Balfour Tree

Balfour Tree

 

Introduction

If this is the first time you are using these trees, you are advised to read the general introduction which appears here.

There are 155 ministers mentioned in this tree of whom nine were Free Church ministers. The following are references for all ministers whose names appear in the General Index of Scottish Presbyterian Ministers:

Balfour, Andrew: see under A.1.1.1.
Balfour, James: see under A.1.1.
Balfour, John Naismith: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1.
Balfour, Lewis: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3.
Balfour, Robert Gordon, A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.
Barclay, John: see under F.1.1.3.2. Archibald Blair
Barron, John: see under K.1.4.1.1. Barbara Gledstanes
Biggar, Matthew: see under C.1.1.2.3. Margaret Wodrow
Black, David: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.3. Bridget Balfour (twice)
Black, Thomas: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.3. Bridget Balfour
Blair, Archibald: see under F.1.1.3.2.
Blair, David: see under F.1.1.3.
Blair, James: see under F.1.1.1.
Blair, Robert: see under E.1.3.3. William Row
Blair, Robert: see under F.1.1.
Blair, Robert: see under F.1.1.3.1.
Bonar, Archibald: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.3. Bridget Balfour
Bowie, Andrew: see under E.1.3.3.2. Agnes Row
Brown, William: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.3. Bridget Balfour
Callander, Robert: see under C.1.1.2.3.1. Janet Biggar
Cameron, John: see under D.1.1.2.1.1.1.1. Sir Henry Wellwood Moncreiff
Campbell, Alexander James: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3.1. Robert Andrew Agnew Balfour-Melville
Campbell, Colin: see under H.1.1. John Smith
Campbell, George: see under F.1.1.4. Catherine Blair
Candlish, James Smith: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.5.1.1.1. Archibald Henderson
Candlish, Robert Smith: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.5.1.1.1. Archibald Henderson
Carnegie, Charles: see under K.1.4.1.1.1. Barbara Martin
Chalmers, George: see under F.1.1.4. Catherine Blair
Craigie, David: see under G.1.1.1.1.1.1.4.2.
Craigie, John: see under G.1.1.1.1.1.1.4. Barbara Forrester
Craigie, Thomas: see under G.1.1.1.1.1.1.4.1.
Donaldson, Robert: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Donaldson, William: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Dunlop, Andrew: see under F.1.1.3.4. Katharine Blair
Durie, John: see under J.1.1.1.1. James Melville
Durie, John: see under K.1.
Durie, Joshua: see under K.1.1.
Durie, Robert: see under K.1.2.
Durie, Simeon: see under K.1.3.
Dykes, John: see under K.1.6. Another daughter
Fergusson, David: see under E.1.3. John Row
Forrester, John: see under G.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.
Forrester, Thomas: see under G.1.1.1.1.1.1. Anne Govan
Geddie, Patrick: see under D.1.1.2.2. Elizabeth Moncreiff
Geddie, Robert: see under D.1.1.2.2. Elizabeth Moncreiff
Glas, John: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.3. Bridget Balfour
Gledstanes, Alexander: see under K.1.4.1.
Gledstanes, George: see under K.1.4. Christian Durie
Govan, John: see under G.1.1.1.1. Helen Rynd
Govan, John: see under G.1.1.1.1.1.
Guthrie, Alexander: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Guthrie, John: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Guthrie, William: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Hamilton, Gilbert: see under B.1.2.3.
Hamilton, Robert: see under B.1.2.2.
Hamilton, William: see under B.1.2.
Henderson, Archibald: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.5.1.1.1.
Henderson, James: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.5.1.1. Eleanor Russell
Henry, James: see under G.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Helen Forrester
Hunter., Robert: see under F.1.1.3.3. Eupham Blair
Inglis, James: see under C.1.1.2.3.2. Louisa Biggar
Leechman, William: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.1.4. Bridget Balfour
Lyon, Patrick: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
McAulay, Robert: see under H.1.2. William Smith
McLauchlan, William: see under K.1.4.1.1. Barbara Gledstanes
MacVicar, Hugh: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.3. Bridget Balfour
