First Baron Aberconway

First Baron Aberconway

Politician. Born Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren in Edinburgh. He began his career in journalism before turning to the law. Elected as an M.P. in 1880. Member of the Privy Council. Became Baron Abe...

Person, Industry, Journalism / Publishing, Law, Politics & Administration, Scotland, Wales

1 memorial
Sir Ralph Abercromby

Sir Ralph Abercromby

Soldier and politician. Born Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Lieutenant-general in the army. Served in the Napoleonic Wars. Died following a hit at a battle, a victory, near Alexandria.

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Egypt, Scotland

1 memorial
Adam brothers

Adam brothers

The four Adam brothers: John (1721-1792, born Edinburgh), Robert - the important one, James and William, (1738-1822, suicide) together designed classical buildings. Father was an architect. Ini...

Group, Architecture, Property, Scotland

1 memorial
James Adam

James Adam

Born Edinburgh. Died 13 Albemarle Street. By 1754 had joined the family architectural firm. One of four Adam brothers.

Person, Architecture, Scotland

1 memorial
Robert Adam

Robert Adam

Born in Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire, Scotland. Died 13 Albemarle Street and is buried in Westminster Abbey. Robert is the most celebrated of the four Adam brothers, who together designed classical build...

Person, Architecture, Seriously Famous, Scotland

4 memorials
Craigie Aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

Born Edinburgh. Studied law at Middle Temple in 1948 and then in 1950 returned to Edinburgh to paint. Back in London 1952-4 at the Slade School. He returned to Scotland, but in 1963 he moved to the...

Person, Art, Scotland

1 memorial
John Alcindor

John Alcindor

Doctor. Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (his birth date may have been the 9th of July 1873). He won a scholarship in 1892, which paid for his passage to Britain, where he studied in Edinburgh and G...

Person, Medicine, Nationalism, Caribbean Islands, Scotland

1 memorial
George Alexander

George Alexander

Architectural sculptor, wood carver, modeller, metalwork designer, medallist. Born Glasgow. Worked as an architectural sculptor in Glasgow before 1901, then moved to London to study at the Royal A...

Person, Sculpture, Scotland

2 memorials
James Anderson

James Anderson

Leading Seaman James Anderson was born on 28 January 1893 in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, the eldest of the five children of Malcom Anderson (1864-1929) and Annie Anderson née Fraser (b.1862). In...

War dead, War Memorial WW1, Scotland

1 memorial
AOP, Another Orkney Production

AOP, Another Orkney Production

We know that AOP produced the Jellicoe plaques in c.2017, but apart from that we can find nothing. At a guess - they produce things and they are based in Orkney.

Group, Craft / Design, Scotland

1 memorial
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