1867 in Scotland
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Timeline of Scottish history
1867 in: The UK • Wales • Ireland • Elsewhere
Events from the year 1867 in Scotland.
- Lord Advocate – George Patton until February; then Edward Strathearn Gordon
- Solicitor General for Scotland – Edward Strathearn Gordon; then John Millar
- Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General – Lord Colonsay until 25 February; then Lord Glencorse
- Lord Justice Clerk – Lord Glenalmond, then Lord Moncreiff
- 29 April – the Caledonian Mercury newspaper is last published.
- 9 July – Queen's Park F.C., Scotland's first senior football club, is formed.
- 29 August – John Hill Burton is appointed Historiographer Royal.
- 28 November – opening of Baylis's Royal Colosseum Theatre and Opera House, Glasgow, which becomes the Theatre Royal, Glasgow in May 1869.
- Edinburgh Crystal glass is first manufactured, by the Edinburgh and Leith Flint Glass Company.
- The West of Scotland Grand National, predecessor of the Scottish Grand National, moves to a new course, Bogside Racecourse near Irvine, North Ayrshire.
- 26 April – William Barr, landscape painter (died 1933 in the United States)
- 3 June – George Henry Walton, architect and designer (died 1933 in London)
- 1 August – William Speirs Bruce, naturalist, polar scientist and oceanographer (died 1922)
- 26 August – Robert William Hamilton, colonial judge and Liberal politician (died 1944)
- 5 January – Alexander Smith, poet (born 1829)
- 16 January – Alexander Gibson, surgeon and forest conservator in India (born 1800)
- 24 June – Horatio McCulloch, landscape painter (born 1806)