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BEGISTER OP BURIALS
IN

THE

CHAPEL ROYAL OR ABBEY OF
H0LYK00DH0ESE
1706-1900

Reprinted from

The

Scottish Antiquary.

ef? mzr-n
EDINBURGH
PRINTED FOR THE SOCIETY
BY

LORIMER & GILLIES,
1

31

ST.

ANDREW SQUARE

900

U,

It

INDEX.
PAGE

PAGE
Dalrymple,
,,

Agnew,
Airlie,

Sir James, of
of,

Lochnaw,

11

Dame
Lady

James, Earl

10

Elizabeth, Luss,
. .

.

18
11

Allardyce, George, of that Ilk, Alvanly, Ann, Baroness,
.

11 29 23 Anstruther, Captain David, Euphemia (Inverkeithing), 19
, ,

De

Burgi, Brigadier, Douglas, Lady Isabella,
,,

10 29
of,

Mary, Marchioness
Elizabeth,
,,

Drummond, Mrs.
Lord

11 21
of

Lady Helen,
John, of Ardett, Lord, Mrs., of Anstruther,
. .

4

John
.

(Duke
.

28
4,

,,'

Perth),
,,

.15
9
.

,,
,,

...

5 5 9

Mary, Countess of Marischall,
. .
.

28

Auchmouty,

Sir Alex., of Gosford,

Dunbar, Mary,

....16
. .

Ayton, William,

Dunmore, Earl

of,

.

5 6

Balgowan, Lady,

.

Bargeny, John, Lord, Bellenden, John, Lord, Blair, Lady, William, of that Ilk, „ Borthwick, Colonel John, ,, Margaret Sinclair, Samuel John, ,, Bothwell, Hon. Ann,
.

14 12
4 6 9

Elcho, David, Lord,
Elphinston, Lord, Errol, Isabella, Countess
.

...
.
.

....
.
.

of,
.

.

.

15 27
24 31

Erskine, Hon. Augusta, ,, Lady Charlotte,
, ,

28 28 28 16
17 16 17

James, of Mar,

....20
.

.

.

.

Fairley, Elizabeth, Lady Reay, Ferguson, Sir James, Lord Kilkerran,
.

Hon. Eleanora, ,, Buchan, Henry David, Earl Countess of, ,,
Burlie,

,,
,,

Jean,

....
. .

John

(Kilkerran),

.

of,

Lady Margaret,
31 31 31 31 31 31 31

Captain Richard, Forbes, Lady, William, Lord, „
,,

.

Fraser,

Caithness, Alexander, Earl of, „ George P. A., Earl of, James, Earl of, ,, Frances, Countess of, ,,
,,
,,

Hon. Henrietta, Hon. Mary,

... ... ...
of,
.

25 16 27 14 30 18
9

29 27
8

Glasgow, Jean, Countess
Gordon,
,

.

Jane, Countess of, Louisa Georgina,

,,

Countess of, Marie, Countess

of,

Campbell, Edward H. C. (Shawfield), ,, Magdalen, Lady Blair,

26
9

Alexander, of 21 Auchintool, 22 Lady Jean, 10 Louisa (Lady Scotstarvet), ,, Sir William, of Gordonstown, 23 ,, 8 Graham, Mrs. Hendrieta, 8, 9 James, of Airth, ,,
Lieut, -Gen.
. .

...
.

.

,

.

Hon. Mrs., Lochnell, ,, Cardross, Elizabeth, Lady, Carnegie, James, of Phinhaven,
John, Carr, John, of Byhope, „ Sir William, of Etal, Cassillis, Ann, Countess of, Susan, Countess of, ,,

.

29

,,

John

(Airth),
de,

,,

Mrs. John,

9 4

Gramont, Duchesse
28 27 22 16
7

20
.

Grant, Sir Alexander, of Grant, Sir Ludovic, of Grant, ,,
,,

Mary,

....
Basil,
.

7 7

19 16 24

Cathcart, Allan,
,,

...
.

Hamilton, Lord
,,

Charles,

John,

7

Clanranald, Lady, Clavering, Hon. Elizabeth, Cochran, Lady Catherine, ,, Lady Chariot, Lieutenant-Colonel Garion ,,
. , ,

14 24 17 12 20

Sir

Thomas,
.
.

28
5

Cockburn, Miss Anna, Craw, John, W.S. CrawTord, Captain Bazil,
,,
,,

.

,, ,,

Katherine, his daughter, Mrs. Captain, David, Elizabeth, Countess of,
.

28 19 21 13
11 5
5

Mr
Curtis, Captain,

19 27 Colonel James, 10 ,, Lady Margaret, 16 Lady Mary, Baldoon, Sir William, of Whitelaw, 14 ,, 14 ,18 William, of Bangour, ,, 22 Hay, Sir Alexander, Bart. 15 David, of Leys, 30 Elizabeth Dalrymple (Park), ,, 29 Francis Ringler (Kinnoull), ,, 27 Harriet (Mountblairy), ,, Henrietta, Elizabeth (Kinnoull), 29 ,, 29 Henrietta Marion (do.) ,, 10 Isobel (Linplum), ,, 10 Jean (do.) ,,
,,

Lady Eleanora,

, ,

.

,

,

, ,

.

.

.

Cuthbert, Mary, ,, Captain Robert,
Daei:, William, Lord,

30 19 20
13

Hon. Thomas, William (Kinnoull), Houston, Lady Ann,
,, ,, ,, ,,

5

Charles, Jean, Lady Grant,

....
.

29 12
5,

9

10

Index.

Houston, Mary,

.

.

.

Hume,

T.

C

Mrs. Hutchison, Jean, Countess of Ruglen,

...

.12 30 .15
10

PAGE
Ogilvie, Lady Ann,

Jamieson, Major,

Kerr, Lady Mary,
Kiniiaird, Lord,

Leigh, Hon. Frances (Lady Caithness), 31
Leslie, Earnest, of
,, ,,

Lergonier, Colonel,

Buchan,

Hon. Elizabeth, Mary, Hon. Philip,

Lindley, Charlotte, Lindores, John, Lord, Lindsay, Dame Amelia (Evelick), Livingston, Edroond, ,, Lady Henrietta, Lowes, Thomas, of Ridley Hall,
.

... ... .... ... ...
. . . . . .

....

13 12 15 12 22 28
4

17 28 12 28

Caroline A. Charles (Clanranald), John, of Glengarry, ,, Ranald G., of Clanranald, ,, M'Intosh, Captain William, Mackay, Hon. Jean, Mackenzie, Lady Ann,

Macdonald, Lady
,,

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.17 .11
8,

29 15 15 29 12

,, ,,

,,

Dame

Euphemia (Seaforth), 28 Isobell, Lady Sea-

forth,

....
. . .

6

Lady Mary, Mrs ,, Maitland, Lady Jean, Manners, Lady Frances, Maule, James (Kellie),
,,
.

Hon. John, Maxwell, Sir George, of Orchardtown, Mercer, Dame Helen Lady Aldie,
. .
.

... ....18
.
.

13 13 13, 16 22
9

8 8

,, ,,

Mrs. Jean, of Aldie,

Mary,
.

Colonel Richard, ,, Mitchell, James H., of Eatleigh, Moncreiffe, David Stewart, of Moredun, Mrs. Margaret, ,, Montgomery, Lady Frances, ,, Lady Margaret, Morton, James, Earl of, Robert, Earl of,
.

.26
. .

14 13

.

.

28 21 21 24
8 6

.

.

...
. .
. .

10

Murray,
,,
,, ,, ,,

of Balmarino, 21 Sir Alexander, of Blackbarony, 13
, .

Charlotte,

Lord Edward, Lady Edward,

.....12
28
. .
. .

.13
. .

„ „
,,
,,

Dame

Lady

Elizabeth,

,,
,,
,,

Helen, Jean (Stormont), John (Dunmore), John, of Philiphaugh, Rev. and Hon. John,

...
.
. . .

.

Lady Margaret,
Hon. Nicolas,

...
. . .

.


,,

Mrs. Margaret (Philiphaugh),

.18
.

28 5 15 13 19 28 20 27 14 13

(Philiphaugh), Myrtille (Murkle), Lord,

Thomas

Nairne, William, Lord, Newark, Anna, Lady,
,, ,,

... ... ...
.

29
6 6

Elizabeth, Lady,

.

William, Lord,

.

.

.17

LIST OF

MEMBERS

OF THE

SCOTTISH RECORD SOCIETY,
31st

DECEMBER

1900.

Albyn Place, Aberdeen. The Eight Honourable Lord, of Hackney, Didlington Amberst,
Allan, George, 33
Hall, Brandon, Norfolk.

Anderson, John Norrie,

Solicitor,

Stornoway.

Arnot, James, 57 Leamington Terrace, Edinburgh.

Newton Don, Kelso. Bannerman, W. Bruce, The Lindens, Sydenham Eoad, Croydon.
Balfour, 0. B., Esq. of
Barr, Henry, 45
Bell,

W. George

Street,

Glasgow.

