Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Dates of existence

1679 – 1758

History

Third son of John Murray, born 1st October 1679; died 25th June 1758. He was served heir to his nephew 16th October 1729. He married, first, Cecilia, daughter of Gibson of Durie, and had a son, who died in infancy. He married, second, 10th February 1738, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Alexander Gibson of Pentland, who died 7th August 1757, and had issue :

(a) William Murray, 1744 - 1814
(b) Alexander Murray, born 9th March 1749; died unmarried.
(c) John Murray, 1752 - 1838

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Murray family of Touchadam and Polmaise (1358 – 1956)

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PD189

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family

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Murray, Alexander, 1749 – 1823, Lieutenant (1749 – 1823)

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P0071

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family

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Murray, Alexander, 1749 – 1823, Lieutenant

is the child of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Murray, John, 1752 – 1838, Lieutenant-Colonel (1752 – 1838)

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P0004

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family

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Murray, John, 1752 – 1838, Lieutenant-Colonel

is the child of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Murray, John, 1649 – 1716 (Murray, John, 1649 – 1716)

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P0095

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family

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Murray, John, 1649 – 1716

is the parent of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Murray, Adam, 1698 – 1763, Physician (1698 – 1763)

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P0055

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family

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Murray, Adam, 1698 – 1763, Physician

is the sibling of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Murray, Sir Mungo, 1699 – 1781 (1699 – 1781)

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P0060

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family

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Murray, Sir Mungo, 1699 – 1781

is the sibling of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Murray, James, 1685 – 1743 (1685 – 1743)

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P0059

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family

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Murray, James, 1685 – 1743

is the sibling of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Murray, John, 1677 – 1716 (1677 – 1716)

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P0096

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family

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Murray, John, 1677 – 1716

is the sibling of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Murray, Margaret, d. 1746 (d. 1746)

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P0057

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family

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Murray, Margaret, d. 1746

is the sibling of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Murray, Alexander, b. 1678 (b 1678)

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P0050

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family

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Murray, Alexander, b. 1678

is the sibling of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Murray, George, 1694 –1747, Merchant, apothecary and surgeon (1694 –1747)

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P0049

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family

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Murray, George, 1694 –1747, Merchant, apothecary and surgeon

is the sibling of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Gibson, Cecilia, d. 1737 (d. 1737)

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P0065

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family

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Gibson, Cecilia, d. 1737

is the spouse of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Gibson, Elizabeth, d. 1757 (d. 1757)

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P0066

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family

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Gibson, Elizabeth, d. 1757

is the spouse of

Murray, William, 1679 – 1758, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet

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Authority record identifier

P0003

Institution identifier

GB224

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997)

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Created by Neil Dickson, 24 March 2020. Added title, Writer to Her Majesty's Signet, 01 Apr 2020

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Sources

'The heraldry of the Murrays : with notes on all the males of the family, descriptions of the arms, plates and pedigrees' by Johnston, G. Harvey (George Harvey), 1860-1921

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