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date: 14 October 2019

Grant, John Peter, of Rothiemurchuslocked

  • James Burnet


Grant, John Peter, of Rothiemurchus (1885–1963), promoter of highland bagpiping, was born at 20 India Street, Edinburgh, on 24 June 1885, son of John Peter Grant of Rothiemurchus (1860–1927), advocate, and his wife, Edith Mary, née Brewster-Macpherson (d. 1922). He was to achieve distinction in three separate spheres but dominating his life was an abiding love of the Scottish highlands and their culture....

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J. Burke, , 4 vols. (1833–8); new edn as , 3 vols. [1843–9] [many later edns]
National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh