MONTROSE

 

 

 

 

 

The present members of this family bear the surname Graham. The children of the Dukes of Montrose bear the title Lord/Lady before their Christian names.

 

 

Part 1

 

Sir Patrick Graham of Dundaff and Kincardine (d.1394/1404) m.1st Matilda ___; m.2nd Egidia Stewart, niece of King Robert II; and had issue:

 

[by 1st m.]:

 

1a) Sir William, of Kincardine (d.1424); m.1st Mariota Oliphant; m.2nd 13 Nov 1413 Princess Mary Stewart, dau. of King Robert III and Dowager Css of Angus

 

[by 1st m.]:

 

1b) Alexander (dvp)

 

1c) Patrick, cr 1445 Lord Graham (d.1466); m.Christian Erskine

 

1d) William, 2nd Lord Graham (d.1472); m.Lady Helen Douglas

 

1e) William, cr 1503 Earl of Montrose (1463/4-k.a.Flodden 9 Sep 1513); m.1st Muthyll 25 Nov 1479 Annabel Drummond [niece of David Lindsay, Earl of Montrose]; m.2nd by 1504 Janet Edmonstone (d.1505/6); m.3rd by 12 Jul 1509 Christian, Lady Dirleton, ne Wawane

 

[by 1st m.]:

 

1f) William, 2nd Earl of Montrose (d.Kincardine 24 May 1571); m.Dec 1515 Lady Janet Keith (d.1546/7)

 

1g) Robert, Lord Graham (k.a.Pinkie 10 Sep 1547); m.Margaret Fleming [granddau.of King James IV]

 

1h) John, 3rd Earl of Montrose (1548-New Montrose 9 Nov 1608); m.Jean Drummond (d.Mar 1598)

 

1i) John, 4th Earl of Montrose (1573-Kincardine 14 Nov 1626); m.Lady Margaret Ruthven (d.1618)

 

1j) James, cr 1644 Marquess of Montrose, Earl of Kincardine, Lord Graham and Mugdock (1612-executed at Edinburgh 21 May 1650); m.Lady Magdalen Carnegie

 

1k) John, Earl of Kincardine (1630-Feb 1645)

 

2k) James, 2nd Marquess of Montrose (1633-Mugdock Feb 1669); m.Isabel, Dowager Css of Roxburghe, ne Lady Isabel Douglas (d.16 Dec 1672)

 

1l) James, 3rd Marquess of Montrose (Glasgow 20 Oct 1657-25 Apr 1684); m.Lady Christian Leslie (1661-Edinburgh 21 Apr 1710)

 

1m) James, cr 1707 Duke of Montrose, Marquess of Graham and Buchanan, Earl of Kincardine, Viscount of Dundaff, and Lord Aberuthven, Mugdock and Fintrie; for him and his issue, see Part 2, below

 

2l) Charles (d.25 Feb 1674)

 

3l) Anne; m.Alexander Livingston, 3rd Earl of Callendar (d.Dec 1692)

 

4l) Jane; m.Jonathan Urquhart, of Cromarty

 

5l) Grisel (d.30 Jun 1726); m.Hon. William Cochrane (d.Aug 1717)

 

2j) Lilias; m.Sir John Colquhoun, of Luss, Bt.

 

3j) Margaret (d.by 1631); m.Archibald Napier, Lord Napier of Merchistoun (d.Fincastle Nov 1645)

 

4j) Dorothea; m.Sir James Rollo

 

5j) Beatrix (1615-7 Nov 1691); m.David Drummond, 3rd Lord Maderty (d.20 Jan 1692)

 

6j) Katherine

 

2i) Sir William, of Braco, cr Baronet 1625

 

1j) Sir John, 2nd Bt. (d.1647)

 

1k) Sir William, 3rd Bt. (d.1689)

 

3i) Sir Robert (d.1617)

 

4i) Lilias; m.John Fleming, 6th Lord Fleming, Earl of Wigtown (1566/7-Apr 1619)

 

