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date: 18 October 2019

Smith, James, of Deanstonlocked

(1789–1850)
  • Hugh Cheape

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Smith, James, of Deanston (1789–1850), textile industrialist and agricultural engineer, was born in Glasgow on 3 January 1789, the son of a Glasgow merchant of a Galloway family, who died two months after his birth. He was brought up by his maternal uncle, ...

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