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Seafield, Earl of (S, 1701)

 

Creation: let. pat. 24 Jun 1701

 

Family name: Ogilvy later Ogilvy-Grant later Ogilvie-Grant

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th grandquarters, quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent a Lion passant guardant Gules imperially crowned Or;  2nd and 3rd, Argent a Cross engrailed Sable (Ogilvie); 2nd and 3rd grandquarters, Gules three Antique Crowns Or (Grant)

Crests:

Dexter:  A Lady richly attired from the waist upwards proper wearing a pointed fifteenth-century Head-dress Argent (Ogilvie);  Sinister:  A burning Hill between two Scots Pine Saplings proper (Grant)Supporters:

Dexter: A Lion rampant guardant Or armed Gules; Sinister: A Savage or Naked Man bearing upon his shoulder a Club proper and wreathed about the head and middle with Laurel Vert

Mottoes:

Above the dexter Crest:  Tout Jours;  above the sinister Crest:  Craigellachie Aye;  below the Compartment:  Stand Fast

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James [Ogilvy], 1st Viscount Seafield later 1st Earl of Seafield later 4th Earl of Findlater, KT

1st son of James [Ogilvy], 3rd Earl of Findlater, by his first wife Lady Anne Montgomerie, only child by his first wife of Hugh [Montgomerie], 7th Earl of Eglinton

created

v.p. 24 Jun 1698 Lord Ogilvy of Cullen and Viscount Seafield, with remainder to the heirs male of his body, whom failing to the other heirs of entail of his land

v.p. 24 Jun 1701 Lord Ogilvy of Deskford and Cullen, Viscount Reidhaven and Earl of Seafield, with similar remainder

 

The Earldom of Seafield was held by the Earls of Findlater from 1711 until 5 Oct 1811, when on the death of James [Ogilvy], 7th Earl of Findlater, 4th Earl of Seafield, etc., the Earldom of Findlater became dormant and the Earldom of Seafield was inherited by his cousin,

 

Lewis Alexander [Grant later Grant-Ogilvy], 5th Earl of Seafield

1st son of Sir James Grant of Grant, 8th Bt. (by his wife Jean Duff, only child of Alexander Duff of Hatton), 1st son and heir of Sir Ludovick Grant of Grant, 7th Bt., by his wife Lady Margaret Ogilvy, 1st dau. of James [Ogilvy], 5th Earl of Findlater and 2nd Earl of Seafield

born

22 Mar 1767

died

26 Oct 1840

suc. by

brother

note

admitted Lincoln's Inn 1788; Provost of Forres 1788; Advocate [S] 1789; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Elginshire 1790-96; suc. his father as 9th Baronet 18 Feb 1811

 

Francis William [Grant later Ogilvy-Grant], 6th Earl of Seafield

born

6 Mar 1778

mar. (1)

20 May 1811 Mary Anne Dunn (b. 6 Mar 1795; d. 27 Feb 1840), only dau. of John Charles Dunn, of Higham House, co. Sussex, and of the Island of St Helena

children by first wife

1. James Grant (b. 16 Apr 1812; dvp. 15 Mar 1815)

2. Francis William Grant, Member of Parliament for Inverness-shire 1838-40 (b. 5 Oct 1814; dvp. 11 Mar 1840)

3. Hon John Charles Grant later Ogilvy-Grant, later 7th Earl of Seafield

4. Hon James Ogilvy-Grant, later 9th Earl of Seafield

5. Hon Lewis Alexander Ogilvy-Grant (b. 18 Sep 1820; d. 24 Dec 1902), mar. 15 Aug 1849 Georgina Maunsell (d. 6 Mar 1885), dau. of Robert George Maunsell, and had issue

6. Capt Hon George Henry Essex Ogilvy-Grant, of Easter Elchies, Craigellachie (b. 13 Feb 1825; d. 31 May 1873), mar. 2 Oct 1855 his second cousin Eleanora Gordon-Cumming (d. 5 Apr 1889), 4th dau. of Sir William Cumming later Gordon-Cumming of Altyre, 2nd Bt. (by his wife Eliza Maria Campbell, 1st dau. of Col John Campbell MP, 4th of Islay, by his wife and fourth cousin Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Campbell, 2nd dau. of John [Campbell], 5th Duke of Argyll), 1st son and heir of Sir Alexander Penrose Cumming of Altyre later Gordon-Cumming of Altyre, 1st Bt., by his wife Helen Grant, 3rd dau. of Sir Ludovic Grant of Grant, 7th Bt., and had issue

