in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
P ublished online September 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Accounting; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1762 words.
Watson, George (1654–1723), accountant and benefactor, was born in Edinburgh on 23 November 1654, the elder son of John Watson, merchant, and his wife, Marion Ewing (d. 1697), who were...