Jemima Charlotte Munro (née Graham)

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Claimant or beneficiary


Claimed unsuccessfully for the compensation for the enslaved people on Tulloch estate in St Thomas-in-the-Vale in Jamaica as residuary devisee of her late husband Francis Graham. See separate entry for Francis Graham for Munro's entitlement to this estate.

  1. Jemima Charlotte Graham married Francis Graham 24/02/1813 at Edinburgh Castle. She was the third daughter of Lieut. Col. Colin Dundas Graham of the Scots Brigade.

  2. The village of Jemimaville in the Highlands of Scotland was named by Sir George [Gun] Munro 4th Laird of Poyntzfeld after his wife Jemima Charlotte Graham, whom he married in 1822.


T71/855 St Thomas-in-the-Vale no. 285. Claim originally by Jemima Charlotte Munro, as the residuary devisee of Francis Graham.

  1. General Registry Office for Scotland OPR Marriages 685/01 0540 0066. [sourced but not checked, accessed 09/01/2013].

  2. January 2006, 'A walk through Resolis Parish' by Dr Jim Mackay, Abstract of the Cromarty History Society available at [accessed 13/06/2015]. Alexander Mackenzie, History of the Munros of Fowlis with genealogies of the principal families of the name: to which are added those of Lexington and New England (Inverness, A. & W, Mackenzie, 1898) p. 555.

We are grateful to Jonathan Cutmore for his assistance in compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
(1) Francis Graham (2) Major (later Sir) George Gun Munro of Poyntzfield Black Isle Scotland
With (2) George Gun, Innes Colin, Mary Poyntz, Anne Gordon

Associated Claims (1)

£6,944 11s 4d
Unsuccessful claimant

Associated Estates (3)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
01/02/1820 [SD] - 1822 [EY] → Owner
1822 [SY] - 1839 [EY] → Joint owner
1823 [EA] - → Residuary Devisee

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

notes →
The village of Jemimaville in Cromarty was named after Jemima Charlotte Munro by her husband Major George Gun...

Relationships (2)

Wife → Husband
Second Wife → Husband
Notes →
Munro was also the second husband of Jemima Charlotte, who had married first her cousin Francis Graham (q.v.). ...