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Sir Arthur Thomas Cotton (1803–1899) by Sir William Hamo Thornycroft, 1880 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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A. J. Arbuthnot

revised by Peter L. Schmitthenner

Cotton, Sir Arthur Thomas (1803–1899), army officer and irrigation engineer, was born on 15 May 1803 at Woodcote, Oxfordshire, the ninth son of Henry Calveley Cotton (d. 1837) of Woodcote House, who served in the royal guards (postal service), and his wife, ...

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Johnston, George (1764–1823), army officer and agriculturist in Australia, was born on 19 March 1764 at Annandale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, the son of Captain George Johnston, aide-de-camp to Lord Percy, later duke of Northumberland. There is no substance to the accusation made by Governor William Bligh...

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Lindsay, Robert James Loyd-, Baron Wantage (1832–1901), army officer and agriculturist, born of Scottish descent in London on 16 April 1832, was the youngest child of Lieutenant-General James Lindsay (1793–1855), Grenadier Guards, of Balcarres, Fife—paternal grandson of James Lindsay, fifth earl of Balcarres...

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Robert James Loyd- Lindsay, Baron Wantage (1832–1901) by Julia Margaret Cameron, c. 1865 [The Loyd-Lindsays: and Harriet Sarah Loyd-Lindsay, Lady Wantage (1837-1920)] © National Portrait Gallery, London

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See Maister family

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Ross, George, of Cromarty (1708/9–1786), army agent and agricultural improver, was probably born on the small estate of Pitkerrie, Ross-shire, the only son of Andrew Ross (fl. 1670–1710), proprietor of the estate. There is unresolved confusion as to the precise identity of his mother, a ...

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Thackeray, Thomas James [Tom] (1796–1877), playwright, army officer, and agriculturist, was born on 5 September 1796 in Madras, India, the elder son of Thomas Thackeray (1767–1852) of Bath, a surgeon on the Madras establishment of the East India Company, and his first wife, ...

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See Warren [formerly Venables-Vernon], George John, fifth Baron Vernon