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Demaus, Robert (1829–1874), schoolmaster and biographer, was educated at Edinburgh University, where he was signet medallist and graduated MA on 13 February 1850. He became master of the Breadalbane School at Aberfeldy in Perthshire, and in 1856 addressed a Letter to the Right Hon. Earl Granville, Lord President of the Council...

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George Lockhart of Carnwath (1681?–1731) by Sir John Baptiste de Medina, 1707 in a private Scottish collection; photograph courtesy the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Lockhart, George, of Carnwath (1681?–1731), Jacobite politician and memoirist, was the elder of two children of Sir George Lockhart of Carnwath (c. 1630–1689), lord president of the court of session, and his second wife, Philadelphia (b. 1655, d. in or after 1717)...

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Eric Sutherland Lomax (1919–2012) by unknown photographer, c.1939 © Writer Pictures

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Lomax, Eric Sutherland (1919–2012), prisoner of war and author, was born on 30 May 1919 at 11 Bedford Terrace, Portobello, Edinburgh, the only child of John Lomax (1878–1950), post office clerk, later post office manager, formerly a Stockport pawnbroker's assistant, and his wife, ...

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Mackenzie, George (1669–1725), physician and biographer, was born in Ross-shire on 10 December 1669, son of the Hon. Colin Mackenzie, soldier, second son of George Mackenzie, second earl of Seaforth, and Jean Lawrie (d. 1670/71), daughter of Dr Robert Lawrie, dean of ...

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Smith [née Grant], Elizabeth (1797–1885), diarist, was born on 7 May 1797 at 5 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, the eldest of five children of Sir John Peter Grant (1774–1848), laird of Rothiemurchus, advocate, MP, and judge, and his wife, Jane, daughter of Edmund Ironside...