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  • Robert Powrie, SV/PROG (1784 - 1838)
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    BLAIR-OLIPHANT, PHILIP LAURENCE KINGTON Rank: Lieutenant Colonel Date of Death: 08/04/1918 Age: 50 Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Rifles 22nd Entrenching Bn., late 11th/13th Bn. formerly Rifle Brigade...
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People Connected to Perthshire

Historic County of Scotland

Image right - Perthshire within Scotland in 1890

See also

Perthshire Main Page
Perthshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
Historic Buildings of Perthshire

How to use this Page

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

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

Historical and Political people

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


People from Perthshire 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 Perthshire 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 Perthshire Families on Geni

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.
























Emigrants from Perthshire

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




South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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