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Smith, Alexander

Thompson Cooper

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Smith, Alexander (1684–1766), vicar apostolic of the lowland district, was born at Fochabers, Moray, in June 1684, the son of Catherine Wilson; his father may have been Robert Smith, a Roman Catholic surgeon and oculist at Fochabers. He was admitted into the Scots College...

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