Alexander Wood (1788 - 1864)

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Birthplace: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Death: Died
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Wood of Woodcote, Lord Wood, Alexander. 12/11/1788-18/07/1864. Ref: 1629. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Hon.
  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Advocate.
  • Appointments Held: Advocate 1811; Sheriff 1830 Kirkcudbright; Dean 1841 Faculty of Advocates; 1842-62 Senator of the College of Justice.
  • Schools and Tutors: The High School, Edinburgh.
  • Undergraduate Studies: Edinburgh University.
  • Marital Status: Married (1815) Jane Anderson.
  • Mother: Miss Campbell of Glensaddle.
  • Father: George Wood, MD, Edinburgh.
  • Other Family: father-in-law of John Inglis, Lord Glencorse, FRSE 1810-91.
  • References: F J Grant 1944; Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 5, 1862-6, 309-11.
  • Date of Election: 06/02/1826.
  • Proposers: James Skene of Rubislaw (Billet 6/2/1826).
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 1011

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Alexander Wood of Woodcote, Lord Wood's Timeline

1788
November 12, 1788
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1815
1815
Age 26
1864
July 18, 1864
Age 75
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