James Hay (b. - 1810)

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"Sir James Hay, Baronet [S 1635] of Haystoun, co Peebles, cousin and heir male being 2nd but 1st surviving son and heir of John Hay, of the same, by Grizel Thompson (married 7 March 1712), which John (who died 1712), was son of John Hay, of Haystoun (living 1689) son of [another] John Hay of Haystoun, one of the Principle Clerks of Session [S] (died 27 October 1679), 1st son and heir of Andrew Hay, of Haystoun (which estate he purchased in 1635), Writer to the Signet [S], who died 1665, being 1st son of John Hay , of Kingsmeadows (an estate he purchased in 1570), younger brother of Thomas Hay of Smithfield (who died 1570, being father of 'Dumb John Hay', the father of the 1st Baronet), the said John Hay, of Kingsmeadows, and Thomas, his elder brother, both abovenamed, who were sons of John Hay of Smithfield, living 1525. He succeeded his father in 1762 in the estate of Haystoun. He was a Physician at Edinburgh. On 9 November 1805, he was 'served heir at Peebles to John Hay, of Kingmeadows, his great-great [apparently great-great-great] grandfather and assumed the title [of Baronet] as heir male of the 3rd Baronet'. He married 13 December 1751, Dorriel, youngest daughter and coheir of Daniel Campbell of Greenyards, Secretary to the Bank of Scotland, by Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Tulloch, Writer. She died 28 March 1770. He died 21 October 1810."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II; page 412-413


  • Baronetcy had been dormant for 120 years following the death of the previous Baronet - Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II; page 412
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