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Sir William Wallace

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir William Wallace

Born on 27 May 1830 at Glasgow, William Thomas Francis Agnew Wallace was the eldest son of Sir John Alexander Agnew Wallace, Bt., and his wife Janet née Rodger. He entered the Army and rose to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Grenadier Guards. He was at one time an Assistant Military Secretary in Australia. His father died on 10 February 1857, aged 82, and William became the 8th baronet. He lived at Lochrayn, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, the family seat in Scotland. At the time of the 1861 census he was at 130 George Street, Edinburgh. He died in London in 1892.

Photographed in 1860 by Camille Silvy of London.


Code: 125998
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