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Biographical Summary GERARD, ALEXANDER . 22/02/1728-22/01/1795. Ref: 585. Male. Titles and British Honours: Very Rev. Place of Birth: Manse of Chapel of Garioch, Aberdeenshire. Profession: Mi...

5/7/2012 12/16/2015

Profile picture by Martin Archer Shee, 1833. The Royal College of Physicians, London. Wikipedia contributors. " Gilbert Blane ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " Gilbert (Sir) Blane ", Munks Rol...

5/13/2014 5/9/2015

John Anderson (1726 - 1796)

"Jolly Jack Phosphorus"

Founded Anderson's Institution in Glagow (now the University of Strathclyde) More information at . Also at and . There is a memorial stone to John Anderson (and his grandfather John) on the east ...

2/4/2009 12/18/2014

George Jardine (1742 - 1827)

Biographical Summary JARDINE, GEORGE . ?-28/01/1827. Ref: 811. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Birth: Wandell, Lamington, Lanarkshire. Profession: Minister of Religion, Philos...

11/3/2014 11/3/2014

Biographical Summary DALZEL (DALZIEL), ANDREW . 06/10/1742-08/12/1806. Ref: 388. Male. Place of Birth: Gateside of Newliston, West Lothian. Place of interment: Greyfriars Cemy, Edinburgh. Pro...

10/27/2014 10/27/2014

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...

10/20/2014 10/20/2014

Biographical Summary CLERK OF PENNYCUIK, SIR JOHN, Bart. ?-24/02/1798. Ref: 329. Male. Titles and British Honours: 5th Baronet (1784). Place of Birth: Midlothian. Place of interment: Penicuik...

6/13/2009 6/2/2014

The Baron's precepts to his son George when at school in Cumberland are worthy of Polonius. He advises him to be kind to his companions, as he could not tell what they might be able to do for him the...

1/5/2009 6/1/2014

Patrick Wilson (1743 - 1811)

Biographical Summary WILSON, PATRICK (PETER) . 16/01/1743-30/12/1811. Ref: 1620. Male. Profession: Astronomer, Type-Founder. Appointments Held: Assistant 1782-86 and Professor 1786-99, Practica...

1/16/2014 1/16/2014

Alexander Wilson (1714 - 1786)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Alexander Wilson FRSE (1714 – 16 October 1786) was a Scottish surgeon, type-founder, astronomer, mathematician and meteorologist. He was the first scientist to r...

1/16/2014 1/16/2014

Biographical Summary STUART, CHARLES . ?-28/05/1826. Ref: 1456. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Birth: Fife. Place of Death: 58 George Square, Edinburgh. Profession: Ministe...

12/9/2013 12/9/2013

John Stedman (1712 - 1791)

Biographical Summary STEDMAN (STEEDMAN), JOHN . ?-16/04/1791. Ref: 1411. Male. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Profession: Physician. Appointments Held: 1740-Surgeon to the Scots Greys; Physician ...

12/9/2013 12/9/2013

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: ...

12/7/2013 12/7/2013

Information source: Principal of United College, St. Andrews. EDUCATION: St. Andrews University; Master of Arts 1750; Doctor of Divinity, St. Andrews, 1766. EDUCATION: Became tutor in the famil...

6/6/2011 12/6/2013

Biographical Summary HUNTER, JOHN . 07/09/1746-18/01/1837. Ref: 777. Male. Place of Birth: Abernithsdale, Closeburn, Dumfriesshire. Place of Death: St Andrews, Fife. Place of interment: Cathe...

12/6/2013 12/6/2013

Biographical Summary GILLESPIE, JAMES . ?-02/06/1791. Ref: 595. Male. Titles and British Honours: Very Rev. Profession: Minister of Religion,Theologian. Appointments Held: Licensed Church of ...

12/5/2013 12/5/2013

David Erskine, WS MP (1772 - 1847)

Biographical Summary ERSKINE, DAVID . ?-05/04/1791. Ref: 499. Male. Place of Death: Naples, Italy. Profession: Writer to The Signet. Appointments Held: WS 1764; Legal Practice in Edinburgh; D...

1/30/2011 12/5/2013

Biographical Summary CHALMERS, JOHN . ?-07/05/1800. Ref: 293. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Birth: Banffshire. Profession: Minister of Religion, Agriculturalist. Appointme...

