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Douglas, Sir Robert, of Glenbervie, sixth baronet (1694–1770), genealogist, was the son of Sir Robert Douglas of Glenbervie (c.1662–1748), fourth baronet, and his second wife, Janet Paterson (1655–1750). His father, who inherited the baronetcy from a cousin in 1692, changed the name of his lands at ...

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Forbes, Duncan (b. in or after 1643, d. 1704), genealogist and politician, was the eldest son of John Forbes (d. c.1688) of Culloden, Inverness-shire, provost of Inverness, and Anna, daughter of Alexander Dunbar of Grange. His parents were married in 1643, and ...

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Fraser, Sir William (1816–1898), genealogist and archivist, was born at Links of Arduthie, by Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, on 18 February 1816. Though his father, James (d. 1834), and grandfather William were stonemasons, Fraser's paternal forebears came of farming stock in Strathspey and Stratha'an...

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Paul, Sir James Balfour (1846–1931), herald and genealogist, was born in Edinburgh on 16 November 1846, the younger of two sons of the Revd John Paul (1796–1873), minister of St Cuthbert's, Edinburgh, and moderator of the general assembly of the Church of Scotland...