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Dunlop, Alexander Colquhoun-Stirling-Murray- (1798–1870), lawyer and politician, was born in Keppoch, Dunbartonshire, on 27 December 1798, the son of Alexander Dunlop (1766–1840), of Keppoch, and his second wife, Margaret Colquhoun (1768–1818), of Kenmure, Lanarkshire, eldest daughter of William Colquhoun. Dunlop's half-brothers were John Dunlop...

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Innes, Alexander Taylor (1833–1912), lawyer and church historian, was born on 18 December 1833 at Tain, Ross and Cromarty, the son of Alexander Innes, accountant and bank agent, and his wife, Martha Taylor. He was educated at the Royal Academy in Tain and, from 1848, at the ...

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Maitland, Edward Francis, Lord Barcaple (1808–1870), lawyer, was born on 16 April 1808 in Edinburgh, the fifth son of Adam Maitland (d. 1843), landed proprietor, of Dundrennan, Kirkcudbrightshire, and his wife, Stewart McWhann. He was educated at the high school and then the ...

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McGlashan, John (1802–1864), lawyer, was born on 7 November 1802 in Cannongate, Edinburgh, the eldest son of John McGlashan, auctioneer, furniture dealer, valuer, and warehouseman, and his wife, Mary, née Fraser. He was educated at Edinburgh high school from 1815 to 1818 before attending classes at ...

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Moncreiff, James Wellwood, first Baron Moncreiff of Tulliebole (1811–1895), lawyer and politician, was born at Edinburgh on 29 November 1811, the second of the eight children of Sir James Wellwood Moncreiff, ninth baronet (1776–1851), lawyer, and Ann (d. 1843), daughter of George Robertson...

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Robert Munro, Baron Alness (1868–1955) by Bassano, 1922 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Munro, Robert, Baron Alness (1868–1955), lawyer and politician, was born on 28 May 1868 at Alness, Ross-shire, the eldest son of Alexander Rose Munro (1835–1903), Free Church minister, and his wife, Margaret (d. 1920), daughter of John Sinclair, minister of Bruan, Caithness...