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  • Thomas Scott (1731 - d.)
    THOMAS SCOTT Evidence from the National Records of Scotland 25 October 1766: Contract of Marriage between Thomas Scott, second son of Robert Scott in Sandyknow, and Ann Scott, only daughter of Will...
  • Catherine Maitland (b. - 1865)
    The sitter was born Catherine Connor, second daughter of Daniel Connor of Ballybricken, County Cork, and Orme Square, London. She married Frederick Lewis Maitland, grandson of the sixth Earl of Lauderd...
  • William Forbes, Esq. of Callendar (b. - 1815)
    Wikipedia contributors. " William Forbes of Callendar ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.* Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ...
  • Andrew Dalzel, Prof. of Greek, Edinburgh University (1742 - 1806)
    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.*Profession...
  • Louisa Johnston (deceased)
    The portrait was painted about a year after the sitter’s marriage in 1793 to Richard Alexander Oswald. In praise of her beauty, the Scottish poet Robert Burns wrote a song, "O, Wat ye Wha’s in Yon Town...

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This project is to identify profiles who were subjects of Sir Henry Raeburn. It is principally focused on those individuals who were the subjects of the works that were exhibited in the Royal Academy, Edinburgh, 1876 (see below) but is not limited to this list.


Sir Henry Raeburn FRSE RSA (4 March 1756 – 8 July 1823) was a Scottish portrait painter and Scotland's first significant portrait painter since the Union to remain based in Scotland. He served as Portrait Painter to His Majesty in Scotland.

His subjects represent the Who's Who of Edinburgh society of the day.



Exhibited in the Royal Academy, Edinburgh, 1876

SOURCE: Andrew, William Raeburn. Life of Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A. With portraits and appendix. Published by London : W.H. Allen & co. in 1886.

  1. ABERCROMBY, ALEXANDER, LORD; born 1745; educated at Edinburgh University; passed Advocate 1766; Sheriff of Stirling 1780; raised to the Bench 1792; died 1795
  2. ADAM, ALEXANDER, LL.D., eminent scholar and teacher; author of Roman Antiquities, &c; born 1741; Rector of the High School 1768; among his pupils were Sir Walter Scott, Lord Brougham, the Horners (Leonard and Francis), Jeffery, Pillans, and Cockburn; LL.D. Edinburgh 1780; died 1809. As he clouds of death were gathering around him, and his eye-sight growing dim, fancying himself, during the wanderings of a weakened brain, in he midst of his pupils, he said, "It grows dark, boys; you may go!" and almost immediately expired. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  3. ADAM, RIGHT HON. WILLIAM, of Blair-Adam, Lord-Lieutenant of Kinrosshire, Lord Chief Commissioner of the Jury Court of Scotland, a Bencher of Lincoln's Inn ; married, 1777, the Hon. Eleanora Elphinston, daughter of Charles, tenth Lord Elphinston, a sister of Admiral Lord Keith, by whom (she died 1800) he had a numerous family ; he died 1839.
  4. ALISON, REV. ARCHIBALD, Minister of the Episcopal Church, Edinburgh ; Prebendary of Sarum ; author of Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste, &c. ; married, 1782, Dorothea, daughter of Dr. John Gregory, Professor of the Theory of Medicine in the University of Edinburgh (Father of Dr. James Gregory, No. 135) ; Mr. Alison was the father of Sir Archibald Alison, bart , D.C.L., F R.S., the eminent lawyer and historian, who was born 1792 and died 1867 (his son is the distinguished General Sir Archibald Alison), and of William Pulteney Alison, M.D., LL.D., F.E.S., Professor of the Practice of Medicine in Edinburgh University, and first Physician to Her Majesty in Scotland. Mr. Alison died in 1837.
  5. ALLAN, ALEXANDER, Banker.
  7. ALLAN, ROBERT, Banker. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  8. ALLAN, MRS., with Daughter.
  9. ANDERSON, JOHN, of Inchyra.
  10. ANDERSON, MRS., of Inchyra.
  11. BALFOUR, JAMES ("Jamie"), singing "Toddlin' Hame" ; an enthusiastic Jacobite, having been in the Rebellion of 1745. Painted for the Leith Golfers' Hall.
  12. BANNATYNE, SIR WILLIAM MACLEOD (Lord Bannatyne) ; born 1743 ; admitted Advocate, 1765; Senator of College of Justice 1799; resigned his seat on the Bench, and Knighted 1823; died 1833. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  13. BEDFORD, JOHN, SIXTH DUKE OF, K.G.; born 1766; married, 1st, 1786, Georgiana Elisabeth, second daughter of George, fourth Viscount Torrington, and by her had, with other issue, Francis, afterwards Duke, and John Earl Russell, the distinguished statesman, orator, and writer, who was born 1792 and died 1878. The Duchess died 1801. The Duke married, 2ndly, 1803, Georgiana, fifth daughter of Alexander, fourth Duke of Gordon, and of the famous Duchess, and by her had issue ; her Grace died 1853 ; his Grace died 1839.
  14. BELL, GEORGE JOSEPH; born at Edinburgh 1770; passed Advocate 1791; Professor of Scots Law, University of Edinburgh ; Clerk of Session 1831 ; wrote the celebrated Commentaries on the Law of Scotland, &c. ; died 1843.
  15. BELL, ROBERT; born 1782; Advocate; Sheriff of Berwickshire ; Procurator of Church of Scotland ; died 1861.
  16. BELL, MRS. ROBERT (Eleanora Jane Ross) ; born 1789 ; daughter of Colonel Andrew Ross ; wife of above ; died 1831.
  17. BLACK, JOHN, M.D., Kirkcaldy ; died 1799.
  18. BLACK, JOSEPH, M.D. ; born at Bordeaux of Scotch parents 1728 ; educated at Belfast, Glasgow, and Edinburgh; M.D. 1754; succeeded Dr. Cullen in Glasgow Chair of Chemistry 1756 ; and in his Edinburgh Chair 1766 ; investigated the subject of "Latent Heat" 1759-63; died 1799; his Elements of Chemistry published in 1803. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  19. BLAIR, ANNE, Eldest daughter of the Right Hon. Robert Blair of Avontoun, Lord President of the Court of Session, and wife of the second Lord Meadowbank (No. 220) : at age 34. Painted 1818.
  20. BLAIR, REV. HUGH, D.D., eminent divine; born 1718; educated at Edinburgh University ; Minister of the High Church ; instituted Chair of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres in the University of Edinburgh, was first Professor 1760; wrote well-known Sermons 1770-1800, Dissertation concerning Ossian 1762 ; died 1800.
  21. BLAIR, RIGHT HON. ROBERT, of Avontoun, Linlithgowshire ; borii 1741 ; educated at Edinburgh High School ; Advocate 1764 ; Dean of Faculty 1808 ; Lord President of Court of Session 1808; died 1811. Painted in May 1811. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  22. BLAIR, MASTER WILLIAM, of Avontoun, son of above ; passed Advocate 1821; died 1873. Painted about 1814.
  23. BONAR, ALEXANDER, of Ratho, third son of John, titular Baron of Keltye, and tenth Laird of Kilgraston ; born 1750 ; acquired the lands of Ratho, and was succeeded therein in 1789 by his son John. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  24. BONAR, MRS. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  25. BOOTHBY, SIR BROOKE, seventh Baronet, a minor poet, and of the literary circle at Lichfield, of which Miss Seward, Dr. Darwin, and Edgeworth, were distinguished members; author of Fables and Satires, and other works ; married Susanna, daughter and sole heiress of Robert Bristoe, of Hampshire, and had an only child, Penelope, who died young. Sir Brooke died in 1824, and was succeeded by his brother William.
  26. BOSWALL, THOMAS, of Blackadder. Painted about 1822. His daughter and heiress, Eupheinia, was married in 1847 to Sir George Augustus Frederick Houston, who thereupon assumed the additional surname of Boswall.
  27. BOSWALL, MRS., of Blackadder. Painted about 1822. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  31. BRAIDWOOD, WILLIAM, first Manager of the Caledonian Insurance Company.
  32. BEMNER, JAMES, Solicitor of Stamps for Scotland ; died 1826 in his 80th year; First President of Society of Solicitors before the Supreme Courts.
  33. BREWSTER, SIR DAVID, K.H., D.C.L. ; born 1781; educated at Edinburgh University for the Church; commenced Edinburgh Encyclopedia 1806, continued till 1830; invented polyzonal lens for lighthouses and the kaleidoscope and lenticular stereoscope; wrote Depolarisation of Light 1813, Optics 1831, Letters on Natural Magic 1831, More Worlds than One 1854 ; Knighted 1832 ; Principal of the United College of St Andrews; Principal of Edinburgh University 1860; died 1868.
