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Rutherford, Daniellocked

  • B. B. Woodward
  • , revised by Alexandra M. Lord


Rutherford, Daniel (1749–1819), physician and chemist, born at Edinburgh on 3 November 1749, was the son of John Rutherford (1695–1779), physician, and his second wife, Anne, née Mackay, and half-brother of Anne, the mother of Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832). Educated at first at home, he was sent, when seven years old, to the school of ...

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