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Blackmore, Richard Doddridge (1825–1900), novelist and fruit farmer, was born on 7 June 1825, at the vicarage, Longworth, Berkshire, the third but second surviving son of the Revd John Blackmore (1794–1858) and his first wife, Anne Basset Knight (1794–1825). Anne was the eldest daughter of the ...

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Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1825–1900) by Frederick Jenkins © National Portrait Gallery, London

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MacLellan, Angus [Aonghus Beag mac Aonghuis 'ic Eachainn 'ic Dhomhnaill 'ic Chaluim 'ic Dhomhnaill, Aonghus mac 'ill' Fhialain] (1869–1966), storyteller and farm worker, was born at Poll Torain, Loch Eynort, South Uist, Inverness-shire, on 7 July 1869, the youngest son of Angus MacLellan...