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Craig, Jameslocked

(1739–1795)
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Craig, James (1739–1795), architect, was born in Edinburgh, the eldest son of William Craig (1695–1762), merchant in Edinburgh, and Mary Thomson (1710–1790), sister of the poet James Thomson (1700–1748), author of The Seasons. He was educated at George Watson's Hospital, Edinburgh, where he was admitted on 4 April 1748 by right of his father and of his grandfather ...

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National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh
H. M. Colvin, , 3rd edn (1995)