Lieutenant-General Sir James Lindsay KCMG (25 August 1815 – 13 August 1874) was a British Army officer and member of Clan Lindsay.
Born at Muncaster Castle in 1815, James was the second son of James Lindsay, 24th Earl of Crawford. Educated at Eton, Lindsay was commissioned an ensign in the Grenadier Guards on 16 March 1832.
Lindsay married Lady Sarah Elizabeth Savile, the daughter of John Savile, 3rd Earl of Mexborough, on 6 November 1845. They had children: