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1859, Jane, younger dau. of Henry Adamson, shipowner,
Aberdeen, with issue : —

1. Simpson, got the estate of Cammachmore from his father

in 1895, and died at Leddach, Skene, 4th September,
1910.

2. William McCombie, Captain, Royal Scots Greys, now

proprietor of Easter Skene and Lynturk.

3. Henry Adamson, died at Aberdeen, 12th May, 1871, in

his 6th year.
1. Margaret, married William Rich, mining agent, Millom,
Cumberland.

Died, at Easter Skene, 13th September, 19 10.
Duguid-McCombie, Peter. See Duguid, Peter.

Duncan, Charles. 25th April, 1854.

Fourth son of William Duncan, merchant, shipowner, and guild
burgess, Aberdeen, and Isabella Matthews, his wife. Born at
Aberdeen, 13th January, 183 1. Educated Grammar School,
Aberdeen; Alumnus, Mar. Coll., 1844-46 and 1849-50. App.
to Alexander Webster and John Webster (A. & J. Webster).
In partnership with Alexander Stronach (18 18), Peter Duguid
(afterwards Peter Duguid-McCombie) (1855), and Henry
Peterkin, solicitor, firm being Stronach, Duncan & Duguid.
Notary Public, admitted 1856. Examiner under "The Law
Agents (Scotland) Act" of 1873. First Vice-President of the
Incorporated Society of Law Agents in Scotland. Procurator Fiscal
of Aberdeenshire from 1880. Director, Town and County Bank
(Limited). Guild burgess of Aberdeen, admitted 1st March,
1869. Member of General Council, University of Aberdeen.



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Proprietor of Deebank, now Newton Dee, parish of Peterculter.
Portrait by James Cadenhead, A.R.S.A., at 20 Queen's Road,
Aberdeen. Married, at Edinburgh, 10th May, 1864, Emily
Robertson (died at Aberdeen, 15th December, 1898), youngest
dau. of Dr. David Macbeth Moir, Musselburgh (" Delta "), with
issue, of whom : —

William Oswald, advocate (1890).

Macbeth Moir, advocate (1891).

James Matthews, M.A., Aberd., 1894; M.B., Ch.B., 1899;

Great Grimsby.
Alexander Bell, B. A. (with honours), Oxon., Indian Civil Service.
Katherine Moir, married Hugh de Maine Alexander, M.D.,
Edinb., Medical Superintendent, Kingseat Asylum,
Newmachar.
Charlotte Rose, married James George Paull, advocate (1895).
Emily Robertson.
Died, at Deebank, 14th October, 1886.

Duncan, David. 3rd December, 1863.

Son of Robert Duncan, wright, Aberdeen. Born, 22nd January,
1838. M.A., Mar. Coll., 1859. App. to Clements Lumsden and
John Robertson (Lumsden & Robertson).

Died, unmarried, at Aberdeen, nth May, 1910, having been a
confirmed invalid for upwards of thirty years.

Duncan, Douglass. 3rd August, 1865.

Third son of John Duncan, advocate (1824). Born at Aberdeen,
30th October, 1840. Educated Grammar School, Aberdeen ;
Alumnus, Mar. Coll., 1856-59. App. to his father. Sometime
with Morton, Whitehead & Greig, W.S., Edinburgh. In
partnership with his father and Norval Clyne (1846), firm
being Duncan & Clyne ; thereafter with his father, firm being
John & Douglass Duncan. Factor, Secretary, and Librarian to



LIST OF MEMBERS. l6l

the Society, appointed ioth January, 1889. Honorary Sheriff
Substitute of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff. Commissioner
of Supply for Aberdeenshire. Member of General Council,
University of Aberdeen. Colonel, Commanding 1st Vol.
Battalion Gordon Highlanders. T

Duncan, George. 2nd March, 1894.

