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Robertson, Baron (UK, 1899 - 1909)


Creation: let.pat. 14 Nov 1899


Extinct: 2 Feb 1909


Family name: Robertson




Gules a Fess Ermine between two Wolves' Heads erased in chief and a Banner displayed bendwise in base Argent thereon a Canton Azure charged with a Saltire of the third


A Dexter Cubit Arm erect proper charged with an Ermine Spot the hand holding an Imperial Crown also proper


 Virtutis gloria merces



James Patrick Bannerman [Robertson], Baron Robertson, PC

2nd but only surv. son of Rev Robert John Robertson, of Forteviot, co. Perth, by his wife Helen Saunders Bannerman, dau. of Rev James Bannerman, of Cargill, co. Perth


10 Aug 1845


10 Apr 1872 Philadelphia Mary Lucy Fraser (d. 25 Jan 1907), dau. of W N Fraser, of Tornaveen, co. Aberdeen


1. Capt Hon Robert Bannerman Fraser Robertson, barrister, Inner Temple, served in South African War 1900-01 and in World War I 1914-18 (b. 14 Feb 1873; d. 19...)

2. Lieut Hon Hugh Robertson (b. 27 Sep 1879; dvp. 1 Feb 1901)

1. Hon Philadelphia Sybil Robertson (d. 12 Feb 1945), mar. 15 Jun 1904 as his first wife Capt Charles Lachlan Maclean RN (b. 20 Sep 1874; d. 27 Aug 1958), 2nd son of Sir Fitzroy Donald Maclean of Duart, 10th Bt., KCB, by his wife Constance Marianne Ackers, dau. and cohrss. of George Holland Ackers, of Moreton Hall, co. Chester, and had issue


2 Feb 1909


14 Nov 1899 for life Baron Robertson, of Forteviot in the County of Perth


advocate, Scots Bar 1867, QC 1885; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Buteshire 1885-91; Solicitor General for Scotland 1885-86 and 1886-88; Privy Councillor 1888; Lord Advocate 1888-91; Lord Justice General 1891-91; Lord President of the Court of Session 1891-99; Lord Rector of the University of Edinburgh 1896-96; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1899-1909; Chairman, Commission on Irish University Education 1901


 First written 16 Sep 2004



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