The Anderson Collection


Lady Naesmyth

c.1762 - Feb 1807

Eleanor, 2nd daughter of John Murray of Philiphaugh MP.

When a child, Eleanor was saved from the flames of Hangingshaw castle, on its accidentally catching fire, by being let down in a basket through a window. (Source:
The castle was 'burnt by fire' in 1766 (Source:

married (contract dated 31 January, 1785) Sir James Naesmyth 3rd Bt. (- 4 December 1829)

Niece of "Peggy" Murray

Artist: After Raeburn