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Grant, James.
Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 18) at
CHRIST'S, Jan. 13,
1756. Only s. of Sir Ludovick,
Bart. [by his 2nd wife, Lady Margaret, dau. of James Ogilvie, 5th Earl of
Findlater]. B. [May 19,
1738], in Scotland. School, Westminster. Matric. Easter, 1756; M.A. 1757. M.P.
for Elgin and
Forresshire, 1761-8; for Banffshire, 1790-5. Succeeded as 8th Bart. and as Chief
of the clan Grant,
Mar. 18, 1773. One of the original office-bearers on the formation of the
Highland Society in 1784.
Raised the 1st Regt. of fencible infantry in 1793, and the 97th Regt. in 1794,
both of which he
commanded to 1802, receiving rank of Col. in the army, Mar. 1, 1793. Receiver
and Cashier, 1790-5;
Receiver of Excise, 1795. Lord-Lieut. of Inverness-shire, 1794-1809. Married,
Jan. 14, 1763, Jean,
dau. of Alexander Duff, of Hatton, Co. [p.115] Aberdeen. Died Feb. 18, 1811, at
Castle Grant.
(Record of Old Westminsters; G.E.C. (sub Colquhoun); Peile,
II. 262;
D.N.B.; Burke, P. and B.)
Approx. lifespan: 1738–1811
age=18 : Fell.-Com. Christ's College adm1756:01:13
Only s., by his 2nd wife, of Sir Ludovick GRANT, Bart
s. of Lady Margaret OGILVIE dau. of James OGILVIE, 5th Earl of Findlater
b. Scotland 1738:05:19
Sch: Westminster School [Westminster], [ London ]
Matric 1756:04ET:
MA 1757
M.P.: for Elgin, [ Morayshire ] 1761-68
M.P.: for Forresshire, [ Morayshire ] 1761-68
M.P.: for Banffshire 1790-95
Succeeded as 8th Bart. and as Chief of the clan Grant 1773:03:18
One of the original office-bearers on the formation of Highland Society in1784
Raised and Commanded: 1st Regiment of fencible infantry in1793-1802
Raised and Commanded: 97th Regiment in1794-1802
Colonel: in army 1793:03:01
Receiver and Cashier: army 1790-95
Receiver of Excise: 1795
Lord-Lieutenant of: Inverness-shire 1794-1809
m. "> Jean DUFF dau. of Alexander DUFF of Hatton, Aberdeenshire 1763:01:14
d. Castle Grant, [ Morayshire ] 1811:02:18
Refs: Record of Old Westminsters Refs: G.E.C. ( sub Colquhoun) Refs: Peile, II. 262 Refs: D.N.B. Refs: Burke, P. and B.