Waldie, John, 1781-1862.

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Waldie was born in 1781; attended Univ. of Edinburgh; awarded D. Lit; assumed the administration of Hendersyde Park at Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland, shortly before the death of his father, George Waldie, in 1826; traveled extensively in Europe; he died in 1862.

From the description of Papers, 1793-1862. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39724834

John Waldie (1781-1862) was the administrator of Hendersyde Park at Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland. While a student at the University of Edinburgh, he began to keep daily journals recording his extensive travels and his observations of theaters, museums, and concert halls. An accomplished tenor, Waldie performed at private entertainments with Angelica Catalani, Michael Kelly, and John Braham; met with the composer Gioachino Rossini; and socialized with such well-known actors as John Philip Kemble and Sarah Siddons. Waldie also served on the committee of the Theatre Royal, Newcastle, as one of its proprietors. He was the brother of Jane (Waldie) Watts (1793-1826) and Charlotte (Waldie) Eaton (1788-1859), whose diaries are cataloged as Osborn d182, Osborn d186, and Osborn d187.

From the description of Journal, 1801 May 11 - 1803 Mar 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702177102

Biography

Waldie was born in 1781; attended University of Edinburgh; awarded D.Lit; assumed the administration of Hendersyde Park at Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland, shortly before the death of his father, George Waldie, in 1826; traveled extensively in Europe; he died in 1862.

From the guide to the John Waldie Papers, 1793-1862, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Eaton, Charlotte Ann (Waldie), 1788-1859. person
associatedWith Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849. person
associatedWith Hill, Aaron, 1685-1750. person
associatedWith Kemble, Priscilla, 1756-1845. person
associatedWith Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831. person
associatedWith Waldie family. family
associatedWith Watts, Jane (Waldie), 1793-1826. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
Scotland
Europe
Europe
Subject
Theater 19th century
Occupation
Function

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Birth 1781

Death 1862

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