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n assumed, 1821, the additional surname of
Carrick in compliance with the testamentary injunction of
his relative, Robert Carrick, a Banker at Glasgow, who be-
queathed to him estates in cos. Wigton, Kirkcudbright, and
Ayr. He d. 1 June, 1860.

Arms — Arg., on a fesse engrailed az., three mullets of the
field, in chief a sphinx ppr., all within a bordure engrailed gu.
Crest — The head of a Saracen in profile ppr., couped at the neck,
the turban arg., the cap vert. J/o»o— Duris non frangor.

Sf-ats — Corswall, Stranraer, co. Wigton, N.B. ; Brook Farm,
Cobham, Surrey ; and Monkton, Wilts.



MOORE OF KILLASHEE.

MooEE, Major Eichaed St. Legee, of Killa-
shee, CO. Kildare, J.P., High Sheriff 1881, late 5th



142-i



MOO



THE LANDED GENTRY.



MOO



Lancers, and Master of the Kildare Hounds, h. 12
Julv, IS-iS ; m. 3 April, 1873, Alice Geraldine, 3rd
dau. of Joseph Pratt Tyutc, Esq. of Tynte Park^ co.
Wiclilow, and has issue,

I. Richard Stephen Tynte St. Legeu, h. 'ZQ Jan. 1S90.

I. Geraldine Fanny Lonisa.

II. Evelyn Emma Cecilia.

III. Violet Florence Grace.

Lineage. — The Right Hon. Richard Mooue, P.C. one of
the Judges of the Court of Queen's Bench, in Ireland, the
second son of Stephen Moore, of Grenane (s e Moore of
£onu), b. 17So; m. 1st, Fanny, dau. of the Rev. Thomas
Eligh, and by her had a son.

Richard, of whom presently.
Judge Moore m. ^ndly, Wilhelmina, youngest dau. of ^yilIiam
Westby, Esq. of Thornhill, co. Dublin, and by her (who d. 13
March, ISGO) left at his decease, 31 Dec. 1807, one son and one
dau.,
William Westby, of Higham, co. Hants, J. P., A.D.C. to the
Earl of Eglington and the Earl of Carlisle, when Lords-
Lieutenant of Ireland, b. 182G ; m. 1st, 18C3, Louisa Susan
Anne, dau. of tlie Hon. G. M. Fortescue, of Dropmore, by
whom (who d. 1864) he had a dau., Anne Constance Louisa,
m. 31 Oct. 1893, Capt. \V. G. Wyld, Hampshire Regt. He m.
2ndly, 1868, Isabella Sophia Ann, dau. of Hon. Dudley
Ryder. She d. 31 Jan. 1884.
Fanny, d. unra. 3 Sept. 1861.

The eldest son,

Richard Mooke, Esq. of Killashee, co. Kildare, J. P., m. 3
Sept. 1847, Emma Frances, dau. of Richard Sharpe, Esq. of
Appscourt, Surrey, and by her (who d. 16 Jan. 1889) had
issue,

I. RicHAKD St. Legek, now of Killashee.

II. Stephen Blytli, m. May, dau. of — W'edderburn, and has
issue, one son and two daus.

III. Edmond Francis William.

I. Florence Henrietta Fanny, d. unm. 18S7.
Mr. Moore d. 1 June, 1881.

Arms — (.?ee Moore of Barne).
/iJettC— Killashee, Naas, co. Kildare.



IIOOE.E OF MIOIiENAIT.
MoOBE, EoBEUT Lton, Esq. of Molenan, co.
Londonderry, and Cliff, Co. Fermanagh, J. P. and
D.L., CO. Londonderry, J. P. co. Donegal, High
Sheriff co. Derry 1877, High Sheriff co. Donegal
1S86, educated Trin. Coll. Dublin, B.A. 1860, M.A.
18G5, called to the Irish Bar 1860, b. 1836, m.
1867, Mary Elizabeth Moore, dau. of the late John
Munu, Esq. J. P. and has issue,

I. RoDEKT Lton, Lieut. 4th Batt. Royal Inniskilling Fu.'.i-

liers, b. 18G3.
u. William Maxwell Scott, h. 1870.
ui. Walter, b. 1871.

