Henrietta Moodie

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Henrietta Moodie (Heddie)

Death: Died
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Moodie, ninth Laird of Melsetter and Elizabeth Moodie
Wife of Robert Heddle
Mother of John George Heddle and Mary Bury
Sister of Captain Benjamin Moodie, SV/PROG 1; Thomas Moodie; Donald Moodie, SV/PROG 2; Jessie/Janet Moodie; John Wedderburn Dunbar Moodie and 1 other
Half sister of James Moodie

Managed by: Sheila Anne Gordon
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About Henrietta Moodie

http://archive.org/stream/moodiebookbeing00ruvi#page/n7/mode/2up (p. 53)

Henrietta Moodie married, as his first wife, on 28 November 1818, Robert Heddle, Esq of Cletts, and afterwards of Melsetter, he having purchased the estate for £20,000 at Public Roup (i.e. auction) in July 1818. Henrietta had previously been engaged to the son of Mr. James Bremner, the minister of Walls and Flotta.

Henrietta Heddle died at Queen Street, Edinburgh, on 2 July 1833, aged 39, leaving issue, and was buried in the Canongate Churchyard beside her father, Major James Moodie.

Children: (1) JOHN GEORGE HEDDLE of Melsetter, born 26th September, 1819. (2) JAMES ALEXANDER HEDDLE, born 16 February 1821, died at hackney, London, in 1830. (3) ELIZA DUNBAR HEDDLE, born 8 March 1825. Eloped with John Heddle Traill and was married at Sanday by his grandfather, the Revd. Walter Traill of Westove, on 30 March, 1841; had 2 children. Eliza Heddle (Mrs. J. H. Traill) died in Edinburgh on 31 July, 1844, and John Heddle Traill also died there, an officer of the Customs, on 23rd April, 1847.

(4)  HENRIETTA MOODIE 'Harriet' HEDDLE was born on 18 December 1824 and married, on 7th February, 1843, as his second wife, William Traill of Westness and Woodwick, by whom she had eight children.   

(5) ROBERT HEDDLE, born 4th October 1826; on 11 September 1855, married Jane, daughter of Dr. Duguid; had two children; Robert died at Kirkwall on the 28 August 1860. (6) (MATTHEW) FORSTER HEDDLE was born on 28 August 1828, married Mary Jane Mackenzie of St. Andrews on 6th July, 1858; had three sons and six daughters; he died on 19th November, 1897. (7) MARY BURY HEDDLE was born on 28 may 1830, and died at Kirkwall on 10 June, 1831. (8) The second MARY BURY HEDDLE was born on 27 May, 1832, and died on 5 February, 1833.

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