Capt. Hon. Fergus Bowes-Lyon

18 April 1889–27 September 1915 (Age 26)
Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Fergus

When Capt. Hon. Fergus Bowes-Lyon was born on 18 April 1889, in Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Claude George Bowes-Lyon 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, was 34 and his mother, Cecilia Nina Cavendish-Bentinck Countess of Strathmore, was 26. He married Christian Norah Dawson-Damer on 17 September 1914, in Uckfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Calcutta, West Bengal, India in 1912. He died on 27 September 1915, in Loos-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, at the age of 26, and was buried in Vermelles, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

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Family Time Line

Capt. Hon. Fergus Bowes-Lyon
Christian Norah Dawson-Damer
Marriage: 17 September 1914
Rosemary Luisa Bowes-Lyon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 September 1914Uckfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.
    Age 1
    The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.
    1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason
    Age 5
    The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.
    Age 11
    Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Anglicized form of Fearghas , one of the Gaelic names that has recently also been favoured by parents without Irish or Scottish connections.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (34)

    • Fergus Lyon in household of Claude Glamis, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
    • Fergus B Lyon, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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