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Archived Newsletters are not released for general view until two years have passed since the date of publication.

February 2018 Newsletter
 - The Grants of Prospect Lodge, Elgin Part 1 (Stuart Farrell)
 - Nairn County Press Deaths 1900-1903 (Stuart Farrell)

     

October 2017 Newsletter
 - Margaret Ralph Mackintosh (Jeffrey Valliant)
 - Some Moray Chelsea Pensioners (Stuart Farrell)

     

July 2017 Newsletter
 - Boharm Church Fete (Bill Munro)
 - Boharm Free Church Bazaar, 1897 (Stuart Farrell)

     

February 2017 Newsletter
 - The College of Elgin (Bruce Bishop)
 - Elgin Murders (Stuart Farrell)

     

October 2016 Newsletter
 - Some Forres Chelsea Pensioners (Stuart Farrell)
 - Rural Cottages – Foxmoss, Cawdor (Stuart Farrell)

     

July 2016 Newsletter
 - List of The Municipal Electors of Forres, 1836 (Stuart Farrell)
 - A Link to the 18th Century (Doug Stewart)

     

February 2016 Newsletter
 - The Smoke Doctor (Doug Stewart)
 - Some of the Principal Residents of the Burgh of Elgin on 23rd July 1694 (Bruce Bishop)

     

October 2015 Newsletter
 - Fenton Petrie, Soldier, Coin Forger and Murder Victim, Part Two (Stuart Farrell)
 - Miss Brodie of Lethen (Stuart Farrell)

     

July 2015 Newsletter
 - Fenton Petrie, Soldier, Coin Forger and Murder Victim, Part One (Stuart Farrell)
 - DNA Testing, One Person’s Experience (Jane MacGillivray)

     

March 2015 Newsletter
 - The Macleods of Dalvey (Ian Campbell Harris)
 - Forres War Memorial – A Possible Non Commemoration (Stuart Farrell)

     

November 2014 Newsletter
 - Moray Miscellany, Forres War Memorial (Stuart Farrell)
 - St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, Aberlour Marriages 1876-1897 (Stuart Farrell)

     

July 2014 Newsletter
 - Claim of General Service, Anne Blenshal, Elgin (Graeme Wilson)
 - On a Wooden Leg, Charles Millar, 1st Black Watch (Ken Nisbet)

     

March 2014 Newsletter
 - Marriages from the Forres Gazette (Doug Stewart)
 - St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, Aberlour Baptisms 1881-1889 (Stuart Farrell).

     

October 2013 Newsletter
 - The Falconer’s and Tulloch’s of Reriach (Jane McGillivray)
 - Not My Alexander Shand (Doug Stewart)

     

July 2013 Newsletter
 - Moray Miscellany, War Memorial, United Free High Church, Forres (Stuart Farrell)
 - A Grave Conundrum (Tom Graham).

     

March 2013 Newsletter
 - Grant vs Fife, 1820 or Political Corruption, What's New (Doug Stewart)
 - Nairn Miscellany, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (Stuart Farrell)

     

December 2012 Newsletter
 - The Loss of the Fishermen of Stotfield (Bruce B Bishop)
 - The Last Hanging in Elgin (Irene Mackintosh)

     

September 2012 Newsletter
 - An Introduction to Poor Relief Records (Stuart Farrell)
 - The Last Hanging in Elgin (Irene Mackintosh)

     

June 2012 Newsletter
 - Professor John 'Old John' Shand, C.M.G., LLD.D, M.A., 1834-1914 (Doug Stewart)
 - Forres Episcopal Church Baptisms 1875-1876 (Stuart Farrell).

     

March 2012 Newsletter
 - Burial Grounds in the Braes of Glenlivet (Bruce B Bishop).
 - Nairn Working Men’s Club Bazaar - Cookery Book (1904) (Irene Mackintosh).
 - Titanic Link (Alastair J McKenzie)
 - Forres and The Boer War (Ken Nisbet).

     

December 2011 Newsletter
 - An account of the lives a Clark family of Nairnshire (Linda Howie)
 - Dawson Family in Forres (Tom Rollo)
 - 1806 Stotfield Disaster, Which Margaret Edward? (Doug Stewart)

     

September 2011 Newsletter
 - The Libindx Story (Graeme Wilson)
 - Horse Tax for Nairnshire 1797 (Sarah Brodie)

     

June 2011 Newsletter
 - A Brief History of Moray and Nairn Part IV (Bruce B Bishop)
 - John Wilson McHattie, 13 December 1858 - 23 April 1923 (Alison Gale)
 - Forres Episcopal Church Baptisms 1860-1862 (Stuart Farrell)

     

March 2011 Newsletter
 - A Brief History of Moray and Nairn Part III (Bruce B Bishop)
 - A Letter of 1854: The Idiot Lad at Fornighty (Sarah Brodie)
 - Coach accident on the Nairn/Forres Road 1833 and other stories (Irene Mackintosh)
 - Horse Tax of 1797-98, the Horse Tax of 1797-8 for Knockando by (Doug Stewart)
 - Forres Episcopal Church Baptisms 1856-1859 (Stuart Farrell)

     

November 2010 Newsletter
 - A Brief History of Moray and Nairn Part II (Bruce B Bishop)
 - Strondow and Borlum (Pat Milne)
 - Who was Aunt Jessie? (Tom Graham)
 - The town of Keith during the first Jacobite Rebellion (Bruce B Bishop)
 - Farms in the Country of Moray (Doug Stewart)

     

June 2010 Newsletter
 - Does death come on horseback? (Bruce B Bishop)
 - A Brief History of Moray and Nairn Part I (Bruce B Bishop)
 - Elgin Rifle Volunteers, Pluscarden and Kellas (Helen Hughes)
 - Survey of the Shop Tax of 1787-88 (Stuart Farrell) - Forres and Elgin.

     

April 2010 Newsletter
 - Explosion Rocks Elgin, Four Dead, Several Injured (Doug Stewart)
 - Jane Smith - A dip into 19th Century Poor Relief Records (Doug Stewart)
 - Elgin to Dallas, one way to pay for a bridge! (Bruce B Bishop)
 - Discovering Davidsons in Moray & Nairn (Nick Hide)

     

October 2009 Newsletter
 - Finding Elspet McKay, Knockando (Doug Stewart)
 - Some Moray Apprenticeships (Bruce B Bishop)
 - World War One British Army Records - Part 2 (Stuart Farrell)

     

June 2009 Newsletter
 - Before the A96 - The King’s High Way (Bruce B Bishop)
 - A Churchyard Dispute (Kenneth A M Nisbet)
 - World War One British Army Records - An Introduction (Stuart Farrell)

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