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Northesk, Earl of (S, 1647)

 

Creation: let. pat. 1 Nov 1647

 

Family name: Carnegie

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Or an Eagle displayed Azure armed beaked and membered Sable (Carnegie) and, as an honourable augmentation, charged on the breast with a Naval Crown of the field;  2nd and 3rd, Argent a Pale Gules (Earldom of Northesk)

Crests:

1st:  The Stern of a French Man-of-War with three Lanthorns all proper inflamed Gules;  2nd:  Issuant from a Naval Crown Or a Demi-Leopard proper holding a Rose Argent barbed and seeded Vert

Supporters:

On either side a Leopard reguardant proper gorged with three (visible) Roses Argent barbed and seeded Vert each sustaining a Banner of St George

Mottoes:

Over the 1st Crest:  Trafalgar;  over the 2nd Crest:  Britannia Victrix;  below the Compartment:  Tache Sans Tache (Spot without stain)

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John [Carnegie], 1st Lord Lour later 1st Earl of Ethie later 1st Earl of Northesk

younger brother of David [Carnegie], 1st Earl of Southesk, and 2nd son of David Carnegie, of Panbride and Colluthie, by his second wife Euphemia Wemyss, dau. of Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss

born

c. 1579

mar. (1)

Magdalen Erskine (widow of John Erskine of Dun;  d. 10 Mar 1649/50), 1st dau. of Sir James Haliburton of Pitcur

children by first wife

1. Hon David Carnegie, later 2nd Earl of Northesk

2. Hon John Carnegie of Boystack, mar. Margaret Erskine, dau. of Sir Alexander Erskine of dun, and had issue

3. Hon Robert Carnegie, mentioned in his father's will

1. Lady Anna Carnegie, mar. after 8 Nov 1864 Patrick Wood, 1st son and hr. of Sir Henry Wood of Bonnington, and had issue

2. Lady Marjorie Carnegie, mar. (1) 1635 James Scott, son of Sir John Scott of Scotstarvit, and (2) after 26 Mar 1652 John Preston, Yr of Aidrie

3. Lady Margaret Carnegie

4. Lady Jean Carnegie, mar. (1) Hon Alexander Lindsay, Master of Spynie (dsp.) 1st son and heir of Alexander [Lindsay], 2nd Lord Spynie, and (2) after 9 Aug 1647 John Lindsay of Edzell, and had issue by her second husband

5. Lady Magdalene Carnegie, mar. after 24 Feb 1645 Sir William Graham of Culverhouse, and had issue

mar. (2)

29 Apr 1652 Margery Nairn (widow of William Nairn), 4th dau. of Andrew Maule of Guildie by his wife Margaret Durham

died

8 Jan 1667

created

20 Apr 1639 Lord Lour, with remainder to his heirs male for ever

1 Nov 1647 Lord Lour and Inglismaldie and Earl of Ethie, with remainder to the heirs male of his body (on 25 Oct 1666 he exchanged these titles for Lord Rosehill and Inglismaldie and Earl of Northesk with a similar remainder)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

knighted c. 1610; Sheriff of Forfarshire 1620 and 1634; Justice of the Peace 1625; fined £6,000 (later reduced to £2,000) by Cromwell's Act of Grace

 

David [Carnegie], 2nd Earl of Northesk

born

mar.

after 19 Oct 1637 and 12 Jun 1637/8 Lady Jane Maule (d. Nov 1685), 1st dau. of Patrick [Maule], 1st Earl of Panmure, by his first wife Frances Stanhope, dau. of Sir Edward Stanhope, of Grimston, co. York

children

1. Hon David Carnegie, later 3rd Earl of Northesk

2. Hon James Carnegie of Finhaven, Member of Parliament for Forfarshire (d. 10 Mar 1707), mar. 10 Feb 1674 Anna Maitland (d. 3 Sep 1694), dau. of Robert Maitland, and had issue:

1a. Charles Carnegie of Finhaven (d. unm. 1712)

2a. James Carnegie of Finhaven (d. 1765), mar. (1) Margaret Bennet, dau. of Sir William Bennet of Grubbet, and (2) Violet Nasmith, dau. of Sir James Nasmith of Posso, Bt., and had issue by his second wife:

1b. James Carnegie of Finhaven (d. unm. 1777)

1b. Anne Carnegie, mar. Sir John Ogilvy of Inverquharity, 4th Bt., and had issue

2b. Margaret Carnegie, mar (1) 29 Apr 1731 John Foulis of Woodhall, and (2) Charles Lewis, and had issue

