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 FCollT FIGRS FHEA FRSB CBiol QG
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 4th edition. (www.brucedurie.co.uk/books.html)
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, and developed the Masters programme in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies. Now a Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, he teaches occasional courses Genealogy, Documents and Heraldry.
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, and was holder of the Fulbright Senior Scottish Studies Scholar award, 2015-16.
He has Right of Audience at the Court of the Lord Lyon, and can petition for legal Arms on behalf of others.
Specialities: Scottish Genealogy and Family History, Scottish Heraldry, Scottish History
Ancestral and Historical Tours co-organised with Jamie, Lord Sempill (www.clanchieftours.co.uk/)
More info at www.brucedurie.co.uk, books at www.brucedurie.co.uk/books/, ancestral and heraldic matters at http://www.ancestralscots.com/
Contact for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org