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Oban (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK)

To the Postmaster, Oban, [10 July 1841]

WILSON, David Mackay (1863 - 1929), KC 1922; Sheriff-Substitute of Argyll at Oban since 1923

MILNE, Norman (1915 - 2000), Sheriff of North Strathclyde at Campbeltown and Oban, 1975–81, retired

WALLACE, William (1860 - 1922), Sheriff-Substitute of Argyll, at Oban since 1910; JP, Argyll

NOBLE, David (1923 - 2005), WS; JP; Sheriff of North Strathclyde at Oban and Fort William, 1983–95

MACLEAN of Dochgarroch, Allan Murray (born 1950), historian; Provost of St John’s Cathedral, Oban, 1986–99

McNELLY, Nicola (born 1962), Provost, St John the Divine Cathedral, Oban, since 2012; Rector, St James’, Arkbrecknish, since 2012

TURNER, Cedric Oban (1907 - 1982), Chief Executive and General Manager, Qantas Empire Airways Ltd, 1955–67

COPLAND, Charles McAlester (1910 - 2009), Provost of St John’s Cathedral, Oban, 1959–79, and Dean of Diocese of Argyll and The Isles, 1977–79

CHALMERS, Archibald MacDonald (1883 - 1977), Sheriff Substitute of Argyll at Oban, 1933–55, retired; Hon. Sheriff (formerly Hon. Sheriff Substitute) of Perthshire since 1956

PRESTON, David Michael (born 1952), mediator and law consultant; Partner, Hosack & Sutherland, Solicitors, Oban, 1978–2005; Chairman: Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland, since 2005; Private Rented Housing Panel, since 2011; Home Owners Housing Panel, since 2012

MacCALLUM, Norman Donald (born 1947), Dean of Argyll and the Isles, 2005–12; Provost of St John’s Cathedral, Oban, and Priest-in-charge, St James’, Ardbrecknish and Church of the Holy Spirit, Ardchattan, 2000–12

MENZIES, Tom Alexander (1877 - 1950), Sheriff-Substitute of Inverness at Portree, 1925–29, of Argyll at Oban, 1929–33, of Ayrshire at Ayr, 1933–40; retired, 1940, now Hon. Sheriff Substitute at Ayr

THOMPSON, James (1835 - 1906), DL and JP County of the City of Glasgow; DL County of Lanark; Hon. Lieutenant-Colonel Engineer and Railway Volunteer Staff Corps; Chairman of the Caledonian Railway, Callander and Oban Railway, and Cathcart District Railway


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