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i. Margaret, m. to Allan Ramsay, of Kinkell, and
died at London -1th March, 1782, leaving one
•on and two daughters,
John Ramsay, of Kinkell, a major-general
in the army, and colonel of the Chasseurs
Amelia Ramsay, m. to Sir Archibald Camp-
bell, of Inrerniel, in Argyllshire, K.B.
and M.P. a major-general in the army,
appointed governor of Jamaica 1781, aud
of Madras in 1789, who d. without issue,
31st March, mn.
Charlotte Ramsay, w. to Colonel Henry
Malcolm, of Ford Farm, Surry, in the
Honourable the East India Company's
service, adjutant-general of the Madras
army when under the command of the
Marquis Cornwallis.
if. Katherine, m. 15th April, 1773, to Alexander
Murray, of Henderland, in the county of
Peebles, appointed his majesty's solicitor for
Scotland 30th June, 1775, elected member of
parliament for that county 1780, and consti-
tuted a lord of session 6th March, 1702. He
died 10th March, 1795, leaving by Katherine,
his wife, three children,
William Murray, of Henderland, barrister-

at-law in England. John-Archibald Murray, (Sir) appointed in 1830 one of the permanent Lords Ordinary of the Court of Session in Scotland, under the designation of Lord Murray. Amelia-Jane Murray. Sir Alexander Lindsay d. 0th May, 1702, and was s. by his son,

Sia David Lindsay, bart. of Evelick, custos brevium of the court of king's bench, and captain of a company in the third regiment of Foot Guards from 1758 to 1776, when he was promoted to the command of the 50th regiment of Foot. He had the rank of major-general in the army in 1777, lieutenant-general in 1770, and general in 1706. He m. Susannah-Charlotte, daughter of Samuel Long, esq. of the island of Jamaica, by whom he had six children, of whom two, John and Susan, died in infancy, the others were two sons and two daughters, via.

William, who in 1701 was appointed ambassador to the republic of Venice; he held the situation of governor of Tobago, and d. before his father, unmarried. Charlks, successor to his father. Charlotte-Amelia, m. 3rd September, 1785, to the Right Hon. Thomas Steele, by whom she had a son, Colonel Thomas Steele; and two daughters, Charlotte, m. to Nicholas William Ridley Colborne, esq. created Lord Colborne in 1830, and Harriot. Elizabeth, m. to Augustus Schultz, esq. of Sunning Hill, in BerkshireSir David Lindsay d- 0th March, 1707, and was s. by his son,

Sir Charles Lindsay, bart. of Evelick. capt. R.N. who was drowned in the West Indies while commander of the Daphne, by the oversetting of hit* boat off Demerara, 6th March, 17!K>, when be was proceediugon board his ship in a tempestuous evening. He d. unm. and with him the Baronetcy became Extinct.

Arms—Gu. a fess chequy arg. and ax.


Sir John Livingston,of Kinnaird, descended from Robert, second son of Sir John Livingston, of Calen

dar, ancestor of the Earls of Linlithgow, had charters of the barony of Kinnaird, in the county of Fife, ia 1018, and was created a Baronet in 1027. Sir John 4. in the following year, and was s. by his son.

Sir James Livingstons,one of the gentlemen of the bedchamber to Charles II. who was elevated to the peerage of Scotland as Viscount Neuimrgh, 13th September, 1647. H is lordship retired to the Hague during the Usurpation, and returned with his royal master st the Restoration, when he was appointed captain of his majesty's bodyguard, and advanced to an earldom, 31st December, 1660, by the titles of Earl or Newburgh, Viscount Kinnaird, and Baron Livingstone, of Fiacraig, with remainder to his heirs general whatsoever. The earl as. first. Lady Catherine Howard, daughter of Theophilus, second Earl of Suffolk, relict of George, Lord Aubigny,' and mother of Charles, Duke of Richmond and Lennox, by whom he had au only daughter, Elisabeth, m. first, to Robert Delaval, esq. and secondly, to Henry Hatcher, esq. The earl m. secondly, Anne, daughter of Sir Henry Poole, of Saperton, in the county of Gloucester, by whom he left an only surviving son, his successor at his decease, 95th December, 1670.

