Alexander Monro[1]

Male Abt 1667 - 1697  (~ 30 years)


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  • Name Alexander Monro  [2
    Born Abt 1667  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1697  [2
    Person ID I133669  Alger
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2020 

  • Notes 
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      The following is a transcription of RW "Billy" Munro's genealogy notes:

      [Alexander Monro]?i?? Cousin of Robert Monro of Coul, writer in Edinburgh, on record 1670, 1677, 1686, 1687; appointed Regent in St. Salvator's College, St. Andrews, 15 Jan 1691; Provost of the College 16 Jan 1694; friend & correspondent of John Mackenzie of Delvine, W.S.; d. Dec 1697, unmarried. (Robt. Ramsay nominated successor 29 Jan 1698.) Apparently a friend of James, brother of Alexander Monro of Ardullie (under clerk of Session). See John fl 1690/1 d. 1696/7; Rev. Alex fl 1634/49 d. 1643.

      Fasti vii, p. 411; Letter from St. Andrews University Library to RWM, 31 Aug 1967; Foulis Writs nos. 247, 273, 275, 277; Reay Papers 4/2 (1677); Scottish History Society Misc v 212 n.; Letters (1688-97) in National Library of Scotland MSS 1393 & 1788 (typed copies); Two Students at St. Andrews, ed. WC Dickinson, pp. xix/n, xxxiv-xl [golf clubs]; St. Andrews Testaments, 18/1/1709 & 24/11/1714; Calendar for State Papers (Domestic) 1698 p. 56 - successor; D.M. Geddes, A Swing Thru Time, (1992) , 1691 MS letter reprod p. 42-3.
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      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA
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  • Sources 
    1. [S416] Clan Munro Database, Clan Munro Association, USA.

    2. [S431] RW Munro's Genealogy Database, Robert William Munro, (The collected genealogy notes of RW Munro, Hon. Historian of Clan Munro (Association) edited by Dr. Jean Munro, transcribed by Charles C. Munroe, III and others. Transcription completed Jan 2009. Original card file is kept at the "Storehouse of Foulis" near Foulis Castle in Scotland.), card 134 (Reliability: 0).
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