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BURNETT, Thomas of Leys, 3rd Baronet, Sir
(About 1661-1714)
BURNET, Robert of Cowtoun, Tutor of Leys
(1657-Before 1697)
BURNETT, William of Criggie
(About 1681-)
(About 1685-)
BURNETT, Thomas of Leys, 6th Baronet, Sir
(About 1708-1783)


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1. RAMSAY, Katherine

BURNETT, Thomas of Leys, 6th Baronet, Sir 1

  • Born: About 1708
  • Marriage (1): RAMSAY, Katherine on 31 August 1754 in Montrose parish, Angus, Scotland 1 2
  • Died: 1783 2

   Another name for Thomas was BURNET, Thomas.2

   User ID: K450.

Thomas married Katherine RAMSAY, daughter of Sir Charles RAMSAY and Unknown, on 31 August 1754 in Montrose parish, Angus, Scotland.1 2 (Katherine RAMSAY was born about 1725.)

  Marriage Notes:

312 60 / 201

from Index of Marriages

"Sir Thomas Burnett of Leys, 6th Baronet (1759-83). Thomas, son of William Burnett of Criggie, by Jean, youngest daughter of the 'Tutor of Leys,' was served heir special to his father in Criggie on 6th May, 1748, and heir male special to his cousin. Sir Robert Burnett in Leys and Pittenkeirie, on 17th January, 1761. His possession ceased to be contested in 1766 ; and on 7th August, 1767, he obtained from the Court of Session a decree against Alexander Burnett, younger, of Kemnay, and Robert Aberdein, as the late Sir Robert's heirs of line, finding the estates to belong to the pursuer as heir male under the investitures. Standingstones was re-disponed to him by Kemnay, junior, reserving his superiority .... He married, in 1754, Katherine, daughter of Charles Ramsay, third son of Sir Charies Ramsay of Balmain, and had issue"

from Family of Burnett 1 2


1 e-books, The Family of Burnett of Leys by George Burnett, ed. James Allardyce (1901).

2 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Marriages.

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