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  • Scottish Jamaicans

    Scottish Jamaicans are Jamaicans of Scottish descent. Scottish Jamaicans include those of European and mixed African and Asian ancestry with Scottish ancestors and date back to the earliest period of post-Spanish, European colonisation. An early influx of Scots came in 1656, when 1200 prisoners of war were deported by Oliver Cromwell.to the recently acquired English colony there. They were so...

  • Scots Abroad

    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.See also: * Welsh Abroad * English Abroad People of note can be listed in the listing below with notes; others of les...

  • UK Portal

    Welcome, Fàilte, Croeso, Fáilte !==.Looking for your ancestors in the UK? Or, you're in the UK and searching for relatives elsewhere in the world? In this forum, we encourage everyone with links in England, Scotland and Wales to communicate and explore a common ancestry.==What can you do here?==*Ask questions*Collaborate on your research*Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own r...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland The Great War =Head Quarters===Please link Geni profiles to this project as well as ONLY ONE of the individual projects listed below=====Object of this exercise# To link existing GENi profiles of WW1 personnel (survivors and casualties) to the relevant projects for men and women born in the Channel Islands, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. This inclu...

  • Mc Donald , McDonald , Mac donald , MacDonald surname in South Africa

    Original MacDonald settlers in South Africa and their desendants MacDonald, Macdonald, and McDonald are surnames of Scottish Origin. In the Scottish Gaelic and Irish languages they are patronymic, referring to an ancestor with given name Donald. The surname is an Anglicised form of the Scottish Gaelic and Irish Gaelic MacDhòmhnaill or Dòmhnallach. The name is a patronym meaning 'son of Dòmhna...

  • H1am (Mitochondrial DNA)

    Haplogroup H1am is mostly present in the families with maternal lineages originating in the British Isles, including several families in the United States with their maternal lineages traced back to the early 17th century in the British America. Another group consists of ten Finnish maternal lineages, of which six are traced back to the 17th century (circa 1620–circa 1700) and the rest four ba...

  • I-BY3805 (Y-DNA)

    I-BY3805 er en endekvist-SNP (Terminal SNP). Resultater: Family Tree DNA, Y-DNA Haplotree I-M223 Y-DNA Haplogroup Project - Y-DNA Classic Chart Null425 Project - Y-DNA Classic Chart The Norway DNA Project - Norgesprosjektet - Y-DNA Classic Chart Norway-NRL Nordland - Y-DNA Classic Chart Artikler og bøker: "Vesterhavsøyene", i Store Norske Leksikon : Bråten, Eldar: «Min haplogrup...

  • Ulster Scots people

    Who are the Ulster Scots?==*The Ulster Scots are an ethnic group in Ireland, descended from Lowland Scots and English from the border of those two countries, many from the "Border Reivers" culture. These people first began to occupy Ireland in large numbers with the Plantation of Ulster, a planned process of colonisation which took place under the auspices of James VI of Scotland and I of Engla...

  • SCOTLAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects

    SCOTLAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects====See Counties of Scotland - United Kingdom This is a sub-project of International Places Project Index Every person is born somewhere, marries, lives, works and dies somewhere. Places are a key component to family history research. This project aims to be the starting point in your search for a place in SCOTLAND on Geni to discover more about your anc...

  • Clan MacRae

    This project is a meeting place for users who are descendants of the clan MacRae/McRae, of Dalriada Scottish ancestry. Versions of the name Macrae appear in both Scotland and Ireland. DNA results have found them in SW Ireland, NW Ireland, and various areas of Scotland. The Scottish Highland Clan of Macraes first settled at Clunes, near Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland. In the 14th century a br...

  • Scots in the West Indies, 1707-1857

    Scotland has had direct social and economic links with the West Indies for nearly 400 years. Settlement started in 1626 when James Hay, the Earl of Carlisle, was appointed Proprietor of Barbados, an event which led to a number of Scots making their way to the island. (For a list of Scottish emigrants to Barbados, see Barbados and Scotland, Links 1627-1877, by David Dobson.) Later Scottish trans...

