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MUDIE's/Wardlaw's/DICK's/Dalgleish's/GEDDES/LESLIE/HOGG/FORBES/ FOULIS
Posted by: melissa1 (ID *****1156) Date: September 05, 2009 at 07:44:34
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Found this info from an old book publ. in 1912 on the WARDLAW family of Fifeshire, Scotland.
I think some of our Ydna Moody cousins will find these Other Surnames quite interesting.
Debbie, please notice the name of "GARTMORE" in this text too. I wonder if this is the area from where your Moody's(poss. Mudie's/Moodie's) came from in Fifeshire, Scotland since your Moody's in Magilligan named their farm GORTMORE (scroll down its near the bottom).

I should add that the info in this book has Excellent primary source materials stated, most taken right from the Deed and Record books in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. Very impressive work here for 1912.
I have extracted only those portions of this book (not all of them), that MIGHT pertain to some of our earliest Ydna relations via marriage. It seems to me; to be more than coincidental that all of these names should come out of one area and be involved so heavily with one family, for some of these folks not to have come to Nor. Ireland and be part of those that comprise our Ydna intermarried families there.
Some of the details here may be repeated as I worked backwards in an effort to keep some of the dates and times in some sort of order. I hope I didn't make too many typo's and I hope that this may be helpful to others researching these lines.
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From the book The Wardlaw’s In Scotland by John C. Gibson publ. 1912

Robert Pittiloch and wife Margaret Wardlaw (Robert was her 2nd husband whom she married in 1656, she had been married first to Lt. Gen. William RUTHVEN…Margaret was a daughter of David Wardlaw of Killernie and Sarah DOUGLAS) had daughter Margaret PITTILOCH who married William HOGG son of Thomas HOGG. They had one son Thomas HOGG b. Nov. 24, 1689. He was an heir /portioner of Killernie {Scotland]. NOTE there is some link here to a Sir Roger HOGE (Hogg) from around c1656.

The above Margaret WARDLAW’s brother Andrew WARDLAW married Marion GEDDES relict of John MUDIE who was writer to the Signet and brother to William MUDIE of Aldie [NOTE – Aldie is in way north Scotland and right next to Dornoch where Bishop William MUDIE served in that capacity in the 1400’s and who was “brother german” to Gilbert MUDIE/Moodie of Ayrshire, Scotland]. Andrew Wardlaw died before June 4, 1692. [Sources- from the Regality Records of Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland VIII]

David LESLIE of Otterston, eldest son of Walter LESLIE and Elizabeth WARDLAW had a charter of lands in Otterston, Jan. 29, 1578-79 from James VI. Elizabeth WARDLAW was a daughter of Andrew WARDLAW and Isobel BROWN and was married bef. June 1542 to Walter LESLIE of Cockairnie, son of George LESLIE, Earl of Rothes.

Later a Sir Henry WARDLAW of Craighouse, 11th Baronet was the only son of Sir David WARDLAW of Craighouse 10th Baronet and his wife Jean ROLLAND. In Sir Henry’s will he name son David and his eldest daughter “Jean WARDLAW wife of William HUTCHISON of Culross”. This will was registerd March 5, 1782.

Sir David WARDLAW fourth son of Sir Henry Wardlaw 5th Baronet of Pitreavie by his wife Elizabeth Skein, was born July 31, 1678. He was bapt. at Dunfermline on Aug. 18th following. Around 1697 David married Jean ROLLAND of Craighouse only daughter and heiress of Nicol Rolland of Craighouse and Drumkepie and his wife Christian HUTTON. In May of 1698 had some dispute over a payment with David Wardlaw and John Stobie and Andrew Rolland were fined for assaulting and beating David Wardlaw. One of the witnesses to this crime was a Robert MUDIE of Balmule.

Sir Henry Wardlaw of Balmule 7th Baronet and only son of Sir Henry Wardlaw of Pitreavie and his wife Elizabeth Halket was born Apr. 30, 1705 and bapt. at Pitdinny with Witnesses being Sir Peter WEDDERBURN of Gosford, David DRUMMOND of Culmalundie and Henry WARDLAW of Luscar.

Sir Henry WARDLAW 5th Baronet of Pitreavie, son and heir to Sir Henry WARDLAW 4th Baronet and his wife Elizabeth WARDLAW, was baptized at Dunfermline Oct. 19, 1648.
It appears though is not clearly defined in this book that they had a son Patrick WARDLAW (later referred to as Lt. Patrick Wardlaw), b. June 12, 1687 who was baptized at Dunfermline being witnessed by Patrick KINNINMONTH. Lt. Patrick WARDLAW married Marion DALGLEISH daugh. of Robert DALGLEISH of Dunnygask. He is a frequent witness at the baptisms of her sisters children who were daughters of Robert DALGLEISH of Dunnygask.

Mr. William WARDLAW of Balmule 2nd son of Sir Henry WARDLAW 1st Baronet of Pitreavie and his wife Elizbaeth WILSON, was born in Edinburgh and baptized there on July 23, 1598. William married on April 27, 1620 to Christian FOULIS (FOWLIS as it is spelled in our Ydna MOODY line of NC), younger daughter of George Foulis of Ravelston who was the 2nd son of James FOULIS of Colinton by his 1st wife Sibilla GILBERT daughter of Thomas GILBERT, advocate. In 1633 Christian (Foulis) Wardlaw was married a George Foulis (no doubt a cousin).

Sir Henry WARDLAW of Pitreavie, 2nd Baronet, was the eldest son of Sir Henry WARDLAW and his wife Elizabeth WILSON (so brother of the above “Mr.” William WARDLAW). He was educated at Edinburgh University and graduated from there in 1612. He had a sasine of the barony of Wardlaw, NOVA SCOTIA in 1637 and is designed Knight Baronet. He married in 1617 to Margaret BEATON daughter of David BEATON of Balfour and his wife Margaret WARDLAW daughter of Andrew Wardlaw of Torrie.


Another son of Sir Henry WARDLAW and his wife Dame Elizabeth WILSON was –George who was born c1600. He went to Sweden and became a Lt. Col. of the Life Guards there. He married Anne FORBES of Aberdeen and they had a son Johan WARDLAW who was Capt. in the Swedish Army and naturalized in 1679 and died in 1694.

In 1629 Henry WARDLAW of Balmule etc. was present at the cancelling of the bonds subscribed by Achibald NAPIER of Merchiston for equipment of three ships. There is also a note in the Register of the Privy Council stating that on Easter Sunday, April 21, 1622, among all of the two hundred and fifty present at the Communion in the Old Kirk, “there was not a man of honest countenance but the President (Melross), Sir William Oliphant, the Advocate, Sir Henry WARDLAW, - the Provost David Aikenhead, the Dean of Guild, Dame DICK and the Master of Works. These were the few who knelt at Communion that day and thoughout Easter. Sir Henry Wardlaw, laird of Pitreavie died at Edinburgh. His will was registered Feb. 8, 1638.

Sir Henry WARDLAW was the 2nd son of Cuthbert WARDLAW of Balmule and his wife Katherine DALGLEISH. Henry was baptized at Dunfermline on May 16, 1565. He married Elizabeth WILSON, youngest daughter of Lucas WILSON sometime before July 9, 1594 but after Sept. 23, 1592 when he was contracted to marry her. There is an etching of Pitreavie House or Castle in this book and the place looks to have about 5 stories to it, its quite huge but not overly “castle-ish”, its more like a gigantic home.

Henry WARDLAW of Foulford the only son of Nicholas Wardlaw and Bessie DEWAR was a minor in 1605. On Sept. 9, 1605 his Uncle Henry Wardlaw of Balmule as Bailie for John Dewar of Dewarsbaith also known as Foulford, gave sasine to a ‘discreet young man Henry Wardlaw, son and apparent heir of Nicholas Wardlaw of Blairothie (this book entry also mentions his “sister german” Katherine Wardlaw).
Apparently a sasine was given to the sister Katherine WARDLAW at or around this same time and she was given an annual rent of 40 merks Scots leviable out of his (Henry’s) said lands of Foulford. The annual rent was given for love and favour and for help of dowry to his sister and for her marriage when it should happen. Henry Wardlaw of Balmule witnesses the sasine. After this time Henry Wardlaw of Foulford is not heard from much after this.
In a Charter under the Great Seal of the lands of Dunnygask, Katherine WARDLAW is designed “sister Domini Henrici Wardlaw de Foulford”, but the title is probably a mistake. Henry Wardlaw of Foulford died in June 1622 and was succeeded by his sister who however did not serve herself heir to her brother till June 5, 1654. She is then designed Katherine WARDLAW, spouse to James DALGLEISH of Dunnygask. Katherine was married to James DALGLEISH of Dunnygask on Nov. 28, 1615. James was the eldest son of Robert DALGLEISH of Dunnygask and Janet HARPER daughter of John HARPER of Ewsriggle who were married in Feb. 1572. The DALGLEISHES are found in Dunnygask or Tinnygask in 1537. James DALGLEISH and Katherine WARDLAW had several children but one son was named Robert DALGLEISH who was baptized on Feb. 20, 1620 and he married in 1649 to Janet TURNBULL daughter of Andrew TURNBULL of Grange. Robert and Janet had a son Robert DALGLEISH who succeeded him about 1674 who married Marion HUNTER. Robet and Marion also had a son named Robert DALGLEISH and daughter Janet. Robert succeeded to Dunnygask and Foulford in 1733. He married in 1717 to Janet LINDSAY daughter of Alexander LINDSAY of Lambhill and from this marriage the DALGLEISH line was carried on.
The daughter Janet DALGLEISH mentioned above sister of Robert and daughter of Robert and Marion (Hunter) Dalgleish, she married in 1719 to Robert BURN, merchant burgess of Stirling and yonger son of James BURN of Chalmerstone, Magistrate of Stiriling and sometime Treasurer of the Burgh, byt his wife Anne FORRESTER daughter of Alexander Forrester of Chalmerstone.


John WARDLAW of Luscar –
John WARDLAW of Torrie, Laird from 1512 to 1557 had by his wife Elizabeth BEATON daughter of David BEATON of Balfour (besides his heir Henry Wardlaw and eleven sons).
Children of John and Elizabeth:
Cuthbert WARDLAW of Balmule b. 1539
Andrew WARDLAW of Gask b. c1544 who married Agnes DALGLEISH in June of 1578 and they had one daughter Katherine WARDLAW b. July 24, 1580. Agnes died Oct. 1581.
George WARDLAW b.c1547 married Nance [sic? Nancy?] or Anna MITCHELL
(George and Nancy/Anna) had children:- Nicholl, Cuthbert who married Margaret GALRIG and they had a daughter Bessie WARDLAW who was bapt. on Sept. 20, 1612 and she married John MUDIE of Masterton on Aug. 25, 1639. [NOTE…Bessie also had a sister Katherine who was bapt. on June 30, 1616 who married to a David MuRie, however I am wondering if that was not perhaps MUDIE and the “R” has been mistaken…might be that this David was a brother to John MUDIE who married Katherine’s sister Bessie….this needs more research].
Marion WARDLAW married Nov. 8, 1579 to David DEWAR.

