Rev. Alexander MUNRO

Rev. Alexander MUNRO

Male 1809 - 1883

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  • Name  Rev. Alexander MUNRO  [1, 2
    Prefix  Rev. 
    Born  15 Oct 1809  Knockando, , Moray, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Jan 1883  Bishops Teignton, , Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I59581  Munro
    Last Modified  17 Dec 2009 

    Father  Rev. John MUNRO,   b. Abt 1784,   d. 1853 
    Mother  Penuel GRANT,   b. Abt 1792,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F2140  Group Sheet

    Family  Agnes BEGG,   b. Abt 1811,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Alexander Begg MUNRO, MD,   b. 6 Apr 1846, Skene, , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1894
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2009 
    Family ID  F20690  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
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      [Alexander Munro] Son of Rev. John Munro (died 1853) and Penuel Grant; born Knockando, Morayshire 15 October 1809; educated Aberdeen, ordained 1839; pastor of Ind. Church, Upper Banchory (until c.1843), and Blackhills, Skene, c.1843-64; took medical course at Marischal College M.D. New York; conductor of Loch-Head hydopathic establishment c.1859-64; of Cluny Hill hydropathic; opened 1865; supt. Waverley hydropathic, Melrose 1868; returned to Forres; author of "Aberdeen Water-Cure Journal (1859-60), "Handbook of Hydropathy", (1878); went to Bishops Teignton, Devon, 1881, died there January 1883 having married Agnes Begg with issue - Alexander Begg (1846-94),

      Parish Registers - Knockando, (1809), Skene (1846). R. Douglas, "Annals of Forres" 347-8,162. Rev. Jas. Ross, "History of Congr. Independency Scotland" (1908 edn.) 258. Alexander Munro in Scotsman quoted "Aberdeen Sanitary Reformer"; 169-74 (1861). Oliver Boyd's Almanac (1840/64) - MD from 1856. "Dictionary of Anonyms & Pseudonyms English Literature" i273,v291, vi232. " GroomeGazeteer" (1901) 609. "Family Hydro Guide" (1870), notice of Melrose in Hydropathic Estabs. Directory (1889) book list. A. Gammie, "Churchs of Aberdeen", 266. C.A. Wilson in "Aberdeen Bon-Accord" 16 December 1943. C.A. Wilson in "Aberdeen of Auld Lang Syne" (1948) portrait opposite p. 19 (no. 86). (R. W. Munro's genealogy notes)
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      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA

  • 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 91 (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 291 (Reliability: 3).