James

T.,

Northcote, Dowanhill Gardens, Glasgow.

Beveridge, Erskine, St. Leonard's Hill, Dunfermline.
Bilsland, William, 28

Park

Circus, Glasgow.

Bonar, Horatius, W.S., 3 St. Margaret's Eoad, Edinburgh.
Boyle, Colonel the Honourable E. E., 6

Sumner Terrace, London, S.W.

Bruce, John, Inverallan, Helensburgh. Bryce, Peter E., 22 York Place, Edinburgh.

Moir, 22 York Place, Edinburgh. Buchanan, A. W. Gray, Parkhill, Polmont.
Bryce,

W.

Burke, H. Farnham, Somerset Herald, Herald's College, London, E.C. Campbell, J. H. Mayne, Carbrook, Toronto, Canada.
Christie,

W.

C. B.,

Younger

of Becllay, Chryston, Lanarkshire.

196 Ferry Eoad, Edinburgh. Captain G. F. E., of Gartsherrie, Coatbridge. Craw, James Hewat, West Foulden, Berwick-on-Tweed.
Clark,
J. T.,

Colt,

Crisp, F. A., Grovepark,

Denmark

Hill,

London, S.E.

John J., Brankston Grange, Bogside, Stirling. Dalrymple, The Honourable Hew H., Oxenfoord Castle, Dalkeith.
Dalgleish,

Davidson, Hugh, Braedale, Lanark. Ferguson, J., Writer, Duns.
Fleming, D. Hay, 16 Greyfriars Gardens, St. Andrews. Fraser-Mackintosh, Charles, 18 Pont Street, London, S.W.
Goudie, Robert, County Buildings, Ayr. Grant, Rev. A. T., The Red House, Wemyss Castle, Fife.
Grant, Francis

Green, Charles

W.S., Rothesay Herald, Lyon Office, Edinburgh. E., 18 St. Giles Street, Edinburgh.
J.,

Gregory, P. S., 1 Hooper, Rev. R.

New
P.,

Square, Lincoln's Inn, Londqn. 31 Cambridge Road, Brighton.

Hunter, Colonel Charles, Plas Coch, Llanfairpwll, Anglesey. Hutcheson, A., Herschel House, Broughty- Ferry. Johnston, George Harvey, 22 Garscube Terrace, Edinburgh.

Lamont, J. K., Bute Pursuivant, Bumbank, Stonehouse, Lanarkshire.
Lamont, Norman, Younger
of

Knockdow, Toward, Argyllshire.

Lang, James, 9 Crown Gardens, Dowanhill, Glasgow. Lindsay, William Alexander, Q.C., Windsor Herald, College of Arms, London, E.C.

M'Bain,

J. M.,

Banker, Arbroath.

MacBrayne, David, Auchentiel, Helensburgh. MacDonald, Kenneth, Town House, Inverness.

MacDonald, W. R., Carrick Pursuivant, Neidpath, Wester Coates Avenue, Edinburgh.
MacDougall,
J.

Patten, Advocate, 39 Heriot

Row, Edinburgh.

MacGregor, John, W.S., Edinburgh. MacKenzie, Thomas, Dailuaine House, Carron, Strathspey. MacLagan, Dr. R. C, 5 Coates Crescent, Edinburgh.

MacLeod, John, 18 Bruntsfield Avenue, Edinburgh. MacLeod, Rev. Walter, 112 Thirlestane Road, Edinburgh. Macphail, J. R. 1ST., Advocate, 87 Great King Street, Edinburgh.

Maddan, William, Banker, Berwick-on-Tweed. Manson, William, 22 York Place, Edinburgh.
Matthews, John, Mechlin Mansions, Brook Green, London. Millar, A. H., Dundee Advertiser Office, Dundee.

W.

Murdoch, James Barclay,

Mearns, Renfrewshire. Murray, Colonel John, 15 Eaton Square, London, S.W. Murray, Keith W., 37 Cheniston Gardens, Kensington, London,

of Capelrig,

W.

Mcolson, A. Badenach, W.S., 12

Dee

Street, Aberdeen.

3
Ogilvy, Sir Eeginald H. A., Bart., Baldovan House, Dundee.

Paton, Henry, Myrtle Terrace, Edinburgh.
Paul, George M., W.S., 16 St.
Paul,
Sir
J.

Andrew

Square, Edinburgh.

Balfour,

Lyon

King-at-Arms,

30

Heriot

Eow,

Edinburgh.
Phillimore,

W.

P.

W., 124 Chancery Lane, London.

Eobson, William, 5 Gillsland Eoad, Edinburgh. Eomanes, Charles S., C.A., Ardenlea, Cluny Gardens, Edinburgh. Eosebery, The Eight Honourable the Earl of, 38 Berkeley Square,

London,
Eoss,

W.

Shearer,

Andrew, S.S.C., Marchmont Herald, Edinburgh. John Elliot, 6 King Street, Stirling.

Skinner

& Company,

J.,

2 N. St.

Andrew

Street,

Edinburgh.

Smith, Andrew, Broompark, Lanark. Smith, Eev. G. Mure, 6 Clarendon Place, Stirling.

Smith, Eobert, 9

Ward

Eoad, Dundee.

Smythe, David M., Methven Castle, Perth.
Spreule, G. H., Mansfield, Eeigate, Surrey.

Stevenson,
Stirling, J.

J. H.,

Advocate, 9 Oxford Terrace, Edinburgh.
of Pollok.

M. Monies, Gogar, Stirling. Stirling-Maxwell, Sir John Maxwell, Bart.,
Thomson,
J.

Thomson, John, Brackenhill, Murtle, Deeside.
Maitland, Advocate, 3 Grosvenor Gardens, Edinburgh. Tods, Murray, & Jamieson, W.S., 66 Queen Street, Edinburgh.
Tod, Henry, W.S., 45 Castle Street, Edinburgh. Tweeddale, The Eight Honourable the Marquis

of,

Yester,

Haddington.

Wedderburn, Alexander,

Q.C.,

47 Cadogan Place, London.

Welsh, John, S.S.C., 22 Castle Street, Edinburgh. Wilson-Barkworth, A. B., Kirk Ella House, near Hull.

Wood, W.

A., C.A., 11

Clarendon Crescent, Edinburgh.

Wordie, John, 42 Montgomerie Drive, Glasgow.

LIBRARIES,
Advocates' Library, Edinburgh.

&c. &c.

of, Edinburgh. Bodleian Library, Oxford, per E. W. B. Nicolson.

Antiquaries, Society

British

Museum, London, W.C.
Library, Dundee.

Dundee Free

Edinburgh Public Library, Edinburgh.
Glasgow Archaeological Society, per Guildhall Library, London.
J.

D. Duncan, Glasgow.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A., per B. F. Stevens & Brown, 4 Trafalgar Square,

W.C.
Inverness Public Library, Town Chamberlain.

Town

Hall, Inverness, per E. Paterson,

New

Mitchell Library, Glasgow, per the City Chamberlain. England Historic Genealogical Society, per B. B. Torrey, Treasurer, 18 Somerset Street, Boston, Mass.

New Spalding Club, per C. & P. H. Chalmers, New York State Library, per G. E. Stechert,
London, W.C. Procurators, Faculty of, 62
Street,
St.

Aberdeen.
2 Star Yard, Carey

George's Place, Glasgow. Eegister House, Eecord Eoom, per Menzies & Company, Edin-

burgh (two
Eegister House,

copies).

Lyon

Office,

per

do.

do.

Eegister House, Historical Department, per do.
S.S.C. Library,

do.

Edinburgh. W.S. Library, Edinburgh. Wisconsin State Library, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A., per H. Sothern & Co., 140 Strand, London, W.C.

BURIALS IN THE ABBEY OF HOLYROODHOUSE.

rpHE -*-

Registers of Burials in the church and churchyard of Holyrood begin with a single detached page the record

of the years 1565-68.

After a blank they begin again in 1612, and continue, for a time in duplicate even, till 1675. These Registers are in the Register House. In 1672 the " Privy Council at his Majesty's desire discharged the use of
"

the church as a parish church But it was (Scott Fasti). not till 1691 that a new parish church (the Canongate Church) was founded, and only about the same time that a

new burial-ground for the parish was provided. Holyrood Church had been designed by the king in 1672 to be used as a Chapel Royal exclusively, but it continued to be a place of burial for members of the nobility, and for distinguished

who died in Edinburgh. The date when the separate Register of these burials The original register of them begins is 17th January, 1706.
strangers

not being a parish register, is at Holyrood House. A certified copy from of the last-mentioned date till 28th August, 1854, is preserved in the custody of the Registrar of the Canongate
District.

Prefixed to

it

are

some extracts from

Sir

James

Balfour's historical works, narrating previous burials in the Another copy, which belonged to the late Sir Abbey, &c.

William Fraser,

is

in

the

Lyon

Office.

It is

from

this latter
;

the copy that the first part of the following print is made remainder is from that in the hands of the District Registrar.

We

are indebted to Mr. F. J. Grant, Rothesay Herald, for the transcript from which the print is now made.

