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...Brown, ThomasAbercrombie, John John Abercrombie was born in Aberdeen on 12 October 1780 and died suddenly in Edinburgh on 14 November 1844. He was the only son of the Revd George Abercrombie. His early education was in Aberdeen...
...Hay, David Ramsay David Ramsay Hay was born in Edinburgh in March 1798 and died there on 10 September 1866. His father died prematurely, leaving the family penniless, but he was provided with something of an education by David Ramsay...
...Royal Institute of Philosophy Harold F. Hallett was born in Steyning, Sussex and died in St Agnes on 24 April 1966. After receiving his early education in Brighton, Hallett trained as an engineer, earning a BSc (engineering) from the London...
...Dr. William Douglass, a product of the Scottish Enlightenment, brought new ideas of science and medicine to provincial New England. He helped professionalize American medicine with the controlled use of inoculation, identified scarlet fever...
...Chalmers, Thomas Thomas Chalmers was born in the East Fife coastal burgh of Anstruther on 17 March 1780 and died in Edinburgh on 30 May 1847. Educated at St Andrews and Edinburgh Universities, he was ordained as the Church of Scotland...
...Douglas, James James Douglas was born on 9 October 1790 at Cavers, near Hawick, Roxburghshire, and died there on 17 August 1861. He became laird of Cavers on the death of his father in 1815, and was one of the last in the male line...
...Alexander, William Lindsay William Lindsay Alexander, eldest son of a Baptist wine merchant, was born in Leith on 24 August 1808 and died in Musselburgh on 20 December 1884. Following schooling at Leith and East Linton, he entered Edinburgh...
...Ruskin, John Brown, John John Brown was born in Biggar, Lanarkshire on 22 September 1810 and died at his house in Rutland Street, Edinburgh on 11 May 1882. His father was the secession minister in Biggar. The family moved to Edinburgh...
...Croll, James James Croll was born in the village of Little Whitefield, Perthshire on 2 January 1821 and died in Perth on 15 December 1890. A gifted participant in the Victorian ethos of self-help, he was an autodidact who rose from a poor...
...Latta, Robert Robert Latta was born in Edinburgh on 15 June 1865 and died in Tonbridge on 18 February 1932. He was educated at the Royal High School in Edinburgh (1875–81) and at Edinburgh University, where he studied under A.C. Fraser...