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Fordyce [née Cumming], Henrietta (1734–1823), governess, was born in Scotland, lost her father at an early age, and was educated at home by her mother. From the age of twelve, when the death of her mother left her orphaned (and '...

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Liston, Sir Robert (1742–1836), tutor and diplomat, was born at Overtoun, Kirkliston, Linlithgowshire, on 8 October 1742, the second, and oldest surviving, son of Patrick Liston of Torbanehill (d. 1749) and Christian Dick (d. 1790). He studied for the Church of Scotland...