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Elphinstone, Lord (S, 1509/10)

 

Creation: let. pat. 14 Jan 1509/10

 

Family name: Elphinstone later Elphinstone-Fleming later Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone later Elphinstone

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st grand quarter: Argent a Chevron Sable between three Boars' Heads erased Gules armed of the field and langued Azure (Elphinstone);  2nd grand quarter: quarterly, 1st, Gules a Chevron within a Double Tressure flory counterflory Argent (Fleming);  2nd, Azure three Frases Argent (Fraser);  3rd, Argent on a Chief Gules three Pallets Or (Keith);  4th, Or three Bars wavy Gules (Drummond);  3rd grand quarter:  Argent a Chevron between three Otters' Heads erased Gules within a Bordure of the last (Fullerton);  4th grand quarter:  Sable on a Cross Argent square pierced of the field four Eagles displayed of the first in the dexter canton an Arm embowed proper issuing out of a Naval Crown the hand holding a Trident Or (Buller)

Crest:

A Lady from the waist upwards richly habited Gules her arms extended the right hand supporting a Tower and the left holding a Branch of Laurel all proper

Supporters:

On either side a Wild Man wreathed about the temples and loins with Laurel and holding on the exterior shoulder a Club proper

Motto:

Cause Causit (Cause caused it)

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Alexander [Elphinstone], 1st Lord Elphinstone

son and hr. of Sir John Elphinstone of Elphinstone and Pittendreich

born

mar.

bef. 1507 Elizabeth Berlay or Barlow, an English lady attached to the Court of Margaret, Queen Consort of King James IV (mar. (2) bef. 29 Jul 1515 as his third wife John [Forbes], 6th Lord Forbes;  d. c. 10 Sep 1518)

children

1. Hon Alexander Elphinstone, later 2nd Lord Elphinstone

2. Hon James Elphinstone (b. 12 May 1512; dsp.)

1. Hon Elizabeth Elphinstone (b. 25 Apr 1508), mar. Sir David Somerville of Plean

2. Hon Eupheme Elphinstone, mistress of King James V and mother of Robert [Stewart], 1st Earl of Orkney (b. 11 May 1509), mar. aft. 13 Apr 1540 John Bruce of Cutmalindie, and had issue

3. Hon Mary Elphinstone (b. 28 Apr 1510; d. unm.)

4. Hon Barbara Elphinstone (b. 22 Aug 1513; dvp. an infant)

died

9 Sep 1513

created

14 Jan 1509/10 Lord Elphinstone

suc. by

son

note

in the household of King James IV; received a large portion of the lands of the Earls of Mar, including the Barony of Kildrummy; was slain at the Battle of Flodden

 

Alexander [Elphinstone], 2nd Lord Elphinstone

born

22 May 1511

mar.

bef. 27 Feb 1525/6 Hon Katharine Erskine, dau. of Robert [Erskine], 4th Lord Erskine and de jure 16th Earl of Mar, by his wife Isabel Campbell, dau. by his first wife of Sir John Campbell of Loudoun

children

1. Hon Robert Elphinstone, later 3rd Lord Elphinstone

2. Rev Hon John Elphinstone, Parson of Innernochty (b. 4 Jun 1536; bur. in Stirling Church 22 Aug 1616), mar. Agnes Bruce, dau. of Sir David Bruce of Clackmannan, and had issue

3. Hon James Elphinstone of Inverdovat (b. 12 Jul 1538; d. in or aft. 1599), mar. (1) bef. 8 Aug 1590 as her third husband Lady Janet Grant (widow of (1) David Crichton of Nauchtan, and (2) John Grant of Freuchie; d. 17 Dec 1591), 1st dau. of George [Leslie], 4th Earl of Rothes, by his first wife Margaret Halkerston, widow of William Todrig and of George Halkerston, both burgesses of Edinburgh, and illegit. dau. of William [Crichton], 3rd Lord Crichton of Sanquhar, by his mistress Lady Margaret Stewart, dau. of James III, King of Scotland, and (2) bef. 1596 Agnes Ramsay of Clatto, and had issue by his second wife

4. Hon Alexander Elphinstone (b. 19 Jan 1539; d. after 1583/4)

5. Hon Sir Michael Elphinstone, Master of the Household to King James VI (b. 26 Sep 1544; d. 14 Feb 1625; bur. in the Kirk of Airth)

6. Hon William Elphinstone, Sheriff-Depute of Orkney 1576 (b. 26 Feb 1544; d. 26 Jul 1602), mar. Janet Henderson (mar. (2) 1603 Thomas Livingstone of Hayning), dau. of James Henderson of Fordell, and had issue, being ancestor of the Elphinstones of Calderhall and Hatton

