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Murdock [formerly Murdoch], Williamlocked

(1754–1839)
  • John C. Griffiths

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Murdock [formerly Murdoch], William (1754–1839), engineer and inventor, was born on 21 August 1754 at Bellow Mill, Old Cumnock, Ayrshire, the second son and third child of seven, of John Murdoch, miller and millwright, and his wife, Anne, sister of the agent for the ...

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