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date: 26 May 2020

Neilson, Johnlocked

(1778–1839)
  • George Stronach
  • , revised by Maureen Donovan Lochrie

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Neilson, John (1778–1839), grocer and benefactor, was born on 14 December 1778 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, the second son in a family of five children of John Neilson, merchant and grocer of Paisley Cross, and his wife, Elizabeth née Sclater of Paisley. He was probably educated at ...

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