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date: 06 May 2021

Gordon, Sir James Alexanderlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Roger Morriss


Gordon, Sir James Alexander (1782–1869), naval officer, eldest son of Charles Gordon of Wardhouse, Aberdeenshire, and his wife, a daughter of Major James Mercer, of Auchnacant, Aberdeenshire, was born at Kildrummy Castle, Kildrummy, Aberdeenshire. He entered the navy in November 1793 on the ...

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