  34. BRUCE, ROBERT, of Kennet, Clackmannan, M.P. for county Clackmannan ; born 1795 ; married, 1st, 1825, Anne, daughter of William Murray, of Touchadam and Polmaise, in Stirlingshire, by whom he had no issue ; and 2ndly, 1848, Jane Dalrymple Hamilton, daughter of Sir James Fergusson, Bart., by whom he left at his decease, 1868, a son, Alexander Hugh, afterwards Lord Balfour of Burleigh by the removal of the attainder, and a daughter, Henrietta Anne, to whom Her Majesty, by warrant in 1870, granted the rank and precedence of a Baron's daughter. Painted about 1815.
  35. 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 James Steuart, the Black Knight of Lorn, by his wife Jane, Queen of Scotland, widow of James I. and mother of James II. ; born 1742 ; married, 1771, Margaret, eldest daughter of William Fraser, of Fraserfield, Aberdeen shire, but by her (who died 1819; had no issue. The Earl was a friend of Burns ; he died 1829, and was succeeded by his nephew, Henry David Erskine.
  36. BUCHAN, ROBERT. Painted in 1823.
  37. BUCHANAN, REV. WALTER, D.D., Minister of Canongate ; died 1832.
  38. BUCHANAN, MRS. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  39. BYERS, JAMES, of Tonley, Aberdeenshire ; antiquary ; resided abroad many years : left a posthumous work entitled Hypogaei, describing archaological researches in Etruria, which was edited by F. Howard, 1812.
  41. CAMPBELL, MRS., of Possil.
  42. CAMPBELL, MRS. COLIN, of Park. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  43. CAMPBELL, LORD FREDERICK, son of the fourth Duke of Argyll; born about 1736; married, 1769, Mary, daughter of Amos Meredith, and widow of Lawrence, fourth Earl Ferrers, but had no issue; M.P. for Glasgow Burghs 1761-74; for Argyll County 1780-99; Priry Councillor 1765: Lord Clerk Register 1768 ; founded Register House, Edinburgh ; thanked by Court of Session for services ; died 1816. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  44. CAMPBELL, LADY HUME, of Marchmont, Berwickshire, with infant son ; wife of Sir William Hume Campbell, sixth Baronet, who was born 1767, and assumed the surname of Hume-Campbell, according to the Will of Hugh, last Earl of Marchmont (his grand-uncle), who died in 1792, without male issue ; Sir William died in 1833, leaving an only child, Hugh, the seventh Baronet. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  45. CAMPBELL, JOHN, Senr.
  46. CAMPBELL, MRS., Senr.
  47. CAMPBELL, Father of the late Robert N. Campbell, of Kailzie.
  48. CAMPBELL, of Park.
  49. CARNEGIE, DAVID, third son of Sir John Carnegie, of Pittarrow, by his wife Mary, daughter of Sir Thomas Burnett, of Leys.
  50. CATHCART, ROBERT, W.S. Painted in 1812 or 1813.
  51. CAY, ROBERT HODSHON, of North Charlton, Northumberland; born 1758; one of the judges of the Consistorial Court, and Judge of the High Court of Admiralty in Scotland ; married Elizabeth, daughter of John Liddell, of North Shields. Painted about 1810. (Google Art Project)
  52. CAY, MRS. JOHN, of North Charlton, mother of Judge Cav ; daughter of Ralph Hodshon, of Lintz. Painted in 1810.
  53. CHALMERS, GEORGE, of Pittencrieff. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  56. CHILDREN AND LADY. Children by Raeburn, Lady (Mrs. Raeburn, Sir Henry's daughter-in-law) painted after his death by Sir J. Watson Gordon.
  57. CLERK, SIR JOHN, of Penicuik, county Edinburgh, fifth Baronet, and LADY CLERK ; died 1798 without issue, and was succeeded by his nephew George, who was M.P. for many years, and prominent as a public man. The Clerks of Penicuik are descended from John Clerk, who was proprietor of the lands of Kilhuntly, in Badenoch, and, having attached himself to the party of the unfortunate Mary, Queen of Scotland, in opposition to his superior, the Earl of Huntly, was obliged to leave that part of the country in 1568.
  58. CLERK, JOHN, Advocate, afterwards Lord Eldin. An earlier portrait than the following.
  59. CLERK, JOHN (Lord Eldin), son of John Clerk of Eldin (No. 60); born 1757; admitted to the Bar 1785; Senator of the College of Justice; died 1832. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  60. CLERK, JOHN, F.R.S., of Eldin; born about 1736; father of Lord Eldin; author of Essay on Naval Tactics ; inventor of the naval tactic of breaking the enemy's line, employed by Rodney's fleet in West Indies in 1782 ; died 1812.
  61. COCKBURN, HENRY LORD ; born at Edinburgh 1779 ; educated at High School and University ; passed Advocate 1800; Advocate-Depute 1806; Solicitor-General 1830; Lord Rector of Glasgow University 1831 ; raised to the Bench 1834 ; contributor to Edinburgh Review ; wrote "Memorials of his times ; died 1854.
  62. COLT, ROBERT, of Auldhame, Haddingtonshire, and LADY (Miss Dundas), and of Inveresk, Edinburghshire, and Gartsherrie, Lanarkshire; born 1756; married 1778 Grace, daughter of the Right Hon. Robert Dundas, of Arniston, Lord President of the Court of Session (No. 85) ; she died 1798; he died 1797.
  63. CONSTABLE, ARCHIBALD, publisher; born at Kellie 1775 ; bookseller in Edinburgh 1795 ; published first number of Edinburgh Review 1802, Sir W. Scott's Poetry 1806, Waverley Novels 1814 ; died 1827. Constable's Miscellany was the pioneer of the various "Libraries" of cheap books. Painted about 1822.
  64. "CONTEMPLATION," a Lady (Mrs. Johnstone). (BBC - Your Paintings)
  65. CRAIG, SIR JAMES GIBSON, BART., of Riccarton, Midlothian ; born 1765 ; son of William Gibson, merchant, Edinburgh ; W. S. 1786 ; prominent advocate of Reform, and in Whig movements of his time ; married, 1796, Anne, daughter of J. Thomson of Edinburgh ; created Baronet 1831 ; died 1850, being succeeded by his eldest son William (No. 67). Sir James assumed the additional surname and arms of Craig in virtue of the entail made in 1818 by Robert Craig of Riccarton. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  66. CRAIG, LADY GIBSON. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  67. CRAIG, WILLIAM GIBSON, of Riccarton, afterwards 2nd Baronet, P.C.; born 1797 ; married, 1840, Betsy Sarah, daughter of J. H. Vivian, M.P., of Singleton ; for some years a Lord of the Treasury ; Lord Clerk Register and Keeper of the Signet ; M.P. for county and city of Edinburgh ; died 1878 ; succeeded by his son James Henry. Painted about 1818. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  68. CRAIG, WILLIAM (Lord Craig), Senator of the College of Justice; died 1813, aged 68. Painted about 1810.
  69. CRAIG, MRS.
  70. CRAWFORD, MR., Merchant, Glasgow.
  71. DALZEL, ANDREW, Professor of Greek in the University of Edinburgh ; born 1742 ; died 1806. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  72. DAVIDSON, REV. THOMAS, D.D., of Muirhouse; died in 1827, aged 81.
  73. DEUCHAR, DAVID, of Morningside (Miniature).
  74. DICKSON, REV. ROBERT, D.D., Minister of South Leith ; died 1824, aged 66.
  75. DOG, STUDY OF A.
  76. DOUGLAS, REV. ROBERT, D.D., Minister of Galashiels ; died 1820 in his 74th year. Painted in 1813.
  77. DRUMMOND, GENERAL, of Machanay. Painted before 1817.
  80. DRUMMOND, LADY, of Hawthornden, Midlothian ; Mary, daughter of Dr. Ogilvie, of Murtle, a lineal descendant of Sir John Drummond, first of Hawthornden, and heiress, by special settlement, of her cousin, Mrs. Barbara Drummond (who died without issue in 1789, wife of Dr. William Abernethy Drummond, and only daughter and heiress of William Drummond, of Hawthornden) ; married Captain John Forbes, R.N., who then assumed the additional surname and arms of Drummond ; Captain Forbes-Drummond was created a Baronet 1826 for distinguished naval service, with remainder to his son-in-law, the husband of his only daughter ; he died 1829.
