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Fletcher Norton

Birthdate:
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley and Grace Norton
Husband of Caroline Elizabeth Norton
Father of Fletcher Norton, 3rd Baron Grantley; Grace Charlotte Conyers Norton; George Chapple Norton and Augusta Norton
Brother of William Norton, 2nd Baron Grantley and Grace Norton

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Fletcher Norton

Biographical Summary

Norton, Fletcher. 16/11/1744-19/06/1820. Ref: 1170. Male.

  • Place of Death: Abbeyhill, Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Barrister, Politician.
  • Appointments Held: Barrister 1769; Bencher 1795; MP 1773-4 Appleby, 1774-5 Carlisle; 1776-1820 Baron of the Exchequer.
  • Schools and Tutors: Harrow, London; Eton College, Buckinghamshire, 1756-62.
  • Training: Middle Temple 1765.
  • Undergraduate Studies: University College, Oxford. 1762.
  • Marital Status: Married (1793) Caroline Elizabeth Balmain.
  • Mother: Grace Chapple.
  • Father: Fletcher Norton, 1st. Baron Grantley, 1716-89.
  • References: DNB 41, 1895, 21 (under Fletcher Norton his father); Shapin 361; S Devlin-Thorp Scotland's Cultural Heritage, 2, 1981, 69.
  • Memberships: Highland Society.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • 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 700

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Fletcher Norton's Timeline

1744
November 16, 1744
1794
May 1794
Age 49
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1796
July 14, 1796
Age 51
1800
1800
Age 55
1820
June 19, 1820
Age 75
Edinburgh, Scotland
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