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Families covered: Baird of Newbyth, Baird of Saughton Hall

James Baird of Little Fiddes (b c1588, d 1655, Commissioner of Edinburgh)
m. (c1619) Bethia Dempster (d before 1662, dau of Sir John Dempster of Logiealton and Balbougie)
1. Sir John Baird of Newbyth (bpt 10.09.1620, d 27.04.1698, Lord of Session as Lord Newbyth)
  m. (before 27.07.1655) Margaret Hay (dau of Sir William Hay of Linplum)
A. Sir William Baird, 1st Bart of Newbyth (b 12.11.1654, d 17.02.1737)
  m1. (10.1678) Helen Gilmore (d 22.04.1701, dau of Sir John Gilmore of Craigmiller)
  i. Sir John Baird, 2nd Bart of Newbyth (b 13.10.1686, dsp 09.1745)
  m. Janet Dalrymple (dsp 08.01.1766, dau of Sir David Dalrymple, 1st Bart)
ii. Alexander Baird (dsp 23.06.1743)
  m1. (12.11.1711) Christian Wauchope (dau of Capt. James Wauchope of Niddry family)
  m2. Margaret Hamilton (d 05.05.1732, dau of John Hamilton, 3rd Lord Belhaven)
  m2. Mary Sinclair (dsp 23.12.1756, dau of Henry Sinclair, 10th Lord)
  B. Margaret Baird (a 01.1678)
2. Sir Robert Baird, 1st Bart of Saughton Hall (bur 02.03.1697)
  m. (18.01.1655) Elizabeth Fleming (bur 18.10.1676, dau of Michael Fleming of Ratho Byres)
  A. Sir James Baird, 2nd Bart of Saughton Hall (d 05.1715)
  m1. (1689 or 06.03.1694) Margaret Hamilton (a 1712 or bur 08.03.1694, dau of John Hamilton of Mountain Hall)
i. Sir Robert Baird, 3rd Bart of Saughton Hall (d 08.09.1742)
  m1. (1729) Janet Baikie (d 11.06.1733, dau of Robert Baikie of Tankerness)
  a. Sir Robert Baird, younger of Saughton Hall (dvpsp 08.1740)
  m. (23.07.1737) Judith Nicholson (d 08.1783, dau of Sir George Nicolson, 6th Bart of Carnock)
  b. Sir David Baird, 4th Bart of Saughton Hall (d unm Fontenoy 01.07.1745)
  c. Sir William Baird, 5th Bart of Saughton Hall (d 17.08.1771, captain RN)
  m. (1750) Frances Gardiner (b 1729, d 07.12.1811, dau of Col. James Gardiner of Bankton by Frances Erskine)
(1) Sir James Gardiner Baird, 6th Bart of Saughton Hall (d 23.06.1830, Lt. Colonel)
  m1. (17.01.1780) Henrietta Johnston (d before 1818, dau of Wynne Johnston of Hiltown)
  (A) William Baird (dvp 1823, captain) had issue
  m. (28.03.1809) Lucy Dickson (d 01.03.1825, dau of Thomas Dickson of Burstow Park)
  (i) Sir James Gardiner Baird, 7th Bart of Saughton Hall (b 20.08.1813, d 06.01.1896)
  m. (13.03.1845) Henrietta Mary Wauchope (d 03.11.1896, dau of John Wauchope of Edmonstone)
(a) Sir William James Gardiner Baird, 7th Bart of Saughton Hall (b 23.02.1854, d 19.04.1921) had issue
  m. (03.04.1879) Arabella Rose Evelyn Hozier (b 05.03.1855, d 18.06.1916, dau of William Wallace Hozier, 1st Lord Newlands of Maudslie Castle)
  (b)+ other issue - John James Gardiner (b 10.05.1856), Harriet Cecilia Mary (b 1848, d 15.04.1864)
  (ii) Henrietta Jemima Baird (b14.01.1810, d 07.02.1889)
  m. (05.02.1836) John Hoskins of Devizes
  (iii)+ other issue - Mary Alicia (b 18.04.1811), David (b 28.04.1815), Mackenzie William (b 08.12.1816), Frances Sophia (b 26.04.1819)
  (B) Henrietta Warrander Cecilia Baird (d 1826)
  m. (1815) John Wauchope of Edmonstone (d 06.1837, Lt. Colonel)
  (C)+ other issue - Richard Frederick (d 15.06.1819), Margaret Mary, Alicia Sophia
  m2. (15.07.1818, sp) Mary Watt (d 14.01.1826, dau of Robert Watt)
m3. (1827) Wortley Cornelia Anne Moir (dau of William Moir of New Grove)
  (2) Elizabeth Baird
  m. (26.10.1781, div 1796) James Christie (captain, son of Major General Christie)
  d. daughter
  m._ Gardiner of Bankton
  m2. Helen Hope (d 03.1741)
  ii. Andrew Baird (a 02.1691)
  iii. Bathia Baird
  m. (1709) James Watson of Saughton (b 1684, d 1716)
  iv. Agnes Baird (b 03.05.1687, d after 1718)
  m. John Lowis, 3rd of Merchiston Castle (b 1681, d 1751)
  m2. (c1696) Elizabeth Gibson (dau of Sir John Gibson of Addiston)