I. Maiy Elizabeth Henrietta.

II. Patience Violet Holford.

Xiineagre. — This family of Moore is descended from James
Mure who settled in Ireland in the 17th century, and was the
son of William Mure, of Caldwell, co. Ayr. James Mure
had a numerous family, of whom the eldest son, William, .■!.
his tmcle, William ilure, 4th Laird of Glenderstown, and
Samuel, who changed his name to Moore on taking bis
diploma in Glasgow University in 1724. This Samuel Moore
practised as a medical man in cos. Donegal and Derry, and
was the direct ancestor of the Mooees of Mulctuui.

Robert Moore, Esq. ni. 1775, Anne Scott, and d. in America
in the early part of the present century. His son,

William Moore, Eeq. of Molenan, m. 1«35, Elizabeth, dau.
of Robert Maxwell, Esq. of Armagh, and d. 1853, leaving
issue,

I. Robert Lyon, now of Moleman.

II. Samuel Maxwell.

I. Wilhelmina Elizabeth, m. W. Green, Esq. of Government
House, Londondeny, and d. s. p.

Se"is— Molenan, co. Londonderry; and Cliff, Bellcel:, co.
Fermanagh,



to 1885, High Sheriff 1877, created a Count by H.
II. the Pope, 1879, is a Commander of the Order of
St. G-regorv, and Chamberlain to His Holiness, b.
15 Sept. 1849; m. 1877, Mnry Lucy Clifford, dau.
of Sir Charles Clifford, Bart, of Hatherton Hall,
CO. Stafford, and has issue,

I. Arthur Joseph Clifford, b. July, 1878.

II. Charles Joseph Henry O'llara, b. Nov. 1880.
I. Edith Mary.

Lineage.— Charles Moobk, Esq., son of Arthur Moore,
of Crookedstonc, co. Antrim, by Mary O'Hara his wife, pur-
chased Mooresfort, co. Tipperary, and was M.P. and J. P. for
that CO. He was b. 17 June, 1804; m. 12 Jan. 1835, Marian
Elizabeth, dau. of John Story, Esq., and had issue,
Charles Henry O'Hara, deceased.
Akthor John, now of Mooresfort.
Marian Kdith. Helena Blanche, a nun.

Laura Mai-y, m. 12 Aug. 1862, Capt. George Augustus
Vaughan, son of the Hon. George Laurence Vaughan, and
nephew of John, 3rd E.arl of Lisbiirne, and has issue,
AVilmot Charles, and Christine, m. J. C. M. Ogilvie F"oibes,
Esq. of Boyndlie, Aberdeenshire.

Mr. Moore d. Aug. 1869.

Arms — Az., on a chief engrailed or, a rose gu., barbed and
seeded ppr., between two mullets pierced of the third. Crist —
Out of a mural crown ppr., a Moor's head also ppr., wreathed
about the temples arg. and az., and chai-ged in the neck with
a rose gu., barbed vert. Motto — F'ortis cadere cedere noa
potest.

SciU — Mooresfort, and Aherlow Castle, Banshee, Tipperary.
JResideiKe—lO, Grafton Street, W .



MOORE OF MOORESFORT.

MooEE, Ap.inuR Jonx, Esq. of Mooresfort, co.
Tipperary, J. P. and D.L., M.P. for Cloumel 1874



MOORE OF BALLYDIVITY.