2g) Alexander, of Cambuskenneth; m.Marion, Dowager Css of Eglinton, ne Seton

 

3g) Mungo, of Orchill; m.Marjory Edmonstone issue

 

4g) William

 

5g) Margaret; m.Robert Erskine, Master of Erskine

 

6g) Elizabeth; m.George Sinclair, 4th Earl of Caithness (d.Edinburgh 9 Sep 1582)

 

7g) Agnes; m.15 Apr 1547 Sir William Murray, of Tullibardine

 

8g) Janet (d.Aug 1547); m.1st 28 Sep 1542 Sir Andrew Murray of Balvaird; m.2nd Sir Harie Graham of Morphie

 

9g) Christian; m.7 May 1552 Robert Graham of Knockdolian

 

10g) Nicholas; m.John Moray of Abercairny

 

2f) Walter issue

 

[by 2nd m.]:

 

3f) Margaret; m.Sir John Somerville, of Cambusnettan

 

4f) Elizabeth; m.1514 Walter, Master of Drummond (d.1518)

 

5f) Helen; m.Humphrey Colquhoun, the younger, of Luss

 

[by 3rd m.]:

 

6f) Patrick, of Inchbrakie issue

 

7f) Jean; m.David Graham, of Fintry

 

2e) George, of Callander (k.a.Flodden 9 Sep 1513); m.Elizabeth Oliphant issue, extinct in male line

 

3e) Jean; m.John Ogilvy, 2nd Lord Ogilvy of Airlie

 

4e) Christian; m.1st James Haldane, of Gleneagles; m.2nd Sir Thomas Maule, of Panmure

 

2c) Alexander

 

3c) Katherine; m.Sir Humphrey Moray of Abercairney

 

2b) John

 

3b) Elizabeth; m.1414 Sir John Stewart, natural son of King Robert II

 

[by 2nd m.]:

 

4b) Robert, of Strathcarron and Fintry

 

1c) Robert Grahams of Fintry

 

2c) John Grahams of Claverhouse, Viscounts of Dundee

 

5b) Patrick, Arcbp of St.Andrews

 

6b) William Graemes of Garvock, Grahams of Balgowan, Lord Lynedoch, etc.

 

7b) Harry

 

8b) Walter, of Wallacetown issue

 

2a) Matilda; m.Sir John Drummond of Concraig

 

[by 2nd m.]

 

3a) Sir Patrick, jure uxoris Earl of Strathearn (k.at Crieff by his brotherin-law, Sir John Drummond, 10 Aug 1413); m.Eupheme Stewart, Countess of Strathearn, granddaughter of King Robert II

 

1b) Malise, 3rd Earl of Strathearn; the king deprived him of this earldom on the grounds that it was a male fee, and cr him 1427 Earl of Menteith (ca 1407-1485/91); m.1st Janet ___ [possibly de Vere, dau. of an Earl of Oxford] (d.ca 1476); m.2nd Marion Campbell (d.1530)

 

[by 1st m.]:

 

1c) Alexander (d.1453/6)

 

2c) Patrick (dvp after 3 Mar 1482); m.Isobel Erskine

 

1d) Alexander, 2nd Earl of Menteith (ca 1472-1537); m.Margaret Buchanan

 

1e) William, 3rd Earl of Menteith (d.1543/4); m.Margaret Cornwall, ne Moubray

 

1f) John, 4th Earl of Menteith (d.Jan 1565); m.Marion Seton (d.of poison with her 2nd husband, the Earl of Sutherland, at Dunrobin 23 Jun 1567)

 

1g) William, 5th Earl of Menteith (d.Sep 1578); m.Margaret, Lady Crichton, ne Douglas

 

1h) John, 6th Earl of Menteith (d.Dec 1598); m.Mary Campbell

 

1i) William, 7th Earl of Menteith, cr Earl of Airth 1633 (d.1661); m.Agnes Gray

 

1j) John, Lord Kinpont (ca 1613-murdered at Collace 6 Sep 1644); m.Lady Mary Keith

 