1. Hon Margaret Elphinstone (b. 14 Feb 1528/9), mar. bef. 8 May 1552 John Livingstone of Dunipace, and had issue

2. Hon Isabel Elphinstone (b. 13 May 1532), mar. 1550 James Hamilton of Haggs, and had issue

3. Hon Marjory Elphinstone (b. 6 Feb 1533), mar. bef. 21 Apr 1550 Sir Robert Drummond of Carnock, and had issue

4. Hon Janet Elphinstone (b. 16 Mar 1534; d. bef. 26 Aug 1588), mar. Hon Robert Leslie of Ardersier and Findrassie, claimed the Earldom of Rothes 1560, Captain of St Andrew's Castle 1565 (b. c. 1519/20; d. 22 Sep 1588), 3rd son of George [Leslie], 4th Earl of Rothes, by his first wife Margaret Halkerston, widow of William Todrig and of George Halkerston, both burgesses of Edinburgh, and illegit. dau. of William [Crichton], 3rd Lord Crichton of Sanquhar, by his mistress Lady Margaret Stewart, dau. of James III, King of Scotland, and had issue

died

10 Sep 1547

suc. by

son

note

he was slain at the Battle of Pinkie

 

Robert [Elphinstone], 3rd Lord Elphinstone

born

9 Sep 1530

mar.

2 Nov 1549 Margaret Drummond, dau. and cohrss. of Sir John Drummond of Innerpeffray, by his wife Lady Margaret Stewart, illegit. dau of James IV, King of Scotland

children

1. Hon Alexander Elphinstone, later 4th Lord Elphinstone

2. Hon Sir John Elphinstone of Selmes and Baberton (b. 9 Sep 1553; d. Oct 1614), mar. Giles Elphinstone, dau. of William Elphinstone of Selmes, and had issue

3. Hon James Elphinstone, later 1st Lord Balmerinoch

4. Hon John Elphinstone (b. 14 Jul 1558 ; d. in England)

5. Hon William Elphinstone (b. 27 Apr 1563; dvp. in Naples 1588)

6. Father George Elphinstone, Rector of the Scots College in Rome (b. 3 Jan 1565)

1. Hon Janet Elphinstone (b. 25 May 1556), mar. as his first wife Sir Patrick Barclay of Towie (d. Jun 1589), 1st son and heir of Walter Barclay of Towie by his wife Elizabeth Hay, and had issue

2. Hon Agnes Elphinstone (b. 3 Oct 1559; d. bef. 1594), mar. as his first wife Walter [Ogilvy], 1st Lord Ogilvy of Deskford, and had issue

3. Hon Elizabeth Elphinstone (b. 1 Aug 1561; d. 26 Feb 1613), mar. 1 Nov 1582 Robert Innes, 19th of that Ilk (b. c. Apr 1562; d. 15 Sep 1596), 1st son and heir of Alexander Innes, 18th of that Ilk and 3rd of Cromey, by his first wife Beatrix Dunbar, dau. of Alexander Dunbar, Prior of Pluscarden, and had issue

4. Hon Margaret Elphinstone (b. 30 Dec 1568), mar. 31 Dec 1587 John Cunninghame of Drumquhassel

died

18 May 1602

suc. by

son

note

had charters to himself and his wife of the lands of Corgarth, co. Aberdeen, 1550, of Easter Rossy, co. Perth, 1552, and Cragorth, co. Stirling, 1553/4

 

Alexander [Elphinstone], 4th Lord Elphinstone, PC

born

28 May 1552

mar.

bef. Nov 1577 Hon Jean Livingston (d. 15 Sep 1621), 1st dau. of William [Livingston], 6th Lord Livingston, by his wife Hon Agnes Fleming, 3rd dau. of Malcolm [Fleming], 3rd Lord Fleming

children

1. Hon Alexander Elphinstone, later 5th Lord Elphinstone

2. Hon James Elphinstone of Barns (b. 20 Nov 1580; dvp. betw. 14 Apr and 6 May 1628 ; bur. in Kildrummy Church), mar. (1) Catherine Gordon, dau. of James Gordon of Lesmoir, and had issue:

1a. Jean Elphinstone

Hon James Elphinstone of Barns mar. (2) bef. 15 Sep 1625 Margaret Forbes, dau. of John Forbes of Brux, and had further issue:

1a. Alexander Elphinstone, later 6th Lord Elphinstone

2a. Anna Elphinstone

3. William Elphinstone (b. 11 Dec 1581; dvp. young)

4. Patrick Elphinstone (b. 20 May 1584; dvp. young)

5. David Elphinstone (b. 20 Oct 1585; dvp. young)

6. Hon Innes Elphinstone (b. 2 March 1586; drowned vp. in the River Deveron 31 May 1616, while returning from a visit to his sister Agnes, Countess of Sutherland)

7. Hon John Elphinstone of Bannockburn (b. 2 Dec 1591; dvp. Sep 1621), mar. as her third husband Barbara Gordon, dau. of John Gordon of Pitlurg, and had issue

8. Michael Elphinstone (b. 16 Nov 1592; dvp. 24 Dec 1592)

9. Hon Michael Elphinstone of Quarrell (b. 23 Dec 1593; bur. at Durham 1 Nov 1640), mar. 15 Feb 1618 Mary Bruce, dau. of Robert Bruce of Kinnaird, and had issue

