Scottish Genealogy – Are we a Clan or a Family? And can we have a Chief?

Dr. Bruce Durie
Apr 12, 2024
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About this webinar

Not every Scottish surname is a Clan, despite what your “Clan Society” says. Are there really “Septs”? And how do we go about getting a Chief?

About the speaker

About the speaker

Dr. Bruce Durie is considered one of Scotland’s top genealogists, with an international reputation. He is perhaps best known for his eight-year BBC radio series, “Digging Up Your Roots” and “A House with A Past”, and he has authored over 30 books,
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  1. KW
    Kenneth Wright
    6 days ago

    Witty and packed with information.

  2. AW
    Allison Willis
    6 days ago

    Excellent as always!!

  3. KP
    Karen Prytula
    6 days ago

    I was astounded at the amount of Scottish history Mr. Drurie pushed through in such a short time period. He really knows his stuff, and was able to clarify fact from fiction for us, and believe it or not, there is a lot of fiction floating around in Scottish history.

  4. SM
    Simona MacAngus
    6 days ago

    Excellent presentation even if he did pop some of my romantic notions regarding my Scots ancestry!

  5. CC
    Christine Chesters
    6 days ago

    Excellent! I now have a better understanding of clans!

  6. JM
    jennine mcwilliams
    6 days ago

    Well that blew all my preconceived “knowledge” out of the water. Now I can explain a bit more clearly my mums Scottish-Irish DNA to her.

  7. LC
    Linda Curtis
    6 days ago

    Thank you! I saw my Scottish name on one of the pages! Will have to go back and read it all again. Dr. Bruce did a wonderful job of dispelling the myths, etc! Thanks for the reference books at the end also! Great Webinar.

  8. PG
    Patricia Gray
    6 days ago

    Excellent presentation, really enjoyed it. It is great to see that the reality of ‘Clans’ and things associated is now being spoken about. Thank you Dr Durie and all involved.


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