'Barclay08'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Barclay of Pierston (Perceton)

Paterson, who spells the family seat as Perceton throughout, suggests thet the family was probably connected to the Barclays of Ardrossan. Paterson starts with Robert, who "married, in 1391, the youngest daughter of Sir William Douglas". BP1934 starts with ...
David Barclay of Pierston, Ayrshire (d before 18.02.1461-2)
m. Helen Douglas (possibly dau of Sir William Douglas of Pierston, not of James son of that Sir William)
1. David Barclay of Pierston (d before 24.04.1489)
  A. Ninian Barclay of Pierston (d before 24.04.1489)
  m. Agnes Bruce (a 1509)
i. William Barclay of Pierston (d before 20.04.1529)
  m. Marion Cunningham
  a. Robert Barclay of Pierston (d before 21.02.1531-2)
  m. (before 15.09.1518) Katherine Wallace (dau of ?? Wallace of Cairnhill)
  (1) John Barclay of Pierston (d unm 1550)
  (2) William Barclay of Pierston (d 17.07.1584)
  m. Janet Montgomerie (dau of (William) Montgomerie of Stane)
  (A) William Barclay of Pierston (d 26.06.1586, eldest son)
  m. (mcrt 10.05.1565) Isobel Hamilton (dau of Robert Hamilton, younger of Dalmuir)
  (i) William Barclay of Pierston (b 1570, d 08.1628) - continued below
  m. (24.05.1592) Jean Boyle (dau of John Boyle of Kelburne)
  (ii)+ other issue - Patrick (d 06.1595), George
  (B)+ other issue - Richard, David



William Barclay of Pierston (b 1570, d 08.1628) - continued above
m. (by 24.05.1592) Jean Boyle (d 07.1631, dau of John Boyle of Kelburne)
1. Robert Barclay of Pierston (d 1644)
  m1. (before 29.12.1619) Agnes Wallace
  m2. (mcrt 08.1631) Janet Campbell (dau of John Campbell of Sankstown)
Paterson mentions only Robert's marriage to Agnes Wallis. Not sure which wife was mother of Robert's children.
  A. William Barclay of Pierston (dsp before 04.07.1661)
  m. ?? Houstoun (dau of Sir Ludovic Houstoun of that ilk)
  B. Sir Robert Barclay, 1st Bart of Pierston (d 09.1694, baillie of Edinburgh)
  m1. (04.08.1653) Catharine Lockhart (bur 07.03.1658-9, dau of Alexander Lockhart of Edinburgh)
  i. Alexander Barclay (bpt 17.121654, dvp unm before 28.12.1681)
  ii. Sir Robert Barclay, 2nd Bart of Pierston (b 21.02. 1658-9, d 15.08.1717)
  m. Bethia Baird (bur 21.01.1730-1, dau of Sir Robert Baird, 1st Bart of Soughton)
  a. Sir Robert Barclay, 3rd Bart of Pierston (bpt 11.01.1676-7, d unm 1728)
  b. Sir James Barclay, 4th Bart (d 12.01.1755, surgeon RN)
  m. _ Blois (dau of Capt. William Blois of Taunton Dean)
  (1) Sir William Blois Barclay, 5th Bart (b c1710, d 07.06.1756)
  m. (18.03.1746-7) Susannah Church (d 28.03.1791, dau of William Church of Gloucester)
  (A) Sir William Barclay, 6th Bart (b 22.05.1748, d unm 1769)
  (B) Sir James Mantle Barclay, 7th Bart (b 02.10.1750, d unm 12.06.1793, Captain RN)
  (C) Sir Robert Barclay, 8th Bart (b13.09.1755, d 14.08.1839, MP)
  m1. (20.11.1780) Elizabeth Tickell (d 13.03.1788, dau of John Tickell of Glasnevin)
  (i) Robert Brydges Barclay (b 22.05.1782, dvp 08.08.1825, Major) had issue
  m. (05.05.1809) Jane Williams (d 16.03.1868, dau of Arthur Williams of Dungannon)
  (ii) John Barclay (b 10.03.1787, d 1791)
  (iii) Elizabeth Clotilda Barclay (d 22.01.1835)
  m. (11.07.1816) Simeon Jacob Charles Baron Collot-D'Escury of Holland
  m2. (20.06.1802) Harriet Alicia Durell (dau of Thomas Durell)
  (iv) Sir David William Barclay, 10th Bart (b 05.09.1804, d 23.11.1888) had issue
  m1. (16.02.1829) Lise Joseph de Rune (d 22.03.1867, dau of Charles Malo de Rune of Mauritius)
  m2. (19.09.1872) Emily Stacey (d 18.06.1910, dau of James Edward Stacey of Kingston)
(v)+ other issue - Henry (b 23.08.1803, d infant), George Augustus Frederick (b 30.05.1807, d 23.01.1819)
  (D) Susannah Barclay (d 05.01.1825)
  m. (22.06.1782) Thomas de Mouteney of Newbold Vernon
  (E) Elizabeth Barclay (d infant)
  c. Elizabeth Barclay
  m. William Barclay of Worrix, Provost of Irvine (cousin)
  d. Bethia Barclay
  m. _ Barclay of Bennets
  e. Margaret Barclay
  m. Archibald Houston (son of Sir Patrick, 1st Bart)
  f.+ other issue - John (bpt 06.03.1677-8, d young), David (d unnm)
m2. (28.09.1659) Barbara Deans (bur 07.04.1697, dau of James Deans of Edinburgh)
  iii. Hugh Barclay (d 11.02.1732-3, youngest son)
  a. Bethia Barclay
  m. James Smith (minister of Kilbirnie)
  The following connection was given in BP1870 (Dallas).
  (1) Elizabeth Smith
  m. Robert Dallas of Kensington
  iv. Barbara Barclay (bpt 05.08.1660)
  m. (02.08.1696) Robert Muir of Monkwood
  v. Penelope Barclay (bpt 17.02.1668-9)
  m. (c1685) John Montgomerie of Wrae & Auchinwood (d 1721, WS, cousin)
  vi.+ other issue - William (bpt 04.04.1662, d young), Charles of Roddinghill (bpt 28.06.1663), George (bpt 10.08.1664)
  c. Anne Barclay apparently of this generation
  m. George Montgomerie of Broomlands (b 1614, d 07.05.1700)

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Barclay') with support from 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p447+)
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