David Alexander Robert Lindsay, 28th Earl of Crawford & Balcarres, KT, GBE, PC, DL

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David Alexander Robert Lindsay, 28th Earl of Crawford & Balcarres, KT, GBE, PC, DL

Birthdate:
Birthplace: 49 Moray Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Died in Colinsburgh, Fife, Scotland
Place of Burial: Fife, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of David Alexander Edward Lindsay, 27th Earl of Crawford and Constance Lilian Pelly
Husband of Mary Katherine, Countess of Crawford & Balcarres
Father of Robert Lindsay, 29th Earl of Crawford; Hon. Patrick Lindsay and <private> Lindsay
Brother of Mary, Viscountess Dilhorne; James Louis Lindsay and Lady Katharine Linsday

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About David Alexander Robert Lindsay, 28th Earl of Crawford & Balcarres, KT, GBE, PC, DL

Biographical Summary

Lindsay, Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, David Alexander Robert. 20/11/1900-13/12/1975. Ref: 3661. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: 28th Earl of Crawford,11th Earl of Balcarres, GBE(1951), KT(1955).
  • Place of Birth: 49 Moray Place, Edinburgh.
  • Place of Death: Balcarres House,Colinsburgh Fife.
  • Place of interment: Family Chapel, Balcarres House, Fife.
  • Profession: Connoisseur of Arts.
  • Appointments Held: MP Lonsdale Division of Lancashire,1924-40.
  • Schools and Tutors: Eton College, Buckinghamshire.
  • Undergraduate Studies: BA(Oxon 1922).
  • Postgraduate Studies: DCL Hon(Oxon 1951), LL D Hon(St Andrews,Cantab 1955), Hon Litt D(Manchester).
  • Marital Status: Married (1925) Mary Katharine Cavendish.
  • Mother: Constance Lilian Pelly.
  • Father: David Alexander Edward Lindsay, Lord Balcarres (later 27th Earl of Crawford).
  • References: DNB, 1971-1980, 1986, 505-6.
  • Date of Election: 02/03/1953.
  • Proposers: John F Allen, David Jack, Edward T Copson, Daniel E Rutherford (Candidates List 1952-3).
  • Resigned/Removed/Election Cancelled/Not Admitted: Resigned.
  • Date of Resignation: Resigned 1962-3.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 545

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David Alexander Robert Lindsay, 28th Earl of Crawford & Balcarres, KT, GBE, PC, DL's Timeline

1900
November 20, 1900
Edinburgh, Scotland
1925
December 9, 1925
Age 25
1927
March 5, 1927
Age 26
1928
November 14, 1928
Age 27
1975
1975
Age 74
Colinsburgh, Fife, Scotland
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Fife, Scotland