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Walter Young (minister)

Rev Dr Walter Young DD FRSE was an 18th/19th century Scottish minister of the Church of Scotland remembered primarily as a musician and collector of Scottish songs. He was an influence on Robert Burns. He made especial study of "luinigs" of the W ...

Boswell

Boswell, Oklahoma, a town Boswell, Indiana, a town Boswell Bay, Alaska, a place in Alaska Boswell, Pennsylvania, a borough

Mauchline Castle

Mauchline Castle, also known as Abbot Hunters Tower, is a rectangular tower house dating from the fifteenth century, in Mauchline, East Ayrshire, Scotland. The tower once formed part of a group of monastic buildings associated with Melrose Abbey, ...

John Burgess

John Burgess may refer to: John Burgess actor 1933–2010, actor John Burgess rugby player 1928–2015, Irish rugby union player John S. Burgess 1920–2007, Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives and Lieutenant Governor of Vermont John Burges ...

Grafton Galleries

The Grafton Galleries, often referred to as the Grafton Gallery, was an art gallery in Mayfair, London. The French art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel showed the first major exhibition in Britain of Impressionist paintings there in 1905. Roger Frys two f ...

BM

Beautiful music, a radio format BM album, a 2008 Barbara Morgenstern album Bachelor of Music, an academic degree B minor, a musical chord Bm

Cumnock

Cumnock is a town in East Ayrshire, Scotland. The town sits at the confluence of the Glaisnock Water and the Lugar Water. There are three neighbouring housing projects which lie just outside the town boundaries, Craigens, Logan and Netherthird, w ...

Doune

Doune is a burgh in the district of Stirling, Scotland. Dounes postal address places the town in Perthshire which is also its Registration County, although administratively Doune is under the control of Stirling Council. Doune is assigned Falkirk ...

Edward Skinner (architect)

Edward Skinner was a British architect who was responsible for designing a number of landmark buildings in Ceylon. Edward Skinner was born on 15 March 1869 in Inverurie, Scotland. In 1885 he was articled to John Rust. He left to join a London bas ...

Coathill Hospital

The facility has its origins in the Old Monkland Poorhouse which was designed by Robert Baird and opened in 1861. A fever hospital was built on the south part of the site in the late 19th century. It became the Old Monkland Home Poor Law Institut ...

Strathmartine Hospital

Strathmartine Hospital was a health facility in Craigmaill Road, Strathmartine, Angus, Scotland. It was managed by NHS Tayside. It remains a Category B listed building.

Cullen House

Cullen House is a large house, now divided into fourteen separate dwellings, about 1 kilometre south west of the coastal town of Cullen in Moray, Scotland. Originally built between 1600 and 1602, incorporating some of the fabric of a medieval bui ...

William Stirling

William Stirling may refer to: William George Stirling fl. 2018, physicist, 2018 winner of Presidents Medal of the IOP William Stirling footballer, died 1914 Scottish footballer of the late 19th-century William Stirling Dunblane, architect Willia ...

Donald Munro (moderator)

The Rev Dr Donald Munro DD was a Scottish minister in the 19th and 20th centuries, who served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland in 1919.

Robert Stodart Wyld

He was born on 16 April 1808, the son of Leith wine merchant James Wyld of Gilston 1776–1860 and his wife, Marion Stodart. The family lived at Tolbooth Wynd in Leith. In 1810, the family moved to Bonnington Bank House, west of Leith. Robert was e ...

Penkill Castle

Penkill Castle is a 16th-century castle with later additions. It is situated around half a mile south of the village of Old Dailly, to the north-east of Girvan in south Ayrshire, Scotland.

John Dillon (disambiguation)

John Dillon was an Irish nationalist politician. John Dillon may also refer to: John Dillon footballer, born 1978, Scottish footballer John Dillon footballer, born 1942, Scottish footballer for Sunderland John Blake Dillon 1814–1866, Irish writer ...