1k) William, 2nd Earl of Airth, 8th Earl of Menteith (ca 1634-12 Sep 1694); m.1st Nov 1661 (div 1684) Anne Hewes; m.2nd Edinburgh 4 Apr 1685 Catherine Bruce (d.1692); on his death his titles went into dormancy or abeyance, it not being entirely clear whether they went to heirs general or heirs male

 

2k) Mary (d.1720); m.8 Oct 1662 Sir John Allardice, of Allardice issue

 

3k) Elizabeth (d.1672); m.1663 Sir William Graham, of Gartmore, Bt. issue

 

2j) James

 

1k) Helen; m.Sir Arthur Rawdon, of Moira, 2nd Bt. (17 Oct 1662-17 Oct 1695)

 

3j) Margaret; m.Alexander Stewart, Lord Garlies (ca 1609-1638)

 

4j) Mary (d.28 Jan 1653); m.Sir John Campbell, of Glenorchy, 4th Bt. (d.Jun 1686)

 

2i) James; m.Lady Margaret Erskine

 

1j) Marion; m.Walter Graham, of Gartur

 

3i) Christian; m.Sir John Blackadder, of Tulliallan

 

2g) George (d.ca 1585); m._____

 

1h) James, of Rednock (d.ca 1610)

 

2h) John, of Rednock

 

1i) Marion; m.John Graham of Duchray (d.1700, t 100)

 

2i) Ann; m.1644 Alexander Colquhoun of Camstradden

 

3g) Mary; m.John Buchanan of Buchanan

 

4g) Christian; m.Sir William Livingston of Kilsyth

 

2f) Robert, of Gartmore

 

3f) Gilbert, of Gartmore issue, extinct in male line

 

4f) Margaret; m.21 Apr 1541 Archibald Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll (d.1558)

 

2e) Walter issue

 

[by 2nd m.]:

 

3c) John issue, the Grahams of Netherby, of Esk, etc, and of the Grahams, Viscounts Preston

 

4c) Walter issue

 

5c) [illegitimate] John

 

2b) Euphemia (d.1468); m.1st Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Douglas, Duc de Touraine (d.Restalrig 26 Jun 1439); m.2nd 1441 James Hamilton, Lord Hamilton (d.6 Nov 1479)

 

3b) Elizabeth; m.Sir John Lyon, of Glamis

 

4a) Sir Robert, of Kilpont, the assassin of King James (executed at Stirling 1437) issue

 

5a) David

 

6a) Alexander

 

 

 

Part 2

 

 

JAMES Graham, 4th Marquess of Montrose, etc., 1684, cr Duke of Montrose, etc., 1707 (1682-London 7 Jan 1742; see Part 1, above); m.Lady Christian Carnegie (d.Edinburgh 25 May 1744)

 

1a) James, Earl of Kincardine (7 Apr 1703-2 Mar 1704)

 

2a) Davis, Marquess of Graham (8 Jun 1705-Cley, Norfolk 30 Sep 1731)

 

3a) WILLIAM, 2nd Duke of Montrose, etc. (27 Aug 1712-Twickenham 23 Sep 1790); m.London 28 Oct 1742 Lady Lucy Manners (d.London 18 Jun 1788)

 

1b) Lucy (London 28 Jul 1751-Bothwell Castle 13 Feb 1780); m.London 13 Jun 1771 Archibald James Edward Douglas, Lord Douglas of Douglas (Paris 10 Jul 1748-Bothwell Castle 26 Dec 1827)

 

2b) JAMES, 3rd Duke of Montrose, etc. (8 Sep 1755-London 30 Dec 1836); m.1st London 3 Mar 1785 Lady Jemima Elizabeth Ashburnham (1 Jan 1762-London 18 Sep 1786); m.2nd Kensington Palace 24 Jul 1790 Lady Caroline Maria Montagu (10 Aug 1770-Petersham 24 Mar 1847)

 

1c) James, Earl of Kincardine (4 Sep 1786-29 Apr 1787)

 

