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Watson, William, Baron Watsonlocked

  • J. M. Rigg
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Watson, William, Baron Watson (1827–1899), judge, the elder son and second of the six children of Thomas Watson (1794–1864), minister of the Church of Scotland, and his wife, Eleonora (d. 1887), daughter of David McHaffie of Eastwood and Overton, was born on 25 August 1827, at the ...

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