Ramsays and Mansfields

I may have found this before but I’ve found a William Ramsay, Esq married to a Janet Mansfield in A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the landed gentry of Great Britain … by Sir Bernard Burke as part of the following entry for Ramsay of Barnton:

RAMSAY, CHARLES-WILLIAM-RAMSAY, Esq. of Barnton House, MidLothian, and Sauchie, со. Stirling, b. 22 Feb. 1844; s. his father 1850.

LINEAGE.—GEORGE RAMSAY, Esq. of Barnton, b.1769, son of William Ramsay, Esq., by Janet Mansfield, his wife; m. 24 Feb. 1791, the Hon. Jean Hamilton, 2nd dau. of Robert, Lord Belhaven, and had issue,

i. William Ramsay, his heir.
i. Susan, m, to Alexander, eldest son of Sir Alexander-Charles- Maitland Gibson, Bart, of Clifton Hall.
ii. Janet, m. to James Watson, Esq. of Saughton; their only dau. and heir m. Lord Aberdour.
iii. Agnes, m. to James Coninghame, Esq. of Balgownie.
iv. Jean, d. unm.
v. Mary, d. uum.
vi. Helen, d. unm.
vii. Keith-Alicia, m. to Sir Archibald Dunbar, Bart, of Northfield.
viii. Georgina, m. to Sir Thomas-Wollaston White, Bart, of I Wallingwells.

Mr. Ramsay d. In 1810, and was s. by his son,

William-Ramsay Ramsay, Esq. of Barnton, b. 29 May, 1809, M.P. for Mid-Lothian; m. 4 Aug. 1828, the Hon. Mary Sandilands, only dau. of Lord Torphichen, and dying 1850, left a son and heir,

CHARLES WILLIAM, now of Barnton and Sauchie.

I’ve found a Miss Janet Mansfield marrying a William Ramsay (merchant) on 31 July 1763 in the REGISTER OF MARRIAGES For the Parish of Edinburgh. I also found a Miss Jean Hamilton marrying a George Ramsay (younger of Barnton) on 21 Feb. 1791, which is only 3 days out from the date above. The Parish of Edinburgh recordsalso mention that Agnes Brown married Peter Ramsay (stabler) 2 Mar. 1760. I’m guess that this Peter is the brother of William.

The records also mention the marriages of a few other family members including:

James Mansfield, captain lieutenant in 7th regiment of Dragoons, and Miss Margaret, d. to Mr. Peter Ramsay of Wariston in county of Midlothian, in Tolbooth on 16 Sept. 1770

Miss Elizabeth Hamilton to William Ramsay, jun. (banker) on 7 Dec. 1791

John Marjoribanks
, in St. Andrew and Miss Alison Ramsay, dau. of William Ramsay of Barnton on 12 Apr. 1791

Baillie Matthew, of Cairnbroe, Captain of the 13th Dragoons and Miss Agnes Ramsay, second daughter. of William Ramsay of Barnton on 25 Dec. 1792

John Marjoribanks and Alison Ramsay are also ancestors has their daughter married Josiah Nisbet and his daughter married George Ramsay Maitland who is my great great great grandfather.

I haven’t worked out whether Janet Mansfield is the daughter of James Mansfield who founded the private bank that later became Mansfield, Ramsay and


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