Alexander Dunbar

     Alexander Dunbar was the son of James Dunbar.
21 Jan 1604: Bond of Caution by Mr James Dundas of Windihill [Windyhill] in action at the instance of Robert Dunbar of Eister Alwes [Alves], and James Dunbar, his son, against George Dunbar of Askleisk [Asliesk], Mr James Dunbar, his son, and Alexander Dunbar of Inchbreck [Inchbroak], his grandson.
Alexander Dunbar was mentioned on 20 January 1609.

Alexander Dunbar

(before 1565 - )
     Alexander Dunbar was born before 1565. He was the eldest son but mentally defective. He was the son of Alexander Dunbar and Katherine Reid.
In 1594 some charters refer to his younger brother Thomas being heir to his father which suggests Alexander was dead or totally incapacitated.

Alexander Dunbar

( - May 1600)
     Alexander Dunbar was the son of George Dunbar (of Asleisk?). Alexander Dunbar was also known as Alexander Dunbar (of Asleisk) in records.
     Alexander died in May 1600 in Moray.

Alexander Dunbar

(say 1599 - before March 1642)
     Alexander Dunbar was Sheriff of Moray. He was born say 1599. He was the son of Thomas Dunbar and Grisell Crichton.
Alexander Dunbar married Jean Campbell on 11 March 1624. She was the sister of John Campbell of Calder. Alexander Dunbar was served heir to Katherine Reid on 20 December 1631. Alexander Dunbar was served heir to Thomas Dunbar on 20 December 1631.
Jean Cockburn married secondly Alexander Dunbar in January 1632. She was the daughter of Sir William Cockburn of Langton, 1st Bt and Helen Elphinstone.
     Alexander died before March 1642. He's heir was Thomas Dunbar on 30 July 1667.

Children of Alexander Dunbar and Jean Cockburn

Alexander Dunbar

(9 April 1690 - )
     Alexander Dunbar married Mary Fraser. She was the daughter of James Fraser of London.. Alexander Dunbar was born on 9 April 1690 in Dyke, Moray. He was the second son.. He was the son of Robert Dunbar and Katherine Brodie. Alexander Dunbar was christened on 12 April 1690 in Dyke. Alexander, son of Robert Laird Of Grangehill Dunbar & Katherine Brodie.

Alexander Dunbar

( - before 7 February 1695)
     Alexander Dunbar was also known as Alexander Dunbar (of Boath) in records. He's testament was registered 24 August 1608. Alexander Dunbar of Both, parish of Aulderne, sheriff of Nairn.
     Alexander died before 7 February 1695 in Moray. He was mentioned in Parliamentary Papers in 1689 & 1690 re the Shire of Nairn. Testament Dative & inventory were recorded at the Moray Commissary Court 7 Feb 1695..

Alexander Dunbar

( - 24 April 1625)
     Alexander died on 24 April 1625 in Pluscarden Abbey, Moray. He is buried at Pluscarden: Heris ane gentil man ALEXANDER DUNBAR of Vasterhill in Pluscarden who departed the twenty fourth day of Apryle the Year of God 1625. AD. [Letters at sides not now visible, in 1914 were read as M.S. The arms are those of Dunbars and Strachans..

Alexander Dunbar

(before 1675 - )
     Alexander Dunbar was born before 1675. He was the son of Colin Dunbar. Alexander Dunbar was served heir to Colin Dunbar on 14 October 1697 in Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.

Alexander Dunbar

( - 1723)
     Alexander Dunbar was the son of Robert Dunbar and Isobel Leslie. Alexander Dunbar was also known as Alexander Dunbar (of Bishopsmill) in records.
     Alexander died in 1723. He married Margaret Ayton.

Alexander Dunbar

(before 1620 - )
     Alexander Dunbar was born before 1620. He was the son of Gavin Dunbar. Alexander Dunbar was served heir to Gavin Dunbar on 25 March 1641.

Alexander Dunbar

( - before 8 October 1606)
     Alexander Dunbar was also known as Alexander Dunbar (of Boath) in records.
     Alexander died before 8 October 1606 in Nairnshire. He's heir was James Dunbar on 8 October 1606 in Auldearn, Nairnshire.

Child of Alexander Dunbar

Alexander Dunbar

(12 February 1626 - )
     Alexander Dunbar was christened on 12 February 1626 in Elgin, Moray, Scotland. He was the son of Archibald Dunbar.

Alexander Dunbar

(12 April 1688 - before 1691)
     Alexander Dunbar was christened on 12 April 1688 in Forres, Moray. He was the son of Thomas Dunbar and Marjorie Dallas.
     Alexander died before 1691 in Forres, Moray.