10. George Elphinstone (b. 12 Aug 1595; dvp. young)

11. Hon William Elphinstone (b. 12 Aug 1595; dvp. Apr 1604)

12. Malcolm Elphinstone (b. 3 Dec 1596; dvp. young)

13. Claud Elphinstone (b. 23 Feb 1597; dvp. young)

14. Frederick Elphinstone (b. 23 Feb 1599; dvp. 9 Apr 1600)

1. Hon Agnes Elphinstone (b. 27 Oct 1579; d. 18 Sep 1617; bur. at Dornoch), mar. 5 Feb 1600/1 John [Gordon], 13th Earl of Sutherland, and had issue

2. Hon Jean Elphinstone (b. 17 Feb 1582; d. aft. 1628), mar. 5 Feb 1600/1 Arthur [Forbes], 10th Lord Forbes, and had issue

3. Hon Margaret Elphinstone (b. 7 Jun 1588; d. bef. 1628), mar. 16 Mar 1601 Sir John Bruce of Airth, and had issue

4. Hon Helen Elphinstone (b. 27 Aug 1589; bur. in Greyfriars Churchyard 4 Feb 1675), mar. (1) Sir William Cockburn of Langton, and (2) Rev Henry Rollok, Minister of the High Church, Edinburgh (b. 1595; d. 2 Jun 1642), and had issue by both husbands

5. Hon Christian Elphinstone (b. 19 Dec 1590), mar. Sir Thomas Urquhart, Sheriff of Cromarty

died

14 Jan 1637/8

suc. by

son

note

made a member v.p. of the new Privy Council 1599; an Extraordinary Lord of Session 1599-1626; High Treasurer of Scotland 1599-1601 ; the lands of Kildrummy were recovered from him by the Erskine family in 1626, as having been unlawfully in possession of the King when granted to the first Lord

 

Alexander [Elphinstone], 5th Lord Elphinstone, PC

born

13 Nov 1577

mar.

28 Apr 1607 Hon Elizabeth Drummond (d. after 1 Dec 1637), sister of James [Drummond], 1st Earl of Perth, and 4th dau. of Patrick [Drummond], 3rd Lord Drummond, by his first wife Lady Elizabeth Lindsay, 1st dau. by his second wife of David [Lindsay], 9th Earl of Crawford

children

1. Alexander Elphinstone (b. 6 Jun 1608; dvp. 1611)

2. James Elphinstone (b. 3 Jun 1609; dvp. young)

3. Alexander Elphinstone (b. 18 Sep 1612; dvp. young)

4. John Elphinstone (b. 6 Jun 1619 ; dvp. 1621)

1. Jean Elphinstone (b. 8 Apr 1611; dvp. aft. 1630)

2. Hon Lilias Elphinstone (b. 26 Nov 1613; d. Nov 1675), mar. aft. 14 Nov 1645 her cousin Alexander [Elphinstone], 6th Lord Elphinstone, and had issue

3. Elizabeth Elphinstone (d. aft. 1633)

4. Mary Elphinstone (b. 12 Jan 1621; dvp. young)

5. Isobel Elphinstone (b. 16 Jun 1623 ; dvp. young)

6. Anna Elphinstone (b. 18 Jul 1625; dvp. young)

died

s.p.m.s. 27 Aug 1648

suc. by

nephew

note

Privy Councillor [S] 1604/5

 

Alexander [Elphinstone], 6th Lord Elphinstone

born

mar.

aft. 14 Nov 1645 his cousin Hon Lilias Elphinstone (b. 26 Nov 1613; d. Nov 1675), 2nd but 1st surv. dau. and hrss. of Alexander [Elphinstone], 5th Lord Elphinstone, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Drummond, 4th dau. by his first wife of Patrick [Drummond], 3rd Lord Drummond

children

1. Hon Alexander Elphinstone, later 7th Lord Elphinstone

2. Hon John Elphinstone, later 8th Lord Elphinstone

3. Hon James Elphinstone (bapt. 31 Jul 1651; d. 26 Mar 1666)

1. Hon Anne Elphinstone (bapt. 22 Jun 1648; dspm. aft. Feb 1672), mar. 11 Apr 1671 as his third wife Walter [Sandilands], 6th Lord Torphichen, and had issue

died

26 Oct 1654

suc. by

son

note

fined £1,000 1654 by Cromwell's Act of Grace

 

Alexander [Elphinstone], 7th Lord Elphinstone

bapt.

30 Mar 1647

mar.

10 Sep 1667 Anne Burnett (mar. (2) bef. 1677 Patrick [Murray], 3rd Lord Elibank), dau. of Most Rev Alexander Burnett DD, Archbishop of St Andrews

died

s.p. 11 May 1669

suc. by

brother

 

John [Elphinstone], 8th Lord Elphinstone

bapt.

26 Aug 1649

mar.

