A Book of the Graemes


Title Page
Preface (v)
Sketch of Graeme Decent Through the Noble House of Montrose (xvii)
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Sketch I Patrick Graeme, 1st Great Baron of Inchbrakie and Aberruthven (1)
Sketch II The Younger Children and Widow of Patrick, the First Great Baron of Inchbrakie (6)
Sketch III Robert Graeme, Archdeacon of Ross, Younger Son of the First Great Baron (10)
Sketch IV George Graeme, 2nd Baron of Inchbrakie (19)
Sketch V Widow and Children of George Graeme (27)
Sketch VI George Graeme, Bishop of Orkney, Retland and Dunblane (35)
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Sketch VII Patrick Graeme, Third Baron of Inchbrakie (66)
Sketch VIII Widow and Younger Children of Patrick Graeme (90)
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Sketch IX George Graeme, Fourth Baron of Inchbrakie (104)
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Sketch X The Younger Children of George and Marget Keith, his Wife (118)
Sketch XI Patrick V of Inchbrakie 'Black Pate' (134)
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Sketch XII Col Patrick Graeme of the Town Guard and his Family (186)
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Sketch XIII John Graeme, Postmaster General (216)
Sketch XIV James Graeme, Solicitor General (223)
Sketch XV Daughters of Black Pate (230)
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Sketch XVI George Graeme, 6th Baron of Inchbrakie (248)
Sketch XVII Younger Son & Daughters of George Graeme (259)
Sketch XVIII Patrick Graeme, 7th Baron of Inchbrakie (262)
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Sketch XIX George Graeme, 8th in-line, son of Patrick (276)
Sketch XX Patrick Graeme, 8th Baron of Inchbrakie (284)
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Sketch XXI Younger Sons and Daughters of the 8th Baron (317)
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Sketch XXII George Graeme, 9th Baron of Inchbrakie (340)
Sketch XXIII Patrick and Younger Sons and Daughter of George Graeme, 9th of Inchbrakie (360)
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Sketch XXIV George Drummond Graeme 10th of Inchbrakie and Patrick Graeme 11th (395)
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Sketch XXV The Witch's Relic (406)
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Sketch XXVI Graemes of Monzie, Pitcairns & Buchlyvie (413)
Sketch XXVII The Graemes of Orchill (432)
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Sketch XXVIII The Graemes of Gorthie and Braco (454)
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Sketch XXIX The Graemes of Graemeshall in Orkney (497)
Sketch XXX The House of Graham and Watt of Breckness and Orkney (513)
Sketch XXXI Kathrine Graeme, Daughter of George, Bishop of Dunblane (524)
Sketch XXXII Graemes of Drynie (540)
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Sketch XXXIII Graeme of Damside and Graeme of Duchray (547)
Sketch XXXIV The Graemes of Garvock (557)
Sketch XXXV The Graemes of Balgowan (572)
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Sketch XXXVI Grames, Greymes, Grahams of Callendar; Aberuthven, Kernock, Kinross Cossington (592)
Sketch XXXVII Grahams of Airth & Graham-Stirling of Strowan (604)
Sketch XXXVIII The Graemes of Fintry, Claverhouse, Duntrune and other Cadets (616)
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Appendix I
Appendix II
Appendix III
Appendix IV
Appendix V
Appendix VI
Index A
Index B
Index C
Index D, E & F
Index G
Index H
Index I, J, K & L
Index M & N
Index O, P, Q & R
Index S
Index T, U, V, W & Y

Appendix II

Notices of various Graemes, Grahams and Grahames

A. D. 1644. John Graham, Minister, Auchterarder; member of the Glasgow Assembly, 1638. Deposed by that Assembly, 1644, for "having once spoken" to the Great Marquis of Montrose! He was reinstated in 1645, but again deposed 1649.

1683. John Graham admitted helper to the parish of Meigle; deprived of that position by the Privy Council in 1683 for adherence to the Stuart Cause; he had refused to read the Proclamation of the Estates, did not pray for King William and Queen Mary, but prayed for King James that God would give him the necks of his enemies! He also entertained Claverhouse.

1644. James Graham, Minister of Madderty at the Revolution, and was deprived by the Privy Council.

1649. James Graham, Minister of Comrie, was suspended, 1649, for having "subscryvet" the unlawful engagement; on his repentance, 1650, he was reinstated.

1654. John Grahame, Provost of Glasgow; summoned by the English Commissioners for not condescending to them.

Cromwell appointed him public preacher in Glasgow, 1654. In 1655 a proclamation is issued calling all officers who were in the "Hollanderis" to appear in Edinburgh in three score days; if not appearing they were to be denounced rebels and goods forfeited, the Hollanderis being our enemies. This John Grahame was denounced rebel, as giving council to the Hollanderis.

1686. Baillie James Grahame in Edinburgh. This baillie was father of James Graham of Airth, Advocate.

1689. Attached to the Great Seal of the document granting their first Parliament to William and Mary is the signature of John Grahame, Dpt., 5th June. The same is attached to Commission appointing Sir John Dalrymple to be H.M. Advocate.

1750 -72. James Graeme, Poet; he wrote for amusement, but the poems meeting with approbation from gentlemen of acknowledged taste he was in the act of publishing them when he was seized with a consumption and died, 26th July 1722. The small volume was printed 1753.

1518. Robert Grahame. In legal profession.

1698. James Grahame, son to James Graham, Baillie, of Edinburgh; died before 1756.

1756. William Graham, died 1775.

1795. James Graham, W.S., born 1765, W.S. 1791. Curate of Shipton, Gloucester, of Sedgehill, Durham; author of "The Sabbath" ; died 14 Sept. 1811.

1805. Robert Graeme, eldest son to James Graeme, Clerk to the Signet, 14 Dec. 1805; died 1859.

1825. Thomas Grahame, son of the late James Grahame, Esq., Advocate,17 Dec. 1825; died 1838. "General Graham, Notices of his campaigns, 1779-1801" Had a son, James Graham, who wrote above memoir and the "Art of War."

1605. Edward Graham, son and heir of the late John Graham, portioner of Arbenny with consent of Margaret Drummond his spouse, and Patrick Graham of Inchbrakie, John Graham of Balgowan and Andrew Graham, Burgess of Perth, brother to Arbenny; sells Arbenny to Lawrence Graham, tutor of Callender; a witness is Jac. Graham in Drumsade, N.P.

1590. Caution by William Grahame of Pannhollis for John, Earl of Montrois, in 1000.

1591. Caution by the same in 1000 for Alexander Bishop of Brechin, that he does not harm Lord Ogilvie or his son the Master.

1590. Cristane Graham, mentioned as spouse to John Purdie of Libbertoun.

A.D. 1594. James Graham in Bardell, a Notary.

1607. Lawrence Graham, Tutor in Callender, and his brothers David, Robert and Alex. Graham.

1609. Action by John Graham of Killerne as assignee to Sir Robert Graham of Innernay.

1611. Charter mentioning Robert Graham of Panhoillis, William Graham of Callender, David Grahame, Robert Grahame, Wilm Graham of Geddachie.

1644-45. The Petition of Lt.-Col. Graham and his brother Thomas to remove the tax from the inhabitants of Henley on Thames, March 18th.

1647. From General Middleton’s list of Passes., Robert Graham of Cairnie. John Graham of Carter, Robert Graham.

1646. A supplication from Elizabeth Grahame, prouse to Robert Grahame.

1647. James Graham, Secretary to the Marquis of Montrois, sent prisoner to Edinburgh.

1685. George Graham of Grahamstown; Commissioner of the Peace for Orkney.

1689. Various Commissions issued and signed under the Great Seal by John Grahame, Dpt.

1689. James Graham of Leith, Merchant, is called on to pay his taxes.

1689. Minute Letter to Earl Mar, directing him to put Mr Graham, Sheriff Dpt. of Stirling, under bail to appear before the Estates.

1701. Darien Petitions signed by A. Graeme of Jordanstown.

1701. Others who sign Darien Petition are James Graham, Lawrence Grahame, John Graham, James Grahame, James Graham and John Graham for Glasgow.

1703. Mr James Grahame, mentioned as Senior Advocate, also Mr James Graham, late Baillie of Edinburgh.

1793. James Graham. one of the eight principall tackmen this year and responsible for non-payment.

1704. James Graham, Merchant in Edinhnrgh, cited with others to appear as concerned with the public accounts.

1704. Mr Archibald Graham, late Bishop of the Isles.

1707. Mr James Graham, Advocate in Defence, also styled James Graeme.

1704. Graham of Potento, Commissioner; John Graham of Reidford; Mr John Graham of Buchwhapple; Walter Graham of Drunkie.

1595. Daniel Graham in Dingwall, pursuivant, who gives a discharge for Sir D. Lindsay Lyon.

1788. The Marquis de Valady has an introduction to Dr Graham of Edinburgh, he writes Lord Monboddo that Dr Graham is no longer a Pythagorean (this refers to Lord N?.’s book Pythagorus), but a "print of the New Jerusalem Church," and that he refused to converse on Philosophy.

1782. Letters from Sir Henry Clinton, N.Y., to Lord George Germain desiring that Lt.-Gov. Graham may be appointed Deputy-Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Southern District, enclose two Letters of Recommendation from Sir James Wright, Savannah in Georgia, and one from the Council of the Province of Georgia.