Aylett

Aylett may refer to: Aylett Hawes Buckner 1816–1894, U.S. Representative from Missouri Aylett Hawes 1768–1833, nineteenth century politician and planter from Virginia Aylett, Virginia, unincorporated community in King William County, Virginia, Un ...

William Murdoch (disambiguation)

William Murdoch was a Scottish engineer and inventor. William Murdoch may also refer to: Billy Murdoch 1854–1911, Australian crickets greatest batsman of the 19th century William Murdoch poet 1823–1887, Canadian poet W.C.W. Murdoch 1914–1987, Sco ...

Edward Kelly

Ed Kelly baseball 1888–1928, American baseball player Eddie Kelly footballer born 1951, Scottish footballer Edward Kelly Judoka 1981-, English International Judoka Edward I. Kelly Sr. 1921–2004, American racehorse trainer Ed Kelly born 1948, U.S ...

Willie Brown

Willie Brown American football, born 1942 1942–2018, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Willie Brown American football 1940-2019, American football Hall-of-Fame cornerback Willie Brown golfer c. 1858–?, 19th century Scottish golfer Willie Brown rugby lea ...

John Grant

John Grant pipe-major 1876–1961, Scottish bagpipe player Johnny Grant radio personality 1923–2008, American radio personality John Grant author 1949–2020, pseudonym used by science fiction writer Paul Le Page Barnett John Grant musician born 1968 ...

Tom Brown

Tom Brown end 1921–2013, former NFL player; played collegiately at the College of William & Mary Tom Brown footballer, born 1968, Scottish former footballer Tom Brown tackle 1890–1972, former "Ohio League" football player, played collegiately at ...

John Donnelly

John Donnelly may refer to: John Aiden Donnelly born 1952, Gardai officer and recipient of the Scott Medal John Donnelly footballer, born 1961, Scottish footballer Motherwell, Leeds United John Donnelly whaler 1822–1904, New Zealand whaler and go ...

James McDougall

James, Jim or Jimmy McDougall or MacDougall may refer to: James A. McDougall 1817–1867, American politician from California James McDougall academic born 1974, British historian and Oxford academic James McDougall explorer, 19th century explorer ...

Leonard Cecil Howitt

Leonard Cecil Howitt – often referred to as L. C. Howitt – served in both World Wars and was Manchester City Councils chief architect from 1946 until he retired in 1961.

Union Bridge, Aberdeen

Union Bridge is a bridge on Union Street, Aberdeen, Scotland. It is the largest single-span granite bridge in the world, at 130 feet. It was built by Thomas Fletcher under some influence from Thomas Telford. It is a Category B listed building wit ...

Embo

Embo is a village in the Highland Council Area in Scotland and the former postal county of Sutherland, about 2 miles NNE of Dornoch. On 16 July 1988, Embo declared itself independent from the rest of the United Kingdom for one day. The Prime Mini ...

PLANT Architect Inc.

PLANT Architect Inc. is a Toronto based interdisciplinary firm founded in 1994 by Chris Pommer, Lisa Rapoport and Mary Tremain. Areas of practice for this firm include; architecture, landscape architecture, installation art and much more. With a ...

Bowling Green Offices Building

The Bowling Green Offices Building is an office building located at 11 Broadway, across from Bowling Green park in the Financial District of Manhattan in New York City. The 21-story building, erected between 1895 and 1898, is 272.5 feet tall. The ...

Powick

Powick is a village and civil parish in the Malvern Hills district of Worcestershire, England, located two miles south of the city of Worcester and four miles north of Great Malvern. The parish includes the village of Callow End and the hamlets o ...

Ralph De Voil

Ralph De Voil was a priest who worked as a missionary for the Anglican Church in Melanesia. De Voil was born at Clifton, Bristol on 10 January 1903; and educated at the University of Leeds and the College of the Resurrection. He was ordained deac ...

