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Forsyth, William

Anita McConnell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Forsyth, William (1722–1800), merchant, was born at Cromarty, the eldest of three sons and two daughters of James Forsyth (d. 1739), formerly a builder from Moray, who had recently married Katherine Morrison and set up as a shopkeeper in the prosperous herring port of ...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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