George Stanser MacNair

(14 January 1867 - 26 June 1917)
     George Stanser MacNair was also known as George Barton MacNair in records. He was born on 14 January 1867 in Sandown, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. He was the son of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     George Stanser MacNair was listed in the 1871 census with George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in 18 Ashton Ter, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George McNair 35, coalmaster, born Shettleston, his wife Frances W McNair 37, born England; children Francis McNair 9, daughter born Glasgow; Emily McNair 8, Mary McNair 5, George McNair 4, born England, James McNair 2, Mildred McNair 1 month, born Glasgow; Clara T Wunschanana 23, grand daughter, born Russia (Russian subject), Helen Stanser 53 , ladies nurse, born Porteniol?, Perthshire, Catherine Smith 23 Helen N Grant 19 Kate Cope 18 servants .
     George Stanser MacNair appeared on the 1881 census in Bedford St, Greenock West, Renfrewshire, Scotland. George S McNair, 14, born England was a scholar at a boarding school.
     George Stanser MacNair appeared on the 1891 census in 499 Sauchichall St, Glasgow, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George S McNair, 24, born England, shipbroker was a lodger with the McPerson family.
     George Stanser MacNair married Annette de la Nauze Wiliamson on 19 April 1892 in St George's Chapel, Edinburgh, Scotland.
     Mr & Mrs John Priestman ... launched from their yard at Southwick a ... steamer, built to the order of Messrs Roed, McNair, and Co, of Glasgow, to trade o the China coast.....
     George died on 26 June 1917 in West New Brighton, Staten Island, New York, USA, aged 50. See Colonial Families of the United States America, Volume 7. George Norbury Mackenzie. (1912) for more on this family.
     Mcnair Genforum request from Maude Margaret McNair: George Barton Stanser McNair Born 14.1 1865 (66) Died NewYork - Long Island in 1916/17?. He studied at Oxford - Medicine, but worked with shipping.
Brother Leslie worked in Copenhagen perhaps at the Embassy late 1890 or early 1900. Family House are told to be Birch Bank, Skelmorlie near Glasgow.

Children of George Stanser MacNair and Annette de la Nauze Wiliamson

Hugh Noel de la Nauze MacNair

(6 June 1901 - )
     Hugh Noel de la Nauze MacNair was born on 6 June 1901 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of George Stanser MacNair and Annette de la Nauze Wiliamson.

Col James MacNair

(24 September 1787 - 15 April 1836)
     Col James MacNair was born on 24 September 1787 in Greenfield, Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the eldest son of James McNair Laird of Greenfield (Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland) and Margaret Barton (1756-1834). His father purchased the lands and manor house of Greenfield from Isabel Luke in 1759. James jr., had a brother Benjamin who practised as a physician in Glasgow and died 25 Jan 1844, having matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1801 (the date is probably not right). He had 7 sisters
His father purchased the lands and Manor House of Greenfield fron Isabel Luke in 1759. James, junior had a brother Benjamin who practised as a physician in Glasgow and died 25 Jan 1844, having matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1801 (the date is probably not right)..
     Col James MacNair served in the military as a Lt. Col. in the 73rd Highlanders in 1804. According to Moorson’s Historical Record of the 52nd Oxfordshire Light Infantry“ „Lt. Col. James McNair entered the 52nd in 1804, served in the expedition to Sweden in 1808 and afterwards in Portugal and Spain and was present during the retreat to and battle of Corunna. He afterwards served in the Peninsula with the 52nd in most of the battles and affairs until the assault of Badajoz, where he voluteered for the storming party and was severely wounded. He was promoted to the command of the 73rd regiment.“ The military records of James and James Stanser MCNAIR are available from Regimental H.Q., Royal Green Jackets, Slade Park, Headington, Oxfordshire, England.
     K.H. Ensign W. P.: 14.03.1805 vice Pitcairn deceased
Lieut W.P.: 30.06.1805
Captain W. P.:11.05.1812
Major P.:25.04.1822 vice C. Rowan retired
Lieutenant Colonel P. 73rd Highlanders 3.08.1830; exchanged to half pay 5.03.1835 (or 6th March)

