Lady Jean Selkirk (née Wedderburn)

3rd May 1786 - 10th Jun 1871


Daughter of James Wedderburn Colvile, received £2000 upon her marriage to Thomas, 5th earl of Selkirk, drawn from her father's Jamaican estates. Her son Dunbar James, succeeded to the earldom.


Alexander Wedderburn, The Wedderburn Book: a history of the Wedderburns in the counties of Berwick and Forfar, designed of Wedderburn, Kingennie, Easter Powrie, Blackness, Balindean and Gosford, 1296-1896 (Published privately, 1898), p. 307.

Will of James Wedderburn Colvile, 2/4/1808, TNA/PROB 11/1477/19

Further Information

Maiden Name
Thomas, 5th earl of Selkirk

Relationships (6)

Sister → Brother
Niece → Uncle
Sister → Brother
Daughter → Father
Daughter → Mother
Sister → Brother