'Bertram3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bertram of Kersewell, Bertram of Nisbet
[This page was originally contained within Bertram1 (from 03.04.14). It was moved here to facilitate expansion of that page.]

William Bertram of Nisbet, Lanarkshire
1. William Bertram of Nisbet (a 1602)
  A. William Bertram of Nisbet (b 1625, a 1662)
  m. Janet Menzies (d 1657, dau of Alexander Menzies of Cutler Allers)
  i. Alexander Bertram of Nisbet (b 1644)
  m1. (mcrt 23.07.1673) Helen Murray (b c1646, d 1694, dau of Adam Murray of Cardon)
  m2. Grizel Muir (b 1640-1, d 23.05.1707, dau of _ Muir of Anniston)
It is not clear who which wife was mother of Alexander's children but it is likely that Helen was the mother of at least the following William given that William had a son born in 1714.
  a. William Bertram of Nisbet & Kersewell, Lanarkshire (a 1702)
  m. Cecilia Kennedy (d 1773-4, dau of Gilbert Kennedy of Auchtyfardle)
  (1) Archibald Bertram of Nisbet & Kersewell (b 1714, d 1768)
  m. Marion Porterfield (dau/coheir of John Porterfield of Fulwood (by Jane, dau/heir of Alexander Finlayson of Boghall), sister of Catherine, Lady Lockhart)
  (A) William Bertram of Nisbet & Kersewell (b 08.1759, d 07.1819, Colonel)
  m. (01.09.1777) Jane Lockhart (d 1822, dau of Sir William Lockhart, 3rd Bart of Lockhart Hall, by Catherine Porterfield)
  (i) William Bertram of Nisbet & Kersewell (b 07.1782, d 06.1832/9, Major) had issue
  m1. Maria Raymus
m2. (1825) Louise Caroline Clementine Delie Bertrand de la Peyjere (d 1897, dau of Arnaud de la Peyjere of Mauritius)
  (ii) Cecilia Bertram
  m. James MacAllan (WS)
  (iii)+ other issue - Archibald (dvpsp 23.10.1806, Major), Allan (b 1792, d 1834, Commander RN), Marion, Catherine, Anne
  (B) Alexander Bertram (b 1757?, d 1836)
  m1. _ Duke (d 1804)
m2. Mary Honeyman
  (C) Archibald Bertram (4th son)
  m. _ Keir
  (D) Jane Bertram (d 1838)
  m. Allan Lockhart of Cleghorn
  (E)+ other issue - John, Cecilia (d unm 1840), Mary (d unm 1846)
  (2) Gilbert Bertram in Leith (d unm)
  (3) William Bertram in Edinburgh (b 1718-9, d 15.01.1796)
  m. Grizel Hay (dau of John Hay of Haystoun)
  (A) John Archibald Bertram had issue
  m. Anne Brown Broughton
  (B) Gilbert Bertram in Leith (b c1772, d 1817) had issue
  m. Sophia Hardy (dau of Rev. Thomas Hardy of Charlesfield & Edinburgh)
  (C) William Bertram in Leith (b c1779, d 1832)
  m. Sophia Scot
  (D) Cecilia Grizel Bertram (b c1775, d 1849)
  m. John Brown of Cultermains (cousin)
  (4) Euphemia Bertram (d 1762)
  m. George Baillie of Hardington
  (5) Anne Bertram (d 11.10.1797)
  m. (1747) John Brown of Cultermains (minister of Culter)
  (6) Cecilia Bertram
  m. (1755) Hugh Mosman of Auchtyfardle (WS)
  (7) Jane Bertram (b c1732, d 1800)
  m. Henry Ferguson in Leith
  b. Alexander Bertram (WS)
  c. Janet Bertram (d 12.02.1760)
  m. (1703) James Forrester (minister of Cutler)
  d. daughter
  m. _ Brown
  e. daughter
  m. _ Hamilton of Gilkerscleuch
  ii. Jane Bertram
  m. Matthew Baillie of Murihouse (son of ?? of Crimpcramp)
  iii. daughter
  m. Edward Menzies in Lanark (writer)
  iv. daughter
  m. Patrick Esone (minister of West Linton then Wiston)
  B. Alexander Bertram (a 1676, minister of Kilbucho)
  i. James Bertram

Main source(s): BLG1886 ('Bertram of Nisbet and Kersewell'), BLG1952 ('Bertram of Nisbet and Kersewell')
Back to top of page