John Campbell Hamilton-Gordon, 7th Earl of Aberdeen

John Campbell, seventh Earl of Aberdeen, G.C.M.G., was born in Edinburgh 3 August 1847, and succeeded his brother 27 January 1870. He was Her Majesty's High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1881-5. He was Lord-Lieutenant and Governor- General of Ireland February to August 1886, and Governor- General of the Dominion of Canada 1893-8. He is Lord- Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire. He married, 7 November 1877, Ishbel Maria Marjoribanks, the second daughter of Dudley Coutts, Baron Tweedmouth. They have had issue:-
  • 1. George, Lord Haddo, born 20 January 1879 at 37 Grosvenor Square, London.
  • 2. Dudley Gladstone Gordon, born 6 May 1883 at 37 Grosvenor Square.
  • 3. Ian Archibald Gordon, born 3 October 1884 at Haddo House.
  • 4. Marjorie Adeline, born 7 December 1880 at 37 Grosvenor Square.
  • 5. Dorothea Mary, born 12 March 1882 at 37 Grosvenor Square. Died 25 November following, and buried at Haddo.
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