Robert Bogle of Gilmorehill

1757 - 1821


Son of Archibald Bogle and his wife Janet Cathcart. "Robert of Gilmorehill, who married in 1791 Margaret, daughter of Michael Bogle. Their eldest son was Archibald, who sold Gilmorehill in 1845; and a younger son was James, Dean of Guild in 1847, who was an exceedingly active and public-spirited citizen. He died in 1855. Their eldest daughter Janet married the Rev. Mr. Robertson of Eddleston; the second, Margaret, married Michael Scott, author of "Tom Cringle's Log," "Cruise of the Midge," &c. The youngest, Elizabeth, married James Campbell, Possil "Dignify" one of the very finest of the "Old Glasgow Gentry." All of them had families."

In 1813 Robert Bogle inherited a 1/4 share of Dunkley's estate in Vere, Jamaica, as residuary legatee of his brother George Bogle (1762-1813).

Robert Bogle of Gilmorehill age 64 years was buried in Glasgow 20/03/1821. The inventory of Robert Bogle Esq of Gilmorehill was lodged at Glasgow Sheriff Court 21/09/1824.


John Guthrie Smith and John Oswald Mitchell, The old country houses of the old Glasgow gentry (2nd edn., Glasgow, James MacLehose & Sons, 1878) Daldowie. PROB 11/1550/327. General Registry Office for Scotland OPR Deaths 644/01 0620 0046 GLASGOW). SC36/48/19.

Further Information

Margaret Bogle

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1813 [SY] - → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Bogle & Co.
West India merchant  

Relationships (12)

Father → Son
Brother → Sister
Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Nephew
Father-in-law → Son-in-law