Buchanan, Robert (1786–1873), logician and playwright, was a cadet of the clan Buchanan. He was born on 16 February 1786 at Trean, Callander, the son of John Buchanan, a farmer. He graduated MA from the University of Glasgow in 1808, where he specially distinguished himself in the philosophy classes. He was for a period tutor in the family of ...
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Finlayson, James (1758–1808), Church of Scotland minister and university teacher, was born on 2 March 1758 at his family's farm at Nether Cambushenie, Dunblane, Perthshire, the eldest son of William Finlayson. He was educated first at a local school in Kinbuck, then at the grammar school in ...
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Jardine, George (1742–1827), logician and university administrator, was born at Wandal, in Lanarkshire, the son of William Jardine, a landholder in that county, and his wife, the daughter of the landowning Weir of Birkwood. He attended his local parish school at Lamington before entering ...