'Scott12'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Scott of Clerkington, Scott of Malleny, Scott of Scotsloch, Blair of Blair

BLG1886 reported that "This family is of the same origin as the noble House of Buccleuch". Commoners reports that the first of the family to have settled in Midlothian was ...
James Scott of Scotsloch (a 1603)
1. Laurence Scott of Clerkington
  m. Elizabeth Hoppringle (dau of ?? Hoppringle of Torsance)
  A. Sir William Scott of Clerkington (Senator of College of Justice)
  m1. (Catherine) Morrison (dau of (John) Morrison of Preston Grange)
i. Laurence Scott of Clerkington
  m. Helen Dalmahoy (dau of Sir John Dalmahoy)
  a. daughter
  m. George Winram of Egemouth
  b. daughter
  m. Robert Kennedy in Borrowstone
  ii. Katharine Scott ("second daughter") apparently of this generation, of this marriage
  m. (1653) Hugh Montgomery of Brigend
m2. Barbara Dalmahoy (dau of Sir John Damahoy of that ilk)
  iii. John (not Robert) Scott of Malleny (d 1709)
  m. Anne Nicolson (dau of Sir John Thomas Nicolson of Cockburnspath)
  a. Thomas Scott of Malleny
  m. Isabel Lauder (dau of Sir John Lauder, Bart of Fountain Hall, Senator)
(1) John Scott of Malleny (d 20.09.1791)
  m. (22.08.1742) Susan Hay (dau of Lord William Hay of Newhall)
  Commoners shows John as eldest brother rather than father of the following children.
  (A) Thomas Scott of Malleny (b 25.12.1745, d unm, General)
  (B) Francis Carteret Scott (4th son) had issue
  m. (1801) Charlotte Elizabeth Cunningham (dau of Maj.Gen. George Cunningham)
(C)+ other issue - James, Alexander (Major), Archibald, Hamilton, George (Lt. Colonel), Margaret, Jane, Susan, Molly
  b. William Scott 'Blair of that ilk'
  m1. Magdalen Blair (dau of William Blair of Blair)
  (1) William Scott, later Blair of Blair (d unm 1732)
  m2. Catherine Tait (dau of Alexander Tait of Edinburgh)
  (2) Hamilton Scott, later Blair (d 1782, major)
  m. Jane Williams (dau of Sydenham Williams of Herringston)
  (A) William Blair of Blair (d 21.10.1841) had issue
m. Madelene Fordyce (d 1817, dau of John Fordyce of Ayton)
  (B) Agatha Blair
  m. _ Avarne (Lt. General)
(C) Jane Blair
  m. (1795) Robert Williams of Cerne Abbas (b 1766, d 1814)
  (3) Alexander Scott, later Blair had issue
  m. Elizabeth Hamilton (dau of John Hamilton of Grange)
(4) Anne Scott, later Blair
  m. David Blair of Adamton
  (5) Magdalene Scott, later Blair
  m. Sir William Maxwell, 3rd Bart of Monreith (d 22.08.1771)
  (6) Janet Scott, later Blair
  m. Alexander Tait
  (7) Barbara Scott, later Blair
  m. William Fullarton of that ilk
(8) Mary Scott, later Blair
  m. Sir John Sinclair, Bart of Stevenston (d 13.02.1789)
  (9)+ other issue - John (d Minden 1759, Captain), Thomas (d Vald 1747), William (d Oswego 1756), Catherine (d unm)
  c. daughter
  m. Sir William Calderwood of Polton (Senator)
  d. daughter
  m. Laurence Scott of Bevelaw (cousin)
  iv. James Scott of Scotsloch
  v. Robert Scott (dean of Hamilton)
vi. Barbara Scott
  m1. John Stewart of Blackhall (dsp 1658)
  m2. Sir William Drummond of Hathorden
  vii. Agnes or Margaret Scott
  m. (mcrt 27.04.1678, div) Sir John Home of Renton (d 28.05.1698)
  viii. daughter
  m. _ Ogilvie of Muckle
  B. James Scott of Bonnytoun
  C. Laurence Scott ancestor of Scotts of Bavelaw
  D. (Marion) Scott --
  m. (Richard) Lauder of Hatton --
  E. daugher
  m. _ Houstoun

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 3, Scott of Malley), BLG1886 (Scott of Malleny) with some support from BLG1850 (Blair of Blair)
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