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SCOTTISH RECORD SOCIETY 



REGISTER OF MARRIAGES 



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THE CITY OF EDINBURGH, 

175 I-18OC 



EDITED BY 

FRANCIS J. GRANT, W.S., 

ROTHESAY HERALD. 



EDINBURGH : 
PRINTED FOR THE SOCIETY BY J. SKINNER & COMPANY, LTD. 

1922. 



THK LIBRARY 
np/rfM V * T! W UNIVERSITY 
BRiU FKOVO, UTAH 



PREFATORY NOTE. 



nr^HIS volume completes the Digest of the Register of 
Marriages for the Parish of Edinburgh which the Society 
proposes to print. It contains the period from 175 1 to 1800 
inclusive. It has been printed by the kind permission of 
Sir J. Patten Macdougall, Registrar General and Deputy 
Clerk Register. 

As in former volumes, the full information is only given 
under the name of the man. The date, unless where otherwise 
stated, is that of Proclamation. 

The spelling of the Register has generally been printed as 
given therein, except, in order to facilitate reference, names may 
have been modernised. 

The abbreviations used in the previous volumes have also 
been continued in the present one. 



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ERRATA. 

Page 317, line 1, for Caldova read Caldom, and for John read James. 
,, 317, line 30, for Home read Home. 
„ 363, line 54, for Oswald read Lorimer. 
,, 379, line 8, delete entry. 



Register of Marriages 



OF 



THE CITY OF EDINBURGH. 

1 75I-I800. 



Abbay, Thomas, coach harnish maker, and Katharine, d. to deceast 
Jas. Blackwood, p. of Dollar, now both in Lady Yester's 
Kirk p. 12 Aug. 1759 

Abbot, Archibald, stocking weaver, College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, 
Old Grayfriar's p., d. of George M'Kenzie, gardiner at 
Castle Barns, near Edinburgh 16 j u i v j^gr 

„ Robert, hairdresser, Tron Kirk p., and Janet Cossar, same p., 

d. of deceased Simon Cossar, wright in Edinburgh 24 May 1796 

Abercrombie, Mr. Alexander, W.S., New North Ch. p., and Miss 
Mary, d. to deceased Mr. Charles Ramsay, surgeon in 
Edinburgh. I4 Apr> I776 

„ Anne; Thomas Summers, indweller 18 Sept. 1757 

„ Ann ; Lieut. James Scrymgeour 19 Aug. 1776 

„ Miss Ann; Donald Cameron of Lochiel 21 Apr. 1795 

„ Charles; Alexander Bremner, taylor 17 Sept. 1796 

„ David, merchant, and Marrion, d. of deceast Gilbert Hutton, 

merchant in Lithgow, now both in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 10 Apr. 1768 
„ John, taylor, p. of Edinburgh, and Margaret, New Grayfriar's 

p., d. of deceased John Thrift, mariner in Brunt Island 17 Mar. 1778 
„ Robert, mariner, Old Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. of John 

M'Laughlan, farmer at Dunfermline 5 Jan. 1786 

„ Margaret; Hugh Fraser 18 Mar. 1778 

„ Margaret; John Munro, watchmaker 22 Jan. 1783 

Abercromby, Alexander, mealmaker, and Katherine, d. to deceast 
John Mair, farmer at Loch Gutley in p. of Auchterarder, now 
both in College Kirk p. 2 Nov. 1766 

„ Christian; John Maclachlan 22 July 175" 

„ George, advocate, younger of Tullibody, St. Andrew Church 
p., and Miss Montagu, Lady Yester p., d. of the Right 
Honble. Henry Dundas of Melvill 23 Jan. 1799 

„ Lieut-Col. James, captain in the third regiment of foot, Old 
Grayfriar's p., and Miss Charlotte, same p., d. of deceased 
James Gordon of Cocklairachy 9 Apr. 1784 

„ Rachel; William Skirving 8 Jan. 1775 

„ See Semple, Robert. 
Aberdeen, Miss Jean, and David Dalrymple, advocate 15 Mar. 1761 

Aberdour, Alexander, founder in New North Kirk p., and Helen, d. 
to John Burn, upholsterer in Edinburgh, now in Lady 
Yester's Kirk p. 20 Apr. 1760 

„ Christian; George Cran 1 Dec. 1789 

„ Isabella; James Breakinrig 25 Jan. 1800 

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Edinburgh Marriage Register. [1751-1800 



Aberdour, Tames, founder in the Potterrow in West Kirk p., and 
Elizabeth, d. to deceast Alexander Duncan, merchant in 
New North Kirk p. , , u , ?7 Apr. 1760 

, James, founder in Chapel Street, West Kirk p., and Isobel, d. 
to deceast George Aitken, late deacon of ye hammermen, 
in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 5 Sept. 1762 

Janet, d. of deceast Alex. Aberdour, founder, now shop- 
keeper in Old Kirk p., and Alexander Ogilvie, glover in 
Tron Kirk p. , 9 May 1762 

William, gardner in Old Grayfriar's p., and Margt., d. to 
deceast Tames Forrest, farmer in Aberdeenshire, now in 
Tron Kirk p. , _ u 13 Nqv. 1763 

Abernethy, Alexander, shoemaker, Lady Yesters Church p., and 
Elizabeth Newton, Coledge Church p., d. of Hugh Newton, 
weaver in Edinburgh 9 Mar - *777 

„ Alexander, baker, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Helen, p. of South 

Leith, d. of David Liddle, merchant in South Leith 19 July 1708 

Alexander, house carpenter, Old Grayfriar's p., and Marion, 
Tron Kirk p., d. of Thomas Gray, mason in Haddington 

28 Sept. 1709 

„ Euphemia; James Robertson 13 May 1797 

" Helen; Charles Stewart 21 July 1778 

„ James, corkcutter, and Alison, d. to deceast John Lidgate, land 

labourer in Duns, both now in Old Grayfriar's p. 28 £eb. 170b 

„ Janet; Oliver Forrest T 3 Dec. 1772 

Sophia; Alexander Laurie 27 Nov. 1780 

Dr. William, in Tron Kirk p., and Miss Barbary Mary, d. to 
deceast William Drummond of Hawthorndean in Laswade 

25 Oct. 1760 

Aboyne, The Right Honble. Charles, Earl of, in Old Kirk p., and 

the Right Honble. Lady Margaret Stuart, d. to Right 

Honble. Alexr., Earl of Galloway, now in Old Grayfriar's 

p 22 Apr. 1759 

Ach, Margaret; James Auldearn 24 Oct. 1778 

Achyndachie, William, indueller, and Jean, d. to Thomas Keid, 

indweller at Gilmerton, now both in Tron Kirk p. 4 June 1709 

Ackman, Thomas, tailor in Old Grayfreir's p., and Martha, in New 
Gravfrier's p., d. of George Frazer, carrier at Lochrin, in 
West Kirk p. Q 2 May 1773 

Acton, Sarah ; Henry Bashard Hobdell, goldsmith 8 Nov. 1772 

Adam, Agnes ; John M'Laren, flesher 29 July 1786 

„ Agnes; John Sinclair, typemaker 22 *eb. 179& 

Alexander, sclator in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Helen d. to 
Tohn Watson, writer in Edinburgh, now in the Tolbooth 
Kirk p. l6 0ct - x 757 

Alexander, brewer's servant, College Kirk p., and Janet, same 

p d. of George Henderson, farmer in Knkaldy 17 May 1780 

Andrew, tailor, College Church p., and Euphan, same p., d. of 

deceased John Stevenson, wright, p. of Kettle 27 Oct. 1770 

„ Ann, and Henry Martine 13 Apr. 1777 

„ Christian; Alexander M'Kenzie 15 Jan. 1758 

David, residenter in S. S. E. p., and Jean, d. to James Bowers, 

servant to Lord Belhaven, now in S. E. p. 3 * eb - x 754 

David, shoemaker in West Kirk p., and Janet Carnegie, relict 
of Tohn Hoe, cork cutter in Edinburgh, now in Old 

Grayfrier'sp ., A „r u u ' ^ ^ 

David hairdresser, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same 

p d. of William Mailler, carrier in Dunfermline 22 Mar. 1790 

„ Elizabeth ; David Dryburgh, marine 2 <?i an ' I7 J 7 

Elizabeth ; James Bell, wright 18 May 1781 

Elizabeth; John Watt, merchant 21 June 1788 



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Adam, George weaver, H,gh Church p., and Mary, same p, d. of 

David Gourly, tailor in Kettle, Fifeshire d Oct ,708 

„ Isobel ; David Watson oA 4 vi T 

„ Miss Isobella; Robert Brown, W.S. Q S Xll 

„ Isabella; John Kelly 2? A I 

" J am ^ s ' work '" an in College Kirk p., and Mary, d. to deceast g ' ° 
William Short, miller in the p. of Laswade, now in Tolbooth 
Kirk p. T 

„ James, smith Old Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, College Kirk' I759 

p., d. of deceased James Phin, gardiner, in the Water of 

„ James waiter in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Maitland, in Old 9 Ug * ' 
Kirk p., d. of deceased Geo. Dickson, stocking maker in 
JJunse . 

n Jean; John Hill ' f u «" ^ 

„ Miss Jean ; Thomas Kennedy of Dunure "8 h3v llll 

„ John, journeyman weaver, and Isobel, d. of late Alexr" 

Dickson, shoemaker in Forfar, now both in N. E. p. » Tune I7C* 

" J u' u CSh ^'' and Ann ' d - to J ames Crawford, porter, now 

both in New Grayfriar's p. 11 Tulv i7fi* 

" J ° h ,?' » Wr ifrn in L ?? y YeSter ' S Church P-» and Mar y Hamilton, J V ? 

d. to William Hamilton, residenter in Old Church p. 21 Tan 1776 

" J «'• l 6 "^," 1 * 11 '* servant > St Andrew P-, and Giles Inglis, ' 

t u I *? P '' d of Alexr - In & lis , weaver in Dunfermline 1 Apr. 178; 
„ John, flaxdresser t F '";! 

„ John, waiter, High Kirk p., and Margaret, Old Grayfriar's p. 
d. of deceased Kenneth M'Kenzie, miller at Miltoun Red- 
castle 2s N 88 
„ Miss Katharine; John Neill, merchant / 8 Oct' \w> 
„ Margaret; Peter Macniven (M'Nivan) , 6 Qct ' T ii c 
» Margaret; Alexander Sclanders afiAnrT^I 
„ Ma ry; George Loch of Drylaw f^ $* 
„ Mary; Thomas Pans ,. V / J'£j 
„ Mary; John Law : J c ff S| 
„ Penelope; Alexander Miller Jo Apr 1781 
„ Thomas, shoemaker in S. S. W. p., and Marthen, d. to George ' 

w .,P em P ste £ fldier in the City Guard, now as S. S. E. p. 10 Aug. 17c c 
„ William, upholsterer, and Ann, d. of deceast Alexr. Mathew 

smith in Edinburgh, now both in Tron Kirk p. 8 Tulv 1764 

Adams, Miss Agnes; William Molle of Maines, W.S." same p. 27 J„ y 70I 
„ Alexander, sclator in the Old Greyfrier's Kirk p., and Miss 
Katharine, d. to deceast John Preston of Gorton, now in the 
New North Kirk p. Nov 

„ Andrew, writer in the Old Greyfreirs p., and Margaret d to 

deceast George Brown, land waiter in South Leith 6 Tune 177- 

„ Ann; Adam Johnston, shoemaker -, f une ^'j 

„ Ann; Laurence Ershman -^6 Nov 176; 

„ Christian; Mitchell Paton, rope maker ., j une ,730 

„ David, painter, O. Church p., and Jean, same p., d. to John' 

Baxter, day laborer at Inverask 7 M av i^ c 

„ Helen; Robert Scott \ £? h y ^5 

„ Isobell; John Morrison 2 ;Tan ??o 

" T IS °H e !! ; William Anderson ^Ci $ 

„ Isobell; Donald Fraser 11 Feb 1770 

„ Isobella; William ShirrefT 2g £*[ \ ™> 

„ Janet; John Sutherland, upholsterer -'o Feb 1787 

„ Jean; James Drylaw 17 July. 797 

„ Jean; Thomas Moses 21 May 1784 

„ John, sailor, and Agnes, d. to the deceast William Hamilton, 
gardner to the Earl of Hoptoun, now both in Lady Yester's 
K,rk P- 22 June 1766 



Edinburgh Marriage Register. [1751-180° 



Adams, John, hairdresser, St. Andrew Church p., and Margaret, New 
Gravfriar's p., d. of Duncan M'Farlane, late hairdresser in 
t-j- u u 2 July i?99 

Edinburgh. ' ,' 'y 

„ Margaret; William Craig -5 July 773 

, Margaret ; William Milton 2 ° J une 7|i 

Mary; Alexander Macrae, drover 9 Nov. 782 

Miss Susan; John Clark, merchant « . » Nov. 1753 

Thomas, currier, Old Grayfriar's p., and Catharine, Tron Kirk 

p., d. of deceased William Bain, miller at Kelso 20 Apr. 1795 

„ William, of Woodston, and Miss Elenora, d. of the Rt. Hon. 

Charles, Lord Elphingstone 4 May 1777 

„ William, sailor, St. Giles p., and Christian same p d. of 

deceased Thomas M'Carter, brewer's servant in Leith 28 July 1783 
Adamson, Adam, mason, Old Gray Friar's p. and Elizabeth, same p 

d. of John Wishart, mariner at Dunbar jo June 178O 

„ Agnes ; Patrick Sibbald, Jan. ^ 8 ^ \]f q 

L Agnes; Thomas Rattray ™ Dec 75? 

H Ann; John Kirkness ^ 

„ Betty; John Logie n Aug. 1785 

„ Betty; James Bryce IO Jufy 1782 

„ Christian; John Johnston „V y 

Frlward carter Old Gray Friar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 
" deceased William Touch, smith at Coats p. of Newbottle 5 Aug. 1785 

Georee shoemaker, and Janet, d. of deceast Wm. Douglas, 
" ■ colpar at Inverness, now both in College Kirk p 15 Nov. 1761 

„ George, hairdresser, and Margaret, d. of deceased John Linkin- 

son, wright in Edinburgh, both ,n the Old Grayfr.er s Kirk p.^ ^ ^ 

Helen; George Melvill , 19 Dec. 1783 

Hugh, potter* High Church p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 
" deceased Alexr. Robertson, grieve in the p. of Camden 1 July 800 

„ Isobel; James Fraser ^ Jan! 76 

Isobel- Tohn Buchanan j J ' 

I! James boat builder, High Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d 

of Thomas Johnston, wigmaker in Leith 5 May 1789 

Tames weaver in Tron Kirk p., and Rachel, same p d. ot 
" ^ Duncan M'Nab, gentleman's servant in Lathnsk, Fife ^4 Aug 179 
» Janet; John Scoullar 25 Sept. 1793 

„ Janet; Robert Lamg £7 Ort 1771 

Tean ■ Tames M'Naught, clerk , 27 Oct. 1771 

" John,' a Tabouring man in Laswade, and Margaret, d^ to 
" J deceast George Wilson, a labouring man, p. of Moneytheif 

now in the New Grayfriar's p. -J mar. 1701 

Tnhn coooer St. Andrew Church p., and Janet, same p., d. of 
" ^^ceasS William Whitman, stabler in Edinburgh ioNojj J795 

„ Margaret; Thomas Simpson ' J J 'g 

Margaret; Walter Hunter 3 Mov. 1705 

;; Robfrt, blacksmith, Tolbooth Kirk p and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased Colin Skeen, mariner in Leith 9 JNov. 1705 

Robert shoemaker in Tron Kirk p., and Helen, in New North 
" R ° Kirk p .-, d. of John Russell, shoemaker in St. Andrews, Fife ^ ^ 

Steven merchant in New Kirk p.,and Miss Elizabeth, inTolbooth 
" Kirk p d ofGeorge Morison, shipmaster in Queensferry 3 Apr. i 7 74 

„ Thomas, P cork cutter, Sid Gray Friar's p and Elizabeth, same 

p d. of John Dow, cork cutter in Edinburgh 10 Uct. 17S2 

„ William, sailor, College Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of John 

Harlev. sailor in Leith , ,** ' ' J 

William, brewer's servant, New Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, 
" same p., d. of deceased Magnus Taylor, miln wright m 

Orkney 



1751-1800] Edinburgh Marriage Register. 

Adamson Wlliarn weaver, Old Church p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. 

ot William Millar, miller, p. of Mark Inch \ m o 

Addison, Sophia; James Christie J ? ov - l8o ° 

Adgie, Thomas, corporal in the Scots Grays, Captain Heron's troon' ^^ I?7 ° 

now m Edinburgh, and Isobell, Old Church p., d. of John 
A „. „ Anderson, weaver in Lanark H ' J ° " AT 

Adie, Elizabeth ; William Pringle 3 ° Q *£™' I777 

„ Euphan ; Alexander Anderson 28 Feb. 1797 

" Ge o7 e de i c n e d art eller V^ ^^ !?*. P " and Katharine > d. 4 ' ^ 

" Jam of S } T**™}' New J Gra y Fri ^'s p., and Janet, same p " ^ ^ 
of John Sanders, indweller in Edinburgh P a m -,q 

„ James College Kirk p., d. of deceased JaTes Adie, shoemaker " ^ 
m Portsburgh, Edinburgh, and Andrew Clark, 'tailor, same 

„ Jean ; Charles Fergusson 10 Oct. 1794 

" J ° h T n Ah Pri Mu in ° W Gra y friar ' s Kirk p., and Betty, d. to ? ^ I?93 

John Miller, turner in the above p. Y ' ° A 

„ M.ss Katherine; George Hardie IQ £ pn I772 

„ Miss Margaret; David Beatson 21 Oct. 1770 

„ Margaret; Adam Lindsay 3I ~ ct I77 3 

,, (Addie), Marion; William Pirie, merchant *&¥*? I7&4 

Adinston, Miss Lucy; Walter Lothian, merchant JH uly 1? " 

,, Miss Marion ; John Hutchison, merchant 2 f 6 TuTv nil 

Adiston, Robert, upholsterer in College Kirk p., and Anne d to ' 7 ? 4 
Kirk^! rt g ° Ur ' baXtGr ln DySai ^' now ; " New North 

Affleck, Jean ; John Crookes, tailor M \ uly J?6 3 

» Robina; John Baxter, weaver "Jan. 1799 

" Wi d rf aI^T' , Lad> ' YeSter ' S P' and Mari °»- same p.? I? " 

d. of Aithur Buchanan, tenant n the p. of Laswade ,* rw ,*„ 

Agnew, John copper plate and music printer? Old Gray briar's p ' 4 ^ ' 7 " 
Tn n Ed1nb e u n r'o S h ame P '' d ' ° f deceased J ames M'Lellan, sadler 

" Ma I g H r p\ rel S °i J ° hn Agnew ' officer of E ^ise in Dunde? ^ ^ 
and Peter Hendrey, merchant, College Kirk p. % Nov I7g . 

" Mr J Thnf R° C n naW f p ^ £W Klrk P - and Mi ^ S M "* d - S ? 

Mr. Thos. Baillie of Polkemmet, now in Tolbooth Kirk p. 

" Slr ?nd ir d fo L M h rr Bar r Ct ' N V N - C - * and Miss Margaret '^ "^ 
A™ t * w • 1 Th omas Na.smith of Drumblair 2 Aoril 177c 

Agur, John, brickmaker in Glasgow, and Miss Jean, Tron Kirk p" P ?7S 

GotllTYafror ^ B —yne, minister o'tEe 

Aikenhead Ann, d. of Robert Aikenhead, farmer, county of Mearn S 3 ^ ^ 

and Alexander Aitcheson, goldsmith, same p. V % Oct 1776 

" p V , ld ' SUrg ?° n ' and Miss Ann ' d - to deceast Mr. Alexr ?? 

Renald, merchant in Montrose, both in S. E. p. ', Aor I7C „ 

" n 6 ^ 1 ?S° Urer ' ?& f hurch P"' and Margaret, Old Ki rk 5 ? ?S 

AiWm.n % ^ deceased John Murray, farmer at Thurso, Caithness 2 Sent 1 7o; 
Aikman Euthred, journeyman printer in Old Grayfriar's p and 
Jacobma, d. to deceast James Chisholm, smith in Calton 

" GC Kirk n a H ei nf^ eW , N ° rth / T rk P "' a " d Christia "« T ^olh P 1?9S 
Kirk p., d. of the deceased James Manuel, tailor in Tranent 

„ Helen; Hugh Newton, weaver f Apn I7 * 6 

" Jam T e f„I ab0 S er 4- °!r d Gra y friar ' s P-. a "d Janet, same p., d. of" **' * ? ? 
Thomas Moffat, farmer in the parish of Lauder P ' 30 Dec 1799 



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Aikman, Miss Jean, d. to deceased . . . Aikman surgeon in B'ggar 

nowinS.W.p,andAndrewForrest,merchant,nSouthLeith 18 July I75& 

„ John, farmer, College Church p and Elisabeth, same p., d. of 

Tohn Watson, residenter m Mid Calder 2 3 may 179° 

, Ma hew, hairdresserin Tolbooth Kirk p., and Mary, St. Andrew 

Kirk p., d. of deceased James Manuell, tailor in Tranent 27 Apr. 1791 
Ainches. See Inches. , F b I77 g 

Ainslie, Agnes ; George Hdl, merchant *° • ^ g 

;; mITa^o™^^^^ 

" Andrew, soldier in the C. G, and Mary, d. to deceast John 

" Coutts, farmer in the parish of Tow.e, now both m CM ^ ^ 

George, chaise driver in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Isobella, in 
" College Kirk p., d. of deceased Willm. Burnside, chaise 

driver at Leith 3 ^ 6 

„ Isobell, and Thomas Hampson J ■ ' 3 

James, stationer, St. Andrew p., and Miss Agnes, d. of 
" J deceased Andrew Lookup, architect in Jedburgh 11 June i 7 b 7 

lames printer in New North Kirk p., and Anna, d of deceast 
" J John P Moir, indweller in Edinburgh, now in Old Kirk p. . 9 Apr. 1758 
„ James, printer, and Christian, d to John Halden, skinner ,n 
" J Edinburgh both in Old Grayfnar's p 29 Apr. 1704 

Tames coachman in the p. of Laswade, and Janet, d. to 

" J Tas' Yorston, a labouring man in the p. of South Le.th, now 

in Lady Yester Kirk p. D ^ _ g 

„ Janet; William Hastie, flesher " ^ J I 

Tean; John Brydon, wright . J 

Tohn journeyman wright in Trone Kirk p, and Christian, d. to 

" J Jonn Houston, gardener at the Grange in West Kirk p. 11 May 1766 

„ John, land surveyor, Toll Booth Church p., and Christian, d. to 

" J deceased Thomas Caverhill, merchant, Jedburgh 27 Oct. 1776 

Tohn, gunner in the Royal Artilery, New North Church p 
" J and g Janet Murray, College Church p., d. of deceased 

Andw. Murray, plasterer in Edin. « * eD - '*> 

„ Marion; John Maitland, merchant 'r Feb 1800 

„ Marion ; William Thorn 11 Mav I7Q2 

Marv Archibald Lethem, printer 11 may i/y. 

',; MajoV Philip, in the New kirk p., and Miss Elizabeth, d. to the 
" Right Honble. Lord Gray at Grayhouse in Angus 15 Mar. 177- 

Robert, W.S, St. Andrew Church p., and Miss Jean, p of 
" Colington, d. of late Lieut.-Col. James Cunningham of the 



22 Dec. 1798 
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Miss Susana ; 



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John Stevenson, merchant 3* Oct 1773 



„ Miss busana: jonn oicvciiaun, wi^v,"^" j Aj, mt R„rfll 

Thomas smith in Caltoun in South Leith p., and Margt. Burell, 
" reltct of Wm. Davidson, goldsmith in Edinburgh, now 1^ ^ ^ 

Wilham," saddler, and Katharine, d. to deceast Swan (or ;S#een) 
" M'Queen, fewar in Dunse, now both in Tolbooth Kuk p. 11 Apr. 1762 

Aird Zander,' mason in Ladv Yester's Kirk p., and Janet, d. 
Aird * to James Wilson, gardner to Sir Wm. Scot of Ancrum in p 

of Ancrum ,_ Ma l7( -r 

EuDham; George Swan, weaver ~J J 

" John shoemake & r, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Ann same p., d. of 
" J deceased John Farmer, brewer, Water of Le.th 18 Nov. i 79 4 

Aire, James, mariner, St. Giles' p, and Luaa, same p., d. of David 

Marshall, gardner at Leith Walk . ' uu ' J 

Aires Thomas, so dier in the Castle of Edinburgh in the 17th Regt. 
' of Foot, and Christian, d. to John Ferguson porter m Edin- 

burgh, now residing in the Old Grayfnar's Kirk p. 2 Feb. i 7 7- 



1751-1800] Edinburgh Marriage Register. 



Airshman, Anne; John Ballemy, baker 26 Nnv .-Q ft 

Airth, Jean ; David Dick, shoemaker , £ 2? 

Aisdale. See Eisdale. Man I?61 

Aitchison, Agnes; David Anderson, gunner I5 May 1707 

„ Alexander, journeyman baxter in N. E. p., and Mary d to 
deceased James Ranken, wright in Dalkeith, now in 
N- N. K. p. g A 

„ Alexander, sailor, and Dorothea, d. of the deceased Tames 

Johnstone, W.S., both in Old Kirk p. ^o Nov 1774 

„ Alexander, goldsmith, Old Grav Friar's p., and Ann, same p 

d. of Robert Aikenhead, farmer, county of M earns '1 Oct 1776 

„ Andrew, mariner, of Leith, now residing in College Kirk p 
and Jean, same p., d. of deceased William Dixon, farmer 
at Westhouses, county of Mid Lothian IO Oct 170- 

„ Ann; John Pendrich „ Feb ' ^ 

„ Christian; William Alexander, jun., merchant 18 Aue 17S4 

„ Elizabeth ; Robert Noble, shoemaker -»8 Sept mi 

„ Elizabeth; Henry Steel, mason 34 tJJ' 'go 

„ Elizabeth; James Nisbet, plasterer « M * ' 8 

„ Helen; George Laidlaw ^ Nov 1702 

„ Isobel; William Bruce, clerk ,£ £° v 1778 

„ James, britches maker, High Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

Alexander Millar, weaver in Leith 23 Mar. 1786 

„ Janet; David White 2 i Auo . ' 

„ Jean ; Henry Wilson, founder ->6 Oct' I7?c 

„ Jean ; David Peter baker ^ Dec ; , £§§ 

„ Jean ; Robert Charles, baker , ? Nov ,1 

„ Jean ; Henry Tweedney, labourer 30 j une , it 

„ John, merchant in Edinburgh Old Church p., and Janet, same 

p., d. to William Tweedie, farmer at Mussilbrough 12 Nov 177c 

„ John, wright, Lady Yester p., and Mary, same p., d. of William 

Richardson, tailor in Roxburgh j8 Apr 1786 

„ John, weaver in Tolbooth Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 
of deceased John Hunter, weaver in Whittinghame East 
Lothian 2 Tune 17Q-? 

„ Margaret ; Robert Gourlay, weaver ->7 Apr 1760 

,, Margaret; John Hutchison 22 Au V .L^ 

„ Margaret; William Wallace 28 No?! 1762 

„ Margaret; Robert Finlay . i" Dec r/8q 

_ „ Marion; John Buchan ^ A ' ^ 

„ Marion ; James Robertson 17 Aul 1700 

„ Mary; James Gordon 2 g j ur f e /%] 

„ Robert, shipmaster in the New Church p., and Margaret, in 
South Leith p., d. of deceased Andrew Millar, workman at 
Kincardine 2? s t 

„ William, indweller, and Barbara, d. of deceased Alexr. 
Campbell, farmer in the p. of Kilmichall-Glassary, now both 
in N. E. p. OJ jyj 7 _, 

„ William, merchant, New North Church p., and Elizabeth, 
same p., d. of deceased John Nairn, merchant in 
Edinburgh . Dec . I7Q9 

Aitken, Adam, journeyman wright, and Janet, d. to deceast Jas. Tod, 

farmer at Edmonston, now both in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 25 Aug. 1765 
„ Adam, slater, New Grayfriar's p., and Katharine, St. Andrew 

Church p., d. of Alexr. Gibson, smith at Burrowmuirhead 3 Feb 1707 
„ Alexander, tailor, and Ann, d. to deceast Alexr. Cameron, 

painter in Edinburgh, now both in College Kirk p. 6 Dec. 177^ 

„ Alexander, farmer, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary Inglis, same 

p., d. of John Inglis, tailor in Linlithgow 27 Aug. 1784 

„ Alexander, wright, St. Andrew Church p., and Margaret, relict 

of John Mackintosh, late spirit dealer in Edinburgh ' 3 June 1799 



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AitWn Allan tailor in Lady Yester ; s Kirk p., and Elizabeth, d. to 
Aitken, Allan, tailoi^ ^ ^ ^.^ ^^ in Bo , nesS) ^ 

in the above p. 2 <; July 1778 

„ Anne; James Forrest, gardener « Tulv 178Q 

I Anne ; Thomas Malcolm shoemaker *U *y 7^ 
, Ann ; Robert Anderson, stabler 

Archibald, plasterer, College Kirk p., and Hennetta, same p 

d. of John Greive, flesher in Dunbar 20 uec 1790 

" ffij£!S5KKr- Feggje, d. to deceast James ' ' 

" Clark, journeyman wright in Tolbooth Kirk p. . *9 Apr. 1772 

„ Daniel, and Helen, d. of deceast Robert Ham, ton, farmer in 

the p. of Linton, now both in Old Grayfnar's p. » Apr. 1702 

Daniel, carver and guilder, Old Grayfnar's p., and Mary same 
"! p., d. of deceased James Taylor, farmer at K.ppen, Pertly ^ ^ 

David'tailor in Tron Kirk p., and Janet M'Intyre, Tolbooth 
? Kirk p., relict of James Mackay, residenter in Edin-_ ^ ^ 

DavT^abourer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same p., 
" d of deceased Robert Gourly, weaver in Ceres, Fm> ^ ^ 

Elizabeth, relict of Richard Watterston, a brewar's servant in 
" New Grayfriar's Kirk p., and Robert Murdoch, workman ,n ^ ^ 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Plenderleath 25 Oct. 1792 

Frances ; William Young, teacher 1 Aug. ioou 

" George, indweller, and Elizh., d. to deceast Jas. Taylor, hynd 
*" to Lord Sinclair, both in College Kirk p 22 Nov. 1767 

„ George, quarrier, and Elizabeth, d to James Swan, gardener 

at St. Andrews, both in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 28 July 177 

Georee writer in Couper of Fife, and Miss Janet, St. Andrew 
" p g d of Mr. Alexander Ponton, architect in Edinburgh 21 V eb. 1787 

George, printer, College Kirk p., and Crawford Murray, in 
" same p., d. of deceased . . . Murray, late plasterer at 



1790 



■ " • , , ~i_ - t - 21 Jan. 1791 

Helen; John Christie g J 

Helen ; John Dick, wnght * ™w ™ 

Helen ; James Cunningham, ropemaker - June 179/ 

Isobel ; James Aberdour, founder .5 ^ ^/ - 

jffijSSS^* in N. N. K. P and Ann, d. to John 

J Teani of deceased Alexr. Sword, cowfeeder in the W est 

Jam^f^iter^rCol^Kirk p., and Ann, d. to Robert 

J Cuming, farmer in Old Dron in the p. of Dron, now in the ^ ^ 

Jampot and Mary, A to deceased Robert Samuel, tailor 

J in Libberton, now both in Tron Kirk p. I July I7°4 

James, writer in Edinburgh, St- Andrew Kirk p., and Mis 

J Ag'nes, same p d. of deceased Bailie Wlham Berry, *£ ^ 

TameT^son It AnTrew Kirk p., and Margaret, Tolbooth 

J Sk p, S of "deceased John Blair, weaver in Edinburgh 26 Jan. 1795 

James, baker, and Margaret Storie, both in High Church p., d 

J of deceased John Storie, merchant in Edinburgh 23 May 797 

Janet ; John Young, porter « J 'g* 

Janet ; John Shepherd, mason H May 7^ 

Janet: John Shepherd, mason - *'*? I7 °-> 



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Aitken, Janet; William Galloway 4 May 1766 

„ Janet; James Christie 9 May 1773 

„ Janet; Henry Meldrum, wright 3 Mar. 1779 

„ Janet; Robert Foreman, shoemaker 2 Jan. 1800 

„ Jean; Peter Young, staymaker 22 Feb. 1756 

„ Jean; Donald M'Phie, barber • 8 Apr. 1764 

„ Jean; John Smart, baker 24 Oct. 1773 

„ Jean ; Thomas Paterson, maltman 22 Aug. 1797 

„ John, serjeant-major to Lord Charles Hay's regiment, now 
in the Castle of Edinburgh, and Ann Longhorn, d. 
to Andrew Gardner, merchant in Edinburgh, now in 
N. N. K. p. 6 Jan. 1754 

„ John, writer in the New North Kirk p., and Miss Janet, d. to 
deceased Andrew Hunter of Park, writer in Tolbooth 
Kirk p. 24 Mar. 1771 

„ John, printer in Tolbooth Kirk p., and Herriot, in West Kirk 
p., d. of deceased Archibald Black, gardener at Nisbet near 
Dunce 13 Nov. 1774 

„ John, wright, New North Kirk p., and Elizabeth, d. of Andrew 

Gibb, gown keeper in the Parliament House 6 Dec. 1777 

„ John, gentleman's servant, Old Gray Friar's p., and Ellie, same 

p., d. of John Brownlie, smith at Bo'ness 14 May 1784 

„ John, precentor in St. Andrew's Church, High Church p., and 
Prudence Hannan, same p., relict of James Reekie, late 
glazier in Edinburgh 2 Jan. 1786 

„ John, skinner, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Elizabeth, College 

Kirk p., d. of John Whittison, wright in Dundee 12 Nov. 1789 

,, John, writer, Tron Church p., and Miss Emilia Margaret, Old 
Kirk p., d. of deceased Thomas Faichney, printer in Edin- 
burgh 2 Apr. 1796 
„ Katherine; Daniel Macdonald 25 Nov. 1797 
,, Katherine; John Hacker, serjeant-major 10 Oct. 1798 
„ Lillias; Alexander Boak, currier 26 Feb. 1775 
„ Magdalene; James Paton, goldsmith 5 July 1767 
„ Magdalene; Alexander Grant, printer 13 Dec. 1772 
„ Margaret; James White 15 Feb. 1756 
„ Margaret; Archibald Forrestdale, mariner 14 July 1765 
„ Margaret; Andrew Boswell 28 Apr. 1771 
„ Mary; John Hunter, dyer 25 Dec. 1757 
„ Margaret; John Young, merchant 1 Jan. 1775 
„ Margaret; David Smith, baker 14 Jan. 1776 
„ Margaret; James Russel, grocer 13 June 1781 
„ Margaret; Thomas Barnson, merchant 20 Dec. 1781 
„ Margaret; Thomas Nicol, wright 9 May 1794 
„ Marjory; Robert Leighton, merchant 19 Apr. 1790 
,, Marion ; James Somervell 23 Nov. 1791 
„ Mary; John Hunter, dyer 25 Dec. 1757 
„ Mary; William Deas, dyster 29 Mar. 1761 
„ Miss Mary; David Anderson 17 Dec. 1775 
„ Rebecca; Robert Barr, shoemaker 20 Apr. 1791 
„ Richard, gentleman's servant, High Kirk p., and Elizabeth, St. 
Andrew p., d. of Robert Dalgleish, day labourer at Gala- 
shiels 7 Feb. 1786 
„ Robert, couper in the p. of Haddington, and Sarah, d. of 
deceased James Thomson, founder in Canongate, now 
in S. W. p. 14 June 1752 
„ Robert, barber, Old Church p., and Helen, Tolbooth Church 

p., d. of David Lesslie, day labourer in Edinburgh 10 Nov. 1776 

„ Robina; Alexander Wise 1 Mar. 1761 

„ Thomas, wright in College Kirk p., and Kath., d. to John 

Fraser, shoemaker in Old Grayfreir's p. 24 Dec. 1769 



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Aitken, Thomas, mariner, New Gray Friar's p., and Katharine, same 

p., d. of deceased Robert Muir, mason in Edinburgh _ 12 July 1785 
„ Thomas, merchant, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Sarah, Tron Kirk 

p., d. of deceased Alexr. Walker, brewer in Edinburgh 30 May 1789 
„ Violet; Thomas Smail, wright 5 Aug. 1790 

„ Walter, travelling merchant, Tron Kirk p., and Katharine, same 

p., d. of Alexr. Sheppard, farmer at Kirkcaldy 17 July '79 2 

„ William, indweller, and Agnes, d. of deceased Wm. Thomson, 

tailor, burges in Edinburgh, now both in N. E. p. 21 Jan. 1753 

„ William, smith in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Rachel, d. to 
deceased Walter Cameron, merchant in Glasgow, now in 
Old Grayfriar's Kirk p. 25 Oct. 1761 

„ William, wright in Tron Kirk p., and Katharine, d. to Patrick 
Cuninghame, wright in Edinburgh, now in Tolbooth 
Kirk p. 15 July 1764 

„ William, merchant in Old Kirk p., and Jean, in Old Grayfner's 

p., d. of deceased John Carmichael, merchant in Lanark 5 June 1768 
„ William, merchant in New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, Tron 
Kirk p., d. of deceased William Brownlie, porter in 
Edinburgh 28 Aug. 1790 

Aitkenhead, Janet, Lady Yester's p., d. of Robert Aitkenhead, porter 
in Edinburgh, and Peter Thomson, mason, Lady Yester's p. 

25 Apr. 1787 
„ Jasper, merchant, and Anne, d. of deceast John Fergusson, 
wright in Cirris (Ceres), now both in the New Grayfreir's p. 

11 Sept. 1757 
„ Miss Katharine; Gilbert Neilson, mason 20 Nov. 1763 

Aitkens, James, printer, Lady Yester's p., and Elizabeth, New Gray 

Friar's p., d. of James Miller, weaver in Roxburghshire 15 Jan. 1784 
Aitkinson, Margaret; John Charlton, clock and watch maker 20 Mar. 1792 

„ Thomas, mariner, Lady Yester's p., and Mary, same p., 

d. of John Wilson, brewer in Dalkeith 26 Jan.- 1799 

„ William, smith, Lady Yester's p., and Isobel, Old Kirk p., 

d. of deceased David Bell, brewer in Leith 21 July 1796 

Aitman, Euphrid, printer in Old Grayfreir's Kirk p., and Jacobina, d. 
of deceast Charles Chizhom, weaver in Glasgow, now in 
Tron Kirk p. 27 Nov. 1768 and 20 May 1770 

Aiton, Helen; Thomas Shaw, upholsterer 2 Oct. 1763 

„ James, weaver, High Church p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

William Cumming, deceased, residenter in Kirkcaldy 11 Mar. 1795 
„ John, mason in the New Kirk p., and Katharine, in the Canon- 
gate p., d. of deceased George Dobie, brewer in Edinburgh 

6 Nov. 1774 
„ Margaret; John Stark, tobaconist 14 Nov. 1788 

Alder, Miss Jean ; David Hume, advocate 24 Feb. 1785 

Alderson, Edward, merchant, New Kirk p., and Miss Janet, p. of 
St. Giles, d. of deceased Adam Stodart, farmer, Covington 

29 Sept. 1780 
Aldrige, Robert, dancing master in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Miss 
Maria, same p., d. of deceased Samuel Lee, late music seller 
in Dublin 26 Jan. 1793 

Aldston, Susanna; James Eason 5 Au &- l 7S3 

Aldwell, Dr. Samuel, in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Miss Emeha 
Alexis, d. of deceast Capt. Calender in the East India Com- 
pany, now in Old Grayfrier's p. 12 Jan. 1766 
Alexander, Agnes; John M'Millan, flesher 31 Mar. 1765 
,, Alexander, a gentleman's servant, and Janet, d. to deceast 
James Bruce, weaver in Elie, now both in Lady Yester's 
Kirk p. I2 Ma y *77l 
Alexr., St. Andrew Church p., and Miss Grace, same p., d. of 

deceased Angus M'Alister of Loup 25 Oct. 1800 



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Alexander, Andrew, shoemaker, Tron Kirk p., and Helen Morrison, 
same p., relict of Robert Goodwillie, late shoemaker in 
Edinburgh 21 Nov. 1783 

„ Ann; William Small, tailor 6 Nov. 1768 

„ Anne; David Paton, glover 20 May 1770 

„ Anne; William Richardson, wright 28 July 1787 

„ Boyd, High Kirk p., and Miss Camilla, same p., d. of Boyd 

Porterfield of Porterfield, county of Renfrew 23 Mar. 1785 

,, David, shoemaker, Edinburgh p., and Margaret, Old Church 

p., d. of John Dunnet, tailor, Calton io Nov. 1776 

„ David, shoemaker, and Johanah, both in Tolboth Church p., 
d. of deceased W T illiam Niven, late weaver at Slatefoord, 
near Edinburgh 12 Jan. 1798 

„ Elizabeth; John Robertson, flesher 19 Nov. 1769 

„ Elizabeth ; Charles Hutcheson 18 May 1779 

„ Esther; Thomas Martin, mariner 27 Nov. 1783 

„ Giles; Patrick Anderson 11 Feb. 1759 

„ Grissel; James Williamson, poultryman 12 June 1782 

„ Helen; Alexander M'Condachie, printer 8 Apr. 1790 

„ Helen; Hugh M'Connell, baker 24 Feb. 1796 

,, Henry, mason, College Kirk p., and Anne, same p., d. of Colin 

Mathew, schoolmaster at Auchtertyre, county of Perth 20 Jan. 1787 
„ Henry, plaisterer, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Elizabeth, New Gray 
Friar's p., d. of James M'Leish, gardener at the West Kirk, 
Edinburgh 13 Nov. 1787 

„ Home; Colin Macfarlane, vintner 20 Mar. 1793 

„ Hugh, journeyman wright, and Ann, d. to deceast John 

M'Kenzie, water bearer, both in Old Kirk p. 27 Mar. 1763 

„ Hugh, journeyman wright in New Kirk p., and Mary, d. to 
George Drummond, sailor in North Leith, now in New 
North Kirk p. 24 Dec. 1769 

„ Hugh, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Isobel, 
same p., d. of deceased Thomas Brown, flesher in Edin- 
burgh 8 Aug. 1789 
„ Isabella; Sir George Chalmers 29 May 1768 
„ Isobel; James George 10 May 1772 
„ James, merchant in Alloa, and Lucia, d. of deceased James 

Ravenscroft of Foulpark, in the N. W.-p. 11 Aug. 1754 

„ James, coach maker, and Jack, d. of deceased James Cuthbert- 

son, sclater, burges in Edinburgh, both in New K. p. 6 July 1755 

„ James, student of physick in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and 
Elisabeth Anderson of Elrich Hall, both in Lady Yester's 
Kirk p. 3 Nov. 1771 

„ James, merchant's clerk, College Kirk p., and Isobella, same 

p., d. of Andrew Balfour, indweller in Bristo 8 Jan. 1780 

„ James, stocking maker, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. of deceased John Schirreff, farmer, Falkirk 4 Oct. 1781 

„ James,surgeon in Greenlaw, now in College Kirk p., and Christian, 
Old Gray Friar's p., d of deceased Bailie David Mitchell, 
late of Midcalder 6 Aug. 1790 

„ James, wright in College Kirk p., and Margaret, Tolbooth Kirk 
p., d. of deceased Alexr. Steel, labourer at Carstairs, Lanark- 
shire ' 19 Sept. 1791 
„ James, mariner in College Kirk p., and Margaret in Tron Kirk 

p., d. of deceased James Gibson, shoemaker in Edinburgh 28 Sept. 1791 
„ James, day labourer, Tron Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

Walter Innes, residenter in Edinburgh 11 May 1793 

„ James, weaver, New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

James Glen, tanner at Inverkeithing, Fifeshire 25 Oct. 1794 

„ Janet; James Whitehead, wright 23 Mar. 1755 

„ Janet; Charles Martin . 19 Aug. 1770 



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Alexander, Janet; Alexander Young 20 Oct. 1778 

„ Janet; William Kay 23 Apr. 1790 

„ Jean ; Charles Walker 6 Jan. 1771 

„ Jean; George Alexander, carrier 12 May 1771 

„ John, indweller, servant to Lady M'Kenzie, and Margaret 

Fergusson, servant to the said lady, both in N. E. p. 6 Oct. 1754 

„ John, mariner in the New Kirk p., and Elisabeth, d. of deceast 
James Sutherland, factor to the Earl of Sutherland, in the 

New Kirk p. 19 Dec. 1756 

„ John, weaver in Portsburgh, and Elizabeth, d. to John Brymer, 

late schoolmaster in Kirkcaldy, in Tolbooth Kirk p. 2 Aug. 1761 

„ John, gentleman's servant in Old Grayfreir's p., and Helen, in 

Lady Yester's Kirk p., d. to deceast Wm. Gray, flesher in 

Kirkcaldy 3 Feb. 1765 

,, John, cooper, Tron Kirk p., and Christian, College Kirk p., d. 

of deceased Alexr. Halden, cooper in Leith 9 Apr". 1782 

„ John, labourer, Tolbooth Church p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

John Paterson, labourer in p. of Whittinghame (say 

Drumelzeer) 30 May 1800 

„ Katherine; James Parland, merchant 24 May 1767 

,, Katherine; James Chalmers, slater 13 Jan. 1785 

„ Katherine; James Calder, baker 12 May 1788 

,, Katherine; John Fairbairn, merchant 23 July 1789 

„ Margaret; William Kinniewie, writer 24 Sept. 1775 

„ Margaret; William M'Intosh 29 Dec. 1783 

„ Margaret; William Rule 28 May 1785 

„ Margaret; James Tait, bookbinder 26 June 1788 

„ Margaret; John Gowans, papermaker 8 Dec. 1792 

„ Margaret; John Henderson 24 Oct. 1794 

„ Margaret; John Macdonald 6 Jan. 1797 

„ Margaret; William Burns 15 Apr. 1800 

„ Mary; George Porgivie 14 Dec. 1755 

,, Mary; Nicolas Kerr, musician 7 Dec. 1766 

„ Mary; George Mitchell, shoemaker 4 Nov. 1770 

„ Mary; Andrew Walker, waiter 2 Nov. 1 781 

„ Peter, smith, Old Gray Friar's p., and Helen, St. Giles' p., d. of 

George Lindsay, day laborer in Haddington 21 May 1784 

„ Robert, wright, and Mary, d. to deceast John Duncan, 

merchant in Moffat, both in Tron Kirk p. 27 Oct. 1765 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew Kirk p., and 

Margaret, College Kirk p., d. of deceased Donald M'Intosh, 

shoemaker in Edinburgh 30 Nov. 1791 

„ Samuel, wigmaker in Leith, and Isobel, New Grayfriar's p., d. 

of James Anderson, weaver in Edinburgh 20 May 1779 

„ Susan, p. of Edinburgh, d. of Andrew Alexander, day laborer 

in p. of Bingry, and Donald M'Gregor, day laborer, p. of 

Edinburgh 24 Nov. 1776 

,, Thomas, officer in Excise, and Janet, d. of deceased George 

Porteous, officer of Excise, both in S. W. p. 11 Apr. 1756 

,, William, jun., merchant in Edinburgh in N. N. K. p., and Miss 

Christian, d. to John Aitchison of Rochsolloch 18 Aug. 1754 

„ William, wright, and Marrion, d. to George Peacebek, wright 

in Old Grayfriar's p., both in the Tron Kirk p. 20 May 1759 

„ William, and Alexandra, d. to Alexr. Hodge, farmer in p. of 

Pennicuck, both in College Kirk p. 29 July 1764 

„ William, tailor, and Isobel, d. to David Anderson, tailor in 

Canongate, both in College Kirk p. 6 Jan. 1765 

„ William, surgeon in College Kirk p., and Eliz., d. to Willm. 

Thomson, Stoke, both in College Kirk p. 28 Dec. 1766 

„ William, wright, Lady Yester's Church p., and Jean, College 

Church p., d. to John Grant, invalid in Edinburgh 15 Oct. 1775 



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Alexander, William, mason, St. Andrew Church p., and Elisabeth, 
Tolbooth Church p., d. of deceased Jas. Petrie, late brewer 
at Water of Leith by Edinburgh 1 June 1797 

Alice, Helen; John Paterson, mason 12 Oct. 1795 

„ See Ellis. 
Alison, Andrew, merchant in S. E. p., and Miss Margt., d. to Arch- 
bald Hart, merchant in Edinburgh in N. E. p. 18 Aug. 1754 
„ Miss Charlotte; John Dickson, W.S. 28 Aug. 1790 
„ David, tailor, and Janet, d. to deceast John Campbell, cook, 

both in Lady Yester's Kirk p. n May 1760 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Morris, shoemaker 9 Dec. 1780 

„ Elizabeth; John Christie, corkcutter 1 Apr. 1790 

„ Janet; Simon Baillie of Rosehall 1 May 1788 

„ Jean; Hugh Nimmo, basket maker 9 Jan. 1774 

„ John, journeyman baxter, and Ann, d. of deceased Walter 
Stevenson, farmer in Whitefeild in p. of Lintoun, both in 
N. W. p. 6 May 1753 

„ Lillias; Alexander Robertson 29 May 1768 

„ Margaret; Donald Buchanan 15 Aug. 1765 

„ Margaret; James Milton, cabinetmaker 23 Mar. 1778 

„ Marion; George Sandy, writer 13 Oct. 1765 

„ Mary; John Dick, upholsterer 14 Nov. 1762 

„ Miss Mary; Rev. Thomas Taylor 27 Dec. 1800 

„ Robert, merchant in Port Glasgow, and Margaret, d. to 
Edward Young, supervisor of Excise at Paisley, in 
N. W. p. 21 Apr. 1751 

„ Robert, bookbinder, High Kirk p., and Katharine, same 
p., d. of Alexr. Deans, wright in Charles Street, Edin- 
burgh 20 June 1789 
„ Robert, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Isobel Reid, 
same p., d. of Robert Reid, weaver at Toryburn, 
Fifeshire 14 Dec. 1792 
„ Thomas, plasterer, Old Kirk p., and Anne, same p., 
d. of deceased Thomas Russell, day laborer at Dal- 
keith 4 June 1785 
Allan, Agnes; Thomas Harvie, mason 20 Nov. 1768 
„ Agnes; Archibald Campbell, merchant 25 Jan. 1785 
„ Agnes; Robert Marshall, grocer 29 May 1786 
„ Miss Agnes; Robert Dick, writer 1 June 1789 
„ Miss Agnes; George Ranken, E.I.C.S. 18 Mar. 1799 
„ Alexander, day laborer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Christian, 
same p., d. of John Allan, day laborer at Aber- 
corne 27 May 1784 
„ Alexander, merchant, Old Kirk p., and Miss Anne, same p., d. 

of Mr. Thomas Losh, merchant in Carlyle u Oct. 1787 

,, Alison; John Wilson, gardner 28 Oct. 1759 

„ Andrew, staymaker, p. of Moravenside, Stirlingshire, and 
Catharine, Tolbooth Kirk p., d. of deceased John Hay, 
farmer at Bathgate 21 Oct. 1793 

„ Ann; William Irvine 21 Jan. 1759 

„ Ann; George Hislop 3 June 1759 

„ Ann; William Welch, teacher 8 Nov. 1794 

,, Beatrix; Thomas Allan, merchant 3 Aug. 1777 

„ Mrs. Catherine; John Mackinlay, merchant 1 Aug. 1787 

„ Charles, bookbinder, Old Kirk p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

Alexander Greive, bookbinder in Edinburgh 24 July 1794 

„ Charolata; George Craigie, shoemaker 7 June 1752 

„ Christian ; Alexander Allan 27 May 1784 

„ Christian; John M'Bain 16 May 1787 

„ Christian; Duncan M'Phie 6 Aug. 1792 

„ Christian; Robert Hopper 31 Oct. 1799 



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Allan, David, plumber, Old Gray Friar's p., and Anne, Tron Kirk P-, 

d. of James Rankine, wright in Edinburgh 12 t et>. 1704 

David, limner, Tron Kirk p., and Miss Shirley, High Kirk p., 
d. of Mr. Thomas Welsh, gentleman residing in Edinburgh 

28 Oct. 1700 

„ David, smith in Tron Kirk p., and Margaret, in same p., d. of 
deceased John Henderson, day labourer in Pitenweem, *ite 

28 Oct. 1790 

David, teacher in High Kirk p., and Christian, in Old 
Grav Friar's p., d. of Charles Duff, innkeeper at Greigs- 
haugh ^ u . 23 Jan. 1792 

David, writer, and Sophia, both in St. Andrew Church p., d. ot 

Robert Johnston, residenter 2 Sept. 1797 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Miller, mason ^ ^t' ^ll 

Elizabeth ; John Forbes 26 Feb. 769 

Elizabeth ; James Pedie, merchant 27 May 178^ 

Elizabeth ; John Hardie 20 Aug. 1788 

Elizabeth; Alexander Thomson, gardener 5 £- pr " 794 

" Elizabeth; Philip Wagner 8 Nov. 1794 

„ Eupham; George Dunsmure, merchant bjan. 1751 

Francis, wright, College Kirk p., and Isobell, Tron Kirk p., d. 

of Patrick Skeoch, indweller at Portmoak 4 May 1778 

George carter, New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. 
of deceased Peter Veitch, day labourer at Tranent, county 
of Haddington 18 May 1785 

George wright in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Agnes, same p., a. 

of Robert Kilgour, wright at Kirkcaldy 26 Nov. 1792 

„ Grissel ; James Williamson, weaver a Aug. 1707 

, Helen; John Robertson, bookseller 25 Dec. 170^ 

Helen ; George Kelley, weaver 9 Feb 798 

Helen; Archibald Scott, student of medicine 26 Uct. 1799 

" Henry, journeyman baxter in College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, 

d. to deceast Pat. Scrogie, gardner at Dnlaw, in Old Kirk 

28 Oct. 1759 

„ Isabella; Thomas Landels » Sept. 1799 

Isobel ; William Stewart 3° Apr. 758 

Isobel; James Sime, jun., writer 24 Oct. 7&2 

Isobell; Robert Suter '7 Jun e o 

Isobell; William Stevenson, wright 3 1 J an - J 773 

: Isobell George Henry « Aog .779 

Isobel; Jardine Johnston * lOci .783 

„ Isobel; Robert Murray .^ Nov. 1798 

Tames burgess, indweller in S. S. E. p., and Isobel, d. of 

" Alexr. Rainie, wright in Portsburgh, now in S. E. p. 17 June i 7 53 

Tames, servant to James Sherer, barber and wigmaker in 

N K. p , and Ann, d. of deceased James M'Ewen, barber 

and wigmaker in Edinburgh, in S. W. p. 16 Dec. 1753 

Tames, brewer, burgess in New Grayfreir's p., and Miss Gifford 

d of Nicoll Somerville, painter, in New Kirk p., Edinburgh 

22 Jan. 1769 

Tames, weaver, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 
" Tohn Pringle, shoemaker in Edinburgh 14 Jan. 179° 

Tames, wright, New North Kirk p, and Catharine, 
" sanie p d. of Walter Turnbull, carrier at Belshes, near 

Hawick 4 Oct. 1794 

Tames of the Royal Artillery, Tolbooth Church p., and Mary, 
" same p., d. of John Smith, plasterer in Edinburgh 20 Feb. i 7 99 

Tames, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew Church p., and Agnes, 
" same p., d. of James Brown, wright in Dunbar 22 Apr 1799 

„ Janet; James Anderson, quarner ^ Nov till 

„ Janet ; Thomas Bowie, baxter 20 Nov - x 752 



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Allan, Janet; Alexander Gray u Mar lj6 

» Janet; John Petrie, printer 2? Nov [ ^ 

„ Jane ; James Watterston, baxter 2I M / 6 

„ Janet; Alexander Bowie, ropemaker 14 Apr I78c 

„ Janet; John Carment, teacher Z Ian i-qi 

„ Janet; Andrew Hislop, mason 25 j uly l8 ^ 

„ Jean; Alexander Drummond, teacher ->■> a™- neR 

„ Jean; William Hogg, labourer \\ ^ \ 7S * 

„ Jean; Andrew Hutton, labourer 18 Au<*' 1701 

„ John, journeyman baxter in the Tolbooth Kirk p., and & 
Elisabeth, d. of deceast Alexander Ritchie, workman in the 
Queensferry, in the Old Kirk p. "M Oct I7;6 

„ John, journeyman wright in New Grayfrier's p., and Helen 
d. to James Scot, thatcher in Hawick (Hawk), now in 
New North Kirk p. r To n ,„,, 

t 1 u • j , T ■? Jan. 1766 

„ John, hairdresser, and Janet, d. of deceast John Robertson" 

farmer at Borthwickhall, both in Tron Kirk p. 5 Nov 1760 

„ John, depute clerk to the Widows' Fund, in Old Grayfrier's p 
and Anne, in Colledge Kirk p., d. of deceast Robert 
Ormiston, indweller in Edinburgh 23 jy[ ay I77 , 

„ Rev. John, minister in Edinburgh, College Kirk p., and Miss 
Jean, New North Kirk p., d. of deceased George Turnbull, 

t„v. I 1 ^ 11 ,^- , 14 June 1780 

„ John, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

Andrew Berwick, day laborer at St. Andrews 4 Oct 178; 

„ John, mariner, St. Andrew p., and Barbara, same p., d. of John ' 

Henderson, blacksmith, foot of Leith Walk 13 Dec 1781; 

„ John, shoemaker, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., d. 

of William Smellie, inkeeper at Loanhead, county' of 

Edinburgh Mar g 

„ John, shoemaker, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Elisabeth, 

same p., d. of deceased Andrew Anderson, weaver at Kirk- 

t L^f y ♦ » * , 2 ° N ov. 1793 

„ John, farmer at Paradykes, now in New Grayfriar's p., and 

Miss Sarah, same p., d. of John Finnie, farmer at Bow- 

bridge, near Edinburgh 26 A 6 
„ John, tailor, High Church p., and Elisabeth, same p d of 

David Birrell, mariner, Kinghorn x c Oct 1708 
„ John, wright, St. Andrew Church p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

James Hamilton, painter in Cannongate -76 Dec 1700 
„ Joseph, soldier in Colonel Reid's regiment, Old Grayfriar's p" 

and Helen, New North Kirk p., d. of deceased . . .' Smeton 

day labourer 8 Feb. 1780 
„ Lewis, writer, St. Giles' p., and Hope, New Grayfriar's p , d of 

deceased Peter Spalding, jeweller in Edinburgh ' ^4 Sent 178- 

„ Margaret; John Maugham 4 Dec W7 

„ Margaret; Andrew Chalmers, wright j Mav 176- 

„ Margaret; Andrew Bradie 17 Tulv 1768 

„ Margaret; John M'Figgens, mariner n j( u J 1776 

„ Margaret; Archibald Amos, flesher r Oct' 1776 

„ Margaret; Archibald Macdonald, sergeant 7 T an ' I?7Q 

„ Margaret; James Farquharson, painter I4 Nov 1780 

„ Margaret; John Henley 9 Feb' 1781 

„ Margaret ; Andrew Thomson, wright 26 Oct 1782 

„ Margaret; John Smith, barber 10 Apr 1784 

„ Margaret; Alexander Comb, shipmaster 23 Ian 1786 

„ Margaret; Adam Lamb, wright 18 Dec 1787 

„ Margaret; James Robertson, mariner I4 Dec 1701 

„ Margaret ; Robert Dott, reedmaker ->3 Nov 1708 

„ Margaret; Duncan Campbell, soldier i X Mar 170Q 

„ Mary; Robert Wilson 11 Oct' 1767 



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Allan, Michael, baxter in Old Grayfrier's p., and Jean, d. to Andw. 
Chalmers, servant to the Earl of Strathmore, now in Trone 
Kirk p. 26 Oct. 1766 

„ Robert, shoemaker in the New North Kirk p., and Margaret, 
d. to William Hogg, farmer in the Merce, now in the New 
Grayfreir's Kirk p. 15 Oct. 1758 

„ Robert, merchant in the New Grayfrier's Church p., and Miss 
Margaret, in College Church p., d. of John Learmonth, late 
Dean of Gild of Edinburgh 18 Oct. 1772 

„ Robert, groom, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased John Jameson, carter, Edinburgh 14 Aug. 1780 

„ Sarah; Hugh Ross, tailor 14 Dec. 1787 

„ Thomas, merchant and baker, St. Giles' p., and Beatrix, d. of 

William Allan, merchant 3 Aug. 1777 

„ Thomas, bookbinder, New North Kirk p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of Samuel Campbell, bookbinder in Edinburgh 13 May 1780 

„ William, wright, and Anne, d. to deceast John Langlands, 

masson in Cannongate, both in College Kirk p. 25 Mar. 1770 

„ William, teacher, in the Tolbooth Kirk p., and Ann, in said 

p., d. of deceased John Young of Newhall 22 Mar. 1772 

The above was an imposition by Allan, who told a 
manifest falsehood ; it occasioned a law suit, wherein Allan 
was cast. Marriage was not solemnized. 

„ William, gentleman's servant, and Mary, d. of John Cram, 

gardener at Castlestead 2 Jan. 1778 

„ William, gardener to Mr. Cosser, and Helen, d. of John 

Sinclair, potter, p. of Prestonpans 12 Aug. 1778 

„ William, hostler, College Kirk p., and Minnia, Old Kirk p., d. 
of deceased William Hainburgh, late sergeant in the 
nth regiment foot 1 Dec. 1785 

„ William, publican, New Gray Friar's p., and Sally, same p., d. 

of deceased John Gardner, vintner in Falkirk 29 June 1787 

„ William, gardner in College Kirk p., and Mary, Old Gray- 
friar's p., d. of deceased William Erskine, brewer at 
Prestonpans, East Lothian 22 Oct. 1792 

„ William, mariner, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of Alexr. Forsyth, farmer at Haddington 4 Apr. 1793 

„ William, of the Court of Exchequer, St. Andrew Kirk p., and 
Marion, same p., d. of deceased John Malcolm, cooper 
in Dalkeith 21 May 1794 

„ William, baker, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased David Pearson, bleacher at Markinch, Fyffe 2 Nov. 1795 

„ William, mariner of Bo'ness, now in Old Grayfriar's Church p., 
and Helen, same p., d. of deceased William Halliday, 
mariner at Bo'ness 30 July 1796 

„ See also Allen. 
Allardice, Alexander, journeyman painter in N. W. p., and Barbara, 
d. of deceased George Ross, farmer in Bamffshire, now in 
N. K. p. 16 June 1754 

„ Bethia; William Longmure, writer 21 Nov. 1756 

„ Bethia Hay; Alexander Murcar 2 Jan. 1786 

„ Margaret: Magnus Swanston 12 Feb. 1769 

Allaster, William, writer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Marion, High Church 

p., d. of deceased Robert Young, merchant, Dalkeith 13 Apr. 1797 

„ William, writer's clerk, St. Andrew Church p., and Marion, 
High Church p., d. of deceased Robert Young, merchant in 
Dalkeith 20 May 1800 

Allen, Agnes; James Brown, shoemaker 7 Aug. 1763 

,, Agnes; William Turnbull, weaver 13 Aug. 1775 

„ Margaret ; William Clarkson, barber 29 Oct. 1775 

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Allinson, John, coal master in Bo'ness, now in the New Grayfriar's 
p., and Frances, d. to John Beaumont of West Denton, 
now in College Kirk p. 16 Aug. 1772 

Allison, Adam, mariner, Tron Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

James Haig, mason in Dumfermline 19 May 1784 

„ John, baker, New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of James Thomson, indweller at Lauder 30 Apr. 1783 

Allwood, Thomas, merchant, Lady Yester's p., and Elisabeth, 
College Kirk p., d. of Robert King, mason at Mussel- 
burgh 23 May 1796 
Alston, Gavin, printer in New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, d. to John 

Barclay, merchant in Old Grayfriar's p. 17 Apr. 1763 

,, Gavin, printer, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Strickland Crockat, relict 

of . . . Ramsay, late merchant in Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1779 

„ George, merchant in Glasgow, and Miss Patrick, d. of 
deceased Mr. Patrick Craigie, merchant in Edinburgh, in 
the Old Grayfriar's Kirk p. 7 June 1772 

„ Jean ; Ebenezer Goodsman, painter, Old Kirk p. 9 July 1795 

„ John, watchmaker in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Jean, same p., 
d. of John Hodgeson, farmer in the p. of Watten and 
county of Caithness 10 July 1792 

„ Miss Robina; Alexander Birnie of Broomhill 6 Jan. 1754 

Alves, Andrew, soldier in the 80th regiment, College Kirk p., and 

Jean, same p., d. of James Grant, chairman 9 June 1778 

„ Miss Ann; William Arbuthnot 12 Sept. 1800 

„ Giles; John Mcffat, shoemaker 28 Aug. 1763 

„ Miss Helen ; George Inglis 23 July 1798 

„ Miss Jane; Walter Foggo Ireland, student 20 July 1795 

., John, chamberlain to the Duke of Buchlew, now in Old 
Church p., and Miss Janet, d. to Mr. John M'Phearson, 
musick master, same p. 1 Oct. 1775 

„ Katherine ; William Watson, cabinetmaker 28 Apr. 1780 

„ Miss M'Dougall; James Hogg, farmer 7 July 1765 

„ Margaret; James Thomson, ropemaker 29 May 1798 

Alvis, Bassil, Fort Major in the Castle of Edinburgh, and Miss 
Eliz., d. to Mr. Martin Ecclis, surgeon in Edinburgh, now 
in Old Kirk p. 15 Feb. 1767 

Ambrose, John, porter, Lady Yester's p., and Isobel, New Kirk p., 

d. of deceased Malcom Reid, shoemaker 20 May 1780 

Amos, Archibald, flesher, New Church p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. to Jno. Allan, barber in Dumfermling 13 Oct. 1776 

,, Christian; James Malcom, tailor 12 Apr. 1788 

,, George, wright, Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Anne, College 
Kirk p., d. of deceased Ralph Elliot, whipmaker in Mussle- 
burgh 29 Feb. 1788 

„ George, baker in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

William Cook, smith at Cumbernigh, Belfast, Ireland 18 Aug. 1792 
., George, corporal in the 25th regiment, New Grayfriar's p., and 
Jean, same p., d. of David Penman, residenter at the Water 
of Leith 1 May 1793 

„ Grisel ; Thomas Glover, labourer 2 June 1797 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Anne, 
same p., d. of William Dudgeon, day labourer in Long- 
niddery, East Lothian 20 Dec. 1791 

„ Thomas, wright in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Helen, in Tron 
Kirk p., d. of Willm. Brodie, wright at Upper Keith, in p. 
of Humbie 17 Oct. 1791 

Anderson, Adam, tin plate worker in Tron Kirk p., and Jean, in 
College Kirk p., d. of Robert Hill, merchant in Edinburgh 

12 Aug. 1791 
„ Agnes: Thomas Kaimberly, soldier 25 Feb. 1753 

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Anderson, Agnes; Robert Barclay, brewer 25 Mar. 1764 

„ Agnes ; James Jeinells, flesher 12 June 1767 

„ Agnes; Thomas Meikle, miller 6 July 1777 

„ Agnes; William Macdonald 17 Juty I7&7 

„ Alexander, journeyman weaver in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and 

Janet, d. to Hugh Ross, merchant, now in Old Kirk p. 25 Feb. 1759 
„ Alexander, fishhook maker in College Kirk p., and Euphan, 

d. to Mathew Adie, fishhook maker in Canongate 4 Oct. 1761 

„ Alexander, farmer in Badenoch, and Margt., d. to Donald 

M'Pherson, farmer in p. of Laggan, now in Tolbooth Kirk p. 

18 Nov. 1764 
,, Alexander, journeyman wright in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and 

Isobell, d. to Jas. Wemyss, farmer at Wemyss, now in 

College Kirk p. 29 Nov. 1767 

„ Alexander, chairman in New Kirk p., and Mary, in Lady 

Yester's Kirk p., d. to Wm. Callander, gentleman's servant, 

presently in Virginia 8 Aug. 1773 

„ Alexander, gardener, and Mary, the parties now in Edinburgh, 

d. of John Wright, gardener at Leith 11 May 1777 

„ Alexander, of London, merchant, and Miss Mary, youngest d. 

of Rodger Hog of Kirkliston 19 Sept. 1783 

„ Alexander, printer, New North Kirk p., and Christian, College 

Kirk p., d. of John Millar, day labourer in Edinburgh 3 Dec. 1783 

„ Alexander, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of deceased John Kid, farmer in Kirkliston 22 Nov. 1798 

„ Alison; Peter Field, wright 5 Nov. 1787 

„ Andrew, residenter in S. S. E. p., and Margt., d. to deceased 

Lewis M'Vey, farmer in Morgill in South Wells, now in 

S. K. p. 29 Aug. 1756 

„ Andrew, soldier in the 8th regiment of Scotch Militia, Lady 

Yester's p., and Dorothy, same p., d. of Adam Porteous, 

carter in Musselburgh 2 July 1800 

„ Ann; John Dougall, tailor 15 Oct. 1752 

„ Ann; Thomas Murray, workman 15 Feb. 1756 

„ Ann; William Dobie, mariner 10 July 1774 

„ Ann; John Anderson, mason 10 Aug. 1777 

„ Anne; James Reid, baker 19 Feb. 1780 

„ Ann; Daniel Sutherland 24 May 1782 

„ Ann ; Robert Meik, stocking maker 14 Feb. 1783 

„ Anne; John Ross 5 Dec. 1783 

„ Ann; William Davidson, hatter 4 Nov. 1784 

„ Ann; John Melvel, blacksmith 18 Apr. 1786 

„ Ann; James Campbell 9 June 1787 

„ Ann; James Drummond, weaver 2 Aug. 1796 

„ Ann; Rev. David Lamont 20 July 1799 

„ Barbara; Duncan Nish 3 Sept. 1762 

„ Catherine; James Henderson, gardener 27 Feb. 1786 

„ Catherine; Robert Davidson, advocate 3 July 1794 

„ Charles, merchant in Trone Kirk p., and Barba., d. to John 

Smith, dyer in Haddington, now in New Kirk p. 24 May 1767 

„ Charles, wright, New North Kirk p., and Elizabeth, Old Gray 

Friar's p., d. of George Rollo, mariner in Dundee 10 Aug. 1782 

„ Charles, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Miss Magdalen, 

College Church p., d. of deceased Hugh Morrison of the 

Excise, Edinburgh 11 Mar. 1800 

„ Charlotte; William Gray, mason 24 May 1772 

„ Charlotte ; John Young, baker 30 Mar. 1786 

„ Charlotte; Nicol Sinclair, merchant 21 Jan. 1795 

„ Christian; James Buchanan 11 Mar. 1753 

„ Christian; Gilbert Chisholm of Stirches 10 July 1768 

„ Christian ; Stewart Mansfield, merchant 30 Oct. 1780 



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Anderson, Christian; James Steedman, sailor 2 July 

„ Clementina; John Fretts 14 Mar. 

„ Clementine ; John Graham, jeweller 15 Oct. 

„ Cochran; John Greenhill, mason 12 May 

„ Daniel, shoemaker in S. K. p., and Kath., relict of John Ander- 
son, journeyman baker in Edinburgh, now in S. S. E. p. 22 June 

„ Daniel, porter, and Janet, d. to deceased Patrick M'Intosh, 
farmer in the p. of Capeth, in the shire of Perth, now both 
in the Old Kirk p. 16 Oct. 

„ Daniel, clerk to a brewerie, and Mary, d. to George Berrill, 

dyster, p. of Portmoak, both in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 15 July 

„ Daniel, tea and spirit dealer in New Gray Friar's p., and 
Kathrine, St. Andrew Kirk p., d. of Thos. Moffat, forrester 
to Mr. Hepburn of Humbie, East Lothian 1 Aug. 1792 

„ David, tailor in the Canongate, and Jean, d. of deceased 
George Ronaldson, tenent at Longnidry, p. of Gladsmure, 
now in N. W. p. 10 June 

„ David, cloather in Dunfermline, and Margt., d. to deceased John 

Litster, merchant in Eyemouth, now in Tron Kirk p. 16 May 

„ David, brewer's servant in Old Grayfreir's p., and Ann, d. to John 

Gordon, farmer at Carsterphane, now in New Kirk p. 8 Jan. 

„ David, assistant examiner Customs of E., Tolbooth Church p., 

and Miss Mary, d. to Mr. John Aitken, wright, Dumfries 17 Dec. 

„ David, upholsterer, College Kirk p., and Janet, West Kirk p., 



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d. of James Murdoch, wright at Cramond 15 Jan. 

David, gardener, New Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased John Mack, farmer at North Berwick 29 Apr. 

David, hairdresser in Tolbooth Kirk p., and Janet, same p., 

natural d. of Francis Charteris, Earl of Wemyss 25 Apr. 

David, gunner in the Royal Artilery, and Agnes, both in St. 
Andrew Church p., d. of James Aitchison, farmer at Dunse 

15 May 

David, warehouse keeper, and Margaret, both in St. Andrew 
Church p., d. of Kenneth M'Kenzie, porter dealer, Edin- 
burgh 29 Nov. 

David, nailer, St. Andrew Church p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

James Fell, waiter in Dalkeith 15 May 

Davida; Andrew Lesslie, seed merchant 4 Jan. 

Duncan, chair bearer, Old Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 
deceased Mungo Forbes, farmer at Achmore, county of 
Perth 25 Nov. 1789 

Edward, wright in Ormiston, and Isobel, d. to deceased George 

Donaldson, shoemaker in Ormiston, now in N. N. K. p. 12 Apr. 



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zabeth ; William Rose, wright 

Nathan Paterson, glover 
Robert Steel, writer 
Andrew M'Farlane, vintner 
Archibald M'Lean 

zabeth, of Elrick Hall ; James Alexander 

zabeth ; Andrew Roughead 

William Dykes, wigmaker 
William Dufraine, merchant 
William Graham 
George Caldwells, hostler 
Robert Thomson, mariner 
George Glen, meal-dealer 
David Blair 

Alexander Greenfield, wright 
Jonathan Lane, soldier 



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Anderson, Elizabeth; John Morison, brushmaker 3 June 1795 

„ Elizabeth; Allan Robertson, shoemaker 16 Dec. 1797 

„ Elizabeth; John Lyon 28 Mar. 1798 

„ Elspeth; William Carroll, upholsterer 28 Nov. 1773 

„ Gavin, porter, New Grayfriar's p., and Katherine, Tolbooth 
Kirk p., d. of deceased Thomas Williamson, sailor in 
Kirkaldy 24 Sept. 1779 

„ Gavin, wright, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

James Gray, wright 23 May 1794 

„ George, farmer at Saughton, and Miss Jean, d. to deceased 
Alexr. Scott, farmer in West Kirk p., now in Lady Yester's 
Kirk p. 3 Feb. 1765 

„ George, printer in College Kirk p., and Marion Lauder, relict 
of David Alexander, farmer in the p. of Glenholm, now in 
Old Grayfreir's p. 2 Oct. 1768 

„ George, barber and freeman burges in Old Grayfrier's Kirk p., 
and Hellen, in West Kirk p., d. of deceased James Watson, 
janitor in the College of Edinburgh 17 Apr. 1774 

„ George, soldier in the 1st Regt. of Foot in Old Gray Friar's p., 
and Elizabeth, same p., d. of Alexander Sutherland, clay 
labourer at Halkirk, Sutherlandshire 27 May 1791 

„ George, merchant in Tron Kirk p., and Miss Catharine, College 
Kirk p., d. of deceased Mr. Jas. Grieve, tenant at Little 
Pinkerton, p. of Dunbar 28 Sept. 1792 

,, Grizel; Gilbert Waugh, baker 23 Apr. 1769 

„ Grizel; William Smith, labourer 25 Nov. 1796 

„ Helen; William Anderson 10 Feb. 1753 

„ Helen; David Dott, wright 7 July 1754 

„ Helen, midwife; John Russell, weaver 12 Apr. 1761 

„ Helen; David Donaldson, wright 26 Feb. 1769 

„ Helen; Robert Rollo 29 Dec. 1771 

„ Helen; Thomas Anderson 30 May 1773 

„ Helen; Alexander White 27 Apr. 1778 

„ Helen; Lewis Forsyth 12 Sept. 1783 

„ Helen: Oliver Johnston, mason 17 May 1787 

„ Helen; John Arnot, cooper 20 May 1789 

„ Helen; Alexander Dick 16 Oct. 1795 

„ Helen; David Hamilton, painter 9 Jan. 1800 

,, Henry, gentleman's servant, Tron Kirk p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of James Louden, soldier in the City Guard 7 Oct. 1784 

„ Henry, weaver, College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same p., 
d. of Andrew Robertson, baker in the Links of Kirkaldy 

30 Aug. 1787 
„ Hugh, clerk, and Margaret, both in College Kirk p., d. of 

deceased John Galbraith, cooper in Campbeltoun 26 Apr. 1798 

„ Isobell; Alexander Thomson 6 Oct. 1754 

„ Isobel; Thomas Blair, writer 31 Aug. 1760 

„ Isobel; George Gray, glover 27 Sept. 1761 

,, Isobel; Alexander Ponton, wright 6 June 1762 

„ Isobel; Archibald Paterson, shepherd 17 July 1763 

„ Isobel; William Alexander, tailor 6 Jan. 1765 

,, Isobel; William Richardson, smith 19 Jan. 1777 

„ Isobel; Thomas Adgie, corporal 30 Mar. 1777 

„ Isobel; Samuel Alexander, wigmaker 20 May 1779 

„ Isobel; Donald M'Kenzie, soldier 10 Sept. 1784 

„ Isobel; William Campbell, combmaker 12 Nov. 1789 

„ Isobel ; James Donaldson, labourer 30 Oct. 1792 

„ Isobel; Robert Anderson, toll-keeper 2 Nov. 1792 

„ Isabella; James Ferguson, W.S. 8 Jan. 1800 

„ James, quarrier in N. E. p., and Janet, d. to John Allan, 

indweller in S. K. p. 22 Oct. 1752 



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Anderson, James, journeyman shoemaker, and Rachall, d. to deceast 
Robert Hunter, wright in Pleasants, both in the Lady 
Yester's Kirk p. 27 Nov. 1757 

James, a gentleman's servant, and Eupham, d. to James Dick- 
son, smith at Fountain Bridge, both in Tron Kirk p. 19 Nov. 1758 

James, barber and wigmaker in College Kirk p., and Janet, d. 
to deceased Wm. Colvile, farmer at Fetteresso, in Tron 
Kirk p. 24 May 1761 

James, baxter, and Euphame, d. to David Ross, tenant in 

Currie p., both in Tolbooth Kirk p. 6 Sept. 1761 

James, journeyman mason in Tron Kirk p., and Jean, d. to 
deceast John Guild, quarrier in p. of Blackford, in Tron 
Kirk p. 27 Mar. 1768 

James, journeyman wright in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Eliza- 
beth, d. to Abraham Robertson, tailor in Dunce 4 June 1769 

James, journeyman wright in New North Kirk p., and 
Margaret, d. to Alexander Blair, gardener in Dumfermline, 
in Tron Kirk p. 28 Apr. 1771 

James, farmer, now in New North Church p., and Elizabeth, d. 
to deceased Archd. Cuthbertson, farmer in Wester Adniston 

2 July 1775 
James, journeyman shoemaker in New Church p., and 

Margaret, same p., d. to John Gordon, day labourer and 

indweller 15 Oct. 1775 

James, shoemaker, New North Kirk p., and Katharine Reid, 
widow of Hugh M'Kay, decceassed, late rope maker in the 
West Kirk p. 25 Sept. 1778 

James, day laborer, New Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same p., d. 
of deceast Barnot Dagon, soldier in the City Guard, Edin- 
burgh 1 Dec. 1786 

James, wright, Lady. Yester's p., and Euphemia, New Gray 
Friar's p., d. of Charles Burgan, paper maker at Pennycook 

3 Aug. 1787 

James, flaxdresser, Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Elizabeth, 
College Kirk p., d. of deceased Andrew Whitehead, mason 
at the Milns of Forth, near Kinross 23 Apr. 1788 

James, staymaker, College Kirk p., and Beatrix, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert Wallace, day laborer at Nether Gogar 23 May 1789 

James, mariner, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

James Millar, brewer at Silver Dykes, county of Fife 4 Dec. 1789 

James, serjeant in the Castle of Edinburgh, of the 55th Regt., 
and Elizabeth, in same place, d. of Robert Cummins, 
farmer in Inveran, Bamffshire 16 June 1790 

James, student of physick in Old Kirk p., and Isabella, in New 

North Kirk p., d. of Capt. Alexr. Mathison in Aberdeen 11 Feb. 1791 

James, weaver in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Anne, same p., d. 

of deceased Archibald Walker, gardiner in Edinburgh 16 Feb. 1792 

James, printer, New North Kirk p., and Marion, Tron Kirk p., 

d. of William Kemp, weaver 26 Dec. 1794 

James, weaver, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Ann, St. Andrew Church 

p., d. of James Reid, gardener at Dunbar 21 Jan. 1796 

James, surgeon, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Agnes, same p., 

d. of deceased George Begbie, smith 26 Mar. 1796 

James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew Church p., and Elisa- 
beth, same p., d. of Thomas Davidson, labourer in Black- 
ford p. 27 Sept. 1799 

James, wright, New North Church p., and Nelly, same p., d. of 

John Proud at Cramond Mills 22 Nov. 1799 

James, of Linclouden, St. Andrew Church p., and Miss 
Catharine, same p., d. of deceased Mr. Andrew Grant, 
merchant 13 Nov. 1800 



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Anderson, Janet; Samuel Irving, weaver 29 Apr. 1753 

„ Janet; James Brodie, tailor 30 May 1756 

„ Janet; Thomas Waddell, gardener 10 Sept. 1758 

„ Janet; John Horn, wright 22 Mar. 1761 

„ Janet; David Wood 4 May 1766 

„ Janet; George Hogg, merchant 13 Sept. 1767 

„ Janet; George Sheddan, merchant 13 Sept. 1767 

,, Janet; John Dowie, merchant 6 Dec. 1767 

„ Janet; John Donaldson, painter 7 Feb. 1768 

„ Janet; George Marshall, soldier 6 Mar. 1768 

„ Janet; George Keay, shoemaker 18 June 1781 

„ Janet; James M'Douall, soldier 1 Nov. 1772 

„ Janet; William Marshall, shoemaker 19 Sept. 1773 

„ Janet; James Hislope, chapman 24 Oct. 1773 

„ Janet; James Donaldson, glover 26 Oct. 1777 

„ Janet; Peter Jack, servant 26 May 1778 

„ Janet; John Kay, wright 6 Jan. 1780 

„ Miss Janet; M'Duff Hart, shoemaker 17 July 1780 

„ Janet; George Keay, shoemaker 18 June 1781 

„ Janet; Peter Macarthur, labourer 5 July 1783 

„ Janet; John Linlithgow, shoemaker 17 Nov. 1784 

„ Janet; John Cunningham, rope maker 6 Dec. 1787 

,, Janet; Robert Brunton, merchant 8 June 1789 

„ Janet; John Taylor, cooper 5 Oct. 1789 

„ Janet; Robert Lowrie, R.N. 29 Apr. '1795 

„ Janet; Andrew Watt, smith 27 Apr. 1796 

„ Jean; Arthur Dun, servant 25 Dec. 1757 

„ Jean; Nicol Bryce, officer of Excise 9 Feb. 1766 

„ Jean; Donald M'Donald, barber 30 Nov. 1766 

„ Jean; William Ludgate, barber 5 Jan. 1772 

„ Jean; Thomas Hill, wheelwright 22 Mar. 1772 

„ Jean; Peter Hay, tailor 25 Sept. 1784 

„ Jean; Joseph Walker, labourer 13 Nov. 1784 

„ Jean; Gideon Jones, servant 20 Sept. 1785 

„ Jean; Robert Cuming, carver and gilder 20 Mar. 1789 

„ Jean; James Simpson, mariner 18 Apr. 1791 

„ Jean; John Hay, rope maker 31 Oct. 1796 

„ Jean; Alexander Robertson, labourer 15 Dec. 1796 

„ Johanna; John Sinclair, vintner 4 Feb. 1790 

„ Joanna; Duncan Carmichael, servant 12 Dec. 1794 

„ John, journeyman wright in S. S. E. p., and Janet, d. to 

Archibald Lyon, land labourer in Corstorphine, in N. E. p. 

4 Jan. 1756 
„ Mr. John, minister of the Gospel at Elsridgehill, and Miss 

Agnes, d. to deceast John Bryson, merchant in New Kirk 

p. 26 Oct. 1760 

„ John, writer, and Janet, d. of deceased Wm. Hardie, merchant 

in Annan, both in College Kirk p. 15 Nov. 1761 

„ John, journeyman baxter, and Lillias, d. to James Kemp., 

weaver in West Kirk p., both in New Grayfriar's p. 16 May 1762 

„ John, journeyman tailor, and Christian, d. to Hector M'Allister, 

soldier in the Castle, both in New Kirk p. 15 May 1763 

„ John, gold smith in Edinburgh, and Miss Charlotte, d. of the 

late . . . Hilfman, merchant in London, in Old Grayfriar's 

p. 17 July 1763 

„ John, brewer, and Ann, d. to deceast Jas. Deans, merchant, 

both in College Kirk p. 16 Sept. 1764 

„ John, mason in Old Grayfreir's p., and Jannet, d. to deceast 

Richard Ramsay, barber in Old Kirk p. 10 Aug. 1766 

„ John, gunsmith in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Margaret, d. to 

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Anderson, John, gentleman's servant in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and 

Margaret, d. to deceast William Hutton, wright, burges in 

Dumfermline, both in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 31 Mar. 1771 

„ John, journeyman wright in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and 

Margaret, d. to Willm. Will, weaver in Perth 21 July 1771 

„ John, corkcutter in Old Kirk p., and Jean, in West Kirk p., d. 

to Hugh Spence, sawer of wood in Leith 3 Jan. 1773 

„ John, smith in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Isobel, d. to John 

M'Cara, gardener in Musselburgh, now in Old Kirk p. 25 July 1773 
„ John, ale and spirit seller in Tolbooth Kirk p., and Janet, in 

said p., d. of" deceast Alexr. Stuart, mason in Peebles 30 Oct. 1774 

„ John, mason, Lady Yester's Church p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased David Anderson, late tylor in Portsburgh 10 Aug. 1777 

„ John, residenter, and Elizabeth, Tolbooth Kirk p., d. of 

deceased Richard Robertson, farmer at Duddingston 8 May 1778 

„ John, indweller, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased Captn. Thomson 9 Dec. 1780 

„ John, younger of Windygoul, New Kirk p., and Miss Jean, 

Tolbooth Kirk p., d. of David Dalrymple, one of the 

Senators of the College of Justice (Lord West Hall) 14 Mar. 1783 

„ John, day laborer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased John Robertson, farmer in Braidalbin 14 Mar. 1783 
„ John, W.S., p. of Cannongate, and Miss Janet, St. Cuthbert's 

p., d. of Samuel Mitchelson of Blandfield 9 Au g- '784 

„ John, gentleman's servant, High Kirk p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of deceased Thomas Emmerson, hairdresser 

in Crail 5 May 1789 

„ John, mason, Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Barbara, Old Gray 

Friar's p., d. of deceased William Bowers, gentleman's 

servant 29 Oct. 1789 

„ John, gentleman's servant in New Gray Friar's p., and Kathrine, 

same p., d. of John M'Donald, farmer in Tain 3 Apr. 1792 

„ John, day labourer in Old Kirk p., and Anne, Lady Yester's 

Kirk p., d. of . . . Smith, farmer at Libberton 26 July 1792 

„ John, merchant, Perth, and Mary, both in New Grayfriar's p., 

d. of Andrew Young, coal manager at Halbeath, Fife 5 June 1797 

„ John, bookbinder, and Ann, both in St. Andrew Church p., d. 

of William Sutherland, mason, Culross 23 Feb. 1798 

„ Joseph, soldier in the 16th regiment of foot, St. Giles' p., and 

Elizabeth, Old Kirk p., widow of John Staimer, soldier at 

Newcastle 28 Feb. 1782 

„ Joseph, gamekeeper, College Kirk p., and Euphan, St. 

Andrew Kirk p., d. of John Sibbald, blacksmith at Long 

Yester 2 Dec. 1789 

„ Joseph, mariner in New Gray Friar's p., and Agnes, same p., d. 

of deceased Hector M'Kenzie, serjant in the Army 25 Apr. 1792 

„ Katherine; John Brymer, servant 23 Oct. 1768 

„ Katherine; Archibald Herdman, writer 29 Oct. 1785 

„ Katherine ; Richard Chalmers, cooper 8 Mar. 1790 

„ Katherine ; James Cochrane, pattern drawer 14 Aug. 1798 

„ Kennedy; Charles Young, indweller . 11 Aug. 1754 

„ Lillias; Alexander Thomson, merchant 17 Feb. 1765 

„ Lillias; John Ballantyne, wool merchant 31 May 1790 

„ Lillias; Alexander Millar, tailor 24 Dec. 1798 

„ Madalina; James Fraser 14 Oct. 1 794 

„ Magdalina; John Hall Young 27 Sept. 1783 

„ Margaret : Lawrence Cowan, printer 17 June 1753 

„ Margaret; Thomas Brown, tailor 25 Sept. 1757 

„ Margaret; Alexander Duffus, shoemaker 27 Nov. 1757 

„ Margaret; Alexander Fenton, shoemaker 6 Mar. 1763 

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Margaret; Archibald Scott, baxter 30 Sept. 

Margaret; Robert Reid, chairmaster 9 June 

Margaret; James Bogue, writer 9 Aug. 

Margaret; Thomas Hood, goldsmith 13 Nov. 

Margaret; James Martin, sailor 10 Jan. 

Margaret; John Hamilton, wright 12 Sept. 

Margaret; Edward Spence, shoemaker 7 July 

Margaret; Alexander Simpson, mason 14 July 

Margaret : Andrew Bain, tailor 24 Nov. 

Margaret; Leonard Dupasquier, carver 15 July 

Margaret; John Stewart, student 12 Sept. 

Margaret; William Low, baker 14 Nov. 

Margaret; Hugh Maclean, soldier 1 June 

Margaret; George Lassell, shoemaker 25 Aug. 

Margaret; William Muir, tailor 13 Aug. 

Margaret; Andrew Gillray, tinsmith 26 Aug. 

Margaret; George Law, watchmaker 18 Sept. 

Margaret; George Whitlaw, flesher 1 Nov. 

Margaret; James M'Kenzie, labourer 8 Nov. 

Margaret; Thomas Gray, farmer 17 Apr. 

Miss Margaret ; Alexander Nairne, accountant 24 Oct. 

Margaret; William Harfey, wright 2 Dec. 

Margaret ; Alexander Bog, mason 20 Oct. 

Margaret; James Bowman, ropemaker 10 Jan. 

Margaret; John Lowrie, stabler 17 June 

Margaret; Joseph White, soldier 23 Oct. 

Marion; James Forbes, merchant 29 Mar. 

Marion; William Clerk, carrier 6 Dec. 

Marion; James Leechman, bookbinder 16 Nov. 

Marion ; Alexander Horsburgh, ostler 29 May 

Marjory; Abraham M'Intosh, musician 19 Mar. 

Mary; James Henderson, brewer's servant 8 Feb. 

Mary ; David Forrest, ostler 20 Nov. 

Mary; Archibald Lauder, merchant 3 Feb. 

Mary ; William M'Queen or M'Ewan, grocer 14 May 

Mary; Alexander Gillies, brewer's servant 26 Jan. 

Mary; David Stirrat, wright 2 Nov. 

Mary; John Walls, tobacconist 19 May 

Mary; Henry M'Aulay, weaver 7 Feb. 

Mary; David Wiseman, upholsterer 12 July 

Mary Ann; Captain Charles Greig, E.I.C.S. 3 Oct. 

Mercer, tailor, Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of James 

Peterkin, gardener 16 Apr. 

Michall, clerk to Messrs. Young and Trotter, and Jean, d. of 

deceased John Lendrum, brewer in p. of Crouden, both in 

S. S. E. p. 21 Mar. 

Nathaniel, gentleman's servant, College Kirk p., and Agnes, St. 

Andrew Kirk p., d. of John M'Vey, residenter in Hamilton 25 July 
Nicolas, sailor, and Helen, d. to deceast John Fergue, carrier 

in Linlithgow, both in Old Kirk p. 28 Aug. 

Patrick, indweller, and Agnes, d. to deceased John M'Pheel, 

merchant burges in N. W. p. 20 June 

Patrick, gentleman's servant, and Giles, d. to deceast John 

Alexander, farmer in p. of Little Dunkeld, both in the New 

North Kirk p. 1 1 Feb. 

Miss Pegie; Alexander Gairdner, clerk 13 Aug. 

Peter, merchant in New Gray Friar's p., and Miss Magdalen, 

same p., d. of Thomas Brown, linen manufacturer in Dunbar 23 Dec. 
Peter, smith, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

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Anderson, Rachel; Robert Robertson, clerk 17 Mar. 175 1 

„ Rachel; Henry Duncan, clothier 13 Nov. 1774 

„ Rachel; George Mackie, indweller 18 July 1782 

„ Rachel; John M'Kenzie, thread manufacturer 26 June 1784 

„ Robert, journeyman peutherer, and Margt., d. to Charles Park, 

tailor in Canongate, both in S.'W. p. 15 Mar. 1752 

„ Robert, shipmaster in Brucehaven, in the New Kirk p., and 

Miss Elisabeth, d. to John Kynneir, shipmaster in Burnt- 
island, in the Old Grayfreir's Kirk p. 12 Dec. 1756 
„ Robert, chairmaster in the Old Kirk p., and Elisabeth, d. of 

deceast David Simpson, smith in the Abby Hill 9 Oct. 1757 

„ Robert, coach wright in College Kirk p., and Mary, d. to Alex. 

Lieshman, merchant in New Grayfriar's p. 12 Aug. 1759 

„ Robert, iintdresser in Old Kirk p., and Ann, d. to deceast 

George Brown, farmer in Huntly p., now in College Kirk p. 

14 Oct. 1759 
,, Robert, indweller, and May, d. to Thomas Turnbull, merchant 

in Stirling, now both in College Kirk p. 10 Nov. 177 1 

„ Robert, cork cutter, Old Grayfriar's p., and Christian, same p., 

d. of Andrew Low, shoemaker 12 Apr. 1779 

„ Robert, travelling merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, 

d. of deceased Andrew Flint, brewer's servant 2 Nov. 1786 

„ Robert, mason in Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

James Howden, day labourer in the p. of Stow 15 Mar. 1792 

„ Robert, merchant's clerk, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann, St. 

Andrew p., Glasgow, d. of Robert Lothian, teacher of 

mathematics, Glasgow 16 Apr. 1794 

„ Robert, merchant, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Miss Eleanora 

Elisabeth, same p., second lawfull d. of Cornelius Elliot, 

W.S. 18 June 1794 

,, Dr. Robert, physician, New Grayfriar's p., and Miss Margaret, 

same p., d. of Mr. David Dall of Giftoord, East Lothian 25 Nov. 1794 
„ Robert, stabler, St. Andrew Church p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

Peter Aitken, ship carpenter in Burentisland 20 Mar. 1800 

„ Robina; Alexander King, soldier 3 Nov. 1776 

„ Robina; Scott Swan, mason n Feb. 1791 

„ Samuel, banker in Edinburgh, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Miss 

Jane, p. of Canongate, d. of Dr. James Hay of Hayston 15 Feb. 1791 
„ Sophia Hope; John Ker 10 Apr. 1763 

„ Thomas, merchant in Traquare, and Margaret, d. to James 

Bryden, stabler in the Old Grayfreir's Kirk p. 16 Oct. 1757 

„ Thomas, journeyman tailor in College Kirk p., and Jean, d. to 

John Napier, smith in Fallside, now in New North Kirk p. 

5 Feb. 1764 
„ Thomas, tailor, and Lillias, d. to deceast . . . Spence, carpenter 

in Stronsay in Orkney, both now in College Kirk p. 2 Sept. 1764 

„ Thomas, journeyman weaver in Old Kirk p., and Elizth., d. to 

deceast John Morrison, tailor in Tron Kirk p. 20 Jan. 1765 

„ Thomas, surgeon, and Miss Lucy, d. of deceast Dr. Douglas, 

now both in Tron Kirk p. 20 Oct. 1771 

„ Thomas, gentleman's servant in Tron Kirk p., and Helen, in 

Tolbooth Kirk p., d. to James Anderson, tailor in p. of 

Colington 30 May 1773 

„ Thomas, day labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Euphan, same 

p., d. of deceased William Beattie, herd 3 June 1780 

„ Thomas, printer, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Janet, West Kirk p., 

d. of deceased Bernard Paterson, glover 12 Jan. 1781 

„ Thomas, mariner, Tron Church p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

James Primrose, shipmaster, presently residing at Kinross 

21 Apr. 1800 
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Anderson, Walter, shoemaker in College Kirk p., and Margt., d. to 
deceast James Forrest, weaver in Musselburgh, in Lady 
Yester's Kirk p. 5 Jan. 1766 

„ Wightman; Alexander Barry, merchant's clerk 19 Oct. 1791 

„ William, servant to Mr. Robert M'Queen, advocate, in 
S. S. W. p., and Helen, d. of deceased Thomas Anderson, 
maltman in Linlithgow, now in N. K. p. 10 Feb. 1753 

„ William, wright, and Janet, d. to Thomas Brown, tailor in St. 

Andrews, now both in the Old Grayfreir's p. 29 Oct. 1758 

„ William, merchant in Old Kirk p., and Helen, d. to deceased 

Thomas Pattie, brewar in Craill, now in Tion Kirk p. 9 Dec. 1759 

„ William, saddler in New Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, d. to 
deceast Gilbert Douglas, farmer in Borlands, in p. of 
Newlands, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 13 Apr. 1760 

„ William, tailor in College Kirk p., and Janet, d. to William 

Rentoull, weaver in Alloa 13 May 1764 

„ William, brewer's servant, and Isobell, d. to John Adams, 

merchant in Dundee, now both in College Kirk p. 16 Nov. 1766 

„ William, indweller in New North Kirk p., and Agnes, in Old 
Grayfreir's p., d. to deceast James Greig, shipmaster in 
Innerkeithing 8 May 1768 

„ William, gentleman's servant, and Margaret, both in N. K. p., 
d. to Robert Davidson, smith in Bamff, both in New Kirk 
p. 17 Mar. 1 77 1 

„ William, carrier, and Christian, d. of James Haswell, gardener 

in p. of the Ellay, now both in College Kirk p. 13 Oct. 1771 

„ William, tailor, and Ann, d. to deceast Patrick Dickson, wright, 

now both in College Kirk p. 2 Aug. 1772 

„ William, surgeon in Tron Kirk p., and Miss Mary, d. of 

deceased James Walkingshaw of that Ilk 4 July 1773 

„ William, W.S., N. N. Church p., and Miss Janet, in Tolbooth 
Church p., d. to George Clark Maxwell of Dumcrieff, 
one of H.M. Commissioners of the Customs in Scot- 
land 19 Mar. 1775 

,, William, merchant, New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, Old Gray 

Friar's p., d. of Alexander Moubray, merchant 12 Dec. 1778 

„ William, weaver, Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

George White, couper 14 May 1781 

„ William, teacher, New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same p., d. 

of deceased . . . M'Legg, late porter 5 July 1782 

,, William, day labourer, Old Kirk p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

John Calmonack, farmer in the county of Perth 7 Nov. 1783 

,, William, surgeon, Lady Yester's p., and Miss Frances, Tron 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Mr. Hay of Newtoun 17 Nov. 1783 

,, William, porter, New Greyfriar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

William Gray, farmer at Kirkintulloch 28 Aug. 1788 

„ William, carrier from Inverkeithing to Edinburgh, New Gray 
Friar's p., and Christian, same p., d. of John Duncan, dyer, 
Inverkeithing 11 Mar. 1795 

„ William, manufacturer, New Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, same 

p., d. of George Heron, flesher at Kirkcaldy 17 Apr. 1795 

„ William, merchant, Lady Yester's p., and Helen, College 
Kirk p., d. of deceased . . . Miller, labourer in Canon- 
gate 17 May 1796 

„ William, writer, St. Andrew Church p., and Miss Janet, same 

p., d. of deceased Jon. Thomson, merchant 10 Dec. 1796 

„ William, weaver, and Janet, both in Old Church p., d. of 

Robert Logan, mason in Dunfermline 25 Apr. 1798 

„ William, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, College 
Church p., d. of James Cunningham, wright in Canongate 

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Anderson, William, clerk, St. Andrew Church p., and Ann, Tron 

Church p., d. of John M'Kenzie, tailor 18 Nov. 1799 

„ William, servant, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of James Frame, smith in p. of Carmichall 26 June 1800 

„ William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew Church p., and 

Mary, same p., d. of James Sharp, gardener in Abbeyhill 

9 Dec. 1800 
„ See also Manderston. 
Andrew, Agnes; John Kemp, labourer 28 Feb. 1797 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Hume, baker 17 Mar. 1784 

„ Francis, gardener at Carstorphen, and Agnes, d. to John Hill, 

white iron smith, in S. E. p. 10 Nov. 175 1 

„ George, writer, Old Kirk p., and Miss Helen, New Kirk p., d. 

of Mr. William Butter, cabinetmaker 23 Apr. 1781 

„ Isabella; John M'Beath, servant 2 Jan. 1795 

„ Isobel; Andrew Millar, wheelwright 7 June 1752 

„ John, gentleman's servant in New Kirk p., and Margt., d. of 

deceast David Dick, farmer at Lanerk, now in the 

Tolbooth Kirk p. 17 June 1764 

„ John, surgeon in Linlithgow, and Miss Henrietta, d. to Bailie 

Alexander Kennewie of Linlithgow, now in Lady Yester's 

Kirk p. 30 Aug. 1772 

„ Katharine; Donald Henderson, staymaker 25 Apr. 1787 

„ Margaret; William Thorn, servant 27 Feb. 1757 

„ Margaret; John Richard, merchant's clerk 16 May 1781 

„ Margaret; Adam Matheson, of Custom House 26 May 1787 

,, Margaret ; Alexander Cameron, shoemaker 28 Nov. 1796 

„ Thomas, journeyman wright, and Barbara M'Culloch, d. to 

deceast John M'Culloch, land labourer in Libberton p., 

now both in New North Kirk p. 11 Sept. 1763 

„ Thomas, gardener, College Kirk p., and Isobell Hamilton, 

same p., relict of John Calderwood, porter 21 May 1784 

Andrews, Henry, merchant, College Kirk p., and Christian, Tron 

Kirk p., d. of Walter Boyd, wigmaker 20 Nov. 1783 

„ James, ship carpenter, New Grayfriar's p., and Euphemia, 

same p., d. of John Masterton, tailor in Inverkeithing 10 Aug. 1798 
Anegconie, Ferdinand, master of music in the new annexation to St. 

Giles, and Jean, d. to deceast Robt. Bowie, merchant in 

New Kirk p. 7 Apr. 1771 

Angley, Anne; Philip Cochrane, wright 2 Jan. 1787 

„ Christian; James Christie, wright 21 Mar. 1785 

Anglie, Alexander, tailor in the Old Kirk p., and Grizel, in said p., 

d. of deceast Daniel Stuart, farmer in Dunkeld 6 Mar. 1774 

Angus, Agnes; John Johnstone, wright 9 Oct. 1763 

„ Andrew, flesher, High Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased John Fleeming, gardener at Larbert, county of 

Stirling 21 July 1786 

„ Anne: James Lindsay, wright 24 May 1772 

„ Barbara; Richard Johnstone, servant 15 Nov. 1761 

„ Miss Charlotte; James Mouat, jun., teacher 3 Oct. 1791 

„ Miss Elizabeth; Alexander Barron of Preston 26 June 1763 

„ Elizabeth; James Inglis, indweller 4 Jan. 1767 

„ Elizabeth ; James Swan, flesher 17 May 1791 

„ Elizabeth; James Angus, carpenter 20 Aug. 1798 

„ Helen; Andrew Haggart, porter 27 Aug. 1769 

„ Helen; John Grieve, bailie 7 July 1776 

„ John, journeyman flesher, and Margaret, d. to James Mitchell, 

workman in North Leith, now both in N. K. p. 3 Mar. 1754 

„ John, journeyman flesher, and Isobel, d. to deceast Wm. 

Stalker, shoemaker in Dudingston, now both in the New 

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Angus, John, porter, and Marjorie, d. to Niell M'Donald, tailor in p. 

of Cluny, now both in New Grayfrier's p. 15 Jan. 

„ John, gentleman's servant, and Jean, d. of deceast John 

M'Lean, farmer in Argyleshire, now both in College Kirk p. 

17 Jan. 
„ John, poulterer, St. Andrew p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

deceased John Fleming, farmer in Blair of Athole 22 Apr. 

„ John, baker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Euphemia, same p., d. of 

deceased Peter Elder, shipmaster at Inverkeithing 4 Oct. 

„ Katherine; Robert Lindsay, flesher 3 July 

,, Katherine; Alexander Russell, weaver 1 July 

„ Kenneth, cadie, Toll Booth Church p., and Sally, Col. Ch. p., 

d. of John Angus, farmer at Inverness 18 May 

„ Miss Margaret; James Ritchie, shipmaster 10 Feb. 

„ Sally; Kenneth Angus, cadie iS May 

„ Thomas, flesher, and Elizabeth, d. to Peter Hepburn, farmer in 

Muthell, shire of Perth, now both in S. S. E. p. 6 June 

„ Thomas, flesher in New Kirk p., and Jean, d. to deceast John 

Morison, porter, now in College Kirk p. 14 Oct. 

,, William, flesher, and Margt. Hackston, relict of James Dow, 

flesher in Canongate, both in New Grayfriar's Kirk p. 22 Nov. 
Annan, Agnes ; Thomas Greig, osier in New Grayfreir's p. 3 Oct. 

„ Ebenezar, smith in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Katharine, d. to 

deceast John Ballantine, tailor in p. of Kinros, now in the 

Old Kirk p. 3 May 

„ Ebenezar, smith, Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, New Grayfriar's 

p., d. of deceased Robert Scott, merchant in Ratho 22 Aug. 

„ Henrietta ; Alexander Clark, bookbinder 4 Mar. 

„ Janet; Ronald Arnot 31 May 

„ John, journeyman smith in Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, d. to 

deceast Alexander Workman, flesher in Southferry, now 

residing in Southferry p. 24 Feb. 

„ John, bookbinder, New North Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. 

of James Paterson, baker in Largo 22 May 

„ Katherine; John White, vintner's drawer 22 July 

„ Margaret; David Craik, mason 17 Dec. 

„ William, sailor, College Kirk p., and Janet, New Gray Friar's 

p., d. of William Black, deceased, day labourer at Dalmany 

3 Dec. 
Annandale, Alexander, gunner in the Royal Artillery, and Charlotte, 

both in New North Church p., d. of James Tod, porter 12 Feb. 
„ Janet; John Greig, cooper 9 June 

„ Margaret; Robert Leckie, servant 13 Feb. 

„ Susanna; John Miln, servant 9 Dec. 

„ William, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Allison, Old Kirk 

p., d. of Alexr. Sutherland, merchant 10 Mar. 

Annat, James, day laborer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Agnes, same p., 

d. of John Pullar, farmer in Angusshire 30 Apr. 

Anson, Jean ; Joseph Veitch, shoemaker 20 Oct. 

Anstruther, Helen; James Fortune, tanner 24 Feb. 

„ Janet ; David Melvin, labourer 27 Oct. 

„ Lieut.-Genll. Robert, of Balgarvie, in Old Kirk p., and Lady 

Elizth. Maitland, relict of James Ogilvie of Inchmartin, now 

in said p. 11 Aug. 

Anton, Agnes; Daniel Cumming, gentleman's servant 5 Dec. 

„ James, bookbinder, Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, High 

Church p., d. of John Blackwood, porter 14 Nov. 

„ Jane; William Murray, soldier 16 Oct. 

„ Mary ; James Tait, shoemaker 9 Oct. 

Antonius, Esher; William Ker, goldsmith . 30 Aug. 

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Arbuckle, Charles, merchant in the New Grayfrier's p., and 
Margaret, in the West Kirk p., d. of deceast Hugh Gillespie, 
farmer at the Wrea, Linlithgowshire 30 Jan. 1774 

„ Helen; Robert Whitelaw, gardener 18 May 1782 

„ John, gentleman's servant in New North Kirk p., and Mary, 
d. to Alexr. Barclay, coal grieve to Lord Adam Gordon, now 
in Old Grayfreir's p. 1 Dec. 1765 

Arbuthnott, Miss Helen; Hugh James Paterson Rollo of Bannock- 
burn 29 Nov. and 11 Dec. 1777 
„ Jean; Daniel Hood, indweller 1 Apr. 1764 
,, Miss Jean ; William Galloway, merchant 13 Oct. 1765 
„ Jean ; James Brown, mason 13 Jan. 1792 
„ William, High Church p., and Miss Ann, St. Andrew Church 

p., d. of deceased Dr. John Alves, physician in Inverness 12 Sept. 1800 

Archer, Ann; Andrew Petrie, wright 23 Sept. 1784 

„ Elizabeth; William Tod, tailor 9 May 1773 

„ Isobel; William Colston, servant 9 Nov. 1784 

„ James, engraver, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

Archd. Lethem, writer 25 Aug. 1786 

„ Margaret; James Elder, baker . 8 Nov. 1779 

.. Peter, a gentleman's servant in New Kirk p., and Margt., d. to 

deceast Thos. Cantlay, farmer, now in College Kirk p. 9 Dec. 1764 
„ Robert, poultreyman in S. E. p., and Jean, relict of Luke Ellis, 

smith, now in Canongate p. 10 Aug. 1755 

Archibald, Alexander, gentleman's servant, New Kirk p., and 
Clara, p. of St. Giles, d. of Andrew Don, shoemaker, 
Dundee 24 July 1780 

„ Anne; Edward Simmons, soldier 2 June 1780 

„ Charles, day labourer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, New 
North Kirk p., d. of deceased William Millans, gentleman's 
servant 29 May 1783 

.. David, journeyman baker, and Marion, d. of deceast Robert 

Napier, clerk to the Weighhouse, both in New North Kirkp. 3oOct. 1774 
„ David, mason, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased George Holmes, soldier in the 5th regt. of foot 8 Jan. 1794 
„ James, day labourer, New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, same 
p., d. of deceased Robert Clark, day labourer, Lessudden, 
county of Roxburgh 10 Mar. 1786 

„ Janet; Charles Forbes, wright 24 Nov. 1785 

„ John, wright, and Grizell, d. of deceast John Simpson, weaver 

in the p. of Tayland (PTongland), both in Old Kirk p. 16 Apr. 1769 
„ John, weaver in New North Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to William 
Simpson, labouring man in p. of Musselburgh, now in New 
Kirk p. 17 Mar. 1771 

„ John, merchant, New North Kirk p., and Agnes, d. of John 

Gibson, merchant in Linlithgow 2 Mar. 1786 

„ John, ship master in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Miss Margaret, 
same p., eldest d. of deceased Benjamin Plenderleath, 
writer in Ellie, Fifeshire 24 Nov. 1791 

„ John, shoemaker, Tron Church p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. 

of John Drumiston, carpenter in Kelso 13 Oct. 1798 

„ Miss Margaret; Alexander Millar, merchant 22 Sept. 1783 

„ Margaret; James M'Donald, soldier 30 Aug. 1791 

„ Margaret; Rev. Richard Black 28 Aug. 1800 

„ Mary; Henry Parfrey, servant 23 Sept. 1799 

„ Robert, Mid Lothian Cavalry, Lady Yester's p., and Jacobina, 
St. Andrew Church p., d. of Robert Dewar, carter in Abbey- 
hill near Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1799 
„ Thomas, journeyman weaver in N. K. p., and Ann Speed, 
servitrix to Thos. Milin, indweller in Canongatehead, now 
in N. E. p. 24 Dec. 1752 



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Archibald, William, residenter in S. S. W. p., and Jean, d. to James 

Wauchenshaw, merchant in Norem, now in N. N. K. p. 16 May 1756 
„ William, tailor, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Barbara, St. Andrew 
Kirk p., d. of Alexr. Jack, weaver in Broughton near Edin- 
burgh 5 Oct. 1787 
Areskine. See Erskine. 

Arklay, Margaret; William Somervell, baker 4 Dec. 1774 

,. Margaret; John Fraser, printer 4 Mar. 1790 

„ Peter, sawer in Tron Kirk p., and Rachall, d. to deceast 
Andrew Neilson, smith in East Forton, now in Tron Kirk p. 

28 Apr. 1771 
Arle, George, printer, Old Kirk p., and Alison, same p., d. of deceased 

Neil N'Intosh, late day labourer at Eyemouth 15 Aug. 1789 

Armet, Ewphemia; David Philp, merchant in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 

21 July 1790 
„ John, day labourer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Eupham, same p., 
d. of James Thomson, day labourer at Mireside, county of 
Fife 8 Oct. 1789 

Armour, John, merchant, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Elizabeth, p. of South 

Leith, d. of Ninian Jeffray, merchant in Berwick 7 June 1780 

„ Margaret; William Blackie, schoolmaster 8 Sept. 1798 

„ Mary; William Deans, mill wright 13 Feb. 1800 

Armstrong, Miss Agnes; Rev. Andrew Jaffrie 7 Nov. 1762 

„ Miss Agnes; Robert Dalzell, advocate 17 Mar. 1783 

,, David, gardener, and Mary Anne, d. of James Fox, shoemaker 

at London, both in New Kirk p. [5 July 1770 

„ David, hostler, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann Maria Piscatori, 

widow of John Ross, merchant, New Kirk p. 8 June 1778 

„ David, gardener in College Kirk p., and Anne, Old Gray Friar's 
p., d. of deceased Duncan M'Donald, farmer at Ruthvene 
of Badenoch, county of Inverness 29 June 1792 

„ Elizabeth ; David Kennedy, wright 12 May 1751 

„ Elizabeth; John Smeaton, corn dealer 6 Apr. 1787 

„ Francis, indweller in Old Kirk p., and Janet, d. of deceast 

Walter Tweedie, merchant, now in New North Kirk p. 18 Apr. 1762 
„ Helen; William Neilson, tailor 17 Aug. 1777 

„ James, huntsman, and Elisabeth, both in Tron Church p., d. of 

John Nicholson, wright at Cupar Fife 29 Sept. 1797 

„ Jean; William Armstrong, coppersmith 17 Nov. 1754 

„ Jean; James Stodart, wright 8 Apr. 1770 

„ Jean; Andrew Robb, servant 20 Oct. 1783 

„ Miss Jean; Robert Kerr, merchant 20 June 1789 

„ Robert, founder in New Grayfriar's p., and Sarah, d. to Thomas 

Shade, carter in North Leith, now in New North Kirk p. 14 Oct. 1759 
„ Robert, plumber, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Miss Elisabeth, 
same p., d. of deceased Rev. Willm. Crombie, minister at 
Spott 5 June 1794 

„ Thomas, mariner in New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, in Old 
Gray Friar's p., d. of Thomas Temple, carpenter in Leith 

14 Nov. 1791 
„ William, coppersmith, pres., deacon of the hammermen in 
S. S. W. p., and Jean Armstrong, relict of Morris Meddin, 
clerk to the ' Lyon ' man of war, now in S. W. p. 17 Nov. 1754 

„ William, jun., coppersmith, and Christian, d. of deceased 

Thomas Cleghorn, couper, both in S. S. W. p. 5 Jan. 1755 

Arnold, Catherine; Frederick Niemann 29 May 1778 

„ Mr. Thomas, physician, and Miss Eliz., d. to William Graham, 

saddler, now both in Old Gray Freir's p. 20 July 1766 

Arnot, Alexander, labourer, Old Church p., and Mary, St. Andrew 

Church p., d. of Alexander Flucker, fisherman at Cockenzie 12 June 1798 
„ Ann; Hugh Forrest, wright 2 May 1773 



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Arnot, Euphan ; Edward Caithness, merchant 1 Dec. 

„ Euphemia; William Reoch, wright 1 8 June 

„ George, chapman in Dalkeith, and Christian, d. to deceast 

William Pierson, labourer in Ormiston, now in New Kirk p. 

8 Sept. 
„ Isabella; David Ness, weaver 13 Mar. 

„ Isobel; Alexander Kippen, chairman 9 Feb. 

„ James, wright in New Gray Fryer's p., and Grizel, same p., d. 

to James [? Thomas] Russell, tylor in Mid Calder 20 Aug. 

„ Miss Janet ; Robert Napier, merchant 5 Mar. 

„ Jean ; John Ferguson, weaver 20 Jan. 

„ John, mason in the New Kirk p., and Elisabeth, d. to deceast 

David Gullen, farmer in Donssingston in the p. of Preston- 
pans, now in N. K. p. 19 Nov. 
„ John, merchant from China, and Miss Grizell, d. of deceast 

Dr. Hamilton in Glasgow, now in New North Kirk p. 2 Sept. 

„ John, mariner, and Anne, d. to deceast Thomas Ballingall, 

baxter, both in New North Kirk p. 5 May 

„ John, cooper, New Gray Friar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

William Anderson, tailor in Lanark 20 May 

„ John, weaver, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

John Rammage, shoemaker in Portsburgh 24 Sept. 

„ Mary; John Heriot, candlemaker 7 Apr. 

„ Miss Mary ; George Peat, writer 15 Oct. 

„ Ronald, . . . maker, and Jannet, d. to John Annon, coal grieve 

in the p. of Cyrus, now both in Trone Kirk p. 31 May 

Arquhart. See Urquhart. 
Arrol, Thomas, merchant, Lady Yester's p., and Christian, Old Church 

p., d. of Daniel Munro of Summerfield, South Leith p. 1 Feb. 

Arthur, Agnes ; James Finlay, staymaker 24 Mar. 

„ Ann; James Nicolson, barber 3 Oct. 

„ Charles, teacher, St. Andrew Church p., and Elisabeth, St. 

Cuthbert's p., d. of deceased David Carfrae, residenter 13 May 
„ David, smith, New Church p., and Janet, same p., d. of John 

Millar, weaver in Kinross 6 Apr. 

„ David, baker in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Mary, in Tron Kirk 

p., d. of deceased John M'Larie, writer at Newton Stewart 20 July 
,, Frederick, apothecary, New North Church p., and Janet, same 

p., d. of John M'Kay, farmer in Caithness 27 Feb. 

„ George, wright, Old Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, St. Andrew p., 

d. of Robert Leitch, farmer at Leven, county of Fife 13 July 

„ Helen ; William Cruickshanks, shoemaker 3 Dec. 

„ Isobell; David Stewart, tyler 21 Sept. 

„ James, mason, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert Whame, brewer in Dalkeith 28 May 

„ Janet; Walter Arthur, brewer's servant 19 June 

„ Jean; Alexander Gellis, porter 26 Oct. 

„ John, servant to James Stewart, merchant, and one of the 

present bailies, and Jean, d. to Geo. Monro, tenent in Rose- 

marky, now both in N. N. K. p. 22 Dec. 

„ Mary; Thomas Fortune, gentleman's servant 12 Nov. 

„ Walter, brewer's servant, Tron Kirk p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of deceased James Arthur, late mason in Fifeshire 19 June 

Ashwood, Mary; Robert Corbet, Shropshire Millita 23 Apr. 

Astle, Thomas, soldier in the 46th regt. of foot, in St. Andrew Kirk 

p., and Elizabeth, in same p., d. of deceased Peter M'Larin, 

barber 6 Apr. 

Athie, Mary; William Swanston, gentleman's servant 11 Dec. 

Atkinson, Lieut. Andrew, of 25th regt. of foot in Edinburgh Castle, 

and Miss Jean, p. of St. Giles, d. of Archd. Murray of 

London 4 July 1780 



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Auchinleck, Ann ; Charles Christie, indweller 28 Aug. 1774 

„ Gilbert, cutler in S. K. p., and Elizabeth, d. of George Nicoll, 

merchant in N. W. p. 22 Sept. 1751 

„ Grizell; Mr. John Miller, merchant 29 Oct. 1775 

„ Henry, gardener in Old Kirk p., and Marjory, in St. Andrew 
Kirk p., d. of deceased Daniel Ploughman, farmer at Thurso 
in Caithness 12 Sept. 1792 

„ James, gardener, and Elizth., d. to David Mercer, gentleman's 

servant, both in Tron Kirk p. 4 Dec. 1763 

„ Janet; James Hay, baxter 20 June 1773 

„ Janet; George Austie, cabinetmaker 13 Jan. 1789 

„ Miss Jean; Ninian Cheyne, bookseller 25 Apr. 1794 

„ Miss Katherine ; James Cargill, merchant 17 June 1753 

„ Margaret; Walter Braikie, wright 2 Sept. 1753 

„ Rachel; Duncan M'Queen, white iron smith 20 May 1759 

„ Samuel, of the Island of Antigua, W. Indies, and Miss Elisa- 
beth, d. to deceased Captain Maurice Gouldston of the 12th 
regt. of foot, now in the New Church p. 3 Dec. 1775 

Auchincloss, Helen; George Wilson, shoemaker 24 Nov. 1765 

„ Marion; Samuel Gilchrist, weaver 13 Jan. 1789 

Auchmutter, Agnes; David Mitchell 16 Nov. 1766 

Auchterloney, David, wright, College Kirk p., and Janet, Lady 
Yester's p., d. of deceased John Auchterlony, weaver in 
Leith 28 Aug. 1781 

„ Isobell; William Nimmo, weaver 22 Oct. 1775 

„ James, smith in N. N. K. p., and Isobel, d. to deceased 
James Henderson, shipmaster in Dundee, now in S. W. p. 

20 June 1756 
„ Janet; David Auchterloney, wright 28 Aug. 1781 

„ Janet; Daniel M'Leod, grocer 23 Nov. 1797 

,, Jean; Francis Innes, gunsmith 25 June 1769 

,, John, dyer, Tron Kirk p., and Elizabeth, Lady Yester's Kirk p., 

d. of Thomas Spark, perfumer 1 May 1778 

„ Margaret ; Andrew Inch, writer 31 Jan. 1791 

,, See also Ouchterlony. 
Auld, Elizabeth; Alexander Forson, plasterer 21 May 1782 

„ Elizabeth ; John Westcott, hatmaker 19 Dec. 1795 

„ George, carter, and Helen, d. to deceast Jas. Ranken, carter, 

both in New Greyfrier's p. 26 Apr. 1767 

„ Janet; William Macaulay, smith 26 Mar. 1787 

„ (Old), John, stabler in the Old Grayfreir's Kirk p., and Christian, 
d. of deceast James M'Culloch, shipmaster at Borovv- 
stouness, now in the Lady Yester's Kirk p. 26 June 1757 

„ Robert, journeyman wright in Old Kirk p., and Isobell, d. to 
Thos. Cook, gardener in St. Monanse, now in New Kirk p. 

17 Nov. 1765 
„ Robert, writer in Old Kirk p., and Grizel, in said p., d. of 

deceast Gilbert Don, mason in Forfar 28 Mar. 1773 

„ Robert, merchant, St. Petersburg!), and Miss Margaret, both 
in St. Andrew Church p., d. of late Mr. James Hadow of 
the Excise office 10 Mar. 1797 

„ Sarah; David Ewing, baker 25 Jan. 1792 

William, precentor, schoolmaster in the New Grayfreir's Kirk 
p., and Margaret, d. of deceast Adam Wallace, tenant in 
Linton in Tweedall, now in the said p. 13 Nov. 1757 

William, printer in Old Grayfrier's p., and Miss Alexandrina, 
d., to deceast Captain Jas. Ogilvy, shipmaster in St. 
Andrews, now in Tron Kirk p. 17 July 1768 

Auldearn, James, Chelsie pensioner, Lady Yester's Kirk p., and 
Margaret Ach, same p., widow of James Bannerman, clerk 

24 Oct. 1778 



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Austie, Alexander, shoemaker, New Kirk p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexr. Dewar, farmer at Rossie in Fife 10 Jan 1783 

„ George, cabinetmaker, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, same p., d. 

a *• r? f A H f nry A u uchinleck > gardener 13 Jan. 1789 

Austin, Dr. Adam, physician, and the Honourable Miss Ann Semple 
second d. to the Right Honourable Hugh, Lord Semple 
now both in N. W. p. ,c Se t iy . 

„ Miss Anne; Captain Daniel M'Gregor of Inverarderan 1 Mar. 1786 

., James, indweller, and Ann, d. to George Proven, clothier in 

Haddington, both in Tron Kirk p. in Dec 176-' 

„ Miss Katherine; Major Archibald Robertson o Dec' 1784 

„ Margaret; Daniel Bruce, tailor 2 c Mar 17Z0 

Aydon, Philip, hatter, St. Giles' p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

William M'Intosh, dyer in Dalkeith 1 Nov. 1783 

Ayers, John, gentleman's servant, College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, 

same p., d. of Joseph M'Kay, tailor in Canongate 5 May 1789 

Aylmer, Richard, Captain in the 17th regiment of foot, and Miss 

Betty, d. to Captain Richard Norris in the Tolbooth Kirk p 1 6 Aug 1772 
Aytoun (Ayton, Aiton), Catharine; Andrew Innes, sailor 15 Aug 1783 

„ Charles, baker, Old Kirk p., and Katherine, same p., d. of 

deceased Thos. Brigges, fisherman 22 Dec 1779 

„ James, weaver, Old Kirk p., and Jean, St. Andrew Kirk 
p., d. of James Edmonstone, day labourer at Straven 
Clydsdale 13 Dec. 1787 

„ Miss Jane; Alexander Eason, M.D. 7 Apr. 1780 

„ Jean; Donald Gordon, printer 12 Jan. 1790 

„ _ Katherine; James Stuart, glover 22 Nov. 1761 

Babington, Rev. Mr. William, minister of the Episcopal Society in 
Dumfries, and Miss Jenny, d. of deceast Charles Maitland 
of Eccles, both at present in the New North Kirk p. 16 May 1773 

Badden, Alexander, flaxdresser, and Eliz., d. to Wm. Hall, corkcutter, 

both in N. E. p. ' 2 ' Oct. 175 1 

Bag-nail, Miss Mary; Robert Maughan, clerk in the Excise office 3 Nov. 1786 

Baillie, Agnes; Samuel Dickson, wright IO , Apr. 177-* 

„ Agnes; Charles M'Queen, merchant 22 Sept. 1795 

„ Alexander, shoemaker in New Grayfreir's p., and Janet, d. to 

John Ingles, waterbearer in New Ncrth Kirk p. 23 Sept. 1764 

„ Alexander, smith, New Kirk p., and Jean, St. Giles' p., d. of 

Daniel Downie, carrier at Dalkeith 3 Oct. 1783 

„ Alison; Robert Moncur, shoemaker 27 June 1773 

„ Alison ; Quinten Carmichael, shoemaker 14 Dec. 1798 

„ Anne; Alexander Livingston, wright 22 Oct. 1771 

„ Ann; Patrick Baillie, writer 20 Oct. 1781 

„ Cecilia; Patrick Baillie, writer 26 Sept. I7;6 

„ Edward, shoemaker, New Grayfriar's p., and Katharine, same 

p., d. of deceased James Ker, blacksmith in Dunkeild 13 Oct. 1786 
„ Elizabeth; Charles Callan r Uyp^ 

„ Elizabeth; Henry Taylor, wright 28 July 1765 

„ Elizabeth ; Thomas Johnston, wright 25 July 1788 

„ Elizabeth; Adam Dickson, engraver 5 May 1794 

„ Elizabeth; Richard Hutchison, innkeeper 5 Jan. 1797 

„ George,lintdresser, and Ann, d. to deceast James Young, wright, 

both in Old Kirk p. , 5 j une 1?6o 

„ Henrietta; George Walker, drawing master u Aug. 1795 

„ Isabella; Donald Cattanach, servant 19 Nov. 1798 

„ James, of the Island of Granada, now in the Tolbooth Church 
p., and Miss Collen, second d. of deceast Collen Campbell 
of Glenure, now in the West Church p. 26 Apr. 1772 

„ Captain James William, of the 7th regiment of foot, St. Giles' p., 
and Miss Margaret, same p., d. of David Ross (Lord Anker- 
viUe) r 6 Jan. 1783 

c 



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Baillie, James, of the Island of Granada, merchant, St. Giles' p., and 
Miss Katharine, same p., d. of Robert Gordon of Hallhead 

14 Feb. 1784 
„ Jane; Gilbert Salton, writer 7 Apr. 1791 

„ Janet; Angus Brown, ostler 18 Dec. 1768 

„ Janet; John Wight, servant 29 Jan. 1775 

„ Miss Janet; Thomas Blair, merchant 5 July 1785 

,, Jean; John Stewart, soldier 10 Mar. 1783 

„ Jean; William Small, gardener 4 Apr. 1790 

„ John, tailor, and Elizabeth, d. to William Ritchie, merchant in 

New Grayfriar's Kirk p. 22 Feb. 1 761 

„ John, upholsterer, and Margt., d. to deceast Alexr. Sutherland, 

farmer at Wick, both in New Kirk p. 29 July 1764 

„ John, coppersmith in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Kathne., d. to 

Alexr. Paxton, smith in p. of Spoot 19 Feb. 1769 

,, John, gentleman's servant in New North Kirk p., and Mary, d. 
of deceast James Forrester, farmer in p. of Peebles, now in 
Tron Kirk p. 2 Dec. 1770 

„ John, cooper, and Mary, d. to Donald M'Kenzie, day laborer 20 Oct. 1776 
,, John, gentleman's servant, New Gray Friar's p., and Barbara, 

same p., d. of Robert Mason, weaver in Cramond 30 Oct. 1787 

„ John, writer in College Kirk p., and Elizabeth Sangster, same 

p., relict of Charles Millar, cutter in London 27 Feb. 1792 

,, John, mason, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Isabella, same p., d. of 

Thomas Dickson, labourer, Laswade 18 July 1794 

„ John, shoemaker, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Margaret, St. Andrew 
Church p., d. of deceased John Hamilton, tailor in Berwick- 
upon-Tweed 7 Mar. 1796 
,, Johanna; John Home, merchant 6 Oct. 1776 
„ Julied ; Matthew Hardie, soldier 12 Feb. 1779 
„ Miss Katherine; Andrew Wardrop, merchant 2 June 1751 
„ Katherine; William Green, servant 15 Feb. 1767 
,, Katherine; William Stevenson, soldier 23 June 1786 
,, Margaret; Lieutenant David Melvill 25 Nov. 1753 
„ Margaret ; Alexander Lamond, porter 5 July 1799 
„ Miss Maria; Andrew Crombie, solicitor 18 Oct. 1792 
„ Marion; George Black, servant 10 Apr. 1757 
,, Marion; James Blackie, printer 30 May 1778 
,, Miss Mary; Stair Agnew, yr. of Lochnaw 19 June 1763 
„ Miss Mary; Cosmo Gordon of Clunie 27 June 1786 
„ Matthew, of Cairnbroe, Captain of the 13th Dragoons, St. 
Andrew Kirk p , and Miss Agnes, same p., second d. of 
William Ramsay of Barnton 25 Dec. 1792 
,, Patrick, writer, and Cecillia, d. of deceast Thomas Baillie, 

residenter, both in the College Kirk p. 26 Sept. 1756 

„ Patrick, writer, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Ann, Old Grey Frier's 

p., d. of Jonathan Baillie, officer of Customs, Fifeshire 20 Oct. 1781 
„ Robert, mason, Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Martha Denholme, 
p. of Cannongate, relict of Hugh Wilkinson, gentleman's 
servant 1 Nov. 1780 

„ Simon, of Rosehall, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Miss Janet, p. of 

Cannongate, d. of deceased Mr. Andrew Alison, merchant 1 May 1788 
„ Thomas, mason, College Kirk p., and Janet, St. Andrew Kirk 

p., d. of David Watt, wright at Pinkerton, East Lothian 19* Feb. 1795 
,, Thomas, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Isobel, same p., d. 

of deceased James Bowman, labourer at Pitten Weem 31 Aug. 1795 
„ Thomas, writer, College Church p., and Miss Christian, same 

p., d. of Archibald Stewart, ship carpenter in Rothsay 24 Oct. 1800 
„ William, Jan. of Polkemmet, in Tolbooth Kirk p., and Miss 
Margt.. d. to Sir James Colquhoun of Luss, Bart., in Old 
Kirk p. 27 Nov. 1768 



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Baillie, William, merchant in Edinburgh, indweller in West Kirk p., 

and Jean Murray in New North Kirk p., relict of Alexander 

Mitchell, merchant 23 Oct. 1774 

„ William, day labourer, p. of Temple, and Marion, College 

Kirk p., d. of Dr. John Tait 31 May 1779 

,, William, chaise driver in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Isobel, 

College Kirk p., d. of William Shearer, writer, Thurso 12 July 1792 
„ See also Bay ley. 
Baills, John, miner, and Katharine, d. to Daniel Campbell, serjant 

in Lord Lothian's Company, both in Castle of Edinburgh 

17 June 1764 
Bain, Agnes; William Roy, weaver 23 Aug. 1785 

„ Alexander, wright, and Janet, d. to deceast John Coupar, 

farmer at Paislie, both in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 23 Mar. 1760 

„ Alexander, cotton spinner, Old Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, St. 

Andrew p., d. of Thomas Calder, flaxdresser at Wick 9 Mar. 1789 

,, Alexander, day labourer in Old Kirk p., and Katharine, in 

same p., d. of deceased Peter Sutherland, wright in Forse, 

p. of Ledron, Cathness 20 Aug. 1790 

„ Alexander, slaiter in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of John Reid, farmer at Lethem, p. of Mid Calder 14 Aug. 1792 

„ Andrew, tylor, New North Church p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased John Anderson, farmer, Gillmerton 24 Nov. 1776 

,, Ann; James M'Conochie 31 May 1752 

,, Catherine; Charles Myles, servant 20 Dec. 1794 

,, Catherine; Thomas Adams, currier 20 Apr. 1795 

„ Christian; George M'Lean, chairman 30 Aug. 1792 

,, Christian; Charles Slorach, tailor 28 May 1794 

,, Daniel, publican, Tolbooth Church p., and Elizabeth, New 

Church p., d. to Gavine Thomson, tron man, New Church 

p. 14 July 1776 

,, Daniel, publican, Old Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of Archd. 

Buchannan, Salter at Prestonpans 22 Feb. 1786 

,, David, servant to John Russell, W.S., and Jean, d. of 

deceased Thomas Reid, shepherd at Hopekirk, both in S. 

W. p. 30 Mar. 1755 

., David, printer in the High Kirk p., and Jacobina, in New 

Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased John Maxwall, engraver 9 Oct. 1792 

„ Elizabeth; William Marriner, servant II Apr. 1796 

„ Elizabeth; John Brough, shoemaker 13 Sept. 1798 

„ Euphan ; Robert Matheson, skinner 22 Sept. 1771 

„ (Beain), George, writer in N. W. p., and Marjorie, d. of 

deceased James M'Dougall, merchant in Shottland, now in 

S. E. p. 26 May 1754 

„ George, gentleman's servant, and Janet, d. to Robert Murdoch, 

gardener, now in Tron Kirk p. 13 Jan. 1760 

„ George, soldier in the 21st Regiment, Castle of Edinburgh, 

and Katharine, New Kirk p., d. of Charles Stewart, mason 

in Dunbar 28 Mar. 1783 

„ George, tailor, Tron Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., d. of Alexr. 

Kennedy, tailor in Suddy, Black Isle, Ross-shire 14 Oct. 1784 

„ Grizel; Alexander Kemp, writer 5 Oct. 1777 

„ Helen; Roderick Matheson, servant 11 Nov. 1793 

„ Helen; Thomas Lamb 2 Dec. 1795 

„ Henrietta; John Dickson, baxter 3 Apr. 1798 

„ Henrietta; David Cook, miner 18 July 1798 

„ Hugh, printer in Old Grayfriar's p., and Catharine, Tolbooth 

Kirk p., d. of deceased . . . M'Donald, labourer at the 
Watter of Leith 9 Mar. 1793 

„ Isobel; James Brymer, soldier 20 Nov. 1763 

„ Isobel; William Johnstone, mason 4 June 1769 



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Bain, James, flesher, and Isobell Maxwell, relict of Andrew 

Plummer, flesher, both in New Kirk p. 26 July 1767 

„ James, flesher in New Kirk p., and Janet, d. to William 
Livingston, wright in Carneshill, p. of Dumfermling, now in 
Tolbooth Kirk p. 27 Aug. 1769 

„ James, flesher, New Kirk p., and Jacky, New Gray Friar's p., 

d. of deceased David Cunynghame, baker 18 Dec. 1780 

„ James, late soldier in the 73rd regiment of foot, Old Kirk p., and 
Elizabeth, same p., d. of deceased William Tait, farmer, p. 
of Dunnet, county of Caithness 27 Nov. 1787 

„ James, residenter, and Janet, both in St. Andrew Church p., 

d. of deceased John Reid at Prestonpans 23 June 1797 

„ Janet; Robert Stuart, merchant 13 Dec. 1767 

„ Jean; John Innes, weaver 2 Aug. 1780 

,, Jean; Thomas Marsh, servant 16 Jan. 1796 

„ John, nobleman's servant in Tron Kirk p., and Margt, in 
College Kirk p., d. to deceast John Ferguson, farmer in 
Aberdeenshire 10 Feb. 1765 

„ John, journeyman bookbinder in New North Kirk p., and 
Jean, d. to deceast J as. Stewart, baxter, in West Kirk p., 
now in Tolbooth Kirk p. 31 Mar. 1771 

„ John, sailor at Canon, and Peggie, d. to Jenkin Williams, clerk 

at the Canon Work, now servant in Old Grayfrier's Kirk p. 20 Sept. 1772 
„ John, painter, p. of St. Giles, and Mary, Old Grayfriar's p., d. 

of deceased James Beattie, gardener 7 June 1779 

,, John, tailor, Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Helen, St. Andrew Kirk 

p., d. of Andrew Muat, heelmaker in Cannongate 8 Sept. 1787 

„ John, painter, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

Thomas Duncan, cattle dealer 27 Aug. 1796 

„ Katherine; James Howie, chapman 29 Sept. 1787 

„ Margaret; David Pentland 30 Sept. 1783 

„ Margaret; William Scott, shoemaker 9 June 1787 

„ Margaret; John Balcanquhall, shoemaker 9 Dec. 1788 

„ Margaret; William Sutherland, grocer 1 Apr. 1789 

„ Margaret; Donald M'Donald, soldier 19 Nov. 1792 

„ Margaret; David Reid, glover 18 Apr. 1797 

„ Martha; Nathaniel Carmichael, mariner 26 Apr. 1772 

„ Mary; William Malish, butcher 5 Mar. 1775 

„ Miss Mary; Forrester Rose, Clifford's Inn, London 25 Jan. 1793 

„ ' Mary; William Whitson, grocer 15 Aug. 1793 

„ Mary; James Mylly, soldier 21 Mar. 1800 

,, Peter, tailor in Tron Kirk p., and Isobell, d. of deceast Wm. 

Herdman, weaver, now in Old Grayfriar's Kirk p. 9 Aug. 1772 

,, Robert, journeyman sclator in College Kirk p., and Jean, in 

said p., d. to deceast John M'Call, farmer at Girvan 6 Dec. 1772 

„ Robert, tobacconist, Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. 

of Tames Inglis, farmer in Dunfermline 31 Aug. 1798 

„ Sarah ; David Brown, servant 30 May 1794 

„ William, flesher, and Elizabeth, d. of deceased James Craw, 

flesher, both in N. K. p. 23 Mar. 1755 

„ William, journeyman wright in College Kirk p., and Janet, d. 
to deceast James M'Kenzie, sailor in Leith, now in Lady 
Yester's Kirk p. 12 June 1763 

William, flesher, and Alison Lavvson, relict of Wm. Clerk, 

flesher, both in New Kirk p. 28 Feb. 1768 

„ William, tailor, and Margt, d. of deceast John Hay, farmer in 

the p. of Ordwell, both in Tolbooth Kirk p. 18 Apr. 1773 

„ William, flesher, New Church p., and Margaret Wabster, 

widow of Thomas Brown, flesher 5 Jan. 1777 

William, slater, College Kirk p., and Lillias, Old Gray Friar's 

p., d. of Donald Shaw, day labourer 23 Apr. 1783 



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Bain, William, day laborer, Tron Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased William Spence, farmer in Fifeshire 4 Sept. 1783 

„ William, jun., flesher, High Kirk p., and Katharine, New Gray 
Friars p., d. of deceased John Kerr, carter at Libberton 
Kirk 30 May 1786 

„ William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Jean, 

same p., d. of Andrew Bell, weaver in Innerkekhing 13 Nov. 1789 

,, See also Bayne. 
Baird, Alexander, shoemaker in S. W. p., and Janet, d. to James 
Smith, gardener at Castle Barns in the West Kirk p., now 
in N. W. p. 29 Apr. 1753 

„ Alexander, shoemaker in College Kirk p., and Mary, d. to 
deceast Walter Watson, ship carpenter in Burntisland, now 
in Tolbooth Kirk p. 17 Apr. 1763 

„ Andrew, gentleman's servant, and Jean, d. to deceast Alexr. 

Porteous, farmer at Dalkeith p., both in Old Kirk p. 20 Jan.* 1760 

„ Anne; Robert Innes, shoemaker 13 May 1770 

„ Ann; James Reid, auditor's clerk 2 Aug. 1794 

„ Betty; Dewar Lather, farmer 27 Sept. 1772 

„ Miss Charles; Lord Haddo 17 June 1752 

„ Christian; George Callender, wright 31 Mar. 1777 

„ Elizabeth; John Gray, lint dresser 8 Jan. 1769 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; Captain James Christie 26 Oct. 1781 

„ Helen; James M'Millan, servant 23 June 1765 

,, Isobel; William Dalgairns, brewer's servant 18 Oct. 1761 

•„ James, journeyman dyer in New North Kirk p., and Mary, d. 
to Wm. Stuart, wright in Canongate p., now in College 
Kirk p. 14 Feb. 1762 

,, James, son to Jas. Baird, sen., merchant in Edinburgh, and 
Miss Kathrine, d. to James Gordon, merchant in Glasgow, 
now in College Kirk p. 6 Apr. 1766 

„ James, journeyman dyer in Old Grey Frier's p., and Margt., 
d. to George Baird, shoemaker in Haddington, now in 
College Kirk p. 17 May 1767 

„ James, gentleman's servant in Tron Church p., and Margaret, 
Old Gray Friar's Church p., d. to William Brown, blacksmith 
at Tininghame 22 Oct. 1775 

„ Sir James, of Sauchtonhall, Bartt, p. of St. Giles, and Miss 
Harriet, p. of Canongate, d. of Wynne Johnston of 
Hilton 17 Jan. 1780 

„ James, candlemaker, Lady Yester's p., and Isabella, same p., 

d. of deceased James M'Crabie, cawsay layer 22 June 1782 

„ James, merchant, St. Andrew p., and Miss Margaret, same p., 
d. of deceased Captain William Gunning of 61 st regiment 

28 Apr. 1786 
„ Jr.mes, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Isobel, 
same p., d. of William Riddle, wright at New Mills, county 
of Peebles 29 Dec. 1788 

„ Janet; George Frew, quarrier 22 Jan. 1793 

„ Margaret; Andrew Hodge, barber 2 Feb. 1766 

„ Miss Margaret; Mr. John Maxwell, writer 2 Mar. 1766 

„ Margaret; James Baird, dyer 17 May 1767 

„ Miss Margaret; Hugh Handyside, merchant 5 Sept. 1792 

„ Margaret; John Kerr, painter 13 June 1794 

„ Margaret; John Marshall, mariner 10 May 1796 

„ Mary ; Thomas Martin, founder 10 Aug. 1760 

„ Miss Mary; Thomas Gray of Ferniehirst 28 May 1785 

„ Mathew, soldier of Argylshire Fencibles, Castle of Edinburgh, 
and Mary Millar, New Grayfriar's p., d. of Willm. Millar, 
mariner at Alloa 6 Oct. 1794 

„ Rachel; John Duncan, merchant 5 J an - '766 



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Baird, Robert, shoemaker in Potterrow, in the West K. p., and 

Christian, d. of deceased Wm. Christison, smith and farrier 

at Hadingtoun, now in S. K. p. 19 Jan. 1755 

„ Robert, baker, and Katharine, d. to deceast Alexander Mein, 

carter in South Leith, both in Old Grayfriar's Kirk p. 6 Apr. 1760 

,, Robert, chaise driver in College Kirk p., and Mary, d. to 

deceast James Thomson, farmer in p. of Dunbar, now in 

Lady Yester's Kirk p. 20 Dec. 1772 

,, Thomas, wright in Tron Kirk p., and Miss Elizabeth, d. of 

deceast Jas. M'Dougall, merchant, now in College Kirk p. 18 Apr. 1762 
,, Thomas, writer, New Grayfriar's p., and Miss Andrew, Tron 

Church p., d. of Mr. Joseph Sealey, teacher of manners 31 Jan. 1799 
„ Thomas, merchant, College Church p., and Miss Elisabeth, 

Tron Church p., d. of Mr. Francis Buchan, wood merchant, 

N. Berwick 21 Mar. 1800 

„ William, shoemaker in the New Grayfriar's Church p., and 

Elizth. Thomson, in said p., relict of Alexander Livingston, 

carter 27 Mar. 1774 

BairnsFather, Margaret; John Spalding, weaver 6 Feb. 1763 

Baistie, Katherine; Thomas M'Lean, wright 14 Feb. 1768 

Baker, James Fouler, of Charlistown, South Carolina, student of 

physick at the University of Edinburgh, and Miss Ann, d. 

of deceast Francis Pringle, Lieutenant in the Royal 

American Regiment commanded by General Amherst, now 

residing in the College Kirk p. 15 Mar. 1772 

,, Jeremiah, merchant, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Hanah, Lady 

Yester's p., d. of Robert Corbut of Staffordshire 9 Mar. 1795 

,, John, soldier, 7th regiment of foot, Lady Yester's p., and 

Elisabeth, same p., d. of John Saxton, late clerk in the p. 

of St. Cuthbert's 29 Apr. 1799 

„ William, soldier in the 1st regiment of light cavalry, High 

Church p., and Christian, same p., d. of David Campbell, 

porter 25 Dec. 1799 

Balbirnie, Janet; John Corner, labourer 30 July 1792 

„ Katherine; James Clunie, baxter 30 Nov. 1766 

Balcanquhall (Balcanqual), Miss Isobel; Rev. Thomas Millar 4 July 1756 

„ James, day labourer in New Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, same 

p.,«d. of William Melvin, mason at Falkland 21 Sept. 1792 

,, John, weaver, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

William Davidson, mason, p. of Blackfurd 2 Mar. 1785 

„ John, shoemaker, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, Lady Yester's 

Kirk p., d. of Henry Bain, shoemaker 9 Dec. 1788 

„ Margaret Hay; James Greig, mason 25 Dec. 1800 

Balcononel, John, journeyman mason, and Grant, d. to John Milne, 

shoemaker, both in New North Kirk p. 23 Dec. 1770 

Bald, Alexander, clerk to a salt work at Culross, and Jean, in Lady 

Yester's Kirk p., d. of James Christie, mason in said p. 1 May 1774 
„ James, merchant in South Leith p., and Christian, d. of deceased 

David Stocks, mariner in Bruntisland, now in S. W. p. 5 Oct. 1755 

,, James, fiesher, New Kirk p., and Eupham, same p., d. of 

Thomas M'Millan, flesher in Dalkeith 7 Jan. 1782 

,, James, labourer, College Church p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of David Watt, wright in Pinkerton, by Dunbar 10 Oct. 1800 

„ Miss Lillie; Lieut. Frederick Barlet 24 May 1784 

„ Lillias; Angus Campbell, merchant 21 Jan. 1799 

,, Marion; John M'Ewen, labourer 7 Nov. 1773 

„ Robert, mason in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Jean, d. to deceast 

James M'Donald, farmer in Dumblane, now in New Gray- 

freir's p. 12 Feb. 1764 

„ William, merchant, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Helen, West Kirk 

p., d. of John Buchanan, miller at Gossfoord 6 Nov. 1778 



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Balderstone, Agnes ; Alexander Lang, grocer 30 June 1776 

„ James, skinner, burges in Old Grayfriar's Kirk p.,' and Anne, 
d. to deceast John Reid, brewar's servant, now in College 
Kirk p. 26 Apr. 1761 

„ Margaret; Robert Spalding, servant 29 Apr. 1780 

,, Mary; David Murray, staymaker 18 May 1766 

„ Mary; James Ritchie, wright 28 Apr. 1771 

Baldie, Robert, wright, St. Andrew Church p., and Mary, p. of Gar- 
gunach, d. of James Fergusson, wright at Gargunnoch, 
Stirlingshire I July 1796 

Bale, Isobel; Richard Leyton, wright 23 Nov. 1766 

Balfour, Agnes; John Stewart, wright 22 Apr. 1794 

„ Alice; Charles Reoch, merchant 13 Sept. 1767 

„ Ann; Daniel Shaw, clogmaker 6 May 1764 

„ Miss Ann; William Thomas Wishart 24 Apr. 1768 

„ Ann; William Elphinston, mason 21 Nov. 1798 

„ Bethia; William Moubray, merchant 10 Aug. 1766 

„ Miss Betty; Rev. Hector M'Phail 26 Oct. 1755 

„ Christian; Patrick Fairly, deacon 29 July 1753 

„ Rev. David, minister of the Gospell at Torry Burn, and Miss 
Agnes, d. of deceast John Lawder, copper smith in Old 
Grayfrier's p. 24 May 1767 

„ David, W.S., St. Giles' p., and Mrs. Marrion, d. of Mr. George 

M'Intosh, merchant in Glasgow 26 Aug. 1782 

,, Elphingston, bookseller, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Miss Margaret, 

New Grayfriar's p., d. of Mr. Alexr. Bruce, merchant 19 Aug. 1784 

„ Capt. Henry, of the Royal Regt. of Artillery, and Miss Jean, d. 

to Mr. Wm. Elliot, writer in New North Kirk p. 4 Aug. 1765 

,, Isabella; James Alexander, clerk 8 Jan. 1780 

,, Isobel; Patrick Taylor, smith 13 Nov. 1757 

,, Isobel; George Peat, writer 28 July 1765 

„ James, merchant in New North Kirk p., and Miss Margt., d. 

of deceast John Stuart, merchant in Old Grayfriar's p. 30 May 1762 
„ Janet; William Keir, land surveyor 19 Apr. 1772 

„ Miss Jean; Captain Thomas Inglis 3 Oct. 1791 

,, John, surgeon in Tolbooth Kirk p., and Miss Hariote, d. to 

deceast Alexander Drummond 10 Sept. 1769 

„ John, younger of Pilrig, merchant in New Town, and Jean, in 
New Church p., second d. of deceast Dr. Robert Whyte of 
Bennochie, physician in Edinburgh 24 Jan. 1773 

,, John, jun., bookseller, New North Kirk p., and Miss Peggy, 
p. of Haw'k, d. of Mr. . . . Grieve, at Bransholm 
Park 22 Dec. 1783 

„ Miss Katherine; John Black, merchant 20 Sept. 1767 

„ Louisa; Thomas Conell, merchant 5 Sept. 1750 

„ Miss Louisa; James Millar, writer 5 Aug. 1786 

„ Margaret ; James Taylor, writer 14 July 1751 

„ Margaret; Angus M'Intosh, brush maker 22 Dec. 175 1 

„ Miss Margaret; Michael Riddle 25 Apr. 1781 

„ Margaret; James Smith, paper mould maker 21 May 1795 

,, Miss Mary; Rev. Alexander Brunton 4 Dec. 1798 

„ Miss Susanna ; Robert Hamilton of Wishaw 29 Jan. 1764 

„ Miss; James Wemyss, jun. of Unthank 27 Nov. 1757 

„ Rev. Mr. Robert, minister of the Gospel in Glasgow, and Miss 
Catharine, St. Andrew Kirk p., d. of deceased Mr, Archd. 
M'Gilchrist, writer 25 May 1787 

„ William, wright at Dundee, and Jean, d. of James Stronach, 

smith, Bamfshire, both now in Edinburgh 18 May 1777 

„ Capt. William, of the 59th regiment of foot, New North Kirk p., 
and Miss Jean, same p., d. of late William Ogilvie of Hart- 
wood Mires 20 Dec. 1786 



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Balgarnie, Mary; Martin Steel, wright 24 Sept. 1775 

Balgowan, Jean; John Crosbie, workman 29 May 1763 

Balaary, James, gentleman's servant, Coll. Ch. p., and Elizabeth, 

same p., d. of late William M'Culloch, weaver 26 Oct. 1777 

„ Janet, New North Kirk p., d. of John Balhary, publican in 
Bristo Street, Edinburgh, and Donald Monro, merchant, 
New Kirk p. 5 Jan. 1785 

,, John, clerk to the Carlisle Wagon, St. Cuthbert's p., and 
Spence, Tolbooth Kirk p., d. of Robert Walker, sivewright 
at Fisherrow 26 May 1797 

,, Joshua, gardener, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of Donald M'Millan, farmer in Argour, county of Argyle 24 Mar. 1785 
Balks, Thomas, carter, New Grayfriar's p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. 

of Joseph Brown, carter in Portsburgh 23 Dec. 1799 

Ball, Miss Margaret; Alexander Legrand 24 Feb. 1754 

„ Robert, soldier, 35th regiment of foot, New North Church p., 

and Ann, same p., d. of Alexr. Stroack, smith 19 Nov. 1799 

Ballangown, John, merchant in Strameglie, and Miss Elizth., d. to 
deceast Mr. Robt. Bryce, minister at the Kirk of Dron, now 
in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 24 Apr. 1768 

Ballantine, Agnes; Daniel M'Intosh, servant 24 Feb. 1792 

„ Alexander, currier in N. E. p., and Margt., d. to deceased 

William Bell, metster in Leith, now in S. E. p. 28 Sept. 1755 

Janet; William Burton, merchant 27 Feb. 1798 

Johanna; John Lawrie, farmer 2 Apr. 1775 

Katherine; Ebenezer Annan, smith 3 May 1772 

Margaret; Robert Nicol, baker 6 Nov. 1757 

Nancy; Thomas Fen wick, tanner 30 Nov. 1785 

Nancy; George Ballantine, wright 31 Aug. 1789 

Ballantyne, Alexander, coppersmith in the New Kirk p., and Janet, 
of Stuarton in p. of Eddleston, d. of deceast Robert 
Ballantyne, farmer in Hercus at Eddleston 11 Dec. 1774 

„ Alexander, weaver, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased Andrew Wilson, smith 29 Aug. 1786 

„ Alexander, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Margt., same p., 
d. of Willm. Hamilton, farmer at Boghall, Linlithgow- 
shire 22 Aug. 1794 
„ Alison; William Thomson, wright 13 June 1800 
„ Ann; James Maxwell, tanner 3 June 1759 
„ Ann; Thomas Carmichael, wigmaker 16 June 1765 
„ Christian; James Beveridge, shipmaster 27 Mar. 1768 
„ Elizabeth; Thomas Buiney, soldier 22 Jan. 1782 
„ Miss Euphemia; Alexander Christie, painter 2 Apr. 1785 
„ Helen; John Edmond, timber merchant 27 Jan. 1787 
„ Isobel; Alexander Lindsay, tron man 7 June 1782 
„ James, carter, and Janet, d. to deceast Andw. Yool, carter in 

Tranent, now both in New North Kirk p. 9 June 1765 

„ James, mason in the New Grayfriar's Kirk p , and Margt., d. of 
James Murray, labouring man in Glencairn p., now in the 
Tolbooth Kirk p. 26 July 1772 

„ James, gentleman's servant in New Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, 
same p., d. of deceased John Horn, wright near Largo, Fyfe- 



shire 



Janet; Robert Fleeming, water bearer 

Janet, of Stuarton; Alexander Ballantyne 

Janet ; Alexander Cieghorn, tailor 

Jean; John Bell, printer 

John, porter in the College Kirk p., and Mary, in said p., d 

deceased Peter Malcolm, weaver at Cranston 
John, masson in Old Gray Fryr's p., and Janet M'Dowall, same p. 

