Patrick McDouall-Crichton, 6th Earl of Dumfries

Patrick McDouall-Crichton, 6th Earl of Dumfries (15 October 1726 – 7 April 1803) was a Scottish peer.

In 1768 he inherited the Earldom of Dumfries from his maternal uncle, and on his death was succeeded by his grandson, John, Lord Mount Stuart, grandson of the 1st Marquess of Bute and later 2nd Marquess of Bute.


He married Margaret Crauford on 12 September 1771; they had one child:

  • Lady Elizabeth Penelope McDouall-Crichton, later Elizabeth, Lady Mount Stuart (25 November 1772 – 25 July 1797)[1]


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Masonic offices
Preceded by
James Adolphus Oughton
Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

Succeeded by
The Duke of Atholl
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
William Dalrymple-Crichton
Earl of Dumfries Succeeded by
John Stuart

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