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date: 15 October 2019

Blair, Sir Robertlocked

(1859–1935)
  • David Thoms

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Blair, Sir Robert (1859–1935), educational administrator, was born in Wigtown in south-west Scotland on 8 March 1859, the eldest of the ten children of William Blair and his wife, Mary, née Hood. His father, a Presbyterian, appears to have had a variety of jobs but was principally a cobbler by trade. ...

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