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Allan [Allen], James [Jimmy] (1734–1810), Northumbrian piper and rogue

Keith Gregson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Property Law; Property Crime. 980 words.

Allan [Allen], James [Jimmy] (1734–1810), Northumbrian piper and rogue, was born at Hepple, Northumberland, probably in March 1734, and baptized at Rothbury, Northumberland, on 21 April...

MacPherson, James (c. 1675–1700), thief and reputed musician

Mary Anne Alburger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 642 words.

MacPherson, James (c. 1675–1700), thief and reputed musician, is said to have been an illegitimate son of the family of Invershie, Inverness-shire. He was described as 'the son of a...