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Skirving, Adamlocked

(bap. 1719, d. 1803)
  • William Donaldson


Skirving, Adam (bap. 1719, d. 1803), songwriter, was a son of Archibald Skirvine and Grizell Howdan, and was baptized at Athelstaneford in Haddingtonshire on 27 October 1719. He was educated at Prestonkirk and became a substantial farmer, tenant of Garleton Farm near Haddington...

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