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Sir James MURRAY PULTENEY PC (1755-1811)

1. Sir James MURRAY PULTENEY PC, son of Sir Robert MURRAY of Hillhead, Midlothian, Baronet ( - ) and Janet MURRAY (1723- ), was born in 1755. He had the title '7th Baronet'. He married Henrietta Laura JOHNSTONE on 24 July 1794 in Bath House, London. He died on 26 April 1811 in Buckenham, Norfolk.


He was a colonel of the 18th Foot, and a lieutenant-general; he died at Buckenham in Norfolk, 26th April 1811, having married his cousin the Countess of Bath, at Bath House, Piccadilly, co. Middlesex, 23/7/1794. On his marriage he assumed the surname of Pulteney, in order to inherit the Pultney estates for life, worth about £50,000 per year. He was MP for Weymouth and Melcombe Regis. He was invested to the Privy Council and was Secretary at War between 1807 and 1809. He and his wife had no children.


Henrietta Laura JOHNSTONE, daughter of Sir William JOHNSTONE ( - ) and Frances PULTENEY ( - ), had the title 'Countess of Bath'.