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Elibank, Viscount (UK, 1911 - 1962)


Creation: let.pat. 3 Jul 1911


Extinct: 5 Dec 1962


Family name: Murray




See Lord Elibank



Montolieu Fox Oliphant [Murray], 10th Lord Elibank later 1st Viscount Elibank

1st son and heir of Alexander Oliphant [Murray], 9th Lord Elibank, by his wife Emily Maria Montgomery, 1st dau. of Archibald Montgomery, of Whim, co. Peebles


27 Apr 1840


2 May 1868 Blanche Alice Scott (b. 5 Feb 1844; d. 22 Oct 1936), 1st dau. of Edward John Scott, of Portland Lodge, Southsea, co. Hampshire, by his wife Helen Robertson


1. Hon Alexander William Charles Oliphant Murray, Master of Elibank, later 1st Baron Murray of Elibank

2. Capt Hon Edward Oliphant Murray, served in the South African War and was killed at Quaggafontein on the Orange River (b. 22 Oct 1871; dvp. 20 Sep 1901), mar. 9 Jan 1900 Mary Millard Allhusen (d. 6 Sep 1943), dau. of Henry Christian Allhusen, of Stoke Court, co. Buckingham, and had issue:

1a. Mary Alice Oliphant Murray (d. 1981), mar. 1 Jun 1921 Capt Hon Harry Nugent Grenville OBE (b. 8 Jan 1896; d. 1979), 5th son of Maj Luis Ferdinand Harry Courthorpe Morgan later Morgan-Grenville, of Biddlesden Park, co. Buckingham, by his wife Lady Mary Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, suo jure Lady Kinloss, and had issue

3. Hon Charles Gideon Murray, later 2nd Viscount Elibank

4. Hon Arthur Cecil Murray, later 3rd Viscount Elibank

5. Hon James Oliphant Murray (b. 21 Aug 1882; dvp. 30 Jan 1885)

1. Helen Emily Murray (b. 22 May 1869; dvp. 29 Dec 1870)

2. Hon Emily Blanche Murray DGStJ (b. 20 Dec 1872; d. 21 Oct 1935), mar. 29 Apr 1893 Sir Robert Grenville Harvey, 2nd Bt. (d. 4 Apr 1931), and had issue

3. Hon Alice Florence Murray later Oliphant-Murray (b. 12 Dec 1873; dsp. 25 Feb 1966), mar. (1) 15 Jul 1902 (annulled 1909) Sir Stephen Leech KCMG (d. 12 May 1925), and (2) 24 Jul 1919 David Fell (d. 6 Jan 1956), son of Capt T W Fell, of Langside

4. Hon Nina Charlotte Murray (b. 7 Apr 1875; d. 1 Jun 1966), mar. 18 Feb 1896 Hylton Philipson, of Stobo Castle, co. Peebles (d. 4 Dec 1935), 3rd son of H Philipson, of 77 Lancaster Gate, London, and had issue

5. Hon Clara Isabel Murray (b. 24 Oct 1880; d. 22Dec 1945), mar. 6 Aug 1902 (div. 1934) as his first wife Oswald [Partington], 2nd Baron Doverdale, and had issue

6. Hon Evelyn Izme Murray (b. 13 Feb 1886; d. 11 Aug 1876), mar. (1) 18 Oct 1906 Capt George Crosfield Norris Nicholson RFC (dvp. 11 Mar 1916), 1st son and heir ap. of Sir Charles Norris Nicholson, 1st Bt., and (2) 31 Jul 1917 as his second wife John Edward Bernard [Seely], 1st Baron Mottistone, and had issue by both husbands


20 Feb 1927


3 Jul 1911 Viscount Elibank, of Elibank in the County of Selkirk

suc. by



Commander RN; served in the China Expedition 1860 and in the suppression of negro revolt at Morant Bay, Jamaica 1865; suc. his father 31 May 1871 as 10th Lord Elibank; Lord Lieutenant of co. Peebles 1896-1908


Charles Gideon [Murray], 2nd Viscount Elibank


7 Aug 1877


23 Jan 1908 Ermine Mary Katherine Aspinwall DJStJ (widow of Lt Col James Henry Aspinwall; d. 22 Mar 1955), dau. of Henry Robert Madocks, of Glanywern, co. Denbigh, and Llay Hall, Gresford, by his wife Hon Anne Amelia Napier, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Robert Cornelius [Napier], 1st Baron Napier of Magdala


s.p. 11 Mar 1951

suc. by



Administrator of St Vincent 1909-14 and of St Lucia 1914-18; Member of Parliament for St Rollon, Glasgow 1918-22


Arthur Cecil [Murray], 3rd Viscount Elibank, CMG DSO


27 Mar 1879


3 Jul 1931 Faith Celli Standing (d. 16 Dec 1942). dau. of Francis H Standing


s.p. 5 Dec 1962


served in the China Expedition 1900, on the North West Frontier of India and in Chitral with the 5th Ghurka Rifles 1903-07; Member of Parliament for Kincardineshire 1908-23; served in World War I 1915-16 with 1st Canadian Infantry Division; DSO 1916; Assistant Military Attaché Washington 1917-18 ; CMG 1918


On his death the Viscountcy of Elibank became extinct but the Lordship of Elibank and the Nova Scotia Baronetcy of Elibank passed to his kinsman James Alastair Frederick Campbell Erskine-Murray.




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