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Families covered: Primrose of Dalmeny, Primrose of Carrington, Primrose of Rosebery

Sir Archibald Primrose of Dalmeny, 1st Bart of Carrington (b 16.05.1616, d 27.11.1679, Senator as Lord Carrington)
m1. Elizabeth Keith (dau of Sir James Keith of Benholm)
1. Sir James Primrose of Barnbougle (b 05.02.1645, dvp)
  m. Elizabeth Sinclair (b 17.06.1650, dau of Sir Robert Sinclair, Bart of Longformacus)
  A. Elizabeth Primrose (b 09.11.1669, bur 17.07.1674)
B. Margaret Primrose (b 07.08.1671, d 1692)
  m. (26.03.1691) George Home of Kimmerghame (d 26.09.1705)
2. Sir William Primrose, 2nd Bart of Carrington (b 14.01.1649, d 23.09.1687)
  m. (mcrt 13.01.1674) Mary Scott (dau of Patrick Scott of Thirlestane)
  A. Sir James Primrose, 3rd Bart of Carrington, 1st Viscount Primrose (b c1680, d 13.06.1706, 2nd son)
  m. Eleanor Campbell (d 21.11.1759, dau of James Campbell, 2nd Earl of Loudoun)
  i. Archibald Primrose, 2nd Viscount Primrose (d unm 19.06.1716)
  ii. Hugh Primrose, 3rd Viscount Primrose (dsp 08.05.1741, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (05.1740) Anne Drelincourt (d 03.02.1775, dau of Peter Drelincourt, Dean of Armagh)
iii.+ other issue - William (d 18.07.1724), Margaret (d unm 16.01.1771)
  B. Mary Primrose (b 20.06.1677, d before 1708)
  m. William Hamilton, 3rd Lord Bargany (d 07.1711)
  C. Jean Primrose (d before 1708)
  m. (29.04.1693) Hugh Montgomery of Coilsfield (d 03.1735)
  D. Elizabeth Primrose (b 18.12.1680, d 16.02.1738)
  m. (12.09.1702) Charles Elphinstone, 9th Lord (b14.04.1682, d 20.02.1757)
  E.+ other issue - Archibald (b 12.10.1678, d young), William, Francis (b 19.12.1684, d unm)
3. Margaret Primrose (d 15.04.1690)
  m. (05.09.1661) Sir John Foulis, 1st Bart of Ravelston (d 05.08.1707)
4. Catherine Primrose (bur 09.10.1677)
  m. (mcrt 29.10.1663) Sir David Carnegie, 1st Bart of Pitarrow (d 11.1708)
5.+ other issue - Alexander (b 29.03.1650, d young), Archibald (b 16.01.1653, d young), Gilbert (dsp 03.09.1731, Maj. General), Elizabeth (b 07.01.1644, d unm)
m2. Agnes Gray (b 05.12.1622, bur 15.12.1669, dau of Sir William Gray of Pittendrum)
9. Archibald Primrose of Dalmeny, 1st Earl of Rosebery (b 18.12.1664, d 20.10.1723)
  m. (02.1690-1) Dorothea Cressy (dau of Everingham Cressy of Birkin)
  A. James Primrose, 2nd Earl of Rosebery (b 1690, d 26.11.1755)
  m. Mary Campbell (d 07.05.1756, dau of John Campbell of Mamore)
  i. John Primrose, 'Lord Dalmeny' (b 1725, d unm 11.08.1755, 2nd son)
  m/p. Catherine Canham (b c1721)
  ii. Neil Primrose, 3rd Earl of Rosebery (b 1729, d 25.03.1814, 4th son)
TSP identifies Neil's 1st wife as Susan, daughter of William Randall of Yarmouth, but BP1934 and TCP (Rosebery) identify her as ...
  m1. (19.05.1764) Susan Ward (dsp 20.08.1771, dau of Sir Edward Ward, 5th Bart of Bixley)
  m2. (17.07.1775) Mary Vincent (d 09.03.1823, dau of Sir Francis Vincent, 7th Bart)
  a. Archibald John Primrose, 4th Earl of Rosebery (b 14.10.1783, d 04.03.1868) had issue
  m1. (20.05.1808, div 1815) Harriet Bouverie (d 09.12.1834, dau of Hon. Bartholomew Bouverie)
  m2. (12.08.1819) Anne Margaret Anson (b 03.10.1796, d 19.08.1882, dau of Thomas Anson, 1st Viscount Anson of Shugborough)
  b. Francis Ward Primrose (b 13.02.1785, d 26.05.1860) had issue
  m. (10.11.1829) Percy Gore (d 30.08.1864, dau of Col. Ralph Gore of Barrowmount)
  c. Charlotte Primrose (b 27.08.1776, d 17.09.1864)
  m1. (27.05.1800) Kenneth Alexander Howard, 1st Earl of Effingham, 11th Lord (b 29.11.1767, d 13.02.1845)
  m2. (30.04.1858) Thomas Holmes
  d. Mary Primrose (b 31.12.1777, d 07.01.1847)
  m. (11.04.1808) Henry John Shepherd (d 05.1855)
  e. Dorothea Arabella Primrose (b 31.01.1779, d 16.11.1825)
  m. (01.09.1801) William Hervey of Bodvel (d 05.05.1862)
  f. Hester Amelia Primrose (b 17.06.1786, d 10.04.1787)
iii. Dorothea Primrose (dsp 03.12.1783)
  m. (22.11.1766) Sir Adam Inglis, Bart (dsp 09.11.1772)
  iv.+ other issue - Archibald (b 31.03.1717, d young), James (d young), Mary (d unm before 1749)
  B. Mary Primrose (d 17.12.1746)
  m. (19.11.1724) Sir Archibald Primrose, 2nd Bart of Ravelston (d 15.11.1746)
  C. Margaret Primrose (d 07.10.1785)
  m. (15.02.1738) Alexander Sinclair, 9th Earl of Caithness (b c1665, d 09.12.1765)
  D.+ other issue - Everingham of Leny (d before 1698), Richard (dvp unm), John (d unm 09.1742), Henry (b 22.03.1697, d infant), Henry (b 05.05.1704, d young), Elizabeth (b 02.03.1696, d young), Grisella (b 19.02.1698, d young), Anne (b 02.03.1699, d young), Dorothea (d unm 06.11.1768)
10. Mary Primrose
11. Grisel Primrose (b 19.09.1661, d 22.06.1723)
  m1. (30.04.1681) Francis Sempill, 8th Lord (b c1660, dsp 04.04.1684)
  m2. (1693) Richard Cunningham (Brig. General)

Main source(s): TSP (Rosebery), BP1934 (Rosebery)
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