The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Ramsay, Edward Bannerman
Dean of Edinburgh, born at Aberdeen, graduated at Cambridge; held several curacies; became incumbent of St. John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh, in 1830, and dean of the diocese in 1840; declined a bishopric twice over; is widely known as the author of "Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character"; was a most genial, lovable man, a great lover of his country, and much esteemed in his day by all the citizens of Edinburgh (1793-1872).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ramsay, Edward Bannerman'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/r/ramsay-edward-bannerman.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.