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 See also PERTH:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nancyelder/ed/Perth.htm

Kincardineshire, Fife, Kinross, Perth, & Forfar: - Commissariot of St. Andrew's, Register of Testaments, 1549-1800                                      
Marriages.                                                                  -More Parish info - from Genuki
The Commissariot Record of St. Andrews.
Register of Testaments, 1549-1800.
County: Fife
Country: Scotland
Elder, James, in Glamis 29 Apr 1691    
  See also on Genuki:  Grasshouse (later Jericho) - David Elder

Kincardineshire, Fife, Kinross, Perth, & Forfar: - Commissariot of St. Andrew's, Register of Testaments, 1549-1800
Marriages.
The Commissariot Record of St. Andrews.
Register of Testaments, 1549-1800.
County: Fife
Country: Scotland
Elder, Alexander, tailor in Pittillok, par. of Arngask 21 May 1686  [Its post-town was Kinross]
               Photo of Pitillock Farm Cottage, near  Duncrievie
             (with map showing Glenfarg and Arngask, north of ARLARY and MILNATHORT)
                at
           http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/107944
 

Kincardineshire, Fife, Kinross, Perth, & Forfar: - Commissariot of St. Andrew's, Register of Testaments, 1549-1800
Marriages.
The Commissariot Record of St. Andrews.
Register of Testaments, 1549-1800.
County: Fife
Country: Scotland
Elder, John, cotter in Monorgund, and Catharine Gill, his spouse, par. of Langforgund 26 Apr 1616          (6 mi west of Dundee)

Kincardineshire, Fife, Kinross, Perth, & Forfar: - Commissariot of St. Andrew's, Register of Testaments, 1549-1800
Marriages.
The Commissariot Record of St. Andrews.
Register of Testaments, 1549-1800.
County: Fife
Country: Scotland
Elder, Robert, portioner of Lethendie 16 Oct 1685      (post town Blairgowrie - Perth)
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Kincardineshire, Fife, Kinross, Perth, & Forfar: - Commissariot of St. Andrew's, Register of Testaments, 1549-1800
Marriages.
The Commissariot Record of St. Andrews.
Register of Testaments, 1549-1800.
County: Fife
Country: Scotland
Senzear, Agnes, spouse to Robert Elder, in Lethendie, par. of Scone 30 Oct 1675
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Kincardineshire, Fife, Kinross, Perth, & Forfar: - Commissariot of St. Andrew's, Register of Testaments, 1549-1800
Marriages.
The Commissariot Record of St. Andrews.
Register of Testaments, 1549-1800.
County: Fife
Country: Scotland
Elder, Robert, tenant in Burngrange, par. of Orwell 22 May 1753 and 15 Jul 1754 
  See also:
  "Notes from Kirk Session Records 1764-1796
      "The Associate Congregation of Orwell and Muckhart Kinross-shire."
      ELDER, Charles, Captain Royal Navy--1823/39; 1808/39;
      ELDER, John, mfr, Auchtermuchty + Susan Robertson--1804/5; 1773/21
      Elder, Alexander - meeting of 1796
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Kincardineshire, Fife, Kinross, Perth, & Forfar: - Commissariot of St. Andrew's, Register of Testaments, 1549-1800
Marriages.
The Commissariot Record of St. Andrews.
Register of Testaments, 1549-1800.
County: Fife
Country: Scotland
Elder, Robert, tailor in Kettle 20 Jan 1686     
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Kincardineshire, Fife, Kinross, Perth, & Forfar: - Commissariot of St. Andrew's, Register of Testaments, 1549-1800
Marriages.
The Commissariot Record of St. Andrews.
Register of Testaments, 1549-1800.
County: Fife
Country: Scotland
Elder, Robert, par. of Wemyss Mar 1550    (Fife)

