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Laurie, John Patonlocked

  • P. S. Barlow


Laurie, John Paton (1897–1980), actor, was born on 25 March 1897 at 3 Ryedale Terrace, Maxwelltown, Kirkcudbrightshire, the fifth of the six children of William Laurie (1856–1903), a Dumfries tweed mill superintendent and kirk elder, and his wife, Jessie Brown (1858–1935). Although born into a family rooted in covenanting traditions, ...

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