b. = born

bap. = baptised

c. = christened

c/m = marriage contract

d. = died

d. vita patris = died in the father's lifetime

dsp(decessit sine prole) died without issue

m. = married




Alexander MacGlashan of Eastertyre, who entered the H.E.I.C.S., and served as a Captain, being gazetted to Major although he suffered ill-health which caused him to retire. The nature of his promotion and therefore his pension entitlement were subject to inquiry as his promotion had not been made official and it was recommended that his pension be that of a Captain.[1] Returning to Scotland, he purchased the lands of Eastertyre, near Logierait, where he d. on 19 June 1822.[2] The identity of his wife has not yet been established but she d. at Eastertyre, on 10 August 1846, aged 87 years. He was father of,

  1. Neil MacGlashan, served as a Captain in the 42nd Regiment and d. at Lisbon on 9 August 1811, of fatigue after the battle of Fuentes de Honor, aged 22 years.[3]
  2. Robert MacGlashan, was apprenticed to Robert Graham W.S., on 9 March 1814 and d. unmarried, at Eastertyre, on 1 August 1825.[4]
  3. Isaobella Margaret MacGlashan, m. at Eastertyre, on 15 September 1829, to Rev. Alexander Campbell, Minister of Weem.[5]
  4. Jean MacGlashan,
  5. Susan MacGlashan,
  6. Margaret MacGlashan, all of whom were served heirs portioners to their brother, Robert, in the lands of Eastertyre on 15 December 1826.[6]




[1] East India Pension records.

[2] Scots Magazine, 1st August 1822 edition.

[3] Caledonian Mercury, 29th August 1811 edition.

[4] Caledonian Mercury, 25th August 1825 edition.

[5] Aberdeen Press and Journal, 14th October 1829 edition.

[6] Services of Heirs.