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Melvill, Thomaslocked

  • A. M. Clerke
  • , revised by Anita McConnell


Melvill, Thomas (1726–1753), natural philosopher, was born in Monimail, Fife, the son of the Revd Andrew Melvil (d. 1736) of Monimail and his wife, Helen, formerly White, and the younger brother of Robert Melville (1723–1809), army officer. He matriculated at Glasgow University...

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