James Montgomery (1766 - 1839)

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Birthplace: Peebleshire, Scotland
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Montgomery of Stanhope, Sir James, Bart. 09/10/1766-27/05/1839. Ref: 1096. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: 2nd Baronet of Stanhope(1803).
  • Place of Birth: Peeblesshire.
  • Profession: Advocate, Politician.
  • Appointments Held: Advocate 1787; MP 1800-31 Peeblesshire; 1804-6 Lord Advocate.
  • Schools and Tutors: High School, Edinburgh 1773-8.
  • Marital Status: Married 1st (1806) Lady Elizabeth Hamilton d.1814 2nd (1816) Helen Graham d.1828.
  • Mother: Margaret Scot.
  • Father: Sir James William Montgomery of Stanhope, FRSE 1721-1803, 1st Baronet.
  • Other Family: son-inlaw of Dunbar Douglas, 4th Earl of Selkirk FRSE 1722-99 and brother-in law of Basil William Douglas, Lord Daer FRSE 1763-94,Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk FRSE 1771-1820 and Sir James Hall of Dunglass, 4th Baronet FRSE 1761-1832.
  • References: F.J. Grant 1944; Anderson 3, 182; Shapin 338.
  • Date of Election: 22/06/1807.
  • Proposers: Sir James Hall, Alexander Dirom, Thomas Charles Hope (Meeting 02/02/1807 NLS Acc10.000/4 & Acc 10,000/12).
  • 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 664

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Sir James Montgomery, 2nd Baronet Montgomery of Stanhope's Timeline

1766
October 9, 1766
Peebleshire, Scotland
1804
August 1, 1804
Age 37
1811
April 28, 1811
Age 44
1816
1816
Age 49
1823
July 9, 1823
Age 56
1824
September 11, 1824
Age 57
1828
August 21, 1828
Age 61
1839
May 27, 1839
Age 72
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