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Urquhart of Meldrum

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Date: 15 May 2019 [unknown]
Location: Aberdeenshire, Scotlandmap
Surname/tag: Urquhart
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This page is an extension of the Urquhart Name Study devoted to the Urquhart of Meldrum Line.


Introduction

Urquhart is an ancient Scottish family name of great antiquity. Often with several spellings of the name, including Airchart-dan, Urchoden, Urchardan, Urchadainn, de Urchard, Orchoden, de Urquhartt, Urquhard, Urchard, Hurchard, Wrghward and Wruhurt.

Urquhart was most certainly, originally a place-name, as early members of the family were often described as "de Urquhart." There are several place-names. Urquhart Castle on Loch_Ness in the Scottish Highlands, the parish of Urquhart near Elgin, where there was a Priory. and Urquhart Parish in the Black Isle. There is also a place of the name in Fife


Urquhart of Meldrum.
  • The Urquhart of Meldrum line followed on from Thomas Urquhart and Helen Abernethy, as the male lines of the main family tree became extinct, to Patrick Urquhart, eldest son of John Urquhart, the Tutor of Cromarty.

Thomas Urquhart of Fischerie, Laird of Cromarty
From the eldest son of Thomas Urquhart and Helen Abernethy descends the Cromarty, Meldrum and Craigston lines.
John Urquhart the Tutor was the youngest son of Alexander Urquhart, heir to Thomas and Helen Urquhart, and his wife, Beatrix Innes.
The Meldrum line descends from Patrick Urquhart the eldest surviving son of the Tutor's third marriage.
Patrick Urquhart

Adam Urquhart of Meldrum

Son of Patrick Urquhart and Margaret Ogilvie.
who married Lady Mary Gordon, later Duchess of Perth.
James Urquhart of Byth.
Adam Urquhart. of the church in France.
Lewis Urquhart. of the church in France.
Mary Urquhart. Nun in Dieppe.
Elizabeth Urquhart married Ogilvie of Clova.
Anne Urquhart married Sir Francis Odonachie.

John Urquhart

Adam Urquhart.
Mary Urquhart married W. Menzies.
Henrietta Urquhart.
Jean Urquhart married Alex. Steuart of Auchlunkart.
Margaret Urquhart. Nun in Paris.
Elizabeth Urquhart married Forbes of Tilleray.
Anne Urquhart married Charles Gordon of Belack.
others.

William Urquhart

William Urquhart.
James Urquhart.
John Urquhart.
Jean Urquhart who married Captain Urquhart of Craigston.
Mary Urquhart.
Elizabeth Urquhart married John Turner of Turner Hall.
George Urquhart who married Bridget Colclough.
others.
Keith Urquhart 22nd of Meldrum
James Urquhart
Beauchamp Urquhart
Henrietta Susan Urquhart married James Hyde Champion.
son of John Carey Champion.
Adam Urquhart of Byth
Charlotte Miller Hill

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Urquhart Name Study
Urquhart Sheriff's of Cromarty
The Davidston Urquhart Line
The Craigston Urquhart Line
The Urquhart of Burdsyards Line

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