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John Balfour 54

  • Born: 1811
  • Marriage: Lady Georgiana Isabella Campbell in 1840
  • Died: 1895 aged 84

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Of Balbirnie.

From The Times, July 27, 1895

The death is announced of Mr. John Balfour, of Balbirnie, Fife, the
head of a family which has been seated at its present home for 400
years, and with which Mr. Arthur Balfour, M.P., is connected. Mr.
John Balfour was born in 1811. He was the eldest son of the late
General Robert Balfour, of Balbirnie, by his marriage with Eglantine
Katharine, daughter of Mr. John Fordyce. He was a magistrate, and
deputy-lieutenant of Fife, of which county he was also for some years
vice-lieutenant. He held the Honorary Colonelcy of the Fifeshire
Artillery Militia. He married, in 1840, Lady Georgiana Isabella
Campbell, daughter of the first Earl of Cawdor, by whom he has left a
numerous family, one of his daughters being the widow of the late and
mother of the present Marquis of Downshire.


John married Lady Georgiana Isabella Campbell, daughter of John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl Cawdor and Elizabeth Thynne, in 1840. (Lady Georgiana Isabella Campbell was born on 1 May 1820.)

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