Lieutenants and Lord-Lieutenants of Counties (Scotland) 1794-

A provisional list compiled by J C Sainty, September 2005

The following lieutenancies are listed:

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Parliamentary Lieutenants by county

Aberdeen 1794-

  • 1794 Gordon, Alexander (Gordon) 4th Duke of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 538). Vac. by 12 Apr. 1808 (C 3/22 no. 181).
  • 1808 Huntly, George (Gordon) styled Marquess of (succ. as 5th Duke of Gordon 17 June 1827) Gts. 12 Apr. 1808 (C 3/22 no. 181), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 60). D. 28 May 1836.
  • 1836 Erroll, William George (Hay) 18th Earl of Gts. 6 June 1836 (C 3/29 no. 207), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 91). D. 19 Apr. 1846.
  • 1846 Aberdeen, George (Hamilton Gordon) 4th Earl of Gt. 21 Apr. 1846 (C 3/36 no. 171). D. 14 Dec. 1860.
  • 1861 Huntly, George (Gordon) 10th Marquess of Gt. 13 Feb. 1861 (C 3/45 no. 59). D. 18 Sept. 1863.
  • 1863 Kintore, Francis Alexander (Keith-Falconer) 8th Earl of Gt. 28 Dec. 1863 (C 3/45 no. 88). D. 18 Jul. 1880.
  • 1880 Aberdeen, John Campbell (Hamilton Gordon) 7th Earl of (cr. Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair 4 Jan. 1916) Gt. 17 Sept. 1880 (C 3/46 no.9). D. 7 Mar. 1934.
  • 1934 Aberdeen and Temair, George (Gordon) 2nd Marquess of Gt. 11 May 1934 (C 3/49 no. 58). Res. by 29 Jan. 1959 (ibid. no. 267).
  • 1959 Forbes-Leith, Sir Robert Ian Algernon, 2nd Bt. Gt. 29 Jan. 1959 (C 3/49 no. 267). D. 17 Mar. 1973.
  • 1973 Aberdeen and Temair, David George Ian Alexander (Gordon) 4th Marquess of Gt. 18 June 1973 (C 3/50 no. 57). D. 13 Sept. 1974.
  • 1975 Mackie, Maitland (ktd. 1982) Gt. 11 Feb. 1975 (C 3/50 no. 73). Ret. by 13 May 1987 (ibid. no. 224).
  • 1987 Farquharson, Colin Andrew Gts. 13 May 1987 (C 3/50 no. 224), 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 1998.
  • 1998 Farquharson, Angus Durie Miller Gt. 19 Oct. 1998.

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Angus (Forfar) 1794-

  • 1794 Douglas, Archibald James Edward (Douglas) 1st Baron Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 523). D. 26 Dec. 1827.
  • 1828 Airlie, David (Ogilvy) 9th Earl of Gts. 5 Feb. 1828 (C 3/26 no. 160), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 108), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 92). Res. by 13 June 1849 (C 3/40 no. 110).
  • 1849 Maule, Hon. Fox (succ. as 2nd Baron Panmure 13 Apr. 1852; as 11th Earl of Dalhousie 19 Dec. 1860) Gt. 13 June 1849 (C 3/40 no. 110). D. 6 July 1874.
  • 1874 Strathmore, Claude (Bowes-Lyon) 13th Earl of Gt. 3 Aug. 1874 (C 3/45 no. 208). D. 16 Feb. 1904.
  • 1904 Strathmore, Claude George (Bowes-Lyon) 14th Earl of Gt. 28 July 1904 (C 3/48 no. 63). Res. by 15 June 1936 (C 3/49 no. 86).
  • 1936 Airlie, David Lyulph Gore Wolseley (Ogilvy) 12th Earl of Gt. 15 June 1936 (C 3/49 no. 86). Res. by 12 June 1967 (London Gazette (1967), p. 6813).
  • 1967 Dalhousie, Simon (Ramsay) 16th Earl of Gt. 15 June 1967 (London Gazette (1967), p. 6813). Vac. 1989.
  • 1989 Airlie, David George Coke Patrick (Ogilvy) 13th Earl of Gts. 6 Nov. 1989, 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 2001.
  • 2001 Osborne, Georgiana Louise Gt. 24 July 2001.

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Argyll 1794-1975; Argyll & Bute 1975-

  • 1794 Argyll, John (Campbell) 5th Duke of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (HO 106/2 p. 370). Res. by 16 Apr. 1799 (C 3/21 no. 41).
  • 1799 Lorne, George William (Campbell) styled Marquess of (succ. as 6th Duke of Argyll 24 May 1806) Gts. 16 Apr. 1799 (C 3/21 no. 41), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 107), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 134). D. 22 Oct. 1839.
  • 1839 Breadalbane, John (Campbell) 2nd Marquess of Gt. 4 Dec. 1839 (C 3/31 no. 181). D. 8 Nov. 1862.
  • 1862 Argyll, George Douglas (Campbell) 8th Duke of Gt. 15 Nov. 1862 (C 3/45 no. 78). D. 24 Apr. 1900.
  • 1900 Argyll, John Douglas Sutherland (Campbell) 9th Duke of Gt. 27 July 1900 (C 3/47 no. 220). D. 2 May 1914.
  • 1914 Breadalbane, Gavin (Campbell) 1st Marquess of Gt. 17 Aug. 1914 (C 3/48 no. 182). D. 19 Oct. 1922.
  • 1923 Argyll, Niall Diarmid (Campbell) 10th Duke of Gt. 20 Feb. 1923 (C 3/48 no. 257). D. 20 Aug. 1949.
  • 1949 Campbell, Sir Bruce Atta, Kt. Gt. 5 Dec. 1949 (C 3/49 no. 189). D. 28 Aug. 1954 (WWW, v, 176).
  • 1954 Maclean, Sir Charles Hector Fitzroy, 11th Bt. (cr. Baron Maclean 9 Feb. 1971) Gt. 24 Nov. 1954 (C 3/49 no. 225) D. 8 Feb. 1990.
  • 1990 Bute, John (Crichton Stuart) 6th Marquess of Gt. 23 May 1990. D. 21 July 1993.
  • 1994 Fletcher, Archibald Ian Gt. 1 Feb. 1994. D. 27 Apr. 1995 (WWW, ix, 186).
  • 1996 Argyll, Ian (Campbell) 12th Duke of Gts. 16 Feb. 1996, 24 Apr. 1996. D. 21 Apr. 2001.
  • 2001 Office vacant
  • 2002 MacKinnon, Kenneth Alasdair Gt. 17 July 2002.

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Ayr 1794-1975; Ayr & Arran 1975-

  • 1794 Eglintoun, Archibald (Montgomerie) 11th Earl of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 505). D. 30 Oct. 1796.
  • 1796 Eglintoun, Hugh (Montgomerie) 12th Earl of Gt. 23 Nov. 1796 (C 3/20 no. 615). D. 15 Dec. 1819.
  • 1820 Glasgow, George (Boyle) 4th Earl of Gts. 7 Jan. 1820 (C 3/25 no. 4), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 71), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 138). Revoked 15 Aug. 1842 (C 3/33 no. 29).
  • 1842 Eglintoun, Archibald William (Montgomerie) 13th Earl of Gt. 15 Aug. 1842 (C 3/33 no. 29). D. 4 Oct. 1861.
  • 1861 Ailsa, Archibald (Kennedy) 2nd Marquess of Gt. 4 Dec. 1861 (C 3/45 no. 72). D. 20 Mar. 1870.
  • 1870 Stair, John Hamilton (Dalrymple) 10th Earl of Gt. 15 June 1870 (C 3/45 no. 177). Res. by 17 Mar. 1897 (C 3/47 no. 94).
  • 1897 Eglintoun, George Arnulph (Montgomerie) 15th Earl of Gt. 17 Mar. 1897 (C 3/47 no. 94). D. 10 Aug. 1919.
  • 1919 Ailsa, Archibald (Kennedy) 3rd Marquess of Gt. 16 Nov. 1919 (C 3/48 no. 215). Res. by 18 Feb. 1937 (C 3/49 no. 95).
  • 1937 Fergusson, Sir Charles, 7th Bt. Gt. 18 Feb. 1937 (C 3/49 no. 95). Ret. by 17 July 1950 (ibid. no. 191).
  • 1950 Hughes-Onslow, Geoffrey Henry (ktd. 1959) Gt. 17 July 1950 (C 3/49 no. 191). Term expired by 7 Apr. 1969 (C 3/50 no. 10).
  • 1969 Fergusson, Sir James, 8th Bt. Gt. 7 Apr. 1969 (C 3/50 no. 10). D. 25 Oct. 1973.
  • 1974 Knox, Bryce Muir (ktd. 1990) Gt. 5 Mar. 1974 (C 3/50 no. 64). Vac. 1991.
  • 1991 Henderson, Richard Yates Gts. 1991, 24 Apr. 1996.

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Banff 1794-

  • 1794 Fife, James (Duff) 2nd Earl Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 532). D. 24 Jan. 1809.
  • 1809 Office vacant
  • 1813 Fife, James (Duff) 4th Earl Gts. 8 June 1813 (C 19/1 ff. 39-41), 31 July 1830 (HO 106/8 p. 22), 6 Oct. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 121). Res. by 17 Mar. 1856 (C 3/44 no. 210).
  • 1856 Duff, James (succ. as 5th Earl Fife 9 Mar. 1857) Gt. 17 Mar. 1856 (C 3/44 no. 210). D. 7 Aug. 1879.
  • 1879 Richmond, Charles Henry (Gordon-Lennox) 6th Duke of Gt. 22 Aug. 1879 (C 3/45 no. 253). D. 27 Sept. 1903.
  • 1903 Richmond, Charles Henry (Gordon-Lennox) 7th Duke of Gt. 16 Nov. 1903 (C 3/48 no. 33). D. 18 Jan. 1928.
  • 1928 Findlay, Sir John Ritchie, 1st Bt. Gt. 11 Apr. 1928 (C 3/49 no. 2). D. 13 Apr. 1930.
  • 1930 Archibald, James Gt. 19 July 1930 (C 3/49 no. 26). D. 8 Sept. 1946 (WWW, iv, 30).
  • 1946 Abercromby, Sir George William, 8th Bt. Gt. 21 Dec. 1946 (C 3/49 no. 153). D. 9 Sept. 1964.
  • 1965 Grant-Duff, Thomas Robert Gt. 15 Jan. 1965 (C 3/49 no. 331). Vac. 1987.
  • 1987 McPherson, James Alexander Strachan Gts. 11 Dec. 1987, 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 2002.
  • 2003 Russell, Clare Nancy Gt. 19 Feb. 2003.

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Berwick 1794-

  • 1794 Home, Alexander (Home; from 1814 Ramsey-Home) 10th Earl of Gts. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 521), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 113), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 113). D. 20 Oct. 1841.
  • 1841 Lauderdale, James (Maitland) 9th Earl of Gt. 2 Nov. 1841 (C 3/32 no. 213). D. 22 Aug. 1860.
  • 1860 Robertson, David (cr. Baron Marjoribanks 12 June 1873) Gt. 10 Dec. 1860 (C 3/45 no. 54). D. 19 June 1873.
  • 1873 Roxburghe, James Henry Robert (Innes-Ker) 6th Duke of Gt. 9 July 1873 (C 3/45 no. 198). D. 23 Apr. 1879.
  • 1879 Dunglass, Charles Alexander (Douglas-Home) styled Lord (succ. as 12th Earl of Home 4 July 1881) Gt. 20 June 1879 (C 3/45 no. 250). Res. by 4 Mar. 1890 (C 3/46 no. 133).
  • 1890 Lauderdale, Frederick Henry (Maitland) 13th Earl of Gt. 4 Mar. 1890 (C 3/46 no. 133). Res. by 5 Jan. 1901 (C 3/47 no. 236).
  • 1901 Binning, George (Baillie-Hamilton) styled Lord Gt. 5 Jan. 1901 (C 3/47 no. 236). D. 12 Jan. 1917.
  • 1917 Balfour, Charles Barrington Gt. 30 May 1917 (C 3/48 no. 196). D. 31 Aug. 1921 (WWW, ii, 46).
  • 1922 Hope, Charles Gt. 23 Jan. 1922 (C 3/48 no. 244). D. 25 Aug. 1930 (WWW, iii, 361).
  • 1930 Home, Charles Cospatrick Archibald (Douglas-Home) 13th Earl of Gt. 8 Dec. 1930 (C 3/49 no. 27). D. 11 July 1951.
  • 1952 Haddington, George (Baillie-Hamilton) 12th Earl of Gt. 11 Jan. 1952 (C 3/49 no. 204). Term expired by 13 Oct. 1969 (C 3/50 no. 15).
  • 1969 Swan, William Bertram (ktd. 1988) Gt. 13 Oct. 1969 (C 3/50 no. 15). Vac. 1989.
  • 1989 Swinton, Sir John, Kt. Gts. 10 Oct. 1989, 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 2000.
  • 2000 Trotter, Alexander Richard Gt. 20 Sept. 2000.