Stewart-Mooee, James, Esq. of Ballydivity, co.
Antrim, M.A., J.P., High Sheriff 1880, b. Nov.
18-17; *. his father 1870; m. 11 Jan. 1871, Eliza-
beth, dau. of Charles Stuart, Esq. of Bailyhivistock,
CO. Antrim, and has issue,

I. James, b. 18 June, 1876.

II. Charles F'rancis, b. 1 Dec. 1878.

I. Elhel, b. 3 Dec. 1877. ii. Mary, b. 14 Feb. ISSO.

III. Kanierine Frances, b. 21 April, 1883.

Lineage — Andrew Stewart settled in Ireland after
the battle of CuUodcn, 1746. His son, James Stewart, m.
Jane, only dau. of James Moore, of Ballydivity, and was
father of

James Stewart-Moore, Esq. of Ballydivity, High Sheriff co.
Antrim 1798. He m. 17S2, Jlargaret, dau. of the Ven. William
Sturrock, Archdeacon of Armagh, and d. 1845, having had
issue,

I. James Stewart-Moore, his hciv.

II. John, m. Elizabeth, dau. of A. Dunlop, Esq., and had
issue,

1 Margaret. 2 Frances.

3 Catherine, d. unm. 4 Anne.

5 Mary, -jn. Rev. A. Creery, and d. s. p.

III. Henrj', d. unm..

I. Harriett, m. W. Stewart, Major 74th Foot, and had
issue.

II. Jane, m. John Owens, Esq., and had issue.

III. Elizabeth, 7n. Thomas Robinson, Esq., and had issue.

The eldest son,

James Stewart-JIoore, Esq. of Ballydivity, co. Antrim,
J. P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1849, Capt. 11th Hussars, served
in the Peninsular, at Waterloo, and in India, b. 1793; m. 1815,
Frances, uau. of Henry Richardson, Esq. of Somerset, co.
Londonderry, and d. 1S70, leaving by her (who d. 1876),

I. James, now of Ballydivity.

II. Henry, b. 1850; iii. June, 1SS2, Emily, dau. of Butler
Giveen, Esq., J. P. and D.L. of Cooldaragh, co. Antiim.

I. JIargaret, i,i. Lieut. -Col. H, Tracey, R.A.

II. Catherine Elizabeth, ra. 18G7, Anthony Traill, M.D.,
Fellow Trin. Coll. Dublin.

Scat — Ballydivity, Dervock, co. Antrim.



MOORE OF MANORKILBRIDE.

Moore, Joseph Ei-ExcnEi:, Esq. of Manor-
kilbride, co. Wicklow. J.P. (High Sheriff, co.
Wicklow 189-4), M.A. Trin. Coll. Dublin, b. 2 Dec.
1835; m. 5 Dec. 1S61, Jane, dau. of James



MOO



THE LAJN^DED GENTRY.



MOE



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Atkinson, Esq. of Longford Terrace, Monkstown,
and Belfast, New South Wales, and has issue,

J. Thomas Brown, Lieut. E.E., b. 26 April, 1865.

II. Joseph Scott, Capt. Army Service Corps, 6. 14 Oct. 1366.

III. George Fletcher, 1 twins, b. 10 Oct.

IV. Nithsdale Carleton Atkinson, R.N. , J 1874.

V. James Maxwell, 6. 1879 {dec).

I. Emily Elizabetli. ii. Bertha Mary.

III. Ada Catherine. iv. Louisa Anne Fletcher.

Lineag-e.— This family, which is of Scottish origin,
settled in the North of Ireland about 1650.

Joseph Mooee, Esq. of Bonds Glen, co. Londonderry, m.
1794, Anne, dau. of George Fletcher, Esq. of Tottenham, co.
Middlesex, and d. 1852, leaving by her (who d. 1803) a son,

Joseph Scott Moore, Esq. of Manorkilbride, co. Wicklow,
J.P., High Sheriff 1866, 6. 1796; m. 1832, Elizabeth, dau. of
Thomas Brown, Esq. of Ardwick, near Manchester, and by her
(who d. 12 Sept. 1886) had issue,

Joseph Fletcher, now of Manorkilbride.
Mr. Moore d. 9 March, 1884, and was s. by his only son, Joseph
Fletcher Moore, Esq. of Manorkilbride.

