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 ..
Introduction The earliest detailed maps of Scotland were those by Timothy Pont (c.1564-c.1614), forming the first atlas of Scotland and being part of Joan Bleau’s (c. 1599-1673) world atlas Theatrum orbis terrarum, sive Atlas novus. The maps of Scotland in his atlas can be found here, Pont’s maps can be found here. Pont was the first to detail the mountains, place names ..