Record

CodeNA6685
Dates1700-1747
Person NameAbernethy; George (1700-1747); Captain; merchant and magistrate in Banff
SurnameAbernethy
ForenamesGeorge
TitleCaptain
Epithetmerchant and magistrate in Banff
ActivityMerchant and magistrate in Banff. Captain in Glenbucket's regiment during the 1745 Rebellion.Taken prisoner at Carlisle in 1746 and tried on a charge for raising funds for the Jacobites. He was subsequently pardoned following the evidence of Sir John Cope. He died in 1747 and was buried in St Margaret's at Westminster.
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