Charles John BURNETT

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1940-11-06
Education Fraserburgh Acad, Gray's Sch of Art Aberdeen (DA), Aberdeen Coll of Educn, Univ of Edinburgh (MLitt, 1992)
Publications N/A
Recreations reading, visiting places of historic interest
Clubs Banff Town and County
Style Charles J Burnett, Esq
Career Advertising Dept House of Fraser 1963-64, Exhibitions Div Central Office of Information 1964-68, asst curator Letchworth Museum and Art Gallery 1968-71, head of design Nat Museum of Antiquities of Scotland 1971-85, curator of fine art Scot United Servs Museum Edinburgh Castle 1985-96, chamberlain Duff House Banff 1997-2004; heraldic advsr Girl Guide Assoc Scotland 1978-2010, vice-pres Soc of Antiquaries of Scot 1992-95 (memb Cncl 1986-88), memb Advsy Bd Heraldry Soc of Ireland 1986-90, pres Heraldry Soc of Scot 2003- (vice-pres 1987-2003); librarian Priory of the Order of St John in Scot 1987-98; tstee St Andrews Fund for Socts Heraldry 2001-, chm Banff Preservation and Heritage Soc 2002-10, chm Pitsligo Castle Tst 2010- (vice-chm 2003-10), memb Bd Banff Renaissance Project 2008-10; pres 27th Int Congress for Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences 2006; numerous pubns on Scottish history and heraldry; HM Offr of Arms: Dingwall Pursuivant 1983, Ross Herald 1988-2010, Ross Herald Extraordinary 2011-; tstee Bield Retirement Housing Tst 1992-96; first hon memb Dorothy Dunnett Readers' Assoc 2006; hon citizen State of Oklahoma USA 1989; convenor Companions of the Order of Malta 1991-94; Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal 2002, Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal 2012; FSA Scot 1964, AMA 1972, FHS Scot 1989; KStJ 1991 (CStJ 1982, OStJ 1974, SBStJ 1972); Knight of the Order of St Maurice and St Lazarus 1999, Knight of the Royal Order of Francis I 2002
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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