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Darwin Correspondence Project

James Miller (James) Grant

1853–1940

Commercial clerk and writer. Son of James Grant (1812–1900), fishing-tackle maker of Grantown-on-Spey, Moray, Scotland. Married Alice Balfour Armstrong in Prestonkirk, Haddingtonshire, in 1883. Emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1890; worked as an insurance clerk. Published under the pseudonym Grant Balfour.

Sources

Carty 2000

Census returns of Scotland 1871 (The National Archives of Scotland: Cromdale and Avie 7/12), 1881 (Cromdale 7/10, Edinburgh 685/1 74/15)

Ottawa Journal, 9 February 1940, p. 1

Passenger lists, 1865–1935 (Ancestry.com, accessed 20 October 2016)

Scotland old parish registers births 128/B 20 296 and 30 191 Cromdale and Inverallan (Scotlandspeople.gov.uk, accessed 20 October 2016)

Scotland statutory deaths 1900 128/2 9, marriages 1883 717/6 (Scotlandspeople.gov.uk, accessed 20 October 2016)

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