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Sir Walter 
Elliot
1803 - 1887


Sir Walter 
Elliot
, Vice Chancellor of the University of Madras from 1859 to 1860. The Asiatic Journal for 1837 contains lists of civil appointments MADRAS - Mar 7 : Walter ELLIOTT Esq., to be Private Secretary to Right Hon. the Governor. - Commissioner for the administration of the Northern Circuits, 1845-54. Member of the council of the governor of Madras, 1854-60. Wrote articles on Indian natural history and culture. FRS 1878. 1851 census at Wanstead, Essex, could this be his family all born East Indies ELLIOTT C. S. 1839 ELLIOTT Charltte. M. 1814 ELLIOTT Ed. 1839 ELLIOTT Emily 1801 ELLIOTT H. D. 1837 ELLIOTT J. G. 1847 ELLIOTT J. M. 1844 ELLIOTT M. L. 1842 ELLIOTT W. C. 1834 ELLIOTT W. L. 1836 Did he have a son, Edward D. Elliott, recorded at the 1891 census as aged 52 Col. Royal Artillery, born Madras. Recorded at 12 prospect rd., Gillingham, Kent. --------- The Times, Wednesday, Aug 16, 1854; pg. 9; Issue 21821; col A On Wednesday last a Court of Directors was held at the east india House, when Walter Elliott, Esq., was appointed a member of Council at Fort St George.... -------------- Related? Index of deaths recorded in James Wilson's record (1825 to 1862). A transcription of the deaths was published in the 1915 transactions of Hawick Archaeological Society together with biographical notes about some of the individuals (those indicated with a * below). Elliot, James of Wolfelee Feb-01 1855 ------------- from CAPTAIN GEORGE ELLIOTT of THE VIRGINIA NAVY "The double L and single T Descend from Minto and Wolfelee; The double T and single L Mark the old race in Stobs that dwell; The single L and double T The Eliott in St Germain be; The double T and double L Who they are nobody can tell." ---------- http://www.turnbullclan.com/publications/rulewater/Rulewater-088.jpg.h tml Poss. parents were James... possessed 65 Queen st., Edinburgh, where his eldest son walter was born. In 1804 as a country residence they rented the house of Fairnington on a short lease..... James Elliot married in 1800 caroline, daughter of William hunter of Plmodd, by Lady caroline MacKenzie, his wife. .... His eldest surviving son had gone to India the year before, (i.e. 1820), and in 1824 his wife died.... he married again... he died in February 1855, at the age of eighty four. ... Walter Elliot.... Lady Elliot (then Mrs Elliot) returned from India in 1859, and occupied Wolfelee House...... early in the year 1866 a good deal of excitement was caused to Rulewater among the young people by a rumour that Miss Elliot of Wolfalee was to be marraued to Captain W. Eliott-Loackhard, younger of Borthwickbrae and Cleghorn.,,, 1th April fixed for the event..... On the morning of the 11th April the bride's uncle the Rev. John Elliot Bates, rector of Walton, Northumberland, appeared in full canonicals and proceeded to the upper end of the church [at Rulewater]" See http://www.turnbullclan.com/publications/rulewater_and_its_people_inde x.htm

Born: Edinburgh, Scotland 16th Jan 1803 Baptised:
Died: 1st Mar 1887Buried: Southdean, Roxburgh, , Scotland 1887
Family:
Elliot

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Ancestors
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1.
Sir Walter 
Elliot
(
Hunter Blair
) 1803 - 1887
2.
James 
Elliot
(
Hunter
,
Davidson
) 1770 - 1855
 
 
3.
Caroline 
Hunter
(
Elliot
) + 1824
6.
Walter 
Hunter
(
MacKenzie
) ante 1740 - 1796
7.
Caroline 
MacKenzie
(
Hunter
) 1736 - 1791

Siblings



Spouses



1. , , , Malta 15th Jan 1839
Maria Dorothea 
Hunter Blair
(
Elliot
) c. 1816 - 1890

Descendants
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a.
Maria Dorothea 
Hunter Blair
(
Elliot
) c. 1816 - 1890
1.
Maj. James Thomas Spencer 
Elliot
(
Gethin
) 1845 - 1892
2.
Walter Blair 
Elliot
1847 - 1869
3.
Caroline 
Elliot
(
von Poellnitz
) 1852 - post 1887
3a.
3.1.
Herman 
von Poellnitz
* post 1887
4.
Edward Hay Mackenzie 
Elliot
(
Crawford
) 1852 - 1920
5.
Maj. Herman 
Elliot
1854 - 1895
6.
Dorothea Helen 
Elliot
(
Elliott-Lockhart
) + 1925
6a.
6.1.
Mary Charlotte 
Elliott-Lockhart
(
Elliott-Lockhart
) post 1867 - post 1905 ...
6.2.
Capt. Allan Ashton 
Elliott-Lockhart
1867 - 1898
6.3.
Lt. Walter Blair 
Elliott-Lockhart
1870 - 1895
6.4.
Norman 
Elliott-Lockhart
1871 - 1872
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16th Jan 1803Born Edinburgh, Scotland
15th Jan 1839Married
Maria Dorothea 
Hunter Blair
(
Elliot
) c. 1816 - 1890 Malta
1859
Sir Walter 
Elliot
(
Hunter Blair
) 1803 - 1887 inherited the title
Madras University
  (Vice Chancellor)
3rd Apr 1881Head of household in 1881 census (census) Southdean, Roxburgh, Scotland
1st Mar 1887Died
1887Buried Southdean, Roxburgh, Scotland
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