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THE ANCESTRY OF SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME

 

1  Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, 14th Earl of Home

   b 2 Jul 1903, London

   d 9 Oct 1995, The Hirsel, Coldstream, Berwickshire

 

Parents

 

2  Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home

   b 29 Dec 1873, Newton Don, Berwickshire

   d 11 Jul 1951, The Hirsel

   m 14 Jul 1902, St. Margaret, Westminster

3  Lilian Lambton

   b 8 Dec 1881, Marylebone, London

   d 26 Sep 1966, Berwickshire

 

Grandparents

 

4  Charles Alexander Douglas-Home, 12th Earl of Home

   b 11 Apr 1834, The Hirsel

   d 30 Apr 1918, The Hirsel

   m 18 Aug 1870, Howick, Northumberland

5  Maria Grey

   b 23 Feb 1849, Brighton

   d 25 May 1918, The Hirsel

6  Frederick William Lambton, 4th Earl of Durham

   b 19 Jun 1855, St. George, Hanover Square, London

   d 31 Jan 1929, Fenton, Wooler, Northumberland

   m 26 May 1879, St. Peter, Eaton Square

7  Beatrix Bulteel

   b ca 1858, Holbeton, Devon

   d 27 Apr 1937, Fenton, Wooler

 

Great-grandparents

 

8  Cospatrick Alexander Home, 11th Earl of Home

   b 27 Oct 1799, Dalkeith House

   d 4 Jul 1881, Coldstream

   m 4 Dec 1832, Ditton Park, Buckinghamshire

9  Lucy Elizabeth Scott-Montagu

   b 14 Nov 1805

   d 15 May 1877, The Hirsel

10 Capt. Charles Conrad Grey, R.N.

   b 2 Jan 1817

   d 29 May 1848, Lowndes Square, London

   m 23 Apr 1844, St Marylebone, Westminster

11 Caroline Nesbitt Macan

   bap 22 Nov 1823, Calcutta

   d 11 Oct 1854, Brighton

12 George Frederick d’Arcy Lambton, 2nd Earl of Durham

   b 5 Sep 1828, Copse Hill, Surrey

   d 27 Nov 1879, Mayfair, Middlesex

   m 23 May 1854, St. George, Hanover Square, London

13 Beatrix Frances Hamilton

   b 21 Jul 1835, Carlton Terrace

   d 21 Jan 1871, Lambton Castle

14 John Bulteel of Pamflete, Ivybridge, Devon

   b 26 Jun 1827, Yealmpton, Devon

   d 1 Jul 1897, Horrabridge, Devon

   m 23 Mar 1854, Stoke Church, Devonport, Devon

15 Euphemia Emily Parsons

   b ca 1831, Greece

   d 11 Jul 1914, Pamflete

 

Great-great-grandparents

 

