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Blythswood, Baron (UK, 1892 - 1940)

 

Creation: let.pat. 24 Aug 1892

 

Extinct: 14 Sep 1940

 

Family name: Campbell

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Arms:

Quarterly 1st and 4th grand quarters, counter quartered I and IV, Gyronny of eight Or and Sable each charged with a Trefoil slipped and counterchanged;  II and III, Argent a Lymphad Sable (Campbell of Blythswood);  2nd and 3rd grand quarters, Argent a Fess chequy Gules and Argent between in chief three Mullets Azure and in base a Human Heart proper (Douglas of Mains)

Crests:

1st:  A Lymphad as in the Arms (Campbell of Blythswood) 2nd:  An Oak Tree with a Lock hanging upon one of the branches proper(Douglas of Mains)

Supporters:

 

Mottoes:

 Over the first crest: Vincit labor;  Over the second crest:  Quae serata secura

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Archibald Douglas of Mains later Campbell of Blythswood

born

c. 1809

mar.

Caroline Agnes Dick (d. 28 Nov 1897), dau. of Mungo Dick, of Pitkerrow, co. Fife

children

1. Archibald Douglas later Campbell, later 1st Baron Blythswood

2. Rev Sholto Douglas later Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell, later 2nd Baron Blythswood

3. Monteith Douglas (b. Sep 1840; dvp. Nov 1847)

4. Lieut Robert Campbell later Douglas-Campbell RN (b. 23 Sep 1842; d. 1 Jun 1896), mar. 21 Jan 1869 Catherine Ellen Miller, dau. of Capt Thomas Hamilton Lindsay Miller, and had issue:

1a. Maj Archibald James Hamilton Douglas-Campbell OBE (b. Dec 1884), mar. 22 Apr 1913 Hon Anna Leonora Beatrice Massey, 3rd dau. of Lionel Edward [Massey], 5th Baron Clarina, by his second wife Sophia Mary Butler, 2nd dau. of James Butler, of Castle Crine, co. Clare, and had issue:

1b. Violet Storeene Campbell (b. 20 Mar 1914; dsp. 1990), mar. 12 Jan 1945 Patrick Maitland [Wilson], 2nd Baron Wilson

2b. Iona Sheila Campbell (b. 12 Apr 1915)

3b. Grania Emerald Suzanne (b. 5 Apr 1918)

1a. Helen Janet Douglas (d. 1 Apr 1919), mar. 23 Oct 1900 Cecil Emilius Laurie, of Jarbruck, Thornhill, New Brunswick, Canada (b. 4 Jan 1862; d. 30 Jan 1919), 3rd son of Rev Sir (John Robert Laurie) Emilius Laurie, 3rd Bt., by his wife Marianne Sophia Rice, 3rd dau. of Edward Royd Rice MP, of Dane Court, co. Kent, and had issue

2a. Augusta Muriel Douglas

3a. Frances Every Douglas, mar. 29 Apr 1914 Albert Beauchamp Nugent, of 57 Wilbury Road, Hove, co. Sussex, and has issue

5. Maj Gen Sir Barrington Bulkeley Douglas later Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell KCB CVO, later 3rd Baron Blythswood

6. Lieut Walter James Douglas later Campbell-Douglas (b. 3 Sep 1850; d. 9 Mar 1914)

7. Lt Col Montagu Douglas later Campbell-Douglas DSO (b. 16 Oct 1852; d. 12 Feb 1916)

1. Louisa Jane Campbell (d. 29 Oct 1916), mar. 3 Nov 1857 Capt Hon Hercules Langford Boyle Rowley, of Marlay Grange, co. Dublin (b. 19 Jun 1828; d. 20 Mar 1904), 2nd son of Hercules Langford [Rowley], 2nd Baron Langford, by his wife Louisa Augusta Rhodes, dau. of William Rhodes, and had issue

2. Helen Douglas Campbell (d. 24 Jun 1927)

died

11 Jul 1868

note

took the name of Campbell on inheriting the Blythswood estate in 1838

 

Archibald [Douglas later Campbell], 1st Baron Blythswood

born

22 Feb 1835

mar.

7 Jul 1864 Hon Augusta Clementina Carrington (b. 10 Jun 1841; dsp. 23 Mar 1922), 1st dau. of John [Smith later Carrington], 2nd Baron Carrington, by his second wife Hon Charlotte Augusta Annabella Drummond-Burrell, 2nd dau. and eventual cohrss. of Peter Robert [Burrell later Drummond-Burrell], 22nd Baron Willoughby de Eresby

died

s.p. 8 Jul 1908

created

4 May 1880 a Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Blythswood, Renfrewshire", with remainder to the heirs male of his body

24 Aug 1892 Baron Blythswood, of Blythswood in the County of Renfrew, with a special remainder, failing the heirs male of his body, to his five brothers, Sholto, Robert, Barrington Bulkley, Walter James and Montagu, with Robert being placed after Montagu in the order of succession to the Barony, and to the heirs male of their bodies

suc. by

brother

note

with his father took the name of Campbell on his father inheriting the Blythswood estate in 1838; Lt Col, Scots Fusilier Guards; served in the Crimea, where he was severely wounded; ADC to Queen Victoria; Member of Parliament for Renfrewshire 1873-74 and for West Renfrewshire 1885-92; Grand Master of Scottish Freemasons 1885-92; President, Highland and Agricultural Society 1896-97; Lord Lieutenant of Renfrewshire 1904-08

 

Sholto [Douglas later Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell], 2nd Baron Blythswood

born

28 Jun 1839

mar.

