Friday, 18 March 2016

Tour Scotland Video Misty Drive To Newburgh Fife

Tour Scotland video of a misty drive from Collessie on the B937 road North on ancestry visit to Newburgh, Fife, Scotland. Newburgh was the birthplace in 1823 of Robert Hunter lexicographer and encyclopaedist. Hunter was born in Newburgh, Fife in 1823 to John Mackenzie Hunter of Portpatrick, Wigtownshire, an excise officer, and Agnes Strickland of Ulverston, Lancashire, England. He was educated at the Grammar School, Aberdeen where he came first in the open exam for university bursaries and thus went to Marischal College at the University of Aberdeen. He studied Latin, Greek, Mathematics and Natural Science, frequently coming first in the exams.

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