Holyrood Burial Register.

The Register
17th January, 1706.
the

— 1706-1854.
in

— John Lord Lindores was interred
at the

Abby Kirk of Holyroodhouse, lying on the south side in the east end, betwixt the two eastmost pillars opposite to the
of Roxburgh's Isle, and his head lyes
foot

Duke

of

monument. Bishop 2nd November, 1706. John Lord Bellan den was interred
Bothwell's

Adam

in the

Abby Kirk

of Holyroodhouse, in the

burgh's Isle, in the east end of the Church, thereof foresaid day. Mr. John Carnegie,

Duke of Roxand south side
buried
in

the

foresaid place, on the south side of the foresaid place. 27th March, 1707. Mr. James Carnagie, of Phinhaven,

was buried

in the

Abby Church

of

Holyroodhouse, lying

betwixt the second and third

pillars, in the west end, to the

north side, opposite to the third window, on the north side. 12th August, 1707. Dam Katherin Warden, buried in

the

Abby Church

and

of Holyroodhouse, lying betwixt the third fourth pillars, on the south side (opposite), in the east

end, opposite to the fourth 13th December, 1707.

—Madam Graham, spouse

window from the

east.

to

John

Graham, General Post Master, was buried in the Abby Church of Holyroodhouse, and lyes betwixt the two south west pillars, in the west end, and north side of the two
pillars.

22nd
in the

April, 1708. Lady Helen Anstruther was buryed of Holyroodhouse, lying in the west end, Abbay
to

opposite

betwixt the whole
pillar
pillar.

westmost door, in the body of the Kirk, pillar, towards the south side, and the half the same, her feet lying towards the whole foregainst
the

Upon

the said

Lady Helen's

left

side lyes interred

my

Lord Anstruther, conform to the foresaid directions. 23rd December, 1708. Bishop Paterson, Bishop of Edin-

Holyrood Burial

Register.

5

burgh was buried in the Church of Holyroodhouse, and lyes on the north side, in the east end, foregainst the third win-

dow

of the said north side, his feet lyes at the foot of Bishop

Wishart's

monument

there.

4th January, 1709. Mr. Thomas Hay, son to the Earle of Arroll, was buried in the Abby Church of Holyroodhouse,
lyeing at the Duk of Roxburgh's Isle door, betwixt the two eastmost pillars, at the south-side, betwixt the said Earle of
lyes interred. Mr. Charles Houston was buried in the above place, south side, where the forenamed Mr. Thomas Hay was interred.

Roxburgh's Isle, and the said Mr. Thomas

my Lord
Hay

Lindores' place of burial, where

12th May, 1710. The Earl of Dunmore was buried in the above place (namely where Dame Katherine Warden was
buried) on the right side of the foresaid

Dam

Katherine

Warden.
3rd February, 1711.
side

— Upon

the said

Lady

Helen's left

(namely Lady Helen Anstruther's), lyes interred Lord Anstruther, conform to the foresaid directions.
26th February, 1711.

my

— Elizabeth, Countess

of Crawford,

was buried

Abbay Church of Holyroodhouse, on the north side of the church, and east end, betwixt the eastmost whole pillar and half pillar thereof, to the south side of the
in the

foresaid pillars.

16th July, 1711. Sir George Weir, of Blackwood, his Lady was buried in the Abby Church of Holyroodhouse, and
lyes opposite to the Duk of Hamilton's Monument, lying next to the Lady Denairn, upon the north side of the foresaid

Countess of Crawford.
10th August, 1711.

— Mrs.

Anna Cockburn, spouse

to

Mr.

Crawford, Secretary to the Dutchess of Hamilton, was buried in the Abbay Church of Holyroodhouse, and lyes betwixt the

two westmost pillars, on the north side opposite to the north kirk door, on the south side of the foresaid two pillars. 22nd November, 1711. Dam Helen Murray, spouse to Sir Alexander Auchmouty, of Gosfoord, was buryed in the

6

Holyrood Burial

Register.

Abby Church
two

of Holyroodhouse, was buryed betwixt the westmost pillars in the south side, upon the south side

of her husband.

28th February, 1713.
buried in the

York, Lady Newark, was Church of Holyroodhouse, and she lyes on the
the east
end, betwixt
the

— Anna

south

side

in

eastmost

pillar,

opposite to the

my

Lord

of Roxburgh's Isle, on the left side of Lindoors', being three feet from the pillars.

Duke

17th January, 1714.

— Elizabeth Stewart, Lady Newwark,

was interred in the Church of Holyroodhouse. She lyes on the south side in the east end, on the left side of the Lady

Newwark, as aforsaid. 2nd January, 1714. Lady Blair was interred in the Church of Holyroodhouse, and she lyes on the north side in the east end, opposit to the Duke of Hamilton's monument, being four feet distance from the Duke's monument, on the
left side

Lady Blackwood. 18th January, 1715. Lady Jean Weems, Countess
of

of

Sutherland, was interred in the Church of Holyroodhouse, and she lyes on the south side of the Earle, opposite to her own monument.

18th February, 1715.

—Dam

Isobel Mackenzie, Countess

of Seaforth, was interred in the Church of Holyroodhouse. She lyes in the north side, betwixt the fourth and fifth pillar

from the west, opposite to the fourth glass window from the west, lying on the south side of these pillars.

Weems, Lord Alcho, was Church of Holyroodhouse, and lyes eight foot south from the Earle of Sutherland, betwixt the two north side east pillars, and opposit to the second glass window in the north-east end of the church. 14th December, 1715. James Douglas, Earl of Mortoun, in the Church of Holyroodhouse, and lyes five was buried foots from the wall of the fourth glass window in the northeast end of the church, betwixt the third and fourth pillars in the north-east end of the Church.
11th December, 1715.
interred in the

—David

Holyrood Burial
3rd April,

Register.

7

1715.—The Right Honbl.

My

Lord Kinnaird,

of that name, was interred in the Church of Holyroodhouse. His lordship lies five foot to the southward of the above-

mentioned the Right Honbl. Countess of Seaforth. 4th August, 1716. Lord Semple was buried in the Church of Holyroodhouse, and lyes eight foots from the wall

of the fourth

glass

window

in

the north-east end of the

church, betwixt the third and fourth pillars on the south side of the Earle of Mortoun, James, Earle of Mortoun, above.

19th November, 1716. Sir Ludovick Grant, of that ilk, was buried in the Church of Holyroodhouse, and lyes in the
north-west corner of the church four foots from the north
wall.

The head

window, and

lyes below the north-west the foot of his coffin four foot from the wall

of his

coffin

upon the west

side of the north door, the foot of his coffin

being exactly where the head of his father's were laid upon the 10th October, 1663. 22nd August, 1719. Sir Alexander Grant, of that ilk,

was buried

in the

Church of Holyroodhouse upon the abovehis father's right hand, lying as

named
above.

Sir

Ludovick Grant,

10th April, 1719. John Cathcart, son to the Master of Cathcart, was buried in the Church of Holyroodhouse in the
place of Sir John Schaw, of Greenock, was interred betwixt the second and third south-west pillars in the west end of the

church.

Holyroodhouse Church, Mr. Allan April, 1719. son to the said Master of Cathcart, was interred in Cathcart,
the samen place upon the south side of his brother, John Cathcart.

22nd

20th August, 1719. Honbl. Sir Archibald Sincklair, advocate of the Honbl. family of Longformacus, High Sheriff
of Edinburgh, was buried in the Chappie Lord Belhaven's Isle, where house, in

Royal of Holyroodto

my

his

mother,

and

Sinclair,

spouse

Mr.

Douglas, Francis

Montgomrie, his aunt, was interred.

8

Holyrood Burial

Register.

Dam Helen Mercer, spouse to Sir 30th January, 1720. Lauranc Mercer, of Aldie, was interred in the Chaple Koyal
of Holyroodhouse, in that place where (Elizabeth) Stewart,

Lady Newark,

his aunt,

was

George Maxwell, of Orchardtown, was interred in the Chaple Royal of Holyroodhouse, in the south side of the church, betwixt the third and fourth
29th February, 1720.
Sir
pillars

interred.

from the west end of the church.

The Lady Margaret Burlie was June, 1720. interred in the Chappie Royal of Holyroodhouse, lyes twelve foot south from the Earle of Sutherland's tomb, betwixt the
24th

two north-east pillars and opposit to the second windows at the north-east end of the church.

glass

Mrs. Hendrieta Graham, daughter 29th November, 1720. to Mr. James Graham, of Airth, Advocat, was interred in
the Chappie Royal of Holyroodhouse, lying in the south-west side of the samen, on the south side of the second piller,

within two foot of the south wall, lying on the south side of the Lady Madez, his corps.

14th September, 1724.

—Lady

Jean Muir, Countess of

Glasgow, was interred in the Abby Church of Holyroodhouse, and lyes on the north side of the east end, over gainst the
third of the said north side, about four yards from the grave of Bishop Paterson, two foot without the pillars. 1st February, 1725. Dam. Elizabath Lady Cardross

window

was interred in the Duk of Roxburgh's Isle, being the westmost Isle on the south side of the Abby Church of Holyroodhouse.

