John Gibson Lockhart
(1794-1854)

Died aged c. 60

John Gibson Lockhart (12 June 1794 – 25 November 1854) was a Scottish writer and editor. He is best known as the author of a biography of his father-in-law Sir Walter Scott, which has been called the second most admirable in the English language, after Boswell's Life of Johnson.

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son-in-law of Walter Scott

Commemorated on 2 plaques

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John Gibson Lockhart 1794-1854 author, editor of the Quarterly Review, son-in-law of author Sir Walter Scott lived here

4 Spencer Square, Ramsgate, United Kingdom where they lived

John Gibson Lockhart son-in-law and biographer of Sir Walter Scott lived here 1821 - 1825

25 Northumberland Street, EH3 6LR, Edinburgh, United Kingdom where they lived (1821-1825)