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us: Ballantine, James, 1806-1877

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    • us: Ballantine, James, 1808-1877
    • us: Ballington, James, 1806-1877
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

        18060611Electric Scotland, viewed 5 Aug., 2014
    • Death Date

        18771218Electric Scotland, viewed 5 Aug., 2014
    • Birth Date

        (edtf) [1807,1808]Oxford DNB, viewed 5 Aug., 2014
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1877-12-18Oxford DNB, viewed 5 Aug., 2014
    • Birth Date

        1808The short biographical dictionary of English literature, June 1910
    • Death Date

        1877The short biographical dictionary of English literature, June 1910
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
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    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Glass painting and staining
          (lcsh) Poetry
            (lcsh) Popular music--Writing and publishing
          • Occupation

              Glass painter
                (lcsh) Artists
                  (lcsh) Poets
                    (lcsh) Authors
                      (lcsh) Lyricists
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                  • Earlier Established Forms

                      Ballantine, James, 1808-1877Ballantine, James,1808-1877
                  • Sources

                    • found: nuc90-40569: His The miller of Deanhaugh [MI] 1869 (hdg. on GmC rept.: Ballantine, James, 1808-1877; usage: James Ballantine)
                    • found: LC data base, 08-03-90 (MLC hdg.: Ballantine, James, 1808-1877)
                    • found: Electric Scotland WWW site, 5 Aug., 2014: search (The life and legacy of James Ballantine (1806-1877)) pdf. biography (in the introduction the author states he has checked the Old Parish Record of St. Cuthbert's, Edinburgh: up until now, James' birth year has been published as 1808 when it should have been recorded as 1806; the Old Parish Record of St. Cuthbert's for July 1806 has James baptised as James Ballington on 3rd July, having previously been born on 11th June; age of death was wrongly recorded as 69 years; glass stainer; poet, author; in 1830 he commenced business as a house painter; member of the Society of the Antiquaries of Scotland; d. on 18th Dec. 1877; 1841 census estimated year of birth as about 1811; 1851 census estimates year of birth as about 1809) {}
                    • found: Oxford DNB WWW site, 5 Aug., 2014 (Ballantine, James (1807/8-1877); stained-glass artist and writer; b. in Edinburgh; specialised in the neglected art of glass staining; set up his own company in Edinburgh in 1837; published A Treatise on Painted Glass in 1845; enjoyed a considerable reputation as a poet and writer; recognized as an authority on Robert Burns, he wrote songs and verses of his own which owe much to Burns's idiom; died at Harrender [i.e. Warrender] Lodge, Edinburgh, on 18 Dec. 1877, aged sixty-nine) {}
                    • found: The short biographical dictionary of English literature, June 1910: p. 22 (Ballantine, James (1808-1877); artist and author; b. in Edinburgh; began life as a house painter; studied art and became one of the first to revive the art of glass-painting; was the author of The gaberlunzie's wallet (1843), Miller of Deanhaugh (1845), Poems (1856), 100 songs with music (1865) and a Life of David Roberts, R.A. (1866))
                  • Editorial Notes

                    • [Year of birth inconsistent in sources; baptised in 1806.]
                  • Change Notes

                    • 1990-08-03: new
                    • 2014-08-13: revised
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