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Lord Chief Baron Robert Ord

Lord Chief Baron Robert Ord

Male 1700 - 1778  (78 years)

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  • Name Robert Ord 
    Title Lord Chief Baron 
    Born 1700  Northumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Nov 1778  Buried Restalrig Churchyard, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18497  My Relatives
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father John Ord,   b. 1655,   d. 1721  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Hutchinson,   b. 1667,   d. 1726  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F6662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Darnell,   b. Abt 1700,   d. 1749  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1727  Chapel Royal, Whitehall, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Ord,   b. 1733,   d. 10 Mar 1806, Princes Street, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Ord,   b. 1742,   d. 25 Nov 1820, Edinburgh, Midlothian Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     3. Alice Ord,   b. 11 Dec 1745, East Lothian Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1826, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     4. Ann Ord,   b. 1747,   d. 16 Aug 1801  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
     5. John Ord,   b. 1729,   d. 6 Jun 1814  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     6. Isabella Ord,   b. 1730,   d. 1841  (Age 111 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F6661  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Right Honourable Robert, Lord Baron of his Majestys Exchequer

      He was born the son of John Orde, Under-Sheriff of Newcastle upon Tyne, of Newbiggin, Fenham and Newminster, Northumberland and educated at Lincolns Inn (1718). He inherited the estates of Hunstanworth and Newbiggin on the death of his brother Ralph.

      He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Mitchell, Cornwall from 1734 to 1741 and for Morpeth, Northumberland from 1741 to 1755 .[1]

      He was Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1742-1743), Deputy Cofferer of the Household (1743-1744), Chief Baron of the Scottish Exchequer (1755-1775) and Chancellor of the Diocese of Durham (1753-1764).

      He died aged 77. He had married Mary, daughter of Sir John Darnell, Kt.