MacVicar, Neil: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.3. Bridget Balfour
Martin, George: see under K.1.4.1.1. Barbara Gledstanes (twice)
Martin, James: see under K.1.4.1.1. Barbara Gledstanes
Meldrum, David: see under K.1.1.1. Nicolas Durie
Melville, Andrew: see under J.1.1.1.1. James Melville
Melville, Andrew: see under J.1.1.2.
Melville, Ephraim: see under J.1.1.1.1.1.
Melville, Ephraim: see under J.1.1.1.1.1.1.
Melville, James: see under J.1.1.1.1.
Melville, John: see under J.1.1.1.1.2.
Melville, John: see under J.1.1.2. John Melville
Melville, Richard: see under J.1.1.1.
Melville, Richard: see under J.1.1.1.1. James Melville
Mercer, John: see under E.1.3.1.2. Lilias Row
Moncreiff, Archibald: see under D.1.1.
Moncreiff, Archibald: see under D.1.1.1.
Moncreiff, Archibald: see under D.1.1.2.1.1.
Moncreiff, David: see under D.1.1.1.1.
Moncreiff, George: see under D.1.1.2.
Moncreiff, Henry Wellwood, Sir: see under D.1.1.2.1.1.1.1.
Moncreiff, Henry Wellwood, Sir: see under D.1.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.1.
Moncreiff, John: see under D.1.1.2.1.1.3. Margaret Moncreiff
Moncreiff, William, Sir: see under D.1.1.2.1.1.1.
Moncreiff, William: see under D.1.1.2.1.
Moncreiff, William: see under D.1.1.2.1.1.3
Moncrieff, Robert: see under D.1.1.2.3. Barbara Moncreiff
Moodie, Alexander: see under H.1.2.1.2. Henrietta Robertson
Moodie, John: see under H.1.2.1.2. Henrietta Robertson
Moodie, John: see under H.1.2.2.1. Margaret Isabella Smith
Ogilvy, William: see under K.1.4.1.1. Barbara Gledstanes
Park, George: see under G.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Forrester
Paul, John: see under D.1.1.2.1.1.1.2.2.
Paul, William: see under D.1.1.2.1.1.1.2. Susan Moncreiff
Paul, William: see under D.1.1.2.1.1.1.2.2.1.
Robertson, Alexander: see under E.1.3.1.2.1. Christian Mercer
Robertson, John: see under H.1.2.1. Beatrix Smith
Robertson, Thomas: see under E.1.3.1.2.1. Christian Mercer
Row, Archibald: see under E.1.4.
Row, Colin: see under E.1.5.
Row, James: see under E.1.1.
Row, James: see under E.1.4.1.
Row, John: see under E.1.
Row, John: see under E.1.3.
Row, John: see under E.1.3.1.
Row, John: see under E.1.3.1.1.
Row, Robert: see under E.1.3.2.
Row, Samuel: see under E.1.4.2.
Row, William: see under E.1.2.
Row, William: see under E.1.2.1.
Row, William: see under E.1.3.3.
Rynd, Andrew: see under G.1.1.1.
Rynd, Colin: see under G.1.2.
Rynd, Patrick: see under G.1.3.
Rynd, Robert: see under G.1.1.
Rynd, William: see under G.1.
Scott, Robert: see under K.1.4.1.1.1. Barbara Martin
Scott, Thomas: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.2.1. Helen Balfour
Scott, Thomas: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1.
Scott, William: see under H.1.2.1.1. Jane Robertson
Simpson, Robert: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.5.1.1.1. Archibald Henderson
Sinclair, Daniel: see under B.1.1.2. Elizabeth Hamilton
Skinner, Hercules: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Skinner, John: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Skinner, Laurence: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow (twice)
Skinner, William: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Smith, George: see under H.1.2.2.
Smith, George: see under H.1.2.2.3.
Smith, John: see under H.1.1.
Smith, Robert: see under H.1.
Smith, William: see under H.1.2.
Somerville, John: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Spence, William: see under D.1.1.1.2. Anne Moncreiff
Spens, David: see under E.1.3. John Row
Ure, Andrew: see under D.1.1.2.1.2. Mary Moncreiff
Veitch, Ebenezer: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Veitch, William: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Warner, Patrick: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Warner, Thomas: see under C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow
Wemyss, Patrick: see under K.1.4.2. Christian Gledstanes
Wodrow, Alexander: see under C.1.1.1.
Wodrow, James: see under A.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1. Louisa Hamilton
Wodrow, James: see under C.1.1.
Wodrow, James: see under C.1.1.2.2.
Wodrow, Patrick: see under C.1.1.2.2.
Wodrow, Robert: see under C.1.1.2.
Wodrow, Robert: see under C.1.1.2.1.
Wood, John: see under D.1.1.3. Ann Moncreiff
Wood, John: see under D.1.1.3. Ann Moncreiff

