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Hugh Blair, Min. of St Giles (1718 - 1800)

Biographical Summary Blair, Hugh . 05/04/1718-27/12/1800. Ref: 160. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: Edinburgh. Place of interment: Greyfria...

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Francis Home (1719 - 1813)

Biographical Summary HOME, FRANCIS . 17/11/1719-15/02/1813. Ref: 749. Male. Place of Birth: Eccles, Berwickshire. Profession: Physician. Appointments Held: Army Surgeon 1742-8, Flanders; Phys...

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George Jospeh Bell (1770 - 1843)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary George Joseph Bell FRSE (26 March 1770 – 23 September 1843) was a Scottish advocate and legal scholar. From 1822 to 1843 he was Professor of Scots Law at the Uni...

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Sir James Stirling of Mansfield, 1st Baronet (c.1740 - 1805)

Biographical Summary The Rt. Hon. James Stirling, Lord Provost of Edinburgh , 1st b. of Alexander Stirling, of the same city, Merchant, by Jean {d. 30 July 1810, aged 94), da. of James Moir, of Sockf...

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Alexander Carlyle, Min. of Inveresk (1722 - 1805)

Biographical Summary CARLYLE, ALEXANDER . 26/01/1722-25/08/1805. Ref: 277. Male. Titles and British Honours: Very Rev. Place of Birth: Prestonpans, East Lothian. Place of interment: Inveresk ...

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Edward Clive, 1st Earl of Powis (1754 - 1839)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Edward Clive, 1st Earl of Powis (7 March 1754 – 16 May 1839), known as the Lord Clive between 1774 and 1804, was a British politician. Powis was the eldest son...

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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux MP (1778 - 1868)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Henry Peter Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868) (pronounced Broom and Vokes) was a British statesman who became Lord Chancellor of Great Britain....

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Robert Sym, WS (1752 - 1845)

SYM, ROBERT, W.S. ; born in Glasgow 1752 ; came to Edinburgh in his youth ; a man of mark in literary society; uncle of "Christopher North" and the "Timothy Tickler" of the Node* Ambrotiana; died in 18...

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Professor Robert Jameson (1774 - 1854)

Biographical Summary Jameson, Robert . 11/07/1774-19/04/1854. Ref: 804. Male. Place of Birth: Leith, Edinburgh. Place of Death: 21 Royal Circus, Edinburgh. Place of interment: Warriston Cemy....

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Alexander Monro, 2nd of Craiglockhart (1773 - 1859)

Biographical Summary " Alexander Monro III of Craiglockhart, FRSE FRCPE FSA(Scot) MWS (5 November 1773 – 10 March 1859), was a Scottish surgeon, anatomist and medical educator at Edinburgh Med...

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Thomas Charles Hope (1766 - 1844)

Biographical Summary Hope, Thomas Charles . 21/07/1766-13/06/1844. Ref: 760. Male. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: Edinburgh. Profession: Chemist, Physician. Appointments Held: L...

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John Barclay, MD (1760 - 1826)

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Rev. James Francis Grant (c.1767 - 1837)

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Archibald Fletcher (1746 - 1828)

The "father" of Burgh Reform. A comprehensive biography from 1829 is found at Google Books

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Sir John Connell (b. - 1831)

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George Cranstoun, Lord Corehouse (b. - 1850)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " George Cranstoun, Lord Corehouse (died 1850) was a Scottish advocate, judge and satirist... ...He was the second son of the Hon. George Cranstoun of Longwarton, sev...

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John Clerk, Lord Eldin (1757 - 1832)

Sir George Clerk Maxwell was a Commissioner of Customs, and a trustee for the. improvement of the fisheries and manufactures of Scotland. His brother, John Clerk of Eldin, was the author of the well-kn...

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Robert Bell (1782 - 1861)

Biographical Summary Bell, Robert . ?-27/04/1861. Ref: 136. Male. Place of interment: Dean Cemy, Edinburgh. Profession: Advocate. Appointments Held: Advocate 1804; Sheriff 1841-60 Berwickshir...

