Colt, George Frederick Russell (1837 -1909)
George Frederick Russell Colt of Gartsherrie House, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, was born 14 January 1837 at Gattonside, Melrose, the son of John Hamilton Colt Esq., and Jane, daughter of George Cole Bainbridge. He married 28th Jun 1865 Julia Caroline Hutton.,with whom he had one son. He was a Justice of the Peace, He succedded to his father’s estate at Gartsherrie in 1862. He wrote a family history entitled History & genealogy of the Colts of that ilk and Gartsherrie, and of the English and American branches of that family (Edinburgh, 1887).