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John Boyd Dunlop MP (1840 - 1921)

Born into a farming family in Dreghorn in Ayrshire, John Boyd Dunlop was a veterinary surgeon by profession, having qualified at Edinburgh Veterinary College (now part of Edinburgh University ) when ...

1/16/2016 1/16/2016

Sir Lord Stephen Lockhart MP (1132 - 1192)

"Stephenus/ Stephano / Stephen / Steven"

Founder the town of Stevenston, in Scotland, who also owned 120 acres of land in Ulster, Ireland. Biography It has been theorized that the origins of the Lockhart family were English who fled after Wil...

8/17/2010 1/16/2016

SIR ALEXANDER FLEMING (1881-1955) Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance benzylpenicillin (Penicillin...

9/27/2010 1/16/2016

James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland MP (c.1260 - 1309)

"James fitz Alexander"

Find A Grave Memorial# 151529631 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ James, 5th High Steward of Scotland James Stewart (born say 1...

7/8/2007 10/2/2015

William Murdock MP (1754 - 1839)

William Murdock/Murdoch From Wikipedia: William Murdoch (sometimes spelled Murdock) (21 August 1754 – 15 November 1839) was a Scottish engineer and long-term inventor. Murdoch was employed by the...

10/19/2014 7/17/2015

John L. McAdam, Highway Engineer MP (1756 - 1836)


John Loudon McAdam (September 21, 1756 – November 26, 1836) was a Scottish engineer and road-builder. He invented a new process, "macadamisation", for building roads with a smooth hard surface that w...

7/11/2011 12/28/2013

James Nicholl McAdam, the "Colossus of Roads", was knighted for managing turnpike trusts - a knighthood, it is said, previously offered to his father but declined. "McAdam's second surviving son,...

7/11/2011 12/28/2013

Robert III, King of Scots MP (1337 - 1406)

"King John the Lame King of the Scots", "John Stewart", "Earl of Carrick", "King Robert III of Scotland", "Robert III of Scotland", "Robert III", "King of Scotland", "Earl of Atholl"

Robert III "The Lame King" of the House of Stewart , King of Scots was born c. 1337 in Dundonald Castle, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland . He died 4 April 1406 at Rothesay Castle, Isle of Bute, Scotla...

3/2/2007 4/20/2013

Robert II, king of Scots MP (1316 - 1390)

"Robert the Steward", "the 7th High Steward of Scotland", "Robert II King of Scotland", "Sir Robert Stewart"

Robert II, The Steward, King of Scots was born 2 March 1316. He died 19 April 1390 in Dundonald Castle in 1390 and lies buried at Scone Abbey. He was also known as Robert, High Steward of Scots and b...

3/2/2007 4/20/2013

Elizabeth Stewart, Countess of Crawford MP (1362 - 1446)

"Unknown /Catherine/"

Lady ELIZABETH Stewart . [1162]m (dispensation 22 Feb 1375) DAVID Lindsay, son of Sir ALEXANDER Lindsay of Glenesk, co. Angus & his first wife Catherine Stirling of Edzell ([1465/66]-Castle Finhaven, c...

6/24/2007 4/20/2013

Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland MP (c.1293 - 1326)

"6th High Steward of Scotland/Walter Fitzalan", "Walter Stewart Steward Of Scotland", "6th High Steward of Scotland", "High Steward", "6th High Stewart of Scotland", "16181", "6th Lord High Steward", ""High Steward"", "6th High Stweard of Scotland", "6th hereditary High ..."

6th High Steward of Scotland, also known as Walter of Bute. Links: SOURCES: 1) GENEALOGY: Royal Ancestors of Magna Charta Barons; Pages 225; 226; G929.72; C6943ra; Denver Public Library; Ge...

5/3/2007 4/20/2013

Marjorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland MP (1296 - 1316)

"Margaret", "Margorie", "Margery", "Margary of Scotland", "Mary of Bruce", "Princess Marjory", "16182", "Marjorie de Brus", "Countess of Carrick", "Princess of Scotland DE BRUS"

[NOTE: Please maintain this as a separate profile from that of Margaret Bruce, possibly her younger half-sister.] Margorie Bruce , Princess of Scotland was born circa 1297 and died on 2 March 1316 ...

5/2/2007 4/20/2013

Robert I the Bruce, King of Scots MP (1274 - 1329)

"Roibert a Briuis", "Raibeart Bruis", "Robert de Brus", "Robert de Bruys", "The Bruce", "Robert the Bruce", "Robert the Bruys", "/Robert/I", "King of Scotland", "Earl of Carrick", "The Brus", ""The Bruce"", "King Robert I of /Scotland/", "Robert I /de Bruce/", "King of Sco", "Schott..."

Robert I of Scotland Roibeard Brús Raibeart I na h-Alba Robert I av Skottland English Monarchs, The House of Bruce, Robert the Bruce

5/2/2007 4/20/2013

Robert Burns MP (1759 - 1796)

"Robbie", "Rabbie (Burness", "changed to Burns 1786) * Burns (3) 1615 (Burness 1615)"

Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796) (also known as Rabbie Burns, Scotland's favourite son, the Ploughman Poet, Robden of Solway Firth, the Bard of Ayrshire and in Scotland as simply The Bard)...

8/8/2008 4/6/2013