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James Hannay (1827 – 1873)
Novelist and journalist, was born at Dumfries, and after serving for some years in the navy took to literature, and became an editor of the Edinburgh Courant. He wrote two novels, Singleton Fontenoy (1850), and Eustace Conyers (1855); also Lectures on Satire and Satirists, and Studies on Thackeray. For the last five years of his life he was British Consul at Barcelona.