23 Apr 1670 Isabel Maitland (b. c. 1654; d. 7 Oct 1706; bur. at Elphinstone), 1st dau. of Hon William Maitland (by his first wife Hon Christian Makgill, self styled Viscountess of Oxfuird, 1st dau. and hrss. of line by his second wife of Robert [Makgill], 2nd Viscount of Oxfuird), 3rd son of Charles [Maitland], 3rd Earl of Lauderdale

children

1. Hon John Elphinstone, Master of Elphinstone (b. 13 May 1672; dvp. young)

2. Hon Charles Elphinstone, Master of Elphinstone (b. 18 May 1676; dvp. young)

3. Hon Richard Elphinstone, Master of Elphinstone (b. 20 Oct 1678; dvp. young)

4. Hon James Elphinstone, Master of Elphinstone (b. 14 Feb 1681; dvp. young)

5. Hon Charles Elphinstone, later 9th Lord Elphinstone

6. Hon William Elphinstone (b. 13 Aug 1685; vp. young)

7. Hon William Elphinstone, ensign in Col Prestoun's Regiment (b. 14 Mar 1689; k. at the Battle of Preston 1715)

1. Hon Elizabeth Elphinstone (b. 24 May 1673; d. 13 Apr 1758), mar. 1692 Hon John Campbell of Mamore, sentenced to death 1685 for his part in his father's rebellion but pardoned 1689, Groom of the Bedchamber, Member of Parliament (Scotland) for Argyllshire 1700, and for Dumbarton (GB) 1708-22 and 1722-27 (d. 7 Apr 1729), brother of Archibald [Campbell], 1st Duke of Argyll, and 2nd son of Archibald [Campbell], 9th Earl of Argyll, by his first wife Lady Mary Stewart, 1st dau. of James [Stewart], 4th Earl of Moray, and had issue

2. Hon Isabella Elphinstone (b. 7 Nov 1677; dvp. Jun 1679)

3. Hon Mary Beatrice Anna Margaret Frances Isabella Elphinstone, named after the Duchess of York, who was then in Scotland (b. 10 Jan 1680; dvp. 14 Feb 1680)

4. Hon Anna Elphinstone (b. 29 May 1683; dvp. bef. 1706)

5. Hon Margaret Elphinstone (b. 30 May 1684), mar. (1) 1706 George Leslie, Count Leslie of Balquhain (b. c. 1681; d. 17 Jun 1715), (2) c. 1720 as his second wife Sir James Gordon of Park, 2nd Bt., and (3) John Fullerton of Dudwick

6. Hon Mary Elphinstone (b. 30 Sep 1686), mar. Thomas Buchan of Cairnbulg, advocate

died

24 Mar 1717/8 (bur. at Elphinstone)

suc. by

son

note

a supporter of the Union with England; Privy Councillor [S] 1676; fought at the Battle of Bothwell Bridge 1679; actively supported King William III; a Capt of Dragoons in the King's Army in Scotland; retired from the Army c. 1696; sold part of the Barony of Elphinstone

 

Charles [Elphinstone], 9th Lord Elphinstone

born

14 Apr 1682

mar.

12 Sep 1702 Elizabeth Primrose (b. 18 Dec 1680; d. 16 Feb 1738), sister of James [Primrose], 1st Viscount Primrose, and 2nd dau. of Sir William Primrose of Carrington, 2nd Bt., by his wife Margaret Scott, 3rd dau. of Patrick Scott of Thirlestane

children

1. Hon John Elphinstone, Master of Elphinstone (b. and dvp. 29 Jun 1703)

2. Hon John Elphinstone, Master of Elphinstone (b. 17 Jan 1706; dsp. and vp. 29 Apr 1753), mar. Margery Fleming (d. 6 Aug 1784), dau. of Sir Archibald Fleming of Ferme, 3rd Bt., by his wife Elizabeth Hamilton, 1st dau. of Sir George Hamilton of Barnton, 1st Bt.

3. Hon James Elphinstone, Master of Elphinstone, entered the Navy (b. 15 Apr 1708; dvp.)

4. Hon Charles Elphinstone, later 10th Lord Elphinstone

5. Hon Archibald Elphinstone, an Army Officer (b. 18 Jun 1714; dvp. at the Siege of Cartagena 1741)

6. Hon William Elphinstone (b. 20 Jun 1718; dvp. young)

1. Hon Grizel Elphinstone (b. 23 Nov 1704), mar. Capt Woodgrave Gascoigne, of Parlington, co. York

2. Hon Ellonas Elphinstone (b. 31 Oct 1712; dvp. young)

3. Hon Eleanor Elphinstone (b. 15 Sep 1715)

4. Hon Margaret Elphinstone (b. 1721; dvp. young)

5. Hon Primrose Elphinstone (b. 27 Jan 1724/5; d. 18 Dec 1759; bur. at Holyrood), mar. 1757 as his first wife Alexander [Home], 9th Earl of Home, and had issue

died

20 Feb 1757

suc. by

son

note

Capt in the Army, serving in Flanders from 1706 and being severely wounded at the Battle of Agremont 1708

 

Charles [Elphinstone], 10th Lord Elphinstone

born

6 Aug 1711

mar.