24 Mar. 1776 



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24 May 1761 
11 Dec. 1774 

25 Nov. 1789 
2 Apr. 1781 

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Ballantyne, John, merchant, New North Kirk p., and Jacobina Wilson, 
West Kirk p., relict of David Moffat, weaver in Portsbrugh 

22 May 
„ John, wool merchant in New Gray Friar's p., and Lillias, 

same p., d. of Uavid Anderson, merchant in Tranent 31 May 

„ John, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of deceased Robert Gowanlock, farmer at 

Brownmoor, county of Selkirk 1 Sept. 

„ Katherine; Daniel Denvar, musician 28 Mar. 

„ Margaret ; Alexander Stewart, wool merchant 3 Feb. 

„ Mary ; Henry Dallas, shoemaker 5 Aug. 

„ Mary; John Moar, servant 26 Jan. 

,, Peter, indweller, Lady Yester's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexander Dobie, sailor at Carronshore 26 May 

„ Robert, plasterer in Old Kirk p., and Helen, d. to deceast John 

Hunter, soldier in the Royal Scots Regt., now in Tron Kirk p. 

23 Sept. 
„ Walter, gardener, and Helen, both in New Grayfriar's p., d. of 

deceased Willm. M'Laren, gardener, Leith Walk 23 Jan. 

„ Walter, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew Church p., and Elisa- 
beth, same p., d. of deceased Edward Watt, farmer in p. of 
Bothkennar 22 Aug. 

Balleny, Allison; William Meils, servant 29 June 

„ David, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, Tolbooth 

Church p., d. of Philip M'Intosh, mariner, Ely 31 Dec. 

„ Helen; Peter Wilson, staymaker 15 Oct. 

„ John, baker, Old Kirk p., and Anne, Tolbooth Kirk p., d. of 

Laurance Airshman, coachman 26 Nov. 

Ballerston, John, plasterer, and Charlote, d. of deceast William 
Mason, farmer in p. of Collace, both in the College Kirk p. 

13 Nov. 
Balling-all, Anne; John Arnot, mariner 3 May 

„ Euphemia; Baird Torrence, gardener 28 Jan. 

,, Helen; John Montgomery, shoemaker 8 Jan. 

„ Jean ; Alexander Denham, baker 26 Apr. 

„ John, hairdresser, Old Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of Robert Torin, merchant 6 Mar. 

„ Margaret ; William Stewart, under janitor 23 Aug. 

„ Margaret; Daniel Macfarlane, steward 14 Nov. 

Ballington, Thomas, of Holinglie, in p. of Inverkeithing, and Miss 
Grizel, d. of deceast James Veitch of Bonkill, in Old Kirk p. 

25 Oct. 
„ William, peutherer in N. K. p., and Margt., d. of deceased 

Alexr. Coulter, peutherer in S. S. W. p. 6 Apr. 

Balloch, William, flesher, Tron Kirk p., and Isobell, same p., d. of 

Alexander Callender, flesher in Falkirk 4 Mar. 

Balmain, Caroline; Hon. Fletcher Norton 17 July 

„ David, serjant in the 30th regiment, and Ann, d. to John 

Kennedy, farmer in Perthshire, both in Old Kirk p. 30 Aug. 

,, Isobel; Charles Gordon, servant 24 June 

„ James, solicitor of Excise, West Kirk p., and Miss Isabella, p. 

of St. Giles, d. of deceased William Gordon of Greenlaw 7 Apr. 
„ James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Jean 

Cumming, same p., relict of Cumberland Wood, pensioner 9 Apr. 
„ James, merchant, St. Andrew Church p., and Emly, same p., d. 

of deceased . . . Gordon, merchant in Leith 19 Nov. 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh, and Miss Margt., d. to Andrew 
Thomson, merchant in London, both Lady Yester's Kirk p. 

15 Nov. 
„ Katherine; John Ross, pensioner 2 July 

„ Lydia; Adam Simpson, painter 30 Aug. 



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Balmain, Robert, grocer, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of David Paterson, farmer in Balbairdie, county of Fife 20 Aug. 1785 
Balmanie, William, gentleman's servant in Old Grayfreir's p., and 
Elizth., d. to deceast Wm. Henderson, gardener in West 
Kirk p. 19 Feb. 1769 

Balmore, Sally; Roderick Macgregor, tailor 17 Apr. 1793 

Balnave, Anne; Andrew Pride, servant 30 June 1787 

Balnaves, Capt. John, of Carnbaildiel, in Genl. Halkat's regiment 
in the Dutch service, now in N. E. p., and Miss Preston, d. 
of . . . Durham of Largo, now in S. W. p. 12 Jan. 1752 

Balneavis, Miss Ann; George Oliphant Kinloch of Rosemount 6 Sept. 1772 
„ Barbara; John Smith, engineer 1 Sept. 1751 

Balsillie, William, mason, College Kirk p., and Margaret, St. 

Andrew Church p., d. of Francis Turner, labourer at Alva 15 Nov. 1797 
Bambridge, Mary; John Christie, Wright 2 Nov. 1778 

Bamburry, Robert, wright, and Mary, d. to deceased William Turner, 

miller at Morpeth, now in Edinburgh 19 May 1776 

Band, Henry, baker in Edinburgh, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Margaret, 
in New North Kirk p., d. of deceased James Wylie, dyer in 
Midcaldcr 23 Sept. 1790 

Banks, Ann; James Stewart, tailor 11 Nov. 1753 

„ Charles, postmaster in Canongate, and Helen, d. to Wm. 

Walker, farmer in Newton p., now in Old Kirk p. 19 F"eb. 1764 

,, Miss Christian ; Alexander Clapperton, writer 10 Jan. 1768 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Barclay, weaver 5 Sept. 1773 

„ Francis, chaise driver, Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of Donald M'Gregor, porter 27 Dec. 1780 

„ Gilbert, serjant in the 26th regiment, and Janet, d. to deceast 
Andrew Keith, farmer in p. of Latheron, Kaithness, both 
in College Kirk p. 13 Jan. 1771 

,, James, marriner, Old Grayfriar's p., and Isobell, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexander Smith, farmer in Caithness 20 Oct. 1783 

„ John, tailor, College Kirk p., and Isobell, Old Gray Friar's p., 

d. of deceased William Turpey, shipmaster in Kinghorn 12 Dec. 1778 
„ John, gentleman's servant, High Kirk p., and Katharine, same 
p., d. of deceased Isdale Richardson, basket maker, p. of 
Cockpen 23 Aug. 1787 

„ Margaret; Benjamin Bonner, shoemaker 13 July 1766 

„ Margaret ; John Horen, clerk 24 Jan. 1794 

„ Robert, soldier in Lord George Beauclerk's regiment, and 
Esther, d. to Wm. Steel, weaver in Hadington, now in the 
New Grayfrier's Kirk p. 28 Nov. 1756 

,, Sophia; David Kinnear, wright 6 Jan. 1765 

Bannatine (Bannantine), Anne; Edward Stoddart, labourer 8 Mar. 1785 

„ Elizabeth; James Lauder, baxter 2 Nov. 1766 

„ Miss Helen; Professor Dugald Stewart 4 Nov. 1783 

,, James, glasier in S. W. p., and Jean, d. of deceased James 

Bannantine, tennent in Kirkness in p. of Edlestoun 21 Sept. 1755 

,, Jean; James Bannatine, glasier 21 Sept. 1755 

,, Margaret; Alexander Grant, writer 22 Feb. 1785 

,, Peter, wright in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Mary, in same p., d. 

of Andrew Gray, innkeeper in Norton, Berwick 27 May 1790 

Bannatyne (Bannantyne), Christian ; William Swirles, slater 20 Mar. 1789 

„ Janet; Robert Slorach, tailor 7 July 1784 

„ Miss Jean; John Agur, brickmaker 13 June 1788 

„ John, of Castlebank, p. of Lanark, and Euphemia, d. of 

deceased Dr. John Harvey, physician in London 29 Dec. 1778 

„ John, of Castlebank, now in Lady Yester's p., and Miss Amelia, 

same p., eldest d. of Mr. James Clark, His Majesty's carrier ' 
for Scotland 18 July 1795 

„ Katherine; Alexander Durham, servant 26 Nov. 1752 






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Bannatyne (Bannantyne), Maitland, merchant, Tron Church p., and 
Margaret, d. of deceased Mr. James Kirkland, surgeon at 
Goggar 9 Nov. 1777 

„ William, surgeon, and Sophia, d. of Rev. James Gray, minister 

of the Gospel at Lanark 7 May 1782 

Bannerman, Charlotte; John Hepburn, servant 14 Apr. 1754 

,, George, gentleman's servant, and Isobel, d. to deceast James 

Robertson, silk weaver, both in College Kirk p. 6 May 1759 

,, George, gentleman's servant in Tron Kirk p., and Jean, d. to 
deceast Robert Hunter, shipmaster at Greenock, in College 
Kirk p. 6 Dec. 1767 

„ Miss Mary; Francis Russel, advocate 22 Jan. 1784 

„ William, running stationer, and Isobel, d. to Wm. Dick, cow- 
feeder at Hermons, St. Jermino, in West Kirk p., now in 
Tron Kirk p. 29 May 1763 

,, William, running stationer in College Kirk p., and Margaret, 

d. to William Ross, stationer in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 14 July 1771 

Bannister, Ann; John, Burnet, baker 2 Apr. 1800 

„ Thomas, cloth worker, Paul's Work, and Margaret, College 

Church p., d. of Geo. Lamb, baker in Montrosse 5 Oct. 1777 

Baptie, Alexander, joiner, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Grissel, High 

Kirk p., d. of John Young, carter at Torryburn, P'ife 19 Mar. 1788 

„ Anne; William Wemyss, bookseller 30 Sept. 1789 

„ William, wright, and Elizth., in Toll Booth Church p., d. of 

. deceased Petter Robertson, porter in Leith 28 Sept. 1777 

Barbour, Miss Barbara; James Smyth, W.S. 22 Mar. 1798 

„ John, soldier in the Castle of Edinburgh, and Isobell Keir, relict 
of James Paterson, combmaker in Glasgow, in N. N. K. p. 
(not proclaimed) 8 July 1753 

„ John, indweller, and Margt., d. to deceast Wm. Silver, farmer 

in p. of Fettercairn, shire of Mearns, both in Tron Kirk p. 1 May 1763 
Barclay, Agnes; William Grainger of Warriston 15 June 1760 

„ Agnes; John Forsyth, gardener 31 May 1772 

„ Alexander, merchant's clerk, New Grayfriar's p., and Christian, 
St. Andrew p., d of deceased Willm. Sprot, farmer in barony 
of Crombie, Fife 19 Aug. 1789 

„ Archibald, sailor, St. Giles' p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased David Haig, gardener at Pennycook 23 Aug. 1783 

,, Cecill; Adam Gordon, .indweller 15 Apr. 1764 

„ David, glazier, and Elizth., d. to deceast Roderick M'Kenzie, 
farmer in the shire of Sutherland, both in College 
Kirk p. 22 Nov. 1767 

„ David, merchant, of Waterlane, London, and Mrs. Janet 
Day, late of Boston in New England, widow, both in New 
North Kirk p. 7 Aug. 1768 

„ Dorothea; Alexander Mason, teacher 16 Apr. 1769 

„ Elizabeth; John M'Donald, tailor 28 Dec. 1766 

„ Elizabeth; Daniel Linlithgow, shoemaker 14 Feb. 1773 

„ Rev. George, minister of ye Gospel at Hutton in Dumfrieshire, 
and Miss Margt., d. to deceast John Yair, bookseller in 
New Kirk p. 10 July 1763 

„ George, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

James Scott, herd at Stow 4 Sept. 1784 

„ George, tobacconist, Tron Kirk p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

Thomas Gardner, merchant in Markinch, Fife 24 May 1785 

„ George, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew Kirk p., and 
Christian, same p., d. of deceased Stephen Ronaldson, 
farmer at Eddleston 6 June 1795 

„ Janet; Mark Vert, tailor 25 July 1756 

„ Janet; Andrew Wilkinson, joiner 13 Apr. 1786 

„ Jean ; Gavin Alston, printer 17 Apr. 1763 



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Barclay, John, osier in the Old Grayfreir's Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to 

deceast Thomas Litle, stabler, now in Old Kirk p. 29 Oct. 1758 

„ Rev. John, minister of the Gospel in Edinburgh, Old Gray- 
frier's p., and Isabella Seyth, relick of James Caddell, 
merchant in Edinburgh, indvveller in St. Andrew's Street, 
New Town 13 Mar. 1774 

„ John, smith, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 
deceased Alexr. Brown, day labourer at Linton, county of 
Roxburgh 31 May 1786 

„ John, mason, New North Kirk p., and Marion, Tolbooth Kirk 

p., d. of John Whyte, tailor at the Abbey Hill 26 Oct. 1787 

„ Katherine; John Fairbairn, bookbinder 28 June 1761 

„ Lillie Robertson; Robert Wellwood, yr. of Pitliver 27 Jan. 1781 

„ Magdalen; Charles Calder, shoemaker 9 July 1758 

„ Miss Margaret; James Stewart of Allantoun 21 Apr. 1754 

,, Margaret; Robert M'Farlane, merchant 15 Sept. 1754 

,, • Margaret; John Fletcher, waterman 20 June 1756 

,, Margaret; George Westwater, labourer 16 Apr. 1769 

„ Margaret; Peter Dickson, boatman 3 June 1780 

„ Margaret; James Ferguson, servant 12 Jan. 1784 

„ Margaret; Alexander M'Gregor, weaver 10 Dec. 1784 

„ Margaret; Alexander Boog, bootmaker 28 Dec. 1790 

„ Marion; William Watt, workman 9 June 1771 

„ Mary; Hector Monro, chaise driver 3 Nov. 1765 

„ Mary; John Arbuckle, servant 1 Dec. 1765 

„ Peter, sergeant, Coll. M'Donald's regiment, College Kirk p., 
and Frances, same p., d. of John Aikman, currier in 
Pleasance 12 Sept. 1795 

„ Robert, founder in College Kirk p., and Cecil, d. to Edward 

Elliot, farmer at Jedburgh, now in Tolbooth Kirk p. 27 Feb. 1763 

„ Robert, brewer in New Grayfrier's p., and Agnes, d. of deceast 

John Anderson, farmer of Salen, now in Old Kirk p. 25 Mar. 1764 

,, Miss Stewart; Arthur Grant Robertson, student 27 Apr. 1782 

., Miss Susan; Adam Wilson, writer 31 May 1793 

,, Thomas, weaver in College Kirk p., and Elizth., d. to Alexr. 

Banks, an invalid, both in said p. 5 Sept. 1773 

Marriage stopt and no licence granted. 
„ William, tailor in Tolbooth Kirk p., and Ann, in Old Grayfrier's 

p., d. to John Rose, merchant in Cromartie 31 Mar. 1765 

„ William, merchant, and Miss Elizth., d. to deceast Peter Hay 

of Leys, both in College Kirk p. 5 May 1765 

„ William, baker, and Jannet, d. of deceast Andrew Hardie, 

baker, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 11 Oct. 1767 

,, William, weaver, Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 
deceased John Strathie, day laborer in Parkgate, p. of 
Blackford 11 Nov. 1785 

Barclayman, Ann; George Douglas, indvveller 20 Nov. 1763 

„ Margaret; Robert Darling 19 Nov. 1785 

Barkas, Thomas, slater, St. Andrew p., and Elioner, same p., d. of 
William Forrester, coal owner at Witherington, Northum- 
berland 30 Aug. 1785 
Barker, Miss Helen; George Begbie, clerk 28 Oct. 1797 
„ John, journeyman smith in New Greyfreir's p., and Helen, d. 

to John Hunter, weaver in Peebles, now in New Kirk p. 8 Oct. 1769 
,, John, fishhook maker, Old Greyfriar's p., and Christian, same 
p., d. of deceased John Henderson, weaver at Wemyss, 
Fife 1 June 1793 

,, Marion; Robert Lucas, merchant 18 Nov. 1797 

„ Robert, merchant, and Ann, both in St. Andrew Church p., d. 

of deceased Robert Chalmers, farmer at Bo'ness 2 Jan. 1797 

Barlap, Mary; Robert Meikle, writer 25 Aug. 1771 



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Barlas, Andrew, brewer's servant, New Grey Friar's p., and Agnes, 
same p., d. of deceased Alexr. Rattray, farmer in Bannock- 
burn • 24 Apr. 1786 
Barlet, Lieutenant Fredrick, of the 70th regiment, St. Giles' p., and 

Miss Lillie, New North Kirk p., d. of deceased John Bald 24 May 1784 
Barleyman, Agnes ; John Rutherfoord, wright 18 Aug. 1771 

Barlie, Helen; Edward Lylle, stabler 19 July 1796 

Barn, Katherine; John M'Donald, hairdresser 1 Oct. 1784 

Barnes, William, carpenter, St. Andrew Church p., and Jean, same 

p., d. of Alexr. Forbes, gardener, Leith Walk 20 Nov. 1795 

Barnet (Barnot), James, sailor, St. Giles' p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased John Cameron, mason in Leith 18 P'eb. 1783 

„ Margaret; Duncan Ogilvie, merchant 10 May 1782 

„ Richard, carpenter, Lady Yester's p., and Martha, College 

Kirk p., d. of deceased John Gibson, smith in Pleasance 8 July 1796 
„ William, merchant in Old Kirk p., and Ann, d. to deceast 
John Bisset, writer in Edinburgh, now in College 
Kirk p. 19 Sept. 1762 

Barnie, Thomas, coupar, late soldier in 60th regiment, in New Gray- 
frier's p., and Mary Innes, relict of Benjamin Paterson, 
shoemaker in Loanhead, now in Old Kirk p. 14 Oct. 1764 

Barnsfather, George, plumber, and Janet, d. to deceast Robt. 
Houston, farmer in p. of Girvan in Ayrshire, both in Tron 
Kirk p. 12 June 1763 

Barr, Charles, labourer, College Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

James Black, gentleman's servant, Leith 14 Oct. 1794 

„ James, gentleman in the late three troups of horse guards 
commanded by the deceast Earl Albemarle, and Margaret 
Fisher, relict of Angus Sinclair, merchant, both in N. W. p. 

29 Feb. 1756 
„ James, gentleman's servant, New North Kirk p., and Jean, 

Tolbooth Kirk p., d. of deceased James Finlay, wright 7 Feb. 1785 
„ Janet; John Melvill, wright 20 Apr. 1755 

„ Janet; John Scott, chapman 3 Mar. 1780 

„ Jean; Robert Fyfe, wright 12 June 1774 

„ Mainy; John Gordon, mariner 25 May 1777 

„ Margaret; John Stephens, merchant 19 May 1771 

„ Marion; John Lorn, mariner 17 Mar. 1789 

„ Robert, merchant, and Margaret, d. to James Duncan, brewer 

in Innerkeithing, both in Old Kirk p. 29 Jan. 1764 

„ Robert, copersmith, burgess in New Grayfreir's p., and 
Henrietta, d. to Andw. More, wright in Crosscausey, now in 
Old Grayfreir's p. 6 Jan. 1765 

„ Robert, shoemaker in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Rebecca, in 
New Gray Friar's p., d. of Alexr. Aitken, shoemaker in 
Lanark 20 Apr. 1 791 

Barra, Margaret; James Gollan, labourer 19 July 1785 

Barrass, Margaret; William Grant, shoemaker 15 June 1784 

Barray, William, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of the deceased John M'Cathie, labourer 14 Feb. 1797 

Barrel, Alexander, shoemaker of Falkland, now residing in Tolbooth 
Kirk p., and Cathn., same p., d. of John M'Naughtan, day 
labourer, Perthshire 24 Nov. 1792 

Barrett, Mathew. corporal in the 59th regiment, now in Edinburgh, 
and Elizabeth, Lady Yester's Church p., d. to W T m. Deas, 
Chealsy pensioner 8 Sept. 1776 

„ Mary; George Cooper, drummer 21 May 1799 

Barrie, Alexander, teacher of English, High Kirk p., and Janet, 
New North Kirk p., d. of deceased James Clark, painter 
and glazier in Portsburgh 24 June 1788 

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Barrie, George, shoemaker, Tolbooth Church p., and Alison, High 
Church p., natural d. of John Roseberry, surgeon in the 
Navy * 10 July 1799 

Barron, Alexander, of Preston, in p. of Linlithgow, and Miss Elizth., 
d. to deceast Archd. Angus, merchant, now in Old Gray- 
friar's p. 26 June 1763 
„ Alexander, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann, same p., d. 

of William Campbell, labourer in Caithness 28 Oct. 1799 

„ Ann; Dennis Macguire, labourer 17 Apr. 1795 

„ Barbara; Thomas Hutcheson, carter 21 May 1769 

„ Hannah; Joseph Davidson 14 Sept. 1777 

„ James, corporal in the 66th regiment, commanded by Lord 
Adam Gordon, now in the Castle of Edinburgh, and Mary, 
in the College Kirk p., d. of George Hay, carpenter at 
Dumbar 6 Nov. 1774 

Janet; William Shepherd, servant 3 Aug. 1785 

Katherine; David Johnston 6 Aug. 1779 

Margaret; John M'Andrew, stockingmaker 16 Feb. 1777 

Martha; John Quin, labourer 15 July 1791 

Robert, waiter, New Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

Robert Davidson, farmer in Fife • 12 Apr. 1783 

., William, Professor of Philosophy in the University of St. 
Andrews, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Margaret, College 
Kirk p., d. of deceased Mr. Thomas Stark, minister at 
Balmarino 1 Nov. 1782 

Barrow, Jean; John Dewar, smith 25 July 1783 

Barrowman, Alison; George Tait, wright 3 Dec. 1769 

„ Christian; Andrew Shillinglaw, wright 19 Nov. 1752 

„ Elizabeth; Patrick Preston of Valleyfield 8 Jan. 1775 

,, Henry, groom in New North Kirk p., and Anne, in Tron 
Kirk p., d. of deceased William Gordon of Glen- 
buckie 27 May 1791 

„ James, labourer, Old Grayfriar's p., and John Dundas, same p., 

d. of Andrew Wells, labourer in p. of Moffat 12 Feb. 1800 

„ James, flesher, New North Church p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of Robert Gall, mason in Dunfermline 29 May 1800 

„ Margaret; William Bennet, turner 26 Feb. 1789 

,, Margaret; David Robertson, mason 6 Feb. 1792 

,, Marrion ; John Hunter 12 Dec. 1780 

„ Thomas, journeyman wright in New Grayfreir's p., and Margt., 
d. to James Clerk, merchant in Dalkeith, now in Old Gray- 
freir's p. 13 Oct. 1765 
Barry, Alexander, teacher of English in New Church p., and 
Margarett, same p., d. to deceased Daniel Robertson, farmer 
at Moniday 31 Mar. 1776 
„ Alexander, merchant's clerk in College Kirk p., and Wightman, 
in St. Andrew Kirk p., d. of deceased John Anderson, 
teacher in Anstruther 19 Oct. 1791 
,, James, baker, St. Andrew p., and Grissel, College Kirk p., d. 

of deceased John Clark, shoemaker 15 Nov. 1785 

,, Jean, d. to James Barry, indweller in Hadington, and Duncan 

Robertson, gentleman's servant in Tolbooth Kirk p. 15 Dec. 1765 

,, Margaret; Robert Dickson 18 May 1755 

Bartholomew, Miss Anna; Ralph Bowie, councillor at law 15 July 1788 

„ Dorothea; Robert Wilson, gunner 18 Jan. 1779 

„ Grizel ; James Gardner, wright 18 Feb. 1790 

„ Margaret; Andrew Rennie, servant 21 Jan. 1753 

Bartleman, Jean; John Chapman, shoemaker 24 Nov. 1771 

„ John, mason, Lady Yester's p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased George Clark, weaver in Dalkeith 19 Dec. 1800 

,, Margaret; Alexander Grieve, merchant 22 Nov. 1767 



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Bartleman, Robert, dyer at Gorgie Mill in the West Kirk p., and 

Agnes, d. of Patrick Burn, messinger, in N. K. p. 17 June 1753 

Bartlet, Alexander, one of the masters of the High School in Tron 
Kirk p., and Mary, d. to deceast John Meikle, merchant in 
Douglas, now in West Kirk p. 26 Oct. 1760 

„ Miss Jessamine; Andrew Crombie, solicitor at law 26» Feb. 1800 

,, Miss Sarah; William Buchanan of Auchmar 4 July 1796 

Barton, Margaret; James M'Nair of Greenfield 7 Sept. 1777 

Baslock, William, soldier in General Holms' regiment, and Christian, 
d. to James Farquharson, Chelsea pensioner, in Tron Kirk p. 

28 Mar. 1762 
Bassom, Richard, staymaker, and Helen, d. to deceast Mosses 

Lothian, staymaker, both in Tron Kirk p. 6 Jan. 1771 

Basted, Anne; Jonathan Swell 4 July 1788 

Bates, John, Serjeant of the 37th regiment, Edinburgh Castle, 
and Ann, Old Kirk p., d. of George Guthrie, labourer at 
Kelso 6 Feb. 1793 

„ Joseph, dragoon, Windsor Forresters, Edinburgh Castle, and 

Jean, same place, d. of deceased John Mair, mason 9 Mar. 1796 

Bathgate, Archibald, cabinetmaker, St. Andrew Kirk p., and 
Elizabeth, same p., d. of John Chalmers, Custom House 
officer at Girvin 9 Dec. 1789 

„ George, indweller, and Jean Watson, relict of John Mack, 

mason, both in Old Grayfriar's Kirk p. 21 June 1761 

„ George, mill wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and May, same p., d. 

of Mungo Park, tenant in Hart Side 21 Feb. 1799 

„ Helen; William Lumsden, joiner 25 Mar. 1793 

„ Jean; Charles Moodie, writer 13 June 1792 

„ John, baker, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Robert Smith, baker in Ormiston 8 May 1788 

„ John, grocer in Old Gray Friar's p., and Christian, same p., d. 

of deceased Richard Wilson, gardener at Fountainhall 27 Nov. 1790 
,, John, labourer, St. Andrew Church p., and Elisabeth, Old 
Kirk p., d. of Robert Hogg, labourer, p. of Athelston- 
ford 27 Nov. 1795 

,, John, skinner, St. Cuthbert's p., and Marthew, St. Andrew 

Church p., d. of Duncan Kennedy, merchant 15 June 1799 

„ Katherine; John Hogg, merchant 25 June 1769 

,, Marion; Robert Millar, smith 20 Dec. 1767 

„ Simon, dealer in cattle, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of John Cleugh, farmer in p. of Melrose 6 Mar. 1799 

„ William, baker, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Isobel Wilson, Old 

Kirk p., relict of Robert Knowles, hairdresser 6 Aug. 1793 

Bathie, David, saddler, College Kirk p., and Sally, same p., d. of 

Samuel Street, brushmaker 11 June 1785 

„ Margaret; William Reid, tailor 13 Aug. 1758 

,, Margaret; William Kinnear, brewer's servant 7 Aug. 1774 

„ Margaret; Rev. James Jaffrey of Balfron 7 June 1798 

Batte, James, shoemaker, Cannongate p., and Margaret, Lady 

Yester's Church p., d. to James Irving, tylor 19 Mar. 1775 

Bauchop, John, captain in the 54th regiment of foot, St. Andrew p., 
and Miss Anne, same p., d. of deceased Mr. Thomas 
Christie, writer in Stirling 25 Mar. 1786 

Baugh, John, lieut. in the 58th regiment of foot, Castle of Edinburgh, 
and Miss Margaret, Old Gray Friar's p., d. of John Murray 
of Philiphaugh 20 Jan. 1786 

Bauld, Christian; Anthony Brandier 28 Mar. 1762 

Baxter, Agnes; Thomas Meldrum, weaver 13 Nov. 1782 

„ Alexander, gardiner, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of John Watson, fisher at Perth 18 Mar. 1782 

„ Miss Alison ; William Mudie, bookseller 4 Sept. 1795 



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Baxter, Ann; Duncan Hay, servant 17 Nov. 1784 

„ David, soldier in Ross and Cromarty fencibles, Old Grayfriar's 

p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of John M'Diarmed, printer 28 Dec. 1798 
„ Elizabeth; William Robertson, porter 27 Mar. 1757 

„ Elizabeth; John Smith, cooper 15 Dec. 1780 

„ Elizabeth; James Smith, servant 20 Feb. 1798 

„ Elspeth; John Kirk, brewer's servant 3 June 1785 

„ George, wright, Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of deceased John Nicol, blacksmith at Alyth, county of 

Perth 21 Oct. 1786 

„ George, farmer in Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same p., d. 

of David Robertson, overseer in p. of Markinch 29 June 1792 

,, Gilbert, confectioner, and Elizabeth, d. to deceast Thos. 

Sherriff, farmer in Samuelston in p. of Gladsmure, both in 

New Kirk p. 28 Mar. 1762 

„ Helen; William Cuthbert, wright 23 Feb. 1787 

„ Helen; Robert Baxter, weaver 15 Aug. 1789 

„ James, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of deceased Wm. Pentland, schoolmaster, 

Musselburgh 21 July 1778 

„ Jean; David Adams, painter 7 May 1775 

„ Jean; Joseph Murray, soldier 29 Sept. 1798 

„ John, baker, p. of South Leith, and Lydia, p. of St. Giles, d. of 

. . . Pearson, farmer at Durham 7 Dec. 1779 

„ John, glazier, Tron Kirk p., and Susannah, New Kirk p., d. of 

deceased John Hay 29 Jan. 1780 

„ John, merchant in High Kirk p., and Miss Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of deceased Mr. Thos. Finch, confectioner and grocer 20 Feb. 1792 
„ John, watchmaker, and Margaret, both in Lady Yester's p., d. 

of deceased David Smeeton, mason at Dunning, Perthshire 1 Apr. 1797 
„ John, weaver, College Church p., and Robina, same p., d. of 

Robert Affleck, carter in p. of Liberton 9 Dec. 1799 

„ Katherine ; John Young, wright 4 June 1758 

„ Katherine: William Cheap, manufacturer 12 July 1761 

„ Katherine; Alexander Wood, miller 21 Oct. 1799 

„ Miss Margaret; John Murray, writer 4 Dec. 1786 

„ Margaret; Adam Brown, shoemaker 18 May 1787 

„ Mary; Richard Dods, servant 15 July 1780 

„ Mary; Thomas Gowans, basketmaker 2 July 1798 

„ Richard, of Alnwick, Northumberland, now in St. Andrew 

Kirk p., and Miss Lillias, same p., d. of Andrew Macfarlane, 

late of Jamaica 11 June 1794 

„ Robert, weaver, New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

John Baxter, weaver in Balhary, county of Perth 15 Aug. 1789 

„ Thomas, day labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Elisabeth, 

same p., d. of James Clark, day labourer at Portmoak, 

Fifeshire 31 May 1793 

„ William, coachman, College Kirk p., and Christian, same p., 

d. of W T illiam Hamilton, weaver, county of Fife 13 Aug. 1783 

Bayley, Robert, mariner, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Archd. Deans, farmer at Fountain Bridge 28 Sept. 1784 

„ See also Baillie. 
Bayliss, Charles, of the county of Durham, St. Giles' p., and Mabel, 

same p., d. of Henry Bleake, sawer of timber, Newcassle 16 Jan. 1782 
Bayne, Rev. Mr. Alexander, minister at Hawnby, Yorkshire, and 

Jacobina, New Kirk p., d. of Alexr. Evving, teacher of 

mathematicks 15 June 1780 

„ Alexander, mariner, High Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of James Wilson, coal grieve at Pittenweem 24 May 1788 

„ Miss Elizabeth; Thomas Morgan, clock maker 18 Apr. 1788 

,, Isobel; Alexander Thomson, farmer 17 Nov. 1776 



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Bayne, John, writer, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Sussannah, same p., d. 

of deceased John Kerr, gardener in Kelso 24 Sept. 1787 

„ Lodvick, labourer, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Janet, Old Kirk p., 

d. of William M'Leish, farmer at Muthil, Perthshire 8 July 1795 

„ Margaret ; Andrew Ramsay, waiter 24 Dec. 1778 

„ See also Bain. 
Beale, David, shoemaker, Tron Kirk p., and Margaret, College Kirk 

p., d. of William Brotherstone, shoemaker in the Abbey Hill 8 July 1788 
„ Mary; James Campbell 7 July 1765 

Beam, Thomas, wright in S. E. p., and Katharine, d. to John Lowe, 

tailor in N. E. p. 8 Dec. 1754 

Bean, Mary; John Glass, gentleman's servant 17 May 1787 

„ Thomas, paper maker, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Barbara, same 

p., d. of deceased . . . Donaldson, labourer, Pennycuik 22 Apr. 1796 

Beasly, Allison; Alexander Mill, journeyman glover 8 Mar. 1772 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander M'Intyre, tailor 21 Nov. 1773 

Beat, Betty; Andrew M'Farlane, carpenter 10 Aug. 1797 

„ David, ropemaker in New North Kirk p., and Margt., d. to 

William Martin, workman in Leith, now in New Kirk p. 7 Sept. 1766 
,, James, servant to Alexr. Campbell, brewer in S. E. p., and Janet 

Bowll, relict of Simon Fraser, cook in S. S. W. p. 29 Oct. 1752 

,, James, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Mary, Old Kirk p., d. 

of John Dalrymple, gardener at Mussleburgh 9 Apr. 1781 

„ Miss Katherine; John Burnet, tailor 14 Feb. 1762 

Beath, Elizabeth; James Lethney, servant 23 Nov. 1760 

„ Isobel; John Jollie, weaver 24 June 1796 

„ Robert, baker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, College Kirk p., 

d. of deceased John Stevens at Currie 2 June 1795 

Beaton, Ann; John M'Pherson, flax dresser 26 Apr. 1781 

„ Ann; William M'Laren, weaver 4 Sept. 1797 

„ George, sclater in New Grayfriar's p., and Anne, d. of deceast 

George Walker, porter in New North Kirk p. 24 July 1763 

„ Jean; Charles Gray, baker 18 Feb. 1770 

„ John, labouring man, and Jean, d. of deceast Peter 

M'Naughton, farmer in p. of Fountainhall, both in Old 

Kirk p. 10 May 1772 

„ Malcom, water bearer, Old Kirk p., and Agnes, Old Kirk p., 

d. of Alexander Stewart, farmer in the county of Inver- 
ness 20 May 1783 
„ Marion; Richard Hill, smith 16 July 1787 
„ Neil, private in the Bridalbin Fencibles, and Katharine, both in 

College Kirk p., d. of Donald Fraser, water bearer 14 Sept. 1797 

Beatson, Mr. David, minister of ye Gospel at Dumbarny, and Miss 

Emelia, d. of deceast Mr. Alex. Forbes, minister at Forgue, 

now in College Kirk p. 11 July 1762 

„ David, merchant in the New Kirk p., and Christian, d. to 

deceast Robert Hogg, farmer in Bolton in East Lothian 13 Nov. 1768 
„ David, merchant in Dunfermline, and Miss Margaret, d. to 

John Adie of Lumplands in p. of Dunfermline, both in Old 

Kirk p. 31 Oct. 1773 

„ Harry, mariner, and Basil, d. of deceast James Hamilton, 

mariner, both in the New Kirk p. 1 Aug. 1773 

„ Isobel; James Robertson, mariner 13 Sept. 1767 

„ James, of the Excise office, and Miss Margaret, both in Tron 

Church p., d. of deceased John Williams, engineer 12 Sept, 1797 

„ Capt. John, late shipmaster, at present in West Kirk p., and 

Kathrne., d. to Jas. Robertson, farmer in Niddry, now in 

College Kirk p. 23 June 1765 

„ Margaret; Peter Dewar, gardener 4 May 1798 

„ William, vintner, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, College Kirk p., 

d. of George Neilson, wright 6 Oct. 1795 

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Beattie, Alexander, merchant in S. W. p., and Mary, d. to George 
Lumsdean, weaver in New Burn p. [in Fifeshire], now in the 
Pleasants in West Kirk p. 20 June 1756 

,, Alexander, weaver in New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, same p., 
d. of deceased Thomas Redpath, seivemaker in Mussel- 
burgh 13 Oct. 1 791 
„ Alexander, plumber, St. Andrew Church p., and Helen, same 

p., d. of David Crawford, butler in Heriot's Hospital 13 May 1800 

„ Elizabeth; James Bell, miner 30 June 1784 

„ Euphan; Thomas Anderson, labourer 3 June 1780 

„ John, wright, and Janet, d. to Wm. Grace, shipmaster in White- 
haven, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 2 Oct. 1768 
„ John, shoemaker, and Margaret, d. to John Brunton, indweller, 

both in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 28 Apr. 1771 

,, John, mariner, Old Gray Friar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

James Steedman, farmer at Dunfermline 26 June 1787 

,, John, weaver, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased John Whyte, day labourer in Cannongate 26 July 1788 

„ Margaret; Peter Houston, tailor 31 Mar. 1779 

„ Mary; William Muir, wigmaker 22 Aug. 1773 

„ Mary; John Bain, painter 7 June 1779 

„ Mary; George Oman, weaver 13 Sept. 1780 

„ Mary; Captain James Scott 25 Apr. 1797 

„ William, mason in the New Grayfriar's Kirk p., and Elizt., d. 

to William Wallace, stabler in said p. 24 May 1772 

Beaumont, Frances; John Allinson, coalmaster 16 Aug. 1772 

Beck, Margaret; Alexander Kennedy, weaver 8 Dec. 1751 

„ Mrs. Margaretta Henrietta ; George Buchan Hepburn of 

Smeaton 17 Apr. 1781 

Beddie (Beedie), John, a gentleman's servant in Old Grayfriar's 
p., and Margt., d. to deceast James Murray, miliar at Gosford, 
now in New North p. 22 Nov. 1761 and 14 Nov. 1762 

Bee, John, journeyman wright in Tron p., and Jean, d. to George 

Speirs, wright in Dunbar, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 16 Jan. 1763 

Beebie, Alexander, merchant in Old Grayfrier's p., and Jannet, d. to 

Thomas Turnbull, baxter in Potterrow, now in Old Kirk p. 9 Nov. 1766 

Begbie, Agnes; William Bruce, upholsterer 12 June 1768 

„ Agnes; John Waddell, smith 30 May 1778 

„ Agnes; James Anderson, surgeon 26 Mar. 1796 

„ Alexander, glazier in College Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

Thomas Williamson, gardener in Cannongate 26 May 1792 

„ Ann; Peter Scott, farmer 11 Sept. 1760 

,, Ann; Alexander Murdoch 7 Dec. 1797 

„ Charles, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Helen, same 

p., d. of deceased David Drover, brewer's servant 27 Aug. 1800 

„ Christian; Thomas Bennet, tobacconist 12 Aug. 1770 

„ Elizabeth; William Roy, baxter 7 Dec. 1755 

„ Elizabeth; William Robertson, baker 25 May 1760 

„ Elspeth ; Robert Orr, smith 22 Apr. 1753 

,, Euphan; John Bennet, brewer's servant 16 June 1778 

,, George, baxter in N. W. p., and Agnes, d. of deceased John 

Jollie, peutherer in N. E. p. 31 Mar. 1754 

„ George, jun., smith, and Jean, d. to Wm. Graham, saddler, 

both in Tron p. 24 June 1770 

„ George, clerk to the Edinburgh Foundry Company, and Miss 
Helen, both in Old Grayfriar's p., d. of Alexr. Barker, 
partner of said company 28 Oct. 1797 

,, Helen; Duncan Robertson, chairbearer 11 Apr. 1791 

„ Isobel; John Burn, servant 2 Dec. 1759 

„ Isabella; Alexander Wright, farmer 6 Dec. 1796 

„ Janet; Richard Hogg, mason 25 July 1762 



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Begbie, Jean; Andrew Laurie, baker 8 Apr. 1785 

„ John, shoemaker, Tolbooth p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

James Pate, land labourer in Pittenweem 14 July 1784 

„ John, lapidary, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of David 

Hamilton, weaver at Sciennes 8 Apr. 1796 

„ Katherine; Peter Mack, officer of Excise 3 May 1772 

„ Katherine; John Millar, innkeeper 1 May 1787 

„ Margaret; Robert Pearson, baxter 4 Dec. 1763 

„ Margaret; George Watson, shoemaker 13 Dec. 1767 

„ Margaret; John Moffat, carter 15 May 1800 

„ Mary; John Shaddon, labourer 11 Apr. 1787 

„ Mary; John Craig, servant 17 Mar. 1792 

„ Patrick, wright in Cross Causeway in the West Kirk p., and 

Jean, d. of deceased John Setton, goldsmith in S. E. p. 12 July 1752 
„ Peter, carrier, p. of Aberlady, and Helen, New Grayfriar's p., d. 

of deceased James Lamb, wright in Aberlady 8 July 1783 

„ Thomas Smith, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

John March, residenter 14 Feb. 1794 

„ William, gentleman's servant,and Jean,d. to Adam Pirie, farmer 

in the p. of Garthland in shire of Galloway, both in Tol- 
booth p. 25 Nov. 1770 
„ William, tailor in High Kirk p., and Margaret, in South Leith 

p., d. of Thomas Miller, late deacon of the Incorporation of 

Bonetmakers 16 Jan. 1792 

„ William, gentleman's servant, and Martha, both in St. Andrew 

p., d. of deceased Archd. Gibb, indweller at Glasgow 27 Dec. 1796 

„ William, cutler, Tron p., and Miss Mary, College Church p., d. 

of deceased Alexander Watson, merchant 8 Aug. 1798 

Begg, John, plasterer in N. E. p., and Christian, d. to deceased Wm. 

Young, baxter in S. S. E. p. 18 Jan. 1756 

„ John, gentleman's servant, and Kathne., d. of deceast Wm. 

Paterson, tobacconist in Alloa, both in New Kirk p. 30 Apr. 1769 

„ Katherine; Gavin Wilson, bookmaker 31 Oct. 1773 

„ Margaret; James dimming, tailor 1 Oct. 1752 

„ William, officer of Excise in S. W. p., and Isobel, d. of deceased 

Robert M'Gill, wigmaker in S. W. p. 9 June 1754 

„ William, supervisor of Excise, Leith, and Miss Marion, College 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Mr. Willm. Trail, minr. at Mennons 

in Fife 3 June 1780 

„ William, grocer, Tron Kirk p., and Rachael, Old Gray Friar's 

p., d. of deceased Alexr. Paton, chair master 27 May 1786 

„ . . . ; Andrew Gallatly, merchant 1 Oct. 1758 

Beggan, Andrew, printer, New North p., and Elisabeth, St. Andrew 

p., d. of deceased Hugh M'Intosh, serjant in the 

32nd regiment 4 Oct. 1798 

Begnall, Clementines; William Reid, potter 5 May 1784 

Begrie, Agnes; Henry Bruce, servant 5 July 1772 

„ Alexander, coachman, and Barbara, d. of deceast John Shirrif, 

dyster in Mussleburgh, both in the Tron p. 13 Nov. 1757 

„ Barbara; David Steell, hairdresser 28 Nov. 1794 

„ Euphemia; James Stables, painter 5 Dec. 1785 

„ Margaret; John Young, farmer 18 Dec. 1792 

Beith, Robert, wright, New North p., and Jacobina, same p., 

d. of deceased James Stairs, farmer at Addeston, West 

Lothian 15 June 1793 

„ Robert, baker, New North p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

William Miller, farmer in Thurso 6 June 1799 

Belches, Miss Emelia; William Belches 22 Dec. 1751 

„ Miss Helen; Thomas Belches of Greenyards 18 July 1756 

„ Miss Margaret; Henry Wedderburn 31 Jan. 1768 

„ Miss Mary; Rev. Thomas Snell Jones 1 Dec. 1783 



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Belches, Robert, younger of Greenyards, Old Kirk p., and Miss 
Elizabeth, p. of St. Cuthbert's, d. of deceased George 
Buchanan of Mount Vernon, merchant, Glasgow 1 1 Sept. 1779 

„ Thomas, of Greenyeards, in S. K. p., and Miss Helen, d. to 

deceased John Belchees of Tofts, in N. N. K. p. 18 July 1756 

,, Thomas, gentleman's servant, College Kirk p., and Lillias, same 

p., d. of Andrew Henderson, gentleman's servant 30 Jan. 1778 

„ William, late of Fort St. David's in the East Indies, now in 
N. W. p., and Miss Emelia, d. of Mr. John Belches of 
Innermay, in S. E. p. 22 Dec. 175 1 

„ Miss Wiliammina Wishart; William Forbes, banker 17 Jan. 1797 

Belf rage, Jean ; James Simpson, servant 18 Dec. 1793 

Bell, Alison; John M'Lean, sergeant 11 Mar. 1780 

,, Andrew, engraver in S. W. p., and Anne, d. to deceased 

Joseph Wake, officer of Excise, now in N. W. p. 20 June 1756 

„ Andrew, wigmaker in New North p., and Eupham, d. to 

deceast John Linkson, wright in Old Grayfriar's p. 2 Sept. 1759 

„ Andrew, baxter in Potterrow Street, and Jean, d. of deceast 
Patrick Dickson, mason in Aberlady, now in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 13 Nov. 1768 
„ Andrew, cuttler, and Lillias, both in College Kirk p., d. of John 

Gardner, peuterer 22 Jan. 1798 

,, Ann; Daniel Davidson, servant 17 May 1772 

„ Anne; David Wallace, brewer's servant 18 Oct. 1781 

,, Anne; William Tait, gardener 5 June 1789 

,, Benjamin, surgeon in the Old Kirk p., and Miss Grizel, in Lady 
Yester's p., d. of Dr. Robert Hamilton, Professor of Divinity 
in University of Edinburgh 28 Aug. 1774 

„ Bethea; Daniel Rae, merchant 21 Dec. 1755 

„ Charlotte; Alexander M'Ritchie, mariner 22 Aug. 1800 

„ Christian; George Swan, merchant 9 Aug. 1772 

,, David, bookbinder, and James, d. of deceased James Watt, 

stabler in Berwick, both in N. W. p. . 10 Dec. 1752 

„ David, bookseller, and Margaret, d. to deceast James Wright, 

mariner in Kirkcaldy, both in New North p. 11 Nov. 1759 

„ David, bookbinder in New North p., and Christian, d. to 

Walter Taylor, shipmaster in Queensferry 8 Apr. 1764 

„ David, mason in Tolbooth p., and Jean, d. to Walter Colezier, 

smith at St. Katharine's in Liberton p. 17 Jan. 1768 

„ Elizabeth; George Bell, shoemaker 2 June 1751 

„ Elizabeth; James Welsh, baker 20 Mar. 1783 

„ Elizabeth; Andrew Donaldson, tailor 20 Mar. 1783 

„ Elizabeth; James Howie, corporal 9 July 1785 

„ Elizabeth; Andrew M'Kay, labourer 19 Nov. 1785 

,, Elizabeth; Thomas Bonar, merchant 19 Nov. 1792 

„ Elizabeth; John Brieckfield, merchant 21 Aug. 1798 

„ Eupham; John Pollok, weaver 29 May 1763 

,, Eupham; Robert Morham, flesher 26 Aug. 1766 

„ Eupham ; James Wilson, merchant 20 Aug. 1783 

„ Euphemia; James Kelly, mariner 5 Jan. 1798 

„ George, mason, New Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of William 

Johnstone, mason at Salton 1 Sept. 1781 

,, Grizel; William Fleming, printer 14 May 1794 

,, Helen; John Nimmo, mason 3 June 1764 

„ Miss Helen; William Ker, G.P.O. 12 Nov. 1769 

„ Helen; James Thomson, brewer's servant 22 Oct. 1775 

„ Helen; David Torrance, corn dealer 7 Apr. 1787 

„ Isabella; James M'Kenzie, goldsmith 15 Sept. 1754 

„ Isabella; George Peatie, grocer 24 July 1787 

„ Isobel; William Atkinson, smith 21)11^1796 

„ Isabella; George Dunlop, merchant 18 June 1799 



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Bell, James, white iron smith in the New Kirk p., and Margaret, 

d. to David Butler, schoolmaster in Old Kirk p. 27 Feb. 1757 

„ James, wright, New Kirk p., and Elizabeth, Old Kirk p., d. of 

John Adams, smith in Stirlingshire 18 May 1781 

„ James, miner, New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

Alexander Beattie, miner at Wanlockhead 30 June 1784 

„ James, gentleman's servant, New North p., and Christian, same 

p., d. of deceased Charles Hunter, wright 5 Mar. 1787 

„ James, labourer, St. Andrew p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of 

John Smart, weaver in Dirleton 21 Dec. 1796 

„ Janet; John Smith, porter 25 Sept. 1779 

,, Janet; Thomas Forret, baker 5 Jan. 1790 

„ Janet ; Alexander Taylor, servant 19 Apr. 1791 

,, Janet; John M'Gregor, stationer 28 July 1791 

„ Janet; George Dickson, carrier 6 Aug. 1791 

„ Janet; John Hay, gardener 27 Sept. 1798 

„ Jean; David Dalgleish, smith 22 Oct. 1769 

„ Mrs. Jean; John Melbourn, merchant 9 Jan. 1782 

„ Jean; William Bain, servant 13 Nov. 1789 

„ Jean; John Ferries, servant 9 Dec. 1791 

„ Jean; John Webster, merchant 28 Apr. 1798 

„ Jenny; James Thorn, merchant 27 Nov. 1778 

„ John, journeyman smith in New North p., and Elizabeth, d. to 

deceast John Gillies, farmer in Oldhamstocks, in New 

Grayfriar's p. 28 Nov. 1762 

„ John, W.S., in New North p., and Miss Clementina, youngest 

d. to deceast John Blair of Dunskey 13 Mar. 1774 

„ John, printer, Tolbooth p., and Jean, New North p., d. of 

deceased . . . Ballantyne, merchant in Peebles 2 Apr. 1781 

„ John, tailor, Old Greyfrier's p., and Anne, New Kirk p., d. of 

Charles Whiggam, day labourer at North Berwick 15 Nov. 1781 

„ John, grocer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Martha, p. of Newbottle, 

d. of William Taylor, weaver in Newbottle 18 July 1786 

„ John, sergeant of the Loyal Inverness Fencibles, College Kirk 

p., and Clementina, Tron p., d. of deceased . . . Brand, 

labourer at Collington 29 Jan. 1795 

„ John, soldier in the Bamffshire Fencibels, New North p., and 

Mary, same p., d. of Alexr. Innes, flaxdresser in Dundee 11 Dec. 1798 
„ Joseph, hairdresser, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Catharine, same p., 

d. of Samuel Jack, hairdresser, Burentisland 29 Dec. 1794 

„ Katherine; Andrew Couper, painter 17 Feb. 1800 

„ Lillias; David Clark, servant 19 Jan. 1777 

„ Lillias; George Stephenson, servant 5 Apr. 1797 

,, Margaret; Peter Tulloch, workman 25 Mar. 1753 

„ Margaret ; Alexander Ballentine, currier 28 Sept. 1755 

„ Margaret; John Hannah, mason 26 Dec. 1773 

„ Margaret; John Collie, cooper 7 Feb. 1800 

„ Marion ; Edward Watson, flaxdresser 27 June 1762 

„ Marion; Thomas Jones, shoemaker 1 Oct. 1769 

„ Mary; Peter Murison, servant I July 1759 

„ Mary; William Paterson, couper 6 Apr. 1766 

„ Mary; James Strachan, wright 30 Oct. 1774 

„ Matthew, gardener, and Elisabeth, d. to deceast Patrick 

Gibson, farmer in p. of Coldingham, both in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 27 Nov. 1757 
,, Nelly; George Jervis, shoemaker 29 Nov. 1788 
„ Nicol, coppersmith in the New Grayfreir's p., and Jean, d. of 

deceast James Fyfe, brewer's servant in Old Grayfreir's p. 

10 Dec. 1758 
„ Patrick, late schoolmaster in Dalmany, now in S. W. p., and 

Helen, d. to Andrew Innes, wright, now in S. W. p. 14 July 1754 



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Bell, Miss Peggy; Lieutenant James Horsburgh 26 Sept. 1762 

,, Mr. Peter, Professor of Humanity College of Edinburgh, and 

Miss Ann, d. of Alexander M'Leod of that Ilk, Lady 

Yester's p. 5 Jan. 1777 

„ Robert, wright in New North p., and Margaret, d. of deceast 

Richard Wallace, farmer at Littlemiln in Lithgow p., in p. 

ofDalmaine 28 June 1761 

„ Robert, weaver in High Kirk p., and Agnes, in same p., d. of 

John Salter, day labourer at Kilranny in Fife 9 Aug. 1790 

„ Samuel, weaver, Old Gray Friar's p., and Nicolson, New Gray 

Friar's p., d. of deceast James Dickson, farmer at Whitekirk, 

E. Lothian 13 May 1781 

„ Miss Sophia; Alexander Young, W.S. 5 May 1789 

„ Sophia, Old Grayfriar's p., d. of John Bell, farmer at Aberdour, 

Fifeshire, and John Thomson, mariner of Aberdour, now in 

Old Grayfriar's p. 22 Feb. 1793 

„ Sussana, d. to deceast John Bell, labouring man in p. of 

Haddington, and Edward Newman, gentleman's servant, 

both in College Kirk p. 7 Jan. 1770 

,, Mr. Thomas, minister of the Gospel in Jedburgh, and Elizth., 

d. to deceast Jas. Ferguson, farmer in p. of Moffat, now in 

Lady Yester's Kirk p. 5 June 1768 

„ Thomas, serjant in the South Fencibles in Edinburgh Castle, 

and Margaret, in West Kirk p., d. of Willm. Patersson, 

grocer in West Port 15 Dec. 1778 

„ Thomas, weaver, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased James Shanks, farmer at Ceres 15 Oct. 1796 

„ William, farmer at Norton in the p. of Ratho, and Isobell 

Wilkie, servitrix to Lord Minto, now in S. W. p. 6 July 1755 

„ Mr. William, minister of the Gospell in the Tron p., and 

Margaret, d. of deceast . , . Murrie, minister at St. Andrews 

5 Dec. 1756 
„ William, tailor in New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, d. to James 

White, farmer at Primrose Barns in p. of Carrington 18 Feb. 1759 

„ William, tailor in College p., and Agnes, d. to deceast James 

Shiells, smith in Houston in p. of Jedburgh 1 Feb. 1761 

,, Mr. William, writer in New North p., and Miss Margaret, d. of 

deceast Andrew Dempster, merchant, now in New North p. 

25 Mar. 1770 
„ William, writer in Tron p., and Elizth., d. to Gilbert Don, 

mason in Forfar, now in Old Grayfreir's p. 17 June 1770 

,, William, surveyor of ground, and Jean Cresan, mantlemaker, 

both in College Kirk p. 6 Jan. 1771 

„ William, tailor in the New North p., and Christian Brown, 

relict of James Robertson, merchant, now in New p. 19 Apr. 1772 

„ William, shipmaster, now in Edinburgh, and Margt., d. of 

David Salmond, mariner in Largo 27 July 1777 

„ William, gentleman's servant, Tron p., and Miss Alison, same , 

p., d. of deceased George Watson, farmer in Ederwick 29 Sept. 1780 
„ William, tailor, Lady Yester's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased Charles M'Lean, innkeeper in Edinburgh 14 Sept. 1786 

„ William, merchant in Dundee, and Miss Anna, Old Grayfriar's 

p., eldest lawfull d. of Mr. John Young, writer 30 Aug. 1788 

„ • Mr. William, student in divinity, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss 
Mary, same p., d. of Lieutenant Thomas Menzies of the 

Earl of Breadalbin's fencible regiment 13 July 1793 

„ William, merchant, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of John Dale, merchant, St. Cuthbert's p. 31 Oct. 1798 

Bellie, Janet; John Nicol, wright 1 July 1784 

Bellock, Captain Charles, St. Andrew p., and Miss Mary, New 

Grayfriar's p., d. of Thomas Home in England 17 Feb. 1796 






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1782 


5 Mar. 


1799 


31 Aug. 


1755 


20 Aug. 


1798 


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Bence, Isobell; James Gibson, carrier 
Beneaves, Margaret; John M'Donald, schoolmaster 
Benell, Jean; William Smith, officer of Excise 
Bennet, Anne ; James Taylor, weaver 
,, Barbara ; Thomas Stewart, servant 
„ David, clerk of the Post Office in Edinburgh, 

Helen, d. to Alexr. Masson, farmer in Forrest, both in 

S. K. p. 4 Mar. 1753 

„ Mr. David, prinll. clerk in the Post Office in New Kirk p., and 

Miss Christian, d. to Henry Hardie, late deacon of the 

Baxters, in Tolbooth p. 31 Oct. 1762 

„ Ebenezer, cabinet maker, Old Church p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. of John Watt, wright 1 Jan. 1796 

„ George, journeyman staymaker in S. S. E. p., and Prudence, d. 

of deceased Thomas M'Dougall, skiner at Kelso, now in 

S. E. p. 12 May 1751 

„ Grizell; James Leslie, servant 19 May 1754 

„ Grizell; William Gowans, mason 24 Aug. 1760 

„ Miss Helen; Archibald Douglas of Timpendean 1 Sept. 1765 

„ Isobel; George Hewet, wright 16 Mar. 1766 

„ Isobel; David Burley, plumber 2 Jan. 1774 

„ James, indtveller, and Emillia, d. of deceased John Drew, sclater 

in Canongate, both in S. K. p. 2 Aug. 1752 

„ James, indueller, St. Giles' p., and Catharine, same p., d. of 

deceased William White, shipmaster in Aberdour 16 Mar. 1784 

,, Janet; William Muir, weighhouseman 19 Nov. 1758 

,, Jean; James Purves, stabler 7 Apr. 1778 

„ Jean; Robert M'Nicol, mariner 6 Jan. 1786 

„ John, merchant in S. W. p., and Penelope Fraser, servitrex to 

Sir Hugh Hamilton of Rosehaugh, in N. W. p. 19 Nov. 1752 

„ John, brewer's servant, College p., and Eupham, same p., d. 

of deceased John Begbie, mealmaker at Gladsmuir 16 June 1778 

„ John, indweler, New Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, College Kirk 

p., d. of deceast James Cockburn, day labourer 23 Mar. 1781 

„ John, surgeon, Lady Yester's p., and Mrs. Mary Ann Scott, p. 

of Montrose, relict of Robert Scott of Logie 28 May 1798 

„ John, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Elisabeth, same 

p., d. of Francis Turner, gentleman's servant 16 Aug. 1798 

„ Marion; James Sherriff, smith 8 May 1757 

„ Marion; John Skene, servant 6 Oct. 1765 

„ Peter, teacher of English, and Jean, both in New Gray Fryer's 

p., d. to deceased William Miller, mason 4 Feb. 1776 

„ Peter, teacher, Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, New North p., d. 

of George Mark, labourer at Sommerside 14 Nov. 1793 

„ Philip, turner in New Kirk p., and Janet, d. to William Hutton, 

weaver, now in Old Grayfreir's p. 29 May 1757 

„ Simon, distiller in S. W. p., and Miss Mary, d. of deceased 

Mr. John Taylor, minister in Edinburgh, now in N. N. K. p. 

22 Apr. 1753 
„ Susanna; David Young, merchant, Coupar Angus 23 Oct. 1782 

„ Thomas, tobacconist, and Christian, d. to Mr. Charles Begbie, 

stabler, both in New Grayfreir's p. 12 Aug. 1770 

„ Thomas, flesher, High p., and Mary, same p., d. of deceased 

John Greenhill, flesher 31 Aug. 1787 

„ Thomas, flesher, High Church p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

John Lowrie, flesher in Dalkeith 7 Oct. 1799 

„ William, barber, Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, Lady Yester's 

p., d. of David Ross, cook 2 June 1779 

„ William, turner and wheel wright, Old Kirk p., and 

Margaret, same p., d. of William Barrowman, wright in 

Alnwick 26 Feb. 1789 



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Benny, George, hatter in Old Grayfriar's p., and Margt., d. to Alexr. 

Hutton, merchant in said p. 1 Aug. 1762 

„ John, soldier, 1st battalion of the 1st regt. of foot, Old Gray- 
friar's p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of John Smith, smith 18 July 1794 
„ Thomas, and Helen, d. to Archd. Park, farmer in Kirklandhill 

in p. of Cannek, both in Old Kirk p. 9 Nov. 1766 

Benson, Mary, St. Andrew p., d. of late . . . Benson of Leeds, York- 
shire, and William Chattell, gentleman's servant, St. 

Andrew p. 19 Aug. 1795 

Bentley, Bentley Gordon, Old Kirk p., and Miss Joanna, same p., d. 

of John Livingstone of Parkhall 13 Sept. 1781 

„ Richard, soldier in the 69th regt., Old Kirk p., and Mary, same 

p., d. of deceased John Gray, shoemaker, Cannongate 21 Dec. 1784 
Berry, Agnes; James Aitken, writer 22 Dec. 1790 

„ Agnes ; Houston Brown 7 June 1797 

,, David, journeyman shoemaker, and Elizth., d. to deceast Wm. 

Melross, skinner in Kelso, both in Tron Kirk p. 22 Sept. 1765 

„ Elizabeth; William Hannan, servant 11 Nov. 1753 

„ Elizabeth; John Dow, soldier 12 Aug. 1764 

„ Elizabeth ; John Law, tobacconist 2 Aug. 1788 

„ Elizabeth ; Martin Spowart, carter 26 Oct. 1789 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Gordon, carter 2 Mar. 1798 

„ Isobella; Peter Cameron, plasterer 26 Feb. 1787 

„ James, carter, New Grayfriar's p., and Marion, same p., d. of 

John Glover, carter at Libberton 1 Dec. 1795 

„ Janet; John Meikle, officer of Excise 2 June 1798 

„ John, of Wester Bogie, and Miss Isobel, 2nd d. of Mungo Law 

of Pittiloch 26 Nov. 1769 

„ John, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Janet Paterson, 

widow of James Stevenson, gentleman's servant, same p. 19 Apr. 1782 
„ John, shoemaker, St. Giles' p., and Janet, Old Gray Friar's p., 

d. of deceased John Hog, miller 15 July 1784 

„ John, sadler, New Grayfriar's p., and Euphan, same p., d. of 

William Spowart, carter at Parkside, St. Cuthbert's p. 9 Jan. 1796 

„ Katherine; James Leishman, mason 25 June 1798 

„ Margaret ; Murdoch Ogg, barber 10 Mar. 1765 

„ Margaret; Thomas Robertson, wigmaker 18 Feb. 1780 

„ Mary; Alexander M'Leod, chairbearer 29 May 1787 

„ Neil, soldier in the City Guard, Old Church p., and Christian, 

Tron p., d. of deceased Peter Ewing, farmer in Crieff 28 Dec. 1798 
„ Susan; James Gow, servant 13 July 1760 

„ Thomas, brewer in Musselburgh, and Miss Margt., d. to 

deceast Thos. Watson, distiller, now in Tolbooth p. 25 Aug. 1765 

„ Thomas, smith, North ferry, and Elizabeth, p. of Inveresk, d. 

of John Cairns, hind at Falside 19 May 1778 

„ William, merchant, and Miss Jean, d. of deceast Ronald Craw- 
ford of Restalrig, both in Lady Yester's p. 30 Oct. 1768 
Berryhill, Jean ; Alexander Fraser 25 Mar. 1793 
„ Margaret; John Bowles, labourer 21 Mar. 1787 
Bertram, Anne; Robert Falconer, servant 8 Nov. 1767 
„ Archibald, jun. of Nisbet, in N. W. p., and Miss Marrion, d. of 

deceased Mr. John Porterfeild of Fullwood, in N. N. K. p. 24 Feb. 1751 
„ Archibald, of Stichdale, Lancashire, hat manufacturer, now in 

Old Kirk p., and Miss Cicillia, same p., eldest d. of Mr. 

Adam Keir, baker 23 Feb. 1792 

„ Mr. Charles, preacher of the Gospell in S. W. p., and Ann, d. 

of deceast Alexr. Ereskine, factor to the Marquise of 
Tweedle, in S. E. p. 19 May 1751 

„ Miss Cecilia; Hugh Mosman, writer 10 Aug. 1755 

„ James, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Miss Christian, p. of 

Currie, d. of James Reid, farmer at Langhermeeston 18 Aug. 1780 



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Bertram, James, writer, St. Andrew p., and Miss Elisabeth, same p., 

d. of deceased James Weir of Hawkland, Lanarkshire 15 Apr. 1794 
„ Janet; James Whillis, wright 27 Oct. 1792 

„ Jean; Robert Kay, merchant 21 Apr. 1796 

„ John, writer, New Gray Friar's p., and Jean Rodger, Tolbooth 

p., natural d. of Archibald Roberton, presently residing in 

Glasgow 15 June 1782 

„ John, writer, St. Andrew p., and Miss Grace Elizabeth, Tron 

p., d. of deceased Mr. William Seton in the Queensferry 22 Dec. 1786 
„ William, merchant in New North p., and Miss Grizel, d. to 

deceast John Hay of Hayston, in Lady Yester's p. 21 June 1767 

Berwick, Elizabeth; Adam Rutherford, mason 24 May 1772 

„ John, brewer's servant, Old Gray Friar's p., and Jean, New 

Gray Friar's p , d. of James Cunnens, farmer in Fifeshire 25 Dec. 1780 
„ Henry, baker, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Alexr. Frazer, mercht. at St. Andrews 29 Apr. 1795 

„ Isobel ; Adam Williamson, gardener 4 Aug. 1765 

„ Janet; John Allan, shoemaker 4 Oct. 1785 

„ Robert, a gentleman's servant, and Margaret, d. to deceast 

John Watt, farmer in p. of Poman, both in Tron p. 20 Dec. 1772 

„ Robert, merchant, New North p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Robert Forrest, carrier 26 July 1779 

„ Thomas, mariner, Lady Yester's p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

Andrew Hay, brewer in Leven, Fife 28 Feb. 1784 

Bethune, Alexander, weaver in S. S. E. p., and Isobel Rainnie, relict 

of James Alan, merchant in S. S. E. p. 16 Feb. 1755 

„ Rev. Joseph, p. of Coldingham, and Miss Margaret, Tron p., 

d. of deceased Rev. Francis Cowan, minister of Gladsmuir 

12 May 1796 
Bett, Thomas, gardener, College Church p., and Isabel, same p., d. of 

Archibald Stewart, servant in p. of Cults, Fife 26 Aug. 1800 

Beugo, Gavin, painter, and Agnes, St. Giles' p., d. of deceased 

Alexander Wilson, brewer in Leith 20 Apr. 1777 

Beveridge, Alexander, corn dealer in Old Kirk p., and Miss Mary, 

same p., d. of deceased Alexander Constable, colonel in the 

Army 15 Dec. 1791 

„ Alexander, collier, Kinross, now in New Grayfriaris p., and Ann, 

d. of deceased James Morris, collier in Kinross 8 Mar. 1798 

„ Ann; Henry Scobie, servant 29 Jan. 1764 

„ Anne; John Yule, labourer 22 Dec. 1787 

„ Colin, writer in Lady Yester's p., and Agnes, d. to deceast 

George Norrie, painter, now in College Kirk p. 26 June 1763 

„ Elizabeth; James Murray, shoemaker 23 Aug. 1752 

„ Elizabeth; James Monteith, watchmaker 12 Oct. 1781 

„ George, brewer in Canongate p., and Helen, d. of deceast 

James Heriot, writer in Haddington, in the Old Kirk p. 6 Feb. 1757 
„ George, shipmaster, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Christian, 

same p., d. of deceased Alexr. Pearson, shipmaster, Dysart 

11 Mar. 1799 
„ Henry, journeyman shoemaker, and Margt., d. to deceast 

Trios. Lister of Auld Batle in East Lothian, both in College 

Kirk p. 11 Mar. 1759 

„ Henry, shoemaker in College Kirk p., and Katharine, d. of 

deceast James Ross, farmer in Colington, in South Leith p. 

11 Nov. 1770 
„ James, merchant in S. S. E. p., and Grizel, d. to James Flint of 

Muirhall, in S. S. W. p. 6 Oct. 1754 

„ James, shipmaster in Burntisland, and Christn., d. to deceast 

James Ballantyne, merchant, both in College Kirk p. 27 Mar. 1768 

„ James, vintiner in High Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

deceased Mr. . . . Seton of Haddington 5 July 1792 



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Beveridge, James, joiner, College Church p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of deceased William Young, mariner in Alloa 10 Nov. 1800 

„ Janet; Samuel Morrison, basketmaker 13 Nov. 1768 

„ Jean ; Alexander Leggat, tailor 17 June 1790 

„ Jean; Philip Jordan, soldier 6 Apr. 1793 

„ John, mason, St. Andrew p., and Agnes, p. of Abbotshall, d. of 

Archd. Collison, weaver in the Links of Kirkaldy 28 Oct. 1786 

„ Margaret; William M'ConOchie, wright 15 Feb. 1761 

„ Margaret; Robert Campbell, servant 4 Mar. 1764 

„ Mary; John Greenlees, merchant 14 Jan. 1753 

„ Mary; William Sclater, writer 16 Feb. 1787 

„ Richard, and Elizabeth, d. to deceast Hary Swine, farmer in p. 

of Dysart, both in Tron p. 19 Aug. 1770 

„ Thomas, baker, and Agnes, d. to deceast Mr. John Stuart, 

schoolmaster at Dumblane, both in College Kirk p. 21 July 1765 

„ Thomas, baker, College Kirk p., and Elspie, p. of Strathmiglo, 

d. of deceased George Tod, farmer at Strathmiglo 16 June 1779 

„ Mr. William, W.S., in St. Andrew p., and Miss Barbara, in same 

p., d. of James May at Idnock 22 Nov. 1791 

Beverley, Alexander, merchant in Lady Yester's p., and Elisabeth, 

d. to David Millar, wright, now in Tolbooth p. 23 Apr. 1758 

„ Alexander, upholsterer, College Kirk p., and Miss Mary, New 
North p.,d. of deceased Richard Dickson, brewer, Cannon- 
gate 13 Feb. 1788 
„ Margaret; Rev. William M'George 24 Mar. 1780 
„ Margaret; Patrick White, bookbinder 20 May 1782 
Bevick, Elizabeth; Godred Ludovic, miner 26 Sept. 1793 
Bews, James, mariner, St. Andrew p., and Diana, same p., d. of 

deceased John Foster, brewer in Newcastle 27 May 1794 

Bezlie, George, indweller in the College Kirk p., and Margaret, d. of 
deceast David M'Kenzie, wright in Canongate, now in the 
Tron Kirk p. 1 May 1757 

Bickerton, Christian; John Richardson, mason 18 Mar. 1793 

Bigg, William, gentleman's servant, and Jean, d. of deceast Peter 

Harley, weaver in Haddington, both in Lady Yester's p. 14 Mar. 1773 
Biggar, Elspeth, widow of Corporal Howden of the Grays, and 

Ingiahame More, shoemaker 7 Sept. 1777 

„ John, linen manufacturer at the Sheens in West Kirk p., and 

Miss Anna, d. to Charles Butter, wright in N. K. p. 20 June 1756 

Biggins, John, gentleman's servant, New Gray Friar's p., and Grizall, 

same p., d. of deceased John Oliphant, weaver in Kirkaldy 26 May 1790 
Bignell, John, mariner, Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, New Kirk 

p., d. of deceased William Bowers, farmer in Caithness 18 Aug. 1784 

Bigrie, Mary; James Stevenson, servant 2 Jan. 1800 

Binnie, Agnes; Joseph Shearer, gunner 18 Oct. 1793 

„ Elizabeth; William Steel, cooper . 15 June 1792 

,, Stewart, painter in Old Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased John Sommers, haberdasher in Glasgow 30 Nov. 1790 
Binning, Mr. Andrew, preacher of the Gospell at Kelso, and 
Barbara, d. of deceased James Lees, farmer at Roxburgh 
Burns, in N. E. p. 3 Feb. 1754 

Binny, John, flesher in Cramond, and Rachel, d. to deceast John 

Cockburn, wright in Morum, now in Old Grayfreir's p. 1 Dec. 1765 

„ John, hatter, Old Gray Friar's p., and Margaret Martin, New 

North Kirk p., relict of John Scott, sailor 24 Mar. 1783 

„ Miss Katherine; Samuel Mitchellson, W.S. 20 Mar 1763 

„ Margaret; William Dickenson, soldier 8 Oct. 1781 

,, Mary; John Lemon, labourer 5 Apr. 1793 

„ Thomas, soldier in the 25th regiment, Edinburgh Castle, and 
Elizabeth, Old Kirk p., d. of Alexr. Ballantyne, gardener at 
Peebles 22 Jan. 1782 



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Birch, Bernard, of Liverpool, St. Giles' p., and Mrs. Anna Wood, 

College Kirk p., relict of John Henderson of Jamaica 14 July 1781 

Bird, Butler, candlemaker in S. E. p., and Kat. M'Naughton, relict 

of James Jameson, carpenter in N. Leith, now in S. E. p. 3 May 1752 
,, Elizabeth; Robert Main, linen manufacturer 1 Oct. 1775 

„ Elizabeth; Dundas Crawford 30 May 1781 

„ Helen; John Thomson, gardener 20 July 1777 

„ Janet; John Frier, merchant 19 May 1754 

„ Jean; William Ogilvie, wright 13 Nov. 1790 

„ John, residenter at Silver Milns, West Kirk p., and Isobel 
Thomson, relict of John Thomson, gardener at Glasgow, in 
S. S. W. p. 9 Feb. 1755 

„ John, weaver, burgess in S. E. p., and Margaret, d. of 
deceased Thomas Wauch, farmer in p. of Eckfoord, now in 
N. N. K. p. 9 Nov. 1755 

Birkmyre, James, tenant at Auchindiney, and Mary, d. to James 

Wilison, wright in Kirkaldy, now in New Grayfrier's p. 22 Jan. 1769 
Birnie, Alexander, of Broomhill, in p. of Dalserf, and Miss Robina, 
d. to Dr. Charles Alston, Professor of Medicine in University 
of Edinburgh, now in N. E. p. 6 Jan. 1754 

„ Miss Isabella; James Newlands, merchant 28 Aug. 1797 

„ Captain James, of Col. Murray's regiment, in S. E. p., and 
Miss Margaret, d. of deceased Win. Hamilton of Dalserf, 
in N. W. p. 9 Sept. 1753 

„ Margaret; Adam Craig, tailor 27 Sept. 1761 

„ Miss Marion; James Nisbet, surgeon 4 Jan. 1799 

Birrell, Andrew, journeyman shoemaker, and Margaret, d. to Alexr. 
Johnston, commedian, at present at London, both in 
S. S. E. p. 4 Feb. 1753 

„ Elizabeth; James Cunnison, sheriff clerk 22 Dec. 1776 

„ Elizabeth; James Allan, tailor 15 Oct. 1798 

„ Harry, wright, and Isobell, same p., d. of late deceased Alex- 
ander Birrell, gardener at Coatts 29 Dec. 1776 
„ Isobell; Harry Birrell, wright 29 Dec. 1776 
„ Isobel; John Younger, baker 2 Nov. 1797 
„ Janet; Robert Bryce, porter 28 Oct. 1770 
„ John, stocking worker in New North p., and Janet, d. to 
deceast John Bruce, shoemaker in Blairlogie in Clack- 
mananshire, now in College Kirk p. 14 Feb. 1768 
„ John, staymaker in Coledge Church p., and Mary, Old Gray 
Fryer's p., d. to deceased David Fullerton, tailor in 
Kennoway 23 July 1775 
„ John, manufacturer at Pitlessie, Fifeshire, now in Tron Kirk 
p., and Miss Isobel, same p., d. of deceased Rev. Mr. 
Gillespie of St. Andrews, Fife 11 Apr. 1793 
,, Margaret; Thomas Ainslie, smith 12 Jan. 1752 
„ Margaret; Thomas Marshall, mason 16 Feb. 1766 
„ Marion; Matthew Cowie, overseer 7 June 1772 
„ Mary; Daniel Anderson, clerk 15 July 1764 
„ Mary; John Thomson, wright 26 May 1771 
„ See also Burrell. 
Bishop, Adam, journeyman mason in New Grayfrier's p., and Anne, 
d. to Robert Davidson, farmer in Kinleath in p. of Currie, 
now in College Kirk p. 9 Nov. 1766 
„ Alexander, wright, Tolbooth Church p. 1 , and Ann, New North 

p., d. to deceased Alexander Robertson, carpenter in Leith 28 July 1776 
„ Ann; Robert Murray 15 June 1760 

„ Arthur, hairdresser in St. Andrews p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of deceased James Robertson, smith in South Leith 22 May 1792 
„ Cecilia; Alexander Doig, labourer 11 Sept. 1763 

„ Euphan; Peter Simpson, weaver 19 Feb. 1790 



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Bishop, Helen; Robert Smith, shoemaker 13 May 1786 

„ Isobel; John Thomson, wright 24 Nov. 1776 

„ Isobel; William Sutherland, flesher 18 Sept. 1784 

„ Janet; Robert Wallace, tailor 22 Feb. 1761 

„ Janet; Robert Thomson, ostler 16 Jan. 1763 

„ Jean; William Nisbet, skinner 10 Apr. 1799 

„ Lillias ; Alexander Lawson, servant 25 Feb. 1776 

„ Margaret; William Maxwell, cook 21 Mar. 1786 

„ Richard, mason, and Barbara, both in Tron p., d. of Kenneth 

Hosack, mariner in Cromarty 23 Mar. 1798 

Bishops, Victor Ursula Joseph; Jean Chevalier 4 Jan. 1797 

Bisset, Alexander, glover, Tron Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased John Chisholm, coal driver at Cranston 20 July 1785 

„ Andrew, writer, New Kirk p., and Miss Joanna, same p., d. of 

Robert M'Millan, paper stainer 2 Jan. 1779 

„ Andrew, writer, Old Kirk p., and Miss Margaret, p. of Perth, 

d. of deceased William Paton, merchant in Perth 6 Feb. 1795 

„ Ann; William Barnet, merchant 19 Sept. 1762 

„ Charles, tronman in N. K. p., and Jean, d. of deceased Wm. 

Thomson, labouring man in p. of Livingston, now in 

S. K. p. 14 Dec. 1755 

„ Christian; Alexander Grahame, mariner 3 Apr. 1784 

„ Christian; Alexander Lindsay, tronman ir Oct. 1793 

„ Elizabeth ; David MacRitchie, sailor 9 July 1783 

„ George, labourer, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of James 

Crawford, carrier from Largo in Fife 25 Feb. 1796 

„ Helen; David Smith, cork cutter 16 July 1790 

„ Isobel; James Chaplane of Colleston 5 Sept. 1762 

„ James, shoemaker in Caltoun, in South Leith p., and Margt., 

d. of deceased Wm. Wilson, smith in Pittenweem, now in 

N. W. p. (not proclaimed) 29 Mar. 1752 

„ Mr. James, jun. of Glenelbert, commissary of Dunkeld, and Miss 

Grizell,d. ofdeceased Mr. Thomas Boyes,W.S.,in N. W. p. 21 Oct. 1753 
„ James, sergeant in the Queen's Royal regiment, Old Church p., 

and Christian, same p., d. of William Knox, day labourer 

in Haddington 16 Dec. 1780 

,, John, lint dresser, and Cecilia Macritchie, relict of Hugh 

Campbell, lint dresser, both in S. S. E. p. 4 Jan. 1756 

„ John, labourer, St. Andrew p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert Pride, late residenter at Ceres, Fifeshire 4 July 1794 
„ Katherine ; Richard Hardy, tailor 16 Oct. 1797 

„ Margaret; William Forbes 17 Aug. 1755 

„ Margaret; James Wardlaw 3 Dec. 1769 

„ Margaret; William Davidson, shipbuilder 30 July 1784 

,, Robert, shoemaker in Old Kirk p., and Margaret, in New 

North p., d. of William Hutton, clock and watch maker 4 Mar. 1793 
„ Thomas, indweller in p. of Little Dunkeld, and Mary, d. to 

deceast Robt. Stuart, writer, now in Lady Yester's p. 1 June 1760 

Black, Alexander, mariner, in College p., and Agnes, in St. Andrew 

p., d. of Peter Spence, farmer at Mortonhall near Edinburgh 

22 Sept. 1791 
„ Alexander, apothecary, St. Andrew p., and Mrs. Helen Murray, 

same p., relict of Mr. Thomas Fowler, writer 22 Aug. 1794 

„ Andrew, mariner, College Church p., and Hannah, same p., d. 

of James Watson, merchant in Torryburn, Fifeshire 22 Sept. 1800 

„ Ann; Gilbert M'Millan, sailor 22 Sept. 1765 

„ Anne; John Deneval, cabinetmaker 16 June 1780 

„ Cecil; Adam Masterton, weaver 8 Apr. 1799 

„ Charles, blacksmith, New Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, same p., 

d. of Robert Erskine, farmer at Crombie Point, county of 

Fife 14 Jan. 1788 



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Black, Christian; James Fife, farmer 18 Jan. 1799 

„ David, soldier in Generall Poultney's regiment, and Mary, d. 

of deceased John Fraser, indweller in S. W. p. 5 Nov. 1752 

„ Duncan, day labourer, New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same p., 
d. of Neil Monro, day labourer at the secret work in Leith 

17 Aug. 1786 
„ Elizabeth; John Brown, wright 10 Aug. 1760 

„ Elizabeth; John Stewart, cook 22 Nov. 1779 

„ Elizabeth; Burnet Drysdale, wright 30 June 1780 

„ Elizabeth; John Brown, sailor 29 Sept. 1783 

„ Elizabeth; William Muir, wright 25 Aug. 1784 

„ Elizabeth; William Kirkwood, cabinetmaker 15 Mar. 1788 

„ Elizabeth; James M'Innes, writer 24 Sept. 1794 

„ Elizabeth; John Brown, gardener 23 May 1795 

„ Elspeth ; William Simpson, mason 18 Aug. 1790 

„ Euphan; James Ewan, messenger 4 Jan. 1779 

„ George, servant to Lord Belhaven, in the New North p., and 
Marion, d. to James Baillie, tenent in Litle Spott in p. of 
Stenton, now in the Old Grayfreir's p. 10 Apr. 1757 

„ Helen; Charles Jacques, soldier 4 Mar. 1759 

„ Henry, baker, in Lady Yester's p., and Ann, in New Kirk p., 

d. to John Patersson, schoolmaster at Abbayhille 20 Dec. 1772 

„ Henry, mason, New Grayfriar's p., and Isobel, New North Kirk 
p., d. of deceased George Kemp, tobacconist in Prestonpans 

23 July 1788 
„ Herriet; John Arthur, printer 13 Nov. 1774 

„ Hugh, tailor in College Kirk p., and Margaret, in New Gray 
Friar's p., d. of Andrew Pen at the unknown work at 
Prestonpans 1 Apr. 1790 

„ Isobel; Daniel Mackenzie, smith 9 Dec. 1753 

„ James, stabler in S. S. W. p., and Elizt., d. to Patrick Donald- 
son, residenter in Portsburgh in the West Kirk p. 23 Sept. 1753 
„ James, ingraver, and Christian, d. of deceast Alexr. Crawford, 

mason, now both in New Grayfrier's p. 5 June 1774 

„ James, weaver in Old Gray Fryer's p., and Elizabeth, 
same p., d. to deceased John Paull, mason, p. of 
Forgan 11 June 1775 

„ James, journeyman shoemaker in New Gray Fryer's p., and 
Agnes, same p., d. to Robert Ramage, sheepherd in the 
Cannongate p. 18 June 1775 

„ James, soldier in the Argyleshire Fencibles, Edinburgh Castle, 
and May, Old Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased Jas. Black, sailor 
in Dysart 18 Nov. 1794 

„ James, labourer, New North p., and Matty, same p., d. of David 

Downie, labourer at Auchterderran 1 Mar. 1796 

„ Janet; Alexander Thomson, wright 7 Dec. 1755 

„ Janet; Andrew Paterson, baker 20 Apr. 1766 

„ Janet; James Leathhead, grieve 16 Dec. 1778 

„ Janet; David Kilgour, baker 20 Oct. 1780 

„ Janet; James Muir, clerk 14 Nov. 1785 

,, Janet; William Annan, sailer 3 Dec. 1787 

„ Janet; Charles Barr, labourer 14 Oct. 1794 

„. Janet; John Waterston, manufacturer 30 Sept. 1795 

„ Jean; William Morison, bookbinder 29 May 1757 

„ Jean; Dougal Campbell, tailor 14 Jan. 1770 

„ Jean; Robert Fullerton, servant 17 June 1786 

„ Jean; David Ross, chairman 20 June 1799 

li „ John, indweller, and Jean, d. to James Steel, indweller, both in 

N. E. p. 25 Aug. 1751 

„ John, staymaker, and Isobell Hound, relict of James Denhame, 

tailor in Canongatehead, both in N. E. p. 25 Nov. 1753 



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Black, John, tailor, and Ann, d. of deceased Thomas Edward, soldier 

in the City Guard, both in N. K. p. 28 July 1754 

„ John, a gentleman's servant, and Helen, d. of deceast Andw. 

Kay, farmer in p. in Kinnoul, both in Trone p. 31 May 1767 

„ John, merchant, burgess in Tolbooth p., and Miss Kathe., d. to 
deceast John Balfour, merchant and bailie in College Kirk p. 

20 Sept. 1767 
„ John, bookbinder, College p., and Jean, Old Gray Friar's p., d. 

of James Campbell, carrier 29 Oct. 1784 

„ John, merchant in New Gray Friar's p., and Isabella, in same 

p., d. of James Wait, merchant 23 June 1791 

„ John, baker in New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased Robert Murray, barber in Musselburgh 21 Mar. 1792 

„ John, clerk, Old Grayfriar's p., and Veronica, New North Kirk 

p., d. of Thomas Edmondson, residenter 24 Feb. 1798 

,, Katherine; Patrick Westwatter, whipmaker 16 Sept. 1753 

„ Miss Katherine; Andrew Yule, merchant 19 Dec. 1786 

„ Miss Katherine; James M'Kenzie, jeweller 5 June 1787 

„ Margaret; John Ford, mariner 13 May 1753 

„ Margaret; Murdoch M'Kenzie, tailor 6 Mar. 1768 

„ Margaret; James Robertson, brassfounder 7 Feb. 1780 

„ Margaret ; John Gillespie, servant 14 Apr. 1788 

„ Margaret; William Wyse, distiller 3 June 1788 

„ Margaret; John Black, gardener 4 Nov. 1788 

„ Margaret; William Burnet, mason 5 Aug. 1789 

„ Margaret; William Strathern, wright 4 Mar. 1790 

„ Margaret; Robert Leckie, baker 2 Dec. 1791 

„ Marion; William Blyth, wright 10 Sept. 1758 

„ Marion; William Donaldson, shoemaker 27 Nov. 1768 

„ Miss Marion; John Wyld, merchant 19 May 1797 

„ Miss Mary; John Gillies, merchant 8 Aug. 1756 

,, May; James Black, soldier 18 Nov. 1794 

„ Rachel; William Forbes, smith 27 Mar. 1786 

„ Rev. Richard, minister of the Gospel, p. of Perth, and Mrs. 

Margaret Archibald, Old Church p., relict of Mr. Alexr. 

Millar, merchant, Edinburgh 28 Aug. 1800 

„ Robert, shoemaker in N. E. p., and Rachell, d. to Wm. Ray, 

merchant in Haddingtoun, now in N. N. K. p. 14 July 1754 

„ Robert, sailor on board the ' Friendship,' Old Kirk p., and 

Christian, same p., d. of deceased William Paton, brewer in 

Dundee 13 June 1783 

„ Robert, shipmaster, St. Giles' p., and Jean, same p., d. of John 

Bridges, shipmaster in Kinghorn 29 April 1784 

„ Robert, traveling merchant, New Grayfriar's p. and Mary, same 

p., d. of John Higgans, farmer in Letterkenny in Ireland 25 Oct. 1786 
„ Robert, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Euphan, 

same p., d. of Alexr. Melvin, shoemaker at Dirleton 2 July 1795 

„ Sarah; Robert M'lver, mariner 20 Nov. 1757 

„ Susanna; John Macara, porter 13 June 1756 

„ Thomas, journeyman wright in Tron p., and Euphan, d. to 

deceast Alexr. Nimmo, farmer in Carriden, now in College p. 4 Aug. 1765 
„ William, writer, and Barbara, d. of John Brown, wright in Craig 

Rothy in p. of St. Cyrus, now both in N. N. K. p. 28 June 1752 

„ William, Chelsea pensioner in New Grayfreir's p., and Sarah 

Shaw in Old Kirk p., relict of John Reid, soldier in Col. 

Holm's regiment 29 Jan. 1764 

„ William, gentleman's servant, New Gray Friar's p., and Euphan, 

same p., d. of John M'Gougan, weaver 8 Aug. 1778 

„ William, soldier in the south fenceable regiment, Edinburgh 

Castle, and Janet, New Grayfrair's p., d. of Alexander 

Herron, day labourer in Prestonpans 8 July 1782 



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Black, William, weaver, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet Neilson, same 

p., d. of James Neilson, day labourer in Kincardine 12 Nov. 1789 

Blackadder, Ann; James Slimmen, labourer 2 Nov. 1798 

„ Elizabeth; John Grant, tailor 31 Mar. 1771 

„ Elizabeth; David Porteous, wright 8 June 1782 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Philp, wright 19 Jan. 1796 

„ George, plaisterer, Tron Church p., and Janet, same p., d. to 

James Miller, merchant at Dunbar 12 May 1776 

„ Helen; Ralph Ostler 16 Nov. 1766 

„ James, merchant, and Margt. Stewart, d. to deceast John 

Gorsuch, both in Tron p. 19 July 1767 

„ John, plasterer, and Elizabeth, d. of Richard Watkinson, cloth 

printer at Ormiston, both in Tron p. 24 Apr. 1774 

„ Katherine; John Paton, shoemaker 28 Apr. 1783 

„ Katherine; Samuel Wood, writer 26 Aug. 1799 

„ Thomas, baker, College Kirk p., and Barbara, New Gray Friar's 

p., d. of Patrick Henderson, gardener in Glasgow 27 Feb. 1788 

,, William, baxter in the Tolbooth p., and Elisabeth, d. of deceast 

John Stewart, mariner in Abberdeen 16 Oct. 1757 

Blackburn, Ann; Duncan M'Carter, tailor 6 Sept. 1772 

„ Helen; John Leslie, shoemaker 24 Feb. 1771 

,, Miss Helen; Capt. George Kennedy 10 July 1790 

„ John Hay, landwaiter of Prestonpans, now in College Kirk 

p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of Willm. Cook, portioner 

of Prestonpans 23 Jan. 1794 

„ Katherine; George Hastie, chaise hirer 5 Aug. 1770 

„ See Blackwood. 

Blackeller, Helen; John M'Farlane, teacher 2 Sept. 1753 

Blacket, Anne ; John M'Donald, labourer 29 Aug. 1786 

„ John Erasmus, of the town and county of Newcastle, and 

Miss Sarah, eldest d. of deceast Robert Rodham of Heath- 
pool, in the county of Northumberland 29 Mar. 1761 
Blackhall, Alexander, gentleman's servant, and Elizth., d. to deceast 

Wm. Simpson, shoemaker at Haddington, both in New 

Kirk p. 29 May 1768 

„ Janet; Wiliiam Dukeinfield, servant 17 Nov. 1792 

„ John, gentleman's servant; in New Kirk p., and Jean, d. to 

Thos. Heath, indweller in Leith, now in College Kirk p. 5 Feb. 1764 
,, Thomas, writer in New North Kirk p., aud Christian, d. to 

John Stodart of Williamhope, now in Tron p. 28 May 1769 

Blackie, Agnes; William Martin, weaver 4 Mar. 1770 

„ Benjamin, day laborer, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of Alexr. Lindsay, tron man 13 June 1789 

„ George, watchmaker, New North p., and Isobel, Lady Yester's 

p., d. of deceased David Easter, flesher in Musselburgh 22 Dec. 1795 
„ James, journeyman combmaker, and Elizth., d. to Donald 

Crombie, porter, both in New North p. 22 July 1764 

„ James, printer, New Kirk p., and Marion, same p., d. of 

deceased Wm. Baillie, farmer, p. of Yester 30 May 1/78 

„ James, mason, p. of Laswade, and Jean, New North p., d. of 

James Stewart, papermaker at Redhall Paper Milne 10 Apr. 178S 

„ James, coachmaker in New Gray Friar's p., and Anne, same p., 

d. of deceased Robert Brown, day labourer at Arnvioch, 

county of Fife 29 Dec. 1791 

„ Janet; Alexander Speir, wright 2 Oct. 1757 

„ Janet; Thomas Reid, baker 13 Dec. 1772 

„ Jean; Alexander Kemp, servant 12 Jan. 1791 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant, and Johan, both in St. Andrew p., 

d. of James Kerr, shoemaker in Peebles 29 Dec. 1797 

„ William, journeyman weaver, and Jean, d. to Arthur Keith, 

sailor in Tingwall in Zetland, both in Tolbooth p. 12 Feb. 1769 



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Blackie, William, shoemaker, College p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert Armour, gardener at Gorgie 8 Sept. 1798 

„ See also Blaikie. 
Blacklaw, Margaret; James Ferguson, writer 28 Dec. 1799 

„ Robert, coachmaker, St. Andrew p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. 

of William More, shoemaker in Dundee 23 Oct. 1799 

Blackstock, James, day labourer, p. of St. Giles, and Mary, p. of 

Lesmahagow, d. of deceased William Wilson, day labourer 

12 June 1780 
Blackwood, Ann; George Thomson, shoemaker 7 May 1775 

„ Elizabeth; David Greig, miller 14 Apr. 1785 

„ Helen; James Anton, bookbinder 14 Nov. 1796 

„ Janet; James Sinclair, blacksmith 8 Apr. 1785 

„ Jean; John Mackan, merchant 29 Mar. 1761 

„ Katherine; Thomas Abbay, coach harness maker 12 Aug. 1759 

„ Katherine; James Muirhead, weaver 8 Mar. 1799 

„ William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same 

p., d. of James Johnston, wright 10 Jan. 1788 

Blaikie, Anne; James Grierson, servant 20 Nov. 1757 

„ Ann; Angus Christian, grocer 14 Nov. 1773 

„ Charles, carter, Tranent, and Beatrix, Lady Yester's p., d. of 

Adam Pow, salter in Cockenzie 7 May 1778 

„ Jean; John Campbell, smith 22 Nov. 1796 

„ Margaret; Roderick Douglas, servant 5 June 1763 

„ Maud; John Haig, wright 25 Nov. 1753 

„ Robert, surgeon in p. of Borthwick, and Miss Elizabeth, d. of 

deceast John Darling, farmer at Apletreeleaves in Galla- 

shills p., now in New North p. 30 Jan. 1763 

„ William, watchmaker in Lady Yester's p., and Margt., d. to 

deceast John Guthrie, officer of Excise in Old Gray Friar's p. 

17 Oct. 1762 
„ See also Blackie. 
Blair, Agnes; John Cochran, brushmaker 15 July 1793 

„ Alexander, wright, Tron p., and Mary, same p., d. of Daniel 

M'Callam, farmer's servant at Paisley 10 Feb. 1787 

„ Alexander, day labourer, Lady Yester's p., and Barbara, same 

p., d. u of William Martin, farmer in the Camp, p. of Mid- 

calder 6 Jan. 1790 

„ Alexander, wright, College Kirk p., and Helen, St. Andrew p., 

d. of deceased . . . Walker, weaver at Leven, Fife 29 Aug. 1795 

„ Alexander, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Nancy, same p., d. 

of David Maxwell of Cardeness 19 July 1800 

„ Anne; William Cook, bookbinder 10 Dec. 1758 

„ Mrs. Anne; John Brounlie of Oporto 23 Aug. 1785 

„ Bethia; see Allardice, Bethia Blair 

„ Miss Clementina; John Bell, W.S. 13 Mar. 1774 

,, Rev. David, minister of the Gospel at Brechen, and Miss Anne, 

d. to deceast Mr. Chas. Hope, bailie in New North p. 13 May 1759 
„ David, tron man, College p., and Elizabeth Anderson, Tron p., 

relict of William Graham, chapman 19 Nov. 1788 

„ David, printer, in College Kirk p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert Elder, shoemaker 13 Dec. 1791 

„ Miss Dorothea; Andrew M'Kean, writing master 11 Aug. 1790 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Murray, sailor 8 June 1766 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Girdwood, farmer 9 Jan. 1774 

„ Francis, merchant, and one of the present Magistrates of 

Edinburgh, Lady Yester's p., and Miss Janet, same p., d. 

of deceased Mr. John Baillie of Penston 5 July 1785 

„ George, baxter, bulges in New Kirk p., and Alisson, d. to 

George Murray, farmer in p. of Yarrow 8 May 1763 

„ Grizell; Alexander Drysdale, coppersmith 20 Oct. 1751 



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Blair, Helen; Peter Simson, tanner 11 July 1783 

„ Hugh, journeyman mason, O. Ch. p., and Mary, New Ch. p., d. 

to Thomas Grahame, day laborer, Wt. Ch. p. 17 Dec. 1775 

„ Isobel; John Blair, flesher 27 Apr. 1789 

„ James, lieutenant in the Navy, now residing in South Leith, 

and Margt. Douglas, relict of Andrew Porteous of Burnfoot 

in Dalkeith p., now in N. N. K. p. 17 Dec. 1752 

„ James, staymaker, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

Simon Gibson, smith at Colington 5 June 1778 

„ James, tron man, Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Jean, in High 

Kirk p., d. of James Brown, shoemaker in Cannongate 12 June 1788 
„ Janet; Archibald Hume, clerk 25 Aug. 1789 

„ Janet; Robert Guild, corn dealer 15 Oct. 1794 

„ Jean; John Blair, jun. 26 Dec. 1756 

„ Miss Jean; Lieut. John M'Murdo 22 Oct. 1769 

„ Miss Jean; James Hunter, merchant 25 Nov. 1770 

„ Jean; James Nimmo, mason 27 Feb. 1786 

„ John, jun., son to John Blair, councillor in Virginia, and Miss 

Jean, d. to Archibald Blair, writer, both in the New North p. 26 Dec. 1756 
„ John, of Balthyock, p. of Kinnoull in Perthshire, and Miss Pati, 

d. to Mr. John Steven, merchant in Old Kirk p. 1 Aug. 1762 

„ or Drummond, John; John Hamilton, wright 20 Jan. 1779 

„ John, porter, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, New Kirk p., d. of 

deceased John Martin, day labourer in Perthshire 27 Feb. 1784 

,, Miss Katherine; James Innes, wigmaker 15 June 1760 

„ Miss Katherine; Sir William Maxwell, Bart. 11 Feb. 1776 

„ Lillias; James Couller, drawer 26 Jan. 1755 

„ Margaret; William Utterson, tailor 12 Jan. 1766 

„ Margaret; William Comb, smith 19 Oct. 1766 

„ Margaret; James Anderson, wright 28 Apr. 1771 

„ Margaret ; William Taylor, shoemaker 23 July 1775 

„ Margaret; John Milne, upholsterer 28 Aug. 1781 

„ Margaret; James Higgs, soldier 6 Oct. 1783 

„ Margaret; James Aitken, mason 26 Jan. 1795 

„ Margaret; William Gillies, servant 12 Apr. 1798 

,, Margaret ; William Whitehead, mason 3 June 1800 

„ Mary; Richard Staig, shoemaker 27 July 1791 

„ Miss Mary; Archibald M'Guffie, merchant . 5 Sept. 1797 

„ Mary; Robert Innes, flesher 15 Mar. 1798 

„ Michael, gardener in Balmuto in p. of Kinghorn, and Jean, 

d. to Thomas Percie, vintner in Old Kirk p. 12 May 1771 

„ Nelly; Alexander M'Pherson, brewer's servant 17 Nov. 1778 

„ Rachel; James Martin, writer 22 July 1753 

„ Miss Rachel; Dr. Joseph Robertson 22 Nov. 1767 

„ Robert, journeyman flesher, and Anne, d. of deceased Geo. 

Dyks, candlemaker in Canongate, both in N. K. p. 27 Oct. 1754 

„ Robert, barber and wigmaker in College Kirk p., and Lillias, 

d. to deceast James Hendrie in Muirton in p. of St. Ninian's, 

now in the Old Kirk p. 17 Sept. 1758 

,, Robert, a gentleman's servant in the New Town, and Margaret, 

d. to deceast Robt. Menzies, wright in p. of Aberfeldy, now 

in the Tron Kirk p. 10 May 1772 

„ Robert, advocate, Old Gray Friar's p., and Miss Isobella 

Halket, St. Andrew p., d. of deceased Coll. Chas. Halket 

Craigie of Hall Hill 17 May 1786 

„ Susan; Andrew Mason, shipmaster 13 Jan. 1785 

„ Thomas, writer, and Isobel, d. to Thomas Anderson, weaver at 

Alloa, both in Old Kirk p. 31 Aug. 1760 

„ William, tronman, Tolbooth p., and Elisabeth, High Church p., 

d. of Alexander Thomson, wright 5 June 1794 

„ See also Hunter- Blair. 

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Blake, Beaty; Adam Russell, builder 12 Oct. 1789 

„ Hamilton, corn dealer, High Kirk p., and Jean, Tron p., d. 

of John Darg, farmer at Cockle Miln, county of Haddington 

19 Dec. 1789 
„ Ignatius Charles, St. Andrew p., and Miss Helena, same p., d. 

of William Cashell of Berwick-upon-Tweed 16 June 1794 

„ Mabel ; Charles Bayliss 16 Jan. 1782 

Blakebell, Agnes; Andrew Scott 19 Jan. 1755 

Bland, His Excellency Humphrey, Esq., Collonell of H.M. first 

regiment of Dragouns Guards, Quarter Master General for 

South Britton, Governour of the Castle of Edinburgh and 

Commander in Cheif of all H.M. forces, forts, castles, 

garissons, barracks, &c. in North Britton, &c. &c. &c, now 

residing in South Leith p., and Miss Betty, lawfull d. of 

deceased The Hon. [George] Dalrymple, one of the Hon. 

Barrons of H.M. Court of Exchequer in North Britton, now 

in N.W. p. 12 Jan. 1755 

Blane, Miss Anne; James Louden of Culmain 8 Oct. 1792 

„ Miss Katherine; Alexander Hutcheson of Southfield 13 July 1780 

Blaquiere, Thomas, student of philosophy in Old Kirk p. (son of 

Collonel Blaquiere of Ireland), and Miss Elizabeth, same 

p., d. of Rev. Dr. James Gillespie, Principal of the New 

College, St. Andrews 23 Apr. 1790 

Blelock, James, wright, Tolbooth p., and Jean, same p., d. of James 

Gayller, wright 9 Au g- l8o ° 

Blenshaw, Baillie, saddler in the Old Grayfreir's p., and Mary, 

d. of deceast John Wallace, surgeon 5 Feb. and 5 Mar. 1758 

Blew, William, mariner, and Helen, d. to Alexander Innes, tide 

officer at Limekills, now in Tolbooth p. 31 July 1757 

Blews, Thomas, saillor, and Elizth., d. to deceast John Knows, 

miller at Montrose Miln, now in New Kirk p. 29 Nov. 1767 

Blyth, Agnes; James Webster 6 Mar. 1784 

„ Andrew, wright, College Kirk p., and Margaret, Old Gray- 

triar's p., d. of deceased John M'Laren, miller at 

Logaret 7 Nov. 1785 

„ Anne; George Brown, baker 20 Sept. 1783 

„ Anne; Richard Ward, servant 26 Feb. 1790 

„ Catherine; James Forbes, mason 7 Nov. 1792 

„ Cecilia; William Reid, baker 1 Apr. 1786 

„ Colin, labourer, and Mary, both in St. Andrew Church p., 

d. of deceased . . . Miller, labourer at Hawick 31 May 1797 

„ Cunningham; Archibald Ker, merchant 24 Aug. 1755 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Elder, farmer 24 May 1772 

,, Francis, weaver, College p., and Mary, same p., d. of deceased 

John Scott, farmer in Hawick 23 Mar. 1799 

„ Frederick, weaver in Old Church p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of John Philip, mason in Auchtermuchty 10 Sept. 1799 

„ George, journeyman taylor in College p., and Margaret, d. to 

deceast James Weemss, ship carpenter in Newburgh 19 May 1771 

„ George, tailor in Tron p., and Antonia, in St. Andrew p., d. of 

deceased John Hardie, wright in Newburgh 13 Aug. 1791 

,, George, tailor, Lady Yester's p., and Helen, New North p., d. 

of deceased Charles M'Lean, vintner 16 Aug. 1793 

„ Helen; John Thomson, mason 5 Jan. 1798 

„ Henry, journeyman smith in College p., and Katharine Ross, 

relict of deceased James Anderson, tailor 17 Apr. 1774 

„ James, tailor in College Kirk p., and Magdalen, in Old Kirk p., 

d. of deceast Pat Gardner, farmer in p. of Errol 11 Sept. 1774 

„ Jean; Thomas Drysdale, labourer 5 Aug. 1792 

„ John, weaver, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, same p., d. of James 

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Blyth, John, gentleman's servant, High Kirk p., and Anne, St. Andrew 

p., d. of deceased John Thomson, mason at Thornhill 12 Feb. 1790 
,, Mary; William Robertson 29 Nov. 1761 

„ Robert, merchant in Tron Kirk p., and Allison, d. to deceast 
Thos. ShirrifF, tenant in Samuelstoun in p. of Gladsmure, 
now in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 22 June 1760 

„ Robert, merchant in College Kirk p., and Jean, d. to deceast 

Mr. William Russel, merchant in Leith, now in Tron Kirk p. 

23 Mar. 1766 
„ Thomas, weaver in Tron p., and Mary, same p., d. of deceast 
David Greig, day labourer at Scotland Wells, Kinrossshire 

21 Nov. 1792 
„ Walter, weaver, College Kirk p., and Jean, New North p., d. of 

Charles Ross, farmer at Aberdeen 16 Aug. 1787 

„ William, wright in Lady Yester's p., and Marion, d. of deceast 
Duncan Black, merchant in Perth, now in the New North p. 

10 Sept. 1758 
Boa, Robert, gardener in Lady Yester's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

William Riddell, wright in Hawick 26 Jan. 1792 

Boak, Alexander, carrier, Tolbooth p., and Lillias, d. to George 

Aitken, farmer, Leswade 26 Feb. 1775 

Boden, William, engraver, New North p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased William Waddell, merchant in Leith 28 Oct. 1796 

Boe, William, farmer in New Greyfreir's p., and Margt., d. to Robert 

Stark, smith in Carnwath 19 Apr. 1767 

Boes, Miss Barbara; Alexander Crichton, candlemaker 29 Mar. 1761 

Bog, Alexander, mason, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, St. 

Andrew p., d. of Alexr. Anderson, wright in Cramond 20 Oct. 1797 
„ John, wright, New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, St. Andrew p., 

d. of Robert Wright, mason 22 Nov. 1786 

Bogie, James, journeyman wigmaker in College Kirk p., and Alison, 
d. to deceast Jas. Hutcheson, flesher in Hadington, now in 
Lady Yester's p. 1 Dec. 1765 

„ Jean; James Dow, mariner 9 Feb. 1791 

„ Margaret; David Dick, labourer 30 May 1795 

Bogle, Henrietta; John Martin, printer 13 Feb. 1781 

„ Miss Janet; William Howison, writer 19 Mar. 1792 

„ Mannie; James Key, surgeon 25 May 1777 

„ William, writer in Old Grayfrier's p., and Miss Hamilton, d. of 

Lauchlane Hunter, bookseller in Old Kirk p. 8 Apr. 1764 

Bogue, Alice; Andrew Edgar, merchant 26 Apr. 1782 

,, James, writer in Edinburgh in New Kirk p., and Margt., d. to 

Henry Anderson, farmer at Broughton, in West Kirk p. 9 Aug. 1767 
,, John, limner, and Marion, d. of deceast James Wilson, mer- 
chant, both in New North p. 6 Aug. 1769 
„ Miss Margaret; William Bogue 5 Nov. 1787 
„ William, gentleman, High Kirk p., and Miss Margaret, Tol- 
booth p., d. of Mr. John Bogue, residenter 5 Nov. 1787 
Boick, James, musician, and Sally, both in St. Andrew p., d. of 

deceased John Tricey, mariner in London 18 Aug. 1797 

Boig, Isabella; John Schopmeier, merchant 26 Jan. 1786 

Bold, Helen; Peter Core, weaver 22 Sept. 1795 

,, Janet; George Houston, writer 30 May 1795 

Bolton, Alexander, wright in College Kirk p., and Mary, d. to 

William Forrest, printer in Old Gray Frier's p. 18 Jan. 1767 

„ Ann; Peter Lamb, gardener 13 Feb. 1787 

„ Mary; Philemon Smythe, watchmaker 27 June 1800 

„ William, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Agnes, 

same p., d. of Thomas Bryce, farmer at Dirleton 15 Nov. 1792 

Bonar (Bonnar), Alexander, banker, Tolbooth p., and Miss Sarah, p. 

of Glasgow, d. of John M'Call, merchant 29 Nov. 1786 



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Bonar (Bonnar), Alexander, weaver, and Ann, both in St. Andrew 

p., d. of deceased John Condie, labourer at Fosway 2 Sept. 1797 

„ Andrew, banker, High Kirk p., and Miss Anne, eldest d. of 

John Caw, merchant and late Provost of Perth 17 Dec. 1790 

„ Andrew, cabinetmaker, New North p., and Janet Slater, 

same p., d. of William Stewart, manufacturer in Litle 

Dunkeld 23 May 1799 

„ Benjamin, shoemaker in Lady Yester's p., and Margt., d. to 

deceast John Banks, merchant in Old Kirk p. 13 July 1766 

„ Christian; Robert Philp, weaver 7 June 1781 

,, Miss Christy; John Tawse, writer 2 Sept. 1780 

„ Elizabeth; Patrick M'Laren 20 Nov. 1757 

„ John, painter, burges in Tron p., and Helen, d. to deceast James 

Burns, wright, burges in the New North p. 20 May 1759 

„ John, gardener at Musliburgh, and Elizth., d. of deceast Robt. 

M'Beath, gentleman's servant at Preston, now in Tron 

Kirk p. 24 June 1770 

„ Margaret; Alexander Watson, merchant 21 July 1751 

„ Thomas, merchant in St. Andrew p., and Miss Elizabeth, New 

Gray Friar's p., eldest d. of Mr. Andrew Bell, engraver 19 Nov. 1792 
„ Thomas, architect, Tron p., and Miss Margaret, New Gray- 
friar's p., d. of deceased Mr. Ebenezer Gardner, manufacturer 

4 July 1800 
„ William, painter, Old Grayfriai's p., and Elisabeth, St. Andrew 

Church p., d. of deceased Alexr. Shankie, shoemaker in 

London 21 Sept. 1798 

Bone, Elizabeth; James Johnstone, coppersmith 22 June 1760 

„ Miss Jane; John Penhallow Petters 18 May 1787 

Bonees, John, soldier in the North York Militia, Edinburgh Castle, 

and Elisabeth, New Grayfriai's p., d. of Robert Scott, 

mason in Banff 15 Feb. 1800 

Bonela, Barbara: James Horn, baker 8 Feb. 1786 

Bonell, Anthony, servant to the Earl of Murray, and Margt., d. to 

deceast Thos. Martin, merchant in Old Grayfreirs p. 31 Jan. 1768 

Bonnie, Ann; Samuel Crofts, soldier 28 Jan. 1799 

Bonny, John, journeyman wright in Old Grayfriar's p., and Mary, d. 

to deceast Jas. Mitchell, farmer at the Lukrie, now in St. 

Ninian's p. 21 Nov. 1762 

„ Patrick, flaxdresser in New Kirk p., and Margaret, d. to Thos. 

Cuming, dyer, now in New Grayfriar's p. 19 Apr. 1772 

Bonnyman, Alexander, wright, Old Kirk p., and Miss Jeany, p. of 

Brechin, d. of deceased . . . Welsh, merchant in shire of 

Maims 12 June 1781 

Bonston, Margaret; James Dickson, smith 28 Jan. 1753 

Bonthron, Alexander, merchant, Old Grayfriar's p., and Euphemia, 

p. of Ceres, d. of David Melvill of South Baltillo 22 Apr. 1780 

„ James, weaver, College Church p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

William Honeyman, weaver in Cupar Fife 18 Sept. 1798 

„ James, journeyman wright, and Agnes, d. of deceased James 

Ridle, workman in Crichton p., both in S. E. p. 12 May 1751 

„ James, wright, in New Kirk p., and Margaret, d. to deceast 

Robert Taylor, schoolmaster at Newburgh, now in Old 

Kirk p. 15 Nov. 1761 

„ James, wright, New Gray Friar's p., and Caecilia, St. Giles' p., 

d. of deceased John Hardie, wright in Newburgh 14 Dec. 1784 

Boog, Alexander, sailor in Old Kirk p., and Isobel, d. to James 

Nisbet, gardener in Haddington, now in Tron Kirk p. 22 Dec. 1765 
„ Alexander, cutter, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of James M'Coul, candlemaker 26 Jan. 1786 

„ Alexander, bootmaker in Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, in 

same p., d. of George Barclay, weaver 28 Dec. 1790 



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Boog, Alexander, millwright, Lady Yester's p., and Janet Turnbull, 

same p., d. of John Turnbull, farmer in p. of Aberlady 2 Mar. 1799 

.> (Bogg), Allison; John Trotter, tailor 22 Mar. 1781 

,, Anne; Alexander Jack, weaver 14 Nov. 1782 

„ Ann; William Gall, weaver 3 Jan. 1798 

„ Miss Elizabeth; Thomas Kinnear, merchant 8 Mar. 1761 

„ Elizabeth; William Dickson, joiner 18 May 1789 

„ Euphemia; Matthew Gowans, servant 6 Apr. 1798 

,, George, a gentleman's servant, and Isobel, d. to James Pringle, 

clockmaker in Dalkeith, both in New Kirk p. 9 Oct. 1763 

„ Isobel; Thomas Rattray, writer 7 Oct. 1753 

„ James, shoemaker in Calton, and Christian, New Grayfriar's p., 

d. of John Jackson, tailor 21 May 1778 

„ Maitland, carver and gilder, Old Gray Friar's p., and Mary, 

same p., d. of James Liddell, farmer in Borthwick 21 Feb. 1783 

,, William, gentleman's servant, Tron p., and Margaret, Old Gray- 
friar's p., d. of John Scougall, weaver in West Kirk p. 5 Mar. 1779 
Bookless (Bouckless), Charles, wright, College Kirk p., and Marion, 

New Kirk p., d. of James Johnston, carter, Prestonpans 21 Aug. 1780 
„ David, gentleman's servant, and Isabel, both in St. Andrew p., 

d. of William Walker, gentleman's servant 3 Nov. 1798 

„ Jean; Francis Macguire, musician 23 Aug. 1785 

„ John wright, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Mary, New Gray Friar's 

p., d. of James Paterson, baker and brewer in Aberlady 1 Oct. 1788 
„ Mary; David Wilkie, printer 15 Apr. 1794 

Booth, David, weaver, and Jean, d. of deceast John Spence, mariner 

at Dundie, both in New Grayfreir's p. 2 July 1758 

„ James, gardener in Wakefield in Yorkshire, at present in Old 

Grayfreir's p., and Magdalene, d. to Jno. Gray, factor to Sir 

David Cunningham, in said p. 5 Oct. 1766 

„ John, shoemaker, New Grayfrier's p. and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased George Mason, weaver in Glasgow 14 Sept. 1782 

Borland, James, merchant in Glasgow, and Mrs. Ann Ranken, relict 

of Robt. Leitch, writer in Greenock, both in Tron Kirk p. 

10 July 1774 
Borrowman, James, merchant's clerk, St. Giles' p., and Mary, same 

d. of deceased David Thomson, writer in Creiff 23 Aug. 1783 

„ William, wright in New Grayfreir's p., and Margt., d. to David 

Somervell, port waiter in Old Grayfreir's p. 24 Mar. 1765 

Borthwick, Alexander, shoemaker, and Jean, d. of deceast George 

Robertson, shoemaker in p. of Crail, both in Tolbooth p. 29 Dec. 1771 
„ Alexander, tailor, Old Gray Friar's p., and Anne Smart, same 

p., relict of John Johnston, hostler in Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1789 

„ Alexander, merchant, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Helen, in St. 

Andrew Kirk p., d. of deceased John Buchanan, writer in 

Glasgow 5 Nov. 1790 

„ Ann; Charles Mordaunt, wigmaker 22 Feb. 1761 

„ Ann ; Robert Finlay, tailor 8 Aug. 1797 

Archibald, late of Norway, merchant, and Margaret Nicolson, 

New North p., d. of Mr. James Scott, Clk. to the Signet 13 Apr. 1777 
„ Charles, mason, New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

deceased William Hardie, cooper at Peathhead of Crighton 

7 Aug. 1798 
„ George, confectioner, and Margt. Hutcheson, relict of Robert 

Duncan, glover, both in Lady Yester's p. 25 Mar. 1764 

„ George, confectioner, and Elizth. Ogilvie, relict of David 

Johnstone, farmer in Perthshire, both in Lady Yester's p. 6 May 1764 
,, George, journeyman fish hookmaker in Lady Yester's p., and 

Margaret, in Colledge Kirk p., d. of Jas. Chapman, gardener 

at Bathgate 24 Oct. 1773 

„ Grace; Joseph West, servant 8 May 1792 



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Borthwick, Grizell; Yaxly Hane winkle, wright 13 Apr. 1760 

,, Helen; John Skiving, servant 16 Aug. 1771 

„ Helen; James White, hair powder maker 1 Jan. 1785 

„ Right Honble. Henry Lord, in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and 
Miss Margaret, d. to deceast George Drummond of Broich, 
in Tolbooth p. 4 Mar. 1770 

„ James, brewer's servant, New Gray Friar's p., and Helen, Old 

Kirk p., d. of James Howden, day labourer at Couslen 19 Nov. 1781 
,, James, indweller, College Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

William Nisbet, merchant, Haddington 19 Mar. 1795 

,, Janet; John Scott, chairmaster 26 Aug. 1764 

,, Janet; David Gray, servant 21 May 1769 

,, Jean; William Craig, servant 10 Jan. 1780 

„ Jean; George Nicoll, wright 28 Mar. 1782 

„ John, merchant in New Grayfriar's p., and Miss Margt., d. to 
deceast Jas. Greig, shipmaster at Innerkeithing, now in 
Glasgow 5 Sept. 1762 

,, John, gentleman's servant, and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased John Dinwiddow, farmer in Dumfriesshire 11 May 1781 

„ Major John, 71st regiment, St. Andrew p., and Miss Margaret, 

same p., d. of deceased Alexr. Sinclair of Barrock 22 Oct. 1799 

„ Katherine; Robert Duncan, cooper 8 Aug. 1756 

,, Katherine; Andrew Meek, tailor 9 Jan. 1763 

,, Katherine; Alexander Brown, jeweller 10 Oct. 1781 

,, Margaret; James Jack, hairdresser 9 Apr. 1799 

„ Marion; William Bowar, servant 12 May 1754 

„ Marion; James Gilchrist, servant 13 Feb. 1763 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant, and Agnes Macmurtrie, relict of 

Thomas Rae, indweller, both in New North Kirk p. 12 Feb. 1764 

„ Rosina; John Hutton, barber 10 Oct. 1762 

,, Thomas, mason in New Kirk p., and Jean, d. to Robert 
Young, mealmaker in Colington p., now in the New Gray- 
frier's p. 20 June 1773 
,, William, merchant in the Tolbooth p., and Margaret, d. to 
James Sinclair, factor to William Sinclair of Frizwick in 
Cathness, now in New Kirk p. 18 Sept. 1757 
„ William, son to Thomas Borthwick, tenant in Shaws, p. of 
Yarrow, and Elizabeth, d. to Alexander Hay, deacon of the 
Wrights, in New Kirk p. 17 Mar. 1771 
„ William, bookbinder, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, St. 

Andrew p., d. of deceased James Monteith, pewterer 29 Aug. 1797 

Boss, Elizabeth; Thomas Hedderwick, cordner 28 Oct. 1785 

Boston, Christian; Charles Stewart, servant 23 Jan. 1787 

,, Isobel; William Robertson, clockmaker 23 July 1769 

„ James, gardener, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

William Paterson, shepherd at Blackford 1 Apr. 1796 

„ Joan; Henry Wight, servant 9 Nov. 1755 

„ Joseph, gardener, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased William Small, farmer at Ancrum by Jedburgh 2 Dec. 1794 
„ Mally; Daniel Ogg, servant 22 Dec. 1778 

„ Walter, merchant, Lady Yester's p., and Christian, St. Giles' p., 
d. of deceased Robert Dalgleish, farmer, p. of Dunfermline 

14 Mar. 1783 
Boswell, Alexander, of Auchinleck, one of the Senators of the 
College of Justice, in Old Kirk p., and Miss Elizt., d. of 
deceast John Boswel, of Ballmunto, in New North Kirk p. 19 Nov. 1769 
,, Alexander, of Auchinleck, St. Andrew p., and Miss Grisel, 

same p., d. of deceased Thomas Cuming, banker 23 Nov. 1799 

„ Andrew, workman in College Kirk p., and Margaret, d. to 
deceast William Aitken, serjent in Handise's regiment, 
travelling merchant in Tron p. 28 Apr. 1771 






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Boswell, Miss Anne; Alexander Carre of Cavers 31 Dec. 1799 

„ Claud, of Balmuto, advocate, New Gray Friar's p., and Miss 

Ann Irvine, p. of St. Cuthbert's, d. of deceased 28 Apr. 1783 

„ David, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

Thomas Rutherford, labourer in p. of Carnock 22 Nov. 1799 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Boswell of Auchinleck 19 Nov. 1769 

„ Elizabeth; William Menzies, strainer 29 Dec. 1771 

„ Elizabeth; William Boswell 19 Dec. 1799 

„ George, weaver, St. Andrew p., and Barbara, same p., d. of 

Andrew Monro, farmer in p. of Kinmuir, Ross-shire 6 Dec. 1799 

„ Jean; James Duncan, weaver 12 May 1786 

„ Margaret; Patrick Millar, writer 28 July 1754 

„ Margaret; Adam Gillies, mason 7 May 1769 

„ Margaret; William Cuming, wright 1 Nov. 1772 

„ Mathew, wright, New Grayfriar's p., and Martha, College Kirk 

p., d. of deceased George Low, staymaker 29 Aug. 1780 

„ Robert, writer in New North p., and Sibella, d. to Win, 

Sandeman, merchant in Perth 21 May 1769 

„ Sophia; Thomas Lovoax, servant 3 Nov. 1765 

„ William, St. Andrew p., and Miss Elisabeth, youngest d. of 

deceased James Boswall of Auchenleck 19 Dec. 1799 

Bothwell, Miss Margaret; Colin Drummond, physician 5 Feb. and 5 Mar. 1758 
Boucher, William, mariner, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of William Noble, teacher 8 Dec. 1789 

Bousie, Janet; John Cleghorn, shoemaker 7 Dec. 1784 

Bouston, Christian; John Ainslie, wright 11 May 1766 

Bow, Janet; John M'Lauchlane, baker 27 May 1759 

„ Robert, merchant, New Kirk p., and Janet, Old Grayfriar's p., 

d. of William Forrester, oak manufacturer 21 Nov. 1787 

Married 22nd instant by Rev. Mr. William Greenfield, 
minister of St. Andrew's Church, Edinburgh. 
Bower, Alexander, weaver, Old Gray Friar's p., and Helen, same p., 

d. of deceased James Fairweather, merchant in Forfar 14 Aug. 1782 
„ Hendry Thomas, and Janet, d. of John Whitefield, flax dresser 

17 Nov. 1776 
„ James, sadler in Hamilton, and Miss Anne, d. to James Gavin, 

porter to the Duke of Hamilton, now in Lady Yester's p. 11 July 1773 
„ Katherine ; Colin Campbell, servant 27 May 1759 

„ Katherine; James Denholm, shoemaker mar. 25 May J 798 

,, Miss Mary; John Ritchie, shipmaster 19 Dec. 1769 

„ Oliver, sadler, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same p., d. of Archi- 
bald Brownlee, farmer in p. of Straven 19 Feb. 1800 
„ Samuel, labourer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, New North p., 

d. of deceased Thomas Cochran, painter in Aberdeen 30 Dec. 1795 
„ William, servant to Provost White in Kirkcaldy, and Marion, d. 

to John Borthwick, farmer in New Botle, both in N. N. K. p. 12 May 1754 

Bowers, Barbara; John Anderson, mason 29 Oct. 1789 

„ Elizabeth; John Bignell, mariner 18 Aug. 1784 

„ Jean; David Adam 3 Feb. 1754 

„ Margaret; William Fenwick, labourer 29 Nov. 1786 

Bowhill, Margaret ; William Finlayson, baker 24 Nov. 1778 

„ Margaret; Allan M'Allester, sergeant 14 Oct. 1783 

Bowie, Alexander, ropemaker, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of deceased John Allan, day labourer in Leith 14 Apr. 1785 

„ Ann; Ebenezer Robertson, schoolmaster 26 May 1754 

„ Ann; Henry Wright, linen printer 24 Apr. 1774 

„ Archibald, merchant in Tron Kirk p., and Mary, d. to deceast 
Andw. Kay, merchant in Kirkaldy. now in the p. of 
Mordington 5 Au S- ^64 

„ Catherine; William Dumbreck, hotelkeeper 3 Dec. 1794 

„ Christian; James Burnett, merchant 11 Sept. 1763 



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Bowie, Forbes; Henry Martin, merchant 17 Mar. 1800 

„ George, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Christian, New 
Gray Friar's p., d. of Andrew Mitchael, day labourer at 
Clerkston, p. of Polmont 26 Mar. 1781 

,, Helen; Thomas Crawford, surgeon 1 Mar. 1784 

„ James, indweller in Old Grayfriar's p., and Margt, d. to 
deceast Jas. Robertson, weaver in the Queensferry, now 
in New Grayfriar's p. 1 Feb. 1761 

,, James, son to deceast John Bowie, merchant, Edinburgh, and 
Kath., d. to Andw. Stevenson, writer, both in New 
North p. 23 Mar. 1766 

„ Janet; William M'Kenzie, jeweller 9 Apr. 1784 

„ Jean ; Ferdinand Anegconie, music master 7 Apr. 177 1 

„ Jean; Andrew Rintoul, grocer 7 June 1785 

„ Miss Jean; Ebenezer Gardner, linen manufacturer 7 June 1 791 

„ John, maltster, St. Giles' p., and Eupham, same p., d. of 

deceased William Dobie, watchmaker in Falkirk 18 Dec. 1783 

„ Margaret; John Fraser, tanner 7 Apr. 1771 

„ Margaret; John Yellowlees, wright 18 Sept. 1774 

„ Marion; Alexander Peterson, mariner 11 Dec. 1768 

„ May; Andrew Robertson, baker 22 Oct. 1782 

„ Ralph, late of Philadelphia, councillor at law, Old Kirk p., and 
Miss Anna, New North p., d. of Geo. Bartholomew, mer- 
chant in Linlithgow 15 July 1788 
, Thomas, baxter, and Janet, d. of deceased John Allan, baxter, 

both in N. W. p. 26 Nov. 1752 

„ William, weaver, and Katharine, d. to deceast John Nicoll, 

dyster in Aberdeen, both in New North p. 1 Mar. 1761 

„ William, baker, New Grayfriar's p., and Jeanne, in p. of White- 
kirk, East Lothian, d. of Andrew Dudgen, farmer in New 
Mains 13 Feb. 1799 

Bowles, John, day labourer, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of George Berryhill, soldier in the City Guard 21 Mar. 1787 

Bowll, Janet, relict of Simon Fraser, cook, now in S. S. W. p., and 

James Beat, servant to Alexr. Campbell, brewer in S. E. p. 29 Oct. 1752 
Bowller, John, of the Royal Navy, High Church p., and Grace, same 

p., d. of deceased Robert Johnston, merchant 26 Feb. 1799 

Bowman, Agnes; William Duncan, soldier 20 Aug. 1790 

„ Charles, gentleman's servant, and Jean, d. of deceast John 

Muir, farmer in p. of Cyrus, both in Tolbooth p. 28 July 1771 

„ Elizabeth; William Young, shoemaker 19 Aug. 1770 

„ Houghton, merchant in Glasgow, and Miss Elizabeth, only 
child of John Vere, commissary general in Domenica, and 
Francis Skerwood, his first wife 6 Aug. 1779 

„ Isobel; Thomas Baillie, labourer 31 Aug. 1795 

„ James, jeweller, Lady Yester's p., and Isobella, New Kirk p., 

d. of deceased Alexander Henderson, merchant 17 July 1780 

„ James, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p., and Jean, same p., d. 
of deceased John Gullen, tailor at Foggy Loan, county of 
Banff 8 Oct. 1789 

„ James, rope and sail maker, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of William Anderson, inn-keeper, Pittenweem 10 Jan. 1799 
„ John, sailor, and Magdalen, d. to deceast John Martin, weaver 

in Pittenweem, both in New Grayfrier's p. 9 Oct. 1763 

,, Margaret; Thomas Fairley, labourer 26 Nov. 1777 

„ Margaret; William Fraser, chair bearer 130^.1785 

Bowring, Miss Charlotte; Mr. Robert Grierson, student 17 Sept. 1792 

Boyd, Agnes; William Cuming, shoemaker 15 Oct. 1758 

„ Miss Agnes; Mr. David Geddes 3 Jan. 1780 

„ Ann; William Robertson, jun., writer 11 Mar. 1759 

„ Anne; David M'Pherson, schoolmaster 22 July 1759 



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Boyd, Anne; John Young 26 May 1771 

,, Mr. Cathcart, in the Customs of Edinburgh, and Miss Eliza- 
beth, Old Church p., d. to deceased Mr. Yeaman of Auchin- 
leck, near Dundee 15 Sept. 1776 

„ Cathcart, examiner of salt and fishery accounts in Scotland, 
St. Andrew p., and Miss Ann, same p., d. of David Morri- 
son, major, E.I.C.S. 23 Aug. 1787 
„ Major Charles, late of the 76th regiment, Old Grayfriar's p., 
and Miss Elizabeth, d. of John Haliburton, merchant in 
Dunkirk 19 Nov. 1784 
,, Christian; Henry Andrews, merchant 20 Nov. 1783 
„ Cecill; Cuthbert Denholm, baxter • 16 Oct. 1763 
„ David, brewer, p. of Dalkeith, and Mary, same p., natural d. of 

deceased Adrian Watkins, printer 5 May 1778 

,, Miss Elizabeth; Henry Home, W.S. 15 Feb. 1767 

„ Elizabeth; James Napier, wright 20 Aug. 1778 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Hunter, tobacco spinner 23 Aug. 1785 

„ Euphan ; Richard Jack, servant 19 May 1779 

„ George, merchant, and Margaret, d. to deceased Wm. Brown, 

bookseller, both in N.W. p. 19 Nov. 1752 

„ George, merchant in N. N. K. p., and May, d. to deceased 

William Laurie, writer, now in S. K. p. 30 Nov. 1755 

,, George, carter in New Grayfrier's p., and Agnes, d. to deceast 

Walter Nisbet, indweller in Old Grayfreir's p. 3 Feb. 1771 

„ Hugh, merchant, and Margaret, d. to deceast John Thomson, 

wright in Lasswade, both in the College Kirk p. 11 Dec. 1757 

,, James, journeyman wright, and Margaret, d. to deceased 

Thomas Martin, maltman in Kirkcaldy, both in N. W. p. 19 Apr. J752 
,, James, journeyman wright in S. S. E. p., and Jean, d. of 
deceased Robert Johnston, farmer in Leny in Crammond 
p., now in S. S. E. p. 10 June 1753 

,, James, painter, College Church p., and Christian, same 
p., d. to deceased George Wright, tailor in Cannongate 
head 19 Nov. 1775 

,, James, tailor in Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 
deceased Neil M'Kay, drover at Shinness, Sutherland- 
shire 6 Oct. 1791 
„ Jane; John Greenshields, advocate 27 Sept. 1799 
„ Janet; William Scotland 14 Feb. 1762 
„ Janet; Alexander Stewart, white ironsmith 11 Oct. 1793 
„ Jean; James Crawfurd, workman 5 Oct. 1760 
„ Jean; George Moodie, bookbinder jy Nov. 1776 
„ John, stockingmaker, and Janet, d. to deceast Andrew Gibson, 

weaver in Cannongate, both in Lady Yester's p. 10 June 1770 

„ John, whitewasher, and Betty, d. of deceased Alexr. M'Queveen, 

staymaker in Cannongate 10 Aug. 1777 

„ John, shoemaker, College Kirk p , and Christian Robertson, 

Tron p., widow of William Robertson, merchant 14 July 1779 

„ John, mason in New Grayfriar's p., and Catharine, Old Kirk 

p., d. of John M 'Gibbon, wright in Stirling 5 Nov. 1792 

„ John, day labourer in Old Grayfriar's p., and Isobel, same p., 

d. of deceased Alexander Fisher, farmer, p. of Kenmore 7 Jan. 1793 
„ Margaret; William Morison, servant 1 Mar. 1794 

„ Mary; James Shaw, printer 31 Oct. 1756 

„ Mary; James Deans, shoemaker 14 Apr. 1771 

„ Mary; John Cowan, gardener 19 Jan. 1785 

„ Peter, mailman, Old Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, p. of Linlith- 
gow, d. of deceased John Hamilton, farmer there 5 Oct. 1780 
„ Robert, journeyman wright in New Grayfrier's p., and Janet, 
d. of deceast John Gilles, farmer in p. of Westruther, now in 
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Boyd, Robert, dyer, New Grayfriar's p., and Alison Lees, same p., d. 

of John Lees, day laborer, p. of Lawder 2 June 

„ Robert, officer of Excise, New Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same 

p., d. of William Gib, portioner at Gartcows, near Falkirk 21 Oct. 
„ Thomas, architect, College Kirk p., and Miss Jean, New Kirk 

p., d. of deceased William Waddell, mason in Dumfries 31 Oct. 
,, Walter, wigmaker in Tron Kirk p., and Jannet, d. to Walter 

Johnston, wright in Moffat, now in Tolboth Kirk p. 23 Mar. 

„ William, gentleman's servant, and Magdalen, d. to Chas. 

Myles, brewer's clerk, both in New North Kirk p. 30 Oct. 

,, William, gentleman's servant, Old Grayfriar's p., and Isobel, 

same p., d. of David Muir. mason, St. Cuthbert's p. 14 Nov. 

„ William, W.S., Tron p., and Miss Jessa, St. Andrew p., d. 

of deceased Mr. Alexander Brown, merchant in Edinburgh 

12 Mar. 
Boyes, MissGrizell; Mr. James Bisset, jun. of Glenelbert 21 Oct. 

„ Miss Jean; Andrew Marjoribanks of that Ilk 16 Feb. 

,, Thomas, soldier in the 25th regiment, Edinburgh Castle, and 

Helen, New Kirk p., d. of William Brown, gardener in 

Leith 13 June 

Boyle, Adam, merchant at Lymekills, and Euphan, d. to Thomas 

Young, tidesman at Bo'ness, both in Tron Kirk p. 30 Apr. 

„ Lady Helen, d. of deceast John, Earl of Glasgow, Canongate 

p., and Sir James Douglas of Springwood Park 30 Oct. 

,, Thomas, printer, High Kirk p., and Diana, same p., d. of 

deceased William Hercules, tailor 5 Aug. 

Boyse, John, writer in Hamilton, and Miss Grizell, New North Kirk 

p., d. of deceased Mr. Gilchrist of . . . field 23 Dec. 

Brackenridge, Ann; William Hancock, clothier 12 July 

„ Elizabeth; John Tait, labourer 2 Nov. 

,, Elizabeth; Christopher Oliver, servant 10 Jan. 

„ James, watchmaker, New Grayfrier's p., and Isabella, New 

Church p., d. of James Aberdour, founder 25 Jan. 

,, John, baker in the New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, d. of John 

M 'Donald, weaver in Dunfermline 12 Apr. 

„ Mary; John Taylor, cabinetmaker 26 Mar. 

„ Thomas, tailor in Lasswad p., and Agnes, d. to John Sanderson, 

residenter in Newton p., now in S. K. p. 17 Feb. 

Bradfoot, James, student of divinity, New Kirk p., and Marion, same 

p., d. of James Hutcheson, farmer 5 Aug. 

Bradie, Andrew, journeyman baxter, and Margt., d. to David Allan, 

gardener in West Kirk p., both in Old Grayfreir's p. 17 July 

Braid, Agnes ; William Gillmer, labourer 24 July 

„ Euphemia; Laurence Peddie, barber 30 June 

„ Helen; William Young, mariner 27 Aug. 

„ Isobel; James Brown, mason 13 Nov. 

„ John, wigmaker in Tolbooth Kirk p., and Margt., d. to deceast 

Jas. Bruce, indweller in Ely, both in New North Kirk p. 17 July 
John, brewer's servant, New Gray Fryer's p., and Betty, same 

p., d. to Andrew Mein, weaver in New Gray Fryer's p. 16 July 
„ Robert, gardener, St. Giles' p., and Anne, same p., d. of deceast 

David Duncan, wright in Fifeshire 17 July 

„ William, fisherman at St. Andrews, and Annopell, same p., d. 

of James Wylie, gardener, St. Andrews 17 Mar. 

Braidfoot, Jacobina; James Campbell, merchant 18 Feb. 

Braidwood, Ann ; William Morison, merchant 8 Feb. 

„ David, tailor in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Catharine, St. 

Andrew Kirk p., d. of deceased John Henderson, forrester 

atYester 15 Oct. 

„ Elizabeth ; Alexander Greive, carter 14 Sept. 

„ Miss Helen; William Lawson, merchant 21 Oct. 












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Braidwood, James, candlemaker burges, and Elisabeth, d. to deceast 

James Gould, residenter in West Kirk p., both in New 

Grayf riar's p. 14 Aug. 1763 

„ James, journeyman mason in College Kirk p., and Margt., d. to 

James Foot, wright in Kinross, now in Trone Kirk p. 

12 June [July] 1767 
„ James, cabinetmaker, Tolbooth Church p., and Janet, d. to 

deceased Andrew[ Francis] Mitchell, brewer in South Leith p. 

23 July 1775 
,, Thomas, residenter, and Margt., d. of deceased Alexr. Pearson, 

indweller, both in N. E. p. 1 Oct. 1752 

„ Thomas, residenter in N. K. p., and Margt., d. of deceased 

Alexander M'Pherson, mason, near the Gibbet in the West 

Kirk p., now in N. K. p. 21 Dec. 1755 

„ Wm., jun., candlemaker burges in Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, 

d. to deceast Chas. Reid, smith in Fountainbriges, now 

in New North Kirk p. 27 May 1759 

,, William, candlemaker in Old Grayfrier's p., and Janet, d. to 

Andw. Good, wright burges in Lady Yester's Kirk p. 10 Mar. 1765 
„ William, journeyman mason in College Kirk p., and Christian, 

d. to deceast James Smith, carter at Katrine, p. of Sorn, 

now in Tolbooth Kirk p. 1 Feb. 1767 

„ William, clerk to Alexander and Compy., in the West Kirk p., 

and Margaret, d. of deceast Ebenr. Brown, minister of the 

Gospel at Pennycuik, now in New Church p. 4 and 18 Apr. 1773 

Bramwell, Lieutenant John, late of the Duke of Cumberland's 

regiment, Old Gray Friar's p., and Margt., same p., d. of 

Duncan Campbell, farmer in Kinchracken, Glenorchy 3 June 1788 

Brand, Andrew, mariner, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. 

of Peter Elder, weaver in Coldstream in the county of 

Berwick 6 Dec. 1790 

„ Clementine; John Bell, soldier 29 Jan. 1795 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; Professor Nicolas Vilant 22 Sept. 1771 

„ Helen; James Hamilton, merchant 27 Sept. 1761 

,, Isobell ; George Wemyss, flesher 6 Mar. 1778 

„ John, clerk, Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, New North Church 

p., d. of James Brown, wright 22 May 1800 

„ Margaret; Alexander Clark, staymaker 14 Mar. 1762 

„ Margaret; Walter Glen, founder 29 July 1764 

., Margaret; Thomas Brymer, soldier 9 Nov. 1766 

„ Margaret; John Sime, servant 28 May 1784 

,, Mathurint, gentleman's servant, and Mary, d. to George Wood, 

gardener at Smieton,both in College Kirk p. 29 Jan. 1764 

„ Rachel; John Webster, weaver 10 July 1768 

„ Robert, weaver, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of Adam Chalmers, marine in p. of Torryburn 28 Mar. 1800 

„ William, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Elizabeth, 

College Kirk p., d. of deceased John Brown, tailor 24 June 1783 

Brandier, Anthony, gentleman in Old Grayfrier's p., and Miss 

Christian, d. to Adam Bauld, farmer in p. of St. Ninian's, 

now in Old Kirk p. 28 Mar. 1762 

Brandon, John, dyer burges, and Margt., d. to Thos. Anderson, 

shoemaker in Forfar, both in College Kirk p. 30 Sept. 1764 

Brash, Agnes; David Brown, servant 29 Nov. 1792 

„ David, labourer, New Grayfriar's p , and Christian, same p., d. 

of deceased James Kay, farmer at Rafford, Morayshire 18 Aug. 1795 
„ Elizabeth; John Brash, tailor 13 Feb. 1799 

„ John, smith in New Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

John Henderson, farmer at Culross 9 Nov. 1791 

„ John, tailor, St. Andrew Church p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. 

of George Brash, labourer in Queensferry 13 Feb. 1799 



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Brash, John, day labourer, Old Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

Alexander Gourlay, baker in Colinsburgh 25 Mar. 1779 

Brass, William, shoemaker, St. Andrew Church p., and Edgar, Old 

Kirk p., d. of Moses Paterson, shoemaker 28 Nov. 1796 

Brechin, Charles, journeyman wright in S. W. p., and Kath., d. to 

John M'Pherson, indweller in S. S. W. p. 23 Dec. 1753 

„ David, candlemaker, and Helen, d. to Thos. Chalmers, 

merchant in Dumblane, both in College Kirk p. 28 Oct. 1764 

,, Euphemia; Thomas Matheson, vintner 9 July 1785 

„ Euphemia; James M'Intosh, vintner 30 Nov. 1790 

Bredin, Alexr., late captain in Lord Howe's regiment, of the county 
of Donigall in the kingdom of Ireland, and Miss Jean, d. 
of deceast Captain . . . Campbell, in Tron Kirk p. 12 Aug. 1759 

Bredy, Jean; Alexander Tyre, gardener 24 Dec. 1769 

Bremar, Margaret; Robert Dickson, joiner 20 May 1786 

Bremner, Alexander, tailor, Lady Yester's p., and Charles, same p., 

d. of deceased Charles Abercrombie, sailor at Culross 17 Sept. 1796 
„ Anne; John Somerville, soldier 23 Dec. 1785 

„ Colin, tailor, College Kirk p., and Charlote, Lady Yester's p., 

d. of David Maule, tailor, Nicolson Street 14 June 1786 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Johnston, clerk 25 Apr. 1785 

„ Hugh, accomptant, Tron Kirk p., and Grissel, High Kirk p., 

d. of Alexr. Greig, flesher 30 Dec. 1789 

„ James, writer, and Euphan, d. to John Clark, officer of Excise, 

both in Old Greyfreir's p. 23 Aug. 1767 

„ Jean; John Stewart, labourer 5 Aug. 1785 

„ Katherine; Donald Levack, smith 9 Nov. 1777 

„ Katherine; Donald Campbell, tailor 14 Oct. 1788 

„ Letitia; Peter Grant, merchant 6 May 1794 

„ Miss Margaret; George Grindlay, jun., merchant 24 June 1799 

„ Mary ; David Vass, clerk 17 May 1798 

Brenwell, John, mariner, and Margaret, both in St. Andrew Church 

p., d. of deceased John Dawson, weaver in Leith 3 Apr. 1797 

Brett, Arthur, soldier in Lord Eglington's regiment of invalids in the 
Castle of Edinburgh, and Margaret, Lady Yester's Kirk p., 
d. of John Monro, dyer 23 July 1790 

Brewan, William, soldier in the 35th regiment, Castle of Edinburgh, 
and Nancy, Tron Kirk p., d. of deceased George Ballantine, 
wright in Dysert 31 Aug. 1789 

Briar, Katherine; Charles White, printer 24 May 1772 

Bridge, Miss Jean; George Nicols 2 June 1776 

„ William, soldier in General Lighton's regiment, and Isobel, d. 
to deceast Peter Dickson, mariner at Aberlady, both in 
Castle of Edinburgh 15 June 1760 

Bridges, Agnes; Alexander Penny, tailor 14 Oct. 1759 

David, merchant in New Kirk p., and Miss Euphemia, in New 
Grayfrier's p., d. of deceast James M'Duff, officer of Excise 
at Leith 26 Dec. 1773 

„ Jean; Robert Black, shipmaster 29 Apr. 1784 

„ Katherine ; Charles Aytoune, baker 22 Dec. 1779 

„ Richd., lint dresser, and Janet, d. to John Strachan, workman 

in Stonehive, now in New Kirk p. 4 Feb. 1759 

„ William, soldier in the 21st regiment, Edinburgh Castle, and 
Margaret, St. Giles' p., d. of Alexander Nisbet, flesher in 
Haddington 27 May 1783 

Bridget, John, founder in New Grayfrier's p., and Jean, d. of deceast 

John Scott, farmer in p. of Langham, in Tron Kirk p. 15 July 1764 

Briggs, James, gentleman's servant in Old Kirk p., and Mary Brown, 

relict of Alexr. Grant, tailor in New Kirk p. 17 Nov. 1771 

„ John, journeyman masson,- and Agnes, d. to William Millar, 

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Briggs, John, merchant in S. W. p., and Miss Helen, d. to Sir John 

Hume of Manderston, in the p. of Cowdengham, now in the 

West Kirk p. 22 Sept. 1751 

„ John, in Old Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of deceased 

Alexander Reston, wright in Dysart 5 Nov. 1790 

„ Margaret; William Young, officer of Excise 14 Aug. 1768 

„ Mary; James Brown, merchant 30 Mar. 1777 

„ Rachel; Alexander Glen, shoemaker 7 Feb. 1798 

Brims, John, gentleman's servant in High Kirk p., and Margaret, in 

Old Kirk p., d. of deceased William Shearer, merchant in 

Caithness 31 Dec. 1791 

Brisbane, Alexander Charles, Lady Yester's p., and Miss Jean, same 

p., d. of George Broadfoot at New Milns, p. of Moffat 9 Dec. 1782 

„ Ann; David Eisdale, wright n Sept. 1763 

,, Elizabeth; William Grant, servant 12 May 1765 

„ John, smith in Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased Jonathan Leckie, weaver of Pencateland, county of 

Haddington 15 June 1792 

„ Thomas, in Old Kirk p., and Miss Elenora, eldest d. of Sir 

Michaell Bruce of Stenhouse, now in Cannongate p. 31 Mar. 1771 

Broad, George, gardener, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Elisabeth, same p., 

d. of John Campbell, labourer at Stow 26 Dec. 1794 

„ John, shoemaker, New Gray Friar's p., and Hannah Brown, 

same p., widow of Mathew Maslin, britchis maker 26 Sept. 1787 

„ Michael, merchant in Selkirk, and Eliz. Hogg, relict of James 

Elliot, farmer in Howfoord, both in Tolbooth Kirk p. 26 July 1767 

Broadfoot, Dorothea; Charles Calder, grocer 23 July 1783 

„ Miss Jean; Alexander Charles Brisbane 9 Dec. 1782 

„ Robina; John Robertson, shoemaker 19 July 1792 

Broadshaw, Samuel, hatter, College Kirk p., and Jean, same p.,d. of 

James Ritchie, day labourer at Cramond 2 Nov. 1781 

Brockart, Margaret; James Smith, merchant 10 Aug. 1760 

Brocket, James, mason, New Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased John Wilson, sheepherd at Douglas, Bridgend 22 Jan. 1785 

Brockie, Agnes; Alexander Stewart, gardener 31 Aug. 1793 

„ Ann; George Brown 12 Feb. 1764 

„ Ann; George Simpson, stationer 3 Apr. 1793 

„ David, mason in Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased James Dobson, mason in Selkirk 17 Oct. 1792 

„ James, shoemaker, St. Andrew Church p., and Mary, same p., 

d. of Thomas Cowan, smith in Haddington 18 Dec. 1795 

„ Walter, journeyman wright in N. E. p., and Margt.,d. of James 

Auchenleck, couper in South Leith, now in S. W. p. 2 Sept. 1753 

Brodie, Agnes; William M'Millan, wright 12 Dec. 1762 

„ Agnes; William Craig, couper 8 May 1774 

„ Alexander, journeyman baxter, and Barbara, d. to William 

Sinclair, land surveyor in H.M. Custom House in Thurso, 

both in Tron Kirk p. 24 Sept. 1769 

„ Alexander, sergeant in the 25th regiment, Edinburgh Castle, 

and Mary, New North Kirk p., d. of Alexr. M 'Donald, 

farmer in Inverness-shire 14 Nov. 1780 

„ Alexander, merchant, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Miss Jessy, Old 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Rev. James Tweedale, minister of 

the Gospel at Glenluce 26 Aug. 1784 

„ Alexander, M.P., College Kirk p., and Miss Elisama, same p., 

d. of the Honble. James Wemyss of Wemyss, deceased 13 Aug. 1793 
,, Alexander, labourer, and Christian, both in High Church p., 

d. of Peter Gilchrist, mason at Stobs, Tweedale 29 May 1797 

„ Andrew, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, St. Andrew 

Church p., d. of Wm. Clark, residenter 13 Nov. 1797 

„ Ann; James Rutherford, tronman 31 Jan. 1773 



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Brodie, Ann; Thomas Mackie, wright 26 May 1795 

„ Christian; Daniel M'Intosh, servant 20 Nov. 1786 

„ Dalrymple, sclator in Leith, and Isobel, in New Kirk p., d. to 

Wm. Wemyss, printer in Leith 29 Nov. 1772 

„ David, gentleman's servant, New North Church p., and 

Elisabeth, same p., d. of deceased John Fraser, labourer 

in Clackmannan 12 July 1798 

„ Elizabeth Stewart; John Ferguson, merchant 5 Nov. 1752 

„ Elizabeth; John Brown, hairdresser 10 Aug. 1777 

„ Elizabeth; Henry Steven, wright 5 Feb. 1793 

„ Francis, writer, St. Andrew Church p., and Miss Elisabeth, p. 

of South Leith, d. of Mr. Ellis Martin, rherchant 4 Sept. 1795 

,, Miss Helen; Rev. David Rintoul 11 Aug. 1754 

„ Helen; Thomas Amos, wright 17 Oct. 1791 

,, Isobel; William Shearer, labourer 12 May 1785 

,, James, tailor in N. N. K. p., and Janet, d. to deceased 

David Anderson, farmer in Atholston p., now in 

S. W. p. 30 May 1756 

„ James, of Brodie, in New Kirk p., and Lady Margt. Duff, d. of 

deceast Earl of Fyffe, now in the West Kirk p. 1 Mar. 1767 

,, Miss James; Matthew Shirreff, upholsterer 26 Jan. 1758 

„ Janet; James Brunton, glassgrinder 23 Mar. 1755 

,, Janet; Andrew Shiells, printer 28 June 1790 

,, Jean; George M'Callum, labourer 23 Feb. 1784 

„ John, blacksmith, New Gray Friar's p., and Johan, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexr. Russell, wright 1 Jan. 1783 

,, Margaret; James Young, carrier 11 July 1783 

„ Mary; Charles Seaton, servant 14 Oct. 1788 

„ Mary; Donald Fraser, soldier 15 May 1799 

„ Robert, wright in College Kirk p., and Elspeth, same p., d. of 

deceased John Sanderson, gardener at Humbie, East Lothian 

6 Nov. 1790 
„ Sarah; Andrew Cairns, wright 12 May 1751 

„ Mr. Thomas, W.S., in S. E. p., and Mrs. Phibie Forbes, widow 

of John Scott of Hedderwick, in S. S. E. p. 2 Mar. 1755 

„ Thomas, gentleman's servant in Old Kirk p., and Mary, in 

same p., d. of deceased James Young, barber 25 Jan. 1791 

,, Thomas, macer before the Court of Session, Tolbooth Church 

p., and Rabina, St. Andrew Church p., d. of Thomas Burt, 

grocer in Cannongate 30 Nov. 1799 

„ William, glasgrinder, College Kirk p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

William Petrie, farmer in Orkney 13 Nov. 1782 

Bromell, Joseph, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p,, and Margaret 

Newton, same p., relict of James Anderson, gentleman's 

servant 11 May 1786 

Brook, Katherine ; John Tait, wright 14 Aug. 1774 

Brooks, Adam, dyer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Johan Storrie, New 

Grayfriar's p., d. of John Storrie, merchant 17 June 1780 

„ Archibald, sawer of timber, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same p., 

d. of John Morrison, saddler in Creiff 28 Dec. 1786 

„ Thomas, mariner, now in St. Andrew Church p., and Ann 

M'Leod, same p., relict of deceased George M'Leod, late 

gentleman's servant 18 Dec. 1796 

Brooksby, Robert, day labourer in St. Andrew Kirk p., and Grizel, 

same p., d. of Robt. Deans, weaver in Dalkeith 31 May 1790 

„ William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Beatrix, 

same p., d. of deceased James Congleton, tailor in Beilhill, 

county of Haddington 21 Nov. 1789 

Broomfield, James, indweller in the Old Kirk p., and Anne, d. to 

John Robertson, indweller in Canongate, now in the 

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Brotherston, David, smith, and Lilliza, both in New Grayfriar's p.,d. 

of deceased Charles Smith, porter 22 Dec. 1797 

„ Hannah; William Smith, sergeant 17 Apr. 1782 

„ Helen; Andrew Inch, poultryman 3 Apr. 1782 

„ James, shoemaker, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. 

of Robert Riddle, farmer at Peebles 27 Nov. 1787 

„ Janet, shopkeeper, d. to deceast . . . Brotherstons, flesher in 
Peebles, now in the New Grayfreir's Kirk p., and Adam 
Mitchell, wright in Linton 17 Oct. 1756 

„ John, upholsterer in College Kirk p., and Theodosia, d. to Jas. 

