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date: 22 February 2020

Cumming, Sir William Gordon Gordon-, fourth baronetlocked

  • Jason Tomes


Cumming, Sir William Gordon Gordon-, fourth baronet (1848–1930), disgraced socialite, was born on 20 July 1848 at Sanquhar House, near Forres, Moray, the eldest son and second of four children of Alexander Penrose Gordon-Cumming (1816–1866), later third baronet, of Altyre and Gordonstoun, landowner and army officer, and his wife, ...

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