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Son of Sanquhar – John Dickson Wyselaskie

A' the Airts 8-12 High Street,, Sanquhar

How did an illegitimate child born (1818) of a Polish officer fighting for Napoleon (supposedly a grandson of the last king of Poland) and a Sanquhar maiden become a citizen of eminence in the colony of Victoria, Australia? This is about John Dickson’s journey from Sanquhar, his rise to eminence and his legacy to the […]