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Noteable characters from Linrob Genealogy Family Trees


Names
Birth and death dates
Notes
Anderson, Sir James 1824, Dumfries, Scotland
1893, London, England
Captain of the Great Eastern, which in 1866 was used to lay the first trans-atlantic telegraph cable between Scotland and Newfoundland.
(Looking for connections with Glover family members !)
Thomas MacNaughton Frew I Born in 1829, Thomas married Christina Rose in Avoch, Ross and Cromarty in 1854.

He died in 1900.

Thomas' and Christina's children included:
John Rose Frew, born in 1855, was a master watchmaker, and Provost of Dingwall from 1909-1912.
Thomas MacNaughton Frew II - the first of three generations of  blacksmiths,

William Rose Frew - painter/decorator

and Duncan John Frew, a lawyer.
Thomas, William and Duncan all emmigrated to the USA and spent most of their lives in California/Utah.
Gunn, Neil M 1891, Caithness, Scotland
1973, Inverness, Scotland
Novelist, his best known works including The Silver Darlings, The Silver Bough and his autobiography, The Atom of Delight. Neil's wife was Jessie Dallas Frew.
Glover, Joseph Johnstone 1853, Dumfries, Scotland
1908, Dumfries, Scotlad
Interior decorator and a Provost of Dumfries, 1886-1908
Glover, Rev James Anderson 1879, Dumfries, Scotland 
1939, Bannockburn
Major, KOSB
C of S Minister, Bannockburn, Scotland
Robertson, William Allan 1880, Morayshire, Scotland
1962, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
HM Chief Inspector of Schools for Scotland
Skirving, William 1745(ca), Midlothian, Scotland
1796, Port Jackson, Australia
One of the 'Scottish Martyrs', found guilty of sedition, and sentenced in 1794 to transportation to Australia (14 years).
Skirving, Adam 1719, Athelstaneford, Scotland
1803, Athelstaneford, Scotland
Author of 'Hey, Johnnie Cope' after the battle of Presonpans in 1745.
Skirving, Archibald 1749, East Lothian, Scotland
1819, East Lothian, Scotland
Scottish portraitist, and now recognised as one of the finest pastellists of the 18th and early 19th century.