Wemyss of Elcho (Lordship)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Scotland.

Letters patent issued on Sat 1st Apr 1628

To John Wemyss as Hereditary peerage.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages which may be inherited by a male indirect descendant of the first holder, for example: a brother or a male cousin.

Note: SR to hm bearing the name and arms of Wemyss


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Wemyss John Sat 1st Apr 1628 Mon 22nd Nov 1649
8th Charteris Wemyss Douglas Francis Fri 26th May 1826 Tue 28th Jun 1853
9th Wemyss-Charteris-Douglas Francis Tue 28th Jun 1853 Mon 1st Jan 1883
10th Charteris Francis Richard Mon 1st Jan 1883 Tue 30th Jun 1914
11th Charteris Hugo Richard Tue 30th Jun 1914 Mon 12th Jul 1937
12th Charteris Francis David Mon 12th Jul 1937 Fri 12th Dec 2008
13th Charteris James Donald Fri 12th Dec 2008 -