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Scottish Settlement in Tasmania

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  • George Taylor (1758 - 1828)
    Taylor, George (1758 - 1828) Son of Robert Taylor and Christian (Miller) Taylor. Birth: 1758, Balvaird, Perthshire, Scotland Death: 19 April 1828 Cultural Heritage: Scottish Religious Influ...
  • Isabella Hutcheson (1794 - 1876)
  • Mary Taylor (1768 - 1850)
    Mary Low Birth: 1768 Death: Jul. 30, 1850 Daughter of David James Low and Isabella Low. Married (1) George Taylor on Mar. 24, 1791 in Abernethy, Scotland. They continued the family lease ...
  • Jean Alston (b. - 1863)
    Jean Taylor The Australian Women's Weekly (1932-1982) (about) Wednesday 21 March 1973 Pioneer Family Remembers Tasmania is rich in pioneering history and descendants of George and Mary Taylor, of...
  • Robert Russell (1784 - 1840)
    Robert Russell Marriage: Feb 18 1812 - Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland Wife: Janet Nicol On Saturday, the 26th instant, at. his residence, Bridge-street, Mr. Robert Russell, senior, Engineer, in hi...

Scottish settlement in Tasmania

"The links between Scotland and Australia stretch back to the first British expedition of the Endeavour under command of Lieutenant James Cook who was himself the son of a Scottish ploughman. Cook navigated and charted the east coast of Australia, making first landfall at Botany Bay on 29 April 1770.

please add profiles here of Scottish people who settled in tasmania, at any time.

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