Local History Society Talk at Cathedral Halls

Tuesday 16 April 2024  07:30pm 

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 DUNBLANE LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY – TALKS 2023-24

Jan 16, 2024               RESTORATION OF THE OLD SPA WELL HOUSE, BRIDGE OF ALLAN.

Chris Calder  & Dave Walsh
Bridge of Allan Well House Restoration Project.

In this very locally focused talk Chris Calder and Dave Walsh will present the story of how the well house and access shaft serving the Bridge of Allan Copper Mine has been re explored and restored.

Feb 20, 2024               THE LOWLAND CANALS

Ian Scott
Falkirk Area Historian.

Ian Scott gave us an excellent talk on James Watt and Kinneil in January 2019 and will return to  describe the fascinating history of the Scottish central belt canals with a prime focus on the Forth and Clyde Canal and the Union Canal.

March ?? 2024           DUNBLANE ANNUAL LECTURE

Jointly with the Civic Society
TBA

Apr 16 2024                WITCHCRAFT AND THE WITCH TRIALS IN STIRLINGSHIRE.

Pam McNicol
Council Archivist
Stirling Council

Pam will explain in her talk how evidence about those accused of witchcraft appears in the records of the Church of Scotland, most notably those of the Stirling Presbytery. The talk will focus on cases in the records held at the Stirling Archives.