David Monypenny, Lord Pitmilly (1769 - 1851)

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About David Monypenny, Lord Pitmilly

Biographical Summary

"Eldest son of Colonel Alexander Monypenny of Pitmilly, passed advocate 2d July 1791; was appointed Sheriff-Depute of the county of Fife, 7th February 1807; Solicitor-General, 22d February 1811; and advanced to the bench 25th February 1813, in the rooms of Lord Woodhouselee, whom he also succeeded as a Lord of Justiciary. His Lordship was nominated one of the Lords Commissioners of the Jury Court, 13th June 1815, at the original constitution of that Court. He resigned his offices in October 1830."

SOURCE: An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 548

"David Monypenny, Esq. of Pitmilly, J.P. and D.L., b. May, 1769, who was formerly sheriff of Fifeshire, and afterwards, successively, solictor-general of Scotland, and one of the Lords of Session as Lord Pitmilly. He m. Sept. 1810, Maria-Sophia, 3rd dau. of Sir George Abercrombie, 4th Bart. of Birkenbog; and dying s.p., was s. by his brother."

SOURCE: A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland, Vol. 2, page 1117

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David Monypenny, Lord Pitmilly's Timeline

May, 1769
September, 1810
Age 41
Age 81