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Craigie Mason Aitchison, Lord Aitchison (1882–1941) by Stanley Cursiter, 1937 in the collection of the Faculty of Advocates; photograph courtesy the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Aitchison, Craigie Mason, Lord Aitchison (1882–1941), judge, was born at the manse, Erskine, Falkirk, on 26 January 1882, the second son of the Revd James Aitchison, minister of the United Presbyterian church, and his wife, Elizabeth Mason Craigie. He was educated at Falkirk high school...

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Dunlop, Alexander Colquhoun-Stirling-Murray- (1798–1870), lawyer and politician, was born in Keppoch, Dunbartonshire, on 27 December 1798, the son of Alexander Dunlop (1766–1840), of Keppoch, and his second wife, Margaret Colquhoun (1768–1818), of Kenmure, Lanarkshire, eldest daughter of William Colquhoun. Dunlop's half-brothers were John Dunlop...

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Edalji, Shapurji (1841/2–1918), Church of England clergyman and victim of racial harassment, was born in Bombay, in late 1841 or early 1842, son of Doralji Edalji, a Parsi merchant. Educated at Elphinstone College, he was converted to Christianity in 1856, aged fourteen, by the ...

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Fraser, Patrick, Lord Fraser (1817–1889), jurist and judge, third son and the fourth of at least eight children of Patrick or Peter Fraser (c.1777–1850) flax dresser, of Perth, and his wife, Ann Fraser (c.1790–1854), also a flax dealer, was born at ...

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Innes, Alexander Taylor (1833–1912), lawyer and church historian, was born on 18 December 1833 at Tain, Ross and Cromarty, the son of Alexander Innes, accountant and bank agent, and his wife, Martha Taylor. He was educated at the Royal Academy in Tain and, from 1848, at the ...

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Jameson, Andrew, Lord Ardwall (1845–1911), judge, was born at Ayr on 5 July 1845, the eldest son of Andrew Jameson, barrister and sheriff of Aberdeen and Kincardine (who had earlier revised the Maltese constitution), and his wife, Alexander, daughter of Alexander Colquhoun Campbell...

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Maitland, Edward Francis, Lord Barcaple (1808–1870), lawyer, was born on 16 April 1808 in Edinburgh, the fifth son of Adam Maitland (d. 1843), landed proprietor, of Dundrennan, Kirkcudbrightshire, and his wife, Stewart McWhann. He was educated at the high school and then the ...

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McGlashan, John (1802–1864), lawyer, was born on 7 November 1802 in Cannongate, Edinburgh, the eldest son of John McGlashan, auctioneer, furniture dealer, valuer, and warehouseman, and his wife, Mary, née Fraser. He was educated at Edinburgh high school from 1815 to 1818 before attending classes at ...

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Moncreiff, James Wellwood, first Baron Moncreiff of Tulliebole (1811–1895), lawyer and politician, was born at Edinburgh on 29 November 1811, the second of the eight children of Sir James Wellwood Moncreiff, ninth baronet (1776–1851), lawyer, and Ann (d. 1843), daughter of George Robertson...

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Moncreiff, Sir James Wellwood, ninth baronet, Lord Moncreiff (1776–1851), judge, was born on 13 September 1776, the second son of the Revd Sir Henry Moncreiff Wellwood, eighth baronet (1750–1827), of Tulliebole, Kinross-shire, and Susan (d. 1826), daughter of James Roberston Barclay of ...

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Robert Munro, Baron Alness (1868–1955) by Bassano, 1922 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Munro, Robert, Baron Alness (1868–1955), lawyer and politician, was born on 28 May 1868 at Alness, Ross-shire, the eldest son of Alexander Rose Munro (1835–1903), Free Church minister, and his wife, Margaret (d. 1920), daughter of John Sinclair, minister of Bruan, Caithness...

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Rainy, Harry (1792–1876), expert in forensic medicine, was born at Creich, Sutherland, on 20 October 1792, the youngest son of the Revd George Rainy (1733/4–1810), minister of Creich, and his wife, Anne (1750–1833), daughter of the Revd Gilbert Robertson of Kincardine. His elder brother was the merchant and slave owner, ...

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Speirs, (Robert Cunningham) Graham (1797–1847), Sheriff of Midlothian, was born on 15 June 1797, and baptized at Fintry, Stirlingshire, on 11 July 1797, the second son of Peter Speirs (1761–1829) of Culcreuch and his wife Martha Harriett, née Graham...