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Johnston, George (1764–1823), army officer and agriculturist in Australia, was born on 19 March 1764 at Annandale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, the son of Captain George Johnston, aide-de-camp to Lord Percy, later duke of Northumberland. There is no substance to the accusation made by Governor William Bligh...

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Ross, George, of Cromarty (1708/9–1786), army agent and agricultural improver, was probably born on the small estate of Pitkerrie, Ross-shire, the only son of Andrew Ross (fl. 1670–1710), proprietor of the estate. There is unresolved confusion as to the precise identity of his mother, a ...