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Dixon familylocked

(per. 1770s–1880)
  • Anthony Slaven

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Dixon family (per. 1770s–1880), iron and coal masters, were for three generations deeply involved in the coal and iron industries of western Scotland. They came to prominence with William [i] Dixon (1753–1824), iron and coal master, whose origins are obscure but who is reputed to have come to ...

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A. Slaven & S. Checkland, eds., , 2 vols. (1986–90)