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Lady Cathcart Settlers Scotland->Canada 1882 & 1884

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Re: Lady Cathcart Settlers Scotland->Canada 1882 & 1884

Posted: 28 Sep 2002 6:56PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 4 Jul 2009 12:25PM GMT
Surnames: Cathcart, MacDiarmid , MacPhee , Campbell
Forgive me for the slight correction but the two main movements were in 1883 and 1884. The migrants were from Benbecula and South Uist in the Outer Hebrides. There was just one 1882 'prospector' on behalf of Lady Gordon Cathcart, who owned both the islands, and that was Donald MacDiarmid of Aird, who was the proprietor's agent in the matter.

There were at least three MacPhee families. I remember one case of a John MacPhee from Iochdar, S Uist married to an Effie Campbell but they were rather older than the two folks you are looking for.

If you care to e-mail me, I will let you have details of the two who would have been children at the time of the move. I also have a description of the progress of each of the families in their new home and I will happily copy you anything of relevance from that if you would be interested.
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CJ Mitchell 17 Sep 2002 2:32AM GMT 
AngusMcMillan 29 Sep 2002 12:56AM GMT 
taylin61 13 Nov 2002 7:52PM GMT 
AngusMcMillan 14 Nov 2002 11:14PM GMT 
oking74 4 Jul 2009 4:18AM GMT 
jlfisher135 17 May 2012 7:28PM GMT 
oking74 17 May 2012 7:50PM GMT 
jlfisher135 17 May 2012 9:31PM GMT 
oking74 17 May 2012 10:05PM GMT 
jlfisher135 17 May 2012 10:07PM GMT 
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