16 Alexander Home, 10th Earl of Home

   b 11 Nov 1769, The Hirsel

   d 20 Oct 1841, The Hirsel

   m 9 Nov 1798, Dalkeith

17 Elizabeth Scott

   b 10 Oct 1770, London

   d 29 Jun 1837, The Hirsel

18 Henry James Scott-Montagu, 2nd Baron Montagu of Boughton

   b 16 Dec 1776, London

   d 30 Oct 1845, Piccadilly, Middlesex

   m 22 Nov 1804, Dalkeith House

19 Jane Margaret Douglas

   b 21 Dec 1779, Bothwell Castle

   d 8 Jan 1859, Ditton Park

20 Lieut-Col. the Hon William Grey

   b 20 Oct 1775, Falloden, Northumberland

   d 10 Aug 1817, London

   m May 1805, Clifton

21 Maria Shirreff

   b ca 1782

   d 4 Aug 1857, Richmond, Surrey

22 Major Turner Macan of Carriff, co. Armagh

   bap 5 Oct 1792, Kilbrogan, co. Cork

   d 24 Jul 1836, bur North Park St. Cemetery, Calcutta

   m 14 Nov 1822, Fort William, Bengal

23 Harriet Sneyd

   b ca 1795, Ireland

   d 6 Feb 1871, Lowndes Square, London

24 John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham

   b 12 Apr 1792, London

   d 28 Jul 1840, Cowes, Isle of Wight

   m 9 Dec 1816, Howick

25 Louisa Elizabeth Grey

   b 7 Apr 1797, Mayfair

   d 26 Nov 1841, Genoa

26 James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn

   b 21 Jan 1811, Mayfair

   d 31 Oct 1885, Newtown Stewart, co. Tyrone

   m 25 Oct 1832, Fochabers, Banffshire

27 Louisa Jane Russell

   b 8 Jul 1812, London

   d 31 Mar 1905, Pulborough, Sussex

28 John Crocker Bulteel of Flete and Lyneham, Devon

   bap 15 May 1793, Yealmpton, Devon

   d 10 Sep 1843, Westminster

   m 13 May 1826, London

29 Elizabeth Grey

   b 10 Jul 1798, Bedwell Park, Hertfordshire

   d 8 Nov 1880, Green Street, Park Lane

30 Col. John Whitehill Parsons, C.M.G., Resident of Zante

   b ca 1786

   d 20 Apr 1848, the Palace, Corfu

   m 1 Jun 1820, Gilston House, Fife

31 Mary Elizabeth Dewar

   b 9 Jan 1793, Edinburgh

   d 21 Mar 1876, Midford House, Somerset

 

 

Sources

 

The Complete Peerage (2nd edition)

The Scots Peerage

C.R. Humphery-Smith and M.G. Heenan, “The Ancestry of Mr Harold Wilson”, in Family History [the journal of the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies] vol 3 no 17/18 (Nov 1965)

J.J. Howard and F.A. Crisp, eds., Visitation of England and Wales, Notes, vol 10

D. Williamson, “The Ancestry of Lady Diana Spencer” Genealogists’ Magazine, Jun 1981, with additions and corrections in the Dec 1981 issue

Richard K. Evans, The Ancestry of Diana, Princess of Wales (Boston, 2007)

Alumni Cantabrigienses

The Gentleman’s Magazine, 1848

Burke’s Landed Gentry (1871)

Burke’s Landed Gentry of Ireland (1899)

J. Macan, MacCana of Clanbrassil: An Ancestral and Family History, ed. F. Steer (1997)

Encyclopædia Britannica (online at www.britannica.com)

Will of John Whitehill Parsons, National Archives, PROB 11/2079

The New Monthly Magazine, 14(Jul-Dec 1820):120

Newburn parish registers

St Marylebone, Westminster, parish registers

British India Office ecclesiastical returns - births and baptisms (online at http://www.findmypast.co.uk)

Biography of William Henry Whitbread at http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1820-1832/member/whitbread-william-1795-1867

Peter Beauclerk Dewar, The House of Dewar (London, 1991)

Statutory register of births, Nenthorn

Statutory register of deaths, Coldstream

1851 census returns, Chelsea, HO 107/1474, fol. 266

1871 census returns, South Stoke, RG 10/2475, fol. 56

1881 census returns, Holbeton, RG 11/2185, fol. 27

1901 census returns, London, RG 13/83, fol. 26

National probate calendars

The Caledonian Mercury, 22 Dec 1779

Newcastle Courant, 15 Apr 1797

Staffordshire Advertiser, 21 Jul 1798

Jackson’s Oxford Journal, 18 May 1805

The Morning Chronicle, 9 Jul 1812

The Standard, 28 Mar 1876

The Yorkshire Evening Post, 27 Apr 1937

The following issues of The Times:

   7 Jun 1820

   13 Sep 1843

   18 May 1848

   27 Feb 1849

   27 Mar 1854

   13 Oct 1854

   29 May 1879

   9 Nov 1880

   9 May 1881

   5 Jul 1897

   14 Jul 1914

   1 Feb 1929

   28 Apr 1937

   13 Jul 1951

   27 Sep 1966

   10 Oct 1995

 

Notes

 

The Complete Peerage incorrectly gives the date of death of number 1 as 10 Oct 1995.

 

Prince William is descended from 26, 27, 28 and 29 (see Evans).