Gordons of Wardhouse and Kildrummy
The following data is extracted from Gordon Family Records.
The Gordons of Wardhouse and Kildrummy are descended from the Earls of Huntly, through Elizabeth Gordon, who married about 1408, Alexander, 2nd s. of William of Winton. Their eldest son assumed the name of Gordon, and was created Earl of Huntly ; of his three sons, the eldest succeeded, and the 3rd 6229.
6229 ADAM GORDON.
6230 GEORGE, of Rothie : m. Janet Ross, who brought the lands of Beldorney into the family. The 5th in descent from George Gordon m. the dau. of James Leith, of Leith Hall. His sons went abroad, and not returning within twenty years of their father's death, 1678, the Beldorney estates passed to his cousin, 6231 (See C152) .
6231 ALEXANDER, of Candell.
6232 JOHN: m. a dau. of John Gordon, of Law and Wardhouse ; d. 1748 having entailed the Wardhouse estate on the eldest son of his son, 6233.
6233 JOHN: b. 1723 ; d. 1760, leaving issue. (1) Alexander Maria: of Wardhouse ; d. s. p. (2) Charles Edward: succeeded his brother, 6234.
6234 CHARLES EDWARD, Esq. of Beldorney, Wardhouse, and Kildrummy : b. 1750 ; s. his brother, Alexander Maria, on whom the estate of Wardhouse were entailed by his grandfather; d. 1834.
6235 JOHN EDWARD, Esq. of Wardhouse and Kildrummy : d. 1850 ; left issue.(1) Pedro Callos : his successor; 1806-1857.
(2) Carlos Pedro: s. his brother, now of Wardhouse, 6236.
(3) Juan Jose: b. 1837 ; d. s. p. 1866.
(4) Alexander: b. 1828. Issue.
(5) Luis: b. 1827. Issue.
(6) Maria de las Mercedes: m. 1862.
(7) Maria de la Concepcion.
(8) Josefa : d. 1870. Issue.
6236 CARLOS PEDRO, Esq. of Wardhouse and Kildrummy, co. Aberdeen: formerly British Consul at Jerez de la Frontera in Spain; b. 1814.
(1) Carlos Pedro: 1844-1876.
(A) Carlos: 1872-1874.
(B) Rafael: now of Wardhouse, 6237.
(C) Pedro: b. 1875.
(2) Arturo Leon: 1850-1907.
(3) Rev. Pedro Carlos: 1853-1907.
(4) Joseph Maria: b. 1856.
(5) Maria del Carmen.
(7) Rosa Eduarda.
(8) Elena Maria.
(9) Marie Magdalena.
(10) Ursula Maria.
6237 RAFAEL GORDON, of Wardhouse, co. Aberdeen: b. 1873.
Source: Gordon Family Records