Roll of Fellows

Obituaries of Fellows of the Society who contributed significantly to the discovery, understanding or promotion of Scotland’s past.

In addition, obituaries of late Presidents and Honorary Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland can be found in the Society's Proceedings.


Virginia Glenn BA PhD FSA FSAScot

A medievalist and specialist in the decorative arts, she spent most of her career as a museum curator.


Ian Fisher MA FSA FSAScot

Highly talented investigator of Scottish architecture and medieval monumental sculpture in their Insular and Scandinavian settings.


Elizabeth Ann Bonner BA(Hons) PhD FSAScot

Franco-Scottish Historian with research widely published in English and French, with particular interest in the Auld Alliance.


Tam Ward MBE FSAScot

Tam cared deeply about archaeology, inspired others and received an MBE in 2001 for his services to archaeology in Lanarkshire.


John Hedges BSc(Hons) MA MPhil MIfA FRAI FSA FSAScot

A gifted archaeologist in the prehistory of Orkney, especially Iron Age brochs and the Tomb of the Eagles.


Raymond George Lamb BA PhD FSA FSAScot

Orkney’s first islands’ archaeologist and scholar on the development of the early church in the isles.


Euan Wallace MacKie BA PhD FSA FSAScot (to 2017)

A much-respected contributor on ancient metrology and archaeoastronomy.


Ian Gordon Scott MBE DA FSAScot

Ian made a unique contribution to the cultural life of Scotland through his outstanding work recording the nation’s sculptured stones.


Grant Gray Simpson MA(Hons) PhD FSA FRHistS FSAScot

The last member of a group of scholars who transformed the academic study of Scottish history.

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