Robert Dick

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Mr Robert Dick (1/1811-24/12/1866)




Robert Dick, Baker of Thurso, self-taught botanist, geologist and naturalist.
Born at Tullibody, Clackmannanshire, January 1811.
Started in business as a baker in Thurso, 1830.
Died 24th December 1866.

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Entry for Robert Dick in Wikipedia, and 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Full text of "Robert Dick, baker, of Thurso, geologist and botanist" by Samuel Smiles, 1879 (also as PDF file).
Watch a video inspired by Robert Dick, "Portable Museum Of Curiosity", from Caithness Horizons Museum, Thurso.

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