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Marie Josephine Agnes Montagu-Douglas-Scott (Edwards)

Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, United Kingdom
Death: February 15, 1965 (82)
Greater London, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Edwards and Kate Marion Agnes Edwards
Wife of Lt.-Col. Lord Herbert Andrew Montagu Douglas Scott
Mother of Marian Louisa Elmhirst (Montagu-Douglas-Scott); Brigadier Claud Andrew Montagu Douglas Scott and Patricia Katherine Scrymgeour (Montagu Douglas Scott), Countess of Dundee

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About Marie Josephine Agnes Montagu-Douglas-Scott

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Marie Josephine Agnes Edwards (19 December 1882 - 15 February 1965) was the daughter of James Andrew Edwards and Kate Marion Agnes MacNamara.

Through her marriage to Lieutenant-Colonel Lord Herbert Andrew Montagu Douglas Scott, Marie Josephine Agnes Montagu Douglas Scott (née Edwards) became a paternal Aunt to HRH Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, and thereby a maternal grandaunt to HRH Prince William of Gloucester and HRH Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester. She was the paternal great-grandmother of Sarah, Duchess of York, and the maternal second great-grandmother of HRH Princess Beatrice of York and HRH Princess Eugenie of York.

[edit]Early Life, Marriage, & Family

Marie Josephine Agnes Edwards was born at Dovercourt, Essex on Tuesday, 19 December 1882, to James Andrew Edwards and his wife, Kate Marion Agnes MacNamara.

On Wednesday, 26 April 1905 at St. George's, Hanover Square at the age of 22, she married Lieutenant-Colonel Lord Herbert Andrew Montagu Douglas Scott, son of Sir William Henry Walter Montagu Douglas Scott, 6th Duke of Buccleuch & 8th Duke of Queensberry and Lady Louisa Jane Hamilton, VA, Mistress of the Robes to Queen Victoria, and third daughter of the 1st Duke of Abercorn.[1] The couple bore three children:

Colonel Claud Andrew Montagu Douglas Scott (13 July 1906 - 24 January 1971)

Marian Louisa Montagu Douglas Scott (16 June 1908 - 11 December 1996)

Patricia Katherine Montagu Douglas Scott (9 October 1910)[2]


Marie Josephine Agnes Edwards died on Monday, 15 February 1965, at Chelsea, London, at the age of 82. At the time of her death, she was survived by all three of her children, nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by one grandchild, John Andrew Ferguson (21 January 1929 - 1939), who died at the age of 10 with peritonitis.


^ Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003, volume 1, page 562.

^ ibid., page 563.

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Marie Josephine Agnes Montagu-Douglas-Scott's Timeline

December 19, 1882
Harwich, Essex, United Kingdom
July 13, 1906
Age 23
June 16, 1908
Age 25
October 9, 1910
Age 27
Bridgefoot, Barnet, England
February 15, 1965
Age 82
Greater London, United Kingdom