The Burning of the Witch

Some of you may have heard the name Grissell Jaffray. She was executed in Dundee for being a witch in 1669. This was the last execution of a witch in Dundee. Just how many there were before her, we don't know exactly. The records don't survive. Grissell was married to a wealthy business man. He... Continue Reading →

A Boy Named Winston

Winston Churchill. A name that conjures up certain images. To most people that image involves a bowler hat, a long cigar and the 'V for victory' sign. War-time Prime Minister and, in 2002, voted the greatest Briton of all time. Generally revered by most UK citizens. Everywhere that is except Dundee. Churchill's connection to the... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Recording for the future

There is no doubt that the current situation and lockdown has affected all of our lives. To make sure that the everyday lives of everyday people are recorded during this massive event, we would like you to write down your experiences. Of course, we are always happy to collect personal diaries from the people of... Continue Reading →

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