Archibald John Primrose

Lived
1783-1868
Origin
Barnbougle Castle, Dalmeny
Father
Neil Primrose
Mother
Mary Vincent, daughter of Sir Francis Vincent of Stoke d'Abernon
Estate
Dalmeny. He built the splendid Dalmeny House in 1817, moving the family seat from Barnbougle Castle.
Political views
Whig. MP for Helston (1805) and Cashel (1806). Representative peer 1818, 1820 and 1826
Profession
Fourth Earl of Rosebery
Story
He was involved in the fouding of the Edinburgh Lancastrian Schools about 1813, with various other members of the chapel.
Chapel connection
1813, baptism
Married
20 May 1808
Spouse
1. Harriet Bouverie, divorced for adultery; 2. Anne Margaret Anson, 1796-1882
Children
Archibald (1809), Harriet (1810), Mary Anne (1812), Bouverie Francis (1813)

Sources

  1. Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
  2. Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1818

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