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Ker [Kerr], Mark (1517–1584), landowner and administrator, second son of Sir Andrew Ker (d. 1526) of Cessford, Roxburghshire, and Agnes, daughter of Sir Patrick Crichton of Cranstoun Riddel, Edinburghshire, was born in Edinburgh Castle, of which Sir Patrick was then keeper. After graduating MA from ...

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Stuart, James (1775–1849), landowner, politician, and factory inspector, was the eldest son of Dr Charles Stuart (1745/6–1826), of Dunearn in Fife, and Mary, the daughter of the Revd Dr John Erskine. His father was minister of Cramond, on the Firth of Forth, and later a physician in ...