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13 May 2021
PR help needed

PR help needed

The John Rae Society is looking for someone to lead the press and publicity activities for the Society as we enter [...]

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26 April 2021
JohnRaeChallenge: Kiltwalk

JohnRaeChallenge: Kiltwalk

Cathy, the daughter of one of our Trustees Liz MacInally has taken part in the Great Kiltwalk and has raised [...]

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21 April 2021
Obituary: Ian Waddel 1942 - 2021

Obituary: Ian Waddel 1942 - 2021

Ian Waddell 1942 – 2021Ian Waddell Q.C. was due to give us a talk on the 5th May.Born in Glasgow, [...]

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12 April 2021
On-Line Talk: The Hall of Clestrain – The Investigation and Salvation of a Most Precious Survival

On-Line Talk: The Hall of Clestrain – The Investigation and Salvation of a Most Precious Survival

By Tom Addyman, MA (Conservation of Historic Buildings) with distinction, established Addyman Archaeology, one of the leading archaeological companies in [...]

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25 March 2021
Talk a great success

Talk a great success

Our talk On-Line Talk: Where Sheep May Safely Graze on the future of The Hall of Clestrain and the [...]

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20 March 2021
Successful first talk.

Successful first talk.

Forgotten Hero — Now Remembered    March 12th 2021 This was the first in our series of online talks about the Arctic [...]

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22 December 2020
Andrew's challenge # 2

Andrew's challenge # 2

Hello all you generous sports. Starting a challenge is far more of a challenge than actually doing it! This is [...]

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19 October 2020
Archaeology 11: Final round up - for now!

Archaeology 11: Final round up - for now!

During lockdown, my wife, Sigrid and I decided to start the revamp of the wonderful cabin lent to JRS by [...]

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16 October 2020
Hall access road planning notice

Hall access road planning notice

Where the new access road will be.John Rae may have been known for his ‘long strides’ but the progress in [...]

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