Sicily: Jan 1808
Sweden: May 1808 to Aug 1808
Peninsula: Aug 1808 to Jan 1809 Corunna
Jul 1809 to Oct 1812 Busaco, Fuentes d’Onor, Salamanca, the Coa, Sabugal, Badajoz* volunteered for the storming party and severely wounded in the head. Awarded one year’s extra pay as a lieutenant
Low Countries: Apr 1815 to Nov 1814 under Lord Lynedoch
Ireland: At Queenstown from Jan 1815 to Apr 1815 on board troopship for America but did not proceed
Low Countries: Apr 1815 to 24 Nov 1818. Waterloo Medal; Army Occupation of France
Canada: Jun 1823 to Oct 1826 and temporarily in command of 52nd vice Sir John Maxwell Tylden
Malta: 1830 to 12 Apr 1834 when he was granted 9 months leave in England, which was extended

1st son of James Macnair, Laird of Greenfield, who purchased the lands and Manor House of Greenfield fron Isabel Luke in 1759. James, junior had a brother Benjamin who practised as a physician in Glasgow and died 25 Jan 1844, having matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1801 (the date is probably not right). He had 7 sisters.

Married 31 July 1824 at St. Mary’s, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Eleanor (Ellen) daughter of the Right Rev. Dr. Stanser, Lord Bishop of Nova Scotia, she died 8 June 1848. They had 4 sons and one daughter: their 1st son James Stanser, followed his father in the Regiment.

Died at Greenfield 15 April 1836.

He did not fight at Martinique for which he is sometimes shown as receiving the Gold Medal.

„I heard Macnair, in after days (i.e. 4 or 5 years after Badajoz where he was one of the stormers) speak of the difficulties of the breach and of the impossibility of breaking down the chevaux-de-frize amde of sword blades. He went 3 times to the top of the breach, and whilst attempting on the 3rd occasion, to break the sword blades he was severely wounded all along the top of his head, but whether it was by a musket shot or by the thrust of a bayonet or by a sword cut over the chevaux, he could never tell. I think his regimental cap could not be found the next morning; but there was several 52nd Officers‘ caps to be procured, whose former owners had been killed.“ Leeke, Vol. 2, page 350.
     Col James MacNair married Eleanor Stanser, daughter of Bishop Robert Stanser and Mary Aust, on 31 July 1824 in St Mary's, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. They may also be the parents of: Philip born 1824 Greenfield, Shettleston, and Eleanor born 1821 Greenfield. Col James MacNair and Eleanor MacNair and Hannah Stanser witnessed John Cooper Giles and Sarah Stewart Stanser's wedding on 15 August 1834 in All Saints, Fulham, London.
     James died on 15 April 1836 in Greenfield House, Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, aged 48.

Children of Col James MacNair and Eleanor Stanser

James Edward Parry Aust MacNair

(4 April 1895 - )
     James Edward Parry Aust MacNair was born on 4 April 1895 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of George Stanser MacNair and Annette de la Nauze Wiliamson.

James Herbert MacNair

(23 December 1868 - 22 April 1955)
     James Herbert MacNair was born on 23 December 1868 in Glasgow, Partick RD, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     James Herbert MacNair was listed in the 1871 census with George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in 18 Ashton Ter, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George McNair 35, coalmaster, born Shettleston, his wife Frances W McNair 37, born England; children Francis McNair 9, daughter born Glasgow; Emily McNair 8, Mary McNair 5, George McNair 4, born England, James McNair 2, Mildred McNair 1 month, born Glasgow; Clara T Wunschanana 23, grand daughter, born Russia (Russian subject), Helen Stanser 53 , ladies nurse, born Porteniol?, Perthshire, Catherine Smith 23 Helen N Grant 19 Kate Cope 18 servants . Frances, Caroline, Philip, Emily, Mary, James and Mildred were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
     James Herbert MacNair married Frances Eliza MacDonald on 14 June 1899 in Dumbartonshire. James and Frances were involved with Rennie Mackintosh and the Arts & Crafts Movement. James Herbert McNair, Architect, became a friend of John Keppie and C. Rennie Mackintosh; McNair became part of a circle of artists centred on Jessie Keppie, called ‘The Immortals’ which included his future wife, Frances Macdonald. In 1898 he had become engaged to Frances whose older sister Margaret became the wife of the famous Glasgow Artist and Architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928). In 1901 in Liverpool they became friends of Augustus John... after many sadly regressive events , he died at Inellan near Argyll, Scotland, on 22nd April 1955. See: Dictionary of Scottish Architects – DSA Biography Report (March 14, 2008).”.
     For further information see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_MacNair and http://www.victorianweb.org/victorian/art/design/macnair/bio.html.
     James died on 22 April 1955 in Argyllshire, Scotland, aged 86.

