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Aberdeen (Aiberdeen,; Obar Dheathain; Aberdonia) is Scotland's third most populous city, one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas and the United Kingdom's 37th most populous built-up area, with an official population estimate of 196,670 for the city of Aberdeen and for the local authority area.
Aeneas James George Mackay (3 November 1839 – 10 June 1911) was a Scottish lawyer and academic, known as a legal and historical writer.
Alexander Davidson (17 May 1839 – 2 January 1908) was a Scottish architect active in Australia.
Alexander Hall and Sons was a shipbuilder that operated in Aberdeen from 1797 to 1957.
Alpha Centauri (α Centauri, abbreviated Alf Cen or α Cen) is the star system closest to the Solar System, being from the Sun.
Sir Andrew Halliday, KH (also spelt Hallidie; 17 March 1782 in Copewood, parish of Dryfesdale, Dumfries – 7 September 1839 in Dumfries) was a Scottish physician, reformer, and writer.
Andrew Dryburgh Provand (23 March 1838 – 18 July 1915) was a Scottish merchant strongly linked to Manchester and also a Liberal Party politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow Blackfriars and Hutchesontown from 1886 to 1900.
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Anne Jane Cupples, née Douglas (4 January 1839 – 14 November 1896) was a Scottish writer and populariser of science.
On the Roman calendar, this was known as the day before the nones of April (Pridie).
Archibald Alison FRS FRSE (13 November 175717 May 1839) was a Scottish episcopalian priest and essayist.
Arthur Lloyd (14 May 1839 – 20 July 1904) was a Scottish singer, songwriter, comedian and impresario.
The Atholl Highlanders is a Scottish ceremonial infantry regiment.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Bridgeton (Brigtoun, Baile na Drochaid) is a district to the east of Glasgow city centre.
Rt Hon Lord Charles Hope FRSE (29 June 1763 – 30 October 1851) was a Scottish politician and judge.
Charles Macintosh (1839–1922), known as 'the Perthshire Naturalist', was a musician and self-taught amateur naturalist from Inver, near Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland.
Chartism was a working-class movement for political reform in Britain that existed from 1838 to 1857.
Christian Ramsay, Countess of Dalhousie informally Lady Dalhousie, née Broun; (28 February 1786 – 22 January 1839) was a Scottish botanist and natural historian.
The City of Glasgow Bank is now largely known for its spectacular collapse in October 1878, ruining all but 254 of its 1,200 shareholders, whose liability was not limited.
A clipper was a very fast sailing ship of the middle third of the 19th century, generally either a schooner or a brigantine.
Consumers' co-operatives are enterprises owned by consumers and managed democratically which aim at fulfilling the needs and aspirations of their members.
David Boyle, Lord Boyle FRSE (26 July 1772 – 4 February 1853) was a Scottish judge.
David Clark was launched in 1816 and may have been broken up in at Batavia in 1854.
David Farquharson (17 November 1839 – 12 July 1907) was a Scottish painter.
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.
Donald MacKinnon (1839–1914), born on Colonsay, an island in the Scottish Inner Hebrides, was a Celtic scholar, the first elected Professor of Celtic languages, literature, history and antiquities at Edinburgh University, a chair he occupied from 1882 to the year of his death in 1914.
An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Eglinton Castle was a large Gothic castellated mansion in Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, Scotland.
The Eglinton Tournament of 1839 was a re-enactment of a medieval joust and revel held in Scotland on Friday 30 August.
Flora Clift Stevenson LLD (30 October 1839 – 28 September 1905) was a Scottish social reformer with a special interest in education for poor or neglected children, and in education for girls.
Galashiels (Gallae, An Geal Àth) is a town in the Scottish Borders and historic county of Selkirkshire, on the Gala Water river.
James Galloway Weir (6 July 1839 – 18 May 1911) was a Scottish businessman and Liberal Party politician.
The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is the sovereign and highest court of the Church of Scotland, and is thus the Church's governing body.
George Augustus Frederick John Murray, 6th Duke of Atholl, (20 September 1814 – 16 January 1864) was a Scottish peer and freemason.
Glasgow Green is a park in the east end of Glasgow, Scotland on the north bank of the River Clyde.
Greenock (Grianaig) is a town and administrative centre in the Inverclyde council area in Scotland and a former burgh within the historic county of Renfrewshire, located in the west central Lowlands of Scotland.
Hawick (Haaick, Hamhaig) is a town in the Scottish Borders council area and historic county of Roxburghshire in the east Southern Uplands of Scotland.
The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Professor James Blyth MA, LLD, FRSE FRSSA (4 April 1839 – 15 May 1906) was a Scottish electrical engineer and academic at Anderson's College, now the University of Strathclyde, in Glasgow.
James Caldwell (1839–1925) was a Scottish politician.
James Cleland (June 10, 1839 – March 11, 1908) was a Scottish-born merchant and political figure in Ontario, Canada.
James Murdoch Geikie PRSE FRS LLD (23 August 1839 – 1 March 1915) was a Scottish geologist.
James Ivory, Lord Ivory FRSE (1792 – 1866), was a Scottish judge.
