Sir Robert Hannay, 1st Baronet of Mochrum, was the son of Alexander Hannay of Sorbie. He served in Ireland receiving a land grand on the Longford Plantation, and acting as Quartermaster-General to Sir Charles Coote. James VI/I created him 1st Baronet Hannay, of Mochrum, co. Kirkcudbright, in 1629. His wife Jane Stewart died in 1662. Hannay himself died on January 8 1657/58, and was buried in Dublin on January 25th.
Stewart Francis, The Hannays of Sorbie