 

Tree

A.1. David Balfour of Powis (b.c.1500-1580) married, as his first wife, J.1.2. Katharine Abercrombie. For this part of this tree, see Balfour.

A.1.1. James Balfour (1540-1613) was the son of David Balfour of Powis. He was minister of St Giles, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.63. He married, as his first wife, his cousin J.1.1.1.2. Barbara Melville.

A.1.1.1. Andrew Balfour (b.c.1587-1624) was the son of James Balfour, Edinburgh. He was minister of Kirknewtown, West Lothian: FES, Vol.1, p.150.

A.1.1.1.1. James Balfour (b.1619) was the son of Andrew Balfour, Kirknewton. He was an advocate.

A.1.1.1.1.1.James Balfour (1652-1703) was the son of James Balfour, advocate. He was Governor of the Darien Company.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1. James Balfour, 1st of Pilrig, (1681-1737) was the son of James Balfour of the Darien Company. He married B.1.1.1. Louisa Hamilton.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. James Balfour, 2nd of Pilrig, (1705-1795) was the son of James Balfour, 1st of Pilrig. He was a Professor of Moral Philosophy.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. John Balfour, 3rd of Pilrig, (1740-1814) was the son of James Balfour, 2nd of Pilrig. He married, as his second wife, Robina Gordon, daughter of Robert Gordon and Christian Munro. Her sister, Barbara Gordon, married Harry Rainy. See the Bayne Tree.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. James Balfour, 4th of Pilrig, (1774-1860) was the son of John Balfour, 3rd of Pilrig.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Margaret Balfour (1807-1860) was the daughter of James Balfour, 4th of Pilrig. She married D.1.1.2.1.1.1.2.2. John Paul, minister.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. John Mackintosh Balfour-Melville (1811-1893) was the son of James Balfour, 4th of Pilrig. She married Annie Rainy daughter of Professor Harry Rainy. See the Bayne Tree.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. James Balfour-Melville (1815-1898) was the son of James Balfour, 4th of Pilrig. He married Eliza Ogilvy Maitland-Heriot, daughter of James Maitland-Heriot and Margaret Dalgleish.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3.1. Robert Andrew Agnew Balfour-Melville (1849-1942) was the son of James Balfour-Melville. He married his cousin, Frances Janetta Campbell, daughter of Alexander James Campbell, a Free Church minister, and Mary Turner Maitland-Heriot, who was the sister of Eliza Ogilvy Maitland-Heriot.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.4. Robert Balfour (1818-1869) was the son of James Balfour, 4th of Pilrig. He was an accountant. He married Frances Grace Blaikie. See the Blaikie Tree.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. John Balfour (1776-1859) was the son of John Balfour, 3rd of Pilrig.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1. Robert Gordon Balfour (1826-1905) was the son of the above John Balfour. He was a Free Church minister.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1. John Naismith Balfour was the son of Robert Gordon Balfour. He was a Free Church minister.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.2. James Balfour (1830-1913) was the son of the above John Balfour.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.2.1. Graham Henty Balfour (1866-1930) was the son of the above James Balfour. He was a Presbyterian minister in New Zealand and Australia. See Presbyterian Archives and The Argus (Melbourne, Victoria) 4th April, 1930.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.3. Jane Christiana Balfour (1834-1896) was the daughter of the above John Balfour. She married George Rainy, M.D. See the Bayne Tree.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Lewis Balfour (1777-1860) was the son of John Balfour, 3rd of Pilrig. He was minister of Colinton, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.5. He married H.1.2.2.2. Henrietta Scott Smith, daughter of George Smith, minister of Galston, Ayrshire.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3.1. Marion Balfour (1811-1884) was the daughter of Lewis Balfour, Colinton. She married Colonel John Alexander Wilson.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3.1.1. Jane Whytt Whyte Elizabeth Ann Wilson (1846-1903) was the daughter of Colonel John Alexander Wilson. She married Carleton Greene, a clergyman of the Church of England: genealogy.links.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3.1.2. Margaret Graham Wilson (1851-1900) was the daughter of Colonel John Alexander Wilson. She married Frederick William Crick, a clergyman of the Church of England, who came from a clerical family: Saint Ronans.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3.2. Margaret Isabella Balfour (1829-1897) was the daughter of Lewis Balfour, Colinton. She married Thomas C. E. Stevenson.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3.2.1. Robert Lewis (“Louis”) Balfour Stevenson (1850-1894) was the son of Thomas C.E. Stevenson.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Cecilia Balfour (1742-1761) was the daughter of James Balfour, 2nd of Pilrig. She married William Gibson.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1. Sir James Gibson-Craig, W.S., (1765-1850) was the son of William Gibson. He was “the great big Whig”.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1. Jemima Campbell Gibson (b.c.1808-1898) was the daughter of Sir James Gibson-Craig. She married Henry Fisher, a clergyman. So the main Balfour Tree we are relying on. Jemima Campbell Fisher died in Warwick in 1898; a Rev Henry Fisher died there in 1894 aged 79. He was born in Durham, England, and served short pastorates Broughton and Kirkheaton, Yorkshire, England, in St Andrew’s, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, before a long ministry in St Luke’s, Leamington, Warwickshire. See The Evangelical Magazine, pp.164 following, for an obituary.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Helen Balfour (1709-1793) was the daughter of James Balfour, 1st of Pilrig. She married B.1.2.1. Gavin Hamilton, publisher and bookseller.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1. Louisa Hamilton (1733-1793) was the daughter of Gavin Hamilton, publisher. She married C.1.1.2.2. James Wodrow, minister at Stevenston, Ayrshire.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Elizabeth Balfour (1714-1812) was the daughter of James Balfour, 1st of Pilrig. She married C.1.1.2.2. Patrick Wodrow, minister of Tarbolton, Ayrshire .

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.4. Bridget Balfour (1718-1764) was the daughter of James Balfour, 1st of Pilrig. She married William Leechman, minister of Beith, Ayrshire, and afterwards Dr and Professor of Divinity (later Principal) in Glasgow University: FES, Vol.7, p.397.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.5. Margaret Balfour (1720-1785) was the daughter of James Balfour, 1st of Pilrig. She married Dr James Russell.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.5.1. James Russell (1754-1836) was the son of Dr James Russell. He was Professor Clinical Surgery, Edinburgh.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.5.1.1. Eleanor Russell (b.1807) was the daughter of Professor James Russell. She married James Henderson, a Free Church minister.

A.1.1.1.1.1.1.5.1.1.1. Archibald Henderson was the son of James Henderson, minister. He too was a Free Church minister. He married Elizabeth S. Candlish, the daughter of Robert Smith Candlish and the sister of James Smith Candlish, who married Ann Elizabeth Simpson, the daughter of Robert Simpson, all these men being Free Church ministers.

A.1.1.1.1.1.2. John Balfour (bap.1684; d after 1703) was the son of James Balfour of the Darien Company.

A.1.1.1.1.1.2.1. Helen Balfour (m. 1750) was the daughter of this John Balfour. She married Thomas Scott, minister of South Leith, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.164.

A.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1. Thomas Scott (1764-1825) was the son of Thomas Scott, South Leith. He was minister of Newton, Midlothian: FES, Vol.1, p.337.

A.1.1.1.1.1.3. Bridget Balfour (1694-1764) was the daughter of James Balfour of the Darien Company. Our main source says she married, firstly, Rev. Brown. This would seem to be William Brown, minister of Old Greyfriars: FES, Vol.1, p.40 – where there is a strange error: his wife gave birth to two children, 20 years after their father had died. She married, secondly, as his second wife, Neil MacVicar, minister of St Cuthbert’s, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.1, who had issue by his first wife including Hugh MacVicar, minister of Dalziel, Lanarkshire: FES, Vol.3, p.248; and Jean MacVicar who married David Black, minister of Perth: FES, Vol.4, p.231. This David Black had multiple ministerial connections: his father Thomas Black was also minister of Perth: FES, Vol.4, p.231; his sister, Katherine Black married John Glas, minister of Tealing, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.370; his daughter, Bridget Black, married Archibald Bonar, minister of Cramond, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.12 (see also the Bonar Tree); and his son, David Black, was minister of Lady Yester’s, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.82.

