Charles Albany Marjoribanks
Marjoribanks was the son of Sir John Marjoribanks, 1st Baronet, MP and Lord Provost of Edinburgh. As a young man he worked for the East India Company in Macao and, aged 30, he became a freeman of the city of Edinburgh. At the 1832 general election Marjoribanks was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Berwickshire. He held the seat until his death the following year in 1833 at the age of 39.
Marjoribanks is commemorated by the Marjoribanks monument in Coldstream. The inscription on the monument describes him as a man of "high talents, amiable qualities and political principles". He is buried in the Marjoribanks mausoleum in Coldstream. His brother David took the name Robertson and became 1st Baron Marjoribanks.
- Marjoribanks,Roger (2014) "Edinburgh Portrait, Sir John Marjoribanks , Bart, MP (1763–1833)" The Book of the Edinburgh Club, Volume 10, Pp 151-156, ISBN 0-9517284-9-0
- "The Marjoribanks of the Lees". The Coldstream and District Local History Society. 2017. Retrieved 2017-01-30.
- Leigh Rayment Commons constituencies - B Part 2
- "Charlie's Monument". Visitors Information - Coldstream. coldstream.co. 2017. Retrieved 2017-01-30.
- Scottish Field. Holmes McDougall. 126: 12. 1980. Missing or empty
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Charles Marjoribanks
- Works by Charles Albany Marjoribanks at LibriVox (public domain audiobooks)
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1832 – 1833
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