Reference Entry

Ballantyne, Robert Michael (1825-1894), author

Neil Rennie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Ballantyne, Robert Michael (1825-1894), author, was born on 24 April 1825 at 25 Ann Street, Edinburgh, the ninth of ten children of Alexander Thomson Ballantyne (1776-1847), newspaper editor and printer, and his wife, Anne, known by her second name, Randall (c.1786-1855), daughter of Dr Robert Grant and his wife, Mary. ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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