Name Details

Name: James Patrick Muirhead
Dates: 1813-1898
Notes: Advocate. Biographer of the engineer James Watt (1736-1819).
Son of Lockhart Muirhead. Married Katharine Elizabeth Boulton, 1844.
Muirhead befriended James Watt Jnr and wrote 'The life of James Watt, with selections from his correspondence' (1858).
[See B. M. Sturt, 'Muirhead, James Patrick (1813-1898)', rev. Richard L. Hills, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/19507, accessed 3 March 2009]
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