12/4/2013 12/4/2013

Biographical Summary BEATTIE, JAMES . 25/10/1735-18/08/1803. Ref: 119. Male. Place of Birth: Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire. Place of Death: Aberdeen. Place of interment: St Nicholas' churchya...

12/4/2013 12/4/2013

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 ...

12/3/2013 12/3/2013

John Fletcher-Campbell (1727 - 1806)

Biographical Summary CAMPBELL (UNTIL 1779 FLETCHER), JOHN FLETCHER- . ?-10/12/1806. Ref: 535. Male. Titles and British Honours: Lieutenant-General. Place of Death: Milton House, Canongate, Edin...

12/3/2013 12/3/2013

Patrick Brydone (1736 - 1818)

Biographical Summary BRYDONE, PATRICK . 05/01/1736-19/06/1818. Ref: 231. Male. Place of Birth: Coldingham, Berwickshire. Place of Death: Lennel House, Berwickshire. Profession: Traveller, Aut...

11/27/2012 12/3/2013

James Anderson (1739 - 1808)

"James Anderson-Seton"

Biographical Summary ANDERSON, JAMES . ?-15/10/1808. Ref: 50. Male. Place of Birth: Long Hermiston, Midlothian. Place of Death: West Ham, Essex. Profession: Agriculturalist, Author. Appoint...

12/2/2013 12/2/2013

Biographical Summary STEWART, MATTHEW . 15/01/1717-23/01/1785. Ref: 1441. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Birth: Rothesay, Isle of Bute. Place of Death: Catrine, Ayrshire. P...

12/2/2013 12/2/2013

Biographical Summary STEWART, DUGALD . 22/11/1753-11/06/1828. Ref: 1431. Male. Place of Birth: In the College buildings of Edinburgh. Place of Death: 5 Ainslie Place, Edinburgh. Place of inte...

12/2/2013 12/2/2013

Biographical Summary Veitch of Elliock, Lord Elliock, James . 25/09/1712-01/07/1793. Ref: 1541. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: St Andrew Squ...

10/22/2013 10/22/2013

Biographical Summary Cumming (Cumin), Patrick . 11/10/1741-27/10/1820. Ref: 376. Male. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Profession: Philologist. Appointments Held: Professor 1761-1814, Oriental Lan...

9/27/2013 9/27/2013

James Russell (1754 - 1836)

Biographical Summary Russell, James . ?-14/08/1836. Ref: 1315. Male. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: Bangholm Bower House, Edinburgh. Place of interment: Greyfriars Cemy, Edinburgh...

8/15/2013 8/15/2013

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...

7/22/2013 7/22/2013

Alexander Stevenson (c.1726 - 1791)

Biographical Summary Stevenson, Alexander . ?-29/05/1791. Ref: 1418. Male. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: Glasgow. Profession: Physician. Appointments Held: General Medical Prac...

7/19/2013 7/19/2013

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...

7/19/2013 7/19/2013

William Traill (1746 - 1831)

Biographical Summary Traill (Trail), William . ?-03/02/1831. Ref: 1517. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Death: Bath,Somerset. Profession: Minister of Religion, Mathematician. ...

7/10/2013 7/10/2013

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute MP (1713 - 1792)

"3rd Earl of Bute"

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute KG, PC (25 May 1713 – 10 March 1792), styled Lord Mount Stuart before 1723, was a Scottish nobleman who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain (1762–1763)...

3/17/2009 7/9/2013

Jean Joseph Sue (1710 - 1792)

Biographical Summary Sue, Jean Joseph . 20/04/1710-15/12/1792. Ref: 1463. Male. Place of Birth: La Colle, France. Profession: Anatomist. Appointments Held: Royal Academy of Surgery, Paris, Fr...

6/15/2013 7/9/2013

Adam Smith MP (1723 - 1790)

Adam Smith (baptised 16 June 1723 – 17 July 1790 [OS: 5 June 1723 – 17 July 1790]) was a Scottish social philosopher and a pioneer of political economy. One of the key figures of the Sc...

3/27/2012 7/7/2013

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 ...

12/8/2008 7/5/2013

Professor Daniel Rutherford MP (1749 - 1819)

Biographical Summary Rutherford, Daniel . 03/11/1749-15/12/1819. Ref: 1323. Male. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Profession: Physician, Chemist, Botanist. Appointments Held: Physician 1775-86 in ...

