The George Beattie Project - A Poet Lost in Time

 ~ JAMES CHRISTISON ~










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).


















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