John Hamilton Dalrymple, 10th Earl of Stair KT (1 April 1819 – 3 December 1903), styled Viscount Dalrymple from 1853 until 1864, was a Scottish peer and politician, who served as Governor of the Bank of Scotland for thirty-three years.
The Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle is an order of chivalry associated with Scotland. The current version of the Order was founded in 1687 by King James VII of Scotland who asserted that he was reviving an earlier Order. The Order consists of the Sovereign and sixteen Knights and Ladies, as well as certain "extra" knights. The Sovereign alone grants membership of the Order; he or she is not advised by the Government, as occurs with most other Orders.
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He was the eldest son of North Dalrymple, 9th Earl of Stair, and married Louisa-Jane-Henrietta-Emily, eldest daughter of the 3rd Duc de Coigny, in 1846. They had 6 children:
North Hamilton Dalrymple, 9th Earl of Stair was the son of Sir John Dalrymple of Cousland, 4th Baronet and Elizabeth Hamilton.
John Hew North Gustav Henry Hamilton-Dalrymple, 11th Earl of Stair, known as Viscount Dalrymple 1864-1903, was a British army officer and nobleman.
Sir Arthur Pendarves Vivian was a British industrialist, mine-owner and Liberal politician from the Vivian family, who worked in South Wales and Cornwall, and sat in the House of Commons from 1868 to 1885.
Major-General William Vesey Brownlow was a British Army officer.
He represented Wigtownshire in Parliament from 1841 to 1856. He became Earl of Stair on the death of his father in 1864, and served as Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire from 1870 to 1897. From 1870 to 1903 he was the Governor of the Bank of Scotland. After it was proposed in 1877, he successfully opposed the southward extension to Drummore of the Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railway. He also served as Lord High Commissioner to the Church of Scotland from 1869 to 1871.
Wigtownshire, was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1708 to 1801 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1918. It was represented by one Member of Parliament.
Earl of Stair is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in 1703 for the lawyer and statesman John Dalrymple, 2nd Viscount of Stair.
This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire, Scotland.
James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn PC was a Scottish peer and diplomat for James VI and I. He also participated in the Plantations of Ireland of that king.
John James Hamilton Dalrymple, 12th Earl of Stair,, styled Viscount Dalrymple between 1903 and 1914, was a Scottish soldier and Conservative Party, later Unionist Party, politician.
Sir Hew Dalrymple, Lord North Berwick (1652–1737) was a Scottish judge and politician.
James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Abercorn was the eldest son of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn and Marion Boyd and the father of the 3rd earl. Like his mother and his wife he was a recusant. He gave his Irish title Baron Hamilton of Strabane to his younger brother Claud.
Claud Hamilton, 2nd Lord Hamilton, Baron of Strabane was the founder of the Strabane branch of the Hamiltons. His wife, Jean Gordon, after his death married Phelim O'Neill.
John Manners was an English politician, and the eldest natural son of Lord William Manners.
James Stuart, 4th Earl of Moray was the son of James Stuart, 3rd Earl of Moray and Lady Anne Gordon.
Sir John Dick Lauder of Fountainhall, 8th Baronet,, was a Deputy lieutenant and magistrate for Midlothian, and Justice of the Peace for Wigtownshire. He succeeded his father, Sir Thomas Dick Lauder, 7th Baronet, in 1848.
Dalrymple is a surname, originating with the toponym of Dalrymple, East Ayrshire, Scotland. Used as a surname denoting origin since the 16th century, it was carried by the viscounts of Stair, East Ayrshire in the 17th century . It also occurs as a commoners' surname since at least the 18th century. It has rarely been used as a given name since the later 18th century.
Admiral Sir Frederick Hew George Dalrymple-Hamilton KCB was a British naval officer who served in World War I and World War II.
The Dalrymple, later Dalrymple-Hamilton, later Hamilton-Dalrymple Baronetcy, of North Berwick in the County of Haddington, is a title in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia. It was created on 29 April 1697 for the Hon. Hew Dalrymple, Lord President of the Court of Session under the judicial title of Lord North Berwick from 1698 to 1737. He was the third son of James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount of Stair, and the brother of John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, Sir James Dalrymple, 1st Baronet, of Cranstoun, and Sir David Dalrymple, 1st Baronet, of Hailes. The second Baronet sat as Member of Parliament for Haddington and Haddingtonshire. The third Baronet represented Haddingtonshire in the House of Commons. The fourth Baronet was Member of Parliament for Haddingtonshire, Ayrshire and Haddington. He assumed the additional surname of Hamilton after that of Dalrymple. The fifth Baronet sat as Member of Parliament for Haddington. The eighth Baronet assumed the surname of Hamilton before that of Dalrymple. The tenth Baronet was Lord-Lieutenant of East Lothian from 1987 to 2001.
John Aymer Dalrymple, 13th Earl of Stair, was a British peer. Styled Viscount Dalrymple from 1906 until 1961
General John Hamilton Dalrymple, 8th Earl of Stair KT, known as Sir John Dalrymple, 5th Baronet, between 1810 and 1840, was a British soldier and politician.
James Lindsay, 5th Earl of Balcarres was a Scottish peer, the son of Colin Lindsay, 3rd Earl of Balcarres and Lady Margaret Campbell, daughter of the Earl of Loudoun. He became the 5th Earl of Balcarres on 25 July 1736 on the death of his brother Alexander Lindsay, 4th Earl of Balcarres.
Sir Hew Hamilton Dalrymple was Unionist Party Member of Parliament for Wigtownshire.
Sir Henry Osborne, 11th Baronet, MP, was an Irish baronet and politician.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for Wigtownshire |
Sir Andrew Agnew, Bt
The Duke of Buccleuch
| Chancellor of the University of Glasgow |
Sir William Thomson
The Earl of Galloway
| Lord Lieutenant of Wigtown |
Sir Herbert Maxwell
The Marquess of Ailsa
| Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire |
The Earl of Eglinton
|Peerage of Scotland|
North Hamilton Dalrymple
| Earl of Stair |