B.1. Gavin Hamilton, Airdrie, Lanarkshire.

B.1.1. Sir Robert Hamilton (1650-1705) was the son of Gavin Hamilton, Airdrie.

B.1.1.1. Louisa Hamilton was the daughter of Sir Robert Hamilton. She married A.1.1.1.1.1.1. James Balfour, 1st of Pilrig.

B.1.1.2. Elizabeth Hamilton was the daughter of Sir Robert Hamilton. She married Daniel Sinclair, minister of Longformacus, Berwickshire: FES, Vol.2, p.25.

B.1.2. William Hamilton (1669-1732) was the son of Gavin Hamilton, Airdrie. He was minister of West St Giles, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.146.

B.1.2.1. Gavin Hamilton was the son of William Hamilton, Edinburgh. He was a bookseller there. He married A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Helen Balfour, the daughter of James Balfour, 1st of Pilrig.

B.1.2.1.1. Louisa Hamilton (1733-1793) was the daughter of Gavin Hamilton, publisher. She married C.1.1.2.2. James Wodrow, minister at Stevenston, Ayrshire.

B.1.2.2. Robert Hamilton (1707-1787) was the son of William Hamilton, Edinburgh. He was minister of Old Greyfriars, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.46.

B.1.2.2.1. Grizel Hamilton (m.1775) was the daughter of Robert Hamilton, Cramond. She married Benjamin Bell, Edinburgh, a surgeon. See the Bell Tree.

B.1.2.3. Gilbert Hamilton (1715-1772) was the son of William Hamilton, Edinburgh. He was minister of Cramond, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.12.

B.1.2.4. Anne Hamilton (d. before 1737) was the daughter of William Hamilton, Edinburgh. She married John Horsley, rector of Newington Butts, Surrey, England.

B.1.2.4.1. Samuel Horsley (1733-1806) was the son of John Horsley, Newington Butts. He was Bishop of St Asaph. See Samuel Horsley

C.1. Robert Wodrow, Hill of Eaglesham, Renfrewshire

C.1.1. James Wodrow was the son of Robert Wodrow, Eaglesham. He was Professor Divinity, Glasgow: FES, Vol.7, p.399.

C.1.1.1. Alexander Wodrow (1674-1706) was the son of Professor James Wodrow. He was minister of the Tron, Glasgow: FES, Vol.3, p.477.

C.1.1.2. Robert Wodrow (1679-1734) was the son of Professor James Wodrow. He was minister of Eastwood, Renfrewshire: FES, Vol.3, p.135. He married Margaret Warner, daughter of Patrick Warner of Ardeer, minister of Irvine, Ayrshire: FES, Vol.3, p.99, and widow of Ebenezer Veitch, minister of Ayr: FES, Vol.3, p.11 – the son of William Veitch, minister of Dumfries: FES, Vol.2, p.265; and the brother of Agnes Veith who married John Somerville, minister of Caerlaverock, Dumfries-shire: FES, Vol.2, p.259. Patrick Warner married Mary Guthrie, daughter of William Guthrie, minister of Fenwick, Ayrshire: FES, Vol.3, p.93. His brother, Thomas Warner, was minister of Balmaclellan, Kirkcudbrightshire: FES, Vol.2, p.389. His daughter, Agnes Warner, married Robert Donaldson, who was also minister in Balmaclellan and whose son, William Donaldson, was minister in Parton, Kirkcudbrightshire: FES, Vol.2, p.421. William Guthrie’s brothers were ministers: Alexander Guthrie, minister of Stracathro, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.418; John Guthrie minister of Tarbolton, Ayrshire: FES, Vol.3, p.75; and Robert Guthrie did not have a charge. Their sister Margaret Guthrie married Laurence Skinner, minister of Brechin, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.376, whose brothers William and Hercules were ministers of Liff, Angus (FES, Vol.5, p.348) and Fettercairn, Kincardineshire (FES, Vol.5, p.462) respectively; whose father, Laurence Skinner, was minister of Navar, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.400; and whose son John Skinner was minister of Brechin: FES, Vol.5, p.380. Hercules Skinner married Agnes Lyon, daughter of Patrick Lyon, minister of Barry, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.430 – see there for more relatives . For these Guthries of Pitforthie see Rootschat

C.1.1.2.1. Robert Wodrow (1711-1784) was the son of Robert Wodrow, Eastwood. He also was minister of Eastwood: FES, Vol.3, p.136.

C.1.1.2.2. Patrick Wodrow (1713-1793) was the son of Robert Wodrow, Eastwood. He was minister of Tarbolton, Ayrshire: FES, Vol.3, p.75. He married A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Elizabeth Balfour.

C.1.1.2.2.1. Robert Wodrow of Viewfield was the son of Patrick Wodrow, Tarbolton.

C.1.1.2.2.1.1. Robert Wodrow (1793-1843) was the son of Robert Wodrow of Viewfield. He was a Glasgow business man and a leading promoter of Jewish missions. He wrote The Past History and Future Prospects of Israel.

C.1.1.2.2. James Wodrow (1730-1810) was the son of Robert Wodrow, Eastwood. He was minister of Stevenston, Ayrshire: FES, Vol.3, p.123. He married A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1. Louisa Hamilton, daughter of Gavin Hamilton, publisher.

