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  • Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, KB (1761 - 1809)
    LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SIR JOHN MOORE Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore is the son of Doctor John Moore and his wife Jean Simson. He was born on 13 November 1761 and his baptism was registered on 16 Nove...
  • Alexander William Bruce (1891 - 1967)
    ALEXANDER WILLIAM BRUCE Monumental Inscription In loving memory of JOHN BRUCE who died at Wing Cottage 3rd Jun 1924 aged 77 years. Also his beloved wife ALEXINA MALCOLMSON who died 4th Dec 1926 age...
  • George Simpson McTavish (1863 - 1943)
    GEORGE SIMPSON MCTAVISH junior Hudson's Bay Company Servant, 1878-92 George Simpson McTavish junior is the son of George Simpson McTavish, senior Hudson's Bay Company Biographical Sheet York Fact...
  • William Hunter Stanger (1850 - 1901)
    WILLIAM HUNTER STANGER Hudson's Bay Company Servant, 1869-75 Hudson's Bay Company Biographical Sheets Winnipeg 1881 1881 Census of Canada Rockwood 1891 1891 Census of Canada: Part 1
  • Denis Stamper Lawson
    DENIS STAMPER LAWSON Denis Stamper Lawson (born 27 September 1947) is a Scottish actor and director. He is known for his roles as John Jarndyce in the BBC's adaptation of Bleak House and as Gordon Ur...

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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