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People Connected to Linlithgowshire (now West Lothian)

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  • John Spottiswoode (1565 - 1639)
    SPOTTISWOOD, JOHN, a distinguished prelate, archbishop of St. Andrews, eldest son of the preceding, was born in 1565. The house of Greenbank near the village of Mid Calder, Edinburghshire, is mentioned...
  • The Bond of Sacrifice
    Capt. Charles Arthur Campbell Bentley (1878 - 1914)
    Served in South African War 1899-1902 (Queen's medal with six clasps, King's medal with two clasps) - Visitation of Ireland. BENTLEY, CHARLES ARTHUR CAMPBELL Rank: Captain Date of Death: 23/10/1914...
  • Jane (Jean) Bower (1824 - 1894)
  • Archibald Miller (1989 - 1916)
    MILLER, A Rank: Private Service No: 1422 Date of Death: 27/07/1916 Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 2nd Bn. Grave Reference: VI. E. 9. Cemetery: ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY CWGC ? Medal Index Ca...
  • Honourable Louis Hope (1817 - 1894)
    Biographical Summary " Louis , born 29 October 1817, captain in the Coldstream Guards, died 15 August 1894. Married, 12 October 1859, Susan Frances Sophia, elder daughter of Captain William John Duma...

People Connected to Linlithgowshire

Historic County of Scotland

(now West Lothian)

Image right - Linlithgowshire within Scotland in 1890

See also

Linlithgowshire Main Page
Linlithgowshire (West Lothian) - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
Historic Buildings of Linlithgowshire

How to use this Page

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

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


Historical and Political people

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


People from Linlithgowshire 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 "Linlithgowshire 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 Linlithgowshire Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Linlithgowshire

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




South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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