Lorimer, David Lockhart Robertson


Student U.C.D. [University College Dundee] 1893-1894 N. Phil.; Chem.; Prac. Chem.


Born 24.12.1876 son of Robert Lorimer, Free Church minister, Mains and Strathmartine and Isabella Lockhart Robertson. [Minister]


Also at Trinity College, Oxford.

Entered army 1896. Lieutenant Colonel 1917. [Soldier]

Held various appointments as political agent etc. in Middle East and India.

Published on Persian dialects etc mainly in collaboration with his wife, Emily Overend.

Persian tales, written down for the first time in the original Kermani and Bakhtiari and translated by D.L.R. Lorimer and E.O. Lorimer; with illustrations by Hilda Roberts. (London: Macmillan, 1919)


Died 26.2.1962.