Noblewoman

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Princess Titana Marama

Title: 
Chieftess of Haapiti
Other names: 
Tetuanuireiaiteruiate, Mrs. John Brander, Mrs. George Darsie
Dates: 
1842-25 September 1898

Titana's father was London born Alexander Salmon (originally Soloman) a Landowner. Her mother was Ariitaimai Teriirere-iotu-raco-ma-Soarai-ariiochan Saaroarii Ariitaimai, adopted half sister of Queen Pomare IV of Tahiti and Titana was in direct line of succession to the throne.

In 1856 when she was age 14 she married Elgin man John Brander, an older man and owner of a Trading House in the South Pacific.

Sources
Tahiti - Islands Beyond
Scottish Islands Explorer magazine, July/August 2016
Genealogical Magazine
A TAHITIAN PRINCESS IN SCOTLAND
Paperspast Press, Volume LV, Issue 10196, 18 November 1898, Page 5
Lieutenant G DARSIE
Every Man Remembered
1898 Darsie, Tetuanui-Reiait (Statutary Deaths 402/00 0016
Scotland's People death certificate
Alexander Salmon
Wikipedia page

Philadelphia Carey

Title: 
Baroness Scrope of Bolton, Mascham and Upsall
Other names: 
Mrs. Thomas Scrope
Dates: 
circa 1552 - 3rd February1627

Philadelphia Carey was born around 1552. Her parents were Sir Henry Carey (1525/6- 1596), first Baron of Hunsdon, and Anne Morgan. Her father was a cousin of Queen Elizabeth I of England and he served as Warden of the Eastern Marches on the Scottish border; Chamberlain of the Household, twice Member of Parliament for Buckingham. She had 10 surviving brothers and sisters. Thomas, Catherine, George, Henry, Michael, John, Edmund, Robert, Mary (Margaret) and William.

Images: 
Tomb of Thomas and Philadelphia Scrope at Langar, Nottinghamshire
Sources
Philadelphia CAREY (B. Scrope of Bolton)
website about the Tudor Court
All results for Philadelphia Carey
Ancestry.com search page
Thomas Scrope, 10th Baron Scrope of Bolton
Wikipedia biography
Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon
Wikipedia biography
Rob Ride, Ride Rob to Scotland
Website Tudor and Stuart Britain 1485-1714
The Great North Ride 1603 London to Edinburgh 2011
Planning and Report on re-enactment ride
Philadelphia (Carey) Scrope
family tree site

Catherine Herbert, The Countess of Dunmore

Title: 
Countess
Dates: 
d. 1886

Lady Catherine Herbert was the daughter of George Augustus Herbert, 11th Earl of Pembroke and Catherine Woronzow. She married Alexander Edward Murray, 6th Earl of Dunmore, son of George Murray, 5th Earl of Dunmore and Lady Susan Hamilton, on 27 September 1836. She died on 12 February 1886. Her married name became Murray. As a result of her marriage, Lady Catherine Herbert was styled as Countess of Dunmore on 11 November 1836. She promoted Harris tweed as a fashionable cloth for sporting and country wear.

Children:
Lady Constance Euphemia Woronzow Murray d. 16 Mar 1922

Images: 
pen and ink drawing, National Portrait gallery
Sources
Burke's Peerage
Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1232, 1233.

Susanna Montgomery

Title: 
Countess. Lady
Other names: 
Nee Susanna Kennedy; Susanna Montgomerie, Countess of Eglinton, Lady Eglinton, S Eglintoun,
Dates: 
1690 – 18 March 1780
Sources
Susanna Montgomery, Countess of Eglinton
Biographical details of Susanna Montgomery

Helen Colquhoun

Title: 
Lady
Other names: 
Her maiden name was Sutherland.
Dates: 
1717-1791

She was the daughter of William, Lord Strathnaver. She married Sir James Colquhoun of Luss, who laid out the town of Helensburgh. She was described by Dr Johnston as "a very pious woman." She died in 1791.

Her portrait, painted by William Aikman, hangs in the Art Gallery, Campbelltown, Argyllshire.

Sources
Scottish Place Names
W.F.H. Nicolaisen, 2001, John Donald, p68.

Katherine Forbes, Lady Rothiemay

Title: 
Lady
Dates: 
c1583 - c1652

Katherine Forbes was the daughter of John, eighth Lord Forbes, and his second wife Janet Seton. She was educated in Aberdeen. She married William Gordon of Rothiemay in the winter of 1603/4. The Gordons and their neighbours the Crichtons were at feud, and William Gordon died after a skirmish in 1630. The Crichtons were ordered to pay compensation, but later in 1630 Lady Rothiemay's eldest son died in a suspicious fire.

Sources
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
The online ODNB site is subscription only.

Shona MacLean Vance, ‘Forbes, Katherine, Lady Rothiemay (c.1583–1652/3)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/66920,

Victoria Alexandrina Montagu Douglas Scott

Title: 
Lady, Marchioness, Dowager Marchioness
Other names: 
Marchioness of Lothian, Dowager Marchioness of Lothian, Kerr, Talbot
Dates: 
20.11.1844 - 19.06.1938

Lady Victoria Alexandrina Montagu Douglas Scott was born on 20th November 1844 (baptized on 18th December) at Dalkeith Castle, the daughter of Sir Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (5th Duke of Buccleuch, 25.11.1806 - 16.04.1884) and Lady Charlotte Anne Thynne (10.04.1811 - 18.03.1895).

