Houlton House

Haltoun House

It’s snowing today, so Colin the traveller can’t make it over to help me finish the retaining wall in the garden we’ve been building. So have been doing a bit more searching around and found a wiki entry for Haltoun House, which includes the painting of Richard Lauder I included in my post about the portrait of his daughter Elizabeth here. Richard married Mary Scot, Lady Haltoun. Sadly, it was eventually demolished in the 50s after a fire so probably not one I’ll be visting.

Elizabeth Lauder, heiress of Haltoun

Elizabeth Lauder, heiress of Haltoun

Just founder a new ancestor photo for my Maitland Ahnentafel. It’s of Elizabeth Lauder wife of Charles Maitland, 3rd Earl of Lauderdale.  She was the daughter of Richard Lauder and Mary Scot, Lady Haltoun, Strangely the Wiki entry doesn’t include a portrait of her husband although I found a great one below of her father Richard below. Continue reading