Johnston, William ♂
Student United College 1790-1791 Lat. Jun. (Secondar).
Possibly born 5.10.1777 son of David Johnston, Kettle and Mary Robertson. His father after success as a merchant at Gothenburg bought Lathrisk, Weddersbie and Bavelaw. [Landowner]
Entered the army. Captain 9th Regiment. His elder brother having died he succeeded his father in 1809 [estates of Lathrisk, Weddersbie and Bavelaw]. [Soldier, landowner]
Added Rossie, Urquhart, Monzie and Largo to his estates by prudent management.
Died 25.8.1868 aged 90.
- St AUL MS Dep. 7 LB VIII p429
- Fifeshire Jnl. 27.8.1868 p5