Papers of Robert Lock Bremner, 1862-1918, lawyer

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Manuscripts from the library of Robert Lock Bremner undated

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Lock Bremner obtained his Master of Arts degree from the  University of Glasgow in  1886  and then received a Bachelor of Law degree. He practiced law until his death in  1918 . Bremner was also a historian and published several works, including: The Ancient Accounts Of The Battle Of Largs (1911 ) and The Norsemen In Alban (1923 ). He went on to do some social work with the Toynbee House, Charity Organisation Society and the Glasgow National Scottish Council for Women’s Trades. For the Council for Women’s Trades Bremner wrote The Case against Juvenile Street-Trading: with special references to Scotland (1914 ). Bremner also published the following works: The Modern Pilgrimage From Theology To Religion; Being Some Essays In That Direction (1904).

Source: G A Smith, Robert L Bremner in R L Bremner, The Norsemen in Alban (Glasgow, 1923), pp xi-xvii.


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Bequest : Robert Lock Bremner : 18 September 1919

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Compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 20 August 2004. Fonds level description compiled by Danielle West, Archive volunteer, June 2004.

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