See also:antiquary, was
See also:born at
See also:Aberdeen on the 17th of May 181o, the son of a small shopkeeper . He was educated in Marischal
See also:College in Aberdeen and was for some years engaged in
See also:literary and
See also:work there and in
See also:Glasgow and
See also:Edinburgh . In 1839 he helped to found the Spalding
See also:Club, organized to publish the
See also:historical, genealogical, topographical and literary remains of the
See also:north-eastern counties of Scotland, and he edited eight of its
See also:thirty-eight volumes . In 1853 he was appointed curator of the historical and antiquarian department of the General
See also:House, Edinburgh, hitherto a subordinate and unimportant
See also:office, but which, in his hands, became of the first consequence to the interests of antiquarian literature in Scotland . His inventory of the
See also:property and jewels of Mary
See also:Queen of Scots, prefaced by a paper of
See also:great learning and
See also:research, and his essays on Scottish architecture, preceded his greatest work, published by the
See also:Bannatyne Club (1866), Concilia Scotiae, Ecclesiae Scoticanae Statuta . In 1864 the University of Edinburgh conferred upon him the honorary degree of LL.D . He died on the 13th of
See also:December 1866 .
GEORGE CROOM ROBERTSON (1842-1892)
THOMAS WILLIAM ROBERTSON (1829-1871)
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