Muir-Mackenzie, Alexander, Sir, 1st Baronet, of Delvine (1764 -1835)

Alexander Muir was born 2 March 1764, the eldest son of George Muir, of Cassencarrie in Kirkcudbrightshire, Writer to the Signet, and Margaret, daughter of Alexander Mackenzie of Delvine in Perthshire, eldest son of John Mackenzie, third son of Sir Kenneth Mackenzie, 1st Baronet of Coul. He assumed the additional name of Mackenzie when he succeeded to the estates of his great grandfather John Mackenzie of Delvine. He married, 6 September 1787, Jane, eldest daughter of Sir Robert Murray, Baronet of Clermont. He was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates 11 March 1788, and was created a baronet 9 November 1805. He died 11 March 1835 and was succeeded by his son Sir John William Pitt Muir Mackenzie, 2nd Baronet.

Seat / Residence(s): Delvine, Perthshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Muir-Mackenzie, Alexander, Sir, 1st Baronet, of Delvine (1764 - 1835) (Stamp 1) Motto: In utrumque paratus
Crest: A palm branch and a sword in saltire
Heraldic Charges: branch (palm), Heraldic Charges: sword
Muir-Mackenzie, Alexander, Sir, 1st Baronet, of Delvine (1764 - 1835) (Stamp 2) Motto: In utrumque paratus
Crest: A palm branch and a sword in saltire
Heraldic Charges: branch (palm), Heraldic Charges: sword