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Kydd, Samuel McGowan (1815–1892), Chartist and barrister, was born on 22 February 1815 in Arbroath, Forfarshire, the second son of James Kydd, a currier. He first came to public attention in 1837 in York when he issued a pamphlet which contributed to a national debate about joint-stock banks; his arguments that such banks should issue paper money were an early indication of a deep interest in financial and economic matters. ...

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See Weaver, Gertrude Baillie- [née Gertrude Renton; pseud. Gertrude Colmore]