John, eldest Son of John Bane Mackay

John b. ca 1437; progenitor of Bane families in Caithness and Haddington

John Bane was born in the Olrig area of Caithness after his father had moved there in 1435.

John Bane Mackay

  • John b 1437 
    • John b 1463
      • Duncan (Caithness) 
    • William b 1464
    • Alexander b 1466
      • Alexander (Haddingtonshire) 

It appears that the first in this direct male line to settle in Eastern Caithness was a later John Bain who moved from the Western area to Watten about 1752; but a branch of this line had settled in Clyth about 1585.

A. J Lawrence