In 1943 the Congress of Archaeological Societies met and decided that a Council should be formed to consider the future of archaeology throughout the country.  It was suggested that the best way of achieving involvement in future policies for archaeology would be through the establishment of 13 regional groups representing archaeological opinion in different parts of the country. It was proposed that they should be formed under an umbrella body which should be known as the Council for British Archaeology.

The organisation of the Scottish Regional Group was held on 6th January 1944. We have been through a few changes since then but still looking out for Scotland’s archaeology