Poet James MacPherson died on 17th of February 1796.
Archaeology Results Published Online
Robert Foden gave a fascinating and extremely well researched talk on Tuesday the 12th of February on the role of the Jellicoe Express.
On February 10th 1868 Jedburgh born David Brewster, renowned scientist in the field of optics died.
On this day 3rd of January the poet Edwin Muir died in 1959.
For her work in the units in France and Salonika Mary was awarded the Médaille des Epidémies (en vermeil),The Order of St Sava and The Douseaus War Service Victory Medal.
“sma old pot stills of 300 gallons each one of these a veritable smugglers still of peculiar shape” which was formerly owned by a noted Law evader. He described the still house as being the oldest part of the work”
On this day the 27th of January 1820 a Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev discovered the continent of Antarctica.
On this day, 20th of January in 1937 the Scottish boxer, Benny Lynch, was crowned world flyweight champion.
Alice Lavender Lee was her stage name and she was a contemporary of Charlie Chaplin and Tyrone Power.