Murray, weaver in Bothwick, now in Old Kirk p. 13 Oct. 1765 

„ Katherine; Alexander Young, saddler 12 Dec. 1773 

„ Margaret; John Walker, servant 13 July 1777 

„ Margaret; David Beale, shoemaker 8 July 1788 

,, Mrs. Marion; Henry Stewart, surgeon 1 June 1781 

„ Robert, mason, Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of deceased 

William Henderson, mariner at Queensferry 9 Dec. 1784 

„ Robert, porter in Tolbooth Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

Archibald Porter, labouring man in Duddingston 28 Jan. 1792 

Brotherstones, Margaret; John Greenhill, flesher 3 Aug. 1760 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant, and Marion, d. to John Lesslie, 

tailor in Leith, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 5 June 1768 

Brough, Gilbert, corporal in the Royal Train of Artillery, Tolbooth 
Kirk p., and Katharine, same p., d. of deceased Robt. 
Smellie, tobbaconist 28 Nov. 1785 

„ Helen; Alexander Brown, clerk 8 Oct. 1775 

„ Miss Jean ; Thomas Taylor, Monkwearmouth 3 July 1782 

„ John, corkcutter in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Janet, d. of 

deceast Robt. Cramond, mason in Tolbooth Kirk p. 16 Apr. 1769 

„ John, journeyman wright in Tolbooth Kirk p., and Anne, d. to 
Robert Palmer, shoemaker in Moffat, now in the new 
annexation to St. Giles 9 Sept. 1770 

„ John, cook, Lady Yester's p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

deceast . . . Robertson, soldier 5 Mar. 1781 

,, John, undertaker,. St. Giles' p., and Miss Sarah, New Kirk p., 

d. of deceased George Spankie, habitmaker 21 Feb. 1783 

„ John, merchant's clerk, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Anne, Tron 

Kirk p., d. of John Kettle, day labourer 9 Feb. 1788 

„ John, shoemaker, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Agnes, in St. Andrew 

Kirk p., d. of James Lauder, porter 3 Nov. 1790 

„ John, shoemaker, St. Andrew Chinch p., and Elisabeth, Lady 
Yester's p., d. of deceased Willm. Bain, farmer in p. of 
Pittenweem 13 Sept. 1798 

„ Martha; James Paterson, corkcutter 2 Feb. 1766 

„ Thomas, mason, Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Janet, Old Kirk p., 

d. to Andrew Gardner, gardener at Dunfermline 13 Nov. 1778 

Brougham, Henry, younger of Broughamhall, in the county of 
Cumberland, and Elenora, Old Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased 
Mr. James Syme, minister at Alloa 22 May 1778 

Broughton, Charles, W.S., Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Helen, Old 

Church p., d. of Mr. John Peat, writer 8 June 1799 

„ Miss Hannah; Thomas Peat, W.S. 18 Mar. 1797 

Brow, Margaret; Duncan Thomson, shoemaker 29 Nov. 1767 

Brown, Adam, shoemaker, Tron Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of James Baxter, mariner, Anstruther 18 May 1787 

„ Adam, baker, St. Andrew p., and Agnes, same p., d. of Robert 

Saughton, brewer's servant 4 Oct. 1800 

,, Agnes; John Cranmer, wigmaker 27 May 1759 

„ Agnes; Robert Mollison, wright 2 Sept. 1759 

„ Agnes; Peter Ramsay, stabler 2 Mar. 1760 

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Brown, Agnes; James Brown, mariner 2 Sept. 1770 

,, Agnes; Francis Smith, soldier 24 Nov. 1786 

„ Agnes; Ralph Richardson, merchant 9 June 1789 

„ Agnes; David Cunnens, shoemaker 12 May 1794 

„ Agnes; James Brown, wright 31 July 1795 

„ Miss Agnes; Thomas Robertson 10 Apr. 1797 

„ Agnes; James Allan, servant 22 Apr. 1799 

„ Alexander, writer, and Mary, d. to deceased Thomas Jamieson, 

farmer in the p. of Garguncok, both in N. E. p. 14 Dec. 1755 

„ Alexander, writer in Airdrie, and Miss Bell, d. to Robert 

Wright of Foodie, in N. N. K. p. 4 Jan. 1756 

,, Alexr., jun., merchant in New Kirk p., and Miss Isabel, d. to 

deceast Alexr. Hamilton of Pumpherstone, in Lady Yester's p. 

25 May 1760 
„ Alexander, journeyman wright, and Margt., d. to deceast John 

Scott, smith, both in Lady Yester's p. 13 Jan. 1765 

„ Alexander, saddler in New Kirk p., and Miss Eliza., d. of 

deceast Wm. Laurie, writer in Tolbooth p. 5 Apr. 1767 

„ Alexander, merchant's clerk in N. Gray Friar's p., and Helen, 

same p., d. to James Brough, farmer in Perthshire 8 Oct. 1775 

„ Alexander, bookseller, and Barbara, Old Church p., d. of 

William Cleghorn, bookbinder 13 Apr. 1777 

,, Alexander, jeweller, Old Kirk p., and Katharine, Tolbooth p., 

d. of George Borthwick, farmer at St. Andrews 10 Oct. 1781 

„ Alexander, officer of Excise, New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, 

same p., d. of deceased John Williamson, farmer in East 

Lothian 13 Nov. 1782 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Madie, 

same p., d. of Alexr. Duncan, smith in Coldstream 8 Dec. 1789 

„ Alexander, baker in Tron p., and Christian, in New Gray 

Friar's p., d. of deceased John Turnbull, weaver in Peebles 4 Apr. 1792 
„ Alexander, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Marion, St. 

Andrew p., d. of deceased Mungo Samuel, labourer, p. of 

Collington 3 Mar. 1794 

„ Alexander, hairdresser, St. Andrew p., and Isobel, same p., d. 

of Gregor Drummond, flesher 25 Aug. 1795 

„ Alexander, gardener, College p., and Helen, same p.,d. of John 

Wilson, wheelwright in Alloa 19 Nov. 1796 

„ Alison; James Greig, clothier 26 June 1797 

„ Andrew, workman, and Janet, d. to David Hislop, journeyman 

wright, both in N. W. p. 1 Aug. 1756 

„ Andrew, mason, and Agnes, d. of deceast . . . Reid, sclater in 

Dundee, both in the New Kirk p. 11 July 1773 

„ Andrew, labourer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

David Staig, labourer in p. of Crail 10 Feb. 1800 

„ Angus, ostler in New Grayfreir's p., and Janet, d. to Thomas 

Baillie, millwright at the Water of Leith, now in Tron Kirk p. 

18 Dec. 1768 
„ Anne; Robert Fleming, printer 3 Sept. 1758 

,, Ann; Robert Anderson, lintdresser 14 Oct. 1759 

„ Ann; Peter Millar, wright 7 Nov. 1762 

„ Miss Ann; Sir David Dalrymple, Bart. 6 Nov. 1763 

„ Anne; Robert Simpson, servant 10 Jan. 1780 

„ Ann; Paul Lacadel, hairdresser 12 Oct. 1781 

„ Anne; Henry Smith, soldier 21 June 1784 

„ Anne; James Menzies, servant 18 Feb. 1790 

„ Anne; James Blackie, coachmaker 29 Dec. 1791 

„ Ann; George Mackay, servant 6 Mar. 1793 

„ Archibald, Sperma Company refiner, and Marion Prat, relict 

of Robert Brown, customer of the markets, in Tolbooth 

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Brown, Archibald, mariner, Lady Yester's p., and Ann Scott, widow 

of John Watson, schoolmaster 7 July 

„ Barbara; William Black, writer 28 June 

„ Miss Barbara; George Henderson, farmer 19 Jan. 

„ Barbara; James Orr, bonnetmaker 5 Sept. 

,, Barbara; Alexander Chrystie, merchant 25 June 

„ Bell; John Hendrie, servant 5 Dec. 

„ Miss Bethia; John M'Farquhar, W.S. 11 Oct. 

„ Betty ; James Ronaldson, glazier 25 Aug. 

„ Betty ; John Thomson, writer 28 Dec. 

„ Betty; Daniel Carmichael, servant 20 Aug. 

„ Catherine; William Crawford, soldier 22 Apr. 

„ Cecilia; John Kelly, tinplate worker 13 June 

., Cecilia; John Lockhart, tinplate worker 2 Nov. 

,. Charles, servant to Mr. Wm. Hog, merchant in N. N. K. p., 
and Kath., d. of deceased Duncan M'Kenzie, gardener at 
Auchindinny, now in S. W. p. 1 1 May 

„ Charles, indweller in New Grayfreir's p. and Margt., d. to 
deceast George Leith, farmer in Keith Hall in Aberdeen- 
shire, now in Old Grayfreir's p. 21 Apr. 

., Charles, of Colston, advocate, New North p., and Miss Christian, 

eldest d. of John M'Dowal of Logan, Lady Yester's p. 22 Apr. 

.. Charles, mariner, Old Kirk p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

deceased Thomas Sands, mariner at Kincardine 10 Jan. 

., Charles, printer, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, in St. Andrew p., 

d. of deceased Thomas Thomson, late flaxdresser 13 Feb. 

Charles, printer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, Tolbooth 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Jos. Keir, gentleman's servant 30 June 



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Christian ; Robert Maxwell, stabler 
Christian; Robert Hog, servant 
Christian; James Robertson, servant 
Christian ; James Kanton, servant 
Christian ; John Pollock, stabler 
Christian ; Andrew Millar, wheelwright 
Christian ; William Bell, tailor 
Christian; William Hardie, carter 
Christian; William Fraser, chair bearer 
Christian; Thomas M'Intosh, flesher 
Christian ; James Ferguson, chair master 
Christian ; Peter M'Gregor, soldier 
Christian; Richard Douglas, mariner 
Christian; James Newton, baker 
Christian; Archibald Ferguson, servant 
David, mason in Tron p., and Grizell, d 

smith at Abbayhill in Old Kirk p. 
David, smith in New Grayfriers p., and Hellen, in West Kirk 

p., d. of deceast John Reid, labourer in said p. 4 Sept 

David, coachmaker, and Christian, d. to deceased John 

Thomson, grocer in Hawick 13 Oct 

David, watchmaker, St. Giles' p., and Kathrine, New North 

p., d. of deceased Hugh Fraser of Lovat 31 Dec 

David, writer, College Kirk p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased James Hepburn of Humbie 11 Apr 

David, surgeon in the General Hospitall, Tron p., and Miss 

Allicia, High Kirk p., d. of deceased . . . M'Lean of 

Torleisk, Isle of Mull 23 Mar. 1785 

David, gardener to the Earl of Dalhousie, and Mary, New 

Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased William Smith, weaver in 

Haddington 17 Nov. 1789 

David, day labourer in New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, in Lady 

Yester's p., d. of Daniel M'Kay, upholsterer 23 July 1791 

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Brown, David, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Agnes, same 
p., d. of deceased John Brash, farmer at Newton, p. of 
Abercorn 29 Nov. 

„ David, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Sarah, same 

p., d. of deceased John Bain, farmer at Dale, Caithness 30 May 

,, David, weaver, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

late James Innes, weaver in Cupar Fife 16 Aug. 

,, Dougald, soldier, 4th fencibles, and Isobel, both in Old Kirk 

p., d. of deceased Serjeant Peter Leslie in the 42nd regiment 2 Mar. 

,, Duncan, porter in New North Kirk p., and Janet, in Tolbooth 

p., d. of David Rutherford, weaver in Foulis by Crieff 2 June 



Eleanor, alias Wilson; William Craw 



Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 
Elizabeth 



Adam Mason, weaver 
Edward Ramsay, smith 
David Dickson, merchant 
Robert Nimmo, shoemaker 
John Gardner, peutherer 
Alexander Scott, servant 
William Lorimer, dyer 
John Meek, wright 
Edward Morton, tailor 
William Patterson, carter 
William Ritchie, skinner 
Peter Norrie, plumber 
Ebenezer Clark, grocer 
Gideon Miller, servant 
James Hastie, merchant's clerk 
James Wilson, brewer 
William Brand, servant 



Miss Elizabeth; Sir Andrew Lauder, Bart. 



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Elizabeth ; William Halden, labourer 

Elizabeth ; John Barclay, smith 

Elizabeth; George Laing, gunner 

Elizabeth; Charles Hamilton, R.A. 

Mrs. Elizabeth ; Lieut.-Col. Cochrane 

Elizabeth ; Alexander Rennie, baker 

Elizabeth ; William Mitchell, coachman 

Elizabeth ; James Millar, servant 

Elizabeth; James Sharp, cabinetmaker 

Elizabeth ; Thomas Balks, carter 

Elspeth ; John Jackson, coachman 

Euphame ; John Reid, tailor 

Euphame ; James Brown, weaver 

Miss Frances; John Campbell of Annfield, W.S. 

George, drummer in General Stewart's regiment and in Captain 

Doyne's company, and Rabina, d. to deceased James 

Livingston, skinner in N. W. p. 23 Feb. 

George, of Ellieston, in Lady Yester's p., and Miss Helen, d. of 

deceast Walter Scott of Harden, now in Old Kirk p. 17 Oct. 

George, farmer at Gorgie miln in West Kirk p., and Miss Margt, 

d. of deceast Mr. Alexr. Finlayson, minister of yc Gospel at 

Eisie, Angus, now in New Grayfriar's p. n July 

George, indweller in College Kirk p., and Ann, d. of deceast 

. . . Brockie, ... 12 Feb. 

George, gentleman's servant in New Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to 

Charles Brown, wright in Gilmerton, in said p. 8 Feb. 

George, mariner, Inverkeithing p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased Charles Thomson, mariner, Inverkeithing 15 May 

George, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Jacobina, Old 

Gray Friar's p., d. of William Tait, schoolmaster at Drumelzier 

29 Dec. 



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Brown, George, baker, Tron Kirk p., and Anne, same p., d. of James 

Blyth, weaver in county of Haddington 20 Sept. 1783 

„ George, coachman, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of de- 
ceased David Nisbet, day labourer at Hailes, near Haddington 1 Apr. 1788 

., George, mariner in Old Kirk p., and Anne, in same p., d. of 

William Fyfe, mariner at North Queensferry 24 Nov. 1791 

,, George, flesher, High Church p., and Barbara, same p., d. of 

William Grant, farmer at Stockbridge 22 Oct. 1794 

„ Gideon, gardener, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased John Smith, labourer 21 Nov. 1794 

„ Grizel ; William Gardner, weaver 5 May 1771 

„ Hannah; John Broad, shoemaker 26 Sept. 1787 

Miss Harriet; Alexander Macbriar, merchant 24 Sept. 1791 



Helen 
Helen 
Helen 
Helen 
Helen 
Helen 
Helen 
Helen 
Helen 
Helen 
Helen 



John Smith, watchmaker 
John Murray, cook 
Alexander Jamison, shoemaker 
George Moir, baker 
George Jolly, tailor 
Thomas Boyes, soldier 
John Yule, mason 
George Cockburn, jeweller 
Alexander Dickson, smith 
William Brown, flesher 
William Hunter, servant 



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Henry, journeyman shoemaker in S. S. E. p., and Helen, d. to 

deceased James Watt in Portsburgh, now in S. E. p. 8 Aug 

Henry, sclator, and Marrion, d. to Alexr. Gibbison, tailor in 

Linlithgow, both in College Kirk p. 3 Mar. 1765 

Houston, residenter, High Church p., and Agnes Berry, 

College Church p., relict of James Aitken, writer 7 June 1797 

Hugh, founder, and Janet, d. to Thomas Lumsdean, tailor, both 

in College Kirk p. 22 July 1764 

Hugh, mariner in Old Grayfreir's p., and Jean, d. of George 

Givan, labouring man in said p. 18 July 1773 

Hugh, carrier at Cumlock, and Janet Wilson, p. of St. Cuthbert's, 

relict of Henry Morgan, indweller in Portsburgh 15 Jan. 1779 

Hugh, cook in Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. 

of Captain David Gardyne at Middlton, near Montrose 7 Oct. 1791 
Isobel; Thomas Stewart, weaver 26 Nov. 1752 

Isobel ; James Simpson, combmaker 5 June 1768 

Isobel; Lauchlan M'Lean, chairmaster 7 June 1772 

Isobel; Edward Moss 3 A P r - ] 774 

Isobel; Hugh Alexander, servant 8 Aug. 1789 

Isobel; George Wilson, merchant 24 Sept. 1789 

Isobel; William M'Kay, printer 24 June 1791 

Isobel; David Fraser, wright 8 Sept. 1791 

Isobel; William Wilson, merchant 4 Apr. 1793 

Isobel; David Robertson, tanner 3 June 1793 

Isobel; Gideon Gray, mason 28 June 1793 

James, journeyman masson in S. S. E. p., and Agnes, d. to 

David Millar, shoemaker in Brechin, now in N. W. p. 12 Apr. 1752 
James, horsehirer in S. S. E. p., and Alison, d. of deceased 

Andrew Smell, workman in the Grange in West Kirk p., 

now in N. E. p. 5 Nov. 1752 

James, workman in S. K. p., and Margt., d. of deceased Wm. 

Brown, miller at Houston Mill, in p. of Uphall 18 Mar. 1753 

James, jun., staymaker in the Canongate p., and Elizabeth, d. 

of deceased James Joillie, tailor in the College Kirk p. 1 July 1753 

James, journeyman mason in the New North p., and Isobel, 
d. to deceast David Braid, brewer in St. Andrews, now in 



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Brown, James, bookseller, burges in the Tolbooth p., and Agnes, d. to 

Dr. Alexander Martine, phisician in Tron p. 5 Mar. 1758 

„ James, shoemaker, and Ann, d. to deceast John Jefifray, wright 

in Liberton, both in Old Kirk p. 25 May 1760 

„ James, smith, and Elizabeth Robertson, relict of Henry 

Thompson, indweller, both in New Grayfriar's p. 18 Oct. 176 1 

„ James, mariner in Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, d. to Andw. 

Litster, wright in Canongate, now in New Grayfriar's p. 8 May 1763 

,, James, shoemaker, and Agnes, d. to James Allen in p. of 

Aberleddie, both in Tron p. 7 Aug. 1763 

„ James, journeyman baxter in New North p., and Agnes, d. to 
John Rammadge, gardener in Haddington, in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 6 Apr. 1766 

,, James, journeyman mason in New North p., and Rachael, d. to 

John Kid, weaver in Kinross, now in New Grayfreir's p. 17 May 1767 

„ James, heelmaker in New Gray Freir's p., and Isobell, d. to 
deceast John Meggat, merchant in Grange, Gateside, now in 
Old Kirk p. 22 Jan. 1769 

„ James, weaver, and Janet, d. to James Dickson, carrier in p. 

of Borthwick, both in New Grayfreir's p. 10 Dec. 1769 

„ James, mariner, and Agnes, d. to deceast Robert Brown, mason 

in North Berwick, now in Lady Yester's p. 2 Sept. 1770 

„ James, journeyman shoemaker in Tron p., and Margaret, Old 
Gray Fryer's p., d. to deceased Thomas Marshall, chair- 
master 4 June 1775 

„ James, jurnyman blacksmith in Old Gray Fryer's p., and 

Katharine, same p., d. to John Hutton, farmer, deceased 17 Mar. 1776 

„ James, merchant, Old Gray Frier's p., and Mary, now in 

Edinburgh, d. of John Briggs, shipmaster, Westr. Weems 30 Mar. 1777 

,, James, mason, Lady Yester's p., and Elizabeth, p. of St. 

Giles, d. of William Reid, gardener at Leith 17 Feb. 1778 

„ James, porter, Old Kirk p., and Janet, Lady Yester's p., d. of 

deceased William Milne, farmer at Bamff 8 Feb. 1780 

„ James, hairdresser, New Kirk p., and Helen, same p., d of 

John Leechman, farmer at Queensferry 12 Feb. 1781 

„ James, mason, Duddingston p., and Helen,. Lady Yester's p., 

d. of Peter Couples, deceased, brewer in Couper Fife 2 May 1781 

„ . James, shoemaker, New North p., and Margaret Pillans, Old 

Kirk p., relict of George Steel, gentleman's servant 28 July 1781 

„ James, architect, St. Cuthbert's p., and Miss Janet, Old Kirk 

p., d. of Mr. William Dempster, jeweler 27 June 1782 

„ James, wright, New North p., and Grissel, Tron p., d. of Henry 

Fogo, weaver in Haddington 28 Oct. 1782 

„ James, plumber, College Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

Robert Cleugh, day labourer at Dudingston 16 July 1784 

„ James, mason, College Kirk p., and Janet, New Grayfriar's p., 

d. of Thomas Vogan, baker in Selkirk 24 Mar. 1785 

,, James, weaver, College Kirk p., and Janet Romanus, same p., 

widow of James Moffat, wright 14 Feb. 1786 

„ James, joiner, Lady Yester's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 
deceased James Burns, farmer in Abbey, county of Had- 
dington 9 Feb. 1788 

„ James, teacher, Old Gray Friar's p., and Mary, Lady Yester's 

p., d. of William Smith, blacksmith 28 Feb. 1788 

,, James, porter, St. Andrew p., and Barbara, same p., d. of 

deceased John Cairns, officer in the Customs at Dundee 5 June 1789 

„ James, printer in Old Kirk p., and Katharine, in New Gray 
Friar's p., d. of deceased Thos. Dick, farmer at Kinnell, near 
Bo'ness 20 May 1791 

„ James, weaver in New Gray Friar's p., and Euphin, in same p., 

d. of Robert Brown, farmer at Carlook 6 Sept. 1791 



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Brown, James, mason in Lady Yester's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexr. Arthburtnot, tidewaiter at Largs, county of 

Ayr 13 Jan. 

„ James, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Janet, same 

p., d. of deceased James Munro, mason at Glasgow 14 Nov. 

„ James, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Ann Watson, High 

Church p., relict of Alexander Black, whipmaker 24 Mar. 

„ James, wright, New Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

John Brown, wright at Markinch 31 July 

„ James, Kinross carrier, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same 

p., d. of deceased Alexr. Johnston, couper in Culross 1 June 

„ James, farmer's servant, New Grayfriar's p., and Euphan, same 

p., d. of deceased William Meek, baker 13 Nov. 

„ James, painter, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same p., d. of deceased 

William Hunter, cooper in Musselburgh 8 Mar. 

„ James, waiter, College Church p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

Henry Russell, grieve at Airdrie 25 May 

„ James, joiner, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of John 



Brown, grocery merchant, Water of Leith 
Janet; John Colquhoun, weaver 
Janet; Robert Hamilton, wright 
Janet; William Anderson, wright 
Miss Janet; George Rannie 



Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
Janet 
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Janet 
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Colin M'Kenzie, matross 
Robert M'Lege, porter 
William Dow, glover 
James Rae, wright 
Joseph Robertson, student 
John Stoddart, carter 
Robert Lees, smith 
William Sharp, tailor 
John M'Dougal, labourer 
Thomas Simpson, shoemaker 
Thomas Grub, hairdresser 
Fullerton Grieve, servant 
James Meldrum, carter 
James Millans, wright 
James Milne, painter 
Mungo Nicoll, bookbinder 
John Brand, clerk 
James Brown, joiner 



Miss Jean; Dr. Robert Mercer 



Jean ; Andrew Ross, servant 

Jean; Archibald Robertson, baxter 

Jean ; Peter Hedderwick, tanner 

Jean ; James Tod, servant 

Jean ; Alexander Miln, weaver 

Jean; James Blair, tronman 

Jean; John Yetts, servant 

Jean ; Alexander Sutherland, servant 

Jean ; Robert Graham, mariner 

Jean; David Hunter, wright 

Jean; John Sinclair, soldier 

Jean; John Sanderson, servant 

Jean; Charles Henderson, carter 

Jean; Andrew Scott, shoemaker 

Miss Jessa; William Boyd, W.S. 

Joan ; Andrew Wilson, carpenter 

Johanna; Robert Smith, merchant 

John, cork cutter in N. E. p., and Susan Huinamon, relict of 

George Frame, journeyman mason in S. W. p. 17 Feb. 



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23 Mar. 

22 Nov. 
5 Nov. 

21 Mar. 
12 Mar. 

11 Aug. 
5 Oct. 



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Brown, John, merchant in N. W. p., and Margaret, d. of deceased 
James Watson, merchant and bailie in Edinburgh, now in 
S. S. W. p. 8 Dec. 1751 

„ John, horsehirer in S. S. E. p., and Alison, d. of deceased 

Andrew Smell, workman in the West Kirk p., now in N. E. p. 

5 Nov. 1752 

,, John, weaver in the College Kirk p., and Janet, d. of deceast 
Robert M'Kenzie, labouring man in Mussleburgh, now in 
Tron p. 7 May 1758 

„ John, tailor in College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, d. to deceast 

Thos. Sprott, farmer in p. of Auchtergevan, now inTolboth p. 

10 June 1759 

,, John, ostler in Tron Kirk p., and Mary, d. to deceast George 

Thomson, wright in Peebles, now in Tron Kirk p. 5 Aug. 1759 

„ John, mariner, and Christian, d. to William Tait, carpenter at 

Pittenweem, both in Old Grayfriar's p. 13 July 1760 

,, John, wright in College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, d. to David 

Black, tailor in Carington, now in Tolbooth p. io Aug. 1760 

„ John, soldier in the City Guard, and Elizabeth Burnet, 

indweller, both in Old Kirk p. 12 Apr. 1761 

,, John, smith in New North p., and Janet, d. to deceast Robert 

Kiei', tailor in Glasgow, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 25 Apr. 1762 

„ John, merchant in New Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, d. to 

David Watt, gardener at Braid, now in Old Kirk p. 20 June 1762 

„ John, taylor in Old Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to Win. Hendersson, 

wright in p. of Stow, now in New Kirk p. 15 Apr. 1764 

„ John, sadler, and Elizth., d. to deceast James Shirriff, farmer at 

Aberdeen, both in Tron Kirk p. 16 Dec. 1764 

„ John, student of physick, and Miss Euphan, d. to John Lamond, 

merchant, both in Old Kirk p. 20 Jan. 1765 

,, John, sen., merchant, and Katharine Mortimer, relict of John* 

Hay, gentleman's servant, both in New Grayfreir's p. 4 Aug. 1765 

„ John, journeyman wright in Tron p., and Isobel, d. to James 
Ochiltree, smith in Musselburgh, now in Old Grayfreir's p. 

22 Sept. 1765 

,, John, pewtherer burges in New Gray Frier's p., and Euphane, 
d. to John Herriot, wright in Musselburgh, now in Old 
Grayfrier's p. 1 Feb. 1767 

„ John, teacher of humanity in Tron p., and Miss Jean, d. of 
deceast John Stewart, merchant in Glasgow, now in Cannon- 
gate p. 1 Feb. 1767 

,, John, masson in New Grayfreir's p., and Janet, d. of deceast 
David Irvine, farmer in Newland p., now in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 13 May 1770 

„ John, carter in Tolbooth p., and Helen, d. to deceast George 

M'Gowan, farmer, p. of Kincairden, now in College Kirk p. 3 Mar. 1771 

,* John, servant to Lord Dalhousie, and Jean, in Tron p., d. to 

deceased James Sked, Excise officer 15 Jan. 1775 

,, John, hairdresser, Tron p., and Elizth., N. Grayfriar's p., d. of 

James Brodie, wright 10 Aug. 1777 

„ John Stewart, comedian, p. of St. Giles, and Henrietta, actress, 

same p., d. of deceased Peter Wilhington of London 3 Jan. 1778 

„ John, shoemaker, New Grayfriar's p., and Marion Campbell, 

College p., relict of Alexander Ferrier, serjeant 9 Feb. 1778 

,, John, merchant, New Kirk p., and Isobell, Old Grayfriar's p., 

d. of James Forsyth, bookbinder 10 Mar. 1778 

., John, printer, Old Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., relict of James 

Hutchison, and d. of Robert Wight, baker 5 Feb. 1780 

„ John, cabinetmaker, New Grey Frier's p., and Miss Jean, 
Tolbooth p., d. of deceased Duncan Weir, hossier in 
Glasgow 16 Nov. 1781 



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Brown, John, porter, New Gray Friar p., and Margaret, College Kirk 

p., d. of James Stewart, day laborer at Grange 18 Dec. 1782 

„ Captain John, of the 48th regiment, College Kirk p., and Miss 

Margaret, New North p., d. of Mr. Alexr. Gardener, jeweller 

18 July 1783 
„ John, sailor, St. Giles' p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of deceased 

David Black, sailor in Fifeshire 29 Sept. 1783 

,, John, merchant's clerk, College Kirk p., and Katharine, Lady 

Yester's p., d. of deceased Patrick Wilson, writer in St. 

Andrews 23 Sept. 1784 

,, John, portrait painter, New Kirk p., and Miss Mary, same p., 

d. of Charles Espline, merchant 2 Feb. 1786 

„ John, couper, Tolbooth p., and Charlotte, Old Kirk p., d. of 

deceased George Cubie, officer in the Royal Navy 4 May 1786 

„ John, porter, Old Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Thomas Brown, tailor, Bristo Street 14 July 1788 

„ John, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Marion, same p., 

d. of John Wright, weaver at Gartmore, county of Stirling 12 Dec. 1788 
„ John, brickmaker, Tron p., and Alison, College Kirk p., d. of 

David Storrie, day labourer in North Berwick 27 Apr. 1789 

„ John, soldier in the 70th regiment, and Jessamine, in Old Kirk 

p., d. of Robert Fleming, tailor 3 Sept. 1792 

„ John, stockingmaker, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

John Kerr, smith at Peebles 16 May 1794 

,, John, gardener, St. Andrew p., and Elisabeth, Old Grayfriar's 

p., d. of Andrew Black, labourer at Dalhousie 23 May 1795 

„ John, shoemaker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Rebecca, St. Andrew 

p., d. of deceased Benjamin Sherwood, shoemaker 15 Aug. 1796 

„ John, shoemaker, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of William Liddell, farmer at Sandy, Orkney 10 Oct. 1796 

,, John, baker, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of Alexander 

Forrest, mason 4 Nov. 1799 

„ John, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Charlote, same p., d. 

of John Robb, labourer 28 Nov. 1799 

„ John, weaver, St. Andrew Church p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

James Denholm, labourer, p. of Cockburnspath 13 Feb. 1800 

„ Katherine; Peter Fife, stabler 26 Oct. 1755 

„ Katherine; John M'Cartney, mason 22 Sept. 1765 

„ Katherine; Donald M'Donald, tailor 1 Dec. 1765 

„ Miss Katherine; James Crawford, writer 24 Dec. 1769 

„ Katherine; James March, shoemaker 17 Sept. 1775 

„ Katherine; Richard Lamb, labourer 1 May 1797 

„ Lillias; John Thorburn, grocer 4 May 1779 

„ Louke; John Rea, tailor 11 Apr. 1782 

„ Miss Magdalen; Peter Anderson, merchant 23 Dec. 1791 

„ Margaret; George Boyd, merchant 19 Nov. 1752 

„ Margaret; James Brown, workman 18 Mar. 1753 

„ Margaret; James Gibb, writer 3 Sept. 1758 

„ Margaret; John Steven, servant 8 July 1759 

„ Margaret; Andrew Feddie, pewterer 27 May 1764 

„ Margaret; Robert Reid, merchant 18 Nov. 1764 

„ Margaret; John Crookshanks, soldier 21 May 1769 

„ Margaret; Andrew Simpson, smith n Nov. 1770 

„ Margaret; William Braidwood, clerk 4 and 18 Apr. 1773 

„ Margaret; Andrew Adams, writer 6 June 1773 

„ Margaret; James Baird, servant 22 Oct. 1775 

„ Margaret; Thomas Shiell, weaver 30 Dec. 1779 

„ Margaret; James Fraser, servant 23 Oct. 1781 

„ Margaret; William Wilson, servant 19 Nov. 1782 

„ Miss Margaret; James Carfrae, merchant 25 Apr. 1783 

„ Margaret; Robert Pringle, vintner 6 May 1783 



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Brown, Margaret; James Stewart, flaxdresser 

„ Margaret; William Neilson, flaxdresser 

„ Margaret; Charles Melvin, mason 

„ Margaret; John Brown, porter 

,, Margaret; William Douglas, plasterer 

,, Margaret; James Square, officer of Excise 

,, Margaret ; Archibald Chalmers, vvright 

,, Margaret; John Reid, mariner 

,, Margaret; John Robertson, watchmaker 

„ Margaret ; John Hogg, porter 

,, Margaret; John Miller, tailor 

,, Margaret; Thomas Lindsay, tailor 

„ Margaret; James Scobie, shoemaker 

„ Margaret; David Paton, wright 

,, Margaret; William Ross, porter 

,, Mariana; Malcolm M'Gillivray, merchant 

,, Marion; George Christie, shoemaker 

,, Marion; Robert Johnston, tailor 

,, Marion; John Richardson, shoemaker 

„ Marion ; William Scotland, shoemaker 

„ Marion; James M'Evven, wright 

„ Marion; John Sibbald, wright 

,, Marion ; Robert Nairn, servant 

,, Marion; Alexander M'Ritchie, merchant 

„ Miss Marion; John Thomson of Comiston 

„ Marion ; Thomas Orrock, basketmaker 

,, Marion ; James Spittal, merchant 

„ Mary; Alexander Livingston, mason 

„ Mary; Thomas Hind, cooper 

„ Mary ; Andrew Wight, farmer 

,, Mary; James Ker, workman 

„ Mary; Robert Cowan, wright 

,, Mary; James Murray, merchant 

„ Mary; James Briggs, servant 

,, Mary; Thomas Keir, baker 

„ Mary; William Laurie, cutler 

„ Mary; William Duncan, hatter 

„ Mary; Donald Chisholm, labourer 

„ Mary; Samuel Falconbridge, soldier 

„ Mary; James M'Killican, wright 

,, Mary; David Ker, cutler 

,, Miss Mary; Robert Johnston, lieut. 

„ Mary; William Romafies, merchant 

„ Mary; James Wood, labourer 

„ Mary; Robert Geddie, mariner 

,, Mary; David Steven, carpenter 

„ Mary; George Sutherland, soldier 

„ Mary; John Martin, merchant 

,, Mary; David Crofts, labourer 

„ May; John Finlayson, labourer 

„ Murdoch, day laborer, Old Gray Friar's p. 



30 July 
2S May 

13 July 

14 July 
29 Sept. 

10 Dec. 
9 June 

11 Aug. 

25 Dec. 
14 June 
16 Dec. 

24 Feb. 

26 Oct. 
19 June 
3 Sept. 

25 Mar. 

3 Feb. 

16 Apr. 
1 1 Dec. 
24 Mar. 

26 Oct. 

5 Mar. 

26 Aug. 

22 Oct. 

6 Apr. 

26 May 
9 Jan. 

23 Dec. 

4 July 

17 Dec. 

19 Apr. 
24 Jan. 

7 Oct. 

17 Nov. 

18 June 
10 Sept. 

7 Apr. 

. 27 May 

21 Sept. 

20 Nov. 
2 July 

21 Apr. 
16 June 

19 June 

27 May 
26 Nov. 
16 Mar. 
10 Sept. 

13 Jan. 
9 Feb. 
and Margaret, 
same p., d. of John Eago, farmer in Cratheynaird, county of 
Aberdeen 9 Jan. 

Nelly; Andrew Dick, servant 30 Apr. 

Patrick, gentleman's servant, and Isobell, d. to deceast John 

Millar, brewar's servant, now in Tolbooth Kirk p. 31 Mar. 

Patrick, gentleman's servant, New North p., and Ann, 
same p., d. of deceased Alexr. Surrels, day laborer at 
Corsterphin 18 Feb. 

Peter, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Anne, same p., 

d. of deceased John Dalgleish, day laborer 21 Nov. 



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Brown, Peter, baker in Tolbooth p., and Isobel, same p., d. of David 

Westwater, baker in Simon Square 12 Sept. 1791 

„ Rachel; John Simpson 27 Oct. 175 1 

„ Richard, mariner in New Grayfriar's p., and Elizth., d. to 

deceast Thos. Campbell, farmer in Apin of Duror, now in 

Tolbooth p. 15 May 1763 

„ Richard, Esq., Old Kirk p., and Miss Mary, same p., d. of 

. . . Hurd, brewer in London 12 Aug. 1783 

,, Robert, poultreyman in S. E. p., and Elspeth, d. of deceased 

David Hill, miller at Canonmills, now in Causeway Side, in 

the West Kirk p. 8 Dec. 1751 

„ Robert, quarrier in S. S. W. p., and Jean, d. to Stephen Muir, 

farmer in the Island of Sandy, now in N. N. K. p. 24 June 1753 

„ Robert, journeyman wright, and Margt., d. to Thcs. Smeall, 

merchant in Jedburght, both in N. N. p. 14 Dec. 1755 

„ Robert, poultreman in the Tron p., and Margaret, d. to . . . 

Clarkson, gardener at Stonyhill, p. of Inneresk 19 Dec. 1756 

„ Robert, journeyman wright in Lady Yester's p., and Janet, d. to 

Joseph Lumsden, shoemaker in Wrightshouses, now in 

New North p. 21 Oct. 1764 

„ Robert, founder burges in College Kirk p., and Mary, d. to 

Andrew Johnstone, tenant in Heriotmiln, p. of Herriot 9 Dec. 1764 
,, Robert, a gentleman's servant, and Susana, d. of Willm. Hall, 

tailor in the Crosscauseway in the West Kirk p., both in 

Tolbooth p. 30 Nov. 1766 

,, Robert, indweller in Old Kirk p., and Ann, d. to John M'More- 

land, land surveyor at Stranraer, now in Tron Kirk p. 8 Jan. 1769 

„ Robert, smith at Greenend, Liberton p., and Janet, in New 

Grayfrier's p., d. of deceased John Nicoll, tailor in Dalkeith 

30 Oct. 1774 
„ Robert, hairdresser in Glasgow, and Katherine, Tron p., d. of 

William Gordon, residenter 6 July 1779 

„ Robert, writer, New Kirk p., and Janet, College Kirk p., d. of 

David Nicol, writer in Forfar 12 Mar. J 782 

„ Robert, coach carver, St. Giles' p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

deceast Andrew Robertson, Salter at Leven, Fife 7 Dec. 1782 

,, Robert, W.S., Tolbooth p., and Miss Isobella, same p., d. of 

deceast Alexander Adam, slater 9 Dec. 1782 

,, Robert, of Milnhead, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Helen, New 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Mr. Charles Butter, merchant 16 June 1784 

,, Robert, gunner in the Royal Train of Artillery, Tron Kirk p., 

and Jean, same p., d. of deceased Robert Forrester, day 

labourer in Kirkaldy . 18 Oct. 1784 

„ Robert, gardener, Tolbooth p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

Robert Bryden, day laborer at Peebles 6 May 1785 

,, Robert, journeyman wright, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, Old 

Kirk p., d. of Robert Thomson, porter in Leith 5 Apr. 1786 

„ Robert, glover, High Kirk p., and Janet, New North p., d. of 

Alexander Burrel, farmer in Inverkeithing 5 June 1787 

M Robert, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Isobel, New 

North p., d. of late William Shirley, shoemaker in Lanark 7 Dec. 1787 
,, Robert, wright, High p., and Euphemia, Tolbooth p., d. of 

deceased William Sharp, shoemaker in Alloa 24 Jan. 1789 

„ Robert, carter, Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of John 

Smith, carter at Jock's Lodge 12 Jan. 1790 

,, Robert, flaxdresser, Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, St. Andrew 

p., d. of Archibald Stoddart, wright in Dunse 14 Jan. 1790 

„ Robert, mariner in St. Andrew p., and Margaret, in same p., 

d. of Thomas Robertson, mariner in Leith 21 Mar. 1791 

,, Robert, weaver, late of Dysart, now in College Kirk p., and 

Margaret, same p., d. of John Greig, mariner at Kirkcaldy 17 Feb. 1793 



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Brown, Robert, jun., in p. of Glasgow, and Miss Isobel, New Gray- 
friar's p., d. of deceased John Wyld, merchant 2 Mar. 
„ Samuel, indweller, and Margaret, d. of deceast Archbald Davis, 

malster in the county of Surrey, both in Old Kirk p. 20 Nov. 

„ Sarah; David Duns, smith 29 Dec. 

„ Sarah; Thomas Watson, joiner 22 May 

„ Simon, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Katharine, 

same p., d. of George Muirhead, weaver at Haddington 9 Feb. 
,, Thomas, servant to Alexander Mealls, brewer, and Ann, d. of 

deceased John Henderson, gardener in Dysert, both 

S. S. E. p. 19 Nov. 

„ Thomas, of Braid, in the New Grayfrair's p., and Miss Agnes, 

d. to . . . Hamilton of Grange 6 Mar. 

„ Thomas, tailor, and Margaret, d. to deceast William Anderson, 

indweller, both in New North p. 25 Sept. 

„ Thomas, wright in Temple, and Janet, d. to Nicoll Russell, 

smith in West Kirk p., now in the Tron p. 15 Nov. 

,, Thomas, tailor in Lady Yester's p., and Nicolas, d. of deceast 

Alexr. Shaw,gardner at St. Andrews, now in OldGrayfriar's p. 

23 Apr. 
„ Thomas, mariner, at present in the College Kirk p., and Helen, 

in said p., d. to deceast James Carstairs, mariner, St. 

Andrews 27 Dec. 

„ Thomas, mason, and Barbara, St. Giles' p., d. of deceased John 

Hunter, overseer at Prestonpans Works 24 Aug. 

,, Thomas, soldier in the 25th regiment, Edinburgh Castle, and 

Jean, St. Giles' p., d. of deceased . . . Fraser, day laborer 

in Fifeshire 1 Feb. 

,, Thomas, jun., fiesher, High Kirk p., and Elizabeth, College 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Peter Ker, sugar baker in Newcastle 4 Oct. 
„ Thomas, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same 

p., d. of Alexr. Donaldson, wright at Landstane 30 Apr. 

,, Thomas, labourer, New Grayftiar's p., and Susan, same p., d. 

of deceased James Steel, shepherd at Ratho 28 Mar. 

„ Thomas, joiner, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of John 

Pringle, residenter in Alnwick 15 Nov. 

,, Rev. Thomas, minister of the Gospel, p. of Dalkeith, and Miss 

Elisabeth Lockhart, High Church p., d. of Mr. Samuel 

Paterson, merchant 18 Nov. 

,, Thomas, mason, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of James 

Neil, farmer in p. of Uphall 4 Apr. 

,, Thomas, surgeon, p. of Glasgow, and Miss Marion, New North 

p., d. of George Jeffrey, one of the depute clerks of Session 3 June 
,, Walter, skinner burges, and Eliz. Hamilton, relict of William 

Watt, shoemaker, both in Old Kirk p. 7 Jan. 

„ Walter, of the Royal Artillery, and Sarah, both in New North 

p., d. of Robert Park, wright in Leith 18 May 

„ William, merchant in S. W. p., and Margaret, d. to deceased 

James Mitchell, brewer's servant, now in N. K. p. 1 Dec. 

,, William, servant to Lord Edgefeild, in College Kirk p., and 

Marion, d. to James Taylor, dyster in the Queensferry, now 

in Lady Yester's p. 21 Nov. 

„ William, wright in New North p., and Marjorie, d. to Alexander 

Tait, a labouring man, now in New Kirk p. 2 Sept. 

„ William, tailor, and Elizth., d. to deceast Jas. Dreaver, farmer 

at Orkney, both in College Kirk p. 2 Oct. 

,, William, porter in Old Kirk p., and Katharine, d. to deceast 

David Robertson, brewer's servant in Potterrow, now in 

Tolbooth Kirk p. 29 Dec. 

„ William, mariner, in New Grayfreir's p., and Euphan, d. to 

John Hutchison, fiesher in Kinghorn, now in Tolbooth p. 22 Feb. 



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Brown, William, smith in Lady Yester's p., and Ann, d. to deceast 

John Hamilton, tailor in North Leith, now in Old Gray- 

freir's p. 8 May 1768 

„ William, journeyman bookbinder in New North p., and Kathne., 

d. to Jas. Jackson, gardener in Whitehouse, now in New 

Grayfreir's p. 6 Nov. 1768 

„ William, writer in Tron p., and Margaret Willis, relict of Robt. 

Hardy, farmer in the Braidlaw in Linlithgow p., now in 

Lady Yester's p. 30 Sept. 1770 

„ William, surgeon, and Helen, d. to John Duff, vintiner at 

Morton in Yorkshire, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 17 Mar. 1771 

„ William, tailor in Lady Yester's p., and Janet, in Old Gray- 
friers p., d. of Richard Lock, inner keeper of the Tolbooth 24 Apr. 1774 
„ William, hairdresser, Toll Booth p., and Jacobina, New North 

p., d. of deceased Robert Lyon, Newbrough 9 Feb. 1777 

„ William, mason, Old Kirk p., and Helen, Lady Yester's p., d. 

of deceased David Tod, baker in St. Andrews 16 Nov. 1784 

„ William, teacher of English, Old Kirk p., and Helena, same p., 

d. of deceased Thomas Rob, gardener at Houstoun 6 May 1785 

,, William, dyer, Tron p., and Mary, St. Andrew p., d. of deceased 

Alexr. Hope, farmer at Newton p. and county of Edinburgh 

19 Oct. 1785 
„ William, master mariner, Old Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same 

p., d. of deceased James Buchan, innkeeper at Greenlaw, 

county of Berwick 3 Jan. 1786 

„ William, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p., and Cicilia, same p., 

d. of John Henderson, day labourer in Kircaldy 12 May 1786 

„ William, running stationer, Tolbooth p., and Mary M'Gregor, 

New Gray Friar's p., relict of Robert Young, mason 14 July 1788 

„ William, tidewaiter, Tron p., and Alison, same p., d. of deceased 

David Steven, shoemaker, Portsbrugh 25 Dec. 1788 

„ William, tinplate worker in Tron p., and Elizabeth, in Old 

Gray Friar's p., d. of Geo. Greig, gardener at Greighall, p. 

of Duddingston 14 Mar. 1791 

„ William, flesher in High Kirk p., and Ann, in Tron p., d. of 

deceased George Collie, merchant in Aberdeen 2 Oct. 1792 

„ Mr. William, M.D., Tolbooth p., and Miss Hamilton, same p., 

d. of deceased Dr. Robert Walker, physician 13 July 1793 

,, William, weaver in Glasgow, and Violet, Lady Yester's p., d. 

of Alexander Laidlaw, labourer at Sciennes 24 Oct. 1794 

„ William, flesher, High Church p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

deceased Nicol Brown, skinner, Water of Leith 6 Apr. 1795 

,, William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Susan, same 

p., d. of Hector Fortune, stabler, Chaple Street 17 June 1795 

„ William, gentleman's servant, and Ann M'Dowall, both in St. 

Andrew p., d. of John Parker, labourer at Daily 26 May 1797 

,, William, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Alison, same p., d. 

of John Dawson, smith in Dalmeny 25 Apr. 1799 

Brownfield, Elizabeth; Francis Forbes, servant 19 Dec. 1799 

„ Margaret; Duncan Kennedy, merchant 21 Mar. 1773 

„ Robert, wright, Old Church p., and Jean Learmonth, same p., 

relict of George Mackay, hairdresser 5 Nov. 1799 

Browning, Henry, mason, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

John Clark, carpet manufacturer in Dalkeith 15 Nov. 1798 

„ James, wright, St. Andrew p., and Espeth, same p., d. of 

Alexander Lawson, day labourer at Moram Moor, county of 

Haddington 21 May 1787 

Brownlee, George, horsedealer, New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, d. 

of deceased John Crawfurd, stabler 29 Dec. 1778 

„ Katherine; William Rob, merchant 29 May 1763 

„ Margaret; William Hair, carter 31 Mar. 1780 



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Brownlee, Mary; Oliver Bower, saddler 19 Feb. 1800 

„ William, late shoemaker in Old Grayfrier's p., now soldier in 
the 21st regiment, commanded by General M'Kay, and 
Isobell, servant in West Kirk p., d. of deceast John Ross, 
shoemaker 2 Oct. 1774 

Brownlees, George, porter in Old Kirk p., and Jean, servant in New 
Kirk p., d. of deceast George Davidson, weaver in Perthshire 

31 Oct. 1773 
Brownlie, Agnes; Matthew Newlands 2 Sept. 1795 

,, Ann; William Shaw, servant 19 Dec. 1782 

„ David, gentleman's servant, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, 

same p., d. of deceased Willm. Cormack, flaxdresser, Leith 8 Dec. 1794 
„ Ellie; John Arthur, servant 14 May 1784 

,, Janet; William Crawford 16 June 1787 

,, Miss Jean; Robert Vernor, merchant jo Aug. 1755 

„ Jean; Robert Newbigging, writer 13 Apr. 1766 

,, Jean; William Aitken, merchant 28 Aug. 1790 

,, John, mason in Old Grayfreir's p., and Janet, d. of deceast 
Thomas Thomson, wright in p. of Dumfermline, now in 
Old Kirk p. 20 Nov. 1757 

„ John, of Oporto, Old Kirk p., and Mrs. Annie Blair, same p., 

relict of . . . M'Millan, shipmaster in Cork 23 Aug. 1785 

„ Marion; James Muir, plasterer 28 Oct. 1770 

„ Rachel ; Alexander Scott, jeweller 27 Apr. 1766 

„ Robert, labourer, College Church p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

late Robert Somervile, tailor, p. of Shotts 14 Aug. 1799 

Bruce, Adam, writer in Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, in College 

Kirk p., d. to deceast Win. Fettes, merchant 15 Nov. 1772 

„ Miss Agnes ; John Newall of Barskeoch 31 Aug. 1760 

„ Agnes; Neil Paton, jeweller 4 June 1769 

,, Alexander, gentleman's servant in Old Kirk p., and Jean, d. to 
deceast George Harvey, schoolmaster in Forres, now in 
New Kirk p. 13 Jan. 1765 

„ Alexander, wright in Tron Church p., and Helen, New Church 

p., d. to deceased George Buchan, writer 28 May 1775 

„ Alexander, hairdresser, New Kirk p., and Elizabeth Monro, 
New Gray Friar's p., d. of John Monro, mason at Inver- 
keithing 22 Mar. 1781 

,, Alexander, horse dealer in College Kirk p., and Mary, in St. 
Andrew p., d. of deceased Jas. Henderson, tailor at Caweld 
Kirk 14 July 1791 

,, Andrew, merchant, New North p., and Miss Martha, p. of 
Kilmarnock, d. of deceased William Ross, merchant in Kil- 
marnock 26 Aug. 1784 
„ Charles, vintner in St. Andrew p., and Jean, in same p., d. of 

Charles Laverock, portioner in Methels in Fife 5 Feb. 1790 

„ Charlotte; John Donaldson, labourer 22 Aug. 1792 

„ Christian; William Simpson, merchant 18 Apr. 1762 

„ Lady Christian; James Erskine 25 Apr. 1762 

„ Christian; William Gibb, writer 7 Apr. 1771 

„ Christian; William Wright, turner 21 May 1775 

„ Christian; Robert Sandeman, merchant 30 May 1778 

„ Christian; William Dobie, baker 22 Sept. 1783 

„ Daniel, tailor in College Kirk p., and Margaret, d. to deceast 
John Austin, farmer in Coutfield, shire of Murray, now in 
Tolbooth p. 25 Mar. 1759 

„ Daniel, gentleman's servant, Lady Yester's p., and Anne, New 
Gray Friar's p., d. of John Robertson, farmer at Strathloch, 
county of Perth 6 Mar. 1788 

„ David, sclatter, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, New North p., d. 

to deceased Simon Mosman, farmer at Carstairs 9 Apr. 1775 



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Bruce, Miss Eleanora; Thomas Brisbane 31 Mar. 177 1 

„ Miss Eleanora; James Gray of Carmondeen 10 June 1789 

„ Elizabeth; David Young, portioner 18 Feb. 1759 

„ Elizabeth; James Campbell, servant 12 Jan. 1772 

„ Elizabeth; William Macleay, sergeant 6 May 1795 

„ Ellison; Thomas Robertson, labourer 23 Jan. 1774 

„ Ewan, soldier, Clan Alpin fencibles, College Church p., and 
Katharine, same p., d. of William Monro, miller in Cromarty 

6 Feb. 1799 
„ Frederick Rudolph, ensign in Edinburgh Castle, and Mrs. 
Mary Campbell, relict of Captain George M'Kenzie of 25th 
regiment, both residing in High Church p. 26 July 1785 

„ Miss Forrester Sicillie; William Moncrieff of Tippermalloch 27 May 1770 
„ George, teacher, New Gray Friar's p., and Agnes, same p., d. 

of deceased Alexr. Straiton, farmer in Fife 2 Feb. 1787 

„ George, miniature painter, and Mrs. Agnes Caichen, both in 

High Church p., relict of Samuel Houghton, profile painter 7 Jan. 1797 
„ George, gentleman's servant, and Ann, both in St. Andrew p., 
d. of deceased John Davidson, miliar at Wooler, Northum- 
berland 3 May 1797 
„ Helen; Alexander Drysdale, servant 24 May 1761 
,, Helen; James Lawson, mariner 15 Oct. 1784 
,, Helen; George Williamson, stocking maker 12 Jan. 1791 
„ Helen; Alexander Robertson, papermaker 12 Aug. 1795 
„ Henry, gentleman's servant in Canongate p., and Agnes, d. to 
John Begrie, overseer orgrieve at CraigGordon in Aberdeen- 
shire, presently a servant in New Grayfriar's p. 5 July 1772 
„ Isabella; Walter Macfarlane, grocer 30 June 1776 
„ Isabella; George Fleet, corporal 26 May 1778 
„ Isabel; William King, teacher 16 Nov. 1785 
,, Isabel; Alexander Sutherland, basketmaker 11 Mar. 1800 
,, James, journeyman wright, and Helen, d. of deceased James 
Livingston, indweller at Burntisland, now both in N. E. p. 

24 Nov. 1754 
„ James, journeyman glazier in S. W. p., and Jean, d. to deceased 
Alexander Sommers, shoemaker in Dundee, now in N. E. p. 

)6 Nov. 1755 
„ James, porter in the College p., and Jean, d. to Lauchlane 

Irvine, farmer in p. of Logierait, now in the New Kirk p. 17 Dec. 1758 
„ Captain James, in New North p., and son to deceast Charles 
Bruce, glazier in Edinburgh, and Miss Euphan, d. of Bailie 
Wm. Spence, flesher in Musselburgh 27 Nov. 1768 

„ James, tailor, and Janet, d. to James Frazer, labouring man, 

both in Lady Yester's p. 8 Aug. 1773 

,, James, wright, New North p., and Eupham, same p., d. of 

Alexander Dalziel, residenter at Collington 30 Nov. 1783 

„ James, hairdresser, New Gray Friar's p., and Violet, same p., 

d. of Robert Winter, beadle in New Gray Friar's Church 7 Jan. 1786 
„ James^merchant, Old Kirk p., and Emelia, St. Andrew p., d. of 

deceased John Stewart, farmer in Strath Tay . 27 Nov. 1786 

„ James, accomptant of Excise in Old Gray Friar's p., and Miss 

Martha, same p., d. of Mr. John Gloag, merchant 29 June 1791 

„ James, writer, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of 

Robert Henderson, baker in Alloa 1 Dec. 1794 

„ James, baker, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Mungo Finlayson, brewer in Haddington 23 Oct. 1798 

„ Janet; Robert Donaldson, mariner 15 Apr. 1759 

„ Janet; John Birrell, stocking worker 14 Feb. 1768 

„ Janet ; James Williamson, servant 14 Jan. 1770 

„ Janet; Alexander Alexander, servant 12 May 1771 

„ Janet; Robert Ranken, writer 3 Jan. 1786 



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Bruce, Janet; William Forbes 12 Nov. 1790 

„ Janet; Thomas Hay, jeweller 22 Dec. 1790 

„ Jean; Andrew Jackson, writer 31 Aug. 1755 

,, Jean; David Ogilvy, mason 17 Oct. 1791 

„ Miss Jean ; Francis Strachan 4 Nov. 1795 

„ Jean; Archibald Rodger, shoemaker 10 Nov. 1795 

„ John, chaisedriver, and Katharine, d. of deceased John Logan, 

miller at Haddington, both in the College Kirk p. 15 May 1774 

,, John, merchant, New Kirk p., and Elizabeth, St. Giles' p., d. of 

John Maughan, surveyor of window lights 8 Jan. 1784 

,, John, carter, College Church p., and Mary, same p., d. of James 

Chisholm, carter, p. of St. Cuthbert's 17 Sept. 1798 

„ Katherine; Thomas Herriot, wright 19 Dec. 1762 

,, Katherine; James Campbell, bowmaker 12 Aug. 1784 

,, Margaret; John Braid, wigmaker 17 July 1768 

„ Margaret ; William Ganir, servant 8 Apr. 1753 

„ Margaret; Robert Brymer, merchant 30 May 1756 

„ Margaret; Robert Robertson, hairdresser 10 Mar. 1765 

„ Margaret; James Plummer, chapman 1 Nov. 1767 

„ Miss Margaret; Elphinston Balfour 19 Aug. 1784 

„ Marion; George Grindley 17 June 1764 

„ Marjorie; Thomas Henderson, merchant 18 Dec. 1757 

,, Mary; James Maxwell, shoemaker 4 Aug. 175 1 

,, Mary; Thomas Craib, servant 5 Apr. 1752 

„ Mary; James M'Farlane, tailor 3 June 1753 

„ Mary; John Hooch, founder 8 Dec. 1771 

„ Mary; David M'Nair, slater 20 July 1777 

,, Mary; William Robertson, barber 18 Oct. 1793 

„ Montgomery; William Gray, wright 9 July 1785 

„ Peter, gentleman's servant, and Rebecca, both in St. Andrew 

p , d. of Andrew Lee, farmer at West Calton 9 May 1797 

,, Peter, trumpeter, East Lothian Yeomanry, College Church p., 

and Mary, same p., d. of John Powell, vintner in Tranent 6 Apr. 1799 
„ Robert, founder in Caltoun, in South Leith p., and Janet, d. to 

deceased Andrew Robertson, tenent in Sheils, in p. of 

Collesie in Fyfe, now in N. E. p. 30 May 1756 

„ Robert, sclator, and Elizth., d. of deceast Wm. Kendale, 

sclator, both in Tron p. 13 Dec. 1767 

„ Robert, sailor in Leith, and Jean, College Kirk p., d. of Andrew 

Rankin, wright 1 Feb. 1779 

,, Robert, writer, New North Kirk p., and Jean, d. to David 

Robertson, jun., merchant in Perth 16 Sept. 1779 

,, Robert, mason, College Kirk p., and Grisel, Lady Yester's p., 

d. of deceased James Robertson, shoemaker 17 Oct. 1780 

„ Robert, weaver in Old Gray Friar's p., and Cicilia, same p., d. 

of John Gibson, weaver in Newburgh 18 June 1792 

,, Robert, writer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Hannah, same 

p., d. of Mr. Robert Ferrier, wax chandler 29 Jan. 1793 

,, Robert, clock and watchmaker, and Mary Gowans, both in 

Lady Yester's p., relict of John Willing, printer ' 12 Dec. 1797 

,, Wm., jun., merchant, and Jean, d. to James Lithgow, mer- 
chant, both in S. W. p. 25 Feb. 1753 
„ William, jun., merchant in New North p., and Miss Alison, 

d. to deceast Robert Proctor, seall cutter in College Kirk p. 

7 Oct. 1759 
„ William, upholsterer in New Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to George 

Begbie, smith in New Grayfrier's p. 12 June 1768 

„ William, mason in New Grayfreir's p., and Elisabeth, d. to 

Gilbert Smith, wright in Dalkeith, now in Tolbooth p. 8 Sept. 1771 
„ William, tailor in Lady Yester's p., and Anna, servant in 

Tolbooth p., d. of John Robertson, farmer in p. of Logierait 7 Nov. 1773 






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Bruce, William, clerk, New North p., and Isobell, New North p., d. of 

deceased . . . Aitchison, merchant in Mussellburgh 19 Nov. 1778 

„ William, cook, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, p. of Leith, d. of 

James Monro, shoemaker 16 Apr. 1779 

,, William, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Sarah, Tron p., 

natural d. of deceased Ronald M'Donald of Clanranold 4 Dec. 1781 
,, William, wright, St. Andrew p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

Robert Niven, flaxdresser in St. Andrews 12 Oct. 1785 

„ William, merchant in Tolbooth p., and Jean, in Tron p., d. of 

deceased Peter Thomson, merchant in Perth 2 Apr. 1791 

Bruckfeild, John, merchant, High Church p., and Elisabeth, same p., 

d. of Michall Bell, near New Castle 21 Aug. 1798 

Brugh, James, serjeant of the West Fencibles, and Katherine, d. of 

deceased Alexr. Walker, session clerk in Leith 27 Sept. 1780 

„ Martha; Archibald Lawrie, tailor 15 Oct. 1779 

Bruick, William, labourer, Old Grayfriar's p , and Janet, same p., d. 

of George M'Kenzie, mason in Fordell 28 Oct. 1799 

Brumby, Thomas, late lieut. of the 88th regiment, St. Giles' p., and 

Miss Jean, same p., d. of James M'Gill, farmer, county of 

Mid Lothian 7 June 1784 

Brunton, Rev. Alexander, Bolton p., and Miss Mary, St. Andrew p., 

d. of Col. Balfuer of Cliffdale, Orkney 4 Dec. 1798 

,, Elizabeth; William Newcombe, weaver 15 Mar. 1752 

„ James, glassgrinder in N. E. p., and Janet, d. of deceased 

James Brodie, farmer at Peterhead, now in S. E. p. 23 Mar. 1755 

„ James, farmer at Biggar, and Ann, d. of deceast John Frazer, 

merchant at Peebles, now in Tolbooth p. 19 May 1765 

„ James, brewer's servant, p. of St. Giles, and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of Robert Hastie, mason at Temple 5 Jan. 1780 

„ James, day labourer, Tron p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

James Haddon, day labourer in the Stow 29 May 1783 

,, James, printer, and Ann, both in Old Grayfriar's p., d. of 

deceased William Gow, printer 5 June 1798 

„ Janet; George Wemyss, gardener 28 May 1785 

„ Janet; Patrick Stevenson, writer 3 July 1788 

„ John, servant to Bailie James Flint, in S. S. W. p., and 

Margaret, d. to deceased Peter Dobie, indweller in Ports- 
burgh, in the West Kirk p. 10 Aug. 1755 
„ John, staymaker in the College Kirk p., and Elisabeth, d. to 

James Fyfe, merchant in New North p. 12 Dec. 1756 

„ John, wright, and Jean, d. to deceast Duncan Forbes, brewer 

in Kirkaldy, both in College Kirk p. 9 Apr. 1769 

„ John, staymaker in Old Grayfrier's p., and Sarah, d. to deceast 

George Lawson, upholsterer in College Kirk p. 7 Dec. 177 1 

„ John, baker in New North p., and Mary, in New Gray Friar's p., 

d. of deceased Robert Godskirk, cooper in West Linton 17 Nov. 1791 
„ Margaret; James Inglis, merchant 8 Mar. 1781 

„ Margaret; John Beattie, shoemaker 28 Apr. 1771 

„ Margaret; Francis Mitchell, mason 26 May 1795 

„ Robert, merchant, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased Michael Anderson, merchant in Leith 8 June 1789 

„ Thomas, soldier in the 80th regiment, and Isobel, d. of David 

Craig, clerk to George Mellish, flesher, New Kirk p. 15 May 1778 

„ Thomas, shoemaker, Peebles, now residing in Old Grayfriar's 

p., and Margt., College Kirk p., d. of Jas. Murdison, farmer 

in Newby, county of Peebles 16 Nov. 1792 

„ Walter, sadler, College Church p., and Miss Nelly, New Church 

p., d. to Mr. Walter Ritchie, merchant in Peebles ^o June 1776 

Bryce, Agnes; William Bolton, servant 15 Nov. 1792 

„ Charles, grocer, New North Kirk p., and Jean Burns, Tron Kirk 

p., relict of Charles Stewart, wright 25 Jan. 1793 



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Bryce, Christian; William Richardson, printer 5 May 1776 

„ Christian'; John Gray, servant 5 Sept. 1800 

„ Miss Elizabeth; John Ballingall, merchant 24 Apr. 1768 

„ Elizabeth; George Smith, wright 16 Jan. 1795 

„ Helen; Angus Stewart, mariner 28 Mar. 1797 

„ James, flaxdresser in Linlithgow, and Margaret, d. of John 

Davie, watchmaker there 29 Apr. 1778 

„ James, cork cutter, Old Gray Friar's p., and Betty Adamson, 

same p., relict of John Loggie, late corkcutter 11 Aug. 1785 

„ James, painter, High Kirk p., and Miss Katharine, St. Andrew 

p., d. of Mr. John Young, architect 10 Oct. 1787 

„ Janet; Munro Hardie, servant 20 May 1785 

„ Jean; Alexander Mortimer, writer 7 June 1792 

„ John, printer in New North p., and Margt., d. to deceast 

Andw. Gibson, farmer in p. of Forcewall, now in Lady 

Yester's p. 27 Sept. 1767 

,, John, baker, New Grayfrier's p., and Marrion, same p., d. of 

deceased John Graham, farmer in Stirlingshire 9 Sept. 1782 

„ John, schoolmaster in Anstruther Easter, and Marjory, Old 

Gray Friar's p., d. of George Kay, grocer 19 Nov. 1782 

,, John, gardener, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, College Kirk 

p., d. of Robert Kier, day laborer at Carronshore 6 Dec. 1787 

,, John, surgeon, St. Andrew p., and Miss Janet, Tron p., d. of 

Alexr. Gibb, teacher of dancing 17 Nov. 1798 

„ Miss Margaret; Rev. Thomas Spankie 12 Apr. 1772 

„ Margaret; "William Dobson, baker's servant 9 Feb. 1777 

,, Miss Margaret; James M'Aulay, chemist 8 June 1792 

„ Margaret; Henry Stewart, wright 18 Jan. 1797 

„ Mary; John Morison, fiesher 29 Mar. 1787 

„ Nicol, officer of Excise in Lady Yester's p., and Jean Anderson, 

relict of Alexr. Clarkson, stabler in New Grayfreir's p. 9 Feb. 1766 

„ Robert, porter in New North p., and Mary, d. to deceast James 

Hudston, miliar in Dunfermline, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 7 Oct. 1759 
„ Robert, musician, son to deceast James Bryce, farmer in Black- 
ford, and Kath., d. to deceast William Ross, notary public 

in Tain, now in New Greyfreir's p. 27 Sept. 1767 

„ Robert, porter, and Janet, d. to deceast William Birrill, couper 

in Falkland, both in New North p. 28 Oct. 1770 

„ Robert, porter, New Church p., and Isobell, same p., d. to 

deceased John Inglis, corn dealer at Kinross 29 Dec. 1776 

„ Thomas, chapman in Tron Kirk p., and Elizth., d to deceast 

Jas. Maxwell, taylor in Mayboll, now in South Leith 15 Nov. 1761 

„ Thomas, painter, and Anne, d. of deceast John Walker, farmer 

in p. of Newton, now both in the New Kirk p. 8 Dec. 1771 

Bryden, Ann; John Dunnell, tailor 17 Dec. 1782 

„ Dorcas; Solomon M'Coll, sergeant 3 June 1793 

„ Elizabeth; Lewis Gordon, upholsterer 5 July 1767 

„ Helen; Robert Brown, gardener 6 May 1785 

„ James, distiller in Kelso, and Elizth. Mellrose, relict of David 

Berry, shoemaker, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 7 June 1772 

„ James, hairdresser in Tolbooth p., and Marion, in High Kirk p., 

d. of Mungo Logan, labourer at Collington 23 Mar. 1 791 

„ Janet; Alexander Forrester, carter 26 Oct. 1766 

„ Janet; William Ketchen, weaver 6 Dec. 1800 

„ John, journeyman wright, Tron p., and May, same p., d. of 

George Millar, weaver in Strathmiglo 27 June 1785 

„ Mary; George Johnstone, chapman 6 Oct. 1765 

Brydie, Ann; Michael Crooks, wright 11 Sept. 1757 

Brydone, Agnes; Rev. Alexander Hume 28 Sept. 1755 

„ Daniel, wright, and Barbara, d. to James Kirkland, merchant, 

both in S. S. W. p. 26 Aug. 1753 



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Brydone, James, shoemaker, and Elspetb, d. of deceast James 
Chalmers, farmer in the p. of Descourd, both in the College 
Kirk p. 7 May 1758 

,, Janet; James Stewart 10 Nov. 1798 

„ John, merchant, New North p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased Andrew Martin, dyer 18 May 1785 

„ John, wright in Old Kirk p., and Jean, in St. Cuthbert's p., d. of 

deceased James Ainslie, day labourer in the p. of Borthwick 8 June 1792 
„ Margaret; Thomas Anderson, merchant 16 Oct. 1757 

„ Patrick, Esq., St. Andrew p., and Miss Mary, Old Grayfriar p., 
d. of Dr. William Robertson, Principal of the University of 
Edinburgh 2 Apr. 1785 

„ William, gunsmith, New North p., and Margaret, same p , d. of 

deceased . . . Muckison, hairdresser 3 July 1782 

Brymer, Elizabeth; John Alexander, weaver 2 Aug. 1761 

,, Elizabeth; James Reid, shoemaker 13 May 1764 

„ Elizabeth; Daniel Gunn, servant 5 Dec. 1778 

,, Miss Euphan ; Lieut.-Col. William Richson 31 May 1767 

„ James, soldier in General Leighton's regiment, and Isobell, d. to 

deceast Win. Bain, farmer in p. of Wick, now inTolbooth p. 20N0V. 1763 
„ James, merchant in Old Grayfriar's p., and Isobell, d. to deceast 

John Lauder, wright in Traquair, now in Lady Yester's p. 18 Nov. 1764 
„ James, painter, Lady Yester's p., and Maria, Tron p., d. of 

deceased Charles (Thomas) Reid, cabinetmaker, London iSOct. 1797 
,, Janet; James Spence, upholsterer 17 June 1797 

„ John, gentleman's servant, and Katharine, d. to deceast James 

Anderson, serjant in 42nd regiment, both in Tron p. 23 Oct. 1768 

„ Katherine ; William Donald, soldier 4 Nov. 1770 

„ Marion; James Paisley, merchant 7 Aug. 1763 

„ Robert, runing stationer in S. W. p., and Mary Cuningham, 

relict of James Hamilton, gardener in Canongate p. 5 Oct. 1755 

„ Robert, merchant in N. E. p., and Margaret, d. to Charles 

Bruce, glasier, now in N. W. p. 30 May 1756 

„ Thomas, soldier in the Castle of Edinburgh, and Margt. 
Brand, relict of Willm. Anthony, sailor in Dundee, now in 
New Kirk p. 9 Nov. 1766 

„ William, tailor in Old Kirk p., and Janet, d. to deceast John 

Craig, weaver in Kelso 4 Dec. 1763 

Bryson, Miss Agnes; Rev. John Anderson 26 Oct. 1760 

„ Agnes; John Hill, porter 5 Feb. 1789 

„ Eupham ; Alexander Cleugh 19 Jan. 1752 

„ John, journeyman wright, and Anne, d. to deceast Wm. M'Kay, 

wright in Potterrow, now in Tron p. 19 Feb. 1764 

„ Miss Margaret; Captain John Smithson . 14 Dec. 1795 

„ Thomas, day laborer, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Robert Hardie, journeyman baker 31 May 1782 

Buchan, Andrew, mason in Lady Yester's p., and Isobel, in College 
Kirk p., d. of deceast David Crawford, farmer in p. of 
Faulkland 18 Apr. 1773 

„ Ann; James M'Killop, baker 25 Nov. 1784 

„ Miss Ann; Thomas Lithgow 19 Feb. 1793 

„ Ann; William Cowan, brassfounder 29 Oct. 1799 

,, David, weaver, New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of Alexr. Milne, porter 8 Oct. 1789 

„ Elizabeth; John Ferguson 13 Nov. 1763 

„ Miss Elizabeth: Thomas Baird, merchant 21 Mar. 1800 

„ Mr. Francis, merchant in St. Andrew p., and Miss Martha, in 

same p.,d. of deceased John Sydserf of Ruchlaw 3 Nov. 1791 

„ George, of Kello, in Tron p., and Miss Ann, d. of the Right 
Honble. Robert Dundas of Arniston, Lord President of the 
Court of Session, now in Lady Yester's p. 28 Mar. 1773 

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Buchan, George, journeyman wright in Lady Yester's p., and Elspeth, 

same p., d. of John Pyet, printer 20 June 1792 

,, Grissel; George Leslie of Cuberty 29 Nov. 1786 

„ Helen; Henry Derby, soldier 25 Nov. 1753 

,, Helen; Alexander Bruce, wright 28 May 1775 

,, James, journeyman mason, and Elizth., d. of deceased Alexr. 

Gourlay, merchant in Hadingtoun, both in S. E. p. 5 July 1752 

„ James, weaver, and Katharine, d. to James Cockburn, weaver 

in Dalkeith, both in Tron p. 21 Dec. 1760 

,, Rev. James, minister of the Gospel at Walls in Zetland, now 

in Edinburgh, and Miss Agatha, d. to deceased Mr. Jno. 

Cumming, merchant in Garderhouse, Zetland 19 May 1776 

„ Janet; William Thomson, smith 17 Mar. 1791 

„ John, journeyman baxter, and Marion, d. to John Aitcheson, 

labouring man at Prestonpans, both in Tron p. 11 Aug. 1765 

,, John, son to deceased David Buchan, weaver at Auchterhouse, 

now in N. N. K. p., and Janet, d. of deceased Adam 

Cunningham, indweller in Haddington, now in N. K. p. 27 Apr. 1755 
„ John, masson in Trone p., and Margt., d. to deceast John 

Robertson, farmer in Fortingall, now in Tolbooth p. 26 Oct. 1766 

,, M'Kenzie, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary Stobie, same p., d. of 

Mathew Stobie, land surveyor at Roslin 9 Oct. 1788 

„ Margaret; James Marshall, horsehirer 22 Nov. 1761 

„ Margaret; John Wilson, servant 1 Sept. 1771 

„ Margaret; James Mitchell, servant 13 June 1773 

„ Mary; John Burden, servant 26 May 1778 

,, Mary; William Brown, master mariner 3 Jan. 1786 

„ Miss Mary; Robert Fullarton 26 Apr. 1788 

,, Mary; Alexander Tais, weaver 14 May 1800 

„ Rebecca; James Stewart 20 Feb. 1778 

,, Susan; Henry Edward, wright 12 Nov. 1791 

,, William, baker, College Church p., and May, same p., d. of 

deceased John Tod, farmer at Lasswade 5 Mar. 1799 

Buchanan, Alexander, publican, Old Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., d. 

of James Scot, brewer in Perth 11 June 1781 

„ Allan, laceweaver in Tron p , and Isobel, d. of deceast Thomas 

Paxton, surgeon in Lockby, now in Old Kirk p. 22 Apr. 1770 

„ Andrew, at Auchmarr in Buchannan p., and Miss Jean, d. of 

Isaac Buchanan, farmer at Gartfearn in same p., both at 

present in St. Andrew p. 10 Dec. 1796 

„ Catherine; Patrick Wastwatter (stopt) 12 Aug. 1753 

„ Christian; Hugh Monro, shoemaker 16 Feb. 1755 

„ Christian; John Waddell, breechesmaker 5 Oct. 1789 

„ David, son to Walter Buchanan, barber and wigmaker in Old 

Grayfriar's p., and Isobel, d. to James Nisbet, wheelwright 

in Lady Yester's p. 8 Mar. 1761 

,, David, barber, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret Petrie, widow, 

same p. 3 Mar. 1776 

,, David, flesher, Lady Yester's p., and Kathrine, West Kirk p., 

d. of George Duffes, gardener in same p. 12 Jan. 178 r 

,, Donald, lintdresser in S. K. p., and Margt., d. of deceased 

Robert Alison, farmer in p. of Muckhart, now in N. N. K. p. 

15 Aug. 1756 
„ Duncan, son to Hector Buchanan, land labourer in p. of Comrie, 

now in New Kirk p., and Agatha, d. to deceast Win. 

Clephan, servant to Genl. Preston of Valleyfield, now in 

Tron Kirk p. 1 Apr. 1759 

„ Duncan, indweller, and Isobel Gray, relict of Alexr. Barclay, 

tailor in the Canongate, now both in Tron p. 6 Dec. 1761 

„ Elizabeth ; Robert Belsches, younger of Greenyards 11 Sept. 1779 

„ Elizabeth; James Haswell, dyer 20 Nov. 1784 



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Buchanan, Erskine, journeyman sclator, and Isobell, d. to deceast 

John Clerk, brewer's servant, both in Lady Yester's p. 17 Feb. 1771 
„ Erskine, slater, Lady Yester's p., and Marrion, New Kirk p., 

d. of James Lard, day labourer at Mussleburgh 15 Apr. 1/84 

„ Helen; William Bald, merchant 6 Nov. 1778 

„ Miss Helen; Sir George Home, Bart. 8 Sept. 1785 

„ Helen; Alexander Borthwick, merchant 5 Nov. 1790 

„ Hugh, gentleman's servant in Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, 
in St. Andrew p., d. of James Millar, mariner at Kincardine, 
Perthshire 9 Nov. 1792 

„ Isobel ; John Jamieson, gardener 17 June 1796 

„ James, water bearer in N. K. p., and Christian, d. of deceased 

John Anderson, weaver in Kinoway, now in N. K. p. 11 Mar. 1753 

„ James, younger of Drumpellier, now in the p. of Old Munkland, 
and Miss Margaret, d. of the Hon. Mr. John Hamilton, 
advocate, now in the S. K. p. 27 May 1753 

„ James, indweller in N. K. p., and Isobell Inderwick, relict of 

William Wardrop, merchant in S. W. p. 19 Oct. 1755 

,, James, butcher, and Betty, d. of deceast James Plummer, 

butcher, both in the New Kirk p. 6 Mar. 1774 

„ Janet; William Leckie, surgeon 5 Aug. 1753 

„ Janet; William Graham, smith 29 May 1763 

„ Janet; John Stewart, gardener 11 May 1777 

„ Janet; Peter Macintyre, soldier 18 Mar. 1783 

„ Janet; Charles M'Nab, Jamaica 1 Oct. 1792 

„ Jean; James Reikie, wright 11 Apr. 1762 

„ Jean ; Daniel Bain, publican 22 Feb. 1786 

„ Miss Jean; Hector M'Donald, \Y.S. 12 July 1793 

„ Jean; George M'Kay 18 Feb. 1796 

„ Miss Jean ; Andrew Buchanan 10 Dec. 1796 

„ John, servant to Mr. James Carmichal, W.S., in N. N. K. p., 
and Margaret Russell, relict of John Poison, chairmaster in 
S. K. p. 7 June 1752 

„ John, indweller in the New Grayfrcir's p., and Marjorie, d. to 
deceast Charles Grant, farmer in the p. of Cromdale, now in 
College Kirk p. 12 June 1757 

„ John,baxter, and Isobel, d. to John Adamson,baxter in Canon- 
gate, now both in Tron p. 25 Jan. 1761 
„ John, gentleman's servant, and Jean, d. to James Scott, labour- 
ing man at Hawick, both in Tolbooth p. 5 Feb. 1764 
„ John, merchant, son of John Buchanan, merchant in Greenock, 

and. Clementina M'Donald, widow, both in p. of St. Giles 17 Mar. 1776 
„ John, day laborer, New Gray Friar's p., and Helen, S. p., d. of 

Archibald Smith, farmer, deceased 27 Apr. 1777 

„ John, merchant, High Kirk p., and Miss Katharine, same p., 

d. of Mr. William Gordon of the Mercantile Academy 12 Oct. 1787 
„ John, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of William Martin, gardener at Largo 6 Oct. 1788 

„ John, merchant in p. of Greenock, and Miss Margaret Halden, 

Tron p., d. of deceased John Law, writer 2 Nov. 1799 

„ Katherine; Alexander Gilfillan, staymaker 20 Jan. 1754 

„ Katherine; John Robertson, flesher 13 Oct. 1765 

„ Keith, gardener, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Malcom Moffat, carrier at Arniston 22 Mar. 1794 

„ Margaret; Angus Robertson, flaxdresser 21 Nov. 1773 

„ Margaret; Robert Goskert, shoemaker 17 May 1799 

„ Margaret; James Rennie, soldier 3 Mar. 1800 

„ alias M'Gregor, Marion ; Donald Campbell 6 Sept. 1767 

„ Marion; William Affleck, labourer 14 Dec. 1799 

„ Miss Mary; George Graham, writer 23 Nov. 1781 

„ Miss Mary; James Davidson, W.S. 8 Aug. 1787 



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Buchanan, May; Laurence Scotland, merchant 2 Nov. 1786 

,, Peter, shoemaker in Tolbooth p., and Janet, d. of deceast Jas. 

M'Andrew, shoemaker, now in Tron p. 7 May 1769 

,. Mrs.; William Gourlay,. merchant . u Sept. 1779 

„ Robert, day labourer in New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, 

in same p., d. of James Pathie, farmer at Kirkcaldy 5 Sept. 1791 

,, Thomas, sergeant, 2nd Batt. Bredalbin fencibles, Edinburgh 
Castle, and Margaret, St. Andrew p„ d. of James Millar, 
labourer, Leith 28 Sept. 1797 

„ Rev. Walter, minister of the Gospel at Stirling, and Miss 

Margaret, New Kirk p., d. of Mr. John Stobie, writer 9 Feb. 1785 

,, William, of Auchmar, St. Andrew p., and Miss Sarah, d. of 

Benjamin Bartlet, Edinburgh Castle 4 July 1796 

Buchart, George, gentleman's servant, p. of Dundee, and Elizabeth, 

Tron p., d. of deceased Duncan M'Kenzie, sailor 28 Oct. 1780 

Buckham, George, cabinetmaker in New Gray Friar's p., and Alison, 

College Kirk p., d. of John Robertson, silversmith 10 Oct. 1791 

„ Mary; John Robertson, silversmith 25 May 1795 

Buckley, Margaret; Robert Malcolm, printer 19 Dec. 1799 

Bucknay, Andrew, writer in N. E. p., and Miss Marion, d. of 

deceased Robt. Dallas, wright burgess in S. K. p. 3 Feb. 1754 

Budds, Ann ; James Chalmer, teacher 28 Aug. 1781 

Budge, Peter, gentleman's servant, and Ann, both in St. Andrew p., 

d. of Andrew Davie, weaver in Pathead, Fifeshire 9 June 1798 

„ Samuel, Isle of Man, couper, and Elizabeth, Old Greyfriar's p., 

d. of deceased John Hall, flesher 19 Nov. 1777 

„ William, soldier in Genl. Lighton's regiment, in Capt. Ross's 
company, and Isobel, d. to deceast Peter Dickson, mariner 
in Aberlady, now in New North p. 29 June 1760 

Buie, Robert, of Crossfoord, merchant in Old Church p., and Miss 
Peggie, d. to Andrew Wymes, farmer in Littlelin, p. of 
Markinch 8 Jan. 1775 

Buist, Janet; Richard Buist 14 Mar. 1799 

„ Rachel; Charles Stewart, wright 15 Apr. 1790 

,, Richard, late clerk, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

. . . Buist, farmer at Woodhead, Perthshire 14 Mar. 1799 

„ Thomas, cooper, and Marion, both in St. Andrew p., d. of Henry 

Erskine, weaver in Fisherrow 26 Jan. 1798 

Bull, jean; Hugh M'Donald, surgeon 5 Aug. 1764 

,, Josiah, soldier in the Castle of Edinburgh, and Margt. Jackson, 

relict of Wm. Fleming, tailor, now in S. S. W. p. 9 Mar. 1755 

„ Thomas, soldier in the 30th regiment, and Anne, d. of Wm. 

Peterkine, weaver at Cullen 31 Mar. 1778 

Bullions, Janet; Alexander Chapman, labourer 21 June 1785 

Bulloch, Janet; Thomas Smith, smith 31 May 1767 

,, Walter, blacksmith in New Gray Fryer's p., and Jean, same p., 

d. to James Tylor, carter 23 July 1775 

Buncle, Agnes ; James Wilson, wright 27 May 1759 

,, Janet; George Clapperton, writer 25 July 1778 

,, Patrick, servant to Lady Setton, brewer, and Helen, d. of 
deceased John Gall, mealmaker in p. of Meigle, both in 
S. S. E. p. 18 Nov. 1753 

„ Thomas, tailor, Old Grayfriar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased William Greig, tailor 1 Apr. 1778 

Buntine, Anne; Henry Hunter, officer of Excise 29 Aug. 1787 

Bunyan, Janet; William Reid, weaver 24 May 1782 

Burch, James, a moletto and gentleman's servant in St. John's Street, 

Canongate p., and Janet, in New Kirk p., d. of deceast 

William Currie, gardener at Collington 21 Nov. 1773 

Burd, Alison; Peter Millar, mason 29 June 1764 

„ Eles; John Matheson 1 Jan. 1764 






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Burd, James, shoemaker, and Anne, d. of deceast James Lyon, 

gardener at Kimergem, both in the New Grayfrier's p. 14 May 1758 
„ Janet; William Hill, weaver 21 Oct. 1764 

„ Margaret; John Stables 20 Nov. 1757 

„ Miss Margaret; Rev. John Inglis 24 Nov. 1780 

Burden, Elizabeth; David Johnston, weaver 15 July 1799 

„ John, gentleman's servant, New Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. 

of deceased Alexr. Buchan, farmer in Perthshire 26 May 1778 

„ John, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Anne, same p., 

d. of Lachlan Rose, farmer in the county of Moray 12 Sept. 1787 

Burdett, Caroline; John M'Diarmid, grocer 29 June 1777 

Burdie, Jannet; George Gillies 28 Sept. 1766 

Burdon, James, hairdresser, Lady Yester's p., and Margarett, New 

Church p., d. to James Clark, shoemaker in Dunkeld 22 Dec. 1776 

Burgan, Euphemia; James Anderson, wright 3 Aug. 1787 

Burgess, Alexander, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Isobel, 

St. Andrew p., d. of James Russel, farmer at Keith 15 Oct. 1787 

„ Ann; James Muirhead, founder 12 Mar. 1798 

„ Ann; Roderick Robertson, shoemaker 25 Mar. 1799 

,, Isabella; William Hunter, plasterer 1 May 1800 

„ Isobell; Thomas Burnett, shoemaker 19 June 1774 

„ James, shoemaker in the College Kirk p., and Janet, in said p., 

d. of Nicol Howison, shoemaker 18 Sept. 1774 

„ John, sailor, Tron p., and Jean, New Kirk p., d. of deceased 

William Glen, farmer at Beath 31 Mar. 1780 

„ John, mason in New Gray Friar's p., and Catharine, same p., 

d. of James Whittet, gardener, p. of Collington 12 Nov. 1792 

Burgon, Margaret; George Taylor, carter 31 Dec. 1799 

Burke, Jean; John Charles, drummer 13 Apr. 1789 

,, Richard, serjt. in the Royal Fuzeliers, Edinburgh Castle, and 
Margaret, New Gray Friar's p., d. of deceased John Black, 
gardener at Nairn 4 Nov. 1788 

Burley, Charles, spirit dealer in New Gray Friar's p., and Agnes, in 
same p., d. of deceased John Campbell, farmer at Carnie- 
hill, Fife 30 May 1791 

„ David, plumber in Tron p., and Isobell, in Old Kirk p., d. of 

John Bennet, labourer at Kinross 2 Jan. 1774 

„ James, hairdresser in St. Andrew p., and Marion, in New 

Gray Friar's p., d. of deceased James Young, barber 27 Apr. 1791 

,, Jean; John Watson, manufacturer 23 Apr. 1800 

Burn, Agnes; Robert Bartleman, dyer 17 June 1753 

,, Anne; Alexander Hall, merchant 1 Feb. 1785 

„ Catherine; Henry Langley 3 Dec. 1778 

„ Christian; Gilbert Gardner, servant 30 June 1751 

„ Elizabeth; Duncan Nish, servant 23 Dec. 1764 

„ Elizabeth; John Nourse, servant 18 Nov. 1793 

„ George, in S. W. p., and Margt., d. to James White, land 

labourer in Giffoord Hall, now in S. K. p. 22 Dec. 1754 

„ George, slater and bricklayer, New Gray Friar's p., and Eliza- 
beth, same p., d. of deceased Alexander Square, day labourer 

13 Sept. 1786 
„ Grizell; William M'Kechnie 2 Feb. 1752 

,, Helen ; Alexander Aberdour, founder 20 Apr. 1760 

„ Helen; Leonard M'Glashan, servant 14 Dec. 1796 

„ Hugh, formerly farmer at Bonnington, East Lothian, now in 
Tron p., and Miss Janet, in Old Gray Friar's p., d. of Alexr. 
Cunningham of Newhouse, p. of Dirleton 28 July 1792 

„ Isobel; Lachlan Forsyth, bookseller 3 Mar. 1776 

„ Isobel; John Gilkie, mason 25 Apr. 1791 

„ James, gardner in Lady Yester's p., and Agnes, d. of deceast 

Win. Rob, farmer in p. of Logie, now in Tron p. 30 Apr. 1769 



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Burn, James, journeyman barber in New North p., and Jean, d. of 
deceast James Conel, farmer in p. of Traquere, now in the 
New Town 8 Sept. 1771 

,, Rev. James, minister of "the Gospel at Forgan, Prysbtery of St. 
Andrews, and Miss Barbara, in the New North p., d. of 
deceast Mr. William Cockburn of Kelso 17 Oct. 1773 

,, Rev. James, minr. of the Gospel at Forgan, and Miss Eliza- 
beth, St. Giles' p., d. of deceased Captn. Dougald Stewart, 
in Lord Murray's regiment 11 Nov. 1781 

„ Janet; David Jackson, baker 22 Sept. 1794 

„ John, gentleman's servant in New Kirk p., and Isobel, d. to 
John Begbie, farmer in p. of Haddington, now in Old Gray- 
friar's p. 2 Dec. 1759 
„ Maria; Thomas Ilderton of Ilderton 4 Sept. 1774 
„ Mary; James Stewart, merchant 26 July 1767 
„ Patrick, gentleman's servant in Lady Yester's p., and Elizth., 
in College Kirk p., d. of George Traill, smith in Beell, East 
Lothian 24 Apr. 1774 
„ William, merchant, and Janet, d. to John Scotland, merchant, 

both in New North p. 12 Aug. 1759 

„ William, journeyman glazier in New North p., and Helen 

Pettie, relict of Wm. Anderson, merchant in Old Kirk p. 13 Dec. 1767 
,, William, writer, New North p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased 

John Watson, merchant m Alloa 21 Oct. 1788 

,, William, corndealer, Lady Yester's p , and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased Thomas Hart, farmer at Newtoun of Sauchie 6 Mar. 1789 
,, William, late farmer at St. Ninian's, now in Lady Yester's p., 
and Jean, same p., d. of deceased Thomas Jamieson, inn- 
keeper at East Linton 28 Apr. 1795 
Burnet, Alexander, chairbearer, and Sophia, d. to John Scott, 

drummer in the City Guard, both in S. K. p. 17 May 1752 

,, Andrew, gardener in New Grayfriar's p., and Anne, d. to 
deceast John Kitchen, a labouring man at Lasswade, now 
in Lady Yester's p. 9 Dec. 1759 

,, Andrew, W.S., in New North p., and Mrs. Ann Burnett of 

Burnettfield, in the West Kirk p. 26 Apr. 1767 

„ Ann; Andrew Burnett, W.S. 26 Apr. 1767 

„ Miss Blair; John Wood, surgeon 16 Aug. 1790 

„ Christian; Alexander M'Millan, currier 18 Sept. 1768 

„ Miss Christian; James Hardie, writer 7 Nov. 1773 

„ Christian; William Robertson, merchant 1 May 1774 

„ David, shoemaker, St. Giles' p., and Anne, Old Gray Friar's p., 

d. of deceased Christopher Eason, tailor, Durham 21 Nov. 1780 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Ross, indweller 9 Feb. 1752 

,, Elizabeth; John Brown, soldier 12 Apr. 1761 

„ Elizabeth ; William Dudgeon, tailor 24 Oct. 1762 

,, George, officer of Excise in College Kirk p., and Marion, d. 
of deceast John Connell, indweller, now in Old Gray- 
friar's p. 8 Apr. 1759 
,, Grizel; Robert Hardie, baxter 7 Dec. 1752 
„ Grizel; George Monro, vintner 26 Apr. 1786 
„ Helen; Thomas Philp, sailor 17 Mar. 1765 
,, Hugh, journeyman baxter, and Elizth., d. to Wm. Laikie, 

tailor in p. of Preston, both in Tron p. 1 May 1768 

„ Mr. James, advocate in the New Kirk p., and Miss Elisabeth, 
d. of deceast . . . Farquharson, lieutenant in His Majestie's 
Train of Artillery, now in Tron p. 7 May 1758 

„ James, merchant in College Kirk p., and Christian, d. to 

deceast John Bowie 11 Sept. 1763 

„ James, of Barns, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, 2nd lawfull d. to 

late Mr. John Moir, merchant 23 July 1775 



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Burnet, James, merchant, and Helen, Old Gray Friar's p., d. of John 

Noble, deceased 30 Mar. 1777 

„ James, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Isobel, p. of Earl- 
ston, county of Selkirk, d. of Andrew Knox, weaver in 
same p. 20 July 1793 

„ James, baker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Mary, New Grayfriar's p., 

d. of deceased Andrew Kay, gardner at Newcastle 12 Oct. 1797 

„ James, merchant, Old Church p., and Sarah, Old Grayfriar's 

p., d. of . . . Stamp, innkeeper in Lewes in Sussex 7 Jan. 1799 

,, Janet; Donald Grant, porter 27 Mar. 1779 

,, Jean; William Duncan, servant 4 Feb. 1753 

„ Jean; Robert Reid, chairbearer 18 Nov. 1753 

„ Jean; John Stark, tobacconist 31 July 1768 

„ Jean; Walter Scott, watchmaker 18 Aug. 1781 

„ John, tailor in Lady Yester's p., and Miss Katharine, d. of 

deceast David Beat, writing master, now in Tron p. 14 Feb. 1762 

„ John, tailor in Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, d. to John Grieve, 

mason in Potterrow Street in West Kirk p. 2 Aug. 1772 

„ John, writer in St. Andrew p., and Miss Agnes, same p., d. of 

deceased John Wilson, town clerk of Glasgow 5 Dec. 1791 

,, John, baker, St. Andrew p., and Ann, Lady Yester's p., d. of 

George Bannister, dyer 2 Apr. 1800 

„ Katherine; Alexander M'Culloch, merchant 8 Aug. 1756 

„ Katherine; William Dunbar, wigmaker 1 May 1757 

„ Miss Katherine; William Martin, merchant 30 Oct. 1774 

„ Katherine; John M'Niven, clerk 6 June 1787 

„ Margaret; James Pratt 27 Oct. 1765 

„ Margaret; Donald Campbell, gamekeeper 6 Mar. 1788 

„ Marion; George Watt, sailor 16 Oct. 1783 

„ Martha; Peter Warden, mason 24 Apr. 1793 

„ Mary; Ebenezer Clarkson, surgeon 6 Apr. 1791 

„ Robert, shoemaker in Kirkliston, now in Tron p., and Grace, 

d. to deceast James Morison, writer in College Kirk p. 20 Dec. 1761 
„ Robert, staymaker in College Kirk p., and Elizth., d. to deceast 

Gideon Scott, drugist in Hawick 18 Dec. 1763 

„ Robert, residenter in St. Giles' p., and Elizabeth, in said p., d. 

of deceased John Ross 20 Dec. 1780 

„ Robert, painter, and Margaret, both in Old Grayfriar's p., d. of 

Peter Tinto, wright at Longniddery 2 Jan. 1798 

„ Thomas, shoemaker in College p., and Isobel, in said p., d. of 

deceased John Burges, salmon fisher in Perth 19 June 1774 

„ William, chairman in New Kirk p., and Helen, d. to deceast 

Archibald Millar, weaver at Tough, now in New Grayfreir'sp. 

27 May 1770 
„ William, journeyman shoemaker in New Grayfrier's p., 

and Mary, d. to Robert Cumming, porter in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 31 Mar. 1 77 1 
„ William, baker in the Old Kirk p., and Margaret, in Lady 

Yester's p., d. of deceased Alexander Lawson, farmer in 

Brocksburn near Dunbar 18 Sept. 1774 

„ William, mason, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Henry Black, baker in Fisherow 5 Aug. 1789 

Burns, Agnes; George Forrest, barber 3 June 1753 

„ Alexander, son to deceased George Burns, land labourer in 

Carnbie, now in S. W. p., and Margt., d. to James Wilson, 

shoemaker in New Baith, now in S. K. p. 11 May 1755 

„ Alexander, skinner burgess, and Elizth., d. to Robert Stevenson, 

flesher in Stirling, both in College Kirk p. 3 Aug. 1766 

„ Alexander, tailor, and Marion, d. of William Deans, merchant, 

both in Tolbooth p. 5 July 1767 

„ Christian; William Howie, chaise driver 30 Nov. 1797 



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Burns, David, sailmaker in Leith, and Margaret, Old Grayfriar's p., 

d. of deceased Robert Wilson, tailor in West Kirk p. 24 Aug. 1779 

„ Elizabeth; William Mitchell, baker 13 Nov. 1757 

,, Helen: John Bonar, painter 20 May 1759 

,, Helen; James Brown, joiner 9 Feb. 1788 

„ Helen; Patrick Murdoch, clerk 25 May 1799 

,, James, writer in Kelso, and Anna, same p., d. of Andrew 

Watson, surgeon in Kelso 10 Aug. 1778 

,, James, smith and ferrier, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. of William M'Gregor, chair bearer 3 Aug. 1789 

„ Janet; Francis Thomson, servant 3 Feb. 1751 

,, Jean; Charles Stewart, carpenter 28 Dec. 1778 

„ Jean; Thomas Thomson, chaise driver 13 Oct. 1784 

,, Jean; Charles Bryce, grocer 25 Jan. 1793 

„ John, lintdresser in Old Grayfreir's p., and Ann, d. to 
* deceast John Piers, weaver in Kinghorn, now in Old 

Kirk p. 5 May 1765 

,, John, writer, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of William 

Cruickshanks, candlemaker, Cannongate married 2 Jan. 1778 

,, John, mason, St. Giles' p., and Janet, St. Cuthbert's p., d. of 

James Wilson, weaver 28 Sept. 1781 

,, John, wright, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, St. Andrew p., d. of 

John Clark, day labourer 11 Nov. 1788 

,, Margaret; Alexander Fitch, bookbinder 3 Nov. 1771 

„ Marion; Benatrot Prott, servant 1 Jan. 1758 

„ Mary; James Eadie, clerk 29 Mar. 1788 

„ Robert, workman, and Lillias, d< to deceast William Hog, 

gardener in East Lothian, both in Tron p. 26 July 1759 

„ Robert, merchant, Tron p., and Jean, same p., d. to John 

Hewison, mason at Preston Pans 22 Oct. 1775 

„ Robert, printer, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, New North p., d. 

of William Fyffe, beadle in said p. 25 Sept. 1794 

„ Robert, of Westport, Lady Yester's p., and Miss Margaret, same 

p., d. of deceased Archd. Nisbet of Carfine 8 Dec. 1800 

„ Thomas, merchant, St. Andrew p., and Isabella, same p., d. of 

William Laing, farmer at Newton, Mid Lothian 9 Feb. 1795 

,, William, brewar's servant in New Grayfriar's p., and Ann 

Dalgliesh, cook in Dunfermline, now in Lady Yester's p. 26 July 1761 
,, Mr. William, minister of the Gospellat Annack, and Margaret, 

d. of deceast John Ogle, wright in Cannongate p., now in 

Tron p. 2 June 1771 

„ William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of William Alexander, stamp master in Cupar 

in Fife 16 Apr. 1800 

Burnside, Isobella; George Ainslie, chaise driver 23 Sept. 1790 

,, James, flesher, St. Giles' p., and Anne, New Kirk p., d. of 

Robert Paterson, carrier in Glasgow 23 Apr. 1784 

,, William, coach master, St. Andrew p., and Barbara March, 

same p., relict of John Harlow, in the Army 18 Mar. 1800 

Burnson, Thomas, merchant, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. of John Aitken, seaman in Leith 20 Dec. 1781 

Burny, Mary; Robert Jackson, soldier 14 Sept. r799 

Burr, Mary; James Scott, teacher 29 Aug. 1800 

Burrell, Ann; John Campbell, servant 16 May 1773 

„ Ann; Moon Chaplin, mariner 24 Sept. 1784 

„ Barbara; George Laurence, servant 4 Aug. 1754 

,, Bennet ; John Laidlaw, merchant 19 Feb. 1781 

„ Janet; Robert Brown 5 June 1787 

,, Jean; John Millar, clockmaker 26 May 1784 

„ John, stockingmaker, Lady Yester's p., and Mary, same p., d. 

of deceased Finlay M'Keatts, farmer, Perthshire 12 Oct. 1781 



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Burrell, John, smith, soldier in the Scotch Militia, Old Grayfriar's p., 
and Jean, Lady Yester's p., d. of deceased Jon. Stewart, 
glover 26 Sept. 1798 

„ Margaret; Andrew Jack, smith 24 Nov. 1800 

„ Mary; Daniel M'Lean, servant 8 June 1790 

„ Rachel; Andrew White, labourer 4 Nov. 1783 

„ See also Birrell. 
Burst, George, merchant in p. of Newburgh, and Miss Jean, d. of . ... 

Dickson, shipmaster in South Leith, now in Tron Kirk p. 23 June 1771 
Burt, Barbara; William Davidson, couper 20 Feb. 1785 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Wilson, shoemaker 5 Nov. 1769 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Miller, merchant - 20 Oct. 1785 

„ Helen; John March, weaver 15 Dec. 1771 

„ Isobell; David Dow, shoemaker 5 Nov. 1769 

„ Miss Isobella; Somervell Wilson, surgeon 1 Oct. 1790 

„ John, shoemaker, and Angus, d. to deceast Alexr. Man, 

gardener in Abbayhill, both in the New North p. 12 Jan. 1772 

„ Margaret; Alexander Sutherland, tailor 5 Aug. 1790 

„ Marion; James Drysdale, collier 12 Feb. 1798 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of George Rannie, mason at Fisherow 14 Apr. 1795 

„ Robert, apothecary, Tolbooth p., and Miss Lousia, same p., d. 

of Norman M 'Donald of Scalpa 2 Apr. 1798 

„ Robina; Thomas Brodie, macer 30 Nov. 1799 

Burton, Alexander, mason, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, in New 
North p., d. to George Morton, farmer in Swarston, Ayrshire 

21 May 1775 
„ Isobel, d. to deceast Robt. Burton, innkeeper in North Berwick, 
and Andrew Cuthbert, journeyman smith, both in Lady 
Yester's p. 28 Sept. 1766 

„ James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Katharine, 

same p., d. of Hugh Munro, deceased, farmer in Dingwall 16 Feb. 1790 
„ Miss Janet; Patrick Rolland, merchant 14 July 1783 

„ John, skiner in S. W. p., and Jean Muir, relict of John Semple 

(Temple), baxter in Dalhousie, now in S. S. E. p. 16 Aug. 1752 

,, John, skinner, and Marion, d. of deceased John Greive, dyster 

in Lugtoun, both in S. S. E. p. 23 Mar. 1755 

„ Margaret; William Sutherland, servant 17 Apr. 1790 

„ Marion; Henry Galbraith, printer 30 May 1756 

„ Mary; Archibald Shead, wright 8 June 1760 

„ Mary; Captain Napier Christie 31 Mar. 1782 

„ Samuel, in the Royal Welsh Fuziliers, now lying in the Castle 
of Edinburgh, and Sarah, d. to Win. Gun, tailor at New- 
castle, now in New Grayfreir's p. 8 May 1768 
„ William, merchant, and Janet, both in Tron p., d. of James 

Ballantine, labourer at Eddelston, near Peebles 27 Feb. 1798 

Bushnill, Frances; John Oliver, horse dealer 14 June 1772 

Bustard, Richard, merchant in London, and Miss Isobella, in New 

Kirk p., d. of William Hall, tailor 25 Sept. 1774 

Butchard, Mary; Alexander Graham, shoemaker 1 May 1779 

Butler, Jean; Hugh Tough, mariner 9 May 1794 

„ Thomas, musician, Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased Jo. Capelman, West India captain 2 Sept. 1780 

Butter, Miss Agnes; John Halkerston, writer 31 Dec. 1787 

„ Miss Anna; John Biggar, linen manufacturer 20 June 1756 

„ Christian; William M'Leod, soldier 16 Dec. 1784 

,, Elizabeth; William M'Intosh, flaxdresser 3 Apr. 1774 

„ Grissell; Benjamin Pillans, tailor 23 June 1789 

,, Miss Helen; George Andrew, writer 23 Apr. 1781 

„ Miss Helen; Robert Brown of Milnhead 16 June 1784 

„ Mrs. Helen; Lieut. Mungo Fleming 20 Apr. 1795 



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Butter, Henry, of Pitlochree in New Kirk p , and Miss Kathrine, d. of 

deceast Peter Hay of Leyes, now in Lady Yester's p. 18 May 1766 

„ James, butcher in Inverkeitliing, now in St. Andrew p., and 
Margt., same p., d. of John Colston, salt officer in Inver- 
keithing 6 Sept. 1792 

„ Janet; Donald M'Intosh, lintdresser 20 May 1764 

„ Janet; Robert Martin 18 Nov. 1764 

„ Miss Janet; John Campbell (Glenfalloch) 12 June 1788 

„ Janet; John M'Lean, bookbinder 30 Sept. 1791 

„ Miss Jean; Archibald Campbell, writer 16 Mar. 1791 

„ John, workman, and Catherine, d. to James Petrie, soldier in 

the Castle of Edinburgh, both in N. N. K. p. 24 June 1753 

„ Katherine; Daniel Stuart, merchant 8 Jan. 1764 

„ Miss Katherine; Nicol Stuart, merchant 18 Oct. 1772 

„ Margaret; James Bell, white iron smith 27 Feb. 1757 

,, Margaret; William Gardner, shoemaker 10 Apr. 1763 

„ Margaret; David Cook, shoemaker 13 Nov. 1779 

„ Margaret; James Conochar, labourer 18 Oct. 1780 

„ Margaret; John Campbell, soldier 24 Nov. 1785 

„ Margaret; James Foord, coach driver 10 Jan. 1793 

„ Mary; James Thomson, merchant 8 Feb. 1756 

„ Peter, sherriff officer in Old Church p., and Isobel, same p., d. 

to deceased James Campbell, merchant in Broad Alben 15 Jan. 1775 
„ Robert, porter in N. K. p., and Christian, d. of deceased Daniell 

M'Beath, farmer in p. of Blair Athole, now in N. W. p. 3 June 1753 
„ Robert, gardener, and Margt., d. to John Young, gardener at 

Ingleston in Kirkliston p., now both in New North p. 27 Jan. 1765 

„ Robert, reedmaker, New North p., and Alison, same p., d. of 

Thomas Gibson, weaver 19 June 1783 

„ William, wright in N. K. p., and Miss Jean, d. of deceased . .' . 
M'Farlane of Gartartan in shire of Dunbartan,now in S.E. p. 

16 Feb. 1755 
Butterwith, John, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same p., 

d. of deceased Archd. Hardie, stabler 13 Jan. 1785 

Button, William, weaver in College p., and Janet, St. Andrew p., d. 

of William Hume, carrier in Kirkcaldy 21 Dec. 1797 

Byers, Janet; Andrew Lamb, candlemaker 1 Dec. 1751 

„ Jean; James Summers, workman 20 Oct. 1754 

„ William, soldier in the 4th regiment, Scotch Militia, Edinburgh 
Castle, and Janet, Tolbooth p., d. of Adam Scott, labourer, 
p. of Yarrow 20 Dec. 1800 

Caddel, Miss Anne; Jacob Grimbes Richardson 10 June 1788 

„ Miss Christian; Benjamin Mathie, writer 18 Aug. 1797 

„ Nancy; Alexander Johnstone, spirit dealer 12 Aug. 1789 

„ William, potter in Prestonpans, and Miss Margt., d. to John 

English, merchant, now in Tolbooth p. 3 Feb. 1760 

„ William, mason, Old Kirk p., and Cumberland, Tron Kirk p., 

d. of deceased Mungo Malcom, brushmaker 16 Nov. 1787 

Caichen, Mrs. Agnes; George Bruce, minature painter 7 Jan. 1797 

Caird, Mary; Patrick Gordon, teacher 7 Sept. 1781 

Cairle, Mary; John Hair, chapman 11 Sept. 1790 

Cairncross, Miss Elizabeth ; Andrew Ronaldson, writer 3 Dec. 1784 

„ Mr. George, agent for the Church of Scotland, in St. Andrew 
p., and Mrs. Rachel Spence, same p., relict of William 
Morris of Breeryhill 29 Aug. 1792 

„ Isobell; John Paxton, servant • 8 May 1757 

„ Isobell; John Slorach, tailor 1 Nov. 1761 

„ James, carter in New Grayfrier's p., and Jean, d. to Wm. 

Caldwalls, weaver in p. of Cranston , 8 Nov. 1772 

„ James, slater, Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of deceased 

William Espline, carrier in Portsburgh 25 Oct. 1782 



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Cairncross, Margaret; Findlay M'Bain, soldier 24 Aug. 1781 

„ Miss Margaret; William Murray, writer 12 Feb. 1783 

„ William, baker, Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of deceased 

David Taylor, carter near Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1784 

Cairnie, Robert, weaver, son to William Cairnie, coupar in Brughton 

loan head, and Margt., d. to Wm. Greig, residenter in 

Frazersburgh, now in Tron p. 3 Feb. 1760 

Cairns, Agnes; James Forsyth, shoemaker 9 May 1762 

„ Andrew/journeyman wright in N. E. p., and Sarah, d. to James 

Brodie, tenent in the p. of Gordon, in N. N. K. p. 12 May 1751 

„ Andrew, wool merchant, Old Gray Friar's p., and Christian, 

same p., d. of deceased James Hill, weaver in Pittenweem 

12 Sept. 1785 
„ Barbara; James Brown, porter 5 June 1789 

„ Betty; James Liddell, servant 10 May 1772 

,, Christian; John Collier 1 Mar. 1761 

„ Elizabeth; George Edmonstone, cabinetmaker 25 Aug. 1776 

„ Elizabeth ; Thomas Berry, smith 19 May 1778 

„ Elizabeth; John Shier, smith 30 Nov. 1782 

„ Elizabeth ; Alexander Paxton, smith 10 Mar. 1800 

„ Euphan ; Matthew Muir, gardener 18 Aug. 1776 

„ 'Helen; David Friar, ostler 28 Dec. 1760 

„ Isobel; Thomas Dobson, shoemaker 27 Apr. 1760 

„ Isobel; John Dun, farmer 2 Sept. 1784 

„ James, manufacturer, and Minnie, both in Old Grayfriar's p., 

d. of deceased John Maxton, butcher in Kirkcaldy 9 Mar. 1798 

„ Janet; William Hay, porter 27 June 1762 

„ Janet; Andrew Milne, weaver 28 Aug. 1774 

„ Janet; James Watson, miller 19 June 1781 

„ Janet; Thomas Lind, corn dealer 1 Sept. 1791 

„ Jean; John Harrower, weaver 6 June 1762 

„ John, taylor, and Catharin, d. to David Lind, shoemaker in 

South Leith, now both in N. E. p. 14 July 175 1 

„ John, flesher, and Christian, d. to deceast Alexr. Clark, flesher, 

both in New Kirk p. 15 June 1760 

„ John, flesher in New Kirk p., and Jean, d. to deceast Jas. 

Hamilton, factor to Lord Glasgow, now in College Kirk p. 30 Oct. 1 768 
„ John, gentleman's servant, and Elizabeth, d. to deceased 

Alexander Rutherfoord, smith in'Calton 4 June 1775 

„ John, servant, New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

Nicol Sheil, farmer in p. of Eccles 28 May 1781 

„ Margaret; James Dudgeon, servant 23 Oct. 1768 

„ Marion; George Deans, furrier 27 Oct. 1786 

„ Mary ; James Miller, glover 12 May 1751 

„ Mary; Daniel Cameron, barber 21 Sept. 1766 

„ Mary; Arthur Millar, dyster 18 Aug. 1771 

„ Mary; Alexander Ogilvie, surgeon n July 1773 

„ Melvein; William Kay, wright 15 Sept. 1754 

„ Melvil ; James Kennedy, wright 8 May 1774 

„ Robert, journeyman wright in S. E. p., and Kath., d. of 

deceased William Inglis, innkeeper in Cramond, now in 

S. S. W. p. 16 Nov. 1755 

„ Robert, smith, and Barbara, d. of deceast James Murray, dyster, 

both in College Kirk p. 15 Nov. 1772 

„ Violet; John M'Millan, printer 7 Apr. 1765 

Cairnton, Ann; John Minty, writer 14 Nov. 1797 

„ James, spirit dealer, High Church p., andHelen Torrance, same 

p., relict of Robert Adie, macer to the Custom House 

12 June 1800 
„ Robert, smith, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

George Young, gentleman 29 Mar. 1787 



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Caitch, Agnes; Samuel Houghton, profile painter 6 Sept. 

Caitcheon, Agnes; Robert Moncrieff, apothecary 2 Nov. 

„ See also Ketchen. 
Caithness, Edward, merchant in Tolboothp.,and Euphan,d.todeceast 

. . . Arnot, surgeon in Couper of Fyfe, at present in South 

Leith 1 Dec. 

„ James, mariner, and Elspeth, d. to Magnus Charles, farmer in 

Kirkwall, both in the N. E. p. 3 May 

Calder, Agnes ; William Watson, coupar 26 Apr. 

„ Alexander, baker, and Elizabeth, d. of deceast Niel Smith, 

soldier in H.M. 7th regiment of dragoons, both in the New 

Grayfrier's p. 10 Apr. 

„ Alexander, of Lynager, Tolbooth p., and Barbara, d. to Mr. John 

Gray, writer, Haddington 2 June 

„ Alexander, day labourer in New Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, in 

same p., d. of Alexr. Ross, farmer at Tain 21 Oct. 

„ Charles, shoemaker, and Magdalen, d. to deceast William 

Barclay, mathematicall instrument maker, both in Tron p. 9 July 
,, Charles, merchant, Lady Yester's p., and Jean, in Dudding- 

stone p., d. of Archibald Graham, gardener at Preston 

Hall 27 Apr. 

,, Charles, grocer, Lady Yester's p., and Dorathea, same p , d. of 

George Broadfoot, dyer in Moffat 23 July 

„ Charles, with Mr. Tibbets, hatmaker, Old Kirk p., and Miss 

Margaret, same p., d. of the said Mr. Tibbets 3 Apr. 

„ Esther; Henry Dallohy, heckler 3 July 

„ George, journeyman shoemaker, and Ann, d. to Alexr. Leckie, 

gardener at Dunferlane, both in N. E. p. 22 Oct. 

„ Grizel; John M'Farlane, glazier 22 Dec. 

„ Helen; David Rattray, wright 14 Feb. 

„ Helen ; James Gardiner, merchant 23 Oct. 

„ Isobel; Charles Rhynd, merchant 3 June 

„ Isobel; Alexander Bain, cotton spinner 9 Mar. 

,, James, servant to James Loch of Drylaw, and Margt., d. of 

deceased Pat. Cockburn, tide waiter in Alloa, now both in 

S. S. W. p. 17 Sept. 

,, James, weighhouse porter, and Matty, Tolbooth p., d. to John 

M'Kenzie, farmer, deceased 22 Oct. 

,, James, baker, St. Andrew p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

deceased William f Alexander, merchant in Air 12 May 

„ James, tailor, Old Church p., and Barbara, same p., d. of 

deceased Daniel Drummond, late shipmaster at Alloa 27 Aug. 
„ Miss Jean; Walter Russell, merchant 23 Aug. 

„ Jean ; Alexander Turreff, mason • 3 May 

„ John, merchant in New Grayfrier's p., and Elizth., d. to William 

Lauther, farmer at Traquair 1 1 Oct. 

„ John, sawer of wood, Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, 

New Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased Alexr. Kedzlie, farmer at 

Tranent 6 Aug. 

„ Joseph, grocer in Old Gray Friar's p., and Marion, in New 

Gray Friar's p., d. of deceased James Dunn, cabinetmaker 

at Lauriston 21 Apr. 

,, Robert, mason, p. of St. Giles, and Janet, Tolbooth p., d. of 

deceased Richard Charles, wright 18 Mar. 

Calderhead, Thomas, labourer, Tolbooth p., and Isabel, same p., d. 

of Alexr. Philip, labourer in p. of Queensferry 15 Aug. 

Calderwood, Miss Ann; James Durham of Largo 21 Jan. 

„ Janet; David Gordon, servant 15 Nov. 

,, John, porter in Tron p., and Isobel, in Old Kirk p., d. to Robert 

Hamilton, weaver in Spot 17 Mar. 

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Calderwood, William, of Polton, major of the 1st troop of Horse 

Guards, p of St. Giles, and Mrs. Anne Oliphant Kinlocb, 

widow of George Oliphant Kinloch of Kinloch 21 Feb. 1780 

Caldwell, Agnes; Hugh Glass, servant 1 May 1787 

„ Andrew, couper in Old Kirk p., and Katharine, d. to deceast 

Daniel Cameron, shoemaker in Lady Yester's p. 27 Jan. 1771 

„ Andrew, couper, Old Grayfriar's p., and Mary, New Kirk p., 

d. of John Napier, baker 5 May 1778 

,, Isobell ; William Hart, ostler 3 Apr. 1768 

„ John, confectioner, College Kirk p., and Alison, same p., d. of 

Charles Sanderson, mason, Cannongate 29 Oct. 1784 

,, Thomas, journeyman wright in S. S. E. p., and Isobell, d. to 

deceased John Guthrie, surgeon in Queensferry, now in 

S. W. p. 7 June 1752 

„ Thomas, journeyman wright, and Mary, d. to deceast David 

Crookshank, brewer in Linlithgow, both in Lady Yester's p. 

23 Sept. 1770 
Caldwells, George, hostler, New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same 

p., d. of deceased John Anderson, farmer, near Culross 3 May 1787 
„ Isobell; George Moffat, wheelwright 20 Oct. 1751 

„ Jean; James Cairncross, carter 8 Nov. 1772 

,, Jean; John Currie, shoemaker 14 Feb. 1773 

,, Jean; Edward Evans, soldier 19 Nov. 1798 

„ Thomas, journeyman wright, and Ann, d. to Wm. Tait, smith 

in Peebles, now both in Old Grayfreir's p. 20 Nov. 1768 

Callender, Alexander, and Margaret, d. to Peter Cushie, farmer in 

Aberdeen, both servants to Captain Henry Sinclair of Long- 

formachus, both in N. N. K. p. 11 Mar. 1753 

„ Andrew, hairdresser, Old Gray Friar's p., and Christian, St. 

Andrew Kirk p., d. of George Forrest, barber 21 Aug. 1789 

„ Ann; William Hannay, writer 16 June 1754 

„ Miss Ann; Robert Callender, surgeon 20 Jan. 1789 

„ Christian; Robert Wat, carpenter 9 Mar. 1766 

„ Clementina; Thomas Myles, weaver 26 Sept. 1762 

„ David, a brewer's servant, and Eupham, d. to Alexander Pett, 

indweller, both in New Grayfreir's p. 13 Nov. 1757 

,, Miss Elizabeth; John Maxwell, merchant 29 Feb. 1756 

„ Elizabeth; Peter Ewart 29 July 1764 

,, Miss Emelia; Dr. Samuel Aldwell 12 Jan. 1766 

„ George, wright in New Grayfreir's p., and Christian, d. to 

George Baird, farmer at North Clarmiston, in the West 

Kirk p. 31 Mar. 1771 

„ Grizel; James Mitchell, printer 26 Apr. 1791 

„ Miss Helen; John Campbell, W.S. 16 Nov. 1779 

„ Isobell; William Balloch, fresher 4 Mar. 1783 

,, John, shoemaker in Old Grayfriar's*p., and Janet, d. to deceast 

John Colin, farmer at North Leith, now in New North p. 6 Apr. 1760 
„ Lillias; James Scott, shoemaker 4 Dec. 1779 

„ Marion; John Roch, staymalcer 8 May 1757 

,, Marjorie; Alexander Anderson, chairman 8 Aug. 1773 

„ Robert, surgeon, St. Andrew p., and Miss Anne, same p., d. of 

John Callender, seedsman in Newcastle 20 Jan. 1789 

„ William, jun., baxter in S. W. p., and Margt., d. to deceased 

Walter Fleming, merchant, now in Portsburgh, in the West 

Kirk p. 14 Apr. 1754 

„ William, servant in Dalmeny, and Anne M'Lean, same p. 5 May 1779 
„ William, writer, Tolbooth p., and Miss Barbara, St. Andrew p., 

d. of deceased Mr. Jas. Davidson, rector of the Grammour 

School at Dalmeny . 18 Oct. 1796 

Callie, William, tailor, Tron p., and Jean, p. of St. Giles, d. of deceased 

John Moir, flaxdresser 25 Sept. 1780 



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Callum (Callam), Ann; Robert Hutton, labourer 17 Aug. 1796 

„ Charles, son of Alexr. Callam, farmer at Digelly, and Elizt., d. 
of deceased Wm. Baillie,farmerat Penston,bothin N.N. K. p. 

5 July 1752 
„ Janet; Alexander Lauder, smith 27 Jan. 1754 

„ John, weaver, New Gray Friar's p., and Catharine, same p., d. 

of John Walker, stabler 4 Sept. 1778 

„ Margaret; George Touch, wright 20 June 1762 

,, Robert, journeyman mason in the New Extended Royalty, and 

Elizth., in Old Church p., d. of deceast John Crawford, 

shoemaker in Kilrennyp. in Fifeshire 16 May 1773 

Cally, Elizabeth; David Taylor, mariner 12 June 1793 

Calmonack, Agnes; William Anderson, labourer 7 Nov. 1783 

Cameron, Agnes; Donald Morison 26 May 1771 

„ Agnes; William Sutherland, labourer 23 Oct. 1787 

„ Agnes; Daniel Macferdinand, hairdresser 24 Aug. 1792 

„ Alexander, chairman in Old Kirk p., and Jean, d. to deceast 

William M'Culloch, farmer in Strathspey, now in Lady 

Yester's p. 20 Aug. 1769 

„ Alexander, merchant in Tolbooth p., and Margaret, d. to Thomas 

Dick, deacon of the shoemakers, now in Tron p. 16 Dec. 1770 

„ Alexander, tailor, and Beatrix,d. of deceased Archibald Mowbray, 

land surveyor in South Leith, both in the Tron p. 7 June 1772 

„ Alexander, plaisterer, New Church p., and Helen, same p., d. 

to deceased Alexr. Jamieson, day labourer 2 June 1776 

„ Alexander, chairbearer, p. of Canongate, and Margaret, Tron 

p., d. of John Robertson, day labourer, Perth 20 Sept. 1779 

„ Alexander, soldier in the City Guard in Old Kirk p., and Anne, 

same p., d. of Alexander Dewar, day labourer in p. of Dull, 

shire of Perth 31 May 1792 

„ Alexander, spirit dealer in Tron p , and Isabella, College Kirk 

p., d. of deceased Geo. Murray, farmer at Hutton Bells, 

Berwickshire 7 Nov. 1792 

„ Alexander, Chelsea pensioner, New North p., and Elisabeth 

Fraser, same p., relict of FinlayM 'Donald, Chelsea pensioner 3 July 1794 
„ Alexander, soldier in the Scotch Brigade, Old Grayfriar's p., 

and Marion, College Kirk p., d. of David Robertson, quarrier 

at the Water of Leith 12 Mar. 1796 

„ Alexander, shoemaker, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. of deceased Peter Andrew, maltman at Perth 28 Nov. 1796 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant, and Margaret, both in St. 

Andrew p., d. of deceased Alexr. Halket, shipmaster at 

Fraserburgh 18 May 1797 

„ Alexander, printer, and Janet, both in Old Church p., d. of 

deceased John M'Douga), porter 9 Oct. 1797 

„ Alexander, solicitor at law, Tolbooth p., and Miss Mary, same 

p., youngest d. of Mr. John Pierie, lieutenant in the Navy 24 Oct. 1800 
„ Allan, shoemaker in Old Grayfriar's p , and Anne, d. to deceast 

James Lewis, a travelling merchant, now in New Kirk p. 18 Nov. 1764 
„ Allan, soldier in the 58th regiment, commanded Colonel 

Cunningham, and Elizt, d. of deceast John M'Gregor, 

farmer in the Island in p. of Cowal, both in New Kirk p. 4 Mar. 1770 
„ Allan, residenter, Old Kirk p., and Anna Maria, same p., d. of 

deceased Thomas Folley, residenter in the Isle of Wight 10 May 1782 
„ Angus, chairbearer in College Kirk p., and Kathne., d. to 

deceast Donald Cameron, farmer in Lochaber, now in New 

Kirk p. 6 Nov. 1768 

„ Angus, Guard soldier, Old Kirk p., and Grizael, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexr. Stewart, farmer in Perthshire 28 Mar. 1782 

„ Angus, farmer, College Kirk p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

deceased . . . Kennedy, farmer in Inverness-shire 25 June 1782 



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Cameron, Angus, soldier in the West Fencibles, Castle of Edinburgh, 

and Margaret, College Kirk p., d. of deceased Daniel 

M'Gregor, day laborer 22 Alar. 1783 

„ Angus, water bearer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of John Ross, day labourer 9 Apr. 1793 

„ Andrew, tailor, and Margaret, d. to deceast James Drumond, 

physician, both in Lady Yester's p. 27 Dec. 1761 

„ Ann; Charles Tyrie, shoemaker 7 Jan. 1759 

„ Anne; John Hill, chaise driver J4 Sept. 1766 

„ Ann; William Touch, staymaker 18 Nov. 1770 

„ Annie; Allan Masterton 21 June 1772 

„ Ann; Alexander Aitkine 6 Dec. 1772 

„ Ann; Peter Sellars, tailor 27 Aug. 1775 

„ Annie; John Cameron, soldier 28 May 1778 

„ Anne; Hugh Cameron, servant 15 Dec. 1779 

„ Anne; John Fraser, labourer 15 Feb. 1787 

„ Anne; James Fraser, servant 12 Feb. 1788 

„ Anne; John Ross, serjant City Guard 22 Dec. 1790 

„ Ann; James Grant, servant 26 Oct. 1793 

„ Ann; John Peddel, cook 28 Sept. 1796 

„ Ann; James Mitchell, gardener 23 Jan. 1797 

„ Archibald, chair bearer in Old Kirk p., and Elizabeth, d. to 

John Stewart, tailor in Cannongate, now in College Kirk p. 

19 Nov. 1769 
„ Archibald, gentleman's servant, and Elizabeth, d. to Thomas 

Steven, farmer at Damhead in Ayrshire, both in Tolbooth p. 

18 Apr. 1773 
„ Archibald, day laborer, New Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased Alexr. Riddle, day laborer, county of 

Aberdeen 7 May 1784 

„ Benjamin, tailor, Old Church p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

James Ogilvie, farmer, p. of Birnie, Banffshire 8 Apr, 1799 

„ Catherine; Donald M'Gregor, printer 12 June 1795 

,, Christian; Alexander Ogg, labourer 12 Aug. 1764 

„ Christian; William Campbell, servant 23 Apr. 1782 

„ Christiana; Thomas Ingham, preacher 21 Aug. 1797 

„ Colin, spirit dealer, New North p., and Charlotte, St. Andrew p., 

d. of Duncan M'Kinzie, mason in Canongate 11 Oct. 1798 

„ Daniel, indweller, and Euphame, d. to Grigor Campbell, 

farmer in Jura, both in S. E. p. 28 Dec. 1755 

„ Daniel, merchant, and Katharine, d. to James Wood, shoe- 
maker in Largo, both in College Kirk p. 3 Jan. 1762 
„ Daniel, journeyman barber in Old Kirk p., and Mary, d. to 

deceast Robt. Cairns, flesher, now in College Kirk p. 21 Sept. 1766 
,, Daniel, tailor, Tron p., and Fanny, same p., d. of James Schaw, 

farmer in Badenoch 9 May 1778 

„ Daniel, flesher, Old Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of Francis 

Hutcheson, Excise officer in Dunfermline 27 Jan. 1784 

„ Daniel, shoemaker, Old Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d of 

William Graham, fishmonger 26 Nov. 1789 

„ David, mariner, New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of Cornilius Johnston, couper 10 July 1784 

„ Donald, chair bearer, and Isobel, d. to deceast John Sinclair, 

farmer in p. of Killin, both in Tron p. 31 Dec 1769 

„ Donald, gentleman's servant in Canongate, and Katharine, 

servant in College Kirk p., d. of deceast John Nicolson, 

farmer in p. of Innerbrackie, Ross-shire 13 Feb. 1774 

„ Donald, late of Delaney's regiment, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of deceased Dr. Archd. Cameron in Lochaber 12 Nov. 1784 
,, Donald, day labourer in Old Kirk p., and Margaret, Tron p., 

d. of John Robertson, flesh porter 25 Jan. 1792 



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Cameron, Donald, of Lochiel, St. Andrew p., and Miss Anne, same p., 

eldest d. of Lieut. -General Ralph Abercrombie of Tillibody 21 Apr. 1795 
,, Duncan, journeyman mason, and Janet, d. to Donald Cameron, 
• tenant in Currie in p. of Fortingall, both in Old Kirk p. 16 Oct. 1768 

,, Duncan, waiter, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, Lady Yester's p., 

d. of John M'Auley, smith 23 Dec. 1783 

„ Duncan, day laborer, New Gray Friar's p., and Anne, same p., 

d. of John M'Donald, farmer, Perthshire 9 June 1784 

,, Miss Eleanora; Colin M'Lean, 74th regiment 19 Dec. 1787 

„ Elizabeth; John M'Keddy, soldier 12 Sept. 1762 

,, Elizabeth: David Walker, sawyer 10 Sept. 1775 

,, Elizabeth; Angus M'Intosh, chair bearer 23 May 1782 

„ Elizabeth; Hugh Grant, porter 30 May 1783 

,, Elizabeth; John Manners, painter 2 Nov. 1790 

,, Farquhar, day labourer, Tolbooth Kirk p., and Margaret, d. of 

William Cameron, tailor, same p. 3 Apr. 1789 

,, Finlay, soldier in the City Guard, New Grayfriar's p., and 

Janet, same p., d. of Hector M'Leod, Chelsea pentioner 5 June 1789 
,, Flora; Daniel Stewart, labourer 19 Mar. 1787 

„ Flora; Alexander Fraser, labourer 18 Aug. 1788 

,, Florence; Thomas Hastie, tailor 10 June 1783 

,, Francis, hattmaker, and Isobel, d. to Patrick Douglas, baker in 

Portsburgh, both in College Kirk p. 17 Feb. 1760 

„ Helen; John Reid, servant 22 May 1800 

,, Hugh; upholsterer in Tron p., and Primrose Miller in Old 

Grayfrier's p., relict of John M'Farlane, quartermaster in 

Lord Aberdour's regiment of light horse 27 June 1773 

„ Hugh, stabler, Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased David Murray, innkeeper 14 May 1778 

,, Hugh, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Anne Cameron, 

New Grayfriar's p., d. of Alexander Cameron, farmer, 

Argyleshire 15 Dec. 1779 

„ Hugh, fiaxdresser, Old Gray Friar's p., and Mally, same p., d. 

of deceased George Finlason, mason at Fenton, E. Lothian 

1 Mar. 1784 
„ Hugh, musician, Lady Yester's p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

John Mercer, day labourer in Dunfermline 22 Mar. 1790 

„ Hugh, soldier in the 1st Fencible regiment, and Katharine, 

both in Tolbooth Kirk p., d. of Alexr. Fraser, water bearer 

20 Mar. 1798 
„ Isobel; Donald M'Pherson, gardener 13 Jan. 1784 

„ Isobel; Andrew Edeford, smith 9 June 1794 

,, James, indweller in the Tolbooth p., and May, d. of deceast 

John Farqhurson, farmer in p. of Tully, now in Old Kirk p. 

16 Apr. 1758 
„ James, gentleman's servant, and Jean, d. to Mathew Martin, 

miliar at Peper Miln, both in Lady Yester's p. 20 Jan. 1771 

,, James, musician in Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of John 

Campbell, day labourer at Queen's Ferry 25 Apr. 1792 

„ James, servant to Mr. Hugh Cameron, hotel keeper, Old Kirk 

p., and Christian, same p., d. of Andrew Simpson, residenter 

at Jock's Lodge . 7 Aug. 1795 

„ Janet; John Scott, chairman 3 Feb. 175 1 

„ Janet; Kenneth Morrison, hatter 7 Dec. 1766 

„ Janet; Duncan Cameron, mason 16 Oct. 1768 

„ Janet; David Millar, tailor 21 Feb. 1773 

„ Janet; Alexander M'Gregor, chairbearer 1 Oct. 1775 

„ Janet; James Barnet, sailor 18 Feb. 1783 

„ Miss Janet; Duncan Gray, merchant 11 Apr. 1788 

„ Janet; Duncan Robertson, tailor 26 Nov. 1788 

„ Janet; Alexander Campbell, weaver 20 Aug. 1789 



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Cameron, Janet; Laurence Houston, auctioneer 9 Sept. 1799 

„ Jean; Donald Cameron, labourer 26 Jan. 1777 

„ Jean; Duncan Robertson, hairdresser 23 Feb. 1785 

„ Jean; John Robertson, waiter 23 May 1794 

,, Miss Jean; Captain Allan M'Lean 5 May 1800 

,, John, chair master in N. K. p., and Jacobina, d. to Hugh 

Samuell, journeyman wright in N. W. p, 16 Feb. 1752 

„ John, son to deceast James Cameron, malster in Dunkeld, and 
Elizabeth, d. to deceast James Ironside, farmer in Banff- 
shire, both in the College Kirk p. 22 July 1759 

„ John, shoemaker in New Grayfriar's p., and Isobel M'Gregor, 

relict of Patrick Campbell, waterman in Lady Yester's p. 4 May 1760 

,, John, Chelsea pensioner in College Kirk p., and Janet Young, 
relict of Andw. Glasgow, miliar in East Calder, now in Old 
Grayfriar's p. 1 May 1763 

,, John, workman in New Kirk p., and Janet, d. to Duncan 
M'Gregor, Chelsea pensioner in p. of Fortingill, now in Old 
Grayfreir's p. 5 May 1765 

„ John, dyer in Lady Yesters p., and Margaret, d. of deceast 

Hugh Cameron, farmer at Fort William, in Tron p. 21 May 1769 

,, John, gentleman's servant, and Janet, d. to Stephen Hunter, 

labouring man in p. of Prestonpans, in New North p. 26 Nov. 1769 

„ John, indweller in New Kirk p., and Mary Richardson, relict 

of Charles M'Donald, grocer in College Kirk p. 2 Dec. 1770 

„ John, a gentleman's servant in Old Grayfrier's p., and Mary, d. 
to deceast John Thomson, mason in p. of Whitekirk, now 
in Lady Yester's p. 8 Dec. 1771 

„ John, journeyman smith in Old Grayfrier's p., and Isabel, 
servant in Caltonhill Street, d. of Thos. Spence, shoemaker 
in Moffat 3 1 Oct. 1773 

„ John, baker, residenter, and Margaret, p. of South Leith, d. of 

Wm. Hunter, day labourer at Newbottle 19 May 1778 

„ John, Town Guard soldier, Old Kirk p., and Annie, same p., d. of 

deceased Hugh Cameron, farmer at Ranoch 28 May 1778 

„ John, vintner, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret Stenhouse, 

relict of . . . Geddes, vintner in Kirkcaldy 23 May 1783 

„ John, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Grissel, Old Gray- 
friar's p., d. of deceased John M'Naughton, farmer in Glen 
Lyon, county of Perth 2 Dec. 1784 

„ John, sergt. in 3rd regiment foot guards, College Kirk p., and 
Mary, New Gray Friar's p., d. of James Crawford, day 
laborer 3° Aug. 1786 

„ John, wright, Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

Donald M'Donald, spirit dealer 28 July 1788 

„ John, spirit dealer, Old Kirk p., and Christian, College Kirk p., 
d. of deceased Donald M'Donald, miller at Urlar Bolfracks, 
county of Perth 22 Nov. 1788 

„ John, hat manufacturer, Tron p., and Margaret, now in Glasgow, 

d. of . . . Haig, shipmaster at Alloa 4 July 1796 

„ John, soldier, 4th Fencibles, Edinburgh Castle, and Katharine, 
New North p., d. of William Campbell, residenter in Dundee 

17 Apr. 1797 

„ John, mason, New North p., and Jane, same p., d. of James . 

White, mariner in Aberdeen 27 Aug. 1798 

„ John, labourer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Katharine, same p., d. 

of Donald M'Callum, farmer in ... , Perthshire 24 Jan. 1799 

„ Katherina; John M'Gregor, City Guard 8 June 1766 

„ Katherine; John Campbell, porter 17 May 1767 

„ Katherine; Angus Cameron, chairbearer 6 Nov. 1768 

„ Katherine; Robert Shirray 7 Oct. 1770 

. „ Katherine; Andrew Caldwell, couper 27 Jan. 1771 

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Cameron, Miss Katherine; Captain Alexander M'Lean 27 Mar. 1780 

„ Katherine; Angus M'Kinnon, labourer " 8 Aug. 1786 

„ Katherine; Donald M'Callum, tailor 1 Feb. 1787 

„ Katherine; John Lambert, weaver 4 May 1791 

,, Katherine; Duncan M'Pherson, publican 19 May 1790 

„ Katherine; Daniel Ross, servant , 5 June 1798 

,, Margaret; John Oliphant, sawyer 3 June 1759 

,, Margaret; John Menzies, shoemaker 31 Aug. 1766 

„ Margaret; James Fisher, porter 3 Jan. 1768 

„ Margaret; John Cameron, dyer 21 May 1769 

„ Margaret; Kenneth M'Kenzie, gardener 11 Nov. 1770 

,, Margaret; Alexander Gray, plasterer • 30 Dec. 1770 

,, Margaret; John M'Donald, shoemaker 30 Oct. 1779 

„ Margaret; William Sutherland, labourer 19 Aug. 1783 

„ Margaret; Donald Cameron 12 Nov. 1784 

„ Margaret; John Forbes, tailor 22 Nov. 1786 

,, Margaret; Mungo Forbes, drover 5 Sept. 1788 

,, Margaret; Farquhar Cameron, labourer 3 Apr. 1789 

„ Margaret; Charles Wilson, brushmaker 19 Jan. 1792 

,, Marjorie; John Fleeming, liotdresser 11 Aug. 1765 

,, Mary; Duncan Smith, workman 24 Sept. 1752 

„ Mary; Donald Campbell, City Guard 16 Feb. 1766 

,, Mary; Alexander Orrock, basketmaker 2 Nov. 1766 

„ Mary; Hathorn Thomson, servant 16 Mar. 1784 

,, Mary ; Thomas Jack, flesher 17 May 1790 

„ Mary; Hugh Stewart, mason 15 Oct. 1792 

„ Mary: James Niddry, trunkmaker 5 Apr. 1793 

„ May; Angus Robertson, painter 8 Dec. 1789 

„ May; Thomas Mackay, soldier 2 Sept. 1796 
„ Niell, servant to Lewis Cameron, weaver in Stirling, and Isobell, 

d. to John Henderson, shoemaker, both in Old Kirk p. 4 May 1760 
„ Patrick, indweller in Tron p., and Elesabeth, d. to John 

Cromertie, mariner in Orkney, now in Tolbooth p. 10 June 1764 
„ Peter, plaisterer, St. Andrew p., and Isobella, Old Gray Friar's 

p., d. of John Berry, quarrier at Slatefoord 26 Feb. 1787 

„ Rachel; William Aitken, smith 25 Oct. 1761 

,, Robert, writer, College Kirk p., and Miss Helen, same p., d. of « 

John Swanston, clerk in the General Post Office 6 June 1780 

,, Samuell, chairbearer, and Margt., now in Edinburgh, d. of 

Daniel M'Lean, farmer 31 Aug. 1777 

,, Sarah; John Drummond, weaver 23 Jan. 1763 

,, Sarah; James Davie, plasterer 27 Aug. 1769 

„ Sibella; Roderick M'Andrew, chairbearer 9 May 1791 

,, Susan; James M'Intosh, tailor 23 Sept. 1783 
,, William, tailor, and Jean, same p., d. of deceased Andrew 

Selkirk, shoemaker in Canongate 7 Jan. 1778 

Campbell, Miss Agnes; William Campbell of Culquha 22 Mar. 1761 

,, Agnes; James Gray, wright 28 Apr. 1 77 1 

„ Agnes; William Scott, writer 29 May 1779 

„ Agnes; William Hamilton, grocer 28 Mar. 1783 

., Agnes Deborah; James Millar, preacher 24 Dec. 1783 

„ Agnes; Angus M'Cuinen, labourer 6 May 1785 

„ Agnes; John M'Kay, labourer 1 Oct. 1788 

,, Agnes; Charles Burley, spirit dealer 30 May 1 791 

„ Agnes; Alexander M'lver, labourer 14 Jan. 1794 

„ Alexander, servant to John Graham of Dougallston, and 

Isobell, d. of deceased Thomas M'Culloch, farmer in 

Kilmadock, both in N. E. p. 18 Jan. 1756 

„ Alexander, soldier in the Earl of Sutherland's regiment, now 

lying in the Castle of Edinburgh, and Ann, d. to deceast John 

Don, farmer at Creiff, now in Old Kirk p. 5 Sept. 1762 



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Campbell, Colonel Alexander, younger, of Barcaldine in New Kirk 

p., and Miss Helen, d. to George Sinclair of Ulpster 28 July 1765 

„ Alexander, chaise driver, New Gray Freir's p., and Jean, same 

p., d. of David Simson, chaise driver 22 Sept. 1776 

„ Alexander, day labourer at Libberton, and Elizabeth, Lady 

Yester's p., d. of Robert Greig, day labourer at Libberton 16 Sept. 1779 
, ; Alexander, merchant, Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same 

p., d. of Thomas Stewart, porter 21 Mar. 1782 

„ Alexander, of Barcaldine, St. Andrew p., and Miss Mary, d. of 

deceased John Campbell, cashier to the Royal Bank of 

Scotland 15 Sept. 1785 

„ Alexander, soldier in the 21st regiment, Old Gray Friar's p., 

and Margaret Culbert, same p. 11 Jan. 1786 

„ Alexander, shoemaker, High Kirk p., and Elizabeth, New 

North p., d. of deceased Donald M'Kay, farmer, p. of Ray, 

Caithness 6 Dec. 1786 

„ Alexander, tinsmith, Lady Yester's p., and . . . Ross, St. Andrew 

p., d. of deceased John Ross, sclater in Cannongate 23 June 1787 

„ Alexander, weaver, Tolbooth p., and Janet,same p., d. of Dugald 

Cameron, gentleman's servant 20 Aug. 1789 

„ Alexander, indweller in St. Andrew p., and Mrs. Sarah Cargill, 

same p., relict of Major Ronald M'Donellof Keppoch 25 May 1790 
„ Alexander, hairdresser in St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., d. 

of deceased James Small, farmer in Liberton 2 Jan. 1792 

„ Miss Alice; William Vaughan, surgeon 11 July 1756 

„ Miss Alice; Alexander Salton, merchant 8 June 1766 

„ Alison ; George Jameson, shoemaker 19 May 1765 

„ Angus, merchant in New Grayfreir's p., and Miss Margt., d. of 

deceast John Hamilton, shoemaker in Old Grayfreir's p. 6 Nov. 1768 
„ Angus, smith in College Kirk p., and Elspeth, in St. Andrew 

p., d. of James Stewart, farmer at Inverness 6 Sept. I79 r 

„ Angus, merchant, Old Grayfriar's p., and Lillias, New North p., 

d. of late John Bald, merchant in Leith 21 Jan. 1799 

„ Miss Ann Carolina; John Campbell, banker 14 Apr. 1751 

„ Ann; John Stewatt 29 Oct. 1752 

„ Miss Anne; Captain Donald Campbell 18 Jan. 1756 

„ Anne; John Philp, wright 2 Apr. 1758 

„ Ann; John Ross 15 Juty ^64 

„ Anne ; Alexander Sanders, wright 17 Dec. 1769 

„ Anne; George Swan, workman 14 Apr. 1771 

„ Anne; John Merrilees 23 May 1773 

„ Miss Ann; Andrew Clark of Comrie 22 Sept. 1776 

„ Ann Carolina; David Dale, merchant 7 Sept. 1777 

„ Anne; Mungo Webster, servant 26 May 1779 

„ Anne; Peter M'Farlane, shoemaker 11 Feb. 1780 

„ Anne; Colin Campbell, smith 20 Feb. 178 1 

„ Anne; Adam Pringle, watchmaker 31 July 1782 

„ Ann; Angus Robertson, flaxdresser 3 Oct. 1782 

„ Ann; Paul M'Fell, soldier 25 Mar. 1783 

„ Anne; John Clark, mariner 23 Nov. 1785 

„ Anne; John Campbell, servant 2 Jan. 1786 

„ Anne; Donald M'Donald, labourer 21 Apr. 1786 

„ Anne ; Archibald Stewart, chairmaster 24 Feb. 1789 

„ Anne; David Fraser, labourer 4 Mar. 1789 

„ Anne; William Ross, merchant 8 Aug. 1789 

„ Ann; Daniel M'Laren, shoemaker 15 Feb. 1793 

„ Ann; Michael Davies, shoemaker 23 June 1794 

„ Ann; John M'Kenzie, shipmaster 14 Dec. 1796 

., Miss Anne ; Sir Thomas Turing, Bart. 2 Oct. 1797 

„ Ann ; John Wilson, labourer 13 Oct. 1797 

„ Ann; Joseph M'Laren, gardener 22 Dec. 1798 



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Campbell, Ann; Alexander Barron, labourer 28 Oct. 1799 

„ Miss Ann; Lieut. Duncan Campbell 2 Apr. 1800 

„ Archibald, writer, and Miss Jean, d. of Mr. George Logan of 

Blook, one of the ministers of Edinburgh, now in N. W. p. 