2c) Georgiana Charlotte (3 Jun 1791-13 Feb 1835); m.26 Jul 1814 George William Finch-Hatton, 10th Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham (Kirby Hall 19 May 1791-Haverholme Priory 8 Jan 1858)

 

3c) Caroline (d.24 Mar 1875)

 

4c) Lucy (Buchanan 25 Sep 1793-Walcot 16 Sep 1875); m.9 Feb 1818 Edward Herbert, 2nd Earl of Powis (22 Mar 1785-Powis Castle 17 Jan 1848)

 

5c) JAMES, 4th Duke of Montrose, etc. (London 16 Jul 1799-Cannes 30 Dec 1874); m.London 15 Oct 1836 Hon. Caroline Agnes Horsley-Beresford (1818-London 16 Nov 1894)

 

1d) Agnes Caroline (d.8 May 1873); m.15 Sep 1859 John Murray, of Touchadam and Polmaise (26 Jul 1831-11 Aug 1903)

 

2d) Beatrice Violet (13 Feb 1842-29 Feb 1932); m.16 Dec 1863 Algernon William Fulke Greville, 2nd Lord Greville (London 11 Feb 1841-London 2 Dec 1909)

 

3d) James John, Marquess of Graham (London 7 Feb 1845-London 31 Jan 1846)

 

4d) James, Marquess of Graham (London 22 Jun 1847-London 3 Apr 1872)

 

5d) DOUGLAS Beresford Malise Ronald Graham, 5th Duke of Montrose, etc (Buchanan Castle 7 Nov 1852-Glasgow 10 Dec 1925); m.London 24 Jul 1876 Violet Graham (Netherby 10 Sep 1854-21 Nov 1940)

 

1e) JAMES, 6th Duke of Montrose (London 1 May 1878-Auchmar, Drymen, Glasgow 20 Jan 1954); m.London 14 Jun 1906 Lady Mary Douglas-Hamilton (London 1 Nov 1884-21 Feb 1957)

 

1f) JAMES Angus, 7th Duke of Montrose, etc (London 2 May 1907-10 Feb 1992); m.1st Edinburgh 20 Oct 1930 (div 1950) Isobel Veronica Seller (Glasgow 13 Oct 1907-1990); m.2nd Salisbury, South Rhodesia 17 Apr 1952 Susan Mary Semple (Zanzibar 15 Nov 1928-13 Mar 2014)

 

1g) Fiona Mary (b.Cam-Allt, Fintry, Stirlingshire 1 Jan 1932); m.1 Oct 1966 Peter Alexander O'Brien Hannon; Note: According to GHdA Lady Fiona and her brother, the 8th Duke, were born at Cam-Allt; other reports state that they were born in Salisbury, Rhodesia]

 

2g) JAMES, 8th Duke of Montrose (b.Cam-Allt [or, Salisbury, Rhodesia] 6 Apr 1935); m.31 Jan 1970 Catherine Elizabeth MacDonell Young

 

1h) Hermione Elizabeth (b.20 Jul 1971); m.1998 Christopher John Thornhill

 

2h) James Alexander Norman, Marquess of Graham (b.16 Aug 1973); m.2004 Cecilia Manfredi

 

3h) Ronald John Christopher (b.13 Oct 1975)

 

3g) Cairistiona (Kirstie) Anne (b.Salisbury, Rhodesia 7 Jan 1955); m.High Kirk of Edinburgh, St Giles', 8 May 1982 Philip Patrick Saggers

 

4g) Donald Alasdair (b.28 Oct 1956); m.1981 Bride Donalda Elspeth Cameron

 

1h) Caitriana Mary Alice (b.1984)

 

2h) Alasdair John Cameron (1986-1988)

 

3h) Violet Elizabeth Helen (b.1992)

 

4h) Jennie Alexandra Cameron (b.1993)

 

5h) Finlay Donald Cameron (b.1998)

 

5g) Calum Ian (b.22 Jul 1958); m.1st 1991 Catherine Beatrice Fraser-Mackenzie (28 Mar 1966-2008); m.2nd St.Mollo's Church, Shiskine, Isle of Arran 3 Aug 2013 Mrs Estelle Baynes

