BIOGRAPHY OF JAMES BRUCE 12TH EARL KINCARDINE, 8TH EARL ELGIN 1811-1863

EVENTS

On 20 Jul 1811 James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 was born to Thomas Bruce 11th Earl Kincardine, 7th Earl Elgin 1766-1841 (45)

In 1841 James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (29) was elected as MP Southampton but the election was declared void on petition.

On 22 Apr 1841 James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (29) and Elizabeth Mary Cumming-Bruce -1843 were married

On 14 Nov 1841 James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (30) succeeded 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin

In 1842 James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (30) was appointed as Governor Jamaica

On 07 Nov 1846 James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (35) and Mary Louisa Lambton 1819-1898 (27) were married

On 16 May 1849 Victor Bruce 13th Earl Kincardine, 9th Earl Elgin 1849-1917 was born to James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (37) and Mary Louisa Lambton 1819-1898 (30)

In 1851 Robert Preston Bruce 1851-1893 was born to James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (39) and Mary Louisa Lambton 1819-1898 (31)

In 1854 Frederick John Bruce 1854-1920 was born to James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (42) and Mary Louisa Lambton 1819-1898 (34)

On 20 Nov 1863 James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 (52) died of a heart attack while crossing a swinging rope and wood bridge over the river Chadly, on the lap between Kullu and Lahul in Himachal Pradesh, India

After 20 Nov 1863 James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 was buried at St. John in the Wilderness Church, Dharamshala

Before 05 Oct 1878 Francis Grant 1803-1878. Portrait of James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863.

Elma Bruce -1923 was born to James Bruce 12th Earl Kincardine, 8th Earl Elgin 1811-1863 and Elizabeth Mary Cumming-Bruce -1843

ANCESTRY

Father: Thomas Bruce 11th Earl Kincardine, 7th Earl Elgin 1766-1841

GrandFather: Charles Bruce 9th Earl Kincardine, 5th Earl Elgin 1732-1771

1G GrandFather: William Bruce 8th Earl Kincardine -1740

2G GrandFather: Thomas Bruce 7th Earl Kincardine 1663-1740

3G GrandFather: Alexander Bruce 4th Earl Kincardine -1706

4G GrandFather: Robert Bruce -1652