Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Queer Folk o’ the Shaws: Flemish immigrants in Pollokshaws

As part of this blog series we will be examining evidence of Flemish immigrants settling in different parts of Scotland. The heaviest concentrations of Flemish appear to have been on the east, Flanders-facing, side of Scotland. In the article below, … Continue reading

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The Influence of Mainard the Fleming on the Character of St Andrews

One of the goals of this blog series is to identify and discuss people of Flemish origin who have had a noteworthy impact on Scotland.  In this blog article, Robin Evetts, our first guest blogger, examines the influence of Mainard … Continue reading

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The DNA Project

A DNA project associated with the Scotland and the Flemish People Project is now up and running.  This will be an important complement to the project’s historical research.  There are two key issues that DNA analysis could help address.  First, … Continue reading

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