|SURNAME:||Agnew||FORENAMES:||Andrew||TITLE:||Sir, on succeeding the baronetcy on 12 04 1849||BORN:||02 01 1818||AT:||Edinburgh||OCCUPATION[S]:||.||RELIGION/DENOMINATION:||Church of England, family associations with the Free Church||FATHER:||Sir Andrew Agnew, 7th Bart. of Lochnaw, Wigtownshire, M.P.
In his role as M.P. was a vocal supporter of the observance of the Sabbath, for which he introduced a Bill to Parliament in 1836.
|MOTHER:||Madeline, c1796 - 1858, youngest daughter of Sir David Carnegie, Bart, of Southesk, M.P. for Forfarshire.||SIBLINGS:||
Agnes Agnew 18__ - 1893
Martha Agnew 18__ - 1904
Mary Graham Agnew 18__ - 1885
John de Courcy Andrew Agnew Commander R.N. 1819 - 1916
David Carnegie Andrew Agnew, Rev. Holy Orders 1821 - 1887
James Andrew Agnew 1823 - 1918
Stair Andrew Agnew, Sir 1831 - 1916
Thomas Frederic Andrew Agnew 1834 - 1924
Gerald Andrew Agnew, Lieutenant Colonel, 90th Light Infantry 1835 - 1927
|OTHER RELATIONS:||Generations of the Agnew family were actively involved in the political, social and religious affairs of their region. Their seat, the hereditary shrievalty of Wigtown, was created 1629 and was situated at Lochnaw Castle near Stranraer, N.B.||NOTES:||Eldest son.
Attended Harrow School, entered September 1831
Of the Liberal persuasion
|COMMISSIONED:||Ensign 17 04 1835 aged 17 years||APPOINTED:||
Ensign 93rd Highlanders 20 04 1835 by purchase, vice Ensign George Balck
Lieutenant 93rd Highlanders, 29 09 1837 by purchase, vice Lieutenant W. B. Ainslie
Captain 93rd Highlanders, 18 05 1841 by purchase, vice Captain Robert Carmichael Smyth
Captain 4LD 08 07 1842, vice Captain T. W. Geils
|EXCHANGED:||From 93rd Highlanders to 4LD 08 07 1842||BREVET:||.||LOCAL RANK:||.||TROOP NO:||.||TROOP CAPTAIN:||.||EMBARKATIONS:||.||DISEMBARKATIONS:||.||CAMPAIGNS:||Served during the rebellion in Canada 1838 with 93rd Highlanders||OTHER DUTIES:||.||MEDALS:||.||COURT MARTIALS:||.||RETIRED:||14 07 1843 4LD vice Lieutenant Alexander Low, to be Captain by purchase||MEDICAL REASON:||.||NOTES:||Author of a journal documenting a trip to Manitoulin entitled `From Lochnaw to Manitoulin: A Highland Soldier's Tour Through Upper Canada.'||POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:||.||POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:||Liberal MP for Wigtonshire 1856-1868
First returned without opposition for Wigtownshire on 09 02 1856 on the retirement of Viscount Dalrymple
He was unsuccessful in his attempt to contest the constituency in 1868.
Extract from The Handbook of the Court; The Peerage, and The House of Commons 1862:
`In favour of progress and reform; a full development of free trade; much interested in education; in favour of removing all religious disabilities; opposed to the principle of the Maynooth grant; against opening places of amusement on the Lord's day; takes an active part in the movement for the improvement of the dwellings of agricultural labourers.'
Deputy Lieutenant for Co. Wigton 1843
Vice-Lieutenant for Co. Wigtown 1852
J.P. for Wigtown
J.P. for Rutland
Succeeded as 8th Bart, 12 04 1849
|DIED:||Friday 25 03 1892 Lochnaw Castle Wigtownshire aged 74 years||BURIED:||31 03 1892 Leswalt near Stranraer, service conducted by Rev. Henry Stewart, Northampton||WILL:||.||BENEFICIARY:||.||NEXT OF KIN:||.||PRIZE MONEY:||.||NOTES:||Club: Brooks's Gentlemen's Club, St James's Street, London||1ST WIFE:||Lady Mary Arabella Louisa NOEL [Lady Louisa]||BORN:||1822||MARRIED:||20 08 1846 At Exton Church, Rutlandshire||NOTES:||Eldest daughter of Charles, Earl of Gainsborough and Arabella Williams.
