Lord James Lindsay (5th Earl of Balcarres)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth14.11.1691PEER
First Known Service17.10.1705CSORN
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.EWIKI
1716 Dismissed from the NavyEWIKI
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.EWIKI
30.4.1745 Fought at the Battle of FontenoyEWIKI


PEERThe Peerage dot comVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site

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