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GRANT, James in, then of Auchernack, 'Chief of Clan Allan'
(About 1550-1614)
WIFE, First
(About 1560-)
GRANT, Duncan 2nd of Auchernack
(About 1580-About 1638)
GRANT, James 3rd of Auchernack, Chamberlain to Grant of Freuchie
(About 1610-)


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GRANT, James 3rd of Auchernack, Chamberlain to Grant of Freuchie 1 2

  • Born: About 1610
  • Marriage (1): Unknown

   Other names for James were GRANT ALIAS OUR, James chamberlain to Sir John Grant of Freuehie 3 and GRANTT, James of Achernek.4

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  General Notes:

A signatory "James Grantt of Achernek" is listed in the 1700 Petition of the Shire of Inverness.

With respect to the apprehension of "Gavine Cuin, alias Halket Stirk":

"Laird (c1660, James Grant 7th of Freuchie) succeeded in making the apprehension desired, and at once despatched his Chamberlain, James Grant of Auchernach, to Edinburgh, with the intelligence in a letter addressed to the Chancellor, and a paper of instructions was given to him as to what he should demand on the Laird's behalf from the Committee of Estates. He was to ask a warrant for the Laird's handing- over the 'Haukit Stirk' to the Sheriff of Banff at the kirk of Inveravon or Skirdustan, and to represent the danger in which the Laird and his country now stood on account of the apprehension from McRanald and all the tacksmen of the name of Macdonald in Lochaber..."

from Chiefs of Grant (vol 1)


In the Index of Persons in Volume 3 of The Chiefs of Grants the chamberlain of Sir John Grant of Freuchie is listed at one point as "
James, alias Our, chamberlain to Sir John Grant of Freuchie, III. 229." 1 3 4

James married.


1 e-books, The Chiefs of Grant vol. 1 by William Fraser (1883).

2 e-books, The Clan Allan, the Grants of Auchernack and Burnside (at

3 e-books, The Chiefs of Grant vol. 3 by William Fraser (1883).

4 Internet Site, William II: Manuscript 1700, 29 October, Edinburgh, Parliament Additional Sources 9 January 1701 Petition of the shire of Inverness.

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