  81. DUMFRIES, MARGARET, COUNTESS OF, (with her daughter, Lady Elizabeth Penelope Crichton, which see,) daughter of Ronald Crauford, of Restalrig, county Edinburgh; married, 1771, Patrick Macdowal, of Freugh, fifth Earl of Dumfries. (See next.)
  82. DUMFRIES, PATRICK MACDOWAL, FIFTH EARL OF, of Freugh, (with Flora, Countess of Loudon, which see,) son of Elizabeth, sister of William, fourth Earl, who died in 1768 without issue ; married, 1771, Margaret Crauford (No. 81); died 1803; succeeded by his grandson John, second Marquis of Bute. (Sec LADY ELIZABETH PENELOPE CRICHTON.)
  83. DUNCAN, ADMIRAL (ADAM) LORD, second son of Alexander Duncan, Provost of Dundee; born 1731; entered the navy 1746; married, 1777, Henrietta, second daughter of the Right Hon. Robert Dundas, of Arniston, Lord President of the Court of Session (No. 85) ; distinguished under Rodney at Cape St. Vincent against Don Juan de Langara 1750 : Rear-Admiral of the Blue 1787 ; under Admiral De Winter, defeated the Dutch at Camperdown 1797 ; thanked on board his ship by George III., and by both Houses of Parliament; created in the same year Baron Duncan of Lundie and Viscount Duncan of Camperdown ; City of London gave him the freedom and a sword; died 1804, and was succeeded by his elder son, Robert Dundas, who acquired the Earldom in 1831 ; his second daughter Henrietta married, 1804, Sir James Fergusson, Bart., of Kilkerran. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  84. DUNCAN, ANDREW, Senr., MD. ; born 1744 ; educated, and lectured on Medicine, at Edinburgh ; President of College of Physicians 1790; Professor of Medicine, Edinburgh University; first Physician to the King for Scotland 1821; wrote Annals of Medical Science, &c. ; died 1828. Painted about 1819. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  85. DUNDAS, ROBERT, of Arniston, Midlothian, second Lord President of the Court of Session of that name, son of the first Lord President Dundas by his first wife, and half brother to Viscount Melville (No. 221) ; M.P. for Midlothian ; married, 1st, Henrietta, daughter of Sir James Carmichael ; their daughter Henrietta was married to Adam, first Viscount Duncan (No. 83) ; he married, 2ndlv, Jean, daughter of William Grant (Lord Prestongrange), and had by her, with other issue, Robert, his heir (No. 87), and Grace, married to Robert Colt, of Auldhame (No. 61) ; died 1787. Painted about 1787.
  86. DUNDAS, MRS., of Arniston. Painted about 1793.
  87. DUNDAS, ROBERT, of Arniston ; Lord Chief Baron of Court of Exchequer in Scotland ; son of Robert Dundas (No. 85), by his second wife; born 1758; Advocate 1779; Solicitor-General 1784; Lord Advocate 1789 ; married, 1787, the Hon. Elizabeth Dundas, eldest daughter of Henry, first Viscount Melville (No. 221) ; died 1819. Painted about 1793.
  88. DUNDAS, MRS., of Dundas, Linlithgow; Christian Stirling, second daughter of Sir William Stirling, Bart., of Ardoch; born 1762; married, 1784, to George Dundas of Dundas ; died 1832.
  89. DURHAM, MRS. THOMAS, wife of the third son of James Durham, of Largo.
  90. DURHAM, MRS., of Largo, Fifeshire.
  91. EDGAR, ALEXANDER, of Auchingrammont, in Lanarkshire, and of Wedderlie in Jamaica ; died 1820. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  92. EDGAR, HANDASYDE, MD., F.R.S.E., third son of Alexander Edgar, of Auchingrammont ; died 1810.
  93. EDGAR, JAMES, of Auchingrammont ; died 1813.
  94. EDGAR, JAMES, infant son of above ; died 1794.
  95. EDGAR, MR.
  96. EDMONDSTONE, MURRAY KYNYNMOND, wife of John Buchanan, of Arnprior. Painted before 1808.
  97. ELDER, RIGHT HON. THOMAS, of Forneth ; born 1737; married, 1765, Enielia, eldest daughter of P. Husband, of Logie ; Lord Provost of Edinburgh, 1788-90, 1792-4, 1796-8; first Lieut.-Col. of Royal Edinburgh Volunteers 1794; Postmaster-General for Scotland 1795, till his death 1799. Painted in 1798 for the University of Edinburgh, the new buildings of which were erected mainly owing to his indefatigable exertions. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  98. ELLIOT, CORNELIUS, of Wolfelee.
  99. ELLIOT, MARGARET (Miss Rannie), wife of above; died 1796.
  100. ELLIOT, WILLIAM, eldest son of above ; Major 1st Madras Cavalry ; died in India 1805.
  101. ERSKINE, ANNE, daughter of John Erskine, of Dun, and wife of John Wauchope (No. 310) ; died 1811. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  102. ERSKINE, HON. HENRY, of Amondell, Linlithgowshire ; distinguished advocate, profound lawyer, and brilliant wit ; second son of Henry David, fifth Earl of Buchan, and brother of David Steuart, the sixth Earl ; born in Edinburgh 1746 ; admitted Advocate 1768 ; Lord Advocate 1783 ; Dean of Faculty 1786 ; Lord Advocate and M.P. for Dumfries Burghs 1806-7 ; retired 1812; married, 1st, 1772, Christian, only child and heiress of George Fullerton, of Broughton Hall, by whom (who died 1804) he had, with other issue, Henry David, afterwards seventh Earl ; Mr. Erskine married, 2ndly, 1805, Erskine, daughter of Alexander Monro, of Glasgow, and widow of John Turnbull, but by her had no issue ; he died in 1817. Painted about 1805. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  103. ERSKINE, HON. MRS., eldest daughter of George Mackay (son of George, third Lord Reay), whose issue were raised to the rank of sons and daughters of a Baron, on the succession of their brother to the peerage ; she married the Rev. John Erskine, D.D., of Carnock. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  104. ERSKINE, REV. JOHN, D.D., eldest son of John Erskine, of Carnock, an eminent lawyer, and Margaret, daughter of the Hon. James Melville, of Balgairn, Fifeshire; intended for the Bar; became a minister 1743; D.D. 1766; died in 1803, in his 82nd year. He is described by Sir Walter Scott in Guy Mannering. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  105. FEMALE, STUDY OF A. Painted in Rome.
  106. FERGUSON, ADAM, LL.D. ; born 1724; chaplain in 42nd Regiment ; served in Flanders ; tutor to the Bute family ; Professor of Natural Philosophy in Edinburgh University 1759, of Moral Philosophy 1764; wrote History of Roman Republic 1783; died 1816. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  107. SAME. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  108. FERGUSON, MRS., of Raith, and her two children, Ronald and Beatrice.
  109. FERGUSON, WILLIAM, of Kilrie.
  110. FETTES, SIR WILLIAM, Bart. ; born 1750 ; died 1836 ; Uncle of Sir William Fettes Douglas, the distinguished President of the Royal Scottish Academy.
  111. FETTES, WILLIAM, only son of above; born 1787; died 1815.
  112. FINLAY, MRS. ALEXANDER (Miss Justine Camilla Wynne), of Glencorse, near Edinburgh. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  113. FORBES, SIR WILLIAM, sixth Baronet, of Pitsligo, Aberdeen ; a banker of great eminence in Edinburgh ; and Sir Walter Scott says, in his notes to Harmion, that " he was unequalled, perhaps, in the degree of individual affection entertained for him by his friends, as well as in the general esteem and respect of Scotland at large." He was also of considerable literary ability, wrote Life of Beattie; he married, in 1770, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Hay, Bart. (No. 143), of Haystoun, and had issue, of whom the eldest daughter was married to Sir Alexander Wood, K.C.M.G., and died his widow in 1863. Sir William died in 1806, and was succeeded by his eldest son William (No. 115). (BBC - Your Paintings)
  114. SAME.
  115. FORBES, SIR WILLIAM, seventh Baronet, of Pitsligo ; son of preceding ; married, 1797, Williamina, sole child and heiress (by Lady Jane Leslie, his wife) of Sir John Stuart, Bart., of Fettercairn. Sir William died 1828, succeeded by his second son, John Stuart (No. 117) ; his third son, born 1806, married, 1833, Jemima Rebecca, daughter of Macdonell, of Glengarry (No. 196), and died in 1859, having, with other issue, William, afterwards the ninth Baronet. Picture unfinished.
