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Anne Wemyss MP (c.1614 - 1643)

Anne Frederica Charteris (Anson), Countess of Wemyss MP (1823 - 1896)

Links: / Sources:[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 Br...

Anne Greville (Charteris), Countess of Warwick MP (1829 - 1903)

Audrey Long MP (1922 - 2014)

Audrey Gwendoline Long was born on April 14, 1922, in Orlando, Florida, her father, Christopher, was 32 and her mother, Ellen, was 24. She married her first husband, Eddie Rubin, on January 16, 1945. O...

Beatrice Wemyss MP (1614 - 1643)

Beatrix Charteris MP (deceased)

"Henry, 12th Earl of Crawfurd, married (1) Beatrix , daughter and heiress of George Charteris of Kinfauns, and had issue — Sir John Lindsay of Kinfauns, and George, 13th Earl of Crawfurd ; (2) Elizabet...

Catherine Charteris (Gordon) MP (1723 - 1786)

her husband succeeded his titles on 29 April 1787 Citations 1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke'...

Catherine Wemyss MP (c.1620 - 1668)

Christian Wemyss MP (1507 - 1544)

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Lady Cynthia Asquith MP (1887 - 1960)

Wikipedia: English Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Asquith (27 September 31 March 1960)Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Asquith was an English writer, now known for her ghost stories and diaries. She also wrote novel...

Sir David Wemyss of Kincaldrum, Kt. MP (c.1319 - c.1372)

Had lands in Lochore, in Glassmonth near Kinghorn and elsewhere. He was one of two Scottish Ambassadors to Norway. He was appointed to escort princess Margaret, known as the Maid of Norway, from the Or...

David Wemyss MP (1535 - 1597)

of Fife, Scotland. Member of Parliament. Married once and had eleven children. Married, on December 2, 1556, Cecilia (died July 8 1589, daughter of William, second Lord Ruthven).==Notes==From Wemyss of...

David Wemyss of Kincaldrum, of Methil & Wemyss MP (c.1394 - c.1430)

...of Fife, Scotland. Had lands in Methil, Wemyss, Inchmartin, Strathardle, Tillybreak, the Haugh, Innerleven, Nether Cameron, and elsewhere. He sought to consolidate ancestral lands in Wemyss, and thr...

David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss MP (1610 - 1679)

Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss (6 September 1610 – July 1679) was an army officer.Only son of John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss and Jean Gray (d. 1640), daughter of Lord Gray.As Lord Elcho, a title he held b...

David Wemyss MP (1501 - 1544)

Fife, Scotland. Led to the creation of the haven-town West Wemyss as a burgh. He married twice and had children. Married firstly, on January 27, 1512, Katherine Sinclair (daughter of Henry, Lord Sinclair)

Dora Mina Grosvenor (Erskine-Wemyss) MP (1856 - 1894)

Duncan Wemyss of Reres MP (1381 - 1430)

58 - 60 of the text:The children of Sir John Wemyss, so far as they have been ascer- tained, were —I. Duncan Wemyss, who between 1398 and 1400 married Elizabeth Erskine, a daughter of Thomas Erskine of...

Elizabeth Wemyss MP (c.1610 - c.1643)

Elizabeth Wemyss of Reres MP (1394 - c.1470)

Wemyss, afterwards Sir, John Wemyss of that ilk, succeeded his father, David Wemyss, in 1430. He was then a boy of about five years old, being born apparently in 1425, as he said to have reached the ag...

Lady Elizabeth Wemyss MP (1718 - 1747)

Euphame Wemyss MP (c.1538 - 1593)

Links * Wemyss[1] - 1593 Died 16 Nov 1593 [1] Father John Wemyss, of Wemyss, b. Abt 1513 Mother Margaret Otterburn Family 1 Andrew Dunbar, 7th of Kilconquhar Family 2 David Carnegie, of Panbridge,...

Sir Evan Charteris MP (1864 - 1940)

"The Hon. Sir Evan Edward Charteris (29 January 1864 – 16 November 1940, Jesmond Hill, Pangbourne) was an English biographer, barrister and arts administrator. He published notable biographies of his f...

Frances Laura Spencer-Churchill (Charteris), Duchess of Marlborough MP (1915 - 1990)

Laura Spencer-Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough ( née Charteris ; 10 August 1915 – 19 February 1990), was a British noblewoman and socialite. She was variously Viscountess Long, Countess of Dudley and ...

Francis Wemyss-Charteris, 9th Earl of Wemyss MP (1795 - 1883)

2 sources (Wikipedia and thepeerage) give his birth year as 1796)

Francis Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss MP (1818 - 1914)

"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 Defen...

David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss MP (1912 - 2008)


Captain Frederick William Charteris MP (1833 - 1887)

Grisel Wemyss MP (1447 - bef.1480)

David Boswell, By his first wife, Grizel, daughter of Sir John Wemyss of that ilk, he had two sons and two daughters.Children # David Boswell # Alexander Boswell, 3rd of Balmuto# Eupheme Boswell# Kathe...

