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  • William Cathcart (1732 - d.)
    WILLIAM CATHCART William Cathcart is the son of Hugh Cathcart, merchant in Glasgow, and his wife Helen Wardrop. He was born before 1 October 1732, the date upon which his baptism was registered at Gl...
  • Rev Andrew Murray McGregor (1829 - 1918)
    REVEREND ANDREW MURRAY MCGREGOR Minister of the Gospel in the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa The Reverend Andrew Murray McGregor is the son of Alexander McGregor and his wife Christian Gunn....
  • William Meikleham, LL.B (1802 - 1852)
    1. William Stuart Meikleham was born 7 FEB 1802 in Glasgow, Scotland, and died 1852 in Milwaukee. He was the son of 2. William Meikleham and 3. Alison Scott. Spouses: Penelope Meikleham (born Young) ...
  • David Scott Meikleham, M.D. (1804 - 1849)
    Sr. David Scott MEIKLEHAM was born 6 JAN 1804 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, and died 20 NOV 1849 in New York, NY. “A cousin of Sir Walter Scott.” Family From He was the son of William Meikle...
  • John Flett Lennie (bef.1845 - d.)
    JOHN LENNIE (aka JOHN FLETT LENNY) Blacksmith: Hudson's Bay Company Servant, 1862-76 John Lennie is the son of Andrew Lennie and his wife Jean Firth. He was born before 5 February 1845, the date up...

Scots Abroad

The purpose of this project is to note the GENi profiles of Scots abroad. Profiles of Scottish born people who either emigrated to various parts of the world and died there, or who died abroad in other circumstances -conflicts, exploration etc. - can be listed below.

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People of note can be listed in the listing below with notes; others of less notoriety can be linked but not noted.

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New Zealand

South Africa

  • James Rose-Innes (1799-1873) Teacher and first Superintendent-general of Education at the Cape, professor of mathematics - South African

United States

  • James Petrie Chalmers launched and edited the world's first film magazine: "The Moving Picture World" in New York in 1907


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