4/22/2008 7/2/2013

John Russell, WS (1753 - 1792)

Biographical Summary Russell, John . 22/01/1753-02/12/1792. Ref: 1318. Male. Profession: Writer to the Signet. Appointments Held: WS 1774; Clerk to the Signet; Extraordinary Director, Royal Ban...

11/27/2012 7/2/2013

Dr John Roebuck, FRS MP (1718 - c.1794)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary John Roebuck FRS (1718 – 17 July 1794) was an English inventor and industrialist who played an important role in the Industrial Revolution and who is known for d...

10/1/2012 7/2/2013

John Robison (1739 - 1805)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " John Robison FRSE (4 February 1739 – 30 January 1805) was a Scottish physicist and mathematician. He was a professor of philosophy at the University of Edinbur...

8/24/2012 7/1/2013

William Robertson, Min of Old Greyfriars MP (1721 - 1793)

"Royal Historian"

William Robertson William RobertsonBorn: 19-Sep-1721 Birthplace: Borthwick, Mid Lothian, Scotland Died: 11-Jun-1793 Location of death: Edinburgh, Scotland Cause of death: unspecified Gender: Male R...

12/19/2008 7/1/2013

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...

8/3/2009 7/1/2013

Biographical Summary " Thomas Reid , born 26th April 1710, son of Lewis R., min. of Strachan, by his first wife, Margaret Gregory ; educated at Parish School, Kincardine O'Neil, Grammar School, and M...

2/7/2013 7/1/2013

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 ...

10/26/2012 6/30/2013

Mark Clifton of Haining and Clifton (1754 - 1812)

"of Fairnilee"

Biographical Summary " PRINGLE, Mark (1754-1812), of Fairnielee, Selkirk - b. 10 Jan. 1754, o.s. of John Pringle of Crichton, Midlothian by Anne, da. of Robert Rutherford of Fairnielee, Selkirk. educ...

10/23/2012 6/23/2013

John Pringle (1741 - 1811)

Biographical Summary Pringle, John . 25/11/1741-14/02/1811. Ref: 1224. Male. Place of Death: Edinburgh. Profession: Advocate. Appointments Held: Advocate 1763; Professor 1765-80, Constitution...

6/23/2013 6/23/2013

Fletcher Norton (1744 - 1820)

Biographical Summary Norton, Fletcher . 16/11/1744-19/06/1820. Ref: 1170. Male. Place of Death: Abbeyhill, Edinburgh. Profession: Barrister, Politician. Appointments Held: Barrister 1769; Ben...

9/20/2012 6/19/2013

Sir William Nairne, 5th Baronet of Dunsinane MP (1731 - 1811)

"Nairne of Dunsinnan", "Lord Dunsinnan"

Biographical Summary " Sir William Nairne, Baronet [S. 1704], of Dunsinane , uncle and h., being 2d s. of the 2d Baronet; was 1811. admitted Advocate, 11 March 1755; Joint Commissary Clerk of Edinbur...

1/5/2013 6/19/2013

Donald Monro (1728 - 1802)

Biographical Summary Monro, Donald . 15/01/1728-09/06/1802. Ref: 1093. Male. Place of Birth: London. Place of Death: Argyle Street, London. Profession: Physician,Medical Author. Appointment...

11/11/2011 6/17/2013

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...

8/7/2011 6/17/2013

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...

11/11/2011 6/17/2013

Robert Hamilton (1743 - 1829)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary "Robert Hamilton FRSE (11 June, 1743, Edinburgh – 14 July 1829) was a Scottish mathematician and political economist. He was a founder member of the Royal Societ...

9/28/2012 6/16/2013

Doctor 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; ...

6/16/2013 6/16/2013

Biographical Summary Hamilton, Robert . 19/05/1707-03/04/1787. Ref: 686. Male. Titles and British Honours: Very Rev. Place of Birth: Manse of Cramond, Edinburgh. Place of interment: Buccleuch...

6/16/2013 6/16/2013

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...

6/16/2013 6/16/2013

Biographical Summary Moncreiff of Moredun, David Stuart (Steuart) . 08/09/1710-17/04/1790. Ref: 1086. Male. Place of interment: Chapel Royal, Holyrood, Edinburgh. Profession: Advocate, Landowne...

6/15/2013 6/15/2013

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...

