In front of the town-hall is a statue to Field Marshal Keith (born at Inverugie Castle, 2 m.
GEORGE KEITH ELPHINSTONE KEITH, VISCOUNT (1746-1823), British admiral, fifth son of the 10th Lord Elphinstone, was born in Elphinstone Tower, near Stirling, on the 7th of January 1746.
There is a panegyrical Life of Lord Keith by Alex.
Warned by Frederick, Keith escaped; but Katte delayed his flight too long, and a court-martial decided that he should be punished with two years' fortress arrest.
A rapid composer and a workman full of resource, Franklin was soon recognized as the master spirit of the shop. Sir William Keith (1680-1749), governor of the province, urged him to start in business for himself, and when Franklin had unsuccessfully appealed to his father for the means to do so, Keith promised to furnish him with what he needed for the equipment of a new printing office and sent him to England to buy the materials.
Lord Keith refused to be led into disputes, and confined himself to declaring steadily that he had his orders to obey.
Important magnetic observations were begun at Makerstoun in 1841, and the results gained him in 1848 the Keith prize of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, in whose Transactions they were published.
In the script Noah tells an anecdote about Keith Moon.
I think Mr. Keith is a wonderful teacher, and I feel very grateful to him for having made me see the beauty of Mathematics.
The burgh includes Old Keith and New Keith on the east bank of the Isla, and Fife-Keith on the west bank.