  • Tailors

    TAILORA tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.Although the term dates to the thirteenth century, tailor took on its modern sense in the late eighteenth century, and now refers to makers of men's and women's suits, coats, trousers, and similar garments, usually of wool, linen, or silk.* A tailor-made is a man's suit consisti...

  • Corps of Royal Engineers - WW1

    Corps of Royal Engineers - WW1 Including Royal Engineers Signal Services (formed in 1908) - The forerunner of the Royal Corps of Signals ===== Image right BMB Courtesy of British Military Badges - Daniel Baker The Royal Engineers (RE's) has been involved in every major conflict the British Army has fought. Their Motto is "Ubique" ("Everywhere") - awarded in 1832 as the unit has been involv...

  • Notable Scottish Americans

    This group is for notable figures whose ancestry came directly from Scotland, not those who went from Scotland to Ulster to America. = Notable Scottish Americans are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in Scotland. Large-scale emigration from Scotland to America began in the 1700s, accelerating after the Jacobite rising of 1745, the resulting breakup of the clan structures, and...

  • Kings of Scotland: House of Stewart (1371-1567)

    Scope of Project=* To build out and document the "about" section of the Master Profiles and meet "best practices."* collaborators welcome! =Overview=* from House of Stuart The House of Stuart , also known as the House of Stewart , is an European royal house. Founded by Robert II of Scotland, the Stewarts first became monarchs of the Kingdom of Scotland during the late 14th century. Their direct...

  • The Pedigrees and Heraldry of the Murrays

    The Pedigrees and Heraldry of the Murrays===The Heraldry of the Murrays==with notes on all the males of the family, descriptions of the arms, plates and pedigreesby G Harvey JohnstonThe above ebook is available at openlibrary.org .125 copies of the work were printed, of which 100 were offered to the public.The object of this project, which is based on the above publication, is to connect the nu...

  • Cunningham Family

    Scope of Project ===To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Cunningham families , from earliest origins to near modern times.==General Note==* For more information about Geni Projects, see the Geni Wiki Projects Page . * If you would like to contribute to this page, please feel free to edit it. Click here for instructions about using Wiki markup language. * Send a...

  • Meehan Family

    Scope == The surname Meehan is from the Irish Gaelic name Uí Miadhachain (oh mee-ach-awn) that derives from Miadhach , which means "honourable".There seem to be three major branches:* Uí Miadhachain - the original Meehan family that is said to be a branch of the McCarthys from Munster that settled in Country Leitrim, at Ballymeehan (then Ballaghameighan/Ballagh Meighan) and spread to the surrou...

  • Scottish Ancestor - Emigrant to the American Colonies, Canada and Jamaica

    Highlanders and Lowlanders The Scots are not to be confused with the Scotch-Irish, who were Ulster Irish and emigrated from Ireland Scotch-Irish Americans and not in not this Project - We are tracing our ancestors who were born in Scotland and emigrated directly from Scotland to the American Colonies, Canada, and Jamaica. Large-scale emigration from Scotland to America began in the 1700s after ...

  • 100 Greatest Britons (BBC Poll, 2002)

    100 Greatest Britons (BBC Poll, 2002)=* 100 Greatest Britons (BBC Poll, 2002) 100 Greatest Britons was broadcast in 2002 by the BBC. The programme was based on a television poll conducted to determine whom the United Kingdom public considered the greatest British people in history. The series, Great Britons, included individual programmes featuring the individuals who featured in the top ten, w...

  • Buchanan Clan

    Buchanan Clan= Image, right. Clan Arms * Arms Or, a lion rampant Sable, armed and langued Gules, within a double tressure flory counterflory of the Second. * Crest or Badge: A dexter hand coupee holding a ducal cap, or duke’s cornet, proper, with two laurel branches wreathed surrounding the crest, disposed orleways proper>>> * Gaelic Name: Cononach* Motto: Clarior hinc honos or “Henceforth fo...

