William Hay, 17th Earl of Erroll1

M, #10921, b. 12 March 1772, d. 26 January 1819
Last Edited=22 Jun 2013
     William Hay, 17th Earl of Erroll was born on 12 March 1772.1 He was the son of James Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll and Isabella Carr.1 He married, firstly, Jane Bell, daughter of Matthew Bell and Dulcibella Eden, on 9 January 1792.1 He married, secondly, Alicia Eliot, daughter of Samuel Eliot, on 3 August 1796.1 He married, thirdly, Hon. Harriet Somerville, daughter of Lt.-Col. Hon. Hugh Somerville and Mary Digby, on 14 October 1816.2 He died on 26 January 1819 at age 46.2
     He was given the name of William Hay at birth.2 On 28 March 1795 his name was legally changed to William Carr by Royal Licence.1 He forfeited his maternal grandfather's bequest of Etal on succeeding to the Earldom.1 He succeeded to the title of 17th Earl of Erroll [S., 1452] on 14 July 1798.1 He succeeded to the title of 18th Lord Hay [S., 1430] on 14 July 1798.1 He held the office of Lord High Commissioner [Scotland].1 He held the office of Knight Marischal [Scotland] in 1805.1 He held the office of Representative Peer [Scotland] in 1806.1

Child of William Hay, 17th Earl of Erroll and Jane Bell

Children of William Hay, 17th Earl of Erroll and Alicia Eliot

Children of William Hay, 17th Earl of Erroll and Hon. Harriet Somerville

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1336. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Edward Ernest Pearson1

M, #10922, d. 19 November 1925
Last Edited=19 Dec 2008
     Sir Edward Ernest Pearson married Susannah Grace Croft, daughter of Richard Benyon Croft and Anne Elizabeth Page, on 8 September 1904.2 He died on 19 November 1925.2
     He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.).1 He lived at Brickendonbury, Hertfordshire, England.

Child of Sir Edward Ernest Pearson

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 82. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 967. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Captain David Wemyss

M, #10923, b. 11 February 1920
Last Edited=12 Dec 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Captain David Wemyss was born on 11 February 1920.1 He is the son of Captain Michael John Erskine Wemyss of that Ilk and Lady Victoria Alexandrina Violet Cavendish-Bentinck.2 He married Lady Jean Christian Bruce, daughter of Edward James Bruce, 14th Earl of Kincardine and Hon. Katherine Elizabeth Cochrane, on 21 July 1945.1
      Chief of the Name and Arms of Wemyss.1 He was educated Eton and Magdalene College Cambridge.1 He was Captain Royal Signals WW II.1 He lived in 2003 at Invermay, Forteviot, Perthshire PH2 9DA, ZZZ.1

Children of Captain David Wemyss and Lady Jean Christian Bruce

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Andrew Michael John Wemyss

M, #10924, b. 3 October 1925
Last Edited=12 Dec 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Andrew Michael John Wemyss was born on 3 October 1925. He was born on 3 October 1925.1 He is the son of Captain Michael John Erskine Wemyss of that Ilk and Lady Victoria Alexandrina Violet Cavendish-Bentinck. He married Janet Althea Scott, daughter of Major John Swire Scott and Alethea Abel Smith, on 8 February 1967.1
     He was also known as Andrew Michael John Wemyss.1 He was educated Eton.1 He lived in 2003 at Torrie House, Newmills, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 8HH.1

Children of Andrew Michael John Wemyss and Janet Althea Scott

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Mary Millicent Erskine-Wemyss

F, #10925, b. 15 May 1885
Last Edited=21 Nov 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Mary Millicent Erskine-Wemyss was born on 15 May 1885.1 She was the daughter of Randolph Gordon Erskine-Wemyss of Wemyss and Lady Lillian Mary Paulet. She married Ernest Caswell Long on 30 April 1917.1
      Her married name became Long.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Ernest Caswell Long

M, #10926
Last Edited=21 Nov 2012
     Ernest Caswell Long married Mary Millicent Erskine-Wemyss, daughter of Randolph Gordon Erskine-Wemyss of Wemyss and Lady Lillian Mary Paulet, on 30 April 1917.1
     He was Lieutenant Grenadier Guards.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Henry Wellesley, 2nd Earl Cowley1