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Bute 1794-1975

  • 1794 Bute, John (Stuart) 4th Earl of (cr. Marquess of Bute 1 Mar. 1796) Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 516). D. 16 Nov. 1814.
  • 1815 Bute, John (Crichton-Stuart) 2nd Marquess of Gts. 2 Jan. 1815 (C 3/24 no. 40), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 100), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 112). D. 18 Mar. 1848.
  • 1848 Crichton-Stuart, Lord Patrick James Herbert Gt. 17 Apr, 1848 (C 3/39 no. 28). D. 7 Sept. 1859 (Burke's Peerage (1970), p. 424).
  • 1859 Crichton-Stuart, James Frederick Dudley Gt. 14 Nov. 1859 (C 3/45 no. 38). D. 24 Oct. 1891 (Burke's Peerage (1970), p. 424).
  • 1892 Bute, John Patrick (Crichton-Stuart) 3rd Marquess of Gt. 13 Feb. 1892 (C 3/46 no. 191). D. 9 Oct. 1900.
  • 1901 Murray, Andrew Graham (cr. Baron Dunedin 9 Mar. 1905) Gt. 1 Jan. 1901 (C 3/47 no. 234). Res. by 31 Mar. 1905 (C 3/48 no. 84).
  • 1905 Bute, John (Crichton-Stuart) 4th Marquess of Gt. 31 Mar. 1905 (C 3/48 no. 84). Res. by 24 June 1920 (ibid. no. 230).
  • 1920 Graham, James (Graham) styled Marquess of (succ. as 6th Duke of Montrose 10 Dec. 1925) Gt. 24 June 1920 (C 3/48 no. 230). Res. by 15 Apr. 1953 (C 3/49 no. 217).
  • 1953 Crichton-Stuart, Lord Colum Edmund Gt. 15 Apr. 1953 (C 3/49 no. 217). D. 18 Aug. 1957 (WWW, v, 257).
  • 1958 Crichton-Stuart, Lord Robert Gt. 12 June 1958 (C 3/49 no. 261). Res. by 19 July 1963 (ibid. no. 312).
  • 1963 Graham, Ronald Gt. 19 July 1963 (C 3/49 no. 312). D. 23 June 1967 (WWW, vi, 466).
  • 1967 Bute, John (Crichton-Stuart) 6th Marquess of Gt. 12 Oct. 1967 (C 3/49 no. 356). Vac. 1975.

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Caithness 1794-

  • 1794 Caithness, James (Sinclair) 12th Earl of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 541). D. 16 July 1823.
  • 1823 Caithness, Alexander Campbell (Sinclair) 13th Earl of Gts. 19 Aug. 1823 (C 3/25 no. 158), 31 July 1830 (HO 106/8 p. 22), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 135). D. 24 Dec. 1855.
  • 1856 Caithness, James (Sinclair) 14th Earl of Gt. 29 Feb. 1856 (C 3/44 no. 207). D. 28 Mar. 1881.
  • 1881 Caithness, George Philips Alexander (Sinclair) 15th Earl of Gt. 7 May 1881 (C 3/46 no. 15). D. 28 May 1889.
  • 1889 Portland, William John Arthur James (Cavendish-Bentinck) 6th Duke of Gt. 26 July 1889 (C 3/46 no. 113). Res. by 4 Nov. 1919 (C 3/48 no. 217).
  • 1919 Sinclair, Sir Archibald Henry Macdonald, 4th Bt. (cr. Viscount Thurso 10 Apr. 1952) Gt. 4 Nov. 1919 (C 3/48 no. 217). Res. by 12 Aug. 1964 (C 3/49 no. 326).
  • 1964 Murray, Sir George David Keith, Kt. Gt. 12 Aug. 1964 (C 3/49 no. 326). D. 12 Oct. 1965 (WWW, vi, 817).
  • 1965 Sinclair, John Gt. 10 Dec. 1965 (C 3/49 no. 341). Term expired by 1 May 1973 (C 3/50 no. 55).
  • 1973 Thurso, Robin Macdonald (Sinclair) 2nd Viscount Gt. 1 May 1973 (C 3/50 no. 55). D. 29 Apr. 1995.
  • 1996 Dunnett, Graham Thomas Gt. 16 Feb. 1996, 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 2004.
  • 2004 Dunnett, Margaret Annie Geddes Gt. 12 May 2004.

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Clackmannan 1794-

  • 1794 Cathcart, William Schaw (Cathcart) 10th Lord Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 625). Res. by 13 Aug. 1798 (HO 106/2 p. 538).
  • 1798 Abercromby, Sir Ralph, Kt. Gt. 13 Aug. 1798 (HO 106/2 p. 538). D. 28 Mar. 1801 (DNB).
  • 1801 Cathcart, William Schaw (Cathcart) 10th Lord Gt. 18 Dec. 1801 (HO 106/3 pp. 155-7). Vac. by 18 Mar. 1803 (ibid. p. 211).
  • 1803 Mansfield, David William (Murray) 3rd Earl of Gts. 18 Mar. 1803 (HO 106/3 p. 211), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 122), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 90). D. 18 Feb. 1840.
  • 1840 Abercromby, Hon. George Ralph (succ. as 3rd Baron Abercromby 14 Feb. 1843) Gt. 20 Apr. 1840 (HO 106/10 pp. 521-2). D. 25 June 1852.
  • 1852 Mansfield, William David (Murray) 4th Earl of Gt. 30 July 1852 (C 3/44 no. 101). D. 2 Aug. 1898.
  • 1898 Mar & Kellie, Walter John Francis (Erskine) 12th & 14th Earl of Gt. 14 Oct. 1898 (C 3/47 no. 139). D. 3 June 1955.
  • 1955 Younger, James Paton (ktd. 1961) Gt. 15 Aug. 1955 (C 3/49 no. 236). Term expired by 30 Sept. 1966 (ibid. no. 345).
  • 1966 Mar & Kellie, John Francis Hervey (Erskine) 13th & 15th Earl of Gt. 30 Sept. 1966 (C 3/49 no. 345). D. 22 Dec. 1993.
  • 1993 Office vacant
  • 1995 Stewart, Robert Christie Gts. 16 Jan. 1995, 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 2001.
  • 2001 Cruickshank, Sheena Carlin Gt. 27 Sept. 2001.

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Cromarty 1794-1892

  • 1794 McLeod, Robert Bruce Aeneas Gts. 5 May 1794 (C 3/20 no. 512), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 103). Res. by 6 May 1833 (C 3/28 no. 68).
  • 1833 McLeod, Roderick Gts. 6 May 1833 (C 3/28 no. 68), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 94). D. 13 Mar. 1853 (MEB, ii, 658).
  • 1853 Stafford, George Granville William (Sutherland-Leveson-Gower) styled Marquess of (succ. as 3rd Duke of Sutherland 28 Feb. 1861) Gt. 2 Apr. 1853 (C 3/44 no. 145). D. 22 Sept. 1892.

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Dumfries 1794-

  • 1794 Queensberry, William (Douglas) 4th Duke of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 529). Res. by 17 Nov. 1797 (ibid. no. 624).
  • 1797 Dalkeith, Charles William Henry (Montagu Scott) styled Earl of (succ. as 4th Duke of Buccleuch 11 Jan. 1822) Gt. 17 Nov. 1797 (C 3/20 no. 624). D. 20 Apr. 1819.
  • 1819 Queensberry, Charles (Douglas) 6th Marquess of Gts. 8 June 1819 (C 3/24 no. 234), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 123), 29 Aug. 1837 (HO 106/10 p. 7). D. 3 Dec. 1837.
  • 1837 Queensberry, John (Douglas) 7th Marquess of Gt. 8 Dec. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 154). Res. by 31 Aug. 1850 (C 3/42 no. 40).
  • 1850 Drumlanrig, Archibald William (Douglas) styled Viscount (succ. as 8th Marquess of Queensberry 19 Dec. 1856) Gt. 31 Aug. 1850 (C 3/42 no. 40). Res. by 18 Mar. 1858 (C 3/45 no. 14).
  • 1858 Dalkeith, William Henry Walter (Montagu-Douglas-Scott) styled Earl of (succ. as 6th Duke of Buccleuch 16 Apr. 1884) Gt. 18 Mar. 1858 (C 3/45 no. 14). D. 5 Nov. 1914.
  • 1915 Buccleuch, John Charles (Montagu-Douglas-Scott) 7th Duke of Gt. 4 Jan. 1915 (C 3/48 no. 186). D. 19 Oct. 1935.
  • 1936 Carruthers, Francis John Gt. 29 Jan. 1936 (C 3/49 no. 82). D. 22 May 1945 (WWW, iv, 193).
  • 1946 Gladstone, Sir Hugh Steuart, Kt. Gt. 14 Jan. 1946 (C 3/49 no. 146). D. 5 Apr. 1949 (WWW, iv, 438).
  • 1949 Crabbe, John Gordon (ktd. 1957) Gt. 22 July 1949 (C 3/49 no. 186). D. 1 Nov. 1961 (WWW, vi, 251).
  • 1962 Scott-Elliot, James Gt. 27 Mar. 1962 (C 3/49 no. 298). Res. by 27 Nov. 1967 (C 3/50 no. 2).
  • 1967 Duncan, Sir Arthur Bryce, Kt. Gt. 27 Nov. 1967 (C 3/50 no. 2). Res. by 14 Jan. 1970 (ibid. no. 16).
  • 1970 McCall, Kenneth Murray Gt. 14 Jan. 1970 (C 3/50 no. 16). Res. by 7 Jan. 1973 (ibid. no. 49).
  • 1973 Turner, Sir William Francis Robert, Kt. Gt. 7 Jan. 1973 (C 3/50 no. 49). Res. by 5 May 1982 (ibid. no. 183).
  • 1982 Jardine Paterson, Arthur James Gt. 5 May 1982 (C 3/50 no. 183). D. 10 Feb. 1988 (WWW, viii, 391).
  • 1988 Milne Home, John Gavin Gt. 16 Aug. 1988. Vac. 1991.
  • 1991 Cunningham-Jardine, Ronald Charles Gts. 16 Dec. 1991, 24 Apr. 1996.

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Dunbarton 1794-

  • 1794 Elphinstone, John (Elphinstone) 11th Lord Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 537). D. 19 Aug. 1794.
  • 1794 Elphinstone, John (Elphinstone) 12th Lord Gt. 19 Nov. 1794 (HO 106/2 p. 403). D. 20 May 1813.
  • 1813 Montrose, James (Graham) 3rd Duke of Gts. 10 July 1813 (HO 106/4 p. 300), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 93). D. 30 Dec. 1836.
  • 1837 Colquhoun, Sir James, 4th Bt. Gts. 14 Jan. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 1), 29 Aug. 1837 (ibid. no. 114). D. 18 Dec. 1873.
  • 1874 Crum-Ewing, Humphrey Ewing Gt. 23 Feb. 1874 (C 3/45 no. 204). D. 3 July 1887 (MEB, iv, 818).
  • 1887 Colquhoun, Sir James, 5th Bt. Gt. 24 Aug. 1887 (C 3/46 no. 71). D. 13 Mar. 1907.
  • 1907 Overtoun, James Campbell (White) 1st Baron Gt. 13 Apr. 1907 (C 3/48 no. 122). D. 15 Feb. 1908.
  • 1908 Inverclyde, James Cleland (Burns) 3rd Baron Gt. 21 May 1908 (C 3/48 no. 131). D. 16 Aug. 1919.
  • 1919 Colquhoun, Sir Iain, 7th Bt. Gt. 4 Nov. 1919 (C 3/48 no. 214). D. 12 Nov. 1948.
  • 1949 Telfer-Smollett, Alexander Patrick Drummond Gt. 2 Feb. 1949 (C 3/49 no. 173). D. 9 Oct. 1954 (WWW, v, 1073).
  • 1955 Cunninghame-Graham, Sir Angus Edward Malise Bontine, Kt. Gt. 5 Jan. 1955 (C 3/49 no. 228). Term expired by 14 May 1968 (C 3/50 no. 5).
  • 1968 Arbuthnott, Robert Gt. 14 May 1968 (C 3/50 no. 5). Term expired by 1 Dec. 1975 (ibid. no. 136).
  • 1975 Robertson, James Cassels Gt. 1 Dec. 1975 (C 3/50 no. 136). D. 9 Dec. 1978 (WWW, vii, 676).
  • 1979 Pearson, Alastair Stevenson Gt. 20 June 1979 (C 3/50 no. 158). Vac. 1990.
  • 1990 Hardie, Donald David Graeme Gts. 16 Aug. 1990, 24 Apr. 1996.

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East Lothian (Haddington) 1794-

  • 1794 Tweeddale, George (Hay) 7th Marquess of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 514). D. 9 Aug. 1804.
  • 1804 Haddington, Charles (Hamilton) 8th Earl of Gt. 18 Sept. 1804 (C 3/22 no. 2). Res. by 10 Feb. 1823 (C 3/25 no. 114).
  • 1823 Tweeddale, George (Hay) 8th Marquess of Gt. 10 Feb. 1823 (C 3/25 no. 114), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 117), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 139). D. 10 Oct. 1876.
  • 1876 Haddington, George (Baillie-Hamilton-Arden) 11th Earl of Gt. 14 Nov. 1876 (C 3/45 no. 226). D. 11 June 1917.
  • 1918 Wemyss, Hugo Richard (Charteris) 11th Earl of Gt. 25 Jan. 1918 (C 3/48 no. 199). D. 12 July 1937.
  • 1937 Polwarth, Walter George (Hepburne-Scott) 9th Lord Gt. 17 Sept. 1937 (C 3/49 no. 100). Res. by 17 Aug. 1944 (ibid. no. 128).
  • 1944 Tweeddale, William George Montagu (Hay) 11th Marquess of Gt. 17 Aug. 1944 (C 3/49 no. 128). D. 30 Mar. 1967.
  • 1967 Wemyss, Francis David (Charteris) 12th Earl of Gt. 21 June 1967 (C 3/49 no. 352). Res. by 26 Jan. 1987 (C 3/50 no. 221).
  • 1987 Hamilton-Dalrymple, Sir Hew Fleetwood, 10th Bt. Gt. 26 Jan. 1987 (C 3/50 no. 221), 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 2001.
  • 2001 Morrison, William Garth Gt. 30 July 2001.

