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date: 11 November 2019

Burns, Jameslocked

(1789–1871)
  • T. F. Henderson
  • , revised by Anthony Slaven

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Burns, James (1789–1871), shipowner, was born in Glasgow on 9 June 1789, the third son of the Revd Dr John Burns (1744–1839), minister of the Barony parish of Glasgow, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Stevenson. His eldest brother, Dr John Burns FRS, became the first professor of surgery in the ...

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