Mr. John Carnagie was buried in the 11th June, 1725. foresaid place on the south side of the foresaid place.

2nd February, 1726.—Lady Mary M'Kenzie, daughter to the Countess of Seaforth, was interred in the above-mentioned place on the south side, and relict to the Laird of Glengarie.
18th October, 1726. Lady Margaret Montgomerie was buried in the Abbey Church, on the south side of the Countess
of Crawfoord, in the foresaid place,

Lady Skellmourly.

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Mr. Charles Hows ton was buried 26th February, 1727. in the above place south side, where the forenamed Mr. Thomas Hay was interred, brother to the laird of Lundie in
Fife.

Holyrood Church, My Lord February, 1727. Semple was buried in the forenamed ground, south side of
20th
his brother.

3rd

December,
in the place

Ayton
9th

day buried Mr. William where his brother lay in the utmost side
1727.

—This

of the eastmost pillar.

Buried a son of Mr. James 1727). Graham of Airth, in the west end of the chimney under a stone. Another daughter of his buried in the same place

(December,

5 years ago.

23rd January, 1728.

Graham
Koyal
close
wall.

of

Graham, son to Mr. James Airth, advocat, was interred in the Chappie

—John

of
to

Holyrooclhouse, lying beneath a through stone the chimney south side and close to the south

11th August, 1728. The Lady Blair was interred in the above Church in the place above mentioned on the north side of the above named Lady Blair [Magdalene Campbell,
relict of

William Blair of that

14th March,

1729. — Lady Mary Drummond, Countess of

Ilk,

died 7th].

Marshall, was interred in the above south side of the Lady Blair.

named Church, on
Maule,
eldest

the

19th

April,

1729.

— Mr.

James

son

to

Honble. Mr. Henry Maule of Kellie, in the Church of Holyroodhouse, lying two feet from the east side of the third glass window from the east end of the north side of the

Church two

feet

from the wall.

28th June, 1730. William Lord Forbes was buried in the Abby Church of Holyroodhouse and lyes opposite to the
Earle of Erroll, his feet lying to Roxburgh's Isle, and his head to the Earle of Dunmore s feet on the south and two or three
feet

from the said Earle of

Erroll's

monument.

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Robert Douglas, Earle of Mor30th December, 1730. toun, was buried in the Church of Holyroodhouse, and lyes with his feet to his brother's head, from the wall of the fourth
glass window in the north-east the third and fourth pillars.

end of the church betwixt
Stewart, Esq., Laird
of

13th November,

1730.

—John

above named John, Lord Lindores, Innernyffe, nephew whoes feet lyes to his said uncle's head in the same place.
to the

17th January, 1731.

— Interred
— Was

in the

Abbey Church

of

Holyroodhouse, James Ogilvie, Earl of Airley, at the great door on the west end of the said Abby Church, 2 foot from the south cheek of said door.
11th

December.

1731.

interred

in

the

Abby

Church of Holyroodhouse, Lady Margaret Hamilton, youngest daughter to James, Duke of Hamiltoi], and Countess of Panmure, on the south side of Mr. James Maule.

The 28th and 31st January, 1732. Intered Abbay Church of Holyroodhouse, Mrs. Jean and Mrs.
Hay,
Isle.

in

the

Isobell

sisters

to Sir

Eobert

Hay

of Linplum, in
in

Roxburgh
of

19th May,

1732. —Intered

the

Abbay Church

Holyroodhouse, Louisa Gordon, spouse to Scott of Scottstarvet, in the east end of the Church, her head lying to the
Earle of Mortoun's feet and his feet
at

the

Countess of
intered in

Panmure's head. 11th July, 1732.
the

—Brigadier

De Burgi was

Abbay Church

at the east, in the middle of the great

from the wall. window, 28th July, 1733. Major Jamieson of Harrison's Regiment, was intered in the Abbay Church, on the right hand of Brigadier Burgi, about two foot distant to the south.
his feet six feet

1st February,

1734.

—Mrs.

Jeau Houston,

relict

to the

Laird of Grant, elder, was intered in the Abbay Church betwixt her husband and son in the west end, her head lyes
to the door that goes

up

16th March, 1734.

—Jean Hutchison, Countess

to the steple.

of Ruther-

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glen,

11 the

was intered

in

the

Church betwixt
of Hamilton's

Earl

of

Sutherland and the

Duke

monument on

the

north-cast side to the south side of the Countess of Finlater.

25th June, 1734.

— Mr.

Hary Maule, Earl of-Panmure,
foot to the westard

was intered

in the

Abbay Church, two

of Bishop Wishart's tomb and half a foot from the north wall lying close to his son James.

14th November, 1734. Lady Ami M'Kenzie, daughter to the Earle of Seaforth, was intered in the Church, her feet lyes at her Mother aud sister's head on the north side betwixt
the fourth and fifth pillars. James Lyon, Earl of Strathmore, 18th January, 1735. was intered in the Church of Holyroodhouse on the south

side of the Countess

of Euglen, Countess of Marshall's head.

and

his feet lyes

at

the

21st January, 1735. Lady Luss Dalrymple was intered in the Church of Holyroodhouse on the north side of Grant,

and younger. 13th March, 1735.— Intered in the Abbey Church, Sir James Agnew of Lochou, laying on the south side of the
elder

Countess of Panmure, betwixt the two pillars. 27th September, 1735.— Intered in the Abbay Church, Lady Ann Allardice, sister to the late Earle of Finlater,
Chancellour of Scotland, relict of Mr. George Allardice of that Ilk, laying in the East end of the Church closs by the Duke of Hamilton's tomb.
Intered in the Abbay Church of 27th January, 1736. Holyroodhouse, The Marchioness Dowager of Douglass in

Lord Belhaven's Isle, her head at the north pillar of the monument. She was Lady Mary Kerr, daughter of Robert, first Marquis of Lothian, and mother of Archibald, first Duke of Douglas and Lady Jean Stuart. She died at Edinburgh, 22nd January, 1736, in the 58 year of her age. 28th February, 1736. Mr. David Crawford, principall Clerk to all the no tars in North Brittain, was buried in the Abbay Church of Holyroodhouse. and lyes betwixt the two

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westmost

the north side opposite to the door pillars on northside on the right hand of his wife. Mr. George Southerland, Esquire, 15th March, 1736.

brother to

the Earle
closs

of Southerland,
Earle's

Abbay Church
5th April,

by the

Abbay Church, Lord John Bargenie, surnamed Hamilton, in Duke Hamilton's Tomb, lying at the right hand of the Lady Allardice. 2 1st October, 1736. Intered in the Abbay Church, Mrs. in the north side of the Laird of Innernity, her Mary Leslie,
1736.
in the

— Intered

was intered monument.

in

the

feet lyes to her mother's

head in the midle of the great east

window.
17th November, 1737.

— Interred

in the

Abbay Church,

Lord Edward Murray upon his brother the Earl of Dunmore's right hand on the south side. 21st April, 1738. Lady Ann Houston was intered in the Abbay Church close to the Duke of Roxburgh Isle.
26 th

May,

— 1738. — Lady

intered in the

Abbay

Livingstone w as Church on the south side betwixt the
Henrietta
r

two

pillars at the back of Argile's Kitchen, sister to the late Earle of Linlithgow.

Lady Abbay Church, and lyes on the left side of her mother before the Duke of Roxburgh's Isle. 29th November, 1739. Mr. Earnest Leslie of Buchan

12th May, 1739.

— Mrs. Mary Houston, daughter —

to

Ann Houston was

intered in the

was intered

in the

Abbay Church about

a foot from the wall

below the entry of the Gallery that comes into the Church on the south side.
the Earle of

10th May, 1740.— -Lady Chariot Cochran, daughter to Dun don aid, was interred in the Abbay Church
side,

on the north

between the Earle of Mortoun and the

Countess of Panmure's scutchions.

27th September, 1740.— Mr. William M'Intosh, Captain

regiment now lying in Canongate, was burried on the right hands of Grant, alder and younger, betwixt the two pillars at the entry of the church door.
in Collinell Wallan's

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25th
October,

Register.
in

13

1740.

—Intered
my

the

Abbay Church,
in

Lady Mary M'Kenzie, spouse to the Countess Dougor of Seaforth''s

Lord Myrtille, lying

grave, oposite to the Earle of Morton's grave closs by the two pillars. 10th May, 1741.— Mrs. Mary Mercer, relict to the Laird

of Endernitie, daughter to Sir Laurence Mercer, of Aldie, was intered in the Abbay Church, and lyes on the left syde
of her husband.

30th January, 1742.

— Intered

in the

Abbay Church,

Sir

Alexander Murray, of Blackbarondry, on the north-east side of the Church, opposite to the Countess of Marshall in Duke Hamilton's tomb, without the pillars.