Hilda Brodrick (Charteris) MP (1854 - 1901)


By Leslie Ward - Published in Vanity Fair, 26 March 1892.This version from the City College of New York collection. Downloaded from, Public Domain,

Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss MP (1857 - 1937)

Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss and 7th Earl of March (25 August 1857 – 12 July 1937), styled Lord Elcho from 1883 to 1914, was a Scottish Conservative politician.Wemyss and March was the fifth ...

Isabel Wemyss MP (1588 - 1636)

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Isabell Wemyss of Leuchars MP (aft.1342 - bef.1410)

Hugh FRASER == Isabell WEMYSS, dau. of David Wemyss, b. c1342 m. c1371 comments from [Jim Weber.ged] Isobel is indicated by Burke's Peerage in the Lovat line as being daughter of John Wemyss a...

Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland MP (c.1657 - 1682)

James Wemyss MP (1707 - 1781)

Dr. James Weems (c1700/1708-1781). Born in Fife, Scotland. Immigrated to Maryland c1715 with his uncle, Dr. William Loch. Raised in Anne Arundel County, Maryland where he studied medicine with his uncl...

Jean Wemyss MP (1629 - 1715)

Jean Wemyss1F, #109528, d. 5 January 1715Jean Wemyss|d. 5 Jan 1715|p10953.htm#i109528|David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss|b. 6 Sep 1610\nd. Jul 1679|p10953.htm#i109529|Hon. Anna Balfour|d. 10 Nov 1649|p10...

Jean Wemyss MP (deceased)

Also known as Mak gillJean Wemyss was the daughter of Sir David Wemyss of Wemyss and Cecilia Ruthven.1 She married James Makgill of Rankeillour, son of Sir James Makgill of Rankeillour and Janet Adamso...

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Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss, Strathardle MP (1448 - 1508)

of Fife, Scotland. Knighted in 1487. Married twice and had six children. Married, in 1468, Christian Abernethy (daughter of Laurence, Lord Abernethy of Saltoun). * Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - ...

John Charteris, 7th of Amisfield MP (deceased)

Charteris of Amisfield continued at John Charteris, 7th of Amisfield (d 1526/7) m. Elizabeth Somerville (d before 1511, dau of John Somerville of Cambusnethan) 1. Robert Charteris, 8th of Ami...

John Charteris of Amisfield MP (c.1560 - d.)

Not the same as John Charteris, 10th of Amisfield John CHARTERIS ABT 1560 - ____ BIRTH: ABT 1560, of Amisfield, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Father: Robert CHARTERIS Mother: Janet MACKAY (M'Ghi...

John Wemyss MP (c.1538 - aft.1572)

John Wemyss was the son of Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss and Margaret Otterburn. He died after 1572.Links*

Sir John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss MP (c.1586 - 1649)

John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss (1586 – 1649) was a Scottish politician.[1]Knighted in 1618, in 1625 Wemyss was created a Baronet of Nova Scotia in 1625, with a charter to the barony of New Wemyss in t...

Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss MP (c.1513 - 1572)

of Fife, Scotland. Laird of Wemyss. In 1551 received licenses to hold courts of justice on his lands in time of harvest. Fought in Battle of Pinkie, was captured, but later released. Active in other en...

Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss MP (c.1557 - bef.1622)

SIR JOGN WYMESS OF WYMESS===Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss was the son of Sir David Wemyss and Cecilia Ruthven. He died before June 1622.He was the ancestor to the family of the earls of Wemyss.married# by ...

Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss MP (c.1425 - 1502)

of Fife, Scotland. Knighted in 1460. Married and had three children. Married c1447 Margaret Livingstone (died c1494, daughter of Sir Robert Livingstone). Divorced about forty years later, but parted pe...

Sir John Wemyss of Reres, Leuchars and Kincaldrum MP (c.1368 - 1429)

of Fife, Scotland. Had lands in Leuchars, Kincaldrum, and Reres, inherited from his grandfather Sir John of Kincaldrum. In 1412-1413, he was among those engaged in negotiations in England for the relea...

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Sir John of Wemyss/Methill MP (c.1203 - 1265)

of Fife, Scotland. Had lands in Methil and Wemyss. Was knighted. Witnessed various charters and was part of arbitrations of disputes. While ill as an old man, his ancestors, Queen Saint Margaret and Ki...

Sir John Wemyss of that Ilk, Kt. MP (deceased)

Leslie Charteris MP (1907 - 1993)

•Note: Leslie Yin wrote under the name Leslie Charteris. He is the author of the world renowned series on the fictional detective and adventurer, Simon Templar, alias "The Saint"! took the name of Char...

Louisa Wemyss-Charteris (Bingham), Countess of Wemyss MP (1798 - 1882)

Margaret Wemyss MP (1545 - 1608)

Links* Sources ==* 635. Birth Brieve of Mr. David Nairne, 1687 in The Scottish Antiquary , Vol. IX(1895), 119-24.

