Calendar of the Laing Charters, A.D. 854-1837; Belonging to the University of Edinburgh

Calendar of the Laing Charters, A.D. 854-1837; Belonging to the University of Edinburgh

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...Sasine proceeding on precept in charter of 23rd June 1646, No. 2368 supra, in favour of AlExanDER Calderwood and Janet Moffat, his spouse. Sasine given by Robert Mitchelsoun, bailie of the burgh of Dalkeith, on 19th, and recorded in the general register 20th, November 1651. Andrew Nicoll, merchant in Dalkeith, and James Allan, junior, attornies for the said William and Janet respectively. Witnesses, William Penny, merchant in Dalkeith, William Gourlay, Patrick Broun, and James Gibson, dwellers there, and James Anderson, officer. John Scott, notary. 1514, Box 39. 2420. 10th December 1651. Instrument of Sasine following on a precept in a disposition, dated at Plewlandhill, 10th December 1651, by James Skirving, elder of Plewlandhill, in favour of his lawful son, James Skirving, younger, of the lands of Plewlandhill, now occupied by James Skirving, elder, and formerly by his father, the late Henry Skirving, lying on the north side of a 'dyk' called 'The black dyk, 'by which the arable lands of Plewlandhill are divided from the adjoining moors called 'the moores of Laystoun'; and also of the pendicles of said land called 'the Broadmeadow and Blaiklaw' also occupied as above, all in the barony of Keith Marischal formerly, now in the barony of Keith Humbie, sheriffdom of Edinburgh, constabulary of Haddington, extending in all to four husband-lands; together with the teindsheaves and rectory teinds now belonging to James Skirving, in terms of No. 2171 supra; and also that portion of the moors, pasturage, and hills of said town of Laistoun, which were disponed to the said James Skirving, elder, by Sir Adam Hepburn of Humbie, knight, in exchange for the common pasture which the said James had over the whole moors and hills of Laistoun, in terms of a...
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236485653
  • 9781236485656