An antiquary or antiquarian (from the Latin: antiquarius, meaning pertaining to ancient times) is an expert in or student of antiquities and things of the past.
More specifically, the term is used for those who study the past with particular attention to ancient artefacts, heritage sites, or archives and manuscripts. Anyone who is interested in Scotland’s past can apply to join the national antiquarian society.
Throughout the Society’s own history many notable people have been Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, some of whom are listed here.
If you are interested in joining the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland please visit the Join Us page of the website.
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