Last edited by Grobar
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 | History

2 edition of Gordons in Perthshire, as pioneers to Canada found in the catalog.

Gordons in Perthshire, as pioneers to Canada

J. M. Bulloch

Gordons in Perthshire, as pioneers to Canada

by J. M. Bulloch

  • 74 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Munro Press in Perth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gordon family.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.M. Bulloch.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18533102M

    An Index to Family Histories Deposited at the Scottish Genealogy Society as at 5th May ABERCROMBIE c T C. of Tullibody - of Abercromby c - of Pitmedden & Birkenbog - of Fetterneir c - c of Glassaugh - c Notes taken from Northern Notes & Queries. Tree of the family of.   Miscellaneous Quiz / Famous Gordons Random Miscellaneous or Famous Quiz Can you name the famous Gordons from the clues below? by Aurelian Plays Quiz Updated Feb 5, Rate 5 stars Rate 4 stars Rate 3 stars Rate 2 stars Rate 1 star. How to Play Popular Quizzes Today.

    Histories of Scottish families > Short family history of the later Gordons of Beldorney, and of Beldornie, Kildrummie, and Wardhouse > (1) Front cover (1) Front cover Permanent URL. Buy The Red Book of Perthshire by Gordon Andrew MacGregor from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

      Her fourth book is After the Hector: The Scottish Pioneers of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, (Natural Heritage, ), her fifth is The Scottish Pioneers of Upper Canada, Glengarry and Beyond (Natural Heritage, ), and her sixth book is Les Ecossais: The Pioneer Scots of Lower Canada, (Natural Heritage, ).Brand: Dundurn Press. Glengarry, Upper Canada’s first major Scottish settlement, was established in by Highlanders from Inverness-shire. Worsening economic conditions in Scotland, coupled with a growing awareness of Upper Canada’s opportunities, led to a growing tide of emigration that eventually engulfed all of Scotland and gave the province its many.


Share this book
You might also like
Mystery girl.

Mystery girl.

Canadian geologist.

Canadian geologist.

Animal biotechnology and the quality of meat production

Animal biotechnology and the quality of meat production

Area, production and average yield per acre of principal crops in India, 1949-50 to 1957-58

Area, production and average yield per acre of principal crops in India, 1949-50 to 1957-58

Illinois employment law handbook

Illinois employment law handbook

Poets of American anthology

Poets of American anthology

Long range desert group

Long range desert group

silver fawn

silver fawn

Education through art: humanism in a technological age

Education through art: humanism in a technological age

The Hobbit, Prequel to the Lord of the Rings Trilogy (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy)

The Hobbit, Prequel to the Lord of the Rings Trilogy (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy)

High Temperature Superconductors

High Temperature Superconductors

Your friendly guide to city services in San Francisco.

Your friendly guide to city services in San Francisco.

Solomon Gursky was here

Solomon Gursky was here

Historic cultural land use study of lower Cape Cod

Historic cultural land use study of lower Cape Cod

Bird Books and Bird Art

Bird Books and Bird Art

uncrowned jewels.

uncrowned jewels.

Gordons in Perthshire, as pioneers to Canada by J. M. Bulloch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Clan Gordon, also known as the House of Gordon, is a Scottish chief of the clan is the powerful Earl of Huntly, and now also the Marquess of the Wars of Scottish Independence in the 13th century, the Gordons supported William Wallace in the cause of independence.

In the 15th century, the chiefship of the clan passed to an heiress, who married District: Aberdeenshire. Her fourth book is After the Hector: The Scottish Pioneers of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, (Natural Heritage, ), her fifth is The Scottish Pioneers of Upper Canada, Glengarry and Beyond (Natural Heritage, ), and her sixth book is Les Écossais: The Pioneer Scots of Lower Canada, (Natural Heritage, )/5(4).

While the family organization in Scotland calls itself the “House of Gordon”, most publications use the more common “Clan Gordon” as does the book “Scottish Clan and Family Encyclopedia” considered the authority. Some Gordons claim to be Clan Gordon while others House of Gordon out of personal preference.

Her fourth book is After the Hector: The Scottish Pioneers of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, (Natural Heritage, ), her fifth is The Scottish Pioneers of Upper Canada, Glengarry and Beyond (Natural Heritage, ), and her sixth book is Les Écossais: The Pioneer Scots of Lower Canada, (Natural Heritage, )/5(10).

