James Makgill of the Galloway family was a prominent merchant in Edinburgh during the reign of James V of Scotland, he went on to become the Provost of Edinburgh.
Clan Mackgill Crest & Motto
WHAT DOES THE Mackgill NAME MEAN?
Derived from Mac an ghoill meaning son of the lowlander
WHERE DOES THE Mackgill CLAN HAIL FROM?
Clan Makgill's current chief is Ian Arthur Alexander Makgill,14th Viscount of Oxfuird