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  James Andrew Broun Ramsay Dalhousie - LoveToKnow 1911
JAMES ANDREW BROUN RAMSAY DALHOUSIE, 1ST Marquess and Loth Earl Of (1812-1860), British statesman and Indian administrator, was born at Dalhousie Castle, Scotland, on the 22nd of April 1812.
The Ramsays of Dalhousie (or Dalwolsie) in Midlothian were a branch of the main line of Scottish Ramsays, of whom the earliest known is Simon de Ramsay, of Huntingdon, England, mentioned in 1140 as the grantee of lands in West Lothian at the hands of David I.
Sir John Ramsay of Dalhousie (1580-1626), James VI.'s favourite, is famous for rescuing the king in the Gowrie conspiracy, and was created (1606) Viscount Haddington and Lord Ramsay of Barns (subsequently baron of Kingston and earl of Holderness in England).
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 Andrew Ramsay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay (January 31, 1814 – December 9, 1891) was a Scottish geologist.
Ramsay was born at Glasgow, being the son of William Ramsay, manufacturing chemist.
He was for a time actually engaged in business, but from spending his holidays in Arran he became interested in the study of the rocks of that island, and was thus led to acquire the rudiments of geology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Andrew_Ramsay   (555 words)

  
 William Ramsay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir William Ramsay (October 2, 1852 – July 23, 1916) was a Scottish chemist who discovered the noble gases and received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1904 (along with Lord Rayleigh who received the Nobel Prize in Physics that same year for the discovery of argon).
Ramsay was born in Glasgow, the son of William Ramsay, C.E. and Catherine, née Robertson.
He was a nephew of the geologist Sir Andrew Ramsay.
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 Sir William Ramsay
Yet another discovery of Ramsay (in conjunction with Professor Frederick Soddy), the importance of which it was impossible to foresee, was the detection of helium in the emanations of radium (1903).
In 1904, Ramsay was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his discovery of the inert gaseous elements in air, and his determination of their place in the Periodic system".
Ramsay modestly ascribed his success in isolating the rare gases to his large flat thumb which could close the end of eudiometer tubes full of mercury.
www.ucl.ac.uk /ramsay-trust/life   (725 words)

  
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James and Andrew Ramsay, after a long and violent resistance, were apprehended within a hut in dean-park, in the barony of Pitfirrane.
Ramsay’s education continued at St John’s College, Cambridge, and in 1816, the same year that he gained his B.A., he was ordained as curate of Redden, Somerset.
As a man of the church, Ramsay was notable for his unsectarlan outlook; he consistently advocated (with eventual success), the removal of the barriers separating the Scottish Episcopalian and English churches, and his theological sympathies lay with the evangelical movement, rather than with the high church.
www.eddieramsay.com /1713-1784.htm   (2710 words)

  
 William Ramsay Summary
Ramsay, the only child of a civil engineer, was supposed to become a minister, but his interest in science led him to enter the field of organic chemistry, earning a Ph.D. in 1872.
Ramsay was also known for openly acknowledging his mistakes, and he never stopped improving his work by learning new techniques and using new equipment.
The first two decades of William Ramsay's career were spent on a variety of comparatively insignificant studies, including work on the alkaloids, water loss in salts, the solubility of gases in solids, and a class of organic compounds known as the diketones.
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 Game Show NewsNet - Hell's Kitchen
Andrew walks over to Ramsay for the blue team's pasta to be checked, and he lets a good amount of it in, though some was crinkled up.
Ramsay then asks for Jessica to make sure the dishes for a table is ready and together, but Andrew asks if she's bringing the lasagna.
Ramsay mentions that the red team had served more food, but the food that the blue team did serve was rated higher.
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 MyClan.com : Clan Ramsay : Clan History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Ramsay’s eldest son, William, opposed the religious policies of Charles I and raised a cavalry regiment for Parliament.
Admiral the Honourable Sir Alexander Ramsay, the younger son of the fourteenth Earl, married HRH Princess Victoria of Connaught, granddaughter of Queen Victoria.
The Ramsays of Balmain, whose title of ‘Lord Bothwell’ was forfeited for treason in 1488 and later given to the Hepburns, restored their fortunes by being created baronets, first in 1625 and again in 1806.
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 SparkNotes: To the Lighthouse: Themes, Motifs & Symbols
Ramsay is as keenly aware as her husband of the passage of time and of mortality.
Ramsay, she believes, is compromised by a determination to view her as beautiful and to smooth over her complexities and faults.
Ramsay reflects, “eats away the ground we stand on,” the sea is a powerful reminder of the impermanence and delicacy of human life and accomplishments.
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 Scotsman.com Living - Fate unknown, case unsolved - the enigma of Andrew Ramsay
Andrew Ramsay, left, has not been seen since leaving an off-licence with his girlfriend, who says he was taken away by men claiming to be police officers
Between 2004 and 2005, Mr Ramsay worked in Belgium and, according to Marijke Vannut, with whom he lived in the town of Alken, was nervous about his work and in fear for his life.
Ramsay is said to have travelled to Spain, Italy, Dubai, Holland and Saudi Arabia with the firm.
living.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=1541792006   (1525 words)