Elder son of James Duncan, architect, Turriff, and Ellen Liddle,
his wife. Born at Turriff, nth February, 1869. Educated
Public School, Turriff, and Grammar School, Old Aberdeen ;
M.A., Aberd., 1888. App. to Alexander Davidson, James Murray
Garden, John Whyte and John Stewart Bryce (Davidson & Garden).
In partnership with Alexander Wilson, solicitor, from 1894, firm
being Morice & Wilson. Lecturer on International Law in the
University of Aberdeen, appointed 1908. Joint author (with
Mr. D. Oswald Dykes, M.A., LL.B., advocate) of a treatise on
" The Principles of Civil Jurisdiction as applied in the Law
of Scotland," 191 1; and author of various articles on legal
subjects in the "Juridical Review," and other legal magazines.
Married, 4th August, 1897, Eveline Louisa, dau. of Peter
Crombie, dental surgeon in Aberdeen, with issue : —

1. James Lindsay.

1. Anne Elizabeth.

2. Helen Margaret Eveline.

Duncan, George Tait. 22nd June, 1899.

Eldest son of John Duncan, cattle salesman, Aberdeen, and
Mary Tait, his wife. Born at Aberdeen, 6th October, 1872.
Educated, Chanonry School, Old Aberdeen, Bonaccord School,
Aberdeen, and Morrison's Academy, Crieff ; M.A., Aberd., 1895;
B.L. (with honours), 1898. App. to James Collie, George Duncan
Collie, and James Younger Collie (James & George Collie). Clerk
and Treasurer to Old Machar School Board, 191 1.

1 " The Volunteer Officers' Decoration " was conferred on him in 1892 after thirty-three
years' service. Colonel Duncan retired in 1900, when he was presented with a piece of plate.

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Duncan, John. 30th June, 1824.

Only son of Francis Duncan, wood merchant, and guild burgess,
Aberdeen, and Jean Hendry, his wife. Born at Aberdeen,
31st August, 1801. Educated, Grammar School, Aberdeen;
M.A., Mar. Coll., 181 8. App. to Charles Donaldson (1814).
Sometime in partnership with Norval Clyne (1846); thereafter
with the said Norval Clyne, and his son Douglass Duncan (1865),
firm being Duncan & Clyne, and, finally, with his said son,
firm being John & Douglass Duncan. Notary Public. Chairman,
Caledonian Railway Coy., Deeside Railway Coy., and Great
North of Scotland Railway Coy. Deputy Chairman, Aboyne
and Braemar Railway Coy. Director, Aberdeen Banking Coy.,
and subsequently of the Union Bank of Scotland. Member,
Aberdeen Town Council. Guild burgess, admitted 25th October,
1833. Treasurer of the Society of Advocates, 1859-61. President,
1863-65. Portrait by John Phillip, R.A., at 11 Ferryhill Place,
Aberdeen. Married, at Aberdeen, 8th July, 1833, Helen Drysdale
(died at Cairngall, Longside, 29th October, 1890), dau. of Andrew
Douglass, merchant, Berwick-on-Tweed, with issue : —

1. Francis, Colonel, Royal Artillery ; C.B. ; M.A. ; D.C.L. ;

LL.D. ; M.P. for Holborn ; author; married, 24th August,
1858, May Kate, eldest dau. of the late Rev. William
Cogswell, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He died at Woolwich,
1 6th November, 1888.

2. John, merchant, Wellington, New Zealand, married, at

Kandy, Ceylon, 25th April, 1864, Emily, eldest dau.
of William Macartney, Colombo.

3. Douglass, advocate (1865).

4. Alfred Henry, at Monyruy, Cairngall.

5. Gordon, died at Aberdeen, 16th January, 1849, aged 3.

6. Robert Dyce, died at Aberdeen, 6th April, i860, aged 13.

7. William Hamilton Greville, India merchant, now retired.

1. Helen Douglass, married, at Aberdeen, 19th December,
1 86 1, William Hutchison of Cairngall.




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LIST OF MEMBERS. 163

2. Margaret Drysdale, married, first, Edward A. Lawrence,
Surgeon Major, Indian Medical Service (Bombay) ;
second, Barton Grindrod, East India merchant ; and died
at West Ealing, 31st July, 1910.