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John Burnett (1763 - 1810)

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Alexander Maconochie, Lord Meadowbank (1777 - 1861)

Biographical Summary Maconochie, after 1854 Maconochie-Welwood of Garvock & Pitliver, Lord Meadowbank, Alexander . 02/03/1777-30/11/1861. Ref: 999. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rt Hon. Pla...

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Archibald Campbell Colquhoun, of Killermont (c.1754 - 1820)

Biographical Summary "Campbell, the son of a respectable Glasgow merchant, and a reputable advocate, assumed the additional name of Colquhoun in 1804 when he succeeded to his mother’s family e...

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William Maule-Ramsay, 1st Baron Panmure of Brechin and Navar (1771 - 1852)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary William Ramsay, 1st Baron Panmure (27 October 1771 – 13 April 1852) was a Scottish politician. Maule was the younger son of George Ramsay, 8th Earl of Dalhousi...

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George Husband Baird MP (1761 - 1840)

"Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," George Baird, 1761 name: George Baird gender: Male baptism/christening date: 27 Jul 1761 baptism/christening place: , BO'NESS, WEST LOTHIAN, SCOTLA...

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Adam Gillies, Lord Gillies (1760 - 1842)

Biographical Summary " GILLIES, ADAM, Lord Gillies (1760–1842), Scottish judge, born in 1760, youngest son of Robert Gillies of Little Keithock, Forfarshire, and brother of Dr. John Gillies, h...

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John Hope (1725 - 1786)

Biographical Summary Hope, John . 10/05/1725-10/11/1786. Ref: 757. Male. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of interment: Greyfriars Edinburgh. Profession: Botanist, Physician. Appointments H...

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Sir Robert Dalrymple-Horn-Elphinstone, 1st Baronet (1766 - 1848)

Sir Bernard Burke. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire 31st ed. Published 1869 by Harrison in London. page 413

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Penelope Macdonald (b. - 1816)

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Dr. William Robertson MP (1753 - 1835)

Dr. Robertson was a clergyman, historian, and chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, which commissioned and still owns his portrait by Raeburn of 1792. The younger Robertson studied law and was adm...

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Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee (1747 - 1813)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary "Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee (15 October 1747 - 5 January 1813) was a Scottish lawyer, writer, and professor. Tytler was also a historian, and for some y...

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Sir William Macleod, Lord Bannatyne (1743 - 1833)

Biographical Summary Eldest son of Roderick Macleod, writer to the signet, was admitted advocate 22d January 1765. He was promoted to the bench on the death of Lord Swinton, and took his seat as Lord...

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Sir William Miller, 2nd Baronet, Lord Glenlee (1755 - 1846)

Biographical Summary Miller of Glenlee, Lord Glenlee, William, Bart. 12/08/1755-09/05/1846. Ref: 1017. Male. Titles and British Honours: 2nd Baronet (1789). Place of Death: Barskimming, Ayrshir...

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Robert Cullen, Lord Cullen (1742 - 1810)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Robert Cullen, Lord Cullen FRSE (1742–1810) was a Scottish judge. He played a key role, along with his father William Cullen, in obtaining a royal charter for ...

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Madeline Maxwell (deceased)

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Anne Maxwell (deceased)

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Sir Robert Dundas, 1st Baronet of Beechwood (1761 - 1835)

Biographical Summary Dundas of Beechwood, Sir Robert, Bart. 30/06/1761-26/12/1835. Ref: 468. Male. Titles and British Honours: 1st Baronet of Beechwood. Profession: Writer to The Signet. Appo...

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Sir Henry Jardine of Harwood, WS (1766 - 1851)

Biographical Summary Jardine of Harwood, Sir Henry . 30/01/1766-11/08/1851. Ref: 812. Male. Titles and British Honours: Knight(1825). Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of interment: Canongate ...

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Francis Dundas (c.1759 - 1824)

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David Smythe, Lord Methven (1746 - 1806)

Biographical Summary " David Smythe , one of the senators of the College of Justice, under the title of Lord Methven . This eminent person espoused twice, and by his first wife Elizabeth, daughter of...

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General John Leslie (1759 - 1824)

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Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon MP (1707 - 1791)

Lady Selina Shirley was the daughter of Washington Shirley, 2nd Earl Ferrers and Mary Levinge.3 She married Theophilus Hastings, 9th Earl of Huntingdon, son of Theophilus Hastings, 7th Earl of Huntingd...

