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James Peadie of Ruchill, Merchant in Glasgow

Birthdate:
Death: between September 15, 1641 and September 30, 1641
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Peadie, Skinner, Bailie of Glasgow and Janet Spreull
Husband of Janet Gilhagie
Father of John Peadie; Ninian Peadie, primus; Janet Peadie; Margaret Peadie; James Peadie of Ruchill, Merchant in Glasgow and 2 others
Brother of Thomas Peadie, Merchant in Glasgow; Janet Peadie; William Peadie; John Peadie, primus; James Padie, merchant in Glasgow and 2 others
Half brother of Archibald Peadie; Elizabeth Peadie; Marie Peadie, primus; Bessie Peadie, primus; Marie Peadie, secundus and 4 others

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About James Peadie of Ruchill, Merchant in Glasgow

JAMES PEADIE OF RUCHILL

Merchant in Glasgow; Burgess and Guild Brother of Glasgow

Bogus Pedigree

At least eight pedigrees published by MyHeritage have erroneously identified James Peadie, here treated, as the husband of Bessie Thomson. All eight claim that he was born in Ayrshire in 1625, notwithstanding the fact that the marriage of James Peadie and Bessie Thomson was registered at Glasgow two years later, on 9 January 1627. MyHeritage

The Question of Identity

James Peadie, here treated, is the son of John Peadie, Skinner in Glasgow. He was enrolled as a burgess and guild brother of Glasgow on 13 December 1632. The town council having admitted him in right of him being the eldest son of an existing burgess and guild brother. The Burgesses and Guild Brethren of Glasgow, 1573-1750, p. 85

The Laird of Ruchill

At the time of his death in September 1641, the money owed to James Peadie, here treated, that is the "debts awand in", included two hundred pounds by John Maxwell in Ruchilll "for the dewtie of the lands of Ruchehill" and two hundred and forty pounds thirteen shillings and four pence from Robert Craig there "for the dewtie of the said lands". Among the debts owed by him, that is "the debts awand out" was fifty-one pounds seven shillings for "the few ferme dewties of the lands of Ruchill". [National Records of Scotland, Glasgow Commissary Court, Testament Testamentar of James Padie, merchant, burgess of Glasgow, reference CC9/7/28]

His Brother-in-law Thomas Finlay

At the time of his death in September 1641 James Peadie was owed three hundred and thirty-three pounds six shillings and eight pence by his brother-in-law Thomas Finlay. [National Records of Scotland, Glasgow Commissary Court, Testament Testamentar of James Padie, merchant, burgess of Glasgow, reference CC9/7/28]

Son-in-law of Ninian Gilhagie

Complaint by Francis Bruntoun and Donald Campbell dated 4 November 1634, against Ninian Gilhagie ,and James Peadie and John Anderson, his sons-in-law. Register of the Privy Council of Scotland, Second Seried, vol. v., A. D. 1633-1635, pp. 397-98

His Uncle James Peadie and his Nephew William Hunter

At the time of his death in September 1641, James Peadie owed six hundred and sixty-six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence to his sister's son William Hunter, money: "that was left in legacie to him be umqle Johnne Padie my father". He ordained that this money was to be given to his uncle James Peadie: "to the behove of the said William Hunter that he may delivyr the same to the said Wm Hunter at the tyme appoyntit and according to the will & testat of my umqle father", [National Records of Scotland, Glasgow Commissary Court, Testament Testamentar of James Padie, merchant, burgess of Glasgow, reference CC9/7/28]

His Last Will and Testament

James Peadie made his last will and testament at his house in Glasgow on 15 September 1641. He nominated and appointed his wife Janet Gilhagie to be his executrix, and George Porterfield, Merchant, Ninian Gilhagie, Maltman, and his brother Thomas Peadie, burgess of Glasgow, to be tutors to his three children, John Peadie, James Peadie, and Janet Peadie. His brother Thomas acted himself cautioner for Janet Gilhagie, and confirmation was granted to her on 21 March 1642. [National Records of Scotland, Glasgow Commissary Court, Testament Testamentar of James Padie, merchant, burgess of Glasgow, reference CC9/7/28]

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Death

James Peadie of Ruchill died before 30 September 1641. He was alive on 15 September 1641, the date upon which he made his last will and testament but he died before the end of the month. [National Records of Scotland, Glasgow Commissary Court, Testament Testamentar of James Padie, merchant, burgess of Glasgow, reference CC9/7/28]

Marriage

James Peadie married Janet Gilhagie. [National Records of Scotland, Glasgow Commissary Court, Testament Testamentar of James Padie, merchant, burgess of Glasgow, reference CC9/7/28] The marriage was booked on 11 July 1631, at Glasgow in Lanarkshire, Scotland. [National Records of Scotland, Glasgow Marriages, 1612-87, reference OPR.644/1/23]

Children

  1. Ninian Peadie, primus
  2. Janet Peadie, tertius
  3. James Peadie of Ruchill, Merchant in Glasgow
  4. Ninian Peadie, secundus
  5. John Peadie, Merchant in Glasgow

Evidence from the National Records of Scotland

2 November 1651: Extract contract between James, John and Janet Padie, children of the late James Padie, merchant, burgess of Glasgow, and Barbara Gilhagie and others, concerning division under bond of provision. Registered in town court books of Glasgow, 2 November 1651. National Records of Scotland, Papers of the Montgomerie Family, Earls of Eglinton, reference GD3/2/44/1

Note: Barbara Gilhagie married John Anderson of Dowhill.

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James Peadie of Ruchill, Merchant in Glasgow's Timeline

1632
November 4, 1632
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1634
April 26, 1634
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1635
May 18, 1635
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1637
October 24, 1637
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1639
June 16, 1639
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1640
December 2, 1640
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
December 2, 1640
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1641
September 15, 1641
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
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