Lockharts

Lockharts of Carstairs

(A branch off Lockharts of Lee)

by Isabelle S. Lockhart

Sir James Lockhart of Lee (11th of Lee 1599) bought the barony of Carstairs from the second James Hamilton of Libberton. [Irving and Murray, The Upper Ward of Lanarkshire, 1864]

See “Lockharts of Lee” for detailed information about Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599, 1st of Carstairs), descendants of he and (his 1st wife) Jean Agnes Drummond, and he and (his 2nd wife) Isabel Weir. This presentation begins with descendants of Sir James Lockhart (1570-1633) (11th of Lee 1599, 1st of Carstairs) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck.

Early 17th Century

  • LOCKHARTS of LEE
  • (1G) William Locard (1st of Lee 1272) (b.mid 1200s)–
  • (2G) Sir Symon (2nd of Lee 1320) (b.early 1300s)–
  • (3G) Sir Alexander Lockhart (3rd of Lee 1371)–
  • (4G) Sir Alan Lockhart (4th of Lee 1445) and Margaret Lockhart of Bar–
  • (5G) Sir James Lockhart (7th of Lee 1492) and Miss Hepburn–
  • (6G) James Lockhart (8th of Lee 1517) and Mary Somerville–
  • (7G) Alan Lockhart (1510-1547) (9th of Lee 1532) and Jean Carmichael–
  • (8G) James Lockhart (10th of Lee 1548) and Janet Hamilton–
  • (9G) Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599, 1st of Carstairs) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck–

(10G-Lee-Carstairs) 5. Sir William Lockhart/ Lokhart, 2nd of Carstairs 1627 (b.abt.1600-d.bef.1659),

* Son of Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck.

+ 1m. Marion HEPBURN.

+ 2m. 1640, Mary CARMICHAEL. [Lanark, Register of Sasines, 1618-1720, Index.]

* 1614 Dec 17–Procuratory of Resignation by Sir James Lockhart of Lee, Kt., in favor of William Lokhart/ Lockhart, his eldest son, of the lands of Threipholme, in the parish and sheriffdom of Lanark, and right of patronage of the parish kirk of Carstairs. [NAS,GD1/59/64]

* 1627 Aug 22–Charter by Sir James Lokhart of Lie, Kt., to William Lokhart, apparent of Carstairs, and Marion Hepburne, his spouse, of the lands of Strafrank, and Hoill of Mosplat, and the remaining lands of the barony of Carstairs. [NAS,GD1/59/84]

* 1633–Sir James and his son Sir William obtained, in the years 1611, 1612, and 1629, charters of the barony and of lands included in it, all of which were ratified by Parliament in 1633. [Irving and Murray, The Upper Ward of Lanarkshire, 1864]

* 1648 Jun 2–Charter by the Commissioners of James, Duke of Lennox and Richmond, to Sir William Lockhart of Carstairs, Kt., and Dame Mary Carmichael, his spouse, in liferent, and to James Lockhart, their eldest son, in fee, of the lands of Stracfrank, Columbie and Kallis, and Hoill of Hosplat, in the barony of Carstairs, and also to said Sir William in liferent, and said James in fee, of the lands of Ryflet and Scheddishill and remaining lands of the barony of Carstairs, with mill and mill lands thereof and the office of bailiary of the said barony. [NAS,GD1/59/114]

* Children of Sir William Lockhart and Marion Hepburn:

+ 1. Anna Lockhart m. Robert PRESTON. [Edinburgh Register of Sasines,1654-1660, Index]

* Children of Sir William Lockhart and Mary Carmichael:

+ 2. James Lockhart, of Carstairs.

+ 3. Sir William Lockhart (3rd of Carstairs 1664) (d.1710).

+ 4. Daniel Lockhart.

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(10G-Lee-Carstairs) 6. Elizabeth Lockhart (b.abt.1609), of Lee,

* Daughter of Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck.

+ m. 11 Nov 1627, James LOCKHART (8th of Cleghorn 1627). [DB]

* See “Lockharts of Cleghorn“.
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7. John Lockhart, fiar of Heids until 1635 (b.abt.1610-d.bef.1655), in Carstairs,

* Son of Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck. [DB]

* John’s father gave him lands in parish of Carstairs. [DB]

* Mr. John Lockhart of Heids, advocate. [Register of Interments, Greyfriars]

* Children of John Lockhart, fiar of Heids in Carstairs:

+ 1. Thomas Lockhart.

+ 2. Robert Lockhart.

+ 3. Martha Lockhart (-d.11 Aug 1661). [Register of Interments, Greyfriars]

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(10G-Lee-Carstairs) 8. Grisel Lockhart (b.abt.1612),

* Daughter of Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck.

+ m. James BANNANTYNE of Corehouse, Scotland,

* Children of Grisel Lockhart and James Bannantyne:

+ 1. John Bannantyne.

+ 2. Margaret Bannantyne.

+ 3. Martha Bannantyne.

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9. Joseph Lockhart (b.abt.1613), of West Ravenstruther in Carstairs, [NAS]

* Son of Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck.

* 1614 Oct 7–Charter by Sir James Lockhart of Lie, Kt., in favor of Joseph Lockhart, his son, of the west £5 lands of Ravinistruther, in barony of Carstairs. [NAS]
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10. Samuel Lockhart (b.abt.1614), of East Ravenstruther in Carstairs,

* Youngest son of Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck. [NAS,GD1/59/99]

* 1614 Oct 7–Charter by Sir James Lockhart of Lie, Kt., to Samuel Lockhart, his son, of the east £5 lands of Ravinistruther in barony of Carstairs. [NAS,GD1/59/60]

* 1635 Jan 24–Procuratory of Resignation by Sir James Lockhart of Ley, Kt. and Mr. John Lockhart, fiar of Heids, his son, in favor of Samuel Lockhart, youngest son of the said Sir James Lockhart, of the lands of Kirkbank, in the parish of Carstairs. [NAS,GD1/59/99]

* 1632–Lockhart, Samuel, son to Sir James L., of Lee, Knight, with Patrick Wood, merchant 15 Feb 1632 (date indenture of apprenticeship was booked).

* 1643–Menzies, William, son to Alexander M., of Culterallers, with Samuel Lockhart, merchant 26 April 1643 (date indenture of apprenticeship was booked). [Register of Apprentices, Edinburgh]

* 1654–”Samuel, merchant, Edinburgh” registered sasines between 1654-1659 and between 1667-1671. [Lanark, Register of Sasines, 1618-1720.]

* 1695 Dec 25–Disposition by Samuel Lockhart in Castlehill, son of deceased Sir James Lockhart of Lee, Kt., in favor of Sir William Lockhart [Samuel’s nephew, 3rd] of Carstairs, of the easter and wester halves of the lands of Revenstruther in the barony of Carstairs, and the lands of Kirkbank in the parish of Carstairs. [NAS,GD1/59/125]

* Children of Samuel Lockhart of East Ravenstruther in Carstairs:

+ 1. (only daughter) m. Richard DOUGLAS. [DB]

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(10G-Lee-Carstairs) 11. Mary Lockhart (b.abt.1615),

* Daughter of Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck.

+ m. Cornelius CRAWFORD of Jordanhill, Renfrewshire, Scotland, and had issue. [DB]
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(10G-Lee-Carstairs) 12. Christian Lockhart (b.abt.1618),

* Daughter of Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck.

+ m. James DOUGLAS of Morton, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, and had issue. [DB]
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(10G-Lee-Carstairs) 13. Janet Lockhart (b.abt.1620),

* Daughter of Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck.

+ m. Mr. CARRUTHERS of Holmains, and had issue. [DB]
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(10G-Lee-Carstairs) 14. Catharine Lockhart (b.abt.1624),

* Daughter of Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee 1599) and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck.

