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Cadell family (per. c. 1740–1934), coal and ironmasters, engineers and geologists, came to prominence with William [i] Cadell (1668–1728), who appeared in Haddington as a journeyman glazier in 1701, and became a burgess there in 1704 by right of his father-in-law....

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Williamson, John Thoburn (1907–1958), geologist and diamond mine owner, was born at Montfort, Quebec, Canada, on 10 February 1907, the second of four children and elder son of Bertie J. Williamson, owner of a timber company, and his wife, Rose C. Boyd, who was of French extraction. His father had emigrated from ...