Name: James Shand 1
Birth: 1679 2
Death: 7 MAR 1736
Residence: Banff, Banffshire, Scotland
Occupation: Provost of Banff
Note: 1 3|
Change Date: 15 SEP 2005
James Shand, Provost of Banff 1729-1732, d. Banff 7 March 1736
m. Rathen, Aberdeenshire, 8 Feb. 1708/9 Helen Leslie, bapt. Banff 4 Dec. 1686 (dau of Alexander Leslie of Kininvie).
These Shands of Banff were descended from the Shands in (Barnhill of) Doun, mentioned by Spalding in ?The Trubles?. They had a common origin with the Shand in the Parishes of Gamery and Arberdour. Provost Shand?s son James was the first Laird of Craigellie. His mother was a daughter of Leslie of Kinninvie, and a niece of Archbishop Sharp. This family are also lineally descended from the Bairds of Auchmeddan. See Account of Family of Baird, Edinb. 1857 4to and Miss E Shands Tract ?God in the Generation if the Righteous? London 1864. Nisbet & Co.
8 FEB 1709
in Rathen, Aberdeenshire
- James Shand b: 1711
- Text: The ancestry of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall
William Addams Reitwiesner
- Text: Cryle Shand
- Text: SHAND - Some Notices of the surname of SHAND, particularly of the County of Aberdeen
By Rev George Shand
PART FIVE - SELECTIONS FROM THE PARISH REGISTERS OF BANFFSHIRE DOWN TO CIRCA 1750.