10 Mar. 1754 
„ Mr. Archibald, inspector of the Customs in Scotland, in the 

Canongate p., and Miss Janet, d. to Mr. John Murray, one 

of the principall clerks of the Court of Session, now in 

N. N. K. p. 2 Feb. 1755 

,, Archibald, merchant in New Grayfriar's p., and Isla, d. to 

Farquhar Campbell, writer in Isla, now in Tolbooth p. 26 July 1761 
,, Lieut. Archd., of Lord George Murray's regiment, and Miss 

Margt., d. to Mr. Jas. Small, factor on the estate of Struan, 

both in Old Kirk p. 5 Feb. 1764 

„ Archibald, merchant in Old Grayfreir's p., and Margt., d. to 

deceast John M'Michen, merchant in Newton of Galloway, 

now shopkeeper in Lady Yester's p. 1 Dec. 1765 

,, Archd., journeyman smith in College Kirk p., and Margt., in 

New Kirk p., d. of deceast Daniel M'Kenzie, cook in 

Kinghorn 28 Aug. 1768 

,, Archibald, widower, chair bearer, Old Gray Friar's p., and 

Isobell, New Church p., d. of deceased John Hue, miller 21 Sept. 1777 
„ Archibald, merchant, New North p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

William Allan, residenter in p. of Cranston 25 Jan. 1785 

„ Archibald, printer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Mary, Old Kirk p., 

d. of William Millar, hatter 30 July 1785 

„ Archibald, eldest son of John Campbell of Askomell, Old Kirk 

p., and Miss Elizabeth, Old Grayfriar's p., d. of Rev. David 

Campbell, minister of Southend 25 Mar. 1786 

„ Archibald, writer, High Kirk p., and Miss Jean, same p., d. of 

Mr. William Butter, wright, married by Dr. Webster 16 Mar. 1791 
„ Archibald, of Clathick, St. Andrew p., and Miss Mary Anne, 

same p., d. of late Rev. Willm. Erskine at Muthil, Perthshire 

17 Sept. 1796 
„ Barbara; William Aitchison 31 May 1752 

,, Barbara; John Robertson, weaver 27 Oct 1776 

„ Miss Betty; John Russell, W.S. 13 Oct. 1751 

„ Bland; Alexander M'Lean, younger of Shuna 26 Mar. 1782 

,, Catherine; William M'Donald, shoemaker 9 May 1778 

„ Catherine; James M'Pherson, flaxdresser 21 June 1781 

,, Miss Catherine; John Yuile, physician 15 July 1789 

,, Miss Catherine; Sir James Suttie, Bart. 14 Apr. 1792 

„ Catherine; Donald Douglas 29 Apr. 1795 

„ Charles, journeyman founder in New Grayfreir's p., and 

Henreatta, d. to James M In, dyer in Old Grayfreir's p. 18 Nov. 1770 
„ Charles, founder, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean Horn, New 

North p., relict of Alexr. Elder, printer 13 June 1789 

,, Miss Charlotte; James Stuart of Kilwhinlect 24 Jan. 1768 

„ Christian; Donald Campbell, drawer 7 Feb. 1769 

,, Christian; Daniel M'Ewen, chairbearer 25 Feb. 1770 

„ Christian; James Crichton, servant 13 Aug. 1775 

„ Christian; David Henderson, chairman 23 Oct. 1780 

„ Christian; David Swanston, soldier 28 Sept. 1782 

„ Christian; John Campbell, pensioner 2.7 Nov. 1784 

„ Christian ; John M'Earlick, corporal 26 June 1790 

,, Christian; Archibald Fraser, cork cutter 11 Nov. 1 791 

,, Christian; John Peden, servant 26 Nov. 1 791 

,, Christian ; Alexander Mackay, labourer 28 Apr. 1792 

„ Christian; James Thomson, weaver 25 July 1796 

„ Christian; Hugh Macdonald, labourer 19 Apr. 1797 

„ Christian; John M'Rae, ta ; lor 16 Mar. 1798 



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Campbell, Christian; Alexander Menzies, labourer 14 Nov. 1798 

„ Christian; William Innes 18 May 1799 

„ Christian; William Baker, soldier 25 Dec. 1799 

„ Colin, servant to Alexander Chalmers, accomptant in the 
Excise Office, in Old Grayfriar's p., and Katharine, d. to 
Alexr. Bower, weaver at the Cheynes (Sciennes), in West 
Kirk p. 27 May 1759 

„ Colin, lieutenant in Collonel Fletcher's regiment, now in Old 
Gray Frier's p., and Miss Margret, d. to deceast James 
Cainpbel, tailor, now in Lady Yester's p. 7 Dec. 1766 

„ Colin, farmer in Glen Falloch, now in N. North p., and Mary, 
in Tolbooth p., d. to deceased Duncan M'Griggor, farmer, 
Glen Falloch 31 Dec. 1775 

„ Colin, merchant in Greenock, and Sussanna Campbell, the 

parties now in Edinburgh 20 Apr. 1777 

„ Colin, smith, New North p., and Anne, same p., d. of deceased 
Peter Campble of Lead Charrie, Breadalbine, Perth- 
shire 20 Feb. 1781 

„ Colin, day labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, High 
Kirk p., d. of William M'Intosh, day labourer near 
Inverness 14 Dec. 1789 

„ Major Colin, of the North Lowland Fencibles, St. Andrew p., 
and Miss Christian, same p., d. of deceased Mr. Robt. 
Williamson, banker 14 Apr. 1795 

„ Miss Colin ; Thomas Hogg, merchant 6 Mar. 1757 

„ Miss Colin; James Baillie, Grenada • 26 Apr. 1772 

„ Daniel, freeman tailor in Poterrow, now in New North p., and 
Ann Taylor, relict of James Grace, brewer's servant in Old 
Kirk p. 28 Oct. 1759 

„ Daniel, shoemaker, New Kirk p., and Margaret, Tron p., d. of 

James Gray, farmer in p. of Udney, Aberdeenshire 17 Nov. 1778 

„ Miss Danrell; James Hay, surgeon 15 Dec. 1751 

„ Mr. David, W.S., in S. S. E. p., and Miss Jean, d. of deceased 
Archibald Campbell, eldest son to deceast Colonel Camp- 
bell of Burnbank, residenter in Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1756 

„ Captain Donald, late in the East India Company's service, and 
Miss Anne, lawfull d. to Mr. James Campbell of Ballinaby 
in Argyleshire, both in N. K. p. 18 Jan. 1756 

„ Donald, one of the soldiers of the City Guard, in New Kirk p., 
and Mary, d. to deceast John Cameron, carpenter at Fort 
William, now in Old Kirk p. 16 Feb. 1766 

„ Donald, a labouring man in New North p., and Marion, d. to 
Alexr. Buchannan alias M'Grigor, carrier in p. of Callendar 
of Monteith, now in Old Greyfreir's p. 6 Sept. 1767 

„ Donald, drawer in Old Kirk p., and Christian, d. of deceast 

John Campbell, wright in Old Grayfreir's p. 19 Feb. 1769 

„ Donald, of Sandachan, and Mary, d. of Robert M'Lauchlan of 

that Ilk 5 Jan. 1777 

,. Donald, day laborer, New North p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

Archd. Cameron, publican, deceased 26 Jan. 1777 

„ Donald, flax dresser, Old Chinch p., and Margt., New Gray- 
friar's p., d. of . . . M'Kay, farmer in Caithness, deceased 

12 Oct. 1777 

„ Donald, day labourer, Tolbooth p., and Katherine, Old Kirk 

p., d. of deceased Jo. M'Nauchton, farmer 21 Apr. 1780 

„ Donald, late soldier in the 73rd regiment of foot, Tron p., and 
Vere, same p., d. of deceased John Monro, farmer at Kil- 
bogie, county of Ross 28 Aug. 1784 

„ Donald, game keeper, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 
of deceased William Burnet, gardener atPitferran, county 
of Fife 6 Mar. 1788 



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Campbell, Donald, tailor, Tron p., and Katharine, same p., d. of John 

Bremner, weaver in Hempriggs, p. of Wick, Caithness 14 Oct. 1788 
„ Donald, porter in Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., 
d. of . . . Stewart, day labourer in p. of Clunie, Ross- 
shire 6 July 1792 
„ Donald, porter, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased George Scott, day labourer at Currie 25 Jan. 1794 

,, Dougal, journeyman tailor, and Jean, d. to John Black, farmer 

in p. of Alloa, both in Lady Yester's p. 14 Jan. 1770 

„ Dougal, of Caradale, Argyleshire, and Miss Jean Douglas, New 
Gray Fryer's p., 3rd d. to deceased Robert Kerr of Newfield, 
Director of Chancery 26 Mar. 1775 

,, Douglas, residenter, Tolbooth p., and Helen, in same p., d. of 

John Thorburn, mason 19 Nov. 1790 

„ Duncan, servant to the Duke of Hamilton, now in the Canon- 
gate p., and Ann, d. of deceased John Lyall, farmer in p. of 
Dirleton, now in the N. K. p. 19 Nov. 1752 

„ Duncan, labouring man in Old Kirk p., and Christian, d. of 
deceast John Stewart, farmer in p. of Fortingale, now in 
New North p. 2 Sept. 1770 

,, Duncan, water bearer, Tron p., and Helen Gordon, widow of 

John Watson, mason 29 Sept. 1776 

„ Duncan, writer, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, Canongate p., 

d. of deceased James Campbell, merchant, London 30 Nov. 1779 

,, Duncan, tailor, New North p., and Janet, Old Kirk p., d. of 

deceased Donald M'Intosh, porter 29 Mar. 1782 

„ Duncan, v-right, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased William Sutherland, farmer in Caithness 16 Sept. 1783 

„ Duncan, of Lochnell, in St. Andrew p., and the Honble. Dame 
Eleonora Fraser, same p., relict of Sir George Ramsay of 
Banff, Bart. 5 July 1792 

„ Duncan, of Ross, and Miss Amilia, both in St. Andrew p., 

eldest d. of John Lamont of Lamont 26 May 1797 

,, Duncan, soldier in M'Alpin Fencible regiment, New North p., 

and Margaret, same p., d. of James Allan, labourer 11 Mar. 1799 

„ Duncan, late lieut. in the army, St. Andrew p., and Miss Ann, 

same p., d. of John Campbell, late of Otter 2 Apr. 1800 

„ Edward, writer, St. Andrew p., and Jean, College p., d. of 

Archibald Gray, mason in Glasgow 29 Dec. 1797 

,, Elizabeth; John Paterson, merchant 27 Oct. 1751 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Wilson - 13 Sept. 1761 

,, Miss Elizabeth ; Davd Hume of Wedderburn 8 Nov. 1761 

,, Elizabeth; Richard Brown, mariner 15 May 1763 

,, Elizabeth; Laurence Thomson, brewer's servant 24 July 1763 

„ Elizabeth; Donald M 'Donald 24 June 1764 

,, Elizabeth ; Alexander M'Dougall, mariner 16 Mar. 1779 

,, Elizabeth; William Fraser 26 Feb. 1780 

,, Miss Elizabeth ; James Chalmers, W.S. 12 Aug. 1780 

„ Elizabeth; John M'E wan, labourer 11 Nov. 1782 

„ Elizabeth; Duncan Henderson, musician 18 Sept. 1784 

„ Elizabeth; Archibald Campbell, yr. of Askomill 25 Mar. 1786 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Ferguson, mason 22 Oct. 1787. 

„ Elizabeth; George Broad, gardener 26 Dec. 1794 

,, Elizabeth; Alexander Mackenzie, cabinetmaker 21 Nov. 1797 

,, Miss Elizabeth; George Gibson, merchant 7 Feb. 1800 

,, Elizabeth; Duncan Mackay, servant 15 Dec. 1800 

,, Eune; Alexander Stewart, servant 29 July 1770 

„ Euphame; Daniel Cameron 28 Dec. 1755 

„ Fanny; John Low, gardener 20 Dec. 1790 

„ Finlay, workman in N. N. K. p., and Janet, d. to John 

M'Farlane, water bearer in N. E. p. 16 Feb. 1755 



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Campbell, Finlay, cooper in Tolbooth p., and Isobell, servant, same 
p., d. to deceased Alexr. Gumming, farmer in Alvie p., 
Inverness-shire 16 Apr. 1775 

„ Finlay, clerk, High Church p., and Jean, same p., d. of Charles 

Scrymgeour, late merchant in Falkirk 18 June 1800 

,, Miss Fletcher ; Hugh Montgomery 3 June 1800 

., Miss Frederich Meredith Mary; Major Alexander Dyce 3 May 1797 

„ George, labourer in the Tron p., and Christian in said p., d. of 

deceased William Cumming, shoemaker 16 Oct. 1774 

„ George, flesher, High Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., d. of Alexr. 

Porteous, flesher 2 June 1789 

„ Rev. George, minister of the Gosple, and Miss Margaret, both 
in New North p., d. of deceased . . . Stewart, residenter in 
Rickerton 13 Mar. 1798 

„ Gilbert, gentleman's servant, and Ann, Lady Yester's p., d. to 

deceased John Crichton, day laborer in Inneresk 26 Nov. 1775 

„ Gilbert, porter, Old Gray Friar's p., and Christian, Old Kirk p., 

d. of deceased Roderick M'Leod, farmer at Portray 28 Feb. 1788 

,, Miss Glencairn ; Mr. Thomas Carter 17 Nov. 1791 

,, Grace; Peter Elgin, servant 21 Aug. 1774 

„ Miss Grace; David Ramsay, printer 15 Oct. 1780 

„ Hannah; John Campbell, soldier 29 July 1785 

„ Hector, chairman, and Margt., d. of deceast Jas. Forrest, 

farmer at Focabers in Aberdeenshire, both in Tron p. 2 Apr. 1769 

„ Hector, spirit dealer in Tron p., and Elizabeth, in St. 
Andrew p., d. of deceased Willm. Stirling, tailor in 
Stirling 2 June 1791 

,, Helen; James Millar, wright 2 May 1756 

„ Helen; John M'Lean, lintdresser 19 Feb. 1758 

„ Helen; Laurence Morison, wright 24 Sept. 1758 

,, Miss Henrietta; Archibald Swinton of Manderston 13 Oct. 1776 

,, Henrietta; Thomas Crawford, weaver 8 Oct. 1794 

,, Hope, gardner, College Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

George Ross, weaver at Tain, Ross-shire 2 Aug. 1797 

„ Hugh, soldier in City Guard, in Old Kirk p., and Mary, d. to 

John Robertson, chairman in New Kirk p. 10 Nov. 1765 

„ Hugh, gentleman's servant, and Janet, d. to John Manderston, 

indweller in North Berwick, both in Lady Yester's p. 31 May 1767 

„ Hugh, day labourer, St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., d. of 
William Urquhart, day labourer, p. of Keith, county of 
Banff 2 Apr. 1785 

„ Hugh, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of James Young, shipmaster, Anstruther, Fife 19 Feb. 1796 

„ Isabella; Archibald M'Intyre, servant 16 Apr. 1795 

„ Isla; Archibald Campbell, merchant 26 July 1761 

„ Mr. Islay, advocate, and Miss Susan, d. of Archibd. Murray, 

Commissary of Edinburgh, both in Tolboth p. 9 Nov. 1766 

„ Isobel; Robert Kerr, painter 11 Oct. 1767 

„ Isobel; Peter Butler, sheriff officer 15 Jan. 1775 

„ Isobel; John Hill, writer 28 July 1776 

„ Isobel; Duncan Dewar, labourer 29 Apr. 1786 

„ Isobel; Eyr Mackay, soldier 28 Jan. 1791 

„ Isobel; William Campbell, soldier 13 Aug. 1791 

„ Isobel; Robert Grant of Wester Elchies 10 Jan. 1794 

„ James Goodlate, of Auchlyne, in N. K. p., and Miss Janet, d. of 

deceased Hugh Logan of Logan, New North p. 12 Aug. 1753 

„ James, of Kilbraid, in S. E. p., and Miss Margaret, d. of deceast 
Captain Lieutenant Conductor Ball, sometime of H.M. 
Army, and neice to Alexander Legrand, one of the Com- 
missioners of H.M. Customs in North Britain, in South 
Leith p 24 Feb. 1754 



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Campbell, James, currier, and Jean, d. of deceast Thomas Russell, 

merchant in Kirkcaldy, both in Tolbooth p. 30 Jan. 1757 

„ James, jeweller in New North p., and Miss Agnes Young, relict 

of James Corrie, merchant, now in Colington p. . 11 Nov. 1759 

„ James, soldier in the City Guard, in Old Kirk p., and Mary, d. to 

Duncan Menzies, Chelsea pensioner in Tron p. 30 Oct. 1763 

,, James, indweller in Old Kirk p., and Mary, d. to Robert Beale, 

shoemaker in Newhaven, now in New North p. 7 July 1765 

„ James, merchant in Old Grayfreir's p., and Jacobina, d. of 

deceast John Braidfoot, merchant in Lady Yester's p. 18 Feb. 1770 

„ James, a gentleman's servant in Lady Yester's p., and Eliza- 
beth, d. to John Bruce, wright in p. of Enroll, now in New 
Kirk p. 12 Jan. 1772 

„ James, waterbearer in New North p., and Alison, in New Kirk 

p., d. of Andrew Stevenson, labourer in Liberton p. 26 Dec. 1773 

„ James, flax dealer, O. Gray Fryer's p., and Jean, same p., d. to 

deceased John Catto, publican in Aberdeen 3 Dec. 1775 

,, Colonel James Muir, of Strowallan, and Miss Flora, of Rasa, 

d. of John M'Leod of Rasa, both now in Edinburgh 27 Apr. 1777 

„ Rev. James, minister of the Gospel at Auchterarder, and Miss 
Janet, Lady Yester's p., d. of deceased Mr. Andrew Scott, 
merchant in Selkirk 27 Dec. 1780 

„ James, hairdresser, College Kirk p., and Helen, Tron Kirk p., 

d. of deceast . . . Henderson, baker in St. Andrews 3 Feb. 1781 

,, James, bow and arrow maker, Old Kirk p., and Katharine, 

same p., d. of deceased James Bruce, shoemaker 12 Aug. 1784 

„ James, physician, St. Andrew p., and Miss Jessy, p. of 
Inverary, d. of Major James Campbell, M.P. for district of 
Stirling 5 Dec. 1785 

,, James, tailor, Tron p., and Margaret, New North p., d. of John 

Hodge, weaver in Dumfermline 18 Dec. 1786 

„ James, travelling merchant, New Gray Friar's p., and Anne, 
Old Kirk p., d. of deceased William Anderson, weaver in 
Glasgow 9 June 1787 

,, James, baker, New North p., and Margaret, St. Andrew p., d. 

of deceased John Clark, gardener at Inverask 13 Sept. 1787 

,, James, wright in New Gray Friar's p., and Sarah, in same p., d. 

of James Dickson, tailor in Wooler, Northumberland 19 July 1790 

„ Mr. James, W.S., in Lady Yester's p., and Miss Jean, in St. 
Andrew p., d. of deceased Mr. John Moubray, King's 
wright 20 Feb. 1792 

„ James, shoemaker in St. Andrew p., and Catharine, same p., d. 

of Robert Johnston, gentleman's servant in Stirling 9 Nov. 1792 

,, James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same p., 

d. of deceased Willm. Wallace, farmer at Lanark 3 Apr. 1793 

„ James, coachman, New North p., and Isobel, New Gray- 
friar's p., d. of Alexr. Tait, weaver at Larkhall by Hamilton 

26 Nov. 1795 

,, James, soldier, 10th regiment Scotch militia, Old Grayfriar's 
p., and Helen, same p., d. of Thomas Ritchie, tailor in 
Dalkeith 14 Jan. 1800 

,, Janet; Thomas Gair, weaver 14 July 175 1 

„ Janet; John Campbell, wright 22 Dec. 1751 

,, Janet; James Millar, watchmaker 7 Apr. 1754 

„ Janet; Thomas Gullens, shoemaker 24 Nov. 1754 

,, Janet; David Alison, tailor n May 176 1 

„ Janet; William Meikle, lintdresser 13 July 1760 

,, Janet; John Hughes, soldier 7 July 1765 

„ Janet; Peter M'Naughton, chairbearer 16 Oct. 1768 

„ Janet; John M'Lean, chairman . 26 May 177 1 

' „ Janet; Alexander M'Donald, servant 9 June 1771 



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Campbell, Janet; Alexander M'Intosh, stationer 8 Sept. 1771 

„ Janet; Duncan Campbell, writer 30 Nov. 1779 

,, Miss Janet; Captain Aeneas M'Kay 15 Feb. 1787 

„ Miss Janet; Andrew M'Kenzie, W.S. 28 Apr. 1789 

„ Janet; John Hogg, servant 23 Oct. 1790 

„ Janet; James Cameron, musician 25 Apr. 1792 

„ Janet; John Sharp, flaxdresser 29 May 1798 

„ Janet; Donald M'Lellan, labourer 31 July 1799 

„ Janet; George Logan, clerk 13 May 1800 

„ Jean; John Moodie, mason 3 July 1752 

„ Miss Jean; David Campbell, W.S. 7 Mar. 1756 

„ Miss Jean ; Captain Alexander Bredin 12 Aug. 1759 

„ Jean; Alexander Robertson, printer 24 Apr. 1763 

„ Miss Jean; Lieut. Thomas Campbell 13 Sept. 1767 

„ Jean; Thomas Allan, bookbinder 13 May 1780 

„ Jean; Duncan M'Donald, labourer 17 May 1783 

„ Jean; John Black, bookbinder 29 Oct. 1784 

„ Jean; John Kilpatrick, drummer 6 July 1789 

„ Jean; James Robertson, servant 14 Sept. 1793 

„ Jean; William Lawson, hairdresser 29 Aug. 1796 

„ Miss Jean; John M'Neil 5 July 1797 

„ Jean; Peter Fleming, warehouse keeper 10 May 1798 

„ Miss Jessy; James Campbell, physician 5 Dec. 1785 

„ John, cashier of the Royal Bank in N. K. p., and Miss Ann 

Carolina, eldest d. of James Campbell of Tofts, in N. E. p. 14 Apr. 1751 
„ John, journeyman wright, and Janet Campbell, relict of Dougall 

Campbell, barber, both in S. W. p. 22 Dec. 175 1 

,, John, running stationer in N. K. p., and Alison, d. to John 

Johnston, workman in N. W. p. 17 Feb. 1754 

„ John, supervisor in the Excise Office, in the West Kirk p., and 

Miss Margaret, d. of deceased John M'Farlane of Gartartan, 

now in S. E. p. 17 Aug. 1755 

„ John, porter in S. S. W. p., and Elizt, d. to John Sellars, 

maltman in Dundee, now in S. W. p. 18 July 1756 

„ John, son to Charles Campbell, farmer in p. of Glenorchie in 
' Argyleshire, and Janet, d. of deceast Thomas Fraser, farmer 

in Inverness, both in College Kirk p. 19 June 1757 

„ John, shoemaker, and Katharine, d. to deceast John Waddell, 

painter in Prestonpans, both in Tolbooth p. 7-Oct. 1759 

„ John, writer in Old Kirk p., and Ann, d. to Robert Miln, 

-merchant in Aberdeen, now in New North p. 6 Apr. 1760 

„ John, wright, and Janet Troup, relict of James Savenger, 

officer of Excise, both in New North p. 15 Feb. 1761 

„ John, soldier in the City Guard, in New Kirk p., and Christian, 

d. to deceast Hugh Stuart, farmer in Glenlyon, now in 

College Kirk p. 25 July 1762 

„ John, jeweller in Glasgow, and Margaret, d. to Alexander 

Carmichael, writer 11 Dec. 1763 

„ John, maltman in Tron p., and Jean, d. to Alexr. Nisbet, 

malster at Hay mouth, now in above p. 26 May 1765 

„ Major John, of Ballymore, in Tolboth p., and Miss Jannet, 

second d. of Sir James Coloquhon of Luss, now in Old 

Kirk p. 23 Mar. 1766 

„ John, porter in New Kirk p., and Katharine, d. to Hugh 

Cameron, farmer in Lochgalles, now in New North p. 17 May 1767 
„ John, gentleman's servant, and Margt., d. to Archibald Paton, 

farmer in Blackford p., both in Tolbooth p. 24 Jan. 1768 

, f John, innkeeper in New Kirk p., and Jean, d. to Jas. M'Laren, 

corporal in the City Guard 23 Apr. 1769 

„ John, journeyman shoemaker in LadyYester'sp.,andWiUelmina, 

d. of deceast John Hamilton, tailor in College p. 18 June 1769 



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Campbell, John, change keeper in New Kirk p., and Janet, d. to 

deceast Peter M'Nab, tenant, Wester Duncroask in Broad 

Albion, now in Oid Kirk p. 20 Aug. 1769 

„ John, gardener, and Barbra, d. to deceast James Glover, 

fanner in p. of Liberton, both in Old Grayfreir's p. 5 Nov. 1769 

„ John, Council post in New Kirk p., and Janet, d. to deceast 

Richard M'Kenzie, indweller in Tain in Ross-shire, now in 

Lady Yeaster's p. 10 Dec. 1769 

„ John, brewer in Lady Yester's p., and Mary, d. to Robert Hope, 

tenant at Glenbreak in p. of Tweedsmuire, now in Old 

Grayfreirs p. 1 July 1770 

„ John, gentleman's servant in South Leith p., and Ann, d. to 

. . . Burrel, dyster in p. of Keneswood, now in College 

Kirk p. 16 May 1773 

„ John, City Guard soldier, and Nelly, d. to Archd. Campbell, 

publican in p. of Killin in Broadalbune, both in Old Kirk p. 

31 Oct. 1773 
„ John, soldier in the 66th regiment, and Christie, d. to Alexr. 

M'Donald, soldier in the Castle 5 Jan. 1775 

„ John, farmer, and Katharine, d. of Archibald M'Naughton, 

farmer in Glen Lyon, now in Edinburgh 10 Nov. 1776 

„ John, of Shirgarton, writer in Stirling, and Anna, eldest d. of 

Robert Kinnir, merchant 12 Aug. 1778 

„ John, writer, and Miss Mary, College Kirk p., d. of deceast 

Alexander M'Lean, minister at Kilninian 16 Nov. 1778 

„ Mr. John, W.S., Tolbooth p., and Miss Helen, p. of South 

Leith, d. of John Callender of Craigforth, advocate 16 Nov. 1779 

„ John, soldier in the 76th regiment, p. of St. Giles, and Janet, 

same p., d. of John Rose, farmer at Nairn 9 Dec. 1779 

„ John, weaver, p. of St. Giles, and Janet, same p., d. of deceased 

. . . M'Laren, farmer at Crieff 24 Jan. 1780 

.„ John, day labourer, New North p., and Isobel, Old Kirk p., d. 

of John Dewar, musician 25 Apr. 1781 

„ John, farmer at Howmuir, p. of Dunbar, and Grissel, Tolbooth 

p.,d. of Malcom M'Gregor, farmer in Rannoch, Perthshire 

21 Dec. 1 78 1 
„ John, chairmaster, Lady Yester's p., and Elizabeth, St. Giles' 

p., d. of deceased John Ramsay, farmer at Suthern, p. of 

Libberton 17 Jan. 1783 

„ John, shoemaker, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased James Grinton, weaver at Bathgate 11 Oct. 1783 

„ John, indweller, New North p., and Charalote, same p., d. of 

deceased William Grant, late Clinbeg 25 Oct. 1783 

„ John, flaxdresser, New Gray Friar's p., and Katharine, College 

Kirk p., d. of . . . Ferguson, farmer in Balquhidder 7 Sept. 1784 

„ John, Chelsea petitioner, Old Kirk p., and Christian, Tron p., 

d. of Magnes Campbell, farmer, county of Caithness 17 Nov. 1784 

„ John, soldier in the 57th regiment, College Kirk p., and 

Hannah, Tron p., d. of Andrew Campbell, Chelsea pensioner 

at Inverness 29 July 1785 

„ John, soldier in the City Guard, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of Robert Butter, farmer at Logiereat, county of 

Perth 24 Nov. 1785 

„ John, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p., and Anne, Lady 

Yester's p., natural d. of deceased Coll. Dougald Campbell 

of 4th regiment 2 Jan. 1786 

„ John, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Margaret, p. of Glasgow, 

d. of John Campbell of Clathick 3 Jan. 1787 

„ John, son of Wm. Campbell of Glenfalloch, High Kirk p., 

and Miss Janet, same p., d. of Mr. William Butter, 

architect 12 June 1788 



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Campbell, John, brassfounder in Tron p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. 

of William Smith, mason at .... in Wales 29 Nov. 1790 

„ John, writer in New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, in same p., 

d. of James Hay, glazier 30 Dec. 1790 

„ John, gentleman's servant, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of James Hamilton, tide waiter at Ely, Fifeshire 

29 Mar. 1793 
„ John, of Annfield, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Frances, 

North East p., Glasgow, d. of Mr. Jon. Brown, merchant in 

Glasgow 23 Dec. 1794 

„ John, teacher, New Grayfriar's p., and Elisabeth, Tolbooth p., 

d. of deceased John M'Intyre, grocer 14 Mar. 1795 

„ John, farmer at Muckersee, Perthshire, and Margaret, Old 

Kirk p., d. of John Campbell, spirit, dealer 18 Jan. 1796 

„ John, smith, Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

William Blackie, shoemaker in Calton 22 Nov. 1796 

„ John, painter, and Euphemia, both in New North p., d. of Peter 

Gardner, wright in Dunbar 26 April j 798 

,, John, wrighrj Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth Crawford, same p., d. 

of deceased Alexr. Crawford, builder 10 Dec. 1800 

,, Juliet; Charles Rose, shoemaker 30 July 1800 

,, Miss Katherine; David Smith of Methven 5 Apr. 1761 

„ Katherine; James Gibson, writer 14 Mar. 1762 

,, Katherine; John Baills, miner 17 June 1764 

„ Katherine; John M'Bain, soldier 21 Oct. 1764 

„ Katherine; William M'Lean, sergeant 27 Jan. 1765 

„ Katherine; James M'Vair, servant 9 July 1769 

„ Katherine: John Wight, farmer 8 Sept. 1776 

,, Katherine; Peter Campbell, servant 12 Sept. 1782 

„ Katherine; Hercules Lyon, stationer 20 Aug. 1784 

„ Miss Katherine; Lieut. Robert Williamson 31 Jan. 1785 

,, Katherine; Stewart Craig, servant 23 Dec. 1785 

„ Katherine; James Goodsir, surgeon 28 Dec. 1786 

„ Miss Katherine; Joseph Norris, Dep. Clerk of Justiciary 10 Aug. 1787 
,, Katherine; Alexander Cumming, porter 29 Mar. 1791 

„ Katherine; Francis Rossignoll, fencing master 23 July 1792 

,, Katherine; John Cameron, soldier 17 Apr. 1797 

,, Keneth, invalide in Edinburgh Castle, and Catharine 

M'Naughton, Tron p., relict of Donald Campbell, day 

laborer 24 May 1782 

„ Lillias; Hugh M'Dougall, servant 27 Jan. 1760 

,, Lillias; David Grant, labourer 15 Oct. 1775 

,, Malcolm, gentleman's servant, and Isobel, d. to deceased John 

Sorely, farmer in p. of Alloa, now both in New Kirk p. 13 May 1770 
,, Malcolm, soldier in the Royal Artillery, Edinburgh Castle, and 

Margaret, New North p., d. of Thomas M'Laren, mariner, 

Newhaven 31 Jan. 1800 

„ Margaret; James M'Nab, tailor 6 June 1756 

,, Miss Margaret; Alexander Gillespie, baker 11 July 1756 

„ Margaret; John M'Cla'rdie, servant 17 Feb. 1760 

„ Margaret; William Rannie, stabler 17 Feb. 1765 

„ Margaret; Archibald M'Lardie, upholsterer 12 Oct. 1766 

„ Miss Margaret; Lieut. Colin Campbell 7 Dec. 1766 

„ Margaret; John Carmichael, servant 26 Nov. 1769 

„ Margaret; Donald M'Kenzie, waterman 21 July 1771 

,, Margaret; William M'Kenzie, labourer 22 Sept. 1771 

„ Margaret; Peter M'Intosh, porter 7 Jan. 1778 

„ Margaret; Alexander M'Nauchton, chairman 7 Apr. 1780 

„ Margaret; Thomas M'Gregor, painter 12 Mar. 1781 

„ Miss Margaret; George Carmichael, clerk 24 May 1781 

,, Margaret; John Robb, coppersmith 10 Dec. 1781 



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Campbell, Margaret; George Millar, sailor 19 Aug. 1782 

'-"„ Margaret; John Dick " 4 Dec. 1783 

„ Miss Margaret; Thomas Milles Riddle 10 Dec. 1784 

„ Miss Margaret; John Campbell, W.S. 3 Jan. 1787 

„ Margaret; David Williamson, labourer 15 Jan. 1788 

„ Margaret ; Lieut. John Bramwell 3 June 1788 

„ Margaret; John Duncan, servant 21 May 1789 

„ Margaret; John Mitchell, servant 1 Feb. 1793 

„ Miss Margaret; Dr. William Farquharson 10 Aug. 1793 

„ Miss Margaret; John Connell, advocate 2 Jan. 1794 

„ Margaret; John Campbell, farmer 18 Jan. 1796 

„ Margaret; James Nicol, sailmaker 1 Sept. 1796 

„ Miss Margaret; Major Matthew M'Allister 12 June 1797 

„ Margaret; Alexander Lethem, labourer 19 Oct. 1797 

„ Miss Mariane; William Cunningham 19 Nov. 1790 

„ Marion; David Davidson, founder 16 May 1762 

„ Miss Marion; Thomas Rainnie, sen., merchant 28 July 1765 

„ Marion; John Brown, shoemaker 9 Feb. 1778 

„ Marion; Alexander Thomson, H.M. Customs 18 Aug. 1778 

- „ Martha; John Midgley, soldier 12 June 1793 

„ Miss Martha; Capt. Charles Macvicar 16 June 1797 

„ Mary; Hugh Mackenzie 26 Feb. 1758 

„ Mary; John Tweedy, waterman 24 Aug. 1760 

„ Mary; James Neill, smith 2 Nov. 1760 

„ Miss Mary; Rev. George Laurie 18 Nov. 1764 

„ Mary; Hugh Macpherson, merchant 8 Mar. 1767 

„ Mary; Francis Shand 19 Apr. 1767 

„ Mary; James Thomson, founder 5 J m Y l 7&7 

„ Miss Mary; Robert Moubray, merchant 19 July 1767 

„ Mary; George Graham, servant 26 June 1768 

„ Mary; William Moss, servant 5 Jan. 1772 

„ Mary; George M'Kenzie, drover 1' Aug. 1773 

„ Mary; Andrew M'Kay, servant 30 June 1776 

„ Mary; Donald Grant, porter 13 June 1778 

„ Miss Mary; Oswald Lorimer 4 Mar. 1783 

„ Mrs. Mary; Frederick Rudolph Bruce, ensign 26 July 1785 

„ Miss Mary; Alexander Campbell of Barcaldine 15 Sept. 1785 

„ Mary; John Murdoch, weaver 2 Feb. 1788 

„ Mary; John Skinner, servant 8 Apr. 1788 

„ Mary; Duncan Stewart, servant 21 July 1795 
„ Murdoch, soldier in 76th regiment, College Kirk p., and Mary, 

Old Kirk p., d. of John M'Nab, day labourer 4 Jan. 1780 

„ Nelly; John Campbell, soldier 31 Oct. 1773 
„ Nieli, tanner, and Margt., d. to deceast John Smith, merchant 

in Kirkaldy, now both in Lady Yester's p. 9 Oct. 1768 
,, Patrick, teller in the Royal Bank, and in New Kirk p., and 

Miss Janet, in New Extended Royalty, d. to Alexander 

Dalziell of Skedsbush 6 Mar. 1774 
„ Patrick, of London, merchant, St. Giles' p., second son of John 

Campbell of Auchalder, and Miss Ann, eldest d. of 

deceast Patrick Livington of Middfield 9 Mar. 1781 
„ Peter, porter to the Royal Bank, and Elizbt, d. to deceast 

John Donaldson, glover, now both in Old Kirk p. 25 Mar. 1759 
,, Peter, chairman in College Kirk p., and Margaret M'Learan 

in Lawers in p. of Kinmure, now in Old Kirk p. 25 Mar. 1770 
„ Peter, chairman, and Isobel, in Tron p., d. of deceast James 

Dobie, wright at North Berwick 8 Jan. 1775 
„ Peter, gentleman's servant, Tron p., and Katharine, St. Giles' 

p., d. of deceased Peter Campbell, farmer at Perth 12 Sept. 1782 

„ Peter, spirit dealer, Tron Kirk- p., and May, same p., d. of 

Daniel M'Gregor, farmer at Monzie, county of Perth 14 Aug. 1788 



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Campbell, Peter, soldier in the Argyleshire fencibles, and Helen, 
Tolbooth p., d. of deceased James Skelton, farmer at 
Carlysle 26 Nov. 1794 

„ Peter, running stationer, High Church p., and Margaret Grant, 

same p., relict of William Williamson, labourer 10 July 1800 

,, Richard, writer, St. Giles' p., and Mary, same p., d. of deceased 

William Currie of Bridekirk 6 Sept. 1783 

,, Robert, linen manufacturer in Abbyhill, in South Leith p., 
and Miss Jean, d. of deceased James Sinclair of Dunbeath, 
Caithness, in N. E. p. 7 June 1752 

,, Robt., servant to Archbald Campbell, brewer at Lochrain, now 
in the New Grayfreir's p., and Janet, d. to Mongo Lothian, 
farmer at East Calder, now in the Tolbooth p. 16 Oct. 1757 

„ Robert, Capt. in the service of the East India Company, and 
Kathne., d. to deceast Thos. Frazer, brother to Right 
Honble. Alexr. Frazer of Strichen, one of the Senators of 
ye College of Justice, both in Tron p. 13 Sept. 1761 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant in Tolbooth p., and Margt. d. to 

John Beveridge, farmer in the New Kirk p. 4 Mar. 1764 

„ Rev. Robert, minister of the Gospell at Stirling, and Marrion, 
d. of deceast Mr. William Hay, factor to late Earl of 
Rothes, now in New Grayfriar's p. 15 Mar. 1772 

„ Robert Nutter, of Hundleshope, in St. Andrew p., and Miss 
Margaret, in same p., eldest d. of Right Honourable James 
Montgomery, Lord Chief Baron in Scotland 1 Sept. 1791 

„ Robert, horsehirer, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, same p., 

eldest d. of John Sword, mason 30 July 1794 

„ Lieut. Robert, 36th regiment, St. Andrew p., and Miss 
Margaret, Lady Yester's p., d. of deceased Captain Pelham 
Maitland 19 Feb. 1796 

„ Sarah; James Pirie, slater 6 Jan. 1754 

„ Sophia; John Carmichael, slater 10 May 1767 

„ Miss Susan ; Crawfurd Tait, W.S. < 16 June 1795 

„ Susanna; Colin Campbell, merchant 20 Apr. 1777 

„ Lieut. Thomas, of marines, in Old Kirk p., and Miss Jean, d. to 

George Campbell, house carpenter in New Greyfreir's p. 13 Sept. 1767 

„ Thomas, merchant, New Kirk p., and Grizell, Old Grayfriar's p., 

d. of deceast Thomas Rannie, merchant 26 Oct. 1778 

„ Mr. Walter, advocate in New North p., and Miss Elenora, d. to 
Honble. Robt. Ker of Newfield, director of His Majestie's 
Chancery 6 Mar. 1768 

„ Walter; George Steel, day labourer 1 Jan. 1781 

„ Walter, of Shawfield, St. Andrew p., and Mrs. Mary Nisbet, 

widow of William Hay 27 Mar. 1788 

„ William, servant to Lord Shoulton, one of the Lords of Session, 
and Margaret, d. to Thomas Duff, farmer in p. of Creif, both 
in S. K. p. 21 Mar. 1756 

„ Mr. Wm., preacher of the Gospel in Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss 
Margaret, d. of deceast Mr. Alexr. Hume, minister of the 
Gospel at Stichill, now in Tolbooth p. 6 May 1759 

„ Wm., of Culquha, and Miss Agnes, d. to Dr. Patrick Campbell, 

physician in Wigtoun, both in Old Kirk p. 22 Mar. 1761 

„ William, turner, indweller in New North p., and Rachael, d. to 
John Turner, engineer in Innerkeithing, now in New Kirk p. 

28 June 1767 

„ William, indweller, and Kathne., d. of deceast John M'Night 

in p. of Dairy, both in College Kirk p. 28 May 1769 

„ William, printer, New North p., and Sarah, New Grayfriar's p., 

d. of deceased John Hay, gentleman's servant 21 Feb. 1780 

„ William, gentleman's servant, College Kirk p., and Jean, 

same p., d. of deceast . . . Nimmo, farmer at Corsterphin 7 Mar. 1781 



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Campbell, William, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Christian, 

same p., d. of Alexander Cameron, Castle soldier 23 Apr. 1782 

„ William, younger, of Fairfield, St. Giles' p., and Miss Katharine, 
second lawfull d. of deceased Captain William Gunning of 
H.M. 61st regiment 15 Aug. 1782 

„ William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Anne, 
same p., d. of deceased Charles Thomson, sailor at Lime 
Kilns 22 May 1786 

„ William, mariner, College Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

William Simpson, weaver in Hawick 8 Sept. 1787 

„ William, combmaker, Lady Yester's p., and Isobel, same p., d. 
of deceased James Anderson, school master in Dunfermline 

12 Nov. 1789 

„ William, soldier in the 42nd regiment in Edinburgh Castle, and 
Isobel, in St. Andrew p., d. of deceased David Campbell, 
farmer at Inverness 13 Aug. 1791 

„ William, day labourer in Old Gray Friar's p., and Prudence, 

in Tolbooth p., d. of William M'Kay, day labourer 2 Nov. 1791 

„ William, staymaker in College Kirk p., and Jean, in Old Kirk p., 

d. of William Strachan, shoemaker in Aberdeen 14 Nov. 1791 

„ William, of Craigee Burn, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss 
Lydia, same p., d. of the Rev. John Collow, minister of 
Penpont, Dumfriesshire 10 May 1793 

Campsie, James, miller, and Mary, d. to John Smith, mealmaker in 

Perth, both in New Grayfriar's p. 31 July 1763 

Candie, David, tanner in Kirkcaldy, and Margaret, d. to deceast 
William Gray, shoemaker .in Wester Wemss, now in 
College Kirk p. II Mar. 1770 

Candlish, William, mason, Old Gray Fryer's p., and Margaret, same 
p., d. to deceased John Cattenugh, farmer in the p. of 
Glengairnie, Aberdeenshire 25 June 1775 

Cane, Charles, soldier in the 9th regiment, Edinburgh Castle, and 
Catharine, New North p., d. of James Dickson, shoemaker 
in Leith 31 Mar. 1784 

„ John, ropemaker in New Gray Fryer's p., and Mary, same p., 

d. to deceased Joseph Jaggers, tylor 30 July 1775 

Cannan, Horatius, of Barlay, p. of St. Giles, and Miss Catherine Pyott 
alias Maitland, d. of deceased James Pyott, jun., merchant 
in Montrose 12 Nov. 1779 

Cant, Alexander, brewer's servant in Lady Yester's p., and Katharine, 
in Tron p., d. to deceast Wm. Stevenson, weaver in 
Linlithgow 24 Mar. 1765 

„ Betty; Andrew Gibb, wright 6 Aug. 1792 

„ Christian; James Sharp, labourer 18 Nov. 1782 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; Alexander Orr, W.S. 28 June 1761 

„ Rev. Henry, minister of the Gospel, county of Northumberland, 
and Miss Isobella, Tron p., d. of deceased Rev. John Lundie, 
minister of the Gospel at Oldhamstocks 25 June 1787 

„ John, merchant in N. N. K. p , and Janet Pittillo, relict of 

Hugh M'Gregor, merchant in N. W. p. 20 Oct. 175 1 

„ John, baker, New Grayfriar's p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

Robert Reddie, farmer at Auchterderran, Fife 1 Sept. 1795 

„ Ludovick, sailor in New Grayfreir's p., and Janet, d. to deceast 

Martin Meldrum, mason in Old Grayfreir's p. 13 Jan. 1765 

„ Margaret; William Elder, smith 27 Mar. 1780 

„ Miss Mary; William Hay of Crawfordton 5 Jan. 1752 

Cantley, Barbara; David Scott, printer 20 Dec. 1785 

„ Isobel; Alexander Stewart, hairdresser 21 May 1785 

„ Margaret; Peter Archer, servant 9 Dec. 1764 

Capelman, Elizabeth; Thomas Butler, musician 2 Sept. 1780 

Capman, . . .; Peter Dillon, soldier 25 Mar. 1770 



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Card, William, soldier in 25th regiment, Edinburgh Castle, and 
Margt., College Kirk p., d. of deceased Alexr. Purdie, day 
labourer 28 Sept. 1780 

Cardow, James, Caithness Fencibles, High Church p., and Ann, 

same p., d. of William Cogle, teacher in p. of Thurso 18 May 1799 

Carfrae, Agnes; John Thomson, wright 2 Dec. 1753 

„ Alexander, journeyman wright in N. W. p., and Janet, 
d. of deceased James Hutchison, farmer in Elgin, in 
N. N. K. p. 30 Mar. 1755 

„ Anne; John Scoullar, merchant 13 June 1789 

,, Ann; James Graham, wine cooper 23 Apr. 1796 

„ Elizabeth; Charles Arthur, teacher 13 May 1797 

,, Henry, candlemaker in S. W. p., and Jean, d. to Sir William 

Murray, late of Newton, Bart., now in N. E. p. 14 Sept. 1755 

,, James, smith, and Margt., d. to deceast John Carphrae, work- 
man in Fisherrow, both in Old Grayfreir's p. 8 Feb. 1767 
„ James, merchant, St. Giles' p., and Miss Margaret, Tron p., d. 

of William Brown, merchant 25 Apr. 1783 

„ Jean; Adam Dalmahoy, glover 27 June 1792 

,, John, coach maker, College Kirk p., and Mrs. Jean, same p., 

d. of deceased Thomas Wilson, wright 21 Aug. 1782 

„ Margaret; James Porteous, merchant 25 Jan. 1761 

,, Margaret; James Carfrae, smith 8 Feb. 1767 

„ Thomas, smith in South Leith, and Elizt., d. of deceased John 

Thomson, farmer in p. of Kincairdin, now in S. K. p. 12 Jan. 1755 

„ William, journeyman wright, and Alison, d. to deceast Alexr. 

Thomson, skinner binges, now in Tolbooth p. 22 July 1764 

Cargill, Catherine; John Muir, merchant 30 Oct. 1793 

,, James, merchant in N. K. p., and Miss Katherine, d. of deceased 

James Auchinlect of Woodcockdale, now in N. E. p. 17 June 1753 

„ James, writer, New North p., and Miss Marion, Tolbooth p., 

d. of Mr. William Jamieson, mason 30 June 1781 

,, Mrs. Sarah; Alexander Campbell 25 May 1790 

Carlaw, Janet; Alexander Davidson, servant 19 Nov. 1793 

Carleton, Ann; Joseph Davidson, farmer 20 Nov. 1768 

Carlisle, Francis, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Janet, 

same p., d. of deceased John Dryden, residenter at Leadhills 

14 May 1794 
,, James, merchant, New North p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

Robert Stevenson, painter 30 Oct. 1798 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant, New North p., and Grissel, same 

p., d. of George Clapperton, smith in p. of Spott 1 Aug. 1800 

Carlyle, Helen; George Cunynghame, carter 8 Nov. 1784 

Carment, John, teacher in New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, Lady 
Yester's p , d. of William Allan, wright in New Abbey, near 
Dumfries 24 Jan. 1791 

Carmichael, Andrew, writer, New Kirk p., and Miss Lillias, p. of 

Glasgow, d. of deceased John Cross, merchant in Glasgow 24 Jan. 1784 
Married at Glasgow 2nd Feb. 1784. 
„ Andrew, porter, New Grayfriar's p., and Marion, St. Andrew p., 

d. of deceased John Young, wright 8 Sept. 1796 

„ Ann; William White, workman 25 Mar. 1753 

„ Anne; James Legat, merchant 30 Nov. 1755 

„ Anne; Hyram Price, cutler 26 Oct. 1779 

„ Anne; George Sharp, weaver 1 Nov. 1780 

„ Anne; Charles Walker, hairdresser 11 Jan. 1788 

., Anne; William Lowrie, shoemaker 12 Apr. 1790 

„ Archd., shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

Robert Moodie, farmer in county of Fife 29 Sept. 1783 

„ Beatrix; William Dickson, shoemaker 5 Feb. 1788 

„ Miss Christian; Rev. Alexander Gibson 3 Nov. 1780 



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Carmichael, Daniel, shoemaker in New Kirk p., and Christian, d. to 

Thomas Dick, late deacon of the shoemakers, now in New 

North p. 21 Nov. 1762 

„ Daniel, gentleman's servant, New Kirk p., and Betty, Old 

Grayfriar's p., d. of John. Brown, farmer in Dumfriesshire 20 Aug. 1779 
„ Donald, porter, Old Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth M'Donald, . 

Tolbooth p., relict of Peter M'Donald, smith 23 Nov. 1786 

„ Duncan, gentleman's servant, and Jean, d. to deceast Donald 

M'Donald, tenant in Glengarvie, both in Tolbooth p. 26 Sept. 1762 
,, Duncan, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Glen, same p., 

d. of John M'Lauchlan, farmer in Dumferlane 10 Aug. 1789 

,, Duncan, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Joanna, same 

p., d. of James Anderson, residenter in Haddington 12 Dec. 1794 

„ Elizabeth ; Andrew Jack, shoemaker 1 Nov. 1761 

„ Elizabeth; William Lindsay, town officer 7 Nov. 1773 

„ Elizabeth: John Hall, soldier 25 Apr. 1789 

„ George, merchant clerk, Lady Yester's p., and Miss Margaret, 

New North p., d. of deceast Mr. Alexr. Campbell, writer 24 May 1781 
„ Miss Grizell ; Archibald Nisbet, younger, of Carfin 12 May 1776 

„ Helen; Roderick Noble, weaver 27 Nov. 1797 

„ James, writer in Portsburgh, and Grizel, d. to James Thomson, 

smith at Crook, p. of Tweedsmure, now in New Grayfreir's p. 

3 Aug. 1766 
„ James, writer, and Miss Margaret, College Kirk p.,d. of deceased 

Mr. Mathew Reid, minister of the Gospel at Preston Pans 

28 Sept. 1781 
„ James, merchant, Tron p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased 

Francis Home, planter in the Island of Grenada 29 May 1798 

„ Janet; George Innes, merchant 18 Oct. 1767 

„ Jean; William Aitken, merchant 5 June 1768 

„ John, running stationer, and Elizabeth, d. to deceast Peter 

Watson, miliar at Barieshole in Fife, both in the New Kirk p. 

2 Nov. 1760 
,, John, journeyman slator in College Kirk p., and Frances, d. 

to Charles Cuthbertsone, gardener at the Craigs in Liberton 

p., now in New Kirk p. 16 June 1765 

„ John, journeyman slater in College Kirk p., and Sophia, d. to 

Captn. Alex. Campbell in Tolboth p. 10 May 1767 

„ John, gentleman's servant, and Margaret, d. to deceast John 

Campbell, workman in Portsburgh, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 

26 Nov. 1769 
„ John, painter, New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, New North p., 

d. of deceased Archd. M'Intyre, porter 8 June 1786 

„ John, writer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Elisabeth, same p., d of 

John Morison at Mauchline 19 Nov. 1793 

,, John, of Skirling, p. of Kirkurd, county of Peebles, and Miss 

Hyndford, St. Andrew p., d. of Cornelius Elliot, W.S. 14 Oct. 1799 
„ John, farmer at Buckcleugh, county of Lanark, now residing 

in New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. of Alexr. 

Goodfellow, farmer at Crawfurd, county of Lanark 18 July 1795 

„ Margaret; John Campbell, jeweller 11 Dec. 1763 

„ Margaret; William Vallance, brewer 13 July 1779 

„ Margaret; John Tod, blacksmith 22 Apr. 1793 

„ Margaret; Robert Mitchell, weaver 24 Sept. 1796 

„ Margaret; Rev. Richmond Fell 30 May 1798 

„ Marion; Robert Horsburgh, merchant 4 Apr. 1762 

„ Mary; Hugh Manuel, writer 20 Oct. 1751 

„ Dr. Michael, of Hizellhead, physician in p. of Carmichall, and 

Miss Mary, d. to Mr. John Hay, W.S., in N. E. p. 25 Apr. 1756 

„ Nathaniel, mariner in Tron p., and Martha, d. to deceast 

David Bain, weaver in p. of Longnithrie, now in Tron p. 26 Apr. 1772 



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Carmichael, Neil, merchant in Tron p., and Agnes, d. to Mr. 
Norman Morrison, minister at Isle of Lewis, now in College 
Kirk p. 19 Apr. 

„ Quintin, shoemaker, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, Tron p., d. of 

William Megget, gardener 10 Dec. 

„ Quintin, shoemaker, St. Cuthbert's p., and Alison Baillie, New 

Grayfriar's p., relict of Robert Mercer, shoemaker 14 Dec. 

,, Miss Rebecca ; Patrick Russell, W.S. 26 Dec. 

„ Robert, slater in College Kirk p., and Janet, d. of deceast 
James Stewart, labouring man in Blair of Athol, now in Old 
Grayfrier's p. 17 Feb. 

„ Sarah; John Glover, smith 18 July 

„ Thomas, merchant in New Grayfrier's p., and Margt., d. to 

Ludovick Cupar, glover in New North p. 20 May 

„ Thomas, wigmaker in College Kirk p., and Ann Ballantyne, 
relict of William Wilson, sailor in Queensferry, now in 
Tolbooth p. 16 June 

„ Thomas, paton maker, New North p., and Isobel, Tolbooth p., 

d. of Andrew Davie, weaver in Pathhead II Oct. 

„ Thomas, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, College 

Kirk p., d. of Walter Ritchie, vintner in Peebles 18 Oct. 

„ Thomas, last and paton maker, Tolbooth p., and Janet, same 

p., d. of John Gray, weaver at Auchtertool, Fife 28 Apr. 

,, Mr. Walter, merchant in Maryland, and Miss Mary, d. of deceast 

Mr. Robert Dick, writer 21 June 

Carmock, Isobell; Robert Mitchell, merchant 28 Sept. 

Carnegie, Andrew, weaver in Old Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, 
High Kirk p., d. of Geo. Thomson, wright in Charlestown, 
p. of Dunfermline 5 Dec. 

„ Miss Barbara; Sir Alexander Douglas 10 Sept. 

„ Charles, day labourer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Jean, same p., d. 

of deceased John Hogg, cork cutter 8 Apr. 

,, Sir David, of South Esk, Bart., St. Giles' p, and Miss Agnes 
Murray, Old Gray Friar's p., d. of Andrew Elliote, Lieut.- 
Governor of New York 23 Apr. 

„ Elizabeth; John Lickley, servant 27 Dec. 

„ Janet ; David Adam, shoemaker 1 Apr. 

„ Janet; William M'Kay, servant 2 Dec. 

„ John, glassgrinder in N. E. p., and Jean, d. to John Henderson, 

baxter in Newbigging, p. of Inveresk, now in N. E. p. 29 July 
„ Lady Mary Ann ; Rev. John Kemp 27 May 

Carphin, George, solicitor at law in Tolbooth p., and Miss Marion, 

same p., d. of Mr. John Lawder, coper smith 24 Sept. 

Carr, Elizabeth ; John Cockburn, servant 24 Sept. 

Carre, Miss Agnes; John Hume of Ninewells 21 Apr. 

„ Alexander, of Cavers, St. Andrew's p., and Miss Anne, eldest d. 

of Robert Boswell, W.S. 31 Dec. 

„ Mrs. Margaret; James Farquharson of Invercauld 2 Oct. 

Carrel, Christian; Joseph Inglis, servant 29 May 

Carrick, Anne ; James Veitch, mason 23 Feb. 

Carrie (Carie), Robert, hairdresser, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, Old 

Church p.,d.of deceast James Montgomry,farmer inAirshire 

29 Dec. 
Carrington, Robert, smith burges in New Kirk p., and Lillias Moodie 3 Sept. 
Carroll (Carell), Robert, gardener in Tron p., and May, St. Andrew 

p., d. of John Lawson, day labourer in Haddington 14 Nov. 

„ William, upholsterer in Tron p., and Miss Elspeth, d. of Robert 
Anderson, farmer in Brughly near Dunbar, in the West 
Kirk p. 28 Nov. 

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Carroll (Carrell), William, upholsterer in Tron p., and Jean, d. to 

Walter Jolly, tailor in College Kirk p. 17 Feb. 177 1 

Carron, Elizabeth ; Robert Jack, labourer 24 Mar. 1800 

„ Janet; James Elder, cabinetmaker 6 Nov. 1800 

Carruthers, Miss Mary; Ebenezer Wilson, bookseller 10 Apr. 1768 

,, Miss Rachel; John Peter Wade, physician 10 Dec. 1791 

Carsall, Thomas, chaise driver in St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of James Louden, mason at Cowperin Fife 5 Nov. 1790 

Carsan, Elizabeth; John Crockshanks, gardener 23 Apr. 1775 

„ William, writer, and Mary, d. of James Hunter, upholsterer, 

both in New Grayfriar's p. 29 May 1774 

Carse, Agnes; Matthew Oliphant, weaver 20 Jan. 1754 

,, Alexander, cutler, and Janet, d. to Andrew Wilson, smith, both 

in College Kirk p. 1 Feb. 1761 

„ Ann; Thomas Gay, wigmaker 19 Feb. 1769 

„ Elizabeth; Angus Robertson, chairbearer 23 Nov. 1760 

„ Elizabeth; Adam Gordon, wright 29 Dec. 1765 

„ Henry, soldier of the 21st Regiment, and Elisabeth, both in 
Lady Yester's p., d. of deceased . . . Fleming, sailor at 
Cupar, Fife 7 June 1796 

„ Isabella; John Lawson, shoemaker 14 Nov. 1797 

„ Joan; William Paisley, mason 15 Mar. 1780 

„ Margaret; George Forrest, wright 18 Apr. 1788 

„ Mary; John Penman 1 Feb. 1791 

,, Thomas,cooper, New North p., and Janet, same p., d. of deceased 

John Heatley, day labourer in Berwickshire 11 May 1782 

„ William, gentleman's servant, p. of St. Giles, and Helen, Lady 
Yester's p., d. of deceased George Duff, farmer at Aberdeen 

18 May 1780 
Carsel, John, soldier of the City Guard, Old Kirk p., and Ann Dewar, 

same p., relict of Alexander Cameron of the City Guard 1 1 Feb. 1794 
Carstairs, Miss Agnes; Captain John Whyte 22 Nov. 1772 

„ Miss Ann ; Rev. Dr. James Paterson 22 Sept. 1781 

„ Euphem ; Thomas Feggan, servant 4 Sept. 1778 

„ Helen; Thomas Brown 27 Dec. 1772 

,, James, plasterer, and Jean, d. to John Wright, mason at 

Smieton, both in Lady Yester's p. 16 Dec. 1764 

„ Margaret; Robert Thomson, gardener 9 May 1778 

,, Margaret; Andrew Greig, shoemaker 13 May 1800 

„ William, wright in New Grayfieir's p., and Rebecca, d. of 
deceast Archibald Hardie, smith in Cramond, now in 
Tolbooth p. 15 Apr. 1770 

Carswell, David, weaver, College Kirk p., and Jean, New North p., 
d. of deceased Archd. Simpson, skinner at the Water of 
Le'uli 8 Nov. 1785 

,, John, soldier in theShropshiiemilitia,Tolboothp.,and Elisabeth, 

New North p., d. of Thomas Smith, weaver in Glasgow 25 July 1798 
„ Margaret ; George Craig, servant 23 Apr. 1793 

Carter, Christian; Alexander M'Donald, sergeant 7 June 1791 

„ Mr. Thomas, in St. Andrew p., and Miss Glencairn, same p., d. 

of Walter Campbell of Shawfield 17 Nov. 1791 

Carthrre, Agnes; David Moodie, gardener 11 Dec. 1774 

„ David, journeyman mason in New Grayfrier's p., and Jean, d. 
to deceast David Gullan, farmer in Preston Pans, now in 
New North p. 5 Jan. 1766 

Carthsona, John, brewer's servant, Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, 

same p., d. of deceased William Workman in Queensferry 2 Mar. 1777 
Cartledge, Nancy; Charles Lloyd, porter 23 Oct. 1789 



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Cartner, Robert, tacksman of a salmon fishery, New Gray Friar's p., 

and Mary, same p., d. of James Craw, farmer at Inchture 7 Mar. 1789 
Carwen, Miss Isobel; John Christian 9 Oct; 1782 

Cashell, Miss Helen; Ignatius Charles Blake 16 June 1794 

Cass, Mary; Thomas Powel, corporal 3 Jan. 1793 

Cassells, Andrew, soldier, 3rd Regiment Scots Brigade, Tolbooth p., 

and Hannah, same p., d. of Jas. Robertson, porter 14 Oct. 1794 

„ Ann ; Robert Mitchell, coal hewer 22 Dec. 1795 

,, Margaret; Ralph Hutcheson, servant 16 Apr. 1798 

Cassie, Archibald, a gentleman's servant in Old Grayfrier's p., and 
Margaret, d. to deceast James Hector, mason in Aberdeen, 
now in Lady Yester's p. 17 June 1770 

„ Margaret; John Inglis, mate 8 Apr. 1783 

Castill, Miss Harriet; James Drummond 4 July 1795 

Castor, Charles, gentleman's servant (a black), St. Andrew's p., and 
Sarah, same p.,d. of William Keith, farmer in Northumber- 
land 12 Apr. 1785 
Cathcart, Mr. David, advocate, St. Andrew p., and Miss Mary, same 

p., only d. of Robert Moore of Blairstone 11 July 1793 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Cowan 22 Feb. 1761 

„ James, of Carbiston, and Miss Lucretia, d. to deceast Robert 

Colquhoun of St. Christopher's, now both in Tron p. 11 Mar. 1764 

,, Miss Mainie Anne ; William, Master of Napier . 22 Dec. 1754 

Cathie, Anne; Alexander Monro, gentleman's servant 25 Apr. 1785 

„ Jean; John Jenkins, gentleman's servant 13 Dec. 1784 

„ Margaret; James Moffat, gentleman's servant 22 Jan. 1800 

Cathrie, Alexander, journeyman mason, and Ann, d. to deceast Wm. 

Mathieson, shoemaker in Canongate, both in College Kirk p. 

3 Apr. 1768 
Cattanach, Ann; Francis Wright, tanner 25 Dec. 1774 

„ Donald, water bearer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Jean, Old Kirk 

p., d. of John M'Kenzie, day labourer 23 Jan. 1788 

„ Donald, gentleman's servant, and Isabella, both in St. Andrew 

p., d. of William Baillie, gardener at Dalmeny 19 Nov. 1798 

„ Janet; John Smith, glass polisher 25 Sept. 1768 

„ Janet; John Stewart, labourer 18 Nov. 1777 

„ Jean; John M'Gregor, farmer 16 July 1781 

„ Margaret; William Candlish, mason 25 June 1775 

Catto, Christian; Robert Stephenson, painter 15 Dec. 177 1 

„ Jean; James Campbell, flax dealer 3 Dec. 1775 

Caulson, Mathew, serjant in Lord Chas. Manners' Regiment, Castle 
of Edinburgh, and Margaret Henderson, relict of Edward 
Taitt, gunner in Train of Artilery, now in Tolbooth p. 20 July 1760 
Causay, Elizabeth; Alexander Holmes, linen merchant 13 Nov. 1779 

Cave, Miss Mary; Thomas Crockat of Johnstonburn 28 Jan. 1759 

Caven, John, shoemaker, College p., and Helen, same p., d. of James 

Martin,' deceased, shipmaster at Inverkeithing 9 Sept. 1785 

Caverhill, Archibald, merchant, Tolbooth p., and Jean, p. of Jedburgh, 

d. of deceased Walter Chisholm, merchant in Jedburgh 30 June 1785 
„ Beatrix; John Scott, writer's clerk 4 Mar. 1783 

„ Christian; John Ainslie, surveyor 27 Oct. 1776 

„ Margaret; James Lyle, printer * 21 Mar. 1786 

Cavers, Ebenezer, shoemaker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, 
same p., d. of Walter Mercer, dyer and clothier in p. of 
Lauder 4 Sept. 1799 

Caw, Alexander, bookbinder, New North p., and Helen, College 
Church p., d. of Andrew Hendrie, miller at Buchanty, 
Perthshire 29 Dec. J 776 






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Caw, Alexander, bookbinder, New Kirk p., and Elizabeth, Tolbooth 

p., d. of David Watt, miller at Stockbridge 29 May 1784 

„ Ann: Richard Orchard, wright 23 Dec. 1759 

„ Miss Anne; Andrew Bonnar, banker 17 Dec. 1790 

„ John, bookbinder, New North p., and Cecilia, New Kirk p., d. 

of deceased John Finney, miller at the Water of Leith 21 Apr. 1779 
,, Margaret; John Traquair, wright 26 May 1765 

Certlidge, Nancy; Robert Kenly, wright 8 July 1793 

Chadwick, James, of the Royal Artilery, College Church p., 
and Ann, St. Andrew p., d. of George Geddes, labourer at 
Boning ton 5 June 1797 

Chalmer, Andrew, merchant, New Cray Friar's p., and Marrion, 
same p., d. of deceased William Wilson, portioner in 
Berwickshire 17 Apr. 1783 

„ Miss Betty; William Salmond 15 July 1759 

„ James, teacher, New Greyfrier's p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased John Budds, stamp master in Aberdeen 28 Aug. 1781 

„ Missjeannie; Robert Ranken of Couden 29 Jan. 1764 

„ Miss Jenny; Alexander Dods, surgeon 4 Jan. 1782 

„ William, of West Cormack, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. of deceased George Ross, merchant in Montrose 8 Jan. 1782 

Chalmers, Agnes; James Luke, weaver 16 Dec. 1770 

„ Alexander, accomptant in the Excise Office, in S. W. p., and 
Miss Elizt., lawfull d. to deceased Mr. James Forrest, 
physician 10 Aug. 1755 

„ Alexander, one of the clerks of the Excise Office, in the West 
Kirk p., and Miss Barbara, d. to deceast Bailie Alexr. 
Young, brewar in the Potterrow, now in Old Gray- 
friar's p. 4 Jan. 1761 
„ Alison; Lewis Grant, flesher 19 Mar. 1793 
„ Andrew, journeyman wright in Old Kirk p., and Margt., d. to 
Alexr. Allan, farmer in shire of Perth, now in New 
Kirk p. 1 May 1763 
„ Anne; Thomas Law, writer 5 Sept. 1787 
„ Ann; Robert Barker, merchant 2 Jan. 1797 
„ Archibald, wright in New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, in 
same p., d. of deceased Laurance Brown, weaver at 
Tamanagron, near Logie Almond 9 June 1791 
„ Barbara; William Henderson, saddler 17 Nov. 1795 
„ Miss Cochrane; Sir Hector Mackenzie, Bart. 25 July 1778 
„ Elizabeth; John Stalker, staymaker 31 Aug. 1766 
„ Elizabeth; William Richardson, watchmaker 7 Jan. 1779 
„ Elizabeth; Robert Howden, soldier 20 Jan. 1779 
„ Elizabeth; Archibald Bathgate, cabinetmaker 9 Dec. 1789 
„ Elspeth ; James Bryden, shoemaker 7 May 1758 
„ George, merchant in N. N. K. p., and Miss Grizell, d. of Mr. 

William Millar of Glenlee, in N. W. p. 25 Aug. 175 1 

„ Sir George, limner, and Miss Isabella, d. to deceast Mr. John 

Alexander, limner, both in Tolbooth p. 29 May 1768 

„ George, chaise driver in New Gray Frier's p., and Anne, d. to 

Adam Glasgow, wright, p. of Livingston 8 Dec. 1776 

„ Helen; William Scott, plumber 15 July 1764 

„ Helen; David Brechin, candlemaker 28 Oct. 1764 

„ Hugh, mariner, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., d. 
of John Danunell, Excise Office at Fort William, 
Wigtonshire 10 Oct. 1796 

„ James, flesher in N. K. p., and Agnes, d. of deceased James 

Hutchison, flesher in N. N. K. p. 4 May 1755 

„ James, writer in S. W. p., and Margt., d. to Wm. Marr, mason 

in S. S. W. p. 8 June 1755 



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Chalmers, James, wright in Lady Yester'sp.,and Kathne.,d. ofdeceast 

Jas. Johnstone, brewer's servant in New Grayfreir's p. 28 May 1769 
„ James, W.S., Tolbooth p., and Miss Elizabeth, p. of Cannongate, 
d. of the deceased Archibald Campbell, collector of the 
Customs at Prestonpans 12 Aug. 1780 

„ James, slater, Tron p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 
Robert Alexander, shoemaker at Longforgan, county of 
Perth 13 Jan. 1785 

„ James, flesher in High Kirk p., and Helen, in same p., d. of 

Alexr. Hay, tailor at Linton, East Lothian 4 Apr. 1791 

„ James, weaver, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

William Gibson, farmer in Newly 8 May 1799 

,, Miss Janet; Thomas Cumming, banker 2 Dec. 1770 

„ Janet; David Winton, labourer 30 Aug. 1797 

,, Jean; William Rannie, stabler 17 May 1752 

„ Jean; James Hodge, mariner 2 Oct. 1757 

„ Jean; Michael Allan, baxter 26 Oct. 1766 

„ Miss Jean; David Walker of Falfield 29 July 1779 

„ Jean; Matthew Watson, soldier 9 Mar. 1796 

,, Jean; Ebenezer Cornwall, teacher 9 Dec. 1797 

„ John, flesher and drover in the S. W. p., and Kath., d. of 
deceased James Taitt, farmer at West Barns, p. of Dunbar, 
now in S. W. p. 3 June 1753 

,, John, writer, and Jean, d. to Win. M'Laren, mason, both in 

Old Kirk p. 2 Aug. 1761 

„ John, founder, Old Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased 

Duncan M Nab, farmer in Perthshire 
„ John wright, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, same 

deceased William Murray, clerk in Cannongate 
,, John, writer, St. Andrew p., and Miss Ann, same 
William Laing, farmer at Craigower, Mid Lothian 
„ Magdalen; James Morrison, merchant 
„ Miss Margaret; Hary Young of Warrock 
„ Margaret; Lewis Hay, banker 
„ Margaret; Thomas Kinnear, labourer 
„ Margaret; Robert Robertson, dragoon 
„ Margaret; Andrew Peddie, labourer 
„ Margaret; James M'Intosh, coachman 
„ Miss Margaret; Thomas Patterson, merchant 
„ Margaret; Robert Brand, weaver 
„ Richard, cooper, College Kirk p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

deceased James Anderson, staj maker 8 Mar. 1790 

„ Robert, journeyman smith in S. S. E. p., and Margaret, d. to 

Rob. Moir, merchant in Newland p, now in N. N. K. p 17 May 1752 
„ Mr. Robert, writer in Old Grayfreir's p., and Miss Margaret, 
d. of deceast John Forbes of Newhall, now in Tolbooth p. 

26 Dec. 1756 
„ Robert, flesher, and Margt., d. to deceast Wm. Ross, flesher, 

both in New Kirk p. 27 Mar. 1768 

,, Robert, journeyman mason in Old Grayfrier's p., and Barbara, 

d. to Wm. Craw, merchant in College Kirk p. 21 Aug. 1768 

„ Thomas, traveling merchant, New North p., and Charlotte, 

same p., d. of James Tod, porter 12 Mar. 1794 

„ Veronica; Alexander Wood, surgeon 3 June 1759 

„ William, surgeon in the New Kirk p., and Miss Jean, d. of 
deceast h>ir John Nisbet of Dean, now in the New North p. 

19 Dec. 1756 
„ William, indweller in Lady Yester's p., and Janet, d. to John 

Wilkie, farmer in p. of Ratho, now in New Grayfrier's p. 5 June 1763 
,, William, tailor in Tron p., and Jean, d. to James M'Laughlan, 

musician, now in College Kirk p. u Nov. 1770 



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Chalmers, William, joiner, St. Andrew p., and Anne, College Kirk 
p., d. of Peter Elder, weaver in Coldstream, county of Berwick 

10 Jan. 1787 
„ William, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p ,and Elizabeth, same 

p., d. of William Wilson, brewer's servant 31 Jan. 1788 

,, William, sadler, St. Andrew p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

deceased James Smith, farmer near Haddington 26 Apr. 1788 

„ Rev. William, at Auchtergaven, Perthshire, and Margaret, St. 
Andrew p., d. of Mr. . . . M'Glashan, merchant in Dundee 

7 Mar. 1795 
Chambre, Anne Catherine; Richard Hill Waring mar. 16 July 1795 

Chamken, Joseph, soldier in 7th Regiment, New Grayfriar's p., and 

Jean, same p., d. of Henry Mason, farmer at Laswade 13 Aug. 1789 
Chancellor, John, of Shieldhill, and Grizel, d. of Stephen Noble, 

farmer in Quothquhan 3 Aug. 1777 

Chandler, Miss Mary; James Gordon, merchant 28 Apr. 1786 

Chaplain, James, of Collestoun, and Isobel, d. to James Bisset, 

merchant in Montrose, both in Tron p. 5 Sept. 1762 

Chaplin, George, of Collieston, St. Andrew p., and Miss Janet, Tron 

p., d. of late Quintin Kennedy of Knockdone 14 Feb. 1799 

„ Moon, mariner, St. Giles' p., and Ann, same p., d. of Robert 

Burrel, mariner at Ipswich 24 Sept. 1784 

Chapman, Alexander, merchant in Perth, and Barbara, d. to deceast 

Jas. Rutherford of Bowland, in Tolbooth p. 5 Apr. 1761 

„ Alexander, day labourer, College Kirk p , and Janet, St. Andrew 
p., d. of deceased Alexr.-Bullions, farmer, p. of Aughtergavin 

21 June 1785 
„ Betty; John Donaldson, mariner 30 Oct. 1774 

„ Daniel, merchant, and Christian Tulloch, relict of Kenneth 

Tulloch, writer, bcth in Old Grayfreir's p. 8 Dec. 1765 

,, Elizabeth; Thomas Thomson, sailor 27 Dec. 1767 

„ Elizabeth; David Mouat, cook 6 Nov. 1774 

„ Jean; Robert Reid, chairmaster 21 Apr. 1765 

„ Jean; Charles Scott, printer 18 Aug. 1794 

„ John, journeyman shoemaker in College Kirk p., and Jean, 
d. to William Bartlieman, gardener in Dalkeith, in 
Tron p. 24 Nov. 1771 

„ Margaret; George Borthwick, fishhook maker 24 Oct. 1773 

„ Sussanna; Dnncan M'Phaile, wright 5 Jan. 1790 

Chappy, Helen; Christopher Paterson, sailor 5 Jan. 1766 

Charles, Ann; George Hill, fishmonger 7 Apr. 1784 

,, Eliot; William Cuming, gardener 1 Dec. 1765 

„ Elspeth; James Caithness, mariner 3 May 1752 

„ George, and Mary, d. to James Purdie, smith at Dalmahoy in 
West Lothian, both servants to Mr. John Syme, W.S., in 
Nicolson Street 16 Jan. 1774 

,, George, flesher, Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, High Kirk 
p., d. of George Spence, deceased, flesher in Mussleburgh 

20 July 1789 
,, Janet; James Hogg, merchant 22 June 1766 

,, Janet; Robert Calder, mason 18 Mar. 1780 

„ John, carter, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, New North p., 

d. of John Lindsay, meal maker in Dalkeith 15 Feb. 1788 

,, John, drummer in Invalides Company, New Grayfriar's p., 
and Jean, same p., d. of deceased Willm. Burke, day 
labourer 13 Apr. 1789 

„ John, candlemaker in High Kirk p., and Jean, Old Kirk p., 

d. of Mathew Gray, baker in Musselburgh 23 Sept. 1791 

,, John, carter, and Jean, d. to deceast Wm. Turnbull, farmer in 

Grange muir, p. of Stenton, both in Lady Yester's p. 15 Nov. 1767 



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Charles, John, journeyman wright in Tron p., and Issobell, in West 

Kirk p., d. to Robert Ferguson, herd in Blackford p. 28 Mar. 1773 

„ Nanny; Duncan Gordon, servant 4 June 1775 

„ Robert, baker in St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., d. of 
deceased James Aitchison, farmer at ... , county of 
Haddington 27 Nov. 1792 

„ William, journeyman mason, and Margt., d. to George Low, 
land labourer in Gilmerton, both in College Kirk p. 

15 and 22 May 1768 
„ William, candlemaker, Old Gray Friar's p., and Isobell, New 
Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased Alexr. Kinell, day labourer, p. 
of Aberdour, county of Fife 22 June 1786 

,, William, shoemaker, and Ann, both in Tron p., d. of William 

M'Clear, flesher in Musselburgh 1 Jan. 1798 

Charleton, Rev. Charles, College Kirk p., and Anna Maria, same p., 
d. of deceased Mr. Robert Holme, attorney in Carlyle, 
county of Cumberland 22 Nov. 1784 

„ Hester; George Shafto 30 Nov. 1785 

„ John, clock and watchmaker in St. Andrew p., and Margaret, 
same p., d. of deceased . . . Aiikinson, miliar at Lumly 
Mill, near Chester Street, county of Durham 20 Mar. 1792 

„ Peter, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

Henry Fairley, late labourer in Livingston 6 Oct. 1798 

„ Robert, oversear to the Marques of Lothian in p. of Newbattle, 
and Jean, in Old Grayfrier's p., d. of James Haw, indweller 
at Newbattle 18 Oct. 1772 

Charteris, Lady Frances; Dr. William Trail 10 Apr. 1799 

Chattell, William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Mary, 

same p, d. of . . . Benson, deceased, of Leeds, Yorkshire 19 Aug. 1795 
Chatto, Miss Margaret; William Pringle, writer 13 July 1795 

Cheap, William, manufacturer in Old Grayfriar's p., and Katharine, 
d. to deceast Mr. Chas. Baxter, minister of the Gospel at 
Sprouston, now in College Kirk p. 12 July 176 1 

Cheislie, Miss Anne; Matthew Liston, preacher 1 July 1759 

Chenivix, Miss Sarah; Hugh Tuite 8 Nov. 1792 

Chepar, Robert, staymaker in College Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to 
deceast John Crawford, farmer in Bo'ness p., now in New 
North p. 17 Jan. 1768 

Cherey, Alexander, carter, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. 
of deceased Alexander White, farmer at Slamannan, Stirling- 
shire 1 5 Jan. 1794 
Cnessny, Anthony, joiner, New Gray Friar's p., and Helen Smellie, 
same p., relict of Willm. Bowie, shoemaker in Crosscausey 

19 Jan. 1779 
„ Anthony, grave digger, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, Old Kirk 

p., d. of deceased Alexr. Finlay, residenter 4 Nov. 1794 

Chessor, James, son to James Chessor, farmer in p. of Mortlach in 
shire of Aberdeen, now in Tron p., and Euphen, in Tolbooth 
p., d to deceast Andrew Orrock, cutler 17 July 1763 

Chevalier, Jean, of the suite of His Royal Highness the Duke de 
Angouleme, Prince of France, and Victor Ursula Joseph, 
St. Andrew p , d. of Louis Bernard Bishops, farmer at St. 
Homers, France 4 Jan. 1797 

Cheyne (Cheen), Christian, harpiscord maker in Tron p., and 
Kalherine, d. of deceased John Thomas, shoemaker burgess 
in Old Kirk p. 28 Sept. 1766 

„ Elizabeth; George Mitchell, saddler 22 Aug. 1795 

„ Jean; John M'Queen ' 21 Mar. 1773 

„ Ninian, bookseller, St. Andrew p., and Miss Jean, same p., d. 

of James Auchinleck of Oxenden 25 Apr. 1794 



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Cheyne, Richard, merchant's clerk, St. Andrew p., and Mary, Old 

Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased Peter Law, shoemaker in 

Holborn, London 26 May 1787 

„ Stuart, bookseller, St. Andrew p., and Miss Mary, same p., d. 

of Alexr. Stephens 1 Nov. 1799 

Child, Christian; Alexander Ker, merchant 6 July 1787 

Chirnside, David, gardner, and Isabella, both in St. Andrew p., d. of 

John Henderson, labourer in p. of Stitchell 30 Mar. 1798 

„ Miss Jean; Dr. Pinkston James 26 Dec. 1791 

Chisholm, Agnes; James Hastie, mealmaker 9 Dec. 1759 

,, Agnes; John Ramage, plasterer 15 Nov. 1799 

,, Alexander, mariner, and Isobel, both in Lady Yester's p., d. of 

John Menzies, weaver in Anderston, near Glasgow 6 Mar. 1797 

„ Christian; John M'Pherson, chairman 16 Nov. 1766 

„ Donald, day labourer, Tron p., and Mary Brown, same p., 

relict of Robert Huddleston, soldier in South Fencibles 27 May 1785 
„ Edward, soldier in the City Guard, and Barbara, d. to deceast 

Jas. Ross, labouring man in Ross-shire, both in Tolbooth p. 

18 Nov. 1764 
„ Euphemia; John Goldie, ship carpenter 14 Feb. 1792 

„ George, mariner, Old Church p., and Magdalene, same p., d. of 

deceased John Moffat, surgeon 24 May 1799 

,, Gilbert, of Stirsches, and Christn., d. to deceast Michael 

Anderson of Tushielaw, both in Tron p. 10 July 1768 

„ Isobel; Daniel Fisher, merchant 6 Nov. 1757 

,, Jacobina; Euphrid Aikman, printer 27 Nov. 1708 

,, Jacobina; Euphred Aikman, printer 20 May 1770 

„ James, mason, St. Andrew p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

David Shand, farmer at Auchterderran, Fife 5 Dec. 1794 

,, Janet; John Elder, shoemaker 26 Sept. 1756 

,, Janet; William Ross, mason 17 Aug. 1798 

,, Jean ; Archibald Caverhill, merchant 30 June 1785 

,, Katherine; James Hogg, poulterer 6 Dec. 1786 

„ Miss Margaret; Rev. Robert Scott 27 June 1781 

,, Margaret ; Alexander Bisset, glover 20 July 1785 

,, Mary; John Bruce, carter 17 Sept. 1798 

„ Thomas, wright in Old Kirk p., and Mary, d. to deceast John 

White, tailor, now in College Kirk p. 24 Nov. 1765 

„ William, ostler, in Old Grayfrier's p , and Ann, d. to deceast 

Wm. Turnbull, farmer in p. of Kirk ton, now in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 1 Sept. 1765 
„ William, tailor, St. Giles' p., and Christian, New Gray Friar's p., 

d. of William Harvey, mariner in Leith 1 Sept. 1784 

„ William, merchant, Lady Yester's p., and Marion, St. Andrew p., 

d. of Michael Page, heelmaker, Calton of Edinburgh 29 Aug. 1787 

Christian, . . ., gentleman's servant in Tolbooth p., and Jean, d. to 

Willm. Scott, wright in Cannongate, now in Colledge Kirk p. 

18 Nov. 1764 
„ Angus, grocer, and Ann, d. of deceast Peter Blackie, mason at 

Gifford. p. of Yester, both in the New Extended Royalty 14 Nov. 1773 
,, Ann; Timothy Rourke, soldier 16 Oct. 1781 

„ John, St. Giles' p., and Miss Isobel, same p., d. of late Henry 

Carwen of Workingtonhall in county of Cumberland 9 Oct. 1782 

Christie (Chrystte), Alexander, merchant in Montrose, now in Coledge 

Church p., and Barbara, same p., d. to John Brown, 

residenter 25 June 1775 

,, Alexander, of Balchristie, p. of Newburn, Fife, and Miss 

Margaret, Old Gray Friar's p., d. of Mr. John Robertson, 

writer 26 Apr. 1783 

„ Alexander, painter, Tolbooth p., and Miss Euphemia, Old Gray 

Friar's p., d. of William Ballantyne, merchant in America 2 Apr. 1785 



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Christie, Alexander, wright, New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same 
p., d. of James Jameson, farmer at Stenton, county of 
Haddington 21 Oct. 1 786 

„ Miss Anne; Captain John Bauchop 25 Mar. 1786 

„ Ann; Thomas Wakefield, servant 13 May 1796 

„ Ann; James Kilgour, baker 30 Sept. 1799 

„ Charles, indweller in New North p., and Ann, in Pittenweem p., 

d. of deceast . . , Auchmleck, indweller in Pittenweem 28 Aug. 1774 
„ Christian; Walter Johnston, workman 2 Sept. 1752 

„ Christian; William Jameson, workman 30 Sept. 1770 

„ Christian ; Alexander Rannie 18 Apr. 1773 

„ Christian; David Gilchrist, tronman 31 Dec. 1793 

„ David, cook, and Agnes, d. to deceast George Paterson, weaver 

at Dunbar, both in New Kirk p. 21 July 1765 

„ David, writer, St. Andrew p., and Miss Helen, p. of Montrose, 

d. of David Gardner, merchant 1 1 Oct. 1799 

„ Elizabeth ; David Tod, baxter 22 Oct. 1769 

„ Elizabeth; George Veitch, mason 26 Jan. 1782 

„ Elizabeth; John Guthrie 30 April 1782 

„ Elizabeth; Hector Douglas, wright 10 Nov. 1786 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Young, merchant 10 Dec. 1798 

„ Elizabeth; William Jack, maltster T2 Mar. 1799 

„ Miss Elizabeth; James Millar, merchant 13 April 1799 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Moss, sergeant 7 May 1800 

„ Emelia; Thomas Clark, baxter 16 Feb. 1755 

„ George, shoemaker in N. K. p., and Marion, d. to John Brown, 

shoemaker in N. W. p. 3 Feb. 175 1 

„ George, shoemaker in the New Grayfreir's p., and Elisabeth, 
d. to John Alice (Ellis), ship master in North Queen's Ferry, 
p. of Inverkeithing, now in Old Grayfreir's p. 20 Nov. 1757 

„ George, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Isobella, same p., 

d. of deceased Hugh Murray, wright in Perth 28 May 1783 

„ George, tailor in College Kirk p., and Jean Errol, same p., relict 

of Daniel Walker, smith at Kilpatrick, near Glasgow 12 Oct. 1 791 

„ George, jeweller, High Church p., and Miss Elisabeth, New 

North p., d. of Mr. John Lindsay at Colt Bridge 14 Nov. 1794 

„ Hamilton; James Elliot, servant 13 June 1788 

„ Isobell; Robert Paterson, officer of Excise 21 Jan. 1753 

„ Isobell; Patrick More, shoemaker 2 Nov. 1766 

„ Isobell; John Thompson, ropemaker 18 May 1786 

„ James, corkcutter in Old Grayfreir's p., and Eliz., d. to deceast 

James Wallace, smith in Prestonpans, in Old Kirk p. 27 Aug. 1769 
„ James, and Sophia, d. to James Addison, farmer in p. of Binlay, 

Bamfshire, both in New Kirk p. 17 June 1770 

„ James, late slater, and Janet Aitken, relict of John Young, 

residenter, now in Charity Workhouse in New Grayfreir's p. 9 May 1773 
„ Captain James, of the 88th Regiment, St. Giles' p., and Miss 
Elizabeth, same p., d. of deceased Sir William Baird of 
Saughton Hall 26 Oct. 1781 

„ James, wright, Old Kirk p., and Christian, Tron p., d. of John 

Angley, wright 21 Mar. 1785 

„ James, corkcutter in Old Gray Friar's p., and Anne, in St. 
Andrew p., d. of John M'Leod, farmer at Nether Town of 
Loggie, p. of Crimmond 7 O ct - l 79 l 

„ Miss Jane; Robert Jamieson, W.S. 14 Apr. 1796 

„ Janet; Robert Christie, shoemaker 17 May 1783 

„ Janet; John Somerville, carrier 12 Aug. 1786 

„ Janet; Adam Drysdale, labourer 12 Dec. 1800 

„ Jean; Alexander Bald, clerk 1 May 1774 

„ Jean; Andrew Murray, tailor 3 Nov. 1779 

„ Jean; John Hervey 29 Oct. 1789 



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Christie, John, wright, Old Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

Thomas Bambridge, farmer at Dunkeld 2 Nov. 1778 

„ John, gentleman's servant, St. Cuthbert's p., and Janet, same 

p., d. of deceased Henry Keid, day labourer at Moranside 11 Feb. 1782 
„ John, cork cutter in Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, in same 
p., d. of Andrew Alison, deceased weaver at Lerwick in 
Shetland 1 Apr. 1790 

„ John, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Helen, same p., 

d. of deceased Wm. Aitken, gardener at Hamilton's Folly 21 Jan. 1791 
„ John, wright in College Kirk p., and Helen, Tron p., d. of 

William Towers, tenant at Kilbride, p. of Dunblane 28 Nov. 1792 

„ Katherine; James Ogilvie, mariner 16 June 1754 

„ Katherine; Alexander Paton, soldier 18 Dec. 1757 

n Katherine; Alexander Erskine, smith 3 June 1759 

„ Margaret; Thomas Ritchie, wright 29 July 1754 

„ Margaret; Alexander Sinclair, farmer 14 Aug. 1768 

„ Margaret; Thomas Gully, gunner 30 Sept. 1778 

,, Margaret; John Donaldson, tailor 8 Oct. 1782 

„ Miss Margaret; Robert Johnston, merchant 30 Mar. 1792 

„ Margaret; Robert Scott, teacher 23 Oct. 1795 

„ Marion; Alexander Porteous, mason 3 Apr. 1784 

„ Mary; James Murray, couper 13 Dec. 1761 

„ Captain Napier, of the Guards, St. Giles' p., and Miss Mary, 
same p., d. of deceased Gen. Ralph Burton of the Third 
Regiment 31 Mar. 1782 

,, Patrick, officer of Excise at Gilmerton, p. of Libberton, and 
Isobel, d. to deceast Wm. Richardson, smith, now in New 
Grayfreir's p. 27 Jan. 1765 

,, Peter, and Janet Straton, both servants to my Lady Dowager 

of Lovat, both in S. E. p. 23 Mar. 1755 

,, Rabina; William Oswald, printer 16 Oct. 1757 

„ Rabina; Wallace Williams, hairdresser 13 May 1779 

„ Rachel; James Wright, pewtherer 13 Feb. 1783 

„ Robert, gardener, and Isobel], d. to deceased John M 'Donald, 

stabler in Bamff, both in S. E. p. 3 Dec. 1752 

„ Robert, shoemaker, Tolbooth p., and Janet, St. Giles' p , d. of 

deceased William Christie, cork cutter \y May 1783 

„ Thomas, ship carpenter at West Weems, and Mary, d. of 

Thomas Gardner, merchant at Markinch :6 Sept. 1778 

„ Thomas, hairdresser, College Church p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. of Robert Dickson, weaver in Cannongate 8 Apr. 1800 

„ Ursula; John Sinclair, mariner 25 Sept. 1788 

„ William, soldier in the City Guard, in Old Grayfriar's p., and 
Helen, d. to deceast David Forbes, farmer in p. of Fearn, 
now in Tolbooth p. 16 Dec. 1759 

„ WiHiam, gentleman's servant in Tolbooth p., and Christian, d. 
of deceast John Stuart, farmer in shire of Perth, now in 
Tron Kirk p. 27 June 1762 

„ William, shoemaker, and Janet, d. to deceast John Wither- 

spoons, farmer at Longnidrie, now both in Tron p. 11 Sept. 1763 

„ William, gentleman's servant, and Margt., d. to Donald 

M'Nab at Callander, now both in Tolbooth p. I Dec. 1765 

„ William, merchant, and Margt., d. to deceast Francis Reid, 

tailor, both in New Grayfrier's p. 6 Dec. 1772 

„ William, gentleman's servant, New Kirk p., and Helen, Tol- 
booth p., d. of deceased Archibald Hartley, miller at Dairy 
Mills 27 May 1778 

„ William, tailor, p. of Mid Calder, and Margaret, d. of John 

Graham, farmer at Stabend, p. of Livingston 1 June 1778 

,. William, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Anne, d. of 

deceased Peter M'Grigor, farmer, Perthshire 29 July 1799 






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Christison, Christian; Robert Baird, shoemaker 19 Jan. 1755 

„ George, preacher of the Gospel, LaHy Yester's p., and Mathew, 

same p , d. of deceased Robert Johnston, merchant 10 Sept. 1800 

„ John, teacher, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Joan Prinze, same 

p., d. of deceased George Yeitch, late merchant in Edinburgh 

22 Oct. 1800 
Chrystal, Christian; Daniel Douglas, vintner 25 Aug. 1784 

„ Esther; Daniel M'Load, slater 30 Apr. 1782 

„ James, writer, p. of Stirling, and Miss Mary, New North p., d. 

of deceased Mr. David Wardrope, surgeon 25 Sept. 1787 

„ Margaret; Alexander Edmonston, goldsmith 10 Oct. 1780 

„ Mary; James Law, merchant 20 Apr. 1784 

„ Robert, printer, Lady Yester's p., and Jacobina, New Gray- 
friar's p., d. of William Marshall, tailor 20 Sept. 1794 
„ William, teacher, p. of Stirling, and Jean, St. Andrew p., d. of 

James M'Ewan, farmer in Gargunnoch 29 Dec. 1800 

Church, Anne; George Frier, tobacco spinner 15 Sept. 1771 

„ John, factor to the Honble. George Baillie of Jarviswood, and 

Mary Pattison, widow of James Stuart, merchant in Wooler 

30 June 1776 
Clapham, Miss Elizabeth Grace; John M'Kellar, R.N. io May 1786 

Clapperton, Alexander, writer in New North p., and Miss Betty, d. 

to deceast Archd. Murdoch, macer of Court of Justiciary, in 

Tolbooth p. 5 Oct. 1760 

,, Alexander, writer in New North p., and Janet, d. of deceast 

Oliver Tod, merchant in Old Grayfriar's p. 24 July 1763 

„ Alexander, writer, and Miss Christn., d. to deceast Thos. 

Banks, merchant in Prestonpans, both in Tolbooth p. 10 Jan. 1768 

„ George, writer, Tolbooth p., and Jennet, p. of Linlithgow, d. of 

deceased John Bunkle, wright in Linlithgow 25 July 1778 

„ Grissel; Robert Carlisle, servant 1 Aug. 1800 

„ Isobel; Kenneth M'Kenzie, baker 23 May 1780 

„ James, bookbinder, New North p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

deceased John Young, merchant in Perth 25 Mar. 1785 

„ Janet; James Wallace, gunsmith 9 Mar. 1785 

„ John, gentleman's servant, West Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same 

p., d. of deceased Walter Collier, smith, p. of Libberton 27 Mar. 1779 
„ William, drover, New Greyfriar's p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

deceased John Young, farmer in p. of Cranston 1 July 1783 

Clark, Agnes; James Moodie, servant 27 Oct. 1754 

„ Agnes; Robert Watson 4 Dec. 1757 

„ Agnes; John Smith, smith 15 Aug. 1762 

„ Agnes; John Pirie, grocer 20 Nov. 1781 

„ Agnes; David Hog, porter 20 Nov. 1788 

£ Alexander, glover in New North p., and Ann Fowler, relict of 

James Johnstone, coppersmith in Lady Yester's p. 17 May 1761 

u Alexander, staymaker in New North p., and Margt., d. to John 

Brand, merchant in College Kirk p. 14 Mar. 1762 

„ Alexander, brewar, and Elizabeth, d. to George Smith, labour- 
ing man in p. of Dirleton, both in College Kirk p. 2 Feb. 1772 
„ Alexander, bookbinder, New North p., and Hennereta, same 

p., d. of Thomas Annan, indweller in Largo, Fifeshire 4 Mar. 1782 
Alexander, musician, Old Kirk p., and Katharine, same p., d. 

of deceased Alexr. M'Donald, soldier in Castle of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1786 
„ Alexander, painter, Old Gray Friar's p., and Isobella, South 

Leith p., d. of deceased William Gordon, dyer 24 Nov. 1787 

„ Alexander, wright,01d Kirk p., and Helen, same p., d. of deceased 

Thomas Stone, shoemaker at Castle Barns 29 Apr. 1788 

„ Alexander, painter in Old Gray Friar's p., and Mary Ann, in 

St. Andrew p., d. of deceased Hugh Cochrane of Burnside, 

county of Renfrew 4 Aug. 1792 



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Clark, Alexander, glazier, Old Kirk p., and Ann, New Grayfriar's p., 

d. of deceased Archibald Mackay, labourer 14 Nov. 1797 

„ Amelia; John Bannatyne of Castlebank 18 July 1795 

,, Andrew, watchmaker in College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, d. to 

deceast James Nicoll, smith in Killmure, now in Old 

Kirk p. 11 Nov. 1759 

,, Andrew, of Comry, and Miss Ann, eldest lawfull d. to Patrick 

Campbell of Ardchattan 22 Sept. 1776 

„ Andrew, tailor, New Gray Friar's p., and Sophia, same p., d. of 

William Hislop, wright 13 Jan. 1790 

„ Andrew, tailor in College Kirk p., and Catharine, St. Andrew 

p., d. of deceased John Hutton, coal overseer at Weems, Fife- 
shire 6 Dec. 1792 
„ Andrew, wright, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., d. of John 

Durie, farmer at Elphingstone, county of East Lothian 4 Oct. 1794 
,, Andrew, tailor, College Kirk p., and James, same p., d. of 

deceased James Adie, shoemaker in Portsburgh 10 Oct. 1794 

„ Ann; William Cruickshanks, candlemaker 2 Dec. 1753 

„ Anna ; John Rodger, soapmaker 27 Mar. 1789 

„ Anne; William Graham, servant 12 Feb. 1790 

„ Ann; William Loudon, mariner 18 July 1796 

„ Anna; Gideon Scott, porter dealer 21 Nov. 1792 

,, Charles; Roderick Ivl'Kenzie, cook 5 May 175 1 

„ Charles, porter in Weighhouse, New Grayfreir's p., and Beathia, 

same p., d. of Robert Nicol, Weighhouse porter 31 July 1781 

„ Christian; Richard Griffith, soldier 15 Sept. 1798 

„ Christian; James Kerr, shoemaker 11 Feb. 1799 

„ Christian; John M'Intosh, gardener 3 Mar. 1800 

„ David, smith, and Agnes, d. to deceast David Keddie, wright 

in Dysart, now both in New Grayfreir's p. 14 Sept. 1766 

„ David, gentleman's servant, Lady Yester's p., and Lillias, New 

Church p., d. of deceased James Bell, farmer 19 Jan. 1777 

,, David, glover, College Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

deceased Thomas Davidson, merchant 6 Apr. 1782 

,, David, cabinetmaker and joiner, New North p., and Mary, same 

p., d. of Archibald Russell, publican in Alloa 27 Dec. 1785 

„ Ebenezer, grocer, and Elizth., d. of Wm. Brown, gardener, p. 

Pennycuik 19 Oct. 1777 

„ Elizabeth; Daniel Ross, tailor 8 May 1757 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Baxter, labourer 31 May 1793 

„ Elizabeth; John Bartleman, mason 19 Dec. 1800 

„ Emelia; Alexander Watt, wright 22 Nov. 1797 

„ Euphena; Thomas Dallas, surgeon 11 May 1766 

„ Francis, wright, College Kirk p., and Henrietta, same p., d. 

of deceased William Sutherland, shoemaker in Wick 17 Mar. I790 

,, George, merchant, St. Andrew p., and Sarah M 'Donald, College 

Kirk p., relict of John Sturrock, grocer 21 Nov. 1787 

„ George, wright, Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of Robert 

Henderson, labourer at Landrige, East Lothian 10 Oct. 1793 

„ Grissel; James Barry, baker 15 Nov. 1785 

„ Grizel; James Lawson, wright 16 Sept. 1791 

„ Hannah; Benjamin Pillans, tailor 21 May 1800 

„ Helen; Robert Clark, merchant 17 Feb. 1760 

„ Miss Helen ; Rev. Bartholomew Thomas 8 Mar. 178 1 

„ Isobell; John Ross, gardener 28 Oct. 1764 

„ Isobell; John Scott, labourer 13 Oct. 1776 

„ Isobella; Andrew Moor, servant 6 Aug. 1789 

„ Isobel; Thomas Murray, servant 23 Nov. 1798 

„ James, gentleman's servant, Wt. Church p., and Grizel, servant, 

New Gray Fryer's p., d. to John Low, dyer, Grass Market, 

New Gray Fryer's p. 31 May 1775 



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Clark, James, day labourer, and Kathn., s. p., d. of Robert Spiers, 

mariner, deceased 15 June 1777 

„ James, day labourer, Lady Yester's p., and Katharine Love, 

same p., relict of John Lawder, wight 29 July 1782 

„ James, of Sweathope, College Kirk p., and Miss Elizabeth, 

same p., d. of John Fairley, indweller in Hamilton 17 June 1783 

„ James, clerk, Lady Yester's p., and Rachel, same p., d. of Robert 

Wales, limner in London. Mar. 21st inst. by Revd. Dr. Wm. 

Moodie 15 Nov. 1794 

„ Janet; Patrick Henderson, lastmaker 21 Dec. 1760 

„ Janet; Kenneth M'Innes, servant 12 Jan. 1772 

„ Janet; William Davidson, cooper 3 Mar. 1787 

„ Janet; Alexander Rarrie, teacher 24 June 1788 

„ Janet; Alexander Fraser, servant 30 Nov. 1790 

„ John, merchant in S. K. p., and Miss Sussan, d. of deceased 

Win Adams, architect in S. S. E. p. 11 Nov. 1753 

„ John, labourer at Limekilns, now in Lady Yester's p., and 

Agnes, in same p., d. to William Dewar, labourer at Clunie, 

Fifeshire 23 Apr. 1775 

„ John, farmer at Riddoch, and Elizth., d. of William Gib, 

farmer at Abbot Grange, both now in Edinburgh 10 Nov. 1776 

„ John, shipmaster at Inverkeithing, a widower, and Elizabeth, 

d. of Andrew Turnbull, a late bailie of Innerkeithing 12 Jan. 1777 

„ John, late of the Navy, Tolbooth p., and Miss Mary, d. of Joseph 

Davie, county of Cumberland 5 Dec. 1777 

„ John, printer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

Walter Freeman, watchmaker, Hawick 25 Sept. 1780 

„ John, mariner, Tolbooth p., and Anne, High Kirk p., d. of 

Duncan Campbell, day labourer at Charlestown, county of 

Fife 23 Nov. 1785 

„ John, engraver, Tolbooth p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased 

Andrew Ross, upholsterer 28 Nov. 1785 

„ John, quarrier, and Katharine, both in St. Andrew p., d. of 

Edward Stewart, mariner at Limekilns 24 Feb. 1797 

„ John, weaver, Old Grayfriar's p., and Isabella, Old Church p., 

d. of Archibald Menzies, porter 18 July 1798 

„ Jean; John Morton, soldier 1 Nov. 1772 

„ Jean; William Thomson, merchant 6 Oct. 1776 

„ Jean; William Craig, wright 16 May 1783 

„ Jean; John M'Kay, shoemaker n Nov. 1785 

,, Jean; David Romanes, tailor 29 June 1786 

„ Miss Jean; James Hoggan, surgeon 3 Dec. 1788 

„ Jean; Andrew Brodie, wright 13 Nov. 1797 

„ Jean; John Johnston, staymaker 7 Nov. j 798 

„ Katherine; John Kent 17 Mar. 1776 

„ Lucretia; David Niven, tobacconist 27 Aug. 1758 

„ Margaret; David Fleming, wright 24 Feb. 1754 

„ Margaret; James Burdon, hairdresser 22 Dec. 1776 

„ Margaret; John M'Allum 17 Nov. 1777 

„ Margaret; John M'Kay, coppersmith 3 Aug. 1782 

„ Margaret; James Archibald 10 Mar. 1786 

„ Margaret; George Mortimer 3 Jan. 1787 

„ Margaret; James Campbell, baker 13 Sept. 1787 

„ Margaret; John Duff, chair master • 17 May 1788 

„ Margaret; John Burns, wright 11 Nov. 1788 

„ Margaret; William Lawson, carver 12 Oct. 1795 

„ Margaret; Sime Ruthven, printer 29001.1798 

„ Margaret; Henry Browning, mason 15 Nov. 1798 

„ Mary; James Howison, mason 14 Apr. 1751 

„ Mary; Patrick Thomson, wright 24 Nov. 1751 

„ Mary ; Charles Stewart, lintdresser 9 Feb. 1752 



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Clark, Miss Mary; Alexander Maxwell, merchant 23 Dec. 1753 

„ Mary; Patrick Hutchison, coppersmith 14 Dec. 1755 

„ Mary; John Lauder, wright 3 May 1787 

„ Mary; Andrew Forrest, servant 3° July 1799 

„ Mary; Joseph Peirie, painter 10 Jan. 1800 

„ Mrs. Matilda; James Hay of Hopes, W.S. 10 July 1798 

„ Peggie; Charles Aitken, joiner 19 Apr. 1772 

„ Peter, reedmaker in N. W. p., and Jean, d. to Walter Johnston, 

wright at Moffat, now in N. N. K. 7 Oct. 1753 

„ Richard, staymaker, College Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

James Williamson, residenter 30 Apr. 1796 

„ Robert, glazer, burgess in N. K. p., and Margt., d. of deceased 

John Sinclair, farmer in Zetland, now in N. K. p. 30 Aug. 1752 

„ Robert, merchant, and Helen, d. to deceast George Clark, 

journeyman mason, both in Tolbooth p. 17 Feb. 1760 

„ Robert, of Mavis Bank, and Miss Margt., d. of deceased John 

Urquhart of Cromartie, now in Old Grayfrier's p. 18 May 1766 

„ Robert, baker in Old Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

Thomas Howden, weaver in Prestonpans 12 Jan. 1792 

„ Robert, tobacconist, College Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., 

d. of deceased Robert Hogg, labourer at Fortune, East 

Lothian 8 Dec. 1796 

„ Thomas, soldier in Lord George Beauclerk's regiment, and 

Margt., d. of deceased George Johnston, journeyman tailor, 

both in N. E. p. 27 Oct. 1754 

„ Thomas, gentleman's servant in Old Grayfrier's p., and Jean, 

d. to John Davie, wright in Yester, now in College 

Kirk p. 27 Jan. 1765 

„ Thomas, slater in College Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

John Logan, shoemaker at Lanark 8 Mar. 1793 

,, William, weaver in N. E. p., and Eupham, d. to deceased John 

Kirkwood, servant to Sir John Clerk of Pennycook, Bart, 

now in N. W. p. 30 Nov. 1755 

„ William, flesher in the New Kirk p., and Alison, d. to Andrew 

Lawson, farmer at Bruntsfeild Links in West Kirk p. 30 July 1758 

„ William, gentleman's servant, and Christian, d. to deceast 

Alexr. Oswald, shipmaster in Kirkaldy, both in Old Kirk p. 

29 Nov. 1767 
„ William (son of the deceased William Clark), St. Andrew p., 

and Miss Mary, same p., d. of Philip Longmead of Plymouth 

7 Dec. 1786 
,, William, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Catharine, Tron p., d. 

of deceased Alexr. Gordon of Culross, Perthshire 14 Apr. 1795 

„ William, catechist, St. Andrew p , and Sarah, same p., d. of 

John Pursell, spirit dealer in Glasgow 2 Aug. 1799 

„ William, merchant, St. Andrew p., and Miss Margaret, same p., 

d. of Col. Halket of the Scotch Brigade 19 Aug. 1800 

Clarke, Edward, writer, and Shaw, both in St. Andrew p., d. of 

deceased . . . Pennycook, residenter in Glasgow 23 Aug. 1797 

„ See also Clerk. 
Clarkson, Miss Catherine; Lieut. Henry Norton 30 Sept. 1797 

„ Ebenezer, surgeon in College p., and Mary, same p., d. of James 

Burnet, farmer at Selkirk 6 Apr. 1791 

„ Jean; Andrew Henderson, mason 29 Dec. 1781 

„ Jean; James Laurie, labourer 23 Feb. 1798 

„ John, jun., teacher of music, High Church p., and Miss 

Charlotte, St. Andrew p., d. of Mr. John Parsons, teacher 

of music 3 Feb. 1795 

„ Margaret; Robert Brown, poultryman 19 Dec. 1756 

„ Margaret; Thomas Fulton, wright 7 Sept. 1786 

„ Mary; Moses Leckie, shoemaker 16 May 1755 






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Clarkson, Thomas, merchant from Berbadoes, and Miss Anne, d. of 
deceast John Russell of Langrigg, p. of New Monkland, 
both in College Kiik p. 17 Oct. 1762 

„ William, barber in N. North p., and Margaret, Tron p., d. to 

deceased James Allen, barber 29 Oct. 1775 

Clatchie, Jean; Archibald White, weaver 27 Apr. 1760 

Clavill, William, of London, now in N. North p., and Mrs. Ann 
Heddes Hardwick, widow of Edward Hardwick, gentleman, 
S. p. 23 July 1775 

Clayhills, James, of Invergowrie, St. Andrew p., and Miss Henrietta 
Henderson, same p., only child of David Kinloch of Gourdie 

4 Dec. 1785 
Clayton, James, corporal in the 66th Regiment, commanded by Lord 
Adam Gordon, now in the Castle of Edinburgh, and Ann, 
in the New Kirk p., d. of Thomas Fucknell, gardener in 
Hampshire county 11 Dec. 1774 

Cleaver, Alexander, tailor, and Margaret, d. of deceast Robert 
Fettes, farmer in the shire of Clidsdale, both in the Old 
Grayfreir's p. 29 Jan. 1758 

Cleghorn, Agnes; Thomas Riddell, merchant 24 Oct. 1762 

„ Agnes; Alexander Stell, painter 24 May 1784 

„ Alexander, tylor in Tron p., and Margaret, servant with Mr. 
Hay of Reid House, d. to James Lumsdaine, weaver near 
Haddington 14 May 1775 

„ Alexander, tailor, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of 
deceased James Ballantyne, wright, p. of Eccles, county of 
Berwick 25 Nov. 1789 

„ Barbara; Alexander Brown, bookseller 13 Apr. 1777 

„ Catherine; William Doughtie, mason 1 July 1795 

„ Christian; William Armstrong, coppersmith 5 Jan. 1755 

„ Christian; William Gibson, tailor 28 Sept. 1755 

„ David, brewer in New Grayfreir's p., and Elisabeth, eldest d. 
to deceast James Stark of Lawhood, collector of Excise in 
Kirkcaldy, now in West Kirk p. 11 Feb. 1770 

„ David; William Dick, merchant 27 Apr. 1778 

„ Elizabeth; John Elder, stationer 22 Sept. 1789 

„ Elizabeth ; Alexander Keay, brewer 20 Mar. 1782 

,, Helen; James Thomson, jun., merchant 3 Dec. 1775 

„ Hugh, indweller in the Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Rachaell, 

in said p., d. of deceased John M'Gill, Edinburgh 2 Oct. J 774 

„ Dr. James, professor of anatomy in St. Andrew p., and Miss 
Agnes, in same p., d. of deceased Mr. Alexr. Hume, 
coachmaker 5 July 1791 

„ Miss Janet; John Hamilton, merchant 25 Apr. 1793 

„ John, merchant in S. W p., and Jean Scott, relict of Robert 

Hay, merchant, in S. W. p. 24 Mar. 1751 

„ John, brewer in Canon Mills, West Kirk p., and Jean, d. to 

Mr. John M'Leure, writing master in Tolbooth p. 13 Apr. 1766 

„ John, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

James Bousie, weaver in Couper of Fyfe 7 Dec. 1784 

„ Rev. John, minister of Wick, now in New North Church p., 
and Miss Eliza, St. Cuthbert's p., d. of late George Turnbull, 
wricht in p. of Eccles 22 June 1799 

„ Miss Margaret; Mr. John Strachan, merchant 25 Jan. 1767 

„ -Marion; James Douglas, farmer 11 Nov. 1759 

„ Marion; William Ronaldson, baxter 11 Mar. 1764 

„ Marion; David Stodart, smith 24 Feb. 1771 

„ Martha; John Eliot, gardener 19 Oct. 1755 

„ May ; James Scrogie, gardener 21 Nov. 1756 

„ Richard, writer, Old Kirk p., and Miss Janet, same p., d. of 

Lieut. John Pirrie, R.N. 4 May 1795 



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Cleghorn, Thomas, coachmaker, and Miss Margt., d. to deceast Alexr. 

Hume, writer, both in College Kirk p. 2 Sept. 1764 

„ Thomas, merchant in Old Gray Frier's p., and Miss Ann, d. to 

Rev. Alexr. Duncan, minister of the Gospel at Smail- 

holm 19 Oct. 1766 

,, Thomas, coachmaker, p. of St. Giles, and Miss Mary, College 

Kirk p., d. of George Yule, tenant at Fenton Barns, Dirleton 

24 Mar. 1778 
„ William, bookbinder, and Barbara, d. to deceased John Weir, 

weaver in Toryburn, both in N. W. p. 16 Nov. 1755 

Cleland, Agnes; William Cleland, smith 5 May 1780 

„ Anne; John M'Ewen, plasterer 23 June 1771 

,, Anne; James Cowan, mariner 18 July 1786 

„ Charles, bookbinder, High Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased Thomas Scott, in the Castle of Edinburgh 25 Oct. 1786 
„ Christian; John Jarvie, labourer 29 Dec. 1783 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Stevenson, poultryman 6 Apr. 1755 

„ Elizabeth; John Douglas, officer of Excise 22 May 1774 

„ Elizabeth; William Ker, baker 7 Jan. 1779 

„ George, journeyman smith, and Janet, d. to Charles Rob, 

wright at Peterhead, both in N. E. p. 31 May 1752 

„ James, weaver, Lady Yester's p, and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexander Wright, wright at Kirkandres 5 Mar. 1779 

„ Janet; Alexander Smith, weaver 4 Feb. 1759 

„ Miss Joanna; Rev. James Ellice 27 Nov. 1757 

,, John, writer, and Miss Mary, d. of deceast Robert Mutter, 

merchant in South Leith, both in the Tron p. 5 Feb. 1758 

„ John, watchmaker, and Margaret, d. of deceast Hugh Guthrie, 

sailor at London, both in the New Grayfriar's p. 13 Sept. 1772 

„ John, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, New 

North p., d. of James Thomson, gentleman's servant 26 Apr. 1798 

„ Katherine; William Scott, saddler iojan. 1762 

„ Margaret; John Dunsmure, merchant 10 Feb. 1753 

„ Margaret; Henry Sime, baxter 13 June 1762 

„ Margaret; Daniel M'Laren, wright 18 Mar. 1770 

„ Miss Rachel; Mr. John Goodlet, preacher 31 Aug. 1755 

„ Miss Rachel; John Smith, shipmaster 7 Dec. 1755 

„ Robina; Rodger Kevand, plasterer 10 Sept. 1799 

„ Rosina; John Kelman, distiller 28 Apr. 1791 

„ William, writer in Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, d. to 

deceast James Johnstone, weaver, now in College Kirk 

p. 9 Jan. 1763 

„ William, Chelsea pensioner, indweller in Lady Yester's p., and 

Janet Miln, relict of John Davidson, wright in Old Gray- 

freir's p. 3 Jan 1768 

„ William, indweller in Lady Yester's p., and Isobel Grant, in the 

College Kirk p., relict of Henry Fairgrieve, staymaker 1 1 Dec. 1774 
„ William, smith, p. of Laswade, and Agnes, Tolbooth p., d. of 

George Cleland, smith at Cherryhall 5 May 1780 

Clement, James, wright, High Church p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

deceased James Johnston, wright at Tully Allan, Fifeshire 28 June 1793 
Clephane, Agatha; Duncan Buchanan 1 Apr. 1759 

„ Charles, goldsmith in Old Grayfreir's p., and Margt., d. to 

deceast Andr. Scott, baker in Glasgow, now in College 

Kirk p. 11 Sept. 1768 

„ David, mariner, and Agnes, both in Old Grayfriar's p., d. of 

David Foreman, late cooper at Markinch, Fife 24 Aug. 1797 

„ John, painter in S. S. E. p., and Condradina, d. to John 

Murray, gunner in the Castle of Stirling 21 July 175 1 

„ Margaret ; John Hamilton, stabler's servant 29 Jan. 1758 

„ Mary; Alexander Smith, mariner 20 Dec. 1785 



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Clephane, Thomas, painter, College Kirk p., and Rachael, same p., d. 

of deceased Robert Davidson, gardener at Broughton 14 May 1785 

Clerk, Agnes; David Samuel, vvright 18 Jan. 1756 

„ Miss Agnes; John Craigie, merchant 3 Dec. 1758 

,, Agnes ; Alexander Ogg, servant 18 Nov. 1770 

,, Alexander, tailor, Tolbooth p., and Agnes, New North p., d. of 

deceased Duncan Ross, shoemaker 25 June 1779 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant, College Kirk p., and Johan, 

same p., d. of deceased James Somervell, trunkmaker 20 Oct. 1779 
„ Andrew, goldsmith, College Kirk p., and Janet, Lady Yester's 

p., d. of deceased John Hill, tanner in Portsburgh 27 Aug. 1781 

„ Ann; William Young, upholsterer 15 Nov. 1761 

„ Ann; Andrew Rae, timber sawyer 13 Dec. 1767 

„ Ann; James Lindsay, labourer 8 Sept. 1795 

„ Archbald, journeyman weaver, and Catharin, d. to John 

Dewar, farmer in Dumfermline, both in S. S. W. p. 24 June 1753 

„ Christian; John Cairns, flesher 15 June 1760 

„ Christian ; Alexander Macdonald, tailor 20 July 1760 

„ Dr. David, physician in Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Helen, d. 

of deceast . . . Duff of Craigton, now in Canongate p. 26 Apr. 1761 
„ Miss Dorethea; David Craigie, W.S. 15 Oct. 1779 

„ Elizabeth; James Kid, grocer 17 Feb. 1780 

,, Emelia; Matthew Johnstone, mason 30 Sept. 1764 

„ Euphan; John Gullen, printer 11 Jan. 1761 

„ Euphan; James Bremner, writer 23 Aug. 1767 

„ Francis, tailor, and Isobel, d. to John Duncan, tailor at 

London, both in College p. 22 May 1757 

„ Francis, journeyman wright, son to deceast Andrew Clerk, 

wright and burges in Tron p., and Mary, d. to deceast Peter 

Flint, schoolmaster in Cramond, now in College Kirk p. 2 Sept. 1770 
„ Grizel; Robert Menzies, mason 28 Aug. 1768 

„ Helen; Peter Stewart, shoemaker 15 Sept. 1771 

„ Hugh, journeyman goldsmith in N. E. p., and Margt, d. 

of deceased John Ritchie, heelmaker in Canongatehead, 

now in N. E. p. 14 Sept. 1755 

„ Isobell; David Stevenson, shoemaker 3 Dec. 1752 

„ Isobell; David Hunter, shoemaker 1 July 1764 

„ Isobell; Erskine Buchanan, slater 17 Feb. 1771 

„ James, St. Andrew p., and Miss Janet, Old Gray Friar's p., d. 

of deceased George Irving of Newton 14 Oct. 1786 

,, James, brushmaker, and Eupham, d. of deceast John 

Rudiman, labouring man in shire of Banff, both in College 

Kirk p. 1 Nov. 1761 

„ James, ferrier in College Kirk p., and Jean, milliner, d. to 

Jas. Robertson, surgeon in Torryburn, now in Tolbooth p. 9 Dec. 1764 
„ James, a gentleman's servant, and Margt., d. of deceast Robert 

Smart, weaver in Anstruther, both in Old Kirk p. 17 May 1767 

„ James, wright in Tron p., and Chrichton, d. of deceast Andrew 

Newton, weaver, now in New Grayfreir's p. 20 Jan. 1771 

„ Janet; Andrew Wilson, flesher 22 Mar. 1767 

„ Janet; William Elliot, bookbinder 12 Aug. 1770 and 5 May 1771 

„ Jean; Donald M'Donald, servant 10 Dec. 1777 

„ Jean; David Lindsay, tailor 10 July 1779 

„ John, merchant in New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, d. to Peter 

Tansh, smith in Pleasance, now in Tolbooth p. 9 Jan. 1763 

„ Margaret; Thomas Barrowman, wright 13 Oct. 1765 

„ Margaret ; Alexander Finlayson 13 Nov. 1768 

„ Margaret; William Grant, drummer . 9 Dec. 1770 

„ Mary; John Wright, wright 1 Feb. 1767 

„ Miss Mary ; Samuel Watson, writer 4 Sept. 1768 

„ Miss Mary; William Thomson, planter 5 Feb. 1779 

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Clerk, Patrick, farmer, p. of Eroll, and Eupham, same p., d. of 

deceased James Grahame, farmer at Muirhouse 14 Jan. 1779 

,, Peter, soldier in the 25th Regiment, at present in the Castle of 
Edinburgh, and Elizth., d. to deceast Robert Lamb, labourer 
in Coldstream, now in Tolbooth p. 14 Apr. 1765 

„ Robert, tailor, College Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. of 
deceased Robert Steel, weaver in Edmonston, county of 
Edinburgh 15 Oct. 1785 

„ Robert, mariner, High Church p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert Inglis, shoemaker in Galashiels 3 June 1799 

,, Samuel, wigmaker in Dalkeith, and Miss Agnes, Old Gray 
Friar's p., d. of deceast Duncan Mollyson of p. of 
Cumbernauld 17 Nov. 1778 

„ Sarah ; Launcelott Knowles, butler 12 July 1779 

„ Stephen, organist in College Kitk p., and Henreta, d. to John 

Duff, land surveyor at Dundee, now in Tron p. 22 Sept. 1765 

„ Thomas, journeyman baxter in S. E. p., and Emelia, d. of 
deceased James Christie, farmer in Dyke in shire of Murray, 
now in N. K. p. v 16 Feb. 1755 

„ Bailie Thomas, merchant in Bristo Street, and Kathne, d. to 

James Farquhar, merchant in Tolbooth p. 17 July 1768 

„ William, currier, and Marion, d. to deceast John Anderson, 

wright in Fountainbridge, both in College Kirk p. 6 Dec. 1761 

,, William,- bookbinder in the New North p., and Isobel, in 
Tolbooth p., d. of deceased John Drummond, gentleman's 
servant at Lasswade 11 Sept. 1774 

„ William, wright, Lady Yester's p., and Ann, New Grayfriar's p., 

d. of Alexander M'Donald, day labourer. 6 Mar. 1779 

„ See also Clark. 
Clerohugh, William, hairdresser, Old Church p., and Margaret, New 

Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased Jon. Meldrum, residenter 25 Dec. 1794 
Cleugh, Alexander, Deacon of the Skinners, in N. W. p., and 
Eupham Brysen, relict of James Fairwatter, shipmaster in 
South Leith 19 Jan. 1752 

„ Eupham; Thomas Howard, soldier 15 Dec. 1778 

„ Jean ; John Matheson, servant 30 Nov. 1776 

„ Margaret; Simon Bathgate, cattle dealer 6 Mar. 1799 

„ Mary; James Brown, plumber 16 July 1784 

„ Mary; Andrew Perrock, servant 2 Apr. 1785 

Cliff, Miss Sarah; William Wood 16 Oct. 1795 

Clift, Elizabeth; Hugh Graham, weaver 15 Nov. 1797 

„ Margaret; Hugh Wilkinson, clerk 26 May 1776 

Clingskaill, John, mason, and Isabel, d. to George Haliday, shoe- 
maker in the p. of Polworth, both in New Grayfreit's p. 26 Nov. 1769 
Clinkscale, Mary; James Simpson, Exise officer 23 Dec. 1800 

Clorchie, Elizabeth; John Turnbull, clerk 9 Aug. 1767 

Clow, Charles, mason in New North p., and Jean, d. of deceast James 

Paterson, wright in p. of Alloa, now in New Grayfriar's p. 27 May 1764 

„ David, tailor in Bo'ness, and Isobell Millar, relict of Robert 

Mitchell, merchant in Old Grayfriar's p. 5 Apr. 1761 

„ Henry, shoemaker, College Church p., and Agnes, same p., d. 

of William Young, labourer in p. of Nairn 7 Jan. 1800 

„ Janet; Joseph Donaldson, skinner 6 Jan. 1751 

„ Jean; Robert Watson, merchant 11 Aug. 1751 

„ Rachel; Thomas Mein, ropemaker 11 Sept. 1763 

Clunie, Alison; James Watson, hairdresser 15 July 1789 

„ Isobel; William Leslie, weaver 11 Mar. 1764 

„ James, journeyman baxter, and Kathrine, d. to deceast Jno. 

Balbirney, dyer in p. of Kemmuck, both in Tolbooth p. 30 Nov. 1766 

„ John, joiner, St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., d. of John 

Oliphant, labourer in p. of Dunbarny 28 Sept. 1798 






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Clunie, Margaret ; Alexander Finlayson, wright 25 Sept. 1778 

Clure, Alexander, journeyman tailor in N. K. p., and Mary, d. of 

deceased Mr. Daniel Girdwood, schoolmaster in Carnwath, 

now in S. S. W. p. 23 Sept. 1753 

Clydesdale, Robert, watchmaker in Tron p., and Veronica 

Montgomerie, staymaker, now in College Kirk p. 31 Aug. 1766 

Coates, Janet; James Muirhead, wright 4 Oct. 1797 

„ John, sergeant in South fencibles in Edinburgh Castle, and 

Anne, New Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased William Moffat, 

merchant in Peebles 26 Apr. 1779 

„ Lillias; Archibald Campbell, baker 16 Nov. 1798 

„ William, farmer of Bonnally, Midlothian, now in Lady 

Yester's p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of deceased James 

Hogg, farmer at Craigend, p. of Stow 6 July 1796 

Cochran, Adam, indweller in S. S. W. p., and Isobel, d. of deceased 

William Nasmith, mason, now in N. N. K. p. 31 Mar. 175 1 

„ Daniel, tronman, and Eliz., d. of deceased Robt. Duncan, 

shoemaker in Aberdeen, both in N. K. p. 16 Aug. 1752 

„ David, soldier in the South fencibles, and Annie Taylor, p. 

of Muiravenside 23 Nov. 1778 

„ Lady Elizabeth; Patrick Heron of Heron 10 Dec. 1775 

„ Elizabeth; David Galloway 25 Jan. 1788 

„ Henry, joiner, New Gray Friar's p., and Rebecca, same p., d. 

of David Marshall, carter at the saw mills, near Leith 14 Nov. 1786 
„ Isobel; James Taylor, bookbinder 16 Sept. 1782 

„ James, candlemaker in New North p., and Jean Herriot, 

New Gray Friar's p., relict of Robert Charleton, grocer 7 Apr. 1791 
„ James, patern drawer, New Grayfriar's p., and Katharine, same 

p., d. of Andrew Anderson, residenter 14 Aug. 1798 

„ James, printer, High Church p., and Miss Janet, College Church 

p., d. of Mr. John Milne, merchant 14 Mar. 1800 

„ Miss Janet; Dr. James Inglis 19 Oct. 1766 

„ Janet; Samuel Bower, labourer 30 Dec. 1795 

„ Janet; James Moffat 22 Feb. 1797 

„ Jean; James Cowan, candlemaker 12 Jan. 1787 

„ Jean; Charles Omand, waiter 29 Jan. 1790 

„ Jean; Hugh Currie, maltster 18 Apr. 1800 

„ John, upholsterer in College Kirk p., and Elizth., d. of deceast 

George Pollock, smith in the Crosscauseway, now in the 

New Kirk p. 31 May 1767 

„ John, gardener at Bellmonth, in the parish of Corsterphine, 

and Grizell, d. of deceast John White, coachman in West 

Kirk p., now in New North p. 21 Apr. 177 1 

,, John, wright, College Kirk p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

deceased John Currie, day labourer at Lesslie, county of Fife 2 Apr. 1785 
„ John, brushmaker, College Kirk p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

Alexander Blair, wright 15 July 1793 

„ Miss Lillias; James Mitchell, merchant 26 Feb. 1758 

„ Margaret; William Musher, weaver 25 Nov. 1770 

„ Margaret ; Peter Marshall, cutter 15 Dec. 177 1 

,, Margaret Mary ; Laurence Webster, bombardier 18 July 1797 

„ Mary; Andrew Ronald, servant 7 Jan. 1776 

„ Mary Ann; Alexander Clark, painter 4 Aug. 1792 

,, Mary; John Laing, wright 11 Mar. 1799 

„ May; Alexander Reid, mason 7 June 1772 

„ Philip, wright, New Gray Friar's p., and Anne, St. Andrew p., 

d. of deceased William Angley, farmer at Ednam, near 

Kelso 2 Jan. 1787 

„ Richard, St. Andrew p., formerly of America, and Miss Margaret, 

same p., d. of deceased Revd. Willm. Smith, minister at 

Cranston 9 Dec. 1795 



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Cochran, Robert, weaver, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, Old Gray- 
friar's p., d. of James Core, weaver at Picardy 12 Nov. 1788 
„ William, of Kirkfield, and Miss Sarah, d. to deceast James 

Dewar of Vogrie, both in Old Grayfriar's p. 20 Sept. 1761 

„ Lieut.-Col., 2nd battalion of the Royals, St. Andrew p., and Mrs. 

Elizabeth, same p., d. of deceased Peter Brown, Falkirk 19 Feb. 1796 
Cock, Alison; William Laing, merchant 13 Nov. 1782 

„ Charles, mason in Old Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, same 
p., d. of deceased John Melrose, skinner at Melrose, Tweed- 
dale 3 Sept. 1792 
„ Christian; John Leighton, shoemaker 15 July 1759 
„ Mr. Daniel, minister of the Gospel at Greenock, and Miss 
Alison, d. to Patrick Jameson, deacon of the Masons, now 
in Lady Yester's p. 12 Dec. 1756 
„ David, linen dealer in p. of Liff, Angusshire, and . . . , now in 
Lady Yester's p., d. to Robert Cock, linen merchant in p. of 
Liff 14 May 1775 
„ Elizabeth; William Elder, wright 7 Jan. 1792 
„ Erskine, journeyman shoemaker in S. W. p., and Mary, d. of 
deceased James Logan, merchant in Glasgow, now shop- 
keeper in N. E. p. 4 Jan. 1756 
„ Jean; James Grimmad, tailor 8 Sept. 1771 
„ John, staymaker in College Kirk p., and Mary, d to James 
Syme, smith in Ballochlone in p. of Maderty, now in Lady 
Yester's p. 18 Nov. 1764 
,, John, day labourer, College" Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of John M'Craw, out Chelsea pensioner 31 Mar. 1783 

„ Katherine; John Morison, gardener 31 May 1779 

„ Magdalene; Duncan M'Kenzie, shoemaker 7 June 1767 

„ Margaret; George Munro, soldier 15 Jan. 1793 

„ Margaret; Thomas Gardner, shoemaker 1 1 Aug. 1806 

„ May; Patrick Murison, brewer 3 Oct. 1785 

,, . . . ; David Cock, linen dealer 14 May 1775 

,, Robert, wright in Pethhead, and Catharine, d. to John Cowan, 

shoemaker at Dalkeith, both now in Edinburgh 28 Apr. 1776 

„ William, journeyman bookbinder in Tron p., and Anne Blair, 

relict of James Ratrey, writer in Perth 10 Dec. 1758 

„ William, saddler, Tolbooth p., and Isobel, same p.,d. of deceased 

' William Wilson, farmer at Dalkeith 11 Nov. 1785 

,, William, bookbinder in High Kirk p., and Elizabeth, in same 

p., d. of James Whitlaw, weaver # 25 Aug. 1790 

Cockburn, Adam, lorimer in College Kirk p., and Margret Russel, 

relict of John Simpson, coupar in Leith, now in Canongate 5 Jan. 1766 
„ Agnes; James Johnston, farmer 30 Aug. 1792 

,, Alexander, of the Island of Granada, and Elizabeth, d. of 
deceast Thomas Kennedy of Maybole, both in New North p. 

7 Nov. 1773 
„ Andrew, white ironsmith in S. W. p., and Alison, d. to Charles 

Shirrif, merchant in South Leith, now in S. E. p. 10 Feb. 1753 

„ Andrew, Chelsea pensioner, and Janet M'Lauchlane, widow, the 

parties in Tron p. 21 Apr. 1776 

„ Andrew, journeyman mason, New Gray Frier's p., and Mary, 
New Kirk p., d. of Duncan M'Duff, farmer at Muthell, 
Perthshire 9 Oct. 1781 

„ Archibald, merchant, College Kirk p., and Helen, Tron p., d. of 

deceased Hugh Skirving of Plewland Hill 27 Feb. 1782 

„ Miss Barbara; Rev. James Burn 17 Oct. 1773 

„ Catherine; James Godsman, merchant 18 Nov. 1753 

„ David, shoemaker, Old Kirk p., and Lillias, Tolbooth p., d. of 

deceast Tho. Torrance, residenter 17 Sept. 1794 

„ Dorothy; Roderick M'Donald, drummer 17 Sept. 1791 



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Cockburn, Elizabeth; George Mason, gardener 8 Sept. 1776 

„ Elizabeth; James Inglis, merchant 20 May 1786 

„ Elspeth ; William Cockburn, baker 20 June 1780 

„ Mr. George, and Miss Bethia, d. of Thomas Dundas of Fingask, 

now in Tron p. 4 May 1766 

„ George, jeweller, New Gray Friar's p., and Helen, same p., d. 

of deceased Robert Brown, poulterer 30 July 1784 

„ Hamilton, smith, and Alison, both in the Tolbooth p., d. of 
deceased George Punton, labourer at Tyninghame, East 
Lothian 24 Mar. 1797 

„ Helen; Alexander Rose, servant 13 Oct. 1754 

„ Helen; George Patterson, baker 22 Oct. 1775 

,, Helen; William Scott, servant 24 Oct. 1788 

„ Miss Helen; William Baillie Rose 26 Apr. 1798 

,, Isobel; John Ramsay, mariner 25 Dec. 1763 

• „ Isobel; John Bennet 23 Mar. 1781 

,, Miss Isabella; William Robertson, advocate 22 Aug. 1796 

„ Sir James, Bart., capt. of the 48th regiment, and Miss Mary, 
third d. of deceast Robt. Rochhead of Masterton, both in 
Tron p. 8 Apr. 1764 

„ James, lorimer, College Kirk p., and Barbara, St. Andrew p., 

natural d. of deceased Capt. . . . Melville, R.N. 17 Dec. 1785 

„ Janet; Hugh Morton, servant 3 May 1761 

„ Janet; John Wilson, mason 8 Jan. 1764 

„ John, servant to Mr. John Couts, merchant, and Elisabeth, d. 
to Thomas Carr, innkeeper in Wooler in Northumberland, 
both in the Old Kirk p. 24 Sept. 1758 

„ John, writer in Old Kirk p., and Miss Isobel, d. to Mr. Robt. 
Davidson, junr., merchant in Dunse, now in College Kirk p. 

26 Sept. 1762 
„ Mr. John, teacher of languages in Old Kirk p., and Katharine, 
d. to Mr. Robt. Farquhar, one of the masters of the High 
School 15 Dec. 1765 

„ John, a gentleman's servant, and Alison, d. of deceast John 
Mathiesson, soldier in Gen. Whitham's regiment, both in 
New North p. 10 Jan. 1768 

„ John, baxter, and Margaret, d. to John Winlay, smith in King- 
ston in p. of Dirlton, both in Tron p. 6 Oct. 1 77 1 
„ John, dyer in New North p., and Isobel, d. of deceast Charles 

Laurence, schoolmaster, both in New Grayfrier's p. 15 Nov. 1772 

„ John, writer, eldest laufull son of Thos. Cockburn of Row- 
chester, Old Gray Friar's p., and Miss Jane, St. Andrew p., 
eldest lawfull d. of Geo. Ross, late of London, now at Quebec 

31 May 1786 
,, John, baker, St. Andrew p., and Isabella, same p., d. of John 

Sawers, millmaster at Bellsmills 15 July 1794 

„ John, wright, High Church p., and Mary, same p., d. of Alexander 

Wilson, mason 30 Nov. 1796 

„ Katherine ; James Buchan, weaver 21 Dec. 1760 

„ Margaret; James Calder, servant 17 Sept. 1752 

., Margaret; William Stark, combmaker 27 Sept. 1767 

., Margaret; Andrew Thomson, corkcutter 19 Oct. 1780 

„ Margaret; James Reid, cattle dealer 28 Nov. 1780 

„ Miss Margaret; Rev. William Martin 26 May 1787 

,, Miss Margaret; James Stodart of Cargen 2 Aug. 17S8 

„ Mrs. Mary; Alexander Nairn, advocate 2 Mar. 1755 

„ Mary; David Gibson, tailor 5 Mar. 1774 

„ Miss Martha; John Gloag, merchant 23 Dec. 1759 

„ Peter, journeyman smith in College Kirk p., and Isobell, d. to 
deceast George Hill, wright in Fisherrow, now in Tron p. 

10 Apr. 1763 



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Cockburn, Rachel; John Binning, flesher 1 Dec. 1765 

„ Richard, wright, Tolbooth p., and Flora, same p., d. of late 

Thomas Moon, farmer in Argyleshire 25 July 1799 

,, Miss Robina; John Wallace, writer 3 Apr. 1763 

„ Sophia; James Denham of Cranshaws 5 Aug. 1753 

„ Mr. Thomas, W.S., in S. K. p., and Miss Agnes, d. of Mr. John 

Scott of Belfoord in p. of Morebattle, now in N. K. p. 3 Dec. 1752 

„ Thomas, writer, and Jean, d. to James Couper, indweller, both 

in Tolbooth p. 22 June 1766 

„ William, baker, p. of St. Giles, and Elspeth, same p., d. of 

Adam Cockburn, weaver in Ormiston 20 June 1780 

„ William, wright, New Gray Friar's p., and Sarah, same p., d. of 

Henry Higgins, founder in Dysart 15 Oct. 1784 

,, William, architect of Coupar in Fife, now in St. Andrew p., and 

Euphemia, High Church p., d. of James Hunter, vintner 1 Aug. 1793 
Cockdale, Paul, gold and silver spinner, and Ann, d. to John • 

Herdman, cook, both in N. K. p. 15 Mar. 1752 

Coffield, John, cook in New Kirk p , and Marian, d. to deceast 
Donald M'Hera, gardener in Fortingall, now in Lady 
Yester's p. 26 Aug. 1770 

Cogle, Ann; James Cardow, Caithness fencibles ]8 May 1799 

,, Janet; Alexander Grant, wright 9 Dec. 1770 

„ Margaret; John M'Donald, labourer 5 Nov. 1792 

Coig, Malcolm, gardener, St. Andrew p., and Eleonora, High Kirk p , 
d. of John Whitehead, overseer to Earl of Dundonald at 
Culross 16 June 1786 

Coindel, Jean Francois, student in medicine, St. Andrew Church p., 
and Miss Catharine, Old Grayfriar's p., d. of Chas. Walker, 
vintner 24 Oct. 1796 

Coiy, Nelly; James Hutton, servant 12 July 1779 

Colden, Caldwaller, linen manufacturer in New North p., and Jean, 
d. to deceast Thos. Mathie, merchant in Cockeny, now in 
New Kirk p. 16 Oct. 1768 

,, Peter, gardener, New Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased John Nimmo, wright in Dalkeith 12 Dec. 1782 

Coldstream, John, writer, Old Gray Frier's p., and Agnes, Tolbooth 
p., d. to deceased Chas. Stephen, accompt. Royal Bank of 
Scotland 19 May 1776 

,, Katherine; Alexander Smith, servant 28 Apr. 1765 

Colin, Christian; James Stewart, servant 13 Nov. 1757 

,, Elizabeth; James Robertson, merchant 8 June 1760 

„ Elizabeth; James Orr, soldier 3 Apr. 1794 

,, Janet; John Callander, shoemaker 6 Apr. 1760 

,, Jean; Peter Williamson, coffeehouse keeper 7 Sept. 1760 

,, John, gentleman's servant, Tron p., and Margaret, St. Andrew 
p., d. of James Ramage, day labourer at Blairengon, county 
of Perth 12 Nov. 1787 

„ Katherine; George Gray, shoemaker 23 Nov. 1760 

Collestone, Katherine; William Norrie, smith 31 May 1761 

Collet, Mary; Thomas Martin, coppersmith 1 Aug. 1783 

Collie, Ann; William Brown, flesher 2 Oct. 1792 

„ James, gentleman's servant, Lady Yester's p., and Mary, St. 
Andrew p., d. of deceased Henry Craig, weaver at Wick, 
Caithness 22 Apr. 1793 

,, John, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Janet, Tron p., d. of 

deceased John More, flaxdresser 18 Oct. 1781 

,, John, gardener, St. Andrew p., and Amelia, same p., d. of 

Robert Kid, wright at Aberdour, Fifeshire 23 Jan. 1795 

„ John, cooper, Old Church p., and Margaret, same p, d. of 

Nicol Bell, copper smith in South Leith 7 Feb. 1800 

„ Margaret; John M'Craw, servant 17 Jan. 1792 



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Collier, David, journeyman shoemaker in Old Kirk p., and Janet, d. to 

Walter Coallier, tailor in Dalkeith, now in College Kirk p. 31 Mar. 1765 
„ Elizabeth; John Clapperton, servant 27 Mar. 1779 

„ Janet; David Collier, shoemaker 31 Mar. 1765 

,, Janet; James Crichton, hairdresser 16 Nov. 1789 

„ Jean; David Bell, mason 17 Jan. 1768 

„ John, indweller, and Christian, d. to Jas. Cairns, farmer in 

Cairnshaws, both in New Kirk p. 1 Mar. 1761 

„ Mary; James Walker, joiner 10 Nov. 1800 

Collin, Andrew, labourer, St. Andrew p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

Peter Dickson, shepherd at Pennycuick u July 1794 

Collingwood, Elizabeth; Hugh Elder, tailor 11 Aug. 1765 

Collins, Bartoholmy, brewer, St. Giles' p., and Isobella, Tron p., d. of 

John M'Pherson, farmer in Badenoch 17 Nov. 1783 

„ Clement, soldier, Susex cavalry, High Church p., and Janet, 

same p., d. of Alexander Penman, labourer in Kelso 4 Jan. 1799 

,, Gilbert, mattross in Major John Innes' company of artillery in 
Edinburgh Castle, and Betty, Tolbooth p., d. to Thomas 
Maxwell, doorkeeper in Custom House of Edinburgh 22 Oct. 1775 

Collison, Agnes; John Beveridge, mason 28 Oct. 1786 

„ Elizabeth; John M'Ready, cook 6 Sept. 1781 

„ Marion; George Dickson, mason 19 June 1763 

Collow, Miss Lydia; William Campbell, W.S. 10 May 1793 

„ Miss Mary; Hugh Corrie, W.S. 20 Sept. 1772 

Colquhoun, Adam, lapidary, Old Kirk p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of 

James Haldane, overseer of the streets of Leith 10 Oct. 1793 

„ Mrs. Agnes; Neil Ferguson, advocate 25 May 1782 

„ Angus, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of deceased . . . Irvine, day labourer 7 Jan. 1793 

,, Archibald, servant to Mr. Hugh Dalrymple, advocate in S. W. p., 
and Ann, d. of deceased Robert Salmond, mariner at the 
Weems, now in N. N. K. p. 17 Nov. 1754 

„ Archibald, innkeeper in New North p., and Ann, d. to John 
Nisbet, farmer in p. of Haddington, now in Old Gray- 
freir's p. 20 Aug. 1769 

j, Christian; John M'Kown, servant 22 Nov. 1767 

„ Daniel, journeyman wigmaker at Campbleton, and Mary, d. to 
Archbald M'Pherson, mariner at Campbleton, both in the 
College p. 24 Dec. 1758 

„ Elizabeth; James Williamson, merchant 25 May 1790 

,, Dame Frances; John Shaw Stewart of Greenock 11 May 1786 

„ Grizel; William Ross, writer 4 June 1758 

,, Miss Helen; William John Thomson, painter 12 May 1797 

„ James, merchant in Dumbarton, and Miss Fanney, d. of deceast 
Mr. John Duncanson, minister of the Gospel at Petty, now 
in S. W. p. 21 Apr. 175 1 

„ James, eldest son to Sir James Colquhoun of Luss, Bart., in 
Old Kirk p., and Miss Mary, second d. of James Falconer 
of Monkton, in the New Kirk p. 1 1 July 1773 

„ James, flaxdresser in Old Church p., and Magdalne, d. of 

Archibald Scott, farmer at Tranent 2 Feb. 1777 

„ James, younger of Luss, St. Andrew p., and Miss Janet, same 

p., second d. of Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster, Bart. 12 June 1799 

„ Miss Jane; Ebenezer Marshall of Hillcairney 29 Mar. 1792 

„ Miss Janet; Major John Campbell of Ballimore 23 Mar. 1766 

,. John, weaver in S. S. W. p., and Janet, d. to Robert Brown, 

glover, now in N. K. p. 12 Apr. 1752 

„ John, merchant, son to deceast Jas. Colquhoun, provost of city 
of Edinburgh, now in College Kirk p., and Miss Rebecca, 
d. of deceast Wm. Napier, merchant in Glasgow, now in 
New North p. 20 June 1762 



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Colquhoun, Katherine; David Stuart, glover 12 June 1763 

,, Miss Katherine; Sir Roderick Mackenzie, Bart. 1 Apr. 1764 

„ Miss Lucretia; James Cathcart of Carbiston 11 Mar. 1764 

„ Miss Margaret; William Baillie, yr. of Polkemmet 27 Nov. 1768 

„ Margaret; John Granger, soldier 3 Aug. 1777 

„ Margaret; James Butter, butcher 6 Sept. 1792 

Colston, Agnes; James Crichton, wright 5 Feb. 1779 

„ Jean; William Robertson, silversmith 2 Oct. 1789 

„ John, grocer, Old Kirk p., and Miss Isobel, New North p., d. of 

deceased Mr. Charles Howison, wright 17 May 1783 

,, Susannah; Alexander Tait, pensioner 3 Oct. 1795 

„ William, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Isobel, College 

Kirk p., d. of Patrick Archer, glover in Perth 9 Nov. 1784 

Colt, Miss Helen; David Rae 23 Apr. 1785 

Coltman, Jean; Duncan Murray, merchant 2 Aug. 1772 

Colville, Adam, flesher in College Kirk p., and Margt., d. to David 

Turnbull, shoemaker in Calton, now in Old Kirk p. 23 June 1765 

„ Miss Agnes; William Loch, writer 25 Oct. 1761 

,, Right Honble. Alexander, of Culross, and Lady Elizth. Erskine, 

relict of Walter M'Farlane of that Ilk 25 Sept. 1768 

,, Alexander, officer of Excise in the Old Grayfrier's p., and Miss 

Isobell, in New Grayfrier's p., d. of William Dawling, 

superviser of Excise in Dunfermline 18 Oct. 1772 

,, Andrew, wheelwright, Old Gray Friar's p., and Jean, New 

North p., d. of Robert Niven, flaxdresser in St. Andrews 5 Feb. 1 .'8 
,, Elizabeth ; Thomas Scott 23 Aug. 

„ Elizabeth; George Pattison, gardener 2 June 1000 

„ Grizell ; Hugh Macdermott, drummer 20 July 1766 

„ Isobel; George Nicol, clothier 2 Dec. 1770 

,, Janet; James Anderson, barber 24 May 1761 

„ Jean; David Lauder, wright 1 Nov. 1793 

„ John, gentleman's servant in College Kirk p., and Margt., d. 

to deceast John Dickison, hatmaker at Jedburgh, now in 

Tron p. 3 July 1763 

,, John, journeyman weaver in New North p., and Margt., d to 

Thos. M'Laren, tailor in Tron p. 30 June 1765 

,, Margaret; Robert Gibb, coachmaster 10 June 1753 

,, Margaret; Simon Stuart, slater 4 Dec. 1768 

,, Margaret; Archibald Scott, servant 29 Mar. 1779 

Colvin, Elizabeth; James Mitchell, corkcutter 16 Mar. 1781 

„ George, merchant, Old Gray Friar's p., and Miss Margaret, 

same p., d. to deceased John Rainnie, writer in Falkirk 3 Mar. 1783 
„ George, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

James Hepburn, wright in Auchterarder 12 July 1799 

Colzier, Elizabeth; John Paterson, mason 26 May 1795 

Comb, Alexander, shipmaster, New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, 

St. Andrew p., d. of William Allan, soapboiler at Queensferry 

23 Jan. 1786 
,, Alexander, mariner of Leith, now in St. Andrew p., and 

Christian, same p., d. of William Taylor, surveyor of His 

Majesty's roads 1 Sept. 1796 

„ Anne; Francis Galloway, wright 10 Sept. 1769 

„ Archibald, merchant in Old Grayfrier's p., and Miss Margt., d. 

of deceast Thos. Henderson of Hinselwood, now in New 

Kirk p. 22 Mar. 1767 

,, Beatrix; James Tait, cabinetmaker 4 Nov. 1770 

,, Charles, tinplate worker, New Gray Friar's p., and Lillias, Old 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Robert Duncan, cooper I July 1782 

„ David, gentleman's servant, and Mary, d. to Thomas Foggo, 

ropemaker in Haddo's Hole p., West Church p. 7 Jan. 1775 

„ Emilia; Patrick Sinclair, servant 15 June 1760 



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Comb, George, papermaker, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, same p., d. 

of John Kirkpatrick, farmer in Thornhill I Nov. 1799 

„ Helen; John M'Gill, dancing master 11 June 1779 

„ Helen; John Davidson, mason 25 Mar. 1799 

„ Isobel; William Comb, shoemaker 28 June 1761 

„ James, residenter in Colingtoun p., and Elizt., d. of 
deceased Alexander Finlason, tenant in Salton, now in 
S. W. p. 26 May 1754 

„ Janet; John Wright, baxter 9 Sept. 1770 

„ Jean; Robert Haldane, gardener 18 July 1773 

,, John, bookbinder in Tron p., and Margaret, in College Kirk p., 

d. to Win. Drysdale, brewer in Alloa 15 Nov. 1772 

„ Katherine; Walter Johnstone, saddler 31 May 1781 

,, Margaret; Alexander Milne, shoemaker 18 Feb. 1770 

,, Marion; Peter Crawford, coppersmith 2 Jan. 1798 

„ Peter, gardener, St. Giles' p., and Elizabeth, Old Kirk p., d. of 

deceased Robert Creighton, farmer in Inverask 13 Jan. 1783 

„ Phebe ; Thomas Dunmure, tailor 25 Apr. 1762 

,, Thomas, wright in College Kirk p., and Janet, d. to John 

Gibson, farmer in p. of Berwick, now in the New Town 17 May 1772 
„ William, shoemaker, and Isobel, d. to Robert Comb, wright, 

both in Old Kirk p. 28 June 1761 

„ William, smith, and Margt., d. of deceast Andw. Blair, farmer 

in Peggsburgh in Perthshire, both in Old Gray Frier's p. 19 Oct. 1766 
William, indweller and publican, New Kirk p., and Margaret, 
same p., d. of deceased Alexr. Marshall, tailor at Chapel 
: of Ease 7 Sept. 1778 

Corhrie, James, gentleman's servant, Old Church p., and Janet 

Johnston, now in Edinburgh 3 Nov. 1776 

Conden, Hugh, junior, baxter in N. N. K. p., and Isobell, d. of 
deceased . . . Ramsay, shipmaster in Kirkcaldy, now in 
S. S. E. p. 19 Aug. 1753 

Condie, Ann; Alexander Bonnar, weaver 2 Sept. 1797 

Coney, John, plasterer in West Kirk p., and Agnas Phin, relict of 

Thomas Phin, engraver in Tron p. 14 July 1771 

Congleton or Congalton, Beatrix; William Brocksby, servant 21 Nov. 1789 
„ Charles, surgeon in Tron p., and Miss Agnes, d. to Mr. John 

M'Intosh, surgeon in H.M. Navy, in Lady Yester's p. 4 July 1762 

„ Charles, of Congalton, and Miss Ann, youngest lawfull d. to Sir 
Gilbert Eliot of Minto, one of the Senators of the College of 
Justice 10 Oct. 1762 

„ Isobel; John Macleod, currier 2 May 1756 

„ Miss Margaret; John Hunter, consul 22 Dec. 1787 

„ Thomas, groom, College Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

James Smeal, gardener at Haddington 25 Nov. 1794 

Conn, Daniel, musician in the Hopeton Fencibles, Edinburgh Castle, 
and Elisabeth, College Kirk p., d. of Laurance Ding, music- 
seller 31 Oct. 1795 
Connell, Gilbert, gentleman's servant in the New Town, and Margaret, 
d. to deceast John Matheson, gardener in p. of Lasswade, 
now in New North p. 27 May 1770 
„ Christian; Ronald M'Donald, soldier 1 5 July 1793 
„ James, minister of the Gospell at Sorn in shire of Ayr, and 

Miss Anne, d. to James Farquhar, merchant in N. W. p. 1 June 1755 
„ James, late in the service of the Honble. East India Company, 
and Miss Junnieta, both in St. Andrew p., d. of Mr. James 
Ferrier, W.S. 1 Nov. 1796 

„ Jean; James Burn, barber 8 Sept. 1771 

,, John, of Carlisle, county of Cumberland, now in St. Andrew p., 
and Miss Ann, Tron p., d. of Richard Hopkins, of Warwick- 
shire, England 27 Dec. 1792 



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Connell, Mr. John, advocate, St. Andrew p., and Miss Margaret, Old 
Grayfriar's p., d. of the Right Honble. Islay Campbell, Lord 
President of the Court of Session 2 Jan. 1794 

„ Marion; George Burnet, Excise officer 8 Apr. 1759 

,, Thomas, merchant in N. E. p., and Louisa, d. of deceased 

Alexr. Balfour, farmer in Kilmeny p., now in N. E. p. 5 Sept. 1756 
Connor, Mrs. Charlotte Felicity; John Reeve, Lieut. 24 Sept. 1787 

Conochar, Elizabeth; Alexander M'Bain, shoemaker 12 Dec. 1794 

„ James, day labourer, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased Donald Butter, farmer, Perthshire 18 Oct. 1780 

Conochie, Janet; James Houston, tailor 25 Mar. 1759 

„ See also Tannachie. 
Conquergood, Adam, maltman in the Old Kirk p., and Geill, d. to 
John Raeburn, maltman in Haddington, now in New Gray- 
frier's p. 14 May 1758 
Conqueror, Ann; Patrick Cree 1 Feb. 1797 
Constable, George, corn dealer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same 
p.,d. of deceased Thomas Souter, merchant at Blairgowrie, 
county of Perth 30 July 1788 
,, John, journeyman weaver in S. E. p., and Janet, servitrix to 

Mrs. M'Pherson, indweller in N. N. p. 3 May 1752 

„ John, journeyman weaver in S. E. p., and Helen, d. to deceased 

John Croy, gardener in Bruntsfeild, now in N. E. p. 4 Jan. 1756 

Miss Mary; Alexander Beveridge, corn dealer 15 Dec. 1791 

Conway, Roderick, traveling merchant, in St. Andrew p., and Jean, 
same p., d. of Thomas Simpson, soldier in the City Guard 

1 Sept. 1792 
Cook, Alexander, smith, Old Kirk p., and Janet, p. of St. Giles, d. of 

Neil Morison, Lanark carrier 3 Oct. 1780 

„ Anne; John Maclaren, shoemaker 22 Aug. 1756 

Daniel, weaver in College Kirk p., and Lillias, in St. Andrew 

p., d. of Francis Jameson, weaver in Dunfermline 4 June 1792 

,, David, shoemaker, and Mary, d. to Hugh Duff, gentleman's 

factor in p. of Fearn in shire of Ross, both in Tron p. 1 Oct. 1769 

„ David, smith in Lady Yester's p., and Jean, d. of deceast William 

Sim, labouring man in p. of St. Minnons, in Tron p. 15 Dec. 1771 

David, shoemaker, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased Daniel Butters, labourer 13 Nov. 1779 

David, miner, New Grayfriar's p., and Henrietta, same p., d. of 

Peter Bain, mariner, St Monance, Fifeshire 18 July 1798 

,, Edmond, indweller, New Gray P'riar's p., and Mary, same p., 

d. of Robert Kapple, farmer in Northumberland 23 Nov. 1787 

„ Elizabeth ; James Towart 9 Dec. 1759 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Shiels, farmer 3 Nov. 177 1 

„ Elizabeth; John Hay Blackburn, landwaiter 23 Jan. 1794 

,', Hannah; John Giles, clerk 27 Jan. 1780 

„ Isobel; Robert Auld, wright 17 Nov. 1765 

„ James, apprentice smith, and Johan, d. of deceast Alexander 

Lithgow, weaver in Old Grayfrier's p. 19 Dec. 1773 

„ Jean; George Amos, baker 18 Aug. 1792 

John, journeyman baxter in Tron p., and Janet, d. to Robert 
Tulloch, wright in Wrightshouses, and shopkeeper in New 
Grayfreir's p. ji Mar. 1764 

John, soldier in 81st regiment, and Isobel, Lady Yester's p., 

d. of deceased John More, farmer in Fife 13 Sept. 1779 

„ John, riding master, College Church p., and Jean, same p., d. 

of John Seton, gardener in St. Cuthbert's p. 12 May 1800 

„ Margaret; Andrew Woodhall, baxter 25 May 1755 

„ Margaret ; John M'Gregor, corkcutter 23 Aug. 1799 

„ William, gun smith, Lady Yester's p., and Agnes, d. of James 

Finlay, wright in Myeris, p. of Auchtermuchty 15 Nov. 1799 



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Cooper, George, drummer, Nottingham Millitia, Edinburgh Castle, 

and Mary, New North p., d. of John Barret, mariner, Scar- 
borough 21 May 1799 
„ James, merchant, Tron p., and Marion, New Kirk p., d. of 

deceased Robert Scott, baker 16 June 1780 

„ James, saddler, College Kirk p., and Isabel, same p., d. of 

deceased James Lundin, of Drums in Fife 17 Apr. 1790 

„ Mathew, merchant, Lady Yester's p., and Katharine, same p., 

d. of deceased John Fitzgerald, farmer, county of Kilkenny, 

Ireland 15 Sept. ^85 

„ Robert, gentleman, St. Giles' p , and Christian, same p., d. of 

Charles Shirreff, deceased, merchant in Leith 21 Jan. 1785 

„ William, silverplater, Old Grayfriar's p., and Gavin, St. Andrew 

Church p., d. of deceased David Dawson, porter 3 June 1796 

Copland or Coupland, Charles, writer, and Charlotta, d. to John 

Corstorphin, in p. of St. Andrews, both in N. W. 24 Mar. 175 1 

„ Elizabeth; Stepano Puppo, Italian teacher 8 June 1777 

„ James, journeyman bookbinder in Old Kirk p., and Janet, in Old 

Grayfrier's p., d. to Jas. Hook, Lieut, in the Artillery,deceast 18 Apr. 1773 
„ John, barber and wigmaker in Lady Yester's p., and Isobel, d. 

of deceast Andw. Kerr, ropemaker in Newton, now in 

Tolbooth p. 18 Nov. 1764 

,, Thomas, merchant in Glasgow, and Margret, d. to deceast 

Thos. Tweedie of Oliver, both in College Kirk p. 21 June 1767 

Corbett, Alexander, gentleman's servant, and Margaret, p. of Avoch, 

d. of deceased Donald Corner, farmer, Kilmuir Wester 1 June 1778 
„ Donald, day labourer in Lady Yester's p., and Anne, same p., 

d. of John Sutherland, at Little Ferry, Sutherlandshire 3 Jan. 1791 
„ Hannah; Jeremiah Baker, merchant 9 Mar. 1795 

„ Henry, tailor, St. Andrew p., and Helen, same p., d. of James 

Williamson, porter 14 June 1796 

„ James, tailor in Tolbooth p., and Mary, d. of deceast William 

Taylor, breeches maker, in New North p. 15 Nov. 1761 

„ James, shoemaker, New Gray Friar's p., and Sophia, same p., 

d. of deceased John Craig, reed maker 19 May 1787 

„ Margaret; Henry Farquharson, carver 11 Sept. 1774 

„ Margaret; John Miller, servant 18 Oct. 1780 

„ Miss Marion; Thomas Irvine 3 Apr. 1774 

„ Robert, breechesmaker, and Marion, d. to deceast John 

Kincaid, farmer in p. of Campsie, both in New Kirk p. 29 Nov. 1772 
,, Robert, Shropshire Millitia, Edinburgh Castle, and Mary, New 

North p., d. of George Ashwood, farmer in p. of Willington 23 Apr. 1799 
„ Miss Violet; James Paisley, merchant 19 Mar. 1775 

„ Captain Walter, R.N., in New North p., and Miss Alison, d. to 

John Pasley, farmer in p. of Closburn, now in Tron p. 17 Nov. 1771 

Corchendale, Margaret; John Jack, shoemaker 15 Aug. 1773 

Core, Janet; Robert Fisher, sergeant 5 Dec. 1789 

„ Margaret; Robert Cochrane, weaver 12 Nov. 1788 

„ Peter, weaver, College Church p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

Alexr. Bold, labourer at Midholm, Selkirkshire 22 Sept. 1795 

Corfreed, Marion; William Finlay, baker 17 Nov. 1783 

Cormack, Alexander, journeyman tailor in N. E. p., and Janet, d. of 

deceased Thomas Penman, candlemaker in S. S. E. p. 15 Feb. 1756 
„ Anne; John Lamb, merchant 31 Mar. 1781 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Manson, wright 28 Nov. 1756 

„ Isobel; Simon Fraser, tailor, 30 Oct. 1788 

„ Janet; David Brownlee, servant 8 Dec. 1794 

„ Margaret; John Miln, upholsterer 15 Feb. 1756 

„ Marjorie; William Pollock 19 July 1761 

„ Mary; William M'Kay, servant 3 Mar. 1780 

„ See also Gormack. 



