James Robertson

Mr James Patrick Bannerman Robertson

Rush ID: 770

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1845
Died:
1 February 1909
Birth place:
Forteviot, Perthshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Reverend R. Robertson, of Forteviot, Perthshire, and Helen Bannerman
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
770
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1766003
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROBERTSON, James (1845-1909)

Peerages

  1. Baron Robertson

    Life (Law Lord)

    1891

Constituencies

  1. Bute

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1891*
    Date of exit: c. 1891*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit before 9 October 1891; resigned on appointment as Lord Justice General

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Linlithgowshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1885-1886

    until January 1886

  2. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1886-1888

    from August 1886

  3. Lord Advocate 1888-1891

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Fraser, Philadelphia Mary Lucy

    Year: 1872

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Conservative Club