Tour Scotland Video Drive Through Abernethy Perthshire To Newburgh Fife



Tour Scotland video of a February afternoon drive East on the A913 road through Abernethy in Perthshire, to where the Lindores Abbey Whisky Distillery is being built on Abbey Road in Newburgh, Fife, Scotland. Robert Hunter, the lead editor of the Encyclopædic Dictionary, which he produced in seven volumes between 1879 and 1888. In addition, he was an ordained minister and missionary for the Free Church of Scotland, and a notable geologist, becoming a Fellow of the Geological Society, 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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