Anne Crawford (Dame Pollok)

Lived
1735-1814
Origin
Mursley, Buckinghamshire
Father
Reverend Cornelius Crawford, son of Lawrence Crawford, of Jordanhill. Cornelius was a fellow at Baliol, Oxford, curate at Andover with Foxcott, 1726; incumbent in Mursley, Buckinghamshire 1729; and Lamorran, Cornwall, 1751-3. (3) He died 1753.
Address
She lived at 12 Queen Street until about 1800 when she moved to 9 South Charlotte Street
Estate
Pollok
Religious views
She was the daughter of a Church of England clergyman.
Assessed taxes 1811
Her house had 15 windows and a rental value of £60. She had one male servant and paid armorial bearings tax. (4)
Chapel connection
1814, funeral
Spouse
Sir Robert Pollok Baronet, of Pollok, grandson and heir of the first baronet Robert Pollok, who succeeded to the baronetcy 1735 and died 1783 without male heirs. He was a cousin of Anne: his grandmother was Jean Crawford, daughter of Cornelius Crawford of Jordanhill.
Children
Cornelia, died an infant in 1785.

Sources

  1. Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
  2. Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1818
  3. London Magazine, vol 20 (1751) p.93
  4. Assessed taxes for the Burgh of Edinburgh year ending at Whitsunday 1811, National Archives of Scotland E327/51

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