The Society is very grateful for your past support and hopes you’ll come to our Annual General
Meeting to be held on Thursday 14th November 2019 at 7.30 pm in the Friends Room of St
Magnus Centre, Kirkwall.
The evening will include a talk by OHS Chair, Spencer Rosie, on Kirkwall’s Royal Charters.
Also, the launch of a new OHS publication, The Henry Sinclair Casebook by Vicki Hild. Henry I Sinclair was a minor Lowland Scottish noble, who became a trusted servant of a ‘foreign’ king in Scandinavia, after being installed in 1379 as Earl of Orkney, then still part of Norway’s Atlantic territories.
As ever there is an opportunity to get involved and this year there are vacancies on the Board as
some members have decided to retire. We are therefore looking forward to welcoming new
members to the Board and would hope you will consider standing. The meetings are generally held
every 6 weeks on an evening in Kirkwall and last for about 2 hours. We are specifically looking for
a Treasurer and also a Membership Secretary along with general members who might take on some