People (11 pages found in this category)

Arthur John Lewis Gordon

Diplomat, artist and collector; owner of Ellon Castle from 1880s.

Eleanor Thornton

Inspiration for the Rolls-Royce flying lady mascot.

Eliza Armstrong

Young girl at the centre of a major prostitution scandal in 1885 that led to the age of consent for females being raised from 13 to 16.

Gertrude Agnew

Biography of socialite Gertrude Vernon, Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, who gained prestige and notoriety from her portrait by artist John Singer Sargent.

Hugh Stowell

Church of England clergyman with a reputation as a vigorous firebrand of a preacher.

James Gordon, baillie

Affluent merchant, baillie of Edinburgh, and owner Fortalice of Ardgith, now Ellon Castle.

Jonathan Tyers

Proprietor of New Spring Gardens, later known as Vauxhall Gardens, a popular pleasure garden in Kennington, London.

Joseph Denison (banker)

A wealthy banker and owner of the Denbies estate in Surrey.

Lady Rachel Workman MacRobert

Geologist, cattle breeder, an active feminist and creator of the MacRobert Trust, a charity that supports the RAF and others

Peter Beatty

English racehorse owner, businessman and aristocrat