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date: 09 April 2020

McGill, Jameslocked

  • Stanley Brice Frost


McGill, James (1744–1813), fur trader and politician in Canada, was born on 6 October 1744 in Stockwell Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, the second child and eldest son of James McGill (bap. 1717, d. 1784) and his wife, Margaret Gibson. His father, grandfather, and great-grandfather ...

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National Archives of Canada, Ottawa
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
G. W. Brown & others, eds., , [14 vols.] (1966–)