Helen Skene1

F, #527991, b. circa 1730, d. 1826
Last Edited=10 Jan 2014
     Helen Skene was born circa 1730.2 She was the daughter of David Skene, 1st of Pitlour and 5th of Hallyards and Jean Douglas.1 She married George Moncrieff of Reedie and Myres Castle, son of Colonel Patrick Moncrieff of Reedie and Anna Drummond, in 1746.2 She died in 1826.2 She was also reported to have died in 1816.3
     From 1746, her married name became Moncrieff.1

Citations

  1. [S51] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 7th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1886), volume II, page 1677. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 7th ed.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3638. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S5794] Don McArthur, "re: Drury Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 2 January 2012. Hereinafter cited as "re: Drury Family."

David Skene, 1st of Pitlour and 5th of Hallyards1

M, #527992, d. 1747
Last Edited=9 Jul 2017
     David Skene, 1st of Pitlour and 5th of Hallyards was the son of John Skene, 3rd of Hallyards and Helen Pitcairn.1 He married Jean Douglas on 25 July 1718.2 He died in 1747.3
     He was granted in liferent and to Robert Skene, his eldest lawful son and his heirs, in fee lands of Easter Pitlour (henceforth called Hallyards).2

Children of David Skene, 1st of Pitlour and 5th of Hallyards and Jean Douglas

Citations

  1. [S51] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 7th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1886), volume II, page 1677. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 7th ed.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3638. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.

John Skene, 3rd of Hallyards1

M, #527993, d. 1707
Last Edited=9 Jul 2017
     John Skene, 3rd of Hallyards is the son of Sir Alexander Skene, 2nd of Hallyards and Barbara Forbes.1 He married, secondly, Helen Pitcairn, daughter of Patrick Pitcairn of Pitlour.2 He married, firstly, Margaret Makgill, daughter of Sir David Makgill of Rankeillour and Elizabeth Ruthven, on 4 February 1653.2 He died in 1707.2
     On 24 May 1653 he was served heir to his father.2 He was recognised by Lord Lyon King of Arms, and matriculated his arms at the Lyons Court in 1672.2 He purchased Pitlour in 1683 from Patrick Pitcairn of Pitlour.2

Children of John Skene, 3rd of Hallyards and Margaret Makgill

Child of John Skene, 3rd of Hallyards and Helen Pitcairn

Citations

  1. [S51] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 7th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1886), volume II, page 1677. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 7th ed.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3638. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Alexander Skene, 2nd of Hallyards1

M, #527994, d. 24 May 1653
Last Edited=9 Jul 2017
     Sir Alexander Skene, 2nd of Hallyards was the son of Andrew Skene and Bessie Cadell.1 He married Barbara Forbes, daughter of William Forbes of Craigievar.2 He died on 24 May 1653.1
     On 18 January 1628 he received a Crown charter in the Parish of Auchtertule, Fife.2 He was Servitor to Sir John Skene, Lord Clerk Register.2 He was appointed Knight in 1641.1 He lived at Hallyards, Fife, Scotland.1

Child of Sir Alexander Skene, 2nd of Hallyards and Barbara Forbes

Citations

  1. [S51] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 7th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1886), volume II, page 1677. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 7th ed.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3638. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Andrew Skene1

M, #527995
Last Edited=9 Jul 2017
     Andrew Skene is the son of James Skene, 12th of Skene and Joane Douglas.1,2 He married Bessie Cadell.3
     He lived at Auchorie, Fife, Scotland.3

Citations

  1. [S51] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 7th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1886), volume II, page 1677. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 7th ed.
  2. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Susan Hyde

F, #527996
Last Edited=3 Feb 2017
     Susan Hyde is the daughter of Henry Hyde. She married Kympton Mabbott.
     Her married name became Mabbott.

Child of Susan Hyde and Kympton Mabbott

Barbara Forbes1

F, #527997
Last Edited=9 Jul 2017
     Barbara Forbes is the daughter of William Forbes of Craigievar.1 She married Sir Alexander Skene, 2nd of Hallyards, son of Andrew Skene and Bessie Cadell.2
     Her married name became Skene.1

Citations

  1. [S51] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 7th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1886), volume II, page 1677. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 7th ed.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3638. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Forbes of Craigievar1

M, #527998
Last Edited=19 Jan 2013

Child of William Forbes of Craigievar

Citations

  1. [S51] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 7th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1886), volume II, page 1677. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 7th ed.

Helen Pitcairn1

F, #527999
Last Edited=9 Jul 2017
     Helen Pitcairn is the daughter of Patrick Pitcairn of Pitlour.1 She married John Skene, 3rd of Hallyards, son of Sir Alexander Skene, 2nd of Hallyards and Barbara Forbes.2
     Her married name became Skene.1

Citations

  1. [S51] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 7th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1886), volume II, page 1677. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 7th ed.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3638. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Patrick Pitcairn of Pitlour1

M, #528000
Last Edited=9 Jul 2017
     Patrick Pitcairn of Pitlour sold Pitlour in 1683 to John Skene, 3rd of Hallyards.2

Child of Patrick Pitcairn of Pitlour

Citations

  1. [S51] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 7th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1886), volume II, page 1677. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 7th ed.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3638. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]