James Montgomery


Personal and Family Information

James was born on 28 APR 1811, the son of James Montgomery and Elizabeth. The place is not known.

He died on 16 JUL 1833. The place is not known.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


James Montgomery


James Montgomery


James Montgomery


William Montgomery


Barbara Rutherford


Margaret Scott


Robert Scott







Birth28 APR 1811
Death16 JUL 1833


Note 1

!Source: https://electricscotland.com/webclans/m/genealogicalmontgomery.pdf,

Genealogical History and Pedegree of the Family Montgopmery, Compiled by Thomas Harrison Montgomery, printed for private Circulation 1863, page 148.


Sir James was successively Solicitor-General of Scotland, Lord Advocate

and Lord Chief Baron. He died April 2, 1803, and was succeeded

by his son,

Sir James Montgomery, Baronet, of Stanhope, who was born October

9, 1766. He was bred to the bar, and appointed Lord Advocate of

Scotland, in 1804, which office he resigned in 1806. He married first,

August 1, 1806, Elizabeth, daughter of Dunbar, fourth Earl of Selkirk,

and had

I. James, born April 28, 1811, and died July 16, 1833. <<<<

II. Helen Anne, married, in 1830, William Forbes Mackenzie of Portmore, M. P.

for Liverpool.

III. Elizabeth, married, January 3, 1834, Capt. James Ker Williamson of Cardrona

; who died in 1847.

Sir James married, secondly, in 1816, Helen, daughter of the late

Thomas Graham, of Kinross, and had

IV. Graham, who succeeded him.

V. John Basil Hamilton of Newton, Lanarkshire, born September 11, 1824.

VI. Thomas IIenrv, Capt. 42d Highlanders ; born August 21, 1828.

VII. Anne, died unmarried, June 30, 1835.

VIII. Margaret Fleming, died February 23, 1840, unmarried.

Sir James died May 27, 1839, and was succeeded by

Sir Graham Graham Montgomery, Baronet, of Stanhope, who was

born July 9, 1823.