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date: 12 November 2019

Monteith, Robertlocked

  • Bernard Aspinwall


Monteith, Robert (1811–1884), politician and philanthropist, was born in Glasgow on 23 December 1811, one of fourteen children, but the only surviving son, of the marriage between Henry Monteith (1765–1848) and Christina Cameron (1768–1818). Henry Monteith was a merchant landowner, twice lord provost of ...

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