Mary Mansfield

Lived
1788-1818
Origin
Midmar, Aberdeenshire
Father
James Mansfield of Midmar (his eldest daughter), a banker and partner in the firm of Bell and Rennie, wine merchants of Leith. James and his son modernised the historic Midmar Castle. He died 1823. (3)
Mother
Marion Dalrymple Horn Elphinstone, great-granddaughter of Bishop Thomas Rattray.
Address
55 Northumberland Street
Chapel connection
1812 (baptism)
Married on
1809
Spouse
William MacKenzie
Children
Alexander (1812, a merchant in Leith at the time of his father's death), James Mansfield (27 August 1813 - 14 February 1838), Marion (1815), William (1816)
Related to
Gilbert Stirling, first cousin. Third cousin of James Clerk: their common ancestor was Bishop Thomas Rattray, who introduced Eastern Orthodox influence into the Scottish liturgy.

Sources

  1. Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
  2. Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1818
  3. 'Midmar Castle', H. Gordon Slade, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 113 (1983), p.594-619

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