James Dyce Nicol
Nicol was the son of W. Nicol M.D. of Stonehaven and his wife Margaret Dyce daughter of J. Dyce of Aberdeen. He was educated at the University of Glasgow. He was a partner in the firm of Messrs. W. Nichol and Co. of Bombay, where he lived for many years until he retired in 1844, and then a director of the Borneo Company Limited from its inception in 1856 until 1869. Additionally, he was a Deputy Lieutenant and J.P. for Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire, and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
Nicol married Sarah Loyd, daughter of Edward Loyd, banker of London and Manchester in 1844.
- Scottish Births and Baptisms
- Longhurst, Henry (1956). The Borneo Story. London: Newman Neame Limited. p. 118.
- Debretts House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1870
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "K" (part 2)
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by James Nicol
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