Sir Orford Gordon 9th Bart.

???? - 1857

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Unsuccessful counterclaimant for enslaved people on Christiana estate in Manchester. Captain in the 78th Highland Regiment. Inherited the title on the death of his brother John in 1804. Heir of his cousin Robert Home Gordon (q.v.). The will of Sir Orford Gordon of Emdo [sic] House, Sutherlandshire was proved 30/07/1857.

Sources

T71/860 Manchester claim no. 315 (Christiana).

Burke's Peerage (4th ed. London, 1837) Vol. 1 p. 523. PROB 11/2254/424.

http://aparcelofribbons.co.uk/tag/robert-home-gordon/ [accessed 26/02/2015].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Francis Gore Browne
Children
William Home, Charlotte Mackenzie, Louisa Charlotte Melville, Frances Amelia
Occupation
Soldier

Associated Claims (1)

£1,529 1S 5D
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (1)

First Cousins

Addresses (3)

1 Brunswick Terrace, Hove, Sussex, South-west England, England
Embo House, Dornoch, Sutherland, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
The Priory, Bathwick, Somerset, South-west England, England