James MONRO, of Craiglockart & Cockburn

James MONRO, of Craiglockart & Cockburn

Male 1806 - 1870

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  • Name  James MONRO, of Craiglockart & Cockburn  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix  of Craiglockart & Cockburn 
    Born  1806  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1870  [2, 3
    Person ID  I32215  Munro
    Last Modified  24 May 2009 

    Father  Dr. Alexander MONRO, of Craiglockhart,   b. 5 Nov 1773, Edinburgh, , Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1859, Edinburgh, , Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Maria Agnes CARMICHAEL-SMYTH,   b. Abt 1775,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  1800 
    Family ID  F11125  Group Sheet

    Family  Maria DUFFIN,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Alexander MONRO, of Craiglockart & Cockburn,   b. 20 May 1859,   d. 16 Oct 1879, Devikolam, , Kerala, India Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James MONRO, Of Craiglockart,   b. Apr 1863, Of, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Agnes MONRO,   b. Abt 1865,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F11186  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • James was a doctor in the army. He served as Surgeon-Major in the Coldstream Guards.

      James died in 1870 and was succeeded in the estate of Craiglockhart by his eldest son, Alexander.

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

      [Alexander Monro] ĞiğEldest son of Prof. Alexander Monro (1733-1817, Secundus), was born Edinburgh 5 November 1773; M.D. Edinburgh University 1797; conjunct. Prof. of Anatomy with father from 1798, in sole charge (as Tertius) from 1808 until his own retirement in 1846, when the family's 126 years reign ended; a voluminous writer; built mansion-house 1823 at Craiglockhart, where he died 10 March 1859; married (1st) 1800 Maria Agnes Carmichael-Smyth, with issue - Alexander (b. 1803), James (b. 1806), Henry (b. 1810), David (b. 1813, d. 1877), Wm. (b. 1815), Charles (b. 1818) and six daughters; (2nd) 1836) Jessie or Janet Hunter without issue. daughter Catherine (1804-50) married Sir James Stewart of Allanbank, Bart. (d. 1849)

      Inglis, pp. 111-9, 126-31. Mackenzie, pp. 328-31. D.N.B. Crombies "Modern Athenians" (1882 edn.), pp. 175-6, portrait opp. p. 175. J.P. Munroe 39. CMA ii 22. E. Swann "Christopher North", 158-9. R.E. Wright St. Clair "Doctors Munro" pp. 96-117. C.J. Smith "History S. Edinburgh" ii 324. St. John's Episc. (Edin.) M1-dr-Catherine. W.F. Skene "Family of Skene" 143 - dr Georgina. F. Boase Modern English Biography" ii 926. Highland Society of Scotland Prize essays (1807) iii 628. Ğ/iğ
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      The following is a transcription of RW "Billy" Munro's genealogy notes:

      [Alexander Monro] ĞiğEldest son of Prof. Alexander Monro (Tertius), was born 5 July 1803, Captain Rifle Brigade, 2nd Lt. Rifle Brigade 19 Aug, 1828; Lt. 5 July, 1833, suceeded. to Craiglockhart and Cockburn on father's death in 1859, sold the former (except mansion house) and died Clifton 22 January 1867, having married in 1846 Elizabeth Scott, without issue; suceeded. by brother James (1806-70).

      Inglis p. 126. Mackenzie p. 331. Gent Mag. (1846) ii 197 - marriage. R.E. Wright St. Clair " Doctors Monro", p. 121. Hart's Army Lists (1840), p. 253 - try later (not in 1860 list).
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      The following is a transcription of RW "Billy" Munro's genealogy notes:

      [Alexander Monro] ĞiğEldest son of James Monro of Craiglockhart & Cockburn (died1870); was born 20 May 1859, Succeeded father 1870, and died unmarried 16 October 1879 at Devacolam, Travancore India, as result of an accident, being buried in the American Mission Cemetary at Kodaikanal.

      Inglis p 126, Mackenzie p 331, List of European Tombs in Madura District, p16
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      References:

      (1) "History of the Munros of Fowlis" by A. Mackenzie - Inverness (1898) - p.
      329, 331

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA [1, 2, 3]

  • 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 72 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [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 89 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [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 123 (Reliability: 0).
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