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James Henry Robert Innes-Ker, 7th Duke of Roxburghe

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Floors Castle, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Death: October 23, 1892 (53)
Floors Castle, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Place of Burial: Kelso Abbey, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of James Henry Robert Innes-Ker, 6th Duke of Roxburghe and Susanna Stephania Dalbiac
Husband of Anne Innes-Ker, Duchess of Roxburghe
Father of Margaret Frances Susan Innes-Ker; Henry Innes-Ker, 8th Duke of Roxburghe; Alastair Robert Innes-Kerr; Lady Victoria Alexandrina Innes Ker; Lady Evelyn Collins and 2 others
Brother of Lady Susan Harriet Innes-Ker; Lady Charlotte Isabella Russell and Lord Charles John Innes-Ker

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About James Innes-Ker, 7th Duke of Roxburghe

"James Henry Robert Innes-Ker, 7th Duke of Roxburghe (5 September 1839 – 23 October 1892), became Duke of Roxburghe on the death of his father, James Henry Robert Innes-Ker, 6th Duke of Roxburghe, his mother was Susanna Dalbiac."

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http://www.geneall.net/U/per_page.php?id=519563

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http://www.thepeerage.com/p10633.htm#i106323

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Citations:

[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 XI, page 228. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[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). Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 3, page 3426.

[S1347] Jennifer Morris Lyons, "re: Anne Breese," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 27 April 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Anne Breese."


James Henry Robert Innes-Ker, 7th Duke of Roxburghe, became Duke of Roxburghe on the death of his father, James Henry Robert Innes-Ker, 6th Duke of Roxburghe.

He was born on 5 September 1839 to James Henry Robert Innes-Ker, 6th Duke of Roxburghe and Susanna Dalbiac, Duchess of Roxburghe, only child of Sir Charles Dalbiac. His mother was one of Queen Victoria's staff until she died in 1895.His elder sister was Lady Susan Harriet Innes-Ker (1837-1909). His younger siblings were Lady Charlotte Isabella Innes-Ker (1841-1881) and Lord Charles John Innes-Ker (b. 1842).

He served as a Member of Parliament for Roxburghshire from 1870 to 1874.

On 11 June 1874 he married Anne Emily Spencer-Churchill, daughter of the 7th Duke of Marlborough and they had the following children: Lady Margaret Frances Susan Innes-Ker (1875–1930), who married on 25 July 1898 to James Alexander Orr Ewing (22 February 1857 – 28 May 1900, South Africa) Henry John Innes-Ker, 8th Duke of Roxburghe (1876–1932), from whose only son all current Innes-Ker males are descended. Lady Victoria Alexandrina Innes-Ker (1877–1970), who married on 17 August 1901 in London to Charles Hyde Villiers (September 1862 – 23 May 1947, London), and had issue. Lady Isabel Innes-Ker, later Lady Isabel Wilson (1879–1905), who married on 23 June 1904 to Hon. Guy Greville Wilson (19 May 1877 – 1 February 1943) Lord Alastair Robert Innes-Ker (1880–19??), who married London 10 October 1907 Anne Breese (18?? – 30 October 1959, London), an American heiress, and had issue 2 sons and 1 daughter. Lady Evelyn Anne Innes-Ker, later Lady Evelyn Collins (1882–1958), who married on 23 November 1907 in London to William Fellowes Collins (17 September 1865 – 15 February 1948), a grandson of Lord de Ramsey, and had issue. Lord Robert Edward Innes-Ker (22 July 1885 – 19 July 1958), who married first on 27 October 1920 (divorced 1935) at the Registry Office in London to Charlotte Josephine Cooney, otherwise the musical comedy actress Jose Collins (23 May 1887 – 6 December 1958), as her first husband.[2] The couple divorced in 1935, having had no issue. He married secondly in London on 28 July 1939 to Eleanor Marie Woodhead (1887–1958); there was no issue by either marriage.

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James Innes-Ker, 7th Duke of Roxburghe's Timeline

1839
September 5, 1839
Floors Castle, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
1875
May 13, 1875
Kelso, Morayshire, Scotland
1876
July 25, 1876
Broxmouth Park, , Roxburghshire, Scotland
1879
January 14, 1879
Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
1880
November 2, 1880
Kelso, Morayshire, Scotland
1882
1882
1885
July 22, 1885
Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
1892
October 23, 1892
Age 53
Floors Castle, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
October 27, 1892
Age 53
Kelso Abbey, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland