1781 in Scotland

Events from the year 1781 in Scotland.

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1781
in
Scotland

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See also:List of years in Scotland
Timeline of Scottish history
1781 in: Great BritainWalesIrelandElsewhere

IncumbentsEdit

Law officersEdit

JudiciaryEdit

EventsEdit

  • Construction of The Mound in Edinburgh begins.
  • Montrose Lunatic Asylum, Infirmary & Dispensary, predecessor of Sunnyside Royal Hospital, founded by Susan Carnegie.
  • John Howie begins publication of the 2nd edition of his Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies): A Brief Historical Account of the Lives, Characters, and Memorable Transactions of the Most Eminent Scots Worthies.

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

The artsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Notable Dates in History". The Flag in the Wind. The Scots Independent. Archived from the original on 25 January 2016. Retrieved 22 January 2016.