14 Oct 1735 Lady Clementina Fleming, heiress of the family of Keith on the death of her uncle, George [Keith], 9th Earl Marischal, in 1778 (b. 1719; d. 1 Jan 1799), 2nd dau. and event. sole hrss. of John [Fleming], 6th Earl of Wigtown, by his second wife Lady Mary Keith, 1st dau. of William [Keith], 8th Earl Marischal

children

1. Hon John Elphinstone, later 11th Lord Elphinstone

2. Hon Charles Elphinstone (b. 29 Apr 1739; dvp. at sea in the burning of HMS Prince George 13 Apr 1758)

3. Hon William Elphinstone later Fullerton-Elphinstone, Cdr of an East Indiaman, Director HEIC 1786-1826 and Chairman HEIC 1804, 1806 and 1814 (b. 13 Sep 1740; d. 3 May 1834), mar. 24 Jun 1774 Elizabeth Fullerton (b. c. 1758; d. 3 May 1834), 1st dau. of William Fullerton of Carstairs, and hrss. of her uncle, John Fullerton of Carberry, and had issue:

1a. John Fullerton Fullerton-Elphinstone, Chief Representative of HEIC in Canton (b. c. 1784; d. 12 Mar 1854)

2a. Capt Charles Fullerton-Elphinstone RN, was in command of HMS Greyhound (b. 1784; lost on HMS Blenheim Feb 1807)

3a. Maj Gen William George Keith Fullerton-Elphinstone CB, in the Peninsular Wars, commanded the 33rd Foot (Duke of Wellington's Own) at both Quatre Bras and Waterloo 1815, Commander-in-Chief of Bengal 1838, led the expedition against the Afghans 1841 and died in captivity (b. 1782; d. 23 Apr 1842)

4a. Lt Col James Drummond Fullerton-Elphinstone later Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, with the HEIC until 1809, fought in the Peninsular Campaign and was wounded and taken prisoner at Waterloo 1815 (b. 4 May 1788; d. 8 Mar 1857), mar. (1) 30 Sep 1820 Diana Maria Clavering (b. 8 Jun 1801; dsp. 24 Dec 1821), only dau. of Charles John Clavering, and (2) 25 Feb 1824 Anna Maria Buller (d. 16 Feb 1845), only child of Admiral Sir Edward Buller MP, of Trenant Park, co. Cornwall, and had issue by his second wife:

1b. William Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, later 15th Lord Elphinstone

2b. Capt Hon Edward Charles Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, of Inveresk Lodge, Musselburgh, granted the rank and precedence of a Lord of Parliament's younger son by Royal Warrant 1861 (b. 17 Nov 1832; d. 29 Jun 1915), mar. 5 May 1859 Elizabeth Harriette Clerk (d. 13 Nov 1909), yst. dau. of Rt Hon Sir George Clerk of Penicuik, 6th Bt. MP, by his wife Maria Law, 2nd dau. of Ewan Law, and had issue

3b. Lt Col Hon John Frederick Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, granted the rank and precedence of a Lord of Parliament's younger son by Royal Warrant 1861 (b. 21 Apr 1837; dsp. 22 Nov 1874)

4b. Hon George James Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, granted the rank and precedence of a Lord of Parliament's younger son by Royal Warrant 1861 (b. 7 Jan 1841; dsp. 1 Mar 1879), mar. 23 Jul 1868 Anne MacIntyre (mar. (2) 1884 Rev Hugh McLachlan; d. 1903), dau. of Rev John MacIntyre LLD, of Killmonivaig, co. Inverness

1b. Hon Gertrude Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, granted the rank and precedence of a Lord of Parliament's daughter by Royal Warrant 1861 (b. 17 Feb 1826; d. 29 Mar 1894), mar. 16 Apr 1850 James Hope WS (b. 1 Jul 1818; d. 10 Jul 1903), 2nd son of James Hope WS by his wife Jane Walker, dau. of James Walker, and had issue

2b. Hon Clementina Fleming Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, granted the rank and precedence of a Lord of Parliament's daughter by Royal Warrant 1861 (b. 11 Jul 1827; dsp. 2 Sep 1916), mar. 8 Apr 1858 Lt Col Douglas Jones (dsp. 1879)

3b. Hon Anna Maria Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, granted the rank and precedence of a Lord of Parliament's daughter by Royal Warrant 1861 (b. 9 Nov 1829; d. 20 Mar 1914), mar. 4 Mar 1857 Capt Thomas Henry Montgomery (b. 21 Aug 1828; d. 20 Jan 1879), 2nd son of Sir James Montgomery, 2nd Bt., by his second wife Helen Graham, 2nd dau. of Thomas Graham MP, and had issue

4b. Hon Elizabeth Mary Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, granted the rank and precedence of a Lord of Parliament's daughter by Royal Warrant 1861 (b. 17 /nov 1834; dsp. 24 Sep 1902), mar. 17 Jan 1860 Very Rev James Francis Montgomery DD, Dean of Edinburgh (b. 10 Jul 1818; d. 21 Sep 1897), 1st son of Robert Montgomery, barrister (by his wife Elizabeth Mason, dau. of Bryant Mason, of Bushey, co. Hertford), 4th son of Sir James Montgomery, 1st Bt. MP, Lord Advocate of Scotland 1766 and Chief Baron of the Scottish Exchequer 1775-81, by his wife Margaret Scott, dau. and hrss. of Robert Scott of Killearn

