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NOTEWORTHY FAMILIES   i i

of the " Thornliebank Co.," for some time M. P. for Renfrewshire.

Sir James Crichton Browne (b. 1840), M. D., LL.D., F.R.S., Lord Chancellor's Visitor in Lunacy since 1 875 ; Vice-President and Treasurer Royal Institution since 1889 ; author of various works on mental and nervous diseases.

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me fa, Andrew Balfour, successful printer in Edinburgh ; collaborated with Sir David Brewster in production of the " Edinburgh Encyclopaedia," the forerunner of the " Ency. Brit." ; one of the leaders of the Free Church disruption.

fa, William Alexander Francis Browne, F. R. S. E., physician; largely instrumental in introducing humane methods for the treatment of the insane into Scotland ; was appointed First Scotch Commissioner in Lunacy ; author of works on mental diseases.

me bro, John Hutton Balfour (1808-1884), M. D., LL. D., F.R.S. and F.R. S. E., Professor of Botany at Glasgow, 1841 ; and at Edinburgh, 1845 ; wrote botanical text-books. - [" Dict. N.

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bro, John Hutton Balfour-Browne, K.C. (b. 1845), Leader of the Parliamentary Bar; Registrar and Secretary to Railway Comm., 1874; author of numerous legal works.-[" Who's Who."]

me bro son, Isaac Bayley Balfour, M. D., D. Sc., LL.D., F.R.S. (b. 1853), King's Botanist in Scot-