1869 – He was born on the 26th of January.
– He went to school at Ochiltree, Coylton, and Ayr, his academic performance allowing him to study Classics at the University of Glasgow and at Balliol College, Oxford.
1899 – He published Love and a Sword under the pseudonym Kennedy King, the same pseudonym he used for his articles.
1901 – He started work at Haslemere on The House with the Green Shutters, which was published in under the pseudonym George Douglas.
1902 – He died on the 28th of August.