Lang Syne English Family Information History Fact Book - Anderson
Present on British shores from early times, ‘Anderson’ is a name whose bearers feature prominently in the colourful and dramatic historical record.
Born in 1852, Sir Henry Anderson was a prominent supporter of the Royalist cause during the bitter and bloody seventeenth century English Civil War, while in later centuries an impressive number of baronetcies have been created for bearers of the name.
The first Englishwoman to qualify as a physician and surgeon in Britain –in 1865 – Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was born in London, while on the contemporary stage Gillian Anderson is the American actress known for her role of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in The X-Files television series.
In the world of music, Ian Anderson is the Scots-born singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known as the front-man of the internationally best-selling band Jethro Tull – and his tale, along with those of other bearers of the Anderson name, is presented here.
Book Dimensions 10 × 0.4 × 14.5 cm