Robert MacLagan (1820 - c.1893)

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Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Died
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About Robert MacLagan

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Maclagan, Sir Robert. 14/12/1820-?. Ref: 980. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: General, KCMG.
  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Soldier, Engineer.
  • Appointments Held: Lieutenant 1839, General-1879, Royal (Bengal) Engineers.
  • Schools and Tutors: High School, Edinburgh.
  • Training: East India Company, Military College, Addiscombe.
  • Undergraduate Studies: Edinburgh University.
  • Postgraduate Studies: LL.D.
  • Mother: Miss Whiteside.
  • Father: David Maclagan, FRSE 1785-1865.
  • Siblings: Andrew Douglas Maclagan, FRSE 1812-1900 and David Maclagan, FRSE 1824-83.
  • Other Family: uncle of Robert Craig Maclagan, FRSE 1839-1919.
  • References: Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 20, 1892-5, xlvi-xlvii.
  • Memberships: Royal Asiatic Society, FRGS.
  • Date of Election: 04/01/1853.
  • Proposers: Sir Robert Christison, 21/10/1852, (ms Proposal NLS Acc 10,000/47).
  • Notes: Died c1893.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 601

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