James Fraser Tytler of Woodhouselee, WS

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James Fraser Tytler, WS

Birthdate: (82)
Death: October 10, 1862 (82)
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee and Anne Fraser, of Belnain
Husband of Margaret Carmichael
Father of James Stuart Fraser Tytler of Woodhouselee, WS
Brother of Patrick Fraser Tytler; William Fraser Tytler, of Belnain; Anne Fraser Tytler and Jane Fraser Tytler

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About James Fraser Tytler of Woodhouselee, WS

Biographical Summary

Tytler of Woodhouselee, James. 09/10/1780-10/10/1862. Ref: 1534. Male.

  • Profession: Writer to the Signet.
  • Appointments Held: WS 1803; Lyon Depute 1827-; Crown Agent 1829-32, 1834-5, 1841-56, 1852-3.
  • Training: Apprentice to Richard Hotchkiss.
  • Marital Status: Married (1810) Elizabeth Carmichael d.1845.
  • Mother: Ann Fraser of Balnain.
  • Father: Alexander Fraser-Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee FRSE 1747-1813.
  • Siblings: William Fraser Tytler FRSE 1777-1853 and Patrick Fraser Tytler 1791-1849.
  • Other Family: Grandson of William Tytler of Woodhouselee FRSE 1711-92.
  • References: History of the Society of Writers 350; Register of The Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet 1983, 324.
  • Memberships: Highland Society(1840).
  • Date of Election: 01/12/1821.
  • Proposers: Willaim Arbuthnot, (NLS Acc 10,000/12, 7/5/1821,Billet 3/12/1821).
  • Resigned/Removed/Election Cancelled/Not Admitted: Resigned.
  • Date of Resignation: Resigned 1833-6.
  • 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 949

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James Fraser Tytler of Woodhouselee, WS's Timeline

October 9, 1780
August 5, 1820
Age 39
October 10, 1862
Age 82