Sir James Montgomery 2nd Bart.

9th Oct 1766 - 27th May 1839

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

  1. Sir James Montgomery, 2nd Baronet, Lord Advocate for Scotland 1804-6, MP for Peebleshire (1800-31), brother-in-law of Robert Nutter Campbell (q.v.) for whom he was trustee (presumably of his wedding settlement). Son of Sir James Montgomery (d. 1803), who had kept a black servant called Hannibal. Robert Nutter Campbell married Margaret Montgomery 01/09/1791. All his property was left to his eldest son, successor and residuary legatee, Graham Montgomery (1823-1901), Conservative Member for Peeblesshire, 1852-68, and Selkirkshire and Peeblesshire, 1868-80.

Sources

T71/880 Grenada claim no. 780 (Carriere).

  1. http://www.thepeerage.com/p10985.htm and http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1820-1832/member/montgomery-sir-james-1766-1839 [both accessed 04/02/2013].

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
Sir James Montgomery
Spouse
(1) Lady Elizabeth Douglas (1804) (2) Helen Graham (1816)
Children
With (1) Helen Anne, Elizabeth, James. With (2) Anne, Margaret Fleming, Sir Graham-Graham, John Basil, Thomas Henry
Occupation
Lawyer

Associated Claims (1)

£6,030 14S 1D
Awardee (Trustee)

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

MP
Conservative 
election →
Peeblesshire Peeblesshire
1800 - 1831

Relationships (1)

Brother-in-laws