James Murray, 1st Baron Glenlyon

29th May 1782 - 12th Oct 1837

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded with Reginald D. Macdonald (q.v.) part of the compensation for the Argyle, Calder and Calder Ridge estates on St Vincent, as trustees of the marriage settlement of the Prince de Polignac (q.v.) and his (deceased) first wife Barbara Campbell.

  1. Second son of 4th Duke of Atholl and his first wife, Hon. Jane Cathcart, daughter of Charles Schaw, 9th Lord Cathcart. Army officer and MP for Perthsire 1807-1812. Married Lady Emily Frances Percy, daughter of Earl of Northumberland 1811. Their son George became the 6th Duke of Atholl. Created Baron Glenlyon 17 July 1821.


T71/892 St Vincent nos. 492A & B; 497A & B; 498A & B.

  1. David R. Fisher, 'Murray, Lord James (1782-1837)', History of Parliament online, accessed 29/03/2012.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Rt Hon Lord Glenlyon
Lady Emily Frances Percy
2 daughters and 2 sons Including George, 6th Duke of Atholl
Soldier and politician

Associated Claims (3)

£6,773 8s 4d
Awardee (Trustee)
£2,225 14s 8d
Awardee (Trustee)
£6,767 4s 8d
Awardee (Trustee)