Genealogy Projects tagged with Edinburgh on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Simpson Family of Jamaica

    This project is for people from Jamaica with the Simpson surname. Please join, add profiles, post and add pics and discussions. Summary Eileen Watt has found this information on a John Simpson. I wonder if this Simpson ties to William Simpson (1752) or Thomas Simpson (1692). /// "I finally found my book on the early Scots to Jamaica. John Simpson, a Covenanter from Garieside, Roxbur...

  • Galfridus de Melville, Sheriff of Edinburgh in 1162

    Cleaning and documenting the Geni tree around Galfridus de Melville, Sheriff of Edinburgh in 1162. The first record of the name in Scotland is of Galfrid, sheriff of Edinburgh Castle, who appears in a charter of Malcolm IV in 1162.

  • Jewish Community of Scotland

    Guide to the History and Community of the Jews in Scotland by SCOJEC, Scottish Council of Jewish Communities (80 Pages) Jews in Scotland : The earliest date at which Jews arrived in Scotland is not known, although it is possible that Jews visited Scotland at the time of the Roman Empire's conquest of southern Britain, there are no records of this. The earliest concrete historical references...

  • Child Emigration from Britain to Canada (Wellington Farm School)

    This is a sub-project of the Child Emigration - Britain to Canada.This one is for the Wellington Farm School children from Edinburgh, Scotland.On the whole the profiles linked to this project do not have any information about the parents, what they did in Canada or exact dates of birth. What they do have is a source document showing their immigration to Canada. Because of the numbers involved t...