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Life of Blantyre’s Alexander Crawford

Alexander Crawford was born in Blantyre on 24th July 1837 at his grandparents home at Blantyre Works. His parents were Alexander Crawford Snr from Blantyre b1819 and his mother was Lucy Chalmers of Bothwell b1815. Younger Alexander was the eldest child of 7 siblings. Alexander (or Sandy as he allegedly liked to be known) is […]