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Stevenson, Thomaslocked

  • Roland Paxton


Stevenson, Thomas (1818–1887), civil engineer and meteorologist, born in Edinburgh on 22 July 1818, was the youngest surviving son of Robert Stevenson (1772–1850), and his wife, Jane (c.1779–1846), daughter of Thomas Smith (bap. 1752, d. 1815), engineer to the Northern Lighthouse Board...

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