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date: 18 October 2019

Gordon, Annalocked

(1747–1810)
  • William Donaldson

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Gordon, Anna (1747–1810), ballad collector, was born in Old Aberdeen on 24 August 1747, the youngest daughter of Thomas Gordon (1714–1797), professor of humanity at King's College, Aberdeen, and his wife, Lilias Forbes of Disblair. She was presumably educated privately, and married on 13 December 1788 the ...

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