Died, at Cults, Aberdeenshire, 12th December, 1874.



Duncan, John (Junior). 17th July, 1855.

Son of James Duncan, merchant, Woodside, and Mary Pratt, his
wife. Born, 24th December, 1824. Alumnus, King's Coll.,
1845-47. App. to John Yeats and Alexander Flockhart
(Yeats & Flockhart). Sometime a partner in the said firm of
Yeats & Flockhart, and subsequently with Arthur D. Morice
(1870), firm being Duncan & Morice. Law Agent for the
Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce. Member of General Council,
University of Aberdeen.

Died, unmarried, at Merlebank, Ruthrieston, 12th May, 1888.

Duncan, Macbeth Moir. 22nd October, 1891.

Second son of Charles Duncan, advocate (1854). Born at Aberdeen,
1st September, 1866. Educated, Cargilfield Trinity School, and
Fettes College, Edinburgh ; scholar, Clare College, Cambridge ;
B.A. (Mathematical Tripos Honours, Senior optime), Cambridge,
1888. Law student, Aberd. and Edinb. App. to Peter Duguid
(afterwards Peter Duguid-McCombie), advocate (1855), and
Henry Peterkin, solicitor (Stronach, Duncan & Duguid). With
Mackenzie & Kermack, W.S., Edinburgh, 1890-91. Sometime
in partnership with the said Peter Duguid, Henry Peterkin, and
also his brother, William Oswald Duncan, firm being Duguid,
Peterkin & Duncans, which was altered to Peterkin & Duncans
on the retirement of the said Peter Duguid. Clerk, Mitchell's
Hospital. Major, Commanding 2nd City of Aberdeen Battery,
1st Highland Brigade, R.F.A. Married, 5th June, 1906,
Catherine Margaret, eldest dau. of James Murray Garden,
advocate (1868).



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Duncan, Thomas. 9th July, 1776.

Son of William Duncan, x wright, Aberdeen. Alumnus, King's
Coll., 1765-69. App. to John Alexander (1752). Joint Legal
Assessor and Clerk to the Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen.
Sheriff Substitute of Aberdeenshire. Married in October, 1777,
Elizabeth Johnston (died 3rd June, 1810), with issue: —
1. Thomas, advocate (1803).

Died in 18 16.



Duncan Thomas (Junior). March, 1803.

Son of Thomas Duncan, advocate (1776). M.A., Mar. Coll., 1796.
App. to Alexander Dauney (1776). Married, in 1807, Jessie,
otherwise Janet (married as her second husband, before 28th
November, 1820, Harry Leith-Lumsden, of Auchindoir, and
died at Edinburgh, 7th January, 1861, aged 73 2 ), residing in
Portsoy, dau of the late James Young, surgeon, R.N., 3 with
issue : —

1. Margaret, married, first, at Clova, 13th November, 1828,

Captain James Keith Forbes, Commander in the
H. E. I. C, Marine Service, and, second, in London,
13th May, 1844, Thomas Horlock Bastard.

2. Mary Elizabeth, married, at Edinburgh, 6th January, 1848,

Alexander Kilgour, M.D., Aberdeen.

3. Jessie, married, at Edinburgh, 24th December, 1855,

Professor C. Piazzi Smith, Astronomer Royal of
Scotland.

4. Anne Walker, married, at Clova, 15th April, 1840, Hugh

Mackenzie, Bengal Army.

Died, 2 1st January, 181 5.

1 On 1 6th January, 1 796, Thomas Duncan had Sasine in his father's tenements of
land, etc., on the east side of Lodge Walk.— "Aberdeen Sasine Register."

2 Jervise's "Epitaphs and Inscriptions," I., p. 264.

3 Aberdeen Kirk Session Registers.



LIST OF MEMBERS. 165

Duncan, William Oswald. 22nd August, 1890.

