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In 1809 James Falconer, the  eldest son of Alexander Falconer, a farmer at Drumdriach (parish of Kirkhill, Inverness-shire), died in Demerara 'in the prime of life' [Inverness Journal 07 July 1809]. James had attended Inverness Royal Academy and left for Demerara in October 1804 [IRA Archives].

In 1802 Donald Mackay wrote from Demerara to James Grant in Inverness:

Your friend Mr Falconar’s Property in this Country which I know perfectly well is a very fine one, but he bought it when Lands were by far too high, & I fear it will require some time before he can extricate himself out of his difficulties. [NAS GD23/6/391/1]

This may be a reference to the same family.

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