22 Oct 1889 Violet Mary Paget (d. 13 Jun 1908), 3rd dau. of General Lord Alfred Henry Paget CB MP (by his wife Cecilia Wyndham, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of George Thomas Wyndham, of Cromer Hall, co. Norfolk), 2nd son of Henry William [Paget], 1st Marquess of Anglesey, by his second wife Lady Charlotte Wellesley, former wife of Henry [Wellesley], 1st Baron Cowley,  and 2nd dau. by his second wife of Charles Sloane [Cadogan], 1st Earl Cadogan

died

s.p. 30 Sep 1916

suc. by

brother

note

Vicar of Nonington, co. Kent, 1871-72; assumed the additional surname of Douglas on succeeding to the Douglas-Support estate 1869; Vicar of All Saints', Derby 1872-79; Rector of All Soul's, St Marylebone, London 1879-86; Rector of St Giles, Glasgow 1886-1900

 

Barrington Bulkeley [Douglas later Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell], 3rd Baron Blythswood, KCB CVO

born

18 Feb 1845

mar.

7 Jul 1869 Mildred Catherine Hawley (d. 13 Aug 1902), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Joseph Henry Hawley, 3rd Bt., by his wife Sarah Diana Crosbie, 3rd dau. of Gen Sir John Crosbie GCH

children

1. Hon Archibald Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell, later 4th Baron Blythswood

2. Hon Barrington Sholto Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell, later 5th Baron Blythswood

3. Rev Hon Leopold Colin Henry Douglas Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell, later 6th Baron Blythswood

died

13 Mar 1918

suc. by

son

note

Maj General 1898; Lieutenant Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Guernsey 1903-08; assumed the additional surname of Douglas on succeeding to the Douglas-Support estate 1908

 

Archibald [Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell], 4th Baron Blythswood, KCVO

born

25 Apr 1870

mar.

25 Jul 1895 Evelyn Fletcher, dau. of John Fletcher of Saltoun

only child

1. Hon Olive Douglas Campbell (d. 8 Mar 1949), mar. 23 Feb 1927 as his first wife Hon Laurence Paul Methuen later Methuen-Campbell (b. 18 Sep 1898; d. 18 Apr 1970), 3rd son of Paul Sanford [Methuen], 3rd Baron Methuen, by his second wife and second cousin once removed Mary Ethel Sanford CBE, 2nd dau. by his first wife of William Ayshford Sanford, of Nynehead Court, co. Somerset, and had issue

died

s.p.m. 14 Nov 1929

suc. by

brother

note

Major, Scots Guards; Major, 4th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders; assumed the additional surname of Douglas on succeeding to the Douglas-Support estate 1916; Brigade Major, Brigade of Guards 1916-19; Grand Master Mason, Grand Lodge of Scotland 1926-29

 

Barrington Sholto [Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell], 5th Baron Blythswood

born

15 Jul 1877

died

3 Mar 1937

suc. by

brother

note

assumed the additional surname of Douglas on succeeding to the Douglas-Support estate 1918

 

Leopold Colin Henry Douglas [Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell], 6th Baron Blythswood

born

5 Mar 1881

mar.

22 Jul 1908 Mabel Dumbleton, dau. of E C Dumbleton KC, of Colombo, Ceylon

only child

1. Hon Philip Archibald Douglas Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell, later 7th Baron Blythswood

died

8 Feb 1940

suc. by

son

note

Rector of Didmarton, co. Gloucester 1912-17; Chaplain to the Forces 1917-19; Vicar of Padbury, co. Buckingham 1919-23; Curate of St Luke's, Victoria Docks 1923-26; Vicar of North Cave, co. York, 1926-27; Vicar of Ringmer, co. Sussex 1927-31; assumed the additional surname of Douglas on succeeding to the Douglas-Support estate 1929; Vicar of Stockcross, Newbury, co. Berkshire 1931-40

 

Philip Archibald Douglas [Campbell later Douglas-Campbell later Campbell], 7th Baron Blythswood

born

19 Feb 1919

died

14 Sep 1940

note

assumed the additional surname of Douglas on succeeding to the Douglas-Support estate 1937; 2nd Lieut, General Army List

 

On the death of the 7th Baron Blythswood the Barony of Blythswood became extinct.

 

 Last updated 25 Sep 2006

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