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1813 in Scotland

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1813 in Scotland

1813 in Scotland
1811 | 1812 | 1813 | 1814 | 1815

Events from 1813 in Scotland.


The Telford bridge at Invermoriston


  • 1 April - Whaler Oscar wrecked off Aberdeen with the loss of 44 lives.[1]
  • 15 April - Foundation stone of new harbour at Newhaven, Edinburgh, laid.[2]
  • October - Completion of road bridge at Potarch by Thomas Telford; his bridge at Invermoriston is also completed this year.[3]
  • Glasgow weavers fail in an attempt to secure higher wages.
  • Robert Owen obtains control of the cotton spinning mills at New Lanark and publishes A New View of Society, or Essays on the Principle of the Formation of the Human Character.



The Arts

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