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date: 26 February 2020

Burns, William Chalmerslocked

  • W. G. Blaikie
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Burns, William Chalmers (1815–1868), missionary in China, was born at the manse of his father, William Hamilton Burns (1779–1859), at Dun, Forfarshire; his mother, Elizabeth, née Chalmers (d. 1879), came from Aberdeen. The family moved to Kilsyth, near Glasgow, about 1817, and later ...

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