OrnaVerum
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28 Jan 2022
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James Scott Findlay
(12 Jan 1865 – 26 Jan 1947)

I am extremely grateful to Dr James Alexander (Jock) Findlay for these copies of the original photographs.



A handsome and obviously prosperous individual


And his wife Ada Florence née Hardinge, also handsome and indeed buxom
We may follow his early years from the 1871 and 1881 Census records.

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And there is a brief profile of his subsequent career in an imposing commercial treatise published in 1910.



Title page


p 335

"Mr James S Findlay, who was admitted a partner in the firm of Messrs Finlay, Fleming & Co in 1896, was born on January 12, 1865, in Edinburgh. Before coming to Burma in 1885 he obtained a commercial training in Glasgow. He is a member of the Conservative Club and of the Morton Hall Golf Club, Edinburgh. His chief recreations are golf and boating."

(Final paragraph of Finlay, Fleming & Company)