This page contains resources relating to the Scottish Diaspora. The aim of these resources is to promote better understanding of the history of the Scottish Diaspora, and its enduring legacy around the world. It is hoped that these resources will be useful for students of Scottish Diaspora history and culture, as well as genealogists who are researching their family history. The development of resources is ongoing, so please come back regularly to check for updates.
This short ebook explores the history of St Andrew’s Balls in Hong Kong from their first emergence in the mid-nineteenth century to the 1920. It has been co—produced as part of work for the European, Ethnic and Expatriate project funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council.
Interactive timeline about Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns, and his connection with, and legacy in, New Zealand.
This is a map of the world with details about Scottish settlement abroad and the history of the Scottish Diaspora. Simply click on a country to learn more about the Scots who settled there. The map is an ongoing project, and details for countries are still being added. The United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, Hong Kong, Japan, South Africa, Malawi, Egypt, Samoa and Panama are already available.
This is a map of New Zealand and its regions. Click on a region and a window will pop up containing a story about a Scottish connection the region has. Stories are still being added, so come back for updates.