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Edinburgh see Midlothian

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Elgin see Moray

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Fife 1794-

  • 1794 Crawford, George (Lindsay-Crawford) 22nd Earl of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 517). Vac. by 7 Mar. 1807 (HO 106/3 pp. 405-08).
  • 1807 Elgin, Thomas (Bruce) 7th Earl of Gt. 7 Mar. 1807 (HO 106/3 pp. 405-08). Vac. by 20 May 1807 (C 3/22 no. 130).
  • 1807 Crawford, George (Lindsay-Crawford) 22nd Earl of Gt. 20 May 1807 (C 3/22 no. 130). D. 30 June 1808.
  • 1808 Morton, George (Douglas) 16th Earl of Gt. 18 July 1808 (C 3/22 no. 195). Res. by 11 June 1824 (C 3/25 no. 192).
  • 1824 Kellie, Thomas (Erskine) 9th Earl of Gt. 11 June 1824 (C 3/25 no. 192). D. 6 Feb. 1828.
  • 1828 Rosslyn, James (St. Clair-Erskine) 2nd Earl of Gts. 23 Feb. 1828 (C 3/26 no. 163), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 94). D. 18 Jan. 1837.
  • 1837 Ferguson, Robert Gts. 14 Feb. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 11), 29 Aug. 1837 (ibid. no. 96). D. 3 Dec. 1840 (GM (1841), n.s., xv, 315).
  • 1840 Erskine Wemyss, James Gt. 17 Dec. 1840 (C 3/32 no 45). D. 3 Apr. 1854 (Burke's Landed Gentry (1937), p. 2420).
  • 1854 Elgin, James (Bruce) 8th Earl of Gt. 22 Apr. 1854 (C 3/44 no. 181). D. 20 Nov. 1863.
  • 1864 Erkine Wemyss, James Hay Gt. 30 Jan. 1864 (C 3/45 no. 91). D. 29 Mar. 1864 (Burke's Landed Gentry (1937), p. 2420).
  • 1864 Anstruther, Sir Robert, 5th Bt. Gt. 11 June 1864 (C 3/45 no. 95). D. 21 Apr. 1886.
  • 1886 Elgin, Victor Alexander (Bruce) 9th Earl of Gt. 5 Aug. 1886 (C 3/46 no. 60). D. 18 Jan. 1917.
  • 1917 Robertson, Sir William, Kt. Gt. 21 May 1917 (C 3/48 no. 195). D. 27 Feb. 1923 (WWW, ii, 898).
  • 1923 Anstruther, Sir Ralph William, 6th Bt. Gt. 29 Mar. 1923 (C 3/48 no. 258). D. 30 Sept. 1934.
  • 1935 Elgin, Edward James (Bruce) 10th Earl of Gt. 5 Jan. 1935 (C 3/49 no. 65). Res. by 20 Jan. 1965 (ibid. no. 332).
  • 1965 McWilliam, John (ktd. 1970) Gt. 20 Jan. 1965 (C 3/49 no. 332). D. 7 Aug. 1974 (WWW, vii, 510).
  • 1975 Kilmany, William John St. Clair (Anstruther-Gray) Baron Gt. 1 Jan. 1975 (C 3/50 no. 72). Term expired by 28 Feb. 1980 (ibid. no. 161).
  • 1980 Gilmour, Sir John Edward, 3rd Bt. Gt. 28 Feb. 1980 (C 3/50 no. 161). Vac. 1987.
  • 1987 Elgin, Andrew Douglas Alexander Thomas (Bruce) 11th Earl of Gts. 11 Dec. 1987, 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 1999.
  • 1999 Dean, Catherine Margaret Gt. 13 Sept. 1999.

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Forfar see Angus

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Haddington see East Lothian

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Inverness 1794-

  • 1794 Grant, Sir James, 8th Bt. Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 511). Res. by 2 Sept. 1809 (C 3/23 no. 29).
  • 1809 Grant, Francis William (succ. as 6th Earl of Seafield 26 Oct. 1840) Gts. 2 Sept. 1809 (C 3/23 no. 29), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 97), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 120). D. 30 July 1853.
  • 1853 Lovat, Thomas Alexander (Fraser) 12th Lord Gt. 26 Aug. 1853 (C 3/44 no. 163). Res. by 18 Apr. 1873 (C 3/45 no. 191).
  • 1873 Fraser, Hon. Simon (succ. as 13th Lord Lovat 28 June 1875) Gt. 18 Apr. 1873 (C 3/45 no. 191). D. 6 Sept. 1887.
  • 1887 Cameron, Donald Gt. 17 Oct. 1887 (C 3/46 no. 70). D. 30 Nov. 1905 (WWW, i, 113).
  • 1905 Mackintosh, Alfred Donald Gt. 11 Dec. 1905 (C 3/48 no. 111). D. 14 Nov. 1938 (WWW, iii, 872).
  • 1939 Cameron, Sir Donald Walter, Kt. Gt. 2 Jan. 1939 (C 3/49 no. 107). D. 11 Oct. 1951 (WWW, v, 173).
  • 1952 Macdonald, Alexander Godfrey (Macdonald) 7th Baron Gt. 28 Jan. 1952 (C 3/49 no. 205). D. 29 Nov. 1970.
  • 1971 Cameron, Donald Hamish (ktd. 1973) Gt. 31 Jan. 1971 (C 3/50 no. 29). Ret. by 25 Oct. 1985 (ibid. no. 210).
  • 1985 Mackintosh, Lachlan Ronald Duncan Gt. 25 Oct. 1985 (C 3/50 no. 210). D. 26 Dec. 1995 (WWW, ix, 355).
  • 1996 Gray of Contin, James Hector Northey (Gray) Baron Gt. 5 Dec. 1996. Vac. 2002.
  • 2002 Cameron, Donald Angus Gt. 19 Nov. 1002.

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Kincardine 1794-

  • 1794 Kintore, Anthony Adrian (Keith-Falconer) 5th Earl of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 506). D. 30 Aug. 1804.
  • 1804 Arbuthnott, John (Arbuthnott) 8th Viscount Gts. 5 Oct. 1804 (C 3/22 no. 7), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 95), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 109). Res. by 22 Apr. 1847 (C 3/38 no. 2).
  • 1847 Burnett, Sir Thomas, 8th Bt. Gt. 22 Apr. 1847 (C 3/38 no. 2). D. 16 Feb. 1849.
  • 1849 Carnegie, Sir James, 6th Bt. (restored as 6th Earl of Southesk 24 July 1855) Gt. 30 Mar. 1849 (C 3/40 no. 56). Res. by 28 May 1856 (C 3/44 no. 215).
  • 1856 Kintore, Francis Alexander (Keith-Falconer) 8th Earl of Gt. 28 May 1856 (C 3/44 no. 215). Res. by 30 Dec. 1863 (C 3/45 no. 89).
  • 1863 Burnett, Sir James Horn, 10th Bt. Gt. 30 Dec. 1863 (C 3/45 no. 89). D. 17 Sept. 1876.
  • 1876 Gladstone, Sir Thomas, 2nd Bt. Gt. 7 Oct. 1876 (C 3/45 no. 225). D. 20 Mar. 1889.
  • 1889 Baird, Alexander (cr. Bt. 8 Mar. 1897) Gt. 24 Dec. 1889 (C 3/46 no. 124). Res. by 25 Jan. 1918 (C 3/48 no. 200).
  • 1918 Burnett, Sir Thomas, 12th Bt. Gt. 25 Jan. 1918 (C 3/48 no. 200). Res. by 20 Jan. 1926 (ibid. no. 287).
  • 1926 Gladstone, Sir John Robert, 3rd Bt. Gt. 20 Jan. 1926 (C 3/48 no. 287). D. 25 June 1926.
  • 1926 Arbuthnott, John Ogilvy (Arbuthnott) 14th Viscount Gt. 22 July 1926 (C 3/48 no. 295). D. 17 Oct. 1960.
  • 1960 Arbuthnott, Robert Keith (Arbuthnott) 15th Viscount Gt. 20 Dec. 1960 (C 3/49 no. 288). D. 14 Dec. 1966.
  • 1967 Saunders, Geoffrey Anderson Murray Gt. 22 Mar. 1967 (C 3/49 no. 348). Res. by 8 Feb. 1977 (C 3/50 no. 145).
  • 1977 Arbuthnott, John Campbell (Arbuthnott) 16th Viscount Gt. 8 Feb. 1977 (C 3/50 no. 145). Vac. 1999.
  • 2000 Smart, John Dalzell Beveridge Gt. 24 Jan. 2000.

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Kinross 1794-1975

  • 1794 Graham, George Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 534). D. 18 Dec. 1801 (HP 1790-1820, iv, 48).
  • 1802 Adam, William Gts. 30 Jan. 1802 (HO 106/3 pp. 164-7; C 3/21 no. 148 - 30 Jan. 1800 (sic), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 102), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 115). D. 17 Feb. 1839 (DNB).
  • 1839 Adam, Sir Charles, Kt. Gt. 28 Mar. 1839 (C 3/31 no. 50). D. 16 Sept. 1853 (MEB, i, 13).
  • 1854 Graham-Montgomery, Sir Graham, 3rd Bt. Gt. 7 Aug. 1854 (C 3/44 no. 184). D. 2 June 1901.
  • 1901 Moncrieff, Henry James (Moncreiff) 2nd Baron Gt. 16 July 1901 (C 3/47 no. 261). D. 3 Mar. 1909.
  • 1909 Adam, Sir Charles Elphinstone, 1st Bt. Gt. 26 Mar. 1909 (C 3/48 no. 150). Res. by 9 Nov. 1911 (ibid. no. 160).
  • 1911 Moubray, John James Gt. 9 Nov. 1911 (C 3/48 no. 160). D. 21 Oct. 1928 (WWW, ii, 754).
  • 1928 Haig, Alexander Price Gt. 6 Dec. 1928 (C 3/49 no. 5). Res. by 8 Mar. 1934 (ibid. no. 55).
  • 1934 Purvis-Russell-Montgomery, Sir Henry James, 7th Bt. Gt. 8 Mar. 1934 (C 3/49 no. 55). Res. by 9 Mar. 1937 (ibid. no. 96).
  • 1937 Clyde, James Avon (Clyde) styled Lord Gt. 9 Mar. 1937 (C 3/49 no. 96). D. 16 June 1944.
  • 1944 Purvis-Russell-Montgomery, Henry Keith Gt. 9 Oct. 1944 (C 3/49 no. 129). D. 1 Oct. 1954 (WWW, v, 780).
  • 1955 Adam, Charles Keith Gt. 15 Jan. 1955 (C 3/49 no. 230). Term expired by 27 May 1966 (ibid. no. 343).
  • 1966 Stewart, Robert Christie Gt. 27 May 1966 (C 3/49 no. 343). Res. by 12 June 1974 (C 3/50 no. 70).
  • 1974 Butter, David Henry (ktd. 1991) Gt. 12 June 1974 (C 3/50 no. 70). Lord-Lieutenant of Perth & Kinross 1975.

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Kircudbright 1794-

  • 1794 Garlies, George (Stewart) styled Viscount Gt. 5 Nov. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 556). Res. by 28 June 1803 (HO 106/3 pp. 220-23; C 3/22 no. 4 - 28 June 1804 (sic)).
  • 1803 Galloway, John (Stewart) 7th Earl of Gt. 28 June 1803 (HO 106/3 pp. 220-23; C 3/22 no. 4 - 28 June 1804 (sic)). D. 13 Nov. 1806.
  • 1807 Selkirk, Thomas (Douglas) 5th Earl of Gt. 24 Mar. 1807 (HO 106/3 p. 411). D. 8 Apr. 1820.
  • 1820 Galloway, George (Stewart) 8th Earl of Gt. 10 June 1820 (C 3/25 no. 5). Res. by 9 July 1828 (C 3/26 no. 189).
  • 1828 Garlies, Randolph (Stewart) styled Viscount (succ. as 9th Earl of Galloway 27 Mar. 1834) Gts. 9 July 1828 (C 3/26 no. 189), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 128), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 117). Res. by 29 May 1845 (C 3/36 no. 92).
  • 1845 Selkirk, Dunbar James (Douglas) 6th Earl of Gt. 29 May 1845 (C 3/36 no. 92). D. 11 Apr. 1885.
  • 1885 Herries, Marmaduke Francis (Constable-Maxwell) 11th Lord Gt. 26 May 1885 (C 3/46 no. 42). D. 6 Oct. 1908.
  • 1908 Dudgeon, Robert Francis Gt. 9 Nov. 1908 (C 3/48 no. 135). D. 4 Oct. 1932 (WWW, iii, 388).
  • 1932 Galloway, Randolph Algernon Ronald (Stewart) 12th Earl of Gt. 17 Nov. 1932 (C 3/49 no. 45). Res. by 7 Sept. 1975 (C 3/50 no. 105).
  • 1975 Batchelor, Gordon Guthrie Malcolm Gt. 7 Sept. 1975 (C 3/50 no. 105). D. 16 Nov. 1976 (WWW, vii, 49).
  • 1977 Ross, Walter John Macdonald Gt. 1 Feb. 1977 (C 3/50 no. 144). D. 29 July 1982 (WWW, viii, 653).
  • 1982 Sinclair, Charles Murray Kennedy (St. Clair) 17th Lord Gt. 24 Nov. 1982 (C 3/50 no. 187). Vac. 1989.
  • 1989 Herries, Sir Michael Alexander Robert Young, Kt. Gt. 26 July 1989. D. 6 May 1995 (WWW, ix, 248).
  • 1996 Arthur, Sir John Norman Stewart, Kt. Gts. 16 Feb. 1996, 24 Apr. 1996.

