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Lt.Col. Walter 
Hamilton Tyndall Bruce
  formerly
1788 - 1874


Lt.Col. Walter 
Hamilton Tyndall Bruce
  formerly, eldest son. Educ. Dalkeith (1797). Madras Army. On the death of Margaret Tyndall-Bruce in 1869 the Colonel changed his name to Hamilton-Tyndall-Bruce and inherited the estate through a Trust Disposition and Deed of settlement dated 1865. In 1873 the Lord Lyon granted colonel Walter Hamilton-Tyndall-Bruce the coat of arms you can see in the South walls of the West wing of Myres Castle. The heraldic description of the arms is Quarters, first and fourth, Or, a Saltire Glues on a Chief of the second a Fleur-de-lis of the first, for Bruce; second, Argent, a Fess Gules cottised Stable between three Garbs of the last, for Tyndall; third, Gules, a Cross potent fitchee Or between three Cinquefoils Argent, for Hamilton. In an Escrol below the sheild this motto, Fuimus. The crest is a horse's head erased Argent bridled Gules, and in an Escrol over the crest this motto, Be Trew. You can see the horse's head crest in a niche above the door to the flat at the gararge. This doorway used to be the entrance to the stables. His son sold the estate in 1887 to the 3rd Marquess of Bute. He was an army man who married later in life. He lived for a while at Hay Lodge in Peebles. ----------------- British Library: Name: Walter HAMILTON Event type: Biography Start date: 18 Mar Start year: 1788 End date: 06 Jul End year: 1874 Biographical notes: Madras Army, b 18 Mar 1788, ret 12 Apr 1834, d 6 Jul 1874 name altered to TYNDALL-BRUCE; m Margaret 5 Jan 1837 (b 4 Jan 1813, d 6 Jul 1874) Helen b 17 Mar 1838, d 17 Jan 1855 Catherine b 31 Jan 1839, d 13 Feb 1873 Andrew b 30 Mar 1842; Margaret b 18 May 1843, d 10 Jun 1869; Walter b 20 Apr 1845 Robert Thomas b 17 Sep 1846; Madeline b 22 May 1848, d 21 Jul 1852; a dau b 26 Oct 1850, d 15 Jul 1852; see Phillimore II p.403 Transcribed by: British Library India Office Records Reference: L/AG/23/10/1-2 Source name: Phillimore II p.403 Source year: Source edition: Presidency:

Born: St. Cuthbert's, Edinburgh, Scotland 18th Mar 1788 Baptised:
Died: , , , Scotland 6th Jul 1874 Buried: Edinburgh, Scotland 1874
Family:
Hamilton Tyndall Bruce

Ancestors
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1.
Lt.Col. Walter 
Hamilton Tyndall Bruce
  formerly
(
Duncan
) 1788 - 1874
2.
Andrew 
Hamilton
  formerly Burns
(
Biggar
) 1754 - 1796
4.
5.
Agnes/Nans 
Hamilton
(
Burns
) 1739 - post 1761
3.
Catherine 
Biggar
(
Hamilton
) 1763 - 1848
6.
Walter 
Biggar
(
?
,
Spence
) 1725 - post 1770
7.

Siblings


1.
M/? 
Hamilton

2.
U/? 
Hamilton

3.
Andrew 
Hamilton
* 1793
4.
Robert 
Hamilton
1794 - post 1848
5.
John 
Hamilton
(
Balfour
) * 1795

Spouses



1. Edinburgh, Scotland 5th Jan 1837
Margaret 
Duncan
(
Hamilton Tyndall Bruce
) 1813 - 1877

Descendants
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a.
Margaret 
Duncan
(
Hamilton Tyndall Bruce
) 1813 - 1877
1.
Eliza 
Hamilton
1838 - post 1861
2.
Helen 
Hamilton
1838 - 1855
3.
Catherine 
Hamilton
1839 - 1873
4.
Walter 
Hamilton
1842 - ante 1845
5.
Andrew Hamilton 
Tyndall Bruce
1842 - 1897
6.
Margaret 
Hamilton
1843 - 1869
7.
Walter Hamilton 
Bruce
1845 - 1875
8.
Robert Thomas 
Hamilton-Bruce
  formerly Hamilton
(
Bruce
,
Laurie
) 1846 - 1899
8a.
Katherine (Kitty/Kate) Ann 
Laurie
(
Hamilton-Bruce
) 1863 - 1928
8.1.
M/? 
Hamilton Bruce
8.2.
Margaret 
Hamilton Bruce
1892 - 1931
8.3.
Walter 
Hamilton Bruce
1893 - 1893
8.4.
Robert 
Hamilton Bruce
1893 - 1893
8.5.
Catherine Ann 
Hamilton Bruce
1895 - 1978
8.6.
Mary Edith Laurie 
Hamilton Bruce
1899 - 1900
9.
Madeleine 
Hamilton
1848 - 1852
10.
Louisa Mary 
Hamilton
1850 - 1852
Sources

Census

Timeline


18th Mar 1788Born (birth) Edinburgh, Scotland
5th Jan 1837Married
Margaret 
Duncan
(
Hamilton Tyndall Bruce
) 1813 - 1877 (marriage) Edinburgh, Scotland
1851Head of household in 1851 census (census) Peebles, Scotland
1861Head of household in 1861 census (census) Edinburgh, Scotland
1874Made a will (will)
1874Buried (burial) Edinburgh, Scotland
6th Jul 1874Died (death) Scotland
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