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Thomas Jameson Torrie

Death: August 07, 1858
Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Patrick Torrie and Janet Jameson
Husband of Catherine Paton Jameson

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Biographical Summary

Torrie,Thomas Jameson. ?-07/08/1858. Ref: 1518. Male.

  • Place of Death: Roslin, Midlothian.
  • Place of interment: Warriston Cemy, Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Advocate, Geologist, Mineralogist, Botanist.
  • Appointments Held: Advocate 1830.
  • Marital Status: Married (1846) Catherine Paton Jameson 1820-67.
  • Mother: Janet Jameson 1776-1853.
  • Father: Patrick Torrie 1763-1810.
  • Other Family: Nephew of Professor Robert Jameson FRSE 1774-1854.
  • References: F J Grant 1944; Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 4,1857-62, 112; A Boyle, Scotland's Cultural Heritage 5, 1984; A Livingstone, "Minerals of Scotland Past And Present", Edinburgh, 2002, 56-7.
  • Memberships: Plinian Society(1824 President 1827), MWS(1828), Highland Society(1837).
  • Date of Election: 15/12/1834.
  • Proposers: Sir John Robison, 19/3/1834, (ms Proposal NLS Acc. 10,000/45) (Billet 1/12/1834).
  • Service to the RSE: Councillor 1837-40.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 938

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August 7, 1858
Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland