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Linton, Sir Williamlocked

(1801–1880)
  • Thomas Seccombe
  • , revised by Claire E. J. Herrick

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Linton, Sir William (1801–1880), military physician, eldest son of Jabez Linton of Hardrigg Lodge, Dumfriesshire, and Jane, daughter of William Crocket of Grahamshill in the same county, was born at Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire. He was educated at Edinburgh University, and became LCS in 1826. While at university he spent four of his summer vacations working as a surgeon on a whaling ship in the ...

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