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Charles Simeon (1759 - 1836)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Charles Simeon (24 September 1759 – 13 November 1836), was an English evangelical clergyman. Biography He was born at Reading, Berkshire in 1759 and baptised...

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Harvey Christian Combe MP (1752 - 1818)

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Sir John Marjoribanks of Lees, 1st Baronet (1763 - 1831)

Sir Bernard Burke. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire 31st ed. Published 1869 by Harrison in London. page 745 The History of Parliament: the Ho...

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Claude Irvine-Boswell of Balmuto, Lord Balmuto (1742 - 1824)

CLAUDE IRVINE-BOSWELL OF BALMUTO, LORD BALMUTO [John A. Henderson, The Annals of Lower Deeside, being a Topographical, Proprietary, Ecclesiastic, and Antiquarian History of Durris, Drumoak, and Culte...

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Sir Henry Wellwood Moncrieff, 8th Baronet, Minister of St Cuthberts (1750 - 1827)

Biographical Summary " Sir Henry Moncrieff Wellwood, eighth Baronet of Tullibole , born 6th Feb. 1750; eldest son of Sir William Moncrieff, Bart., min. of Blackford; educated at Univ of Glasgow and E...

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William Cuming (b. - 1790)

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Lieutenant-General William Wemyss of Wemyss, MP (1760 - 1822)

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Hugh Montgomerie, 12th Earl of Eglinton (1739 - 1819)

The Scots peerage , Vol. III, page 460-462

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Mary Campbell, Marchioness of Breadalbane MP (c.1771 - 1845)

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William Pitt "The Younger" Prime Minister of the United Kingdom MP (1759 - 1806)

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves." (speech to Parliament 1783). -------------------- He was unmarried and l...

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Charles Hope, Rt. Hon. Lord Granton (1763 - 1851)

Charles Hope (1763–1851) was a Scottish politician and judge. The eldest son of John Hope, he studied law at Edinburgh University. He was admitted as an advocate in 1784 and was appointed ...

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John Campbell, 1st Marquess of Breadalbane MP (1762 - 1834)

"Lieutenant-General John Campbell, 1st Marquess of Breadalbane FRS (30 March 1762 – 29 March 1834), known as John Campbell until 1782 and as The Earl of Breadalbane and Holland between 1782 and ...

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William Baillie, Lord Polkemmet (b. - 1816)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary William Baillie, Lord Polkemmet (died 1816), was a Scottish judge. Baillie was the eldest son of Thomas Baillie, Writer to the Signet. He was admitted advocate 1758, ...

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Thomas Paine MP (1737 - 1809)

This profile is a work in progress From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas Paine Full name Thomas Paine Born February 9, 1737 Thetford, Norfolk, England, Great Britain Died June 8, 1809...

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Major-General Roger Aytoun (b. - c.1810)

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Louis Antoine d'Artois, duc d'Angoulême (1775 - 1844)

Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Louis-Antoine, Duke of Angoulême) Jump to: navigation, search For other uses of "Louis, D...

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Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America MP (1743 - 1826)

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

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Sir William Honyman, 1st Baronet of Armadale (1756 - 1825)

William Honeyman, appointed one of the senators of the College of Justice, 5th January, 1797, was created a baronet 12th May, 1S04 (Blk. MS.). Sir William Honeyman sold the estate of Strathy to the Mar...

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William Forbes, Esq. of Callendar (b. - 1815)

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Sir Ilay Campbell of Succoth, Lord Succoth, 1st Baronet (1734 - 1823)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir Ilay Campbell of Succoth (1734–1823) was a Scottish judge... ...An advocate from 1757, he was engaged in the Douglas peerage case from 1764 to 1769. He w...

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James Hamilton (1749 - 1835)

Biographical Summary Hamilton, James . ?-27/10/1835. Ref: 682. Male. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: Edinburgh. Profession: Physician. Appointments Held: Physician in Edinburgh; ...

