B59/8/13 Extracts from the Protocol Book of Malcolm Bower. Perth & Kinross Archives.

 

f.14r. Contract of marriage between John Murray, portioner of Williamstone, and Margaret Murray, his daughter, on the one part, and Robert Moncrieff, son of Thomas Moncrieff in Balgone, on the other part, for the marriage of Margaret and Robert. Dated 31 May 1573.

f.19r. Contracy of marriage between Christian, daughter of George Murray, portioner of Ardbenny, on the one part, and John Graham, son of Edward Graham, portioner of Ardbenny, on the other part, for the marriage of Christian and John. Dated 11 July 1573.

f.22r. Protest by Alexander Blair of Balgray against John Rattray, vicar of Lonforgand, and Anthony Rattray, his brother, for spoilation. Dated 28 July 1573.

f.55. Obligation by George Oliphant of Ardchailzie to infeft George Robertson of Faskallie and Christin Oliphant, his spouse, Robert Crichton of Innernyte and ______ Robertson, his spouse, and James Drummond of Cardney and _________ Robertson, his wife, in certain annualrents. Dated May 1574.

f.55r. Obligation between William Blair and Alexander Blair of Balgray, his brother, by which Alexander grants to William his lands of Balgray. Dated May 1574.

f.84r. Contract of marriage between Alexander Blair of Balthayock and Jean Blair, Lady Balmyle, relict of Thomas Blair, son and heir of the said Alexander, on the one part, and William Blair, son of John Blair, apparent of Balgillo, on the other part, for themarriage of the said Jean and William. Dated 7 April 1575.

f.102r. Contract of marriage between John Haldane of Keilour taking burden on Patrick Haldane, his brother, on the one part, and David Pitscottie of Luncarty and Isobel Pitscottie, his daughte,r on the other part, for the marriage of Patrick and Isobel. Dated 19 July 1575.

f.103r. Contract of marriage between John Butter, son and heir of the deceased Thomas Butter of Kalliemoulin, with consent of John Butter of Gormock “his Chief” on the one part, and Finlay Fergusson in Bellichone and Isobel Nairne, his wife, for Margaret Fergusson, their daughter, on the other part. Dated at Perth, on 21 July 1575, before these witnesses: David Nairne of Tulliefergus and Patrick Butter, son of John Butter of Gormock,.

f.107. Contract between David Murray in Kerse and Janet Murray, his wife, and Thomas Murray, Burgess of Perth, his brother german, by which the said David and Janet grant 240 merks Scots to the Thomas. Dated 23 August 1575.

f.110. Contract of marriage between George Rollo of Duncrub and Isobel Rollo, his sister, on the one part, and Patrick Cochrane of Pitfour, and David Cochrane, his son, on the other part, for the marriage of the said Isobel and David. Dated at Perth, on 17 September 1576.

f.116. Contract of marriage between Peter Balvaird in Brodaill and David Balvaird, his son, on the one part, and Alexander Dunning of Crieff Wester (Corrievechter) and Elizabeth Dunning, his daughter, on the other part, for the marriage of David and Elizabeth. Dated at Perth, on 14 August 1575.

f.123. Contract of marriage, at Perth, on 19 November 1575, between Alexander Millar if the Mill of Aberdalgie, and Thomas Millar, his eldest son, on the one part, and William Stewart of Innerdunning for Margaret Stewart, his daughter, on the other part, for the marriage of Thomas and Margaret.

f.152. Notarial Instrument where Thomas Fenton, Burgess of Perth, compeared before the notary and narrated a marriage contract made between himself and the now deceased William Fenton, his eldest son, on the one part, and Isobel Ruthven, relict of the deceased John Murray of Tibbermuir, Patrick Murray of Tibbermuir and Rosina Murray, her daughter, on the other part. Dated 9 June 1576.

f.172. Contract of marriage dated 29 August 1576, between John Murray, portioner of Williamstone, and Edward Murray, his eldest son and apparent heir, taking burden on Marion Loutfout, his wife, on the one part, and Patrick Bonar in Boghall for Bessy Bonar, his daughter, on the other part, for the marriage of Edward and Bessy. Witnesses: Patrick Murray of Tibbermuir; John Murray, portioner of Ardbenny; John Bonar, son of the said Patrick Bonar and James Murray in Williamston.

f.193r. Contract of marriage between John Schaw of Lethangie and Christian Schaw, his daughter, on the one part, and Laurence Oliphant, portioner of Williamstone, on the other part for the marriage of Christian and Laurence. Dated 6 April 1577 before these witnesses: Mr. David Balvaird, Parson of St. Madoes and Mr. Harie Schaw, brother to the said John.

f.226r. Contract of marriage between Patrick Maxton of Arditie Easter and Isobel Maxton, his daughter, and relict of Alexander Glas of Pittentian, on the one part, and Donald Makqueene in Meikle Knaif, on the other part. Dated 12 November 1577.

 

Above: Sample Page from Malcolm Bower's Protocol Book.

 

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