Historical Association Archives - Auchterarder

Auchterarder and District Local History Association Jan 2019

First meeting of the Association in 2019 took place on Friday 18th January. The guest speaker was Rd. John Ferguson-Smith, who holds the ancient title of ‘Hospitaller’ of St. John Scotland. John outlined its origins from the 11th Century Hospital of St. John in Jerusalem whose administrators formed a religious order. They later took on Read more about Auchterarder and District Local History Association Jan 2019[…]

Auchterarder and District Local History Association October 2018

In the tradition of story-telling Lynne McGeachie (an author and member of the Beatrix Potter Society) made sure her audience were “sitting comfortably” before she began to tell the story of Beatrix Potter in Perthshire. Beatrix Potter was born in 1866 to wealthy parents who lived in South Kensington, then as now a wealthy part Read more about Auchterarder and District Local History Association October 2018[…]