James Ferguson (1735 - 1820)

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Birthplace: Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: Died in London, England
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About James Ferguson

Biographical Summary

Ferguson of Pitfour, James. 25/05/1735-06/09/1820. Ref: 522. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Aberdeenshire.
  • Place of Death: St James' Place, London.
  • Place of interment: Greyfriars Cemy, Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Advocate, Politician.
  • Appointments Held: Advocate 1757; MP 1789-90 Banffshire, 1790-1820 Aberdeenshire.
  • Marital Status: Unmarried.
  • Mother: Hon. Anne Murray.
  • Father: James Ferguson of Pitfour, Lord Pitfour SCJ.
  • References: Shapin 167; S Devlin-Thorp Scotland's Cultural Heritage, 2, 1981,33; F J Grant 1944.
  • Memberships: Highland Society.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002, pt. 1. A-J, page 307

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James Ferguson of Pitfour's Timeline

1735
May 25, 1735
Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1820
September 6, 1820
Age 85
London, England
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Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland