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General Sir Archibald Hunter[1]

Male 1856 - 1936  (80 years)


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  • Name Archibald Hunter 
    Prefix General Sir 
    Born 1856 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1936 
    Person ID I87262  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2016 

    Family Mary (of Knowe) Fergusson,   d. 30 Nov 1924, Upper Grosvenor St. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1 Nov 1910 
    • Mary, Lady Inverclyde's, marriage to General Sir Archibald Hunter, one of Lord Kitchener's most trusted lieutenants, and the gallant soldier who has just been appointed Governor of Gibraltar, took place on November 1st at St. George's Church, Hanover Square. The bride is the widow of the second Lord I nverclyde, who was succeeded about five years ago by his only brother, the present peer. Mary, Lady Inverclyde is a pleasant hostess in London , and she delights to give a dance for her young friends, but she has many other interests besides society, being concerned with all good works more or less connected with those who go down to the sea in ships. She was a Miss Fergusson of Ayr, and at her former home, Castle Wemyss, and at her present house in London she has always been interested in philanthropic schemes. Lord Kitchener* was the best man for the first time.
      The Playgoer and Society Illustrated, 1911

      *Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener.
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F32841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • General Sir Archibald Hunter GCB GCVO DSO (6 September 1856 \endash 28 June 1936) distinguished himself during the Boer War. He was Governor of Omdurman, in Sudan, and later of Gibraltar.

  • Sources 
    1. [S883] Hamish Maclaren.