Robert Moffat (1795 – 1883) was a Missionary to South Africa, whose father-in-law was David Livingstone, and the first translator of The Bible into Setswana. Robert Moffat (1843) Painted by George Baxter Moffat was born in Ormiston, East Lothian, but moved to Cheshire to work as a gardener. He joined the London Missionary Society and ..
Alexander Keith Johnston (1844-1879) was an explorer and geographer of Tanzania. Born in Edinburgh, he was the only son of the cartographer and publisher Alexander Keith Johnston, elder (1804-1871). His father and private tutors trained him in cartography and geography, and worked for the firm of Edward Stanford from 1866 to 1867. He then travelled ..