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Strathclyde, Baron (UK, 1955)


Creation: let. pat. 4 May 1955


Family name: Galbraith




Gules three Bears' Heads erased Argent muzzled Azure within a Bordure indented Or charged with three Mullets of the third a Crescent of the second for difference


A Bear's Head erased Gules muzzled Argent


On either side a Bear Gules muzzled Argent


Ab Obice Su Vior (A leader of men)



Thomas Dunlop [Galbraith], 1st Baron Strathclyde, PC

2nd son of William Brodie Galbraith, of Overton, Kilmacolm, co. Renfrew, by his wife Annie Jack Dunlop, sister of Sir Thomas Dunlop, 1st Bt., and 2nd dau. of Thomas Dunlop, of Glasgow, ship owner


20 Mar 1891


2 Dec 1915 Ida Jean Galloway (d. 1985), 1st dau. of Thomas Galloway JP, of Auchendrane, co. Ayr


1. Hon Sir Thomas Galloway Dunlop Galbraith KBE, Member of Parliament (Unionist) for Hillhead 1948-82, Assistant Chief Whip 1950, Scottish Unionist Whip 1950-57, a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1951-54, Civil Lord of the Admiralty 1957-59, Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Scotland 1959-62 and for Transport 1963-64, Opposition Transport Spokesman 1964-65, Vice-Chairman Commons Transport Committee 1966-69 (b. 22 Oct 1917; dvp. 2 Jan 1982), mar. 11 Apr 1956 (div. 1974) Simone Clotilde Fernande Marie Ghislaine du Roy de Blicquy, 1st dau. of Jean du Roy de Blicquy, of Bois d'Hautmont, Brabant, Belgium, and had issue:

1a. Thomas Galloway Dunlop du Roy de Blicquy Galbraith, later 2nd Baron Strathclyde

2a. Hon Charles William du Roy de Blicquy Galbraith, heir presumptive to the Barony of Strathclyde, of 43 Lavender Gardens, London SW11, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Baron by Royal Licence 1987 (b. 20 May 1962), mar. 1992 Bridget Anne Reeve (b. 1965), dau. of Brian E Reeve, of Marford, co. Clwyd, by his wife Frances Marshall, and has issue:

1b. Humphrey Eldred Galloway Galbraith (b. 2 Nov 1994)

2b. Alexander Charles Geoffrey Galbraith (b. 15 Jan 1997)

3b. Tobias Petrus Galbraith (b. 18 Jan 2002)

1b. Georgina Bridget Ghislaine Galbraith (b. 5 May 1999)

1a. Hon (Anne Marie) Ghislaine du Roy Galbraith, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Licence 1987 (b. 14 Dec 1957), mar. 1989 Peter Dilworth Kennerley, of Auchendrane, Ayr, son of John Dilworth Kennerley, of Whitchurch Canonicorum, co. Dorset, and has issue

2. Lieut William Brodie Galloway Galbraith RN (b. 20 Sep 1918 ; dvp. 12 Oct 1940)

3. Hon James Muir Galloway Galbraith CBE, of Rawflat, Ancrum, co. Roxburghe (b. 27 Sep 1920; d.2003), mar. 27 Sep 1945 Anne Christine Paget (d. 2006), 1st dau. of Maj Kenneth Paget, of Old Rectory House, Itchen Abbas, co. Hampshire, and had issue

4. Hon Norman Dunlop Galloway Galbraith, of Newton Hall, Gifford, by Haddington, East Lothian (b. 25 Jan 1925; d. 24 Jun 2013), mar. 9 Sep 1950 Susan Patricia Kent, 1st dau. of Cdr Jan Herbert Farquharson Kent RN, of Jersey, Channel Islands, and had issue

5. Hon David Muir Galloway Galbraith, of Burnbrae Lodge, Mauchline, co. Ayr (b. 8 Mar 1928; d. 2006), mar. 5 Aug 1967 (div. 1996) Marion Bingham Kennedy, only dau. of Maj Bruce Bingham Kennedy TD, of Coonholm, co. Ayr, and had issue

1. Hon Ida Jean Galloway Galbraith (b. 21 Jan 1922)

2. Hon Heather Margaret Anne Galloway Galbraith (b. 27 Feb 1930)


12 Jul 1985


4 May 1955 Baron Strathclyde, of Barskimming in the County of Ayr

suc. by



served in Royal Navy 1903-22 ; member, Glasgow Town Council 1933-40; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Pollock 1940-55; Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Scotland 1945 and 1951-55; Privy Councillor 1953; Minister of State, Scottish Office 1955-58; Chairman, North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board 1959-67


Thomas Galloway Dunlop du Roy de Blicquy [Galbraith], 2nd Baron Strathclyde, PC


22 Feb 1960


27 Jun 1992 Jane Skinner, 1st dau. of John Skinner, of Chenies, co. Hertford


1. Hon Elizabeth Ida Skinner Galbraith (b. 1 Dec 1993)

2. Hon Annabel Jane Simone Skinner Galbraith (b. 15 May 1996)

3. Hon Rose Marie-Louise Skinner Galbraith (b. 27 Jan 1999)


a Lord-in-Waiting 1988-89; Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Employment and Minister for Tourism 1989-90, Environment 1990, Scottish Office (Agriculture and Fisheries) 1990-92, Environment 1992-93 and Trade and Industry 1993-94; Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry 1994; Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen of Arms (Government Chief Whip in the House of Lords) 1994-97;  Privy Councillor 1995; Shadow Leader (Conservative) of the House of Lords 1998-2010; elected as an hereditary peer to the House of Lords 1999; Leader of HM Government in the House of Lords and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 2010


The heir presumptive to the Barony of Strathclyde is Hon Charles William du Roy de Blicquy Galbraith, a grandson of the 1st Baron Strathclyde and younger brother of the present Baron


 Last updated 26 Aug 2013




2nd Baron Strathclyde, of Barskimming in the County of Ayr

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 4 May 1955)



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