Saturday, April 18, 2009

Birth of a son to Marquess of Lansdowne's nephew and wife

Claire F. Mercer Nairne (nee Aussudre, wife of Samuel George (Sam) Mercer Nairne (b. 1976), scion of the Marquesses of Lansdowne, gave birth to a son, George Yvan, 7 April, 2009, a brother for Violet.

Sam Mercer Nairne is the 1st son of Lord Robert Harold Mercer Nairne (b. 1947), of Meikleour, Perthshire, by his wife, the former Jane Elizabeth Gordon (scion of the Marquesses of Huntly), & Claire is a daughter of the late M. Jean-Charles Aussudre and of Mme Francoise Aussudre, of Bordeaux.

Sam Mercer Nairne is a grandson paternally of the 8th Marquess of Lansdowne, PC (1912-99), and a grandson maternally of Lt-Col Lord Douglas Claude Alexander Gordon, DSO.


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