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Abercromby, Alexanderlocked

  • H. M. Stephens
  • , revised by James Lunt


Abercromby, Alexander (1784–1853), army officer, born on 4 March 1784, was the youngest son of General Sir Ralph Abercromby (1734–1801) and his wife, Mary Anne (d. 1821), daughter of John Menzies of Ferntower, Crieff, Perth. James Abercromby, speaker of the House of Commons...

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