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Thomas Hay, Lord Huntington

Death: February 4, 1755
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Place of Burial: Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Hay of Huntingdon and Mary Gordon
Husband of Margaret Murray
Father of ? Hay; Colonel Patrick Hay; Margaret Hay; Alexander Hay of Mordington and Thomas Hay
Brother of Ann Hay and John Hay

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Thomas Hay, Lord Huntington


is the son of Alexander Hay, and his wife, Mary Gordon. He was one of the Lords of Session [The Peeerage]


Thomas Hay, Lord Huntigton, died on 4 February 1755 [The Peeerage]


Thomas Hay, Lord Huntington, married Margaret Murray, daughter of Sir David Murrat of Stanhipe, Baronet [The Peerage]


Thomas Hay, Lord Huntington, and his wife, Margaret Murray, had five children:

(1) a daughter who died in 1775

(2) Colonel Patrick Hay

(3) Margaret Hay

(4) Alexander Hay

(6) Thomas Hay


Biographical Summary

"Thomas Hay of Huntington - Son of Alexander Hay, advocate, became a member of the bar 3d June 1725; and in March 1742 was appointed Keeper of the Signet, in the room of Alexander Macmillan, writer to the signet. He was nominated successor to John Pringle of Haining, as one of the Judges of the Court of Session, 8th October and took his seat 28th November 1754, by the title of Lord Huntington. He enjoyed that office for a very short period however, having died suddenly while sitting on the bench, on the 4th of February 1755, from whence his corpse was removed to his house in town, and interred on the 8th in the church yard of Haddington."

SOURCE: An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 520-521

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February 4, 1755
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland