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GRAY, Gilbert Principal of Marischal College
(About 1540-1614)
GRAY, Patrick Burgess of Aberdeen
(About 1565-1623)
GRAY, Thomas of Mamewlay, Provost of Aberdeen
(About 1589-1658)


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1. FARQUHAR, Isobel

GRAY, Thomas of Mamewlay, Provost of Aberdeen 1 2 3 4

  • Born: About 1589
  • Marriage (1): FARQUHAR, Isobel 1 2
  • Died: May 1658 1
  • Buried: 18 May 1658, Saint Nicholas Church, Aberdeen, Scotland 1

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  General Notes:

"Provost Thomas Gray was the second son of Patrick Gray, burgess, and was himself admitted a Guild brother on the 13th January, 1604."

from Aldermen and Provosts 1

  Research Notes:


"Mameulah/'Mamewlach'/'Mamewlay" was in the parish of New Machar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. 5

  Noted events in his life were:

Admitted: Guild brother, 13 January 1604, Aberdeen, Scotland. 1

Graduated: MA, 1622, Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland. 6 "Thomas Gray of Mamewlay (M.A. Mar Coll., 1622)"

Provost, 1645-1646, of Aberdeen. 1

Provost, 1648, of Aberdeen. 1

Provost, 1655, of Aberdeen. 1

Thomas married Isobel FARQUHAR, daughter of John FARQUHAR of Norham and Unknown.1 2 (Isobel FARQUHAR was born about 1614.)

  Marriage Notes:

"The Provost was married to Isobel Farquhar, daughter of John Farquhar of Noram, and a niece of Sir Robert Farquhar of Mounie."

from Aldermen and Provosts

168/A 120 367

from Index of Marriages 1 2


1 e-books, Memorials of the Aldermen, Provosts, Lord Provosts of Aberdeen 1272-1895 by A. M. Munro (1897).

2 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Marriages.

3 e-books, The Irvines of Drum and Collateral Branches by Jonathan Forbes-Leslie (1909).

4 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

5 Internet Site, Discovery and Excavation in Scotland ed. Colleen E.Batey with Jennifer Ball.

6 Internet Site, GB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections Ref No MARISCHAL/5/1/3/6/1.

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