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date: 04 December 2020

Herries, Sir Robertlocked

(c. 1731–1815)
  • John Booker


Herries, Sir Robert (c. 1731–1815), merchant and banker, was the eldest son of William Herries of Halldykes in Dryfesdale, Dumfriesshire, a distant descendant of the lords Herries of Terregles, and his first wife, Catherine, née Henderson. He had two brothers, two half-brothers, and one half-sister....

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