Eldest son of Charles Duncan, advocate (1854). Born at Aberdeen,
1st March, 1865. Educated, Rattray's School, Aberdeen ;
Cargilfield Trinity School, and Fettes College, Edinburgh ;
B.A. (Mathematical Tripos Honours, Senior optime), Cambridge,
1887. Law student, Aberd. and Edinb. App. to Peter Duguid
(afterwards Peter Duguid-McCombie), advocate (1855), and
Henry Peterkin, solicitor (Stronach, Duncan & Duguid). With
Mackenzie & Kermack, W.S., Edinburgh, 1889-90. Sometime
in partnership with the said Peter Duguid, Henry Peterkin, and
also his brother, Macbeth Moir Duncan, firm being Duguid,
Peterkin & Duncans, which was altered to Peterkin & Duncans
on the retirement of the said Peter Duguid. Served in South
African War, 1900-1901. Hon. Lieut, in the Army, 1901. Major,
1st Vol. Batt. The Gordon Highlanders, 1906. V.D., 1907.

Dunn, John. 20th July, 1839.

Son of John Dunn, merchant, and burgess of Aberdeen, and Ann
Farquharson Carr, his wife. Alumnus, Mar. Coll., 1830-32.
App. to Francis Gordon (1796). Sometime Sheriff Clerk
Depute, Commissary Depute, and Joint Auditor of Sheriff
Court at Aberdeen. Honorary Sheriff Substitute. Manager,
National Security Savings' Bank of Aberdeen. Member of
Council, Spalding Club, and editor of two of its vols. : — " A
short Abridgement of Britane's Distemper," 1639-49, by Patrick
Gordon of Ruthven, 1844; "Letters illustrative of Public
Affairs in Scotland, 1681-84, addressed to George, Earl of
Aberdeen, Lord High Chancellor of Scotland, by contemporary
Statesmen," 185 1. Married, at Aberdeen, 5th September, 1848,
Isabella (died at Aberdeen, 18th January, 1891), dau. of
Alexander Nisbet, Stoneyton.

Died, s.p., at Aberdeen, 19th August, 1853, aged 38. "

1 The following is the Spalding Club's tribute — "In Mr. John Dunn, the Club must
lament the untimely loss of the erudite and able editor of two of its works — a gentleman
who did much in every way to promote the interests of the Association, and who, if his
life had been spared, would, in all probability, have left a name known and honoured
in a wider sphere."






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Dunn, William. 16th October, 1856.

Seventh son of John Dunn, merchant, and burgess of Aberdeen,
and Ann Farquharson Carr, his wife. Born at Aberdeen, 26th
November, 1827. Educated, Trades School, Grammar School,
Aberdeen, and Mar. Coll. App., first, to his elder brother,
John Dunn (1839), and, second, to George Grub (1836).
Sometime in partnership with Peter Clark (1865), firm being
Dunn & Clark. Sometime Secretary, Treasurer, and Manager,
Public Soup Kitchen, and Treasurer, United Coal Fund.
Director, Northern Agricultural Company. Member of General
Council, University of Aberdeen. Member of Council,
New Spalding Club. Proprietor of Murtle, Peterculter.
Commissioner of Supply for Aberdeenshire. Commissioner for
Property and Income Tax. J. P. for Aberdeenshire. Active
promoter of,' and liberal contributor to Christ Church, Huntly, 1
and subsequently to St. Devenick's Church, Bieldside. Married,
at Aberdeen, 13th November, 1856, Helen, third dau. of William
Walker, wine merchant, Aberdeen, with issue : —

I. Annie Farquharson Carr, married, at Christ Church,
Huntly, 27th September, 1882, William Robert Freeman
of Cambridge Square, Hyde Park, London, and latterly
of Murtle Den, Aberdeenshire.

Durno, John. 24th July, 1764.

