12 NOTEWORTHY FAMILIES
land ; Regius Keeper of Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh ; Professor of Botany at Glasgow and at Oxford, and since 1888 at Edinburgh.-[" Who's Who."]
Sir John Scott Burdon-Sanderson, Bart.,
cr. 1899, M. D., D.C.L., LL.D., D. Sc., F.R.S. ; held a succession of important offices, beginning with Inspector Med. Dep. Privy Council, 186o1865 ; Superintendent Brown Institution, 18711878 ; Professor of Physiology University Coll., London, 1874-I882 ; in Oxford, 1882-1895 President Brit. Assoc., 1893 ; Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford, 1895-1904; served on three Royal Commissions ; author of many physiological memoirs.-[" Ency. Brit.," xxvi. 464; "Who's Who."]
fa fa, Sir Thomas Burdon, Kt., several times Mayor of Newcastle, knighted for his services in quelling a riot.
me fa, Sir James Sanderson, Bart., M. P., Lord Mayor of London ; a successful merchant.
fa, Richard Burdon-Sanderson, graduated first class and gained Newdigate prize ; Fellow of Oriel Coll., Oxford ; was Secretary to Lord Chancellor Eldon.
bro, Richard Burdon-Sanderson, the first promoter of the "Conciliation Board " of coal -owners and colliers at Newcastle-on-Tyne, and of the first reformatory in Northumberland.