.9eaf— Manorkilbride, co. Wicklow.

ClvMs— University, Dublin, and Royal St. George Yacht.



PAEKIN-MOOKE OF WHITEHALL.

Paekin-Mooee, William, Esq. of Whitehall,
CO. Cumberland, J. P., b. 12 July, 1865 ; m. 12 Sept.

1888, Lucy Josephine C, only dau. of Dr. Cranage,
of Wellington, Salop, and has issue, Lucy Agnes, b.
28 April, 1891, and Eleanor, b. 17 May, 1893. He
assumed the additional surname of Mooee, in Jan.

1889, under the will of his great-uncle, Greorge
Moore, Esq. of Whitehall.

Lineag-e. — William Parkin, Esq. of Blaithwaite, co.
Cumberland (son of William Parkin, who d. 30 Dec. 1860), •,;(.
12 June, 1862, Margaret, only dau. of Joseph Barnes, Esq.,
and by her (who d. 29 Feb. 1868) had issue,

William, now of Whitehall.

Eleanor. Margaret.

Mr. Parkin d. 7 Dec. 1882.

Sea(— Whitehall, Mealsgate, Carlisle.




MOEANT OF BROKENHURST.

MoEANT, John, Esq. of Brokenhurst Park, Hants,
J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1869, b. 11 Feb. 1825 ;
m. 1st, 26 June, 1855, Lady Henrietta Louisa
Priscilla Somerset, dau. of Henry, 7th Duke of
Beaufort K.G-. (which lady d. 17 June, 1863) ; and
2ndly, 2 April, 1866, Flora Jane, youngest dau. of
the Hon. and Rev. William Eden, by his wife,
Baroness Grey de Ruthyn, by whom he has issue,

I. Edward John IIarrt Eden, b. 1S68.

II. Francis George, b. 1869.

I. Mabel Caroline Flora, n, . 1889, Herbert George Alexander,
Esq., and has issue, Dudley Hallam Wallace, b. 1890 ; and
Muriel Augusta Morant, 6. 1892.

Lineage.— This family claims descent from the Moraunts
of Moraunt's Court, Kent, who are said to have sprung from
the ancient Norman House of Morant of Chateau Morant,
represented at this day by Mons. de Morant, Marquis de
Eoncherolles and Baron de Coulonces. Soon after the seizure
of Jamaica, 1655, John Morant settled in that island, and d.
1683. His son, John, dying 1723, left a son, John Morant,
whom. Mary, dau. of Edward Pennant, Esq. of Clarendon, and
.sister of Sir Samuel Pennant, Knt., and had, besides other
issue, a son,

Edward Morant, Esq., M.P. for Hindon 1761, for Lyming-
ton 1776-8, and for Yarmouth 1780-4; m. 1st, 1756, Eleanor
Angelina, dau. of — Dawkins. Esq., and had issue, i. John,
of whom presently; 2ndly, 27 April, 1762, Mary Whitehorne,
dau. and heiress of James Goddard, Esq. of the family of
GODDARD of Chiffe Pipard, AVilts, and by her had a son,

Edward Gregory Morant-Gale, of Upham, Hants, h. 29 Nov.
1(7.; assumed the additional surname of Gale on s. to
Ihe Jamaica property of his uncle, William Gale ; to. 1st,
i!.lizabeth, dau. of Gore Townsend, Esq. of Honinstton Hall
II.



