Jenny Blaikie was born 22 November 1879 in 12 Blackford Rd, Newington district, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom to Walter Biggar Blaikie (1847-1928) and Janet Marshall Macfie (1852-1942) and died 29 April 1972 in Barham, Kent, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. She married Reginald William Henry Crawford-Leslie (1873-1916) 2 July 1902 . She married Alexander Gordon Duff (1884-1978) 24 July 1917 .

Daughter of :

Walter Biggar Blaikie. Born 23rd November 1847. Died 3rd May 1928. He was educated at Edinburgh Academy and Edinburgh University; Hon Doctor of Laws of Edinburgh University (LLD, DL). Civil engineer who worked in India 1870-1874, building a palace, a post-office, a clock-tower, a church, a hospital and a gaol, also cutting roads and drawing plans for the harbour in the Runn of Clutch; he made the cosmosphere in her great grand daughter, Katherine's, possession. He became a distinguished printer. The deep purple endpapers in books were his speciality and they are known as Blaikie endpapers. A leading figure in the Royal Society of Edinburgh, an astronomer and an expert on Bonnie Prince Charlie. Married, 31st July 1873, Janet Marshall Macfie (born 18th June 1852; died 30th June 1942).

Married first 2nd July 1902 Reginald William Henry Crawford-Leslie (born 21st June 1873; dvu of cancer at Fyvie 3rd April 1916). Married second, at St Peter's, Cranley Gardens, London SW7, 24th July 1917, (Alexander) Gordon Duff.


Offspring of Jenny Blaikie and Alexander Gordon Duff (1884-1978)
Name Birth Death Joined with
(Margaret) Jean Duff (1919) 29 September 1919 Granville Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, England, United Kingdom John Sinclair-Wemyss Arbuthnot (1912-1992)


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  Arbuthnot, Robin Patterson

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