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Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss

Birthplace: York Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Death: June 30, 1914 (95)
St. James's Place, Westminster, London, England
Place of Burial: Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Wemyss-Charteris, 9th Earl of Wemyss and Lady Louisa Wemyss-Charteris
Husband of Anne Frederica Charteris, Countess of Wemyss
Father of Lady Lilian Harriet Pelly; Hilda Brodrick; Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss; Evelyn Vesey; Sir Evan Charteris and 4 others
Brother of Richard Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas; Captain Walter Charteris; Lady Anne Greville (Charteris), Countess of Warwick; Captain Frederick William Charteris; Harriet Wemyss and 1 other

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About Francis Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss

"Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss GCVO (4 August 1818 – 30 June 1914), styled as Lord Elcho between 1853 and 1883, was a British Whig politician. He founded the Liberty and Property Defence League."




Citations / Sources:

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2325. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S1311] Randy Chapple, "re: Female Buccleuch," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 19 March 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Female Buccleuch."

[S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 103. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 526. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage

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Francis Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss's Timeline

August 4, 1818
York Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
October 13, 1854
Gosford, Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland
August 25, 1857
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland