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Families covered: Hope of Amsterdam, Hope of Balcomie, Hope of Deepdene, Hope of Hopetoun, Hope of Kerse, Hope-Vere of Blackwood, Hope-Vere of Craigiehall

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)
1. Sir Alexander Hope, 1st Bart of Kerse (b 06.12.1637, d 12.1643, Justice General)
  m. (12.12.1659) Louisa Hunter
A. Sir Alexander Hope, 2nd Bart of Kerse (b 13.08.1663, d 10.02.1719)
  m. (14.04.1699) Nichola Hamilton (dau of John Hamilton, 2nd Lord Bargany)
  i. Sir Alexander Hope, 3rd Bart of Kerse (b 03.01.1697, d 24.02.1749)
  m. Anna Carnegie (b 18.03.1700, d 01.02.1733, dau of David Carnegie, 4th Earl of Northesk)
  a. Sir Alexander Hope, 4th Bart of Kerse (dspm by 1794)
  B. Mary Hope (d 11.1723)
  m1. Sir John Young of Leny (d before 15.08.1690)
  m2. (30.05.1703) Sir Thomas Moncreiffe, 1st Bart of Moncreiffe (b 1626, dsp 15.01.1715)
2. Henry Hope
  m. Ann Hope
  A. Archibald Hope
  m. Anne Claus
i. Thomas Hope of Amsterdam (3rd son)
  m. Margaret Marselis
  a. John Hope of Amsterdam
  m. P.B. Van Der Hoeven
  (1) Thomas Hope of Deepdene (Surrey) & London (d 03.02.1831, author & publisher)
  m. (16.04.1806) Louisa Beresford (dau of (William) Beresford, Lord Decies, Archbishop of Tuam, m2. Viscount Beresford)
  (A) Henry Thomas Hope of Deepdene & Trennant Park (Cornwall)
  (B) Adrian John Hope (Captain)
  m. Matilda, Countess Rapp (dau of General _ Rapp)
  (C) Alexander James Beresford Hope
  (2)+ other issue - Adrian (d unm), Henry Philip
  b.+ 3 others (d young)
  ii. Isaac Hope (5th son)
  m. Maria Van Vlierden
  a. Oliver Hope (d unm)
  iii. Zachary Hope (7th son)
  m. Maria Van Vlierden
  a.+ issue - Archibald, Lucy
  iv.+ other issue - Lewis (d young), Adrian of Amsterdam (d unm 1780), John (dsp), Henry (d unm), Archibald (dsp), James (d unm), Anne, Elizabeth



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)
1. John Hope of Hopetoun (bpt 16.06.1650, d 05.05.1682, 5th son)
  m. (31.12.1668) Margaret Hamilton (d 12.1711, dau of John Hamilton, 4th Earl of Haddington)
  A. Charles Hope, 1st Earl of Hopetoun (b 1681, d 26.02.1742)
  m. (31.08.1699) Henrietta Johnstone (b 11.11.1682, d 25.11.1750, dau of William Johnstone, 1st Marquess of Annandale)
i. John Hope, 2nd Earl of Hopetoun (b 07.09.1704, d 12.02.1781)
  m1. (14.09.1733) Anne Ogilvy (d 08.02.1759, dau of James Ogilvy, 5th Earl of Findlater, 2nd Earl of Seafield)
  a. Charles, Lord Hope (b 09.07.1740, dvp 06.06.1766)
  b. James Hope, later Hope-Johnstone, 3rd Earl of Hopetoun (b 23.08.1741, d 29.05.1816)
  m. (21.08.1766) Elizabeth Carnegie (b 03.04.1750, d 19.08.1793, dau of George Carnegie, 6th Earl of Northesk)
  (1) Anne Hope-Johnstone (b 13.01.1768, d 28.08.1818)
  m. (08.07.1792) Sir William Hope, later Johnstone-Hope (b 16.08.1766, d 02.05.1831, Admiral) @1@ below
  (2) Georgina Hope-Johnstone (b 12.10.1773, d 17.09.1797)
