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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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Lady Mary Douglas (c.1737 - 1816)

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Francis Horner (1778 - 1817)

Francis Horner was a political economist and a founder, with Jeffrey and Sydney Smith, of The Edinburgh Review. British economist, born at Edinburgh on the 12th of August 1778. After passing through ...

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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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Barbara Shaw (deceased)

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Sir Henry Steuart of Allanton, 1st Baronet (1759 - 1836)

Biographical Summary Steuart (Stewart) of Allanton and Touch, Sir Henry M. Seton, Bart. 20/10/1759-11/03/1836. Ref: 1432. Male. Titles and British Honours: 1st Baronet of Allanton(1814). Place ...

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John Smith of Craigend (1739 - 1816)

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Mary Wilson (b. - 1847)

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James Smith of Jordanhill (1782 - 1867)

Biographical Summary SMITH OF JORDANHILL, JAMES . 15/08/1782-17/01/1867. Ref: 1388. Male. Place of Birth: Jordanhill, Glasgow. Place of Death: Jordanhill, Glasgow. Profession: Merchant, Geolo...

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Archibald Smith of Jordanhill (1749 - 1821)

Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . London : Harrison 1879. Vol. II. page 1477

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John Playfair, Professor of Natural Philosophy, Edinburgh (1748 - 1819)

Biographical Summary PLAYFAIR, JOHN . 10/03/1748-20/07/1819. Ref: 1211. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Birth: Benvie, Angus. Place of Death: Edinburgh. Place of interment: ...

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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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Elizabeth Forbes (b. - 1851)

Mackenzie, Mrs. Colin, wife of Colin Mackenzie, of Portmore, Clerk of Session, and a friend of Sir Walter Scott. Seated, in a landscape ; white dress, brown hair, full face ; arms lying in her lap; 49 ...

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Jane Forbes (c.1785 - c.1870)

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Robert Montgomery (1775 - 1854)

Montgomery, Robert, Advocate, was born in 1774, and died in 1854. He was son of Sir James Montgomery, chief Baron of Exchequer, and father of Dean Montgomery. Three-quarter length ; seated towards left...

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Elizabeth Montgomery (c.1789 - 1814)

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John Balfour (1715 - 1795)

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Catherine Cant (1719 - c.1795)

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Jane Elliot (1748 - 1815)

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Andrew Drummond, 7th Viscount Strathallan (1758 - 1817)

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George Makgill, de jure 7th Viscount of Oxfuird (1723 - 1797)

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Donald Macleod, 3rd of Geanies (deceased)

Biographical Summary "XV. Donald Macleod, third of Geanies , an Advocate at the Scottish Bar, and for nearly sixty years — from 1744 until his death — Sheriff-Principal of Ross and Crom...

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Agnes Law (b. - 1749)

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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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Nathaniel Spens, MD (1728 - 1815)

Burke, Sir Bernard. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed. Published in 1879. page 1499

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Sir David Baird, 1st Baronet (1757 - 1829)

-------------------- From wikipedia.... General Sir David Baird, 1st Baronet GCB (6 December 1757 – 18 August 1829) was a British military leader. He was born at Newbyth House in Haddingtonshi...

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Jane Crauford (deceased)

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General Sir Ronald Crauford Ferguson of Raith, GCB (c.1773 - 1841)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary General Sir Ronald Craufurd Ferguson (1773–1841), was a Scottish officer in the British Army and a Member of Parliament for the constituencies of Kirkcaldy and N...

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Jane Gibson-Carmichael (deceased)

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Jacobina Leslie (deceased)

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Charlotte Johnstone (deceased)

BBC - Your Paintings - Mrs Johnstone as 'Contemplation'

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James Edgar (deceased)

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James Edgar of Auchingrammont (b. - 1810)

Edgar, James. Genealogial collections concerning the Scottish house of Edgar, with a memoir of James Edgar . Published by London Grampian Club in 1873. page 12

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Alexander Edgar of Auchingrammont (b. - 1820)

Edgar, James. Genealogial collections concerning the Scottish house of Edgar, with a memoir of James Edgar . Published by London Grampian Club in 1873. page 12 BBC - Your Paintings - Alexander Edgar ...

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Handasyde Edgar (1754 - 1806)

Biographical Summary Edgar, Handyside (Handaside). Ref: 484. Male. Place of Birth: Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Profession: Physician. Appointments Held: Physician in Jamaica, West Indies. Underg...

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Henry Raeburn of St. Bernard's (1784 - 1863)

BBC - Your Paintings - Henry Raeburn (1784–1863) on a Grey Pony

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Anne Edgar (1744 - 1833)

Edgar, James. Genealogial collections concerning the Scottish house of Edgar, with a memoir of James Edgar . Published by London Grampian Club in 1873. page 14

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Sir Henry Raeburn MP (1756 - 1823)

Biographical Summary Raeburn, Sir Henry . 04/03/1756-08/07/1823. Ref: 1234. Male. Titles and British Honours: Knight (1822). Place of Birth: Stockbridge, Edinburgh. Place of interment: St Joh...

