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William Elliot (1859 - 1918)

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William Elliot
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Biography

William farmed Harwood, Muirglen, Langburnshiels, Clifton Park. He bought Lawrie & Symington (Auctioneers) in 1886, which, shortly thereafter, was closed to all sales of cattle and sheep because of Foot & Mouth disease for 42 weeks. He died in 1929 at Muirglen. He invented the Thistle Milking Machine, and a new method of refrigerating meat, opening up the importation of carcasses from the antipodes.


Sources

* The basic family tree has been researched, created and recorded by, initially Elliot-912 ¦ Dot Hogarth, and subsequently Elliot-852¦ Anne Scott.

  • Greater historical detail has been obtained from "The Elliots", by Lady Eliott of Stobs and Sir Arthur Eliott 11th Baronet of Stobs, First Edition, Published by Seeley Service & Co Ltd, 1974.


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