Do you wonder if the family stories of your Scottish ancestry and heritage are exactly as they were told to you? Do you worry that there is more myth than reality?Or do you have no information at all? Have your Real Genealogy researched!
Dr. Bruce Durie BSc (Hons) PhD OMLJ FSAScot FCollT FIGRS FHEA
Bruce Durie is considered one of Scotlands best-known genealogists, with an international reputation. Bruce is perhaps best known for his BBC radio series, “Digging Up Your Roots” (eighth season in 2014), and “A House with A Past”, and he has authored 30 books, including the best-selling “Scottish Genealogy” now in its 3rd edition. (www.brucedurie.co.uk/books)
Bruce founded the much-acclaimed post-graduate program in Genealogical Studies at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, which he headed for six years as Course Director, until 2011. Now a Fellow at Strathclyde, he is developing a full-time one-year Masters and a Doctoral programme.
He also teaches courses on Genealogy, Documents and Heraldry at the University of Edinburgh.
Recently elected to the prestigious Académie Internationale de Généalogie (the only member from Scotland), he is Shennachie (Genealogist and Historian) to the Chief of Durie, Shennachie to COSCA and holder of the Fulbright Senior Scottish Studies Scholar award, 2015-16.
Specialities: Scottish Genealogy and Family History.
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