Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Gairdner, James, born in 1828 at Edinburgh, entered young as a clerk in the Public Record Office, London. In 1859 he became assistant-keeper, and has edited many historical documents, as well as written upon the Houses of Lancaster and York, the Life and, Reign of Richard III, Studies in English History, and a work on Henry VII.

Gairdner, William Tennant (b. 1824), elder brother of James, a noted physician, M.D. and F.R.C.P. Edin., and LL.D. Edin., was appointed in 1862 Regius Professor of Medicine in Glasgow University. In 1888 he presided over a meeting of the Medical Association held there, and he is physician-in-ordinary to the Queen in Scotland. Among his special subjects have been the lungs, bronchitis, insanity, and hygiene.

“God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.”
2 Corinthians 5:21