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Linlithgowshire (now West Lothian) - Family Heads

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  • David McKenzie Grewar, SV/PROG (1796 - 1853)
    The Grewar family in South Africa are descendants of David McKenzie Grewar (or GRUAR). He was born in Linlithgow, Scotland in 1796, the son of John Grewar who appropriately was a brewer, and his wife J...

People Connected to Linlithgowshire

(now West Lothian)

Historic County

Image right - Linlithgowshire within Scotland in 1890

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See also Linlithgowshire (now West Lothian) - Main Page

People connected to Linlithgowshire can be placed in the following groups.

Clans

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Linlithgowshire (Link to follow) which covers the History of Linlithgowshire and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Families with their roots in Linlithgowshire /West Lothian.

Please add the earliest head of the family to the list of Linlithgowshire Families on Geni below and link their profiles to the project. These should be male! Adding anyone with a birthplace in Linlithgowshire to the project would cause the project to be a little cluttered, so please restrict this to the earliest head of family!

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Linlithgowshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.

Linlithgowshire (West Lothian) - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

Emigrants

People from Linlithgowshire who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Linlithgowshire families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project - there is no point in duplicating the list.

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Non-bold links take you to other biographical web pages.

How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects.

Linlithgowshire Genealogical Resources

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Emigrants from Linlithgowshire

Please add the names of people from Linlithgowshire who settled in the "New World"

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South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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