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Cormick, Daniel, workman in S. S. E. p., and Elizt, d. of deceased 
Duncan Robertson, soldier in the City Guard, now in S. K. 
p. 2 Sept. 1753 

Cormie, George, weaver, p. of Dysart, and Martha, New North p., 

d. of Robert Spence, clockmaker in Dysart 5 Sept. 1780 

,, George, barber, New Gray Friar's p., and May, same p., d. of 

deceased David Cunynghame, baker 8 May 1782 

Corner, Christian; Robert Preston, merchant 30 Apr. 1778 

„ Miss Elizabeth; Rev. James Grant 5 Apr. 1752 

, George, plumber, St. Andrew p., and Jacobina, same p., d. of 

Samuel Forbes, gardener at Turniphall 13 July 1789 

„ Miss Jean; George Murray, writer 19 Feb. 1787 

,, John, day labourer in Tron p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexander Balburnie, porter 30 July 1792 

,, Margaret; Alexander Corbett, servant 1 June 1778 

Cornfoot, Janet; Thomas Moyes, servant 7 May 1784 

Cornwall, Ebenazer, teacher, Old Kirk p., and Jean, Tolbooth p., d. 

of Laurence Chalmers, clerk in the Mercury Office 9 Dec. 1797 

„ Janet ; Robert Robertson, mariner 9 July 1788 

Corrie, Hugh, W.S., in New Church p., and Miss Mary, p. of 
Dumfries, d. of deceast Mr. John Collow, minister of the 
Gospel at Penpont in county of Dumfries 20 Sept. 1772 

,, John, gentleman's servant, Tron p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased John Parker, residenter in Whitehaven 10 Mar. 1794 

„ Matale, musician, St. Andrew p., and Camilla, same p., d. of 

deceased John Giolevitte, in Strasbourg, Germany 19 Feb. 1794 

„ Miss Sophia; William Hope Weir, yr., of Craigiehall 1 Jan. 1775 

Corsar, Alexander, tailor in Old Kirk p., and . . ., d. of deceast 
John Lillie, ... in p. of Innes, shire of Murray, now in 
College Kirk p. 4 Nov. 1770 

„ David, gentleman's servant, and Mary, d. to John Haddow, 

gardener at Romano, both in New North p 2 Aug. 1767 

„ Mary; Thomas Price, soldier 8 Sept. 1754 

„ Mary; Robert Mitchell, corkcutter 2 Nov. 1790 

Corse, Isobell; Andrew Harvey, wright 17 Nov. 1765 

„ John, of Buchtrig, St. Andrew p., and Miss Catharine, same 

p., eldest d. of deceased Alexr. Scott of Sinton 18 Mar. 1800 

Corser, Jean; John Green, servant 20 Nov. 1782 

„ Marion; John Jardine, servant 12 Aug. 1759 

„ Simon, wright in New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, d. to 
Thos. Wood, wright in Dunglas p., now in Old Gray- 
friar's p. 1 June 1760 
Corstan, Elizabeth; John Duckat, chaiseman 9 Nov. 1799 
Corstorphine, Ann; William Douglas, Carrick Pursuivant 1 July 1753 
„ Charlotta ; Charles Copland, writer 24 Mar. 17 51 
„ John, indweller in S. E. p., and Jean, d. to deceased James 

Smith, weaver in p. of Lundie, now in N. K. p. 3 Mar. r 75 1 

„ May ; Alexander Ramage, farmer 27 June 1798 

„ William, journeyman shoemaker in S. E. p., and Jean, d. of 
deceased John Hutchison, cowfeeder in Grange Loan in 
West Kirk p., now in S. K. p. 8 Dec. 1754 

Cosens (Cossens), David, journeyman shoemaker, and Jean Nicol, 

relict of David Wallace, workman, both in N. K. p. 13 July 1755 

Cosh, Elizabeth; Robert Nicol, baxter 18 Jan. 1761 

Cossar, Janet; Robert Abbot, hairdresser 24 May 1796 

Cossier, Simon, painter, College Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. 

of deceased William Esplin, currier in Portsburgh 13 Sept. 1787 

Coul, Isabel; Charles Morris, soldier 20 Apr. 1797 

Couller, Isobell; Samuel Currie, Moffat post 7 Dec. 1755 

„ James, drawer to Mrs. Turnbull, Vintner, and Lillias, d. to 

John Blair, merchant in Stirling, both in N. N. K. p. 26 Jan. 1755 



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Coult, Oliver, of Auldhame in Inveresk p., and the Honourable Miss 
Nelly Stewart, d. to the Right Honourable Lord Blantyre, 
deceast, now in N. K. p. 3° Mar - J 755 

Coulter, John, peutherer in S. S. W. p., and Sussan, d. of deceased 

David Fergusson, merchant in S. W. p. 30 June 175 1 

„ Louisa ; James Strachan, servant 21 June 1785 

„ Margaret ; William Ballington, peutherer 6 Apnl 1755 

Coulton, Miss Elizabeth ; Thomas Shepherd of Littlecoat 23 Oct. 1774 

Couper, Alexander, porter, and Janet, d. to Robert Fisher, brewer's 

servant, in the New North p. 30 May 1771 and 28 June 1772 

„ Andrew, painter, Old Grayfriar's p., and Katharine, same p., d. 

of John Bell, manufacturer in Dumbarton 17 Feb. 1800 

„ Anne; Alexander Robertson, servant 30 June 1784 

„ Arthur, tailor in Canongatehead in N. E. p., and Christian 
Stirling, relict of James Couper, soldier in the City Guard, 
now in S. S. E. p. 10 Feb. 1753 

„ Charlotte; Robert Meek 7 June 1761 

„ Elizabeth; John Duncan, servant 19 Apr. 1752 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Smith, smith 19 Feb. 1778 

„ Elizabeth; John Miller, labourer 12 Nov. 1787 

„ Elizabeth; George Muir, tailor 19 May 1797 

George, wright in N. N. K. p., and Barbara, d. to Thomas 

Harowar, farmer at Toryburn, now in N. W. p. 22 Dec. 1754 

„ George, lintdresser in Old Gray friar's p., and Mary, d. to 
deceast John Hume, farmer at Haddington, now in College 
Kirk p. 2 4 Oct. 1762 

„ Grizel; William Thomson, sailor 8 Dec. 1780 

„ James, merchant's clerk, and Jean, d. of James Ferguson, New 

Gray Friar's p. 7 Sept. 1777 

„ James, shoemaker, St. Giles' p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceast David Dowie, farmer at Abercorn 25 Apr. 1781 

„ Janet; Alexander Bain, wright 23 Mar. 1760 

„ Janet; Daniel M'Callum, servant 18 May 1798 

„ Jean; Thomas Cockburn, writer 22 June 1766 

, John, painter in North Leith, and Isobel, d. to John Linton, 

indweller in S. S. W. p. 20 June 1756 

,, Margaret; Thomas Carmichael, merchant 20 May 1764 

„ Margaret; Andrew Fairres, joiner 1 Mar. 1793 

„ Margaret; William Stables, upholsterer 11 June 1795 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant in Tron p., and Elizabeth, d. to 

deceast Wm. Smith, officer of Excise, now in Old Kirk p. 27 Jan. 1760 
„ Susanna; Allan M'Donald, porter 7 May 1794 

„ Thomas, wright in College Kirk p., and Isobel, d. to John 

Johnston, soap boiler in Canongate p., now in New North p. 10 May 1767 
„ Thomas, gentleman's servant, College Kirk p., and Helen 
Montgomery, widow of John Couper, publican, Fountain- 
bridge 6 J ul Y !778 
Coupland, Helen; Robert Johnston of Carran 1 July 1770 
„ Jean; Colin Miln, student 1 Jan. 1769 
Couples, Helen; James Brown, mason 2 May 1781 
Cousin, Peter, weaver in New Grayfriar's p., and Euphan, same p., 
d. of deceased John Craigie, day labourer in Kirkcaldy, Fife 

28 Dec. 1792 
Robert turner, p. of South Leith, and Janet, Old Grayfriar's p., 

d. of deceased James Herriot, farmer at Craig Millar 27 Oct. 1786 

Cousland, John, merchant, and Alison, d. to John Godsman, mer- 
chant, both in S. W. p. 16 June 1754 
Couston, Janet; John Stephen, baker 8 Nov. 1785 
Coutto, Joseph Antonio de, student of physic in College Kirk p., and 
Miss Amilia, same p., d. of deceased John M'George, mer- 
chant in Dumfries 22 May 1792 



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Coutts, Ann; Angus Ego, mason 30 July 1784 

,, Charles, waiter, High Church p., and Mary, Tolbooth p., d. of 

deceased John Miller, labourer, Perth 5 Dec. 1798 

„ Daniel, tailor in the New Grayfrier's p., and Helen, d. to 
Alexander Ross, wright in West Kirk p., both in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 31 Jan. 1773 
,, Elizabeth; John Urquhart, tailor 18 Apr. 1762 
,, Elizabeth; James Napier, musician 17 Nov. 1776 
,, Euphan ; James Richardson, tailor 10 July 1774 
„ Grizel ; Alexander Kennedy, cook 3 Nov. 1780 
,, James, hair dresser, Old Church p., and Margt., d. of Alexander 

Keddie, merchant in St. Andrews 26 Oct. 1777 

„ James, running stationer, High Church p., and Margaret, 
College Kirk p., d. of deceased Angus Mackay, farmer at 
Rogatt, Sutherlandshire 15 Oct. 1795 

„ Janet; Alexander Wilson, shoemaker • 21 May 1775 

„ Janet; William Forrester, soldier 25 July 1780 

„ Jean; William Thomson, wright 26 April 1767 

,, John, gentleman's servant, and Janet, d. to deceast John 

Drysdale, land labourer in Alloa, now both in Tolbooth p. 2 Dec. 1764 
,, John, musician, Tron p., and Katharine, College Kirk p., d. of 

deceased John Crawford, baker in Kirkaldy 14 Nov. 1786 

„ Marion; John Wistcoat 15 Jan. 1764 

, Mary; Andrew Ainslie, soldier 3 June 1764 

„ Peter, tailor, Old Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of Donald 

Sinclair, day labourer at Clifton, county of Perth 8 Oct. 1785 

,, William, a gentleman's servant, and Margaret, d. to Thomas 
Murray, tenant in p. of Northberwick, both in Tolbooth p. 

29 Sept. 1771 
Coventry, Dr. Andrew, of Shanwell, Professor of Agriculter in 
University of Edinburgh, and Miss Martha, Old Gray- 
friar's p., d. of late Col. Cunningham of Ballendalluch 12 Aug. 1799 
„ Ann; John Small, glazier 2 Nov. 1766 

„ Isobell; Alexander Monro, publican 23 April 1775 

„ Janet; Adam Richardson, shoemaker 9 Aug. 1788 

„ Miss Katherine; Robert Coventry, teller 27 Oct. 1797 

„ Robert, teller in the Bank of Scotland, and Miss Katharine, 
both in New Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased Rev. George 
Coventry, minister of the Gospel at Stitchel 27 Oct. 1797 

Coverlie, William, wigmaker in the College Kirk p., and Isobel, d. to 
Robert Fairholm, farmer at Hunthall in p. of Fogo, now in 
Tolbooth p. 4 Feb. 1759 

„ Agnes; Walter Laidlaw, mason 23 Oct. 1790 

Cowan, Alexander, son to John Cowan in p. of Ochiltree, and Eliza- 
beth, d. to James Cathcart, farmer in p. of Girvan, now in 
New Kirk p. 22 Feb. 1761 

„ Miss Ann; Dunbar Pringle, tanner 10 July 1774 

„ Archibald, shoemaker, p. of Brunt Island, and Margaret, Old 
Grayfriar's p., d. of John Gall, day labourer at Brithrey, 
county of Perth 1 Apr. 1788 

„ Catherine; Robert Cook, wright 28 Apr. 1776 

,, Charles, jun., merchant, Tolbooth p., and Susannah, in St. 
Andrew p., d. of deceased Mr. Charles Hetheway, mer- 
chant in Cheltenham 21 June 1790 
„ Miss Charlotte; David Pearson, dep. secy, of Excise 10 Nov. 1795 
,, Christian; John M'Lean, chairman 13 Jan. 1771 
„ David, corn dealer, Old Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

Rev. Patrick Glass, minister of the Gospel in Crail 30 July 1785 

„ Elizabeth; Samuel Gudge, servant 21 July 1779 

„ Elizabeth; John Gray, blacksmith 6 Dec. 1783 

„ Elizabeth; James Fraser, baker 29 May 1792 



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Cowan, James, soldier in Gen. Anstruther's Regiment in Captain 
Robert Preston's Company, and Jean, d. of deceased 
Andrew Cowan, miliar in Canonmilns, both in N. E. p. 18 Aug. 1754 
„ James, journeyman wright, and Barbara Warden, relict of 
James Farquhar, marble cutter in Leith, both in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 9 Dec. 1764 
„ James, shoemaker in Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, d. to Charles 

Lawson, wright in Lady Yester's p. 24 May 1772 

„ James, candlemaker, and Isobell, d. of Archibald Wilson, 

farmer, p. of Lamington 14 Sept. 1777 

„ James, mariner, New North p., and Anne, College Kirk p., d. 

of deceased Alex. Clelland, officer of salt dutys at Tory 18 July 1786 
„ James, candlemaker, New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, p. of 
Inverask, d. of deceased George Cochrane, farmer at Black- 
hill, county of Haddington 12 Jan. 1787 
„ Janet; George Lowrie, labourer 27 Nov. 1799 
„ Jean ; James Cowan, soldier - 18 Aug. 1754 
„ Jean; Campbell Lead, miller 24 Apr. 1798 
„ Jean; Alexander Douglas, labourer 2 Sept. 1798 
„ Jean ; Peter Wilson, labourer 3 Feb. 1800 
„ John, merchant's clerk, and Miss Anna, d. to deceast John 

Davidson, farmer at Owller, both in Tolbooth p. 29 May 1768 

„ John, land carriage waiter, in Old Grayfrier's p., and Janet, 
servant in Alisson's Court, West Kirk p , d. to Thomas 
Foster, weaver in Kirkaldy 8 Aug. 1773 

„ John, flesher, New Kirk p.. and Cicel, same p., d. of deceased 

Thomas Mellis, flesher 3° June 1783 

„ John, gardener, College Kirk p., and Mary, Old Grayfriar's p., 

d. of deceased James Boyd, mariner in Leith 19 Jan. 1785 

„ Lawrence, printer in S. K. p., and Margaret, d. of deceased 
Thomas Anderson, tailor in Forres in shire of Murray, now 
in S. E. p. 17 June 1753 

„ Lawrence, printer in Old Kirk p., and Margt., d. to deceast 
Wm. Myles, tailor in Airlev in Angus, now in Tol- 
booth p. '4 Apr. 1765 
„ Magdalen ; Robert Gib 5 Apr. 1 761 
„ Margaret; Thomas Kinnaird, weaver 2oApr. 1781 
„ Miss Margaret; Charles Virtue 4 Dec. 1786 
„ Margaret; John Kerr, tailor 6 Apr. 1795 
„ Miss Margaret; Rev. Joseph Bethune 12 May 1796 
„ Margaret; William Ogilvy, mason 16 May 1797 
„ Mary; John Proudfoot, servant 29 Dec. 1776 
„ Mary; James Brockie, shoemaker 18 Dec. 1795 
„ Mary; James Renton, farmer 27 May 1796 
„ Robert, journeyman wright, and Mary, d. to deceast Wm. 
Brown, gardener in p. of Newlands in Tweedale, both in 
New Grayfriar's p. 24 Jan. 1762 
Robert, wright, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann, Tolbooth p., d. of 

John King, weaver *7 July 1797 

„ Thomas, journeyman wright in N. K. p., and Isobel, d. to 
deceased James Gordon, merchant in p. of Pitrifnie, now in 
S. K. p. 15 Aug. 1756 

„ Thomas, lorimer, Tron p., and Kathnne, same p., d. of deceast 

Robert Tosh, baker 7 Apr. 1781 

William, brass founder, College Church p., and Ann, same p., 

d. of William Buchan, clerk, Bank of Scotland 29 Oct. 1799 

William labourer, Old Church p., and Katharine, same p., d. 

of deceased Geo. Williamson, gardener in St. Cuthbert's p. 2 July 1800 
Cowden, Mary; John Miller, weaver 3° Mar. l 777 

Patrick, gardener, St. Andrew's p., and Katharine Hog, same 

p., relict of Peter M'Gregor, mason 26 Apr. 1785 



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Cowell, John, soldier, now lying in the Castle of Edinburgh in 17th 

Regiment, and Jean, d. of John Ferguson, porter in Old 

Grayfriar's p. 12 Jan. 1772 

Cowie, Andrew, plasterer, and Margaret, d. of deceast John Kidd, 

farmer in p. of Kilconquhuar, now in the College Kirk p. 9 Apr. 1758 
„ Christian; George Melvel, labourer 9 Feb. 1798 

„ George, waiter, St. Andrew p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased David Fortune, shoemaker, p. of Inveresk 20 Oct. 1798 

„ John, workman in S. W. p., and Janet, d. of deceased Peter 

Walker, farmer in p. of Drummond, now in S. K. p. 17 May 1752 

„ John, founder, and Janet, both in St. Andrew p., d. of William 

Johnston, labourer at Falkirk 8 Nov. 1797 

„ Lillias; John Somervell, servant 22 May 1768 

„ Margaret; James Taylor, dyer 30 Nov. 1791 

„ Mathew, overseer to Sir James Stuart of Coltness, in p. of 

Cambusnethen, and Marion, d. to deceast Alexr. Birrell, 

surgeon in West Kirk p. 7 June 1772 

„ Peter, chairman in N. K. p., and Elizt., d. of deceased John 

Oswald, malster in Dysert, now in S. E. p. 9 Dec. 1753 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant, and Marion, d. of deceased James 

Jack, couper in Dalkeith 6 Mar. 1778 

„ Thomas, sailor, and Janet, d. to James Warden, wright in 

Alloa, both in Tolbooth p. 3 June 1764 

„ William, waiter in Old Kirk p., and Agnes, in same p., d. of 

Geo. Glass, shoemaker in Cannongate p. 6 Feb. 1790 

Cowis, Christian; Malcolm Morison, labourer 23 Aug. 1800 

Cowper, Elizabeth; John Fernie, miln wright 8 June 1789 

„ James, flesher, High Kirk p., and Anne Valance, same p., relict 

of Thomas Heath, clerk to Alexr. Greig, flesher 3 June 1788 

Cox, Samuel, student of medicine, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same 

p., d. of deceased Murdoch M'Lean of the Army 27 Dec. 1800 

„ William, upholsterer in Old Kirk p., and Jean, d. to Patrick 

Thomson, merchant in Plaisents in West Kirk p. 4 Nov. 1770 

Crabbe, Robert, merchant in Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, d. to 

Robert Main, writer at Dunkell, now in Lady Yester's p. 2 Aug. 1772 
Craggs, William, gentleman's servant in New Church p., and Isabella, 

d. to Peter Mylne, weaver in Fisherow 23 July 1775 

Crail, Thomas, servant to Captain Weir of Bucklands Regiment, and 

Mary, d. to deceased John Bruce, wright in Dundee, now in 

N. W. p. 5 Apr. 1752 

Craig, Adam, tailor in Prestonpans, and Elizabeth, d. of deceased 

Patrick Harley, tenent in Treprain in p. of Preston, now in 

S. S. E. p. }7 May 1752 

„ Adam, tailor, and Margt, d. to James Birnie in Arnotsmiln in 

p. of Kinnochie, both in College Kirk p. 27 Sept. 1761 

„ Agnes; Thomas Monteith, plasterer 13 Dec. 1767 

,, Agnes; George Thomson, teacher 15 Apr. 1794 

„ Ann; David Lawrence, tailor 17 Feb. 1751 

,, Anne; James Dick, peutherer 16 Jan. 1770 

„ Anthony, day labourer in New Gray Fryer's p., and Matty, same 

p., d. to deceased Robert Smeal, day labourer ^o Apr. 1775 

„ Archibald, cooper in Tron p., and Mary, in same p., d. of 

William Moncrieff, gentleman's servant 31 Oct. 1791 

„ Charles, workman in the New Kirk p., and Anne, d. of deceast 

John Doig, farmer in Coathole, p. of Cluney 21 Nov. 1756 

„ David, chaise driver, New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. of deceased George Edgar, day labourer at Samuel- 

ston, county of Haddington 19 May 1784 

„ .David, clerk in the Flesh Market, High Kirk p., and Helen, 

Lady Yester's p., d. of William Ker, gardener at Newbottle 

10 Jan. 1787 



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Craig, Elizabeth ; Robert Main, merchant 24 Feb 1778 

" g liz abeth; Samuel Mar, coachmaker ,3 Jan.' 1786 

„ Eupham; Miller M'Jell, waiter 30 Sept 1770 

„ Euphan; Angus M'Donald, chairbearer 22 Nov' 1702 

„ Frederick, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Jean, same p. 

d. of deceased John Scot, writer in Langholm 22 May 178^ 

„ George, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Margt., same 

p., d. of deceased Thomas Carsewell, maltster in Haddington 

„ George, potter, Tron p., and Elspeth, same p., d. of Henry 

Re.d mason at Aberdeen I2 June I7 

„ Helen; John Hay, saddler 8 Feb 1767 

„ Hugh, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Janet, same p., d. 
of Francis Hewit, smith in Morham Loanhead, East Lothian 

u u 1 *3 Nov. 1780 

„ Hugh, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Helen, same p. 
d. of Andrew Moodie, worker and undertaker of Quarries' 

t fulhattan, Perthshire 21 Sept. 1798 

" s °b e / John Gray, baxter 16 Nov. 1760 

„ Isobell; Thomas Brunton, sojdier 15 May 1778 

„ Isobell; James Hope, cattle dealer 10 Tan 1707 

„ James, baker in Tron p.,and Janet, d. to William Spence, flesher 

in Mussleburgh, in p. of Inveresk 8 May 171:7 

„ James, baker in Tron p., and Miss Isobell, d. to Mr. Robert 

Grant, W.S. -o M ft „ , ^a-, 

t „'.•„• „ ., 20 x\ov. 1702 

„ Janet; William Brymer, tailor 4 Dec 176^ 

„ Janet; John Sellers, farmer . 19 May 1797 

„ John, reedmaker in New Grayfnar's p., and Margt., d. to Robt. 

Dicksson, weaver binges, now in Old Kirk p. ■ 24 May 1761 

., John, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased John Marshall, mason '3 jj ec 1783 

„ John, sailor, St. Giles' p., and Janet, New Kirk p., d. of Tames 

Dowie, wright in Kinross ' I5 M ay 17 g. 

„ John, gentleman's servant in High Kirk p., and Mary, same p., 

d. of Robert Begbie, gardener at Pencaitland, county of 

Haddington I? Mar 

„ John, sawer of timber, New North p., and Elisabeth, same p., 

d. of deceased Richd. Millar, weaver in Aberdour, Fyfe 21 Oct 170^ 
„ Katherine; John Howden, weaver I7 ]vi ay J7 86 

„ Magdalen; James Mennen, slater c Mar 1781 

„ Malcom, printer, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same p., d. of "'" 

deceased Alexander Reid, mason 2 6 May 1701; 

„ Margaret; John Craig, threadmaker ~e ]} ec 17 8q 

„ Mary; James Collie, servant 22 Apr.' 1793 

„ Peter, day labourer in Tron p., and Janet, same p., d. of deceased 

John Wood, day labourer at Musselburgh 2 Aug 179"* 

„ Robert, soldier in the 19th Regiment, and indweller in College & 

Kirk p., and Janet, in Canongate p., d. of John Currie, mason 

in Cramond 7 Nov I7 _ 

„ Robert, dyer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

James Ogilvy, dyer in Perth I2 Noy g 

„ Robert, mariner in High Kirk p., and Cicilia, same p., d. of 

Alexander Hutchison, flesher in Kinghorn 6 Au°\ 1791 

„ Sophia; John Craig, reed maker i 9 ]y] av 17 8 7 

„ Stewart, gentleman's servant, New Gray Friar's p., and 

Katharine, same p., d. of deceased Colin Campbell, wright 

c T L o • ,■ 2 3 Dec. 1785 

„ Susan; John Stirling, brewer's servant 22 June 1778 

„ Thomas, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., 
d. of deceased Willm. Russell, innkeeper, Stirlingshire 

I Jan. 1794 
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Craig, Thomas, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Robina, 
same p., d. of deceased Jas. Cunningham, farmer at 
Dalkeith 6 Dec. 1796 

Williamina; John Jardine, writer 29 Aug. 1791 

William, tailor, and Elizth., d. to deceast John White, gardener 

in St. Andrews, now both in Tron p. 24 Apr. 1763 

William, weaver in College Kirk p., and Margaret Adams, relict 

of Walter Hunter, weaver 25 July 1773 

William, coupar in p. of Salton, and Agnes, in New Kirk p., d. 

of deceast William Brodie, labouring man in Couseland 8 May 1774 
William, gentleman's servant, p. of St. Giles, and Jean, New 

Kirk p., d. of . . . Borthwick, farmer, Jedburgh 10 Jan. 1780 

William, wright, Lady Yester's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased James Clark, mason 16 May 1783 

Craigh or Creagh, James, journeyman shoemaker in Tron p., and 

Isobel, d. to deceast Andw. Murrie, shoemaker 6 May 1764 

Craighead, Joseph, wright in Potterrow in West Kirk p., and Jean, 
d. of deceased . . . Milne, weaver in North Leith p., now 
in S. E. p. 6 June 1756 

„ Mary; William Fenton, baker 23 Jan. 1794 

„ Thomas, shoemaker, St. Andrew p., and Catharine, same p., d. 

of deceased James Mackay, farmer at Nairn 24 Oct. 1793 

Craigie, Agnes; Robert Laing, saddler 15 Nov. 1787 

„ -Halket, Miss Anne Cockburn ; John W\auchope, W.S. 18 Aug. 1779 

„ Miss Barbara; Lieut. Lewis Hay 1 July 1784 

„ Barbara ; Thomas Fraser, stockingmaker 4 June J 790 

„ Miss Cecilia; John Craigie, Lerwick 30 Mar. 1755 

„ Miss Christian Smyth Halket-; William Sands 17 Nov. 1778 

„ Mr. David, W.S., New Grayfriar's p., and Miss Dorothea, 
Tolbooth p , d. of George Clerk, commissioner of the 
Customs 15 Oct. 1779 

„ Euphan; Peter Cousin, weaver 28 Dec. 1792 

„ George, shoemaker, and Charolata, d. of deceased Thomas 

Allan, wright, both in S. S. E. p. 7 June 1752 

„ Helen ; Donald M'Kenzie, town officer 14 Sept. 1778 

,, James, baker, College Kirk p., and Margaret, d. of deceast 

John Crookshanks, gentleman's servant at Perth 28 Nov. 1778 

„ James, gentleman's servant in College Kirk p., and Mary, in 
Lady Yester's p., d. of John Thomson, shoemaker in 
Musselburgh 9 Jan. 1792 

,, Jean; John Keeling, invalid 2 Dec. 1794 

,, John, collector of His Majestie's Customs at Port Lerwick in 
Zetland, at present in N. E. p., and Miss Cecilia, only d. of 
deceased Laurence Craigie of Kilgraston, one of the Barons 
of His Majestie's Court of Exchequer in Scotland, now in 
N. N. K. p. 30 Mar. 1755 

„ John, merchant in Glasgow, and Miss Agnes, d. to George 

Clerk of Dumcreiff, now in Tolbooth p. 3 Dec. 1758 

,, John, of Kilgarstoun, advocate, and Mrs. Janet Lane, relict of 

Mr. Andw. Wallace of Woolmot, both in New Kirk p. 31 Aug. 1766 
„ Laurence, clerk to the Signet, and Miss Elizt., d. of deceased 
Ensign Patrick Duncan in Genl. Anstruther's regiment, both 
in N. N. K. p. 25 Aug. 1754 

,, Margaret; James Richardson, tailor 13 May 1779 

,, Margaret; John Gardner, wright 22 Aug. 1780 

,. Margaret; John Sime, carpenter 17 June 1795 

„ Margaret; David Johnston, mariner 3 Oct. 1797 

„ Miss Patrick; George Alston, merchant 7 June 1772 

„ Thomas, staymaker in the College Kirk p., and Margaret, d. of 

deceast James Taylor, merchant, now in Lady Yester's p. 4 June 1758 
Craik, Miss Mary Ann; John Hamilton of Eldersraw 4 June 1758 



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Craik, David, mason in the Tron p., and Margaret, d. to William 

Annan, mason in the Lady Yester's p. 17 Dec. 1758 

Crail, Alexander, mariner, St. Andrew p., and Elizabeth, same p., 
d. of William Henderson, day labourer at Belhaven, county 
of Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1789 

Cram, James, journeyman might in Old Kirk p., and Janet, d. to 

deceast John M'Fie, workman in College Kirk p. 7 Feb. 1768 

,, Janet; John Glen, farmer 11 Aug. 1797 

„ John, gardener in College Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to Chas. 

Hodge, baxter at Innerkeithing, now in Tron p. 10 Mar. 1765 

„ Mary; William Allan, servant 2 Jan. 1778 

„ William, gentleman's servant in College Kirk p., and Katharine, 
d. to William Mitchell, brewer in Long Nidrie, now in 
Tron p. 20 Mar. 1763 

Cramond, Ann; Alexander Hardie, staymaker 20 Jan. 1760 

„ Janet; John Brough, corkcutter 16 Apr. 1769 

Cran, George, sawer of wood, College Kirk p., and Christian, same p., 

d. of deceased James Aberdour, founder in Aberdeen 1 Dec. 1789 

Cranmer (Cramner), John, wigmaker in Old Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to 

deceast John Brown, wright, bulges in New Grayfriar's p. 27 May 1759 
,, William, merchant, and Isobel, d. to Alexr. Orem, tailor, both 

in New North p. 30 Sept. 1764 

,, William, clerk to St. Andrew's Chapell, and Grizell, d. to 

David Farquharson, glover, both in College Kirk p. 31 Jan. 1773 

Cranston, Helen; George Dobie, stabler 30 June 1754 

„ James, school master in Beal in p. of Kerlaw in the county of 
Durham, and Agnes, d. to John Johnston, merchant burges 
in Peebles, both in Tron p. 19 Nov. 1758 

„ Miss Jane Ann ; Wenceslaws, Count Purgstall 22 June 1797 

„ Margaret; George Winram, clothier 30 Nov. 1755 

„ Miss Margaret; William Cunningham of Lainshaw 24 Feb. 1780 

„ Margaret; John Strong, soldier 12 Sept. 1783 

„ Hon. Mary; Archibald Megget, writer 17 May 1767 

„ Robert, smith in College Kirk p., and Lillias, d. of James 

Moodie, barber and wigmaker in Tolbooth p. 28 Nov. 1756 

Crathie, Jean; Robert Mackenzie, porter 31 Dec. 1769 

Craven, John, student of medicine, Old Gray Friar's p., and Miss 
Elisa Hume, same p., d. of Capt. Thomas Simson of 101st 
Regiment , 16 Apr. 1785 

Cravie, Ann; Walter Goodall, servant 24 Mar. 1765 

,, William, gentleman's servant in New Kirk p., and Jean, d. to 
deceased Thos. Oliver, gentleman's servant in Dirleton p., 
in Old Grayfreir's p. 31 July 1768 

Craw, Alexander, bookbinder, Old Gray Friar's p., and Christian, 
same p., d. of Thomas Cunningham, smith at Vogrie, county 
of Edinburgh 6 Mar. 1789 

„ Barbara; Robert Chalmers, mason 21 Aug. 1768 

„ Elizabeth; William Bain, flesher 23 Mar. 1755 

„ Elizabeth ; George Ferguson, labourer 10 June 1786 

,, Eupham ; Archibald Thomson, weaver 31 Dec. 1783 

„ Helen; Charles Hutton, baker 6 Aug. 1784 

„ John, wright, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of John 

Turner, brewer in Falkirk 1 Oct. 1779 

„ Margaret; Thomas Glover, servant 29 Feb. 1780 

„ Mary; Robert Cartner, tacksman 7 Mar. 1789 

„ Mathew, goldsmith, St. Giles' p., and Martha, same p., d. of 

Robert Riddle, farmer, p. of Inverkeithing 1 Oct. 1781 

„ William, indweller in the College Kirk p., and Elenora W. alias 
Brown, d. of deceast Mr. David Wilson, brewer at Canon- 
gate 3 May 1772 



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Crawford, Agnes; Robert Chepar, staymaker ' 7 J[ an ' I?68 

Agnes; John Paterson, tailor " Nov. 1797 

' Alexander, journeyman mason in New North p., and Margaret, 

in Tron p., d. of deceast Alexander Johnston, wright 2 Jan. 1774 

Alexander, soldier in the 26th Regiment, New North p., and 
Janet, same p., d. of deceased Donald Douglas, farmer at 
Farintosh 10 Dec. 1783 

Angus; John Scotland, printer 3 June i?»4 

„ Ann ; John Adam, flesher 1 1 July 1762 

„ Betty; Girsham Stewart, minister 3 Dec. 1752 , 

„ Christian; John Webster, baxter 30 May 1762 

, Christian ; John Crawford, candlemaker 9 Oct. 1763 

'„ Christian; John Henderson, servant 14 Nov. 1773 

'„ Christian; James Black, engraver 5 J une ! 774 

Daniel, soldier in the 69th Regiment, St. Giles' p., and Jean 

Ramsay, relict of Thomas Valentyne, brewer's servant 13 Jan. 1784 
Lieut. David, late of the Rain Bow, New Gray Frier's p., and 
Miss Hamilton, same p., d. of deceased George Thomson, 
merchant in Falkirk 27 Sept. 1781 

David, indweller, New Grayfriar's p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 
deceased William Pollock, late weaver at the Water of 
Leith 8 0ct - >793 

Dolly; George Mitchell, servant 19 Nov. 1790 

Miss Douglas; Robert Manderson, master mariner 10 July 1763 

" Dundas, gentleman's servant', Old Kirk p., and Elizabeth, 

same p., d. of deceast Robert Bird, miller at Pordevan 30 May 1781 
„ Dundas, gentleman's servant, Lady Yester's p., and Mary, 
same p., d. of deceased Malcom Fisher, gentleman' servant 

15 Nov. 1786 
„ Elizabeth; Robert Callum, mason 16 May 1773 

„ Elizabeth; David Martin, wright 26 May 1786 

Miss Elizabeth; William M'Cormack, merchant 26 June 1788 

',', Elizabeth; John Campbell, wright 10 Dec. 1800 

„ Euphemia; Robert Gray, merchant 21 July 1765 

George, of Kings Langley in Hertfordshire, now in St. Andrew 
p., and Miss Mary, same p., d. of deceased Alexr. Hume of 
Coldinghamlaw 24 Apr. 1794 

„ Helen; Alexander Beattie, plumber 13 May 1800 

Mr. Hugh, writer, only son to Mr. Hugh Crawford, W.S., and 
Miss Robina, d. of deceased Capt. John Pollock of Baldgray 
in p. of Merns, both in N. K. p. 4 Feb. 1753 

„ Hugh, gentleman's servant, Old Gray Fryer's p., and Euphan, 
College Church p., d. to John Pierry, farmer in Rossiden, 
Perthshire 7 May 1775 

„ Isobel; Andrew Buchan, mason 18 Apr. 1773 

„ Mrs. Isobella; Alexander Simpson, cashier 22 Oct. 1783 

„ James, workman, and Jean Boyd, relict of James Chalmers, 

journeyman flesher, both in New Grayfriar's p. 5 Oct. 1760 

„ James, writer in Tolbooth p., and Miss Katharine, d. to James 

Brown, deacon of the Skinners, in New North p. 24 Dec. 1769 

„ Janet; James Stuart, porter 18 Nov. 1759 

„ Janet; Matthew Dunning, clerk 27 Jan. 1760 

„ Janet; Lindsay Fairlie, workman 4 Aug. 1765 

„ Miss Janet; Andrew Bell, manufacturer 29 Aug. 1798 

„ Miss Jean; William Berry, merchant 30 Oct. 1768 

„ Jean; John Simson, merchant 8 Jan. 1790 

„ Jessie; John Steedman, drover 22 June 1796 

„ John, stabler, and Helen, d. to deceast Thomas Duncanson, 

miliar in Clackmanen, both in Lady Yester's p. 8 May 1757 

„ John, candlemaker in New Grayfreir's p., and Christian, d. to 

deceast Wm. Crawford, merchant 9 Oct. 1763 



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Crawford, John, journeyman tailor, and Euphan, d. to deceast 

Francis Simpson, merchant in St. Andrews, both in Old 

Gray Freir's p. 25 May 1766 

„ John, planter in Jamaica, in Old Kirk p., and Miss Elisabeth, 

d. of Alexander Innes of Cotch Law, now in Lady Yester's p. 

24 Mar. 1 77 1 
„ John, assistant commissary to the army in America, College 

Kirk p., and Miss Alice, same p., d. of . . . Ord, merchant 

in Newcastle-upon-Tyne 12 Oct. 1789 

,, Miss John; William Pattison, merchant 25 Apr. 1781 

,, Katherine; John Coutts, musician 14 Nov. 1786 

„ Margaret; Alexander Napier, musician 13 Mar. 1763 

„ Miss Margaret; John Lauder, jeweller 27 Aug. 1769 

„ Margaret; William Thomson, clothier 12 July 1772 

,, Margaret; Arthur Reid, gardener 5 Nov. 1783 

,, Margaret; George Bisset, labourer 25 Feb. 1796 

„ Miss Margaret; Major James M'Donald 26 July 1799 

„ Mary; John Cameron, sergeant 30 Aug. 1786 

,, Mary; Robert Toshach, watchmaker 21 June 1797 

„ Miss Naomi; Henry Hurdy, baker 1 Oct. 1798 

„ Peter, copper smith, St. Andrew p., and Marion, same p., d. of 

deceased Lieut. James Comb, R.N. 2 Jan. 1798 

,, Miss Rebecca; William Scotland, writer 7 Apr. 1771 

,, Thomas, stocking maker, College Kirk p., and Anne, St. Giles' 

p., d. of George M'Kenzie, gardener 23 Feb. 1784 

„ Thomas, weaver, Old Grayfriar's p., and Henrieta, same p., d. 

of deceased Daniel Campbell, flaxdresser at Roberton, 

Lanarkshire 8 Oct. 1794 

„ Thomson, surgeon, New Gray Friar's p., and Helen, same p., 

d. of William Bowie, surgeon in Biggar 1 Mar. 1784 

,, Violet; Robert Thorburn, merchant 5 Apr. 1772 

,, Violet; James Wallace, tailor 23 Mar. 1777 

„ Walter, journeyman weaver in Lady Yester's Kirk p., and Ann, 

d. to deceast James Stafford, labourer in New Castle, both 

in Old Grayfrier's p. 7 Apr. 1765 

„ Walter, soldier in the South Fencibles, Tron p., and Jean 

M'Larin, same p., d. of Robert M'Larin, wright at Mavisbank 

28 Nov. 1782 
„ William, tailor, Old Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of deceased 

Daniel Gunn, farmer in p. of Olrick 18 July 1782 

„ William, smith, New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

Alexander Paris, weaver in the Water of Leith 6 May 1785 

„ William, portioner, New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same p., d. 

of deceased David Brownlie, horse hirer 16 June 1787 

„ William, plasterer in New North p., and Janet, in same p., d. 

of David Rattray, late ship carpenter at London 1 Feb. 1790 

„ William, shoemaker, St. Andrew p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

deceased James Robertson, shoemaker at Scone, Perth 29 Nov. 1788 
,, William, soldier, Aberdeenshire Fencibles, New Grayfriar's p., 

and Catharine, same p., d. of George Brown, smith in 

Dundee 22 Apr. 1795 

„ William, carpenter, St. Andrew p., and Elisabeth, Old Gray 

Friar's p., d. of William Gow, flaxdresser, Portsburgh 1 June 1795 

„ William, stabler, New Grayfriar's p., and Isabella, same p., d. 

of deceased John Rannie, farmer in Whitburn 25 Sept. 1800 

Crawfurd, Miss Annabella ; William Fullerton of Rosemount 13 Sept. 1772 

„ Colin, bookseller, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Peter Hutton, wright 15 Aug. 1795 

,, Elizabeth ; James Pryde, labourer 19 Nov. 1793 

„ Helen; George Brownlee, horsedealer 29 Dec. 1778 

„ Helen; Duncan M'Callum, servant 31 Mar. 1788 



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Crawfurd, Janet; Andrew Honney, porter 19 Nov. 1779 

„ Janet; William Golf, soldier 3° J ul y *795 

„ John, merchant's clerk, Canon Company, and Margaret, d. of 
Thomas Meeck, merchant in Bo'ness, both now in Edin- 
burgh j 12 Oct. 1777 
„ John, p. of St. Giles, and Miss Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased Dr. William Porterneld, physician 27 Apr. 1780 

„ Marion; Gideon M'Millan, ropemaker 19 Nov - *792 

,, Mary; Henry Imrie, servant l & Dec. ] 794 

„ Robina; William Hogg, wright » Feb. 1794 

Crease, Charles, staymaker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of . . . Floucker, mason in Dunfermline 20 May 1794 

„ James, wright, and Ann, both in St. Andrew p., d. of Gilbert 

Dempster, weaver in p. of Garvat 14 Nov. 1790 

Cree, Anne; John Gibson, mason 22 May 1788 

„ Elizabeth; Henry Duncan, wright 16 Aug. 1767 

„ Helen; Robert M'Farlane, merchant 4 Oct. 1767 

„ John, shoemaker, and Swan, d. to deceast Robt. Wright, 

shoemaker in Calton, both in New North p. 5 June '7°3 

„ Patrick, residenter, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

David Conqueror, tailor, Perth ' Feb. 1797 

Creedland, Miss Mary Heriot; Capt. John Drummond 7 Apr. 1798 

Creen, Edward, weaver, Tron p., and Isobel, same p:, d. of deceased 

William Fraser, farmer, p. of Montrose 20 Oct. 1784 

Crees, Thomas, journeyman wright in Lady Yester's p., and Margt., 
d. to deceast Robt. Tweedie, land labourer in p. of 
Carrington, now in Tolbooth p. 7 June 1767 

Cremble, Charles, of Belly Clare, New North p., and Miss 

Clementina, same p., d. of Mr. Alexr. Gardner, jeweller 26 July 1788 
Crerar, Alexander, indweller in Old Kirk p., and Isobel, d. of deceast 
Donald Murray, farmer in Glean Amond in p. of Monzie, 
now in Wrights Houses in West Kirk p. 8 Dec. 1771 

„ Anne; Duncan Dewar, weaver 18 Oct. 1785 

„ Daniel, house painter, Old Kirk p., and Jean, College Kirk p., 

d. of Neil M'Gregor, chair bearer 20 May 1782 

„ James, turner, College p.. and Ann, New Grayfriar's p., d. of 

Andrew Lowrie, residenter x 3 July *797 

„ Peter, mate of the Leith tender, and Jean, College Kirk p., d. 

of William Walker, mason, Newhaven 3 1 Oct. 1794 

Cresan, Jean; William Bell, surveyor 6 Jan. 1771 

Cribbis, Henry, gardener, Old Grayfriar's p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

William Lumsden, gardener at Newbottle 3 Nov. 1797 

Crichton, Agnes; James Lindsay, mason T 4 Apr. 1771 

„ Alexander, printer, and Margaret, widow of deceased James 

Jack, bailie in North Berwick, now in S. E. p. 20 Oct. 1754 

„ Alexander, coachmaker in Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss 
Barbara, d. of Mr. Thomas Boes of Didhope in shire of 
Angus 2 ? Mar. 1761 

„ Alexander, merchant, College p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased James Cunningham, baker 18 Sept. 1784 

„ Alexander, printer, Old Kirk p., and Helen, Tron p., d. of 

David Ross, cook 2 5 Dec. 1784 

„ Alexander, labourer, College Church p., and Isobel, same p., 

d. of John Small, late labourer in p. of Cults, Fife 8 Nov. 1799 

„ Ann; Alexander Ogilvie I2 J ul y W 

„ Anne ; Joseph Dallas, watchmaker 29 Oct. 17 5» 

„ Ann ; Gilbert Campbell, servant 26 Nov. 1775 

„ Anne; John Irvine, engraver 7 Jan. 1704 

„ Ann ; Thomas Fair, labourer 1 Apr. 1790 

„ Archibald, stabler, N. Gray Fryer's p., and Jackie, Tolbooth p. 

d. to Angus MacDonnell, innkeeper, Moffat 23 July 1775 



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Crichton, Barbara; Lewis Menzies, servant 18 Sept. 

,, Burrough; Patrick Gray, stockingmaker 21 Dec. 

„ Christian ; Alexander Rintoul, spirit dealer 14 Nov. 

„ Elizabeth; Peter Comb, gardener 13 Jan. 

„ Elizabeth ; James Kirkwood, servant 26 June 

„ Euphan ; John Graham, sawyer 29 May 

„ James, running stationer, and Mary, d. of deceased John 

Denholm, wright, both in S. E. p. 19 Apr. 

,, James, shoemaker in the Old Kirk p., and Christian, d. to 

deceast George Livingston, journeyman goldsmith, now in 

Tolbooth p. 5 Mar. 

„ James, journeyman glover in the College Kirk p., and Elisabeth, 

d. to deceast James Rob, farmer in p. of New Burn, now 

in Old Grayfreir's p. 215 June 

„ James, gentleman's servant in New Church p., and Christian, 

same p., d. to Dougall Campbell, grosser 13 Aug. 

„ Jaines, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

deceased Patrick Coalston, farmer in Parkhill, East Lothian 5 Feb. 
„ James, hairdresser, New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, in 

St. Andrew p., d. of Thomas Collier, tailor in Bonnyrigg 16 Nov. 
,, James, weaver, Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

James M'Kain, tailor 2 Dec. 

„ Janet; John Fleeming, servant 29 Jan. 

„ Jean; John Ferguson, vintner's drawer 21 July 

„ Jean; John Irvine, jun., writer 8 Feb. 

„ John, publican in Old Kirk p., and Francis, same p., d. of 

James Inch, smith at Lochrin 28 Apr. 

,, John, gentleman's servant, Old Church p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of deceased James Davidson, indweller 10 Apr. 

„ Katherine Cuthbertson ; William M'Ewan, baker 29 Dec. 

„ Margaret; Alexander Smith, baker 31 May 

„ Margaret; Henry Inglis, weaver 28 Nov. 

„ Martha; George Richardson, servant 30 May 

,, Mary ; John Dickson, mason 22 Aug. 

,, Rev. Patrick, minister of the Gospel at Wooler, and Miss 

Anna, d. to Wm. Hendersson, merchant burgess, now in 

College Kirk p. 8 June 

„ Patrick, Excise officer, St. Andrew p., and Marion Gray, High 

Church p., relict of John Lindsay, flesher 28 May 

„ William, a gentleman's servant in Lady Yester's p., and Isobel, 

d. to deceast Wm. Martin, dyster in p. of Coolsalmond, now 

in Tron p. 5 Apr. 

Crighton, Alexander, glover, Old Kirk p., and Janet, St. Andrew p., 

d. of deceased Donald Scott, farmer at Blair in Athole 20 July 
,, Henry, running stationer, New Church p., and Helen, same p., 

d .of deceased William Crouden, shipmaster in Leith 15 Dec. 
,, Isobel; James Laing, gardener 15 May 

„ James, mason in New North p., and Mary, d. to deceast James 

Henderson, maltman in Inverkeething, now in New Kirk p. 20 May 
,, James, surgeon in Dumfries, and Miss Elisabeth, Tron p., d. 

of Alexander Robertson, merchant in Peebles 7 Sept. 

„ Margaret; David How, shoemaker 28 Sept. 

„ Margaret ; James Jameson, carter 3 Dec. 

Cririe, James, teacher, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, d. of Mr. James 

Lennox, residenter in Kirkcudbright 9 Aug. 

Crisper, Miss Mary; James Hardie 21 Jan. 

Crocket, John, tailor in Canongate p., and Jean, d. of deceast Chas. 

Wilson, shoemaker in Calton, now in Tolbooth p. 1 Nov. 

.„ John, gardener, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary Stark, same p., 

d. of George Stark, combmaker 12 Sept. 

,, Miss Mary; James Murray, writer 20 Nov. 



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Crocket, Patrick, merchant in S. S. E. p., and Eupham, d. of 

deceased James Guthrie, W.S., now in S. W. p. 9 Nov. 1755 

„ Strickland; Daniel Ramsay 24 Nov. 1771 

„ Strickland; Gavin Alston, printer 25 Nov. 1779 

,, Thomas, of Johnstone's Burn, now in New Grayfriar's p., and 

Miss Mary, d. to deceast Mr. Joseph Cave, engraver to 

His Majestie's mint, now in New North p. 28 Jan. 1759 

Croft?, David, labourer, Tolbooth p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

Thomas Brown, mariner in Kinghorn 13 Jan. 1800 

,, Rosina; John Gray, servant 2 Nov. 1766 

,, Samuel, soldier in the Shropshire millitia, Edinburgh Castle, 

and Ann, Tolbooth p., d. of Joseph Bonnie, labourer in 

Musselburgh 28 Jan. 1799 

Croll, Catherine; Robert Wemyss, flesher 17 Aug. 1760 

„ James, soldier, Angus ffencibles, and Jean, both in New Gray- 
friar's p., d. of Alexander Ross, labourer 29 Dec. 1797 
„ Jean; James Scrogie, barber 13 May 1770 
„ William, barber, College Kirk p., and Margaret, New Kirk p., 

d. of Adam Watson, papermaker at Penny Cuick 2 Sept. 1778 

Cromar, Anne; Robert Herdman, sailor 7 Oct. J 770 

„ George, upholsterer in New Kirk p., and Anne Waldie, relict of 

Alexr. Waldie, shoemaker in Old Gray Frier's p. 23 Mar. 1766 

Cromartie, Elizabeth; Patrick Cameron 10 June 1764 

„ Helen; Andrew Smith, H.M.S. " Princess of Wales" 12 July 1779 

„ William, mariner, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased George M'Nair, mariner 24 Nov. 1785 

Crombie, Agnes; David Geddes, miller 14 Dec. 1798 

,, Alexander, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Bethia, same p., d. 

of John Dyce, merchant in Aberdeen 8 May 1793 

,, Andrew, dyer, burgess in S. S. W. p., and Elizt., d. of deceased 

. . . Tait, merchant in Creiff, now in N. N. K. p. 9 Nov. 1755 

,, Andrew, servant to James Loch of Drylie, and Alison, d. to 

William Thomson, brewer in South Leith, now both in 

S. S. E. p. 17 June 1753 

,, Andrew, solicitor at law in St. Andrew p., and Miss Maria, 

Tron p., d of deceased Mr. Richard Baillie, late of Edinburgh 

18 Oct. 1792 
,, Andrew, solicitor at law, Tolbooth p., and Miss Jessamine, same 

p., d. of Benjamin Bartlet, Castle of Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1800 

„ Ann; James M'Kenzie, goldsmith 28 May 1769 

,, Elizabeth ; James Blackie, combmaker 22 July 1764 

„ Miss Elizabeth; Robert Armstrong, plumber 5 June 1794 

,, James, mason, Tron p., and Grissel, same p., d. of Steven 

Neilson, deceased mariner in Fife, p. of Weymes 29 Mar. 1781 

„ James, carpenter, New North p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

William M'Andrew, mason, Aberdour, Fife 11 Aug. 1795 

„ Janet; John Veitch, servant 28 Jan. 1770 

„ John, ploughman, Old Grayfrier's p., and Lillias, same p., d. of 

James Haig, tailor 3 Aug. 1781 

„ John, dyer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Grissel, St. Andrew p., d. 

of deceased Melvel Robertson, brewer at the Water of 

Leith 5 Jan. 1788 

„ John, weaver, Old Church p., and Marion, same p., d. of James 

Ness, residenter at . . . , p. of Auchtermuchtie 26 June 1798 

„ Marion ; Edward Wardlaw, mason 10 June 1770 

„ Mary Jean; Andrew Johnston, student 28 Apr. 179 1 

,, Mary; Benjamin Rice, servant 31 Aug. 1792 

„ Thomas, weaver, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased John Elder, wright at Orwell 29 Nov. 1798 

,, William, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, same p., 

d. of John Steedman, vintner in Kinross 23 Apr. 1800 






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Crompton, John, soldier, 25th regiment in Edinburgh Castle, and 

Helen, New North p., d. of John Martin, Castle soldier 4 July 1780 
Crook, George, toolmaker, Lady Yester's p., and Isobella, same p., 

d. of John Thomson, slater in Melrose 3 Sept. 1798 

„ Jean; William Howieson, writer - ' 7 Apr. 1779 

Crooks, Andrew, tailor, and Janet Ferguson, relict of Peter Henderson, 

shoemaker in Dunfermline, both in College Kirk p. 28 Feb. 1773 

„ David, sawer of wood, in Old Kirk p., and Christian, d. of 

deceased Jas. Henderson, one of the clerks in the Custom 

House in Leith, now in New Kirk p. 16 Nov. 1766 

„ Elizabeth; John Pearson, shoemaker 19 Oct. 1780 

„ Elspeth; William Meikle, plasterer 3 Jan. 1768 

„ John, journeyman chemist, Lady Yester's p., and Elizabeth, 

same p., d. of deceased John M'Intosh, journeyman printer 

20 June 1786 
„ John, tailor, St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased 

Thos. Affleck, wright in p. of Libberton n Jan. 1799 

„ Michael, wright in New North p., and Anne, d. of deceast John 

Brydie, labouring man in Carnock, now in the New North p. 

11 Sept. 1757 
„ Thomas, indweller, and Marrion Neilson, relict of John Burns, 

lintdresser, both in Old Grayfriar's p. 12 Oct. 1760 

,, William, shoemaker in Caltoun, in South Leith p., and Catharine, 

d. of deceased Wm. Stewart of Craigtoun, now in S. W. p. 20 Oct. 175 1 
„ William, ferrier in Canongate p., and Christian Moffet, relict 

of Alexander Hutchison, indweller, residing in the New 

towr » 25 Mar. 1770 

Crookshanks, Elizabeth; John Hill, servant 4 Feb. 1796 

,, Elspeth; Thomas Turnbull, mason 26 Apr. 1772 

„ Elspeth; Alexander M'Donald, merchant 21 Sept. 1777 

„ James, glover, and Janet, d. of deceast Rob. Mitchell, wright, 

both in S. S. p. 26 Jan. 1755 

„ John, soldier in the City Guard, and Margaret Brown, relict of 

James Brown, gentleman's servant, both in Old Kirk p. 21 May 1769 
„ John, gardener at Casencarry, Galloway, now in Old Gray 

Fryer's p., and Elizth., same p., d. to deceased John Carrsan 

at Wigtoun 23 Apr. 1775 

„ Joseph, gentleman's servant, Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, 

same p., d. of John Torbet, late mason in the p. of Ratho 20 Jan. 1800 
„ Margaret; George Murray, tailor 15 Nov. 1761 

„ Mary; Thomas Caldwell, wright 23 Sept. 1770 

„ William, candlemaker, College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, grocer, 

same p., d. of deceased Thomas Peffer, quartermaster 26 Dec. 1781 
„ See also Cruickshanks. 
Crosbie, Jane; Alexander Dunn, sergeant 1 Nov. 1780 

„ John, one of the City workmen, and Jean, d. to deceast James 

Belgown, farmer in p. of Auchindorr, in Aberdeenshire, 

both in New North p. 29 May 1763 

„ Thomas, soldier, 35th Regiment, and Margaret Dodd, relict of 

John Dodd, of said regiment. Certified by a line from Capt. 

A. Hay, commanding officer in Town n Jan. 1797 

Cross, Charles, sailor, and Constantine, d. to Anthony Jonnes, sailor 

in North Leith, now in College Kirk p. 13 Mar. 1763 

„ MissLillias; Andrew Carmichael, writer mar. 2 Feb. 1784 

„ Mary; John Gilfilling, glazier 20 Jan. 1784 

„ Miss Robina; Peter Wright, surgeon 19 Jan. 1766 

„ Thomas, soldier, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., natural d. of 

George Kippen, indweller in Glasgow 22 June 1778 

Crosser, Jean; George Hinmers, shepherd 2 Jan. 1774 

Crouch, John, basket maker in New North p., and Christian, same p., 

d. of deceased Archibald M'Inlyre. porter 25 Jan. 1792 



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Crow, David, corndealer, New Gray Friar's p., and Helen, same p., d. 

of deceased James Fisher, merchant in Perth 3 Ap r - I7&9 

„ Helen; Robert Hill, tailor l6 J ul y W 

Crowden, Mary; Charles Stevenson, servant 23 Apr. 1793 

Crowther, Joseph, soldier in North York Militia, Edinburgh Castle, 
and Margaret, New Grayfriar's p., d. of William M'Dougall, 
late ship carpenter in Pert Glasgow 5 Au g. x 799 

Phinahas, engineer at Gateshead, Durham, in St. Andrew p., 
and Miss Susan, Old Kirk p., d. of deceased Alexr. Stewart, 
ofEdinglasside, W.S. 9 Nov. 1791 

Croy, Helen; John Constable, weaver 4 Jan- 175° 

„ See Gray. n R 

Cruden, Helen; Henry Crighton, stationer *5 ^ ec - l '°4 

„ Hany; Peter Gow, currier l A P r - l ^° 

Cruickshanks, Andrew, indweller in New North Kirk p., and fclizt., 

d. of Tames Davidson, gardener at Kinnardie, now in N. W. p. 

J 17 Dec. 1752 

„ Donald, soldier in City Guard, Tron p., and Isobel, Old Kirk'p., 

d. of deceased Alexr. Henderson, mason in Aberdeen 12 Apr. 178S 
. Tames, officer of Excise, New Gray Friar's p., and Henrietta, 

same p., d. of William Thorn, vintner in Dysert, Fife 25 Apr. 1786 

James, messenger, New North p , and Janet Sutherland, St. 
Andrew p., relict of John Sinclair, tailor at Latheron, Caith- 
nP « 7 May 1793 



ness 



„ Tames, tinplate worker, High Church p., and Charlotte, St. 

Andrew p., d. of deceased Jas. Joiner, weaver, Kirkliston 12 Nov. 1795 
„ Janet; William Ronald, printer 2 7 June 1791 

„ Margaret; John Burns, writer , o^'^J-X 

Mar|aret; James Craigie, baker 28 Nov. 1778 

Patrick, Island of St. Vincent's, W. I., now in N. North p., 
and Miss Pegie, Old Gray Fryer's p., d. to deceased Mr. 
Davidson, painter, Newcastle 3 Dec. 1775 

Patrick, late of St. Vincent's, p. of St. Giles, and Miss Jane, West 
Kirk p., d. of deceased Chambers Lewis, Esq., collector at 
Leith 1 May 1780 

William, candlemaker in Ely, and Ann, d. of deceased Alexr. 

Clark, flesher, now in the N. K. p. 2 Dec - J 753 

William, shoemaker, New North p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

David Arthur, flaxdresser 3 ^ec. 17S7 

„ See also Crookshanks. _ 

Cubie, Charlotte; John Brown, couper 4 May 1700 

Cuddie, George, coachdrivcr, New Gray Friars p., and Barbara, 

same p., d. of deceased Andrew Montgomery, innkeeper 11 Aug. \ybb 
" George, coach-hirer, New Grayfriar's p., and Anne Gilmer, 

relict of William Ewing, slater, same p. 7 Mat. i»oo 

Culbert, Jean; John Neilson, barber 2 Uec - J 794 

„ John, baker, St. Giles', and Jean, Tron p., d. of deceased Rev. 
Simson Gray, minister of the Episcopal Church, Banrr- 
shire 26 Apr. 1784 

„ Lillias ; Robert Wilkie, clerk 22 Aug. I79 2 

, Margaret ; Alexander Campbell, soldier _ 11 Jan. 178O 

Robert, tailor, and Jean, d. to Robert Steel, weaver in Edmon- 

ston, both in Tron p. cA , 2 4 Sept. 1769 

„ William, wigmaker in Tron p., and Jean, d. of deceast John 
Strachan, marble cutter in South Leith, now in New Gray- 

freir'sp. 1 ° Ct I? ° 9 

Culbertson, Anne; James Culbertson, weaver g July 1785 

Charles, gentleman's servant, Old Gray Friars p., and Janet, 

College Kirk p., d. of James Rcid, gardener at Dunbar 15 Jan. 1779 
„ James, weaver, Old Gray Friar's p., and Anne, High Kirk p., 

d. of John Culbertson at West Row, p. of Biggar 9 July I7*>5 



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Culbertson, Samuel, tobacconist, New North p., and Isobel, Tron 
p., d. of deceased John Notman, day labourer in 
Tranent 7 Dec. 1779 

„ William, sadler, Tolbooth Church p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

William Stewart, tenant in Carnwath 1 July 1799 

Cullen, Miss Elizabeth; Henry Jolly, Antigua 19 Oct. 1777 

„ Miss; Henry Fairley, Antigua 28 Oct. 1777 

„ Henry, slater, College Kirk p., and Martha, same p., d. of 

Robert Wood, mariner in Charlestoun, Fife 7 Sept. 1786 

„ Margaret: William Naughty, servant 26 Nov. 1758 

„ Miss Rabina; John Millar, jun., advocate 3 Nov. 1789 

„ William, Esq., of Parkhead, Lady Yester's p., and Miss Isobella, 

eldest d. of Sir Archd. Hope of Pinkie, Bart. 26 Nov. 1778 

Cumberland, Fulton, spirit dealer, New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, 

same p., daughter of John Young, wright in Musleburgh 1 June 1787 
Cumin, Ann; James Reid, grocer 14 May 1800 

„ (Cumine), Miss Eliza; George Peat, writer 19 Sept. 1793 

„ George, W.S., St. Giles' p., and Miss Susan, same p., eldest d. 

of deceased Col. Charles Halket of Hall Hill ^° Dec. 1782 

Cumming, Adam, merchant in Brankston, and Katharine, d. to 
James Wilson, publican in Coldstream, both in p. of St. 
. Giles 25 Aug. 1776 

„ Miss Agatha; Rev. James Buchan 19 May 1776 

„ Agnes; John Maxwell, hairdresser 30 Apr. 1795 

„ Alexander, spirit dealer, Tolbooth p., and Francis Margaret, 
p. of Dunboig, Cupar, d. of deceast James Walker, surgeon 
in Dalkeith 26 Jan. 1779 

„ Alexander, porter in Old Gray Friar's p., and Katharine, 
same p., d. of deceased John Campbell, farmer at Drum- 
castle, p. of Fortingall 29 Mar. 1791 
„ Alexander, Excise officer, Tron p., and Nelly, same p., d. of 

deceased Peter Morison, manufacturer, Perth 19 Oct. 1793 

„ Andrew smith in College Kirk p., and Agnes Paul, same p., 

d. of James Paul, tailor in Pleasance 15 June 1792 

„ Ann; James Aitken, writer 4 Mar. 1759 

„ Ann; James Stevenson, servant 16 Dec. 1759 

. „ Ann; Alexander Rattray, merchant . 8 Apr. 1793 

„ Cameron, tailor, and Christian, d. to deceast Niell M'Leod, 

farmer at Inverness, both in College Kirk p. 18 Nov. 1759 

„ Christian ; George Campbell, labourer 16 Oct. 1774 

„ Colin, journeyman baxter in N. W. p., and Eupham, d. to 

deceased John Muir, cuttler, now in S. W. p. 3 May 1752 

„ Daniel, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Agnes, Old 
Grayfriar's p., d. of Willm. Anten, residenter in Preston- 
.pans 5 Dec. 1798 

„ Elizabeth; Hugh Forbes, wright 6 May 1753 

,, Elizabeth; Alexander Sage 29 Nov. 1767 

„ Elizabeth: David Wilson, Excise officer 29 Nov. 1782 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Sheath, mariner 14 Sept. 1786 

„ Elizabeth ; Coll Robertson, mason 16 Oct. 1788 

„ Elizabeth; John Mathison, painter 29 Sept. 1795 

„ Miss Frances; Robert Cumming, H.E.I. C.S. 29 Jan. 1787 

„ Miss Grizel; Alexander Boswell of Auchenleck 23 Nov. 1799 

„ Isobell; John Reid, wright 13 May 1753 

„ Isobell; Finla Campbell, couper 16 Apr. 1775 

„ Isobell; James Porteous, mason 28 Sept. 1781 

„ James, sergeant in the 55th Regt. in the Castle of Edinburgh, 
and Janet, Old Gray Friar's p., d. of deceased Jas. Thomson, 
blacksmith in p. of Strowan, Perthshire 26 June 1790 

„ James, smith, Lady Yester's p., and Isobell, same p., d. of 

deceased James Dundass, farmer in Caithness 28 June 1798 



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dimming, James, journeyman tailor, and Margaret, relict of Thomas 

Knave, indweller, both in S. S. E. p. 1 Oct. 1752 

James, painter in New Kirk p., and Marion Dallas, relict of 

Andw. Buckney, writer in New Gray Friar's 2 Aug. 1761 

„ James, officer of Excise in New Gray Frier's p., and Elizth., d. of 
deceast Jas. Rutherford, farmer in p. of Glendovan, now in 
Old Kirk p. 15 July 1764 

James, gentleman's servant, and Elizth., d. to deceast Wm. 

Smith, merchant in Lauder, now in Old Kirk p. 7 July J 765 

„ Janet ; Robert Wilson, weaver 23 Nov. 1760 

„ Janet ; Henry Leith, shoemaker 5 Aug. J 77o 

„ Janet ; James Harris, saddler 3 May 1797 

„ Jean ; William Millar, wright 8 Oct. 1758 

„ Jean ; John Hog, tailor 13 Sept. 1761 

„ Miss Jean ; Robert Lindsay, surgeon 3 July J 7o3 

„ Jean ; James Balmain, servant 9 Apr. J 78b 

„ Miss Jean ; William Reid, writer 12 Dec. 1791 

„ Jean; William Muir, upholsterer 5 Dec. 1799 

„ John, writer, New Kirk p., and Anna, New North p., only d. of 
deceased John Watt, corrector of Messrs. Ruddiman's 
printing house 27 Aug. 1778 

„ John, dyer, Lady Yester's p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased 

James Yorston, printer 5 Nov. 1762 

„ John, gentleman's servant, College Kirk p., Helen, New North 

p., d. of William Downie, day labourer at Hopetoun 30 Nov. 1783 

„ John, upholsterer, and Nancy, both in College Church p., d. of 

deceased David Mickieson, slater in London 17 Jan. 1798 

„ John, steward to the Countess to Aberdeen, St. Andrew p., and 
Susan, same p., d. of deceased Alexr. Gordon, steward to 
the Earl of Aberdeen 21 May 1798 

„ Katherine ; David Smeal, wright 2 May 1785 

„ Margaret ; Archibald M'Naughton, shoemaker 2 1 VT y I? I? 

„ Margaret ; William Ross, weaver 26 Oct. 1766 

„ Margaret ; James Cunninghame, writer 19 June 1768 

„ Margaret ; Patrick Bonny, flaxdresser 19 Apr. 1772 

„ Margaret ; William Murray, barber 7 Jan- 1784 

„ Margaret ; Donald Robertson, chairbearer 21 Oct. 1785 

„ Margaret ; James Aiton, weaver '] Mar. 1795 

„ Margaret ; Alexander M'Pherson, soldier 16 Mar. 179b 

„ Marion ; John Cuthbertson, tailor 15 June ! 7oo 

„ Mary; William Burnet, shoemaker 3 1 Mar. 1771 

„ Mary ; John M'Gregor, servant 4 June 1781 

„ Miss Mary ; Arthur Forbes of Culloden 2 June 1800 

„ Peter, whip maker, New Kirk p., and Helen, same p., d. of 
deceased Andrew Jackson, tenant in Hillhead, p. of Lass- 
wade , T . 26 Jan. 1781 

Robert, journeyman tailor in S. S. E. p., and Jean, d.oi 
deceased Tames Umloch, farmer in Fochabers, in p. of Belly, 
now in S. S. E. p. . a ^ u . ; 4 Mar. i 7 53 

Robert, burgess and late ship master in Leith, and Christian, 
both in Old Gray Fryer's p.,d. to Archibald M'Intire, candle- 
maker near Edinburgh *4 Jan. 1770 
Robert, in the service of the Honble. East India Company, 
OldGray Friar s p., and Miss Francis, same p., d. of deceased 
Sir John Cumming 29 Jan. 1787 
„ Robert, carver and gilder, St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., cl. 

of James Anderson, coachman in Hamilton 20 Mar. 1789 

Thomas, merchant, and Isobel, d. to John Mein, labouring man, 

both in Old Kirk p. „ 11 Sept. 1763 

„ Thomas, banker in Old Kirk p., arid Miss Janet, d. to George 

Chalmers of Pittencreiff, merchant in Tolbooth p. 2 Dec. 1770 



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Cumming, Thomas, wright, Tron p., and Agnes same p., d. of 

deceased Robert Nicol, brewer's servant n Aug. 1784 

„ Thomas, ship carpenter, and Katharine, both in College Kirk 

p., d. of deceased Andrew Rutherfoord, miller in Cleish 9 Feb. 1798 

„ William, shoemaker, and Agnes, d. of deceast Robert Boyd, 

merchant, both in New North p. 15 Oct. 1758 

„ William, gardener in New Gray Freir's p., and Eliot, 
d. to deceased John Charles, tailor in Bamf, now in 
Tolbooth p. 1 Dec. 1765 

„ William, vintiner's drawer in New Kirk p., and Sophia, d. to 
Thomas Gray, candlemaker at Fraserburgh, now in Tol- 
booth p. 25 Aug. 1 77 1 

„ William, journeyman wright in Old Gray Frier's p., and 
Margt., in New Kirk p., d. of deceased Win. Boswall, smith 
near Queensferry 1 Nov. 1772 

„ William, wright, Old Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of William 

M'Kenzie, farmer at Inverness 20 Oct. 1784 

Cumming-s, Robert, porter, Old Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same p., d. 

of James Stewart, late labourer in St. Cuthbert's p. 19 Nov. 1798 

Cummins, Elizabeth ; James Anderson, sergeant 16 June 1790 

„ Jean ; James Keay, plasterer 18 Mar. 1793 

„ Peter, carver and guilder, Old Kirk p., and Agnes, Tron p., d. 

of . . . Dobie, gardener at Colt Bridge, near Edinburgh 15 July 1795 

„ Robert, carver and guilder, Tron p., and Mary, Old Kirk p., d. 

of James Forbes, paper stainer 18 Feb. 1797 

Cummison, Katherine ; John M'Intosh, matross 12 Aug. 1764 

Cundell, James, merchant in College Kirk p., and Jean, d. of deceast 

John Hempseed, merchant 18 June 1769 

Cunion, James, mariner, and Janet, both in Lady Yester's p., 
d. of William Thomson, gardener at Quarryholes, near 
Edinr. 27 Dec. 1797 

Cunnens, David, shoemaker, Old Grayfreir's p., and Agnes, same p., 

d. of David Brown, weaver in St. Andrews, Fife 12 May 1794 

„ Jean; John Berwick, brewer's servant 25 Dec. 1780 

Cunningham, Miss Agnes; William Gordon, brewer 14 Apr. 1771 

„ Agnes; Thomas Jamieson, sailor 14 Nov. 1783 

„ Alexander, of Corshill, and Miss Elizt., d. of deceased David 

Montgomerie of Lainshaw, both in N. W. p. 24 Feb. 1754 

,-, Alexander, W.S., in New North p., and Miss Jamie Jacobina, 
d. to deceast [James] Malcom of Lathrist, Fife, now in Old 
Grayfriar's p. 7 Feb. 1762 

„ Alexander, merchant in New Grayfrier's p., and Miss Jean, in 
said p., d. to deceast Robert Hope, farmer in Glenbeg, p. of 
Tweedsmuir 9 Aug. 1772 

„ Alexander, Capt. of the Royal Navy, College Kirk p., and Miss 

Margaret, same p , d. of Robert Selby of Bonnyhaugh 21 Sept. 1784 

„ Alexander, day labourer, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased John Durrie, day labourer 5 Oct. 1786 

,, Capt. Alexander, of the Royal Navy, in St. Andrew p., and 
Miss Jean, same p., d. of deceased Dr. John Scott of Coats 

23 June 1791 

,, Alexander, writer in Old Kirk p., and Miss Agnes, in St. 
Andrew p., youngest d. of deceased Rev. Henry Moir, 
minister at Auchtertool, Fife 10 Apr. 1792 

,, Alexander, currier, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of William Melvin, porter, Leith 7 Nov. 1794 

„ Alexander, baker, High Church p., and Miss Jean, same p., d. 

of deceased William Milne, late farmer in p. of Dirleton 28 Dec. 1798 

,, Ann; Alexander Ritchie, wright 3 Dec. 1752 

„ Mrs. Ann; Robert Hamilton of Bowertreehill 30 Mar. 1760 

„ Anne ; James Grimmand, tailor 19 May 1790 



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Cunningham, Beatrix; John Haldane, writer 16 Oct. 1757 

,, Charles, baxter, and Helen, d. of deceased Robert Lethem, 

baxter, both in S. S. W. p. 17 May 1752 

„ Rev. Charles, p. of Lundie and Fowlis, and Miss 

Maxwell, St. Andrew p., d. of late Rev. James Finnan, 

minister of Iron Gray 3 Dec. 1799 

„ Christian; Alexander Gillespie, merchant 31 Oct. 1756 

„ Christian ; Alexander Craw, bookbinder 6 Mar. 1789 

,, Cornelius, smith, and Christian, both in Lady Yester's p., d. of 

Thomas Nicolson, labourer in Trabroun by Haddington 7 Mar. 1798 
„ David, smith in Old Kirk p., and Isobel, d. to Alexr. Watson, 

late convener of the trades at Inverness, now in Lady 

Yester's p. 18 May 1766 

„ David, farmer in p. of Aberdour, and Barbara, New Grayfriar's 

p., d. of John Gray, baker 29 June 1799 

„ Edward, merchant in Tolbooth p., and Agnes, d. of deceast 

Robert Sanders, writer 18 June 1769 

• „ Eleanora; George Cunningham of Hallcraig 6 June 1782 

„ Elizabeth; William Rae, wright 26 May 1754 

„ Elizabeth; Andrew Dick, mason 20 Apr. 1786 

„ Elizabeth; Martin Tod, smith 25 Jan. 1788 

„ Elizabeth; John M'Gachan, labourer 15 Jan. 1791 

„ Elizabeth; John M'Millan, shoemaker 13 May 1791 

„ Elizabeth; John Johnston, mason 11 June 1794 

„ Miss Elizabeth; John Haldane, writer 31 Dec. 1796 

„ Elizabeth; John Lumsden, labourer 15 Feb. 1800 

„ Miss Esther; John Maclauren 30 May 1762 

,, Eugenia; William Scott, watchmaker 23 Sept. 1797 

,, Gavin, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Ann, Old Kirk p., d. of 

deceased Robert Watson, mason 24 Apr. 1797 

„ George, of Bandalloch in p. of Balfron, and Miss Esther, d. of 

deceased Alexr. Jollie, clerk of the High Court of 

Admirality, now in N. W. p. 5 Nov. 1752 

,, George, brewer's servant in p. of Dudingston, and Mary, d. to 

George Ferholm, couper in p. of Cramond, now in S. W. p. 

16 Dec. 1753 
„ George, carter, Lady Yester's p., and Helen, Tron p., d. of 

John Carlyle, day laborer at Preston, county of Haddington 8 Nov. 1 784 
„ George, of Hallcraig, St. Giles' p., and Miss Elenora, same p., 

d. of James Cunyinghame of Hynhope 4 June 1782 

,, George, wright, Old Gray Friar's p., and Hay, St. Andrew p., 

d. of William Miles, mason in Ely, Fife 30 Dec. 1786 

„ Gilbert, farmer in Newton in p. of Abercorn, and Janet, d. to 

Walter Wright, weaver in New Bottle p., now in N. N. K. p. 

4 Feb. 1753 
„ Miss Hannah; George Stewart, printer 19 Sept. 1780 

„ Dr. Henry, son of John Cuningham, Balgonby, and Miss 

Margaret, eldest d. to George Cuningham, surgeon, now in 

N. W. p. 18 Aug. 1754 

,, Helen; James Hardie, wright 14 July 1790 

„ Helen-; John Shiells, mason 25 Oct. 1790 

„ Miss Isobel; Robert Middlemass, baker 12 May 1771 

„ Jacky; James Bain, flesher 18 Dec. 1780 

„ James, baxter in S. E. p., and Margt., d. of deceased Archd. 

Skirving, farmer in Northoun in p. of Athelstonford 16 Feb. 1752 

„ James, servant to Mr. James Fergusson, advocate, and Mary, d. 

to John Millar, indweller in Prestonpans, both in N. W. p. 

26 Nov. 1752 
„ James, baxter, and Helenora, d. of deceased Rev. William 

Robertson, one of the ministers of this City, both in the 

Tolbooth p. 27 Feb. 1757 



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Cunningham, James, weaver in College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, d. to 
deceased David Dogg, brewar's servant in Corsterphine, now 
in Old Grayfrier's p. 9 Nov. 1760 

„ James, weaver in Canongate, and Marion, d. to Andrew 

Skeen, weaver in Lady Yester's p. 8 May 1768 

„ James, writer, and Margt., d. to George Cuming, brewer, both 

in Old Kirk p. 19 June 1768 

„ James, rope maker, New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, Old Gray- 
friar's p., d. of James Aitken, residenter in Portsburgh 2 June 1797 
„ James, goldsmith, Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

deceased Richd. Livingston, clerk 11 Dec. 1800 

,, Miss Jane; William Handyside, W.S. 27 May 1797 

„ Janet; John Buchan 27 Apr. 1755 

„ Janet; George Lindsay, weaver 25 Nov. 1759 

,, Janet; Andrew M'Intosh, servant 13 June 1773 

„ Janet ; Andrew Gilchrist, porter 30 Aug. 1784 

„ Janet; Peter Martin, baker 18 May 1785 

„ Miss Janet; Hugh Burn, farmer 28 July 1792 

„ Janet; James Hamilton, baker 11 June 1794 

„ Jean; Alexander Crichton, merchant 18 Sept. 1784 

„ Miss Jean; Robert Ainslie, W.S. ■ 22 Dec. 1798 

,, John, journeyman tailor in N. E. p., and Elizt. Johnston, relict 

of Robert Baillie, indweller, now in S. W. p. 10 Nov. 1 75 1 

„ John, lawfull son to deceast John Cunningham of Caddell, in p. 
of Kilmaurs, and Miss Forrest, d. to Mr. John Forrest, 
merchant, now in Tolbooth p. 17 Apr. 1757 

,, John, journeyman shoemaker in Lady Yester's p., and Milician, 
d. to deceast Bannard Paterson, glover in College 
Kirk p. 18 Nov. 1770 

„ John, mariner in Leith, and Ann Stewart, p. of Leith, relict of 

the deceast James Melvin, mariner in Leith 22 Sept. 1778 

„ Hon. John, son of William, Earl of Glencairn, and Rt. Hon. 
Isobella [Erskine] Hamilton, widow of late William Leslie 
Hamilton, and d. of the late Earl of Buchan 5 Apr. 1785 

„ John, ropemaker, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexr. Anderson, fishhook maker 6 Dec. 1787 

,, John, residenter, New Gray Friar's p., and Isobella, Old Gray 

Friar's p., d. of John Wood, tenant in Greenhill 12 May 1789 

„ John, tailor, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, St. Andrew p., 

d. of Francis Robertson, labourer, Leith 13 Aug. 1794 

„ Katherine; William Aitken, wright 15 July 1764 

,, Katherine; John Sharp, shipmaster 24 Feb. 1771 and 29 Dec. 1771 

„ Miss Margaret ; Henry Cunningham 18 Aug. 1754 

„ Miss Margaret; William Cunningham of Craigends 2 Feb. 1755 

,, Margaret; George Harper, servant 1 Sept. 1765 

„ Margaret; Hugh Murdoch, servant 14 Feb. 1768 

„ Margaret; Maurice Spottisvvood, baker 9 June 1780 

„ Margaret; Robert Somerville, student 22 Mar. 1782 

,, Margaret; George Turnbull, cabinetmaker 23 Feb. 1793 

„ Margaret; William Anderson, merchant 3 Apr. 1799 

„ Marion; John Grant 12 Apr. 1761 

„ Marion; Alexander Morrison, writer 20 Jan. 1765 

„ Marion; Andrew M'Lean, merchant 2 Aug. 1792 

„ Miss Martha; Dr. Andrew Coventry 12 Aug. 1799 

„ Mary; John Godsman, turner 19 Apr. 1752 

„ Mary; Robert Brymer, stationer 5 Oct. 1755 

„ Mary; George Simpson, wright 12 Feb. 1764 

„ Mary; John M'Lauchlane 25 July 1798 

„ May; George Cormie, barber 8 May 1782 

,, Peter, workman in New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, d. to deceast 

Thomas Simpson, weaver in Haddington, now in Tron p. 5 Dec. 1762 



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Cunningham, Robert, indweller in Old Kirk p., and Janet Mackie, relict 
of John Cleghorn, brewer in p. of Liberton, now in Old 
Kirk p. 2 Feb. 1766 

„ Rev. Robert, of Ballgony, minister of the Gospell at 
East Barns, now in Edinburgh, and Miss Francis Stewart, 
N. North p., d. to John Hathorn of Over Aries in Galloway 26 May 1776 

„ Robert, corn dealer, Tron p., and Margaret, New Grayfriar's 

p., d. of William Wilson, gentleman 28 Oct. 1789 

„ Robert, grieve, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

James Stark, farmer in p. of Dysart 21 Nov. 1800 

„ Robina; Thomas Craig, servant 6 Dec. 1796 

„ Sarah; Alexander Smith, silkweaver 2 May 1762 

„ Miss Susana; Hugh Dalrymple 25 Feb. 1759 

„ Thomas, brewer's servant in College Kirk p., and Jean, d. to 

Andrew Wilson, land labourer in Alsenford 7 Nov. 1762 

,, William, of Craigends, in S. K. p., and Miss Margaret, d. of 
deceased Willm. Cunningham, merchant in Glasgow, now 
in N. N. K. 2 Feb. 1755 

„ William, brewer, and Henreta, d. to deceast Wm. Hay, factor 
to the Earl of Rothes, and relict of Thos. Murray, ship- 
master in Leith, both in New Grayfrier's p. 11 Nov. 1764 

„ William, jeweller in Tolbooth p., and Miss Helen, d. to Mr. 

Charles Esplin, merchant in New Kirk p. 19 Apr. 1772 

„ William, of Lainshaw, p. of St. Giles', and Miss Margaret, same 

p., d. of the Hon. George Cranston 24 Feb. 1780 

„ William, carter, New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of Thomas Murray, day labourer 3 June 1786 

,, William, gentleman's servant, New North p., and Jean, St. 

Andrew p., d. of John Murray, farmer in p. of Kirkcudbright 7 Mar. 1787 

,, William, in Tolbooth p., and Miss Mariane, in same p., d. of 

Sir James Campbell, Bart, of Kilbryde 19 Nov. 1790 

„ Dr. William, physician at Tring, and presently in New North p., 
and Miss Hamilton Anne Hathorn Stewart, same p., d. of 
deceased John Hathorn of Over Aries 26 Apr. 1791 

,, William, smith in Lady Yester's p., and Mary, in New Gray 
Friar's p., d. of deceased John Greerson, farmer at Kills, 
county of Galloway 13 Jan. 1792 

„ William, of Bonnington, St. Andrew p., and Miss Eliza Gay, p. 

of Erskine, eldest d. of James King of Drums, Renfrewshire 22 Oct. 1792 

,, William, of Enterkine, St. Andrew p., and Miss Catharine, same 

p., eldest d. of Major-General Alexr. Stewart of Afton, M.P. 14 June 1794 

„ Sir William, of Caprington, Bart., St Andrew p., and Mrs. Mary 

Swindle, relict of Capt. Graham of Army, St. Andrew p. 18 Nov. 1799 
Cunnison, James, sheriff-clerk of Lanarkshire, and Elizabeth, d. of 

deceased Mr. Geo. Birrel, merchant in Kirkcaldy 22 Dec. 1776 

Cupar, Alexander, fewer at Colingsburgh, and Mary Taylor, relict 

of Simon Bennet, brewer in Old Grayfreir's p. 21 Feb. 1768 

„ Alexander, shoemaker, and Marion, d. to Mathew Webster, 

gentleman's servant, both in Tron p. 11 Dec. 1768 

Currance, David, tinplate worker, High Church p., and Isobel, same 

p., d. of Thomas Kinnear, tailor in Dundee 3 July 1794 

Currie, Agnes; Joseph Drew, matross 29 Mar. 1761 

„ Alexander, journeyman tailor in Canongate p., and Margaret, 

d. to James Houston, tailor in Old Grayfrier's p. 25 Oct. 1772 

,, Alexander, tailor, Old Grayfriar's p., and Ann, New Grayfriar's 

p., d. of deceased John Morison, brewer 21 June J 796 

,, Anne; David Jack, tailor 23 Nov. 1782 

„ Ann; William Young, servant 24 Dec. 1784 

„ Archibald, day labourer in College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, 
same p., d. of deceased John Kerr, day labourer at Canon- 
mills 25 June 1792 



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Currie, Miss Beatrix; Alexander Laing, architect 18 Nov. 1789 

,, Christian; John Turnbull, watchmaker 28 Aug. 1792 

„ David, journeyman baxter in N. K. p., and Isobell, d. of John 

Johnston, portioner and baxter in Moffat, now in N. W. p. 22 Sept. 175 1 
„ David, ship carpenter in the Tron p., and Mary, d. of deceast 

John Whyte, ropemaker in South Leith,now in Old Kirk p. 19 Apr. 1772 
,, Mr. George, advocate, Tron p., and Miss Jean, d. of deceased 

Lumley Thores, comptroller of the Customs, Dunbar 27 Jan. 1778 

„ Helen; John Cochrane, wright 2 Apr. 1785 

„ Hugh, malster, College Church p., and Jean, same p., d. of John 

Cochrane, farmer in p. of Foulden 18 Apr. 1800 

„ James, candlemaker in S. S. W. p., and Margaret, d. of 

deceased Samuel Mackavie, indweller, now in S. S. E. p. 26 May 175 1 
„ James, journeyman baxter in N. W. p., and Ann Savage, relict 

of Wm. Arthur, baxter in Fountain Bridge in West Kirk p., 

now in S. W. p. 24 Sept. 1752 

„ James, shoemaker, Old Kirk p., and Mary, Tolbooth p., d. of 

James Johnston, smith, West Kirk p. 14 Feb. 1780 

„ James, smith, St. Andrew p., and Jane, same p., d. of deceased 

John Ewan, mariner in Leith 12 Feb. 1788 

„ James, private soldier in the independent company in Capt. 

Hope's Company, in Old Kirk p., and Isabel, in St. Andrew 

p., d. of Willm. Fleming, mason 18 Nov. 1790 

„ James, mason in New North p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

deceased Walter Morton, schoolmaster 23 Feb. 1791 

„ Janet; William Duncan, commander 16 June 1765 

„ Janet; Robert Craig, soldier 7 Nov. 1773 

„ Janet; James Burch, servant 21 Nov. 1773 

„ Jean ; Thomas White, mason 30 Dec. 1753 

„ Jean; Robert Murdoch, porter 12 May 1776 

„ Jean; James Fraser, bookbinder 10 Oct. 1792 

„ John, shoemaker, and Jean, d. of deceast John Caldwalls, shoe- 
maker in p. of Stow, both in Tolbooth p. 14 Feb. 1773 
„ John, coaldriver in Libberton p., and Helen, servant in New 

Kirk p.,d. of deceast Robert Ochiltre, smith at Musselburgh 30 Oct. 1774 
„ John, day labourer, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, New Kirk p., 

d. of Alexr. Moffat, day labourer in Inverask 16 Jan. 1781 

„ John, labourer, and Ann, both in New Grayfriar's p., d. of 

James Moncrieff, shoemaker 4 June 1798 

„ Katherine; John Marshall 15 Nov. 1761 

„ Katherine; John Kellie, wigmaker 22 May 1768 

„ Margaret; John Freskine, tailor 25 Jan. 1761 

„ Margaret; Alexander Macdonald, W.S. 4 Feb. 1778 

„ Margaret; David Fairbairn, chaisemaster 13 Mar. 1792 

„ Margaret; William Galloway, writer 23 Aug. 1800 

„ Mary Charles Harcley, servant 4 June 1769 

„ Mary; Richard Campbell, writer 6 Sept. 1783 

„ Nicoll, sailor, and Isobel, d. to Jas. Ridley, merchant in Leith, 

both in Old Kirk p. 29 Dec. 1765 

„ Rachel; James Spankie, staymaker 25 May 1777 

„ Robert, maltman, Tron p., and Isobel, Old Grayfriar's p., d. 

of John Imrie, candlemaker at Toryburn, Fife 20 Aug. 1793 

„ Samuel, Moffat post, in p. of Wamphrey, and Isobell, d. of 

deceased Simon Coulter, tenant in Wamphrey, now in 

S. S. W. p. 7 Dec. 1755 

„ Spence; Eason M'Laren, soldier 25 Mar. 1795 

„ Mr. William, merchant in Drumfries, and Miss Jean, d. of 

deceased Mr. John Mathison, one of the ministers of 

Edinburgh, now in N. N. K. p. 6 May 1753 

„ William, merchant, Old Church p., and Miss Margaret, p. of 

Perth, d. of Dr. George Johnston, physician in Perth n July 1799 

M 



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Currier, John, land labourer, Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. 

of James Stocks, land labourer near Brunt Island 19 July 1784 

,, John, mariner in Old Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased Thomas Gib, mariner at Kinghorn 9 Apr. 1790 

Curtie, James, looking-glass maker, College Kirk p., and Rebeca 
Skelton, same p., relict of Robert Mundell, merchant's clerk 

30 Apr. 1789 
Curtis, Joseph, 5th Battalion Royal Artillery, New Grayfriar's p., and 

Helen, same p., d. of John Mackay, labourer p. of Pennycuick 

27 Apr. 1799 

Cushie, Margaret; Alexander Callender, servant 11 Mar. 1753 

Cushney, Mary; David Stuart, servant 11 Mar. 1764 

Cushnie, Miss Mary Ann; Alexander Morison, surgeon 26 Mar. 1799 

„ William, shoemaker in S. W. p., and Janet, d. of deceased John 

Mungell, farmer in p. of Torphichen, now in N. W. p. 18 Jan. 1756 
Cusine, Helen; William Mackay, student 24 Mar. 1800 

,, John, merchant in St. Andrew p., and Miss Jacobina, same p., 

d. of Mr. Samuel Parker, gentleman 5 July 1792 

Cussens, Ann; Robert White, soldier 14 Mar. 1762 

Cuthbert, Andrew, journeyman tailor in N. E. p., and Christian, d. to 
John Irvine, farmer in Sandwick p. in Orkney, now in 
N. N. K. p. 6 Jan. 1754 

„ Andrew, tailor, and Janet Tulloch, relict of John M'Intyre, 

trunkmaker, both in College Kirk p. 26 Dec. 1762 

„ Andrew, journeyman smith, and Isobel, d. to deceast Robt. 
Burton, innkeeper in North Berwick, both in Lady Yester's 
p. 28 Sept. 1766 

„ James, brewer's servant, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of John Jap, smith in Dundee 31 Aug. 1781 

„ James, shoemaker, p. of South Leith, and Allison, New Gray 

Friar's p., d. of Peter Ewart, stabler 26 May 1785 

„ Jean; John Steel, cobbler 14 Mar. 1773 

„ John, tailor in N. E. p., and Margt., d. to James Taylor, 

cooper in p. of Meigle, now in S. S. E. p. 11 Mar. 1753 

„ John, indweller in New Kirk p., and Marion, d. to deceast 

Wm. Davidsson, farmer in p. of Kinniel, now in Tron p. 19 Sept. 1762 
„ Robert, gentleman's servant in New p., and Helen, d. to 
deceast Malcom Ross, labouring man at Kennet in p. of 
Clackmanan, now in Old Kirk p. 1 May 1768 

„ William, wright, Tron p., and Helen Baxter, St. Andrew p., 

d. of deceased Robert Baxter, ship master in Kinghorn 23 Feb. 1787 
Cuthbertson, Ann; Michael Martin, shoemaker 26 Feb. 1783 

,, Charlotte; Thomas Stormonth, wright 14 Nov. 1799 

„ Elizabeth; James Anderson, farmer 2 July 1775 

„ Elizabeth; Daniel M'Lean, dentist 8 Aug. 1796 

„ Frances; John Carmichael, slater 16 June 1765 

„ George, merchant, and Agnes, d. of James Haliburton, school 
master at Maxwell Heugh, in p. of Kelso, both in N. E. p. 

18 Nov. 1753 
„ Grizell; Robert Sanderson, shoemaker 4 Dec. 1768 

„ Jack; James Alexander, coachmaker 6 July 1755 

„ James, shoemaker, and Isobell, d. to deceast Robert Watt, 

farmer in Polmont, both in College Kirk p. 1 Feb. 1767 

„ Jean; William Pie, tailor 11 Jan. 1781 

,, John, tailor in Biggar, and Marion, d. of deceast Peter 

Cuming, shipmaster in North Leith, now in Old Kirk p. 15 June 1760 
„ Margaret; Andrew Wilson, smith 24 Sept. 1752 

,, Peter, shoemaker in Pleasants in the West Kirk p., and Jean, 
d. of deceased John Strachan, mason in Dalkeith, now in 
N. N. K. p, 20 Jan. 1751 



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Cutler, Deborah; Alexander Ferguson, yr. of Craigdarroch 23 July 1769 

„ Miss Mary; James Dewar of Vogrie 24 Apr. 1779 

„ Miss Mary; David Dewar, 22nd Regiment 10 June 1790 

Cynoch, John, traveling chapman, and Ann, d. to deceast David 

Smith, tailor in Blackburn, both in Tolbooth p. 5 June 1768 

Dagon, Mary, and James Anderson, day labourer 1 Dec. 1786 

Dairsie, George, mariner, Old Gray Friar's p., and Katharine, same 

p., d. of deceased John Swan, mariner at St. Andrews 24 Dec. 1781 
Dale, David, merchant in Glasgow, and Ann Carrollina, d. of John 

Campbell of the Royal Bank of Scotland 7 Sept. 1777 

„ John, barber and wigmaker in S S. W. p., and Barbara, d. to 

deceased Alexander Kincaid, goldsmith in S. S. E. p. 5 Aug. 1753 

„ Margaret; Rowlance Macghie, barber 15 Apr. 1764 

„ Margaret; William Bell, merchant 31 Oct. 1798 

Dalgairns, John, brewar's servant, and Emellia, d. to deceast 
Duncan M'Dougall, farmer in p. of Dunkeld, both in Lady 
Yester's p. 7 Mar. 1761 

„ John, carter, Lady Yester's p., and Mary, same p., d. to Jno. 

Riddoch, tailor in Linlithgew 18 Aug. 1776. 

„ William, brewar's servant in Lady Yester's p., and Isobel, 
d. to John Baird, labouring man in Gilmorton p., in New 
Grayfriar's p. 18 Oct. 176 1 

Dalgety, Jean; Thomas Livingstone, stocking maker 14 May 1795 

Dalgleish, Ann; William Burns, brewer's servant 26 July 1761 

„ Ann; Peter Brown, servant 21 Nov. 1786 

„ Ann; George Scott, servant 24 Apr. 1798 

,, Christian; John Short, surgeon 6 Dec. 1772 

„ Christian; Walter Boston, merchant - 14 Mar. 1783 

„ David, smith, and Jean, d. to David Bell, smith in Pittenweem, 

both in Lady Yester's p. 22 Oct. 1769 

„ David, sawer of timber, New Gray Friar's p., and Helen, same 

p., d. of David Dalgleish, day labourer at Gilmerton 28 July 1786 

„ Elizabeth ; James Moodie, carpenter 8 Jan. 1784 

„ Elizabeth; Richard Aitken, servant 7 Feb. 1786 

„ Helen; James Miller, plasterer 27 Jan. 1778 

„ Helen; David Dalgleish, sawyer. 28 July 1786 

„ James, shoemaker in Potteraw in West Kirk p., and Katharin, 

d. of deceased John Mein, portioner in Selkirk, in S. K. p. 22 Apr. 1753 
„ James, merchant, and Miss Margt., d. to James Scrimgeour, 

merchant in Bo'ness, both in Tolbooth p. 7 Sept. 1766 

„ Jean; Adam Neilson, labourer 12 Feb. 1791 

„ John, indweller in Largo, and Isobell, d. to deceast John Linn, 

farmer at Aleath, in Tron p. 25 Nov. 1764 

„ John, mason, New Grayfriar's p., and JVIargaret, same p., d. of 
Thomas Scott, farmer at Hathornside, county of Rox- 
burgh 29 Nov. 1788 
„ Laurence, watchmaker, Tolbooth p., and Miss Christian, p. of 
Culross, d. of deceased Patrick Geddes, surgeon in Culross 

18 Jan. 1779 
„ Marion; James Stirling, clothier 29 Sept. 1784 

,, Robert, journeyman weaver, and Elenora, d. of deceased John 

Yetts, merchant in Leith, both in S. S. E. p. 31 May 1752 

„ Robert, merchant in Old Grayfreir's p., and Euphan, d. of 
deceast Archibald Gibson, wright, burgess in Old Gray- 
freir's p. . 16 Dec. 1770 
„ Robert, sadler, Old Kirk p., and Helen, same p., d. of Alexander 

Hamilton, smith in Falkirk 15 Feb. 1786 

„ Robert, of Tennygask, Old Gray Friar's p., and Miss Janet, 
same p., d. of James Muidie, farmer and portioner of 
Cocklaw, county of Fife 8 Aug. 1787 

„ Violet; James Williamson, servant 31 Mar. 1788 



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Dalhousie, Geo., Earl of, and Miss Elizabeth, d. of deceast Andw. 

Glen, both in Tron p. 26 July 1767 

Dalkers, John, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Alison, 

same p., d. of John Henderson, smith in Kirkcaldy 5 Sept. 1791 

Dall, David, teacher, Old Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased Capt. George Tod of Leith 30 Sept. 1796 

,, Jean; George M'Farlane, servant 13 Oct. 1786 

„ Miss Margaret ; Dr. Robert Anderson 25 Nov. 1794 

„ William, mason, and Isabel, both in College Kirk p., d. of 

James Martin, mason, Kinglassie, Fifeshire 26 Mar. 1798 

Dallas, Alexander, silk dyer, and Christian, d. to deceased Jas. 

Espline, tanner in Portsburgh, both in Tron p. 23 Jan. 1763 

„ Barbara ; Henry Simes, mason 8 Apr. 1799 

„ Elizabeth ; Mr. Robert Shirra, minister 30 Oct. 1763 

„ Elizabeth ; Gilbert Kilpatrick 18 May 1766 

„ Elizabeth ; Robert Kinloch, glover 26 Nov. 1769 

„ George, merchant from London, and Mrs. Henrietta Pallas, 

relict ofWm. Morison of Craigleith, now in Tron p. 30 Oct. 1763 

„ Georgina ; Andrew Fisher, spirit deader 11 Jan. 1785 

„ Mrs. Henrietta ; George Dallas, merchant 30 Oct. 1763 

„ Henry, shoemaker, in N. E. p., and Magdallen, d. of deceased 

James Robertson, farmer at Linlithgow, now in the N. W. p. I4junei752 
„ Henry, shoemaker, Tolbooth p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased James Ballantyne, farmer in Balladonear Kinross 5 Aug. 1789 
„ James, writer in Tron p., and Margt., d. of deceased Henry 

Antonius, deacon of Wrights, now in New North p. 23 May 1762 

„ Janet ; Walter M'Kell, shipmaster 25 Oct. 1767 

,, Joseph, watchmaker in the College Kirk p., and Anne, d. to 

James Chrichton, journeyman wright,now in LadyYester'sp. 290ct. 1758 
„ Miss Margaret ; Sir James Foulis, Bart. 14 June 1791 

„ Miss Marion ; Andrew Bucknay, writer 3 Feb. 1754 

„ Marion ; James Cuming, painter 2 Aug. 1761 

„ Mary ; Robert Gibb, coachmaster 3 Dec. 1752 

„ Miss Mary ; Henry Lockhart Symens, surgeon 15 Sept. 1800 

,, Sarah ; John Tennant, printer 3 Nov. 1771 

,, Susan ; Andrew Lees, peutherer 9 Nov. 1766 

„ Thomas, apothecary in S. S. W. p., and Miss Jean, d. of 

deceased James Esplin, tanner in Portsburgh, West Kirk p. 23 Sept. 1753 
„ Thomas, surgeon in Musselburgh, and Euphena, d. to deceased 

Hugh Clark, merchant in New Kirk p. 11 May 1766 

,, Thomas, merchant, College Church p., and Elisabeth, Old 

Church p., d. of James Kirkwood, engraver 30 Sept. 1795 

,, Walter, sailor, and Katharin, d. to deceased James Forbes, 

soldier, now in Old Kirk g. 7 Aug. 1763 

,, William, wright, in N. K. p., and Miss Davida, d. of deceased 

George Haliburton, Lord Provost of Edinburgh, now 

in S. K. p. 7 Apr. 1754 

,, William, residenter, Tron p., and Isabel, same p., d. of Peter 

Turner, wright in Haddington 24 Mar. 1795 

Dalling (Dailing), Robert, teacher in New Church p., and Margt., N. 

North p., d. of Rodger M'Donald, deceased 31 Aug. 1777 

Dallohy, Henry, heckler in p. of Aberdeen, and Esther, St Andrew 

p., d. of John Callder, late farmer in p. of Latheron 3 July 1799 

Dalmahoy, Adam, glover in Tron p., and Miss Jean, same p., d. of 

Rev. Mr. Patrick Carfrae, minister of Morhame 27 June 1792 

„ Elizabeth; James Sime, flaxdresser 23 Oct. 1763 

„ Miss Helen ; David Forbes, writer 13 Feb. 1763 

„ Malcolm, painter, St. Andrew p., and Elizabeth, College Kirk 

p., d. of deceased James M'Coull, candlemaker 27 Mar. 1787 

Dalrymple, Agnes ; David Walker, weaver 9 Nov. 1795 

„ Miss Anne ; James Johnstone of Safcoth 1 Dec. 1765 



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Dalrymple, Miss Betty ; Humphrey Bland, Colonel 12 Jan. 1755 

,, Christian; David Low, mason 19 May 1754 

,, Clementina ; James West, leather merchant 21 Dec. 1793 

„ David, advocate in Old Kirk p., and Miss Jean, d. to deceased 

Alexr. Aberdeen of Cairnbullg, now in Lady Yester's p. 15 Mar. 1 761 
„ Sir David, Bart, of Haills, advocate, in College Kirk p., and 

Miss Ann, d. to George Brown of Colston, p. of Haddington 6 Nov. 1763 
„ Sir David, ofHailes, Bart., in the Canongate, and Miss Helen, 

youngest d. to deceast James Ferguson of Kilkaren, Bart , 

in College Kirk p. 4 Mar. 1770 

„ Miss Dorothea; William Grant of Congalton 22 Feb. 1794 

„ Miss Eleanors ; William Wemyss of Cuttlehill 21 Oct. 1796 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; Captain Myles Sandys 18 Feb. 1790 

„ Helen ; John Deas, mariner . 24 June 1800 

,, Mr. Hugh, son to Major James Dalrymple of . . ., in Potterrow, 

and Miss Susana, d. to deceast Robert Cunninghame of 

Cayon, now in Old Grayfrier's p. 25 Feb. 1 7 59 

„ James, merchant in Paisley, now in Tron p., and Maria Elenora 

same p., d. of deceased John Stewart, of the British East 

India Company, Bengal 2 Apr. 1798 

„ Miss Jean ; William Stuart, merchant 15 Sept. 1765 

„ Miss Jean ; John Anderson, younger of Windygoul 14 Mar. 1783 

,, John, merchant in the New Extended Royalty, ard Miss Ann 

Young, d. of deceast Walter Pringle of St. Christopher's 26 June 1774 
„ Lillias ; John Glendinning, servant 27 Nov. 1793 

„ Margaret ; William Rae, mill wright 18 Jan. 1792 

,, Margaret ; John Thomson, mariner 19 Jan. 1797 

,, Mary ; James Beat, shoemaker 9 Apr. 1781 

„ Mary ; Thomas Nish, brewer 4 Nov. 1789 

„ Phebe ; James M'Ewan, waiter 21 Aug. 1799 

,, Robert, journeyman shoemaker in S. W. p., and Jean, d. of 

deceased Adam Watson, miliar at Dalkeith, now in 

S. S. W. p. 13 May 1753 

„ William, watchmaker in New North p., and Anne, in College 

Kirk p., d. of Robert White, cabinetmaker in Canongate 21 Oct. 1791 
Daly, Mary ; William Watson, clerk 13 Apr. 1760 

Dalyell, James, merchant, High Church p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased George Spence, portioner in Linlithgow 17 Dec. 1798 

„ John, of Lingo, St. Andrew p., and Miss Jean, same p., d. of 

late Major John Melvile of Cairney 24 Nov. 1798 

Dalziell, Andrew, professor of Greek in the College of Edinburgh, Old 

Gray Friar's p., and Miss Anne, St. Andrew p., d. of Rev. 

Dr. John Drysdale, one of the ministers of the city of 

Edinburgh 20 Apr. 1786 

Marr. by said Dr. Drysdale 28th, in presence of Robert 

Adam, architect, and William Adam, merchant, both of 

London. 
„ Euphan; James Bruce, wright 30 Nov. 1783 

„ Henrietta; Andrew Foord, weaver 17 May 1761 

,, Henrietta; Serjant John Tapp 2 Dec. 1790 

„ Miss Janet; Patrick Campbell, teller 6 Mar. 1774 

„ Jean; William Reily, musician 29 Mar. 1767 

„ Miss Jean; James Dewar, merchant 5 Aug. 1770 

„ Mr. John, indweller in Old Kirk p., and Miss Lindsay, d. of 

deceast Patrick Hay of Lees, now in College Kirk p. 15 Apr. 1759 

„ Tohn, baker, Old Gray Friar's p., and Euphemia, same p., d. of 

deceased Walter Laidlaw of Halyards 23 Oct. 1787 

„ Robert, merchant, Tron p., and Annie, South Leith p., d. of 

deceased James Paterson, merchant in Leith 5 June 1778 

„ Robert, advocate, St. Giles' p., and Miss Agnes, New North p., 

second lawful d. of David Armstrong, advocate 17 Mar. 1783 



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Dalziell, William, wright in Old Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, d. 
to John Watson, workman in Musselburgh, now in Tol- 
booth p. 3 Feb. 1760 

„ William, stabler in New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, d. to deceast 
George Samuell, farmer at Niddry Castle, now in College 
Kirk p. 24 Aug. 1760 

„ William, couper, and Hanna, d. to Hugh Hamilton, soldier in 

the Castle of Edinburgh, now both in College Kirk p. 19 Feb. 1764 
,, William, gentleman's servant, Old Grayfriar's p., and Ann, High 
Church p., d. of William Henderson, carter at Grange Loan 

17 May 1797 
Damsell, William, soldier Alpin Fencibles, and Henny, both in New 
Grayfriar's p., d. of John Henderson, miller, p. of Latheron, 
Caithness 5 Oct. 1798 

Dannell, Ann; Hugh Chalmers, mariner 10 Oct. 1796 

Danskin, Janet; James Gibson, labourer 4 Aug. 1794 

Danson, Helen; Patrick Robieson, bleacher 17 Dec. 1752 

„ James, musician in S. K. p., and Anne, d. to deceased Daniel 
Monro, farmer in p. of Killairn in the shire of Ross, now in 
S. S. E. p. 8 Dec. 1754 

„ John, surgeon, and Elizt. Fergusson, relict of Aron Handbury, 

merchant, both in N. E. p. 26 July 1752 

Dantzick, Katherine ; James Park, weaver 23 Oct. 1763 

Darcy, Francis, gentleman's servant, and Elisabeth, both in St. 

Andrew p., d. of Thos. Morrison, salt officer, Grange Pans 3 Apr. 1798 
„ Francis, gentleman's servant, College Kirk p., and Barbara, 
New North p., d. of deceased Alexander Ross, wright in 
Inverness 12 Feb. 1782 

Darge, Elspa; John Leighton, smith 12 Oct. 1798 

„ Helen; James Oliver, shipmaster 16 Apr. 1790 

„ James, smith in Dalmany p., and Margt., d. to John Lyle, wright 

at Dirleton, residing in College Kirk p. 17 Feb. 1765 

„ James, cooper, College Kirk p., and Janet, same p , d. of 
deceased Alexr. Morton, labourer at Redhouse, county of 
Haddington 3 May 1793 

„ Janet; John Laing, baker 24 Feb. 1796 

„ Jean; John Morrison, flesher 29 Dec. 1780 

„ Jean; Hamilton Blake, corn dealer 19 Dec. 1789 

„ Joseph, day labourer in Lady Yester's p., and Anne, in same p., 

d. of Andw. Gillespie, shoemaker at King's Barns in Fife 20 Nov. 1790 
„ Mary; Thomas Young, mariner 2 Sept. 1797 

„ Robert, soldier in the 10th regiment of Scots Militia, New 
Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. of Thomas Duncan, 
cattle dealer 14 Sept. 1798 

Dargue, Isobell; James Davidson, servant 17 Nov. 1765 

Darie, Isobel; Alexander Leishman, smith 24 Dec. 1794 

Darling, Andrew, tailor in New North p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. 

of deceased James Hogg, sadler in Pathhead, Fife 23 June 1791 

„ Miss Elizabeth; Robert Blaikie, surgeon 30 Jan. 1763 

„ Isobel; William Lizars, baxter 3 Feb. 1751 

„ Isobel; Henry Rigie, servant 1 May 1782 

„ James, writer in Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, in College 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Peter Stormonth, baker 28 Jan. 1792 

„ James, mason, Tolbooth p., and Helen, College Kirk p., d. of 

James Neil, labourer at Peebles 11 May 1797 

„ Janet; John Provan, tailor 23 Aug. 1761 

„ Janet; Peter Whitecroft, coachman 6 Oct. 1796 

„ Mary; John Johnston, tailor 2 Nov. 1766 

„ Mary; James Ker, schoolmaster 10 July 1797 

„ Robert, mathematician, New Kirk p., and Margaret Barclayman, 

same p., widow of Alexander Grieve, merchant 19 Nov. 1785 



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Darling, Thomas, writer, St. Andrew p. and Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased Cornelius Inglis, surgeon in Lanark 14 Oct. 1799 

„ William, printer in New North p., and Eliz., d. to deceast 

John Goodsman, turner in Old Kirk p. 7 June 1767 

„ William, printer, and Ann, d. of deceast John Ross of Bellna- 

gown in Inverness-shire, both in the Old Grayfrier's p. 31 Jan. 1773 
„ William, printer, Tolbooth p., and Patrick, Old Gray Friar's p., 

d. of deceased William Rolland, ship master in Leith 7 Dec. 1782 

Darrick, Benjamin, soldier in the City Guard, and Elizabeth Downie, 

relict of George M'Donald, timber sawer, both in Old 

Kirk p. 6 Apr. 1760 

Darroch, James, journeyman rlesher, and Janet, d. to Robert Taylor, 

land labourer in Easter Dudingston, both in New Kirk p. 27 Mar. 1763 
„ James, rlesher in College Kirk p., and Margaret, in High Kirk 

p., d. of deceased James Squar.e, rlesher 29 June 1792 

Dasson, John, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, Lady 

Yester's p.,d. of deceased Thomas Young, wright at Peebles 1 7 May ] 797 
Dassuville, Duncan, merchant, and Miss Katherine, d. to George Yule, 

farmer in East Fenton, p. of Dirleton, in College Kirk p. 18 Nov. 1759 
Datch, James, wright in Dundee, and Margaret, d. of deceased Alexr. 

Taylor, farmer in p. of Denoon, now in S. W. p. 9 June 1751 

Davey, Miss Wibron ; William Suckling, jun., of Benham How 16 May 1788 
Davidge, John Beale, physician of Birminghame, now in Old Gray 

Friar's p., and Miss William Hathorn Stewart, New North 

p., d. of late John Hathorn of Over Airies 25 July 1793 

Davidson, Adam, labourer in p. of Newlands, and May, Tron p., d. 

of Frederick Milne, tailor in West Linton 5 June 1798 

„ Agnes; Hugh Ross, writer 28 Nov. 1795 

„ Agnes; William Knox, sawyer . 11 May 1798 

„ Alexander, shoemaker in S. W. p., and Margt., d. of deceased 

Alexr. Smith, baillie in Elgin, now in N. N. K. p. 17 Nov. 1754 

„ Alexander, servant to Lord Prestongange, and Janet, d. to 

deceast Peter Inglis in Crighton p , both in Tolbooth p. 9 Dec. 1759 
,, Alexander, shoemaker, and Christian, d. to deceast Andrew 

Tod, sailor in Pittenweem, both in Tolbooth p. 13 Mar. 1768 

„ Alexander, a labouring man, and Janet, d. of deceast John 

Silvie, soldier, both in the Old Grayfriar's p. 10 May 1772 

„ Alexander, sergeant 2nd Battalion of the Royals, and Mary, d. 

to James Rodgers, malster in Leminster, Herefordshire, 

now in Edinburgh 7 July 1776 

,, Alexander, gentleman's servant, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, 

same p., d. of Wm. Carlaw, farmer at Abercorn 19 Nov. 1793 

„ Alexander, one of the King's beidman, College Kirk p., and 

Margt. M'Lauchlan, Tron Kirk p., relict of John Endwood, 

turnkey of the Tolbooth, Leith 10 Jan. 1797 

„ Alexander, lecturer in chymestry, St. Andrew p., and Isabella, 

same p., d. of late William Dods, manufacturer in Peebles 8 Aug. 1799 
„ Andrew, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Helen, same 

p., d. of deceased John Reid, shoemaker at Queensferry 23 Dec. 1785 
„ Anne; Daniel M'Culloch, baxter 30 Apr. 1758 

„ Ann; Daniel Grant, servant 13 July 1760 

,, Ann; Robert Murray, ostler 16 Sept. 1764 

„ Anne; Adam Bishop, mason 9 Nov. 1766 

„ Miss Anna; John Cowan, merchant's clerk 29 May 1768 

„ Anne; John Innes, wright 17 Mar. 1771 

„ Anne; Donald Macrae, soldier 22 Aug. 1782 

„ Ann; Alexander Ferrier 21 May 1793 

„ Ann ; George Bruce, servant 3 May 1797 

„ Ann; James Ferguson, servant 16 Nov. 1797 

„ Barbara ; John Reid, wright 25 May 1755 

„ Miss Barbara; William Callander, writer 18 Oct. 1796 



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Davidson, Charles, journeyman shoemaker in Canongate p., and 

Janet, in Old Kirk p., d. of deceased George Smith at 

Dundee 8 Nov. 1772 

„ Charlotte; John Nicol, weaver 20 Mar. 1799 

„ Christian; David Clark, glover 6 Apr. 1782 

„ Christian; Robert Barron, waiter 12 Apr. 1783 

„ Daniel, a gentleman's servant in New Kirk p., and Ann, d. to 

deceast George Bell, gardener in p. of Ormiston, now in 

College Kirk p. 17 May 1772 

„ Daniel, weaver, Lady Yester's p., and Magdalane, New Kirk p , 

d. of deceased Robert M'Alaster, slater 18 Jan. 1787 

„ Miss Diana; Hector Mackenzie 29 Mar. 1800 

„ David, founder in College Kirk p., and Marion, d. to deceast 

Malcolm Campbell, farmer at Kilmore in Argyleshire, 

now in Tolbooth p. 16 May 1762 

„ Elizabeth; Andrew Cruickshanks 17 Dec. 1752 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Lyon, servant 6 Aug. 1758 

,, Miss Elizabeth; John Irvine, writer 28 May 1769 

„ Elizabeth; William Fairbairn 10 Mar. 1776 

,, Elizabeth; John Tainch, shoemaker 13 May 1780 

,, Elizabeth; Charles Hall, gardener 3 Dec. 1783 

„ Elizabeth; James Anderson, servant 27 Sept. 1799 

„ George, mariner, College Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased Andrew Steen, farmer near Clackmannon 18 Apr. 1786 

„ Helen; Henry Thomson, workman 5 Nov. 1758 

„ Helen; James Smith, labourer 26 May 1771 

„ Helen ; John Scrymgour, merchant 16 Sept. 1788 

„ Isobel; William Hall, tailor 23 Dec. 1753 

„ Miss Isobel; John Cockburn, writer 26 Sept. 1762 

„ Isobel; William Davidson, wright 22 Oct. 1784 

„ Isobel; John Ross, labourer 28 July 1786 

,, Isobel; Robert Dow, mason 11 Nov. 1791 

„ Mr. James, of Haltree, in S. S. W. p., and Betty Masson, relict 

of Robert Scott of Harsewood, in p. of Cavers 21 Jan. 1753 

,, James, journeyman baxter, and Agnes, d. to deceast James 

Kay, land labourer in Forfar, both in Tron p. 22 May 1763 

,, James, gentleman's servant in Old Kirk p., and Isobell, d. to 

deceast Wm. Dargue, farmer in p. of Auchterhouse, now in 

Tron p. 17 Nov. 1765 

„ James, gentleman's servant, and Anne, d. to Gilbert Thomson, 

farmer in the Hill of Dundee, now in Old Grayfreir's p. 5 Aug. 1770 
„ James, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased Neil Buchannan of Auchentoshan 8 Aug. 1787 

,, James, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Alison, Old Gray 

Friar's p., d. of deceased Hugh Spence, sawer of timber in 

Leith 18 Nov. 1789 

„ Mr. James, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Elizabeth, d. of 

Revd. Dr. James Meek, minister at Catnbuslang 26 Mar. 1791 

,, James, writer in Tolbooth p., and Janet, New North p., d. of 

Samuel Somervell, baker 15 Dec. 1792 

,, James, carter, New North p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of 

James Murray, labourer at Lauder 25 Mar. 1793 

„ James, wright, High Church p., and Isobel, Old Kirk p., d. of 

Alexander Henderson, weaver at Alloa 19 June 1793 

,, James, tailor, St. Andrew p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased George Fraser in Kildonnan, Sutherland shire 11 Apr. 1794 
,, Janet; Donald M'Glashan, chairmaster 25 Nov. 1790 

„ Janet; Alexander Mercer, plasterer 27 June 1797 

,, Jean; William Lockhart, shoemaker 14 Aug. 1766 

„ Jean; George Brownlees, porter 31 Oct. 1773 

„ Jean; Archibald Knox, gardener 23 Feb. 1782 



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Davidson, Jean ; John Crichton, servant io Apr. 1799 

„ John, cook to Sir George Lockhart of Carstairs at Boning- 

ton, and Rachel, d. to John Thomson, gardener at New- 
castle, presently residing in Old Grayfriar's p. 24 May 1772 
„ John, brewer's servant, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, Tolbooth 

p., d. of deceased David Smith, mariner at Parton Craigs 14 Apr. 1787 
„ John, tailor, Old Gray Friar's p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

Charles Thomson, weaver in Aberdeen 3 May 1787 

„ John, hairdresser in St. Andrew p., and Anne, in same p., d. of 

Andw. Murray, hairdresser and barber 29 Apr. 1791 

„ John, tailor, Old Grayfriar's p., and Euphemia, same p., d. of 

William Simpson, farmer at Dyke, Morayshire 23 Apr. 1794 

„ John, mason, Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

John Comb, farmer in p. of Ratho 25 Mar. 1799 

„ Joseph, farmer at Lustruther in Roxburghshire, and Ann 

Carleton, relict of Wm. Ker, farmer in said place, now in 

New North p. 20 Nov. 1768 

„ Joseph, farmer, and Hannah, d. of Jos. Barron, farmer in 

Alnwick 14 Sept. 1777 

,, Katherine ; John Stewart, town guard 3 Oct. 1778 

,, Katherine; Angus Kennedy, tailor 2 Mar. 1786 

„ Margaret; William Anderson, servant 17 Mar. 1771 

,, Margaret; Ludovick Dunbar, soldier 11 Dec. 1774 

,, Margaret; Patrick Henderson, wright 17 Nov. 1776 

„ Margaret; John Wells, baker 24 Apr. 1784 

„ Margaret; John Balcanqual, weaver 2 Mar. 1785 

„ Margaret; Joseph Manna, musician 4 July 1792 

„ Miss Margaret; Major John Cornelius Halket 27 Dec. 1799 

,, Marion; John Cuthbert 19 Sept. 1762 

,, Marion; John Sommervell, wright 16 Dec. 1764 

,, Marion; David Reid, cook 29 Sept. 1780 

„ Mary; Alexander Leith, tailor 4 Nov. 1764 

,, Murdoch, gentlemen's servant in St. Andrew p., and Mark, in 

Tron p., d. of John Fen wick, wright 20 May 1790 

,, Ninian, watchmaker and optician, Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth, 

p. of Bunkle, d. of Adam Sligh, farmer at Drake Myre, 

county of Berwick 10 Jan. 1788 

,, Miss Peggie; Patrick Cruickshank 3 Dec. 1775 

„ Rachel; Thomas Clephane, painter 14 May 1785 

,, Rebecca; George Rankine, shoemaker 26 May 1754 

„ Robert, upholsterer in Tolbooth p., and Mary, d. to Robert 

Sprott, farmer at Broxburn 5 Feb. 1764 

„ Robert, advocate, St. Andrew p., and Miss Catharine, College 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Mr. William Anderson, surgeon 3 July 1794 
,, Robert, cabinetmaker, St. Andrew Church p., and Ann, same p., 

d. of Andrew M'Knee, late grieve at Cardross 15 June 1799 

„ Thomas, lintdresser in N. E. p., and Christian, d. to deceased 

James Peirie, workman, now in S. E. p. 29 Aug. 1756 

„ William, schoolmaster in Tron p., and Agnes, d. to deceast 

David Gibson, farmer in Straton, shire of Air, now in Old 

Grayfriar's p. 18 Oct. 1761 

,, William, merchant in Tron p., and Margaret, d. to Wm. 

Hunter, merchant, now in Lady Yester's p. 3 June 1764 

„ William, writer in Lady Yester's p., and Katharine, d. of 

deceast Alexander Ramsay, sclaiter in New Kirk p. 5 May 1771 

„ William, glover, New North p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased James Lindsay, farmer in county of Kincardine 27 Apr. 1781 
,, William, shipbuilder, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, St. Giles' 

p., d. of George Bisset, baker in Tranent 30 July 1784 

„ William, hatter, St. Giles' p., and Ann, College Kirk p., d. of 

James Anderson, farmer at Coupar in Fife 4 Nov. 1784 



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Davidson, William, couper, Old Grayfriar's p., and Barbara, Tolbooth 

p., d. of deceased Henry Burt, portioner at Balado, county 

of Kinross 23 Feb. 1785 

„ William, senr., cooper, Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of William Clark, shoemaker in Linlithgow 3 Mar. 1787 

,, William, engraver in Old Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, Old 

Kirk p., d. of Andrew Gibson, weaver 30 Dec. 1790 

„ William, gardener, and Elisabeth, both in College Kirk p., d. 

of deceased William Dundass, bookbinder . 29 June 1797 

Davie, Alexander, blacksmith, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. of Peter Duncan, farmer near Alloa 23 Oct. 17S3 

„ Alexander, journeyman baker, New North p., and Marion, 

High Kirk p., d. of deceased James Russell, mason in 

Queensferry 15 June 1786 

„ Ann; Peter Budge, servant 9 June 1798 

,, Helen; George Wilson, mason 28 Sept. 1766 

,, Helen; Alexander Wilson, plumber 29 June 1777 

„ Helen; Robert Jackson, wright 9 Nov. 1777 

„ Helen; William Leslie, grocer 20 Dec. 1791 

,, Isobel; Thomas Carmichael, paton maker 11 Oct. 1786 

„ Isobel; John Reardan, mason 23 May 1789 

,, James, wright in College Kirk p., and Mary, d. to deceast 

John Mathie, coupar in Kinfans 27 Jan. 1760 

,, James, plaisterer, and Sarah, d. to John Cameron, mason in 

Dunfermline, both in Old Grayfreir's p. 27 Aug. 1769 

„ Janet; Alexander Macdonald 5 Dec. 1756 

,, Janet; John Moss, mariner 5 May 1800 

„ Jean; James Henderson, wright 13 Sept. 1761 

, v Jean; Thomas Clark, servant 27 Jan. 1765 

.„ Jean; James Pride, brewer 24 Aug. 1799 

„ John, baker in St. Andrew p., and Katherine, same p., d. of 

John Masterton, weaver at Culross . 24 Aug. 1792 

„ Lillias : John Wilson, servant 12 May 1776 

„ Margaret; James Bryce, flaxdresser 29 Apr. 1778 

„ Miss Mary; John Clark 5 Dec. 1777 

,, Peter, wright, Tron p., and Alison, Lady Yester's p., d. of 

Alexander Rannie, sclatter, Prestonpans 18 May 1777 

,, Richard, late soldier in Queen's Royal Regiment of British 

Volunteers, now in Lady Yester's p., and Mary, d. to 

Alexander Grant, shoemaker at Cross Causeway in West 

Kirk p., now in Old Grayfriar's p. 30 Jan. 1763 

,, Thomas, weaver in College Kirk p., and Anne, in St. Andrew 

p., d. of Thomas Hay, gardener at Kirkcaldy 20 Aug. 1792 

,, Thomas, printer, New North p., and Janet, Old Grayfriar's p., 

d. of William Douglas, farmer in Galloway 3 July 1798 

,, William, goldsmith, Old Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased John Smith, tailor in Leith 20 June 1786 

Davies, Agnes; James Houston, servant 24 Dec. 1752 

„ Ann; Edward Roberts, writer 1 Nov. 1761 

„ John, soldier in Shropshire Regiment of Militea, and Mary, 

both in Old p., d. of John Penman, wright in Fisherrow 17 Mar. 1798 
„ Margaret; Samuel Brown 20 Nov. 1757 

„ Michael, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

Archd. Campbell, farmer, Glasgow 23 June 1794 

Davis, William, mariner in New Gray Friar's p., and Agness, same 

p., d. of deceased Alexander Gray, day labourer at 

Woolmot 15 Oct. 1790 

Daw, Mary; James Kidd, saddler 10 Sept. 1784 

Dawling, Miss Isobell; Alexander Colvill, Excise officer 18 Oct. 1772 

Dawson, Adam, spirit dealer, Old Kirk p., and Frances, College 

Kirk p., d. of James M'Kell, farmer at Peggie's Miln 5 Mar. 1783 



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Dawson, Agnes; Kenneth M'Leay, student 2 May 1789 

„ Alexander, writer, and Marion, d. to deceast David Finlay, 

brewer, in New Grayfreir's p. 24 Apr. 1768 

„ Alison ; William Brown, labourer 25 Apr. 1799 

„ Amelia; John M'Intosh, labourer ] 6 Nov. 1790 

„ Dorothea; Andrew Ramsay, corn dealer 19 May 1796 

„ Gavin, weaver, and Janet, d. to John Dunlop, weaver in 

Dunbar, both in New Kirk p. 13 Nov. 1774 

„ Gavin, St. Andrew p., d. of deceased David Dawson, porter, 

and William Cooper, silverplater, Old Grayfreir's p. \ June 1796 

„ Grissel; John Moncur, soldier 2 May 1783 

„ James, journeyman tailor, and Jean, d. of deceased George 

Whitelaw, barber in Canongate, both in N. E. p. 17 Nov 1754 

„ James, gentleman's servant, College Kirk p., and Ann, same p., 

d. of James Ross, flaxdresser in Dalkeith 31 Mar. 1794 

„ Janet; James Watson, painter 17 Dec - *779 

„ Jean; James Turnbull, wright 15 Oct. 1758 

„ John, weaver, and Mary, d. to deceast Walter Pearson, farmer 

in p. of Alva, both in Old Kirk p. 16 Feb. 1766 

„ John, plasterer in Lady Yester's p., and Betty, in College 
Kirk p., d. of deceast James Ramsay, tide waiter at Leith 

26 Dec. 1773 
„ Margaret; William Spence 6 Jan. 1765 

„ Margaret; William Marshall, servant 4 Oct. 1772 

„ Margaret; Robert Harper, Excise officer 26 June 1793 

,, Margaret; John Brenwell, mariner 3 Apr. 1797 

,, Margaret ; James Thomson, mariner 16 Aug. 1799 

„ Mary; James Robertson, tailor 19 May 1800 

„ Thomas, merchant's clerk, New North p., and Elizabeth, same 

p., d. of deceased John Sharp, indweller in Pleasance 11 Aug. 1789 
„ William, schoolmaster at Cramond, and Miss Elizabeth, d. of 

deceast Wm. Pillans, indweller in Tolbooth p. 20 Dec. 1761 

„ William, merchant in Tolbooth p., and Janet, Old Gray Friar's 

p., d. of James Hanton, grocer 8 June 1790 

Day, Miss Elizabeth ; Charles Will Walbrond 18 May 1777 

Daylate, Mrs. Janet; David Barclay, London 7 Aug. 1768 

Deal, George, travelling merchant in Lady Yester's p., and Ann 

Dunn, same p., relict of Charles M'Leod, smith 21 Jan. 1791 

Dean (Deen), Lillias; James Kirk, dyer 1 1 Jan. 1792 

„ Robert, chemist, Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, New Grayfriar's 

p., d. of George Mackay, labourer 18 Nov. 1800 

Deans, Alexander, journeyman wright in New Grayfrier's p., and 
Sarah, d. to deceast Wm. Pringle, wright in Duddingston, 
now in New North p. 3° Oct. ^63 

„ Alexander, wright, and Ann, d. to deceast Andw. Lyon, 

gardener, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 14 Oct. 1764 

Alison; William Inglis, labourer 22 Dec. 1790 

Ann ; John Anderson, brewer 16 Sept. 1764 

Ann ; James Keith, soldier 26 June 1800 

Elizabeth; James Sneddon, labourer 23 Nov. 1786 

Elizabeth; John Laird, wright 2 June 1791 

Euphan; John Roger, gardener 18 May 1760 

Mrs. Frances; John Scott of Stewartfield 25 Aug. 1754 

George, furrier, p. of South Leith, and Marion, Tolbooth p., 

d. of deceased James Cairns, day labourer at Tranent 27 Oct. 1786 

Grizel; Robert Brooksby, labourer 31 May 1790 

Isobel: Alexander Martin, servant 24 July 1768 

James, shoemaker in p. of Mussilburgh, and Mary, d. of 

deceast Robert Boyd, merchant in Glasgow, now in New 

North p. 14 Apr. 1771 



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Deans, Dr. James, physician, St. Giles' p., and Miss Janet, same p., d. 

of Thomas Dundas of Carronhall 12 Sept. 1783 

,, Katherine ; Robert Samuel, tailor 15 June 1755 

„ Katherine; Robert Alison, bookbinder 20 June 1789 

„ Margaret; Robert Bayley, mariner 28 Sept. 1784 

„ Marion; Alexander Burns, tailor 5 July 1767 

„ Thomas, brewer's servant inCollege Kirk p., and Katharine, d. to 

deceast David Webster, smith in Lesslie,no\v in Old Kirk p. 6 May 1764 
,, William, mill wright, College Church p., and Mary, same p., d. 

of John Armour, mariner in Kirkcaldy 13 Feb. 1800 

Deas, Andrew, mason, St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., d. of John 

Stewart, blacksmith at Skirling in Tweedale 29 Jan. 1787 

„ Elizabeth; William Gilchrist, wright n Sept. 1774 

„ Elizabeth; Matthew Barrett, corporal 8 Sept. 1776 

,, Elizabeth; James Seton, wright 29 Sept. 1797 

„ Hume, journeyman wright in Lady Yester's p., and Barbara, 

d. of deceast James Douglas, weaver in p. of Leswade, now 

in Tolbooth p. 17 Sept. 1769 

„ Isobel; William Dow, smith 14 June 1767 

„ John, mariner, St. Andrew p., and Helen, same p., d. of Henry 

Dalrymple, late ship owner in p. of East Wemyes 24 June 1800 

,, Miss Katherine; John Thomson, writer 22 Nov. 1761 

„ Margaret; John Lyall, servant 23 Apr. 1779 

„ Margaret; William Elder, clerk 17 Jan. 1793 

„ William, walker in the New Grayfreir's p., and Margaret Vane, 

relict of William Fraser, furrier, now in New Kirk p. 30 Oct. 1757 

., William, dyster in Tolbooth p., and Mary, d. to Alexr. Aitkine, 

indweller in New Grayfriar's p. 29 Mar. 1761 

., William, painter in St. Andrew p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased James Robertson, land waiter in Kirkcaldy 7 June 1790 

Debbung, Capt. Hugh, engineer in H.M. Service, in New Kirk p., 

and Miss Janet, d. of deceast Sir Hary Seton, Bart., in 

Lady Yester's p. 27 Mar. 1763 

Delgaty, John, wright, Old Kirk p., and Christian, St. Andrew p., d. 

of Robert Walker, wright in North Berwick 17 Jan. 1788 

Delisle, Miss Mary; Captain John Ramsay 10 Apr. 1800 

Dell, Miss Jane Sarah ; Lieut. George Wentworth Thompson 

23 Mar., mar. 30 Mar. 1786 
Dellon. Peter, soldier in the 43rd Regiment, commanded by General 

George Carrey, now lying in the Castle of Edinburgh, and 

. . ., d. to Dr. John Capman, Blairgowerie, now in Old 

Grayfreir's p. 25 Mar. 1770 

Delvin, David, weaver, Old Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased 

Alexr. Paul, day labourer in Dunfermline 15 July 1780 

Dempster, Agnes; Alexander Finlayson, wright 12 Mar. 1758 

„ Ann; James Crease, wright 14 Nov. 1798 

„ Miss Isobella; Adam Keir, banker 24 Apr. 1790 

„ Miss Janet; James Brown, architect 27 June 1782 

,, Jean; Henry Rannie, carpenter 18 July 1783 

„ Jean; Robert Duncanson, mariner 18 Jan. 1792 

„ Miss Margaret; Mr. William Bell, writer 25 Mar. 1770 

„ Marthen ; Thomas Adam, shoemaker 10 Aug. 1755 

„ Robert, apothecaries' servant, Old Church p., and Ann, Lady 

Yester's p., d. of John Kirkwood, weaver, p. of Polmond, 

deceased 19 Oct. 1777 

,, William, goldsmith in S. W. p., and Miss Violett, d. to James 

Ker of Boughtsrige, in S. K. p. 6 Jan. 175 1 

,, William, mason in Tron p., and Helen, d. to deceast Robert 

Wright, schoolmaster in p. of Glenbervie, now in New 

North p. 11 May 1760 



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Dempster, William, town's officer, Tron p., and Margaret, d. of James 

Mitchell, wright, Cross Casway, W. C. p. 2 July 1775 

Deneval, John, cabinetmaker, Lady Yester's p., and Anne, New 

Grayfriar's p., d. of William Black, weaver in Hadington 16 June 1780 
Denham, Alexander, baker, New North p., and Jean, Old Gray 

Friar's p., d. of Lawrence Ballengal, wright in Aberdeen 26 Apr. 1781 
„ James, of Crainshaws, in S. W. p., and Sophia Cockburn, relict 

of Archibald Allan, merchant in Annan in p. of Annan 5 Aug. 1753 

„ Janet; David Landale, surgeon 30 July 1788 

„ John, gentleman's servant in High Kirk p., and Ann, same p., 

d. of deceased Alexander Milne, weaver 14 Dec. 1792 

Denholm, Agnes; Peter Gilchrist, mason 25 Jan. 1780 

„ Agnes; Peter Anderson, smith 28 May 1794 

„ Alison; David Fortine, tenant 7 Dec. 1755 

„ Ann; James Jackson, mariner 12 Mar. 1796 

„ Culbert, baxter, and Cecil, d. to deceast John Boyd, shoemaker 

in Jedburgh, both in Tolbooth p. 16 Oct. 1763 

„ David, shoemaker, and Christian, d. to deceast Robt. Hoggan, 

farmer in Dysart, both in College Kirk p. 26 Nov. 1769 

„ David, club maker, Lady Yester's p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

Hugh Ross, farmer in Ross-shire 20 Nov. 1799 

„ Elizabeth ; Andrew Webster, merchant 12 June 1774 

„ Grizell ; William Johnston, mason 30 June 1776 

,, Isobel; John Brown, weaver 13 Feb. 1800 

„ James, tailor, and Isobel Hound, relict of John Tilee, journey- 
man tailor, both in N. E. p. 21 July 1751 
„ James, hatmaker, College Kirk p., and Margaret, New North p., 

d. of David Stewart, glover 26 Nov. 1789 

„ James, shoemaker, Old Kirk p., and Ann, same p., d. of John 

M'Intosh, labourer 13 Nov. 1794 

„ James, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Katharine, same p., d. 

of Peter Bower, mason in Dunbar 24 May 1798 

Mar. at Edinburgh, 25th, by Rev. Joseph Robertson. 
„ John, clothier in College Kirk p., and Helen, d. to James Dick, 

servant to Lord Adam Gordon of Prestonhall, in Tolbooth p. 

14 Apr. 1765 
„ John, freeman tailor in Portsburgh, indweller in Old Grayfreir's 

p., and Lillias, d. to deceast Alexr. How, weaver in Pleasants, 

now in Tron p. 29 June 1766 

„ John, weaver, New North p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased 

George Syme, weaver at Cross Cawsey 2 Feb. 1787 

„ Margaret ; William Lees, sailor 19 Dec. 1773 

„ Margaret; Richard White, farmer 20 Nov. 1777 

„ Margaret; George Mackie, wright 11 Sept. 1780 

„ Martha; Robert Baillie, mason 1 Nov. 1780 

„ Mary; James Crichton, stationer 19 Apr. 1752 

„ Mary ; David Malcolm, flesher 28 June 1767 

„ Robert, carter, and Janet, d. to David Reid, labouring man in 

Loagarete, Perthshire, both in College Kirk p. 23 July 1769 

„ Robert, porter in Lady Yester's p., and Isabel, same p., d. of 

deceased William Murray, mariner at Leith 2 Feb. 1792 

„ Thomas, farmer at Ferneylaw, p. of Colington, and Miss 

Pitcairn, d. to John Engles, merchant in Tolbooth p." 16 Aug. 1761 
„ Thomas, printer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, Old Kirk p., 

d. of JohnSempell, writer 14 Nov. 1788 

Denneson, Thomas, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew's p., and Euphan, 

same p., d. of Andrew Nisbet, weaver 17 Oct. 1799 

Denniston, Capt. Jas., of the 50th Regiment, and Miss Elizth., d. of 

. . . Wardrope of Westhorn, now in Lady Yester's p. 28 Aug. 1768 
Dennivall, William, toole maker, and Anne, both in Old Church p., 

d, of deceased . . . Robertson, weaver in p. of Dunfermline 23 June 1798 



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Denoon, Agnes; James Thomson, merchant 22 Sept. 1786 

,, David, weaver, St. Giles' p., and Christian, same p., d. of John 

Henderson, weaver in Caithness 20 Sept. 1783 

Denston, James, soldier, 35th Regiment, College Church p., and 
Elionora, same p., d. of John Paul, labourer in Linlithgow 

19 Apr. 1799 
Denune, Elizabeth; Donald Strang, servant 13 June 1756 

,, Jean; Henry Shaw, chairmaster 15 Dec. 1754 

Denvar, Daniel, musician in Old Kirk p., and Katherine, d. of 

deceased John Ballantyne, mason in Dunkeld 28 Mar. 1778 

Derbishire, Philip, son of Willm. Derbishire of Brackley, North- 
amptonshire, now in Old Kirk p., and Miss Ann, High 
Kirk p., d. of Mr. Allan Masterton, writing master 12 Jan. 1793 

Derby, Henry, soldier in the City Guard, and Helen, d. of deceased 
Mr. Alexr. Buchan, minister in the Island of St. Kilda, both 
in N. W. p. 25 Nov. 1753 

Derg, Ann; John Robertson, servant 15 Apr. 1753 

Desporn, William, hatmaker, and Mary, d. of deceased Rob. Salton, 

farmer at Hethpool in shire of Peebles, both in S. E. p. 9 Dec. 1753 
Deuchar, Alexander, seal engraver, New Gray Friar's p., and Christian, 
Old Church p., d. of deceased Robert Mitchell, mariner in 
London 31 July 1787 

„ David, lapidarie in Old Greyfrier's p., and Marion, d. to John 

Skeil, farmer at Musselburgh, now in Old Greyfreir's p. 30 Aug. 1767 
„ David, seal cutter, Old Church p., and Christian, Tron p., d. to 
deceased Rev. Mr. Alexr. Robertson, minister at Edilston 

15 Sept. 1776 
„ Thomas, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Elisabeth, 
College Church p., d. of . . . Gourly, weaver, St. Andrews, 
Fife 5 Apr. 1799 

Dewar, Agnes; Alexander Grant, tailor 10 Aug. 1766 

„ Agnes; John Clark, labourer 23 Apr. 1775 

„ Alexander, journeyman smith, and Charlott, d. to Peter Scott, 

chairman, both in Old Kirk p. 19 Jan. 1772 

,, Alison; John Gellatly, servant 4 Mar. 1785 

„ Andrew, soldier in the City Guard, in S. K. p., and Mary 
Wright, relict of Duncan M'Murdie, indweller, now in N. K. p. 

19 Jan. 1752 
„ Anne; Alexander M'Dougal, writer 1 Sept. 177 1 

„ Ann; Alexander Austie, shoemaker 10 Jan. 1783' 

,, Anne; Alexander Cameron, soldier . 31 May 1792 

„ Ann; John Carsel, soldier 11 Feb. 1794 

„ Catherine; Archibald Clerk, weaver 24 June 1753 

„ Catherine; James Menzies, carrier 23 Apr. 1785 

„ Christian; William Forrest, smith 10 May 1761 

„ Cicilia; William Kinnaird, student 30 May 1773 

„ Mr. David, of the 22nd Regiment, in Tron p., and Mrs. Mary 
Cutler, in Lady Yester's p., relict of James Dewar of Vogrie 

10 June 1790 
„ Duncan, weaver, Old Kirk p., and Anne, same p., d. of deceased 

James Crerar, farmer at Claggan, county of Perth 18 Oct. 1785 

„ Duncan, day labourer, Old Kirk p., and Isobell, same p., d. of 
deceased James Campbell, shoemaker, p. of Dull, county of 
Perth 29 Apr. 1786 

„ Duncan, day labourer, Tron p , and Christian, Old Kirk p., d. 

of deceased John M'Donald, flaxdresser in Appin of Dull 2 Nov. 1789 
„ Elizabeth; Neil Robertson, chairbearer 30 Dec. 1791 

„ Forrest, surgeon, Tron p., and Miss Anne, Old Grayfriar's p., 

d. of Capt. . . . Stewart of East Craigs 13 Jan. 1789 

„ George, mariner, Old Church p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Gregory Peterson, mariner, Ludgate Hill, London 13 Jan. 1800 



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Dewar, Grieve, spirit dealer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, St. 

Andrew p., d. of Alexander Jamieson, carter in Leith 4 July 1799 

„ Grizel ; George Low, merchant 26 May 1754 

„ Helen; James Murray, printer 26 Oct. 1777 

„ Isobel; John Campbell, labourer 25 Apr. 1781 

„ Jacobina; Robert Archibald 15 Mar. 1799 

„ James, merchant in Tolbooth p., and Mary, d. to Rev. Mr. 

Win. Semco, minister of the Gospel at Woodhorn in 

Northumberland, now in the Tolbooth p. 29 Aug. 1762 

„ James, of Vougrie, in Old Grayfreir's p., and Miss Elizth., 

youngest d. of Mr. M'Culloch of Barholm, in College Kirk p. 