C.1.1.2.3. Margaret Wodrow (d.1801) was the daughter of Robert Wodrow, Eastwood. She married Matthew Biggar, minister of Kirkoswald, Ayrshire: FES, Vol.3, p.47.

C.1.1.2.3.1. Janet Biggar (1756-1814) was the daughter of Matthew Biggar. She married Robert Callander, minister of Kirkmaiden, Wigtownshire: FES, Vol.2, p.341.

C.1.1.2.3.2. Louisa Biggar (1761-1846) was the daughter of Matthew Biggar. She married James Inglis, minister of Kirkoswald: FES, Vol.3, p.47.

D.1. William Moncreiff was the eldest son of William Moncreiff of that Ilk.

D.1.1. Archibald Moncreiff, Sr., of Balgony (b.c.1562-1634) was the son of William Moncreiff. He was minister of Abernethy, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.196.

D.1.1.1. Archibald Moncreiff, Jr., of Balgony (b.c.1594-1671) was the son of Archibald Moncreiff, Sr. He too was minister of Abernethy: FES, Vol.4, p.196.

D.1.1.1.1. David Moncreiff (b.c.1628-1678) was the son of Archibald Moncreiff, Jr. He was minister of Aberdalgie, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.194.

D.1.1.1.2. Anne Moncreiff (b.c.1629-1708) was the daughter of Archibald Moncreiff, Jr. She married William Spence, minister of Fossoway, Kinross-shire: FES, Vol.5, p.63.

D.1.1.1.3. Nicholas Moncreiff (b.c.1629-1708) was the daughter of Archibald Moncreiff, Jr. She married her cousin D.1.1.2.1. William Moncreiff.

D.1.1.2. George Moncreiff (b.c.1599- d.c.1664) was the son of Archibald Moncreiff, Sr. He was minister of Arngask, Perthshire/Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.56.

D.1.1.2.1. William Moncreiff (b.c.1642-1711) was the son of George Moncreiff, Arngask. He was minister of Moonzie, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.169. He married his cousin D.1.1.1.3. Nicholas Moncreiff.

D.1.1.2.1.1. Archibald Moncreiff (b.c.1671-1739) was the son of William Moncreiff, Moonzie. He was minister of Blackford, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.261.

D.1.1.2.1.1.1. Sir William Moncreiff (1706-1767) was the son of Archibald Moncreiff, Blackford. He also was minister in Blackford: FES, Vol.4, p.262. He married Katharine Wellwood.

D.1.1.2.1.1.1.1. Sir Henry Wellwood Moncreiff (1750-1827) was the son of Sir William Moncreiff, Blackford. He was minister of St Cuthbert’s, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.98. He married his cousin Susan Barclay, eldest daughter of James Robertson Barclay of Cavell, W.S., and of his wife Isobel Wellwood. A sister of Susan Barclay, Janet Barclay, married John Cameron, minister of Kincardine-in-Menteith, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.348. This man’s background is debated. He also had many ministerial descendants by his second wife. All this can be seen through Ancestry.

D.1.1.2.1.1.1.1.1. Sir James Moncreiff (1776-1851) was the son of Sir Henry Wellwood Moncreiff, Edinburgh. He became a Lord of Session. In 1834) he proposed the resolution which was carried in the General Assembly respecting the popular veto on Patronage.

D.1.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.1. Sir Henry Wellwood Moncrieff (1809-1883) was the son of Sir James Moncreiff. He became a Free Church minister. He married, firstly, Alexina Mary Bell – see the Bell Tree.

D.1.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.2. James Moncreiff (1811-1895) was the son of Sir James Moncreiff. He filled leading legal positions: for example, Solicitor-General, Lord Advocate, Dean of the Faculty of Advocates and Lord Justice-Clerk. He married Isabella Bell. See the Bell Tree and his descendants there.

D.1.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.3. George Robertson Moncreiff (1817-1897) was the son of Sir James Moncreiff. He was a clergyman of the Church of England.

D.1.1.2.1.1.1.2. Susan Moncreiff (1752-1828) was the daughter of Sir William Moncreiff, Blackford. She married William Paul, minister of St Cuthbert’s, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.102.

D.1.1.2.1.1.1.2.1. Susan Paul was the daughter of William Paul, Edinburgh. She married Robert Tennant, Jr., merchant Glasgow. They had a daughter Christian Nielson Tennant, which suggests that this Robert Tennant was the one born in 1784 the son of Robert Tennant and Christian Nielson. That makes him a brother of Hugh Tennant born in 1780. This then is the Tennent family, brewers, of Wellpark,Glasgow, and this is the Hugh Tennant who married Christina Rainy – see the Bayne Tree. See too Hugh Tennent.

D.1.1.2.1.1.1.2.2. John Paul (1795-1873) was the son of William Paul, Edinburgh. He was minister of St Cuthbert’s, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.98. He married A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Margaret Balfour.

D.1.1.2.1.1.1.2.2.1. William Paul (1832-1866) was the son of John Paul, Edinburgh. He was minister of Whitekirk, East Lothian: FES, Vol.1, p.424.

D.1.1.2.1.1.1.3. Robert Moncreiff (b.1753) was the son of Sir William Moncreiff, Blackford. He was a Baptist preacher in Glasgow.

D.1.1.2.1.1.2.Robert Moncreiff (d.1767) was the son of Archibald Moncreiff, Blackford. He was a clergyman of the Church of England.

D.1.1.2.1.1.3. Margaret Moncreiff (m.1744) was the daughter of Archibald Moncreiff, Blackford. She married John Moncreiff, minister of Rhynd, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.244. He was son of William Moncreiff, minister of Methven, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.222; and of Bethia Moncreiff, daughter of Sir John Moncreiff of Tippermalloch.

