Rt Hon the Lord Auckland 'Campbell' Geddes of Rolvenden


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Rt Hon the Lord Auckland 'Campbell' Geddes of Rolvenden b.1879 d.1954 More information [picture]

Son of Acland Campbell Geddes b.1831 d.1908 and Christina Helen McLeod "Nellie" Anderson b.1850 d.1914 aged 64. [picture]

Married 1906 Isabella Gamble Ross b.1881.

They had the following children [picture]:

M i Ross Campbell b.20 July 1907.
M ii Alexander Campbell b.1910.
F iii Margaret Campbell b.1913.
M iv John Reay Campbell b.1915.
M v David Campbell b.1917.

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The Right Honourable, PC, GCMG, KCB, MD, LL D. Demonstrator and Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Edinburgh. Professor of Royal College of Anatomy, Dublin. Professor of Anatomy McGill University. Lieutenant, 3rd HLI South African War 1900-1. Honorary Brigadier-General, Director of Recruiting, War Office 1916-7. Minister of National Service 1917-9. President Local Government Board 1918. Minister of Reconstruction 1919. President Board of Trade 1919-20. MP for Basingstoke 1917-20. British Ambassador to USA 1920-4. Chairman Rio Tinto etc.

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Rt Hon the Lord Auckland Campbell Geddes of Rolvenden b.1879 d.1954 and his wife, Isabella Gamble Ross b.1881.

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John Ford Anderson with Auckland and Belle Geddes

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Report of Lord Geddes' Will in the Evening News

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Geddes family at Rolvenden

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Notes on sources

Anderson family tree

Information is largely taken from the book 'The Andersons of Peterhead'. This was based on the records made by John Anderson 1825/1903 [VIII 32], known as 'China John'. This was brought up to date in 1936 by Cecil Ford Anderson [X 17] and Agnes Donald Ferguson [CS 45 X b]. Many photographs were taken and compiled in an album by Olive Edis (daughter of Mary Murray, daughter of Andrew Murray (2) of Aberdeen). Corrections to both Janet Innes Anderson's and Alexander Murray's death dates from Robert Murray Watt and Iain Forrest.

Forrest family tree

Iain Forrest kindly supplied material to update the Forrest family (progeny of William Forrest) details.

Hibbert family tree

The information is largely taken from a tree compiled by F.B. (she knows who she is!) with extra material found by the author.

Murray family tree

The 'Genealogical Table showing various branches of the Murray family', from which this information was taken, was prepared by Alexander Murray of Blackhouse, extended by Andrew Murray - advocate - Aberdeen circa 1880 and further extended by Arthur Murray Watt 1972. The generational notation is the author's.

Pike family tree

Information from family sources as well as 'Burke's Landed Gentry' 1875

Stevenson family tree and many Stevenson and Anderson photos

Deepest thanks for some fantastic pictures and for writing the wonderful book 'Jobs for the Boys' to Hew Stevenson, which you can see on www.dovebooks.co.uk.

And the rest

Thanks also to all who have written in with information, advice, help and, most importantly, corrections.

© John Hibbert 2001-2013

16 November, 2015