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Robert Lee (1830 - 1890)

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Lord Robert Lee
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Husband of — married in 19 Great Stuart Street, Edinburgh, Scotlandmap
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Biography

Robert Lee (Lord Lee) was the seventh son of the Very Rev. John Lee, Principal of the University of Edinburgh. He was born in 1830 and educated at the Edinburgh Academy and University of Edinburgh. He was admitted advocate in 1853, appointed Procurator of the Church of Scotland in 1869, made Sherriff of Stirling and Dumbarton in 1875, and Sherriff of Perthshire in 1877. He became a Lord of Session in 1880, with the title of Lord Lee. He died on 11 October 1890.

Sources

  • Robert Henry Mair, ed. Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench. Dean and Son, 1882. p.380[1]
  • "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYM1-4PD : 8 December 2014), George Augustus Borthwick in entry for Robert Lee and Catherine Alleyne Borthwick, 09 Aug 1854; citing Edinburgh Parish,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland, reference ; FHL microfilm 993,528.
  • Illustrated London News (London, England), Saturday, October 25, 1890; pg. 531: Obituary.


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