William McGhie of Balmaghie
Son of John McGhie of Balmaghie (d. 1732) and Isabel Gordon (d. 1757), and a cousin of the 8th Viscount Kenmure.1 Married to Eleanor McDouall, a sister of the 6th Earl of Dumfries. McGhie was a cloth-merchant in Edinburgh and Secretary to The Society of Hunters (a racing club).
He sold the Balmaghie estate to Thomas Gordon in 1786.
- 1. His mother, Isabel Gordon, was a daughter of Alexander, 5th Viscount of Kenmure (d. 1698).