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date: 19 October 2019

Anderson, Williamlocked

  • James Britten
  • , revised by Anne Pimlott Baker


Anderson, William (1766–1846), horticulturist, was born in Easter Warrington, Edinburgh, the son of a forester and gardener to a Jacobite laird in the western highlands who had helped Charles Edward, the Young Pretender, to escape after the 1745 rising. He was known to be working in some nurseries near ...

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