Hon. John Douglas1

M, #110301, b. 1 July 1756, d. 1 May 1818
Last Edited=3 Apr 2013
     Hon. John Douglas was born on 1 July 1756.2 He was the son of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton and Bridget Heathcote.2,1 He married Lady Frances Lascelles, daughter of Edward Lascelles, 1st Earl of Harewood and Anne Chaloner, on 4 October 1784 at North Allerton, Yorkshire, England.3 He died on 1 May 1818 at age 61.2

Children of Hon. John Douglas and Lady Frances Lascelles

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 8. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2788. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S264] David Gardiner, online unknown url, David Gardiner (unknown location), downloaded 5 March 2007.
  4. [S47] BIFR1976 Ash, page 38. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  6. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 113. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton1

M, #110302, b. 1709, d. 12 October 1768
Last Edited=2 Apr 2013
     James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton was born in 1709 at Aberdour, Fife, Scotland.2 He was the son of George Douglas, 13th Earl of Morton and Frances Adderly.2 He married, firstly, Agatha Halyburton, daughter of James Halyburton of Pitcur.2 He married, secondly, Bridget Heathcote, daughter of Sir John Heathcote, 2nd Bt. and Bridget White, on 31 July 1755.3 He died on 12 October 1768.2
     He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1738.2 He succeeded to the title of 14th Earl of Morton [S., 1458] on 4 January 1738.1 He was invested as a Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1739 and 1768.2 On 16 March 1741/42 he obtained an Act of Parliament granting him the Lordship of Orney and Shetland, but he sold this right in 1766 to the Dundases for £63,000.2 He held the office of President of the Royal Society between 1764 and 1768.2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of Nationary Biography.4
     

Children of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton and Agatha Halyburton

Child of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton and Bridget Heathcote

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 8. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2788. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  5. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume V, page 304. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 54.

Lady Frances Lascelles1

F, #110303, b. 11 June 1762, d. 31 March 1817
Last Edited=3 Apr 2013
     Lady Frances Lascelles was born on 11 June 1762 at North Allerton, Yorkshire, England.2 She was the daughter of Edward Lascelles, 1st Earl of Harewood and Anne Chaloner.3,1 She married Hon. John Douglas, son of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton and Bridget Heathcote, on 4 October 1784 at North Allerton, Yorkshire, England.2 She died on 31 March 1817 at age 54.3
      From 4 October 1784, her married name became Douglas.2

Children of Lady Frances Lascelles and Hon. John Douglas

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 8. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S264] David Gardiner, online unknown url, David Gardiner (unknown location), downloaded 5 March 2007.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1556. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 113. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Edward Lascelles, 1st Earl of Harewood1

M, #110304, b. 7 June 1740, d. 3 April 1820
Last Edited=13 Apr 2011
     Edward Lascelles, 1st Earl of Harewood was born on 7 June 1740.2 He was the son of Edward Lascelles and Frances Ball.2 He married Anne Chaloner, daughter of William Chaloner and Mary Finny, on 12 May 1761 at St. George Hanover Square, London, England.3 He died on 3 April 1820 at age 79.2
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Northallerton between 1761 and 1764.2 He gained the rank of Colonel.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Northallerton between 1790 and 1796.2 He was created 1st Baron Harwood, of Harewood, co. York [Great Britain] on 18 June 1796.2 He was created 1st Viscount Lascelles [U.K.] on 7 September 1812.2 He was created 1st Earl of Harewood, co. York [U.K.] on 7 September 1812.1

Children of Edward Lascelles, 1st Earl of Harewood and Anne Chaloner

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 8. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1785. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S264] David Gardiner, online unknown url, David Gardiner (unknown location), downloaded 5 March 2007.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen1,2

