Family History

William Ronaldson
Born c 1766, appears in the parish of Falkland. Married “Betsy” Brown and farmed at 1) Ballo Farm (Falkland), 2) Cast Farm (Leuchars), 3) Tullo (Benholm), 4) Mains of Lauriston (St Cyrus). Died Lauriston and buried St Cyrus 1846

William Ronaldson
Born 1798, Farmer at Balneathal (Kinross). Married Margaret Stobie. He also farmed at Mains of Kirkness; West Beakford (Haddington); Seggarsdean Farm Haddington East Lothian EH41 4LD and jointly at E Balgeddie. Buried at Portmoak.

Elizabeth Ronaldson
Born 18/4/1800 – Ballo Farm (Perhaps now sunk in Ballo Reservoir). Married Cast Farm to Robert Fyfe, farmer at East Mathers.

John and James – both farmers and unmarried

(** A James Ronaldson married a Jean Taylor in 1830 and had a child called Christina in 1850.)

Ann Ronaldson
Married Robert Jamie and had a son, Robert who married his cousin, daughter of Robert Fyfe and Elizabeth Ronaldson but had no children.

Mary Ronaldson
Born 1813, Cast Farm. Married William Falconer. Buried Benholm Cemetery.

Eliza Ronaldson
Born 1833, Mains of Kirkness, Portmoak. Married in Bearford to Robert Thomson, farmer, Kirkton of Mailler (?), Perth. Their eldest son William (later Sir William) became principal of University of Wetwatersand 1924-28, S Africa.

Thomas Ronaldson
Emigrated to USA and married Mary Argo

John Ronaldson
Born 1842, Bearford, Haddington. Married 1878, Candy, Kincardine to Ann Victoria Falconer. East India Merchant, London. Buried Haddington 1938

Evelyn Ronaldson
Born 1878, Robin Hood Lodge, Sutton, Surrey. Married John Fairweather. Died 1980, Stepps. Buried Bedlay Cemetery.