Born in 1818 just outside Perth in the parish of Aberdalgie, James Lorimer is known for his work on international law. In 1862 he was appointed Professor of Public Law at Edinburgh University. James Lorimer died in 1890. He published several books the most significant of which are: The Institutes […]
(1799-1884), judge, born on 18 January 1799 in the Gorbals, Glasgow. Apprenticeship as a law-agent then admitted a member of the Faculty of Advocates in 1821. In 1829 appointed sheriff-substitute of Dunblane and in 1833 sheriff-substitute of Perthshire. He wrote ‘A Digest of the Law of Scotland’, (1852-3). He published on […]
Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696-1782) – A Lord of Session and antiquarian, Lord Kames was also a land reformer, improving the Blair Drummond estates. Buried at Kincardine kirkyard (NS 719988).