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Alexander Gordon, Lord Rockville

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Name  Alexander Lord

Died  March 13, 1792
Alexander Gordon, Lord Rockville

Alexander Gordon, Lord Rockville (1739 – 13 March 1792) was a Scottish judge.

Life

Rockville was the youngest son of William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen, by his third wife Lady Anne, daughter of Alexander Gordon, 2nd Duke of Gordon. He served as a Lord of Session from 1788 to 1792 under the judicial title Lord Rockville.

Rockville married Anne, daughter of William Duff and widow of William Dalrymple-Crichton, 5th Earl of Dumfries, in 1769. One of their sons was Sir William Duff-Gordon, 2nd Baronet. He died in March 1792. Lady Rockville died in 1811.

He died on 13 March 1792 and is buried in St Cuthbert's churchyard in Edinburgh. The eroded family stone lies in the north-west corner close to the elaborate Gothic Bailey vault.

References

Alexander Gordon, Lord Rockville Wikipedia


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