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Scottish settlement in South Australia

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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...
  • Lady Catherine Way (1854 - 1914)
    Katharine Gollan, late Blue, nee Gordon was born in 1854 in Stirling, Scotland and moved with her family to South Australia when still young. She was adopted by her uncle and aunt Mr and Mrs Donald Gol...
  • Captain John Finlay Duff (1799 - 1868)
    Captain John Finlay Duff DEATH OF CAPTAIN DUFF.-Another old colonist has closed his career-Captain Duff, recently harbour-master at Glenelg. The event, which was preceded by several months of illness...
  • Reverand George Davidson, M. A. (deceased)
    The Rev. George Davidson , the new minister of the Flinders-street Presbyterian Church, is a native of Dundee, and is a son of Mr. George Davidson, 40, Perth-road. He was educated under Mr. George Clar...
  • Reverend James Lyall (1827 - 1905)
    James Lyall (1827-1905), Presbyterian minister, was born on 9 April 1827 at Edinburgh, son of James Lyall, mason, and his wife Janet, née Pirrie. On 28 April 1857 he was ordained by the same presbyte...

Scottish settlement in South Australia

"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 South Australia, at any time.

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