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Somerville, Alexanderlocked

(1811–1885)
  • Joseph Hamburger

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Somerville, Alexander (1811–1885), journalist and soldier, was born on 15 March 1811, at Springfield, Oldhamstocks, East Lothian, the youngest of eleven children of James Somerville, a farm labourer, and Mary Orkney, who before marriage had been a servant in a farmer's house. Somerville...

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