Hon. Laura Anne Rose Meston1

F, #391391, b. 1980
Last Edited=5 May 2011
     Hon. Laura Anne Rose Meston was born in 1980.1 She is the daughter of James Meston, 3rd Baron Meston and Jean Rebecca Anne Carder.2
     She was educated at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2671. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Hon. Elspeth Mary Meston1

F, #391392, b. 1988
Last Edited=5 May 2011
     Hon. Elspeth Mary Meston was born in 1988.1 She is the daughter of James Meston, 3rd Baron Meston and Jean Rebecca Anne Carder.2

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2671. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Meston1

M, #391393
Last Edited=7 Aug 2009
     James Meston married Jane Greig Scorgie, daughter of James Scorgie.1
     He lived at Oldmacher, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1

Child of James Meston and Jane Greig Scorgie

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2671. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Scorgie1

M, #391394
Last Edited=7 Aug 2009
     James Scorgie lived at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1

Child of James Scorgie

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2671. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Jane Greig Scorgie1

F, #391395, d. 1901
Last Edited=7 Aug 2009
     Jane Greig Scorgie was the daughter of James Scorgie.2 She married James Meston.1 She died in 1901.1
     Her married name became Meston.

Child of Jane Greig Scorgie and James Meston

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2671. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


James Scorgie Meston, 1st Baron Meston1

M, #391396, b. 12 June 1865, d. 7 October 1943
Last Edited=5 May 2011
     James Scorgie Meston, 1st Baron Meston was born on 12 June 1865.1 He was the son of James Meston and Jane Greig Scorgie.2 He married Jeanie McDonald, daughter of James McDonald, on 10 December 1891.1 He died on 7 October 1943 at age 78.1
     He was educated at King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1 He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He was in the Indian Civil Service in 1883.1 He was Finance Secretary, Government of the United Provinces between 1899 and 1903.1 He was advisor to the Governments of the Cape Colony and Transvaal on Civil Service Reform between 1904 and 1906.1 He was Secretary of the Finance Department, Government of India between 1906 and 1912.1 He was Temporary Finance Member, Council of the Governor-General of India in 1908.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Star of India (C.S.I.) in 1908.1 He held the office of Member of the Imperial Legislative Council in 1909.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Star of India (K.C.S.I.) in 1911.1 He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh between 1912 and 1918.1 He was awarded the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Officers' Decoration (V.D.) in 1914.1 He was representative for India to the Imperial War Cabinet and Conference in 1917.1 He held the office of Finance Member, Council of the Governor-General of India between 1918 and 1919.1 He was created 1st Baron Meston, of Agra and Dunottar, co. Kincardine [U.K.] on 29 November 1919.1 He was Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Committee, League of Nations at Geneva, SwitzerlandG.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) by Zurich University, Zurich, SwitzerlandG.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG.1 He was appointed Knight of Grace, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.G.St.J.)1 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (F.R.G.S.)1 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Society of Literature (F.R.S.L.)1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1 He held the office of Chancellor of Aberdeen University between 1928 and 1943.1

Children of James Scorgie Meston, 1st Baron Meston and Jeanie McDonald

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2671. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S3902] Felix Meston, "re: Meston Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 11 August 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Meston Family."

James McDonald1

M, #391397
Last Edited=8 Aug 2009
     James McDonald lived at Mossat, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1

Child of James McDonald

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2671. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Jeanie McDonald1

F, #391398, d. 23 December 1946
Last Edited=11 Aug 2009
     Jeanie McDonald was the daughter of James McDonald.2 She married James Scorgie Meston, 1st Baron Meston, son of James Meston and Jane Greig Scorgie, on 10 December 1891.1 She died on 23 December 1946.1
     She was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)1 She was appointed Dame of Grace, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (D.G.St.J.)1 From 10 December 1891, her married name became Meston. After her marriage, Jeanie McDonald was styled as Lady Meston on 29 November 1916.

Children of Jeanie McDonald and James Scorgie Meston, 1st Baron Meston

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2671. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S3902] Felix Meston, "re: Meston Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 11 August 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Meston Family."

Dougall Meston, 2nd Baron Meston1

M, #391399, b. 17 December 1894, d. 2 January 1984
Last Edited=5 May 2011
     Dougall Meston, 2nd Baron Meston was born on 17 December 1894.1 He was the son of James Scorgie Meston, 1st Baron Meston and Jeanie McDonald.2 He married Diana Mary Came Doll, daughter of Captain Otto Sigismund Doll, on 12 July 1947.1 He died on 2 January 1984 at age 89.1
     He was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Kent, EnglandG.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn entitled to practise as a barrister.1 He gained the rank of Captain Inn 1924 in the Royal Artillery.1 He fought in the Afghan War in 1919.1 He gained the rank of Waziristan Campaign between 1919 and 1920.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baron Meston, of Agra and Dunottar, co. Kincardine [U.K., 1919] on 7 October 1943.1

Children of Dougall Meston, 2nd Baron Meston and Diana Mary Came Doll

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2671. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Captain Otto Sigismund Doll1

M, #391400
Last Edited=8 Aug 2009
     Captain Otto Sigismund Doll lived at Chelsea, London, EnglandG.1 He was registered as a Associate, Royal institute of British Architects (A.R.I.B.A.)1

Child of Captain Otto Sigismund Doll

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2671. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]