  • MacKenzie , McKenzie surname in South Africa

    Last name: McKenzie Recorded as MacKenzie, McKenzie, Kenzie and Kensit, this is a famous Scottish surname. In the Gaelic it is recorded as Maccoinnich or Macchoinnich, translating as 'the son of Coinneach'. The derivation is from 'Mac' meaning 'son', and 'cainnechus', fair skinned, suggesting that the original nameholders may have been of Norse-Viking nationality. The English pronunciation of t...

  • Scots Prisoners and their Relocation to the Colonies, 1650-1654

    On 3 Sep 1650, the English defeated the Scots at the Battle of Dunbar. There were 4000 dead, 10,000 captured, and 4000 more escaped. After being captured, they were marched from Durham to Newcastle. They were given very little to eat. Between the march and lack of food, many died along the way. Disease was rampant. Some men were shot because they either could not or would not march. When they r...

  • All Kings of Scotland

    Naming Conventions=See the Kings of Ancient Britannia project. Specifically, "Righ" is the Scottish Gaelic word for "King."=Fictitious Caledonian Kings ("Righ Caledonii") of the Chronology of Boece and Buchanan=The first king of Scotland, according to the fictitious chronology of Boece and Buchanan, is said to have come to Scotland from Ireland about 330 B.C. to assist the Scots already settled...

  • People Connected to Fife

    People Connected to Fife == Historic County of Scotland 'Image right - Fife within Scotland in 1890See also >=====]]]

  • Old Historic Families of Lancashire

    Families of the Northwest of England, Greater Manchester, Cheshire & Lancashire See* Visitation of Cheshire 1613 * A History of Altrincham and Bowden * "County families of Lancashire and Cheshire" Links for Genealogy sites will be below the family background. (as the projects develop). There is also another resource created to assist with fact checking for these families called High Sheriff's o...

  • People Connected to Aberdeenshire

    People Connected to Aberdeenshire == Historic County of Scotland Image right - Aberdeenshire within Scotland in 1890See also >===== Aberdeenshire - Main Page >===== Aberdeenshire, Memorial Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards >===== Historic Buildings of Aberdeenshire >=====Aberdeenshire Genealogical Resources

  • Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery

    During the Civil War, Point Lookout was one of the largest prisons of CSA POWs. Many men died there from exposure, malaria, scurvy and TB. Originally, the soldiers were buried in two cemeteries near the prison camp. However, because the cemetery land started to erode into the Chesapeake, in 1870 the state of Maryland removed the remains. In 1910 they were moved again and re-interred in a burial...

  • Counties of Scotland - United Kingdom

    Historic Counties of Scotland Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Alba) is a nation which is part of the United Kingdom. A Scottish County was an important territorial political division. Many of the names of the Counties are suffixed by the word "shire" recording for posterity that they were once controlled on behalf of the sovereign by a 'Shire Reeve' or Sheriff. Many of the counties can trace the...

  • Kings of Ancient Britannia

    This project will keep track of the kings of ancient Britain, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland beginning with the Roman invasion of Britain in 55 AD to 1066 AD at the coronation of Harold II and beginning of the Middle Ages.=Naming Conventions=We will use titles in the native language. Cadeyrn Fendigaid ap Gwrtheyrn did not speak English, so he was never once called "King of Powys." His title would...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature.=Place project portals= Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. ==Geographical==* Australia * Canada * Europe** Al-Andalus ** Austro-Hungarian-Empire ** Belarus ** Czech Republic-Bohemia ** Croa...

  • Notable Lithuanian Scottish people

    First Lithuanians came to work in coal mines and factories in Scotland in the end of 19th century. Many of immigrants then further emigrated to the US. In 1897 there were about 3000 Lithuanians in Scotland. Lithuanians established their parishes, communities, organizations and newspapers. The second wave, about 400 people, came after WWII. Draugas: The when, how and why of the Lithuanians in Sc...

  • Scotland, Orkney, United Kingdom

    (Any of the text is written in Norwegian)The Scottish Project is established for genealogical reason. Specific for this Project is emigrating from Scotland to Norway. Such emigrating do we find written in Norwegian Sources. Some profiles of Scots who settled Down in Norway are linked to the Project.People (Homo Sapiens) have been living in Scotland since ca 10500 years ago. The archaeological s...

