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Sir Windham Charles James Carmichael-Anstruther, 8th Baronet and 4th Baronet DL (24 July 1856 – 26 October 1913)[1] was a Liberal Party politician and Scottish baronet.

Born in Lincoln's Inn Fields, he was the son of Sir John Anstruther, 4th Baronet and his wife, daughter of Edward Brice.[2] In 1831, he succeeded his nephew Windham in two baronetcies.[2] Carmichael-Anstruther was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Lanarkshire in 1846 and became major of the Lanarkshire County Militia.[2] He served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Southern Lanarkshire from 1874 until his defeat at the 1880 general election.[3]

In 1824, he married firstly the second daughter of Charles Wetherell.[2] She died in 1841 and Carmichael-Anstruther married secondly the youngest daughter of Allan Williamson Grey later in that year.[2]

References

  1. ^ "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "L" (part 1)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. http://www.leighrayment.com/commons/Lcommons1.htm. Retrieved 2009-04-20.  
  2. ^ a b c d e Dod, Robert P. (1860). The Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Whitaker and Co.. pp. 90.  
  3. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 594. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.  
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Glencairn Carter Hamilton
Member of Parliament for Southern Lanarkshire
18741880
Succeeded by
John Glencairn Carter Hamilton
Baronetage of Nova Scotia
Preceded by
Windham Carmichael-Anstruther
Baronet
(of Anstruther)
1869 – 1898
Succeeded by
Windham Carmichael-Anstruther
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Windham Carmichael-Anstruther
Baronet
(of Fort William)
1869 – 1898
Probably extinct
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