A good range of material relating to the Scots is now available online. Moreover, many Scottish community groups, clubs and societies have their own presence on the web. Here are a few useful and interesting links; any suggestions for additions warmly received. Enjoy browsing.


Scots Abroad: Stories of Scottish Emigration
National Library of Scotland Scots Abroad Databases
National Museum of Scotland
Scotland’s People
Scots Abroad
Scots Heritage Magazine
Scottish Diaspora Tapestry
Struileag/Shore to Shore Project

The Scots Abroad

Scots – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
The Scots in New Zealand at Te Papa; for images and an report of the exhibition, please visit electricscotland.com
Scots and Canada
Scots – The Canadian Encyclopedia
Scottish American

Scottish Associations

Societies still going strong today and that have been important to my research are:

Turakina Caledonian Society, New Zealand
St Andrew’s Society of Hong Kong
St Andrew’s Society of Singapore
St Andrew’s Society of Toronto

See also

Clans and Scottish Societies of Canada
Scottish Australian Heritage Council

For more comprehensive lists of Scottish societies, please click here and here; for a list of Scottish clans, click here.

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