Lord Dare, sod to the Earle of Eutherglen, was intered in the Abbay Church, and lyes on the left hand of his mother-in-law, Duke Hamilton's
24th February, 1742.
tomb.
Int2red in the Abbay Church, 11th February, 1743. Mrs. M'Kenzie, sister to my Lady Clanronald, she lyes betwixt in the midle of the Church in the same place that
the Countess of Seaforth and her daughter lyes. 14th February, 1743. Lady Edward Murray laid in the

—William,

Abbay Church, lying on her husband's
the wall, south side.

right

hand nearest

28th January,
Collonell

1746.

— Interred

in

the

Lergonier, the east end of the church.

at the midle

of the large

Abbay Church, window in

14th February, 1747. Interred in the Abbay Church, Lady Jean Maitland, eldest daughter to the Earle of Sutherland, laying upon the right side of Mr. George
Sutherland, her nephew, son to the Lord Stranever. 17th July, 1748. Buried, Captain Crawford's spouse, in

the Kegiment of the Royals, closs below the monument. 21st October, 1748. Interred in the Abbay Church of

Holyroodhouse, the corps of Mr. John Murray, lying on his
father's left

hand

in the Earle of

Dunmore's burying place on

the south side of the Church.

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20th
April,

1749.

— Inter'd

in

the

Abbey Church

of

Holyroodhouse,
the
fifth

my Lady Salton, on the north side under window under my Lord Kinnaird's escutcheon,
fifth pillars.

betwixt the fourth and

17th December, 1749.

—Mrs.

Jean Mercer, of Aldie, was

interred in the Abbey Church of Holyroodhouse, and lyes between the two eastmost pillars of south side of the church,

opposite to the

Duke

was interred in the and lyes closs by William Abbay Church of Holyroodhouse, Lord Dare's right side, near the Duke of Hamilton's monu13th May, 1750.

Koxburgh's — Lady Clanronald

of

vault.

ment.

27th July, 1750.

—Mr. John

Ferguson, eldest son to the

Lord Kilkerran, was inter'd in the Abbay Church of Holyroodhouse, and lyes opposite to the Earl of Sutherland's monument, between the two eastmost pillars on the north side of
the Church.

29th

April,

1752.

— Inter'd

in

the

Chappie Koyal of

Holyroodhouse, the corps of Mr. Thomas Murray, son to Murray, of Philliphall, and lyes closs on the left side of Lady Clanronald's corps, near Duke Hamilton's monument.

25th

August,

1752.

Inter'd

in

Chappell

Koyall

of

Lady Balgowan, and lyes corps Holyroodhouse, within a foot of Mrs. Jean Mercer, of Aldie's grave, between
the
of

the two eastmost pillars on the south side of the Chappel, opposite Duke of Koxburgh's vault.

Koyal of Holyroodhouse, the corps of Lady Jean Stuart, sister to His Grace the Duke of Douglas, and lies in Lord Belhaven's Isle,
in

26th November, 1753.

— Inter'd
lyes

in the Chappell

the same grave where Marchioness of Douglas.

her

mother,

the

Lady

1750.— Sir William Hamilton, of Whiteone of the Senators of the College of Justice and Lord law, Justice-Clerk, was interred in the Abbay Church. (N.B. Died 14th December, 1704.)
23rd August, 1754.

— Mr. William

Hamilton, of Bangour,

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was inter'd in the Chappel Royal Tower of Holyroodhouse, between the 2nd and 3rd pillars south-west end of the
Chappell.

John M'Donald, Esq. of Glen3rd September, 1754. garie, was inter'd in the Chappie Royal of Holyroodhouse, on his right side lyes between the 4th and 5th pillars
;

interred Isobel M'Kenzie, Countess of Seaforth, Lady Mary M'Kenzie, daughter to the Earl of Seaforth and relict to

Glengarie, and Lady Earl of Seaforth.

Ann

M'Kenzie, daughter to the said

27th

May,

1755.— Charles M'Donald, son

M'Donald, of Clan Ronald, was interred at
the Chapel opposite to to the south thereof.

Ronald the east end of
of
five feet

Duke Hamilton's monument,

2nd November, 1757.
called

— Lord John Drummond, commonly
Duke
of Hamilton's

Duke

of Perth, was interred in the

burial place hard by the north wall, the head within a foot of the Earl of Sutherland's monument, and the feet within

seven feet and a-half of the east wall.
Mrs. Jean Murray, sister to the August, 1758. Viscount Stormonth. The head of the grave is nine feet six inches to the north-east of the second pillar on the south

14th

and the foot of the grave is thirteen feet north from the door of the Duke of Roxburgh's vault. 20th December, 1759. Mrs. Hume, spouse to the Honble. Dr. Hume, and daughter to Rt. Honble. Lord Elphinstone, was interred in the vault of Lord Belhaven. The head of the corps is within a foot of the pedestal of Lord Belhaven's, and the midle of the grave is four feet 6 inches from the south wall of the burial place.
side,

30th March, 1760. Mr. David Hay of Leys, was interred. The head of his corps is 80 inches south of the north wall, directly under the midle of the third window.
sister to

11th April, 1760.— The Honble. Mrs. Elizabeth Lessly, the Lord Newark, was interred. The midle of the
is

grave

80 inches north from the midle part of the door of

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of Roxburgh's vault, and betwixt the second and third pillars from the east Gavell.
the

Duke

22nd May, 1760. The corps of Lady Mary Hamilton The head of the coffin is three feet east from of Baldoon. the southmost part of the second pillar from the east window on the north side of the chappel, and the foot of the coffin is three feet west from the southmost part of the eastmost
pillar

on the north side of the Chapell.
February,

9th

1761.— The Corps

of Miss

Lucy

Scott,

The midle daughter of David Scott of Scots Tarvit, Esq. of the coffin lyes just 13 feet from the north wall, just part
under the midle of the third window from the last gavle, and immediately south of Mr. David Hay's corps mentioned
above.

May,

1760.

—A

few yards towards the centre of the

church a plain flat slab stone is placed to the memory of Mary Dunbar, widow of Lord Basil Hamilton, brother to

She died in May, 1760, aged 86. November, 1762. Miss Ann Bothwell, daughter of Henry, Lord Holyroodhouse. The middle of the coffin is four feet four inches north from the foot of the third pillar
the Earl of Selkirk.
1st

of the south side from the east gavel. 19th February, 1763.— The Rt.
Cassillis.

Honble.
is

Countess of

The midle

of the

grave

ten feet and

a

half

from the west corner of the Duke of Hamilton's monument, She was Lady Susan Hamilton, third directly south. She died at Barnton on daughter of John, Earl of Ruglen.
the 8th February, 1763, in the 64 year of her age. 6th April, 1766. Lady Jean Maitland, daughter

to

Lord Maitland and Mary Jean Sutherland, and relict of Sir James Ferguson of Kilkerran, one of the senators of the Colledge of Justice, was buried in the Earl of Sutherland's
burial
place,

three feet south from

the iron raile of the

monument.
21st December,
1765.

— Henry

David,

tenth

Earl

of

Buchan, died at Walcot, near Bath, 1st December, 1765, in

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Register.

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58 th year of his age, and was buried 21st December,

in this

Abbey Church

;

also his

Lady Agnes, daughter

of

Sir James Stewart of Goodtrees, and their eldest son, David, Lord Cardross, who died at Edinburgh, 4th October, 1747,

seventh year of his age. The Eight Honourable George, 27th February, 1768. Lord Reay, died 27th February, 1768, aged 34 years, and is interred under a plain slab, elevated upon four other stones
in the

in

the

form of a chest, in the north-west corner of the

Chapel. 8th February, 1773. Mary, Dutchess of Perth, died at the third February, L773. Buried in the Chapel Edinburgh Royal of Holyroodhouse on Monday the 8th of said month,

at one o'clock afternoon, aged 71 years.

Died at 9th February, 1773.— William, Lord Newark. Buried in the Chapel the 5th February, 1773. Edinburgh
Royal of Holyroodhouse on Tuesday the ninth of said month, at 4 o'clock afternoon, aged 70 years. The Honble. Miss Jean Mackay, 19th February, 1773.

Lord Reay, died at Edinburgh Buryed in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse on Friday the 19th of said month, aged
eldest daughter

of the late

the 16th February, 1773.

10 years. 23rd February,

1774.

— The

Honble.

Dame Amelia

Lindsay, Relict of the deceased Sir Alexander Lindsay of Evelick. Died at Edinburgh the 18th February, 1774.

Buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse on Wednesday the 23rd of said month, at 6 o'clock p.m. 9th November, 1774. The Honble. Dame Eleanora

Bothwell, daughter of the deceased Henry, Lord HolyroodDied at her house in Canongate, Edinburgh, the 5th house.

November, 1774. Buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse on Wednesday the 9th of said month, between the hours of one and two afternoon. 9th October, 1776. The Honble. Lady Catherine Cochran, daughter of Thomas, late Earl of Dundonald, and

B

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Died at her house in spouse of William Wood, Esquire. the Canongate, Edinburgh, the fourth day of October, 1776.
Buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse on Wednesday the 9th of said month, aged 76 years.

