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Families covered: Ramsay of Bamff

Various cross-references to this family refer to them as of Banff. We have not always corrected this in other pages of this database but confirm that for many generations the seat of this family has been at Bamff in Perthshire and not Banff in Moray.
Neis de Ramsey (physician to King Alexander II who r. 1214-1249)
1. Malcolm de Ramsay (a 1284)
  A. Adam de Ramsay (a 1296)
  i. Malcolm de Ramsay
  a. Adam de Ramsay
(1) Neil de Ramsay of Bamff
  (A) Gilbert de Ramsay of Bamff (d by 1406)
  (i) Thomas Ramsay of Bamff (a 1420)
  (a) Finlay Ramsay of Bamff (d after 1459)
  ((1)) Alexander Ramsay of Bamff (d 1507)
  ((A)) Gilbert Ramsay of Bamff (dvp)
  m. (1482) Margaret Ogilvie (sister (not dau) of James Ogilvie, 1st Lord)
  ((i)) Neis Ramsay of Bamff (d by 04.06.1530)
  ((a)) Alexander Ramsay of Bamff (d before 18.05.1566) - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Crichton (dau of _ Crichton of Ruthven)



Alexander Ramsay of Bamff (d before 18.05.1566) - continued above
m. Elizabeth Crichton (dau of Crichton of Ruthven)
1. George Ramsay of Bamff (d 1580)
  m. Elizabeth Wood (dau of ?? Wood of Bonnytoun)
  A. George Ramsay of Bamff (d 1620)
  m. Elizabeth Mercer (dau of Mercer of Aldie)
i. Gilbert Ramsay of Bamff
  m. Isabel Ogilvy (dau of Ogilvy of Clova)
  a. Sir Gilbert Ramsay, 1st Bart of Bamff (a 1666)
  m. Elizabeth Blair (dau of Sir Thomas Blair of Balthayock)
(1) Thomas Ramsay (dvp)
  m. Jean Lumsdain (dau of Sir James Lumsdain of Innergelly)
  (A) daughter (d unm)
  (2) Sir James Ramsay, 2nd Bart of Bamff (d 1731)
  m1. Christian Ogilvy (dau of Sir Thomas Ogilvy)
(A) Sir John Ramsay, 3rd Bart of Bamff (d 1738)
  m. Lilias Graeme (dau of Thomas Graeme of Balgowan)
  (i) Sir James Ramsay, 4th Bart of Bamff (d 23.03.1782)
  m. Elizabeth Rait (dau of George Rait of Anniston)
  (a) Sir John Ramsay, 5th Bart of Bamff, Sheriff of Kincardineshire (dsp 1783)
  (b) Sir George Ramsay, 6th Bart of Bamff (dsp 16.04.1790)
  m. (29.08.1786) Eleanora Fraser (b 29.03.1766, dsp c1821, dau of George Fraser, 14th Lord Saltoun)
  (c) Sir William Ramsay, 7th Bart of Bamff (d 17.02.1807)
  m. (05.08.1796) Agnata Frances Biscoe (dau of Vincent Biscoe of Hookwood)
((1)) Sir James Ramsay, 8th Bart of Bamff (b 26.09.1797, dsp 01.01.1859)
  m. (09.02.1828) Jane Oliphant (d 02.06.1842, dau of John Hope Oliphant)
  ((2)) Sir George Ramsay, 9th Bart of Bamff (b 19.03.1800, d 22.02.1871) had issue
  m. (09.10.1830) Emily Eugenia Lennon (b c1807, d 28.01.1885, dau of Capt. Henry Lennon)
  ((3)) William Ramsay (b 1806, d 12.02.1865, professor) had issue (1 dau)
  m. (1834) Catherine Davidson (d 1890, dau of Professor Robert Davidson)
  (d) Thomas Ramsay (b 1757, d 07.1833) had issue
  m. (1797) Margaret Maxtone (dau of James Maxtone of Cultoquhey)
(B) Elizabeth Ramsay
  m. (1688) Sir David Threipland of Fingask
  (C) daughter
  m. _ Oliphant of Clashbenie
  m2. ??
  (D)+ other issue - George (physician), Sophia (d unm)
  (3) Elizabeth Ramsay
  m. George Drummond of Blair
  (4) Anne Ramsay possibly of this generation
  m. Henry Smith of Glasswell
  (5) Katherine Ramsay possibly of this generation
  m1. (mcrt 28.07.1668) James Campbell, 5th of Keithock
  m2. (10.08.1685) William Stewart, 2nd of Fungorth & Balleid
  b. Jean Ramsay
  m. Thomas Forbes of Waterton (d 1652)
  ii. Alexander Ramsay (physician to Kings James I and Charles I)
  iii. Jane Ramsay possibly of this generation
  m. James Nicolson, Bishop of Dunkeld (d 17.08.1607)
2. Isobel Ramsay probably of this generation
  m. David Rattray of Craighall (d 1586)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Ramsay of Bamff)
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