Historical records matching Alexander Lockhart, of Craighouse, Lord Covington
About Alexander Lockhart, of Craighouse, Lord Covington
"Alexander Lockhart of Covington - Son of George Lockhart of Carnwarth, and Lady Euphemia Montgomery, daughter of the Earl of Eglinton, passed as advocate 20th January 1722...
...After practising as an advocate for upwards of half a century, he was appointed successor to Alexander Fraser of Strichen, and took his seat by the title of Lord Covington, on the 10th March 1775, and died on the 10th November 1782, in the eighty-second year of his age."
SOURCE: An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 533