Clan Dalrymple

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The focus of this team's work is to identify, improve and maintain profiles associated with the Lairds and Chiefs of Clan Dalrymple together with members bearing the name Dalrymple, the related families and those recognised as septs of Clan Dalrymple.

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This list will be developed by the Team. If you are working on a specific task, please list it here:

  • promoting the entries of those bearing the name Dalrymple on Wikitree.
  • ensuring entries appearing on Wikitree are as accurate as possible, correcting mistakes once spotted.
  • encouraging interest in and study of Clan Dalrymple



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Information below this line should be reviewed and summarized on the team page. Detailed information should be added to additional team pages.

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Crest: A rock proper
Motto: Firm
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Earls of Stair

Viscounts of Stair (1690)

  • James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount of Stair (1619–1695)
  • John Dalrymple, 2nd Viscount of Stair (created Earl of Stair in 1703)

Earls of Stair (1703)

  • John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair (1648–1707)
  • John Dalrymple, 2nd Earl of Stair (1679–1747)
  • James Dalrymple, 3rd Earl of Stair (died 1760)
  • William Dalrymple-Crichton, 5th Earl of Dumfries and 4th Earl of Stair (1699–1769)[2]
  • John Dalrymple, 5th Earl of Stair (1720–1789)
  • John Dalrymple, 6th Earl of Stair (1749–1821)
  • John William Henry Dalrymple, 7th Earl of Stair (1784–1840); most notable for having his 1808 marriage to Lady Laura Manners ended by divorce in 1809 annulled when a previous marriage contract in 1804 to another woman was revealed. That first marriage was annulled in 1820, but the Earl, who succeeded his cousin in 1821 never remarried. He was succeeded by a distant cousin.
  • John Hamilton Dalrymple, 8th Earl of Stair (1771–1853)
  • North Hamilton Dalrymple, 9th Earl of Stair (1776–1864)
  • John Hamilton Dalrymple, 10th Earl of Stair (1819–1903)
  • John Hew North Gustav Henry Hamilton-Dalrymple, 11th Earl of Stair (1848–1914)

*John James Dalrymple, 12th Earl of Stair (1879–1961)

  • John Aymer Dalrymple, 13th Earl of Stair (1906–1996)

*John David James Dalrymple, 14th Earl of Stair (born 1961)

The heir apparent is the present holder's son, John James Thomas Dalrymple, Viscount Dalrymple (born 2008).

Dalrymple baronets

Dalrymple baronets, of Bargeny (1697)

see Hamilton-Dalrymple baronets

Dalrymple baronets, of Cranstoun (1698)

  • Sir James Dalrymple, 1st Baronet (1650–1719)
  • Sir John Dalrymple, 2nd Baronet (1682–1743)
  • Sir William Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet (1704–1771)
  • Sir John Dalrymple Hamilton, 4th Baronet (1726–1810)
  • Sir John Hamilton Dalrymple, 5th Baronet (1771–1853), succeeded as 8th Earl of Stair in 1840

see Earl of Stair for subsequent holders

Dalrymple baronets, of Hailes, Midlothian (1701)

  • Sir David Dalrymple, 1st Baronet (1665–1721)
  • Sir James Dalrymple, 2nd Baronet (1692–1751), Principal Auditor of the Exchequer in Scotland
  • Sir David Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet (1726–1792)
  • Sir James Dalrymple, 4th Baronet (died 1800)
  • Sir John Pringle Dalrymple, 5th Baronet (died 1829)

Dalrymple baronets, of High Mark (1815 UK)

  • Sir Hew Whitefoord Dalrymple, 1st Baronet (died 1830)
  • Sir Adolphus John Dalrymple, 2nd Baronet (1784–1866) MP for Haddington Burghs 1826–31 and 1831–32

Dalrymple baronets, of New Hailes (1887 UK)

  • Sir Charles Dalrymple, 1st Baronet (1839–1916)
  • Sir David Charles Herbert Dalrymple, 2nd Baronet (1879–1932)
  • Sir Charles Mark Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet (1915–1971) last of the line


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