3b. Barbara Carnegie of Finhaven, mar. Sir Robert Douglas of Glenbervie, Bt., and had issue

1a. Margaret Carnegie, mar. Patrick Lyon of Auchterhouse

2a. Jean Carnegie, mar. Alexander Blair later Carnegie of Kinfauns, and had issue

3. Hon Patrick Carnegie of Lour (d. 7 Dec 1723), mar. (1) 30 Oct 1682 Marjory Theipland (d. 25 May 1701), dau. of Sir Patrick Threipland of Fingask, and (2) 27 May 1702 Margaret Stewart, and had, along with other issue by both wives, an eldest son:

1a. Patrick Carnegie of Lour (b. 14 Jun 1684; d. 8 Sep 1729), mar. Alison Watson, dau. of John Watson of Turin, and had with other issue:

1b. Patrick Carnegie of Lour (b. 30 Oct 1720; d. 11 Nov 1799), mar. (1) Elizabeth Graham, dau. of John Graham, and (2) Margaret Graham, dau. of James Graham, and had by his second wife with other issue:

1c. Patrick Carnegie of Lour (b. 25 Feb 1757; d. 24 Nov 1819), mar. 20 Apr 1789 Margaret St Clair Bowyer (d. 21 Feb 1835), dau. of Alexander Bowyer of Kincaldrum, and had with other issue:

1d. Patrick Carnegie later Watson-Carnegy of Lour and Turin (b. 3 Oct 1791; d. 3 Sep 1838), mar. 23 Apr 1832 Rachel Ann Forbes (d. 16 Nov 1852), 1st dau. of James Forbes of Echt, and had issue:

1e. Lt Col Patrick Alexander Watson-Carnegy of Lour DL (b. 29 Mar 1836; dsp. 4 Jun 1914), mar. 5 Jan 1865 Elizabeth Diana Davidson (d. 5 Mar 1910), dau. of Duncan Davidson, of Tulloch Castle, co. Ross, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Diana Bosville-Macdonald, 1st dau. of Godfrey [Macdonald later Bosville later Bosville-Macdonald], 3rd Baron Macdonald

2e. James Forbes Watson-Carnegy (b. 11 Mar 1838; d. 1 May 1855)

2d. Maj Gen Alexander Carnegy CB (b. 25 Sep 1793; d. 1 Aug 1862), mar. Sep 1823 Isabella Don (d. 20 Jun 1835), dau. of William Don, and had issue:

1e. Patrick Carnegie CIE, Commissioner Indian Service (b. 20 May 1825; d. 1886), mar. 25 Nov 1854 Isabella Grace MacNab Butler (d. 17 Mar 1915), dau. of Dr Donald Butler, and had issue:

1f. Patrick Alexander Donald Carnegy, barrister (b. 27 Nov 1855; d. 27 Jul 1885)

2f. Arthur George Clarke Carnegy (b. 6 Sep 1857; d. 7 Sep 1885)

3f. Lt Robert William Elliott Carnegy (b. 20 Sep 1860; d. 23 Apr 1887)

1f. Isabella Eliza Butler Carnegy of Lour (b. c. 1853; d. 25 Jan 1954), mar. 20 Sep 1881 Francis Edward Joseph later Carnegy (d. 17 Apr 1929), and had issue

2e. Gen Alexander Carnegy CB (b. 30 Jun 1829; d. 25 Oct 1900), mar. (1) 27 Dec 1853 Frances Jane Whitehead (d. 2 Oct 1857), dau. of John Whitehead, (2) 29 Dec 1859 Augusta Ker (d. 29 Dec 1887), dau. of Robert D Ker, and (3) 1889 Helen Meta Mayne (widow of Maj Robert Graham Mayne; d. 4 Apr 1923), dau. of Charles Henry Forbes of Kingairloch DL, and had issue by his second wife:

1f. Lt Col Charles Gilbert Carnegy MVO, took part in the Burmese Expedition 1886-88 (b. 29 Jun 1864; d. 23 Apr 1928), mar. 1 Mar 1892 Evelyn Mary Prichard (d. 30 Dec 1953). dau. of Charles Collins Prichard, of Pwllywrach, co. Glamorgan, and had issue:

