William Dalgelish1

M, #240631
Last Edited=26 Jul 2007
     William Dalgelish lived at Scotscraig, Fife, Scotland.1

Child of William Dalgelish

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 219. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Janet Ross1

F, #240632, d. 1862
Last Edited=27 Jul 2007
     Janet Ross was the daughter of John Ross.1 She married George Playfair, son of Reverend James Playfair and Margaret Lyon, on 8 November 1814.1 She died in 1862.1
      From 8 November 1814, her married name became Playfair.1

Children of Janet Ross and George Playfair

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 219. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

John Ross1

M, #240633
Last Edited=26 Jul 2007
     John Ross lived at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1

Child of John Ross

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 219. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

George Ranken Playfair1

M, #240634, b. 13 November 1816, d. 1885
Last Edited=26 Jul 2007
     George Ranken Playfair was born on 13 November 1816.1 He was the son of George Playfair and Janet Ross.1 He married Fanny Home, daughter of General unknown Home, on 30 October 1849.1 He died in 1885.1
     He was the Primate at Medical College, Agra, India.1

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 219. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Fanny Home1

F, #240635, d. 10 January 1893
Last Edited=26 Jul 2007
     Fanny Home was the daughter of General unknown Home.1 She married George Ranken Playfair, son of George Playfair and Janet Ross, on 30 October 1849.1 She died on 10 January 1893.1
      From 30 October 1849, her married name became Playfair.1

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 219. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.


General unknown Home1

M, #240636
Last Edited=26 Jul 2007

Child of General unknown Home

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 219. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair1

M, #240637, b. 21 May 1818, d. 29 May 1898
Last Edited=10 May 2011
Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair, 1893 2
     Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair was born on 21 May 1818 at Chunar, India.1 He was the son of George Playfair and Janet Ross.1 He married, firstly, Margaret Eliza Oakes, daughter of James Oakes, on 28 July 1846.1 He married, secondly, Jean Ann Millington, daughter of Crawley Millington, on 17 December 1857.1 He married, thirdly, Edith Russell, daughter of Samuel Hammond Russell, on 3 October 1878.1 He died on 29 May 1898 at age 80.1
     He was educated at St. Andrews University, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland.1 He was Professor in 1845 at New School of Mines, Jermyn Street, London, England.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) in 1848.1 He graduated from Giessen University, Giessen, Hessen, Germany, with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).1 In 1851 he helped to organise the Great Exhibition.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1851.1 He was Presidet of the Chemical Society between 1857 and 1859.1 He was Professor of Chemistry between 1858 and 1869 at University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for the Universities of Edinburgh and St. Andrews between 1868 and 1885.1 He held the office of Postmaster-General in 1873.1 He held the office of Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons between 1880 and 1883.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1883.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for South Leeds between 1885 and 1892.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.).1 He held the office of Lord-in-Waiting to HM Queen Victoria between 1892 and 1895.1 He was created 1st Baron Playfair, of St. Andrews, co. Fife [U.K.] on 3 September 1892.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1895.1

Children of Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair and Margaret Eliza Oakes

Child of Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair and Jean Ann Millington

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 219. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."

Lt.-Col. Sir Robert Lambert Playfair1

M, #240638, b. 1828, d. February 1899
Last Edited=23 Oct 2007
     Lt.-Col. Sir Robert Lambert Playfair was born in 1828.1 He was the son of George Playfair and Janet Ross.1 He married Agnes Webster, daughter of General unknown Webster, in 1851.1 He died in February 1899.1
     He was commissioned in 1846, in the service of the Madras Artillery.1 He was Assistant Political Resident at Aden between 1854 and 1862.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1858.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (F.R.G.S.) in 1860.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1861 in the service of the Madras Staff Corps.1 He was political agent at Zanzibar in 1862.1 He was consul for Zanzibar in 1863.1 He gained the rank of Major in 1866.1 He was consul-general for Algeria in 1867.1 He retired from the military in 1867, with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.1 He was consul-general for Algeria and Tunis in 1885.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1886.1 He was consul-general for Algeria and the Northern coast of Africa between 1889 and 1896.1

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 219. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Agnes Webster1

F, #240639
Last Edited=27 Jul 2007
     Agnes Webster is the daughter of General unknown Webster.1 She married Lt.-Col. Sir Robert Lambert Playfair, son of George Playfair and Janet Ross, in 1851.1
      From 1851, her married name became Playfair.1

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 219. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

General unknown Webster1

M, #240640
Last Edited=27 Jul 2007
     General unknown Webster lived at Balgarvie, Fife, Scotland.1

Child of General unknown Webster

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 219. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.