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1835 in Scotland

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1835 in Scotland
Centuries:  17th 18th 19th 20th 21st
Decades:  1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s

Events from the year 1835 in Scotland.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch — William IV
  • Law officers

  • Lord Advocate — Sir William Rae, Bt until April; then John Murray
  • Solicitor General for Scotland — Duncan McNeill; then John Cunninghame
  • Judiciary

  • Lord President of the Court of Session — Lord Granton
  • Lord Justice General — The Duke of Montrose
  • Lord Justice Clerk — Lord Boyle
  • Events

  • 21 January — Airdrie Savings Bank opens its doors to business; it will remain as an independent trustee savings bank into the 21st century.
  • 29 May — The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland confirms the Veto Act which allows a majority of heads of families to exclude a presentee from a parish, legislation which is subsequently ruled as invalid.
  • 3 July — Slamannan Railway authorised.
  • 21 July — Paisley and Renfrew Railway authorised.
  • Alloa Coal Company established as a partnership by William Mitchell and others to work coal pits in Clackmannanshire.
  • Roderick Murchison names the Silurian period in geology.
  • An edition of the Chronicle of Melrose edited by Joseph Stevenson is published in Edinburgh for the Bannatyne Club.
  • Births

  • 28 January — Robert Herbert Story, minister of the Church of Scotland and Principal of the University of Glasgow (died 1907)
  • February — James Davis, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross (died 1893)
  • 9 February — John Malcolmson, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross (died 1902 in London)
  • 3 March — William Fraser Rae, journalist and author (died 1905 in England)
  • 19 March — Edmund Montgomery, philosopher, scientist and physician (died 1911 in the United States)
  • 29 March
  • Madeleine Smith, socialite, accused in a murder trial (died 1928 in the United States)
  • James Taylor, tea planter (died 1892 in Ceylon)
  • 5 April — Donald Cameron, 24th Lochiel, diplomat and Conservative politician (died 1905)
  • 3 May — Edward Hargitt, ornithologist and landscape painter (died 1895)
  • 18 May — Sir Fitzroy Maclean, 10th Baronet, soldier and clan chief (died 1936)
  • 28 May — James Small, laird (died 1900)
  • 17 June — James Brunton Stephens, poet (died 1902 in Australia)
  • 20 June — Andrew Tennant, pastoralist (died 1913 in Australia)
  • 11 July — John Macvicar Anderson, architect (died 1915 in London)
  • 15 July — Louisa Stevenson, campaigner for women's rights (died 1908)
  • 21 July — Robert Munro, archaeologist (died 1920)
  • 27 July — William Boyd Stewart, minister of the Baptist church and educationalist (died 1912 in Canada)
  • 18 August — Robert Murdoch Smith, military engineer, archaeologist and diplomat (died 1900)
  • 5 September — Thomas Cadell, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross (died 1919)
  • 2 October — James Stirling, steam locomotive engineer (died 1917 in Ashford, Kent)
  • 25 October — William McTaggart, marine painter (died 1910)
  • 15 November — Archibald Scott Cleghorn, businessman who marries into the royal family of Hawaii (died 1910 in Hawaii)
  • 25 November — Andrew Carnegie, steel magnate and philanthropist (died 1919 in the United States)
  • 13 December — Archibald Hamilton Charteris, minister of the Church of Scotland and theologian (died 1906)
  • 28 December — Archibald Geikie, geologist (died 1924 in England)
  • James Park, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross (killed in action 1858 in India)
  • Mungo Park, golfer (died 1904)
  • Deaths

  • 14 April — Joseph Grant, poet (born 1805)
  • 5 June — Sir William Honyman, Lord Armadale, landowner and judge (born 1756)
  • 5 August — Thomas M'Crie the elder, minister of the church and historian (born 1772)
  • 16 September — Henry Belfrage, minister of the Secession church (born 1774)
  • 2 October — John Mackay Wilson, writer (born 1804)
  • 1 November — William Motherwell, poet (born 1797)
  • 9 November — Michael Scott, author and autobiographer who wrote under the pseudonym Tom Cringle (born 1789)
  • 21 November — James Hogg, "the Ettrick shepherd", poet and novelist (born 1770)
  • 21 December — Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet, agriculturalist, politician, economist and statistician (born 1754)
  • The Arts

  • 26 September — Première of Donizetti's opera Lucia di Lammermoor in Naples.
  • 30 December — Première of Donizetti's opera Maria Stuarda at La Scala in Milan.
  • Hugh Miller publishes Scenes and Legends in the North of Scotland.
  • References

    1835 in Scotland Wikipedia


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