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date: 06 March 2021

Nicol, Williamlocked

(1770–1851)
  • A. D. Morrison-Low

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Nicol, William (1770–1851), geologist and scientific lecturer, was born on 18 April 1770 at Humbie in Haddingtonshire, and baptized there on 22 April. His parents were Marion Fowler and Walter Nickol or Nicoll, who were married in Humbie in August 1768, and they had at least one other child, ...

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