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CodeNA9080
Person NameRutherfurd family of Edgerston; family
Epithetfamily
ActivityEdgerston was an estate in Roxburghshire, near to Jedburgh. John Rutherfurd (1712-1758) of Edgerston, advocate, was the eldest son of Sir John Rutherfurd of Rutherfurd, and Elizabeth Cairnross. He was Member of Parliament for Roxburgh, 1734 and was killed at the battle of Ticonderago in 1758 and succeeded by his eldest son. John Rutherfurd of Edgerston (1748-1834), was Member of Parliament for Selkirk and subsequently for Roxburgh. He was succeeded by his nephew, William Oliver Rutherfurd (1781-1879), Convenor of Roxburgh. He died in 1879 and was succeeded by his eldest son, William Alexander Oliver Rutherfurd (1818-1888), Justice of the Peace. William Edward Oliver Rutherfurd (b 1863), eldest son of William Alexander Oliver Rutherfurd, succeeded him in the estate of Edgerston in 1888.
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