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Macdonald, Duncan George Forbeslocked

(1827/8–1884)
  • [Anon.]
  • , revised by John Martin

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Macdonald, Duncan George Forbes (1827/8–1884), agricultural engineer and writer, was the youngest son of John Macdonald (1779–1849) and his second wife, Janet, eldest daughter of Kenneth Mackenzie, of Millbank. Initially he devoted himself to the study and practice of agriculture on his father's extensive glebe, before starting business on his own account in 1848, as an agricultural engineer in ...

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