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Henry Duncan (1774–1846) by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, c. 1843–6 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Duncan, Henry (1774–1846), Church of Scotland minister and savings bank founder, was born at Lochrutton, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 8 October 1774, the third son of the minister George Duncan (1738–1807) and his first wife, Anne M'Murdo (d. 1824). He was educated at Dumfries Academy...


Stephen, George, Baron Mount Stephen (1829–1921), financier and philanthropist, was born at Dufftown, Banffshire, on 5 June 1829. He was the oldest of the eight children born to William Stephen, a carpenter, and his wife, Elspet, daughter of John Smith, of Knockando. Stephen...


Templeton, Sir John Marks (1912–2008), investment adviser and philanthropist, was born on 29 November 1912 in Winchester, Tennessee, USA, one of two sons of Harvey Maxwell Templeton, a lawyer who also dealt in property, and his wife, Vella, née Handly. Inheriting his parents' active presbyterianism, ...