+ m. Mr. SANDIELANDS, and had issue. [DB]
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(10G-Lee-Carstairs) 15. Jean Lockhart (b.abt.1626),

* Jean was the daughter of Sir James Lockhart of Lee and (3m.1607) Jean Auchinleck. [DB]

* Jean was the daughter of Sir John Lockhart of Lee, according to [Shieldhill Chart.; Nisbet’s Heraldry, II.,85] and [UWL].

+ m. 1635, Robert CHANCELLOR of Shieldhill, son of Robert Chancellor (formerly of Quothquan, later of Shieldhill) and Katherine Hamilton of Raplock. [UWL, p.441]

* Children of Jean Lockhart and Robert Chancellor:

+ 1. Susannah Chancellor, charged with sorcery. [SML]

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Mid 17th Century

  • LOCKHARTS of CARSTAIRS
  • (9G-Lee) Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee, 1st of Carstairs) (1570-1633) and Jean Auchinleck–
  • (10G-Lee) William Lockhart (2nd of Carstairs) and (1m.) Marion Hepburn–

(11G-Lee-Carstairs) 1. Anna Lockhart of Carstairs,

* Daughter of William Lockhart (2nd of Carstairs) and (1m.) Marion Hepburn.

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  • LOCKHARTS of CARSTAIRS
  • (9G-Lee) Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee, 1st of Carstairs) (1570-1633) and Jean Auchinleck–
  • (10G-Lee) William Lockhart (2nd of Carstairs) and (2m.1640) Mary Carmichael–

(11G-Lee-Carstairs) 1. James Lockhart of Carstairs (b.abt.1641-d.bef.1664),

* Son of William Lockhart (2nd of Carstairs) and (2m.1640) Mary Carmichael.

* 1659 Feb 9–Instrument of Sasine in favor of Alexander Baillie, sometime in Hill and now in Mureburne of Skirling, of the lands and barony of Carstairs which lands were apprised at the instance of said Alexander Bailie against James Lockhart, son and heir to deceased Sir William Lockhart of Carstairs, Kt., on 20 Mar 1658; on precept dated 13 Dec 1658 by Commissioners of Name, Duke of Lennox. Recorded Part. Register Sasines Lanark, 9 Feb 1659. [NAS, GD1/59/117]
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(11G-Lee-Carstairs) 2. Sir William Lockhart (d.1710), 3rd of Carstairs 1664,

* Son of William Lockhart (2nd of Carstairs) and (2m.1640) Mary Carmichael.
+ 1m. Isobel/ Isabel DOUGLAS.

+ 2m. (aft 1693), Helen SCOTT, Countess Dowager of Tarras.

* Helen, widow of James Scott (-d. 31 Oct 1693), clerk. [Register of Interments, Greyfriars Burying-Ground, Edinburgh]

* 30 Oct 1704–From Helen, countess of Tarras and Sir William Lockhart, her 2nd husband–Lockharthall, to Gideon Scott, her son. [NAS. GD157/2772]

* 1664 Jul 2–Precept of Clare Constat by Alexander, Archbishop of Glasgow, for sasine to be given to William Lockhart, now of Carstairs, as heir of deceased James Lockhart, his brother, of the lands of Stracfrank, Collumbie and Walles, Hoill of Mosplat, Ryflate and Schedeshill and the remaining lands of the barony of Carstairs. [NAS, GD1/59/118]

* 1668 Feb 29–Great seal charter granting William Lockhart of Carstairs, the title of knight baronet. [NAS, GD297/187]

* 1668 Feb 28–Was created a baronet of Nova Scotia in 1668. [John Burke, A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, Vol.II, London 1832, p.369]

* 1669 Apr 22-May 4–Disposition and Renunciation by the Tutors of Janet Somervaill, daughter of deceased William Somervaill in Covinghill, and Marion Fleyming, in favor of William Lockhart, now of Carstairs, of the lands of Covinghill and Hayningheid, and teinds thereof, in the barony of Carstairs. [NAS, GD1/59/122]

