'Findlay1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Findlay of Boturich, Findlay of Easterhill, Findlay of Waxford

John Findlay of Waxford, Ayrshire (b 1630, d 1697)
m. (05.1668) Margaret Smyth (dau of Robert Smyth of Kilmarnock)
1. William Findlay of Waxford
m. (1715) Barbara Hodgert (b c1799, d 27.12.1786, dau/coheir of Robert Hodgert of Kilmarnock, m2. Alexander Cuninghame of Brighouse)
  A. Robert Findlay of Waxford (b 22.03.1721, d 1814, Professor of Theology in Glasgow)
  m. (1745) Annabella Paterson (dau of Robert Paterson of Braehead by Annabella (Hodgert), cousin)
i. Robert Findlay of Easterhill, Lanarkshire (d 31.03.1802)
  m. (1781) Dorothea Dunlop (b 1759, d 1828, dau of Robert Dunlop of Househill by Janet)
  a. Robert Findlay of Easterhill & Boturich (b 19.06.1784, d 27.06.1862) had issue
  Robert's eldest son Robert bought Boturich from the executors of his grandfather and, having dvpdp 1850, left Boturich to his father, this Robert.
  m. (23.04.1810) Mary Buchanan (b 1787, d 1869, dau of John Buchanan of Ardoch, Balloch Castle & Boturich)
  b. Janet Findlay apparently of this generation
  m. John Bannatyne
  c.+ other daughters
  B. John Findlay (b 1723)
  m. Isobel McAdam
  i.+ 2 sons + 3 daughters
  C. William Findlay (b 24.12.1724)
  BPGS2001 reports that William "d. 23 March, 1727, aged 2 years 3 months". However, BLG1952 ('Findlay of Stansted Hall'), cross-referred to by BLG1952 ('Findlay of Boturich'), reports that he had the following family. It is perhaps possible that there was another William of this generation, born after the death of the first one, who had the following family.
  m. (21.04.1775) Margaret Barr
  i. John Findlay of Gryffebank, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire (b 30.06.1776, d 1839) had issue
  m1. (1802) Margaret Steel of Lesmahagow (b 02.06.1775)
  m2. (1827) Eliza Wilson
  ii. Joseph Findlay of Rosebank, Johnstone, Renfrewshire (b 1728, d 1848) had issue
  m. (1805) Elizabeth Turnbull
2.+ other issue - Robert (bpt 24.02.1672), John (bpt 28.08.1676), Thomas (bpt 04.06.1681), Margaret (bpt 02.1670)

Main source(s): BPGS2001 ('Findlay of Boturich')
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