Name: George Ogilvy
Suffix: 1st Lord Banff
Death: 11 AUG 1663
Residence: 1625 Montcoffer, Banff
Change Date: 30 OCT 2012
In 1625 George is designed 'of Moncoffer, Laird of Banff, junior?, and in 1627 when he received a Grown confirmation of Sandelaw, Oatlaw, and others, 'junior of Banff, formerly titular fiar of Dunlugus.'" In 1626 he was infeft in Dalhauche and Smiddiehillis," and in the same year in the barony of Inchdrewer. Montcoffer resigned in 1628 in favour of Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty.
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Sir George Ogilvy, 1st Lord Banff was the son of Walter Ogilvy and Helen Urquhart. He married, firstly, Margaret Irvine, daughter of Sir Alexander Irvine, before 9 March 1610/11. He married, secondly, Janet Sutherland, daughter of William Sutherland, after 1612. He died on 11 August 1663.
Sir George Ogilvy, 1st Lord Banff was created 1st Baronet Ogilvie on 30 July 1627. His house and gardens at Banff were wrecked by the Covenanters, and he was given 10,000 marks by the King towards repairing his losses. He fought in the action against the Covenanters at the bridge of the Dee on 19 June 1639. He was created 1st Lord Banff on 31 August 1642. In 1654 he was fined £1,000 by Cromwell.
He was twice married: first to Margaret, daughter of Alexander Irvine of Drum, by whom he had a daughter Helen, married to the second earl of Airlie; and secondly to Mary Sutherland, a daughter of Duffus, by whom he had a son, George, second Lord Banff, and two daughters, who were both married.
Father: Walter Ogilvy
Mother: Helen Urquhart
- George Ogilvy