David Stuart Moncreiff of Moredun

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David Stuart Moncreiff

Birthdate: (79)
Death: April 17, 1790 (79)
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas Moncreiff of that Ilk, 2nd Baronet and Margaret Smythe
Brother of Sir Thomas Moncreiff of that Ilk, 3rd Baronet

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About David Stuart Moncreiff of Moredun

Biographical Summary

Moncreiff of Moredun, David Stuart (Steuart). 08/09/1710-17/04/1790. Ref: 1086. Male.

  • Place of interment: Chapel Royal, Holyrood, Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Advocate, Landowner, Agricultural Improver.
  • Appointments Held: Advocate 1736; Joint Deputy 1743, Sole Deputy 1752, King's Remembrancer in Exchequer; Secretary of Scottish Affairs to The Prince of Wales; Solicitor of Taxes 1766; 1781-90 one of the Barons of The Exchequer.
  • Marital Status: Unmarried.
  • Mother: Margaret Smythe Methven.
  • Father: Thomas Moncreiff of Moredun, 2nd Baronet Moncreiff d.1738.
  • References: Anderson 3, 177-8; F.J. Grant 1944; Shapin 332; S Devlin-Thorp Scotland's Cultural Heritage, 1, 1981.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • 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 659

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September 8, 1710
April 17, 1790
Age 79
Edinburgh, Scotland