24 Dec. 1769 
„ James, merchant in New Kirk p., and Miss Jean, d. to Alexander 

Dalziell of Heartside, in New North p. 5 Aug. 1770 

„ James, of Vogrie, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Mary, p. of 

Canongate, d. of John Cutler of Argrennan 24 Apr. 1779 

„ James, day labourer, Old Kirk p., and Jane Dewar, same p., d. 

of James Dewar, farmer at Foss in Perthshire 24 July 1784 

,, James, carpenter, Old Gray Friar's p., and Katharine, Tron p., 

d. of Thomas Law, day labourer 7 Sept. 1784 

„ James, couper, College Kirlc p., and Mary, Tron Kirk p., d. of 

deceased John Kinloch, tailor, p. of Ardclach 23 Sept. 1786 

„ James, residenter in Edinburgh, Old Kirk p., and Anne, same 

p., d. of deceased John Stewart, gardener in St. Cuthbert's p. 6 June 1792 
,, James, gentleman's servant, St Andrew p., and Elisabeth, same 

p., d. of David Wilson, grocer 27 May 1794 

„ Jane ; James Dewar, labourer 24 July 1784 

„ Janet; William Ross, lintdresser 26 Mar. 1758 

„ Janet ; Thomas Edmonston, brewer's servant 7 Nov. 1773 

„ Janet ; Robert Malcom, mariner 6 Nov. 1788 

„ Janet ; James Donaldson, corporal 12 June 1797 

„ Janet; Angus Fraser, soldier 28 July 1797 

„ Janet ; Thomas Home, mason 25 July 1799 

„ Jean ; Peter Weir, wright 18 Jan. 1781 

„ Jean ; John Veitch, servant 10 Sept. 1785 

„ John, tronman, and Margt. Ford, relict of John Wilson, soldier 

in the City Guard, both in Old Kirk p. 23 June 1765 

„ John, farmer in Ranoch, and Sarah, same p., d. of Angus 

Stewart, farmer there 6 Apr. 1780 

„ John, smith, Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of James 

Barrow, carrier at Loanstone 25 July 1783 

„ John, indweller, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased . . . Hay, wright in Glasgow 13 Apr. 1784 

„ John, musician, Old Kirk p., and Wallace, New North p., d. of 

John Thorburn, mason 5 Jan. 1797 

,. John, shoemaker, and Martha, both in High Church p., d. of 

Andrew Ormiston, farmer near Berwick 5 Dec. 1797 

„ John, cabinetmaker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Isabel, same p., d. 

of deceased Thomas Duncan, slater 20 Aug. 1798 

,. John, musician, College Church p., and Charlote, same p., d. of 

deceased Neil Stewart, music seller 27 Apr. 1799 

„ Katherine ; Donald M'Donald, chairman 28 July 1771 

„ Lillias ; George Fail foul, baker 5 June 1781 

„ Margaret; John Menzies, wright 19 Nov. 1769 

„ Margaret ; Robert M'Intosh, flaxdresser 24 Nov. 1776 

„ Margaret ; Alexander Logan, baker 22 Mar. 1781 

,, Margaret ; Charles Stewart, water bearer 10 July 1783 

„ Margaret ; Alexander Veitch, mason 7 June 1787 

„ Margaret ; Gilbert Smith, founder 6 Aug. 1789 

„ Margaret ; Alexander Mitchell, wright 10 Oct. 1797 

„ Mary ; William Nisbet, physician 31 July 1786 



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Dewar, Peter, cabinetmaker, High Church p., and Ann Myles, same 

p., relict of John Robertson, gardener at Strathmiglo, Fife 2 June 1794 
,, Peter, gardener, and Margaret, both in Old Church p., d. of 

deceased Robert Beatson, land waiter in Leith 4 May 1798 

„ Miss Sarah ; William Cochran of Kirkfield 20 Sept. 1761 

„ Thomas, tobacconist, New Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same p., 

d. of deceased John Dick, merchant in Dalkeith 12 Sept. 1778 

,, William, gardener, College Kirk p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased John Tod, mason at Leith 30 Dec. 1782 

„ William, wright, College Kirk p., and Magdalane, St. Andrew 

p., d. of John Hay, farmer, p. of Portmoak 1 1 Apr. 1798 

Deys, Annabella or Elizabeth ; Charles Wallden, Antigua 18 May 1777 

Dibbs, John, soldier in the 71st Regt., College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, 

New North p., d. of David Simpson, miliar in Crail 10 Jan. 1783 

Dicher, John, brewer in Tron p., and Helen Ross, in St. Andrew p., 

relict of Walter Mowbray, mason I May 1790 

Dick, Adam, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Elspeth, 

same p., d. of Alexr. Fairbairn, miller of Birkenside Mill, 
county of Berwick 13 Jan. 1792 

„ Agnes; John Goodsir, gardener 11 June 1775 

„ Agnes; James Matheson, tailor 22 July 1775 

,, Agnes; Duncan Grant, tailor 23 June 1783 

„ Alexander, journeyman mason in Old Grayfreir's p., and 

Janet, d. to John M'Queen, merchant in New Kirk p. 17 Nov. 1765 
„ Alexander, vintiner, Old Kirk p., and Margaret Low, New Kirk 

p., widow of John Aiton, shoemaker in Calton 27 Feb. 1782 

„ Alexander, of the Excise Office, St. Andrew p., and Miss Helen, 

same p., d. of William Anderson, residenter 16 Oct. 1795 

,, Andrew, gentleman's servant, West Church p., and Nelly, Lady 

Yester's p., d. to deceased John Brown, ironmonger 30 Apr. 1775 

„ Sir Andrew Lauder, of Fountainhall, Bart., St. Giles' p., and 

Miss Elizabeth, same p., eldest d. of Thomas Brown of 

Johnston Burn 18 Oct. 1783 

„ Andrew, mason, College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, Old Kirk p., 

d. of William Cunynghame, blacksmith at Dubieside, p. 

of Leven, Fife 20 Apr. 1786 

,, Ann ; David Muir, grocer 9 June 1794 

„ Christian; Daniel Carmichael, shoemaker 21 Nov. 1762 

,, David, shoemaker, and Jean, d. to John Airth, weaver in 

Canongate p., both in College Kirk p. 1 Mar. 1761 

,, David, mason, and Janet, Tolbooth p., d. of James Jordan, 

near Dumfries 20 Apr. 1777 

„ David, brewer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Elisabeth, New 

North p., d. of deceast Alexr. Durham, merchant 17 Oct. 1778 

„ David, labourer. St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

David Bogie, labourer at Dysart 30 May 1795 

„ David, coachman, Old Church p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

David Shallis, labourer at Dunse 25 Aug. 1795 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Mallace, flesher 15 June 1766 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Fisken, stocking manufacturer 18 Oct. 1793 

„ Elizabeth; Peter More, shoemaker 15 Nov. 1794 

,, Elizabeth; James M'Ghie, of the Excise 30 Aug. 1799 

„ Euphan ; George Lees, servant 31 Aug. 1760 

,, George, servant to John Clarkson, baxter in N. K. p., and 

Ann, d. of deceased John Haig, wright, now in S. K. p. 8 July 1753 
„ Miss Grizell; William Tait, minister 23 Nov. 1760 

,, Grizel; John Reid, mason 15 May 1763 

„ Grizel; James Fraser, carter 1 Dec. 1781 

„ Helen; John Denholm, clothier 14 Apr. 1765 

„ Helen; Thomas Millons, wright 5 June 1798 

„ Isobel ; Daniel Stewart, soldier 8 Aug. 1756 



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Dick, Isobel; William Bannerman, stationer 29 May 1763 

,, Isobella; Alexander Sanderson, grocer 10 Oct. 1800 

„ James, mason in Old Kirk p., and Margt., d. to deceast Alexr. 
Falconer, labouring man in Liberton p., now in Lady 
Yester's p. 20 Dec. 1761 

„ James, tailor, and Alison, d. of deceast John Paterson, farmer at 

Eyemouth, in New Grayfreir's p. 25 May 1766 

„ James, peutherer, and Anne, d. to George Craig, porter, both 

both in Old Grayfreir's p. 14 Jan. 1770 

„ James, brewer in Lady Yester's p., and Mary, in Canongate p., 

d. of deceast Robert Henderson, indweller in Gifford p. 19 Dec. 1773 
„ James, baxter, New Gray Frier's p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of John M'Culloch, day labourer, p. of Slains 26 Jan. 1777 

,, Janet; John Scott, tailor 23 Nov. 1760 

„ Janet: William Muir, stabler 20 Dec. 1772 

„ Janet; Richard Harrison, servant 28 Feb. 1773 

„ Janet; Hugh Mackay, coppersmith 1 Feb. 1785 

„ Janet; John Duff, mason 30 July 1794 

„ Janet; Daniel M'Pherson, clerk 3 Feb. 1796 

,, Jean; John Peden, workman 27 Aug. 1758 

,, Jean; John Philp, indweller 8 Nov. 1761 

,, Jean; Joseph Park, coachwright 3 July 1768 

,, Jean; Alexander Rollo, shipmaster 23 Apr. 1775 

,, John, journeyman shoemaker, and Isobell, d. of deceased 

William Wilson, shoemaker, both in S. S. E. p. 29 Apr. 1753 

„ John, journeyman wright in the Tron p., and Isobell, d. to 

George Ritchie, gardener in p. of Temple 24 Oct. 1756 

„ John, upholsterer in College Kirk p., and Mary, d. to James 

Alison, servant to Lord Somervile 14 Nov. 1762 

,, John, journeyman wright in Newgreyfreir's p., and Agnes, d. to 
deceast John Don, farmer in Collington, now in Old 
Kirk p. 17 May 1767 

,, John, vintner in South Leith p., and Jean, d. to George Samuel, 

farmer at Winsburgh, residing in the New North p. 31 Jan. 1773 

„ John, gentleman's servant, and Mary, d. of John Reid, Tron p. 2 Mar. 1777 
„ John, indweller, College Kirk p., and Margaret, Tron p., d. of 

Daniel Campbell, indweller 4 Dec. 1783 

,, John, tailor, New Grayfriar's p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

William Robertson, weaver in Peebles 7 June 1784 

,, John, cabinetmaker, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, College Kirk 

p., d. of John Wilson, officer of Excise 22 Feb. 1787 

,, John, merchant, St. Andrew p., and Mary, New Grayfriar's p., 

d. of deceased Alex. Gray, gardener at Fountain Bridge 13 Dec. 1787 
„ John, wright, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of deceased 

James Niccol, weaver in Leith 6 Jan. 1794 

„ John, wright, St. Andrew p., and Helen, Lady Yester's p., d. of 

deceased John Aitken, labourer, p. of Cramond 8 May 1795 

,, John, upholsterer, and Margaret, both in St. Andrew p., d. of 

deceased William Hamilton, sailer in Leith 18 Jan. 1798 

„ Katherine ; Robert Mercer, wright 29 May 1763 

„ Katherine; James Brown, printer 20 May 1791 

,, Lilias ; Archibald Napier, workman 18 Dec. 1768 

„ Margaret; William Gordon, bookseller 25 Feb. 1759 

,, Margaret; John Andrew, servant 17 June 1 764 

„ Margaret; John Ross, wright 25 Sept. 1768 

„ Margaret ; Alexander Cameron, merchant 16 Dec. 1770 

„ Margaret ; John Temple, shoemaker 27 Apr. 1789 

„ Margaret; Thomas Mackie, carpenter 1 Nov. 1799 

„ Miss Mary ; Rev. William Mitchell 7 Apr. 1751 

v Miss Mary ; Mr. Walter Carmichael, merchant 21 June 1767 

„ Mary; Thomas Dewar, tobacconist 12 Sept. 1778 

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Dick, Peter, cooper, and Margaret, both in Old Grayfriar's p., d. of 

deceased John Ross, coach maker 13 Nov. 1797 

„ Rev. Mr. Robert, minister of the gospel in the New Grayfreir's 

Kirk and indweller in Old Grayfreir's p., and Miss Grizel, 

d. of deceast Mr. Robert Ford of Glasgow 26 June 1757 

,, Robert, baker in New North p., and Isobell Hamilton, relict of 

John Marsshall, farmer in the shire of Linlithgow, now in 

Tolbooth p. 20 May 1764 

„ Robert, farmer in p. of Logierait, and Jean, in Lady Yester's p., 

d. of John Ainchis, farmer in Clunie 5 Dec. 1773 

,, Robert, meal maker, Old Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

Alexr. Ferguson, farmer at Fincastle in Athole 23 June 1788 

,, Robert, writer, St. Andrew p., and Miss Agnes, p. of Kirkliston, 

d. of John Allan, farmer at Loanhead 1 June 1789 

„ Robert, residenter College Church p., and Marion Thomson, 

same p., relict of William Maxwell, in p. of St. 

Cuthbert's 20 Nov. 1798 

„ Susannah ; Thomas Stewart 8 Feb. 1787 

,, Thomas, journeyman baxter, and Margaret, d. to John Prentice, 

farmer in Clermiston, both in New Kirk p. 5 July 1767 

,, Thomas, cabinet maker in Lady Yester's p., and Marion, College 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Richard Finlayson, wright at 

Giffordhall 8 Oct. 1791 

,, William, merchant in the New Grayfreir's p., and Margaret, d. to 

George Lamb, wright in the Tolbooth p. 12 Dec. 1756 

,, William, upholsterer in New Grayfreir's p., and Margt., d. to 

deceast Alexr. Melvill, ship carpenter at Burntisland, now 

in New North p. 13 Mar. 1768 

„ William, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Davida, New 

North p., d. of deceased James Cleghorn, brewer at 

Gairnshall 27 Apr. 1778 

„ William, merchant, Old Church p., and Miss Margaret, New 

Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased Willm. Ranken, dyer 5 June 1793 

Dickenson (Dikenson), Abraham, soldier in the 25th Regiment, 

Edinburgh Castle, and Agnes, New North p., d. of James 

Reid, farmer at Kirkliston 22 June 1781 

„ William, soldier 25th Regiment, Edinburgh Castle, and 

Margaret, Old Kirk p., d. of deceased Alexr. Binney, soldier 

in Edinburgh 8 Oct. 1781 

Dickie, Alexander, watch maker, N. North p., and Mariane, New 

Church p., d. of deceased Mr. John English, merchant 8 Dec. 1776 
„ Ebenezer, and Jean, d. to James Nicol, shoemaker in Aberdeen, 

both in the College Kirk p. 9 Oct. 1757 

,, James, plasterer, New Grayfriar's p., and Cecilia, West Kirk p., 

d. of James Wier, day labourer, deceased mar. 2 Jan. 1778 

,, Nathaniell, servant to Lady Shaw in N. K. p., and Kath., d. of 

deceased Patrick Gordon, gardener at Hamilton, now in 

N. W. p. 26 Oct. 1755 

„ William, secretary's clerk in the Old Bank, and Grizel, New 

Church p., d. to deceased Adam Doack, ship master in Air 

13 Oct. 1776 
,, William, of the Bank of Scotland, College Kirk p., and Miss 

Sussannah,same p , d. of deceast Peter Edgar of Bridgelands 

17 Feb. 1 78 1 
„ William, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Catharine, Old Kirk 

p., d. of deceased Robert Powrie, shoemaker in county of 

Perth 26 Sept. 1783 

Dickson, Adam, engraver, High Church p., and Elisabeth, New 

North p., d. of John Baillie, upholsterer 5 May 1794 

„ Adam, wright, St. Cuthbert's p., and Margaret, St. Andrew p., 

d. of John Fiddes, labourer at Makerston 14 Jan. 1797 



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Dickson, Alexander, a gentleman's servant, and Isobel, d. to • 

Alexander Rannie, sclater in Prestonpans, both in New- 
North p. 30 July 1769 
„ Alexander, lieutenant in the Artillery at Giberalter, now in the 
Old Grayfrier's p., and Miss Janet, in New North p., d. to 
Mr. Wm. Ingles, surgeon 17 Apr. 1774 
„ Alexander, smith in St. Andrew p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

Angus Brown, day labourer 2 June 1792 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Ann, 

same p , d. of James Shiel, cooper at Selkirk 12 Jan. 1795 

,, Miss Alison; Andrew Gray, tenant 17 Apr. 1757 

„ Miss Alsie; William Pringle, student 18 Feb. 1790 

„ Ann; William Anderson, tailor 2 Aug. 1772 

,, Anne; Andrew Nisbet, smith 28 Oct. 1786 

„ Ann; James Robertson, staymaker 27 Sept. 1792 

„ Ann; James Guthrie, waiter 9 July 1796 

„ Barbara; James Stewart, wright 31 May 1782 

„ Catherine; Charles Cane, soldier 31 Mar. 1784 

„ Charles, mason, and Euphan, d. to George Haliday, shoemaker, 

p. of Poleworth, now both in New Grayfreir's p. 23 Oct. 1768 

„ Christian; George Edington, wright 22 Aug. 1798 

„ David, cutler in N. E. p., and Isobel, d. of deceased Alexr. 

Melvell, shipmaster in Burntisland, now in N. N. K. p. 8 Sept. 1754 
„ David, gentleman's servant in S. W. p., and Isobell, d. of 
deceased William Watson, farmer in Dunslaw, now in 
N. W. p. • 9 Mar. 1755 

„ David, traveling merchant in the New Grayfrier's p., and 
Elisabeth, d. of deceast Sir Alexander Brown of Bassington 
p., Westruther, now in the Old Grayfreir's p. 17 July 1757 

„ Elizabeth; Duncan Robertson, chairman 20 Oct. 1780 

„ Elizabeth; Edmund Ferguson, cabinetmaker 26 Apr. 1788 

„ Elizabeth; John James, soldier 28 May 1798 

„ Eupham ; James Anderson, servant 19 Nov. 1758 

,, Euphan; James Douglas, tailor 28 Aug. 1763 

„ George, journeyman mason, and Marrion, d. to deceast Henry 

Collison, workman, both in Old Kirk p. 19 June 1763 

„ George, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p., and Anne, same p., 

d. of John Manners, day labourer 8 June 1779 

„ George, joiner, College Kirk p., and Grizael, same p., d. of 

James Muirhead, wright at Gilmerton 2 Jan. 1781 

„ George, plasterer, High Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased Adam Gibb, mariner in Leith 2 June 1788 

„ George, carrier from Ormiston, in College Kirk p., and Janet, 
in New North p., d. of Chas. Bell, day labourer at Ormiston, 
East Lothian 6 Aug. 1791 

,, Gilbert, teacher, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased John Dickson, farmer at Colmonel 13 Apr. 1782 

„ Helen; Matthew Thomson, waiter 17 Apr. 1774 

„ Helen ; Archibald Taylor, tailor 18 Sept. 1774 

„ Helen; Andrew Spence, labourer 14 Mar. 1798 

„ Isobel; John Adam, weaver 3 June 1753 

„ Isobel; William Bridge, soldier 15 June 1760 

„ Isobel; William Budge, soldier 29 June 1760 

„ Isobel; Samuel Duncan, baxter 8 Dec. 1765 

„ Isobel; Andrew Collin, labourer 11 July 1794 

„ Isabella; John Baillie, mason 18 July 1794 

„ Isabella; James Orr, servant 17 July J 798 

„ James, journeyman smith, and Margt., d. to John Bouston, 

gardener at Blackfoord, in West Kirk p., both in S. E. p. 28 Jan. 1753 
„ James, bookseller in New Kirk p., and Margaret, d. to deceast 

Charles Greig, shipmaster in Burntisland 27 Dec. 1772 



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Dickson, James, mason, Tron p., and Ann, same p., d. of John 

Drysdale, farmer at Alva 18 May 1777 

,, James, smith, College Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of James 

Taylor, Master of H.M. Frigate the Richmond 7 May 1783 

„ Lieut. James, of the 80th Regiment of Foot, and Miss Anne, 

both in New Gray Friar's p.,d. of deceased . . . Ronaldson 

of Blairhall 22 Aug. 1783 

„ James, mason in Old Kirk p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

deceased James Mair, farmer in Gartly 23 Jan. 1792 

„ James, husbandman, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert Monteith, farmer at Laswade 23 Sept. 1795 

„ Janet; James Brown, weaver 10 Dec. 1769 

,, Janet; Thomas Tweedie, servant 5 Jan 1772 

,, Janet; John Grant, writer 14 Aug. 1779 

„ Janet; Robert Learmonth, salmon fisher 31 Dec. 1792 

„ Jean; Andrew Bell, baxter 13 Nov. 1768 

„ Miss Jean; George Burst, merchant 23 June 1771 

„ Jean; Gilbert Dickson, teacher 13 Apr. 1782 

,, Jean; Andrew Ramage, labourer 28 May 1795 

„ Jean; William Hourson, wright 19 July 1880 

„ John, instrument music maker, and Elizth., d. to deceast Daniel 

M'Kenzie, shoemaker, both in College Kirk p. 11 Sept. 1763 

„ John, weaver in Moffat, and Jean, d. of deceast Wm. Ewart of 

Middlegill, now in Old Kirk p. 6 Nov. 1763 

,, John, vintner in p. of Lauther, and Sophia Hogart in West 

Kirk p., relict of George James, tenant in Longformacus, 

both in Old Grayfrier's p. 5 Sept. 1773 

„ John, farmer in Aduston, p. of Lauder, and Mary, both in New 

Church p., d. to deceased David Knox, farmer in Crichton p. 

20 Aug. 1775 
„ John, tailor, College Kirk p., and Isobel, New Kirk p., d. of 

Archd. Taylor, tailor at Pathhead, Fifeshire 8 Sept. 1778 

„ John, of Culter, advocate, Old Kirk p., and Miss Mary, eldest 

d. of Rev. Mr. John Gibson, one of the ministers of the 

West Kirk 19 Mar. 1781 

,, John, wright, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of Stephen 

Jollie, wright in Leith 12 Dec. 1787 

„ John, W.S., in St. Andrew p., and Miss Charlotte, in same p., d. 

of deceased Mr. James Alison, writer 28 Aug. 1790 

„ John, mason in New Gray Friar's p., and Mary, in Old Kirk p., 

d. of James Crichton, mason 22 Aug. 1791 

„ John, porter, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

John Somervell, porter 11 June 1793 

„ John, baxter, and Henrietta, both in College Church p., d. of 

deceased John Bain, shoemaker in Cannongate 3 Apr. 1798 

„ John, labourer, St. Andrew p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

William Tait, labourer in p. of Haddington 27 June 1800 

„ Lucie ; Archibald Horsburgh 12 May 175 1 

„ Maitland ; James Adam, waiter 1 Aug. 1791 

„ Margaret ; James Lennox, mariner 22 Dec. 1754 

„ Margaret ; John Craig, reedmaker 24 May 1761 

„ Margaret ; John Colvill, servant 3 July 1763 

,, Margaret ; Robert Thomson, dyster 3 Feb. 1765 

,, Margaret ; David Gordon, wright 14 Feb. 1768 

„ Margaret; John Mackinlay, servant 20 Nov. 1768 

,, Margaret ; Thomas Mouat, shoemaker 18 July 1778 

,, Margaret ; Thomas Christie, hairdresser 8 Apr. 1800 

„ Mary ; William Graham, wright 19 Nov. 1769 

„ Mary ; Robert Scott, farmer 19 Oct. 1777 

„ Mary ; Duncan M'Pherson, water bearer 4 June 1784 

,, Miss Mary ; Alexander Beverly, upholsterer 13 Feb. 1788 



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Dickson, Mary ; James Milligan, mariner 5 June 1798 

„ Mary ; James Spittal, shipmaster 27 June 1798 

„ May ; James Mackay, labourer 16 Nov. 1793 

„ Nicolson ; Samuel Bell, weaver 13 Mar. 1781 

„ Peter, boatman, p. of Tranent, and Margaret, p. of St. Giles, 

d. of John Barclay, smith in Cockenzie 3 June 1780 

„ Peter, hostler in St. Andrew p., and Katharine, in High Kirk 

p., d. of deceased John Low, miller in Colington 20 Dec. 1791 

„ Robert, indweller, and Margaret, d. to Magnus Barry, indweller . 

at Largo, both in N. W. p. 25 May 1755 

„ Robert, nailor, New Gray Fryer's p., and Margt. Gib, Old 

Church p., d. to deceast James Gib, brewer's servant 29 Oct. 1775 

„ Robert, goldsmith in Perth, and Hannah, d. to James Henry, 

tailor in Perth I2 Sept. 1778 

„ Robert, baker, New Kirk p., and Katherine, Old Grayfriar's p., 

d. of Alexr. Scott, brewer in Fountain Bridge 7 Mar. 1780 

„ Robert, wright, College Kirk p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

deceased John M'Kenzie, farmer near Campbletoun 30 Aug. 1784 

„ Robert, joiner, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Hugh Bremar, staymaker in Thurso 20 May 1786 

„ Robert, shoemaker in Old Grayfriar's p., and Beatrix, same p., 

d. of David Laidlaw, flesher in Dalkeith 28 Nov. 1792 

„ Robert, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. 

of Straten Forgie, labourer in p. of Linlithgow 12 June 1798 

„ Samuel, wright in the College Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to Thomas 

Baillie, miln wright in West Kirk p. 19 Apr. 1772 

„ Sarah ; James Campbell, wright 19 July 1790 

„ Sophia ; James Thorburn, nailmaker 27 June 1778 

„ Thomas, mason, and Jean, d. to James Ramsay, labouring man 

in Carnwath p., both in College Kirk p. 20 Sept. 1767 

„ Walter, grocer, and Agnes, both in Old Grayfriar's p., d. of 

John Hamilton, farmer in Falkirk 30 Apr. 1798 

„ William, day labourer in Glencross p., now in Old Grayfriar's 

p., and Grizel Simpson, widow in same p. 20 Aug. 1775 

,, William, wright, St. Andrew p., and Janet Thomson, New Gray- 
friar's p., d. of deceased Thomas Thomson, farmer and 
portioner at Newbottle 14 Dec. 1787 

,, William, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Beatrix, New North 
p., d. of John Carmichael, farmer at Greenburn, p. of 
Kilmadock 5 Feb. 1788 

„ William, joiner, St. Andrew p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

William Boag, mason 18 May 1789 

„ William, bookseller, College Church p., and Miss Jean, same 

p., d. of deceased David Sibbald, merchant in Cupar, Fife 24 Apr. 1799 
„ see also Dixon (Dlxson). 
Diddep, Peter, writer in College Kirk p., and Euphemia, in same p., 

d. of John Walker, farmer at Beanston, East Lothian 2 Dec. 1790 

Diggins, William, soldier in the 25th Regt. in Edinburgh Castle, and 

Anne, St. Giles' p., d. of Kirkpatrick, day labourer 

13 Feb. 1781 
Dimont, Joseph, serjeant of the 4th Regt. of Dragoons now lying at 
Dalkeith, in Old Grayfriar's p., and Mary Parsons, same p., 
d. of deceased John Parsons of Penryn, county of Cornwall 31 Oct. 1792 
Ding, Elizabeth ; Daniel Conn, musician 31 Oct. 1795 

„ Jean ; David M'Laren, hairdresser 20 Nov. 1788 

Dingwall, Agnes ; Daniel Urquhart, tailor 8 Aug. 1762 

„ Agnes ; John Grant, servant 3 May 1784 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant in Old Kirk p., and Elizth., d. 
to deceast Wm. Duncan, farmer in Keltie in Fife, in Lady 
Yester's p. 21 Apr. 1765 



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Dingwall, Alexander, servant in New North p., and Fanny, in theWest 

Kirk p., d. of deceast John Irvine, innkeeper in Dumfries 7 Nov. 1773 
„ Elizabeth ; Samuel Middleton, chairman 5 Aug. 1764 

,, Elizabeth; James Mitchell, cabinet maker 27 Nov. 1786 

„ Isobel ; John Ireland, wright 20 Sept. 1794 

„ John, brewer's servant, Old Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, d. of 

John Wilson, farmer in county of Fife 24 May 1783 

„ Margaret ; Robert Fell, engraver 2 Dec. 1796 

„ Mary ; John King, shoemaker 11 Nov. 1753 

„ Corpl. William, of the 2nd Battn. Royals, College Kirk p., and 
Janet, same p., d. of deceased William Plumber, flesher in 
Dalkeith 30 June 1783 

Diniven, Campbel, journeyman shoemaker in New Grayfriar's p., and 

Matty, d. to Alexander Farquar, tanner . 4 June 1775 

„ John, junr., of Knowhead, now in Edinburgh, Old Gray Fryer's 

p., and Mary, College p., d. to Mr. Win. Laing of Lees 17 Dec. 1775 
Dinmure, Thomas, tailor in Falkirk, and Phebe, d. of deceast Thos. 

Comb, indweller, now in New Grayfriar's p. 25 Apr. 1762 

Dinsire, Euphan ; James Elder, shoemaker 22 Dec. 1779 

Dinwiddie, Elizabeth ; John Borthwick, servant 11 May 1781 

Dinwoodie (Dinwiddie), William, merchant, Old Greyfrier's p., and 
Miss Anne, same p., d. of deceased Rev. Dr. Gilbert 
Hamilton, minister of the Gospell at Crammond 5 Nov. 1781 

Dippie, George, merchant, late of Dunse, and Anne, both in Tolbooth 

p., d. of deceased Patrick Grant, merchant in Aberdeen 26 June 1797 
Dirom, Major Alexander, of Muiresk, St. Andrew p., and Miss 
Magdalena, same p., d. of deceased Robert Pasely of Mount 
Annan 3 Aug. 1793 

Dirrie, Alexander, merchant in N. W. p., and Elizt , d. to deceased 

Robert Fleming, mason in Stirling, now in N. E. p. 28 Dec. 1755 

Disher, Christian ; James Hastie, mason 6 Jan. 1780 

„ John, brewer's servant, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, 

Tron p., d. of Hugh Duncan, day labourer in Aberdeen 30 July 1783 
Dishington, Agnes ; Peter Vernon 6 Dec. 1767 

Dixon, Jean ; Andrew Aitchison, mariner 10 Oct. 1792 

„ see also Dickson. 

Doack, Grizel ; William Dickie, clerk 13 Oct. 1776 

Dobbyn, Miss ; Major William Maxwell 7 Nov. 1795 

Dobie, Agnes ; Peter Cummins, carver 15 July 1795 

,, Elizabeth ; Alexander Livingston, wright 14 Aug. 1782 

„ Eupham ; John Bowie, maltster 18 Dec. 1783 

,, George, indweller in S. S. W. p., and Kath., d. of deceased 

John Mitchell, wright in S. S. E. p. 31 May 1752 

,, George, stabler in S. S. W. p., and Helen, d. of deceased Gavin 

Cranston, tailor in Lasswade p., now in N. W. p. 30 June 1754 

„ Helen; Peter Ballantyne 26 May 1794 

„ Isobel; Peter Campbell, chairman 8 Jan. 1775 

„ Isobel; James Jeffray, labourer 29 Feb. 1792 

,, James, painter, and Margaret, d. to deceast William M'Intyre, 

shoemaker in Linlithgow, both in New Kirk p. 28 Aug. 1763 

„ The Rev. Mr. James, minister at Calder, and Miss Isabella, 
Tolbooth p., d. of deceased Mr. James Stodart, minister 
at Kirkintulloch 2 Apr. 1778 

,, James, cooper, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of John M'Allaster, tennant at Clockburn, Stirlingshire 8 Nov. 1794 
,, James, gentleman's servant, College p., and Mary, same p., d. 

of deceased David Lenox, labourer at Down 2 Sept. 1795 

„ Janet; Robert Kennedy, cooper 30 Dec. 1784 

„ Jean; Charles Wilson, gardener 16 Feb. 1772 

„ Jean; William Hamilton 9 Feb. 1778 

„ Jean; Richard Pinchers, soldier 27 Aug. 1798 



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Dobie, John, porter, and Floria Gun, relict of David Thomsson, 

mariner at Kinghorn, both in Old Grayfriar's p. 19 Apr. 1761 

„ John, gentleman's servant, and Isobel, d. to deceast Jas. Hill, 

farmer, both in New North Kirk p. 21 Feb. 1768 

,, John, watchmaker, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceast William French, weaver in Dunse 4 Jan. 1783 

„ Katherine; John Aiton, mason 6 Nov. 1774 

„ Margaret; John Brunton, servant 10 Aug. 1755 

,, Margaret; George Haig, tailor 9 Dec. 1764 

„ Margaret; Archibald Ker, whiteiron smith 23 May 1773 

„ Margaret; John Justice, paper stainer 14 May 1778 

,, Mungo, writer, p. of Drysdale, and Sarah, p. of Tundergarth, 

d. of deceased John Dobie of Tundergarth 2 Jan. 1779 

„ Peter, cowfeeder, and Anne, d. to deceast John Smith, carter, 

both in New Grayfreir's p. 30 Dec. 1770 

„ Sarah; Mungo Dobie, writer 2 Jan. 1779 

„ Thomas, a labouring man in p. of Liberton, and Barbara 

Nielson, relict of Alexr. Fairbairn, smith, in New Gray- 
frier's p. 30 Aug. 1772 
,, Thomas, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Isobel, 

same p., d. of Archibald Howie, mason in Crail 29 June 1791 

„ William, mariner, and Ann, d. of deceased Jas. Anderson, 

journeyman mason at Culross, both in College Kirk p. 10 July 1774 
„ William, baker, St. Giles' p., and Christian, Tron p., d. of 

David Bruce, residenter in Kinghorn 22 Sept. 1783 

Dobson, Alexander, shoemaker, Old Gray Friar's p., and Rossina, d. 

of Willn. Plenderleath, tailor in Dalkeith 28 Nov. 1778 

„ George, soldier in the 78th Regiment of Foot, and Helen, d. of 

Andrew Robertson, day labourer at Kennoway, Fife 30 Sept. 1778 

„ Janet; David Brockie, mason 17 Oct. 1792 

„ Mathew, brewer's servant, College Kirk p., and Isobel, Old 

Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased John Mikie, carter 28 July 1779 

„ Matthew, carter, College Church p., and Euphan, same p., d. of 

deceased David Lecky, brewer's servant in Cannongate 3 Apr. 1799 
,, Thomas, shoemaker in p. of Selkrig, and Isobel, d. to deceast 

George Cairns, wright, p. of Minto, now in Tolbooth p. 27 Apr. 1760 
„ Thomas, bookseller, New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, New 

North p.,d. of James Baton, farmer, deceased 5 Oct. 1777 

„ William, baker's servant, Tron p., and Margaret, New Gray 

Frier's p., d. of deceased Nicol Bryce, gaudger 9 Feb. 1777 

Dods or Dodds, Agnes; James Torrance 4 Jan. 1799 

,, Alexander, surgeon of the Artois Frigate, St. Giles' p., and 

Miss Jenny, Old Grey Frier's p., d. of deceased William 

Chalmer, merchant 4 Jan. 1782 

,, Andrew, wright in Lady Yester's p., and Bennie, same p., d. of 

James Young, day labourer in Carstairs 13 Dec. 1791 

„ Christian; George Holebrook, weaver 6 Dec. 1800 

,, Elizabeth; Thomas Kinnell, smith 21 Feb. 1778 

„ Elizabeth; William Low, gardener 12 Mar. 1779 

,, Helen; James Fairbairn, shoemaker 15 Oct. 1769 

„ Isabella; Alexander Davidson, lecturer 8 Aug. 1799 

,, James, baker, St. Andrew p., and Marrion, same p., d. of Daniel 

Rob, farmer at Longloan, county of Edinburgh 14 June 1786 

„ James, coachman, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased John Greenfield, grieve in p. of Heriot 25 Apr. 1799 

„ Janet; William Henderson, servant 27 June 1780 

„ John, attorney at law, Old Gray Friar's p., and Miss Mary, 

same p., only lawfull d. of Mr. William James, attorney at 

law in Morpeth 20 July 1785 

„ John, gentleman's servant, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann, same 

p., d. of deceased David Gairdner, shoemaker in MidCalder 5 Sept. 1800 



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Dods or Dodds, Margaret; Peter Donaldson, mason i Sept. 1781 

,, Margaret; Lewis Gordon, wright 21 Apr. 1790 

,, Margaret; Thomas Crosby, soldier 11 Jan. 1797 

,, Mary; Walter Watson, barber 26 Jan. 1780 

,, Richard, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Mary, New 

Kirk p., d. of John Baxter, day labourer at Clerkington 15 July 1780 
„ Robert, Marchmont Herald, in Tron Kirk p., and Isobel 

Porteous, relict of Thos. Goldie, stabler, Old Kirk p. 2 Feb. 1766 

Doig, Alexander, land labourer, and Cicilia, d. to deceast 

Alexander Bishop, miliar at Water of Leith, both in College 

Kirk p. 11 Sept. 1763 

„ Anne; Charles Craig, workman 21 Nov. 1756 

„ David, porter, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, New Kirk p., 

d. of Robert Moreson, weaver in Alloa 20 Oct. 1779 

„ Miss Elizabeth; Alexander Scott, merchant 24 Feb. 1754 

„ Elizabeth; James Cunninghame, weaver 9 Nov. 1760 

,, Miss Helen; David Martin, writer 1 Oct. 1790 

„ Isobel; William Traquair, smith 12 Dec. 1756 

,, James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of William Rannie, gardener, p. of Carriden 6 Mar. 1800 

„ Katherine ; Alexander Leslie, mailman 24 Sept. 1758 

„ Margaret; Adam Watson, farmer 21 July 1751 

„ Margaret; William Sydserff, schoolmaster 22 May 1763 

„ Margaret; Peter Smith, weaver 4 Dec. 1785 

Dolphin, Sarah; James Wilson, founder 6 Jan. 1754 

Domvile, Miss Elizabeth; David MAndly, surgeon 2 Apr. 1785 

Don, Agnes; John Dick, wright 17 May 1767 

,, Ann; Alexander Campbell, soldier 5 Sept. 1762 

,, Clara; Alexander Archibald, servant 24 July 1780 

„ David, gentleman's servant in New Kirk p., and Elizth., d. to 

deceast William Legg, farmer in Park in shire of Bamff, 

now in Tolboth p. 2 Mar. 1766 

„ Elizabeth; William Bell, writer 17 June 1770 

,, Elizabeth; Alexander Weir, mariner 6 Jan. 1800 

,, Grizel; Robert Auld, writer 28 Mar. 1773 

,, Isobel; Peter Ogg, servant 13 Oct. 1797 

,, Janet; Alexander Hodge, tanner 28 Oct. 1759 

„ Jean; Adam Hislop, cowfeeder 23 July 1783 

,, John, gardener, and Janet, d. to Peter M'Night, musician in 

Glencairn, p., both in New Kirk p. 15 Jan. 1758 

„ John, printer in New North p., and Margt., d. to deceast Robt. 

Forbes, merchant in Frazersburgh, now in Old Kirk p. 28 Aug. 1768 
„ Robert, servant to Wm. Mercer of Adie in Perthshire, now in 

Old Kirk p., and Anna, d. to John Robertson, farmer in p. 

of Tongaret, now in New Kirk p. 22 Apr. 1759 

„ William, merchant in Stirling, and Margaret, d. to John Nairn, 

merchant, now in S. E. p. 29 Oct. 1752 

,, William, baker, New Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of William Halliday, candle maker 20 Nov. 1788 

Donald, Andrew, merchant in Greenock, and Miss Elizth., d. to 

John Reid, merchant in Seabank, now in New Kirk p. 17 Mar. 1765 
„ Elizabeth; John Fisher, distiller 31 Oct. 1773 

,, Elizabeth; James Stewart, servant 31 Aug. 1777 

„ Miss Elizabeth; William Stothard, planter 23 Sept. 1791 

„ James, druggist in the New Kirk p., and Miss Anne, in p. 

of Benvie, d. of Mr. George Kirkaldie of Dryburgh 2 Oct. 1774 

,, James, farmer, p. of Dunfermline, and Margaret, Old Gray 

Friar's p., d. of James Hardie, p. of Inverness 30 Nov. 1778 

„ James, baker, and Anne, both in College Kirk p., d. of de- 
ceased Adam Grieve, mariner, Leith 4 Dec. 1797 
„ Janet; Murdoch M'Leod, servant 29 Nov. 1786 



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Donald, John, gentleman's servant in p. of Inneresk, and Elizth., 
d. to Mathew Richmond, labouring man in Douglas, now in 
New Kirk p. 1 8 Dec. 1768 

„ John, labourer, Tolbooth p., and Lillias, same p., d. of 

Alexander M'Vey, mariner, Clackmanan 23 July 1799 

„ Katherine; William Wight, baker 20 Nov. 1774 

,, Margaret; William Milne, ropemaker 22 May 1800 

„ Marion; Robert Donaldson, shoemaker 17 Dec. 1769 

„ William, soldier in the 22nd Regiment commanded by General 
Gadge, and Katharine, d.»to David Brymner, weaver in 
Caithness, both in New Grayfreir's p. 4 Nov. 1770 

Donaldson, Agnes; Daniel Macfarlane, servant 4 Feb. 1770 

„ Alexander, smith, and Katharine, d. of deceast Thomas Gal- 
loway, stabler, both in the New Grayfriar's p. 9 Feb. 1772 
„ Alexander, tailor, College Kirk p., and Mary, Tolbooth p., 

d. of David Weir, bookbinder 11 Mar. 1778 

„ Alexander, day labourer, Lady Yester's p., and Agnes, Tolbooth 
p., d. of deceased William Thomas, soldier in the 31st 
Regiment 8 Dec. 1780 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant, New Gray Friar's p., and 
Margaret, College Kirk p., d. of Andrew Kitchen, miller 
at Leith Milns 21 Sept. 1784 

„ Capt. Alexander, of the 36th Regiment, St. Andrew p., and 
Miss Helen, same p., youngest d of Mr. Robert Donaldson 
W.S. 7 Jan. 1788 

„ Alexander, day labourer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., 
d. of deceased James Neilson, day labourer, p. of Gladsmuir 

17 Dec. 1789 
„ Alexander, gentleman's servant, and Elisabeth, both in St. 

Andrew p., d. of William Robertson, tailor, Creiff 7 Feb. 1797 

„ Andrew, shoemaker in Tron p , and Margt, d. of deceast 

Andrew Sherriff, wright, now in the Tolbooth p. 10 Aug. 1766 

„ Andrew, tailor, Old Kirk p., and Elizabeth, Tron p., d. of John 

Bell, gardener at Dalhousee 20 Mar. 1783 

„ Ann; Peter Wilson, silk dyer 14 Nov. 1762 

,, Ann; Peter Shaw, glazier 5 Feb. 1790 

,, Barbara; Thomas Bean, papermaker 22 Apr. 1796 

„ Betty; Thomas Slade, clerk 5 Dec. 1773 

„ Colin, gardener in Bristo in the West Kirk p., and Ann, d. of 
deceased David Duncan, farmer in Kirkhill at St. An- 
drews, now in S.W. p. 24 Mar. 1 7 5 1 
„ David, journeyman wright in Calton, and Helen, d. to Alexr. 

Anderson, shoemaker there, now in the College Kirk p. 26 P'eb. 1769 
„ David, shoemaker, College Church p., and Isobel, High Church 

p., d. of deceased Donald Mowat, farmer in Caithness 23 Aug. 1796 
,, Donald, journeyman wright in Old Kirk p., and Lucas, d. to 
Jas. Spink, grieve to Lord Raims, now in Lady Yester's p. 

30 Aug. 1767 
„ Elizabeth; James Black, stabler 23 Sept. 1753 

„ Elizabeth ; John Gardner, servant 8 June 1755 

„ Elizabeth; Peter Campbell, porter 25 Mar. 1759 

„ Elizabeth; John Thomson, merchant's clerk 2 Sept. 1793 

,, Esobel ; Alexander Taylor, shoemaker 19 Aug. 1790 

„ George, tailor, College Kirk p., and Henrietta, Old Gray Friar's 

p., d. of Archd. Rickarty, weaver at Gorgie 29 July 1788 

„ George, tailor, New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., 
d. of deceased Andw. Ritchie, farmer at Manner near 
Peebles 2 June 1791 

., Helen; Thomas Kennedy, glover 24 Jan. 1768 

,, Helen; Robert M'Adam, servant 8 Mar. 1786 

„ Miss Helen; Captain Alexander Donaldson 7 Jan. 1788 



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Donaldson, Helen; Alexander M'Kenzie, turner 22 June 1795 

„ Isobel; Edward Anderson, wright 12 Apr. 1752 

,, Isobel; William Moncur, wright 14 Jan. 1792 

„ Isobel; Thomas Wakefield, vintner 26 May 1797 

„ Miss Isabella; John Smith, merchant 22 July 1799 

„ James, factor to the Earl of Weems, and Kath., d. to John 

Gordon of Achynuchre in p. of Keith, now in N. E. p. 11 Aug. 175 1 
„ James, journeyman baxter in N. W. p., and Janet, d. of de- 
ceased Walter Dougall, couper in Burntisland, now in 

S. S. W. p. • 3 Dec. 1752 

„ James, bookbinder, and Jean, d. of deceased Andrew Ritchie, 

schoolmaster at Aberdour, both in N. W. p. 7 Jan. 1753 

,, James, journeyman glazier, and Janet, d. to James Gun, in- 

dweller, both in Old Kirk p. 26 July 1772 

,, James, glover, New Church p., and Janet, Old Gray Friar's p., 

d. of . . . Anderson, day labourer in Culross, deceased 26 Oct. 1777 
,, James, wright, Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth, St. Andrew p., d. 

of deceased John Mudie, wright 28 Dec. 1789 

„ James, day labourer in Old Grayfriar's p., and Isobel, Tolbooth 

p., d. of William Anderson, day labourer at Wick 30 Oct. 1792 

„ James, corporal, 2nd Battalion 4th Fencibles, Edinburgh Castle, 

and Janet, College Kirk p., d. of deceased John Dewar, 

wright 12 June 1797 

,, Janet; Alexander Johnston, wright 28 Oct. 1770 

„ Janet; John Emslie, writer 26 May 1771 

„ Janet; John Gilchrist, wright 18 Nov. 1780 

„ Janet; Charles Moffat, gardener 16 Feb. 1781 

„ Janet; Thomas Brown, servant 30 Apr. 1788 

„ Janet; William M'Donald, sawyer 29 Oct. 1789 

„ Janet; Alexander Watson, shoemaker 16 Sept. 1799 

,, Jean; James Gordon, ship carpenter 18 May 1789 

„ Jean; James Mushet, clerk 17 July 1768 

„ John, painter, burgess in College Kirk p., and Janet, d. to 

deceast Alexander Anderson, merchant in New Gray- 

freir's p. 7 Feb. 1768 

,, John, gardener, and Dick, d. to James Miln, gardener at 

Edmonston, both in New Grayfrier's p. 15 May 1768 

„ John, painter, and Margt, d. to deceast John M'Donald, 

. weaver in Glengairie, both in New Kirk p. 29 May 1768 

„ John, sailor at Cockeny, p. of Tranent, and Jean, servant in 

Lady Yester's p., d. to James Watson, sadler at Cockeny 

20 Feb. 1774 
„ John, mariner, at present in the New Kirk p., and Betty, in 

said p., d. of deceased Wm. Chapman at Dunfermline 30 Oct. 1774 
,, John, joiner, Tron p., and Katherine, same p., d. of deceased 

David Greig, farmer in Fife 5 Apr. 1780 

„ John, tailor, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, St. Giles p., d. of 

William Christie, dyer in Haddington 8 Oct. 1782 

,, John, day labourer in New North p., and Charlotte, same p., 

d. of deceased John Bruce, tailor in Leith 22 Aug. 1792 

„ John, flesher, High Church p., and Jean, same p., d. of Hugh 

Mitchell, baker in Gilmerton 8 Jan. 1800 

„ Joseph, skinner in N. N. K. p., and Janet, d. of deceast James 

Clow, farmer at Kilkardine, p. of Crieff, now in S. K. p. 6 Jan. 175 1 
,, Katherine; Andrew Taylor, printer 22 July 1759 

,, Katherine; Thomas Miln, labourer 25 Oct. 1772 

,, Katherine; Robert Low, corn dealer 26 Feb. 1790 

„ Margaret; Walkfield Meikieson, shoemaker 1 Sept. 1765 

,, Margaret; Alexander Forbes, mason 15 Sept. 1765 

„ Margaret; Angus Forbes, servant 7 June 1788 

„ Marion; William Mason, ostler 8 Sept. 1765 



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Donaldson, Mary; Alexander Fridge, mariner I2 Mar. 1769 

„ Mary; Peter Saunders, wright ^o May 1774 

„ Mary; William Pollock, smith 5 May 1788 

„ Mary; Daniel M'Kay, cook 3 n V I7 gg 

„ Patrick, invalid in Earl of Eglington's Regiment, Tolbooth p., 

and Margaret, Tron p., d. of Daniel Forbes, farmer at 

Balanald, p. of Logierait 20 Mar. 1789 

„ Peter, mason, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of deceased 

Thos. Dodds, meal maker in Berwickshire 1 Sept. 1781 

„ Robt., mariner in Tron p., and Janet, d. to deceast Alexr. Bruce 

of Powfowls, now in New Kirk p. x j Apr. 1759 

„ Robert, writer in Tolbooth p., and Miss Helen, d. to Mr. John 

Grant, W.S., in New North p. I9 Apr. 1767 

„ Robert, shoemaker, and Sarah, d. of deceast John Rae, smith 

in Canongate, now both in Lady Yester's p. 19 Mar. 1769 

„ Robert, shoemaker in Old Kirk p., and Marian, d. to deceast 

Win. Donald, labouring man in p. of Dirlton, now in College 

D , K,rk P- 17 Dec. 1769 

„ Robert, carrier in Clackmannan p., and Isobell, New Gray 

Friar's p., relict of deceased John Hastie, porter 24 May 17S6 

„ Thomas, ingraver, and Mary, d. to David Haig, farmer in p. of 

Laswade, both in Tron p. 27 j an> j-^-, 

„ Thomas, jun., confectioner, St. Andrew p., and Anne, College 

Kirk p., d. of deceased John Thomson, shipbuilder in Inner- 

ke.thing 3 Sept. 1789 

„ Thomas, weaver, and Agnes Munro, both in St. Andrew p., d. 

of deceased Hector Munro, innkeeper at Kinross 17 Nov. 1797 

„ William, journeyman barber, and Mary, d. to James Smeeton, 

barber, burges, both in Tron p. 27 Sept. 1761 

„ William, journeyman shoemaker, and Janet, d. to deceast 

Alexr. Moon, farmer in p. of Logierait, both in Lady 

„ ri y estcr ! s P- , 5 June 1768 

„ William, journeyman shoemaker, and Marion, d. of deceast 
Robt. Black, land labourer in Elgin, both in NewGrayfrier's p. 
....... , . 27 Nov. 1768 

„ William, confectioner in College Kirk p. and Margaret, New 
North p., d. of deceased Alexr. Landle, ship carpenter in 
L.even ^ Aii£r i7qo 

Donns, Valentine, shoemaker, Lady Yester's p., and Elisabeth, Old 

Grayfriar's p., d. of John Webster, farmer at Ruthven 19 Oct. 1778 
Donovan (Dinivan), William, tailor, and Isobell, d. of deceased John 

Stirling, farmer at Aberdeen, both in S. S. E. p. 30 June 1754 

Dorrat, Euphan; William Liddell, lintdresser 7 May 1769 

„ Nelly ; Samuel Stuart, servant 16 May 1773 

Dorrington, William, soldier in the 31st Regiment, Edinburgh Castle, 
and Katharine, in Edinburgh Castle, d. of deceased William 
Linklater, farmer in Orkney 20 Nov. 1778 

Dorward, Joseph, journeyman watchmaker in Old Kirk p., and 
Betty, d. to Umphry Whitmore, clerk to Aquafortis Work 
at Prestonpans, now mantua maker in College Kirk p. 9 Aug. 1772 
„ Mary; Hugh M'Kay, coppersmith 4 Apr. 1786 

Dott, David, journeyman wright in S. W. p., and Helen, d. of deceased 
James Anderson, farmer in p. of Cranston, now in N. E. p. 

„ Helen; John Oswald, tobacconist 6 Nov. 1775 

„ Janet; Alexander M'Intosh, grocer 18 Sept. 1778 

„ Robert, reed maker, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, St. 

Andrew p., d. of John Allan, baker in Bathgate 23 Nov. 1798 

„ Thomas, journeyman wright in S. S. E. p., and Margaret, d. of 

Angus Shaw, tailor in N. K. p. n Aug. 175 1 

Douall, Mary; Walter Treiffers, labourer 21 Nov. 1762 



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Dougall, Andrew, mariner, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of John Scott, day labourer at Grange Pans 8 Nov. 1785 

„ David, journeyman wright in College Kirk p., and Alison, d. 

to deceast Wm. Forbes, farmer in p. of Leven, now in Tron p. 

3 Aug. 1760 
,, Dr. Hugh, phisician in Forres, county of Murray, presently 

residing in Edinburgh, and Miss Jane Anne, d. of deceased 

. . . Seton, officer of Excise, Queensferry 6 Mar. 1781 

,, Isobel; John Ember, lapidary 13 Mar. 1763 

„ James, wigmaker and hairdresser, and Christian Anderson, d. 

cf deceast Robert Suttie, flesher, both in College Kirk p. 8 Aug. 1773 
„ Janet; James Donaldson, baxter 3 Dec. 1752 

„ John, journeyman tailor in N. W. p., and Ann, d. to Rob. 

Anderson, farmer at the Kirk of Shotts, now in N. N. K. p. 15 Oct. 1752 
,, John, wright, and Barbara, d. of deceast William Graham, 

weaver in the West Kirk p., both in New Grayfriar's p. 12 Jan. 1772 
,, Thomas, shipmaster in Kirkcaldy, and Eupham, d. to deceast 

James Ramsay, brewer in Deanshaugh, now in New Gray- 
friar's p. 27 May 1759 
,, William, timber sawer, and Isobell, d. to Jas. Ferguson, dyer in 

Apin of Dow in Perthshire, now both in Old Grayfreir's p. 

28 July 1765 
Doughtie, Walter, mason, New North p., and Christian, Tron p., d. 

of deceased John Hardie, labourer in Haddington 10 Feb. 1796 

,, William, mason, College Kirk p., and Catharine, Tron p., d. of 

James Cleghorn, wright at Musselburgh 1 July 1795 

Douglas, Agnes; William Anderson, saddler 13 Apr. 1760 

„ Agnes; John Hounam 27 Aug. 1769 

„ Agnes; Samuel George, servant 21 June 1800 

„ Alexanderjourneyman baxter,and Jean,d. to George Henderson, 

farmer in p. of Longformacus, both in N. E. p. 27 May 1753 

,, Alexander, chairman, and Christian, d. to deceast Finlay Stewart, 

farmer in Perthshire, both in Tron p. 27 May 1764 

,, Sir Alexander, New Town of Edinburgh, and Miss Barbara, 

same p., d. to deceased James Carnagie of Finheaven 10 Sept. 1775 
,, Alexander, weaver, St. Andrew p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

James Reid, weaver in the Links of Kirkcaldy 9 Nov. 1785 

,, Alexander, shoemaker, New Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, same 

. p., d. of Robert Hepburn, shoemaker in the Pleasance 13 Aug. 1788 
,, Alexander, labourer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

George Cown, wright in North Berwick 12 Sept. 1798 

„ Andrew, wright, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased John Jamieson, stabler 25 Nov. 1793 

„ Ann; Alexander Ziglar, goldsmith 18 July 1762 

,, Anne; William Blaikney, musician 29 Mar. 1767 

„ Anne ; Thomas Sommers, glazier 18 Nov. 1770 

„ Anne; Norman M'Kay, City Guard 11 Feb. 1790 

,, Archibald, of Timpindean, and Miss Helen, d. to deceast Andw. 

Bennet of Chester, now in New Kirk p. 1 Sept. 1765 

,, Archibald, writer, Tron p., and Margaret Dewer, College Kirk 

p., d. of deceased William Ramsay, merchant 9 July 1778 

„ Barbara; Peter Thomson, clockmaker 9 Dec. 1764 

,, Barbara ; Hume Deas, wright 17 Sept. 1769 

„ Barbara; William M'Leod, soldier 27 Oct. 1788 

„ Bouline, and Miss Ann M'Kenzie, d. of deceast . . . late Earl 

of Seaforth, both in Old Kirk p. 28 Feb. 1773 

„ Charles, waiter, St. Andrew p., and Christian, College Kirk p., 

d. of Alexr. Wilson, wright in Wester Anstruther 22 Jan. 1794 

,, Christian; Alexander Ker, shoemaker 13 May 1770 

„ Christian; Nicol Lourie, servant 28 June 1793 

„ Christian; Leonard Westwick, soldier 29 Sept. 1800 



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Douglas, Miss Cicillia Maria Kinnear ; John M'Donald, H.M. Customs 

10 Mar. 1776 
„ Daniel, vintner, St. Giles' p., and Christian, p. of Inverask, d. 

of deceased Alexr. Christal, vintner at Fisherow 25 Aug. 1784 

„ David, vintner in South Queensferry, and Sophia Ferrier, 

relict of Thos. Duncan, stabler in New Grayfreir's p. 25 Aug. 1765 

„ Donald, one of the Asylum for the Industrious Blind, New 
North p., and Catharine, same p., d. of deceased Alexr. 
Campbell, smith at Glenelg, Invernessshire 29 Apr. 1795 

„ Miss Eleanora ; Henry William Hardy 12 May 1796 

„ Elizabeth; Andrew Robb, wright 7 Mar. 1799 

„ George, indweller in Lady Yester's p., and Ann, d. to deceast 
Robert Barclayman, mason in Dysert, now in College Kirk 
p. 20 Nov. 1763 

,, George, candlemaker in College Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to 
deceast Win. Yetts, workman in Restalrig, now in New 
Grayfrier's p. 12 Feb. 1764 

„ George, of Cavers, St. Andrew p., and the Rt. Honble. Lady 
Grace Stewart, same p., d. of" the Rt. Honble. the Earl of 
Moray 6 July 1789 

„ Grizel ; Patrick Grindlay, mason 19 Jan. 1755 

„ Grizel; Robert Lindsay, tailor 9 Nov. 1766 

„ Grissel; John Stewart, sailor 7 Apr. 1784 

„ Hector, wright, St. Andrew p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 
deceased Robert Christie, weaver at Whitehillhead, p. of 
Tillicoutry 10 Nov. 1786 

„ Helen; James Lauder, tailor 21 Dec. 1766 

„ Helen; John Low, dyer 6 Dec. 1767 

„ Helen; Adam Neill, printer 3° May 1773 

„ Helen ; Andrew Tod, grocer 26 Oct. 1777 

„ Helen; Robert Ewan, gardener 29 Dec. 1787 

„ Helen ; James Sinclair, wright 9 Jan. 1790 

„ Helen; Alexander Young, wright 29 Jan. 1799 

„ Lieut. Howard, of the Royal Artillery, St. Andrew p., and Miss 
Ann, same p., d. of late Capt. James Dundas of the Earl 
Fitzwilliam, East Indiman 4 July *799 

„ Hugh, mariner, High Church p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

Daniel Stewart, founder 3° Jan. 1799 

„ Isobel; James Newbigging, writer 14 Jan. 1759 

„ Isobel; Francis Cameron, hatmaker 17 Feb. 1760 

„ James, tailor in the College Kirk p., and Jean, d. to George 

Spankie, barber in Dundee 25 Feb 1759 

„ James, farmer in Brooksburn in p. of Uphall, and Marion, d. to 
deceast John Cleghorn, farmer at Currie, now in Lady 
Yester's p. U Nov. 1759 

„ James, shoemaker, and Janet, d. to deceast William Douglas, 

coupar in Inverness, both in College Kirk p. 18 Nov. 1759 

„ James, tailor in College Kirk p., and Euphen, d. to deceast 

George Dickson, farmer in p. of Stow 28 Aug. 1763 

„ Sir James, of Springwood Park, Rear-Admiral of the White, in 
College Kirk p., and the Right Honble. Lady Helen Boyle, 
d. of deceast John, Earl of Glasgow, now in the Canongate p. 30 Oct. 1768 
„ James, porter in Lady Yester's p., and Isobel, d. to Alexander 

Stewart, farmer in p. of Kinmarie, now in New Kirk p. 18 Nov. 1770 
„ James, wright, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of Alexr. 

Robertson, farmer at Logierait 14 Mar. 1778 

„ James, shoemaker, New Gray Friar's p., and Marrion, New 

North p., d. of David Moffat, skinner in Mussleburgh 25 July 1781 

„ James, mason, College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, St. Andrew p., 
d. of deceased Daniel Malcom, farmer at Dennet, county 
of Sutherland 3 July 1787 



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Douglas, James, mason in St. Andrew p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

deceased John Forrest, day labourer in Linlithgow 13 Apr. 1792 

„ Capt. James, of Lieut.-Coll. Commandant Hay Ferrier's Bat- 
talion of the Scotch Brigade, Edinburgh Castle, and Miss 
Janet, St. Andrew p., only d. of late Baillie James Torry, 
merchant 29 May 1795 

Mar. by the Rev. Dr. Henry Grieve. 
„ Janet; James Douglas, shoemaker 18 Nov. 1759 

„ Janet; George Adamson, shoemaker 15 Nov. 1761 

„ Janet; Alexander Mar, smith 8 Sept. 1771 

„ Janet; Henry Messenger, soldier 24 Aug. 1780 

„ Janet; Alexander Crawford, soldier 10 Dec. 1783 

„ Janet; John Ewing, servant 26 May 1787 

„ Janet; Thomas Davie, printer 3 July 1798 

„ Jean; William Guthrie, shoemaker 27 Jan. 1765 

„ Jean; James Maclachlan 18 Feb. 1770 

„ Jean; Thomas Pringle, joiner 24 Apr. 1787 

„ Jean; James Millar, servant 25 Jan. 1790 

„ John, jun., cordiner, burges in Canongate p., and Ann Gordon, 

servitrix to Mrs. Sanders, vintner in N. K. p. 4 Mar. 1753 

„ John, hatter, and Rachael, d. to James Thomson, messenger, 

both in Colledge Kirk p. 8 Jan. 1764 

„ John, officer of Excise in Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth, d. of 
deceased Alexander Cleland, salt officer at Torry Burn, 
now in the Old Greyfriar's p. 22 May 1774 

„ John, gentleman's servant, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, same 

p., d. of Charles Lyon, shoemaker in Stirling 20 Oct. 1789 

,, John, tailor, New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, Old Kirk p., d. of 

James Loudon, residenter at Newcastle 27 Nov. 1795 

„ Mr. John, probationer in Divinity, St. Andrew p., and Miss 
Helen, same p., d. of deceased Mr. Patrick Wilson, town 
clerk of St. Andrews, Fife : 28 May 1796 

„ John, smith, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same p., d. of Thomas 

Turner, labourer 14 Oct. 1800 

,, Katherine; George Izet, carpenter 3 June 1799 

,, Miss Lucy; Thomas Anderson, surgeon 20 Oct. 1771 

,, Margaret; James Blair, lieut. 17 Dec. 1752 

„ Margaret; John Stevenson, gilder 12 Feb. 1758 

„ Margaret; John Morton, schoolmaster 19 June 1768 

,, Margaret; John M'Culloch, shoemaker 13 June 1773 

„ Margaret; John Smith, gardener 13 Nov. 1778 

„ Margaret; John Small, grocer 4 July 1785 

,, Margaret; James Leslie, labourer 20 July 1789 

,, Margaret; Simon Fraser, labourer 2 Oct. 1792 

„ Miss Margaret; John Phillipps 26 Mar. J798 

„ Marion; Mr. James Liddel, surgeon 4 Nov. 1770 

„ Miss Mark; William Macewan, W.S. 30 Oct. 1757 

,, Mary Eupham ; Rev. James Stodart 14 Sept. 1755 

„ Mary; David Millar, merchant , 22 Mar. 1772 

„ Mary; Luke Ouram, merchant 20 July 1790 

„ Miss Mary; Archibald Sinclair, merchant 30 June 1791 

„ Mary; William Stenhouse, writer 4 Dec. 1800 

„ The Rev. Mr. Neil, Tolbooth p., and Mary, Old Church p., d. 

of James M'Morin, farmer near Dumfries 24 May 1800 

,, Peter, mason, and Mary, both in St. Andrew p., d. of deceased 

David Greig, smith in Leith 7 June 1797 

,, Rachel; Alexander Mortimer, upholsterer 1 Sept. 1754 

„ Rachel; Alexander Morton, upholsterer 1 Sept. 1754 

„ Mrs. Rachel; Prof. John Young 10 Aug. 1766 

„ Richard, tobacconist in Lady Yester's p., and Jean, d. to deceast 

John Manners, carpenter in Prestonpans,nowinTolboothp. 28 Dec. 1760 



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Douglas, Richd., mariner, now in St. Andrew p., and Christian, 

same p., d. of deceased Peter Brown, labourer 14 July 1795 

„ Richard, tobacconist, Old Church p., and Janet (say Forrest), 

same p., d. of Thomas Robertson, labourer in Silvermills 18 July 1798 
„ Robert, weaver in New Grayfrier's p., and Agnes Scott, relict of 

Robert Scot, farmer in p. of Moneyfieth in Angus, now in 

Tolbooth p. 2 June 1765 

,, Robert, stationer in Old Kirk p% and Isobel, d. to Jas. Ker, 

merchant in Old Grayfreir's p. 3 Nov. 1765 

„ Robert, coachman in Lady Yester's p., and Jean, in said p., d. 

of deceast John Moffat, wheelwright 5 Dec. 1773 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Anne, same p., d. 

of William Hunter, farmer at Bo'ness 16 May 1783 

„ Rodrick, gentleman's servant in Tolbooth p., and Margt, d. to 

Alexr. Blaikie, labouring man in Libberton p., now in Old 

Grayfriar's p. 5 June 1763 

,, Thomas, shoemaker, and Betty Guthrie, relict of John Lawson, 

weaver, both in Lady Yester's p. 16 Oct. 1774 

,, Thomas, wright in Fisherow, and Euphan, d. to deceased David 

Scott, wright in Duddingston, now in New North p. 23 April 1775 

„ Thomas, labourer, College Kirk p., and Margaret, Lady 

Yester's p., d. of deceased Andrew Steedman, labourer in 

Lochgelly, Fife 12 Apr. 1794 

„ William, baxter in S. E. p., and Elizabeth, d. to Alexr. Ramsay, 

sclater in Canongate 5 May 1751 

„ William, Carrick Pursevant, S. S. W. p., and Ann, d. to John 

Corstorphin, late of Nydie, now in N. E. p. 1 July 1753 

,, Wilham, shoemaker in Tron p., and Robina, d. to deceast John 

Caitcheon, indweller, now in New Kirk p. 26 June 1763 

„ William, merchant in Tolbooth p., and Christian, d. to deceast 

Alexr. Paton, baxter in Linlithgow, now in New North p. 8 July 1764 
„ William, merchant in Old Kirk p., and Miss Elizth., d. to Thos. 

Trotter of Mortonhall, now in Canongate p. 26 May 1765 

„ William, gentleman's servant, Toll Booth p., and Marion, d. of 

John Hardie, carrier 26 Oct. 1777 

„ William, plasterer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased John Brown, schoolmaster at St. Ninian's, 

county of Stirling 29 Sept. 17S9 

„ William, herald, Tolbooth p., and Janet, same p., d. of Thomas 

Howison, wright in Mid Calder 28 June 1798 

„ William, waiter, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

John M'Mercer, farmer in Whitehaven 14 June 1800 

Doun, Ann; Alexander Garrioch, clerk 6 Mar. 1768 

„ Isabel; John Henderson, labourer 1 June 1755 

„ Rachel; Sergeant William Sangster 15 Aug. 1780 

„ Robert, journeyman shoemaker, and Lowesia, d. to 

William Johnston, shoemaker in Kirkaldy, both in New 

Grayfreir's p. 5 Nov. 1769 

Dounnie, Barbara ; Peter Leckie, servant 19 Dec - '756 

Douns, Alexander, brewer at Pleasants in the West Kirk p., and 

Sussana, d. of deceased Patrick Nimmo, farmer at 

Coventoun, now in S. E. p. 21 Apr. 1754 

Dove, Andrew, shoemaker in College Kirk p., and Christian, in St. 

Andrew p., d. of Robert Macfarlane, wright 5 Sept. 1792 

„ James, merchant, late from Jamaica, residenter in New North 

p., and Jean, d. to deceast John Kirkaldie, merchant in 

Inverkeithing, now in College Kirk p. 1 Mar. 1761 

„ Katherine ; James Thomson, upholsterer u Oct. 1761 

„ Margaret; Bernard M'Ghie, servant 18 Jan. 1792 

„ Rantin ; Andrew Oliver, servant 1 April 1783 



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Dow, Agnes; John Matthew, glover 30 June 1797 

Christian; Alexander Mitchell, merchant 24 Jan. 1768 

Colin, grocer, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, same p.. d. of 

deceased Donald M'Cara, farmer in Glen Almond, county 

of Perth 21 Oct. 1785 

David, journeyman shoemaker, and Isobell, d. to John Burtt, 

shoemaker, both in Tron p. 5 Nov. 1769 

David, white ironsmith, Tron p., and Isobel, New Grayfriar's p., 

d. of Robert White, cotton worker at Fountain Bridge 25 Sept. 1789 
Donald, musician in Tron p., and Susana, d. of Peter Small, 

indweller in p. of Kirkinichael, Perthshire 18 Dec. 1774 

Donald, day labourer, College Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased Angus M'Donald, mason, Blair of Athole 17 July 1781 

Duncan, workman in Lady Yester's p., and Mary, d. to John 

M'Kean, shoemaker, now in New Grayfreir's p. 8 May 1768 

Elizabeth ; William M'Intosh, soldier 26 June 1782 

Elizabeth ; Thomas Adamson, cork cutter 16 Oct. 1782 

Elizabeth ; Hugh M'Kenzie, merchant 4 Feb. 1788 

George, soldier in the City Guard, and Elizth., d. of deceased 

Alexr. Steell, farmer in Strabraan in p. of Dunkeld, now in 

N. E. p. 10 Dec. 1752 

Grizell ; John Kay, weaver 10 Aug. 1766 

James, mariner, in Tron p., and Jean, same p., d. of Thomas 

Bogie, shoemaker 9 Feb. 1791 

James, mason, Old Church p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert M'Donald, running stationer 13 Nov. 1797 

Janet; James Reid, labourer 29 Dec. 1765 

Miss Jean ; John M'Farlane, merchant 17 Mar. 1796 

John, corkcutter in Tron p., and Janet, d. of deceast Wm. 

Durham, weaver in Musselburgh, now in New Kirk p. 1 1 Mar. 1764 
John, soldier in the City Guard, in Tolbooth p., and Elizth, d. 

to deceast John Berrie alias Dunbar, farmer in p. of 

Kinghorn, now in Tron p. 12 Aug. 1764 

John, gardener, High Kirk p., and Janet, New North p., d. of 

John Hewet, weaver in St. Ninian's 12 May 1787 

John, day labourer, Old Kirk p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

Duncan M'Giliwie, farmer in Boispick, county of Perth 27 May 1788 
John, shoemaker in Tron p., and Christian, in High Kirk p., d. of 

deceased John Gray, weaver at Ancrum,countyof Roxburgh 20 Feb. 1792 
John, weaver, and Ann, both in New Greyfriar's p.,d. of Thomas 

Waddell, enginer, Stirling 13 June 1797 

John, musician, and May, both in High Church p., d. of Joseph 

Reid, innkeeper at Colterany, by Dunkeld 6 Dec. 1797 

Katherine ; Patrick Fairlie, deacon of the weavers 27 Jan. 1760 

Katherine ; Daniel Forbes, stationer 2 Mar. 1766 

Kennedy ; Alexander Turner, printer 26 Oct. 1766 

Lillias ; John Rodger, porter 11 Aug. 1776 

Margaret; Kenneth M'Lennan, servant 14 Mar. 1756 

Margaret; James Lyon, shoemaker 16 Aug. 1787 

Margaret ; John Halliday, tailor 14 June 1794 

Peter,officer of Excise in Edinburgh, in Tolbooth p., and Janet, 

d. of deceast James Drummond of Ballmacoull, now in Old 

Grayfriar's p. 5 Jan. 1772 

Robert, mason in New Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, same p., d. 

of James Davidson, farmer in Aberdour, Fife 11 Nov. 1791 

Robert, soldier in City Guard, Old Grayfrier's p., and Helen, 

same p., d. of Gilbert Young, printer 23 Jan. 1796 

William, journeyman glover in Lady Yester's p., and Jannet, 

d. to deceast Alexr. Brown, glover, burgess in Tron p. 27 Apr. 1766 
William, smith in Lady Yester's p., and Isobel, d. to William 

Deas, dyster in Portsburgh, now in New Grayfreir's p. 14 June 1767 



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Dowie, Agnes ; John M'Kenzie. flesh cadic 31 May 1786 

„ Alexander, mason in Tron p., and Margaret, d. to Alexr. Dowie, 

brewar in p. of Faulkland, now in Tol booth p. 16 Aug. 1772 

„ Anne ; John Dunlop, hairdresser 16 Nov. 1790 

■ ,, Elizabeth ; James Thorburn, tailor n Dec. 1786 

„ Euphan ; William Drummond, servant 12 Nov. 1775 

„ George, weaver, College Kirk p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

John Scott, weaver 12 Apr. 1782 

,, Helen ; John Grant, writer 7 Sept. 1777 

,, Janet ; John Morison, servant 24 July 1778 

„ Janet ; James Couper, shoemaker 25 Apr. 1781 

„ Janet ; John Craig, sailor 15 May 1784 

,, Janet ; Robert Morton, heelmaker 13 Aug. 1798 

„ John, flesher, and Elisabeth, d. to deceast Andrew Kellie, 

flesher, both in the New Kirk p. 5 Nov. 1758 

„ John, merchant in Tolbooth p., and Janet, d. to Duncan 

Anderson, indweller 6 Dec. 1767 

„ John, vintner in New North p , and Janet, in St. Andrew p., d. 

of deceased Alexander Moffat, farmer at Broughton, shire 

of Tweedale 14 June 1792 

,, Katherine ; John Mouat, servant 25 June 1792 

„ Margaret ; Alexander Dowie, mason 16 Aug. 1772 

„ Margaret ; Thomas Dowie, baker 14 Apr. 1781 

„ Mary ; John Richmond, merchant 25 June 1758 

,, Mary ; John Morris, labouring man 7 Aug. 1768 

,, Robert, studentof medicine, LadyYester's p.,andElisabeth,same 

p., eldest d. of . . Scott of Iron Creugh at Pittenweem 16 June 1795 
,, Thomas, baker, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceast David Dowie, brewer 14 Apr. 1781 

Downes, Andrew, baker, St. Andrew p., and Euphan, same p., d. of 

deceased . . . Strange, residenter at Falkland, Fifeshire 26 Mar. 1793 
,, Grizell ; Andrew Wilson, mariner 17 Mar. 1778 

,, Margaret ; Peter Low, bookbinder 25 Oct. 1792 

„ Robert, mason, and Janet, d. to Alexr. Simpson, workman at 

Wrightshouses, now both in Old Grayfrier's p. 11 Dec. 1768 

Downey, Anne ; James Grieve, wright 5 Nov. 1769 

Downie, Adam, gentleman's servant, and Elizabeth, d. to William 

Gray, labouring man in the Canongate p., both residing in 

Castle of Edinburgh 12 Jan. 1772 

,, Andrew, soldier of the Hopeton ffencibles, Edinburgh Castle, 

and Elisabeth, New Grayfriar's p., d. of William Stevenson, 

weaver in Glasgow 29 Apr. 1796 

„ Charles, a gentleman's servant, and Elis., d. to Robert Reidoch, 

tailor in the West Kirk p., now in New Kirk p. 12 Nov. 1769 

,, Collen, journeyman shoemaker in Tron p., and Janet, servant 

in Tolbooth p., d. to Wm. Gilmer, shoemaker at Fisherrow 

at Musselburgh 7 Nov. 1772 

„ David, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, same p , d. of 

George Kerr, carter 29 July 1794 

,, David, coachman, College Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased James Page, gardener at . . . Fife 22 Apr. 1796 

„ Elizabeth ; George M'Donald, sawyer 3 Feb. 1754 

„ Elizabeth ; Benjamin Darrick, soldier 6 Apr. 1760 

,, Elizabeth ; Robert Gordon, labourer 12 June 1763 

,, Helen ; John dimming, servant 30 Nov. 1783 

,, Isobef; Alexander Faichney 4 Aug. 1795 

„ Jacobina ; Thomas Short, of Calton Observatory 25 May 1777 

,, James, tailor in Canongate p., and Kathne., d. of deceast John 

Reid, stay maker in Canongate, now in College Kirk p. 2 Nov. 1766 
„ James, a gentleman's servant, p. of Blair Gowrie, and Margt., d. 

of deceast Jno. Murray, farmer in p. of Weem in Perthshire 7 June 1 767 

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Downie, James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Elisabeth, 

same p., d. of James Trotter, porter in Leith 9 May 1794 

,, Jean ; Alexander Baillie, smith 3 Oct. 1783 

„ John, sailor in Dunbar, and Katharine, d. of William Hislop, 

day labourer at North Berwick 28 Sept. 1778 

„ John, blacksmith, Old Grayfriar's p., and Ann, Old Kirk p., d. 

of John Edwards, wool comber in Aberdeen 10 Sept. 1784 

,, Kenneth, tailor, and Margt, d. to deeeast Laurence Williamson, 

farmer at Kinross, both in Tron p. 14 Feb. 1762 

,, Miss Margaret ; William Vair, wigmaker 30 Sept. 1759 

„ Margaret ; James Robertson, servant 17 Nov. 1771 

,, Margaret ; William Urquhart, schoolmaster 15 May 1778 

„ Mary ; Jonathan Round, servant 3 July 1763 

„ Mary : James Lind, pensioner 28 May 1785 

„ Mary ; John Goudie, drummer 21 Sept. 1791 

„ Matty ; James Black, labourer 1 Mar. 1796 

,, Robert, shoemaker, and Jean, d. of deceast William Samuel, 

smith in the Pleasants, now in the Old Grayfriar's p. 16 July 1758 

„ Sarah ; John M'Knight, writer 10 Sept. 1782 

,, Walter, shoemaker in West Kirk p., and Janet, d. to Wm. 

M'Dowall, farmer in Galloway, now in New North p. 26 Sept. 1773 

„ William, watchmaker in S. E. p., and Sarah, d. of deceased 

Walter Morison, clerk in the Customs, both in S. E. p. 15 Oct. 1752 
Drake, Miss Isabella ; Lieut. George Mackenzie 25 June 1783 

Draper, James, chairbearer in Tron p., and Elisabeth, d. to Robert 

Fleming, water bearer, now in New Grayfriar's p 17 Dec. 1758 

Dreaver, Elizabeth ; William Brown, tailor 2 Oct. 1763 

„ Elizabeth ; James Greig, writer 1 Dec. 1784 

Drennan, James, joiner in New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, 

Tolbooth p., d. of deceased Thomas Phinn, engraver 26 July 1792 

Drew, Emillia; James Burnet 2 Aug. 1752 

„ Joseph, matross in the Artillery lying in Castle of Edinburgh, 
and Agnes, d. to James Currie, farmer in shire of Fife, now 
in Tolbooth p. 29 Mar. 1761 

Dris, William, soldier in Shropshire Regiment of Militia, Tolbooth p., 
and Jean Wilson, same p., relict of . . . Wilson, serjeant in 
the Prince of Wales' Regiment 11 July 1798 

Driver, Jean; James Scott, sergeant 1 Sept. 1800 

„ Mary; Robert Wilson, labourer 8 June 1782 

„ Peter, merchant in Westra in Orkney, and Jean, d. to deceased 

Wm. Hidle, indweller in Orkney, both in College Kirk p. 19 Aug. 1764 
,, Peter, travelling merchant, and Jean, d. to deceast Thos. 

Haddle, mason, both in College Kirk p. 11 Nov. 1764 

Drover, Helen; Charles Begbie, servant 27 Aug. 1800 

„ Marion; Peter Tennant, flesher • 4 Aug. 1798 

„ William, brewer's servant in Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, 
St. Andrew p., d. of William Malcom, journeyman shoe- 
maker in Cannongate 27 Oct. 1792 
Dron, James, baker, High Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of David 

Witherspoon, baker at Mile End, White Chapel, London 29 Sept. 1785 

Drumiston, Elizabeth; John Archibald, shoemaker 13 Oct. 1798 

Drummond, Agnes; Peter Robertson, wright 18 Feb. 1770 

,, Agnes; William Russell, tailor 18 June 1785 

„ Affleck, currier, Tolbooth p., and Catharine, College Kirk p., d. 

of deceased William Ross, farmer at Inverness 12 Nov. 1795 

„ Alexander, teacher of French in Tolbooth p., and Jean, d. of 
deceast Alexander Allan, land waiter at Montrose, now in 
College Kirk p. 23 Apr. 1758 

„ Alexander, printer, Lady Yester's p., and Janet Tulloch, widow 

of David Tylor, shopkeeper, same p. 7 May 1775 



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Drummond, Alexander, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Janet, 

same p., d. of deceased Thomas Playfair, weaver in Kinross 

17 Nov. 
„ Alexander, maltman, Tron p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased James Muir, farmer at Lanark 11 Apr. 

„ Alexander, mariner in High Kirk p., and Rebecca, in College 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Jas. Williamson, joiner in Canongate 

12 Sept. 
„ Alison; James Habershew, soldier 7 June 

„ Andrew, merchant in N. E. p.. and Miss Ann, d. of deceased 

James Durham of Largo, in S. E. p. 1 Sept. 

„ Anne; George Shepherd, lint dresser 2 Oct. 

„ Anne; George Steel, shoemaker 10 Dec. 

„ Ann ; William Scott, grocer 9 Feb. 

„ Archibald, High Kirk p., and Miss Margaret, Tron p., d. of 

deceased William Mackewan, W.S. 2 Apr. 

,, Miss Barbara Mary ; Dr. William Abernethy 26 Oct. 

„ Barbara; James Calder, tailor 27 Aug. 

„ Miss Catherine; George Stewart, yr. of Grandtully 14 Apr. 

,, Charlotte ; David Watt, merchant 28 May 

„ Miss Christian; Alexander Philip, ship carpenter 24 Sept. 

„ Christian; Peter Hunter, servant 15 Nov. 

,, Miss Christian ; Alexander Graham, merchant 10 July 

„ Christian; William Inch, weaver 25 July 

„ Colin, physician, and Miss Margaret, d. to deceast Robert 

Bothwell, both in Tron p. 5 Feb. and 5 Mar. 

„ Elizabeth; John Maule, merchant n Nov. 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Spark, shoemaker 30 July 

,, Elizabeth; David Manson, shoemaker 31 Mar. 

,, George, weaver, Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

John Frame, wright at Lawder 27 Feb. 

„ Gregor, flesher, and Janet, d. of deceast Jas. Lawson, flesher, 

both in New Kirk p. 1 Dec. 

,, Deacon Gregor, flesher, New Kirk p., and Margt., Old Kirk p., 

d. of deceased Thos. Tibbets, maltmill maker ^o Aug. 

„ Gregor, flesher, High Church p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased James Vallance, residenter 16 Sept. 

„ Miss Grizell ; Magnus Henderson, writer 15 Apr. 

„ Miss Harriote ; John Balfour, surgeon 10 Sept. 

,, Helen; John Elder, shoemaker 18 Apr. 

„ Miss Helen ; Andrew Wilson, Glasgow 18 Apr. 

„ Isobel; Donald M'Pheall 24 May 

„ Isobel ; James Tanochre, weaver 8 July 

„ Isobel; William Clerk, bookbinder 11 Sept. 

„ Isobel; Alexander Brown, hairdresser 25 Aug. 

„ Capt. James, of Perth, High Kirk p., and the Honble. Miss 

Clementina Elphingston, Old Gray Friar's p., d. of deceased 

Charles, Lord Elphingston 30 Mar. 

„ Mr. James, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of Mr. James Sommers, writer 30 July 

„ James, of London, now in St. Andrew p., and Miss Harriet, 

same p., d. of Samuel Castill, banker in London 4 July 

„ James, weaver, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., d. of John 

Anderson, labourer at Aberdour, Fife 2 Aug. 

„ James, tailor, and Margaret, both in Tolbooth p., d. of John 

Saddler, tanner, Pleasance 5 Nov. 

„ Janet; Daniel Robertson, workman 19 July 

„ Janet; Peter Dow, Excise officer 5 Jan. 

„ Janet; John Jack, wright 1 1 Aug. 

„ Miss Janet; Lieut. William Moncrieff 10 Jan. 

Jean ; Alexander Listel, baxter 28 Feb. 



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Drummond, Jean; Robert Stevenson, shoemaker 4 Dec. 1768 

,, Jean; John Galbraith, labourer 19 May 1778 

„ Miss Jean; John Moncrieff, apothecary 18 Oct. 1783 

,, Jean; Thomas Robb 12 Dec. 1797 

„ Johan; William Murray, sailor 15 May 1763 

,, John. See Blair, John. 
,, John, journeyman weaver, and Sarah, d. to deceast William 

Cameron, workman, now both in College Kirk p. 23 Jan. 1763 

,, John, chairman, and Isobel, d. to deceast David M'Bean, land 

labourer in Inverness, now both in Lady Yester's p. 19 May 1765 

„ John, lintdresser, and Kathrine M'Comish, farmer in p. of 

Muthel, both in New North p. 26 July 1767 

„ John, weaver, New Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased James Ramsay, mason 29 Jan. 1785 

„ John, Capt. of the Bengal Artillery in the service of the Honble. 

East India Company, and Miss Mary Heriot, both in St. 

Andrew p., d. of deceased Capt. Simonides Creedland of the 

4th Regiment 7 Apr. 1798 

„ John, gardener in Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased Duncan M'Lauchlan, farmer at Millermore, Perth- 
shire 5 Jan. 1792 
„ Joseph, flesher, New Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased William Ross, flesher 18 Jan. 1779 

„ Katherine ; John Grant • 30 Aug. 1767 

,, Miss Katherine; John Learmont, merchant 20 Mar. 1774 

,, Katherine; John Grant, servant 21 Sept. 1777 

„ Lillias; Andrew Ferrier, writer' 2 Dec. 1759 

„ Margaret; Alexander Reid, jeweller .16 Feb. 1752 

„ Margaret; William Stewart, servant 25 Nov. 1753 

„ Margaret; Andrew Cameron, tailor 27 Dec. 1761 

„ Miss Margaret; Henry, Lord Borthwick 4 Mar. 1770 

„ Margaret; John Hunter, coppersmith 13 Oct. 1771 

„ Margaret; Joseph M'Donald, labourer 25 Aug. 1790 

,, Marion; James Hope, hairdresser 8 Nov. 1796 

„ Mary; Arthur Millar, merchant 13 Feb. 1757 

„ Mary; Robert Marshall, dyer 15 Feb. 1761 

„ Miss Mary; William Walker, writer 30 Oct. 1768 

„ Mary; Hugh Alexander, wright 24 Dec. 1769 

„ Mary; John M'Gregor, hosier 11 July 1773 

„ May; John Stewart, porter 13 Apr. 1792 

„ Patrick, of Comrie, in p. of Comrie, and Miss Elizth., d. to 

deceast Arthur Millar, merchant in Musselburgh, now in 

Old Kirk p. 31 May 1761 

„ Patrick, and Henretta, d. of James Freebairn, late collector of 

Excise in Perth, both in Tfon p. 23 Apr. 1769 

„ Peter, journeyman flesher, and Barbara, d. to Wm. Shearer, 

mason in Thurso, both in New Kirk p. 20 Feb. 1763 

„ Peter, flesher, and Agnes, d. to Andrew Moubray, labouring 

man in South Leith p., both in New Kirk p. 20 Dec. 1772 

„ Peter, porter, No. 126, and Jean, d. of deceased William Suttor, 

porter 20 July 1777 

„ Thomas, auctioned, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of Arthur Fowler, weaver at Castle Barns 15 Apr. 1793 

„ William, wright in the Old Grayfrier's p., and Jean, d. to 

William Fluckhart, smith in Innerkeihing, now in Tol- 

booth p. 24 Apr. 1757 

,, William, present servant with Lord Kinnoul, now in Edinburgh, 

and Euphan, New North p., d. to Alexr. Dowie, farmer at 

Falkland 12 Nov. 1775 

„ William, flesher, High Kirk p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

deceased John M 'Arthur, day labourer 24 Mar. 1786 



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Drummond, William, flesher, High Church p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased John Sutherland, residenter in Canongate 14 July 

„ William, flesher, High Church p., and Marion, same p., d. of 

deceased Philip Watson, baker in p. of Libberton 28 Nov. 

Dryburgh, Andrew, master of the Leith tender, and Helen, both in 

Tolbooth p., d. of deceased John Tod, farmer at Markinch 

1 1 Nov. 
,, Ann; David Webster, mariner 4 Mar. 

„ David, workman, and Mary Paterson, relict of James Sheers, 

Castle soldier, both in the Charity Workhouse in S. S. W. p. 

10 Aug. 
,, David, mariner, St. Andrew p., and Elizabeth, Tolbooth p., d. 

of deceased John Adam, farmer at Kinglassy, Fife 20 Jan. 

,, Euphame; James Kilgour 22 Dec. 

„ John, tailor, son to Alexander Dryburgh, servant to the City of 

Edinburgh, in N. N. K. p., and Agnes, d. to John Sanson, 

maltman in Dunbar, now in S. E. p. 18 Aug. 

Dryden, Janet ; Francis Carlisle, servant 14 May 

„ John, journeyman shoemaker, Lady Yester's p., and Jean Glass, 

same p., relict of James Hardie, shoemaker 28 Feb. 

,, Miss Maria; William Ramsay 29 July 

,, Susanna; John Glover, joiner 29 Mar. 

,, William, gardener, and Ann, both in St. Andrew p., d. of John 

Ross, weaver, Aberdeen 14 Sept. 

Drylaw, James, labourer, and Jean, both in Old Church p., d. of 

deceased John Adams, residenter at Newton 17 July 

Drysdale, Adam, labourer, High Church p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

John Christie, publican in Carnock, Fifeshire 12 Dec. 

,, Alexander, coppersmith in S. W. p., and Grizell, d. to John 

Blair, merchant in S. E. p. 20 Oct. 

,, Alexander, servant to John Erskine of Dun, in New Kirk p., 

and Helen, d. to deceast Robert Bruce, tailor in Falkland, 

now in Tron p. 24 May 

,, Alexander, coppersmith in Old Greyfreir's p., and Margt. 

Watson, relict of William Petrie, merchant 18 Oct. 

„ Anna; James Paton, minature painter 30 Mar. 

,, Ann; James Dickson, mason 18 May 

„ Anne; Archibald Gibson, baker 14 Nov. 

„ Miss Anne; Professor Andrew Dalzell 20 Apr. 

,, Bazill, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p., and Betty, West 

Kirk p., d. of deceased . . . Ritchie, mason at Mid Calder 

26 Nov. 
„ Burnet, wright, Tron p., and Elizabeth, p. of St. Giles', d. of 

William Black, miner 30 June 

„ Christian ; James Robertson, indweller 22 Apr. 

,, David, wright in Old Grayfriar's p., and Mary, d. to William 

Henderson, wright in Stow, now in New Kirk p. 16 Mar. 

,, David, weaver, and Margaret, d. of deceased John Smith, weaver, 

both in College Kirk p. 16 Apr. 

„ David, tailor, Tron p., and Isobel, same p., d. of deceased 

Robert Taylor, sailor, Inverkeithing 17 Aug. 

,, David, of the Artificer Company, in Tolbooth p., and Henrieta, 

in Tron p., d. of George M'Donald, porter 14 Feb. 

,, George, merchant in Kirkcaldy, and Miss Margaret, d. of 

deceast Dr. Robt. Hay, collector of the Customs of Kirkcaldy, 

now in Tron p. 1 June 

„ Helen; Donald M'Pherson, stabler 17 July 

„ James, smith and ferrier, College Kirk p., and Grissel, d. of 

David Love, smith and ferrier in Falkirk 8 Dec. 

„ James, collier, and Marion, both in New Grayfriar's p., d. of 

John Burt, collier, Pittferan, Fife 12 Feb. 



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Drysdale, Janet; James Ramsay, tailor 21 Sept. 1760 

„ Janet; John Coutts, servant 2 Dec. 1764 

„ Janet; John M'Neish, watchmaker 28 Oct. 1797 

,, Jean; James Ure, merchant 7 Aug. 1774 

„ Jean; Samuel Hunt, servant 13 Jan. 1795 

„ John, merchant in S. W. p., and Isobell, d. of deceased Andrew 

Gilmor, sailor in Queensferry, now in N. W. p. 7 June 1752 

„ John, shopkeeper in Old Kirk p., and Ann, d. to Andrew Millar, 

farmer in Perthshire, now in New Kirk p. 22 May 1763 

,, John, merchant, Tolbooth p., and Katharine, d. of George 

Millar, merchant in Wick 30 Mar. 1777 

,, Margaret; John Comb, bookbinder 15 Nov. 1772 

,, Margaret; Alexander Hutton, cabinetmaker 26 June 1798 

„ Margaret; Alexander M'Donald, servant 30 Aug. 1798 

,, Margaret; Andrew Wells, labourer 13 Nov. 1799 

,, Mary; John Swanston, merchant 21 Nov. 1777 

,, Mary; James Kirkpatrick, stationer 10 Jan. 1781 

„ Rachel; William Kerby, coachman 8 Feb. 1792 

,, Robert, a gentleman's servant, and Naomie, d. of deceast Geo. 

Smith, labouring man in p. of Dirltoun, both in Tolbooth p. 23 Mar. 1766 
,, Thomas, day labourer in New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, same 

p., d. of William Blyth, miller at Kinross 8 Aug. 1792 

,, Thomas, baker, Tron p., and Margaret, in p. of Linlithgow, d. 

of deceased .... Sime, corn merchant there 22 June 1798 

„ William, journeyman tailor, and Ann, d. to deceast James 

Ritchie, workman, both in College Kirk p. 27 Mar. 1768 

„ William, schoolmaster in New North p., and Margaret, d. of 
deceast Patrick Neil, supervisor at Cannonmils, nowin Lady 
Yester's p. 5 Aug. 1770 

Duce, Samuel, lorimer, Tolbooth p., and Janet, same p., d. of deceased 

John M'Gowan, farmer at Stirling 18 Aug. 1794 

Ducket, John, chairman, St. Andrew p., and Elisabeth, same p , d. of 

Robert Corstan, slater in Kirkwall 9 Nov. 1799 

Dudgeon, Alexander, a brewar's servant in New Grayfriar's p., and 

Janet, d. to Wm. Govan, tailor in College Kirk p. 8 Nov. 1761 

,, Alexander, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Mary, Old 
Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased Robert Hogg, farmer near 
Kelso 18 Dec. 1783 

„ Alexander, baker, New North p., and May, p. of Whitinghame, 
' d. of deceased Robert Walker, farmer at Whitelaw, county 
of Haddington 2 Jan. 1789 

,, Alexander, corn merchant and baker in New North p., and 
Miss Elizabeth, p. of Ratho, eldest d. of Alexr. Reid of Ratho 

6 Aug. 1792 
,, Ann; George Leslie, sergeant 13 Jan. 1760 

,, Anne; Robert Amos, servant 20 Dec. 1791 

„ Beatrix; William Wyllie, potter 11 Nov. 1786 

,, James, gentleman's servant, and Margt., d. to John Cairns, 

weaver in West Kirk p., both in New Kirk p. 23 Oct. 1768 

,, Janet; John Fyffe, merchant 10 Apr. 1786 

,, Jean; Thomas Howard, servant 4 June 1784 

,, Jeanne; William Bowie, baker 13 Feb. 1799 

„ John, soldier in the 3rd regiment of Guards, Lady Yester's p., 
and Isobel, same p., d. of deceased Thos. Wyllie, soldier 
in the Castle of Edinburgh 30 Dec. 1782 

,, Margaret; John Hunter, bookbinder 6 May 1785 

„ Mary; John Wallace, flesher 8 July 1764 

„ Mary; John Lawrie, accountant of Excise 5 Nov. 1779 

„ Patrick, tenent in Drem in p. of Atholstonfoord, and Beatrice, 
d. of deceased Mr. John Junkison at Atholstonfoord, now in 
N. E. p. 27 Oct. 1751 



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Dudgeon, Robert, baker, New North p., and Helen, St. Andrew p., 

d. of late Robert Walker, farmer at Whitelaw 11 July 1799 

„ William, tailor, and Elizabeth, d. to William Burnet, tailor in 

Haddington, both in College Kirk p. 24 Oct. 1762 

Duell, Katherine; Andrew Fisher, baker 10 Apr. 1774 

Duff, Alexander, soldier in the City Guard, in Lady Yester's p., and 

Helen, d. of deceast Peter Law, tailor in Water of Leith 

now in New Kirk p. 4 June 1758 

„ Alexander, slater, Tron p., and Isobel, Lady Yester's p., d. of 

deceased Nicol Graham, wright 30 Dec. 1779 

„ Alexander, chairmaster, New Kirk p., and Hannah, North 

Leith p., d. of John Wilson, fisher, Newhaven ' 14 Sept. 1780 

„ Alexander, cutler, Old Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

Nathan Paterson, glover 25 Mar. 1786 

,, Alexander, coachman, High Church p., and Elisabeth, Old 

Kirk p., d. of deceased William Gray, farmer at Dublin 15 July 1794 
„ Barbara; John Maclachlan, chair bearer 9 Nov. 1777 

,, Charlotte; Alexander Gordon, labourer 28 Sept. 1792 

,, Christian; David Allan, teacher 23 Jan. 1792 

„ Donald, day labourer, Tron p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased Adam Reid, farmer in Athol 11 Aug. 1780 

„ Dorothy: John Scott 29 Apr. 1759 

„ Dorothea; Alexander M'Bain, chairman 17 Mar. 1776 

,, Duncan, chairbearer, and Geils Setton, shopkeeper, both in 

S. K. p. 4 Jan. 1756 

„ Duncan, City Guard soldier, Old Church p., and Ann Thomson, 

widow of John Stewart, baker, same. p. 15 Sept. 1776 

,, Elizabeth ; Alexander Steel, chairbearer 10 June 1770 

,, Elizabeth; David Syme, labourer 15 Oct. 1780 

„ Miss Helen; Dr. David Clerk 26 Apr. 1761 

„ Helen; William Brown, surgeon 17 Mar. 1771 

,, Helen; William Carse, servant 17 May 1780 

„ Henreta; Stephen Clerk, organist 22 Sept. 1765 

„ Isobel; James M'Lellan, labourer 11 July 1789 

„ James, brewar's servant, and Janet, d. to Peter Mail], farmer in 

p. of Mutchell, now in Lady Yester's p. 25 May 1760 

„ James, glover, p. of Forfar, and Martha, d. of James Tindal, 

shoemaker in Forfar 30 Mar. 1778 

,, James, brewer's servant, Lady Yester's p., and Agnes, same p., 

d. of deceased Daniel Somerville, day labourer, p. of 

Creighton 13 Mar. 1782 

„ Janet; George Williamson, servant 10 Nov. 1783 

„ Jean; Alexander Fleeming, shoemaker 28 May 1783 

„ John, ostler, and Jacobina, d. to Patrick Watterston, gardener 

at Gargunock, both in the New Grayfrier's p. 20 May 1759 

,, John, chairmaster, and Dorothea M'Duff, relict of John Scott, 

chairmaster, both in Old Kirk p. 28 Aug. 1768 

„ John, running stationer, Tolbooth p., and Elspeth, Lady 

Yester's p., d. of John Keir, chairbearer 21 Nov. 1777 

„ John, chair master, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, St. Andrew p., 

d. of George Clark, farmer near Machany, Fife 17 May 1788 

„ John, running stationer, High Kirk p., and Janet M'Donald, 

same p., relict of John Fraser, running stationer 20 July 1789 

„ John, mason, Tron Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of Robert 

Dick, Excise officer at Blairgowrie, Angusshire 30 July 1794 

,, John, shoemaker, St. Andrew p., and Giles, same p., d. of 

James M'Caul, labourer 18 Apr. 1796 

„ Margaret; William Campbell, servant 21 Mar. 1756 

„ Margaret; Christopher Mowbray 1 Feb. 1767 

,, Lady Margaret ; James Brodie of Brodie 1 Mar. 1767 

„ Margaret; John Roy, servant 19 May 1789 



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Duff, Mary; David Cook, shoemaker i Oct. 1769 

„ May ; Alexander M'Intyre, tailor 12 July 1781 

,, Peter, shoemaker, Tron p., and Anne, same p., d. of deceased 

George Miller, causeylayer 25 July 1780 

,, Peter, shoemaker in St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased Gilbert Gray, gardener, of London 8 May 1790 

„ Peter, wright, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., d. of Alexander 

Russell, farmer at Leslie, Fife 15 May 1795 

,, Peter, shoemaker, St. Andrew p., and Dorothy, Old Church p., 

d. of Ralph Heron, late shoemaker in Morpeth 13 Nov. 1799 

,, Robert, porter in New Grayfrier's p., and Margt., d. to deceast 

Andw. Low, miliar in Angus, now in Tron p. 17 June 1764 

„ Robert, shoemaker in New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of Patrick Whigham, shoemaker in Dunbar 25 Mar. 1791 

,, Sophia; John Simpson, gardener 29 May 1793 

„ Thomas, gentleman's servant, and Janet, both in St. Andrew 

p., d. of John Robertson, labourer 11 Nov. 1797 

Duffus, Alexander, shoemaker in College Kirk p., and Margaret, d. 

to John Anderson, farmer in p. of Fetteresso, now in Old 

Grayfreir's p. 27 Nov. 1757 

,, Ann; Alexander Webster, wright 15 June 1777 

,, Katherine; David Buchanan, flesher 12 Jan. 1781 

,, Mary; John Jarden, farmer 30 Oct. 1793 

Dufraine, William, merchant, College p., and Miss Elizabeth, same 

p., d. of deceased John Anderson, merchant in Crail 8 Oct. 1781 

Duggen, Rose; William Mitchell, Bristol 30 Nov. 1776 

Duguid, Janet; William Willock, shoemaker 26 Feb. 1780 

,, Miss Jean; John Laurie, merchant 13 Nov. 1795 

„ Margaret; Alexander Stewart, mason , 12 Nov. 1784 

Duke, Isobel; Charles W T agrell, servant 20 Sept. 1767 

Dukeinfield, William, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p.,, and 

Janet, same p., d. of Alexr. Blackhall, husbandman at 

Penderguest, Berwickshire 17 Nov. 1792 

Dumbreck, John, stabler's servant in College Kirk p., and Christian, 

d. to Wm. Noble, mason in p. of Pennycook, now in New 

Kirk p. 31 Jan. 1762 

„ Margaret ; William Stables, servant 12 Mar. 1769 

,, William, hotle keeper, St. Andrew p., and Cathn., New North 

p., d. of deceased William Bowie, weaver 3 Dec. 1794 

Dumfries and Stair, Anne, Countess ; Hon. Alexander Gordon 23 July 1769 

Dun, Abigail ; Rev. William Grierson 18 June 1775 

„ Arthur, servant to Mr. William Forbes, W.S., and Jean, d. to 

deceast John Anderson, miliar at Colt Bridge, now both in 

Old Kirk p. 25 Dec. 1757 

,, James, cabinet maker in Portsburgh, and Jean, d. to John 

Williamson, merchant in Sanquhar, now in New North p. n June 1769 
„ Jean; Thomas Kilgour, paper maker 7 May 1798 

,, John, writer, and Jean, d. of deceased John M'Donald of 

Ardnacross, in p. of Campbelltown in Argyleshire, now 

both in N. W. p. 9 Sept. 1753 

„ Margaret; John Ogg, merchant 8 Dec. 1765 

,, Margaret ; James Ritchie, brewer's servant 26 Mar. 1775 

,, Martha ; John M'George, servant 26 Dec. 1762 

„ Peter, journeyman glover, and Jean, d. of deceased John 

Strachan, officer of Excise at Denney, both in N. K. p. 10 Feb. 1753 
„ Robert, journeyman baxter, and Jean, d. to deceast John Yetts, 

brewer's servant, both in New North p. 7 Mar. 1773 

Dunbar, Alexander, wheelwright in Pittenweemyss, and Margaret, d. 

to deceast Robert Govan, tailor in Boclivie in p. of Ely, now 

in Lady Yester's p. 12 Oct. 1760 



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Dunbar, Alexander, runing stationer in Old Kirk p., and Elizth., d. to 

deceast John Gibson, wright in Canongate 30 Oct. 1763 

„ Alexander, shoemaker, College Church p., and Ann, same p., 

d. of John Milne, shoemaker in p. of Old Machir 14 July 1798 

„ Miss Elizabeth; James Stewart, surgeon 11 June 1779 

„ George, gentleman's servant, and Margaret, d. to deceast Jas. 

Rae, gardener in the West Kirk p., both in College Kirk p. 12 Oct. 1760 
„ Miss Hamilton ; Ensign John Torey J 2 Mar. 1778 

„ James, servant to Sir Patrick Murray of Bemornno, in Tron p., 
and Elizt., d. of deceased John Swan, farmer at the Bridge 
of Earn, now in West Kirk p. 12 Aug. 1753 

„ James, gentleman's servant in Lady Yester's p., and Margt., d. 
of deceast Thos. Wilson, ship carpenter at Kinnoull, now in 
Tron p. 1 July 1764 

„ James, tailor in College Kirk p., and Jean, d. of deceast Win. 
Somervell, weaver in p. of Corsterphine, now in West 
Kirk p. 16 May 1773 

„ Miss Janet ; William Tennent 19 Sept. 1793 

„ Janet ; Thomas Neston, stationer 20 Mar. 1763 

„ Janet ; George Duncan, flaxdresser 8 Oct. 1782 

„ Janet; Henry Winter, soldier 31 Mar. 1785 

„ Ludovick, soldier in the 66th Regiment, commanded by Lord 
Adam Gordon, now in the Castle of Edinburgh, and Margaret, 
residenter in said Castle, d. of Alexr. Davidson, butcher at 
Aberdeen II Dec. 1774 

„ Peter, horse hirer, New Grayfriar's p., and Isobell, same p., d. of 

William Spence, farmer in Kirkaldie 29 June 1777 

„ Miss Sarah ; James Home, W.S. 13'Apr. 1789 

„ Miss Warburton ; Rev. Daniel M'Queen 29 Aug. 1762 

„ William, wig maker, and Katharine Burnet, relict of Alexander 

M'Culloch, merchant, both in the Old Grayfreir's p. 1 May 1757 

Duncan, Agnes ; James Sibbald, wright 6 July 1755 

„ Agnes ; James Webster, chairbearer 14 Feb. 1762 

„ Agnes; Robert Gow, shoemaker 3 Sept. 1769 

„ Agnes; Alexander Kennedy, hairdresser 4 Jan. 1799 

„ Mr. Alexander, W.S. in Tron p., and Miss Mary, d. of John 

Simpson of Brunton 13 Nov. 1768 

„ Alexander, tailor, Tron p., and Christian, Lady Yester's p., d. to 

deceast William Walker, farmer, Perthshire 13 Oct. 1776 

„ Alexander, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Sophia, same p. d. of 

deceased James Laing, late shipmaster at Largo 1 Jan.. 1788 

,, Alison ; Alexander Samuell, tailor 18 Jan. 1756 

„ Andrew, journeyman hatter in Old Kirk p., and Margt., d. to 
deceast Jas. Smellie, farmer in Longniddrie,now inTolbooth 
Kirk p. L Au S- x 762 

,, Andrew, mason, and Elizt., d. of deceast John Fife, farmer in 

Aberdeenshire, both in Lady Yester's p. 15 May 1768 

„ Dr. Andrew, in Lady Yester's p., and Miss Eliza, d. of deceast 
Mr. John Knox, surgeon in Stepney, now in p. of St. 
Andrews 19 Aug. 1770 

„ Dr. Andrew, jun., physician, Old Church p., and Miss Mary, 

same p., d. of late Mr. Colin M'Farquhar, printer 19 June 1800 

„ Ann ; Colin Donaldson, gardener 24 Mar. 175 1 

„ Mrs. Ann; Rev. Harry Spens 29 Sept. 1765 

„ Anne; William Thomson, merchant 22 Aug. 1756 

,, Ann; James Menzies, shoemaker 25 Nov. 1759 

„ Miss Ann ; Rev. Alexander Duncan 19 Oct. 1766 

„ Anne ; James Peat, servant - 6 Feb, 1782 

„ Anne ;. Robert Braid, gardener 17 July J 782 

„ Ann; Andrew Paterson, tailor 8 Nov. 1782 

. „ . Anne; Andrew Mylles, wright 15 0ct - J79° 



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Duncan, Ann; Alexander M'Kenzie, mason 12 Oct. 1793 

,, Ann; Peter Falconer, spirit dealer 22 Sept. 1796 

„ Miss Ann; Dr. James Home 17 May 1798 

,, Charles, cattle feeder, and Katharine, both in High Church p., 

d. of John Stewart, wright 31 July 1797 

„ Christian; William Anderson, carrier 11 Mar. 1795 

„ Christian ; William Miller, weaver 23 Nov. 1796 

„ David, carter in New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

John Nisbet, day labourer at Whitehouse Toll 18 June 1790 

,, Elizabeth ; Daniel Cochran, tronman 16 Aug. 1752 

,, Miss Elizabeth ; Laurence Craigie, W.S. 25 Aug. 1754 

„ Elizabeth; James Aberdour, founder 27 Apr. 1760 

,, Elizabeth; Alexander Dingwall, servant 21 Apr. 1765 

,, Elizabeth ; James Legget, servant 9 July 1775 

„ Elizabeth ; Robert Fullarton, servant 10 Feb. 1779 

„ Elizabeth; Archibald Napier, druggist 20 June 1788 

,, Elizabeth; William Whigham, servant 26 Mar. 1793 

„ Elspeth ; David Falconer, smith 19 Dec. 1783 

,, Euphan ; John Finlay, staymaker 13 Feb. 1778 

„ Euphan; Robert Kelloch, brewer 24 Apr. 1778 

,, George, chaise driver in New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, d. to Jas. 

Windram, tailor in Abbayhill, now in College Kirk p. 5 Sept. 1762 

„ George, comptroller of the Stamp Dutys in Scotland, in 

Tolbooth p., and Miss Mary, d. of deceast Adolphus Hay, 

writer, now in Canongate p. 22 Apr. 1764 

,, George, flaxdresser, Tolbooth p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased Edward Dunbar, shipmaster at Kinghorn 8 Oct. 1782 

,, George, wigmaker, St. Giles' p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert M'Farlane, smith in Kinghorn 27 Apr. 1784 

„ Gilbert, masson in S. W. p., and Ann Stewart, relict of William 

Wilson, masson in Canongate, now residing there 10 June 1753 

„ Grace; Robert Meek, messenger 12 Oct. 1 78 1 

„ Grizell; Peter Smith 17 Oct. 1756 

,, Hay (or Hay); Andrew Heggie, labourer 30 June 1795 

„ Helen; Andrew Martin, tailor 10 Dec. 1752 

,, Helen; George King, gardener 26 Nov. 1769 

,, Helen; John Gardener, farrier 21 June 1787 

,, Henry, wright, and Elizth.. d. to deceased John Crie, weaver in 

Alloa, now both in College Kirk p. 16 Aug. 1767 

,, Henry, clothier in Castle p. of Edinburgh, and Rachel, 

Tolbooth p., d. of deceased John Anderson, farmer at 

Ettrick j 3 Nov. 1774 

,, Isobel; Francis Claik, tailor 22 May 1757 

„ Isobel; William Watson, painter 22 Oct. 1789 

,, Isobel; John Dewar, cabinetmaker 20 Aug. 1798 

,, James, indweller in College Kirk p., and Jean, in New North 

p., d. to deceast Wm. Richardson, wright 10 Feb. 1765 

,, James, gentleman's servant at the Abbay of Holyrood house, 

and Margaret, shopkeeper in Tolbooth p., d. to John 

M'Gougan, weaver 28 Feb. 1773 

„ James, stocking maker, New North p , and Isobella, Tolbooth 

p., d. of deceased George Spring, indweller in Leith 15 Jan. 1780 

,, James, baker, New Gray Friar's p., and Agnes, St. Giles' p., d. 

of Archd. M'Intyre, candlemaker 19 Feb. 1784 

,, James, carpenter, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Alexr. Johnston, cooper in Leith 23 Apr. 1784 

,, James, weaver, College Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased James Boswell, dyer in Dundee 12 May 1786 

,, Janet; Thomas Ross, slater 13 Nov. 1757 

„ Janet; James Williamson, porter 13 Oct. 1765 

„ Janet; David Middleton, gardener 19 May 1 771 



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Duncan, Janet; Donald M'Dougald, brewer's servant 7 Aug. 1 781 

„ Janet; John Duncan, carpenter 10 Nov. 1783 

„ Janet; .Mark Forsyth, baker 19 May 1795 

„ Janet; John Bain, painter 27 Aug. 1796 

„ John, journeyman tailor in N. E. p., and Marjorie, d. ofdeceast 

Win. Fordice, skinner in p. of Cullen, now in N. W. p. 13 Jan. 1751 
„ John, servant to Dr. William Mackfarllan in S. E p., and Elizt., 

d.to deceased John Couper,farmer in p. of Fans, in S.W.p. 19 Apr. 1752 
,, John, merchant, and Margaret, d. to Alexr. Imbrie, smith, both 

in S. K. p. 22 July 1753 

„ John, of the Excise Office in Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, d. 

to deceast . . . Paterson, farmer in p. of Kincardine 5 July 1 761 

„ John, shoemaker, and Margt., d. to deceast Andw. Moodie, 

shoemaker, both in Tron p. 12 July 1761 

„ John, merchant in Old Grayfreir's p., and Rachael, d. to 

deceast Alexr. Baird, writer in Biggar 5 Jan. 1766 

„ John, bookbinder in New Grayfriei's p , and Barbara, d. to 

deceast Wm. Herriot, bookbinder, now in Old Kirk p. 14 Feb. 1773 
„ John, soldier in 71st Regt., now in Edinburgh, and Betty 
Thomson, Old Church p., d. to deceased John Thomson, 
traficker or small merchant 28 Jan. 1776 

„ John weaver, p. of Edinburgh, and Margt., same p., d. of 

deceased Adam Patterson, brewer's servant 10 Nov. 1776 

„ John, meal maker, and Mary, Old Grayfrier's p., a widow, d. of 

Robert Stewart, portioner, Newinton 23 Feb. 1777 

„ John, bookseller, New Grayfrs. p., and Helen, d. of late James 

Stodhart, farmer, p. of Lesmahagoe 18 May 1777 

,, John, house carpenter, Tron p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

Keneth Duncan, plumber 10 Nov. 1783 

,, John, weaver, College Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of Wiiliam 

Reid, smith at Newhouse, p. of Kirkliston 18 Nov. 1785 

„ John, tailor, p. of Mid Calder, and Anne, New Grayfriar's p., d. 

of John Smith, shoemaker in Mid Calder 5 Apr. 1788 

„ John, gentleman's servant, New North p., and Margaret, Old 
Grayfriar's p.,d. of deceased Neal Campbell, sheriff officer in 
Perth 21 May 1789 

„ John, baker, New Grayfriar's p., and Alison, same p., d. of 

v deceased James M'Queen, glazier 17 Oct. 1794 

„ Joseph, gardener, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Alexander Millar, day labourer in Berwick-up5n-Tweed 5 June 1789 
„ Katherine; Alexander Renvvick, tailor 30 Oct. 1768 

„ Katherine; John Young, mason 6 Oct. 1786 

„ Katherine; Andrew Miller, clerk 22 Mar. 1799 

,, Lillias; Charles Comb, tin plate worker 1 July 1782 

„ Lindsay; Archibald M'Intyre 21 Aug. 1793 

„ Madie; Alexander Brown, servant 8 Dec. 1789 

„ Margaret; Francis Hendrie, wright 18 May 1755 

„ Margaret; Robert Webster, indweller 8 Aug. 1756 

„ Margaret; Robert Barr, merchant 29 Jan. 1764 

» „ Margaret; Thomas Orem, tailor 23 Mar. 1766 

„ Margaret; Alexander Orem, tailor 6 Apr. 1766 

„ Margaret; James Stewart, druggist 30 Nov. 1766 

„ Margaret; Adam Forsyth, servant 17 June 1770 

„ Margaret; John Disher, brewer's servant 30 July 1783 

„ Margaret; Alexander Davie, blacksmith 23 Oct. 1783 

„ Margaret; Tohn Geddes, clerk 18 June 1784 

„ Margaret; James Mowat, servant 17 Feb. 1797 

„ Margaret; Robert Darg, soldier 14 Sept. 1798 

„ Marion; John Howieson, servant 8 Jan. 1769 

„ Mark, merchant in Tolbooth p., and Christian, in College Kirk 

p., d. of deceased Murdoch M'Kenzie, late of Edinburgh 10 June 1791 



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Duncan, Mary; Robert Alexander, wright 27 Oct. 1765 

L „ Mary; William Grieve, workman 29 Jan. 1769 

„ Mary; Adam Rutherford, printer 19 May 1779 

„ Mary; William Rennison, servant 21 Nov. 1793 

„ Miss Nelly; Alexander Stevenson, depute clerk of Session 8 Oct. 1769 
,, Penny; David Smith, bookbinder 22 June 1766 

„ Robert, shipmaster in S. W. p., and Agnes, d. to Edward 

Spence, shoemaker in Linlithgow, now in S. S. W. p. 24 Aug. 1755 

„ Robert, couper, and Kath. d. to deceased Wm. Borthwick, 

gardener at Bristo, both in S. E. p. 8 Aug. 1756 

,, Robert, trunkmaker in Old Grayfriar's p., and Eupham, d. to 

deceased David Mitchell, farmer in Libberton, now in College 

Kirk p. * 1 Nov. 1761 

„ Robert, coupar in Old Grayfriar's p., and Katharine, d. to George 

Mark, brewar's servant in Bristo, both in Tolbooth p. 2 Feb. 1772 

,, Robert, mariner in College Kirk p., and Margaret, in same p., d. 

of deceased David Quarrier, wright 25 Apr. 1792 

„ Robert, painter, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased .... Stewart, chairmaster 13 Aug. 1795 

,, Samuel, baxter in Old Grayfreir's p., and Isobell, d. to Matthew 

Dickson at New Battle, now in New Kirk p. 8 Dec. 1765 

„ Sarah; James Thomson, mariner 16 July 1798 

,, Sophia; Malcolm Murdoch, servant 31 Mar. 1765 

„ Thomas, sclaiter, and Isobel, d. to deceast John Ramage, 

journeyman baxter, both in Lady Yester's p. 24 Apr. 1757 

,, Thomas, a gentleman's servant in the New Kirk p., and Janet, 

in said p., d. to deceast David Grant, shoemaker in West 

Port 22 Mar. 1772 

,, Thomas, day labourer, Tolbooth p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased John Howiston, wright in Fifeshire 25 June 1783 

„ William, servant to Mr. Thomas Rigg, advocate in N. N. K. p., 

and Jean, d. of deceased Geo. Burnet, farmer at Dunbar, 

now in S. S. W. p. 4 Feb. 1753 

„ William, tailor in S. E. p., and Helen, d. to David Thomson, 

burgess in Kirkaldy, in N. N. K. p. 2 Mar. 1755 

,, William, tailor in Old Kirk p., and Mary, d. to deceast George 

Wright, examiner in the Excise office, now in Old Gray- 
friar's p. 27 Apr. 1760 
,, William, commander of the Wharton cutter and in South Leith 

p., and Janet, d. to James Currie, tailor, now in College 

Kirk p. • 16 June 1765 

,, William, journeyman silversmith in Tron p., and Kathne., in said 

p., d. to William Stuart, sclator in Dundee 13 Dec. 1772 

,, William, hatter, Old Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of deceased 

William Brown, day labourer at Mussleburgh 7 Apr. 1784 

,, William, soldier in the 53rd Regt., in College Kirk p., and Agnes, 

in same p., d. of Andw. Bowman, merchant in Portsburgh 20 Aug. 1790 
„ William, shoemaker, St. Andrew p. and Janet, Tron p., d. of 

John Thriepland, shoemaker, Canongate 13 July 1797 

„ . . . ; William Gardener, merchant IS May 1757 

„ . . . ; William Ritchie, farmer 26 Nov. 1758 

Duncanson, Miss Fanny; James Colquhoun, merchant 21 Apr. 1751 

,, Helen ; John Crawford, stabler 3 May 1757 

„ James, plasterer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

deceased William Lind, mill wright 4 May 1780 

„ Margaret; John M'Kay, sailor 23 Sept. 1764 

„ Nelly ; Daniel M'Kenzie, sergeant .- 23 Sept. 1779 

,, Robert, mariner in St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceast William Dempster, coal grieve at Alloa 18 Jan. 1792 

„ Thomas, stabler in New Greyfriar's p., and Sophia, d. to Thos. 

Ferrier, tollkeeperat Wright's houses, now in Tolbooth p. 3 Aug. 1760 



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Dundas, Miss Ann ; George Buchan of Kello 28 Mar. 1773 

,, Miss Ann ; Lieut. Howard Douglas 4 July 1799 

„ Miss Barbara; George Ogilvy of Langley Park 10 Sept. 1785 

„ Miss Bethia; George Cockburn 4 May 1766 

„ Elizabeth; William Davidson, gardener 29 June 1797 

„ Graham; Robert Geddie 13 Nov. 1768 

,, Isabella; Walter Hunter, chaise driver 12 May 1791 

„ Isobell ; James Cumming, smith 28 Jan. 1798 

„ James, tailor in the College Kirk p., and Alison, d. of deceast 
Andrew Law, labouring man in Newland p., now in Old 
Grayfreir's p. 14 May 1758 

„ James, merchant in Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, d. to John 

Govan, tailor in Old Grayfrier's p. 2 Dec. 1770 

„ Mr. James, W.S., Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Elisabeth, 
same p.^ third lawfull d. of deceased Willm. Graham of 
Airth 14 Oct. 1794 

„ Miss Janet; Capt. John Nisbet 7 Oct 1782 

„ Miss Janet; Dr. James Deans 12 Sept. 1783 

„ Jean; John Lecky, soldier 8 Mar. 1784 

„ Margaret; Benjamin Watters, tailor 1 Sept. 1783 

„ Margaret; Alexander Stirling, blacksmith it Mar. 1794 

„ Miss Montagu; George Abercromby, advocate 23 Jan. 1799 

„ The Right Honourable Robert, of Arniston, His Majestie's 
Advocate for Scotland, in the N. K. p., and Miss Jean, d. of 
the. Honourable William Grant of Preston Grange, one of 
the Senators of the College of Justice, in N. W. p. 29 Aug. 1756 

„ Robert Bruce, of Blair, St. Andrew p., and Miss Elisabeth, same 

p., d. of deceased Capt. Spital of Blairlogie 8 July 1796 

,, Coll. Thos., younger of Fingask, St. Giles' p., and the Rt. 
Honble. Lady Elenora Home, same p.,d. of the Rt. Honble. 
The Earl of Home 6 Jan. 1784 

Dunipace, Robert, farmer at Masterton, now in St. Andrew p., and 
Margt., same p., d. of David Smeeton, farmer at Overfield, 
East Lothian 8 Mar. 1792 

Dunlop, Miss Agnes; Joseph Elias Perochen, merchant 17 Mar. 1794 

„ George, son to Charles Dunlop, farmer in Abbey p. of Paisly, 
and Isobel, d. to David Tennant, sailor in Queensferry, both 
in Old Kirk p. 19 Aug. 1770 

„ George, merchant, New Greyfriar's p., and Miss Isabella, p. of 
Lawswade, d. of William Bell, factor for Henry Dundas of 
Melvile 18 June 1799 

„ James, soldier in the 6th Regt., at present in the Castle of 

Edinburgh, and Janet, d. to John Mathie, mason 11 Aug. 1765 

„ Janet; Gavin Dawson, weaver 13 Nov. 1774 

„ John, hairdresser in Old Grayfriar's p., and Anne, in New North 

p., d. of John Dowie, inkeeper 16 Nov. 1790 

„ John, mason, Tron p., and Helen, same p., d. of Peter Finlayson, 

labourer at Salton, East Lothian 21 June 1794 

„ Miss Susan; James Henry 7 Aug. 1788 

„ Thomas, gentleman's servant in New North p., and Jean, d. to 
deceased Wm. Telfer, barber in Bo'ness, now in New Gray- 
friar's p. 13 Mar. 1763 
Dunmore, The Right Honble. John, Earl of, in Old Grayfriar's p., and 
the Honble. Lady Chariot Stuart, d. to Rt. Honble. the Earl 
of Galloway, in said p. 18 Feb. 1759 
Dunn, Alexander, sergt. in the 26th Regt., New Kirk p., and Janet, 

same p., d. of deceased John Crosbie, weaver in Glasgow 1 Nov. 1780 
„ Alexander, bricklayer, St. Giles' p., and Anne, New Grayfriar's 

p., d. of William Hutton, carpenter in Leith 4 Oct. 1783- 

„ Alexander, weaver, Tolbooth p., and Mary, Tron p., d. of 

deceased Edward M'Callum, day labourer 29 Apr. 1784 



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Dunn, Alexander, labourer, High Church p., and Isobel, same p., 

d. of Daniel M'Kenzie, labourer 21 Jan. 1800 

„ Ann; James M'Conkey, merchant 27 Sept. 1772 

,, Anne; Charles M'Leod, blacksmith 21 July 1789 

,, Anne; George Deal, merchant i\ Jan. 1791 

,, Anne; John Moses, labourer 19 Jan. 1792 

„ Ann; Benjamin Ransteed, shoemaker 4 Feb. 1800 

,, Ann; Thomas M'Kenzie, shoemaker 12 June 1800 

„ David, smith, New Grayfriar's p., and Sarah, same p., d. of 

deceased James Brown, farmer at Dalserf, county of Lanark 

29 Dec. 1788 
., Hamilton, mason, New North p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of 

James Purves, bookseller in St. Patrick's Square 4 Oct. 1799 

,, Henrietta; Alexander M'Callum, carter 24 Nov. 1780 

„ Miss Isabella; Robert Gordon 4 Oct. 1799 

„ James, shoemaker, West Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

Peter Trotter, shoemaker, same p. 30 Sept. 1778 

„ James, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Janet, same 

p., d. of Willm. Sutherland, porter in Leith 17 Nov. 1790 

„ John, farmer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

John Cairns, farmer in Glengill 2 Sept. 1784 

„ Judith; George Robertson 16 May 1795 

„ Malcolm, causeylayer in the Old Grayfriar's p., and Margt., in 

p. of Glenholme, d. of deceased Thomas Smith, labourer 

at Dundee 20 Nov. 1774 

„ Marion; Joseph Calder, grocer 21 Apr. 1791 

„ Mary; William Elliot, servant 25 Nov. 1789 

„ William, tailor, p. of Kelso, and Henrietta, New Grayfriar's p., 

d. of deceased Thomas Walker, smith at Aberlady 8 Mar. 1779 

,, William, watchmaker in Glasgow, and Miss Mary, New North 

p., d. of deceased Mr. James Napier, merchant 26 Oct. 1786 

Dunnell, John, tailor, New Gray Friar's p., and Ann Bryden, same p., 

widow of James Aitken, surgeon in Sanquhar 17 Dec. 1782 

Dunnett, Margaret; David Alexander, shoemaker 10 Nov. 1776 

,, William, printer, New North p., and Elizabeth, Tolbooth p., d. 

of deceased Donald Moat, farmer in Caithnes 18 Nov. 1789 

Dunning, Mathew, sess. clerk in the West Kirk p., and Janet, d. of 

deceased James Simpson, writer, now in S. W. p. 8 Sept. 175 1 

,, Mathew, clerk to ye West Kirk Session, now residing in Ports- 
burgh, and Janet, d. to deceast Thos. Crawford, glazier, now 

in New North p. 27 Jan. 1760 

Dunnival, Robert, jun., weaver, Old Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same 

p., d. of John Hume, brewer's servant at Dunbar 16 Oct. 1793 

Dunsmure, George, merchant in N. W. p., and Miss Eupham, d. to 

James Allan, merchant in N. N. K. p. 6 Jan. 1751 

,, Miss Janet; John Orr, writer 12 Jan. 1798 

„ John, merchant in N. W. p., and Margt., d. of deceased James 

Cleland, Dean of Guild, now in Corstorphine p. 10 Feb. 1753 

„ John, teacher of English in College Kirk p., and Christian, d. 

of deceast John Young, baxter in Canongate, now in 

Cramond p. 7 Feb. 1762 

„ William, hostler, New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of William Gray, meal seller at Kirkintulloch 20 Feb. 1786 

Dunsyre, Isobel; Thomas Howieson 29 Sept. 175 1 

Dupasquier, Leonard, carver and gilder, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of John Anderson, smith at Alloa 15 July 1778 

„ Mary ; William Roy, watchmaker 27 Apr. 1787 

Durell, Thomas Philip, lieut. of the Royal Navy, St. Giles' p., and 

Mrs. Anne, same p., d. of William Roberts, London 12 Nov. 1783 



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Dures, Mary; Adam Stephen, wright 23 Apr. 1775 

Durgilles, Elizabeth; Thomas Reid, carter 26 July 1752 

Durham, Agnes; James Pye, mariner 21 June 1785 

„ Alexander, sert. to Dr. John Bosswall in N. N. K. p., and 
Kath., d. of deceased George Banantine, wright in Lanerk, 
in N. W. p. 26 Nov. 1752 

„ Miss Ann ; Andrew Drummond, merchant 1 Sept. 1751 

„ Betty; Laurence Miller, weaver 19 Feb. 1795 

„ Elizabeth; David Dick, brewer 17 Oct. 1778 

„ James, of Largo, and Miss Ann, d. to Mr. Thomas Calderwood 

of Pollton, both in S. K. p. 21 Jan. 1753 

,, Janet; John Dow, corkcutter 11 Mar. 1764 

„ Miss Janet; Alexander Weir, merchant 18 May 1790 

„ Miss Margaret; James Charles Strange 12 Feb. 1785 

„ Miss Preston; Capt. John Balnaves 12 Jan. 1752 

„ Capt. Thomas, second son procreate betwixt James Calder- 
wood Durham of Largo and Mrs. Ann Calderwood 
Durham of Polton, p. of Laswade, and Miss Elizabeth, St. 
Andrew p., eldest d. of deceased James Young of Nether- 
field 13 July 1793 
Durie, Alexander, printer, and Janet, both in Old Grayfriar's p., d. 

of deceased John Neilson, porter 11 Aug. 1797 

„ Ann; Andrew Clerk, wright 4 Oct. 1794 

„ Charles, labouring man in the New Kirk p., and Jean, in 

said p., d. of Andrew Rae, labouring man in West Port 10 July 1774 
„ John, merchant, and Christian, d. to Arthur Stewart, indweller, 

now both in New Kirk p. 27 Aug. 1758 

Durkie, Janet; Donald Macilwraith, tailor 15 Feb. 1756 

,, Margaret; James Peattie, wright 17 June 1800 

Durnford, Capt. James, in His Majestie's 71st Regiment, and Miss 
Amelia, d. to deceast Air. James Rothes, barrister of law in 
Dublin, now in College Kirk p. 8 Apr. 1759 

Durrie, Margaret; Alexander Cunningham, labourer 5 Oct. 1786 

Dutailles, Peter, staymaker, St. Andrew p., and Janet Muir, same 
p., relict of David Montgomerie, brewer. This marriage 
not taken place 8 Nov. 1793 

„ Peter, staymaker, St. Andrew p., and Isabella, same p., d. of 

William Hanniker, staymaker, same p. 25 Jan. 1794 

Duvall, Alexander, merchant in New Kirk p., and Miss Margaret, in 

Old Kirk p., d. of deceased William Ferguson, writer 3 July 1774 

Dyce, Major Alexander, in the Honble. East India Company Service, 
and Miss Frederick Meredith Mary, both in St. Andrew p., 
d. of late Neil Campbell of Duiitroon 3 May 1797 

„ Bethia ; Alexander Crombie, wright 8 May 1793 

Dykes, Alexander, carter, New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of William Thorburn, tailor in shire of Tvveedale 25 Feb. 1784 

,, Anne; Robert Blair, flesher 27 Oct. 1754 

„ Christian; Peter M'Gregor, mason 3 June 1759 

„ James, officer of Excise, College Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., 

d. of Peter M'Load, gardener in Inverness 6 Jan. 1786 

„ Lucretia; Peter Lambert, mariner 18 Dec. 1797 

,, "Robert, wright, New North p., and Sophia, Old Gray 
Friar's p., d. of deceased David Stewart, wright in the 
county of Fife 5 Mar. 1783 

„ Robert, manufacturer, High p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

William Swinton, sailor at Pathhead, Fife 18 Mar. 1795 

„ William, wigmaker, New North p., and Elizabeth, Tolbooth p., 
d. of deceast Robert Anderson, farmer at Midship, Tevote- 
dale 25 May 1781 

Dysart, Miss Frances; Major Walter Home 2 Jan. 1786 



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Eadie, James, clerk to Dr. Steedman, New Gray Friar's p., and 

Mary, same p., d. of deceased John Burns, farmer in 

Johnston of Pomaise, near Stirling 29 Mar. 1788 

Eagle, Archibald, merchant, and Miss Margaret, d of deceased ' 

Andrew Murray of Murrayshall, both in N. E. p. 24 Mar. 1751 

Eago, Margaret; Murdoch Brown, labourer 9 Jan. 1783 

Eason, Alexander, doctor of medicine, p. of St. Giles and Miss Jane, 

d. of John Aytoun of Inchdarney, p. of Kinglassie 7 Apr. 1780 

„ Anne; David Burnet, shoemaker 21 Nov. 1780 

'„ Miss Christian; William Millar of Stair 18 June 1769 

„ Jarnes, officer of Excise in S. W. p., and Susanna, d. to James 

Aldston, merchant in S. S. W. p. 5 Aug. 1753 

,, John, flaxdresser, New North p., and Isobell, same p., d. to 

James Tait, farmer in Orkney 16 June 1776 

Easter, Isobel; George Blackie, watchmaker 22 Dec. 1795 

Easton, Christian; Alexander Smith, servant 19 Jan. 1779 

,, Elizabeth; John Young, servant 14 Nov. 1797 

„ Helen; George Shorthouse, writer i3^Apr. 1791 

„ James, distiller in Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, in same p., 

d. of deceased Robert Shaw of Bridgkill, county of Stirling 

22 Oct. 1790 
„ John, shoemaker in Old Gray Friar's p., and Anne, same p., d. 

of William Sinclair, weaver in Giffourdhall in p. of Yester 2 Aug. 1790 
„ John, slater, Linlithgow, and Margaret, St. Andrew p., d. of 

Peter Lawson, wright in Kirkcaldy 29 Oct. 1798 

,, Miss Katherine ; Alexander Nisbit, merchant 30 June 1779 

„ Katherine; Archibald Steel, servant 30 May 1792 

„ Miss Margaret; Capt. Joseph French 14 Dec. 1790 

,, Mary ; Alexander Gorrie, printer 8 Nov. 1772 

Eathie, Margaret; James M'Millan, flesher 3 Mar. 1784 

Eccles, Catherine; John Manson, merchant 24 Jan. 1784 

„ Miss Elizabeth; Major Basil Alves 15 Feb. 1767 

„ George, coachman, St. Andrew Kirk p., and Margaret, College 

Kirk p., d. of deceased Samuel Vertie, tanner in Dunse 7 Mar. 1787 

,, Janet; James Muckle, mason 5 June 1778 

„ Miss Margaret; Henry Lindsay, merchant 8 Nov. 1761 

Eckford, Agnes; William Walker, hostler 28 May 1788 

„ Andrew, smith, New Grayfriar's p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexr. Cameron, gamekeeper to Sir John Hall of 

Dunglass, Bart. 9 June 1794 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Walter, tailor 5 Aug. 1797 

., Margaret; James Gibson, smith 1 Aug. 1797 

„ Marion; Alexander Watson, candlemaker 27 Nov. 1768 

„ Mary; Thomas Robertson, wright 17 Oct. 1797 

„ Walter, ivory turner, College Kirk p., and Euphemia, Tolbooth 

p., d. of Adam Mitchell, farmer at Loanhead 22 Apr. 1793 

Edgar, Andrew, merchant in Eymouth, and Allice, St. Giles' p., d. 

of John Bogue at Hallidown, Berwickshire 26 Apr. 1782 

„ George, shoemaker in Old Kirk p., and Mary, in Tolbooth p., 

d. to deceast Jas. Mill, miliar at Haddington 20 Dec. 1772 

„ Miss Helen Hay; Henry David Inglis* apothecary 13 Nov. 1778 

,, Helen; Alexander Innes, soldier 21 Aug. 1794 

„ Janet; John Menzies, merchant 30 Mar. 1755 

,, Janet; James Smith, writer 26 Apr. 1761 

„ Jean; Patrick M'Carty, servant 3 June 1799 

„ John, wright, New North p., and Margaret, d. of Andrew Lillie, 

farmer in p. of Kelso 20 Nov. 1799 

,, Margaret; George Penman, shoemaker . 6 Jan. 1751 

,, Margaret; Robert Nicol, corkcutter 16 Aug. 1772 

„ Margaret; Duncan M'Callum, servant 18 Dec. 1779 

„ Miss Margaret; John Tait, W.S. 14 Sept. 1782 



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Edgar, Margaret; David Craig, chaise driver 19 May 1782 

,, Miss Susannah; William Dickie, banker 17 Feb. 1 78 1 

Edie, Abigail; Alexander Thomson, wright 19 Oct. 1782 

„ George, Custom House officer in College Church p., and 
Margaret, Canongate p., d. to deceased Robert Wilson, 

farmer at Whitingan 26 Mar. 1775 

„ Johanna; Andrew Syme, shipmaster 30 June 1776 

Edington, Burnet; Robert Innes, flesher 22 Dec. 1791 

,, Elizabeth; John Syme, servant 16 Dec. 1759 

„ (ldington), George, wright, New Gray Friar's p., and Mary, 

same p., d. of Adam Lamb, couper in Aberlady 25 Feb. 1786 

„ George, wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

John Dickson, labourer in Aberlady 22 Aug. 1798 

,, James, factor at Mount Stewart, p. of Kingarth, and Miss 

Agatha Kirkland at Dalmahoy, now in Old Kirk p. 15 Dec. 1771 

„ James, barber, St. Cuthbert's p., and Katharine, New North p., 

d. of deceased Robert King, grieve at Hatton 25 May 1782 

„ Mathew, weaver in New Grayfriar's p., and Grizell, d. to deceast 

Wm. Kier, wright in Dysert, both in Lady Yester's p. 27 May 1759 
Edmond, Adam, wright in College Kirk p., and Violet, d. to Wm. 

Kinnear, tailor in Dalkeith, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 15 Jan. 1764 

„ Elizabeth; John Whitworth, matross 12 Mar. 1769 

„ James, tailor in College Kirk p., and Helen, d. to Wm. Murray, 

brewer in Faulkland, now in Tolbooth p. 6 Dec. 1761 

„ James, shoemaker, High Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

deceased Thomas Grieve, day labourer at Yair near Selkirk 

19 July 1787 
„ Janet; Alexander Frazer, servant 11 Nov. 1764 

„ John, timber merchant, St. Andrew p., and Helen, same p., d. 

of deceased William Ballantyne of Pitcully, county of Fife 

27 Jan. 1787 
„ Mary; Alexander Gardner 26 June 1757 

„ Richard, shipmaster, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased Shelih Shepherd, shipmaster in Liverpool 17 May 17S6 
Edmondson, Veronica; John Black, clerk 24 Feb. 1798 

Edmonston, Alexander, merchant in N. N. K. p., and Mary, d. to . . . 

Morrell, brickmaker in Kirkcaldy, now in N. W. p. 1 1 Aug. 1751 

„ Alexander, goldsmith, College Kirk p., and Margaret Lady 

Yester's p., d. of John Chrystal, slater 10 Oct. 1780 

„ Christian; John Jenkins, schoolmaster 6 Dec. 1767 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Mathie, dyer 17 June 1753 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; Alexander Millar, advocate 22 Apr. 1783 

,, George, cabinet maker in Kelso, now in Old Gray Frier's p., 

and Elizabeth, d. to William Cairns, farmer near Kelso 25 Aug. 1776 
,, Mr. James, writer in the Old Grayfreir's p., and Miss Bethia, d. 

of deceast Mr. James Gillon, advocate, now in the College 

Kirk p. 17 July 1757 

„ Janet; James Grieve 18 July 1762 

„ Jean; John Muir, clerk 16 Dec. 1784 

„ Jean; James Ay ton, weaver 13 Dec. 1787 

„ John, in Tron p., and Miss Frances, d. to deceast Adolphus 

Hay, writer, now in College Kirk p. 27 Dec. 1761 

,, John, wright, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of William 

Gray, labourer, p. of Ratho 7 July 1795 

,, John James, of Newtoun, and Miss Barbara, d. of deceased Sir 

Henry Seton, Bart., both in St. Andrew p. 18 Oct. 1796 

,, Katherine; Alexander Somerville, fanner 6 Oct. 1776 

„ Richard Hodgson, late Richd. Hodgson of Blackburn, county 

of Lancaster, High Kirk p., and Miss Anne, Old Gray 

Friar's p., d. of Willm. Norton of Acorn Bank 23 Aug. 1785 

„ Miss Rosina ; Charles Irvine 26 July 1794 

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Edmonston, Thomas, brewer's servant in New Grayfrier's p., and 
Janet, a servant in Dunfermline, d, to James Dewar, smith 
in p. of Markinch 7 Nov. 1773 

,, Thomas, merchant, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Isabella, same 

p., d. of Mr. John Howden, sadler 27 Mar. 1800 

Edmund, David, journeyman goldsmith, and Mary, d. to deceast Jas. 

Hillock, farmer in p. of Pittenweem, both in Tolbooth p. 9 Nov. 1766 
„ Samuel, shoemaker, and Katharine, both in Tron p., d. of 

deceased John Strachan, gentleman servant 26 Dec. 1796 

Edward, Alexander, smith and ferrier, College Kirk p., and 
Margaret, Tolbooth p., d. of deceased Win. M'Kenzie, 
shoemaker at Grantown, Banffshire 14 May 1793 

Ann; John Black, tailor 28 July 1754 

Elizabeth; Daniel Smith, ropemaker 6 Dec. 1761 

Henret; James Stevenson, sailor 20 Jan. 1771 

Henry, wright in Stirling p., and Susan, in Lady Yester's p., d. 

of deceased John Buchan, day labourer in St. Ninian's 12 Nov. 1791 
Janet; David Gibson, servant 2 Mar. 1766 

Jean; Blair Flight, clockmaker 26 Aug. 1790 

John, wright, Tron p., and Phillis, West Kirk p., d. of deceased 

Andrew Farquhar, marble cutter at the Abbay 11 Sept. 1778 

Mary; William Smith, baker 22 Sept. 1771 

Thomas, capmaker, and Marrion, d. to deceast Wm. Suttie, 

tailor in Holyroodhouse, both in Lady Yester's p. 20 Sept. 1 761 

„ Thomas, goldsmith, Tolbooth p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased John Purdie, tanner 21 May 1778 

Edwards, Ann; John Downie, blacksmith 10 Sept. 1784 

„ John, St. Andrew p., and Miss Annabella, same p., d. of 

deceased Andrew Ronaldson of Blairhall 28 Apr. 1789 

,, Katherine; James Marnoch, hosier 1 June 1777 

„ Richard, soldier in the Shropshire Millitia, Edinburgh Castle, 
and Mary, Tolbooth p., d. of John Wilson, staymaker in 
Cannongate , 8 Jan. 1799 

,, Capt. Sampson, of His Majestie-s ship Champion, and Miss 
Katharine, St. Andrew p , d. of deceased Mr. Stephen Kibble 
of New York, America 10 Dec. 1789 

„ The Rev. Thomas, and Miss Mary Ann, both in St. Andrew p., 

d. of deceased George Robertson, architect 10 May 1798 

,, Mr. William, son to Dr. Eation Edwards, doctor of physic in 
Watterford in the kingdom of Irland, and Miss Barbara, 
d. to deceast James Johnson, linnen manufactorer, both in 
New Kirk p. 1 Apr. 1770 

Ego, Angus, mason, Old Kirk p., and Ann, same p., d. of Alexander 

Coutts, farmer at Stoneraer 30 July 1784 

Eisdale (Aisdale), David, wright in p. of Dysert, and Ann, d. to 
deceast Wm. Brisbane, farmer in Campsie p., now in Old 
Grayfrier's p. 11 Sept. 1763 

„ Margaret ; Alexander Finlay, flaxdresser 6 Sept. 1787 

Eisilman, Alexander, glover, New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, 
same p., d. of Hugh Weir, farmers servant in p. of 
Colington 13 May 1786 

Elbeck, Archibald, seal engraver, Old Kirk p., and Ann, Tolbooth p., 

d. of Robert Hay, wright 23 Nov. 1795 

Elder, Adam, baker in St. Andrew p., and Helen, in same p., d. of 

Edward Hume, brewer in Potterrow 18 July 1791 

Anne; James Maxwell, tinplate worker 23 June 1780 

Anne; William Chalmers, joiner 10 Jan. 1787 

Anne; Hugh M'Kay, labourer 8 June 1790 

Anne; David Blair, printer 13 Dec. 1791 

Elizabeth; Alexander Mathison, weaver 21 Aug. 1800 

Euphemia; John Angus, baker 4 Oct. 1796 



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Elder, Henry, weaver in Drumseugh in West Kirk p., and Janet, d. to 

Alexander Robertson, mason in Potterrow, now in New 

North p. 12 Sept. 1756 

„ Hugh, journeyman tailor in Old Kirk p., and Elizth., d. to 

deceast Thos. Collingwood, ribbon weaver, now in said p. 11 Aug. 1765 
„ Isobel ; Alexander Macdonald, mason 6 Dec. 1772 

„ James, baker, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, same p., d. of James 

Archer, farmer, p. of Liff 8 Nov. 1779 

„ James, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Euphan, same p., d. of 

Andw. Dinsire, shoemaker 22 Dec. 1779 

„ James, shoemaker, Old Kirk p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased John Potter, quarier at Portsburgh 15 Mar. 1782 

„ James, sadler in St. Andrew p., and Miss Arrabela, in same p., d. 

of deceased Mr. James Wight of Ormiston, East Lothian 14 Sept. 1792 
„ James, master in His Majestie's Navy, Tolbooth p., and Miss 

Katharine, same p., d. of deceased James Gordon, tanner in 

Craigie 10 Oct. 1798 

„ JamesJ cabinet maker, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

William Carron, mariner in Alloa 6 Nov. 1800 

„ Janet; James Phillipe, servant 17 May 1780 

„ Janet; Andrew Brand, mariner 6 Dec. 1790 

„ Janet; Thomas Gowans, stockingmaker 26 Feb. 1793 

„ Janet; William Smith, porter 25 Dec. 1800 

,, Jean; William Muir, gardener 5 May 1771 

,, John, journeyman shoemaker in S. K. p., and Elizabeth, d. of 

deceased John Paterson, mason in Hamilton, now in 

N. N. K. p. 14 Oct. 1753 

„ John, journeyman tailor, and Christian, d. of deceased John 

Warden, shoemaker in Canongate, both in N. K. p. 12 Jan. 1755 

„ John, journeyman shoemaker in the Old Kirk p., and Janet, 

d. of deceast Alexr. Chizholm, mariner in Pittenweems, now 

in the New Kirk p. 26 Sept. 1756 

,, John, shoemaker in College Kirk p., and Helen Drumond, 

relict of Robt. Cupar, shoemaker in Tron p. 18 Apr. 1762 

„ John, weaver, and Elizth., Old Church p., d. to deceased Alexr. 

Gun, farmer in Caithness 3 Nov. 1776 

,, John, brewer's servant, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of deceased George Elder, porter 27 May 1780 

„ John, stationer and bookseller, New North p., and Elizabeth, 

Old Kirk p , d. of William Cleghorn, bookbinder 22 Sept. 1789 

„ John, merchant in High Kirk p., and Elizabeth, in St. Andrew 

p., d. of deceased James Millar, smith at Broughton 9 Feb. 1792 

,, Katherine ; Andrew Shillinglaw, mason 11 Feb. 1789 

„ Margaret; John Elder, brewer's servant 27 May 1780 

„ Margaret; Robert Milne, merchant 16 Oct. 1797 

„ Margaret: Thomas Crombie, weaver 29 Nov. 1798 

„ Miss Margaret Husband; John M'Ritchie, writer 7 Mar. 1799 

,, Peter, dyer in Dundee, and Sussanna, d. to John Milne, wright 

in Dundee, now in S. K. p. 5 Sept. 1756 

„ Robert, mason, son to Hugh Elder, farmer in p. of Carnwath, 

and Margt., d. to Andrew Forthingham, farmer in p. of 

Clackmanin, both in Old Kirk p. 9 Nov. 1766 

„ Susan; Alexander Reid, corporal 10 Oct. 1774 

„ Thomas, servant to Wm. Tennoch, brewer in S. W. p., and 

Janet, d. to Thos. Paterson, labouring man in p. of Mid- 

calder, now in S. S. W. p. 19 Nov. 1752 

,, Thomas, merchant in London, anc! Miss Emelia, d. to Paull 

Husband, merchant in New Kirk p. 4 Au g- 1765 

„ Thomas, farmer at West Calder, and Elizabeth, d. of James 

Blyth, farmer near Derby in England, both presently 

residing in Edinburgh 24 May 1772 



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Elder, William, farmer in Pittcoag, Perthshire, and Lillias, d. to 
deceased Peter Oliphant, farmer in Clarks Hill, p. of 
Forgandenny " Aug. 1776 

„ William, smith, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, New 

North p., d. of deceased John Cant, day labourer 27 Mar. 1780 

„ William, wright in New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of deceased Thomas Cook, staymaker in Perth 7 Jan. 1792 

„ William, merchant's clerk in Tolbooth p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of William Deas, silk dyer 17 Jan. 1793 

„ William, grocer, New Grayfriar's p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. 
of deceased William Melvile, gentleman's servant at Mug- 
drum, Fife 18 Jan. 1799 
Elgin and Kincardine, The Rt. Honble. Chas., Earl of, in Tron p., 
and Miss Martha, d. to deceast Mr. Thomas White, 
merchant in London 27 May 1759 
Elgin, James, journeyman baxter, and Elizabeth, d. to deceast 
David Yule, merchant in Pittenweem, now both in Tron p. 

16 Feb. 1766 
„ Peter, gentleman's servant, and Grace, servant, both in the 
New Extended Royalty, d. to Gabriel Campbell, groom to 
Capt. Belshes, younger of Invermay 21 Aug. 1774 

„ The Right Honble. Thomas, Earl of, St. Andrew p., and Miss 
Mary, same p., d. of William Hamilton Nisbet of Belhaven 
and Uirleton 2 Mar. 1799 

Eliphan, Elizabeth ; W'illiam Walker, sailor 9 Aug. 1767 

Elliot, Miss Agnes ; Sir David Carnegie, Bart. 23 Apr. 1783 

„ Miss Ann ; Charles Congalton of Congalton 10 Oct. 1762 

„ Anne; George Amos, wright 29 Feb. 1788 

„ Ann; James Elliot, servant 5 Dec. 1795 

„ Barbara; William Vert, smith 24 Mar. 1765 

„ Cecil; Robert Barclay, founder 27 Feb. 1763 

„ Charles, bookseller, New Kirk p., and Miss Christian, p. of St. 

Giles, d. of deceased Mr. Willm. Sands, bookseller 5 Sept. 1780 

,, Mr. Cornelius, writer in New North p., and Miss Margt., d. to 

deceast James Rannie, wine merchant in South Leith 4 Aug. 1765 

,, Cornelius, bookseller, Old Gray Friar's p., and Matilda, same 

p., d. of John Saifloy, clockmaker in Lanark 16 Mar. 1790 

,, David, mason, N. Gray Fry.'s p., and Janet, in same p., d. to 

James Madderston, deceased, farmer in p. of Lauder 10 Dec. 1775 

,, Miss Eleanora Elizabeth; Robert Anderson, merchant 18 June 1794 

,, Miss Elizabeth; John Noble, student 14 Dec. 1789 

„ Miss Hyndford; John Carmichael of Skirling 14 Oct. 1799 

„ James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Hamilton, same 

p., d. of deceased George Christie, cabinetmaker in Perth 13 June 1788 
,, James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., 

d. of deceased George Elliot, gardener at Dean 5 Dec. 1795 

„ James, weaver, and Margaret, both in St. Andrew p., d. 

of James Liddle, labourer at Watthame by Dalkeith 1 Jan. 1798 

„ James, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Caroline, same p., 

youngest d. of late Walter Hunter of Polmood 16 Sept. 1799 

„ James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same" 

p., d. of James Liddle, labourer in p. of Newbattle 19 May 1800 

,, Miss Jean; Captain Henry Balfour 4 Aug. 1765 

,, John, gardener in N. E. p., and Martha, d. to Alexander Cleg- 
horn, smith in the Dean in West Kirk p., now in N. N. K. 
p. 19 Oct. 1755 

,, John, jun., of Borthwick Brae, and Miss Margt., d. to Alexr. 

