Sir John Powlett Orde 2nd Bart.

1803 - 1878


Son of Sir John Orde 1st bart (1751-1824), who had been Governor of Dominica in the 1780s. John Powlett Orde married first Eliza Woollery Campbell (q.v. under Eliza Woollery Orde Lady Orde nee Campbell), daughter and co-heiress of Peter Campbell of Kilmory (q.v.) in 1826. She was the co-owner by inheritance with her sister of the Holland estate and Shaws in Jamaica, together with the enslaved people attached to them: she died in 1829. John Powlett Orde built Kilmory Castle, now the HQ of Argyll & Bute Council.


Orde, Denis A. 2009 "Orde, Sir John, first baronet (1751–1824), naval officer and politician." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 2 Jul. 2019.

Further Information

(1) Eliza Woollery Campbell
With (1) John William Powlett Campbell-Orde

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Kilmory Castle [Built] 
description →
Country house, built 1828-1836 by Sir John Powlett Orde. Kilmory had belonged to the family of his wife Eliza Woollery Campbell (d. 1829), daughter of Peter Campbell (d. 1822), the owner of the...

Relationships (2)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Husband → Wife
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Eliza Woollery Orde nee Campbell d....