Baillie of Jerviswood

BAILLIE of JERVISWOOD   George Baillie, 1st of Jerviswood, is styled brother to John Baillie, apparent of St. John’s Kirk, when both appear as witnesses to a charter by James […]

Douglas of Spott

Douglas of Spott; old evidence, new results. I often receive enquiries relating to the family of Douglas of Spott, in Haddingtonshire, and although aware of the family in question, I […]

Misc. Research Notes. No. 8.

NRS Register of Deeds First Series, RD1/9/abstracts. 9. Contract between Archibald, Earl of Argyle, having the ward and relief of all of the lands of umquhille William MacLeod of Dunvegan, […]

Charteris of Kinfauns – the search for the heir male.

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Misc. research Notes No. 7.

1. Testament of the deceased William Reidheugh of Aberlednock who died upon the 27 February 1572, given up by himself upon the 27th day foresaid at Colquhalzie before these witnesses: […]

Misc Research Notes No. 6.

RD1/3/286. Contract of marriage between James Wood of Bonnyton for himself and Jean Wood, his daughter, on he one part; and James Herring of Glasclune, and Andrew Herring, his son […]

Sheirglass Writs

Blair Atholl Archives, Parcel III Box 9, Sheirglass Writs. 1. Charter by Neil Stewart of Sheirglass to Elizabeth Robertson, his wife, in liferent and John Stewart, his son, in the […]

Tullochmoulin Writs

Blair Atholl Archives, Parcel IV Box 20: Tullochmoulin Writs. 1. Disposition by John, Earl of Atholl, to John Dewar in Urlar of Bolfracks and Barbara Campbell, his wife, for 2000 […]

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, […]