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William Carnegie (1756 - 1831)

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Adm Sir William "7th Earl of Northesk, GCB" Carnegie
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Profile last modified | Created 18 May 2013 | Last significant change: 31 Jul 2018
15:13: Kirk Hess edited the data for William Carnegie. (Merged Carnegie-155 into Carnegie-93: Clear duplicate.) [Thank Kirk for this | 1 thank-you received]
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Categories: British Admirals | Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath.

William Carnegie is a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Admiral Sir William Carnegie, 7th Earl of Northesk, GCB was born on April 19, 1758 in Bruntsfield, Midlothian, Scotland, the son of Admiral Sir George Carnegie, 6th Earl of Northesk and Anne Melville.[1]

In 1771 he entered service in the Royal Navy and served in the Revolutionary Was as a Lieutenant aboard the frigate HMS Beaulieu and due to his conduct he was promoted to Post-captain (equivalent to present day Captain) was given command of the HMS Enterprise.Military[2]


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  • Mrs. Margaret Child - Victoria AUS, 11-19-2008, Photocopies (4 sets) Investigation in Scotland and book written by Helen Carnegie 1989 ?Carnegies of Melbourne? and others
  • Brian C Tompsett, Index to royal Genealogical Data, [3]: accessed: June 9, 2008
  • The, [4]: accessed: June 9, 2008, Bruntsfield, Midlothian, Scotland.
  • Longwood Park
  • Northesk, Earl of (S, 1647) Cracroft's Peerage
  • The Complete Peerage v.IX,pp.696-697

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On 26 Jun 2018 at 19:26 GMT Kirk Hess wrote:

Carnegie-155 and Carnegie-93 appear to represent the same person because: Dup earl of northesk

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