Bell Henry Glassford
Bell, Henry Glassford, lawyer, was born in 1803 in Glasgow. He studied law at Edinburgh, where he founded and edited in 1828 the Edinburgh Literary Journal. Passing as an advocate in 1832, he received the appointment of sheriff-substitute for Lanarkshire in 1839, succeeding as sheriff in 1867. He wrote a vindication of Mary Queen of Scots and several volumes of poetry. He died in 1874.