George Baillie-Hamilton-Arden, 11th Earl of Haddington
Lord Haddington was the son of George Baillie-Hamilton, 10th Earl of Haddington and Georgina Markham.
Lord Haddington was elected a representative peer from 1874 until his death. He was High Sheriff of Cheshire in 1871. He was created Lord Lieutenant of Haddingtonshire in 1874. He was honorary Colonel of the Lothians and Border Horse and an officer in the Royal Company of Archers.
In 1886, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. His proposers were Sir Thomas Grainger Stewart, Robert Grey, Sir William Turner, and Peter Guthrie Tait. He resigned from the Society in 1892.
Lord Haddington was appointed a Knight of the Order of the Thistle (KT) in the 1902 Coronation Honours list published on 26 June 1902, and was invested by King Edward VII at Buckingham Palace on 8 August 1902.
Marriage and issue
- Isabel Baillie-Hamilton (d. 1859)
- Lady Ruth Baillie-Hamilton (1855–1941)
- George Baillie-Hamilton, Lord Binning (1856–1917)
- Lt. Hon. Richard Baillie-Hamilton (1858–1881)
- Lady Grisell Baillie-Hamilton (1861–1957)
- Captain Hon. Henry Robert Baillie-Hamilton-Arden (1862–1949)
- Lady Cecely Baillie-Hamilton (1868–1950)
His eldest son George predeceased him by a few months, dying in January 1917, and so the title passed to his grandson George Baillie-Hamilton, 12th Earl of Haddington.
- "No. 23704". The London Gazette. 8 February 1871. p. 473.
- BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF FORMER FELLOWS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH 1783 – 2002 (PDF). The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006. ISBN 0 902 198 84 X.
- "The Coronation Honours". The Times (36804). London. 26 June 1902. p. 5.
- "Court Circular". The Times (36842). London. 9 August 1902. p. 6.
- Burke's Peerage
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