Families covered: Lyon of Brigton, Lyon of Hetton House, Lyon of Kinghorn, Lyon of Strathmore

Patrick Lyon, 9th Lord Glamis, 1st Earl of Kinghorne (b 1575, d 19.12.1615)

m. (06.1595) Anne Murray (d 27.02.1618, dau of John Murray, 1st Earl of Tullibardine)


John Lyon, 2nd Earl of Kinghorne (b 13.08.1596, d 12.05.1646)


m1. (mcrt 19.06.1618) Margaret Erskine (dau of John Erskine, 7th Earl of Mar)



Marie Lyon (d young 07.11.1639)


m2. (after 11.1640) Elizabeth Maule (d 10.1659, dau of Patrick Maule, 1st Earl of Panmure)



Patrick Lyon, 3rd Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (d 29.05.1643, d 15.05.1695)


Patrick obtained a new charter to redesignate and redefine his earldom.


m. (23.08.1662) Helen Middleton (d 05.1708, dau of John Middleton, 1st Earl of Middleton)



John Lyon, 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (b 08.05.1663, d 10.05.1712)


m. (mcrt 21.09.1691) Elizabeth Stanhope (d 24.04.1723, dau of Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield)



John Lyon, 5th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (bpt 27.04.1690, dsp Sheriffmuir 13.11.1715, 3rd son)



Charles Lyon, 6th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (bpt 12.07.1699, dsp 11.05.1728)


m. (25.07.1725) Susan Cochrane (d 23.06.1754, dau of John Cochrane, 4th Earl of Dundonald)



James Lyon, 7th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (bpt 24.12.1702, dsp 04.01.1735, 6th son)


m. (06.03.1731) Mary Oliphant (d 07.09.1731, dau of George Oliphant of Langton family)



Thomas Lyon, 8th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (bpt 06.07.1704, d 18.01.1753)


m. (20.07.1736) Jean Nicholson (b 22.09.1713, d 13.05.1778, dau of James Nicholson of West Rainton by Anne Allan)



John Lyon, later Bowes, 9th Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne (b 17.07.1737, d 07.03.1776)


m. (24.02.1767) Mary Eleanor Bowes (b 24.02.1749, d 28.04.1800, dau of George Bowes of Stratham Castle and Gibside)



John Bowes, 10th Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne (b 14.04.1769, d 03.07.1820)


p/m. (02.07.1820) Mary Milner (d 05.05.1860, dau of J. Milner of Cleatlam in Staindrop)



John Bowes


John was born before his parents married and was deemed illegimate.



George Bowes of Paul’s Walden (b 17.11.1771, dsp 31.01.1806)


m. (14.06.1805) Mary Thornhill (dau of Edward Thornhill of Kingston Lisle)



Thomas Lyon-Bowes, 11th Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne (b 03.05.1773, d 27.08.1846) had issue§R§


His grandson Claude, 13th Earl, changed the family name to Bowes-Lyon. Claude was grandfather of Elizabeth who married George, Duke of York, who later became King George VI.


m1. (01.01.1800) Mary Elizabeth Louisa Rodney Carpenter (d 01.06.1811, dau of George Carpenter of Redbourn)


m2. (1812) Eliza Northcote (dspm, dau of Colonel Northcote)


m3. (08.12.1817) Marianna Cheape (d 23.10.1849, dau of John Cheape of Sauchie)



Mary Bowes (b 22.04.1768, d 22.04.1806)


m. (11.05.1789) Barrington Price of Beckett



Anna Maria Bowes (d 29.03.1832)


m. (22.01.1778) Henry James Jessop



Thomas Lyon of Hetton House (b 1741, d 13.09.1796, 3rd son)


m. (13.06.1774) Mary Elizabeth Wren (d 13.05.1811, dau of Farren Wren of Binchester)



Thomas Lyon (dsp 07.09.1794)



John Lyon of Hetton House (d 20.06.1829)


m. (03.02.1812) Anne Price (dau of Barrington Price)



