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Calderwood, Henry (1808?–1865), missionary and government official, was born in Peebles, the son of Henry Calderwood (1772/3?–1842), and his wife, Elizabeth née Mudie (1773/4?–1835), members of the Secession church. He was educated at Edinburgh University and entered the Divinity Hall of the ...

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Gützlaff, Karl Friedrich August [Charles Gutzlaff] (1803–1851), missionary and civil servant, son of Johann Jakob Gützlaff (1767–1825), a tailor, and Maria Elisabeth Gützlaff, née Behneken (1767–1807), was born in Pyritz, province of Pomerania, Prussia, on 8 July 1803. Having attended Pyritz municipal school...

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Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff (1803–1851) by Richard James Lane, 1835 (after George Chinnery, exh. RA 1835) [in the dress of a Fokien sailor] © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Taylor, James (1813–1892), minister of the United Presbyterian church, civil servant, and historian, was born in Greenlaw, Berwickshire, on 18 March 1813, the son of Alexander Taylor, farmer, and his wife Violet, née Pringle. From the parochial school of his native district he passed to the ...