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
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