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Moodie, Donaldlocked

  • Christopher Saunders


Moodie, Donald (1794–1861), colonial official, was born in Melsetter, Hoy Island, Orkney, on 25 June 1794, the third child of Major James Moodie, laird of Melsetter (1757–1820), and his wife, Elizabeth Dunbar. He entered the Royal Navy in 1808 at the age of fourteen as a first-class volunteer in the flagship at ...

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