Findlater, Andrew (18101877)

Findlater, Andrew, encyclopedist, born near Aberdour, in Aberdeenshire, of humble parentage; graduated at Aberdeen, and became a schoolmaster at Tillydesk, and afterwards held the post of head-master of Gordon's Hospital in Aberdeen; in 1853 joined the staff of Messrs. W. & R. Chambers, Edinburgh, and became eventually editor of the first edition of their encyclopedia (1861-1868); amongst other work done for the Messrs. Chambers were various manuals on astronomy, geography, &c.; was a man of wide and accurate scholarship (18101877).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Fildes, S. Luke
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Filigree
Filioque Controversy
Fillan, St.
Fillmore
Finality John
Finch, Heneage
Findlater, Andrew
Fingal
Fingal's Cave
Finisterre
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Finlay, George
Finmark
Finns
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Firdausi
Fire-Worship