  • Members of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet

    The Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet is a private society of Scottish solicitors, dating back to 1594 and part of the College of Justice. Writers to the Signet originally had special privileges in relation to the drawing up of documents which required to be signeted, but these have since disappeared and the Society is now an independent, non-regulatory association of solicitors. The S...

  • Border Reivers

    Border Reivers === Scope of Project ===To explore the culture and families of the counties known as the Badlands (England) and Scottish Borders (Scotland). Please collaborate and build our family trees for the original "Hatfields and McCoys."==Reivers==from: was a Reiver? Expert Keith Durham (author of "Reivers" and "The Border Reivers") describes him thus:>a professional rustler and guerilla s...

  • Order of the Thistle

    The Order of the Thistle =The Order of the Thistle represents the highest honour in Scotland. It is second only in precedence in the UK to the Order of the Garter. The Order honours Scottish men and women who have held public office or who have contributed in a particular way to national life. The date of the foundation of the Order is not known, although legend has it that it was founded in 80...

  • Royalty In The Family

    Trying to gather all my royal ancestors in one place. Direct ancestors only.

  • Palmertown Cemetery, Scotland, Connecticut

    This project is for those buried in Palmertown Cemetery, located on 302 Bass Road, Scotland, Windham County, Connecticut. Find a Grave CT GenWeb

  • Castle Garden Arrivals 1850-1890

    Castle Garden arrivals 1850-1890==This project is a sub-project of the main Castle Garden Arrivals project ==About Castle Garden==From August 1, 1855 through April 18, 1890, immigrants arriving in the state of New York came through Castle Garden. America's first official immigrant examining and processing center, Castle Garden welcomed approximately 8 million immigrants - most from Germany, ...

  • Notable Scots in Scotland and Throughout the World

    As most people know, Scotland is a small country (30,414 sq mi or 78,387 km) that occupies the northern portion of the United Kingdom. Scotland has a very old history with a unique culture. Throughout the ages, and for various reasons, many Scots have immigrated to other parts of the world. The purpose of this project is to put under one roof all the notable Scots both in Scotland and throughou...

  • Medieval Scotland

    This project is to create a Collaborative template to defer to for the Medieval Scots tree on Geni . Please come & help to get it as correct as we can.I've begun by using Charles Cawley's Medlands as the initial format - mostly because he's the best laid out internet resource to cut & paste from. We can edit in / over further sources, as we go, this being a very long-term project an all :-) Sha...

  • Verdi Gallery sub page 10 & 27: Macbeth

    ( MOVE BACK TO THE MAIN PAGE - VERDI GALLERY )* Historical or fictional persons (HP) behind the opera characters * Performers and collaborators of the first Premieres * Performers most liked by Giuseppe Verdi and his wife Giuseppina Strepponi * Greatest performers after Verdi's times * Persons are sorted by roles and birth years. * Please, add profiles only to the main page, "Verdi Gallery". ...

  • Verdi Gallery sub page 24: Aroldo

    ( MOVE BACK TO THE MAIN PAGE - VERDI GALLERY ) * Historical persons (HP) behind the opera characters * Performers and collaborators of the first premieres * Performers most liked by Giuseppe Verdi and his wife Giuseppina Strepponi * Greatest performers after Verdi's times * Persons are sorted by roles and birth years. * Please, add profiles only to the main page, "Verdi Gallery". =Aroldo= ...

  • New Scotland Cemetery (South), Scotland, Connecticut

    This project is for those interred in New Scotland Cemetery, Scotland, Windham County, Connecticut.The cemetery is divided into the "new" section and the "old" section. This project is for those in the "new" section--south of Cemetery Road and east of Devotion Road. Find a Grave CT GenWeb Billion Graves

  • Dunedin, New Zealand

    My great X2 grandparents were Joseph and Catherine Davies. Joseph was born on The Azores one of the islands of Portugal, Catherine was Irish, they meet in Victoria Australia had 2 children and then married. The family then moved to Dunedin where they has more children. Grandpapa Joseph then had an Italian Architect design and build a hotel, The Albion's which grandpapa ran until his death in 18...

