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John Balfour, 3rd Laird Of Pilrig
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Eliza Ogilvy Maitland-Heriot

James Balfour 58,266

  • Born: 17 February 1815, Edinburgh
  • Christened: 28 February 1815, Edinburgh
  • Marriage: Eliza Ogilvy Maitland-Heriot on 15 August 1844 348
  • Died: 1898 aged 83

bullet  General Notes:

Assumed the name of Melville on the death of his brother John in 1893.
Educated at Edinburgh Academy and Edkinburgh University, he joined his
father's frim where he became a solictor and later in 1842 a Writer to
the Signet. He was appointed Clerk to the Commissioners of Income Tax
for Midlothian; this position was held in the family until his grandson, John Inglis Balfour-Melville, resigned in 1962. He was also a Justice of the Peace for the County of Fife.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1841 in Pilrig House, Edinburgh.


James married Eliza Ogilvy Maitland-Heriot, daughter of James Maitland-Heriot and Unknown, on 15 August 1844.348 (Eliza Ogilvy Maitland-Heriot died in 1897.)

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