Vice-Admiral William Waldegrave, 8th Earl of Waldegrave

M, #10851, b. 27 October 1788, d. 24 October 1859
Last Edited=31 Dec 2005
Consanguinity Index=6.26%
     Vice-Admiral William Waldegrave, 8th Earl of Waldegrave was born on 27 October 1788. He was the son of George Waldegrave, 4th Earl Waldegrave and Lady Elizabeth Laura Waldegrave. He married, firstly, Elizabeth Whitbread, daughter of Samuel Whitbread and Lady Elizabeth Grey, on 10 August 1812. He married, secondly, Sarah Whitear, daughter of Reverend William Whitear, on 8 December 1846 at London, England. He died on 24 October 1859 at age 70.
     He was also known as 8th Earl Waldegrave.

Children of Vice-Admiral William Waldegrave, 8th Earl of Waldegrave and Elizabeth Whitbread

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 515. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss1

F, #10852, b. 1 January 1659, d. 11 March 1705
Last Edited=3 Nov 2010
Consanguinity Index=0.59%
Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss
by John Michael Wright, 1788 2
     Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss was born on 1 January 1659. She was the daughter of David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss and Lady Margaret Leslie.1 She married, firstly, Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland, son of General Sir James Wemyss, on 28 March 1672.1 She married, secondly, George Mackenzie of Tarbat, 1st Earl of Cromarty, son of Sir John Mackenzie of Tarbat, 1st Bt. and Margaret Erskine, on 29 April 1700.1 She died on 11 March 1705 at age 46.1 She was buried on 1 June 1705 at East Wemyss Church, Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.3
      From 28 March 1672, her married name became Wemyss. She succeeded to the title of 3rd Countess of Wemyss in June 1679, suo jure.1 From 29 April 1700, her married name became Mackenzie.

Children of Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss and Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 438. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 545.
  4. [S3508] S. Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009 - 12 February 2010. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."

Lady Eleanor Fleming

F, #10853, d. 20 April 1652
Last Edited=24 Jun 2008
Consanguinity Index=2.85%
     Lady Eleanor Fleming was the daughter of John Fleming, 2nd Earl of Wigton and Margaret Livingstone. She married David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss, son of John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss and Jane Gray, on 4 April 1650. She died on 20 April 1652.
      Her married name became Charteris.

Florence Blanche Hope Johnstone1

F, #10854, d. 1942
Last Edited=24 Aug 2003
     Florence Blanche Hope Johnstone was the daughter of Captain William George Hope Johnstone and Emily Stead.1 She married Reverend C. Girdwood Thompson in 1890.1 She died in 1942.1
      From 1890, her married name became Thompson.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 81. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Reverend C. Girdwood Thompson1

M, #10855, d. 1916
Last Edited=27 Jan 2007
     Reverend C. Girdwood Thompson married Florence Blanche Hope Johnstone, daughter of Captain William George Hope Johnstone and Emily Stead, in 1890.1 He died in 1916.1
     He was the Rector at Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 81. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland1

M, #10856, b. circa 1655, d. December 1682
Last Edited=3 Nov 2010
     Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland was born circa 1655.2 He was the son of General Sir James Wemyss.3 He married Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss, daughter of David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss and Lady Margaret Leslie, on 28 March 1672.3 He died in December 1682.3
     He was created Lord Burntisland [Scotland] on 15 April 1672, for life only.3
     On his death, his life peerage naturally became extinct.3

Children of Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland and Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 15. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3508] S. Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009 - 12 February 2010. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 438.


David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss

M, #10857, b. 29 April 1678, d. 15 March 1720
Last Edited=10 Sep 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.15%
     David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss was baptised on 29 April 1678 at Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.1 He was the son of Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland and Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss. He married, firstly, Lady Anne Douglas, daughter of William Douglas, 1st Marquess of Queensberry and Lady Isabel Douglas, on 13 August 1697. He married, secondly, Mary Robinson, daughter of Sir John Robinson, on 5 January 1708. He married, thirdly, Elizabeth St. Clair, daughter of Henry St. Clair, 1st/10th Lord Sinclair and Grizel Cockburn, circa 5 July 1716.2 He died on 15 March 1720 at age 41.
     He gained the title of 4th Earl of Wemyss.

Child of David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss

Children of David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss and Elizabeth St. Clair

Children of David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss and Lady Anne Douglas

Citations

  1. [S3508] S. Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009 - 12 February 2010. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 644. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Wemyss, 5th Earl of Wemyss

M, #10858, b. 30 August 1699, d. 21 March 1756
Last Edited=19 Nov 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.43%
     James Wemyss, 5th Earl of Wemyss was born on 30 August 1699. He was the son of David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss and Lady Anne Douglas. He married Janet Charteris, daughter of Colonel Frances Charteris and Helen Swinton, on 17 September 1720. He died on 21 March 1756 at age 56.
      And in any event was without issue.1 He gained the title of 5th Earl of Wemyss. He was the Earl had m Janet, only daughter and heiress of Colonel Francis Charteris of Amisfield, whose estates the 2nd son inherited in due course, taking the name of Charteris under a ‘name and arms' clause (whereby later Earls of Wemyss are Chiefs of in 1720.1 On 31 July 1750 the Earl made over Wemyss Castle and its associated estates to his 3rd son James , who became Representer of Wemyss of Wemyss on his father's death, 21 March 1756 (see WEMYSS and MARCH, E).1

Children of James Wemyss, 5th Earl of Wemyss and Janet Charteris

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3508] S. Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009 - 12 February 2010. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."

Lady Anne Douglas

F, #10859, d. 23 February 1700
Last Edited=5 Jan 2009
Consanguinity Index=0.27%
     Lady Anne Douglas was the daughter of William Douglas, 1st Marquess of Queensberry and Lady Isabel Douglas. She married David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss, son of Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland and Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss, on 13 August 1697. She died on 23 February 1700.
      Her married name became Wemyss.

Children of Lady Anne Douglas and David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss

Mary Robinson

F, #10860, d. before 8 September 1712
Last Edited=29 Aug 2008
     Mary Robinson was the daughter of Sir John Robinson. She married David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss, son of Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland and Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss, on 5 January 1708. She died before 8 September 1712.
      Her married name became Wemyss.