THE HOUSES MAJOR A. A. GORDON LIVED IN
Haymont House, Bridge of Allan
MAJOR GORDON'S BIRTHPLACEArchibald Alexander Gordon was born on 3 September 1867 in this house in Hendersonstreet in Bridge of Allan. Major Gordon states that the house was the birthplace of his older brother, William, himself and his oldest sister Emily. It was also the house where his mother's brother Alec died in 1866 (before Major Gordon's birth).
Homehill, Bridge of Allan
MAJOR GORDON'S SECOND HOMEMajor Gordon's father built this home, and the family settled here from Haymond in 1869. The house received the name Homehill. Major Gordon's father died in this house on 15 January 1873. His brother William sold the house in 1932 and has been called Benroyal since then.
Melbury Lodge, Wimborne, Dorset
THE HOUSE WHERE MAJOR GOT HIMSELF ENGAGEDMajor Gordon was engaged to his beloved wife on 12 February 1891 when he visited Melbury Lodge at the invitation of Colonel Randall. Lizzie was with her twin-sister Frances present, and Lizzie promised herself to him the same day.
The old mill, Haddington, East-Lothian
BIRTHPLACE OF W.H.E AND A.G.R. GORDONMajor Gordon married his beloved wife in 1892 and brought his wife here after their wedding. The couple received the twin William Hyde Eagleson and Archibald George Ramsay Gordon in this house on 23 August 1893. Maude suffered severe health problems as a result. Because of the isolated area, the family moved to Major Gordon's mother in Edinburgh after Archibald Jr tragically died on 26 December 1893.
29 Melville Street, Edinburgh
MAJOR GORDON'S MOTHER'S HOME Major Gordon moved his family to his mother's house in 1894. His brother William sold the home in 1917 after their mother had passed away that year.
Nile Grove, Morningside, Edinburgh
BIRTHPLACE OF E.R.A. GORDON Major Gordon's first home in Edinburgh where his youngest son Edmund Robert Adam Gordon was born on 25 March 1896. The family moved from Fellside, Moffat, to this house in 1894.
Bontes Garden, Edinburgh
MAJOR GORDON'S SECOND HOME IN EDINBURGHMajor Gordon and his family settled in this house in 1897. Major Gordon bought the house and was the first occupant. The family left the house in October 1916, after Major Gordon had taken up his position as Private Secretary to the 4th Duke of Wellington in February 1906. It took him until 1923 to sell the house.
Home in the county of Kent
MAJOR GORDON'S FIRST HOME IN KENT Major Gordon moved his family to this home in 1906 and lived here till 1911. Subsequently, he built a new home.
Second home in the county of Kent
MAJOR GORDON'S SECOND HOME IN KENT The house was built by Major Gordon and designed to the family's design. The family moved in in the summer of 1911. Major Gordon used the home since 1915 as a holiday resort.
Jessamine, Bridge of Allan
Major Gordon's home 'Jessamine' in Bridge of Allan. He moved here with his beloved wife in 1925, and they lived happily together until Maude died four years later in 1929. Three years later, Major Gordon lost his youngest son Edmund. Major Gordon's family was ended, and he lived the rest of his life with his faithful servant Fran Fraser. During the remainder of his life, Major Gordon spent his days in the Scouts, serving the British legion, and played at the Curling Club of Bridge of Allan until...
Copyright, 2023 - MAJOR A. A. GORDON SOCIETY - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED