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Malcolm Coutts's Blog – June 2013 Archive (5)

Tree: Sequoia couttsiae

The earliest close relatives of the giant sequoia were.......Sequoia couttsiae, which appear as fossils through much of the Northern Hemisphere in Cretaceous and Tertiary age rocks. They are present in Greenland, Alaska, Canada, and England (Chaney 1951). Although no doubt they are related to the giant sequoia, their morphology differs sufficiently to show that they are not its immediate ancestors

Added by Malcolm Coutts on June 30, 2013 at 10:55pm — No Comments


............George Coutts received his commission in succession to Norman Bruce on

8th July 1615 (letter from Groningen, igth June 1615). Was at Rees in

1622, became sergeant-major, Earl of Buccleuch's regiment, 3Oth December

1628. Lieutenant-colonel, I7th July 1629. Seems to have died in 1638, when

Philip Balfour was promoted to be lieutenant-colonel.

To the Council of State. (June 19, 1615.)

HIGH AND MIGHTY LORDS, Since my lords the states…


Added by Malcolm Coutts on June 22, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

James Coutts Crawford‬ (an interesting family)

 James Coutts Crawford (20 July 1760 – 10 May 1828) was an officer in the Royal Navy who served during the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.

(For his son, the naval officer and New…


Added by Malcolm Coutts on June 18, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Coutts Crossing, NSW, Australia

Coutts Crossing

Coutts Crossing (including Nymboida)

Tiny village south of Grafton

Coutts Crossing is located on the banks of the Orara River on the main Grafton to Armidale Road, 20 km south-west of Grafton and 669 km north-east of Sydney. Situated in a pastoral district, it has about 50 houses, a general store and a tavern for meals and drinks. Up the end of town is the Coutts Crossing Union Church which is…


Added by Malcolm Coutts on June 5, 2013 at 2:49pm — No Comments


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