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Irvine, Alexanderlocked

(bap. 1794, d. 1873)
  • D. E. Allen


Irvine, Alexander (bap. 1794, d. 1873), botanist and bookseller, was born at Daviot, Aberdeenshire, the son of James Irvine of Skellarts, a well-to-do farmer, and baptized there on 27 April 1794. He was educated at the grammar school at Daviot and at Marischal College, Aberdeen...

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