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James Balfour Paul

Kntr Benoit Kntr

Published June 24th 2010
ISBN : 9786130930653
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72 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Sir James Balfour Paul, KCVO (16 November 1846 - 15 September 1931) was the Lord Lyon King of Arms, the officer responsible for heraldry in Scotland, from 1890 until the end of 1926. Sir James was theMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Sir James Balfour Paul, KCVO (16 November 1846 - 15 September 1931) was the Lord Lyon King of Arms, the officer responsible for heraldry in Scotland, from 1890 until the end of 1926. Sir James was the second son of the Rev. John Paul by his spouse Margaret Balfour, and was admitted an advocate in 1870. Thereafter he was Registrar of Friendly Societies (1879-1890), Treasurer of the Faculty of Advocates (1883-1902), appointed Lord Lyon King of Arms in 1890, and made a Knight Bachelor in 1900[1] and KCVO in 1926. He was also admitted an Esquire of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, and was a member of the Royal Societies and University (Edinburgh) Clubs. He resided at 30 Heriot Row, Edinburgh. Sir James married, in 1872, Helen Margaret (d. December 20, 1929), daughter of John Nairne Forman of Staffa, WS. They had four children, three sons (including John William Balfour Paul) and a daughter, one of whom, Arthur Forman Balfour Paul, became an architect and partner of Robert Rowand Anderson.