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Cochrane, Kelso Benjamin (1926–1959), carpenter and murder victim  

Mark Olden

Cochrane, Kelso Benjamin ( 1926–1959 ), carpenter and murder victim , was born on 26 September 1926 in the small village of Johnson's Point, Antigua , the son of Stanley Cochrane , a carpenter and shipwright, and Johanna Valentine. He was one of eleven siblings and half-siblings. In 1942 he completed his education at the local government elementary school and began working with his father, who was renowned as one of the island's finest craftsmen. Opportunities were limited in Antigua , so in 1949 Cochrane migrated to Florida , where he worked as an agricultural


Herbert (d. 1164), bishop of Glasgow  

A. A. M. Duncan

Herbert ( d. 1164 ), bishop of Glasgow , was probably one of the first monks brought by Earl David from Tiron in France to found Selkirk Abbey about 1114, for he became its third abbot in 1119 and must have presided over its shift to Kelso about 1127. He failed in his hopes to become bishop of Durham when William Comyn was rejected there in 1142, but was elected to succeed John (another Tironensian monk) as bishop of Glasgow early in 1147. He was consecrated by Eugenius III at Auxerre on 24 August 1147, but during his episcopate ignored repeated


Hunter, John Kelso (1802–1873), portrait painter and author  

G. C. Boase

revised by Anne Pimlott Baker

Hunter, John Kelso ( 1802–1873 ), portrait painter and author , was born on 15 December 1802 at Dankeith, Ayrshire , the seat of Colonel William Kelso. His father, who died about 1810, had moved there from Chirnside, Berwickshire , in 1799 to work as a gardener. Hunter worked as a herd-boy on the estate, and was then apprenticed to a shoemaker. After his apprenticeship he moved to Kilmarnock and set himself up as a shoemaker, and also taught himself portrait painting. He later moved to Glasgow , where he worked both as an artist and as a shoemaker. In 1847