Douglas-Campbell of Blythswood armorials

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Blythswood armorials

Location: Inchinnan Church

The family:
Archibald Campbell, 17th of Mains and 12th of Blythswood was born circa 1809. He was the son of Colin Douglas and Sophia Armine Boydell. He married Caroline Agnes Dick, daughter of Mungo Dick. He died on 11 July 1868.
He was given the name of Archibald Douglas at birth. In 1838 his name was legally changed to Archibald Campbell on inheriting the estate of Blythswood from his cousin, Archibald Campbell. He lived at Mains, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

Children of Archibald Campbell, 17th of Mains and 12th of Blythswood and Caroline Agnes Dick

• Lt.-Col. Archibald Campbell, 1st Baron Blythswood was born on 22 February 1835 at Florence, Italy. He married Hon. Augusta Clementina Carrington, daughter of Robert John Carrington, 2nd Baron Carrington of Upton and Hon. Charlotte Augusta Annabella Drummond-Willoughby, on 7 July 1864 at Whitehall Chapel, Whitehall, London, England. He died on 8 July 1908 at age 73 at Bythswood House, Renfrewshire, Scotland, without issue. He was buried on 11 July 1908 at Inchinnan, Scotland.
He was given the name of Archibald Campbell Douglas at birth. In 1838 his name was legally changed to Archibald Campbell Campbell. He fought in the Crimean War in 1855, where he was severely wounded. He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM Queen Victoria. he was Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Renfrewshire between 1873 and 1874.1and Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Renfrewshire, West Division between 1885 and 1892. He held the office of Grand Master of the Freemasons [Scotland] between 1885 and 1892. He was created 1st Baron Blythswood, co. Renfrew [U.K.] on 24 August 1892, with a special remainder to five of his younger brothers. On his death, his baronetcy became extinct.

• Louisa Jane Campbell was born in 1837.  She married Colonel Hon. Hercules Langford Boyle Rowley, son of Hercules Langford Rowley, 2nd Baron Langford of Summerhill and Louisa Augusta Rhodes, on 3 November 1857. She died on 29 October 1916.

• Reverend Sholto Campbell, 2nd Baron Blythswood was born on 28 June 1839. He married Violet Mary Paget, daughter of General Lord Alfred Henry Paget and Cecilia Wyndham, on 22 October 1889.3 He died on 30 September 1916 at age 77, without issue.
He was given the name of Sholto Douglas at birth. In 1869 his name was legally changed to Sholto Douglas-Campbell. In 1908 his name was legally changed to Sholto Campbell, and in June 1908 his mansion at Douglas-Support, Renfrewshire, was destroyed by fire. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Blythswood, co. Renfrew [U.K., 1892] on 8 July 1908.

• Robert Douglas-Campbell was born in 1842. He married Catherine Ellen Miller, daughter of Captain Thomas Hamilton Lindsay Miller, in 1869. He died on 1 June 1896.
He was an officer in the Royal Navy. In 1892 he was passed over in the line of succession for his brother, Archibald Campbell, for 'some misconduct.' He lived at Blythswood, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

• Maj.-Gen. Barrington Bulkeley Campbell KCB, CVO, 3rd Baron Blythswood was born on 18 February 1845. He married Mildred Catherine Hawley, daughter of Sir Joseph Henry Hawley, 3rd Bt. and Sara Diana Crosbie, on 7 July 1869. He died on 13 March 1918 at age 73 at Douglas Support, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was buried on 15 March 1918 at Inchinnan, Scotland.
He was given the name of Barrington Bulkeley Douglas at birth. He was Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Guernsey between 1903 and 1908. In 1908 his name was legally changed to Barrington Bulkeley Douglas-Campbell. In 1916 his name was legally changed to Barrington Bulkeley Campbell. He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Blythswood, co. Renfrew [U.K., 1892] on 30 September 1916.

• Walter James Douglas-Campbell b. 1850, d. 9 Mar 1914

• Montagu Douglas-Campbell was born in 1852. He died in 1916, unmarried.

• Helen Douglas Campbell (b. 1847 d. 24 Jun 1927)

See also:
•  All Hallows Church



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