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    Forbes, Henry Ogg (male) 01/30/1851 - 10/27/1932 Scottish University of Aberdeen; University of Edinburgh

    Explorer and naturalist; explored the Moluccas, Sumatra and New Guinea; Director of the Canterbury Museum in New Zealand; wrote Wanderings of a Naturalist in the Eastern Archipelago (1885)
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Geddes, William Duguid (male) 11/21/1828 - 02/09/1900 Scottish University of Aberdeen

    Professor of Greek at the University of Aberdeen; wrote A Greek Grammar (1855) and other works.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Halliday, Andrew (male) 1830 - 04/10/1877 Scottish University of Aberdeen

    Wrote for Morning Chronicle; contributed to Mayhew's London Labour (1851), wrote for All the year round (1861); wrote several successful plays. See Boase I: 1294-5, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Knowles, James Sheridan (male) 05/12/1784 - 11/30/1862 Irish University of Aberdeen

    Physician, actor, schoolmaster, and playwright; friend of Hazlitt, Coleridge, and Lamb; ran school in Glasgow; wrote the tragedy Caius Gracchus (1815); wrote several plays for William Macready. See Boase II: 259-60, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Leask, William Keith (male) 04/16/1857 - 05/02/1925 Scottish University of Aberdeen; Worcester College, Oxford

    Classics lecturer at the University of Aberdeen; wrote biographies of Hugh Miller and of James Boswell.

    Mackay, William Sinclair (male) 1807 - 1865 Scottish St. Andrews University; University of Aberdeen

    Missionary; arrived in India in 1831; editor of Calcutta Review starting 1849. See Robert Hunter, History of the Missions of the Free Church of Scotland in India and Africa (Edinburgh: T. Nelson and Sons, 1873) 61-2; Ecclegen: Ministers of the Free Church of Scotland 1843-1900,,%20WILLIAM%20SINCLAIR.

    Manson, James Bolivar (male) 1823 - 11/02/1868 Scottish University of Aberdeen

    Schoolmaster and journalist; schoolmaster at Bannockburn; editor of the Stirling Observer, the Northern Daily Express; on staff at the Edinburgh Daily Review; wrote The Bible in School (1852). See Boase II: 728.

    Minto, William (male) 10/10/1845 - 03/01/1893 Scottish University of Aberdeen; Merton College, Oxford

    Academic, critic, editor, journalist and novelist; wrote articles for the Examiner, the Daily News, and the Pall Mall Gazette; Professor of Logic and English Literature at Aberdeen; wrote Characteristics of English Poets from Chaucer to Shirley (1874) and other works.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Mitchell, Peter Chalmers (male) 11/23/1864 - 07/02/1945 Scottish University of Aberdeen; Christ Church, Oxford

    Zoologist, was Secretary of the Zoological Society of London from 1903 to 1935; directed the policy of the London Zoo

    Neil, Robert Alexander (male) 12/26/1852 - 06/19/1901 Scottish University of Aberdeen; Peterhouse, Cambridge

    Classical and oriental scholar; fellow of Pembroke college; expert on Sanskrit.

    Nicholson, Reynold A. (male) 08/18/1868 - 08/27/1945 English Trinity College, Cambridge; University of Aberdeen

    Orientalist; expert in Islamic literature; professor of Persian;

    Shand, Arthur Innes (male) 07/02/1832 - 09/20/1907 Scottish University of Aberdeen

    Barrister and author, known as a journalist, critic, biographer, novelist and travel writer
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Stuart, John (male) 1813 - 07/19/1877 Scottish University of Aberdeen

    Archivist and genealogist; secretary of the Society of Scottish Antiquaries, contributed to the Transactions of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. See Boase III: 809-10, ODNB.

    Stuart-Glennie, John Stuart (male) 1841 - 1910 Scottish University of Aberdeen

    Barrister, folklorist, and socialist; wrote In the Morningland or The law of the origin and transformation of Christianity (1873), Isis Or, the Origin of Christianity: As a Verification of an Ultimate Law of History (1878), and other works.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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