1a. Clementina Fullerton-Elphinstone (dsp. 19 Nov 1830), mar. 18 Jan 1809 Vice Admiral Sir Pulteney Malcolm GCB

2a. Elizabeth Elphinstone (b. 1783; dvp. 28 Oct 1802)

3a. Anne Elphinstone, killed in a carriage accident (d. 29 Aug 1850)

4. Lockhart Elphinstone (b. 26 Nov 1743; dvp. 24 Aug 1748)

5. Hon George Keith Elphinstone, later 1st Viscount Keith

6. Malcolm Elphinstone (b. 1752; dvp. young)

7. Hon Hugh Elphinstone (b. 1755; dvp. young)

1. Hon Mary Elphinstone (b. 19 Sep 1741; d. 8 May 1825)

2. Elizabeth Elphinstone (b. 24 Sep 1742; dvp. young)

3. Hon Eleanor Elphinstone (b. 13 May 1747; d. 14 Feb 1800), mar. 7 May 1777 Rt Hon William Adam of Blair Adam, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer and Lord Chief Commissioner of the Scottish Jury Court, grandson of William Adam, the celebrated architect, and had issue

4. Hon Primrose Elphinstone (b. 12 Jun 1748; d. 18 Jan 1802)

5. Hon Clementina Elphinstone (b. 28 Aug 1749; dspm. 31 Aug 1822), mar. 31 Mar 1785 her third cousin once removed James [Lundin later Drummond], 1st Baron Perth, and had issue

died

6 Apr 1781

suc. by

son

note

the Earl's wife, Lady Clementina Fleming, was heir of line to her father's family, the Flemings, Earls of Wigtown, to her mother's family, the Keiths, Earls Marischal, and also to the senior line of the House of Drummond, being senior representative of the early Earls of Perth through her mother. In her seize quartiers, none of her male ancestors was under the rank of an Earl.

 

John [Elphinstone], 11th Lord Elphinstone

born

26 Jan 1737

mar.

1764 Hon Anne Ruthven (d. 28 Oct 1801), 1st dau. of James [Ruthven], 5th Lord Ruthven of Freeland, by his second wife Lady Ann Stuart, 3rd dau. of James [Stuart], 2nd Earl of Bute

children

1. Hon John Elphinstone, later 12th Lord Elphinstone

2. Admiral Hon Charles Elphinstone later Elphinstone-Fleming of Cumbernauld and Biggar MP, Governor of Greenwich Hospital, inherited the Wigtown estates (b. Jun 1774; d. 30 Oct 1840), mar. Jun 1816 Donna Catalina Paulina Alessandro (mar. (2) 16 Aug 1849 Capt James Edward Katon RN), and had issue:

1a. Lt Col John Elphinstone-Fleming, later 14th Lord Elphinstone

1a. Clementina Elphinstone-Fleming, suc. her brother in the Wigtown estates (d. 19 Jan 1865), mar. 24 Mar 1845 Cornwallis [Maude], 4th Viscount Hawarden later 1st Earl de Montalt, and had issue

2a. Mary Keith Elphinstone-Fleming (dsp. 11 Mar 1859), mar. (1) 20 Apr 1843 (div. 1847) Alexander Macalister of Torriedale, and (2) 1848 Morgan Lloyd QC MP (d. 5 Sep 1893), and had issue

3a. Hon Anne Elizabeth Elphinstone-Fleming, granted the rank and precedence of a Lord of Parliament's daughter by Royal Warrant 1860 (d. 27 Mar 1925), mar. 12 Jun 1851 William Cunninghame Bontine of Ardoch, 1st son of R C Cunninghame Graham of Gartmore and Finlayston (d. 6 Sep 1883), and had issue

3. Hon James Ruthven Elphinstone, with the HEIC (b. 1776; d. at St Helena 1 Aug 1828)

4. Hon Mountstuart Elphinstone DCL, joined the Indian Civil Service 1795, entered the Diplomatic Service 1801, secretary to Lord Wellesley 1803, Governor of Bombay 1819-27 (b. 6 Oct 1779; d. 20 Nov 1859)

1. Hon Ann Stuart Elphinstone (d. 6 Dec 1832)

2. Hon Clementina Fleming Elphinstone (d. 8 Aug 1821)

3. Hon Elizabeth Mackenzie Elphinstone (d. 8 Dec 1840)

4. Hon Keith Elphinstone (d. 4 Aug 1841), mar. 4 Sep 1803 David Erskine of Cardross, and had issue

died

19 Aug 1794

suc. by

son

note

served in Canada under General Wolfe 1755-59; wounded at Quebec 1759; Capt of an Independent Company of Foot in Jamaica 1760; Capt of a company of Invalids in North Britain; Lieutenant Governor of Edinburgh Castle 1781-94; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1784-94; Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire 1794

 

John [Elphinstone], 12th Lord Elphinstone

born

1770

mar.

