Sir James Ferguson, 8th Baronet of Kilkerran

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James Fergusson

Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Dailly, Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: October 25, 1973 (69)
Immediate Family:

Son of General Sir Charles Fergusson, 7th Baronet GCB, GCMG, DSO, MVO and Lady Alice Mary Boyle
Husband of Louise Frances Balfour Stratford Dugdale
Father of Private; Sir Charles Fergusson of Kilkerran, 9th Bt; Alice Blanche Helen Fergusson and Christian Frances Fergusson
Brother of Helen Dorothea Fergusson; Reverend Simon Charles David Fergusson; Bernard Fergusson, Baron Ballantrae and Charles Fergusson

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About Sir James Ferguson, 8th Baronet of Kilkerran

Biographical Summary

Ferguson of Kilkerran, Sir James, Bart. 18/09/1904-25/10/1973. Ref: 3919. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: 8th Baronet of Kilkerran (1951).
  • Place of Birth: Dailly, Ayrshire.
  • Profession: Journalist, Historian.
  • Appointments Held: 1934-49 Broadcaster and Leader-writer, Glasgow Herald; Keeper of the Records of Scotland 1949-.
  • Schools and Tutors: Eton College, Buckinghamshire.
  • Undergraduate Studies: Balliol College, Oxford.
  • Postgraduate Studies: LL.D (Hon, Glasgow 1960).
  • Marital Status: Married (1930) Frances Dugdale.
  • Mother: Lady Alice Boyle.
  • Father: General Sir Charles Fergusson, 7th Baronet of Kilkerran.
  • References: RSE Year Book, 1975, 25-7; Who Was Who 7.
  • Date of Election: 04/03/1968.
  • Proposers: Neil Campbell, Lord Balerno, Sir Edmund L Hirst, Anthony E Ritchie (ms Proposal Form).
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002, pt. 1. A-J, page 310

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