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First mention of 'Coutts' in available records.


First mention of "Coutts" in available records

A 100km circle around that spot would  still have the most dense population of Coutts on Earth. Look elsewhere on Clancoutts.org for references to Cromar and Aberdeenshire



 

Added by Malcolm Coutts on April 7, 2019 at 3:48am — No Comments

Biography Captain Jim Coutts

Captain Jim Coutts

Added by Malcolm Coutts on April 6, 2019 at 1:53am — No Comments

The Rev. James Coutts portrait

I have to apologise.

We have been reliably informed that the portrait previously posted by us of the Rev James Coutts is not actually the man himself but is a portrait of Reverend David Brown by artist James Coutts Michie. https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/reverend-david-brown-104966 ;

Janelle Byrne is a recent Coutts Society member and the Rev James Coutts was her…

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Added by Diane Kinloch on October 28, 2018 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Acknowledgment - Coutts Sailors' Home restored to former glory.

The National Trust of Australia acknowledged the work we have done recently by shortlisting the Coutts Sailors Home renovation for a Heritage Award.

OK so we didn't win - but it was a competition against Councils and architects etc!!

We are still very proud of what we have done, and we always refer to our home as 'Coutts'!

When we bought it it was a construction zone. There were hardly any floors or ceilings, no power, no plumbing, just walls inside. The…

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Added by Diane Kinloch on May 29, 2018 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Coutts Sailors' Home

Coutts Sailors' Home was named for Rev. James Coutts. He negotiated with the government to acquire the land and raised much of the money to build the home as a safe haven for sailors staying in the port of Newcastle, Australia. Its opening was considered so important that there was a public holiday a marching band and a big party!

The foundation stone was moved to a wall some time later. It…

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Added by Diane Kinloch on January 30, 2018 at 9:33am — No Comments

The world is a smaller place than we think

I have just Joined the "Clan Coutts"  

I am a decedent of George and Mary (nee Peggie) Coutts (3x great grandparents on my Fathers monthers side of the family) who married 26th May 1834 in the Parish of Dron, County Perth in Scotland.  

Mary's parents were John Peggie and Margret Corbet who married in Strathmiglo in 1808

It is thought that George Coutts was born in about 1814/15 in Deeside.  

Their Daughter Ann Coutts  born in Glasgow, Lanark Scotland March 6th…

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Added by Colleen Anne Hunter on February 19, 2017 at 4:05pm — No Comments

A Love STory and Silverware

A love Story - and silverware.

Added by Malcolm Coutts on May 28, 2016 at 1:46pm — No Comments

From Aberdeenshire to the ends of the Earth

A Coutts family history  Its not too often you see this:"  a connected family database of some one hundred and ninety thousand people on some thirteen thousand pages."   There are many COUTTS!

Added by Malcolm Coutts on May 11, 2016 at 9:37pm — No Comments

From Aberdeenshire to the ends of the Earth

A Coutts family history  Its not too often you see this: "a connected family database of some one hundred and ninety thousand people on some thirteen thousand pages."   There are many COUTTS!

Added by Malcolm Coutts on May 11, 2016 at 6:15pm — No Comments

From Aberdeenshire to the ends of the Earth

A Coutts family history  Its not too often you see this: "a connected family database of some one hundred and ninety thousand people on some thirteen thousand pages."   There are many COUTTS!

Added by Malcolm Coutts on May 11, 2016 at 6:13pm — No Comments

From Aberdeenshire to the ends of the Earth

A Coutts family history  Its not too often you see this:"  a connected family database of some one hundred and ninety thousand people on some thirteen thousand pages."   There are many COUTTS!

Added by Malcolm Coutts on May 11, 2016 at 6:11pm — No Comments

From Aberdeenshire to the ends of the Earth

A Coutts family history  Its not too often you see this:"  a connected family database of some one hundred and ninety thousand people on some thirteen thousand pages."   There are many COUTTS!

Added by Malcolm Coutts on May 11, 2016 at 6:11pm — No Comments

Congash sale

The property "Congash", Banffshire (now Moray), where my great-grandfather James Coutts left for Australia in 1850. The Coutts were humble crofters. Photos of the croft "Tornabirrak" can be seen elsewhere on this site.

Added by Malcolm Coutts on May 11, 2016 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Royal Navy, Rhodesia

Royal Navy. Rhodesia!

Added by Malcolm Coutts on September 13, 2015 at 10:07pm — No Comments

Coutts KIA Gallipoli,


Serviceman:
COUTTS, James Alexander Ramsden
Serv no.
1155
b 1893 – Newtown NSW (26411)
d 27 April 1915
Parents:
COUTTS, James Alexander
d 4 December 1934 - Petersham NSW (20163)
m 1892 – Sydney NSW (1465)
WHINCUP, Florence Barbara
d 17 June 1935 - Ashfield NSW (6438)
(First husband - Harry WHINCUP

Added by Malcolm Coutts on March 22, 2015 at 10:38am — No Comments

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