Some of the better known and surprising individuals in the tree:
|Ambrose Heal||Furniture designer and scholar|
|George Elliott Anstruther||Editor and Catholic apologist|
|Fr Godfrey Anstruther||Dominican priest and recusant historian|
|John Mortimer||Barrister and novelist|
|John Todhunter||Playwright and essayist|
|Sir Frederick Ashton||Dancer and choreographer|
|Dodie Smith||Playwright and author|
Even more far-fetched links can be made to Karl Marx and Robert Louis Stevenson.
Karl Marx 1818 wife Johanna [Jenny] Von Westphalen grandmother Jane Wishart 1742 uncle William Wishart 1695 son William Wishart 1746 wife Anne Balfour 1743 father George Balfour 1711 brother James Balfour 1705 grandson Lewis Balfour 1777 daughter Marion Balfour 1811 daughter Jane Wilson 1846 husband Carlton Greene 1844 sister Frances Green 1882 wife Margery Todhunter sister Edith Todhunter 1880 husband Ambrose Heal 1872......
RLS 1850 mother Margaret Balfour 1829 sister Marian Balfour 1811 daughter Jane Wilson 1846 husband Carlton Greene 1844 sister Frances Green 1882 wife Margery Todhunter sister Edith Todhunter 1880 husband Ambrose Heal 1872......