Biographical Notes

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 UCC/2/9/1/1/662
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 B1(55)
  • Dates of Creation
      1908
      n.d.
  • Physical Description
      26 sheets

Scope and Content

Bundle of notes produced by Alexander Gordon during the composition of Dictionary of National Biography entries for Unitarian ministers associated with Edinburgh. Also contains 3 pieces of correspondence related to Edinburgh chapels and a newspaper obituary of Hugh Hutton Stannus (son of B.T. Stannus).

Notes on the following individuals: 

  • Patrick Cannon (1791-1877)
  • Thomas Crompton Holland (1794-1861)
  • John Oliver Squier (1798-1873)
  • William Johnstone Bakewell (1794-1861)
  • Isaac Perry (d. 1830)
  • Thomas May (d. 1842)
  • Phililp Harwood (1809-1887)
  • Robert Edward Barnes Maclellan (1807-1893)
  • Richard Shaen (1817-1894)
  • John Gordon (1807-1880)
  • Bartholemew Teeling Stannus (1801-1858)
  • Brief note on Thomas Southwood Smith