Person NameGrant Suttie family; family
ActivityThe Grant Suttie family of Balgone traces its lineage to Sir George Suttie, 1st Bart of Addiston who was created a Baronet of Nova Scotia, 1702. He married Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of John Semple of Balgone and they had 5 sons and 5 daughters. His great-grandson, Sir James Grant Suttie, 4th Bart (1759-1836), was MP for Haddington in three parliaments. He succeeded his aunt, Janet Grant, Countess of Hyndford, as heir in line to the estates of Preston Grange and the arms of Grant, and took the additional name of Grant. He married Katherine Isabella, daughter of J Hamilton of Bangour. They had two daughters and a son, Sir George Grant Suttie, 5th Bart of Balgone.Sir George Grant Suttie, 7th Bart (1870-1947), did not marry and died without issue, passing the title to a kinsman, Sir (George) Philip Grant Suttie, 8th Bart.
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