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Lanark 1794-

  • 1794 Hamilton, Douglas (Hamilton) 8th Duke of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 513). D. 2 Aug. 1799.
  • 1799 Hamilton, Archibald (Hamilton) 9th Duke of Gt. 30 Nov. 1799 (C 3/21 no. 41). Res. by 1 Nov. 1802 (ibid. no. 173(2)).
  • 1802 Douglas, Alexander (Hamilton) styled Marquess of (succ. as 10th Duke of Hamilton 16 Feb. 1819) Gts. 1 Nov. 1802 (C 3/21 no. 173(2), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 116), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 101). D. 18 Aug. 1852.
  • 1852 Hamilton, William Alexander Anthony Archibald (Hamilton) 11th Duke of Gt. 1 Oct. 1852 (C 3/44 no. 130). D. 15 July 1863.
  • 1863 Belhaven and Stenton, Robert Montgomery (Hamilton) 8th Lord Gt. 6 Aug. 1863 (C 3/45 no. 84). D. 22 Dec. 1868.
  • 1869 Colebrooke, Sir Thomas Edward, 4th Bt. Gt. 27 Jan. 1869 (C 3/45 no. 154). D. 11 Jan. 1890.
  • 1890 Home, Charles Alexander (Douglas-Home) 12th Earl of Gt. 1 Feb. 1890 (C 3/46 no. 130). Res. by 14 Oct. 1915 (C 3/48 no. 189).
  • 1915 Newlands, James Henry Cecil (Hozier) 2nd Baron Gt. 14 Oct. 1915 (C 3/48 no. 189). Res. by 18 Apr. 1921 (ibid. no. 237).
  • 1921 Stewart, Sir Robert King, Kt. Gt. 18 Apr. 1921 (C 3/48 no. 237). D. 20 Dec. 1930 (WWW, iii, 1293).
  • 1931 Knox, James (ktd. 1932) Gt. 21 Mar. 1931 (C 3/49 no. 28). D. 8 May 1938 (WWW, iii, 766).
  • 1938 Hamilton of Dalzell, Gavin George (Hamilton) 2nd Baron Gt. 6 July 1938 (C 3/49 no. 103). D. 23 June 1952.
  • 1952 Clydesmuir, David John (Colville) 1st Baron Gt. 26 Aug. 1952 (C 3/49 no. 215). D. 31 Oct. 1954.
  • 1955 Stephen, Sir Alexander Murray, Kt. Gt. 28 Jan. 1955 (C 3/49 no. 231). Res. by 16 June 1959 (ibid. no. 271).
  • 1959 Stewart, John Christie Gt. 16 June 1959 (C 3/49 no. 271). Term expired by 21 Aug. 1963 (ibid. no. 313).
  • 1963 Clydesmuir, Ronald John Bilsland (Colville) 2nd Baron Gt. 21 Aug. 1963 (C 3/49 no. 313). Vac. 1992.
  • 1992 Sneddon, Hutchison Burt Gts. 17 Aug. 1992, 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 1999.
  • 1999 Office vacant
  • 2001 Cox, Gilbert Kirkwood Gt. 1 Feb. 2001.

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Linlithgow see West Lothian

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Midlothian (Edinburgh) 1794-

  • 1794 Buccleuch, Henry (Scott) 3rd Duke of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 527). D. 11 Jan. 1812.
  • 1812 Buccleuch, Charles William Henry (Scott Montagu) 4th Duke of Gt. 25 Jan. 1812 (C 3/23 no. 131). D. 20 Apr. 1819.
  • 1819 Lothian, William (Kerr) 6th Marquess of Gt. 8 June 1819 (C 3/24 no. 232). D. 27 Apr. 1824.
  • 1824 Morton, George (Douglas) 16th Earl of Gt. 2 June 1824 (HO 106/6 p. 334). D. 17 July 1827.
  • 1828 Buccleuch, Walter Francis (Montagu-Douglas-Scott) 5th Duke of Gts. 3 Jan. 1828 (C 3/26 no. 153), 6 Nov. 1830 (C 3/27 no. 91), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 93). D. 16 Apr. 1884.
  • 1884 Rosebery, Archbald Philip (Primrose) 5th Earl of Gt. 17 May 1884 (C 3/46 no. 33). D. 21 May 1929.
  • 1929 Rosebery, Albert Edsward Harry Mayer Archibald (Primrose) 6th Earl of Gt. 8 Oct. 1929 (C 3/49 no. 17). Res. by 4 June 1964 (ibid. no. 322).
  • 1964 Inglis, Sir Maxwell Ian Hector, 9th Bt. Gt. 4 June 1964 (C 3/49 no. 322). Res. by 11 July 1972 (C 3/50 no. 38).
  • 1972 Clerk, Sir John Dutton, 10th Bat. Gt. 11 July 1972 (C 3/50 no. 38). Vac. 1992.
  • 1992 Burnet, George Wardlaw Gts. 17 Mar. 1992, 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 2003.
  • 2003 Prenter, Patrick Robert Gt. 13 Aug. 2003.

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Moray (Elgin) 1794-

  • 1794 Moray, Francis (Stuart) 9th Earl of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 520). D. 28 Aug. 1810.
  • 1810 Moray, Francis (Stuart) 10th Earl of Gt. 6 Sept. 1810 (C 3/23 no. 69), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 110), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 104). D. 12 Jan. 1848.
  • 1848 Duff, Hon. Sir Alexander, Kt. Gt. 14 Feb. 1848 (C 3/39 no. 6). D. 21 Mar. 1851 (MEB, i, 924).
  • 1851 Duff, James Gt. 21 May 1851 (C 3/43 no. 44). Res. by 9 Apr. 1856 (C 3/44 no. 211).
  • 1856 Duff, George Skene (styled Hon. 2 June 1857) Gt. 9 Apr. 1856 (C 3/44 no. 211). Res. by 1 Jan. 1872 (C 3/45 no. 182).
  • 1872 Macduff, Alexander William George (Duff) styled Viscount (succ. as 6th Earl Fife 7 Aug. 1879; cr. Duke of Fife 29 July 1889) Gt. 1 Jan. 1872 (C 3/45 no. 182). Res. by 21 Aug. 1902 (C 3/47 no. 294).
  • 1901 March, Charles Henry (Gordon Lennox) styled Earl of (succ. as 7th Duke of Richmond 27 Sept. 1903) Gt. 21 Aug. 1902 (C 3/47 no. 294). D. 18 Jan. 1928.
  • 1928 Richmond, Charles Henry (Gordon Lennox) 8th Duke of Gt. 14 Mar. 1928 (C 3/48 no. 303). D. 7 May 1935.
  • 1935 Moray, Francis Douglas (Stuart) 18th Earl of Gt. 2 Aug. 1935 (C 3/49 no. 71). D. 9 July 1943.
  • 1943 Houldsworth, Henry Walter (ktd. 1960) Gt. 28 Sept. 1943 (C 3/49 no. 123). D. 9 Oct. 1963 (WWW, vi, 553).
  • 1964 Tennant, Iain Mark (ktd. 1986) Gt. 16 Jan. 1964 (C 3/49 no. 315). Vac. 1994.
  • 1994 Chesworth, George Arthur Gts. 21 Apr. 1994, 24 Apr. 1996.

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Nairn 1794-

  • 1794 Brodie, James Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 503). D. 17 Jan. 1824 (HP 1790-1820, iii, 257).
  • 1824 Brodie, William Gts. 9 Feb. 1824 (C 3/25 no. 176), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 115), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 136). D. 6 June 1873 (MEB, i, 410).
  • 1873 Brodie, James Campbell John Gt. 25 June 1873 (C 3/45 no. 197). D. 25 Feb. 1880 (MEB, i, 409).
  • 1880 Brodie, Hugh Fife Ashley Gt. 24 Mar. 1880 (London Gazette (1880), p. 2246). D. 20 Sept. 1889 (Burke's Landed Gentry (1937), p. 250).
  • 1889 Rose, James Gt. 22 Nov. 1889 (C 3/46 no. 122). Res. 16 Nov. 1903 (C 3/48 no. 32).
  • 1903 Brodie, Ian Ashley Moreton Gt. 16 Nov. 1903 (C 3/48 no. 32). Res. by 8 July 1935 (C 3/49 no. 70).
  • 1935 Leven, Archibald Alexander (Leslie-Melville) 15th Earl of Gt. 8 July 1935 (C 3/49 no. 70). D. 15 Jan. 1947.
  • 1947 Allardyce, John Grahame Buchanan Gt. 16 Apr. 1947 (C 3/49 no. 158). D. 21 Sept. 1949 (WWW, iv, 16).
  • 1949 Campbell, Hon. Ian Malcolm Gt. 5 Dec. 1949 (C 3/49 no. 188). Term expired by 4 Dec. 1958 (ibid. no. 265).
  • 1958 Stirling, James Erskine Gt. 4 Dec. 1958 (C 3/49 no. 265). D. 20 Dec. 1968 (WWW, vi, 1082).
  • 1969 Leven, Alexander Robert (Leslie-Melville) 16th Earl of Gts. 22 July 1969 (C 3/50 no. 14), 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 1999.
  • 1999 Brodie, Ewen John Gt. 9 Nov. 1999.

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Orkney 1794-1947; Orkney & Shetland 1948-

  • 1794 Dundas, Sir Thomas, 2nd Bt. (cr. Baron Dundas 13 Aug. 1794) Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 524). D. 14 June 1820.
  • 1820 Office vacant
  • 1831 Dundas, Lawrence (Dundas) 2nd Baron (cr. Earl of Zetland 2 July 1838) Gts. 10 May 1831 (C 3/27 no. 159), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 105). D. 19 Feb. 1839.
  • 1839 Dundas, Hon. John Charles Gt. 30 Mar. 1839 (C 3/31 no. 57). D. 14 Feb. 1866 (MEB, i, 934).
  • 1866 Dundas, Frederick Gt. 7 Mar. 1866 (C 3/45 no. 111). D. 26 Oct. 1872 (MEB, i, 933).
  • 1872 Dundas, John Charles (styled Hon. 1873) Gt. 18 Dec. 1872 (C 3/45 no. 189). D. 13 Sept. 1892 (MEB, v, 171).
  • 1892 Laing, Malcolm Alfred Gt. 5 Nov. 1892 (C 3/46 no. 211). D. 10 Dec. 1917 (WWW, ii, 600).
  • 1917 Office vacant
  • 1919 Cheyne, Sir William Watson, 1st Bt. Gt. 6 June 1919 (C 3/48 no. 213). Res. by 22 Feb. 1930 (C 3/49 no. 23).
  • 1930 Baikie, Alfred Gt. 22 Feb. 1930 (C 3/49 no. 23). D. 26 Oct. 1947 (WWW, iv, 47).
  • 1948 Graeme, Patrick Neale Sutherland Gt. 8 Apr. 1948 (C 3/49 no. 169). D. 26 Sept. 1958 (WWW, v, 442).
  • 1959 Scarth, Robert Gt. 15 Jan. 1959 (C 3/49 no. 268). D. 18 May 1966 (WWW, vi, 1007).
  • 1966 Scarth, Henry William Gt. 29 July 1966 (C 3/49 no. 344). D. 19 May 1972 (WWW, vii, 706).
  • 1972 Macrae, Robert Andrew Alexander Scarth Gt. 2 Aug. 1972 (C 3/50 no. 42). Vac. 1990.
  • 1990 Dennison, Malcolm Gray Gts. 26 Apr. 1990, 24 Apr. 1996. D. 30 Aug. 1996 (WWW, x, 150).
  • 1997 Marwick, George Robert Gt. 28 Apr. 1997.

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Peebles 1794-1975; Tweeddale 1975-

  • 1794 Elibank, Alexander (Murray) 7th Lord Gt. 12 May 1794 (C 3/20 no. 530). D. 24 Sept. 1820.
  • 1821 Wemyss, Francis (Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas) 6th Earl of Gts. 10 Jan. 1821 (C 3/25 no. 34), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 104), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 110). D. 28 June 1853.
  • 1853 Wemyss, Francis (Wemyss-Charteris-Douglas) 7th Earl of Gt. 10 Aug. 1853 (C 3/44 no. 158). Res. by 20 Apr. 1880 (C 3/46 no. 145).
  • 1880 Mackenzie, Colin James Gt. 20 Apr. 1880 (C 3/46 no. 145). D. 9 Apr. 1896 (Burke's Landed Gentry (1937), p. 1475).
  • 1896 Elibank, Montolieu Fox Oliphant (Murray) 10th Lord Gt. 22 May 1896 (C 3/47 no. 74). Res. by 23 July 1908 (C 3/48 no. 132).
  • 1908 Tennant, Sir Edward Priaulx, 2nd Bt. (cr. Baron Glenconner 3 Apr. 1911) Gt. 23 July 1908 (C 3/48 no. 132). D. 21 Nov. 1920.
  • 1921 Carmichael, Thomas David (Gibson-Carmichael) 1st Baron Gt. 2 Apr. 1921 (C 3/48 no. 236). D. 16 Jan. 1926.
  • 1926 Thorburn, Michael Grieve (ktd. 1933) Gt. 20 Feb. 1926 (C 3/48 no. 288). D. 29 Aug. 1934 (WWW, iii, 1348).
  • 1935 Elibank, Gideon (Murray) 2nd Viscount Gt. 5 Jan. 1935 (C 3/49 no. 66). Res. by 30 July 1945 (ibid. no. 134).
  • 1945 Thorburn, William Gt. 30 July 1945 (C 3/49 no. 134). Res. by 3 Feb. 1956 (ibid. no. 243).
  • 1956 Thomson, Sir Ronald Jordan, Kt. Gt. 3 Feb. 1956 (C 3/49 no. 243). Res. by 9 Oct. 1968 (C 3/50 no. 8).
  • 1968 Scott, Sir Robert Heatlie, Kt. Gt. 9 Oct. 1968 (C 3/50 no. 8). Term expired by 8 Oct. 1980 (ibid. no. 166).
  • 1980 Sprot, Aidan Mark Gt. 8 Oct. 1980 (C 3/50 no. 166). Vac. 1994.
  • 1994 Younger, John David Bingham Gts. 28 June 1994, 24 Apr. 1996.