Charles, secondearl; who m. Frances,daughter of Francis, Lord Brudenell, son of George, Earl of Car digan, which lady in. secondly, Richard, Lord Bellev, of Ireland; and dying in 1604, was s. in the earldom, &c. (the first barony and Baronetcy expiring,) by ha only daughter,

Charlotte-maria, Countess of Newburgh.

Ami.* -Arg. on a bend, between three July flowers, gu. an anchor of the first, all within a double treasure, flory counterflory, vert.


The Livingstones of Dunipace, on whom a BaroNetcy was conferred in 1615, in the person of Sn David Livingstone, of Dunipace, derived from Alexander, second son of Sir Alexander Livingto&e, of Calendar, by a daughter of Dundas, of Dundas.

Arms—Arg. three cinquefoils gu. within a double treasure, with fleur-de-lis vert.


In 1658, a Baronetcy was conferred on Sir Alexander Livingstone, a natural sou of the Earl of Callendar.but soon Expired.


Sir Henrt Loncueyille, of Wolverton, sea af Arthur Longueville, esq. of Little Billing, ss. Ehxabeth, daughter of Sir Richard Cotton, knt- of Bedham p ton, Hants, and dying in 1613, left issue, Henry (Sir;, his heir. Arthur, who d. unm. in 1034. Thomas (Sir), of Cannons, Bucks, knt. st i-f. Michael (Sir;, who m. Lady Susan Grey, daughter of Charles, Earl of Kent, and had two sons, Charles Loncueyille, who was summoned to parliament, as Lord Grey de Ruthya.ia 104n. His only daughter and heir,

Susan Longueville, Baroness Grey de Ruthyn, m. Sir Henry Yelvertoa, Bart of Easton Mauduit, and from this But riage lineally descends the present Lady Grey de Ruthyn, Marchioness of Hastings.

Grey Longueville, of Shidlington, Bedfordsh.
ancestor of Grey Longueville, esq. Bath
King at Arms, who d. in 1744.
Charles, killed in the action of the Isle of Rhea.
John, who d. *. p.

Francis,who tn. Nightingale,sister and coheir of Edward Furtho, esq. of Furtho, co. Northampton, and widow of Samuel Maunsell, esq. of Haversham, Bucks, and had, with three daughters (Martha, wife of William Fabian, Nightingale* wife of John Egerton, esq., and Elizabeth), three sons, who d. s. p. Elizabeth, m. to Sir Nicholas Gascoigne, knt. The eldest Mih,

Sir Henry Longueville, knt. of Wolverton, m. Catharine, daughter of Sir Edward Carey, knt. of Aldenham, Herts, and left, with three daughters (Catharine, wife of Roger Jones, Earl of Ranelagh, Elizabeth, wife of John Bromley, esq., and Radulpha, m. to Sir John Wollaston), an only son and heir,

Edward Longueville, of Wolverton, who was advanced to the dignity of a Baronet of Nova Scotia by King Charles I. on account of the great sums of money he carried to King Charles, when at Edinburgh. He in. Margaret,daughter of Sir Thomas Temple, of Stow, in Bucks, by Lady Hester, his wife, who, it is said, lived to see seven-hundred of her own descendants; by this lady he had two sons and five daughters,

i. Thomas, his successor.

Ii. Edward, who m. Mary, daughter of— Silvester,
esq. of Iver, in Buckinghamshire, by whom
he had one son and two daughters.
Thomas (Sir), hereafter mentioned.
Mary.m. to Sir Edward Longueville, bart.
Elisabeth, m. first, to William Mainwaring,
esq.; secondly, to G. Hope, esq. of Braw-
ton, in Flintshire.
i. Catharine, m. to Thomas Gibbs, of Hunington,

in Warwickshire.
11. Hester, m- to William Lawton, esq. of Lawton,

in Cheshire, in. Elizabeth Longueville, m. to Samuel Bland,

esq. of Yorkshire,
iv. Margaret, m. to John Digby, esq. of Gothurst,
in Buckinghamshire, son of the renowned Sir
Kenelm Digby, knt. and had two daughters,
his co-heirs.

