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Ramsay, Thomas Kennedy (1826–1886), judge and jurist in Canada

C. A. Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 441 words.

Ramsay, Thomas Kennedy (1826–1886), judge and jurist in Canada, born in Ayr on 2 September 1826, was the third son of David Ramsay, writer to the signet, of Grimmat in the parish of...

Ferrier, James Frederick (1808–1864), philosopher

Kirk Willis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 1216 words.

Ferrier, James Frederick (1808–1864), philosopher, was born on 16 June 1808 at 15 Heriot Row, Edinburgh, the eldest son of John Ferrier, barrister and writer to the signet, and Margaret...

Macfarlane, Robert, Lord Ormidale (1802–1880), judge

Nathan Wells.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 412 words.

Macfarlane, Robert, Lord Ormidale (1802–1880), judge, born on 30 July 1802, was the only son of Parlan Macfarlane, farmer, of Glen Luss, Dunbartonshire. Educated at Glasgow and Edinburgh he...

Gloag, William Ellis, Lord Kincairney (1828–1909), judge

G. W. T. Omond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 283 words.

Gloag, William Ellis, Lord Kincairney (1828–1909), judge, was born at Perth on 7 February 1828, the son of William Gloag, a banker in Perth, and his wife, Jessie, the daughter of John Burn,...

Bonar, John (1747–1807), lawyer

Emma Vincent Macleod.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 373 words.

Bonar, John (1747–1807), lawyer, was born on 22 or 24 August 1747 at Cockpen, near Dalkeith, the eldest of the ten children of John Bonar (1721–1761), Church of Scotland minister, and his...

Gilmour, Sir John, of Craigmillar (bap. 1605, d. 1671), judge

J. A. Hamilton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 692 words.

Gilmour, Sir John, of Craigmillar (bap. 1605, d. 1671), judge, was the son of John Gilmour of Craigmillar, Edinburghshire, writer to the signet. Having been educated at Edinburgh...

Baillie, William, Lord Polkemmet (c. 1736–1816), judge

Robert Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 369 words.

Baillie, William, Lord Polkemmet (c. 1736–1816), judge, was the eldest son of Thomas Baillie (d. 1785), writer to the signet, and his wife, Isobel Walker (d. 1777). Descended from an...

Monro, David Binning (1836–1905), classical scholar

L. R. Phelps.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 1041 words.

Monro, David Binning (1836–1905), classical scholar, was born at Edinburgh on 16 November 1836, the eldest child of the four sons and two daughters of Alexander Binning Monro, writer to the...

Fleming, David Pinkerton, Lord Fleming (1877–1944), judge

John Cameron.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 906 words.

Fleming, David Pinkerton, Lord Fleming (1877–1944), judge, was born at Rutherglen, near Glasgow, on 11 February 1877, the fourth son of John Fleming, writer to the signet, and his wife,...

Reid, James Scott Cumberland, Baron Reid (1890–1975), judge

T. B. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1240 words.

Reid, James Scott Cumberland, Baron Reid (1890–1975), judge, was born on 30 July 1890 at Drem, East Lothian, the eldest of the three children (all boys) of James Reid (1855–1912), writer to...

Dallas, George, of St Martins (c. 1636–1701), lawyer

W. D. H. Sellar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 645 words.

Dallas, George, of St Martins (c. 1636–1701), lawyer, was a younger son of William Dallas of Budyett, Nairnshire, by his first marriage. He was apprenticed to John Bayne of Pitcairly,...

Horner, Francis (1778–1817), politician

Roland Thorne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics. 3043 words.

Horner, Francis (1778–1817), politician, was born at his parents' home in St David Street, Edinburgh, on 12 August 1778, the eldest son and first surviving of seven children of John Horner...

Bannatyne, Sir William Macleod, Lord Bannatyne (1744–1833), judge

Emma Vincent Macleod.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1031 words.

Bannatyne, Sir William Macleod, Lord Bannatyne (1744–1833), judge, was born on 26 January 1744, perhaps in Edinburgh, the son of Roderick Macleod (d. 1784) of Sunbank, writer to the signet,...

Mackenzie, William James Millar (1909–1996), political scientist

J. M. Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory. 1355 words.

Mackenzie, William James Millar (1909–1996), political scientist, was born in Edinburgh on 8 April 1909, the only child of Laurence Millar Mackenzie (d. 1933), writer to the signet, and his...

Erskine, William (1773–1852), historian of India

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 1489 words.

Erskine, William (1773–1852), historian of India, was born in Edinburgh on 8 November 1773, the seventh child of David Erskine (d. 1791), son of John Erskine (1695–1768) and writer to the...

Macdonald, Sir John Hay Athole, Lord Kingsburgh (1836–1919), judge

Macmillan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1244 words.

Macdonald, Sir John Hay Athole, Lord Kingsburgh (1836–1919), judge, was born at 29 Great King Street, Edinburgh on 27 December 1836, the second son of Matthew Norman Macdonald (subsequently...

Murray, Andrew Graham, first Viscount Dunedin (1849–1942), judge

Gordon F. Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 3474 words.

Murray, Andrew Graham, first Viscount Dunedin (1849–1942), judge, was born on 21 November 1849 at Edinburgh, the only child of Thomas Graham Murray (1816–1891), of Stenton near Dunkeld,...

Blair, Lt-Col Alexander Stevenson

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 179 words.

CMG 1916; CBE 1933; TD; DL; JP; Writer to the Signet, Edinburgh; BA (Oxon)

Born 3 June 1865; e s of late Patrick Blair, Advocate, Sheriff-Substitute of...

Murray, Sir Andrew Hunter Arbuthnot (1903–1977), politician and businessman

Robert Ingham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; UK Politics. 1098 words.

Murray, Sir Andrew Hunter Arbuthnot (1903–1977), politician and businessman, was born on 19 December 1903 in Edinburgh, the city with which he was associated throughout his life. His...

Murray, David (1842–1928), lawyer and antiquary

Michael S. Moss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 925 words.

Murray, David (1842–1928), lawyer and antiquary, was born at Glasgow on 15 April 1842, the eldest son of David Murray, a writer to the signet in Glasgow, and Ann Hunter Guthrie. He attended...