Hercules james Robertson (1795 - 1874)

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Birthplace: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Death: Died
Managed by: Alisdair Smyth
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"Hercules James Robertson, Lord Benholme (13 October 1795 – 15 September 1874) was a Scottish judge.

Born in Edinburgh, he was the son of George Robertson-Smith and his wife Isabelle Smith. Robertson was educated at the Royal High School (Edinburgh) and went then to the University of Edinburgh. He was called to the Scottish bar in 1817.[2] Robertson was Sheriff of Renfrewshire in 1842 and was appointed a Lord of Session assuming the judicial title Lord Benholme, after his mother's family seat.

On 7 July 1829, he married Ann Wilhelmina, the youngest daughter of Charles Hope, Lord Granton. Robertson had by her, who died in 1842, four sons and two daughters. He survived his wife until 1874."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Hercules Robertson, Lord Benholme', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 17 November 2012, 22:19 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hercules_Robertson,_Lord_Benholme&oldid=523566300> [accessed 24 February 2013]

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October 13, 1795
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
September 15, 1874
Age 78