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Perth 1794-1975; Perth & Kinross 1975-

  • 1794 Atholl, John (Murray) 4th Duke of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 525). D. 29 Sept. 1830.
  • 1830 Kinnoull, Thomas Robert (Hay-Drummond) 11th Earl of Gts. 18 Oct. 1830 (C 3/27 no. 79), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 107). D. 18 Feb. 1866.
  • 1866 Kinnaird, George William Fox (Kinnaird) 9th Lord Gt. 26 Feb. 1866 (C 3/45 no. 112). D. 7 Jan. 1878.
  • 1878 Atholl, John James Hugh Henry (Stewart-Murray) 8th Duke of Gt. 9 Feb. 1878 (C 3/45 no. 236). D. 20 Jan. 1917.
  • 1917 Atholl, John George (Stewart-Murray) 9th Duke of Gt. 15 Mar. 1917 (C 3/48 no. 192). D. 15 Mar. 1942.
  • 1942 Kinnaird, Kenneth FitzGerald (Kinnaird) 12th Lord Gt. 28 Apr. 1942 (C 3/49 no. 119). Res. by 30 Apr. 1960 (ibid. no. 280).
  • 1960 Mansfield, Mungo David Malcolm (Murray) 7th Earl of Gt. 30 Apr. 1960 (C 3/49 no. 280). D. 2 Sept. 1971.
  • 1971 Butter, David Henry (ktd. 1991) Gt. 25 Nov. 1971 (C 3/50 no. 36). Vac. 1995.
  • 1995 Montgomery, Sir Basil Henry David, 9th Bt. Gts. 11 Apr. 1995, 24 Apr. 1996.

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Renfrew 1794-

  • 1794 McDowall, William Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 547). D. 3 Apr. 1810 (HP 1790-1820, iv, 493).
  • 1810 Glasgow, George (Boyle) 4th Earl of Gt. 11 Apr. 1810 (C 3/23 no. 53). Res. by 5 Feb. 1820 (C 3/24 no. 260).
  • 1820 Blantyre, Robert Walter (Stuart) 11th Lord Gt. 5 Feb. 1820 (C 3/ 24 no. 260). Res. by 10 Dec. 1822 (C 3/25 no. 108).
  • 1822 Shaw-Stewart, Sir Michael, 5th Bt. Gt. 10 Dec. 1822 (C 3/25 no. 108). D. Aug. 1825.
  • 1825 Campbell, Archibald Gts. 11 Aug. 1825 (C 3/25 no. 291), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 99), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 102). D. 13 June 1838 (HP 1790-1820, ii, 369).
  • 1838 Speirs, Alexander Gt. 8 Aug. 1838 (C 3/30 no. 262). D. 5 Oct. 1844 (GM (1844), n.s., xxii, 553).
  • 1844 Glasgow, James (Carr-Boyle) 5th Earl of Gt. 19 Oct. 1844 (C 3/35 no. 12). D. 11 Mar. 1869.
  • 1869 Shaw-Stewart, Sir Michael Robert, 7th Bt. Gt. 20 Apr. 1869 (C 3/45 no. 157). D. 10 Dec. 1903.
  • 1904 Blythswood, Archibald Campbell (Campbell) 1st Baron Gt. 6 Feb. 1904 (C 3/48 no. 42). D. 8 July 1908.
  • 1908 Glen-Coats, Sir Thomas Glen, 1st Bt. Gt. 23 July 1908 (C 3/48 no. 133). D. 12 July 1922.
  • 1922 Shaw-Stewart, Sir Michael Hugh, 8th Bt. Gt. 25 Nov. 1922 (C 3/48 no. 255). D. 29 June 1942.
  • 1943 Speirs, Alexander Archibald Hagart Gt. 30 Mar. 1943 (C 3/49 no. 120). Res. by 27 Nov. 1950 (ibid. no. 195).
  • 1950 Shaw-Stewart, Sir Walter Guy, 9th Bt. Gt. 27 Nov. 1950 (C 3/49 no. 195). Res. by 12 Dec. 1967 (C 3/50 no. 3).
  • 1967 Muirshiel, John Scott (Maclay) 1st Viscount Gt. 12 Dec. 1967 (C 3/50 no. 3). Term expired by 13 Nov. 1980 (ibid. no. 167).
  • 1980 Makgill Crichton Maitland, John David Gt. 13 Nov. 1980 (C 3/50 no. 167). Vac. 1994.
  • 1994 Goold, James Duncan (Goold) Baron Gts. 28 Oct. 1994, 24 Apr. 1996. D. 27 July 1997 (WWW, x, 217)
  • 1998 Parker, Cameron Holdsworth Gt. 24 June 1998.

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Ross 1794-1892; Ross & Cromarty 1892-

  • 1794 Mackenzie, Francis Humberstone (cr. Baron Seaforth 26 Oct. 1797) Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 535). D. 11 Jan. 1815.
  • 1815 Mackenzie, Sir Hector, 4th Bt. Gt. 28 Sept. 1815 (C 3/24 no. 61). D. Apr. 1826.
  • 1826 Mackenzie, Sir James Wemyss, 5th Bt. Gts. 1 May 1826 (C 3/26 no. 52), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 89), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 95). D. 8 Mar. 1843.
  • 1843 Baillie, Hugh Duncan Gt. 21 Mar. 1843 (C 3/33 no. 122). D. 21 June 1866 (MEB, i, 128).
  • 1866 Matheson, Sir James, 1st Bt. Gt. 27 June 1866 (C 3/45 no. 115). D. 31 Dec. 1878.
  • 1879 Davidson, Duncan Gt. 18 Feb. 1879 (London Gazette (1879), p. 797). D. 18 Sept. 1881 (MEB, i, 823).
  • 1881 Mackenzie, Sir Kenneth Smith, 6th Bt. Gt. 2 Dec. 1881 (C 3/46 no. 20). Res. by 7 July 1899 (C 3/47 no. 163).
  • 1899 Munro, Sir Hector, 11th Bt. Gt. 7 July 1899 (C 3/47 no. 163). D. 15 Dec. 1935.
  • 1936 Mackenzie, Sir Hector David, 8th Bt. Gt. 24 Apr. 1936 (C 3/49 no. 85). Res. by 3 Nov. 1955 (ibid. no. 240).
  • 1955 O'Connor, Sir Richard Nugent, Kt. Gt. 3 Nov. 1955 (C 3/49 no. 240). Term expired by 29 Aug. 1964 (ibid. no. 327).
  • 1964 Stirling, Sir John, Kt. Gt. 29 Aug. 1964 (C 3/49 no. 327). Term expired by 9 Oct. 1968 (C 3/50 no. 7).
  • 1968 Matheson, Alexander Francis Gt. 9 Oct. 1968 (C 3/50 no. 7). D. 20 Aug. 1976 (WWW, vi,, 528).
  • 1977 Hayes, Sir John Osler Chattock, Kt. Gt. 1 Feb. 1977 (C 3/50 no. 143). Vac. 1988.
  • 1988 Stirling, Roderick William Kenneth Gts. 29 June 1988, 24 Apr. 1996.

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Roxburgh 1794-1975; Roxburgh, Ettrick & Lauderdale 1975-

  • 1794 Roxburghe, John (Ker) 3rd Duke of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 518). D. 19 Mar. 1804.
  • 1804 Buccleuch, Henry (Scott) 3rd Duke of Gt. 28 May 1804 (C 3/21 no. 220). D. 11 Jan. 1812.
  • 1812 Ancram, William (Kerr) styled Earl of (succ. as 6th Marquess of Lothian 4 Jan. 1815) Gt. 25 Jan. 1812 (C 3/23 no. 132). D. 27 Apr. 1824.
  • 1824 Lothian, James William Robert (Ker) 7th Marquess of Gts. 2 June 1824 (C 3/25 no. 186), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 114), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 137). D. 14 Nov. 1841.
  • 1841 Buccleuch, Walter Francis (Montagu-Douglas-Scott) 5th Duke of Gt. 30 Nov. 1841 (C 3/32 no. 237). D. 16 Apr. 1884.
  • 1884 Roxburghe, James Henry Robert (Innes-Kerr) 7th Duke of Gt. 17 May 1884 (C 3/46 no. 32). D. 23 Oct. 1892.
  • 1892 Reay, Donald James (Mackay) 11th Lord Gt. 14 Nov. 1892 (C 46 no. 214). Res. by 25 Jan. 1918 (C 3/48 no. 198).
  • 1918 Roxburghe, Henry John (Innes-Kerr) 8th Duke of Gt. 25 Jan. 1918 (C 3/48 no. 198). D. 29 Sept. 1932.
  • 1932 Dalkeith, Walter John (Montagu-Douglas-Scott) styled Earl of (succ. as 8th Duke of Buccleuch 19 Oct. 1935) Gt. 3 Nov. 1932 (C 3/49 no. 41). D. 4 Oct. 1973.
  • 1974 Buccleuch, Walter Francis John (Montagu-Douglas-Scott) 9th Duke of Gts. 10 June 1974 (C 3/50 no. 69), 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 1998.
  • 1998 Paterson-Brown, June Gt. 7 Dec. 1998.

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Selkirk 1794-1975

  • 1794 Dalkeith, Charles William Henry (Montagu Scott) styled Earl of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 533). Vac. by 17 Nov. 1797 (ibid. no. 623).
  • 1797 Napier, Francis (Napier) 8th Lord Gt. 17 Nov. 1797 (C 3/20 no. 623). D. 1 Aug. 1823.
  • 1823 Montagu, Henry James (Montagu-Scott) 2nd Baron Gts. 25 Aug. 1823 (C 3/25 no. 149), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 96), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 111). D. 30 Oct. 1845.
  • 1845 Polwarth, Henry Francis (Hepburne-Scott) 7th Lord Gt. 5 Dec. 1845 (C 3/36 no. 92). D. 16 Aug. 1867.
  • 1867 Eliott-Lockhart, Allan Gt. 15 Nov. 1867 (C 3/45 no. 136). D. 15 Mar. 1878 (Burke's Landed Gentry (1937), p. 1400).
  • 1878 Polwarth, Walter Hugh (Hepburne-Scott) 8th Lord Gt. 2 May 1878 (C 3/45 no. 245). Res. by 6 June 1919 (C 3/48 no. 212).
  • 1919 Plummer, Charles Henry Scott Gt. 6 June 1919 (C 3/48 no. 212). D. 26 June 1948 (WWW, iv, 921).
  • 1948 Steel, Sir Samuel Strang, 1st Bt. Gt. 13 Sept. 1948 (C 3/49 no. 171). Term expired by 16 Feb. 1958 (ibid. no. 255).
  • 1958 Abel Smith, Sir Edward Michael Conolly, Kt. Gt. 16 Feb. 1958 (C 3/49 no. 255). Term expired by 16 Mar. 1975 (C 3/50 no. 75).
  • 1975 Buccleuch, Walter Francis John (Montagu-Douglas-Scott) 9th Duke of Gt. 16 Mar. 1975 (C 3/50 no. 75). Selkirk absorbed by Roxburgh 1975.

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Shetland 1948-

  • 1948 Nicolson, Sir Arthur John Frederick William, 11th Bt. Gt. 8 Apr. 1948 (C 3/49 no. 170). D. 25 Apr. 1952.
  • 1952 Neven-Spence, Sir Basil Hamilton Hebden, Kt. Gt. 21 July 1952 (C 3/49 no. 212). Term expired by 5 July 1963 (ibid. no. 310).
  • 1963 Bruce, Robert Hunter Wingate Gt. 5 July 1963 (C 3/49 no. 310). Ret. by 6 Oct. 1982 (C 3/50 no. 186).
  • 1982 Shearer, Magnus Macdonald Gt. 6 Oct. 1982 (C 3/50 no. 186). Vac. 1994.
  • 1994 Scott, John Hamilton Gts. 21 Apr. 1994, 24 Apr. 1996.

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Stirling 1794-1975; Stirling & Falkirk 1975-

  • 1794 Montrose, James (Graham) 3rd Duke of Gts. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 526), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 96). D. 30 Dec. 1836.
  • 1837 Abercromby, George (Abercromby) 2nd Baron Gts. 19 Jan. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 2(2), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 103). D. 15 Feb. 1843.
  • 1843 Montrose, James (Graham) 4th Duke of Gt. 27 Feb. 1843 (C 3/33 no. 110). D. 30 Dec. 1874.
  • 1875 Dunmore, Charles Adolphus (Murray) 7th Earl of Gt. 16 Feb. 1875 (C 3/45 no. 215). Res. by 18 July 1885 (C 3/46 no. 47).
  • 1885 Montrose, Douglas Beresford Malise Ronald (Graham) 5th Duke of Gt. 18 July 1885 (C 3/46 no. 47). D. 10 Dec. 1925.
  • 1926 Younger of Leckie, George (Younger) 1st Viscount Gt. 14 Jan. 1926 (C 3/48 no. 283). D. 29 Apr. 1929.
  • 1929 Pullar, William Laurence Gt. 15 Nov. 1929 (C 3/49 no. 20). Res. by 29 Oct. 1936 (ibid. no. 94).
  • 1936 Stirling, Sir George Murray Home, 9th Bt. Gt. 29 Oct. 1936 (C 3/49 no. 94). D. 1 May 1949.
  • 1949 Bolton, Sir Ian Frederick Cheney, 2nd Bt. Gt. 8 July 1949 (C 3/49 no. 180). Term expired by 24 Feb. 1964 (ibid. no. 316).
  • 1964 Younger of Leckie, Edward Alexander George (Younger) 3rd Viscount Gt. 24 Feb. 1964 (C 3/49 no. 316). Res. by 26 Sept. 1979 (C 3/50 no. 159).
  • 1979 Graham, Frederick Clarence Campbell Gt. 26 Sept. 1979 (C 3/50 no. 159). Ret. by 30 Nov. 1983 (ibid. no. 195).
  • 1983 Stirling, James Gt. 30 Nov. 1983 (C 3/50 no. 195), 24 Apr. 1996.

