Buchanan, Claudius (1766–1815), East India Company chaplain, was born on 12 March 1766 at Cambuslang, a village near Glasgow, the second son of Alexander Buchanan (d. 1788), schoolmaster at Inveraray, Argyll, and his wife, the daughter of Claudius Somers. He commenced his education at ...
E. I. Carlyle
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Ewing, Sir (James) Alfred (1855–1935), engineer and cryptographer, was born on 27 March 1855 at 109 Nethergate, Dundee, the youngest of the three sons of James Ewing (1810–1886), minister of St Andrew's Free Church, Dundee, and his wife, Marjory, eldest daughter of John Ferguson...
Middleton, Charles, first Baron Barham (1726–1813), naval officer and administrator, the twelfth child and second son of Robert Middleton, a collector of customs at Bo'ness in Linlithgowshire, and his wife, Helen, the daughter of Charles Dundas of Arniston, was born at Leith on 14 October 1726. His grandfather, ...
Murray, James (1722–1794), army officer and colonial governor, was born on 21 January 1722, at Ballencrieff, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, the fifth son of Alexander Murray, fourth Lord Elibank (1677–1736), and his wife, Elizabeth (1684–1756), the daughter of George Stirling, a surgeon and the MP for ...
Christopher D. S. Field
Reid [formerly Robertson], John (1722