Michael Leslie Melville

Michael Ian Leslie Melville, 1918-1997, was educated at Eton, read Agriculture at Balliol, and served in the Lovat Scouts from 1936 to 1951. A Chartered Surveyor, he managed land from the Highlands to the Borders and farmed near Selkirk. He married Cynthia Hambro and had three children and five grandchildren. Mike was a countryman who loved Scotland, had a keen knowledge of trees and birds, and involved himself in all field sports. He was a deputy lieutenant for Ettrick and Lauderdale and a Member of the Royal Company of Archers.