James MUNRO, of Teaninich

James MUNRO, of Teaninich

Male Abt 1719 - 1788

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  • Name  James MUNRO, of Teaninich  [1
    Suffix  of Teaninich 
    Born  Abt 1719 
    • Estimate: This birth date is an estimate based on the birth dates of nearest relatives or contemporaries, or based on other clues such as christening date, marriage date, birth order, etc.
    Gender  Male 
    Died  31 May 1788 
    Person ID  I10878  Munro
    Last Modified  4 Apr 2009 

    Father  Hugh MUNRO, Of Teaninich,   b. Abt 1679, Of, Teaninich, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1728 
    Mother  Catherine DUFF,   b. Abt 1694,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F3922  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret MACKENZIE,   b. Abt 1740,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  1768 
     1. Hugh MUNRO, Of Teaninich,   b. 1768, Of, Teaninich, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1846, Coul Cottage, Alness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Murdoch MUNRO,   b. Abt 1771, Of, Ardross, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Of, Dundonnell, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Hector MUNRO,   b. Abt 1773,   d. 1827
    >4. Catherine MUNRO,   b. 1775,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >5. Gen. John MUNRO, of Teaninich,   b. Jun 1778,   d. 25 Jan 1858, Muirtown House, Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Alexa MUNRO,   b. Abt 1780,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Bathia MUNRO,   b. Abt 1782,   d. Infant
     8. Alexa MUNRO,   b. Abt 1784,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F12500  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • James Munro of Teaninich was a Captain in the Royal Navy.

      Ref: The Munro Tree (1734) M/16

      Ref: "The Munro Tree (1734)" by R. W. Munro - M/16

      "Hugh of Teaninich married Katherine daughter to Wm. Duff provost of Inverness by whom he had Hugh now of Teaninich James Elizabeth Magdalen married to Kiltearn and Janet."

      "Hugh of Teaninich Commissioner of Supply for Ross 1704, said to have died 1728; sons Hugh of Teaninich d unm 29 May 1767, James of Teaninich Captain R.N. d 31 May 1788; dr Margaret."
      James was a Captain in the Royal Navy. In about 1786, he sold Wester Teaninich, Balachraggan, and Culcraggie to Sir Hector Munro of Novar, reserving the superiority.

      The following is a transcription of RW "Billy" Munro's genealogy notes:

      [Albert Munro of Coul]i Only son of Robert Munro of Coul (d. 1696) and Ann Gladstone; suc. Father (or uncle); writer; Assembly comm. Munro??? 17271743, 1752, Albert Munro of Coul Esq. d. unmarried Edinburgh 20 or 22 Jul 1772, having lived there most of his life and being an elder from 1727 in the Tolbooth Church there; served heir to uncle Dr. John of Coul in 1/4 of lands of Culcraigie 1764; the last direct male of his family, sold estate of Coul to Hugh Munro of Teaninich (1756 valuation L254-10-0) (d. 1767) whose brother James of Teaninich arranged payment of Albert's legacy of L100 for poor of Inverness; treasurer to Herot's??? Hospital, Edinburgh, 1748-58. See Halbert Munro.

      Munro Tree M/47. D. Wimberley, "Hospitals of Inverness", 100, 108, 109, 110, 118, 136. Wm. Brown, "Tolbooth Church", (1867) p.81. M.S. "Extracts from Pastorals" (E.P.L.), 227-8. Disctionary of Anonyms & Psuedonyms English Literature, ii, 172. Annals of General Assembly, 1739-52 (1838), pp. 18, 230, 352, 354, 358. Mackenzie, pp. 388-91. Scots magazine(1772), p. 399. Gentlemens magazine (1772), p. 391. Book of The Old Edinburgh Club, vol. xii (1923), 13. Edinburgh Baptismal Register. Edinburgh Poll Tax Returns for 1694 (See Rec. Soc. 1951), 24. Foulis Writs nos. 347, 366, 370, 375. Celtic Magazine x 505. Inverness Kirk Session Records (ed. Alex Whitehall) 249. Mackienzie ii no. 1065. Allen Papers nos. 180, 193, 197(1), 201, 206, 345, 425, 430, 433. Service of Heirs (1760/69), 1772. Signet Library Session Papers. 12/32, 40/64, 54/24, p. 355. W. Steven, "History of Herot's Hospital" ed. Beven, Clan Munro Magazine.xi 42, 46; xxiii 36. "Compassion to Gladstone's Land" (NTS) 14, 23./i


      (1) "History of the Munros of Fowlis" by A. Mackenzie - Inverness (1898) - p.

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S668] RW Munro's Genealogy Database, Robert William Munro, (The collected genealogy notes of RW Munro, Hon. Historian of Clan Munro (Association) edited by Dr. Jean Munro, transcribed by Charles C. Munroe, III and others. Transcription completed Jan 2009. Original card file is kept at the "Storehouse of Foulis" near Foulis Castle in Scotland.), card 63 (Reliability: 3).