31 Jul 1806 Janet Hyndford Gibson-Carmichael (widow of Sir John Gibson-Carmichael, 6th Bt.;  d. 23 Aug 1825), yst. dau. of Cornelius Elliott, of Wolflee, co. Roxburgh

children

1. Hon John Elphinstone, later 13th Lord Elphinstone

died

20 May 1813 (bur. in Bath Abbey)

suc. by

son

note

Ensign, 60th Foot 1779; Capt, 72nd Foot 1790 ; Maj, 60th Regiment 1792; Lt Col, 1794; ADC to the Duke of York 1795; Lt Col, 61st Regiment and later 26th Foot (Cameronians); Maj Gen, 1805; Col, 26th Foot 1806-13; Lieut Gen, 1812; Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire 1799-1813; a Representative Peer for Scotland (Whig) 1803-07

 

John [Elphinstone], 13th Lord Elphinstone, GCB GCH PC

born

2 Jun 1807

died

19 Jul 1860

created

21 May 1859 Baron Elphinstone, of Elphinstone in the County of Sterling

suc. by

cousin

note

entered Royal Horse Guards 1826; Capt, 1832-36; a Representative Peer for Scotland (Liberal) 1832-35 and 1847-59; a Lord of the Bedchamber 1832-34 and 1835-36; Privy Councillor 1836; GCH 1836; Governor of Madras 1837-42;  a Lord-in-Waiting 1847-52 and 1853; Governor of Bombay 1853-60;  GCB for his services during the Indian Mutiny 1859; on his death the Barony of Elphinstone became extinct

 

John [Elphinstone-Fleming], 14th Lord Elphinstone

born

11 Dec 1819

died

13 Jan 1861

suc. by

second cousin

note

entered the Army 1838; Lieut, 6th Inniskillings 1841; Lieut, 17th Lancers, 1844; Capt, 1848; retired 1851

 

William [Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone], 15th Lord Elphinstone

born

18 Nov 1828

mar.

16 Jun 1864 Lady Constance Euphemia Woronzow Murray (b. 28 Dec 1838; d. 16 Mar 1922), 2nd dau. of Alexander Edward [Murray], 6th Earl of Dunmore, by his wife Lady Catharine Herbert, 3rd dau. by his second wife of George Augustus [Herbert], 11th Earl of Pembroke

children

1. Lieut Hon James Drummond Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, Master of Elphinstone (b. 15 Apr 1865; dvp. 9 Nov 1890)

2. Hon Sidney Herbert Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, later 16th Lord Elphinstone

3. Hon Mountstuart William Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone FRPS, Private Secretary to Military Secretary during World War I (b. 5 Mar 1871; d. 7 Apr 1957)

1. Hon Lilian Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone (b. 11 Feb 1867; d. 23 Aug 1956)

2. Hon Constance Lothian Buller-Fuller-Elphinstone (b. 5 Oct 1873; dvp. 18 Mar 1875)

died

18 Jan 1893 (bur. at Inveresk)

created

30 Dec 1885 Baron Elphinstone, of Elphinstone in the County of Haddington

suc. by

son

note

in the Royal Navy, retiring 1870 with the rank of Capt; a Representative Peer for Scotland (Conservative) 1867-85; a Lord-in-Waiting 1874-80, 1885-86 and 1886-92

 

Sidney Herbert [Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone], 16th Lord Elphinstone, KT

born

27 Jul 1869

mar.

14 Jul 1910 Lady Mary Frances Bowes-Lyon DCVO (b. 30 Aug 1883; d. 8 Feb 1961), 2nd dau. of Claude George [Bowes-Lyon], 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, by his wife Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck, 1st surv. dau. and cohrss. of Rev Charles William Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck (by his second wife Caroline Louisa Burnaby, 1st dau. of Edwyn Burnaby, of Baggrave Hall, co. Leicester), 1st son of Lt Col Lord William Charles Augustus Cavendish-Bentinck (by his second wife Anne Wellesley, illegit. dau. of Richard [Wellesley], 1st Marquess Wellesley), 3rd son of William Henry Cavendish [Bentinck later Cavendish-Bentinck], 3rd Duke of Portland

children

1. Hon John Alexander Elphinstone, later 17th Lord Elphinstone

2. Rev Hon Andrew Charles Victor Elphinstone, T/Capt 4th Battalion Cameron Highlanders, ADC to Viceroy of India 1941-43, Rector of Worplesdon 1953-62 (b. 10 Nov 1918; d. 19 Mar 1975), mar. 29 May 1946 Jean Frances Gibbs CVO, Extra Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth II (widow of Capt Hon Vicary Paul Gibbs (k. in action at Nijmegen 20 Sep 1944), 1st son and heir ap. of Walter Durant [Gibbs], 4th Baron Aldenham; mar. (3) 14 Apr 1980 Lt Col John William Richard Woodroffe), 3rd dau. of Angus Valdimar Hambro MP, of Hill House, Milton Abbas, co. Dorset, High Sheriff of Dorset 1934 (by his second wife Vanda Charlton, dau. of St John Charlton, of Malpas, co. Chester), 3rd son of Sir Everard Alexander Hambro KCVO, of Hayes Place, co. Kent, and Milton Abbey, co. Dorset, by his first wife Gertrude Mary Stuart, 3rd dau. of Henry Stuart, of Montford, Isle of Bute (by his wife Cecilia Hammersley, 4th dau. of Charles Hammersley), 1st son and heir of Rear Admiral Lord George Stuart CB (by his wife Jane Stewart, dau. of Maj Gen James Stewart), 4th son of John [Stuart], 1st Marquess of Bute, and had issue:

