Lionel Boulton Campbell Lockhart Muirhead

MUIRHEAD, Lionel Boulton Campbell Lockhart. b. Edinburgh, 16 January 1845; d. Haseley Court, near Yattendon, Oxfordshire, 25 January 1925. He was the son of James Patrick Muirhead, a Scottish barrister who was the literary executor of James Watt, Jr., son of the great inventor (the Muirhead Collection is in the library of his old University of Glasgow). James Patrick married Katharine Elizabeth Boulton, descendant of another great engineer, Matthew Boulton (from whom came the second Christian name of the hymn writer). Lionel was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford, where he was a contemporary of Gerard Manley Hopkins* and began a life-long friendship with Robert Bridges* (Book IV...

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