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Wilson, Robert (1787–1871), traveller and antiquary

Thelma G. Watt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Wilson, Robert (1787–1871), traveller and antiquary, was born on 25 April 1787 at Banff, north-east Scotland, elder son of Andrew Wilson (1751–1827), proprietor and builder in Banff, and his wife, Margaret Reid (1760–1803), a member of a prominent Banff family.

After a classical education at ...

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