1g. Rev Canon Patrick Charles Alexander Carnegy, Vicar of Spalding 1845-49 and Rector of Rugby 1949-51, Canon of Coventry 1954-61 (b. 1 Jun 1893; d. 28 May 1969), mar. 17 Apr 1928 Joyce Eleanor Townsley (d. 1995), 1st dau. of William Percy Townsley, of Roundhay, Leeds, and had issue:

1h. Patrick Charles Carnegy, later 15th Earl of Northesk

2h. Colin David Carnegy, heir presumptive to the Earldom of Northesk, of The Parsonage, Stapleford, co. Wiltshire, solicitor and notary public (b. 16 Aug 1942), mar. 1 Sep 1973 Rosemary Francis Deschamps Chamier, dau. of Saunders Edward Chamier, of Wadhurst, co. Sussex, and has issue:

1i. Charles Alexander Carnegy (b. 15 Aug 1975)

2i. Edward William Carnegy (b. 3 Oct 1977)

3i. Francis Henry Carnegy (b. 10 Oct 1981)

1i. Henrietta Claire Carnegy (b. 10 Oct 1983)

1h. Daphne Joyce Carnegy (b. 3 Mar 1947)

2f. Rev Frederick William Carnegy, Rector and Rural Dean of Ledbury (b. 20 Oct 1865; d. 24 Jan 1939), mar. 9 Nov 1898 Mildred Constance Bourne (d. 26 Feb 1862), dau. of Col Robert Bourne, of Cowarne Court, Ledbury, co. Hereford, and had issue

3f. Maj Harry George Carnegy (b. 20 Oct 1865; d. 9 Mar 1905), mar. 1 Jan 1891 Rose Marion Bell (d. 7 Jun 1948), dau. of Maj James Lancaster Bell, and had issue

1f. Augusta Ker Carnegy (d. 14 Mar 1938), mar. 13 Sep 1879 James T Hathornthwaite, Principal of Elphinstone College, Bombay (d. 1911), and had issue

1e. Mary Ann Carnegy (d. 1899), mar. 7 Feb 1853 Maj Gen John Richardson Auldjo (d. 14 Jun 1879), and had issue

2e. Georgina Carnegy (d. 13 Aug 1900), mar. 26 Dec 1863 Maj Edward Robert Bigsby Barnes (d. 1880), and had issue

3e. Isabella Carnegy, mar. 27 Sep 1855 James Wilkie (d. 18 Nov 1871), and had issue

3d. James Carnegy (b. 19 Mar 1794; d. 27 Mar 1821), mar. Maria Rock, dau. of Adrian Rock, and had issue

4d. Dr Robert Carnegy (b. 2 Jul 1796; dsp. 18...), mar. (1) 1 Oct 1821 Amelia Nimmo (dsp. 1822), (2) 3 Mar 1831 Christian Ramsay, dau. of John Ramsay, and (3) Sep 1841 Jane Montgomerie (dsp. Jun 1877), dau. of Robert Montgomerie

5d. Maj William Carnegy (b. 31 Aug 1803; dsp. 7 May 1880), mar. 16 Sep 1830 Isabella Newton, dau. of Edward Newton

6d. Charles Carnegy (b. 8 Jan 1808; d. 22 Mar 1874), mar. 27 Apr 1837 Sophia Bell, dau. of Thomas Bell, and had issue

1d. Margaret Carnegy (d. 15 Jan 1864)

2d. Ann Carnegy (d. 1870), mar. 3 Apr 1831 James Sauter

3d. Helen Carnegy (d. 1845), mar. Jan 1832 Lt Col James Gardner, and had issue

4. Hon Alexander Carnegie later Blair of Kinfauns (b. c. 1650; d. 14 Nov 1691), mar. (1) Ann Blair (d. bef. 24 May 1638), dau. and hrss. of Sir William Blair of Kinfauns, and (2) Margaret Nairne, dau. of John Nairne of Muckarsie, and had issue by both wives

5. Hon Robert Carnegie (d. young)

1. Lady Jean Carnegie (dspms. c.1680), mar. as his second wife Colin [Lindsay], 3rd Earl of Balcarres, and had issue

2. Lady Magdalene Carnegie, mar. John Moodie of Ardbikie, and had issue

3. Lady Frances Carnegie (bapt. 24 Apr 1657)

died

12 Dec 1679

suc. by

son

note

Colonel for Forfarshire 1648; Commissioner of Supply for Forfarshire 1655 and of Excise for Perthshire 1661

 