D.1.1.2.1.2. Mary Moncreiff (d.1728) was the daughter of William Moncreiff, Moonzie. She married Andrew Ure, minister of Fossoway, Kinross-shire: FES, Vol.5, p.64.

D.1.1.2.2. Elizabeth Moncreiff was the daughter of George Moncreiff, Arngask. She married Robert Geddie, minister of Arngask: FES, Vol.5, p.56. He was the son of Patrick Geddie, minister of Orwell, Kinross-shire: FES, Vol.5, p.70; and sister of Anna Geddie, who married G.1.1.1. Andrew Rynd.

D.1.1.2.3. Barbara Moncreiff was the daughter of George Moncreiff, Arngask. She married Robert Moncrieff, minister of Heriot: FES, Vol.1, p.323.

D.1.1.3. Ann Moncreiff was the daughter of Archibald Moncreiff, Sr. She married John Wood, minister of Tulliallan, Fife: FES, Vol.4, p.364. He was son of John Wood, who was minister of Rhynd, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.243.

E.1. John Row was minister of Perth: FES, Vol.4, p.229. For this family see Memorials of the Family of Row.

E.1.1. James Row (d.1614) was son of John Row, minister of Perth. He was minister of Kilspindie, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.214. He died suddenly, along with his brother-in-law, Robert Rynd, in a house in Dundee, after they both retired to bed in good health.

E.1.2. William Row (1563-1634) was son of John Row, minister of Perth. He was minister of Forgandenny, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.209.

E.1.2.1. William Row (b.c.1595-1638) was the son of William Row, Forgandenny. He too was minister there: FES, Vol.4, p.209.

E.1.2.2. Margaret Row (d.1673) was the daughter of William Row, Sr., Forgandenny. She married, as his second wife, her cousin, E.1.4.2. Samuel Row, minister of Sprouston, Roxburghshire.

E.1.3. John Row (b.c.1568-1646) was the son of John Row, minister of Perth. He was minister of Carnock, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.7. He married Grizel Fergusson, daughter of David Fergusson, minister of Dunfermline: FES, Vol.5, p.26. This man had another daughter, Margaret Fergusson, who married David Spens, minister of Kirkcaldy, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.102 – see there for more possible connections.

E.1.3.1. John Row (1598-1672) was the son of John Row, Carnock. He was Principal of King’s College, Aberdeen: FES, Vol.7, p.366.

E.1.3.1.1. John Row was the son of John Row, Aberdeen. He was minister of Dalgety, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.22.

E.1.3.1.2. Lilias Row (b.c. 1635-1713) was the daughter of John Row, Aberdeen. She married John Mercer, minister of Kinellar, Aberdeenshire: FES, Vol.6, p.59.

E.1.3.1.2.1. Christian Mercer (1662-1698) was the daughter of John Mercer, Kinellar. She married, as her second husband, Alexander Robertson, minister of Longside, Aberdeenshire: FES, Vol.6, p.226. He was the son of Thomas Robertson, also minister there.

E.1.3.2. Robert Row (1610-1661) was the son of John Row, Carnock. He was minister of Abercorn: FES, Vol.1, p.189.

E.1.3.3. William Row (b.c.1613-1698) was the son of John Row, Carnock. He was minister of Ceres, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.131. He married F.1.1.2. Jean Blair, daughter of Robert Blair, minister of St Andrews, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.232.

E.1.3.3.1. Robert Row was the son of William Row, Ceres. He was chaplain to the Earl of Haddington.

E.1.3.3.2. Agnes Row (m.1692) was the daughter of William Row, Ceres. She married Andrew Bowie, minister of North Leith, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.156.

E.1.3.4. James Row minister of Monzivaird, Perthshire, is said by The Memorials of the Family of Row, to have been the son of John Row, Carnock – but FES says he is the son of E.1.4. Archibald Row.

E.1.3.5. Margaret Row was the daughter of John Row, Carnock. According to FES She married David Robertson of Elginch and so was the great-great-grandmother of Principal William Robertson – see the Carstairs Hill Tree. But The Peerage says that it was Mary Row who married David Robertson. The Memorials of the Family of Row, p.7, say that this Margaret Row married three times, but not to David Robertson. (See also James Row, below.) And there is a web-site – www.geni.com – which says that David Robertson’s wife was Maria Colon Innes. Clearly, there is some confusion about this matter.

E.1.3.6. David Row was the son of John Row, Carnock. He was a minister in Ireland. Note FES lists him as the oldest son.

E.1.4. Archibald Row (b.c.1571-d. after January, 1618) was the son of John Row, minister of Perth. He was minister of Stobo: Peebles-shire: FES, Vol.1, p.290.

E.1.4.1. James Row is said by FES to have been the son of Archibald Row, Stobo. He was minister of Monzievaird, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.281. He had a daughter Margaret who married three times. The Memorials of the Family of Row has Margaret, daughter of John Row, marrying these three men.

E.1.4.2. Samuel Row (b.c.1608-1665) was the son of Archibald Row, Stobo. He was minister of Sprouston, Roxburghshire: FES, Vol.2, p.88. He married as his second wife, his cousin, E.1.2.2. Margaret Row.

E.1.5. Colin Row (bap.1576) was the son of John Row, minister of Perth. He was minister of St Quivox, Ayrshire: FES, Vol.3, p.65.

E.1.6. Mary Row was the daughter of John Row, minister of Perth. She married G.1.1. Robert Rynd, minister of Longforgan, Perthshire FES, Vol.5, p.351.

