Paterson, Robert [nicknamed Old Mortality]
- Arthur Sherbo
Paterson, Robert [nicknamed Old Mortality] (bap. 1716, d. 1801), stonemason, was born at Haggisha, in the parish of Hawick, and baptized on 25 April 1716, the youngest son of Walter Paterson, farmer, and his wife, Margaret Scott. In his thirteenth year he served an apprenticeship under his brother ...