People Connected to Edinburghshire
Historic County of Scotland
Image right - Edinburghshire within Scotland in 1890
Midlothian (Edinburghshire) Genealogical Resources
How to use this Page
- Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Edinburghshire (now Midlothian) to this project.
- 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.
Feel free to follow, request to collaborate
To join the project use the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page.
Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance.
See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going!
Heads of Edinburghshire Families on Geni
Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.
Emigrants from Edinburghshire (now Midlothian)
Please add the names of people from Edinburghshire (now Midlothian) who settled in the "New World"
- Margaret Keddie (1833 Fife - 1898 Scofield, Carbon)
- Agnes McDonald (1826 Leith - 1889 Utah)
- George Swan (1826 Edinburghshire - 1899 Utah)
- John Tait (1779 Edinburgh - 1868 Indiana)
Other Pages for People Connected to Scottish Counties
this project is in History Link