David Geddes1

M, #418101, b. 1751, d. October 1811
Last Edited=21 Dec 2010
     David Geddes was born in 1751.1 He was the son of George Geddes and Katherine Johnstone.2 He married Margaret Cruikshank, daughter of Andrew Cruikshank.1 He died in October 1811.1
     He was merchant, shipowner, and agent for the Hudson Bay Company.1 He was Assistant Deputy Paymaster-General to General Burgoyne during the American War of Independence with rank of Colonel in 1777.1

Child of David Geddes and Margaret Cruikshank

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1532. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Andrew Cruikshank1

M, #418102
Last Edited=1 Mar 2010

Child of Andrew Cruikshank

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1532. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Margaret Cruikshank1

F, #418103
Last Edited=21 Dec 2010
     Margaret Cruikshank is the daughter of Andrew Cruikshank.2 She married David Geddes, son of George Geddes and Katherine Johnstone.1
     Her married name became Geddes.

Child of Margaret Cruikshank and David Geddes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1532. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

George Geddes1

M, #418104, b. 28 January 1786, d. 1840
Last Edited=21 Dec 2010
     George Geddes was born on 28 January 1786.1 He was the son of David Geddes and Margaret Cruikshank.2 He married Elizabeth Anderson, daughter of James Anderson, circa 1814.1 He died in 1840.1
     He was merchant and Hudson Bay Company agent.1 He lived at Geddes House, Stromness, Orkney Islands, ScotlandG.1

Child of George Geddes and Elizabeth Anderson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1532. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Anderson1

M, #418105
Last Edited=1 Mar 2010

Child of James Anderson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1532. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Elizabeth Anderson1

F, #418106, d. 1838
Last Edited=21 Dec 2010
     Elizabeth Anderson was the daughter of James Anderson.2 She married George Geddes, son of David Geddes and Margaret Cruikshank, circa 1814.1 She died in 1838.1
     From circa 1814, her married name became Geddes.

Child of Elizabeth Anderson and George Geddes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1532. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Acland Campbell Geddes1

M, #418107, b. 4 February 1831, d. 18 March 1908
Last Edited=21 Dec 2010
     Acland Campbell Geddes was born on 4 February 1831.1 He was the son of George Geddes and Elizabeth Anderson.2 He married Christina Helen McLeod Anderson, daughter of Reverend Dr. Alexander Anderson, in 1870.1 He died on 18 March 1908 at age 77.1
     He was educated at Edinburgh Institution, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG.1 He was educated at Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG.1 He was civil engineer in India, designing the Jumna Bridge and various railways.1

Children of Acland Campbell Geddes and Christina Helen McLeod Anderson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1532. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Reverend Dr. Alexander Anderson1

M, #418108
Last Edited=21 Dec 2010
     Reverend Dr. Alexander Anderson graduated with a Doctor of Divinity (D.D.)1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.)1 He lived at Chanonry, Old Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1

Child of Reverend Dr. Alexander Anderson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1532. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Christina Helen McLeod Anderson1

F, #418109, d. 24 June 1914
Last Edited=21 Dec 2010
     Christina Helen McLeod Anderson was the daughter of Reverend Dr. Alexander Anderson.2 She married Acland Campbell Geddes, son of George Geddes and Elizabeth Anderson, in 1870.1 She died on 24 June 1914.1
     From 1870, her married name became Geddes.

Children of Christina Helen McLeod Anderson and Acland Campbell Geddes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1532. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Eric Campbell Geddes1

M, #418110, b. 26 September 1875, d. 22 June 1937
Last Edited=3 Aug 2014
     Sir Eric Campbell Geddes was born on 26 September 1875.1 He was the son of Acland Campbell Geddes and Christina Helen McLeod Anderson.2 He married Ada Gwendolen Stokes, daughter of Reverend Arthur Stokes, on 2 November 1900 at India.1,3 He died on 22 June 1937 at age 61.1
     He was a railway engineer in America, India and England.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1913 in the Engineering and Railway Staff Corps, Royal Engineers (Territorial Forces).1
He was Deputy General-Manager of NER.1 He was Deputy Director-General of Munitions Supply in 1915.1 He gained the rank of Honorary Major-General in 1916.1 He was appointed Knight Bachelor in 1916.1 He was Director-General of Military Railways, War Office and Transportation of British Armies, France in 1916.1 He was Inspector-General of Transporatation between 1916 and 1917.1 He was Navy Controller and Member of the Board of Admiralty in 1917.1 He held the office of Honorary and Temporary Vice-Admiral in 1917.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1917.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1917.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Sheffield University, Sheffield, Yorkshire, EnglandG.1 He held the office of First Lord of the Admiralty between 1917 and 1918.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Cambridge between 1917 and 1922.1 He was awarded the Croix de Guerre.1 He was awarded the Order of Leopold of Belgium.1 He was awarded the Grand Officier, Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1919.1 He was president of the Institute of Transport between 1919 and 1920.1 He held the office of Minister of Transport between 1919 and 1921.1 He was chairman of Imperial Airways.1 He was chairman of Dunlop Rubber.1

Children of Sir Eric Campbell Geddes and Ada Gwendolen Stokes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1532. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S7211] Tony Newman, "re: Geddes Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 2 August 2014. Hereinafter cited as "re: Geddes Family."