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Henderson, George (1783–1855), army officer and railway company director, son of Captain Henderson of the 4th regiment, was born on 4 June 1783 at Newton, his father's property, on the banks of the Dee, Aberdeenshire. After attending the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, he was commissioned in the ...


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Yolland, William (1810–1885), army officer and railway inspector, youngest surviving son of John Yolland, agent to the first earl of Morley, and his wife, Priscilla, was born at Merryfield, Plympton St Mary, Devon, on 17 March 1810. Educated at Trueman's mathematical school at ...