Charles Frederick St. Clair Anstruther (1855 - 1925)
D.S.O. (1900) M.V.O. (1905) D.L.
He discontinued the use of the Thomson name.
(Burke's Peerage and Baronetage)
Brevet-Colonel Commander of 2nd Lifeguards;
Member of the Royal Company of Archers (King's Bodyguard for Scotland);
Esquire of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem;
Officer of the Legion of Honour;
Knight Commander of the Sword of Sweden and of Isabel la Catolica;
served in South Africa 1899-1900; mentioned in dispatches.
He married (1882) Agnes Dorothea Guthrie
(d. 1941) the 3rd daughter of James Alex Guthrie of Craigie, Forfarshire.
 
Agnes was painted by the artist
John Singer Sargent (1856-1925).
Painting currently in the collection of
Baron John Bonde. (qv undermentioned family)

Children

John Arnold St. Clair Anstruther
(1888 - 1914)

Lieutenant - 3rd Dragoon Guards, the Carabiniers;

A.D.C. to the Governor General of Australia 1914.

He was killed in action.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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Grizel Margaret St. Clair Anstruther - married (1911) Count Knut Corfitz Bonde (d. 1952) of Gimmersta, Julita - Sweden; Couns. of Legation, Swedish Diplomatic Service. He was the son of Count Carl Carlsson Bonde (qv below) of Bricsberg, Sweden and Ulrika Sophie Beck-Friis daughter of Count Corfitz.

Bosjökloster Bosjökloster Castle - history - in Swedish.

Bosjökloster Castle Bosjökloster Castle - short history - in English
Carl Carlsson BondeCount Carl Carlsson Bonde

(Large image file - Swedish Biographical Dictionary.)

Born Stockholm, Sweden 1850. Studied at Uppsala; graduated 1872.
Diplomat, politician (Södermanlands län - liberala samlingspartiet 1900) and writer.
1898 - Inspector and Censor - Drama and Theatre. Minister,1900. Died 1915.
Married (1876) Hon. Ulrika Sophie Beck-Friis, daughter of Count Corfitz.