Francis Wemyss-Charteris, 9th Earl of Wemyss

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64 Queen Street in Edinburgh

Francis Wemyss-Charteris, 9th Earl of Wemyss, 5th Earl of March (14 August 1796 – 1 January 1883), was a Scottish peer.

Wemyss-Charteris was the son of Francis Douglas, 8th Earl of Wemyss, and succeeded in 1853, he served as Lord-Lieutenant of Peeblesshire from 1853 to 1880.

He lived at 64 Queen Street in Edinburgh: one of the largest houses in Edinburgh's New Town.[1]

On 22 August 1817, he married Lady Louisa Bingham, daughter of Richard Bingham, 2nd Earl of Lucan, at Paris, France, they had six children:

Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Wemyss and March
Lord-Lieutenant of Peeblesshire
Succeeded by
Colin James Mackenzie
Masonic offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Kinnoull
Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

Succeeded by
The Lord Kinnaird
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Francis Charteris
Earl of Wemyss
Earl of March

Succeeded by
Francis Charteris


  1. ^ Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1850