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John Glaister (1856–1932) by William Somerville Shanks, 1917 © reserved / Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow


Glaister, John (1856–1932), expert in medical jurisprudence and public health, was born on 9 March 1856 in the county town of Lanark, the eldest of four children born to Joseph Glaister (1830–1871) and Marion Hamilton Weir (1832–1871), small property owners, grocers, and spirit merchants. ...


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Monro, Charles Henry (1835–1908), jurist and benefactor, was born in London on 17 March 1835, the second of three sons of Cecil Monro, chief registrar of the court of chancery, and his wife, Elizabeth, the daughter of Colonel Henry Howe Knight-Erskine of Pittodrie...