Galbraith lands in Lennox

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Research by Denis Rixson into the enormous Galbraith estate in the Lennox reveals properties held by the Douglas and Logan families who married Galbraith heiresses.

The following table allows us to splice these holdings of Alexander Douglas of Mains and John Logan of Balvie together.


Douglas lands Logan lands Original Galbraith holding Parish
Mains Balvie Logan Balvie E Kilpatrick
Little Balvie Douglas   Balvie E Kilpatrick
Ledcamroch Douglas Ledcamroch Logan Ledcamroch E Kilpatrick
Harlehewin     Strathblane
Cameron Douglas Cameron Logan Cameron Drymen
Camoquhil Douglas Camoquhil Logan Camoquhil Balfron
Balfunning Douglas (1) Balfunning Logan Balfunning Drymen
Feorlincarry     Rosneath
Portincaple     Row
  Gartconnell Gartconnell E Kilpatrick
  Bannachtan Bannachtan E Kilpatrick
Ferguston (Robert Douglas) (2) Ferguston Logan Ferguston E Kilpatrick
  Inchtavannach Inchtavannach  
?Baljaffray     E Kilpatrick

 

 

Notes:
1. In 1634, Walter Buchannan is recorded as being of Balfunning. In 1772, William Gairdner, son of John Gairdner, appears to have been the owner. The estates of John M. Kechnie, of Balfunning Douglas, in the parish of Drymen, Cattle Dealer and Farmer, were sequestrated on the 19th day of March 1841.  In the ownership of Dr (?Thomas) Graham, of Killearn, in 1861

2.  Robert Douglas of Ferguston was the son of William Douglas, 4th of Mains (a 1491)

 

 

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