Margaretta-Maria, in. to Sir John Conway,
bart. of Bodrythan,in Flintshire, to whom
she was first wife, and by whom she had,
Henry Conway, who d. v.p. leaving an
only child,
Honora, wife of Sir John Glyune,
Margaretta Conway, m. to Sir Thomas
Longueville, bart. of Estclusham, in
Charlotta-Theophila, m. to Richard Mostyn,
esq. of Penbeddw. in Flintshire, by whom
she had two daughters,
Bridget, m. to Lytton Lytton, esq. of

Knebworth, in Hertfordshire. Cbarlotta, m. to Richard Williams, esq. third son of Sir William Williams, esq. of Llanvorda, in Shropshire, and brother to Sir Watkin Williams Wynne, bart. and had one son, who d. young. r. Penelope, who d. a nun abroad. Sir Thomas Longueville, bart. eldest son and pwrcessor to his father, broke his neck ofT a horse within half a mile of Wolverton, the ancient seat of the Longuevilles, where there is a fair stately monument erected to his memory by his widow; he had 3 M

two wives; first, Mary, daughter of Sir William Feuwick, bart. by whom he had

Edward (Sir), his successor. Margaret, tn. to Sir William Stych, bart. of Enfield,'in Middlesex. Elizabeth, m. to Sir Miles Stapleton, knt. of Carlton, in Yorkshire. His second wife was Catherine, daughter and co-heir of Judge Peyton, of Knowlton, in Kent, by whom he had no issue.

Sir Edward Longueville, bart. only son and heir, being a catholic, was made sheriff of Bucks by King James II. He sold Longueville Billing, in Northamptonshire, to support the king, the very day the armies deserted bis majesty at Blackheath; and subsequently, about the year 1712, disposed of Wolverton to Dr. Radcliffe for £50,000. He tn. Mary, daughter of his uncle, Edward Longueville, esq. by whom he had no issue. Sir Edward broke his neck at Bisseter races, in Oxfordshire, and was buried at Fritwell, in that county; his lady surviving him, was re-married to John Lawton, esq. in Cheshire. Sir Edward, dying without issue, was succeeded by his cousin, (son of Edward, second son of Sir Edward the first bart.)

Sir Thomas Longueville, who m. Maria-Margaretta, daughter of Sir John Conway, bart- of Bodrytham, in Flintshire (by Margaretta-Maria, his wife, the eldest daughter and co-heir of John Digby, esq. of Gothurst), by whom he acquired the estates of East Clusham, in the county of Denbigh, and Prestatin, in the county of Flint, and had three daughters,

i. Maria-marcaretta, who in. first, John Jones,
esq. by whom she had issue, four sons and
one daughter, Patty, in. to Philip Aatley, of
Lambeth. She wedded secondly, Joseph Tay-
lor, gent, of Moat Bank, and had issue. The
eldest son of the first marriage,
Thomas Jones, esq. capt. in the Merioneth-
shire Militia, b. in J740, who left issue,
besides two daughters, Mrs. Barker and
Mrs. Boydell,

1. Thomas-lonoueyili.e Jones, esq. of

Oswestry, in the county of Salop,
and Prestatin, in the county of
Flint, who took the name of Lon-
gueville only. He had issue, with
two daughters, the elder m. to Peter
Hey wood, esq. barrister at law, a
son, tbe present
Thomas - Longueville Longue-
Ville, esq. of Oswestry and

2. Edward Jones,esq. whom. Miss Ste

phens, and bad, with two daughters, a son, the Rev. Harry-Longueville Jones, M.A.

3. Hugh Jones,esq. now of Lark Hill, in

the county of Lancaster, who m.
24th March, 1806, Elizabeth, eldest
daughter of the late Benjamin Hey-
wood, esq. of Stanley Hall, in the
county of York, and has issue,
Richard I ley wood Jones, who tn.
Margaret, only daughter of John
Harrison, esq. of Ambleside.
Ben jamin-Hey wood Jones.
Hngh-Loiigueville Jones.
Elizabeth-Anne, in. to Samuel

Bright, est].
Anna Maria, m. to John-Pembet-

ton Heywood, esq.
Mary • Ellen, wi. to Robertson

(Gladstone, esq. Harriette, in. to Daniel Neilsen, esq. 631

Emma, m. to the Hon. Richard Denman. 4. Charles Jones, of Oswestry, banker, who m. Miss Welch, and has, with other issue, Richard, who d. s.p. Charles-Wilding, who m. Mary, eldest daughter of William Preston, esq. of Fairview, near Liverpool, youngest son of Robert, second son of Richard Preston, esq. of Hilhom House, and Ellel, in Cockerham, Lancashire. A daughter, m. to the Rev. R.

Roberts. Ann, m. to her cousin, Thomas Longueville Longueville, esq. ii. Conway, m. to George Hope, esq. of Hope, in the county of Flint, in. Harry (a daughter), whom. Richard Williams, and had one child, Diana, m. to Richard Wilding, esq. of Llanshiaden Hall. She devised all her interest in the Prestatin estate to her cousin, Thomas-Longueville Jones, esq. By his second lady, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Robert Owen, km. of Porkington, in Shropshire, he had no issue. He died in 1750.

At Sir Thomas's decease the Baronetcy became


Arms—Gules, a fess, dancette, ermine, between six cross-crosslets, fitche, argent.


Sir Alexander Macullock, of Myrstoun, was created a Baronet in 1664: but the title became, early, Extinct.


See Burke's Extinct Peerage of Scotland." M'gill, Viscount, Op Oxporo." ,


The eldest cadet of the Lauderdale family was MaitLand, of Pitrichie, descended from Robert Maitland (third son of Sir Robert Maitland, of Thirlestane, who was slain at the Battle of Dunbar in 1346). Robert Maitland married the heiress of Gight, in the county of Aberdeen, and from that estate his descendants were designated, until they purchased the Barony of Pitrichie. In 1672,

Sir Richard Maitland, of Pitrichie, sometime one of the Senators of the College of Justice, was created a Baronet, and matriculated his arms in the Lion Registry thus : " Or, a lion rampant gu. couped at all joints, of the field, with a bordure chequy arg. and az. The representative of the family, Jean Maitland, (eldest daughter of Sir Charles Maitland, of Pitrichie, and heiress of her brother, Sir Charles, who d. in 1704.) m. the Hon. Alexander Arbuthnot, who assumed the surname of Maitland, and had a son and heir, Charles Maitland, of Pitrichie, M.P. who d. s. p. at Edinburgh, 10th February, 1757, when the estate of Pitrichie devolved on his cousin. Major Arthur Forbes.


Iu 1663, a Baronetcy was conferred on Sir Robert Maxwell, of Orchardtoun.


Thomas Meredtth, esq. descended from a very ancient Welsh family, originally derived from Ely. stan Gloddrydd, Prince between Wye and Severn. *n. Elizabeth, daughter of Campernowne, esq. of Modbury, in the county of Devon, and left, with two daughters, Elizabeth, wife of Bennet Hunt, of Chadleigh, and Judith, wife of John Godolpfain, esq. a soa and heir,

Edward Meredtth, esq. of Marston, in Tamertoa Foliott, who m. Margaret, daughter of Edward Marler, gentleman, of London, and relict of Gamaliel Slanning, esq. of Hele, by whom he had three sons, Amos, Edward, and John, and a daughter Gertrude, wife of George Hall, D.D. Bishop of Chester. The eldest son,

Amos Meredyth, esq. was created a Baronet ted January, 163P. He m. first, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Sir Edward Seymour, bart of Bury Pomeroy, in the county of Devon, and widow of Francis Courtenay, esq. and had by her two daughters, Dorothy, whoo*. unm.

Mary, wife of Richard, second son of Sir John Lowther, bart. He m. secondly, Anne, daughter of Robert Tatron, esq. of Withenshaw, in the county of Chester, and bid by her, William, his heir, and George, b, 7th June, 1667. Sir Amos, who suffered severely for his loyalty to King Charles, d. in Ireland, 5th December, 1669, and was s. by his son.

Sir William Meredith, second bart. who a*. Mary, daughter and heir of Henry Robinson, esq. of \\ h* pload, in the county of Lincoln, and had issue,

Amos, who m. Johanna, daughter of Thomas Choi
mondely, esq. of Vale Royal, in the county ei
Chester, and dying r. p. in 1744, left issue.
William, successor to his grandfather.
Theophilus, rector of Dinton, in the county
of Hereford, who died in 1775, leaving one
Elizabeth, who m. William, esq. of
Winstanley Hall, Lancashire, and had an
only child,
William Bankes, esq. of Winstaaley
Hall, High Sheriff of Lancashire in
1784, who d. s. p. in ISO*.