David [Carnegie], 3rd Earl of Northesk

born

Nov 1643

mar.

after 9 Sep 1669 Lady Elizabeth Lindsay (d. Jan 1688), 5th dau. of John [Lindsay], 17th Earl of Crawford, by his wife Lady Margaret Hamilton, 2nd dau. of James [Hamilton], 2nd Marquess of Hamilton

children

1. Hon David Carnegie, later 4th Earl of Northesk

1. Lady Margaret Carnegie (d. 29 Nov 1798)

2. Lady Christian Carnegie (d. 25 May 1744), mar. 31 Mar 1702 James [Graham], 1st Duke of Montrose, and had issue

3. Lady Anna Carnegie (d. young)

4. Lady Jean Carnegie (d. young)

died

3 Oct 1668

suc. by

son

note

signed the Test Act 1685

 

David [Carnegie], 4th Earl of Northesk, PC

born

mar.

29 Jan 1697 Lady Margaret Wemyss (b. c. 1677; d. 29 Mar 1763), 2nd dau. of James [Wemyss], Lord Burntisland for life, by his wife Lady Margaret Wemyss, suo jure Countess of Wemyss, only dau. by his third wife of David [Wemyss], 2nd Earl of Wemyss

children

1. Hon David Carnegie, later 5th Earl of Northesk

2. Hon James Carnegie (dvp. young)

3. Hon George Carnegie, later 6th Earl of Northesk

1. Lady Margaret Carnegie (b. 6 Dec 1697; d. 7 Jul 1722), mar. Aug 1716 her cousin Capt Hon George Leslie, styled Lord Balgonie (b. Jan 1695; dvp. 20 Aug 1721), 1st son and heir of David [Melville later Leslie], 5th Earl of Leven, by his wife Lady Anne Wemyss, 1st dau. of James [Wemyss], Lord Burntisland for life, by his wife Lady Margaret Wemyss, suo jure Countess of Wemyss, only dau. by his third wife of David [Wemyss], 2nd Earl of Wemyss, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Carnegie (b. 2 Jan 1699; dsp. 21 Sep 1767), mar. after 17 May 1718 James [Elphinstone], 5th Lord Balmerinoch

3. Lady Anne Carnegie (b. 18 Mar 1700; d. 1 Feb 1733), mar. Sir Alexander Hope of Kerse, Bt., and had issue

4. Lady Christian Carnegie (b. 29 May 1703; d. 1 Apr 1787)

5. Lady Mary Carnegie (b. 7 Jul 1712; d. 29 Nov 1798)

6. Lady Henrietta Carnegie (b. 14 Jun 1714; d. unm.)

died

14 Jan 1729

suc. by

son

note

Commissioner of Supply for Perthshire 1696; Privy Councillor [S] 1698; Sheriff of Forfarshire 1702; Commissioner of the Scottish Treasury 1705-08 and of Trade and Manufactures 1711; a Lord of Police; a supporter of the Union; a Representative Peer (Tory) for Scotland 1708-15

 

David [Carnegie], 5th Earl of Northesk

born

11 Jun 1701

died

24 Jun 1741

suc. by

brother

note

Sheriff of Forfar

 

George [Carnegie], 6th Earl of Northesk

born

2 Aug 1716

mar.

30 Apr 1748 his cousin once removed Lady Anne Leslie (b. 27 Feb 1730; d. 8 Nov 1779), 1st dau. of his cousin Alexander [Leslie], 7th Earl of Leven, by his second wife Elizabeth Moneypenny, dau. of David Moneypenny of Pitmilly

children

1. Hon David Carnegie, styled Lord Rosehill, Ensign, 28th Regiment of Foot 1765-67 (b. 5 May 1749; dvp. and sp. 19 Feb 1788), mar. either at Fort William on 27 Jan 1767 Christian Cameron, dau. of Capt Alexander Cameron of Dungallon, or in Maryland in Aug 1768 Margaret Cheer

2. Hon Alexander Carnegie (b. 11 Dec 1751; dvp. 12 Dec 1754)

3. Hon William Carnegie, later 7th Earl of Northesk

4. Hon James Carnegie (b. 29 Feb 1768; bur. vp. 22 Apr 1770)

5. Lt Col Hon George Carnegie (b. 21 Aug 1773; d. 1839), mar. 1796 Elizabeth Swinton, 4th dau. of John Swinton, 27th of that Ilk, a Lord of Session as Lord Swinton, and had issue

