About Charles Hay, Lord Newton
"Son of James Hay of Cocklaw, writer to the signet, passed advocate, 24th December 1768. He was promoted to the bench on the death of David Smythe of Methven, and took his seat by the title of Lord Newton, 7th March 1806. He died at Powrie, in the county of Forfar, on the 19th of October 1811."
SOURCE: An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 546