Hepburn, Thomas Nicoll


Student United College 1884-1885 Gk. 2; Lat. 2.


Born 21.4.1861 2nd son of Alexander Hepburn, merchant and tailor, West Wemyss and Isabella Nicoll.

Attended Public School, West Wemyss (7) and Free Church School, Wemyss (7).


Also at Edinburgh University 1880 and Moray House.

Teacher in Edinburgh. Headmaster Milton House Public School, Edinburgh.

Published under nom de plume ‘Gabriel Setoun’ novels and other works. [Author, novelist, poet]

Died London whither he had retired 23.7.1930.


Sunshine and haar: some further glimpses of life at Barncraig. (London: Bliss, Sands & Co., 1898)

Robert Burns. (Famous Scots series). (Edinburgh: Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier,[1896])

Robert Urquhart. (New York: R.F. Fenno & Co., 1896)

George Malcolm. (New York: F. Warne & Co., 1897)

Barncraig: Episodes in the Life of a Scottish Village. (London: J. Murray, 1893)

The Child world. (New York & London: John Lane, 1896)


Died London whither he had retired 23.7.1930.