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  • ID: I39759
  • Name: James Shand 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1679 2
  • Death: 7 MAR 1736
  • Residence: Banff, Banffshire, Scotland
  • Occupation: Provost of Banff
  • Note: 1 3

    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.
  • _UID: CA4D094873984690A81FBAC63939B945009A
  • Change Date: 15 SEP 2005

    Marriage 1 Helen Leslie
    • Married: 8 FEB 1709 in Rathen, Aberdeenshire
    1. Has Children James Shand b: 1711

    1. Text: The ancestry of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall
      William Addams Reitwiesner
    2. Text: Cryle Shand
    3. Text: SHAND - Some Notices of the surname of SHAND, particularly of the County of Aberdeen
      By Rev George Shand
      Norwich 1877.
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