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Sutherland 1975-

  • 1794 Gower, George Granville (Leveson-Gower) styled Earl (succ. as 2nd Marquess of Stafford 26 Oct. 1803) Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 546). Res. by 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 88).
  • 1830 Gower, George Granville (Leveson-Gower; from 12 May 1841 Sutherland-Leveson-Gower) styled Earl (styled Marquess of Stafford 28 Jan. 1833; succ. as 2nd Duke of Sutherland 19 July 1833) Gts. 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 88), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 106). D. 28 Feb. 1861.
  • 1861 Sutherland, George Granville William (Sutherland-Leveson-Gower) 3rd Duke of Gt. 30 Apr. 1861 (C 3/45 no. 64). D. 22 Sept. 1892.
  • 1892 Sutherland, Cromartie (Sutherland-Leveson-Gower) 4th Duke of Gt. 5 Nov. 1892 (C 3/46 no. 210). D. 27 June 1913.
  • 1913 Sutherland, George Granville (Sutherland-Leveson-Gower) 5th Duke of Gt. 9 Sept. 1913 (C 3/48 no. 174). Revoked 29 Nov. 1944 (C 3/49 no. 130).
  • 1945 Paynter, George Camborne Beauclerk (ktd. 1950) Gt. 6 Mar. 1945 (C 3/49 no. 131). D. 15 Aug. 1950 (WWW, iv, 896).
  • 1950 Rawstorne, George Streynsham Gt. 17 Nov. 1950 (C 3/49 no. 194). D. 15 July 1962 (WWW, vi, 936).
  • 1962 Migdale, James Frederick Gordon (Thomson) styled Lord Gt. 22 Nov. 1962 (C 3/49 no. 305). Term expired by 8 Oct. 1972 (C 3/50 no. 45).
  • 1972 Gilmour, Allan Macdonald (ktd. 1990) Gt. 8 Oct. 1972 (C 3/50 no. 45). Vac. 1991.
  • 1992 Houston, David Gts. 27 Jan. 1992, 24 Apr. 1996.

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Tweeddale see Peebles

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West Lothian (Linlithgow)

  • 1794 Hopetoun, James (Hope-Johnstone) 3rd Earl of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 519). D. 29 May 1816.
  • 1816 Hopetoun, John (Hope) 4th Earl of Gt. 25 June 1816 (C 3/24 no. 84). D. 27 Aug. 1823.
  • 1823 Office vacant
  • 1824 Hopetoun, John (Hope) 5th Earl of Gts. 23 Nov. 1824 (C 3/25 no. 221), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 98), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 108). D. 8 Apr. 1843.
  • 1843 Rosebery, Archibald John (Primrose) 4th Earl of Gt. 20 Apr. 1843 (C 3/33 no. 137). Res. by 1 Oct. 1863 (C 3/45 no. 86).
  • 1863 Hopetoun, John Alexander (Hope) 6th Earl of Gt. 1 Oct. 1863 (C 3/45 no. 86). D. 2 Apr. 1873.
  • 1873 Rosebery, Archibald Philip (Primrose) 5th Earl of Gt. 5 June 1873 (C 3/45 no. 195). D. 21 May 1929.
  • 1929 Linlithgow, Victor Alexander John (Hope) 2nd Marquess of Gt. 8 Oct. 1929 (C 3/49 no. 16). D. 5 Jan. 1952.
  • 1952 Cadell, Henry Moubray Gt. 28 May 1952 (C 3/49 no. 209). Res. by 14 Oct. 1964 (ibid. no. 330).
  • 1964 Linlithgow, Charles William Frederick (Hope) 3rd Marquess of Gt. 14 Oct. 1964 (C 3/49 no. 330). Res. by 27 June 1985 (C 3/50 no. 206).
  • 1985 Morton, John Charles Sholto (Douglas) 22nd Earl of Gts. 27 June 1985 (C 3/50 no. 206), 24 Apr. 1996. Vac. 2001.
  • 2002 Brydie, Isobel Gunning Gt. 11 June 2002.

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Western Isles 1975-

  • 1975 Longbotham, Samuel Gt. 13 Apr. 1975 (C 3/50 no. 77). Ret. by 14 Apr. 1983 (ibid. no. 194).
  • 1983 Granville, Granville James (Leveson Gower) 5th Earl Gt. 14 Apr. 1983 (C 3/50 no. 194). Vac. 1993.
  • 1993 Dunrossil, John William (Morrison) 2nd Viscount Gts. 4 Nov. 1993, 24 Apr. 1996. D. 22 Mar. 2000.
  • 2000 Office vacant
  • 2001 Matheson, Alexander Gt. 27 Apr. 2001.

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Wigtown 1794-

  • 1794 Galloway, John (Stewart) 7th Earl of Gt. 17 Mar. 1794 (C 3/20 no. 515). D. 13 Nov. 1806.
  • 1807 Galloway, George (Stewart) 8th Earl of Gt. 24 Mar. 1807 (HO 106/3 p. 411). Res. by 9 July 1828 (C 3/26 no. 189).
  • 1828 Garlies, Randolph (Stewart) styled Viscount (succ. as 9th Earl of Galloway 27 Mar. 1834) Gts. 9 July 1828 (C 3/26 no. 189), 31 July 1830 (C 3/27 no. 127), 29 Aug. 1837 (C 3/30 no. 116). Res. by 16 May 1851 (C 3/43 no. 37).
  • 1851 Dalrymple, John Hamilton (Dalrymple) styled Viscount (succ. as 10th Earl of Stair 9 Nov. 1864) Gt. 16 May 1851 (C 3/43 no. 37). D. 3 Dec. 1903.
  • 1903 Maxwell, Sir Herbert Eustace, 7th Bt. Gt. 26 Dec. 1903 (C 3/48 no. 39). Res. by 17 Apr. 1935 (C 3/49 no. 75).
  • 1935 Stair, John James Hamilton (Dalrymple) 12th Earl of Gt. 17 Apr. 1935 (C 3/49 no. 75). D. 4 Nov. 1961.
  • 1962 Stair, John Aymer (Dalrymple) 13th Earl of Gt. 8 Jan. 1962 (C 3/49 no. 297). Term expired by 18 Sept. 1981 (C 3/50 no. 173).
  • 1981 Brewis, Henry John Gt. 18 Sept. 1981 (C 3/50 no. 173). D. 25 May 1989 (WWW, viii, 90).
  • 1989 Orr Ewing, Edward Stewart Gts. 1 Nov. 1989, 24 Apr. 1996.

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Alphabetical list of Parliamentary Lieutenants

