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The Leslies of Badenscoth and Rothie

Following on from my last post about the lairds of Badenscoth in Aberdeenshire: as I noted, with the marriage of Jane or Jean Gordon, daughter of William Gordon, to James Leslie, in 1761, the estates of Badenscoth and Rothienorman were … Continue reading

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The Jacobite Gordons of Badenscoth

The memorandum written by my great great grandfather William Robb on 20th June 1880 ends with this sentence: My mother Margaret Ricketts Monteith was the only daughter of John Monteith and Matilda his wife who was the daughter of Viscount … Continue reading

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The lairds of Badenscoth

In my post about the Auchterless Poll Book of 1696, I mentioned that George Gordon was the laird of Badenscoth at the time, and that he owned a number of the properties that would be farmed by various Robbs a … Continue reading

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