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Reid, Sir Williamlocked

(1791–1858)
  • Elizabeth Baigent

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Reid, Sir William (1791–1858), army officer and meteorologist, fifth child and eldest son of James Reid, minister of the Church of Scotland at Kinglassie, Fife, and his wife, Alexandrina, daughter of Thomas Fyers, chief engineer in Scotland, was born at Kinglassie on 25 April 1791. He was educated at a private school in ...

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