  m. (20.11.1793) Andrew James Cochrane, later Cochrane-Johnstone, Governor of Dominica (b 24.05.1767)
(3) Jemima Hope-Johnstone (d 05.09.1808)
  m. (28.01.1803) Sir George Hope (b 06.07.1767, d 02.05.1818, Admiral) @2@ below
  (4)+ other issue - Lucinda (d unm 08.01.1800), Jean Elizabeth (b 27.12.1768, d unm 14.08.1786), Jemima (b 29.01.1770, d 31.12.1773)
  c. Elizabeth Hope (b 01.03.1736, d 07.04.1756)
  m. (24.07.1754) Henry Douglas, 'Earl of Drumlanrig' (b 30.10.1722, dvpsp 19.10.1754, of Queensberry family)
  d. Sophia Hope (b 02.02.1759, d 08.03.1813)
  m. (30.04.1779) Charles Hamilton, 8th Earl of Haddington (b 05.07.1753, d 17.03.1828)
  e.+ other issue - John (b 01.06.1743, d 30.09.1759), William (b 21.01.1749, d 28.05.1750), Henry (b 29.02.1755, d 27.08.1776), Henrietta (b 21.08.1738, d 01.10.1738)
  m2. (30.10.1762) Jean Oliphant (d 16.03.1767, dau of Robert Oliphant of Rossie)
i. Sir John Hope of Rankeillour, 4th Earl of Hopetoun (b 17.08.1765, d 27.08.1823, General) had issue
  m1. (07.08.1798) Elizabeth Hope (dsp 20.03.1801, dau of Charles Hope-Vere of Craigiehall) @3@ below
  m2. (09.02.1803) Louisa Dorothea Wedderburn (d 16.07.1836, dau of Sir John Wedderburn, Bart of Ballendean)
  j. Anne Hope (b 07.10.1763, d 21.01.1780)
  k. Jean Hope (b 12.11.1766, dsp 09.6.1829)
  m1. (02.04.1793) Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville (d 29.05.1811)
  m2. (16.02.1814) Thomas, 1st Lord Wallace (d 23.02.1844)
  m3. (10.06.1767) Elizabeth Leslie-Melville (b 07.1737, d 10.04.1788, dau of Alexander Leslie-Melville, Earl of Leven and Melville)
  l. Charles Hope of Waughton (b 16.10.1768, d 01.07.1828, Major General)
  m. (30.04.1807) Louisa Anne Hatton (d 01.03.1875, dau of George Touch Hatton of Eastwell)
(1) Elizabeth Hope (b c1810, d 30.05.1868)
  m. Louis Billard
  m. Alexander Hope (b 09.12.1769, d 19.05.1837, General) had issue
  m. (23.10.1805) Georgina Brown (dau of George Brown of Elliestoun)
  n. Elizabeth Hope (b 16.10.1768, dsp 17.09.1801)
  m. (26.08.1799) John Kemp (d 18.04.1805, minister of Tolbooth, Edinburgh)
  o. Charlotte Hope (b 04.05.1771, d 22.06.1834)
  m. (08.08.1793) Charles Hope of Granton, Sheriff of Orkney (b 29.06.1763, d 30.10.1851, President of Court of Session) @4@ below
  p. Margaret Hope (b 24.06.1772, d 16.09.1831)
  m. (10.07.1793) Alexander Maclean of Ardgour (b 16.04.1764, d 08.09.1855)
q. Mary Anne Hope (b 12.07.1773, d 21.02.1838)
  m. (15.12.1794) Sir Patrick Murray, 6th Bart of Ochtertyre (b 03.02.1771, d 01.06.1837)
  ii. Charles Hope-Vere of Craigiehall (b 08.05.1710, d 30.12.1791)
  m1. (26.07.1733) Catherine Weir (b c1716, d 05.12.1743, dau of Sir William Weir or Vere, Bart of Blackwood)
  a. William Hope-Vere of Blackwood (b 17.05.1736, d 09.1811, 2nd son)
  m. (05.01.1775) Sophia Corrie (dau of Joseph Corrie of Dumfries)
  (1) James Joseph Hope-Vere of Blackwood and Craigiehall (b 03.06.1785, d 19.05.1843) had issue