Henrietta, m. to the Hon. Frederick Van*.

second son of Henry, Earl of Darlington,

and had an only daughter, as. in 179$, to

Captain Metcalf.

Anna-margaretta, a*, in 1770, to the Right

Hon. Barlow Treeothick, of Aldington, ia

Surrey, Lord Mayor and M.P. for London.

Mary, m. 1st, to Laurence, Earl Ferrers, and

zdly, to Lord Frederick Campbell, second

son of John, Duke of Argyll.

Theodora, m. to William Theyne, esq. Captain of

Foot, and had issue.
Mary, m. to John Townshend, esq. of Hesa, in

the county of Denbigh, but d. i. ;<-

Elizabeth, m. to William Huddlestoa, esq. of Milium Castle, in the county of Cumberland, and had an only child,, wife of Sir Hedworth WiBiaav sou, bart. Sir William was v. by his grandson.

Sin William Meredtth, third bart. M.P. for Liver

pool, and a Lord Commissioner of the Adinirsio. who A. s. p. at Lyons, 2d January 1700, when the title became Extinct.

imx-Ga. a lion rampant, reguardant, or.


In 1636 a Baronetcy of Nova Scotia was conferred on Sir Edward Mom, of Longford, in the county of Nottingham.


Sir Robert Montcom F.ry, of Skelmorlie, descended from George, second son of Sir Alexander Mont* gomery. of Ardrossan, first Lord Montgomery, was knighted by James VI., and afterwards, in 1638, created a Baronet by Charles I. He m. Margaret, eldest daughter of Sir William Dougla.*, of Drurolanrig, by whom he had a son, Robert, of whom afterwards. He died in 1*1.11, after enjoying the estate of Srelmorlie during a period of sixty-seven years. His son,

Robert, younger, of Skelmorlie, m. Lady Mary

Campbell, fourth daughter of Archibald, seventh

Earl of Argyle, by whom he bad,

1. Robert, successor to his grandfather.

2. Henry, an officer in the army, whoa*, with

out issue.

3. Margaret, m. to Sir James Halkett, bart.,

of Pitferrane. He died in the life-time of his father. Sir Robert was s. by his graudson, Sir Robert Montgomery, second bart. of Skelmorlie, who m. Antonia, one of two daughters and coheirs of Sir James Scott, of Rossie, in Fife, and by her had four Sods. 1. James.

V. Hugh, of whom afterwards.
3. Archibald, 1 . .. , ... . .
4 J h I without issue.

Sir Robert d. on the 7th February, 1684, and was s. by his eldest son,

Sir James Montgomery, of Skelmorlie, retoured heir to his father in 1685. He m. Lady Mary Johnston, sister of the first Marquis of Annandale, by whom he had two sons, 1. Robert.

3. William, a colonel in the army, who d. without issue. The elder son.

Sir Robbrt Montgomery, third baronet, of Skelmorlie, s. to the title and estates. He was governor of a garrison in Ireland, and died in August, 1731. He m. Frances, eldest of the two daughters of Colonel Francis Stirling, of the family of Keir, and by her, who if. at Skelmorlie, 9th June, 1759, had three daughters, of whom afterwards. Sir Robert, d*. in 1731, and was $. by his uncle,

Sir Hugh Montgomery, of Busbie, fourth baronet, of Skelmorlie, one of the first merchants in Glasgow, and provost of that city, which be represented in parliament. He was commissioner for the treaty of Union, and took an active part in the discussions that then ensued, opposing several of the clauses. Before his accession to the title, he had acquired the estate of Skelmorlie from his nephew, and made an entail of his extensive landed property in 1728. He m. Liltus, daughter of Peter Gemmil, merchant, and briillie, in Glasgow, by Christian, his wife, daughter of William Boyd, of the family of Portincross, but a*, without issue, in 1735, when, in terms of the above settlement, he was s. by the eldest daughter of his

nephew. Sir Robert, who, as above noticed, left three daughters, of whom the second and third d. unmarried; the eldest,

Liuas Montgomery, of Skelmorlie, was served heir to her grand-uncle, the above Sir Hugh, on the 4th October, 1735, and m. in 1738, Alexander Montgomery, of Coilsfield, to whom she had a numerous issue, and d. in 1783. Her eldest son, Hugh Montgomery, succeeded his kinsman as twelfth Earl Op


Arms.—Az. three fleurs-de lis, or.


