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William Alexander (c.1818-1886)
"Death of Mr. Alexander, Her Majesty's Inspector of Mines. — The death is announced of Mr. William Alexander, Her Majesty’s Inspector of Mines. The deceased, who was in his sixty-eighth year, was inspector of the Western District of Scotland, while Mr. Ralph Moore has the Eastern District under his control. Mr. Alexander was appointed to his office thirty years ago, and almost up till the last he was able to give active attention to his duties.