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Croll, Jameslocked

(1821–1890)
  • David Kushner

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Croll, James (1821–1890), geologist and climatologist, was born on 2 January 1821 at St Martin's, Perthshire, the second of four sons of David Croll, a stonemason of Little Whitefield, Perthshire, and his wife, Janet Ellis of Elgin. Both his parents were devout Scottish Congregationalists. ...

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