William Thom

(c. 1798—1848) poet and weaver

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(1798?–1848), poet: b. Aberdeen; lives and works as a weaver in Inverurie 1840–4; d. and buried in Dundee. ‘The Blind Boy's Pranks’ in Aberdeen Herald 1841, Rhymes and Recollections of a Handloom Weaver 1844 .

From The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland in Oxford Reference.

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