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People Connected to Roxburghshire

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  • Henry, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon (1114 - 1152)
    Henry of Scotland (Eanric mac Dabíd, 1114 – 12 June 1152) was a Prince of Scotland, heir to the Kingdom of Alba. He was also Earl of Northumberland and Earl of the Honour of Huntingdon and Northamp...
  • Robert Gladstains (Gladstone) (1818 - 1895)
    1861 CENSUS Name: Robert Gledstones Age: 42 Estimated birth year: abt 1819 Relationship: Visitor Gender: Male Where born: Hawick, Roxburghshire Registration Number: 810 Registration d...
  • Elizabeth Tait (1777 - 1852)
  • Reverend John Rutherford (1647 - 1740)
    Rev. John Rutherford and his wife, Isabella Alleine, lived on the River Tweed in Scotland. From Scotland, they moved to County Down, Ireland, where he died in his 84th year and she in her 82nd year. ...
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    Thomas Pringle (1789 - 1834)
    1820 British Settler Thomas Pringle 31, together with his parents and 4 siblings, and his wife Margaret Brown 40, were members of Pringle's Party of 24 Settlers on the Settler Ship Brilliant . Part...

People Connected to Roxburghshire

Historic County of Scotland

Image right - Roxburghshire within Scotland in 1890

See also

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

How to use this Page

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

People connected to Roxburghshire can be linked the following groups.


  • Belshes
  • Borthwick
  • Chisholm
  • Cumming
  • Kerr
  • Young

Historical and Political people

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


People from Roxburghshire 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 "Roxburghshire 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 Roxburghshire Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Roxburghshire

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


South America

United States



South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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