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Forbes, James Davidlocked

(1809–1868)
  • R. N. Smart

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Forbes, James David (1809–1868), physicist and geologist, was born on 20 April 1809 at 86 George Street, Edinburgh, youngest son and sixth child of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo, seventh baronet (1773–1828), banker, and Williamina Belsches (1777–1810), sole child and heir of John Belsches...

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