James Stanser MacNair

(6 June 1825 - 28 November 1882)
     James Stanser MacNair bore arms: crest: a demi-negro holding over his dexter shoulder a sugar cane, and in his sinister hand a bunch of tobacce leaves, all proper. Motto: labor vncit omnis (Labour conquers all things). He was born on 6 June 1825 in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. In the 1881 census, he stated that he was born in New Brunswick. He was the son of Col James MacNair and Eleanor Stanser.
     James Stanser MacNair served in the military in the same regiment as his father between 1843 and 1844. He was appointed ensign 21 July 1843, vice J M Hawkins, promoted. He resigned 28 June 1844. His address was Clarewood, Thornton Hall, Lanarkshire, according to his military records.
     In Robert Brymer Stanser's will dated 20 March 1844 in 'Woodbine Cottage', Regent's Park, Middlesex, James Stanser MacNair was named as heir; The beneficiaries were: Aunt Sarah Stanser of Bromley, Kent £300
Frances Robinson and Elizabeth Robinson, £200 each, children of widowed Aunt Maria Robinson, of Bromley.
Elizabeth Bowker of Bulwell, Notts £200
Henry Scarth, friend, a solicitor of Lyons Inn, Middx £200, Executor
Thomas Poynter of Karters Common, London £100, Executor
Martha Gillard servant £50
Elizabeth Bennett servant £50
Sarah Bennett servant £50, 2nd Codicil
James Stanser McNair nephew a ring
Robert Charles Robinson cousin a ring
J.J.Wrigley 19 Guineas for a ring a friend of Charlton Kings, nr Cheltenham, 2nd Codicil
Martha Loveday cook, one years wages, 2nd Codicil
Ann Read housemaid, one years wages, 2nd Codicil
Henry Scarth a ring
Thomas Poynter a ring
Residue of the estate divided into five equal parts :-
late sister Mary Anne Slade son-James Stanser Slade; daughter-Mary Elizabeth Slade
widowed sister Elizabeth Best
widowed sister Eleonor McNair widow of late Lieut. Col James McNair
a sister Sarah Stewart Giles wife of John Cooper Giles, Master in the Royal Navy
sister Hannah Slade wife of Septimus Cambell Moody Slade.
     James Stanser MacNair lived at 'Clarewood', Thornton Hall, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was listed as George Best MacNair's brother in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
     James died on 28 November 1882 in Avondale, Polmont, New Brunswick, aged 57. On the 28th inst, at Avondale, Polmont, N.B., James Stanser McNair of Greenfield.

Mary Christian MacNair

(1865 - )
     Mary Christian MacNair was born in 1865 in Glasgow, Partick RD, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     Mary Christian MacNair was listed in the 1871 census with George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in 18 Ashton Ter, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George McNair 35, coalmaster, born Shettleston, his wife Frances W McNair 37, born England; children Francis McNair 9, daughter born Glasgow; Emily McNair 8, Mary McNair 5, George McNair 4, born England, James McNair 2, Mildred McNair 1 month, born Glasgow; Clara T Wunschanana 23, grand daughter, born Russia (Russian subject), Helen Stanser 53 , ladies nurse, born Porteniol?, Perthshire, Catherine Smith 23 Helen N Grant 19 Kate Cope 18 servants . Frances, Caroline, Philip, Emily, Mary, James and Mildred were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Frances, Emily, Mary, Mildred, Philip and Caroline were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1891 census in 'Birchbank', Montgomery Tce, Largs, Argyllshire, Scotland.

