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date: 08 March 2021

Brodie, William [known as Deacon Brodie]locked

(1746–1788)
  • John Sibbald Gibson

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Brodie, William [known as Deacon Brodie] (1746–1788), local politician and thief, was probably born at Brodie's Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, the eldest of eleven children of Francis Brodie (d. c.1787), a prominent and prosperous local cabinet-maker or wright, whose family had been members of the ...

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