RT. HON. SIR ROBERT K. INCHES (Firth of Forth)
Robert Kirk Inches, son of Robert Inches ; b. Feb. 16th, 1842 ; ed. at Roy. High Sch., Edinburgh : m. 1868, Mary Gray Morisson ; is Lord-Lieut, of Co. of City of Edinburgh, an Income Tax Commr., an Ecclesiastical Commr., Senior Elder, St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh, Chm. S. Edinburgh Unionist Asso., an Extraordinary Director of the National Bank of Scotland, head of the firm of Hamilton and Inches, watchmakers, etc., of 88, Princes Street, Edinburgh, an Asso. of Edinburgh Merchant Co., Chm. of Roy. Tradesmen, Past Baillie and Judge of Police, and H.M. Clock Maker for Scotland; elected Lord Provost of Edinburgh Nov. 1912 (re-elected Nov. 1915), and is virtute officii Adm. of the Firth of Forth ; Knt. 1916. Residence— Strathearn House, 2, Strathearn Road, Edinburgh. Clubs—Scottish Conservative (Edinburgh), Junior Consitutional.
Source: Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench - 1916