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Breadalbane, Marquess of (UK, 1831 - 1862)


Creation: let. pat. 12 Sep 1831


Extinct: 8 Nov 1862


Family name: Campbell




See Earl of Breadalbane and Holland



John [Campbell], 4th Earl of Breadalbane and Holland later 1st Marquess of Breadalbane

1st son of Colin Campbell of Carwhin (by his wife Elizabeth Campbell, dau. of Alfred Campbell of Stonefield), only son of Robert Campbell of Borland (by his wife Janet Campbell, dau. of Robert Campbell of Glenlyon), 1st son of Colin Campbell of Mochester (by his wife Margaret Menzies, 3rd dau. of Sir Alexander Menzies of that Ilk), 2nd surv. son of Sir Robert Campbell of Glenorchy, 3rd Bt. (by his wife Isabel Macintosh, dau. of Sir Lachlan Macintosh of Dunauchtane) and uncle of John [Campbell], 1st Earl of Breadalbane and Holland


30 Mar 1762


3 Sep 1793 Mary Turner Gavin (d. 25 Sep 1845), 1st dau. and cohrss. of David Gavin, of Langton House, co. Berwick, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Maitland, dau. of James [Maitland], 7th Earl of Lauderdale


1. Lord John Campbell, later 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane

1. Lady Elizabeth Maitland Campbell (b. 25 Jul 1794; d. 17 Feb 1878), mar. 10 Oct 1831 as his second wife Sir John Pringle of Stitchill, 5th Bt., and had issue

2. Lady Mary Campbell (b. 10 Jul 1795; d. 28 Jun 1862), mar. 13 May 1819 Richard Plantagenet [Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville], 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, and had issue


29 Mar 1834


13 Nov 1806 Baron Breadalbane, of Taymouth Castle in the County of Perth

12 Sep 1831 Earl of Ormelie and Marquess of Breadalbane

suc. by



suc. his kinsman 26 Jan 1782 as 4th Earl of Breadalbane and Holland;  a Representative Peer 1784-1806;  Lt Col of  Regiment of Fencibles 1795, Col in the Army 1802, Major General 1809 and Lieutenant General 1814;  Councillor of State to the Prince of Wales 1806


John [Campbell], 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane, KT PC


26 Oct 1796


23 Nov 1821 Eliza Baillie, a Lady of the Bedchamber 1829 (b. 29 Jun 1803; d. 28 Aug 1861), sister of George [Baillie later Baillie-Hamilton], 10th Earl of Haddington, and 1st dau. of George Baillie of Mellerstain and Jerviswoode MP, by his wife Mary Pringle, 2nd dau. of Sir James Pringle of Stitchill, 4th Bt.


s.p. 8 Nov 1862


Member of Parliament for Okehampton 1820-26 and for Perthshire 1832-34;  Grand Master of Scottish Freemasons 1824-26;  Knight of the Thistle 1838;  Lord Rector of the University of Glasgow 1840-42;  Rector of Marischal College, Aberdeen 1843-45;  Privy Councillor 1848;  Lord Chamberlain of the Household 1848-52 and 1853-58;  Governor of the Bank of Scotland 1861-62


On the death of the 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane the Marquessate of Breadalbane and the other United Kingdom titles created in 1806 and 1831 became extinct, and the Earldom of Breadalbane and Holland and his other Scottish titles passed to his 4th cousin twice removed, John Alexander Gavin Campbell, who succeeded as 6th Earl of Breadalbane and Holland.




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