CO. Warwick, who d. s. p. He m. 2ndly, Sept. 1816, Emily
Jane, dau. of Samuel Gambler, Esq., and by her (who U
22 Dec. 1866, left at his decease, 2 Aug. 1855,

I. Edward John, b. 7 Oct. 1818; m. 20 Nov. 1845, Maria
Henrietta, 2nd dau. of Sir Simeon Henry Stuart, Bart, of
Hartley Maudit, and has had issue, 1 Edward Stuart, b. 7
Sept. 1846 ; 2 Ernest Frederic, who dropped the name of
Gale, 6. 29 July, 1849, m. 24 JIarcli, la80, Mary Isabel,
dau. of William Morritt, Esq. of Petropolis, Brazil, and d.
26 Aug. 1888, leaving issue, Ernest Edward William, h.
19 Sept. 1886; John Gambler, 6. 23 April, 1887; Arthur, 6.
15 July, 1888 ; 3 John Gregory, 6. 12 Feb. 1862, d. 22 Sepr.
1877 ; 1 Maria Selina, m. 5 June, 1877, Sir Henry Hawley,
Bart., andrf. 25 July, 1877; 2 Caroline Frances ; 3 Eva
Georgiana; 4 Emily Jane, d. 3 April, 1860; 5 Isabel Mary
Jane, m. 9 July, 1889, John Henry James Edwards, Esq.
of Craigton, co. Ross, N.B., and has issue, Marjory Eva
May, b. 15 Oct. 1891.

II. Frederic, who dropped the name of Gale, 6. 30 July,
1825 ; m. 22 Oct. 1862, Emma Matcham, and has had
issue, F'rederic Arundell Gambler, b. 10 Nov. 1864,
drowned at sea, 28 June, 1884; Edward Bertie, 6. 14 Oct.
1868; Francis Hubert, b. 19 June, 18(0; Emmeline
Lillie ; Evelyn Geraldine Cicely.

I. Emily Jane, b. 6 July, 1817; m. 16 April, 1839, Walter
Jervis Long, Esq. of Preshaw, Hants, and had issue {ste
Long of Preshau-).

II. Mary, b. 27 Sept. 1820; m. 28 Nov. 1855, Arthur
Forrest, Esq.

III. Louisa, b. 15 July, 1823; m. 7 Sept. 1843, William
Skipwith, Esq., and has issue {see Skipwith, Bart.).

IV. Sophia, 6. 6 Jan. 1830; m. 10 Sept. 1862, Capt. John
Horndon Parry, Royal Marines, and d. 26 F'eb. 1886,
leaving issue, John Horndon (Rev.), b. 7 July, 1863 ; m.
24 Feb. 1891, Marian, 2nd dau. of Rev. V. Baker, of
Bristol ; Edward Morant Horndon, b. 7 Nov. 1866.

Mr. Morant d. 27 July, 1791. His elder son,

John Morant, Esq. of Brokenhurst, Hants, m. 5 Oct. 1784,
Elizabeth Mary, dau. of George Richards, Esq., and by her
(who d. 21 Nov. 1794) left at his decease, 2 March, 1794, three
sons and two daus.,

John, his heir.

Edward, Ensign IstRegt. of Guards, d. 2 Sept. 1809.

George, of Farnborough Place, Hants, b. 1781 ; m. 19 April,
1813, Mary, dau. of Evelyn Shirley, Esq. of Ettington Park,
CO. Warwick, and d. 17 Dec. 1875, having by her (who d.
17 Feb. 1838) had issue,

I. George, J. P., Grenadier Guards, b. 18 Jan. 1814; m.
31 Aug. 1835, Lydia, 3rd dau. of John Hemphill, Esq. of
Cashel, co. Tipperary, and d. 7 Feb. 1874, leaving issue,

1 George Digbt, Comna. R.N., b. 8 Aug. 1837; m. H
Sept. 1856, Sophia Georgiana, youngest dau. of Lieut. -
Col. Eyres, Grenadier Guards, and has issue, George
Edward Jordan, 6. 31 Julv, 1868, and Lydia Louisa.

2 Charles Philip, i';. IG April, 1S44.

3 John Hemphill, b. 29 April, 1847.

4 Edward, Capt. 31st Regt., 6. 7 Dec. 184S; d. unm. 29
Sept. 1882.

1 Mary Barbara, d. 2 Oct. 1852.

2 Jane Malvina Williamza, vi. 1st, 1 Aug. 1860, Daniel
Thomas Grimston, of Grimston and Kilnwick, co.
York, and 2ndly, 3 Feb. 1883, John Hugh Dillon, Esq.

