Reference Entry

Arnot [formerly Pollock], Hugo (1749-1786), author

Anon and Philip Carter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Arnot [formerly Pollock], Hugo (1749-1786), author, was born Hugo Pollock on 8 December 1749 at Leith, near Edinburgh, the son of Duncan Pollock (d. 1765), merchant, and his wife, Christian Arnot (d. 1773). He changed his name to Arnot on succeeding to his mother's property of Balcormo, Fife. On 8 ...

Reference Entry.  265 words. 

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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