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People Connected to Selkirkshire

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  • Leslie Dewing Blackburn (1865 - 1899)
    UK, British Army Lists, 1882-1962 Name: Leslie Dewing Blackburn Birth Date: 29 Jun 1865 Military Year: 1892 Regiment: Sco Rif Rank: Lieutenant The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902 ...
  • Hon. Robert Francis Leslie Blackburn, Lord Blackburn (1864 - 1944)
    Obituary " Lord Blackburn , an uncle of the former Queen by marriage and a former Judge of the Court of Session, died at his Edinburgh home, Ellerton, 125 Grange Loan, on Tuesday night. His wife Lady...
  • Mungo I Park (c.1714 - 1793)
    See Mungo Park - The African Traveler by Kenneth Lupton. Chapter 11 - Family and Education page 5 Mungo Park was aged 47 in 1761 when he married 19 year old Elspeth, daughter of the tenant Tinnes...
  • Colonel Lord Henry Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1868 - 1945)
    He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.). He fought in the Boer War. He was Colonel of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regi...
  • Alexander Park (1773 - 1814)
    Alexander Park. From "In 1814 the Bank's Agent in Selkirk (Alexander Park) died leaving the post vacant. " AND Alexander Park was born in 1773 and was the brother of the famous explorer M...

People Connected to Selkirkshire

Historic County of Scotland

Image right - Selkirkshire within Scotland in 1890

See also

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

How to use this Page

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

People connected to Selkirkshire can be linked to the following projects.


"The locality of the title is in one of the minor vales of Selkirkshire, and tradition attributes its origin to a recess, or in modern (1871) Scotch, a cleugh therein.

Historical and Political people

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


People from Selkirkshire 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 "Selkirkshire 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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Selkirkshire Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Selkirkshire

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South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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