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About John Hay, Bart.
"Sir John Hay, Baronet [S 1635] of Haystoun, 3rd but 1st son and heir, born 3 August 1788; Advocate [S], 28 June 1811; M.P. for Peebles (three Parliaments), 1831-37; succeeded to the Baronetcy, 23 May 1830. He married 6 October 1821, Anne, daughter and heir of George Preston, Captain in the Royal Marines (died 1798, aged 60), 4th son of Sir George Preston, 4th Baronet [S 1637] of Valleyfield, co Perth. He died s.p. 1 November 1838, at Rome, aged 50. His widow, who in April 1855, inherited the estate of Valleyfield, died 2 September 1862, in Devonshire-place house, New road, Marylebone."
SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II; page 413
- Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 428