Alexander Dunbar

(15 February 1691 - )
     Alexander Dunbar was christened on 15 February 1691 in Forres, Moray. He was the son of Thomas Dunbar and Marjorie Dallas.

Alexander Dunbar

(before 1645 - )
     Alexander Dunbar was born before 1645.

Child of Alexander Dunbar

Alexander Dunbar

(before 1620 - )
     Alexander Dunbar was born before 1620.
Alexander Dunbar married Isobel Mile before 1636.

Children of Alexander Dunbar and Isobel Mile

Alexander Dunbar

(7 July 1639 - )
     Alexander Dunbar was christened on 7 July 1639 in Dyke, Moray. He was the son of Alexander Dunbar and Isobel Mile.

Alexander Dunbar

(31 October 1643 - )
     Alexander Dunbar was christened on 31 October 1643 in Petty, Inverness-shire.

Alexander Dunbar

(31 July 1649 - )
     Alexander Dunbar was christened on 31 July 1649 in Petty, Inverness-shire.

Alexander Dunbar

(before 1630 - circa 1740)
     Alexander Dunbar was also known as Alexander Dunbar (Of Boath) in records. He was born before 1630. There are possibly 2 geneations here as he appears in deeds in the 1640s includign a charter dated 4 Jun 1639: Alexander Dunbar of Boith [Boath] to Anna Rose, elder daughter of John Rose of Breidley, his future spouse, of lands of Petquhin. With sasine following and an antenuptial contract of marriage between Alexander Dunbar of Boith [Boath] and Anna Rose, eldest daughter of John Rose of Breidley dated 21 Mar 1639. He was the son of James Dunbar and Katherine Brodie.
Precept of clare constat, dean of Murray [Moray] in favour of Alexander Dunbar of Boath, as heir of deceased James Dunbar of Boath, his father, in lands of Bothhill. Dated (8 Aug) 1664.
4 Jun 1675: Antenuptial contract of marriage between James Dunbar, apparent of Boath, eldest son of Alexander Dunbar of Boath, and Katherine Brodie, eldest daughter of Joseph Brodie of Asleisk. With instrument of resignation by Alexander Dunbar of Boath in favour of James Dunbar, apparent of Boath, and Katherine Brodie, his spouse, in lands of Petwhine in parish of Auldearn. 8 Dec 1676.
7 Jun 1675: Charter by Alexander Dunbar of Boath to James Dunbar, his son and Katherine Brodie, his spouse, of town and lands of Boath Hill. With sasine following.
29 Sep 1677: Charter by Mr John Cuming, dean of Moray, to James Dunbar, eldest son of Alexander Dunbar of Boath, and specified heirs, of lands of Both Hill.
4 Nov 1687: Contract between James Dunbar, younger, of Boath, on one part and George Dunbar, dean of Murray [Moray], and Elizabeth Leslie, his spouse, on other part, whereby said James dispones to said George, lands of Bellmakeith [?Balnageith] and others. Dated 4 Nov 168(7).
5 Oct 1678: Indenture between Alexander Dunbar of Both [Boath] and James Dunbar, his son, on one part, and John Hay of Lochloy, on other part, relating to marches between lands of Meikle Penick and Lochloy..
Alexander Dunbar married Magdalene MacIntosh before 1704 in Scotland. 1704, July 8. Antenuptial contract of marriage between Alexander Dunbar of Boath and Magdalen Mackintosh, eldest daughter of John Macintosh, merchant, bailie of Inverness.
     Alexander died circa 1740.

Child of Alexander Dunbar and Magdalene MacIntosh

Alexander Dunbar

     Alexander Dunbar was the son of Patrick Dunbar.

Alexander Dunbar

(circa 1620 - )
     Alexander Dunbar was born circa 1620.
Alexander Dunbar married Janet Graham on 24 November 1642 in Edinburgh, Midlothian.

Alexander Dunbar

(circa 1620 - )
     Alexander Dunbar married Isabel Thomson on 8 December 1607 in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Alexander Dunbar was born circa 1620.

Alexander Dunbar

     Alexander Dunbar was the son of James Dunbar and Beatrix Kinross/Kinloss. Alexander Dunbar was also known as Alexander Dunbar (of Boath) in records.
Alexander Dunbar married Anna Rose.