The surname of Mouat was anciently written in charters, " de Monte Alto,"* as appears from the perambulation of the lands of Cleish, co. Fife, "per Michaelum de Monte alto et Philippum de Melgedrum, tunc justiciaries Scotia:, anno 1252." There flourished many eminent families of the name,—the Mowats of Balquhollie, Ingltstoun, &c On the latter a baronetcy was conferred in 1664, but soon became Extinct. Sir Alexander Mowat, Baronet, of Inglistoun, bore for

Arms.—Arg. a lion rampant, sa. armed gu, within a border of the second.


The Mures of Polkelly, Rowallan, and Caldwell held, for a considerable period, a leading influence in North Britain, and the last-named branch, that of Caldwell, still continues in big'u repute in the shires of Renfrew and Ayr, represented by the present WilLiam Mure, Esq., of Caldwell (See Burke's Commoners). In 1662, a Baronetcy was conferred on Sir Patrick Mure, of Rowallan, but did not long endure. The heir female of the family, Jane, daughter and heir of William Mure, Esq., of Rowallan, m. David Boyle, first Earl of Glasgow, and d. 3rd September, 1724, having had two daughters, the younger, Anne, d. unmarried, the elder, Jane, heir of Rowallan, m. Sir James Campbell, K.B., of Lawers, slain at Foiltenoy, by whom she was mother of John, fifth Earl of Loudon.

Arms.—Arg. on a bend az. three mullets of the first, within a border engrailed gu.


Baronetcies,now extinct or dormant, were conferred on the following members of the family of Murray: Sir William Murray, of Blebo, in 1637.

* From the same derivation comes the surname of Maude, in Yorkshire. That distinguished family was fouuded by Eustace De Montr Alto, snrnamed the Norman Hunter, one of the soldiers of the Conquest, in the immediate train of the Palatine Earl of Chester, the potent Hugh Lupus. At the present time, the representation vests in Cornwallis Maude, Viscount Hawarden, but many eminent families of the name (derived from the same common ancestor, Christopher Maude, Esq., of Hulling Hall) Mill remain in the county of York, of which arc Francis Maude, Esq., Recorder of Doncaster; John M*udk, Esq., of Moor Hou?c, a magistrate and deputy lieutenant, author of an interesting work, "A Visit to the Falls of Niagara;" Thomas Holme Maude, Esq., of Kendal; Warren Maude, Esq., of Sunnyside, ice.'* See Burke's m HiBtory of the Commoners."

Sir Richard Murray, of Cockpool, in 1025. Sir Richard, who was elder brother of John Murray, Earl of Annandalc, the favourite of King James l„d. s. p., in 1630.

Sir Thomas Mi/rray, of Glendoick, in 1076. Sir Thomas, who held the office of Clerk Register, was son of Sir Robert Murray, of Woodend, a scion of Murray of Auchtertyre, who derived from Tullebardine. The Murray* of Balmanno, also elevated to the Baronetage, at length became heirs male of this branch. Sir John Murray, Bart.,of Glendoick and Balmanno, m. 23rd July, 1703, Mary, daughter of Sir Patrick Murray, Bart., of Auchtertyre, and dying, 8th January, 1714, was s. by his son, Sir Patrick Murray, Bart., of Balmanno, 6. in 1706, who Mi., in 1751, Anne, eldest daughter of Alexander Hay, Esq., of Drummelzier, and dying in 1756, left a son and successor, Sir Alexander MurRay, Bart., of Balmanno, who rf. s. p , in 1766, and was $. by his eldest sister, Mary, wife of John Hepburn Belsches, Esq., of Invermay.

Sir William Murray, of Dynnerne, in 1630.

Sir John Murray, of Arberinont, in 1631.


Sir Andrew Myrton, of Gogar, co. Edinburgh, was created a Baronet in 1701. His eldest daughter, Euphame, b. in 1690, m. in 1720, William Earl of Dumfries and Stair, and d. 8th July, 1761, leaving issue.

