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Kemp, George Meikle [pseud. John Morvo] (1795-1844), architect

Charles McKean

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15327
Kemp, George Meikle [pseud. John Morvo] (1795-1844), architect

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Kemp, George Meikle [pseud. John Morvo] (1795-1844), architect, was born on 26 May 1795, at Hillriggs Farm, near Biggar, Lanarkshire, the son of James Kemp, a shepherd, and his wife, Jean Mulberry or Mowbray (d. c.1827), a family frequently on poor relief. Showing an early fondness for drawing, carving, and ...

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