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Ordinary Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

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  • General Sir James Edward Alexander of Westerton (1803 - 1885)
    Biographical Summary ALEXANDER OF WESTERTON, SIR JAMES EDWARD . 16/10/1803-02/04/1885. Ref: 27. Male. Titles and British Honours: General, Knight, CB (1873). Place of Birth: Stirling. Place o...
  • Sir Whitelaw Ainslie (1767 - 1837)
    Biographical Summary AINSLIE, SIR WHITELAW . 17/02/1767-29/04/1837. Ref: 18. Male. Titles and British Honours: Knight (1835). Place of Birth: Duns, Berwickshire. Place of Death: London. Pro...
  • James Robertson Barclay (b. - 1827)
    " James Robertson Barclay ", Munks Roll, Royal College of Physicians of London
  • Thomas Hamilton, 9th Earl of Haddington, KT (1780 - 1858)
    Biographical Summary Hamilton, 9th Earl of Haddington, Thomas . 21/06/1780-01/12/1858. Ref: 1020. Male. Titles and British Honours: Baron Melros of Tynninghame (1827), 9th Earl of Haddington (182...
  • Sir James Forrest, 1st Baronet (1780 - 1860)
    Biographical Summary FORREST OF COMISTON, SIR JAMES, Bart. 16/10/1780-05/04/1860. Ref: 548. Male. Titles and British Honours: Baronet(1838). Place of interment: Greyfriars Cemy. Edinburgh. Pr...

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This project is a place to gather together profiles of the Ordinary Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.


The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland's national academy of science and letters. It is a registered charity, operating on a wholly independent and non-party-political basis and providing public benefit throughout Scotland. Established in 1783, it has since then drawn upon the strengths and expertise of its Fellows, of which there are currently more than 1500.

The Society covers a broader selection of fields than the Royal Society of London including literature and history. Unlike similar organisations in the rest of the UK, the Fellowship includes people from a wide range of disciplines - science & technology, arts, humanities, medicine, social science, business and public service. This breadth of expertise makes the Royal Society of Edinburgh unique in the UK.