Lord James Lindsay (5th Earl of Balcarres)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth14.11.1691PEER
First Known Service17.10.1705CSORN
A.K.A.LindseyRNLPC
FatherColin Lindsay, 3rd Earl of Balcarres (1652-1722)PEER
MotherLady Margaret Campbell (d.1747)PEER
WifeAnne Dalrymple (1727-1820) - Married 24.10.1749, Edinburgh PEER
DaughterMargaret Janet [Fordyce/Lamb] (d.1814)PEER
DaughterAnne [Barnard] (1750-1825)PEER
SonAlexander, 6th Earl of Balcarres (1752-1825)PEER
SonHon. Robert (1754-1836)PEER
SonRt. Rev. Hon. Charles Dalrymple (1760-1846)PEER
SonLt.-Col. Hon. John (1762-1826)PEER
DaughterLady Elizabeth Scot [Yorke] (1763-1858)PEER
SonHon. Hugh (1765-1844)PEER
Half-sisterLady Margaret [Fleming]PEER
Half-brotherColin Lindsay, Lord Cummerland (d.1708)PEER
SisterLady Eleanor [Fraser] (d.1735)PEER
BrotherAlexander, 4th Earl of Balcarres (1690-1736)PEER
Last Known Service1716CSORN
Date of Death20.2.1768 - Balcarres, Fife PEER

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
14.4.1710 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/2/264RNLPC
17.5.1711 Lieutenant ADM 6/11/139CSORN
17.5.171130.6.1711Lizard (24), Lieutenant ADM 6/11/139ADM 6/11
30.6.171131.10.1712Portland (54), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/11/148ADM 6/11
13.11.1715 Fought at the The Battle of Sheriffmuir on the Jacobite side.E-WIKI
1716 Dismissed from the NavyE-WIKI
25.7.1736 Succeeded as 5th Earl of BalcarresPEER
25.7.1736 Succeeded as 5th Lord Lindsay and BalneilPEER
25.7.1736 Succeeded as 6th Lord Lindsay of BalcarresPEER
16.6.1743 Fought at the Battle of Dettingen.E-WIKI
30.4.1745 Fought at the Battle of FontenoyE-WIKI


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