Sir Thomas Dundas 1st Baron Dundas

16th Feb 1741 - 14th Jun 1820


Son of Sir Lawrence Dundas. MP for Richmond 1763-1768 and Stirlingshire 1768-1794. Married Lady Charlotte Fitzwilliam, daughter of William, 1st East Fitzwilliam. "Dundas was an amiable, unassuming young man, completely dominated by his ambitious father." Lord Lieutenant of Orkney and Zetland. Succeeded his father as 2nd Baronet in 1781; created Baron Dundas of Aske in 1794.


History of Parliament Online, [accessed 10/08/2020].

We are grateful to Fenella Jeffers for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Lady Charlotte Fitzwilliam
St Andrews

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
- 1820 [EY] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

election →
Richmond Yorkshire
1763 - 1768
election →
Stirling Burghs Fife / Linlithgow / Perth / Stirling
1768 - 1794

Relationships (3)

Father → Son
Father → Son
Son → Father