  • Abel Smith, Sir Edward Michael Conolly, Kt. Selkirk 1958-74.
  • Abercromby, George 2nd Baron Stirling 1837-43.
  • Abercromby, Hon. George Ralph (3rd Baron Abercromby 1843) Clackmannan 1840-52.
  • Abercromby, Sir George William, 8th Bt. Banff 1946-64.
  • Abercromby, Sir Ralph, Kt. Clackmannan 1801-03.
  • Aberdeen, John Campbell 7th Earl of (1st Marquess of Aberdeen & Temair 1916) Aberdeen 1880-1934.
  • Aberdeen, George 4th Earl of Aberdeen 1846-60.
  • Aberdeen & Temair, David George Ian Alexander 4th Marquess of Aberdeen 1973-4.
  • Aberdeen & Temair, George 2nd Marquess of Aberdeen 1934-59.
  • Aberdeen & Temair, John Campbell 1st Marquess of see Aberdeen, 7th Earl of
  • Adam, Sir Charles, Kt. Kinross 1839-53.
  • Adam, Sir Charles Elphinstone 1st Bt. Kinross 1909-11.
  • Adam, Charles Keith Kinross 1955-66.
  • Adam, William Kinross 1802-39.
  • Ailsa, Archibald 2nd Marquess of Ayr 1861-70.
  • Ailsa, Archibald 3rd Marquess of Ayr 1919-37.
  • Airlie, David 4th Earl of Angus 1828-49.
  • Airlie, David George Coke Patrick 13th Earl of Angus 1989-2001.
  • Airlie, David Lyulph Gore Wolseley 7th Earl of Angus 1936-67.
  • Allardyce, John Grahame Buchanan Nairn 1947-9.
  • Ancram, William Earl of (6th Marquess of Lothian 1815) Roxburgh 1812-24; Midlothian 1819-24.
  • Anstruther, Sir Ralph William, 6th Bt. Fife 1923-34.
  • Anstruther, Sir Robert, 5th Bt. Fife 1864-86.
  • Arbuthnott, John 8th Viscount Kincardine 1804-47.
  • Arbuthnott, John Campbell 16th Viscount Kincardine 1977-99.
  • Arbuthnott, John Ogilvy 14th Viscount Kincardine 1926-60.
  • Arbuthnott, Robert Dunbarton 1968-75.
  • Arbuthnott, Robert Keith 15th Viscount Kincardine 1960-67.
  • Archibald, James Banff 1930-46.
  • Argyll, Ian 12th Duke of Argyll & Bute 1996-2001.
  • Argyll, John 5th Duke of Argyll 1794-9.
  • Argyll, John Douglas Sutherland 9th Duke of Argyll 1900-14.
  • Argyll, George Douglas 8th Duke of Argyll 1862-1900.
  • Argyll, George William 6th Duke of see Lorne, Marquess of
  • Argyll, Niall Diarmid 10th Duke of Argyll 1923-49.
  • Arthur, Sir John Norman Stewart, Kt. Kircudbright 1996-
  • Atholl, John 4th Duke of Perth 1794-1830.
  • Atholl, John George 9th Duke of Perth 1917-42.
  • Atholl, John James Hugh Henry 8th Duke of Perth 1878-1917.
  • Baikie, Alfred Orkney & Shetland 1930-47.
  • Baillie, Hugh Duncan Ross 1843-66.
  • Baird, Alexander (Bt. 1897) Kincardine 1889-1918.
  • Balfour, Charles Barrington Berwick 1917-21.
  • Batchelor, Gordon Guthrie Malcolm Kircudbright 1975-6.
  • Belhaven and Stenton, Robert Montgomery 8th Lord Lanark 1863-8.
  • Binning, George Lord Berwick 1901-17.
  • Blantyre, Robert Walter 11th Lord Renfrew 1820-22.
  • Blythswood, Archibald Campbell 1st Baron Renfrew 1904-08.
  • Bolton, Sir Ian Frederick Cheney, 2nd Bt. Stirling 1949-64.
  • Breadalbane, Gavin 1st Marquess of Argyll 1914-22.
  • Breadalbane, John 2nd Marquess of Argyll 1839-62.
  • Brewis, Henry John Wigtown 1981-9.
  • Brodie, Ewen John Nairn 1999-
  • Brodie, Hugh Fife Ashley Nairn 1880-89.
  • Brodie, Ian Ashley Moreton Nairn 1903-35.
  • Brodie, James Nairn 1794-1824.
  • Brodie, James Campbell John Nairn 1873-80.
  • Brodie, William Nairn 1824-73.
  • Brown see Paterson-Brown
  • Bruce, Robert Hunter Wingate Shetland 1963-82.
  • Brydie, Isobel Gunning West Lothian 2002-
  • Buccleuch, Charles William Henry 4th Duke of see Dalkeith, Earl of
  • Buccleuch, Henry 3rd Duke of Midlothian 1794-1812; Roxburgh 1804-12.
  • Buccleuch, John Charles 7th Duke of Dumfries 1915-35.
  • Buccleuch, Walter Francis 5th Duke of Midlothian 1828-84; Roxburgh 1841-84.
  • Buccleuch, Walter Francis John 9th Duke of Roxburgh 1974-98; Selkirk 1975.
  • Buccleuch, Walter John 10th Duke of see Dalkeith, Earl of
  • Buccleuch, William Henry Walter 6th Duke of see Dalkeith, Earl of
  • Burnet, George Wardlaw Midlothian 1992-2003.
  • Burnett, Sir James Horn, 10th Bt. Kincardine 1863-76.
  • Burnett, Sir Thomas, 8th Bt. Kincardine 1847-9.
  • Burnett, Sir Thomas 12th Bt. Kincardine 1918-26.
  • Bute, John 4th Earl of (1st Marquess of Bute 1796) Bute 1794-1814.
  • Bute, John 2nd Marquess of Bute 1815-48.
  • Bute, John 4th Marquess of Bute 1905-20.
  • Bute, John 6th Marquess of Bute 1967-75; Argyll & Bute 1990-93.
  • Bute, John Patrick 3rd Marquess of Bute 1892-1900.
  • Butter, David Henry (Kt. 1991) Perth 1971-75; Perth & Kinross 1975-96.
  • Cadell, Henry Moubray Linlithgow 1952-64.
  • Caithness, Alexander Campbell 13th Earl of Caithness 1823-55.
  • Caithness, George Philips Alexander 15th Earl of Caithness 1881-9.
  • Caithness, James 12th Earl of Caithness 1794-1823.
  • Caithness, James 14th Earl of Caithness 1856-81.
  • Cameron, Donald Inverness 1887-1905.
  • Cameron, Donald Angus Iverness 2002-
  • Cameron, Sir Donald Hamish, Kt. Inverness 1971-85.
  • Cameron, Sir Donald Walter, Kt. Inverness 1939-51.
  • Campbell, Archibald Renfrew 1825-38.
  • Campbell, Sir Bruce Atta, Kt. Argyll 1949-54.
  • Campbell, Hon. Ian Malcolm Nairn 1949-58.
  • Carmichael, Thomas David 1st Baron Peebles 1921-6.
  • Carnegie, Sir James, 6th Bt. (6th Earl of Southesk 1855) Kincardine 1849-56.
  • Carruthers, Francis John Dumfries 1936-45.
  • Cathcart, William Schaw 10th Lord Clackmannan 1794-8, 1801-03.
  • Chesworth, George Arthur Moray 1994-
  • Cheyne, Sir William Watson, 1st Bt. Orkney & Shetland 1919-30.
  • Clerk, Sir John Dutton, 10th Bt. Midlothian 1972-92.
  • Clyde, James Avon Lord Kinross 1937-44.
  • Clydesmuir, David John 1st Baron Lanark 1952-4.
  • Clydesmuir, Ronald John Bilsland 2nd Baron Lanark 1963-92.
  • Coats see Glen-Coats
  • Colebrooke, Sir Thomas Edward, 4th Bt. Lanark 1869-90.
  • Colquhoun, Sir Iain, 7th Bt. Dunbarton 1919-48.
  • Colquhoun, Sir James, 4th Bt. Dunbarton 1837-73.
  • Colquhoun, Sir James, 5th Bt. Dunbarton 1887-1907.
  • Cox, Gilbert Kirkwood Lanark 2001-
  • Crabbe, John Gordon (Kt. 1957) Dumfries 1949-61.
  • Crawford, George 22nd Earl of Fife 1794-1807, 1807-08.
  • Crichton Maitland, J.D.M. Renfrew [1982]-[1995]
  • Crichton-Stuart, Lord Colum Edmund Bute 1953-7.
  • Crichton-Stuart, James Frederick Dudley Bute 1859-91.
  • Crichton-Stuart, Lord Patrick James Herbert Bute 1848-59.
  • Crichton-Stuart, Lord Robert Bute 1958-63.
  • Cruickshank, Sheena Carlin Clackmannan 2001-
  • Crum-Ewing, Humphrey Ewing Dunbarton 1874-87.
  • Cunningham-Jardine, Ronald Charles Dumfries 1991-
  • Cunninghame-Graham, Sir Angus Edward Malise Bontine, Kt. Dunbarton 1955-68.
  • Dalhousie, 11th Earl of see Maule, Hon. Fox
  • Dalhousie, Simon 16th Earl of Angus 1967-89.
  • Dalkeith, Charles William Henry Earl of (4th Duke of Buccleuch 1822) Selkirk 1794-7; Dumfries 1797-1819; Midlothian 1812-19.
  • Dalkeith, Walter John Earl of (10th Duke of Buccleuch 1935) Roxburgh 1932-73.
  • Dalkeith, William Henry Walter Earl of (6th Duke of Buccleuch 1884) Dumfries 1858-1914.
  • Dalrymple, John Hamilton Viscount (10th Earl of Stair 1864) Wigtown 1851-1903; Ayr 1870-97.
  • Dalrymple see also Hamilton-Dalrymple
  • Davidson, Duncan Ross 1879-81.
  • Dean, Catherine Margaret Fife 1999-
  • Dennison, Malcolm Gray Orkney 1990-97.
  • Douglas, Alexander Marquess of (10th Duke of Hamilton 1819) Lanark 1802-52.
  • Douglas, Archibald James Edward 1st Baron Angus 1794-1827.
  • Drumlanrig, Archibald William Viscount (8th Marquess of Queensberry 1856) Dumfries 1850-58.
  • Dudgeon, Robert Francis Kircudbright 1908-32.
  • Duff, Hon. Sir Alexander, Kt. Moray 1848-51.
  • Duff, George Skene (Hon. 1857) Moray 1856-72.
  • Duff, James (5th Earl Fife 1957) Moray 1851-6; Banff 1856-79.
  • Duff see also Gordon-Duff
  • Duncan, Sir Arthur Bryce, Kt. Dumfries 1967-9.
  • Dundas, Frederick Orkney & Shetland 1866-72.
  • Dundas, Hon. John Charles Orkney & Shetland 1839-66.
  • Dundas, John Charles (Hon. 1873) Orkney & Shetland 1872-92.
  • Dundas, Lawrence 2nd Baron (1st Earl of Zetland 1838) Orkney & Shetland 1831-9.
  • Dundas, Sir Thomas, 2nd Bt. (1st Baron Dundas 1794) Orkney & Shetland 1794-1820.
  • Dunedin, 1st Baron see Murray, Andrew Graham
  • Dunglass, Charles Alexander Lord (12th Earl of Home 1881) Berwick 1879-90; Lanark 1890-1915.
  • Dunmore, Charles Adolphus 7th Earl of Stirling 1875-85.
  • Dunnett, Graham Thomas Caithness 1995-2004.
  • Dunnett, Margaret Annie Geddes Caithness 2004-
  • Dunrossil, John William 2nd Viscount Western Isles 1993-2000.
  • Eglintoun, Archibald 11th Earl of Ayr 1794-6.
  • Eglintoun, Archibald William 13th Earl of Ayr 1842-61.
  • Eglintoun, George Arnulph 15th Earl of Ayr 1897-1919.
  • Eglintoun, Hugh 12th Earl of Ayr 1796-1819.
  • Elgin, Andrew Douglas Alexander Thomas 11th Earl of Fife 1987-99.
  • Elgin, Edward James 10th Earl of Fife 1935-65
  • Elgin, James 8th Earl of Fife 1854-63.
  • Elgin, Thomas 7th Earl of Fife 1807.
  • Elgin, Victor Alexander 9th Earl of Fife 1886-1917.
  • Elibank, Alexander 7th Lord Peebles 1794-1820.
  • Elibank, Gideon 2nd Viscount Peebles 1935-45.
  • Elibank, Montolieu Fox Oliphant 10th Lord Peebles 1896-1908.
  • Eliott-Lockhart, Allan Selkirk 1867-78.
  • Elliot see Scott-Elliot
  • Elphinstone, John 11th Lord Dunbarton 1794.
  • Elphinstone, John 12th Lord Dunbarton 1794-1813.
  • Erroll, William George 18th Earl of Aberdeen 1836-46.
  • Erskine-Wemyss, James Fife 1840-54.
  • Erskine-Wemyss, James Hay Fife 1864.
  • Ewing see Crum-Ewing and Orr Ewing
  • Farqhharson, Angus Durie Miller Aberdeen 1998-
  • Farquharson, Colin Andrew Aberdeen 1987-98.
  • Ferguson, Robert Fife 1837-40.
  • Fergusson, Sir Charles, 7th Bt. Ayr 1937-50.
  • Fergusson, Sir James, 8th Bt. Ayr 1969-73.
  • Fife, Alexander William George 6th Earl and 1st Duke of see Macduff, Viscount
  • Fife, James 2nd Earl Banff 1794-1809.
  • Fife, James 4th Earl Banff 1813-56.
  • Fife, James 5th Earl see Duff, James
  • Findlay, Sir John Ritchie, 1st Bt. Banff 1928-30.
  • Fletcher, Archibald Ian Argyll& Bute 1994-5.
  • Forbes-Leith, Sir Robert Ian Algernon, 2nd Bt. Aberdeen 1959-73.
  • Fraser, Hon. Simon (13th Lord Lovat 1875) Inverness 1873-87.
  • Galloway, George 8th Earl of see Garlies, Viscount
  • Galloway, John 7th Earl of Wigtown 1794-1806; Kircudbright 1803-06.
  • Galloway, Randolph 9th Earl of see Garlies, Viscount
  • Galloway, Randolph Algernon Ronald 12th Earl of Kircudbright 1932-75.
  • Garlies, George Viscount (8th Earl of Galloway 1806) Kircudbright 1794-1803, 1820-28; Wigtown 1807-28.
  • Garlies, Randolph Viscount (9th Earl of Galloway 1834) Kircudbright 1828-45; Wigtown 1828-51.
  • Gilmour, Allan Macdonald (Kt. 1990) Sutherland 1972-91.
  • Gilmour, Sir John Edward, 3rd Bt. Fife 1980-87.
  • Gladstone, Sir Hugh Stewart, Kt. Dumfries 1946-9.
  • Gladstone, Sir John Robert, 3rd Bt. Kincardine 1926.
  • Gladstone, Sir Thomas, 2nd Bt. Kincardine 1876-89.
  • Glasgow, George 4th Earl of Renfrew 1810-20; Ayr 1820-42.
  • Glasgow, James 5th Earl of Renfrew 1844-69.
  • Glen-Coats, Sir Thomas Glen, 1st Bt. Renfrew 1908-22.
  • Glenconner, 1st Baron see Tennant, Sir Edward Priaulx, 2nd Bt.
  • Goold, James Duncan Baron Renfrew 1994-7.
  • Gordon, Alexander 4th Duke of Aberdeen 1794-1808.
  • Gordon, Alexander 5th Duke of see Huntly, Marquess of
  • Gordon-Duff, Thomas Robert Banff 1965-87.
  • Gower, George Granville Earl (2nd Marquess of Stafford 1803) Sutherland 1794-1830.
  • Gower, George Granville Earl (Marquess of Stafford Jan. 1833; 2nd Duke of Sutherland July 1833) Sutherland 1830-61.
  • Graeme, Patrick Neale Sutherland Orkney 1948-58.
  • Graham, Frederick Clarence Campbell Stirling 1979-83.
  • Graham, George Kinross 1794-1800/01. CHECK
  • Graham, James Marquess of (6th Duke of Montrose 1925) Bute 1920-53.
  • Graham, Ronald Bute 1963-7.
  • Graham see also Cunningham-Graham
  • Graham-Montgomery, Sir Graham, 3rd Bt. Kinross 1854-1901.
  • Grant, Francis William (6th Earl of Seafield 1840) Inverness 1809-53
  • Grant, Sir James, 8th Bt. Inverness 1794-1809.
  • Grant-Duff, Thomas Robert Banff 1965-87.
  • Granville, Granville James 5th Earl Western Isles 1983-93.
  • Gray of Contin, James Hector Northey Baron Inverness 1996-2002.
  • Haddington, Charles 8th Earl of East Lothian 1804-23.
  • Haddington, George 11th Earl of East Lothian 1876-1917.
  • Haddington, George 12th Earl of Berwick 1952-69.
  • Haig, Alexander Price Kinross 1928-34.
  • Hamilton, Alexander 10th Duke of see Douglas, Marquess of
  • Hamilton, Archibald 9th Duke of Lanark 1799-1802.
  • Hamilton, Douglas 8th Duke of Lanark 1794-9.
  • Hamilton, William Alexander Anthony Archibald 11th Duke of Lanark 1852-63.
  • Hamilton of Dalzell, Gavin George 2nd Baron Lanark 1938-52.
  • Hamilton-Dalrymple, Sir Hew Fleetwood, 10th Bt. East Lothian 1987-2001.
  • Hardie, Donald David Graeme Dunbarton 1990-
  • Hayes, Sir John Osler Chattock, Kt. Ross & Cromarty 1977-88.
  • Henderson, Richard Yates Ayr 1991-
  • Herries, Marmaduke Francis 11th Lord Kircudbright 1885-1908.
  • Herries, Sir Michael Alexander Robert Young-, Kt. Kircudbright 1983-95.
  • Home, Alexander 10th Earl of Berwick 1794-1841.
