Annan, Dumfries

Annan has an Academy where Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was a student (1805-1809), and then, after his studies at Edinburgh University, mathematics master 1814-1816. Carlyle, the son of a stonemason, was born at nearby Ecclefechan.

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