Irvine Harbourside - Discover famous people and poets
Please note that all the links below open in the Irvine Harbourside website. From there, you can follow the link to 'People and Places'.
- Sir Andrew Duncan, 1884-1952, Minister of Supply, World War II
- Charles Hamilton, 1704-1783, Provost of the Royal Burgh of Irvine
- Martin Boyd, 1846-1918, Inventor, Automatic Tide Signalling Apparatus
- Robert Wyllie, 1792-1843, Harbourmaster
- James Montgomery, 1771-1854, Journalist, reformer, hymn-writer & critic
- Captain Richard Brown, 1753-1833, Irvine mentor of Robert Burns
- William Henderson, 1827-1881, Pioneer of metallurgical chemistry
- Gilkison, Thomson & Co The brig 'Jean', 1819, Shipbuilders at Irvine Shipyard
- Alexander C McKinlay of 'Emerald Bank', Harbourmaster in the 1860s
- David Sinclair, 1823-1913, Coxswain, RNLI Irvine, 1866-1898
- Bailie John Johnston, 1878-1965
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