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date: 09 April 2020

Fettes, Sir William, baronetlocked

  • W. G. Blaikie
  • , revised by Alexia Lindsay


Fettes, Sir William, baronet (1750–1836), benefactor of Fettes College, Edinburgh, born in Canongate, Edinburgh, on 25 June 1750, was the son of William Fettes (d. 1758), merchant there, and Margaret (d. 1782?), daughter of James Rae, surgeon. After attending classes at ...

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