3 Lydia Emily.

4 Harriet Louisa Horatia.

5 Georgina Madeline Laura, m. 20 May, 1879, Peregrine
Henry Thomas Fellowes, 31st Regt , son of Major.Gen.
Fellowes, R.M.

6 Eliza. 7 Memoria Mary.

8 Flora Ebuda Catherine.

9 Phillis Angelina Bo.samond.

II. Edward, Major 12th Royal Lancers, d. unm. 10 June,
1882.

III. Henry John (Rev.), Knapton Hall, Norfolk, m. 27
May, 1852, Caroline, dau. of Sir Sandford Graham, 2nd
Bart., and d. 14 Sept. 1871. She d. 6 Oct. 1877.

IV. Charles, late Uth Hussars, m. Malvina Elizabeth, dau.
of John Hemphill, Esq. of Cashel, co. Tipperary, and has,

1 Charles. 2 Horatio.

1 Maud.

V. Horatio Harbord, Major-Gen., A.D.C. to the Queen, r,i.
21 Nov. 1867, Katherine Selina, only child of F'rancis
Locke, Esq. of Rowdeford, WHts, and has issue, a dau.,
b. 9 Dec. 1878.

Jane, m. Gen. Sir John Lambert, K.C.B., and d. his widow
22 May, 1864. Catherine, d. 26 April, 1802.

The eldest son,

John Morant, Esq. of Brokenhurst, J.P. and D.L., b. 27
Jan. 1787, High Sheriff co. Hants 1820. He m. 18 Sept. 1823,
Lady Caroline Augusta Hay, dau. of William, 16th Earl of
Erroll, and d. 5 May, 1857, leaving issue,

John, now of Brokenhurst.

Hay-Richards, of Ringwood, Hants, m. 2 Nov. 1861, Eliza
beth, dau. of Charles Fluder, Esq. of Lymington, Hants

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and has a son, Hay George Samuel, b. 26 Dec. 1862, and
other issue.
■\Villiam Samuel, Capt. formerly ia the Grenadier Guards,
m. Isabella, dau. of F. B. Long, Esq., and il. 12 Feb. 1879.
Augusta Margaret, d. 1828.

Arms — Gu., on a clifivron arg. three talbots passant or.
Crest — A dove, in the beak an olive branch, all ppr. Molto —
En mourant j'espere.

Seat — Brokenhurst Park, near Lymington, Hants.



MORAY OP ABERCAIRNY.

Homk-Deuiimond-IIoray, William Augustus,
Esq. of Abercairny, co. Perth, Captain, late Scots
Guards, b. 12 April, 1852, J.P. and D.L. co. Perth,
served with the 2nd batt. Scots Guards in the expe-
dition to the Soudan, 1885, was present m the
engagements at Hasheen and Tamai (medal and
clasp and Khedive's star).

J^Hiniln of ^tDraiT of ^LbErtairniJ.

The great House of JIokat, or Murrat, derives from

Freskine, a Fleming, who settled in Scotland during the
reign of David 1., and acquired from that monarch the lands
of Strathbrock, co. Linlithgow. Frcskine was s. in 1 158 by his
only son,

William de Moravia, who left two .sons. The elder,

William de Moravia, s. his father in 1200. He seems to
have m. the dau. and heiress of David de Olifand, Justiciary
of Loudoun, in tlie reign of Alexandek IL, to have acquired
by her the lands of Bothwell, and to have had a son and heir,

Walter de Moravia,* who s. liis father in 122G, and wa.s the
first of this family designed by the title of " Bothwell." Wal-
ter de Moravia ;». a dau. of Duncan, Earl of Fife, and had two
sons, William and Andrev.', by the older of whom.

