Henry James Moncreiff, 2nd Baron Moncrieff, Lord Wellwood
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"Henry James Moncreiff, 2nd Baron Moncreiff (24 April 1840 - 3 March 1909) was a Scottish judge who succeeded to the title Baron Moncreiff...
...Moncreiff was born at Edinburgh, the son of James Moncreiff, 1st Baron Moncreiff and his wife Isabella Bell, daughter of Robert Bell, Procurator of the Church of Scotland. He was educated at Harrow School and was admitted at Trinity College, Cambridge on 22 March 1858. He was awarded BA in 1862 and LL.B. in 1864...
...Moncreiff was admitted as an advocate in 1863 and was Advocate-Depute in 1866, from 1868 to 1874 and in 1881. He was Sheriff of Renfrew and Bute from 1881 to 1888. In 1888 he became Senator to the College of Justice, Scotland, with title of Lord Wellwood. He succeeded to the title Baron Moncreiff on the death of his father on 27 April 1895. In 1901 he became Lord Lieutenant of Kinross-shire. He was author of Review in Criminal Cases. He lived at Tulliebole Castle, Kinross. Moncreiff married firstly on 3 April 1866 Susan Wilhelmine Dick-Cunyngham, daughter of Sir William Hanmer Dick-Cunyngham, 8th Baronet. He married secondly on 26 March 1873, Millicent Julia Fryer, daughter of Colonel Frederick Daniel Fryer, of Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket. He had no children and was succeeded by his brother Robert."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Henry Moncreiff, 2nd Baron Moncreiff', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 6 May 2012, 04:23 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Henry_Moncreiff,_2nd_Baron_Moncreiff&oldid=490925972> [accessed 26 September 2012]