7. Hon Edward Alexander Ogilvy-Grant (b. 17 Jun 1833; dvp. 26 Apr 1844)

1. Lady Jane Ogilvy-Grant (b. 8 Sep 1813; d. 16 Sep 1861), mar. 20 Jul 1843 Gen Sir Edward Walter Forestier Walker KCB, of The Manor house, Bushey, co. Hertford (b. 1812; d. 27 Jul 1881), only son of Frederick Nathaniel Walker KCH, of The Manor House, Bushey, co. Hertford, by his wife Annabelle Cane, yst. dau. of Maj Edward Cane, of Donnybrook, Dublin, and had issue

mar. (2)

17 Aug 1843 Louisa Emma Maunsell (mar. (2) 31 Jan 1856 Maj Godfrey William Hugh Massy (d. 4 Jun 1862), and (3) 5 Jul 1864 (div.) Lord Henry Yorke Astley Loftus (dsp. 28 Feb 1880);  d. 2 Aug 1884), 2nd dau. of Robert George Maunsell, of Richmond Place, co. Limerick, by his wife Mabella Grady, dau. of Standish Grady, of Elton, co. Limerick

died

30 Jul 1853

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Capt, Strathspey Regiment 1794; Lt Col, 3rd Argyll Fencibles 1799; served with regiment at Gibraltar 1800-01; Member of Parliament (Tory) for Elgin Burghs 1802-06, for Inverness Burghs 1806-07, for Elginshire 1807-32 and for Elgin and Nairn 1832-40; Lord Lieutenant of Inverness-shire 1809; granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1822; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1841-53

 

John Charles [Grant later Ogilvy-Grant], 7th Earl of Seafield, KT

born

4 Sep 1815

mar.

12 Aug 1850 Hon Caroline Stuart (b. 30 Jun 1830; d. 6 Oct 1911), 5th dau. of Robert Walter [Stuart], 11th Lord Blantyre, by his wife Fanny Mary Rodney, 2nd dau. of Capt Hon John Rodney, Chief Secretary to the Government of Ceylon (by his first wife Lady Catherine Nugent, only dau. by his second wife of Thomas [Nugent], 6th Earl of Westmeath), 1st son by his second wife of George Brydges [Rodney], 1st Baron Rodney

only child

1. Hon Ian Charles Ogilvy-Grant, later 8th Earl of Seafield

died

18 Feb 1881

created

14 Aug 1858 Baron Strathspey, of Strathspey in the Counties of Inverness and Moray

suc. by

son

note

a Representative Peer for Scotland 1853-58; Knight of the Thistle 1879

 

Ian Charles [Ogilvy-Grant], 8th Earl of Seafield

born

7 Oct 1851

died

31 Mar 1884

suc. by

uncle

note

Cornet, 1st Life Guards 1869; Lt Col, 1871; on his death the Barony of Strathspey became extinct

 

James [Ogilvy-Grant], 9th Earl of Seafield

born

27 Dec 1817

mar. (1)

6 Apr 1841 Caroline Louisa Evans (d. 6 Feb 1850), 2nd dau. of Eyre Evans, of Ash Hill Towers, co. Limerick, and Miltown Castle, co. Cork, by his wife Anna Maunsell, 1st dau. of Robert Maunsell, of Madras and Limerick

only child by first wife

1. Hon Francis William Ogilvy-Grant, later 10th Earl of Seafield

mar. (2)

13 Apr 1853 Constance Helena Abercromby (d. 13 Feb 1872), 4th dau. of Sir Robert Abercromby of Birkenboy, 5th Bt., by his wife Elizabeth Stephenson Douglas, only child of Samuel Douglas of Netherlaw

only child by second wife

2. Maj Hon Robert Abercromby Ogilvy-Grant (b. 4 Sep 1855; dsp. 11 Apr 1925), mar. 26 Apr 1911 Evelyn Maud (widow of Maj Frederick David Milward; d. 27 Feb 1939), dau. of H Hilton, of Kensington, London

mar. (3)

15 Dec 1875 his sister's sister-in-law Georgiana Adelaide Stuart (widow of William Stuart, of Aldenham Abbey, co. Hereford, and Tempsford Hall, co. Bedford;  d. 7 Sep 1903), dau. of Gen Frederick Nathaniel Walker KCH, of The Manor House, Bushey, co. Hertford, by his wife Annabella Cane, yst. dau. of Edward Cane, of Dannybrook, Dublin

created

17 Jun 1884 Baron Strathspey, of Strathspey in the Counties of Inverness and Moray

died

5 Jun 1888

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Capt, 42nd Regiment of Foot; Member of Parliament for Elgin and Nairn 1868-74

 

Francis William [Ogilvy-Grant], 10th Earl of Seafield

born

9 Mar 1847

mar.

