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Taylor, James (1813–1892), minister of the United Presbyterian church, civil servant, and historian

T. B. Johnstone

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27038

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Taylor, James (1813–1892), minister of the United Presbyterian church, civil servant, and historian, was born in Greenlaw, Berwickshire, on 18 March 1813, the son of Alexander Taylor, farmer, and his wife Violet, née Pringle. From the parochial school of his native district he passed to the ...

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