Scottish lighthouse designer and meteorologist, who designed over thirty lighthouses in and around Scotland.
Margaret Isabella Balfour Stevenson
1829–1897 (m. 1848)
THOMAS STEVENSON, FRSE, FCS, Engineer to the Board of Norther Lighthouses, past president of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers “by which devices the great sea lights in every quarter of the world now shine more brightly”.
Born 22 Jul 1818, died 9 May 1887. His only son
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, essayist, poet and novelist
Born Edinburgh 13 Nov 1850, died Samoa 3 Dec 1894 and buried on Vaea Mountain; his wife
MARGARET BALFOUR STEVENSON
Born Colinton Manse 11 Feb 1829, died Edinburgh 14 May 1897.