1st Lord Carmichael, James Carmichael, b.1579, a.1647, d.1672
2nd Lord Carmichael, John Carmichael, b.1638, a.1672, d.1710
Grandson of the 1st Lord and Agnes Wilkie, and son of William Carmichael, Master of Carmichael (b.b.1620, d.1657) and Lady Grizel Douglas, daughter of William Douglas, 1st Marquess of Douglas (for whom see the earls of Angus). He was a Privy Counsellor and Keeper of the Privy Seal in 1689 and High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland from 1694 to 1699. In 1701 he was created 1st Earl of Hyndford, 1st Baron Carmichael of Carmichael and 1st Viscount of Inglisberry and Nemphlar.
Earls of Hyndford (1701)
1st Earl of Hyndford, John Carmichael, as above
2nd Earl of Hyndford, James Carmichael, b.?, a.1710, d.1737
Son of the 1st Earl and Beatrix Drummond, daughter of David Drummond, 1st Lord Maderty (for whom see the earls of Perth). He was a Privy Counsellor in 1704 and reached the rank of Brigadier-General in 1710.
3rd Earl of Hyndford, John Carmichael, b.1700-1701, a.1737, d.1767
Son of the 2nd Earl and Lady Elizabeth Maitland (b.?,
d.1753), daughter of John Maitland, 5th Earl of Lauderdale. He reached the rank of Captain in the 3rd
Foot Guards in 1733, and was a Representative Peer from 1738 to 1761. He was
High Commissioner to the General Assembly from 1739 to 1740, Lord-Lieutenant of
Lanarkshire and a Knight of the Thistle. He was Ambassador to
4th Earl of Hyndford, John Carmichael, b.1710, a.1767, d.1787
Grandson of the 1st Earl and son of William Carmichael (b.1671, d.1759) and Helen Craig (b.1690, d.?). He had no children.
5th Earl of Hyndford, Thomas Carmichael, b.c.1750, a.1787, d.1811
Great-grandson of the 1st Earl, grandson of Sir Daniel Carmichael (b.?, d.1708) and Barbara Lockhart, daughter of Sir George Lockhart of Carnwath, and son of Daniel Carmichael (b.?, d.1765) and Emilia Hepburn. He never married.
6th Earl of Hyndford, Andrew Carmichael, b.c.1758, a.1811, d.1817
Younger brother of the 5th Earl. On his death, all his titles became dormant or extinct.
(Last updated: 17/06/2009)