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Gordon of Drumearn, Baron (UK, 1876 - 1879)

 

Creation: let.pat. 17 Oct 1876

 

Extinct: 21 Aug 1879

 

Family name: Gordon

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Arms:

None

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Edward Strathearn [Gordon], Baron Gordon of Drumearn, PC

1st son and heir of Maj John Gordon by his wife Catherine Smith, dau. of Alexander Smith

born

10 Apr 1814

mar.

1845 Agnes MacInnes (d. 11 Oct 1895), only child of James MacInnes of Auchenreoch

children

1. Hon John Edward Gordon

2. Hon Arthur Gordon

3. Hon Frederick Gordon

4. Hon Huntly Douglas Gordon

1. Hon Ella Gordon, mar. Col John James Gordon

2. Hon Katherine Gordon

3. Hon Agnes Strathearn Gordon

died

21 Aug 1879

created

17 Oct 1876 for life Baron Gordon of Drumearn, of Drumearn in the County of Stirling

note

barrister, Scots Bar, 1835; Sheriff of Perthshire 1858-66; Solicitor-General for Scotland 1866-67; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Thetford 1867-68 and for Glasgow and Aberdeen Universities 1869-76; Lord Advocate 1867-68 and 1874-76; QC 1868; Dean of Faculty of Advocates 1869-74; Privy Councillor 1874; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1876-79

 

First written 15 Sep 2004

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