James Elphinstone, 5th Lord Balmerino
Son of John Elphinstone, 4th Lord Balmerinoch and Christiana Elphinstone
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About James Elphinstone, 5th Lord Balmerino
"James, fifth Lord Balmerino and fourth Lord Coupar, born 24 November 1675, adopted the legal profession. He was called to the bar in 1703, and had a large practice. On 5th June 1714, a few days before the death of Queen Anne, he was appointed one of the Lords of Session, and assumed the style of Lord Coupar... He died at Leith 5 January 1746...
...He married (contract dated 28 April and 7 May 1718) Elizabeth, daughter of David Carnegie, fourth Earl of Northesk, who survived him till the 21 September 1767. They had no issue."
SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. I, page 570-571
- An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 494
James Elphinstone, 5th Lord Balmerino's Timeline
November 24, 1675
January 5, 1746