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George John Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

Birthplace: Ardencaple Castle, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Death: April 24, 1900 (76)
Inverary Castle, Argyllshire, Scotland
Place of Burial: Kilmun Parish Church and Cemetery, Kilmun, Cowal, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of John Campbell, 7th Duke of Argyll and Joan Glassell, 7th Duchess of Argyll
Husband of Elizabeth Campbell, Duchess of Argyll; Amelia Maria Anson and Ina Erskine McNeill
Father of John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll; Capt. Lord Archibald Campbell; Lord Walter Campbell; Edith Percy, Duchess of Northumberland; George Granville Campbell and 7 others
Brother of Eleanor Paget; John Henry Campbell and Emma Augusta Campbell

Occupation: 8th Duke of Argyl
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About George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

"George John Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll, KG, KT, PC, FRS, FRSE (30 April 1823 – 24 April 1900), styled Marquess of Lorne until 1847, was a Scottish peer and Liberal politician as well as a writer on science, religion, and the politics of the 19th century."




Citations / Sources:

Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002, pt. 1. A-J, page 155

[S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 35. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

[S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 207. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.

[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 I, pages 211-213. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), Campbell, George Douglas. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

[S687] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 1 p. 388-392; vol. 8 p. 362-363; vol. 9 p. 26.

[S1295] #107 [Clarence edition, 1905] The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal: Being a Complete Table of All the Descendants Now Living of Edward III, King of England (Clarence edition, 1905), Ruvigny and Raineval, Melville Amadeus Henry Douglas, (Clarence edition. London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1905), FHL book 942 D2rpa; FHL microfilm 896,886 item 1., Tudor p. 230, 231.

[S1366] #2725 The Heraldry of the Campbells: with Notes on All the Males of the Family, Descriptions of the Arms, Plates and Pedigrees (1977), Johnston, George Harvey, (Inveraray, Argyl: Beinn Bhuidhe Holdings, 1977), FHL book 929.241 C152j 1977; FHL microfilm 1,441,0., p. 24.

[S1471] #4775 Argyll Indexed (included in: History of the House and Clan of Campbell; filmed 1961), Campbell, Duncan (main author of series), (History of the House and Clan of Campbell [Series]. Microfilm of ms. concerning the Campbell surname. Salt Lake City: filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1961), FHL microfilm 277,902., vol. 1 p. 161-162.

[S1473] #4904 Kith and Kin, Argyll, Scotland (filmed 1958), (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1958), FHL microfilm196,290..

[S2416] #12627 Genealogy of Shropshire [by Joseph Morris] (filmed 1966), Morris, Joseph, (10 volumes. Manuscript filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966), vol. 1-2 FHL microfilm 504,551; vol.3-4 FHL microf., vol. 4 p. 1876.

[S4781] #2314 The Maccallum More: a History of the Argyll Family from the Earliest Times, Smith, Hely Hutchinson Augustus, (London: Bemrose, 1871 Medieval Families bibliography #2314.), FHL book 929.241 C152s; FHL microfilm 1426004 item., p. 130-131.

[S4782] #2315 The House of Argyll and the Collateral Branches of the Clan Campbell, from the Year 420 to the Present Time, (Glasgow: J. Tweed, 1871 Medieval Families bibliography #2315.), FHL book 929.241 C152h; FHL microfilm 196271., p. 71-81.

[S4793] #2319 Annals of Garelochside Being an Account Historical and Topographical of the Parishes of Row, Rosneath and Cardross, Maughan, William Charles, (Paisley [Scotland]: A. Gardner, 1897 Medieval Families bibliography #2319.), FHL book 941.37 H2m; FHL microfilm 277720., p. 151, 152.

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George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll's Timeline

April 30, 1823
Ardencaple Castle, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
August 6, 1845
Age 22
Stafford House, St. James's, Piccadilly, Westminster, London, England
December 18, 1846
Age 23
July 30, 1848
Age 25
November 7, 1849
Age 26
Inveraray Castle, Inveraray, Argyllshire, Scotland
December 25, 1850
Age 27
Age 28
March 9, 1853
Age 29
Inveraray, Argyllshire, Scotland
May 22, 1854
Age 31