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Fisken, Williamlocked

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Fisken, William (1812–1883), Free Church of Scotland minister and inventor, was born on Gelleyburn Farm, near Crieff, Perthshire, on 16 September 1812, the son of Thomas Fisken, a farmer, and his wife, Elizabeth Gray. After attending school at the neighbouring village of Muthill...

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