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Mackay, Charleslocked

(1812–1889)
  • Angus Calder

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Mackay, Charles (1812–1889), poet and writer, was born in Perth, Scotland, on 26 March 1812 (though he always gave his birth date as 27 March 1814), the son of George Mackay, a bandmaster in the Royal Artillery, and his wife, Amelia, née Cargill...

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Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
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