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William Davie

A Thomas Annan photograph of a portrait of William Davie (1791-1857). The painting was by John Graham-Gilbert.

Davie was Glasgow's Town Clerk. He was a keen supporter of the House of Refuge and Reformatory for Boys on Duke Street, and in 1851 the University of Glasgow awarded him the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws.

Reference: Mitchell Library, GC 920.041435 COR

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
Doctors of laws, honorary degrees, House of Refuge and Reformatory for Boys, portraits, reformatories, Town Clerks, University of Glasgow



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