24 Nov 1874 his cousin Ann Trevor Corry Evans (b. 24 Jul 1847; d. 16 Oct 1935), only dau. of Maj George Thomas Evans, of Ash Hill Towers, co. Limerick, and Otago, New Zealand, by his wife Louisa Barbara Corry, dau. of Trevor Corry, of Newry

children

1. Hon James Ogilvie-Grant, later 11th Earl of Seafield

2. Hon Trevor Ogilvy-Grant later Ogilvy-Grant of Grant, later 4th Baron Strathspey

3. Hon John Charles Ogilvy-Grant (b. 1867; d. 8 Dec 1893)

1. Lady Caroline Louisa Ogilvy-Grant (b. 19 May 1877; d. 11 Jan 1945)

2. Lady Sydney Montagu Ogilvy-Grant (b. 23 Jul 1882; dsp. 23 Jul 1944), mar. 9 Apr 1912 Rev William Rice (d. 1919)

3. Lady Ina Eleanora Ogilvy-Grant (b. 23 Jul 1882; d. 30 Sep 1893)

4. Lady Nina Geraldine Ogilvy-Grant (b. 6 Jun 1884; dsp. 21 Jan 1951), mar. 12 Aug 1915 Sir Lees Knowles, 1st Bt. CVO OBE DL (dsp. 7 Oct 1928)

died

3 Dec 1888

suc. by

son

 

James [Ogilvie-Grant], 11th Earl of Seafield

born

18 Apr 1876

mar.

22 Jun 1898 Mary Elizabeth Nina Townend (d. 22 Jan 1962), 1st dau. of Dr Joseph Henry Townend, of Christchurch, New Zealand

only child

1. Lady Nina Caroline Ogilvie-Grant, later suo jure Countess of Seafield

died

s.p.m. 12 Nov 1915

suc. by

daughter

note

on his death he was suc. in the Barony of Strathspey and the Baronetcy of Nova Scotia, by his brother Trevor [Ogilvie-Grant], 4th Baron Strathspey and 31st Chief of Clan Grant

 

Lady Nina Caroline Ogilvie-Grant, suo jure Countess of Seafield

born

17 Apr 1906

mar.

24 Jan 1930 (div. 1957) Derek Herbert Studley later Studley-Herbert later  Ogilvie-Grant-Studley-Herbert (d. 26 Mar 1960), son of John Tatchell Studley, of Seaborough Court, co. Dorset, by his wife Beatrice Frances De Chair, 4th dau. of Dudley Raikes De Chair, of Wentworth, co. Surrey

children

1. Hon Ian Derek Francis Ogilvie-Grant-Studley-Herbert later Ogilvie-Grant, later 13th Earl of Seafield

1. Lady Pauline Anne Ogilvie-Grant-Studley-Herbert (b. 26 May 1944), mar. (1) 11 Mar 1964 (div. 1970) her brother's brother-in-law James Henry Harcourt Illingworth, only son of Henry George Coats Illingworth, of Gloucester Square, South Kensington, London, (2) 1972 (div. 1976) Sir William Gordon Gordon-Cumming of Altyre, 6th Bt., (3) 1976 Hugh Richard Sykes, and (4) 1989 David John Nicholson, and has issue by her third husband

died

30 Sep 1969

suc. by

son

 

Ian Derek Francis [Ogilvie-Grant-Studley-Herbert later Ogilvie-Grant], 13th Earl of Seafield

born

20 Mar 1939

mar. (1)

5 Oct 1960 (div. 1971) Mary Dawn Mackenzie Illingworth, 1st dau. of Henry George Coats Illingworth, of Gloucester Square, South Kensington, London

children by first wife

1. Hon James Andrew Ogilvie-Grant, Master of Seafield, styled Viscount Reidhaven (b. 30 Nov 1963)

2. Hon Alexander Derek Henry Ogilvie-Grant (b. 26 Jan 1966)

mar. (2)

27 Jul 1971 Leila Refaat, dau. of Mahmoud Refaat, of Cairo, Egypt

 

 Last updated 27 Feb 2005

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Titles:

13th Earl of Seafield

(Scotland, let. pat. 24 Jun 1701)

13th Viscount Seafield

(Scotland, let. pat. 24 Jun 1698)

13th Viscount Reidhaven

(Scotland, let. pat. 24 Jun 1701)

13th Lord Ogilvy of Cullen

(Scotland, let. pat. 24 Jun 1698)

13th Lord Ogilvy of Deskford and Cullen

(Scotland, let. pat. 24 Jun 1701)

 

Address:

Old Cullen, Cullen, Buckie, Banffshire AB56 4XW

Tel:  01542 840221

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