James Ferrier, WS

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About James Ferrier, WS

Biographical Summary

"Ferrier, James — Apprentice to Archibald Campbell of Succoth. — Third son of John Ferrier of Kirkland, Renfrewshire, and his wife Grizel, daughter and heiress of Sir William Sandilands Hamilton, Bart., of Westport and Belsyde, Linlithgowshire. Born 1744. Died 18th January 1829. Mar. February 1767, Helen, daughter of Robert Coutts, Montrose. Principal Clerk of Session, 25th May 1802 to 22d June 1826. Father of Susan Edmonstone Farrier, novelist."

SOURCE: The Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet; 1890; page 68

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Biographical Summary

Ferrier, James — Apprentice to Archibald Campbell of Succoth. — Third son of John Ferrier of Kirkland, Renfrewshire, and his wife Grizel, daughter and heiress of Sir William Sandilands Hamilton, Bart., of Westport and Belsyde, Linlithgowshire. Born 1744. Died 18th January 1829. 3Iar. February 1767, Helen, daughter of Robert Coutts, Montrose. Principal Clerk of Session, 25th May 1802 to 22d June 1826. Father of Susan Edmonstone Farrier, novelist.

SOURCE: The Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet; 1890; page 68

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James Ferrier, WS's Timeline

1744
1744
1767
February 1767
Age 23
1767
Age 23
1771
October 25, 1771
Age 27
1773
August 15, 1773
Age 29
1782
September 7, 1782
Age 38
1784
March 24, 1784
Age 40
1829
January 18, 1829
Age 85