Hi Stewart The Hercules Norrie you refer to was born at Benholm on 11.6.1809 to Hercules (c 3.9.1769 at Benholm) and Jean Wilson (b Bervie) Their other children being :- Susan c. 27.9.1807, Ann b. 7.7.1811, Jean c. 15.9.1813, Betty c. 24.3.1816 and Margaret c. 16.1.1820 (my g.g.grandmother) all born Benholm. Hercules and Jean were married on 23.11.1806 at Montrose and his father and mother were John Norie and Jean Ross who were married 30.3.1765 at St Cyrus and their the remainder of thier family consisted of the following Jean c. 6.2.1766, Robert c. 18.10.1767, Anne c. 23.7.1774, James c. 19.1.1777, Isabel c.20.9.1778, David 14.1.1781, John c. 22.8,1783 and Nelly c. 19.12.1884, all born Benholm. Margaret (my g.g. grand mother married Alexander Duthie on 2.12.1848 at Craig, Angus, and had Hercules b. 17.1.1849 Craig, James b. 20.7.1851 Craig, William b.7.5.1853 Brechin and Isaac b.26.2.1851 Arbroath.
I would be interested in any other information you have regarding this family.