9/25/2012 6/15/2013

Biographical Summary Miller, Lord Barskimming 1766-88, Lord Glenlee 1789-, Thomas, Bart. 03/11/1717-27/09/1789. Ref: 1016. Male. Titles and British Honours: 1st Baronet Glenlee (1789). Place of...

9/25/2012 6/15/2013

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...

6/23/2008 6/15/2013

Biographical Summary Maclaurin, Lord Dreghorn, John . 15/12/1734-24/12/1796. Ref: 1011. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: Edinburgh. Place of...

2/10/2013 6/15/2013

James Stuart Mackenzie of Rosehaugh MP (c.1717 - 1800)

"-Mackenzie"

Assumed grandfather's surname. No issue. Biographical Summary Mackenzie, James Stuart- . ?-06/04/1800. Ref: 1461. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rt Hon PC. Profession: Landowner, Politicia...

6/15/2013 6/15/2013

Henry Mackenzie (1745 - 1831)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Henry Mackenzie FRSE (August, 1745 - 14 January 1831) was a Scottish lawyer, novelist and miscellaneous writer. He was also known by the sobriquet "Addison of the Nor...

12/16/2008 6/15/2013

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...

6/15/2013 6/15/2013

Biographical Summary Tytler of Woodhouselee, William . 12/10/1711-12/09/1792. Ref: 1536. Male. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: Woodhouselee, Midlothian. Profession: Writer to the S...

1/30/2011 6/13/2013

Biographical Summary " Keith, Alexander (d. 1819), founder of the Keith prize, was the son of Alexander Keith (1705–1792), an under-clerk in the court of session, by Johanna, third daughter of...

2/22/2013 6/13/2013

James Hutton MP (1726 - 1797)

Biographical Summary Hutton, James . 03/06/1726-26/03/1797. Ref: 784. Male. Place of interment: Greyfriars, Edinburgh. Profession: Physician, Geologist, Chemical Manufacturer, Agriculturalist. ...

9/21/2011 6/12/2013

George Skene (1736 - 1776)

Biographical Summary Skene, George . ?-25/03/1803. Ref: 1374. Male. Place of Birth: Aberdeen. Profession: Physician, Natural Historian. Appointments Held: Physician in Aberdeen; Regent and Pr...

2/28/2011 6/12/2013

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 ...

7/19/2011 6/11/2013

Hon. David Hume of Ninewells (1757 - 1838)

"Baron of Exchequer"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " David Hume (1757 - 1838) was a Scottish advocate, whose work on Scots criminal law and Scots private law has had a deep and continuing influence. He is referred to as...

9/24/2011 6/11/2013

Biographical Summary Home, John . 22/09/1722-05/09/1808. Ref: 752. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Birth: Ancrum, Roxburghshire, (Rogers). Place of Death: Merchiston Bank, nea...

6/10/2013 6/10/2013

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...

1/30/2011 6/9/2013

Extensive biography and source of portrait are here: ) In 1782, he married Harriet Scott, daughter of Alexander Scott, an Edinburgh merchant and magistrate who had retired to St Andrews. Her portrait...

6/6/2011 6/7/2013

Prof. John Hill (1747 - 1805)

Information source: EDUCATION: Doctor of Laws. OCCUPATION: Professor of Humanity at St. Andrews University, and Edinburgh University. From : John Hill was Professor of Humanity (Latin) in Edinburgh...

6/6/2011 6/7/2013

William Hamilton (1760 - 1793)

Biographical Summary Hamilton, William . 31/07/1758-13/03/1790. Ref: 691. Male. Place of Birth: Glasgow. Profession: Physician. Appointments Held: Assistant 1781-82, Professor 1782 90, Anatom...

9/28/2012 6/7/2013

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 ...

12/16/2008 6/5/2013

William Franklin Birth: 1731 - Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania Death:  Nov. 17, 1813 - London, Greater London, England Parents: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), unknown woman...

11/17/2007 6/2/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor #: A041702 Of all the accomplishment of Ben Franklin you must take into account, his opening remark in his autobiography: "I Benj...

8/18/2007 6/2/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir William Forbes, 6th Baronet (5 April 1739 – 12 November 1806) was a Scottish banker, born in Edinburgh to Sir William Forbes, 5th Baronet, and Christian Fo...