Died after 1898.
|1ST CHILD:||Madeline Diana Elizabeth||BORN:||22 08 1847 Exton Park Rutlandshire||NOTES:||Married on 07 02 1867 at St. George's Hanover Square, London, by the Hon. and Rev. Leland Noel, M.A., vicar of Exton and honorary canon of Peterborough.
Married to Thomas Henry Clifton, Esq., only son of Colonel Clifton, of Lytham Hall.
|2ND CHILD:||Arabella Frances Georgina||BORN:||19 10 1848 Lochnaw Castle [twin]||NOTES:||.||3RD CHILD:||Caroline Charlotte||BORN:||19 10 1848 Lochnaw Castle [twin]||NOTES:||.||4TH CHILD:||Andrew Noel||BORN:||14 08 1850 at Exton Park, Rutlandshire||NOTES:||Married Gertrude Vernon, daughter of the Hon. Gowran Charles Vernon and Caroline Fazakerley on 15 10 1889. No children
|5TH CHILD:||Henry de Courcy||BORN:||01 11 1851 Pau, in the Pyrenees||NOTES:||Died 1910||6TH CHILD:||Louisa Lucia||BORN:||27 04 1853 Lochnaw Castle||NOTES:||.||7TH CHILD:||Mary Alma Victoria||BORN:||02 09 1854 Exton Park Rutlandshire||NOTES:||Married on 19 08 1875 at Lochnaw Castle Wigtownshire, N.B. by the Rev. Charles A. Johnson, Rector of Eaborne.
Married to Arthur Fitzgerald Kinnaird, only son of the Hon. Arthur Kinnaird, M.P.
|8TH CHILD:||Catherine Carnegie||BORN:||31 03 1857 London||NOTES:||Died 1858||9TH CHILD:||Charles Hamlyn||BORN:||21 06 1859 Bolton Street London||NOTES:||Died 1928||10TH CHILD:||Quintin Graham Kinneard||BORN:||08 01 1861 Portman Square [Earl of Gainsborough's residence]||NOTES:||Died 1937||11TH CHILD:||Gerald Dalrymple||BORN:||28 04 1862 Portman Square [Earl of Gainsborough's residence]||NOTES:||Died 1919||12TH CHILD:||Rosina Constance [Constance]||BORN:||09 04 1863 Portman Square [Earl of Gainsborough's residence]||NOTES:||Died 1920||13TH CHILD:||Margaret/Marguerite Violet Maud||BORN:||09 01 1866 Prince's Gate [Earl of Gainsborough's residence]||NOTES:||Died 1939||TNA SOURCES:||WO/12/652||BL SOURCES:||.||LONDON GAZETTES:||.||HART'S ARMY LISTS:||1843||PRESS/ALMANACKS:|| Colburn's United Service Magazine, Part 3
The Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire... by Edmund Lodge, Anne Innes, Eliza Innes, Maria Innes
The Annual register of world events: a review of the year, Volume 92 by Edmund Burke
Historical Records of the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders by Roderick Hamilton Burgoyne, 1883
The Great Landowners of Great Britain and Ireland... by John Bateman, 1883
Annual register, Volume 88 edited by Edmund Burke, 1847
Caledonian Mercury 20 04 1835
Caledonian Mercury 02 10 1837
Morning Chronicle 19 05 1841
Caledonian Mercury 11 07 1842
Daily News 25 08 1847
Liverpool Mercury 31 10 1848
Leeds Mercury 15 11 1851
Morning Chronicle 27 04 1853
Freeman's Journal 08 04 1857
Caledonian Mercury 27 06 1859
Morning Chronicle 15 01 1861
Glasgow Herald 28 04 1862
Daily News 11 04 1863
Freeman's Journal 12 01 1866
Preston Guardian 09 02 1867
Ipswich Journal 28 08 1875
Leeds Mercury 28 03 1892
Glasgow Herald 01 04 1892
The Harrow School Register, 1801-1893, by Harrow School, Reginald Courtenay Welch 1894
4th Light Dragoons Index