Dr Hugh Falconer with the assistance of a committee of geologists excavated it.
The public buildings include the town hall, a fine and commodious house on the site of the old tolbooth; the Falconer museum, containing among other exhibits several valuable fossils, and named after Dr Hugh Falconer (1808-1865), the distinguished palaeontologist and botanist, a native of the town; the mechanics' institute; the agricultural and market hall; Leanchoil hospital and Anderson's Institution for poor boys.
2 Of this there is an English translation by Keith Falconer (Oxford, 2884).
The first copperas factory in England was established at Queenborough in 1579, by Matthias Falconer, of Brabant.
Ketzioth), the root of the Aucklandia Costus (Falconer), native of Kashmir; frankincense (Heb.
Falconer (1805); Cynegeticus [W.
Of these Dr Falconer gave the prevailing " ridge-formula "(or number of complete ridges in each tooth) as 4, 8, 12, 12, 16, 24, as in E.
He was later promoted to be royal falconer and is said to have afterwards become a servant in the household of Sir Thomas Lovell.
In 1615 he was appointed commander of the Louvre and counsellor, and the following year grand falconer of France.
Keith-Falconer, Kalilah and Dimnah, or the Fables of Bidpai (Cambridge, 1895), their history, with a translation of the later Syriac version and notes; Leopold Hervieux, Les Fabulistes Latins, &c. v.
Meanwhile the researches of Hugh Falconer (1808-1865) and of Proby Thomas Cautley (1802-1871) in the sub-Himalayas brought to light the marvellous fauna of the Siwalik hills of India, published in Fauna antiqua Sivalensis (London, 1845) and in the volumes of Falconer's individual researches.
His first conspicuous success was achieved in 1862 with David Elginbrod, the forerunner of a number of popular novels, which include Alec Forbes of Howglen (1865), Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood (1866), Robert Falconer (1868), Malcolm (1875), The Marquis of Lossie (1877), and Donal Grant (1883).
The United Free Church of Scotland at Aden, founded by Ion Keith-Falconer (1856-1887) son of the 9th earl of Kintore and Arabic professor at Cambridge; an American Presbyterian Mission on the Persian Gulf; and the Church Missionary Society's Mission at Bagdad.
David was the youngest of a family of three, two sons and a daughter, who after the early death of the father were brought up with great care and devotion by their mother, the daughter of Sir David Falconer, president of the college of justice.
There is an excellent bibliography by Falconer Madan (1887).
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