M, #110305, b. 28 January 1784, d. 14 December 1860
Last Edited=24 Jan 2011
George Hamilton, 4th Earl of Aberdeen
by Sir Thomas Lawrence 3
     George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen was born on 28 January 1784 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2,4 He was the son of George Gordon, Lord Haddo and Charlotte Baird.2 He married, firstly, Lady Catherine Elizabeth Hamilton, daughter of Sir John James Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Abercorn and Catherine Copley, on 28 July 1805 at Bentley Prior, Stanmore, London, England.1,2 He married, secondly, Harriet Douglas, daughter of Hon. John Douglas and Lady Frances Lascelles, on 8 July 1815.5 He died on 14 December 1860 at age 76 at Argyll House, Great Argyll Street, St. James's, London, England.1,6 He was buried at Stanmore, London, England.6
     He was given the name of George Gordon at birth.5 He was styled as Lord Haddo between 1791 and 1801.2 He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.2 From 1801 to March 1802 he was attached to the embassy to negotiate with Napoleon at Amiens, where a treaty of peace was signed in March 1802.2 He succeeded to the title of 6th Baronet Gordon, of Haddo, co. Aberdeen [S., 1642] on 13 August 1801. He succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Haddo, Methlick, Tarves and Kellie [S., 1682] on 13 August 1801. He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Aberdeen [S., 1682] on 13 August 1801.5 He succeeded to the title of 4th Viscount of Formartine [S., 1682] on 13 August 1801. He graduated from St. John's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1804 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He held the office of Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1806 and 1818.2 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) on 16 March 1808.2 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) on 28 April 1808.2 He held the office of Trustee of the British Museum in 1812.2 He held the office of Ambassador to Austria in August 1813, where he prevailed with the Emperor to join (by the treaty of Toplitz, September 1813) the allied Sovereigns against Napoleon.2 He was decorated with the award of the Grand Cross, Order of St. Stephen of Austria on 4 September 1813.2 On 1 June 1814 he signed the Treaty of Paris on behalf of his Soveriegn.2 He was created 1st Viscount Gordon of Aberdeen, co. Aberdeen [U.K.] on 1 June 1814.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 22 July 1814.2 On 13 November 1818 his name was legally changed to George Hamilton-Gordon by Royal Licence.1,2 He held the office of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from January 1828 to June 1828.2 He held the office of Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from June 1828 to March 1830.2 He held the office of Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from September 1841 to 1846.2 He held the office of Ranger of Greenwich Park between 1845 and 1860.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire between 1846 and 1860.2 He held the office of Chancellor of King's College, Aberdeen between 1847 and 1860.2 He held the office of Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury from December 1852 to February 1855. His Cabinet as a result of the idea that his feebleness had caused Britain to drift into the Crimean war.2 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 7 February 1855.2
     Gibbs quotes, " 'The cast of his features in later life was one of dignified sterness rather than beauty.' His son, Lord Stanmore, writes, 'nothing could be more curious than the way in which collegeagues and friends, whenever at a loss, came to him for information on the most varied topics, and rarely came in vain.7' "
     J.T. Delane, editor of The Times writes, "he belonged to that class of statesmen who are great without being brilliant, who succeed without ambition, who without eloquence become famous, who retain their power even when deprived of place. He denied that his vocation was politics, but his friends knew him better; they appreciated his clear head, his tolerant nature, his vast experience, and his perfect integrity."7

Children of George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen and Lady Catherine Elizabeth Hamilton

Children of George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen and Harriet Douglas

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 10. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [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 16. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  4. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 93. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 8.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 17.
  7. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 18.
  8. [S8] BP1999. [S8]
  9. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/1, page 258.


Lady Georgiana Gordon1

F, #110306, b. 18 July 1781, d. 24 February 1853
Last Edited=21 Oct 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
Georgiana, Duchess of Bedford 2
     Lady Georgiana Gordon was born on 18 July 1781 at Gordon Castle, Fochabers, Morayshire, Scotland.3 She was the daughter of Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon and Jane Maxwell.3,1 She married John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, son of Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock and Lady Elizabeth Keppel, on 23 June 1803 at Fife House, Whitehall, London, England.3 She died on 24 February 1853 at age 71 at Nice, France.3 She was buried at Nice, France.3 Her will was probated in May 1853.3
      From 23 June 1803, her married name became Russell. As a result of her marriage, Lady Georgiana Gordon was styled as Duchess of Bedford on 23 June 1803.

