Select


Birth Year Range

1768
1811


Search Biographical Comments

    Pinkerton, Edward (male) 1798 - 1844 Scottish

    Wrote The Island of Propontis; and other Poems (Glasgow: David Robertson, 1832). See Scottish Notes and Queries, June 1906: 181.

    Reid, John (male) 04/01/1808 - 1841 Scottish

    Publisher, author, and radical activist; wrote Bibliotheca Scoto-Celtica (1832), which aimed to be a complete bibliography of books in Gaelic. Died in Hong Kong editing an English journal.

    Scott, William Bell (male) 09/12/1811 - 11/22/1890 Scottish

    Engraver, painter, and writer; exhibited at Royal Academy; wrote To the Memory of P.B. Shelley (1831), Hades, or the transit and the progress of the mind, two poems (1838), and other works; edited the poems of Keats, Landon, Byron, Coleridge, Shelley, and others. See Boase III: 460-1.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Shand, William A.C. (male) Scottish

    Poet; born in Aberdeen and wrote poetry for The Edinburgh University Souvenir; in late 1830s was living in St. Petersburg, Russia.

    Weir, William (male) 02/09/1802 - 09/15/1858 Scottish University of Edinburgh; St. Andrews University; University of Gottingen

    Member of Scottish Bar; editor of Edinburgh Literary Journal, Glasgow Argus, Scottish annual; wrote for Charles Knight's Penny Cyclopaedia; editor of Daily News. See Boase III: 1257, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Wolski, Felicien Abdon (male) Polish

    Professor of Modern languages at Glasgow; flourished 1835-1848.

Download as CSV Results per page