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People Connected to Edinburghshire (now Midlothian)

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  • Reverend Alexander Gibson, Minister at Bower (bef.1628 - bef.1693)
    REVEREND MR. ALEXANDER GIBSON Minister of the Gospel at Bower The Question of Paternity: Conflicting Claims According to the Fasti of the Church of Scotland, the Reverend Mr. Alexander Gibs...
  • Reverend Mr. John Gibson, Minister of the Gospel at Holm (bef.1625 - 1681)
    REVEREND MR. JOHN GIBSON Minister of the Gospel at Holm The Question of Paternity: Conflicting Claims According to the Fasti of the Church of Scotland, the Reverend Mr. John Gibson, here tr...
  • Archibald Gibson, Writer to the Signet (bef.1634 - 1666)
    ARCHIBALD GIBSON WS Writer to the Signet Archebald Gibsone (1634) According to History of the Society of Writers to the Signet, Archibald Gibson, here treated, is the fourth son of Andrew Gibso...
  • Reverend Adam Gibson, Minister of the Gospel at Shapinsay (bef.1629 - 1678)
    Reverend Mr. Adam Gibson Minister of the Gospel at Shapinsay ; formerly Minister at St. Andrews and Deerness The Question of Paternity: Conflicting Evidence According to the Fasti of the Ch...
  • Robert Gladstone, Merchant in Liverpool (1773 - 1835)
    ROBERT GLADSTONE Merchant in Liverpool; Planter in Jamaica; Scottish Slave Owner Robert Gladstone, here treated, is the son of Thomas Gladstone and Helen Neilson. He was born on 1 December 1773, an...

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

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"


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South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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