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Mary Ogilvie (deceased)

Biographical Summary John Forbes, Esq., captain R.N.; who m. Mary, dau. of Dr. Ogilvie, M.D. of Murtle , a lineal descendant of Sir John Drummond, 1st of Hawthornden, and heiress, by special settleme...

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Sir John Forbes-Drummond, 1st Baronet of Hawthornden (1746 - 1829)

Biographical Summary John Forbes, Esq., captain R.N. ; who m. Mary, dau. of Dr. Ogilvie, M.D. of Murtle, a lineal descendant of Sir John Drummond, 1st of Hawthornden, and heiress, by special settleme...

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Robert Cathcart of Drum, WS (1773 - 1812)

John Burke, Bernard Burke. A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 3 (Published by H. Colburn in 1850) page 61 The Society of Writers to Her Maj...

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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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Archibald Alison (1757 - 1839)

Biographical Summary Alison, Archibald . 13/11/1757-17/05/1839. Ref: 31. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of interment: St John's Burial Ground, Edinbur...

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William Russell (1767 - 1840)

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Sir George Sinclair, 2nd Baronet (1790 - 1868)

Biographical Summary " Sir George Sinclair, Baronet [1786] , of Thurso, co. Caithness, 1st s. and h., by 2d wife, b. 23 Aug. 1790; ed. at Harrow and the Univ. of Gottingen, being arrested, with his 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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Sir William Murray of Ochtertyre, 5th Bt MP (1746 - 1800)

Sir William Murray of Ochtertyre, 5th Bt. was born on 23 October 1746 at Ochtertyre, Perthshire, Scotland. He was the son o f Sir Patrick Murray of Ochtertyre, 4th Bt and Helen Hamilton . He married ...

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Neil Primrose, 3rd Earl of Rosebery MP (1728 - 1814)

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Margaret Campbell (c.1780 - 1850)

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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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Francis Wemyss Charteris, 8th Earl of Wemyss (1772 - 1853)

Francis Douglas, 8th Earl of Wemyss Francis Wemyss Charteris Douglas, 8th Earl of Wemyss, 4th Earl of March (15 April 1772 – 28 June 1853), known as the Earl of March from 1810 to 1826 and as ...

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Elizabeth Maconochie (c.1750 - d.)

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Isabella Clerk (b. - 1865)

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James Wedderburn (1782 - 1822)

Biographical Summary Wedderburn, James . 12/11/1782-07/11/1822. Ref: 1584. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Profession: Advocate. Appointments Held: Advocate 1803; Advocate Depute 1810-...

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Lieut.-Col. John Wauchope of Edmondstone (c.1767 - 1837)

He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Edinburgh Militia.3 He lived at Edmonstone, Midlothian, Scotland.

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James Wauchope (1767 - 1797)

BBC - Your Paintings - James Wauchope of Edmonstone (1767–1797)

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Anne Inglis (b. - 1828)

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John Tod of Kirkhill, WS (1773 - 1856)

Biographical Summary " Tod, John — Apprentice to, and son of, Thomas Tod, W.S. — Born 9th March 1773. Died 24th December 1856. Mar. 9th April 1808, Helen, daughter of Alexander Duff of ...

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Janet Grant Suttie (deceased)

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 1084

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Margaret Suttie (deceased)

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 1084

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Katherine Isabella Hamilton (b. - 1817)

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George Suttie (deceased)

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 1084

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William Stothert, of Cargen (1791 - 1863)

Stothert, WILLIAM, Esq. of Cargen, in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, b. 29 Oct. 1791; m. 1st, 7 Nov 1815, a dau of Robert Monteith, Esq. of Rocksoles, and has by her two sons, James and William, and t...

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James Skene of Rubislaw (1775 - 1864)

Biographical Summary Skene of Rubislaw, James . 07/03/1775-27/11/1864. Ref: 1375. Male. Place of Birth: Rubislaw, Aberdeen. Place of Death: Frewen Hall, Oxford. Profession: Advocate, Landowne...

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Mary Bannerman (deceased)

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 66

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Anne Wellwood (c.1743 - d.)

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Elizabeth Ord (deceased)

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Elizabeth Douglas (1757 - 1816)

Graham, Elizabeth, of Fintry, afterwards Mrs. Douglas of Brigton. Seated in an armchair in front of a tree, turned to right and looking in same direction ; white dress, blue waist-band, muslin frill ro...

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Margaret Hunter (1770 - d.)

Douglas, Margaret, of Brigton, afterwards Mrs. Hunter, of Burnside ; 35 x 26. Seated, three-quarter length, life-size, in a landscape ; turned to left and looking in same direction. Powdered curly hair...

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Lord Frederick Campbell (1729 - 1816)

Frederick Campbell was a politician who was born in 1729, educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford, and was called to the bar in 1754. Elected to parliament in 1761, his early support f...

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John Francis Erskine, 23rd Earl of Mar and de jure 7th Earl (1741 - 1825)

BBC - Your Paintings - John Francis Erskine (1741–1825), 7th Earl of Mar

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Henry Erskine (1746 - 1817)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " The Honourable Henry "Harry" Erskine (1 November 1746 – 8 October 1817) was a Scottish Whig politician and lawyer. Background and education Erskine was the...

