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Fleming, John (1785–1857), naturalist and Free Church of Scotland minister

D. T. Moore

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/9705

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Fleming, John (1785–1857), naturalist and Free Church of Scotland minister, was born on 10 January 1785 at Kirkroods, a farm near Bathgate, Linlithgowshire, the son of Alexander Fleming and his wife, Catherine Nimmo. He appears to have enjoyed natural history from an early age. He studied for the ministry of the ...

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