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date: 09 July 2020

Wilson, Georgelocked

(1818–1859)
  • P. J. Hartog
  • , revised by R. G. W. Anderson

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Wilson, George (1818–1859), chemist and museum director, the son of Archibald Wilson (1784–1843), a wine merchant from Argyll, and his wife, Janet Aitken, was born at Edinburgh on 21 February 1818 with a twin brother, John, who died in 1836. His elder brother, ...

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