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KILCONQUHAR FIFE entry, found in:                                          
Midlothian: Edinburgh - Register of Marriages, 1751-1800               Pronounced "Kinnuchar"
Volume 5. The Register of Marriages.
Register of Marriages of the City of Edinburgh. 1751-1800.
County: Midlothia
Country: Scotland
Mathison, Alexander, weaver, New Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, same p.,
   d. of James Elder,  miller in Kilconquhar 21 Aug 1800

Google.com search, found:
  "CARSTAIRS COUPLES AND THEIR CHILDREN"
    ELSPETH CARSTAIRS - ROBERT ELDER
     Married: At:
     26 JUN 1664  JOHN ELDER  KILCONQUHAR            KILCONQUHAR CASTLE

LDS
Marie CORSTARES
Married:
 26 MAY 1678  At: Carnbee              (Carnbee to Kilconquhar - 6 minutes  Distance: 4.38 miles)
Alexander ELDER
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by Fergus F Smith
http://www2.arnes.si/~eusmith/travel/index.htm
for articles about
"Veronika and Fergus around the world"...
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, April 27th 1999
"I went back to my old university town with a couple of friends
from when I was a student..."

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FIFE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
http://www.fifefhs.org
In the FFHS Journal Vol 5 No 1 of September 1992, we listed a number of famous emigrants from Fife
who made a significant contribution to the development of the country in which they settled.
This article will deal with three of these emigrants, and their families, who founded leading stores/merchant houses in Australia.
...
ELDERS.
GEORGE ELDER (1785-1868), the son of William Elder, merchant, South Leith, had come to Kirkcaldy by 1812,
when he had married JOANNA HADDON LANG (1795-1857), dau of Alexander Lang, candlemaker, South Leith,
and opened business as a hardware merchant and shipowner in the High Street. He was the father of four sons
who established a great merchant house in Adelaide, eventually known as ELDER SMITH & CO....."
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ALEXANDER LANG ELDER:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nancyelder/ed/AlexanderLangElderAustralia.htm

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Sir Thomas ELDER - photo of statue at University of Adelaide
at
http://www.fiveaa.com.au/photo_sir-thomas-elder-statue-in-front-of-elder-hall_331099

Closer photo of statue of Sir Thomas Elder
http://tinyurl.com/m8t3yf6

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HOUSE OF LORDS
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Die Mercurii 21 Julii 1999
The House met at half-past two o’clock.
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld199899/minutes/990721/ldminute.htm
        2. Lord Elder—Thomas Murray Elder Esquire, having been created Baron Elder, of Kirkcaldy in Fife,
for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 19th July 1999, was introduced between the
Lord Haskel and the Baroness Smith of Gilmorehill, the
        Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding;
and made and subscribed the solemn affirmation pursuant to statute."

RE: Gordon Brown
http://politics.guardian.co.uk/tax/story/0,9061,451850,00.html
..."Murray Elder is one of his oldest and closest friends. They were at primary
school together, in the same class at secondary, then university, then Elder
 worked for John Smith and now for Donald Dewar..."

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ELDER of TRENTON NJ - from FIFE:
GREENWOOD CEMETERY, Trenton, NJ
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nancyelder/ed/TrentonCem.htm

James & Elizabeth Elder are in section E-North East  Plot # 168
Notes:
Gallatown is listed with Kirkcaldy, Fife:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkcaldy
"Kirkcaldy (pronounced kir-kawdy) is the largest town in Fife, Scotland....
The town lies on the north bank of the Firth of Forth.
The former burghs of Dysart, Linktown and Pathhead, and the
villages of Sinclairtown and Gallatown are now incorporated into Kirkcaldy."

Stone says:
James ELDER
A Native of Gallatown
 Fifeshire Scotland
born Jan 6, 1842
Died Nov 19, 1895
at rest
his wife
ELIZABETH
Native of Scotland
died
May 2, 1907
Aged 66 years

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ELDER of MAINE in CRAIL, FIFE:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nancyelder/ed/Crail.htm

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