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History of the Scotland Project

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Date: 2013 [unknown]
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Scotland Project > History

This page provides a timeline of important events in the evolution of the Scotland Project.




  • September - UK Project is established (including Scotland).
  • November - Scotland Project separated from the UK and became a sub-project. Scottish Clans becomes a sub-project of the Scotland Project.


  • Leaders: Doug Straiton, Maria Maxwell, Billy Wallace, Nae (Lockhart) X


  • July - Scotland Project introduces Sponsors for each historic County.
    • Leaders: Maria Maxwell and Doug Straiton


  • April - Scotland Project publishes its first Join thread on G2G.
  • November - Introduction of Project Information Template which contains all the important information about the Project and its leadership.
    • Leaders:Maria Maxwell and Doug Straiton



  • May - Scotland Project becomes an independent Project. Navigation Tabs are added to help improve functionality and user-friendliness. Team formats are introduced to encourage collaboration among Project members. Project Coordinators are put in place to assist with Project activities.
  • September - We lost a friend and member of the Project's Leadership Team. Peter Cameron passed away, unexpectedly. Peter had been volunteering as our Profile Improvement Teams Coordinator.
    • Leaders: Olivia McCabe (aka Susie), Maria Maxwell, Steven Harris, and Amy Gilpin
    • Project Coordinators: Peter Cameron, Mark Sutherland-Fisher, Jackie Prentice


  • January - A help page is implemented to assist new members with questions about the Scotland Project
  • February - The Scottish Clans sub-project is merged with the Scotland Project.
  • March - The Twisted Thistles Challenge Team was established to represent the Scotland Project during WikiTree's quarterly Thon events.
    • Captains: Sarah Mason and Bobbie Hall
  • May - The Tartan Trail was established to assist new and existing Project members with acceptable sources, Profile building skills, and collaboration. As a result, orphaned Scotland profiles get some much needed attention and improvement.
    • Leaders: Amy Gilpin, Bobbie Hall, Maria Maxwell, Doug McCallum, Sarah Mason,
    • Project Coordinators: Mark Sutherland-Fisher, Jackie Prentice, Sarah Mason, David Urquhart, Doug McCallum, Jen Hutton


This year's focus was on improving the accuracy of Scottish profiles. We changed formats for our Newsletter.

  • Leaders: Amy Gilpin, Bobbie Hall, Doug McCallum, Sarah Mason and Jen Hutton

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