Name Details

Name: Lockhart Muirhead
Dates: 1765-1829
Notes: Regius Professor of Natural History, University of Glasgow, 1807-1829.
Librarian of Glasgow University Library, 1795-1823.
In summer 1807 went to London to superintend the packing and despatch of Hunter's museum to Glasgow University.
Keeper of Hunterian Museum.
Son of Patrick Muirhead and Elizabeth Muirhead.
Father of James Patrick Muirhead.
[See: P.A. Hoare, 'The librarians of Glasgow University over 350 years: 1641-1991', Library Review, vol. 40, nos 2/3 (1991), pp 27-43; 'Note on the family of Muirhead or Morehead of Lauchop', p. 417]
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