Peter Wedderburn

2nd Jan 1736 - 1773


Third surviving son of Sir John Wedderburn, 5th Bart. Balindean (see ODNB entry). Peter Wedderburn joined his elder brother John Wedderburn of Balindean in Jamaica in the late 1740s after their father's execution for his role in the Jacobite rebellion of 1745. In 1763, Peter was living as a Millwright in Westmoreland, where he died around 1773.


Alexander Wedderburn, The Wedderburn Book: a history of the Wedderburns in the counties of Berwick and Forfar, designed of Wedderburn, Kingennie, Easter Powrie, Blackness, Balindean and Gosford, 1296-1896 (Published privately, 1898), p. 285.

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