Chambers, Robert ♂
Began as a bookseller in Edinburgh. Publisher and author. F.R.S.E. 1840. Wrote many works. His ‘Vestiges of the natural history of Creation’ (1844), written at Abbey Park, St Andrews created a great effect - published anonymously.
Died 17.3.1871 at St Andrews.
- F. Boase, Modern English Biography...1851-1900. 6v. (Truro, 1892-1921)