Balgonie (Lordship)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Scotland.

Letters patent issued on Fri 11th Oct 1641

To Alexander Leslie as Hereditary peerage subsidiary to another created by the same letters patent.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages which may be inherited by a female direct descendant.

Note: Regranted by letters patent of 7 Sep. 1665 with SR to heirs female of the body, failing whom to the second sons respectively of John, Earl of Rothes, of his sister Catherine, and of his mother Margaret, and their hm, failing whom to heirs and assigns whatsoever


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Leslie Alexander Fri 11th Oct 1641 Mon 4th Apr 1661
5th Leslie David Sun 27th Jul 1681 Sun 6th Jun 1728
7th Leslie Alexander - Mon 2nd Sep 1754
8th Leslie David Mon 2nd Sep 1754 Wed 9th Jun 1802
9th Leslie-Melville Alexander Wed 9th Jun 1802 Tue 22nd Feb 1820
10th Leslie-Melville David Tue 22nd Feb 1820 Mon 8th Oct 1860
11th Leslie-Melville John Thornton Mon 8th Oct 1860 Sat 16th Sep 1876
12th Leslie-Melville Alexander Sat 16th Sep 1876 Tue 22nd Oct 1889
13th Leslie-Melville Ronald Ruthven Tue 22nd Oct 1889 Tue 21st Aug 1906
14th Leslie-Melville John David Tue 21st Aug 1906 Wed 11th Jun 1913
15th Leslie-Melville Archibald Alexander Wed 11th Jun 1913 Wed 15th Jan 1947
16th Leslie Melville Alexander Robert Wed 15th Jan 1947 Sat 7th Apr 2012
17th Leslie Melville Alexander Ian Sat 7th Apr 2012 -