  116. FORBES, WILLIAM, with dog; eldest son of the preceding ; died unmarried 1826.
  117. FORBES, JOHN STUART (afterwards eighth Baronet), of Pitsligo, with dog ; second son of Sir William, seventh Baronet ; born 1804 ; married, 1834, Lady Harriet Louisa Anne Kerr, third daughter of William, sixth Marquis of Lothian ; assumed the additional surname and arms of Hepburn, on the death of Alexander Hepburn Murray Belshes, as heir of entail to Barony of Invermay, and as heir-at-law to the estate of Balmanno, both in Perthshire ; died 1866, and was succeeded by his nephew William.
  118. FRASER, ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, of Castle Fraser, Ross-shire ; M.P. for Ross-shire ; lieut.-general in the army, and colonel of the 78th Highlanders ; derived from his mother the estate of Inverallochy, and that of Castle Fraser from her younger sister Elizabeth, and assumed in consequence the additional surname of Fraser; married, 1786, Helen, sister of Francis, Lord Seaforth ; died 1809. Picture unfinished. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  119. FULLARTON, WILLIAM, of Skelden, Ayrshire ; advocate. Painted about 1805.
  120. GALLOWAY, BAILIE WILLIAM ; Treasurer of George Watson's Hospital. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  121. GENTLEMEN, unnamed. (Four Portraits.)
  122. GENTLEMEN, unnamed. (Four Portraits.)
  123. GENTLEMEN, unnamed. (Four Portraits.)
  124. GENTLEMEN, unnamed. (Four Portraits.)
  125. GILCHRIST, EBENEZER, of Newtonaird ; Manager of the British Linen Co. Bank, Edinburgh. Painted 1814.
  126. GIRL, A YOUNG, sitting leaning on a Portfolio.
  127. GORDON, GEORGE, (fifth and last) DUKE OF, best known as Marquis of Huntly; born 1770 ; with Duke of York in Flanders; raised 92nd Regiment, or Gordon Highlanders ; Colonel 1796 ; sometime Governor of Edinburgh Castle; served in Ireland and Holland; General 1819; G.C.B. 1820; married, 1813, Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander Brodie, of Arnhall, N.B., but by her (who died 1864) had no issue; succeeded to Dukedom 1827; died in 1836, when the Dukedom became extinct. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  128. GORDON, JOHN, of Aikenhead.
  129. GORDON, MRS., of Aikenhead.
  130. GOW, NEIL ; a celebrated violin-player and composer of Scottish airs ; born at Inverness 1727; died 1807. Raeburn, in addition to one painted for himself, made four portraits of Neil Gow, one for the County Hall, Perth, the others for the Duke of Athol, Lord Grey, and William Maule, afterwards Lord Panmure. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  131. GRAEME, JOHN, of Eskbank.
  132. GRAEME, MRS.
  133. GRANT, SIR JOHN PETER, M.P., of Rothiemurchus, Inverness-shire ; held a high judicial position in India for many years ; died 1848. (Miniature.)
  134. GRAY, JOHN, of Newholm; Town Clerk of Edinburgh. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
  135. GREGORY, JAMES, M.D. ; born at Aberdeen 1753 ; son of Professor John Gregory, by Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of the thirteenth Lord Forbes. (Dr. John Gregory was Professor of the Theory of Medicine in Edinburgh University, and author of A Father's Legacy to his Daughter, and other works, and was descended from the Scottish family of Gregory, celebrated for two centuries in science and literature, of which was James Gregory, the great mathematician.) Dr. James Gregory was Professor of the Theory of Physic, Edinburgh, 1776 ; succeeded Dr. Cullen as Professor of Practice of Physic 1790; President of Royal College of Physicians 1798; wrote Conspectus Medicines Theoreticce, Philosophical and Literary Essays, &c. ; married a daughter of Macleod, of Geanies (No. 209) ; died 1821. Painted about 1796. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  136. GREGORY, MRS. ; wife of preceding, and daughter of Macleod, of Geanies (No. 209) ; born 1770 ; died 1847. Painted about 1796. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  137. HALKETT, MRS. CRAIGIE ; daughter of Sir John Marjoribanks, Bart., of Lees, Berwickshire ; wife of Charles Craigie Halkett, who assumed the surname of Inglis on succeeding, in 1849, to Sir John Inglis, Bart., of Cramond, Midlothian.
  138. HAMILTON, LADY ; Margaret, sixth daughter of James Stirling, of Keir; born 1720; married, in 1750, to Sir Hugh Hamilton, Bart., of Rosehall ; died 1802.
  139. HAMILTON, JAMES, Senr., M.D. ; born 1749, at Cramond ; Physician to the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, &c. ; wrote on medical subjects ; died 1835. The last denizen of Edinburgh who adhered to the costume of the 18th century. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  140. HAMILTON, JAMES, Junr., M.D. ; Professor in Edinburgh University ; a most distinguished obstetric physician. (Miniature.)
  141. HAY, CHARLES (Lord Newton) ; born about 1740 ; son of James Hay, of Cocklaw, W.S. ; passed Advocate 1768 ; succeeded David Smythe, of Methven, on the Bench 1806; styled " The Mighty " from his great qualities of body and mind ; died 1811. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  142. SAME.
  143. HAY, SIR JAMES, of Haystoun, fourth Baronet. The baronetcy having been dormant since 1683, he preferred his claim to it in 1762, which was allowed by a jury assembled at Peebles in the same year ; he married. Dorriel, youngest daughter and co-heiress of Daniel Campbell, of Greenyards ; died 1810, succeeded by his son John (No. 144). Painted about 1806.
  144. HAY, SIR JOHN, of Haystoun, fifth Baronet ; born 1755 ; married, 1785, Mary Elizabeth, youngest daughter of James, sixteenth Lord Forbes, by whom (who died in 1803) he had, with other issue, John, sixth Baronet ; died 1830. Painted about 1818.
  145. HAY, JOHN; Master of Trinity House. Painted in 1820. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  146. HEADS, unnamed.
  147. HEADS, unnamed.
  148. HILL, DR. JOHN (with his sons); Professor of Classics in Edinburgh University; brother of Principal George Hill, of St Andrews. Painted about 1801. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  149. HOME, REV. JOHN; born near Ancrum, 1722; educated for Church; entered Royal Navy 1745; prisoner at battle of Falkirk 1746; minister in East Lothian 1746; it was popular, but gave offence to the Presbytery; resigned his living; write History of the Rebellion of 1745; Captain of Duke of Buccleuch's Fencibles 1778; died 1808. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  150. HONYMAN, SIR WILLIAM, Bart. (Lord Armadale); Senator of the Court of Justice; married, 1777, Mary, eldest daughter of the Right Hon. Robert Macqueen, Lord Braxfield (no. 212); created Baronet 1804; died 1825; succeeded by eldest surviving son, Richard. Painted about 1800.
  151. HONYMAN, LADY, wife of preceeding; daughter of Right Hon. Robert Macqueen, Lord Braxftfid (No. 212). Painted about 1800.
  152. 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 Anne, eldest daughter of George Finch Hatton ; died 1828.
  153. HOPE, LORD PRESIDENT CHARLES, of Granton ; born 1763 ; grandson of first Earl of Hopetoun ; passed Advocate 1784 ; married, 1793, Charlotte, daughter of John, second Earl of Hopetoun ; Lord Advocate 1801 ; M.P. for Dumfries Burghs, and succeeded Dundas for Edinburgh ; Lord President 1811 ; held office for thirty years ; Lord Justice General, by Act of Parliament, on death of Duke of Montrose 1836 ; died 1851. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  154. HOPE, RIGHT HON. CHARLES, as Lord Advocate. Painted about 1803.
  155. HOPE, LADY CHARLOTTE, daughter of John, second Earl of Hopetoun, and wife of above. Painted about 1811.
  156. HOPE, THOMAS CHARLES, M.D., Professor of Chemistry in the University of Edinburgh ; celebrated lecturer, and almost unrivalled experimentalist ; died 1843.
  157. HOPETOUN, GENERAL JOHN, (fourth) EARL OF ; remarkable for his stature ; born 1765 ; succeeded to the Earldom on the death of his half brother, James, in 1817; General 1819; was G.C.B. ; for gallant achievements in the Peninsular War had been elevated to peerage of United Kingdom, 1814, as Baron Niddry, of Niddry Castle, Linlithgowshire ; married, first, in 1798, Elizabeth, daughter of the Hon. Charles Hope Vere, of Craigiehall, by whom he had no issue ; 2ndly, in 1803, Louisa Dorothea, daughter of Sir John Wedderburn, Bart.; died 1823; succeeded by his eldest son John. Painted 1817. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  158. HORNER, FRANCIS ; born 1778 ; educated at Edinburgh High School and University ; passed Advocate 1800 ; M.P. for St. Ives 1806, and afterwards for St. Mawes, in the Whig interest; wrote for Edinburgh Review: ; called to the English Bar; died 1817. Well known as a statesman, barrister, and political writer. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  159. SAMES. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  160. HOUSTOUN, GOVERNOR ALEXANDER, of Clerkington, Haddingtonshire.
  161. HOUSTOUN, MRS., of Clerkington.
  162. HUME, DAVID; nephew of the historian; born 1756 passed Advocate 1779 ; Sheriff of Berwickshire 1784; Professor of Scots Law in Edinburgh University 1786; Sir W. Scott attended his class ; Sheriff of Linlithgowshire 1793 ; Principal Clerk of Session 1811 ; Baron of Exchequer 1822 ; wrote Commentaries on Criminal Law of Scotland 1797 ; died 1838. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  163. SAME. Painted 1822.
  164. HUNT, WILLIAM, of Pittencrieff, Fifeshire. Painted 1810.
  165. HUNTER, REV. ANDREW, D.D., of Barjarg; Professor of Divinity, University of Edinburgh, and Minister of Tron Church there ; died 1806, aged 66.
  166. HUTTON, JAMES, M.D., Geologist; born 1726; studied Medicine in Paris and Leyden; along with James Davis, made experiments in agricultural chemistry ; settled in Edinburgh 1768 ; published Investigations of the Principles of Knowledge 1794, Theory of the Earth 1795; died 1797. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  167. HYNDFORD, COUNTESS OF. Copied by Raeburn from the original painted by Allan Ramsay.
  168. INGLIS, ADMIRAL CHARLES; brother of Sir Patrick Inglis. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  169. INGLIS, SIR PATRICK, of Sunnyside; son of Sir John Inglis, of Cramond, and Anne Cockburn, of Ormiston. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  170. JACKSON, JAMES ; Commissioner of Excise.
  171. JEFFERY, FRANCIS, LORD; born in Edinburgh 1773; passed Advocate 1794; projected, with friends, the Edinburgh Review, of which he was editor 1803-29; Dean of Faculty 1829; Lord Adrocaie 1830; M-P. for Edinburgh 1832; raised to Bench 1834; died 1850.
  172. JOHNSTON, JAMES, of Straiton. Painted about 1800. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
  173. JOHNSTON, MRS., wife of James Johnston, of Straiton ; second daughter of William Baillie, Lord Polkemmet. Painted about 1800.
  174. JOHNSTONE, COMMODORE GEORGE ; born about 1720 ; third son of Sir James Johnstone, third Baronet, of Westerhall ; advised Rodney of the Spanish War, and so led to the capture of Havanuah 1761 ; Governor of West Florida 1763; M.P. for Applebv and Cockermouth ; opposed Clive and the East India Company ; married Charlotte Dee ; their son John succeeded to the Baronetcy in 1805 on the death of his uncle, Sir William, fifth Baronet ; died 1787.
  175. SAME.
  176. JOHNSTONE, MRS. ("Contemplation"). (BBC - Your Paintings)
  177. JOHNSTONE, REV. DAVID, D.D. He was the original Secretary, if not the Founder, of the Asylum for the Industrious Blind at Edinburgh in September 1793, and continued to be its great supporter ; died in July 1824, in his 91st year. Painted 1808 or 1809.
  178. KEITH, ALEXANDER, of Ravelston, Midlothian. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  179. KENNEDY, THOMAS, of Dunure. Painted about 1812.
  180. KENNEDY, RIGHT HON. THOMAS F., of Dunure. Painted about 1822. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  181. KENNEDY, MRS., of Dunure. Painted about 1811. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  182. LADY, full length.
  183. LADY, OLD, with large cap.
  184. LAW, WILLIAM, of Elvingstone ; Advocate; Sheriff of Haddingtonshire ; died at Edinburgh 15th Dec. 1806, aged 92.
  185. LIDDELL, MRS., mother-in-law of Judge Cay (No. 51). Painted before 1810. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  186. LINDESAY, COLONEL JOHN SCOTT, when a boy.
  187. LINDSAY, ALEXANDER, of Pinkieburn. Painted about 1807. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  188. LINDSAY, REV. JAMES, of Pinkieburn ; minister of Kirkliston, Linlithgowshire ; died 1796, aged 85.
  189. LIVINGSTONE, REV. ARCHIBALD ; minister of Cainbusnethan.
  190. LOTHIAN, BAILIE WALTER; Treasurer of George Watson's Hospital. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  191. LOTHIAN, WILLIAM (sixth) MARQUIS OF, K.T. ; Lord-Lieutenant of Mid-Lothian and Roxburghshire, and Colonel of the Edinburgh Militia ; was enrolled amongst the peers of the United Kingdom in 1821 as Baron Kerr, of Kerraheugh, Roxburghshire. He married, 1st, 1793, Henrietta, daughter of John, second Earl of Buckinghamshire, and by her (who died in 1805) had, with other issue, John, afterwards seventh Marquis; 2ndly, 1806, Harriet, daughter of Henry, third Duke of Buccleuch, and by her (who died 1833) had issue ; he died 1824.
  192. LOW, ADAM, of Fordel ; Provost of Dunfermline 1787-89. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  193. LYON, LIEUTENANT-COLONEL. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  194. McCORMICK, EDWARD, Sheriff of Ayrshire.
  195. MACDONALD, WILLIAM, of St. Martin's, Perthshire ; born 1732 ; Principal Secretary of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland 1784-1804; Treasurer 1804 till death in 1814. Painted 1803.
  196. MACDONELL, ALISTAIR, of Glengarry ; the last chief of the clan. The House of Glengarry was famous for adherence to the Stuarts. The then chief was in the Rebellion of 1715. After the battles of Preston, Falkirk, and Culloden, a subsequent chief escaped to France with Prince Charlie; this last Macdonell represented Fergus Maclvor in Scott's Waverley. Alistair always wore the national dress. In 1822 he was one of the party of Scottish nobles and gentlemen who banqueted with George IV. at Holyrood. As it had been the custom of the chiefs of the house from time immemorial to have loaded pistols lying beside them at their meals, Glengarry placed his on the table by his plate. This act was observed by His Majesty, and, remembering the Jacobite leanings of that house, he started up in alarm to fly from the hall, when the incident was explained and the King assured that Glengarry meant no treason. One of his daughters was married to a son of Sir William Forbes, of Pitsligo (No. 115). He perished in 1828, while endeavouring to escape from a steamer which had gone ashore on the coast of Scotland ; in his impetuosity he jumped overboard and hit his head against a rock. He was the last Highland chief who retained the manners and customs of his ancestors. At his death, his son, with his family, emigrated to Australia. Painted about 1800. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  198. MACKENZIE, LIEUT.-CoL. ALEXANDER, the younger, of Portmore. Painted about 1800.
  199. MACKENZIE, ALEXANDER, of Portmore. Painted before Raeburn went to Rome.
  200. MACKENZIE, MRS., of Portmore.
  201. MACKENZIE, ALEXANDER, the younger, of Portmore. Painted 1822.
  202. MACKENZIE, COLIN, D.K.S., of Portmore ; died 1830.
  203. MACKENZIE, MRS., of Portmore. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  204. MACKENZIE, HON. FRANCIS JOHN, of Seaforth, supposed to be a brother of the last Lord Seaforth.
  205. MACKENZIE, SIR GEORGE STEUART, seventh Baronet, F.R.S,, of Coul, Ross-shire, Vice-President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh ; born 1780 ; married, 1st, 1802, Mary, daughter of Donald MacLeod, of Geanies, Sheriff of Ross-shire (No. 209), by whom (who died 1835) he had, with other issue, Alexander, afterwards eighth Baronet ; Sir George married, 2ndly, 1836, Katherine, daughter of Sir Henry Jardine, of Harwood, and widow of Captain John Street, R.A. ; he died 1848. Painted about 1811.
  206. MACKENZIE, LADY, of CoulMACKENZIE, LADY, of Coul (mother of the above) ; daughter of Robert Ramsay, of Camno ; born 1754; married, 1778, to Alexander Mackenzie, afterwards sixth Baronet. She died 1829. Painted about 1794.
  207. MACKENZIE, HENRY; born 1745; educated for the law ; Comptroller of Taxes 1804 ; published Man of Feeling 1771, Man of the World 1773, Julia de Roubigne 1777 ; prominent member of the Mirror Club ; started The Mirror 1779, The Lounger 1785; died 1831. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  208. SAME. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  209. MACLEOD, DONALD, of Geanies ; father of General Macleod, an eminent Engineer officer in India (whose son was the greatly-lamented Sir Donald Macleod, K.C.S.I., C.B., Lieutenant Governor of the Punjaub), of Lady Mackenzie, of Coul (see No. 205), and of Mrs. Gregory (No. 136); he was born 1755; Sheriff of Ross-shire ; died 1834. Painted about 1800.
  210. MACNAB, THE ; head of the clan.
  211. MACONOCHIE, HON. ALLAN, of Meadowbank, first Lord Meadowbank ; Judge of the Court of Session, Justiciary, and Jury ; married Elizabeth Preston (see No. 244) ; died 1816. Painted 1814. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  212. MACQUEEN, ROBERT (Lord Braxfield) ; born 1721; admitted to the Bar 1744; raised to the Bench by the title of Lord Braxfield 1776 ; Lord Justice Clerk 1788 ; married a daughter of Robert Ord, Chief Baron of Exchequer in Scotland; died 1799. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  213. MADONNA, HEAD OF A (Miniature). Signed "H. R. 1777."
  214. MAITLAND, REAR-ADMIRAL JOHN ; eldest son of Col. the Hon. Richard Maitland, and grandson of the sixth Earl of Lauderdale ; Rear-Admiral of the Red ; married, 1st, Elizabeth, daughter of Archibald Ogilvie ; 2ndly, Dora, daughter of Colthurst Batemaa : died 1836.
  215. MAITLAND, LADY ; wife of Admiral Sir Frederick Maitland, to whom the Emperor Napoleon I. surrendered on board H.M.S. Betttntfhon in 1815. Painted about 1817. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
  216. MALCOLM, SIR JAMES, K.C.B. ; a distinguished officer of Marines.
  217. MAXWELL, MISS HARRIET, of Pollok; born 1789; died 1841 ; daughter of Sir John Maxwell, seventh Baronet.
  218. MAXWELL, SIR WILLIAM, sixth Baronet, of Calderwood, Lanarkshire ; born 1748 ; married, 1807, Hannah Leonora, daughter of Robert Pasley, of Mount Annan ; died without issue in 1829 ; succeeded by his cousin. (See next.) (BBC - Your Paintings)
  219. MAXWELL, GENERAL SIR WILLIAM, of Calderwood, seventh Baronet; born 1754 ; married, 1792, Isabella, daughter and heiress of Henry Wilson, of Newbottle, Durham ; died 1837 ; succeeded by his eldest son, William.
  220. MEADOWBANK, (second) LORD, Hon. Alexander Maconochie Welwood, of Meadowbank and Garvoch ; Senator of the College of Justice, at the age of 39, when Lord Advocate ; died 1861. Painted 1816. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
  221. MELVILLE, HENRY DUNDAS, (first) VISCOUNT ; statesman ; son of first Lord President Dundas, of Arniston, by his second wife ; born at Edinburgh 1742 ; passed Advocate 1763 ; Solicitor General for Scotland 1773; Lord Advocate 1775 ; M.P. for county, and afterwards for city, of Edinburgh ; Treasurer of the Navy 1782-3 and 1784-1800; Governor of the Bank of Scotland 1790-1811 ; Commissioner and President of the Board of Control 1784-1 800; Home Secretary 1791 ; Secretary for War and Colonies 1794 ; created Baron Duneira and Viscount Melville 1802 ; First Lord of the Admiralty 1804 ; married, 1st, Elizabeth, daughter of David Rennie, of Melville Castle, and by her, with other issue, had Robert, his successor; 2ndly, 1793, Jane, daughter of John, second Earl of Hopetoun, by whom he had no issue; died at Edinburgh 1811. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  222. MILLER, LADY, of Glenlee, Kirkcudbright ; died 1846.
  223. MONCREIFF, REV. SIR HENRY WELLWOOD, D.D., eighth Baronet ; a very eminent divine ; son of the Rev. Sir William Moncreiff and his wife Catherine, daughter of Robert Wellwood, of Garvoch; bor 1730; educated for the Church at Glasgov and Edinburgh ; minister of Blackford 1771, of St. Cuthbert's, Edinburgh 1775; married, 1778, Susan Robertson, eldest daughter of James Robertson Barclay, of Keavil, Fifeshire ; prominent in Church Courts, Moderator of General Assembly 1785; collector of Widows' Fund for 43 years; published Sermons, work on the Constitution of the Church of Scotland, and Life of Dr. Erskine; died 1827; by his second son, James.
  224. MONCREIFF, MRS. ROBERT SCOTT, of Wellwood and Pitliver. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  225. MONTREITH, MRS. JAMES (miss Margaret Thomson, of Camphill). Painted about 1820.
  226. MONTGOMERY, SIR JAMES, Bart. ; second son of William Montgomery, of Magbie Hill, and brother of Sir William Montgomery, Bart, (which Baronetcy became extinct at the decease of Sir George Montgomery, son of Sir William, in 1831) ; successively Solicitor-General and Lord Advocate; Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer in Scotland 1775; M.P. for Peebles ; created Baronet 1801 ; married Margaret, only daughter and heiress of Robert Scott, of Killearn ; died 1803 ; succeeded by his second son, James. (See next.)
  227. MONTGOMERY, SIR JAMES, second Baronet, of Stanhope, Peebleshire ; second son of above ; brought up to the Bar; Lord Advocate 1804; resigned 1806; married, 1st, 1806, Elizabeth, daughter of Dunbar, fourth Earl of Selkirk, bv whom, with other issue, he had Helen Anne, married in 1830 to William Forbes Mackenzie, M.P., of Portmore, who died in 1862 ; and, 2ndly, 1816, Helen, daughter of Thomas Graham, of Kinross, by whom, with other issue, he had Graham, who became third Baronet in 1839, on his father's death.
  228. MONTGOMERY, LADY ; wife of Sir James Montgomery (No. 227) ; daughter of Dunbar, fourth Earl of Selkirk ; died 1814. Painted about 1810.
  229. MONTGOMERY, ROBERT. Painted about 1800. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  230. MURRAY, SIR JOHN ARCHIBALD (Lord Murray) ; admitted to the Bar, in the first rear of the century, with Henry Brongham, Francis Horner, and Henry Cockburn; in 1802, on the suggestion of Sydney Smith, they set up the Edinburgh Review ; first M.P. for Leith after the Reform Act ; Lord Advocate 1834 ; Knighted, and afterwards raised to the Bench, 1839 ; died 1859.
  231. MURRAY, SIR WILLIAM, fifth Baronet, of Ochtertyre, Peebleshire; married, 1770, Augusta, daughter of George, third Earl of Cromartie; died 1800; succeeded by his eldest son, Patrick.
  232. NAIRNE, CAPTAIN ALEXANDER, H.E.I.C.S. Painted about 1813.
  235. NICOLL, REV. DR. FRANCIS ; Principal of the United College of St. Andrews ; died 1835. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  237. ORD, or MACQUEEN, MRS. ELIZABETH; wife of Justice Clerk Macqueen, Lord Braxfield (No. 212), and daughter of Robert Ord, Chief Baron of Exchequer in Scotland. Painted about 1790.
  238. OSWALD, MRS., of Auchencruive, Ayrshire ; daughter of Wynne Johnston, of Hilton ; married, 1793, to Richard Alexander Oswald, of Auchencruive, Ayrshire ; died 1798. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
  239. PITCAIRN, JOHN, of Pitcairn. Painted about 1819. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  240. PITCAIRN ; Provost of Dundee.
  241. PITCAIRN, MRS. ; wife of above.
  242. PLAYFAIR, JOHN, M.A. ; born 1748 ; at 18 contested the Mathematical Chair at Marischal College, Aberdeen ; Professor of Mathematics, and afterwards of Natural Philosophy, in Edinburgh University 1785-1805 ; wrote Elements of Geometry, Outlines of Natural Philosophy, 1812-16 ; died 1819. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  243. SAME. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  244. PRESTON, MARY ; daughter of Sir George Preston, of Valleyfield, Perthshire, fourth Baronet ; married, 1774, to Robert Wellwood, of Garvoch, and had, with other issue, Elizabeth, married to the Hon. Allan Maconochie (No. 211). Painted, at the age of 92, in 1808.
