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 James Wylie

James Wylie

Birth
Midlothian, Scotland
Death 5 Apr 1899 (aged 80)
Fife, Scotland
Burial Fife, Scotland
Plot family plot
Memorial ID 17350932 · View Source
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Re: Wigtown Free Press, December 18, 1851 - Marriages; "At Dunfermline, by the Rev. Mr French, Mr James Wylie better known as the 'Herd Laddie' the celebrated draught-player, to Miss Helen Henri."

James Wylie dominated the game of draughts (AKA checkers in America) for more than 50 years, reigning as World Champion for no less than 40 years.

For additional biographical information visit "Wyllie Draughts"
http://www.wylliedraughts.com/


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  • Created by: Pal Bucker
  • Added: 7 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17350932
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Wylie (8 Jul 1818–5 Apr 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17350932, citing Scoonie Cemetery, Fife, Scotland ; Maintained by Pal Bucker (contributor 46791628) .