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Name  Walter Thom
Role  Writer
Died  1824

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Walter Thom (1770–1824) was a Scottish writer and journalist.

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Life

He was born at Bervie, Kincardineshire, and later moved to Aberdeen, where he established himself as a bookseller. In 1813 he went to Dublin, as editor of the Dublin Journal, assisted by his son Alexander Thom. He died in there on 16 June 1824.

Works

Thom was the author of a History of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, 1811) and of a treatise on Pedestrianism (Aberdeen, 1813). He also contributed to Brewster's Encyclopædia, to Sir John Sinclair's Statistical Account of Scotland, and to William Shaw Mason's Statistical Account of Ireland.

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