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People Connected to East Lothian (Haddingtonshire)

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  • Reverend Doctor Patrick Robertson (1748 - 1822)
    REVEREND PATRICK ROBERTSON Minister of the Gospel at Eddleston Fasti of the Church of Scotland I: 273 ROBERTSON PATRICK ALEXANDER ROBERTSON/ M 18/12/1748 760/ 20 61 Eddleston Evidence from the ...
  • Reverend James Maitland Robertson (b. - 1855)
    REVEREND MR. JAMES MAITLAND ROBERTSON Minister of the Gospel at Livingston He is reported to have been born on 11 May 1774. ROBERTSON JAMES MAITLAND JAMES ROBERTSON/JEAN ROBERTSON FRMR4-35 6 GENS ...
  • Reverend Andrew Hay of Renfield, Minister of the Gospel at Renfrew (b. - 1593)
    ANDREW HAY (aka ANDRO HAY) Evidence from the Yester Writs 25 February 1540-41: Instrument of Sasine given by William Hay of Tallo to Patrick Bank, attorney for Andrew Hay, son of the said William H...
  • Christian Hamilton, Lady Jedburgh (b. - bef.1688)
    CHRISTIAN HAMILTON Lady Jedburgh=== Bogus Genealogy At least one pedigree published by FamilySearch falsely claims that Christian Hamilton, here treated, and her second husband Robert, Lord ...
  • Reverend George Hepburn of Athelstaneford (b. - 1585)
    REVEREND GEORGE HEPBURN OF ATHELSTANEFORD======Minister of the Gospel and Prestonkirk=== Disputed Ancestry According to Darryl Lundy's Peerage, the Reverend George Hepburn, here treated, is ...

People Connected to East Lothian (Haddingtonshire)

Historic County of Scotland

Image right - East Lothian within Scotland in 1890

See also

East Lothian (Haddingtonshire) Main Page
East Lothian (Haddingtonshire) Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
Historical Buildings of East Lothian (Haddingtonshire, Scotland

How to use this Page

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

People connected to East Lothian can also be linked to the following projects.


Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical East Lothian (Link to follow) which covers the History of East Lothian (Haddingtonshire) 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 East Lothian - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from East Lothian 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 "East Lothian 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 East Lothian Families on Geni

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Emigrants from East Lothian

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South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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