James Napier's grave, Grange Cemetery, Edinburgh
James Napier FRSE FCS (1810 - 1 June 1885) was a Scottish chemist and antiquarian. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Amongst his publications are:
- Manufacturing Art in Ancient Times
- Notes and Reminiscences of Partick
- Folk Lore or Superstitious Beliefs in the West of Scotland within This Century (1879)
He is buried with his wife, Elizabeth MacDonald, in the centre of the north-west section of the Grange Cemetery in Edinburgh.