Murdoch MacRae

Rev Murdoch MacRae MA) was a 20th-century Scottish minister. He served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland in 1951.

Alexander Adamson

Alexander Adamson was Provost of St Andrews Cathedral, Aberdeen from 1978 to 1983. to 2008. Adamson went to school in Springburn and was the Glasgow Welfare Department until he enlisted in the RAF in 1941. When peace returned he worked for the Na ...

Farquhar Matheson

The Rev Farquhar Matheson was a 20th-century Scottish minister, who served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland in 1939.

William John Cameron

William John Cameron) was a 20th century Scottish minister. He twice served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland: in 1962 and 1977.

John MacKay MacLennan

Reverend John MacKay MacLennan was a 20th-century Scottish minister, who served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland in 1938.

Duncan Leitch (minister)

The Rev Duncan Leitch MA was a 20th century Scottish minister, who served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland in 1952.

Judge Graham

Judge Graham may refer to: James L. Graham born 1939, United States federal judge Donald L. Graham born 1948, United States federal judge Thomas Graham barrister 1860–1940, South African judge James Graham, 3rd Duke of Montrose 1755–1836, Lord Ju ...

The Pleasance (street)

The Pleasance is a street just outside the Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland, a remnant of the Flodden Wall flanking the west side of the street between Drummond Street and the Cowgate. Historically, the street was one of the main routes into Edinb ...

Alexander Scott

Alexander Scott 20th-century poet 1920–1989, Scottish poet, playwright and campaigning scholar Alexander Scott painter 1872–1925, British painter Alexander "Scotty" Scott, spy played by Bill Cosby in the television series I Spy Alexander Scott 16 ...

John Findlay

John Findlay may refer to: John Findlay U.S. politician 1766–1838, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania John Van Lear Findlay 1839–1907, U.S. Representative from Maryland John Findlay New Zealand politician 1862–1929, New Zealand politician of t ...

John McConnell

John H. McConnell 1923–2008, industrialist, philanthropist, and founder of the Columbus Blue Jackets John P. McConnell businessman, CEO of Worthington Industries John Wilson McConnell 1877–1963, Canadian businessman, newspaper publisher, and phil ...

Vukasin Radisic

Vukasin Radisic was a Serbian diplomat, poet, translator, and professor of the Greek language. Radisic was one of the first Serbian classical philologists known to have taught poetics.

Mihajlo Mihajlov

Mihajlo Mihajlov was a Serbian author, academic and publicist. Mihajlov became one of the best-known and most prominent dissidents in Yugoslavia and all of Eastern Europe after his arrest in 1965 and subsequent trial and conviction for which he s ...

John Meyer

John P. Meyer 1920–2013, American politician and judge John Meyer Illinois politician 1852–1895, American politician and lawyer John R. Meyer legislator 1930–2010, American physicist and politician in Wisconsin John Ambrose Meyer 1899–1969, Maryl ...

John Briscoe

Jack or John Brisco or Briscoe may refer to: John Ivatt Briscoe, 19th-century English politician Sir John Geoffrey James Briscoe, 6th Baronet born 1994 of the Briscoe baronets John Briscoe water engineer 1948–2014, South African-born environmenta ...

Makoti Khawula

Makoti Sibongile Khawula is a Zulu South African politician and previous anti-apartheid activist from KwaZulu-Natal serving as a Member of the National Assembly of South Africa for the Economic Freedom Fighters party since 2014. Khawula is known ...

Burrill (disambiguation)

Burrill Lake, New South Wales, village in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia Mount Burrill, mountain on the eastern edge of Malta Burrillville, Rhode Island Burrill with Cowling, civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Y ...

Hwang Myung

Hwang Myung was a Korean poet. His earlier poems, which date back to the 1950s, explored historical themes and the possibility of finding hope in a society laid waste and mired in despair in the aftermath of the Korean War. His later work branche ...