Lawrence Oliphant 8th of Condie

22nd Jun 1791 - 29th May 1862

Claimant or beneficiary


Husband of Margaret Gillies Barrett (daughter of Robert Storey and widow of Samuel 'Handsome Sam' Barrett).

Born at the famly seat, Newton of Condie, son of Ebenezer Oliphant, 7th of Condie and Mary, daughter of Sir William Stirling of Ardoch. MP for Perth, 1832-1837. Anti-slavery, pro-Reform. Instituted a long-running legal battle to show himself as the legal heir of James Blair Oliphant of Gask. Died 1862.


Graham, M. E. Maxtone, The Oliphants of Gask, Records of a Jacobite Family (London, 1910) pp. 451-455; Burke's Landed Gentry (London, 1846) vol. 2 p. 692.

We are grateful to Kathleen Lyle for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

[1] Eliza Ross [2] Margaret Gillies Barrett nee Storey [3] Marianne Oliphant
Mary Anne, Madalina Helen, Frances Louisa, Susan Sophia, General Sir Laurence James Oliphant (1846-1914)

Associated Claims (2)

£4,213 13s 11d
Unsuccessful claimant
£3,604 8s 9d
Unsuccessful claimant (Trustee)

Relationships (2)

Trustee → Testator
Notes →
Lawrence Oliphant subsequently married Samuel Barrett's widow Margaret....
Husband → Second Wife

Addresses (1)

Newton of Condie, Forgandenny, Perthshire, North-east Scotland, Scotland