Lady Hilda Charteris1

F, #10891, b. 13 October 1854, d. 1 August 1901
Last Edited=29 Dec 2019
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lady Hilda Charteris was born on 13 October 1854.1 She was the daughter of Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss and Lady Anne Frederica Anson.1 She married William St. John Freemantle Brodrick, 1st Earl of Midleton, son of William Brodrick, 8th Viscount Midleton of Midleton and Hon. Augusta Mary Fremantle, on 4 December 1880.2 She died on 1 August 1901 at age 46.2
     Her married name became Brodrick.

Children of Lady Hilda Charteris and William St. John Freemantle Brodrick, 1st Earl of Midleton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Hon. Grace Blackburn1

F, #10892, d. 13 February 1946
Last Edited=29 Dec 2019
     Hon. Grace Blackburn was the daughter of Major John Blackburn.1 She married Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss, son of Francis Wemyss-Charteris, 9th Earl of Wemyss and Lady Louisa Bingham, in December 1900.1 She died on 13 February 1946 at London, EnglandG.1
     After her marriage, Hon. Grace Blackburn was styled as Countess of Wemyss in December 1900. Her married name became Charteris.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Mary Constance Wyndham1

F, #10893, b. 3 August 1862, d. 29 April 1937
Last Edited=29 Dec 2019
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Mary Constance Wyndham was born on 3 August 1862. She was the daughter of Hon. Percy Scawen Wyndham and Madeline Caroline Frances Eden Campbell.2 She married Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss, son of Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss and Lady Anne Frederica Anson, on 9 August 1883.1 She died on 29 April 1937 at age 74.1
     Her married name became Charteris. After her marriage, Mary Constance Wyndham was styled as Countess of Wemyss on 30 June 1914.

Children of Mary Constance Wyndham and Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1290. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Hugo Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho1

M, #10894, b. 28 December 1884, d. 23 April 1916
Last Edited=29 Dec 2019
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Hugo Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho was born on 28 December 1884.1 He was the son of Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss and Mary Constance Wyndham.1 He married Lady Violet Catherine Manners, daughter of Henry John Brinsley Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland and Marion Margaret Violet Lindsay, on 1 February 1911.2 He died on 23 April 1916 at age 31, killed in action.2
     He fought in the First World War.2 He gained the rank of Captain in the Gloucestershire Yeomanry.1 He was styled as Lord Elcho between 1914 and 1916.1

Children of Hugo Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho and Lady Violet Catherine Manners

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Violet Catherine Manners1

F, #10895, b. 24 April 1888, d. 23 December 1971
Last Edited=29 Dec 2019
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lady Violet Catherine Manners was born on 24 April 1888.2 She was the daughter of Henry John Brinsley Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland and Marion Margaret Violet Lindsay.2 She married, firstly, Hugo Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho, son of Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss and Mary Constance Wyndham, on 1 February 1911.2 She married, secondly, Guy Holford Benson, son of Robert Henry Benson, on 9 July 1921.2 She died on 23 December 1971 at age 83.2
     From 1 February 1911, her married name became Charteris. From 9 July 1921, her married name became Benson.

Children of Lady Violet Catherine Manners and Hugo Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho

Children of Lady Violet Catherine Manners and Guy Holford Benson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss1

M, #10896, b. 19 January 1912, d. 12 December 2008
Last Edited=29 Dec 2019
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss was born on 19 January 1912.1 He was the son of Hugo Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho and Lady Violet Catherine Manners.2 He married, firstly, Mavis Lynette Gordon Murray, daughter of Edwin Edward Murray, on 24 February 1940.1 He married, secondly, Shelagh Kathleen Thrift, daughter of Ernest Thrift, on 29 April 1995.1 He died on 12 December 2008 at age 96.3
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He graduated from Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1933 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He was with the Colonial Administration Service, Basutoland between 1937 and 1944.1 He succeeded as the 12th Lord Wemyss of Elcho [S., 1628] on 12 July 1937.2 He succeeded as the 12th Earl of Wemyss [S., 1633] on 12 July 1937.2 He succeeded as the 8th Viscount of Peebles [S., 1697] on 12 July 1937.1 He succeeded as the 8th Lord Douglas of Neidpath, Lyne and Munard [S., 1697] on 12 July 1937.1 He succeeded as the 8th Earl of March [S., 1697] on 12 July 1937.1 He succeeded as the 12th Lord Elcho and Methil [S., 1633] on 12 July 1937.2 He succeeded as the 5th Baron Wemyss of Wemyss, co. Fife [U.K., 1821] on 12 July 1937.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the Lovat Scouts.1 He was admitted to Royal Company of Archers.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He gained the rank of Major in the Basuto Troops, Middle East.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for East Lothian in 1957.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of East Lothian between 1959 and 1967.1 He was appointed Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1966.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenat of East Lothian between 1967 and 1987.1

