'Anstruther01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Anstruther of Airdrie, Anstruther of Anstruther, Anstruther of Wheatly

William de Candela, lord of Anstruther (a 1100, 1153)
1. William de Candela, lord of Anstruther (a 1165, 1213)
  A. Henry de Anstruther of Anstruther (a 1221)
  i. Henry de Anstruther of Anstruther (a 1296, 1312)
  a. William de Anstruther of Anstruther
  (1) Henry de Anstruther of Anstruther (a 1328)
  (A) Richard de Anstruther of Anstruther (a 1362)
  (i) Robert de Anstruther of Anstruther
  m. Elizabeth Balfour (dau of _ Balfour of Balfour)
  BP1934 ('Carmichael-Anstgruther') shows Robert as father of the Andrew who was at Flodden. Wood notes that "There is some confusion here in the common accounts of the family" and suggests that at least one generation has been omitted, suggesting as follows.
  (a) Andrew Anstruther of Anstruther
((1)) Sir William ("Fisher Willie") Anstruther of Anstruther
  ((A)) Andrew Anstruther of Anstruther (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m1. Christina Sandilands (dau of Sir James Sandilands of Calder, widow of David Hepburn of Waughton)
  m2. Janet Borthwick
  ((i)) John Anstruther of Anstruther (d 1548)
  m1. Margaret Douglas (dau of Thomas Douglas, younger of Lochleven)
  m2. Elizabeth Spens (dau of ?? Spens of Wormiston)
  ((a)) Andrew Anstruther (dvp Pinkie 10.09.1547)
  m. (1542) Margaret Abercrombie (dau of Thomas Abercrombie of Abercrombie)
  (((1))) John Anstruther of Anstruther (d 1610) - continued below
  m1. Margaret Clephane (dau of George Clephane of Carslogie)
m2. Margaret Learmonth (dau of _ Learmonth of Dairsie, widow of _ Spens of Wormiston)
  Probably of this generation (and of this marriage) were ...
  ((ii)) David Anstruther to France ancestor of family of Anstrude in France
  ((a))+ issue - Robert, David
  ((iii)) Agnes Anstruther
  m. John Bethune, 8th of Balfour (b c1535, d 1564)
  ((iv)) Marjory Anstruther
  m. David Howison in Anstruther
((v)) Catherine Anstruther
  m. (Robert Waid
  ((vi)) Margaret Anstruther
  m. Thomas Wood (minister of Carnbee?)
  ((vii))+ other issue - Robert of Ormiston (d 1589), Peter (d 1589)
  (B) Cecilia Anstruther
  m. John Strang of Balcaskie



John Anstruther of Anstruther(d 1610) - continued above
m1. (before 1549) Margaret Clephane (dau of George Clephane of Carslogie)
1. Sir James Anstruther of Anstruther (dvp 1606)
  m. (by 1571) Jean Scott (dau of Sir Thomas Scott of Abbotshall)
  A. Sir William Anstruther of Anstruther (dsp 1649)
  m. (1601) Euphemia Wemyss (dau of Sir Andrew Wemyss of Myrecairnie)
  B. Sir Robert Anstruther of Wheatly (bur 09.01.1644-5, Ambassador)
  m. Mary Swift (dau of Sir Edward (sb Robert) Swift (sister of Sir Edward))
  i. Robert Anstruther of Wheatly (Weetly)
  m. Anne Corbet (dau of Sir John Corbet, Bart of Stoke)
  a. daughter
ii. Sir Philip Anstruther of Anstruther (d 1702)
  m. (before 1651) Christian Lumsden (dau of General Sir James Lumsden of Innergelly)
  a. Sir William Anstruther of Anstruther & Ardross/Elie (d 24.01.1711)
  m. (1677) Helen Hamilton (bpt 28.06.1656, dau of John Hamiton, 4th Earl of Haddington)
The following is partly supported by 'East Neuk of Fife' (Walter Wood, 1887, p226+).
  (1) Sir John Anstruther, 1st Bart of Anstruther (b 1673, d before 25.04.1754)
  m. (24.01.1717) Margaret Carmichael (dau of James Carmichael, 2nd Earl of Hyndford)
  (A) Sir John Anstruther, 2nd Bart of Anstruther (b 27.12.1718, d 04.07.1799)
  m. (04.10.1750) Janet Fall (d 17.02.1802, dau of James Fall of Dunbar by Jean, dau of Patrick Murray of Pennyland)
  (i) Sir Philip Anstruther, later Anstruther-Paterson, 3rd Bart of Anstruther (b 13.01.1752, dsp 05.01.1808)
  m. (17.02.1778) Anne Paterson of Polwarth (d 11.03.1822, dau of Sir John Paterson of Eccles, Bart)
  (ii) Sir John Anstruther of Casses, 1st Bart, later 4th Bart of Anstruther (b 27.03.1753, d 26.01.1811, Chief Justice of Bengal)
  m. (1788) Maria Brice (d 14.06.1833, dau of Edward Brice of London)
  (a) Sir John Carmichael-Anstruther, 5th/2nd Bart (d 28.01.1818)
  m. (11.01.1817) Jessie Dewar (d 27.12.1880, dau of Major-General David Dewar of Gilston House)
  ((1)) Sir John Carmichael-Anstruther, 6th/3rd Bart (b 06.02.1818, d 11.1831)
(b) Sir Windham Carmichael-Anstruther, 7th/4th Bart (b 06.03.1793, d 15.09.1869) had issue
  m1. (24.07.1824) Meredith Maria Wetherell (d 10.04.1841, dau of Charles Wetherell)
  m2. (10.05.1841) Anne Constance Grey (d 21.06.1856, dau of Allen Williamson Grey)
  m3. (30.09.1859) Mary Ann Parsons (dsp 31.12.1905, dau of John Parsons)
  (c) Alexander Carmichael-Anstruther (d 1793)
  (d) Marianne Carmichael-Anstruther (d 19.06.1859)
  m. (27.03.1828) James Anstruther (b 09.1804, d 19.05.1867, WS, cousin (son of Colonel Robert))
  (iii) Robert Anstruther (b 31.12.1757, Colonel) had issue
  m. (09.05.1801) Anne Nairne (d 27.09.1804, dau of Colonel Nairne)
(iv) Jean Anstruther
  m. (1785) Charles Parker of Harefield (d 1795)
  (v)+ other issue (d young) - James, William, Margaret
  (B)+ other issue - James (dvp), Helen (d young)
  b. Sir James Anstruther of Airdrie
  m. Katherine Skene (dau of John Skene of Hallyards)
(1) Philip Anstruther of Airdrie (d unm, General)
  c. Sir Robert Anstruther, 1st Bart of Balcaskie (bpt 24.09.1658, d 03.1737)
  m1. Sophia Kinneir (dsps, dau of David Kinneir of Kinneir)
  m2. (12.03.1687) Jean Monteith (dau/heir of William Monteith of Wrea)
  d. Sir Philip Anstruther of Anstrutherfield (d 1722)
  m. Elizabeth Hamilton (dau of James Hamilton)
  (1) Christian Anstruther (b c1702, d 12.11.1771)
m1. (sp) Sir William Weir, 2nd Bart of Blackwood (d 1722)
  m2. (1740) John Stewart, 6th Earl of Traquhair (d 28.03.1779)
  (2) Jean Anstruther probably the Jane who married ...
  m. George Ainslie in Bordeaux, later of Pilton (d 1773)
  (3)+ other issue - Philip, Alexander, Elizabeth
e. Sir Alexander Anstruther of Newark (d 1743)
  m. (08.03.1694) Jean Leslie, Baroness Newark (d 21.02.1740, dau of David Leslie, 2nd Lord Newark)
  f.+ other issue (d before 1690?) - David, John (b 1669)
  iii. Ursula Anstruther
  m. George Austen of Shalford
  iv.+ other issue - William, Sophia, Sarah
  C. Margaret Anstruther
  m. James Tweedie of Drummelzier
  D. Jean (Jane) Anstruther
  m1. (1609) James Douglas (Commendator of Melrose / Montrose)
  m2. Sir John Riddell of that ilk
  E. Grizel Anstruther
  m. Robert Alexander
  F. Elizabeth Anstruther
  m1. Archibald Heryng of Drums
  m2. James Forret of Fingask
  G. Agnes Anstruther
  m. James Tweedie of Dryness
  H. Catherine Anstruther
  m. Robert Clephane
2. John Anstruther (vicar of Kilrenny) probably of this marriage
  m. (after 1570) Jean Lindsay, Lady Carnbee
m2. (before 1575) Margaret Learmonth (dau of _ Learmonth of Dairsie, widow of _ Spens of Wormiston)
Not clear which wife was mother of ...
3. James Anstruther
4. Alison Anstruther
  m1. Alexander Nairn of St. Andrews (surgeon)
  A. David Nairn
  m2. (before 1596) Alexander Nicolson
5. Grizel Anstruther (d before 1639)
  m. John Forret of Fingask
6. daughter
  m. (1570) _ Monipenny of Kinkel

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Carmichael-Anstruther of Carmichael and of Anstruther'), 'East Neuk of Fife' (Walter Wood, 1887, p347+)
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