1. Lady Elizabeth Carnegie (b. 3 Apr 1750; d. 19 Aug 1793), mar. 16 Aug 1766 James [Hope later Hope-Johnstone], 3rd Earl of Hopetoun, and had issue

2. Lady Margaret Carnegie (b. 5 Sep 1756; d. 15 Mar 1793), mar. Oct 1780 Charles Watson, of Saughton, Edinburgh

3. Lady Mary Anne Carnegie (b. 15 Aug 1764; dsp. 11 Aug 1798), mar. 2 Jun 1797 as his second wife Rev Dr John Kemp DD, Minister of the Tolbooth, Edinburgh

died

22 Jan 1792

suc. by

son

note

entered the Royal Navy 1737, in command of HMS Preston 1744, HMS Oxford 1755, and Admiral of the White 1778

 

William [Carnegie], 7th Earl of Northesk, GCB

born

10 Apr 1756

mar.

9 Dec 1788 Mary Ricketts (b. c. 1757; d. 20 Nov 1835), only dau. of William Henry Ricketts, of Longwood, co. Hampshire, by his wife Mary Jervis, only surv. sister of John [Jervis], 1st Earl of St Vincent, and 4th dau. of Swynfen Jervis, of Meaford

children

1. Hon George Carnegie, styled Lord Rosehill (b. 3 Nov 1791; lost at sea while serving on HMS Blenheim 2 Feb 1807)

2. Hon William Hopetoun Carnegie, later 8th Earl of Northesk

3. Hon John Jarvis Carnegie DL, of Fair Oak, co. Sussex (b. 8 Jul 1807; dspm. 18 Jan 1892), mar. (1) 13 Feb 1836 Charlotte Stevenson (d. 20 May 1874), only dau. of David Stevenson, of Dollan, co. Carmarthen, and (2) 8 Jun 1876 Georgiana Grasett (widow of Edward Grasett; d. 10 Apr 1896), dau. of Edward Marjoribanks, and had issue by his first wife:

1a. Mary Georgina Carnegie (b. 29 Jun 1838; dvp. 31 Mar 1854)

4. Rear Admiral Hon Swynfen Thomas Carnegie CB RN (b. 8 Mar 1813; dsp. 29 Nov 1879), mar. 29 Sep 1858 (div. 1872) Louisa Albertina Hope, dau. of Adrian John Hope

1. Lady Mary Carnegie (b. 3 Oct 1789; d. 7 Mar 1875), mar. 12 Feb 1810 Walter Long, of Preshaw, co. Hampshire (d. 1871), and had issue

2. Lady Anne Letitia Carnegie (b. 10 Jul 1793; d. 25 Feb 1870), mar. 18 Jan 1821 James Cruickshank, of Langley Park, co. Angus (d. 4 May 1842), and had issue

3. Lady Elizabeth Margaret Carnegie (b. 15 May 1797; d. 12 Apr 1886), mar. 21 Nov 1825 Gen Frederick Raynell Thackeray CB (d. 19 Sep 1860), and had issue

4. Lady Jane Christian Carnegie (b. 14 Nov 1800; d. 1 Oct 1840), mar. 27 Dec 1820 William Fullerton Lindsay Carnegie, 6th of Boysack and Kinblethmont (b. 13 May 1788; d. 13 Mar 1860), and had issue

5. Lady Georgina Henrietta Carnegie (b. 2 Aug 1811; dvp. 7 Nov 1827)

died

28 May 1831

suc. by

son

note

entered the Royal Navy 1771, Commander 1780, Post Captain 1782, in command of HMS Britannia 1803, Rear-Admiral of the White under Admiral Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar 1805, Vice-Admiral of the Blue 1808, Vice-Admiral of the Red 1810, Admiral 1814, Rear-Admiral of the United Kingdom 1821-31, and Commander-in-Chief at Plymouth 1827-30; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1796-1807 and 1860-31; Knight of the Bath 1806 and GCB 1815

 

William Hopetoun [Carnegie], 8th Earl of Northesk

born

17 Oct 1794

mar.

14 Feb 1843 Georgiana Maria Elliot (b. c. 1811; d. 23 Feb 1874), 1st dau. of Adm Hon Sir George Elliot KCB (by his wife Eliza Cecilia Ness, yst. dau. of James Ness, of Osgodby, co. York), 2nd son of Gilbert [Elliot later Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound], 1st Earl of Minto

children

1. Hon George John Carnegie, later 9th Earl of Northesk

1. Lady Margaret Mary Adeliza Carnegie (b. 15 Sep 1848; dvp. 27 Sep 1871)

died

5 Dec 1878

suc. by

son

note

 

George John [Carnegie], 9th Earl of Northesk

born

1 Dec 1843

mar.

