- T. F. Henderson
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Heron, Robert (1764–1807), journalist and author, son of John Heron, a weaver, was born in New Galloway, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 6 November 1764. He was taught privately by his mother until his ninth year, when he was sent to the parish school. He was precocious, and at the age of eleven became a pupil-teacher; at fourteen he was appointed master of the parochial school of ...