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Menzies

Menzies is a Scottish surname probably derived, like its Gaelic form Méinnearach, from the Norman name Mesnières.

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History of Menzies of Culdares
... Scotland is indebted to the Menzies of Culdares for the introduction of the larch tree which now flourishes all over the Highlands ... Menzies of Culdares, “Old Culdares”, who had been pardoned for his participation in the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion, brought the first larches from the Austrian Tyrol in ... It was held by the Moncreiffes, but passed to the Menzies family ...
Shire Of Menzies
... The Shire of Menzies is a local government area in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia located to the north of Kalgoorlie ... kilometres (48,122 sq mi), and its seat of government is the town of Menzies ...
Australian National University Library - Libraries - R. G. Menzies Building
... Menzies Building support Asia Pacific Studies, in particular in the fields of history, anthropology, political science, literature and non-Judeo/Christian ... General social science subjects held in Menzies are anthropology, international relations, military and naval science, and library science ...
Menzies, Western Australia - Notable People
... Menzies was the birthplace of the following Sir Colin Hannah KBE KCMG KCVO CB (1914-1978), air force Air Marshal and 19th Governor of Queensland Sir Thomas ...
Menzies Of Culdares - History of Menzies of Culdares
... Scotland is indebted to the Menzies of Culdares for the introduction of the larch tree which now flourishes all over the Highlands ... Menzies of Culdares, “Old Culdares”, who had been pardoned for his participation in the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion, brought the first larches from ... It was held by the Moncreiffes, but passed to the Menzies family ...

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