Eldest son of John Durno of Cattie (now Whitehouse), parish of
Tough, and Lilias Gilchrist, his wife. Born, 1741. Alumnus,
Mar. Coll., 1756-58. App. to John Gordon (1753). Sheriff
Clerk of Aberdeenshire (jointly with the said John Gordon), from

1 Prior to acquiring Murtle, Mr. Dunn was resident for several years at Huntly,
where he was Treasurer, and a leading member of Christ Church. When arrangements
were being made fcr the consecration of that Church, in September, 1909, he was requested
to go to Huntly to be present at the ceremony, so that he might, on behalf of the
congregation, present the keys to the Bishop. Dishealth, however, prevented the
request being complied with. The same cause prevented his laying the corner stone of
St. Devenick's, Bieldside, a duty which was gracefully performed by Mrs. Dunn, who
was presented with a silver trowel as a memento.



LIST OF MEMBERS. 1 67

14th July, 1764 to 10th February, 1784, when he resigned. 1
Keeper, Register of Sasines for the Counties of Aberdeen and
Kincardine. Collector of cess for the County of Aberdeen.
Fiars Juror, seventeen times, 1764-96. Burgess of Aberdeen,
admitted 6th September, 1765. J. P. for Aberdeenshire.
Succeeded to estate of Cattie, 2 and was proprietor of extensive
house property in Aberdeen, as well as of the lands of
Auchleuchries, Nether Tillykeira, Tyacksnook, and the first
and second lots of Stocket. Married in July, 1771, Jane, dau.
of Patrick Byres of Tonley, with issue : —
1. Jane, born 31st March, 1772.

2. , buried 12th September, 1778. 3

Died in Jamaica, 6th December, 18 16.

Durward, James. 8th January, 1756.

Educated, Grammar School, Aberdeen ; Alumnus, Mar. Coll.,

1740-44. App. to Thomas Burnett (1722).
Died, January, 1758. 4

Duthie, Alexander. 24th February. 1764.

Son of James Duthie, 5 and Margaret Thomson, his wife. Educated,
Grammar School, Aberdeen ; Alumnus, Mar. Coll., 1744-48.

1 Littlejohn's "Sheriff Court Records," III., p. 129. On 24th July, 1764, Durno
granted a Deed of Obligation, that, having been appointed, along with John Gordon of
Craig, conjunct Sheriff Clerk of Aberdeen by Commission, dated 14th July preceding,
he would not "during the life of the said John Gordon, at least so long" as he [Durno]
should continue to act as a Procurator before the Sheriff Court, M act as Sheriff Clerk
in any Business relating to the Court in any manner of way, except in granting
Deputations along with the said John Gordon, And that under the penalty of £$ " to be
paid to Alexander Lumsden, Advocate, then Manager of the Society's Funds. — Holograph
Deed in possession of Dr. David Littlejohn, Sheriff Clerk.

2 Mr. Durno resided for a long period at Kingswells, for which property he was factor.
His brother James was proprietor of Artrochie and H.B.M. Consul at Memel, receiving the
honour of knighthood on 13th March, 1799.

3 St. Nicholas Registers.

4 Buried in St. Nicholas Churchyard, 16th January, 1758. — " Kirkwork Accounts."
s "The Duthie Park."



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App. to Alexander Thomson (1718). Sometime joint assessor
and consulter to the town of Aberdeen. Honorary burgess
of Aberdeen, admitted 19th September, 1768; and guild
burgess, admitted 8th September, 1790. Fiars Juror, 1774-90.
Patron of the parish and parish church of Peterculter. "
Proprietor of Burnside, Rosehill, and Ruthrieston. Treasurer,
1774-76. President, 1789-90. Married in December, 1773,
Jane (died at Burnside, 18th May, 1840, aged 90), dau. of the
late Rev. Robert Pollock, D.D., Minister of Grey Friars, Professor
of Divinity, and Principal of Mar. Coll., with issue : —

1. Alexander, Dean of Guild of Aberdeen in 1820, afterwards

of Ruthrieston, died, unmarried, in 1830, aged 45.

2. James, solicitor, London.

3. Robert, shipowner, Aberdeen, afterwards of Ruthrieston,

died, unmarried, in 1838.