  • Alexander Clark descendants

    Alexander Clark of Jura Research of the line from Alexander Clark of Jura to the Clarks that settled near Canton, NC and other branches including those that moved on to Tennessee, Arkansas and eventually settled Clarksville, Texas. Scottish Influence in Early Southern American Culture – Alexander Clark Alexander Clark Alexander Clark and his family represent an example of what must have been th...

  • Lord Provost of Glasgow

    The Right Honourable Lord Provost of Glasgow is the convener of the Glasgow City Council. Elected by the city councillors, the Lord Provost serves not only as the chair of that body, but as a figurehead for the entire city. The office is equivalent in many ways to the institution of mayor that exists in the cities of many other countries. The Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow, by virtue of of...

  • Ordinary Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Scope of Project ==This project is a place to gather together profiles of the Ordinary Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.== Overview ==The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland's national academy of science and letters. It is a registered charity, operating on a wholly independent and non-party-political basis and providing public benefit throughout Scotland. Established in 1783, it ha...

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  • Presbyterian Church of Aoteraroa New Zealand (PCANZ)

    Presbyterian Church of Aoteraroa New Zealand==== A project dedicated to tracing Presbyterian Ministers across new zealand in heritage. ===The Presbyterian Church of New Zealand formed in October 1901 with the amalgamation of churches in the Synod of Otago and Southland (which had a largely Free Church heritage) with those north of the Waitaki River.Presbyterians had by and large come to New Zea...

  • Medieval Atholl

    Sub-Project of MEDIEVAL SCOTLAND ===MEDIEVAL ATHOLL== Atholl was one of the seven original province of Scotland, associated with Gowry, covering the north eastern parts of what was later the county of Perth. The rulers were styled Mormaers in the 10th century. The last recorded Mormaer of Atholl was Maddad, grandson of Duncan I King of Scotland, who was one of the six rulers to be referred to a...

  • Cape Breton to New Zealand - The 2nd Migration

    Almost 1000 people completed this remarkable migration to New Zealand. They set about the task of establishing a close knit and highly successful Gaelic speaking community in Waipu. On leaving the Highlands of Scotland after the infamous Highland Clearances, the settlers first formed a community at St Ann’s in Nova Scotia. On this productive land the Scots built a strong community, despite cold...

  • Graham Bartlett's Records

    This is a project for all of Graham Bartlett's Family Trees . The aim is to put down all descendants from the family tree onto Geni. If you would like to help, then please send a collaborator a message.If you get invited unexpectedly, that means that you might manage some profiles that have people on the family tree.APPROXIMATE COMPLETED STATUS ON TRANSFER TO GENI: (FYI these are all the family...

  • House of Comrie

    =Last name: Comrie=SDB Popularity ranking: 4832Recorded as Comrie, Comry and Comrea, this is an ancient Scottish surname. It originates from an estate known as 'The lands of Comrie' in the county of Perthshire, now a parish and village. The first recordings or at least those that have survived, are to be found in about the year 1447 when John de Cumre as spelt, held the lands by royal charter. ...

  • Maxwell - Earl of Nithsdale and Lords Herries of Terregles

    Maxwell - Earl of Nithsdale and Lords Herries of TerreglesThe coat of arms relates to the Earl of Nithsdale.Inco-ordination with "The History Link" project, you can search your ancestry and see if you are related to the Maxwell Earls and Lords of Scotland.Please add the profiles to this project to facilitate this. No other work is required of you. If you want to add infromation to this project,...

  • Otago Somervilles

    Profiles related to the Otago Somervilles Branch.The "OTAGO SOMERVILLES" branch has been documented by Lee Somerville in a 1972 and 1997 book - the 1997 book is updated for the Family Reunion held of the same year. They were on the ship "BLUNDELL" with other families, Begg and Law. (Isabella Somerville married Adam Begg, and someone married John Law - give me time i'll have this info soon.) - T...

