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date: 07 April 2020

Skinner, Johnlocked

(1721–1807)
  • William Donaldson

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Skinner, John (1721–1807), songwriter and ecclesiastical historian, was born on 3 October 1721 at Balfour in Birse, Aberdeenshire, the only child of John Skinner (c.1696–1776), parochial schoolmaster of Birse, and his wife, Jean Gillanders (d. c.1723), widow of Donald Farquharson...

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R. Chambers, ed., (1832–5) [1st edn; many edns to 1875]
National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
British Museum, London
University of Aberdeen