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(About 1575-Before 1614)
LAWSON, Marion
(About 1580-)
MUIRHEAD, John of Linhouse
(1600-Before 1664)
HAMILTON, Katharine
(About 1616-)
MUIRHEAD, John of Linhouse
(About 1642-About 1697)


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1. MURRAY, Agnes

MUIRHEAD, John of Linhouse 2

  • Born: About 1642 1
  • Marriage (1): MURRAY, Agnes 24 September 1664(contract) 1 2
  • Died: About 1697 1

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  General Notes:

"Mr John Muirhead of Linhouse, the succeeding laird, was retoured heir-general of John Mureheid of Lynhous, his father, r5th July 1664, and in May 1671 he was seized on a precept furth of the chancellerie of an annual rent of 174 merks out of the lands of Newliston, as lawful and nearest heir of the deceased Alexander Muirheid, his brother-german."

from History of Mid-Calder 2

John married Agnes MURRAY 24 September 1664(contract).1 2 (Agnes MURRAY was born about 1645.)

  Marriage Notes:

" John was born circa 1642. He married Agnes Murray on 24 September, 1664 at Damhall, Scotland."

from Mother Bedford website

"He married Agnes, daughter of Sir Alexander Murray of Blackbarony, to whom he gave sasine in liferent of the lands of Lynhous, Blaiklandis, Lendovy and Skevoucht, with tower and manor place, as also of his lands of Nether Alderston, and half of the Inches of Bathgate. The marriage contract is dated at Darnhall, 24th September 1664, the said Agnes being then promised spouse of Mr John Muirheid of Lynhous."

from History of Mid-Calder 1 2


1 Internet Site, James Muirhead of Lauchope.

2 e-books, The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Mid-Calder by Hardy Bertram McCall (1894).

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