  245. RAEBURN, SIR HENRY, R.A.; born at Edinburgh 1756 ; died 1823. One oil painting and two medallions.
  246. RAEBURN, SIR HENRY, R.A.; born at Edinburgh 1756 ; died 1823. One oil painting and two medallions.
  247. RAEBURN, SIR HENRY, R.A.; born at Edinburgh 1756 ; died 1823. One oil painting and two medallions.
  248. RAEBURN, ANN, LADY; daughter of Peter Edgar, of Bridgelands ; widow of Count Leslie ; wife of Sir Henry Raeburn ; born 1744 ; died about 1833.
  249. RAEBURN, HENRY, of St. Bernard's, on a grey pony, at the age of about 14 ; son of Sir Henry Raeburn. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  250. RANNIE, JAMES ; wine merchant, Leith.
  251. REID, REV. THOMAS, D.D. ; born at Strachan 1710 ; studied at Aberdeen for the Church ; Professor of Moral Philosophy, Aberdeen ; wrote Enquiry into the Human Mind 1764 ; succeeded Adam Smith as Professor of Logic, Glasgow, 1764 ; wrote Essay on Intellectual Powers 1785, On the Active Powers 1788 ; died 1796. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  252. RENNIE, JOHN, F.R.S. ; the eminent civil engineer; born 1761 in East Lothian ; about 1780 established himself in London as a mechanist ; built the Waterloo Bridge over the Thames ; planned the London Docks and the East and West India Docks at Blackwall ; designed the Breakwater at Plymouth Sound ; he also planned the pier at Holyhead, and several important dockyards and canals ; died 1821, and was buried in St. Paul's Cathedral. His son, Sir John, constructed London Bridge, from the design left by his father. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  253. ROBERTSON, REV. WILLIAM, D.D. ; historian ; born 1721 ; celebrated for his eloquence ; influential member of the General Assembly ; Chaplain in Ordinary to the King 1761 ; Principal of Edinburgh University 1762-1793 ; published History of Scotland 1759, Reign of Charles V. 1769, History of America 1777 ; died 1793. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  254. ROBISON, PROFESSOR JOHN, LL.D. ; born 1739; tutor to son of Admiral Knowles ; surveyed coasts and harbours of St. Lawrence ; acquainted with Watt ; employed by the Empress of Russia ; Professor of Natural Philosophy, Edinburgh, 1773 ; Secretary of the Royal Society of Edinburgh ; wrote Elements of Mechanical Philosophy, On the Motion of Light, &c. ; died 1805. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  255. SAME. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  256. ROLLARD, ADAM, of Gask; Advocate; died 1819; supposed by some to have suggested Sir W. Scott's "Pleydell" in the Antiquary (see Lord Cockburn's Memorials, pp. 360-3).
  257. SAME. (Two pictures.)
  258. SAME. (Two pictures.)
  260. ROSEBERY, NEIL, (third) EARL OF, K.T. ; born 1728 ; succeeded his father 1756 ; married, 1st, 1764, Susan, sister and heiress of Sir Randal Ward, Bart. ; and, 2ndly, 1775, Mary, daughter of Sir Francis Vincent, Bart., by whom he had, with other issue, Archibald, his successor ; died 1814.
  261. ROSS, WALTER; son of John Ross, W.S. Painted about 1822. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  262. RUSSELL, LORD WILLIAM ; grandson of John, fourth Duke of Bedford, KG.; born 1767; married, 1789, Charlotte Anne, daughter of George, fourth Earl of Jersey ; was murdered by his valet in May 1840.
  263. RUSSELL, MRS. ; Mary, daughter of Sir Alexander Bannerman, of Elsick, Kincardine, fourth Baronet.
  264. SANDS, MAJOR, W. J, H.E.I.C.S.
  265. SCOTT, SIR WALTER, Bart., of Abbotsford ; novelist, poet, historian, and antiquary ; born in Edinburgh 1771 ; son of a Writer to the Signet ; educated at High School and Edinburgh University ; articled to his father ; called to the Scottish Bar 1792 ; published translations of Burger and Goethe 1796-9; Sheriff-Depute of Selkirkshire 1799; wrote Minstrelsy of Scottish Border 1802, Waverley 1814, fresh novels issued almost yearly till 1831 ; created Baronet 1820 ; died at Abbotsford 1832. (Full length, painted 1808.) (BBC - Your Paintings)
  266. SAME ; bust size Painted 1823.
  267. SELKRIG, CHARLES ; accountant, Edinburgh.
  268. SHIRIFF, LIEUT.-COLONEL, Madras Army, H.E.I.C.S. Painted about the end of the 18th century.
  269. SINCLAIR, GEORGE (afterwards Sir George), of Ulbster ; son of Sir John (No. 270) ; born 1790 ; married, 1816, Lady Catherine Camilla, sister of Lionel, sixth Earl of Dysart ; by her (who died 1863) he had, with other issue, John, his successor. Painted about 1794. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  270. SINCLAIR, RIGHT HON SIR JOHN, BART., of Ulbster, Caithness ; political economist and philanthropist ; born 1754 ; educated at High School and University of Edinburgh, and Universities of Glasgow and Oxford ; passed Advocate 1775 ; M.P. for Caithness ; originated the Board of Agriculture 1793 ; published Statistical Account of Scotland 1798; wrote on finance and politics ; Colonel of Rothesay and Caithness Fencibles ; raised 2,000 men at the time of the French invasion panic; created Baronet 1786; married, 1st, 1776, Sarah, daughter of Alexander Maitland, of Stoke Newington ; 2ndly, 1788, Diana, daughter of Alexander, first Lord Macdonald, by whom (who died 1845) he had, with other issue, George (No. 269), who succeeded to the title, and William (No. 273) ; died 1835. Two portraits, one painted about 1790, the other about 1794. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  271. SINCLAIR, RIGHT HON SIR JOHN, BART., of Ulbster, Caithness ; political economist and philanthropist ; born 1754 ; educated at High School and University of Edinburgh, and Universities of Glasgow and Oxford ; passed Advocate 1775 ; M.P. for Caithness ; originated the Board of Agriculture 1793 ; published Statistical Account of Scotland 1798; wrote on finance and politics ; Colonel of Rothesay and Caithness Fencibles ; raised 2,000 men at the time of the French invasion panic; created Baronet 1786; married, 1st, 1776, Sarah, daughter of Alexander Maitland, of Stoke Newington ; 2ndly, 1788, Diana, daughter of Alexander, first Lord Macdonald, by whom (who died 1845) he had, with other issue, George (No. 269), who succeeded to the title, and William (No. 273) ; died 1835. Two portraits, one painted about 1790, the other about 1794.
  272. SAME.
  273. SINCLAIR, REV. WILLIAM ; a son of Sir John Sinclair (No 270) ; born 1804 ; Rector of Pulborough, Sussex, in 1876 ; married, 1st, 1837, Helen, daughter of William Ellice ; she died 1842 ; 2ndly, Sophia, daughter of the Rev. James Tripp, Rector of Spofforth. Painted about 1808.
  274. SKENE, JAMES, of Rubislaw; passed Advocate 1797; died 1864, at the patriarchal age of 90.
  275. SKENE, MRS. ; wife of above, and daughter of Sir William Forbes, Bart., of Pitsligo.
  276. SKIRVING, ARCHIBALD ; son of Adam Skirving, author of Johnnie Cope, &c ; born 1749 ; studied in Rome ; settled in Edinburgh as portraitist in crayons ; died at Inveresk 1819.
  278. SMITH, DONALD; banker, Edinburgh.
  279. SMITH, GEORGE ; Master of Trinity House. Painted in 1807. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  280. SPENS, NATHANIEL, M.D., born 1728 ; son of Thomas Spens, of Lathallan ; President of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, 1794-6; married Mary, second daughter of James Millikin, of that Ilk; President of the Royal Company of Archers 1809; Adjutant-General 1810; died 1815. Painted for the Archers' Hall, Edinburgh.
  281. STEVENSON, LIEUT.-GENERAL SIR JAMES, K.C.B. of Barns; died 1850. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  282. STEWART, DANIEL ; founder of Daniel Stewart's Hospital; bom 1741; died 1814. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  283. STIRLING, HELEN ; only child of Robert Stirling ; born 1808 ; died 1822.
  284. STIRLING, JOHN, of Kippendavie, and his youngest daughter, JANE; he was the representative of an old branch of the ancient baronial family of De Striveling, or Stirling, of Keir; his second daughter, Margaret, was married to James, tenth Lord Torphichen. Painted about 1814. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  285. STODART, ROBERT, of Kailzie, Peebleshire, and of Ormiston Hill, Edinburgh. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  286. STOTHERT, WILLIAM, of Cargen. Painted about 1817. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  287. STUART, SIR JOHN, BART., of Fettercairn ; M.P. for county of Kincardine 1797 ; Baron of Exchequer 1807 ; died 1821.
