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Carnwath, Earl of (S, 1639 - 1941)

 

Creation: let.pat. 21 Apr 1639

 

Extinct: 9 Mar 1941

 

Family name: Dalzell

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Arms:

Sable a Naked Man arms extended proper

Crest:

A Dagger erect Azure Pommel and Hilt Or

Supporters:

On either side an Armed Man with a Target in his exterior hand all proper

Motto:

 I Dar

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Robert [Dalzell], 2nd Lord Dalzell later 1st Earl of Carnwath

1st son and heir of Robert [Dalzell], 1st Lord Dalzell, by his wife Margaret Crichton, dau. of Sir Robert Crichton of Cluny

born

mar. (1)

Christian Douglas, 3rd dau. of Sir William Douglas of Hawick, by his wife Margaret Gordon, dau. of James Gordon of Lochinvar

children by first wife

1. Hon Gavin Dalzell, later 2nd Earl of Carnwath

2. Hon William Dalzell (d. unm. before 1647)

1. Lady Anna Dalzell (dsp. 16...), mar. after 27 Sep 1632 John Hamilton of Preston

mar. (2)

Katherine Abington (mar. (2) after 30 Dec 1661 William Watkins, of Westminster, co. Middlesex, and (3) after 13 Feb 1662/3 as his second wife Dr Samuel Collins, of London; bur. 12 Aug 1712), dau. of John Abington, of Dowdeswell, co. Gloucester

bur.

21 Jun 1654

created

21 Apr 1639 Earl of Carnwath, with limitation to him and his heirs male bearing the name and arms of Dalzell

suc. by

son by first wife

note

suc. his father as 2nd Lord Dalzell betw. Jul 1635 and Jul 1636; accused by the Scottish Convention of betraying them to the King 1643 and fined 10,000; his titles were forfeited and he was sentenced to death by an Act of the Scottish Parliament 25 Feb 1645 which provided "that his only lawful son Gavin, Lord Dalzell, shall enjoy not only all the estates but the title of Earl as if his father were dead"; fought at the Battle of Naseby 1645 and accused of being the cause of the Royalist side losing the battle; taken prisoner after the Battle of Worcester 1651 and committed to the Tower of London

 

Gavin [Dalzell], 2nd Earl of Carnwath

born

mar. (1)

after 21 Jul 1637 Lady Margaret Carnegie (d. after 4 Jul 1648), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Hon David Carnegie, styled Lord Carnegie (by his wife Lady Margaret Hamilton, 1st dau. by his second wife of Thomas [Hamilton], 1st Earl of Haddington), 1st son and heir ap. of David [Carnegie], 1st Earl of Southesk

children by first wife

1. Hon James Dalzell, later 3rd Earl of Carnwath

2. Hon John Dalzell, later 4th Earl of Carnwath

3. Hon Robert Dalzell

1. Lady Margaret Dalzell

2. Lady Janes Dalzell, mar. Charles Muirhead of Lachop

3. Lady Christian Dalzell (d. 1650)

4. Lady Mary Dalzell (d. 1650)

mar. (2)

bef. 14 Dec 1663 Lady Mary Erskine, 1st dau. of Hon Alexander Erskine, styled Viscount of Fentoun (by his wife Lady Anne Seton, 1st dau. by his first wife of Alexander [Seton], 1st Earl of Dunfermline), 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of Thomas [Erskine], 1st Earl of Kellie

died

Jun 1674

suc. by

son by first wife

note

as early as 1646 as a consequence of the 1645 Act he was being described as Earl of Carnwath during the lifetime of his father; captured after the Battle of Worcester 1651 and imprisoned for many years

 

James [Dalzell], 3rd Earl of Carnwath

born

bef. 4 Jul 1648

mar.

10 Dec 1676 Lady Mary Seton (d. 15 Jan 1697/8), 6th dau. of George [Seton], 3rd Earl of Winton, by his second wife Lady Elizabeth Maxwell, sister of John [Maxwell], 3rd Earl of Nithsdale, and dau. of John [Maxwell], 6th Lord Herries of Terregles

only child

1. Lady Elizabeth Dalzell, mar. (1) as his second wife Brig Gen Lord John Hay (dsp. 25 Aug 1706), 2nd son of John [Hay], 2nd Marquess of Tweeddale, by his wife  Lady Mary Maitland, only dau. and hrss. by his first wife of John [Maitland], 1st Duke of Lauderdale, and (2) Gen Robert Hunter, Governor of Jamaica (d. 1734)

died

s.p.m. 1683

suc. by

brother of the whole blood

note

sold the estate of Carnwath to Sir George Lockhart in 1682

 

John [Dalzell], 4th Earl of Carnwath

born

died

7 Jun 1702

suc. by

second cousin once removed and heir male

note

 

