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date: 11 December 2019

Kirk, Alexander Carnegielocked

(1830–1892)
  • John Mavor

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Kirk, Alexander Carnegie (1830–1892), mechanical engineer and inventor, was born in the manse of Barry, Forfarshire, on 16 July 1830, the eldest son in the family of three sons and one daughter of John Kirk (d. 1858), minister of Barry, and his wife, ...

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