John Phillips

???? - 11th Nov 1836

Claimant or beneficiary


John Phillips, Edinburgh-based writer to the signet, awarded compensation in two claims as the executor of John Gregory and Alexander McDowal (both q.v.).

  1. Identified as a "Solicitor in the Supreme Courts of Scotland residing in Edinburgh" in the will of John Gregory and as a writer in Edinburgh in the claims for Fellowship Hall and Two Mile Wood estates.

  2. There was only one John Philips/Phillips registered as a writer to the signet in 1834: PHILIPS, JOHN [Date of admission:] 16th Jan 1800. Apprentice to John Macnab. - Son of John Philips, Merchant in Glasgow. Died 11th November 1836. Mar. Euphemia Brown.

  3. Marriage of John Phillips to Euphemia Brown, Edinburgh, 17/02/1832.


T71/859 Clarendon claim no. 25 (Fellowship Hall); T71/852 St Catherine claim no. 546 (Two Mile Wood).

  1. For a transcription of the will of John Gregory see [accessed 25/04/2012].

  2. A history of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet [electronic resource] : with a list of the members of the society from 1594 to 1890 and an abstract of the minutes (1890), p. 162, available at [accessed 25/04/2012].

  3. M11984-6.

Further Information

Euphemia Brown

Associated Claims (2)

£1,549 0s 9d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£2,114 15s 9d