Progress of Dalcapon Writs

The Progress of writs relating to the lands of Dalcapon, near Pitlochry, are contained within the Faskally papers which are to be found under MSS 1433 in the Advocate’s Library, […]

Blair of Denhead and Cronan – Origins

I have received several enquiries from persons requesting further clarification on the evidence proving the descent of the Blairs of Wester Denhead and Cronan from Blair of Balgillo. The evidence […]

Scott of Melby – Revised Descent

When it comes to the origins of the Scotts of Melby it has been generally accepted – and widely promulgated – that they descend from John Scott of Gibliston, who […]

NRS CS7 Extracts

4/210 Helen Campbell, relict of Laurence Crawford of Kilbirny, and Archibald MacLachlan of Askog, now her spouse, on the one part; and Mr. Thomas Marjoribanks of Ratho, tutor dative to […]

Perth Burgh Services of Heirs & Curatories

B59/13/27 f.33r-34v. Service of Jean and Margaret Robertson as heirs to their deceased father, John Robertson, Merchant Burgess of Perth. 6 March 1655. f.41. Curatory of Isabel, daughter of James […]

Perth & Kinross Archives B59/13/36

2r. Compeared Margaret Pitscottie, relict of the deceased James Moncrieff, who was son to the deceased Archibald Moncrieff of Easter Moncrieff, and now spouse to William Ross at the Charterhouse […]

Perthshire Sasine Extracts No. 6.

1. RS51/1 Sasine in favour of Jean, daughter of John Moncrieff of Easter Moncrieff, of the liferent of the lands of Innernethie in implementation of a marriage contract between her […]

Perthshire Sasine Extracts No. 5.

1. RS50/2/f.262. Sasine in favour of Robert MacEan alias Cameron, son of the deceased John MacEan alias Cameron in Coshiville of Grantully, on the one part, and Janet, daughter of […]

Perthshire Sasine Extracts No 4.

1. RS48/8/273. Sasine in favour of Jean, daughter of Laurence Fenton at the Mill of Balgarvie, and spouse to Constantine Snell, son of Robert Snell, portioner of Balgarvie, dated 5 […]