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Carmichael, Lord (S, 1647 - 1817)


Creation: let.pat. 27 Dec 1647


Extinct: 18 Apr 1817


Family name: Carmichael




See Earl of Hyndford



James [Carmichael], 1st Lord Carmichael, PC

only son and heir of Walter Carmichael of Westraw and Hyndford, by his wife Grizel Carmichael, dau. of Sir John Carmichael, of Medowflat in Cowanton




1 Nov 1603 Agnes Wilkie, dau. of William Wilkie, of Foulden, co. Berwick


1. Hon Sir William Carmichael, Master of Carmichael, knighted 1633, commanded the Clydesdale regiment for Parliament at the Battle of Philiphaugh 1646, Sheriff of Lanark 1647 (dvp. Aug 1657), mar. after 23 Mar 1635 Lady Grizel Douglas, 3rd dau. of William [Douglas], 1st Marquess of Douglas, by his first wife Hon Margaret Hamilton, dau. of Claud [Hamilton], 1st Lord Paisley, and had issue:

1a. Hon John Carmichael, later 2nd Lord Carmichael later 1st Earl of Hyndford

1a. Hon Mary Carmichael, mar. after 2 Sep 1665 Sir Archibald Stewart of Castlemilk, 1st Bt. MP, and had issue

2a. Hon Rachel Carmichael, mar. James Weir of Stonebyres

2. Hon Sir Daniel Carmichael of Hyndford and Mauldsley, joint Chamberlain of Scotland with his father 1641, joint Master of work and General Warden of the King's tradesmen 1645, joint King's Architect 1646, Treasurer Depute of Scotland and Privy Councillor 1649, etc, (dsp. 10 Jul 1692), mar. 11 Jul 1661 Anna Scot of Ardross (mar. (2) Sir Robert Sinclair of Stevenston)

3. Capt Hon John Carmichael, joint King's Architect 1643 (d. at the Battle of Marston Moor 2 Jul 1644)

4. Col Hon Sir James Carmichael of Bonnington, a Commissioner of Excise 1661, a Commissioner of supply for Lanark 1678, mar. Margaret Greir, dau. of Sir John Greir of Lag, and had issue:

1a. Sir James Carmichael of Bonnington (d. bef. 4 Nov 1681)

2a. Sir John Carmichael of Bonnington, a Commissioner for Supply 1685,1689 and 1690, and a Commissioner of Militia 1689, mar. 15 May 1684 Lady Henrietta Johnstone (b. 21 Jan 1668/9), 6th dau. of James [Johnstone], 1st Earl of Annandale and Hartfell, by his wife Lady Henrietta Douglas, 1st dau. by his second wife of William [Douglas], 1st Marquess of Douglas, and had issue:

1b. Sir James Carmichael of Bonnington, a Commissioner of Militia (d. Jul 1727), mar. after 7 Jan 1715 Margaret Baillie (b. c. 1696; d. 14 Sep 1759), dau. and hrss. of William Baillie of Lamingtoun, and had issue:

1c. Sir William Carmichael of Bonnington (d. 1738)

1c. Henrietta Carmichael, heiress of Bonnington (d. 14 May 1755), mar. 17 Oct 1741 as his first wife Robert Dundas of Arniston, Lord President of the Court of Sessions, and had issue

5. Hon Samuel Carmichael (d. bef. 13 Feb 1644)

1. Hon Agnes Carmichael, mar. Sir John Wilkie of Foulden

2. Hon Mary Carmichael, mar. (1) after 27 Aug 1640 Sir William Lockhart of Carstairs, son of Sir James Lockhart of Lee, and (2) after 31 Jan 1652 Sir William Weir of Stonebyres

3. Hon Anne Carmichael, mat. after 2 Sep 1647 Sir David Carmichael of Balmedie, and had issue

4. Hon Martha Carmichael, mar. John Kennedy of Kirkmichael


29 Nov 1672


17 Jul 1627 a Baronet of Nova Scotia, styled "of Westraw"

27 Dec 1647 Lord Carmichael "to him and his heirs male whatever" (ratified 3 Jan 1651)

suc. by



Cupbearer, Carver and Chamberlain to King James I; suc. a distant cousin in the estates of Carmichael c. 1631; knighted 1632; Sheriff of Lanarkshire 1632; joint Chamberlain of Scotland with his son 1641; Lord Justice Clerk 1634-36 and 1649; Treasurer Depute of Scotland 1636-49; a Lord of Session 1639-49; Privy Councillor [S] 1641; dismissed from all offices by Cromwell and fined £2,000 1649


John [Carmichael], 2nd Lord Carmichael later 1st Earl of Hyndford


25 Jun 1701 Lord Carmichael of Carmichael, Viscount of Inglisberry and Nemphlar and Earl of Hyndford, with remainder to his heirs male and of entail succeeding him in his lands and estates


The Lordship of Carmichael was held by the Earls of Hyndford from 25 Jun 1701 until 18 Apr 1817, when on the death of Andrew [Carmichael], 6th Earl of Hyndford, 7th Lord Carmichael, etc., both titles became extinct.


 First written 15 May 2004



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