  • Home, Charles Alexander 12th Earl of see Dunglass, Lord
  • Home, Charles Cospatrick Archibald 13th Earl of Berwick 1930-51.
  • Hopetoun, James 3rd Earl of West Lothian 1794-1816.
  • Hopetoun, John 4th Earl of West Lothian 1816-23.
  • Hopetoun, John 5th Earl of West Lothian 1824-43.
  • Hopetoun, John Alexander 6th Earl of West Lothian 1863-73.
  • Houldsworth, Henry Walter (Kt. 1960) Moray 1943-63.
  • Houston, David Sutherland 1992-
  • Hughes-Onslow, Geoffrey Henry (Kt. 1959) Ayr 1950-69.
  • Huntly, George Marquess of (5th Duke of Gordon 1827) Aberdeen 1808-36.
  • Huntly, George 10th Marquess of Aberdeen 1861-3.
  • Inglis, Sir Maxwell Ian Hector, 9th Bt. Midlothian 1964-72.
  • Inverclyde, James Cleland 3rd Baron Dunbarton 1908-19.
  • Jardine see Cunningham-Jardine
  • Jardine Paterson, Arthur James Dumfries 1982-8.
  • Kellie, Thomas 9th Earl of Fife 1824-8.
  • Kilmany, William John St. Clair Baron Fife 1975-80.
  • Kinnaird, Kenneth FitzGerald 12th Lord Perth 1942-60.
  • Kinnaird, George William Fox 9th Lord Perth 1866-78.
  • Kinnoull, Thomas Robert 11th Earl of Perth 1830-66.
  • Kintore, Anthony Adrian 5th Earl of Kincardine 1794-1804.
  • Kintore, Francis Alexander 8th Earl of Kincardine 1856-63; Aberdeen 1863-80.
  • Knox, Bryce Muir (Kt. 1990) Ayr 1974-91.
  • Knox, James (Kt. 1932) Lanark 1931-8.
  • Laing, Malcolm Alfred Orkney & Shetland 1892-1917.
  • Lauderdale, Frederick Henry 13th Earl of Berwick 1890-1901.
  • Lauderdale, James 9th Earl of Berwick 1841-60.
  • Leith see Forbes-Leith
  • Leven, Alexander Robert 16th Earl of Nairn 1969-99.
  • Leven, Archibald Alexander 15th Earl of Nairn 1935-47.
  • Linlithgow, Charles William Frederick 3rd Marquess of West Lothian 1964-85.
  • Linlithgow, Victor Alexander John 2nd Marquess of West Lothian 1929-52.
  • Lockhart see Eliott-Lockhart
  • Longbotham, Samuel Western Isles 1975-83.
  • Lorne, George William Marquess of (6th Duke of Argyll 1806) Argyll 1799-1839.
  • Lothian, James William Robert 7th Marquess of Roxburgh 1824-41.
  • Lothian, William 6th Marquess of see Ancram, Earl of
  • Lovat, Thomas Alexander 12th Lord Inverness 1853-73.
  • Lovat, 13th Lord see Fraser, Hon. Simon
  • McCall, Kenneth Murray Dumfries 1970-72.
  • Macdonald, Alexander Godfrey 7th Baron Inverness 1952-70.
  • McDowall, William Renfrew 1794-1810.
  • Macduff, Alexander William George Viscount (6th Earl Fife 1879; 1st Duke of Fife 1889) Moray 1872-1902.
  • Mackenzie, Colin James Peebles 1880-96.
  • Mackenzie, Francis Humberstone (1st Baron Seaforth 1797) Ross 1794-1815.
  • Mackenzie, Sir Hector 4th Bt. Ross 1815-26.
  • Mackenzie, Sir Hector David 8th Bt. Ross & Cromarty 1936-55.
  • Mackenzie, Sir James Wemyss, 5th Bt. Ross 1826-43.
  • Mackenzie, Sir Kenneth Smith, 6th Bt. Ross 1881-99; Cromarty 1892-9.
  • Mackie, Maitland (ktd. 1982) Aberdeen 1975-87.
  • MacKinnon, Kenneth Alasdair Argyll & Bute 2002-
  • Mackintosh, Alfred Donald Inverness 1905-38.
  • Mackintosh, Lachlan Ronald Duncan Inverness 1985-96.
  • Maclean, Sir Charles Hector Fitzroy, 11th Bt. (Baron Maclean 1971) Argyll 1954-75; Argyll & Bute 1975-90.
  • McLeod, Robert Bruce Aeneas Cromarty 1794-1833.
  • McLeod, Roderick Cromarty 1833-53.
  • McPherson, James Alexander Strachan Banff 1987-2002.
  • Macrae, Robert Andrew Alexander Scarth Orkney 1972-90.
  • McWilliam, John (ktd. 1970) Fife 1965-74.
  • Maitland see Makgill Crichton Maitland
  • Makgill Crichton Maitland, John David Renfrew 1980-94.
  • Mansfield, David William 3rd Earl of Clackmannan 1803-40.
  • Mansfield, Mungo David Malcolm 7th Earl of Perth 1960-71.
  • Mansfield, William David 4th Earl of Clackmannan 1852-98.
  • Mar & Kellie, John Francis Hervey 16th Earl of Clackmannan 1966-93.
  • Mar & Kellie, Walter John Francis 14th Earl of Clackmannan 1898-1955.
  • March, Charles Henry Earl of (7th Duke of Richmond 1903) Moray 1902-28; Banff 1903-28.
  • Marjoribanks, Baron see Robertson, David
  • Marwick, George Robert Orkney 1997-
  • Matheson, Alexander Western Isles 2001-
  • Matheson, Alexander Francis Ross & Cromarty 1968-76.
  • Matheson, Sir James, 1st Bt. Ross 1866-79.
  • Maule, Hon. Fox (2nd Baron Panmure 1852; 11th Earl of Dalhousie 1860) Angus 1849-74.
  • Maxwell, Sir Herbert Eustace, 7th Bt. Wigtown 1903-35.
  • Migdale, James Frederick Gordon Lord Sutherland 1962-72.
  • Milne Home, John Gavin Dumfries 1988-91.
  • Moncrieff, Henry James 2nd Baron Kinross 1901-09.
  • Montagu, Henry James 2nd Baron Selkirk 1823-45.
  • Montgomery, Sir Basil Henry David, 9th Bt. Perth & Kinross 1995-
  • Montgomery see also Graham-Montgomery and Purvis-Russell-Montgomery
  • Montrose, Douglas Beresford Malise Ronald 5th Duke of Stirling 1885-1925.
  • Montrose, James 3rd Duke of Stirling 1794-1836; Dunbarton 1813-36.
  • Montrose, James 4th Duke of Stirling 1843-74.
  • Montrose, James 6th Duke of see Graham, Marquess of
  • Moray, Francis 9th Earl of Moray 1794-1810.
  • Moray, Francis, 10th Earl of Moray 1810-48.
  • Moray, Francis Douglas Moray 1935-43.
  • Morrison, William Garth East Lothian 2001-
  • Morton, George 16th Earl of Fife 1808-24; Midlothian 1824-7.
  • Morton, John Charles Sholto 22nd Earl of West Lothian 1985-2002.
  • Moubray, John James Kinross 1911-28.
  • Muirshiel, John Scott 1st Viscount Renfrew 1967-80.
  • Munro, Sir Hector, 11th Bt. Ross & Cromarty 1899-1935.
  • Murray, Andrew Graham (1st Baron Dunedin 1905) Bute 1901-5.
  • Murray, Sir George David Keith, Kt. Caithness 1964-5.
  • Napier, Francis 8th Lord Selkirk 1797-1823.
  • Neven-Spence, Sir Basil Hamilton Hebden, Kt. Shetland 1952-63.
  • Newlands, James Henry Cecil Lanark 1915-21.
  • Nicolson, Sir Arthur John Frederick William, 11th Bt. Shetland 1948-52.
  • O'Connor, Sir Richard Nugent, Kt. Ross & Cromarty 1955-64.
  • Onslow see Hughes-Onslow
  • Orr Ewing, Edward Stewart Wigtown 1989-
  • Osborne, Georgiana Louise Angus 2001-
  • Overtoun, James Campbell 1st Baron Dunbarton 1907-08.
  • Panmure, 2nd Baron see Maule, Hon. Fox
  • Parker, Cameron Holdsworth Renfrew 1998-
  • Paterson see Jardine Paterson
  • Paterson-Brown, June Roxburgh 1998-
  • Paynter, George Camborne Beauclerk (Kt. 1950) Sutherland 1945-50.
  • Pearson, Alastair Stevenson Dunbarton 1979-90.
  • Plummer, Charles Henry Scott Selkirk 1919-48.
  • Polwarth, Henry Francis 7th Lord Selkirk 1845-67.
  • Polwarth, Walter George 9th Lord East Lothian 1937-44.
  • Polwarth, Walter Hugh 8th Lord Selkirk 1878-1919.
  • Portland, William John Arthur Charles James 6th Duke of Caithness 1889-1919.
  • Prenter, Patrick Robert Midlothian 2003-
  • Pullar, William Laurence Stirling 1929-36.
  • Purvis-Russell-Montgomery, Sir Henry James, 7th Bt. Kinross 1934-7.
  • Purvis-Russell-Montgomery, Henry Keith Kinross 1944-54.
  • Queensberry, Archibald William 8th Marquess of see Drumlanrig, Viscount
  • Queensberry, Charles 6th Marquess of Dumfries 1819-37.
  • Queensberry, John 7th Marquess of Dumfries 1837-50.
  • Queensberry, William 4th Duke of Dumfries 1794-7.
  • Rawstorne, George Streynsham Sutherland 1950-62.
  • Reay, Donald James 11th Lord Roxburgh 1892-1918.
  • Richmond, Charles Henry 6th Duke of Banff 1879-1903.
  • Richmond, Charles Henry 7th Duke of see March, Earl of
  • Richmond, Charles Henry 8th Duke of Moray 1928-35.
  • Robertson, David (1st Baron Marjoribanks 1873) Berwick 1860-73.
  • Robertson, James Cassels Dunbarton 1975-8.
  • Robertson, Sir William, Kt. Fife 1917-23.
  • Rose, James Nairn 1889-1903.
  • Rosebery, Albert Edward Harry Mayer Archibald 6th Earl of Midlothian 1929-64
  • Rosebery, Archibald John 4th Earl of West Lothian 1843-63.
  • Rosebery, Archibald Philip 5th Earl of West Lothian 1873-1929; Midlothian 1884-1929.
  • Ross, Walter John Macdonald Kircudbright 1977-82.
  • Rosslyn, James 2nd Earl of Fife 1828-37.
  • Roxburghe, Henry John 8th Duke of Roxburgh 1918-32.
  • Roxburghe, James Henry Robert 6th Duke of Berwick 1873-9.
  • Roxburghe, James Henry Robert 7th Duke of Roxburgh 1884-92.
  • Roxburghe, John 3rd Duke of Roxburghe 1794-1804.
  • Russell, Clare Nancy Banff 2003-
  • Saunders, George Anderson Murray Kincardine 1967-77.
  • Scarth, Henry William Orkney 1966-72.
  • Scarth, Robert Orkney 1959-66.
  • Scott, John Hamilton Shetland 1994-
  • Scott, Robert Christie Clackmannan 1994-2001.
  • Scott, Sir Robert Heatlie, Kt. Peebles 1968-80.
  • Scott-Elliot, James Dumfries 1962-7.
  • Seafield, 6th Earl of see Grant, Francis William
  • Seaforth, 1st Baron see Mackenzie, Francis Humberstone
  • Selkirk, Dunbar James 6th Earl of Kircudbright 1845-85.
  • Selkirk, Thomas 5th Earl of Kircudbright 1807-20.
  • Shaw-Stewart, Sir Michael, 5th Bt. Renfrew 1822-5.
  • Shaw-Stewart, Sir Michael Hugh, 8th Bt. Renfrew 1922-42.
  • Shaw-Stewart, Sir Michael Robert, 7th Bt. Renfrew 1869-1903.
  • Shaw-Stewart, Sir Walter Guy, 9th Bt. Renfrew 1950-67.
  • Shearer, Magnus Macdonald Shetland 1982-94.
  • Sinclair, Sir Archibald Henry Macdonald, Bt. (1st Viscount Thurso 1952) Caithness 1919-64.
  • Sinclair, Charles Murray Kennedy 17th Lord Kircudbright 1982-9.
  • Sinclair, John Caithness 1965-73.
  • Smart, John Dalziel Beveridge Kincardine 1999-
  • Smith see Abel Smith
  • Smollett see Telfer-Smollett
  • Sneddon, Hutchison Burt Lanark 1992-9.
  • Southesk, 6th Earl of see Carnegie, Sir James, 6th Bt.
  • Speirs, Alexander Renfrew 1838-44.
  • Speirs, Alexander Archibald Hagart Renfrew 1943-50.
  • Spence see Neven-Spence
  • Sprot, Aidan Mark Tweeddale 1980-94.
  • Stafford, George Granville 2nd Marquess of see Gower, Earl
  • Stafford, George Granville Marquess of see Gower, Earl
  • Stafford, George Granville William Marquess of (3rd Duke of Sutherland 1861) Cromarty 1853-92; Sutherland 1861-92.
  • Stair, John Aymer, 13th Earl of Wigtown 1962-81.
  • Stair, John Hamilton 10th Earl see Dalrymple, Viscount.
  • Stair, John James Hamilton 12th Earl of Wigtown 1935-61.
  • Steel, Sir Samuel Strang, 1st Bt. Selkirk 1948-58.
  • Stephen, Sir Alexander Murray, Kt. Lanark 1955-9.
  • Stewart, John Christie Lanark 1959-63.
  • Stewart, Robert Christie Kinross 1966-74; Clackmannan 1994-2001.
  • Stewart, Sir Robert King, Kt. Lanark 1921-30.
  • Stewart see also Shaw-Stewart
  • Stirling, Sir George Murray Home, 9th Bt. Stirling 1936-49.
  • Stirling, James Stirling 1983-
  • Stirling, James Erskine Nairn 1958-68.
  • Stirling, Sir John, Kt. Ross & Cromarty 1964-8.
  • Stirling, Roderick William Kenneth Ross & Cromarty 1988-
  • Strathmore Claude 11th Earl of Angus 1874-1904.
  • Strathmore, Claude George 12th Earl of Angus 1904-36.
  • Stuart see Crichton-Stuart
  • Sutherland, Cromartie 4th Duke of Sutherland 1892-1913.
  • Sutherland, George Granville 2nd Duke of see Gower, Earl
  • Sutherland, George Granville 3rd Duke of see Stafford, Marquess of
  • Sutherland, George Granville 5th Duke of Sutherland 1913-44.
  • Swan, William Bertram (Kt. 1988) Berwick 1969-89.
  • Swinton, Sir John, Kt. Berwick 1989-2000.
  • Telfer-Smollett, Alexander Patrick Drummond Dunbarton 1949-54.
  • Tennant, Sir Edward Priaulx, 2nd Bt. (1st Baron Glenconner 1911) Peebles 1908-20.
  • Tennant, Iain Mark (Kt. 1986) Elgin 1964-94.
  • Thomson, Sir Ronald Jordan, Kt. Peebles 1956-68.
  • Thorburn, Michael Grieve (Kt. 1933) Peebles 1926-34.
  • Thorburn, William Peebles 1945-56.
  • Thurso, 1st Viscount see Sinclair, Sir Archibald Henry Macdonald
  • Thurso, Robin Archibald 2nd Viscount Caithness 1973-95.
  • Trotter, Alexander Richard Berwick 2000-
  • Turner, Sir William Francis Robert, Kt. Dumfries 1973-82.
  • Tweeddale, George 7th Marquess of East Lothian 1794-1804.
  • Tweeddale, George 8th Marquess of East Lothian 1823-76.
  • Tweeddale, William George Montagu 11th Marquess of Haddington 1944-67.
  • Wemyss, Francis 6th Earl of Peebles 1821-53.
  • Wemyss, Francis 7th Earl of Peebles 1853-80.
  • Wemyss, Francis David 12th Earl of East Lothian 1967-87.
  • Wemyss, Hugo Richard 11th Earl of East Lothian 1918-37.
  • Wemyss see also Erskine-Wemyss
  • Younger, James Paton (Kt. 1961) Clackmannan 1955-66.
  • Younger, John David Bingham Tweeddale 1994-
  • Younger of Leckie, Edward Alexander George 3rd Viscount Stirling 1964-79.
  • Younger of Leckie, George 1st Viscount Stirling 1926-9.
  • Zetland, Lawrence 1st Earl of see Dundas, 2nd Baron

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References

Works in manuscript:

The National Archives, London

HO 106
Warrant Books, Scotland

The National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh

C 3
Great Seal Register
C 19
Register of Specifications

Office of Chancery and Judicial Registers, Edinburgh

  • Table of Writs in Chancery and passing the Great Seal 1966-Sept. 99
  • Register of the Great Seal of Scotland Sept. 1999-
  • Except where otherwise noted these two unpaginated documents are the source of appointments made after 1987.

Works in print:

DNB
Dictionary of National Biography
HP
History of Parliament
MEB
Modern English Biography
WWW
Who Was Who

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