Child of Alexander Dunbar and Anna Rose

Sir Alexander Dunbar

(circa 1425 - 10 March 1497/98)
     Sir Alexander Dunbar was commonly known as Sir Alexander Dunbar of Westfield.
The Calendar of Fearn (p.108) prints Master Thomas' informaton: Sir Alexander Dunbar son of the fifth and last Earl of Dunbar, had at least six sons, inc Gavin bishop of Aberdeen, David of Durris and Pstrick, chancellorof Aberdeen. He was born illegitimate circa 1425 in Scotland. He was the only son of James 4th Earl of Moray. He was the son of James Dunbar 4th (7th) Earl of Moray and Isabel Innes (Dunbar). Alexander was hereditary Sheriff of Moray.
His half-sister Elizabeth, wife of Archibald Douglas obtained the Earldom but Alexander however, got from the crown a large estate, was knighted and created Heritable Sheriff of Moray. He had the lands of Conzie, Durrisk, Moyness, Tarrus, Carnausie, Clana, part of Fachabers and others and had several charters from James II. He obtained in 1450 from Archibald Douglas, Earl of Moray, a charter of the lands and barony of Westfield and other estates. He also received lands from his sister Janet, Countess of Moray.
Sir Alexander Dunbar married Isobel Sutherland, daughter of Alexander Sutherland 3rd baron Duffus and Morella Chisholm, on 6 August 1451 in the house of St Anthony's, Leith, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. His wife's seal on 12 June 1502 showed, on a shield two cushions, with a star in base. Her marriage settlement brought to Sir Alexander the lands at Clunnie and Clava..
     A contract for the marriage of Sir Alexander Dunbar and Isobel Sutherland was signed on 3 January 1451/52. Papal dispensation was granted 6 August.
Alexander Dunbar de Westfeild Knight cum consensus nobilis Dominae Janetae Comitissee Moravie Dominae de Frendraught mei Supperioris ... infests Isobell Sutherland his wife in Terras Suas de Conzie. Charter dated 17 Jan 1458 at Elgin wihich is confirmed in 1470.
The two eldest of Sir Alexander's 6 sons married Anne-Eupheme and Margaret, the two eldest daughters and co-heirs of Patrick Dunbar of Mochrum and founded the long lines of Westfield and Mochrum.
27 Feb 1488/9 Letters of reversion by Walter Innes of Auldquhate in favour of Alexander Dunbar of Vestfeld (Westfield), of lands of Auldquhate in lordship of Moray, sheriffdom of Elgin, redemption to take place in Elgin cathedral. Witnesses: James Douglas of Pettendreich, David Dunbar, John Dunbar, David Douglas, Mr Thomas Guthre and Mr William Duffous, notaries. Seal on tag.
     Sir Alexander Dunbar and David Dunbar were mentioned in a deed dated 27 October 1495 in Durris (Dores), Inverness-shire. Rex concessit David Dunbar et heredibus ejus - terras de Durris, Drumdurris, medietatem terrarum del Holme, Dalmegattye, litilbellicharnok, et Teirscherochane, vic. Inverness. :- quas Alex. Dunbar de Westfield, miles, resignavit.
     Alexander died on 10 March 1497/98 in Moray, Scotland. He was killed by Alexander Sutherland. He was buried in in the Dunbar aisle, Elgin Cathedral, Moray, Scotland. He is represented by a recumbent figure in armour, with armorial bearings on his breast. His children are listed as: 1 Sir James Dunbar of Cumnock, 2 Sir John Dunbar of Mochrume, 3 Alexander Dunbar of Kilboyack, 4 Gavine Dunbar, bishop of Aberdeen, 5 Jannet Dunbar, Lady Innercrugie, 6 David Dunbar of Durrhs, 7. Mr Patrick Dunbar, chancellor of Aberdeen,8. Leondard Dunbar, student in Parish, 9... who died young.
4 Aug 1498: A letter of gift made to Schir James of Crechtoun of Frendracht, knicht, of the lands of Cunze and Petwense, Corneowsis, Cluney and half of Ganrye, land in the sherrifdom of Aberdeen & Banff, being in our sov. lord hands by the decese of the late Sir Alexander Dunbar, q and quhill the lachfull entre of the richtwis are thairto, with al fermes, malis, proffitis, dewiteiz and dew service....

Children of Sir Alexander Dunbar and Isobel Sutherland

Sir Alexander Dunbar

(before 1286 - )
     Sir Alexander Dunbar was born before 1286. This may refer to his 'uncle' Alexander - needs further work. He was the son of Patrick (IV) Dunbar 8th Earl and Marjory Comyn.
There are other unimportant references to him, and he was alive on 26 June 1331, when his son Sir Patrick quit-claimed his rights in Swinwood to the monks of Coldingham. It is not known when he died.
His seal, still attached to one of the receipts for his fee, shows a lion rampant within a double tressure. Legend, 'S. ALEXANDRI FILII COMITIS DE DYNB.. The name of his wife is nowhere stated. Sir Alexander had issue, so far as is known, one son
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Child of Sir Alexander Dunbar

Sir Alexander Dunbar

(before 1510 - circa 1576)
     Alexander was nick-named (the Bold Sheriff).
Sir Alexander Dunbar married secondly Janet Leslie. She was daughter of John Leslie of Parkhill.
Sir Alexander Dunbar married Margaret Falconer. Forres Burgh Court record. Sir Alexander Dunbar was born before 1510 in Moray, Scotland. He was the son of Sir James Dunbar and Elizabeth Ogilvie.
At Edinburgh on 24 March 1537/8: Alexander Dumbar of Cumnock, land at Darkles in the lordhsip of Brody near Elgin & Forres, quas John Brody de Darkles & Helena Dunbar his spouse. Tenend, sd Alexander and heirs.
14 April 1542 at Stirling: King's confirmation charter Alexander Dunbar of Cumnock wherefore sold to his kinsman Patrick Dunbar & William Gaderer of Baithill his tutor ... lands of Darkles ... Tenend: said Patrick & heirs male; failing him, Alexander Dunbar natural son of the late James Dunbar in Suddie & heirs male, q.d. John Dunbar in Bennethfield, brother german of Alexander Prior de Pluscarden & heirs q.d. nearest male heir, lie armis. Test: James Dunbar of Tarbert, James Dunbar of Conze, Robert Dunbar of Durris, M. James Dunbar, rector of Cumnock, 4 Mar 1541, at Elgin.
Alexander Dunbar of Cumnock, sheriff principa of Elgin & Forres. The town of Elgin against Alexander Dunbar of Cumnock, original dated 1540 but copy dated 1677.
He was prosecuted by the Abbot of Kinloss for acrrying away 22 feather beds, a silver salver weighing 240 ounces, and other pieces of plate and furniture from the Abbey.
Alexander Cumming of Altyre, on 26 June 1550, lodged a complaint against the 'Bold Sheriff' for having on several occasions "cruellie set uou and invadit them for their slaughter".... This is probably the origin of the deadly feud which raged for generations between the Innes & Dunbars.
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Alexander Dunbar of Cumnock - Grand jury 31 Aug 1556. On 24 Nov 1554, A D of C, Patrick the young larid of Cumnock & 34 others put to the horn for the slaughter of James Cummyn in Dollacebrachty, son of Alexander Cumming of Altyre.
Sep 2 1556, A D of C, sheriff of Elgin & Forres, found James Dunbar of Tarbert cautioner for him under pain of 1000 merks to appear before the Queen at Aberdeen on 26 Sep inst
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Submission between Alexander Ross of Balnagown, with consent of Katherine McKennych, his spouse, John Innes of Innerbrakye [Inverbrecky], and Walter Innes, his son and apparent heir, on the one part, and James Dunbar of Eistor Tarbart [Easter Tarbat], with consent of Marjorie Ogylvye [Ogilvie], his spouse, on the other part, to arbitors (named) to define the marches of Eister and Wester Torbart. 16 Oct 1566.
     Alexander died circa 1576.
     His will was proved on 15 December 1582. Jacobus Dumbar de Cumnok, haeres Alexandri Dumbar de Cumnok militis, avi [grandfather], - in terris de Westfeild, (exceptis 6 acris). He's heir was Marjory Dunbar (Dunbar), Janet Dunbar (Dunbar) and Dorothy Dunbar on 1 May 1604.

