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ARROT, John of Fafferty, Jacobite 1745
(About 1710-)


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ARROT, John of Fafferty, Jacobite 1745 1 2

  • Born: About 1710
  • Marriage (1): Unknown

   Other names for John were ARNOTT, John of Faffarty 3 and ARRAT, John.

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  General Notes:

"1141- Patrick. 1798, Aug. 25, 1st Lt., Aberlour and Borham Yeo. Cav. (L.G., 791).
Probably Patrick, of Aberlour, who d. there 1807, Jul. 19, in his 67th year, and who m. 1778, Oct. 2, - dau. of John Arnott, of Faffarty, and widow of Capt. Dougal."

from Gordons Under Arms

"October 1778
Oct.2 At Letterfury, Patrick Gordon junior of Aberlour, Esq; to Mrs Dougal, daughter of the late John Arrott of Fafferty, Esq; and relict of Capt. Dougal of the African trade."

from The Scots Magazine

Note 1:
The name of
'John Arrat' appears in A List of Persons Concerned in the Rebellion.

His designation is 'Gentleman' in 'Faffirty' in the parish of 'Glammis' in the county of Angus.

He 'Was Lieut in the Rebel Army & burnt the Books & papers in the Custom ho. at Montrose'. All that was known of him as a result was that he 'fled' ie escaped.

Note 2:
There was a James Arrat of Faffarty, Glamis, who was an Ensign in Ogilvy's Regiment in the 1745 Jacobite campaign.
1 2 4

  Research Notes:


This was a Fafferty Chapel near Forfar in pre-Reformation times. 5

John married.


1 Newspaper Announcement, The Scots Magazine Volume 40.

2 e-books, A List of Persons Concerned in the Rebellion (Scottish History Society 1890).

3 e-books, The House of Gordon III: Gordons Under Arms by C.O.Skelton and J.M.Bulloch (1912).

4 e-books, The Jacobites of Angus 1689-1746 by David Dobson & Kit Dobson (in paper Clearfield 2009).

5 e-books, Palace of History Catalogue of Exhibits vol.2 (Scottish Exhibition of National History, Art and Industry Glasgow 1911).

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