Sir James Foulis, 5th Bart. of Colinton

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James Foulis, 5th Bart. of Colinton

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Death: January 03, 1791
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Son of Henry Foulis and Jean Foulis
Husband of Mary Foulis
Father of Sir James Foulis, 6th Baronet, of Colinton

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About Sir James Foulis, 5th Bart. of Colinton

Biographical Summary

"Sir James Foulis, Baronet [S 1634] of Colinton, nephew and heir, being 1st son of heir of Henry Foutis, by Jean, daughter of Adam Foutis, of Edinburgh, Merchant, which Henry was 2nd and youngest son of the 3rd Baronet. He was an Antiquary of some note, and as early as 1701 wrote a treatise on the Celtic origin of the Scots. He succeeded to the Baronetcy in July 1742. He married Mary, daughter of Archibald Wightman, of Edinburgh, Writer to the Signet [S]. He died 3 January 1791."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II, page 402

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