Janet Hay

Lived
1800-
Origin
Haystoun
Father
Fourth daughter of Sir John Hay Bart of Haystoun, 1755 - 23 May 1830, banker in Edinburgh. He died possessed of £27,000. He gave Janet £3,000 as her marriage portion and £500 for her use: his other daughters received similar amounts. (4)
Mother
Mary Elizabeth Forbes, daughter of James, 16th Lord Forbes.
Story
Jane apparently shared a great interest with her husband in Castle Fraser, which she called 'the old chateau'
Chapel connection
1817 (wedding)
Married
1817
Spouse
Charles Fraser
Children
Frederick (1831-1897, only surviving son), Eleanor Jane (m.1853 Right Rev George Tomlinson, 1st Bishop of Gibraltar), Augusta Charlotte (m. 1854 Robert Drummond), and other issue.
Related to
William Forbes' first cousin: her father was the sister of Forbes' mother

Sources

  1. Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
  2. Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1818
  3. NTS Castle Fraser in Scots Heritage Magazine online accessed 27 June 2011
  4. Sir John Hay's will and inventory, SC70/1/43/337

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