Post date: Wednesday, 10 May, 2017 - 13:34
Congratulations to our cousin! The Chief’s cousin, Sarah Petersen, has been appointed secretary to the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs (SCSC).
Post date: Tuesday, 25 April, 2017 - 17:40
Pictured (L-R): Lord Hodge, George Dick and Jamie Durie
Dundee University Mooters Jamie Durie and George Dick, finalists in the university’s annual Mooting Championship held at the Supreme Court in London, presented their case before Lord Hodge on 28th March. He handed down his judgement that Durie and Dick were the victors in the Scots property law moot problem
Post date: Sunday, 23 April, 2017 - 19:33
Swing a kilt, strut in trews, swirl a skirt, swathe a stole!
Coming to the Tattoo in Edinburgh? What finery will you wear? To join in marching onto the esplanade on ‘Durie Night’ - which we are sharing with the Bruce Family - tartan must be worn!
Post date: Tuesday, 18 April, 2017 - 12:23
Ken Durie – a Canadian member - has reported on one of the Shennachie’s US Road Trip talks:
“Researching Your Scottish Ancestry”, held at Troy, Michigan, USA, by the St. Andrew's Society of Michigan as part of Bruce's American Lecture Series.
Post date: Monday, 3 April, 2017 - 15:44
The week of 27th March saw four Dundee students moot (argue a case) before Lord Hodge at the Supreme Court in the final of the Dundee Mooting Championship. One of them is Jamie (on the RHS), the son of Dr Bruce Durie – Shennachie to the Durie Chief and the DFA.
Post date: Friday, 27 January, 2017 - 12:00
Dr Bruce Durie, world acknowledged expert on Scottish family history and genealogy, and Shennachie to the Chief and the Durie Family Association, is starting a Road Trip around the States!
Post date: Sunday, 15 January, 2017 - 18:57
DURIE NIGHT AT THE TATTOO + ‘DURIES AND FOUR SCOTTISH QUEENS’
Friday 25th August – Durie Night at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Saturday 26th August - A day trip to Fife, visiting historic places with Durie connections.
Sunday 27th August - A day in and around Edinburgh, with more Durie connections.
And also on Friday a chance for personal genealogical research with Bruce to help.
Each day/activity can be taken separately
Post date: Thursday, 12 January, 2017 - 17:20
The New Year started well for our searches for Duries around the world. Margaret Morgan Monk, a descendant in Australia of John Durie b. Glasgow 23 March 1855 d. 26 Nov 1937 and his wife Eliza Durie (Young) b. NSW 1 July 1860 d.13 March 1944 made contact sending this old photograph.
Post date: Wednesday, 30 November, 2016 - 15:34
Durie Night at the Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo 2017 - 'Splash of Tartan' - Friday 25th August 2017
- TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE, ON LINE
Tickets for the reserved area for Duries for the exceptional Tattoo night, with the Bruce Family, are now available on line. If you are interested make contact to be sent the Special Link and a Personal Password/Code.
Post date: Sunday, 20 November, 2016 - 17:23
A day tour to the Durie Fife heartlands on Saturday 26th August 2017 – the day after the Durie Night at the Tattoo - will cover several links members of the family had with four Scottish Queens: St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland with her links to Dunfermline Abbey, Mary of Guise, Mary Queen of Scots and Anne of Denmark, Queen to James VI of Scotland & I of Great Britain. Come on the tour and discover these intriguing stories!
Dr Bruce Durie, Shennachie to the Chief and internationally recognised genealogist and historian will lead the tour.