  • Castles in Scotland

    The master project for the list of castles in Scotland. a list of castles in Scotland. A castle is a type of fortified structure built during the Middle Ages. Scholars debate the scope of the word "castle", but usually consider it to be the private fortified residence of a lord or noble. This is distinct from a fortress, which was not a home, although this distinction is not absolute and the sa...

  • Senators of the College of Justice

    Scope of Project ==This project is a place to gather together profiles of those men and women who have been appointed Senators of the College of Justice in Scotland.== Overview ==The Senators of the College of Justice are judges of the College of Justice, a set of legal institutions involved in the administration of justice in Scotland. There are three types of Senator: Lords of Session (judges...

  • Earls of Fife

    Basic Resources=* of Fife, from existing charters 1070-1153 "Mackduffe Comite", charter of Malcolm III to Dunfermline, c. 1070-1093 (Lawrie X); probably spurious (Lawrie thinks it may have been "reconstructed" circa Malcolm IV, which gives a *very* early date for the "Macduff legend").Ethelred son of Malcolm III, circa 1090-1094 (Lawrie XIV); after-the-fact memorandum (c. early David I?) which ...

  • First World War - British Conscientious Objectors

    Conscientious Objectors (COs)==...in Britain during the First World War A conscientious objector (CO) is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, and/or religion. Conscientious objection is usually the refusal to collaborate with military organisations as a combatant in war or in any supportive role.Please ...

  • Cavers House, Roxburghshire, Scotland

    Cavers House, Roxburghshire, Scotland=Cavers, a Teviotdale parish of Roxburghshire, containing, in its northern division, the village of Denholm, 5 miles NE of Hawick, and, in its southern division, Shankend station, 7 miles SSE of Hawick. Very irregular in shape, being cut in two by Kirkton parish except for a narrow connecting link to the E, it is bounded NW by Wilton and Minto, E by Bedrule ...

  • Crawford Clan

    Crawford Clan == Scottish Clan * Crest: Stag's head erased Gules, between the attires a cross crosslet fitchée Sable* Badge * Gaelic Name: MacCreamhainn* Motto: Tutum te robore reddam (I will give you safety by strength)* Origin of Tartan: The Crawford tartan is derived from the Vestiarium Scoticum , first published in 1842 (Image in Gallery). The Crawford tartan is of relatively modern origi...

  • Leaders of the Scottish Enlightenment in the 18th Century

    To gain some perspective when reading the following article; the population of Scotland in 1760 was 1.25 million, almost equivalent to today’s cities of San Diego or Dallas at 1.3 million each. In 1760, there were 8.5 million in England, 15 million in German speaking countries and 20 million in France.=Scottish Enlightenment=From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThe Scottish Enlightenment (Scots...

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  • Honorary Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Scope of Project ==This project is a place to gather together profiles of the Honorary Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.== Overview ==The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland's national academy of science and letters. It is a registered charity, operating on a wholly independent and non-party-political basis and providing public benefit throughout Scotland. Established in 1783, it ha...

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  • Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page

    Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland ==Main PageThis is the umbrella page fro Historic Buildings of England projects Image Right - Buckingham Palace London ===== Image © Copyright Lewis Clarke and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence. Geograph Historic houses can be stately homes, the birthplace of a famous person, or houses with interesting history or architecture.The object...

  • Battle of Carham

    Battle of Carham=Also known as the Battle of Coldstream , from the town of Coldstream. Please join the project and add information if you can. Contributions are welcome - but please do not copy and paste Wiki!! ==Date 1016 or 1018==Location

  • Scots at the Braintree Furnace (1653)

    Please add your iron working ancestors to this project (upper right hand corner > actions menu > add profiles)==Overview==From "An Incomplete List of Scottish Prisoners of War Sent to New England in 1650" -- According to Colonel Banks' 1927 paper presented to the Massachusetts Historical Society, in the aftermath of the Battle of Dunbar, 900 Scots were to be sent to Virginia. Another 150 prison...

