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  • ID: I1552
  • Name: Alexander Abercromby
  • Suffix: of Glassaugh, MP
  • Prefix: Capt
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 5 NOV 1678 1
  • Death: 23 DEC 1728 2
  • Residence: Glassaugh, Banffshire, Scotland
  • Occupation: ADC to John Churchill, later Duke of Marlborough, in 1711
  • Note: 2 2 2 1

    3rd but 1st surviving son.
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    Had 2 sons and 4 daus.
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    MP Banffshire 1706-7.
    Long bio in The History of Parliament.
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    One of his sons had a life patent as King?s Limner (ie artist) in Scotland.
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    Commr. justiciary for Highlands [S] 1701, 1702; lt. 21 Ft. (R. Scots Fusiliers) 1706, capt. 1707, lt.-col. (half-pay) 1721; commr. Equivalent [S] 1707?19; a.d.c. to Duke of Marlborough (John Churchill) in Low Countries 1711; lt. gov. Fort William 1726??d.
    MP [S] Banffshire 1706?7.
    Burgess, Edinburgh 1724.
  • _UID: 8BB944599BEE4DD0969A4A7142EED9FB76EA
  • Change Date: 28 FEB 2012



    Father: Alexander Abercromby
    Mother: Katherine Dunbar b: 1655

    Marriage 1 Helen Meldrum
    • Married: BEF 1704
    • Note: by 1703 2
    Children
    1. Has Children James Abercromby b: 1706 in Glassaugh, Banffshire
    2. Has Children Catharine Abercromby b: 1708

    Sources:
    1. Text: History of Parliament
      www.historyofparliamentonline.org
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: The History of Parliament
      Author: Eveline Cruickshanks, Stuart Handley, & D W Hayton
      Publication: CIP
      Date: 2002
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