Famous People Connected to Angus
Historic County of Scpotland
Image right - J M Barrie, author of Peter Pan
People of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown!
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- J M Barrie, author of Peter Pan
- Rev Patrick Bell, inventor
- Louis Black, a Brazilian slave
- Alexander Brown, astronomer
- Susan Carnegie of Charleton
- George Paul Chalmers, Victorian artist
- Alexander Christie of Montrose - a wealthy merchant and bank agent who assisted in many philanthropic projects such as the bridge over the River North Esk and the creation of Scotland's first lunatic asylum in Montrose.
- Violet Jacob, poet and author in Scots
- Charles Jarvis, awarded one of the first VC's in World War One
- John O'Arnha, Montrose Town Officer - gained immortality as the John O’Arnha, the hero of George Beattie’s poem by the same name.
- Provost Peter Reid of Forfar
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