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Chambers, Williamlocked

(1800–1883)
  • Sondra Miley Cooney

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Chambers, William (1800–1883), publisher, was born on 16 April 1800 in Peebles, Scotland, the first of six children and the eldest son of James Chambers (1778–1824), cloth manufacturer and merchant, and Jean Gibson (c.1781–1843), the daughter of a local landowner. He spent the first thirteen years of his life in ...

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