Hugh Munro, of Fyrish[1]

Male Abt 1617 - 1668  (~ 51 years)

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  • Name Hugh Munro  [2
    Suffix of Fyrish 
    Born Abt 1617 
    • Estimate: This birth date is an estimate based on the birth dates of nearest relatives or contemporaries, or based on other clues such as christening date, marriage date, birth order, etc.
    Gender Male 
    Died 1668  , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Fyrish
    Person ID I86149  Alger
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2020 

    Father John Munro, Of Fyrish, Contullich & Kildermorie,   b. Abt 1567, Of, Fyrish, Contullich, Kildermorie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1640  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Helen Munro, Of Teaninich,   b. Abt 1569,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F34246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isobell Munro,   b. Abt 1619,   d. Yes, date unknown 
     1. John Munro, Of Fyrish,   b. Abt 1642, Of, Fyrish, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1692  (Age ~ 50 years)
     2. Hector Munro,   b. Abt 1644,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. David Munro, Of Fyrish,   b. Abt 1646, Of, Fyrish Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1704  (Age ~ 58 years)
     4. Rev. Alexander Monro,   b. 1648, , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1698, Prob., London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     5. George Munro,   b. Abt 1650,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Hugh Munro, Of Tullochue,   b. Abt 1652, Of, Tullochue, Kildermorie, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1723  (Age ~ 71 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F34247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Hugh Munro of Fyres.

      Ref: The Munro Tree (1734) - Q/3 & Q/4

      Ref: "The Munro Tree (1734)" by R. W. Munro - M/6, Q/3, Q/4

      ...dr Isobel m Hugh of Fyrish.

      John Munro of Fyres married Helen daughter to Hugh Munro of Teaninich by whom he had Hugh Major David Munro slain in France without succession and John.

      Hugh Munro of Fyres married Isobel daughter to Robert Munro of Balconie by whom he had John Hector David Mr Alexander George and Hugh Munros.

      Ref: "History of the Munros" by A. Mackenzie - p. 69

      On the 10th of March, 1592-93, Alexander Irving, heir apparent of Drum, becomes cautioner for Mr Hector Munro of Fowlis for 3000 merks that the tenants of the Earldom of Ross and Lordship of Ardmanach shall be harmless of him and his clan, Mr Hector himself, Hector Munro of Assint, and Hugh Munro portioner of Fyrish, becoming surities in relief of Irving.

      As oldest son suceeded to estates of Fyrish in Kildermorie. Married Isobel Munro, daughter of Robert Munro of Balconie with issue of several daughters and six sons:

      JOHN - heir and sucessor; died 1692 without male issue.
      DAVID - suceeded brother John to Fyrish estates; died 1704 without issue.
      REV. ALEXANDER - suceeded brother David as representative of Fyrish line, but
      WITHOUT FYRISH ESTATES. Noted clergyman; Principal of Univ. of
      Edinburgh; first of Fyrish line to spell name MONRO.
      HUGH * - of Tullochue in Kildermorie; progenitor of Munros of Knockancuirn and

      Ref: Clan Munro files - Munro, Henry Dallas - GEDCOM file HMUNRO.GED dated 9
      Oct 1996

      Ref (1) p. 457 calls him Hugh Munro of Fyrish, Contullich, and Kildermorie.


      (1) "History of the Munros of Fowlis" by A. Mackenzie - Inverness (1898) - p.
      417, 432-433, 457

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

      [Alexander Monro] ?i?Fourth son of Hugh Munro of Fyrish (died circa 1668) and Isobel Munro.

      Munro Tree Q/7 Family of Wemyss ed Fraser ii 253-4, iii 140; J.P.Lawson, History of Scottish Episcopal Church (1843), 35,65,72-8,111-119,157,159,160-3; J.B. Craven "Scots Worthies" 1560-1688" 134-137; "Proceedings of Estates 1689-90" ii 284; Inverness & Dingwall; Presbytery Records 131; Mackenzie 433-437; Clan Munro magazine May, 1951 page 27; C. Dalton Scots Army (1909) pages xii,70-71; Writs No.291 (David Munro tutor of Fyrish 1696; Edinburgh P.D. Thomson "Parliament of Scotland"1890-1902; Dictionary of Annonyms and Pseudonyms in English Literature page 165,i 16,19, 43, 121,370-374,ii 173, iii 75, 278, 319; iv 59, 415; v 345; Scots History Society Miscellany volume v, (1933), pages 198-209; Fasti, v 34,96.120, vii 428, viii 435.

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA

  • 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 49 (Reliability: 3).

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