Alexander MCGRIGOR

Alexander MCGRIGOR

Male Abt 1715 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name  Alexander MCGRIGOR  [1
    Born  Abt 1715  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I52318  Munro
    Last Modified  29 Mar 2009 

  • Notes 
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      The following is a transcription of RW "Billy" Munro's genealogy notes:
      Alexander McGrigor «u»alias«/u» Munro, SSPCK Schoolmaster at Fort Augustus, aged 40 years in 1755, salary £14 sterling.«b»; «/b»demitted 1758; according«b» t«/b»o Governor Trapaud, neglected school and he and wife (spinning mistress) behaved badly ; she was dismissed, Munro left (without informing kirk session to whom he was clerk, taking minister with him); kept a public house; also said to have falsified list of scholars at Trustees for Manufacturers working schools; paid for interim work at Rainings School, Inverness. Same as Glenelg innkeeper - Munro (1773) came from Fort Augustus (Boswell etc).

      Reports at Annexed Estates 1755-1769, ed. V. Wills, p. 45 - from report on Lovat & Cromarty, SRO reg. E 729/1, p. 1-31. "SSPCK Schoolmasters", ed. A.S. Cowper (1997), 81.«/i»

      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 54 (Reliability: 3).