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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Encyclopedist, born near Aberdour, in Aberdeenshire, of humble parentage; graduated at Aberdeen, and became a schoolmaster at Tillydesk, and afterwards held the post of head-master of Gordon's Hospital in Aberdeen; in 1853 joined the staff of Messrs. W. & R. Chambers, Edinburgh, and became eventually editor of the first edition of their encyclopedia (1861-1868); amongst other work done for the Messrs. Chambers were various manuals on astronomy, geography, &c.; was a man of wide and accurate scholarship (1810-1877).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Findlater, Andrew'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/f/findlater-andrew.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.