The heiress of the family, Frances, daughter of Sir Robert Myrton. bart. of Gogar, m. in 1768, Sir William Augustus Cuuynghame, bart. and was mother of the present Sir David Ci Nynchame, bart. of Milncraig, co. Ayr.


Sir William Nairn, of Dunsinan, descended from Michael de Nairn, who flourished temp. Robert III., was created a Baronet 31st March, 1704. His son and successor,

Sir William Nairn, second Baronet, of Dunsinan, who in. Emilia Graham, and by her (who d. 14th December, 1767) he had two daughters (the elder m. Henry Smith, merchant in London, and the younger d. in 1768) and two sons, Thomas and William. Sir William d. at Scorn, in Perthshire, 20th June, 1754, and was s. by his son,

Sir Thomas Nairn, third Baronet, of Dunsinan, who rf. 14th December, 1760, having had issue, William, his heir. Charles, E. 1. C. S. d. in India, I3th January,

1771. Anne, m. 1701, to Walter Barclay, esq. of Pittachop. The sou and heir,

Sir William Nairn, fourth Baronet, of Dunsinan, m. 17th November. 1700, Alexandrina, daughter of Robert Scot, esq. of Dunninald, and d. s. p. 12th January, 17110, being s. by his uncle,

Sir William Nairn, fifth Baronet, of Dunsinan, one of the ordinary lords of sessions, as Lord Dunsinan, who d. 25th March, 1811, since which time the title has been Dormant.

Arms— Party per pale arg. and sa. a cher. and crescent in base, all counterchanged.


Sir Walter Norton, of Chester, in the count) if Suffolk, obtained a Baronrtct of Nova Scotia is 1035.


Sir Thomas Piers, of Stonepit. in tbe county «f Kent, who was created a Baronet in 1638, dwd 7ta April, 1080, and was buried at Stonepit. He a. lit. Jane, daughter of Sir James Oxenden, Int. of Dea&e. by whom he had Thomas, Margaret, and Jane: ani 2dly, Awdry, daughter of Sir Edward Master, tut. of Canterbury, by whom he had Edward, Richard, Streynsham, and Martha.

His grandson, Sir George Picas, baronet, of Straw pit, d. 7th May, 1720, aged fifty. After his decease. Stonepit was sold to Richard Goodbugh, esq. and sab sequently passed by a female heir, Sarah, to Rkaari Round, esq.


Sir Robert Pollock, of that Ilk, in the shin of Renfrew, M. P. for that county, and representative <rf one of its oldest families, was created a Barovct is 1703. By Annabel, his second wife, daughter of »liter Stewart, of Pardovan, be had, with three daagbters, Elisabeth, m. to Hamilton of Grange, Jean, wife of James Pollock, esq. of Arthurlie, and AnnabelU. m. to James Hamilton,of Newton, four sons,of whoa the eldest died r. p. unm. The second, Walter, wbo also predeceased his father, left a son,

Sir Robert Pollock,second Baronet, whom. Anne Crawford,* of the Jordan family, and had a daughter, Cornelia.

Arms—Vert, a saltier gn. between three bugles ■<: stringed of the second.


Sir Hugh Paterson, of Bannockbura, was creates a Baronet in 1080, but the title is long Extinct.

Arms- -Arg. three pelicans ruined, gu. on a chief embattled, az. as many mullets of the field.


Sir Gilbert Pickering, of Tichmarsh. is tbe county of Northampton, eldest son of Sir John Pick* ering. of Tichmarsh, by Susannah, his wife, daughter of Sir Erasmus Dry den, bart., was created a Btso*rrHe m. Elizabeth, sister of Edward Montagu, Earl of Sandwich, and left, with other issue, a son aad «ie* cessor,

Sir John Pickering, second Baronet, b. in 164*. m. Frances, daughter of Sir Thomas Alston, of Oarll in Bedfordshire, bart. and by her be had issue,

i. Gilbert, b. in 1070, eleven years of age at tbe

Restoration, 1681.
n. John, who tl. an infant.

* Robina, only child of Captain John Pollock, of Bilgray, by Anne, his wife, daughter of John Lockhart,esa. of Lee, m. Sir Hew Crawford, bart. of Jordan Hill, and was mother of Sir Robert Crawford Pollock, harL «rf Pollock and Kilbirnie.

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