She had 6 siblings who lived to adulthood: William Henry Walter Montagu, Henry John Montagu, Walter Charles Montagu, Margaret Elizabeth Montagu and Mary Charlotte Montagu.

Sources
Person Page 24
Tatton Park - Its People Website
KERR, SCHOMBERG H - SCOTT, VICTORIA A M D (Statutory Marriages 683/00 0005)
marriage record (to first husband)

Scotlands People

MONTAGU DOUGLAS, VICTORIA ALEXAN (O.P.R. Births 683/00 0100 0353 DALKEITH)
Birth Record

Scotlands People

1938 TALBOT, VICTORIA ALEXAN (Statutory Deaths 786/00 0002)
Death Record (name of second husband)

Scotlands People

Harper's Weekly 18th April, 1963
Articles from Harper's Weekly Newspaper
Bridesmaids
Articles from Harper's Weekly Newspaper
The bridesmaids of Alexandra of Denmark
National Portrait Gallery, London website - photograph
The Bridesmaids
National Portrait Gallery, London website - chromolithograph
The Lothian Family
Newbattle Abbey College Website

Elizabeth Dundas

Title: 
Lady
Other names: 
Elizabeth Dalrymple, Countess Dowager of Stair
Dates: 
Died 25 May 1731

Elizabeth Dundas was an heiress, daughter of Sir John Dundas of Newliston and Agnes Gray.

Around 1688 she married John Dalyrimple,1st Earl of Stair (born 1648, died 8 January 1707). They had 6 sons and 4 daughters, only 3 sons and a daughter reaching adulthood {John Dalrymple, 2nd Earl of Stair (baptised 02 August 1673, died 1747), William Dalrymple (baptised 11 October 1678, died 3 December 1744), Hon George Dalrymple of Dalmahoy (baptised 10 March 1680, died 29 July 1745) and Lady Margaret Dalrymple (baptised 25 August 1684, died 3 April 1779)}.

Sources
Stair, Earl of (S, 1703)
The Peerage Research Trust Website
Edinburgh, 477 Lawnmarket, 2 Lady Stair's Close
Scotlands Places Website
Writers' Museum from Lady Stair's Close, Edinburgh
Capital Collections Website

Eleanor Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas

Title: 
Lady
Other names: 
Lady Eleanor Campbell
Dates: 
7th July 1796 - 16th September 1832

Eleanor was born on 7th July, 1796 and baptized on 5th Aug 1796 at Inveresk with Musselburgh, Scotland.

Her parents were Francis Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas, Earl of Wemyss of Gosford House, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland (born 15 Apr 1772, died 28 Jun 1853 at Gosford House) and Margaret Campbell of Shawfield, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland (born around 1778, died 25 Jan 1850 at Gosford House). They married on 31 Aug 1794.

Sources
Port Ellen Feature Page
Isle of Islay website
Lady Eleanor Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas
W. H. Auden - 'Family Ghosts'
Lighthouses on the Isle of Islay
Isle of Islay website
CAMPBELL, Walter Frederick (1798-1855), of Islay House, Argyll and Woodhall, Lanark.
The History Of Parliament Website
Francis Douglas, 8th Earl of Wemyss
Wikipedia page

Caroline Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas

Title: 
Lady
Other names: 
Lady Caroline Charteris
Dates: 
12 January 1816 - 2nd September 1891

Caroline was born on 12th January 1816, and baptized on 27th February the same year at Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland.

Her birth entry in the Old Parish Record for Aberlady on the page beginning Dec 1815 states 'Born 12th Jan.y, baptized 27th. Feb.y, Caroline, a Daughter to the Right Hon.ble Francis Charteris Earl of Wemyss, & Margaret Campbell Countess of Wemyss his Spouse – Witness, The Marquis of Douglas & Rev. Mr. Alison, Episcopal Chapel Edin.r'

Sources
CHARTERIS-WEMYS, CAROLINE (O.P.R. Births 702/00 0040 0143 ABERLADY)
Old Parish Records Pre 1855 Births and Baptisms, Scotland
Caroline Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas Female 1816 - 1891
Family Search Website: Community Trees
Caroline Charteris Wemyss 1816 - 1891
Geneology.links.org Website Baptismal year to be corrected to 1816 Entry for her sister: 10.Jane Charteris Wemyss(Douglas) 1811 - 1897 to be corrected and changed to 10.Jane Charteris Wemyss(Dunbar) 1811 - 1897
Sick Kids hospital: At the forefront of child medicine for last 150 years
Newspaper Article
The Queen's Drawing-Room
The Court Journal: Court Circular & Fashionable Gazette, Volume 7
St Peter’s, Vauxhall 26 February 2012
The Vauxhall Society Webiste
LHB5 ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN
Lothian Health Services Archive
Lord Wolseley on Cadet Corps. Wanganui Herald, Volume XXIII, Issue 6892, 28 August 1889, Page 2
Paperspast Website
Back to the Future. Bishop Tait and the Mission to London illustrated from the Fulham Papers. Friends of Lambeth Library - 19/07/07
The Diocese of London Website
Full text of 'Father Damien and Others'
Internet Archives Website
Ariston Organette (Erhlich Patent)
Richards Radios Website
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