'Hope01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hope of Craighall, Hope of Rankeillor

BP1934 reports that the progenitor of this family was a Frenchman, John de Hope, who came to Scotland in the train of Magdalene (Madeline), who married King James V in 1536-7, and married Elizabeth Cummin and had a son Edward (a 1560) whose son was the Henry who is shown below as having married Jacqueline de Tot(t). TSP notes this belief but identifies ancestors who were in Edinburgh prior to the arrival of Queen Magdalene, starting with ...
John Hope in Edinburgh (a 1516) presumed father of ...
1. John Hope (a 1539)
  m. Elizabeth Eumont or Eumond (a 04.1565)
  A. Edward Hope
  m1. Katherine Paterson
  i. Elizabeth Hope (d before 20.04.1579)
  m. Ninian Lowis
  m2. Janet Watson
  ii. Elizabeth Hope (2nd)
  m. Hugh Wycht of Edinburgh
  iii. Sarah Hope (d c05.04.1624)
  m. John Brown (minister of Glencairn)
  iv.+ other issue - Jonet, Magdalene, Catherine
  B. Alexander Hope of Greenbraes (a 1553)
m. Katherine Douglas
  C. Henry Hope of Edinburgh (a 11.1588)
  m. Jacqueline de Tott (or Joanna Juvitot)
  i. Henry Hope had issue
  Thanks to a contributor (CV, 31.12.07) who drew our attention to 'The Coltness Collections' (digitized by Google) where the mother of Anne (wife of Sir James Steuart) is identified as ...
  m. Katherine Galbreath (dau of _ Galbreath of Kilcroich by dau of Provost Little)
a. Anne Hope probably of this generation
  m. (1630) Sir James Steuart of Coltness & Kirkfield, Lord Provost of Edinburgh (b 1608, d 1681)
  ii. Sir Thomas Hope, 1st Bart of Craighall (b c1575, d 01.10.1646, Lord Advocate)
  m. (by 1602) Elizabeth Bennet (dau of John Bennet of Wallyford)
  a. Sir John Hope, 2nd Bart of Craighall (d 28.04.1654, Lord of Session as Lord Craighall)
  m. (by 1632) Margaret Murray (d 03.10.1641, dau of Sir Archibald Murray, 1st Bart of Blackbarony)
(1) Sir Thomas Hope, 3rd Bart of Craighall (b 11.02.1633, d before 26.03.1663)
  m. Elizabeth Aytoun (dau of Sir John Aytoun of that ilk)
  (A) Sir Thomas Hope, 4th Bart of Craighall
  m. Anne Bruce (dau of Sir William Bruce, Bart of Kinross)
  (i) Sir William Hope, 5th Bart of Craighall (d unm)
  (ii) Sir Thomas Hope, later Bruce-Hope, 6th Bart of Craighall and of Kinross (d unm after 1728)
  (iii) Sir John Hope, later Bruce-Hope, 7th Bart of Craighall and of Kinross (d 1766)
  m1. (sps) Charlotte Halket (dau of Sir Charles Halket of Pitfirrane)
  m2. Marianne Denune (of Cadbole family)
  (a) Anne Hope
(2) Sir Archibald Hope of Rankeillor (bpt 09.09.1639, d 10.10.1706)
  m. Margaret Aytoun (dau of Sir John Aytoun of that ilk)
  (A) Sir Thomas Hope of Rankeillor, 8th Bart of Craighall (d 1771)
  m. Margaret Lowis (dau of Ninian Lowis of Merchiston)
  (i) Archibald Hope (dvp)
  m. Catherine Tod (dau of Hugh Tod, Very. Revd.)
  (a) Sir Archibald Hope, 9th Bart of Craighall and Pinkie (b 1735, d 10.06.1794)
  m1. (1757) Elizabeth Macdowall (d 1778, dau of William Macdowall of Castle Semple)
  ((1)) Archibald Hope (b 1762, d 1782)
((2)) Sir Thomas Hope, 10th Bart of Craighall (b 1768, dsp 1801)
  m. _ Pierce
  ((3)) Isabella Hope (d 1842)
  m. William Cullen
  ((4))+ other issue - Graham (d 1843), Catherine (d 1826), Elizabeth (d 1827)
m2. (1779) Elizabeth Patoun (d 1818, dau of John Patoun)
  ((7)) Sir John Hope, 11th Bart of Craighall (b 13.04.1781, d 05.06.1853) had issue
  m. (17.06.1805) Anne Wedderburn (d 17.03.1867, dau of Sir John Wedderburn, Bart of Balindean)
  ((8)) Hugh Hope (b 1782, d 1823) had issue
  m. (1819) Isabella Gray Mackay (d 1858, dau of Aeneas Mackay of Scotston)
  ((9)) William Hope (b 1784, d unm 1837)
  ((10)) Magdalen Hope (b 1792, d 31.07.1873)
m. (20.04.1820) John Scott of Gala (b 1790, d 09.08.1840)
  (b) Margaret Hope (d 1781) possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Spens of Lathallan (d 1783)
  (ii) John Hope of Edinburgh
  m. Isabel Bannerman (dau of Sir Alexander Bannerman of Elsick)
  (a) Isabella Hope (d 1784)
  m. (1759) Robert Steuart of Ballechin (b 1727, d 21.09.1783)
  (b)+ other issue - Thomas (captain), Alexander (of Edinburgh)
  (iii)+ other issue - James of Loudoun (d unm), Thomas, Charles (d unm, Captain RN)
  (B) Charles Hope of Edinburgh
  m1. (1701) Marie Boyd (dau of Thomas Boyd)
  (i) Robert Hope
  m2. _ Corse (dau of John Corse)
  (ii) Archibald Hope
  m. Elizabeth Robertson (dau of Rev. W. Robertson)
  (C) Robert Hope (bpt 01.01.1687, d 17.11.1743, surgeon in Edinburgh)
  m. (c1716) Marian Glas (dau of John Glas of Sauchie)
  (i) Archibald Hope (bpt 04.11.1723, d before 1796)
  m1. ??
