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date: 06 May 2021

Russell, John Scottlocked

  • David K. Brown


Russell, John Scott (1808–1882), engineer and naval architect, eldest son of David Russell, a Scottish clergyman, and his wife, Agnes Clark (née Scott), was born at Parkhead, near Glasgow, on 8 May 1808. He was baptized John and added his mother's maiden name when he left home. At the age of twelve he began to study for the church at ...

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