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  • Courtesy of - Daniel Baker
    George McPherson Shanks (1885 - 1961)
    Address 1944 - 43 Melsondieu Road, Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland George McPherson Shanks served in the military on August 10, 1903, in Keith, Banffshire, Scotland, when he was 16 years old. Joined the ...
    Francis Shanks (1889 - 1968)
    Address 1944 - 45 Fife Street, Keith, Banffshire, Scotland British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 Name: Frank Shanks Gender: Male Birth Date: abt 1889 Enlistment Age: 26 Document Yea...
    James Chisholm Shanks (1880 - 1950)
    Address 1944 - 25 Pluscarden Road, Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland 1916-1918 • France James Chisholm Shanks served in the military in 1916 in France when he was 36 years old. POSSIBLY LOTFWW Medal ...
  • Lieutenant James Sutherland Brown (1881 - 1917)
    BROWN, JAMES SUTHERLAND Rank: Lieutenant Date of Death: 30/09/1917 Regiment/Service: Special List attd. 3rd Nigeria Regiment, W.A.F.F. Panel Reference: Memorial: DAR ES SALAAM BRITISH AND INDIAN MEMO...
  • Audrey Hay (1942 - 1984)

People Connected to Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire

Historic County of Scotland

Image right - Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire within Scotland in 1890

See also

Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire - Main Page
Medieval Moray
Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Churchyards
Historic Buildings of Morayshire, Scotland

How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire 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 Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Morayshire/Elginshire can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire (Link to follow) which covers the History of Moray 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 Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire 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 "Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire 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 Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire

Please add the names of people from Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire who settled in the "New World"




South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

Other Pages for People Connected to Scottish Counties
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