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Aberdeen and Temair locked

7th Marquess of, cr 1915 (Alexander George Gordon) (Bt (NS) 1642; Earl of Aberdeen, Viscount Formartine, Lord Haddo, Methlic, Tarves, and Kellie, 1682 (Scot.); Viscount Gordon 1814, Earl of Haddo 1915 (UK))

Born 31 March 1955; s of 6th Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair and Anne, d of Lt-Col Gerald Barry, MC; m 1981, Joanna Clodagh Houldsworth; three s one d

DL; landowner and property developer

Succession

S father, 2002

Education

Cothill House, Abingdon; Harrow School; Polytechnic of Central London (DipBE)

Career

ARICS 1979–95. With Gardiner and Theobald, Chartered Quantity Surveyors, 1976–82; Speyhawk plc, Property Developers, 1982–86; London & Edinburgh Trust plc, Property Developers, 1986–94; Managing Director: Letinvest, 1989–94; Kellie Estates Ltd, 1995–2008; Gordon Land Ltd, 2000–; Braiklay Estates Ltd, 2007–; non-executive Director: Mobile Cardiovascular Science plc, 1992–99; Gordon Enterprise Trust, 1998–2002. DL Aberdeenshire, 1998

Recreations

golf, music, theatre

Heir

s Earl of Haddo , qv

Address

House of Formartine, Methlick, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 7EQ

(01651) 851664

Clubs

MCC; New (Edinburgh); Royal Aberdeen Golf; Meldrum House Golf