1782. Alexander Graham (letter from), British Consul of Fazal Affairs in S. America.

1727. The Queen with H,M.’s (George III.) permission has sent to France Mr Thomas Graham, gentleman of her suite, to visit the King her brother, Her Majesty being unwell, also to offer her condolence to the Duke of Orleans on the death of the Duchess.

1778. Edward Harrison to Lord Townshend, "Greyham ye apothecary has been dangerously ill, but I am told he is on the recovery."

1753. A metzotinto of George Graham, clock and watchmaker, Is. Sayer.

1752. The Cumberland man "Mr George Graham, clock and watchmaker, born in 1675, Member of the Royal Society," the notice states he was the best mechanician of his time. He was buried in Westminster Abbey.

1755. At London, Dr Glen, brother to James Glen, Esq., Governor of South Carolina, to the relict of James Graham, Esq., late Chief Justice of that Province.

1767. July. Mr James Graham, late of Savannah in Georgia, merchant; largely concerned in supplying goods for the Indian trade, to Miss Sally Stuart, eldest daughter of John Stuart, Esq., His Majesty’s Superintendent for Indian Affairs in the Southern Department.

1776. July 29th, at Savannah in Georgia, William Graham, Esq., Member of the Assembly and late Attorney-General of that Province.

1777. At Allston, Thomas Graham of Carlisle, Esq., to Miss Whitfield of Clairgill, with a fortune of œ70,000.

1782. May 29th, at Dundee, Charles Grahame, Esq., late of the Island of Jamaica, to Miss Janet Zeaman, second daughter of the late J. Zeaman, Esq., of Auchinleck.

1787. At Carlisle, Dr Graham of Clargo in Cumberland, a gentleman of considerable eminence as a Physician, but possessed of a very eccentric disposition. In compliance with his last instructions his body was put into a coffin and privately conveyed in a cart to Kirkhill in the Parish of Kirklinton, where at three o’clock in the morning of the 21st August it was placed upright, about three feet below the surface of the ground and between two trees, in a part of the paternal estate. No mourning to be worn.

1791. April 11th, at Paisley, Mr James Grahame, merchant, to Miss J. Maxwell, daughter of the late Charles Maxwell, Esq., of Merksworth.

1792. Whitehall, Feby. 11th, the King has been pleased to appoint Mr John Graeme to be Commissary Clerk of the Commissariat of Edinburgh.

1794. At Edin., Dr Graham the famous Physician, well-known for his celebrated Temple of Health and curious Lectures.

1758. At his seat of Pickhill, Yorkshire, Col. Metcalf Graham, formerly Adjutant-General to the Duke of Marlbro’.

1737. The Earl of Darnley, Grandmaster of the Free Masons, has appointed . . . and Dr Graham, Junior Warden.

1747. At Edin., Mr John Graham, younger of Dougalston, Advocate, to Miss Margaret Campbell of Shirvane.

1752. At Dougalston House, William Muir of Caldwell, Renfrewshire, to Miss Katie Graham, daughter of James Graham of Easdale, one of the Lords of Session, deceased.

1793. June 25th, at London, the Lady of Thomas Graham, Esq., of Gower St., a son and heir.

1749. At his country seat, John Graham of Dougalston, Esq.

1793. Sept. 28th, near London, Mrs Graham, spouse of W. Graham, Esq., late of the 42nd Regt., and the daughter of the deceased James Abernethie of Maven.

1794. July 15th, Mr David Lang, Writer in Glasgow, to Miss Marion Graham, daughter of the deceased Mr Archibald Graham, late Factor in Islay.

1795. Nov. 27th, the Rev. Archibald Proven, minister of Cadder, to Miss Jean Graham, daughter of the late John Graham, portioner of Mugdock.

1802. Jany., at Antrim, Captain Graham of the Dumbarton Fencibles, to the daughter of the Rev. Dr Macartney.

1802. At Charleston, South Carolina, James Graham, Esq., formerly of H.Majesty’s 64th Foot.

1804. At Belibuss in the Island of Islay, Alexander Graham, Esq., younger of Craighet, to Miss Eleanor Crawford.

1804. At Edin. 14th Aug., Brigadier-General Samuel Graham, 27th Regt., to Miss Ferrier, eldest daughter of James Ferrier, Esq., one of the Principal Clerks of Sessions.

1768. Feby. 12th, at the Hot Wells near Bristol, Mrs Margaret Graham, wife of John Graham of Dougalston.

1778. At Leicester, the celebrated historian Mrs Catherine Macauley to the brother of the no less celebrated Dr Graham.

1813. At Queen St., Miss Martha Graham, fourth daughter of the late John Graham, Esq. of Dougalston, died.

1793. The daughter of Thomas Lynn to Thomas Graham, Esq. of Forvey in the Royal Cornwall Militia.

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