12/16/2008 6/1/2013

Biographical Summary " Sir Adam Fergusson, Baronet [S. 1703], of Kilkerran , 1st s. and h., b. about 1732 ; admitted Advocate, 1755 ; suc. to the Baronetcy, 20 Jan. 1759, and was served heir gen. of ...

9/21/2008 6/1/2013

Adam Ferguson (1723 - 1816)

Biographical Summary Ferguson, Adam . 20/06/1723-22/02/1816. Ref: 516. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Birth: Logierait, Perthshire. Place of Death: St Andrews, Fife. Place ...

2/2/2012 6/1/2013

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...

9/21/2008 6/1/2013

Biographical Summary Ferguson of Pitfour, James . 25/05/1735-06/09/1820. Ref: 522. Male. Place of Birth: Aberdeenshire. Place of Death: St James' Place, London. Place of interment: Greyfriars...

6/1/2013 6/1/2013

Joseph Black MP (1728 - 1799)

Biographical Summary Black, Joseph . 16/04/1728-06/12/1799. Ref: 153. Male. Place of Birth: Bordeaux, France. Place of Death: Edinburgh. Place of interment: Greyfriars, Edinburgh. Professio...

6/1/2013 6/1/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Robert Dundas of Arniston (6 June 1758 – 17 June 1819) was a Scottish judge... ...Dundas served as Solicitor General for Scotland between 1784 and 1789 and a...

8/21/2012 5/31/2013

Rt. Hon. Robert Dundas of Arniston was born on 18 July 1713. He was the son of Robert Dundas, Lord Arniston. He married, secondly, Jean Grant, daughter of William Grant, Lord Prestongrange. He marrie...

12/28/2008 5/31/2013

Biographical Summary Dundas, Viscount Melville, Henry . 28/04/1742-29/05/1811. Ref: 464. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rt Hon, 1st, Viscount Melville and Baron Dunira(1802), PC. Place of Bi...

2/2/2011 5/31/2013

He was the fourth (but third surviving) son. His two elder brothers had the prospect of inheritance, but it was thought that he would have to learn a profession, so he chose medicine. He studied awhile...

1/12/2013 5/30/2013

Biographical Summary " Sir John Dalrymple , afterwards Dalrymple-Hamilton-Macgill, Baronet [S. 1698], of Cousland and Cranstoun , as also of Fala and Oxenfoord, co. Edinburgh, 1st s. and h. by 1st wi...

4/17/2009 5/29/2013

William Cullen MP (1710 - 1790)

Dr William Cullen , who raised himself from the humblest position in Scottish life to the rank of the most distinguished physician of his epoch, applied his methodical mind to the elucidation of the hi...

6/21/2010 5/29/2013

Henry Cullen (c.1758 - 1790)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Henry Cullen FRSE FRCPE (c.1758-1790) was a Scottish physician. He was Chair and Professor of Medicine at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. A member of the Philosophical...

5/29/2013 5/29/2013

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 ...

6/25/2010 5/29/2013

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 ...

2/11/2013 5/28/2013

Prof. John Cook (1739 - 1815)

COOK OF NEWBURN, JOHN . ?-01/07/1815. Ref: 346. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rev. Place of Birth: Fife. Profession: Minister of Religion, Philosopher. Appointments Held: Minister at St A...

2/8/2013 5/26/2013

John Clerk of Eldin (1728 - 1812)

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-k...

1/3/2011 5/25/2013

Petrus Camper (1722 - 1789)

Peter, Pieter, or usually Petrus Camper (May 11, 1722 – April 7, 1789), was a Dutch physician, anatomist, physiologist, midwife, zoologist, anthropologist, paleontologist and a naturalist. He st...

2/14/2010 5/24/2013

Adam Rolland, of Gask (1735 - 1819)

Extract from his Obituary At his house Queen Street Edinburgh Adam Rolland of Gask Esq advocate and Deputy Governor of the Bank of Scotland. The death of Mr Rolland makes one of those blanks which ca...

5/17/2009 5/23/2013

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...

8/25/2012 5/23/2013

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...

8/21/2012 5/23/2013

Biographical Summary " Robert Bruce, eighth of Kennet . On the death in 1769 of his maternal aunt Margaret (titular Baroness Balfour of Burleigh) he would, but for the attainder of the title in 1715,...

8/14/2012 5/23/2013

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...

8/19/2012 5/23/2013