November, 1777. Lady Dowager Forbes, Relict of William, Lord Forbes, died at Edinburgh the 29th of
1st

October, 1777.
o'clock

house on Saturday the

Buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodfirst of November following, at one
74
years.

afternoon, aged

She

is

buried in the

grave of her husband, between the third and fourth pillars on the south side from the east end of the church.

11th

November,

1777.—The Honble. Miss Nicholas

Murray, daughter of David, late Viscount of Stormont, Died at Edinburgh, the 7th of November, 1777. Buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, on Tuesday, the 11th
of said

one o'clock afternoon, aged 69 years. She lays upon the south side of Lady Lindsay, her sister,

month,

at

directly opposite to the pillar that stands Vault and the Duke of Roxburgh's.

between the Royal

9th October, 1776. Lady Catherine Wood was interred in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, on the 9th day of October, 1776, in the Duke of Hamilton's ground, three feet

south from the Monument.
8 th
relict

Dame Elizabeth Dairy mple, September, 1779. of William Hamilton, of Bangour, Esqre., Died at her

house, Canongate, Edinburgh, the 5th day of September, Buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, on 1779. Wednesday, the 8th of said month, at one o'clock p.m., in

the grave of her husband, on the south-west side betwixt the second and third pillars, aged 46 years.

7th July, 1781. The Honble. John Maule, Esqre., one of the Barons of Exchequer, brother to the Earl of Panmure, Died at Edinburgh, the 3rd July, 1781. Buried in the

Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, in the Earl of Panmure's burying ground, on Saturday, the 7th of said month, at one o'clock p.m., aged 75 years. His feet lyes two feet to the

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feet

westward of Bishop Wishart's monument, and three from the north wall.
11th
Bazil

December, 1781.

—Mrs.

Crawford, Captain in Edinburgh, the 8th day of December, 1781.

Mary Cuthbert, relict the Dutch Service, Died

of
at

Buried in the

Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, upon Tuesday, the 11th day of said month, at noon, between the second and third pillars on the west end of the north side of the Chapel, aged

84 years. 16th April,

1782.

—Miss

Euphemia Anstruther, only

daughter

Phillip Anstruther, Esq re., of lnverkeithing, only son of Sir Phillip Anstruther, of Anstrutherfield, who was fourth son of Sir Phillip Anstruther,

of

the

deceased

of Anstruther, Died at Edinburgh, the twelfth day of April, Buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse upon 1782.

the 16th of said month, at one o'clock p.m., aged 29 years, in the burial place of the late Sir Phillip Anstruther, her
grandfather, in the body of the Church, her head nine feet from the middle of the west door, and the feet of the Coffin
just opposite to the middle of the first pillar in the south side of the Church, being the Burial place of her said Grandfather, and of his eldest brother, Lord Anstruther, also of

Lady Helen Hamilton,

2nd January, 1784. Lady Eleonora Hamilton, daughter of the deceased Lord Basil Hamilton, and Relict of the deceased John Murray, of Philliphaugh, Esqre., Died at her house,
George's Square, Edinburgh, the 27th day of December, Buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, in the 1783.
burial place of His Grace The Duke of Hamilton, on Friday, the 2nd of January, 1784, at one o'clock p.m., aged 89
years.

wife of said Lord.

14th December, 1784.
Sir

—Miss

Mary

Grant, daughter of

Ludovick Grant, of Grant, Bart., Died at Castlebarns, Edinburgh, the 12th, and buried in the Chapel Royal of The head of Holyroodhouse, the 14th of December, 1784. her Coffin opposite to the middle of the west window on

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the north side of the Church, seven feet from the north
wall.

2nd February, 1785. Captain Robert Cuthbert, of the 19th Regiment of Foot, died in St. Ann's Yards, Edinburgh, Buried in the Chapel Royal of Holythe 28th of January. roodhouse, the 2nd of February, 1785, in the burial place of the Earl of Crawford, lying betwixt the second and third of the church, pillars from the west end, on the north side

upon

his

sister

Mary
1785.

Cuthbert's right side, eighteen feet

from the north
3rd

wall.

Mar, Esqre., Marischal of Scotland, Died at his house near EdinKnight Buried in the Chapel burgh, the 27th day of February.

March,

—James

Erskine,

of

Royal of Holyroodhouse, the 3rd day of March, 1785, and lies opposite to the Duke of Roxburgh's vault door in the
middle of the Church.
21st April, 1785.

David, late present Earl of Mansfield, Died at her house in Edinburgh, the 18th, and buried in the burying place of the Family,

Margaret Murray, daughter of Viscount Stormonth, and sister to William,

— Lady

Chapel Royal, Holyroodhouse, the 21st of April, 1785, at one She lies in the east end o'clock afternoon, aged 83.
betwixt the two vaults by the north side of her two sisters in the middle of the Church, the coffin is close by the found
of the old pillar in the inside thereof.

6th January, 1786. John Wemyss, Esquire, late Lieutenant Governor of the Castle of Edinburgh, Died at his house, Edinburgh, the 2nd day of January, and buried in
the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, on Friday, the sixth day of January,>1786, at one o'clock afternoon. His feet is
close to the

head of the

last

the coffin

lies

just opposite

named Lady Margaret Murray, to the Earl of Sutherland's monu-

ment

in the middle of the Church.

Garion Cochran, Lieu tenant- Colonel 27 th March, 1786. of the 58th Regiment, Died at Edinburgh, the 22nd, and
buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, with great

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military solemnity, the 27th o'clock p.m., aged 76 years.
feet of the east gavel, close

Register.

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day of March, 1786, at one The coffin lies within three

by the southside of the eastmost
Crawford, daughter

pillar north side of Church. 28th June, 1787.— Mrs. Katherine

of umquhile Captain Bazil Crawford, an Officer in the Dutch Service, Died in the Abbey of Holyroodhouse, the 25th, and buried in the Chapel Royal, the 28th day of June, 1787,
at one o'clock p.m., in the west end of the Church, betwixt the second and third pillars northside, closs to the grave of

her mother and Captain Cuthbert, her uncle. teen feet from the north wall.

She

lies

four-

22nd September, 1788.

— Mrs.

Margaret Moncrief,

relict

of Lieutenant-General Alexander Gordon, of Auchintool, died at Edinburgh, the 19th September, and buried in the

Chapel

Royal of Holyroodhouse, the 22nd of said month, 1788, at 12 o'clock noon, between the two vaults, within four feet of
the pillar in the south-east end of the Church, near the grave of Miss Nicholas Murray.

27th December, 1788.
of
in the

— Mrs. Elizabeth Drummond,

relict

Murray, of Balmarino, Esquire, died at her house

Canongate of Edinburgh, the 24th, and buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, the 27th December, 1788, at one o'clock p.m., aged 76 years. She lies between the Duke of Hamilton and the Earl of Sutherland's monument,
five feet

from the north

Stewart Moncriefe, Esquire of one of the Honourable Barons of Exchequer, died Moredun, at Moredun, the 17th, and buried in the Chapel Royal of
21st April,

1790. — David

wall.

Holyroodhouse, the 21st (Wednesday) day of April, 1790, at eight o'clock in the morning, alongside of his sister, Mrs.

Margaret Moncriefe,

who

lies

General Gordon, of Auchintoul, within four or five feet of Mrs. Ann Bothwell's
relict of

grave.

10th December, 1791. Lady Jane Sinclair, of Barrock, Alexander Sinclair, Esquire, died at Edinburgh, the spouse of

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5 th,

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and buried
in the

Register.

10th

of December,

Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, the 1791, aged 59 years, in the Earl of

Seaforth's ground, betwixt the 4th and 5th pillars from the west end, and opposite to the 4th window on the north side

of the south of the broken pillar.

20th

January,
sister to

1792.

— The

Honourable

Lady Jean

His Grace the late Duke of Gordon, died at Gordon, Edinburgh the 17th, and buried in the Chapel Royal of
Holyroodhouse, in the burial place of the family of Drummond of Perth, the 20th of January, 1792, at one o'clock in
the afternoon.

She

lies

closs

to

the

south

side

of Mrs,

Elizabeth

Drummond,

betwixt the

Duke

of Hamilton and the

Earl of Sutherland's

monument.

4th February, 1792. Sir Alexander Hay, Baronet, died in the apartments of His Grace the Duke of Hamilton, in the Palace of Holyrood, the first day of February, 1792. Buried

Chapel Royal, the fourth of said month, at one o'clock He lies opposite the 3rd window, afternoon, aged 39 years. on the south side from the east end, between two pillars, a
in the
little

to the

westward of the Duke of Roxburgh's vault, in
pillar.

the middle of the Church, closs to the

20th October, 1792.— The Right Honble. Lady Frances Manners, only daughter of the late Marquiss of Granby, and spouse of the Honble. Philip Leslie, son of the deceased
Alexander,

Lord Newark, died at Edinburgh, the 15th October, 1792, and buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyrood-

house, the 20th of that month, at one o'clock afternoon, in the burial ground of the Anstruthers of Spencerfield, aged 39.

