CHAPTER 23

 

The Lord-Lieutenants

and Sheriffs of Peeblesshire

 

Year:
 
1794
Rt. Hon. Alexander Murray, 7th Baron Elibank
1821
Rt. Hon. Francis Charteris, 8th Earl of Wemyss and March
1853
Rt. Hon. Francis Charteris, 9th Earl of Wemyss and March
1880
Colin James Mackenzie of Portmore
1896
Rt. Hon. Montolieu Fox Oliphant Murray, 10th Baron and
(1911) 1st Viscount Elibank
1908
Rt. Hon. Edward Priaulx Tennant, 2nd Baronet and (1911)
1st Baron Glenconner of Glen
1921
Rt. Hon. Thomas David Gibson-Carmichael, 11th Baronet and
1st Baron Carmichael of Skirling, GCSI, GCIE, KCMG
1926
Sir (1933) Michael Grieve Thorburn of Glenormiston
1934
Rt. Hon. (Charles) Gideon Murray, 11th Baron and 2nd Viscount
Elibank
1945
Lieut.-Colonel William Thorburn of Craigerne, DSO, TD
1956
Captain Sir Ronald Jordan Thomson of Kaimes
1968
Sir Robert Heatlie Scott, GCMG, CBE
1980
Lieutenant-Colonel Aidan Mark Sprot, MC, of Haystoun
Sources: From 1794 to 1945 - The Tweeddale Shooting Club, a Sesqui­Centennial Memoir, 1790-1940, edited and compiled by Captain George Wolfe Murray (Edinburgh, 1950) p113; thereafter updated.

SHERIFFS

Period:
1184           Symon, son of Malbeth, Sheriff of Traquair
1227           John, Sheriff of Peebles
1233-c1259 Sir Gilbert Fraser, Sheriff of Traquair

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