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date: 20 October 2020

Laidlaw, Williamlocked

(bap. 1779, d. 1845)
  • T. W. Bayne
  • , revised by Gillian Hughes

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Laidlaw, William (bap. 1779, d. 1845), friend of Sir Walter Scott and James Hogg, was born at Blackhouse farm in Yarrow, Selkirkshire, and baptized on 28 November 1779, the eldest of three sons of James Laidlaw, tenant of Blackhouse farm, and his wife, ...

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