  m. (07.09.1813) Elizabeth Hay (d 19.12.1868, dau of George Hay, 7th Marquess of Tweeddale)
  (2) Edward Hamilton Hope-Vere (b 01.1792, d 1835)
(3) Jane Sophia Hope-Vere (d 11.01.1875)
  m. (03.07.1813) Edmund Sexton Perry Knox (d 24.03.1867, Admiral, of Ranfurly family)
  b. John Hope (b 07.04.1739, d 21.05.1785, MP)
  m. (02.06.1762) Mary Breton (b c1742, d 25.06.1767, dau of Eliab Breton of Norwood (Forty Hall))
  (1) Charles Hope of Granton, Sheriff of Orkney (b 29.06.1763, d 30.10.1851, President of Court of Session) had issue
  m. (08.08.1793) Charlotte Hope (b 04.05.1771, d 22.06.1834, dau of John Hope, 2nd Earl of Hopetoun) @4@ above
  (2) Sir John Hope (b 15.07.1765, d 08.1836, Lt. General) had issue
  m1. (20.09.1806) Mary Scott (d 1813, dau of Robert Scott of Logie)
  m2. (21.04.1814) Jane Hester Macdougall (d 10.11.1880, dau of John Macdougall of Ardintrive)
  (3) Sir William Hope, later Johnstone-Hope (b 16.08.1766, d 02.05.1831, Admiral) had issue
  m1. (08.07.1792) Anne Hope-Johnstone (b 13.01.1768, d 28.08.1818, dau of James Hope-Johnstone, 3rd Earl of Hopetoun) @1@ above
  m2. (30.10.1821, sp) Maria Eden (d 04.03.1851, dau of Sir John Eden, Bart of West Auckland)
  c.+ other issue - Charles (b 31.12.1734, d young), Charles (d infant), Henrietta (b 09.06.1757, d unm 18.11.1808), Rachel (d infant)
  m2. (20.03.1746, div 1757) Anne Vane (d 14.09.1776, dau of Henry Vane, 1st Earl of Dartington)
TSP indicates that Henry and Charles were by the first marriage but BP1934 shows them by this second marriage. As they are not shown in Commoners (vol 3, Vere of Blackwood and Craigie Hall), which lists the children of the first marriage, we follow BP1934 on this.
  g. Henry Hope, Lieutenant-Governor of Canada (dsp 13.04.1789)
  m. Sarah Jones (dau of John Jones, prebendary of Mullaghbrack)
  h. Charles Hope (d 10.09.1808, RN)
  m. Susan Anne Sawyer (d 10.07.1802, sister (not dau) of Admiral Sawyer)
  (1) Sir Henry Hope (b 1787, dsp 02.09.1863, Admiral)
  m. (21.07.1828) Jane Sophia Sawyer (d 06.08.1829, granddau (not dau) of Admiral Herbert Sawyer)
(2) Frederick Hope (b 01.03.1799, d 02.08.1869, Maj. General) had issue
  m. (15.01.1829) Eliza Cockburn (d 25.06.1877, dau of Maj. Gen. James Cockburn)
  (3) Anne Hope (d 1825)
  m. C.S.J. Hawtayne (Vice Admiral)
  (4)+ other issue - Louisa (d unm), Catherine (d 12.01.1869)
  m3. (02.04.1766) Helen Dunbar (d 18.09.1794, dau of George Dunbar)
  i. Sir George Hope (b 06.07.1767, d 02.05.1818, Admiral)
  m1. (28.01.1803) Jemima Hope-Johnstone (d 05.09.1808, dau of James Hope-Johnstone, 3rd Earl of Hopetoun) @2@ above
  (1) Sir James Hope (b 03.03.1808, dsp 09.06.1881, Vice Admiral)
  m1. (16.08.1838) Frederica Eliza Kinnaird (d 27.05.1856, dau of Charles Kinnaird, 8th Lord)
  m2. (06.12.1877) Elizabeth Cotton (dau of General Sir Arthur Thomas Cotton)
