Joshua Henry Mackenzie, Lord Mackenzie

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Joshua Henry Mackenzie, Lord Mackenzie

Birthdate: (74)
Death: November 17, 1851 (74)
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Mackenzie and Penuel Grant
Husband of Helen Mackenzie
Father of Francis Lewis Mackenzie and Henry Mackenzie
Brother of James Mackenzie, WS; Lt.-Col. William Gordon McKenzie; Robert Mackenzie; Margaret Mackenzie and Hope Mackenzie

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About Joshua Henry Mackenzie, Lord Mackenzie

Biographical Summary

"Joshua Henry Mackenzie - Son of the celebrated Henry Mackenzie, was admitted advocate 19th January 1799, was appointed Sheriff-depute of the county of Linlithgow, 9th March 1811, and advanced to the bench, 14th November 1822, on the resignation of Sir William Macleod Bannatyne. His Lordship was also appointed a Lord of Justiciary in 1824, on the resignation of Lord Succoth, and one of the Lords Commissioners of the Jury Court, 12th November 1825."

SOURCE: An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 550

Henry MacKenzie's (1745-1831) eldest son, Joshua Henry Mackenzie (1777-1851) was a Senator of the College of Justice (known as Lord MacKenzie). He is buried with his father in Greyfriars Kirkyard.[14] Two other sons, Robert and William, both worked for the East India Company. He also had two daughters, Margaret and Hope.[15] -

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