Mary Lyon


m. Hon. Russell Barrington



Charles Lyon (b 1792, d 14.08.1859)


m. _ Gibson



Mary Lyon (d 22.06.1803)


m. (01.01.1799) Thomas Wilkinson



Anne Lyon



Frances Lyon (d 05.01.1863)


m. (24.06.1811) Thomas Thurlow (minister, brother of Edward, 2nd Lord)



Charlotte Lyon (d 30.01.1871)


m. (20.11.1809) Henry George Liddell (minister, brother of Lord Ravensworth)



Susan Lyon (d 14.10.1864)


m. (20/9.05.1811) John Fellowes of Shottisham (b 02.07.1785, d 20.02.1838, minister)



Mary Anne Lyon


m. (31.10.1821) John Clutterbuck of Warkworth



Susan Lyon (d 26.02.1769)


m. (05.09.1763) John Lambton of Harraton Hall (d 1794, General)



Anne Lyon


m. (15.05.1768) John Simpson of Bradley



Maria Susannah Simpson (b c1773, d 22.11.1845)


m. (26.03/27.04.1796) Thomas Henry Liddell, 1st Lord Ravensworth (b 08.02.1775, d 07/8.03.1855)



other issue (d unm) James Philip (b 02.07.1738, d 02.1763), Mary (b c1749, d 22.05.1767), Jane (b c1776, d 22.08.1836)



Helen Lyon (bpt 03.01.1695, dsps 19.12.1723)


m. (mcrt 1714) Robert Stewart, 7th Lord Blantyre (d 17.11.1743)



other issue – Patrick (d before 10.09.1709, Lord Glamis), Philip (bpt 29.10.1693, d 18.03.1712, Lord Glamis), Hendrie (bpt 01.07.1700, d young), Mary (bpt 16.04.1697, d unm 26.05.1780), Catherine (bpt 24.04.1707, d young)



Patrick Lyon of Auchterhouse (dsp Sheriffmuir 13.11.1715)


m. Margaret Carnegie (d 14.04.1742, sister of James Carnegie of Phinhaven)



Charles Lyon (d 1692)



Grizel Lyon


m. (08.05.1696) David Ogilvy, 3rd Earl of Airlie (d 1717)



Elizabeth Lyon (d 01.1739)


m1. Charles Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aboyne (d 04.1702)


m2. Patrick Kinnaird, 3rd Lord (d 31.03.1715)


m3. (after 1715) Alexander Grant of Grantsfield (Captain)



Joan Lyon (d young)



Elizabeth Lyon


m. (mcrt 28.08.1665) Charles Gordon, 1st Earl of Aboyne (d 03.1681)


James Lyon of Auldbar (dsp before 13.08.1641)


Patrick Lyon (d young)


Frederick Lyon of Brigton (d 1660)


m1. Margaret Ogilvie (dau of Sir Patrick Ogilvie of Inchmartine)



Patrick Lyon of Brigton (a 1683)


m. (1660) Elizabeth Gray (sister of William Gray of Invereightie)



2 daughters



John Lyon (d 1670)


m. (28.01.1662) Margaret Nevay (dau of John Nevay of that ilk)



David Lyon of Brigton



John Lyon of Brigton (d 11.1696)


m. Cecilia Dunsmore (dau of David Dunsmore)



John Lyon of Brigton


m. (09.1720) Euphemia Young (dau of Joseph Young of Edinburgh)



Charles Lyon, last of Brigton (d before 14.12.1754)



Susanna Lyon


m. David Nairne of Drumkibbo



other issue – John, Joseph, Agnes, Cecilia, Euphan



Anna Lyon


m. David Nevay of that ilk


m2. Jean Stewart (widow of George Crichton of Arbeckie)


Anne Lyon (d 08.02.1637)


m. (mcrt 02/9.09.1618) William Hay, 10th Earl of Erroll (d 07.12.1636)


Jean Lyon (d unm before 02.10.1618)

Main sources: TSP (Strathmore and Kinghorn), BP1934 (Strathmore)
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