Murray of Crinkaltie 17 June 1753 

„ John, shoemaker in Cross Causey in West Kirk p., and Ann 

Liddell, milliner in College Kirk p. 6 Jan. 1760 



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Elliot, John, of Borthwickbrae, in p. of Roberton, and Miss Margt., d. 

of deceast Walter Laing of New Wark, now in Tolbooth p. 26 Feb. 1764 
„ John, merchant, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Jean, same p., d. 

of deceased George Gall, writer 19 May 1796 

„ Joseph, painter in Old Church p., and Janet, College Church p., 

natural d. to Sir John Halket Wedderburn, Bart. 11 June 1775 

„ Margaret; William Keyden, student 5 Sept. 1762 

„ Mrs. Margaret; Ihomas Rutherford 16 Dec. 1764 

,, Margaret; John Tulloch 14 July 1771 

„ Miss Margaret; David Simpson of Know 28 Apr. 1791 

„ Mary; John Manning, poulterer 3 Dec. 1782 

„ Mary; Richard Walford, servant 19 Sept. 1783 

„ Miss Mary; Peter Ferick, M.D. 27 Apr. 1786 

,, Mary; Robert Fraser, flaxdresser 12 Mar. 1787 

„ Dr. Thomas, phisician in N. N. K. p., and Miss Helen, d. of de- 
ceased Sir John Elphingston of Logie,nowinSouth Leith p. 21 Apr. 1751 
,, Thomas, sadler in Lady Yester's p., and Marion, d. of deceast 

Jas. Gray, brewar in Dalkeith, now in Portsburgh 15 May 1763 

„ William, bookbinder in New Kirk p., and Janet, d. of James 

Clerk, weaver in New North p. 12 Aug. 1770 

„ William, bookbinder in New North p., and Janet Clerk 5 May 1771 

„ William, merchant in Glasgow, and Miss Joan, College Kirk 

p., d. of deceased John Fittes, merchant 24 Feb. 1780 

„ William, flesher, New Kirk p., and Helen, College Kirk p., d. of 

deceased Thos. Home, day labourer 10 Mar. 1780 

„ William, St. Giles' p., and Mrs. Martha Stoddart, Tron Kirk 
p., relict of the Rev. Mr. Andrew Walker, minister of the 
Gospel at Canoby 18 Oct. 1783 

„ William, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Mary, same p., 
d. of deceased John Dun, shepherd at Dodhead, county of 
Roxburgh 25 Nov. 1789 

„ William, eldest son of Sir Francis Elliot of Stobbs, Bart., in 
High Kirk p , and Miss Mary in Old Gray Friar's p., 
youngest d. of John Russell, W.S. 7 Apr. 1790 

,, William, mason in St. Andrew p., and Elizabeth, in same p., d. 

of Andrew Gray, tide waiter at Dysart 25 Feb. 1791 

Ellis, Charlotte; William Lugton, painter 30 Dec. 1786 

,, Elizabeth; George Christie, shoemaker 20 Nov. 1757 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Maxwell, wright 31 Dec. 1758 

„ Elizabeth; John Wilkie, mason 14 Feb. 1773 

„ Elizabeth ; John Monro, city guard 19 Nov. 1783 

„ Euphemia; James M'Gregor, surgeon 1 July 1799 

„ (Alice), Mr. James, minister of the Gospel at Paislie, and Miss 

Joanna, d. to John Cleland, merchant in Tolbooth p. 27 Nov. 1757 

„ Margaret; Daniel M'Bain, tailor 10 June 1753 

„ William, writer in High Kirk p., and Miss Helen, in St. Cuth- 
bert's p., eldest d. of deceased Mr. Adam Gib, minister of 
the Associate Congregation 2 Sept. 1791 

Elmslie, John, gardener in Lady Yester's p., and Marion, same p., d. 

of Matthew Williamson, farmer at Orbiston, p. of Bothwell 16 May 1792 
„ (Amslie), Thomas, late of Quebec, in St. Andrew p., and Miss 
Elizabeth, same p., d. of deceased James Williamson of 
Cardrona 9 Dec. 1790 

„ see also Emslie. 
Elphingston, Charles, journeyman mason in Old Kirk p., and Helen, 
d. to deceast Dougall Guthrie, land labourer in Liberton p., 
now in Tolbooth p. 19 June 1768 

„ Miss Clementina; Capt. James Drummond 30 Mar. 1785 

„ Eleanora; William Adams of Woodston 4 May 1777 

„ George, marriner, Old Grayfriar's p., and Grissel, same p. d. of 

deceased John Learmonth, weaver in Haddington 5 Dec. 1783 



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Elphingston, George Keith, captain of the Royal Navy, Old Grey 
Frier's p., and Miss Jane, same p., d. of William Mercer of 
Aldie 29 Mar. 1787 

„ Miss Helen; Dr. Thomas Elliot 21 Apr. 175 1 

,, Janet; John Nisbet, hairdresser 20 Dec. 1790 

„ Miss Jean; John Mackenzie, yr. of Applecross 15 Oct. 1787 

„ John, servant to Mr. Chambre Lewis, collector of the Custom 
House at Leith, now in South Leith p., and Margaret, d. to 
deceast John Fairlie, farmer in Liberton p., now in the 
College Kirk p. 11 Dec. 1757 

„ Robert Dalrymple Horn, of Horn and Logie, and Miss Graham, 
both in St. Andrew p., d. of Lieut. -Coll. David Hepburn of 
Keith 21 May 1800 

„ The Honble. Captain William, of the East India Company, in 
the New Kirk p., and Miss Elizabeth, d. to William Fullerton 
of Carstairs 19 June 1774 

,, William, mason, and Ann, both in St. Andrew p., d. of deceased 

James Balfour, ship master in Kinghorn 21 Nov. 1798 

Eman, Mary; David Gilchrist, wright 30 May 1773 

Ember, John, lapidarie, and Isobel, d. to Robert Dougall, gardener 

at Dumblane, both jn Old Grayfriar's p. 13 Mar. 1763 

Emmerson, Margaret; John Anderson, servant 5 May 1789 

Emmerston, James, gentleman's servant, College Kirk p., and Jean, 
Old Gray Friar's p., d. of John Groves, shoemaker in Kil- 
conquhar 24 Jan. 1789 

Emslie, Francis, writer, Tron p., and Elizabeth, Tolbooth p., d. of 

deceased Peter Wills, farmer in p. of North Berwick 27 Feb. 1787 

„ John, writer, and Janet, d. to John Donaldson, weaver in Alloa, 

both in New North p. 26 May 177 1 

,, see also Elmslie. 
Enderwick, Isobel; William Wardrop, merchant 21 Jan. 1753 

Engles, see Inglis. 

English, Miss Margaret; William Caddell, potter 3 Feb. 1760 

,, Mariane; Alexander Dickie, watchmaker 8 Dec. 1776 

Enslie, Miss Jean; Charles Innes, merchant 19 Apr. 1767 

Errol, Jean ; George Christie, tailor 12 Oct. 1791 

Ershman, Laurence, gentleman's servant, and Ann, d. to deceast 

James Adams, tailor in Orkneys, both in Tron p. 24 Nov. 1765 

Erskine, Alexander, white iron smith, and Katharine, d. to George 

Chrystie, shoemaker burges, both in Old Grayfriar's p. 3 June 1759 
„ Alexander, wright in Lady Yester's p., and Ann., d. to deceast 
Jas. Saunders, farmer at Innerkeithing, now in College 
Kirk p. 19 Apr. 1761 

,, Ann ; Mr. Charles Bertram, preacher 19 May 175 1 

,, Ann; Andrew Murray, barber 28 Dec. 1760 

,, Charles, of Alva, Lord Justice Clerk, and Mrs. Elizabeth Hair- 
stanes, relict of Dr. William Maxwell of Preston, now both 
in N. K. p. 26 Aug. 1753 

,, Captain Charles, in General Anstruther's regiment, and Mrs. 
Anne Graeme, relict of Major Henry Graeme, now both in 
N. N. K. p. 21 Dec. 1755 

„ David, teacher of philosophy in New Kirk p., and Margaret, d. 
to Andrew Skene, weaver in Potterrow, now in Lady 
Yester's p. 16 Sept. 1759 

,, David, W.S., New Gray Friar's p., and Miss Anne, d. of William 

Graham of Airth 27 Apr. 1781 

„ Lady Elizabeth ; Rt. Hon. Alexander Colville of Culross 25 Sept. 1768 

„ Sir Hary, Baronet, in Old Kirk p., and Miss Jenny, d to 

deceast Mr. Peter Wedderburn, one of the Senators of the 

College of Justice, now in Tron p. 19 Apr. 1761 

„ Isobel; James Winter, coach wright 20 May 1770 



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Erskine, Rt. Hon. Isabella; Hon. John Cunningham 5 Apr. 1785 

., Isobel; Charles Black, blacksmith 14 Jan. 1788 

„ James, in Tron p., and Lady Christian Bruce, d. of deceast 
The Honble. Wm., Earl of Kincardine, now in College 
Kirk p. 25 Apr. 1762 

,, The Honble. James, of Barjarg, one of the Senators of the 
College of Justice, in the Old Grayfriar's p., and Dame 
Jean Stirling, relict of Sir James Stirling of Glorat, now in 
Tron p. 26 Jan. 1772 

,, James Floyer, captain of the Scotch Brigades, and Miss Susan, 

both in St. Andrew p., d. of Charles Sharpe of Hoddam 10 Nov. 1796 
„ John, gentleman's servant, Tron p., and Christian, same p., d. 

of deceased Andrew Pickman, gardener at Quarryholes 16 Dec. 1794 
,, Miss Katherine; Gilbert Lawrie, H.M. apothecary 7 Nov. 1762 

„ Katherine; Alexander Taylor, wright 9 June 1765 

,, Miss Magdalen; Mr. James Fraser 11 Feb. 1770 

„ Miss Margaret; Archibald Stirling of Cadder 17 Feb. 1751 

„ Margaret; James Spence, gardener 17 June 1796 

„ Marion; Thomas Buist, cooper 26 Jan. 1798 

„ Miss Mary; Major Henry Knight 9 Mar. 1779 

,, Mary; William Allan, gardener 22 Oct. 1792 

„ Miss Mary Anne; Archibald Campbell of Clathick 17 Sept. 1796 

,, Methven, St. Giles' p., and Joanna, same p., d. of deceased 

. . . Gordon of Ardoch 9 July 1781 

,, William, of Kinnidier, advocate, St. Andrew p., and Miss 
Euphemia, same p., d. of John Robertson, professor of 
Natural Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh 13 Sept. 1800 

Ervllis, Andrew, one of the town officers in Edinburgh, in Old Gray- 
freir's p., and Anne M'Donald, relict of John Fraser, officer 
' in Cannongate, now in Old Kirk p. 10 Feb. 1771 

Espline, Christian; Alexander Dallas, silk dyer 23 Jan. 1763 

,, Christian; Simon Cossier, painter 13 Sept. 1787 

„ Miss Helen; William Cunningham, jeweller 19 Apr. 1772 

„ Janet; John Forbes, merchant 1 Sept. 1 781 

„ Janet; James Cairncross, slater 25 Oct. 1782 

„ Miss Jean; Thomas Dallas, apothecary 23 Sept. 1753 

„ Margaret; Daniel M'Cercher, Excise officer 25 Jan. 1767 

„ Mary; Simon Lawrence, merchant 19 May 1751 

„ Miss Mary; John Brown, portrait painter 2 Feb. 1786 

„ Michael, journeyman shoemaker in College Kirk p., and Jean, 

d. of deceast Robt. Watson, merchant in New North p. 12 Feb. 1769 
„ William, currier in Portsburgh in West Kirk p., and Marjory, 
shopkeeper, and d. to deceast James Hunter, deacon of 
shoemakers, now in College Kirk p. 9 Dec. 1759 

Essex, John, journeyman shoemaker in the College Kirk p., and 
Isobell, in said p., d. of James Forrest, labouring man at 
Wardie 26 Sept. 1773 

Esther, Margaret; James Sinclair, watchmaker 16 Oct. 1800 

Evans, Alexr., master in the Royal Navy, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of deceased James Stewart, indweller in Appin 16 June 1784 
„ Edward, soldier in the Shropshire Millitia, Edinburgh Castle, 
and Jean, New North p., d. of Geo. Caldwells, fisherman, 
Port Glasgow 19 Nov. 1798 

,, John, printer, Tolbooth p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of de- 
ceased Thomas Nichols, miner in Wales 17 Aug. 1796 
,, Rebecca; John Reid, vintner 10 June 1779 
,, Thomas, mariner in Old p., and Janet, same p., d. of deceased 

James Hamilton, farmer at Dirleton 9 Feb. 1793 

Ewan, James, messinger in the General Post Office, Old Grayfriar's 
p., and Euphan, West Kirk p., d. of deceased William 
Black, farmer at Duddingston 4 Jan. 1779 



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Ewan, Jane; James Currie, smith 12 Feb. 1788 

„ Robert, gardener, Lady Yester's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 
Archibald Douglas, day labourer at Cavers, near Hawick 

29 Dec. 1787 
Ewart, Alison; James Cuthbert, shoemaker 26 May 1785 

„ Barbara; Alexander Ewen, merchant 19 Oct. 1755 

,, Christian; David Kay, mariner 24 Nov. 1785 

„ David, one of the clerks of Chancery, College Kirk p., and 
Miss Janet, in Lady Yester's p., only d. of Mr. Thomas Fell, 
merchant 10 Nov. 1790 

,, Helen; Edward Sawers, carter 18 June 1784 

„ Helen; John M'Farlane, servant 22 Dec. 1786 

„ Janet; John Peat, writer 20 Nov. 1768 

„ Jean; John Dickson, weaver 6 Nov. 1763 

,, Margaret; Charles Robertson, porter 21 Dec. 1786 

„ Mary; James Smith, breechesmaker 10 July 1768 

„ Peter, and Elizth. Callender 29 July 1764 

,, Thomas, carter, and Elisabeth Lockhart, relict of John Camp- 
bell, horsehirer, both in S. W. p. 29 Aug. 1756 
Ewen, Alexander, merchant in S. S. W. p., and Barbara, d. to Luke 
Ewart, farmer in p. of Anne Craft, county of Durham, now 
in the Potterraw in West Kirk p. «I9 Oct. 1755 
„ Henry, gardener in Tolbooth p., and Anne, same p., d. of de- 
ceased John Scott, day labourer at Eilly, Fifeshire 19 Nov. 1791 
,, Janet; James Orr, wright 27 Mar. 1768 
„ Jean; Daniel M'Queen, workman 1 May 1768 
Ewing, Agnes; Edward Inglis, druggist 21 Nov. 1756 
,, Alexander, teacher of mathematicks, New Church p., and 
Isobel Gray, Old Gray Fryer's p., widow of Mr. John 
Hare, schoolmaster at Leswade 23 Apr. 1775 
„ Christian; Neil Berry, soldier 28 Dec. 1798 
,, David, baker in New Gray Friar's p., and Sarah, in Tron p., 

d. of David Auld, flesher in Inverkeithing 25 Jan. 1792 

,, Jacobina; Rev. Alexander Bayne 15 June 1780 

,, Janet; John Low, innkeeper 28 Oct. 1770 

,, Jean; John M'Farlane, labourer 19 Jan. 1772 

„ Jean; Andrew M'Pherson, mason • 24 June 1791 

„ John, chais driver, College Church p., and Jean, New Gray 
Frier's p , d. of William M'Kay, day labourer, New Gray 
Friar's p. 8 Dec. 1776 

„ John, gentleman's servant, New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, 
St. Andrew p., d. of deceased Thomas Douglas, grieve at 
Liddington, near Haddington 26 May 1787 

,, Margaret; William Richardson, lint dresser 11 Nov. 1759 

,, William, indweller, New Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same p., 

d. of deceased John Prentice, farmer at Corsterphine 1 Nov. 1787 

,, William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Jean, same 

p., d. of William Scott, gardener, p. of St. Cuthbert's 5 Oct. 1799 

Eyre, James, present treasurer of the city of Edinburgh, Old Gray 
Friar's p., and Miss Margaret, same p., d. of John Spottis- 
wood of Spottiswood 20 Oct. 1785 

Faichney, Alexander, residenter in New North p., and Isobel, same 

p., d. of John Downie, farmer at Airth 4 Aug. 1795 

„ Miss Emelia; John Aitken, writer 2 Apr. 1796 

„ Miss Molly; James Falconer, surgeon 27 Sept. 1772 

„ Thomas, merchant in Old Kirk p., and Elizth., d. of deceast 
John M'Duff, farmer in p. of Forfar, now in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 9 Oct. 1768 
„ Thomas, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann Smith, same 

p., relict of deceased Malcolm Blew, musician 17 Oct. 1796 



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Fainer, William, vvright, Tolbooth p., and Jean, St. Andrew p., d. of 

deceased Robert Smith, day labourer at Edmonstone 5 Dec. 1788 

Fair, David, journeyman tailor in College Kirk p., and Jean, in said 

p., d. of Robert Wertue, farmer at Ayemouth 23 Oct. 1774 

„ James, cook in N. W. p., and Jean, d. to deceased James Hog, 

miller at Nisbet Miln, now in S. S. W p. 29 Dec. 1754 

„ Jean; John Henderson, servant 18 Nov. 1753 

„ John, servant to Mrs. Old, stabler in S. W. p., and Janet, d. of 
deceased John Norrie, smith at Causewayside in the West 
Kirk p., now in S. W. p. 25 Mar. 1753 

„ John, writer, and Helen, d. to deceast Walter Millar, tenant in 

p. of Kennoway, both in New Kirk p. 3 June 1764 

,, John, gentleman's servant, and Mary, d. of George Tod, 
labourer in Mornington in Berwickshire, both in Old Gray- 
friar's p. 20 Sept. 1772 
„ Thomas, labourer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Ann, New Gray- 
friar's p., d. of John Crichton, baker in Dundee 1 Apr. 1796 
Fairbairn, Adam, clerk, Old Grayfriar's p., and Rachel, same p., 

d. of Archd. M'Gauld, now in the Army 28 June 1794 

Alexander, smith in Old Grayfreir's p., and Christian Lindsay, 

relict of Alexander Millar, printer in New Kirk p. 23 July 1758 

Alexander, smith, and Barbara, d. of deceast James Neilson, 

smith in South Leith p., both in New Grayfreir's p. 20 May 1770 

David, chair master in High Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., 
d. of John Currie, shoemaker in Atholstonfoord, county of 
Haddington 13 Mar. 1792 

David, cook, High Church p., and Helen, St. Andrew p., d. of 

William Steedman, distiller's servant at Kilbegie 25 Aug. 1795 

Elizabeth; Thomas Kitchen, labourer 25 Mar. 1784 

Elspeth ; Adam Dick, servant 13 Jan. 1792 

George, baxter, burges in Tolbooth p., and Marion, d. to Alex- 
ander Ramsay, dyer in Haddington, now in Old Grayfreir's p. 22 Oct. 1769 
Henrietta; Patrick Drummond 23 Apr. 1769 

Isabella; James Johnstone, merchant 29 May 1768 

James, shoemaker, and Helen, d. to Andrew Dodds, smith 

in Selkrig, both in Tron p. 15 Oct. 1769 

James, clerk, Tron p., and Janet, same p., d. of Andrew 

M'Intosh, starch maker 2 Jan. 1800 

Janet; James Thin, wright 18 Feb. 1770 

Janet; James Pringle, farmer 26 Jan. J 779 

John, bookbinder, and Katharine, d. to George Barklay, farmer 

in p. of Carnock, both in Tolbooth p. 28 June 1761 

John, wine merchant, and Miss Mary, New Kirk p., d. of 

deceased John Scott of Sinton 13 Apr. 1780 

John, merchant, Tolbooth p., and Katharine Alexander, Old 

Kirk p., relict of James Parlane, merchant 23 July 1789 

Katherine ; John Macintyre, mariner 12 Aug. 1770 

Robert, smith, High Church p., and Janet, New North p., d. of 

Francis M'Kenzie, hairdresser in Jedburgh 12 Nov. 1798 

Miss Susanna ; James Fergus, writer 7 Feb. 1768 

(Freebairn), Thomas, joiner, 17 Nov. 1787 

„ William, journeyman wright, in Old Gray Friar's p., and 
Elizabeth, same p., d. to deceased Alexr. Davidson, gentle- 
man's gardener 10 Mar. 1776 
Fairess, Barbara ; John Young, smith 1 Mar. 1792 
Fairfoul (Fairfoall), Archibald, mason, Tron p., and Helen, in Lady 

Yester's p., d. of Patrick Tullas, farmer at Leslie, Fifeshire 18 Jan. 1793 
„ • David, weaver, St. Andrew p., and Isobel, same p., d. of James 

M'Gregor, dyer in Anstruther Easter 3 Dec. 1787 

,, George, baker in New Kirk p., and Lillias, same p., d. of 

deceast James Dewar, farmer in p. of Moneymeal 5 June 1781 



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Fairfoul, Jean ; John Sibbald of Abden 9 July 1782 

„ John, weaver in Auchtermuchty, aud Elizabeth, in College Kirk 

p., d. of deceased John Gelly, merchant in Cromarty 30 Oct. 1774 

Fairgrieve, Agnes; Francis Lawson, servant 11 Jan. 1799 

,, Henry, journeyman tailor, and Isobell, d. to John Grant, 

journeyman weaver, both in N. N. K. p. - 10 May 1752 

„ Janet ; William M'Millan, wright 25 Oct. 1761 

„ John, mason in Lady Yester's p., and Ann, d. to David Smith, 

labouring man in p. of Dalmeny, now in Tron p. 14 June 1772 

„ Marion ; John Martin, smith 11 Dec. 1774 

Fairholm, Christian ; William Stephen, servant 2 Dec. 1794 

„ Isobel; William Coverlie, wigmaker 4 Feb. 1759 

„ Jean ; James Miln, tobacconist 17 Aug. 1766 

„ William, merchant, Tolbooth p., and Miss Elizabeth Crompton, 

Old Kirk p., d. of deceased James Pringle of Bowland 15 Oct. 1780 
Fairlie, Alison ; John Turner, labourer 31 May 1790 

„ Catherine ; George Leichman 23 Apr. 1794 

„ Helen ; James Muir, servant 13 May 1753 

„ Jean ; Charles Wilson, merchant's clerk 21 Oct. 1764 

„ Lindsay, workman in Old Grayfrier's p., and Janet, d. to 

deceast John Crawford, farmer at Dalkeith 4 Aug. 1765 

„ Margaret ; John Elphinstone, servant 11 Dec. 1757 

„ May ; Alexander Horsburgh, tailor 24 Oct. 1788 

,, Patrick, late deacon of the weavers, and Katharine, d. to Wm. 

Dow, messenger to Board of Customs, in Tron p. 27 Jan. 1760 

„ Robert, clerk to John Sharp, stabler in Pleasant, in West Kirk 

p., now in S. W. p., and Isobell Hopekirk, servitor to Wm. 

Mein, merchant in N. N. K. p. 2 June 175 1 

„ Robert, waiter in Walker's Hotel, St. Andrew p., and Rabina, 

same p., d. of deceased Thos. Walker, residenter at 

Prestonpans 28 Sept. 1796 

„ Thomas, merchant at Blackburn, p. of Livingston, and Elizth., 

d. of deceast Wm. Stenhouse, mariner in Burntisland, now 

in Old Grayfriar's p. 15 Nov. 1761 

„ William, indweller in College Kirk p., and Janet, d. to John 

Forrester, farmer in p. of Drumond, now in Lady Yester's p., 

22 Feb. 1 761 
Fairley, Agnes ; Peter Charleton, labourer 6 Oct. 1798 

,, Alexander, journeyman wright in Canongate p., and Alison, in 

New Church p., d. of ... . Malcom, labourer at 

Dalkeith 8 Nov. 1772 

„ Alexander, carter, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

James M'Awll, labourer in Mid Calder 4 Feb. 1799 

,, Elizabeth ; James Clark of Sweethope 17 June 1783 

„ George, mariner, New North p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

Selvister Stewart, weaver in Dunbar 15 Nov. 1784 

„ Henry, of the Island of Antigua, and Miss Cullen, d. of ... . 

Cullen of Parkhead, p of St. Giles', married by Mr. 

Fitzsimons, English Chapel 28 Oct. 1777 

„ Lindsay, porter, New Grayfriar's p., and Katherine, same p., 

d. of deceased Henry Greig, day labourer at Dysart 19 May 1779 

„ Patrick, weaver in N. K. p., and Margt, d. to Charles Sherrif, 

merchant in South Leith, now in N. E. p. 1 Mar. 1752 

„ Patrick, present deacon of the weavers in N. K. p., and 

Christian, d. of deceased Andrew Balfour, merchant in 

Thurso, now in N. W. p. 29 July 1753 

„ Patrick, linnen manufacturer, St. Giles' p., and Miss Margaret, 

New Kirk p., d. of deceast John Lendrum, farmer at Cruden 

12 Apr. 1 78 1 
„ Thomas, day labourer, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, d. of James 

Bowman, farmer, p. of Gogar 26 Nov. 1777 



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Fairington, Margaret ; Robert Leitch, smith 10 June 1793 

Fairnie, Agnes ; George Pettie, labourer 11 Mar. 1796 

,, James, dyer, New Grayfriar's p., and Margt., Old Grayfriar'.s p., 

d. of deceased Jo. M'Diarmid, farmer 27 Sept. 1780 

„ Janet; William Stronach, joiner 4 Apr. 1795 

,, Mary ; Thomas Manners, tobacco spinner 14 Sept. 1791 

Fairrer, Jean ; John M'Conochie, porter 7 Apr. 1765 

Fairries, Andrew, joiner in St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased John Couper, mason in Potterrow 1 Mar. 1793 

Fairweather, Elizabeth ; John Kinnear, wright 22 Mar. 1767 

„ Helen ; Alexander Bower, weaver 14 Aug. 1787 

Fairy, Katherine ; Samuel Leek, corporal 1 Apr. 1790 

Falconbridge, Samuel, soldier in the 56th regiment, Castle of Edin- 
burgh, and Mary, Old Kirk p., d. of deceased Isaac Brown, 
soldier in 25th regiment 21 Sept. 1786 

Falconer, Alexander, in South Leith p., and Ann, d. toThos. Harper, 

tailor in Prestonpans, now in N. W. p. 6 Jan. 1754 

„ Alexander, merchant's clerk in Old Kirk p., and Mary, d. to 
deceast George White, gentleman's servant, now in 
Tolbooth p. 14 Feb. 1768 

.„ Alexander, coach wright, College Kirk p., and Margaret, Tol- 
booth p., d. of deceased Murdoch M'Kenzie, tailor in 
Fortrose 19 Apr. 1784 

„ Alexander, musician, College Kirk p., and Ann, same p., d. of 
Duncan M'Donald, day labourer, p. of Logan, Inverness- 
shire 14 Aug. 1784 
,, Andrew, hairdresser, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, College 
Kirk p., d. of deceased William Sinclair, farmer at 
Caithness 24 Sept; 1794 
„ Ann ; Benjamin Lin 21 May 1783 
„ Ann ; John Thomson, mason 27 Apr. 1793 
„ Betty ; John Murray, wright 4 Sept. 1774 
,, Miss Catherine ; John Mackenzie of Allangrange 21 Mar. 1781 
,, David, baker, Old Grayfryer's p., and Ann, d. of deceased Alex- 
ander Nicolson, blacksmith in Path Head or Loan Head 29 Dec. 1776 
,, David, clerk to the Weighhouse, Old Gray Friar's p., and Jean, 
p. of Auchterderran, Fife, d. of deceased John Low, farmer 
in Wells Green, county of Fife 1 Nov. 1782 
„ David, smith, Lady Yester's p., and Elspeth, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexr. Duncan, day labourer at Gilmerton 19 Dec. 1783 

„ David, mason in Tron p., and Anne, same p., d. of deceased 

Neil Stewart, farmer in Caithness 30 Nov. 1791 

„ Esther ; Ebenezer Keay, printer 8 May 1784 

„ Elizabeth ; Alexander Goave, staymaker 26 May 1752 

„ Emelia ; Thomas Gairdener, printer 2 Oct. 1798 

„ Euphan ; Thomas Wallace, shoemaker ' 10 Feb. 1765 

,, Euphan; James Morton, mariner 11 Sept. 1768 

„ Euphan ; Charles Leslie, wright 1 Nov. 1772 

„ Euphan ; Alexander Maitland, smith 27 Oct. 1776 

„ Everard, hatter, Tron p., and Helen, High Kirk p., d. of Hugh 

Phillip, miln wright in the Water of Leith 24 Nov. 1789 

„ Hugh, gentleman's servant in West Kirk p., and Martha, in 

Tron p., d. of deceast James Reid, labourer at Niddry 1 Jan. 1775 

„ Isobel ; Peter Wardlaw, wright 2 July 1800 

„ James, surgeon in Errol in the Carse of Gowrie, and Miss 
Molly, d. to deceast Bailie Faichney, merchant in Perth, 
both in New Grayfrier's p. 27 Sept. 1772 

„ James, gentleman's servant, Old Church p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of Robert Thorn, officer of Excise 16 Mar. 1777 

„ James, skinner, Old Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, Old Kirk 

p., d. of deceased John Lothian, day labourer, Kirk Newton 27 Dec. 1785 



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Falconer, Janet ; William Forsyth, mason 18 Feb. 1759 

„ Janet ; James Turner, carter 18 June 1799 

„ Jean ; Alexander Simpson, tailor 12 Apr. 1772 

„ Jean ; William Hosack, tailor 5 Oct. 1793 

,, Margaret; Robert Williamson 10 Dec. 1758 

„ Margaret ; James Dick, mason 20 Dec. 1761 

„ Miss Mary ; James Colquhoun, yr. of Luss 1 1 July 1773 

„ Peter, painter, and Jean, d. to John Sime, indweller in 

Kirkaldie, both in Lady Yester's p. 23 Apr. 1769 

,, Peter, day labourer in Lady Yester's p., and Janet Rait, same 

p., relict of James Bosley, mariner at Shields 6 Sept. 1790 

„ Peter, spirit dealer, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann, St. Andrew 

p., d. of Alexr. Duncan at Kennoway, Fife 22 Sept. 1796 

,, Robert, gentleman's servant, and Anne, d. of deceast Geo. 

Bartram, labouring man in Haddington p., now in Old Grey- 

freir's p. 8 Nov. 1767 

„ Robert, skinner, Lady Yester's p., and Jennet, d. of deceased 

John Guild, smith and ferrier, Musselburgh 12 Jan. 1778 

,, Robert, soldier in the 73rd regiment, Old Grayfriar's p., and 

Marion, same p., d. of decease ' Geo. Hyndman, stabler in 

Glasgow 27 May 1796 

,, Sarah ; John Ross, chairbearer 1 Apr. 1764 

„ Sarah ; George Wilson, wright 2 Sept. 1786 

,, Thomas, merchant in Lady Yester's p., and Margt., d. to 

deceast James Greig, farmer in p. of Brechin, now in Tron p. 

2 Mar. 1766 
„ Thomas, merchant, and Margaret, d. to Thomas Leslie, smith, 

both in Lady Yester's p. 27 May 1770 

,, William, brewar's servant, and Katharine, d. to deceast Robert 

Lees, brewar's servant, both in Lady Yester's p. 6 Sept. 1761 

„ William, masson in Tron p., and Hanah, d. to deceast George 

Farquhare, wright in p. of Cockpen, now in Lasswade p. 16 June 1771 
Falhouse, Miss Janet; John Harkness 6 Feb. 1790 

Fall, Miss Margaret; Simon Fraser, advocate 17 Jan. 1778 

„ Robert, merchant in Dunbar, and Miss Janet, d. of John Stephen, 

merchant, now in S. K. p. 30 May 1756 

Falside, Isobell; George Wight, merchant 6 Apr. 1755 

Falsyde, Isobell; Alexander Wood, waiter 24 Apr. 1757 

Farmer, Ann ; John Aird, shoemaker 18 Nov. 1794 

„ Mary; Robert Greive, bookbinder 3 July 1795 

Farquhar, Agnes; William M'Kay 15 June 1755 

„ Miss Anne; Rev. James Connell 1 June 1755 

„ Miss Elizabeth; John Muir, writer 8 June 1755 

,, Elizabeth; James Ramsay, chaise driver 17 May 1798 

„ Miss Eupham; David Hutcheson, writer 12 Sept. 1751 

,, Hannah ; William Falconer, mason 16 June 1771 

,, Henry, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Jean Sutherland, 

College Kirk p., relict of Robt. Sinclair, soldier in 57th 

Regiment 24 Dec. 1795 

„ Isabella; Archibald Milne, mason 20 July 1777 

„ Miss Isobella; Lieut. Humphrey Grahame 20 Mar. 1788 

„ James, journeyman wright, and Jean, d. of deceased Charles 

Menzies, indweller, both in S. S. E. p. 19 Jan. 1752 

„ Katherine; John Cockburn, teacher 15 Dec. 1765 

„ Katherine; Thomas Clerk, merchant 17 July 1768 

„ Miss Margaret; William Sinclair, accountant 16 Mar. 1784 

„ Mary; Arthur Ogilvie, sawyer 15 Feb. 1767 

„ Matty ; Campbell Diniven, shoemaker 4 June 1775 

„ Phillis; John Edward, wright 11 Sept. 1778 

„ William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of William Lemon, glazier in Haddington 7 Jan. 1786 



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Farquhar, William, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Mar- 
garet, same p., d. of deceased James Steedman, gentleman's 
servant at Saughtonhall 10 Dec. 

„ William, mariner, and Margaret, both in College Kirk p., d. of 

deceased Andrew Irvine, farmer in Shetland 12 Apr. 

,, see also Mac Farquhar. 
Farquharson, Alexander, of Haughton, accomptant in Old Kirk p., 

and Mary, d. to John Hay, accomptant in Tron p. 4 Sept. 

„ Alexander, teacher, and Jean, d. of deceast Robert Taylor, 

indweller in Elgin, both in College Kirk p. 4 Dec. 

„ Alexander, watchmaker, and Catharine, Old Gray Friar's p., d. 

of deceast . . . Lorimar, innkeeper in Dumfriesshire 9 July 

„ Barbara; Aeneas M'Donald, servant 27 Oct. 

,, Mrs. Barbara; Donald M'Donald, merchant 19 Apr. 

„ Christian; William Baslock, soldier 28 Mar. 

,, Christian; John Murray, slater 18 Mar. 

,, Colin, gardener, Old Gray Friar's p., and Jean, College Kirk p., 

d. of . . . Robertson, farmer in Perthshire 13 Dec. 

„ David, printer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased John Robertson, farmer at Lauder 15 May 

,, Elizabeth; John Fife, tailor 24 June 

,, Miss Elizabeth; James Burnet, advocate 7 May 

„ Francis, gentleman's servant, and Ann, d. to deceast George 

Wildfoot, day labourer in p. of Berwick, both in Tolbooth p. 24 June 

„ Francis, sailor, and Elizth., d. to deceased John Gilmor, writer 

both in New North p. 20 Dec. 

„ Gnzell ; William Cranmer, clerk 31 Jan. 

„ Henrietta ; Walter Gilchrist, merchant 8 Aug. 

„ Henry, carver and gilder in College Kirk p., and Margaret, in 

said p., d. of John Corbet, tailor 1 1 Sept. 

„ James, merchant in South Leith, and Grizell, d. to deceast 
David Law, merchant, late baillie of Coulross, now in Lady 
Yester's p. 30 Oct. 

,, James, painter, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of deceased 

Alexr. .Allan, shoemaker in Aberdeenshire 14 Nov. 

,, James, of Invercauld, in St. Andrew p., and Mrs. Margaret 

Carr, same p., relict of General . . . Mackay 2 Oct. 

„ Janet; George Lee, painter 10 Mar. 

„ John, labouringman, and Janet, d. to John Forbes, farmer at the 

Bishopric of Dunkeld, both in Old Kirk p. 22 Feb. 

,, John, merchant, and Marian, d. to John Watson, cuper at 

Haddington, both in College Kirk p. 11 June 

„ John, porter, Tron p., and Ann, same p., d. to deceased Duncan 

Robertson, farmer in p. of Strowan, Perthshire 14 May 

,; John, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of deceased John Leckie, smith at Muthil, Perthshire 31 Jan. 

„ Katherine; John Stewart, tailor 20 Mar. 

,, Ludovick, matross in the Royal Artillery in the Castle of 
Edinburgh, and Elizth., d. of deceast John Wright, tailor 
in South Leith, now in Old Grayfrier's p. 7 Apr. 

„ Margaret ; John Macdonald, water bearer 30 June 

„ Mary; Duncan M'Gregor, labourer 24 Apr. 

„ Mary; John Lamond, pensioner 19 Nov. 

,, May; James Cameron 16 Apr. 

„ Robert, mariner, Old Gray Friar's p., and Helen, same p., d. 

of deceased Robert M'Rae, merchant's clerk 3 July 

„ Dr. William, physician, Tron p., and Miss Margaret, Old Gray- 
friar's p., d. of Rev. Mr. William Campbell, minister at 
Lilliesleaf 10 Aug. 

,, William, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p., and Christian, same 

p., d. of Jon. Smith, weaver at Iron Crook, Fife 13 May 



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Farson, Donald, of Thurso, mariner, now residing in Old Gray Friar's 
p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of Donald Ogg, mariner in 
Thurso 24 Sept. 1792 

Fawsett, Samuel, journeyman coach wright, New North p., and 
Elizth., New Church p., d. to deceased . . . Patterson, writer, 
Cowper in Fyfe 14 May 1775 

Feild, Thomas, miller, St. Andrew p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

Thomas Lauder, miller, East Mill, p. of Currie 28 July 1798 

Fell, Catherine; Alexander Wilson, wright 4 Mar. 1795 

„ Miss Janet: David Ewart, clerk of Chancery 10 Nov. 1790 

,, Janet; David Anderson, nailer 15 May 1799 

„ Rev. Richmand, M.A., Vicar of Warcop, county of Westmoor- 
land, presently residing in Charles Street, and Miss 
Margaret, St. Andrew p., d. of deceased John Carmichall, 
merchant in Glasgow 30 May 1798 

,, Robert, printer, and Margt., d. to Alexr. Hutton, merchant, 

both in Old Kirk p. 16 Dec. 1764 

,, Robert, engraver, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

William Dingwall, shoemaker . 2 Dec. 1796 

,, Thomas, overseer of Woods of the Iron Manufactory at 
Wilkington, and Elizth., d. to John Paisley, farmer at 
Dreserland, p. of Closeburn 13 Nov. 1768 

Fellows, James, baker, and Katharine, both in Lady Yester's p., d. 

of William Naughton, farmer, Aberdeen 27 Mar. 1798 

Fenning, Peter, labourer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Elisabeth, same p., 

d. of deceased John Jeffray, labourer at Borthwick 12 Nov. 1794 

Fenton, Alexander, shoemaker, and Margt. Anderson, relict of Wm. 
Campbell, granadier in Col. Parslow's Regiment, both in 
College Kirk p. 6 Mar. 1763 

„ Andrew, brewer's servant, New Grayfriar's p., and Christian, 

p. of St. Giles', d. of Adam Inglis, day labourer in Fife 17 Nov. 1779 
„ Miss Beatrix; William Fenton, brewer 10 Jan. 1762 

,, Janet; Francis Lamont, hairdresser 9 Apr. 1785 

„ Lillias; John Young, writing master 13 May 1770 

,, Mary; Arthur Millar 7 Jan. 1753 

,, Peter, labourer, St. Andrew p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

John Home, weaver in Dunfermline 11 Sept. 1799 

,, William, brewar in Tronside in West Kirk p., and Miss Beatrix, 
d. to deceast James Fenton of Miliam, p. of Trinity Gask, 
now in Tron p. 10 Jan. 1762 

,, William, baker, Tron p., and Mary, St. Andrew p., d. of 

deceased James Craighead, school master 23 Jan 1794 

Fenwick (Finwick), Alexander, plasterer, St. Giles' p., and Isobell, 

same p., d. of John Henderson, smith in Leith 24 Oct. 1783 

,, Andrew, soldier, 21st Regiment, Old Church p., and Mary, 
High Church p., d. of Alexr. Mitchell, mariner in 
Kirkmabreck 12 July 1798 

,, Isobel; John Haig, shoemaker 6 Oct. 1765 

„ James, shoemaker, and Mary, d. to deceast John Wilson, 

indweller in Canongate, both in College Kirk p. 18 Jan. 1767 

„ Jean; James Watkins, servant 28 Dec. 1792 

,, Mark; Murdoch Davidson, gentleman's servant 20 May 1790 

„ Thomas, journeyman tanner, St. Andrew p., and Nancy, same 

p., d. of deceased William Ballantyne, wright in Leith 30 Nov. 1785 
„ William, day labourer, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., 
d. of William Bowers, salmon fisher and weaver at Easter 
Rynd, county of Perth 29 Nov. 1786 

Ferdinand, see M 'Ferdinand, Daniel. 

Fergie, Jean; James Shiells, shoemaker 31 Oct. 1786 

Fergue, Helen; Nicolas Anderson, sailor 28 Aug. 1768 



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Fergus, James, writer, and Miss Susana, d. to deceast James 

Freebairn, collector of Excise at Perth 7 Feb. 1768 

Ferguson, Agnes; Alexander Kerr, porter 22 Jan. 1781 

„ Alexander, younger of Craigdaroch, advocate in Tolbooth p., 
and Miss Deborah, d. of Mr. Robert Cutler, merchant in 
Dumfries 23 July 1769 

,, Alexander, journeyman dyer in New Grayfreir p., and Helen, 
d. to deceast James Paterson, farmer in p. of Dalmaure, 
now in New North p. 20 Aug. 1769 

„ Alexander, writer, St. Giles' p., and Miss Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased Edward Legrand of Bonnington 17 Sept. 1782 

„ Alexander, hairdresser, Old Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. 

of deceased John Stewart, taxman in p. of Blair in Athole 8 June 1784 
„ Alexander, mason, New Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., 
d. of Donald Campbell, publican at Baldin Bridge, county 
of Caithness 22 Oct. 1787 

„ Alexander, dyer, in New North p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

William Moyes, shipmaster in Kinghorn 9 June 1792 

„ Anne; Jasper Aitkenhead, merchant 11 Sept. 1757 

„ Ann; Joseph M'Clellan 23 Apr. 1769 

„ Anne: Robert Watt, servant 22 Oct. 1769 

„ Anne; Daniel Sutherland, glazier 14 May 1791 

„ Anthony, merchant in New North p., and Miss Margt, d. to 

Dr. Hugh Reid of Sydserf in p. of N. Berwick 9 Oct. 1763 

„ Archibald, painter, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Robert M 'far lane, teacher 27 Feb. 1784 

,, Archibald, gentleman's servant, and Christian, both in St. 
Andrew p., d. of deceased William Brown, smith at Tyning- 
hame, East Lothian 3 May 1797 

,, Barbara; David Inverarity, wright 20 May 1764 

„ Catherine; Peter Hall, servant 14 Nov. 1794 

„ Charles, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Jean, same 

p., d. of deceased Robert Adie, farmer, p. of Bathgate 7 Jan. 1793 

„ Christian; Thomas Wishart, servant 8 Dec. 1757 

„ Christian; Thomas Aires, soldier 23 Feb. 1772 

„ Christian; James M'Crae, shoemaker 4 Apr. 1795 

„ Daniel, gentleman's servant, and Elizth., d. to Thomas Lumlay, 

farmer in Yorkshire, both in Old Kirk p., 14 Feb., mar. 19 Sept. 1773 
,, Donald, chairman, and Isobel, d. to John M 'Donald, farmer in 

p. of Blair Athol, both in Old Kirk p. 3 May 1772 

„ Donald, day labourer, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 
deceased Donald M'Lean, farmer, p. of Loch Broom, Ross- 
shire 7 Oct. 1783 
„ Donald, chair bearer, High Kirk p., and Katharine, same p., d. 
of deceased Alexr. Fraser, cooper, p. of Logie, county of 
Ross 10 Nov. 1789 
,, Duncan, marble cutter, and Janet, d. of deceased John Sclater, 
brewer's servant in the Canongate, both in New Gray- 
frier's p. 10 July 1774 
„ Duncan, chair bearer, Old Kirk p., and Jennet, same p., d. of 

John Ferguson, farmer, Perthshire 1 Dec. 1777 

,, Duncan, corporal in the 42 regiment in the Castle of Edinburgh, 
and Margaret, in New Grayfriar's p., d. of James Young, 
porter 3 Oct: 1791 

„ Duncan, running stationer, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. of Daniel Robertson, residenter 28 Apr. 1796 

„ Edmund, cabinet maker, Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, 

same p., d. of deceased James Dickson, farmer at Longfauch, 

p. of Crighton 26 Apr. 1788 

„ Elizabeth; John Danson, surgeon 26 July 1752 

,, Elizabeth; William Johnstone, mason 19 Oct. 1760 



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Ferguson, Elizabeth ; Rev. Thomas Bell 5 June 1768 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; Alexander Scrimgeour of Birkhill 24 Feb. 1771 

,, Elizabeth; Robert Dick, meal maker 23 June 1788 

„ Fergus, journeyman smith, and Janet Forbes, relict of John 

Robertson, chairman, both in Tron p. 24 Nov. 1771 

,, Fergus, gentleman's servant, Old Gray Friar's p., and Hannah, 

College Kirk p., d. of deceast Robert Seed, goldsmith 15 Nov. 1782 
,, Fergus, valet in St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased 

Nicol Gifford, vintner in Dalkeith 25 June 1791 

,, Finlay, chair bearer, Tron p., and Jean, West Church p., d. of 

James Miller, farmer in Loggierate 30 Mar. 1777 

,, Finlay, plaisterer, New Kirk p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

Walter Forbes, journeyman upholsterer 8 Jan. 1785 

„ Finlay, drummer in the first regiment, College Kirk p., and 

Agnes, same p., d. of deceased Donald M'Kenzie, farmer at 

Dingwall 31 Oct. 1789 

,. George, day labourer, Lady Yester's p., and Elizabeth, p. of 

Cramond, d. of deceased Robert Craw, day labourer at 

Cramond 10 June 1786 

,, George, advocate, St. Andrew p , and Miss Graeme, d. of 

deceased William M'Dowall of Castle Sempill, p. of Loch- 

winnoch, Renfrewshire 11 Dec. 1793 

„ Miss Helen; Sir David Dalrymple, Bart. 4 Mar. 1770 

„ Helen; Robert Stewart, hairdresser 9 Aug. 1791 

,, Isobell; William Dugall, timber sawyer 28 July 1765 

„ Isobell; James M'Therras, supervisor 16 Mar. 1766 

„ Isobell; John Charles, wright 28 Mar. 1773 

„ Isobell; William Glass, shoemaker 14 Aug. 1792 

„ James, chair bearer, and Margt, d. to deceast Donald Robert- 
son, farmer in p. of Mouling, both in Old Kirk p. " 7 June 1766 
„ James, porter, and Janet, d. of deceast Alexander Robertson, 

farmer in p. of Blair of Athole, both in Old Kirk p. 27 May 1770 

„ James, gentleman's servant, and Jean, d. to deceast Peter 

Tansh, smith in Pleasence, both in Old Grayfreir's p. 5 May 1771 

,, James, writer, Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

John Watson, merchant at Alloa 14 Apr. 1783 

,, James, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, Tron 

p., d. of deceased Robert Barclay, writer in Glasgow 12 Jan. 1784 

,, James, chair master, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased Daniel Forbes, day labourer at Leith 23 Jan. 1788 

„ James, chair master, High Kirk p., and Christian Brown, Old 

Kirk p., widow of William Fraser, chairbearer 21 Apr. 1789 

,, James, gentleman's servant, and Ann, both in College Kirk p., 

d. of James Davidson, farmer, Northumberland 16 Nov. 1797 

„ James, writer, St; Andrew p., and Margaret, same p , d. of John 

Blacklaw, tea dealer 28 Dec. 1799 

„ James, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Isabella, High Church p., 

d. of deceased John Anderson, p. of Cannongate 8 Jan. 1800 

„ James, indweller, St.Andrewp.,and Janet, Tron p.,d. of deceased 

John Smith, porter, Weighhouse 17 Sept. 1793 

„ Janet; William Kennedy, tailor 3 Nov. 1771 

„ Janet; Andrew Crooks, tailor 28 Feb. 1773 

„ Janet; Duncan Ferguson, chairbearer 1 Dec. 1777 

„ Janet; Robert Mackay, shoemaker 18 Mar. 1793 

„ Janet; Thomas Steell, soldier 12 Dec. 1799 

,, Jean; Peter Proven, mariner 20 Oct. 1771 

„ Jean; John Covvell, soldier 12 Jan. 1772 

„ Miss Jean; John Hunter, W.S. 12 Dec. 1773 

„ Jean; James Couper, merchant's clerk 7 Sept. 1777 

,, Jean; Patrick Warren, servant 6 Apr. 1780 

„ Jean; Donald M'Donald, chairbearer 17 Apr. 1788 



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Ferguson, Jean; Alexander Ritchie, farmer 16 Nov. 1796 

„ Jean; Thomas Scoular, watchmaker 1 Jan. 1798 

„ John, merchant, now in South Leith p., and Elizt., relict of Win. 

Stewart, merchant, now in S. W. p. 5 Nov. 1752 

„ John, in the Queen's Dragoon Guards, now in Old Kirk p., and 
Miss Fanney, d. to Robert Hamilton of Boultriehill, now in 
the New North p. 31 July 1757 

„ John, writer, and Mrs. Agnes Philips, relict of Honble. Wm. 

Weddrington, both in New Kirk p. 14 Jan. 1759 

„ John, merchant in Old Grayfriar's p. and Margt. Fillister, relict 
of Alexr. Roust, musick master in Elgin, now in Lady 
Yester's p. 19 Sept. 1762 

„ John, Chelsea pensioner, and Elizth., d. to deceast James 

Buchan, workman, now in Lady Yester's p. 13 Nov. 1763 

„ John, coppersmith, burgess in New Grayfreir's p., and Mary 

Lesslie, mantua maker in College Kirk p. 6 May 1765 

„ John, chairmaster, and Katharine, d. to deceast John Fleeming, 

farmer in p. of Moulin in Athol, both in College Kirk p. 5 June 1768 
„ John, vintner's drawer in New Town, and Jean, d. to James 
Crighton, farmer in p. of Fyvie in Aberdeenshire, now in 
Old Grayfreir's p. 21 July 1771 

„ John, mariner on board ye " Royal Chariot " yaucht, and Helen, 
d. to Robert Young, carpenter in Anstruther Easter, now- 
residing in New Town 16 Aug. 1772 
„ John, mariner on board the "Royal Charlott " yaucht, and 
Barbara, d. to deceast Henry Sutter, gardener at Mussel- 
burgh, now in New Kirk p. 15 Nov. 1772 
„ John, shoemaker, N. Church p., and Christian, d. to deceased 

Donald Grant, shoemaker, Ross-shire 3 Dec. 1775 

„ John, coppersmith, New Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, Tolbooth 

p., d. of Robert Handyside, farmer, p. of Inveresk 14 July 1779 

„ John, porter, College Kirk p., and Elizabeth Ramsay, same p., 

relict of Alexander M'Millan, butcher 12 Feb. 1785 

„ John, weaver in Old Gray Friar's p., and Jean, same p.. d. of 

deceased John Arnot, farmer at Dunfermline 20 Jan. 1791 

„ John, smith and ferrier, and Jean, both in Old Church p., d. of 

Malcolm Ross, carrier from Dumfries 3 Apr. 1798 

,, Katherine; William Young, wright 19 June 1768 

„ Katherine; Alexander Robertson, spirit dealer 3 June 1780 

„ Katherine; John Campbell, flaxdresser 7 Sept. 1784 

„ Katherine; William Penman, sergeant 12 Oct. 1797 

„ Margaret; Thomas Irvine, servant 24 Feb. 1751 

„ Margaret; John Alexander, servant 6 Oct. 1754 

„ Margaret; William Glendinning 3 Dec. 1752 

„ Margaret; George Warden 27 Nov. 1757 

„ Margaret; John Bain, servant 10 Feb. 1765 

,, Margaret; John Sorlie, servant 27 May 1770 

„ Margaret; Walter Robertson, coachman • 24 May 1772 

„ Miss Margaret ; Alexander Duvall, merchant 3 July 1774 

„ Margaret; Thomas Sempill, goldsmith 10 June 1784 

„ Margaret; Donald Stewart, water bearer 8 July 1790 

„ Margaret; John Jardin, servant 13 Feb. 1792 

„ Margaret; Alexander Seely, writer 19 Feb. 1796 

,, Margaret ; Alexander Hay, mariner 4 Nov. 1799 

„ Marion; Alexander Stirling, hair merchant ]8 May 1766 

,, Marion; John Robertson, mason 25 June 1781 

„ Mary; John M'Gill, joiner 16 May 1762 

„ Mary; Henry M'Kay, wright 13 Dec. 1767 

„ Mary ; Robert Tarbet, upholsterer 1 Aug. 1791 

„ Mary; Archibald Warden, merchant's clerk 3 July 1792 

„ Mary; Robert Baldie, wright 7 July 1796 

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Ferguson, Mungo, merchant in Old Grayfrier's p., and Janet, in West 

Church p., d. of deceast Andrew Mason, farmer in Mid 

Calder 20 Mar. 

„ Murdoch, surgeon in the army, now in College Church p'., and 

Miss Elizabeth, same p., d. to deceased Richard' Vincent 6 Aug. 
„ Neil, advocate, Tolbooth p., and Mrs. Agnes Colquhoun, relict 

of Maurice Trent of Pitcullo 25 May 

,, Pegie; Alexander M'Donald, vveaver 4 June 

„ Peter, journeyman coupar, and Helen, d. to deceast Willm. 

Robertson, farmer in Lawers, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 17 May 
,, Rachel ; James Wishart, weaver 19 Jan. 

,, Robert, mason, and Anne, d. to Kenneth M'Cleod, labouring 

man, both in Old Grayfreir's p. 27 Apr. 

,, Robert, smith, St. Andrew p., and Janet, Tron p., d. of Peter 

Watson, writer in Kinghorn 10 July 

,, Sophia; William Kettle, carrier 12 Nov. 

,, . Susan; John Coulter, peutherer 30 June 

,, Thomas, chairbearer in S. K. p., and Ann, d. to John Gilchrist, 

indweller, now in N. K. p. 9 Dec. 

,, Thomas, day labourer, New North p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of Peter M'Dougall, farmer in Perthshire 31 Oct. 

,, Thomas, copper smith, Old Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, New 

Gray Friar's p., d. of Alexander Wilson, merchant I July 

,, Thomas, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of Thomas Morton, mason, Broughton 19 Oct. 

,, W., and John Lindsay, mason 23 Dec. 

,, Walter, candlemaker in Old Grayfrier's p., and Elizabeth, in 

Tolbooth p., d. of deceast Josiah Welsh, farmer at Bread, 

in West Kirk p. 17 Apr. 

,, Walter, writer, Tolbooth p., and Miss Catharine, same p., d. of 

deceased John Swinton of Swinton 2 Oct. 

„ Walter, candlemaker, New North p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased William Sprott, farmer in p. of Temple 18 Jan. 

„ William, and Jacobina, d. to deceased William Reid, gardener 

to Lady Carmichall, both servants to the said Lady 

Carmichall, both in N. K. p. 24 Mar. 

,, William, journeyman tailor in College Kirk, p., and Helen, d. 

to deceast Thos. Gray, farmer in Cotmure, now in Old 

Grayfrier's p. 13 May 

,, Mr. William, writer in Old Kirk p., and Isobel], d. to deceast 

James French, farmer in Ethrem in the Merse, now in 

College Kirk p. 30 Nov. 

,, William, journeyman tailor in New North p., and Alison, d. to 

deceast Walter Haldon, candelmaker in Dalkeith, now in 

Tolbooth p. 29 Apr. 

,, William, dyer, Old Kirk p., and Agnes, in Old Gray Friar's 

p., d. of deceased Robert Gibb, confectioner 2 Mar. 

„ William, merchant's clerk, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, South 

Leith p., d. of John Marshall, corn merchant, Leith 31 May 

Ferholm, Mary; George Cunningham, brewer's servant 16 Dec. 

Ferick, Peter, Dr. of Medicine, Old Gray Friar's p., and Miss Mary, 

Tron p., d. of deceased Mr. William Elliote, writer 27 Apr. 

Ferme, Euphemia ; Patrick Lee, vintner 10 Oct. 

Ferney, Agnes ; Thomas Napier, labourer 30 Oct. 

Fernie, Christopher, wright in College Kirk p., and Janet, d. to 

Charles Horsburgh, indweller in Causeside, now in New 

Grayfreir's p. 19 June 

„ Isobel ; George Welsh, tailor 13 May 

„ John, corn dealer, Tron p., and Anne, St. Andrew p., d. of 

John Grove, attorney in Dunsick, Staffordshire 5 June 1789 



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Fernie, John, miln wright, Old Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, St. 
Andrew p , d. of deceased David Cowper, farmer at Coates, 
p., of Newburn, Fife 8 June 1789 

,, John, officer in the Customs, and Agnes, both in St. Andrew p., 

d. of deceased William Robertson of Royal Navy 8 Feb. 1798 

Ferrier, Agnes; John Smellie, mason 6 Aug. 1758 

,, Agnes; Dr. John Neilson 14 Aug. 1766 

„ Alexander, printer, New North p., and Ann, High Church p., 

d. of John Davidson, gardener in Aberdeen 21 May 1793 

„ Andrew, writer, and Lillias, d. to deceast John Drumond of 

Colquhalzie in Perthshire, both in Tron p. 2 Dec. 1759 

„ Anna; Thomas Glen 21 Sept. 1777 

„ Archibald, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Catharine, d. of 

Francis Gardner, merchant in Greenock 15 Jan. 1800 

„ Miss Hannah; Robert Bruce, writer 29 Jan. 1793 

„ Miss Helen; James Kinloch, merchant 21 May 1800 

,, Isobell; Robert Milne, wright 29 Mar. 1752 

,, Isobel: Robert Milne, wright 20 Jan. 1754 

„ Janet; Andrew Mellish, fleslier 16 Mar. 1777 

„ Jean; Thomas Stodhart, gardener 12 Nov. 1775 

„ Jean; Angus Macpherson, labourer 3 May 1791 

„ John, late of Jamaica, now residing in St. Andrew p., and Miss 

Elizabeth, same p., d. of deceased Mr. John Watson, 

solicitor at law 29 Mar. 178S 

„ John, merchant, Tron p., and Miss Catharine, d. of David 

Lindsay, merchant in Perth 26 Dec. 1788 

,, John, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of John Bell, weaver in Selkirk 9 Dec. 1791 

„ John, carter, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Joseph Napier, carter 28 May 1794 

„ Miss Junnieta; James Connell, H.E.I.C.S. 1 Nov. 1796 

„ Marion; Andrew Laurie, weaver 25 Nov. 1759 

„ Mary; James Wishart, wright 27 June 1785 

„ Rev. Mr. Robert, minister of the Gospel at Dundee, and Mrs. 

Catharine Sandeman, Tolbooth p., relict of William Water- 

ston, wax chandler 28 Sept. 1786 

„ Sarah; Cornelius Murray, barber 26 Sept. 1788 

„ Sophia; Thomas Duncanson, stabler 3 Aug. 1760 

„ Sophia; David Douglas, vintner 25 Aug. 1765 

,, Walter, of Sommerford, St. Giles' p., and Miss Lillias, same p., 

d. of deceased William Wallace of Cairnhill, advocate 26 July 1784 
Fettes, Ann; John Stochle, merchant 6 Jan. 1754 

„ Miss Joan; William Elliot, merchant 24 Feb. 1780 

„ Margaret; Alexander Cleaver, tailor 29 Jan. 1758 

„ Margaret; Robert Meikle, writer 9 Oct. 1768 

„ Margaret; Adam Bruce, writer 15 Nov. 1772 

,, Robert, printer, New North p., and Helen, Old Kirk p., d. of de- 
ceased William Mill, day labourer at Lochend, near Dunbar 17 Feb. 1789 
„ William, son to deceast John Fettes, farmer at Stonehive, now 

in Old Kirk p., and Sarah, d. to deceast Robert Urquhart, 

wright, burgess, now in New North p. 7 Dec. 1760 

„ William, merchant, College Kirk p., and Miss Maria, Old Kirk 

p., d. of deceased Dr. John Malcome, physician in Air 24 Mar. 1787 
Fezackely, Mary; Andrew Walker, gardener 31 Jan. 1793 

Fiddes, Adam, mason, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of Thomas Heriot, day labourer in Liberton p. 17 July 1793 

,, Margaret; Adam Dickson, wright 14 Jan. 1797 

,, Walter, wright, Old Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased 

James Yule, day labourer near Dunce 20 Feb. 1784 

„ Walter, wright, Old Kirk p., and Marion, same p., d. of deceased 

William Young, hynd to Mr. Crawford at Roads 12 Nov. 1785 



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Fiddler, William, journeyman smith in S. E. p , and Margt, d. of 
deceased James Milne, meal maker at Stonhyre, p. of 
Fetteresso, now in S. S. E. p. 13 May 1753 

Field, Janet; Walter Greig, cutler 10 Oct. 1797 

„ Miss Margaret; John Taylor, attorney 1 Nov. 1796 

„ Peter, wright, St. Andrew p., and Alison, same p., d. of deceased 
John Anderson, day labourer at Tinningham, county of 
Haddington 5 Nov. 1787 

„ Thomas, miller, High Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

George Forman, baker in Tranent 21 Mar. 1785 

Fielding, Ann; Reynold Harvest, soldier 7 Aug. 1781 

Fieldingker, see Kerr, Thomas Fielding. , 

Fife, Elizabeth; Andrew Duncan, mason 15 May 1768 

„ Euphemia; John Watson, cooper 4 Oct. 1772 

,, Isobel; George Ramsay, smith 22 July 1785 

„ James, farmer, Lady Yester's p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

Richard Black, farmer in Grange Moor, p. of Stenton 18 Jan. 1799 
John, tailor in N. E. p., and Elizth., d. of deceased John 
Farquharson, servant to George, Duke of Gordon in Foch- 
abers, in p. of Bellie, now in S. S. E. p. 24 June 1753 
„ Margaret; James Fyfe, merchant 20 Jan. 1760 
„ Margaret; Peter Hunter, baker 22 Nov. 1772 
„ Margaret; Joseph Pannell, soldier 2 Jan. 1784 
„ Peter, stabler in S. S. W. p., and Katharine Brown, relict of 

John Dennit, couper in South Leith p. 26 Oct. 1755 

„ William, wright, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, same p,, d. of 

deceased Thomas Jamieson, day labourer, p. of Forgan 2 Apr. 1784 
„ see also Fyfe. 
Figans, John, cutler, Lady Yester's p., and Hannah, same p., d. of 

Alexander M'Laren, tailor 2 Jan. 1799 

Fildan, William, indweller in the Tolbooth p., and Helen, d. to 
deceast James Fraser, bailie in p. of Kilimure, now in Old 
Grayfreir's p. ' 11 Dec. J 7 57 

Fin, see Phin. 

Finbister, Elizabeth; John Main, mason 18 Feb. 1790 

Finch, Miss Elizabetli ; John Baxter, merchant 20 Feb. 1792 

Findlater, Alexander, officer of Excise, Couper of Angus, and Miss 

Susan, Falkirk, d. of John Forrester, writer 30 Apr. 1778 

Findlay, Alexander, carver, Glasgow, and Margaret, High Church p., 

d. of John Findlay, staymaker, same p. 26 June 1797 

„ Andrew, tailor, Tron p., and Helen, Old Kirk p., d. of deceast 

David Thorn, shoemaker in Dysart 2 Dec. 1782 

„ James, chairbearer in High Kirk p., and Margaret, in Old p., 

d. of Alex. Kyle, mason at Greenlaw, Berwickshire 20 Aug. 1790 

„ Margaret; James Sinton, labourer 27 May 1795 

„ Margaret ; Alexander Findlay, carver 26 June 1797 

„ Mr. William, distiller at Croft Angry, and Miss Jean, Tolbooth 

p., d. to Mr Collector, merchant in Kelso 25 Aug. 1776 

Finister, Margaret; John Ferguson, merchant 19 Sept. 1762 

Finlay, Agnes; Michael Henderson, merchant 3 July 1781 

„ Agnes; William Cook, gunsmith 15 Nov. 1799 

,, Alexander, flaxdresser, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

John'Essdale, farmer at Kinimonth, county of Perth 6 Sept. 1787 
„ Andrew, journeyman smith in Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, d. 
to George Wier, farmer at Dunfermline, now in New Gray- 
friar's p. 20 Feb. 1763 
,, Andrew, gunner of the Royal Artillery, Tolbooth p., and Jean, 

same p., d. of John Gordon, weaver, Leith Walk 13 Nov. 1793 

,, Anna; Thomas Shirley, shoemaker 9 Aug. 1785 

„ Catherine; Jame Hill, wright 4 Aug. 1778 

„ Christian; John Lyon, tailor 5 May 1751 



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Finlay, Christian; George Wilson, workman 21 Aug. 1763 

„ David, wigmaker in Tolbooth p., and Margaret, in-Tron p., d. 

of Alexander Kelly, farmer at Newmills, near Forres 20 Nov. 
„ Elizabeth ; Robert Hog, shoemaker 6 Apr. 

„ George, rlesher in New Kirk p., and Isobel, d. to George 

Paterson, land labourer at the Bridges in West Kirk p. 5 June 
„ George, corn dealer, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of William Renton, farmer at Tranent, East Lothian 28 May 
,, Helen ; Lessly Forbes, mariner 2 Oct. 

„ Henrietta; John M'Lean, flesher 30 June 

„ Isobel; John Finlayson, servant 6 Jan. 

„ Isobel ; Robert Paterson, wright 4 Dec. 

„ Miss Isobel; Alexander Simpson, accountant 23 Dec. 

„ James, staymaker in College Kirk p., and Johan, d. to John 

Scott, mariner, now in Lady Yester's p. 6 Apr. 

,, James, staymaker in Tron p., and Agnes Arthur, relict of 

William Paull, staymaker in Tolbooth p. 24 Mar. 

,, James, mason, New Town p., and Margaret, same p., d. to 

deceased Andrew Inglis, brewer 3 Mar. 

,, Janet; John Sutherland, ostler 19 May 

„ Jean ; James Barr, servant 7 Feb. 

„ Jean; William Taylor, carter 30 Dec. 

„ Jean; Anthony Chesny, gravedigger 4 Nov. 

„ John, staymaker, New Kirk p., and Euphan, d. of deceased 

Henry Duncan, dyer 13 Feb. 

„ Margaret; Malcolm M'Callum, porter 30 July 

,, Marion; Alexander Dawson, writer 24 Apr. 

„ Miss Mary; Hercules Lindsay, advocate 1 Oct. 

„ Mary; John Marnoch, carver 10 Nov. 

,, Patrick, merchant, and Janet, d. to deceast James Lessly of 

Kempstoy in Bamfshire, both in College Kirk p. 10 Feb. 

„ Miss Rebecca; William Morton, accountant 28 Nov. 

„ Richard, day labourer, Tolbooth p., -and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased William Aitchison, wright at Linplum 12 Dec. 

„ Robert, brewer in S. S. E. p., and Miss Elisabeth, d. of deceased 

Dr. Andrew Rutherford in Jedburgh 25 Mar. 

„ Robert, tailor, and Margaret, d. to John Whyte, gardener at 

Boroughmuirhead in West Kirk p., both in New Grayfriar's 

p. 18 Apr. 

„ Robert, tailor, Tolbooth p., and Ann, Old Grayfriar's p., d. of 

deceased James Borthwick, coach wright in Canongate 8 Aug. 
„ William, wright, and Margt., d. to James Webster, brewar in 

Dysert, both in College Kirk p. 7 Nov. 

,, William, baker, Tolbooth p., and Marion Corfield, same p., 

natural d. of the late Earl of Morton 17 Nov. 

„ Rev. Mr. William, minister of the Gospel at Polmont, and Miss 

Jean, St. Andrew p., d. of Gilbert Lawrie of Polmont 29 Jan. 

„ William, tinsmith, New North p., and Elizabeth, St. Andrew p., 

d. of deceased Robert Watson, chairbearer in Cannongate 22 Oct. 
Finlayson, Alexander, journeyman wright, and Agnes, d. to Alex- 
ander Dempster, farmer, p. of Fordon, both in the Old Gray- 

freir's p. 12 Mar. 

„ Alexander, at Cavhill, p. of Currie, and Margt, d. to deceast 

Alexr. Clerk, farmer, p. of Ratho, both in Tolbooth p. 13 Nov. 
„ Alexander, wright in Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, West 

Kirk p., d. of Andrew Clunie, baker in Lesslie 25 Sept. 

„ Alison; Andrew Torrance, hairdresser 18 Mar. 

„ Andrew, mason, p. of Lawswade, and Elizabeth, New North p., 

d. of James Laing, hynd at Muttonhole, p. of Cramond 5 Jan. 

„ Ann ; Walter Greig, shoemaker 8 June 

„ Ann ; Peter Murray, brewer's servant 6 Nov. 



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Finlayson, David, gentleman's servant, Old Grayfriar'sp ,and Marion, 

St. Andrew p., d. of John Kennedy, baker in Peebles 28 Nov. 1796 
„ Elizabeth ; James Comb, Colinton 26 May 1754 

,, Elizabeth; Charles Small, wigmaker 24 July 1768 

„ Helen; John Dunlop, mason 21 June 1794 

„ James, tailor, and Jean Sutton, relict of Andrew Robertson, 

staymaker, both in Old Kirk p. 27 May 1759 

„ James, tenant in p. of Salton, and Mary, d. to Thomas Finlay- 
son, gardener at New Liston, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 12 Dec. 1762 
,, James, journeyman tailor, and Ann, d. to deceast John Halden, 

tidewaiter, both in Old Grayfreir's p. 20 Jan. 1765 

,, James, gentleman's servant in p. of Pennycook, and Kathne., 
d. to Wm. Normand, portioner in Dysert, now in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 20 Dec. 1772 
,, James, gentleman's servant in p. of Pennycook, and Katharine, 
d. to deceast Wm. Normand, portioner in Dysert, now in 
Old Grayfrier's p. 27 Dec. 1772 
„ James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., 

d. of James Urquhart, farmer at Queen's Ferry 12 Nov. 1795 

„ Janet; John Ross, labourer 11 June 1782 

„ Janet; Benjamin Millar, mariner 17 Mar. 1789 

„ Miss Jean; John Shand, merchant 27 Nov. 1763 

„ Miss Jean; William Taylor, goldsmith 6 Sept. 1767 

„ John, gentleman's servant in New North p., and Isobel, d. to 
deceast Geo. Finlay, farmer in p. of New Kilpatrick, now 
in New Kirk p. 6 Jan. 1760 

„ John, gentleman's servant, and Margaret, d. to Alexander 

Kennedy, tailor in Sidy in Ross-shire, both in College Kirk p. 

29 Aug. 1773 
„ John, vintner, Old Kirk p, and Agnes, same p., d. of deceast 

. . . Reid, farmer in shire of Stirling 31 July 1781 

,, John, day labourer, Tron p., and May, same p., d. of deceased 

Thomas Brown, farmer, p. of Douglas, county of Lanark 9 Feb. 1785 
,, John, residenter, and Elizabeth, both in Tron p., d. of John 

Henchelwood, shoemaker at Lanark 15 Nov. 1797 

,, Katherine; James Sinclair, labourer 27 Oct. 1791 

,, Lillias; James Ronaldson, farmer 25 Oct. 1 76 1 

,, Mally; Hugh Cameron, flaxdresser 1 Mar. 1784 

„ Mjss Margaret; George Brown," farmer ii July 1762 

„ Margaret; David Imrie, printer 6 May 1764 

„ Margaret; David Paton, mason 18 Feb. 1770 

,, Margaret; James Bruce, baker 23 Oct. 1798 

„ Marion; Thomas Dick, cabinet maker 8 Oct. 1791 

„ Mary ; James Finlayson, tenant 12 Dec 1762 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Frances, same 
p., d. of deceased Thomas Lethem, gardener at Drumdryen, 
county of Edinburgh 23 May 1787 

„ Thomas, baker in New North p., and Anne, d. to John Gordon, 

farmer at Corstorphine, now in Old Grayfrier's p. 16 Aug. 1767 

„ William, writer in College Kirk p., and Alisson Home, millaner 

in Tolbooth p. 1 1 Sept. 1768 

„ William, baker, West Kirk p., and Margaret, College Kirk p., 

d. of deceast John Bowhill, day labourer in p. of Stenton 24 Nov. 1778 

Finnan, Miss Margaret; Rev. Charles Cunningham 3 Dec. 1799 

Finnay, Isobel; Peter Thomson, ropemaker 21 Nov. 1762 

Finney, Cecilia; John Caw, bookseller 21 Apr. 1779 

„ Janet; Robert Mackie, merchant 6 Apr. 1760 

„ John, porter, College Kirk p., and Isobel, Lady Yester's p., d. 

of Alexander M'Gregor, flax dresser 9 Dec. 1793 

Finnie, Jean; Andrew Robertson, tailor 19 Nov. 1752 

„ Miss Sarah; John Allan, farmer 26 Aug. 1796 



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Finnie, Walter, journeyman masson in N. E. p., and Helen, d. of 

deceased John Foggo, officer in Jedburgh, now in S. E. p. 

10 Nov. 1751 
Finnmaire, James, soldier in the 7th regiment, and Helen, High p., 

d. of deceased David Ramsay, weaver in Strathore, Fife 27 Dec. 1788 
Fish, Christian ; William Kedglie, labourer 28 Aug. 1788 

„ Thomas, brewer, College Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

James Dairy mple, merchant in Falkirk 4 Nov. 1789 

Fisher, Agnes; William Thomson, merchant 22 Apr. 1759 

,, Andrew, baker in Lady Yester's p., and Katharine, in Old Kirk 

p., d. of deceast John Duell, farmer in p. of Newton to Apr. 1774 

„ Andrew, spirit dealer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Georgina, Tron p., 

d. of George Dallas, deceased, writer 11 Jan. 1785 

,, Anthony, cooper, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased James Robertson, wood forrester at Perth 13 Feb. 1797 

, Miss Catherine; Robert Reid, land surveyor 26 Jan. 1793 

,, Christian; Arthur Woodhead, writer 22 Apr. 1770 

,, Daniel, merchant, and Isobel, d. of deceast James Chizholm, 

churgeon, both in New Grayfreir's p. 6 Nov. 1757 

,, Daniel, gentleman's servant in Tron p., and Janet, d. to deceast 

George Watterstone, sailor at Newcastle, now in New Kirk p. 

4 Nov. 1770 
„ Duncan, day labourer, New North p, and Agnes, same p., d. of 

Archie M'Allum, couper in Ben'a, Argyleshire 9 Nov. 1777 

,, Elizabeth; James M'Arthur, shipmaster 31 Mar. 1776 

,, Elizabeth; Hugh M'Gregor, porter 23 Mar. 1777 

,, Elizabeth ; Alexander Lowrie, stocking maker 4 Feb. 1786 

„ Elizabeth; James Robertson, labourer 24 Oct. 1793 

,, George, gentleman's servant, Lady Yester's p., and Jean, same 

p., d. of James Reid, weaver in Stirling 21 Nov. 1787 

„ Helen; David Crow, candlemaker 3 Apr. 1789 

,, Helen; Archibald Rae, weaver 12 May 1800 

„ Isobel; John Boyd, labourer 7 Jan. 1793 

,, Isobel; George Pinkerton, mariner 28 Aug. 1798 

„ James, servant to Mr. William Wallace of Cairnhill, advocate, 

in N. W. p., and Elizth.,d. of deceased . . . Ross, farmer in 

p. of Cramond, now in S. E. p. 20 Jan. 1754 

„ James, porter in Tron p., and Margt., d. to deceast Duncan 

Cameron, farmer in p. of Kenmuir, now in Old Grayfrier's 

p. 3 Jan. 1768 

„ James, porter, High Kirk p., and Christian, d. of deceased 

James Russel, day labourer at Cowden, p. of Kinross 28 Nov. 1787 

„ Janet; William Lauder, surgeon 29 Jan. 1769 

,, Janet; Alexander Couper, porter 30 May 1771 and 28 June 1772 

,, Janet; John Sinclair, labourer 5 Dec. r786 

„ John, disteller at Crumbie Point, in p. of Torryburn, and 

Elizabeth, d. of deceast Robert Donald, farmer in said p., 

in New Grayfrier's p. 31 Oct. 1773 

„ John, waiter, New Kirk p., and Helen, Old Kirk p., d. of John 

Swan, gentleman's servant 16 Nov. 1 781 

„ John, wright, St. Giles' p., and Elizabeth, Old Gray Friar's p., 

d. of Rev. Dr. Nisbet, minister of the Gospel at Howtoun 4 Nov. 1783 
,, John, teacher in High Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d of 

deceased Dr. . . . Spence of Berryhill, Fifeshire 17 July 1790 

„ John, cabinetmaker, New North p., and Isabel, same p., d. of 

Thomas M'Niven, salt officer at Leven 20 June 1793 

„ Katherine; Robert Gray, stocking maker 26 Oct. 1786 

„ Katherine; Duncan M'Gregor, printer 4 Apr. 1797 

„ Margaret; James Barr, guardsman 29 Feb. 1756 

■„ Margaret; John Gray, printer 22 May 1763 

„ Margaret; Thomas Kay, servant 9 May 1792 



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Fisher, Miss Margaret; Alexander Trotter 16 May 1793 

„ Mary; Dundas Crawford, servant 15 Nov. 1786 

„ Robert, indweller in S. S. E. p., and Ann, d. of deceased Peter 

Reid, workman in N. W. p. 19 Apr. 1752 

„ Robert, sergt. of 8th regiment, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same 

p., d. of deceased Thomas Core, weaver in Lanerk 5 Dec. 1789 

,, Rev. Mr. Robt., minister of the Gospel at Colington, and Miss 

Anne, d. to deceast Sir John Jardine of Aplegirth, now in 

Tolbooth p. 27 Mar. 1763 

,, William, soldier in the 45th regiment, New North p., and 

Elizabeth, same p., d. of Alexr. Fitch, gardener 24 Sept. 1781 

Fisk (Phisk, Phisik), Seth, soldier in 25th regiment, Edinburgh 

Castle, and Catharine, Tolbooth p., d. of John M 'Donald. 

tailor 28 Jan. 1782 

Fiskin, Mary; John Smith; servant 5 July 1800 

„ Thomas, stocking manufacturer, New Grayfriar's p., and 

Elisabeth, same p., d. of John Dick, miller at Dunfermline 18 Oct. 1793 
Fitch, Alexander, bookbinder, and Margaret, d. of deceast Robert 

Burns, cowfeeder in Portsburgh, both in Old Grayfreir's p. 3 Nov. 1771 
„ Alexander, journeyman bookbinder in Old Grayfrier's p., and 

Isobel, in said p., d. of deceast Hugh Spence, woodsawer in 

Leith 12 Dec. 1773 

„ Elizabeth; William Fisher, soldier 24 Sept. 1781 

„ Mary; Charles M'Leish, cabinetmaker 17 Nov. 1790 

Fitt, William, a brewar's servant in Lady Yester's p., and Elizabeth 

Simpson, relict of Robt. Anderson, chairman, now in Tron 

p. 24 Aug. 1760 

Fitzgerald, Katherine; Matthew Cooper, merchant 15 Sept. 1785 

Fleet, George, corporal in 2nd battalion of the Scots Royals, and 

Isobella, Old Kirk p., d. of Robert Bruce, fanner at Wick 26 May 1778 
Fleming, Agnes; John Angus, poulterer 22 Apr. 1786 

„ Alexander, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

James Duff, wright in Dunkeld 28 May 1783 

„ Alexander, musician, High Church p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of James Kay, carpenter 4 Sept. 1797 

„ Andrew, labourer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

John M'Queen, shepherd in p. of Crawford 4 June 1800 

,, David, wright in Portsburgh, and Margt., d. of deceased 

Alexander Clark, wright, now in S. S. E. p. 24 Feb. 1754 

„ David, gentleman's servant, and Carolina, d. of John Smith, 

weaver in Mid Calder, both in Old Grayfreir's p. 1 Jan. 1775 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Dirrie, merchant 28 Dec. 1755 

„ Elizabeth; Angus Macrae, sheriff officer 27 Nov. 1757 

,, Elizabeth; James Draper, chair bearer 17 Dec. 1758 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Stodart, gunner 13 Apr. 1766 

„ Elizabeth; James Shepherd, workman 24 Aug. 1766 

,, Elizabeth; James Lundie, plasterer 16 Feb. 1778 

,, Elizabeth; Henry Carse, soldier 7 June 1796 

,, George, staymaker, High Church p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased Walter Pringle, dyer in Leith 9 Feb. 1793 

„ Helen; John M'Leish, soldier 12 May 1780 

,, Helen; William Scott, servant 13 Dec. 1781 

„ Isabel; James Currie, soldier 18 Nov. 1790 

„ Isobel; William Murray, servant 2 Mar. 1791 

„ James, residenter in New Grayfriar's p., and Marjory Grant, 

same p., relict of John Buchanan, stabler 18 Nov. 1779 

„ (Fleeming), James, painter, Old Kirk p., and Janet, Old Gray- 
friar's p., d. of James Tumbull, brewer's servant 26 Oct. 1789 
,, Miss Janet ; Oliver Gourlay, writer 8 Aug. 1773 
,, Janet; Charles Millar, quarrier 25 Oct. 1786 
„ Jean; Alexander Purves, tailor 2 Sept. 1759 



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Fleming, Jean; James Philip, baker 23 Mar. 1790 

,, Jean: David Smith, weaver 26 Feb. 1793 

„ Jessamine; John Brown, soldier 3 Sept. 1792 

„ John, lintdresser in the Old Kirk p., and May, d. to Alexander 

Fleeming, tailor in Little Dunkeld 4 Nov. 1759 

,, John,, lintdresser in New Grayfreir's p., and Marjorie, d. to 
deceast Hugh Cameron, farmer at Lochaber, now in New 
North p. 11 Aug. 1765 

,, John, Chelsea pensioner and barber, and Marion, d. to John 

Hutcheson, Chelsea pensioner, both in College Kirk p. 2 Mar. 1766 
„ John, gentleman's servant, and Janet, d. of deceast John 

Crichton, cook, both in Lady Yester's p. 29 Jan. 1769 

,, John, mason, New Grayfriar's p., and Grizel, same p., d. of 

Adam Ramage, day labourer, Grange Lone 2 Mar. 1779 

„ John, waiter, New Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of Duncan 

Monro, wright in Inverrary 13 Dec. 1782 

„ John, gentleman's servant, New Gray Friar's p., and Ellie, same 
p., d. of Andrew Logan, farmer at Chapel Hill, p. of 
Peebles 17 Nov. 1785 

,, Katherine, John Ferguson, chairmaster . 5 Juire 1768 

,, Magdalen ; James Mitchell, white ironsmith 4 Apr. 1756 

., Magdalen ; John Johnstone, servant 24 Apr. 1774 

Margaret; William Callender, jun., baker 14 Apr. 1754 

,, Margaret ; John M'Donald, cordner 13 Nov. 1763 

„ Margaret : James Turnbull, mariner 16 Mar. 1778 

„ Margaret ; Robert Rollo, wright 6 Jan. 1785 

,, Margaret ; Andrew Angus, flesher 21 July 1786 

„ Mary ; George Lennox, shoemaker 27 June 1791 

„ May; John Fleming, lint dresser 4 Nov. 1759 

,, Lieut. Mungo, late of H.M. 63rd regt., and Mrs Helen Butter, 
relict of Robert Brown of Milnhead, and d. of deceased Mr. 
Charles Butter, merchant, both in St. Andrew p. 20 Apr. 1795 

„ Peter, warehouse keeper to the Excise, and Jean, both in St. 
Andrew p., d. of deceased John Campbell, tacksman, 
Craignish 10 May 1798 

„ Robert, printer, and Anne Brown, relict of Alexr. Beg, tailor in 

West Kirk p., both in New Grayfreir's p. 3 Sept. 1758 

„ Robert, waterbearer, and Janet, d. to Thomas Ballantyne, 

farmer in Kirkmichael, both in New Grayfriar's p. 24 May 1761 

,, Robert, soldier in City Guard in Tron p., and Christn., d. to 
Alexr. M'Nab, meall maker in Dunkeld, now in New Gray- 
friar's p. 29 May 1 763 
,, Robert, bookseller in Old Grayfrier's p., and Miss Elizth., d. to 

deceast George Weir of Kerse, now in Old Kirk p. 29 Sept. 1765 

„ Sophia ; George Summers, shoemaker 30 Dec. 1753 

,, Wm., mason in Lady Yester's p., and Helen, d. to Jas. 

Hendersson, burgess, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 13 Apr. 1760 

„ William, tailor, New Kirk p., and Magdalane, d. of John 

Robertson, farmer at Carmiehael 15 Aug. 1778 

„ William, cork cutter, Tron p., and Grissel, College Kirk p., d. 

of deceased John Kinloch, farmer, Strathmeiglo, Fife 14 Jan. 1786 

,, William, printer, High Church p., and Grisel, same p., d. of 

William Bell, mason 14 May 1794 

Fletcher, Angus, gentleman's servant, New Grayfriar's p., and Elisa- 
beth, Old Gray Friar's p., d. of deceased David Lietcb, 
water carrier 21 Nov. 1778 

„ Archibald, day labourer, Old Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of 
deceased George M'Kay, farmer, p. of Tongue, county of 
Sutherland 27 Dec. 1783 

,, Donald, fish porter, New Church p., and Elizabeth, same p., 

d. of Duncan Forbes, bricklayer 10 Nov. 1776 



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Fletcher, Miss Elizabeth ; Capt. John Wedderburn 5 Feb. 1758 

„ Jean ; William Grant, printer 6 Sept. 1785 

„ John, waterman in S. W. p., and Margt, d. to deceased James 

Barclay, tailor in Strabogie, now in N. W. p. 20 June 1756 

„ Major, from the East Indies of . . . . regt., and Miss Hunter, d. 

to Mr. Hunter of Blackness, both in New Church p. * 22 Jan. 1775 
., Margaret ; Robert Macfarlane, teacher 27 Oct. 1787 

„ Martha ; Alexander Robertson, chairman 29 May 1774 

,, Robert, mason in Lady Yester's p., and Mary, d. to deceast 

George Millar, farmer in p. of Wick, now in New Kirk p. 

13 Nov. 1757 
„ Robert, mason, College Kirk p., and Elizabeth Gowan, Tron p., 

relict of James Petrie, vintner 20 Sept. 1782 

,, Walter, miliar at Peper Miln in Liberton p., and Margaret, d. to 

William Laurie, cowfeederir Portsburgh, now in Old Gray- 

freir's p. 30 Apr. 1758 

Flett, Isobella ; John Nicolson, soldier 4 July 1781 

„ Margaret ; Donald Forbes, chairbearer 26 Sept. 1782 

Flight, Blair, clock and watchmaker in Kinross p., and Jean, in Tol- 

booth p., d. of deceased William Edward, writer in Kinross 

26 Aug. 1790 

Flindall, Sarah ; William Porteous 22 Jan. 1764 

Flint, Ann ; James Shaw, servant 9 May 1762 

,, Miss Eupham ; Mr. Charles Wilkie, minister 18 July 1756 

,, Grizel ; James Beveridge, merchant 6 Oct. 1754 

,, James, carter, New Gray Friar's p., and Grissel, same p., d. of 

Alexander Galloway, day labourer at Morningside 18 May 1782 

„ James, wright, Tolbooth p., and Janet, New Grayfriar's p., d. 

of John Lamb, farmer in Lanerk 2 Jan. 1787 

,, James, hostler, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, St. Andrew p., 

d. of Andrew Gray, gardener near Falkirk 9 Apr. 1795 

,, Margaret ; Robert Anderson, merchant 2 Nov. 1786 

„ Margaret ; John Edward Wynn 22 Apr. 1799 

,, Mary ; Francis Clerk, wright 2 Sept. 1770 

,, William, coachmaker in College Kirk p., and Mary, d. to John 

Innes, farmer in p. of Coylton in Ayrshire, now in Tion p. 29 July 1764 

Flockhart, Anne; David Taylor 1 Jan. 1758 

,, Cecil ; Robert Robertson, wright 7 Aug. 1768 

,, Elizabeth ; Thomas Langlands 28 Sept. 1777 

„ Henry, weaver in New Grayfriar's p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. 

of William Porterfield, shoemaker in St. Andrews, Fifeshire 4 Jan. 1793 
,, Jean ; William Drummond, wright 24 Apr. 1757 

,, John, wright in New North p., and Isobel, d. to John Grougar, 

farmer in p. of Norham in Northumberland, now in Lady 

Yester's p. 16 Dec. 1770 

„ John, journeyman wright, New Kirk p., and Eupham, Tolbooth 

p., d. of deceased Alexander Williamson, smith, p. of Salton 

30 Aug. 1784 
„ John, weaver, St. Andrew p., and Euphan, same p., d. of James 

Mitchell, wright, Dunfermline 11 Mar. 1796 

„ {Catherine ; Robert Gilbert, sen ant 21 Sept. 1786 

„ Robert, baker, Tron p. and Catharine, same p., d. of John Hay, 

butcher 16 Dec. 1793 

„ Susan ; John Lawson, letter carrier 4 May 1799 

,, William, merchant in Tolbooth p., and Mary, d. of deceast John 

Thomson, merchant, now in New Grayfriar's p. 29 Nov. 1761 

„ William, writer, New Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, St. Andrew 

p., d. of James Noble, portioner in Inverness 8 Aug. 1786 

Flouker, Jean ; Charles Crease, stay maker 20 May 1794 

Flucker, Margaret ; James Pringle, painter 1 June r795 

„ Mary ; Alexander Arnot, labourer 12 June 1798 



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F°g&a, John, journeyman wright in S. S. E. p., and Sarah, d. of 
deceased David Hasstie, gardener in Wigtoun, now in 
N. E. p. 23 Feb. 1752 

Foggan, Thomas, gentleman's servant, Newbattle, and Eupham, 

same p., d. of James Carstairs, weaver in Dalkeith 4 Sept. 1778 

Fogo (Foggo), Grissel ; James Brown, wright 28 Oct. 1782 

Helen ; Walter Finnie, mason 10 Nov. 175 1 

James, writer in Old Church p., and Elizabeth, Tron p., d, of 

John Jamison, merchant 2 Mar. 1777 

Miss Janny ; George Ireland, merchant 20 Oct. 1774 

Jean ; Peter Milne, candlemaker 22 Aug. 1785 

John, merchant clerk, College Kirk p., and Barbara Heriote, 

New Kirk p., d. of Joseph Thorn, officer of Excise at Air 2 Jan. 1783 
Mary; David Comb, servant 7 Jan. 1775 

Susana ; John Hopper, quartermaster R. N. 6 Oct. 1798 

Mr. Thomas, merchant, and Miss Jean, d. of deceased Mr. 
Christopher Wright, minister of the Gospell at Orr, both 
in N. K. p. 26 Oct. 1755 

Folley, Anna Maria ; Allan Cameron 10 May 1782 

Foot, Charlotte ; George Lindsay, servant 7 July 1765 

„ James, flesher, High Church p., and Jean Wilson, same p., 
relict say Lukrishaw Carder, Old Grayfriar's p., d. of Peter 
Gardner, merchant in Linlithgow 11 July 1798 

,, Margaret; James Braidwood, mason 12 June 1767 

Forbes, Alexander, soldier in the Earl of Sutherland's Regiment in 
Castle of Edinburgh, and Janet, d. to deceast John Ross, 
farmer in p. of Tain, shire of Ross, now in New Kirk p. 29 Aug. 1762 
,, Alexander, journeyman mason, and Margt., d. to David 

Donaldson, glover, both in Old Kirk p. 15 Sept. 1765 

„ Alexander, soldier in the South Fencibles, Old Kirk p., and 

Elizabeth, same p., d. of deceased John Taylor, weaver 25 Mar. 1783 
„ Alexander, grocer, Tron p., and Jean, Old Grayfriar's p., d. of 

Thomas Ritchie, wright 21 Aug. 1789 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant in Old Grayfriar's p., and 
Margaret, in same p., d. of Thos. Hardie, farmer at Wester 
Duddingston 2 Apr. 1791 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of George Hunter, gardener in Cannongate 19 Nov. 1799 
,, Alison; David Dougall, wright 3 Aug. 1760 

,, Angus, brewer's servant, New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of James Donaldson, carter in Peebles 7 June 1788 

,, Ann; Peter Robertson, bookbinder 19 Sept. 1773 

„ Ann; James Taylor, servant 19 Jan. 1777 

,, Arthur, weaver, and Agnes, d. to John Wallace, journeyman 

wright, now both in Tron p. 5 Dec. 1756 

„ Arthur, of Culloden, St. Andrew p., and Miss Mary W., same 

p., d. of the late Sir John Cumming 2 June 1800 

„ Benjamin, shoemaker, Lady Yester's p., and Katharine, New 
Church p., d. to deceased James Somervile, mason, Dun- 
fermling 8 Sept. 1776 

„ Charles, journeyman wright, New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, 
same p., d. of David Archibald, gardener at Morton, county 
of Edinburgh 24 Nov. 1785 

„ Daniel, running stationer in Tron p., and Katharine, d. to 
deceast Geo. Don, farmer in Glenegles, now in Tolboth p. 

2 Mar. 1766 
,, David, writer in Tolbooth p., and Miss Helen, d. to deceast 

William Dalmahoy of Cairnbee, now in College Kirk p. 13 Feb. 1763 
,, David, surgeon in Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, in Old Kirk 

p., d. of deceast George Stirling of Herbertshire 17 Apr. 1774 



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Forbes, Donald, flax dresser, New Ch. p., and Katharine Robertson, 

Tollbooth p., widow 7 Apr. 1776 

„ Donald, day labourer, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased John Stewart, farmer, Dumblane 12 Oct. 1779 

,, Donald, chair bearer, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased . . . Flate, farmer in the Orkneys, 26 Sept. 1782 

„ Duncan, merchant in New Grayfrier's p., and Mady, in South 

Leith p., d. of deceast Wm. Hodge, shipmaster in Leith 18 Apr. 1773 
„ Duncan, lintdresser, and Christian, both in Old Church p., d. 

to Duncan M'Donald, farmer in Carrick, Blair of 

Athole 12 Feb. 1775 

„ Duncan, soldier of the Rothsay and Caithness Fencibles, Old 

Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of James Watson, porter 17 Apr. 1795 
„ Elizabeth; Donald Fletcher, fish porter 10 Nov. 1776 

„ Elizabeth; Walter Irvine, flaxdresser 14 Nov. 1778 

„ Elizabeth; Peter Wishart, pensioner 1 May 1780 

„ Miss Emelia; Rev. David Beatson 11 July 1762 

„ Francis, gentleman's servant, Lady Ycster's p., and Elisabeth, 

same p., d. of Geo. Brounfield, wright in p. of Melrose 19 Dec. 1799 
„ Helen; William Christie, City Guard 16 Dec. 1759 

„ Helen; Anthony Millar, weaver 8 Nov. 1791 

„ Henry, baker, St. Giles' p., and Miss Patty, Tolbooth p., d. of 

deceased William Grant in Edinburgh 15 Oct. 1782 

„ Henry, soldier of the City Guard, Tron p., and Catharine, same 

p., d. of deceased Symon Fraser, farmer in p. of Alness, 

Ross-shire 29 July 1794 

,, Hugh, journeyman wright, and Jean, d. 'of deceased Peter 

Stewart, farmer in Atholl, both in S. S. E. p. 2 June 1751 

„ Hugh, journeyman wright, and Elizt., d. to deceased Daniel 

Cuming, farmer in Strathspey, both in S. K. p. 6 May 1753 

,, Isobel ; George Murdoch, soldier 4 May 1782 

„ Jacobina; George Corner, plumber 13 July 1789 

„ James, indweller, and Babby, d. to Robert Lesslie of Kinvie, 

now shopkeeper in Edinburgh 18 July 1756 

„ James, merchant in Old Kirk p , and Marion, d. to deceast 

Robert Anderson, farmer in Blackford in Perthshire, now 

in New North Kirk p. 29 Mar. 1 761 

„ James, merchant in Old Grayfrier's p., and Agnes, servant in 

said p., and d. to deceast Wm. Young, labourer in Corstor- 

phine 4 Oct. 1772 

„ James, flaxdresser in Old Church p., and Nancy, same p., d. to 

John Walker, flesher 7 May 1775 

„ James, watchmaker. New Gray Friar's p., and Cunningham, 

same p., d. of William Ross, wright 18 Mar. 1788 

„ James, mason in St. Andrew p., and Catharine, Tolbooth p., 

d. of Alexander Blyth, merchant 7 Nov. 1792 

„ James, of Hutton Hall, St. Andrew p., and Miss Sarah, same p., 

d. of . . . Richardson, county of Essex 24 Sept. 1799 

„ Janet; John Farquharson, labourer 22 Feb. 1761 

„ Janet; Fergus Ferguson, smith 24 Nov. 1 77 1 

„ Miss Janet; James Skinner, writer 12 Nov. 1779 

„ Janet; Donald Stewart, water bearer 16 Nov. 1787 

„ Janet; Peter M'Evven, chair bearer 25 Nov. 1789 

„ Janet; George Turner, merchant . 1 June 1795 

„ Jean; William Richardson, lint dresser 10 June 1753 

„ Jean; Ellias Scott, plumber 14 June 1767 

„ Jean; John Brunton, wright 9 Apr. 1769 

„ Jean; Duncan Anderson, chair bearer 25 Nov. 1789 

,, Jean; William Barnes, carpenter 20 Nov. 1795 

„ John, indweller, and Helen Watt, relict of Henry Brown, shoe- 
maker, both in Old Grayfriars p. 6 July 1760 



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Forbes, John, Chelsea pensioner, and Elizth. Allan, relict of John 

Richardson, soldier, now in College Kirk p. 26 Feb. 1769 

,, John, merchant, and Agnes, d. to John Millar, indweller in 

Nether Liberton, both in College Kirk p. 1 July 1770 

„ John, merchant, Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of Charles 

Espline, merchant 1 Sept. 178 1 

,, John, late sergeant in the 78th regiment, High Kirk p., and 
Margaret, same p., d. of Henry Williamson, day labourer at 
Cameron, county of Edinburgh 19 Apr. 1785 

„ John, tailor, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of James 

Cameron, town officer 22 Nov. 1786 

„ John, invalid, Edinburgh Castle, and Janet, New Grayfriar's 

p., d. of deceased John M'Leod, pensioner, Portsburgh 6 Nov. 1798 
„ Katherine; Walter Dallas, sailor 7 Aug. 1763 

„ Katherine; Andrew Shiels, printer 13 Dec. 1767 

„ Katherine; John M'Intosh, workman 14 Aug. 1768 

„ Katherine; James Smith, tailor 10 Apr. 1780 

,, Katherine; Finlay Ferguson, plasterer 8 Jan. 1785 

,, Katherine; Donald Stewart, flesher 26 Apr. 1791 

,, Lessly, mariner, New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexr. Finlay, mariner at Queensferry 2 Oct. 1786 

Miss Margaret ; Mr. Robert Chalmers, writer 26 Dec 1756 

,, Margaret; John Don, printer 28 Aug. 1768 

,, Margaret; Thomas Morrison, mariner 7 Apr. 1776 

„ Margaret; James Ferguson, chairmaster 23 Jan. 1788 

„ Margaret; Patrick Donaldson, invalid 20 Mar. 1789 

„ Marion; David Robertson 5 Feb. 1758 

„ Marion; John Wilson 6 Sept. 1761 

,, Miss Marjory; Major-Gen. John Mackenzie, Lord Macleod 24 May 1786 
„ Mary ;' William Hay 27 Jan. 1760 

,, Mary; David Ramsay, chairmaster 18 Sept. 1789 

„ Mary; Robert Cummins, carver 18 Feb. 1797 

„ Mungo, drover, New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, Tolbooth 

p., d. of Hugh Cameron, pensioner in Perth 5 Sept. 1788 

„ Mrs. Phebie ; Thomas Brodie, W.S. 2 Mar. 1755 

,, Robert, shoemaker, St. Andrew p., and Marion, same p., d. of 
deceased James Taylor, farmer at St. Ninian's, Stirling- 
shire 18 Aug. 1795 
„ Thomas, gentleman's servant, p. of St. Giles, and Jean, West 

Kirk p., d. of deceased John Rolls, day labourer 29 Mar. 1779 

,, Walter, upholsterer in Old Grayfreir's p., and Christian, in Tron 
p., d. to deceast Francis Ross, farmer in p. of Kilmure 
[Easter] in Ross-shire 10 Feb. 1765 

„ William, indweller in S. E. p., and Margt. Bisset, relict of 

Arthur Thomson, vintner in Linlithgow 17 Aug. 1755 

,, William, journeyman shoemaker, and Margt., d. to Edward 

M'Gill, weaver in Berwick-upon-Tweed, both in N. K.fp. 25 July 1756 
„ William, a soldier in the 46th regiment, now in the New Kirk 
p., and Katharine M'Intosh, relict of James Douglas, soldier 
in Colonell Campbell's regiment, now in Old Kirk p. 14 Jan. 1770 

,, Sir William, banker in Tron p., and Miss Eliz., d. to James Hay 

of Haystoun, now in Canongate p. 16 Sept. 1770 

,, William, smith, Old Kirk p., and Rachel, College Kirk p., d. of 

deceased James Black, weaver at Dysart 27 Mar. 1780 

„ William, writer, and Agnes, Old - Kirk p., d. of deceased 

. . . Gray, factor at Dirleton 3 Aug. 1780 

„ William, residenter, Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, in St. 

Andrew p., d. of John Bruce, shoemaker 12 Nov. 1790 

,, Mr. William, banker, St. Andrew p., and Miss Wilianmina 
Wishart, St. Cuthbert's p., d. of Sir John Wishart Belches, 
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Ford, (Foord), Agnes; George Wilson, mason 17 May 1780 

„ Alexander, tailor, and Mary, d. to deceast Alexr. Tod, wright in 

Ormiston, both in Tron p. 7 J u "e 1761 

„ Andrew, soldier in the City Guard, and Ann, d. of deceased 

Gilbert Oliver, farmer in Hawick, now both in S. K. p. 26 May 1754 
„ Andrew, weaver in Lady Yester's p., and Henrietta, d. to 

deceast Wm. Dalvell, carpenter at North Leith, now in New 

Kirk p. 17 May 1761 

„ Elizabeth ; Edward Robertson, servant 13 Nov. 1783 

„ Miss Grizel; Rev. Robert Dick 26 June 1757 

„ Helen ; William Sharp, merchant 22 July 1780 

„ James, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Alison, Tolbooth 

p., d. of Rodrick Stephan, grive at Cockpen 17 Nov. 1780 

„ James, coach driver in College Kirk p., and Margaret, in 

Tolbooth p., d. of John Butter, bookbinder 10 Jan. 1793 

„ Janet ; James Gladstons, vintner 9 Nov. 1755 

„ John, mariner in S. W. p., and Margaret, d. to Robert Black, 

sivewright in Mussleburgh p., now in N.K. p. 13 May 1753 

„ Katherine; Robert Liddell, porter 12 Apr. 1787 

„ Margaret ; John Dewar 23 June 1765 

„ Margaret; Alexander Kennedy, merchant . 28 Apr. 1794 

„ Patrick, journeyman weaver in S. K. p., and Lillias, d. of 

deceased John Wallace, sailor in Irvine, now in S. S. E. 

p. 18 Nov. 1753 

„ Rebecca; Alexander Robertson, servant 28 Apr. 1776 

„ Rebecca; Archibald Keith, papermaker 16 Nov. 1796 

„ Samuel, chaise driver, and Margaret, d. to Chas. Lindsay, 

baxter in Dunfermline, both in Old Grayfreir's p. 7 May 1769 

Fordyce, Agnes ; Edward Thomson, merchant 26 Apr. 1790 

„ Miss Allan ; Andrew Grant, merchant 26 Oct. 1760 

„ Miss Ann ; David Stewart, merchant 17 Mar. 1776 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; James Millar, Jamaica 20 June 1781 

,, Katherine; William Kirk, servant 11 Aug. 1751 

„ Marjorie ; John Duncan, tailor 13 Jan. 1751 

Forgan, Janet: Peter Gullen, tailor 10 July 1795 

Forgie, Elizabeth; Robert Dickson, wright 12 June 1798 

,, William, sivewright at Bathgate, now in Old Grayfryer's p., 

and Jean, same p., d. to J. Harper, meal man at Leith 4 June 1775 

Forman (Foreman), Agnes ; David Clephane, mariner 24 Aug. 1797 

„ Christian; James Salisbury, architect 14 Jan; 1786 

„ David, tailor in Dysert, and Isobel, d. to deceased Alexr. 

Morison, weaver in Dunkeld, now in N. K. p. 24 May 1752 

„ Diana; James Watt, shoemaker 14 Nov. 1785 

„ Elizabeth ; John Squair, flesher 3 Sept. 1793 

„ George, baker, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

Charles Kerr, clerk, Salton Barley Mill 28 Oct. 1799 

,, Henry, land labourer, Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased James Herd, day labourer at East Wemyss, Fife 15 July 1785 
„ Henry, mariner of H.M.S. "Aurora," and Sophia, d. of Thomas 

Morris, salter at Weemyss, Fife, both in St. Andrew p. 24 Sept. 1794 
„ Isabel; Matthew Millar, servant 8 July 1785 

„ Miss Jean ; John Ker, upholsterer 25 Oct. 1799 

,, Margaret; Thomas Field, miller 21 Mar. 1785 

„ Robert, cabinetmaker, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of James Robertson, servant in the Cess Office 14 Feb. 1786 

„ Robert, shoemaker, College Church p., and Janet, Old Church 

p., d. of Robert Aitken, farmer in Spittle 2 Jan. 1800 

„ William, journeyman wright, and Janit, d. to deceast John 

Hendersno, ferrier in Grinlaw, both in Tron p. 19 Sept. 1762 

Forres, Miss Helen ; Edward Innes, baker 21 Apr. 1781 



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Forrest, Miss; John Cunningham 17 Apr. 1757 

,. Agnes ; Robert Reid, servant 15 June 1777 

,, Agnes; David Robertson, merchant 25 Jan. 1796 

„ Allan, flaxdresser, Old Grayfriar's p., and Katharine, same p., 
d. of deceased Thomas Thomson, mariner at South Queens- 
ferry 8 Aug. 1786 
,, Andrew, merchant in South Leith, and Miss Jean, d. to deceased 

. . . Aikman, surgeon in Biggar, now in S. W. p. 18 July 1756 

„ Andrew, gentleman's servant, Tron p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

David Clark, gentleman's servant 30 July 1799 

„ Miss Anna; James Moor, writer 22 Apr. 1759 

„ Miss Anne; John Johnson 28 Sept. 1789 

„ Benjamin, painter, and Margaret, d. to John Fraser, land 

labourer in Aberdour, both in New Kirk p. 24 July 1763 

„ Christian ; George Lindsay, flesher 13 Mar. 1774 

,, Christian ; Andrew Callender, hairdresser 21 Aug. 1789 

„ Daniel, merchant in St. Andrew p., and Mary, in New Gray 

Friar's p., d. of Robert Lawson, stabler 20 Jan. 1792 

,, David, ostler, and Mary, d. of deceast Thos. Anderson, tailor in 

Curris, both in New Grayfreir's p. 20 Nov. 1768 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; Alexander Chalmers, accountant 10 Aug. 1755 

,, Elizabeth; James Maxwell, servant 7 Oct. 1770 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Reid, merchant 2 Dec. 1791 

,, George, barber and wigmaker in N. E. p., and Agnes, d. of 

John Burns, upholsterer, now in S. W. p 3 June 1753 

„ George, barber and wigmaker in Lady Yester's p., and Helen, 
d. to William Hutton, gardener at Kinnroull, and shop- 
keeper in Old Grayfriar's p. 15 Feb. 1 761 
„ George, wigmaker, Lady Yester's p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased Thomas Wallace, barber 16 Feb. 1777 

„ George, wright, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

John Carse, tailor in Alloa 18 Apr. 1788 

„ Helen; John Hutton, carpenter 19 May 1784 

„ Helen; James Douglas, mason 13 Apr. 1792 

„ Henry, mariner, New Church p., and Janet, same p., d. to 

deceast George Johnston, day labourer at Dalkeith 25 Feb. 1776 

„ Hugh, wright in Old Grayfrier's p., and Ann, d. of deceast 
James Arnot, mason in South Leith, now in New Gray- 
frier's p. 2 May 1773 
,, Isobell ; John Essex, shoemaker 26 Sept. 1773 
,, Jacobina; Alexander Gardner, bookbinder 31 Oct. 1794 
„ James, smith in Lady Yester's p., and Marion, d. to deceast 
Mathew Thomson, residenter in Lanark, now in College 
Kirk p. 2 July 1758 
„ James, wright, burges in Old Grayfriar's p., and Ann, d. to 

deceast James Haliburton, shipmaster in Lieth 22 June 1760 

„ James, gardener in Cannon mills in the West Kirk p., and 
Sarah, d. of deceast Abraham Houlden, farmer at Dundee, 
now in Old Grayfriar's p. 7 Aug. 1763 

„ James, merchant in Dalkeith, now in Edinburgh, and Margaret, 
Col. p., d. to Mr. Alexander Young, shoemaker at Mussel- 
brough 2= Aug. 1776 

,, James, gardener at Corstorphin, and Anne, West Kirk p., d. ot 

deceased James Aitken, wright 25 July 1778 

,, James, merchant, Tolbooth p., and Miss Helen, High Kirk 

p., d. of James Izett, hatter 5 Mar. 1789 

,, Janet; David Smith, smith 29 June 1778 

„ Janet; John Brown, baker 4 Nov. 1799 

„ Jean; John Murray, porter 23 Nov. 1766 

,, Jean; Benjamin Robertson, miller 12 Jan. 1797 

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Forrest, John, smith, and Margt, d. of deceased James Smith, land 

labourer in Auld Meldrum, both in S. E. p. 18 Aug. 1754 

„ John, jun., merchant in Tolbooth p., and Miss Elizth., d. to 

deceast Arthur Nasmith of Auchingraymount in p. of 

Hamilton 17 Nov. 1765 

„ John, surgeon, Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of John 

Glass, merchant in Stirling 15 Jan. 1788 

„ John, day labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, St. Andrew 

p., d. of deceased James Little, farmer at Cambus Barron 3 Nov. 1789 
,, Katherine ; James Macpherson, servant 17 May 1799 

„ Margaret; John More, smith 17 Oct. 1756 

„ Margaret ; William Aberdour, gardener 13 Nov. 1763 

„ Margaret ; Walter Anderson, shoemaker 5 Jan. 1766 

„ Margaret ; Hector Campbell, chairman 2 Apr. 1769 

„ Margaret; Alexander Greenfield, vvright 11 Dec. 1774 

„ Margaret; Robert Berwick, merchant 26 July 1779 

„ Margaret; Laurence Forrest, tailor 3 Sept. 1790 

„ Margaret; William Nixon, hatter 27 Sept. 1794 

„ Mark, potter, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased William Watson, potter at Prestonpans 5 Sept. 1794 

„ Mary; Alexander Bolton, wright 18 Jan. 1767 

,, Oliver, shoemaker, and Janet, d. to John Abernethy, a labouring 

man in West Kirk p., both in Lady Yester's p. 13 Dec. 1772 

„ Peter, gentleman's servant in College Kirk p., and Elizth., d. to 

deceast James M'Laren, gentleman's servant, in said p. 24 Nov. 1765 
,, Robert, weaver, and Elizabeth, d. to deceast Wm. Taylor, 

weaver in Musselburgh, both in New Kirk p. 11 Apr. 1762 

,, Robert, merchant in College Kirk p., and Margt., d. to deceast 

John M'Kinnen, merchant in Old Kirk p. 22 Dec. 1765 

,, Robert, stocking maker, and Margaret, Old Church p., d. of 

Thomas Spence, wigmaker in Moffat 16 Feb. 1777 

,, Thomas, printer in Old Grayfrier's p., and Isobel, d. of deceast 

Francis Thomson, gentleman's servant in Tron p. 27 Feb. 1774 

,, Thomas, grocer, New Gray Friar's p., and Jean, College Kirk 

p., d. of deceased James Grant, merchant 17 Apr. 1786 

„ Walter, merchant in Tolbooth p., and Mrs. Ann, d. to deceast 

Sir Jas. Home of Blackader, Bart. 23 Oct. 1763 

„ William, journeyman smith in College Kirk p., and Christian, 
. d. to John Dewar, merchant's clerk in Leith, now in 

Tolbooth p. 10 May 1761 

,, William, merchant in the New Grayfriar's p., and Miss Betty, 

in said p., d. of deceast James M'Kay, copper smith 28 Aug. 1774 

Forrestdale, Archibald, mariner, and Margt., d. to deceast James 

Aitken, carpenter in Kinghorn, now in New North p 14 July 1765 

Forrester, Alexander, carter in Old Grayfrier's p., and Jannet, d. to 

Robt. Bryden, farmer in Liberton p., now in New Gray- 
frier's p. 26 Oct. 1766 
„ Anne; Thomas Moore, vintner 20 Jan. 1754 
„ Elinor; Thomas Barkas, slater 30 Aug. 1785 
„ Isobell; Samuel Somervell, baker 30 May 1778 
,, Isobell; James Hunter, wright jo Jan. 1799 
„ Janet; William Fairlie 22 Feb. 1761 
„ Janet; Robert Bow, merchant 21 Nov. 1787 
„ Jean; Robert Brown, gunner ■ 18 Oct. 1784 
,, Jean; John Fraser, grocer 18 May 1795 
„ Margaret; Alexander M'Culloch, gardener 3 July 1784 
„ Mary; John Baillie, servant 2 Dec. 1770 
,, Mary; William Mitchell, merchant 5 Aug. 1782 
,, Peter, merchant in New Grayfrier's p , and Elizabeth, d. to 

Robert Laidlie, farmer at Drumelier, now in West Kirk p. 

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Forrester, Richard, coachmaster, New Grayfriar's p., and Anne, same 

p., d. of deceased John Smith, gentleman's servant 7 Dec. 1789 

„ Miss Susan; Alexander Findlater, Excise officer 30 Apr. 1778 

„ William, soldier in Lord George Beauclerk's regiment and 

Captain Moor's company, and Ann Percey, relict of Thos. 

Steven, soldier in said Lord George Beauclerk's regiment, 

now both in N. W. p. 29 Apr. 1753 

„ William, shipmaster, and Margt, d. of deceast John Scott, 

wright, both now in New Greyfreir's p. 25 Dec. 1768 

„ William, soldier, 25th regiment, Edinburgh Castle, and Janet, 

College Kirk p., d. of George Coutts, farmer at Deeside 25 July 17S0 
Forret, Robert, tailor, High Church p., and Katharine, p. of Kil- 

conquhar, d. of John Scott, flesher in Leven, Fife 1 July 1800 

„ Thomas, baker, High Kirk p., and Janet, Tolbooth p., d. of 

deceased James Bell, day labourer at Newton, near 

Dalkeith ' 5 Jan. 1790 

„ William, sadler, New North p., and Ann, same p., d. of Robert 

Kenniburgh, glazier 31 Oct. 1799 

Forrisdale, Isobell ; Alexander Moncur, merchant 2 June 1751 

Forson, Alexander, plasterer, Old Kirk p., and Elizabeth, Tron p., 

d. of Patrick Auld, gardener at Air 21 May 1782 

Forster, Miss Alice; Lieut. William Hay 26 Dec. 1792 

„ Miss Jane; Lieut.-Col. Walter Kerr 17 Mar. 1797 

„ Mary; William Warwick, horse dealer 24 Dec. 1789 

Forsyth, Adam, gentleman's servant, and Margaret, d. of deceast 

James Duncan, smith in p. of Closeburn, both in Tron p. 17 June 1770 
„ Agnes; John Martin 11 July 1756 

„ Anne; Charles Naismith, tailor 8 Mar. 1782 

„ Barbara; Robert Phillips, servant 29 May 1797 

„ Bethia ; Harry Gairns, shoemaker 21 Mar. 1796 

,, Christian; Michael Rutherford, watchmaker 11 Apr. 1798 

„ Eupham ; John Reid, workman 3 Apr. 1768 

„ George, gardener in New Kirk p., and Anne Strachan, d. to 

deceast Archbald Sinclair, officer of Excise in Inverness, 

now in Old Grayfriar's p. 21 Oct. 1759 

„ Henry, grocer, St. Andrew p., and Elizabeth, College Kirk p., 

d. of deceased Robert Keltie, gardener near Edinburgh 19 May 1785 
„ Isobel; John Brown, merchant 10 Mar. 1778 

„ Isobel; Alexander Macdonald, servant 1 Feb. 1791 

„ James, shoemaker in Calton in South Leith p., and Agnes, d. 

of deceast John Cairns, farmer in p. of Tranent, now in 

Tolbooth p. 9 May 1762 

„ James, bookbinder, and Jean, d. of deceased John Tait, glazier 

at Creiff, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 18 Dec. 1774 

„ James, student of physick, Lady Yester's p., and Fanny, Old 

Ch. p., d. to deceased Mathias Hornsby, merchant in 

Leith 29 Sept. 1776 

,, Jean; William Paterson, servant 23 Mar. 1766 

„ Jean; Finlay Fraser, servant 15 Sept. 1783 

„ Jean; Donald Ryrie, labourer 16 Feb. 1796 

„ John, gardener in the New Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, d. of 

deceased James Barclay, labourer in p. of Markins, now in 

Old Kirk p. 31 May 1772 

„ Juiles ; Robert Robb, merchant 3 Mar. 1771 

„ Lauchlane, bookseller, Old Grayfryer's p., and Isobell, now in 

Edinr., d. to Robert Burn, shoemaker at Kelso 3 Mar. 1776 

„ Lewis, water bearer, New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, same p., 

d. of David Anderson, weaver in Lonehead 12 Sept. 1783 

„ Margaret ; James Parker, servant 11 Nov. 1770 

„ Margaret; Robert Purves, mason 4 July 1773 

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Forsyth, Margaret; Charles Stewart, servant 13 Dec. 1779 

„ Margaret; William Allan, mariner 4 Apr. 1793 

„ Marion; Thomas Neilson, merchant 22 Dec. 1786 

„ Mark, baker, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased Samuel Duncan, baker in Canon Milns 19 May 1795 

„ Peter, journeyman wright in Old Kirk p., and Sarah, d. to Wm. 

Snodgrass, gardener in Abbayhill, now in Lady Yester's p. 9 Oct. 1763 
„ Thomas, staymaker, and Ann, d. of deceased George Spring, 

writer in South Leith, both in N. E. p. 1 Sept. 1754 

„ Thomas, journeyman tailor, and Janet, d. to J as. Wordie, smith 

at Polcrip, both in Old Kirk p. 24 Aug. 1766 

,, William, journeyman mason in the Old Kirk p., and Janet, d. 

to deceast Wm. Falconer in p. of Dyke, shire of Murray, 

now in Lady Yester's p. 18 Feb. 1759 

„ William, mason in the New Extended Royalty, and Janet, in 

said p., d. of James Gilmour, farmer at Dolphington 28 Aug. 1774 

„ William, shoemaker in Lady Yester's p., and Jacobina, same 

p., d. of deceased John Wilson, weaver at Ely, Fife 3 Dec. 1790 

,, William, smith, New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, St. Andrew p., 

d. of George Sanderson, gardener in p. of Humbie 25 Jan. 1799 

Fortaye, Jean ; John Porteous, hairdresser 23 Apr. 1792 

Forth, Miss Ann ; Rev. Dr. George Kay 9 Aug. 1761 

Fortune, Alexander, shopkeeper in College Kirk p., and Margaret, 

in Lady Yester's p., d. of deceast Nichol Graham, wright 28 Feb. 1773 
,, Alexander, mason, College Kirk p., and Marge., same p., d. of 

deceased Alexr. M'Dougall, brewar in Perth 28 Aug. 1780 

„ David, tenant in Kilpunt in p. of Kirkliston, and Alison, d. 

to Andrew Denholm, farmer in p. of Cramond, now in 

S. W. p. 7 Dec. 1755 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Wilson, servant 16 Sept. 1753 

„ Elizabeth; George Simpson, waiter 19 June 1774 

„ Elizabeth ; George Cowie, waiter 20 Oct. 1798 

,, George, merchant's clerk in New Kirk p., and Jean, d. to 

William Sime, merchant in Lady Yester's p. 26 Jan. 1772 

,, Grizell ; David Brown, mason 22 Nov. 1767 

„ Hamilton ; William Stevenson, joiner 24 June 1791 

„ Helen; James Leathhead, mason 16 Feb. 1773 

„ Helen; William M'Kie, servant 20 July 1780 

„ Isobel ; William Millar, servant 30 Jan. 1788 

,, James, tanner in Tolbooth p., and Helen, d. to Robert Anster, 

sclater in p. of Ineresk, now in New Kirk p. 24 Feb. 1771 

„ James, coachman, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann, same .p., d. of 

late John Stewart, hairdresser 28 Apr. 1800 

,, John, vintner, and Anne, d. to deceast John Sommers, farmer 

in p. of Kilmadock, both in New Kirk p. 31 Aug. 1766 

,, John, gentleman's servant, Old Gray Friar's p., and Jean, 

same p., d. of Thomas Westwood, day labourer at Carnock 26 Feb. 1790 
„ John, baker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased James Mackean, shoemaker in Wick 5 May 1794 

,, Robert, day labourer, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased John Symington, weaver in Dunse 19 Nov. 1784 

„ Susan ; William Brown, servant 17 June 1795 

„ Thomas, gentleman's servant, College Kirk p., and Mary, 

same p., d. of David Arthur, lintdresser 12 Nov. 1784 

„ William, journeyman wright in Old Kirk p., and Mary, d. to 

deceast John Wallace, journeyman wright, now in New 

Kirk p. 11 Oct. 1761 

„ William, carver in Lady Yester's p., and Mary, d. to Hugh 

Ritchie, sailor in Irvine, now in Tron p. 11 Aug. 1765 

„ William, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p., and Mary, 

same p., d. of William Hogg, mariner at Bo'ness 27 Apr. 1792 



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Foster, Diana ; James Bevvs, mariner 27 May 1794 

„ Isobel ; James Hislop, wright 20 Nov. 1774 

,, Janet ; John Cowan 8 Aug. 1773 

,, Katherine ; Robert Kirkwood, tailor 27 July 1792 

„ Miss Sarah ; Robert Grahame of Morphy 2 Feb. 1785 

Fotherby, Luke, merchant in S. E. p., and Janet Scott, relict of 

Charles Millar, suppervisser at Prestonpans, now in 

N. E. p. t 22 Oct. 1752 

Fotheringhame, Alexander, journeyman wright, and Elizabeth, d. to 

deceast Gilbert Robert Robertson, weaver in Dundee, both 

in Tron p. 13 May 1759 

„ David, day labourer, Tron p., and Martha, same p., d. of Henry 

Strachan, keelman at Newcastle 25 Sept. 1780 

„ Frederick, writer, Tolbooth p., and Miss Christian, d. of Boyd 

Porterfield of that Ilk 28 Sept. 1777 

,, Isobel; Richard Keavells, soldier 7 June 1752 

„ Jean; William Mackenzie, carpenter 21 Nov. 1797 

,, John, journeyman mason in Lady Yester's p., and Jean, d. to 

James Murray, weaver in Alloa 27 Oct. 1765 

„ John, of the Excise, St. Andrew p., and Miss Jean Douglas 

Hamilton, same p., d. of Mr. Alexr. Kennewie in Linlithgow 

21 Nov. 1798 
,, Katherine; James Scougall, tailor . 5 Nov. 1758 

„ Katherine; Arthur Wood, founder 12 July 1797 

„ Margaret; Robert Elder, mason 9 Nov. 1766 

„ Thomas, mason, Old Gray Friar's p , and Margaret, same p., 

d. of Archibald Howison, carver and gilder 4 July 1788 

Foubister, Adam, glass cutter, St. Andrew p., and Christian, same p., 

d. of James Leighton, glass maker, Leith 19 Oct. 1795 

Foulis, Ann; John Macnab, cabinetmaker 26 May 1800 

,, Charles, shoemaker, New Gray Friar's p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of deceased James George, day labourer 30 June 1785 

„ Sir James, of Collington, Bart., in St. Andrew p., and Miss 

Margaret, same p., d. of deceased Mr. William Dallas, late 

wright and burgess 14 June 1791 

Fowler, Andrew, mariner in Old Kirk p., and Isabel, same p., d. of 

deceased George Kay, farmer in Craill, Fife 16 Apr. 1792 

„ Ann; Alexander Clark, glover 17 May 1761 

„ Ann; John Purves, soldier 28 Mar. 1783 

„ Blackwood; Daniel Maclaren, servant 6 May 1764 

,, Elizabeth; Thomas Tait, servant 14 Oct. 1759 

„ Elizabeth; John Shankie, shoemaker 18 May 1760 

„ James, bookseller and stationer in Tron p., and Miss Jean, in 

Old Gray Friar's p., d. of Mr. William Phin, cooper in 

Collington 12 Oct. 1791 

„ James, printer, and Joanna, Tron p., d. of . . . M'Kinlay, 

merchant, Kircudbright 24 Aug. 1780 

,, John, smith, and Mary, d. to John Lyon, journeyman tailor, 

both in College Kirk p. 14 Jan. 1759 

,, Margaret; James M'Nab, merchant 21 Feb. 1780 

„ Margaret; Thomas Drummond, auctioneer 15 Apr. 1793 

„ Margaret; John M'Lauchlan, servant 2 Apr. 1794 

„ Margaret; William Lawson, labourer 3 Apr. 1799 

„ Mary; Peter M'Intosh, town guard 13 Nov. 1778 

,, Nathaniel, silver plater, Tolbooth p., and Christian Temple, 

same p., relict of John Herron, tailor at Cannon Mills 9 July 1788 

„ Thomas, writer in St. Andrew p., and Miss Helen, in College 

Kirk p., eldest d. of late Mr. Daniel Murray of Over Durdie 

31 May 1792 
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Foy, James, writing master in Old Kirk p., and Isobel, d. to deceast 

David Morrison, writer, now in College Kirk p. 4 May 1766 

Fraiter, John, soldier, 4th regiment Scotch Militia, Edinburgh 
Castle, and Mary, Tolbooth p., d. of Alexander Watt, 
labourer in Stirling . 8 Dec. 1800 

Frame, Helen; George Drummond, weaver 27 Feb. 1799 

„ Margaret ; William Anderson, servant 26 June 1800 

„ Richard, mason in College Kirk p., and Janet, d. to Daniel 

Mack, mason, now in Lady Yester's p. 8 Mar. 1761 

Frampton, Ann ; Henry Griffiths, quarter-master 7 Aug. 1799 

France, Margaret; Robert Stodart, smith 11 Nov. 1770 

,, Mary; Gilbert Macgillivray, servant 2 Oct. 1768 

Franch, Anne; John Grot, merchant 20 Jan. 1789 

Francis, James, mariner, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased John Stewart, chair master 14 Aug. 1798 

„ Mary; Alexander Sutherland 1 Nov. 1767 

Frankland, Caroline; John Murray, wright 16 May 1798 

Fraser, Adam, smith, Lady Yester's p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

John Legget, weaver at Nether Libberton 18 Nov. 1793 

„ Agnes; James Tait, awlmaker 24 Apr. 1784 

„ Agnes; William Hunter, labourer 7 Jan. 1785 

,, Agnes: William Smith, baker 12 Feb. 1787 

„ Alexander, labouring man, and Elizabeth, d. of deceast John 

M'Intosh, farmer in shire of Inverness, both in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 19 July 1767 

,, Alexander, a labouring man, and Janet, d. of deceast John 

M'Donald, farmer in p. of Ross, both in New Kirk p. 13 Jan. 1771 

„ Alexander, writer, College Church p., and Allison, Tron p., d. 

to deceased Mr. James Miller, merchant and burges 20 Aug. 1775 

,, Alexander, gentleman's servant, p. of St. Gilles, and Hannah, 
same p., d. of deceast John M'Ewan, dyster at Haddington 

19 Nov. 1778 

„ Alexander, day labourer, Tolbooth p., and Margaret, same p., 
d. of deceased Malcom M'Donald, farmer in Fortingall, 
Perthshire 14 Aug. 1784 

„ Alexander, wright, College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. 

of Alexander Fraser, baker at Fort William 29 Nov. 1784 

,, Alexander, shoemaker, New North p., and Margaret M'Pherson, 
widow of Donald M'Pherson, soldier in Lord M'Donald's 
Regiment (Lady Yester's p.) 23 Dec. 1784 

„ Alexander, brewer's servant, Old Gray Friar's p., and Helen, 
same p., d. of George Wood, day labourer at Largo, 
Fife 12 Apr. 1785 

„ Alexander, day labourer, High Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. 
of Andrew M'Kay, carpenter at Clachnahery, county of 
Inverness 26 Apr. 1785 

„ Alexander, tailor, Lady Yester's p., and Agnes, New North p., 

d. of deceased Alexander Strachen, mariner in Leith 8 Sept. 1786 

„ Alexander, sawer of timber, High Kirk p., and Helen, Tron 

Kirk p., d. of Alexander Tolmie, smith 31 Jan. 1788 

„ Alexander, soldier in the 39th regiment, Tolbooth p., and 

Euphemia, same p., d. of Alexander Fraser, day labourer 25 July 1788 

,, Alexander, day labourer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Flora, same p., 
d. of deceased Hugh Cameron, farmer, Camaguran, 
Rannach, county of Perth 18 Aug. 1788 

„ Alexander, day labourer in New Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, 

same p., d. of William M'Intosh, day labourer 8 June 1790 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant in High Kirk p., and Janet, in 

same p., d. of deceased John Clark, coach wright 30 Nov. r79o 

„ Alexander, causeway layer, St. Andrew p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of deceased Geo. Berryhill, of the City Guard C5 Mar. 1793 



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Fraser, Allan, Old Grayfriar's p., d. of Alexander Fraser, flesher in 
Haddington, and John Hindhaugh, soldier, 28th Dragoons, 
College Church p. 24 May 1800 

„ Allicia; James Hunter, mason 15 Dec. 1791 

„ Andrew, weaver, Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, Tolbooth p., d. 
of deceased Donald Fraser, farmer at Balledrum, county of 
Inverness 3° J ulv 1785 

„ Andrew, shoemaker in Old Kirk p., and Barbara, in same p., d. 

of deceast Willm. Millar, soldier in the 4th regiment 13 Apr. 1790 

„ Andrew, tailor, New Grayfriar's p., and Elisabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert Young, cowfeeder, Portsburgh 12 Sept. 1793 

„ Angus, soldier, City Guard, Tolbooth p., and Janet, Old Kirk p., 

d. of Alexander Dewar, farmer at Appin Dow, Perthshire 28 July 1797 
„ Miss Anne; John Rae, surgeon 28 Aug. 1783 

„ Anne; John Fraser, invalid 15 Dec. 1783 

„ Anne ; Donald Mackay, labourer 6 Feb. 1788 

„ Anne ; John M'Coll, merchant's clerk 16 Jan. 1789 

„ Archibald, cork cutter in Old Gray Friar's p., and Christian, in 

Old Kirk p., d. of James Campbell, painter 11 Nov. 1791 

„ Barbara; Alexander Scoular, tanner 29 May 1757 

„ Barbara; George Home, gardener 25 Oct. 1799 

„ Bartlett; James Monro, goldsmith 27 June 1799 

„ Miss Catherine; William Wardrop, writer 7 Sept. 1791 

„ Catherine; Henry Forbes, City Guard 29 July 1794 

„ Christian; Peter Reid, servant 29 July 1780 

„ Christian; John Mackenzie, labourer 9 Nov. 1787 

„ Christian; Andrew Mackenzie, shoemaker 8 Dec. 1790 

„ Christian; Alexander Monro, porter 8 June 1797 

„ Daniel, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, 
same p., d. of Willm. King, tide waiter at M'Duff, Banffshire 

29 July 1795 
„ David, mariner, and Agnes, d. of deceased John Tenent, farmer 

at Bathgate, now both in S. E. p. 21 July 1754 

„ David, mariner, and Anne, d. to John White, weaver in Leith, 

both in Lady Yester's p. 17 Nov. 1771 

„ David, day labourer, Old Kirk p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexr. Campbell, day labourer at Balenvick 4 Mar. 1789 

„ David, wright in College Kirk p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexr. Brown, wright 8 Sept. 1791 

„ Donald, writer, and Margaret, d. to Alexander Fraser, shoe- 
maker 28 Aug. 1763 
„ Donald, gentleman's servant in New Kirk p., and Isobel, d. to 
deceast John Adams, journeyman smith, both in New 
North p. 11 Feb. 1770 
„ Donald, carpenter, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased James Ross, farmer in Cromerty 7 Feb. 1784 

„ Donald, corporel in the 42nd regiment in the Castle of 
Edinburgh, and Elizabeth, New North p., d. of deceased 
Alexander Sinclair, farmer and miller at Dunbeath, Caith- 
ness 15 Nov - ! 79° 
„ Donald, founder, and Christian, both in Old Church p., d. of 

Malcolm Ross, carrier to Dumfries 24 Apr. 1798 

„ Donald, soldier, 10th regiment of N. British Militia, St. 
Andrew p., and Mary, same p., natural d. of James Brodie 
of Brodie 15 Ma y *799 

„ Donald, labourer, Old Church p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

Malcolm M'Lardie, farmer in p. of Southend, Argyleshire 31 May 1799 
„ Hon. Eleanora; Sir George Ramsay, Bart. 26 Aug. 1786 

„ Hon. Dame Eleanora; Duncan Campbell of Lochnell 5 J ulv J 792 

„ Elizabeth ; William Tucker, soldier 11 Sept. 1757 

„ Elizabeth ; Alexander Fraser, wright 29 Nov. 1784 



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Fraser, Elizabeth ; George Jamieson, chair bearer 14 Dec. 1786 

„ Elizabeth; John Mathieson, joiner 5 Mar. 1787 

„ Elizabeth ; Robert Mathison, soldier 22 Nov. 1 791 

„ Elizabeth; James Davidson, tailor 11 Apr. 1794 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Cameron, Chelsea pensioner 3 July 1794 

,, Elizabeth; David Brodie, servant 12 July 1798 

„ Elizabeth ; Finlay Macdonald, labourer 22 July 1783 

„ Elspeth; Simon Fraser, servants 21 Oct. 1791 

„ Euphemia; Alexander Fraser, soldier 25 July 1788 

„ Finlay, gentleman's servant, New Kirk p., and Jean, New 

Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased . . . Forsyth, day labourer 15 Sept. 1783 
,, George, gentleman's servant, and Janet, d. to deceast Richard 

Hislop, farmer in p. of Inneresk, both in Old Kirk p. 15 July 1770 

,, Miss Giles; David Miller, teacher 17 June 1793 

„ Helen; William Fildan 11 Dec. 1757 

„ Helen; John Gillies, writer 5 Apr. 1788 

„ Henry, wright, New Gray Friar's p., and Menie, same p., d. of 

deceased John Gillespie, farmer at Pordovne, county of 

Lithgow 2 Nov. 1784 

„ Hugh, farmer, p. of Kinghom, and Margaret, p. of Leslie, d. of 

deceased James Abercrombie of Pratis 18 Mar. 1778 

„ Hugh, blacksmith, Old Gray Friar's p., and Betty, New North 

p., d. of deceased Peter Haggart, farmer at Croad Toun, 

Bridalbin 3 Oct. 1787 

„ Hugh, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Anne, same p., 

d. of James Glendinning, innkeeper at Dumfries 14 Nov. 1787 

„ Isobel; Edward Creen, weaver 20 Oct. 1784 

,, Isobel; Nicolas Kellock, labourer 4 Aug. 1791 

„ Isobel; James Mason, wright 12 Jan. 1799 

,, James, cook, and Isobel, d. to Charles Adamson, horse hirer in 

Canongate, now both in S. E. p. 17 Aug. 1755 

„ James, journeyman tailor in Old Grayfreir's p., and Katharine, 

d. to John M'Learen, farmer in p. of Blair of Athol, now in 

New North p. 5 Aug. 1770 

„ James, tailor, Tron p., and Alison, d. of John Nicolson, carter 

in Canongate 5 Sept. 1778 

„ James, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of John Brown, gentleman's servant in Lanerkshire 23 Oct. 1781 
,, James, carter, New Gray Friar's p., and Grissel, same p., d. of 

James Dick, day labourer at Edington 1 Dec. 1781 

,, James, hairdresser, College Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

Donald Grant, shoemaker, county of Inverness 22 Apr. 1784 

„ James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Anne, Tron p., 

d. of Hugh Cameron, farmer at Fort William, county of 

Inverness 12 Feb. 1788 

„ James, shoemaker, Old Gray Friar's p., and Janet, New North 

p., d. of Alexr. Sutton, smith, Nicolson Street 13 Nov. 1788 

„ James, baker in St. Andrew p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

James Cowan, wright in Linton 29 May 1792 

„ James, bookbinder in New North p., and Jean, in New Gray- 
friar's p., d. of John Currie, Chelsea pensioner, same p. 10 Oct. 1792 
„ James, residenter, New Grayfriar's p., and Madalena, same p., 

d. of John Anderson, farmer, Banffshire 14 Oct. 1794 

„ Janet; Henry Service, wright 29 June 1755 

„ Janet; John Campbell 19 June 1757 

„ Janet; Alexander M'Donald, fleshcaddie 21 Nov. 1781 

„ Janet; Nathaniel Gow, musician 7 Aug. 1784 

„ Janet; Matthew Wallace, soldier 8 Sept. 1784 

„ Janet; Andrew Fraser, weaver 30 July 1785 

„ Janet; Robert Imrie, grocer 21 Nov. 1791 

„ Miss Jean; Rev. Robert Walker 29 Apr. 1778 



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Fraser, Jean; John Veitch, smith 22 Dec. 1780 

„ Jean; Thomas Brown, soldier i Feb. 1782 

„ Jean ; Skinner Watson, Chelsea pensioner 28 Mar. ] 786 

„ Mrs Jean; Alexander Williamson, merchant 24 Apr. J 792 

„ John, servant to Dr Willm. M'Farlane, physician in S. K. p., 
and Grizel, d. to deceased James Maver, tennant in Mosston 
in Urquhart, shire of Murray, now in S. S. E. p. 30 Nov. 1755 

„ Mr. John, minister of the Gospel at Aughtermughty, and Miss 
Magdalen, d. of deceast Mr. Henry Erskine, minister at 
Falkirk, now in Tolbooth p. n Feb. 1770 

,, John, tanner, and Margaret, d. to deceast Robert Bowie, 

merchant, both in College Kirk p. 7 Apr. 1771 

„ John, chairbearer, Old Kirk p., and Christie, same p., d. of 

deceased Donald Gordon, farmer at Culloden 7 Aug. 1778 

„ John, day labourer, Castle of Edinburgh, and Mary, New North 

p., d. of James Nimmo, porter 24 Sept. 1779 

„ John, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, Old Kirk 

p., d. of John M'Gregor, smith in Falkirk 13 Nov. 1781 

„ John, weaver, New Gray Friar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

Donald M'Donald, day labourer 14 Nov. 1782 

„ John, invalid, Old Kirk p., and Anne Fraser, Lady Yester's p., 

relict of Hugh Fraser, of the 15th regiment 15 Dec. 1783 

„ John, mariner, New North p., and Margaret, same p., d. of John 

M'Dermied, teacher in Glasgow 9 Oct. 1784 

„ John, running stationer, St. Andrew p., and Janet, High Kirk 
p., d. of deceased John M'Donald, waiter in River of 
Badenoch 14 Feb. 1786 

„ John, mariner, New North p., and Anne, same p., d. of David 

M'Pherson, writer 18 Oct. 1786 

„ John, day labourer, Tron p., and Anne, New Gray F. p., d. of 
deceased Donald Cameron, farmer at Kilmanavik, county of 
Inverness 15 Feb. 1787 

„ John, writing master, Lady Yester's p., and Katharine, St. 
Andrew p., d. of John Maughan, superviser of window 
lights 15 Feb. 1788 

„ John, printer, New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret Arkley, Old 

Kirk p., relict of Robt. Somervile, baker 4 Mar. 1790 

,, John, day labourer in New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, same 
p., d. of deceased Alexr. Ross, schoolmaster at Kincarin in 
Ross-shire 20 May 1790 

„ John, merchant, High Church p., and Elisabeth, Old Grayfriar's 
p., d. of Andrew Scott, watchmaker at Dingwall, Caith- 
ness 27 Aug. 1794 
„ John, chairbearer, St. Andrew p., and Sarah, New North p., 

d. of John Fraser, farmer, Inverness-shire 2 Oct. 1794 

„ John, grocer, New North p., and Jean, St. Andrew p., d. of 

John Forrester, residenter at Berwick-upon-Tweed J 8 May 1795 

„ Johnston, painter, Tron p., and Elizabeth, College Church p., 

d. of James Gloag, shoemaker 27 Nov. 1800 

„ Katherine; Thomas Aitken, wright 24 Dec. 1769 

,, Katherine ; Charles Irvine, tailor 14 Oct. 1770 

„ Katherine; David Brown, watchmaker 31 Dec. 1781 

„ Katherine ; William Watson, bluegown 8 Apr. 1789 

,, Katherine; Donald Ferguson, chairbearer 10 Nov. 17S9 

„ Katherine; Duncan M'Intyre, City Guard 11 Aug. 1796 

„ Katherine; Neil Beaton, private 14 Sept. 1797 

„ Katherine; Ronald Mackenzie, labourer 14 Mar. 1798 

„ Katherine; Hugh Cameron, soldier 20 Mar. 1798 

„ Kenneth, plasterer, Old Kirk p., and Jean, Tolbooth p., d. of 

John Tait, day labourer 5 Apr. 1788 

„ Margaret; Walter Ross, lint dresser 6 Jan. 1751 



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Fraser, Margaret; James Turner, servant 25 Nov. 1753 

„ Margaret : 



Margaret 
Margaret 
Margaret 
Margaret 
Margaret 
Margaret 
Margaret 
Margaret 



Benjamin Forrest, painter 24 July 1763 

Donald Fraser, writer 28 Aug. 1763 

William Munlas, servant 26 June 1768 

Malcolm Monro, soldier 5 Feb. 1778 

Charles Miller, corporal 17 Nov. 1779 

Allan M'Cockran, sailor 30 July 1783 

John Stronach, shoemaker . 9 Oct. 1784 

David Wilkins, glass grinder 26 June 1787 



William Kerr, shoemaker 9 Apr. 1795 

Marion; William Gray, tailor 21 Jan. 1797 

Mary; David Black, soldier 5 Nov. 1752 

Mary; William Fraser, weaver 13 Aug. 1783 

Mary; Daniel Gray, shoemaker 3 June 1784 

Mary; Alexander M'Donald, tea dealer 7 Dec. 1785 

Mary; Archibald Smith, labourer 30 Nov. 1787 

Mary; John M'Beath, flaxdresser 20 May 1788 

Mary; Duncan Mackenzie, labourer 14 June 1788 

Mary; David Gray, tronman 5 June 1793 

Mary; James Macrae, servant 28 Nov. 1796 

Mary; Samuel Fuller, groom 10 July 1797 

Mary; John M'Glashan, weaver 4 Mar. 1800 

Matilda; Robert M'Intosh, blacksmith 25 Oct. 1791 

Penelope; John Bennet, merchant 19 Nov. 1752 

Penelope; James Thorn, servant 18 May 1755 

Penelope; James Thom, merchant 25 Jan. 1756 

Peter, soldier, New Breadalbin Regiment, Old Grayfriar's 

p., and Jean Mackay, same p., relict of John Tain, labourer 

28 Mar. 1794 
Richard, tailor, Lady Yester's p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

Stephen Ronaldson, farmer at Eddlestone, county of 

Tweedale 14 Nov. 1793 

Robert, barber in N. K. p., and Barbara Kay, relict of James 

Groat, shipmaster in Leith, now in N. N. K. p. 18 Aug. 1754 

Robert, gentleman's servant, New North p., and Margaret, 

New Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased Geo. Warden, miller at 

Cramond 2 Feb. 1778 

Robert, flaxdresser, High Kirk p., and Mary, d. of Archibald 

Elliot, day labourer at Ancrum 12 Mar. 1787 

Robert, gentleman's servant, and Janet, both in St. Andrew p., 

d. of Alexr. Henderson, wright at Balmacom, Fife 20 Oct. 1797 

Sarah; John Fraser, chair bearer 2 Oct. 1794 

Simon, tailor, and Katharine, d. to William Wilson, farmer in 

Cathness, both in College Kirk p. 14 Jan. 1770 

Simon, advocate, and Miss Margaret, d. of deceased Alexander 

Fall, of Bridge Street, Westminster, London 17 Jan. 1778 

Simon, sawer of timber, Old Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. 

of Peter M'Donald, mason at Culbokie, county of Ross 17 Feb. 1786 
Simon, Chelsea pensioner, Old Kirk p., and Mary M'Leod, 

same p., relict of Donald M'Leod, late Chelsea pensioner 9 June 1786 
Simon, tailor, High Kirk p., and Isobel, College Kirk p., d. of 

John Cormack, farmer in Knocknagoul, p. of Latheron, 

Caithness 30 Oct. 1788 

Simon, gentleman's servant in Castle of Edinr., and Elspet, 

in New North p., d. of Alexander Fraser, soldier in the 71st 

regiment 21 Oct. 1791 

Simon, day labourer in Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of deceased Murdoch Douglas, day labourer 2 Oct. 1792 

Stephen, wright, Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, Old Kirk 

p., d. of deceased William Spence, writer in Kirkwall, Orkney 

22 Feb. 1786 



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Fraser, Thomas, stabler in the Old Grayfriar's p., and Rebecca, d. 

to James Murehead, merchant, now in Tolbooth p. 5 Nov. 1758 

„ Thomas, stocking maker in Old Gray Friar's p., and Barbra, 

in same p., d. of Jermiah Craigie, farmer in Dernest, p. of 

Kirkwall, Orkney 4 June 1790 

„ Thomas, ship carpenter in New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, 

same p., d. of John M'Leish, wright in Muthill 4 Jan. 1791 

„ William, white iron smith, and Windfred, d. to Jas. Glover, 

farmer in p. of Teregls, Galloway, both in New North p. 25 May 1766 
„ William, tinplate worker, p. of St. Giles, and Elizabeth, New 

Kirk p., d. of deceased William Campbell, wright, Glasgow 

26 Feb. 1780 
„ William, chair bearer, Old Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. 

of John Brown, day labourer at Colington 10 Dec. 1782 

„ William, chair bearer, Tron p., and Elizabeth, Lady Yester's 

p., d. of John Robertson, farmer in Perthshire 27 May 1783 

„ William, weaver, St. Giles' p., and Mary, Tron p., d. of Robert 

Fraser, guard soldier 13 Aug. 1783 

„ William, day labourer, College Kirk p., and Gilley, Tron p., d. 

of Alexr. Mathieson, day labourer 7 Jan. 1785 

„ William, chair bearer, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased John Bowman, shoemaker 13 Oct. 1785 

„ William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Isobella, same 

p., d. of James Profit, tailor in Brechin 24 June 1786 

„ William, mason, College Kirk p., and Isobel, Lady Yester's p., 

d. of deceased Thomas Menzies, farmer at Amulree, county 

of Perth 31 Oct. 1787 

„ William, tailor, Old Kirk p., and Margaret Robert, same p., 

natural d. of Captn. John Robertson of Lude 3 Nov. 1789 

„ William, labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

John Liddon, labourer in Kelso 5 Mar. 1799 

Frazer, Alexander, of Moremount, in Tron p., and Miss Jean, d. to 

deceast Wm. Menzies, of ye Island of Jamaica 11 Mar. 1764 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant in Tron p., and Janet, d. to 

deceast . . . Edmond, smith in Calton Street, now in New 

Kirk p. 11 Nov. 1764 

„ Alexander, shoemaker, and Margt. M'Intosh, relict of George 

Reid, tailor in Canongate, both in College Kirk p. 3 Apr. 1768 

„ Alexander, writer in Lady Yester's p., and Miss Agnes, in said 

p., d. of deceased Robt. Gray, shipmaster at Leith 24 Apr. 1774 

„ Alexander, soldier in the 66th regiment in Edinburgh Castle, 

and Isobel, d. to deceased John M'Donald, farmer in Kil- 

morack p., Ross-shire 19 Mar. 1775 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant, and Mary, d. of Thomas White, 

wright in Linton 16 Mar. 1777 

„ Alexander, of Torbreak, and Ann, d. of late Mr. William Russell, 

Comptroller's Department 10 Aug. 1777 

„ Ann; John Moodie, wright 14 Nov. 1762 

„ Ann; James Brunton, farmer 19 May 1765 

„ Donald, gentleman's servant, and Jean, d. to Donald M'Intosh, 

porter, now in Old Kirk p. 15 July 1764 

„ Donald, day labourer, Old Gray Fryer's p., and Ann, same p., 

d. to Thomas Ross, smith, p. of Lotches in Sutherland 24 Sept. 1775 
„ Frances; Robert Nimmo, servant 29 Oct. 1775 

„ Henrietta; James Johnstone, farmer 17 July 1768 

„ Isobell; Neill Mackinnon, labourer 26 July 1772 

„ James, writer, and Miss Georgina, d. to Jas. Wilson, writer, 

both in New Kirk p. 26 June 1763 

„ James, W.S. in Tron p., and Miss Jean, d. to Alexr. Spalding 

of Holms, now in New Kirk p. 15 Jan. 1769 

„ Janet; James Bruce, tailor 8 Aug. 1773 



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Frazer, Jean; Charles Hope, merchant 5 Sept. 1762 

„ John, glasier, Tron p., and Christian, New North p., d. to deceased 

Hector Monro, gardener, Inverness 3 Dec. 1775 

„ Katherine; Robert Campbell, captain 13 Sept. 1761 

„ Katherine; Mungo Grant, wright 28 May 1775 

,, Katherine; John M'Donald, labourer 22 Sept. 1776 

„ Linconell, gentleman's servant, Old Gray Fryer's p., and 

Euphan, Lady Yester's p., d. to deceased Robert Harper, 

farmer, p. of Fogo, Berwickshire 3 Dec. 1775 

,, Margaret; Edward Ramsay, smith 27 May 1759 

„ Margaret; Henry Berwick, baker 29 Apr. 1795 

„ Martha; Thomas Aikman, tailor 2 May 1773 

,, Rodrick, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p., and Sophia, same 

p., d. to James Robertson, trader in Portsoy 1 Oct. 1775 

,, William, gentleman's servant, and Janet, d. to Gilbert Jameson, 

dyer in Linton, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 10 July 1768 

,, William, tailor, Tolbooth p., and Katharine, Tron p., d. to 

Alexander Macben, weaver in Cannongate p. 28 Apr. 1776 

Freeman, Isobell; John Clark, printer 25 Sept. 1780 

„ James, soldier in the North York Militia, Edinburgh Castle, 

and Mary, St. Andrew p., d. of . . . Weir, sailer in Green- 
wich 6 July 1799 
„ Thomas, soldier in 35th regiment, Lady Yester's p., and Agnes, 

same p., d. of William Kirkpatrick, cattle dealer, Dumfries 

21 Nov. 1799 
Freer, Thomas, schoolmaster, Dalkeith, and Bethia d. of Andrew 

Thomson, tobaconist, College Church p. 2 Mar. 1777 

French, Euphemia; John M'Kean, servant 2 Mar. 1797 

,, George, merchant, and Miss Christian, d. to Deacon Charles 

Mack, mason, both in Tron p. 19 June 1757 

„ Isobell; William Ferguson, writer 30 Nov. 1766 

„ Mr. James, one of the masters of the High School, and Miss 

Margaret Ann, d. to deceast Rev. Mr. Jas. Witherspoon, 

minister of ye Gospel at Yester, at present in Paislie 17 Aug. 1760 

„ Capt. Joseph, 35th regiment, in College Kirk p., and Miss 

Margaret, in High Kirk p., d. of John Easton, solicitor at 

law 14 Dec. r79o 

„ Margaret; John Dobie, watchmaker 4 Jan. 1783 

„ William, wright, New North p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceast John Frier, shoemaker in Kelso 13 July 1781 

Freth, John, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Clementina, 

same p , d. of John Anderson, porter 14 Mar. 1785 

Frew, David, masson, indweller in Lady Yester's p., and Kathne. 

