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 III

Notices of Various Families mentioned in "Book of the Graemes


Perth, Nov. 1, 1660, to Dec. 7th, 1704.

First Minute Book in above. Ref. No.

James Graham of a a’rent on lands of Ardbinie 380

Third Minute Book, 1665-68.

Donnal Robertson of lands, Tulliebelton      ref.no. 133

Renuc. Christene Doig to David Grahame      ref.no. 135

David Graham of the lands Nether offers Ardity and others      ref.no. 164

May 1666. David Toscheoch, land of Whitbank      ref.no. 270

July 1666. J. Graham of Balgowan, certain lands Wadsett to him      ref.no. 295 By Marqs Montroise

1666. Mungo Graham of the lands of Kincardine      ref.no. 296

Dec. 1666. Esk Revers in favor of John Graham, Balgowan      ref.no. 250

Jan. 1667. J ohn Graham of lands over Pitcairns      ref.no. 361

(Third Minute Book, 1665-68.)

Nov. 1671. Daniel Bryce of Cassen of the half of the five merks land of Easter Cassen, on a charter from Mungo Haldane, Gleneagles      ref.no. 144

April 1671. John Graham, sone to late George Graham, fiar of Glemie of the five merks land of Netherglenie on a charter proceeding from Sir Colin Campbell, Aberuchill      ref.no. 7

May 1671. James Erie of Perth, and some of the lands of Pittenzie, Duchlan and Pittachar (Crieff) proceeding on a disposition by David Toshach of Pittenzie      ref.no. 46

June 1672. Barbra Grahame spous to Pat. Blair of Littleblair, and sixth pairt land, Weltoune of Blair, her husband (no number, it is between) 253, 254 Sept. 1672. Lilias Oliphant, daughter to Sir Laurence Oliphant of Gask in lyfrent of the lands of Orchill, lands of Wester and middle Raternes Milne and Milne lands thereof, and fishings on Allen Water disposed to her be James Graham of Orchill      ref.no. 296

May 1673. Renuc. be Katherine Grahame, relict of James Bayn of Findoll, in parish of Multhill      ref.no. 375

Renuc. be David Toshach of Monzievaird, in favour of James Campbell of Clathick, of ane a’rent of 120 lb. Furth cumend out of the lands of Clathick and Buanachar parish, Monzievaird, which land pertains to James Campbell, 27th February 1674      ref.no. 3

Ninian Grahame, writer in Edinburgh, a’rent of 80 lib to be lifted out of lands of Provost Manes and Waltoune parish of Abernethie, byHarriet Pitcairne of Lacestown, 29th Apr.      ref.no. 52

April 1675. John Drummond, eldest son to Sir James Drummond, Machany, of the lands of Middle Drumnaquhonce, parish of Muthil, proceeding on a Charter by Sir William Grahame of Braco, April 26th, 1675      ref.no. 256

Margaret and Joane Nairne, daughters of the late Master John Nairne of Muckarsie of lands of Over Nether and Middle Bonthill and Milne, and fishings thereof sometime lying within the Barony of Kinoull, proceeding on a precept out of the Chancellory, 25th Oct. 1675      ref.no. 359

Finlay McNab, son to Umquhill John McNab in Bocwachane in fie, and Katherine M’Farland his mother, in life-rent of lands of Inchewane and Bowachke, proceeding on a disposition by John Campbell of Glenurquchie, Mch. 28th, 1676      ref.no. 427

Anna Graham, daughter to the Umquhill Robert Graham, "Robert of Drumsad," and upon certain lands, houses, yards, and others lying within and about the Burgh of Auchterarder as assigned to her by her said Umquhill father, Nov. 8th, 1676      ref.no. 33

(Third Minute Book, 1665-68.)

Anna Graham, niece to Umquhill Master James Graham, minister of Glendevon, of a 40s. land of Drumsied within the Barony of Kincardine proceeding on a precept of Clair Constant by Sir William Graham of Braco and others, as factors to the Marquiss of Montrose, 12th June 1677 104 Renuc. Be Anna Graham, niece to the Umquhill Master James Graham, minister of Glendeven, with consent of the Maister Mungo Graham, her husband, in favour of James Graham of Orchill of an a’rent of œ32 out of the lands of Rahalloch within Blackford parich, Dec. 29th, 1682      ref.no. 404

Allexander Robertson of Fascallie of the Aikenwoods of Inchmagranock, with the haill houses built thereon within parish of Little Dunkeld, proceeding on a Charter the Gilbert Stewart Com. Clerk, Dunkeld, Sept. 19th, 1677      ref.no. 128

Beatrix Locheath spous to Andrew Graham of Damiakellies of a life rent lifted out of said lands in parish Blackford, May 30th, 1678      ref.no. 205

To David Murray, apothercary, Perth, receives an a’rent 80 lib off lands of provost manes and haltoun, parish of Abernethy, be Ninian Graham, writer in Edin., August 1678      ref.no. 225

To Ninian Graham of Cairney, October 1678      ref.no. 237

Robert Graham, brother to Ninian Graham of Cairney, of lands of over Boneath, Baroni Ogilvie on a Clare constant be Sir R. Murray, Abercairny, January 1679     ref.no. 262

To Margaret and Joann Nairne, daughters to Umquhill John Nairne, Muckersie, annual rent of 1220 merks of lands and barony on a right be Robert, Lord Nairne, April 8th, 1681      ref.no. 119

John McNab, son to Archibald McNab of Muling within the barony of Strathord, proceeding on a precept of sasines by his said father to him, August 23rd, 1681      ref.no. 172

John, brother to Umquhill Patrick Cairney of Tulchane, of land of Whit-bank and Cand Witham in barony of Monzievaird by David Toshach of Monzievaird, May 22nd, 1682      ref.no. 307

David Toshach of Monzievaird, of ane Gleib called Ibert and Dalbrach of Monzievaird within the stewardry of Strathearn, on a precept of clare Constant be Mr G. Mitchell of Monzievaird, Feb. 1684      ref.no. 122

Charles Graham in Methven, of an annual rent of œ8 to be lifted out of three tenements lying in Methven pertaining to David Moncrieff, August 1684      ref.no. 203

Anabel, Lilias, Dorothy and Agnes Graham, daughters to the Umquhill

Robert Graham of Cairney, of lands of over Bankheath in barony of Ogilvy, proceeding on a clare constant of Sir Robert Moray, Abercairny, Sept. 1684      ref.no. 292

Helen Graham, daughter of Sir John Graham ane of the clerks of the Chancellory, of ane yearly rent to be lifted out of the lands of Dullaries, Cultrannich, and ane Croft called Croft Werk, with ane house in Crieff proceeding on a right be Patrick Murray of Dollarie, January 1686

To Mr John Grahame and his spouse, of lands in Cairney, September 1694

Mr John Grahame, Minister of Maddertie, of small lands of Broomfold and Lenny and two days of turf out of the Moor of Innerpeffry lying in the Barony of Cairdney, by Lord Strathallan, October 1697 William Grahame, certain portions and parcells of lands and houses about Auchterarder bought in manner mentioned, proceeding on a Charter of fee from the Marquiss of Montrose, 4th June 1703      ref.no. 314

John Grahame, of lands of Woodend in Kincardine by Marquiss of Montrose, 16th July 1703

Catherine Grahame, spouse to James Rutherford of Broadheadfold, in life-rent of 100 merks and various loads of coals, peat and pastury out of her contract of marriage of those lands lying in Dunning, 3rd April 1706

Robert Grahame, Town Clerk, of town and lands of Woodside of Kin-cardine, with Woodend and Pendicle called Balcalk with houses, diggings, yairds, etc., lying in parish of Auchterarder, contract of Feu Farm betwixt him and James, Marquiss of Montrose, 7th Oct. 1706

The following list of students at the University of St Andrews in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were sent me by the kindness of J. Maitland Anderson, Esq., Librarian of that University:-

Johannes Gramus, 1583.

Georgius Grahamus, 1587.

Georgius Grahame, 1605.

Georgius Grahamus, 1608.

Jacobus Grahamus, 1610.

Guilielmus Grahamus, 1611.

Jacobus Grahame, 1620.

Johannes Grahamus, 1620.

Alexander Grahame, 1628.

Patricius Grahamus, 1630.

Georgius Grahamus, 1630.

Robertus Grahame, 1635.

Carolus Grahamus, 1636.

Jacobus Grahame, 1643.

George Graham, M.A., of 2587, was a student of St Leonard’s College, where he entered in 1583.

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