* 1669–Parliament, “taking into consideration that the town of Carstairs, pertaining heretablie to William Lockhart of Carstairs, being upon the hie road and way that leids from many places of the south and west to Edinburgh, Linlithgow, and other places, and there being diverse convenient change-houses and lodging-houses in the said town, the same is a convenient place . . . for holding of fairs yearly in the said town: Gave and granted to the said William Lockhart, his airs, and successors, three fairs yearly, to be kept and holden within the said town of Carstairs; the first upon the 18th July, the second upon the 20th September; and the third upon the 1st November, yearly, . . .; for buying and selling of horse, nolt, sheep, fish, flesh, meill, malt, and all sort of granes, cloath lining and wollen, and all sort of merchant commodities.” [I & M, UWL]

* 1678–Commissioner of Supply for the county, 1678 and 1689. [I & M, UWL]

* 1679 Apr 11–Disposition by James Hutchesone in Strayfrank, son of the deceased James Hutchesone, there, in favor of Sir William Lockhart of Carstairs, of houses and yards in Carstairs. [NAS, GD1/59/124]

* 1695 Dec 25–Disposition by Samuel Lockhart in Castlehill, son of deceased Sir James Lockhart of Lee, Kt., in favor of Sir William Lockhart of Carstairs, of the easter and wester halves of the lands of Ravenstruther in the barony of Carstairs, and the lands of Kirkbank in the parish of Carstairs. [NAS, GD1/59/125]

* 1704–One of the Commission on the Militia in 1690 and 1704. [I & M, UWL]

* Children of Sir William Lockhart and Isobel Douglas:

+ 1. Sir James Lockhart (4th of Carstairs 1710) (d. 31 Jul 1755).

+ 2. Isabel Lockhart, m. 1702, Sir Thomas KIRKPATRICK of Closeburn, Scotland.

+ 3. Katherine Lockhart, daughter of Sir William Lockhart of Carstairs,

+ m.15 Apr 1705, Sir John Jardine/ JERDON of Aplegirth. [The Register of Marriages for the Parish of Edinburgh 1701-1750, Edited by Rev. Henry Paton, Scottish Record Society, 1908]

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(11G-Lee-Carstairs) 3. Daniel Lockhart, (b.abt.1647-d.1 Apr 1695), of Carstairs,

* Son of Sir William Lockhart (2nd of Carstairs 1627) and (2m.1640) Mary Carmichael.

* 1680-1681–Discharges of annual rent by Daniel Lockhart, son of deceased Sir William Lockhart of Carstairs, to George, Earl of Panmuir. [NAS, GD45/17/534]

* 1695 Apr 1–Mr. Daniel Lockhart died; buried within the kirk. [Register of Interments, Greyfriars Burying-Ground, Edinburgh]

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  • LOCKHARTS of CARSTAIRS
  • (9G-Lee) Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee, 1st of Carstairs) (1570-1633) and Jean Auchinleck–
  • (10G-Lee) John Lockhart (b.abt.1610-d.bef.1655) (fiar of Heids)–

(11G-Lee-Carstairs) 1. Thomas Lockhart (b.abt.1632),

* Son of John Lockhart, fiar of Heids in Carstairs.

+ m. Margaret STRACHAN (-d. 23 June 1696). [Register of Interments, Greyfriars Burying-Ground, Edinburgh]

* 1646–Lockhart, Thomas, son to John L., in Pension, parish of Carstairs, with Alexander Lockhart, merchant, 10 June 1646 (date apprentice indenture was booked). [Register of Apprentices, Edinburgh]

* Flesher, Edinburgh. [Register of Interments, Greyfriars Burying-Ground, Edinburgh]

* A flesher is a butcher or one who removes meat from animal hides prior to tanning.

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(11G-Lee-Carstairs) 2. Robert Lockhart

* Son of John Lockhart, fiar of Heids in Carstairs.