Home, relict of Alexr. Bew, smith in Colmure, now in New 

North p. 9 Jan. 1763 

„ George, quarrier in St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased William Baird, flaxdresser at Monkland, county 

of Lanark 22 Jan. 1793 

Friar, Christian ; John Peden, merchant 20 June 1762 

„ David, ostler in New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, d. to deceast 

Jas. Cairns, miller at Breighhouse Mill, now in said p. 28 Dec. 1760 
„ James, mason, Lady Yester's p., and Elizabeth, same p.., d. of 

William White, farmer at Stow 29 Apr. 1778 

Fridge, Alexander, mariner in New North p., and Mary, d. of deceast 

Joseph Donaldson, wright 12 Mar. 1769 

Friend, Mary; James Millar, mariner 26 Sept. 1796 

Frier, George, tobacco spinner, and Anne, d. to deceast James 

Church, shoemaker, both in New Grayfrier's p. 15 Sept. 1771 

„ George, tobacconist in New Grayfrier's p., and Christian, in 

West Kirk p., d. to deceast John Piers, weaver in Kinghorn 

15 Nov. 1772 



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Frier, Isobel; Charles Uddall, clerk 10 Dec. 1752 

„ James, gentleman's servant, New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, 

same p., d. of Archibald Howisor, grieve at Mid Calder 13 Jan. 1800 

„ John, merchant in S.S.W.p., and Janet, d. to John Burd, weaver 

in S. E. p. 19 May 1754 

,, Margaret; William French, wright 13 July 1781 

Friergrieve, see Fairgrieve. 
Friskine, John, tailor, and Margt., d. to James Gurrie, tailor, both in 

College Kirk p. 25 Jan. 1761 

Friz, see Hard Friz. 
Frizel, Isobel; John Lyall, servant 25 Apr. 1799 

„ John, journeyman baxter, and Marthew, d. to deceast John 
Porteous, gardener in Cockpen p., both in Old Grayfriar's 
p. 2 Dec. 1759 

Fryer, David, basketmaker, New North p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of David M'Kinnon, late brewer at Portsburgh 27 Oct. 1795 

„ Elizabeth; David Noble, husbandman 9 Jan. 1794 

Fullarton, Anne; George Walker, mason 15 Apr. 1794 

„ Robert, St. Andrew p., and Miss Mary, same p., d. of deceased 

Thomas Buchan of Auchmacoy 26 Apr. 1788 

„ Col. William, of Fullarton, in St. Andrew p., and the Hon. Miss 
Maryanne Mackay in Old Gray Friar's p., eldest d. of late 
George, Lord Reay 18 June 1792 

Fuller, Christopher, of St. Andrew's p., South Carolina, and Mrs. 
Janet Innes, both in St. Andrew p., relict of Donald 
M'Donald, major of the 100th regiment 11 Mar. 1797 

„ John, surgeon, St. Andrew p., and Miss Elizabeth, same p., d. 

of Thomas Johnston of Temple Hall 2 May 1788 

„ Margaret; Thomas Henderson, mariner 1 Jan. 1758 

„ Samuel, groom, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same p., d. of John 

Fraser, mason, Mount Street, London 10 July 1797 

Fullerton, Archibald, mariner, New Gray Friar's p., and Katharine, 
same p., d. of John Niven, farmer at Lochiashin, county of 
Ross 23 Nov. 1785 

„ Christian ; John Wilson, mifsician 1 July 1770 

,, Miss Elizabeth ; Hon. Capt. William Elphinstone 19 June 1774 

,, George, soldier in the 66th regiment commanded by Lord 
Adam Gordon, now in the Castle of Edinburgh, and 
Margaret, West Kirk p., d. to Alexr. Monro, pensioner 1 Jan. 1775 

,, John, mariner, College Kirk p., and Eupham, same p., d. of 

John Hutcheon, mason 3 Aug. 1789 

„ Mary; John Birrel, staymaker 23 July 1775 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Jean, Tron p., 

d. of deceased John Black, weaver in Ely, Fife 17 June 1786 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth, same 

p., d. of Thomas Duncan, miller in Linton 10 Feb. 1779 

„ William, of Rosemount, and Miss Annabella, in the Old Gray- 
frier's p., and d. to deceast Ronald Crawfurd of Restalrig 13 Sept. 1772 
Fulton, Elizabeth ; Walter Grieve, tailor 29 Dec. 1771 

„ George, printer in Lady Yester's p., and Jacobina, in said p., d. 

to James Tod, schoolmaster there 15 Mar. 1772 

,, Jean ; John Waterston, tailor 28 Dec. 1755 

„ Margaret; James Ramage, wright 23 Aug. 1793 

,, Thomas, wright, Old Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, same p., 
d. of Thomas Clarkson, wheelwright and turner, Inver- 
keithing, county of Fife 7 Sept. 1786 

Funston, David, soldier in the 25th regiment, Edinburgh Castle, 
and Marion, West Kirk p., d. of deceased John Smith, 
farmer in p. of Carnwath 21 May 1781 

Fyers, Miss Alexandrina; Rev. James Reid 26 Dec. 1773 



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Fyers, Miss Anne; John Thomson, naval officer 7 Sept. 1796 

„ Miss Mary; Rev. Donald Mackenzie 21 Dec. 1798 

Fyfe, Alexander, chairman in Lady Yester's p., and Hanna, d. to 
deceast Andrew Tidieman, labourer in Lesslie, both in the 
Old Grayfreir's p. 22 Oct. 1769 

„ Andrew, surgeon, Lady Yester's p., and Agnes Ord, College 
Kirk p., d. of deceased John Williamson, principal gardener 
in the Botanic Garden 19 Oct. 1787 

„ Anne; George Brown, mariner 24 Nov. 1791 

„ Beatrix; John Fyfe, tailor 5 Nov. 1758 

„ Charles, nailor, Old Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. 

of John Smith, weaver near Dundee 31 May 1780 

„ David, of Dundee, and Miss Anne, same p., d. of Mr. Hunter 

of Burnside 27 Dec. 1779 

,, Elizabeth; John Brunton, staymaker 12 Dec. 1756 

,, Miss Elizabeth; John Gray, writer 20 Dec. 1787 

„ George, tailor, and Eliz., d. to deceast William Petrie, farmer 

in Buchan, both in Lady Yester's p. 2 Nov. 1766 

„ James, merchant, and Margaret, d. to James Fife, tailor, both 

in New North p. 20 Jan. 1760 

,, James, jun., merchant in Tolbooth p., and Grizel, d. to 
deceast James Hutichoson, merchant, burges in New North 
p. 8 Apr. 1770 

„ James, mason, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., d. of David 

Lawson, farmer at Gallow-town, Fife 25 Nov. 1793 

„ James, weaver, College Kirk p., and Mary Syme, same p., 

relict of David Graham, weaver in Govan, by Glasgow 8 Sept. 1795 
„ Janet; Archibald Gray, porter 23 July 1758 

,, Janet; Robert Burns, printer 25 Sept. 1794 

„ Jean; James Robertson, staymaker 13 Jan. 1754 

,, Jean; Thomas Murray, staymaker 17 Sept. 1758 

„ Jean ; Nicol Bell, coppersmith 10 Dec. 1758 

„ Jean; George Wilson, baker 18 Jan. 1786 

„ Jean; James Leslie 7 Mar. 1799 

„ John, tailor in College Kirk p., and Beatrix, d. to Gilbert Fife, 

tailor in Potterrow in West Kirk p., now in Tron p. 5 Nov. 1758 

„ John, merchant, Tron p., and Janet, New Gray Friar's p., d. 
of deceased Andrew Dudgeon, farmer at New Mains, county 
of Haddington 10 Apr. 1786 

„ Margaret; George Simpson, labourer 22 Feb. 179 1 

,, Robert, wright, and Jean, d. of deceast James Barr, farmer in 

p. of Craill, both in Tolbooth p. 12 June 1774 

„ Thomas, tailor in College Kirk p., and Miss Agnes, d. of 

deceast James Moir of Lochfield, now in Tron p. 29 Mar. 1761 

„ Thomas, merchant in New Gray Fryer's p., and Margaret, 

New Church p., d. to Jno. Wild, merchant 24 Mar. 1776 

„ William, chairmaster, Tron p., and Margaret, Old Church p., 

d. of deceased Thos. Turnbull, farmer, p. of Cavers 30 Nov. 1776 

„ William, mariner, New Gray Friar's p., and Grissel, College 
Kirk p., d. of deceased David Gilbert, Brewer in Cannon- 
gate 19 Apr. 1787 
„ William, beadle, New North p., and Elisabeth, St. Andrew p., 
d. of John M'Cormick, deceased, farmer at Dunrobin in 
Caithness 1 Nov. 1796 
„ see also Fife. 
Gabriel, Jean ; Robert Archer, poultrayman 10 Aug. 1755 
Gair, Isabella ; James Ross 16 Sept. 1797 
„ Thomas, journeyman weaver, and Janet, d. of deceased Daniel 

Campbell, farmer in shire of Sutherland, both in S.S. E. p. 14 July 1751 
Gairie, Jean ; Robert M'Ewan, painter 3 May 1772 



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Gairns, Harry, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Bethia, same p., d. 

of deceased James Forsyth, shoemaker in Calton 21 Mar. 1796 

„ Mary; William Imrie, servant 12 May 1778 

Galbraith, David, wright in Churnside, now in Edinburgh, and Agnes, 

servant with Mr. Hume of Nine Walls, d.of deceased Archd. 

Patterson, day labourer at Eyemouth 2 Feb. 1777 

„ Henry, printer in Dundee, and Marion, d.of deceased Alexander 

Burton, farmer at Craiglockhart in Colingtoun p., now in 

S. W. p. 30 May 1756 

„ James, sclater, New North p., and Margaret, p. of South Leith, 

d. of deceast William Stirling, causey layer in Portsburgh 15 Dec. 1778 
„ John, gentleman's servant in the New North p., and Ann, in 

Tolbooth p., d. of Robert Mill, miliar at Forfar 6 June 1773 

„ John, day labourer, p. of St. Ninian's, and Jean, p. of Newton, 

d. of George Drummond, shoemaker in Alloa 19 May 1778 

„ John, day labourer, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, p. of Falkirk, 

d. of Richd. Thomson, miller 22 Dec. 1779 

„ John, wright, and Elisabeth, both in Tolbooth p., d. of deceased 

Peter Henderson, labourer in Dalkeith 24 Jan. 1797 

„ John, bookseller, and Elisabeth, both in High Church p., d. of 

William Murray, farmer, Old Cumnock, Ayrshire 26 Jan. 1798 

„ Margaret; William Pirie, tailor 31 Oct. 1762 

„ Margaret ; Hugh Anderson, clerk 26 Apr. 1798 

,, Peter, weaver in College Kirk p., and Isobell Mathie in Old 

Grayfrier's p., relict of John Grot, breeches maker 1st July 1764 

Galen, Ann ; Andrew Ross, chairmaster 16 Dec. 1795 

Gall, Agnes ; Thomas Turnbull, printer 8 Sept. 1797 

„ Elizabeth ; Robert Matthew, soldier 3 Nov. 1778 

„ George, smelter, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

John Milligan, farmer at Crawford-John, Lanarkshire 13 Sept. 1796 
„ Helen ; Patrick Buncle, servant 18 Nov. 1753 

,, Helen ; Thomas Mill, wright 18 May 1760 

„ Miss Jean ; Mr. John Tullidelph 7 July 1770 

„ Miss Jean ; John Elliot, merchant 19 May 1796 

„ John, merchant, and Miss Kathne., d. to deceast Henry Innes 

of Sandside, both in New Kirk p. 22 May 1768 

,, John, hairdresser in Old Grayfrier's p., and Maxwell, in Tolbooth 

p., d. to John Murray, tide waiter in South Leith p. 7 Mar. 1773 

„ Margaret ; John Roy, wright 10 Mar. 1765 

„ Margaret ; Archibald Cowan, shoemaker 1 Apr. 1788 

„ Margaret ; James Barrowman, flesher 29 May 1800 

„ William, weaver, and Ann, both in St. Andrew p., d. of James 

Boog, serjeant of the Invalids, Edinburgh Castle 3 Jan. 1798 

Gallatly, Andrew, and Christian, d. of deceased William Marshal], 

farmer in p. of Dyketty, both residenters in the N. K. p. 3 Feb. 1754 
„ Andrew, merchant, and Beg, d. to William Beg, a labouring man 

in p. of Liberton, both in Tolbooth p. 1 Oct. 1758 

Galley, Mary; John Rough, smith 5 Dec. 1780 

„ Thomas, sergeant in 6th regt. Dragoons, Old Gray Friar's p., 

and Susan, same p., d. of John Noble, portioner in Dalkeith 2 Feb. 1787 
Galloway, Alexander, turner in New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, d. of 

deceast John Scott, smith in Gallashiells, now in Old Kirk p. 

11 Apr. 1762 
„ Alexander, mason at Kilsyth, now in New Town, and Alison, 

same p., d. to deceased .... Hume, farmer near 

Hadingtown 25 June 1775 

„ Alexander, turner, Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth Murray, widow 

of James Stronach, merchant in Thurso 12 May 1776 

„ Alexander, baker in Dundee, and Helen, New Grayfriar's p., d. 

of deceased John Gardner, farmer, Perthshire 23 May 1779 



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Galloway, Alexander, tailor, and Agnes, both in High Church p., d. 

of James Hill, paper-maker at Polton Mill, p. of Lawswaid 3 Jan. 1798 
,, Alison ; William Thomson 4 Mar. 1759 

„ Ann ; Allan M'Clean, merchant 14 Oct. 1759 

„ Ann ; John Howieson, iron miner 14 Mar. 1798 

„ David, journeyman wright in Old Grayfreir's p., and Ann, d. 

ofdeceast Jas. Hunter, merchant in Cupar of Angus, now in 

New Grayfreir's p. 7 May 1769 

„ David, oystler, Old Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, St. Cuthbert's 

p., d. of William Cochrane, baker in Haddington 25 Jan. 1788 

„ David, day labourer in College Kirk p., and Elisabeth, same p., 

d. of Alexander Williamson, day labourer at Abbotshall, Fife 3 Jan. 1793 
,, Francis, journeyman wright in College Kirk p., and Anne, d. 

to Robert Comb, weighhouse man in Old Grayfreir's p. 10 Sept. 1769 
,, George, gentleman's servant in Trone p., and Janet, d. to James 

Wilkinson, weaver in Culross, now in Old Greyfreir's p. 30 Aug. 1767 
,, George, sheriff officer in New North p., and Margaret, St. 

Andrew p., d. of deceased John Graham, mariner at Alloa 10 Jan. 1793 
„ Grissel ; James Flint, carter 18 May 1782 

„ Helen ; David Watson, shoemaker 30 Mar. 1760 

,, Helen ; Richard Wilson, mariner 24 July 1774 

,, James, baker, Old Grey Frier's p., and Isobel, New North p., 

d. of William Keith, shoemaker in Banff 19 Jan. 1782 

„ James, wright, St. Andrew p., and Anna, same p., d. of deceased 

James Mercer, mason at Markinch, Fife 21 Aug. 1793 

„ Janet; Philip Pollock, dyer 23 June 1785 

,, Jean; James Thomson, glover 16 Dec. 1753 

,, John, journeyman wright in S. S. E. p., and Jean, d. to James 

Rodger, coupar in St. Andrews, now in S. S. W. p. 28 June 1752 

,, John, coupar in Old Grayfrier's p., and Galley, d. of deceast 

Francis M'Beath, sadler in West Kirk p. 19 Sept. 1773 

,, John, merchant, Tolbooth p., and Sally, same p., d. of William 

Howard, farmer in Burnsly, Northumberland, deceased 19 Jan. 1777 
,, John, weaver, Tron p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of deceased 

David Millar, weaver in Strathmiglo, Fifeshire 2 May 1782 

„ John, ship carpenter in College Kirk p., and Barbara, same p., 

d. of John Paterson, trunk maker 4 July 1792 

,, John, tailor, Tolbooth p., and Agnes, Old Church p., d. of 

• James Kegie, vintner 9 June 1800 

„ Katherine; Alexander Donaldson, smith 9 Feb. 1772 

„ Katherine; James Taylor, soldier 10 May 1798 

,, Normand, wright, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Alexander M'Dougal, chair master 17 Oct. 1794 

„ Peter, weaver in Tron p., and Jean, d. of deceast George 

Struthers, sclaiter in Linlithgow, now in New North p. 7 May 1758 
,, Peter, weaver in Old Grayfreir's p., and Marion, d. to deceast 

Robert Stodart, sclater in Linlithgo, now in New Grayfreir's p. 

13 Aug. 1769 
,, ' Peter, vintner in Kinghorn,and Frances, d. toAlexr. Sommervell, 

surveyor in Leith, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 12 Jan. 1772 

„ Raeburn ; Robert Somervell, papermaker 9 Dec. 1799 

„ Thomas, wright, and Ann, both in Old Grayfriar's p., d. of 

deceased John Rogers, of the Custom House, Leith 6 Dec. 1798 

„ William, merchant in New North p., and Miss Jean, d. to 

deceast Alexr. Arbuthnot, bailie of Edinburgh 13 Oct. 1765 

„ William, gentleman's servant, and Janet, d. of deceast Alexr. 

Aitken, indweller in Canongate p., now both in New Kirk p. 

4 May 1766 
„ William, journeyman tailor in Lady Yester's p., and Isabel, d. 

to deceast William Henry, merchant in Innorkeithing, now 

in Tron p. 21 Jan. 1770 



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Galloway, William, merchant and present magistrate, College Kirk p., 
and Miss Margaret, Old Gray Friar's p., d. of deceased Mr. 
William Gray, bookseller u Apr. 1785 

„ William, writer, Lady Yester's p., and Miss Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased Capt. John Currie, Dumfriesshire 22 Aug. 1800 

Gait, Helen; Joseph Robson, soldier 18 Nov. 1799 

Gambles, Christian ; William Wilson, smith 22 Oct. 1785 

Ganir, William, servant to Captain James Moultree in Lord Camp- 
bell's Regiment, in N. K. p., and Margt., d. of deceased 
James Bruce, writer, now in S. K. p. 8 Apr. 1753 

Garden, Miss Jean; Capt. David Robertson 10 Sept. 1795 

Gardiner or Gardner, Adam, meal dealer, Old Kirk"p., and Euphen, 
same p., d. of deceased Alexr. Paterson of Glencarse, Perth- 
shire 13 June 1795 
„ Agnes; Alexander Marshall, flaxdresser 8 Mar. 1772 
„ Agnes; George Barclay, tobacconist 24 May 1785 
,, Alexander, precentor in Old Kirk p., and Mary, d. to James 

Edmond, farmer at Kerssie Miln in p. of St. Ninian's 26 June 1757 
„ Alexander, teacher of English in Tolbooth p., and Betty, in said 
p., d. of deceast John Gordon, wr-ight and farmer in p. of 
Rothiemay 26 Sept. 1773 

„ Alexander, clerk with Mr. William Anderson, writer, New 
North p., and Miss Pegie, same p., d. to deceased Andrew 
Anderson of Rashygrain 13 Aug. 1775 

„ Alexander, writer, Old Kirk p., and Miss Agnes, St. Andrew p., 
d. of Mr. John Loch, late of Jamaica, now residing in Edin- 
burgh 27 Mar. 1788 
„ Alexander, bookbinder, Old Grayfriar's p., and Jacobina, same 

p., d. . of Adam Forrest, porter 31 Oct. 1794 

,, Alison; John Tait, corn dealer 27 Nov. 1784 

„ Alison; George Symington, wright 21 Mar. 1792 

„ Andrew, merchant, and Miss Rebecca, d. to Mr. Hugh Penman, 

jeweler, both in Tolbooth p. 21 June 1761 

„ Andrew, gardener, now in New Gray Friar's p., and Margaret, 
samep.,d. to deceased John Henderson, farmer near Kilmeny, 
Fife 26 May 1776 

„ Anne; Malcolm Macdonald, servant 30 Oct. 1782 

„ Miss Anne; Rev. Thomas Snell Jones 30 June 1787 

„ Ann; John Dods, servant 5 Sept. 1800 

„ Ann Longhorn ; John Aitkens, sergeant-major 6 Jan. 1754 

„ Betty; Adam Meckieson, shoemaker 12 Jan. 1772 

„ Campbell, writer, Tolbooth p., and Isabela, in St. Andrew p., 

d. of James Grindlay, officer of Excise at Afflect 1 Feb. 1791 

„ Miss Catherine; Archibald Ferrier, W.S. 15 Jan. 1800 

„ Cecilia; Charles Grant, wright 17 Nov. 1771 

„ Miss Clementina; Charles Cremble of Bellyclare 26 July 1788 

„ Ebenezer, weaver, burges, and Margt., d. to deceast James 

Lithgow, merchant burges, both in New Grayfreir's p. 1 July 1764 

„ Ebenezer, linen manufacturer in Tron p., and Miss Jean, in 
Old Gray Friar's p., d. of deceased Mr. Peter Bowie, 
merchant 7 June 1791 

„ Edward, captain steward on board the Belle Roule, New Kirk 
p., and Agnes, Lady Yester's p., d. of George Herron, flesher 
in Kirkaldy 25 Apr. 1781 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Millar, seaman 26 Jan. 1784 

„ Emelia; Alexander Masterton, smith 3 Apr. 1763 

„ Euphemia; John Campbell, painter 26 Apr. 1798 

„ Miss Fearne; George Kinnear, banker 3 July 1792 

„ Frances; John Neilson, wright 13 -Oct. 1754 

„ George, printer, and Ann Milln, relict of John M'Crabie, 

printer, both in S. W. p. 8 Sept. 1754 



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Gardiner or Gardner, Gilbert, servant to Mr. Ronald Dunbar, W.S., 

in N. N. K. p., and Christian, d. to John Burn, tanner in 

Hawick, now in S. E. p. 30 June 

„ Helen ; Alexander Galloway, baker 23 May 

„ Miss Helen; David Christie, writer 11 Oct. 

„ Henrietta; William Keith, servant 24 Apr. 

„ Hugh, labourer, New North p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

Thomas Paterson, mason at Queensferry 26 July 

„ Miss Isobell; Richard Hotchkis, W.S. 23 June 

„ James, mariner in N. K. p., and Rachell, d. of deceased David 

Purrie, brewer in Perth, now in N. K. p. 7 Sept. 

„ James, merchant in New Kirk p., and Miss May, d. to Robt. 

M'Nair, merchant in Glasgow 4 July 

„ James, wright, and Janet, d. of deceast George Ross, lint- 
dresser, both in New Grayfrier's p. 1 1 Apr. 
„ James, apothecary, Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth, p. of Linlithgow, 

d. of John Gibson, merchant in Linlithgow 4 June 

„ James, wright, College Kirk p., and Grizel, New North p., d. of 

deceased William Bartholomew, farmer at Dalmeny 18 Feb. 

„ James, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Helen, Old Gray- 
friar's p., d. of John Calder, sawer of timber 23 Oct. 
,, Janet ; Stewart Lyell, merchant 2 July 
„ Janet; Thomas Brough, mason 13 Nov. 
,, Janet; Alexander Gillies, labourer 11 May 
„ Janet; William Stephen, wright 12 June 
„ Jean; Robert Pilmer, workman 15 Sept. 
,, Miss Jean; William Smith, postmaster 22 Sept. 
,, Jean; John Hepburn, wright 2 Mar. 
„ Miss Jean; Rev. James Pinkerton 14 Dec. 
,, John, shoemaker in N. E. p., and Isobel, d. of deceased Peter 

Ross, farmer in p. of Coul, now in N. E. p. 18 May 

„ John, and Elizabeth Donaldson, both servants to Peter Kyle, 

stabler in S. S. W. p. 8 June 

„ Dr. John, physician, and Miss Ann Grace, d. of deceast Mr. 

Wm. Hinde of London, both in College Kirk p. 8 May 

„ John, peutherer in New North p., and Elizth., d. to deceast 

Robt. Brown, peutherer in New Grayfreir's p. 20 May 

„ John, peutherer, and Agnes, d. to deceast William Rose, tailor, 

both in Tolbooth p. 9 July 

„ John, baker, Lady Yester's p., and Jean, same p., d. to John 

More, wright 16 July 

„ John, wright, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, Old Kirk p., 

d. of James Craigie, vintner at Inchture 22 Aug. 

„ John, coachman, New Gray Friar's p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased George M'Intosh, tailor in Keith, county of Banff 

5 May 
„ John, baker in New North p., and Christian, in St. Andrew p., 

d. of deceased John Thomson, merchant and tailor 21 Nov. 

„ John, farrier, New Gray Friar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

deceased John Duncan, day labourer at Falkirk 21 June 

„ John, gentleman's servant, and Jean, both in St. Andrew p., d. 

of James Stewart, stabler in the Grassmerket 3 Apr. 

„ Katherine; William Wilson, shoemaker 15 Dec. 

„ Katherine; Peter Tod, wright 5 Oct. 

„ Katherine; Robert Russell, labourer . 13 Nov. 

„ Lillias ; Andrew Bell, cutler 22 Jan. 

„ Lukrishaw; James Foot, flesher n July 

„ Magdalen; James Blyth, tailor u Sept. 

„ Miss Margaret; Capt. John Brown 18 July 

„ Margaret; Anthony Wilkison, gunsmith 11 Nov. 

„ Margaret; George M'Intosh, tailor 24 Mar. 



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Gardiner or Gardner, Margaret; Charles Lawson, flesher 24 Aug. 1797 

„ Miss Margaret; Thomas Bonnar, architect 4 July 1800 

„ Marion; Murdoch M'Kay, stabler 12 Jan. 1772 

„ Marion; John Simpson, shoemaker 6 Sept. 1790 

„ Mary; Thomas Murdoch, smith 21 July 1765 

„ Mary; Thomas Christie, ship carpenter 16 Sept. 1778 

„ Miss Mary; Richard M'Lean, merchant 5 Oct. 1797 

„ Peter, stocking maker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Elisabeth, 

same p., d. of James Wardlaw, merchant 28 Sept. 1796 

, Richard, mariner, Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of John 

Robertson, painter 10 July 1784 

„ Miss Richmond; Laurence Inglis, writer 26 Sept. 1756 

„ Robert, writer, New Grayfriar's p., and Miss Anne, p. of 

Carluke, d. of William Steele of Waygateshaw 2 Jan. 1800 

„ Sally; William Allan, publican 29 June 1787 

„ Thomas, gentleman's servant, indweller in Old Kirk p., and 

Margt., d. to deceast James Smith, miliar at Catrine, now 

in Tolbooth p. 22 Aug. 1762 

„ Thomas, shoemaker, Tolbooth p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

Robert Russel, tanner at Aberdour 5 Nov. 1781 

„ Thomas, printer, Tron p., and Emillia, Old Grayfriar's p., d. 

of John Falconer, gardener in Canongate 2 Oct. 1798 

„ Thomas, shoemaker, Old Church p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of James Cook, flesher in Perth 11 Aug. 1800 

„ William, merchant in New Grayfieir's p. ; and . . . ., d. to 

Thomas Duncan, farmer in Couper of Fife, now in Tolbooth 

p. 15 May 1757 

„ William, shoemaker in New Grayfriar's p., and Margt, d. to 

Donald Butter, porter in Tolbooth p. 10 Apr. 1763 

„ William, servant to Mr. Wellwood of Pitliver in Dunfermline 

p., and Ann, d. to John Stark, baker in Cupar, now in New 

Kirk p. 6 Nov. 1768 

„ William, weaver in West Kirk p., and Grizel, d. to deceast 

John Brown, weaver in Benedy in Perthshire, now in the 

College Kirk p. 5 May 1771 

Gardyne, David, merchant, College Kirk p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

William Ritchie, merchant in Arbroath 15 Sept. 1794 

„ Elizabeth; Hugh Brown, cook 7 Oct. 1791 

Gariah, Alexander, clerk to Messrs. Coutts & Co. in New North p., 

and Margaret, d. of deceast George Manderston, wright 16 Apr. 1769 
Garie, Janet; Ebenezer Sanderson, soldier 11 Nov. 1785 

Garioch, Alexander, residenter, and Margt., d. to Andrew Johnston, 

wood forrester in p. of Wester Kirk, both in N. W. p. 8 Oct. 1752 

,, Alexander, clerk to John Cortts & Co. in New North p., and 

Ann, d. to deceast Robt. Doun, wright in Fisherrow, now in 

Old Grayfieir's p. 6 Mar. 1768 

Garlick, Laurence, coachman, and Mary, d. to William Kirkbride, 

merchant in Carlyle, both in Tron p. 19 Oct. 1760 

Garnoch, Robert, Excise officer, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, 

High Church p., d. of Robert Smith, baker in Ormiston 4 Dec. 1795 
Garret, Jonathan, mariner in Tron p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

Alexander Sime, brewer 22 May 1792 

Garrity, James, deputy porter in Hollymorth, and Mary, Old Gray 

Frier's p., d. to John Pollock, stabler in the Cowgate 2 June 1776 

Gartshore, Mr. James, of Alderston, W.S. in N. N. K. p., and Miss 

Helen, d. to deceased Mr. John Spottswood, advocate, now 

in S. E. p. 13 June 1756 

„ Miss Jean ; Thomas Tod, W.S. 26 Oct. 1755 

„ Margaret; Thomas Mutter, merchant 21 June 1752 

Garurary, Agnes ; James Neilson, wigmaker 13 Apr. 1766 

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Garvie, William, joiner, Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased John Swinton, wright at Linton, p. of Humbie 10 Aug. 1781 
Gascoigne, Miss Primrose; John Welsh, W.S. 19 Apr. 1772 

„ William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Helen, same 

p., d. of deceased David Young, gardener at Leven, Fife 17 Nov. 1788 
Gavin, Alexander, wright in Old Gray Friar's p., and Hannah, Lady 

Yester's p., d. of deceased James Murdoch, gardener at 

Dunbar 4 Jan. 1791 

„ Miss Anne; James Bower, saddler 11 July 1773 

„ Charles, ropemaker, and Helen, d. to Wm. Taylor, farmer in 

p. of Blackford, both in Lady Yester's p. 10 Jan. 1773 

,, Christian Elizabeth; Alexander Morrison, shoemaker 24 July 1788 

„ Elspeth ; William Young, mason 3 Jan. 1789 

„ Hector, engraver, and Miss Gilles, d. to deceast James Wilson, 

smith in p. of Banks, now both in New Kirk p. 29 June 1766 

„ John, porter, Tolbooth p., and Jean, New Kirk p., d. of William 

Meldrum, weaver in Kinross 29 Apr. 1779 

„ John, cabinetmaker, and Janet, both in St. Andrew p., d. of 

deceased .... Jack, farmer in Ayr 2 Feb. 1798 

„ Sarah; Thomas Hewat, writer 20 May 179° 

Gay, John, smith in Old Grayfrier's p., and Jean, d. of deceast John 

Thorburn, labouring man in p. of New Bottle, residing in 

New Grayfrier's p. 23 May 1773 

„ Dr. John (son of Anthony Gay of Turin), Tolbooth p., and Mrs. 

Ramsay, d. of Andvv. Hume and Mrs. Mary Scott, same p., 

relict of Captn. Richard Viccarage of 49th regiment 7 Feb. 1786 

„ Thomas, wigmaker, and Ann, d. of deceast Roger Carss, smith 

at Bunowmuirhead, now in Tron p. 19 Feb. 1769 

Gayller, James, wright in West Kirk p., and Isobell, d. to deceast 

Mr. Nellisons in Giffordhall 8 Mar. 1772 

„ Jean; James Blelloch, wright 9 Aug. 1800 

,, John, mariner of Bo'ness, now in St. Andrew p., and Janet, 

same p., d. of James Topen, porter in Bo'ness 31 Mar. 1796 

Gearie, William, flaxdresser in St. Andrew p., and Barbara M'Donald, 

same p., relict of Donald M'Gregor, weaver in Leith 3 Jan. 1793 

Gedd, Janet ; John Wilson, mason 14 Dec. 1781 

Geddes, Ann; James Chadwick, Royal Artillery . 5 June 1797 

„ Miss Barbara; Robert Hill, writer 30 July 1794 

„ Miss Christian ; Laurence Dalgleish, watchmaker 18 Jan. 1779 

,, David, miller, Tolbooth p., and Agnes, St. Andrew p., d. of 

Archibald Crumbie, mason at Salton, East Lothian 14 Dec. 1798 

„ Mr. David, deputy auditor of Excise, Tron p., and Miss Agnes, 

West Kirk p., d. of deceased James Boyd, Custom House 

officer at Kirkcudbright 3 Jan 1780 

,, Elizabeth; James Russell, wright 8 Dec. 1771 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Geddes 15 July 1786 

,, Henry, tylor,Tollbooth Church p., and Margaret, same p., d. to 

deceased Thos. Murray, dyer in Hadington 1 Sept. 1776 

„ Isaac, day labourer, College Kirk p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

deceased James Ker, shoemaker in the Cannongate 17 Nov. 1785 

„ Isabel; John Rae, tailor 29 July 1799 

„ James, student of medicine in Lady Yester's p., and Miss 

Wilelmina, in same p., d. of deceased Jas. Loraine, sherriff 

clerk of Berwickshire 18 Feb. 1790 

„ John, clerk to Lieut. -Genl. M'Kay, St. Giles' p., and Margaret, 

same p., d. of David Duncan, officer of the Customs, Glasgow 

18 June 1784 
„ Margaret; William Sawers, sailor 9 Sept. 1764 

„ Mrs. Margaret; John Walker, merchant 26 Oct. 1766 

„ Margaret; Charles Martin, barber 20 Aug. 1778 

„ Margaret; John Macara, grocer 3 Dec. 1797 



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Geddes, Robert, Tolbooth p., and Miss Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased Mr. Patrick Geddes, surgeon in Culross 15 July 1786 

„ William, a gentleman's servant, and Elisabeth, d. of John Shaw, 
one of the waiters at ports of Edinburgh, both in Tolbooth p. 

25 June 1758 
Geddie, James, merchant, and Jean, d. to deceast Peter Ramsay, 

farmer at Garntully, both in New North p. 3 Feb. 1765 

„ Robert, indweller in Old Kirk p., and Graham, d. to Wm. 

Dundas, wright at Hopeton, now in Tolbooth p. 13 Nov. 1768 

„ Robert, mariner, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

Cuthbert Brown, mariner, Newcastle 27 May 1794 

Geikie, John, wigmaker, and Janet, d. to Alexander Gilespie, mer- 
chant, both in S. W. p. 27 Apr. 1755 
Geills, Margaret; James Kilgour, baxter 21 Nov. 1756 
Gellatly, John, gentleman's servant, Old Gray Friar's p., and Alison, 

same p., d. of John Dewar, coalgrieve at Dalkeith 4 Mar. 1785 

Gellie, Margaret; William Waddell, smith 24 Apr. 1774 

Gellings, Isaac, soldier in 66th regiment commanded by Lord Adam 
Gordon, now in the Castle of Edinburgh, and Isabella, in 
New Grayfrier's p., d. of James Kirkland, surgeon at Calder 

1 Jan. 1775 
Gelly, Elizabeth; John Fairfowl, weaver - 30 Oct. 1774 

Gemmell, Alexander, flesher, and Janet, both in High Church p., d. 

of John Greenhill, flesher 7 Mar. 1797 

Gemmels, William, flesher, High Church p., and Mary, same p., d. 

of Thomas Taylor, flesher 25 July 1793 

Gemmer, William, merchant in Tron p., and Christian, d. to deceast 
James Haliburton, farmer in p. of Sprouston, now in the 
College Kirk p. 10 Apr. 1757 

Gentle, Barbara; Alexander Rae, servant 5 June 1794 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Patrick, weaver 4 May 1766 

„ James, shoemaker in Lady Yester's p., and . . . , d. of deceased 
. . . Robertson, weaver, p. of Fossaway, now in Tolbooth p. 

6 Nov. 1757 
„ James, brewer, and Elisabeth Gribble, both in College Church 

p., relict of Alexander Chapman, printer 7 Apr. 1798 

,, Janet; Alexander Mure, coach carver 9 Apr. 1790 

„ John, weaver in p. of Mid Calder, and Mary, d. to deceased 
Willm. Melvell, weaver in p. of Clackmanan, now in 
S. S. W. p. 21 Apr. 1754 

Gentleman, Janet; John Hunter, skinner 13 Jan. 1751 

„ Robert, surgeon, St. Andrew p., and Miss Catharine Keith, 

same p., d. of George Keith Marishall, St. Patrick Square 7 Dec. 1793 
George, Gideon, ropemaker, New Gray Friar's p., and Daniel, 

Tolbooth p., d. of the deceased John Kinloch, gardener 7 Jan. 1788 
,, Helen; William Gordon, soldier 12 June 1797 

„ James, bookbinder in New Kirk p., and Margaret, d. to deceast 
James Walker, malster in North Lieth, now in Tolbooth p. 

24 Feb. 1760 
„ James, a gentleman's servant, and Isobel, d. to John Alexander, 

tailor, p. of Innerkeithing, both in New Kirk p. 10 May 1772 

„ Janet; Charles Foulis, shoemaker 30 June 1785 

„ John, mason in New Kirk p., and Isobel, d. of deceast Robert 

Jameson, mason, now in Lady Yester's p. 4 Jan. 1767 

„ Samuel, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Agnes, Old 

Grayfriar's p., d. of late John Douglas, servant in Stirling 21 June 1800 
„ Sarah ; Alexander Somerville, merchant 3 Apr. 1779 

„ Thomas, weaver in Tron Kirk p., and Hellen, d. of deceast 

Alexr. Wilson, weaver in Dunfermline 25 Mar. 1764 

Gerard, James, smith, New North p., and Euphemia, same p., d. of 

Robert Robertson, wright at Pittenweem, Fife 8 Sept. 1794 



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Gevence, Walter, journeyman tailor, and Anne, d. of deceased John 

Ross, mason in Elgin, both in N. E. p. 8 June 1755 

Gib, Rev. Mr. Adam, minister of ye Gospel in Bristo in West Kirk 

p., and Miss Emelia, d. to deceast John M'George of Cock- 
lick, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 12 Dec. 1762 
„ Alexander, dancing master at Lithgow, and Christian, d. to 

James Thomson, farmer at Dirlton, East Lothian 15 Jan. 1775 

„ Ann ; William Stuart, servant 30 Oct. 1763 

„ Miss Grissel; Rev. John Gray 17 Feb. 1781 

„ Miss Helen; William Ellis, writer 2 Sept. 1791 

,, James, merchant, and Barbara, d. of deceast John Watson, 

cupar in Haddington, both in College Kirk p. 25 June 1769 

,, James, merchant in Tron p., and Elizabeth, d. of deceast 

Andrew Murray, mariner at Borrowstoness, now in Lady 

Yester's p. 14 Oct. 1770 

„ James, sawer of wood, St. Andrew p., and Helen, Lady Yester's 

p., d. of deceased John Scott, farmer at Dunkeld 22 Aug. 1789 

„ John, day labourer in Old Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth Stirling, 

widow of Duncan Taylor, S. p. 12 Nov. 1775 

„ Margaret; John Thomson, merchant 8 Nov. 1772 

„ Margaret; Robert Dickson, nailer 29 Oct. 1775 

„ Mary; Robert Boyd, Excise officer 21 Oct. 1784 

,, Mary; John Currier, mariner 9 Apr. 1790 

„ Peter, lapidarian, and Mary, d. to Robt. Hill, shoemaker in p. 

of Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire, both in Tolbooth p. 19 Oct. 1766 

,, Rachel; Andrew Inglis, brewer's servant 14 June 1761 

,, Robert, indweller in Old Kirk p., and Magdalen, d. to deceast 

William Cowan, portioner at Loanhead 5 Apr. 1761 

,, William, writer in College Kirk p., and Christian, d. to John 

Bruce, one of the gown keepers in the Parliament House, 

in New North p. 7 Apr. 1771 

Gibb, Adam, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Christian, same 

p., d. of deceased Charles Moyes, baker in Burntisland, Fife 

21 Mar. 1796 
„ Agnes; William Ferguson, dyer 2 Mar. 1790 

„ Andrew, wright in St. Andrew p., and Betty, same p., d. of 

Alexr. Cant, farmer at Pitkenny, p. of Kinghorn 6 Aug. 1792 

„ Ann; William Gibson, shoemaker 21 Feb. 1794 

,, Charlotte; Edward Wallace, labourer 14 June 1798 

„ Elizabeth; Mark Haliburton, carter 18 Sept. 1757 

,, Elizabeth; John Clark, farmer 10 Nov. 1776 

,, Elizabeth; John Aitken, wright 6 Dec. 1777 

„ George, gentleman's servant, and Margt, d. to James St. Clair, 

farmer in p. of Girvan, both in College Kirk p. 9 Feb. 1766 

„ Hugh, printer, New Gray Friar's p., and Beatrix, same p., d. of 

William Steedman, combmaker 10 Sept. 1784 

„ James, writer in Old Grayfreir's p., and Margaret, d. to John 

Brown, tenent in p. of Kirkurd, now in Tolbooth p. 3 Sept. 1758 

„ James, weaver, Old Church p., and Elspeth, same p., d. of John 

Taylor, farmer, p. of Meigle 10 Aug. 1799 

„ Miss Janet; John Bryce, surgeon 17 Nov. 1798 

„ John, merchant in New Kirk p., and Miss Stuart, d. to Charles 

Lesslie, writer in Tron p. 20 Dec. 1772 

„ John, manufacturer at Leslie, Fife, now in New Gray Friar's p., 

and Janet, same p., d. of deceased John Lilburn, portioner 

at Arngask, Perthshire 28 Dec. 1796 

,, Margaret; William Mitchell, merchant 17 Mar. 1751 

„ Margaret; Patrick Robertson, writer 27 Sept. 1761 

„ Margaret ; George Dickson, plasterer 2 June 1788 

„ Margaret; Charles Miller, turner 10 Oct. 1788 

,, Margaret; William Stevenson, weaver 26 Apr. 1794 



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Gibb, Martha; William Begbie, servant 27 Dec. 1796 

„ Robert, coachmaster in N. E. p., and Mary, d. of deceased 
James Dallas of St. Martin's, now at Craig Leith in West 
Kirk p. 3 Dec. 1752 

Gibbison, Alexander, sadler, and Margt v d. to James Nicolson, 

barber, both in Lady Yester's p. 17 Feb. 1765 

„ Marion; Henry Brown, slater 3 Mar. 1765 

Gibson, Agnes; William Davidson, schoolmaster 18 Oct. 1761 

„ Agnes; John Archibald, merchant 2 Mar. 1786 

„ Agnes; Fraser Mackenzie, flesher 27 July 1797 

„ Rev. Mr. Alexander, minister at Newcastle, and Miss Christian, 
Lady Yester's p., d. of John Carmichael, salt officer in 
Pittenweem 3 Nov. 1780 

„ Alison; Robert Butler, reedmaker 19 June 1783 

„ Ann; John Poison, servant 25 Aug. 1751 

„ Archibald, baker, Tron p., and Anne, same p., d. of deceased 

John Drysdale, sailor, Kinghorn 14 Nov. 1782 

„ Archibald, W.S., Old Kirk p., and Miss Grissel, Old Grayfriar's 

p., d. of deceased Thomas Hogg, merchant 20 Sept. 1785 

„ Archibald, chaise driver, College Kirk p., and Anne, New 
Grayfriar's p., d. of Andrew M'Millan, house carpenter in 
Portsburgh 3 Nov. 1788 

„ Miss Barbara; Dr. Thomas Young 3 Mar. 1754 

„ Betty; John Tait, paper maker 12 Nov. 1775 

„ Borthwick, shoemaker, College Kirk p., and Isobel, St. Andrew 
p., d. of deceased James Wortman, flesher at Queensferry 

21 Nov. 1786 
„ Charles, tailor in Old Grayfrier's p., and Rachel, d. to James Turn- 
bull, brush maker in West Kirk p., now in College Kirk p. 8 May 1774 
,, Cicilia; Robert Bruce, weaver 18 June 1792 

„ Miss Cicilia; John Thomson, insurance broker 24 Feb. 1797 

„ David, gentleman's servant in Tolboth p., and Janet, d. to 
deceast Henry Edward, land waiter in Prestonpans, now in 
New North p. 2 Mar. 1766 

,, David, tailor in West Kirk p., and Mary, in Tolbooth p., d. of 

deceast James Cockburn, labourer at Penkaitland 6 Mar. 1774 

„ David, tailor, Lady Yester's p., and Jean, d. of James Goans, 

deceased, Biggar 29 June 1777 

,, David, wright, Lady Yester's p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

deceased David Robertson, mason in Auchtermuchty, Fife 1 June 1786 
„ David, painter, High Kirk p., and Miss Anne, same p., d. of 

Dr. John Roebuck at Bo'ness 17 July 1788 

„ Elizabeth; Matthew Bell, gardener 27 Nov. 1757 

„ Elizabeth ; Alexander Dunbar, stationer 30 Oct. 1763 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; David Hunter of Pitskelly 18 Feb. 1770 

„ Elizabeth ; William Wallace, servant 10 Jan. 1783 

„ Elizabeth; James Lindsay, weaver 1 Jan. 1785 

,, Elizabeth ; James Gardner, apothecary 4 June 1785 

„ Elizabeth; William Thorn, wright 19 Jan. 1788 

„ Elizabeth; George Lawson, wright 18 June 1788 

„ Euphan ; Christopher Watson, upholsterer 28 Sept. 1766 

„ Euphan; Thomas Wilson, servant 18 Jan. 1767 

„ Euphan; Robert Dalgleish, merchant 16 Dec. 1770 

„ Eupham; Ewen Macpherson 8 Dec. 1781 

„ George, merchant, High Church p., and Miss Elisabeth, same 

p.,d. of Mungo Campbell 7 Feb. 1800 

„ Giles; John Macdonald 25 Oct. 1759 

„ Helen; David Hutcheson, tailor 20 Feb. 1763 

„ Helen; James Blair, staymaker 5 June 1778 

„ Helen ; John Oakley, hairdresser 26 June 1779 

„ Miss Helen; Capt. Alexander Charles Maitland 27 Apr. 1786 



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Gibson, Miss Helen; Dewar Masterton 19 Nov. 1789 

„ Helen; John Mason, merchant 2 June 1794 

„ Helen; William Porteous, flesher 26 Aug. 1799 

,, Isobell ; Francis Ronaldson, accountant's clerk 7 Apr. 1776 

,, Isobel; John Thomson, merchant 28 Jan. 1785 

,, Isobel; Robert Scott, publican 29 Oct. r79i 

„ James, surgeon in Old Kirk p., and Miss Sarah, d. to Donald 

M'Lairren, surgeon, now in New Kirk p. 14 Nov. 1756 

,, James, writer in Old Kirk p., and Katharine, milliner in New 

Kirk p., and d. to deceast Hugh Campbell, indweller in 

Perthshire 14 Mar. 1762 

,, James, carrier, Lady Yester's p., and Isobell, same p., d. of 

John Bence, wright in Linlithgow 3 Mar. 1783 

„ Lieut. James, late of 80th regiment, Lady Yester's p., and Miss 

Jane, same p., d. of deceased Major Thos. Hamilton of the 

8th regiment dragoons 15 July 1784 

,, James, papermaker, College Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

Adam Watson, papermaker at Lawswade, county of 

Edinburgh 30 Dec. 1786 

„ James, smith, St. Andrew p., and Margaret Marshall, same p., 

relict of William Jenkins, smith 2 Oct. 1789 

,, James, writer in Tolbooth p., and Miss Jean, in New North p., 

d. of deceased Mr. Andw. M'Lure, merchant and planter in 

Antigua 7 May 1791 

„ James, labourer, College Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

Henry Danskin, wright 4 Aug. 1794 

,, James, writer, Tolbooth p., and Grisel, same p., d. of deceased 

Alexander Stewart, farmer, Perthshire 24 Oct. 1794 

„ James, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased Mr. James Thomson, merchant 13 Sept. 1796 

„ James, smith, and Margaret, both in Old Grayfriar's p., d. of 

deceased Henry Eckfoord, farmer, Berwickshire 11 Aug. 1797 

,, Miss Janet; Dr. Robert Innes 4 Jan. 1756 

„ Janet; John Graham, merchant 31 Aug. 1766 

,, Janet; John Boyd, stockingmaker 10 June 1770 

„ Janet; Thomas Comb, wright 17 May 1772 

„ Janet; John Stark, farmer 8 Dec. 1789 

,, Janet; John Rae, vintner 16 May 1793 

„ Janet; James Newbigging, carter 17 Apr. 1797 

„ Jean; William Smith, barber 10 Dec. 1752 

„ Jean; John Ingram, porter 3 Feb. 1765 

„ Jean; Alexander Paterson, tailor 27 Sept. 1767 

,, Jean; William Simpson, tailor 15 June 1777 

„ Jean; Robert Gibson, weaver 27 Aug. 1787 

,, Jean ; Robert Hodge, weaver 30 Sept. 1791 

,, Jean; Mark Haliburton 31 Jan. 1793 

„ Jean; William Goodfellow, farmer 7 Oct. 1795 

„ Jean; James Chalmers, weaver 8 May 1799 

,, Joanna; George Porteous, fiesher 19 Dec. 1794 

„ Miss Joanna; James Menelaws, merchant 21 Dec. 1795 

,, Mr. John, minister of the Gospell at St. Ninian's, and Miss 

Mary, d. of deceased Alexr. Tait, merchant, now in S. W. p. 

9 Mar. 1755 
„ Rev. Mr. John, minister of the Gospel at St. Ninian's, and 

Miss Margaret, d. to deceast Mr. James Nimmo, cashier to 

the Excise, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 5 Aug. 1759 

„ John, journeyman wright, and Margaret M'Kenzie, relict of 

William Campbell, Chelsea pensioner, both in College 

Kirk p. 4 May 1766 

„ John, in the Old Grayfrier's p., and Miss Henrietta, eldest d. of 

James Watson of Saughton 13 Mar. 1774 



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Gibson, Tohn, smith in Collington, and Jean Murray, relict of James 

Cumming of Breda ™ J^y ^81 

Tohn, mason, New Grayfriar's p., and Anne, same p., d. of 

Peter Cree, gardener at Dean 22 May 1788 

John, hairdresser in St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same p., 

d. of deceased James Ness, soldier in the 1st regiment 23 June 1791 
John, baker, New North p., and Isabella, same p., d. of John 

Martin, merchant at Melrose 27 Aug. 1795 

Katherine; Francis Henderson, corporal 7 Oct. 1782 

;, Katherine ; Alexander Ramage, merchant 27 Apr. 1791 

„ Katherine; Adam Aitken, slater 3 * eb - 1797 

„ Miss Mainy; John Shaw, surgeon 27 Aug. 1767 

Margaret; Robert Innes, shoemaker 20 June 175b 

.Margaret ; Walter Scott, baxter 27 Aug. 1758 

Mar|aret; John Kay, wright 10 May 1767 

Mariaret : John Bryce, printer 27 Sept 1767 

Margaret; John Noble, labourer 2 Sept. 1780 

Margaret; Robert M'Kay, labourer 3 Feb. 1786 

Margaret; Adam Smith, grocer 10 July 1790 

„ Margaret ; William Davidson, engraver 30 Dec. 1790 

Margaret; James Alexander, mariner 2b bept. 1791 

" Margaret; Robert Neill, ropemaker 8 Jan. 1790 

' Martha; Richard Barnet, carpenter 8 July 1790 

„■■ Miss Mary; John Dickson of Culter, advocate 19 Mar. 1761 

" Rachel; George Henderson, merchant 25 Apr. 175b 

Robert, maltster, Scotland Well, p. of Portmoak, and Jean, 
same p., d. of deceased George Skinner, portioner in 
Portmoak . »5 Apr- i7?8 

Robert, hosier, High Kirk p., and Christian, St. Andrew p., d 
of Alexander Rule, cabinet maker at Reston, county of 
Haddington , , . 23 Oct. 1786 

Robert, weaver, College Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased James Gibson, weaver in Biggar 27 Aug. I7»7 

„ Robert, carver and guilder, College Kirk p , and Margaret, 

same p., d. of deceased John Howden, indweller 26 Oct. 1793 

„ Sarah ; Henry Otto, farmer . » Nov. .780 

Sarah; Robert Wilson, drover 22 June 1784 

Thomas, weaver, New North p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased David Waterston, porter 14 J? eb. 1703 

Thomas, weaver, New North p., and Alison, same p., d. of 

deceased William Thorburn, tailor in Eddleston 6 Jan. 1767 

Thomas, weaver in New North p., and Margaret, in New 

Grayfriar's p., d. of Lawrance Forrest, tailor in Biggar 3 Sept. 1790 
Walter grieve, St. Andrew p., and Alison, same p., d. of Peter 
" Wills, brewer in North Berwick M May i 7 99 

„ William, stabler in S. W. p., and Mary, d. of deceased John 

Spiers brewer in Dumfermline, now in the West Kirk p. 17 June 17 S3 
„ William, 'tailor in N. K. p., and Christian, d. to Alexander 

Cleghorn, smith in the Dean, now in S. E. p. 28 Sept. i?SS 

William, farmer in College Kirk p., and Christian, d. to George 

Wood, gardener at Setton, now in Tron p. 5 ^ec. *7o2 

William, farmer in College Kirk p., and Joan, d. of deceast 
Thomas Lauriston, brewer at the Abbayhill, now in Old 
Kirk p. , Jir . . 11 Apr. 1773 

William, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Kathnne, same p., 

d of deceast John Sommerville, farmer in p. of Carstairs 26 Jan. 1781 
William, shoemaker, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann same p., d. of 
" James Gibb, gardener at Pilton, p. of Cramond 21 Feb. 794 

Giff, Catherine; James Key, soldier ,..■--., A 3 July 1794 

Gilford, Alexander, wright, and Helen, both ,n St. Andrew p., d. of 

Robert Scott, farmer at Hawick 25 inov. 1797 



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Gifford, David, tailor, and Agnes Thomson, relict of George Peacok 

journeyman tailor, both in N. E. p. 1; SeDt I7CI 

„ Henry gentleman's servant, and Margaret, both in St. Andrew 
p., d. of deceased James M'Ritchie, master of the boats at 
North Queensferry , N 

„ Isobell; James Longmuir in G.P.O. .,, F ?h ,111 

„ Jean; Fergus Ferguson, valet " f,f„ * 7 *° 

„ Lillias; James Wright, peutherer ,J A "" e IQl 

" Nl w' , Smit ^ and fenier in S - S - W - P-. and Katharin, d. to g ' ? 

Walter Pettycrew, smith and ferrier in Dalkeith 4 Aue 17:4 

„ William, smith and ferrier in S. S. W. p., and Miss Jean, d of 
deceased Mr. Wm. Robertson, one of the ministers of 
Edinburgh, now in N. W. p. T , , 

„ William, merchant's clerk in New Grayfreir's p., and Janet d to 
James Mikison, shoemaker in Aberbrothick, now in Old 
Grayfrier's p. n 

Gighie, Ann ; William Young, gardener l Z^l l 7 J° 

Gilbert, Grissel ; William Fyfe, manner A Jf "' ?g 

„ Robert, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Katharine, ' 

PleTsan' dec eased John Flockart, wright in the 

» Sa ™ uel > labourer College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of ^^ ^ 

deceased David Turnbull, tailor ' P ' 2 Der T7oA 

Gilchrist, Agnes; Robert Haliday, carver 2 T ^tr \lVc 

» Andrew, porter Old Kirk p., and Janet, d. of James Cunyng- 75S 

hame, wright in Houston, p. of Uphall , Au „ r7 o. 

„ Andrew, porter, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of deceased g * ? 4 

John Swan in Orkney M 

„ Ann ; Thomas Fergusson, chair bearer l £*/ \l\\ 

„ Ann ; Marsdon Lomas, corporal x^N III 

„ Archibald, merchant in Old Kirk p., and Miss Hainy d to 

Provost Ingram, merchant in Glasgow ' 6 Mar I7fi . 

" t?' T er , C M<r' n M Er 5 p -'- and Miss Margaret, same p.? 7 3 

d. of Robert M'Callum, tailor in Glasgow 2 Anr 178c 

„ Christian ; James Reid, goldsmith In 2 A ,J2 

„ Christian ; Alexander Brodie, labourer '° S ££ 

„ Darnel, mason, St Andrew p, and Jean, p. of Coulter, d. of * ?97 

John Johnston farmer in Hangingshaw, near Biggar 24 Tan 1780 

" H l^v U1 v NeW G f a y friei ' s P-. and Mary, in Tron p, ' 9 

d. to William Eman, shoemaker in p. of Selkrig , Q Mav 177, 

" of Rnh 0n ^^^ £*,* and Chr ^ tian ' St - Andrew p., d 3 " ^ 

of Robert Christie, day labourer F ' * rw ,*„«, 

» Miss Grizell; John Beyne, writer 3 2 eC I793 

„ Helen; Archibald Niven, baker 2 ^ ec ' '777 

» Henrietta; James Samuel, tanner ? t pn I?79 

„ Isobel; Thomas M'Callum, weaver Vt 7 ? 4 

„ Isobel; Charles Stewart, writer JJ™/ J^° 

" Jam D a 'nIlf V c;7,l n S ° Uth Leit \P-' and J anet > d - of ^ceased P 7 
Darnell Stalker, farmer in shire of Murray, now in N. K. p. 

„ James, servant to Lord Prestongrange, and Marion, d. to David° ^ l?S * 

t™ ♦ k ' Sn ^ th at Haddin g ton > both in Tolbooth p. ,3 Feb 176* 

" J nf \ h° n p an ' uT P -' and Janet > P- of East Monkland, d. 3 7 3 

of John Russell, farmer m p. of East Monkland ' „ Tan 178* 

" J r^£ n? r S- h K 42n , d ieg J m T ent ° r R °y al Highlanders in the J ' 3 

Castle of Edinburgh, and Isobel, in St. Andrew p., d. of 

deceased Robert Gowans, servant to Lord Elphinston 

governour of the Castle of Edinburgh F ' ~ . 

,, Janet; William Kay, corporal amDUrgh f Oc t. 1791 

„ Janet; Archibald Wright, jeweller 24 &ept. 1794 

„ Jean; John Moir, shoemaker 24/^.1795 

11 r eb. 1799 



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Gilchrist, John, indweller, and Margaret, d. to Mongo Graham, 

brewer Auchterarder, both in S. K. p. 28 July 1754 

Tohn, glover, and Ann, d. to deceast Archibald M'Lauchlane 
" J innkeeper in Linlithgow, both in Old Kirk p. 28 Mar. 1762 

John, wright, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, Old Kirk p., d. of 

deceased George Donaldson, ropemaker, Le.th l8 A ^° V> 1?8 ° 

Margaret; John Steill, wheelwright o Apr 1755 

Mary; Andrew Williamson, mariner 18 Sept. 1800 

Peter, mason, New Grayfriar's p., and Agnes, same p., d. of 

deceased John Denholm, farmer 25 Jan. 1780 

Miss Rebecca; William Porter, brewer 26 June 179» 

" Samuel, weaver, New Grayfrair's p., and Marion, same p., d. 

of deceased John Auchincloss, weaver at Carnwath 13 Jan. I7»9 

Thomas, gardener, and Elizabeth, d. of deceast Wm. Williams- 

son, farmer at Moffat, both in New Grayfriar's p. 6 Dec. 1761 

Walter, merchant in N. K. p., and Henrietta, d. to deceased 

Charles Farquharson, writer, now in S. K. p. 8 Aug. 1750 

William, glover in New Kirk p., and Jean, d. to deceast William 

Taylor, breeches maker in New Grayfriar's p. 6 Dec. 1761 

William, journeyman wright in Old Grayfrier's p., and Elizabeth, 
in Tron p., d. of deceast John Deas, farmer in Methel in 
Fife F ' 11 Sept. 1774 

Giles (Geills), Arthur, wright in College Kirk p, and Ann, d. to Capt^ 

Park, shipmaster at Peterhead 19 Mar. 1709 

„ Jean; John Sella., merchant ei • u a f t 10 Jan. i 7 94 

[ohn p. of St. Giles, clerk, and Hannah, p. of Leith, d. of John 
" J Cook, farmer in Hertfordshire 27 Jan. 1780 

„ Mary; Francis Kennedy, servant 19 Apr. 1707 

Gilfillan Alexander,staymakerat Falkirk.and Kathenne,d. of deceased 
Tames Buchanan of Kairnoch in p. of Callendar, now in 

S. W. p. 2 °J an - 1754 

„ Anne; John Millar, servant * 2 J une *757 

Tohn, glazier, College Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of Alex- 
" J ander Cross, shoemaker in London 20 Jan. .784 

„ Mary; James Glen, weaver *> J an - W* 

Gilgour, see Kilgour. . 

Gilkie, Christian Hersey ; James Lawson, tenant in Gavinton 16 Aug. .799 

ohn, mason in College Kirk p., and Isobel Burn, in same p., 
" relict of Tames Forsyth, composer to a printing house in 

t j 25 Apr. 1791 

London . 3 v /y 

Gill Henry, gentleman's servant, now in Lady Yester's p., and Pegie, 

' slme p., d. to George Thomson, publican at Galla 23 July i 7 75 

, Tean; John Howieson, shoemaker 26*eb. 1,09 

William, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Helen, same 
" p d. of deceased William Smith, smith 15 May i 7 94 

William, soldier, North York Militia, Edinburgh Castle and 

" Ann, Old Church p., d. of John Lowson, carter in Leith 27 May 1800 

Gillbee, John,' corn dealer in the city of London, now in St Andrew 

p, and Miss Hannah, same p., d. of Rev. Thomas Lombard 

of London ■* 

Gillespie, Adam, mason, New Gray Friar's p and Isobel, same p., d^ 

of Hugh Sanders, day labourer at Cramond 29 Sept. I7»5 

Alexander, baker in Kingstreet, in p. of St. James, London at 

m-'esent in N. W. p., and Miss Margt, d. of deceased Robert 

Campbell, brewer at Orchardfeild, now in S. E. p. M July 1750 

Alexander, merchant, and Christian, d. of deceast John Cumng- 

" ham, farmer at Limekilns, p. of Torrey, both in Lady 

Yester's p j ' 

„ Alexander, gardener, New Grayfriar's p., and Mary, Tron p., d. 

of deceased John Murray, gardener at Perth 17 L>ec. 1779 



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Gillespie, Alexander, smith, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same p., d. of 
William Ritchie, farmer at Dalmahoy, county of Edinburgh 

30 June 1786 
„ Andrew, upholsterer in College Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to 

Robt. Stuart, merchant in New Grayfrier's p. 9 Sept. 1764 

„ Anne; Joseph Dargg, labourer 20 Nov. 1790 

„ Ann; John Hendry, servant 25 Sept. 1797 

„ Elizabeth; James Whyte, wright 27 Sept. 1761 

„ Miss Elizabeth; Thomas Blaquiere, student 23 Apr. 1790 

„ George, baker, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased James Laurie, mason at Bo'ness 4 Jan. 1786 

„ Isobel; John Turnbull, baker 17 May 1787 

„ Miss Isobel; John Birrel, manufacturer 11 Apr. 1793 

„ James, ropemaker in North Leith, and Marion, d. of George 

Lidle, gardener at Airth, now in N. K. p. 4 May 1755 

„ Janet; John Geikie, wigmaker 27 Apr. 1755 

„ Jean; George Hunter, porter 4 June 1793 

„ John, son of Dr. John Gillespie of Kirkton, and Miss Janet 
only d. of David Scrimgeor of Birkhill, advocate, in St. 
Giles' p. 12 May 1776 

„ John, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Margaret, same 

p., d. of James Black, day labourer in Falkirk 14 Apr. 1788 

„ John, distiler in Old Kirk p., and Helen, in St. Andrew p., d. 
of deceased James Henderson, smith at New Merket, near 
Stirling 4 May 1792 

„ Margaret; Charles Arbuckle, merchant 30 Jan. 1774 

„ Margaret; James Lymon, printer 25 Sept. 1788 

„ Margaret; Robert Jackson, servant 24 Oct. 1798 

„ Mary; Alexander Millar, tailor 16 Oct. 1763 

„ Marie; Henry Fraser, wright 2 Nov. 1784 

„ Thomas, a brewer's servant, and Mary, d. to deceast Robert 
Jamison, shoemaker in Queensferry, both in Lady Yester's 
p. 18 Nov. 1770 

„ Thomas, merchant from New York, and Margaret, Tron p., d. 

of Andrew Stewart, distiller at Swanston 18 Jan. 1779 

„ William, merchant, Tolbooth p., and Miss Janet, Old Gray- 
friar's p., d. of Samuel Watson, farmer at Muirburn, p. of 
Biggar 11 Sept. 1783 

„ William, farmer, Lady Yester's p., and Mary, same p., d of 
deceased George Russell, farmer at Kirkland, Dumfriesshire 

20 Apr. 1793 
Gillies, Adam, journeyman mason in College Kirk p., and Margaret, 
d. of deceast James Boswall, smith at Cliftonhall, now in 
Tron p. 7 May 1769 

„ Alexander, son to deceast Jas. Gillies, farmer in Boningtoun, 
and Margaret, d. to deceast James Wright, farmer in Crieff, 
now both in Tolbooth p. 25 Nov. 1764 

,, Alexander, porter, Tolbooth""p., and Jean, same p., d. of John 

Arthur, gentleman's servant 26 Oct. 1782 

,, Alexander, day labourer, New Kirk p., and Janet, St. Giles' p., 

d. of deceased James Gardner, shoemaker in Mid Calder 11 May 1784 
,, Alexander, brewer's servant, College Kirk p., and Mary, same 
p., d. of deceased James Anderson, coachman to the Earl of 
Morton 24 Jan. 1788 

„ Alexander, soldier in the 75th regiment, Old Grayfriar's p., and 
Mary, same p., d. of deceased . . . Glass, farmer in Gurnsey 

25 Nov. 1798 
,, Ann; David Robertson, baker 26 Jan. 1777 

„ David, weaver, High Church p., and Katharine, same p., d. of 

John Sellkirk, weaver in p. of Largo, Fife 10 May 1799 

„ Elizabeth; John Bell, smith 28 Nov. 1762 



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Gillies, George, labourer in College Kirk p., and Jannet, d. to James 

Burdie, smith at Gateside in p. of Ratha, now in 

Tronp. 28 Sept. 1766 

„ Gilbert, chairman, New Kirk p., and Abigal, New Grayfriar's 

p., d. of William Reid, sawer of timber 5 May 1781 

„ Janet; George Hay, gardener 1 Nov. 1761 

„ Janet; James King, servant 6 Oct. 1765 

„ Janet; Robert Boyd, wright 29 Aug. 1773 

,, Jean ; James Hutton, shoemaker 30 Apr. 1798 

„ John, merchant in South Leith, and Miss Mary, d. to deceased 

James Black, brewer in Dunfermline, now in S. W. p. 8 Aug. 1756 

„ John, writer, New North p., and Helen, Tolbooth p., d. of 

William Fraser, merchant in Forres 5 Apr. 1788 

„ John, groom at the riding school, and Margaret Rankine, relict 

of Thomas Masson, stabler, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 18 Mar. 1764 
,, Katherine; Archibald M'Callman, servant 29 Sept. 1765 

,, Margaret; Alexander Watson 16 Aug. 1781 

,, Margaret; John Macfarlane, soldier 4 Mar. 1794 

,, May; William Yates, hairdresser 12 June 1774 

„ Peter, late soldier in the 73rd regiment, College Kirk p , 

and Helen, same p., d. of Donald Shaw, day labourer at 

Gilmerton, county of Edinburgh 28 Dec. 1785 

„ Robert, currier, New Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, d. of John 

Rule, tanner in Bathgate 2 June 1786 

„ William, merchant in Old Kirk p., and Miss Ann, d. to John 

Wight, brewer in Musselburgh 27 June 1773 

„ William, weaver, Tron p., and Katharine, same p., d. of Thomas 

Hume, farmer at West Renton, Berwickshire 7 Nov. 1797 

„ William, gentleman's servant, and Margaret, both in St. 

Andrew p.,d. of Michael Blair, gardener at Arniston 12 Apr. 1798 

Gillivray, see Macgillivray. 

Gillon, Miss Bethia; James Edmonston, writer 17 July 1757 

Gilmour (Gilmer, Gilmore), Anne; George Cuddie, coach hirer 7 Mar. 1800 

„ Chas., carter in New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, d. to William 

Herron, weaver in Aberdour, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 7 Dec. 1760 
„ Miss Elizabeth ; Sir James Justice 11 Mar. 1753 

„ Elizabeth; Francis Farquharson, sailor 20 Dec. 1767 

„ Isobel; John Drysdale, merchant 7 June 1752 

„ James, journeyman glover, and Barbara, d. of R . . . Ross, 

mason in Inverness, now both in Old Kirk p. 5 Nov. 1758 

„ James, tailor, p. of Newbottle, and Isobell, Tolbooth p., d. of 

George Sanderson, baker in Dunse i\ May 1778 

„ James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Euphane, New 

Gray Friar's p., d. of David Sead, late farmer at Crail, Fife i 5 May 1 788 
„ Janet; John Guthrie, servant 12 May 1751 

„ Janet; Colin Downie, shoemaker 1 Nov. 1772 

„ Janet; William Forsyth, mason 28 Aug. 1774 

„ Jean ; John VVemyss, dyer 29 June 1766 

„ John, late writing master, and Elizabeth, d. to deceast Thomas 

M'Kay, merchant, both in Old Kirk p. 5 Dec. 1762 

„ John, ropemaker in Old Grayfreir's p., and Isabel, d. to John 

Kilfilling, weaver at Falkirk, now in New Grayfreir's p. 13 Aug. 1769 
„ John, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased James Murray, day labourer near Dunse 24 Dec. 1781 

„ Katherine; William Nisbet, wright 20 June 1756 

„ - Mary Ann ; James M'Farlane, chairmaster 13 Dec. 1797 

,, Robert, wigmaker, New Grayfriar's p., and Ann, Tolbooth p., 

d. of John Scott, smith 3 Aug. 1777 

„ Robert, ropemaker in New Grayfriar's p.> and Charlote, in same 

p., d. of deceased John Sibbald, smith, burgess and freeman 

14 June 1791 



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Gilmour (Gilmer, Gilmore), Robert, shoemaker in High Church p., 
and Martha, same p., d. deceased . . . Phillip, Excise officer 

17 Jan. 1793 
„ Samuel, ropemaker in Old Grayfreir's p., and Margaret, d. to 
Robert Tod, brewer at Abbeyhill, now residenter in Canon - 
gate p. 7 Dec. 1766 

„ Thomas, gentleman's servant in New North p., and Elizabeth 

Johnstone, indweller in South Leith 27 May 1759 

„ William, day labourer in St. Andrew p., and Agnes, same p., d. 

of James Braid, day labourer at Wemyss, Fife 24 July 1792 

Gilray, Andrew, tinsmith, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, Lady 
Yester's p., d. of deceased Adam Anderson, toll barrkeeper 
at Ravenshaugh . 26 Aug. 1789 

„ Elizabeth; Andrew Henderson, mason 18 Nov. 1788 

„ William, printer in New North p., and Catharine, same p., d. 

of deceased Alexander Weir of the 71st regiment 20 Feb. 1793 

Gilson, Rebecca; Don Joseph Poppo, musician 29 Oct. 1775 

Giolevitte, Camella; Matale Carrie, musician 19 Feb. 1794 

,, Miss Frances; George Place 16 Mar. 1795 

Girdwood, Alexander, farmer in West Kirk p., and Elizabeth, in 

Lady Yester's p., d. of Thomas Blair, fisher in Scoon 9 Jan. 1774 

„ Alexander, hostler in High Kirk p., and Jean Stewart, Old 

Kirk p., relict of John Ker, serjant in 69th regiment 21 Oct. 1791 

„ Andrew, journeyman shoemaker, and Margaret, d. to deceast 

David Wallace, tronman, both in New Kirk p. 1 July 1770 

,, George, indweller in Old Grayfreir's p., and Janet, d. of deceast 
George Wilson, land labourer in p. of Muirtoun, now in 
New Grayfreir's Kirk p. 28 May 1758 

„ George, baker, and Elisabeth, both in Old Grayfriar's p., d. of 

deceased Alexander White, labourer at Breadsburn 3 Nov. 1797 

„ Mary; Alexander Clure, tailor . 23 Sept. 1753 

„ Mary; William Ormond, mason 30 Sept. 1753 

Girvan, Jean; John Kellett, sergeant 25 July 1799 

Givan, Jean; Hugh Brown, mariner 18 July 1773 

„ John, day labourer, Old Church p., and Jennet, Lady Yester's 

p., d. of deceased John Wood, shoemaker, Fifeshire 30 Dec. 1777 

Givin, Hester; Robert Mason, stabler 22 Dec. 1776 

Gladstone, James, vintner in Biggar p., and Janet, d. to Samuel 

Foord, mason in Uller p., now in S. W. p. 9 Nov. 1755 

Glanville, William, High Church p., and Miss Alison, same p., d. of 

Robert Johnston, merchant 13 Jan. 1800 

Glasgow, Alexander, weaver in the Barony p. of Glasgow, and Mary, 
d. of deceast Patrick Monro, officer of Excise in the New 
Kirk p. 31 July 1757 

„ Anne; George Chalmers, chaise driver 8 Dec. 1776 

,, Elizabeth; Alexander Thomson, merchant 6 Feb. 1794 

„ Miss Jean; John Sword, merchant 12 June 1763 

„ Margaret; David Smith, hairdresser 26 Dec. 1797 

,, Mary; David Peatie, labourer 4 Oct. 1791 

Glass, Agnes; William Cowie, waiter 6 Feb. 1790 

„ Ann; Robert Shorthouse, weaver 16 Aug. 1793 

„ Elizabeth; David Cowan, eorn dealer 30 July 1785 

,, Elizabeth; John Forrest, surgeon 15 Jan. 1788 

„ Hugh, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Agnes, same p., 

d. of Thomas Caldwell, cooper in Currie 1 May 1787 

„ James, writer, and Ann, both in St. Andrew p., d. of Charles 

Tawse, residenter at the Abbay, Holyroodhouse 18 May 1797 

„ Miss Janet; Lieut. Swann Hill 19 May 1798 

„ Jean; John Dryden, shoemaker 28 Feb. 1788 



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Glass, John, wright, Lady Yester's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

William White, wright 31 May 1781 

„ John, gentleman's servant, Lady Yester's p., and Mary, same p., 

d. of deceased John Bean, wright in Linlithgow 17 May 1787 

„ Miss Katherine; James Keay, writer 4 June 1769 

,, Miss Katherine; Davidson M'Kain, grocer 22 Aug. 1773 

„ Margaret; James Tait, tailor 27 May 1759 

„ Mary; Patrick M'Intire, merchant 28 Sept. 1766 

„ Mary; Alexander Gillies, soldier 25 Nov. 1798 

„ William, late gardener to the Earl of Stair at New Liston in 
Kirkliston p., and Isobel, d. to deceast William Walker, 
wright in South Leith, now in New North p. 4 May 1760 

,, William, wright in Perthshire, and Janet, New Kirk p., d. of 

Wm. Peebles, weaver at Newcastle-upon-Tyne 29 Aug. 1779 

„ William, shoemaker in St. Andrew p., and Isobel, Lady 

Yester's p., d. of William Fergusson, merchant 14 Aug. 1792 

Glassford, Jean; Charles Hunter, wright 1 July 1753 

„ John, merchant in Glasgow, and Miss Ann, d. of deceased Sir 

John Nisbet of Dean, Bart., now in N. N. K. p. 5 Nov. 1752 

Glaze, Richard, soldier, Shropshire Millitia, Edinburgh Castle, and 
Sarah, Tolbooth p., d. of William James, labourer, Shrop- 
shire 19 Apr. 1799 
„ Thomas, soldier in the Shropshire Militia, Edinburgh Castle, 
and Eleonar, St. Andrew p., d. of William Rowson, fishing 
tackell maker, Leith Street 26 Sept. 1798 
Gleadowe, John, hairdresser, New North p., and Janet, College 

Kirk p., d. of William Thomson, weaver 26 Nov. 1782 

Gleig, Anne; John Richardson, merchant 23 Apr. 1791 

Glen, Agnes; James Pennie, porter 24 Oct. 1773 

„ Alexander, shoemaker, and Rachel, both in College Kirk p., 

d. of William Briggs, baker in Pittenweem, Fife 7 Feb. 1798 

,, Miss Elizabeth; George, Earl of Dalhousie 26 July 1767 

„ Elizabeth; William Glen, merchant 7 Aug. 1768 

,, Elizabeth; George Morison, flesher 10 Dec. 1783 

,, Elizabeth; Timothy Baine, soldier 28 June 1799 

„ George, meal merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, 
same p., d. of deceased George Henderson, mariner at 
Bo'ness • 22 Mar. 1785 

„ George, meal dealer, New Gray Friar's p., and Elizabeth, Old . 
Gray Friar's p., d. of deceased John Anderson, farmer, p. of 
Inverkeithing 22 Jan. 1788 

,, Helen; John Irvine, goldsmith 20 Nov. 1768 

,, Helen; James Alexander, weaver 25 Oct. 1794 

„ James, weaver, and Mary, d. to Samuel Gilphinnin, merchant 

in Stirling, both in Tron p. 8 Jan. 1764 

„ Jean; John Swan, tailor 4 Oct. 1767 

„ Jean; John Burgher, sailor 31 Mar. 1780 

„ John, farmer, and Janet, both in Old Church p., d. of deceased 

John Cram, gardener at Castlesteads n Aug. 1797 

„ Margaret; James Thomson, farmer 25 July 1773 

„ Marion; James M'Nab, distiller 24 Nov. 1795 

„ Robina; Robert Young, saddler 1 May 1768 

„ Thomas, and Anna, d. of late John Ferrier, bailie and writer, 

Linlithgow 21 Sept. 1777 

„ Walter, founder, and Margaret, d. of deceast William Brand, 

marriner at Aberdeen, both in College Kirk p. 29 July 1764 

„ William, merchant, and Elizabeth, d. to deceast Andrew Glen, 

officer of Excise, both in College Kirk p. 7 Aug. 1768 

Glendinning, Adam, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Janet, 
same p., d. of Alexander Paterson, day labourer in Dalkeith 

20 May 1782 



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Glendinning, Anne; Hugh Fraser, servant 14 Nov. 1787 

„ James, tailor, Tron p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased James 

Smith, day labourer at Bridgham, near Kelso 15 Apr. 1786 

„ James, writer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert Walker, mason 29 June 1787 

,, John, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Lillias, same p., 

d. of deceased John Dalrymple, vintner in Canongate 27 Nov. 1793 
,, Katherine ; Hugh Grant, shoemaker 10 Aug. 1779 

„ Margaret; Robert Stenhouse, gardener 14 Nov. 1788 

„ William, servant to Lady Henrietta Campbell in N. N. K. p., 

and Christian, d. to William Younger, vintner in Lintoun, 

now in N. N. K. p. 5 Jan. 1752 

,, William, residenter, and Margaret Fergusson, relict of Thos. 

Irvine, stabler, both in S. S. W. p. 3 Dec. 1752 

Glendoirs, Margaret; John Ure, coachmaker 4 Jan. 1761 

Glendonwyn, William, of Glendonwyn, College Kirk p., and Miss 

Agnes, St. Giles' p., d. of deceast Alexander Gordon of 

Craigie 28 Feb. 1781 

Glenorchy, The Rt. Hon. John, Lord, and Mrs. Willielmina, second 

lawfull d. of late William Maxwell of Preston 13 Sept. 1761 

Gloag, Agnes; Thomas Samuel, wright 7 Jan. 1759 

„ Elizabeth; Johnston Fraser, painter 27 Nov. 1800 

,, Isobell ; Alexander Yorston, couper 14 July 1765 

,, John, merchant in New North p., and Miss Martha, d. to deceast 

Archbald Cockburn, merchant in Lady Yester's p. 23 Dec. 1759 

„ John, servant to Lord Prestongrange in Tolbooth p., and Mary, 

d. to deceast James M'Dermen, cook in College Kirk p. 8 Jan. 1764 
„ Miss Martha; James Bruce, accountant of Excise 29 June 1791 

„ Rev. Dr. William, one of the ministers of the New North Church 

of Edinburgh, and Miss Euphemia, eldest d. of William 

Wilson of Soonhope, writer 28 Nov. 1773 

Glover, Anne ; David Heatly, labourer 6 Feb. 1782 

„ Barbara; John Campbell, gardener 5 Nov. 1769 

„ Euphemia; William Waugh, writer 8 Feb. 1788 

„ Isobel; William Hog, clerk 8 Oct. 1775 

„ James, journeyman coupar, and Ann, d. to deceast David Ran- 
dall, labouring man in Perth, both in New Grayfrier's p. 25 Sept. 1768 
„ John, journeyman smith in New North p., and Sarah, d. to 

Robert Carmichael, sclater in College Kirk p. 18 July 1762 

,, John, gentleman's servant, Old Gray Frier's p., and Cecilia, 

same p., d. of deceased Thomas Oliver, innkeeper at 

Stewarton, Ayrshire 18 Jan. 1782 

„ John, joiner in Tolbooth p., and Susanna, in Tron p., d. of 

Francis Dryden, gardener at Yare, county of Selkirk 29 Mar. 1792 
„ John, carter, New Grayfriar's p., and Henrieta, New North p., 

d. of James Mercer, labourer, near Laswade 12 Dec. 1795 

,, John, tinplate worker, New North p., and Ann Musgrove, St. 

Andrew p., relict of Thomas Elliot at the Water of Leith 10 May 1 796 
„ Marion; James Berry, carter 1 Sept. 1795 

,, Thomas, gentleman's servant, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, 

Old Grayfriar's p., d. of deceased Andrew Craw, mason 29 Feb. 1780 
„ Thomas, labourer, and Grisel, both in College Church p., d. of 

John Amos, labourer at Humbie, East Lothian 2 June 1797 

,, Winifred; William Fraser, whiteiron smith 25 May 1766 

Goave, Alexander, staymaker in N. E.p., and Elizabeth, d. of deceased 

Richard Falconer, mariner in Bo'ness, in N. N K. p. 26 May 1754 

Goddard, William, merchant, St. Andrew p., and Miss Janet, d. of 

George Ledingham, Burntisland 8 June 1797 

Goddis, David, officer of Excise in New Grayfteir's p., and Anne, 

d. of deceast Patrick Proven, minister of the Gospel at 

Trinity Gask, in Tolbooth p. 16 Feb. 1766 



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Godfrey, John, soldier in Col. Holms' regiment in the Castle of 

Edinburgh, and Agnes, d. to Josiahs Ryley, plumber in 

Perth, now in S. S. W. p. 1 July 1753 

Godskirk, Mary; John Brunton, baker 17 Nov. 1791 

Godsman, Alison; John Cousland, merchant 16 June 1754 

„ James, merchant in Canongate, and Catharin, d. of Thomas 

Cockburn, labouring man in Dunse, now in N. N. K. p. 18 Nov. 1753 
„ John, turner in S. W. p., and Mary, d. to Robert Cuningham, 

indweller in N. W. p. 19 Apr. 1752 

„ John, merchant in Old Grayfrier's p., and Elizabeth, d. to John 

Wilson, farmer in Moriston in p. of Bolton, in College Kirk p. 

25 Mar. 1764 
Gogar, Jean; William Prentice, servant 23 Apr. 1775 

„ Jean; James Peacock, coachmaker 16 Dec. 1784 

Gold, Daniel, quarrier in Blackford p., and Janet, d. to John Tran, 

farmer there, both in College Kirk p. 7 Feb. 1 768 

,, Margaret; James Martin, servant 11 Nov. 1794 

Goldie, Anne; Alexander Keir, servant 19 Dec. 1756 

„ David, valet de chambre, New Kirk p., and May, d. of William 

Leys, chairmaster 15 Oct. 1778 

„ Elizabeth; George Jackson, mason 9 Aug. 1779 

,, Mr. George, merchant, and Mrs. Sophia M'Douall, widow of 

deceased Capt. Osborne, in the service of the Honble. The 

East India Company 10 July 1779 

„ Grizel; William Wilson, soldier 25 Sept. 1774 

„ Janet; John Jardine, printer 3 Mar. 1765 

„ Jean; George Mackenzie, chairman 22 Sept. 1765 

„ Miss Jean; Alexander Myles, brewer 30 Aug. 1767 

„ John, ship carpenter in Tron p., and Euphemia, same p., d. of 

John Chisholm, shipmaster in Pittenweem, Fife 14 Feb. 1792 

„ Mary; William Robertson, servant 8 July 1759 

„ Mary; James Logan, wright 19 Aug. 1764 

,, Robert, tailor, Lady Yester's p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased . . . Malcome, shipmaster in Queensferry 29 Dec. 1776 

,, Thomas, stabler, and Isobell, d. to deceased Wm. Porteous, 

wright in Culross, both in S. S. W. p. 20 Jan. 1754 

Goldsmith, Thomas, soldier in the 22nd regiment, at present in the 

Castle, and Jean, d. to William Liston in West Kirk p., in 

College Kirk p. 12 Aug. 1770 

Golf, William, soldier, 133rd regiment, Old Kirk p., and Janet, same 

p., d. of deceased John Crawfurd, weaver at Falkirk 30 July 1795 

Gollan, James, day labourer, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

James Barra, day labourer at North Berwick 19 July 1785 

Good, Isobel; David Sinclair, tailor 7 June 1752 

„ Jacobina ; Alexander Stewart, upholsterer 28 July 1797 

„ Janet; William Braidwood, candlemaker 10 Mar. 1765 

„ Jean; Alexander Storrie, candlemaker 13 Jan. 1765 

„ John, mason, and Jean, both in New North p., d. of Andrew 

Mailer, turner at Auchterarder, Perthshire 7 Feb. 1797 

„ William, hairdresser, Tron p., and Janet, d. of John Picken, 

weaver, Old Church p. 20 July 1777 

Goodall, Alison; James Rattray, porter 28 Sept. 17S2 

„ Alison; John Lamond, porter 26 June 1784 

„ Anne; John Hay, workman 20 Nov. 1757 

„ James, merchant, St. Andrew p., and Euphan, same p., d. of 

Peter Maule, gardener in Kinglassie, Fife 31 Jan. 1800 

„ John, journeyman printer in Old Kirk p., and Janet, d. to deceast 

Adam Steel, baxter, in New North p. 9 Oct. 1757 

„ John, indweller in New Kirk p., and Margaret, d. to deceast 

. . . Meek, gardener, South Leith p. 15 July 1764 



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Goodall, John, residenter in New Kirk p., and Jean Heath, relict of 

John Blackhall, merchant, now in College Kirk p. 12 June 1768 

„ Martha; Andrew Pringle, mason 30 May 1797 

„ May; John Macnab, smith 1 Jan. 1781 

„ Walter, gentleman's servant in Old Kirk p., and Ann, d. to 

Thomas Cravie, weaver in North Berwick, in New Kirk p. 24 Mar. 1765 
Goodfellow, Margaret; John Carmichael, farmer 18 July 1795 

„ William, farmer and cattle dealer from Crawford, Lanarkshire, 
in New Grayfriar's p., and Jean, same p., d. of deceased 
William Gibson, farmer at Crawford 7 Oct. 1795 

Goodlet, Alexander, officer of Excise at Bannockburn, in the New 
Grayfriar's p., and Ann, p. of Logie, d. of John Henderson, 
farmer in said p. 20 Mar. 1774 

„ Catherine; Peter Martin, baker 19 Oct. 1792 

„ Helen; William Livingston, carter 21 May 1779 

„ Mr. John, preacher of the Gospell at Sanchar, and Miss 
Rachell, d. to Mr. John Clelland, merchant in N. W. p. ; the 
proclamation stopt by her father 31 Aug. 1755 

„ Walter, saidler, Tron p., and Helen, same p., d. of John Meek, 

couper in Linlithgow 13 Nov. 1781 

Goodsir, James, surgeon, New Grayfriar's p., and Katharine, same p., 

d. of Peter Campbell, brewer and maltster in Mid-Calder 28 Dec. 1786 
„ John, gardener with Lord Hyndford, Prestonpans p., now in 
Lady Yester's p., and Agnes, same p., d. to Thomas Dick, 
mason in Cockpen p. 11 June 1775 

Goodsman, Agnes; William Knox, merchant 20 July 1787 

„ Ebenezer, painter, Old Kirk p., and Jean, St. Andrew p., d. of 

James Alston, shoemaker 9 July 1795 

„ Ebenezer, painter, St. Andrew p., and Mary, Lady Yester's p., 

d. of William Lyon, smith 15 Nov. 1800 

,, Elizabeth; William Darling, printer 7 June 1767 

„ James, merchant, N. N. C. p., and Margaret, Lady Yester's p., 

d. to William Wilson, farmer in Hilton Miln, near Kelso 10 Dec. 1775 
„ John, merchant in Old Grayfriar's p., and Janet, d. to James 

Ramsay, dyster in Haddington, in New North p. 5 June 1763 

„ Smollet; Peter Hay, shoemaker 3 May 1772 

Goodwillie, James, journeyman wright, and Isobel, d. to David 

Thomson, weaver at Schoon, both in N. K. p. 9 Feb. 1755 

„ Mary; Ebenezer Hay, printer 1 Jan. 1764 

„ Robert, cobler, Tron p., and Helen, same p., d. of deceased 

Robert Morison, gardener at Eglinton 27 Apr. 1778 

Goodwin, James, lintdresser in Tron p , and Mary, d. to deceast 

James Aitcheson, smith in Kelso, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 28 June 1761 
Gordon, Adam, indweller in New Grayfrier's p., and Cecill, d. to 
William Barclay, coal grieve to Duchess of Gordon, in Old 
Grayfrier's p. 15 Apr. 1764 

„ Adam, journeyman wright in College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, 
d. to George Carse, merchant in Dalkeith, now in Old 
Grayfreir's p. 29 Dec. 1765 

„ Mrs. Agnes; John Lumsden, writer 16 Aug. 1752 

„ Miss Agnes; William Glendonwyn of Glendonwyn 28 Feb. 1781 

„ Alexander, writer in N. K. p., and Frances, d. of deceased 
Kenneth M'Kenzie of Brae in shire of Ross, now in 
S. S. E. p. 7 July 1754 

„ Alexander, servant to Honble. James Erskine, Baron of 
Exchequer, and Christian, d. to deceast John Scott, a 
labouring man in p. of Gilmerton,both in Old Grayfriar's p. 

18 Nov. 1759 
„ Alexander, younger of Campelton, and writer in Tolbooth p., 
and Miss Elizabeth, d. of deceast Edward M'Culloch of 
Ardwell, now in Lady Yester's p. 4 July 1762 



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Gordon, His Grace Alexander, Duke of, and Miss Jane, d. of Sir 

William Maxwell of Monreith, Bart. 18 Oct. 1767 

„ Honble. Alexander, advocate, brother to the Right Honourable 
the Earl of Aberdeen, in Tolbooth p., and Honble Anne, 
Countess of Dumfries and Stair, in New North p. 23 July 1769 

„ Alexander, day labourer in Old Grayfriar's p., and Charlotte, 

same p., d. of deceased William »Duff, day labourer 28 Sept. 1792 

„ Alexander, ship carpenter, Tron p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

James M'Grigor, day labourer in South Leith 1 Feb. 1800 

„ Ann ; John Douglas, jun., cordiner 4 Mar. 1753 

„ Ann ; David Anderson, brewer's servant 8 Jan. 1764 

„ Anne ; John Livingston, printer 18 Nov. 1764 

,, Ann ; Thomas Gray ostler 12 May 1765 

„ Anne ; Thomas Finlayson, baker 16 Aug. 1767 

„ Ann ; James Squair, flesher 4 Dec. 1768 

„ Ann ; Alexander Peacock, flesher 25 Dec. 1768 

„ Ann ; George Green, hairdresser , 4 Apr. 1773 

,, Anne ; Henry Barrowman, groom 27 May 1791 

„ Ann ; John Smee, invalid 30 May 1793 

„ Barbara ; John Johnstone, servant 28 Oct. 1759 

„ Betty ; Alexander Gardener, teacher 26 Sept. 1773 

„ Catherine ; William Clark, wright 14 Apr. 1795 

„ Charles, student of Divinity, and Elisabeth, d. to Robert 
Sinclair of Tower in p. of Halkirk, both in College 
Kirk p. 31 Oct. 1756 

„ Charles, gentleman's servant, West Kirk p., and Isobell, same 

p., d. of John Balmain, gardener at Libberton 24 June 1778 

„ Miss Charlotte; Charles Henry Ker, R.N. 22 Sept. 1783 

„ Miss Charlotte ; Lt-Col. James Abercromby 9 Apr. 1784 

„ Miss Christian ; Benjamin Shiels, surgeon 6 Oct. 1785 

„ Christie; John Fraser, chairbearer 7 Aug. 1778 

„ Cosmo, of Clunie, one of the Barons of Exchequer, St. Andrew 
p., and Miss Mary same p., d,. of deceased Henry Baillie 
of Carnbroe 27 June 1786 

„ David, journeyman tailor, and Elizabeth, d. of deceased James 

Reid, gardener in the Abby, both in N. E. p. 6 June 1756 

„ David, journeyman wright in New Kirk p., and Margaret, d. to 
deceast William Dickson, gardener at Moffat, in Lady 
Yester's p. 14 Feb. 1768 

„ David, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Janet, same p., d 

of deceased Thomas Calderwood, wright in Mussleburgh 15 Nov. 1781 
„ David, brewer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Margaret, same p., 

d. of Robert Manderston, farmer at Pinkerton, near Dunbar 8 Feb. 1783 
„ Donald, printer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean, High Kirk p., d. 

of William Ayton, residenter in Avondale, p. of Stratheven 12 Jan. 1790 
„ Duncan, gentleman's servant, Tolbooth p., and Nanny, same 

p., d. to deceased Robert Charles, farmer in East Lothian 4 June 1775 
„ Miss Elizabeth; Thomas Hepburn, merchant 24 June 1753 

„ Elizabeth; Henry Gulsmer, sugar broker 16 Nov. 1700 

„ Elizabeth; Robert M'Hutcheon, hairdresser 28 Jan. 1790 

„ Elizabeth; John Marquis, mariner 11 July 1800 

„ Elspeth; John Mackay, soldier 10 Mar. 1798 

,, Emily; James Balmain, merchant 19 Nov. 1798 

,, George, serjant in the regiment of Royal Highlanders 
commanded by Lord John Murray, the 42nd regiment, and 
Wilhelmina, d. to James Haliday, wright, both in Tron p. 10 Sept. 1758 
„ George, late farmer, county of Berwick, Old Gray Friar's p., and 
Isobell, same p., d. of deceased George Riddle, Stewart, 
county of Berwick 14 May 1784 

„ George, wright, Tolbooth p., and Anne, Lady Yester's p., d. of 

Robert Tafts, miln wright at Prestonpans 21 Mar. 1785 



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Gordon, Miss Grace; William Graham, younger of Mossknow 8 Apr. 1794 

„ Miss Harriet; Andrew Stewart, jun., W.S. 18 Dec. 1778 

„ Helen ; John Ketchen, carver 24 Jan. 1762 

„ Helen; Duncan Campbell, water bearer 29 Sept. 1776 

„ Miss Henrietta; Thomas Lockhart of the Excise 7 Dec. 1766 

„ Isobel; Thomas Cowan, wright 15 Aug. 1756 

„ Miss Isabella; James Balmain, solicitor of Excise 7 Apr. 1779 

„ Isobel; John M'Intosh, tailor 1 Jan. 1782 

„ Isobel; Robert Gordon, labourer 19 Apr. 1787 

„ Isobella; Alexander Clark, painter 24 Nov. 1787 

„ James, workman, and Isobel, d. to deceast Donald M'Gregor, 

land labourer in p. of Comrie, both in Old Kirk p. 22 July 1759 

„ Leutenant James, of his Majestie's Navy, and Jean, d. to 

deceast Alexander Mitchell, merchant in Leith, both in 

Tron p. 17 Mar. 1771 

„ James, shoemaker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

Lewis Leith, wright 22 Oct. 1783 

„ James, flaxdresser, Tron p., and Katharine, College Kirk p , d. 

of deceased John Wardlaw, weaver, p. of Aberdour, Fife 23 June 1785 
„ James, merchant, Tolbooth p., and Miss Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased Edward Chandler, undertaker, Fleet Market, 

London 28 Apr. 1786 

„ James, ship carpenter, College Kirk p., and Jean, High Kirk 

p., d. of David Donaldson, farmer at Falkirk 18 May 1789 

„ James, ship master at Methell, Fife, and ... 10 June 1789 

„ Mr. James, brewer, late one of the magistrates of Edinburgh, 

New Grayfriar's p., and Miss Janet, Inverkeithing p., d. of 

deceased Mr. Thomas Hodge, farmer at Southfield, p. of 

Cramond 28 Apr. 1794 

„ James Farquhar, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Lillias, third 

d. of Charles Hunter of Burnside, Angusshire 8 Nov. 1797 

„ Janet; Rev. William Gordon 26 Aug. 1753 

„ Janet; Findlay Mackenzie, labourer 18 July 1791 

„ Janet; James Walker, merchant clerk 24 Oct. 1794 

,, Jean; Hugh Morrison 9 May 1756 

„ Jean; John Young, smith 21 Nov. 1756 

„ Jean; George Tait, soldier 5 Apr. 1761 

„ Jean; Thomas Hendrie, whiteiron smith 7 Aug. 1763 

„ Jean; John Robertson, spirit dealer 9 Oct. 1793 

„ Jean; Andrew Finlay, gunner 13 Nov. 1793 

„ Joanna; Methven Erskine 9 July J 78i 

,, John, journeyman baxter in S. E. p., and Agnes, d. to John 

Henderson, shoemaker in Caltoun, now S. K. p. 14 Sept. 1755 

„ John, weaver, and Katherine, d. of deceast Alexander Shaw, 

wright, both in College Kirk p. 7 May 1769 

„ Mr. John, VW.S., in New Kirk p., and Miss Margaret, only d. of 

James Stewart of Benend, merchant, and late Lord Provost 

of Edinburgh 7 Oct. 1770 

„ Sir John, of Earliston, Bart., West Church p., and Miss Ann, 

same p., d. to deceased Mr. Thomas Milne of Powderhall 9 Apr. 1775 
„ John, mariner, Old Church p., and Manny, d. of deceased 

Alexander Barr, farmer in Galston, Ayrshire 25 May 1777 

„ John, of Carleton, St. Andrew p., and Miss Margaret, p. of 

Kilmarnock, d. of deceased Dr. Tough, physician, same p. 

17 June 1793 
„ Katherine; James Donaldson, factor n Aug. 175 1 

„ Katherine; Nathaniel Dickie, servant 26 Oct. 1755 

„ Katherine; Robert Wight, wright 21 Aug. 1757 

„ Katherine; James Baird 6 Apr. 1766 

„ Katherine; Thomas Hood, printer 16 Nov. 1766 

„ Katherine; Robert Brown, hairdresser 6 July 1779 



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Gordon, Miss Katherine; James Baillie, merchant 14 Feb. 1784 

„ Miss Katherine; John Buchanan, merchant 12 Oct. 1787 

„ Miss Katherine; James Elder, master R.N. 10 Oct. 1798 

„ Lewis, upholdsterer, son to deceast John Gordon of Litch- 

reston, and Elizabeth, d. to deceast William Bryden, baxter, 

burgess, both in New Kirk p. 5 July 1767 

„ Lewis, wright in College Kirk p., and Margaret, in Tron p., d. 

of William Dodds, gardener at Haddington 21 Apr. 1790 

„ Lewis, mariner, College Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of 

deceased Hugh Simpson, gardener at Drumsheuch, near 

Edinburgh 8 Jan. 1795 

„ Margaret; John Squair, deacon of the fleshers 25 Sept. 1757 

,, Margaret; James Adam, smith 2 Sept. 1759 

„ Margaret; Thomas Philip, writer 11 Nov. 1759 

„ Margaret; Henry William, soldier 19 Aug. 1770 

„ Margaret; Andrew Mackie, tailor 10 May 1772 

„ Margaret ; James Anderson, shoemaker 15 Oct. 1775 

„ Margaret; Patrick Mellis, flesher 24 Sept. 1781 

„ Marion; John Heriot, shoemaker 17 Dec. 1752 

„ Miss Marion; William Kirkpatrick of Reaberry 19 Nov. 1775 

„ Mary; Robert Swan, tailor 13 Feb. 1774 

„ Miss Mary; Charles Stewart, W.S. 11 Apr. 1795 

„ Mary; William Hunt Wilkes, servant 4 Dec. 1795 

„ Mary; James Rannie, cabinetmaker 20 Dec. 1797 

„ Maxwell, W.S., St. Andrew p., and Miss Jane, Tolbooth p., d. 

of Mr. John Taylor, W.S. 26 Mar. 1799 

„ Miss Patricia Heron; Hon. William Maule 24 Nov. 1794 

„ Patrick, teacher, College Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

John Caird, blacksmith in Dumfries 7 Sept. 1781 

„ Miss Rebecca ; Patrick Leslie, writer 16 Nov. 1760 

„ Robert, labourer in New Kirk p., and Elizabeth, d. to deceast 

James Downie, farmer in Glenila, in Old Kirk p. 12 June 1763 

„ Robert, gold smith in Tolboth p., and Miss Sophia, d. of 

deceast John Seivright of South House, now in Old Gray 

Freir's p. 16 Mar. 1766 

„ Robert, writer, New Kirk p., and Marion, said p., d. of John 

Hewit of Slaiteford 19 Mar. 1784 

„ Robert, baker, New Grayfriar's p., and Miss Jean, High Kirk p., 

d. of deceased Walter Jollie, merchant 19 May 1785 

„ Robert, carter, and Elisabeth, both in New Grayfriar's p., d. of 

James Berry, carter in St. Cuthbert's p. 2 Mar. 1798 

,, Robert, St. Andrew p., and Miss Isabella, same p., d. of James 

Dunn of Alderston 4 Oct. 1799 

„ Robert, clerk, St. Andrew p., and Katharine, same p., d. of John 

Hutchison of the. Excise, Elgin 13 Jan. 1800 

„ Miss Sarah' Marjout; Dr. William Macdougall ?5 June 1792 

„ alias Sievwright, Sophia; Charles Inglis, clerk of the Bills 16 Feb. 1772 
,, Susan; John dimming Stewart, Aberdeenshire 21 May 1798 

„ Thomas, W.S., College Kirk p., and Miss Liticia, Aberdeen, 

d. of deceased Mr. Hugh M'Veagh, manufacturer in 

Huntly 1 Apr. 1785 

,, Thomas, stabler, New Greyfriar's p., and Anne Row, Old 

Greyfriar's p., relict of George Cromer, upholsterer in 

London 27 May 1789 

„ Rev. Mr. William, Fellow of Bennet College, Cambridge, and 

Miss Janet, d. of Mr. John Gordon, late factor to Earl 

Hopeton, both in S. E. p. 26 Aug. 1753 

„ William, bookseller in Tolbooth p., and Margaret, d. to deceast 

Robert Dick, writer in New Kirk p. 25 Feb. 1759 

„ William, dyer, in Old Grayfriar's p., and Jean Jarvie, relict of 

Richard Ramage, dyer in South Leith 15 June 1760 



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Gordon, William, brewer, and Miss Agnas, d. to David Cunningham, 

baxter, both in New Grayfreir's p. 14 Apr. 1771 

„ William, tinplate worker, Old Gray Friar's p., and Johana, 
College Kirk p., d. of deceased James Lawriston, day 
labourer 29 Mar. 1784 

„ William, of Aberdour, Edinburgh Castle, and Miss Mary, St. 

Andrew p., d. of William Ross of Balivate 22 Jan. 1794 

„ William, St. Andrew p., and Miss Ann Jean, New North p., d. 

of Mr. William Ritchie, wine merchant, Newcastle 31 Jan. 1797 

„ William, soldier, Sutherland Fencibles, and Mary, both in 

Tolbooth p., d. of David M'Carter, bricklayer, Glasgow 23 May 1797 
„ William, soldier, 2nd Battalion 4th Fencibles, Edinburgh Castle, 
and Helen, High Church p., d. of John George, residenter 
in Dundee 12 June 1797 

Gormack, Christian; Daniel M'Leish, tailor 3 Nov. 1763 

Gorrie, Alexander, printer in Tolbooth p., and Mary, d. to deceast 

George Easton, mason in the New North p. 8 Nov. 1772 

„ Patrick, a gentleman's servant in Old Grayfrier's p., and Lillias, 

d. to James Millar, schoolmaster at Bridge of Earn 6 Nov. 1768 

Gorsuch, Margaret; James Blackadder, merchant 19 July 1767 

„ Maria; Alexander Mein, merchant 21 Apr. 1765 

Goskirt, Robert, shoemaker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, Tron 

p., d. of late Duncan Buchannan, farmer in p. of Crieff 17 May 1799 
Gosman, Gavin, suttyman, Lady Yester's p., and Agnes, same p., d. 

of William Martin, farmer at Midcalder 13 June 1778 

„ Gavin, tron man, Lady Yester's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

deceased James Gray, carter in Duddingston 19 Oct. 1782 

„ John, corndealer, High Kirk p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

deceased William Low, mason at Bore Hills, Fife 5 Oct. 1786 

„ Robert, tylor, Old Church p., and Ann, d. of late deceased 

Robert Thorburn, blacksmith in Broughton 6 Apr. 1777 

Goudie, John, drummer in 42nd Regiment in the Castle of Edin- 
burgh, and Mary, in New Gray Friar's p., d. of deceased 
John Downie, collier at Sheilds in Northumberland 21 Sept. 1791 

Gould, Elizabeth; James Braidwood, candlemaker 14 Aug. 1763 

„ Miss Elizabeth; Samuel Auchenleck, Antigua 3 Dec. 1775 

GourJay, Anne; James Webster, seaman 8 Jan. 1782 

„ Ann; Alexander Gray, servant 13 Oct. 1798 

„ Elizabeth; James Buchan, mason 5 July 1752 

„ Elizabeth; John Brash, labourer . 25 Mar. 1779 

„ Elizabeth; George Russell, hairdresser 27 Sept. 1798 

„ Elizabeth; Thomas Deuchar, servant 5 Apr. 1799 

,, George, jun., of Kincraig, in p. of Kilconquer, and Miss 
Margaret, d. of deceast . . . Roberton, writer in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 18 Sept. 1757 
„ Helen; David Aitken, labourer 21 May 1799 
„ Jean; Alexander M'Pherson, vintner 28 Aug. 1781 
„ Jean ; Archibald Pollock, baker 3 Sept. 1790 
„ John, merchant in Hadington, and Miss Elisabeth, d. of deceast 

Mr. David Plenderleith, advocate in Tron p. 5 Nov. 1758 

„ John, Royal Navy, St. Andrew p., and Miss Grace, same p., d. 

of James Whyte, residenter 2 Feb. 1799 

,, Margaret; James Pringle, mariner 3 Dec. 1784 

„ Miss Margaret; James Jackson, merchant 24 July 1790 

„ Mary; George Adam, weaver 4 Oct. 1798 

„ Oliver, writer in College Kirk p., and Miss Janet, in Forgan p. 

in Fife, d. of Thomas Fleeming of North Baltully 8 Aug. 1773 

„ Robert, weaver, and Margaret, d. to deceast Alexander 

Aitchieson, skinner, both in New Grayfriar's p. 27 Apr. 1760 

„ Robert, confectioner in Dundee, and Katherine, d. to deceast 

John Watson, labouring man in New Grayfrier's p. 12 June 1768 



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Gourlay, Robert, day labourer, and Jennet Raeburn, Old Grayfriar's p., 

widow of deceased Alexander Stewart, soldier 18 Feb. 

„ William, journeyman smith in Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, 

d. to John M'Lean, wright in East Calder 3 July 

„ William, merchant in Dundee, and Mrs. Buchanan, relict of 

John Buchanan, confectioner in Old Grayfriar's p. n Sept. 

Gourlie, Robert, merchant in Alloa, and Margaret, d. of Robert 

Noble, merchant 29 Nov. 

Govan, James, brushmaker, and Elizabeth, d. to^deceast Andrew 

Little, wright, both in Tolbooth p. 1 July 

,, James, brushmaker in Tolbooth p., and Margaret, d. to deceast 

Andrew Ogilvie, brewer's servant in New Grayfreir's p. 27 Jan. 
„ Janet; Alexander Dudgeon, brewer's servant 8 Nov. 

,, Dr. John, physician at Couper, Fife, and Miss Anne, same p., 

d. of deceased Colonel Moncrieff of Myres 18 Feb. 

„ Katherine; John Prior, soldier 15 Jan. 

„ Margaret; Alexander Dunbar, wheelwright 12 Oct. 

„ Margaret: James Dundas, merchant 2 Dec. 

„ Margaret; John Morrison, baker 11 Apr. 

„ Margaret; William Stewart, brushmaker 12 Dec. 

Gow, Alexander, journeyman wright in College Kirk p., and Emilie, 

d. to deceast James Sharp, merchant in] Creiff, in Old 

Kirk p. 15 Sept. 

„ Andrew, journeyman tailor, and Jean Samson, relict of James 

Purves, tailor, both in College Kirk p. 17 July 

„ Ann ; James Brunton, printer 5 June 

„ Christian ; George Wells, mariner 14 Feb. 

,, Elizabeth ; William Crawford, carpenter 1 June 

„ James, a gentleman's servant in College Kirk p., and Susan, d. 

to deceast James Berry, smith in Easter Dudingston in p. 

of Dudingston, now in Tron p. 13 July 

„ James, indweller burges, and Margaret, d. to Robert Sutherland, 

farmer in Caithness, both in Tolbooth p. 31 May 

,, James, gardener, and Margaret, d. to William Wallace, wright 

in p. of Blair Athol, both in College Kirk p. 16 Mar. 

„ Janet Young ; Alexander Leslie, printer 29 Dec. 

„ Jean ; Charles Smith, quarrier 12 Sept. 

„ John, wright in Old Grayfreir's p., and Katherine, d. to Peter 

Spalding, goldsmith, now in New Grayfrier's p. 6 Nov. 

„ John, weaver, and Janet, d. to John Stuart, shoemaker, both in 

Old Kirk p. 30 Aug. 

„ John, porter, Old Kirk p., and Elizabeth, St. Giles' p., d. of 

Robert Monro, carpenter in London 30 Mar. 

„ John, porter, St. Andrew p., and Janet, same p., d. of Thomas 

Henderson, farmer at Linlithgow 13 Nov. 

„ Margaret ; John Littlejohn, wright 1 May 

„ Margaret ; Alexander Taylor, indweller 24 July 

„ Margaret ; Thomas Smith, writer 9 Oct. 

„ Margaret ; James M'Donald, teacher of dancing 30 May 

„ Margaret ; Duncan Stewart, water bearer 26 Feb. 

„ Margaret ; Maurice Lothian, seal engraver 16 Sept. 

„ Nathanel, musician, New Kirk p., and Janet, Tolbooth p., d..of 

Francis Fraser, sherriff officer 17 Aug. 

„ Nisbet ; George Hoggan, R.N. 26 Dec. 

„ Patrick, teacher of English in New North p., and Christian, d. 

to deceast Robert M'Intosh, shoemaker in Old Gray- 
frier's p. 16 Nov. 
„ Peter, carrier in College Kirk p., and Mary, same p., d. of de- 
ceased George Cruden, tobacconist in Fraserburgh 1 Apr. 
„ Robert, shoemaker in Tron p., and Agnas, d. to John Duncan, 

merchant in Glasgow, now in New Grayfreir's p. 3 Sept. 



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Gow, William, dyer in S. K. p., and Ann, d. of John Milton, weaver 

in Liberton p., now in S. W. p. 16 June 175 1 

„ William, servant to My Lord Minto in S. W. p., and Margaret, 

d. of deceased David Steedman, weaver in Dysert, in 

S. W. p. 13 Jan. 1754 

,, William, glover, and Jean, d. to deceased John Wilson, dyster, 

both in Tron p. 23 Aug. 1772 

,, William, musitian, Old Church p., and Jean, d. to deceased 

James Lawson, salt officer, Borowstouness 16 June 1776 

„ William, watchmaker, Lady'Yester's p., and Janet, same p., d. 

of deceased Andrew Moncur, portioner 23 Jan. 1779 

Gowan, Alexander, mason in N. E. p., and Mary, d. of deceased 

Geo. Martin, merchant in Jedburgh, now in Abercorn p. 22 June 1755 
,, Elizabeth ; James Petrie, vintner's servant 20 Oct. 1765 

,, Elizabeth ; Robert Fletcher, mason 20 Sept. 1782 

,, Grissel ; William Houll, joiner 13 Feb. 1787 

Gowanlock, Margaret ; John Ballantyne, servant 1 Sept. 1792 

Gowans, Isobel ; James Gilchrist, soldier 27 Oct. 1791 

,, Jean ; David Gibson, tailor, 29 June 1777 

,, John, papermaker in New Grayfrier's p., and Margarat, same 

p., d. of John Alexander, papermaker at Currie, Midlothian 8 Dec. 1792 
,, John, carver and gilder, Lady Yester's p., and Janet, same p., 

d. of Duncan M'Carter, farmer in Islay 23 Jan. 1800 

„ Margaret ; George Reid, weaver 10 May 1767 

„ Margaret ; John Mathie, baxter 4 Mar. 1770 

,, Mary ; John Wirling, printer 17 Dec. 1791 

„ Mary; Robert Bruce, clockmaker 12 Dec. 1797 

„ Matthew, gentleman's servant, and Euphemia, both in St. 

Andrew p., d. of Alexander Boag, mill wright in p. of 

Liberton, Midlothian 6 Apr. 1798 

,, Rebecca ; William Nisbet, servant 28 May 1800 

„ Thomas, stocking maker in New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same 

p., d. of Henry Elder, printer's clerk 26 Feb. 1793 

„ Thomas, basket maker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Mary, same p., 

d. of deceased John Baxter, carrier to Kirk-Newton 2 July 1798 

„ William, journeyman mason, in N. E. p., and Barbara, d. to 

deceased James Toderick, tenant in shire of Peebles now in 

S.E. p. 2 June 1751 

„ William, mason in Tron p., and Grizel Bennet, relict of James 

Lesslie, cook, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 24 Aug. 1760 

„ William, ostler, and Janet, d. of deceast Archibald Millar, 

labouring man in p. of Whittinghame, both in College 

Kirk p. 28 May 1769 

Gowie, Alexander, tailor, College Kirk p., and Helen, Tron p., d. of 

deceased David Stewart, baker in Mussleburgh 17 June 1784 

Grace, Janet ; John Beattie, wright 2 Oct. 1768 

„ See also Grieve. 
Graeme, Mrs. Anne ; Captain Charles Erskine 21 Dec. 1755 

,, Ann ; John Richardson 25 Apr. 1756 

„ Miss Katherine ; Rev. Charles Webster 31 May 1781 

Graham, Miss Agnes ; John Simpson of Brunton 25 Aug. 175 1 

„ Alexander, shoemaker, p. of Canongate, and Mary, d. of Peter 

Butchard, mason in Dundee 1 May 1779 

,, Alexander, merchant in Glasgow, and Miss Christian, New 

Grayfriar's p., d. of Captain James Drummond at Bo'ness 10 July 1782 
„ Alexander, mariner, Old Kirk p., and Christian, same p., d. of 

Charles Bisset, tron man 3 Apr. 1784 

,, Alice ; Andrew Smith, corn dealer 21 May 1790 

„ Andrew, factor for the Hon. Hudson Bay Company, London, 

and Patricia, d. of deceast James Sherer, merchant, both in 

Old Gravfreir's p. 6 May 1770 



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Graham, Miss Anne ; David Erskine, W.S. 27 Apr. 1781 

„ Barbara ; John Dougall, wright 12 Jan. 1772 

„ Miss Bell ; William Scott, plumber 22 Oct. 1775 

„ Miss Bethia ; Col. David Hepburn 28 Aug. 1774 

„ Charlotte ; Alexander Russell, tailor 14 Aug. 1766 

„ Charles, clock and watch maker in New North p., and Isabel, 
same p., d. of deceased William Hunter, corrector in Provost 
Alexander Kincaid's Printing House 10 Apr. 1792 

„ Christian ; William M'Lean, barber 7 Aug. 1763 

„ Miss Christian ; John Hamilton of Reidhall 20 Mar. 1774 

„ Christian ; Daniel Cameron, shoemaker 26 Nov. 1789 

„ Christian ; John Kennedy, servant 5 June 1793 

„ Colquhoun ; Charles Robertson, servant 28 Feb. 1768 

„ David, wigmaker in Tolbooth p., and Margaret Richan, relict 

of William Boyd, purssuvant in College Kirk p. 26 July 1761 

„ David, merchant in New Grayfrier's p., and Martha Moffat, 
relict of William Cochran, farmer in p. of Cockpen, in West 
Kirk p. 12 Aug. 1764 

„ Donald, writer in College Kirk p., and Ann, d. to deceast Hugh 

M'Conochie, barber 3 Jan 1768 

„ Dorothea ; Timothy Thurnam, student of medicine 28 Oct. 1790 

„ Duncan, late of Jamaica, in Old Kirk p., and Miss Elizabeth, d. 

of Mr. James Kerr, writer in the West Kirk p. 10 Mar. 1771 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; William Scott, jun., merchant 20 June 1762 

„ Elizabeth ; John Malcolm, writer 2 Jan. 1763 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; Thomas Arnold, physician 20 July 1766 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; James Dundas, W.S. 14 Oct. 1794 

„ Eupham ; Patrick Clark, farmer 14 Jan. 1779 

„ George, gentleman's servant in New North p., and Mary, d. to 

Duncan Campbell, Chelsea pensioner in Castle of Edinburgh 26 June 1768 
„ George, writer, Tolbooth p., and Miss Mary, Old Gray Friar's p., 

eldest d. of deceased John Buchanan, writer in Glasgow 23 Nov. 1781 
„ Grizell ; John Smith, smith 15 July 1764 

„ Miss Harriet ; Sir John Scott of Ancrum 9 July 1792 

„ Helen ; Thomas Matthew, baker 27 May 1785 

„ Henrietta ; William Murray, tailor 22 Oct. 1775 

„ Henry, gentleman's servant, and Margaret, d. to James Steven, 

farmer in Elgin, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 24 May 1767 

„ Henry, indweller in Lady Yester's p., and Helen Oliphant in 

said p., relict of deceased David Meldrum, tailor 4 Sept. 1774 

„ Hugh, weaver, and Elisabeth, both in Old Grayfriar's p., d. of 

deceased John Clift, weaver 15 Nov. 1797 

„ Lieut. Humphry, of the Royals, St. Andrew p., and Miss 

Isobella, same p., d. of George Farquhar, writer 20 Mar. 1788 

„ Isobel; William Webster, wright 6 May 1770 

„ Isobel; Alexander Duff, slater 30 Dec. 1779 

„ James, writer in Tolbooth p., and Miss Elizabeth, d. to Alexr. 

Myles, brewer in Lady Yester's p. 13 Jan. 1765 

„ James, indweller in Old Kirk p., and Mary, d. to deceast Hugh 

M'Conochie, barber in Tolbooth p. 24 Aug. 1766 

„ James, merchant, New Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased . . . Hill, residenter 3 Feb. 1784 

„ James, ship carpenter, Tron p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased John Menzies, farmer at Castle Menzies, county of 

Perth 15 Sept. 1787 

„ James, mason, St. Andrew p., and Mary, same p., d. of Robert 

Stevenson, flax dresser in Montrose 19 May 1795 

„ James, wine cooper, College Kirk p., and Ann, same p., d. of 

deceased Robert Carfrae, distiller 23 Apr. 1796 

„ James, labourer, Tron p., and Katharine, same p., d. of George 

Simpson, soldier in the Scots Greys 25 Nov. 1799 



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Graham, Janet; Farquhar Macdonald, servant 27 Apr. 1760 

„ Janet ; William Marshall, shoemaker 20 Aug. 1785 

„ Jean ; John Wemyss, wright " 19 Nov. 1769 

„ Jean; John Young, mason 13 May 1770 

„ Jean; George Begbie, gun smith 24 June 1770 

„ Jean; Thomas Hay, indweller 17 Jan. 1773 

„ Jean; Charles Calder, merchant 27 Apr. 1782 

„ Jean; Donald Munro, labourer 20 Aug. 1800 

„ John, merchant, and Grizell, d. to deceased Robert Wright, shoe- 
maker in Caltoun, in South Leith p., now both in N. W. p. 29 Mar. 1752 
„ John, running stationer, and Mary, d. of deceast James Tawes, 

indweller, both in Old Kirk p. 15 May 1757 

„ John, bookbinder, and Isobel, d. to William Robertson, belt- 
maker, burges, both in Old Grayfriar's p. 28 Jan. 1759 
„ John, merchant in New North p., and Jannet, d. to deceast 

Patrick Gibson, tenant in Coldinghame, now inTolbooth p. 31 Aug. 1766 
„ John, indweller in Old Kirk p., and Mary, d. to James Norrie, 

farmer in Saline, now in New Greyfreir's p. 4 Oct. 1767 

,, John, journeyman tailor in College Kirk p., and Mary, d. to 
deceast George Telfer, tailor in Jedburgh, in Lady Yester's p. 

15 Apr. 1770 
„ John, sawer of timber in College Kirk p., and Euphan, same 
p., d. of deceased James Crichton, farmer at Dirleton, 
county of East Lothian 29 May 1792 

„ John, weaver, New North p., and Mary, same p., d. of Thomas 

Hutchison, labourer, p. of St. Cuthbert's 16 May 1799 

„ John, jeweller, St. Andrew p., and Clementine, same p., d. of 

Alexander Anderson, indweller 15 Oct. 1799 

„ Katherine; James Robertson, mason 2 June 1771 

„ Katherine; Donald M'Leod, labourer 8 Feb. 1792 

,, Katherine; George Mackay, soldier 14 Nov. 1799 

„ Margaret; John Gilchrist, indweller 28 July 1754 

„ Margaret; John Monro, shoemaker 9 June 1765 

,, Margaret; Alexander Fortune, shopkeeper 28 Feb. 1773 

„ Margaret; William Chrystie, tailor 1 June 1778 

„ Margaret; John Haliday, printer 21 May 1784 

„ Margaret; John Hoage, glass grinder 5 June 1784 

„ Margaret; John Turnbull, servant 8 Oct. 1788 

„ Margaret; Alexander Macdonald, labourer 20 Nov. 1789 

„ Margaret; John M'Naughton, shoemaker 18 Jan. 1790 

„ Margaret; George Galloway, sheriff officer 10 Jan. 1793 

„ Marion; John Bryce, baker 9 Sept. 1782 

„ Mary; Hugh Blair, mason 17 Dec. 1775 

„ Mary; William Muckle, servant 2 July 1793 

„ Mary; Robert Paterson, wright 17 Feb. 1794 

„ or Swindle, Mrs. Mary ; see Swindle. 
„ Peter, copperplate printer, Old Kirk p., and Agnes, New Gray 

Friar's p., d. of John Millar, weaver 11 Oct. 1784 

„ Rachel; John Lightbody, tron man 12 Oct. 1760 

„ Robert, mealmaker, and Helen, Old Kirk p., d. to Archibald 

Simpson, skinner 4 Dec. 1777 

„ Robert, of Morphy, College Kirk p., and Miss Sarah, same p., 
d. of deceased Mr. E manual Foster of Jonger, in county of 
Essex • 2 Feb. 1785 

„ Robert, mariner in Lady Yester's p., and Jean, in same p., d. of 

Thomas Brown, mariner at Limekills 5 Oct. 1791 

„ Sarah; Patrick Westwater, whipmaker 19 July 1761 

„ Sarah; John Lauder, carpenter 19 Nov. 1783 

„ Thomas, tron man in Old Kirk p., and Elisabeth, d. of deceast 

Thomas Marshall, farmer in East Calder, now in Lady 

Yester's p. 24 July 1757 



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Graham, Thomas, journeyman wright in Tolbooth p., and Janet, d. to 

John Gregor, farmer in p. of Auchtergaven 9 Sept. 1759 

Thomas, farmer, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of John Tod, farmer in p. of Livingstone 22 July 1782 

William, journeyman smith in Lady Yester's p., and Janet 

Buchanan, relict of John Croll, flesher in New Kirk p. 29 May 1763 
William, wright in New Grayfreir's p., and Mary, d. to John 

Dickson, linen bleacher in p. of Ainwith,nowin Canongatep. 19 Nov. 1769 
William, merchant, and Christian, d. of deceased Alexander 
Robertson, farmer in p. of Blair Athole, both in Old Kirk p. 

7 June 1772 
William, merchant, Old Greyfriar's p., and Miss Margaret, 

same p., d. of Mr. John Pattison, merchant in Paisley 21 Feb. 1782 
William, travelling merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth 
Anderson, High Kirk p., relict of Thomas Murdoch, 
merchant 21 Sept. 1786 

William, gentleman's servant in St. Andrew p. and Anne, in 
same p., d. of deceased William Clark, stocking merchant 
in Aberdeen 12 Feb. 1790 

William, younger of Mossknow, county of Dumfries, now in St. 
Andrew p., and Miss Grace, same p., youngest d. of late 
Col. John Gordon of 81st regiment 18 Apr. 1794 

Grainger, George, day labourer, New Grayfrier's p., and Barbara, 
same p., d. of deceast Robert Thain, farmer in Newland p., 
Tweedale 18 Aug. 1781 

,, William, of Waristonhouse, and Agnes, d. to Robert Barclay, 

tailor, burges in Tolbooth p. 15 June 1760 

Grandison, Miss Christie; Rev. Joseph Johnston 23 Dec. 1778 

„ William, weaver in Leith, and Mary, High Church p., d. of 

William Moffat, wright in Broughton, St. Cuthbert's p. 18 Nov. 1796 
Grangor, John, soldier, 39th regiment, now in Edinburgh, and 
Margaret, Tron p., d. of deceased Daniell Colquhoun, flax 
dresser 3 Aug 1777 

Grant, Miss Agnes; James Sellar, jun., merchant 12 Jan. 1752 

„ Alexander, tailor in Lady Yestair's p , and Elizabeth, d. to 

Robert Russell, journeyman tailor in College Kirk p. 25 May 1760 

„ Alexander, tailor in College Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to deceast 

John Dewar, farmer in Aberdeen, now in Tron p. 10 Aug. 1766 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant, and Katharine, d. to James 
M'Lean, land labourer in p. of Clyne in Sutherland, both in 
Lady Yester's p. 10 Dec. 1769 

„ Alexander, journeyman wright, and Janet, d. to Daniel Cogill, 

shoemaker, both in College Kirk p. 9 Dec. 1770 

„ Alexander, son to Alexander Grant in p. of Inverallan, county 
of Murray, and Janet, d. of deceast William Nairn, writer, 
both in Tolbooth p. 15 Dec. 1771 

„ Alexander, printer in New North p., and Magdalen, d. to 

William Aitken, smith in Lady Yester's p. 13 Dec. 1772 

„ Alexander, tertius, writer, and Hanna Hellen, N. N. p., d. of 

Lauchlane Johnston, chaplain in the 42nd 2 Mar. 1777 

„ Alexander, journeyman wright, Ola Kirk p., and Elizabeth, 

same p., d. of Robert Johnston, merchant 6 July 1784 

„ Alexander, writer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, St. Andrew 

p., d. of Andrew Bannantine, merchant 22 Feb. 1785 

„ Allan, lintdresser, and Elizabeth, d. of deceast John Wright, 

tailor in South Leith, both in Tolbooth p. 4 Nov. 1764 

„ Allan, writer, Tolbooth p., and Charlote, same p., d. of Joseph 

Watson, farmer in Berwickshire 12 July 1783 

„ Alpin, journeyman wright in N. W. p., and Mary, d. to deceased 
Angus M 'Donald, farmer in Inch Ihan, in shire of Glen- 
garrie, now in S. S. W. p. 26 Nov. 1752 



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Grant, Sergt. Alpin, of the Forest or Strathspey fencibles, and 

Susannah, Tolbooth p., d. of Donald M'Donald, officer to 

the Highland Society of Scotland. Married by Mr. 

M'Grigor, chaplain to the regiment 13 Dec. 1797 

„ Andrew, merchant in London, and Miss Allan, d. to deceast 

Thomas Fordyce of Ayton, now in New Kirk p. 26 Oct. 1760 

„ Miss Anna; Kenneth Mackenzie, student of medicine 21 June 1772 

„ Anne; James M'Cormick, 49th regiment 12 June 1778 

„ Ann; Swanston Hunter, tailor 13 May 1796 

„ Anne; George Dippie, merchant 26 June 1797 

„ Miss Ann; Andrew Wade, lieut. R.N. 27 Jan. 1798 

„ Ann; Patrick Lyon, druggist 16 Sept. 1799 

„ Ann; Charles Thomson, merchant 7 Mar. 1800 

„ Sir Archibald, Bart, of Monymusk, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss 
Janet or Jessy M'Leod, sister to John M'Leod of Colbecks, 
St. Andrew p. 5 Aug. 1794 

„ Miss Barbara; Francis Grant, merchant 15 May 1757 

„ Barbara; George Brown, flesher 22 Oct. 1794 

„ Miss Catherine; James Anderson of Lincluden 13 Nov. 1800 

„ Charles, journeyman wright in New Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to 
deceast John Robertson, farmer in p. of Gourden in the 
Merse, now in Tron p. 12 June 1767 

„ Charles, wright, and Cecilie, d. to deceast William Gardner, 

dyster, both in Old Grayfrier's p. 17 Nov. 1771 

,, Charles, writer, Old Grayfriar's p., and Elizabeth, same p., d. of 

George Wemyss, residenter 7 Aug. 1789 

„ Lieut. Charles, of the 1st fencible regiment, Tolbooth p., and 
Miss Helen, same p., d. of James Watson of Woodbank, 
Falkirk 25 June 1798 

,, Charlotte; William Phin, merchant 28 Feb. 1773 

„ Charlotte; John Campbell, indweller 25 Oct. 1783 

„ Charlotte; James Johnston, engraver 2 July 1791 

„ Christian; John Ferguson, shoemaker 3 Dec. 1775 

„ Christian; Angus M'Donald, labourer 12 Jan. 1784 

„ Daniel, gentleman's servant, in Old Kirk p., and Ann, 
d. to Thomas Davidsson, weaver in Paislie, now in 
said p. 13 July 1760 

„ David, tobaco spinner, and Janet, d. to William Inglis, carrier 

in Lessly, both in New Grayfriar's p. 23 Mar. 1760 

„ David, day labourer, New Church p., and Lillias, same p., d. to 

Donald Campbell, farmer in Ross-shire 15 Oct. 1775 

„ David, soldier in the South Fencibles, lying in Edinburgh 
Castle, and Nelly, Lady Yester's p., d. of deceased William 
Ross, gardener in Caithness 17 Mar. 1779 

„ David, baker, Old Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of 

deceased William Gregory, baker in Fife 10 Mar. 1786 

„ Donald, porter, Tron p., and Mary, same p., d. of deceased 

Donald Campbell, couper in Perth 13 June 1778 

„ Donald, porter, Tron p., and Janet Burnet, same p., widow of 

John More, flaxdresser 27 Mar. 1779 

,, Donald, day labourer, College Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., 
d. of William Sutherland, farmer at Latheron Wheel, 
Caithness • 25 Sept. 1783 

„ Donald, rope maker in Old Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 
deceased Rodrick M'Donald, farmer at Fairburn, p. of 
Urray, Ross-shire 15 Apr. 1791 

„ Duncan, servant to James Campbell of Auchlin, in p. of Kinlin, 
and Janet, d. to David Hope, quarier in the Water of 
Leith, in West Kirk p., both in N. K. p. 10 Feb. 1754 

„ Duncan, tailor, College Kirk p , and Agnes, same p., d. of 

deceased John Dick, mason 23 June 1783 



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Grant, Duncan, tailor, College Kirk p., and Isobel, Old Grayfriar's p., 
d. of deceased Charles Stewart, late farmer, p. ofCromdale, 
Murrayshire 30 Oct. 1793 

„ Elizabeth ; Alexander Gray, barber 29 July 1753 

„ Elizabeth; Robert Murray, wright 24 Oct. 1756 

„ Elizabeth; Francis Mercer, servant 7 Jan. 1770 

„ Elizabeth; Malcolm M'Gregor, spirit dealer 21 May 1785 

„ Elizabeth; John M'Kinnon, labourer 28 Aug. 1786 

„ Elizabeth; Peter Wild, drummer 22 Sept. 1786 

„ Elizabeth; James Ross, labourer 13 Oct. 1791 

„ Elizabeth; James Murray 5 Mar. 1793 

,, Elizabeth; James Morrison, grocer 16 Nov. 1797 

„ Elspeth ; Arthur M'Donald, carpenter 1 Oct. 1788 

„ Mr. Francis, merchant in Tolbooth p., and Miss Barbara, d. to 
John Grant of Gartenbeg in Strathspey, now in New Kirk 
p. 15 May 1757 

,, Francis, of Kilgraston, St. Andrew p., and Miss Ann, same p., 

eldest d. of deceased Robert Oliphant of Rossie 27 Feb. 1796 

„ George, a gentleman's servant, and Helen, d. of deceast James 

Wilson, mason in Dunce, both in Tron p. 2 Sept. 1770 

„ George, printer, New Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of Thomas Stoddart, mason 15 July 1793 

„ George, writer, New North p., and Christian, Old Grayfriar's 
p., d. of deceased .... Macinroy, tennant in Mullion, 
Perthshire 3 Dec. 1794 

„ Gregor, shoemaker, High Kirk p., and Katharine, Tron p., d. 

of Thomas M'Laggan, porter 9 June 1789 

,, Gregory, indweller, and Mary, d. to deceast Norman Grant, 

soldier in the City Guard, both in Old Kirk p. 18 Oct. 1767 

„ Miss Helen; Robert Donaldson, writer 19 Apr. 1767 

„ Hugh, journeyman shoemaker, and Elizabeth, d. of deceased 
Daniel Smith, bricklayer in Cramond, both in S. S. E. p. 

26 Nov. 1752 
„ Hugh, ropemaker in Lady Yester's p., and Euphan, d. to 
Gregor M'Gregor, servant to Countess Dowager of North- 
esk, now in New Grayfriar's p. 27 Mar. 1763 

„ Hugh, porter in the Old Kirk p., and Janet, d. to John Petry, 

farmer in Banff, now in Lady Yester's p. *3 May 1772 

„ Hugh, shoemaker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Katherine, same p., 

d. of deceased David Glendinning, skinner 10 Aug. 1779 

„ Hugh, porter, Old Kirk p., and Elizabeth Cameron, same p., 

widow of Angus M'Intosh, day labourer 30 May 1783 

„ Hugh, day labourer in Old Grayfriar's p., and Christian, in 
New Grayfriar's p._, d. of Hugh M'Kenzie, farmer in 
Achindow 20 Oct. 1790 

„ Isobell; Henry Fairgrieve, tailor 10 May 1752 

„ Isobell; George Monro, shoemaker 4 Mar. 1759 

„ Isobell; James Craig, baker 28 Nov. 1762 

„ Isobell; William Clelland, indweller 1 1 Dec. 1774 

„ Isobell ; John Jeffrey, weaver 28 Aug. 1789 

„ Isobell; James Ritchie, wright 29 May 1790 

„ Isobell; John Stirling, Excise officer 10 Mar. 1797 

„ Isobell; Charles Rose, printer 3 Oct. 1797 

„ The Rev. Mr. James, one of the licensed Episcopall clergymen 
in N. E. p., and Miss Eliza, d. of deceased Mr. Robert 
Corner, linen draper in London, now in Canongate p. 5 Apr. 1752 

„ James, journeyman tailor, and Ann, d. to deceast John Mathie- 
son, farmer at Golspie in shire of Sutherland, both in College 
Kirk p. 23 May 1762 

„ James, gentleman's servant in Tron p., and Sophia, d. to de- 
ceast Thos. Paterson, now shopkeeper in New Kirk p. 1 Dec. 1765 



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Grant, Mr. James, merchant, New Grayfriar's p., and Miss Alison, 
eldest d. of Rev. Mr. David Plenderleith, minister of 
Tolbooth Kirk i Mar. 1779 

„ James, wright, Old Gray Friar's p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

deceased James Rind, stabler 26 June 1781 

„ James, tailor, College Kirk p , and Anne Wishart, late spouse 

to William M'Lauchlane, sclater 23 Aug. 1784 

„ James, gentleman's servant, New North p., and Jean, same p., 

d. of deceased William Lucas, gentleman's servant 3 Sept. 1784 

„ James, mason, Old Kirk p., and Susan, Tolbooth p., d. of 

George Thomson, weaver at Kirkliston 11 Oct. 1784 

„ James, printer, Old Gray Friar's p., and Helen, same p., d. of 

deceased Alexander Tait, merchant in Dunkeld 22 July 1788 

,, James, merchant in College Kirk p., and Elizabeth, in Tolbooth 

p., d. of Charles Grimman, farmer at Moncur near Perth 23 June 1791 
„ James, gentleman's servant, St. Andrew p., and Ann, same p., 

d. of deceased Duncan Cameron, lint dresser at Cromarty 26 Oct. 1793 
„ James, gentleman's servant, and Alison, both in St. Andrew p., 

d. of George Paterson, labourer, p. of St. Cuthbert's 25 July 1797 

„ James, farmer from Annan, now in New Grayfriar's p., and 
Isabella, College Church p., d. of John Hutton, merchant, 
Dumfries 7 Oct. 1797 

„ Janet; John Gray, wright 22 Jan. 1764 

„ Janet; Thomas Duncan, servant 22 Mar. 1772 

,, Janet; Robert M'Intosh, flaxdresse'r 12 Nov. 1781 

,, Janet ; Angus Ross, labourer 30 Jan. 1787 

,, Miss Jean; Rt. Hon. Robert Dundas 29 Aug. 1756 

„ Jean ; James Williamson, flesher 1 Oct. 1769 

„ Jean; William Alexander, wright 15 Oct. 1775 

„ Jean; Andrew Alves, soldier 9 June 1778 

„ Jean; John M'Lean, servant 4 Sept. 1781 

,, Jean ; James Fraser, hairdresser 22 Apr. 1784 

„ Jean; Thomas Forrest, grocer 17 Apr. 1786 

„ Jean; Edward Campbell, writer 29 Dec. 1797 

,, John, workman, and Margaret M'Lachlan, relict of John 

Morison, soldier in City Guard, both in S. K. p. 26 May 1754 

„ John, merchant's clerk in Glasgow, and Jean, d. to Donald 
ROss, farmer in p. of Golspie in shire of Sutherland, now in 
Tron p. 25 Nov. 1759 

„ John, indweller in Lady Yester's p., and Marion, d. to George 

Cunninghame, tailor in Carluke, now in Tolbooth p. 12 Apr. 1761 

,, John, writer in New North p., and Jean, d. to Jas. Welsh, farmer 

in p. of Crich, now in New Grayfreir's p. 16 Mar. 1766 

„ John, son to deceast James Grant, tailor in Elgin, and Kath- 
rine, d. to deceast Jas. Drummond, farmer in p. of Crieff, 
both in College Kirk p. 30 Aug. 1767 

„ John, merchant in South Leith, and Miss Elizabeth, d. to Alex. 
White, clerk to Mr. John Adam, architect, now in Lady 
Yester's p. 20 Mar. 1768 

„ John, journeyman wright in Lady Yester's p., and Margaret, d. 

to Archibald M'Naughton, shoemaker in New North p. 12 Aug. 1770 
„ John, tailor, and Elizabeth, d. of deceast George Blackster, 

weaver in Dumfermline, now both in Tron p. 31 Mar. 1771 

„ John, writer in Perth, and Agnas, d. to deceast John Thom- 
son, residenter, now in New Grayfreir's p. 17 Nov. 1771 
„ John, glover in New North p., and Marion, in New Greyfrier's 

p., d. of deceast John Murray, merchant 15 Nov. 1772 

„ John, writer in N. North p., and Helen Dowie, widow of de- 
ceased George Wilson, mason 7 Sept. 1777 
„ John, gentleman's servant, and Katharine, Old Church p., d. of 

Peter Drummond, wright 21 Sept. 1777 



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Grant, John, writer, and Janet, d. of deceased James Dickson, 

farmer at Addington 14 Aug. 1779 

,, John, hairdresser, Tolbooth p., and Elizabeth Hamilton, 
College Kirk p., widow of John Thomson, teacher of 
mathematicks 10 Jan. 1782 

„ John, gentleman's servant, St. Giles' p., and Agnes, same p., d. 

of deceased Alexander Dingwall, farmer, Fife 3 May 1784 

„ John, printer in Lady Yester's p., and Janet, in same p., d. of 

deceased James Scott, druggist 26 Nov. 1790 

„ Katherine ; John Spence, painter 5 Mar. 1769 

„ Katherine; William Sprott, writer 9 May 1773 

„ Katherine; William Millar, shoemaker 2 Feb. 1791 

„ Katherine ; John Lawson, druggist 6 Mar. 1797 

„ Kitty; William Phin, silk dyer 11 Nov. 1778 

„ Lewis, merchant, Tolbooth p., and Janet, same p., d. of de- 
ceased Thomas Hill, farmer in Portsburgh 14 Dec. 1781 
„ Lewis, flesher, High Church p., and Alison, same p., d. of de- 
ceased Robert Chalmers, flesher 19 Mar. 1793 
„ Lillias; Joseph Gastlow, servant 16 Feb. 1766 
„ Margaret; John Neil, servant 31 May 1772 
,, Margaret; Gilbert M' Arthur, chair bearer 21 June 1783 
,, Margaret ; Walter Sutherland, tailor 23 Oct. 1788 
„ Margaret; Peter Campbell, stationer 10 July 1800 
„ Marjorie; John Buchanan, indweller 12 Jan. 1757 
„ Marjory ; James Fleming 18 Nov. 1779 
„ Marion; James M'Lagan, writer 21 Apr. 1745 
„ Mary; Richard Davie, soldier 30 Jan. 1763 
„ Miss Mary; Rev. David Henderson 7 Dec. 1766 
„ Mary; Gregory Grant 18 Oct. 1767 
„ Mary; Alexander M'Donald, coppersmith 3 Jan. 1773 
„ Mary; Donald Ross, labourer 13 Oct. 1780 
„ Mary; John Thomson, shoemaker 20 May 1784 
„ Mungo, wright at Inverask, now in New Gray Fryer's p., and 

Katharine, same p., d. to . . . Frazer, deceased 28 May 1775 

„ Nathaniel, writer in St Andrew p., and Agnes, College Kirk p., 

d. of William Neil, mason 19 Nov. 1792 

„ Neil, gentleman's servant, Tron p., and Margaret, same p., d. 

of Angus Robertson, chair master 25 July 1800 

„ Nelly; Samuel Woodsbery, soldier 3 Oct. 1773 

„ Miss Patty; Henry Forbes, baker 15 Oct. 1782 

„ Miss Penuel; Henry Mackenzie, attorney 31 Dec. 1775 

„ Peter, merchant, Tron p., and Letitia, St. Andrew p., d. of 

deceased Alexander Bremner of Huntley, Bamffshire 6 May 1794 

„ Robert, bower and gunstocker, in S. E. p., and Barbara, d. of 
deceased John Sanders, merchant in Elgin, now in N. W. p. 

19 May 1754 
„ Robert, ferrier, and Jean, d. to John Wilson, silver turner, both 

in New North p. 29 May 1763 

„ Robert, of Wester Elchies, St. Andrew p., and Miss Isabel, same 
p., d. of James Campbell, residing at Kirdles, county of Elgin 

10 Jan. 1794 
„ Sibella; William M'Dougall, shoemaker 23 June 1785 

„ Thomas, stabler, and Agnes Hogg, widow of James Nicoll, 

merchant 27 July 1777 

„ Violet; Duncan M'Donald shoemaker 22 Apr. 1782 

„ Violet; George Ross, wright 23 Jan. 1797 

„ William, residenter in New Kirk p., and Katharine, d. of deceast 
William Reid, weaver in p. of Pettie, now in Lady Yester's p. 

1 Jan. 1758 
„ William, vintner in Leith, and Helen, d. to Robert Maxwell, 

shoemaker in Bo'ness, now in Old Grayfriar's p. 14 Dec. 1760 



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Grant, William, gentleman's servant, and Elizabeth, d. to Alexr. 

Brisbane, gardener at Lawers, both now in Tron p. 12 May 1765 

„ William, tailor, burges in Tron p., and Elizabeth, d. to David 

Law, merchant in New Kirk p. 31 July 1768 

„ William, drummer in the Castle, and Margaret, d. to deceast 

William Clerk, farmer in p. of Edenkeelie, shire of Murray, 

now in Lady Yester's p. 9 Dec - l 77° 

„ William, vintner, New Church p., and Isobel, same p., d. of 

James Stewart, farmer, Murrayshire 13 Jan 1778 

„ William, shoemaker, Old Grayfriar's p., and Margaret, Tron p., 

d. of John Barrass, tide waiter at Aberdeen 15 June 1784 

„ William, printer, Old Kirk p., and Jean, same p., d. of David 

Fletcher, gardener at St. Andrews 5 Sept. 1785 

„ William, wright in College Kirk p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased Thomas Gray, day labourer in p. of Carstairs 15 June 1792 
„ William, of Congalton, Old Grayfriar's p., and Miss Dorothea, 

same p., d. of deceased Hew Dalrymple of Nunraw 22 Feb. 1794 

Grasier, Helen; Donald M'Kenzie, tailor 6 Apr. 1766 

Graves, Mary; Thomas Rutherford, grocer 13 July 1795 

Gray, Abraham, wright in Newbigging in Inner'esk p., and Miss 

Agnes, d. of deceast William Pillans, tenant at Craigie Miln, 

now in Tolbooth p. ' 8 May 1757 

„ Agnes; Thomas Milne, weaver 6 Jan. 1754 

„ Agnes; George Steven, baxter 18 Sept. 1763 

,, Agnes; Thomas Wilson, merchant 17 Apr. 1768 

„ Agnes; John Ormiston, mason 4 Nov. 1770 

„ Miss Agnes; Alexander Frazer, writer 24 Apr. 1774 

„ Agnes; William Forbes, writer 3 Aug. 1780 

„ Agnes; William Davis, mariner 15 Oct. 1790 

„ Agnes; William Sutherland, weaver 19 Aug. 1791 

„ Agnes; Alexander Neil, servant 21 June 1793 

„ Alexander, barber and wigmaker, and Elizabeth, d. of deceased 

Patrick Grant, vintner, both in S. W. p. 29 July 1753 

„ Alexander, indweller in Tron p., and Janet, d. to deceast James 

Allan, tailor in Hamilton, now in Old Grayfreir's p. 11 Mar. 1764 

„ Alexander, tronman, and Isobel, d. to deceast James Smith, 

land labourer in p. of Cameron in Fifeshire, both in 

Tolbooth p. 19 Aug. 1764 

„ Alexander, staymaker in College Kirk p., and Margaret, d. to 

William Jervey, wright in St. Monans, in Tolbooth p. 27 Nov. 1768 
., Alexander, plasterer, and Margaret, d. to John Cameron, a 

labouring man in p. of Strangeir in Argyleshire, in Old 

Grayfreir's p. 30 Dec. 1770 

„ Alexander, porter in New Grayfreir's p., and Alison, d. to 

deceast William Sheed, farmer in West Kirk p., in Lady 

Yester's p. 13 Jan. 1771 

„ Alexander, tronman in Tron p., and Helen, in Cockpen p., d. of 

deceased John Irvine, labourer at Dalhousie 1 Nov. 1772 

„ Alexander, W.S. in St. Andrew's Squair, and Miss Nelly, d. to 

Archibald Stewart, merchant 3 Oct. 1773 

„ Alexander, soldier in 26th regiment, presently in Edinburgh, 

and Jean, St. Giles' p., d. of Alexander Ross, day labourer 

28 Apr. 1 78 1 
„ Alexander, residenter, College Kirk p., and Anne, New North p., 

d. of William Hamilton, residenter 19 Oct. 1782 

„ Alexander, sadler, New Gray Friar's p., and Agnes, same p., d. 

of deceased John Low, merchant at Fala 16 July 1785 

„ Alexander, smith, College Kirk p., and Helen, Tron p., d. of 

Peter Lyon, miller at Aberdeen 7 Feb. 1788 

„ Alexander, gentleman's servant, and Ann, both in St. Andrew p., 

d. of William Gourly, weaver in Anstruther 13 Oct. 1798 



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Gray, Andrew, tenant at Dalhousie in p. of Cockpen, and Miss Alison, 
d. to William Dickson, deacon of the Dysters, in New 
Grayfreir's p. 17 Apr. 1757 

„ Andrew, staymaker in Tron p., and Isobel, d. to James Watson, 
gardener at Edmonston, in New Tron p., in Old Gray- 
freir's p. 4 Mar. 1770 
„ Andrew, mason in St. Andrew p., and Margaret, in same p., d. 

of Thomas M'Laren, gardener at Kirkton near Perth 5 June 1790 

„ Ann; George Masson, servant 26 May 175 1 

,, Anne; Henry Murray, hairdresser 4 Sept. 1778 

„ Anne; Thomas Hume, servant 18 Nov. 1791 

„ Ann; Gavin Anderson, wright 23 May 1794 

„ Ann; David Lindsay, tron man 3 Aug. 1796 

„ Archibald, porter, and Janet, d. to deceast John Fyfe, farmer in 

Corstorphin, both in New Grayfreir's p. 23 July 1758 

„ Miss Barbara; Edward Inglis, druggist 1 Mar. 1767 

„ Barbara; Robert Howie, servant 18 Sept. 1768 

„ Barbara; Alexander Calder of Lyneger 2 June 1776 

„ Barbara; David Cunningham, farmer 29 June 1799 

„ Miss Bell; Thomas Milne of Milnfield 22 Sept. 1751 

„ Catherine; George Stevenson, servant 17 July 1793 

„ Charles, baker in Old Kirk p., and Jean, d. to Angus Beaton, 

coal grieve at Duddingston p., in Lady Yester's p. 18 Feb. 1770 

„ Charles, sailor on board the Royal Charlotte, residing in Old 
Kirk p., and Margaret, same p., d. of William Raikes, 
brewer in West Anstruther 5 June 1781 

„ Christian; Donald M'Donald, servant 22 Dec. 1771 

„ Christian; William Torrance, baker 5 Sept. 1785 

„ Christian; John Dow, shoemaker 20 Feb. 1792 

„ Daniel, shoemaker, St. Giles' p., and Mary, same p., d. of 

deceased Simon Fraser, farmer, Inverness-shire 3 June 1784 

„ David, gentleman's servant in Lady Yester's p., and Janet, d. of 
deceased James Borthwick, wright in Ormiston, now in 
College Kirk p. 21 May 1769 

„ David, merchant in New Grayfriar's p., and Ann, d. to James 

Sumervil, farmer in p. of Chanelkirk 18 June 1769 

„ David, shoemaker in Old Kirk p., and Anne, d. to Robert 

Thomson, flesher in Coupar, Fife, now in New North p. 11 Mar. 1770 
„ David, shoemaker in Old Kirk p., and Jean, d. of deceast 
David Williams, shoemaker in Couper, Fyfe, in New North 
p. 20 May 1770 

„ David, shoemaker in Old Kirk p., and Jean, d. to deceast 
David Williamson, shoemaker in Couper, Fyfe, in New 
North p. 19 May 1771 

„ David, tronman in Tolbooth p., and Margaret, in Tron p., d. of 

deceast James Muir, shoemaker 30 Oct. 1774 

„ David, tronman, Lady Yester's p., and Mary, Old Grayfriar's 

p., d. of deceased Donald Fraser, weaver at Inverness 5 June 1793 

„ Donald, City Guard soldier, Old Kirk p., and Ann, same p., d. 

of deceast Alexander M'Donald, weaver, p. of Calmora 4 Aug. 1781 
„ Duncan, merchant, St. Andrew p., and Miss Janet, Tolbooth p., 

d. of John Cameron of Callart 11 Apr. 1788 

„ Elizabeth; John Sheils 17 Feb. 1771 

„ Elizabeth; Adam Dowine, servant 12 Jan. 1772 

„ Miss Elizabeth ; Major Philip Ainslie 15 Mar. 1772 

„ Elizabeth; John Welsh, tailor 23 May 1773 

„ Elizabeth; William Dunsmure, hostler 20 Feb. 1786 

„ Elizabeth; John Greig, merchant 25 July 1788 

„ Elizabeth; William Elliot, mason 25 Feb. 1791 

„ Elizabeth; Alexander Duff, coachman 15 July 1794 

„ Elizabeth ; William Tibbets, hatter 20 Aug. 1800 



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Gray, Hon. Capt. Francis, s. to late John, Lord Gray, in St. Andrew 

p., and Miss Mary Anne, St. Cuthbert's p., d. of Major 

James Johnston n Feb. 1794 

„ George, journeyman shoemaker in New Kirk p., and Katharine, 

d. to deceast James Colin, shipmaster in Elie, in College 

Kirk p. 23 Nov. 1760 

„ George, journeyman glover, and Isobel,d. to William Andersson, 

glover in Elie, both in Old Grayfriar's p. 27 Sept. 1761 

„ George, merchant, and Janet Thomson, mantua maker, both in 

College Kirk p. 19 Dec. 1762 

„ George, merchant in Old Grayfreir's p., and Isobel, d. to 

Lauchlan M'Lean of Craigfoot, now in New Kirk p. 7 Jan. 1770 

„ George, merchant in Old Kirk p., and Agnes, d. to John 

Sturrock, farmer in p. of Forfar, now in Old Kirk p. 20 Dec. 1772 

„ George, smith, New Grayfriar's p., and Janet, same p., d. of 

deceased George Lethem, labourer at Causewayside 18 Mar. 1796 

„ Gideon, mason, Tolbooth p., and Isobel, same p., d. of Alexr. 

Brown, carrier from Pennycuick 28 June 1793 

„ Helen; George Mitchell, Excise permit clerk 30 May 1756 

„ Helen ; William Ferguson, tailor 13 May 1764 

„ Helen; John Alexander, servant 3 Feb. 1765 

„ Miss Helen; Archibald Stirling of Keir 29 Sept. 1765 

„ Helen; Gavin Gosman, tronman 19 Oct. 1782 

„ Helen; William Anderson, porter 28 Aug. 1788 

„ Helen; John Richardson, upholsterer 20 Apr. 1795 

,, Hugh, gentleman's servant, Old Kirk p., and Jean, New Gray 

Friar's p., d. of James M'Duff, gardener at Inverask 23 Mar. 1789 

„ Isobel; Archibald Lethem, indweller 6 Feb. 1757 

,, Isobel; Duncan Kennedy, servant 9 Ncv. 1760 

„ Isobel; Duncan Buchanan, indweller 6 Dec. 1761 

„ Isobel; William Menzies, merchant 27 Mar. 1763 

„ Isobel; James M'Culloch, confectioner 29 Apr. 1764 

„ Isobel; John Macready, merchant 10 Aug. 1766 

„ Isobel; Alexander Ewing, teacher 23 Apr. 1775 

„ Isobel; John Kerr, mason 13 May 1784 

„ Isobel; William Turnbull, printer 24 Mar. 1785 

,, Isobel; George M'Leod, labourer 17 Oct. 1786 

„ James, servant to the Ladies of March, and Mary, d. of 

deceased John St. Clair, merchant in Canongate, both in 

N. E. p. " 29 Sept. 175 1 

„ James, journeyman wright in N. E. p., and Margaret, d. to 

deceased Lawrence Scott, founder in p. of Abbotshall, now 

in N. N. K. p. 4 July 1756 

„ James, jo