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Rowallan, Baron (UK, 1911)


Creation: let. pat. 27 Jun 1911


Family name: Corbett




Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent a Key fess-wise wards downwards between two Ravens Sable (Corbett);  2nd and 3rd, Azure a Chevron Or between two Bears' Heads couped Argent muzzled Gules in chief and in base a Cross Moline of the third (Polson)


A Branch of an Oak proper thereon a Raven Sable


Dexter:  a Salmon proper holding in its mouth a Jewelled Ring Or;  Sinister:  a Seal also proper


Deus Pascit Corvos (God feeds the ravens)



Archibald Cameron [Corbett], 1st Baron Rowallan

2nd son of Thomas Corbett, of South Park, Cove, co. Dumbarton, by his wife Sarah Cameron, dau. of Archibald Cameron


23 May 1856


8 Oct 1887 Alice Mary Polson (d. 10 Jul 1902), only dau. of John Polson, of Castle Levan, by Gourock


19 Mar 1933


27 Jun 1911 Baron Rowallan, of Rowallan in the County of Ayr

suc. by



Thomas Godrey Polson [Corbett], 2nd Baron Rowallan, KT KBE MC


19 Dec 1895


14 Aug 1918 Gwyn Mervyn Grimond (d. 1971), 1st dau. of Joseph Bowman Grimond, of St Andrews, Fife


30 Nov 1977

suc. by



Chief Scout of British Commonwealth and Empire 1945-59;  Governor of Tasmania 1959-63


Arthur Cameron [Corbett], 3rd Baron Rowallan


17 Dec 1919

mar. (1)

23 Jun 1945 (div. 1962) Eleanor Mary Boyle (mar. (2) 1963 Col Richard Derek Cardiff), only dau. of Capt George Frederic Boyle, by his wife Mary Jeffrey Mackie, 2nd dau. of Sir Peter Mackie, 1st and last Bt.

mar. (2)

10 Apr 1963 (ann. 1970) April Ashley


24 Jun 1993

suc. by

son by first wife


John Polson Cameron [Corbett], 4th Baron Rowallan


8 Mar 1947

mar. (1)

1971 (Susan) Jane Diane Green (mar. (2) Adam Smith), dau. of James A Green, of New Farm House, South Linden, Longhorsley, co. Northumberland

children by first wife

1. Hon Jason William Polson Cameron Corbett (b. 21 Apr 1972), mar. 8 Jul 2000 Anna Smedley, dau. of Christopher Smedley, of Cobham, co. Surrey, and has issue:

1a. Alexander William Cameron Corbett (b. 3 Feb 2004)

2a. Jack Cameron Corbett (b. 29 Oct 2006)

1. Hon Joanne Gwyn Alice Cameron Corbett (b. 8 Jun 1974)

mar. (2)

1984 (div. 1994) Sandrew Filomena Bryce, dau. of William Bryce, of Holland Green, Kilmaurs, co. Ayr

children by second wife

2. Hon (Jonathan Arthur) Cameron Corbett (b. 3 Mar 1985)

2. Hon Soay Mairi Cameron Corbett (b. 16 Mar 1988)

mar. (3)

13 May 1995 Claire Dinning Laidler, dau. of Robert Laidler, of Low Fell, Tyne and Wear


 Last updated 5 Nov 2006




4th Baron Rowallan, of Rowallan in the County of Ayr

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 27 Jun 1911)



Meiklemosside, Fenwick, Ayrshire KA3 6AY

Tel:  01560 600769



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