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GORDON, James of Tilliesoul
(About 1630-1692)
(About 1635-1708)
MACDONELL, Archibald of Keppoch
(About 1630-)
GORDON, Alexander of Tirriesoule and Camdell, 7th of Beldorney
(About 1655-1714)
MACDONELL, Giles of Keppoch
GORDON, James 8th of Beldorney and Camdell
(About 1687-)


Family Links

1. GORDON, Mary of Law in Kennethmont

GORDON, James 8th of Beldorney and Camdell 2

  • Born: About 1687
  • Marriage (1): GORDON, Mary of Law in Kennethmont about 1722 1

  General Notes:

"Of the family of Beldornie, now of Wardhouse, Jean Gordon, mother of the (7th) laird, and Marie his sister are in 1704 returned as Papists; whilst in 1732 it was reported to the Presbytery that James Gordon, of Beldornie, was a Papist, and that priests met at his house. Indeed, two of his sons were educated at the Scots Monastery of Ratisbon, viz., Arthur, who appears in the list of arrivals in 1739, when he was eight years old, and Charles, who entered in 1748, at the age of eleven. The younger only became a priest, and died in Holland in 1816."

from Catholic Highlands 3

James married Mary GORDON of Law in Kennethmont, daughter of John GORDON 3rd of Law & 1st of Wardis and Kildrummy and Ann IRVINE, about 1722.1 (Mary GORDON of Law in Kennethmont was born about 1698.)


1 e-books, Short Family History of the Gordons of Beldorney.

2 Internet Site,

3 e-books, The Catholic Highlands of Scotland by Odo Blundell OSB.

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