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People Connected to Berwickshire

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  • James Leitch (c.1891 - d.)
    Private James Leitch, " D"Company, 1/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed at Gallipoli during the "Charge" on 12th July 1915 on the Turkish trenches at Achi Baba Nullah...
  • John W.H. White (1920 - 1983)
    1920: born Leaside, Chirnside. Attended Duns High School, left at age 13-14. Worked in family butchers shop. In late 1930's joined Scottish Agricultural Industries in Berwick-upon-Tweed, lived at...
  • William Hunter (1836 - 1921)
    1836 born to John Hunter & Cecilia Paterson, in Cockburnspath, Berwickshire. 1841 census: age 4, living at Ayton Mains, Berwickshire, with parents and brothers John and James, and sister Jane. 1851...
  • David Drummond (c.1854 - c.1902)
  • Sir Patrick Dunbar of Cockburn & Stranith (c.1310 - 1356)
    Sir Patrick Dunbar was the son of Sir Alexander Dunbar.1 He married Isabel Randolph, daughter of Thomas Randolph, 1st Earl of Moray and Isabella Stewart.2 He died in 1356 at Candia, Crete, Greece, enro...

People Connected to Berwickshire

Historic County of Scotland

Image right - Berwickshire within Scotland in 1890

See also

Berwickshire - Main Page
Historic Buildings of Berwickshire
Berwickshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Berwickshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Berwickshire 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 Berwickshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

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

Clans

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historic Berwickshire (Link to follow) which covers the History of Berwickshire 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 Berwickshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.

Emigrants

People from Berwickshire 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 "Berwickshire 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 Berwickshire Families on Geni

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

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Emigrants from Berwickshire

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

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