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DURHAM, James of Duntarvie
(About 1522-)
DURHAM, James of Duntarvie
(About 1562-)
(About 1580-)


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1. DURHAM, James 4th of Pitkerro, Sir

DURHAM, Janet 1

  • Born: About 1580
  • Marriage (1): DURHAM, James 4th of Pitkerro, Sir 1

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Janet married Sir James DURHAM 4th of Pitkerro, son of Alexander DURHAM 3rd of Pitkerro and Jean RAMSAY.1 (Sir James DURHAM 4th of Pitkerro was born about 1570 and died in 1633 1.)

  Marriage Notes:

"James Durham, his (Alexander Durham's) eldest son, afterwards Sir James, was put in fee in his father's lifetime of the barony of Pitkerro, upon whose resignation he got a charter under the Great Seal, of the lands and barony of Kinnell, dated 7th June, 1621. He was thereafter sometimes designed of Kinnell and sometimes of Pitkerro. In a charter of the lands of Easter and Wester Balfour in the Mearns, dated 10th June, 1630, he is called James Durham of Kinnell. In a charter of the lands and barony of Easter Powrie, the barony of Ogilvy, &c, he is styled James Durham, apparent of Pitkerro. He was knighted by Charles I., and married Janet, daughter of his cousin, James Durham of Duntarvie, by whom he had four sons and two daughters - James, his heir ; William, who acquired lands in Linlithgowshire ; John and Robert went abroad and entered the service of Gustavus Adolphus. Their future history is unknown. One daughter was married to Drummond of Meggincb, and the other to Hay of Seggieden. Sir James died in 1633, and was succeeded by his eldest son, Sir James Durham"

from Angus or Forfarshire 1


1 e-books, Angus or Forfarshire The Land and The People vol.4 by A.J.Warden (1884).

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