Blairquhan Castle Built for Sir for Sir David Hunter-Blair, 3rd Baronet in 1823 on the site of a previous castle dating back to 1347. Present owners are the ancestors of Sir David.
Month: June 2018
There were 1,201 Hunter’s in 1881 making it the third largest concentration out of the 33 Scottish counties, including HHunterston, Bonnytoun and Doonholm, and Abbotshill.
Glenapp Castle Built in 1870. James Hunter bought the estate from the Earl of Orkney in 1864. In 1868 James became the Deputy-Lieutenant of Ayrshire. Ballantrae, Ayrshire, Scotland will be a destination to add to my ancestral group tours.
John Hunter “Daredevil Jack” left for Argentina 1850s. d. 17 February 1868 p. Buenos Aires
Major Hunter was in the Peninsular War. Military Secretary to the Governor of Australia. Aide to his uncle General George Hunter of Cinder, India.