Sir Robert Gilmour, 1st Baronet
Brigadier-General Sir Robert Gordon Gilmour, 1st Baronet, CB, DSO, CVO (27 February 1857 – 24 June 1939), born Robert Gordon Wolrige Gordon (he changed his name in 1887), was a British army officer and Captain of the Royal Company of Archers.
Gilmour joined the army, and served in the Anglo-Zulu War (1879) and in the Sudanese campaign 1884-85. He served as commander of the 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards, during the Second Boer War 1900-02, and received the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) 29 November 1900, and was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in 1902. He was later a Captain of the Royal Company of Archers, and was on 29 July 1926 created a Baronet, of Liberton and Craigmillar in the County of Midlothian.
Gilmour married on 19 October 1889 Lady Susan Lygon (24 May 1870 – 28 January 1962), 2nd daughter of the 6th Earl of Beauchamp. They had four children:
- Mary Gilmour Knatchbull-Hugesson
- Margaret Gilmour Dugdale
- Grizel Hope, Lady Rankeillour (d. 1975), their third daughter who was wife since 1919 of Hon Arthur Oswald James Hope, who became 2nd Baron Rankeillour (1897–1958) in 1949.
- Sir John Little Gilmour, 2nd Bt. (1899–1977)
Lady Susan Gilmour
Lady Susan Lygon Gilmour (24 May 1870 – 28 January 1962) was created a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1936 "[f]or services in connection with the Queen's Institute of District Nursing in Scotland." She may also be styled as Dame Susan Gilmour. She died in 1962, aged 91.
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