  • Moderators of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

    Scope of Project ==This project is a place to gather together profiles who were Moderators of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.== References ==* Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation , Vol. VII, page 436-447* Wikipedia contributors. " List of Moderators of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland ." Wikipedia, ...

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  • Founding Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Scope of Project ==This project is a place to gather together profiles of the Founding Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.== Overview ==The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland's national academy of science and letters. It is a registered charity, operating on a wholly independent and non-party-political basis and providing public benefit throughout Scotland. Established in 1783, it ha...

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  • The Scottish Bar Fifty Years Ago - Sketches of Scott and his contemporaries.

    Scope ==This project is to identify profiles who had biographies and sketches in the book The Scottish Bar Fifty Years Ago - Sketches of Scott and his contemporaries which was published in 1871.The intent of this project is not to tag profiles with this project, rather it is to attach the sketch to the relevant profile.* Roman Numeral is linked to the sketch within the album* Sketch Name is lin...

  • Child Emigration from Britain to Canada (Quarrier's Orphan Homes of Scotland)

    This is a sub-project of the Child Emigration - Britain to Canada.This one is for the children from the Quarrier's Orphan Homes of Scotland. It was located at Bridge of Weir in Renfrewshire. Here is a link to the Quarriers , Scotland's Family Charity.Here is a link to the founder, William Quarrier 's profile.On the whole the profiles linked to this project do not have any information about the ...

  • Subject of John Kay

    Scope of Project ==This project is to identify profiles who were subjects of John Kay and included in one of the two volumes of A series of original portraits and caricature etchings by the late John Kay, with biographical sketches and illustrative anecdotes .Each caricature in these two volumes is listed below, and attributed as follows:* Numbered using Roman Numerals as per entry;* Titled as ...

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  • Presidents of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Scope of Project ==This project is a place to gather together profiles of the Presidents of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.== Overview ==The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland's national academy of science and letters. It is a registered charity, operating on a wholly independent and non-party-political basis and providing public benefit throughout Scotland. Established in 1783, it has sinc...

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  • Greenlees family

    Greenlees family===Research pageThe object of this project is to gather together resources and information about the Greenlees family (see name variants below). The aim is to have a gathering ground for those interested in researching the name and to connect Geni profiles and researchers to one another.The Greenlees family is wide spread with families located in many countries. The name origina...

  • Subjects of Sir Henry Raeburn

    Scope of Project ==This project is to identify profiles who were subjects of Sir Henry Raeburn. It is principally focused on those individuals who were the subjects of the works that were exhibited in the Royal Academy, Edinburgh, 1876 (see below) but is not limited to this list.== Overview== Sir Henry Raeburn FRSE RSA (4 March 1756 – 8 July 1823) was a Scottish portrait painter and Scotland's ...

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  • Genographic project

    Genographic Project started by National Geographic Society to study human migration. DNA, Genetic markers, haplogroups, human migration, human journey etc. At the internetsite one can read more about the genographic project. Wikipedia

  • UK Portal - Scotland

    Fàilte ,welcome to the Scotland portal ! ===What can you do here?==*Ask questions*Collaborate on your research*Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area.*Problem finding an ancestors , open a discussion here and we all try to help*Start your own related project.*Add your profiles.*Start or take part in a discussion.In this forum, we encourage everyone w...

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  • Freemasons in Scotland

    Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been present in Scotland since at least the Reformation and today can be found throughout the nation in civic and community roles. Much discussion of their history in the nation can be found in this excellent Wikipedia article .Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemasons were and a...

  • Returned to UK - South Australia

    If your ancestor returned to England to from South Australia to live, or you have traced them returning for a period of time, this project is where they can be added. In tracing their movements, we may discover more about them, their associations ie: Were they on a census and where? Who did they visit? Why did they go back? Who travelled with them?this project covers all of the UK, as in Englan...

  • HOPKING Family Name

    Researching the history of the HOPKING name. Trying to trace it's origins. Also trying to bring down as many lines of HOPKING down from the various branches so that we have the current members as part of all branches of the family.

  • 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.