Find your ancestors in The Scottish Australasian 1914

First published in December 1909, the journal wanted “to help the young folk of Scottish parentage to better understand the history, literature and songs of the land of their forefathers”. The journals have articles on a wide range of topics relating to Scotland – articles on well known Scots in Australasia, Home News, missing friends, “personal paragraphs”, obituaries, the clans, and much more.

When this gentleman passed away to his rest at the end of the year, Sydney lost a Scot who was famed for his business ability, noted for his kindness, and well known for his wide connection with various mining and other ventures. Born in Kingussie, Scotland, Mr. Macpherson left his home for Tasmania, but when gold was found in Victoria he followed fickle fortune on the Ovens River, Victoria, thence “following the lead” to the various New South Wales mining districts, finishing personal work in that pursuit at Hill End ...