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Camperdown, Earl of (UK, 1831 - 1933)

 

Creation: let.pat. 12 Sep 1831

 

Extinct: 5 Dec 1933

 

Family name: Duncan later Haldane-Duncan

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th grandquarters:  Gules in chief two Cinquefoils and in base a Bugle Horn Argent stringed Azure, at centre point as an Honourable Augmentation, pendent by a Ribbon of the second and third from a Naval Crown Or a Gold Medal thereon two Figures the emblems of Victory and Britannia, Victory alighting on the Prow of an Antique Vessel crowning Britannia with a Wreath of Laurel and below the Gold Medal the word "Camperdown" (Duncan);  2nd and 3rd grandquarters:  counter-quartered i and iv, Argent a Saltire engrailed Sable (Haldane);  ii, Argent a Saltire between four Roses Gules (Lennox);  iii, Or a bend chequy Sable and Argent (Menteith);  in the centre a Crescent Azure for difference (all for Haldane of Gleneagles)

Crests:

1st:  On the Waves of the Sea a Dismasted Ship proper (Duncan)2nd:  An Eagle's Head proper (Haldane)

Supporters:

Dexter:  An Angel crowned with a Celestial Crown a Scarf across her garments proper resting her exterior hand upon an Anchor the other holding a Palm Branch Or;  Sinister:  A Sailor holding in his exterior hand the Union Flag with the French Tricolour Flag wrapped round the staff all proper

Mottoes:

 Above the 1st crest: Disce pati;  Above the 2nd crest: Suffer;  Below the shield: Secundis dubiisque rectus.

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Robert Dundas [Duncan later Haldane-Duncan], 2nd Viscount Duncan of Camperdown later 1st Earl of Camperdown, KT

1st surv. son and heir of Adam [Duncan], 1st Viscount Duncan of Camperdown, by his wife Henrietta Dundas, 3rd dau. of Rt Hon Robert Dundas of Arniston, Lord President of the Court of Session

born

21 Mar 1785

mar.

8 Jun 1805 Janet Hamilton-Dalrymple (b. 19 May 1783; d. 17 May 1867), 2nd dau. of Sir Hew Hamilton-Dalrymple of North Berwick, 3rd Bt., by his wife Janet Duff, dau. of William Duff of Crombie

children

1. Hon William Haldane-Duncan (b. c. Oct 1805; dvp. 17 Dec 1805)

2. Hon Adam Haldane-Duncan, later 2nd Earl of Camperdown

3. Capt Hon Hew Adam Dalrymple Hamilton Haldane-Duncan later Haldane-Duncan-Mercer-Henderson of Fordell DL (b. 1820; d. 11 Jun 1900), mar. 26 Apr 1866 Edith Isabella Henderson (d. 24 Feb 1902), 2nd dau. of Lt Gen Douglas Mercer Henderson of Fordell CB (by his wife ..... .....), 3rd son of Lt Col George Mercer, by his wife Jean Henderson, sister of Sir John Henderson of Fordell, 5th Bt., and dau. of Sir Robert Henderson of Fordell, 4th Bt., and had issue:

1a. Georgiana Wilhelmina Haldane-Duncan-Mercer-Henderson later Mercer-Henderson (b. 15 Apr 1867; d. 26 Mar 1937), mar. 13 Jun 1888 Sidney Carr [Hobart-Hampden later Hobart-Hampden-Mercer-Henderson], 7th Earl of Buckinghamshire, and had issue

1. Hon Alexina Haldane-Duncan (b. 1807; dvp. 1824)

2. Lady Henrietta Dundas Haldane-Duncan (b. 1808; d. 1 Jan 1893), mar. 1 Sep 1832 Capt John James Allen RN, of Errol Park, co. Perth (d. 1852), and had issue

3. Lady Elizabeth Baillie Haldane-Duncan (b. 1810; d. 15 Apr 1886)

4. Hon Mary Haldane-Duncan (b. 1815; dvp. 1820)

died

22 Dec 1859

created

12 Sep 1831 Earl of Camperdown, of Lundie in the County of Forfar and Gleneagles in the County of Perth

suc. by

son

note

Ensign, Coldstream Guards 1797; suc. his father 4 Aug 1804 as 2nd Viscount Duncan of Camperdown and 20th Laird of Gleneagles; Grand Master of Scottish Freemasons 1812-14; Knight of the Thistle 1848

 

Adam [Haldane-Duncan], 2nd Earl of Camperdown

born

25 Mar 1812

mar.

23 May 1859 Juliana Cavendish Philips (d. 6 Feb 1898), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir George Richard Philips, 2nd Bt., of Weston, co. Warwick, by his wife Hon Sarah Georgiana Cavendish, 1st dau. of Richard [Cavendish], 2nd Baron Waterpark

children

1. Hon Robert Adam Philips Haldane Haldane-Duncan, later 3rd Earl of Camperdown

2. Hon George Alexander Philips Haldane Haldane-Duncan, later 4th Earl of Camperdown

1. Lady Julia Janet Georgiana Haldane-Duncan VA, a Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria 1874-85 (b. 24 Jan 1840; dsp. 8 Dec 1915), mar. 6 Oct 1858 George Ralph Campbell [Abercromby], 4th Baron Abercromby

died

30 Jan 1867

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Southampton 1937-41, for Bath 1841-52 and for Forfarshire 1854-59; a Lord of the Treasury 1855-58

 

Robert Adam Philips Haldane [Haldane-Duncan], 3rd Earl of Camperdown

born

28 May 1841

died

5 Jun 1918

suc. by

brother

note

a Lord -in-Waiting 1869-70; a Lord of the Treasury 1870-74

 

George Alexander Philips Haldane [Haldane-Duncan], 4th Earl of Camperdown

born

9 May 1845

mar.

4 Feb 1888 Laura Blanchard (widow of J A Blanchard, of Boston, USA; d. 17 Aug 1910), dau. of John Dove, of Andover, Massachusetts, USA

died

s.p. 5 Dec 1933

note

in 1918 he resigned his right to Gleneagles in favour of the senior male representative of Lt Col James Haldane

 

On the death of the 4th Earl of Camperdown the Earldom of Camperdown became extinct.

 

 Last updated 22 Sep 2006

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