Sir William Edmonstone of Duntreath, 4th Baronet

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William Edmonstone (Edmonstone of Duntreath), Baront

Birthplace: Hampton, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Scotland
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Son of Sir Charles Edmonstone of Duntreath, Baronet and Louisa Edmonstone
Husband of Mary Elizabeth Parsons
Father of Alice Frederica Keppel; Mary Clementina Edmonstone; Sir Archibald Edmonstone, 5th Baronet and Sophia Edmonstone
Half brother of Sir Archibald Edmonstone of Duntreath, 3rd Baronet

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About Sir William Edmonstone of Duntreath, 4th Baronet

Biographical Summary

"Sir William Edmonstone, Baronet [1774], of Duntreath, br. of the half blood and h,, being 2d s. of the 2d Baronet and 1st s. by his 2d wife ; b. 29 Jan. 1810 at Hampton, Midx. ; entered the Royal Navy and was wounded (by pirates) in the Archipelago in 1826 ; Commander, 1841 ; Inspector of the Coast Guard, 1844-52 ; Commander of the St. George guard ship at Devonport, 1852-59 ; Commodore on the West Coast of Africa, 1859, becoming eventually (1876) "Vice-Admiral on the retired list. He was naval aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria; was C.B. in 1863, and suc. to the Baronetcy, 15 March 1871. He was M.P. for Stirlingshire, 1874-80. He m. 13 July 1841, at Zante, Mary Elizabeth, da. of Lieut. Col. John Whittle Parsons, C.M.G., sometime British Resident in that island. He d. 18 Feb. 1888, at 11 Ainslie place, Edinburgh, aged 78. His widow d. 11 Aug. 1902, at Cramond house, Midlothian."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1906; Vol. V; page 171

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Sir William Edmonstone of Duntreath, 4th Baronet's Timeline

January 29, 1810
Hampton, Middlesex, England
Age 46
April 29, 1868
Age 58
Duntreath Castle, Loch Lomond, Scotland
February 18, 1888
Age 78
Edinburgh, Scotland
June 16, 1898
Age 78
Blanefield, Stirling, United Kingdom