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Frederick Orpen Bower MP (1855 - 1948)

Biographical Summary BOWER, FREDERICK ORPEN, . 04/11/1855-11/04/1948. Ref: 1734. Male. Place of Birth: Ripon, Yorkshire. Place of Death: Ripon, Yorkshire. Profession: Botanist. Appointments...

1/5/2015 1/5/2015

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 first ...

7/28/2007 3/22/2014

Sir James Alfred Ewing KCB MP (1855 - 1935)

Biographical Summary EWING, SIR JAMES ALFRED . 27/03/1855-07/01/1935. Ref: 506. Male. Titles and British Honours: CB(1907), KCB(1911). Place of Birth: Dundee, Angus. Place of Death: Cambridge...

1/26/2014 1/26/2014

Sir David Brewster MP (1781 - 1868)

Biographical Summary BREWSTER, SIR DAVID . 11/12/1781-10/02/1868. Ref: 195. Male. Titles and British Honours: KH(1832). Place of Birth: Canongate, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire. Place of Death: All...

1/5/2014 1/5/2014

James Murdoch Geikie MP (1839 - 1915)

James Murdoch Geikie PRSE FRS (23 August 1839–1915) was a Scottish geologist. He was born in Edinburgh, the son of James Stuart Geikie and younger brother of Sir Archibald Geikie. He was educated a...

9/25/2013 10/10/2013

Sir Andrew Douglas Maclagan MP (1812 - 1900)

Biographical Summary Maclagan, Sir Andrew Douglas . 17/04/1812-05/04/1900. Ref: 976. Male. Titles and British Honours: Knight (1886). Place of Birth: Ayr. Place of Death: 28 Heriot Row, Edinb...

2/18/2009 8/28/2013

Thomas Stevenson MP (1818 - 1887)

Thomas Stevenson was a pioneering Scottish lighthouse designer and meteorologist, who designed over thirty lighthouses in and around Scotland, as well as the Stevenson screen used in meteorology. Wikip...

11/5/2010 7/11/2013

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, OM, GCVO MP (1824 - 1907)

"Lord Kelvin"

Biographical Summary Thomson, Baron Kelvin, William . 26/06/1824-17/12/1907. Ref: 1023. Male. Titles and British Honours: Baron Kelvin of Largs (1892), OM(1902), PC(1902), KCVO(1866). Place of ...

11/4/2008 7/9/2013

Biographical Summary " Sir James Hall, Baronet [S. 1687], of Dunglass s. and h., 6. 17 Jan. 1761 ; ed. at Christ's College, Cambridge; suc. to the Baronetcy, 3 July 1776 ; Vice-President of the Soc. ...

5/17/2009 5/25/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary James Moncreiff, 1st Baron Moncreiff FRSE (29 November 1811 – 27 April 1895), was a Scottish lawyer and politician. The son of Sir James Wellwood Moncreiff, 9th Baron...

6/17/2010 5/24/2013

"George John Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll, KG, KT, PC, FRS, FRSE (30 April 1823 – 24 April 1900), styled Marquess of Lorne until 1847, was a Scottish peer and Liberal politician as well as a wr...

3/27/2007 5/24/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Major-General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane, 1st Baronet GCH, GCB, FRS, FRSE (23 July 1773 – 27 January 1860) was Governor of New South Wales (1821–25), as recommend...

2/1/2013 5/24/2013

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 is the ...

12/8/2008 5/24/2013