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Allen, (Charles) Grant Blairfindie (1848-1899), writer on science and novelist

James Sutherland Cotton and Rosemary T. Van Arsdel

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/373
Allen, (Charles) Grant Blairfindie (1848-1899), writer on science and novelist

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Allen, (Charles) Grant Blairfindie (1848-1899), writer on science and novelist, was born at Alwington, near Kingston, Ontario, Canada, on 24 February 1848, the second but only surviving son of Joseph Antisell Allen (1814-1900), a clergyman of the Church of Ireland who had emigrated to Canada between 1840 and 1842 and ...

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