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TITLE
Photocopied article on L. A. Necker
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_D928_D_2_03
PLACENAME
Portree
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
SOURCE
Gaelic Society of Inverness
ASSET ID
5672
KEYWORDS
geoligists
geology
Photocopied article on L. A. Necker

This photocopied page from a Gazetteer contains an entry for Louis Albert Necker (1786 - 1861), a Swiss geologist who studied at Edinburgh University and went on to publish works on the geology of the Scottish mainland and the Hebrides. For the last twenty years of his life he settled in Portree. He died in 1861, aged seventy-five, and was buried in Portree churchyard.

The document is part of the JLM Mitchell Archive of the Gaelic Society of Inverness. Sheriff James Lachlan Martin Mitchell (b. 13 June 1929) was a native of Inverness and son of well-known doctor, Lachlan Mitchell. He was appointed full-time sheriff in Edinburgh in 1978 and served there until his retirement in 1995. He died on 26 November 2001Photocopied extract from a 'Gazeteer' with short article headed 'Necker', re Louis Albert Necker

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Photocopied article on L. A. Necker

INVERNESS: Portree

geoligists; geology

Gaelic Society of Inverness

Sheriff JLM Mitchell (documents)

This photocopied page from a Gazetteer contains an entry for Louis Albert Necker (1786 - 1861), a Swiss geologist who studied at Edinburgh University and went on to publish works on the geology of the Scottish mainland and the Hebrides. For the last twenty years of his life he settled in Portree. He died in 1861, aged seventy-five, and was buried in Portree churchyard. <br /> <br /> The document is part of the JLM Mitchell Archive of the Gaelic Society of Inverness. Sheriff James Lachlan Martin Mitchell (b. 13 June 1929) was a native of Inverness and son of well-known doctor, Lachlan Mitchell. He was appointed full-time sheriff in Edinburgh in 1978 and served there until his retirement in 1995. He died on 26 November 2001Photocopied extract from a 'Gazeteer' with short article headed 'Necker', re Louis Albert Necker