Children of Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss and Mavis Lynette Gordon Murray

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4121. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S466] Notices, The Telegraph, London, UK. Hereinafter cited as The Telegraph.

Mavis Lynette Gordon Murray1

F, #10897, d. 1988
Last Edited=29 Dec 2019
     Mavis Lynette Gordon Murray was the daughter of Edwin Edward Murray.1 She married Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss, son of Hugo Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho and Lady Violet Catherine Manners, on 24 February 1940.1 She died in 1988.1
     Mavis Lynette Gordon Murray also went by the nick-name of Babs.1 After her marriage, Mavis Lynette Gordon Murray was styled as Countess of Wemyss on 24 February 1940. From 24 February 1940, her married name became Charteris.

Children of Mavis Lynette Gordon Murray and Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4121. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Iain David Charteris, Lord Elcho1

M, #10898, b. 20 June 1945, d. 3 April 1954
Last Edited=29 Dec 2019
     Iain David Charteris, Lord Elcho was born on 20 June 1945.1 He was the son of Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss and Mavis Lynette Gordon Murray.1 He died on 3 April 1954 at age 8, from an accident.1
     He was styled as Lord Elcho.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4121. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

James Donald Charteris, 13th Earl of Wemyss1

M, #10899, b. 22 June 1948
Last Edited=29 Dec 2019
     James Donald Charteris, 13th Earl of Wemyss was born on 22 June 1948.1 He is the son of Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss and Mavis Lynette Gordon Murray.1,2 He married, firstly, Hon. Catherine Ingrid Guinness, daughter of Jonathan Bryan Guinness, 3rd Baron Moyne and Ingrid Olivia Georgia Wyndham, on 16 July 1983.2 He and Hon. Catherine Ingrid Guinness were divorced in 1988.2 He married, secondly, Amanda Claire Marian Feilding, daughter of Basil Percy Terence Henry Feilding and Margaret Mary Feilding, on 29 January 1995.2
     He gained the title of Lord Neidpath between 1948 and 2008.1 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He graduated from University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1969 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He graduated from St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG, in 1975 with a Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.)1 He graduated from Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England, in 1978 with a Diploma.1 He wrote the book The Singapore Naval Base and the Defence of Britain's Eastern Empire 1919-41, published 1981.1 He was Page of Honour to HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother between 1982 and 1984.1 He succeeded as the 13th Lord Elcho and Methil [S., 1633] on 12 February 2008.1 He succeeded as the 13th Earl of Wemyss [S., 1633] on 12 February 2008.1 He succeeded as the 13th Lord Wemyss of Elcho [S., 1628] on 12 February 2008.1 He succeeded as the 9th Earl of March [S., 1697] on 12 December 2008. He succeeded as the 6th Baron Wemyss of Wemyss, co. Fife [U.K., 1821] on 12 December 2008.1 He succeeded as the 9th Lord Douglas of Neidpath, Lyne and Munard [S., 1697] on 12 December 2008. He succeeded as the 9th Viscount of Peebles [S., 1697] on 12 December 2008.

Children of James Donald Charteris, 13th Earl of Wemyss and Hon. Catherine Ingrid Guinness

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4121. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S7406] Sarah Oakley, "re: Keswick Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 16 January 2015. Hereinafter cited as "re: Keswick Family."

Lady Elizabeth Mary Charteris1

F, #10900, b. 2 July 1941
Last Edited=29 Dec 2019
     Lady Elizabeth Mary Charteris was born on 2 July 1941.1 She is the daughter of Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss and Mavis Lynette Gordon Murray.1 She married David Holford Benson, son of Lt.-Col. Sir Reginald Lindsay Benson and Leslie Foster, on 17 October 1964.1
     Her married name became Benson. She lived in 2003 at 11 Brunswick Gardens, London, England.1

Children of Lady Elizabeth Mary Charteris and David Holford Benson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4121. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]