Sir John Henderson, 5th Baronet of Fordell

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John Henderson

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Fife, Scotland
Death: December 12, 1817 (55)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Robert Henderson, 4th Baronet Henderson of Fordell and Isabella Henderson
Husband of FNU Henderson
Father of Anne Isabella Durham
Brother of Sir Robert Bruce Henderson of Fordell, 6th Baronet and Jean Henderson

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About Sir John Henderson, 5th Baronet of Fordell

Biographical Summary

"Sir John Henderson, Baronet [S. 1664], of Fordell, 1st s. and h., b. Jan. 1762 ; admitted an Advocate [S.], 1774; M.P. for Fifeshire, July 1779 to 1780 ; for Kirkaldy burghs, 1780-84; for Seaford, March 1785 till void in 1786 ; for Stirling burghs, 1802 till void in Feb. 1803, and again 1806-07 ; suc. to the Baronetcy, 19 Oct. 1781 ; director of the Chamber of Commerce, July 1789 ; Provost of the borough of Inverkeithen, Oct. 1802. He m., in May 1781, ( — ) da. of General Robertson, of Newbigging, Governor of New York; she d. 6 Feb. 1782. He d. s.p.m. 12 Dec. 1817, at Edinburgh."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1903; Vol. III; page 347

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Sir John Henderson, 5th Baronet of Fordell's Timeline

January 1762
Fife, Scotland
Age 29
December 12, 1817
Age 55
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland