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SCOTTISH RECORD SOCIETY. 



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THE 



ommissariot IRecoro of Ebinburgb. 



REGISTER OF TESTAMENTS. 



PART II. 

VOLUMES 35 TO 81—1601-1700. 



EDITED BY 

FRANCIS J. GRANT, W.S., 

ROTHESAY HERALD AND LYON CLERK. 




EDINBURGH : 
PRINTED FOR THE SOCIETY BY JAMES SKINNER & COMPANY. 

1898. 



EDINBURGH : PRINTED BY JAMES SKINNER AND COMPANY. 



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PREFATORY NOTE. 



ke Register is awanting from 12th August 1607 to 1st June 1608, and 
>m 10th January 1629 to 30th November 1630. The contents of these 
o volumes have been supplied from the Minute-Book, and the dates are 
inted in italics. A separate Register was kept at Haddington from 22c! 
ine 1652 to 12th December 1657. These Testaments, which are not 
corded in strict chronological order, have the letter H. prefixed to their 
tte, and will be found in Volume 66, Part II. A number of Testaments 
e also recorded out of order at the end of Volume 45. 



THE 

Scottish IRecorb Society 



THE EXECUTIVE. 



Sir JOHN MAXWELL STIRLING-MAXWELL, Bart., of Pollok, M.P. 

Chairman of Council. 
J, BALFOUR PAUL, Lyon King-of-Arms. 

Council. 

W. MOIR BRYCE, F.S.A. Scot. 

F. J. GRANT, W.S., Carrick Pursuivant. 

Rev. A. T. GRANT, Leven. 

J. R. N. MACPHAIL, Advocate. 

Rev. GEO. MURE-SMITH, Stirling. 

J. H. STEVENSON, Advocate. 

J. MAITLAND THOMSON, Advocate. 

Hon. treasurer. 

JOHN MACGREGOR, W.S., 21 Castle Street, Edinburgh. 

i|on. j^mtarg. 
HENRY TOD, W.S., 45 Castle Street, Edinburgh. 



RULES. 



i. The object of the Society is the preparation and printing 
of Indexes and Abstracts of Scottish Records. 

2. The number of Members of the Society shall be limited to 
100. Public Institutions and Libraries may, however, become 
Subscribers in addition. 

3. The affairs of the Society shall be managed by a Council, 
consisting of a Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, and seven elected 
Members — five to make a quorum. Two of the seven elected 
Members shall retire annually, according to seniority on the list, 
but they shall be eligible for re-election. 

4. The Secretary, on the request of three Members of Council, 
shall call a Special Meeting of the Council. 

5. The Annual Subscription to the Society shall be One 
Guinea. The publications of the Society shall not be delivered to 
any Member whose Subscription is in arrear, but back numbers 
may be obtained by any Member or Subscriber, provided copies 
are in stock. 

6. The Society will undertake the issue of its own publications, 
i.e. without the intervention of a publisher or any other paid 
agent. 

7. The Society will issue quarterly as many sheets as the funds 
permit. 

8. An Annual General Meeting of the Society shall be held on 
a date to be fixed by the Council, and Special General Meetings 
of the Society may be summoned by the Council when they deem 
it expedient. 

9. The Annual Balance-Sheet, Rules, and List of Members shall 
be printed. 

10. No alteration shall be made in these Rules except at a 
General Meeting of the Society. A fortnight's notice of any 
alteration to be proposed shall be given to the Members of the 
Council. 



LIST OF MEMBERS 



OF THE 



SCOTTISH RECORD SOCIETY, 



189 8. 



Adam, Eobert, 2 Gillsland Road, Edinburgh. 

Allan, George, 33 Albyn Place, Aberdeen. 

Arnot, James, 57 Leamington Terrace, Edinburgh. 

Athill, Charles H., Eichmond Herald, College of Arms, Queen 

Victoria Street. London, E.C. 
Balfour of Burleigh, The Eight Honourable Lord, Cadogan Square, 

London. 
Balfour, C. B., Esq. of Newton Don, Kelso. 
Barr, Henry, 45 W. George Street, Glasgow. 
Bell, James T., Northcote, Dowanhill Gardens, Glasgow. 
Beveridge, Erskine, St. Leonard's Hill, Dunfermline. 
Bilsland, William, 28 Park Circus, Glasgow. 
Bonar, Horatius, W.S., 3 St. Margaret's Eoad, Edinburgh. 
Boyle, Colonel the Honourable E, E., 6 Summer Terrace, London, S.W. 
Bruce, John, Inverallan, Helensburgh. 
Bryce, Peter E., 22 York Place, Edinburgh. 
Bryce, W. Moir, 22 York Place, Edinburgh. 
Buchanan, A. W. Gray, Parkhill, Polmont. 

Burke, H. Farnham, Somerset Herald, Herald's College, London, E.C. 
Burns, J. W., Kilmahew, Cardross. 
Bute, The Eight Honourable the Marquess of, St. John's Lodge, 

Eegent's Park, London. 
Campbell, J. H. Mayne, Carbrook, Toronto, Canada. 
Christie, W. C. B., Younger of Bedlay, Chryston, Lanarkshire. 
Clark, J. T., 196 Ferry Eoad, Edinburgh. 
Colt, Captain G. F. E., of Gartsherrie, Coatbridge. 



w, II. Eewat, Wesl Foulden, Berwick-on-Tweed. 
Crisp, F. A., Grovepark, Denmark Hill, London, S.E. 
Dalgleish, John -I.. BrankstoD Grange, Bogside, Stirling. 
I' Irymple, Hew B., Oxenfoord Castle, Dalkeith. 
Davidson, Hugh, Braedale, Lanark. 

Davidson, II. < ». i>., Elmfield, Barrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex. 
I juson, •!.. Writer, Duns. 

Findlay, J. P.. Aberlour Bouse, Aberlour, Banffshire. 
Fleming, I >. Hay, lo" Greyfriars Gardens, St. Andrews. 
Eraser-Mackintosh, Charles, is Punt Street, London, S.W. 
Gibson, Andrew, :! Morison Street, Govan. 
Goudie, Robert, County Buildings, Ayr. 
Grant, Rev. A. T., St. Margaret's Rectory, Leven. 
Grant, Francis J., W.S., Rothesay Herald, Lyon Office, Edinljurgh. 
I en, Charles E., is St. I idles Street, Edinburgh. 
Gregory, 1'. S., 1 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, London. 
II' "pei-, Rev. P. P., ."»1 Cambridge Eoad, Brighton. 
Hunter, Colonel Charles, Phis Cbch, Llanfairfwll, Anglesey. 
Huiche-on, A., Herschel House, Brou^hty-Ferry. 

deson, George Auldjo, 37 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh. 
Johnston, George Harvey, -2 Garscube Terrace, Edinburgh. 

Qont, Norman, Jun., Knockdow, Toward, Argyllshire. 
ban-, .lane-, 9 < 'rown (Hardens, Dowanhill, Glasgow. 

Lindsay, William Alexander, Q.C., Windsor Herald, College of Arms, 

London, E.C. 
Lithgow, Surgeon Major-General S. A., Meadow "Walk, Edinburgh. 
Ml '.a in, J. M., Banker, Arbroath. 
MacBrayne, David, Auchentiel, Helensburgh. 
MielJiinald, Kenneth, Town House, Inverness. 

Donald, \V. EL, Carrick Pursuivant, 1 Eorres Street, Edinburgh. 
MacDougall, -I. Patten, Advocate, 39 Heriot Eow, Edinburgh. 
Mari rregor, John, W.S., Edinburgh. 

MacKenzie, Thomas, Dailuaine House, Carron, Strathspey. 
M Lagan, Dr. P. ('., 5 Coatea Crescent, Edinburgh. 
M icLeod, John, 4 Upper Gilmore Terrace, Edinburgh. 
MacLeod, Rev. Walter, 111' Thirlestane Eoad, Edinburgh. 



M'Millan, Alexander, 26 Emperor's Gate, London, S.W. 

Macphail, J. E. K, Advocate, 53 Castle Street, Edinburgh. 

Maddan, William, Banker, Berwick-on-Tweed. 

Manson, William, 22 York Place, Edinburgh. 

Matthews, John, Mechlin Mansions, Brook Green, London, W. 

Millar, A. H., Dundee Advertiser Office, Dundee. 

Murdoch, James Barclay, of Capelrig, Mearns, Benfrewshire. 

Murray, Colonel John, 15 Eaton Square, London, S.W. 

Murray, Keith W., 37 Oheniston Gardens, Kensington, London, W. 

Neil, E. A., Fasandarach, Ballater. 

Nicolson, A. Badenach, W.S., 12 Dee Street, Aberdeen. 

Ogilvy, Sir Eeginald H. A., Bart., Baldovan House, Dundee. 

Paton, Henry, 32 Shandon Crescent, Edinburgh. 

Paul, George M., W.S., 16 St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh. 

Paul, J. Balfour, Lyon King-at-Arms, 30 Heriot Eow, Edinburgh. 

Eeichel, H. E., Penrault, Bangor, N. Wales. 

Eenshaw, C. Bine, M.P., Barochan, Houston. 

Eobson, William, 5 Gillsland Eoad, Edinburgh. 

Eogerson, J. J., Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh. 

Eomanes, Charles S., C.A., Ardenlea, Cluny Gardens, Edinburgh. 

Eosebery, The Eight Honourable the Earl of, 38 Berkeley Square, 

London, W. 
Eoss, Andrew, S.S.C., Marchmont Herald, 202 Newhaven Eoad, 

Edinburgh. 
Shearer, John Elliot, 6 King Street, Stirling. 
Skinner & Company, J., 2 K St. Andrew Street, Edinburgh. 
Smith, A. W., Broompark, Lanark. 
Smith, Eev. G. Mure, 6 Clarendon Place, Stirling. 
Smith, Eobert, 9 Ward Eoad, Dundee. 
Smythe, David M., Methven Castle, Perth. 
Spreule, G. H., Mansfield, Eeigate, Surrey. 
Stevenson, J. H., Advocate, 9 Oxford Terrace, Edinburgh. 
Stewart, Daniel, 1 Palmerston Eoad, Edinburgh. 
Stirling, J. M. Monies, Gogar, Stirling. 
Stirling-Maxwell, Sir John Maxwell, Bart., of Pollok. 
Thomson, John, Brackenhill, Murtle, Deeside. 
Thomson, J. Maitland, Advocate, 3 Grosvenor Gardens, Edinburgh. 



Tods, Murray, & Jamieson, W.S., 66 Queen Street, Edinburgh. 
Tod, Benry, W.s.. 45 Castle Street, Edinburgh. 

Tweeddale, The Flight II umMr the Marquis of, Yester, Haddington. 

\V. dderburn, Alexander, Q.C., 47 Cadogan Place, London. 
Wilson-Barkworth, A. B., Kirk Ella House, near Hull. 
Wood W. A.. 11 Clarendon Crescent, Edinburgh. 
u lie, John, 42 RIontgomerie Drive, Glasgow. 

LIBRARIES, &c. &c. 

Advocates' Library, Edinburgh. 

Antiquaries, Society of, Edinburgh. 

B dleian Library, Oxford, per E. W. B. Nicolson. 

Dundee Free Library, Dundee. 

Edinburgh Public Library, Edinburgh. 

Glasgow Archaeological Society, per J. D. Duncau, Glasgow. 

( ruildhall Library, London. 

Inverness Public Library, Town Hall, Inverness. 

Mitchell Library, Glasgow, per the City Chamberlain. 

V a- Spalding Club, per C. & P. H. Chalmers, Aberdeen. 

Procurators, Faculty of, 88 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow. 

Register House, Record Room, per Menzies & Company, Edinburgh 

i wo copies). 
I J-tei House, Lyon Office, per do. do. 

Regi iter Eouse, Historical Department, per do. do. 

8 3.C. Library, Edinburgh. 
W.S. Library, Edinburgh. 



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REGISTER OF TESTAMENTS. 

SECOND SECTION— 1601-1700. 



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Abell, James, mason, burgess of the Canongate 15 June 1619 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Lowrie, flesher in Dalkeith 

19 Dec. 1637 
Abercrombie, Alexander, maltman in Leith 8 June 1667 

Alexander, younger, maltman in Leith 26 July 1684 

Alexander, tailor in Edinburgh. See Smyth, Isobel. 
Mrs. Anna, sometime servitrix to the Princess of Orange at Hague 

14 Apr. 1647 
David, in Nevay, in Angus 
David, stabler in Edinburgh 
Henry, son lawful to umquhile Henry A, in Sherthum- 

mylne, par. of Markinch, in Fife 
James, indweller in the Canongate 
Mr. James, son to the deceased James A., of Pitcalphi 
James, merchant in Edinburgh 

James, mariner, burgess of Dundee. See Fyfe, Elizabeth. 
John, son lawful to the deceased Alexander A., elder, 

maltman in Leith 
Margaret. See Gray, Katherine. 
Marion, sometime spouse to George Kinloch, mariner, 

burgess of Dundee 
Mathew, in Howburne, par. of Temple, and Agnes Louther, 

his spouse 
Richard, sometime in Polton, indweller in Dalkeith, sher. 

of Edinburgh 
Captain Robert. See Montgomrie, Marie. 
Sara, sometime spouse to George Nicoll, servitor to the 

Earl of Melrose 
Thomas, of Gourdie 
Thomas, in Chilburn 

Walter, sergeant in Lieutenant General Douglas' Regiment 
William, son lawful to the deceased James A., of Pittelpie 
Abernethy, Alexander, of Wester-Saltoun, constab. of Haddington 
Major Andrew 

Elizabeth, relict of John Dunlope, advocate 
George, advocate 
Harry, servitor to the Earl of Mar 
Isobel, relict of Thomas Atcheson, master cunzeour to our 

Sovereign within Scotland 
Isobel, relict of Alexander Williamson, workman in Leith 
James, writer in Edinburgh 
James, putherer, burgess of Edinburgh 
James, advocate 



2 June 1608 

13 May 1629 

17 Jan. 1604 

28 July 1640 

7 Jan. 1677 

14 Apr. 1690 



26 July 1684 

24 June 1603 

30 May 1668 

2 Apr. 161 7 



17 Dec. 1619 
13 Feb. 1608 

5 May 1670 
28 July 1687 
n July 1663 
3 Mar. 1604 

1 Jan. 1663 

17 Dec. 1675 

1 Nov. 1623 

6 Aug. 1625 

26 June 1616 

28 July 1643 
15 Aug. 1635 

29 Jan. 1669 
5 July 1678 



Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 



Abernethy, fohn, pewtherer, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1688 

See also Hunter, Barbara, 
fohn Lord, ofSaltoun. See Urquhart, Dame Magdalen. 
fonet, spouse to Alexander Bruntfeild, in Dunbar H. 12 July 1655 

.. Laurence, writer in Edinburgh 8 Dec. 1646 

Marion, sometime spouse to Thomas Purves, baxter, at the 

West-port of Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1625 

„ Patrick, in Wester-Salton 24 May 1662 

., Thomas, portioner of Greinlaw 7 Dec. 1649 

,, William, sometime of Dalgatie 13 Feb. 1613 

.. William, burgess of Haddington 4 Dec. 1618 

Abrahame, Thomas, clothier at the Canonmills 27 Nov. 1649 

Achesoun. S Aitchesoun. 

Adair, Sir Robert, of Kinhilt 2 Sept. 1665 

,, Robert, merchant in Edinburgh 4 Mar. 1684 

William, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Apr. 1630 and 28 Feb. 1633 

., William, appearand of Kinhilt 12 Feb. and 28 Mar. 1662 

Adam, Agnes, sometime spouse to John Mader, in Balkey, par. 

of Eglischame, sher. of Renfrew 9 Mar. 1609 

,, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Dec. 1668 

.. Barbara, spouse to Alexander Lindsay, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 1 Nov. 1684 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to James Fyff, in Sandefuird, par. 

of Kirremuir, in Angus 29 June 1602 

.. fames, maltman, in Pocatsleif, outwith the West-port of Edinburgh 

5 Nov. 1616 

., John, younger, in Tounheid of Monktoun, sher. of Lanark 29 Feb. 1604 

., John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 May 1662 

Robert, in the Halls of Airth, sher. of Stirling 16 Mar. 1605 

See also Aikman, Marion. 

.. Thomas, son to umquhile James Adam, maltman, outwith 

the West-port of Edinburgh 23 Mar. 1632 

., Thomas, marikin-maker, burgess of Edinburgh 

9 Jan. 1678 and 16 Nov. 1697 
., Thomas, in Kilrie. See Small, Margaret. 

.. William, coachman in Canongate 24 Jan. 1690 

Adamson, Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 22 Aug. 1665 

., Anna, relict of John Littlejohn, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Jan. 1684 
.. Archibald, in Liston-scheills, par. of Kirkliston, sher. of Linlithgow 

30 Nov. 1602 
Bessie, lawful daughter to deceased John A., precenter at 

the Kirk of Holyroodhouse 19 Apr. 1674 

„ Cristian, lawful daughter to umquhile John A., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 15 July 1608 

., David, in Edinburgh 21 July 1625 

.. Euphame, spouse to John Stobie, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 30 June 1620 

,, Gavin, portioner of the Grange of Lindores. See Ballingall, Euphame. 
Mr. Many, son to the deceased John A., minister at 

Nesting in Zetland 3 Sept. 1656 

Harry, writer in Edinburgh 31 Dec. 1686 

Helen, relict of William Heart, writer in Edinburgh 22 Feb. 1697 

Mr. Henry, apothecary in Edinburgh 22 Apr. 1659 

.. James, indwellerin Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1639 

., James, brother-german to umquhile Mr. William A., of 

I rraycruik, indweller in the Canongate 6 July 1641 

„ James, flesher, indwellerin Edinburgh. See Galloway, Margaret. 
., James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Meiklejohn, Elizabeth. 

I to Mitchell Rid, smith in Dundas, par. of 

Dumany, sher. of Linlithgow 12 May 1643 

„ John, baxter, burgess of Linlithgow 25 Jan. 1604 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 3 

Adamson, John, burgess of Perth 14 Feb. 1606 

„ John, son lawful to umquhile John A., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1610 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Alar. 1621 

„ Mr. John, writer in Edinburgh 19 Jan. 1638 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Feb. 1638 

„ John, son lawful to umquhile David A., indweller in Edinburgh 

11 June 1638 
„ John, stabler in the Canongate ; and Margaret Greg, his spouse 

16 Nov. 1658 
„ Mr. John, sometime primer of the College of Edinburgh 22 July 1663 

„ John, in Markill 26 Apr. 1676 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Elizabeth 

Speir, his spouse 20 Sept. 1680 

„ John, mylne-wright in Breadsburne 15 Feb. 1698 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Ker, Marion ; 

and Somervell, Elizabeth. 
„ John, precenter at the kirk of Holyroodhouse. See Neving, Margaret. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Rae, trafficker, indweller 

in Leith 29 Mar. 1606 

„ Jonet. See Mathie, Mungo, bonnet-maker, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Lilias, servitrix to Robert Seatoune, indweller in Leith 2 Feb. 1649 

„ Margaret, relict of John Adameson, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 5 June 1601 

„ Marion, daughter lawful of umquhile John A., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 9 Dec. 1608 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Thomas Sellerman, indweller 

in Fisherraw 17 Feb. 1634 

,, Marion. See Hodge, Bessie and James. 

„ Peter, in Kelso, burgess of Jedburgh 27 May 1603 

„ Mr. Robert, brother-german to Mr. William A., of Craigcruik 

18 Dec. 1646 and 2 May 1648 
„ Mr. Robert 17 Mar. 1669 

,, William, cooper, burgess of Musselburgh 12 Jan. 1609 

„ William, burgess of Musselburgh. See Hamilton, Katherine. 
Adie, Agnes, lawful daughter to the deceased Peter A., in Duntillan 8 Nov. 1683 
„ Andro, mealmaker, indweller in Leith 4 June 1606 

„ James, at the Bridgend of Even, par. of Slamanno, sher. 

of Stirling 27 May 1605 

„ James, in Scharpsbank 18 Nov. 1664 

„ John, flesher, indweller in Edinburgh 5 Mar. 1634 

„ John, in Drumellie 21 Apr. 1676 

„ Jonet, spouse to John Robertson, in Drumbowie, par. of 

Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 27 July 1642 

„ Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile John A., flesher, 

burgess of Edinburgh 23 Apr. 1646 

„ William, portioner of Drumbine 3 Feb. 1676 

„ William, in Drumbowie. See Taylor, Margaret. 
Adiesoun, Beatrix, sometime spouse to Robert Douglas, in 

Eister-Gellot, in Fife 1 1 Jan. 1604 

„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to Patrik Laverok, in Buk- 

heavin, par. of Eister-Wemys 3 July 1601 

„ James, mariner, indweller in Leith 11 Oct. 1613 

„ James, baxter, indweller in Leith. See Cockburn, Marion. 
,, Jonet ; and James Lowrie, in Mansione, her husband 22 Nov. 1661 

Adinstoun, Agnes, sometime spouse to Thomas Turnbull, younger, 

baxter in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 23 June 1612 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Weddell, Euphame. 
„ Christian, spouse to William Bell, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 15 May 1669 
„ Eupham, spouse to George Turnbull, of Currie, baxter, 

burges of Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1684 



Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 



Adinstoun, George, in Currant. See Dewar, Agnes. 
„ Helen, Lady Belshes , H. 10 Nov. 1656 

.. Laurence, baxter in Edinburgh. See Law, Grissell. 
,, Marion, sometime spouse to James Byning, in Fuird, par. 

ofCranstoun, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Nov. 1635 

., Mareon, Lady Saltcoats, elder 13 Nov. 1663 

Admistoun, Alexander, maltman, indweller in Leith 10 Apr. 1633 

Adrynane, Herbert, in I'innartis, sher. of Ayr 29 May 1605 

,, Katherine, sometime spouse to James M'Kessok, in Glen- 

napt, par. of Kirkcudbright in Carrick, sher. of Ayr 13 Mar. 1606 
JEzat, David, indweller in Edinburgh. See Anderson, Elspeth. 
Affleck, John, maltman, burgess of Glasgow 10 Jan. 1605 

William, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Apr. 1684 

Agnew, Captain John, of Bellieltill 9 July 1656 

Ahannay, Audio, in (lass. See M'Bryde, Marion. 

,, John, baillie, burgess of the Canongate 8 Mar. 1604 

,, Thomas, in Portnek, par. of Kells, stew, of Kirkcudbright 23 Feb. 1607 
Aitkine, Alexander, indweller in Kirktoun, sher. of Edinburgh 2 Aug. 1634 

„ Alexander, merchant, indweller in Edinburgh 7 May 1646 

., Alexander, in Pennicuik 3 Nov. 1665 

,. Alison, sometime spouse to John Whyt, in Portersyd 14 May 1655 

„ Barbara, sometime spouse to James Stevin, mealmaker, 
indweller in the Potterraw, par. of St. Cuthbert, 
sher. of Edinburgh 7 Jan. 1637 

„ Beatrix, spouse to John Aitken, brewer, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Dec. 1664 
,, Cristian. See Boyd, Archibald, in Mylnecleuch. 
„ Mr. Edward, of Underedge, par. of Dunbar, constab. of 

Haddington 24 Oct. 1612 

„ George, mason in Corstorphine 19 Oct. 1664 

„ George, in Long-hermistoune 25 Jan. 1672 

., Helen, sometime spouse to Ninian Houstoun, merchant, 

burgess of Glasgow 5 Dec. 1603 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Robert Broun, portioner of 

Barhill, par. of Culross, sher. of Perth 10 Dec. 1608 

„ Henry, son lawful to Moses A., indweller at Calder 11 Mar. 1662 

„ Hendrie, in Tartrivane 6 July 1672 

See also Fleming, Margaret. 
., Isobel, relict of David Lummisden, in Newbigging, par. of 

Wester- Kinghorn, in Fife 15 Feb. 1609 

[sobel, spouse to John Findlay, in Knock 22 Feb. 1687 

.. James, in Listoun-scheilles, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of 

Edinburgh 8 June 1624 

„ James, in Tartrivan 27 Apr. 1670 

„ James, in Warkhouse 16 Feb. 1677 

.. James, Lord Bishop of Galloway 6 Mar. 1688 and 15 Aug. 1723 

,, James, wood-cutter in Calder 9 Sept. and 25 Nov. 1699 

.. James, elder, in Wester-Culbowie. See Alderstoun, Margaret. 
.. John, men hant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Oct. 1607 and 17 Apr. 1618 

See also Wood, Jonet. 
„ John, wright, in Borrowstounes, sher. of Linlithgow 31 Jan. 1623 

„ John, in Westhousses 3 Feb. 1630 

„ John, in the Bruslat of Houston, par. of Strabrok, sher. of 

Linlithgow 18 Feb. 1639 

,. John, younger, of Thurso, sher. of Caithness 29 July 1663 

,, John, in Gowan-hill, sometime in Kil-Leith 4 Aug. 1687 

,. John, brewer, burgess of Edinburgh. See Sandie, Bessie. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Thomas Johnestoun, in 

Howatnat, par. of Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 17 Apr. 1606 

,, Katherine, sometime spouse to John Crystisone, in the 

Water of Leith, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 

28 July 1613 



1 601-1700.] 



Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



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Aitkine, Katherine, spouse to John Lourie, in Loganehouse 25 Nov. 1670 

„ Lilias, sometime spouse to John Brounerige, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 4 Feb. 

„ Patrik, indweller in the Canongate 8 Jan. 

„ Patrick, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wilson, Lilias. 

„ Robert, in Knakelie, par. of Portmook, Fife 2 June 

„ Robert, in Loganhous, par. of Hoipis, sher. of Edinburgh 14 May 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 July 

Robert, indweller in Linlithgow 8 Aug. 

Robert, in Listoune-Shields 6 Oct. 

Robert, in Paintland 24 Mar. 

„ Robert, tailor in the Potterrow. See Laing, Agnes. 

„ Stevin, burgess of Sanquhar 4 Feb. 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 July 

„ Thomas, flesher, burgess of Kirkcaldy. See Reddie, Katherine. 

„ William, in Monyabrok, par. of Lochquhinzeoch, sher. of Renfrew 

14 Mar. 

„ William, porter at the Potterrow port of Edinburgh 20 Mar. 

„ William, elder, mason in Corstorphine, sher. of Edinburgh 24 Jan. 

,, William, in Kirktoun, par. of Lessuaid, sher. of Edinburgh 8 June 

„ William, burgess of Haddington. See Blackburne, Jonet. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Dysart. See Hodge, Cristian. 

„ William, in Gartsorie. See Kedder, Katherine. 
Aitkinhead, Alexander, elder, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Mar. 

„ Alexander, W.S. 12 June 

„ Archibald, son lawful to the deceased Mr. Hendrie A., 

minister at North Berwick 7 Nov. 

„ Bessie, spouse to James Dennestoun, goldsmith, burgess 

of Edinburgh 7 June 

„ David, Lord Provost of Edinburgh 14 Sept. 

„ David, writer in Edinburgh 5 Jan. 

„ Mr. Henry, minister at North Berwick. See Ker, Anna. 

„ Geillis, sometime spouse to Alexander Maxwell, in New- 
lands, par. and sher. of Renfrew 20 Jan. 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Feb. 1613 and 24 May 

„ James, in Baksyd, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Dec. 

,, Mr. James, advocate 7 Mar. 

,, Mr. James, advocate, commisser of Edinburgh ; and 

Margrat Wishart, his spouse 4 July 1679 an d 20 June 

„ James, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Mar. 

,, James, seaman in Fisherraw 20 Oct. 

,, James, baillie, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mowbray, Elizabeth. 

„ Jeane, relict of James Maisterstoun, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 7 Mar. 

„ John, in Hillerstoun, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 

14 Sept. 

„ John, indweller in Baksyde, par. of Calder, sher. of Edin- 
burgh 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Mowat, in Thornetoun, 
par. of Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 

„ Janet, relict of Robert Douggall, merchant, burgess of 



Edinburgh 



of 



Jonet, spouse to Alexander Young, weaver, burgess 

Linlithgow 
Marion, daughter lawfull to the deceased Mr. James A., 

advocate 
Marion, relict of Mr. Patrick Sands, sometime primour of 

the College of Edinburgh 
Robert, in Hilderstoun. See Kinninmonth, Margaret. 
Mr. Thomas, commisser of Edinburgh 

See also Hepburn, Jonet. 



31 July 
15 June 

19 Apr. 

18 Sept. 

10 Nov. 

2 Feb. 

9 June 



624 
607 

601 
611 
614 

643 
670 
688 

603 
641 



003 
607 
635 

645 



634 
662 

663 

637 
637 
666 



607 

633 
634 
648 

692 
683 

694 



615 

633 
652 
602 
658 
661 

654 
658 
646 



Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 



Aitkinhcad, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Eknnatyne, Marion. 
Aikman, , someti ise to Robert Livingstoun, baxter, 

burgess of Edinburgh 29 Nov. iboo 

„ Agnes, daughter law ml to the deceased John A., m Nether- 

Williamson - 1 y/ 

„ Andro, in Zallostrudder. \,v Williamson, Agnes. 

.. Archibald, burgess of Edinburgh *7 Ap r. 66 

. Bessie, and David Ker, in West-Kairnes _ | tcb. 667 

•; Euphanie, relict of Mr. John Baine, of Pitkairlie 16 Mar. 686 

, George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 jnov. 1041 

Georle cooper, indweUer in Leith . l 15 June 1646 

:; Harry, in Bromhous, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 3 June 1613 

See also Brown, Margaret. 
„ Henry, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 Dec. 1635, 27 July 1642, and 13 July 1643 
„ James, in Mortoun, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 20 July 1620 

See also Purdie, Katherine. 
„ James, in Nether-Williamston. See Smyth, Helen. 
„ James, in Lenzerwode. See Young, Jonet 

John, merchant-tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Sept. ioo-, 

„ John, in Brumehouses, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edin- 

J burgh 4 Dec. 1621 

, John, fermourer in the Water of Leith, and Magdelene 

1'nrteous, his spouse 11 Sept. 1646 

„ John, indweller in Cattelbok 24 June 1647 

„ John, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Oct. 1657 

„ fohn, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Dec. 1664 and 19 July ib73 

I] John! in the Bent ^Oct 1687 

„ John, maltman in Portsburgh 6 Nov. 1094 

John, only lawful son to umquhile Andrew A., of Thurston 9 June 1699 
., John. See Hamilton, Margaret 

.. John, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Sinclair, Jonet. 
„ John, in Dresselrig. See Walker, Margaret. 
„ Lybra, spouse to John Cuthbertson, in Morton, par. of 

Calder-Cleir 20 Dec. 1670 

„ Marion, relict of Robert Adame, in Halls of Airth, and 
sometime spouse to Ninian Hodge, par. of Airth, 
sher. of Stirling 18 Mar. 1605 

„ Peter, in Mortoun, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 

28 June 1632 and n Dec. 1633 
„ Richard, in Zallowstrudder, par. of Calder, sher. of Edin- 
burgh 18 Aug. 1627 
„ William, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Jan. 1675 and 12 Aug. 1682 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Caldwalls, Jonet ; 

Gibson, Jonet ; Hutton, Elizabeth ; and Trotter, Agnes. 
„ Mr. William, of Cairnie, advocate n July 1700 and 18 Sept. 1707 

„ William, in Ovcr-Newlistoun. See Hill, Marion. 
Ainslie, Audio, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 July 1648 

See also Welsh, Marion. 
„ Bessie, relict of George Hamilton, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 10 Jan. 1650 

„ Mr. Cornelius, advocate ; Jean Aitchesone, his spouse ; and 

Archibald Ainslie, their son 8 Dec. 1691 

„ Janus, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Sept. 1623 

„ Mr. James, doctor of physic 22 Apr. 1653 

„ James and Andro, lawful sons to umquhile David A., mer- 

« hant, burgess of Jedburgh 5 July 1666 and 3 Sept. 1667 

., Mr. John, minister at Bellcastle 22 June 1664 

„ Margrat, spouse to William Junkieson 23 Aug. 1687 

Air, Isobel, spouse to Thomas Quhyt, cutler, burgess of the Can- 

ongate 23 Mar. 1648 



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Air, John, in Borrowstouness. See Dunmuir, Marion. 

„ Katherine, relict of Adam Gray, in Birnieknowis 

„ Katherine, indweller in Fernielaws 
Aird, Bathia, relict of Joseph Miller, advocate 

„ Cristian, spouse to John Wod, in Katerene, now in Cum- 
nok, sher. of Ayr 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Bartilmo Bell, in Humbie, 
par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 

„ Captain James, Clerk to the Couquet at Edinburgh 

„ Mr. John, minister at Newbottill 

„ Jonet. See Burgess, Alexander. 
Airth, Mr. David, late at Portpatrick 

„ Margaret, relict of David Hunter, in Wester-Loch-houses, 
par. of Tynnynghame, constab. of Haddington 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Aissone, William, merchant, burgess of Stirling 
Aitchesoun (Achesoun), Agnes, relict of Mr. Nicol Browne, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Alexander, of Gosfurde, par. of Aberlady, constab. of Had- 
dington 

See also Reid, Helen. 

„ Alexander, brother-german to Robert A., of Sydserff 

„ Alexander, in the Canongate. See Sched, Christian. 

„ Sir Archibald, of Clancarny, knight-baronet, late secretary 
to our Sovereign Lord for Scotland 

,, Sir Archibald, of Glencairnie, knight 

„ Barbara, relict of Mr. Patrick Levingtoune, and brother's 
daughter to the deceased Gilbert A., merchant, 
burgess of Edinburgh 

,, David, baxter in Haddington 

„ Euphame, sometime spouse to James Rentoune, indweller 
in Edinburgh 

„ George, miller in Hirdmestoun-mill H. 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ George, miller, indweller in Niddrie 

„ George, in Pople-mylne 

„ Gilbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Dec. 1647 and 27 Sept 

See Massoun, Katherine. 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Henry Seytoun, merchant, 
burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Helen, relict of Mr. John Dauling, advocate 

„ Helen, relict of John Watson, late servitor to the deceased 
Lord Collingtoun 

„ Isobel. See Trotter, Robert, carrier in Edinburgh. 

„ James, indweller in Nungaitt 

„ Mr. James, of Nether-Howdoune. See Goldman, Sara. 

„ Janet, relict of Patrik Cathie, sklaitter, burgess of Hadding- 
ton 

„ Jean, relict of Mr. Cornelius Ainsley, advocate 

„ John, in New-Cauldstrame, par. of Lennell, sher. of Berwick 

„ Mr. John, advocate 

„ John, baxter in Canongate 

„ John, portioner of Inveresk. See Fawsyde, Alison. 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh. See Home, Helen. 

„ Katherine, spouse to James Jamesoune, in the Abbey H. 

„ Margaret, relict of James Begbie, in the Nungate of Had- 
dington 

„ Marion, relict of James Dickeson, in the Pirne, par. of Stow, 



H. 15 Dec. 

H. 2 July 

16 Sept. 

4 Dec. 

18 May 
30 June 
11 Nov. 

2 July 

17 Aug. 

19 Nov. 
23 Jan. 

29 Dec. 

21 Feb. 

2 Nov. 



1 Apr. 
19 Nov. 



4 Oct. 

15 Apr. 

16 Mar. 
. Jan. 
13 May 

22 Sept. 
16 Jan. 



14 July 
26 May 

9 June 

20 May 



16 Sept. 
25 Nov. 

4 July 
7 Aug. 
9 June 



28 Apr. 
24 Nov. 



sher. of Edinburgh 



Feb. 



Marion, spouse to George Monteith, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 31 Dec. 



656 
657 

653 
[601 

:626 
648 
638 

697 

[611 
[668 
[602 

[641 

[606 

1667 

'635 

[662 



[672 
[697 

[620 

[655 
[609 
[654 

[673 

[654 



626 
1646 

[697 

[663 



[686 
[689 
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[662 
[699 



[656 
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[681 



8 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Aitchesoun (Achesoun), Mark, portioner in Prestonpans, constab. 

of I [addington 15 Jan. 1634 

„ Robert, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Mr. 

John A., his son 19 Jan. 1650 

„ Robert, men hant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Flebairne, Margaret ; 

and Kettie, Anna. 
,, Thomas, master cunzeour to the king. .sVt- Abemethy, Isobel. 
,, Thomas, workman in Edinburgh, See Henderson, Agnes. 
,, William, in Nathertoun of Crawfurd-John, par. thereof, 

sher. of Lanark 15 Jan. 1603 

.. William, mason, indweller in Edinburgh 22 July 1614 

„ William, in Nungate at Haddington H. 24 June 1656 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Sept. 1694 

,, William, in Gymousmylne. See Charles, Margaret. 
Aldcorne, Mr. Henry, say-master to the mint 31 May 1700 and 29 Apr. 1 71 5 

Alderstoun, Margaret, sometime spouse to James Aitkin, elder, 

in Wester Culbowie, par. of Kilpatrick, sher. of 

Dumbarton 7 June 1609 

Aldinstoun, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Oct. 1622 

„ Richard, of that Ilk, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

17 June 1625 
,, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 June 1626 

Alenschaw, Ninian, in Bonkill-mains, sher. of Berwick 14 Feb. 1606 

Alexander, ... in Corstorphine. See Baillie, Jonet. 

„ Alexander, skinner, burgess of the Canongate 7 May 1606 

„ Alexander, macer before the Lords of Session 7 Apr. 1646 

„ Alexander, baxter, burgess of the Canongate 17 Nov. 1646 

„ Andro, wright, indweller in Leith 9 June 1646 

„ Archibald, bailie, burgess of Stirling 13 May 1608 

„ Barbara, dochter lawfull to umquhile David A., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 12 May 1629 

„ Bessie, spouse to Walter Veatch, baxter in Fisherraw 2 Dec. 168 1 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to James Cochrane, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 16 Oct. 1627 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Robert Malcome, burgess of the Canongate 

14 Mar. 1628 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to James Cokburn, sometime 

indweller in Litill-spot, now in Lawfield, par. of 

Dunglass, constab. of Haddington 16 July 161 1 

„ Catherine, relict of George Harlaw, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 Jan. 1662 
„ Cristian, sometime spouse to John Dick, in Cowquhaillie, 

par. of Auchtirdirrane in Fife 21 Jan. 1603 

„ Cristian, spouse to John Lekpreuik, in Littill-Dripps, par. 

of Cathcart, sher. of Renfrew 31 Aug. 1608 

„ Claud, smith in Hermestoun, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1636 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Jan. 1618 

See also Allan, Isobel. 
„ David, hookmaker in Fisherraw 2 Dec. 168 1 

„ l)a\ id, candle-maker, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Sept. 1687 

,, Donald, mariner, indweller in Leith. See Scott, Jonet. 
„ Elizabeth, relict of John Leischeman, merchant, burgess of Stirling 

7 May 1607 
„ Lady Elizabeth, daughter lawful to umquhile William, Earl of Stirling 

19 Dec. 1642 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to James Kynneir, W.S. 17 May 1644 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to George Forker, litster, indweller in Leith 3 Sept. 1645 
„ Florence, lawful daughter to umquhile William A., tailor 

in Linton, and spouse to Robert Govan, wright in 

Linlithgow 29 Aug. 1695 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 1610 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinbtirgh. 



Alexander, Isobel, relict of John Strachauchine, in Reidfurde, 

par. of St. Vigian, sher. of Angus 22 July 1603 

„ Isobel, spouse to James Park, indweller in Edinburgh 3 Apr. 1610 

„ James, in Garraltfute ; and Margaret Russell, his spouse, 

there, par. of Lyntoun, sher. of Peebles 12 July 1603 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Dundee 19 Feb. 1606 

„ James, in Fawsyde, par. of Tranent, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Aug. 1647 

„ James, son lawful to umquhile John A., merchant, burgess of Aberdeen 

12 Mar. 1663 
„ James, merchant in Edinburgh 16 July 1691 

„ John, wright, indweller in Wolmet 3 Aug. 1652 

„ John, maltman in Yeard-heads of Leith 13 Oct. 1690 

„ John, in Halkerstoun 1 Sept. 1693 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 18 June 1625 

See also Bruce, Margaret. 
,, Jonet, sometime spouse to Stevin Rannaldson, in Braid- 
wod-mains, par. of Clarkingtoun, sher. of Edin- 
burgh 24 Jan. 1 61 2 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Schairp, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 25 June and 21 Oct. 161 8 
„ Jonet, relict of William Wyllie, wiver, burgess of the Canongate 

30 Mar. 1649 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to David Andersoun, in 

Maikell-Dripis, par. of Cathcairt, sher. of Lanark 24 July 1606 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Smaill, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 29 Aug. 1626 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Robert Kinghorn, school- 
master, indweller in Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1619 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Alexander Reull, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 19 Jan. 1653 

„ Patrick, in Leith 1 July 1679 

„ Mr. Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Jan. 1622 

„ Robert, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh 8 July 1624 

„ Robert, Writer and Keeper of the Signet 28 May 1630 

„ Robert, of Carslays 1 May 1685 and 15 Feb. 1690 

See also Scrimgeour, Isobel. 
„ Robert, elder, of Crosclayes 3 June 1686 

„ Robert, in Burntisland. See Durie, Sara. 

„ Stephen, maltman, burgess of Paisley. See Robson, Katherine. 
„ Thomas, tailor in Corstorphine, sher. of Edinburgh 19 July 1643 

„ Mr. Thomas, writer in Edinburgh 23 Oct. 1691 

„ William, baxter, burgess of the Canongate 4 Oct. 1626 

„ Lord William, son lawful to umquhile William, Earl of Stirling 

29 Oct. 1641, 25 Dec. 1641, and 24 July 1656 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Smyth, Isobel. 
Algeo, Jonet, daughter lawful to the deceased Peter A., writer in Edinburgh 

31 Mar. 1 67 1 
„ Peter, portioner of Eister-Walkinschavv. See Mortoun, Marion. 

„ Peter, indweller in Bellitileall. See Thomson, Elizabeth. 
Alie, Agnes, sometime spouse to John Weymis, mariner, burgess of Dysart 

28 Jan. 1607 
Alison, Andro, in the'Ballgrein 25 Nov. 1684 

„ Christian, sometime spouse to Hendrie Kynnaird, wobster 

in the Newtown of Falkland, par. of Gilgour in Fife 26 Jan. 1603 
„ James, tailor, servitor to my Lord of Arrane, indweller in Edinburgh 

25 Feb. 1626 and 29 July 1629 
„ James, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh 26 Apr. 1631 

„ James, metster in Leith 9 June 1646 

See also Currie, Jonet. 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 July 1662 

„ James, pursuivant 26 Dec. 1676 



io Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Alison, James, merchant-traveller betwixt Scotland and England 10 Aug. 1692 
., James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Langlands, 

Jonel ; and Ranken, Jonet 
„ John, burgess of Musselburgh 13 Mar. 1613 

Margrat See Sheyne, Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
.. Mathew, tailor in Linton, par. of ITestounkirk, constab. of Haddington 

14 Dec. 1615 
„ Robert, in Kirk, par. of Mearns, sher. of Renfrew (vol. 45) 20 July 1609 
Robert, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 17 June 1671 

„ Mr. Robert, minister at Glencorse (Woodhouslie) 

23 July 1674, 3 July 1675, J 8 Aug. 1676, and 19 June 1697 
„ Thomas, bur-ess of Dunfermline nJunei6oi 

„ Thomas, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh 28 Mar. 1622 

„ William, burgess of Abernethy 26 Feb. 1608 

,, William, servitor of Patrik Hepburne of Kirklandhill, par. 

of Prestoun-kirk, constab. of Haddington 15 Nov. 1608 

„ William, alias Wat, in Balbrogo. See Garvie, Janet. 
Allan, Abraham, burgess of Linlithgow 18 May 1626 

„ Adam, in Wintoun, constab. of Haddington 24 July 1637 

See also Cathrae, Helen. 
„ Agnes, relict of David Schanks, fresher in Langnudrie, 

par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 25 Feb. 1605 

„ Agnes. See Gray, John, in Longnidry. 

„ Alexander, sailor in Borrowstones 9 July 1696 

Alliesone ; and William Cleghorne, merchant in Dalkeith, 

her husband 8 May 1688 

„ Andro, writer in Grange-pannes; and Agnes Burnsyd, his spouse 

29 Nov. 1686 
,, Archibald, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1603 

„ Archibald, fisher in Kinghorn. See Skinner, Bessie. 

„ Arthur, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 25 Nov. 1602 

„ Christian, sometime spouse to John Greir, in Craighous, 

par. of Curnnok, sher. of Ayr 25 Mar. 1607 

„ Christian. See Newlands, Robert, glover, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Cristopher, baxter, burgess of Linlithgow 25 June 1650 

„ David, indweller in Bangroge 24 Nov. 1646 

„ David, younger, in Wintoun H. 13 Nov. 1657 

„ David, in Ballangrug. See Corser, Helen. 
„ David, burgess of Perth. See Dick, Jonet. 
„ David, in Wintoun. See Galloway, Margaret. 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to James Speir, sklaittcr, in- 
dweller in Leith 
Euphame, spouse to Jame Duncan, in Borrowstones 
George, skipper in Leith 
George, in Borrowstones 
George, in Wintoune 
George, skipper in Queensferry 
George, skipper in Graynge 

irge, ^kipper in Borrowstanes. See Dawling, Euphame. 
( ieorge, indweller in the Seamilne of Seatoun. See Somervell, Jonet. 
George, in Auchenheid. See M'Kie, Jonet. 

Hector, skipper in Leith 14 Dec. 1687 

1 [elen ; and William Hislope, in Smeetone, her spouse 7 Apr. 1658 

Hew, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh. See Russell, Margaret. 
Isobcl, relict of Isobel Sandersone, of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 

9 July 1605 
Isobel, relict of David Alschainder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 July 1642 
Isobel, relict of Archibald Eliot, cooper, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Dec. 1664 
J.unes, in Wyntoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 25 July 1622 

See also Pringle, Agnes. 









7 Jan. 


1604 


7 Aug. 


1669 


24 May 


1619 


6 Feb. 


1668 


20 May 


1668 


26 Mar. 


167s 


2 Dec. 


1689 



1 601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. t i 

Allan, James, in Salton, constab. of Haddington 23 June 1641 

„ James, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 1 June 1650 

„ James, elder, baxter in Preston-pans 23 Oct. 1667 

„ James, elder, in Wintoun 15 Jan. 1677 

„ James, skipper in Brigneise 29 Dec. 1697 

„ James, of Stakis. See Henderson, Jean. 
„ James, in Borroustonnes. See Ninian, Isobel. 
„ James, W.S. See Heriot, Isobel. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Kadie, in Tyrie, par. of 

Kingorne in Fife 18 May 1602 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Jonkene, burgess of Hamilton 

21 Feb. 1605 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to umquhile Thomas Lyning, in 

Baluthine, par. of Monkland, sher. of Lanark 9 July 1605 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Robeson, in Tempilhall, 

par. of Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 30 Mar. 1616 

„ Jonet, relict of Robert Rid, in Eister-Saltoun, par. of 

Saltoun, constab. of Haddington 27 June 1622 

„ Jonet, spouse to William M'Knab, in Samelstoun H. 24 Oct. 1656 

„ Jonet, spouse to Patrick Syme, merchant in Queensferry 16 Nov. 1686 

„ John, in Schettlestone, par. of Glasgow 5 Aug. 1607 

„ John, in Dunfermline in Fife 3 Feb. 1609 

„ John, in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 2 Jan. 1646 

„ John, indweller in Calderhall 10 Dec. 1658 

„ John, in Hoprigmains 24 Jan. 1666 

„ John, Esquire, and tailor at London 17 Dec. 1687 

„ John, in North-Berwick. See Lauder, Agnes. 

„ Katherine, spouse to James Hog, portioner in Dalkeith 9 June 1664 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Archibald Sanderson, 

burgess of Musselburgh 17 Dec. 1625 and 31 Mar. 1626 

„ Margaret, spouse to James Haliburtoun, cordiner, burgess 

of Edinburgh 19 Sept. 1651 

„ Margaret, spouse to Patrick Baigbie, in Samuelston H. 5 Mar. 1655 

„ Margaret, spouse to John Smart, baillie of Musselburgh 24 Nov. 1665 

„ Marion, spouse to William Tailfeir, nolt-driver, indweller 

in Edinburgh I Mar. 1605 

„ Marion, spouse to John Henderson, in Brignes 9 June 1670 

„ Mark, in Lugton. See M'Gill, Jonet. 
„ Patrik, in Kirkland of Eglismauchane, sher. of Linlithgow 11 July 1620 

See also Marshall, Helen. 
„ Patrick, drumer, indweller in Edinburgh 1 Sept. 1631 

„ Patrick, baxter in Lithgow 4 Nov. 1680 

„ Richard, in Balnelie, par. of Dun, in Angus 1 Feb. 1606 

„ Richard, writer in Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1647 and 2 June 1648 

„ Richard, in Borrowstounes ; and Euphame Glen, his spouse 18 Sept. 1661 
„ Robert, smith in Arneill, par. of Kilbryd in Cuningham, sher. of Ayr 

8 Feb. 1605 
„ Robert, in Forrost-bume, par. of Schotts, sher. of Lanark 5 Aug. 1607 

„ Robert, burgess of the South Queensferry, par. of Dum- 

many, sher. of Linlithgow 23 June 1612 

„ Robert, sometime servitor to John Ure, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 17 June 161 5 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Sept. 1652 

„ Robert, in Wester- Admistoun H. 31 Jan. 1656 

„ Robert, in Brotherstaines 5 Mav l6 5 8 

„ Thomas, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1626 

„ Thomas, in Eister-Salton, constab. of Haddington 14 July 1631 

„ Thomas, in Murrayes, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 14 Aug. 1644 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Stirling 10 June 1646 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 July 1686 

„ Thomas, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Somervell, Margaret. 



12 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Allan, Thomas, in Catpaire. .sv Turnbull, Isobel. 

William, skipper, burgess of South Queensferry 3 1 Dec - l6 35 

William, in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 28 Dec. 1639 

" William, burgess of Musselburgh 27 Oct. 1647 and 13 Oct. 1649 

William, fermourer in Longniddrie 2 4 July 1667 

William, late baillie of Haddington 7 Feb. 1667 

., William, in Winton . 7 July 1670 

William, in l'encaitland. See Henderson, Marion. 

Allansoun, Agnes, sometime spouse to William Steill, in New- 

toun, par. of Evingdail, shcr. of Lanark 3 June 1606 

Thomas, mealman, indweller in Leith, See Mure, Christian. 
Allardes, [sobel, sometime spouse to Richard Maxwell of Kin- 

craigy, par. of Strameglo, Fife 4 Feb. 1601 

., Robert, skipper, burgess of Dysart 19 AV/V. 1607 

Allington, William ; and Jacob Prestoun, merchant in London 5 Aug. 1681 

Almos, George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Oct. 1666 

Ambrose, Mr. Alexander, sometime minister at Newbottill, sher. 

of Edinburgh _ 12 July 1625 

„ George, and Margaret Bellerman, his spouse, indwellers in 

the Castle of Edinburgh 2 Apr. 1646 

., fohn, writer in Edinburgh 18 Apr. 1643 

., William, burgess of Stirling. See Anderson, Christian. 
Amer, Patrik, par. of Eist-Gordoun. See Moncur, Maillie. 

Amersone, William, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Apr. 1659 

Amuligane, Abraham, merchant, in the Holme of Dalquharne, 

par. of St. John in Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 2 Apr. 1603 

„ Cuthbert, in Benene, par. of Tynrenc, sher. of Dumfries 18 July 1607 

„ fohn, merchant, burgess of Dumfries 21 Apr. 1609 

., Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Broun, Helen. 
Anderson, Adam, in Peth-heid, par. of Spot, constab. of Haddington 15 Jan. 1614 
„ Adam, fermourer in West-Pethheid. See Taylor, Helen. 
., Agnes, sometime spouse to John Mathesoun, portioner of 

l'.rochtoun, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1605 
„ Agnes. See Cockburne, Andro, in Saltoun-mylne. 

., Alexander, in Bathgate 19 Feb. 1675 

.. Alexander, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1679 

., Mr. Alexander, of Meldrum, advocate 3 Aug. 1680 

., Alexander, coppersmith, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1686 

See also Dyat, Beatrix. 
„ Alexander, merchant, burgess and baillie of Edinburgh 13 July 1688 

„ Alexander, in Haddington 13 Dec. 1692 

„ Alexander, cook, burgess of Edinburgh. See Donaldson, Christian. 
„ Alexander, in the Crocewodeburn. See Mure, Marion. 
„ Alexander, candlemaker, burgess of Linlithgow. See Storie, Margaret. 
„ Alexander, burgess of Musselburgh. See Veitch, Jonet. 
.. Mr. Andro, burgess of Aberdeen 30 Nov. 1603 

„ Andro, baxter, burgess of Stirling 25 Nov. 1608 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1625 

„ Andrew 20 Mar. 1674 

„ Andrew, his Majesty's printer 18 Aug. 1676 

„ Andro, writer in Edinburgh. See Tweedie, Bessie. 
„ Archibald and Alexander, sons to the deceased Alexander 

A., merchant in Ayr 12 Aug. 1681 

„ Ar< hibald, beltmaker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Phissie, Isobel. 
„ Beatrix, and Hew Winter, indweller in Garvald, her 

spouse H. 16 June 1656 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to John Hendersoun, plough- 
man, in Leuchat, par. of Dagatie, in Fife 17 Jan. 1607 
„ Cristian, relict of William Ambrose, burgess of Stirling 3 Dec. 1606 
„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Robert Robertsoune, in 

Littill-Esioun, par. of Urwell, sher. of Kinross ^o Nov. 1608 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 13 

Anderson, Cristian, sometime spouse to David Maxtoun, burgess 

of Perth (vol.45) 2 Sept. 161 1 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to John Hay, servitor to Sir 

John Ker, of Jedburgh, indweller in Edinburgh 10 Feb. 1616 

Cristopher, in Auldhamstocks, portioner of Cockburnspeth 6 Aug. 1662 
David, servitor to the Laird of Banff 9 June 1601 

David, Writer to the Signet 16 Apr. 1636 

David, of Hill 3 Sept. 1656 

David, sklaiter, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1672 

David, in Meikell-Dripis. See Alexander, Katherine. 
David, in Prymrois. See Mudie, Margaret. 
Donald, in Eist-houses, sher. of Edinburgh 29 Mar. 1637 

See also Gray, Jonet. 
Edward, in Sillerburn, par. of Pennycuik, sher. of Edinburgh 21 Nov. 1626 
Edward, cutler, indweller in the Canongate. See Anderson, Katherine. 
Elspeth, sometime spouse to David yEzat, indweller in Edinburgh 

24 Feb. 161 5 
Elspeth, relict of Edmond Sinclair, in Canonmills 19 Jan. 1667 

Elspeth, relict of Robert Dick, indweller in Edinburgh 7 Oct. 1676 

Elizabeth, relict of Mr. John Scott, minister at Hawick n June 1698 

Euphame, spouse to James Browne, maltman at the West-Port 

11 May 1664 
Gavine, in the Mains of Calder 27 Sept. 1652 

Geillis, relict of William Merstoun, burgess of Musselburgh 24 Jan. 1633 
George, in Musselburgh 5 June 1607 

George, younger, portioner of Monktounhall, par. of In- 

veresk, sher. of Edinburgh 10 Nov. 1623 

George, elder, burgess of Musselburgh 28 June 1634 

George, son to umquhile George A., burgess of Musselburgh 24 Dec. 1634 
George, in Eist-barnes H. 11 May 1657 

George, tanner at the West-port of Edinburgh 16 July 1661 

George, smith at Hatton-burn-wynd 17 May 1664 

George, merchant in Haddington 31 Jan. 1682 

George, cordiner in the Canongate 22 Mar. 1692 

George, tanner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Clerk, Magdalen. 
George, corn-maker in Haddington. See Dyat, Isobel. 
George, portioner of Monktonhall. See Nisbet, Jeane. 
George, burgess of Musselburgh. See Wright, Jonet. 
Grissell, relict of Adam Huntar, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

29 Aug. 161 5 
Helen, sometime spouse to Thomas Lowrie, in Polketsleiff, 

outwith the West-port of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1606 

Helen, sometime spouse to John Cunynghame, in New- 
haven, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1612 
Helen. See Thomson, William, in Brochtoun. 

Henry, in Auchtertyre, par. of Newtyle, sher. of Forfar 3 Dec. 1608 

Hew, in Preistland, par. of Galstoun in Kyle, sher. of Ayr. 18 Nov. 1606 
Isobel, spouse to Robert Mathew, merchant, burgess of Perth 10 Mar. 1608 
Isobel, sometime spouse to David Graham, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 12 Apr. 1636 

Isobel, relict of William Blak, baxter, burgess of Haddington 

22 Jan. 1650 
Janet, sometime spouse to James Duncan, burgess of Musselburgh 

14 Oct. 1644 
Janet, indweller in the Grass-Marcat of Edinburgh 17 June 1646 

Mr. James, minister at the Kirk of Kethynns, par. of 

Kethynns, sher. of Perth 21 June 1606 

James, servitor to William Reddie, in Kowcairney, par. of 

Dalgattie, in Fife 2 July 1607 

James, in Eist-Duddingston _ 3/"fy 1629 

See also Schank, Marion. 



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[1601-1700. 



3 Sept. 1642 

2 Nov. 1648 

10 July 1657 

20 May 1663 

16 Feb. 1672 

1 July 1679 

31 Jan. 1696 

29 Aug. 1699 

1695 



11 

1 1 

27 



9 Jan. 
Feb. 



Anderson, James, Wright in Clarkington, par. of Tempill, sher. of Edinburgh 

2 Aug. 1632 

„ James, in Gogar-stane, par. of Rathoe, sher. of Edinburgh 

„ James, merchant burgess of Edinburgh 
lames, son to William A., in Ormiston 

„ James, son to Nicoll A., in Esperstoune 

„ James, in Kirknewtoune 

„ James, stationer in Edinburgh 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Haddington 

„ James, apothecary in Deudon 

„ James, cotter in Saughtoun-hall, and Helen Bryce, his spouse 20 Nov 

., James, burgess of Haddington. See Hamilton, (Catherine. 

„ James, in Wester-Wemyss. See Hillok, Grissell. 

„ James, in Clarkington. See Penny, Agnes. 

„ Jeane, indweller in Kincavill 

„ Jean, relict of Alexander Guthrie, merchant, burgess of 
Edinburgh 

„ Jeane ; and James Lillie, gardener in Wintoun, her spouse 

H 

„ John, in Inveresk, par. thereof, sher. of Edinburgh 
See also Merchingstoun, Margaret. 

„ John, servant to James Ker, in YVester-Duddingston, par. 
thereof, sher. of Edinburgh 

„ John, younger, merchant, burgess of Perth 

„ John, mariner, in Lymekillis, par. of Dunfermline, Fife 

„ John, burgess of Musselburgh 

See Vernour, Bessie. 

„ John, in Eist-Fortoun, par. of Preston-kirk, constab. of 
Haddington 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ John, skinner in Leith-Wynd, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ John, messenger in Edinburgh 

„ John, in Newbigging, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 

„ John, mealmaker in Elphingstoun, par. of Tranent, con- 
stab, of Haddington 



May 
Nov. 



3 Dec. 

4 June 
11 Jan. 
24 July 



7 June 
11 June 

11 Jan. 
31 July 

18 Mar. 



4 Feb. 
J Apr. 



John, younger, burgess of Haddington 3 Apr. 

John, younger, in Skevo, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 22 July 
John, sometime servitor to Thomas, Earl of Haddington 15 Feb. 

John, younger, sailor in Leith 10 Apr. 

John, in Riccarton, par. of Linlithgow 10 June 

John, burgess of Musselburgh 16 July 

See also Duncan, Christian. 
John, in Morhame 4 Sept. 

John, in Stenepeth H. 19 Sept. 

John, son to umquhile Thomas A., in Blackmyre 14 Dec. 

John, in Skevo 22 July 

John, writer in Edinburgh 24 June 1663 and 12 July 

John, in the Nungait of Haddington 26 Nov. 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 May 

John, ship-carpenter (skipper), in North Leith 

17 Feb. 1 68 1 and 8 Apr. 



Mr. John, advocate ; and David A., his son 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

John, son to the deceased Alexander A., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 
John, cooper in Leith 

John, alias Bowman. See Bennet, Christian. 
John, in Lekprevik. See Davidson, Helen. 
John, in Xether-Urde. See Ferguson, Marion. 
John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hunter, Abigail. 
John, indweller in Edinburgh. See Kirkwood, Jonet. 



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11 



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May 



12 Apr. 
9 Feb. 



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678 

657 
602 



602 
603 
604 
605 



608 
611 
613 
629 
624 



631 
633 
635 
634 
637 
644 
647 

649 
656 
658 
661 
664 
669 
676 

686 
682 
682 

695 
698 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of E din fair gk. 15 

Anderson, John, baxter, burgess of Haddington. See Lauder, Elizabeth. 
„ John, indweller in Langnuddrie. See Liddell, Margaret. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Stirling. See Norie, Agnes. 
„ John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Scott, Agnes. 
„ John, indweller in Peebles. See Watson, Isobel. 
„ Jonet, spouse to William Wimpillis, in Rylands, par. of 

Culros, sher. of Perth 24 Dec. 1602 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Alexander Oystiane, tailor, 

burgess of Edinburgh 8 July 1603 

„ Jonet, relict of David Duff, indweller in Leith 26 Oct. 1603 

Jonet, sometime spouse to Mr. William Anderson, indweller 

in Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1605 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Orrok, in Kinghorn, in Fife 18 Feb. 1606 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Allan Broun, in Cairney, par. of 

St. Madois, sher. of Perth 12 June 1606 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Andro Low, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 20 July 1627 

„ Katherine, spouse to Robert Halyburtoun, younger, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 July 1634 
„ Katherine, spouse to Edward Anderson, cutler, indweller 

in the Canongate 20 Apr. 1646 

„ Katherine, spouse to Alexander Kirkwood, in Meikle- 

Pinkerton, par. of Dunbar, sher. of Haddington 1 Feb. 1667 

„ Katherine, relict of Captain Robert Crawfoord, indweller 

in Edinburgh 8 Apr. 1687 and 21 Feb. 1688 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Henry Halkerstoun, in 

Over-Grange of Burntisland, par. of Wester-King- 
horn, in Fife 16 Mar. 1609 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Finlason, baxter, 

burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1634 and 29 May 1635 

„ Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile John A., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 6 Mar. 1646 

„ Margaret, spouse to Thomas Lithgow, mealmaker at the 

West-port of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1646 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Henry Low, in Anstruther 23 Sept. 1602 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Dikson, bookmaker, on 

the North side of the Bridge of Leith 13 Oct. 1637 

„ Marjory, sometime spouse to William Blair, merchant, 

burgess of Perth 16 July 1606 

„ Mungo, merchant, indweller in the Water of Leith 2 Aug. 1632 

„ Ninian, in Wodsyde, par. of Glasgow, sher. of Lanark (vol. 45) 9 July 1614 
„ Patrik, burgess of Elgin in Moray 29 Oct. 1601 

„ Patrik, in Bandene, par. of Rossie, sher. of Perth 1 Mar. 1604 

„ Patrik, portioner of Ardgilzeane, par. of Scone, sher. of Perth 16 July 1606 
„ Patrik, in Wrass, par. of Dunnotter, in the Mearns (vol. 45) 18 July 1609 
„ Patrik, skipper, indweller in Leith 18 June 1622 

„ Patrik, in Newhaven. See Ker, Isobel. 

., Richard, in Mylnburne-heid, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Jan. 1616 
„ Robert, in Kella, par. of Edrem, sher. of Berwick 6 Aug. 1603 

„ Robert, in Grene of Tullibodie, par. of Alloway, sher. of 

Clackmannan 3 1 J an - l6o 4 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Perth 19 July 1608 

„ Robert, elder, burgess of Haddington 13 Feb. 1613 

„ Robert, dagmaker, at the West-Port of Edinburgh 11 Nov. 1614 

„ Robert, at the Eist-mylne of Calder-Cleir, sher. of Edinburgh 1 1 May 1624 
„ Robert, in Newbigging ; and Katherine Murray, his spouse, 

par. of Eglishmauchane, sher. of Linlithgow 15 Mar. 1636 

„ Robert, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Aug. 1645 

„ Robert, at Garvit-kirk 6 Feb. 1668 

„ Robert, factor in Campheir ; and William A., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh, his brother-german 

20 May 1674, 26 May 1699, and 2 July 1705 



1 6 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Anderson, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1681 and 1 Jan. 1684 
„ Sara, relict of Robert Herbertsoun, burgess of Glasgow, 
and sometime spouse to Robert Campbell, burgess 
of the said burgh 11 Sept. 1605 

„ Sara, spouse to David Swintoune, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 Nov. 1 67 1 
„ Simeon, indweller in Portsburgh 22 July 1656 
,, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Dundee 10 June 1607 
„ Thomas, in Quhyt-hous in West-mure of Edinburgh 10 Oct. 161 1 
„ Thomas, in Falahall, par. of Keith-Merchell, sher. of Edinburgh 

8 Dec. 1620 
,, Thomas, servitor to James Winrahame, writer 8 Feb. 1622 

„ Thomas, burgess of Musselburgh 12 Dec. 1629 

„ Thomas, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Apr. 1646 

„ Thomas, in Blackmyre 12 Apr. 1649 

„ Thomas, fermourer in Eister-Duddingston 27 Nov. 1653 and 25 Nov. 1657 
„ Thomas, indweller in Restalrig 21 Oct. 1657 

„ Thomas, son lawful to umquhile Walter A., in Ormistone 18 Dec. 1676 
„ Thomas, baxter in Kirkcaldy. See Basillie, Margaret. 
„ Thomas, in Tullylum. See Ruthven, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, writer in Edinburgh. See Young, Marion. 
„ Violet, sometime spouse to John Heislope, in Monton-hall, 

par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1632 

„ Walter, indweller in Ormestoun 5 Nov. 1649 

„ Walter, son to the deceased Walter Anderson, glover in Perth 

16 Aug. 1682 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Aug. 1605 

See also Broun, Rachel. 

„ William, servant to John Burne, elder, in Easter Gellet 

„ William, elder, in Riccarton, par. of Linlithgow 

„ William, in Mylneburneheid 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ William, sometime servitor to umquhile Alexander Cock- 
burn of Lethem 

„ William, maltman in Leith 

„ William, coppersmith, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ William, in Kello. See Blackadder, Katherine. 

„ William, tailor, burgess of Dunfermline. See Mylne, Bessie. 

„ William, in Morhame. See Randie, Elspeth. 
Andison, Alexander, in Dubend. See Thomson, Jonet. 

„ Elizabeth, relict of James Mure, in Lang-hauche-mylne, 

par. of Calder-Cleir, sher. of Edinburgh 31 July 1617 

„ John in Blackmyre. See Cheislie, Marion; and Inglis, Isobel. 

„ William, in Rickartoun. See Symson, Margaret. 
Andrew (Andro), Adam, weaver in Clerkington 7 May 1663 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to Archibald Ramsay, in Cauldhall, 

par. of Carington, sher. of Edinburgh n Oct. 1616 

„ Mr. Alexander, of Barborss-lands, indweller in Edinburgh 15 July 1618 

„ Alexander, of Clokmylne, writer in Edinburgh 13 Aug. 1700 

„ Catherine, relict of Archibald Primrois, sometime clerk to 

his Majesty's Taxatiounes 25 Oct. 1649 

„ John, merchant in Edinburgh 10 Mar. 1645 and 18 June 1657 

„ John, of Barbourlands ; and Marion Livingstone, his spouse 

16 Dec. 1654 and 17 Nov. 1657 

„ John, merchant in Peebles 12 Feb. 1675 

„ John, cutler, burgess of Edinburgh ; and John A., his son 14 July 1694 

„ Margaret. See Souter, Archibald, in Mekill-Kethik. 

„ Patrik, common-cook, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Feb. 161 1 

„ Patrick, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Nov. 1642 

„ Patrik, wobster, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Helen Meid, his spouse 

16 Aug. 1613 



20 Feb. 

2 Feb. 

2 Feb. 

19 Mar. 


1608 
1637 
1662 
1670 


16 Nov. 
22 June 
30 Apr. 


1678 
1680 
1697 



1601-1700.] 



Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



/ 



Andrew (Andro), Robert, merchant in Linlithgow 29 Feb. 

„ Robert, merchant in Edinburgh 27 Mar. 

Angus, Alexander, sometime in Ballingall. See Currour, Jonet. 

„ Alexander, cooper in Dirlton. See Key, Helen. 

„ Andrew, burgess of Burntisland in Fife 14 Jan. 

„ Archbald, Earl of 20 June 1655, 28 May 1659, and 15 Apr. 

„ Archibald, mason, burgess of Burntisland 17 Jan. 

„ George, Scotsman, merchant in Danzick 23 Jan. 

„ John, flesher in Canongate 25 July 

„ John, in Ballingall. See Blackwood, Margaret. 

„ Robert, in East syde of Craubo. See Dempstartoun, Elizabeth. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 July 

Mr. William, elimozinar of St. Leonard's Hospital in Dunfermline, 

1 July 



[676 
[694 



1603 
[662 
[603 
[675 
1683 



[601 
limozinar of St. Leonard's Hospital in Dunfermline, 
in Fife 1 July 1609 

Annand, Bessie ; and David Ramsay, minister at Aleyth and 

Glen-Ilay, her spouse, slier, of Perth 18 May 1603 

„ Mr. James, advocate 6 Mar. 1618 

„ Thomas, of Persie, par. of Kingoldrum in Angus 26 June 1602 

„ Mr. Thomas, indweller in Edinburgh, sometime one of the 

King's Guardsmen in France 28 June 1664 

„ Mr. William, Dean of Edinburgh 6 Mar. 1690 

Annandale, James, Earl of 9 Apr. 1662 and 15 Apr. 1668 

„ Sophia, Marchioness of. See Fairholme, Mr. John, of Craigiehall. 
Annerdaill, John, in Bogischallow, par. of Navie, in Angus 29 July 1602 

Anstruder, William, mariner, burgess of Anstruther east of the 

Burn, par. of Kilrynnie, in Fife 1 Apr. 1609 

Appley, Edmond, watchmaker at Charing Cross, London ; and 
Humphrey Applay, weaver in the Co. of Westmore- 
land in England 8 Sept. 1688 and 12 Mar. 1706 
Arbuckles (Arbuckells), James, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Aug. 1682 
„ Robert, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Jan. 1646 

See also Brown, Bessie. 
Arbuthnot, Alexander, of Pitcairlis. See Middletoun, Margaret. 

„ Andro, of that Ilk, in the Mearns 19 Nov. 1606 

„ David, of Findowrie, par. of Arbuthnet, in the Mernes 14 Dec. 1602 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to James Braidfute, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 1627 

„ William, in Newmanswalls, brother-german to John A., of 

Carnegaff, par. of Montrose, in Angus 10 Mar. 1607 

Archer, Finlay, flesher in North- Ferrie ; and Elspeth Roger, his 

relict, par. of Dundee, in Angus 18 June 1607 

„ Grissell, spouse to John Creychtoun, in the Hoill of 

Strathurde, par. of Monydie, sher. of Perth 9 July 1601 

Archibald, Agnes, spouse to John Sco'tt, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

9 Aug. 1655 
„ Andro, baxter in Leith 29 Apr. 1656 

„ Andro, in Ardynie. See Hay, Isobel. 
„ Elizabeth, relict of Peter Hendersoun, and last spouse to 

Andro Mitchell, in Kynnynmonth 7 Dec. 1602 

„ Elizabeth, lawful daughter to the deceased Mr. Robert A., 
minister at Dunscore, and spouse to John Archbald, 
servitor to . . . Hamilton of Halcraig, senator of 
the College of Justice 14 Feb. 1699 

„ Geillis, spouse to Henry Waitche, writer to the Signet 8 Apr. 1631 

„ George, merchant, indweller in Leith 9 Mar. 1643 

„ Grissell, sometime spouse to Charles Smyth, in Dunloppie, 

in Angus 29 July 1607 

Helen, spouse to Alexander Hardie, cobler in Edinburgh 23 Oct. 1646 
Helen, sometime spouse to John Thomson, in Newbig- 

ging, par. of Musselburgh 6 Jan. 1601 

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1 8 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Archibald, Isobcl, sometime spouse to William Sinclaire, miller in the 

Canonmills, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 21 July 1625 
„ fames, baxter, burgess of Stirling n June 1605 

., James, indweller in Leith 29 Mar. 1621 

.. James, son lawful to umquhile John A., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 22 June 1639 

.. fames, maltman in Leith 7 Mar. 1646 

„ James, indweller in the Potterraw, tailor. See Walker, Margaret. 
., Jane, sometime spouse to James Mathesoun, skipper in Leith 

13 June 1604 
.. fohn, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Nov. 1622 and 9 Nov. 1627 

.. Mr. John, indweller in Edinburgh 24 Mar. 1627 and 3 Apr. 1632 

.. fohn, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Mar. and 11 June 1646 

„ John, writer in Leith 9 Au £- l66 7 

„ John, merchant in Edinburgh 6 Dec. 1693 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Fleming, Agnes ; 

Graham, Jonet ; Halliburtoun, Geillis. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Nevene, in Fisherrow, 

par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Jan. 1606 

„ Jonet, widow, indweller in Edinburgh 21 Nov. 1645 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Hunter, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1640 

„ Margaret, indweller in Edinburgh 16 Feb. 1672 

„ Margaret, lawful daughter to the deceased Mr. Robert A., 

minister at Dunscore 19 Dec. 1699 

„ Mathew, burgess of Musselburgh. See Broune, Isobel ; and 

Veitch, Christian. 
„ Mr. Robert, minister at Dunscore 15 Aug. 1692 

„ Robert, burgess of Dysart. See Lumsden, Jonet. 
„ Sibilla, sometime spouse to William Rysyde, in Herleyis, 

par. of Dairy in Cuningham, sher. of Ayr 3 Aug. 1603 

„ Sibilla, relict of Mr. Robert Mastertoun, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1677 

„ Thomas, indweller in Leith. Sec Mathie, Isobel. 
„ William, indweller in the Dean, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of 

Edinburgh 24 Oct. 1633 

„ William, servitor to his Majesty. See Crawfurd, Marion. 
Ardonochie, William, of that Ilk. See Pitcairne, Eufame. 
Areis, Mark, indweller in the Fisherraw, burgess of Musselburgh. 

See Blake, Marjory. 
Arkell, William, in Kincardine, par. of Fettercairn in the Mearns 

(vol. 45) 19 July 1609 
Armitt, Margret, relict of Mr. Alexander Maloch, of Cairnes 20 Jan. 1677 

Armour, Archibald, burgess of Glasgow. See Govan, Agnes. 

„ George, in Leith 29 Nov. 1671 

„ Hew, stabler, indweller in Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1647 

„ James, workman in Leith 8 Nov. 1 671 

„ James, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Apr. 1697 

.. John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Nov. 1632 

„ John, in Seytoun. See Vallance, Margaret. 

„ Mathew, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Aug. 1666 

Armourer, John, workman in Leith 21 July 1670 

„ Patrick, burgess of the Cannongate 26 Feb. 1602 

Armstrang, Adam, of Deid water 9 Dec. 1700 

Arnot, Agnes, sometime spouse to John Robertsoun, younger, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 June 1608 

„ Andro, in Kippildra, par. of Auchtirdirrane in Fife 5 Jan. 1604 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Perth (vol. 45) 22 Aug. 1609 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Robert Jolie, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 6 Nov. 161 1 

„ Charles, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Rannald, Isobel. 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 19 

Arnot, David, of Barcapill, par. of Toungland, stew, of Kirkcudbright 3 Aug. 1601 
„ Dr. David, M.D., indweller in Edinburgh 21 Apr. 1646 

„ Eufame, relict of Alexander Orrok, portioner of Grange, 

par. of Kinghorn in Fife 5 Jan. 1604 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 May 1646 

See also Wilson, Elizabeth. 
„ Jean, sometime spouse to David Hodge, in Strathore, 

par. of Dysart 15 Feb. 1603 

„ Jean, relict of Alexander Gordon of Knokbex 21 Apr. 1691 

„ John, in Chapell, par. of Tungland, stew, of Kirkcudbright 7 Dec. 1601 
„ John, in Dalqueiche, par. of Unveil, sher. of Kinross 24 Jan. 1604 

„ Sir John, of Birswik, knight, provost of Edinburgh 24 May 1616 

„ Margaret, relict of Alexander Young, of Eistfeild, Ischear 

to his Majesty's Chalmer 15 Feb. 1605 

„ Margaret, relict of Patrick Hill, in Lintoun-brigend 6 Jan. 1608 

,, Dame Marion, relict of Sir Lues Stewart, of Kirkhill, knight 12 Jan. 1659 
„ Rachael, relict of Archibald Johnestoun, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 23 Aug. 1626 

„ Sir Robert, of Fairne 21 Feb. 1682 

„ Thomas, in Balrowney. See Dempster, Christian. 
„ William, in Nungait of Haddington. See Thomson, Agnes. 
Arroll, Duncan, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Sept. 1653 

See also Hardie, Jonet. 
Arthour, Elizabeth, relict of John Boike, merchant, burgess of 
Edinburgh, and spouse to Henry Loche, merchant, 
burgess of the said burgh 27 Apr. 1650 

„ Henry, of Newtounarthor. See Burrell, Agnes. 
„ Jeane, sometime spouse to Mr. Patrik Nisbet, of Drydane, advocate 

19 July 1627 
„ John, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Aug. 1635 

„ John, schoolmaster in Edinburgh 8 Oct. 1640 

„ John, of Newtoun-Arthour 28 May 1647 and 4 Dec. 1667 

See also Home, Helen. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 July 1665 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 June 1681 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to James Weddell, in Leamefuird- 

rig, par. of Slomanno, sher. of Stirling 24 May 1605 

„ Thomas, in Balcastell, par. of Slommannane, sher. of Stirling 18 Nov. 1601 

See also Marshall, Jonet. 
„ William, burgess of Craill in Fife 3 Apr. 1606 

Ascheland, Marion, sometime spouse to John Blane, in Arrow, 

par. of Glastoun, sher. of Wigtown 16 July 1605 

Ashurst, Henry, alderman of London 13 July 168 1 

„ Joseph, merchant in London 20 Dec. 1687 

Asking, Mungo, indweller in Philpstoun, par. of Abercorn 1 Mar. 1653 

Asloss, William, skinner in Kilmarnock 10 Feb. 1608 

Aslowane, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Nov. 1616 

See also Nicolson, Elizabeth. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Boyis, in Spothe, par. of 

Kirkconnell, sher. of Dumfries 1 Aug. 1607 

Auchinleck, Agnes. See Cairnes, William, merchant in Tranent. 

„ Alexander, portioner in Prestonpans 17 Aug. 1665 

„ Aleson. See Broune, Edward, in Prestonpans 

„ Mr. Andro, late minister at Newbottle 12 Oct. 1696 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to George Steill, baxter, 

burgess of Edinburgh 12 Oct. 1652 

„ George, in Tranent 20 Nov. 1690 

„ Grissell, sometime spouse to George Mitchell, maltman, 

burgess of Dundee 6 June 1609 

„ Harry, sailor in Leith. See Smyth, Isobel. 
„ James, cornet to Major Henry Balfour's Troop of Dragoons 13 June 1694 



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Auchinleck, Jeane, relict of Thomas Swan, writer in Edinburgh 6 Jan. 1668 

„ fonet. goodwife of Carnetoun, sher. of Forfar 25 July 1605 

Margaret, relict of Alexander Lyone, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1646 

l'.itr'ik, in Muretoun, par. of St. Johnestoun, sher. of Perth 24 Nov. 1603 

See also Williamson, Beatrix. 

„ Robert, in Espertoun, par. ofTempill, sher. of Edinburgh 1 Mar. 1604 

Robert, servitor to William Stark, writer 29 June 1614 

Mr. Robert, clerk, and rector of Killibeggs in Ireland, Co. Donegal 

26 Dec. 1689 
„ Thomas, maltman, burgess of Perth 24 Jan. 1604 

„ Thomas and William, lawful bairns of umquhile Thomas 

A., maltman, burgess of Perth 17 J" 1 )' l6o 7 

„ Thomas, indweller in Preston. See Cairnes, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, burgess of Perth. See Eviot, Jonet. 
„ Thomas, in Saltpreston. See Moffatt, Margaret. 

„ William, mariner, indweller in Leith 1 Aug. 1635 

„ William, in Preston, constab. of Haddington 

19 June 1 64 1 and 21 Aug. 1644 
„ William, indweller in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 1 Nov. 1644 

„ William, in Preston 3 July 1679 

See also Baillie, Jonet. 
„ William, corporal in Colonel Monro's Regiment 3 Nov. 1693 

„ William, in Glcnbaith. See Macmorran, Margaret. 
Auchling, Henry, of Pittadro. See Colville, Grizel. 

Auchmowtie, Mr. Alexander, son lawful of Florence A., of Halhill 27 June 1603 
„ Sir Alexander, of Gosford, knight, late of Skougall 3 Jan. 1663 

„ Alexander, burgess of Kirkcaldy. See Williamson, Margaret. 
„ David, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Nov. 162 1 

„ David, skipper, indweller in Leith 25 Nov. 1625 

„ David, son to the deceased Mr. Robert A. 25 Aug. 1694 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Mr. William Weyms, baillie, 

and advocate in St. Andrews, Fife (vol. 45) 14 Nov. 1610 

„ John, skipper, indweller in Leith 24 May 1622 

„ Sir John, elder, of Gosfuird 20 June 1668 

„ John, of Skougall. See Douglas, Christian. 
„ Margaret, spouse to William Caldwell, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 15 May 1635 

„ William, of that Ilk, par. of Keyth, sher. of Banff 26 Aug. 1603 

Auchterlonie, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 June 1670 

,, Theophilus 6 Nov. 1680 

Auld, Alexander, butterman, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Aug. 1634 

„ Alexander, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1654 

„ Christian, lawful daughter to umquhile Alexander A., in Whytfield 

4 June 1675 
„ David, merchant in Poland 22 Mar. 1680 and 22 July 1682 

„ Henry, maltman, burgess of Linlithgow n Nov. 1617 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Henry Beir, baxter, burgess of Linlithgow 

10 July 1616 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Nicol Auld, in Torbraid 9 Feb. 1630 

,, Isobel, spouse to James Stark, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Aug. 1644 
„ James, in Dirlcton 6 Feb. 1668 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 July 1679 

„ John, in Balmitchell, par. of Slomanno, sher. of Stirling 9 Apr. 1606 

„ John, in Torbane-hill, par. of Bathgate 12 Feb. 1636 

„ John, cordiner in the Canongate 18 Oct. 1665 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 June 1670 

„ John, merchant in Edinburgh 6 Aug. 1683 and 28 Jan. 1686 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Shaw, Bessie ; 

and Sydserff, Mause. 
„ Margaret, relict of John Cruik, in Greinlone, par. of 

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Auld, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1605 

„ William, indweller in the Canongate ; and Mareon Ker, his spouse 

3° A ug. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Sept. 

Auldstoun, Jonet, sometime spouse to William Russell, in Nether- 

Braco, par. of Schotts, sher. of Lanark 10 May 

Austiane, Gilbert, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Watson, Susanna. 
Avaes, Thomas, sailor in Preston-pans 26 Aug. 

Averie, David, sometime citiner of St. Andrews 28 May 

„ John, burgess of Falkland. See Fairney, Katherine. 
Ayrmer, Patrik, in Douglas, sher. of Lanark 21 Dec. 

Aytoun, Alexander, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 

„ Alison, relict of George Broun, in Inchedarney, par. of 

Kinglassie in Fife 4 Feb. 

„ Beatrix, relict of Robert Kyll, baxter, burgess of Haddington 31 Mar. 

„ Bernard, indweller in Blanss. See Blaikie, Margaret. 

„ George, in Schearney 6 Jan. 

„ George, baxter, Haddington. See Mayne, Beatrix. 

„ Helen, relict of George Gray of Palmonine, par. of Auld- 
hamstoks, constab. of Haddington 

12 June 1634, 9 July 1634, 28 Mar. 1635, and 25 July 

„ James, skinner, in Polcatsleif, beside Edinburgh 14 Aug. 

„ James, goldsmith, burgess of the Canongate. See Pitcaim, Elspeth. 

„ John, burgess of Haddington H. 7 Feb. 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Lausone, burgess and 

indweller in Musselburgh 4 June 

„ Magnus, sometime Chamberlain to Alexander, Earl of 

Dunfermline, Great Chancellor of Scotland 1 5 Nov. 

„ Margaret, relict of Robert Gray, burgess of Haddington H. 5 June 

„ Marjorie, widow in Haddington 25 Feb. 

„ Dame Rachael, relict of Sir Andrew Aytoun, senator of the 

College of Justice 19 Dec. 

„ Robert, at Lundie-mylne, par. of Largo, Fife 19 June 

„ Thomas, burgess of Haddington 21 Apr. 

,, Walter, indweller in the par. of Liberton 26 June 

„ William, mason in Edinburgh 16 Feb. 

„ William, mason , 24 Feb. 

Bad, Elspeth, sometime spouse to James Luikup, skipper, 

indweller in Leith , 2 Feb. 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to William Furde, indweller in Leith 20 Jan. 
Bady, John, in Cassindillie. See Colyear, Jonet. 

„ John, in Stank of Blacklaws. See Mylne, Elspeth. 
Baid, David, smith, burgess of Culross 18 May 

Baillie, Adam, cordiner in Smydie-grein. See Cunningham, Jean. 

„ Agnes, spouse to David Hay H. 6 Apr. 

„ Alexander, of Littil-gill. See Hamilton, Jane. 

„ Alexander, cooper in Prestonpans. See Nicolsone, Marion. 

„ Alison. See Blaikie, John, baxter in Dalkeith. 

„ Andro, merchant in Edinburgh 6 Aug. 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. See Campbell, Euftame. 

„ Archibald, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Apr. 

„ Barbara, relict of Malcolm Craufurd of Corsburne 16 Feb. 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Gilbert Jonstoun, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 June 

„ David, smith in the Abbey 6 Feb - 

„ David, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Apr. 1699 and 7 June 

„ Gawin, merchant in Edinburgh 3 May 

„ George, burgess of North Berwick 15 Dec. 

See also Field, Beatrix ; Fortune, Lilias ; and Wardlaw, Margaret. 

„ George, indweller in Hoprig, sher. of Haddington 27 Sept. 

„ George, in Salton iB*eb. 



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Baillie, ( leorge, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Vorie, Cristian. 
.. Helen, sometime spouse to Alexander Broun, in Pencait- 

land, constab. of Haddington 24 Dec. 1617 

Hew, burgess of North Berwick 2 Mar. 1615 

Porteous, Margaret ; and Quarriour, Marion. 
„ Sir James, of Lochend, knight, one of the Privy Council of Scotland 

24 Mar. 1636 
„ James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1658 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1659 

See also Lothian, Marion. 
„ James, of Watstonheid 12 June 1662 

„ Captain James 8 Apr. 1699 

„ James, of Hills of Dunsyre. See Douglas, Agnes. 
,, James, brother-german to the Laird of Lammington. See 

Douglas, Sara. 
,, Sir Jedione, of Lochend, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 

20 Feb. 1 641 
„ John, burgess of North Berwick 14 Feb. 1621 

„ John, merchant, indweller in Edinburgh 13 Jan. 1643 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1645 

„ John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Nov. 165 1 

„ John, tailor in the Canongate 15 Apr. 1674 

„ John, in Dalkeith. See Dickson, Margaret. 
,, John, of Lethem. See Fouller, Jonet. 
„ Jonet, daughter lawful to umquhile Patrik B., cordiner, 

sometime indweller in Corstorphine, now servitrix 

to Mr. Lues Stewart, sheref-deput of Edinburgh 21 May 1617 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to William Achinlek, in Prestoun, 

constab. of Haddington 30 June 1627 

„ Jonet, relict of . . . Alexander, in Corstorphine 17 Nov. 1691 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Douglas, indweller in Leith 

22 Nov. 1623 
,, Katherine, relict of William Gotterson, burgess of North Berwick 

8 July 1634 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Lyon Gilkersone, cordiner in Plesantis 

16 Nov. 1614 
„ Margrat, relict of George Spence, gardener in Portsburgh 13 Mar. 1684 
„ Marion, indweller in Prestonpans 13 Feb. 1657 

„ Mathew, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 27 Nov. 1620 

„ Patrick, son lawful to the deceased William B., skipper, 

burgess of Dundee 27 Aug. 1654 

„ Robert, of Mylntoun, indweller in Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1608 

„ Robert, Inner-porter at the Castle of Edinburgh 16 Feb. 1643 

„ Robert, in Dalkeith n July 1683 

„ Mr. Robert, of Jarviswood 8 Dec. 1691 

„ Thomas, in Medowfield, par. of Corstorphine, sher. of Edinburgh 

3 Apr. 1633 
„ Thomas, indweller in Corstorphine, sher. of Edinburgh 1 Nov. 1637 

„ Thomas, younger, of Powkennet, par. of Livingston, sher. 

of Linlithgow 10 Dec. 1645 

„ Thomas, indweller in Edinburgh.. See Hamilton, Marion. 
„ William, of Leatham 13 July 1653 

„ Sir William, of Lamington 12 Dec. 1668 

„ Sir William, of Lamington, knight 9 Aug. 1679 

„ William, sometime servitor to William Duke of Hamilton, 

indweller in Leith 5 May 1680 and 2 Feb. 1682 

„ William, indweller in Edinburgh. See Stainfield, Margaret. 
.. William, of Craig. See Hamilton, Jeane. 
Bainney, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 June 1625 

Baird, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1604 

„ Dame Anna. See Ramsay, Sir James, of Fausyde. 



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Baird, Bessie, spouse to James Moffett, flesher, indweller in 

Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Jan. 1640 

„ George, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 1 1 May 1608 

„ George, skipper in Leith 29 Mar. 1650 

„ Mr. James, advocate 5 Dec. 1655 

„ Mr. James, of Little-Fiddes, commisser of Edinburgh 22 July 1661 

„ Sir John, of Newbaith, senator of the College of Justice 5 Apr. 1699 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas Stenhoipes, baxter, 

burgess of Edinburgh 6 Aug. 1636 

„ Jonet, relict of Thomas Watson, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 8 Feb. 1643 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Alexander Gibe, in Inner- 

eving, par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 20 June 1628 

„ Margaret, relict of Alexander Hardie, in Kinneill 8 Feb. 1667 

„ Margaret, lawful daughter to the deceased Mr. John B., minister 

14 Jan. 1698 
„ Marion, relict of Alexander Johnstoune, in West-pannes 

of Musselburgh 25 Mar. 1657 

„ Peter, in Inneraven 10 June 1664 

„ Robert, son to the deceased Sir Robert B., of Saughton-haill 21 June 1699 
„ Thomas, baxter, burgess of Haddington. See Gilzeane, Margaret. 
„ William, in Dullatour, par. of Leinzie, sher. of Dumbarton 10 Mar. 1607 
Bairdner, Katrene. See Henrie, William, burgess of Culross. 
Bairnsfather, Adam, in Eister-Brumehouse, par. of Spott, con- 
stab, of Haddington 22 Jan. 1607 
„ Agnes, spouse to Thomas Crombie, in Whittinghame H. 21 Mar. 1654 
„ Barbara ; and Thomas Baptie, elder, indweller in Pancait- 

land, her husband 30 Sept. 1667 

„ David, servitor to James Sinclair, in Longnithrie 28 Jan. 1681 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to John Young, in Broxburn 20 Nov. 1630 

„ George, sometime servitor to Sir Francis Ruthven 19 Feb. 1646 

„ George, stabler, burgess of the Canongate 15 Jan. 1655 

„ George, in Hordieweill. See Ellem, Isobel. 
„ Isobel, relict of Richard Cowane, cordiner in the Brigend 

of Musselburgh 10 Apr. 1646 

,, Jonet, sometime spouse to John Johnstone, in Easter- 

Saltoun, par. thereof, constat), of Haddington 2 Jan. 1601 

„ Stevin, in Pinkertoun, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 10 Mar. 1603 
„ Thomas, in Eister-Bromehouse par. of Spott, constab. of 

Haddington 11 Apr. 1603 

„ Thomas, cooper, burgess of Dunbar 7 Oct. 1685 

See also Richardson, Marion. 
„ William, in Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 6 Nov. 1616 

Balcanquell, Cristian, sometime spouse to Patrick Thomeson, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Aug. 1640 

„ John, brother-german to David B., of that Ilk 14 July 1682 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Nicoll Udwart, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1616 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to David Kynloche, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1620 

„ Mr. Robert, minister at Tranent 8 Nov. 1664 

Bald or Bauld, Archibald, messenger, indweller in Edinburgh 3 July 1616 

„ Archibald, burgess of Haddington 20 Feb. 1645 

See also Cowan, Alison. 
„ Helen, spouse to Archibald Bald, cooper in Leith 1 1 Mar. 1658 

„ James, tailor, burgess of Haddington. See Thomson, Marie. 
„ John, in Palmertoun, par. of Dunglas, constab. of Haddington 

13 Mar. 1634 
„ John and Margaret, children lawful to umquhile John B., in 

Palmertoun, par. of Dunglas, constab. of Haddington 25 Oct. 1636 
„ John, mason, burgess of Dunbar ; and Margaret Faa, his spouse 

H. 2 July 1657 



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Bald or Bauld, Patrik, burgess of Dunbar 28 May 1624 

Balderstoune, David, in Linlithgow 10 June 1665 

Baleny, David, in Gilmerton 30 Oct. 1678 and 7 Feb. 1700 

Balfour, Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh. See M'Andrew, Jean. 

., Mi. Andro, minister at Kirknewtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 5 Aug. 1625 

., Andro, skipper, burgess of Kirkcaldy 15 June 1661 

.. Andrew, merchant in Edinburgh 27 Mar. 1675 

.. Sir Andrew, M.D. 28 Mar. 1694 

„ Colonel Bartilmo, of Ridhewis, indweller in the Canongate 22 Oct. 1618 

See also Cant, Mrs. Beatrix. 
David, of Bandone, par. of Markinch, Fife 21 Feb. 1604 

„ Mr. David, in Cockenny 18 Apr. 1687 

„ David, in Balledmonth. See Crichton, Katrene. 
„ Captain David. Sec Napier, Helen. 
„ David, burgess of Aberbrothock. Sec Rossie, Jane. 
„ Euphame, spouse to Andrew Cassie, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 3 Dec. 1672 

„ Florence, younger, maltman, indweller in Leith. See Robertson, Jonet. 
„ Geillis, relict of John Boik, sometime servitor to his Majesty 21 Jan. 1623 
„ George, merchant in Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1699 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Feb. 1688 

„ George, of Tarrie. See Ogilvie, Aleson. 
„ Harry, indweller in Leith 16 Aug. 1621 

1 larry, sometime burgess of Dundee. See Wishart, Margaret. 
„ James, in Corshouse, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 15 Mar. 1637 
„ Sir James, of Kinaird. See Durhame, Dame Jeane. 

„ John, servitor to the Earl of Linlithgow 9 Nov. 1658 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Gibsoun, in Balruthie, 

par. of Kembak, Fife 11 June 1602 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to David Balfour, of Balledmonth, 

par. of Forgund, Fife 28 Mar. 1605 

„ Jonet, in Tranent 11 July 1663 

„ Margaret, spouse to Robert Gellie, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 13 Jan. 1641 

„ Michell, maltman, burgess of Kirkcaldy 21 Feb. 1604 

„ Mr. Robert, Doctor of the Grammar school of the Canongate 1 May 1646 
„ Robert, indweller in Leith 18 June 1670 

„ William, indweller in Leith 24 Dec. 1638 

„ Colonel William 8 July 1669 

Ballantyne, Isobel ; and John Smyth, in Achnoulls-Hill 27 Aug. 1658 

„ James, chirurgeon in Dunbar. Sec Bertram, Susanna. 
„ Sir William, knight 21 Oct. 1674 and 24 June 1680 

William, in Leith-mylnes 27 July 1691 

Balleiss. See Pittillok, John, crealman, indweller in Dundee. 
Ballenden, John, lawful son to Mr. Adam B., D.D., old parson 

in Somersetshire, England 8 Jan. 1650 

„ John, keeper of the Advocates' Bar ig May 1694 

.. Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lourie, Marion. 
Ballingall, Euphame, spouse to Gavin Adamson, portioner of 

the Grange of Lindores 9 Fed. 1608 

„ James, in Auld-Lundoris, par. of Ebdie, in Fife 24 Feb. 1607 

.. Janus, in Pitkiltillum. See Gardner, Elspeth. 
Ballow, Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Richard Tinidaill, in 

Fordoun, par. of the same, sher. of Kincardine 22 July 1602 

Ballunie, Jonet ; and Jacob Nicholson, weaver in Tranent 22 Nov. 1661 

Balmaine, John, late baillie in the Canongate 25 Feb. 1679 

.. William, in Dumbillis, par. of Forgundynnie, sher. of Perth 24 Nov. 1602 

Balmanno, Alexander, of Carlougie, servitor to Mr. Roger Mowate, 

advocate 8 Apr. and 29 Dec. 1635 

„ Alexander, writer, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Dec. 1662 

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Balmanno, Robert, merchant in Edinburgh 17 Nov. 1648 

Balnevis, James, flesher, burgess of Perth. See Throskell, Jonet. 

„ Walter, flesher, burgess of Perth. See Gib, Isobel. 
Baltullie, David, baxter, burgess of Kirkcaldy. See Robertson, Marjory. 
Balvaird, Andro, Sey-master to his Majesty's Cunzea-house 11 Aug. 1646 

„ Andrew, in Abernethy. See Moir, Christian. 
„ John, in Kintulloch. See Forret, Mirabill. 
Banks, Mr. Alexander, minister at Dalmany 3 July 1690 

See also Kinross, Katherine. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Nicoll Edzer, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1603 
,, John, in Prestonpans, sher. of Haddington 31 Jan. 1607 

See also Schort, Elspeth. 
„ William, indweller in Leith. See Paterson, Jeane. 
Bannatie, Isobel, sometime spouse to Andro Henrysoune, in 

Kynnaird, par. of Cleische, Fife 13 Nov. 1601 

Bannatyne, . . . , of Newhall. See Broun, John, merchant in Edinburgh. 
„ Agnes, relict of John Watson, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 29 July 1646 
„ Allan, youngest lawful brother to ~the deceased James B., 

ofDrumgans 24 Mar. 1677 

„ Dame Elizabeth, Lady Ormestoun, elder, in Edinburgh 

6 Oct. 1630 and 28 Mar. 1633 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mauchane, Isobel. 
„ Henry, writer in Edinburgh, youngest lawful son to um- 
quhile James B., of the Kirktoun of Newtyle, writer 
to the Signet, clerk-deputy in the office of Justiciare 
in his time, burgess of Edinburgh 30 July 1635 

„ Hew, in Dalkeith, son to umquhile James B., of Pend- 

reiche, par. of Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Mar. 1614 

„ Isobel, relict of Thomas Young, W.S. 8 Apr. 1645 

„ James, warden of his Majesty's Cunzehouse 2 Aug. 1643 

,, James, servitor to Xicollas Breirwood, master of his 

Majesty's Cunzeahouse 13 Aug. 1647 

„ James, of Newhall. See Dickson, Helen. 

„ John, of Kirkfeild, par. of Lesmahago, sher. of Lanark 21 May 1607 

„ John, in Bow 12 Feb. 1684 

„ Jonet, relict of George Braidfute, in Shereff-cleuch, par. of 

Craufurd-John, sher. of Lanark 29 Jan. 1606 

„ Jonet, relict of Henry Nisbet, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

19 July 1627 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Foulis, of Ravelstoun, 

master cunzeour to his Majesty in Scotland 26 May 1631 

„ Margaret, spouse to Mr. William Napeir, of Wrychthouses 4 Apr. 1642 
„ Margaret, relict to Mr. John Hepburne, of Gilmertoun 27 Jan. 1652 

„ Marion, relict of Thomas Aikinheid, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 10 Mar. 1606 

,, Marion, spouse to Mr. James Foullis, younger, of Ravel- 
stoun, sher. of Edinburgh 11 Feb. 1635 
„ Mr. Nicoll, of Standieflatt, principal tablar to the Session 

24 June 1635 an d 1 Aug. 1637 
See also Stewart, Dame Jean. 
,, Mr. Patrik, writer in Edinburgh 2 Nov. 1626 

,, Mr. Patrick, sheref-clerk of Berwick 9 Jan. 1634 

„ Patrick, indweller in the Canongate 23 Jan. 1690 

„ Richard, servitor to Mr. Samuel Cokburne, of Tempill, 

sher. of Edinburgh 26 June 1606 

„ Robert, tailor in Canongate. See Hutton, Margaret. 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Oct. 1635 

See also Little, Isobel. 
„ Mr. Thomas, of Newhall, par. of Bothanes, constab. of 

Haddington 14 Mar. 1645 



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Bannatyne, William, in Schawheid. See Dickson, Bessie. 
Bannerman, George, of Wattertoun, par. of Fetterresso, in the Mearns 

10 Mar. 1609 
,. Mr. George, of Dunbeig 20 Aug. 169 1 

Baptie, John, son to umquhile Robert B., in North Berwick jo Mar. 1630 

[onet, sometime spouse to John Verth, elder, in West- 

Fentoun, par. of Gulane, constab. of Haddington 3 Feb. 1619 

., Norman, couper in Leith. See Chalmers, Marjorie. 

Patrik, in Baigbie. See Craig, Margaret 
,. Thomas, indweller in Pancaitland. See Bairnsfather, Barbara. 
., William, maltman at the West-port 17 Apr. 1669 

Bar, Adam, tailor, outwith the West-port of Edinburgh 21 Aug. 1632 

See also M'Call, Margaret. 
„ Alexander, tenant in New byres 21 Mar. 1677 

Bessie, relict of Robert Paterson, burgess of Culross, sher. of Perth 

19 Feb. 1602 
„ John, in Overhill, par. of Dunlope in Cunninghame, sher. of Ayr 

29 Jan. 1607 

„ Malcolm, timberman in Leith 27 Jan. 1646 

Barber or Barbour, Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 20 Oct. 1646 

„ Alexander, tailor in the Canongate 18 Aug. 1680 

Cei U ; and James Cockburne, merchant in Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1669 

., Ester, sometime spouse to Thomas Watson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 21 Feb. 1626 

„ Mr. George, of Kirkton of Dolphingston 

5 Jan. 1653, 26 July 1655, and 12 Aug. 1664 
„ Mr. George, of Kirkton 23 Feb. 1683 

„ Mr. George, of Dolphingtoune. See Cunninghame, Margaret. 
„ James, colzear in Newbigging, burgess of Musselburgh 31 Dec. 1614 

,, Mareon, spouse to Robert Thomeson, pewderar, burgess of 

Edinburgh 19 Feb. 1639 

„ Thomas, writer, burgess of Edinburgh 10 May 1632 

Barclay, Agnes, sometime spouse to Patrik Duddingstoun, por- 

tioner of Kincapill, par. of St. Andrews, in Fife 18 May 1609 

„ Mr. Andrew, minister at Tranent 30 Jan. 1672 

„ Barbara, sometime spouse to James Williamsoun, burgess 

of Montrose in Angus 29 June 1609 

„ David, burgess of Weymiss, in Fife 20 Mar. 1609 

„ David, of Cullerney. See Wemyss, Margaret. 
„ Mrs. Elizabeth, alias Wheeller, relict of Mr. Arthur Barklay, 
Gentleman of the Bed-Chamber to King Charles 
I. and King Charles II. 31 Mar. 1694 

,, Mr. Caw in, brother-german to William B., Laird of 

Perstoun, par. of Irving in Cuningham, sher. of Ayr 24 June 1605 
„ Henry, burgess of Coupar 29 June 1608 

„ Henry, baxter in Edinburgh 24 Nov. 1683 

„ James, son to the deceased Alexander B., in West-Blair 16 Nov. 1698 

„ Jean, relict of Robert Innes of Innermarky 19 Oct. 1607 

„ John, brother-german to Mr. David B., of Cullerney, sher. 

of Coupar in Fife 30 Dec. 1601 

„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 21 Dec. j6i6 

„ John, smith, burgess of Musselburgh 21 May 1698 

.. John, seaman in Fisherraw. See Clydisheid, Jonet. 
.. John, indweller in Edinburgh. See Harlaw, Agnes. 
., John, one of the baillies of the Canongate. See Lyon, Isobel. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Steven, skipper, in- 
dweller in Leith Ig J une 161 1 
„ Jonet, relict of Richard Wilson, younger, skinner, burgess 

of Edinburgh n Oct. 1613 

„ Jonet, relict of John Oliphant, writer, and last spouse to 

James Kay, advocate 12 July 1616 



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Barclay, Katherine, sometime spouse to Robert Broun, cordiner, 

burgess of Dundee 15 Feb. 1604 

,, Margaret, sometime spouse to John Byres, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 17 Apr. 1616 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Loche, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1634 

„ Nicolas, relict of James Deans, late baillie of the Canon- 
gate ; and Robert D., merchant, burgess there, 
his son 24 Aug. 1692 

„ Ninian, burgess of Irvine 28 June 1606 

„ Ninian, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 May and 25 June 1629 

„ Patrik, in Barnezairdis of Allardess, par. of Arbuthnet, in 

the Mearns 5 Mar. 1606 

„ Mr. Robert, of Brydiskirk, par. of Irving, sher. of Ayr 

(vol. 45) 10 Mar. 1610 
,, Robert, of Pearstoun. See Lockhart, Catherine. 
„ Mr. Thomas, of Cowplahillis, indweller in Leith 

23 Dec. 1612 and 1 Feb. 1613 
,, Thomas, burgess of Coupar. Sec Paterson, Margaret. 
„ Mr. Walter, parson of Inverkeithing 25 Jan. 1608 

„ William, in Johnson, par. of Dunbug, Fife 21 May 1601 

„ Captain William, of Auchrodi 2 Sept. 1680 

Bardie, Alexander, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh. See Ewing, Agnes. 
Bargane, John, mariner in North-Queensferry. See Henderson, Elizabeth. 
Bargeny, John, Master of 2 July 1690 and 17 Mar. 1699 

,, Lady. See Douglas, Dame Jean. 
Barker (Barcar), Barbara, sometime spouse to Andro Cuik, in 

Melrose, sher. of Roxburgh 21 Feb. 1605 

„ John, elder, in Up-Craigie, par of Dalmaney, sher. of Linlithgow 

24 Nov. 1 601 
,, Katherine. See Blackden, Thomas, in Melrose. 

„ Salamon, skipper in Leith 18 Nov. 1609 

Barleman, Helen. See Bizet, Walter, skipper in Preston-pans. 
Barnat, Marjory. See Maler, Lyounes, burgess of Ochtirardour. 

„ William, brewster within Abbey of Dunfermline in Fife 29 Jan. 1601 

Barnes, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 July 1648 

„ Thomas, mealman, indweller in the Canongate. See Burne, Jonet. 
,, Mathew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Fische, Marion. 
Barnwall, Christopher, musician. See Binning, Margaret. 
Barrie, Agnes, sometime spouse to Adam M'llhois, in Kirk- 
houses, par. of Abercorn, sher. of Linlithgow 13 July 1608 
„ James, cordiner, burgess of Forfar 28 May 1608 
„ John, lawful son to umquhile William B., mealmaker, indweller in Leith 

24 June 1607 
„ John, in Reidhaill 21 Feb. 1688 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Alexander Haillis, baxter, burgess 

of Dundee 30 Dec. 1601 

„ Thomas, burgess of Linlithgow 8 June 1602 

„ Thomas, in Meikill-Blaikburn, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 

13 July 1620 
„ Walter, in Lang-Sauchtoune 18 Nov. 1664 

„ William, mealmaker in Leith 17 Mar. 1607 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Dundee, in Angus 28 Sept. 1608 

„ William, indweller in the Canongate 26 Jan. 1667 

Barroche, Barnabie, merchant at Leith 16 Nov. 1657 

Barroun, Adam, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Oct. 1613 

„ Alexander, chirurgeon, indweller in Edinburgh 14 Feb. 1604 

„ Besse, relict of Mr. Robert Nicollson, advocate 20 Dec. 1654 

„ George, in Humbie, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 5 Nov. 1616 
„ Isobel, one of the two lawful daughters of the deceased 

Jacob B., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Aug. 1676 



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2 Aug. 1610 



50 Mar. 
8 Dec. 



Barroun, Jacob, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Laurie, Elizabeth. 
,, |. lines, in 1 1 limbic, baron-officer to the Earl of Montrose, 

par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 
,, fean, relit t of Mr. William Kellie, writer in Edinburgh 

'William, in Auldlistoun, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 

14 June 

„ William, indweller in the Quarrell-holls 21 July 

„ William, carter, indweller in Edinburgh. See Meggatt, Jeane. 

Barrowman, Alexander, indweller in Myresydc 12 June 

Bartane, Adam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 May 

„ Agnes, relict of James Stevinson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 and 4 Mar. 
„ Andro, in Middiltoun of Strabrok, par. thereof, sher. of Linlithgow 

30 July 
„ Barbara. See Murdoch, John, cordiner outwith the Westport. 
„ Elizabeth, lawful daughter to the deceased Robert B., writer 

in Edinburgh 
„ Jeane, servitrix to the Viscount of Kingstoune 
„ John, writer, indweller in Edinburgh, sometime servitor to 
umquhile Sir John Haliday, of Tulliboill, knight, 
advocate : 

„ John, skipper, indweller in Leith 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Dickson, Marion 
„ lonct, relict of Richard Mackeane, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 

28 Feb. 
„ Lillias, relict of Mr. Walter M'Gill, minister at Cavers 
,, Robert, sometime keeper of the Coble of Cramond, and in- 
dweller in Leith 
Barthine, Vendilena Van. See Riddell, Sir William. 
Barthlemew, James, in Winshburgh 

Bartill, Patrik, in Fairlie, par. of Largs in Cuningham, sher. of Ayr 
Bartleman, Alexander, in Brughtoune 
,, Patrick, indweller in Fisherraw 
„ William, in Preston-pans. See High, Helen. 
Bartlet, Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Wilson, in Luthrie, 

par. of Creiche, in Fife 
Bartilmo, Alexander, in Craigend, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 

18 Jan 
„ George, in Brochtoun. See Hart, Jonet. 
„ Michael, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Patrick, in Craigend 
„ Rebecca, daughter to umquhile Michael B., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
,, Thomas, in Pardoven, par. of Linlithgow 
Barvie, Mitchell, mariner, burgess of Kirkcaldy 
Bassendyne, Aleson, sometime spouse to David Palmer, gold- 
smith, burgess of Edinburgh 
Bassilie, Mr. David, minister at Corstorphine 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Andersoun, baxter 
in Kirkcaldy 
Batherstain, Margret, relict of John Sympsone, tailor in Canongate 

30 Nov 
Bathgate, Agnes, sometimes spouse to William Wood, in the 
Barnes, beside Haddington 
„ Alison, sometime spouse to John Young, in Haymouth, 

par. of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 
„ George, fermour in Stentoun. See Paxtoun, Elspeth. 
„ George, baxter, burgess of Haddington. See Wood, Marie 
„ Gilbert, shepherd in the Barnes above Haddington ; and 
Elspeth Broune, his spouse, par. of Haddington 



14 June 
21 Dec. 



:o Oct. 
1 June 



12 Aug. 

20 June 

1 1 Apr. 

. Oct. 

12 Nov. 

11 Feb. 



15 Mar. 



31 Mar. 
2 May 

6 Mar. 
10 Nov. 

7 Feb. 

19 Jan. 
23 June 

8 Feb. 



18 June 
28 July 



[626 
[640 

[626 
[653 

[669 
[642 

[625 

[602 



700 
671 



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648 



[632 
[671 

[688 

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604 

[675 
685 



[696 
[614 

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629 

[627 
[623 
[607 

[605 
[654 

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692 

628 

608 



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55 
55 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 29 

Bathgate, Gilbert, in Cramond. See Wood, Margaret. 
„ John, in Mounchehill 18 Apr. and 29 May 1646 

„ John, in East-barnes 26 Dec. 1661 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Bell, in Glengelt, par. 

of Lauder, sher. of Berwick 19 May 1603 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Hew Kay, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Oct. 1634 
„ Mathew, mealmaker at the West-port of Edinburgh 20 May 1663 

„ William, skipper, in South Queensferry, par. of Dummanie, 

sher. of Linlithgow 17 June 1607 

Bauchope, Jonet, widow, in Inverkeithing in Fife 16 Dec. 1608 

„ Margaret, spouse to James Johnstoun, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 11 Oct. 1639 

„ William, writer in Edinburgh 10 Nov. 161 7 

Bayth, Andro, in Caldhame, par. of Leslie, in Fife 16 Dec. 1608 

Baxter, Adam, indweller in Merchiston 19 June 1659 

„ Barbara, sometime spouse to Alexander Steill, burgess of 

Musselburgh 28 Jan. 1606 and 7 Mar. 1607 

Beatrix. See M 'Aulay, Robert, armourer, burgess of Edinburgh. 
David, of Auchlusie, burgess of Dundee 28 Apr. 1604 

Duncan, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 13 July 1602 

Duncan, chirurgeon, burgess of the Canongate 29 July 1652 

Edmond, burgess of Musselburgh 27 July 1652 

George, elder, burgess of Musselburgh 1 July 161 5 

George, flesher, burgess of the Canongate 6 Dec. 1621 

Mr. George, late precentor at the Grayfriar-church of Edinburgh 

5 Sept. 1696 
Helen, spouse to Ninian Dudgeon, in Gilmertoun H. 25 Feb. 1656 

Henry, burgess of Coupar in Fife 29 Dec. 1601 

James, notary and messenger in Queensferry 9 May 1662 

John, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 14 Nov. 1603 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 9 June 1613 

„ John, in Clarkington, sher. of Edinburgh 5 June 1617 

„ John, indweller in Restalrig, par. of Leith, sher. of Edinburgh 

27 May and 13 Aug. 1616 and 17 Nov. 1620 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Nov. 165 1 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Bell, in Wester- 

Balnabreich, par. of Brechin, in Angus 19 May 1607 

„ Marjory, sometime servitrix to Mr. Thomas Young, W.S. 11 Mar. 1646 
„ Michaell, in Ancrielaw, par. of Lessuaid, sher. of Edinburgh 28 July 1610 
„ Patrick, armourer, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Apr. 1 614 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1646 

See also Ker, Violet. 
„ Rabecca, baxter, flesher, burgess of the Canongate 2 Nov. 16 19 

„ Robert, burgess of Musselburgh, indweller in Fisherraw 2 Aug. 1633 

„ Robert, sometime indweller in Clerkington 30 Mar. 1654 

„ Robert, portioner of Newbottle 29 Nov. 165 1 

„ Susanna, sometime spouse to Mr. John Skowgall, of Humbie 18 July 1638 
„ Thomas, domestic to his Majesty, indweller in the Canongate 13 Nov. 161 3 
„ Thomas, blacksmith, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Nov. 1635 and 27 Jan. 1636 
„ Thomas, smith, burgess of Edinburgh. See Fisher, Helen. 
„ Thomas, smith, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Apr. 1604 

„ William, indweller in Leith 14 Mar. 1614 

„ William, burgess of the Canongate. See Taylor, Helen. 
Bayne, Donald, bowar, burgess of Edinburgh. See Richardson, Beatrix. 
„ Duncan, of Tulloch. See M'Leod, Elizabeth ; and Stewart, Elizabeth. 
'„ James, servitor to Sir George Preston, of Vallyfield 26 Jan. 1654 

„ James, miller at Dryburgh. See Haldane, Marion. 

„ Janet, lawful daughter to the deceased John B., of Lentibbert 4 Apr. 1684 
„ Jeane ; and James Kirk, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, 

her husband 2 5 J une l66s 



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55 
55 



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Bayne, Mr. John, of Pitcairlie, W.S. 3° J un e 1681 

See also Aikman, Euphame. 
[ohn, merchant in Musselburgh 8 Apr. 1697 

„ John, in Middiltoun. See Lawson, Bessie ; and Watson, Christian. 
.. Thomas, in < (ver-Concraig, par. of Muthill, sher. of Perth 8 Mar. 1604 
„ Thomas, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Nov. 1617 

Baynes, Andro, skipper, indwellcr in the North-side of the Bridge of Leith 

27 May 1613 
„ John, elderman in Carlyl ; and Richard Graham, quarter- 
master in Colonel Howard's Regiment n Dec. 1652 
Beane, Andro, indwellcr in Edinburgh. See Ellis, Jonet. 

Beanes, David, skipper, indwellcr in Leith 12 Aug. 1625 

David, skipper, indweller in Leith 24 Aug. 1641 

,. George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 July 1679 

.. Samuel and John, sons lawful to the deceased Donald B., 

stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 23 May 1671 

Beatoun, Alexander, of Longhermistoune 6 Aug. 1673 

See also Kennedy, Marjorie. 
„ Doctor David, physician to his Majesty in Scotland 14 Aug. 1639 

„ Ester, relict of Dr. David B. 5 July 1661 

„ Elizabeth, daughter to the deceased Andro Beaton, of Blebo 14 May 1661 
„ John, in Murehous. See Carmichell, Euffame. 
„ Katherine, spouse to Alexander Borthwick, vintiner, 

burgess of Edinburgh 15 July 1687 

„ Lucres, sometime spouse to Mr. Martin Schoner, doctor of 

medicin, indweller in Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1601 

„ Murdoch, lawful son to the deceased John B., in Kildin 17 Mar. 1691 

„ Thomas, in Ballo-mylne, Fife 24 Apr. 1604 

„ William, browdinster, burgess of Edinburgh I Aug. 1623 

Beatson, Christian, spouse to John Lawson, in Ballingall 4 Feb. 1608 

„ James, herd in Flockhouse of Inchegall, par. of Bingrie, Fife 5 June 1605 
Beattie (Batie), Agnes, sometime spouse to William Irving, 

merchant, burgess of Dumfries 22 July 1607 

„ Andro, tailor in the Potterrow. See Finlayson, Jonet. 
„ Andro, tailor in Edinburgh. See Skirving, Alison. 
„ Andrew, burgess of Montrose. See Wood, Elspeth. 

„ John, in Dunschelt, par. of Auchtermuchtie, Fife 7 Feb. 1604 

„ Margaret, spouse to Andrew Mitchell, gardener of the Abbeyzeards 

12 Nov. 1656 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Alexander Browne, meal- 
maker at the West-port of Edinburgh 17 Mar. 1641 
„ Patrick, cordiner in the Caltoune 27 Jan. 1674 
„ Robert, cordiner in Caltoune 1 Mar. 1697 
„ Thomas, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hamilton, Grissell. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Montrose in Angus 4 May 1605 
Beck, M ungo, merchant in Edinburgh ; and Elizabeth Bog, his spouse 

15 Feb. 1683 
Begbie (Baigbie), Barbara ; and Alexander Wight, her husband 6 Feb. 1668 
.. Bessie, sometime spouse to George Gothra, in Over- 

Boltoun, constab. of Haddington 2 Feb. 1626 

„ George, in Elstanefuird, constab. of Haddington 6 Mar. 1616 

„ George, in Baigbe 3 Mar. 1692 

„ George, farmer in Nether-Bolton 6 Dec. 1700 

„ Isobel, and Patrick Whyt, her husband 12 Aug. 1676 

„ James, in West-field in Haddington 3 July 1624 

„ James, in Nungate of Haddington n Oct. 1682 

See also Aitchison, Margaret. 
„ John, in Samuelstoun 4 Dec. 1649 

See also Cairns, Jean. 
„ John, in Dremhills H. 4 Jan. 1653 

„ John, in Westfield 20 Nov. 1661 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 31 

Begbie (Baigbie), John, in Bolton 20 Nov. 1677 

„ John, in Elphingstoun 16 Mar. 1691 

„ Patrick, indweller in Baigbie 8 Nov. 1649 
„ Patrick, in Samuelstoun. See Allan, Margaret. 

„ William, in Boltoun H. 9 Mar. 1654 

„ William, in Nether-Bolton 8 Feb. 1672 

See also Scheil, Alison. 

„ William, in Montfair 22 Oct. 1682 
„ William, litster in Haddington. See Wilson, Margaret. 

Begg, Helen, indweller in Edinburgh 2 Feb. 1649 
, Helen. See Marshall, Robert, skipper in Queensferry. 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1653 

„ Jonet, in Lanemerk, par. of Cumnok, in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 14 Jan. 1603 
„ Marion, relict of David Wilson, maltman, burgess of 
Edinburgh, and sometime spouse to David Young, 

maltman, burgess of Edinburgh u Jan. 1625 

„ Martene, in Hielar, par. of Mauchline in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 23 Jan. 1607 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Johnston, Agnes. 

Beinstoun, George, in Craill, servitor to John Beinstoun, there 19 June 1602 
Beir, Henry, baxter, burgess of Linlithgow. See Auld, Isobel. 

„ John, baillie of Linlithgow. See Henderson, Jonet. 

Beiris, Alexander, tailor at Lundoune 14 Aug. 161 5 

Beistine, Michael, indweller in Leith 17 Jan. 1668 

Belhaven, John, Lord H. 13 Nov. 1652 

„ Lady. See Hamilton, Margaret. 

Bell, Adam, in Crombie, Fife 16 Feb. 1604 

„ Adam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Nov. 1635 

,, Adam, in Craigbrie, par. of Dalmany, sher. of Linlithgow 30 July 1639 
„ Agnes, spouse of Samuel Wilson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

8 Mar. 1620 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to William Richie, alias Smith, 

maltman, burgess of Linlithgow 9 July 1623 
,, Agnes, spouse to Thomas Menzies, elder, litster, burgess 

of Musselburgh 30 Nov. 1666 

„ Alexander, in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 30 June 1607 

„ Alexander, in Segyhill, par. of Logy, in Fife 15 June 1609 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Mar. 1674 

See also Cairns, Jean. 
„ Alason ; and Thomas Borthick, in Whytburgh, her spouse H. 13 Oct. 1656 
„ Allan, in Littil-Blaikburne, par. of Livingston, sher. of 

Linlithgow 29 July 1624 

,, Allan, portioner in Little-Blackburn 30 Dec. 1685 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 28 Jan. 1609 

See also Rankene, Elizabeth. 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 21 Dec. 1638 

See also Gibson, Christian. 

,, Andro, weaver in Wester-Duddingston 21 Nov. 1645 
„ Lieut.-Colonel Andro 23 Feb. and 12 Apr. 1649 

„ Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1675 

„ Dame Anna, relict of Sir Alexander Hope, of Grantoun 19 June 1684 
„ Barbara, sometime spouse to George Drummond, in the 

Loneheid of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 21 June 1616 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to William Lowis, in Ettilstoun, 

sher. of Peebles 22 July 1609 
„ Bartilmo, in Humbie, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 29 June 1631 

See also Aird, Christian. 

„ Bartholomew, in the Nortoune 6 Dec. 1665 
„ Bessie, only lawful daughter to the deceased John B., 

younger, mealmaker in Humbie 4 Jan. 1667 
„ David, in College of Lyncludden, par. of Terreglis, stew. 

of Kirkcudbright Ji Nov. 1706 



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4 Sept. 
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3 Oct. 

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12 Apr. 



Mi. David, servitor to Lord Innerpeftcr 25 Apr. 

David, son lawful to the deceased Mr. John 15., elder, 

minister at Glasgow 22 Feb. 

Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Alexander Mylne, merchant. 

burgess of Linlithgow 1 Oct. 

Euphame, sometime spouse to William Dalgleiss, baxter, 
burgess of Edinburgh 

Eupham, spouse to James Dunmuir, indweller in Linlithgow 

I ieorge, in Blyth, par. of Lauder, sher. of Berwick 

( ,. orge, late provost of Linlithgow 

George, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 

See also Glen, Marion. 

( leorge, burgess of Dunbar 

George, merchant in Linlithgow 

George, in Glengelt. See Bathgate, Jonet. 

Gilbert, upholsterer, burgess of Edinburgh 

II any, watch-maker in the Canongate 

Henry, in Arthur-head, par. of Cambusnethen, sher. of Lanark 

2 Feb. 1603 and 9 Feb. 

1 [enry, skipper in Leith 30 Oct. 

Isobel, relict of David Logane, skipper in Leith 20 Mar. 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 June 

See also Deans, Agnes. 

James, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Feb. 

James, in 1'ardovane 23 Jan. 

fames, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Mar. 

James 1 Dec. 

James, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. See Davidson, Dorathie. 

John, in Hauch-mylne, par. of Markinch, Fife 23 Mar. 

John, in Kirkliston, sher. of Linlithgow 9 June 

Mr. fohn, minister and indweller in the Canongate 15 Mar. 

John, maltman, burgess of Linlithgow 7 June 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1626 and 9 Sept. 

John, in the Dean, bailie in the Water of Leith 12 Nov. 

John, elder, in Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Jan. 

John, burgess of Linlithgow 

John, weivar in PaulPs Work 

John, indweller in the Water of Leith 

John, younger, indweller in Duddingston 

John, indweller in Littill-Blaikburn 

John, in Dechmont 

John, younger, in Humbie 

John, in Kinkavell 

John, weaver in Wester-Duddingston 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

John, merchant in Edinburgh 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

John, in Langgie. See Haliday, Jonet. 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

John, in Humbie. See Schaw, Jonet. 

John, in the Dane. See Paterson, Christian ; and Young, Barbara. 

John, maltman, burgess of Linlithgow. See Waugh, Jeane. 

Jonet, spouse to Patrick Burne, in Eister-Quhitburne, par. 

of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 23 Feb. 1602 

Jonet, sometime spouse to Simon Walderstoun, in Adniston, 
par. of Lauder, baill. of Lauderdale, sher. of 
Berwick 29 June 1603 

Jonet, sometime spouse to William Thomsoun, maltman 

in Leith 30 Mar. 1605 

Jonet, sometime spouse to John Reid, indweller in Dal- 
keith, sher. of Edinburgh 17 June 1608 



18 Nov. 



20 Dec. 

21 Nov. 
and 8 Dec. 

5 Aug. 

7 Feb. 

25 June 

29 Jan. 

9 July 

1 May 

24 Apr. 

22 July 

20 Sept. 



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648 

647 
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695 
696 
697 



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Bell, Jonet, relict of James Law, indweller in the Water of 

Leith, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 2 Dec. 

„ Jonet, relict of John Pringle, tenant in Wadderstoun 18 June 

„ Katherine, spouse to David Fergusone, merchant in Kirkcaldy 13 July 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Clark, candlemaker, 

burgess of Edinburgh 4 Apr. 

,, Marion, spouse to John Broune, mariner, burgess of Dysart 26 Mar. 
„ Marion, spouse to Mr. Andro Ker, town-clerk of Linlithgow 6 June 
„ Marjory, daughter lawful to umquhile William B., in Linlithgow 

17 June 
„ Marjory, sometime servitrix to umquhile Mr. William 

Stirling, writer in Edinburgh 22 June 

„ Michaell, in Nether-Dechmont, par. of Livingston, sher. of 

Linlithgow 21 Mar. 

„ Michael, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 

„ Nicoll, baxter, burgess of Linlithgow 11 June 

„ Patrick, in Laflatt, par. of Preston-kirk, constab. of Haddington 

1 1 Feb. 
„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 

„ Robert, baillie and burgess of Lithgow 29 Jan. 

„ Robert, W.S. 8 Dec. 1700 and 8 June 

„ Stephen, in Pressetholme 23 Jan. 

„ Thomas, in Swounhop, par. of Lauder, sher. of Berwick 9 July 

„ Thomas, indweller in Leith 20 June 

„ Thomas, in Humbe 14 May 

„ Mr. Thomas, Professor of Philosophy of the College of Edinburgh 

23 July 
„ Thomas, in Wester-Balnabreich. See Baxter, Margaret. 
„ Walter, at Bellsmylne, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 11 Oct. 
„ Walter, in Bells-mylne, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 

18 May 
„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 June 
„ Walter, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hunter, Mause. 

„ William, indweller in Glasgow 20 May 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Ayr. 15 May 

„ William, cordiner, burgess of Dysart 22 Dec. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 31 May 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 27 Aug. 

See also Kay, Jean ; and Inglis, Jonet. 
„ William, elder, burgess of Linlithgow 24 Aug. 

„ William, wright, burgess of Edinburgh _ 2 Aug. 1672 and 23 Sept. 

See also Adinston, Christian. 
Bellenden, James, par. of Lasswade, sher. of Edinburgh 2 Jan. 

„ James, younger, of Pettindreich, par. of Leswaid, sher. of Edinburgh 

28 Feb. 
„ Sir James, of Brochtoun, knight, Lord Superior of the 

Burgh of the Canongate 29 Nov. 

„ James, indweller in Leith 2 ° Jan. 

„ John, of Spittell, par. of St. Katherine of the Hoipis, sher. 

of Edinburgh 4 Mar. 

„ Jonet, sometime servitrix to John Burrell, burgess of Edinburgh 
J 15 Dec. 

„ Marion, elder, relict of John Ramsay, of Dalhoussie, par. 

of Caringtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Sir Patrik, of Evie, knight, in the Canongate 
„ Robert, at Parkend, par. of Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Robert, stabler, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ William, maltman, burgess of the Canongate 
Bellerman, Margaret. See Ambrose, George, indweller in the 
Castle of Edinburgh. 

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Bellie, fames, m Polgarrok, par. of Abirlemnoche, in Angus 29 Jan. 1607 
Belshes (Belseis), Sir Alexander, of Tofts. See Skene, Dame Jean. 

Andro, of that Ilk, par. of Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 27 Sept. 1636 

fames, brother-german to umquhile John !>., of Tofts, advocate 17 Dec. 1649 

Jeane, spouse to George Sandilands, of Gilswalls H. 27 Jan. 1655 

.. John, advocate 4 Mar. 1632 

See also Craig, Jonet. 

Jonet, spouse to Andro Coupar, of Thomustoun 24 Oct. 1645 
Benne, Robert, maltman in Leith. See Orrock, Margaret. 

Bennet, Adam, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 27 Mar. 1646 

„ Adam, in Rottinrawe H. 11 Sept. 1656 

„ Alexander, mariner, burgess of Pettinweme 23 June 1603 

Audio, in the Gray-stane, par. of Kilconquer, in Fife 11 Feb. 1607 
See also Finlay, Margaret. 

„ Andro, younger, in the Gray-stane, par. of Kilconquer, in Fife 11 Feb. 1607 

„ Andro, son to the deceased Thomas B., writer in Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1678 
„ Cristian, relict of John Bowman, alias Anderson, in Eister- 

Bochlavie, par. of Aberdour, in Fife 4 Dec. 1606 
„ Mr. David, minister at Stirling. See Swinton, Margaret. 
„ Dame Elizabeth, relict of Sir Thomas Hope, of Craighall, 

his Majesty's advocate 8 Feb. 1666 

„ George, clerk, in Musselburgh 23 Feb. 1612 

„ George, in the Milhill of Musselburgh 21 Feb. 1632 

„ George, skipper in Borrowstones 17 May 1664 

„ George, in North Berwick 7 Apr. 1668 

„ George, baxter in Edinburgh 12 Feb. 1684 
„ George, in Graystane. See Carstairs, Agnes. 
„ George, burgess of Musselburgh. See Kilgour, Janet. 

„ G rigour, burgess of Stirling 4 July 1607 

„ James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Mar. 1 646 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Dunfermline 27 July 1605 

„ John, at Garney-brig, par. of Cleische, in Fife 14 June 1609 

See also Thomson, Jonet. 

„ Mr. John, minister at Heriot, sher. of Edinburgh 5 Nov. 1617 
„ John, in the Louppis. See Russell, Katherine. 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Andro Law, burgess of 

Falkland, in Fife 8 July 1607 

„ Richard, elder, burgess of Musselburgh 14 Nov. 1634 
„ Richard, burgess of Musselburgh. See Duncan, Alison. 
„ Richard, town-clerk of Musselburgh. See Scot, Janet. 

„ Robert, younger, notary, burgess of Musselburgh 27 Feb. 1633 

„ Robert, cooper in Leith 3 Oct. 1667 

„ Robert, maltman in Leith 3 Dec. 1691 
„ Robert, burgess in Haddington. See Home, Margaret. 

„ Thomas, glassin-wright, burgess of Edinburgh 16 June 1649 

„ Thomas, writer in Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1673 

„ Thomas, writer in Edinburgh 13 Nov. 1693 

„ William, in Bambreich, par. of Pitcairne, sher. of Perth 21 Feb. 1604 
„ William, at the Bridge of Gairdin. See Inglis, Jonet. 
Bennie, Robert, portioner of Eist-Bordland, par. of Falkirk, 

sher. of Stirling 25 Apr. 1606 

„ John, bellman, indwellc in Stirling 20 July 1607 

Bernard, Dame Clara, Countess of Forth and Bramfoord 15 Mar. 1681 

Berrik, John, at the Iiurnesyde of Cassindillie, par. of Seres, Fife 24 Mar. 1604 

Bertram (Bartrum), Alison, relict of Robert Dikson, in West- 

houpe, par. of Garvalt I Apr. 1633 
„ Alison, spouse to James Martine, in Skaitbus-mylnne H. 22 Apr. 1653 

„ Barnard, messenger, indweller in Edinburgh 8 Dec. 1619 

See Lamb, Elizabeth. 
., Bessy, sometime spouse to Adam Lermont, in Fuird, par. 

of Quhytkirk, constab. of Haddington 9 Dec. 161 5 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 35 

Bertram (Bartrum), George, in Rynslaw H. 27 Oct. 1656 

„ John, burgess of Haddington 12 Jan. 1603 

„ Malie, sometime spouse to John Smyth, in Biggar, sher. of Lanark 

2 Feb. 1604 
„ Marion, relict of James Goodaill, in Newburne 28 Mar. 1688 

„ Patrick, in West-hoip, par. of Garvett, constab. of Haddington 24 Jan. 1643 

See also Home, Elizabeth. 
„ Susanna, spouse to James Ballantyne, chirurgeon in Dunbar 24 Sept. 1683 
„ William, tailor, burgess of Canongate 23 Aug. 1620 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 July 1661 

Beugo, Gawen, in Breich 1 Nov. 1666 

,, Gawin, in Brichdyk 25 Oct. 1687 

„ George, in Houatstone 18 Aug. 1656 

Beverage, Cristian, sometime spouse to Andro Hardie, in 

Wester-Rossie, par. of Cullessy, Fife 20 Mar. 1604 

„ Katherine, spouse to Thomas Hutoun, portioner of Wester Luscor 

9 Mar. 1608 
„ Richard, in Over-Rossie, par. of Collessy, Fife 10 July 1601 

Bew, Thomas, in Tranent 23 Sept. 1674 

Bezet, Walter, skipper in Preston-pans ; and Helen Barleman, his spouse 

9 Dec. 1699 
Bichatt, John, bonnet-maker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Eistoun, Isobel. 

„ Peter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1634 

Bickartoun, Cristian, daughter lawful to umquhile John B., 

shoemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Apr. 1646 

,, David, indweller in Leith 8 Dec. 1635 

„ David, maltman, indweller in Leith. See Covintrie, Katherine. 
„ Harry, writer, indweller in Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1602 

„ James, burgess of Falkland, See Storrer, Marjory. 

„ John, in Drem, par. of Haddington 2 Mar. 161 5 

„ John, in Dirleton 25 July 1662 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Andro Hay, servitor to John, 

Archbishop of St. Andrews, High Chancellor of Scotland 

14 June 1637 
„ William, maltman in Leith 14 Aug. 1637 

„ William, in Haddington. See Lindsay, Margaret. 
Bie, Alexander, in Fuird, par. of Tunyngham, constab. of Haddington 

2 Nov. 1638 
„ David, in Knowes, par. of Tyningham, constab. of Haddington 

16 Apr. 1632 
Biggar, Alexander, in Eister-Newtoun, par. of Kirknewtoun, 

sher. of Edinburgh 21 June 1625 

„ Alexander ; and Margaret Elphingstoun, in Easter- 
Newtoun, his spouse, par. of Kirknewton, sher. 
of Edinburgh 5 Jan. 1641 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1668 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 1690 

„ James, maltman, indweller outwith the West-port of Edinburgh 

31 Jan. 1631 
„ James, indweller in Eister-Newtoun 29 Jan. 1653 

„ Major John, of Wollmet 28 Nov. 1682 

„ John, in Wolmet. See Edmonstoune, Alison. 

„ Mr. Thomas, minister at Kinghorn in Fife 10 July 1607 

„ Walter, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Oct. 1626 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1625 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh _ 4 July 1674 

Bighet, Jonet, sometime servitrix to James Wilkie, in Sauch- 

toun-hall, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 5 Oct. 161 5 
Bigholme, William, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Clunie, Helen. 
Binnie (Bynnie), Agnes, spouse to Alexander Robertson, tailor, 

burgess of the Canongate 4 June 1658 



36 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Binnie (Bynnie), Alexander, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 June 1632 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Dec. 1656 
See also Halliburton, Margaret ; Ranken, {Catherine ; 
and Trotter, Marie. 
„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Robert Broun, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 9 Jan. 1635 

.. James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Jan. 1643 

.. James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Jan. 1659 

.. John, in lieltoun, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 20 Feb. 1638 

., John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1653 
John, tailor in Edinburgh. See Hamilton, Margaret. 

fonet ; and John Sempill, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Dec. 1661 

Thomas, brother to William B., burgess of Edinburgh 13 Oct. 1621 

.. Thomas, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Jan. 1625 

,, William, merchant, indweller in Edinburgh 24 July 1607 

,, William, burgess of Edinburgh 2 June 1631 

Binning, Mr. James, advocate ; and John B., his grand-child 16 Apr. 1700 
„ James, in Fuird. See Adinstoun, Marion. 
„ James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Fuird, Agnes. 
„ Margaret, lawful daughter to John Bynning, in Beltoun, 

par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 29 Mar. 1602 

„ Margaret, spouse to John Dawson, in Beltan 1 Mar. 16S3 

„ Mar-, net, relict of Cristopher Barnwall, musician 25 July 1700 
Marion, relict of Robert Liddell, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

25 July 1700 

,, Patrick, in Torphichen 7 Nov. 1683 

„ Robert, in Drimcors 20 Nov. 1686 
„ Susanna, sometime spouse to James Douglas, indweller in Leith 

29 June 1609 

„ Thomas, mariner in St. Monnans, in Fife 3 June 1607 

„ Thomas, in Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 31 Jan. 161 1 

„ Thomas, in Spot-mylne, constab. of Haddington 22 June 1626 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1649 

„ Captain Thomas, indweller in the Canongate 31 Jan. 1671 

„ Thomas, merchant in London 2 July 1675 
Binzeoun, Alexander, in Fullertoun. See Wood, Jane. 
Bird, Jonet, sometime spouse to George Ros, in the Canonmills, 

par. of St. Cuthbert, beside Edinburgh, sher. thereof 27 Dec. 1602 
Birgie, Cristian, sometime spouse to Edward Frissell, fisher 

in Dunbar 5 Dec. 1632 
„ Mr. James, servitor to the Laird of Broxmouth, par. of 

Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 9 June 1604 
Birnabane, James, wobster, burgess of Dunbar. See Calder, Margaret. 

Birnabie, John, burgess of Dunbar 12 May 1687 

„ William, merchant in Preston-pans 28 June 1684 

Birnie, Elizabeth, spouse to John Smyth, weaver in Edinburgh 9 June 1664 

„ Mr. Henry, servitor to Walter Mawer, writer in Edinburgh 11 June 1602 
., John, officer in Canongate. See Johnston, Thomas. 
Birrell, ( icillis, sometime spouse to Robert Bowman, in Dunbug, 

in Fife 19 June 1607 

,, Thomas, in Pitkernc, par. of Leslie, in Fife 16 July 1605 

Birs, Samuel, writer to the signet, indweller in Edinburgh 16 Jan. 1617 

Birscat, John, tailor, burgess of Glasgow 8 Dec. 1601 

,, Thomas, tailor, burgess of Glasgow 29 June 1601 

Bishop (Bischop), He-is, relict of William Brunton, stabler in 

Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1608 
„ Cristian, spouse to Thomas Paterson, candlemaker, 

burgess of Edinburgh 10 July 1640 
„ Cristian, relict of William Millar, indweller in the Water 

of Leith 1 Oct. 1651 

George, in Chftoun 1 July 1630 



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Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



37 



Bishop (Bischop), George, in the Daine, servitor to Thomas 

Cleghorne, in Drylaw 28 Jan. 

„ Helen, relict of Walter Grahame, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 

22 Mar. 
„ James, in Haltoun-burnefute, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 

26 July 
„ James, in the Maines of Calder ; and Robert and John B., 

his lawful sons 8 Nov. 

„ John, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Elizabeth 

Touch, his spouse 16 Nov. 

„ John, in Holmylne 28 Aug. 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Sandelands, baxter, 

burgess of Edinburgh 24 Sept. 

„ William, in Gogar-mains, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Feb. 
,, William, in Hilderstoun 10 Mar. 

„ William, shoemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 27 July 

„ William, indweller in Caldhome 10 Nov. 

„ William, in Currie. See Ramsay, Elizabeth. 

„ William, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Sympson, Nicolas. 
Bissett, Alexander, mariner in Prestonpans 25 Feb, 



Andrew, skipper in Queensferry 
George, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 
John, indweller in Edinburgh 
John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
John, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 



23 Aug. 
12 Mar. 

24 Mar. 
19 Oct. 

20 SeDt. 






,, Thomas, wright, indweller in Prestoun, constab. of Haddington 

19 Oct. 

,, Thomas, burgess of Queensferry ; and Jean Gib, his spouse 1 Apr. 

„ William, wright in Tranent H. 5 June 

Blaber, Henny, in Drumsleid, par. of Fordoun, in the Mearns 19 Feb. 

Black, Abracham, in Fisherraw. See Fairlie, Agnes. 

„ Agnes, relict of Thomas Nicoll, in Wattersyde, par. of 

Lowdoun, sher. of Ayr 3 June 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mastertoun, Helen. 
„ Andro, in Newtoun-Grange, par. of Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 

21 Feb. 
„ Christian, in Ferdinreoch, par. of Cumnok 7 June 

„ Grissell, sometime spouse to William Younger, in the Fisherraw 

2 Feb. 
George, miller in Stenipeth-mill H. 30 Jan. 

George, in Stonypeth 11 May 

See also Caldcleugh, Catherine. 
George, skipper in Dunbar 29 June 

Henry, litster, indweller in the Canongate 7 Feb. 

Isobel, spouse to John Broune, in Paple 26 Apr. 

James, merchant, burgess of Haddington 16 Feb. 

James, in Auldstoun. See Walker, Jonet. 

John, sometime schoolmaster, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 

John, son to John B., in East-Fudwod, par. of Carneweth, 

sher. of Lanark 23 Nov. 

John, in Dalmahoy, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Mar. 

See also Merche, Katherine. 
John, officer at the Gray Freir-port of Edinburgh 21 May 

John, skipper, burgess of Anstruther 2 Apr. 

John, in Stanepeth-mylne, par. of Quhittinghame, constab. 

of Haddington 8 June 

John, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Oct. 

John, son to umquhile Roger Blak, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 Mar. 
John, burgess of Haddington 20 Aug. 

John, elder, in Fairlay. See Clark, Jonet. 






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[1601-1700. 



22 May 

2 Oct. 

25 Nov. 



Black, Mm, flesher, citiner in St. Andrews. See Hermond, Margaret. 
„ [ohn, in the Dom-heid of Damelston. See Lamb, Elizabeth. 
„ Margaret, spouse to Andro Smyth, merchant in Haddington 16 Jan 
Margaret, only lawful bairn to ummihile John B., officer 

at the < irey-freir port of Edinburgh 8 Feb 

„ Mar-. net, spouse to Peter Carkettill, merchant, burgess of 

Haddington II. 4 Jan 

„ Marion ; and George Cockburne, elder, merchant, 

burgess of Haddington, her spouse H 

„ Patrik, skipper, burgess of Anstruther east of the burne in 

Kile 
„ Patrick, sometime in Largo. See Gichane, Barbara. 
.. Margrat, indweller in Leith 
„ Patrick, in Steanypeth-mylne. Set Williamson, Marion. 

Peter, in Knokcristane, par. of Kirkconnell, sher. of Dumfries 6 June 
„ Robert, portioner of Kilrynnie, in Fife 3 July 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 May 

„ Robert, skipper, burgess of Dunbar 27 Aug. 

„ Robert, burgess of Dunbar. See Kellie, Jonet. 

„ Roger, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Mar. 

„ Simon, seaman in Fisherrow, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 

g Dec. 
„ Stephen, tailor, burgess of Perth 
„ Thomas, in Samuelstoun, par. of Haddington 
„ Walter, mealmaker in Leith 
„ William, baxter, burgess of Haddington 

See also Anderson, Isobel. 
Blackadder, Agnes, relict of James Robeson, mealmaker in the 

Potteraw 
„ Agnes, relict of John Eastoun, maltman in Edinburgh 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to John Kinloche, in Hilsyde, 

par. of Dunfermline 
„ Isobel, spouse to Thomas Pollok, in Plesant, beside Edinbur 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to William Anderson, in Kello, 

par. of Edrem, sher. of Berwick 
„ Patrik, of Mylhillis. See Bruce, Marion. 
Blackburn, Helen, spouse to Thomas Mure, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 
„ Jonet, relict of William Aickyne, burgess of Haddington 
,, Jonet. See Lichtoun, John, baxter in North Berwick. 
,, Margaret, relict of Ronald Paterson, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 
„ Marion, relict of Robert Nasmith, burgess of Hadding- 
ton ; and Thomas N., indweller there, his son 
,, Patrick, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Peter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Thomas, burgess of Haddington 

Sec also Porteous, Marion. 
„ William, burgess of Inverkeithing in Fife 
Blackden, Thomas, in Melrose ; and Katherine Barcar, 



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16 Sept. 

2 June 

7 July 



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10 Feb. 
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10 Sept. 



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26 Mar. 



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9 Apr. 

22 Apr. 

20 Sept. 

. 18 Jan. 

14 Jan. 



spouse, sher. of Roxburgh 



Blacklaw, Mr. Daniel, schoolmaster at Leswaid 
,, John, in Fingland, par. of Drummalzear, sher. of Peebles 
,, [ohn, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Blackwood, George, merchant in Edinburgh. Sec Seton, Marion. 
„ Helen, relict of Alexander Brand, in Blaksyd of Aldie, and 

last spouse to Robert Brand there 
„ James, citiner in Dunblane 
.. John, in Carnok, Fife 

Margaret, relict of John Anguss, in Ballingall, par. of 
Unveil, sher. of Kinross 



21 Feb. 
15 Oct. 

15 July 
18 Dec. 



11 Mar 
27 Oct. 

19 Mar. 



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608 

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657 

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1 601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 39 

Blackwood, Robert, merchant, burgess of Ayr 25 Mar. 1609 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Burgan, Agnes. 
Blaikie, Alexander, miller at the West-mylne of Newbottill. See 

Graham, Marion. 
Alexander, in West-houses. See Thomson, Cristian. 
James, lawful son to umquhile Robert B., pewderar, burgess 

of the Canongate 18 Mar. 1631 

John, baxter in Dalkeith, and Alison Baillie, his spouse 28 Mar. 1646 

Margaret, spouse to Bernard Ayttoun, indweller in Blanss, 

par. of Salton, constab. of Haddington 11 July 1643 

Mathew, mealmaker in Over-braid, par. of St. Cuthbert, 

sher. of Edinburgh 15 June 1602 

Michael, in Burnehous, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 4 July 1616 

Robert, indweller in the West-houses, par. of Newbottill, 

sher. of Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1648 

Robert, indweller in Combaslak. See Plenderleith, Margaret. 
Robert, pewderar, burgess of the Canongate. See Wright, Margaret. 
Thomas, elder, indweller in Westhouses, par. of Newbottle, 

sher. of Edinburgh 1 June 1650 

Blaikly, John, merchant. See Thorn, Marion. 
Blair, Agnes, relict of William Blair, portioner of Innerbuss, 

par. of Scone, sher. of Perth 12 Mar. 1607 

Agnes, sometime spouse to Alexander Millar, in Scone, sher. of Perth 

31 July 1607 
Agnes, spouse to Henry Stenhope, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

6 Aug. 1639 
Alexander, brother-german to umquhile Andro B., of Ard- 

blair, burgess of Perth 24 May 1606 

Alexander, of Balthyok, par. of Kinnoull, sher. of Perth 9 Feb. 1604 

Alexander, miller at Linton 5 Dec. 1661 

Alexander, citizen and tailor, burgess of London 23 Mar. and 2 Aug. 1672 
Allan, in Orchart, par. of Campsie, sher. of Stirling 23 May 1606 

Andro, in Innerbuss. See Scott, Helen. 
Mr. Archibald, son lawful to the deceased Mr. Robert B., minister 

1 Dec. 1674 
Daniel, writer in Borrostounes 1 May 1685 

David, in Midiltoun, par. of Borthuik, sher. of Edinburgh 20 July 1633 
David, sometime tenant in Turnidyks 27 Aug. 1690 

Elspeth. See Mirrielees, James, in Wester-Pencaitland. 
Gawin, indweller in Linlithgow. See Hendersone, Jonet. 
George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Stirling, Margaret. 
Helen, lawful daughter to the deceased Laurence B., of 

Over-doordie 8 Sept. 1694 

Isobel, spouse to Thomas Gaw, notary, burgess of Perth 15 June 1602 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Oct. 1658 

Mr. James, minister of Dumbo in Ireland 20 Dec. 1687 

James, of Glasclune 10 July 1693 

James, of Ladyland. See Brisbane, Margaret. 
James, merchant, burgess of Ayr. See Sinclair, Margaret. 
Janet, relict of Patrick Hog, indweller in Natoun, sher. of Edinburgh 

20 Aug. 1653 
John, in Mekill-Banchrie, par. of Blair, sher. of Perth 4 Nov. 1608 

John, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 27 Jan. 1624 

John, in Blaikscheill, par. of Keith-merschell, sher. of Edinburgh 

3 Jan. 1633 
John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Jan. 1649 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Apr. 1667 

John, merchant in Borrowstones 24 July 1688 

John, in the Wodehead of Ormestoun. See Brysone, Margaret. 
John, in Paistoun. See Dalgleish, Isobel. 
John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Howat, Barbara. 



40 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Blair, {Catherine, sometime spouse to Robert Grahame, of Thornik, in Perth 

16 Mar. 1603 
„ Colonel Lawrence 4 Oct. 1647 

„ Margaret, spouse to George Blair, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

20 Aug. 1664 
„ Marjorie, spouse to Thomas Weitoune in North Ballok 17 Aug. 1607 

„ Michael, in Esperstoun, par. of Tempill, sher. of Edinburgh 7 Jan. 1624 

See also Thomson, Marion. 
„ Patrik, merchant, burgess of Perth 8 Feb. 1604 

„ Patrick, in Cairney 6 Feb. 1608 

„ Patrik, in Buttergask, par. of Cargill, sher. of Perth 3 Mar. 1604 

„ Captain Patrick 29 Dec. 1693 

„ Richard, in Blakscheillis, par. of Nether-Keith, constab. of Haddington 

27 July 1622 
„ Richard, indweller in the Fuird, par. of Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 

3 Feb. 1635 
„ Richard, in Morame H. 15 Nov. 1656 

„ Richard, in Tarcraik 24 May 1662 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Perth 17 Apr. 1607 

„ Robert, son to Mr. Robert B., minister at St. Andrews 7 July 1654 

„ Thomas, skipper, burgess of Dundee 5 Dec. 1607 

See Wedderburne, Katherine. 
„ Thomas, maltman, burgess of Glasgow 22 Mar. 1608 

„ Thomas, in Inschiray, par. of Kynnoull, sher. of Perth 16 June 1609 

„ Thomas, servitor to Mr. Alexander King, advocate 23 Mar. 1616 

„ Thomas, in Inchgray. See Hay, Jonet. 
„ Thomas, vintiner in Edinburgh. See Mitchell, Jean. 

, William, in Quhytcraig, par. of Dairy, sher. of Ayr 26 Feb. 1607 

„ William, burgess of the Canongate 14 Feb. 1617 

„ William, servitor to Sir William Scott, of Elie, knight 7 Apr. 1625 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Nov. 1664 

„ William, merchant in Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1690 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Perth. See Anderson, Marjory. 
Blake, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Oct. 1623 

„ Marjory, sometime spouse to Mark Areis, indweller in the 

Fisherraw, burgess of Musselburgh 3 Feb. 1627 

Blane, Fynlay, burgess of Wigtown 4 Feb. 1604 

„ John, in Arrow. See Ascheland, Marion. 
Blewass, John, in Somishill, par. of Dun, in Angus 8 Feb. 1606 

Blinschell, Mr. Umphra, advocate 26 Dec. 1629, and 23 Feb. 1630 

See Kincaid, Isobel. 
Blyth, Agnes, daughter lawful to umquhile Mr. Henry B., some- 

tyme minister at Eccles 24 July 1665 

„ Andro, in Auchlochane, par. of Lesmahago, sher. of Lanark 2 Dec. 1603 
„ Andro 15 Mar. 1667 

„ Mr. Henry, sometime minister at Eckelles, sher. of Berwick 20 Jan. 1636 

See also Hart, Agnes. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to James Dalzell, cooper, burgess of Edinburgh 

31 Mar. 1625 
„ James, skipper in Leith. See Robertson, Cristian. 

„ John, mealmaker, indweller in Dysart 6 Jan. 1604 

„ John, in Pirnetatoun, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Feb. 1605 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Jamesoun, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 14 July 1631 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to George Suitie, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1628 

„ Robert, tailor, burgess of Haddington H. 5 June and 27 Nov. 1657 

„ Robert, of Spittell, Co. Durham, German 24 May 1662 

„ Robert, indweller in Penkaitland. See Ellem, Bessie. 
„ Thomas, hind in Burnehouse, par. ot Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 

23 Feb. 1639 



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Blythman, John, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh. See Park, Isobel. 
„ Marion. See Keir, Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ William, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 15 May 1646 

Body, Mr. Gilbert, minister at the Kirk of Holme, Orkney 1 Nov. 1606 

Bog, Elizabeth. See Beck, Mungo, merchant in Edinburgh. 
„ John, skinner, burgess of Perth. See Mathew, Agnes. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to David Rynd, flesher in Perth 2 Aug. 1605 

„ Margret. See Weir, William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Stevinson, Jonet. 

Bogie, Robert, tailor in Kinnaird, par. of Epdie, Fife 5 Feb. 1601 

Boig, Anna, indweller in Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1673 

„ Hew, writer in Edinburgh 13 Aug. 1681 

„ James, master of His Majesty's ailsellers 14 fan. 1608 

„ James, baxter, indweller in the Potterraw, beside Edinburgh 7 July 1620 
„ Jean, spouse to John Hardie, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Dec. 1658 
„ John, in Innerwick, constab. of Haddington 19 Jan. 1609 

„ John, son to umquhile John B., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Nov. 1671 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Cornelius Tailfeir, pewderar, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 Sept. 1626 

„ Robert, sometime servitor to Robert Prestoun, of Craigmillar 27 May 1642 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Home, Grissell. 

Boik, John, merchant, burgess, Edinburgh. See Arthur, Elizabeth. 
„ John, sometime servitor to His Majesty. See Balfour, Geillis. 
„ Thomas, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Jonet Hird- 

man, his spouse 18 Dec. 1645 

Boll, James, cordiner, indweller in Edinburgh 19 June 1656 

Bonar, Alexander, of Balgerscho, in Perth 19 May 1609 

„ Cristian, relict of Mr. James Spence, sometime minister 

at Alva 15 Dec. 1653 

„ James, sherif-deputy of Forfar 9 Aug. 1602 

„ James, of Bonarton 8 Feb. 1681 and 17 Aug. 1691 

„ John, of Lumquhat ; and Elizabeth Ramsay, his relict 20 Jan. 1604 

„ John, in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 5 May 1624 

„ John, of Bonaitoune (Bainortoun), burgess of Edinburgh 

27 July 1675 and 22 Mar. 1681 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Pont, Katherine. 
„ Ninian, skipper in Leith 20 Mar. 1676 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Nov. 1647 

See also Carmuire, Marion. 
„ William, of Rossie, par. of Cullessie, Fife 26 May 1602 

„ William, clerk to his Majesty's Mint 2 Mar. 1699 

Boncle (Bonkill), Alexander, dyker, in Nether-Currie, par. of 

Currie, sher. of Edinburgh 18 July 1621 

„ James, indweller in the Canongate 26 Apr. 1627 

„ John, mealmaker, indweller in Leith 2 Mar. 1614 

See also Merstoun, Alison. 
„ John, in Foull-scheillis. See Nimmo, Isobel. 
„ Thomas, fisher in Reid-heuche. See Wilson, Katherine. 
„ William, burgess of Dunbar H. 12 Oct. 1652 

Bontaverne, Beatrix, sometime spouse to David Duncane, malt- 
man, burgess of Coupar n June 1602 

Bonthorne, John, in Casche, par. of Strameglo, sher. of Coupar in Fife 

25 Jan. 1604 

Bontoun, Margaret, relict of John Mayne, candlemaker, burgess 

of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1645 

Boog, Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Thomas Coutts, W.S. 4 Jan. 1627 

„ George, in Calton , 2 7 Jan. 1646 

„ Helen, relict of James Somervaill, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
" ' 25 Mar. 1646 

„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 19 Dec. 1649 



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Boog, John, merchant, bur-ess of Edinburgh 20 Mar. 

., Mi. Robert, writer in Edinburgh 6 Apr. 

William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 May 

Book, An bibald, sleddar in Leith 5 July 

,. John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 May 

Bordland, Archibald, in Flemyngshill, par. of Kilmarnock in 

Cuningham, sher. of Ayr 4 Mar. 

Borlands, Bessie, sometime spouse to Peter Spot, tailor, burgess 

of Edinburgh 16 July 

„ John, litster, burgess of Edinburgh. See Peacock, Elizabeth. 
„ John, Edinburgh. See Sibbald, Jonet. 

„ Thomas, late baillie of Portsburgh 11 Aug. 

„ Thomas, portioner of Kings-Stables ; and Violet Broune, 
his relict, thereafter spouse to Robert Douglas, 
younger, late baillie of Musselburgh 17 July 

Borthwick, Alexander, in Johnstoun-burne ; and Sibella Cairns, 

his spous H. 24 Apr. 

„ Alexander, baxter, burgess of Haddington 24 Nov. 1692 and 7 Nov. 

See a/so Coudoun, Rachel, and Wallace, Margaret. 
,, Alexander, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 26 June 

See also Beaton, Katherine. 
„ Andrew, youngest lawful son to William B., of Halheriot 18 Sept. 
„ Archibald, in Ladysyd, par. of Heriot-Mure, sher. of Edinburgh 

28 May 
„ Bessie, daughter to umquhile . . . . B., indweller in 

Edinburgh 24 July 

„ Cuthbert, indweller in Edinburgh 17 June 

„ David, in Haules 9 Feb. 

„ Euphame, relict of Mr. James Mitchelson, minister at Bothanes 

13 Nov. 
„ George, son lawful to umquhile William B., portioner of Lugtoun 

. T . 5 July 

„ George, in Henot-toune 



George, of Muirehouse 

Helen, Margaret, and Lucres, daughters lawful to umquhile 

. . . . B., indweller in Edinburgh 
Helen, relict of George Ker, servitor to the Earl of Winton 
Henry, maltman, bur-ess of Linlithgow 
Isobel, sometime spouse to Sir William Hart of Preston, kni| 



29 Jan. 
9 Dec. 



4 July 

20 June 
31 Jan. 

ight 

21 June 
Isobel, sometime spouse to Andro Lauder, in Leswaid, 

sher. of Edinburgh 2 Nov. 

James, writer, indweller in Edinburgh 5 Feb. 

James, of Stow, chirurgeon-apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 

13 Mar. 
Mr. James, of Loch-hill. See Traill, Helen. 
John, maltman, indweller in Leith 
John, Lord, sher. of Edinburgh 

See also Ker, Dame Lilias. 
John, in Wester-Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 
John, in Corstertoun, par. of Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 
John, servitor to Sir William Dik, of Braid, knight 
John, indweller at New-byres mylne 
John, of Grinlaw 
John, in Fallahall 
John, mealmakcr in St. Ninian's Raw ; and Bessie Schankes, 

his spouse 
John, Lord 
Mr. John, of Hartsyd 

John, in Quhitlie-dykis. See Riddell, Elizabeth. 
John, burgess of Edinburgh. See Stratoun, Bessie. 



23 Jan. 
25 May 


22 July 
31 Dec. 


29 Dec. 


20 Nov. 


20 July 

I Mar. 


> 

26 Mar. 


27 Nov. 


17 Dec. 



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Borthwick, Jonet, sometime spouse to James Edislaw, in Caring- 

toun, sher. of Edinburgh 24 Jan. 1612 

„ Jonet. See Fergusson, John, in Pennicuik. 

„ Katherine, daughter to James B., sometime of Newbyres 15 June 1646 
„ Margaret, relict of Thomas Kellie, burgess of Dunbar 7 Apr. 1607 

,, Margaret, sometime spouse to Sir Thomas Hammiltoun, 

of Bynnie, knight, advocate to our Sovereign Lord 19 Jan. 1609 
„ Marion, relict of George Ure, and last spouse to Robert 

Daes, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1632 

„ Marion, spouse to William Borthwick, chirurgeon-apothe- 

cary, burgess of Edinburgh i Feb. 1679 

„ Marjory, indweller in Borrowstounes, sher. of Linlithgow 15 Dec. 1635 

~ „ Mr. Mark, advocate in Edinburgh 6 June 1605 

„ Martin, in Costerstoun, par. of Crichtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 17 Aug. 1622 
„ Martin, in Blackhouse 18 June 1678 

„ Robert, in Kirkland-hill, par. of Heriot-muir, sher. of Edinburgh 

9 Apr. 1633 
See also Lawson, Isobel. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Nov. 1669 

,, Robert, merchant in Edinburgh 26 Oct. 1699 

„ Thomas, stabler, indweller in Edinburgh 27 July 1602 

„ Thomas, portioner of Greinlaw, par. of Glencorse, sher. of Edinburgh 

20 July 1633 
„ Thomas, fermourer in Saltcoats 1 May 1673 

„ Thomas, in Whytburgh. See Bell, Alison. 

„ Thomas, gardener at Heriot's Hospital. See Brackinrig, Elizabeth. 
., Walter, late baillie of Edinburgh 14 Jan. 1684 

„ Walter, Dean of Guild of Edinburgh. See Wauchope, Agnes. 
,, William, in Kirkland mylne, par. of Haillis, sher. of Edinburgh 

26 Aug. 1605 
,, William, of Cruikstoun, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 28 Mar. 1617 
,, William, younger, in Butland 16 Apr. 1638 

„ William, elder, of Johnston-burn, par. of Falla, sher. of Edinburgh 

n Feb. 1641 
, William, peuderer, burgess of Edinburgh 9 May 1656 

„ William, in Sowtray H. 23 Feb. 1657 

„ William, in Peastoune 10 Aug. 1663 

„ William, in Kirktoun-hill 21 Dec. 1669 

„ William, of Cruikstoun 17 Dec. 1675 

„ William, of Cruikstoun 11 Aug. 1684 

,, William, of Borthick-hall 9 Dec. 1686 

„ William, of Pilmour, chirurgeon-apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 

10 Apr. 1699 
,, William, in Halheriot. See Pringle, Marion. 
,, William, in Wester Duddingston. See Warno, Jonet. 
„ William, in Buitland. See Welsh, Agnes. 

Boswell, Adam, skipper, burgess of Burntisland 19 June 1601 

,, David, of Kirktoun of Auchintertuill in Fife 15 Mar. 1606 

„ Captain David, in Kinghorn. See Guthrie, Bessie. 

„ George, son to James B., of Auchinleck 13 Mar. 1633 

„ Isobel. See Mure, John, skipper in North Leith. 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 July 1661 and 9 May 1662 

„ Sir John, of Balmuto, knight, par. of Kinghorn, Fife 2 May 1605 

„ Captain John 2 Mar. 1644 

„ Mr. John, of Craukstoun, writer in Edinburgh 10 Aug. 1692 

„ John, of Duncanzyemure. Sec Mure, Jonet. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Rowane, burgess of Kinghorn 

28 Feb. 1605 
„ Margaret, Lady Balgoney 3 Mar. 1608 

,, Patrik, elder, burgess of Kinghorn 2 Dec. 1602 

„ Thomas, maltman, in the Pannis of Kirkcaldy 29 Feb. 1604 



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Boswell, William, burgess of Kinghorn 24 Jan. 1606 

Bothwell, Adam, Bishop of Orkney, commendator of Holyroodhouse 

24 Dec. 1608 
See also Murray, Dame Margaret. 
„ Adam, of Quhelsyde 11 Aug. 1634 

„ Adam, indweller in the Canongate. See Hart, Jonet. 
,, Agnes, sometime spouse to George Lauder, in West- 

Barns, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 1 Mar. 1615 

„ Mr. Francis, brother-german to umquhile John, Lord 

Holyroodhouse ; and Margaret Couttis, his relict 4 May 1615 

„ Major John, son lawful to umquhile Mr. Francis B., indweller in Leith 

13 June 1632 
„ Jonet. See Samuell, John. 

„ William, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1606 

„ William, son lawful to umquhile Adam B., of Quhelpsyd 4 Mar. 1639 

Bour, James, in Eister-Brokhoillis, par. of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 

28 Nov. 1606 
See also Hopper, Barbara. 
Boussoun, William, in Barassie. See Geloch, Bessie. 

Bow, Duncan, indweller in Edinburgh 5 Feb. 1614 

„ John, lawful son to the deceased John B., stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Jan. 1696 

„ John, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 1676 

Bowar, Helen, spouse to Harry Osburne, of Pepermylnes 1 May 1677 

„ James, skinner, burgess of Dundee 20 July 1602 

See also Haswell, Jonet. 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 June 1610 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Apr. 1605 and 26 Mar. 161 1 
, James, in Painston ; and Margaret Skougall, his relict H. 1 Oct. 1656 
„ John, fishmonger, burgess of Edinburgh. See Ker, Alison. 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Robert Kendow, merchant, 

burgess of Dundee 26 Feb. 1607 

Bowie, Agnes ; and Henry Hay, brewer in Leith, her husband 19 July 1684 
„ Anna, relict of James Storie, painter in Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1673 

„ Francis, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Nov. and 12 Dec. 1645 

„ George, indweller in Edinburgh 30 Nov. 1642 

„ Isobel, relict of Alexander Glen, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

18 June 1646 
„ James, servitor to his Majesty's Wine-cellars 11 Jan. 1647 

„ John, maltman in Leith 12 July 1652 

„ John, indweller in the Peth of the Dean. Sec Gray, Margaret. 
„ Patrik, mealmaker, in the Dyn, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 

5 May 1625 
„ Robert, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Aug. 1658 

„ Thomas, in Quhytkirk, constab. of Haddington 23 Nov. 1632 

„ Mr. William, schoolmaster of the grammar-school of Haddington 

2 Sept. 1624 
Bowman, Cristian. See Ferguson, Robert, tailor in Leith. 
„ David, of South-house, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 July 1643 

„ David, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lindsay, Bessie. 

„ John, in Wester-Bochlavie, par. of Aberdour in Fife 28 May 1602 

„ John, in Eister-Bochlavie, par. of Aberdour in Fife 28 May 1602 

See also Bennet, Cristian. 
„ Jonet. See Ross, Jonet. 
„ Robert, in Dunbug. Sec Birrell, Geillis. 
Bowok, William, maltman in Falkirk. See Leishman, Isobel. 
Bowstoune, Cristian, relict of Hew Johnstoun, theiker at the 

West-port of Edinburgh 2 Dec. 1646 

., Richard, in Gatounsyde, par. of Melrose, sher. of Edinburgh 3 June 1602 
„ John, in Gattounsyde. See Wright, Isobel. 
Bowter, Robert, stationer in London 22 July 1687 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 45 

Bowtoun, Isobel, sometime spouse to William Johnstoun, in 

Trapren at Prestoun-kirk, constab. of Haddington 6 Nov. 1635 
Boyd, Mr. . . . of Trochrig. See Demaliverne, Anna. 

„ Alexander, of Seale, par. of Dunkeld, sher. of Perth 18 Dec. 1606 

„ Archibald, in Humbie, par. of Aberdour, Fife 

14 Feb. 1604 and 9 Nov. 1605 
See also Thayne, Jonet. 
„ Archibald, in Mylnecleuch ; and Cristian Aikene, his 

spouse, par. of Dalserff, sher. of Lanark 6 Mar. 1606 

„ Archibald, of Portincroce, par. of Largs, sher. of Ayr 25 Oct. 1602 

„ Cristian ; and William Monteith, of Carribber, his spouse 15 July 1663 
„ David, in Humbie, par. of Aberdour, sher. of Cupar in Fife 26 May 1602 
„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1676 

„ Harry, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Feb. 1646 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to James M'Nilie, in Craig, 

par. of Kirkcudbright in Carrick, sher. of Ayr 2 Feb. 1604 

„ Isobel, spouse sometime to James Stratoune, hatmaker, 

burgess of Edinburgh 8 June 1613 

„ Isobell, relict of David Broun, skipper in Leith 28 Jan. 1630 

„ Isobel, spouse to Walter Rollo, brewer in Leith, indweller 

in the Canongate 14 Aug. 1655 

„ Isobel. See Maislet, John, in Tranent. 

„ James, son lawful to umquhile Alexander B., of Feate 17 July 1620 

„ Mr. James, brother lawful to Mr. Robert B., of Kipes, advocate 8 Feb. 1642 
„ James Lord, of Kilmarnock 23 Oct. 1655 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 July 1686 and 9 Dec. 1700 

„ John, wright in Fairlie, par. of Largs, sher. of Ayr 23 Oct. 1602 

„ Serjand John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Oct. 1605 

„ John, of Kirkdyik, par. of Kilmarnock, sher. of Ayr 26 Jan. 1607 

„ John, in Wester-Jaw, par. of Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 2 June 1607 

„ John, in Gowanlie 2 Mar. 1608 

„ John, marine, indweller in Leith 11 Mar. 1626 

„ John, late Dean of Guild of Edinburgh 23 June 1679 an d 1 1 Aug. 1690 
„ Katherine, relict of John Gibson, bookbinder, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 Feb. 1623 
„ Katherine, relict of John Paxtone, portioner of Ardincrau 30 June 1658 
„ Margaret. See Richie, Margaret. 

„ Robert, in Croce of Largs, sher. of Ayr 1 Dec. 1601 

„ Robert, under the Hill, par. of Kilbryde, sher. of Ayr 18 Feb. 1603 

„ Robert, elder, cordiner, burgess in Ayr 6 Jan. 1609 

„ Mr. Robert, of Kipps, advocate, par. of Linlithgow 4 Dec. 1645 

„ Stephen, of Temple, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1645 

„ William, in East-Fortowne. See Mandersoune, Margaret. 
Boyes, Agnes, relict of William Vauss, armourer, burgess of Edinburgh 

20 Dec. 1614 
„ Agnes, lawful daughter to the deceased James B., in Biggar 6 Dec. 1694 
„ Mr. David, servitor to Walter Henrysoune, writer in Edinburgh 16 July 1602 
„ Mr. James, advocate 24 Nov. 1693 

„ James, in Spothe. See Aslowane, Jonet. 
„ Marion, relict of Robert Smyth, damasker, burgess of the Canongate 

30 Mar. 1621 
„ Stevin, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Kincaid, Christian. 
Boyle, Elizabeth, relict of Alexander Broune, skipper in North-Leith 

27 June 1665 
„ John, of Bellykwin, par. of Cumra, sher. of Ayr 30 Nov. 1601 

See also Fraser, Marjory. 
„ John, of Kelburne. See Craufurd, Marion. 
„ Thomas, wobster, indweller in Dalkeith. See Hog, Margaret. 
Boyman, Marion, widow in Leith 25 June 1654 

Boyne, William, in Aird, par. of Fordyce, sher. of Banff 29 Oct. 1601 

See also Cordiner, Marjory. 



46 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Boytar, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Dundee 6 Feb. 1607 

Brackinrig, Elizabeth, spouse to Thomas Borthuick, gardener at 

1 lt-ii. it's Hospital 16 July 1687 

Braid, Henry, in Kynnynmonth, par. of St. Andrews, in Fife 19 Mar. 1606 

„ John, in Kilquhiss, par. of Auchtermuchtie, Fife 11 Feb. 1604 

Braidie, Allan, in Ladytoun, par. of Bellull, and sher. of Dumberton 14 Feb. 1601 

„ James, at the Colt-brig, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 

13 Nov. 1618 
„ James, stabler, burgess of the Canongate 7 Nov. 1635 

„ James, in Eleistoun. See Burd, Marion. 

„ Marion. See Mason, James, in the Bankheid of Pumpherston. 
,, Thomas, in Ladyton, par. of Bullull, and sher. of Dumberton 13 Feb. 1601 
„ Robert, blacksmith in Leith 23 Mar. 1646 

Braidfoot (Braidfute), George, in Shereff-cleuch. See Bannatyne, Jonet. 
„ Henry, clerk of the Butterhouse of Edinburgh 15 June 1644 

„ James, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and 

Katherine Noltman, his spouse 14 Mar. 1618 

„ James, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Jan. 1646 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Aug. 1658 

See also Arbuthnot, Helen. 
„ Jonet, servant to James Braidfute, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

2 Sept. 1628 
„ William, brother-german to umquhile James B., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 30 Apr. 1662 

Braidwod, Isobel, sometime spouse to William Duncane, in 

Kinloss, par. of Alves, in Moray 25 Jan. 1606 

Braikin, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Sept. 1654 

See also Laurie, Isobel. 
Brand, Alexander, in Blaksyd of Aldie. See Blackwood, Helen. 
„ James, baxter, burgess of the Canongate 11 Feb. 1698 

„ John, minister at the Kirk of Holyroodhouse 15 Mar. 1602 

,, John, skipper, indweller in Leith ; and Violet Gibson, his relict 

12 July 1634 
„ John, baxter, burgess of the Canongate 6 Dec. 1697 

„ Jonet, spouse to William Stevinsone, in Over-Grange of 

Kinghorn-Wester, in Fife 27 Jan. 1609 

y Robert, in Blaksyd of Aldie. See Blackwood, Helen. 
„ Thomas, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 12 July 1666 

„ Thomas, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 20 July 1677 

„ William, in Over-Grange of Kinghorne-Wester 27 Jan. 1608 

Brasche, Robert, gardner, indweller in Edinburgh 18 June 1646 

Breach, Katherine, relict of William Robertson, stabler, burgess 

of Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1692 

Brentoun, David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 June 1627 

„ Jonet, relict of Abraham Wachope, indweller in Leith 12 Apr. 1626 

Brewhouse, Helen, relict of John Huggoun, in Kintullow, par. 

of Dunbarney, sher. of Perth 14 May 1604 

Bridge, William, in Salton-mylne-hill 17 Mar. 1664 

Bridges, Andrew, smith in Lugtoune ; and Marion Broun, his spouse 

30 Nov. 1682 
Brigs, David, in Lugtoun 11 Jan. 1647 

„ James, indweller in Dalkeith 9 Feb. 1653 

„ John 15 Dec. 1691 

„ John, indweller in Dalkeith. See Burntoune, Cristian. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Alester Montgumrie, 

stabler, burgess of Edinburgh n Aug. 1617 

„ William, in East-Garlingtoune H. 11 Jan. 1653 

„ William, in Dalkeith 13 May 1656 

Brigtoun, James, in Leithisheid. See Porteous, Margaret. 

Brisbane, Dorathie, spouse to Ninian Stewart, in Glasgow 12 Mar. 1607 

„ Mr. George, son lawful to umquhile Mathew B., of Rosland 30 Nov. 1647 



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Brisbane, George, merchant in Edinburgh 16 July 1652 

„ George, merchant in Edinburgh 13 Mar. 1665 

„ James, in Dundee 1 Apr. 1653 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Blair, of Ladyland, 

par. of Monkton in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 17 Feb. 1601 

„ Mathew, son to umquhile Mr. William B., parson of Erskine 16 June 1654 
„ Mathew, writer in Edinburgh 26 Dec. 1653 

„ William, pranter in Edinburgh 28 July 1670 

„ Major William. See Murray, Margaret. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Haddington. See Wilson, Marion. 
Brocas, Isobel, relict of James Marschell, burgess of Edinburgh, 
and some time spouse to John M'Neill, stabler, 
indweller in the said burgh 12 Nov. 16 16 

Brodie, David, of that Ilk. See Hay, Jonet. 
„ Joseph, of Aslik 16 Feb. 1682 

„ Marjorie ; and James Broun, hatmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Nov. 1682 
„ William, advocate 22 May 1667 and 22 Jan. 1669 

Brok, Agnes, relict of John Stalker, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1634 
„ Cuthbert, mealman, indweller in Leith 8 May 1614 

See also Grahame, Agnes. 
„ John, elder in Over-Dunnottar 30 Dec. 1607 

„ John, younger, in Over-Dunnotter. See Douglas, Isobel. 
„ John, in Innerskandie. See Will, Cristian. 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Robert Moresoun, younger, 

in Culbowie, par. of Kilpatrick, sher. of Dumbarton 8 June 1609 
„ Margaret ; and James Crumbie, her spouse, indweller in Pitcoks 

H. 5 June 1657 

„ Peter, in Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 22 Sept. 1617 

,, William, merchant, indweller in Edinburgh 9 July 1614 

„ William, in Pitcokis, par. of Stentoun, constab. of Haddington 5 Dec. 1635 

Broket, James, in Baldyk-fute. See Jackson, Jonet. 

Brokkie, James, miller, burgess of Musselburgh 12 Dec. 161 5 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas Flint, in Elsoftwallis, 

beside Breiche-mylne, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 

26 Jan. 161 1 
Brook, Mr. Archibald, servitor to Sir Frederick Hamilton 11 Nov. 1647 

Broome (Brume), John, in Blairmukis, par. of Shotts, sher. of Lanark 

4 July 1 601 
„ Thomas, butterman in Edinburgh. See Weddell, Catherine. 
Brotherstanes, Agnes, relict of . . Calder, indweller in Edinburgh 28 Oct. 1640 
„ John, in Hoppringill, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Sept. 1633 

„ John, indweller in Leith 18 Feb. 1673 

„ Jonet, in Tranent 25 June 1667 

„ William, cordiner in Gilmertoun ; and Margaret Hill, his 

relict, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 22 Apr. 1619 

„ William, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Penman, Marjory. 
Broun or Brown, Adam, in Halkerstoun, par. of Borthuik, sher. 

of Edinburgh 4 Feb. 1607 

See also Jardine, Euphame. 
„ Adam. See Rae, Katherine. 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to David Murray, skinner, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 8 June 161 1 
„ Agnes, indweller in the Canongate 21 May 1624 
„ Agnes, spouse to David Murray, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

28 Sept. 1643 
„ Agnes, relict of John Robertson, indweller in the Canongate 27 Jan. 1646 
„ Agnes, spouse to William Cairnes, of Pilmure H. 24 Oct. 1652 

„ Agnes ; and George Peatterson, wright, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her husband 15 Oct. 1682 
„ Alexander, baxter, burgess of Perth 7 June 1605 
„ Alexander, wobster, burgess of Stirling 5 June 1607 



1 6 Aug. 


161 5 


8 Feb. 


1619 


i May 


1620 


14 Feb. 


1643 


7 Sept. 


1643 


6 Mar. 


1646 


13 Oct. 


1656 


25 Mar. 


1687 



48 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Broun or Brown, Alexander, in Fairnyherst, par. of Stow, sher. 
of Edinburgh 
„ Alexander, in Brigis, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Alexander, servitor to William Smyth, in Auldhainstokis, 

constab. of Haddington 
„ Alexander, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Alexander, in Paistoun, par. of Haddington 
„ Alexander, maltman, indweller in Leith 

„ Alexander, in Laestoun H. 

„ Mr. Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 
„ Alexander, in Pencaitland. See Baillie, Helen. 
„ Alexander, mealmaker at the West-port of Edinburgh. 

See Beattie, Marion, and Scougall, Jean. 
„ Alexander, skipper in North Leith. See Boyle, Elizabeth. 
„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Purves, Barbara. 
„ Alison, sometime spouse to James Young, in Bakraw of 

Sammelston, constab. of Haddington 25 July 1637 

„ Alison, relict of Patrick Nisbitt, elder, burgess of Dunbar 20 Nov. 1635 
„ Alisone, in Newbattle 4 July 1692 

„ Allan, in Cairney. See Anderson, Jonet. 

„ Andro, in Sisterland, par. of Bonkle, sher. of Berwick 15 June 1608 

„ Andro, in Bogend, par. of Borthuik, sher. of Edinburgh 1 Apr. 1613 

„ Andrew, maltman, indweller in Leith 3 Oct. 1623 

See also Creich, Jonet. 
„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 July 1634 

See also Johnston, Margaret. 
„ Andro, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Dec. 1642 

„ Andrew, in Craigtoune 11 Dec. 1652 

„ Andrew, herd in Rynslaw 14 Aug. 1662 

„ Andrew, writer in Edinburgh 26 Nov. 1687 

„ Andrew, of Braid 24 July 1694 and 13 Feb. 1736 

„ Annabel, sometime spouse to Alexander Stevinson, in 

Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1624 

„ Archibald, in Newbigging, burgess of Musselburgh 18 Dec. 1617 

See also Davidson, Marion. 
„ Archibald, indweller in Newbottill 26 Oct. 1648 

„ Archibald, writer in Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1652 

„ Archibald, sergeant to the Laird of Clackmannan's Company 17 Apr. 1679 
„ Archibald, servitor to Thomas Robertson, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 25 Apr. 1686 
„ Archibald, broudinstar, burgess of Edinburgh. See Glen, Jonet. 
„ Barbara, sometime spouse to Andro Brysoune, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 4 Nov. 1640 

„ Beatrix, sometime spouse to David Nisbet, baxter, burgess 

of Edinburgh 10 Feb. 1632 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Gilbert Richartson, in Black- 
house, par. of Bonkill in the Merse 29 May 1602 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Thomas Raa, burgess of Dumfries 2 Feb. 1607 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to William Duff, indweller in Leith 15 Dec. 161 5 
„ Bessie, relict of John Pringell, of Kittoflatt, last spouse to 
Richard Lawder, in Pirne, par. of Stow, sher. of 
Edinburgh 11 Aug. 1627 
„ Bessie, relict of Robert Arbucles, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1650 
„ Bessie, spouse to Adam Reid, cordiner in Fisherraw 25 July 1661 
„ Catherine. See Scott, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Mr. Charles, servitor to Earl of Angus 26 Jan. 1648 
„ Charles, in Paintland 24 Jan. 1662 

See also Laurie, Jonet. 
„ Christian, relict of John Cleghorne, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Mar. 1623 
„ Christian. See Falconer, William, cook, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Constantyne, in Ardoch. See Paterson, Jonet. 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 49 

Broun or Brown, Daniel, smith, burgess of Edinburgh 30 May 1609 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Mar. 1608 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh II Nov. 1625 

„ David, indweller in Dalkeith, slier, of Edinburgh 1 Dec. 1642 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Dec. 1642 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Jan. 1648 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Feb. 1654 

„ David, second lawful son to the deceased John B., in Gorgie-mylne 

31 Jan. 1657 
„ David, baxter at Portsburgh ; and Jennett Nilson, his spouse 

21 June 1657 
„ David, skipper in Leith. See Boyd, Isobell. 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Chalmers, Christian. 
„ David, of Fynmonth. See Murray, Margaret, and Coutts, Elizabeth. 
,, David, baxter in Edinburgh. See Paterson, Jonet. 

„ Edward, in Buteland, par. of Currie, sher. of Edinburgh 3 June 1608 

„ Edward, in Prestonpans ; and Alison Auchinlek, his spouse 29 Nov. 1620 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to Mr. Robert Hart, advocate 27 Mar. 1629 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to John Hepburne, of Nunraw 20 July 1643 

„ Elizabeth, relict of Hew Peibles, of Midltoune 22 July 1656 

„ Elizabeth, lawful daughter to the deceased Thomas B., in 

Utterstoun 27 Aug. 1 691 

„ Elspeth. See Bathgate, Gilbert, shepherd, in the Barnes. 
„ Elspeth. See M'Ley, John, servant to Francis, Earl of Buccleuch. 
„ Francis, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Rannie, Agnes. 
„ Gawin, burgess of Musselburgh. See Hill, Mause. 

„ Geillis, sometime spouse to David Glass, burgess of Perth 29 May 1609 
„ Geillis. See Cairney, Mitchell, in Carlunzie. 

„ George, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Aug. 1605 

„ George, maltman, indweller in Edinburgh 1 June 161 1 

See also Robertson, Elspeth. 
„ George, of Colstoune, par. and constab. of Haddington 3 Mar. 1614 

„ George, baxter in Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 21 July 1624 

See also Porteous, Jonet. 
,, George, at Stennops-mylns 13 Aug. 1629 

See also Libbertoun, Helen. 
„ George, maltman, indweller in Leith 11 June 1630 

„ George, of Colstoun 21 Aug. 1646 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 May 1657 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 July 1672 

„ George, in Inchedarney. See Aytoun, Alison. 
„ George, in Hartwod. See Douglas, Geillis. 
„ George, in Lyne. See Frenche, Helen. 
„ Gilbert, lawful son to umquhile Mr. Nicoll B., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1645 

„ Gustavus, clerk-deputy of Dalkeith 24 Dec. 1694 

„ Harrie, indweller in Edinburgh 9 Mar. 161 1 

„ Helen, spouse to Walter Smart, burgess of Musselburgh 19 Mar. 1601 

„ Helen, spouse to Thomas Amuligane, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 21 Sept. 1606 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Harry Wilson, in Saltoun, 

constab. of Haddington 17 May 1625 

,, Helen. See Mudie, Thomas, in Brochtoun. 
„ Helen. See Nicolsone, James, in Quhytkirk. 

„ Henry, vintiner in Edinburgh 19 Feb. 1696 

„ Henry, miller in Myldennis. See Burt, Margaret. 

„ Hew, burgess of Edinburgh, keeper of the Tron kirk there 10 Nov. 1649 
„ Hew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Tod, Marion. 
„ Hew, indweller in Edinburgh. See Waldie, Jeanet. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Alexander Johnnestoun, in 

East-Gordon, par. thereof, sher. of Berwick 12 May 1603 

D 



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Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



[ 1 601-1700. 



Broun or Brown, [sobel, sometime spouse to Mathew Archibald, 

bur-ess of Musselburgh 6 Oct. 

.. [sobel, relict of John Maissone, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2% May 
.. [sobel, sometime spouse to Alexander Wauchope, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh -9 Sept. 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Tames Conynghame, tailor, 

18 Mar. 
9 Feb. 



burgess of Edinburgh 



Isobel, in Belheavine 

Isobel. See Young, Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 

James, son lawful to umquhile George B., in Kittoflat, par. 

of Stow, slier, of Edinburgh 13 Dec. 

James, baxter, burgess of Dundee 7 June 

James, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Feb. 162 1 and 14 Feb. 
James, skipper in Prestonpans 29 Oct. 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1625 and 15 Aug. 
Mr. James, son to umquhile James B., chirurgiane, burgess 

of Edinburgh 20 Fed. 

James, mason in Edinburgh 19 Oct. 

James, servitor to John Gawdie, locksmith, burgess of 

Edinburgh, and Margaret Fynnie, his spouse 22 May 

James, servitor to the Earl of Haddington 31 July 

James, burgess of Musselburgh 2 July 

James, portioner of Preston-pans 19 Sept. 

Mr. James, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Dec. 

James, lawful son to the deceased Andrew B., sometime of Hartrie 

15 Mar. 
James, candlemaker in Haddington 17 Apr. 

James, candlemaker, burgess of Haddington 27 Sept. 

James, shoemaker in Newbattle 10 Dec. 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Oct. 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 July 

James, maltman at the West-port. See Anderson, Euphame. 
James, hatmaker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Brodie, Marjorie. 
Mr. James, indweller in Edinburgh. See Craw, Helen. 
James, tanner, burgess of Edinburgh, indweller in Wester- 

Portsburgh. See Chrystie, Margaret. 
James, in Cockpen. See Jardine, Christian. 
James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Knox, Margaret. 
James, in Oldhamstocks. See Learmonth, Margaret. 
James, in Prestoun. See Lindsay, Jeane. 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wright, Margaret. 
Jean, spouse to Thomas Inglis, elder, pewtherer, burgess 

of Edinburgh 5 Jan. 

John, in Wester-Coultis, Fife 21 Mar. 

John, sheirmaker at the West-port of Edinburgh 27 Jan. 

John, of Fordell, par. of Forgund, sher. of Perth 13 July 

John, traveller in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 8 Mar. 

See also Mott, Katherine. 
John, mason, burgess of Edinburgh n June 

John, at the Kirkstyle of Inverkeithing, and burgess thereof 17 Jan. 
John, in Hintlie, par. of Linlithgow 1 1 Feb. 

John, in Halfpennyland, Dumfries 14 Aug. 

John, in Reidgoill, par. of Capeth, sher. of Perth 18 Dec. 

John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Oct. 

John, sometime bailie, burgess of Musselburgh 30 Dec. 

John, flesher, burgess of the Canongate 5 Aug. 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 June 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Nov. 

John, skipper in Leith 13 May 

John, son to umquhile Mr. Charles B., of Clauchane of New-Abbey 

19 June 



620 

630 

630 

647 
663 



608 
609 
623 
624 
626 

629 
638 

646 
65O 
662 
666 
668 

669 
669 

673 

684 

691 
696 



1653 
1601 
1602 
1602 
1603 

1603 
1604 
1604 
1607 
1608 
1625 
1629 

1634 
1637 

1643 
1646 

1646 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 51 

Broun or Brown, John, indweller in Leith i Dec. 1647 

„ John, gardener of his Majesty's North-zairds 23 June 1649 

„ John, cook, indweller in the Canongate 18 Sept. 1651 

„ John, skipper, indweller in North-Leith 26 Nov. 1651 

„ John, younger, in Gorgie-mylne 29 Dec. 1653 

„ Mr. John, student of Divinity 9 July 1658 

„ John, elder, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Feb. 1662 

„ John, servitor to Sir James Hop, of Hoptoune 29 July 1663 

„ John, in St. Andarts 8 June 1666 

„ John, portioner of the Woods of Abernethy 28 Feb. 1671 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh 3 July 1673 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Aug. 1673 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Oct. 1677 

„ John, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1678 

„ John, elder, merchant, burgess in Edinburgh ; and John 

B., also merchant, burgess of the said burgh, his son 31 Mar. 1680 
„ Sir John, of Fordell 27 Sept. 1680 

„ John, elder in.Eastbarnes 23 July 1681 

,, John, son to the deceased Patrick B., flesher in Edinburgh 10 May 1683 
,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Sept. 1694 

„ John, of Bread 10 Dec. 1684 and 24 July 1694 

„ John, merchant in Edinburgh ; Helen Dickson, Lady New- 
hall ; and . . . Bannatyne, of Newhall, her 
husband ; Sir Robert Murray of Preistfield ; and 
Alexander M., of Melgum, his son 22 July 1687 

„ John, mealmaker in Laswad 23 Aug. 1687 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Irvine 19 Feb. 1690 

„ John, in Newtoun ; and Agnes M'Rae, his spouse 28 Jan. 1692 

„ John, journeyman-tailor, in Canongate 24 June 1692 

„ Mr. John, writer in his Majesty's Chancellarie 23 June 1693 

„ John, servitor to Thomas Peacock, in Nether-Liberton 14 Dec. 1696 

„ John, brewer in Edinburgh 20 July 1698 

„ Mr. John, minister of Baro 28 June 1699 

„ John, tailor in Edinburgh 6 Sept. 1699 

„ John, mariner, burgess of Dysart. See Bell, Marion. 
„ John, Paple. See Black, Isobel. 
„ John, in Graysmill. See Craufurd, Margaret. 
„ John, skipper, indweller in Leith. See Cunnynghame, Margaret. 
„ John, merchant in Edinburgh. See Dalgleish, Helen. 
„ John, appeirand of Carsleuch. See Gordon, Jonet. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hay, Marion. 
„ John, in Hilcly. See Inglis, Helen. 
„ John, in Craigmylne. See Kid, Jonet, in Scryne. 
„ John, flesher, burgess of the Canongate. See Leavin, Lucres. 
„ John, in Leith. See Luikup, Janet. 
„ John, in the Firth. See Ramsay, Marion. 
, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Symsone, Agnes. 
„ Jonet, relict of William Lyndesay, in Birthwod, par. of 

Culter, sher. of Lanark 3 Aug. 1601 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Dicksoun, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 May 1607 
„ Jonet, relict of James Tullo, indweller in Leith 10 June 1626 

Jonet, relict of Adam Reid, servitor to William Dick, 

burgess of Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1635 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Clarksoun, indweller in 

Carmontdene, sher. of Linlithgow 24 May 1647 

„ Jonet, spouse to Hew Colquhoune, sailor in Leith 27 Apr. 1650 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Joseph Lermonth, baxter, 

burgess of Edinburgh 21 Jan. 161 7 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Hamilton, apothecary, 

burgess of Edinburgh 4 Sept. 1632 



Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 



Broun or Brown, Lillias, indweller in Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1673 

„ Malcolm, merchant, burgess-trf Edinburgh 28 June 1632 and 15 Nov. 1637 
„ Malcolm, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Oct. 1674 

„ Malie, relict of fohn Craufurde,in Kirkdyke of Kilmarnock, 

sher. of Ayr 27 Feb. and 8 Aug. 1605 

„ Margaret, lawful daughter of umquhile Gilbert 15., of Haltrie, 18 June 1601 
„ Margaret, spouse to Robert Steidman, in Kelstoun, par. of Kinross 

22 Aug. 1606 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Harry Aikman,in Brumehouse, 

par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 1612 

., Margaret, spouse to William Sinclair, of Blanss, par. of 

Bolton, constab. of Haddington 10 Dec. 1613 

., Margaret, relict of Robert Lausone, of Humbie, par. of 

Keyth-Humbie, constab. of Haddington (vol. 45) 25 Dec. 161 3 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Philip Mowbray, skipper, 

indweller in Leith 8 Jan. 161 7 and 12 Mar. 161 8 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Robert Broune, in Sachtoun- 

hall, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 15 Dec. 1627 

„ Margaret, relict of Alexander Thomeson, glover, indweller in Edinburgh 

17 May 1644 
„ Margaret, indweller in Edinburgh 8 Feb. 1648 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to George Cook, cordiner, bur- 
gess of Musselburgh 7 Mar. l6 49 
.. Margaret, spouse to Andrew Bryssoune, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 28 June 1650 

„ Margaret ; and Gawin Drysdaill, baxter, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her spouse 6 Aug. 1657 
„ Margaret, spouse to Thomas Watson, burgess of the Canongate 1 2 Nov. 1662 
„ Margaret, spouse to Thomas Waterstoune, tailor in Leith 15 Dec. 1669 
„ Margaret, spouse to Thomas Bryson, in Skaitraw 26 Apr. 1676 
„ Margaret, daughter lawful to the deceased George B., 

litster, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Mar. 1679 

„ Margaret, spouse to Andro Mortoune, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 17 Nov. 1687 

„ Margaret. See IVIullikine, Robert, schoolmaster in Edinburgh. 
„ Margaret. See Wilkie, John, tenant in Gorgie. 
„ Marie, sometime spouse to Patrik Carkettill, of Over- 
Liberton, indweller in Markill, par. of Preston-kirk, 
constab. of Haddington 1 Dec. 1614 

„ Marion, relict of George Tailzeour, in Musselburgh 18 Mar. 1601 

„ Marion, relict of Thomas Wilsoun, in Culross-Walkmylne, 

par. of Abercromby, in Fife 22 Jan. 1607 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Andro Listoun, in Myresyde, 

par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 7 May 1616 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to James Inglis, tailor, indweller in 

Edinburgh 12 July 1621 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to William Thomeson, maltman, 

burgess of Edinburgh 23 Feb. 1632 

„ Marion, relict of Alexander Broune, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

10 Aug. 1652 
„ Marion, relict of . . . Lowrie, in Dalkeith 12 Aug. 1687 

„ Marion. Sec Bridges, David, smith in Lugtoune. 
„ Marion. See Dripps, Mathew, burgess of Musselburgh. 
„ Marjory, sometime spouse to John Hodge, in Powsyde, 

par. of Airth, sher. of Stirling 7 Dec. 1603 

„ Marjorie, relict of William Williamson/coachman in the Canongate 

17 Aug. 1671 
„ Matillo, relict of Robert Daiss, in Banattie, par. of Strameglo, Fife 

22 July 1602 
„ Michaell, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. Sec Mure, Jonet. 
„ Mr. Nicoll, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1628 

See also Aitcheson, Agnes ; and Graham, Agnes. 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edznb?crgk. 53 

Broun or Brown, Air. Nicoll, advocate, eldest lawful son to 

umquhile Mr. Nicoll B., merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1644 and 7 Jan. 1645 

„ Ninian, servitor to John Williamson, husbandman in 

Glendukie, par. of Flisk, in Fife (vol. 45) 12 Mar. 1610 

,, Ninian, indweller in Leith 6 May 1624 

„ Patrik, maltman, burgess of Dundee 5 Apr. 1609 

„ Patrick, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1665 

„ Patrick, writer in Edinburgh 5 July 1667, 14 Mar. 1668, 20 Nov. 1680 

„ Patrick, elder, burgess of Haddington 30 Sept. 1676 

„ Mr. Patrick, minister at Freistoun, in the county of Lincoln, England 

30 Oct. 1680 
„ Patrick, burgess of Haddington. See Hepburn, I sobel. 
„ Peter, in Skarheid of Durrisdeir, sher. of Dumfries 31 July 1607 

See also Greir, Euffame. 
„ Rachael, sometime spouse to William Anderson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 3 Oct. 1646 

„ Richard, in Kynneill, par. thereof, sher. of Linlithgow 29 Aug. 1603 

See also Hardie, Margaret. 
„ Robert, in Cousland, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 7 Dec. 1601 

„ Robert, in Pitlochie, par. of Kinglassie, Fife 27 Jan. 1604 

„ Robert, of Blakburne, par. of Cokburnespeth, sher. of Berwick 28 Feb. 1606 
„ Robert, mariner, in Anstruther east of the burn, in Fife 31 July 1606 

„ Robert, skipper, indweller in Leith 3 June 1607 

,, Robert, maltman in Over-Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 1 June 161 1 

„ Robert, sometime in Barnetoun, now indweller in Edinburgh 3 June 1626 
„ Robert, walker, burgess of Edinburgh 5 July 1633 

„ Robert, traveller in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 22 June 1637 
„ Robert, son lawful to umquhile Robert B., in Barrington 21 Nov. 1639 
„ Robert, in Sauchton-hall 20 Aug. 1655 

„ Robert, merchant, sometime in Pousnay, son lawful to the 

deceased Andrew B., in Hartrie in Scotland 14 Aug. 1661 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Apr. 1662 

„ Robert, in Lethem 20 Oct. 1670 

,, Robert, stationer, burgess of Edinburgh 7 May 1685 

See also Lands, Frances. 
,, Robert, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 31 July 1693 

„ Robert, portioner of Barnhill. See Aiken, Helen. 
„ Robert, cordiner, burgess of Dundee. See Barclay, Katherine. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Binnie, 

Christian ; and Murray, Lillias. 
„ Robert, sailor in Prestonpans. See Johnston, Marion. 
„ Rosie, sometime spouse to John Gracie, in M'Coystoun, 

par. of Tynrone, in Nithsdaill, sher. of Dumfries 3 Mar. 1604 

„ Sara, spouse to Mr. Alexander Hepburn, indweller in Edinburgh 

30 Mar. 1654 
„ Sara, spouse to Thomas Huntar, feltmaker in Edinburgh 
„ Thomas, bonnet-maker, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Thomas, burgess of Glasgow 
„ Thomas, indweller in Perth 
„ Thomas, sometime in Eister-Transchill 
„ Thomas, son lawful to umquhile to Thomas B., burgess of Perth 

8 Apr. 1607 
„ Thomas, burgess of Air 21 May 1608 

„ Thomas, burgess of Haddington 12 Jan. 1643 

„ Thomas, indweller in Leith 1 Oct. 1644 

„ Thomas, locksmith, burgess of Edinburgh 27 July 1647 

See also Rae, Janet. 
„ Thomas, cordiner in Edinburgh 17 Dec. 1658 

„ Thomas, in Stenhous-mylnes 26 Oct. 1664 

„ Thomas, in Paiston-mains 17 Nov. 1666 



17 Nov. 


1670 


1 1 Feb. 


1601 


19 Nov. 


1602 


6 Sept. 


1603 


7 Mar. 


1604 



54 



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[1601-1700. 



Broun or Brown, Thomas, skipper in Kirkcaldy 9 Dec. 1675 

.. Thomas, merchant in Preston, par. of Kirkbaine, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

1 June 1680 
., Thomas, baxter in Potterraw 16 July 1684 

.. Thomas, in Easter-Spot-Mylne 27 Apr. 1687 

rhomas, in Arnetullie. See Ellis, Margaret. 
Thomas, in Tempill. See Hamilton, Euffame. 
„ Thomas, in Utterstoune. See Johnston, Jonet. 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. Sec Robson, Jonet. 
„ Violet. >. <• Borlands, Thomas, portioner of KingVStables. 
„ Walter, maltman in Musselburgh 
„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Wright, Jonet. 
„ Walter, in Musselburgh. See Duncan, Geillis. 
„ William, baxter, indweller in Leith 

William, in Scheilles of Kilbryde, par. of Kilbryde, sher. of 
Lanark 
„ William, sometime servant to William Smyth, in Black- 
craig, par. of Inglismauchane, sher. of Linlithgow 
„ William, maltman, indweller in Leith 
„ William, in Cokburnespeth, sher. of Berwick 
„ William, in Cummerghame, par. of Ecklis, sher. of Berwick 
„ William, burgess of Jedburgh 
„ William, mealmaker, indweller in Edinburgh 

See also Notman, Florence. 
„ William, maltman in Leith 

„ William, in Hislope, par. of Melrose, sher. of Roxburgh 
„ William, burgess of Dunbar 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 July 

„ William, sometime servitor to Alexander B., merchant, 
burgess of Edinburgh 



30 Oct. 
2 Dec. 



26 Feb. 
1 1 June 

14 July 
7 Jan. 

9 Feb. 

16 Feb. 

14 Mar. 

6 Apr. 

16 Apr. 
29 June 
13 May 



1 Aug. 1625, 18 Nov. 1625, 10 May 1626, and 20 Mar. 



25 Jan. 
1 1 June 1630 and 23 Aug. 
1 Apr. 



624 
681 



602 

602 

602 
604 
607 
607 
608 
608 

608 
607 
615 
621 



627 
628 

634 
636 

637 
646 
656 
658 



„ William, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 
William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
.. William, in Newbigging, burgess of Muss> 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Aug. 

„ William, residenter in Edinburgh 2 1 Oct. 

,, William, fiesher, burgess of Haddington H. 15 Aug. 

„ William, in Newbottill 16 July 

„ William, in the Murraes, coalhewar, par. of Carridin, sher. 

of Linlithgow 23 Nov. 1665 and 22 Mar. 1666 

„ William, in Haddington ; and Bessie Fortoune, his spouse 25 July 1671 
„ William, seaman in Dunbar 23 Aug. 1671 

„ William, smith in Dunbar 24 July 1674 

„ William, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Sept. 1674 

„ William, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 7 May 1700 

„ William, tailor in the Canongate. See Hamley, Anna. 
„ William, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hill, Elizabeth, and Jowsie, Bessie. 
„ William, in Wcster-Pitcorthie. See Lessells, Margaret. 
„ William, indweller in Leith. See Logie, Helen. 
„ William, smith, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wood, Nicollas. 
Brounfeild, Isobel, sometime spouse to John Cairnecorse, in 

Erssiltoun, sher. of Berwick 20 Mar. 1609 

„ James, of Nether-Mains, par. of Ecklis, sher. of Berwick 11 Nov. 1609 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to George Home, of Barne- 

syde, par. of St. Bothans, sher. of Berwick 18 May 1609 

„ William, in Kello, par. of Edrem, sher. of Berwick 2 May 1609 

„ William, sergeant-major to Sir John Ruthven, Colonel in Germany 

28 June 1637 
Brounhill, James, in West-Fentoun, par. of Gullane, constab. of 

Haddington 27 May 1606 



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Brounhill, James, indweller in Elstainfuird 8 June 1649 

„ James, in Athilstoun-fuirde H. 19 Apr. 1655 

Brounjohn, William, in Newmylnes 7 Feb. 1698 

Brounlie, James, in Newbigging of Auchtertuill, Fife 7 Mar. 1605 

,, John, younger, sometime in Cultnes, par. of Schottis, sher. 

of Lanark 16 July 1602 

„ Mr. Thomas 13 Apr. 1682 

Brounrige, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Aitken, Lilias. 

Browster, John, weaver in Oldhamstocks. See Kerswell, Margaret. 

Bruce, Alexander, in Erlishall, par. of Leuchars in Fife 3 Sept. 1601 

„ Alexander, cutler, burgess of Edinburgh 30 June 1609 

See also Thomson, Agnes. 

„ Alexander, of Avuth, sher. of Linlithgow 13 Aug. 1638 
„ Alexander, brewer to umquhile John Bowie, maltman in Leith 

26 Sept. 165 1 

„ Alexander, sheref-clerk of Banff 6 Mar. 1656 
„ Alexander, of Bangour, indweller in the Canongate. See 

Congletoun, Margaret. 
,, Alexander, of Airth. See Vaneck, Anna. 

,, Mr. Andro, sometime minister at Balmirrino 10 Mar. 1682 
„ Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Callander, Agnes. 

„ Anna, spouse to Robert Govane, fermourer in Langniddrie 23 Feb. 1663 

„ Anthone, of Levielandis, burgess of Stirling 30 Mar. 1605 

„ Archibald, of Powfoullis, par. of Airth, sher. of Stirling 3 Feb. 1604 
„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Andro Melvill, in the Hauch, 

par. of Sconey, in Fife 16 May 1606 

„ David, baxter, burgess of Dunfermline 3 Apr. 1604 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Patrik Bruce, of Fingask, 

par. of Rait, sher. of Perth 28 Oct. 1601 

„ Euphame, relict of John Zair, writer in Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1652 

„ George, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate. See Thomson, Hellenor. 

„ James 25 June 1652 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Mar. 1664 

„ John, burgess of Pittenweme 15 Mar. 1606 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1694 

„ Margaret, indweller in Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1646 
„ Margaret, relict of John Alexander, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

21 Apr. 1646 

„ Margaret, Lady Congilton 15 Nov. 1667 
,, Dame Marion, sometime spouse to Sir William Menteyth, 

of Kerse, knight, par. of Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 31 May 1606 
,, Marion, sometime spouse to Patrik Blacader, of Mylhillis, 

par. of Dunfermline, in Fife 2 Dec. 1608 

,, Patrick, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Apr. 1646 

„ Robert, portioner of Polknaif, par. of Airth, sher. of Stirling 6 Feb. 1606 

„ Mr. Robert, advocate 25 June 1652 

„ Robert, merchant in Edinburgh 17 June 1656 

„ Robert, merchant in Leith 20 Aug. 1658 

„ Robert, merchant in Leith 30 Nov. 1666 

„ Robert, indweller in Leith 31 Mar. 1671 

„ Thomas, in Innerweik 18 Oct. 1665 

„ Thomas, skipper in Leith 17 July 1694 

„ William, of Clentrie, par. of Auchtirtule in Fife 27 Nov. 1602 

„ William, burgess of the Canongate 22 Jan. 1649 

„ William, of Kincavill 15 Apr. 1653 

„ Lieutenant-Colonel William 26 July 1653 
„ William, of Symbester in Zetland. See Stewart, Margaret. 
Brughe, William, sometime of Davidson. See Forrester, Marion. 
Bruntfeild, Alexander, of Hassingtoun-Nether-mains, par. of 

Ecclis, sher. of Berwick 29 July 1601 
„ Alexander, in Dunbar. See Abernethie, Jonet. 



56 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Bruntfeild, Stephen, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Jan. 1671 

.. Stephen, of Neither-Maines, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Aug. 1690 

Bruntoun, Allan, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 1664 

Tours, Euphan. 
.. James, of Cairnes 21 Jan. 1608 

James, cordiner in the Stow 3° ^ ar - ID 49 

See also Livingston, Isobel. 
.. Juhn, in Esperstoune 20 May 1663 

.. Thomas, in Backhoip, par. of Heriot, sher. of Edinburgh 27 July 1620 

., Thomas, fermourer in (iilmertoune 8 June 1667 

.. William, stabler in Edinburgh. See Bishop, Beg 

.. William, servitor to the Laird of Arnistoun 29 Jan. 1685 

Bryce, Agnes, sometime spouse to Alexander Donaldsoun, 
in Quhitburne, par. of Livingston, sher. of Lin- 
lithgow 18 June 161 1 
.. Alexander, in Litle-Dechmont, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 

24 May 1647 
„ Alexander, merchant in Linlithgow 13 Dec. 1672 

.. Alexander. See Stane, Alexander, in Torphichen. 

.. Ambrose, merchant, burgess of Stirling 6 Jan. 1607 

See also Duncanson, Jonet. 
Bessie, in Livingstone 27 Nov. 1663 

.. Catherine ; and John Bryce, in West-Calder, her husband 24 June 1665 
.. Cristian ; and Thomas Cairnes, fermourer in Houstoun, her husband 

9 Apr. 1663 
.. Euphame, sometime spouse to James Ker, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh, alias callit Captain Ker 17 Mar. 1618 

„ Helen. See Anderson, James, cotter in Saughtoun-hall. 
„ James, in Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 7 June 16 16 

„ James, in Middelrig, par. of Bathgate 4 June 1635 

„ James, elder, in Carribber 18 Sept. 1661 

James, portioner of Dumtassie-rige. See Russell, Isobel. 
.. John, in Kincavill. See Fissie, Jonet. 
.. Jonet, relict of John Duncan, portioner of Burnetoun, par. 

of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 11 May 1620 

.. Jonet, sometime spouse to James Gray, in Streth, par. of 

Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 10 May 1636 

„ Katherine, relict of Finlay Tailzeour, burgess of the Canongate 

17 Oct. 1616 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Fergusoun, alias 
MTnnes, in Eist-quarter of Blakcraig, par. of 
Blair, sher. of Perth 20 Sept. 1606 

„ Margaret, relict of Robert Fergusone, in Blakcraig, par. of 

Blair, sher. of Perth 20 Sept. 1606 

„ Patrik, mason, burgess of Linlithgow 9 Feb. 1631 

„ Robert, in Stenhouphead 30 July 1673 

„ Susanna, sometime spouse to Alexander Mauchane, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 8 Dec. 1621 
„ Thomas, in Starlaw. See Christisone, Jonet. 

.. William. See Wight, William, knobmaker, indweller in Stirling. 
Bryden, James, tailor in Cousland. See Craig, Marion. 

„ Margaret, relict of Robert Mandell, clothier in London 8 Jan. 1680 

.. Walter, beltmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 9 July 1614 

Bryson, Alexander, burgess of Dunbar 30 Apr. 1667 

„ Alexander, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Aug. 1684 

.. Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 July 1661 and 17 June 1663 

also Broun, Barbara ; Broun, Margaret : and Buchanan, Margaret 
„ Cristian, sometime spouse to William Quintein, rnealmaker in Leith 

12 Jan. 1627 

,, David, in the Mylnetoun of Dynmure, par. of Ebdie in Fife 2 June 1609 

David, mason 5 July 1613 and 25 Feb. 1631 



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Bryson, David, maser, indweller in Edinburgh. See Stewart, Katherine. 
„ Duncan, merchant, burgess of Renfrew. See Knox, Margaret. 
„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to Thomas Jonstoun, maltman in Leith 

3 Mar. 1 62 1 
„ Henry, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 15 Oct. 1616 

„ James, in Bowhouse, par. of Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 31 June 1603 

„ James, printer, burgess of Edinburgh 23 May 1642 and 18 Jan. 1656 

„ John, in Swynstonlaw H. 23 Mar. 1653 

„ Margaret, lawful spouse to Ninian Hill, merchant, burgess 

of Glasgow 6 Sept. 1606 

„ Margaret, relict of John Blair, in the Wodehead of Ormestoun 

H. 17 May 1655 
„ Marion, relict of John Lautie, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 2 July 1625 
„ Martein, mason in Musselburgh 26 Dec. 1694 

„ Robert, bookseller, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Nov. 1646 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1671 

,, Robert, indweller in Fisherraw. See Logan, Marion. 
„ Thomas, in Skaitraw. See Broun, Margaret. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1670 

See also Orr, Christian. 
,, William. See Bunkell, Agnes. 
Buccleuch, Francis, Earl of 17 May 1653 

„ Walter, Earl of 21 Nov. 1677 

Buchan, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 June 1696 

„ David, servitor to Alexander Wright 1 Aug. 1654 

„ James, Earl of, in Auchterhous in Angus 18 Mar. 1607 

„ Marjorie, Countess of 19 Feb. 1690 

„ Thomas, in Vrass, par. of Dunnotter, in the Mearns 15 Dec. 1602 

Buchanan, Dame Agnes, Lady Rosyth 4 Aug. 1698 

,, Cristian, relict of William Meikiljohne, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 27 July 1649 

„ Mr. David 19 Jan. 1653 

„ David, merchant in Montrose 3 Aug. 1698 

„ Duncan, servitor to Alexander, Earl of Leven, Great 

General of Scotland 22 Feb. 1645 and 18 July 1657 

„ Duncan, merchant in Preston 31 May 1677 

„ Elspeth, lawful daughter to umquhile William B., writer 

in Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1643 

„ James, in Sherifhall 3 June 1629 

„ James, of Sherefhall, par. of Newtoune, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1648 

See also Lundie, Jean. 
„ Jeane, daughter to umquhile John B., writer 22 May 1623 

„ John, in Balliton-Dathie, par. of Luse, sher. of Dumbarton 12 July 1603 
,, John, writer to the Signet 7 Oct. 161 2 

„ John, pewderer, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Feb. 1650 

„ John, sometime in Schirref-hall 9 Feb. 1653 

„ Margaret, spouse to Andro Bryssone, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 18 July 1657 

„ Margaret, Lady Scotscraige 11 Dec. 1657 

„ Margaret and Elizabeth, daughters of William B. of Arnpryour 29 Jan. 1685 
„ Marion, servitrix to Alexander Peirse, sometime baillie of 

the Canongate 12 Jan. 1658 

„ Marjory, servitrix to Alexander Peirs, baillie of the Canongate 8 Sept. 1662 
„ Moses, son lawful to umquhile John B., W.S. 19 Aug. 1642 

„ Patrik, of Auchmar, par. of Inchecalzeach, sher. of Stirling 28 June 1605 
„ Robert, in Lauder 7 Feb. 1606 

„ Robert, indweller in the Canongate 31 Aug. 1658 

„ Robert, burgess of Stirling. See Hunter, Helen. 
„ Susanna, relict of Mr. John Dalzell, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

8 Feb. 1620 
„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1667 



58 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Buchanan, William, of Amepryour, writer, indweller in Edinburgh 

21 June 1631 and 29 Jan. 1685 
Buchardear, Francis, dancing-master. See Gaynott, Francis. 
Buchhill, Joint, spouse to William Johnstoun, indweller in 

Eister-Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 12 Nov. 1639 

Bucholme, Beatrix, relict of John Malloche, indweller in Leith 8 Feb. 1628 

Buck, Thomas, servitor to the Lord Ormestoun 9 Dec. 1620 

Buckill, fohn, in Dainheid, par. of Livingston, sher. of Edinburgh 21 May 1625 

Buckney, Patrii k, elder, burgess of Linlithgow 10 July 1666 

., Patrick, litster, burgess of Linlithgow. See Gillies, Jean. 

Buddo, John, tailor, burgess of Falkland in Fife 10 Jan. 1603 

Buick, Mr. Thomas, of Grandham, advocate 18 Dec. 1673 
Bull, Jonet ; and Robert Hull, wright, burgess of Edinburgh, 

her husband 5 May 1668 

., William, burgess of Linlithgow. See J affray, Elizabeth. 

Bullerwall, Alexander, cordiner in Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1688 

Bulman, Andrew, wright, burgess of the Canongate 8 July 1691 

Bultie, Florence, son lawful to umquhile Captain Archibald B. 29 June 1609 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Dundee 24 June 1609 and 16 May 161 1 

Bunkell, Agnes; spouse to William Bryssone 17 Dec. 1675 

„ Isobel, in Dunbar 27 Sept. 1669 

„ William, in Leith 14 July 1675 

Buntein, Thomas, writer in Edinburgh 31 Dec. 1691 

Burd, Alison, relict of David Craw, mealmaker, indweller in Edinburgh 

23 Nov. 1627 
„ Henry, elder, sometime indweller at the Mylnne of Living- 
ston, sher. of Linlithgow 28 Jan. 1639 
„ Henry, tailor in Meikle-Blaikburne. See Craw, Bessie. 
„ John, in Lang-Livingston 11 Mar. 1686 
Marion, sometime spouse to James Braiddie, in Eleistoun 18 Nov. 1646 
Burdon, Beatrix ; and John Little, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her spouse 20 Aug. 1657 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Feb. 164 1 
Burgan, Agnes, spouse to William Blaikwood, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 29 Apr. 1670 
„ Agnes. See Smyth, Walter, writer in Edinburgh. 

„ John, mariner, in the North Queensferry in Fife 12 Mar. 1605 

„ John, maltmaker in the Water of Leith 8 Oct. 1668 
„ John, in the Water of Leith. See Liddell, Bessie. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lowis, Margaret. 

., Susanna, relict of Walter Young, indweller in Mortoun 23 Feb. 1654 

,. William, in Rochell, in France 17 May 1649 
Burgess, Alexander ; and Jonet Aird, his spouse 26 Sept. and 3 Oct. 1666 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Stirling 8 June 1607 

fohn, merchant, and citizen of London 14 Alar. 1693 
Burgh, Geillis, sometime spouse to Robert Dowie, in Ballado, 

par. of Kinross 18 Nov. 1601 
Burne, Agnes, sometime spouse to James Kailling, messenger, 

burgess of Linlithgow 16 July 161S 
,, Agnes, relict of Andro Cray in Barbachly, and sometime 

spouse to Robert Russell, in Mulryne 14 Aug. 1630 
,, Alison, sometime spouse to John Rowan, in the Craig of 

Ogilface, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 22 [uly 1606 
„ Bessie, spouse to Robert Rae, marikinmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 

26 June 1628 

„ Charles, miller at the Mylne of Inverkeithing 9 Jan. 1607 

.. David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Feb. 1624 

„ David, younger, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Oct. 1648 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to John Kincaid, in Abbotis- 

grange, par. of Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 2 Dec. 1605 

„ Gawin, seaman in Fisherrow ; bur-ess of Musselburgh 28 Dec. 1615 



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Burne, Harry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Mar. 1679 

„ Helen ; and James Casles, skipper in Borrowstones, her husband 

25 Oct. 1687 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Thomas Sandilandis, mariner in Leith 

25 Apr. 1628 
„ James, of Bowpray, par. of Aberdour, in Fife 27 Jan. 1607 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Aug. 1667 

„ Janet, widow in Leith, relict of John Somervell, skipper 

27 Jan. and 15 June 1646 
„ John, at the Kirktoun of Kincoldrum, in Angus (vol. 45) 4 July 1610 

„ John, maltman, indweller in Leith 16 Sept. 1629 

„ John, of Stanehill, par. of Bathgate 19 Aug. 1639 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Jan. and 30 Nov. 1652 

„ John, in Stouthill. See Fleming, Elizabeth. 
„ John, in Gray-corne-hill. See Morris, Jonet. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas Barnis, mealman, 

indweller in the Cannongate 19 Feb. 1602 

„ Jonet. See Roup, Peter, tailor, burgess of the Canongate. 
„ Katherine, relict of James Lichtoun, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

4 Dec. 1613 
„ Katherine, spouse to John Muire, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

18 July 1672 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to William Cousing, baxter, 

burgess of Dunfermline 25 Feb. 1606 

„ Patrick, mason in Tranent H. 22 Apr. 1653 

„ Patrick, in Eister-Quhitburne. See Bell, Jonet. 

„ Richard, baillie, burgess of Linlithgow 28 Jan. 1624 and 15 Dec. 1631 

„ Robert, in Cairnetoun of Tullicultrie, sher. of Clackmannan 22 July 1607 
„ Sara, relict of William Kailling, messenger, burgess of Linlithgow 

17 Feb. 1619 
„ William, son lawful to the deceased William B., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1670 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 May 1658 

Burnet, Agnes, sometime spouse to Robert Roxburgh, mariner, 

indweller in Leith 22 Apr. 1606 

„ Agnes, third lawful daughter to the deceased Mr. Alexander 

B., of Carlops, advocate 29 Feb. 1676 

„ Alexander, aquavitie-maker, indweller in Leith 3 Sept. 1608 

„ Mr. Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh 6 July 1632 

„ Mr. Alexander, of Carlopes, advocate 29 June 1657 

„ Alexander, late Ensign in Colonel Fergusson's Regiment 16 April 1700 
„ Alexander, in Auchkairney. See Lindsay, Agnes. 

„ Andro, in Pitcurrie, par. of Arbuthnot, in the Mearnes 3 Aug. 1602 

„ Andrew, of Sluane, corporal of Captain Carnagie's Company 18 Aug. 1676 
„ Barbara, relict of Mr. James Livingstoun, M.D. 19 Jan. and 2 Mar. 1691 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Nov. 1678 

„ James 28 May 1690 

„ Jeane, widow in Dalkeith 23 Oct. 1667 

„ John, elder, portioner of Wodhous, par. of Manner, sher. of Peebles 

25 July 1606 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to William Mure, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 10 Sept. 1623 

„ Mary, spouse to Mr. Roderick M'Kenzie, of Preston-hall 7 Feb. 1700 

„ Robert, in Merkill, par. of Prestoun-kirk, constab. of Haddington 

16 July 1613 
„ Mr. Robert, younger, advocate 29 Jan. 1635 

See also Maule, Elizabeth. 
„ Mr. Robert, elder, advocate 30 Oct. 1661 

„ Mr. Robert, advocate 29 Apr. 1670 

„ Mr. Robert, M.D. 18 June 1664 

„ Mr. Robert, M.D. 15 Apr. 1692 



60 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Burnet, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Aberdeen 23 Dec. 1679 

.. William, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Oct. 1648 

.. William, of Barnes 24 Jan. 1694 

,. Major William, of Balfour 12 July 1700 

Burnsyde, Agnes. See Allan, Audio, writer in Grange-pannes. 
., David, skipper, burgess of Anstruther 19 May 1608 

,. fames, skipper in Borrowstones _ 28 Jan. 1693 

.. |., mm 5, lawful son to the deceased Andro B., elder, skipper 

in Borrowstones 13 Feb- 17 00 

., fohn, skipper in Borrowstones 22 Mar. 1683 

Robert, in Midiltoun of Strabrok, par. of Strabrok, sher. of Linlithgow 

26 Nov. 1617 
Burntoun, Cristian ; and John Brigs, indweller in Dalkeith 22 June 1664 

Isobel, spouse to Thomas Thomson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

25 Jan. 1655 
Burramane, James, in Mastertoun, par. of Newbottell, sher. of Edinburgh 

17 Mar. 1635 
Burrell, Agnes, relict of Henry Arthor of Newtonarthor 10 Mar. 1608 

., Alexander, lorimer, bur-ess of Edinburgh ; and Nicolas 

Robertson, his relict 6 July 1631 

., Andro, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 15 May 1662 

See also Wilson, Elizabeth. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Thomas Kincaid, of Warriston, 

par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Mar. 1621 

., John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 May 1603 

fohn, one of the Pryntares of his Majesty's Cunzehous, 

burgess of Edinburgh 24 July 1633 

See also Senzeour, Jonet. 
„ John, burgess of Edinburgh. .SV< Bellenden, Jonet. 
,, Katherine, sometime spouse to Archibald Hall, merchant, 

burgess of Glasgow 29 Apr. 1603 

„ Robert, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Jan. 1607 

See also Pender, Margaret. 
,, Robert, Janitor of the College of Edinburgh 16 Jan. 1640 

., Samuel, lorimer, burgess of Edinburgh 30 July 1647 

Burrie, Andro, skinner, burgess of Perth 26 May 1609 

Bursie, tirissell, relict of Patrik Lyoun, sometime baillie, burgess of Dundee 

20 June 1609 
„ Myrabill, sometime spouse to David Zeman, elder, mer- 
chant, burgess of Dundee 7 Feb. 1609 
Burt, Margaret ; and Henry Broun, miller in Myldennis, her 

spouse, par. of Kinglassie, sher. of Coupar in Fife 1 June 1602 

Margaret. See Williamson, Robert, broudinster, burgess of the Canongate. 

Burtoun, Adam, fermarrer in Longnidrie 10 Feb. 1693 

„ Mr. Alexander, student in Edinburgh 11 Oct. 1699 

„ James, in Draffen, par. of Lesmahago, sher. of Lanark 14 June 1604 

John, in Carberrie, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1646 

., William, in Carberrie, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 1 Mar. 1627 

Busset, Robert, skipper in North Leith 2 Feb. 1646 

Butler, Mr. < leorge, of Blans, indweller in Edinburgh 29 July 1630 

„ George, of Kirkl and 30 June 1682 

See also Winrahame, Helen. 
., John, of Harperdaine ; and Anna Herriett, his spouse H. 5 June 1657 

., Mr. John, of Kirkland 9 Jan. 1675 

.. Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile Mr. George !'>., of Blanse 

16 July 1646 

,, Marion, spouse to David Congiltoune, in Over-Haiks 4 Sept. 1669 

Patrik, of Harperdean 18 Feb. 1670 

., William, servitor to Patrick Buttar, of Herpeirdaine 22 June 1672 

Butschart, Andro, in Scrync. See Petrie, Bessie. 

Butter, James, merchant. Sei Douglas, Margaret. 



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Butter, Margaret, spouse to James Hering, of Morgunston, par. 

of Blair, sher. of Perth 2 June 1602 

„ Thomas, in Coithill. See Morris, Jonet. 
„ William, of Argoithe, indweller in the Canongate 

29 Jan. 1652, 9 Aug. 1653, and 5 Dec. 1655 
„ William, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1690 

Byres, Agnes, sometime spouse to Thomas Chartres, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 4 Feb. 1632 

„ Agnes. See Riddell, James, tailor, burgess of the Canongate. 
,, Alexander, lawful son to umquhile John B., of Coats 26 Aug. 1661 

„ Alexander, son lawful to the deceased John B., of Coats ; and 

Jean Drumond, his spouse 12 Nov. 1681 

„ Mr. George, lawful son to the deceased Mr. Thomas B., 

minister at Lidgertwood 12 June 1688 

,, James, wobster in Burnesyd, par. of Ebdie, in Fife 27 Aug. 1601 

„ James, son lawful to Michael B., burgess of Hamilton, in- 
dweller in Edinburgh 6 June 1635 
„ Sir John, of Coats 8 Jan. 1648 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 1630 

See Barclay, Margaret. 
„ John, of Coats. See Foulis, Jean. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Kirkwood, burgess of Haddington 

27 Dec. 1618 
„ Margaret, spouse to John Peirson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

5 July 1649 
„ Mathew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 May 1646 

„ Mr. Thomas, son lawful to umquhile John B., of Coittis, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1647 

Caddar, John, in Polkemmat 27 July 1655 

Caddell, Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 July 1673 

„ James, baxter, indweller in Caldtoun 7 Apr. 1646 and 30 Mar. 1654 

See also Livingstone, Jean. 
„ James, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Johnston, Elizabeth. 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Elgin. See Leslie, Margaret. 
„ Margaret. See Forsyth, William, stabler in Edinburgh. 
Caippie, George, in Gulane, par. of Dirlton, constab. of Haddington 14 Dec. 1632 
Cairncross (Cairncrose), George, litster, burgess of the Canon- 
gate ; and Christian Ogilvie 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Rauff Erskene, of Sheilfeild, 

par. of Lauder, sher. of Berwick 
„ James, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ John, in Erssiltoun. See Brounfield, Isobel. 
„ Margaret, relict of George Cranston, of Kirkhill, par. of 

Legertwod, sher. of Berwick 
„ Robert, writer in Edinburgh 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Porterfield, Janet. 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess, Edinburgh. See Gibson, Janet. 
Cairnes, Agnes, sometime spouse to Thomas Auchinlek, in- 
dweller in Preston 
,, Agnes, spouse to William Steill, in Langnidrie H. 

,, Alexander, in Foulstruther, par. of Pencaitland, constab. of 

Haddington 
„ Alison, relict of William Paterson, elder, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 
„ Barbara, sometime spouse to John Pareis, in Torbraid 
„ David, alias Walker, burgess of Kirkcaldy 
„ David, writer in Edinburgh 
„ Edward, notary in Kirkcudbright 
„ George, in Wester Standhill, par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 

16 July 1617 
„ Henry, indweller in Leith 21 Nov. 1601 



5 Nov. 


1668 


3 Feb. 

27 June 


1606 
1635 


27 Jan. 
21 May 

met. 


1601 

1646 


29 Jan. 
. 8 Feb. 


1650 
1655 


20 July 


1622 


9 Nov. 
12 Ftb. 
27 Oct. 
8 Mar. 
8 June 


1620 
1630 
1601 
1687 
1608 



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[1601-1700. 



Cairnes, fames, in Pleasance, par. of St. Cuthbert, shcr. of Edinburgh 6 Feb. 
fames, in Pencaitland 19 Nov. 

fames, coal-hewer in Dormand-hill 27 Aug. 

,. James, in [nchcorss. Set Ramsay, Agnes. 
„ Janet. See Finnie, Margaret. 

feane, spouse to John Baigbie, in Sammelston, par. of Haddington 

15 Feb. 
„ Jeane, spouse to Alexander Bell, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

26 July 
fohn, in Eister-Quhitburne, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 

13 Dec. 
„ John, in Foulstruther 4 Aug. 

See also Renton, Elspeth. 
,, John, indweller in Edinburgh 9 June 

„ John, reader in the Kirk of Edinburgh. See Wilson, Jonet. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Schankes, skipper in Leith 
„ Jonet, spouse to James Craufuird, indweller in Leith 
„ Joseph, in Drumschorling-mure, par. of Strabrok, sher. 



25 Oct. 

15 Feb. 

of Linlithgow 

19 Nov. 

1 Dec. 



,, Margaret, relict of James Fender, mason in Tranent 

„ Margaret. See Hunter, James, indweller in Mortoun. 

„ Marion, sometime servitrix to Robert Tailzefeir, baxter, 

burgess of Edinburgh, indweller in the Canongate 17 Dec. 
„ Richard, in Wester-Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 26 Nov. 

., Mr. Richard, of Pilmuir 19 Mar. 

„ Robert, in Soledzeoch, par. of Girthtoun, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

1 1 Aug. 
„ Robert, in Pencaitland 1 1 June 

„ Sibella. See Borthwick, Alexander, in Johnstoun-burne. 
„ Thomas, wobster at the West-port of Edinburgh 25 Feb. 

„ Thomas, son lawful to umquhile James C, cordiner in Pleasance 

6 Feb. 
„ Thomas, fermourer in Houstoun. See Bryce, Christian. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Mar. 

„ William, of Pilmor H. 26 June 

See also Broune, Agnes. 
„ William, elder, in Wester-Pencaitland H. n Apr. 

,, William, merchant in Tranent ; and Agnes Auchinleck, his spouse 

23 Apr. 
„ William, merchant in Tranent 30 June 1670 and 25 July 

„ William, in Ormestoune. See Wood, Christian. 
Cairny, George, in Pitcastell. See Stewart, Isobel. 

,, Mitchell, in Carlunzie ; and Geillis Broun, his spouse, par. 

of Downie, in Angus 11 June 

Caithnes, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Jan. 

„ Alexander, tailor, burgess of the Canongate. See Salmond, Grissell. 

„ Mr. James, writer in Edinburgh 29 Nov. 

„ Thomas, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 25 Oct. 

Caldcleugh, Catherine, spouse to William Moffett, in Mylne- 

know, par. of Whittinghame 28 June 

,, Catherine, spouse to George Black, in Stonniepeth 17 Feb. 

., Euffame, sometime spouse to John Lauder, burgess of Haddington 

20 Dec. 
„ Katherine, relict of John Young, indweller in Dunbar 7 Dec. 

.. William, indweller in Eister-Gamelscheills, par. of Stenton, 

constab. of Haddington 11 May 

Caldein, Robert, merchant at Rotterdam 15 Feb. 

Calder, . . . indweller in Edinburgh. See Brotherstanes, Agnes. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Zule, in Dalgowrie, par. 

of Haddington 1 Mar. 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Dec. 



646 
668 
690 



6 43 
664 

611 

648 

669 

1622 
[644 

[617 
1674 



[619 
[619 
[685 

[606 
[678 

[606 

[646 

[613 
[654 

(656 

[671 
[671 



607 
652 

[698 
[654 

664 
686 

[605 
[627 

[650 
[698 



[615 
(631 



1601-1700.] 



Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



Calder, Jennett, relict of David Sandes, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Mar. 
„ John, younger, merchant in Linlithgow 4 May 

„ John, indweller in Leith. See Gourlay, Alison. 
„ Jonet, relict of John Tennent, in the Dyk-heid, par. of St. 

Lawrence, sher. of Stirling 27 May 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Gray, indweller in 

Streth, sher. of Linlithgow 24 May 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Birnabane, wobster, 

burgess of Dunbar 1 Dec. 

„ Patrik, in Morrowingsyde, par. of St. Morrowing, sher. of Stirling 

16 May 
„ William, skipper in Leith. See Hamilton, Jean. 
Calderhead, John, notary, indweller in Bathgate 30 Nov. 

„ John, reader at the kirk of Bathgate. See Little, Margaret. 
Calderwood, . . . , weaver,burgess of Musselburgh. See Reid, Agnes. 
„ Adam, in Fisherrow, burgess of Musselburgh 4 Mar. 

„ Archibald, son lawful to the deceased James C, portioner 

of Dalkeith 7 Oct. and 22 Nov. 

„ Barbara, relict of William C, in Musselburgh, par. of 

Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 

„ Mr. David, minister at Pencaitland 16 Dec. 

„ David, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Mar. 

„ Henry, in Fisherraw, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Dec. 
„ Henry, burgess of Musselburgh. See Smart, Bessie. 
„ Isobel, relict of Alexander Hill, indweller in Fisherraw, 

par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 

„ Isobel, in Musselburgh 1 1 Apr. 

„ James, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 23 Nov. 

„ James, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 23 June 

„ Mr. James, minister at Humbie 13 Feb. 

„ James, indweller in Dalkeith. See Phillip, Catherine. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 

„ John, stationer, burgess of Edinburgh 10 May 

„ Jonet, spouse to Oliver Calderwood, in Musselburgh 26 May 

„ Margaret, spouse to Walter Hammilton, merchant, bur 



30 Oct. 
1 Dec. 

17 July 

161 1 and 28 Feb. 
14 Feb. 



658 
667 



605 
647 
620 
606 
649 

618 
671 

637 
651 
658 
636 

646 
672 
626 
641 
680 

666 
683 
608 

661 
642 
613 



612 
607 



605 
613 
629 



gess of Edinburgh 
Ninian, indweller in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 
Oliver, burgess of Musselburgh 
Oliver, in Musselburgh. See Laurie, Margaret. 
Peter, indweller in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 

8 Mar 
Richard, indweller in Musselburgh 

Richard, burgess of Musselburgh. See Thomson, Geillis. 
Thomas, in Dalkeith ; and Euphame Guthrie, his spouse, 

sher. of Edinburgh 25 Feb. 

Thomas, elder, burgess of Musselburgh 20 July 

Thomas, in Dalkeith 25 Nov. 

Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, late Dean of 

Guild thereof 15 July 1674 

See also Mortimer, Elizabeth. 
Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Gibson, 

Isobel, and Paterson, Margaret. 
Violet, relict of Mr. Alexander Robertson, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 14 July 1686 
William, skipper in Leith 21 Oct. 1618 
William, indweller in Fisherraw, burgess of Musselburgh 25 July 1635 
William, elder, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 20 Jan. 1638 
William, indweller in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 1643 
Mr. William, minister at Heriot-kirk 15 Jan. and 29 Apr. 1670 
Mr. William, minister at Dalkeith 30 July 1680 and 5 Mar. 1685 
See also Craig, Margaret. 



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[ 1 601-1700. 



Calderwood, William, tenant in Bouland 8 Dec. 1698 

,, William, in Dalkeith. See Douglas, Elizabeth, and Galloway, Christian. 
.. William, burgess of Musselburgh. See Ramage, Geillis. 

William, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh. See Rankine, Elizabeth. 



19 Sept. 

27 Jan. 

30 Nov. 



6 Apr. 

19 May 
24 Apr. 



Caldoune, Alexander, skipper in the Blackness 4 Sept. 

Caldwall, Adam, merchant, burgess of Ayr 12 June 

„ George, son lawful to umquhile William C, merchant, 
burgess of Irving 
Henry, gairdner in Quhythouse 
Mr. John, minister at Portpatrick 

Katherine, relii t of William Lowrie, cordiner, burgess of 
the Canongate 
,, Mar-ant, relict of John Snordgerss, in Craiginfeoch-mylne, 

par. of Paisley 
., William, sometime coal greive in Wolmett 

,, William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Auchmowtie, Margaret 
Caldwalls, Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Aikmane, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Oct 
„ Katherine, relict of George Reid, in Edmestoun, par. of 

Xatoun, sher. of Edinburgh 23 Nov 

„ Thomas, gardener in the Abbey 16 Mar 

,, William, merchant, burgess in Edinburgh 25 Oct. 1637 and 13 Mar 
Callander, Agnes ; and Andrew Bruce, merchant, burgess of 
Edinburgh, her husband 
David, greif and servant to John Lundie, of that Ilk, in Fife 
„ James, writer in Edinburgh 
„ John, of Manor, par. of Logie, sher. of Perth 
,, Mr. John, servitor to Sir Archibald Prymrois, clerk to the 
Privy Council 
Mr. John, writer in Edinburgh. See Lawson, Jonet. 
Callum, Andro, indweller in Edinburgh 

,, Andro, menstraler, indweller in Edinburgh. See Laird, Jean. 
Cambie, James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Nov, 

Cameron, Mr. Archibald, clerk to the Kirk Sessions of Edinburgh 

10 Feb 
„ Andro, in the Craigmarine. See Muirhead, Margaret. 
., James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
,, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Marjorie, spouse to Ewan Cammeroune in Lewinven 
,, Violet, choap-keeper in Edinburgh 
Campbell, Agnes, sometime spouse to William Cathcart, mer- 
chant, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ Alexander, of Carco, sometime Bishop of Brichen, par. of 

Kim levin, sher. of Perth 
„ Alexander, brothcr-german to Colin C, of Clunes 
„ Alexander, sometime maltman, thereafter stabler in Edinburgh 

14 July 
., Alexander, messenger in Edinburgh 
., Alexander, of Pennymore 
., Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
., Alexander, of Pennimoir 
„ Alison, sometime spouse to Neill Montgumrie, in Grene- 

fute of Kilwynning, par. of Cunningham, sher. of Ayr 

(vol. 45) 18 July 
Alison, sometime spouse to Ninian Cowane, merchant, 



27 Dec. 

5 July 

28 Apr. 
21 Aug. 

26 Feb. 

10 Jan. 



23 Nov. 
5 Dec. 

12 June 

25 Apr. 

26 May 

' July 

24 June 
22 Mar. 



5 Jan. 
16 June 

3 July 
[6 May 



burgess of Edinburgh 13 July 

Anna, spouse to William Livingstoun. See Garner, Lillias. 
Sir Archibald, brother-german to umquhile Sir James C, of Lawers 

26 Feb. 
Mr. Archibald, advocate 15 Mar. 



680 
653 

666 
646 
696 

646 

609 
662 



640 

621 
671 
638 

673 
605 

697 
601 

647 
614 

673 

685 

667 

690 

635 
656 

688 

617 

608 
615 

620 

648 
666 

675 
678 



609 
635 



647 
673 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 65 

Campbell, Mr. Archibald, writer in Edinburgh 25 Jan. 1684 

See also Jameson, Agnes. 
„ Mr. Archibald, of Kilpount 13 Nov. 1685 

„ Barbara ; and James Henderson, in Nether-Liberton, her 

husband 22 Mar. 1677 

„ Charles, writer in Edinburgh 29 July 1697 

„ Colin, of Knokhill 18 Nov. 1658 

„ Mr. Colin, writer in Edinburgh 3 Dec. 1673 and 31 Jan. 1677 

„ Mr. David, in Eister-Denheid. See Maxwell, Grissell. 
„ Donald, burgess of Edinburgh 21 July 1634 and 25 Apr. 1636 

„ Donald, in Lochgoylshead, and Mary M'Kellar, his spouse 24 June 1693 
„ Dugall, son lawful to Colling C, of Dunalloche 25 June 1657 

„ Duncan, of Duntrune 31 Aug. 1658 

„ Duncan, of Gleneardell 12 Feb. 1691 

„ Mr. Duncan, son to the deceased Mr. Patrick C, minister 

at Kenmuir, and governor to Alexander Gibson of Durie 

26 Jan. 1692 
„ Colonel Duncan. See Stewart, Mrs. Catherine. 
„ Euffame, sometime spouse to Andro Baillie, merchant, bur- 
gess of Glasgow (vol. 45) 9 Aug. 1609 
,, Findlay. See Taylor, Findlay, in Ochill-moir. 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Ayr 5 June 1605 

„ George, indweller in Lang-hirdmestoun, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Dec. 1632 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Aug. 1661 

„ George, sometime baillie of the Canongate 29 June 1667 

„ George, brother- german to the Laird of Garmock 19 Aug. 1697 

„ George, of Sesnok. See Cunynghame, Agnes. 

„ Hector, indweller at Holyroodhouse 12 June and 21 Nov. 1662 

,, Hew, watchmaker in Edinburgh 10 May 1699 

„ James, in Mauchlene 10 Feb. 1604 

„ James, son lawful to umquhile George C, of Ducathall, in- 
dweller in Glasgow 15 Jan. 1607 
„ James, son lawful to umquhile Neill C, maltman, indweller in Leith 

12 May 1646 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Mar. 1662 

See also Lawson, Elspeth. 
„ James, in Bonhard-lawes 4 Sept. 1680 

James, merchant in Edinburgh 15 Jan. 1687 

James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Drysdale, Margaret. 
Janet ; and James Robertson, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 

22 Dec. 1658 
Jeane, spouse to William Robertson, residenter in Edinburgh 

7 Feb. 1663 
John, in Clews, par. of Mauchline, sher. of Ayr 16 Dec. 1601 

John, of Dowane, par. of Baldernok, sher. of Stirling 18 Jan. 1609 

John, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 9 July 1634 

See also Glen, Jean. 
John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 1642 

John, son lawful to umquhile John C, of Calseyheid of Lowdon 

26 Jan. 1653 
John, of Arderes 24 Apr. 1672 

John, of Fordie 1 Aug. 1677 

Captain John, of Moy, Captain in Colonel Monro's Regiment 13 Feb. 1694 
Captain John 21 Sept. 1695 

John, indweller in Leith. See Lumsden, Agnes. 
Jonet, Lady Barskymeing, par. of Ochiltrie in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 

28 Mar. 1604 
Jonet, sometime spouse to Richard Richartsoun, mariner, 

indweller in Leith 13 Nov. 161 1 

Jonet, sometime spouse to William Dalgleische, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 27 Sept. 1624 

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Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



[ 1 601-1700. 



Campbell, Maly, sometime spouse to umquhilc John M'llveane, 

merchant, burgess of Ayr 16 July 

.. Margaret, sometime spouse to William Peiris, burgess of Haddington 

29 July 
.. Michaell, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 
\Cill, maltman in Leith 
Nicoll, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 
.. Patrik, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 
., Patrick, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 



16 Dec. 
10 June 

10 Jan. 
24 Aug. 
26 Mar. 

1 Nov. 



4 Feb. 
21 July 
11 Dec. 
26 Jan. 



Patrick, writer in Edinburgh 
.. Mr. Patrick, minister. See Somervell, Nicolas. 

Robert, maltman, burgess of Glasgow 14 Jan. 

Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Apr. 1680 and 29 Dec. 

,, Robert, baillie of Inverary 5 Mar. 

Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 June 

Robert, burgess of Glasgow. See Anderson, Sara. 

Robert, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. See Ritchie, Jeane. 

William, of Kerintray, par. of Mochrum, sher. of Wigtown 

,, William, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

., William, servitor to the Earl of Carrick 

., William, tailor in Dalkeith 

., William, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wilkie, Bessie 
Canny, Margrat, sometime spouse to Henry Cass, furrier, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 
Cant, Mr. Andro, late Principal of the College of Edinburgh 
„ Barbara, spouse to James Ingles, of Nether-Cramond, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Mrs. Beatrix, sometime spouse to Col. Bartilmo Balfour, 

of Ridhewis 
., John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Mr. John, of Morton 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Williamson, baxter, bur- 
gess of Kirkcaldy 
„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Mr. Walter, advocate 15 Mar. 1667 and 4 Feb. 

„ Walter, indweller in Leith. See Lowsoune, Christian. 
Cardane, Andro, maltman, burgess of Dundee 
Cardross, Hendrie, Lord 

Carfrae, Beatrix, sometime spouse to William Kemp, in Park, 
par. of Bothanes, constab. of Haddington 
„ James, in Wyntoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 25 July 
„ Jeane, daughter lawful to umquhilc William C, of Zester-mylne 1 5 Aug, 
„ John, in Easter (Zester). 15 Jan. 

„ Jonet, spouse to James Halyburton, in Langnidrie, par. of 

Tranent, constab. of Haddington 4 Jan. 

„ Jonet. See Darling, Lawrance. 

„ Patrick, in Zester 27 June 

Robert, in Gaitsyde of Haltoun, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 

' May 
„ Thomas, in Carsil-Woodhall, par. of Zester 
Cargill, Alexander, in Schanzie. See Fleming, Elizabeth. 
Carkettill, Adam, of Nunland, par. of Haddington 

„ Cristian, daughter lawful to umquhile George C, merchant, 

burgess of Haddington 
.. George, of Easter-Monkrig, burgess of Edinburgh 
., Helen, spouse to John Fairbairne, chapman in Haddington 
,. John, merchant, burgess of Haddington 
,, Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile Patrick C, of Merkill 1 1 Dec. 
„ Patrik, of Over-Liberton, in Markill, par. of Preston-kirk, 

constab. of Haddington 10 July 

See also Broun, Marie. 



21 Apr. 
17 July 

1 July 

24 Mar. 

10 Jan. 

26 Sept. 

6 Dec. 

22 Jan. 



1 2 Jan. 
5 Dec. 



Apr. 



11 

31 July 

21 July 

22 Mar. 
30 Dec. 
26 June 
12 Mar. 



1608 

608 
614 
646 
684 

625 
647 
690 

607 
699 
691 
698 



603 
627 
646 
693 



612 
687 

631 

612 
610 
648 

603 
657 
673 

608 
693 

632 
622 
663 
670 

643 

667 

609 
668 

601 

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602 
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646 
649 

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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 67 

Carkettill, Peter, merchant, burgess of Haddington. See Black, 

Margaret ; and Dawson, Elizabeth. 
Carmichaell, Agnes, spouse to Hew Watt, of Foulscheills 24 May 1662 

„ Mr. Alexander, W.S. 30 Apr. 1662 

„ Mr. Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh, thereafter resi- 

denter in par. of St. Stephens, in Illman Street, in London 

30 July 1678 
„ Alexander, in the Nungaitt of Haddington 23 July 1676 

See also Deas, Jean. 
„ Lieutenant Alexander, in Colonel John Buchan's Regiment 9 Dec. 1699 
Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 July 1667 

Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1653 

Christian, spouse to Thomas Hog, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

27 Jan. 1608 
Mr. David, portioner of Baiglie, par. of Abernathie, sher. of Perth 

3 Aug. 1602 
Edward, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 14 June 1633 

Edward, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Sanderson, Barbara. 
Dame Elizabeth, relict of Sir John Home, of Huttoun-hall, 

indweller in the Canongate 12 Jan. 1642 

,, Eufame, sometime spouse to Thomas Robertsoun, in Balgormo, Fife 

23 Feb. 1604 
„ Eufifame, sometime spouse to John Betoun, in Murehous, in Angus 

13 Mar. 1607 
„ Frederick, lawful son to the deceased Mr. John C, late 

minister at Traquair 7 Mar. 1682 

„ Gawin, son lawful to Gawin C, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

6 June 1628 
„ Gawin, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 June 1653 
„ Hew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Mar. 1667 
,, Hew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Marion C, 

his lawful daughter 18 Feb. 1673 

„ Hugh, lawful son to the deceased . . . C, burgess of Edinburgh 

31 July 1684 
Isobel, daughter lawful to umquhile James C, of Pottischaw 17 Feb. 1624 
James, in Carie, par. of Abernethy, sher. of Perth 10 June 1601 

James, of Edderney, par. of Sconie, Fife 5 June 1602 

Sir John, of that Ilk, knight, par. of Carmichael, sher. of Lanark 

7 Apr. 1 60 1 
See also Douglas, Dame Margaret. 

John, burgess of Dysart 26 Oct. 1601 and 14 Jan. 1604 

John, timberman, indweller in Leith 15 June 1616 

John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Aug. 1623 

John, tailor in Edinburgh 11 June 1646 

John, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh 2 Feb. 1647 

John, tailor in Edinburgh 27 June 1700 

John, tailor, indweller in Leith. See Heriot, Margaret. 
John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Inglis, Agnes. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to John Spence, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 14 Dec. 1636 

Katherine, relict of William Gray, baxter, indweller in Leith 

7 June and 2 Aug. 163 1 
Dame Marie, relict of John, Lord Halirudhous, senator of 

the College of Justice 28 June 1626 and 26 July 1628 

Marion, sometime spouse to Henry Polwart, of Adieweill, 

par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 16 May 1625 

Robert, merchant, burgess of Haddington 7 Nov. 1661 

Walter (William), son to the deceased George C, sometime 

baillie of Perth 25 July 61 71 

Captain William, sometime resident in Leith 

24 May 1626 and 6 Feb. 1627 



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Carmichaell, William, burgess, inchvellcr in Edinburgh 23 Nov. 1641 

.. William, burgess of Edinburgh 19 June 1649 

.. Colonel William 20 Jan. 1659 

.. William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1685 

Carmuire, Mareon, relict of Thomas Bonar, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1664 

Carnebie, Georgej merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Jan. 1624 
Carnegie, Cristian, relict of Thomas Dickson, apothecary, burgess 

of Edinburgh 16 June 1653 

., David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 May 1610 

., Mr. David 16 Feb. 1691 

,. James, indweller in Edinburgh 2 Aug. 1662 and 1 Aug. 1663 

Katherine, sometime spouse to Sir John Hammiltoun, of 

Lettrik, knight, par. of Hamilton, sher. of Lanark 21 Jan. 1602 

Katherine, sometime spouse to David Ramsay, of Balmayne 17 Feb. 1604 
.. Margaret, sometime spouse to John Peirsone, elder, burgess 

of Dundee 8 Dec. 1608 
„ Margaret ; and William Grahame, glover, burgess of Edinburgh 

19 Jan. 1665 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Jan. 1649 

See also Mure, Barbara. 
.. Robert, tailor in the Canongate. See Yetts, Anna. 
,. Mr. William, of Eister-Fouthie. See Garden, Catherine. 
,, William, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hepburn, Agnes. 

Carni, Lillias, servitrix to the relict of Mr. George Hutchisone 27 July 1675 

Carrell, Cecilie, relict of John Carrell in Seytton 25 Nov. 1629 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Alexander Sleich, in Seytoun, 

par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 13 July 1621 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to George Smyth, wobster in 

Drem, par. of Haddington 1 June 1633 
„ Marion, spouse to William Lilly, deacon-convener at 

Haddington 23 Apr. 1687 
Carriber, Helen, sometime spouse to John Kincaid, in Over- 

Gogar, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Nov. 1626 

Carrik, Robert, skipper in Leith 21 June 1643 
Carrington, Elspeth, relict of William Quhyt, in Traprene, par. 

of Preston, constab. of Haddington 21 July 1637 
„ James, elder, in Paistoun, par. of Ormestoun, sher. of Edinburgh 

8 Dec. 1637 

,, Jeane ; and Richard Shereff, in Houstoune, her husband 3 July 166S 
„ Marjory. See Lawson, Alexander, in Stanepeth. 

„ Thomas, indweller in Musselburgh 22 Jan. 1647 
„ Thomas, in Treprene." See Thomson, Marion. 
Carruthers, Katherine, relict of Alexander M'Gowine, burgess of 

Dumfries 2 Fed. 1608 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Mar. 161 1 
Carsane, Beatrix, sometime spouse to John M'Gill, in Mekill- 

Knox, par. of Buittill, stew, of Kirkcudbright 16 June 1608 

„ Thomas, in Ballig, par. of Rerik, stew, of Kirkcudbright 27 July 1608 

Carse, George, writer in Edinburgh 22 Feb. 1694 

„ John, in Hislicschaw, par. of Clackmannan, sher. of Stirling 4 Feb. 1603 

„ John, domestic to his Majesty in Scotland 25 July 1618 

„ Sir Mark, of Cockpen 18 Mar. 1700 

„ Richard, of Fordell, Writer to the Signet 6 July 1632 

„ William, in Fallauhous 14 y&b. 1695 
Carstairs, Agnes, sometime spouse to George Bennet, in Gray- 

stane, par. of Kilconquhar in Fife 20 June 1608 

„ Arthur, Ensign of the Earl of Dumbarton's Regiment 20 Sept. 1693 

„ John, elder, maltman, citiner in St. Andrews 12 Aug. 1602 

„ John, in Ormestoun H. 22 Apr. 1653 
„ John, indweller in Edinburgh. See Rae, Anna. 



1601-1700.] Commissar iot of Edinburgh. 69 

Carswell, James, chamberlain to the Duke of Monmouth, for the 

Lordship of Dalkeith 3 Dec. 1673 

„ John, common workman, indweller in Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1606 

Carter, John, indweller in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 1 May 1620 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas Wrycht, smith in 

Nether-Blanislie, par. of Melrose, sher. of Roxburgh 4 Mar. 1605 
„ Patrick, servitor to Ninian Dudgeoun, in Prestoun-kirk, 

constab. of Haddington 14 Mar. 1637 

„ Robert, smith in North Berwick 6 Mar. 1605 

Carthrae, Helen, sometime spouse to Adam Allane, in Wintoune, 

par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 12 Feb. 1624 

„ John, in Edmonstoun, sher. of Edinburgh 30 Dec. 1634 

Carwod, Umpra, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Oct. 1607 

Carye, John, mariner, burgess of Kirkcaldy 3 Mar. 1604 

Cass, Agnes, spouse to Alexander Grindlay, burgess of Musselburgh 

21 Nov. 1645 
,, Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 11 Mar. 1648 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Thomas Law, coilhewar in Elphingston 

17 Apr. 1637 
„ Henry, furrier, burgess of Edinburgh. See Canny, Margrat. 
„ John, in Fisherraw. See Hill, Margaret. 
„ John, in Dalkeith. See Prett, Helen. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Johnston, baxter, burgess 

of Edinburgh 30 June 1601 

,, Margaret, sometime spouse to Mr. William King, regent 

of the College of Edinburgh 24 June 1622 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Smart, in Fisherraw, 

burgess of Musselburgh 13 Jan. 1632 

„ Richard, flesher in Dalkeith ; and Agnes Elder, his spouse 11 July 1683 
,, Robert, in Stanehous, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Aug. 1613 
,. Mr. Robert, of Fordell, par. of Newbottle, sher. of Edinburgh 3 July 1635 
„ William, indweller in Dalkeith 22 Oct. 1658 

Cassan, Ninian, in Glenarne, par. of Glenluce, sher. of Wigton 7 Mar. 1606 

Cassie, Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Balfour, Euphame. 

„ Andro, master-sclaitter. See Hannay, Bessie. 
Cassels, Isobel, sometime spouse to James Jafray, cooper, burgess 

of Edinburgh 4 Nov. 1622 

,, James, skipper in Borrowstones. See Burn, Helen. 
Cassillis, Christian, widow in Edinburgh 15 Oct. 1645 

„ Cristian, spouse to James Gib, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

10 Sept. 1688 
„ John, Earl of. See Fleming, Dame Jean. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Thomas Maistertoune, 

glassinwright, burgess of Linlithgow 5 Feb. 1614 

„ Patrick, in Borrowstounes 18 Sept. 1661 

Castellaw, John, sometime servitor to Adam Coupar, of Gogar, 

ordinary clerk to the College of Justice 20 Jan. 161 1 

„ John, indweller 'in Dalkeith 15 July 1658 

„ William, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 30 July 1656 

See also Masterton, Catherine ; and Oliphant, Katherine. 
Castlehill, Agnes, sometime spouse to John Ritchie, in Killin- 

denfute, par. of Calder, and sher. of Edinburgh 29 June 161 1 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to William Sawers, in Killingbraes 

17 Nov. 1630 

„ James, in Heislycleuch, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1616 

Cathcart, Allan, Master of, sher. of Ayr 23 July 1603 

„ Allan, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1622 

See also Cowie, Christian. 
„ Francis, of Caristoune 29 Nov. 167 1 

„ Gilbert, burgess of Ayr 16 July 1602 

„ Jean, sometime spouse to Ludovick Foullar, of Burncastell 4 Feb. 1634 



jo Commissariot oj Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Cathcart, Margaret, relict of William Murray, browster in Edin- 
burgh ; and Marion Murray, their daughter 28 Jan. 1631 
.. William, of Bardarrot h, par. of < U hiltrie in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 25 June 1607 
., William, younger, of Carbestoun 17 Aug. 1642 
.. William, men hant, indweller in Edinburgh. See Campbell, Agnes. 
Cathie, John, elder, in Samelstoun, par. of Haddington 8 Dec. 1637 
,, Marion ; and Patrick Speving, wright, burgess of Haddington 7 Nov. 1661 
,. Patrik, sklaitter, burgess of Haddington. See Aitchison, Janet. 
Cathkin, Agnes, sometime spouse to M r. Andro Stevinson, Regent 

of the College in Edinburgh 5 Jan. 1636 

„ Bethea, spouse to Mr. Andro Stevinson, minister at Dunbar 18 Dec. 1640 

„ Edward, bookseller, burgess of Edinburgh 4 June 1601 

., James, bookseller, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Apr. 1632 

See also Mayne, Jonet. 

Cathro, Isobel, relict of John Mylne, skinner, burgess of Dundee 30 June 1609 
Caverhill, Bessie, sometime spouse to George Weir, in Murrais, 

par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Dec. 1606 

Caydzoche, David, indweller in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 14 July 1607 

See a/so Jackson, Agnes. 

Cessfoord, Thomas, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 9 July 1691 

See also Neilson, Elizabeth. 

Chalmer, Cristian, relict of Patrik Gib, tailor in Edinburgh 22 Feb. 1619 
,, James, in Knokes, par. of Dunfermline, Fife 28 July 1602 and 14 July 1603 

,, James, in Nether- Kidstoun, par. of Peebles 22 Apr. 1607 

., James, of Gaitgirth, par. of Kells, stew, of Kirkcudbright 21 Jan. 1609 
.. John, of Sandiefuird, par. of Mayboill in Carrick, sher. of Ayr 16 June 1601 
,, Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Kellok, portioner of 

Maistertoun, par. of Dunfermline 11 Jan. 1604 
„ Katherine. See Cochrane, George, in Elphinstone. 

,, Robert, in Quhytsyid, par. of Monktoun, sher. of Ayr 28 Aug. 1602 

„ Thomas, of Segyden, par. of Kinfauns, sher. of Perth 1 July 1609 

,, Thomas, maltman, indweller in Leith 8 Nov. 161 1 

„ William, of Cloquhat-Nathir, par. of Blair, sher. of Perth 19 July 1606 

See also Souter, Helen. 

Chalmers, Andro, in Blairmukis, par. of Schotts, sher. of Lanark 19 Nov. 1605 
„ Beatrix, sometime spouse to John Or, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 18 Jan. 1627 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Patrik Cunyngham, wobster 

in Blakdube, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 18 Jan. 1626 
„ Bessie, spouse to Alexander Wardlaw, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 12 Sept. 1662 
Cristian, relict of Patrik Gib, tailor in Edinburgh 13 Nov. 161 7 
Cristian, sometime spouse to David Broun, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1623 
Cristian, daughter lawful to umquhile Thomas C, in Reid- 

burn, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 27 Aug. 1636 
George, one of His Majesty's Wairdrope, indweller in the 

Canongate iS Mar. 1648 

Hendry, in Blairmukis, par. of Schotts, sher. of Lanark 17 July 1601 
Henry, in Eister-Quhytburn, par. of Livingston, sher. of 

Linlithgow 18 Jan. 1626 
James, sometime servitor to umquhile John Burdoun, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 July 1641 
James, butterman, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Dec. 1644 
Dr. James, physician in ordinary to his Majesty and the Prince 

8 Apr. 1645 

James, mairiken-maker, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Dec. 1655 

James, advocate 2 Jan. 1677 

„ James, mariekin-maker, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Mar. 1682 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Monteith, Christian. 

„ James, macer, burgess of Edinburgh. See Rynd, Bessie. 






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Chalmers, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 May 1605 and 13 Aug. 

See also Hamilton, Isobel. 
„ John, in Eister-Bairmikis, par. of Schotts, sher. of Lanark 3 Sept. 
„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 8 Nov. 

„ John, cordiner in Musselburgh 5 Sept. 

„ John, in West-Craiges of Ogilvie 4 J une 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1677 and 27 Nov. 

„ John, in Burnside of Eleyth. See Cow, Helen. 
„ Jonet. See Marschell, Ninian, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Margaret, sister lawful to Mr. John C, minister at Auchterderane 

6 Dec. 
,, Marjorie, sometime spouse to Normand Baptie, couper in Leith 23 May 
„ Marjory, relict of Andro Pringell, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 Aug. 
„ Patrick, beltmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Dec. 

„ Simeon, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Feb. 1649 and 14 Mar. 
„ Thomas, last servitor to Michael Barten, hind in Ballin- 

creiff, at Torbantries, par. of Bathgate 1 1 Jan. 

„ Thomas, in Reidburne, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 

27 Aug. 
„ Mr. William, treasurer-clerk 10 Jan. 1639 and 17 Nov. 

„ William, in Dalkeith 26 Jan. 

„ William, W.S. 27 Feb. 1668 and 15 Mar. 

„ William, indweller in Dumfries. See Crichton, Margaret. 
Chamberis, Elspeth, spouse to Mr. John Acheson 29 Dec. 

Champlaw, William, indweller in Lediesyd, par. of Heriot-mure, 

sher. of Edinburgh 7 Apr. 

Champnay, Cristian. See Dougall, Thomas, in Newbottill. 
Chancellor, James, indweller in Leith, town officer there jy Sept. 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to William Gladstanes, in Elphing- 

stoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 4 Apr. 

„ Mathew, in Kirkland of Dunsyre. See Yorstoune, Margaret. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Dec. 166S and 6 Mar. 
Channay, John, webster, burgess of Kirkcudbright 30 Jan. 

Chapland (Chaplane), Agnes, sometime spouse to James Henry- 

sone, in Balmyle, par. of Megill, sher. of Perth 19 Jan. 

„ Bessie, spouse to Archibald Trent, merchant, burgess of Haddington 

8 Oct. 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Haddington 21 Apr. 

„ George, maltman, burgess of Dundee. See Durwart, Agnes. 
„ Richard, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 

„ Richard, burgess of Haddington. See Seton, Marion. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Haddington 13 June 

Chapman, Andrew, in Ragylmy. See Crichton, Margaret. 

Bessie, sometime spouse to James Ronnald, merchant, 



bunjess of Edinburgh 



3 July 



„ Elspeth, lawful daughter of umquhile Robert C, merchant, 

burgess of Perth 20 May 

„ John, indweller in Leith 12 Mar. 

Charles (Charlie), Alexander, in Echling, par. of Dummanie, sher. 

of Linlithgow 14 Dec. 

„ Alexander, in Echlein 2 May 

„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to John Meinzeis, in Wester- 

Hilhouse, par. of Linlithgow 20 Apr. 

„ John, in Hailles, par. of Prestoun-kirk, constab. of Haddington 

19 Apr. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Peter Neilson, in Dirlton, 

par. of Gullane, constab. of Haddington 17 Nov. 

Margaret, spouse to William Atchesone, in Gymoursmylne H. 13 Jan 



Robert, in Over-Hailes 
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Charteris or Charterhouse, Alexander, merchant-banker in Paris, France 

25 Mar. 1659 
.. Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Inglis, Jonet. 
.. George, in Tyninghame. See Jackson, Margaret 
„ Mr. Henry, professor of Divinity in King James' College in Edinburgh 

3 Dec. 1628 
„ Henry, printer, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Sept. 1606 

„ Mr. Henry, Writer to the Signet 8 June 1642 

„ Hew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, residenter in 

Gottinberrie in Sweden 16 May 1644 

Isobel, relict of Laurence Henderson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

28 Apr. 1684 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 18 Apr. 1633 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Sept. 1640 

., "[ohn, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Feb. 1691 

„ Mr. Laurence, advocate 13 Mar. 1677 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Walter Thomeson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 18 July 1627 

., Margaret, spouse to Thomas Dowgall, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 Nov. 1642 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Patrick Thomsoune, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 June 1649 
.. Mr. Robert, printer, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wallace, Margaret. 
.. Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1649 

See Byres, Agnes. 

.. Lieutenant-Colonel William 25 Feb. 1692 

Chatto, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Aug. 1700 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1684 

Cheap, Harry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1669 

Cheislie, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1665 

,. John, in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 8 June 1622 

,. John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 June 1681 

.. John, of Kerswall 1 July 1760 and 8 Apr. 171 5 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Andieson, in Black- 

myre, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 1 June 1601 

„ Robert, cordiner, indweller in Edinburgh 4 Mar. 1646 

„ Thomas, in the Dean 17 July 1669 

„ Walter, of Dairy 6 Dec. 1681 

See also Tod, Catherine. 
Cherrie, Robert, smith, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Feb. 1619 

„ Walter, indweller in the Canongate. See Ritchie, Margaret. 
Child, John, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1610 

„ William, cooper in the Water of Leith, par. of St. Cuthbert, 

sher. of Edinburgh 26 Nov. 1634 

Childer, George, sadler, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Dec. 1679 

Chirnsyde, Archibald, of Over-Possill, indweller in Edinburgh 

1 Feb. and 13 June 161 2 
„ Francis, presenter at the kirk of Hellis. See Loudir, Marion. 
„ John, in the Quarter of Eist-Nisbet, par. of Edrem, sher. of Berwick 

10 Apr. 1605 

„ Marion, spouse to John Diksoun, portioner of Whitsumlaws 17 May 1608 

„ Sir l'atrik, of Eist-Nisbet, knight 27 Aug. 1627 

Robert, of Over-Possill, Commissar of Glasgow 8 Mar. 1608 

Chisholme, Agnes, sometime spouse to Alexander Tait, in the 

Tounfute of Innerleithen, sher. of Peebles 28 Feb. 1609 

„ Andrew, writer in Edinburgh 10 Aug. 1648 

., Alexander, in Spittle-Haugh 4 Nov. 1680 

„ Mr. Archibald, minister at Corstorphine. See Colt, Margaret. 
„ Helen, spouse to John Porteous, in Linhead 24 Feb. 1675 

.. James, in Aberladie H. 14 July 1656 

„ James, coal-grieve at Lonhead 24 Jan. 1690 



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Chisholme, Dame Jane, sometime spouse to James, Commendater 

of Incheaffray, sher. of Perth 26 Nov. 1603 

„ John, in Mosfennane, par. of Glenquhome, sher. of Peebles 21 July 1606 
„ John, in Crumsyde, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1627 

„ John, in Burneknowes 4 Aug. 1685 

„ John, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1686 and 6 Feb. 1690 

„ Jonet, indweller in the Pleasance 17 Oct. 1666 

„ Robert, in Stennop, par. of Drummalzear, sher. of Peebles 7 Apr. 1609 
„ William, maltman, burgess of Peebles 8 Apr. 1603 

Christian, John, walker, burgess of Edinburgh 10 June 1654 

Chrystie, Adam, writer in Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1698 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Oct. 1652 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Feb. 1658 

„ Andro, in Pittein 26 May 1608 

„ Andro, indweller in Leith 19 Jan. 1625 

„ Andro, indweller in Davidson. See Ramsay, Jonet. 
„ Archibald, in the Strude of Alvath. See Reid, Margaret. 
„ Cristian, sometime spouse to James Oswald, at the Walk- 

mylne of Leven in Fife 31 May 1603 

„ David, burgess of Dysart. See Meblo, Agnes. 

,, George, burgess of Dysart 6 Feb. 1607 

,, Helen, relict of Robert Schortus, in Elstounfurde, par. of 

Haddington, constab. thereof 19 Apr. 1606 

„ James, W.S. 10 Apr. 1672 

„ Mr. James, of Stentoune 23 July 1676 

„ Mr. James, M.D., late counter warden of their Majesties-Mint 1 Oct. 1692 
„ Jean, lawful daughter to the deceased Mr. James C, of Stentoun 

3 Aug. 1677 
„ John, alias Myller, burgess of Kinghorn 9 Jan. 1606 

„ John, in Suynubay. See Gray, Marion. 
„ John, walker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Ingram, Jonet. 
„ John, in Leith. See Tod, Jonet. 
„ Katrene, spouse to Findlay Crystie, in Cornetoun, par. of 

Logy, sher. of Stirling (vol. 45) 24 July 1609 

„ Marie, relict of Robert Mein, shoemaker in Portsburgh 20 June 1681 

„ Margaret, spouse to James Broune, tanner, burgess of 

Edinburgh, indweller in Wester-Portsburgh 23 Mar. 1664 

„ Patrick, in the Hoill, par. of Dunfermline, Fife 20 Feb. 1601 

„ Patrick, in Belsmilne 5 July 1678 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Culross 30 July 1667 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Farquhar, Marion. 
„ William. See Gillies, Jonet. 
„ William, in Kirkdrone. See Watson, Isobel. 
Chrystison, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Dysart in Fife 30 May 1606 

„ George, in Rid-syde, par. of North Berwick, constab. of Haddington 

26 Jan. 1637 
See also Goodall, Jonet. 
„ George, in North Berwick 3 Nov. 1669 

„ Henry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Agnes 

Cowstiane, his spouse 28 Mar. 1648 and 25 Nov. 1653 

,, John, in the Water of Leith. See Aitken, Katherine. 
„ John, in Sydsarfif. See Learmonth, Jonet. 
„ Jonet, relict of William Herone, in Starlaw, sometime 

spouse to Thomas Bryce there, par. of Bathgate 19 Dec. 1623 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to James Scot, coachman, in- 
dweller in the Canongate, servitor to Alexander, 
Earl of Dunfermline 11 Aug. 161 7 

„ Sara, spouse to John Cuninghame, cooper in the Water of Leith 

2 Nov. 167 1 
Clappertoun, John, in the New-mylnes, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 

4 July 1605 



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Clark, or Clerk, Agnes, relii t of James Thometoune, in Meikle-Blaikbum 

28 June 1 66 1 
,, Agnes. S Moffat, Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 

„ Sir Alexander, of Pittincrieff, knight 15 May 1650 

See also Primrose, Dame Marie. 
„ Mr. Alexander, of Pittencrief 24 Nov. 1657 

See also Winraham, Anna. 
„ Alexander, of Houston, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 24 Mar. 1662 
., Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Nicoll, Elizabeth. 
.. Alison, spouse to Mr. James Durham, of Lufness H. 8 Aug. 1656 

„ Allan, smith, burgess of Glasgow. See Reid, Jonet. 

.. Andrew, in Blaikbum, par. of Livingston, slier, of Linlithgow 29 Jan. 1612 
., Andro, glassin-wright, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Mar. 1637 

,, Andro, in Abcrdour. See Edward, Cristian. 

„ Bessie, widow, indweller in Edinburgh 8 Jan. 1647 

., Catherine, spouse to Andro Norrie, in the Mylne of Preston-grange 

H. 22 Apr. 1653 
„ Daniel, stabler, burgess of the Canongate 5 Sept. 1665 

„ Daniel, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Daniel C, 
there, his son ; and Robert C, son to the said 
Daniel, younger 10 Feb. 1697 

„ David, in Ballingall, par. of Kettill, Fife 8 June 1602 

„ David, tailor and keeper of the North-West Kirk of Edinburgh 16 July 1646 
„ David, dagmakcr, burgess of Edinburgh 1 June 1650 

„ David, skipper, burgess of Burntisland ; and Agnes Crafurd, his spouse 

6 Dec. 1656 
„ David, mealmaker, indweller in St. Ninian's Raw 20 Mar. 1657 

„ Mr. David, in Anstruthcr 24 May 1662 

„ David, servitor to George Campbell, brewer, burgess of the Canongate 

9 July 1662 
„ Gawin, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 13 Dec. 1605 

„ George, merchant-tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1614 

„ George, chapman in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 9 Mar. 1632 

,, George, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Dec. 1664 

„ George, in Lochquharct-mains 4 Jan. 1667 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 June 1669 

,, George, junior, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

28 Dec. 1700 and 21 Mar. 1728 
„ George, in Utershill. See Forrester, Janet. 
,, George, in Borthuik. Sec Grindlay, Isobel. 

„ George, tasker to the Hiltourt of Pitcruquhy. See Kelt, Margaret. 
,, George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Kinloch, Isobel. 
„ George, of Newtown. See Ramsay, Isobel. 
„ Gilbert, in Howzaird, par. of Lochrutoun, stew, of Kircudbright 

29 June 1609 
„ Gilbert, John, and James, lawful sons to the deceased Mr. 

Gilbert Clerk, of Pituchear 12 Mar. 1698 

„ Helen, in Kirkhouses of Abercorn, par. thereof, sher. of Linlithgow 

1 June 1602 
„ Helen, spouse to John Hay, at the Nether-mylne of Zester 6 Mar. 1669 
Humphray, merchant in Edinburgh 6 July 1681 

„ James, men hant, burgess of Glasgow 2 July 1608 

,, James, mealmaker in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Dec. 1624 

„ James, elder, merchant, burgess, Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1629 

„ James, men hant, burgess of Edinburgh 2=; July 1638 

.. James, in Samelstoun, constab. of Haddington 8 Oct. 1639 

.. James, candlcmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 1644 

See a Is, 1 Wilkie, Janet. 
„ James, smith, indweller in Dalkeith 25 Mar. 1657 

„ James, in Cutlc, cordiner there, par. of Prestonpans 20 Feb. 1677 

„ Janet, relict of Alexander Moir, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 22 July 1646 



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Clark or Clerk, John, younger, burgess of Dysart 8 Feb. 1603 

„ John, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 14 June 1605 

„ John, in Wolferland, par. of Dunse, sher. of Berwick 10 June 1606 

See also Pringle, Helen. 
„ John, in Nudrie-Marschell, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 

6 July 1608 
„ John, of Ravinsbie, par. of Barrie in Angus 19 Jan. 1609 

,, John, in Nether- Ravynnisnuke, sher. of Edinburgh II Apr. 1609 

„ John, in Sowtray-barnes, par. of Sowtray, constab. of Haddington 

23 Dec. 1609 
,, John, ordinary officer in Edinburgh 12 June 1616 

„ John, indweller in Restalrig, par. of Leith 21 Mar. 1618 

„ John, in the Canongate 2 July 1619 

„ Mr. John, sometime servitor to the Earl of Wintoun 19 Dec. 1644 

„ John, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 22 June 1647 

See also Bell, Margaret. 
„ John, younger, writer in Edinburgh 17 Aug. 1658 

„ John, tobacco-spiner in Edinburgh 1 Nov. 1679 

„ John, merchant in London 28 June 1688 

„ John, fermorer of the West-myln of Samuelston. See 

Clarkson, Elizabeth. 
„ John, deacon of the weavers of Edinburgh. See Donaldson, Janet. 
„ John, of Pennycuik. See Gray, Marie. 

„ John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mowbray, Jonet. 
„ John, tailor in the Canongate. See Young, Helen. 
,, Jonet, relict of Walter Mane, and last spouse to Patrik 

Hodge, in Brumerig, par. of St. Ninian, sher. of 

Stirling 14 June 1605 

,, Jonet, sometyme spouse to John Black, elder, in Faulay 17 Jan. 1629 

„ Jonet. See Ker, John, skipper in Prestonpans. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Logane, in West- 

scheill, par. of Carnewath, sher. of Lanark 27 June 1605 

„ Magdalen, relict of George Anderson, tanner, burgess of Edinburgh 

9 June 1676 
„ Margaret, daughter lawful to Robert C, in Fisherraw 17 Apr. 1646 

,, Margaret, relict of Thomas Pol wart, in Torphichen 10 June 1665 

„ Margaret, spouse to Gilbert Murray, in Skaitraw 18 June 1674 

„ Margaret, late servitrix to Mr. William Wishart, minister at Leith 

23 Jan. 1694 
„ Marion, spouse to William Wilkiesone, in Leystoune 31 Dec. 1667 

,, Mungo, in Lochquharret-mains 15 Nov. 1662 

- See also Russell, Katherine. 

,, Patrick, fermerer in the Dean. See Cleghorn, Elizabeth. 
,, Richard, messenger to the Exchequer 18 June 1657 

„ Robert, in Blackbie H. 13 Oct. 1656 

„ Mr. Robert, writer in Edinburgh 29 June 1664 

„ Robert, smith in Cockenie 24 Mar. 1693 

,, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Sept. 1698 

See also Pargilleis, Agnes. 
„ Sara, relict of John Elder, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Apr. 1633 

„ Thomas, in Brochtoun-scheillis, par. of Brochtoun, sher. of Peebles 

22 July 1606 
„ Thomas, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 18 June 1674 

„ Thomas, in Brothersoun. See Hodge, Barbara. 
„ William, in Flisk-millane, par. of Flisk, sher. of Coupar in Fife 

10 Aug. 1602 
,, William, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 13 June 1623 

,, Sir William, secretary to the Duke of Albemarle 2 Aug. 1672 

,, Mr. William, advocate 12 Apr. 1695 

„ William, in Drumhenrie. See Tulloch, Margaret. 
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76 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Clarkson or Clerkson, Elizabeth, relict of John Clark, sometime fermorer 

ofthe West-myln of Samuelstoun, par. of Haddington 24 Feb. 1618 
.. 1 ieorge, merchant, burgess of Dunbar 22 June 1608 

Helen, spouse to George Walker, in Thorne, par. of 

Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 28 Apr. 1641 

,. James, < real-man, indweller in Meikle-Blykeburne 24 July 1655 

,, James, indweller in Carmenden, par. of Livingston 21 May 1669 

See also Broune, Jonet. 
,. James, in the Nether-Shelles 18 Feb. 1673 

fames, sometime merchant in Linlithgow ; and Agnes 

I lollen, his spouse 15 Sept. 1698 

,, James, in Lochshot. See Mowbray, Elizabeth. 

fohn, in Mosplat, par. of Carstairs, sher. of Lanark 13 July 1607 

fohn, son to William C, smith, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Jan. 1626 

.. John, indweller in Houstoune, par. of Strabrok, sher. of Linlithgow 

17 June 1652 
., John, indweller in the Kirktoun of Bathgate. See Lockhart, Marion. 
., Jonet, sometime spouse to William Sandielands, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 7 Dec. 161 1 

., Margaret, sometime spouse to John Leirmonth, in Kirk- 
land of Barro, constab. of Haddington 29 Jan. 1619 
„ Marion ; and John Tennent, Mossyd, par. of Bathgate, her husband 

16 Oct. 1663 
„ Patrick, in Carmondean 3 Mar. 1682 

„ Thomas, in Selimes. See Lyon, Isobel. 

„ William, in Carstairs, sher. of Lanark 24 Feb. 1604 

.. William, in Mekil-Pincartoun, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 

29 Jan. 1618 
,, William, smith, burgess of Edinburgh 14 July 1636 

Sec also Moffat, Margaret. 
„ William, in Corstorphinc 18 Nov. 1664 

„ William, in Corstoune 9 June 1670 

Clasone, fohn, in Dunbar. See Restine, Katherine. 
Clausone, Mathew, son to the deceased William C, maltman, 

burgess of Kirkcaldy 9 Feb. 1693 

Clayhills, Agnes, sometime spouse to James Muresoune, cordi- 

ner, burgess of Dundee 15 Feb. 1604 and 7 Apr. 1604 

Margaret, spouse to Alexander Ogilvie, in Liehouses H. 5 Jan. 1657 

Cleghorn, Alexander, merchant, burgess, Edinburgh 29 Apr. 1670 

„ Archibald, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Feb. 1643 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Thomas Paterson, mason, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 29 Dec. 1631 
„ David, son lawful to umquhile Henry C, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 14 Sept. 1647 
„ Edward, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Nov. 1682 
,, Elizabeth, spouse to Patrick Clerk, fermourer in the Dean 15 June 1658 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to Thomas Scott, in the Dean 15 Nov. 1666 
„ Elspeth ; and George Edglaw, in Dalhoussie, her spouse 15 Oct. 1662 
„ George, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Aug. 1661 
Helen, spouse to Alexander Cleghorne, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 Sept. 1664 
„ James, workman in Canongate 6 May 1669 

., Jan hint in Dalkeith. See Watson, Magdalene. 

.. John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1614 

„ John, baxter, bur-ess of Edinburgh 27 May 1650 

.. John, brewer in Edinburgh 16 June 1692 

.. John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 July 1695 

.. John, burgess of Edinburgh. See Broun, Christian. 
,, John, skledder, indweller in Edinburgh. See Monteith, Margaret. 
,. Margaret, relict of Thomas Newtoune, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

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Cleghorn, Margrat, spouse to Archibald Trent, burgess of Haddington 

23 June 1 68 1 
„ Thomas, elder, in Piltoun 15 June 1654 

„ Thomas, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh. See Pearson, Elizabeth. 
„ Violet ; and William Law, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh, 

her husband 6 Mar. 1663 

„ William, mealmaker at the West end of Queensferry 23 July 161 3 

„ William, at the West-port of Edinburgh 16 Nov. 1624 

„ William, merchant in Dalkeith. See Allan, Alison. 

Cleland, Edward, indweller in Canongate 5 Mar. 1668 

„ James, son to John C, in Overtoun of Cambusnethane 2 Afar. 1608 

„ James, feltmaker in Edinburgh 21 Nov. 1682 

„ Mr. John, minister at Stow 26 Jan. 1666 

„ William, in Cultness, par. of Cambusnethan, sher. of Lanark 13 Aug. 1603 
„ William, of that Ilk. par. of Calder-Cleir, regality of Dalkeith, 

sher. of Edinburgh 20 June 1608 

„ William, in Langtoun, par. of Calder-Cleir, sher. of Edinburgh 14 June 161 1 

Clemet, Cristian, sometime spouse to Thomas Heislop, tailor 

in Mid-Schynnell, par. of Tynround, sher. of Dumfries 31 Jan. 1607 

Clephane, Margaret, sometime spouse to George Oliphant, of 

Bachiltoun, par. of Methven, sher. of Perth 21 June 1609 

Cletoun, Richard, cotter in Blacokmure. See Jellie, Jonet. 

Cleuche, John, in Cockpen. See Cockburne, Cristian. 

Clink, Robert, cooper, burgess of Perth 22 Mar. 1609 

See also Rynd, Jonet. 

Clinks, William, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Isobel Craw, his spouse 

16 May 1646 

Clinkskaillis, Walter, at Wadderburne-mylne. See Sleich, Alison. 

Clintoune, Patrick, indweller in the Canongate 28 June 1665 

Clogy, Thomas, messenger, burgess of Glasgow 5 Feb. 1607 

Clow, John, at the West-end of Queensferry 12 Sept. 1687 

Cluny, Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh. See Modrall, Margaret. 

„ Helen, relict of William Bigholm, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 18 July 1699 

„ James, par. of Abernethy, sher. of Perth 26 Aug. 1601 

„ James, in Tranent H. 6 Apr. 1653 

„ James, in Carpow. See Hog, Margaret. 

„ John. See Gillespie, Margaret. 

„ John, in Torsoppie. See Meik, Katherine. 

,, Margaret, spouse to George Melvill, in Tranent H. 27 Oct. 1656 

,, Marion, sometime spouse to John Thomeson, baillie in 

Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 13 July 1632 

Clunies, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1681 

„ Thomas, merchant in Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1696 

Clyde, James, merchant. See Mawer, Jonet. 

Clydesheid, Jonet, relict of John Barclay, seaman in Fisherraw 23 Jan. 1608 

Coall, Helen, spouse to Alexander Neilsone, late baillie of Linlithgow 8 Nov. 1686 

Coats, Walter, hammerman in Craigend 10 July 1699 

Cochrane, Alexander, in Fisherraw, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 

31 Jan. 1634 
„ Alexander, burgess of Musselburgh. See Douglas, Jonet. 
„ Colonel Alexander. See Richardson, Agnes. 

„ Anthony, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 27 Nov. 1675 

„ Sir Bryce, brother-german to the Earl of Dundonald 14 Oct. 1673 

See also Napier, Dame Elizabeth. 
„ Cristian, widow in New-Mains 20 Feb. 1647 

„ George, indweller in Fisherraw, burgess of Musselburgh 15 Nov. 1622 

„ George, burgess of Musselburgh, indweller in the Fisherraw 14 May 1631 
„ George, brother-german to umquhile James C, of Barbachloch 9 Nov. 1658 
„ George, in Leith 14 Mar. 1668 

„ George, in Elphinstone ; and Katherine Chalmer, his spouse 13 Dec. 1676 
„ George, baillie, burgess of Ayr. See Kennedy, Margaret. 



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Cochrane, Helen, sometime spouse to Nicoll Ewing, fishmonger, 

burgess of Edinburgh 23 Dec. 1636 

„ James, in Kirkhill, gardiner to the Lord Privy Seal, par. of 

Straybrok, sher. of Linlithgow 18 June 161 1 

lames, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1652 

See also Alexander, Bessie; and M 'Naught, Isobel. 
lames, smith in the Canon-ate, present baillie there ig Dec. 1685 

„ James, gardener at Pinkie. See Neilson, Anna. 
„ John, son lawful to umquhile George C, maltman, burgess 

of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1607 

„ John, gardener at Ratho 11 July 1654 

„ John, capmaker in Cranstoun 31 Aug. 1687 

„ John, smith, burgess of the Canongate. See Eviott, Margaret. 
„ Jonet, relict of Robert Dawling, writer 3 Jan. 1632 

Katherine, sometime spouse to Alexander Cowper, writer 13 Feb. 1629 
Margaret, relict of Patrick Cochran, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 6 Apr. 1637 

„ Patrik, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Dec. 161 3 

„ Patrik, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 May 1617 

„ Patrick, weaver, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1674 

„ Rebecca, relict of William Houisone, indweller in Craighall 28 Apr. 1658 
„ Richard, cooper, burgess of Haddington H. 4 Jan. 1653 

„ Mr. Thomas, of Poukellie 4 Oct. 1694 

„ Mr. Thomas, of Polkellie ; and Jean, Viscountess of Dundee, 

his sister 4 Mar. 1700 

,, Thomas, carpenter in Leith ; and Elizabeth Cooll, his spouse 12 Sept. 1698 
,, William, of that Ilk, par. of Paisley, sher. of Renfrew 2 Feb. 1604 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1652 

„ William, eldest lawful son to umquhile James Cochran, of Barbauchly 

14 Jan. 1654 
„ William, capmaker in Colstoun-mylne 22 June 1692 

„ William, cup-maker in Keith-Marchall. See Darling, Bessie. 
Cock, Isobel, sometime spouse to Andro Donaldsone, merchant, 

burgess of Perth 12 June 1607 

„ Jeane, daughter lawful to umquhile John C, in Lindors 18 June 1674 

„ John, younger 16 Aug. 1653 

„ John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Paterson, Isobel. 
Cockburne, Agnes, sometime spouse to Robert Syme, burgess of 

Kinghorn 22 Feb. 1606 

., Agnes, spouse to Robert Smith, merchant, burgess of Haddington 

H. 5 Jan. 1653 
„ Alexander, elder, in Haddington, servant to the Laird of 

Clarkington 8 Nov. 1620 

„ Alexander, of Lethem 16 Feb. 1672 

„ Mr. Alexander, Regent of the College of Edinburgh. See Mercer, Cicell. 
„ Alexander, in Stobbiswod. See Sinclair, Elizabeth. 
„ Andro, portioner in Nungate H. 4 Jan. 1653 

See also Seton, Jonet. 
,. Andro, in Saltoun-mylne ; and Agnes Anderson, his spouse H. 30 Apr. 1653 
Barbara, relict of George Hamiltoun of Preston, par. of 

Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 29 Nov. 161 1 

.. Cristian, in Edstoun, par. of Peebles 9 July 1603 

,, Cristian, sometime spouse to John Cleuche, in Cockpen, 

sher. of Edinburgh 24 July 1616 

David, burgess of Dundee 6 Apr. 1602 

David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Oct. 1676 

.. Elizabeth ; and George Fall, her spouse, mason, burgess 

of Dunbar H. 2 July 1657 

„ Mr. Francis, master of the Grammar School of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1666 
„ George, maltman, burgess of Haddington 6 Aug. 1662 

„ George, elder, merchant, burgess of Haddington 14 Aug. 1664 



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Cockburne, George, merchant in Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1700 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Haddington. See Black, 

Marion ; and Kirkwood, Agnes. 
„ George, merchant in Haddington. See Learmont, Margaret. 
„ Sir George, of Ormeston. See Tours, Dame Margaret. 
„ Gilbert, in Ormiston 8 Dec. 1670 

„ Helen, spouse sometime to Patrik Hepburne, of Beinstoun, 

par. of Garvat, constab. of Haddington 6 Nov. 1616 

„ Helen, relict of William Hay, of Limplum, constab. of Haddington 

31 Jan. 1627 
„ Helen ; and Patrick Temple, portioner, indweller in Lin- 

toun, her spouse H. 5 June 1657 

„ Isobel ; and William Weir, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her spouse 10 Dec. 1658 
„ James, maltman, burgess of Haddington 8 Apr. 1605 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 May 1605 
„ James, burgess of Haddington 24 June 1609 
„ James, in Treiplandhill, par. of Innenveik, constab. of Haddington 

16 Mar. 161 5 
„ James, master hunter to his Majesty 1 May 1629 

„ James, miller at Haddington-mylne, burgess of Haddington 14 Jan. 1635 
„ Mr. James, provost of Haddington 6 June 1635 

„ Mr. James, of Wester- Munkrig 19 Jan. 1648 

„ James, burgess of Haddington 7 Aug. 1662 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 June 1678 

,, James, merchant in Leith, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Jan. and 22 Sept. 1685 
„ James, portioner in Wester-Duddingston 5 July 1698 

„ James, sometime indweller in Littill-Spot, now in Lawfield. 

See Alexander, Bessie. 
„ James, merchant in Edinburgh. See Barber, Cecil. 
„ Sir James, of Skirling. See Herries, Dame Jane. 
„ Dame Jane, relict of William Lauder of Haltoun, knight, 

sher. of Edinburgh 14 May 1601 

„ Dame Jean, sometime spouse to Sir John Hamiltoune, of 
Prestoun, par. of Prestonpans, constab. of Had- 
dington 26 Dec. 1620 
„ Jean, relict of Captain David Scrymger 9 July 1658 
„ John, sometime servitor to John Sinclair of Hirdmestoun, 

par. of Saltoun, constab. of Haddington 14 June 161 1 

„ John, in Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1626 

„ Sir John, of Ormestoun, knight, sher. of Haddington 2 Dec. 1626 

„ John, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 24 Aug. 1658 

„ John, indweller in Smeatton 20 Jan. 1654 

„ John, in Longhermiston. See Dote, Beatrix. 
„ John, in Midiltoun. See Unes, Bessy. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to George Wallance, mason, 

burgess of Haddington 12 July 1615 

„ Lawrence, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 1632 

See also Henderson, Helen. 
„ Luce, widow, indweller in Leith 22 Jan. 1648 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Davidson, merchant in Dunse 

27 Jan. 1602 
„ Margaret, spouse to Alexander Lessells, merchant, burgess 

of Haddington 
„ Dame Margaret, Lady Clerkington 
„ Margaret 
„ Marion, daughter to umquhile Alexander C, of Wodheid, 

par. of Ormiston, constab. of Haddington 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to James Adiesoun, baxter, 

indweller in Leith 
„ Marion, widow in Edinburgh 16 Aug. and 2 Nov. 1653 



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Cockburne, Michael, wobster in Haddington 6 July 1632 

,, Patrik, of Eist-Borthuik, tutor of Langton, par. thereof, 

slier, of Berwick 6 Feb. 1602 

.. Patrick, of Clerkingtoun H. 27 Mar. 1657 

Peter, in Crichtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 14 Jan. 1622 

See also Scott, Jonet. 
,. Sir Ri( hard, "f Clarkington, knight, Lord Privy Seal, one 

of Lords of Privy Council of Scotland 7 May 1628 

Richard, at the Mylne of Salton, constab. of Haddington 12 Dec. 1632 

Richard, in Spinnelfoord-mylnc 2 Dec. 1681 

Ri< hard, mylner, in Saltoun-mylne. See Nasmyth, Margaret. 

.. Mr. Robert, of Butterdane, advocate 5 Dec. 1615 

„ Robert, indweller in Leith 11 Sept. 1646 

Mr. Samuel, of Tempill. See Douglas, Elizabeth. 
.. Thomas, in Crichtoun. See Ormistoun, Bessie. 

„ Sir William, of Langtoun, knight 9 Jan. 1630 

., William, of Blakismylne, in Langtoun, sher. of Berwick 25 Mar. 1637 

., Mr. William, of Vogrie 17 Mar. 1647 

„ William, sometime of Skirline 29 Oct. 1657 

„ William, in Dunbar. See Kellie, Elizabeth. 
„ William, of Chouslie. Sec Sinclair, Sibbela. 
„ William, cooper, burgess of Dunbar. Sec Stevenson, Margaret. 
Cois, Alexander, miller at Canonmills. See Symson, Agnes. 
Coittes, David, in Blantyre 12 Oct. 1607 

Cokie, Jeane, sometime spouse to John Thomson, maltman, 

burgess of the Canongate 17 Jan. 1623 

„ Robert, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 23 May 1605 

Cokis, Agnes, relict of Andro Duncan, cordiner, burgess of Dundee 22 Mar. 1609 
Colden, James, fermerrer in East-Fentoun 28 Feb. 1691 

Coldoun, Robert, in Dalkeith 2 June 1601 

Colin, Agnes, widow in Edinburgh 28 June 1642 

,, Agnes. See Clarkson, James, merchant in Linlithgow. 
,, John, indweller in the house called the Deinheid. See Logan, Margaret. 
,, Thomas, smith in Nether-Gogar ; and Jonet Richartson, 

his spouse, par. thereof, sher. of Edinburgh 5 Jan. 1603 

„ Thomas, locksmith in Leith 20 Aug. 1677 

Collace, Dame Margaret, Lady Muretoun, relict of Mr. John 
Prestoun, of Pennycuik, president of the College 
of Justice 27 Oct. 1618 

Margaret. See Renton, David, of Billie. 
,, Peter, indweller in the Canongate 7 Feb. 1605 

Collat, Paskeir, marinkin-maker, burgess of Edinburgh. See 

Davidson, Katherine. 
Colless, George, in Inverkeithing in Fife 19 Dec. 1606 

Collieson, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mudie, Margaret. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to George Walker, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 15 July 1647 

,, John, merchant in Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1662 

,, Captain Robert, chamberlain to the Earl of Wintoun 23 June 1692 

Colquhoun, George, writer in Edinburgh. Av Watson, Cristian. 
Hew, sailor in Leith. See Broun, Jonet. 
,, James, of Northwoodsyde 30 Jan. 1665 

,, Dame Margaret, relict of Robert, Lord Boyd 19 Nov. 1602 

„ Mathew, in St. Lilian's lands 18 Dec. 1607 

Patrick, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 29 Jan. 1685 

Colstoun, John, in Ormestoun. See Henderson, Bessie. 

,, William, in Wintoun. See Howdoun, Jonet. 
Colt, Mr. Blaise, regent in Humanity in the College of Edinburgh 31 May 161 1 
,, Geills, spouse to James Robertson, elder, portioner of 

Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 1645 

.. John, in Coittoun, par. of Dumbarney, sher. of Perth 12 Feb. 1607 



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Colt, John, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh. See Henderson, Beigis. 
„ Margaret, relict of Mr. Archibald Chisome, minister at Corstorphin 

23 Apr. 1680 

„ Mr. Oliver, minister at Inveresk 23 Apr. 1680 

„ Mr. Robert, indweller in Tranent 8 Sept. 1652 

„ Sir Robert, advocate 21 Jan. 1695 

Coltard, John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Mar. 1626 

Coltherd, Agnes, relict of James Stewart, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 Mar. 1679 
„ Jonet, relict of William Weir, in Over-Quhytlaw, and some- 
time spouse to Alexander Wilson, in Duntercleuch, 
par. of Sanquhar, sher. of Dumfries 14 Dec. 1605 

„ Roger, in Cubbokes, par. of Balmaclellane, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

2 Oct. 1606 
Coltman, Margaret. See Glover, Robert, in Traprain. 

Colville, Abraham, merchant in Linlithgow 7 July 1662 

„ Mr. Abraham, professor of Hebrew and Mathematics in 

the University of Seden 29 Jan. 1681 

„ Captain Alexander 19 Nov. 1658 

„ Grizel, spouse to Henry Auchling of Pittadro, Fife 12 Aug. 1607 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Feb. 1654 

„ Mr. John, minister at Kirknewtoune 23 Apr. 1664 

„ Mr. John, minister at Calder 17 June 1671 

„ Mr. John, advocate 13 Nov. 1679 an d 24 Mar. 1696 

,, Katherine, sometime spouse to Thomas Home, in the 

Lochis, par. of Dunbar 27 June 1601 

„ Margaret, relict of John Quhyt, wobster in Corstorphine 16 Dec. 1653 

„ Mongo, par. of Barneweill, sher. of Ayr 5 Jan. 1602 

„ Robert, writer in Edinburgh 15 June 1699 

„ Robert, of Cleische. See Lindesay, Margaret, Lady Colvill. 
„ Mr. Thomas, lawful son to the deceased Mr. John (William) 

C, minister and principal of the College of Edinburgh 16 Nov. 1678 
„ Mr. Walter, writer in Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1695 

„ William, of Preston, par. thereof, sher. of Berwick 21 June 1603 

Colvin, Andrew, ship-carpenter in Leith 19 Feb. 1676 

„ John, in Tranent ; and Cristian Fleck, his spouse H. 6 Sept. 1655 

„ Mathew, writer in Edinburgh 30 July 1687 and 18 Feb. 1688 

Colyear, EufFame, relict of John Smetoun, in the Blair of Carnok, 
and last spouse to Richard Tempilman, in Carneill 
of Carnok, in Fife 20 Dec. 1605 

„ Geillis, servitrix to Alexander Zuill, writer in Edinburgh 9 Jan. 1644 

„ James, fermorer in Newtoun 28 Oct. 1698 

,, John. See Strahenrie, John, in Lochgellie-Wester. 
,, Jonet, sometime spouse to John Bady, in Cassindillie, par. 

of Seres, in Fife 21 Mar. 1604 

„ Robert, sailor and timberman in Burntisland 8 June 1609 

Comb, John, gardener in Long-hermistoune 18 June 1674 

Coming, Jasper, merchant, burgess in Edinburgh 9 Oct. 1694 

Comrie, William, elder, indweller in Leith 6 Mar. 1646 and 21 Jan. 1648 

„ William, maltman in Leith 18 May 1659 

„ William, in Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1677 

Con, Geillis, sometime spouse to William Gibson, in Edislaw, 

par. of Carington, sher. of Edinburgh 15 Aug. 1632 

„ Patrik, flesher, indweller in Edinburgh ; and Eufean 

Paterson, his spouse 4 Feb. 1631 

Conbie, John, seaman in Preston-pans 16 June 1692 

Condett, Catherine ; and John Hood, in Greindykes, her husband 6 Feb. 1663 

„ George, burgess of Musselburgh 17 Aug. 1647 

„ Thomas, writer in Edinburgh 24 Sept. 1664 

Condie, Jonet, spouse to John Moncreif, in Carpow, par. of 

Abernethy, sher. of Perth 9 July 1601 

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Condie, Patrick, in Muirstoune 17 July 1669 

Congilstoun, Isobcl, relict of James Pane, in Kelbow (Bilbow), 

stew, of Kirkcudbright 2 July 1603 

Congletoune, Beatrix, spouse to Alexander Congiltoun, cooper 

in Dirreltoun H. 25 Sept. 1657 

„ Bessie ; and Thomas Quhyt, in Trapren, her spouse 11 Feb. 1663 

„ David, of Skaitsbush 28 Aug. 1683 

„ David, in Over-Haiks. See Butler, Marion. 
„ James, in Langnidrie. See Cowane, Helen. 

„ John, in Bell-potts 23 Feb. 1664 

Margaret, sometime spouse to John Nicolson, in New- 

maynis, par. of Quhytkirk, constab. of Haddington 19 Apr. 1622 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Alexander Bruce, of Bangour, 

indweller in the Canongate 17 Feb. 1626 

„ Matthae, spouse to William Sandelands, portioner in the 

East-barnes 26 Apr. 1676 

„ William, of that Ilk, par. of Gulane, constab. of Haddington 29 Nov. 1608 
„ William, of that Ilk, par. of Dirlton, constab. of Haddington 21 June 1643 
„ William, of that Ilk 2 June 1691 

.. William, of that Ilk. See Hay, Beatrix, and Hamilton, Helen. 
Connell, Gilbert, in Dernaw, par. of Kells, stew, of Kirkcudbright 20 Jan. 1603 

„ John, in Mains of Grugar. See Taylor, Jonet. 
Conquer, John, in Salton. Sec Sinclair, Nicolas. 

Conquergood, Gilbert, wright, burgess of Musselburgh 13 Apr. 1648 

„ Jeane, sometime spouse to John Dobie, in Grange, par. of 

St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 11 March 1623 

„ Patrick, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 9 June 1669 

Constable, Barbara, spouse to John Rankene, in Bonhard 18 Sept. 1661 

„ Robert, burgess of Dundee. See Hepburn, Isobel. 
Contie, James, merchant, burgess of Dundee 11 July 1605 

Cook (Cuik), Adam, fiesher, indweller in Edinburgh 7 Dec. 1610 

„ Adam, indweller in Plesance 28 July 161 7 

„ Alexander, in Over-Newton 25 Feb. 1658 

„ Alexander, weaver in Bathgate. See Tenent, Katherine. 
„ Andro, in Melrose. See Barker, Barbara. 

„ Annas, servitrix to James Trotter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4Apr. 1643 
„ Bessie, indweller in Langniddrie 17 Feb. 1645 

„ Francis, in Aberdour. See Phin, Helen. 
„ Geillis, relict of James Robertsoun, burgess of Burntisland, 
and sometime spouse to David Weymis, skipper, 
indweller in Leith 3 Nov. 1612 

„ Mr. George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and William 

Cook, merchant, burgess there 20 Apr. 1642 

„ George, cordiner in Musselburgh 4 Apr. 1646 

See also Broun, Margaret. 
„ John, burgess of Aberdour in Fife 10 Jan. 1604 

„ John, mealmaker in Auchmowtie, par. of Markinch, Fife 16 Mar. 1604 

,, John, in Zairdis of Kilmaweris in Cunningham, par. of 

Kilmawres, sher. of Ayr 15 July 1607 

„ John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 1 June 1638 

See also Picken, Jonet. 
„ John, Writer to the Signet 12 Nov. 1640 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Lithgow, in the Nether- 

toun of Carmichaell, sher. of Lanark 16 Apr. 1604 

„ Marion. See Fothringhame, Thomas, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Nicoll, maltman in the Canongate. See Mitchell, Margaret. 
„ Mr. Patrick, minister at Stentoun, constab. of Haddington 8 Mar. 1637 
„ Mr. Patrick, minister at Preston-pans 15 Mar. 1673 

„ Robert, ventinar, burgess of the Canongate 13 Apr. 1653 

,, Robert, baxter, burgess of Perth. See Malcolm, Agnes. 
Corbet, James, merchant, burgess 17 Dec. 1647 



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Corbet, John, gentleman of his Majesty's Guard of Horse, por- 

tioner of Caintyne ■ 14 Feb. 1699 

Cordinar, Marion, See Marschell, John, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Marjory, relict of William Boyne, in Aird, par. of Fordyce, 

sher. of Banff 26 Aug. 1603 

Cornell, Archibald, town-officer of Edinburgh. See Jeane, Jonet. 

„ Malcolm, burgess of Perth 13 Dec. 1606 

Cornwall, Alexander, in Borrowstones 13 Aug. 1681 

„ George, of Loning, baillie of Linlithgow 4 Feb. 1624 

,, John, fear of Bonhard, par. of Linlithgow 26 Mar. 1613 

„ Mr. John, minister at Linlithgow 22 Mar. 1648 and 2 Feb. 1654 

„ Nicoll, of Bonhard, sher. of Linlithgow 10 June 1607 

„ Nicoll, colzear, of Brigneiss. See Douglas, Rebecca. 
„ Nicoll, in Brigends in Carron. See Hamilton, Christian. 
„ Mr. Robert, brother-german to John C, of Bonhard 30 Nov. 1652 

„ Walter, of Bonhard, sher. of Edinburgh 1 July 1643 

Corr, Agnes, relict of Andro Lummisdane, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

26 Mar. 1604 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to John Thomsoun, in Draffen, 

par. of Lesmahago, sher. of Lanark 24 May 1604 

„ James, tailor in Edinburgh 24 June 1650 

„ John, in Nether-Fala, par. of Etlistoun, sher. of Peebles 1 Dec. 1603 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Alexander Rewell, lorimer 

in the Patterraw 14 Apr. 1636 

Corrie, James, in Knokdones. See Greir, Agnes. 

Corsane, Isobel, relict of John Eliot, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Mar. 1647 
„ Janet, spouse to James Johnston, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1654 

„ William, servitor to John, Earl of Rothes 28 July 1678 

Corsar, Andrew, lawful son to the deceased Andrew C, merchant, 

burgess of Craill 24 Jan. 1693 

„ Barbara, relict of George Deanes, advocate 3 Dec. 1673 

„ David, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Feb. 1623 

„ David, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lawson, Bessie. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to David Allane, in Ballangrug, 

par. of Bothanes, constab. of Haddington 2 Aug. 1636 

„ Mr. James, advocate 18 July 1666 

„ James, peir-weik maker, burgess of the Canongate 14 Mar. 1681 

„ Mr. John, student in Edinburgh 30 July 1642 

„ Mareon, spouse to William Denholme, in Trislaw H. 29 Mar. 1653 

„ Margaret, spouse to William Spaven, in Ballinrug, par. of 

Bothanes, constab. of Haddington 16 Nov. 1636 

„ Robert, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Feb. 1648 

Corsbie, Agnes, dochter lawful to umquhile William C, mer- 
chant in Edinburgh 1 Ja?i. \ 608 
„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Jan. 1613 
„ Jane, sometime spouse to John Kello, in Biggar, sher. of 

Lanark 29 Sept. 1606 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Jan. 1621 

See also Finlay, Christian. 
„ John, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Mar. 1659 

See also Mowbray, Jean. 
„ John, in Craufurd-muire. See Johnston, Agnes. 

„ Nicoll, in Preston-pans 24 Mar. 1684 

„ Peter, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Oct 1657 

„ Thomas, burgess of Dunbar H. 19 Oct. 1652 

„ William, burgess of Dunbar 1 Nov. 1605 

Corstorphine, Agnes, sometime spouse to Robert Horsburgh, 

portioner of Byrehills, par. of St. Andrews, Fife 10 Dec. 1601 

„ Bessie, spouse to William Donaldsoun, of Polduff, par. of 

St. Andrews, Fife 18 Jan. 1604 



84 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Corstorphine, Mairtene, portioner of Byrehills, par. of St. Andrews, Fife 

5 June 1606 
Corstoune, John, elder, in Ncther-Cramond, sher. of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1610 
Coss, Thomas, in Canonmills, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 

19 Oct. 1644 
„ William, farmer, indweller in Leith 3 Jan. 1677 

Cosser, Patrik, in Brigend beside Craigmiller, par. of Liberton, 

sher. of Edinburgh 18 Nov. 1601 

„ William, tailor in Middiltoun, par. of Borthuick, sher. of Edinburgh 

12 Aug. 161 3 
See also Watson, Christian. 
Cottrle, Joseph, factor, indweller in Leith 17 Apr. 1668 

Couling, Cristian, spouse to Mr. William Kintor, of Mountlow- 

thiane, advocate 24 Oct. 1688 

„ Thomas, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mading, Debora ; 
and Standfield, Susanna. 
Coull, Andrew, sometime servitor to Mr. John Skeine, clerk of 

the Bills, indweller in Edinburgh 31 Aug. 1648 

„ Elizabeth. See Cochrane, Thomas, carpenter in Leith. 
„ Robert, flesher, burgess of the Canongate 17 July 1662 

„ William, flesher in Leith 21 Sept. 1642 

Couper, Adam, of Gogar, ordinary clerk of the College of Justice 

31 May and 26 June 1609 
See also Danielstoun, Margaret ; and Home, Elizabeth. 
Mr. Adam, son to the deceased Adam C, of Gogor 3 Aug. 1655 

Alexander, writer. See Cochrane, Katherine. 
Alexander, Writer to the Signet. See Marjoribanks, Elizabeth. 
Alisone, relict of Captain Daniel Pittilloch, in Coupar-Angus 28 June 1687 
Andro, of Thomastoun. See Belches, Jonet. 

Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 May 1628 

Barbara, sometime spouse to John Coupar, in Freuchy, Fife 4 June 1605 
Catherine ; and William Ramsay, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Apr. 1662 
David, in Collace, sher. of Perth 14 June 1608 

James, in Burnegranes, par. of Orwell, Fife 10 Aug. 1601 

James, in the Mylnetoun of Abirnyte, par. thereof, sher. of Perth 

8 Dec. 1602 
,, James, indweller in Leith, clerk of the ship called the Gift 

of God, of Kinghorn 22 Jan. 1610 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Burntisland. See Watson, Geillis. 

John, baxter in Burntisland 7 July 1603 

Mr. John, minister at Glasgow 21 June 1606 

John, pensioner of Freuquhe, par. of Kilgour, in Fife n Feb. 1607 

John, of Gogar, par. of Corstorphine, sher. of Edinburgh 29 Feb. 1644 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Sept. 1646 

Sir John, of Gogar 5 Apr. 1690 

John, tailor in Couper in Fife 20 July 1687 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Apr. 1690 

John, in Soutray. See Johnston, Jean. 

John, maltman, citiner in St. Andrews. See Norie, Mirabill. 

Jonet, relict of James Wilson, W.S. 13 Mar. 1649 

Joseph, in Leith. See Finlay, Margaret. 

Margaret, relict of James Maistertoun, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 3 Nov. 1627 

Margaret, relict of Alexander Millar, servitor to Mark 
Hamilton, macer before Lords of Council and 
Session 17 June and 10 July 1646 

Margaret, relict of Mr. William King, sometime minister at Cramond 

24 Apr. 1646 and 22 May 1649 
Margaret, spouse to Mr. Robert Pow, schoolmaster of the 

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Couper, Marion, spouse to Walter Moutray, in Stramiglo 4 Mar. 1608 

„ Marion, relict of Thomas Symesone, in Blairforth, par. of 

Unveil, sher. of Perth 13 Feb. 1605 

„ Patrick. See Lyon, Patrik, in Kynloche. 

„ Mr. Robert, late minister at Tempill 8 Oct. 1668 

„ Thomas, maltman, burgess of Dunfermline 21 Mar. 1604 

„ William, tailor in Edinburgh 2 Jan. 1608 

„ Mr. William, son to umquhile Mr. William C, minister 12 Feb. 1642 

„ William, indweller in Leith 28 Jan. 1679 

„ William, of Fentoune-burns 12 Mar. 1685 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Aug. 1696 

Coupland, Herbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Feb. 1656 

„ James, burgess of Dumfries 2 Jan. 1606 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 June 1658 

„ Mr. Thomas, minister at Tempill ; and Margaret Hep- 

burne, his spouse, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1632 

Courtes, John, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Mar. 1605 

Courtie, Alison, sometime spouse to John Patone, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 24 Apr. 1622 

,, Beatrix, sometime spouse to James Crichtoun, in Wester- 

Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 6 Jan. 1626 

„ Jeane ; and William Jonstoun, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

9 May 1662 
„ John, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Nov. 1646 

„ John, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Warrock, Jeane. 
„ Patrik, in Loneheid of Lessuaid, sher. of Edinburgh 30 June 1614 

„ Patrick, younger, son lawful to James C, cordiner, burgess 

of Edinburgh 26 Apr. 1654 

„ Patrik, in Lasswaid-Lonheid n Oct. 1655 

Cousing, Robert, baxter, burgess of Dunfermline 10 Feb. 1603 

„ William, baxter, burgess of Dunfermline. See Burne, Margaret. 
„ William, portioner of Scheirdrum. See M'Kie, Margaret. 
Cousland, Christian, relict of John Muschet, notary, burgess of Stirling 

2 June 1608 
„ Margaret, spouse to William Eassoune, indweller in Linlithgow 

11 Dec. 1662 
Couslane, Archibald, skipper in Leith 15 Nov. 1671 

Coustoun, Agnes, spouse to Hugh Cunynghame, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 10 July 1684 
,, Agnes. See Chrystisone, Henry. 

„ Alexander, pewtherer, burgess of Edinburgh 4 July 1683 

„ Archibald, indweller upon the North-side of the Bridge of Leith 

29 Jan. 1641 
„ Archibald, skipper in Leith. See Gardner, Isobel ; and Schanks, Jonet. 
„ Bessie, spouse to Alexander Hume, in Pople-mylne 8 Nov. 1665 

„ David, skipper in North Leith 2 Aug. 1667 

„ George, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 18 May 1635 

See also Robertson, Elizabeth. 

„ Grissell, spouse to Michael Mitchell, in Clackmannan 31 Jan. 1604 

„' James, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 29 June 1603 

John 29 Dec. 1682 

Thomas, in Nisbit, par. of Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 22 Dec. 1617 

" William, in Ferritoun, par. of Clackmannan 3 Feb. 1604 

,] William, skipper and shipbuilder in Leith 12 May 1668 and 16 June 1670 

Coutherd, Alexander, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Oct. 1654 

Coutts, Aleson, relict of Alexander Robieson, tailor, burgess of 

Edinburgh 12 Sept. 1631 

„ Catherine, widow in Leith 7 Sept. 1649 

„ Daniel, at the West-port. See Kincaid, Barbara. 

Elizabeth, sometime spouse to David Broun, of Findmonth, 

par. of Kinglassie in Fife 12 Dec. 1601 



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Coutts, Elizabeth, relict of John Grahme, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

8 Apr. 1 61 2 
„ Margaret. See Bothwell, Mr. Francis. 

„ Marion, relict ofThomas Couttis, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1648 
„ Robert, in the Dein, par. (jf St. Cuthbcrt, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1603 
„ Thomas, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1641 

See also Martin, Marion. 
„ Thomas, W.S., indweller in Edinburgh 29 May 1628 

See also Booge, Elizabeth. 
„ William, pewderar, burgess of Edinburgh 7 June 1634 

Coventrie, John, tailor in Caldtoun, par. of the Abbey of Holy- 

roodhouse, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Apr. 1643 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to David Bickarton, maltman, 

indweller in Leith 24 Dec. 1628 

Cow, Helen, sometime spouse to John Chalmers, in Burnside 

of Aleyth, sher. of Perth 7 Apr. 1601 

Cowane, Agnes, sometime spouse to James Gairdner, burgess of Stirling 

21 May 1603 
„ Agnes, relict of John Young, seaman in Wester-Weymis, in Fife 

14 Feb. 1609 
„ Agnes. Sec Lyle, Thomas, in Knokildonise. 
„ Alison, sometime spouse to Archibald Bauld, burgess of 

Haddington 29 Nov. 1637 

,, Alison, sometime spouse to John Richardson, cutler, 

indweller in Nether-Liberton 4 July 1638 

„ Cristian, relict of David Thomsoun, in the Abbey of 

Holyroodhouse, sher. of Edinburgh 18 June 1607 

,, Cristian, relict of William M'Cartney, burgess of Edinburgh 7 May 1621 
„ David, elder in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 15 Nov. 1625 

„ Elizabeth, elder, widow in Tranent 29 July 1646 

„ George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Sept. 161 5 

„ George, baxter in Tranent H. 12 Apr. 1653 

,, George, in Prestonpans H. 25 Apr. 1656 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to James Congiltoun, in Lang- 

nidrie, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 9 June 1634 

„ Hew, meal-wright in the Water of Leith, par. of St. Cuth- 

bert, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Oct. 1624 

„ James, in Spilmenisfurde-mylne, par. of Pencaitland, con- 
stab. of Haddington 4 Nov. 1612 and 25 Nov. 1615 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1671 
„ Jonet, relict of Alexander Mudie, baxter in Tranent 20 Nov. 1661 
„ Jonet, spouse to James Diksone, in Tranent 30 Jan. 1629 
„ Malie, sometime spouse to Donald Edgair, indweller in 

Glenluce, sher. of Wigtown 7 Mar. 1607 

„ Ninian, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Campbell, Alison. 
„ Patrik, indweller in Leith 23 June 1602 

„ Patrik, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1625 

See also Porteaux, Frances. 
„ Richard, cordiner in the Brigend of Musselburgh. See 

Bairnsfather, Isobel. 
„ Robert, in Tranent 1 Feb. 1699 

,, Robert, armorer in Edinburgh 4 Dec. 1699 

„ Thomas, in Tranent 14 Dec. 1653 

„ William, skipper in Cockenie 31 Dec. 1691 

., William, in Preston-pans 9 Feb. 1700 

Cowdoune, John, skinner, burgess of Haddington. See Verth, Anna. 
,, Patrick, in Lawend. See Skirving, Jean. 
„ Rachacl, spouse to Alexander Borthuick, baxter in Haddington 

15 Oct. 1682 
., William, maltman in Portsburgh 6 Dec. 1683 and 12 Dec. 169 1 

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Cowie, Alexander, traveller in Ferriehill, par. of Dummanie, 

sher. of Linlithgow 20 Jan. 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Dundee 17 May 

„ Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Home, Cristian. 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Allan Cathcart, stabler, 

burgess of Edinburgh 3 Mar. and 24 Nov. 

„ Katherine, relict of James Sutherland, burgess of Elgin 28 Oct. 

„ Robert, maltman in Portsburgh ; and Margaret Wilkie, his spouse 

20 Aug. 

„ Stevin, in Coittoun in Inchemedden, par. of Benholme, in the Mearns 

16 Feb. 
Cowtie, Isobel, sometime spouse to George Lousoun, burgess of Dundee 

17 Jan. 
Craich, John, ploughman in Inverkeithing in Fife 6 Jan. 
Craig, Mr. Alexander, in Wester-Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Apr. 

„ Alexander, bonnetmaker in Leith-Wynd 16 Jan. 

„ Alexander, son lawful to umquhile Sir Lues C, of Riccartoun 31 May 
„ Alexander, cook, burgess of Edinburgh. See Tod, Jonet. 
,, Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Andrew, in Haillis. See Johnston, Cristian. 
„ Barbara, sometime spouse to Robert Ker, in Wester- 
Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Beatrix, relict of Andrew Smithe, par. of Newbottill, sher. 

of Edinburgh 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Alexander Inglis of Ruttounraw 

19 Feb, 
Elizabeth, spouse to John Wilkie, of Fouldoune 
George, in Thorntoun-loch, pai\ of Innerweik, constab. of 

Haddington 
George, in Hailles. See Johnston, Jonet. 
Isobel, and William Staig, mealmaker in Lessaid, her husband 

24 Apr 
James 

James, wright in Edinburgh 
James, residenter at London 
Mr. John, minister to the King's Majesty 
John, porter at the Nether Bow of Edinburgh 
John, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 
Mr. John, sometime servitor to Sir Lues Craig, of Wrycht- 

islandis, knight, senator of the College of Justice 
John, walker at Craigiehall-Walkmylne, par. of Dummany, 

sher. of Linlithgow 
John, at West-Port of Edinburgh 

John, sometime servitor to the Viscount of Haddington 
John, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 
John, merchant, indweller in Edinburgh 
John, in Dairy ; and Alison Stratoun, his spouse 
John, in Weet-peth-heid, par. of Spot, constab. of Haddington 

10 Apr 
John, indweller in Oteslie 9 Mar 

John, in the Balope, alias Rigsend 24 Sept 

John, M.D. 28 Jan 

John, skipper in Grainge-pans 27 Oct 

John, stabler, indweller in Edinburgh. See Watt, Margaret. 
John, indweller in Weit-petheid. Sec Woulff, Isobel. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to John Duncan, younger, malt 

man, burgess of Linlithgow 
Jonet, sometime spouse to John Belschis, advocate 
Jonet, spouse to James Robertsoun, sailor in Prestonpans 
Katherine, sometime spouse to Robert Halyburtoun, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Mar. 1601 



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88 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Craig, {Catherine, relict of Edward Neilsoun, in Fisherrow, par. 
of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Katrene. See Cuming, Allan, in Pottert'oun. 
„ Lewis, of Richarton 

„ Magdalene, daughter lawful to umquhile John C, mer- 
chant, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Ker, in Wester- 

Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Patrik Baptie, in Baigbie, 

par. of Haddington 
„ Margrat, relict of Mr. William Calderwood, minister at Dalkeith 

12 Dec. 1683 
„ Margaret, relict of William Litle, of Over-Liberton 

14 Oct. 1697, 1 Aug. 1699, 23 July 1703, and 12 July 1706 
,, Marion, relict of James Ferguson, mealmaker in Cousland, 
and sometime spouse to James Brydane, tailor 
there, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1620 

„ Marion ; and John Mitchell, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh, 

her husband 3 Sept. 1669 

„ Nicoll, in Wester-Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 8 May 1612 

„ Nicoll, burgess of Musselburgh, indweller in Fisherraw 18 Dec. 1645 

„ Nicoll, in Easter-Duddingston 24 Nov. 1683 

,, Patrik, in Brouncastell, par. of Evingdaill, sher. of Lanark 18 Apr. 1604 

See also Reid, Isobel. 
„ Patrick, indweller in Leith 7 Aug. 1670 

„ Patrik, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Edgar, Katherine. 
„ Rachael, relict of John Davie, in Gunis-wall, and last 
spouse to Thomas Robeson, there, par. of Calder, 
sher. of Edinburgh 26 June 1620 

„ Robert, in Roddeinheid, and Marion Craig, his spouse, 

par. of Paisley 16 Nov. 1C08 

„ Robert, writer, lawful brother to Mr. Thomas C, advocate 

in Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1608 

See Drummond, Elizabeth ; and Fisher, Margaret. 
„ Robert, in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 26 July 1616 

„ Robert, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Aug. 1661 

„ Robert, in Fisherraw, and Alexander C, his son 18 Dec. 1689 

„ Robert, farmer in Beinstoun. See Dawsone, Agnes. 
,, Robert, in Muirhous. See Lochheid, Isobel. 
,, Sara, sometime spouse to James Finlawsone, brewer, 

burgess of Edinburgh 11 July 1655 

„ Silvester, in Auld-hamstokis. See Litster, Helen. 

„ Mr. Thomas, advocate 13 Apr. 1609 

„ Thomas, bonnet-maker, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Oct. 1645 

„ Thomas, sadler, burgess of the Canongate 11 Mar. 1646 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Sept. 1648 

„ Thomas, indweller in Linton 2 Feb. 1662 

„ Thomas, in Haills 24 May 1662 

„ Thomas, of Swanstoune 11 July 1663 

„ Thomas, of Rickartoune 11 Aug. 1664 

„ Mr. Thomas, son lawful to the deceased Mr. Robert C, advocate 

24 Aug. 1672 
,, Thomas, of Richartoune 25 Feb. 1692 

„ Thomas, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh. See Hall, Margaret. 
„ William, in Jaktoun, par. of Kilbryd, sher. of Lanark 25 Oct. 1603 

„ William, in Westcr-Coldcn, par. of Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 

11 July 1606 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 May 1627 

„ William, fermorer in Dairy, par. of St. Cuthberts, sher. of Edinburgh 

13 Jan. 1643 
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Craig, William, smith in Fisherraw 

Craigie, Andro, in Gallamure, par. of Forgund, sher. of Perth 

,, Oliver, cooper, burgess of Perth 

See also Henderson, Violet. 
Craik, Agnes 

„ John, in Eister Brokhoillis, par. of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 

28 Nov. 

„ John, tailor in Edinburgh 19 May 

„ John, in Brokhollis. See Lawsone, Marion. 

„ John, in Gulane. See Walker, Isobel. 

,, William, indweller in Lang-Gilmertoune 10 Aug. 

Craill, George, in Athelstonford 28 June 

Cranstoun, Alexander, of Morestoun 12 Mar. 1642 and 19 Jan. 

„ Mr. Alexander, M.D. 17 Nov. 

,, Andrew, chyrudgeone, burgess of Aberdeen. See Melville, Margaret 

„ George, of Kirkhill. See Cairncross, Margaret. 

„ Harry, brother-german to John, Lord Cranstoune 17 Sept. 

„ Helen, servitor to John Denholme, elder, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 29 Sept. 

„ James, sometime cornet to his Majesty's Guard, indweller in Edinburgh 

5 July 

„ James, brother-german to John, Lord Cranstoun 

8 Feb. 1634 and 25 Aug. 

„ James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 

„ James, lawful son to the deceased Mr. John C, minister at Leith 

4 Dec. 

,, James, writer in Edinburgh 

,, James, portioner of Bold. See Dewar, Jane. 

,, James, in Drumshorland-muir. See Hamilton, Elizabeth. 

„ John, portioner of Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 

„ Mr. John, minister of Leith and parson of Restalrig 

„ John, in Thornidykes, par. of Tranent 

„ John, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ John, Lord, of that Ilk 

„ John, of Skedisbus. See Crichton, Marie. 

„ John, in Pencaitland. See Lauder, Alison. 

„ Marion or Margaret, sometime spouse to Patrik Trotter, 
in Kailzie, sher. of Peebles 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to David Levingstoun, in 



20 Mar. 



24 Mar. 
2 1 Jan. 

3 May 

25 Mar. 
15 Dec. 



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17 Mar. 

18 Nov. 



,, Mathew, son lawful to umquhile George C, in Drum- 

schorling-mure, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 28 Nov. 

„ Samuel, vintiner in the Canongate 18 Aug. 

„ Dame Sarah, Lady Stanyhill 21 Dec. 

„ Thomas, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Mar. 

See also Young, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, in Laidysyde, par. of Heriot-mure, sher. of Edinburgh 

29 Sept. 

„ Thomas, brother-german to umquhile John C. 15 Mar. 
„ Thomas, of Corsbie. See Home, Isobel. 

„ Walter, brother-german to Sir John C, of that Ilk, knight 30 July 

,, William, in Ladiesyd, par. of Heriot, sher. of Edinburgh 12 Jan. 

See also Veitch, Marion. 

„ William, in Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Dec. 
„ William, of Gilmerton ; and Cristian Dikson, his spouse, 

par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 21 July 
Craw, Agnes, sometime spouse to James Gray, in Gaitsyde, 

par. of Linlithgow 30 June 
„ Alison, daughter lawful to umquhile James C, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 1 5 Aug. 

„ Bessie, spouse to Henry Burd, tailor in Meikle-Blaikburne 5 July 



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90 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Craw, David, mealmaker, indweller in Edinburgh i Aug. 1612 

See also Burd, Alison. 
„ Elizabeth, relict of William Muire, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

22 Nov. 1661 
„ George, in [nglish-machauche 3 Nov. 1683 

„ Helen, relict of Mr. James Broune, indweller in Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1694 
„ Isobel, daughter to the deceased John C, merchant in Edinburgh 

12 Dec. 1683 
„ Isobel. See Clinks, William, flcsher, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ James, in Lintoun 15 Dec. 1685 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Apr. 1688 

„ James, indweller in Kirklistoun 24 June 1696 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Home, 

Grissell ; and Smyth, Barbara. 
„ John, indweller in Edinburgh. See Potter, Elizabeth. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Schirrilaw, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 7 Dec. 1622 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to umquhile George Jaksoun 

of Loch-houses, par. of Tonnyghame, constab. of 

Haddington 18 Dec. 1612 

„ Patrick, youngest lawful son to James C, of Quhitfield 26 Apr. 1650 

„ Robert, in Kirkland of Eglismauchane, sher. of Linlithgow 24 Aug. 1609 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Nov. 1639 

„ Thomas, in Drumschorling. See Thorntoun, Bessie. 
„ Walter, in Kirklistoun. See Lyne, Beatrix. 
Crawfurd or Crawford, Agnes, daughter lawful to umquhile 

Mathew Craufuird, sadler, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1631 
,, Agnes, relict of John Kinkaid, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 

20 Jan. 1693 
,, Agnes. See Clark, David, skipper, burgess of Burntisland. 
„ Alexander, of Garneskioche, par. of Salsett, sher. of Wigtown 18 Mar. 1605 
„ Alexander, tailor in Murehous, par. of Calder-Comitis, 

sher. of Edinburgh 30 June 1609 

,, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 29 Jan. 1652 

,, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Dec. 1677 

„ Alexander, brigadier to the Laird of Claverhouse's Troop 9 Aug. 1688 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 16 Apr. 1698 

,, Andro, son to the deceased Alexander C., of Manimylne 9 Jan. 1687 

„ Andro, burgess of Paisley. See Hamilton, Helen. 
„ Cristian, sometime spouse to James Henrysoun, in Wodis- 

toun, par. of Kirkmichaell, sher. of Ayr 6 July 1605 

„ Cristian, relict of John Richie, sometime in Windie-age, 

par. of Dummany, sher. of Linlithgow 1 1 July 1628 

„ David, of Blakcraig, par. of Ayr 9 Apr. 1604 

„ David, of Kerse, par. of Dalrumpill, in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 17 May 1609 
„ David, panter, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1691 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Halyburton, Janet. 
,, Dorathie, spouse to John Halbertson, weaver in Tranent 7 Nov. 1661 

„ Edward, in Myre-syde 26 Jan. 1654 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to Cristell Crichton, burgess of Linlithgow 14 May 1655 
„ Elspeth, relict of Robert Langlands, skipper, indweller in 

Leith, sometime spouse to John Wallange, mariner 

in Leith 17 Jan. 161 5 

„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to James Nisbitt, baxter, burgess of Dunbar 

5 Dec. 1632 
„ Florence, mailmaker in the Water of Leith 5 Jan. 1654 

„ George, in Pencaitland H. 22 June 1653 

„ George, in Dalkeith 16 Dec. 1686 

„ George, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wardlaw, Margaret. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to John Jamesone, baillie, burgess of Ayr 

16 July 1608 



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Crawfurd or Crawford, Henry, of Orwell. See Prestoun, Margaret. 

„ Hew, in Rutherglen 23 July 1602 

„ Hew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 May 1613 

„ James, portioner of Bruchtoun, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 

(vol. 45) 20 Dec. 1610 and 9 Jan. 161 5 
See also Johnstone, Elizabeth. 
„ James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Sept. 1630 

„ James, in St. Ninian's Raw 23 Apr. 1646 

„ Captain James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, indweller in Leith 

6 Nov. 1663 
„ James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Jan. 1672 

„ Captain James, indweller in Leith 9 July 1694 

See also Finnie, Margaret. 
„ James, indweller in Leith. See Cairnes, Jonet. 

„ Jeane, spouse to Hew M'Gill, indweller in Edinburgh 24 Mar. 1641 

„ Jeane, daughter lawful to umquhile James C, portioner of Bruchtoun 

12 June 1647 
„ Jeanie, indweller in Bruchtoune 13 Dec. 1649 

„ Joanna ; and Thomas Craufuird, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 Apr. 1675 
„ John, in Lannermerk, par. of Cumnok, sher. of Ayr 7 Aug. 1601 

„ John, in Knoktarrow, par. of Cumnok, sher. of Ayr 8 Aug. 1601 

„ John, in Over-Cassilton, par. of Curmannok, sher. of Lanark 21 Jan. 1603 
„ John, in Quhitlieburne, par. of Largs in Cuningham, sher. of Ayr 

27 Apr. 1604 
,, John, of Craufurdland, par. of Kilmarnock in Cuningham, sher. of Ayr. 

1 May 1604 
See also Skene, Margaret. 
,, John, in Kirkdyke of Kilmarnock, sher. of Ayr 8 July 1605 

See also Broun, Malie. 
„ John, of Arnebukill, par. of Monkland, sher. of Lanark 7 Mar. 1606 

„ John, in Welstoun, par. of Kilmarnock, sher. of Ayr 8 Feb. 161 1 

„ John, in Lethisfeild, par. of Kirknewtoune, sher. of Edinburgh 

26 Jan. 1613 
„ John, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1620 

See also Henderson, Jonet. 
„ John, apothecary, indweller in Edinburgh 10 Nov. 1631 and 8 Mar. 1632 
„ John, in Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 24 Nov. 1637 

„ John, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 14 June 1647 

„ John, in Torphichen 29 Jan. 1653 

„ John, of Ballearkwart, in Ireland 5 May 1658 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1658 

„ John, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Sept. 1667 

„ John, W.S. 7 Dec. 1677 

„ John, servitor to Sir John Dalrymple of Newliston, advocate 16 Feb. 1681 
,, John, in Lochcoat 1 Feb. 1695 

„ John, in Wester-Craigs. See Wallace, Katherine. 
,, Jonet, sometime spouse to Alexander Reid, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 25 Jan. 1621 

„ Jonet, relict of John M'Millane, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

21 Jan. 1646 
„ Jonet, spouse to George Young, litstar, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Mar. 1648 
„ Jonet, relict 13 Oct. 1655 

„ Katerine, relict of Stephen Lorimer, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1623 
„ Malcolm, of Corsburne. See Baillie, Barbara. 
,, Margaret, sometime spouse to John Broune, elder, in 

Graysmill, par. of Haillis, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Oct. 1637 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Robert Keith, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1638 

„ Margaret, spouse to Elias Wilson, cooper in Leith 26 Dec. 1645 

„ Margaret, spouse to James Craufurd, W.S. 14 May 1662 



92 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [i 601-1700. 

Crawfurd or Crawford, Marie, youngest lawful daughter to the 

deceased Mr. Charles C., at Eglishmachan 29 Apr. 1687 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Boil], of Kelburne, par. 

of Largs, sher. of Ayr 2 June 1601 

Marion, sometime spouse to John Smith, in Praehead, par. 

of Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 9 June 1602 

„ Marion, relict of William Archibald, servitor to his Majesty 17 Aug. 1627 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to David Galbraith, in Kinneill, 

sher. of Linlithgow 11 July 1638 

„ Martin, writer in Edinburgh 23 Dec. 1656 and 13 May 1663 

„ Mathew, brother lawful to Hew Craufurde, of Barquharrie, 

par. of Ochiltree, sher. of Ayr 18 June 1601 

,, Mathew, in Innerkip 25 Dec. 1607 

., Mathew, sadler, burgess of Edinburgh 17 July 1618 

„ Mathew, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1622 

„ Michael, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Dec. 1625 

,, Patrik, in Neisbit, par. of Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 

27 Nov. 1624 
,, Mr. Patrick, sometime minister to Colonel King his Regiment 

22 July 1641 and 14 Jan. 1642 
„ Peter, in Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 7 June 161 1 

„ Robert, hatmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1621 

„ Robert, shepherd, in Gray-cruik, sher. of Edinburgh 23 Dec. 1636 

„ Robert, writer in Edinburgh 11 Oct. 1655 

„ Robert, sailor, skipper in Prestonpans 14 Apr. 1658 and 10 Jan. 1663 

„ Robert, son to the deceased Robert C, merchant in Linlithgow 

10 Aug. 1678 
„ Mr. Robert, M.D. in Edinburgh ; Agnes Dick, his spouse ; 

and Elizabeth C, their daughter 8 Aug. 1699 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 21 Mar. 1672 

See also Ker, Agnes ; and Edward, Annabell. 
„ Captain Robert, indweller in Edinburgh. See Anderson, Katherine. 
„ Thomas, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1632 

See also Dickson, Marion. 
„ Thomas, in Prestoun, par. of Linlithgow 29 July 1635 

„ Thomas, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Aug. 1647 

„ Mr. Thomas, professor of Mathematics, Regent of the 

College of Edinburgh 12 Jan. 1663 

„ Thomas, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Aug. 1684 

„ William, younger, of Auchinnames, par. of Kilbarchan, 

sher. of Renfrew 23 May 1601 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 12 July 1627 

„ William, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Oct. 1646 

„ William, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 9 June 1647 and 27 Nov. 1648 
„ William, servitor to Mr. Ninian Lowes, of Merchingstoune 26 Aug. 1661 
„ William, in St. Ninian's raw 27 Oct. 1670 

,, William, in West-Restoun. See Hog, Alison. 
,, William, in North Berwick. See Lyell, Margaret. 
,, William, maltman, indweller in Leith. See Watt, Isobel. 
Crawmond, Hercules, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Glen, Margaret. 
„ John, in Inchckeill. See Russell, Katherine. 
„ Katherine ; and Andro Syme, her spouse, in the Haltoun 

of Kinloss. par. of Alves, sher. of Elgin and Forres 24 Dec. 1601 
„ Marion, spouse to Andro Purves, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 Jan. 1610 

„ Robert, in Ferrie-braeheid 2 Sept. 1645 

„ Robert, in Ferriehill. See Pargilleis, Cristian. 

,, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Smyth, Jonet. 

Creall, John, hammerman, burgess of Dundee (vol. 45) 26 July 1609 

Crease, William, in Hielie 6 Aug. 1675 

Creich, Mr. Andro, fear of Comeistoun, indweller in Edinburgh 5 Apr. 1631 



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Creich, Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 July 1631 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Dec. 1618 

„ John, brother-german to Andro C, of Colmanstoun, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 June 1618 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Andro Broune, maltman, in- 

dweller in Leith 23 Feb. 1621 

„ Margaret, eldest lawful daughter to umquhile David C, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 June 1633 

„ Mareon, sometime spouse to George Reid, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1645 

Crichton (Creychtoun), Agnes, sometime spouse to Henry 

Richardson, in the Mains of Kellie, par. of Aberlot, 

sher. of Forfar 1 July 1602 

Alexander, merchant, burgess in Linlithgow 23 Nov. 1678 and 27 July 1680 
Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Mar. 1664 

Antone, messenger in Edinburgh 22 June 1630 and 12 Jan. 1642 

Bessie, relict of David Nicoll, in the Newtoun of Arbirlett, 

sher. of Forfar 5 Mar. 1607 

Cristell, burgess of Linlithgow. See Crawfurd, Elizabeth. 
David, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Mar. 1603 

David, elder, of Lugtoun, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 21 Nov. 1633 
David, writer, indweller in Edinburgh n June 1638 

David, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 7 June 1642 

David, of Aghalane, in Ireland 17 July 1643 

Sir David, of Lugtoun 24 Aug. 1653 

David, brother to David C, of Lugtoun, burgess of Edin- 
burgh. See Pringle, Helen. 
Elizabeth, relict of Andrew Quhyt, of Martle 13 Dec. 1662 

Elizabeth, spouse to John Quhyt, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 

6 Feb. 1668 
Elizabeth, relict of Alexander Tran, of Barncleugh 4 Jan. 1 700 

Elspeth, relict of John Ker, of Tempill-house, par. of Sal- 

toun, constab. of Haddington 10 July 1605 

George, flesher, indweller in Leith 27 Apr. 1636 

George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, indweller in Linlithgow 

16 Oct. 1676 
Isobel, sometime spouse to James Crichtoune, of Barroune- 

spink, indweller in Edinburgh 29 June 161 3 

James, in Wester-Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1633 

See also Courtie, Beatrix ; Marshall, Margaret ; and Smebaird, Bessie. 
James, musician, indweller in Edinburgh ; and Elizabeth 

Crichtoun, his spouse 8 Jan. 1650 

Mr. James, of North-bank 4 May 1655 

James, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow n May 1668 

James, in the Miltoun of Dundas 1 Jan. 1685 

John, indweller in Gilmerton 20 Dec. 1648 

John, merchant, lawful son to the deceased John C, in 

Kemur, par. of Kells 12 Sept. 1676 

John, in the Hoill of Strathurde. See Archer, Grissell. 
John, merchant, burgess of Craill. See Mathesone, Jonet. 
Jonet, relict of Harry Drummond, of Richartoun 25 June 1601 

Jonet, relict of George Ruthven in Ragiluy, par. of Monedy, 

sher. of Perth 4 Feb. 1604 

Jonet, sometime spouse to Andro Young, in the West-end 

of Bamblair, par. of Ragortoun, sher. of Perth 22 Feb. 1604 

Katrene, relict of David Balfour of Balledmonth, St. Andrews 

14 June 1605 
Margaret, sometime spouse of Andrew Chapman, in 

Ragylmy, par. of Monydie, sher. of Perth 21 Feb. 1601 

Margaret, Lady Eist-Nisbett 

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Crichton (Creychtoun), Margaret, relict of William Chalmers, 

sometime indweller in Dumfries 22 Nov. 

Marie, sometime spouse to John Cranstoun of Skedisbus, 

par. of Bothans, constab. of Haddington 25 Aug. 

„ Marion, daughter lawful to umquhile Nicoll C, of Newhall, 

par. of Monkland, sher. of Lanark 22 May 

„ Marion, goodwife of Bankell, indweller in the Canongate 27 Feb. 

„ Marion, relict of John Touris of Innerleith, par. of Had- 
dington, constab. thereof 9 Aug. 

„ Sir Patrik, of Strathurde, knight, par. of Ochtirgavin, sher. 

of Perth 2 June 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Mar. 

„ Patrick, lawful son to the deceased Thomas C, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 21 Nov. 1690 and 25 July 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 July 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Nov. 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 July 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Liddell, 
Christian ; Littlejohn, Katherine ; and Ross, Agnes. 

„ William, in Balbrogo, par. of Monydie, sher. of Perth 10 Nov. 

„ William, son lawful to James C, of Abercrombie 20 Oct. 

Crie, William, maltman, burgess of Perth. See Ferguson, Jonet. 
Crinzeane, Bessie, sometime spouse to William Fraiser, meal 
maker, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Hew, gairner, burgess of Edinburgh 



Thomas, gardiner, burgess of Edinburgh 



20 Apr. 

7 Jan. 

28 June 



See also Wight, Barbara. 
Crock (Cruik), Helen, relict of Robert Gourlay, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 25 Feb. 

„ John, in Greinlone. See Auld, Margaret. 
„ Robert, in Elphingston, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

3 Nov. 
„ William, cordiner, burgess of Musselburgh, indweller in 

the Fisherrow 26 Aug. 

Crocks (Cruikis), Agnes, spouse to Archibald Sinclare, kirk- 
officer of Haddington, and her said spouse H. 30 Aug. 
„ David, in Gullane, constab. of Haddington 14 Nov. 
„ George, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 10 July 
„ James, son lawful to umquhile John C-, in Greinlone, par. 

of Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 4 Mar. 

,, John, in Greinlone, par. of Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 4 Mar. 

„ Mr. William, minister at Belliekellie, in Ireland 6 July 

Crockat, Jonet, relict of David Zeman, merchant, burgess of Dundee 

19 May 
„ Margrat, relict of John Skirling, indweller in Edinburgh 23 Mar. 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to James Curiour, in Holme, par. 

of Traquair, sher. of Dumfries 5 Dec. 

„ William, cordiner, indweller in Edinburgh ; and Margaret 

Wauchope, his spouse 22 July 

Crombie or Crumbie, Alexander, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh, 

outwith the Nether-Bow thereof 6 Oct. 

See also Wilson, Marion. 
„ George, burgess of Burntisland (vol. 45) 22 Apr. 

„ George H. 20 Apr. 

„ James, indweller in Pitcoks. See Brock, Margaret. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Smythe, maltman, bur- 
gess of Perth 1 Dec. 
„ Marion, spouse to George Johnstoun, in Heddirweik H. 1 Mar. 
„ Robert, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Oct. 
„ Robert, bookseller, burgess of Edinburgh 15 July 

See also Lawson, Margaret. 



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Crombie or Crumbie, Thomas, indweller in Dalkeith I Dec. 1627 

„ Thomas, fermor in Costertoun, par. of Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 

12 June 1686 
„ Thomas, in Whittinghame. See Bairnsfather, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, maltman, burgess of Burntisland. See Philp, Margaret. 
Crosbie. See Corsbie. 
Cruickshanks or Cruickshank, Alexander, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 20 Sept. 1693 

„ Bessie, relict of Robert Duncan, weaver in Dirlton 30 Oct. 166 r 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to John Houstoun, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 1 Mar. 1625 

„ Mr. George, W.S. 15 Dec. 1669 and 2 Aug. 168 1 

„ John, in Nather-Banchell, par. of Monydie, sher. of Perth 16 June 1608 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Cuthbert Osburne, burgess of Dunbar 

25 June 1629 

„ Thomas, in Auldhamstokis, constab. of Haddington 31 July 1633 

„ William, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 5 Sept. 1627 

Cubie, John, mariner in Prestonpans 1 Feb. 1648 

Culane, Helen, dochter lawful to umquhile Walter Culane, 

baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Jan. 1608 

„ Jonet, daughter to umquhile Walter C, baxter, burgess of 

Edinburgh 11 Feb. 1607 and 20 Jan. 1608 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to James Halliburton, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Apr. 1631 
Culling, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1635 
„ Thomas, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Aug. 1676 
Cuming, Allan, in Pottertoun ; and Katrene Craig, his spouse, 

par. of Paisley, sber. of Renfrew 14 Feb. 1604 

„ Andro, writer in Edinburgh 24 Mar. 1688 

„ Hew, servitor to Mr. John Adameson, primar of King 

James' College at Edinburgh 16 Jan. 1646 

„ James, at the Cow-brig of Kilbirny 22 Aug. 1607 

„ James, fiar of Alter. See Gordon, Margaret. 
„ James, of Lethame, writer in Edinburgh 8 Feb. 1634 

See also Stenhope, Elizabeth. 
„ James, in Pursk 21 May 1608 

„ Janet. See Wilson, Thomas, outwith the West Port. 
„ John, wobster in Preston, par. of Saltpreston, constab. of 

Haddington 14 Mar. 1603 

„ John, of Cowtie, par. of Bennochy, sher. of Perth 18 Apr. 1609 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Walter Cunynghame, 
messenger in Nether-Pook, par. of Eistwode, sher. 
of Renfrew 14 Feb. 1604 

„ Katherine, spouse to Gawin Hammiltoun, vicar of Kil- 

barchan, sher. of Renfrew 23 May 1606 

„ Thomas, of Alter. See Gordon, Margaret. 
„ William, in Ailzeotstoun. See Tarbet, Isobel. 
Cummand, James, in Masterton. See Welwood, Barbara. 

,, Thomas, in Masterton, par. of Dunfermline, Fife 25 May 1601 

Cunynburgh, Katherine, sometime spouse to William Hay, in 

Smeistoun, par. of Leinzie, sher. of Dumbarton 13 Jan. 1609 

Cunynghame, Adam, of Auchinharvie, par. of Stewartoun in 

Cunynghame, sher. of Ayr 25 Feb. 1604 

„ Adam, merchant in Edinburgh 30 Jan. 1643 

„ Sir Adam, of Woodhall, Lord of Council and Session 28 Mar. 1644 

„ Adam, commissar of Dumfries 19 Feb. 1676 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to George Campbell, of Sesnok, 

par. of Galstoun in Kyle, sher. of Ayr (vol. 45) 24 Apr. 161 1 

„ Alexander, of Aiket, par. of Dunlope in Cunynghame, 

sher. of Ayr 2 Aug. 1602 

„ Alexander, writer, indweller in Edinburgh 10 Jan. 1624 



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Cunynghame, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 June 

„ Alexander, in Tyningham, constab. of Haddington 13 Apr. 

„ Colonel Alexander 8 Oct. 

Alexander, in Ratho-byres 25 Feb. 

Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 24 Aug. 

Alexander, printer in Glasgow 25 Feb. 

Mr. Alexander, Regent of the College of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 

Andro, skipper, burgess of Kinghorn 17 May 

Andrew, coalhewer in Elphingston 1 Dec. 

Lady Anna, Marchioness of Hamilton 13 Apr. 

Archibald, burgess of Irving 23 July 

Barnard, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Cristian 

Dudgeon, his spouse 6 Nov. 1655 and 25 Mar. 

Bessie, sometime spouse to John Jak, indweller in Edinburgh 17 July 
Sir David, of Rothland, Knyght 18 Dec. 

Mr. David, late minister at Cowrie, in Ireland 13 Feb. 

David, in Pitdynney. See Stevensone, Margaret. 
Donald, writer and schoolmaster in Edinburgh. See Laycock, Jonet. 
Edward, barber, burgess of Edinburgh 15 May 

Elizabeth, relict of John Greinleies, writer in Edinburgh 26 June 

Elizabeth, relict of Mr. William Wallace, of Heillingtoun, advocate 

28 Dec. 
Elspeth, relict of Lyoun Tumour, capmaker, out-with the 

West-port of Edinburgh 
George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
George, in Strabrok, sher. of Linlithgow 
George, goldsmith, burgess of the Canongate ; and Margaret 

Gawie, his spouse 
Colonel Sir George, in Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 

7 Dec. 1643 and 13 Feb. 
George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Feb. 

George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Howie, Agnes. 
Grissell, sometime spouse to Ninian Weir, burgess of Irving 20 July 
Grissell, sometime spouse to Gilbert Frissell, in Schang, 

par. of Mochrum, sher. of Wigtown 
Helen, sometime spouse to Donald Smyth, burgess of Ayr 
Helen, relict of Peter Moffatt, in Sauchton-hall, par. of St. 

Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 
Hendrie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

Henry, cutler, outwith West Port, Edinburgh. See West, Katherine 
Hew, mason in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 12 Nov. 

Hugh, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Coustoun, Agnes. 
Isobel, daughter lawful of umquhile George C, maltman, 

indweller in Leith 2 Feb. 

James, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 1 Aug. 

James, in Rigland, par. of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 5 July 



7 Mar. 

10 Aug. 

3 July 

12 July 



20 June 
10 Nov. 

9 Dec. 
13 Feb. 



James, skipper, burgess of Edinburgh 



7 Aug. 1626 and 18 Feb. 
15 Mar. 



James, cooper, indweller in the Dean 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

James, blacksmith, burgess of Edinburgh 

James, indweller in Leith 

Mr. James, W.S. 

James, merchant in Edinburgh 

James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Broune, Isobel 

James, skipper, indweller in Leith. See Keir, Jonet. 

Jean, relict of Adam Baillie, cordiner in Smydie-grein 2 

John, mason, indweller in the Canongate 

John, lawful son to umquhile Alexander C, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 



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Cunynghame, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 July 1642 

John, indweller in Cairington, sher. of Edinburgh 10 June 1645 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Aug. 1647 

John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Nov. 1667 

John, flesher in Portsburgh 20 Oct. 1686 

John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Apr. 1687 

Mr. John, of Baidland 10 Dec. 1691 

Sir John, of Capprington, knight 11 Mar. 1695 

John, in Newhaven. See Anderson, Helen. 
John, cooper in the Water of Leith. See Chrystisone, Sara. 
John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Davidson, Bessie. 
John, walker, burgess of Ayr. See Watt, Jonet. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to Andro Smyth, maltman, burgess of Dundee 

20 June 1605 
Jonet, sometime spouse to William Stewart, in Raith, par. 

of Tarbolton in Kyle, sher. of Ayr (vol. 45) 1 Jan. 161 4 

Jonet, sometime spouse to William Symontoun, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1621 

Jonet, daughter lawful to the deceased John C, tailor, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 
Jonet, relict of Hugh Tod, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 
Katherine, daughter lawful to umquhile Adam Cunyng- 
hame, of Clolynane, par. of Dundonald, sher. of Ayr 
Katherine, sometime spouse to Thomas M'Michaell, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Katherine, relict of Thomas Ramsay, in Whyt-hill 
Laurence, of Barnes 

Laurence, in Byna. See Wilson, Margaret. 
Dame Margaret, Lady Sanquhar, and last relict of Gilbert 
Kennedy, appeirand of Blairquhan, par. of Penny- 
ghame, sher. of Wigtown 
Margaret, relict of Thomas Robesoun 
Margaret, sometime spouse to John Browne, skipper, 

indweller upon the north side of the Bridge of Leith 
Margaret, spouse to John Kennedie, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 

8 Dec. 1663 
Margaret, relict of Adam Jolly, in Nether-Liberton 14 Apr. 1680 

Margaret, relict of Mr. George Barber, of Dolphingtoune, 

and John Shaw, indweller in the Canongate 15 May and 10 Dec. 1683 
Martin, peutherer, burgess of Edinburgh 
Mauld, Lady Corshill, in Cuningham, sher. of Ayr 
Mungo, in Strabrok, sher. of Linlithgow 
Patrik, in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 
Patrick, cutler, burgess of Edinburgh 
Patrik, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Hepburn, Esther. 
Patrik, wobster in Blakdube. See Chalmers, Bessie. 
Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Robert, notary in Dumfries 
Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Robert, maltman in Leith 

Sir Robert, of Auchinharvie, M.D. 12 Feb. 1675 an 

Mr. Robert, M.D. See Dundas, Elizabeth. 
Sara, second lawful daughter to umquhile George C, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Thomas, in Leith 

Thomas, fermourer, indweller in South Leith 
Thomas, son lawful to umquhile Mr. John C, sometime 

commisser of Lauder 
Thomas, factor in Campheir 
Umphra, commisser of Stirling 

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13 July 
16 Mar. 


1658 
1681 


6 Jan. 


1603 


22 Oct. 


1617 


31 Jan. 
11 Feb. 


1674 
1659 


27 Dec. 
23 Feb. 


1605 
1609 


27 Nov. 


1628 



10 June 


1684 


23 Apr. 


1605 


19 June 


1623 


1 May 


1628 


15 Dec. 


1664 


1 7 Apr. 


1686 


30 Oct. 


1602 


12 Dec. 


1608 


9 Aug. 


1648 


19 Aug. 


1675 


29 Aug. 


1678 


17 Nov. 


1627 


23 July 


1646 


25 Aug. 


1647 


27 Jan. 


1652 


10 July 


1679 


26 July 


1605 



g 8 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [i 601-1700. 

Cunynghame, Walter, keeper of the Parliament House of Edinburgh 

10 Aug. 1686 and 11 Oct. 1694 
,, Walter, messenger in Nether-Pook. See Cuming, Katherine. 
„ William, baillie, burgess of Glasgow 16 Mar. 1605 

,, William, potter in Potterrow, Wester-Bristo, par. of St. 

Cuthbert's, sher. of Edinburgh 29 June 1607 

.. William, Writer to the Signet 16 Jan. 1627 and 3 July 1635 

.. William, of Luglaw 22 Nov. 1643 

William, of Fleughlarg 11 Mar. 1653 

See also Sympson, Marie. 
,, Captain William, son to umquhile William C, W.S. 17 Dec. 1663 

,. William, indweller in Dalkeith 6 July 1667 

.. William, of Caprington. See Hamilton, Agnes. 
„ Sir William, of Caprington. See Hamilton, Dame Isobel. 
„ William, of Dankeith. See Jowsie, Sara. 
., William, of Polquharne. See M'Adam, Jonet. 
Curiour, Tames, in Holme. See Crockat, Marion. 
Curlaw, James, at the West-end of Auld-cathie, par. of Insche- 

machane, sher. of Linlithgow 9 June 1607 

,, William, in Auld-cathie, par. of Dummany, sher. of Linlithgow 16 Oct. 1616 
Currell, John, merchant in Nock, par. of Kirkandrous, co. of Cumberland 

25 Nov. 1699 
Currie, Adam, in Wandehill, par. of Hairtsyde, alias Wandell, 

sher. of Lanark 8 Aug. 1606 

„ Adam, son lawful to Mr. John C, minister at Culter 22 Mar. 1662 

„ Cuthbert, in Dunce 11 Feb. 1602 

„ James, mealmaker in Leith 6 July 1638 

„ John, indweller in Gilmerton 9 May 1662 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to William Ged, at the Mylne of 

Wester-Kinghorn, in Fife 4 Mar. 1606 

„ Jonet, spouse to James Alisoun, metster on the Schoir of Leith 

8 Sept. 1637 
„ Margaret, in Queensferry 12 Feb. 1662 

„ Rebecca, relict of James Nealsone, his Majesty's master-sklatter 

22 Nov. 1672 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Elizabeth 

Duffe, his spouse 4 June 1658 

„ Robert, in Castlelaw 14 July 1687 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Oct. 1617 

,, William, mealmaker, outwith the West-port 9 Aug. 1647 

,, William, in Dunse. See Lawsoun, Eufame. 
Currour, Jonet, relict of Alexander Anguss, sometime in 

Ballingall, par. of Unveil, sher. of Kinross 12 Mar. 1606 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Dawling, skipper 

in South Queensferry 18 Feb. 1636 

,, Robert, in Holme, par. of Troqueir, stew, of Kirkcudbright 22 June 1608 
„ William, in Kinnatie. See Kinnear, Jonet. 
Cuthbert, Cornelius, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Apr. 1633 

„ James, burgess of Dunfermline 2 Dec. 1602 

„ John, indweller in Leith. See Paterson, Jonet. 
„ John, in Mekill-Ernok. See Strang, Jane. 
„ John, indweller in Linlithgow. See Wilson, Jonet. 
„ John, in Polgavye. See Jackson, Katherine. 
„ Margaret, spouse to John Hutoun, in Arquhailzie, par. of 

Methven, sher. of Perth 14 Feb. 1601 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Nov. 1699 

„ Thomas, in Keremuir 19 May 1608 

See also Stevenson, Agnes. 
„ Walter, burgess of Perth 26 June 1609 

Cuthbertson, Agnes, sometime spouse to John Kiox, in Muirton, 

par. of Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 12 Jan, 1632 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 99 

Cuthbertson, Archibald, in Morton, par. of Calder-Cleir, sher. of Edinburgh 

5 July 1637 
„ Archibald, in Wester-Handoxwood. See Waddell, Bessie. 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Thomas Fairholme, maltman 

at the West-port of Edinburgh 3 June 1619 

„ Francis, brewer in Portsburgh 24 July 1694 

„ George, in Preston, par. of Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 

20 Feb. 1624 
„ Henry, in Paistoun, par. of Ormestoun, constab. of Haddington 

8 Mar. 1627 
„ James, in Mortoun 19 Apr. 1608 

„ James, indweller in Preston 23 July 1645 

„ James, in Mortoune 26 Apr. 1650 

„ James, dagmaker in Portsburgh 24 May 1662 

„ James, indweller in Prestonpans. See Girdwood, Agnes. 
„ John, in Morton. See Aikman, Lybra. 
„ Mareon, spouse to James Harroway, at the West-port of Edinburgh 

22 Apr. 1642 
„ Nicoll, in West-mains of Seatoun 27 Apr. 1650 

Cuthill, John, skipper in Leith 17 Jan. 1603 and 8 Feb. 1621 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Tennent, in Dykheid, par. 

of Slamanno, sher. of Stirling 26 June 1606 

Cutlar, Henry, of Oroland, par. of Rerik, stew, of Kirkcudbright 26 Nov. 1608 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Sept. 1627 

„ James, in Leith 10 Feb. 1664 

„ William, tailor in Leith 24 Oct. 1627 

See also Riddoch, Margaret. 
Da, Andro, in Mausfuird, par. of Farnuall, in Angus 3 Jan. 1607 

Daikers, Thomas, fishmonger. See Shanks, Margaret. 

„ William, writer in Edinburgh 22 Oct. 1684 

Daill, Gregory, in Barro, par. thereof, sher. of Haddington 5 Jan. 1601 

,, James, writer in Edinburgh 10 Sept. 1691 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 May and 1 Dec. 1630 

See also Harlaw, Barbara. 
„ William, portioner of Barro. See Robertson, Isobel. 
Dais, George, son lawful of umquhile John D., burgess of Perth 9 Aug. 1603 
„ John, in Banatie, par. of Strameglo, Fife 22 July 1601 

„ John, burgess of Perth 30 July 1602 

„ Robert, in Bannatie. See Broun, Matillo. 

„ William, skipper, burgess of Anstruther east of the Burne 12 Nov. 1602 
Dalgarno, Barbara, relict of Mr. Gilbert M'Murdoch, Regent of 

the College of Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1689 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Mar. 1665 

Dalgleish, Bessy, relict of John Murray, in Ladysyde, par. of 

Heriot-mure, sher. of Edinburgh 25 Dec. 161 5 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Richard Tempilman, in 

Carnok, in Fife 20 Feb. 1602 

„ David, maltman, citiner in St. Andrews 18 Jan. 1604 

,, George, in Iviots-milne 2 Apr. 1669 

„ George, of Goodtries. See Elphingston, Elspeth. 
„ Grissell, sometime spouse to Adam Kyle, in Kirkland-hill, 

par. of Heriot, sher. of Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1616 

„ Helen, spouse to John Broune, merchant in Edinburgh 28 June 1673 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Blaire, in Paistoun, par. 

of Ormestoun, constab. of Haddington 14 Feb. 1627 

„ Isobel, spouse to John Pearson, in Netlingflat, par. of Stow, 

sher. of Edinburgh 1 Mar. 1628 

„ James, in Littill-Catpair, par. of Stow in Weddell, sher. of Edinburgh 

24 June 1602 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 July 1645 

See also Nasmyth, Euphame. 



ioo Comtnissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Dalgleish, James, cider, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Tindaill, 
[Catherine. 
„ John, of Torquhcn, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 10 June 1624 

„ James, in Corshope. See Lawson, [Catherine. 
„ John, in Torquen. See Pringle, Agnes. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Walter Herper, in Nether- 
Grange, par. of Wester- Kinghorn, in Fife 25 Feb. 1609 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to David Hoppringill, in Eister- 

Pirntado, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 26 July 1610 

„ Kathcrine, sometime spouse to Robert Wardlaw, at Balmuill- 

mylne, par. of Dunfermline 30 Nov. 1601 

„ Rachael, spouse to John Flemyng in Carwood 14 Feb. 1629 

,, Mr. Robert, of Lowristoune ; and Jean Douglase, his lady 22 July 1671 
„ William, harnessmaker to cotches 7 June 1616 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 May 1638 

See also Campbell, Jonet ; Herring, Jonet ; and Lyle, Marie. 
„ William, tailor in the Potterraw 20 Aug. 1657 

„ William, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Bell, Euphame. 
Dalhousie, George, Earl of 4 June 1674 

„ William, Earl of 8 July 1680 and 11 Aug. 1704 

Dalmahoy, Alexander, of that Ilk 28 Aug. 1617 

,, Elspeth, relict of Mr. Edward Mairschell, commisser clerk of Edinburgh 

17 Apr. 1627 
„ Hercules, indweller in Edinburgh. See Grindlay, Cristian. 
„ Sir John, of that Ilk, knight 18 June 1653 

See also Lindsay, Dame Barbara. 
,, John, in Newbottill. See Sprot, Jonet. 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Mr. Alexander Lokhart, of Braidschaw 

6 Jan. 1638 and 16 Feb. 1654 
„ Thomas, of Waderstoune, usher in the Privy Chamber to the Prince 

2 Feb. 1648 
„ William, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1611 and 20 June 1612 

See also Kinloch, Jonet. 

,, William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Apr. 161 5 

Dalnefell, William, webster in Dunbar H. 21 Nov. 1656 

Dalrymple, Charles, burgess of Ayr 6 June 1609 

„ David, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1638 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to James Peacock, barber, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Apr. 1688 
„ James, in Corshill, par. of Cumnock, sher. of Ayr 12 July 1605 

,, James, in Ovcr-Cranstoun. See Zuitt, Marcon. 

„ Jeane, relict of John More, writer in Edinburgh 9 Jan. 1662 

„ Jonet, Lady Camragane, sher. of Ayr 17 July 1605 

„ Kathcrine, sometime spouse to John Symsoun, in the Schal- 

loch, par. of Dalie, sher. of Ayr 8 Apr. 1601 

Dalvo, Andro, dancing-master in Edinburgh 19 Oct. 1686 

Dalzell, Agnes, sometime spouse to Richard M'Quliarg, in Littil- 

Kenmure, par. of Kirkcowane, sher. of Wigtown 29 June 1604 

,, Alexander, in Comond-hall 16 Oct. 1676 

,, Cristian, relict of John Dikson, indweller in Edinburgh 15 Nov. 1623 

„ David, in the Water of Leith, par. of St. Cuthbert 10 Feb. 161 5 

„ Dame Elizabeth, relict of Colonel Alexander Hamiltoun, 

general of the ArtHery 28 Mar. 1650 

„ Elizabeth ; and Alexander Schirref, in the West-Craig of 

Pagon, her husband 12 Feb. 1663 

„ James, portioner of the Dean, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 

1 July 1607 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Dec. 1606 and 23 Dec. 1614 
James, schoolmaster at Edinburgh, reader in the Grayfriar kirk thereof 

25 Nov. 1626 and 20 Mar. 1627 
See also M'Gill, Margaret. 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 101 

Dalzell, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 July 1628 

„ James, writer in Edinburgh 28 May 1659 

,, James, cooper, burgess of Edinburgh. See Blythe, Isobel. 
„ Mr. John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1612 

See also Buchanan, Susanna. 
„ John, of Lethans 15 July 1681 

„ Mr. John, minister at Prestounhauch. See Young, Elizabeth. 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Ingillis, pewderar, 

burgess of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1631 

„ Robert, wright in Edinburgh 19 Jan. 1684 

„ Thomas, son lawful to umquhile Hew D., merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 1 Jan. 1628 
,, William, in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 2 Mar. 161 1 
Damane, Sir Adrian, of Bisterfeild, knight, commissioner for the 

Low Country of Flanders 25 Nov. 1609 

See also Tayaris, Anna. 
„ Frederick, Sophia, and Hadrian, bairns lawful of um- 
quhile Sir Adrian Daman, of Bisterfeild, knight, 
sometime commissioner for the Low Country of 
Flanders 15 June 1610 

Dambie, Mrs. Jean, alias Stanlie, indweller in Edinburgh 11 Jan. 1700 

Damond, Sara. See Labarge, Jaques, indweller in Leith. 
Daniel, or Danzell, John, in Gylston. See Philip, Bessie. 
,, Jonet, sometime spouse to John Murray, timberman, indweller in Leith 

18 Jan. 161 5 
„ William, in Cockeny, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 20 Sept. 1623 
See also Hay, Isobel ; and Heriot, Jonet. 
Danielstoun, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See 
Johnston, Katherine. 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to umquhile Adam Couper, of 

Gogar, ordinary clerk of College of Justice 10 Mar. 1609 

„ Sir Robert, of Monjoy, knight, conservator of the privileges 
of the Scottish nation in the Low Countries, one of 
the Privy Council 4 Nov. 1625 

„ Robert, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Oct. 1622 

Danies, Jennet, relict of John Oliphant, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Jan. 1657 
Danskin, Donald, burgess of the Canongate 2 Jan. 1610 

Darge, James, servitor to the Laird of Wachtoun, constab. of Haddington 

17 Aug. 1624 
Darleithe, Arthur, in Spittell of Camroun, par. of Luss, sher. of Dumbarton 

16 June 1608 
„ Mr. John, indweller in Dunbar 19 Sept. 1671 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh 6 Apr. 1696 and 3 July 1700 

„ Katherine ; and Robert Rutherfoord, in Dunbar, her husband 29 June 1677 
Darling, Adam, in Blainslie. See Hall, Jonet. 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to James Wilson, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 3 Aug. 1621 

„ Bessie, spouse to William Cochrane, cup-maker in Keith-Merchall 

22 Dec. 1674 
„ Florence, in Chirneside. See Forman, Jonet. 

„ George, skipper, burgess of Queensferry 11 Oct. 1682 

„ George, elder, skipper in Queensferry 14 Mar. 1684 

„ James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1646 

„ Jeannett. See Hamilton, Richard, dagmaker in the Coldtoune. 
„ John, in Mirrelies 10 Dec. 1668 

„ John, in Rossy. See Morris, Margaret. 
„ John, in Halflangbarnis. See Yeaman, Elizabeth. 
„ Jonet, relict of John Lauder, in Innerwick, constab. of Haddington, 

20 Dec. 1617 
„ Jonet, spouse to John Leyes, wobster in Dirleton 14 Oct. 1663 



102 Co7nmissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Darling, Lowrance ; and Jonet Carfrae, his spouse 17 July 1669 

„ Patrick H. 15 Apr. 1653 

„ Peter, in Pettercraig, par. of Haddington 9 Oct. 1616 

David, Peter, in the Magdalanis. See Patoun, Jonet. 
Davidson, Agnes, sometime spouse to Thomas Patersone, bonnet- 
maker, burgess of Edinburgh 14 May 1607 
„ Alexander, in Kelso. See Home, Mausie. 

„ Alison, sometime spouse to James Mayne, indweller in Dunbar 10 July 161 1 
„ Alison, relict of Robert Olipher, indweller in Dunbar, 

constab. of Haddington 21 Jan. 1643 

„ Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 May 1646 and 31 Mar. 1647 
„ Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Sept. 1638 

„ Archibald, indweller in Edinburgh 28 June 1654 

„ Bessie, sometime servitrix to William Forrester, burgess, 

indweller in the Canongate 19 Feb. 1646 

„ Bessie, spouse to John Conynghame, tailor, burgess of 

Edinburgh I Mar. 1662 

,, Cristian, sometime spouse to David Proffeit, in Eister-toun 

of Dunloppie, in Angus 2 July 1607 

„ Cristian, daughter to umquhile Hcndrie D., in the Knowheid 

11 Dec. 1667 and 20 Feb. 1668 
,, Dorathie, sometime spouse to James Bell, merchant, bur- 
gess of Glasgow 2 Dec. 1608 
,, Edmond, in Stanehope-mylnes, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. 

of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1609 

„ Edward, in Cummertries, stew, of Annerdaill, sher. of Dumfries 

9 Mar. 1607 
„ Elizabeth, lawful sister to umquhile Captain John D., 

indweller in Edinburgh 19 Apr. 1623 

„ George, maltinan in Leith 24 Jan. 1698 

„ Gilbert, in Downan. See Henderson, Katherine. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to John Anderson, in Lekprevik, 

par. of Blantyre, sher. of Lanark 3 Dec. 1602 

„ Helen, widow 18 Feb. 1646 

„ Hindi)-, in Gaittsyd, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 4 July 1633 
Henry, tailor in the Canongate 20 Mar. 1676 

„ Henry, baxter, burgess of Linlithgow. See Thomson, Euphame. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to James Rae, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 5 Nov. 1620 

„ James, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 10 July 161 2 

„ James, herd in Glen, par. of Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 7 June 1614 
„ James, baxter, burgess of the Canongate 23 Dec. 1614 and 1 Aug. 1632 
,, James, mealmaker, indweller in Linlithgow 12 June 1662 

„ James, of Currehill, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1668 

„ James, burgess and indweller in the Canongate, keeper of 

the Tolbooth thereof 9 June 1668 

„ James, glover, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Marjore 

Grahame, his spouse 23 Aug. 1671 

„ James, of Semistoune, keeper of the Tolbooth. See Tweedie, Katherine. 
„ Janet, widow, indweller in the Canongate 4 Aug. 1646 

„ Jeane, relict of David Mitchell, burgess of Edinburgh 

23 Sept. 1645 an d 2 July 1649 
,, John, in Dunfermline, pensioner of the Kirk of In verkei thing 23 May 1606 
„ Mr. John, minister at Preston 28 Aug. 1607 

„ John, in Halhill 2 Feb. 1608 

„ Captain John, indweller in Edinburgh 8 Nov. 1619 

,, John, in Howatstoun, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 20 July 1622 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh 28 Aug. 1647 

„ John, of Clakleith, under-keeper of the Tolbooth of Edin- 
burgh, under Robert M'Kean, principal keeper 
thereof 15 Apr. 1653 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 103 

Davidson, John, keeper of the Abbey church of Holyroodhouse 28 Dec. 1658 
„ John, in Sklaitheugh 8 Oct. 1697 

„ John, in Dalkeith ; and Marion Leitch, his spouse 31 Jan. 1700 

„ John, merchant in Dunse. See Cockburne, Margaret. 
,, John, indweller in Musselburgh. See Gibson, Isobel. 
„ John, of Fynnatrie. See Reddie, Marion. 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Sympson, Agnes. 
„ John, burgess of Falkland. See Wilkie, Elizabeth. 
„ Jonet, spouse to Robert Muirheid, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

10 May 1608 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Penman, in Musselburgh, 

par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 20 Nov. 161 3 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Alexander Weir, merchant, 

indweller in Edinburgh 17 Oct. 1616 

,, Katherine, sometime spouse to Paskeir Collat, marikin- 

maker, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Dec. 1632 

„ Katherine, relict of William Quhyt, cutler, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 Sept. 1647 
„ Marion, relict of Peter Wilson, burgess of Queensferry 26 June 1621 

„ Marion, relict of Archibald Brown, in Newbigging, burgess 

of Musselburgh 22 Nov. 1631 

„ Marion, relict of Peter Eiston, in Broome.-park, indweller 

in Linlithgow 2 Feb. 1632 

,, Margaret, sometime spouse to William Hird, in the Horse- 

wynde, beside the Potterrow of Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1610 

„ Marjory, relict of Thomas Sandelands, baxter, burgess of 

Edinburgh 21 May 1646 

„ Mathew, bonnetmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Sept. 1606 

„ Robert, in Ballunno, par. of Forgund, sher. of Perth 27 Oct. 1601 

„ Robert, sometime portioner of Newlandis, par. of Dunfermline, Fife 

25 May 1605 
„ Robert, in the Chapel of Bathcat, sher. of Linlithgow 16 Feb. 16 14 

„ Robert, gairdner in Leith 2 Mar. 1646 

„ Robert, servitor to the Laird of Dundas 8 Feb. 1656 

„ Mr. Robert, minister at Stentoune 6 Jan. 1658 

,, Robert. See Webster, Robert, in Nether-Collane. 

„ Thomas, skipper, burgess of Dundee 6 Oct. 1601 

„ Thomas, burgess of Jedburgh, dweller in the Potterrow 28 Feb. 1605 

,, Thomas, seaman, burgess of Dunbar 20 July 1605 

„ Thomas, in Cakysyde, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 12 Jan. 1613 
„ Thomas, in the Water of Leith 16 July 1646 

„ Thomas, mariner, burgess of Dundee. See Whyte, Marjory. 
„ William, mariner in Kingorne 11 Feb. 1608 

„ Sir William, sometime conservator of the privileges of the 

Low Countries of Holland 6 July 1692 

Davie, Edward, in Torbane 1 Mar. 1653 

„ James, schoolmaster in Edinburgh 10 Mar. 1647 

„ James, in Kowhill 1 Mar. 1653 

„ James, in Coubinnie 6 Aug. 1675 

„ James, maltman, burgess of Linlithgow 11 Mar. 1679 

„ John, elder, in Gairdrum-hoill, par. of Livingston, sher. 

of Linlithgow 22 Dec. 1635 

See also Meik, Christian. 
John, in Kowhill, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 24 Aug. 1646 

John, in the Mayne of Balincreife 13 Dec. 1676 

John, tailor in Linlithgow 8 Nov. 168S 

John, in Gunis-wall. See Craig, Rachael. 
Marion, sometime spouse to Thomas Johnestoun, in Cow- 
hill, par. of Livingston, sher. of" Linlithgow 27 June 1604 
Ninian, in Netlingflet, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 4 June 1612 

See also Murray, Bessie. 



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iG4 Commissariot of Edinfatrgh. [1601-1700. 

Davie, l'atrik, maltman, burgess of Linlithgow 14 May 1655 

,, Robert 16 Jan. 1667 

„ Thomas, in Heriot-hous, par. of Heriott, slier, of Edinburgh 20 July 1610 
„ William, mealmaker at the \\ T est-port of Edinburgh 27 Apr. 1650 

,, William, sailor, indweller in Leith 11 Nov. 1656 

.. William, in Ballincreife-maines 11 Jan. 1671 and 24 Feb. 1680 

Davillouris, Sebastian, burgess of Edinburgh, sometime com- 
missar-clerk thereof 20 Apr. 1604 
Dawling, Bessy, sometime spouse of umquhile John Duncan, in 
Newlistoun-Gaitsyde, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of 
Linlithgow 21 Mar. 1616 
„ Euphame, spouse to George Allan, skipper in Borrow- 

stanes, par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 8 Feb. 1644 

,, George, skipper, burgess of Dysart 25 Feb. 1608 

„ George, in Echling, par. of Dummanie, sher. of Linlithgow 7 Dec. 161 5 
„ George, skipper in Queensferry 19 Aug. 1680 

„ Gilbert, baxter, indweller in Leith 13 Nov. 1628 

„ James, sledder, indweller in Leith 1 July 161 7 

„ James, younger, skipper, burgess of Queensferry 27 Jan. 1648 

„ James, in Echling, par. of Dymmanie, sher. of Linlithgow 23 June 1632 
„ James, mariner in Queensferry 3 Mar. 1670 

See also Little, Isobel. 
„ James, in Kirklistoun 5 June 1688 

„ James, late baillie of the Queensferry ; and Margaret D., 

his daughter 24 Oct. 1695 

„ James, skipper in South Queensferry. See Currer, Margaret. 
„ James, in Punschibulaw. See Meikle, Agnes. 
„ James, in Queensferry. See Mortoun, Elizabeth. 
„ Mr. John, advocate 1 June 1626 

See also Aitchison, Helen. 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Patrick Glasfuird, clerk of Leith 

14 Dec. 1633 
„ Richard, skipper in Borrowstounnes 25 Feb. 1648 

,, Robert, writer. See Cochrane, Jonet. 

,, Robert, brother-german to umquhile Mr. John D., advocate 9 Mar. 1626 
„ Robert, skipper, indweller in Queensferry, sher. of Linlithgow 

21 Apr. 1641 
„ Robert, mariner in Queensferry 19 Aug. 1669 

„ Thomas, son to umquhile Mr. John D., advocate 24 June 1642 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Purves, Jonet. 
Dawsone, Agnes ; and Robert Craige, farmer in Beinstoun, her spouse 

H. 12 Dec. 1657 
,, Elizabeth, spouse to Peter Carkettill, merchant, burgess of 

Haddington H. 4 Jan. 1653 

„ George, skipper in Leith 16 Dec. 1607 

„ James, ordinary officer of the Canongate 19 May 1646 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1646 

See also Hislop, Jean. 
,, John, in Easter-Broomhouse 14 July 1675 

„ John, in Beltan. See Binning, Margaret. 
„ John, in Dalkeith. See Greive, Margaret. 
„ John, in Wester-Brumhouses. See Nisbitt, Margaret. 

,, Jonet, spouse to James Rutherfurd, indweller in Leith 16 May 1629 

,, Jonet, sometime spouse to Bartilmo Young, in Nidrie 10 Feb. 1630 

,, Katherine, sometime spouse to Andro Walker, in Kingask, 

par. of St. Andrews, Fife 27 June 1601 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Robert Mure, baxter in 

Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Nov. 1626 

„ Marion, relict of James Oswald, burgess of Stirling 10 June 1608 

,, Robert, skipper, indweller in Leith 10 Jan. 1616 

., Robert, burgess of Haddington 22 Apr. 1665 






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Dawsone, Robert, merchant, burgess of Haddington. See Goodall, Helen. 
„ Thomas, in Colmsliemylne 13 Apr. 1608 

„ Thomas, in Brokisburne, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 

7 June 1637 

„ Walter, indweller in Leith 1 July 1609 

„ William, in Quhytkirk, constab. of Haddington 26 July 1610 

Deaneisse, David, merchant in Birrica, in Norway 23 May 1654 

Deanes, Agnes, relict of James Johnstoun, indweller at the 

Craigwall at the Back of the Canongate 30 Oct. 1645 

„ Agnes, spouse to James Bell, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 Oct. 1666 
,, Alison, spouse to Alexander Deanes, in Miekle-Pinkerton 12 Nov. 1675 
„ Andrew, in Washing-well 8 Mar. 1662 

„ George, in Littill-Spot, constab. of Haddington 31 July 1635 

„ George, advocate 16 July 1652 

See also Corsar, Barbara. 
„ George, in Littell-Spott H. 13 Oct. 1652 

George, portioner in Preston-pans 4 Nov. 1699 

Grissell, daughter to umquhile Thomas D., of Tarbrax, 
sometime servitrix to David Huntar, merchant, 
burgess of Edinburgh 11 Feb. 1636 

„ Hendrie, in Beltaine 1 Mar. 1683 

„ Isobel, spouse to John Denholme, in Wodhall H. 30 Mar. 1653 

,, Isobel. See Lock, William, at Ha-Heriot-kirk. 

„ James, messenger in Spot, constab. of Haddington 16 Apr. 1623 

„ James, in Brokhouse, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Apr. 1631 

„ James, in Godscroft H. 28 Dec. 1652 

„ Mr. James, of Woodhouslie, advocate 6 Nov. 1686 

„ James, late baillie of the Canongate 

11 Aug. 1678, 24 Aug. 1692, 6 Mar. 1703, and 13 Feb. 1706 
,, James, smith in Preston-pans 20 Jan. 1699 

„ James, baillie of the Canongate. See Barclay, Nicolas. 
„ John, indweller in Leith-wynd 20 Mar. 1646 

Marion, sometime spouse to John Forsyth, in Airthrie-heid, 

par. of Eglismauchane, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Nov. 161 7 

„ Robert, sometime servitor to the Laird of Ormestoune 17 Sept. 1652 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Robertson, Helen. 
„ William, skipper, burgess of Irving 7 Jan. 1691 

Deas (Daes), Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 1684 

,, jeane, spouse to Alexander Carmichaeli, in the Nungait of 

Haddington 8 Sept. 1668 

„ John, burgess of Dundee. See Guthrie, Christian. 

„ Robert, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1633 

See also Borthwick, Marion. 
Demaliveme, Anna, relict of Mr. . . . Boyd, of Trochrig 14 Dec. 1654 

Dempster, Agnes, sometime spouse to John Wauch, in Keir, par. 

of Halywod, sher. of Dumfries 2 Apr. 1604 

,, Charles, of Balrowney, par. of Menmuir, in Angus 7 July 1602 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Thomas Arnot, in Balrowney, 

par. of Menmure, in Angus 8 Mar. 1606 

„ Grissell, spouse to James Duncan, miller and indweller 

at the Brig-mylne of Cramond 22 June 1649 

Dempstertoun, Elizabeth, spouse to Robert Angus, in the Eist 

syde of Craubo 9 Feb. 1608 

„ Henry, burgess of Pettinweyme in Fife 2 June 1607 

,, Magdaline, sometime spouse to John Houstoune, indweller in Leith 

1 May 1613 

Denholme, Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 May and 14 June 1623 

„ Andrew, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Apr. 1662 

„ Cuthbert, in Dreghorne 30 Jan. 1665 

„ David, in Natoun, sher. of Edinburgh 23 Oct. 1640 



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Denholme, David, indweller in NewtOUI) 20 Jan. 1645 

„ David, in Newtoun. See Wright, Magdalen. 

Edward, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Apr. and 7 Aug. 1646 

Elspcth, spouse to William Sinclar, in Auldhamstockmylne 6 Aug. 1662 
George, in Eister-Aikingaw, par. of Innerweik, constab. of 

Haddington 10 July 1641 

( ieorge, fermourcr in Aikengalls, par. of Innerweik 28 Jan. 1686 

See also James, Jonet. 
Isobel, spouse to Andro Oswald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Oct. 1639 
James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Aug. 1655 

James, in Innerweik 3 Jan. 1687 

Jeane, sometime spouse to William Sinclair, in Waderlie, 

par. of Innerveik, constab. of Haddington 10 July 161 1 

John, in Gremis, par. of Carnweth, sher. of Lanark 8 Mar. 1606 

John, in Aikingall, par. of Innerwik, constab. of Haddington 8 Feb. 1612 
John, in Brankstounc 26 Apr. 1676 

John, in Pamertoune 26 Apr. 1676 

John, in Maurs-mylne 28 Jan. 1679 an d 2 5 Sept. 1680 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Cranstoun, 

Helen ; Fairlie, Margaret. 
John, in Wodhall. See Deanes, Isobel. 

Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile David D., in Naetoune 1 1 July 1663 
Margaret, spouse to William Fergusone, elder, in Wester-Haills 

6 July 1664 
Margaret, relict of Lieutenant Moncreif 27 Feb. 1694 

Robert, in Muirhouse 20 Mar. 1674 

Samuel, merchant in Edinburgh 9 Dec. 1675 

Thomas, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Feb. 1620 

„ Thomas, in Birniknowis, par. of Innerweik, constab. of Haddington 

27 May 1624 
„ Thomas, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Dec. 1647 

„ William, in Trippislaw, par. of Innerwick, constab. of Haddington 

13 Jan. 1601 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Dec. 1605 

„ William, in Tripslaw, par. of Innerweik 30 Oct. 1661 

„ William, in Trislaw. See Corsar, Mareon. 

Dennie, George, traveller, indweller in Linlithgow 20 Apr. and 3 Oct. 1631 

„ Walter, burgess of Dumbarton. See Nikkaye, Beatrix. 
Dennistoune, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Sept. 1665 

Andrew, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Mar. 1664 

Anna, spouse to Mr. Alexander Paterson, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 2 Aug. 1672 
,, Mr. David, son lawful to James D., goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 

12 Mar. 1655 
„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, indweller in Leith 6 Feb. 1668 
„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Aug. 1670 

„ Helen, relict of Mr. Alexander Fairlie, indweller in Edinburgh 

30 Apr. 1664 
„ Jonet, spouse to Thomas Fairholmc, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 Sept. 1663 
,, John, son lawful to umquhile Robert D., goldsmith, burgess 

of Edinburgh 16 Feb. 1642 

„ James, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Feb. 1654 

See also Aikenhead, Bessie. 
„ Sir Robert, of Montjoy. See Gibson, Dame Cristian. 
„ Walter, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 30 May 1632 

Denoon, Alexander, indweller in Canongate. See M 'Andrew, Elizabeth. 

,, Alexander, in Pittegartie. See Ross, Elspcth. 
Deuchar, William, of that Ilk, par. of Fame, in Angus 2 Feb. 1602 

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Deuchares, John, skletter, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 

Devatie, Thomas, violer, indweller in the Canongate 7 Jan. 

Devose, Barnet, soapmaker in Rotterdam, Holland 25 Apr. 

Dewar, Abraham, burgess of Birren, in Norraway 8 July 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to George Adnistoun, in Currant, 

par. of Heriot-Mure, sher. of Edinburgh 23 July 1623 

„ Alison, spouse to John Dowglas, younger, mason, burgess 
of Haddington 

„ George, indweller in Pleisandis, beside Edinburgh 

„ George, indweller at the West-port of Edinburgh 

„ Henry, in Lathamond, par, of Dunfermline, Fife 

„ James, servitor to George Hoome, of Fuird H 

„ James, in North-Belton 

,, James. See Ramsay, Bessie. 

„ Jane, sometime spouse to James Cranston, portioner of 
Bold, par. of Traquair, sher. of Peebles 

„ John, portioner in Gokstoun, par. of St. Andrews 

„ John, in Foulfuird, par. of Dunfermline, Fife 

„ John, burgess of Stirling 

„ John, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ John, weaver in Newbigging 

„ John, in Capelaw. See Todrig, Isobel. 

„ Marjory, relict of John Gray, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Michaell, elder, in Wester-Crichtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 

„ Michael, in Crichtoun. See Martin, Margaret. 

„ Robert, in Rescobie 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ William, in Carrington 

„ William, indweller in the Canongate. See Scott, Marion. 
Dick, Agnes. See Crawford, Mr. Robert, M.D. in Edinburgh. 

„ Alexander, in the Hauche of Kilpont, par. of Kirkliston, 
sher. of Linlithgow 

„ Mr. Alexander, of Heugh 

See also Rochhead, Helen. 

„ Andro, in Starlaw, par. of Bathgate 

„ Andro, in Eastfield of Inglistoune 

„ Mr. Andro, son to the deceased Sir Andrew D., of Craighouse 

1 Apr. 1695 

„ Andro, in Scuney-hill of New-grange. See Morris, Cristian. 

„ Mr. Andrew, of Craighouse. See Morrison, Cristian. 

„ Archibald, fiesher, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Jan. 1664 

,, Archibald, in Duntervie. See Hamilton, Margaret. 

„ Bessie, lawful daughter of umquhile John D., merchant, 
burgess of Edinburgh, and sometime spouse to 
John Porterfeild, merchant, burgess of the said burgh 28 Dec. 

,, Cristian, sometime spouse to Harry Moreson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 30 Mar. 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Robert Russell, in Fald- 

house, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 10 Jan. 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to Mr. Andrew Massie, Regent of the 



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4 July 

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14 June 

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George, in Paistoun, par. of Ormestoun, constab. of Haddington 

2 5 J u ty 
George, son to Alexander D., writer in Edinburgh 21 Dec. 

George, merchant-traveller in England and Scotland 8 Nov. 
Gilbert, in Kincavill, par. of Linlithgow 4 June 
Gilbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Forman, Alison. 
Harry, weaver, burgess of Edinburgh. See Pringle, Bessie. 
Helen, sometime spouse to Archibald Geillis, elder, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Mar. 
Helen, spouse to John Young, sledder in St. Ninian's Row 18 June 



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108 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Dick, Isobel, sometime spouse to John Spence, in Auldlistoun, 

par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 22 July 1635 

„ Isobel, relict of Thomas Dobie, baxter in Dalkeith 26 Nov. 1684 

„ James, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Jan. 1628 

„ James, in Coaldein 22 Oct. 1677 

,, James, sailor in Borrowstones 16 Nov. 1686 

„ Jean, lawful daughter to the deceased Robert D., tenant in Tocksyde 

7 July 1691 
., John, locksmith, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Nov. 1619 

„ John, in Coudoune ; and Isobel Kirkwod, his spouse 16 July 1624 

„ John, in Haugh of Kynpunt, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 

28 July 1635 
„ John, in Brokisburn, par. of Strabrok, sher. of Linlithgow 8 Apr. 1646 

„ John, in Starla 7 July 1C47 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1649 

„ Mr. John, son lawful to the deceased Mr. John D., of Braid 13 Jan. 1682 
„ John, merchant and indweller in Linlithgow 10 Feb. 1682 

„ John, sometime baillie of Queensferry 15 July 1700 

„ John, in Cowquhaillie. Sec Alexander, Cristian. 
„ John, in the Queensferry. See Pontoun, Jonet. 
,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Stewart, Margaret. 
„ Jonet, spouse to David Allane, burgess of Perth 20 Sept. 1606 

,, Jonet, spouse to James Inglis in Bormey, par. of Linlithgow 18 Feb. 1624 
„ Jonet. See M'Math, Jonet. 
„ Dame Katherine, sometime spouse to Sir William Nisbitt, 

of the Dean, knight, sometime provost of Edinburgh 26 Sept. 1631 
„ Lues, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Oct. and 19 Dec. 1648 

„ Lues, son lawful to William D., of Braid, knight, provost 

of Edinburgh 5 Jan. 1653 

„ Margaret. See Gillespie, Alexander, town-officer of Edinburgh. 
„ Marion, relict of Daniel Rose, keeper of the Tolbooth of 

the Canongate 11 Mar. 1679 

,, Patrik, in Ormestoun, constab. of Haddington 11 Jun. 1624 

See also Pringle, Jean. 
„ Rebecca, sometime spouse to John Hog, in Dalkeith, sher. 

of Edinburgh 19 Mar. 1632 

„ Robert, in Keirhill, par. of Stratoun 20 Feb. 1609 

„ Robert, indweller in Edinburgh. See Anderson, Elspeth. 
„ William, in Cattclbok, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 

3 June 1602 and 25 June 1604 
„ William, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 June 1648 

,, William, fiesher in Dalkeith 24 Jan. 1677 

„ William, in Barron-Stonnie-hall 30 Oct. 1678 

„ Sir William, of Braid, knight 25 Mar. 1GS1, 11 Sept. 1686, and 9 July 1691 
„ William, merchant in Linlithgow 3 Mar. 1691 

„ Mr. William, of Braid. See Duncan, Elizabeth. 
Dickie, James, in Gill. See Ritchie, Margaret. 

„ Mathew, merchant in Edinburgh 30 Dec. 1689 

Dickson, Agnes, spouse to John Garvie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 Apr. 1645 
„ Agnes, indweller in Edinburgh 7 May 1674 

,, Alexander, merchant in Dirleton 15 Apr. 1668 

,, Alexander, in Dirleton. See Lindesay, Annabel. 
„ Aleson, sometime spouse to Andro Dikson in Dounhill of 

Spot, constab. of Haddington 7 Feb. 1626 

,, Andro, merchant, burgess of Peebles 19 July 1605 

„ Andro, indweller in Leith. See Redpeth, Elizabeth. 
„ Andro, wobster in Peebles. See Wilson, Jonet. 

„ Archibald, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1C81 

„ Barbara, sometime spouse to Robert Stevenstoun, ship- 
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Dickson, Bessie, sometime spouse to William Bannatyne, in 

Schawheid, par. of Craufurd-John, sher. of Lanark 20 May 1606 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to James Peirsoun, flesher, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 June 1612 

„ Charles, baillie of the Barronie of Innerleith, indweller in 

the Potterrow 12 Nov. 1602 

„ Charles, sometime baillie of the Potterraw. See Kincaid, Jonet. 
„ Cristian. See Cranston, William, of Gilmerton. 

„ Cristian. See Haward, Robert, Englishman, indweller in Edinburgh. 
„ David, principal Warden of his Majesty's Cunzehouse, 

burgess of Edinburgh 5 July 1632 

See also Harlaw, Margaret. 
„ Mr. David, preacher in Edinburg, hprofessor of Theology 

in the College thereof 20 Mar. 1663 

Edward, tailor at the West-port of Edinburgh 23 May 1605 

Elizabeth, sometime spouse to John Dickson, in Startup, 

par. of Garvat, constab. of Haddington 12 Dec. 161 8 

Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Thomas Wrycht, hatmaker, 

burgess of Edinburgh 12 July 1631 

George, in Litem, par. of Ecclis, sher. of Berwick 17 June 1608 

Helen, sometime spouse to Alexander Luggat, in Hilend, 

par. of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 23 June 1609 

Helen, sometime spouse to John Flemynge, in Hardill, 

par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 1 June 1624 

Helen, sometime spouse to David Ronald, in Paiston, par. 

of Ormeston, constab. of Haddington 4 Mar. 1632 

Helen, spouse to James Bannatyne, of Newhall 9 June 1669 and 11 Dec. 1693 
Helen, Lady Newhall. See Broun, John, merchant in Edinburgh. 
Henry, wobster in Longniddrie 1 May 1629 

Hew, indweller in Haddington 2 Mar. 1605 and 13 Feb. 1613 

Isobel, sometime spouse to Simon Reidpeth, of Angilraw, 

par. of Grinlaw, sher. of Berwick 23 May 1605 

Isobel, sometime spouse to John Hay, in Gemmelstoun, 

par. of Bothanes, constab. of Haddington 17 June 1620 

Isobel, relict of George Thomson, in Gulane, par. of 

Dirlton, constab. of Haddington 15 Jan. 1649 

Dame Isobel, relict of Sir James Stewart of Kirkhill 13 Sept. 1697 

James, in Dirletoun, par. of Gullan, constab. of Haddington 17 Feb. 1610 
„ James, fermorar at Hirdmestoun, par. of Salton, constab. 

of Haddington 29 Nov. 1626 

„ James, in Snadoun, par. of Garvat, constab. of Haddington 19 June 1634 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Apr. 1646 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Oct. 1670 

James, indweller in Clerkington ; and Margaret Grew, his spouse 

1 June 1648 
James, in East-Houps H. 27 Oct. 1656 

James, litster, burgess of Linlithgow 21 Jan. 1663 

James, in the Pirne. See Aitchesone, Marion. 
James, in Tranent. See Cowan, Jonet. 
James, flesher, burgess of Ayr. See Forrest, Elspeth. 
James, writer in Edinburgh. See Little, Sara. 
Jeane. See King, William, farmer, indweller in the Houlls 
of Collingtoune. 
„ John, in the Woult, par. of Ecklis, sher. of Berwick 7 July 1601 

„ John, sher. of Peebles 20 July 1605 

„ John, of Quhytrig, par. of Ecklis, sher. of Berwick 15 Mar. 1609 

John, in Zester, par. of Bothans, constab. of Haddington 13 June 1616 

John, in Terrireoch, par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 4 July 1616 

See also Meek, Margaret. 
John, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 18 May 1631 

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Dickson, John, portioner of the Abbey of Haddington, constab. 

of Haddington 5 Dec. 1634 

See also Phin, Jean. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Dec. 1638 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and indweller in Leith 

30 Dec. 1640 
„ John, sometime servitor to Mr. Andrew Hamilton, and 

Anna Hay, his spouse 24 Sept. 1644 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1646 

„ John, in Murburne 8 Jan. 1662 

„ John, smith in Wester-Crichton 8 Apr. 1663 

„ John, sometime baillie of the Potteraw 24 June 1664 

„ John, indweller in Haddington 18 Jan. 1681 

„ Mr. John, of Whitsleid 22 Mar. 1684 

„ John, son to the deceased John D., in Potterraw 30 Jan. 1686 

„ John, bookmaker in Leith. See Anderson, Marion. 
„ John, portioner of Whitsumlaws. See Chirnsyde, Marion. 
„ John, indweller in Edinburgh. See Dalzell, Cristian. 
„ John, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh. See Donaldson, Margaret. 
„ John. See Gray, Isobel. 
„ John, in Kailzie. See Scott, Bessie. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to David Thomeson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 1636 

„ Jonet, relict of Hew Ker, minister at Lyne 29 Jan. 1675 

„ Jonet, relict of John Hog, portioner of Dalkeith 3 Mar. 1687 

„ Katherine, relict of David Vauss, indweller in Leith 

20 Feb. 1601 and 27 Feb. 1606 
„ Katherine, relict of George Thomson, merchant, indweller 

in Leith 6 Aug. 1646 

„ Margaret, relict of Robert Herreis, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

7 May 1607 
„ Margaret, spouse to John Bailzie, in Dalkeith, slier, of Edinburgh 

7 July 1641 
„ Margaret, widow in Edinburgh 23 Apr. 1646 

„ Margaret, relict of James Mitchelson, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 5 Mar. 1668 

„ Margaret, indweller in Edinburgh 7 Dec. 1693 

„ Margaret, spouse to Thomas Scott. See Wyllie, Katherine. 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Tailliour, in Plesandis, 

beside Edinburgh 3 Aug. 1605 

„ Marion, spouse to umquhile James Bartaine, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1608 

„ Marion, relict of Thomas Craufurd, goldsmith, burgess of 

Edinburgh 17 Oct. 1651 

„ Ninian, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Watson, Margaret. 
„ Patrick, indweller in Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1643 

„ Patrick, writer in Edinburgh 17 Sept. 1651 

„ Patrick, indweller in Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1668 

„ Richard, son lawful to Mr. Richard D., minister at Kinneill 10 June 1646 
„ Mr. Richard, minister at Kinneill I Aug. 1648 

„ Robert, of Buchtrig, par. of Ecklis, sher. of Berwick 20 Jan. 1603 

„ Robert, maltman, in Pokatsleiff, at the West-port of Edinburgh 

28 July 1603 
„ Robert, of Ormestoun, par. of Innerleithen, sher. of Peebles 6 Mar. 1605 
„ Robert, elder, of Over-Maynis, par. of Ecklis, sher. of Berwick 7 Jan. 161 2 
„ Robert, indweller in Haddington 11 Dec. 1612 

„ Robert, in Catcune-Malt-Barn, par. of Borthuick, sher. of 

Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1619 

„ Robert, in Turnie-dykis 23 Dec. 1629 

Sec Wilson, Jonet. 
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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 1 1 1 

Dickson, Robert, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Aug. 1700 

„ Robert, in West-houpe. See Bertram, Alison. 
„ Robert, in the provost place of Crichton. See Hall, Marion. 
„ Robert, in Mureburn. See Hay, Jonet. 
„ Robert, maltman in Leith. See Laurie, Margaret. 
„ Robert (Thomas), in Penstoun. See Penny, Helen. 
, Robert, in Bolton. See Powa, Elizabeth. 

„ Mr. Thomas, vicar of Torphichen, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1601 

„ Thomas, in Gallowscheillis, par. of Lindene, sher. of Roxburgh 6 Dec. 1606 
„ Thomas, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Jan. 1620 

„ Thomas, apothecar, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Nov. 1629 

„ Thomas, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Feb. 1647 

See also Carnegie, Christian. 
„ Thomas, in Easthopis H. 26 June 1656 

„ Thomas, W.S. 8 June 167 1 

„ Thomas, in Langniddrie. See Gray, Jonet. 
„ Thomas, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh. See Ritchie, Isobel. 
„ William, greive in Gairltoun, par. of Haddington 17 Apr. 1635 

„ William, indweller in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Nov. 1639 

„ William, soldier in Colonel Cuningham's Regiment of 

Dragoons 16 Mar. 1693 

„ William, in Ednem. See Trotter, Eufame. 
Diddope, John, cordiner in the Canongate 4 Dec. 1674 

Din, James, in Scheillis. See Thomson, Katherine. 

„ Robert, younger, baxter, burgess of Dysart 2 Mar. 1608 

Dingwall, John, indweller in Canongate 5 Mar, 1698 

Dippe, Robert, trunkmaker in Caldton 23 Apr. 1671 

Dirltoune, James, Earl of 28 July 1652 and 21 Nov. 1674 

Dischingtoun, James, pantoun-heilmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 1642 

„ James, fermour in Elphingston H. 15 Aug. 1656 

„ James, sadler, burgess of Edinburgh. See Sinclair, Jonet. 
„ James, merchant, citiner in St. Andrews. See Watson, Margaret. 
„ Margaret, Lady Langhirdmanstoune, par. of Currie, sher. of Edinburgh 

31 May 1613 
Dixon, George, in Zester H. 24 Jan. 1653 

„ William, of Hedderweick H. 8 Jan. 1653 

Dobie, Adam, in Wester-Garmiltoun, par. of Prestounkirk, con- 
stab, of Haddington 5 Apr. 1610 
„ Agnes, relict of Robert M'Neische, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

6 Aug. 1646 
„ Cuthbert, fermorar in Congiltoun, par. of Gulane, constab. 

of Haddington 24 Mar. 1615 

„ David, in Brigneis, par. of Carridine, sher. of Edinburgh 17 Aug. 1627 

„ Elspeth, spouse to John Nisbitt, merchant in Edinburgh 10 Aug. 1661 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to John Wallance, in Cronberrie 

in Kyle, par. of Auchinleck, sher. of Ayr 14 Sept. 1608 

„ James, brother-german to Robert D., of Stonhill 5 Feb. 1656 

„ John, in Roslin, par. of Leswaid, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1606 

„ John, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Apr. 1617 

See also Oustean, Lilias. 
„ John, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 3I_/#/j/t629 

„ John, in Grange. See Conquergood, Jean. 

„ Jonet, spouse to William Smith, in Wauchtoune H. 6 June 1652 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Nicoll Watson, in the Spout, 

beside Lessuaid, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Jan. 1619 

„ Mausie, lawful daughter to umquhile Sir Robert D., of 

Stanyhill, knight 19 July 1625 

„ Richard, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Mar. 1613 and 6 Mar. 1639 
„ Richard, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1636 

„ Richard, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh See Weir, Mause. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Apr. 161 2 



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Dobie, Sir Robert, of Stanicbill, knight, par. of Inveresk, sher. of 

Edinburgh 1 Jan. 

Robert, servitor to the Laird of Dundas, younger 29 June 

Robert, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Feb. 

Thomas, son lawful to umquhile John D., in Roslin, par. of 

Lessuaid, sher. of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 

„ Thomas, baxter in Dalkeith 12 Jan. 

„ Thomas, in Dalkeith. See Dick, Isobel. 

„ William, in Polton-mylne, par. of Leswaid, sher. of Edinburgh 1 1 Mar. 
,, William, in Brigneis. See Livingston, Geills. 
Dobson, Alexander, sadler, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Feb. 

,, Patrick, in Congilton. See Temple, Barbara. 
Dods, Andro, in West-hall. See Miller, Margaret. 
,, Bessie, relict of James Matheson, indweller in Leith 21 Feb. 

„ Edward, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Aug. 16S6 and 13 Aug, 



James, tailor in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

John, in Penniescheillis, par. of Quhittingham, constab. of 

Haddington 
John, in Johnscleuche H 

John, gardener in Hull, Co. of Northumberland, in England 
John, maltman in Haddington. See Home, Marion. 
Marion, servitrix to the Lady Blackburne 
Patrick, maltman in Haddington 

Robert, in Sowtray-barns, par. of Sowtray, sher. of Edinburgh 
Robert, in Hairehead 
Thomas, plumber, burgess of Edinburgh 



20 Feb. 
1 Jan. 

20 June 
30 Apr. 
10 July 



18 July 

6 July 

28 Jan. 

H. 5 June 

14 Sept. 

William, in Punscheill, par. of Whittingham, constab. of Haddington 

21 Dec. 
Dog, Thomas, baxter, burgess of Perth 4 May 

See also Gardner, Christian. 
Doig, Jonet, indweller in Edinburgh 2 Mar. 

Don, Agnes, sometime spouse to William Keine, in Quhytehill- 

burne-heid, par. of Musselburgh, sher. of Edinburgh 29 Feb. 
„ Alexander, chopman in Fettircairn, in the Mearns 29 Nov. 

„ Marion, indweller in Edinburgh, daughter to umquhile 

John D., in Frew 3 Aug. 

Donald, Adam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Mar. 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 June 

„ Elspeth, lawful daughter to umquhile David D., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 5 Dec. 

Donaldson, Agnes, indweller in Leith 20 July 

„ Alexander, flesher, burgess of Haddington 19 July 

„ Alexander, weivar in the Water of Leith 24 Dec. 

„ Alexander, in Quhitburne. See Bryce, Agnes. 
„ Andro, cordiner, burgess of Dundee 16 Nov. 

See also Thomson, Bessie. 
„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Nov. 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Perth. Sec Cock, Isobel. 
„ Christian, spouse to William Henderson, tailor and vin- 

tiner in Edinburgh 23 Oct. 

„ Christian, relict of Alexander Anderson, cook, burgess of 
Edinburgh, and spouse to William Henderson, 
tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 16 May 

David, alias Keir, in Balbartane, par. of Kinghorn in Fife 3 Jan. 

David, in Gelven 1 1 Mar. 

George, in the Potterrow 20 Feb. 

George, in Abernethy, sher. of Perth 19 June 

Geillis, relict of Walter Gray, merchant, burgess of Perth 28 Dec. 
Isobel, sometime spouse to James Donaldson, maltman, 

burgess of Perth 7 Dec. 1603 



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Donaldson, Mr. James, advocate 
„ James, skinner, burgess of Perth 
„ James, wobster, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ James, flesher, indweller in Leith 

See also Robertson, Sara. 
„ James, servitor to Andro Riddell, of Nether-Hairtsyd 
„ James, seaman in Prestonpans 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Tindell, Katherine. 
„ Janet, and John Clerk, deacon of the weavers of Edinburgh 1 July 1658 
„ John, burgess of Perth 10 Feb. 1604 

„ John, in the Sklaitfuird of Edzell in Angus 20 July 1605 

„ John, in Davidstoun, par. of Kedder, sher. of Lanark 18 June 1606 

„ John, in Tempiltoun of Balgrowgow, par. of Nevay, sher. of Forfar 

6 June 1607 
„ John, webster, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Apr. 1608 

,, John, alias Rentoull, burgess of Perth, servitor to James, 

Lord of Balmerinoche, Lord President (vol. 45) 29 Sept. 1609 

„ John, skipper in Leith 29 Nov. 1671 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Rowane, Katherine. 
„ Lawrence, merchant in Edinburgh 16 June 1699 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Dikeson, maltman, 

burgess of Edinburgh 13 Mar. 1616 

„ Mungo, in Melrose. See Notman, Jonet. 

„ Nicoll, flesher, burgess of Coupar in Fife 20 July 1605 

„ Patrick, wiver, burgess of Edinburgh. See Young, Margaret. 
„ Richard, maltman, burgess of Glasgow. See Kyle, Isobel. 
„ Mr. Robert, William, Joseph, and Dame Margaret, lawful 

bairnes to umquhile Mr. James D., advocate 17 Mar. 1654 

„ William, maltman, burgess of Perth 3 Mar. 1609 

„ William, crippell in Quhytburne 31 July 1629 

„ William, tailor, indweller in the Canongate 28 Mar. 1632 

„ William, stabler in Canongate 3 Jan. 1679 

„ William, of Polduff. See Corstorphine, Bessie. 
Donyng, Alexander, fiar of Wester-Creiff. See Murray, Beatrix. 
Dormond, Archibald, sailmaker in Leith 31 Dec. 1691 and 14 Mar. 1693 

Dote, Beatrix, relict of John Cockburne, in Longhermiston 15 Jan. 1664 

Dougall, Andrew, in Vogrie, par. of Borthuik, sher. of Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1626 
„ Andrew, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 8 June 1641 

„ Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Smaill, Bessie. 
„ Bessie, relict of James Henryson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

13 Nov. 1 65 1 
„ James, of Nunlands 28 Aug. 1695 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Dec. 1601 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Jan. 1658 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Sclater, Isobel. 
„ Margaret, spouse to John Penman, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

28 Nov. 1654 
„ Mark, merchant, burgess of Perth, indweller in Edinburgh 22 July 1605 
„ Mausie, spouse to John Gibson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

22 Oct. 1655 
„ Michael, merchant, burgess of Sanquhar 17 Mar. 1606 

„ Michael, tailor in Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 19 June 1624 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Mar. 1623 

See also Aikenhead, Janet. 
„ Thomas, maltman in Leith 2 Mar. 1610 

„ Thomas, in Newbottill ; and Cristian Champnay, his relict, 

par. thereof, sher. of Edinburgh 19 June 1624 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1646 

See also Charteris, Margaret. 
„ William, merchant in Dalkeith 20 Sept. 1652 

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114 Commissariat of Edinbtirgh. [i 601-1700. 

Douglas, Mr. Adam, minister at Crailing, sher. of Roxburgh 22 July 1607 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to James Pringill, indweller in Kelso 25 May 1603 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to James Baillie, of Mills of 

Dunsyre, sher. of Lanark (vol. 45) 25 Dec. 1609 

„ Agnes, lawful daughter to umquhile John D., elder, of Over-Scheill 

5 Apr. 1665 
„ Alexander, captain of Tamptalloun, par. of North Berwick, 

constab. of Haddington 11 July 1603 

„ Mr. Alexander, minister at Whittinghame H. 28 Sept. and 30 Nov. 1654 
„ Alexander, lawful son to the deceased Robert D., of Blackerston 

22 Apr. 1680 
„ Alexander, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Sept. 1684 

„ Alexander, hatmaker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Douglas, Jean. 
„ Andro, in Tranent, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Nov. 1608 

„ Andrew, precentor at the kirk of Borthuick 17 Dec. 1658 

„ Dame Anna, Lady Semple, elder 5 Apr. 1688 

„ Archibald, elder, in Carrounhill, par. of Mortoun, sher. of 

Dumfries 20 Mar. 1605 

„ Archibald, maltman, indweller in Leith 22 Jan. 161 2 

„ Sir Archibald, of Whilingham, knight, constab. of Haddington 

29 Feb. 1632 
„ Archibald, of Gremer, sometime servitor to William, Earl of 

Morton 10 Feb. 1634 

„ Sir Archibald, of Spott, knight 1 July 1647, 13 Dec. 1649, and 31 May 1650 
„ Archibald, late Captain of Tamtallan H. 22 Mar. 1653 

„ Archibald, of Harlawes 4 July 1644 

See also Young, Barbara. 
„ Archibald, brother-german to the Laird of Mouswald, 

merchant-traveller in England 19 Feb. 1692 

„ Archibald, of Staniepeth. See Tindell, Margaret. 

„ Sir Arthur, of Quhitingham 12 Jan. 1644 

„ Barbara, sometime spouse to Thomas Stanehouse, portioner 

of Maistertoun, par. of Dunfermline in Fife 11 June 1605 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to George Scott, of Castelsyd, 

par. of Askirk, sher. of Roxburgh 1 Nov. 1603 

„ Catherine, relict of George Patoune, in Dalkeith 21 Feb. 1650 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to John Achmoutie, of Skougall, 

one of his Majesty's bed-chamber 16 Nov. 1615 

„ Dame Cristian, sometime spouse to Alexander, Earl of 

Home, par. of Home, sher. of Berwick 29 June 1608 

„ Mrs. Cristian, relict of Mr. Richard Dowglas, of Brochills 20 Nov. 1647 
„ Cristian, relict of John M'Cairne, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Apr. 1650 
„ David, in Craigluscour, par. of Dunfermline in Fife 19 Jan. 1603 

„ David, indweller in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1624 

„ David, mealmakcr in the Potterraw ; and Marion Reid, 

his spouse 20 June 1649 

„ David, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 18 June 1652 

„ Mr David, advocate 25 Sept. 1700 

„ Duncan, in Glenhalloch, par. of Monygoff, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

13 June 1603 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Mr. Samuel Cokburne, of 

Tempill, par. thereof, sher. of Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1601 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to William Calderwod, in 

Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 20 June 1618 

„ Elizabeth, daughter to Mr. William D., of Stanepeth 17 Aug. 1637 

„ Dame Elizabeth, Countess of Nithisdale, sometime in- 
dweller in Edinburgh 2 Nov. 1637 
„ Elizabeth, daughter lawful to umquhile Mr George D., 

indweller in Edinburgh 18 Aug. 1643 

„ Elizabeth, relict of Mr Andrew Miller (Melvill), minister at Morham 

20 July 1697 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 115 

Douglas, Elizabeth. See Tait, Thomas, wright, burgess of Musselburgh. 
„ Dame Elspeth, sometime spouse to Sir Arthur Douglas, of 

Quhittingham, knight, constab. of Haddington 18 Aug. 1636 

„ Eufame, sometime spouse to James Portar, in Penmurtie, 

par. of Halywod, sher. of Dumfreis 19 Aug. 1605 

„ Gawin, in the Grange, par. of Dunfermline in Fife 14 Dec. 1602 

„ Gawin, sometime portioner of Grange. See Lochoir, Jonet. 
„ George, of Parkheid, par. of Mordington, sher. of Berwick 18 Dec. 1602 
„ George, in Prestoun 2 May 1608 

„ George, in Dalhousie, par. of Cockpen, sher. of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 1617 
„ Mr. George, brother to Sir William D., of Glenbervie, 

knight, indweller in Edinburgh 22 Apr. 1643 

„ George, indweller in Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1643 

„ George, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Apr. 1644 

„ Mr. George, of Pinzearie 10 Aug. 1652 

„ George, writer in Edinburgh, indweller in Dalkeith 

25 June 1647 and 28 Mar. 1655 
„ Mr. George, son lawful to the deceased Robert D., of Clattie 23 July 1658 
„ Geillis, sometime spouse to George Broun, in Hartwod, 

par. of Douglas, sher. of Lanark 25 Apr. 1604 

„ Hector, burgess of Tayne. See Reid, Agnes. 
„ Helen, daughter lawful to the deceased Alexander D., in 

Whitinghame 9 Feb. 1670 

„ Henry, in Eister-Gellet, par. of Dunfermline, Fife 16 Apr. 1606 

„ Hew, in Cassiltoun H. 25 Oct. 1653 

„ Mr. Hew, indweller in Niddrie. See Fluiker, Bessie. 
„ Hew, servitor to Lord Fenton. See Gardiner, Helen. 
„ Hew, of Bellybocht. See Maitland, Nicolas. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Brok, younger, in Over- 

Dunnotter, par. of Kilpatrick, sher. of Dumbarton 7 Aug. 1606 
„ Isobel, daughter lawful to umquhile John D., indweller in Strabrok 

24 Jan. 1654 
„ Isobel, relict of Mr. John Knox, minister at Carington 12 Aug. 1665 

„ Isobel, relict of John Harvie, baxter, burgess of the Canongate 

24 Mar. 1693 
„ James, of Mortoun, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Nov. 1608 

„ James, indweller in Leith 18 May 161 1 

See also Binning, Susanna. 
„ James, indweller in Edinburgh, alias callit of Glaspen 10 July 1623 

„ James, portioner of Over-Gogar, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 

26 Nov. 1635 
See also Hamilton, Marie. 
„ James, macer to the Privy Council, indweller in Plesantis 5 May 1636 

„ James, of Chester 26 Aug. 1646 

„ James, macer before the Lords of Session 18 Nov. 1647 

„ James, indweller in Montounhall 12 Jan. 1654 

„ James, second lawful son to umquhile Rut-master George 

D., lawful brother to the deceased Robert D., of 

Balhevir 18 Jan. 1654 

„ James, writer in Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1659 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Haddington 4 Mar. 1675 

See also Thomson, Marion. 
„ James, in Lesuad 1 Sept. 1686 

„ James, eldest lawful son to the deceased Lieutenant James 

D., of Skirling 2 Sept. 1700 

„ James, carpenter in Leith, sametime chief carpenter aboard 

the ship the St. Andrew, belonging to the Indian 

and African Company of Scotland 26 July 1700 and 4 Aug. 1707 
„ James, in Ormestoune. See Waddell, Alison. 
„ Jane, sometime spouse to James Douglas, of Penzerie, par. 

of Tynroune, and sher. of Dumfries 1 Apr. 1601 



1 1 6 Co?nmissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Douglas, Jean, relict of John Kirkpatrick, in Laucht, par. of 

Mortoun, sher. of Dumfries u Feb. 1607 

„ Jane, spouse to William Meinzeis, younger, of Castelhill, 

par. of Durisdeir, sher. of Dumfries 6 Aug. 1607 

„ Janet. See Hislop, Archibald, portioner of Mountoun-hall. 
„ Jeane, relict of John Henderson, in Prestoun, constab. of Haddington 

20 Dec. 1625 
„ Jean, widow, indweller in Haddington 26 Apr. 1627 

„ Jeane, spouse to Robert Maissoun, in the East-mylne of 

Calder, par. of Calder-cleir, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1642 

„ Jeane, relict of Sir Samuel Johnstoune, of Elphingstoun 6 Nov. 165 1 

„ Jeane, spouse to Alexander Douglass, hatmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 

6 Feb. 1668 
„ Dame Jeane, Lady Bargenie 29 Dec. 1669 

„ Jean, relict of Air. Simeon Ramsay, of Whythill 3 Feb. 1676 

„ Jean. See Dalgleish, Mr. Robert. 

„ Mr. John, portioner of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 18 May 1607 

„ John, in Coitis, constab. of Haddington 18 Feb. 161 5 

„ John, in Ormestoune, constab. of Haddington 8 Aug. 161 5 

„ John, second lawful son to William D., of Badds, par. of 

Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 6 July 1625 

„ John, indweller in Leith 27 Feb. 1628 

„ John, in Calder-mylne 17 Aug. 1629 

„ John, captain of Tantallan, par. of North Berwick, constab. 

of Haddington 4 Apr. 1638 

„ John, son lawful to Thomas D., indweller in Newcastell 27 May 1642 

„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 19 Apr. 1644 

„ John, saddler, burgess of Edinburgh 15 May 1646 

See also Mathison, Agnes. 
„ John, macer before his Majesty's Secret Council 9 Mar. 1668 

See also Meassone, Elizabeth. 
„ Captain John, son lawful to the deceased Sir John D., of Barrous 

3 J»iy 1675 

,, John, indweller in Leith. See Baillie, Katherine. 

„ John, mason, burgess of Haddington. See Dewar, Alison. 

„ John, in Eist-mylne of Calder. See Frame, Helen. 

„ John, burgess of Craill. See Glaid, Margaret. 

„ John, merchant in Aberdeen. Sec Jack, Margaret. 

„ Jonet, relict of James Skarlot, baxter in Edinburgh 18 Mar. 1603 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Ker, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 2 Sept. 1605 

„ Jonet, relict of Alexander Cochrane, burgess of Musselburgh 27 July 1652 
„ Jonet, widow in Edinburgh 13 Oct. 1654 

„ Joseph, of Halkarnie, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Edinburgh 10 Feb. 1618 
„ Joseph, of Baddis, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 30 Mar. 1636 

„ Joseph, of Pumpherstoun, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1637 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to David Durie, of that Ilk 24 Feb. 1601 

„ Dame Katherine, sometime spouse to Sir James Dundas, 

of Arnotstoun, knight, par. of Borthuick, sher. of Edinburgh 

15 Dec. 1617 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Walter Turnbill, of Toftis, 

par. of Kirktoun, sher. of Roxburgh 24 June 1607 

„ Margaret, spouse to Bartilmo Forrester, in Aibber, par. of 

Kilmaronock, sher. of Dumbarton 4 Apr. 1609 

,, Margaret, sometime spouse to George Ker, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

21 June 1632 
„ Dame Margaret, relict of Sir John Carmichell, of that Ilk, 

knight, constab. of Haddington 13 Nov. 1639 

„ Margaret, and Peter Thomson, in the Forth of Pomferstone, her spouse 

10 Apr. 1657 
„ Margaret, relict of James Butter, merchant 7 Nov. 1682 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 117 

Douglas, Marie, relict of Thomas Marjoribankis, of Ratho 21 Sept. 1626 

„ Dame Marie, Countess of Linlithgow 12 Sept. 1655 

„ Marie ; and Robert Lawder, portioner of Belheavine, her spouse 

H. 2 July 1657 
„ Marie, indweller in Berwick 18 June 1674 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Patrik Hepburne, of Tulliboill, 

par. of the same, in Fife 15 July 1602 

„ Patrik, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Feb. 1628 and 15 Dec. 1629 
„ Patrick, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Apr. 1633 

See also Logan, Sibilla. 
„ Patrick, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 18 May 1659 

„ Mr. Patrick, writer in Edinburgh 16 June 1673 

„ Patrick, in Whittingham. See Henderson, Marie. 
„ Patrik, in Standand-staine. See Leslie, Cristian. 
„ Rebecca, sometime spouse to Nicoll Cornwall, colzear of Brigneiss 

18 Aug. 1652 
„ Mr. Richard, of Brokehollis, par. of Haddington 12 Mar. and 26 July 1624 
„ Colonel Richard, brother-german to Sir Archibald D., 

appearand of Cavers 1 Feb. 1654 

„ Captain Robert, eldest lawful son to umquhile Gawin D., 

of Balbairdie 28 July 1619 

„ Robert, in Rathobyris, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 21 June 1621 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 June 1636 

„ Robert, burgess of Musselburgh 2 June 1665 

,, Robert, smith in Inveresk 4 Jan. 1668 

„ Robert, son lawful to the deceased Ruit-master George D. 9 Mar. 1668 
,, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Sept. 1670 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Aug. 1681 

„ Robert, in Eister-Gellot. See Adiesoun, Beatrix. 
,, Robert, baillie of Musselburgh. See Borlands, Thomas, 

portioner of King's Stables. 
„ Robert, of Nethermony. See Home, Margaret. 
„ Robert, portioner of Inveresk. See Penman, Bessie. 
„ Robert, litster in Queensferry. See Pollok, Helen. 
„ Robert, baillie of Musselburgh. See Scott, Christian. 
„ Sara, sometime spouse to James Baillie, brother-german to the 

Laird of Lammington, constab. of Haddington 28 July 1637 

„ Dame Susanna, relict of Sir Robert Douglas, of Blaikerstoun 

20 Dec. 1692 
„ Thomas, in Dunce, sher. of Berwick 30 Oct. 1605 

„ Thomas, tanner, burgess of Edinburgh, indweller in North Leith 

2 Aug. 1646 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Dec. 1674 

„ Thomas, in Wester-Salton ; and Helen Swanstoun, his spouse 20 July 1681 
„ Mr. Thomas, M.D. 2 May 1683 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 1686 

„ Walter, burgess of Tayne, sher. of Inverness 21 Sept. 1606 

„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, indweller in Leith 16 Nov. 1654 
„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 July 1670 

„ William, of Quhittinghame, senator of College of Justice, 

par. thereof, constab. of Haddington 4 Dec. 1602 

„ William, prebendery of Corstorphine, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Jan. 1614 
„ William, hatmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 17 May 1624 

„ William, in Stanepeth 16 AW. 1630 

„ Mr. William, of Clifton-hall, advocate 10 May 1639 and 18 Nov. 1642 

„ Mr. William, of Stanepeth 11 July 1642 

„ Mr. William 30 July 1646 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1659 

„ William, of Over-Gogar 29 Jan. 1669 

„ Mr. William, advocate 7 Feb. 1672 

„ William, litster, burgess of Canongate 11 Oct. 1673 



1 1 8 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Douglas, Sir William, of Kelheid 7 Nov. 1682 

See iilso Tours, Dame Grizell. 
„ William, in Lochtilloch 22 Oct. 1687 

„ Lieutenant Colonel William, in Colonel Lawder's Regiment 9 July 1691 
„ William, of Pingarie 25 Nov. 1691 

„ Sir William, of Kelhead 12 Sept. 1698 

„ William, of Kelheid. See Fawsyde, Agnes. 

„ William, hatmakcr, burgess of Edinburgh. See Frame, Elizabeth. 
„ Mr. William, treasurer of Moray. See Hay, Margaret. 
„ William, burgess of Edinburgh. See Richardson, Jean. 
„ Mr. William, of Knychtsrig, advocate. See Sinclair, Elizabeth. 
„ William, appeirand of Pumpherstoun. See Somervell, Dame Marie. 
„ William, in Dalkeith. See Staig, Helen. 
Doull, James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Apr. 1690 

„ William, barber, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Apr. 1697 

Dow, Elspeth, sometime spouse to Walter Murray, in Tibber- 

malloch, par. of Methven, sher. of Perth 10 July 1605 

„ Harry, of Ardinhall, indweller in Edinburgh. See Sommervell, Jonet. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Hagert, in Eister-Capeth, 

sher. of Perth 7 Mar. 1605 

„ James, portioner of Row, par. of Kilmadok, sher. of Perth 8 June 1605 

„ James, in Rinsmogest in Freizland 9 Jan. 1696 

„ John M'Conell, in Drumwairnie, par. of Urquhart, sher. of Nairn 

7 Mar. 1604 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Nov. 1667 

Sec also Gillies, Jean. 
„ Margaret. See Purves, Robert, merchant, burgess. 
Dowie, David, in Culross. See Niddrie, Helen. 

„ James, writer, indweller in Edinburgh 13 Mar. 1639 

„ Janet, relict of Archibald Russell, burgess of Kirkcaldy in Fife 

24 Feb. 1 60 1 
„ Robert, in Ballado. See Burgh, Geillis. 

„ Umphra, writer in Edinburgh 19 Mar. 1646 

See also Sympson, Rachael. 
Downe, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Gibson, Jean. 

„ George, within par. of S pott 26 April 1676 

Downes, James, reader at St. Cuthbert's Kirk. See Elder, Jonet. 

„ John, customer in Leith 1 July 1652 

Downie, Alexander, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 July 1661 

„ Alexander, elder, skipper in Leith, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 1 Sept. 1 666 
„ Alexander, skipper in Leith 21 May 1669 

„ Archibald, in Byrecleuch, par. of Quhittingham, constab. 

of Haddington 19 July 1605 

See also Walker, Katherine. 
„ Barbara, spouse to George Suttie, younger, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 21 May 1641 

„ Findlay, merchant in Riga, Swaiden 5 Jan. 1670 

„ James, skipper in Leith 21 Dec. 1671 

See also Ruch, Marie. 
„ James, tailor, indweller in the Potterraw 8 Nov. 1662 

„ John, skipper, indweller in Leith 30 June 1658 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Weir, Cristian. 
„ Margaret, relict of David Weymes, skipper, indweller in Leith 

7 Apr. 1625 
„ Patrick, lawful son to the deceased Mr. Robert D., late 

preacher of the gospel at Fittie 11 Feb. 1680 

„ Robert, maltman in Borrowstones 20 Mar. 1688 

„ Rodger, mariner, indweller in Leith 6 Jan. 1631 and 16 July 1632 

„ William, sometime indweller in Leith, thereafter in Bordeaux 15 July 1619 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Nov. 1646 



1 601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 119 

Downie, William, skipper in Leith 7 Apr. 1658 

„ William, writer in Edinburgh 28 Sept. 1663 

,, William, timberman in Leith. See Lyell, Agnes. 
Draffane, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Apr. 1674 

Dreddin (Dredone), Agnes ; and James Smart, elder in Fisherraw, 

her husband 21 Feb. 1662 

„ George, skipper in Fisherraw 7 July 1685 

„ James, in Fisherraw 20 Nov. 1666 

„ Robert, indweller in Fisherraw 24 Nov. 1637 and 7 Feb. 1646 

Dreghorn, James, indweller in Edinburgh. See Hanyng, Marion. 
Drenane, John, in Knokmallochie 5 Dec. 1607 

Drew, John, in Eister-Mukcraft, par. of Calder, slier, of Lanark 18 June 1606 
„ John, in Gartinqueine. See Eistoun, Margaret. 
„ Ninian, in Gartinquene. See Whytelaw, Bessie. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Gichen, Isobel. 
Dripps, Mathew, alias Sandilandis, burgess of Musselburgh ; 

and Marion Broun, his spouse 31 July 1605 

Drone, John, mariner in Dysart 3 Jan. 1601 

„ John, in Axmagirdill. See Lennox, Agnes. 
„ Jonet, lawful daughter of umquhile John D., mariner in Dysart 

3 Jan. 1601 
Drovar, Jonet, relict of John Gavielock, weaver, burgess of Edinburgh 

23 Apr. 1 67 1 
Druiple, Robert, burgess of Musselburgh. See Scott, Geillis. 
Drummond, Sir Alexander, of Medop, knight, senator to the 

College of Justice 27 Nov. 1619 

„ Alexander, burgess of Dumbar 11 Nov. 1656 

„ Alexander, baillie of Cockaenie 22 Aug. 1673 

„ Alexander, baillie in Cockenney 8 Apr. 1687 

„ Mr. Alexander, W.S. 17 Aug. 1695 

„ Andro, fear of Belliclone, par. of Madertie, sher. of Perth 8 Mar. 1605 

„ Dame Anna, sometime spouse to Sir John Scott of Scotis- 

tarvet, member of Session of Scotland 25 Aug. 1637 

„ David, chamberlain of Drymmen. See Tosheoch, Jonet. 
,, Duncan, stabler, burgess of the Canongate 13 May 1643 

„ Duncan, of Balhadies. See Home, Hellena. 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Robert Craig, lawful 

brother to Mr. Thomas C, advocate in Edinburgh 22 May 1604 
„ George, of Balloch, sher. of Perth 27 Oct. 1601 

„ George, of Scotistoun, indweller in Edinburgh 13 Jan. 1621 

„ George, writer in Edinburgh 26 Sept. 1687 

„ George, of Carlowrie 12 Dec. 1687 

See also Lockhart, Margaret. 
„ George, in the Loneheid of Kirklistoun. See Bell, Barbara. 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hay, Elizabeth. 
„ Grissell, sometime spouse to William Glass, in Dalqueich, 

par. of Urwell, sher. of Kinross 
„ Harry, of Richartoun. See Crichton, Jonet. 
„ Isobel, daughter lawful to Thomas D., of Riccarton 
„ James, baillie in Falkirk 
„ Mr. James, of St. Ninian's Chapel, indweller outwith the 

West-port of Edinburgh 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ James, at the West-end of Queensferry 
„ Captain James, of Hill 

„ James, Commendater of Incheaffray. See Chisholme, Dame Jane. 
„ Jane, sometime spouse to Patrik Inglis, of Byres, par. of 

Cambusmichaell, sher. of Perth 26 Feb. 1607 

„ Jane. See Murray, Mrs. Jane, widow in St. Martins in the Fields. 
„ Jean, lawful daughter to the deceased William D., of Ricarton 

26 Nov. 1695 



20 June 


1609 


26 Feb. 
25 Nov. 


1685 
1602 


18 June 

26 Dec. 

22 Oct. 

8 Feb. 


1636 

1639 
1687 
1700 



120 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Drummond, Joan. See Byres, Alexander. 
„ Sir John, of Hathorndene, knight, par. of Lessuaid, sher. of Edinburgh 

4 Jan. 161 1 
„ John, of Drumaquhintie 26 Dec. 1629 

,, John, ensign to a Scots company in the United Provinces 26 Mar. 1677 
,, Mr. John, of Drumquhence. See Hay, Margaret. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to William Schairpe, in Concraig, 

par. of Muthill, sher. of Perth 27 July 1602 

„ Dame Lilias, Lady Fyvie, sometime spouse to Alexander, 
Earl of Dunfermline, Great Chancellor of Scot- 
land 16 Jan. and 9 Feb. 1609 
„ Margaret ; and Thomas Hutskeins, soldier in Captain 

Hackray's Company 24 Sept. 1661 

„ Sir Patrick, conservitor of the liberties of Scotland in the 

Low Countries 28 Feb. 1665 

See also Porterfield, Dame Margaret. 
„ Robert, one of his Majesty's ordinary trumpetors, burgess of Edinburgh 

18 Jan. 1 610 
„ Robert, workman in Edinburgh 27 June 1655 

„ Sir Robert, of Midope, knight 22 Feb. 1671 

„ Robert, brother-german to Sir William D., of Hawthornden 

16 July 1691 and 3 Feb. 1699 
„ Samuel, of Carlowrie 12 July 1652 

„ Thomas, of Rickerton 10 June 1668 

„ Thomas, of Riccarton 30 July 1700 

„ Thomas, flesher, burgess of the Canongate. See Modrall, Marion. 
„ Walter, in Baldiven, par. of Straikmertyne, sher. of P'orfar 17 July 1602 
„ Mr. William, of Hawthornden 22 July 1653 

., William, eldest lawful son to umquhile Andro D., of Hildis 12 July 1654 
Drymmie, Bessie, relict of ... . Lyell, in .... , and 
last spouse to William Drymmie, in Balmakewin, 
par. of Aberluthnot, in the Mearns 12 June 1602 

„ James, in Inshe. See Jamie, Jonet. 
„ William, in Balmakewin. See Drymmie, Bessie. 
Drysdaill, Agnes, sometime spouse to Hew Hanna, baxter, 

indweller in the Canongate 21 Jan. 1637 

„ Alexander, skipper in Borrowstones 13 Jan. 1683 

„ Anna, daughter to umquhile Alexander D., skipper in Borrostounes 

3 Dec. 1685 
„ Cristian, spouse to John Hutcheson, baxter in Leith 27 Sept. 1637 

„ Gawin, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Broun, Margaret. 
,, Harry, indweller in Niddrie 20 Jan. 1654 

„ John, smith in Leith-Wynd 18 Jan. 1626 

„ John, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate 8 June 1647 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to David Russell, in Torriburne, Fife 19 Mar. 1604 
„ Jonet, relict of Walter Scot, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1626 
„ Katherine, daughter lawful to umquhile John D., baxter, 

burgess of the Canongate 13 Apr. 1637 

„ Margaret, relict of James Campbell, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 

30 Jan. 1646 
,, Robert, younger, flesher in Edinburgh 20 July 1655 

„ Thomas, Ilay-herald, indweller in Leith 9 Mar. 1636 

See also Hunter, Bessie. 
, Thomas, in Melvill 17 Dec. 1675 

Duchall, Katherine, widow in Edinburgh 1 June 1653 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Home, constable 

of the Castle of Edinburgh 1 Sept. 1614 

Duddingston, Alexander, in Raderney. See Gaye, Cristian. 
„ George, servitor to my Lord Lyndsay 6 Dec. 1603 

„ Patrick, portioner of Raderny 4 Mar. 1608 

„ Patrik, portioner of Kincapill. See Barclay, Agnes. 



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Duddingston, Stevin, of Sandfuird. See Kinninmonth, Eufame, Lady Sandfuird 
Dudgeon, Cristian. See Cunyngham, Barnard, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 



George, in Pincartoun, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 13 Dec 
,, George, in Beinstoun 26 Apr. 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Hog, in East Craig 4 Nov. 

„ John, in Beinstoun, par. of Preston-kirk, constab. of Haddington 

14 Feb 
„ John, in Lintonbrigend 
„ John, in Beinstoune 

„ John, in Beanstoune. See Whyte, Katherine. 
„ John, stabler in Leith 

„ Jonet, late servitrix to John Taitt, merchant, in Preston-pans 
„ Ninian, in Gilmertoun. See Baxter, Helen. 
„ William, in East- Fortune 
Duff, Alexander, writer, clerk of Exchequer 
„ Andro, merchant, within the kingdom of Poll 
„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ David, indweller in Leith. See Anderson, Jonet. 
„ Dorathie, sometime spouse to Bartilmo Stark, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Elizabeth. See Currie, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ George, writer and servitor to Mr. Alexander Hay, Ordinary 

Clerk of the College of Justice 
„ John, sometime servitor to James Chalmers, macer 
„ Nicoll, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Thomas, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ William, elder, maltman, indweller in Leith 
„ William, elder, indweller in Leith. See Broun, Bessy. 
Duffus, John, in Carstorphine 
Dulsoune, Patrick, merchant, indweller in Borrowstounes 

„ Thomas, in Littill Dunkeld 
Dummo, James, skipper, indweller in Leith 
Dun, David, maltman, burgess of Dysart 
„ David, in Brunt. See Grieve, Margaret. 
„ Herbert, notary, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ John, in Kynnordie 
„ John, in Lochis. See Meikle, Beatrix. 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Andro Myller, in Spittell, par. 

of Stenhouse, sher. of Lanark 
„ William, indweller in Edinburgh 
Dunbar, Alexander, of Inschebrok, par. of Spyney, in Moray 
„ Alexander, of Both, par. of Aulderne, sher. of Nairn 
„ Alexander, of Tarbert, sher. of Inverness 
„ Alexander, indweller in Leith 

„ Andrew. See Jaffray, William, stationer, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 

„ Bessie. See Ker, Robert, maltman, burgess of the Canongate. 
„ David, writer in Edinburgh, indweller in the Canongate 3 Jan. 

„ Sir David, of Baldoun. See Sydserff, Dame Anna. 
„ Geillis, daughter lawful to umquhile John D., in Orchar- 

toun, par. of Kirkkynner, sher. of Wigtown 28 May 

„ George, Earl of, High Treasurer of Scotland 5 June 

George, indweller in Leith 17 Oct. 

Grecuia, alias Grikie, sometime spouse to William M'Caddam, 

in Auldcrago, par. of Stratoun in Carrick, sher. of Ayr 9 July 
Hendrie, gardener, in Cokburn, par. of Currie 7 Apr. 

Captain Hew, fiar of Entirkine 26 Jan. 

Hew, writer in Edinburgh. See Johnston, Helen. 
James, of Tarbat, sher. of Inverness 17 June 

See also Ogilvie, Marjory. 
James, of Cumnok, in Moray 28 June 



20 Apr. 
13 Nov. 

4 Feb. 
3 Oct. 

16 Sept. 

23 J"iy 

26 July 
13 Oct. 



Apr. 



28 Apr. 
31 Dec. 
13 Feb. 
17 Oct. 
15 Nov. 

1 Feb. 

15 Oct. 

23 Dec. 

22 June 

12 Feb. 

15 June 
9 Jan. 



25 June 

9 Nov. 
28 May 
24 Aug. 
24 June 

10 July 






616 
665 
629 

606 
630 
663 

695 
667 

686 
624 
666 
699 



616 



601 
625 
654 
677 
621 

650 

647 
607 
605 
607 

622 

608 



601 
658 
602 
608 
609 
644 

644 
679 



604 
613 
634 

607 
696 
648 

601 

609 



122 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601 -1700. 

Dunbar, Mr. James, late minister at St. Bathins 19 May 1692 

„ James, wright in Edinburgh 28 Dec. 1C99 

„ Mr. James, of Newton, See M'Kenzie, Margaret. 

„ Mr. John, of Polloche, par. of Cumnok in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 6 July 1602 
„ John, in Calsayfurde, par. of Forress, sher. of Elgin 25 May 1609 

„ Jonet, daughter lawful to umquhile Hew D., writer in Edinburgh 

24 Oct. 1637 
„ Jonet, spouse to James Oliphant, of Ure, in Zetland 29 July 1682 

„ Nicolas, of Boigis. See Torrie, Ursilla. 
„ Patrik, of Boighall, sheref wardatur of Elgin and Forres, 

sher. of Moray 26 Oct. 1602 

„ Robert, in Easter Alves. See Spence, Janet. 

„ William, in Cloustang, par. of Tarboltoun, sher. of Ayr 3 Aug. 1608 

„ William, sometime servitor to Sir Archibald Johnstoun, 

ofWarriston 3 Oct. 1654 

„ William, of Polknick 13 Mar. 1689 

Duncan, Agnes, sometime spouse to Hew Fisher in Pleasantis 4 Mar. 1630 

„ Agnes, in Starlaw 30 June 1653 

„ Alexander, in Slains, par. of Kynneff, in the Mearns 9 June 1603 

,, Alexander, webster, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Apr. 1608 

„ Alexander, in Megra, par. of Fetterresso, in the Mearns 30 Aug. 1609 

„ Alexander, in Fisherraw 5 June 1656 

„ Alison, sometime spouse to Richard Bennet, burgess of Musselburgh 

4 Sept. 162 1 
,, Andro, in Petnamone, par. of Drone, sher. of Perth 9 June 1603 

„ Andro, in Balmakene, par. of Carnebie, in Fife 13 Mar. 1607 

„ Andro, burgess of Dundee iiJAyi6o8 

„ Andro, in Auchmure, par. of Erroll, sher. of Perth 29 Nov. 1608 

„ Andro, merchant in Linlithgow 16 Nov. 1686 

,, Andrew, younger, skipper in Grange-pans 1 Nov. 1694 

„ Andro, maltman, late baillie of Linlithgow 2 Dec. 1696 

,, Andro, cordiner, burgess of Dundee. See Cokis, Agnes. 
„ Andro, in Kirkpottie. See Gairdner, Jane. 
„ Anna, relict of Mr. Alexander Thomson, minister at Stenhouse 

14 Mar. 1684 
„ Beatrix, servitrix to John Forrester, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 7 Aug. 1 6 1 1 
„ Beatrix, sometime spouse to William Inglis, in Quhytbakis, 

par. of Linlithgow 14 Sept. 1633 

,, Bessie, spouse to Robert Yerner, burgess of Musselburgh 1 Ian. 16S5 

„ Cristian, spouse to John Anderson, burgess of Musselburgh 30 Sept. 1652 
„ David, at the Pethheid of Kirkcaldy 9 Dec. 1603 

„ David, in Mure-camhouse, par. of Kilconquhar, in Fife 20 June 1608 

„ David, flcsher, burgess of Edinburgh 22 May 1667 

„ David, maltman, burgess of Couper. Sec Bontaverne, Beatrix. 
„ Elizabeth, relict of Mr. William Dick, of Braid 24 Apr. 1697 

„ Gabriel, in Bathgate 19 Dec. 1623 

„ George, mealman in the Potterrow 30 Jan. 1604 

„ George, workman in Edinburgh 15 Dec. 1621 

„ George, sledder, indweller at the West-port of Edinburgh 

10 June 1640 and 27 Apr. 1650 
„ George, mealmaker, Potterraw. See Libbertoun, Margaret. 
„ Geillis, sometime spouse to Walter Broun, in Musselburgh, 

par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 11 Feb. 1637 

„ Henry, minister at Muirhous. See Futhie, Alison. 
,, Henry, burgess in Inverkeithing. See Scot, Agnes. 
„ James, of Merdrum, par. of Essie, dioces of Moray, sher. of Aberdeen 

25 Apr. 1604 
„ James, in Tempiltoun 24 Dec. 1607 

„ James, in Newbigging of Musselburgh, par. of Inveresk, 

sher. of Edinburgh (vol. 45) 31 Oct. 1609 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 123 

Duncan, James, of Ratho 3 Feb. 1642 

James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 8 June 1643 

James, indweller in Leith 20 Feb. 1647 

James, of Ratho 25 Dec. 1647 

James, son to umquhile John D., in Bathgate 19 July 1654 

James, indweller in Edinburgh 11 July 1673 

James, burgess of Musselburgh 14 Feb. 1677 

See also Anderson, Janet. 
James, writer in Edinburgh 13 Nov. 1679 

James, in Borrowstones. See Allan, Euphame. 
James, miller and indweller at the Brig-mylne of Cramond. 

See Dempster, Grissell. 
James, postmaster in the Canongate. See Hamilton, Margaret. 
James, indweller in Edinburgh. See Murray, Bessie. 
Jeane, sometime spouse to Thomas Millar, mealmaker in the Water 

of Leith, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 17 Aug. 1618 
John, in Tilliarbetis, par. of Naver, sher. of Forfar 19 Jan. 1603 

John, in Over-St. Monance, par. of Kilconquhar, in Fife 6 July 1603 

John, in Kinschaldie, par. of Leucharis, in Fife 15 May 1606 

John, in Ochtergavin, sher. of Perth (vol. 45) 15 Nov. 1610 

John, lawful son to umquhile John D., burgess of Musselburgh 2 July 1612 
John, smith, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1618 

John, elder, in Waterstoun, par. of Eglischmauchan, sher. 

of Linlithgow 19 Nov. 1623 

John, tailor in Cockpen, sher. of Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1626 

John, elder, burgess and baillie of Linlithgow 23 Mar. 1632 

John, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1642 

John, in Killmebraes 11 June 1649 

John, wobster in Dirltoun H. 25 June 1654 

John, glassier in Linlithgow 22 July 167 1 

John, tailor in the Canongate 29 Jan. 1687 

John, portioner of Burnetoun. See Bryce, Jonet. 
John, younger, maltman, burgess of Linlithgow. Sec Craig, Jonet. 
John, in Newlistoun-Gaitsyde. Sec Dawling, Bessy. 
John, in East-house. See Kirkwood, Jonet. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to Patrik Gillespie, indweller in Duntarve 

14 May 1655 
Magdalen, spouse to John Smart, in Fisherraw, par. of 

Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 31 Dec. 1639 

Margaret, sometime spouse to David Weir, in Ethiebetoun, 

par. of Monifeith, in Angus 15 Apr. 1607 

Margaret, spouse to David Martaine, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 

23 Aug. 167 1 
Marion, relict of George Muir, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 Nov. 1669 
Patrick, indweller in Edinburgh 16 Aug. 1633 

Patrick, in Dirleton 20 Oct. 1662 

Peter, in Inchemichaell. See Syme, Helen. 

Robert, in Mekil-Inche of Bathgate 22 Nov. 1617 

Robert, webster in Dirreltoune H. 12 Dec. 1657 

Robert, late baillie of Musselburgh 2 Aug. 1695 

Robert, weaver in Dirlton. See Cruickshanks, Bessie. 
Robert, in Meikill-Inche. See Smith, Helen. 
Robert, burgess of Musselburgh. See Vallance, Jean. 
Thomas, in Brayheid, in Reidstoun in Trabeoch, par. of 

Ochiltrie, sher. of Ayr 21 Mar. 1607 

Thomas, baxter, burgess of Dundee 10 Sept. 1607 

See also Karmannow, Katherine. 
Thomas, bowet-maker, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Feb. 1642 

Thomas, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Oct. 1644 

See also West, Jean. 



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10 June 


1637 


13 Jan. 


164.3 


25 Feb. 


1650 


5 July 


1652 


24 Dec. 


166.3 


20 Apr. 


1700 



8 Feb. 

6 Jan. 

1 1 Jan. 
24 July 
20 June 

13 Mar. 



24 



Mar. 
June 
29 Nov. 



Duncan, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1647 

Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 June 1669 

Thomas, maltman in the Potterrow. See Herd, Margaret. 
Thomas, in Monktounhall. See Hislop, Alison. 
Walter, husband-man in Dunbug. See Law, Isobel. 

William, chirurgeon, burgess of Dundee 28 June 1609 

William, at Todisbrige, burgess of Musselburgh, par. of 

Inveresk, shcr. of Edinburgh 
William, postmaster to his Majesty, burgess of Musselburgh 
William, servitor to Patrick Listoun, in Over-Newlistoun 
William, wobster in Dalmany 
William, burgess of Musselburgh 
William, candlemaker in Borrowstounes 
William, in Kinloss. See Braidwood, Isobel. 
Duncanson, John, minister to his Majesty 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to umquhile Ambrose Bryce, mer- 
chant, burgess of Stirling 
Duncanlaw, John, in Garvald-kirk. See Nisbet, Isobel. 
Dunce, Janet, relict of John Cruick, cooper in Leith 
Dundas, Alexander, son lawful to John D., of Newlistoun 
Cristian, widow in Edinburgh 
Cristian, spouse to Michael Hamiltoun, of Eister-Inch of 

Bathgate, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 
David, in the Reddinlawes. See Hamilton, Marie. 
Elizabeth, relict of Patrik Jonstoun, of Elphingstoun, par. 

of Tranent, constat), of Haddington 
Elizabeth, spouse to Mr. Robert Cuninghame, M.D. 
George, of that Ilk 

See also Oliphant, Dame Katherine. 
George, lawful son to umquhile George D., of that Ilk 

1 Jan. 1608 and 15 July 
George, of Breist-mylne, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 

25 May 
Mr. George, of Morton 7 July 

George, of Langtoune 1 Mar. 

George, of Garvock 9 Jan. 

Geillis, sometime spouse to Archibald Mertyne, skinner, 

burgess of Edinburgh 1 Nov. 

Henry, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh 27 June 

Isobel, relict of John Shearp, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 Nov. 
Sir James, of Cragtoun, knight, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 

1 1 Aug. 
James, indweller in Edinburgh 6 May 

Sir James, of Arnistoun -oJ u b' 

See also Douglas, Dame Katherine. 
Sir James, of Arniston, knight 1 1 Dec. 

Jean, sometime spouse to Thomas Young, in the Craig of 

Innerleith, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 27 Nov. 
Jean, spouse to John Litle, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 
John, in Eymouth, par. of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 9 July 

John, son lawful to George D., of Breist-mylne, par. of 

Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 2 Jan. 

John, elder, of Newlistoun, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of 

Linlithgow 2 Jan. 

John, in Borrowstounes 8 Sept. 

Sir John, of Newlistoun 8 Nov. 

Jonet, spouse to Patrick Listoune, in Over-Newlistoune 29 Jan. 

Jonet, relict of James Hamilton, in Queensferry 20 May 

Margaret, spouse to Patrick Telfeir, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh I Aug. 1649 



602 

607 

659 
615 
620 

638 



615 
658 
602 



618 

610 

655 
658 
700 

602 
646 

683 

636 

624 
629 

679 

621 

688 
605 

607 

639 
652 

655 
653 
663 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 125 

Dundas, Margaret, and George Logie, late baillie of Queensferry 8 Jan. 1662 
„ Marie, sometime spouse to Mr. John Gibbesoun, minister 

at Dummanie, sher. of Linlithgow 8 Nov. 1633 

„ Captain Lieutenant Patrick 26 Dec. 1646 

„ Patrick, of Breist-mylne 30 Jan. 1665 

„ Patrick, merchant in Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1688 

„ Ralph, of that Ilk 16 Sept. 1686 

„ Robert, in Cliftounhall 6 Jan. 1648 

„ Thomas, of Bridgend 28 Nov. 1656 

„ Thomas, of Bredsmaile 23 May 1671 

„ Sir Walter, of that Ilk, knight, par. of Dummany, sher. of 

Linlithgow 24 Mar. 1636 

See also Monteith, Dame Anna. 
„ Mr. Walter, brother-german to the Laird of Dundass 15 May 1649 

„ William, of Wester-Kincavill, par. of Linlithgow 28 June 1641 

Dundee, Jean, Viscountess of. See Cochrane, Mr. Thomas, of Polkellie. 
Dunfermline, Alexander, Earl of, Lord Fyvie and Urquhart, High Chan- 
cellor of Scotland 30 Sept. 1625, 4 Aug. 1627, and 5 Dec. 1628 
See also Drummond, Dame Lilias ; and Leslie, Dame Grissell. 
„ Alexander, Earl of 13 Feb. 1679 and n Dec. 1679 

„ Charles, Earl of 29 Jan. 1675 

Dungalsoun, Barbara, relict of John Spottiswod, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 16 July 1607 
,, Harry, in Beoche, par. of Quhithorne, sher. of Wigtown 22 Jan. 1603 
Dunie, Margaret, indvveller in Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1674 
Dunkeld, James, Lord 2 Aug. 1661 
Dunkesone, Roger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Ousteane, Isobel. 
Dunlop, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 13 Dec. 1608 
„ Alexander, Writer to the Signet 8 June 1620 

See also Seton, Elizabeth. 
„ Alexander, merchant in Edinburgh 1 Oct. 1657 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1672 

„ Archibald, in Blackburn, in Livingston 5 Aug. 1646 

„ Barbara, sometime spouse to John Myllar, in the Canno- 

mills, beside Edinburgh 29 Apr. 1605 

„ Hector, cooper, outwith the West-port of Edinburgh 9 May 1605 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Archibald Nemo, elder in 

Midilrig, par. of Bathcat, sher. of Linlithgow 23 Jan. 1616 

„ James, of that Ilk ; and Elizabeth Hamilton, his spouse, 

sher. of Ayr 23 Feb. 1601 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 29 June 1605 and 13 Mar. 1606 

„ James, writer in Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1652 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Aug. 1671 and 25 Sept. 1700 
„ James, of that Ilk 7 Apr. 1683 

,, Janet, relict of Henry Rankine, merchant in Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1683 

,, John, advocate 18 July 1649 

See also Abernethy, Elizabeth. 
„ Mr. John, minister at Ratho 12 July 1647 

„ Mr. John, minister at Calder-Cleir 19 Dec. 1649 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Feb. 1691 

„ John, in Polnone-mylne. See Maxwell, Agnes. 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Patrik Gemmill, of Tempilhous, 

par. of Dunlope in Cunningham, sher. of Ayr 29 Jan. 1607 

„ Sara, sometime spouse to William Inglis, merchant, bur- 
gess of the Canongate 18 July 1633 
„ Sara, spouse to Alexander Weir, indweller in Foulscheills 2 June 1648 
„ Thomas, writer in Edinburgh 17 May 1641 
„ Thomas, in Litle-Blackburn 26 Aug. 1661 
,, William, in Beltoun H. 5 June 1657 
Dunmuir, Archibald, in Stathe, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 

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126 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [i 601-1700. 

Dunmuir, Mr. David, advocate 26 Nov. 1695 
„ James, indweller in Linlithgow. See Bell, Eupham. 

„ John, rlesher, indweller in Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1619 

„ John, hammerman in the Canongate 9 Feb. 167 1 
„ (Catherine ; and James Nimo, skipper in Borrowstones, 

her husband 26 June 1688 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Reid, blacksmith, 

burgess of the Canongate 19 Mar. 1635 

„ Marion ; and John Air, in Borrowstounness, her husband 10 Sept. 1680 
„ Thomas, in Kinneil. See Hardie, Helen. 

Dunnismure, John, wobster, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Feb. 1606 
Durham, Sir Alexander, of Largo, knight, late Lord Lyon King-at-Arms 

30 Apr. 1664 and 17 Feb. 1682 

„ Florence, of Dunterve 14 Dec. 1655 

„ James, of Ardestie, par. of Monydie in Angus 29 July 1605 
„ Mr. James, of Lufnes. See Clark, Alison. 
„ Dame Jeane, sometime spouse to Sir James Balfour of 

Kinaird, knight 11 (Nov.) June 1646 

„ Mr. John, writer in Edinburgh 13 June 1682 

„ John, merchant in Edinburgh 15 Aug. 1688 

„ William, of Graynge, par. of Monyfuithe, in Angus 26 June 1606 

„ William, son to James D., of Duntarve 9 Mar. 1659 

Durie, Alexander, burgess of Edinburgh 22 June 1616 
„ Alexander, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Murdo, Margaret. 

„ David, of that Ilk 24 Feb. 1601 

See also Douglas, (Catherine. 

,, David, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 20 May 1663 

See also Reid, Elizabeth. 
,, David, in Scottiscraig. See Ramsay, Marjory. 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to David Moir, in Baiglie, par. of Aber- 

nethy, sher. of Perth 17 Feb. 1604 
„ Euphame, in Dunbar H. 2 July 1657 

„ Harry, servitor to Robert, Earl of Roxburgh 25 Jan. 1631 

„ Harry, sailor in Inverkeithing 3 Apr. 1662 

„ Mr. Hew, writer in Edinburgh 27 Dec. 1693 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Mr. William Scot, clerk of Session 1 Dec. 1614 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1656 

,, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Aug. 1661 

See also Watson, Jonet. 

„ James, lawful son to James D., of Craigluscare 9 Feb. 1677 
Lady Jonet, sometime spouse to Andro Wardlaw, of Torrie, Fife 28 July 1601 
Margaret, sometime spouse to John Lundie, of that Ilk, 

par. of Largo, in Fife 8 June 1605 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Mr. Thomas Maitland, 

minister at Garvet, constab. of Haddington 5 June 1634 

„ Robert, skipper in Leith 7 Apr. 1626 

„ Sara, sometime spouse to Robert Alexander, in Burntisland 26 Dec. 1603 

Durkie, David, flesher, burgess of Dysart 17 May 1609 

„ David, indweller in Leith. See Lichtoun, Helen. 
Durwart, Agnes, sometime spouse to George Chaiplane, malt- 
man, burgess of Dundee 19 June 1605 
Dyat or Dyett, Beatrix, and Alexander Anderson, copper-smith, 

burgess of Edinburgh 2 Apr. 1679 
„ Cuthbert, in Stottincleuche, par. of Auld-hamstokes, con- 
stab, of Haddington 1 1 Feb. 1602 
„ Isobel ; and George Anderson, corn-maker in Haddington 12 Nov. 1675 
„ Margaret, spouse to Robert Gray, burgess in Haddington H. 23 Mar. 1657 
Dykes, James, in Kirkton of Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 11 Mar. 1601 
,, John, servitor to John Finlaw, at the Castillhill 17 Sept. 1652 
„ William, W.S. 29 Dec. 1696 
Dyning, David, sadler, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mack, Cristian. 






1 600-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 127 

Eassone, Thomas, tailor, residenter in London 14 Mar. 1691 

„ William, indweller in Linlithgow. See Cousland, Margaret. 

Echling, Harry, of Pittadro, par. of Inverkeithing, in Fife I Dec. 1608 

„ Katherine, indweller in Edinburgh 26 Nov. 1675 

Eckfurde, Thomas, in Clerkingtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 10 Mar. 1604 

Edgar, Adam, Cordiner in Fisherraw, burgess of Musselburgh 20 Feb. 1655 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to Nicoll Edzer, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 17 Nov. 1623 

„ Alexander, son to Edward E., burgess of Edinburgh. See 

Sydserff, Cristian. 
„ Clement, in Kirkblaine 24 Dec. 1607 

„ Cristian, in Gribtoun, par. of Halywod, sher. of Dumfries 18 June 1602 

„ David, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mortoun, Isobel. 
„ Donald, indweller in Glenluce. See Cowan, Malie. 
„ Edward, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

28 June 1610 and 23 June 1613 
„ Edward, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 July 1619 

„ Edward, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mitchell, Margaret. 
„ Gabriell, cordiner in Fisherrow, burgess of Musselburgh 22 Feb. 161 5 

„ George, indweller in St. Marie-Wynd 8 July 1646 

„ Gilbert, burgess of Wigtown. See M'llmeyne, Marion. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Mr. Adam Peirson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 1 Sept. 1634 

„ Captain James, Captain in the Low Countries of Flanders 17 Mar. 1601 
„ James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Sept. 1642 

„ John, of Waderlie, par. of Gordoun, sher. of Berwick 15 Feb. 1606 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Russell, Katherine. 
,, John, burgess of Edinburgh. See Tod, Katherine. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Patrik Craige, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 Sept. 1626 

„ Katherine. See Gibson, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Rae, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 20 Apr. 1628 
„ Marion, lawful daughter to Robert E., burgess of Dumfries 2 July 1614 
„ Nicoll, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1635 

See also Banks, Isobel. 
„ Nicoll, tutor of Wedderlie 10 Dec. 1668 

„ Nicoll, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Nov. 1680 

„ Robert, in the East-Quarter of Swyntoun, par. of Swyntoun, 

sher. of Berwick 23 May 1609 

„ Robert, mason, indweller in Edinburgh 19 Aug. 1643 

„ Sibilla, in Edinburgh. See Home, Mr. James and Robert. 
„ Thomas, W.S. 16 Feb. 1647 

„ Thomas, peutherer, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Dec. 165S 

„ Thomas, baillie of the barony of Grange 25 Jan. 1687 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hunter, Jean. 
„ William, merchant-traveller, kingdom of Poill 

12 Sept. 1631 and 21 Nov. 1632 
„ William, burgess of Haddington 3 Sept. 1656 

Edglaw, George, in Dalhoussie. See Cleghorne, Elspeth. 

Ediesoun, Alexander, in Foulstruther, par. of Pencaitland, con- 
stab, of Haddington 18 Jan. 1636 
„ James, in Largo, Fife 12 June 1605 

Edingstoune, David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Mar. 1653 

Edingtoun, Agnes, relict of George Gulane, fermorer in the 

Abbey of Haddington 13 Jan. 1642 

„ Anna, servitrix to the deceased Colonel George Hoome, of 

Prendergaist 30 Sept. 1687 

„ David, of Harcas, par. of Swyntoun, sher. of Berwick 17 Jan. 1603 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Henry Paterson, in Bothwell 15 July 1647 
„ George, in Muretoun-hall, par. of Haddington 10 Feb. 1617 



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Edingtoun, Janet, spouse to James Lyll, merchant, burgess of Haddington 



„ William, son lawful to Thomas E., sometime of Bothill, 
par. of Morhame, constab. of Haddington 
Edislaw, James, maltman, indweller in Dalkeith 
„ James, in Caringtoun. See Borthwick, Jonet. 
„ Robert, in Lessuaid, sher. of Edinburgh 

See also Watson, Marion. 
Edislay, Alexander, walker in Belis-myln. See Gillies, Jonet. 
Edmond, John, wobster, burgess of Peebles 
Edmondstoune or Edmestoune, Alison, spouse to John Biggar, 
in Wolmet 



25 Oct. 1637 



27 Nov. 
2 June 

29 Jan. 



Andro, of that Ilk 



3 Nov. 

1 July 
14 July 1613 and 7 Dec. 

„ Anna, sometime spouse to Patrick E., of Wowmat, par. of 

Newton, sher. of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 

„ Archibald, of Duntreath 27 Feb. 1690, 1 Dec. 1704, and 29 Nov. 

„ David, of Burnhouse, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 

„ David, baillie of Edmestoun, par. of Newtoun, sher. of 

Edinburgh 12 Mar. 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Jonet Moffet, 

his spouse 27 Nov. 

,, David, in Edmonstoun. See Nicolson, Elspeth. 

„ Elizabeth, relict of James Hoppringill, of that Ilk 13 Feb. 

„ George, burgess of the Canongate 17 June 

See also M'llroy, Helen. 

„ George, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Janet Hamil- 

toun, his spouse 29 Jan. 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Aug. 

See also Nimmo, Jonet. 

„ James, messenger and burgess of Haddington 7 Nov. 

„ James, burgess and indweller in Edinburgh 12 May 1687 and 16 Mar. 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Watson, Barbara. 

„ Jane, Lady Touch, par. of Gordon, sher. of Berwick 28 Mar. 

„ Mr. John, of Natoun, sher. of Edinburgh 17 Apr. 

„ John, baxter, burgess of Haddington 22 June. 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to umquhile Robert Gawie, tailor, 

burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 

„ Patrick, of Wolmett, par. of Natoun, sher. of Edinburgh 9 June 

„ William, in Kirktoun of Uchtirardour, sher. of Perth 7 June 

„ Mr. William, in Haltoun, minister at Cargill, par. of Cargill, 

sher. of Perth 21 July 

Edward, Annabill, spouse to Robert Craufurd, merchant, bur- 
gess of Linlithgow 4 Apr. 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Andro Clark, in Aberdour 10 Feb. 

„ Margaret, spouse to Mr. Alexander Eleis, of Mortoun-hall 24 Apr. 

„ Mr. Nicoll, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Loch, Jonet. 

„ Thomas, elder, merchant, baillie of Linlithgow iS June 

See also Waugh, Isobel. 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 17 Jan. 

„ Mr. Thomas, minister at Tunyingham 14 Feb. 

Eglingtoun, James, in Litill-Drippis, par. of Cathcart, sher. of Renfrew 

14 June 

„ Margaret, indweller in Glasgow 15 Apr. 

Eglischame, James, in Dowurwin. See Symsoun, Jonet. 
Eistoun or Eastoune, Cuthbert, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 17 May 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Alexander Preston, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 May 

„ Henry, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Yetts, Katherine. 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Bichatt, bonnet-maker, 

burgess of Edinburgh 17 Sept. 

„ Mr. James, of Cowstoune 25 June 



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Eistoun or Eastoune, John, of Coustoun, W.S., indweller in Edinburgh 

9 June 1616 
„ John, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1623 

See also Blackadder, Agnes. 
„ John, of Coustoun, par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 22 Dec. 1625 

„ John, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Mar. 1647 

„ Jonet, relict of Michael Hamiltoun, of Eister-Inche of Bathgate 

24 May 1647 
„ Margrat, sometime spouse to John Drew, in Gartinqueine, 

par. of Calder, sher. of Lanark 10 May 1606 

,, Marion, relict of Henry Richeson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Feb. 1621 
„ Patrik, butterman, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1605 

„ Patrik, son lawful to umquhile Thomas E., sometime of 

Brumepark, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 9 June 1624 
„ Peter, in Brumpark, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 12 Dec. 1616 

See also Davidson, Marion. 

„ Thomas, flesher in West-Port 20 May 1679 

Eizat, Alexander, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Aug. 1652 

• „ George, servitor to Mr. James Durham, of Kennell 8 July 1642 

Elder, Agnes, relict of James Nicoll, tailor 30 Nov. 1666 

„ Agnes. See Cass, Richard, flesher in Dalkeith 

„ Alexander, tailor in Dalkeith 12 Feb. 1607 

„ Andro, in Stane of Benholme, in the Mearns 16 May 1609 

„ David, in Arbirney, par. of Benholme, in the Mearns 4 Feb. 1609 

„ Elspeth, widow, indweller in Leith 19 Feb. 1646 

„ James, in Cuthilgairdie, par. of Orwell in Fife 8 Aug. 1601 

,, John, flesher, burgess of Perth 28 Mar. 1609 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Sept. 1617 

See also Clark, Sara ; and Ousteane, Sara. 
„ John, merchant in Edinburgh 24 Nov. 1649 

„ John, cordiner in Dalkeith 31 May 1655 

„ Jonet, relict of James Downes, reader at St. Cuthbert's Kirk 27 Feb. 1643 
„ Katrine, relict of Alexander Smyth, in Balbegie, par. of 

Kynnoull, sher. of Perth 24 Dec. 1601 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Michael Gibson, tailor, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 17 Mar. 1638 
„ Mathew, servitor. See Nicalaw, Christian. 

„ Thomas, cooper in Dalkeith 12 May 1675 

,, Thomas, in Dalkeith. See Wilson, Helen. 

„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Dunbarton 20 Sept. 1603 

Eldge, lsobel, sometime spouse to John Hagart, in Pittinforne, 

sher. of Perth 18 July 1605 

„ William, in Arnetulie, par. of Kinclevin, sher. of Perth 22 Apr. 1601 

Elgeo, John, baillie, burgess of Paisley. See Wallace, Katherine. 
Elgin, Walter, flesher in Perth. See Murray, Margaret. 

Elibank, Patrick, Lord 6 June 1664 

Ellis (Eleis), Mr. Alexander, of Mortoun-hall. See Edward, Margaret. 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Andro Symsone, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 21 July 161 8 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 May 1623 

See also Mauchane, Katherine. 
„ James, of Stenhopes-mylne, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 June 1655 
„ James, son to the deceased John E., writer in Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1692 

„ Mr. James, of Stenhupmylnes 3 Aug. 1696 

,, John, writer in Edinburgh 9 June 1668 and 18 Jan. 1673 

„ Mr. John, elder, of Eliestoun, advocate 12 Jan. 1699 and 16 Oct. 1723 

„ Mr. John, advocate. See Scott, Margaret ; and Scott, Rebecca. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Falconer, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1625 
„ Jonet ; and Andro Beane, indweller in Edinburgh, her husband 2 Nov. 1667 

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Ellis (Eleis), Margaret, relict of Thomas Broun, in Arnetullie 

par. of Kinclevin, sher. of Perth 24 July 

„ Marcon, relict of George Jellie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

25 July 
„ Patrik, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

12 Dec. 1620 and 6 Jan. 
„ Patrik, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 May 

„ Patrik, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Apr. 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Prestoun, 



Margaret ; and Winraham, Margaret. 



See Rannald, Jonet. 

20 Jan. 

24 Mar. 

17 Jan. 

14 June 



2 Mar. 

23 Feb. 
5 Mar. 



„ Samuall, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 

„ Thomas, merchant in Leith 
Ellistoun, Henry, in Kingarrock 
Ellem, Bessie, spouse to Robert Blyth, indweller in Penkaitland 

„ Hendrie, in the Law of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Bartolmo Samsone, in Nether- 
Mains of Chirnesyde, par. of Chirnesyde, sher. of Berwick 

! 3jan. 

,, Isobel, spouse to George Bairnisfader, in Hordieweill, par. 

of Dunce, sher. of Berwick 24 Oct. 

„ James, in Seatoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 28 Nov. 

„ John, portioner of Bassendyne. See Home, Isobel. 

„ John, of Butterdane. See Sinclair, Jonet. 

„ William, in Coldingham, par. thereof, sher. of Berwick 

,, William, in Northfeild. See Lightharness, Marion. 
Ellet, James, in Wester-Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 
Elliot (Eliot), Agnes, widow in Dalkeith 

„ Alexander, in Drom. See Hunter, Janet. 

„ Archibald, cooper, burgess of Edinburgh. See Allan, Isobel. 

„ David, writer in Haddington 1 5 Oct. 

„ Gavin, of the Stobbis 13 Nov. 

„ Mr. Gavin, brother to the Laird of Stobs 23 Feb. 

„ Mr. Gilbert, of Craigend. See Ker, Alisone. 

„ James, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Dec. 

„ James 4 July 

„ Mr. James, student of Divinity in Edinburgh. See Monteith, Janet. 

„ Mr. John, advocate 28 Jan. 

„ Mr. John, son lawful to John E., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

21 Mar. 

„ John, apothecary, burgess of Haddington 12 May 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Corsane, 
Isobel ; and Flebairde, Margaret. 

„ Margaret; and David M'Culloch, of Goodtrees, her husband 24 May 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to William Eliot, maltman. bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 

„ Robert, mason, indweller in Edinburgh ; and Jean Wilson, 
his spouse 

„ Robert, lawful son to the deceased Mr. Gawin E., some- 
time minister at Kirkton, sher. of Roxburgh 

„ Mr. Thomas, schoolmaster at Tunnihame H 

,, William, second lawful son to the deceased James E., of 
Ridheugh 
Elphingston, Elspeth, spouse to George Dalgleish, of Goodtrees 

„ George, of Selmis 

„ Harry, of Calder-hall. See Henderson, Elizabeth. 

„ Dame Helen, Lady Lethingtoune 19 May 

,, Hendrie, of Melgum 23 May 

„ Dame Isobel, Lady Spott H. 12 Oct. 

., James, of Selmes, par. of Calder-cleir, sher. of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 

„ James, in Mauldisfoord 24 Apr. 

„ James, in Walifurd 1 July 



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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 131 

Elphingston, John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Aug. 1646 

„ John, of Schank. See Mawer, Elizabeth. 
„ Mr. John, baillie of Restalrig. See Ramsay, Agnes. 
„ Mr. John, of Newhall. See Ramsay, Elizabeth. 
„ Lady. See Keith, Dame Margaret. 
„ Margaret, in Easter-Newtoun. See Biggar, Alexander. 
„ Sir Michael, knight, master household to his Majesty 

30 July 1625 and 14 July 1626 
„ William, brother-german to umquhile Robert, Lord Elph- 

ingstoun, indweller in Stirling 24 Nov. 1602 

„ Captain William 10 Aug. 1652 

,, William, brother to the Laird of Calder-hall. See Monteith, Gilles. 
Emeltoun, Thomas, clerk of the Customhouse of Leith 26 Apr. 1692 

Enner, Donald, in Clinkhill, par. of Dalgattie, Fife 23 June 1601 

Erroll, Katherine, Countess-Dowager of 12 Apr. 1695 

Erskine, Arthur, of Scottiscraig 26 Aug. 1652, 16 Feb. 1653 and 20 Apr. 1653 

„ Dame Cristian, relict of Sir Alexander Home, of Mander- 
stoun, knight, par. of Lennell, sher. of Berwick 

,, Elspeth, sometime spouse to Robert Keyth, in Montrose 

„ James, indweller in Dalkeith 

„ James, in Tranent 

„ James, in Longniddrie 

„ John, of Kirktoundow 

„ John, in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

See also Stratherene, Helen. 

,, John, merchant in Edinburgh. See Ker, Elizabeth. 

„ Colonel Lewis 

„ Margaret, Lady Pittarro, par. of Arbuthnot in the Mernes 

„ Margaret, spouse to Alexander Ross, indweller in the Milmet 11 Dec. 1649 

„ Margaret, cremer in Edinburgh 19 July 1677 

„ Rauff, of Sheilfeild. See Cairncross, Isobel. 

„ Robert, burgess and indweller in the Canongate 5 Sept. 1662 

See also Kilpatrick, Margaret. 

„ Robert, indweller in the Canongate. See Taylor, Catherine. 

„ William, in Priest-Inch 11 Dec. 1652 

„ Mr. William, minister in Edinburgh 17 June 1695 and 3 June 1702 

„ Mr. William, late Governor of Blacknes 7 Nov. 1699 

Espline, John, in Borrowstones 16 Jan. 1679 

Essie, Walter, of Muretoun, par. of Tannades, in Angus 8 Aug. 1607 

Eviot, Finlay, in the Muretoun, par. of Perth, sher. of the same 10 Feb. 1603 

„ Janet, relict of Thomas Auchinlek, burgess of Perth 2 Mar. 1608 

„ Margaret ; and John Cochran, smith, burgess of the Canon- 
gate, her husband 14 Aug. 1664 

„ Patrik, messenger in Edinburgh 22 July 1676 

Ewart, Adam, in Carington, sher. of Edinburgh 18 July 1634 

„ Bessie, widow in Haddington 19 Nov. 1663 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Mirriman, common- 
cook, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Mar. 1618 
Ewiesoun, Marion. See Murray, John, in Culross. 
Ewing, Agnes, sometime spouse to Alexander Bardie, maltman, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 Apr. 1612 

„ Agnes, spouse to George Ramsay, fishmonger, burgess of 

Edinburgh 15 May 1637 

„ Andrew, lawful son to the deceased Walter E., W.S. 

31 Jan. 1693 and 23 Jan. 1700 
„ Archibald, in Skait-raw 6 Dec. 1638 
„ Christian. See Hamilton, Hew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1631 

„ James, writer in Edinburgh 25 July 1678 

„ John, younger, in Middletoun of Strabrok, sher. of Linlithgow 30 Jan. 1618 

„ John, cooper, burgess of Queensferry 3 Oct. 1667 



132 Conwiissariot of Edinburgh, [1601-1700. 

Ewlng, Margaret, relict of John Halyday, presenter of Salton 29 June 1680 

,, Marion, relict of Robert Summer, Gentlemen of his 

Majesty's Guard 16 Aug. 1697 

„ Nicoll, fishmonger, burgess of Edinburgh 15 June 1653 

See also Cochrane, Helen ; and Gibb, Agnes. 
„ Robert, flesher, burgess of Queensferry 8 Aug. 1633 

„ Walter, W.S. 29 Nov. 1671 and 31 Jan. 1693 

Faa, Margaret. See Bald, John, mason, burgess of Dunbar. 
Fad, John, servitor to Florence Listoun, in Gofar. See Listoun, Marion. 
Fair, Richard, burgess of Hawick, sher. of Roxburgh 3 June 1606 

Fairbairne, Henry, sometime in Fawsyde, indweller in the 

Canongate 29 June 1610 

„ James, in Over-Stitchell, par. of Stitchell, sher. of Berwick 1 June 1602 
„ James, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 28 June 1661 

„ John, chapman in Haddington. See Carkettill, Helen. 
Fairer (Fairhar), Andro, in Over-Collane, par. of Scone, sher. of Perth 

6 July 1605 
,, David, in Prestonpans 31 Dec. 1607 

„ David, in Corstoun, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 11 June 1638 

„ William, in Nether-Williamstoun, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 

20 July 1638 
„ William, in Langhauch-mylne. See Tennent, Alison. 
Fairgreive, James H. 19 Apr. 1655 

„ William, in Craigend 4 Nov. 1630 

Fairholme, Charles, tanner, at the West-port of Edinburgh 15 Aug. 1640 

„ George, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Mar. 1603 

„ George, tanner, burgess of Edinburgh 10 June 1652 

„ James, maltman, without the West-port of Edinburgh 16 Feb. 1622 

„ James, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh $Ju?ie 1629 

„ James, maltman, indweller in Edinburgh. See Turnbull, Margaret. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Feb. 1655 

See also Thomson, Marion. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 July 1672 

„ Mr. John, of Craigiehall ; and Sophia, Marchioness of 

Annandale, his daughter 12 Sept. 1698 and 3 Nov. 1698 

„ Rebecca, relict of John Kirkwood, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

29 Apr. 1699 
„ Thomas 30 July 1673 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Mar. 1686 

See also Dennistoun, Jonet ; and Penman, Rebecca. 
„ Thomas, maltman at the West-port of Edinburgh. See 
Cuthbertson, Bessie. 
Fairlie, Agnes, sometime spouse to Gawin Heriot, burgess of Edinburgh 

27 June 1604 
„ Agnes, spouse to John Mudie, indweller in Bruchton 7 Nov. 1648 

„ Agnes, spouse to Abracham Black, in Fisherraw 1 Jan. 1685 

„ Alexander, of Braid, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Apr. 1623 
„ Mr. Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh. See Dennistoune, Helen. 
„ Bessie, relict of John Hiche, in Langnidrie, par. of Tranent, 

constab. of Haddington 28 Oct. 1635 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 and 17 May 1609 

„ David, in Wester-Handiswood. See Reid, Marion. 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Thomas Macaulay, writer in Edinburgh 

3 Jan. 1610 
„ Elizabeth, relict of John Logane, indweller in Leith 30 July 1618 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Thomas Flemyng, younger, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Jan. 1628 

„ Euphame. See Liddell, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ George, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Dec. 1645 

„ Hew, in Langnidrie. See Pilmoire, Agnes. 
„ James, younger, wobster, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Nov. 1606 



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Fairlie, Mr. James, minister at Lasuad ; and Bessie Nicoll, his spouse 9 Apr. 1658 
„ James, writer in Edinburgh 17 June 1671 

„ John, of Bruntsfield, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Mar. 1608 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1621 

„ John, ordinary town-officer of Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1643 

„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1685 

See also Home, Margaret. 
,, John, in Langlandis. See Hommyll, Cristian. 
„ John, in Glasfurde. See Torrance, Isobel. 
„ Margaret, relict of John Hammiltoun, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, dwellyng in Kirkwall in Orkney 27 Aug. 1602 
„ Margaret, relict of John Frenche, merchant, burgess of 
Edinburgh, and last spouse to John Denholme, 
merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Sept. 1623 
„ Marion, relict of James Gottary, in Boultoun, par. thereof, 

constab. of Haddington 16 Mar. 1603 

„ Marion. See Sandilands, James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Marjory, sometime spouse to John Raney, maltman, bur- 
gess of Dysart 6 Dec. 1608 
„ Mungo, in Langniddrie, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

1 May 1645 
„ Robert, cordiner, burgess of Dysart 16 June 1601 

„ Robert, merchant in Prestonpans 8 Nov. 1694 

„ Thomas, sometime of Colmistoun, indweller in Over- 

Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Jan. 1622 

„ Sir William, of Bruntsfield, knight, par. of St. Cuthbert, 

sher. of Edinburgh 18 Jan. 1626 

See also Seton, Dame Margaret. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 July 1637 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Mar. 1646 

,, William, of Bruntsfield 1 May 1649, 1 Feb. 1654, and 11 Jan. 1659 

Fairney, Grissell, relict of John Logane, portioner of Bonnington, 

par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 12 June 1601 

,, Katherine, sometime spouse to John Averie, burgess of 

Falkland in Fife 8 July 1607 

,, William 6 Feb. 1654 

Fairry, James, in Auldlistoun, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Edinburgh 22 Feb. 1625 

Fairservice, James, indweller in Leith 26 Mar. 1610 

See also Hunter, Margaret. 
Fairum, Umphra, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1610 

Fairwodder, Robert, merchant, burgess of Dundee 10 Apr. 1609 

„ Thomas, burgess of Dundee. See Flescheour, Elspeth. 
Fala, Bessie, sometime spouse to Thomas Young, in Winscheillis, 

par. of Dunce, sher. of Berwick 16 Dec. 1608 

„ James, indweller in Leith. See Ramsay, Katherine. 
Falconer, Agnes, sometime spouse to Robert Spark, in Wester- 

toun of Glenbervie, par. thereof, in the Mearns 9 Jan. 1604 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to George Govane, in the Ryhill 

of Bonhard, par. of Carridine, sher. of Linlithgow 24 Jan. 1628 

„ Alexander, of Halkertoun, par. of Conveth, in the Mearns 17 Mar. 1607 
„ Alexander, cordiner in Caldton 30 July 1645 

,, Archibald, burgess of Dunbar H. 8 Mar. 1653 

„ Archibald, wright, burgess of Dunbar. See Gullane, Mar- 
garet ; and Osburne, Jonet. 
,, Beatrix, sometime spouse to James Tuedie, in Prestounpans, 

constab. of Haddington 21 Mar. 1626 

„ Beatrix, sometime spouse to Robert Watson, in Dalkeith, 

sher. of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 1632 

Bernard, in Loneheid of Lesswaide, sher. of Edinburgh 1 July 1624 

Cristian, sometime spouse to umquhile Edward Kirkpatrik, 

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Falconer, David, keeper of the Tolbooth of Edinburgh 25 July 1684 

„ Sir David, of Xewtoun, Lord President of the Session 21 Feb. 1688 

„ Elizabeth, relict of John Walker, glassier, burgess of Edinburgh 

7 Dec. 1666 
„ Elspeth, relict of Robert Falconer, of Ballandrow, par. of 

Benholme, in the Mearns 30 Mar. 1603 

,, George, in l'etduathie, par. of Glenbervie, in the Mearns 4 Mar. 1603 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 June 1657 

See a/so Ellis, Jonet. 
„ James, chirurgeon in Borrowstones 18 Aug. 1687 

„ Sir John, master of his Majesty's Mint 19 July 1673 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 27 Dec. 1678 

„ John, merchant in Edinburgh 22 May 1679 

„ John, litster, burgess of the Canongate 7 Apr. 1682 

„ Sir John, of Balmakellie 11 Sept. 1688 and 16 May 1708 

„ John, wobster, burgess of Linlithgow. See Gemmill, Marion. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Gibson, Alison. 
,, Jonet, sometime spouse to William Watt, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 Oct. 161 2 
„ Margaret, spouse to John Wobster, at Kincairdin-mylne, 

par. of Fordoun, in the Mernes 22 July 1602 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Hew Falconer, in Mekill- 

Innerlochtie, par. of Elgin 16 Dec. 1602 

„ Richard, in Borrowstounes 4 Aug. 1654 

„ Sara, spouse to Patrick Mathie, merchant in Dunbar 27 Apr. 1687 

„ William, cook, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Cristian Browne, his spouse 

20 Aug. 1657 
,, William, sometime in the Water of Leith, then maltman, 

indweller at the West-port of Edinburgh 19 June 1658 

Fall, George, mason, burgess of Dunbar. See Cockburne, Elizabeth. 
Famyltoun, John, brother-german to David Fammyltoun, in 

Over-Stitchell, sher. of Roxburgh 8 Sept. 1606 

Faope, James, in Cliftoun-hall, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 

12 Nov. 1635 
Fareis, William, merchant, burgess of Dumfries 26 May 1609 

Farquhar, Abigail, sometime spouse to David Richeson, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Sept. 1621 
,, Alexander, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1690 
„ Edward, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1645 

See a/so Symson, Helen. 
„ George, litster in Leith j Jan. 1646 

„ Isobel, relict of Arthur Rae, writer in Edinburgh 29 June 1638 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh 1 Apr. 1682 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Galbraith, Isobel. 
„ Marion, relict of Robert Chrystie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

9 July 1625 
Farquharsone, William, in Archundullie, sher. of Banff 21 Sept. 1606 

Fawlay, David, son to umquhile James Faulay, indweller in Leith 

1 July 1609 
,, James, indweller in Leith 19 Mar. 1603 

Fawsyde, Agnes, sometime spouse to Sir William Douglas, of Kelheid 

29 Jan. 1652 
„ Alison, sometime spouse to John Achesone, portioner of 

Inveresk, par. thereof, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1603 

„ Grissell, relict of John Johnstoun, portioner of Dean, par. 

of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Nov. 1622 

„ James, fear of that Ilk, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

12 July 1617 
„ Mr. James, of that Ilk 6 Aug. 1675 

„ John, of that Ilk, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

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Fawsyde, Jonet, sometime spouse to John Kerr, of Lochtour, in 

Cowthrople, constat), of Haddington 7 Feb. 

,, Marion, relict of Patrik Livingston, of Saltcoats, constab. 

of Haddington 12 Dec. 

„ Mr. Robert, of that Ilk. See Maitland, Marion. 
„ Samuel, son lawful to Mr. Robert F., of that Ilk, par. of 

Tranent, constab. of Haddington 17 Nov. 

Fell, Cristian, relict of Robert Greive, in Birnie-knowes 22 Apr. 

,, Robert, in Rynslaw. See Scott, Marion. 

„ William, maltman, indweller in Leith 20 June 

Femaster, Thomas, in Patgownie, par. of Elgin, in Moray 30 June 

Fender, George, in Craighill. See Watt, Helen. 

„ Isobel, spouse to George Wate, in Thorntoun H. 27 Oct. 

„ James, mason in Tranent 30 Oct. 

See also Cairnes, Margaret. 
„ Robert, seaman in Tranent 1 May 

Fentoun, Agnes, spouse to Henry Smith, cooper, indweller in Leith 

30 May 
„ Charles, merchant in Edinburgh 22 June 

„ James, tailor, servant to John, Lord Erskine 1 Mar. 

„ John, sometime comptroller clerk, indweller in Edinburgh. 

See Lindsay, Agnes. 
,, William, merchant in Edinburgh 7 Nov. 

Fergus, Henry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Mar. 

„ Marjory, sometime spouse to Edward Thomesone, mer- 
chant, burgess of Dunfermline 25 May 
,, Robert, in Balmoir 18 Apr. 
Fergushill, James, in Chapelmark. See Maitland, Marion. 
„ Katherine, spouse of Mathew Flemyng, merchant, burgess 

of Glasgow 22 June 

Ferguson, Angus, alias Innes, in Kalie-middell. See Nicoll, Cristian. 
,, Archibald, in Tantalloun. See Sandilands, Bessie. 
„ Cristopher, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate 



12 Mar. 
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Cuthbert, burgess of the Canongate. See Wilson, Jonet. 

David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

David, merchant in Kirkcaldy. See Bell, Katherine. 

Donald, sometime servitor to the Earl of Argyle 3 Dec. 

George, one of his Majesty's ordinary Trumpeters, indweller 

in the Canongate 1 5 July 

Harry, gardiner in Scone, sher. of Perth 28 Jan. 

Helen, spouse to the deceased John Gilchryst, in Woodgate 27 Nov. 
or Kirk, Helen, widow in Edinburgh 23 Sept. 

James, mariner in Leith 27 Jan. 

James, indweller at the Castle of Restalrig 17 Mar. 

James, sometime in Cowcairdie 12 May 

James, mealmaker in Cousland. See Craig, Marion. 
Janet ; and James Paterson, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 2 May 
Janet, relict of Robert Kirkwood, in Tinnigham 4 Apr. 

John, of the He, par. of Dunskoir, sher. of Dumfries 25 July 

John, in Cluney, par. thereof, sher. of Perth 27 Jan. 

John, in Pennycuik, sher. of Edinburgh _ 13 June 

John, in Pennicuik ; and Jonet Borthuick, his relict, par. 

of Pennicuik, sher. of Edinburgh 25 July 

John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Dec. 

John, carter in Leith 12 Dec. 

John, sadler, burgess of the Canongate 1 July 

John, baxter in Edinburgh 19 Dec. 

Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas Ranyng, burgess of Dumfries 

16 Jan. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to William Crie, maltman, burgess of Perth 

15 May 



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Ferguson, Jonct, relict of George M'Millane, of Brigmark, par. 

of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 27 July 1607 

„ Jonet, relict of Laurence Scott, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1668 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Andersone, in Nether- 

Urde, in Peebles 1 July 1607 

„ Patrick, indweller in Samuelston 30 Jan. 1630 

„ Patrik, alias Gow, smith, burgess of Perth. See Oliphant, Helen. 
„ Richard, indweller in Castcltoune 24 Aug. 1649 

„ Robert, in Blakcraig, par. of Blair, sher. of Perth 20 Sept. 1606 

See also Bryce, Margaret. 
„ Robert, seedman, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Nov. 161 1 

„ Robert, tailor, indweller in Leith ; and Cristian Bowman, his spouse 

16 Mar. 1646 
„ Robert, servitor to Charles Hog, brewer in Edinburgh 4 and 14 Jan. 1698 
,, Sara, relict of George Neill, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Feb. 1646 
„ Thomas, alias M'Inncs, in Eist-quarter of Blakcraig. See 

Bryce, Margaret. 
„ William, in Dirleton ; and Helen Smyth, his spouse 7 Apr. 1668 

„ William, in Wester-Haills 26 Apr. 1676 

See also Denholm, Margaret. 
„ William, in Craig-Lockhart 27 Dec. 1678 

,, William, tailor and indweller in the Water of Leith 2 Sept. 1680 

„ Mr. William, merchant, burgess of Dundee. See Kinloch, 
Eufame ; and Symmer, Elizabeth. 
Fermour, George, in Whitinghame 3 Jan. 1667 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to David Myrtoun, in Flashill, 

par. of Forgoun, in Fife 2 Mar. 1609 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1697 

Ferney, John, in Wester-Colsie. See Gardner, Katherine. 
Ferrie, George, portioner of Restalrig 21 June 1604 

See also Polwart, Katherine. 
Ferriour, John, indweller in Leith 8 Nov. 1614 

Fettus, John, in Insche. Sec Smyth, Elspeth. 

„ John, in Lonheid of Fettercairn. See Wallantyns, Elspeth. 
Fiddes, Bartilmo, in Lintlawis. See Murray, Jonet. 

„ John, felt-maker, burgess of Edinburgh 15 July 1674 

„ John, in Restalrige 12 Feb. 1675 

„ Margaret, relict of John Hill, of that Ilk, par. of Newtoun, 

sher. of Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1604 

„ William, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Jan. 1607 and 28 Jan. 1608 

Field, Beatrix, sometime spouse to George Baillie, burgess of 

North-Berwick 16 June 1601 

Findlater, Marion, Countess of 2 Feb. 1662 

Findlaw, Andro. maltman at the West-port of Edinburgh. See 
Smyth, Marion. 
„ John, in Tullerie, par. of Urwell, sher. of Kinross 5 Mar. 1606 

„ Susanna, relict of Thomas F., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

22 Mar. 1642 

„ Thomas, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Feb. 1633 

Findlo, Alexander, in Penstoun, par. of Arbirlet, in Angus 16 July 1602 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Grig, burgess of Montrose 4 Mar. 1606 

Finlay, Agnes, relict of Robert Lynnyng, in Browningsyde, par. 

of Monkton, sher. of Lanark 22 Jan. 1601 

,, Alison. See Symson, John, in Nether-Tullerye. 

,, Arthur, sailor in Leith 4 Nov-. 1689 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to John Corsbie, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 20 Now 1616 
„ David, in Over-Killielung, par. of Kirkmaho, sher. of Dumfries 

21 July 1608 
,, David, son to umquhile James Findlay, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 July 1661 



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Finlay, Helen, spouse to George Foster, shepherd of Tynninghame 

30 July 1664 
„ James 12 Jan. 1671 

„ James, sailor in Grainge-pannes 4 June 1675 

„ James, merchant in Warsaw, Poll. 8 Sept. 1675 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Forret, Agnes ; 

and Ramsay, Jonet. 
„ John, in Robrestoun, par. of Keddir, sher. of Lanark 21 May 1605 

,, John, schirsmith, outwith the West-port of Edinburgh 9 Dec. 161 5 

,, John, elder, in Castellhill, par. of Bathgate 8 Dec. 1623 

See also Liddell, Marion ; and Wilkie, Geillis. 
„ John, son lawful to James F., baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1646 
„ John, younger, in Loninghills of Strabrok 29 Jan. 1650 

„ John, skipper in Leith 27 Feb. 1679 

„ John, in Knock 21 July 1699 

See also Aitken, Isobel. 
„ John, younger, in Castellhill. Sec Mure, Agnes. 
„ Jonet, spouse to Robert Somervell, in Ruscha, par. of 

Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1642 

„ Margaret, relict of Andro Bennet, in Gray-stane, par. of 

Kilconquher, in Fife 20 June 1608 

„ Margaret, spouse to Joseph Coupar, in Leith 22 Sept. 1665 

„ Michael, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 July 1626 

„ Patrick, cordiner in Caltoune 12 Feb. 1675 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Mar. 1666 

„ Robert, in Balbardie. See Ramsay, Margaret. 

„ Thomas, in Lochwod, sher. of Lanark 26 May 1601 

„ Thomas, at West-Calder 26 Nov. 1679 

„ William, in Knok, par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 12 Jan. 1631 

Finlaysone, Adam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

27 Dec. 1617 and 23 Jan. 1619 
,, Alexander, in Brother-sheills 26 Jan. 1694 

„ Andrew, scheirsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Apr. 1662 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to George Frasser, mealmaker in Edinburgh 

23 July 1646 
„ David, baxter in Leith 30 Dec. 1631 

„ David, schoolmaster in Crichton 28 Feb. 1684 

„ Helen, spouse to James Roberte, in Straith-mylne 21 Oct. 1687 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Jan. 1669 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Anderson, Margaret. 
,, James, brewer, burgess of Edinburgh. See Craig, Sara. 
„ John, mealmaker, indweller in Edinburgh 29 June 161 5 

„ John, in Balbairdie. See Heigh, Beigis. 
„ John, burgess of Haddington. See Hog, Margaret. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Haddington. See Kirkwood, Agnes. 
„ John, indweller in Megitland. See Thomson, Geillis. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Patrik Murray, elder, burgess 

of Burntisland 26 Jan. and 3 May 1609 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Andro Baittie, tailor in the 

Potterrow, beside Edinburgh 30 July 1619 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Veitch, younger, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 5 Nov. 1619 and 15 June 1621 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Ninian Wigholme, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 Oct. 1618 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to William Mudie, merchant 

burgess of Edinburgh 26 Jan. 1631 

„ Katherine, daughter to umquhile Michael F., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 14 Feb. 1624 

„ Marjory, sometime spouse to John Wilkie, in Cristo, par. 

of Feme, in Angus 28 July 1607 

„ Patrik, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Jan. 1607 



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Finlaysone, Patrik, lawful son to umquhile Adam F., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 6 June 1620 

„ Patrick, wright in the Canongate 14 Aug. 1695 

„ Robert, flesher in Edinburgh. See Thomson, Margaret. 
„ Robert, fermourer in Meggitland 9 Apr. 1662 

„ Robert, indweller in Edinburgh. See Miller, Christian. 
„ Thomas, in For, par. of Creich, sher. of Perth 22 May 1601 

,, Thomas, lawful son to umquhile Adam F., merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 6 Jim. 1620 
,, Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Johnstoun, Jonet. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 May 1617 and 17 Nov. 1620 
„ William, in Saltoun H. 2 July 1657 
Finnie (Fynne), Robert, in the Gateside. See Yowstian, Agnes. 
„ Margaret, lawful daughter of umquhile William F., malt- 
man in Leith, and umquhile Janet Cairnes, his 
spouse, and thereafter spouse to Captain Craufurd, 
in Leith 31 Mar. 1647 
„ Margaret. See Broune, James, servitor to John Gawdie, 

locksmith, burgess of Edinburgh. 
,, Thomas, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Dec. 1623 and 18 Mar. 1625 

Finnysone, Robert, merchant in Edinburgh 29 Dec. 1694 

Fish (Fische), Andro, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 

29 Jan. 1622 and 21 Jan. 1624 
„ Gilbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 1648 

„ James, in Hamiltons-Ferme. See Fleming, Bessie. 
„ John, son to umquhile Robert F., in Flemyngtoun, par. of 

Cambuslang, sher. of Lanark (vol. 45) 18 July 1609 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 July 1657 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Mathew Barnis, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1619 

„ William, stabler, indweller in Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1618 

Fisher (or Fischear), Alison, spouse to James Makcawlay, stabler, 

indweller in Edinburgh 24 May 1633 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Aug. 1643 

„ Helen, relict of Thomas Baxter, smith, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Nov. 1610 
„ Hew, in Pleasantis. See Duncan, Agnes. 
,, Jane, sometime spouse to George Wauchope of Cleghorne, 

par. of North Berwick, constab. of Haddington 13 Dec. 1606 

,, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 161 5 

See also Scarlet, Helen. 
„ Mr. James, advocate 14 Sept. 1647 

„ James, writer in Edinburgh 18 June 1695 

„ James, skipper in Leith. See Stewart, Katherine. 

„ John, in Ballintone, par. of Kilmadok, sher. of Perth 13 June 1603 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 June 1607 

„ John, miller at Torphichen-mylne 11 Aug. 1697 

„ Katherine, and Adam Keltie, writer in Edinburgh, her spouse 

3 Dec. 1658 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Robert Craig, brother lawful 

to Mr. Thomas C, advocate in Edinburgh 22 May 1604 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to William Flemyng, par. of 

Glastoun, sher. of Wigtown 19 Mar. 1605 

„ Thomas, brother-german to John F., at Terbellow-mylne, 

par. of Auchinlek, sher. of Ayr 9 July 1602 

„ Thomas, burgess of Edinburgh 5 July 1615 

,, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Dec. 1625 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Sept. 1644 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Home, 

Cristian ; and M'Aulay, Alison. 
„ Thomas, tailor in Edinburgh. See Paterson, Rebecca. 
„ William, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Feb. 1610 



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Fisher (or Fischear), William, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

12 July 1620 
„ William, writer in Edinburgh 4 Feb. 1687 

Fissie, John, maltman in Queensferry. See Jameson, Katherine. 
„ John, indweller in Nevingsgreen. See Thomson, Euphame. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Bryce, in Kincavill, now 

dwelling in Pardovand, sher. of Linlithgow 24 Mar. 1604 

Fithie (Fethie), George, in the Newtown of Glammis, par. of 

Glammis, sher. of Forfar 29 Dec. 1602 

„ John, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Mar. 1650 

Flebairde, Margaret, sometime spouse to John Ellott, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 16 Sept. 1637 

Flebairne, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Dec. 1618 

„ John, elder, dagmaker at the West-port of Edinburgh 4 Mar. 1646 

,, John, cooper in Preston 29 Jan. 1650 

„ Jonet, daughter lawful to umquhile Michael F., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 21 Aug. 1618 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Robert Acheson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 28 Aug. 1619 

'„ Michael, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Feb. 161c 

„ William, indweller in Leith ; and Jeane Watson, his spouse 15 July 1652 

Fleck, Cristian. See Colvin, John, in Tranent. 

„ George, flesher, burgess of Dunbar H. 25 Feb. 1656 

„ John, indweller in South-syd 11 Dec. 1645 

Fledgeour, Philp, burgess of Musselburgh ; and Margaret 

Thomson, his spouse 15 Mar. 161 5 

Fleming, Adam, indweller in Edinburgh 27 Apr. 1659 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to John Archibald, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 8 Mar. 1639 

„ Agnes, spouse to Robert Stratoun, indweller in Nether- 

Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Apr. 1643 

„ Alexander, of Bathbarrage 13 Jan. 1654 

„ Alexander, of Barochane. See Houstoun, Jonet. 
„ Alison. See Osburne, David and John. 

„ Andro, maltman, burgess of Glasgow 5 Nov. 1602 

„ Dame Anna, sometime spouse to Sir John Seytoun of 

Barnis, constab. of Haddington 17 Jun. 1626 

„ Anna, spouse to Robert Lockhart, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

13 Apr. 1653 
,, Archibald, in Loch-quoit, par. of Torphichane, sher. of Linlithgow 

1 Sept. 1623 
„ Barbara, spouse to John Penmane, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

4 June 1642 
„ Barbara. See Neilson, John, in Wester-Siemoir. 

„ Bartilmo, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Feb. 1623 

„ Bessie, spouse to Abraham Ross, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 25 Nov. 1602 
„ Bessie, relict of James Fische, in Hamiltons-Ferme, par. 

of Ruglen, sher. of Lanark 13 July 1605 

David, maltman, burgess of Dundee 1 July 1609 

David, indweller in Edinburgh 5 Apr. 1616 

David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Sept. 1652 

Donald, burgess of Perth. See Greive, Jonet. 
Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Alexander Cargill, in 

Schanzie, par. of Eleyth, sher. of Perth 18 June 1601 

Elizabeth, sometime spouse to John Burne, in Stouthill 18 Aug. 1630 

Isobel, sometime spouse to James Ramsay, maltman, bur- 
gess of Dundee 1 1 Apr. 1609 
Isobel, spouse to Archibald Fleming, in Collingsheall 14 July 1675 
James, timberman, indweller in Leith 14 Feb. 1612 
James, at Barbachlaw-mylne, par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 

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Fleming, Mr. James, minister at Bothans H. 9 Aug. 1653 

„ James, tailor in Edinburgh 30 Mar. 1654 

„ James, wright, burgess of Edinburgh. See Stevenson, Beatrix. 
,, Dame Jean, relict of John, Lord Thirlstane, High Chan- 
cellor of Scotland, and last spouse to John, Earl of 
Cassillis 9 Mar. 1610 

„ Jean, widow in Grange-panes 11 Jan. 1678 

„ John, in Glengip, par. of Sanquhar, sher. of Dumfries 1 May 1601 

„ John, son lawful to umquhile Bartilmo F., merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 5 Feb. 1625 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 June 1642 
„ John, in Eistoun 6 June 1646 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 1 Aug. 1670 
„ John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Apr. 1687 
,, John, in Carwood. See Dalgleish, Rachel. 
„ John, in Hardill. See Dickson, Helen, and Nimmo, Agnes. 
„ John, in Corshill. See Strang, Katherine. 
,, Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Fleming, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 16 Oct. 1633 
„ Katherine, relict of Mathew Thomsoun, in Threipland, par. 

of Eglishem, sher. of Renfrew 17 July 1606 

„ Malcolm, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 May 1649 

„ Malcolm and Jonet, bairns lawful to the deceased Mal- 
colm F., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 May 1662 
„ Margaret, relict of Walter Wauch, in Hawick, sher. of Roxburgh 

4 June 1606 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Henry Aitkyne, in Tortrav- 

ing, par. of Linlithgow 7 Mar. 1626 

„ Mathew, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. See Fergushill, Katherine. 
„ Rachael, youngest lawful daughter of umquhile Thomas F., 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1622 

„ Robert, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 28 May 1628 

„ Mr. Robert, sometime minister at Drumlyre 3 Sept. 1656 

„ Thomas, brother to John F., in Knowglas, par. of Kilbryde, 

sher. of Lanark 22 Feb. 1603 

,, Thomas, in Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 26 May 1607 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Apr. 1616 

Sec also Young, Marion. 
„ Thomas, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Oct. 1619 

„ Thomas, sometime portioner of Langhermestoun, par. of 

Currie, sher. of Edinburgh 11 June 1634 

„ Thomas, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1643 

„ Thomas, skipper, in the Grainge-pannes 11 Apr. 1672 

„ Thomas, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See 

Fairlie, Elizabeth. 
„ Walter, in Brigneis 17 Mar. 1680 

„ William, only lawful son to umquhile Andro F., maltman, 

burgess of Glasgow 5 Nov. 1602 

„ Sir William, one of his Majesty's Master Ushers to the Privy Council 

22 June 1672 
„ William, skinner 21 June 1673 

„ William, par. of Glastoun. See Fisher, Marion. 
„ William, in Catelbok. See Scheill, Barbara. 
„ William, glover, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wallace, Marion. 
Flemister, Thomas, in Pitgolony. See Russell, Elspeth. 

Flescheour, David, writer, indweller in Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1617 

„ Elspeth, relict of Thomas Fairwodder, burg-ess of Dundee 5 June 1609 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Dundee. See Ramsay, Mar- 
garet, Lady Foxtoun. 
„ Margaret ; and Mr. John Nisbitt, commisser of Edinburgh 30 June 1657 
Fletcher, Sir Andrew, of Inerpepher, knight 29 Jan. 1652 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinbiirgh. 141 

Fletcher, Dame, Christian, Lady Abercrombie 16 Feb. and 16 Apr 1691 

„ James, in Maynshill, at Morham, presbytery of Haddington 15 Jan. 1668 
„ Sir John, of New-Cranstoune 23 July 1676 and 23 Jan. 1697 

„ Sir Robert, of Innerpeffer, knight 6 Feb. 1668 

„ Mr. William, of New-Cranstoun, advocate 23 Jan. 1689 

Fliman, David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Feb. 1613 

Flint, Agnes, spouse to John Thomson, in Lynhous-muire 12 Apr. 1649 

„ Edward, son to umquhile James F., in Strabrock 16 Feb. 1665 

„ James, in Strabrok 18 Sept. 1661 

„ James, in Nether-Alderston. See Muirhead, Elizabeth. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Sept. 1655 

See also Yule, Jonet. 
„ John, in Breich 28 Feb. 1678 

„ Jonet, relict of David Stevenson, sometime in Clastan 28 July 1629 

„ Jonet, relict of John Thomsone, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

18 Feb. 1615 
„ Thomas, in Elsoftwalls 4 Aug. 1630 

See Brokkie, Jonet. 
„ William, in Breiche-mylne, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 

5 July 1620 
See also Peacock, Isobel. 
„ William, in Langton, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Nov. 1626 

„ Mr. William, in Nether-Howdoun. See Nimmo, Agnes. 
,, William, in Breiche-mylne. See Sandilands, Jonet. 
Fluker, Bessie, relict of Mr. Hew Douglas, indweller in Niddrie 6 Jan. 1647 

„ Major John 10 Nov. 1646 

„ Margaret, spouse to James Johnstoune, in Salton 12 Nov. 1675 

,, Robert, baxter, indweller in Leith 13 Nov. 1617 

,, William, son to the deceased John F., smith in Mountein-hall 

3 July 1683 
Fogo, James, maltman, burgess of Jedburgh 18 Dec. 1601 

Follay, William, son to the deceased John F., in Sproustoun 27 June 1694 

Follower, Andrew, vintiner in Edinburgh. See Osier, Barbara. 
Foord, Hector, indweller in Edinburgh. See Little, Margaret. 
Foot (Fute), Katherine, relict of George Steill, at the Orchart of 

Rattray, sher. of Perth 10 June 1606 

Forbes, Mr. Alexander, writer in Edinburgh, and Bethea 

M'Kenzie, his spouse 19 Aug. 1687, 22 Mar. 1700, 9 Oct. and 

17 Nov. 1725, 14 and 15 Feb. 1732 
„ Captain Charles, sometime of Colonel Hill's Regiment, late 
one of the Captains in the expedition to Caledonia ; 
and Alexander F., merchant in Edinburgh, his 
brother-gertnan 15 Oct. 1700 

„ Christian. See Stirling, Mr. John, minister at Irving. 
„ George, indweller in Leith, servitor to Sir William Gray, of 

Pittindrum, knight 12 Sept. 1646 

„ Mr. James, minister at Abercorn 7 Dec. 1643 

„ James, sailor in Leith 1 Feb. 1656 

,, Margaret, daughter lawful to Patrik F., merchant, burgess 

of Dunkeld 4 May 1610 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh II Feb. 1647 

„ Robert, cordiner in Caldtoun 13 Aug. 1646 

„ William, Bishop of Edinburgh, member of Privy Council 7 Mar. 1635 

„ Mr. William, minister at Calder. See Maxwell, Margaret. 
Forbrand, Isobel, relict of John Wrycht, armorer, burgess of Edinburgh 

10 Dec. 1635 
Fordyce, George, in Corskellie, par. of Rothemay, sher. of Banff 15 Dec. 1602 
Forfar, John, in Bogburne, par. of Glenbervie, in the Mearns 16 Feb. 1604 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Alexander Pedye, in Pitbleidlie, 

par. of Eglisgrig, in the Mearns 22 Feb. 1606 

„ William, mariner in Burntisland 13 Apr. 1700 



142 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Forfar, William, in Coutlahillis, par. of Fetteresso, in tlie Mearns 3 June 1603 
Forker, George, litster, indweller in Leith. See Alexander, Elizabeth. 
Forman, Alison, relict of Gilbert Dik, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

13 Nov. 1645 
„ John, in Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 12 Nov. 1616 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Florence Darling, in Chirneside, 

sher. of Berwick 28 Jan. 1609 

„ Mathew, kirk-officer in Haddington H. 22 Aug. 1656 

,, Thomas, writer in Edinburgh 16 June 1647 

Forrest, Agnes ; and William Coudoune, maltman in Portsburgh, 

her husband 6 July 1676 

„ Mr. Alexander, elder, writer in Edinburgh 23 Mar. 1646 and 14 Jan. 1650 
„ Alexander, ordinary macer before the Lords of Council and Session 

19 Jan. 1653 
„ Alexander, skinner, burgess of Haddington. Sec Marshall, Margaret. 
„ Archibald, in Dirletoun. See Symson, Alison. 
,, Barbara, sometime spouse to William Gibson, in Poldrat, 

par. of Haddington 2 Jan. 1624 

„ David, of Gilmersmylne, par. of Haddington 10 Apr. 1645 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Sept. 1699 

„ Edward, servitor to Andro Quhytt, keeper of the Tolbooth 

of Edinburgh 24 June 1641 

„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to John Lawder, indweller in 

Dirlton, constab. of Haddington 28 July 1632 

Elspeth, relict of James Dickson, flesher, burgess of Ayr 3 Apr. 1696 

George, sometime post-master, burgess of Haddington 12 Jan. 1638 

George, merchant, burgess of Haddington 9 Oct. 1685 

George, sometime mariner in Preston-pans 10 May 1697 

George, burgess of Dunbar. See Hay, Catherine. 
George, merchant, burgess of Dunbar. See Smith, Helen. 
Grissell, relict of Robert Learmonth, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

13 July 1700 
Harry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 1666 

Isobel, spouse to James Grege, periwig-maker in Canongate 5 Mar. 1697 
James, in Guilane, par. of Dirltoun, constab. of Haddington 17 Dec. 1625 

See also Thomson, Alison. 
James, tailor, par. of St. Martin's in London 5 July 1626 

James, of Mashock-mylne 13 Feb. 1650 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Feb. 1667 

James, merchant, burgess of Haddington 18 June 1678 

James, glazier in Edinburgh 14 Apr. 1679 

James, merchant, burgess, and present Dean of Guild of 

Haddington. See Spottiswood, Sibilla. 
Jeane, daughter lawful to umquhile Gabriel F., messenger, 

indweller in Edinburgh 28 Feb. 1643 

Jeane ; and George Sandielands, in Westbarnes, her spouse 29 Jan. 1663 
John, mason in the Grange, par. of Carriddin, sher. of Linlithgow 

20 Feb. 1616 
John, in Diriltoun, par. of Dirltoun, constab. of Haddington 1 1 Sept. 1622 
John, miller at Wodhall-mylne, par. of Haillis, sher. of 

Edinburgh 24 Jan. 1626 

Mr. John, minister at Quhytkirk, constab. of Haddington 21 Mar. 1635 

See also Stevenson, Elizabeth. 
John, cordiner in the Canongate 1 Apr. 1675 

Jonet, sometime spouse to John Lyndesay, minister of 

Carstaris, sher. of Lanark 7 Mar. 1606 

Jonet, sometime spouse to John Thoirbrand, in Gullanc, 

constab. of Haddington 19 Mar. 1607 

Jonet, spouse to Patrick Young, of Killecantie 19 Feb. 1675 

Margaret, relict of Andro Wode, in the Canongate 20 Mar. 1605 

Marion. See Gowans, John, in Nether-Howdoun. 






