Noteable characters from Linrob Genealogy Family Trees
|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/decoratorand 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
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.|