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12 GENEALOGICAL MEMOIRS OF
Eatho, Edinburghshire, on the death of his cousin, Alexander
Foulis, advocate. This estate he afterwards sold. He died
on the 11th March 1796. By his wife Ann, sister of Sir
Alexander Gordon, Bart, of Lesmoir, who died in 1810, he
had a son and a daughter, Helen, who married in 1807
Patrick Sanderson.
James Christie, only son of Archibald Christie and Ann
Gordon, was an officer in the Eoyal Dragoons. He succeeded
to the lands of Eiddry, in the county of Lanark. He was
heir-male and representative of the family of Christie of
Stentoun. By his wife, Lucy, daughter of John Beardsley of
Glascot, Warwickshire, he had a son, Archibald, born at York
on the 24th September 1774
Entering the army, Archibald Christie was present in
many important engagements. In reward of service, he
received the honour of knighthood, and was appointed
Colonel of the Eoyal Veterans and Commandant-General
of Army Hospitals. He was for twenty years commandant
at Chatham, and was subsequently appointed Governor of
Stirling Castle. He died at Stirling Castle in August 1847.
His remains were interred in Logie churchyard. As heir-
male and representative of the ancient family of Christie of
Stentoun, and chief of the name, he registered arms in Decem-
ber 1818. The registration is in these terms:
"Archibald Christie, Esquire of Eiddry, formerly of Sten-
ton, in the county of Fife, a colonel in the army, Commandant-
General of Army Hospitals, and Knight of the Eoyal Hano-
verian Guelphic Order, heir-male and representative of the
ancient family of Christie of Stenton, in the county of Fife,
and chief of the name, who married Jane, only child of George
Dwyer, Esquire, son of John Dwyer, Esquire of Singland, in

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