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James Dewar (1737 - 1765)

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James Dewar
Born in Crail, Fife, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
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Died in the Mouth of Crail Harbourmap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Nov 2013
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Categories: Crail Fishing Disaster 1765, Crail, Fife, Scotland | Crail, Fife | Drowning | Accidental Deaths.



This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.


User ID: FE162F19-D8F3-4ABA-B245-4B32F22C1F15
Record ID Number: MH:IF8
Date: AUG 1737
Place: Crail, Fife, SCT


User ID: F7B41107-58D9-4D0C-B74E-95232035D724
Record ID Number: MH:IF9
Date: 21 JAN 1765
Place: In the Mouth of Crail Harbour
Cause: Drowned in the 1765 Crail Fishing Tragedy along with 7 others. A 250th anniversary commemoration for the drownings will be held by the descendants of the 8 fishermen in Crail on 16 May 2015. All descendants welcome. See Crail Fishing Disaster page for the known history and further information


  • Source: S3 Record ID Number: MH:S3 User ID: AF40ED0F-2350-44A2-A9F2-70E97EFCC236 Author: Peter Cavers Title: Cavers Tree Web Site Text: family tree CONT Family site: Cavers Tree Web Site CONT Family tree: Cavers Tree Media: 53573041-1 Type: Smart Matching Record ID Number: MH:SC1 Page: James Dewar Event: Smart Matching Role: 1001176 Data: Date: 12 MAR 2013 Text: Added by confirming a Smart Match Quality or Certainty of Data: 3


Thank you to Alan Runciman for creating WikiTree profile Dewar-160 through the import of Crail Disaster 041113.GED on Nov 4, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Alan and others.

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