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Maj.-Gen. Hon. Alexander Leslie (1731 - 1794)

) The Honourable Major General Alexander Leslie (1731 – 27 December 1794) was a Major General in the British Army during the American Revolutionary War. He was the commander of the British tro...

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John Hume (1709 - 1786)

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John Campbell, Lord Stonefield (b. - 1801)

Biographical Summary "Son of Archibald Campbell, advocate, was admitted a member of the Faculty of Advocates, 9th January 1748. On the death of Charles Erskine of Tinwald, he was elevated to the benc...

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Rt Hon Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster, 1st Baronet MP (1754 - 1835)

Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet (10 May 1754 – 21 December 1835) was a Scottish politician, writer on finance and agriculture and the first person to use the word statistics in the English langua...

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Sir John Whitefoord of Blairquhan, 3rd Baronet (c.1730 - 1803)

Biographical Summary " Sir John Whitefoord, Baronet [8. 1701], of Blairquhan , but who styled himself "of that ilk," s. and h., b. probably about 1730; was Capt. in the Royal Fusileers in or before 1...

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Sir James Campbell of Ardkinglass, 3rd Baronet (b. - 1788)

Biographical Summary " Sir James Campbell, Baronet [S 1685] of Ardkinglass , formerly James Livingston , son and heir; was M.P. for Stirlingshire (three Partliaments), 1747-68; Governor of Stirling C...

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Benjamin Bell of Hunthill (1749 - 1806)

Biographical Summary Bell of Hunthill, Benjamin . 06/04/1749-08/04/1806. Ref: 129. Male. Place of Birth: Dumfries. Place of Death: Newington House, Edinburgh. Place of interment: Canongate Ce...

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James Alexander Haldane (1768 - 1851)

James Alexander Haldane (July 14, 1768 - February 8, 1851) was a Scottish independent church leader. The younger son of Captain James Haldane of Airthrey House, (his older brother Robert Haldane was ...

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Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings MP (1754 - 1826)

Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings KG PC (9 December 1754 – 28 November 1826), styled The Honourable Francis Rawdon from birth until 1762 and as The Lord Rawdon between 1762 and...

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Allan Maconochie, Lord Meadowbank (1748 - 1816)

Biographical Summary Maconochie of Kirknewton, Lord Meadowbank, Allan . 26/01/1748-14/06/1816. Ref: 1000. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Midlothian. Place of Death: Co...

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Sir James Hay of Haystoun, 4th Baronet of Smithfield (b. - 1810)

Biographical Summary " Sir James Hay, Baronet [S 1635] of Haystoun , co Peebles, cousin and heir male being 2nd but 1st surviving son and heir of John Hay, of the same, by Grizel Thompson (married 7 ...

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James Rae (1716 - 1791)

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Voltaire MP (1694 - 1778)

Voltaire François-Marie Arouet (French pronunciation: [fʁɑ̃swa maʁi aʁuˈwe]; 21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), better known by the pen name Volt...

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George Hay, 16th Earl of Erroll MP (1767 - 1798)

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Thomas Hamilton, 7th Earl of Haddington (1721 - 1794)

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Rowland Hill (1744 - 1833)

Wikipedia contributors. " Rowland Hill (preacher). " Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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William Paul, Minister of St. Cuthberts (1754 - 1802)

Biographical Summary William Paul , born Glasgow, 10th June 1754, son of Robert P. and Agnes Anderson; M.A. (Glasgow 1773); tutor in the family of David, Earl of Leven ; licen. by Presb. of Cupar 2nd...

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James Kerr (b. - 1820)

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Francis, 8th Lord Napier of Merchiston (1758 - 1823)

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Thomas Davidson, Min. of Tolbooth Parish, Edinburgh (1747 - 1827)

Biographical Summary Thomas Randall [Davidson] , born July 1747, son of Thomas R., min. of Inchture ; educated at Univ. of Leyden ; licen. at Rotterdam 14th June 1769; adm. min. of Inchture 21st Feb....

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John Bennet (deceased)

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George Fergusson (Lord Hermand) (1743 - 1827)

Biographical Summary "Son of Sir James Fergusson of Kilkenan, Baronet, one of the Senators of the College of Justice, was admitted advocate 17th December 1765. He was appointed a judge in the room of...

