Kilted Kulture Conference for Year of Stories 2022

September Speakers


Kilted Kulture Year of Stories 2022

The Kilted Kulture Virtual Conference for September will take place on Saturday 10th September 2022 from 2pm GMT 


The Topic of this event is Industry & Occupations

Speakers & Topics:

Justin Parkes - Scottish Steelworks and the Coal-fired Ironworks Industry

Stephen Clancy - The Lives of Paisley Weavers
Irene O'Brien - My Ancestors was...    (Researching Ancestors Occupations)

Neil Fraser - Historic Environment Scotlands Industrial Collections

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Justin Parkes - Scottish Steelworks and the Coal-fired Ironworks Industry

Justin Parkes has been Industrial History Curator for North Lanarkshire Council, based at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life in Coatbridge, since 2008. He is a committee member of the Scottish Transport & Industrial Collections & Knowledge (STICK) network.

Stephen Clancy - Urban Historian - The Lives of Paisley Weavers

Stephen graduated from the University of Glasgow with a MA(Hons) in History. Stephen has worked as an archaeologist on many digs in Paisley & taught numerous university courses in local history & genealogy. 

Stephen now carries out genealogical and historical research while delivering local talks and walking tours.

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Irene O'Brien

Dr Irene O'Brien - My Ancestor was...

Dr Irene O'Brien is the Senior Archivist at Glasgow City Archives. Irene is a popular speaker at genealogy events. She will share with us the resources available to help us know more about the occupations of our ancestors. 

Neil Fraser - Historic Environment Scotlands Industrial Collections

Neil joined the heritage world with Scran in 2001. Scran became a service of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland in 2008 who then joined with Historic Scotland to become Historic Environment Scotland in 2015.

Neil is committed to helping the public enjoy the fantastic archive resources that HES has to offer.

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Each of these events will takes place at 2pm GMT/9am Eastern Time & will run for about 3 hours. 


The cost of each event is £10 GBP* or $17 CAD*

*Booking is made via Christine Woodcocks website at the below link so currency coversion rates may differ

Attendees can register for 1, 2, 3 or all 4 events.


Register for all 4 events & receive an additional FREE conference 'Creating Your Family Story'  which will take place on the 15th October.   

Book now so as not to miss out