James Russell

Lived
1784-1830
Origin
Woodside, Larbert, Stirlingshire
Father
David Russell of Woodside d.1808
Mother
Elizabeth McCall of Braehead, d. 1788. David subsequently married in 1795 Mary Robertson, youngest daughter of James Robertson Barclay of Keavil.
Address
He owned 13 Castle Street, which was the permanent residence of his step-mother Mrs Russell of Woodside (Mary Robertson), who outlived him.
Estate
Woodside
Profession
The 7th Hussars, and Colonel in the Stirlingshire Militia
Wealth at death
Around 3,200, but most of his wealth was in land.
Chapel connection
baptism, 1810
Married
April 1808
Spouse
Mary Stirling
Children
David (1809), John (1810), Mary (1811-32), Elizabeth (1812), Henry (1814), Ann (b and d 1815), Catherine (1816), James (1817), Graham (1819)
Related to
Thomas Robertson, his stepmother's brother.

Sources

  1. Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
  2. Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1818
  3. James Russell's Will, National Archives of Scotland SC36/51/13/871

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