Admiral Sir John Lindsay KB

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John Lindsay

Death: Died
Place of Burial: London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Alexander Lindsay of Evelick, 3rd Bart. and Hon. Amelia Murray
Husband of Mary Lindsay
Father of Dido Elizabeth Belle
Brother of Margaret Ramsay (Lindsay); Sir David Lindsay of Evelick, 4th Baronet and Katherine Murray

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Admiral Sir John Lindsay KB

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Admiral Sir John Lindsay KB (1737 – 4 June 1788) was a British naval officer of the 18th century, and the father of Dido Elizabeth Belle...

...His parents were Sir Alexander Lindsay of Evelick or Evelix (near Dornoch in Easter Ross) and Amelia Murray, daughter of David Murray, 5th Viscount of Stormont and sister to William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield and Mansfield...

...John's sister Margaret Lindsay was tutored in painting by Allan Ramsay, with whom (in 1752) she later eloped and married, as his second wife — her parents were alienated from her by the marriage, but her brother John remained loyal to her until her death in 1782."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'John Lindsay (Royal Navy officer)', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 31 August 2012, 06:43 UTC, <> [accessed 25 October 2012]


  • Place of Burial - "Rear Admiral Sir John Lindsay K.B. who distinguished himself at the siege of Havannah in 1760, d. s.p. legit., 7 June 1788, aged 51, and was buried in Westminster Abbey." - Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1904; Vol. IV; page 250
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Admiral Sir John Lindsay KB's Timeline

Age 24
June 4, 1788
Age 51
London, England