James Rolland, WS (1802 - 1889)

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Birthplace: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Occupation: Solicitor
Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About James Rolland, WS

Biographical Summary

Rolland, James — Apprentice to, and second son of, Adam Rolland, W.S. — Born 24th November 1802. Died 20th November 1889. Mar. 21st April 1840, Maria Rebecca, eldest daughter of William Stothert of Cargen, Kirkcudbrightshire.

SOURCE: The Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet; 1890; page 173

Notes

  • Date of Birth: 23 November 1802 is specified in the Scottish Old Parish Registers(GROS OPR 685/001 0400 0124, Edinburgh/Midlothian).
  • His portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn is on loan to the Art Gallery of Ballarat. A hanging ceremony was conducted on 23 November 2013, on the 211th anniversary of his birth, in the presence of a number of his ancestors including his 4th great grand-daughter Georgia, on her second birthday.
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James Rolland, WS's Timeline

1802
November 23, 1802
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1829
July 7, 1829
Age 26

A History of The Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet with a List of Members of the Society from 1594 to 1890 and an abstract of the minutes, 1890
(http://archive.org/stream/historyofsociety00socirich) Page 173

1840
April 21, 1840
Age 37
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1841
February 17, 1841
Age 38
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1843
1843
Age 40
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1844
August 3, 1844
Age 41
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1846
November 13, 1846
Age 43
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1857
March 22, 1857
Age 54
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1889
November 20, 1889
Age 86
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, Scotland