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Dreghorn of Ruchill, Donald, Innes, Verdon
Robert Dreghorn b 1680, d 1742
1. Allan Dreghorn of Ruchill b 1706, dsp 1764
m Bessie Bogle dau of Robert Bogle of Shettleston
2. Robert Dreghorn of Blochairn b 1708, d 1760
m Isabella Bryson dau of John Bryson of Craigallian
A. Robert Dreghorn of Blochairn and Ruchill dsp 19.11.1804
B. Elizabeth Dreghorn d unm
C. Margaret Dreghorn
m James Dennistoun of Colgrain d 1816
William Donald of Lylestone b c1620
1. ?? Donald
A. ?? Donald
m Janet Cumming of Baremmen
i. James Donald of Geilston b 1713, d 1760, 'Tobacco Lord'
m ?? Yuille dau of Thomas Yuille of Darleith
a. Thomas Donald of Geilston d 1798, 'Tobacco Lord'
m Jane Dunlop dau of Colin Dunlop of Carmyle, Provost of Glasgow
1 James Donald
m Anne Grahame of Whitehill
A Thomas Donald
m _ Townsend
B Ellen Donald
m Rev. William Somerset grandson of Duke of Beaufort
2 Colin Dunlop Donald of Glasgow b 07.03.1777, d 18.09.1859 had issue
m 1812 Marianna Stirling d 1825, dau of John Stirling, sister of William of Cordale
3+ other issue - Martha d unm 1831, Thomas d 12.1807
b. Margaret Donald
m 1777 James Dennistoun of Colgrain d 1816
ii. Robert Donald of Mountblow, Provost of Glasgow b 1724, 'Tobacco Lord'
iii. daughter
m _ Geils ancestor of Geils of Geilston
Walter Innes of Toux b 1472, d 1537
BP1934 Innes of Balveny identifies Walter as ancestor of Inneses of Auchintoul, Calrossie and Inverbreaky. CD identifies his wife and mother of James & Beatrice as Mariota, dau of Alexander Forbes, 3rd of Pitsligo, by Christian/Mariota Ogilvy, We provisionally follow BP1934 in identifying his 1st wife as ...
m1 _ Forbes dau of William Forbes, younger of Drumallachie
1. James Innes of Toux & Pitfour b 1514, d 1588
m Agnes Urquhart dau of Thomas Urquhart by Helen Abernethy, sister of Alexander
A. Walter Innes of Toux Touchis b 1536, d 1574
m Margaret Gordon dau of George Gordon, 3rd of Lesmoir, by Katherine Forbes
i. Walter Innes of Toux & Pitfour b 1570
B. Janet Innes
m c1563 Robert Gordon, 4th of Hallhead
2. Beatrice Innes
m 1532 Alexander Urquhart, Sheriff of Cromarty b 1507, d 1564
m2 Janet Terrall of Inverbreaky

BE1883 identifies William de Verdon of Brisingham a 1100 as ancestor of the Verdons of Norfolk, Suffolk & Northampton and of the undermentioned Baron Verdon in particular. However, TCP reported that "No connection has been found between this family of Verdon and that of Bertram de Verdun, the well-known Domesday tenant of Farnham Royal" who was William's father. TCP starts with ...
Ives de Verdon in Norfolk a 1101 possibly father of ...
1. William de Verdon a 1166 possibly father of ...
A. William de Verdon a 1197possibly father of ...
i. William de Verdon in Culpho, Suffolk d before 1242
m Maud a 1243, sister of Isabel, wife of Osbert de Wacheshampossibly parents of ...
Ve24 John de Verdon in Bressingham, Norfolk d before 23.12.1277, son of William of Bressingham
This is probably the John mentioned in BE1883 who m. Margaret dau/heir of Simon Fitz Le Lisle of Brixworth who d c1300 having had issue - John d c1302, Thomas of Brisingham, Brixworth, etc d 1315-6 and Susan m. Sir Nicholas Seyton. However, TCP & VCH show that his son John was father of Thomas of Brixworth, etc..
m ?? sister/heir of Simon FitzSimon of Brixworth
Ve23 John de Verdon of Brixworth, Northamptonshire b 11.06.1256, d before 17.03.1295/6
m before 1276 Eleanor de Furnivalle dau of Sir Thomas de Furnivalle of Sheffield, m2. Richard de Breuse
Ve22 Thomas de Verdon of Brixworth, etc. bpt 10.01.1275/6, d before 10.08.1315
BE1883 shows Thomas of Brisingham, Brixworth, etc d 1315-6 as father of Sir John of Marthesham d 1343 who, by Maud, had 3 sons - Sir Thomas of Brixworth dvp, father by Alice of Thomas who dsp before 1322, John Lord, and Sir Christopher. TCP, supported by VCH, shows as follows.
m before 1299 Margaret de Knovill dau of Bewes de Knovill, 1st Lord, by Joan dau of Cecily Walerand
Ve21 John de Verdon, Baron/Lord b 24.06.1299, d after 23.10.1376
BE1883 reports that Lord John married twice: to Maud, mother of Edmund, and Isabel dau of Sir John Vise de Lore by whom he had a daughter, Isabel m. Sir Imbert Noon. TCP reports as follows.
m1 by 1326 Agnes
Ve20 Edmund de Verdon dvp
m Joan
BE1883 appears to suggest that the following Margaret was Edmund's sister but TCP & VCH clearly identify her as his daughter.
Ve19 Margaret de Verdon d 24.11.1436
m1 Sir Hugh de Bradshagh of Old Hall in Westleigh d before 20.08.1383
VCH Lancashire, vol 3, Townships - Westleigh identifies Hugh as son of Roger son of Richard son of John of Westleigh son of Roger. See here for a possible link to Bradshaw01.
A Sir William Bradshagh of Old Hall d 12.08.1487
m Joanmentioned in VCH Lancashire, vol 3, Westleigh
i Elizabeth Bradshagh
m before 16.08.1414 Sir Richard Harrington d 1467
m2 before 26.08.1383 Sir John Pilkington of Pilkington d 16.02.1420/1
m2 by 1340 Maud widow of Ralph de Crophull of Bionnington
B. Bertran de Verdon

1 the article on Ruchill in 'The Old Country Houses of the Old Glasgow Gentry' 2nd edition, published for private circulation by James Maclehose in 1878.
2 the article on Mountblow in 'The Old Country Houses of the Old Glasgow Gentry'.
3 TCP Verdon with some support from VCH Northamptonshire, vol 4, Brixworth and some contradiction from BE1883 Verdon
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