(Cir 1700-Bef 1777)
1 13/04/1725 GRANT ANNE ROBT. GRANT/JANET PAUL FR426 U Elgin /MORAY 135/ 0020 0375 VIEW (5 CREDITS) ORDER
He worked as a Merchant in 1752 and resided at "in Elgin". 1
He worked as a Merchant in 1764 and resided at "in Elgin". 2
He worked as a Baillie, Merchant before 1777. 3
Robert married Jannet Paul. (Jannet Paul died after 1777 4.)
Web (Misc), From the Presbytery of Elgin, Mr Alexander Murray of Birnie, Mr Alexander Murray at Duffus, ministers; Bailie Robert Grant, merchant in Elgin, ruling elder.
From: 'Acts: 1752', Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1638-1842 (1843), pp. 706-715. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=60154. Date accessed: 16 September 2008.
2 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Baptism RG 1764. Robert, lawful son to the Reverend Mr Robert Grant Min'r of Cullen & Mrs Elizabeth Duncan was born June 30th & baptised July 9t. Witnesses Nailie Robert Grant Merh't in Elgin Grandfather to the Child Bailie Rob't Taylor Merch't In Cullen Miss Jeanie Duncan Daughter to the late W'm Duncan Min'r of Longbride(?) & Miss Peggie Gordon in Cullen.
3 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Baptism JG 1777. The Reverend Mr Robert Grant Minister of Cullen and Mrs Elizabeth Duncan his wife had a child Born April 29th and Baptised this day named Jannet Born at Snelbriein the Parish of Deskford (designed after Mrs Jannet Paul Relict of the Deceased Bailie Robert Grant Merch't in Elgin and Grandmother to the Child. Witnesses Mrs Dorothy Paul Spouse to Ja's(?) Duncan Esq're at Shiastown(?) & Mr & Mrs Duncan at Blairock And Mr & Mrs Anderson in Cullen.
4 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Baptism JG 1777.