Perth Grammar School

William Murray, first Earl of Mansfield ~ Judge and Politician

William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield: (March 2, 1705 – March 20, 1793), was a British judge and politician who reached high office in the House of Lords. He was born at Scone¬†a younger son of David Murray, 4th Viscount of Stormont (c.1665-1731), a member of a Jacobite family. William […]

Thomas Young or Yonge ~ Minister and Religious Figure

Thomas Young or Yonge ~ Master of Jesus in Jesus Chapel (1644-50). Born at Luncarty in Perthshire, 1587; son of a Scottish minister – vocal Presbyterian (parishes included Pitcairne, Auchtergaven, Redgorton and Luncarty). Educated at Grammar School, Perth, and the¬†University of St Andrew, where he graduated MA in 1606. Tutoring […]