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Thomson, Jameslocked

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Thomson, James (1700–1748), poet, was born on 11 September 1700 (and baptized on 15 September) in the village of Ednam, 2 miles north of Kelso, Roxburghshire, the son of Thomas Thomson (c.1666–1716), a Presbyterian minister, and Beatrix Trotter (d. 1725)...

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