  (a) Erskine Hope (Colonel)
  ((1)) Sir James Archibald Hope (d 30.12.1871, General) had issue
  m. Christiana Elizabeth _ (b c1819, d 20.01.1907)
  (b)+ 2 daughters
  m2. _ Bennet (dau of Bennet of Chester)
  (d)+ 6 daughters
  (ii) John Hope (b 10.05.1725, d 1786, professor in Edinburgh)
  m. Juliana Stevenson (dau of John Stevenson)
  (a) James Hope (b 17.09.1769, d 14.11.1842, WS) had issue
  m. (1805) Jane Walker (d 06.04.1822, dau of James Walker)
  (b)+ other issue - Robert (d unm), John (d unm), Thomas Charles (b 1766, d unm 13.06.1844, professor)
  (iii) Robert Hope (b 18.08.1727, bur 14.06.1802, RN)
  m. (21.07.1761) Maria Christian of Yarmouth (bur 24.02.1800)
  (a) Robert Hope (b 06.1763, d 26.06.1805, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. (19.03.1785) Elizabeth Stanwix Johnson (b c1754, d 10.12.1838, dau of John Johnson)
  (b) Falkner Hope had issue
  m. _ White
(c) John Hope
  (iv)+ other issue - Margaret (b 1718), Marion (b 1720), Bethia (b 1722), Margaret (b 1726)
  (D) Margaret Hope probably of this generation
  m. Patrick Scott of Rossie and Craig (d 1731)
  (E) other issue (d unm) - John, David
  (3) Mary Hope (d 1696)
  m. (26.11.1648) William Gordon, 3rd of Earlston (b 1614, d Bothwell Bridge 22.06.1679)
  (4) Margaret Hope apparently of this generation
  m. (1660) Sir Robert Pringle, 1st Bart of Stichill
  (5) Elizabeth Hope apparently of this generation, mentioned in TCB (vol 3, Mowat)
  m. Sir George Mowat of Inglistoun, 1st Bart (d 09.1666)
  (6)+ 3 daughters
  b. Sir Thomas Hope of Kerse and Wester Granton (b 06.08.1606, d 02/23.08.1643, Lord of Session as Lord Kerse)
  m. (before 18.12.1630) Helen Rae (dau of Adam Rae of Pitsindie)
  c. Sir Alexander Hope of Granton (bpt 12.03.1611, dsp 13.02.1680)
  m. (mcrt 22.11.1642) Anne Bell
d. Sir James Hope of Hopetoun (bpt 12.07.1614, d 23.11.1661, Lord of Session as Lord Hopetoun)
  m1. (14.01.1638) Anna Foulis (d 1656, dau of Robert Foulis of Leadhills)
  m2. (29.10.1657) Mary Keith (dau of William Keith, 7th Earl Marischal)
  e. Mary Hope (bpt 13.06.1620)
  m. (05.02.1639) Sir Charles Erskine of Alva (d 08.07.1663)
  f. Anne Hope (bpt 19.04.1625, d before 1655)
  m. (mcrt 09.08.1645) David Erskine, 2nd Lord Cardross (d 1671)
  g.+ other issue (all d young) - William (bpt 10.04.1608), Henry (bpt 26.12.1609), David (bpt 03.10.1615), Patrick (bpt 28.01.1617), Charles (bpt 04.06.1627), Elizabeth (bpt 29.06.1603), Margaret (bpt 28.12.1618), Elizabeth (bpt 10.07.1623)
  iii. James Hope ancestor of Hopes of Amsterdam
  iv.+ other issue - David, James (d before 01.11.1605)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Hope of Craighall), TSP (Hopetoun)
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