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Blairs of Kippen, Scotland
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Curated by Glenn M. Stein , FRGS.
Shore party Atkinson, Edward L. , R.N. - surgeon, parasitologist Bowers, Henry Robertson - Lieutenant Campbell, Victor - Lieutenant, R.N. Evans, Edward R.G.R. - Lieutenant, R.N.
Robert Falcon Scott , CVO (6 June 1868 – c. 29 March 1912) was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition , 1901–04, and the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition , 1910–13. During this second venture, Scott led a party of five which reached the South Pole on 17 January 1912, only to find that they had been preceded by Roald Amundsen 's Norwegian expedition .
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“We knew the names of all the different types of birds, and were always encouraged to show people around,” recalls Sir Peter’s eldest daughter Nicola, as she sits in the ceiling-high observation window built into the sitting room of the Scott family home.
Hi again Anne ..I just can't find a connection of your family to that of Captain Scott. I googled Edward Adrian Wilson: Born in Montpellier Terrace, Cheltenham on 23 July 1872 Second son and fifth child of physician Dr Edward Thomas Wilson (1832–1918) and his wife, Mary Agnes, née Whishaw (1841–1930) He married Oriana Souper on 16 July 1901 Died 29 March 1912(1912-03-29) (aged 39), Antarctica
As a boy, he was "shy and diffident, small and weakly for his age, lethargic, backward, and above all, dreamy" as one of his biographers wrote. On the other hand, he had a happy childhood as the first five children were born within a nine year period providing plenty of playmates.
Meet the crew of members of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's second expedition: The British Antarctic [Terra Nova] Expedition 1910–13.
Blair Surname History
A Place Called Blair Originally published in the " Blair Family Magazine " 10th Anniversary Edition, Spring 1993 Editor (1993): Mona Mattingly Updated and Prepared for Web Publishing by: Edward P. Blair
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James Scott & Sons Ltd. ashtray
Ticket, for James Scott & Sons Ltd. (Mid Wynd and Hillbank Works) staff dinner and dance at Nicoll &..