He was born on 28 July 1783, the son of George Home Drummond of Blair Drummond. He was educated at the High School in Edinburgh and then studied Law at Oxford University graduating BCL in 1809. The family were one of the first to occupy the new houses of Edinburgh's New Town, having a fine townhouse at 128 Princes Street, facing onto Edinburgh Castle in addition to their other estates. His father had a similar house at 110 Princes Street.
Home-Drummond was called to the Scottish Bar in 1808, and later served as Vice-Lieutenant of Perthshire.
- On Wedge-Draining Clay Land
- On the Salmon Fishery
- On Sawdust as Manure
On 14 April 1812 he married Christian Moray of Abercairney (d.1864). She was the eldest daughter of Charles Moray Stirling. They had two sons and a daughter, the latter later to become Anne Murray, Duchess of Atholl.
- Edinburgh and Leith Post Office Directory 1815-16
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- Oliver & Boyd's new Edinburgh almanac and national repository for the year 1850. Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1850
- K. D. Reynolds, Murray, Anne, duchess of Atholl (1814–1897), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Henry Home-Drummond
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