Mildred Helen MacNair

(before April 1871 - )
     Mildred Helen MacNair was born before April 1871 in Glasgow, Partick RD, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     Mildred Helen MacNair was listed in the 1871 census with George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in 18 Ashton Ter, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George McNair 35, coalmaster, born Shettleston, his wife Frances W McNair 37, born England; children Francis McNair 9, daughter born Glasgow; Emily McNair 8, Mary McNair 5, George McNair 4, born England, James McNair 2, Mildred McNair 1 month, born Glasgow; Clara T Wunschanana 23, grand daughter, born Russia (Russian subject), Helen Stanser 53 , ladies nurse, born Porteniol?, Perthshire, Catherine Smith 23 Helen N Grant 19 Kate Cope 18 servants . Frances, Caroline, Philip, Emily, Mary, James and Mildred were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Frances, Emily, Mary, Mildred, Philip and Caroline were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1891 census in 'Birchbank', Montgomery Tce, Largs, Argyllshire, Scotland.
     Mildred Helen MacNair married F Dixon in 1898 in London, England.

Children of Mildred Helen MacNair and F Dixon

Philip Barton MacNair

(10 October 1828 - circa 1848)
     Philip Barton MacNair was born on 10 October 1828 in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of Col James MacNair and Eleanor Stanser.
     Philip died circa 1848.

Philip Lionel Hope MacNair

(1872 - )
     Philip Lionel Hope MacNair was born in 1872 in Largs, Skelmorlie, Ayrshire, Scotland. He was the son of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon. Frances, Caroline, Philip, Emily, Mary, James and Mildred were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Frances, Emily, Mary, Mildred, Philip and Caroline were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1891 census in 'Birchbank', Montgomery Tce, Largs, Argyllshire, Scotland.

Robert Stanser MacNair

(5 March 1827 - )
     Robert Stanser MacNair was born on 5 March 1827 in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of Col James MacNair and Eleanor Stanser.
     Robert Stanser MacNair was recorded on the 1851 census in 31 Windsor Tce, St Luke, London, Finchley, Middlesex, England. Robert McNair, 25, compositor born Scotland, was a visitor with the Fox family.
     Robert Stanser MacNair married Charlotte Helen Dixon on 8 August 1855 in Hunmbledon, Yorkshire. Robert McNair, aged 28, bachelor, gentleman, of Craig End, Glasgow, son of James Mcnair, Lt Colonerl, 73rd Regit to, Charlotte Helen Dixon, aged 27, spinster, gentlewoman, of Elsternwick in this parish, daughter of Isaac Dixon, Cler, vicar of Garton. The married by licence and witnesses were E M Mcnair....Rochette, Frances Dixon, Ellen Ward, Jane A Jedis?, Harold G? Dufour..
     Robert Stanser MacNair was employed was an advocate, Scotland.

Children of Robert Stanser MacNair and Charlotte Helen Dixon

Robert Stanser MacNair

(1 August 1856 - circa 1937)
     Robert Stanser MacNair was born on 1 August 1856 in Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of Robert Stanser MacNair and Charlotte Helen Dixon.
     Robert Stanser MacNair [and WO] appeared on the 1861 census in the household of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in Milncroft Rd, Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland; Geo Best McNair 25, fund owner of coal pits, born Barony parish; his wife Frances D McNair 27, born England, Robert S McNair 4, Charlotte H McNair 3, both born Shettleston.
     Robert was educated at Uppingham school, Rutland.
     Robert matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, on 25 May 1875.
     Robert Stanser MacNair married Edith Edmondstone Edmonstone-Montgomerie on 9 April 1885 in St Jude's, Kensington South, London.
     Robert died circa 1937.

Children of Robert Stanser MacNair and Edith Edmondstone Edmonstone-Montgomerie

Robert Stanser MacNair

(1856 - )
     Robert Stanser MacNair was born in 1856 in Shettleston, Lanarkshire. He was the son of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     Robert matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge, before 1879.

Stanser MacNair

(circa 1894 - )
     Stanser MacNair was born circa 1894 in USA?. His parentage is only a guess. He was the son of Robert Stanser MacNair and Edith Edmondstone Edmonstone-Montgomerie.
     Stanser MacNair was on the passenger list of the "S S Media" dated 5 June 1954 from New York, USA. Stanser & Arlouine McNair, both aged 60, landed at Liverpool as alien passengers.

