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    Adamson, James (male) 1795 - 07/16/1874 Scottish

    Son of a pastor, he became pastor of the Scottish Church at Capetown in 1828; contributed to the newspaper press and the philosophical journals of Edinburgh. See Cape Monthly Magazine, February 1875.

    Aird, Thomas (male) 08/28/1802 - 04/25/1876 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Poet, essayist, and journalist; edited Edinburgh Weekly Journal; wrote The Old Batchelor in the Scottish Village (1845), Poetical Works (1848); contributed to Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine. See Boase I: 34, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Alexander, Gabriel (male) Scottish Admitted to Scottish Bar, moved in London in 1831, wrote for periodical press, imprisoned for debt in 1833 or 1834. RLF # 789.

    Alexander, William Lindsay (male) 08/24/1808 - 12/20/1884 Scottish University of Edinburgh; St. Andrews University

    Minister of Newington; pastor of Augustine Church, Edinburgh; wrote articles in Encyclopedia Britannica. See Boase I: 45, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Alison, Archibald (male) 12/29/1792 - 05/23/1867 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Historian and lawyer; wrote at least 50 articles for Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine; noted high Tory, opposed to Parliamentary reform; wrote History of Europe during the French Revolution (1833-1842); attacked Malthus. See Boase I: 47, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Alston, Edward Richard (male) 12/01/1845 - 03/07/1881 Scottish

    Zoologist; authority on birds and rodents; in delicate health and self-educated.

    Anderson, John (male) 05/23/1805 - 03/25/1855 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    The "Rev. Dr. Anderson" cited in the Calcutta Review is likely the scholarly Church of Scotland missionary John Anderson who was based in Madras; he published the Native Herald, started schools, and wrote. See Boase I: 63, ODNB.

    Aytoun, William Edmonstoune (male) 06/21/1813 - 08/04/1865 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Poet, professor of rhetoric at Edin. University; solicitor; contributed to Blackwood's Magazine from 1836 to 1865; wrote Firmilian (a poetic parody) in 1854, Norman Sinclair (a novel) in 1861. See Boase I: 115-6, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Baillie, Joanna (female) 09/11/1762 - 02/23/1851 Scottish

    A poet and dramatist who was very well regarded by her contemporaries. See Boase I: 129, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Balfour, Alexander (male) 03/01/1767 - 09/12/1829 Scottish

    Poet, journalist, and novelist; published verse in Dundee Repository and Aberdeen Magazine; wrote the novel Campbell, or The Scottish Probationer (1819) and other works; contributed to Saturday Evening Post. See ODNB.

    Balfour, Francis Maitland (male) 11/10/1851 - 12/19/1882 Scottish Trinity College, Cambridge

    Biologist; wrote The Elements of Embryology (1874) and other works.

    Baumann, Arthur Anthony (male) 01/01/1856 - 06/20/1936 Scottish Balliol College, Oxford

    Lawyer, author, newspaper editor, businessman and Conservative Party politician
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bayne, William (male) 04/13/1858 - 11/17/1922 Scottish

    Writer and lecturer; wrote about the poet James Thomson, edited an edition of Thomson's poems.

    Beattie, William (male) 02/23/1793 - 03/17/1875 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Physician to the Duke of Clarence; foreign secretary to British Archeological Society; travelled in France, Italy, Germany; wrote Journal of a Residence in Germany (1821), The Danube (1844), Life of Thomas Campbell (1848), other works. See Boase I: 211, ODNB.

    Bell, Arthur Fitzroy (male) 04/02/1864 Scottish

    In Wellesley as "Bell, Arthur F."; alive in 1943; information supplied by Don Montague, a great-great-great nephew.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bell, George Hamilton (male) 01/20/1794 - 04/19/1862 Scottish

    M.D. Of Edinburgh; residency surgeon in Madras; wrote A Treatise on Diseases of the Liver (1833).
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bell, Henry Glassford (male) 11/08/1803 - 01/07/1874 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Writer, editor, and advocate; wrote review articles and poems; started the Edinburgh Literary Journal; published Summer and Winter Hours (1831) and My Old Portfolio (1832); president of Glasgow Athenaeum. See Boase I: 227-8, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bell, Jonathan Anderson (male) 1809 - 02/28/1865 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Architect; secretary to the Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland; wrote Poems (privately printed, 1865). See Boase I: 229-30, ODNB.

    Bennoch, Francis (male) 06/25/1812 - 06/28/1890 Scottish

    Head of a wholesale silk business; London city councilman; wrote The Storm, and other Poems (1841), Sir Ralph de Rayne and Lilian Grey (1872), Poems, lyrics, songs and sonnets (1877). See Boase IV: 364-5.

    Black, William (male) 11/15/1841 - 12/10/1898 Scottish

    Journalist; came to London in 1864 and wrote for periodicals; worked for Morning Star; edited London Review, assistant editor Daily News; wrote over 30 novels including Love or Marriage (1868). Thanks to Levana Taylor for noting that various sources differ as to Black's precise birthdate. See Boase IV: 412, ODNB.

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