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John Balfour

Death: Died
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Son of William Balfour, of Trenaby and Elizabeth Balfour
Brother of Colonel Thomas Balfour and David Balfour

Managed by: George McMillan Barham Black
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About John Balfour

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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John Balfour's Timeline

November 6, 1750
October 15, 1842
Age 91