James Baronet Foulis

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James Foulis, 3rd Bart. of Colinton

Also Known As: "James Foulis of Reidfurd"
Birthplace: Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1711 (62-70)
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir James Foulis, 2nd Bart. of Colinton and Barbara Foulis
Husband of Margaret Foulis
Father of Thomas Foulis; Henry Foulis and Sir James Foulis, 4th Bart. of Colinton

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About James Baronet Foulis

Biographical Summary

"Sir James Foulis, Baronet [S 1634] of Colinton, son and heir by 1st wife; was Advocate [S] 8 June 1669, and was (v.p.) a Senator of the College of Justice [S], 10 November 1674, being then entitled Lord Reidford; M.P. [S] for co Edinburgh, 1685-86, 1689, and 1689-93, when his seat was declared vacant as he had not taken the allegiance oath. He succeeded to the Baronetcy, 19 January 1688. P.C. [S] 1702. He married 4 September 1670, Margaret, daughter of John Boyd, Dean of Guild, of Edinburgh. He died 1711."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II; page 402

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January 4, 1645
Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 38
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 66