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Henry Aitken of Darroch
Biography
Henry (2) Aitken of Darroch was one of three sons of James Aitken and Janet Walker. He was a solicitor and he went into partnership with James Russel after his father's death in 1818, to form the firm of Russel & Aitken. Henry Aitken of Darroch also had interests in mining and property. He married Margaret Russel, (d. 1860) daughter of his partner, James Russel, and with her had eight children : James (the sole partner of R & A for many years) Russel, Henry, John (a climatologist), Robert, Jessie, Catherine (d. 15 Jan 1838 aged 18 months) and Walker (a Major in the army).

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