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Moore, Arthur William (1853–1909), historian and Manx scholar, born on 6 February 1853 at Cronkbourne, Douglas, Isle of Man, was the eldest of the ten children (five sons and five daughters) of William Fine Moore (1814–1895) JP, proprietor of the Tromode Sailcloth Mills...


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Skene, William Forbes (1809–1892), historian and Celtic scholar, the second of seven children of James Skene (1775–1864) of Rubislaw, near Aberdeen, and Jane (1787–1862), daughter of Sir William Forbes, sixth baronet, of Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire, was born on 7 June 1809 at Inverie, Kincardineshire...


William Forbes Skene (1809–1892) by Sir George Reid, 1888 Scottish National Portrait Gallery