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Brisbane, Sir Thomas Makdougall, baronetlocked

  • John Sweetman
  •  and Anita McConnell


Brisbane, Sir Thomas Makdougall, baronet (1773–1860), colonial governor and astronomer, was born at Brisbane House, Largs, Ayrshire, on 23 July 1773, the eldest son of Thomas Brisbane (1720?–1812) and his wife, Eleanor, daughter of Sir William Bruce of Stenhouse, Stirlingshire. Their second child, ...

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