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Families covered: Elphinstone (Barts), Elphinstone of Lopness

BP1870 (Elphinstone of Sowerby) identifies the Ronald (Rene or Rainy) Elphinstone, who (according to BP1934) "came from France with Lord Robert Stewart, Earl of Orkney, and was granted lands in Orkney". as son of John Elphinstone of Baberton whom it identified as 3rd son of Robert, 3rd Baron Elphinstone. [Following TSB (Elphinstone), we show (Sir) John of Baberton (1553-1614), as the 2nd son of the 3rd Lord.] BP1934, which indicates that the parentage shown for Rene (Rainy or Ronald) is not certain, starts with ...
John Elphinstone (a 1485, baillie of Glasgow)
1. Jock Elphinstone (a 1494, in France, 2nd son)
  m. Catherine Le Noble
  A. Michael Elphinstone
  i. Peter (or Patrick) Elphinstone
  m. Magdeline de Lespine probably parents of ...
  a. Rene (Rainy or Ronald) Elphinstone (d 1587, to Orkney)
  m. Janet Halcro
  (1) Harry Elphinstone
  (2) Robert Elphinstone of Hammegar (d 1628)
  m. Elizabeth Smyth
  (A) John Elphinstone of Walls & Lopness
  m. Joanna Cock, heiress of Lopness
  (i) Robert Elphinstone of Lopness (Steward Judiciary, High Admiral & Chamberlain of Orkney & Zetland)
  (ii) John Elphinstone
  m. Elizabeth Moore
  (a) John Elphinstone (RN)
  m. Anne Williams
  ((1)) John Elphinstone (b 1722, d 28.02.1785, Admiral in the Russian service)
  m. (23.10.1750) Amelia Warburton (d 02.1786, dau of John Warburton, Somerset Herald)
  ((A)) Samuel William Elphinstone (d 1789, Captain in the Russian navy, 2nd son)
  m. Catherine Krewse (dau of Admiral _ Krewse)
  ((i)) Alexander Francis Elphinstone (b 06.02.1789, d 24.09.1865, Captain RN) had issue
m. (05.05.1819) Amelia Anne Lobach (d 14.02.1874, dau of A. Lobach)
  ((B)) Thomas Elphinstone (d 1821, Post Captain RN, 4th son)
  m. Isabella Jones
  ((i))+ 2 daughters
  ((C)) Sir Howard Elphinstone, 1st Bart (b 04.03.1773, d 28.04.1846, Major General, 6th son)
  m. (14.02.1803) Frances Warburton (d 24.08.1858, dau of John Warburton)
  ((i)) Sir Howard Elphinstone, 2nd Bart (b 09.06.1804, d 16.03.1893) had issue
m. (30.09.1829) Elizabeth Julia Curteis (d 14.01.1891, dau of E.J. Curteis)
  ((ii)) Frances Elphinstone (d 31.10.1905)
  m. (06.09.1836) William Masters Smith of Camer (dsp 24.12.1861)
  ((iii)) Harriet Elphinstone (d 13.02.1892)
  m. (25.04.1849) William Twiss Turner (d 1884, rector of Ore)
  ((iv)) Louisa Elphinstone (d 1903)
  m1. (01.10.1832) Robert Anstruther of Third Part (dsp 26.02.1856, Lt. Colonel)
  m2. (15.08.1861) Andrew Bonar of Hamilton House (dsp 15.02.1874)
  ((D)) Anna Charlotte Maria Elphinstone (d 06.06.1809)
  m. Sir Francis Hartwell, Bart
  ((E)) Jane Alice Amelia Elphinstone (d 1856)
  m. (1799) Rev. John Dymoke
  ((F)) Catherine Sarah Elphinstone
  m. Rev. Thomas Roe of Kirkby-upon-Bane
  ((G))+ other issue - John (d 1801, Post Captain RN), Ponsonby Rodolph (d young), Robert Philip (d 1822, Captain RN), Molyneux (d 1815)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Elphinstone (Bart of Sowerby))
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