28 Feb 1865 his cousin Elizabeth Georgina Frances Elliot (b. 28 Jun 1843; d. 2 May 1933), 1st dau. of his maternal uncle Adm Sir George Elliot KCB, by his wife Hersey Susan Sidney Wauchope, only dau. of Lt Col ..... Wauchope, of Niddry Marischal, Edinburgh

children

1. Hon David John Carnegie, later 10th Earl of Northesk

2. Lt Col Hon Douglas George Carnegie, of Fair Oak, Rogate, co. Sussex, Member of Parliament for Winchester 1916-18 (b. 4 Jan 1870; d. 27 Feb 1937), mar. 26 Apr 1894 Margaret Jean Johnstone-Douglas (b. 21 Dec 1872; d. 31 Jul 1960), 2nd dau. of Arthur Henry Johnstone-Douglas of Lockerbie DL, by his wife Jane Maitland Stewart, dau. of Stair Hathorn Stewart of Physgill and Glasserton, and had issue:

1a. John Douglas Carnegie, later 12th Earl of Northesk

2a. 2nd Lt David Alexander Carnegie (b. 15 Jan 1897; dvp. 2 Apr 1917)

1a. Jean Douglas Carnegie (b. 31 Aug 1890), mar. 21 Aug 1928 Lt Col James David Bibby (b. 2 Oct 1891; d. 23 Jun 1979), 1st son and hr. of Alfred Bibby by his wife Hylda Frances Maryon Battye, 1st dau. of Richard Battye, of Skelton Hall, co. York, and had issue

2a. Margaret Carnegie (b. 7 Jun 1901; d. 19 Apr 1946)

3. Lt Hon Ian Ludovic Carnegie RN (b. 30 Sep 1881; dsp. 4 Jan 1909), mar. 30 Mar 1905 Anna Barbara Atkinson (mar. (2) 8 Aug 1914 Capt Reginald Dalrymple), yst. dau. of Col Bradford Atkinson, of Angerton, co. Northumberland

1. Lady Helen Alice Carnegie (d. 18 May 1908), mar. 9 Apr 1890 Sir Francis Eden Lacy, barrister (d. 26 May 1946), yst. son of W C Lacy, and had issue

died

9 Sep 1891

suc. by

son

note

Lt Col, Scots Fusilier Guards, 1873; a Representative Peer (Conservative) for Scotland 1885-91

 

David John [Carnegie], 10th Earl of Northesk

born

1 Dec 1865

mar.

3 Feb 1894 Elizabeth Boyle Hallowes (d. 28 Jan 1950), 1st dau. of Maj Gen George Skene Hallowes

children

1. Hon David Ludovic George Hopetoun Carnegie, later 11th Earl of Northesk

1. Lady Katherine Jane Elizabeth Carnegie (b. 25 Jun 1904; d. 2 Apr 1949), mar. (1) 22 Dec 1924 (div. 1945) Lt Col William Bridgeman Lambert Manley, 1st son of Maj William Edward Manley OBE, and (2) 28 Apr 1945 Brig Edward Leathley Armitage OBE, son of Col John Leathley Armitage, of Guildford, co. Surrey, and had issue by her first husband

died

5 Dec 1921

suc. by

son

note

ADC to the Governor of Victoria 1889-91 and 1895-95; a Representative Peer (Conservative) for Scotland 1900

 

David Ludovic George Hopetoun [Carnegie], 11th Earl of Northesk

born

24 Sep 1901

mar. (1)

19 Jul 1923 (div. 1928) Jessica Ruth Brown, an actress (mar. (2) 18 Dec 1928 Vivian Cornelius, of Windlesham, Surrey), dau. of F A Brown, of Buffalo, USA

mar. (2)

7 Aug 1929 Elizabeth Vlasto (d. 1991), dau. of Anthony Augustus Vlasto, of Binfield Park, co. Berkshire

died

s.p. 7 Nov 1963

suc. by

cousin

note

the Earl and Countess of Northesk had an adopted daughter, Phyllida Rosemary Carnegie (b. 4 Jun 1942)

 

John Douglas [Carnegie], 12th Earl of Northesk

born

16 Feb 1895

mar.