  288. SUTTIE, GEORGE, H.E.I.C.S.; son of Sir George Suttie, third Baronet,, of Balgone, Haddingtonshire. Painted about 1795.
  289. SUTTIE, MISS JANET ; daughter of Sir James Suttie. (See LADY SUTTIE, No. 290.) Painted about 1818.
  290. SUTTIE, LADY; Katherine Isabella, daughter of J. Hamiltoun, of Bangour; married, 1792, to Sir James Suttie, fourth Baronet, of Balgone, who was born 1759, represented Haddingtonshire in three Parliaments, succeeded, in 1818, his aunt, Janet Grant, Countess of Hyndford, as heir of line, in the estates of Preston Grange, and assumed in consequence the additional surname and arms of Grant ; he died 1836. Painted about 1795.
  291. SUTTIE, MISS MARGARET; daughter of Sir James Suttie (see No. 290). Painted about 1818.
  292. 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 1844.
  293. TAIT, JOHN, of Harviestoun (where he received the poet Burns) and Cumloden ; witnessed the battle of Falkirk ; Writer to the Signet ; married a daughter of Murdoch, of Cumloden, in Gralloway ; his son, Crauford Tait, married Susan Campbell, daughter of the Lord President, and had a large family, of whom the Sheriff, represented in No. 294, was the eldest and the late Archbishop of Canterbury the youngest ; Mr. Tait died in 1800, aged 73. An earlier portrait than the next following. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  294. SAME as above, with grandchild JOHN ; the figure of the grandchild was inserted after the death of the former; the grandchild was born in 1796 ; educated at High School, Edinburgh, and at Harrow, Edinburgh University, and Geneva ; called to the Bar 1819 ; Sheriff of Clackmannan and Kinross ; Sheriff of Perth 1866 ; married his first cousin, Mary Amelia, daughter of Francis Sitwell, of Barmoor Castle, Northumberland.
  295. TELFORD, THOMAS ; eminent civil engineer ; son of a shepherd in Eskdale, Dumfriesshire; born 1757; at the age of 14 apprenticed to a stone-mason ; in 1780 went to Edinburgh and studied architecture and drawing ; removed to London, employed at Somerset House, then erecting by Sir William Chambers ; erected iron bridge over the Severn at Buildwas, besides forty smaller bridges in the same county. His first great work was the Ellesmere Canal, sanctioned by Parliament in 1793, constructed of cast-iron plates and masonry ; this canal and the aqueduct-bridge over the Dee Valley were executed between 1795 and 1805. The Caledonian Canal is another of his principal works. He superintended the construction of many other canals, amongst them the Gotha Canal in Sweden ; he designed the Menai Suspension Bridge opened in 1826, St. Katherine's Docks, London, opened in 1828 ; has left valuable contributions to engineering literature ; President of the Institution of Civil Engineers 1820 ; died 1834, and was buried in Westminster Abbey. Painted about 1812. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  296. THOMSON, REV. ANDREW, D.D. ; an eminent divine and most popular preacher ; born at Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire; minister of St. George's, Edinburgh; prominent member of the Evangelical party in the Established Church ; well known as a debater, orator, and controversialist ; died 1831, aged 53.
  297. THOMSON, REV. JOHN; born in Ayrshire 1778; eminent as a landscape painter; became minister of Duddingston 1805 ; an admirable scholar, and with great taste for music ; friend of most of the eminent men of the time ; died 1840, aged 63.
  298. THOMSON, JOHN ; merchant, Edinburgh.
  299. THOMSON, THOMAS ; born 1768 ; educated at Glasgow for the Church, and in Edinburgh for the Law ; passed Advocate 1793; Deputy Clerk Register 1806; a Principal Clerk of Session 1828 ; President of Bannatyne Club 1832 ; edited Acts of the Parliament of Scotland 1814-24, Acts of Lords of Council 1839, Ragman Rolls 1834, &c. ; died 1852, aged 84. Painted about 1822.
  300. TOD, JOHN, of Kirkhill ; Writer to the Signet.
  301. TORPHICHEN, LADY; Anne, daughter of Sir John Inglis, Bart., of Cramond ; married, 1795, to James, ninth Baron Torphichen, who was born 1759, was a lieut.-colonel, and a representative peer, and died without issue in 1815, when the barony descended to his first cousin James.
  302. TROTTER, MRS. ANN, of Bush.
  303. TROTTER, ARCHIBALD, of Bush, Midlothian.
  304. VERE, MRS., of Stonebyres; Jacobina, daughter of Lady Raeburn by her first husband, Count Leslie, and step-daughter of Sir Henry Raeburn ; wife of Daniel Vere of Stonebyres, the last representative in the male line of an ancient English family, for centuries resident in Lanarkshire.
  305. WARDROP, JAMES, M.D. ; born 1782 at Torban Hill, Linlithgowshire; famous oculist, and surgeon in Ordinary to King George IV. ; had a large collection of pictures ; died 1869.
  306. WARDROP, of Torban Hill.
  307. WATSON, WALTER T. ; son of Captain Andrew Watson, late of Hunthill. Portrait in French crayon or pastel. Painted about 1796.
  308. WAUCHOPE, ANDREW, of Niddrie, Midlothian.
  309. WAUCHOPE, JAMES ; Advocate ; eldest son of John Wauchope, of Edmonstone (No. 310), and Anne Erstine (No. 101) ; born 1767 ; died 1797. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  310. WAUCHOPE, JOHN, of Edmonstone ; born 1742 ; married, 1766, Anne, daughter of John Erskine, of Dun, and aunt of Margaret, Marchioness of Ailsa; died 1810. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  311. WAUCHOPE, COLONEL JOHN, of Edmonstone ; second son of John Wauchope and Anne Erskine ; born 1769; married, 1815, Henrietta Cecilia, daughter of Sir James Gardiner Baird, Bart., of Saughton Hall ; died 1837.
  313. WEDDERBURN, JAMES ; son of James Wedderburn, of Inveresk, and grandson of Sir John Wedderburn, fifth Baronet ; born 1782 ; Advocate ; married Isabella, daughter of James Clerk (and sister of the Right Hon. Sir George Clerk, Bart., of Penicuik, and niece of Sir John Clerk, No. 57) ; appointed Solicitor-General for Scotland 1816 ; died 1822.
  314. WEDDERBURN, MRS. ISABELLA CLERK, OR ; wife of above ; daughter of James Clerk, brother of Sir John Clerk (No. 57).
  315. WELWOOD, ELIZABETH ; wife of first Lord Meadowbank ; daughter of Robert Welwood, of Garvoch (see No. 244). Painted in 1818, at the age of 68.
  317. WEMYSS, FRANCIS, (seventh) EARL OF; born 1779; married, 1794, Margaret, daughter of Walter Campbell,of Shawfield; succeeded his grandfather 1808; inherited the Earldom of March, and lands and lordship of Neidpath, at the demise of William, fourth Duke of Queensberry 1810, as heir male of his great-great-grandmother, Lady Anne Douglas, first wife of David, third Earl of Wemyss, daughter of William, first Duke of Queensberry, and sister of the Hon. William Douglas, who was created Earl of March 1697. The Earl of Wemjss was enrolled amongst the peers of the United Kingdom as Baron Wemyss, of Wemyss, Fifeshire, 1821 : died 1853; succeeded by Francis, his eldest son. Painted 1812.
  319. WILLIAMS, HUGH WILLIAM ; landscape painter; author of Travels in Italy and Greece, &c; died 1832. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  320. WILSON, PROFESSOR JOHN (" Christopher North ") ; born 1785 ; educated at Glasgow and Oxford ; resided at Elleray, in the Lake District, where he lived on terms of intimacy with the Lake Poets ; published Isle of Palms 1812 ; passed Advocate 1815 ; wrote for Blackwood ; wrote City of Plague 1816 ; Professor of Moral Philosophy, Edinburgh, 1820 ; Nodes Ambrosianae begun 1825 ; died 1854. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  321. WOOD, ANDREW ; surgeon, well known in Edinburgh ; born 1742 ; died 1821. (BBC - Your Paintings)
  322. SAME (miniature).
  323. WOOD, MRS. ANDREW (Miss Russell) ; wife of above ; born 1754; died 1845.
  324. WYLD, MRS., of Gilston.
  325. YOUTH, STUDY OF A. Painted in Rome.