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Alison, Sir Archibald, second baronet (1826–1907), army officer, was born at Edinburgh on 21 January 1826, the eldest son of Sir Archibald Alison, first baronet (1792–1867), historian, and his wife, Elizabeth Glencairn (1799–1873), youngest daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel William Tytler. In 1835 Possil House...

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Sir Archibald Alison, second baronet (1826–1907) by Maclure & Macdonald, pubd 1882 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cameron, Sir Alan, of Erracht (1750–1828), army officer, the eldest of the six children of Ewen Cameron of Erracht (1711?–1780?), leaseholder and farmer, and his wife, Marsali Maclean of Drimnin (d. 1795?), a designer of regimental tartan, was born at Erracht, Lochaber...

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Cameron, Donald, of Lochiel (c. 1700–1748), chief of clan Cameron and Jacobite army officer, was born at Achnacarry House in Lochaber, the son of John Cameron of Lochiel (c.1663–1748) and Isabel, daughter of Alexander Campbell of Lochnell; Archibald Cameron was his younger brother. His father, like his grandfather, ...

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Christison, Sir (Alexander Frank) Philip, fourth baronet (1893–1993), army officer, was born at 40 Moray Place, Edinburgh, on 17 November 1893, the elder of the two sons and eldest of five children of Sir Alexander Christison, second baronet (1828–1918), surgeon-general in the Bengal...

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Sir (Alexander Frank) Philip Christison, fourth baronet (1893–1993) by Vandyk, 1948 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Dalzell [Dalyell], Robert, fifth earl of Carnwath (c. 1687–1737), Jacobite army officer, was the eldest son of Sir John Dalzell, second baronet (d. 1689), of Glenae, Dumfriesshire, and his wife, Harriet, second daughter of Sir William Murray of Stanhope. He was educated at the ...

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Drummond, William, fourth viscount of Strathallan (1690–1746), Jacobite army officer, was born at Machany, Perthshire, the fourth but eldest surviving son of Sir John Drummond of Machany (d. 1707) and Margaret, daughter of Sir William Stewart of Innernytie. In the year of ...

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Elphinstone, Arthur, sixth Lord Balmerino and fifth Lord Coupar (1688–1746), Jacobite army officer, son of John Elphinstone, fourth Lord Balmerino and third Lord Coupar (1652–1736) [see under Elphinstone, John, second Lord Balmerino], and his second wife, Anne (d. 1712), daughter of ...

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Alexander Forbes, fourth Lord Forbes of Pitsligo (1678–1762) by Alexis-Simon Belle, 1720 [detail] private collection