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Murray of Stanhope

5th Baronet

Sir Charles MURRAY of Stanhope

Murray of Stanhope Coat of Arms
Murray of Stanhope Coat of Arms

Sir Charles MURRAY, son of Sir David MURRAY and Anne BRUCE, married Isabella SOMMERVILE sometime after 1741.  She was the daughter of Hugh SOMERVILLE.  Sir Charles MURRAY died 04 Jul 1770.

Charles, who had some of the lands of Stanhope in his possession, and granted tacks of them in 1734 and 1751, and in 1767 had them adjudged from him by his creditors for debt.  He was Collector of Customs at Borrowstounness.  On the death of his nephew, the fourth Baronet, he became the heir to the title. (From A HISTORY OF PEEBLESSHIRE by James Walter Buchan, c1925-7 vol 3, pg 449.)

Child of Sir Charles MURRAY and Isabella SOMMERVILE:

i. Sir David MURRAY, d. 19 Oct 1770, without issue.