~ JAMES CHRISTISON ~
(1867 ~ 1945)
Burgh & County Librarian
Montrose Library's first Librarian, President of the Burns Club, a convener of Dorward House, a director of
the Royal Asylum, a Justice of the Peace and a trustee of the Savings
Bank as well as being active in the Library Association and the Society
of Antiquarians (Scotland) gave an address entitled 'GEORGE BEATTIE, THE POET, AND THE MONTROSE OF HIS DAY' in March, 1939 to the '19th Angus Rover Crew' in Montrose (a Mr W. Coslett Morris presiding).