Children of Sir Alexander Dunbar and Margaret Falconer

Children of Sir Alexander Dunbar and Janet Leslie

Sir Alexander Dunbar

(circa 1580? - 1603)
     Sir Alexander Dunbar was also known as (of Westfield & Tarbat) in records. He was born circa 1580? In Scotland. He was the son of James Dunbar.
     Alexander resided at Tarbat, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was served heir to James Dunbar on 3 March 1601 in Elgin, Moray, Scotland. Sir Alexander Dunbar was served heir to James Dunbar on 18 March 1601 in Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
     Alexander died in 1603 in Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland. The young chief of Dunbar died at Dunkeld in 1603 and was succeeded by his brother-in-law, Alexander, a minor who was left in charge of his uncle, Robert Dunbar of Burgy ...
He is possibly the Alexander Dunbar of Tarbert, Sheriffdom of Inverness, mentioned in Edinburgh probate documents dated 25 June 1609. He's heir was James Dunbar on 6 April 1604 in Ross & Cromarty. Sir Alexander Dunbar's heir was Dorothy Dunbar, Marjory Dunbar (Dunbar) and Janet Dunbar (Dunbar) on 1 May 1604 in Elgin, Moray. Sir Alexander Dunbar's heir was Dorothy Dunbar, Marjory Dunbar (Dunbar) and Janet Dunbar (Dunbar) on 1 May 1604 in Elgin, Moray. Sir Alexander Dunbar was served heir to Sir Patrick Dunbar on 28 December 1604. Sir Alexander Dunbar's heir was James Dunbar on 11 June 1605 in Elgin, Moray.
18 June 1605: Brieve of inquest by Alexander, Earl of Dumfermeling (Dunfermline), to Mark Dunbar, bailie of regality of Vrquhart (Urquhart), regarding deceased Alexander Dunbar of Westfeild, brother of Dorothy Dunbar. In dorso: Execution following thereon, 14 August 1605.
Brieve of inquest by Alexander, Earl of Dumfermeling (Dunfermline), regarding deceased Alexander Dunbar of Westfeild, brother of Janet Dunbar. In dorso: Execution thereof, dated 14 August 1605.
30 Aug 1605" Special retour in favour of Dorothy Dunbar as one of the sisters and heirs of deceased Alexander Dunbar of Westfeild, of salmon fishings on water of Innerspey in regality of Vrquhart (Urquhart). [Tags, seals gone]
. Sir Alexander Dunbar's heir was Marjory Dunbar (Dunbar) Precept of clare constat as in GD94/57 in favour of Marjory Dunbar as sister and one of the heirs of deceased Alexander Dunbar of Westfeild. [Tag, seal gone]. 1/3/1606 on 1 March 1606.
Instrument of sasine as in GD94/60 and GD94/61 in favour of Janet Dunbar, sister and heir portioner of deceased Alexander Dunbar of Westfeild. Registered in Secretary's Register of Elgin, Forres and Narne (Nairn), 6 June 1606, iii, 24. 14/5/1606.
Procuratory and resignation by Dorothy, Janet and Marjory Dunbar, sisters and heirs portioner of deceased Alexander Dunbar of Vestfeild, sheriff of Murraye, with consent of Alexander Dunbar, now of Vestfeild, sheriff of Murraye, spouse of said Dorothy, William Dunbar of Vilkhewin, spouse of said Janet, and Robert Dunber, apparent of Moynies, spouse of said Marjory, of salmon fishings on water of Innerspey in favour of Alexander, Earl of Drumfermeling (Dunfermline), Chancellor of Scotland. -27 Sep 1606.

Sir Alexander Dunbar

(between 1246 and 1256 - )
     Sir Alexander Dunbar was born between 1246 and 1256. He was the son of Patrick (III) Dunbar 7th Earl and Cecilia Fraser?
Sir Alexander, who is named as the third of the brothers in the compact of 1286 and elsewhere. He had a fee or grant of 20 merks sterling bestowed on him by King Alexander III which continued to be paid after the King's death, up to September 1289.
There are other unimportant references to him, and he was alive on 26 June 1331, when his son Sir Patrick quit-claimed his rights in Swinwood to the monks of Coldingham. It is not known when he died.
His seal, still attached to one of the receipts for his fee, shows a lion rampant within a double tressure. Legend, 'S. ALEXANDRI FILII COMITIS DE DYNB.. The name of his wife is nowhere stated. Sir Alexander had issue, so far as is known, one son
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Sir Alexander Dunbar 5th Bart of Northfield

(12 January 1742 - 20 December 1791)
     Sir Alexander Dunbar 5th Bart of Northfield was born on 12 January 1742. He was the son of Sir Archibald Dunbar 4th Bart of Northfield (de jure) and Helen Dunbar.
Sir Alexander Dunbar 5th Bart of Northfield married Margaret Arbuthnott on 21 April 1769. His daughter's marriage to James Coull of Ashgrove, MD was announced in the Bath Chronicle and Weeklt gazette, 1 March 1792..
     Alexander died on 20 December 1791 aged 49. He left issue. See Burke etc for continuation of this line.
     His will was proved on 2 April 1795 at Moray, Scotland. Sir Alexander Dunbar, of Northfield, baronet.

Children of Sir Alexander Dunbar 5th Bart of Northfield and Margaret Arbuthnott