Florence May MacNamara

(1 March 1898 - )
     Florence May MacNamara was born on 1 March 1898 in Kapunda, South Australia. She was the daughter of Richard MacNamara and Honora Teresa Colbert.

Kilian Gregory MacNamara

Margaret Agnes MacNamara

(6 November 1892 - )
     Margaret Agnes MacNamara was born on 6 November 1892 in Kapunda, South Australia. She was the daughter of Richard MacNamara and Honora Teresa Colbert.

Richard MacNamara

(circa 1848 - )
     Richard MacNamara was born circa 1848.
     Richard MacNamara married Honora Teresa Colbert, daughter of Thomas Colbert and Honora Curren, on 12 November 1881 in St Rose, Kapunda, South Australia.

Children of Richard MacNamara and Honora Teresa Colbert

Rose Ann MacNamara

(5 July 1895 - )
     Rose Ann MacNamara was born on 5 July 1895 in Kapunda, South Australia. She was the daughter of Richard MacNamara and Honora Teresa Colbert.

Elizabeth Macollin

( - before 15 December 1777)
     Elizabeth Macollin married Campbell Ashby, son of John Ashby and Frances M Campbell, on 5 January 1745/46 in St John, Barbados.
     Elizabeth died before 15 December 1777 in St John, Barbados. She was buried on 15 December 1777 in St John.

Donald MacPherson alias Dowl

(circa 1744 - )
     Donald MacPherson alias Dowl was born circa 1744 in Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of Donald Dow MacPherson.
     Donald MacPherson alias Dowl married Janet Stuart on 26 February 1765 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. Donald McPherson als Dowl, in the Glen, & Janet Stuart.

Grisel MacPherson alias Gould

(before 29 January 1766 - )
     Grisel MacPherson alias Gould was born before 29 January 1766 in Ruthven, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was christened on 29 January 1766 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. Grisel, daughter to Robert McPherson alias Gould in Ruthven & Ann Morrison his spouse. He was the son of Robert MacPherson als Gould and Ann Morrison.

Christian MacPherson als Doul

(1783 - )
     Christian MacPherson als Doul was born in 1783 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of Lachlan MacPherson als Doul (of Belnakyle) and Janet Stuart.

James MacPherson als Doul

     James MacPherson als Doul was born in Davoch of Drum, Knockanchory, Inverness-shire, Scotland. He was the son of Lachlan MacPherson als Doul (of Belnakyle) and Janet Stuart.

John MacPherson als Doul

(say 1765 - )
     John MacPherson als Doul was born say 1765 in Davoch of Drum, Knockanchory, Inverness-shire, Scotland. He was the son of Lachlan MacPherson als Doul (of Belnakyle) and Janet Stuart.

Lachlan MacPherson als Doul (of Belnakyle)

(before 1740 - 10 April 1795)
     Lachlan MacPherson als Doul (of Belnakyle) was born before 1740 in Banffshire. His parentage assumed, but unlikely. He was the son of Donald Dow MacPherson.
     Lachlan MacPherson als Doul (of Belnakyle) married Janet Stuart.
Lachlan MacPherson als Doul (of Belnakyle) was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, between 1773 and 1778, for property. 1773 Rental of the Davoch of Tamentoul & Achriachan & Mill thereof lately possessed by Will. Gordon of Glenbucket... Tenants names Lach McPherson alias Doul, Belnakyle, Money rent £3/6/8, stipend 7/8. 1777 ditto, Lauchland McPherson for Belnakyle, no lease, £4/6/4.
Lachlan MacPherson als Doul (of Belnakyle) was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, in 1781, for property. 1781 Davoch of Achriachan, Belnakyle, Lauch McPherson £4/6/4. 1785 ditto, Balnakyle, no lease, Lach. Mcpherson.
     Lachlan died on 10 April 1795 in Stronorn, Kirkmichael, Banffshire.
Lachlan MacPherson als Doul (of Belnakyle) was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, from 1802 to 1809, for property. 1802 Bellnakyle, Lach Mcpherson £4/6/6 rent.
1809 Bellnakyle, Lachlan Dow McPherson £8; also at Tamentoul, old feus no. 12 James Dow McPherson (possibly crossed out & Cameron inserted).

Child of Lachlan MacPherson als Doul (of Belnakyle) and Janet Riach

Children of Lachlan MacPherson als Doul (of Belnakyle) and Janet Stuart

son MacPherson als Dowl

(12 April 1753 - )
     Son MacPherson als Dowl was christened on 12 April 1753 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of William MacPherson als Dowl and Ann Cameron.

William MacPherson als Dowl

(circa 1732 - )
     William MacPherson als Dowl was born circa 1732 in Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of Donald Dow MacPherson. William was present at son MacPherson als Dowl's christening on 12 April 1753 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland.

Child of William MacPherson als Dowl and Ann Cameron

Robert MacPherson als Gould

(before 1737 - )
     Robert McPherson was tenant at Belneden & Ellick from 1764 until 1785. From 1790 George McPherson appears to have the same land. Robert MacPherson als Gould was born before 1737 in Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of unlinked early MacPherson.
Robert MacPherson als Gould was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, in 1748, for property in Fodderletter, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. 1748(+?) Fodderlatter - Thomas Gordon - Robert Mcpherson for 3 oxgates £40, and a piece of new ground £10, 6 lib. butter, a reek hen a dozen eggs, services casts peats 6 days, of one hand & to lead & stack the same according to the boundlling sett down by him. John Mcpherson pays a third of the former Robert Mcphersons rent to himself and 2 lib butter to Fodderlatter. Also James & William Mcpherson there.
     Robert MacPherson als Gould married Ann Morrison before 1757.
Robert MacPherson als Gould was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, in 1764, for property in Balneden, Kirkmichael. 1764 rental of Strathavon - Possession - Belniden. Possessors name - Robt Mcpherson, Scots money £133/6/8, Sterl £11/2/2.
Robert MacPherson als Gould was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, in 1766, for property in Kirkmichael. 1766 rental of Strathavon: E & Wester Belniedens Robt Mcpherson Sterl £11/2/2. 1767 " E & W Belniedens Robt McPherson £11/2/2; Eleck Robt McPherson £20.
     Robert MacPherson als Gould married Margaret MacEwan circa 1766.
Robert MacPherson als Gould was listed on the rent roll of the Glenlivet Estate, in 1770, for property in Ellick & Belnedans, Kirkmichael. 1770 Rental book Glenlivet Estate Office - Elick, Robert MacPherson £20. - Belnidens E & Wester Robt etc. MacPhersons. Both entries - commencement of leases Whit 1765, expiry Whit 1784.
Robert MacPherson als Gould was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, between 1778 and 1781, for property in Kirkmichael. 1778 & 1781 Elick £20/14/1, E & W Bellneedin £12/1/2.
Robert MacPherson als Gould was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, in 1785, for property in Kirkmichael. 1785 Ellick & Belneedens, 19 year lease from Whit. 1784; Grassums £33, teneant: Robert McP, money 156 £30; 1 wedder (1.p 267-7).

Children of Robert MacPherson als Gould and Ann Morrison

Child of Robert MacPherson als Gould and Margaret MacEwan

Col John Cosmo MacPherson Farquharson

(18 March 1839 - 3 July 1905)
     Col John Cosmo MacPherson Farquharson was born on 18 March 1839 in Tomintoul, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was the son of Rev Charles MacPherson and Mary Farquharson. Col John Cosmo MacPherson Farquharson was christened on 9 May 1839 in Tomintoul.
     He served in the Ordnance Department. He became Col. Sir John Farquharson KCB in 1871. Director General of the Ordnance Survey (1887-1894).
He was unmarried, Aberdeen University records show he attended Marischal College 1854-58 and was awarded silver pen, became Colonel ( RE ), CB 1890 later KCB, he changed his surname becoming Col John Cosmo Farquharson of Corrachree, Director General of the Ordnance Survey 1894-99.
     John died on 3 July 1905 aged 66. He was of Corrachree, Tarland.