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George Harley Drummond (1783 - 1855)

The sitter, dressed in riding clothes, is George Harley Drummond of Stanmore, Middlesex, and Drumtochty. He married in 1801 and his son George, shown in "The Drummond Children" (50.145.31), was born in...

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George Drummond (1802 - 1851)

George Drummond (1802–1851), who is seated astride his pony, is accompanied by two children who have been traditionally identified as his sister Margaret and his foster brother. The painting dat...

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Lieutenant-Colonel Sir James Malcolm, KCB (1767 - 1849)

) Lieutenant-Colonel Sir James Malcolm, KCB, was a Scottish officer of the British Royal Marines who served in the American Revolutionary War, in the Napoleonic Wars, and with noteworthy distinction ...

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Mrs Newbigging (deceased)

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James Newbigging of Whitehouse (deceased)

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Sir John Murray, Lord Murray (1778 - 1859)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir John Archibald Murray, Lord Murray , (1779-1859) was a Scottish judge. Son of Alexander Murray, Lord Henderland, he contributed to the Edinburgh Review from its...

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Sir James Montgomery, 2nd Baronet Montgomery of Stanhope (1766 - 1839)

Biographical Summary Montgomery of Stanhope, Sir James, Bart. 09/10/1766-27/05/1839. Ref: 1096. Male. Titles and British Honours: 2nd Baronet of Stanhope(1803). Place of Birth: Peeblesshire. ...

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Sir James Montgomery, 1st Baronet Montgomery of Stanhope (1721 - 1803)

Biographical Summary Montgomery of Stanhope, Sir James William, Bart. ?-02/04/1803. Ref: 1095. Male. Titles and British Honours: 1st Baronet(1801) of Stanhope. Place of Birth: Macbie Hill, Peeb...

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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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Grizel Miller (b. - 1846)

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Harriet Anne Maxwell (1789 - 1841)

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 756

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Rear-Admiral John Maitland (1771 - 1836)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary John Maitland (1771 – 20 October 1836) was an officer of the Royal Navy, who saw service during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, eventually rising t...

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Flora Muir Rawdon-Hastings, Countess of Loudoun (1780 - 1840)

[ ] Countess of Loudon Flora Campbell was born in August 1780. She was the daughter of Maj.-Gen. James Campbell, 5th Earl of Loudoun and Flora Macleod. She married Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marque...

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Katharine Ramsay (b. - 1806)

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Sir George Steuart Mackenzie of Coul, 7th Baronet (1780 - 1848)

Biographical Summary " Sir George Steuart Mackenzie, Baronet [S. 1673], of Coul , only s. and h., b. 22 June 1780 ; suc. to the Baronetcy in 1796 ; was Ensign General in the Royal Scottish Archers ; ...

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Francis John Mackenzie (b. - 1813)

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Alexander Mackenzie (c.1805 - 1822)

History of the Mackenzies, with genealogies of the principal families of the name ; Alexander Mackenzie; 1894; page 468

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Colin Mackenzie of Portmore, WS (1770 - 1830)

Biographical Summary " Mackenzie, Colin, of Portmore — Apprentice to, and son of, Alexander Mackenzie of Portmore, Peeblesshire, W.S. — Born 11th January 1770. Died 16th September 1830....

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Anne Mackenzie (deceased)

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Alexander Mackenzie, 1st of Portmore, WS (1740 - 1805)

Biographical Summary " Mackenzie, Alexander, of Portmore — Apprentice to John Mackenzie. — Son of Alexander Mackenzie, Bailie and Merchant in Dingwall. Born 5th February 1735. Died 4th ...

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William Kerr, 6th Marquess of Lothian MP (1763 - 1824)

Biographical Summary Herr, Marquess of Lothian, William . 04/10/1763-27/04/1824. Ref: 43. Male. Titles and British Honours: Earl of Ancram (1775-1815), 6th Marquess of Lothian (1815), KT (1820), ...

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Sophia Romilly (b. - 1879)

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Thomas Francis Kennedy of Dunure (1788 - 1879)

Biographical Summary Kennedy, Thomas Francis (1788-1879), of Dunure and Dalquharran Castle, Ayr. Constituency AYR BURGHS 1818 - Feb. 1834 Family and Education b. 11 Nov. 1788, o.s. of Thomas ...

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Commodore George Johnstone (RN), Colonial Governor of West Florida (1730 - 1787)

) George Johnstone (1730 – 24 May 1787) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War and the American War of Independence, r...

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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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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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Lady Charlotte Hope (deceased)

HOPE, LADY CHARLOTTE, daughter of John, second Earl of Hopetoun, and wife of above (HOPE, LORD PRESIDENT CHARLES, of Granton). Painted about 1811. SOURCE: Andrew, William Raeburn. Life of Sir Henry...

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General Hon. Charles Hope (1768 - 1828)

HOPE, GENERAL HON. CHARLES, son of John, second Earl of Hopetoun, by his third wife, Lady Elizabeth Leslie, second daughter of Alexander fifth Earl of Leven and Melville ; the General married Louisa An...

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