The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


People [PERS ID:632]

First NameJames
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameMurray
Maiden Name
AKAof Broughton
Medical Professional?Non Medical Professional


Birth (year) 1727
Date of death (year) 1799


Father of Miss Euphemia? Murray. Married his cousin (sister of Lady Charlotte, Countess of Dunmore, and of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway). Built Cally 'Palace'. After the death of his only legitimate child, Miss Murray, his marriage broke down. In the mid-1780s, to great scandal, he eloped with his niece, Grace Johnston, by whom he had several children.

Further Information about this person

MiscParliamentary record of James Murray

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 174Case of Mrs Blackstock who has various symptoms including painful legs and 'glandular' eruptions for which she has been given mercury. She is diagnosed as having 'dropsy' on the brain.
2Case 436Case of the teenage Miss Murray of Broughton who has a log-standing pulmonary complaint and eventually starts to spit blood.
3Case 763Case of the Reverend Mr Cooper [Cowper] who in 1776 is being dosed with various medicines. In 1789 he has a cough and has suffered some sort of blackout.
4Case 974Case of James Murray who has a recurring pimply and itchy skin eruption.
5Case 1024Case of J. Murray of Broughton who has a an eruption on his arm and running ears.
6Case 2031Case of Mr Stewart of Shambelly [Shambellie] who is advised to got to Buxton for his health but later develops a chest complaint exacerbated by anxiety over family matters.