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IRVINE, Gilbert of Murthill, Collairlie and Auldquhat
(About 1533-Before 1599)
(About 1534-)
IRVINE, William of Pitmurchie, then of Fortrie
(About 1560-)
IRVINE, John Allathine, then of Murthill
(About 1573-)
IRVINE, Isobel
(About 1590-)
IRVINE, Alexander younger, of Murthill
(About 1625-1692)


Family Links

1. CUMMING, Jean

2. GRAY, Agnes

IRVINE, Alexander younger, of Murthill 2

  • Born: About 1625
  • Marriage (1): CUMMING, Jean 1 2
  • Marriage (2): GRAY, Agnes 4 July 1673(contract) 2
  • Died: 1692 2

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  General Notes:

"1692. - Alexander Irvine of Murthill (the first nominee in the Drum entail) died."

26th August, 1692. - Alexander Irvine de Murthill, haeres masculus Magistri Alexandri Irvine de Murthill, patris, in villas et terris de Murthill, etc. - Retours Special, No. 486.)" (page 211)

from Irvines of Drum 2

Alexander married Jean CUMMING.1 2 (Jean CUMMING was born about 1630.)

  Marriage Notes:

"18th August, 1661. - Sasine to Mr. Alexander Irvine, son lawful to John Irvine of Murthill and Jeane Cumeing, his spouse, on Broomhill, Torrieleith, and Murethill." (page 210)

from Irvines of Drum 2

Alexander next married Agnes GRAY, daughter of Thomas GRAY of Mamewlay, Provost of Aberdeen and Isobel FARQUHAR, 4 July 1673(contract).2 (Agnes GRAY was born about 1650.)

  Marriage Notes:

"4th July, 1672. - Mr. Richard Irvine of Cairnfield is witness to a contract of marriage between Alexander Irvine, younger of Murthill, and Agnes Gray. (MS. A.D.F.)" (page 180)

"4th July, 1672. - Contract of marriage, dated at Aberdeen, 4th July, 1672, betwixt Alexander Irvine, younger of Murthill, with consent of John Irvine of Murthill, his father, and Agnes Gray, eldest lawful daughter of the late Thomas Gray, Provost of Aberdeen, with consent of her mother, Issobel Farquhar, and Mr. Thomas Gray, regent of Marischal College, Aberdeen. - (Paper of the late Mr. Dingwall Fordyce of Culsh.)" (page 210)

from Irvines of Drum

Note: "Agnes" Gray does not appear in the parish register baptism list of children of Thomas Gray and Isobel Farquhar. Being described as the "eldest lawful daughter" in the above excerpt may mean simply that she was the eldest surviving daughter rather than their first born, most likey the daughter baptised Issobell in 1650.


1 e-books, Clan Irwin Surname DNA Study The Barons of Drum.

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

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