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Lindsay, James Bowman (1799–1862), experimenter with electricity and writer on theology

Tim Procter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/16702

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Lindsay, James Bowman (1799–1862), experimenter with electricity and writer on theology, was born on 8 September 1799 at Cotton of West Hills, Carmyllie, Arbroath, the eldest son of John Lindsay, tailor then farmer, and his wife, Elizabeth Bowman. He was apprenticed as a weaver but, persuaded by his love of learning, his parents sent him to ...

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Subjects: Electrical Engineering ; Theology

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