George Wilson 1659-1725

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George WILSON of Finzeauch, 1659-1725

Biographical Note

George Wilson was an advocate in Aberdeen. He was the eldest son of George Wilson of Finzeauch (d. 1675), a burgess of Aberdeen. He was buried in the churchyard of St Nicholas, Aberdeen. His tombstone records 'Here lyes GEORGE WILSON of Finzeach who dep this life 4 Jun 1725 and of his age the 66th year'.


Used an engraved bookplate (Franks 32052): Wilson of Finzeauch. (A woodcut)

The extent and disposition of his library is not known.


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
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