John Balfour of Trenabie

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John Balfour of Trenabie

Death: October 15, 1842
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Son of William Balfour of Trenabie and Elizabeth Coventrie
Husband of Henrietta Sullivan
Brother of Elizabeth Balfour; Margaret Balfour; Catherine Balfour; Colonel Thomas Balfour of Elwick; David Balfour and 1 other

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About John Balfour of Trenabie


John Balfour of Trenabie is the son of William Balfour of Trenabie and his wife Elizabeth Covantrie (aka Elizabeth Covingtree). He was born before 21 October 1750, the date upon which his baptism was registered at Westray in Orkney, Scotland. Scottish Baptisms

BALFOUR, John (1750-1842), of Trenabie, Orkney; Charlton Grove, Blackheath, Kent, and 18 Curzon Street, Mayfair, Mdx

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Family and Education

b. 6 Nov. 1750, 1st s. of William Balfour of Trenabie and Elizabeth, da. and h. of Rev. Thomas Coventry of Newark, Notts. educ. Aberdeen Univ. 1766-70. m. at Calcutta, 10 Nov. 1783,1 Henrietta, da. of Benjamin Sullivan of Dromeragh, co. Cork, wid. of Col. Alexander Maclellan, s.p. suc. fa. 1786.2 d. 15 Oct. 1842.


  • ORKNEY AND SHETLAND 1790 - 1796
  • ORKNEY AND SHETLAND 1820 - 1826


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October 21, 1750
October 21, 1750
Westray, Orkney, Scotland
October 21, 1750
Westray, Orkney, Scotland
October 15, 1842
Age 91