4. Walter, W.S. (See under Apprentices in Appendix.)

1. Jane, died at Burnside, 10th April, 1857.

2. Margaret, married, at Burnside, 28th November, 1809, her

cousin, Alexander Duthie, Junior, merchant, and
magistrate of Aberdeen.

3. Violet, died at Burnside, 22nd April, 1863.
Died, 7th February, 1792, aged 63.

Duthie, Alexander. 15th March, 1841.

Son of Alexander Duthie, Junior, merchant, burgess, and magistrate
of Aberdeen, and Margaret Duthie, his wife, being a younger
brother of William Duthie, advocate (1840). Alumnus, Mar.
Coll., 1830-33. App. to William Adam and Alexander Anderson
(Adam & Anderson). Notary Public. Second Secretary,
Royal Northern Agricultural Society. Member of General
Council, University of Aberdeen. Proprietor of Ruthrieston.

Died, at Edinburgh, unmarried, 24th June, 1877, aged 62. 2

1 Dr. Littlejohn's MS., which bears further that Mr. Duthie, as patron, took the oath
of Allegiance, etc., to George III., 24th October, 1766.

2 Mr. Duthie bequeathed between ,£20,000 and ,£30,000 to private friends and public
institutions. His sister, Miss Elizabeth Crombie Duthie, was the donor of the Duthie
Park to the city of Aberdeen.



LIST OF MEMBERS. 169

Duthie, John. 2nd July, 1808.

Son of John Duthie, burgess of Aberdeen. M.A., Mar. Coll.,

1803. App. to William Kennedy (1783).
Died, unmarried, 9th February, 1863, aged 77, having been an invalid

for upwards of thirty years.

Duthie, William. 1st August, 1840.

Son of Alexander Duthie, Junior, merchant, guild burgess, and
sometime magistrate of Aberdeen, and Margaret Duthie, his
wife, being an elder brother of Alexander Duthie, advocate
(1841). Alumnus, Mar. Coll., 1827-30. App., first, to Alexander
Crombie (1789), and, second to James Brebner (1828). Fiars
Juror, 1841. Guild burgess, admitted 1841.

Died, unmarried, 3rd October, 1858, aged 46.

Dyce, Robert. 30th June, 1824.

Son of Alexander Dyce of Tillygreig, Udny, and Elizabeth
Cruickshank, his wife. Born 1st June, 1788. Alumnus, Mar.
Coll., 1 8 14- 16. App. to George Yeats (1804). Chamberlain of
the burgh of Inverurie. Sometime Director, Aberdeen Banking
Coy., and subsequently of Union Bank of Scotland.

Died, unmarried, at Old Aberdeen, 7th June, 1857.

Edmond, Alexander. 22nd July, 1858.

Eldest son of Francis Edmond, advocate (1829). Born at Aberdeen,
2 1st September, 1836. Educated, Grammar School, Aberdeen ;
Alumnus, Mar. Coll., 1850-52. App. to his father. Partner of
Edmonds & Macqueen, and subsequently of Edmonds & Leding-
ham. Notary Public. Examiner from February, 1887, under "The
Law Agents (Scotland) Act" of 1873. Chairman, Aberdeenshire
Local Authority, 1883-89. Chairman, Aberdeen Educational
Trust. General Council Assessor in Aberdeen University Court
from 1889. Director, Northern Assurance Coy., Aberdeen Land
Association, and Great North of Scotland Railway Coy. Com-
missioner of Supply for Aberdeenshire. Proprietor of Garthdee.

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170 SOCIETY OF ADVOCATES IN ABERDEEN.

Fiars Juror, 1881-90. Guild burgess of Aberdeen, admitted 3rd
March, 1890. President of the Society of Advocates, 1884-91.
Portrait in Committee Room. Married, at Kincraig House,
31st October, i860, Alice, youngest dau. of the late Major
Roderick McKenzie of Kincraig, Ross-shire. She married, as
her second husband, at Paris, 18th August, 1896, the Vicomte —
afterwards Comte — de Roussel.
Died, s.p., at Garthdee, 18th June, 1891. «

Edmond, Alexander (Junior). 17th May, 1864.

