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date: 03 June 2020

Meikle, Jameslocked

(1730–1799)
  • W. A. Greenhill
  • , revised by Patrick Wallis

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Meikle, James (1730–1799), surgeon and religious writer, was born at Carnwath, in the upper part of Clydesdale, on 19 May 1730, the fifth child of George Meikle (d. 1748), a surgeon and druggist. James, a delicate boy, received little regular education; but he was religiously brought up by his parents, and when about sixteen years old joined the ...

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