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Kirkaldy, Davidlocked

  • Denis Smith


Kirkaldy, David (1820–1897), engineer, was born on 4 April 1820 at Mayfield, near Dundee, the second among three children of William Kirkaldy (1786–1858), merchant and shipper, and his wife, Susannah (1796–1824), daughter of George Davidson of Dunoon and his wife, Margaret. His parents were both Scottish....

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