John Dalrymple, 11th Earl of Stair

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John Hew North Gustav Henry Hamilton-Dalrymple, 11th Earl of Stair (12 June 1848 – 2 December 1914), known as Viscount Dalrymple 1864-1903, was a British army officer and nobleman.


Hamilton-Dalrymple was the son of John Hamilton Dalrymple, 10th Earl of Stair and his wife, Louisa Jane Henrietta Emily de Franquetot. He married Susan Harriet Grant-Suttie, daughter of Sir James Grant-Suttie, 6th Bt. and Lady Susan Harriet Innes-Ker, on 10 April 1878; they were divorced in 1905. There were two children of the marriage:

Military career[edit]

Lord Stair was a captain of the Ayrshire (Earl of Carrick's Own) Yeomanry,[1] and was promoted to major on 4 March 1902.[2] He was granted the honorary rank of lieutenant-colonel on 2 August 1902.[3]


Lord Stair died on 2 December 1914, aged 66.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "No. 27417". The London Gazette. 18 March 1902. p. 1885. 
  2. ^ "No. 27429". The London Gazette. 29 April 1902. p. 2865. 
  3. ^ "No. 27460". The London Gazette. 1 August 1902. p. 4972. 
  • Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1284.
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
John Hamilton Dalrymple
Earl of Stair
Succeeded by
John James Dalrymple