  v.+ other issue - Alexander (b 31.10.1695), Patrick (d before 31.08.1761, Captain RN)
  B. Alexander Baird of Bushwick (b 12.1632, d 08.11.1740, to New York)
m. (14.04.1700) Magdalena van Vleck (dau of Isaac van Vleck of Albany, NY, by Cornelia Beekman)
  i. William Baird (bpt 1704)
  m. (c1730) Alice van Cliff or Cleave or Cleef
  ii.+ other issue - Robert (bpt 1706, d before 11.1740), Christopher, Benjamin, Abraham, Mary
  C. William Baird (d 09.1737, baillie of Edinburgh)
  m. (13.02.1697) Catherine Binning (dau of Sir W(illiam) Binning, Lord Provost of Edinburgh)
i. William Baird of Branxton, later of Newbyth (d 05.01.1765)
  m1. (1740, div 24.04.1745) Sarah Murray (dau of Malcolm Murray of Marchfield)
  a.+ 2 children (d infant)
  m2. Alicia Johnston (dau of Robert Johnston of Hiltown)
  c. William Baird of Newbyth (d 17.09.1769)
  d. Robert Baird of Newbyth (d 10.06.1828)
  m1. (01.1779) Hester Johnston (dsp 06.07.1789, dau of Wynne Johnston of Hilltown)
  m2. (16.08.1791) Hersey Christina Maria Gavin (d 07.1829, dau of David Gavin of Langton)
  (1) Sir David Baird of Newbyth, 2nd Bart (b 1795, d 08.01.1852) had issue
  Sir David inherited the baronetcy from his uncle David.
  m. (10.08.1821) Anne Kennedy (d 02.11.1877, dau of Archibald Kennedy, 1st Marquess of Ailsa)
  (2) Wynne Baird (b 1799, d 1835, Captain RN, 4th son) had issue
  m. (12.11.1824) Madelina Susan Cerjat (d 15.07.1827, dau of Lt. Col. Henry Andrew Cerjat)
(3) Elizabeth Baird (d 27.04.1866)
  m. (1817) William Wauchope of Niddrie (d 1825, Colonel)
  (4) Christina Maria Hersey Baird (d 14.02.1867)
  m. (25.07.1833) William Henry Drummond, 9th Viscount Strathallan (d 23.01.1886)
  (5)+ other issue - William, John (d 09.1806), James (dsp)
  e. Sir David Baird, 1st Bart (b 06.12.1757, dsp 18.08.1829, General)
  m. (04.08.1810) Anne Preston-Menzies-Campbell of Fernton and Lochlane (d 28.05.1847, dau of Patrick Preston, younger of Valleyfield)
  f. Joseph Baird (d 04.04.1816, Major General) had issue
  m. (27.02.1802) Hesther Charlotte Tonson (d 27.06.1850, dau of William Tonson, Lord Riversdale)
  g. Mary Baird
  m. (02.02.1770) John Erskine of Dun (d 1812)
h. Catherine Baird
  m. James Renny
  i. Janet Baird
  j. Alicia Baird
  m. (26.09.1776) John Wauchope of Niddrie (captain)
  k. Susan Baird (d 30.04.1832)
  m. (1806) H. Cerjat (Lt. Colonel)
  l. Anne Baird (d 1803)
  m. (1790) George Gordon of Halhead (b 19.05.1761, d 27.09.1823)
  m. Charlotte Baird (d 08.10.1795)
  m. George Gordon, Lord Haddo (b 28.01.1764, dvp 02.10.1791)
ii. Patrick (or Peter) Baird (4th son)
  a. Sarah Baird (d 14.05.1777)
  m. James Clelond (dsp 14.05.1777)
  iii.+ other issue - James of London (dsp 27.05.1768), David (d unm 1764)
  D. Elizabeth Baird
  (16.03.1698) Sir David Cunningham, 1st Bart of Milncraig (d 28.01.1708)
  E. Margaret Baird (d 12.02.1746)
  m. Sir John Home, 2nd Bart of Lumsden and Manderston (d 21.12.1756)
  F. Bethia Baird (bur 21.01.1730-1)
  m. (before 12.07.1676) Sir Robert Barclay, 2nd Bart of Pierston (b 21.02. 1658-9, d 15.08.1717)
  G.+ other issue - Robert (d before 21.06.1699, Governor of Surinam), John in Danzig, Archibald, Andrew, Agnes (b 16.09.1675)
3. Thomas Baird (b 02.08.1629, d 27.09.1689, sheriff depute of Edinburgh)
  m. (30.12.1662) Janet Smyth (d 10.04.1698)
  A. Margaret Baird
4. Anne Baird (d 1680)
  m. (18.02.1643) Sir James Ramsay, 1st Bart of Whitehill (b 1618, d 1674)
5. Euphemie Baird
  m. (15.03.1655) Sir Patrick Murray of Deuchar (d before 02.10.1712)
6.+ other issue - Alexander in Edinburgh (d before 06.11.1708), Andrew (a 12.1672)

Main source(s): information kindly provided by Sir James Baird, 11th Bart of Saughton Hall, with support, subject to Sir James's corrections, from BP1934 (Baird of Saughton) and BP1934 (Baird of Newbyth)
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