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Cumming, Alexanderlocked

(1731/2–1814)
  • Gloria Clifton

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Cumming, Alexander (1731/2–1814), watchmaker and mechanician, is said by most sources to have been born in Edinburgh, although there is no trace of his baptism in the parish registers. However, according to the first Scottish Statistical Account (vol. 21, 1799), discovered by Mary Cosh...

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