St John Scotland was formed in 1947 to improve the health of people in Scotland,and since our beginning,  we have grown and responded to the changing needs of communities across Scotland. Find out more about this project to capture our 75 year history.

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This website is the culmination of a project undertaken to capture the 75-year history of the charitable work of St John Scotland. Read on to find out more about our roots, how we were founded, and how we became the organisation we are today.

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Oral history archive

Over thirty respondents shared their memories of volunteering with St John Scotland. They recall their involvement with fundraising activities, St John Scotland’s charitable services over the years, and delivering our current volunteer-led services. Click on the links to watch their interviews in full.

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Past and present images of St John Scotland’s members, volunteers, and charitable activities.

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Learn more about the history of St John Scotland and the Order of St John, and download or order a copy of the 75th anniversary book.

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