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Honorary Member Sir David Kinloch of Gilmerton a Baronet of Muerton 4th August 1848

  Candidate’s Name Brother Sir David Kinloch. Baronet


 Address of Gilmorton

 Proposed By Brother Andrew Murray PM

 Seconded By Brother Morris Leon PM

Honorary Member 4th August 1848

RWM of the Celtic Brother Thomas Swinburne 1848

Sir David Kinloch of Gilmerton, 9th Bt. was born on 1 September 1805 at Gilmerton, Athelstaneford, East Lothian, Scotland.2 He married Eleanor Hyndford Gibson-Carmichael, daughter of Sir Thomas Gibson-Carmichael of Skirling, 7th Bt. and Janet Maitland Dundas, on 5 June 1829.1 He died on 23 February 1879 at age 73.2
He gained the title of 9th Baronet Kinloch, of Gilmerton.3 He was the son of Sir Alexander Kinloch, 8th Bt. and Isabella Stowe.2

On the Motion of Bro Murray and seconded by Bro Leon the following Nine were made Honorary Members of the Celtick Lodge, and took their Obligations:-

1. Bro John Campbell Renton of Canongate Kilwinning Lodge No 2, M.P. and Provincial Grand Master for Berwickshire. Berwickshire and House of Commons London.

2. Bro The Right Honourable Lord Viscount Ranelagh, an English Peer and also a Member of Several Lodges, of No 4 Park Place St James London.

3. Bro Colonel James McDonald of H.Msd Life Guards and a Member of Canongate Kilwinning Lodge, of Logan House Stranrar.

4. Bro Sir David Kinloch of Gilmerton, A Baron of Muerton.

5. Bro Charles Craigie Haskett, A Gentleman of Fortune of the New Club Edinburgh.

6. Bro Duncan Graham, A Gentleman of Fortune of the Graham's Castle Ardrosson.

7. Bro Cecil Dudgeon, an Officer in the 61st Regiment and of Lodge 84 Ireland of 10 Carlton Strand London.

8. Bro David Hunter A Gentleman of Fortune, of Blackness.

9. Bro Axil Dickson, A Gentleman of Sweeden and Member of St David's Lodge Edinburgh,Strangers' Club London.

If Any one has other information on these Brethren Please contact Bro Bill Boland PM Treasurer and Lodge Historian. Last up Date, 27th 10 2012.