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Macquarie, Lachlanlocked

(1761–1824)
  • John Ritchie

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Macquarie, Lachlan (1761–1824), army officer and colonial governor, was born on 31 January 1761 on the Hebridean islet of Ulva, one of six children of Scottish-born parents, Lachlan Macquarie, a carpenter and tenant farmer, and his wife, Margaret, née Maclaine. His father was a cousin of the sixteenth laird of the ...

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