She

lies in

the west end of the Church, on the north side of

Miss Euphemia Anstruther.

The Right Honble. Ann Watts, January, 1794. Countess of Cassillis, died at Edinburgh on Sunday, the 29th
1st

of December, 1793,

and buried

in the Chapel

Royal of Holy-

roodhouse, the 1st of January, 1794, at one o'clock afternoon, aged 48 years. The foot of the grave from the middle is six
feet

from the east

wall,

and

five feet

south of the half

pillar,

Holy rood Burial
which
is

Register.
1

23 His

built in said east wall, also

4j

feet south of
is

Grace the Duke of Hamilton's monument, which the north wall.

built in

29th January, 1795.
in

—David Anstruther, Esquire, Captain

42nd Regiment of Foot, youngest son of Philip Anstruther, Esquire, of Inverkeithing, died at Edinburgh on Saturday, the 24th, and buried in the Chapel Royal of Holythe

roodhouse, the 29th of January, 1795, at one o'clock afterThe grave is within two feet on the south side of his noon. sister, Euphemiir Anstruther, who was buried in 1782.

11th March, 1795.

— Sir

William Gordon, of Gordoun-

stone, Baronet, died in the Canongate of Edinburgh on Thursday, the fifth, and was buried in the .Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, the 11th of March, 1795, at one o'clock

afternoon.

The grave

is

lined with
is

wood

;

the middle of the

north side of the grave

seven feet from the middle of

George Sutherland's monument in the east end of the Chapel north wall, next to Duke Hamilton's monument.
Alexander Sinclair, Esqre. of January, 1796. Barrock, died at his house in the Canongate of Edinburgh, on Tuesday, the 12th, and buried in the Chapel Royal of Holy19th
roodhouse, the 19th of January, 1796, at one o'clock afternoon, close beside his late wife, about the middle of the
Chapel.
79.

Note,

in

another record

he

is

called

William,

aged 25th February, 1796.— Mrs. Margaret Ruckton, of Appleby, in the County of Westmoreland, died at Edinburgh, the 19th

day of February, 1796, and buried
Holyroodhouse,
in the burial

in the

Chapel Royal of

ground of Sinclair of Barrock, on Thursday, the 25th day of said month, at one o'clock, afternoon, aged 48 years. 19th May, 1796.— The Honble. Miss Marianne Sempell, daughter of the Right Honble. Hugh, late Lord Sempell, died at Edinburgh, the 14th, and buried in the burial place of the family of Sempell, on Thursday, the 19th day of May, 1796, at one o'clock afternoon. The grave is exactly betwixt the

24

Holy rood Burial
pillars
;

Register.

two broken

being 3rd and 4th from the east end on
is

the grave from the west end.
the north side

also opposite the fifth

window

Honble. Miss Augusta Erskine, youngest daughter of John Francis Erskine, of Marr, Esquire, died at her father's house, Gayfield Place, Leith Walk, Edin-

11th May, 1797.

—The

burgh, the 8th, and buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, on Thursday, the 11th day of May, 1797, at one o'clock afternoon, in the burial place of the Earls of Mar,

The middle of the grave is 21 feet north aged 11 years. from the Duke of Roxburgh's vault door. The Honble. Lady Frances Mont31st January, 1799.

gomerie, daughter of the deceased Alexander, Earl of Eglinton. Died in George Street, Edinburgh, the 26th, and buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, on Thursday, the 31st day of

Her LadyJanuary, 1799, at two o'clock in the afternoon. ship's remains are in the middle of the Chapel, between the
two broken
Montgomerie,
aged 84.
31st May, 1799.— The Honble. Dunbar Douglas, Earl of Selkirk, died at Edinburgh, the 24th, and buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, the 31st day of May, 1799, between the 4th and 5th pillars, on the north side of the
Chapel, close to the wall from the east, and counting the pillar on the east gavel one and seven feet south of the wall from the east end of the grave-stone, with fourteen feet west
to be kept for the Earl of Selkirk's family.
pillars,

beside
in

the

remains
1726.

of

buried

February,

Lady Mary Lady Frances,

2nd July, 1799.— The Honble. Miss Elizabeth Clavering, daughter of Colonel Clavering, and Lady Campbell,
daughter of His Grace the Duke of Argyll. Died at Bellvieu, Buried in the Chapel Edinburgh, the 29th day of June. of Holyroodhouse the second day of July, 1799, in the Royal
burial

ground of His Grace the Duke of Hamilton, seven southward of the monument, aged 7 years.
12th April, 1800.

feet

—Charles

Hamilton, Esquire, died in

Holy rood Burial

Register.

25

the apartments of His Grace the Duke of Hamilton, in the Palace of Holyrood, on the ninth, and buried in the burial

ground of His Grace in the Chapel Royal, close by the monument, the 12th day of April, 1800, aged 63 years. John Woodford, Esquire, late 27th April, 1800. Lieutenant Colonel of the North Fencibles or Gordon

Fencibles,

Died

at

Edinburgh, the 18th, and buried in the

Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, on Sunday the 27th of April, 1800, at one o'clock afternoon, close by the remains of
land's

Lady Jean Gordon, seven monument.
10th July, 1800.

feet south of the Earl of Suther-

Jane Sempell, daughter of the Honourable Lord Sempell, Died at Edinburgh, the 6th, Right and buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, the tenth day of July, 1800, at one o'clock afternoon, immediately
southward to her

— Lady

May, 1796. Honorable Eleanora Right Saltoun, widow of George, Lord Saltoun, Dowager Lady Died in Argyle Street, Edinburgh, the 13th, and interred in
sister,

who was

18th September, 1800.

—The

interred 19th

the

Chapel

Royal
at

of

September,
burial

1800, ground at the westmost pillar on the south side of the

Holyroodhouse, the 18th day of one o'clock afternoon, in the family

Chapel, aged 70 years. 14th November, 1800.— The Right Honorable Elizabeth Fairley, relict of the deceased Right Honorable George, Lord

Reay, Died at her house, Buccleugh Place, Edinburgh, the 11th, and buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, the 14th day of November, 1800, at one o'clock afternoon, at the
west end north
side, six feet

from the door of the

stair lead-

ing to the steeple, aged 61 years.

2nd December, 1802. Miss Henrietta Elizabeth Hay, daughter of the Reverend George Hay Drummond, son of Robert, Archbishop of York, and niece of the Earl of Kinnoull, Died in the apartments of The Earl of Breadalbane, in the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the 27th day of November, and Buried in the Chapel Royal on Thursday, the 2nd day of

26

Holy rood Burial

Register.

December, 1802, at noon, near the grave or place of deposit of the Countess of Cassillis, Buried 1st January, 1794, aged between 14 and 15 years, where to her memory is erected a

monument of white marble, fixed in the gavel on the north side of the half pillar in said gavel, with four small stones in the ground surrounding the grave with the letters
neat

H.E.H. on
of

top.

4th December, 1802.

— Mrs.

Ann

Pigot, second daughter

Emanuel

Pigot, Esquire, late Representative in

Parliament

and spouse of Richard Mercer, Esquire, Regiment of Light Dragoons, Died in the precincts of Holyroodhouse, the 28th day of November, 1802, at noon, and Buried in the Chapel Royal the 4th day of
for the City of Cork,
late Colonel in the

December, in the burial ground at the east end of the Chapel, below the great window near the burial place of His Grace

The Duke of Hamilton.
27th January, 1803.— The Right Honble. Lady Elizabeth Sutherland, sister of William, last Earl of Sutherland, and

Widow

of the late

Honorable James

Wemyss

of

Wemyss,

Died at Edinburgh, the 24th, and Buried in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse, on Thursday, the 27th day of January, 1803, at two o'clock in the afternoon, close to her
said late brother, aged 64 years.

1th February, 1803. Edward Henry Carter Campbell, son of Colonel Campbell of Shawfield, and Lady Charlotte Campbell,
1

his spouse,

in the house of

daughter to His Grace The Duke of Argyle, Died His Grace, No. 1 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh,

on the ninth, and interred in the Chapel Royal of Holyroodhouse the 11th day of February, 1803, fourteen feet to the southward of the monument to the memory of His Grace

The Duke

of Hamilton, aged 16 months. Here ends the record kept by George Petrie.
1st April,

Francoise Gabrielle Aglae De Polignac Duchesse de Gramont, Died in the Palace of Holyroodhouse, in the apartments lately possessed by His Grace
1803.

— Louise

The Duke

of Argyle,

now by

the

Compt de

Artois,

on

Holy rood Burial

Register.

27

Wednesday, the 30th day of March, and deposited in the Royal Vault the 1st day of April, 1803, at eight o'clock These remains were afterwards evening, aged 37 years. removed to France upon the 25th day of October, 1825. 28th January, 1804. Colonel James Hamilton, cousin

to His

Grace the Duke of Hamilton, died in the apartments

Holy rood, the 22nd of January, and Buried in the Chapel Royal on Saturday, the 28th of that month, 1804, at two o'clock afternoon. 11th June, 1804. Miss Jean Fergusson Died the 9th, and buried in the Chapel Royal, the 1th June, 1804, aged 76.
of His Grace in the Palace of

9th August,

1

— 806. — Miss
1808.^

1

Harriet Hay, second daughter

of the late George Hay of Mountblairy, Died the 4th, and Buried in the Chapel Royal, the 9th August, 1806.

