William McGavin (1773–1832) Scottish businessman and religious controversialist



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William McGavin or M’Gavin (1773–1832) was a Scottish businessman and religious controversialist. Born at Darnlaw, in the parish of Auchinleck, Ayrshire, he was third son of James M’Gavin, farmer, by Mary M’Millan, a farmer’s daughter of Muir-Kirk, in the same shire; the farm of Darnlaw belonged to James Boswell
Engraved by S. Freeman after the portrait by J. Campbell for ‘Lives of Illustrious and Distinguished’ by Robert Chambers, 1834. Published by Blackie & Son, Glasgow.

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Steel engraving
Original image size approx. 97 x 97 mm