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date: 04 March 2021

Arthur, Jameslocked

(1819–1885)
  • Iain F. Russell

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Arthur, James (1819–1885), clothing retailer and manufacturer, was born on 6 March 1819 in Arthurlie, near Paisley, Renfrewshire, one of the two sons of Matthew Arthur (b. 1795), a bleachworks proprietor near Neilston, Renfrewshire, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Fraser. In 1837, after serving a brief apprenticeship in a draper's shop in ...

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