Anstruther, John, Sir, 1753-1811

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Dates:
Birth 1753-03-27
Death 1811-01-26

Biographical notes:

Title: 2nd Baronet

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Title: 3rd Baronet

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British officer in American Revolution.

From the guide to the John Anstruther letter to Major General Heath, 1778, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

1774 admitted to Lincoln's Inn; 1779 called to the bar; 1783-1790 Member of Parliament for Anstruther East burghs; 1790-1796 Member of Parliament for Cockermouth; 1793-1797 chief justice of the north Wales great sessions; 1793-1795 solicitor-general to the Prince of Wales; 1796-1797 Member of Parliament for Anstruther East burghs; 1797-1806 chief justice of Bengal; 1798 raised to a baronetcy of Great Britain; 1806-1811 Member of Parliament for Anstruther East burghs; 1808 succeeded his elder brother, Philip, to the Anstruther Scottish baronetcy; 1810 made a doctor of civil law by Oxford University.

Epithet: politician and judge

Title: 4th Baronet and 1st Baronet

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  • Scrayingham, East Riding of Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Kyllachy, Invernesshire (as recorded)
  • Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire (as recorded)
  • Oudh, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Malta, Europe (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Seringapatam, India (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Cromer, Norfolk (as recorded)
  • Goa, India (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Penryn, Cornwall (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Findhorn River, Scotland (as recorded)
  • Plymouth, Devon (as recorded)
  • Norwich, Norfolk (as recorded)
  • Shrewsbury, Shropshire (as recorded)
  • Northern Circars, Madras (as recorded)
  • United States of America (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Scotland, Kingdom of, United Kingdom (as recorded)
  • Norfolk, England (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • Elba, Italy (as recorded)
  • United States of America (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Shoreham, Sussex (as recorded)
  • Dublin, Ireland (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Scotland, Kingdom of, United Kingdom (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)