This session will deal with the IIJG sponsored project "A Demographic and Genealogical Survey of Scottish Jewry?. Some background will be given detailing the procedures employed to identify and gather the available data. The presentation will continue to cover the founding and development of Scottish Jewry from the late 18th century up to the turn of the 20th century and beyond. The origins of the Jewish immigrants to Scotland will be analysed as will their settlement patterns and development over time. Newly discovered documents and newspaper articles will shed light on the history of the Jews of Scotland.