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Abercromby, Alexander, Lord Abercromby (1745-1795), judge and essayist

James Balfour Paul and Matthew Kilburn

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/38

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Abercromby, Alexander, Lord Abercromby (1745-1795), judge and essayist, was born on 15 October 1745, probably at Menstrie, Clackmannanshire, the fourth and youngest son of George Abercromby of Tullibody, Clackmannanshire (1705-1800), who had trained as an advocate, and his wife, Mary (d. 1767), daughter of Ralph Dundas of Manour, Perthshire. His ...

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