Elizabeth Patoun (Lady Hope)

Lived
after 1756 - 1818
Origin
Inveresk
Father
John Patoun of Inveresk
Mother
Jean Douglas daughter of George Douglas of Friarshaw. Married at Edinburgh, 1756.
Address
9 Heriot Row
Estate
Pinkie The older family seat of Craighall was by this time in ruins: 'The situation is beautifully romantic, and the extent of the ruins indicate its former magnificence.' (5)
Religious views
Her sons' tutor was Reverend James Walker, Bishop Daniel Sandford's Dean and subsequently professor of theology, a staunch promoter of Scottish Episcopalianism in Edinburgh. (3)
Chapel connection
1818 (funeral)
Married
1779
Spouse
Archibald Hope, Baronet 1735-1794, who first married Elizabeth Macdowell (d.1778) daughter of William Macdowall of Castle Sempill. He suceeded his grandfather Sir Thomas Hope, who laid out the Meadows, 'Hope Park', to the south of Edinburgh.
Children
Step-children Thomas (heir, d.1801), Catherine (m. Grahame), Elizabeth; her children John (1781-1853 who succeeded Thomas, MP for Edinburgh), Hugh, William, Magdalen
Related to
Her husband was a third cousin of John Pringle and Margaret Hope; and Elizabeth and Isabella MacDowall were the neices of her husband's first wife.

Sources

  1. Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
  2. Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1818
  3. Complete Baronetage, ed G.E.C (William Pollard, Exeter, 1904) vol.2 p.344
  4. Inventory and Will, National Archives of Scotland
  5. Sir John Sinclair (ed), The Statistical Account of Scotland 1791-1799 vol.10 p.147

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