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WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE

 

1  William Ewart Gladstone

   b 29 Dec 1809, Liverpool, Lancashire

   d 19 May 1898, Hawarden, Flintshire

 

Parents

 

2  Sir John Gladstone of Liverpool, Baronet

   b 11 Dec 1764, Leith, Midlothian

   d 7 Dec 1851, Fasque, Kincardineshire

   m 29 Apr 1800, St. Peter, Liverpool

3  Anne Mackenzie Robertson

   b 4 Aug 1772

   d 23 Sep 1835, Fasque

 

Grandparents

 

4  Thomas Gladstones of Leith, corn merchant

   b 3 Jun 1732

   d 12 May 1809, bur 18 May 1809, North Leith

   m 21 Apr 1762

5  Helen Neilson

   b 7 Oct 1739, Edinburgh

   d 17 Jul 1806, bur 22 Jul 1806, North Leith

6  Andrew Robertson of Park House, Dingwall, Provost of Dingwall

   b ca 1719

   d 23 Sep 1796, Dingwall

   m 12 Apr 1760

7  Anne Mackenzie

   b ca 1740

   d 23 Apr 1823, Seaforth, Lancashire

 

Great-grandparents

 

8  John Gladstones of Toft Combes near Biggar, Lanarkshire, miller and farmer

   Will executed 20 Jun 1758

   b ca 1694

   d 1 Jun 1756 or 1 Jun 1757, bur Biggar

   m

9  Janet Aitken

   b ca 1700

   d 5 Feb 1780

10 Walter Neilson of Springfield near Edinburgh, merchant

   b

   d

   m 26 Mar 1737, Hamilton

11 Margaret Mutter

   b

   d

12 George Robertson, Sheriff-Depute and Commissary of Ross

   b

   d

   m

13 Agnes Barbe

   b

   d

14 Colin Mackenzie, innkeeper and baillie of Dingwall

   b

   d

   m

15 Mary Mackenzie

   b

   d

 

Great-great-grandparents

 

16 William Gledstanes of Biggar, maltster

   b

   d ca 1728, bur Libberton

   m

17 Christian Brown

   b

   d

18

   b

   d

   m

19

   b

   d

20 Walter Neilson of Hamilton, merchant

   b

   d

   m

21

   b

   d

22 Thomas Mutter of Stonehouse

   b

   d

   m

23

   b

   d

24 Colin Robertson of Kindeace

   b

   d

   m

25 Rebecca Munro

   b

   d

26 John Barbe of Aldowrie, co. Inverness

   b

   d

   m

27

   b

   d

28

   b

   d

   m

29

   b

   d

30 Kenneth Mackenzie of Torridon, Ross and Cromarty

   b

   d

   m 1703

31 Ann Mackenzie

   b

   d

 

 

Sources

 

Sydney George Checkland, The Gladstones: a family biography 1764-1851 (London, 1971)

The Dictionary of National Biography

H.C.G. Matthew, Gladstone 1875-1898 (Oxford, 1995)

M.R.D. Foot and H.C.G. Matthew, eds., The Gladstone Diaries

J. Foster, Our Noble and Gentle Families of Royal Descent, vol. 1

William Hunter, Biggar and the House of Fleming, 2nd edition (Edinburgh and Biggar, 1867)

Burke’s Peerage and Baronetage (80th edition, 1921)

Burke’s Landed Gentry (18th edition)

The Genealogy of the Families of Douglas of Mulderg and Robertson of Kindeace with their Descendants (Dingwall, 1895)

Thomas Archer, William Ewart Gladstone and his Contemporaries (London, 1883)

S.A. Scott, Monumental Inscriptions (pre-1855) in the Upper Ward of Lanarkshire (1977)

Robert Douglas, The Baronage of Scotland (Edinburgh, 1798)

The Scots Magazine

The Liverpool Mercury

Edinburgh parish registers

Lloyd’s Evening-Post, 3-5 Oct 1796

North Leith parish registers

Hamilton parish registers

St. Andrew, Liverpool, bishops’ transcripts

Caldedonian Mercury, 10 May 1823