10th November,
Erroll,

— Isabella,

Countess Dowager of

widow

daughter of Sir William Carr of Etall, Bart., and of James, 14th Earl of Erroll, Born March 31st,

1742, Died the 3rd, and interred in the Chapel Royal the 10th November, 1808, in the same place where the Honble. Thomas Hay, son to the Earl of Erroll was buried, 1709,
lying at the

Duke

of Roxburgh's Aisle Door.

16th November, 1809.— The Honourable Miss Mary Frazer, second daughter of the deceased George, Lord Saltoun, Died the 1 2th, and interred in the Chapel Royal
of Holyroodhouse, the

16th day of November, 1809, aged

49 years. 26th December, 1809.— Mrs. Margaret Murray, daughter of Murray of Philliphaugh, Died the 22nd, and interred in the Chapel Royal the 26th clay of December, 1809, aged
80 years.
21st September, 1811. The Honourable Rebecca Sempill, of Hugh Lord Sempill, Died the 16th, and interred daughter

Royal of Holyroodhouse the 21st day of September, 1811, between the broken pillars in the centre of the Chapel, aged 73 years.

in

the Chapel

[End of Transcript

in

Lyon

Office.']

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Holy rood Burial

Register.

List of Burials excerpted from Register in possession

of the Registrar of the Canongate.
18th September, 1812.

—Thomas

Lowes, of Ridley Hall,

Northumberland.

3rd March, 1814. Mrs. Anstruther, of Anstruther. 30th May, 1816.— John Craw, W.S. 4th July, 1816. Miss Charlotte Lindley, fourth daughter
of Captain William Lindley, died 29th June, 1816. 15th September, 1816! James Hallet Mitchell, of Eatleigh,

— —

— Devonshire, died 30th August, 1816. 21st February, 1817. — Euphemia, widow
24th April, 1819.

Stewart, of Castle Stewart,

of William and daughter of Kenneth, Lord

Fortrose, died 14th February, 1817.

April,

—Lord Webb John Seymour, died 19th 1819. 5th May, 1819. — Leveson Douglas Stewart, R.N., died 30th 1819. June, 1819. — John Anstruther, of Ardett, died 18th June,
April,

1819, aged 72.
July,

1819.— Miss
1819.

Charlotte Murray, died 24th July, 1819.

Dame Matilda Theresa Cocbran September, Wishart, Lady of Sir Thomas Cochran, Knight, died 4th
John Borthwick, son of Lieutenant-Colonel Borthwick, died 24th February, 1820. Edmond Livingstone, Esq., died 16th March, 1820. 1820. March,
September, 1819. 28th February, 1820.

— Samuel

22nd November, 1820. John Carr, of Ryhope, County of Durham, died 17th November, 1820, aged 67. 30th December, 1820.—The Right Hon. Lady Elizabeth Murray, youngest daughter of William, Earl of Dunmore, and relict of the Hon. and Rev. John Murray, only son of Lord Edward Murray, died 24th December, 1820.
5th January, 1824.

— Mrs.

Margaret Sinclair Borthwick,

Holy rood Burial
widow
1st

Register.

29

of Colonel

John Borthwick, 71st Regiment, died 28th

December, 1823.
March,

1824.— Hon. Mrs. Campbell,

of Lochnell,

daughter of Lord Saltoun, aged 53. 19th April, 1824. Right Hon. Lady Caroline Ann Macdonald, daughter of the Right Hon. Earl of Mount Edgecumbe, and wife of Ranald George Macdonald, Esq. of Clanronald, died 10th April, 1824, aged 32.

24th January, 1825. Right Hon. Ann Dorothea, Baroness Alvanly, died 17th January, 1825, aged 67. William Hay, son of Edward William 5th May, 1825.

Auriel Hay, Esq., died 1st May, 1825, aged 22 months. Francis Ringler Hay, infant son of 20th April, 1826. Edward William Auriel Hay, died 15th April, 1826, aged

8

months.
21st

July, 1826. Right Hon. Catherine, Baroness Saltoun, died 9th July, 1826, aged 50. Hon. Henrietta Eraser, daughter 7th December, 1826.
of George,
67.

— —

Lord Saltoun, died 28th November, 1826, aged

5th March, 1829.— Right Hon. Mary, Lady Seaforth, of Francis Humberston Mackenzie, Lord Seaforth, died 27th February, 1829, aged 74.

widow

Henrietta Maria Hay, daughter of 18th March, 1829. Edward William Auriel Hay, died 15th March, 1829, aged one week.
8th May,

1829.— Miss Katherine

Sinclair,

of Barrock,

died 27th April, 1829.
July,

1830.— Right Hon. William Lord
72.

Nairne, died 9th
Isabella

July, 1830, aged

10th
1830.

September,

1830.

— Right

Hon.

Lady

Douglas, daughter of the Earl of Selkirk, died 6th September,

May,
April,

William Sinclair of

—Miss Wilhelmina daughter of Freswick, died 25th May, 1831, aged 1832. —John William younger of Freswick,
1831.
Sinclair,
13.

Sinclair

30

Holy rood Burial

Register.

son of William Sinclair of Freswick, died 31st March, 1832,

aged 22. 28th June, 1832. Captain Henry Curtis, 2nd Dragoon Guards, died 28th June, 1832, aged 26.
3rd July, Euphemia Stewart, daughter of William Stewart, late of Castle Stewart, died 28th June, 1832.
7th
October,

— 1832. — Miss
1832.

— Captain

Richard

Ferguson, 2nd

Dragoon Guards, died 4th October, 1832, aged 40. Miss Ann Sinclair, daughter of 17th May, 1833. Sinclair of Barrock, died 7th May, 1833. 8th January, 1834. Hon. William Leigh Canning

second son of Alexander, Earl of Caithness, died 3rd January, 1834, aged 8 years and 3 months.
Sinclair,

17th June, 1834. George Sinclair, son of John Sinclair of Barrock, died 12th June, 1834, aged 24. 30th December, 1835. Eight Hon. Sir John Sinclair of

Ulbster, died 21st December, 1835, aged 81. 1st February, 1840. Miss Isabella Sinclair, wife of T. C.

Hume

and daughter of William 28th January, 1840, aged 27.
26th

Sinclair of Freswick, died

1841.— Mrs. Elizabeth Dairy mple Hay, April, daughter of Sir John D. Hay, Bart, of Park Castle and relict of Leveson Douglas Stewart, R.N., died 18th April, 1841,
aged 57. 26th April, 1845.
relict of Sir

— Hon. Dame Elizabeth

John

Sinclair

Diana Sinclair, of Ulbster, died 22nd April, 1845,

aged

75.

1st September, 1846. Right Hon. Thomas Lyon Bowes, Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorn, died 22nd August, 1846,

aged

71.

19th

August,

1849.

—Miss

Grace

Elizabeth

Sinclair,

daughter of Sir

John

Sinclair, Bart, of

Dunbeath, died 19th

August, 1849, aged 17. 26th October, 1849.— Right Hon. Marion, relict of Thomas, Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorn, died 22nd October, 1849, aged 77.

Holy rood Burial Register.
3rd March, L852.

31

—Right —

Hon. Lady Charlotte Erskine,

daughter of John Francis, 12th Earl of Mar, died 27th February, 1852. Hon. Jane, Countess 7th November, 1853. Right

Dowager

of Caithness, died

Hon. Francis Harriet Leigh, 28th August, Countess of Caithness, died 23rd August, 1854.
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Canongate,~\

1854. — Right

2nd

April, 1853,

aged 84.

27th December,
died 24th.

1855.

—Alexander,

Earl of Caithness,
Sinclair.

7th January, 1856. 21st January, 1856.
died 18th.

—Hon. Mrs. Elizabeth — Lieut. -Colonel Hon. James

Sinclair,

Sinclair,

—Hon. Alexander Eric George died 27th November, 1866. — Miss Sarah Sempill, daughter Hugh, 14th Lord Sempill, died 18 8th August, Hon. Lousia Georgina, 1870. — Right
29th
August,
1857.
20th.
th.

of

Countess of Caithness, died 2 1 st July. 7th April, 1871.— Edward Sempill.

26th April, 1873.
died 21st.

— Sir John

Sinclair,

Baronet of Dunbeath.

3rd December, 1879. Lady Sinclair, died 29th November. 28th March, 1881.— James, 14th Earl of Caithness.
5th September, 29th May, 1889.— Right Hon. George Philips Alexander, 15th Earl of Caithness, died 25th.

— 1884. — Maria Janet, Baroness Sempill.

26th November, 1895. Right Hon. Marie, Duchesse de Pomar, Countess of Caithness, died 2nd.

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