Rait, James

Education

Student United College 1822-1823 Gk. Jun.; Lat. Jun. (Secondar).

Birth/childhood

Born 20.11.1805 only son of John Rait of Anniston and Elizabeth Guthrie.

Career

Also at Edinburgh University - arts student 1824-1825.

Cornet 1825. Sold out as Captain in 1831. Major in British Auxiliary Legion in Carlist War 1835-1837. [Soldier]

Sportsman. [Athlete]

Death

Died at Anniston House 22.2.1877.

Sources

  • F. Boase, Modern English Biography...1851-1900. 6v. (Truro, 1892-1921)