As a result of the Highland Immigration and Bounty Migrant schemes which brought thousands of Highlanders out to Australia as free settlers in the mid 1800s (many of whom were Camerons), the Australian descendants of these Camerons are very aware that lost in the present population of Scotland are members of a family into which they connect. Sadly this connection is as yet unknown.
These immigration schemes required that only the young, healthy and in most cases…Continue
Added by Valerie J Cameron Smith on May 10, 2010 at 1:00 — No Comments
Charlie embroidery backed by chief clan head’s ancestors fought for young pretender at prestonpans
by ken jones
Aberdeen Press & Journal
A clan chief whose ancestors backed Bonnie Prince Charlie in helping to inflict a major victory over English forces at the Battle of Prestonpans has…Continue
Added by John Duncan of Sketraw on May 4, 2010 at 3:46 — No Comments