John Rattray of Craighall-Rattray, 23rd of Rattray1

M, #555911, d. November 1799
Last Edited=2 Mar 2016
     John Rattray of Craighall-Rattray, 23rd of Rattray was the son of Dr. John Rattray and Christian Main.2 He married Julia Simpson, daughter of James Simpson.1 He died in November 1799, without issue.1
     He was Captain in the Honourable East India Company Service in 1779.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Janet Rattray1

F, #555912, d. April 1812
Last Edited=2 Mar 2016
     Janet Rattray was the daughter of Dr. John Rattray and Christian Main.2 She died in April 1812, unmarried.1
     She had the life rent of Craighall after her brother's death.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Margaret Rattray1

F, #555913, d. 24 September 1816
Last Edited=2 Mar 2016
     Margaret Rattray was the daughter of Dr. John Rattray and Christian Main.2 She died on 24 September 1816, unmarried.1
     She had the life rent of Craighall with her sister.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Margaret Rattray1

F, #555914, b. 22 June 1702, d. 23 May 1744
Last Edited=2 Mar 2016
     Margaret Rattray was born on 22 June 1702.1 She was the daughter of Rt. Rev. Thomas Rattray of Craighall-Rattray, 20th of Rattray and Hon. Margaret Galloway.2 A contract for the marriage of Margaret Rattray and John Clerk of Listonshiels and Spittal was signed on 27 October 1720.1 She died on 23 May 1744 at age 41.1
     From 27 October 1720, her married name became Clerk.

Child of Margaret Rattray and John Clerk of Listonshiels and Spittal

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Robert Clerk1

M, #555915
Last Edited=2 Mar 2016
     Robert Clerk lived at Spittal, Midlothian, Scotland.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]




John Clerk of Listonshiels and Spittal1

M, #555916
Last Edited=2 Mar 2016
     John Clerk of Listonshiels and Spittal is the son of Robert Clerk.2 A contract for the marriage of John Clerk of Listonshiels and Spittal and Margaret Rattray was signed on 27 October 1720.1

Child of John Clerk of Listonshiels and Spittal and Margaret Rattray

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

David Clerk1

M, #555917, b. 27 October 1724, d. 10 May 1768
Last Edited=2 Mar 2016
     David Clerk was born on 27 October 1724.1 He was the son of John Clerk of Listonshiels and Spittal and Margaret Rattray.2 He married Helen Duff, daughter of James Duff of Craigston, on 4 May 1761.1 He died on 10 May 1768 at age 43.1
     He graduated from Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)1 He was Physician at Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1

Child of David Clerk and Helen Duff

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Helen Duff1

F, #555918, d. 26 January 1812
Last Edited=2 Mar 2016
     Helen Duff was the daughter of James Duff of Craigston.1 She married David Clerk, son of John Clerk of Listonshiels and Spittal and Margaret Rattray, on 4 May 1761.1 She died on 26 January 1812.1
     From 4 May 1761, her married name became Clerk.

Child of Helen Duff and David Clerk

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Clerk-Rattray of Craighall-Rattray, 24th of Rattray1

M, #555919, b. 3 November 1763, d. 29 August 1831
Last Edited=2 Mar 2016
     James Clerk-Rattray of Craighall-Rattray, 24th of Rattray was born on 3 November 1763.1 He is the son of David Clerk and Helen Duff.2 He married Jane Duff, daughter of Admiral Robert Duff of Logie and Fetteresso, on 3 January 1791.1 He died on 29 August 1831 at age 67.1
     He held the office of Sheriff Depute of Edinburgh.1 He held the office of a Baron of the Exchequer.1 He was recognised by Lord Lyon King of Arms, and matriculated his arms at the Lyons Court in 1817.1 In 1817 his name was legally changed to James Clerk-Rattray under the terms of Bishop Rattray's will.1 He was a friend of Sir Walter Scott, who allegedly modelled the Tully-Veolan of Waverley partly on Craighall.1
In 1830 he declined a baronetcy.1

Children of James Clerk-Rattray of Craighall-Rattray, 24th of Rattray and Jane Duff

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Patrick Hay, 1st of Pitfour1

M, #555920, b. after 1596, d. 4 August 1662
Last Edited=9 Sep 2016
     Patrick Hay, 1st of Pitfour was born after 1596.1 He was the son of Patrick Hay, 5th of Megginch and Isabel Cheyne.1 He married Helen Lindsay, daughter of Reverend Alexander Lindsay and Barbara Bruce.1 He died on 4 August 1662 at Pitfour, Perthshire, Scotland.1

Citations

  1. [S6286] Clan MacFarlane and associated clans genealogy, online http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info. Hereinafter cited as Clan MacFarlane.