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Alison, Sir Archibald, second baronet (1826-1907), army officer

Ernest Marsh Lloyd and James Lunt

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/30380

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Alison, Sir Archibald, second baronet (1826-1907), army officer, was born at Edinburgh on 21 January 1826, the eldest son of Sir Archibald Alison, first baronet (1792-1867), historian, and his wife, Elizabeth Glencairn (1799-1873), youngest daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel William Tytler. In 1835 Possil House, near Glasgow, became the family home. The ...

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