  
 Sir William Ramsay - Biography
William Ramsay was born in Glasgow on October 2, 1852, the son of William Ramsay, C.E. and Catherine, née Robertson.
Ramsay's earliest works were in the field of organic chemistry.
Soddy), the importance of which it was impossible to foresee, was the detection of helium in the emanations of radium (1903).
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1904/ramsay-bio.html   (592 words)

  
 Chapter Eleven of Twelve
Mark Andrew retrieved his sword from the ground and walked purposefully to where the gossamer strips of the destroyed insect waved lazily in the light summer breeze.
Ramsay scrambled away from him and stood on his knees beside him with his forehead pressed against the hilt of the Flaming Sword of the Cherubim, breathing hard, trying to master control of his emotions.
Ramsay had killed him and they had transported him back to France in a box, but the Key of Death had not worked for some strange reason and Ramsay had been forced to ‘take more aggressive steps’.
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 Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay
Raised a Calvinist, the Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay converted to Catholicism in 1709, although he was never entirely orthodox, as can be seen from his posthummously published The Philosophical Principles of Natural and Revealed Religion unfolded in Geometrical Order.
Leaving England for Holland in 1709, he soon moved to Cambrai where he lived with the eminent mystical theologian, Fénelon (1651-1715), Archbishop of Cambrai and later, in 1713 or 1714, to Blois where he was employed as secretary to the founder of Quietism, Madam Guyon.
Ramsay was once widely credited with introducing the Knights Templar lineage into what has been termed the Orders of Chivalry, and for creating several such degrees.
freemasonry.bcy.ca /biography/ramsay_a/ramsay_a.html   (440 words)

  
 Finding Aid : Ramsay family papers, 1827-1974 : Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library
She was the daughter of Andrew H. Ramsay (1832-1909) and Sarah Azalea (Zaidee) Jarrett (1846-1933).
Andrew H. Ramsay was one of Toccoa's pioneer citizens.
There is a small amount of printed material in the Ramsay family papers including a copy of a 1951 issue of the North Georgia College quarterly, "The Bugler," and a ticket for the Toccoa Rail Line.
marbl.library.emory.edu /FindingAids/content.php?id=ramsay874_100421   (506 words)

  
 Glasgow University Archive Services - Collections - Summary Catalogue - Papers of Andrew Ramsay Bain, science graduate ...
Papers of Andrew Ramsay Bain, science graduate of the University of Glasgow, b.c.1893.
Andrew Ramsay Bain was born c.1893, near Stirling, Scotland.
Held by Hill and Robb, solicitors, Stirling, executors of Andrew Ramsay Bain.
www.archives.gla.ac.uk /collects/catalog/dc/001-050/dc036.html   (351 words)

  
 why are there bracketed sections in To the Lighthouse?
Ramsay having died rather suddenly the night before, his arms, though stretched out, remained empty.] [Prue Ramsay died that summer in some illness connected with childbirth, which was indeed a tragedy, people said, everything, they said, had promised so well.] [A shell exploded.
The news of Andrew’s death, in the fourth bracket, is appropriately worded.
Sentimentality is missing from all these death-stories, but they are powerful when read in the midst of the rest of the text, the story of a dying family, a deteriorating house, a falling away of the light from the lighthouse.
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 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: To the Lighthouse Study Guide - Short Summary
Ramsay (a philosopher), their eight children, and several guests are staying at the family's summer home in the Hebrides, on the Isle of Skye, just before the start of World War I. Just across the bay is a lighthouse, which becomes a prominent presence in the family's life.
Ramsay also watches her as he walks and worries about his intellectual shortcomings, afraid that he will never achieve greatness.
Ramsay decides that he, James, and Cam Ramsay will finally take the trip to the Lighthouse, but the children are resentful of his domineering manner.
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 To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Ramsay prefer "boobies" to clever men if her husband is a clever man? (page 55)
Ramsay feels is her duty to start at the table that men are incapable of?
Ramsay's vocation to help the poor and suffering affect Lily and Mr.
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 thePeerage.com - William Walter Lupton and others   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
     Reverend Andrew Ramsay Campbell was the Rector between 1853 and 1872 in Aston, Yorkshire, England.
She married Reverend Andrew Ramsay Campbell, son of Sir Archibald Campbell of Succoth, 2nd Baronet and Elizabeth Balfour, on 2 March 1848.
She was the daughter of Reverend Andrew Ramsay Campbell and Mary Elphinstone Charlotte Anstruther-Thomson.
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 Ramsay | Sir | Andrew Crombie | 1814-1891 | geologist
Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay, who was the son of a Glasgow dye manufacturer, became involved with the study of geology comparatively late in life.
He had little time for palaeontology and petrology, and it is said that this refusal to look at theories that did not interest him was the cause of many of his mistakes.
Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay's main patron was Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (1792-1871), professor of geology at the University of Edinburgh.
www.nahste.ac.uk /isaar/GB_0237_NAHSTE_P0220.html   (397 words)

