Feb 29, 2016
Fife is a peninsula on the east coast, north of Edinburgh (Firth of Forth) and south of Dundee (Firth of Tay).
The main town is Kirkcaldy but it is possibly known best for St. Andrews, Dunfermline and Falkland.
The 19th century saw a large influx of workers to the coal fields, needed to power the new industrial age.
Hunters of Fife
Jan 18, 2016
It is situated on the east coast, above Fife. The city of Dundee is the most populated area and the largest town was Arbroath. The main employment was agriculture and fishing.
The largest family group here would have been the Hunters of Burnside, it also housed the Hunter library at Restenneth priory.
Hunters of Forfarshire
Dec 28, 2015
The county of Lanark is roughly between Edinburgh and Glasgow, then slightly southwards. Traditionally it was the most populated county.
Long Calderwood, childhood home to William and John Hunter is located here. They are probably most famous of all Hunters, internationally. Their research of 300 years ago is still being studied today, by medical students as far afield as China.Hunters of Lanarkshire
Jan 25, 2016
Situated on the west coast between Ayrshire and Glasgow.
Robert Hunter came from there. He was a successful Scottish trader in Siam. He was involved with the Siamese Royal Family and was given permission by the King to build his own house near the river. He was made harbourmaster in Bangkok......siamese twins.
Hunters of Renfrewshire
Jan 28, 2016
It is located on the south-west coast. The main town is Ayr.
Hunterston (own page), Bonnytoun and Doonholm, Abbotshill, Blairquhan and Glenapp are all located here.
Hunters of Ayrshire
Dec 08, 2015
Probably the best known individual from this region is Captain John Hunter. He was born in Leith in 1737. He set off as Captain to Australia, first in 1786 and .....returned in 1794 to New south Wales as Captain-General and Governor in Chief.
Hunters of Midlothian
Feb 26, 2016
A well known family from here would be the Hunters of Knap. Knap was a small farming community of about 10 houses, in the middle of nowhere. Peter Hunter of Knap joined the army in 1767. In 1782 he was commander western posts of Quebec, then to British Honduras as Superintendent. In 1799 General Hunter was Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada.
Hunters of Perthshire
Dec 18, 2015
PeeblesshirePeeblesshire had 64 Hunters in the 1881 census. This was the 24th highest County total, with 0.5% of the population named Hunter.
Hunters of Peeblesshire
Jan 28, 2016
DunbartonshireDunbartonshire, (sometimes spelt Dum), had 218 Hunters in the 1881 census. This was the 15th highest County total, with 0.3% of the population named Hunter.
Hunters of Dunbartonshire