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James Wedderburn

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. James Wedderburn-Colvile and Isabella Wedderburn
Husband of Isabella Clerk
Father of Jemima Blackburn and Andrew Wedderburn
Brother of Peter Wedderburn and Jemima Blackburn

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About James Wedderburn

Biographical Summary

Wedderburn, James. 12/11/1782-07/11/1822. Ref: 1584. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Hon.
  • Profession: Advocate.
  • Appointments Held: Advocate 1803; Advocate Depute 1810-11; Sheriff 1811-16 Peebles; Solicitor General 1816.
  • Marital Status: Married (1813) Isabella Clerk d.1865.
  • Father: James Wedderburn Colville of Ochiltree.
  • Other Family: Brother-in-law of Sir George Clerk of Penicuick,Baronet. FRSE 1787-1867 and of John Clerk-Maxwell FRSE 1787-1856, Uncle of James Clerk-Maxwell FRSE 1831-79.
  • References: F J Grant 1944.
  • Date of Election: 08/01/1821.
  • Proposers: Sir William Arbuthnot, 15/5/1820, (ms Proposal, NLS Acc. 10,000/43).
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 980

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James Wedderburn's Timeline

November 12, 1782
Age 30
November 7, 1822
Age 39
March 1, 1823
Age 39