Brief History of Wishart, Saskatchewan

The town of Wishart, Saskatchewan was named for of its earliest settlers, a Robert Wishart, who was of Scottish descent and the first homesteader in a district known as the Round Plain area. Robert is part of Wishart Tree 034 and was born in Guelph, Ontario on 23 May 1847.  He was the fourth son […]

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History of the Parish and Burgh of Laurencekirk

An extract from the book published by William Ruxton Fraser, MA published in 1880 and concerning the Wishart family of Coveth Mill and Lands (Chapter XI.Pages 77-85) Family of Wishart The few acres which still bear the name of Conveth now form a part of the estate of Pittarrow. The distinguished family, of whose large […]

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Third Time Lucky

With the George Wishart Quincentennial conference occurring this Friday (30th) here’s an article published in the Fife Free Press (23 May 2008) concerning the George Wishart memorial plaque that was damaged by a reversing vehicle: Third time lucky for St Andrews martyr’s monument On September 14 last year, the offices of St Andrews Preservation Trust […]

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Attacked by Hyena

This article was published a couple of years ago in the Daily Record (25 November 2011), if anyone knows, or is friends with Steven we’d love to hear from you. Soldier injured after being attacked by hyena on training exercise in Kenya A SCOTS squaddie has been savaged by a hyena on a training exercise […]

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