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Fraser, Robertlocked

(1798–1839)
  • William Bayne
  • , revised by Sarah Couper

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Fraser, Robert (1798–1839), poet, the son of a sailor, was born at Pathhead, Fife, on 24 June 1798. He was educated at local schools, and in 1812 was apprenticed to a wine merchant. In 1817 he became a clerk to an ironmonger, and two years later entered into partnership as an ironmonger in ...

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