SHERIFF SCOTT-MONCRIEFF is a son of the late Rev. William Scott-Moncrieff, and was born 15th April, 1846. He was educated privately and at Edinburgh University, where he graduated M.A. in 1866. He studied for the profession of Law, and passed as an advocate in 1870. Seven years later he was appointed Sheriff-Substitute of Banffshire, and at further intervals of ten years was transferred to Stirlingshire and Inverness-shire respectively. He was appointed Sheriff-Substitute of Lanarkshire at Lanark in 1900. Besides contributing to legal journals, he has edited, for the Scottish History Society, "Nimmo's Narrative" and "Justiciary Proceedings." He is also upon the Departmental Commission on the Inebriates Acts, 1908. In 1878 he married Jessie Margaret, daughter of Robert Scott-Moncrieff, Edinburgh.

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