Robert [Dalzell], 5th Earl of Carnwath

1st son and heir of Sir John Dalzell of Glenae, 2nd Bt. (by his wife Harriet Murray, dau. of Sir John Murray of Stanhope, 1st Bt.), 1st son and heir of Sir Robert Dalzell of Glenae, 1st Bt. MP (by his third wife Violet Riddell, dau. of Andrew Riddell of Haining), 1st son and heir of Hon Sir John Dalzell of Glenae and Newton (by his wife Agnes Nesbit, dau. of James Nesbit of Restalrig), 2nd son of Robert [Dalzell], 1st Lord Dalzell

born

c. 1687

mar. (1)

after 19 Jan 1710 Lady Grace Montgomerie (dspm. Jan 1713), 3rd dau. of Alexander [Montgomerie], 9th Earl of Eglinton, by his first wife Lady Margaret Cochrane, 1st dau. of Hon William Cochrane, styled Lord Cochrane (by his wife Lady Catharine Kennedy, 2nd dau. of John [Kennedy], 8th Earl of Cassillis), 1st son and heir of William [Cochrane], 1st Earl of Dundonald

children by first wife

1. Lady Euphemia Dalzell (b. 12 Feb 1703; d. bef. 1715)

2. Lady Margaret Dalzell (d. 18 Apr 1781)

mar. (2)

1 Jun 1720 Grizell Urquhart (d. 4 Sep 1723), dau. of Alexander Urquhart of Newhall

only child by second wife

1. Hon Alexander Dalzell (b. 2 Feb 1721/2; d. 3 Apr 1787), mar. before 1753 Elizabeth Jackson, and had issue:

1a. Richard Dalzell (b. 23 Jul 1753; d. 5 Jul 1782), mar. 1775 Elizabeth Johnson, and had issue:

1b. Elizabeth Dalzell, mar. her cousin Sir Alexander Gilbert Grierson of Lag, 6th Bt., and had issue

2a. Robert Dalzell of Glenae (b. 1755; d. 13 Feb 1808), mar. 18 Mar 1783 Anne Armstrong (d. 21 Feb 1797), dau. of David Armstrong of Kirtleton, and had issue:

1b. John Dalzell of Glenae, a midshipman in the Royal Navy, killed in a naval action off New Orleans (b. 18 Aug 1795; d. 10 Oct 1814)

1b. Margaret Dalzell, suc. to the Glenae estate 1814 (b. 29 Apr 1784; d. 29 Apr 1847), mar. 20 Aug 1818 Maj Douglas Stewart Dalzell (d. 25 Apr 1847), and had issue

2b. Elizabeth Dalzell (b. 20 Oct 1790; d. 1837), mar. 31 Aug 1812 Henry Alexander Douglas (b. 7 Oct 1781; d. 16 Mar 1837), brother of John [Douglas], 7th Marquess of Queensberry, and 3rd son of Sir William Douglas of Kelhead, 4th Bt. MP, by his wife Grace Johnstone, 1st dau. and cohrss. of William Johnstone of Lockerbie, and had issue

3a. Alexander Dalzell, surgeon HEICS (b. 23 Aug 1760; d. 1788)

4a. John Dalzell (b. 19 Nov 1765; d. 18...), mar., and had issue:

1b. Eliza Jane Dalzell, mar. Dr Jonas M Leake

5a. James Dalzell, lost at sea aged 14

1a. Margaret Dalzell, mar. 1778 Sir Robert Grierson of Lag, 5th Bt., and had issue

2a. Elizabeth Dalzell (d. 23 Dec 1830)

mar. (3)

15 Nov 1728 Margaret Hamilton (d. 13 Feb 1730), dau. of John Hamilton of Bangour

only child by third wife

3. Lady Elizabeth Dalzell (d. 12 Dec 1737)

mar. (4)

19 Jun 1735 Margaret Vincent (bapt. 5 Nov 1696; d. 11 Apr 1758), 3rd dau. of Thomas Vincent, of Barnborough Grange, co. York, by his wife Isabel Packer, dau. of Philip Packer, of Groombridge, co. Kent

only child by fourth wife

2. Hon Robert Dalzell (b. c. 1738 ; d. 29 Jul 1788), mar. 24 May 1761 Elizabeth Acklom (d. 14 May 1817), dau. of Richard Acklom, of Wiseton Hall, co. Nottingham, and had issue:

1a. Robert Alexander Dalzell, later 6th Earl of Carnwath

1a. Elizabeth Dalzell (b. c. 1767; d. 24 Mar 1819)

died

4 Aug 1737

note

suc. his father May 1689 as 3rd Baronet of Glenae; a supporter of the Stuart cause, he was captured after the Battle of Preston 1715, impeached before the House of Lords 19 Jan 1715/6 and on 9 Feb 1715/6 sentenced to death as a traitor and, being thereby attainted, forfeited both his landed estates and his Peerage honours; his sentence of execution was respited and later remitted

