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Blane, Sir Gilbert, first baronetlocked

  • J. Wallace


Blane, Sir Gilbert, first baronet (1749–1834), physician, the fourth son of Gilbert Blane, was born on 29 August 1749 at Blanefield, Ayrshire, in western Scotland; the Blanes were a wealthy merchant family. Gilbert was educated at Kirkoswald and Maybole schools in Ayrshire until the age of fourteen, before attending the ...

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