The family moved to Edinburgh in 1794 (presumably for Margaret and her elder
sister Helen to find husbands) although the family income was pushed. The sons
went off to sea.
- James Maxtone of Cultoquhey, 1724-1798, 11th laird of
Cultoquhey. His family descended from a man called Maccus who lived at Maxton in
Roxburghshire in the twelfth century, and they appear at Cultoquhey about
- Marjory Graham was daughter of Patrick Graham, 9th son of
Thomas Graham of Balgowan. The Maxtones often married daughters of the Grahams
of Balgowan. She died suddenly in 1782 leaving ten children.
- 133 Princes Street
- Chapel connection
- 1813 (baptism). The family are buried at St John's.
- She appears to have been known as a beauty, A neighbour voted
for James Maxtone in an election for a Collectorship in Perthshire because he
was 'the man with the pretty daughters'
- 28 August 1797, at Edinburgh, on the same day as her sister
married William Stewart Esq of Ardvorlich. (4)
- Thomas Ramsay, her second
cousin and fifteen years her senior.
- Margery 1798-1841, James 1802-1821, Elizabeth 1800-1829,
Catherine Graeme 1801-1832, John Wedderburn 1804-1869, Margaret Murray 1804-1844,
Thomas 1807-1836, George 1809-1887, Mary Maxtone 1811-1868 (St John's), Lilias
- Related to
- James Clerk Rattray
and Mary Mansfield: her mother's cousin (and
namesake) married their great-uncle.
Campbell, James Moray and Mary Anne Erskine lived very nearby.
- Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
- Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1818
- Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic history of the Landed Gentry (London, Harrison, 1871) p.907.
- Star, 5 September 1797
- E. Maxtone Graham, The Maxtones of Cultoquhey (Moray Press, Edinburgh, 1935)
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