Sir William de Moeavia, Dominus de Botliwell. he «.
in 1284. He d., however, without issue in 1293, and was s. by
his brother,

Sir Andrew Moray, of Boihwell, joint Governor of the
Kingdom, distinguished himself as the associate of Wallace.
He m. a dau. of Sir John Cumin, Lord of Badeuoch, and, falling
at the battle of Stirling, left issue,

I. Andrew (Sir), who s. at Bothwell. lie m. Lady Christian
Bruce, sister of King Kobert I. ol Scotland, and had two
sons,

John and Thomas, successively lords of Bothwell. The
elder d. without issue ; and the younger, Thomas, left an
only dau. and heiress, Jean, m. .\rchib.ild, Lord of Gallo-
way, afterwards Earl of Douglas.

II. AYiLLiAM, of Drumsargard.
The 2nd son.

Sir Willia.m Moray, of Drumsargard, d. about the year
1300, and was .■:. by his son.

Sir John Moray, de Drumsargard, a personage of great
influence at the period in which he lived. He ra. 1299, Lady
Mary, only dau. of Malise, 6th Earl of Strathcm, by whom he
acquired the lands of Abercairny, Ogilvic, <fec., and had issue,
Maurice (Sir) ; Aiexander (Sir); and Walter, ancestor of
the Morays of Ogilfacc, a family now extinct. Sir John !Moray
d. in the early part of the 14th century, and was s. by his
eldest son.

Sir Maurice Moray, of Drumsargard, a steady adherent of
David Brcce, who obtained, 1343, from that monarch a
charter of the Earldom of Strathern to himself and the heirs
male of his body. His lordship m. a dau. of Thomas Randolph,
Earl of Moray, but had no issue. Accompanying King David
on his unfortunate expedition into England, the Earl was slaia
at the battle of Durham, 134G, when the title of Strathern
reverted to the Crown, while the estates and representation of
the family devolved on his brother.

Sir Alexander Moray, who was returned heir to his
paternal inheritance 1349. In 136G, at the decease of Thomas,
last Lord of Bothwell, without male issue, Sir Alexander
claimed, as next heir male, the succession to his estates; but
the Lord of Galloway, having m., as before stated, the dau.
and heiress of the deceased Lord of Bothwell, had obtained
full possession. Sir Alexander Moray was s. at his decease
by his son.

Sib Andrew Moray, of Ogiivy and Abercairny, on whom
King James II. of Scotland conferred the honour of Knight-
hood. He m. a dau. of Sir Humphrey Cunningham, of Glen-

* Besides Walter his heir, thisWilliam had other sons " who,''
continues Chalmers, "propagated the name of Moray byfoimd-
ing other houses, one of which was the Murrays of Tullibardine,
now represented by the Duke of Athoil."



garnock, an ancient Ayrshire family, by whom he left at hi.s
demise, Ump. James III. (with three daus., the elder m. Sir
Maurice Dmmmond, of Concraig, and the younger, Charles
Campbell, of Strouehore), a son and successor,

Sir Humphry Moray, of Ogiivy and Abercairny, living tem/).
King James III. He vi. Catherine, dau. of Patrick, Lord
Graham, and sister of William, 1st Earl of Montrose, by whom
he left a son and heir,

Andrew Moray, of Abercairny, one of the gallant warrioii?.
of the reign of James IV. He m. Margaret, dau. of Alexander
IJobertson, of Strowan, and had three sons,

George, who fell at Floddenfield, m. Agnes, a dau. of the-
eminent House of Liiidscy, and had a son,
John, heir to his father.

Humphrey (Sir), who d. s. p.