* 1655–Robert Lockhart, son to late John Lockhart, in Carstairs, with Robert Herriot, wright, 12 Dec 1655. (date apprentice indenture was booked) [Register of Apprentices, Edinburgh]
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(11G-Lee-Carstairs) 3. Martha Lockhart (d.11 Aug 1661),

* Daughter of Mr. John Lockhart of Heids, advocate, deceased (before Martha’s death). [Register of Interments, Greyfriars]

* 1661–Martha died 11 Aug 1661 and was buried in Greyfriars Burying-Ground, Edinburgh. [Register of Interments, Greyfriars]

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Late 17th Century

  • LOCKHARTS of CARSTAIRS
  • (9G-Lee) Sir James Lockhart (11th of Lee, 1st of Carstairs) (1570-1633) and Jean Auchinleck–
  • (10G-Lee) William Lockhart (2nd of Carstairs) and Mary Carmichael–
  • (11G-Lee) Sir William Lockhart (3rd of Carstairs) (d.1710) and Isobel Douglas–

(12G-Lee-Carstairs) 1. Sir James Lockhart, 4th of Carstairs 1710 (b.abt.1645-d.31 Jul 1755),

* Son of Sir William Lockhart (3rd of Carstairs) and Isobel Douglas.

+ m. 1715, Grizel ROSS (b. 29 May 1662-d. Nov 1749).

* Grizel Ross was the daughter of George Ross, and sister to Gen. Charles (11th Lord Ross) (b.1667-d.1732) of Balnagown. Charles Ross, having no family himself, had entailed (predetermined order of succession) his estates of Balnagown upon his sister’s children. [The New Statistical Account of Scotland, 1845, p.412]

* Descendants of this marriage adopted LOCKHART-ROSS as their surname. [Scotland’s Historic Heraldry, pp. 495, 604.]

* 1710 Dec 18–Extract Special Retour in favor of Sir James Lockhart of Carstairs, Kt., as heir of the deceased Sir William Lockhart of Carstairs, Kt., his father, of the lands and barony of Carstairs; and the office of bailiary thereof; and of debt over Douglas Ponneill in the Lordship of Douglas and sheriffdom of Lanark. [NAS. GD1/59/128]

* 1749 Jan 3–Extracts (two) of Bond of Tailzie by Sir James Lockhart of Carstairs, bart., in favor of himself, in liferent, and William Lockhart, his eldest son, in fee, of the lands and barony of Carstairs. [Recorded in Register of Tailzies, 11 Jan 1749, and B. of C. & S., 13 Jan 1749]

* Clan Ross of Balnagown Chieftainship passed to Lockhart line of Ross in 1754.

* Children of Sir James Lockhart (4th of Carstairs 1710) (d. 31 Jul 1755), and Grizel Ross (1662-1749):

+ 1. Sir William Lockhart (5th of Carstairs 1755) (1st Lockhart-Ross of Balnagown 1755) (d. 28 Jun 1758); no male issue; the title devolved upon his brother. [John Burke, A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, Vol.II, London 1832, p.369]

+ 2. Col. Sir James Lockhart-Ross (2nd Lockhart-Ross of Balnagown 1758) (d.30 Sep 1760).

+ 3. George Lockhart (6th of Carstairs 1759) (3rd Lockhart-Ross of Balnagown 1760) (d.13 Aug 1778).

* 1762–The estate of Carstairs was sold in 1762. [The New Statistical Account of Scotland, 1845, p.412]

+ 4. Admiral Sir John Lockhart-Ross (b.11 Feb 1721-d. 9 Jun 1790) (4th Lockhart-Ross of Balnagown 1780).
+ 5. Charles Lockhart. [Register of Apprentices of The City of Edinburgh]
+ 6. Thomas Lockhart.

See “Lockhart-Ross of Balnagown“.
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(12G-Lee-Carstairs) 2. Isabel Lockhart,

* Daughter of Sir William Lockhart (3rd of Carstairs) and Isobel Douglas.

+ m. 1702, Sir Thomas KIRKPATRICK of Closeburn, Scotland.

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