William Ruthven, alias Ballindean

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About William Ruthven, alias Ballindean

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on William Ruthven:


William Ruthven [1]

  • M, #131869
  • Last Edited=14 May 2008
  • Consanguinity Index=0.13%

William Ruthven was the son of Sir William Ruthven and Katharine Stewart.[2]

He married Christian Barclay, daughter of Patrick Barclay of Towie and Anne Drummond, in 1621.[3]

After 1600 his name was legally changed to William Ballindean after the name of Ruthven was proscribed.[1]

He lived at Gardyne, Scotland.[1]

Children of William Ruthven and Christian Barclay

  • 1. William Ruthven [2]
  • 2. Sir Francis Ruthven [2] d. 1655
  • 3. Maj.-Gen. Sir John Ruthven+[2]


  • 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 691. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 3. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 253.
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William Ruthven, alias Ballindean's Timeline

Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Age 65