David Lumsden of Cushnie
We regret to announce the death of our President
David Lumsden, Garioch Pursuivant of Arms, sometime Baron of Cushnie-Lumsden,
Knight of Malta, Patron of the Aboyne Highland Games passed away at Glenfinnan
sometime on the night of 28/29 August while attending the Annual Gathering
of the 1745 Association.
David Lumsden holding the 1745 Association's
wreath at Culloden April 2005
David Gordon Allen d’Aldecamb Lumsden of Cushnie, sometime
Baron of Cushnie-Lumsden, was born on 25 May in 1933 in Quetta, Baluchistan in
the Empire of India. He was the son of Henry Gordon Strange Lumsden, a Major
in the Royal Scots, of Nocton Hall, Lincolnshire and Sydney Mary, only child
of Brigadier-General Charles Allen Elliot. David was educated at Allhallows,
Devon, Bedford School, and at Jesus College, Cambridge before serving in the
Territorial Army with the London Scottish while working at British American
Tobacco. He was a Knight of the Order of Malta, as well as of the
Constantinian Order, and was Patron of the Aboyne Highland Games. David served
as Garioch Pursuivant to the Chief of the Name and Arms of Mar.
A full Obituary and Eulogy will appear in the next
edition of 'The Jacobite'
Several members of the 1745 Association attended the funeral
The burial took place at 2pm on Thursday 11 September at
Cluny Churchyard, Aberdeenshire.
about David Lumsden
account of the funeral
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