Fourth son of James Edmond, advocate (1821). Born at Aberdeen,
28th June, 1841. Educated at Little Belmont Street Public
School, and Grammar School, Aberdeen ; Alumnus, Mar. Coll.,
1855-58. App. to his father. With Hill & Robertson, W.S.,
Edinburgh, 1861-63. In partnership with his father, 1st January,
1872, until the death of the latter, firm being James & A. Edmond.
Notary Public. Treasurer, British and Foreign Bible Society.
Secretary and Treasurer, Institution for the Education of the
Deaf and Dumb. Trustee and Manager, Aberdeen Savings'
Bank. Member of General Council, University of Aberdeen.
Author of " A few Historical Notes concerning The Society
of Advocates in Aberdeen," 1906. Joined the Volunteer force
in August, 1859; Lieutenant, No. 7 Coy., 1st Aberdeenshire
Rifle Volunteers, 1871-74. Rejoined as Quartermaster in 1895,
and continued till 1901, when received the Long Service Medal
and retired, with rank of Captain, owing to age limit. Guild
burgess of Aberdeen, admitted 3rd December, 1894. Treasurer
of the Society of Advocates, 1902-4. President, 1904-6. 2

1 "The Scottish Law Review," VII., pp. 220-21.

2 During the Aberdeen University Quatercentenary celebrations, Mr. Edmond, as President
of the Society, gave a Luncheon to eminent members of the legal profession. Amongst those
invited were — The Lord Provost, Sheriff Crawford, The Moderator of the General Assembly
of the Church of Scotland, The Lord Justice General, The Lord Advocate, The Lord Justice
Clerk, Sir Edward Fry, The Dean of Faculty, The Solicitor General, The Lyon King of
Arms, The Deputy Keeper of the Signet, The Rev. Dr. Mitchell, Moderator Designate of
the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland ; Professor Goudy, Oxford ; Professor
Rankine, Edinburgh ; Professor Borgeaud, Geneva ; Professor Deruginsky, St. Petersburg ;
Professor Taranger, Christiania ; Professor Grabar, Jurieff-Dorpat ; The President of the
Society of Solicitors ; The Treasurer of the Society of Advocates ; The Factor of the
Society of Advocates, and G. W. W. Barclay, Esq. — Anderson's " Records of the
Quatercentenary," pp. 344-45.




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LIST OF MEMBERS. . 171

Portrait in Committee Room. Married, at Raeden House, Stocket,
1 8th January, 1872, Mary (died at 18 Rubislaw Terrace, Aberdeen,
26th August, 1893), dau. of William Ligertwood, late of Logie-
rieve, Udny.

Edmond, Francis. 19th December, 1829.

Third son of Francis Edmond, wood merchant, cartwright, and guild
burgess of Aberdeen, and Katharine Paul, his wife. Born at
Aberdeen, 12th November, 1805. Educated privately, and at
Grammar School, Aberdeen ; M.A., King's Coll., March, 1823 ;
LL.D., Aberd., 1881. App. to David Hutcheon (1789). Sometime
in partnership with his elder brother, James Edmond (1821), firm
being J. & F. Edmond, thereafter with the said David Hutcheon,
firm being Hutcheon & Edmond, and, finally, partner in the
firm of Edmonds & Macqueen. Notary Public. Legal adviser
to the University. Founder of Law Bursary there in 1889. J
Law Agent to the North of Scotland Bank. Proprietor of
Kingswells, Newhills. Commissioner of Supply for Aberdeenshire.
Fiars Juror, thirteen times, 1865-80. Guild burgess, admitted
24th October, 1842. Member of Council, New Spalding Club.
Author of " A Letter to the Office-bearers, etc., of the Free
Church of Scotland"; also a second letter, 1850, and "Scripture
Texts Selected." Portraits by Sir George Reid, P.R.S.A., LL.D.,
in the University Senatus Room, and in the United Free Church