 

Following the attainder of the 5th Earl of Carnwath the Earldom of Carnwath was under forfeiture from 9 Feb 1715/6 until 26 May 1826 when Maj Gen Robert Alexander Dalzell, a grandson of the 5th Earl of Carnwath, obtained an Act of Parliament "for the restoration to the dignity and title of Earl of Carnwath", and accordingly he was summoned to Parliament as,

 

Robert Alexander [Dalzell], 6th Earl of Carnwath

only son and heir of Robert Dalzell (by his wife Elizabeth Acklom, dau. of John Acklom, of Wiseton Hall, co. Nottingham), only son by his fourth wife of Robert [Dalzell], 5th Earl of Carnwath

born

13 Feb 1768

mar. (1)

23 Sep 1789 Jane Parkes (d. 30 Sep 1791), dau. of Samuel Parkes, of Cork, Ireland

only child by first wife

1. Elizabeth Dalzell (b. 12 Aug 1790; dvp. 3 May 1801)

mar. (2)

26 Apr 1794 Andalusia Browne (b. c. 1796; d. Mar 1833), dau. of Lt Col Arthur Browne, of Knockduff House, Kinsale

children by second wife

1. Robert Arthur Dalzell (b. 1 May 1796; dvp. 30 Dec 1799)

2. Hon Thomas Dalzell, later 7th Earl of Carnwath

3. Hon Arthur Alexander Dalzell, later 9th Earl of Carnwath

4. Robert Acklom Dalzell (b. 17 Dec 1802; dvp. 20 Jan 1804)

5. Hon Harry Burrard Dalzell, later 10th Earl of Carnwath

6. Vincent Carnwath Dalzell (b. 2 Apr 1815; dvp. an infant)

7. Col Hon Robert Alexander George Dalzell CB (b. 19 Aug 1816; d. 19 Oct 1878), mar. 27 Aug 1846 Sarah Bushby Harris (d. 29 May 1916), dau. of Capt John Harris RN, of Eldon House, London, Canada, and had issue:

1a. Robert Harris Carnwath Dalzell, later 11th Earl of Carnwath

2a. Hon Arthur Edward Dalzell, later 13th Earl of Carnwath

1a. Amelia Andalusia Dalzell (b. 11 Dec 1848; dvp. 15 Aug 1850)

2a. Lady Mary Isabella Dalzell (b. 22 Jul 1850; d. 5 Feb 1936), mar. 30 Jul 1874 Maj Thomas Leith, of Petmathen, co. Aberdeen (b. 1830; d. 30 Feb 1920), 4th son of Gen Sir Alexander Leith of Freefield and Glenkindle GCB, and had issue

3a. Lady Charlotte Emma Maud Dalzell CBE (b. 2 Sep 1859), mar. 25 Feb 1882 Col Sir Lancelot Rolleston KCB DSO, of Watnall Hall, co. Nottingham

2. Catherine Andalusia Dalzell (b. 7 Feb 1795; dvp. 1 May 1795)

3. Andalusia Dalzell (b. 11 Jun 1801; dvp. 2 Feb 1813)

4. Charlotte Marianne Dalzell (b. 28 Apr 1806; dvp. young)

5. Lady Emma Maria Dalzell (b. 28 Mar 1809; d. 25 Dec 1882)

6. Lady Eleanor Jane Elizabeth Dalzell (b. 4 Nov 1810; dvp. 4 May 1835)

7. Lady Charlotte Augusta Dalzell (b. 24 Jul 1812; d. 27 Dec 1844)

mar. (3)

11 Oct 1838 Jane Morrison (b. c. 1775; widow of Maj Alexander Morrison, of Gunnersbury Park, co. Middlesex; d. 14 May 1863), dau. of John Cornell, of Correndon and Hazell Hall, co. Kent

died

1 Jan 1839

suc. by

son by second wife

note

a professional soldier, Maj Gen 1814 and Lieut Gen 1830

 

Thomas Henry [Dalzell], 7th Earl of Carnwath

born

2 Sep 1797

mar. (1)

9 Sep 1834 Mary Anne Blachford (widow of John Blachford, of Altadore, co. Wicklow; d. 22 May 1853), 1st dau. of Rt Hon Henry Grattan MP

mar. (2)

2 May 1855 Isabella Eliza Lecky (widow of John Hartpole Lecky; d. 16 Oct 1902), dau. of Col Eardley Wilmot

only child by second wife

1. Hon Henry Arthur Hew Dalzell, later 8th Earl of Carnwath

died

14 Dec 1867

suc. by

son by second wife

note

 

Henry Arthur Hew [Dalzell], 8th Earl of Carnwath

born

12 Apr 1858

died

13 Mar 1873

suc. by

uncle

note

 

Arthur Alexander [Dalzell], 9th Earl of Carnwath

born

15 Sep 1799

died

28 Apr 1875

suc. by

brother

note

Lt Col 48th Regiment of Foot 1841-53, Maj Gen 1858, Lieut Gen 1865, General 1873; Col of the 88th Regiment of Foot 1863-64 and of the 48th Regiment of Foot 1864-75; in command of Dublin district and of Shorncliffe and South Eastern district 1861-65; Assistant Secretary for Scotland 1854-59

 

Harry Burrard [Dalzell], 10th Earl of Carnwath

born

11 Nov 1804

mar.

16 Nov 1827 Isabella Campbell (d. 14 Oct 1867), dau. of Rev Alexander Campbell

children

1. Arthur John Dalzell (b. 8 Apr 1829 ; dvp. 9 Apr 1849)

2. Capt Robert Augustus Dalzell (b. 13 Oct 1838; dvp. 20 Apr 1869)

1. Eleanor Carnwath Dalzell (b. 14 Aug 1840; dvp. 29 May 1867)

2. Lady Edith Isabella Dalzell (b. 15 Oct 1843; d. 7 May 1909), mar. 31 Jul 1875 Admiral Edward Stanley Adeane CMG RN (d. 18 Oct 1902), and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 1 Nov 1887

suc. by

nephew

note

Col, Bengal Artillery 1835; Commissary of Ordnance at Agra 1835-42

 

Robert Harris Carnwath [Dalzell], 11th Earl of Carnwath

born

1 Jul 1847

mar.

19 Aug 1873 Emily Sulivan Hippisley (b. 27 Feb 1853; d. 7 May 1889), 1st dau. of Henry Hippisley JP DL, of Lambourne Place, co. Berkshire, and Cote House, co. Oxford, by his second wife Elizabeth Mary Sullivan, dau. of Rt Hon Laurence Sullivan MP, of Ponsbourne Park, co. Hertford, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Temple, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Henry [Temple], 2nd Viscount Palmerston

children

1. Hon Robert Hippisley Dalzell, styled Lord Dalzell (b. 30 Sep 1877; dvp. 2 Aug 1904)

2. Hon Ronald Arthur Dalzell, later 12th Earl of Carnwath

1. Lady Ida Elizabeth Dalzell (b. 9 Jun 1876), mar. 8 Jun 1907 as his first wife Frederick Ramon de Bertolano, 8th Marquis del Moral, and had issue

2. Lady Violet Charlotte Dalzell (b. 18 Mar 1879; d. 1 Oct 1956), mar. 19 Feb 1901 Lt Col Hon Harold Greenwood Henderson CVO, of Barnsley Park, Cirencester, co. Gloucester (b. 29 Oct 1875 ; dvp. 1 Nov 1922), 1st son and heir ap. of Alexander [Henderson], 1st Baron Faringdon, and had issue

died

8 Mar 1910

suc. by

son

note

Maj, 79th Highland Regiment 1882; Lt Col, 1st Bn Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders; Representative Peer for Scotland (Conservative) 1892

 

Ronald Arthur [Dalzell], 12th Earl of Carnwath

born

3 Jun 1883

mar.

23 Jul 1910 Maude Maitland Savile, dau. of John Eden Savile, of St Martin's, Stamford, co. Lincoln

died

s.p. 11 Jul 1931

suc. by

uncle

note

 

Arthur Edward [Dalzell], 13th Earl of Carnwath, CB

born

3 Jun 1883

mar.

4 Dec 1902 Muriel Wyndham Knatchbull (d. 5 Jul 1958), 2nd dau. of Col Norton Knatchbull, by his wife Elizabeth Florence Paxton Wavell, dau. of Maj Gen Arthur Goodall Wavell

children

1. Arthur Robert Lancelot Dalzell (b. 11 Mar 1907; dvp. 28 Feb 1909)

1. Lady Muriel Marjorie Dalzell (b. 22 Sep 1903), mar. 18 Jan 1927 Maj John Norton Taylor later Dalzell (d. 1957), only son of James Taylor, of Lisnamallard, co. Tyrone, and had issue

died

s.p.m. 9 Mar 1941

note

served in Burmese War 1891-92 (medal and clasp); on General Staff in India 1892-96; commanded 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire Light Infantry 1899-1903; served in South African War 1899-1902 (despatches, CB 1900, two medals and six clasps); commanded No 6 District 1906-08 ; raised and commanded 12th Service Battalion, Cheshire Regiment 1914-15; served in First World War 1914-18 as commanding officer, 207th Brigade 1915-16; Hon Brig General 1917

 

On the death of the 13th Earl of Carnwath the Earldom of Carnwath became extinct.

 

 First written 11 Nov 2003

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