Sir James Grant, 8th Baronet of Colquhoun

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James Grant, 8th Baronet of Colquhoun

Birthplace: Grant, Moray, Scotland
Death: Died in Castle Grant, Cromdale, Moray, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Ludovick Grant, 7th Baronet Colquhoun and Margaret Grant
Husband of Jean Grant
Father of Lewis Alexander Ogilvy-Grant, 5th Earl of Seafield; Francis William Ogilvy-Grant, 6th Earl of Seafield and 12 OTHER ISSUE
Brother of Mary Grant; Helen Grant; Penuel Grant; Marianna Grant; Margaret Grant and 2 others
Half brother of Ann Grant and Child Grant

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About Sir James Grant, 8th Baronet of Colquhoun

Biographical Summary

"Sir James Grant, Baronet [S 1625] of Grant, only son and heir by 2nd wife, born 19 May 1778; was M.P. for Elgin and Forres-shire, 1761-68, and for Banffshire, 1790; succeeded to the Baronetcy, 18 March 1773; served heir to his father, 14 May 1773; raised the 1st Regiment of Fencible Infantry in 1793, and the 97th Regiment in 1794; was Receiver and Cashier [S], 1790-95; Receiver of Excise [S], 1795; L. Lieut. of Inverness-shire, 1794-1809. He married 4 January 1763, Jean, only daughter of Alexander Duff, of Hatton, co Aberdeen, by Anne, 1st daughter of William (Duff), 1st Earl of Fife [I]. She died 15 February 1805. He died 18 February 1811."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II; page 295

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Sir James Grant, 8th Baronet of Colquhoun's Timeline

May 19, 1738
Grant, Moray, Scotland
March 22, 1767
Age 28
Moy, Inverness-shire, Scotland
March 6, 1778
Age 39
Cromdale, Highland, UK
February 18, 1811
Age 72
Castle Grant, Cromdale, Moray, Scotland
of Grant, General Cashier of Excise of Scotland, MP for Banffshire