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Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet MP (1771 - 1832)

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time. Scott was the...

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Sir James Alfred Ewing KCB (1855 - 1935)

Biographical Summary EWING, SIR JAMES ALFRED . 27/03/1855-07/01/1935. Ref: 506. Male. Titles and British Honours: CB(1907), KCB(1911). Place of Birth: Dundee, Angus. Place of Death: Cambridge...

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Sir David Brewster MP (1781 - 1868)

Biographical Summary BREWSTER, SIR DAVID . 11/12/1781-10/02/1868. Ref: 195. Male. Titles and British Honours: KH(1832). Place of Birth: Canongate, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire. Place of Death: All...

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James Murdoch Geikie (1839 - 1915)

James Murdoch Geikie PRSE FRS (23 August 1839–1915) was a Scottish geologist. He was born in Edinburgh, the son of James Stuart Geikie and younger brother of Sir Archibald Geikie. He was edu...

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Sir Andrew Douglas Maclagan (1812 - 1900)

Biographical Summary Maclagan, Sir Andrew Douglas . 17/04/1812-05/04/1900. Ref: 976. Male. Titles and British Honours: Knight (1886). Place of Birth: Ayr. Place of Death: 28 Heriot Row, Edinb...

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Thomas Stevenson (1818 - 1887)

Thomas Stevenson was a pioneering Scottish lighthouse designer and meteorologist, who designed over thirty lighthouses in and around Scotland, as well as the Stevenson screen used in meteorology. Wikip...

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William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, OM, GCVO (1824 - 1907)

Biographical Summary Thomson, Baron Kelvin, William . 26/06/1824-17/12/1907. Ref: 1023. Male. Titles and British Honours: Baron Kelvin of Largs (1892), OM(1902), PC(1902), KCVO(1866). Place of ...

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Sir James Hall of Dunglass, 4th Baronet MP (1761 - 1832)

Biographical Summary " Sir James Hall, Baronet [S. 1687], of Dunglass s. and h., 6. 17 Jan. 1761 ; ed. at Christ's College, Cambridge; suc. to the Baronetcy, 3 July 1776 ; Vice-President of the Soc. ...

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James Moncreiff, 1st Baron Moncreiff (1811 - 1895)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary James Moncreiff, 1st Baron Moncreiff FRSE (29 November 1811 – 27 April 1895), was a Scottish lawyer and politician. The son of Sir James Wellwood Moncreiff, 9t...

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George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll MP (1823 - 1900)

"George John Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll, KG, KT, PC, FRS, FRSE (30 April 1823 – 24 April 1900), styled Marquess of Lorne until 1847, was a Scottish peer and Liberal politician as well ...

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Sir Thomas Makdougall-Brisbane, 1st Baronet (1773 - 1860)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Major-General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane, 1st Baronet GCH, GCB, FRS, FRSE (23 July 1773 – 27 January 1860) was Governor of New South Wales (1821–25)...

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Henry Scott, 3rd Duke of Buccleuch MP (c.1746 - 1812)

Henry Scott, 3rd Duke of Buccleuch and 5th Duke of Queensberry KG KT FRSE (2 September 1746 – 11 January 1812) was a Scottish nobleman and long-time friend of the notable Sir Walter Scott. He ...

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