  
 Site Template -- Geneology
The daughter known as Maisie was brought up by her sisters and went on to marry Jimmy Denouette Married Andrew Ramsay Downie 24.09.1918 Died of cancer, 7 Sep 1952 in Kirkcaldy aged 64.
It was only in the week preceding Mary Ann's death, that she told Andrew and Lisbeth that Maisie was not an aunt as had been portrayed, but in fact their half-sister.
Andrew is married to Angela and have two children Colin and Jennifer.
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 To the Lighthouse Other Characters
Augustus Carmichael is a charismatic man who stays with the Ramsays when the family is in Scotland.
Ramsay was there when his wife threw him out, and she thinks that he doesn't like her because he's had bad experiences with women.
Ramsay thinks of him as a "great cat" with green eyes.
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 Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay - LoveToKnow 1911
SIR ANDREW CROMBIE RAMSAY (1814-1891), British geologist, was born at Glasgow on the 31st of January 1814, being the son of William Ramsay, manufacturing chemist.
He was for a time actually engaged in business, but from spending his holidays in Arran he became interested in the study of ' the rocks of that island, and was thus led to acquire the rudiments of geology.
This page was last modified 20:15, 21 Oct 2006.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Sir_Andrew_Crombie_Ramsay   (499 words)

  
 thePeerage.com - George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie and others   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
She married George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie, son of George Ramsay, 8th Earl of Dalhousie and Elizabeth Glen, on 14 May 1805.
She married James Andrew Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie, son of George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie and Christian Broun, on 21 January 1836.
She married William Ramsay, 1st Lord Panmure, son of George Ramsay, 8th Earl of Dalhousie and Elizabeth Glen, on 1 December 1794.
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 James Ramsay last hanging in Dunfermline
Ramsay pannells: They in respect whereof, by the Mouth of John Cummin,
proof James Ramsay, one of the gang, was sentenced to be hanged the 22d
"James Ramsay has, since his sentence was pronounced, confessed to the Rev.
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 ScotClans - Clan Ramsay
William Ramsay fought in the army of Archduke Charles of Austria in the war of the Spanish Succession.
Ramsay became tutor to both Jacobite princes – Charles Edward and Henry.
James Ramsay became Governor General of India from 1847 to 1855.
www.scotclans.com /clans/Ramsay/people.html   (231 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Andrew Ramsay is the Executive Director of the Engineering Council UK (ECUK).
Andrew is an electrical power engineer, but has spent much of his career working for UK professional engineering societies, becoming Executive Director of ECUK in May 2002.
Its current requirements for registration, and criteria for accredited degrees, may be found at www.uk-spec.org.uk ECUK is a member of the FEANI and the Washington Accord, and is a co-sponsor of the International Register of Professional Engineers.
www.unesco.org /fmoi/cet/ramsay.htm   (155 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Scotland | Poor response to abduction appeal
Mr Ramsay was abducted by two men posing as police officers while walking near his home in Cardonald at about 1900 GMT on Wednesday.
It is believed that he had been due to appear in court as a witness in a criminal trial.
Police would not comment on speculation Mr Ramsay was a trial witness for "operational reasons".
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/scotland/4747154.stm   (220 words)

  
 To the Lighthouse Study Guide by Virginia Woolf: Characters
Ramsay's who has come to stay at the Ramsay home.
Bankes is a childless widower, and tries to assuage his envy of the Ramsay household by suggesting that his old friend's philosophical work is secondhand and past its prime.
Ramsay's beauty and the warm domesticity of the Ramsays' lives.
www.bookrags.com /studyguide-tolighthouse/char.html   (201 words)

  
 Halkett Family Story: Dunfermline executions - AncientFaces.com
James Ramsay of Lambhill in Perthshire, his brother Andrew, his sister Helen and her husband, Andrew Hutson, in Pliverhall, of Drumtuthell, near Dunfermline, were tried by the Regality Court of Dumfermline in February, 1732, for cattle stealing, &c.
The following notes regarding Ramsay's apprehension and execution are from the Burgh Records:- "James and Andrew Ramsay, after a long and violent resistance, were apprehended within a hut in Pitconochie, dean-park, in the BARONY OF PITFIRRANE.
And thereby declare that by their former dead warrant, they meant not to bring any new hardship or burden on the burgh of Dunfermline further than what the law and practice of this burgh requires, nor thereby to invalidate the baillie heretable of the regality his right in cases of that nature.
www.ancientfaces.com /research/story/383125   (878 words)

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