1a. James Alexander Elphinstone, later 18th Lord Elphinstone

1a. Rosemary Elizabeth Elphinstone (b. 13 Aug 1947), mar. 14 Jan 1967 James Ronald Pigé Leschallas (b. 1943), 2nd son of (George) Ronald Pigé Leschallas by his wife Vere Frances Bullock-Marsham, 2nd dau. of Capt Cloudesley Henry Bullock-Marsham by his wife Algitha Parker, 1st dau. of Rev Hon Algernon Robert Parker, Rector of Bix, co. Oxford 1877-97, and of St Oswald Malpas, co. Chester 1897-1904 (by his wife Emma Jane Kenyon, only dau. of Hon Edward Kenyon), 3rd son of Thomas Augustus Wolstenholme [Parker], 6th Earl of Macclesfield, and has issue

1. Hon (Mary) Elizabeth Elphinstone (b. 2 Jul 1911; d. unm.)

2. Hon Jean Constance Elphinstone MVO, Extra Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon,1970 (b. 3 Apr 1915; d. 29 Nov 1999), mar. 25 Jul 1936 Maj John Lycett Wills, High Sheriff of Berkshire 1958 (b. 29 May 1910; d. 1999), 2nd son of Capt Arnold Stancomb Wills, High Sheriff of Northamptonshire 1935 (by his wife Hilda Caroline Lyon, dau. of Edward Lyon, of London and New York), 3rd son of Sir Edward Payson Wills, 1st Bt. GCB, of Hazelwood, Stoke-Bishop, Bristol, and had issue

3. Hon Margaret Elphinstone LVO, a bridesmaid to HRH Princess Elizabeth 1947, Lady-in-Waiting to HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother 1991-2002 (b. 9 Jun 1925), mar. 31 Jul 1950 Denys Gravenor Rhodes (d. 27 Oct 1981), 1st son of Maj Arthur Tahu Gravenor Rhodes, of Mount Offham, West Malling, co. Kent, by his wife Hon Helen Cecil Olive Plunket, 1st dau. of William Lee [Plunket], 5th Baron Plunket, by his wife Lady Victoria Alexandrina Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 3rd dau. of Frederick Temple [Blackwood later Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood], 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, and had issue

died

28 Nov 1955

suc. by

son

note

Captain General, Royal Company of Archers; Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1923-24; Knight of the Thistle 1927; Lord Clerk Register of Scotland and Keeper of the Signet 1944-55; Chancellor, Order of the Thistle 1949-55

 

John Alexander [Elphinstone], 17th Lord Elphinstone, DL

born

22 Mar 1914

died

15 Nov 1975

suc. by

nephew

note

served in World War II as Capt, Black Watch; Lieut, Royal Company of Archers; President, Scottish Association of Boys' Clubs; Chairman of Council, Scottish Branch of British Red Cross Society; President, Royal Zoological Society of Scotland; Director: Bank of Scotland and Scottish Provident Institute

 

James Alexander [Elphinstone], 18th Lord Elphinstone

born

22 Apr 1953

mar.

22 Apr 1978 Willa Mary Gabriel Chetwode (b. 25 May 1954), 4th dau. of Maj George David Chetwode MBE, of Swiss Farm House, Upper Slaughter, Cheltenham, co. Gloucester, by his wife Lady Willa Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 2nd dau. of Victor Gilbert Lariston Garnet [Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound], 5th Earl of Minto

children

1. Hon Alexander Mountstuart Elphinstone, later 19th Lord Elphinstone

2. Hon Angus John Elphinstone (b. 1982), mar. 15 Jun 2013 Isobel L Smith, dau. of Michael Smith, of Savannah, Georgia, USA, and has issue

3. Hon Fergus David Elphinstone (b. 1985)

1. Hon Clementina Rose Elphinstone (b. 1989)

died

19 Dec 1994

suc. by

son

 

Alexander Mountstuart [Elphinstone], 19th Lord Elphinstone

born

15 Apr 1980

mar.

7 Jul 2007 Nicola J Hall, 2nd dau. of Michael Hall, of Beaconsfield, co. Berkshire

children

1. Hon Jago Alexander Elphinstone, Master of Elphinstone (b. 19 Aug 2011)

2. Hon Rafe Mountstuart Elphinstone (b. 22 Jan 2015)

1. Hon Isla Elphinstone (b. 29 Dec 2008)

 

Last updated 9 Feb 2015

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Titles:

19th Lord Elphinstone

(Scotland, let. pat. 14 Jan 1509/10)

5th Baron Elphinstone, of Elphinstone in the County of Haddington

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 30 Dec 1885)

Chief of the Name and Arms of Elphinstone

 

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