GRAEME, David (c.1676-1726), of Orchill and Rohalloch, Perth.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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31 Dec. 1724 - 14 Mar. 1726

Family and Education

b. c.1676, 2nd s. of James Graeme of Orchill by Lilian, da. of Sir Laurence Oliphant of Gask, Perth. educ. Glasgow 1691. unm. suc. bro. 1712.

Offices Held


Graeme belonged to a cadet branch of the family of the dukes of Montrose, to the first of whom his brother was bailie. Returned as a Whig at a by-election in 1724 for Perthshire, in which the Duke of Montrose had an interest, he died 14 Mar. 1726, leaving debts contracted through the extravagant collection of books and silver.1

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: J. M. Simpson


  • 1. Louisa Graeme, Or and Sable, 432 seq.