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  • Benjamin Bernard Dunchue (c.1856 - 1927)
    Benjamin Bernard Dunchue SILVER WEDDING DUNCHUE—SHARP.—On the 23rd January, 1881, by the Rev. H. Cowan, Benjamin Bernard Dunchue to Harriet Helen Sharp, only daughter of the late William Sharp, bot...
  • Walter Scott, Esq. (1783 - 1810)
    WALTER SCOTT Spurious Pedigree Walter Scott here treated has been misidentified as the husband of Stewart Edgar in at least one pedigree that has been published by My Heritage. This is not po...
  • Muriel Spark (1918 - 2006)
    Dame Muriel Sarah Spark DBE, CLit, FRSE, FRSL (née Camberg; 1 February 1918 – 13 April 2006) was a Scottish novelist, short story writer, poet and essayist. Brief Biography From Muriel Spark’...
  • 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....

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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