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People Connected to Edinburghshire (now Midlothian)

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  • John Kennedy of Craig, younger (bef.1682 - 1725)
    JOHN KENNEDY OF CRAIG younger KENNEDY JOHN JOHN KENNEDY/BARBARA RULE FR2728 (FR2728) M 18/10/1682 685/1 90 161 Edinburgh Death John Kennedy of Craig, here treated, died intestate in October 1725. ...
  • Barbara Rule (deceased)
    BARBARA RULE Barbara Rule, here treated, is the daughter of Reverend Mr. Robert Rule of Peelwalls, Minister of the Gospel at Stirling [NRS: GD20/1/855] The name of her mother is not certainly known, ...
  • John Kennedy of Craig, elder, Apothecary in Edinburgh (b. - 1714)
    JOHN KENNEDY OF CRAIG elder Apothecary in Edinburgh; Burgess and Guild Brother of Edinburgh John Kennedy, here treated, is the son of Oliver Kennedy of Breakath. He was booked 'prentice with Willia...
  • Reverend Mr. Alexander Robertson, Minister of the Gospel at Eddleston (bef.1710 - 1773)
    REVEREND MR. ALEXANDER ROBERTSON [Note] Minister of the Gospel at Eddleston in Peeblesshire ALEXANDER ROBERTSON, born on 10th April 1710. He was the son of Reverend James Robertson He was licenced ...
  • Elspeth Norrie (deceased)
    ELSPETH NORRIE Fake Genealogy It has been claimed that Elspeth Norrie, here treated, married Gavin Hamilton, Resident of Prince George's County in Colonial Maryland and that she died in that...

People Connected to Edinburghshire

(now Midlothian)

Historic County of Scotland

Image right - Edinburghshire within Scotland in 1890

See also

Edinburghshire Main Page
Edinburghshire (now Midlothian) - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
Historic Buildings of Edinburghshire

Midlothian (Edinburghshire) Genealogical Resources

How to use this Page

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

People connected to Edinburghshire can also be linked to the following projects

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Midlothian (Edinburghshire) (Link to follow) which covers the History of Midlothian (Edinburghshire) 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 Edinburghshire (now Midlothian) - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Midlothian (Edinburghshire) 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 "Midlothian (Edinburghshire) families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

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Heads of Edinburghshire Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Edinburghshire (now Midlothian)

Please add the names of people from Edinburghshire (now Midlothian) who settled in the "New World"


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South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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