Elizabeth FORREST (1795-1890)

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Elizabeth FORREST, was born on 17th Jul 1795 in Stirling[1].


In Crieff, Perthshire she married on 16th Jan 1814 Robert ADIE, writer[2][3].

In 1821 Robert Adie was in financial trouble and Elizabeth’s father made a codicil in his will ensuring Robert could not change the portion of the estate allocated to Elizabeth nor have any charge over her inheritance[4].

Elizabeth died on 12th Dec 1890 without issue[5].


  1. Old Parochial Register, Births, Stirling, OPR Ref. 490/0030 0307
  2. Old Parochial Register, Marriages, Stirling, OPR Ref. 490/0040 0255
  3. Old Parochial Register, Marriages, Crieff, OPR Ref. 342/0010 0223
  4. Last Will and Testament of Dr John Forrest (1824) Ref SC67/36/7 Stirling Sheriff Court
  5. Last Will and Testament of Elizabeth Adie alias Forrest (1891) Ref. SC70/4/249 Edinburgh Sheriff Court Wills