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See Baxter, William Alexander

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William Alexander Baxter (1877–1973) by unknown photographer reproduced with permission of Archives and Special Collections Department, Glasgow City Libraries, Information and Learning

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Baxter, William Alexander (1877–1973), food manufacturer, was born on 25 September 1877 at George Lane, Fochabers, Moray, the eldest son of George Baxter (d. 1925), master grocer, and his wife, Margaret Duncan. He made his reputation by supplying relatively simple foods of high quality to a wide clientele, including the royal household....

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Williamson [married name Campbell], Elizabeth Leitch [Bessie] (1910–1982), whisky distiller, was born in High Street, Glasgow, on 22 August 1910, the daughter of John Williamson, a mercantile clerk who died in 1918 while serving as a gunner in France with the Royal Garrison Artillery...

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Christian Edington Guthrie Wright (1844–1907) by unknown photographer [detail] Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh; photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Wright, Christian Edington Guthrie (1844–1907), founder of the Edinburgh School of Cookery, was born on 19 April 1844 in Glasgow, the only child of Harry Guthrie Wright, manager of the Glasgow and South-Western Railway Company. Her mother died following her birth, and father and daughter eventually settled in ...