Sir Charles ERSKINE, ,of Tinwald,Lord Justice Clerk of Scotland

Male 1680 - 1763  (83 years)


Personal Information

  • Name Charles ERSKINE 
    Prefix Sir 
    Suffix ,of Tinwald,Lord Justice Clerk of Scotland 
    Born 1680 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Apr 1763  Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Charles Erskine was the fourth son of Sir Charles Erskine, Baronet, of Alva, by his spouse Christian, daughter of Sir James Dundas of Arniston.He actually spelt his name Areskine.

      Entering Parliament in 1722, and serving as Solicitor General (1725-1737) and Lord Advocate (1737-1742), before appointment to the bench as Lord Tinwald in 1742. In 1748 he became Justice Clerk
    Person ID I4018  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2019 

    Family 1 Grizel GRIERSON, ,Heiress ,and daughter of John Grierson of Barjarg,   bur. Grey Friars Church Cemetery , London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 21 Dec 1712 
    • Charles and Grizel also had ten children who all died young and are also buried at Grey Friars.
    Children 
     1. Christian ERSKINE,   b. 30 Dec 1715,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Charles ERSKINE, M.P,   b. 21 Oct 1716,   d. 25 Jun 1749  (Age 32 years)
     3. James ERSKINE, ,Lord Alva,of Barjarg,   b. 20 Jun 1722, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1796, Drumsheugh, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Jean ERSKINE,   b. 15 Apr 1726, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1752, Dumfries, Dumfrieshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     5. Susannah ERSKINE,   b. 20 Sep 1727,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F1254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth HARESTANES, ,widow of Dr William Maxwell of Preston,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 26 Aug 1753 
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F2678  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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