Clouston, Sir Thomas Smith (1840–1915), asylum physician, was born on 22 April 1840 at Nisthouse, Orkney, the youngest of the four sons of Robert Clouston, an Orkney laird, and Janet Smith of Stromness. He was educated at West End Academy in Aberdeen, studied medicine at ...
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Mitchell, Sir Arthur (1826–1909), commissioner in lunacy for Scotland and antiquary, born at Elgin, Moray, on 19 January 1826, was the son of George Mitchell, CE, and his wife, Elizabeth Cant. He was educated at Elgin Academy and graduated MA at Aberdeen University...
Skae, David (1814–1873), physician and asylum superintendent, was born in Edinburgh on 5 July 1814, one of the two sons of David Skae, builder and architect, and his wife, Helen Lothian. As both Skae's parents died while he was a child, he moved to ...