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.

James Gordon, baillie

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

Peter Beatty

English racehorse owner, businessman and aristocrat

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.

Lady Rachel Workman MacRobert

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

Thomas Sheridan

Thomas Sheridan (1775 – 1817), known as Tom Sheridan, was the only son of the playwright and poet Richard Brinsley Sheridan and the soprano Elizabeth Ann Linley