Donald Whyte, a well-known and very respected genealogist, an author and JP, died on Friday 23rd April 2010 at the age of 84. He was a founder member of the Scottish Genealogy Society and several other Scottish family history societies as well as the inspiration behind our Society. The funeral will be held on Thursday, 29th April in Kirkliston Parish Church at 2 pm - all friends are invited.
His works included Scottish Surnames; Walter MacFarlane, Clan Chief & Antiquary; as well as a number of works listing clock and watchmakers in different areas of Scotland between 1453 and 1900.
A notice of his death was in The Scotsman newspaper on 24th April.