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Spence, Peterlocked

(1806–1883)

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Spence, Peter (1806–1883), industrial chemist and alum manufacturer, was born on 19 February 1806 in Brechin, Forfarshire, Scotland, the younger son of a hand-loom weaver of Brechin, and his wife, whose family had been farmers for generations. Spence was educated at the parish school in ...

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