Halkett, John

Education

Student United College 1781-1782, 1782-1783, 1783-1784 N. Phil.; Ethics; Hist. Civ. b,s,m. (Secondar).

Birth/childhood

Baptised 28.2.1768 son of Sir John Halkett, 4th Bt. [baronet] of Pitfirrane and Mary Hamilton.

Career

Also at Glasgow University - matriculated 1785.

Advocate 1789. [Lawyer]

Governor of Bahamas 1801. Governor of Tobago 1803-1805.

Chairman of board of commissioners of West India Accounts 1814-1819.

Death

Died 12.11.1852 at Brighton.

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