  m2. (1814) Georgiana Mary Anne Kinnaird (d 16.12.1848, dau of George Kinnaird, 7th Lord)
  (2) Eliza Hope (d 02.01.1857)
  m. (30.06.1835) Sir Harry Calvert, later Verney of Claydon, 2nd Bart (b 08.12.1801, d 12.02.1894)
j. Helen Charlotte Hope (b 07.01.1773, dsp 08.05.1801)
  m. (1795) John Knight of Lea Castle (d 24.01.1850)
  k. Margaret Hope (b 1777, d unm 10.1842)
  l. Elizabeth Hope (dsp 20.03.1801)
  m. (07.08.1798) Sir John Hope, 4th Earl of Hopetoun (b 17.08.1765, d 27.08.1823) @3@ above
  iii. Sophia Hope (b 31.05.1702, dsp 25.04.1761)
  m. (12.1723) James Ogilvy, 5th Earl of Findlater, 2nd Earl of Seafield (b c1689, d 09.07.1764)
  iv. Henrietta Hope (b 21.02.1706, d 27.02.1745)
  m. (mcrt 14.03.1729) Francis Napier, 6th Lord Napier (b 16.11.1705, d 1773)
  v. Margaret Hope (b 18.12.1708, dsps 13.01.1778)
  m. (20.12.1745) John Dundas of Duddingston (d 13.02.1778)
  vi. Helen Hope (b 27.07.1711, d 26.12.1778)
  m. (13.01.1737) James Watson of Saughton (b 1710, d 26.12.1778)
  vii. Christian Hope (b 31.03.1714, d 31.05.1799)
  m. (08.04.1743) Thomas Graham, 6th of Balgowan (d 06.12.1766)
viii. Charlotte Hope (b 04.03.1720, d 24.11.1788)
  m. (01.10.1741) Thomas Erskine, 'Lord Erskine' (dsp 16.03.1766)
  ix.+ other issue - son (b/d 22.07.1707), William (b 03.06.1715, d 24.11.1715), Margaret (b 03.03.1700, d 09.05.1703), Anne (b 21.06.1718, d 24.12.1727), Rachel (b 10.07.1721, d infant)
  B. Helen Hope (b c1677, d 19.04.1768)
  m. (1696) Thomas Hamilton, 6th Earl of Haddington (bpt 05.09.1680, d 28.11.1735)
2. Rachel Hope (bpt 16.03.1653)
  m. (03.1669) David Beton of Balfour (b 1657, d by 1709)
3.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 23.11.1640, d 29.03.1644), Robert (b 06.02.1645, d young), Thomas (bpt 05.02.1647, d young), James (bpt 22.04.1649, d 04/5.1649), George (bpt 23.11.1654, d young), Alexander (b 06.04.1656, d young), Elizabeth (b 05.09.1642), Sarah (b 30.12.1643), Anne (bpt 29.02.1652)
m2. (29.10.1657) Mary Keith (dau of William Keith, 7th Earl Marischal)
12. Sir William Hope of Granton, later Kirkliston, 1st Bart of Balcomie (bpt 15.04.1660, d 01.02.1724, Governor of Edinburgh Castle)
  The following is supported by 'East Neuk of Fife' (Walter Wood, p447+).
  m. (by 1682) Elizabeth Clerk
  A. Sir George Hope, 2nd Bart of Balcomie (b c1685, d 20.11.1729)
  m. (29.11.1724) Anne Mackenzie (dau of Sir John Mackenzie, 3rd Bart of Coul)
  i. Sir George Hope, 3rd Bart of Balcomie (b c1726, dsp 1763)
  m. "a Dutch lady" (d 1796, m2. _ Lambert)
  B. Elizabeth Hope (d young)
13.+ other issue - William (bpt 01.08.1658, d infant), Mary (bpt 07.07.1662, d young)

Main source(s):
(1) For Hope of Kerse: BEB1844 (Hope of Kerse), TCB (Hope of Kerse), Commoners (vol 4, Hope of Deepdene)
(2) For Hope of Hopetoun: TSP (Hopetoun), BP1934 (Linlithgow) within input from TCB (Hope of Kirkliston)
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