Social Victorians/People/Charteris

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Also Known As[edit | edit source]

  • Family name: Charteris
  • Earl of Wemyss and March
    • Francis Wemyss-Charteris, 9th Earl of Wemyss (28 June 1853 – 1 January 1883)
    • Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss (1 January 1883 – 30 June 1914)
    • Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss (30 June 1914 – 12 July 1937)
  • Lord Elcho
    • Francis Richard Charteris (28 June 1853 – 1 January 1883)
    • Hugo Richard Charteris (1 January 1883 – 30 June 1914)

Demographics[edit | edit source]

  • Nationality:

Family[edit | edit source]

  • Francis Wemyss-Charteris, 9th Earl of Wemyss (14 August 1795 – 1 January 1883)
  • Lady Louisa Bingham (1 March 1798 – 16 April 1882)
  1. Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss (4 August 1818 – 30 June 1914)
  2. Lt.-Col. Hon. Richard Charteris (25 July 1822 – 16 March 1874)
  3. Captain Hon. Walter Charteris (10 April 1828 – 25 October 1854)
  4. Lady Anne Charteris (29 July 1829 – 16 August 1903)
  5. Louisa Wemyss-Charteris (28 September 1830 – 16 March 1920)
  6. Captain Hon. Frederick William Charteris (28 February 1833 – 10 October 1887)


  • Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss (4 August 1818 – 30 June 1914)
  • Lady Anne Frederica Anson (22 February 1823 – 22 July 1896)
  1. Francis Charteris (11 November 1844 – 22 July 1870)
  2. Arthur Charteris (30 August 1846 – c. 1847)
  3. Alfred Walter Charteris (2 June 1847 – 24 November 1873)
  4. unknown son Charteris (30 July 1848 – )
  5. Lady Evelyn Charteris (27 August 1849 – 18 June 1939)
  6. Lady Lilian Harriet Charteris (17 October 1851 – 11 April 1914)
  7. Lady Hilda Charteris Brodrick (13 October 1854 – 1 August 1901)
  8. Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss (25 August 1857 – 12 July 1937)
  9. Alan Dudley Charteris (19 March 1860 – 9 January 1901)
  10. Hon. Sir Evan Edward Charteris (29 January 1864 – 16 November 1940)
  • Hon. Grace Blackburn ( – 13 February 1946)


  • Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss (25 August 1857 – 12 July 1937)
  • Mary Constance Wyndham Charteris (3 August 1862 – 29 April 1937)
  1. Hugo Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho (28 December 1884 – 23 April 1916)
  2. Captain Hon. Guy Lawrence Charteris (23 May 1886 – 21 September 1967)
  3. Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Charteris (27 September 1887 – 31 March 1960)
  4. Hon. Colin Charteris Charteris (1 June 1889 – 27 December 1892)
  5. Lady Mary Pamela Madeline Sibell Charteris (24 October 1895 – 1991)
  6. Hon. Yvo Alan Charteris (6 October 1896 – 17 October 1915)
  7. Lady Irene Corona Charteris (31 May 1902 – 1989)
  • Lady Angela Selina Bianca St. Clair-Erskine Forbes, not a marital relationship, though they lived together from 1912[1]

Acquaintances, Friends and Enemies[edit | edit source]

Organizations[edit | edit source]

  • Whig
  • The Souls (Hugo Richard Charteris and Mary Constance Wyndham Charteris, as Lord and Lady Elcho)

Timeline[edit | edit source]

1897 July 2, The Hon. Evan Charteris attended the Duchess of Devonshire's fancy-dress ball at Devonshire House.

c. 1900, Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss and Hon. Grace Blackburn married.

Costume at the Duchess of Devonshire's 2 July 1897 Fancy-dress Ball[edit | edit source]

At the Duchess of Devonshire's fancy-dress ball The Hon. Evan Charteris was dressed as Cavaliere Vittorio in the Venetians procession (MornPost Fancy 1897-07-03, Times 1897-07-03).

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • "Francis Wemyss-Charteris, 9th Earl of Wemyss." "Person Page — 1088." The Peerage: A Genealogical Survey of the Peerage of Britain as Well as the Royal Families of Europe http://www.thepeerage.com/p1088.htm#i10879 (accessed May 2019).
  • "Hon. Grace Blackburn." "Person Page — 1090." The Peerage: A Genealogical Survey of the Peerage of Britain as Well as the Royal Families of Europe http://www.thepeerage.com/p1090.htm#i10892 (accessed May 2019).
  • "Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss." "Person Page — 1089." The Peerage: A Genealogical Survey of the Peerage of Britain as Well as the Royal Families of Europe http://www.thepeerage.com/p1089.htm#i10887 (accessed May 2019).
  • "Lady Louisa Bingham." "Person Page — 1089." The Peerage: A Genealogical Survey of the Peerage of Britain as Well as the Royal Families of Europe http://www.thepeerage.com/p1089.htm#i10883 (accessed May 2019).
  • "Mary Constance Wyndham." "Person Page — 1090." The Peerage: A Genealogical Survey of the Peerage of Britain as Well as the Royal Families of Europe http://www.thepeerage.com/p1090.htm#i10893 (accessed May 2019).

Works Cited on Costume at the Duchess of Devonshire's Ball[edit | edit source]

  • [MornPost Fancy 1897-07-03]
  • [Times 1897-07-03]
  1. "Lady Angela Forbes". Wikipedia. 2020-10-02. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lady_Angela_Forbes&oldid=981518955.