Protocol Book of Robert McRaith

  NRS NP1/56 – Protocol Book of Robert McRaith Robert McRaith trained under Mr William Stewart and operated as a notary within the vicinity of Dunkeld from his admission in […]

South Perthshire Stewarts

Note: This page is a conduit for me to make abstracts of documents I view which relate to various as yet unidentified Stewarts in the south Perthshire/Lochearn/Balquhidder vicinity available to […]

Arnot of that Ilk Charter

Update: Now sold. I recently acquired this document as part of a collection of writs relating to the lands of Kinloch, in Fife. Quite why it ended up in that […]

MacKenzie of Delvine

  Scottish History Society’s Third Series, Volume XXI, Miscellany (fifth volume) pages 196-290 contain the article: “Letters to John MacKenzie of Delvine, Advocate, one of the Principal Clerks of Session, […]

Alexander Duncan, Provost of Dundee

  The identity of the Alexander Duncan who was Provost of Dundee from 1681-85 has been the cause of some confusion which stems from a mis-identification with a namesake and […]

Maitland of Lauderdale

  Volume 5, pp.302-303 of the Scots Peerage (Balfour Paul edition) deals with John Maitland, 1st Earl of Lauderdale, and states “he is said to have had issue seven sons […]

Wilson of Sands Memorial of 1832

Although the identity of the author of this Memorial is not known, the repetition of the term “our grandfather” confirms them to have been a grandchild of William Wilson, Writer […]

Kinnear of Kinnear and Kinloch

A degree of confusion exists in relation to the founder of this family, Charles Kinnear of Kinnear and Kinloch, and especially in relation to the identity of his wife and […]

Boyd of Drum and Woodmiln

I must admit to having known next to nothing about this family until I happened upon a number of their papers within a collection of documents I recently acquired which […]

MacKinnon of Corriechattan

MacKinnon of Corriechattan I am keen to establish contact with either the descendants of or else any person with direct knowledge of the following persons: Charles Downie Mackinnon Lachlan Dodgin […]