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  • Doctor William Balfour Baikie, RN (1824 - 1864)
    DOCTOR WILLIAM BALFOUR BAIKIE, MD, RN, FRGS, FBS, FSA (Scot). Scottish explorer, naturalist and philologist Wikipedia: William Balfour Baikie Wikiwand: William Balfour Baikie
  • Jane McKaughan (1750 - 1802)
  • Admiral Sir Thomas Pasley, Baronet (1734 - 1808)
    ADMIRAL SIR THOMAS PASLEY, BARONET (1734-1808) Admiral Sir Thomas Pasley, Baronet, is the fifth son of James Pasley of Craig (1694 X 1695-1773). According to the Complete Baronetage he was born at Cr...
  • Able Seaman Alfred Taylor, RN (1894 - 1918)
    ABLE SEAMAN ALFRED TAYLOR, RN Alfred Taylor is the sixth child and third son of Charles Taylor, farm labourer, and his wife, Elizabeth Brown. He was born at Milgoe in the parish of Firth, on 22 May 1...
  • Joseph Calder (1813 - c.1850)

Scots Abroad

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

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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