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Margaret Wemyss of Wemyss MP (c.1320 - 1342)

CO-HEIRESS OF WEMYSS===Sir Michael Wemyss of Wemyss had three daughters who inherited different parts of his lands.===Marriage===Sir Michael Wemyss of Wemyss had a daughter who married John Livingston ...

Margaret Wemyss, 3rd Countess Of Wemyss MP (1659 - 1705)

(which say she died on May 1705)

Margaret Wemyss MP (c.1540 - 1608)

Margaret Wemyss MP (deceased)

Mariota Wemyss (Towers) MP (deceased)

Mary Constance Charteris (Wyndham), Countess of Wemyss MP (1862 - 1937)

Reference: Geneanet Genealogy - SmartCopy : Nov 17 2019, 16:40:45 UTC

Mary Wemyss (Skinner) MP (1694 - 1769)

Mary Wemyss MP (c.1612 - 1647)

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Michael Wemyss of Methil & Wemyss MP (c.1165 - c.1208)

Pedigree of the Family of Wemyss of Wemyss in the Parish of Wemyss and County of Fife. pp. 409-412. lived during the reign of King William the Lion. Michael is the earliest proved ancestor of the famil...

Myrtle Harris (Wemyss) MP (1892 - 1972)

Birth: Apr. 5, 1892 Death: Mar. 25, 4/5/11Parents: Andrew G Ida Fleming Spouse & Children: Robert Ivory Harris 1888 – 1973 Living (female) Harris Living (female) Harris Living (male)...

Patricia Ann Higgins (Charteris) MP (1932 - 2021)

Patricia Charteris HigginsJanuary 22, 1932- August 23, 2021Paddy was born in Westcliff, England and enjoyed an idyllic childhood in the English countryside. She was the daughter of the renowned author ...

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Randolph Gordon Erskine-Wemyss of Wemyss Castle MP (1858 - 1908)

Richard Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas MP (1822 - 1874)

Robert Charteris, 6th of Amisfield MP (b. - c.1506)

Charteris of Amisfield (part 1) The progenitor of this family may have moved to England from Chartres in France around the time of the Conquest. One of his descendants (a grandson ?) then probably ...

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Admiral of the Fleet Rosslyn Wemyss, 1st Baron Wester Wemyss GCB, CMG, MVO MP (1864 - 1933)

of the Fleet Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss, 1st Baron Wester Wemyss GCB, CMG, MVO (12 April 1864 – 24 May 1933), known as Sir Rosslyn Wemyss between 1916 and 1919, was a British naval commander. He served in ...

Stanley James Ira Wemyss MP (1916 - 1988)

During a career that spanned at least four decades, Stan Wemyss did time as a Government cameraman, was part of a busy commercials company, and made shows for television. Wemyss would carry his love of...

Susan Clinton (Charteris) MP (deceased)

Sir Thomas Wemyss of Reres, Kt. MP (b. - c.1478)

Seen as husband of Margaret Ayr but that seems wrong. 60 of the text:Duncan Wemyss of Reres and Elizabeth Erskine, had a son,Thomas, who, as son and heir of Duncan Wemyss, is a witness to charters by S...

Captain Walter Charteris MP (1825 - 1854)

William Charteris of Kinfauns MP (deceased)

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Agnes Younger (Wemyss) (1805 - d.)

Agnes Noria Wemyss (Eves) (1893 - 1961)

Agnes Wemyss (1542 - 1581)

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Agnes Annie Charteris (1872 - 1966)

Agnes G Wemyss (1814 - d.)

Agnes Wemyss (b. - 1668)

Robert Stewart, married (second) Agnes Wemyss, who died 20th September 1668, leaving issue:# Edward# John, afterwards of Brugh# James * s.290* The County Families Of The Shetland Islands by Frances J. ...

Agnes Bell Charteris (1853 - 1942)

Agnes never had any children.

Agnes Elsie Wemyss (1885 - 1968)

Agnes Kinnimonth (Wemyss) (1468 - 1507)

When Agnes Wemyss was born in 1468, her father, Sir John Wemyss of Strathardle, later of Wemyss, was 18 and her mother, Lady Christian Abernethy of Saltoun, was 14. She married Andrew Kinnimonth ,of Cr...

Agnes Wemyss (b. - aft.1661)

Agnes Wemyss (deceased)

Agnes Charteris (c.1626 - d.)

Agnes WEMYSS (1746 - 1835)

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Agnes Wemyss (Arcklay) (1732 - d.)

Agnes H Wemyss (1833 - 1865)

Agnes Charteris (deceased)

Charteris of Amisfield Biography: Agnes Charteris was the daughter of Sir John Charteris, 12th of Amisfield [1][2] and of Margaret Fleming, daughter of Fleming, 1st Earl Wigton.[3] Agnes Charteris m...

Alan Dudley Charteris (1860 - 1901)

Alexander David Wemyss (1904 - 1967)

Alexander Wemyss (deceased)

Alexander Wemyss (deceased)

Alexander Wemyss (1897 - d.)