Cuthbert WARDLAW (son of John and Elizabeth Beaton above), was called as a witness in the disputes over a lease by the DALGLEISHES of Dunnygask on July 5, 1589, when he gave his age at that time as “fifty or thereby”. Cuthbert married Katherine DALGLEISH who was most probably sister to Robert DALGLEISH of Dunnygask in whose will he is a small debtor. There was a good deal of intermarriages between the Dalgleishes and Wardlaw’s. Cuthbert and Katherine had 9 children, one daughter Isobel WARDLAW married James MUDIE. Robert Wardlaw son of Cuthbert of Balmule gave sasine to her (Isobel) of some lands or a tenement in the will of Grissell MELDRUM, spouse of John MELVILLE of Raith, dated Dec. 26, 1598. It is stated that she was owing money to Isabel Wardlaw relict of James MUDIE.
Katherine Dalgleish (wife of Cuthbert) died in 1621 and her death is recorded in the Dunfermline [Fife] Parish Register as follows: 18 Februrary 1621, Katherine Dalgleish wyff in Umqle Cuthbert Wardlaw in Balmule dptd. yis lyff, being honest woman and of ane greit aige.”

A Patrick WARDLAW of Torrie married after Oct. 19, 1618 but before July 1, 1619 to Margaret FORBES daughter of Arthur FORBES of Rires. Patrick was made Justice of the Peace for Fifeshire. There is also mention of Robert FORBES of Rires his brother-in-law and a James FORBES who is a brother of Robert’s.

Andrew WARDLAW of Torrie was the second son of Andrew WARDLAW of Torrie by his wife Janet DURIE. On the death of his elder brother Henry, Andrew became the heir apparent of Torrie. Andrew married first to Agnes LESLIE daughter of James LESLIE, master of Rothes and eldest son of Andrew LESLIE , Earl of Rothes. Their marriage contract is dated April 2, 1605. Her tocher was 10,000 merks.Agnes died before Feb. 24, 1609 without issue and her husband and sisters Margaret and Janet LESLIE were called as her executors. Andrew WARDLAW’s debts were many and he had to sell Torrie to his youngest brother Patrick Wardlaw. Andrew then became known as Andrew WARDLAW of GARTMORE.

Henry WARDLAW of Torrie was first contracted (marriage contract) on June 8, 1529 to Grissel LESLIE sister to George LESLIE, Earl of Rothes, but the marriage does not appear to have been celebrated. She is designed Lady of Burnturk being the widow of Walter HERIOT of Burnturk. He (Henry) then appears to have been contracted to Margaret MURRAY as is seen from an entry in the record books dated March 22, 1530/31 where Andrew MURRAY of Blackbarony brother germaine till Margaret MURRAY in the said Margarets name, requires you Henry WARDLAW, younger laird of Torrie till contract fulfil and marry with my sister…..whereupon your fader (father?) has received ane great some of money in part of payment of the tocher, etc…..”

Henry WARDLAW of Torrie appears to have taken the side of Queen Mary in her troubles. His name is found on Aug. 28, 1571 among those forfeited for treason…”Henry Wardlaw of Torrie, James MELVILLE of Hallhill, William KIRKCALDY of Grange…” The following were found “giltie of treason” …Henry WARDLAW of Torrie, Walter SCOTT of Brankholme, Knight, etc.”
Henry WARDLAW’s brother James was probably the James WARDLAW who took part in the escape of Queen Mary from Lochleven Castle. There is a letter dated June 1, 1568 from Sir William KIRKCALDY of Grange to the Laird of Lochleven in which he writes…”Those that cam in the cumpany with the Lord Seiton (he is also mentioned in the treason papers) I need not tell you their names, but James WARDLAW was their guyd and layd them quyetlye in the hill quhar they mycht se the goyng in and out of the boitt.”

Alexander WARDLAW, Rector of Ballingry, younger son of John and Elizabeth Beaton WARDLAW (previously mentioned above), married _________ (wife’s name is not known), but they had several children. One of their daughters – Katherine WARDLAW married John DICK in Lumphinans (lands belonging to the Wardlaws). Her marriage contact was dated April 19, 1571.


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