F.1. John Blair, merchant, Windyedge, Ayrshire

F.1.1. Robert Blair (1593-1666) was the son of John Blair, merchant. He was minister of St Andrews, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.232.

F.1.1.1. James Blair (b.c.1625-1655) was the son of Robert Blair, St Andrews. He was minister of Dysart, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.89.

F.1.1.2. Jean Blair (d.1700) was the daughter of Robert Blair, St Andrews. She married E.1.3.3. William Row, minister of Ceres.

F.1.1.3. David Blair (1637-1710) was the son of Robert Blair, St Andrews. He was minister of Old Kirk Parish, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.71.

F.1.1.3.1. Robert Blair (1699-1746) was the son of David Blair, Edinburgh. He was minister of Athelstaneford, East Lothian: FES, Vol.1, p.354.

F.1.1.3.2. Archibald Blair (1704-1774) was the son of David Blair, Edinburgh. He was minister of Garvald, East Lothian: FES, Vol.1, p.363. He married Janet Barclay, the daughter of John Barclay, minister of Morham, East Lothian: FES, Vol.1, p.379.

F.1.1.3.3. Eupham Blair (m.1721) was the daughter of David Blair, Edinburgh. She married Robert Hunter, minister of Livingston, West Lothian: FES, Vol.1, p.220.

F.1.1.3.4. Katharine Blair (d.1737) was the son of David Blair, Edinburgh. She married Andrew Dunlop, minister of Ormiston, East Lothian: FES, Vol.1, p.341.

F.1.1.4. Catherine Blair (m.1697) was the daughter of Robert Blair, St Andrews. She had married, as his third wife, George Campbell, minister of the Old Kirk, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.75. He had issue by his second wife: Christian Campbell, who married George Chalmers, Principal of King’s College, Aberdeen: FES, Vol.7, p.367 – a man with extensive ministerial connections.

G.1. William Rynd (d.1610) was minister of Kinnoull, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.218.

G.1.1. Robert Rynd (d.1614) was the son of William Rynd, Kinnoull. He was minister of Longforgan, Perthshire: FES, Vol.5, p.351. He married E.1.6. Mary Row. He died suddenly in 1614, along with his brother-in-law, James Row, in a house in Dundee, after they both retired to bed in good health.

G.1.1.1. Andrew Rynd (d. after September, 1673) was the son of Robert Rynd, Longforgan. He was minister of Tillicoutry, Clackmannanshire: FES, Vol.4, p.361. He married Anna Geddie, whose brother, Robert Geddie, minister of Arngask, married D.1.1.2.2. Elizabeth Moncreiff.

G.1.1.1.1. Helen Rynd (m.1646) was the daughter of Andrew Rynd, Tillicoutry. She married John Govan, minister of Muckhart, Perthshire: FES, Vol.5, p.68.

G.1.1.1.1.1. John Govan (b.c.1658-1729) was the son of John Govan, Muckhart. He was minister of Campsie, Stirlingshire: FES, Vol.3, p.376.

G.1.1.1.1.1.1. Anne Govan (m.1667) was the daughter of John Govan, Muckhart. She married Thomas Forrester, Principal of New College, St Andrews, Fife: FES, Vol.7, p.421.

G.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. John Forrester (1707-1731) was the son of Principal Thomas Forrester. He was minister of Campsie, Stirlingshire: FES, Vol.3, p.376.

G.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Mary Forrester was the daughter of Principal Thomas Forrester. She married George Park, minister of Killearn, Stirlingshire: FES, Vol.3, p.349.

G.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Helen Forrester was the daughter of Principal Thomas Forrester. She married married James Henry, minister of Kinghorn, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.95.

G.1.1.1.1.1.1.4. Barbara Forrester was the daughter of Principal Thomas Forrester. She married John Craigie, minister of Abercrombie, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.178.

G.1.1.1.1.1.1.4.1. Thomas Craigie (d.1751) was the son of John Craigie, Abercrombie. He was Professor of Moral Philosophy, Glasgow: FES, Vol.7, p.426.

G.1.1.1.1.1.1.4.2. David Craigie was the son of John Craigie, Abercrombie. He was minister of Scone, Perthshire: FES, Vol.5, p.240.

G.1.2. Colin Rynd (M.A.1588) was the son of William Rynd, Kinnoull. He was minister of Auchtergaven, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.140.

G.1.3. Patrick Rynd was the son of William Rynd, Kinnoull. He was minister of Dron, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.201.

H.1. Robert Smith was minister of Longformacus, Berwickshire: FES, Vol.2, p.24.

H.1.1. John Smith (d.1768) was the son of Robert Smith, Longformacus. He was minister of Kincardine-in-Menteith, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.349. He married Beatrix Fenton, widow of Colin Campbell, minister of Gask, Perthshire: FES, Vol.4, p.274.

H.1.2. William Smith (1697-1783) was the son of Robert Smith, Longformacus. He was minister of Cranstoun, Midlothian: FES, Vol.1, p.310. He married Grace McAulay, daughter of Robert McAulay, minister of Stirling: FES, Vol.4, p.325.

H.1.2.1. Beatrix Smith (b.1736) was the daughter of William Smith, Cranstoun. She married John Robertson, minister of Kilmarnock, Ayrshire: FES, Vol.3, p.106.

H.1.2.1.1. Jane Robertson (1770-1840) was the daughter of John Robertson, Kilmarnock. She married William Scott, minister of Dalkeith, Midlothian: FES, Vol.1, p.316.