Robert, tutor-in-law to his nephew, Johu, during his-
minority.
Abercairny attended his Sovereign to Floddcn, and was there
slain with his elder son, 1513. His grandson,

John Moray, of Abercairny, m. his cousin. Lady Kicholas-
Graham, dau. of William, Earl of Montrose, and had issue,
William, his heir; Robert, successor to his brother; Marian,.
))!. Malcolm Robertson, of Kierquhan ; Margaret, m. Andrew-
Shaw, of Kiulochill ; Agnes, m. James Marshall, of Fitcairn ;
Elizabeth, 711. John Horroek, of that ilk ; Janet, to. David
Joschoch, of Monyvaird ; and Barbara, v.-ho d. ^mm. John
Moray fell at the battle of Pinkie, 1574, and was s. by his son,

William Moray, of Abercairny, in. Margaret, dau. of
Laurence, Lord Oliphant, but d. without surviving issue, 1558,
when the estates and representation passed to his brother,

KoEEF.T Moray, of Abercairny, who m. 15G0, Catherine, dau>
of William Murray, of Tullibardine, and had, with other issue,.
I. William, his heir ; 11. David (Sir), of Gorthy, appointed by
James VI. Governor to that monarch's eldest son, Prince-
Henrv, and d. s. -p. ; iii. Mungo (Sir), of Craigie, who to. a
dau. of George Halket, of Pitfirran, and had issue, Sir Robert
Moray, Lord Justice Clerk, buried in AVestminster Abbey, and
Sir William Moray, of Dreghorn, Master of the Works to ICing
Charles II, The Laird of Abercairny d. 21) Sept. 1549, and.
was s. by his son.

Sir William Moray, of Abercairny. This gentleman, con-
temporary with King James VI., wm brought up with that
Prince at Stirling, His Majesty being then under the care oli
Abercairny's aunt, the Countess of Mar. Sir William, who was-
Ma.ster of the Horse to the Queen, m. Christian, dau. of Sir
Laurence Mercer, of Aldic, and had (with a dau. Mary, m.
Patrick Murray, of Ochtertyre) a son,

Robert, m. Helen, dau. of Alexander Bruce, of Cultma-
lundie, and, dying v. p. 1628, left issue,

William, heir to his grandfather.

David, d. s. p.
Anne, m. Alexander Robertson, Esq. of Strowan.

Sir William Moray rf. 1640, and was s. by his grandson,

William Moray, Esq. of Abercairny, a devoted Royalist, 'i,u
Anne, dau. of George Hay, of Keillor grandfather of John,
12th Earl of Errol, and had (with two daus., Isabel, m. Sir
Archibald Stewart, Bart, of Burrow ; and Helen, to. Mungo
Graham, of Gorthy) three sons, the eldest of whom.

Sir Robert Moray, of Abercairny, s. his father 1G42, and
received the honour of knighthood from King Charles II.
immediately after the Restoration. He m. Anne, dau. of
Patrick Graham, Esq. of Inchbraikie, and had issue,

William, his heir.

Kobert, a steady adherent to the Stuart family, to whom
the exiled James II., at St. Germacs, enrrusted several
important commissions. He m. Janet, dan. of John
Murray, Esq. of Polmais, and left issue ; but the line is ;
now extinct.

John, who after the Revolution entered the I'^rench service, J
and attained the rank of Lieut.-Col. He d. unvi. 1710.

Anne, hi. David Graham, Esq. of Fintry.

Emma, m. James Graham, Esq. of Garvock.

Sir Robert d. 1704, and was s. by his eldest son,

William Moray, Esq. of Abercairny. This gentleman,
taking no part in public affairs, but residing chiefly upon hi»
paternal estate, improved the inheritance, and freed it entirely
from the incumbrances which the injustice of former times
and the extravagance of some of his predecessors had incurred.
He m. Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Graeme, Esq. of Belgowan,
and dying 1735, left (with two daus., Louisa, m. Alexander,
6th Earl of Kelly ; and EUzabeth, to. David Grceme, Esq.) an
only son,

James Moray, Esq. of Abercairny, m. the Lady Christian
Montgomery, dau. of Alexander, 9th Earlof Eglinton, and bad ^
issue,



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