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date: 22 January 2020

Macdonald [formerly McDonald], Alexanderlocked

(1821–1881)
  • Richard Lewis

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Macdonald [formerly McDonald], Alexander (1821–1881), trade unionist and politician, was born on 27 June 1821 at Dalmacoulter Farm, New Monkland, Lanarkshire, the eldest of seven children of Daniel McDonald and his wife, Ann, née Watt. His father was a former seaman in the ...

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