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date: 19 October 2019

Fyfe, Johnlocked

(1830–1906)
  • Tom Donnelly

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Fyfe, John (1830–1906), granite quarry master, was born at Goodhope, Bucksburn, Aberdeenshire, the eldest son of James Fyfe (d. 1846), quarry master, and his wife, Elizabeth Strachan. The region had for over two centuries been associated with the extraction of granite, and quarrying reached its peak in the latter half of the nineteenth century, when ...

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