One uncle on the list:
Ebenezer BalfourRead about the other entries on Mullan's list.
Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped tells of the machinations of David Balfour's evil uncle Ebenezer, who has cheated him of his rightful inheritance. After attempting to arrange his "accidental" death, David's uncle has him bound and gagged and shipped off to be a slave in the Carolinas.
Kidnapped also appears on Mullan's lists of ten of the best misers in literature, ten of the best shipwrecks, and ten of the best towers in literature.