 

1h) Iain Angus (b.21 Feb 1995)

 

2h) Euan Douglas (b.24 May 1996)

 

3h) Christabel Emily (b.2001)

 

6g) Lilias Catriona Maighearad (b.16 Feb 1960); m.1990 Jonathan Dillon Bell (b.1960)

 

2f) Mary Helen Alma (London 11 Apr 1909-7 Feb 1999); m.London 21 Apr 1931 John Perceval Townshend Boscawen (14 Feb 1906-9 Oct 1972)

 

3f) Ronald Malise Hamilton (Brodick Castle 20 Sep 1912-11 Jun 1978); m.16 Sep 1938 Nancy Edith Baker

 

4f) Jean Sibyl Violet (b.Edinburgh 7 Nov 1920); m.8 Oct 1947 (div 1957) John Patrick Ilbert Fforde; NOTE: Burke's Peerage says that Lady Jean Fforde died in 1993; however, I have received a communication from Brian Cameron who states as follows: "...I am pleased to inform you that she is very much alive, and still living in Brodick on the Isle of Arran,and has also written a book about her childhood spent in Brodick Castle called "Castles in the air" "

 

2e) Helen Violet (London 1 Jul 1879-27 Aug 1945)

 

3e) Hermione Emily (Buchanan Castle 22 Feb 1882-1978); m.Sir Donald Walter Cameron, of Lochiel (4 Nov 1876-11 Oct 1951)

 

4e) Douglas Malise (Buchanan Castle 14 Oct 1883-20 Nov 1974); m.London 29 Jul 1919 Hon Rachel Mary Holland (1 Mar 1891-6 Jun 1977)

 

1f) Ivar Malise (b.11 Aug 1920); m.1 Aug 1958 (div 1973) Isabel Mary Ewart

 

1g) Alistair David (b.1 Oct 1959); m.1989 Janet Deans Rankin

 

1h) Helen Rankin (b.1995)

 

2h) Fiona Ewart (b.1998)

 

2g) Lucy Helen (b.1 Feb 1963); m.4 Jan 1997 Jeremy Charles Hawes

 

2f) Euan Douglas (29 Jul 1924-14 Dec 2007); m.1st 3 Jun 1954 (div 1972) Pauline Laetitia Tennant (b.6 Feb 1929); m.2nd 1972 (div 1996) Caroline Esther Middleton

 

1g) Sarah Caroline (b.1973); m.Sep 2009 Ivor Braka (b.1955)

 

2g) Alexandra Katherine (b.1976); m.2007 Anthony Daniel Gibson

 

5e) Alastair Mungo (Buchanan Castle 12 May 1886-1976); m.1st London 4 May 1916 Lady Muriel Bathurst (3 Sep 1894-Ipswich 18 Jan 1936); m.2nd 24 Oct 1944 Sheelah Violet Edgeworth Reade (1903-1985)

 

1f) Lilias Violet (London 6 Mar 1917-Sep 2008)

 

2f) Margaret Christina (b.London 3 Jul 1919); m.18 Jun 1960 Thomas Colin Ernest Campbell-Preston (d.1999)

 

3f) Ian James Alastair (b.Chantry Farm, Suffolk 12 Nov 1923)

 

4f) Robin Angus (b.Chantry Farm 27 Nov 1926)

 

6d) Alma Imogen Leonora Carlotta (7 Sep 1854-10 May 1932); m.Cowes 27 Jul 1872 Gavin Campbell, Marquess of Breadalbane (Fermoy 9 Apr 1851-19 Oct 1922)

 

6c) Montagu William (2 Feb 1807-21 Jun 1878); m.14 Feb 1867 Hon. Harriet Anne Bateman (d.18 Apr 1884)

 

7c) Emily (d.1 Jan 1900); m.16 Aug 1832 Edward Tomas Foley, of Stoke Edith (21 Dec 1791-30 Mar 1846)

 

4a) George (26 Sep 1715-2 Jan 1747)