H.1.2.1.2. Henrietta Robertson (1772-1802) was the daughter of John Robertson, Kilmarnock. She married, as his first wife, John Moodie, Riccarton, Ayrshire: FES, Vol.3, p.64. He was the son of Alexander Moodie, also minister there; and he married as his second wife, H.1.2.2.1. Margaret Isabella Smith, daughter of George Smith, Galston, Ayrshire, and cousin of his first wife.

H.1.2.2. George Smith (1749-1823) was the son of William Smith, Cranstoun. He was the minister of Galston, Ayrshire: FES, Vol.3, p.40.

H.1.2.2.1. Margaret Isabella Smith (b.1783) was the daughter of George Smith, Galston, she married John Moodie, minister of Riccarton, Ayrshire: FES, Vol.3, p.64

H.1.2.2.2. Henrietta Scott Smith (b.1787) was the daughter of George Smith, Galston. She married A.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Lewis Balfour, minister of Colinton, Edinburgh.

H.1.2.2.3. George Smith (1793-1866) was the son of George Smith, Galston. He was minister of Tolbooth, Edinburgh: FES, Vol.1, p.121.

J.1. Thomas Abercrombie

J.1.1. Giles Abercrombie (d.1557) was the daughter of Thomas Abercrombie. She married Richard Melville, who died in the battle of Pinkie, in 1547.

J.1.1.1. Richard Melville (1522-1575) was the son of Richard Melville and Giles Abercrombie. He married Isabel Scrymgeour. He was minister of Maryton, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.405.

J.1.1.1.1. James Melville (1756-1614) was the son of Richard Melville and Isabel Scrymgeour. He was minister of Kilrenny, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.212. He married, firstly, K.1.5. Elizabeth Durie, daughter of John Durie, minister of Montrose. He was a nephew of J.1.1.3. Andrew Melville, the Reformer, as was Richard Melville, minister of Maryton, whose son Andrew Melville was also minister there: FES, Vol.5, p.406.

J.1.1.1.1.1. Ephraim Melville (1585-d. before July, 1629) was the son of James Melville, Kilrenny. He was minister of Pittenweem, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.226.

J.1.1.1.1.1.1. Ephraim Melville (b.c.1608-1663) was the son of Ephraim Melville, Pittenweem. He was minister of Linlithgow, West Lothian: FES, Vol.1, p.215.

J.1.1.1.1.2. John Melville (1595-1638) was the son of James Melville, Kilrenny. He was minister of Newton, Midlothian: FES, Vol.1, p.336.

J.1.1.1.2. Barbara Melville (b.1557) was the daughter of Richard Melville and Isabel Scrymgeour. She married A.1.1. James Balfour, her cousin.

J.1.1.2. John Melville (1567) was the son of Richard Melville and Giles Abercrombie. He was reader in Maryton, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.405.

J.1.1.3. Andrew Melville (1580-1622) was the son of Richard Melville and Giles Abercrombie. He was “the Reformer”. He was Principal of St Mary’s College, St Andrews, Fife: FES, Vol.7, p.417.

J.1.2. Katharine Abercrombie (d.1558) was the daughter of Thomas Abercrombie. She married A.1. David Balfour.

K.1. John Durie (1537-1600) was minister of Montrose, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.409. For more about the Duries, see Duries in History.

K.1.1. Joshua Durie (b.c.1570-d.1631) was the son of John Durie, Montrose. He was minister of Inverkeilor, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.439.

K.1.1.1. Nicolas Durie was the daughter of Joshua Durie. She married David Meldrum, minister of St Cyrus, Kincardineshire: FES, Vol.5, p.481.

K.1.2. Robert Durie (1555-1616) was the son of John Durie, Montrose. He was minister of Anstruther Wester, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.182.

K.1.2.1. John Durie (d.1680) was the son of Robert Durie. He was minister in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

K.1.3. Simeon Durie (M.A. 1600) was the son of John Durie, Montrose. He was minister of Arbroath, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.423.

K.1.4. Christian Durie (d.1617) was the daughter of John Durie, Montrose. She married George Gledstanes, Archbishop of St Andrews: FES, Vol.7, p.326.

K.1.4.1. Alexander Gledstanes (b.c.1577-1641) was the son of Archbishop Gledstanes. He was minister of St Andrews, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.232.

K.1.4.1.1. Barbara Gledstanes was the daughter of Alexander Gledstanes, St Andrews. She married, firstly, George Martin, minister of Dundee: FES, Vol.5, p.319; and, secondly, William Ogilvy minister of Newburn: FES, Vol.5, p.224. George Martin was the son of George Martin, Principal, St Andrews: FES, Vol.7, p.411; and the brother of James Martin, minister of Ballingry, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.58, who had a daughter, Anna Martin, who, it is said, married Archibald McLauchlan, son of William McLauchlan, minister of Kilmartin, Argyll – but see FES, Vol.4, p.13; and of Grizel Martin, who married John Barron, minister of Kemback, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.206.

K.1.4.1.1.1. Barbara Martin was the daughter of George Martin, Dundee. She married, firstly, Charles Carnegie, Dean of Brechin, Angus: FES, Vol.5, p.393; and, secondly, (m.1701) Robert Scott, minister of Hamilton, Lanarkshire: FES, Vol.3, p.259.

K.1.4.2. Christian Gledstanes was the daughter of Archbishop Gledstanes. She married Patrick Wemyss, minister of Lady, Orkney: FES, Vol.7, p.262.

K.1.5. Elizabeth Durie was the daughter of John Durie, Montrose. She married J.1.1.1.1. James Melville.

K.1.6. Another daughter of John Durie, Montrose, married John Dykes, minister of Kilrenny, Fife: FES, Vol.5, p.213.