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Patrick Brydone

Birthplace: Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Berwickshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Brydone, Min. of Coldingham and Elizabeth Drysart
Husband of Mary Brydone
Father of Mary Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound and Elizabeth Brydone

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About Patrick Brydone

Biographical Summary

BRYDONE, PATRICK. 05/01/1736-19/06/1818. Ref: 231. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Coldingham, Berwickshire.
  • Place of Death: Lennel House, Berwickshire.
  • Profession: Traveller, Author.
  • Appointments Held: Comptroller of the Stamp Office.
  • Mother: Elizabeth Dysart d.1764.
  • Father: Robert Brydone 1687?-1761, minister of Coldingham.
  • Other Family: Son-in-law of Principal William Robertson FRSE 1721-93.
  • References: DNB 7, 1886, 166-7; Chambers, 2, p397; Shapin 71.
  • Memberships: FRS(1773), FSA, FSA(Scot).
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Edinburgh Philosophical Society: Non Residential.
  • 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. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 134

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Patrick Brydone's Timeline

January 5, 1736
Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland
April 4, 1785
Age 49
Age 49
June 19, 1818
Age 82
Berwickshire, Scotland