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Brown, Johnlocked

(bap. 1756?, d. 1816)
  • Iain Gordon Brown


Brown, John (bap. 1756?, d. 1816), military engineer and artist, was the second son of George Brown, an Aberdeenshire land surveyor, and Barbara, née May. He was probably baptized in Perth on 20 November 1756. Nothing is known of his education or early life; but he must have trained as a surveyor. He went at an early age to ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
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H. L. Mallalieu, , 3 vols. (1976–90)