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CodeNA6201
Dates1857-1943
Person NameMaclehose; James (1857-1943); Printer and antiquarian
SurnameMaclehose
ForenamesJames
EpithetPrinter and antiquarian
ActivityJames Maclehose was born in Glasgow in 1857, the son of a publisher and bookseller. After a period at Glasgow University he became a printer. He was an antiquarian and wrote articles on Glasgow University Press, history and archaeology: his son Alexander was a poet. He was a trustee of the National Library of Scotland, as well as a member of the King’s Bodyguard for Scotland. He was awarded an honorary LLD, and died in 1943.
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