Chief of Clan Wallace Dies

We have just received the sad news that Ian Francis Wallace of that Ilk, Chief of the Name and Arms of Wallace passed away at the weekend.  Our hearts go out to his friends and family.  This is a massive loss to Clan Wallace. Ian was 89 years old.

Chief Ian Francis Wallace and wife Teresa

Chief Ian Francis Wallace and wife Teresa

Ian was the 35th Chief of the Clan.  He became Chief upon the death of his brother, Lt. Col. Malcolm Robert Wallace, on 9th December 1990.

Born 28 September 1926 Ian is the son of Colonel Robert Francis Hunter Wallace of that Ilk and Euphemia Hoskyns.  On  Febuary 2nd 1963  he married Teresa Hyne Buckingham, daughter of Reverend Christopher Leigh Buckingham.
Educated at Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England.  He graduated from New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Master of Arts. He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Royal Army Service Corps and Arab Legion.

Ian lived with his family in Edinburgh. With Teresa he had three children;  Andrew Robert Wallace of that Ilk, younger, Henrietta Katherine Wallace and James Christopher Wallace.

Andrew Wallace Younger of that Ilk   son of Ian Wallace.  With other Chiefs at The Flodden Service in September 2013.

Andrew Wallace Younger of that Ilk son of Ian Wallace. With other Chiefs at The Flodden Service in September 2013.

 

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12 thoughts on “Chief of Clan Wallace Dies

  1. Michael Wallace

    Rest in peace, my dear cousin, Ian. I wish we could have met. My sincerest condolences to the family.

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  2. Steve Anderson

    Condolences to the Friends and Family of Clan Wallace from Clan Anderson USA on the passing of your Chief.

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  3. Susan Hall-Amado

    So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    Susan
    (Clan Cameron)

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  4. Nick Wood

    Our Chief, Timothy Wood of Largo, and the Council of the Clan Wood Society offer our sincere condolences to Clan Wallace for the loss of your highly esteemed Chief.

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  5. Nick Wood

    Our Chief, Timothy Wood of Largo, and the Council of the Clan Wood Society offer our sincere condolences to Clan Wallace on the loss of your much esteemed Chief.

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  6. Andrew S Wallace

    Condolences from USA Clan Wallace. Lansing Mi, Bloomington/Normal Ill, Virginia Beach Va, Kansas, and Florida as well as many other States that hold members of our branch of your extended family. We all have our Scottish family in our thoughts and prayers. Your Family was also in the thoughts and prayers of hundreds Scottish Americans at the Alma Michigan Highland festival 5-28-2016. Where they held a moment of Silence for Ian Wallace and his family.

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  7. cwiemail

    The Wallaces of Cragie from whom the senior branch of the clan is descended obtained their estate during the late h century, through the marriage to the heiress of Sir John Lindsay of Cragie.

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