William Mackenzie - 5th of Balmaduthie

William Mackenzie

Born 1735
Died 1774


5th of Balmaduthie


Advocate. Son of John Mackenzie and Rebecca Mackenzie. Married (1763 or 1769) to Maria Lancaster, dau of John Lancaster of Cambridge. They had 6 children. Sometime Commisary of Edinburgh.

Life with Boswell: 

Boswell met him at Kames on October 24, 1762, describing him as "a young gentleman of Inverness-shire, very genteel and well-bred and obliging".