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date: 10 August 2020

Foulis, Robertlocked

(1707–1776)
  • Richard Ovenden

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Foulis, Robert (1707–1776), printer and bookseller, was born in Glasgow on 20 April 1707, the son of Andrew Faulls (Faulds; c.1690–1742), maltman of Glasgow, and Marion Paterson. He was brought up in Glasgow, and was apprenticed there to Alexander Leggatt, barber, in 1720, and in 1727 was made free as maltman, barber, and wigmaker. In 1730 he matriculated at ...

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