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Ogilvie, Williamlocked

(1736–1819)
  • Lionel Alexander Ritchie

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Ogilvie, William (1736–1819), classical scholar and advocate of common property in land, was the only son of James Ogilvie, landowner and farmer, of Pittensear, in Moray, and his wife, Marjory Steuart, of Tannachy. His parents died when he was quite young, leaving him in charge of the estate and with the care of his four sisters. It is likely that he attended the nearby ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)