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George Petrie, Mayor of Montrose, Scotland

Also Known As: "Petrei"
Birthplace: Scotland
Death: Died in Montrose, Angus, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Margaret Glen
Husband of Regina Edmonstone
Father of George Petre (Petri, Petrie), Jr; Vilhelm / Wilhelm / William Petre; Robert Petre and Petre

Occupation: Borgmästare i Montrose, Scotland, Borgmästare, Köpman & Borgmästare i Montrose
Managed by: Jan-Erik Rainer Frigren
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About George Petrie, Mayor of Montrose, Scotland

NOT a son of William Petre, 2nd Baron Petre. Check birth date on the latter! Has no connection to the English Petres of Writtle, Essex.

NOT a son of Catherine Somerset, There is no relationship with the English PETRE family.


Listed variously as Petre or Petrie

Provost of Montrose, Angus, Scotland

Köpman i Montrose, Skottland. Borgmästare i Montrose.


Magistratsledamot i Montrose i Skottland; enligt släkttraditionen borgmästare i denna stad.

Ett testamente finns bevarat av en av George Petrie, död i Montrose i december 1624; dotter Catherine Petrie; hustru Jeane Admastoun. Catharina kan ha varit Robert Petres dotter, gift med Welam Helleday, Jeane kan även ha haft namnet Regina; efternamnet är troligen felstavat. Årtalet 1627 anges av biskop Carl Carlsson i likpredikan till Robert Petre 1690.

Gift med Regina Edmonstone.


  • George. Född uppskattat 1595 i Montrose. Död från 1661 i Montrose.
  • William / Wilhelm. Köpman. Född omkring 1598 i Montrose. Död 1665 i Stockholm. Begravd 1665-06-20 i S:t Nicolai fg, Stockholm.
  • Robert. Född 1614-11-01 i Montrose (Enligt epitafium i Arboga stadskyrka. Enligt biskop Carl Carlssons likpredikan föddes han den 9 november samma år). Död 1690-03-30 i Arboga stadsförs (U). Begravd i Arboga.


George Petrie (försvenskat) Georg Petre. Blev 1635 borgare i Stockholm och berättas ha återvänt till Skottland efter en 25 års vistelse i den svenska huvudstaden. Georgs två söner Jacob, d 1698 och Robert Petre jr, d 1693 var brorsöner till Robert Petre senior, köpman i Arboga sedan 1640 talet med starkt intresse för gruvbrytning, med tiden mest känd som "Hoforsgrundaren".


George Petrie was the son of the provost of Montrose of the same name. He moved to Sweden with his brother Robert [SSNE 6787] in order to live with their older brother William [SSNE 6708] after their father's death in 1628. The family were involved in the iron and steel industry and in 1635, George became a burgess of Stockholm . ....................................................................... Stockholm Stadsarkiv: Borgare i Stockholm, Register 1601-1650, p.64; Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), p.187. This information, drawn from a variety of sources, and was largely provided by Knut Fasting.



  • The commissariot record of Brechin. Register of testaments, 1576-1800 by Brechin, Scotland
  • Petrie, Agnes, residenter in Brechin, daughter of the deceased Mr. John P., sometime minister of Drumlithie T. 10 Feb. 177S
  • " Agnes, in Hill of Ballwyne. See Whittit, Alexander.
  • " Alexander, in Drumgan. Sec Findlay, Geillis.
  • " Andrew, late at Craigtown of Monikie T. 24 Apr. 1777
  • " Andrew, in Craigmill. See Brown, Elspeth.
  • " Barbara, relict of John Mylne, burgess of Montrose T. 4 Feb. 1647
  • " Beatrix, relict of Alexander Smith, hammerman, burgess of Dundee 25 Mar. 1658
  • " David, cowfeeder and residenter in Dundee 13 Mar. 1775
  • " Elizabeth, spouse to John Ochterlony, late bailie of Montrose 10 Aug. 1662
  • " Elspet. See Wardroper, Andrew, merchant in Dundee.
  • " George, elder, burgess of Montrose 8 Mar. 1625
  • " Helen, spouse to John Mylne, bower, burgess of Montrose 19 Dec. 1597
  • " Helen, spouse to Andrew Ramsay, at the Mill of Auchinleck 5 Jan. 1664
  • " Helen. See Constable, John, flesher, burgess in Dundee.
  • " Hew, in Wester Keith. See Fyfe, Helen.
  • " Isobel, residenter in Tenements of Caldham T. 8 Oct. 1741
  • " Isobel. See Butchart, James, baxter, burgess of Dundee.
  • " James, in Ethie 8 Nov. 1599
  • " James, maltman, burgess of Dundee, and Janet Emeris, his spouse 2 Dec. 1640
  • " James, par. of Banchrie. See Blackball, Isobel.
  • " James, in Skryne. See Kyd, Helen.
  • " James, elder, in Skryne. See Scott, Christian.
  • " James, maltman, burgess of Dundee. See Mitchelson, Matilda.
  • " Janet, spouse to Walter Smythe, maltman, burgess of Dundee 9 June 1614
  • " John, maltman, burgess of Dundee 21 Apr. 1621
  • " John, at the Mylne of Panmure 17 June 1624
  • " John, lawful son to George P., in Bowhouse, par. of Lundie 10 Mar. 1658
  • " John, maltman, burgess of Arbroath T. 21 Apr. 1659
  • " John, in Butterwaill, par. of Dundee 3 Dec. 1661
  • " John, merchant, burgess of Montrose. See Gilbert, Lilias.
  • " Katherine, spouse to Alexander Peire, in Montrose 14 Nov. 1625
  • " Margaret. See Scott, David, in Balhungie.
  • " William, maltman, burgess of Dundee 5 Jan. 1657 and 1 Feb. 1659
  • " William, baxter, burgess in Dundee 26 June 1665
  • " Mr. William, late Doctor of the Grammar School of Montrose 20 Nov. 1766
  • " William, shipmaster in Montrose 9 June 1775
  • " William, burgess of Dundee. Sec Gourlay, Grissell.


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