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MENZIES, Gilbert of Findon, 'Banison Gib', Provost of Aberdeen
(About 1475-1543)
(About 1478-)
REID, Alexander of Pitfodels. Provost of Aberdeen
(About 1440-1506)
CULLEN, Mariote
(About 1460-Before 1505)
MENZIES, Thomas of Pitfodels, Provost of Aberdeen, Sir
(About 1502-1576)
REID, Marion heiress of Pitfoddels
(About 1499-1551)
MENZIES, Thomas of Kirkhill and Durn, Provost of Aberdeen
(About 1526-1595)


Family Links

1. OGILVY, Margaret

2. Unknown

MENZIES, Thomas of Kirkhill and Durn, Provost of Aberdeen 1

  • Born: About 1526
  • Marriage (1): OGILVY, Margaret 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Unknown
  • Died: by 1595 1

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  Noted events in his life were:

Admitted: Burgess, 26 June 1548, Aberdeen, Scotland. 1

Provost, 1588-1589, of Aberdeen. 1

Thomas married Margaret OGILVY, daughter of John OGILVY of Stratherne and Elizabeth DUNBAR.1 2 (Margaret OGILVY was born about 1530.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Thomas Menzies was the second son of Thomas Menzies of Pitfoddels and Marion Reid, his spouse, and was admitted a burgess of the burgh on 26th June, 1548. He married Margaret Ogilvie, eldest sister and heiress of Alexander Ogilvie of Durn, the grandson of Sir William Ogilvie of Stratherne, and in this way, on his brother-in-law's death without issue, he became laird of Durn, in Banffshire."

from Aldermen and Provosts

"Margaret. On 24 December 1558, as elder heir-female of her brother-german Alexander, she had a precept of clare constat from William, Bishop of Aberdeen, of
the Kirkton of Fordyce and other lands. Before 23 June 1563 she was married to Mr. Thomas Menzies of Durne, otherwise of Kirkhill and Pitfoddells, Provost of
Aberdeen, immediate younger brother of Gilbert of Pitfoddells, Provost of Aberdeen, and had issue ..."

from Scots Peerage 1 2

Thomas next married.


1 e-books, Memorials of the Aldermen, Provosts, Lord Provosts of Aberdeen 1272-1895 by A. M. Munro (1897).

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 2 (1905).

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