Sir James Reid, 1st Baronet
He was born in Ellon, Aberdeenshire on 23 October 1849 and educated at Aberdeen Grammar School  and the University of Aberdeen. He qualified as a Doctor of Medicine in 1871 and practiced in Scotland for a decade before being appointed a royal doctor to Queen Victoria. He served her until her death, then Edward VII  throughout the whole of his reign and finally George V.
He died in post on 28 June 1923.
- 1897 – Created a baronet.
- 1901 – Awarded the Prussian Order of the Crown (2nd Class) during the visit of Emperor Wilhelm II to the United Kingdom for the death and funeral of Queen Victoria in January–February 1901
- 1901 – Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO), appointed 2 February 1901
- 1901 – Honorary doctorate (LL.D) from the University of Glasgow, awarded to Reid in June 1901 during the university´s 450th jubilee celebrations.
- Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB)
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- "Sitter: Sir James Reid, 1st Bt. (1849–1923)". Lafayette Negative Archive.
- ‘REID, Sir James’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 11 July 2012
- Letters of Sir James Reid. archives.lib.ed.ac.uk
- The London Gazette: . 29 March 1901.
- Queen Victoria's Physician. The Times (London, England), Friday, 29 June 1923; pg. 16; Issue 43380
- "Latest intelligence – Germany" The Times (London). Monday, 27 May 1901. (36465), p. 3.
- The London Gazette: . 15 February 1901. Retrieved 11 October 2012.
- "Glasgow University jubilee" The Times (London). Friday, 14 June 1901. (36481), p. 10.
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