Glengarry, Upper Canada's first major Scottish settlement, was Gordons in Perthshire in by Highlanders from Inverness-shire. Worsening economic conditions in Scotland, coupled with a growing awareness of Upper Canadas opportunities, led to a growing tide of emigration that eventually engulfed all of Scotland and gave the province its many Scottish settlements.

Glengarry, Upper Canada’s first major Scottish settlement, was established in by Highlanders from Inverness-shire. Worsening economic conditions in Scotland, coupled with a growing awareness of Upper Canadas opportunities, led to a growing tide of emigration that eventually engulfed all of Scotland and gave the province its many Scottish settlements/5(4).

The 2nd and 1/6th battalion Gordon Highlanders were involved in this battle (First British Army (Haig),7th (Meerut)Division) Battle: Forming part of French Commander-in-Chief Joseph Joffre's Artois Offensive in the spring of - his second large-scale infantry assault following the Champagne Offensive in December - the Battle of Festubert, in the Ypres Salient, was.

Glengarry, Upper Canada’s first major Scottish settlement, was established in by Highlanders from Inverness-shire. Worsening economic conditions in Scotland, coupled with a growing awareness of Upper Canada’s opportunities, led to a growing tide of emigration that eventually engulfed all of Scotland and gave the province its many Scottish settlements.

In this book Campey takes a comprehensive look at the early Scottish pioneers who settled in Upper Canada in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, and gives a good account of the people who helped shape the nation we know today as Canada.

The "fee" for taking the Gordon name was a Bow a' Meal, hence the name Bow a' Meal Gordons. See, we have lots of avenues for our research. I have charted out the Gordon lines for your use and would like anyone who has Gordon history books that can do look ups to let me know so that we can post them on the website.

Birth William Henry Metcalf, an American citizen, was born on 29 January in Waite, Maine. Enlistment While Canada and Britain began to mobilize for war in Augustit would be almost three years later before the United States would enter the First World War.

Jenni Calder. JENNI CALDER was born in Chicago, educated in the United States and England, and has lived in or near Edinburgh since After several years of part-time teaching and freelance writing, including three years in Kenya, she worked at the National Museums of Scotland from to successively as education officer, Head of Publications, script.

11 famous Canadian Gordons The first name shared by Mr. Hockey, a top-paid banker and two members of The Hip by Maclean's. Author: Maclean's. Full text of "Gordons under arms; a biographical muster roll of officers named Gordon in the navies and armies of Britain, Europe, America and the Jacobite risings" See other formats.

Gordon is a traditional, rural village to the south west of Duns and the town of Kelso. Situated on a flat area of land with surrounding gently sloping fields, this area was shaped and developed by the increasing road network and the coming of the railways in the 19th century.

Gordon Clan Book A name with a number of possible points of origin, the Gordons hold a prominent place in the pages of the drama that is Scotland’s frequently turbulent history. From about the twelfth century, they were particularly identified with Berwickshire, in the Borders.

The Gordons were major landowners, rather than a traditional tribal clan but became known as the "Cock o' the North". The 1st Earl of Huntly is said to have rewarded anyone who adopted the name Gordon with a gift of oatmeal.

In the 15th century, Sir Alexander Gordon was created Lord Gordon and his son the first Earl of Huntly (a name which had.

The Gordons recruited from the north-east of Scotland and the regiment’s character was moulded by men from the farming counties of Aberdeenshire, Moray and Nairn. It was raised in by an aristocratic landowner, the Duke of Gordon, whose wife played a major role in attracting recruits by riding through her husband’s estates and offering [ ].

With Axe and Bible - The Scottish Pioneers of New Brunswick, New Brunswick’s enormous timber trade attracted the first wave of Scots in the late 18th century.

This book is the first fully documented account of Scottish emigration to New Brunswick ever to be written. Shawn Graham, Premier of New Brunswick, kindly commented "You. Gordon Hospital Minute Book to Gordon Schhol Board minutes to The Scottish National Archives Edinburgh hold the following records;and census records - ref CH2//2.

Gordon Parish Church; Minutes to and to Accounts to and to   George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly had Mary, Queen of Scots’ mother, Mary of Guise, Queen Regent and the most powerful woman in the country, to stay. He entertained her and her courtiers so lavishly he earned the title “Cock o’the North”, which became the Gordons’ pipe march and is the title by which the clan chief is known to this : Carl Macdougall.John Gordon (c.

–) was a Loyalist British merchant and trader of Scottish origin who lived in South Carolina for many years. He settled in Charles Town aboutand from to he was a major exporter of deerskins supplied by Native American hunters.

Gordon also participated in the transatlantic slave trade but was not a major importer of captive Africans.