Personal data Date of birth (prefix) bef. Born 1714 Alias Mrs. Agnew of Dalreagle Biography Married to Patrick Agnew (1705-1758), 2nd of Dalreagle. Mother of Agnes and Alexander Agnew. Life with Boswell Boswell met Mrs Agnew at Mertoun on October 3rd, 1762, together with her son (Alexander), Lord Kames and Patrick Heron. He described her as "a genteel old woman much like a gentlewoman. Lord Kames said he had seen few better".