Scots Planters - Moray and Strathspey
In addition to those described in the sub-pages:
Alexander Bremner, son of James Bremner, Farmer, Greens of Dipple [Rothes], and his wife Isabel Ord, died in Demerara, 14 Feb 1820 aged 27 [Gravestone]
William Duncan, from Moray-shire, was a merchant in New Amsterdam, Berbice [E&DRG 20 Mar 1813] who drowned when a schooner sank off the coast of Demerara on 20 April 1814 [The Northern Highlands in the Nineteenth Century, Vol. I, Page 75 & Berbice Gazette, 30 April 1814].
Robert Mitchell died in Berbice in 1812 and is commemorated on a stone in the burial ground of Elgin Cathedral.
In either 1790 or 1796, William Rose wrote to John Campbell senior & Co sayong that 'By the time this reaches you William Cramond, overseer, and Alexander Brander, carpenter, both from Elgin. will be at Glasgow to go out to Barbadoes. from thence to Demerara, in the service of James Cuming [of Sluie]'.