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Friday, December 01, 2017

14th Lord Elibank 1923-2017

_. The Lord Elibank, who died 30 November, 2017, aged 93, was the 14th Lord in the peerage of Scotland (cr 1643), and the 14th baronet (Bt, Scotland, cr 1628).

Alan D'Ardis Erskine-Murray, was born 31 Dec, 1923, son of Maj Robert Alan Erskine-Murray, OBE (1874-1939), by his wife the former Eileen Mary MacManus, and succeeded to the peerage and baronetcy on the death of his cousin, 2 June, 1973; married 1 Sept, 1962, Valerie Sylvia Dennis [died 13 January, 1997], by whom he had issue, two sons, Robert and Timothy.

The elder son, the Hon Robert Francis Alan Erskine-Murray, Master of Elibank, born 10 Oct, 1964, succeeds as 15th Lord Elibank and 15th Baronet.

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