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date: 24 February 2021

Brown, Johnlocked

(1826–1883)
  • K. D. Reynolds

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Brown, John (1826–1883), servant to Queen Victoria, was born on 8 December 1826 at Crathienaird in the parish of Crathie, Aberdeenshire, the second among the nine sons and two daughters of John Brown (1790–1875), a tenant farmer, and his wife, Margaret Leys (1799–1876)...

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Royal Archives, Windsor Castle, Berkshire [with gracious permission of her majesty the queen]
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