William Urquhart 1724-1745

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William URQUHART 1724-1745

Biographical Note

Born in Old Meldrum, Aberdeenshire, son of William Urquhart, 4th Laird of Meldrum (ca.1698-1775), and Mary Forbes. His bookplate records his occupation as an advocate.


Used engraved bookplates (Franks 30186): William Urquhart, younger, of Meldrum Advocat. 1724.
(Franks 30187): William Urquhart, of Meldrum Esqr. (The last plate reworked.)

The extent and disposition of his library is not known.


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