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Patrick Vaus of Barnbarroch

Also Known As: "Patrick Vans of Barnbarroch"
Birthplace: Barnbarroch, Wigtonshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Barnbarroch, Wigtonshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of John Vaus of Barnbarroch and Janet Vans
Husband of Elizabeth Kennedy of Girvanmains and Catherine Kennedy
Father of Isobel Vans; Grissell Vans; Margaret Vans; Janet Vans; Sir John Vans of Barnbarroch and 9 others
Brother of Alexander Vance

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About Patrick Vaus of Barnbarroch

Sir Patrick Vaus, Lord of Barnbarroch was the son of John Vaus of Barnbarroch and Janet McCulloch.1 He married, firstly, Elizabeth Kennedy, daughter of Sir Hew Kennedy of Girvanmains, in 1560.1 He married, secondly, Katherine Kennedy, daughter of Gilbert Kennedy, 3rd Earl of Cassillis and Margaret Kennedy, in 1573.1 He died on 22 December 1597.1

He held the office of Lord of Session [Scotland] in 1575.1 He was styled as Lord Barnbarroch [Scottish Law Lord] in 1575.1 He was invested as a Knight in 1583.1 He held the office of Scottish Ambassador to Denmark in 1587, to arrange the marriage of King James VI.1 He held the office of Lord of Council in 1587.1 In 1589 he accompanied King James VI to Norway.1 In 1591 he had Barnbarroch erected into a free Barony.1

Children of Sir Patrick Vaus, Lord Barnbarroch and Elizabeth Kennedy

  • 1.Isobell Vaus+1
  • 2.Margaret Vaus1
  • 3.Janet Vaus1
  • 4.Grissell Vaus+1

Children of Sir Patrick Vaus, Lord Barnbarroch and Katherine Kennedy

  • 1.Patrick Vaus+1 d. 1649
  • 2.Robert Vaus1
  • 3.Alexander Vaus1
  • 4.Eupheme Vaus+1
  • 5.Elizabeth Vaus1
  • 6.Catherine Vaus1
  • 7.Jean Vaus1
  • 8.Florence Vaus1
  • 9.Mary Vaus+1
  • 10.Sir John Vans of Barnbarroch+1 b. c 1574, d. 1642


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 263. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

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Patrick Vaus of Barnbarroch's Timeline

Barnbarroch, Wigtonshire, Scotland
Age 21
Age 23
Age 34
Longcastle, Ireland
December 22, 1597
Age 57
Barnbarroch, Wigtonshire, Scotland