David Boyle, Lord Justice-General (1772 - 1853)

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Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"David Boyle, Lord Boyle (26 July 1772 – 30 January 1853) was a Scottish judge...

...Boyle was the son of Reverend Patrick Boyle, son of John Boyle, 2nd Earl of Glasgow. His mother was Elizabeth Dunlop, daughter of Alexander Dunlop. He became an advocate in 1793. He was Member of Parliament for Ayrshire from 1807 to 1811 and served as Solicitor General for Scotland during that period. In 1811 he was appointed a Senator of the College of Justice, with the judicial title Lord Boyle. He was Lord Justice Clerk from 1811 to 1841 and Lord Justice General from 1841 to 1852. He became a Privy Counsellor in 1820...

...Boyle married firstly Elizabeth Montgomerie, daughter of Alexander Montgomerie, in 1804. They had several children, including Patrick Boyle, father of David Boyle, 7th Earl of Glasgow; and Alexander Boyle, a Vice-Admiral in the Royal Navy. After Elizabeth's death in April 1822 Boyle married secondly Catherine Campbell Smythe, daughter of David Smythe, a Lord of Session, in 1827. There were children from this marriage as well, including George David Boyle, who became Dean of Salisbury. Boyle died in February 1853, aged 80. His second wife died in December 1880."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'David Boyle, Lord Boyle', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 11 October 2012, 16:08 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=David_Boyle,_Lord_Boyle&oldid=517223479> [accessed 11 November 2012]

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July 26, 1772
December 24, 1804
Age 32
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March 10, 1810
Age 37
Age 48
July 17, 1827
Age 54
May 17, 1828
Age 55
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
December 2, 1830
Age 58
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
February 1, 1833
Age 60