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date: 20 October 2019

Gleig, George Robertlocked

  • Douglas M. Peers


Gleig, George Robert (1796–1888), chaplain to the armed forces and author, was born on 20 April 1796 at Stirling, the son of George Gleig, bishop of Brechin, and his wife, Janet Hamilton of Kilbrackmont, Fife. He had two brothers and one sister who survived childhood. He was first taught by his father before going to the local grammar school in ...

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