Nicolson Places & People

Clan Nicolson People

James Nicolson (d.1607)
James Nicolson became Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. He also served as Bishop of Dunkeld in 1606.

Alexander Nicolson (b.1827)
Alexander Nicolson compiled a collection of Gaelic proverbs which is considered a treasury of ancient wit and manners.

Arthur Nicolson

Arthur Nicolson entered the diplomatic service, holding posts in Peking, Berlin, Constantinople and Tangier. He served as the ambassador to the Imperial Court at St. Petersburg from 1906 until 1910. He gained many honours, including the Grand Cross of the French Legion of Honour.