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date: 17 February 2020

Weir, Williamlocked

(1802–1858)
  • Kenneth J. Cameron

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Weir, William (1802–1858), journalist, was born on 9 February 1802 at Mount Hamilton, St Quivox parish, Ayrshire, the only child of Oswald Weir, factor to the Oswalds of Auchencruive, pre-eminent local landowners, and of May Denholm (b. 1775) of Holywell, Dumfriesshire. He was orphaned by the age of thirteen, and the ...

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