Donald MacFarlane

Biography of Donald MacFarlane

Donald MacFarlane was the assistant of Lord Kelvin between c.1851-1880.

He was a pupil of Dalmonach School and his memorial in the Vale of Leven Cemetary reads: "In memory of Donald MacFarlane, for many years Assistant Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Glasgow, born at Renton 10th Feb 1811, died at Alexandria 10th Feb 1897."

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Donald MacFarlane
Born 10 February 1811.
Died 10 February 1897.
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Record last updated: 25th Sep 2013

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