George Ramsay of Dalhousie

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George Ramsay

Birthplace: Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicolas de Ramsey and Isabella / Isabel / Isobel Ramsay
Husband of Elizabeth Ramsay
Father of William Ramsay; Sir James Ramsay of Cockpen; Agnes Riddell; Elizabeth Ramsay; Margaret Ramsay and 2 others
Brother of William Thomas Ramsey and Alexander Ramsay
Half brother of William Ramsay of Balmain and Margaret Ramsay

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About George Ramsay of Dalhousie

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on George Ramsay of Dalhousie:

George Ramsay of Dalhousie [1]

  • M, #240003,
  • d. 2 December 1580
  • Last Edited=20 Jul 2007

George Ramsay of Dalhousie was the son of Nicolas Ramsay of Dalhousie, Carnock, Foulden and Kerington.[1]

He married Elizabeth Hepburn, daughter of Hepburn of Waughton.[1]

He died on 2 December 1580.[1]

Between 1528 and 1564 he had charters of his lands.[1]

He fought in the Battle of Langside in 1568, where he supported Mary, Queen of Scots.[1]

He also had six daughters.[1]

Children of George Ramsay of Dalhousie and Elizabeth Hepburn

  • 1. James Ramsay of Cockpen+[1] d. Nov 1580
  • 2. John Ramsay of Dalhousie [1] d. b 12 Apr 1592
  • 3. Alexander Ramsay of Edglaw [1]
  • 4. William Ramsay [1]


  • 1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1019. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • Updated from MyHeritage Match via daughter Agnes Riddell (born Ramsey) by SmartCopy: Oct 7 2014, 22:33:32 UTC
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George Ramsay of Dalhousie's Timeline

Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 25
Age 28
Cockpen, Mid Lothian, Scotland, (present day United Kingdom)
Age 34
Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
December 2, 1580
Age 65
Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom