Mary Douglas (Gordon)

Lived
1737-1816
Origin
Dalmahoy
Father
James Douglas first earl of Morton
Mother
Agatha daughter of James Halyburton of Pitcur
Address
When her husband was alive they lived at 2 St Andrew's Square. She is ex-directory after this.
Estate
Aboyne
Chapel connection
1816 (funeral)
Married on
14 May 1774
Spouse
Charles Gordon Earl of Aboyne (1726-1794), his second wife. After a long minority he cleared his estate from debt and improved it.
Children
Douglas Gordon, b. Marylebone 1777, succeeded to the estate of Pitcur and assumed name of Halyburton of Pitcur. Served with Royal Scots, assistant QM General 1803, married in Dublin daughter of Sir Edward Leslie of Tarbert, Co. Kerry.
Related to
Her step-daughter Margaret Gordon was Susan Beckford's mother

Dalmahoy House (4)

Sources

  1. Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
  2. Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1818
  3. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom. ed. The Hon Vicary Gibbs. (London 1913) vol.1 p.54
  4. Dalmahoy, Wikipedia accessed 23 June 2010

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