From 1777 to 1783 James Boswell was a columnist for the London Magazine, writing a total of seventy essays under the pseudonym the Hypochondriack.
Elizabeth MontgomerieDied 1770
Elizabeth Montgomerie-Cuninghame of Lainshaw
She succeeded to the Lainshaw estate following the death of her older brother James in 1767.
Elizabeth married firstly Alexander Montgomerie-Cuninghame of Kirktonholme (d. 1770?) and secondly John Beaumont.
- 1. David was the son of Jean Montgomerie and Alexander Laing, Rector of Donaghadee. He inherited Lainshaw from his uncle James Montgomerie who died ca. 1726 without issue.