Joined: 26 Jan 2004
Location: Vancouver, WA USA
|Posted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 3:59 am Post subject: ELDER and LEE names at University of Edinburgh
|2 LEE Kits #N115443 (son) and #306861 (father)
match "FRANKLIN CO PA" kits at 67 markers.
Also matching McPHERSON and MacKIE at 67.
LEE ordering 111 markers upgrade.
>"We could provide evidence that LEE and ELDER are Scotsmen together in Edinburgh:
"Lord Provost ELDER room at Univ. of Edinburgh":
"Portrait in ELDER Meeting room (Room 100) located
on the ground floor of Old College (South Side, Administrative
Offices entrance). It contains an oval table and can seat 16.
There is a connecting door to the LEE Room."
Found the LEE BIO for:
JOHN LEE (1779-1859) in University of Edinburgh
"John Lee (22 November 1779 – 2 May 1859) was a Scottish academic and
Principal of the University of Edinburgh from 1840 to 1859.
He was also a Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland…"
RE: ELDER Books exhibited at: SANDERS of OXFORD
FROM THURSDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER 1998
28 The Right Hon.ble Thomas Elder, of Forneth,
Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh &c.
Mezzotint, printed in colours with beautifully finished additional
hand colouring. Laid down on board.
Earlom (R[ichard].), after Sir Henry Raeburn, RA.
Fine condition, good margins, a little very light dust-soiling at
caption. Russell 12a.
Implausibly inscribed at foot, in pencil: "Coloured by Raeburn
Elder of Forneth (1737-1799), Lord Provost of Edinburgh,
was, as a Baillie, one of the promoters of the rebuilding of
Edinburgh University. The foundation stone was laid during his term as
Lord Provost, and he is shown with the plans of this by him.
Platemark Size: 504 x 355mms.
Painting and Description posted:
Town of Forneth: Parish of Clunie, Perthshire, near Blairgowrie:
Description and Map for Town of Forneth:
Nancy Elder Petersen
Vancouver, WA USA
Host, ELDER DNA project