Children of Lady Georgiana Gordon and John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

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 9. 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 II, page 85.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 923. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon1

M, #110307, b. 18 June 1743, d. 17 June 1827
Last Edited=25 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.24%
Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon
by Pompeo Battoni, 1764 2
     Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon was born on 18 June 1743 at Gordon Castle, Fochabers, Morayshire, Scotland.3 He was the son of Cosmo George Gordon, 3rd Duke of Gordon and Lady Catherine Gordon.4 He married, firstly, Jane Maxwell, daughter of Sir William Maxwell of Monreith, 3rd Bt. and Magdalen Blair, on 23 October 1767 at Ayton, Berwickshire, Scotland.3 He married, secondly, Jane Christie in July 1820.4 He died on 17 June 1827 at age 83 at Mount Street, Berkeley Square, London, England, suddenly.5
     He succeeded to the title of 7th Earl of Enzie [S., 1599] on 5 August 1752.4 He succeeded to the title of 7th Marquess of Huntly [S., 1599] on 5 August 1752.4 He succeeded to the title of 12th Earl of Huntly [S., 1445] on 5 August 1752.4 He succeeded to the title of 7th Lord Gordon of Badenoch [S., 1599] on 5 August 1752.4 He succeeded to the title of 4th Marquess of Huntly [S., 1684] on 5 August 1752.4 He succeeded to the title of 4th Duke of Gordon [S., 1684] on 5 August 1752.4 He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Huntly and Enzie [S., 1684] on 5 August 1752.4 He succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Badenoch, Lochaber, Strathavon, Balmore, Auchidon, Garthie and Kincardine [S., 1684] on 5 August 1752.4 He succeeded to the title of 4th Viscount of Inverness [S., 1684] on 5 August 1752.4 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.4 He held the office of Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1767 and 1784.4 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1775.4 He succeeded to the title of 1st Earl of Norwich, [Great Britain] on 7 July 1784.4 He was created 1st Baron Gordon of Huntly, co. Gloucester [Great Britain] on 7 July 1784.4 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1789 in the service of the 89th Foot.4 He held the office of Keeper of the Great Seal [Scotland] between 1794 and 1806.4 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire between 1794 and 1808.4 He had four children by his second wife.4 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.6
     

Children of Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon and Jane Maxwell

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 9. 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 VI, page 5.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2012. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VI, page 6.
  6. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  7. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  8. [S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 234. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.

Vice-Admiral Sir John Gore1

M, #110308, b. 9 February 1772, d. 21 August 1836
Last Edited=20 Mar 2014
     Vice-Admiral Sir John Gore was born on 9 February 1772 at County Kilkenny, Ireland.2 He was the son of Colonel John Gore.2 He married Georgiana Montagu, daughter of Admiral Sir George Montagu and Charlotte Wroughton, on 15 August 1808 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.2 He died on 21 August 1836 at age 64 at Datchet, Buckinghamshire, England.2 His will was probated on 22 October 1836.2
     He was commissioned in August 1781 with the rank of Captain's Servant, in the service of the Royal Navy.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant on 26 November 1789.2 He gained the rank of Commander on 24 May 1794.2 He gained the rank of Post-Captain on 12 November 1794.2 He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral on 4 December 1813.2 He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral on 27 May 1825.2 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.).1
     He had three other daughters.2

Child of Vice-Admiral Sir John Gore

Children of Vice-Admiral Sir John Gore and Georgiana Montagu

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 10. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S1457] Paul W. Harding, "re: British Admirals-Age of Nelson," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 10 September 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Age of Nelson."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2334. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Hon. Sir William Hamilton, 1st and last Bt.1

M, #110309, b. circa 1605, d. 25 June 1681
Last Edited=21 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.77%
     Hon. Sir William Hamilton, 1st and last Bt. was born circa 1605.1 He was the son of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn and Marion Boyd.2 He married Jean Colquhoun, daughter of Sir Alexander Colquhoun of Luss and Helen Buchanan, between 1645 and 1 April 1656.1,3 He died on 25 June 1681 without issue.4,3 He was buried at St. Hilda's Church, South Shields, County Durham, England.5
     He was created 1st Baronet Hamilton, of Westport [Nova Scotia] in 1627.1 He lived in 1660 at Rome, Italy.1
     On his death, his Baronetcy became extinct.1

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 322. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [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 10. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 47. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  4. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Baronetage, volume II, page 322, says "Qy. about 1670?"
  5. [S1117] Stephen Garbutt, "re: Sir William Hamilton, 1st Bt.," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 28 August 2004. Hereinafter cited as "re: Sir William Hamilton, 1st Bt."

Thomas Eliot English1

M, #110310, b. 1991
Last Edited=16 Oct 2011
     Thomas Eliot English was born in 1991.1 He is the son of Richard Douglas English and Hon. Mopsa Mary Young.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1564. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]