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Basil Cochrane (b. - 1788)

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Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Baron Loughborough and 1st Earl of Rosslyn (1733 - 1805)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn (3 February 1733 – 2 January 1805) was Lord Chancellor of Great Britain from 1793 to 1801... ...He was the eldest s...

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Sir David Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet (Lord Hailes) (1726 - 1792)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir David Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet, Lord Hailes (October 28, 1726 – November 29, 1792) was a Scottish advocate, judge and historian, born in Edinburgh... ...Hi...

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Admiral Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan of Camperdown (1731 - 1804)

Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan of Camperdown 1 July 1731 – 4 August 1804 Place of birth Lundie, Angus, Scotland Place of death Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland, England Allegiance U...

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Lord Provost Thomas Elder Esq. MP (1737 - 1799)

"Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," Thomas Elder, 1737 name: Thomas Elder gender: Male baptism/christening date: 07 Oct 1737 baptism/christening place: CLUNIE,PERTH,SCOTLAND father...

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Sir David Rae, Lord Eskgrove, 1st Bart. (1724 - 1804)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir David Rae, Lord Eskgrove, 1st Baronet (1724–1804) was a Scottish judge. He was the son of David Rae of St Andrews, an episcopalian minister, by his wife ...

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James Gregory (1753 - 1821)

Biographical Summary Gregory, James . ?-02/04/1821. Ref: 640. Male. Place of Birth: Aberdeen. Place of Death: St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh. Place of interment: Canongate Churchyard, Edinburgh...

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Robert Blair, Lord Avonton (1741 - 1811)

Biographical Summary "Son of the Reverend Robert Blair, minister of Athelstaneford, author of the celebrated poem entitled The Grave , was admitted advocate 7th August 1764, and soon obtained extensi...

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Sir Archibald Hope of Rankeillor, 9th Baronet MP (1735 - 1794)

Biographical Summary " Sir Archibald Hope, Baronet [S 1628] of Rankeillor , grandson and heir, being only surviving son and heir of Archibald Hope 'the younger of Rankeillor', by Catherine, 1st daugh...

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William Craig, Lord Craig (1745 - 1813)

Biographical Summary " Craig, William, Lord Craig (1745–1813), Scottish judge, son of William Craig, minister, of Glasgow, was born in 1745. He studied at the university of Edinburgh, and was ...

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Very Rev Andrew Hunter of Barjarg (1743 - 1809)

Biographical Summary Hunter of Barjarg, Andrew . ?-22/04/1809. Ref: 773. Male. Titles and British Honours: Very Rev. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: New Street, Edinburgh. Place ...

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Captain Kenneth Mackenzie, 8th of Redcastle (1748 - 1789)

Biographical Summary "VIII. Captan Kenneth Mackenzie, eighth of Redcastle . He was born on the 21st of February, 1748, and married at Edinburgh, on the 17th of August, 1767, Jean, daughter of James T...

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David Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan (1742 - 1829)

The Scots peerage , Vol. II, page 278 BUCHAN, DAVID STEUART, EARL OF , sixth of the house of Erskine, but the eleventh from the period when the earldom was conferred upon James Steuart, son of Sir ...

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James Graham, 3rd Duke of Montrose MP (1755 - 1836)

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John Kemp, Min. of Tolbooth Church, Edinburgh (1745 - 1805)

Biographical Summary John Kemp , born 1745, son of David K, min. of Gask ; educated at Univ. of St Andrews ; licen. by Presb. of Auchterarder 7th Feb. 1769 ; ord. to Trinity Gask, 4th April 1770 ; tr...

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Alexander Monro, 1st of Craiglockhart (1733 - 1817)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Alexander Monro of Craiglockhart and Cockburn FRSE FRCPE (22 May 1733 – 2 October 1817) was a Scottish anatomist, physician and medical educator. To distinguis...

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Sir James Grant, 8th Baronet of Colquhoun (1738 - 1811)

Biographical Summary " Sir James Grant, Baronet [S 1625] of Grant , only son and heir by 2nd wife, born 19 May 1778; was M.P. for Elgin and Forres-shire, 1761-68, and for Banffshire, 1790; succeeded ...

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