James Erskine, of Alva, Lord Barjarg

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James Erskine, of Alva, Lord Barjarg

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Birthplace: Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
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Son of Charles Erskine, Lord Tinwald and Grizel Erskine
Husband of Margaret Maguire and Jean Stirling
Father of Isabella Erskine
Brother of John Erskine; Christian Erskine; Charles Erskine; Robert Erskine; Kathrine Erskine and 6 others

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About James Erskine, of Alva, Lord Barjarg

Name: James Erskine Gender: Male Christening Place: EDINBURGH PARISH, EDINBURGH, MIDLOTHIAN, SCOTLAND Birth Date: 20 Jun 1722 Birthplace: Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Father's Name: Charles Erskine Mother's Name: Grisel Grierson https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTPG-54T

Biographical Summary

"Son of Charles Erskine of Tinwald, Lord Justice Clerk, was admitted advocate 6th December 1743, and constituted sheriff-depute of the county of Perth in 1748. In 1754, he was appointed one of the Barons of Exchequer; in 1758, Knight Marshall of Scotland, in the room of the Earl of Kintore, deceased; and on the death of Patrick Boyle of Shewalton, nominated one of the Judges of the Court of Session, and took his seat on the 18th June 1761, by the title of Lord Barjarg. His Lordship died on the 13th of May 1796, in the seventy third year of his age."

SOURCE: An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 526

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James Erskine, of Alva, Lord Barjarg's Timeline

1722
June 20, 1722
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1749
June 11, 1749
Age 26
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1772
January 26, 1772
Age 49
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1796
May 13, 1796
Age 73
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
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