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date: 17 October 2019

Train, Josephlocked

(1779–1852)
  • Angus Fraser

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Train, Joseph (1779–1852), exciseman and antiquary, was born on 6 November 1779 at Gilminscroft in the parish of Sorn, Ayrshire, where his father was land steward. In 1787 the family moved to Ayr, where Train's father became a day labourer. His own schooling was limited. At an early age he was apprenticed to a weaver in ...

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