James Mylne (Kinnaird, Gowrie, 3 September 1757 – 21 September 1839) was a Scottish philosopher and academic who was born in Perthshire in 1757 and educated at the University of St Andrews.
James Templeton & Co was a Glasgow-based textile company that grew to become one of the leading carpet manufacturers in Britain during the 19th and 20th centuries.
John Aitken, FRS, FRSE (18 September 1839 – 14 November 1919) was a Scottish meteorologist, physicist and marine engineer.
John Galt (2 May 1779 – 11 April 1839) was a Scottish novelist, entrepreneur, and political and social commentator.
John Mackay (26 March 1839 in Inverness, Scotland – 11 March 1914) was an explorer, sailor and harbourmaster, best known for founding the city of Mackay in Australia.
Sir John Archibald Murray of Henderland, Lord Murray, FRSE (1778–1859) was a Scottish judge and Senator of the College of Justice.
John Pettie (Edinburgh 17 March 1839 – 21 February 1893 Hastings) was a Scottish painter who spent most of his career in England.
Joseph Hunter (May 7, 1839 – April 8, 1935) was a Scottish-born surveyor, civil engineer and political figure in British Columbia.
Joseph Tait (October 21, 1839 – March 18, 1911) was an Ontario businessman and political figure.
Kirkpatrick Macmillan (2 September 1812 in Keir, Dumfries and Galloway – 26 January 1878 in Keir) was a Scottish blacksmith.
Her Majesty's Advocate, known as the Lord Advocate (Morair Tagraidh, Laird Advocat), is the chief legal officer of the Scottish Government and the Crown in Scotland for both civil and criminal matters that fall within the devolved powers of the Scottish Parliament.
The Lord Justice Clerk is the second most senior judge in Scotland, after the Lord President of the Court of Session.
The Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General is the most senior judge in Scotland, the head of the judiciary, and the presiding judge of the College of Justice, the Court of Session, and the High Court of Justiciary.
Lothian, Borders & Angus Co-operative Society Limited (Lothian Co-op), founded in 1839 in the Scottish Borders, was the oldest independent consumer co-operative in Scotland until it merged with The Co-operative Group in December 2008.
The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories.
Mungo Ponton FRS FRSE (20 November 1801 – 3 August 1880) was a Scottish inventor who in 1839 created a method of permanent photography based on potassium dichromate.
North Ayrshire (Siorrachd Àir a Tuath) is one of 32 council areas in Scotland.
Parallax is a displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight, and is measured by the angle or semi-angle of inclination between those two lines.
Photography is the science, art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film.
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Baronet KCB DCL FRS FRSE FLS PRGS PBA MRIA (22 February 1792 – 22 October 1871) was a Scottish geologist who first described and investigated the Silurian system.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland's national academy of science and letters.
A schooner is a type of sailing vessel with fore-and-aft sails on two or more masts.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (also known as the Scottish SPCA and SSPCA) is a charity to promote animal welfare in Scotland.
Selina Murray McDonald Sutherland (26 December 1839 – 8 October 1909) was a notable New Zealand nurse and social worker.
Sodium dichromate is the inorganic compound with the formula Na2Cr2O7.
Her Majesty's Solicitor General for Scotland (Àrd-neach-lagha a' Chrùin an Alba) is one of the Law Officers of the Crown, and the deputy of the Lord Advocate, whose duty is to advise the Crown and the Scottish Government on Scots Law.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
Thomas Henderson FRSE FRS FRAS (28 December 1798 – 23 November 1844) was a Scottish astronomer and mathematician noted for being the first person to measure the distance to Alpha Centauri, the major component of the nearest stellar system to Earth, the first to determine the parallax of a fixed star, and for being the first Astronomer Royal for Scotland.
A tournament, or tourney (from Old French torneiement, tornei) was a chivalrous competition or mock fight in Europe in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (12th to 16th centuries).
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Sir William Arrol (13 February 1839 – 20 February 1913) was a Scottish civil engineer, bridge builder, and Liberal Unionist Party politician.
William Grant (18 December 1839 – 1923) was a Scottish distiller and entrepreneur who founded William Grant & Sons, the manufacturer of Glenfiddich, as such, the first company in the world to market a true single malt whisky and a leading brand today.
Events from the year 1751 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1757 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1779 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1782 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1786 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1835 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1839 in the United Kingdom.
Events from the year 1893 in the United Kingdom.
Events from the year 1896 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1904 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1905 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1906 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1907 in Scotland.
The following lists events that happened during 1908 in Australia.
Events from the year 1908 in Canada.
The following lists events that happened during 1909 in the Commonwealth of Australia.
Events from the year 1911 in Canada.
Events from the year 1911 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1913 in Scotland.
1914 in Australia was dominated by the outbreak of World War I. Andrew Fisher, who became Prime Minister a month after Australia entered the war vowed that Australia would "stand beside our own to help and defend Britain to the last man and the last shilling." In 1914, the Australian war effort was dominated by recruiting and equipping a force to fight overseas.
Events from the year 1914 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1915 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1919 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1922 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1923 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1925 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1935 in Canada.