20 Jul 1920 Dorothy May Campion (d. 29 Aug 1967), 1st dau. of Col Sir William Robert Campion KCMG DSO, of Danny, Hurstpierpoint, co. Sussex, by his wife Katherine Mary Byron, 3rd dau. by his first wife of Rev Hon William Byron, Rector of Trowell, co. Nottingham (by his first wife Mary Elizabeth Kindersley, dau. of Vice-Chancellor Sir Richard Torin Kindersley), 4th son of George Anson [Byron], 7th Baron Byron, by his wife Elizabeth Mary Chandos-Pole, dau. of Sacheverell Chandos-Pole, of Redborne, co. Derby

children

1. David John Carnegie (b. 4 Dec 1922; dvp. 21 Nov 1942)

2. Hon Robin Andrew Carnegie, later 13th Earl of Northesk

1. Lady Mary Elizabeth Carnegie (b. 18 Oct 1921), mar. 1942 (div. 1954) Maj Donald Arthur Knights, and had issue

2. Lady Susan Jean Carnegie (b. 20 Aug 1930), mar. 21 May 1955 Dr David Blackall Connell, of Lower Wreyland, Lustleigh, co. Devon, 1st son of Arthur Blackall Connell MRCS LRCP, and has issue

died

22 Jul 1975

suc. by

son

 

Robert Andrew [Carnegie], 13th Earl of Northesk

born

24 Jun 1926

mar. (1)

20 Jul 1949 Jean Margaret MacRae (d. 1989), 2nd dau. of Capt John Duncan George MacRae, of Ballimore, co. Argyll, and of Fornham Park, Bury St Edmunds, co. Suffolk, 23rd Constable of Eilean Donan Castle, co. Ross, by his wife Lady Phyllis Hervey, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Frederick William Fane [Hervey], 4th Marquess of Bristol

children by first wife

1. Hon David John MacRae Carnegie, later 14th Earl of Northesk

1. Lady Karen Jane Carnegie (b. 22 Dec 1951), mar. 5 Nov 1977 Hon Patrick Vavasseur Fisher, of Kilverstone Hall, Thetford, co. Norfolk (b. 14 Jun 1953), 1st son of John Vavasseur [Fisher], 3rd Baron Fisher, by his wife Elizabeth Anne Penelope Holt, 2nd dau. of Maj Herbert Holt MC, of Nassau, Bahamas, and has issue

2. Lady Mary Barbara Carnegie (b. 10 Feb 1953), mar. 2 Jul 1977 William Patrick Stirling Damerell, of Hatchery House, Mill Lane, Barrow, co. Suffolk, son of D V Damerell, of Stadham Park, Liss, co. Hampshire, and has issue

mar. (2)

1989 Brownie Elizabeth Heimann (widow of Carl L Heimann), dau. of Scott Grimason

died

26 Jan 1994

suc. by

son by first wife

 

David John MacRae [Carnegie], 14th Earl of Northesk

born

3 Nov 1954

mar.

1979 Jacqueline May Reid, 1st adopted dau. of David Lorne Dundas Reid, of Cintra, Portugal

children

1. Hon Alexander Robert MacRae Carnegie, styled Lord Rosehill (b. 16 Nov 1980; dvp. 31 Aug 2001)

1. Lady Sarah Louise Mary Carnegie (b. 29 Oct 1982)

2. Lady Fiona Jean Elizabeth Carnegie (b. 24 Mar 1987)

3. Lady Sophie Margaret Jean Carnegie (b. 9 Jan 1990)

died

28 Mar 2010

suc. by

eighth cousin once removed

note

elected to the House of Lords 1999

 

Patrick Charles [Carnegy], 15th Earl of Northesk

born

23 Sep 1940

note

writer, lecturer and broadcaster; assistant editor, Times Literary Supplement 1969-78; editor, Faber and Faber 1978-88; dramaturg, the Royal Opera House 1988-92; former member, BBC General Advisory Council

 

The heir presumptive to the Earldom of Northesk is Colin David Carnegy, a great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandson of the 2nd Earl of Northesk and younger brother of the present Earl

 

 Last updated 31 Mar 2010

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Titles:

15th Earl of Northesk

(Scotland, let. pat. 1 Nov 1647)

15th Lord Rosehill and Inglismaldie

(Scotland, let. pat. 20 Apr 1639)

 

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