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Families covered: Lauder of Haltoun (Halton)

Haltoun was often pronounced "Hatton" and so is sometimes spelled like that. However, 'Haltoun' is viewed as its proper spelling.
Sir George de Lawedre or Lauder of Haltoun, Provost of Edinburgh (d c1430)
m. (before 1400) Helen Douglas (dau of Archibald Douglas, 3rd Earl of Douglas)
Young's 'Notes' omitted Sir George and showed uncertainty on the Alexanders & Williams & their spouses of this and succeeding generations. Different sources (including cross-references from 'The Scots Peerage') sometimes contradict each other. It seems likely that the works by GLF and AMF will become the accepted sources of information on this family.
1. Alexander Lauder (dvp Verneuil 17.08.1424)
  m. (c1408) Elizabeth Forrester (dau of Sir John Forrester of Corstorphine)
2. Sir William Lauder of Haltoun (d 1452)
A. Sir Alexander Lauder of Haltoun (d 07.1507)
  i. William Lauder of Kidstoun & Wormiston (dvp(sp?))
  m. Mariote
  ii. Sir George Lauder of Haltoun (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m. (c1470/82) Catherine Somerville (dau of John Somerville, 2nd/3rd Lord)
  a. William Lauder of Haltoun (d before 20.12.1542)
  m. (1512) Agnes Henderson (dau of James Henderson of Fordell, Lord Advocate)
(1) Alexander Lauder of Haltoun (d Pinkie 10.09.1547)
  m. (c1530) Janet Borthwick (dau of William Borthwick, 4th/5th Lord)
  (A) Sir William Lauder of Haltoun (d by 1585/11.1596)
  m. Jean Cockburn (d 07.07.1600, dau of Sir John Cockburn of Ormiston)
  (i) Sir Alexander Lauder of Halton (b c1550/60, d 14.11.1627)
m1. (mcrt 25.06.1586) Mary Maitland (d 06.1596, dau of Sir Richard Maitland of Thirlestane and Lethington)
  (a) Alexander Lauder, younger of Halton (dvpsp 29.10.1623)
  m. (after 24.07.1610) Susannah Cunningham (dau of James Cunningham, 7th Earl of Glencairn)
  (b) Richard Lauder of Halton (bur 29.11.1675)
  m. Marion Scott (dau of Lawrence Scott of Harperigg & Clerkington, sister of Sir William, 'Lord Clerkington')
((1)) Jean Lauder (d 02.07.1672)
  m. (24.04.1650) Sir Thomas Elphinstone of Calderhall
  ((2)) Elizabeth Lauder --
  m. (18.11.1652) Charles Maitland, 3rd Earl of Lauderdale (d 1691) --
  (c) Helen Lauder
  (d) Jean (not Margaret) Lauder (a 1631)
  m1. Alexander Hay, younger of Smithfield (dvp before 26.07.1617)
  m2. Bryce Sempill of Cathcart (d 1652)
  m2. (c1599) Annabel Bellenden (dau of Sir John Bellenden of Auchnoull)
(e) Sir Lewis Lauder of Gogar & Alderstoun, Sheriff of Edinburgh (b 1599, d before 10.12.1641) ancestor of Lauder of Aldingston
  m. Jean Acheson (dau of Sir Archibald Acheson, Secretary of Scotland)
  ((1))+ 3 sons and1 daughter
  (f) George Lauder (b 1600, d before 22.07.1671, Lt. Colonel, poet)
  m. Rebecca Bruce
  ((1))+ 6 sons
  (g) John Lauder of Over Newton (a 03.1637)
  (ii) John Lauder of Halhouse of Lekbarnard (a 04.1607)
  (iii) Barbara (not Mary) Lauder
  m1. John Cuninghame, 6th of Cuninghamhead (d before 17.10.1589)
m2. Sir James Foulis of Colinton (a 1610)
  (iv) Janet Lauder
  A Janet of this generation is sometimes confused with Janet Lauder of the family of Bass who married, amongst others, John Lindsay, 'Lord Menmuir' who was also known as 'parson of Menmuir'.
  (B) George Lauder of Ratho Byres (d after 13.06.1590)
  (C) Katherine Lauder
  m. James Wedderspoon of Brighouse (d before 14.11.1584)
  (D) Elizabeth Lauder
  m. Gilbert Lauder of Balbardie (b c1530, d c1589)
  (2) ?? Lauder
  (A) Robert Lauder of Burngrange
  (3) Helen Lauder
  m. (mcrt 19.03.1536) Sir William Scott of Balwearie & Innertiel
  b. ? John Lauder of Whitslaid
  c. Gilbert Lauder of Balbardy (d before 05.1550, baillie of Edinburgh)
  m1. Elizabeth Hopper (d before 09.1525, probably dau of Henry Hopper of Edinburgh)
  (1) Henry Lauder, Sheriff of Perth (d 19.07.1561, Lord Advocate as Lord St. Germains, 3rd son?)
(2)+ other issue - David, George
  m2. (sp?) Isabella Mauchane (d 08.1557, sister of Clement Mauchane of Edinburgh)
  partner(s) unknown
  (4)+ other issue - Robert, Jasper
  iii. Sir Alexander Lauder of Blyth, Provost of Edinburgh (dsp Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m. Janet Paterson (d 1534, dau of John Paterston of Edinburgh)
  iv.+ other issue - James of Norton (d Flodden 09.09.1513), David (vicar of Earlston)
  B. ? Robert Lauder of Whitslaid, Berwickshire
  C. Elizabeth Lauder --
  m. Sir Alexander Napier of Merchiston --
3. Sir John Lauder of Burngrange & Whitelaw (d after 06.1464)
  m. Marion
  A. Robert Lauder
4. Katherine Lauder (a 01.1462)
  m. Adam Spence of Edinburgh
5. Margaret Lauder (a 01.1462)
  m. Patrick Hamilton of Bathgate
6. Isobella Lauder (a 01.1462)

Main source(s): information kindly provided by a contributor (GLF, 11.06.08), who has researched this family in preparation for a book, which enabled us to expand this page (on 12.06.08) which had previously been based on information sourced from:
(1) 'Notes on Historical References to the Scottish Family of Lauder' (edited by James Young, printed by Thomas Duncan, Glasgow 1884) which appears to have been a compilation of references and was found to be not fully reliable
(2) information kindly provided by a contributor (AMF, 07-08.02.08) who has also researched this family in preparation for a book
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