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date: 01 March 2021

Gifford, Adam, Lord Giffordlocked

  • James Tait
  • , revised by Eric Metcalfe


Gifford, Adam, Lord Gifford (1820–1887), judge and benefactor, eldest son of James Gifford, administrator, and his wife, Catherine Ann, née West, teacher, was born at Edinburgh on 29 February 1820. His sister Mary married the Congregationalist minister Alexander Raleigh, and was the mother of ...

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J. Irving, ed., (1881)
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