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Buch·an

 (bŭk′ən, bŭKH′-), Sir John First Baron Tweedsmuir. 1875-1940.
British writer and government official who was governor-general of Canada (1935-1940) but is best known for his adventure novels, such as The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915).

Buchan

(ˈbʌkən)
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(Biography) John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. 1875–1940, Scottish statesman, historian, and writer of adventure stories, esp The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915) and Greenmantle (1916); governor general of Canada (1935–40)
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Funeral service from Alexander Buchan & Son, Funeral Chapel, Denmark Street, Fraserburgh, on Thursday, August 29, at 11am, thereafter to Kirkton Cemetery, to which all friends respectfully invited.
A celebration of Brian's life will be held tomorrow at Alexander Buchan & Son, Funeral Chapel on Fraserburgh's Denmark Street at 11.30am.
This Silver Darling circle includes Alexander Buchan and family, ranked 804 in the 2018 Rich List, with an estimated net worth of PS147million.
Banks also employed Alexander Buchan as a 'landscape and figure painter', whose death at sea in 1769 Banks lamented: 'my airy dreams of entertaining my friends in England with the scenes that I am to see here have vanished.' Of the 94 men who had sailed, 38 died during the voyage including the astronomer and all the artists.
Processing company Alexander Buchan which operated a factory in Peterhead was fined pounds 240,000 for helping the vessel masters land the undeclared fish.
In 1867, Dr Alexander Buchan established six cold and three warm periods specifically for Scotland during any given year.
Funeral service from Alexander Buchan & Son, Funeral Chapel, Denmark Street, Fraserburgh on Monday, August 26, at 11am, thereafter to Cairnbulg Cemetery, to which all friends are warmly invited.
Since finishing the trainee deckhand course, he has been given a berth on Atlantic Challenge PD197 by skipper Alexander Buchan.
Funeral service from Alexander Buchan & Son, Funeral Chapel, Denmark Street, Fraserburgh on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at 1.30pm, thereafter to Kirkton Cemetery, to which all friends respectfully invited.
All of the fishermen were convicted of evading EU fishing quotas by making illegal landings of herring and mackerel at Fresh Catch and Alexander Buchan, both in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, between January 1, 2002, and March 19, 2005.
Funeral service from Alexander Buchan & Son, Funeral Chapel, Denmark Street, Fraserburgh on Thursday, August 22, at 10 a.m., to which all friends are warmly invited, thereafter private.