Biography:James Hoseason

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James Hoseason

 Given name:     James
 Middle name:     
 Family name:     Hoseason
 Place of birth:     Yell, Shetland
 Place of death:     
 Year of birth:     1805
 Year of death:     1867
 Profile:     Collector
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Biographical notes

ames Hoseason (1805-1867), born at East Yell, Shetland, one of eight siblings. His father and one of his brothers was named Hosea Hoseason. The ms. contains a couple of pages of music notation, copies of which can be found in The Irvine Papers [1862-3] (Shetland Isles Library and Museum, Lerwick). A copy is in Appendix 7 of Peter Cooke's "The Shetland Isles" ms. at the Edinburgh Research Archive.