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Handasyde Edgar

Birthdate:
Death: Died
Place of Burial: St. James, Jamaica
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Edgar of Auchingrammont and Margaret Edgar
Husband of N.N. Simpson
Father of Charity Edgar and Susan Edgar
Brother of Peter Edgar; Shusan Edgar; James Edgar of Auchingrammont; Alexander Edgar of Auchingrammont; Priscilla Edgar and 1 other

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Handasyde Edgar

HANDYSIDE EDGAR (OTHERWISE HANDASYDE EDGAR)

is e son of Alexander Edgar of Auchingrammont, and his wife, Margaret Edgar. He was born on 27 March 1754 and his baptism was registered at South Leith in Midlothian, Scotland, on 10 April 1754 [Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, index, FamilySearch] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XTT9-M1Q

Burial

Handyside Edgar (Otherwise Handasyde Edgar) was buried at St. James in Jamaica on 9 June 1806 [Caribbean, Deaths and Burials, 1790-1906, index, FamilySearch] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLPQ-4Z8

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Biographical Summary

Edgar, Handyside (Handaside). Ref: 484. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
  • Profession: Physician.
  • Appointments Held: Physician in Jamaica, West Indies.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MA(Glasgow 1776).
  • Postgraduate Studies: MD(Glasgow 1776).
  • References: Shapin 155.
  • Date of Election: 23/01/1786.
  • Proposers: John Robison, John Playfair, Andrew Dalzel, (Literary Section Minute 19/12/1785 NLS Acc10,000/3).
  • 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. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 285

Other References

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EVIDENCE FROM THE LANARK SASINE REGISTER

                               
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(1) Priscilla Edgar, daughter of Alexander Edgar of Nether Auchingraymont, relict of Thomas Hutton wright in Hamilton, and spouse of James Stewart minister at Anderson. (2) Alexander Edgar, son of Alexander Edgar of Nether Auchingraymont (3) Margaret Edgar spouse of Alexander Edgar of Nether Auchingraymont (4) James Edgar, son of Alexander Edgar of Nether Auchingraymont (5) Handyside Edgar, son of Alexander Edgar of Nether Auchingraymont [Lanark Sasine Register, 1772-78, reference RS42/XX/445]

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(1) Priscilla Edgar, daughter of Alexander Edgar of Nether Auchingraymont, relict of Thomas Hutton wright in Hamilton, and spouse of James Stewart minister at Anderson (2) Margaret Edgar, spouse of Alexander Edgar of Nether Auchingraymont (3) Alexander Edgar ,son of Alexander Edgar of Nether Auchingraymont (4) James Edgar, son of Alexander Edgar of Nether Auchingraymont (5) Handyside Edgar, son of Alexander Edgar of Nether Auchingraymont [Lanark Sasine Register, 1772-78, reference RS42/XX/452]

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Priscilla Edgar, daughter of Alexander Edgar of Nether Auchingraymont, relict of Thomas Hutton wright in Hamilton, and spouse of James Stewart minister at Anderson [Lanark Sasine Register, 1778-80, reference RS42/XXI/161]

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Handasyde Edgar's Timeline

1754
March 27, 1754
April 10, 1754
South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland
1806
June 8, 1806
Age 52
June 9, 1806
Age 52
St. James, Jamaica
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