M, #10927, b. 25 August 1834, d. 28 February 1895
Last Edited=2 Mar 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.21%
     William Henry Wellesley, 2nd Earl Cowley was born on 25 August 1834 at Stuttgart, Baden-Württemburg, Germany.1 He was the son of Henry Richard Charles Wellesley, 1st Earl Cowley and Hon. Olivia Cecilia FitzGerald-de Ros.1 He married Emily Gwendoline Williams, daughter of Lt.-Col. Thomas Peers Williams and Emily Bacon, on 8 August 1863 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.2 He died on 28 February 1895 at age 60 at Draycott House, Wiltshire, England.2 His will was probated, at £11,606.2
     He was educated in 1850 at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1852 in the service of the Coldstream Guards.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1854.1 He fought in the Crimean War.1 He fought in the Oude Campaign in 1858.1 He was decorated with the award of the Order of the Medjidie of Turkey (5th Class) in 1858.1 He was Military Secretary to the Governor of Bombay in 1859.1 He was Lieutenant-Colonel of the Coldstream Guards between 1860 and 1863.2 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl Cowley [U.K., 1857] on 15 July 1884.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Dangan, co. Meath [U.K., 1857] on 15 July 1884.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Cowley of Wellesley [U.K., 1828] on 15 July 1884.1

Children of William Henry Wellesley, 2nd Earl Cowley and Emily Gwendoline Williams

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 III, page 481. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 482.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 936. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Hugo Erskine-Wemyss

M, #10928, b. 31 May 1861, d. 12 March 1933
Last Edited=2 Mar 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Hugo Erskine-Wemyss was born on 31 May 1861.1 He was the son of James Hay Erskine-Wemyss and Millicent Anne Mary Erskine. He died on 12 March 1933 at age 71, unmarried.1
     He was Honourable Attaché with the Diplomatic Service.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Admiral Rosslyn Erskine Erskine-Wemyss, 1st and last Baron Wester Wemyss1

M, #10929, b. 12 April 1864, d. 24 May 1933
Last Edited=13 Jan 2014
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Admiral Rosslyn Erskine Erskine-Wemyss, 1st and last Baron Wester Wemyss was born on 12 April 1864.1 He was the son of James Hay Erskine-Wemyss and Millicent Anne Mary Erskine.1 He married Victoria Morier, daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Burnett David Morier and Alice Peel, on 21 December 1903.2 He died on 24 May 1933 at age 69.1
     He was Extra Equerry to HM GEORGE V, R-Adml 2nd Battle and 3rd Fleet 1914, commander Base at Mudros Feb–Dec 1915, led attack and landing at Gallipoli 25 April 1915, Commander-in-Chief Egypt and E Indies 1916–17, 2nd Sea Lord 1917, 1st Sea Lord and Ch Nav Sqdn 1912.2 He was educated at Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 He was educated at Farnborough School, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England.1 He was commissioned in 1877, in the service of the Royal Navy.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1897.1 He gained the rank of Commander in 1898.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1901.1 He was invested as a Member, Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.) in 1901.2 He was commander in 1903 at Royal Naval College, Osborne, Isle of Wight, England.1 He was commander in 1905 at Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon, England.1 He was Commodore of the Royal Navy Barracks, Devonport between 1909 and 1911.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1911.1 He was Rear-Admiral of the Second Battle Squadron between 1912 and 1913.1 He fought in the First World War, including the Gallipoli landings.1 He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral in 1916.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1916.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the Egypt and East Indies between 1916 and 1917.1 He held the office of Sea Lord of the Admiralty in 1917.1 He held the office of Chief of Naval Staff between 1917 and 1919.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1918.1 He gained the rank of Admiral of the Fleet in 1919.1 He was created 1st Baron Wester Wemyss, of Wemyss, co. Fife [U.K.] on 18 November 1919.1 He wrote the book The Navy in the Dardenelles, published 1924.1 He lived at Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.

Child of Admiral Rosslyn Erskine Erskine-Wemyss, 1st and last Baron Wester Wemyss and Victoria Morier

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 292. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Victoria Morier1

F, #10930, b. circa 1864, d. 22 April 1945
Last Edited=16 May 2014
     Victoria Morier was born circa 1864 at Germany.2 She was the daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Burnett David Morier and Alice Peel.1,2 She married Admiral Rosslyn Erskine Erskine-Wemyss, 1st and last Baron Wester Wemyss, son of James Hay Erskine-Wemyss and Millicent Anne Mary Erskine, on 21 December 1903.3 She died on 22 April 1945.1
      Her married name became Erskine-Wemyss. As a result of her marriage, Victoria Morier was styled as Baroness Wester Wemyss on 18 November 1919. She wrote the book The life and letters of Lord Wester Wemyss, G.C.B., C.M.G., M V.O., admiral of the fleet, published 1935 (ASIN: B00085O8JQ).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 292. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]