Macleod, Dr. Norman (1812-72), a Scottish divine, was born at Campbeltown, Argyleshire. He was educated at Glasgow, Edinburgh, and in Germany. He was minister, first at London, then at Dalkeith (where be published The Earnest Student (1854), and became editor of the Edinburgh Christian Magazine), and eventually, in 1851, of Barony Parish, Glasgow. In 1854 he became one of the chaplains to the Queen, and Dean of the Order of the Thistle, and in 1858 received an honorary degree of D.D. He became editor of Good Words in 1860. In 1867 he visited the mission stations of India, and on his return published Peeps at the Far East.