From our past

Image Name

Eric Liddell

Olympic Athlete

Mary Evelyn Roxburgh

First Female Electrical Engineer

Robert Adam

Botanist Photographer

William Speirs Bruce

Polar Explorer

Duncan McLaren

Lord Provost of Edinburgh

John Wigham

Shawl Weaver and Abolitionist

John Thomson

Pioneering Photographer

Leonard Horner

Educational Reformer

John Murray

Cricketer and Royal Navy Officer

Christina Millar

Scottish Chemist

Anna Macleod

First Female Professor at Heriot-Watt

Patrick Geddes

Urban Planning Specialist

John Edward Vernon

Founder of The Watt Club

Mary Burton

Campaigner and Social Reformer

Robert Bryson

Co-founder of Edinburgh School of Arts