Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Tour Scotland Video Bust Of Joseph Hume National Museum Edinburgh

Tour Scotland video of the Bust Of Joseph Hume on ancestry visit to the National Museum in Edinburgh, Scotland. Joseph Hume, the son of a shipmaster, was born in Montrose in 1777. Hume was apprenticed to a local surgeon and after finishing his training in Edinburgh he worked as a doctor for the East India Company. Hume impressed his employers and he soon held a senior position in the company. When Hume returned to Scotland in 1808 he was a rich man. He now turned his attention to politics and in 1812 he was the successful Tory candidate for the Border constituency. The National Museum of Scotland is one of the Top 10 UK visitor attractions, and in the Top 20 of the most visited museums and galleries in the world.

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