James Baird1

M, #129141, d. 1655
Last Edited=11 May 2014
     James Baird was the son of Gilbert Baird of Auchmeddan and Lilias Baird.1,2 He married Bethia Dempster, daughter of John Dempster, in 1619.3 He died in 1655.2
     He held the office of Commissary of Edinburgh.1 He lived at Byth, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1

Children of James Baird and Bethia Dempster

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 330. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 226. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S6286] Clan MacFarlane and associated clans genealogy, online http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info. Hereinafter cited as Clan MacFarlane.
  4. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Baronetage, volume IV, page 369.
  5. [S3508] S. Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009 - 12 February 2010. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."

Gilbert Baird of Auchmeddan1

M, #129142
Last Edited=12 Sep 2004
     Gilbert Baird of Auchmeddan is the son of George Baird of Auchmedden and Elizabeth Keith.2 He married Lilias Baird, daughter of Walter Baird, in 1578.2
     He purchased the estate of Byth, Aberdeenshire, near the waters of Devern.1 He is believed to have had a warrant from King Charles I to be created Lord Devern, but died before his creation.1

Children of Gilbert Baird of Auchmeddan and Lilias Baird

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 330. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 226. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

John Dempster1

M, #129143
Last Edited=12 Sep 2004
     John Dempster lived at Pitliver, Fife, ScotlandG.1

Child of John Dempster

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 330. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Margaret Hay1

F, #129144
Last Edited=27 Apr 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Margaret Hay was the daughter of Hon. Sir William Hay and Anna Murray.1 She married Sir John Baird, Lord Newbyth, son of James Baird and Bethia Dempster, before 1648.1
     From before 1648, her married name became Baird.1

Child of Margaret Hay and Sir John Baird, Lord Newbyth

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 330. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Baronetage, volume III, page 331.

Sir William Baird of Newbyth, 1st Bt.1

M, #129145, b. 12 November 1654, d. 17 February 1737
Last Edited=29 Jan 2011
     Sir William Baird of Newbyth, 1st Bt. was baptised on 12 November 1654.1 He was the son of Sir John Baird, Lord Newbyth and Margaret Hay.1 He married, firstly, Helen Gilmour, daughter of Sir John Gilmour.1 He married, secondly, Margaret St. Clair, daughter of Henry St. Clair, 1st/10th Lord Sinclair and Grizel Cockburn.1 He died on 17 February 1737 at age 82 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG.1 He was buried on 22 February 1737 at Libberton, Midlothian, ScotlandG.1
     He was created 1st Baronet Baird, of Newbyth, co. Haddington [Scotland] on 4 February 1679/80.1 He was registered as a Advocate [Scotland] on 31 July 1680.1

Children of Sir William Baird of Newbyth, 1st Bt. and Helen Gilmour

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 331. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 226. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Helen Gilmour1

F, #129146, d. 22 April 1701
Last Edited=12 Sep 2004
     Helen Gilmour was the daughter of Sir John Gilmour.1 She married Sir William Baird of Newbyth, 1st Bt., son of Sir John Baird, Lord Newbyth and Margaret Hay.1 She died on 22 April 1701.1 She was buried on 25 April 1701 at Libberton, Midlothian, ScotlandG.1
     Her married name became Baird.1

Children of Helen Gilmour and Sir William Baird of Newbyth, 1st Bt.

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 331. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 226. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir John Gilmour1

M, #129147
Last Edited=12 Sep 2004
     Sir John Gilmour held the office of President of the Court of Session.1 He lived at Craigmillar, Midlothian, ScotlandG.1

Child of Sir John Gilmour

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 331. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Margaret St. Clair1

F, #129148, b. circa 1686, d. 23 December 1756
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Margaret St. Clair was born circa 1686.1 She was the daughter of Henry St. Clair, 1st/10th Lord Sinclair and Grizel Cockburn.1 She married Sir William Baird of Newbyth, 1st Bt., son of Sir John Baird, Lord Newbyth and Margaret Hay.1 She died on 23 December 1756, without issue.1
     She was also known as Mary St. Clair.2 Her married name became Baird.1

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 331. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 644. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Janet Yeman1

F, #129149, d. after 5 July 1483
Last Edited=3 Jul 2006
     Janet Yeman married William Sinclair, 1st Earl of Caithness, son of Henry Sinclair, 2nd Earl of Orkney and Egidia Douglas.1 She died after 5 July 1483.2
     Her married name became Sinclair.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 644. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 478. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Grizel Cockburn1

F, #129150, b. 22 July 1660, d. circa March 1722/23
Last Edited=2 Jul 2017
     Grizel Cockburn was born on 22 July 1660.2 She was the daughter of Sir James Cockburn of that Ilk, 1st Bt. and Grissel Hay.1,3 She married Henry St. Clair, 1st/10th Lord Sinclair, son of John St. Clair of Hermanston and Catherine Sinclair, Mistress of St. Clair, on 30 December 1680.3 She died circa March 1722/23.3 She was buried on 14 March 1722/23.3
     She was also known as Barbara Cockburn.3 From 30 December 1680, her married name became St. Clair.3

Children of Grizel Cockburn and Henry St. Clair, 1st/10th Lord Sinclair

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 331. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 843. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]