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5th Earl of Seafield

Richard d'Apice (View posts)
Posted: 1154212808000
Classification: Query
I am trying to research the 5th Earl of Seafield but can't find an image. I understand that "his health failed" and that he lived in retirement under the management of his brother as curator for 29 years. I wonder if anyone knows the full story and might be able to provide an image or direct me to a suitable and accurate source. CP refers to Scots Peerage vol.vii pp 487, 488 to which I do not have access.

Re: 5th Earl of Seafield

IanPat Grant (View posts)
Posted: 1155729660000
Classification: Query
Hallo Richard ,
You may have this information already .... if not ,

the late Lord Strathspey's '' A History of Clan Grant '', may be of help . I have lent out my copy , but if I remember correctly , there is a small piece on the 5th Earl. has this .......

Sir Lewis Alexander Ogilvie-Grant, 5th Earl of Seafield was born in 1767.1 He was the son of Sir James Grant of Grant, 8th Bt. and Jean Duff.1 He died in 1840.1
Sir Lewis Alexander Ogilvie-Grant, 5th Earl of Seafield gained the title of 5th Earl of Seafield. He succeeded to the title of 9th Baronet Colquhoun, of Luss in 1811.

Citations [S75] Lord Strathspey, A History of Clan Grant (U.K.: Phillimore, 1983), page 108. Hereinafter cited as History of Clan Grant.

Hope this helps

IanPat Grant

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