Sir Alexander Reid, 3rd Baronet

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Sir Alexander James Reid, 3rd Baronet, JP (born 6 December 1932) was High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire from 1987 to 1988.[1] He was born on 6 December 1932 and educated at Eton and Magdalene College, Cambridge. He served in Malaya with the Gordon Highlanders and was Captain of the 3rd Battalion (TA) until 1964. He married Lady Margaret Bowes-Lyon [2] on 15 October 1955; they have one son[3] and two daughters. A Director of Ellon Castle Estates from 1965 to 1996, he was also Chairman of Governors at Heath Mount School from 1976 to 1992.


  1. ^ REID, Sir Alexander James’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 11 July 2012
  2. ^ Marriages. The Times (London, England), Monday, 17 October 1955; pg. 10; Issue 53353
  3. ^ His heir Samuel Charles James Reid, b 24 June 1956 > Burke's Peerage 1967

See also[edit]

Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir Edward James Reid, 2nd Baronet
Baronet Reed of Ellon
Succeeded by
Current incumbent