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People Connected to Kirkcudbrightshire

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  • James Duff (1806 - 1865)
    James Duff was a Mail Coachman. 1851 Census Parish of Dumfries, enumeration District No 9, Household No 154, Place: Townhead. James Duff, head of household, married, aged 45, A Mail Coachman, bor...
  • James Duff (1834 - d.)
    1841 Scotland Census about James Duff Name: James Duff Age: 7 Estimated birth year: abt 1834 Gender: Male Where born: Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Civil Parish: Kelton County: Kirkcudbrightshire Ad...
  • Hugh Cowden, Sr. (c.1811 - c.1891)
    I wondered why the towns all seemed to be intermixed; so did a little research. Also, why was this family so involved with wood. Here's what I discovered. Everything is in the SW region of Scotland, lo...
  • James McQueen (1788 - 1861)
    Resident at Greenhead (Mill) between Balmaclellan Villiage & Corsock Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.
  • John Hoatson (c.1799 - d.)

People Connected to Kirkcudbrightshire

Historic County of Scotland

Image right - Kirkcudbrightshire within Scotland in 1890

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How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Kirkcudbrightshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Kirkcudbrightshire Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Kirkcudbrightshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Kirkcudbrightshire can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

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

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 Kirkcudbrightshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Kirkcudbrightshire 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 "Kirkcudbrightshire 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.

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Heads of Kirkcudbrightshire Families on Geni

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.
























Emigrants from Kirkcudbrightshire

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




South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

Other Pages for People Connected to Scottish Counties


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