Gilmour, Sir John, 1st baronet of Lundin and Montrave, 1845-1920
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Illustration of the Clydesdale mare, "Moss Rose," class 6203 who was the property of John Gilmour, Montrave, Leven.
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from F.H.A Marshall and notes on 'Biological Research IV', 02 August 1904
Marshall writes that T.G Carmichael says he can get [Henry B.] Marshall to join the Committee and that he would also try Sir John Gilmour. Marshall writes that he will try his Cambridge contacts, but that he would rather stay outside the Committee.
There is also a page of notes (incomplete and undated) titled 'Biological Research IV' by F.H.A Marshall detailing the contents of a letter from William Bateson in support of biological research.
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir John Gilmour, 1st Baronet of Lundin and Montrave, 03 March 1904
Gilmour states that he acknowledges Ewart's proposal of establishing a Central Research Institute near Edinburgh and says that he will offer help if necessary at a future time.
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir John Gilmour, 1st Baronet of Lundin and Montrave, 17 April 1904
Gilmour thanks Ewart for sending him 'The Wild Horse'. He says that he has contacted his 'old and faithful stud groom W[illia]m Blackie' to see if he can assist in procuring a suitable man for Ewart's vacant post of stud groom. He comments that 'Scotch grooms are, take them as a whole, fairly decent chaps, but they are not horsemen.'
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir John Gilmour, 1st Baronet of Lundin and Montrave, 14 July 1907
Gilmour offers £5 or £10 to assist with the pony for the British Museum and asks whether the specimen will be killed at once.
Gibson-Carmichael writes that is enclosing £50 for research and reports that Henry B. Marshall-of-Buchan-Broughton, Peeblesshire, would be glad to go on the Biological Farm Committee. He asks if either himself or Ewart should write to Sir John Gilmour and that Ewart should approach Arthur Cecil with a view to joining the committee.