Reference Entry

Allardice, Robert Barclay [known as Captain Barclay] (1779-1854), pedestrian

Leslie Stephen and Dennis W. Brailsford

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Allardice, Robert Barclay [known as Captain Barclay] (1779-1854), pedestrian, was the son of Robert Barclay (1731-1797) of Ury, Kincardineshire, founder of the town of Stonehaven, who took the name of Allardice upon his marriage to Sarah Ann Allardice (d. 1833) in 1776. The marriage was dissolved in 1793, and Mrs ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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