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date: 12 July 2020

McGill, Alexanderlocked

(c. 1680–1734)
  • John Lowrey


McGill, Alexander (c. 1680–1734), mason and architect, was the son of George McGill, minister of Arbirlot in Forfarshire (c.1641–1691×1702), and his wife, Margaret Guthrie. In 1697 he was apprenticed to Alexander Nisbet, an Edinburgh mason with strong professional connections in Forfarshire...

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