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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 143 

Forrest, Ninian, barbar-chirurgeon at the West-port of Edinburgh 

11 Mar. 1670 

„ Patrick, miller at Bonnyton-mylne 9 Oct. 1635 

„ Patrick, skipper in Borrowstounes 18 Apr. 1700 
„ Robert, portioner of Eist-Craigis, par. of Torphichen, sher. 

of Linlithgow 4 Mar. 1609 

„ Robert, burgess of the Canongate 25 Nov. 1634 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Haddington 21 Jan. 1682 

See also Lyell, Margaret. 
„ Robert, in Borrowstones. See Johnston, Libra. 

„ Thomas, of Kirktoune, W.S. 10 Sept. 1652 

See also Hay, Jonet. 
,, William, son lawful to the deceased John F., bower, 

burgess of Edinburgh 9 June 1656 

„ William, mason, indweller in Ayr 4 Mar. 1658 

Forrester, Abraham, stabler in Edinburgh 3 June 161 1 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to Walter Speir, in Restalrig, 

sher. of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1610 

„ Alexander, mariner, burgess of Dundee 30 May 1606 

Alexander, of Myathill, par. of Dennie, sher. of Stirling 21 June 1606 
Alexander, merchant, burgess, Edinburgh. See Johnstone, Rachel. 
Alexander, in Wester-Salton. See Wedderburn, Margaret. 

Barbara, indweller in Edinburgh 14 Mar. 1614 
Bartilmo, in Aibber. See Douglas, Margaret. 

Captain Daniel, par. of Dalie in Carrick, sher. of Ayr Oct. 1604 

David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 May 1605 

Mr. David, minister at North Leith 1 Aug. 1633 
Duncan, of Culmoir, indweller in Brounhill, par. of Baithe 

in Cuningham, sher. of Ayr 27 Feb. 1605 

Mr. Duncan, regent of the College of Edinburgh 20 Mar. 1657 

Elspeth, widow in Nevay 5 May 1608 

George, of Arneviccar, par. of Port, sher. of Perth 16 Dec. 1602 

George, in Schephanch 5 Jan. 1608 

Helen, indweller in the Canongate 31 Aug. 1638 

James, of Newtoun, burgess of Dundee 23 Dec. 1602 
James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 1646 and 26 Mar. 1647 
James, sometime provost of Dundee. Sec Ramsay, Elizabeth. 

Janet, spouse to George Clerk, in Utershill 15 Feb. 1692 

John, of Littill-Denoven, indweller in Stirling 10 Jan. 1609 
John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1609 and 7 Feb. 1616 

John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Mar. 1622 

John, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 18 July 1655 

John, merchant in Tranent 20 Jan. 1691 
John, of Logy. See Nicoll, Elizabeth. 
John, in Emmiscleuche. See Young, Bessie. 
Jonet, spouse to William Scheill, in Newbigging, par. of 

Lauder, sher. of Berwick 8 Aug. 1601 
Dame Margaret, daughter lawful to Sir James F., of Tor- 
wodheid, knight, sometime spouse to Sir William 

Ross, of Murestoun, knight 27 Jan. 1636 
Marion, sometime spouse to William Patersone, in Byir- 

cleuche, par. of Cranschill, sher. of Berwick 2 Feb. 1607 
Marion, sometime spouse to William Wauchope, of Stot- 
tincleuche, par. of Auldhamstokis, constab. of 
Haddington 13 Jan. 161 3 and 20 Mar. 1620 

Marion, relict of William Burghe, sometime of Davidson 7 Jan. 1648 

Marion, widow in Haddington 9 Jan. 1680 
Ninian, chururgeon-barber in Portsburgh. See Laurie, Agnes. 

Robert, of Bolquhan, indweller in Stirling 5 Jan. 1602 

Robert, in Cruikstoun, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Mar. 161 1 

Thomas, of Myathel, par. of Denny, sher. of Stirling 14 Feb. 161 1 



144 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Forrester, Thomas, in Tranent 7 Nov. 1661 

„ Mr. Thomas, sometime minister at Melrose 24 Jan. 1674 

See also Kennedy, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, coal-hewer in Tranent 21 Apr. 1696 

„ William, indweller in Leith 5 July 1608 

„ William, wiver, burgess of Edinburgh 11 July 1646 and 20 Mar. 1649 

„ William, talzour, burgess of the Canongate 13 Mar. 1649 and J 8 Jan. 1650 
„ William, lawful son to umquhile Thomas F., indweller in Spot 

3 Sept. 1669 
Forret, Agnes, sometime spouse to James Finlay, baxter, burgess 

of Edinburgh 17 June 1635 

„ Helen, relict of Mr. Alexander Jardane, of Smiddie-grene, 

par. of St. Andrews in Fife 23 May 1606 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to John Ramsay, of Priour- 

Lethame, par. of St. Andrews, in Fife 27 Dec. 1606 

„ James, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Feb. 1638 

„ Mirabill, sometime spouse to John Balvaird, in Kintulloch, 

par. of Dunbarny, sher. of Perth 29 Sept. 1603 

„ Thomas, cooper in Anstruther 2() Jan. 1608 

„ Mr. William, son lawful to umquhile James F., burgess of 

Edinburgh 17 Apr. 1646 

„ Mr. William, son to umquhile James F., of Borrowfield 15 Dec. 1651 

Forsyth, Andro, indweller in Dalkeith 27 June 1635 

See also Sadler, Elizabeth. 
„ Andrew, in Dirleton 14 Aug. 1662 

„ Cristian, relict of Henry Schairp, indweller in Edinburgh 28 July 1619 
„ Euphan. See Gib, David, merchant in Edinburgh. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to William Lawsone, merchant, 

burgess of Stirling 17 June 1607 

„ Henry, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow. See Maine, Jonet. 
,, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Apr. 1626 

See also Rhind, Isobel. 
„ John, burgess of the Canongate 12 Aug. 1653 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 June 1668 

„ John, in Airthrie-heid. See Deanes, Marion. 
„ John, in Elrick. See M'Kie, Isobel. 
„ John, in Cribilaw. See Sandilands, Isobel. 

„ John, chirurgeon, burgess of the Canongate. See Turnbull, Helen. 
„ Marion, relict of John Surgeoune, sawar, indweller in Edinburgh 

24 Apr. 1 62 1 
„ Marjory and Elizabeth, daughters to umquhile Nicoll F., 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Aug. 1631 

„ Mathew, merchant, burgess of Dumfries 21 Apr. 1609 

See also Neilson, Jonet. 
„ Michael, fermorar of the Mains of Torphichane, sher. of 

Linlithgow 26 July 161 5 

„ Nicoll, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hamilton, Agnes. 
„ Robert, maltman, burgess of Dumfries 30 Jan. 1608 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1631 

„ Robert, candlemaker, indweller in Haddington H. 8 Oct. 1655 

„ William, in Binnie 29 Jan. 1653 

„ William, stabler in Edinburgh, and Margaret Caddell, his 

relict 25 Nov. 1687 and 3 Aug. 1694 

„ William, indweller in Wester-Binny. See Anderson, Janet. 
„ Mr. William, indweller in Edinburgh. See Walker, Helen. 
Forth, Countess of. See Bernard, Dame Clara. 

Fortoune, Alexander, merchant in Haddington 2 Nov. 1671 

„ Bessie. See Broune, William, in Haddington. 
„ Helleine, spouse to William Weir, cordiner, burgess of 

the Canongate 15 May 1669 

„ Henry, in Spott 20 Jan. 1676 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 145 

Fortoune, James, mealmaker, at the Water of Leith, par. of St. 

Cuthbert, slier, of Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1626 

„ James, writer in Edinburgh 8 July 1637 

„ John, in Panisheill, par. of Quhittingham, constab. of Haddington 

18 May 1635 
„ Lilias, sometime spouse to George Baillie, burgess of 

North Berwick 22 July 161 3 

„ Mungo, indweller in the Canongate 9 Feb. 1603 

„ Robert, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1641 

„ Robert, in Skarlaw. See Hepburn, Marion. 

„ Thomas, servitor to Lord Elibank H. 26 Oct. 1652 

„ William, in Litill-Blaikburne, par. of Chirnesyde, sher. 

of Berwick 10 July 1602 

Foster, Annabill, sometime spouse to Patrick Gibbieson, 

cordiner, burgess of Linlithgow 27 Oct. 1641 

„ David, servitor to Robert Vallange, baxter in Preston- 
pans, constab. of Haddington 12 May 1642 
„ George, coilhewar in Tranent 26 Mar. 1647 
„ George, shepherd of Tynningham. See Finlay, Helen. 
„ Michael, colhewar in Tranent 14 Nov. 1644 
„ Thomas, dagmaker, burgess of the Canongate 23 Jan. 1646 
Fothringhame, Helen, sometime spouse to John Smart, in 

Over-Inzevar, par. of Maritoun in Angus 8 Mar. 1604 

„ Thomas, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Marion Cok, 

his relict 23 July 1606 

„ Thomas, of Wester-Powrie. See Scott, Barbara. 
Foulis (Faulis), Adam, blacksmith, burgess of Perth 20 Feb. 1607 

„ Mr. Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh. See Spence, Jonet. 
„ Andro, in Cruke in the M earns. See Spreule, Agnes. 
„ Barbara, sometime spouse to Robert Tod, in Waltoun of 

Lundoiris, par. of Ebdie, sher. of Fife 5 Mar. 1606 

„ David, in Galraw, par. of Forgund in Fife 9 July 1601 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Thomas Wilschett, smith in 

Colinton, sher. of Edinburgh 29 Mar. 1604 

„ George, master of his Majesty's Cunzea-house 22 Sept. 1638 

„ George, of Ravelstoun. See Bannatyne, Jonet, and 

Wardlaw, Christian. 
„ Mr. Harry, commisser of Edinburgh 25 Feb. 1691 

„ Helen, spouse to John Johnstoun, hatmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 

18 May 1608 
„ James, of Colinton, par. of Haillis, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1610 

„ Mr. James, fiar of Ravelston 22 Jan. 1636 

„ Mr. James, of Ravelstoun. See Bannatyne, Marion. 

„ Jeane ; and John Byres, of Coats, her husband 20 Mar. 1663 

„ John, workman, indweller in Leith 18 Apr. 1618 

„ Mr. James, second lawful son to George F., of Ravilstoune 22 July 1676 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Dec. 1627 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Jonet Foulis, his spouse 

30 Apr. 1679 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Legat, in Brume of 

Mernis, par. thereof I Dec. 1603 

„ Jonet, relict of John Wylie, in Clavenis, par. of Dundonald, 

sher. of Ayr 27 June 1609 

„ Dame Margaret, sometime spouse to Sir Thomas Hammil- 

toun, of Binnie, knight, advocate to our Sovereign Lord 

17 June 1609 
„ Dame Margaret, relict of Sir Andrew Gilmer, advocate 8 Jan. 1681 

„ Ninian, notary in Bassinden, indweller in Edinburgh 24 July 1610 

„ Robert, son to umquhile John F., writer, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Feb. 1604 
„ Mr. Robert, advocate 13 Dec. 163 1 

„ Robert, in Hoilhouse of Eistwode. See Ranken, Margaret. 

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146 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700 

Foulis (Faulis,) Thomas, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh. See Frances, Jean. 
.. William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1674 and 6 Nov. 1677 
Fouller, Agnes, indweller in Westbarnes, widow, par. of Dunbar, 

constab. of Haddington 26 Apr. 1639 

, Andro, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Apr. 1687 

„ Barbara, sometime spouse to Mr. David Sumer, portioner, 

of Nether-Ancrum, indweller in Edinburgh 28 Sept. 1632 

„ David, armourer, burgess of the Canongate 12 Feb. 1630 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Mr. James Raith, of Edmond- 

stoun, par. of Natoun, sher. of Edinburgh 6 July 1636 

„ George, in Brounlie 14 Sept. 1676 

„ George, in Keadlaie. See Inglis, Euphane. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Henry Lummisdene, chirurgeon, 

burgess of Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1604 

„ Isobel, spouse to Robert Hepburne, of Keithmarchell H. 19 Feb. 1655 
„ James, indweller in Elphingstoune 6 Aug. 1647 

„ John, armourer, burgess of the Canongate 18 Mar. 1626 

„ John, son lawful to umquhile Lodowick F. 28 Sept. 1648 

„ Jonet, relict of John Baillzea, of Lethem 12 July 1654 

„ Katherine, relict of Mr. John Moscrope, advocate 20 Dec. 1609 

„ Ludovick, of Burncastell. See Cathcart, Jean. 
„ Margaret, spouse to John Lambe, in Lughart-mains of Whitinghame 

24 Oct. 1666 
„ Sara, relict of John Inglis, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Mar. 1647 
Founttoun, Jeane 14 July 1682 

Frame, Elizabeth, relict of William Douglasse, hatmaker, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1658 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to John Douglas, now in the Eist- 

mylne of Calder, formerly in Lethem, sher. of Edinburgh 

22 Mar. 1626 
„ Isobel. See Gardner, George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Joseph, burgess of Linlithgow 7 May 1623 

„ John, in Kilkedzow, par. of Carlouk, sher. of Lanark 31 Jan. 1606 

„ John, hatmaker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Johnston, Euphame. 
„ Katherine, spouse to Charles Watson, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 29 Oct. 1644 

„ William, in Blakburne, par. of Kilbryde, sher of Lanark 2 July 1605 

Frances, Jean, sometime spouse to Thomas Foulis, goldsmith, 

burgess of Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1623 

Frank, John, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Dec. 1649 

„ Mr. John, advocate 31 July 1700 and 7 Mar. 1718 

Fraser (Frissell), Agnes, sometime spouse to Alexander Steall, 

tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Feb. 1655 

„ Sir Alexander, of Doors, knight, first and principal phisician 

to the King of Great Britain 13 Apr. 1683 and 28 Jan. 1686 

„ Alexander, mariner in Leith. See Weir, Katherine. 

„ Bessie, widow in Leith 30 Jan. and 19 Nov. 1646 

„ Edward, burgess of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 29 June 1637 

„ Edward, fisher in Dunbar. See Birgie, Cristian. 
„ George, mealmaker in Edinburgh. See Finlaysone, Bessie. 
„ Gilbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 July 1646 

„ Gilbert, in Schang. See Cunynghame, Grissell. 

„ Henry, skipper in Leith 18 Feb. 1690 

„ 'Jeanet, spouse to George Kerre, in Dunbar H. 21 Nov. 1656 

„ John, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Nov. 1653 

See also Skeldie, Agnes. 
„ John, tenant in Bavillaw 7 Aug. 1696 

„ Marjory, relict of John Boill, of Bellikevin, par. of Largs, sher. of Ayr 

20 June 1601 
„ Michael, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Feb. 1653 

„ Patrick, son to the deceased James F., in Romano 16 Aug. 1694 



1 601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 147 

Fraser (Frissell), Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1671 

„ Major Thomas 31 Mar. 1654 

„ Thomas, of Kynnell. See Kinnaird, Jane. 

„ Violet, indweller in Edinburgh 13 July 1658 

„ William, in Currie 12 May 1630 

„ William, mealmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Aug. 1646 

„ William, mealmaker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Crinzeane, Bessie. 
„ William, in Killeith. See Heriot, Marion. 
Frater, Helen, relict of John Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

22 Apr. 1659 
„ Peter, merchant in Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1697 

Freebairne, Queintein, tailor, servitor to James, Master of Paisley 20 Feb. 1601 
French, Bessie, widow in Edinburgh 10 Oct. 165 1 

„ David, burgess of Haddington 29 Mar. 1616 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 June 1604 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to George Broun, in Lyne, sher. of Peebles 

2 Mar. 1604 
„ Isobel, sometime servitrix to John Sinclaire, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 8 July 1625 

„ Isobel, lawful daughter to umquhile Mr. Robert F., minister 

at Hall wood 26 Dec. 1661 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Oct. 1617 

See also Fairlie, Margaret. 
„ Jonet, sometime servitrix to Mathew French, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 12 July 1655 

„ Margaret 4 Apr. 1654 

„ Mathew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hadden, Margaret. 
,, Robert, of Thornydykes, par. of Gordoun, sher. of Berwick 4 June 1605 

See also Turnbull, Margaret. 
„ Robert, of Frencheland, par. of Moffet, stew, of Annandale, 

sher. of Dumfries 19 June 1607 

„ William, tailor in the Canongate 3 Feb. and 18 Dec. 1609 

Frier (Frear), David, tailor in Crichton 15 Aug. 1663 

„ John, servitor to Bessie Thomeson, relict of James Turne- 

bull, in Mekle-Catpair 14 Oct. 1640 

„ Jonet, spouse to James Harring, pewtherer, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 May 1665 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Feb. 1654 

Frissell. See Fraser. 

Froge, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Sept. 1687 

Frude, Agnes, sometime spouse to Alexander Thine, burgess of Dunbar 

19 May 1609 
Fuird, Agnes, relict of James Bineing, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

29 Jan. 16S0 
„ David, girdlemaker, burgess of Culross, sher. of Perth 19 Feb. 1606 

„ Edmond, in Inchemichaell, par. of Erroll, sher. of Perth 26 Feb. 1607 

„ John, in Blaikschaw, par. of Kirklaverok, sher. of Dumfries 4 Feb. 1609 
„ Jonet, relict of Andro Kirkwod, in Beltane, par. of Dunbar, 

constab. of Haddington 10 Dec. 1613 

„ Margaret, relict of John Logie, portioner of Cramond, in- 
dweller in Edinburgh 13 Jan. 1625 
„ Thomas, in Purves-hauch, par. of Essiltoun, sher. of Berwick 5 Aug. 1608 
„ William, traveller in Denmark 23 Mar. 1621 
„ William, indweller in Leith. See Bad, Jonet ; and Mure, Christian. 
Fullartoun, Alexander, of Denune, par. of Glammis, in Angus 14 Mar. 1603 
„ Catherine ; and William Reid, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 Aug. 1664 
„ Mr. David, one of the ressaveris of his majesty's rents in Scotland 

22 June 1631 
„ James, writer in Edinburgh. See Robertson, Jean. 
„ John, of Dreghorn, sher. of Ayr 24 Jan. 1607 



148 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1 601 -1700. 

Fullartoun, Mr. John, son lawful to uinquhile David F. 5 Apr. 1634 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Oct. 1644 

„ John, elder, men hunt, burgess of Edinburgh jo. Feb. 1663 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Aug. 1670 

See also Suttie, Jean. 
„ Lieutenant-Colonel John, of Sennick 4 May 1694 

„ Mr. John, in Cowie. See Ker, Margaret. 
„ John. See Hepburn, Bessie. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Andrew Kellie, in Stanehyve, 

par. of Dunotter, sher. of Kincardine in the Mernes 5 Nov. 1602 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to James Grahame, in Leuch- 

land, par. of Brechin, in Angus 17 Feb. 1607 

,, Margaret, sometime spouse to William Ramsay, merchant, 

burgess of Montrose 8 July 1602 

„ Sara, sometime spouse to Thomas Ogilvie, in Tarbray, par. 

of Glammis, in Angus 22 Aug. 1608 

„ William, elder, in Corsbie. See Wallace, Bessie. 
Fultoun, Agnes, spouse to Archibald Mar, indweller at the Stokbrig 10 Feb. 1653 
„ Alison. See Vallance, William, mason, burgess in Haddington 
„ James, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1667 

„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1657 

„ William, mason, indweller in Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1662 

Fumertoune, James, in Kinneill 15 Nov. 1667 

„ ... spouse to William Hamilton, in Kinneill 4 Sept. 1680 

Funcanat, Nicolas, Frenchman, knokmaker to his Majesty, in- 
dweller in Edinburgh 22 Sept. 1630 
See also Robertson, Elspeth. 
Funeill, Nicolas, cordiner in Leith. See Whyte, Elizabeth. 
Futhie, Alison, sometime spouse to Henry Duncane, minister at 

Muirhous, in Angus 29 June 1609 

„ Patrick, of Fodis-mylne, par. of Crombie, in Fife 21 Mar. 1601 

Fyfe, Andro, in the Lairdis-hill, beside Markistoune, par. of St. 

Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 1 Feb. 1610 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Dundee. See Hobbart, Katherine. 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to James Abercrumbie, mariner, 

burgess of Dundee 19 June 1605 

„ James, in Wester-Balnabreiche, par. of Brechen, in Angus 22 July 1601 

See also Gold, Margaret. 
„ James, in Sandefuird. See Adam, Helen. 
„ James, tailor, burgess of the Canongate. Sec Hamley, Anna. 
„ John, servitor to Harry Gib, vintiner in the Abbey 21 Dec. 1671 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Reull, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, elder, baxter, burgess of Dundee 6 Jan. 1603 

„ Thomas, in Baglassie, par. of Aberlemno, sher. of Angus 20 Jan. 1603 

„ William, skipper, burgess of Dundee ; and Isobel Kar, his relict 5 July 1608 
„ William, sadler in Leith 8 Dec. 1648 

Fyldar, Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile William Fylder, in Peebles 

5 June 1607 
Fynison, William, in Bemerflat of Alderstoun, par. of Calder, 

sher. of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1638 

Gaff, John, elder, merchant in Linlithgow 29 Feb. 1688 

Gairdus, Agnes, relict of Robert Handisyde, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

29 Jan. 1685 
Gairne, John, in Larnaverone 29 Jan. 1685 

Gairnes, James, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 17 June 1646 

See also Mitchelson, Isobel. 
,, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 May 1679 

„ William, merchant, indweller in Edinburgh 6 Jan. 1623 

Gaits (Gaittis), Mr. Alexander, minister and parson of Polwart, 

sher. of Berwick 28 Feb. 1606 

„ James, in Brigend of Liberton 12 Mar. 1683 



1 600-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 149 

Galbraith, David, indweller in Kinneill 3 June 1642 

See also Crawfurd, Marion. 
„ David, in Kinneill 25 Nov. 1692 and 18 Apr. 1700 

„ George, burgess of Dunbar H. 13 Oct. 1652 

„ George, burgess of Dunbar 17 June 1671 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1687 and 1 May 1701 
„ Isobel, relict of John Farquhair, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

5 Mar. 1616 
„ Jean, relict of David Graham, of Cleypotts 2 Feb. 1646 

„ John, goldsmith, indweller in Edinburgh 25 June 1603 

,, John, goldsmith, indweller in Edinburgh 19 Apr. 1622 

„ John, tanner in Portsburgh 24 Dec. 1688 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Gilbert Neilson, of Craigcuffie, advocate 

24 Aug. 1625 
„ Margaret, relict of Captain Florance Jamison, indweller in Leith 

22 Sept. 1680 
„ Mawse, relict of Andro Kneland, advocate 19 July 1617 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 May 1602 and 16 July 1605 
„ • Robert, merchant, burgess of Dunbar 12 Aug. 1665 

„ Thomas, merchant in Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1623 

„ Valentine, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Feb. and 24 June 1636 

„ Walter, sometime of Garthskaddane, par. of Renfrew 2 May 1609 

Gallatlie, James, merchant, burgess of Perth 1 Apr. 1609 

See also M'Colme, Bessie. 
Gallorig, John, elder, portioner of St. Margaret's Stane 22 Dec. 1607 

Galloway, Agnes. See Maislett, Andro, cooper, burgess of Haddington. 

„ Alexander, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Mar. 1632 

„ Andro, in Wester-Fanoche, par. of Rescobie, in Angus 6 July 1607 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to William Calderwood, in Dalkeith, 

sher. of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 161 2 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Thomas Thomsone, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1615 

„ James, wright, burgess of Edinburgh. See Henry, Katherine. 
„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1607 

„ Mr. John, writer, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 1637 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh iS June 1678 

„ Jonet, spouse to John Lawson, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Apr. 1679 
,, Margaret, sometime spouse to James Adamsoun, flesher, 

indweller in Edinburgh 1 Mar. 161 1 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to David Allane, in Wintoun, 

par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 18 Feb. 1624 

„ Mr. Patrik, minister at Edinburgh 18 May 1626 

„ Thomas, in Lyntoun, sher. of Peebles 15 July 1601 

„ Thomas, in the Hilend, par. of Culmanaill, sher. of Ayr 1 Dec. 1602 

„ Thomas, burgess of Haddington ; and Bessie Little, his spouse 24 July 1667 
„ Thomas, in Haddington 15 Oct. 1681 

„ Thomas, indweller in Haddington. See Martin, Marion. 
„ Thomas, in Slipperfeild. See Paterson, Marion. 

„ William, in Menstrie, par. of Logie, sher. of Clackmannan 17 Nov. 1602 
Gait, Agnes, sometime spouse to Robert Lyntoun, in Dalkeith, 

sher. of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 1612 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1693 

Garden (Gairden, Gardyne), Adam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Dec. 1635 

See also Seton, Jonet. 
„ Alexander, violar in Edinburgh 9 July 1636 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1674 

„ Catherine, sometime spouse to Mr. William Carnegy, of 

Eister-Fouthie, par. of Brechin, in Angus 20 July 1605 

„ Daniel, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 161 5 

See also Wallace, Geillis. 
„ David, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Jan. 1615 



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150 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Garden 1 Gairden, Gardyne), David, servitor to Sir William Dick, 

of Braid, knight 3 Aug. 1647 
„ George, indweller in Hopisheill, par. of Bahelvie, sher. of Aberdeen 

18 July 1654 
„ Mr. Gilbert, of Bothe ; and Isobel Strachauchine, his relict, 

par. of Idvie, sher. of Forfar 17 July 1605 
,, Isobel, sometime spouse to Robert Smyth, in Wraithes, 

par. of Neilston, sher. of Renfrew 21 Aug. 1602 

,, James, in Somishill 19 N(n>. 1607 
„ James, in Lowrestoun. See Lindsay, Elizabeth. 

„ John, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 10 May 1606 and 25 Feb. 1612 

,, John, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1650 

„ John, sometime Cadie in the Scotts Regiment of Guards 24 Jan. 1694 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Marno, in Drumlokkie, 

par. of Fordoun, in the Mernes 22 July 1602 
,, Margaret, sometime spouse to Gilbert Halyday, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 28 Apr. 1609 
,, Patrik, in Kirktoun of Liff. See Thayne, Margaret. 

„ Mr. Thomas, son to Georg r e G., of Hopschill 5 June 1668 
„ Thomas, in Castelcruik. See M'Kie, Marion. 
„ Thomas, in Balbegie. See Spens, Isobel. 

„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 July 1650 

Gardner (Gairdiner), Alexander, mariner in Leith 27 Dec. 1627 

„ Alexander, in Humbe, sher. of Linlithgow 14 May 1655 

„ Allan, merchant in Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1671 

„ Cristian, relict of Thomas Dog, baxter, burgess of Perth 21 Feb. 1607 

David, in Leith 23 Feb. 1627 
Elspeth, relict of James Ballingall, in Pitkiltillum, par. of 

Ebdie, in Fife 28 Feb. 1607 
George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Isobel Fram, his spouse 

12 May 1687 
Helen, sometime spouse to Hew Douglas, servitor to Lord 

Fenton, indweller in North Berwick 14 Apr. 1630 

Isobel, spouse to Archibald Coustoune, skipper in Leith 22 Dec. 1664 

James, merchant in Linlithgow 17 May 1664 

James, poultrie-man in Edinburgh 12 Feb. 1695 
James, burgess of Stirling. See Cowane, Agnes. 
Jane, sometime spouse to Andro Duncane, in Kirkpottie, 

par. of Drone, sher. of Perth 18 June 1603 
Jeane, spouse to William Mylne, mealmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 

20 Nov. 1644 

John, burgess of Burntisland 11 Mar. 1603 

„ John, servitor to John Watson, in Gullane 15 Dec. 1685 
,, Jonet. See Walker, Andro, indweller in Pleasance. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Ferney, in Wester- 

Colsie, par. of Abernethy, sher. of Perth 22 Dec. 1608 
„ Margaret, relict of Alexander Honnyman, gunner ordinary 

of Edinburgh Castle 8 June 1602 
,, Marion, sometime spouse to James Lawrestoun, in Over- 

gogar, sher. of Edinburgh 22 Jan. 1636 
„ Marion. See Sclater, William. 

„ Thomas, maltman, burgess of Perth 6 July 1602 
„ William, in Kidlaw, par. of Bothanes, constab. of Haddington 20 Jan. 1643 

See also Tod, Jonet. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Oct. 1657 

Garie, Violet 30 Jan. 1646 

Garland, William, in Eister-Crichton. Sec Thomson, Katherine. 

Garner (Gairner), Andrew, in Newbigging 4 Nov. 1670 

,, Florence, bailie of Prestonpans 22 May 1679 

„ James, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 2 June 1648 

,, John, in Buymuire 28 Aug. 1662 



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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 151 

Garner (Gairner), John, merchant in Linlithgow 13 Aug. 1669 

„ Marjory, relict of George Logan, of Bonnyton 27 Jan. 1647 

„ Lillias, and Anna Campbell, first and second spouses 

to William Livingstoun, brewer in the Canongate 6 Sept. 1687 

Garvie, Janet, spouse to William Alison, alias Wat, in Balbrogo, 

par. of Monydie, sher. of Perth 19 Feb. 1601 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Dickson, Agnes. 

Garvin, Mr. Thomas, sometime preacher in Edinburgh 2 Dec. 1669 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Jan. 1673 

Gatsoun, Alison, spouse of Thomas Haistie, in Lessuddaine 21 Aug. 1607 

Gavene, Marion, sometime spouse to Gilbert Lauder, burgess of Peebles 

11 Apr. 1606 
Gavielock, John, weaver, burgess of Edinburgh. See Drovar, Jonet. 
Gaw, John, in Gask, par. of Idvie, sher. of Forfar 29 Oct. 1601 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Perth 1 June 1608 

„ Jonet, in Lethindie, relict of George Smyth, in Balbegy, 

par. of Cambusmichaell, sher. of Perth 6 July 1602 

„ Patrik, in Muretoune, par. and sher. of Perth 24 Nov. 1602 

„ Thomas, notary, burgess of Perth. See Blair, Isobel. 
Gawand, Margaret, sometime spouse to James Kirkwod, in 

Mosend, par. of Kilburny in Cuningham, sher. of Ayr 3 Aug. 1603 
Gawdie (Gaudy), John, locksmith, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Mar. 1662 

„ John, wright in Paistoun. See Harlaw, Margaret. 

„ William, cordiner in Tranent H. 28 Nov. 1653 

Gawie, George, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 9 July 1607 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Stirling 27 Feb. 1605 

,, Jonet. See Grant, Duncan, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Margaret. See Cunynghame, George, goldsmith, burgess 

of the Canongate. 
„ Robert, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Jonet Edmes- 

toun, his spouse 24 June 1606 

„ William, mariner, burgess of Kinghorn ; and Jonet 

Hucheoun, his relict 15 June 1608 

Gay, Alexander, town-clerk deputy of Edinburgh ; and Margaret 

Rose, his spouse 1 Jan. 1691, 11 Sept. 1694, and 23 Apr. 1697 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Alexander Duddingston, in 

Raderney, par. of St. Andrews, in Fife 31 July 1605 

Gayler, James, tailor in Haddington 9 June 1669 

Gaylour, Robert, in Slaid 7 Aug. 1662 

Gaynott, Francis, alias Buchardear, dancing-master 18 July 1673 

Ged, Peter, skipper in Dysart 16 Mar. 1681 

„ William, at the Mylne of Kinghorn- Wester, in Fife 29 June 1608 

See also Currie, Jonet. 
„ William, skipper, burgess of Burntisland, indweller in Leith 3 Sept. 1631 
„ Mr. William, brother-german to Robert G., of Baldrig 8 May 1690 

Geddes, Andro, in Abernethy ; and Elizabeth Pitcaime, his 

spouse, sher. of Perth 9 July 1601 

„ Archibald, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Feb. 1613 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Mr. John Sinclare, minister 

of Penicuik, sher. of Edinburgh 14 June 1633 

„ George, in Edmestoun-Mains, par. of Biggar, sher. of Lanark 23 July 1608 
„ John, tavernor, indweller in Leith 27 July 1618 

„ Jonet, relict of Thomas Inglis, of Ederny, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 Apr. 1633 
„ Jonet, spouse to Thomas Smith, in Beltoun H. 2 July 1657 

„ Katherine, relict of Gilbert Mastertoun, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 30 July 1625 

„ Libra, daughter lawful to umquhile Robert G., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 29 Dec. 1646 

„ Marion, relict of Thomas Rodger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 May 1669 



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26 June 
^i Mar. 



Geddes, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 May 

„ Samuel, wright, burgess of the Canongate 22 June 

„ Sara, spouse to Alexander Hay, bowar, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her husband 5 Mar. 
,, Thomas, Harry, Sara, and William, bairns lawful to umquhile 
Charles Geddes, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 May 
„ Thomas, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 21 May 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Feb. 

„ William, in Glencotho. See Haliday, Margaret, in Edinburgh. 
„ William, stabler at the West-port of Edinburgh. See Hart, Janet. 
Geddie, David, in Hiltaissis, par. of Seres, in Fife 24 Jan. 

„ James, in Schaws-mylne, par. of Richarton in Cuningham, 

sher. of Ayr 
„ John, maltman, citiner in St. Andrews 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to James Twedie, wright, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Ayr 19 June 

Geikie, William, in Kethynnis, in Angus 23 Dec. 

Gellie, Adam, wobster, indweller in Leith. See Murdoch, Katherine. 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Balfour, Margaret. 
Geloch, Bessie, relict of William Boussoun, in Barassie, par. of 

Dundonald, sher. of Ayr 
Gemle, Robert, writer in Edinburgh 

Gemmill, Jeane, lawful daughter to umquhile Andro G., por- 
tioner of Auchinmade 
„ John, wobster, burgess of Linlithgow 
„ John, burgess of Lanark, indweller in the Potterraw 
„ John, in Titwode. See Ross, Isobel. 
,, Marion, sometime spouse to John Gemmil, in Girszairdis, 

par. of Kilmarnock, in Cuningham, sher. of Ayr 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Falconer, wobster, 

burgess of Linlithgow 
„ Patrik, of Tempilhous. See Dunlop, Marion. 
„ Patrik, merchant, burgess in Ayr. See M'Teir, Jonet. 
„ Patrik, elder, skinner, burgess of Glasgow. See Watson, Katherine. 
„ Robert, writer in Edinburgh 10 Aug. 

Gentleman, Robert, writer in Edinburgh 17 July 

George, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Dec. 1651 and 15 Apr. 

„ John, indweller in Edinburgh. See Hunter, Marion. 
Gib, Agnes, sometime spouse to Nicoll Ewinge, fishmonger, 

burgess of Edinburgh 12 June 

„ Alexander, in Innereving, par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 

20 Dec. 
See a/so Baird, Katherine. 
„ Alexander, younger, skipper in Borrowstounes 
„ Alexander, skipper in Borrowstounes 
„ Alexander, in Borrowstounes. See Home, Helen. 
„ Andro, in W T ester-Strathoir, par. of Dysart, in r^ife 
„ Archibald, son to umquhile John G., in Kynneil Kerse, par. 

of Kynneill, sher. of Linlithgow 
„ David, in Solisgirth, par. of Fossoquhy 
„ David, merchant in Edinburgh ; Eupham Forsyth, his 
spouse ; and James Gib, elder, merchant, burgess 
of Edinburgh 
„ Elizabeth ; and James Hunter, skipper and indweller in 

Leith, her husband 
„ George, in Borrowstaness 
„ George, skipper in Borrowstones 

„ George, in Kinneill-Kerse 18 July 1683 and 29 June 

„ Harry, in Holyroodhouse. See Smyth, Margaret. 



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12 Mar. 

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683 
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686 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 153 

Gib, Helen, sometime spouse to John Meldrum, in Carribber, 

par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 19 July 1616 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Patrik Keir, portioner of 

Bonnyton, par. of Linlithgow 6 Mar. 1627 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Robert Hucheoun, cordiner in 

Carnok, in Fife 8 Aug. 1605 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Walter Balnevis, flesher, 

burgess of Perth 15 Mar. 1609 

,, James, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 3 July 1609 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Cassillis, Cristian. 
„ James, in Pow. See Inglis, Grissell. 
„ Jean. See Bisset, Thomas, burgess of Queensferry. 

„ John, in Solisgirth, par. of Fossoquhy, sher. of Perth 7 July 1602 

„ John, in Littill-Carridden, par. of Kynneill, sher. of Linlithgow 

12 Nov. 1617 
„ John, baxter, burgess of the Canongate 11 Dec. 1645 

„ John, indweller in Over-Kinneill 27 Apr. 1668 

„ John, of Carribber. See Wotherspoon, Grissell. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Alexander Laverok, in Startope, 

par. of Wemyss, in Fife 19 Jan. 1603 

„ Magdaline, sometime spouse to Robert Ross, in Carriber, 

par. of Linlithgow 2 July 1610 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Gibsone, in Grange, 

par. of Kynneill, sher. of Linlithgow 1 Feb. 1614 

„ Patrik, tailor in Edinburgh. See Chalmer, Cristian. 

,, Robert, burgess of Linlithgow 3 Dec. 1629 

„ Thomas, in Coittertoun of Middill-Gourdie, par. of Lin 23 July 1605 

„ Thomas, shepherd in Eister-Balglelie, par. of Kinghorn, Fife 9 Jan. 1606 

„ William, stationer, burgess of Edinburgh 19 July 1684 

„ William, carpenter in Borrowstones 24 Oct. 1687 

Gibbon, Anthony, habberdasher in London 5 June 1678 

„ James, in the Linkis of Abbotishall, par. of Kirkcaldy in Fife 15 Mar. 1604 

Gibbs, Jacob, salter in London 22 Feb. 1695 

Gibson, Adam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wilkie, Janet. 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to John Mortoun, skipper, indweller in Leith 

31 July 1627 
,, Agnes, relict of Richard Samuell, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

6 Feb. 1690 
,, Alexander, bowar, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Dec. 1624 and 14 Dec. 1627 
„ Mr. Alexander, minister at Ayton 28 Oct. 1652 

See also Meiklejohn, Jean. 
,, Alison, spouse to John Falconer, merchant, burgess of 

Linlithgow 18 Sept. 1661 

„ Andro, burgess of Linlithgow 14 Jan. 1618 

„ Archibald, commissar-clerk of Glasgow 15 Nov. 1602 and 25 July 1605 
„ Archibald, W.S. 26 Feb. 1667 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Andro Bell, merchant, burgess 

of Linlithgow 4 June 1635 

„ Dame Cristian, Lady Caskyberriene, and relict of Sir 

Robert Dennestoun, of Montjoy, knight 15 Apr. 1642 

„ David, procurator before the Commissers of Edinburgh 8 Apr. 1646 

,, Donald, in Tilliochie-Eister, par. of Kinross 2 Mar. 1603 

„ Euphame, spouse to Henry Peirs, burgess of Lithgow 29 Jan. 1653 

„ George, bower, burgess of Edinburgh 12 June 1622 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1653 and 26 Jan. 1654 

See also Guthrie, Jonet. 
„ Mr. George, of Boussie 21 Mar. 1682 

See also Greive, Alison. 
„ Helen, spouse to Thomas Martyne, burgess of Anstruther 7 Jan. 1608 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Thomas Calderwood, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 3 May 1630 



154 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Gibson, Isobcl, lawful daughter to umquhile James G., in 

('.range, par. of Linlithgow 28 May 1634 

,, Isobel, spouse to John Davidson, indweller in Musselburgh 22 May 1667 
„ James, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Apr. 1605 

„ James, in Grange, par. of Carribdin, sher. of Linlithgow 30 May 1616 

See also Gib, Margaret. 
„ James, in Craighouse, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 9 June 1641 
„ James, sailor in Borrowstounes 10 Nov. 1649 

„ James, skipper in Leith 12 Dec. 1668 

See also Seton, Katherine. 
„ James, in Balruthie. See Balfour, Jonet. 
„ Jean ; and Alexander Downe, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

n Nov. 1656 
„ Jean ; and Alexander Stones, in Gormyre, her husband 21 Oct. 1687 

„ John, bookbinder, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1601 

See also Boyd, Katherine. 
„ John, cordiner, citiziner in St. Andrews 15 Dec. 1601 

„ John, cordiner, burgess of Linlithgow 19 Feb. 1602 

„ John, younger, skipper in Leith 10 Aug. 1602 

„ John, elder, merchant, burgess of Kirkcudbright 17 Mar. 1604 

„ John and Jonet, bairns lawful to umquhile John G., elder, 

merchant, burgess of Kirkcudbright 17 Nov. 1606 

„ John, wright, burgess of the Cannongait 4 Apr. 1608 

„ John, servitor to Mr. Alexander Gibson, of Dury, clerk of 

the College of Justice 26 Apr. 1620 

„ Mr. John, minister at Dummany 10 Aug. 1648 

See also Sandilands, Elizabeth ; and Dundas, Marie. 
„ Sir John, of Paintland, knight 28 Jan. 1679 

See also Thomson, Dame Elizabeth. 
„ John, merchant in Linlithgow 14 July 1687 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Dougall, Mausie. 
„ John, in Buchannan. See M 'Queen, Elizabeth. 

,, Jonet, spouse to Andro Wylie, in Stewartoun, sher. of Ayr 24 Aug. 1601 
„ Jonet, indweller in Mekilgovane, sher. of Renfrew 4 Mar. 1607 

„ Jonet, spouse to Thomas Cairncross, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 7 Jan. 1608 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Hog, baxter, burgess of Haddington 

12 Feb. 161 7 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Aikmane, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 7 July 1635 

„ Jonet, spouse to Archibald Jonstoune, in Gilmerton 24 May 1662 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Kent, burgess of Burnt- 
island in Fife 5 June 1601 
„ Margaret, spouse to Leonard Phillope, walker, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 July 1602 
„ Margaret, spouse to William Mosman, in Flemyngtoun- 

mylne, par. of Newlands, sher. of Peebles 2 Feb. 1605 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Gourlay, in Dal- 
keith, sher. of Edinburgh 31 Oct. 1616 
,, Marion, sometime spouse to Robert Purves, in Auchin- 

craw, par. of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 11 Nov. 1602 

„ Marion, relict of George Hepburne, of Eddistanefurde, 

constab. of Haddington 15 Apr. 1606 and 1 July 1607 

„ Marion, indweller in Linlithgow 14 Jan. 1634 

„ Michael, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Elder, Marion. 
„ Michael. See Henderson, Jonet. 

„ Patrik, in Grange, par. of Carriddin, sher. of Linlithgow 6 June 1627 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Jan. 1648 

„ Patrick, cordiner, burgess of Linlithgow. See Foster, Annabill. 
„ Robert, in Birkinsyde, par. of Ligertwod, sher. of Berwick 15 May 1609 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Oct. 1670 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 155 

Gibson, Samuel, in the Mylneholme of Dalhoussie, par. of Cock- 
pen, sher. of Edinburgh 10 Mar. 1627 
„ Thomas, flesher in Edinburgh 16 Jan. 1627 and 15 Ja?i. 1630 
„ Thomas, Sara, Harry, Marion, and Rebecca, bairns lawful 

to umquhile Walter G., tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 22 July 1646 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Catherine 

Edzear, his spouse 14 July 1647 

„ Thomas, litster, burgess of Linlithgow 12 June 1662 

„ Thomas, baxter, burgess of the Canongate 14 July 1687 

„ Thomas, merchant in Dundee. See Kinloch, Euphame. 
„ Violet, sometime spouse to George Reid, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 25 June 1654 
„ Violet. See Brand, John, skipper, indweller in Leith. 
„ Walter, cordiner, citiner in St. Andrews 16 Jan. 1604 
„ Walter, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1638 

See also Nimmo, Jean. 
„ William, of Scheref-mylne, burgess of Elgin in Moray 21 July 1602 

„ William, cordiner, citiner of St. Andrews 16 Jan. 1604 

„ William, at Spinnelfurd-mylne, constab. of Haddington 2 Nov. 1625 

„ William, ordinary town-officer of Linlithgow 16 Feb. 1665 

„ William, sometime skipper, burgess of Anstruther-Easter, 

sher. of Fife 11 Sept. 1666 

„ William, in Edislaw. See Con, Geillis. 
„ William, in Poldrat. See Forrest, Barbara. 
„ William, workman in Edinburgh. See Henderson, Isobel. 
„ William, mealmaker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Scott, Katherine. 
Gichane, Barbara, relict of Patrick Black, sometime in Largo 4 Jan. 1649 

Gichen, Isobel, relict of Robert Drew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

7 Sept. 1 62 1 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Jackson, Elizabeth. 
Giffert, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1618 

„ Jonet, spouse to James Young, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

7 Mar. 1650 
„ Margaret, daughter lawful to John G., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 30 July 1613 

,, Thomas, sometime of Shirrehall, indweller at the hill of 

Carberrie, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 27 June 1625 

Gilbert, James, in Burnhouse 14 Aug 1685 

„ Jeane, spouse to John Thomson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

26 Aug. 1 66 1 
„ John, in Craig, par. of Calder, sher. of Linlithgow 17 June 1642 

„ Mungo, in Calder-hall 22 Nov. 1672 

„ Mr. Nicoll, son lawful to umquhile Michael G., goldsmith, 

burgess of Edinburgh 24 June 1609 

„ Mr. Nicol, Edinburgh. See Hepburn, Christian. 

„ Robert, clothier at Leeds in England 19 Nov. 1644 

„ Mr. Thomas, advocate in Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1628 

„ William, in Leadoun, par. of Kirknewtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 

5 Aug. 1639 
Gilchryst, Alexander. See Scheill, Margaret. 

„ George, in Crightoun 15 July 1691 

„ Helen, relict of Alexander Wricht, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

25 Apr. 1650 
„ James, webster in Crichtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 30 Nov. 161 5 

„ James, indweller in Middiltoune 12 Mar. 1650 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Glen, Helen. 
„ John, driver in Glengavill, par. of Avingdaill, sher. of Lanark 

13 Mar. 1605 
„ John, smith, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1606 

„ John, in Crichton 24 June 1665 

„ John, in Woodgate. See Fergusone, Helen. 



156 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Gilchryst, Robert, merchant-trafficker in Barbados, son to 

umquhile John G., in Dunce 24 June 1653 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Feb. 1688 

Giles, William, in Silver-murlyes 30 Dec. 1676 

Gilgour, John, indweller in the Canongate 10 June 1646 

Gilkerson, Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 May 1649 

See also Ramsay, Margaret. 
„ Lyon, cordiner in Plcsantis. See Baillie, Margaret. 
Gillespie, Alexander, ordinary town-officer of Edinburgh ; and 

Margaret Dick, his spouse 4 Aug. 1646 

„ Edward, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Nisbet, Janet. 
„ James, tanner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Scharp, Isobel. 
„ John, indweller in Cliftoun 31 Mar. 1648 

„ Margaret ; and John Clunie, elder, her spouse H. 20 Apr. 1657 

„ Patrik, indweller in Duntarve. See Duncan, Jonet. 

„ Robert, indweller in Edinburgh 8 June 1677 

„ Umphra, servitor to my Lord of Kilmaweris 18 Mar. 1614 

Gillie, Patrik, walker, in the Walkmylne of Winscheill, par. of 

Ellem, sher. of Berwick 5 June 1602 

Gillies, Archibald, smith in Nethir-Haillis H. 20 June 1656 

„ Archibald, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Dick, Helen. 
„ David, skipper in Leith 25 Jan. 1687 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1667 

„ Jeane, spouse to Patrick Bucknay, litster, burgess of Linlithgow 

29 Jan. 1653 
„ Jean, relict of John Dow, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 23 June 1679 
„ John, maltman, burgess of Linlithgow 8 Apr. 1648 

„ John, in Laswaid-Longhead 14 Sept. 1676 

„ John, skipper in Leith 27 Oct. 1694 

„ Jonet, relict of William Crystie, and last spouse to Alex- 
ander Edislay, walker in Belis-myln, par. of St. 
Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 17 Feb. 1620 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Lawrie Rono, in Stobo, 

sher. of Peebles 15 May 1606 

„ Thomas, wobster, in Cupar-Grange ; and Cristian Gilruth, 

his spouse, par. of Bendoquhy, sher. of Perth 29 May 1606 

„ William, wobster at Castell-Sempill, par. of Lochwinzeoch, 

sher. of Renfrew 27 Mar. 1607 

„ William, in Cumledge-Walk-mylne. See Loch, Margaret. 
Gillon, Alexander, maltman, indweller in Leith 5 Dec. 1635 

„ Mr. James, sometime minister at Cavers 22 Feb. 1670 

„ John, indweller in Over-Cranston, sher. of Edinburgh 

26 Apr. and 29 Nov. 1644 
Gilmacfarlin, Patrick, of Kirkton 7 Apr. 1658 

Gilmour, Sir Andrew, advocate 24 May 1662 

See also Foulis, Dame Margaret. 
„ Arthur, in Hilheid, par. of Mernes, sher. of Renfrew 24 June 1606 

„ Grissall, sometime spouse to John Meinzeis, in Eister- 

Hillhous, par. of Linlithgow 22 Nov. 1621 

,, John, in Hesiltounhcid, par. of Mernis, sher. of Renfrew 28 Apr. 1607 

„ John, writer. See Wintoune, Margaret. 

„ Robert, portioner of Auchtermuchtie 10 Afar. 1608 

„ Mr Robert, minister at Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1618 

„ Mr. Robert, W.S. 1 May 1649 

Gilruth, Christian. See Gillies, Thomas, wobster in Coupar-Grange. 
Gilzeane, Bessie, relict of Robert Skirling, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 

20 Feb. 1627 
„ John, portioner of Coitfald 28 Oct. 1607 

„ Margaret, relict of Thomas Baird, baxter, burgess of Haddington 

18 Mar. 1613 
„ Thomas, in Manachtie. See Spence, Marion. 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 157 

Girdwood, Agnes, sometime spouse to James Cuthbertsoun, 

indweller in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 13 Nov. 1633 
„ Hew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 June 1661 

„ John, cordiner in Corstorphine 10 Sept. 1688 

„ Katherine. See Robertson, William, indweller in Edinburgh. 
„ William, in Carlowrie, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 8 Aug. 1631 
Githane, Jonet, relict of James Ker, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

10 June 1615 
Gladstanes or Gledstanes, Mr. Alexander, Archdeacon of St. Andrews 

28 Nov. 1662 
„ Frances. See M'Fadzeane, William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
,, George, pewderar, burgess of Edinburgh 24 May 1626 

„ Halbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Nov. 1691 

„ Herbert, merchant, burgess of Kirkcudbright 13 Feb. 1605 

See also M 'Clellan, Margaret. 
„ Herbert, in Knokfernok. See Roddane, Marion. 
„ Isobel, lawful daughter to the deceased Thomas G., mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1657 
„ John, Ormond-pursuivant, burgess of Edinburgh. See 

Kirkpatrick, Jonet. 
„ Margaret, spouse to Walter Peirson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

22 Feb. 1656 
„ Patrick, indweller in Pleasance 7 May 1646 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Nov. 1654 

„ Thomas, writer in Edinburgh. See Wylie, Magdalene. 
„ Walter, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Mar. 1672 

„ Walter, merchant in Edinburgh 20 Mar. 1691 

„ William, burgess of Dumfries 14 May 1603 

„ William, in Elphingstoun. See Chancellor, Jonet. 
Glaid, Margaret, sometime spouse to John Douglas, burgess of Craill 

20 Dec. 1604 
Glasfoord or Glasfurd, John, surveyor in Borrowstounness. See 
Home, Margaret. 
„ Patrick, clerk of Leith. See Dawling, Margaret. 

„ Thomas, indweller in Leith 2 Mar. 1646 

Glasgow, Archibald, maltman, indweller in Leith 24 May 1662 

„ Thomas, writer in Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1691 

,, William, mealmakerin Leith 22 July 1646 

Glass, David, burgess of Perth. See Broun, Geillis. 

„ David, sadler, burgess of Perth. See Richardson, Margaret. 
„ Janet, daughter lawful to umquhile Thomas G., tailor, in- 
dweller in Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1646 
„ John, tailor in Edinburgh 13 Dec. 1655 
„ John, provost of Rothesay 11 June 1673 
„ Jonet. See Owstie, James, in the Auld-toun of Kinloss. 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to William Mekiljohne, of Eleis- 

toun, par. of Tullicultrie, sher. of Clackmannan 2 May 1606 

„ Robert, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 21 May 1608 

„ Thomas, portioner of Pittineane, par. of Creif, sher. of Perth 2 Dec. 1608 

. „ Thomas, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1646 

„ : William, in Dalqueich. See Drummond, Grissell. 
Glen, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1671 

See also Bowie, Isobel. 
„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow, late provost thereof 4 Oct. 1664 
„ Barbara, sometime spouse to James Young, in Torphichen, 

sher. of Linlithgow 10 Feb. 1619 

„ Bessie, relict of Patrik Hardie, in Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 

18 Dec. 1620 
„ Cristian, relict of Allan Henrysone, in Dyaland, par. of 

Carriddin, sher. of Linlithgow 25 Nov. 161 5 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to Alexander Hardie, in Kinneill-Kerse 10 June 1664 



158 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Glen, Euphame, relict of Robert Jack, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 Nov. 1663 
„ Euphame. See Allan, Richard, in Borrowstones. 
„ Helen ; and James Gilchrist, her spouse, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 2 July 1656 

„ James, in Clinkhill, par. of Dalgatie, in Fife 2 June 1602 

See also Stevenson, Jonet. 

„ James, allakey to his Majesty, indweller in the Cannongate 12 June 1602 

„ James, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Nov. 1610 
„ James, younger, litster, son to umquhile James G., litster, 

burgess of Edinburgh 16 June 1615 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 6 Feb. 1682 
„ Jeane, sometime spouse to John Campbell, stabler, burgess 

of Edinburgh 20 Sept. 1628 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Jean Mitchell, 

his spouse 21 Oct. 1640 
„ John, son lawful to umquhile Alexander G., merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 22 Feb 1645 
„ John and Alexander, mariners in Borrowstanes 19 Dec. 1677 
,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Strugeon, Helen. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Archibald Broun, broudinstar, 

burgess of Edinburgh 2 June 1607 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Marschell, portioner at 

Wodsyde, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 10 Feb. 1619 
„ Jonet, spouse to James Hardie, in Nether-Kinneill 11 July 1662 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Hercules Crawmond, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1617 
„ Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile Alexander G., mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Oct. 1645 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to George Bell, merchant, burgess 

of Linlithgow 2 Nov. 1635 
„ Marjorie, relict of James Melvaill, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 Mar. 1674 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Nov. 1630 

„ Robert, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1645 
,, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Glasgow ; and Helen Lyoun, 

his spouse 13 Dec. 1605 

„ Thomas, in Cambusk'enneth, sher. of Stirling 14 Jan. 1607 

„ Thomas, gunmaker, burgess of the Canongate 24 June 1635 

,, Thomas, warden of his Majesty's Cunzie-house 16 Mar. 1646 

„ Thomas, indweller in the Woodheid of Kinneill 26 Feb. 1647 
„ William, flesher in Mawinsyd, par. thereof, sher. of Stirling 

26 Oct. 1602 

„ William, maltman, indweller in Leith 2 Mar. 1637 
Glencaime, Countess of. See Gordoun, Dame Janet. 

„ William, Earl of, &c, Lord High Chancellor of Scotland 29 Sept. 1664 

Glendining, David, in Kirktoun 31 July 1691 

„ George, merchant in Edinburgh 29 Dec. 1682 
Glendonyng, John, of Drumrasche, par. of Corsmichaell, stew. 

of Kirkcudbright (vol. 45) 2 Sept. 161 1 

„ Mairteine, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Johnstoun, Margaret. 
Glenny, Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Layng, in Quhytsyd, 

par. of Aleyth, sher. of Perth 31 July 1605 

Glook, Henry, merchant, burgess of Stirling 17 Feb. 1607 

Glorit, Gilbert, in Preston-pans 20 Mar. 1685 
Glover, James, sometime servitor to the deceased Francis, 

Earl of Buccleuch, late indweller in Dalkeith 3 Jan. 1662 

„ John, chapman, indweller in Haddington 25 Oct. 1637 

„ Robert, in Traprain, and Margaret Coltman his spouse 30 Nov. 1677 
Godskirk, James, in Wester-Cairnis, par. of Calder-Comitis, 

sher. of Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1608 



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Gold, Margaret, relict of James Fyff, in Balnabreich, par. of 

Brichen, sher. of Forfar in Angus 5 June 1602 

Goldman, James, elder, merchant, burgess of Dundee 28 May 1604 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Dundee 4 Feb. 1608 

See also Traill, Elspeth. 
„ John, elder, burgess of Dundee 27 Feb. 1608 

„ Peter, son to umquhile Thomas G., merchant, burgess of Dundee 

23 Nov. 1642 
„ Sara, spouse to Mr. James Acheson, of Nether- Howdoune 27 Oct. 165 1 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Dundee. See Schewane, Bessie. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Dundee. See Hunter, Elizabeth. 
Gollen, Margaret, spouse to Hector Munro of Cattell 23 Nov. 1607 

Good (Guid), Jonet. See Hunter, James, locksmith, burgess of Edinburgh. 
Goodall (Gudaill), Alexander, in Newbarnes, par. of Stentoun, 

constab. of Haddington 10 June 1637 

„ Alexander, in Stob, par. of North Berwick 21 Jan. 1682 

„ Helen, spouse to Robert Dawson, merchant, burgess of 

Haddington 1 May 1663 

„ James, in Newburne. See Bertram, Marion. 
„ John, in Haillis, par. of Prestoun-kirk, constab. of Haddington 

19 Apr. 1625 
See also Harlaw, Margaret, and Muir, Bessie. 
,, John, fermer in Haills 9 June 1676 

„ Jonet, spouse to George Chrystieson in Redsyde 1 July 1629 

Goodfellow, Agnes, spouse to Alexander Meik, in the Chappell of Bute 

6 Nov. 1667 
„ Patrik, in Eist-Foirtoun, par. of Prestoun-kirk, constab. 

of Haddington 
„ Patrick, in East-Fortoun 
„ Richard, in East-Fortune 
„ William, maltman, citiner in St. Andrews 
„ William, in Fortoun. See Hepburne, Elspeth. 
Goodlett, Mr. David, parson of Eglismauchane, sher. of Linlithgow 4 Apr. 1639 

„ Jonet. See Smyth, John, merchant, citizen in St. Andrews. 
Gordoun, Alexander, in Nether-Buckie, par. of Rothwene, sher. 
of Aberdeen 
„ Alexander, indweller in Dunce 

„ Alexander, of Balcray, in Kirkynner, sher. of Wigtown 
„ Alexander, of Marcartnay 
„ Mr. Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ Alexander, of Knokbex. See Arnott, Jean. 
„ Alexander, in Knoxbrax. See M 'Clellane, Jonet. 
„ Archibald, son to Mr. Alexander G., minister at Inverary 
„ Clement, in the Water of Leith, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. 
of Edinburgh 

See also Walker, Isobel. 
„ David, in Garlarg. See Stewart, Margaret. 
„ Dame Elizabeth, Lady Gelstoun, sometime spouse to Sir 
Robert Maxwell, of Spottis, knight, par. of Butill, 
stew, of Kirkcudbright 22 Jan. 1607 

„ Euphame, relict of David Hammiltoun, cooper in Leith 2 Oct. 1633 

„ Sir Francis, sometime his Majesty's Agent in Poland 3 Mar. 1649 

„ George, in Camdudzell, par. of Balmaghie, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

1 June 1608 
„ George, Kintyre-pursuivant 3 Dec. 1668 and 13 Feb. 1693 

„ George, servant to the Countess of Dundonald 22 Feb. 1697 

„ Mr. George, writer in Edinburgh 4 Oct. 1681 

„ Captain James, younger of Crachlaw 4 Feb. 1691 

„ Lady Jane, Countess of Haddington 4 Oct. 1655 

„ Janet, indweller in Canongate 23 Jan. 1696 

„ Sir John, of Petlurge, knight 11 June 1601 



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160 Cofnmissariot of Edinbtirgh. [i 601-1700. 

Gordoun, John, in Knarie, sher. of Dumfries 25 Nov. 1602 

„ John, in Kirkilbryde, par. of Kirkpatrick-Durham, stew, of 

Kirkcudbright 7 Sept. 1603 

John, in Over-Garlarg, par. of Kells, stew, of Kirkcudbright 28 Jan. 1607 
John, of Airdis, par. of Kells, stew, of Kirkcudbright 6 Feb. 1607 

John, in Barley, par. of Balmaclellane, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

5 Mar. 1607 
John, of Murefad 13 May 1608 

Sir John, of Lochinvar, knight, par. of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

(vol. 45) 3 Feb. 1610 
Sir John, advocate 12 Nov. 1687 and 24 July 1688 

Sir John, M.D. 27 Dec. 1693 

John, vintiner in Edinburgh 24 Apr. 1695 

John, carrier in Linlithgow 24 July 1696 

John, merchant in Edinburgh 10 Feb. 1700 

John, indweller in Linlithgow. See Monteith, Jonet. 

Dame Jonet, Countess of Glencairne, sher. of Dumfries 8 June 1605 

Jonet, sometime spouse to John Broun, appeirand of Carsleuch, 

par. of Kirkmabrek, stew, of Kirkcudbright 27 Jan. 1609 

Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Cumyng, of Alter, in Moray 

4 Aug. 1602 
Margaret, spouse to James Cumyng, fiar of Alter 15 Oct. 1607 

Dame Margaret, sometime spouse to Hew, Lord of Lou- 
doun, in Cunningham, sher. of Ayr (vol. 45) 20 Nov. 1609 
Margaret 20 Nov. 1668 
Patrick, of Nathermoore 16 June 1682 
Ralph, of Eglismachane 4 July 1674 
Robert, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Apr. 1646 
Robert, maltman in the Water of Leith 22 Dec. 1658 
Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Apr. 1685 
Robert, in Knokgray. See M'Adam, Margaret. 
Roger, in Bar, par. of Kirkpatrik of the Mure, stew, of 

Kirkcudbright 5 June 1606 

Roger, in Clauchane of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 18 Mar. 1609 

Mr. Thomas, W.S., and David Gordoun, his son 

16 Dec. 1693 and 14 Jan. 1701 
William, in Kilstuir, par. of Sorbie, sher. of Wigton 25 June 1602 

William, in Uroch, par. of Balmaghie, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

13 Mar. 1607 
William, in Collindoiche, par. of Kirkmabrek, and stew, of 

Kirkcudbright 31 May 1606 

Mr. William, W.S. 11 Aug. 1680 

Gorgie, John, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 19 July 1628 

Gothersone, Katherine, sometime spouse to James Wrycht, in 

Gordon-mylne, par. of Gordon, sher. of Berwick 24 Nov. 1602 

„ William, burgess of North Berwick. See Baillie, Katherine. 
Gothray, George, in Over-Boltoun. See Begbie, Bessie. 
„ George, skinner, burgess of Ayr. See Rodman, Jonet. 
„ James, in Boltoun. See Fairlie, Marion. 
„ John, in Inchegotterik. See Tait, Bessie. 

„ William, in Over-Bowtoun, constab. of Haddington 17 Oct. 1616 

Gourlaw, Andrew, in Dargo, par. of Innergourie, and sher. of Perth 

13 Mar. 1 601 
„ John, burgess of Kinghorn 2 Dec. 1601 

„ Robert, in Busie, par. of Largo in Fife 12 June 1609 

Gourlay, Alexander, in Gilmartoun, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 

25 July 1612 
„ Alexander, weaver in Newbigging 13 Sept. 1700 

„ Alison, sometime spouse to John Calder, indweller in Leith 28 July 161 8 
„ Mr. David, sometime in Edinburgh, now in Leith. See M'Call, Helen. 
„ George, burgess of the Canongate 27 June 1607 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 161 

Gourlay, George, in Hirdmestoun, par. of Keith-marschell, 

constab. of Haddington 7 Jan. 1623 

„ George, fermorer in Aulderston. See Sandie, Jonet. 

„ Gilbert, writer in Edinburgh 23 June 1694 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to John Rae, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 30 July 161 1 

„ Helen, spouse to William Symsone, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

31 Mar. 1654 
„ Henry, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Feb. 1675 

„ Henry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Aug. 1675 

„ James, in Innergourie. See Smyth, Margaret. 
„ John, son lawful to the deceased John G., burgess of 

Thursaw, in Caithness 25 Mar. 1681 

„ Jonet, in Orknay-mylne, Fife 10 July 1602 

„ Jonet, spouse to Adam Turnbull, servitor to the Marquess of Douglas 

30 Sept. 1647 
„ Margaret, relict of Abraham Pacok, and last spouse to 
John Purdie, in Gutteris, par. of Liberton, sher. 
of Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1617 

„ Robert, servitor to Adam, Bishop of Orkney, commendator 

of Holyroodhouse 29 Dec. 1601 

,, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Mar. 1622 

See Crook, Helen. 
„ Thomas, portioner of Over-Grange of Kinghorn-Wester, in Fife 6 July 1609 
„ Thomas, in Dalkeith 22 Aug. 1637 

See also Gibson, Margaret. 
„ Thomas, merchant in Edinburgh 31 Mar. 1642 

,, Thomas, of Kincraig, in Kilconquhar par. See Paterson, Barbara. 
„ Walter, portioner of Kingiskettill, par. of Lathrisk, in Fife 22 Nov. 1606 
Govan, Agnes, relict of Archibald Armour, burgess of Glasgow 14 Apr. 1601 
„ Alexander, in Brume, par. of Mearns, sher. of Renfrew 27 Jan. 1604 

,, David, in Pathinschaw, par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 16 Mar. 1616 
„ George, in the Ryhill of Bonhard. See Falconer, Agnes. 
„ James, in Starlaw, par. of Bathgate 24 June 1623 

„ John, of Cardrona, in Edinburgh 18 Nov. and 18 Dec. 1634 

„ John, at the Kirk of Livingston 29 Jan. 1653 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, late treasurer thereof 18 Sept. 1684 
,, John, in Kirkstyle of Livingston. See Russell, Elspeth. 
,, Margaret. See Williamson, David, at Breich-mylne. 
„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 May 1639 

See also Peebles, Christian. 
„ Robert, wright in Linlithgow. See Alexander, Florence. 
„ Robert, fermourer in Langniddrie. See Bruce, Anna. 
„ Robert, mealmaker in Tranent. See Paterson, Margaret. 
„ Walter, merchant 24 Jan. 1603 

„ William, servitor to James Broune, younger, of Colstoun 14 Aug. 1644 

Gow, Mr. Thomas, under-keeper of the Tolbooth of Edinburgh 6 July 1697 

Gowans, John, in Nether- Howdoun, and Marion Forrest, his relict 

12 July 1636 
,, John, mason in Corstorphine 15 Mar. 1692 

„ Mungo, in Dowrige, par. of Calder-Comittis, sher. of Edinburgh 

13 Dec. 1644 
See also Patoun, Helen ; and Wallace, Catherine. 
Gowdie, Thomas, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1655 

Gowlart, Simeon, merchant in Amsterdam 30 July 1678 

Grade, John, in M'Coystoun. See Broun, Rosie. 
Gradane, Edmond, in Kinloch. See Walker, Margaret. 
„ Ninian, in Grastanrig, par. of Ecclis, sher. of Berwick 

15 May 1605 and 20 May 1614 
Graham, Agnes, sometime spouse to James M'llno, in Crofts, 

par. of Corsmichael, stew, of Kirkcudbright 20 May 1606 

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21 Apr. 
29 Nov. 
16 Feb. 


1612 
1615 
1672 


r6 Apr. 


1604 


18 Apr. 
22 Feb. 


1616 
1666 


13 July 


1642 


eme 




24 Jan. 
28 June 


1640 
1643 



22 Mar. 



Graham, Agnes, sometime spouse to Mr. Nicoll Broun, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Agnes, relict of Cuthbert Brok, mealman in Leith 
„ Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ Alison, sometime spouse to James Lythgow, merchant, 

burgess of Lanark 
„ Alison, sometime spouse to Gilbert Primroise, chirurgeon 

to his Majesty, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Anna, spouse to Hew Kello, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Cristian, sometime servitrix to Lady Dumfermline 
„ David and James, sons lawful to umquhile Robert G., of Drenie 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Anderson, Isobel. 
„ David, of Cleypotts. See Galbraith, Jean. 
„ Elizabeth, relict of James Somervell, younger, of Drum 
„ Gawin, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. See Stewart, Jonet. 
„ George, servitor to the Marquess of Montrose 
„ Dame Grissell, spouse to Sir James Keith, of Powburn 
„ Harry, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 

Harry, of Morphie. See Lindesay, Agnes. 

Hendrie, W.S. 

Hew, in Nether-Williamston 

James, in Elgeriggill, par. of Welstoun, sher. of Lanark 

See also Thomson, Helen. 

James, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

James, writer in Edinburgh 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

James, lawful son to the deceased James G., sometime 
Chamberlain to Claverhouse 

James, in Leuchland. See Fullartoun, Katherine. 

Jean, and William Melvill, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her husband 

John, in Auchindoley, par. of Corsmichael, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

29 July 
Mr. John, of Abruthven, servitor to John, Master of Montrose 10 Mar. 
Sir John, of Knokdoliane, knight, par. of Kilmarnock in Cunyngham 

18 Feb. 
John, sadler, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 

John, Scotsman, merchant, burgess of Rostinebrege, duchy of Spruce 

8 Feb. 
John, creilmaker in Drumcroce $June 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Jan. 1642 and 7 Feb. 

See a/so Hill, Jonet. 
John, glover, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Jan. 

John, late provost of Glasgow 17 Jan. 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Coutts, Elizabeth. 
John, younger, of Killerine. See Ker, Cecil. 
John, in Drumcroce. See Rannald, Isobel. 
Jonet, lawful daughter to umquhile James G., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 18 Mar. 

Jonet, indweller in Edinburgh 14 Mar. 

Jonet, spouse to John Archbald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

30 Mar. 
Katherine, relict of Thomas Neill, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 1 1 June 
Laurence, baxter, burgess of the Canongate 6 Dec. 



22 Apr. 
15 Apr. 
11 June 


1665 
1700 

1653 


27 May 
22 June 

28 May 


1700 
1672 
1606 


21 Dec. 


1608 


27 May 

8 Feb. 

13 Apr. 

30 Nov. 


1624 
1638 

i 6 53 
1667 



26 Dec. 



20 Mar. 



69: 



699 



663 

601 
603 

606 
607 

622 
629 
643 

663 

688 



1642 
1649 

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1649 
1655 



Lawrence, in Langschaw, indweller in Edinburgh 24 Auj 

Margaret, sometime servitrix to John Wilkie, of Foulden, 

indweller in Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1657 



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Graham, Margaret, relict of George Rattray, merchant in Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1697 
„ Marion, spouse to Alexander Blaikie, miller at the West- 

Mylne of Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 22 Mar. 1636 

„ Marjore. See Davidson, James, glover, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Rachael, daughter lawful to umquhile Walter G., skinner, 

burgess of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1652 

„ Rebecca, sometime spouse to Alexander Ghrame, indvveller 

in Edinburgh 29 July 1612 

„ Richard, quartermaster. See Baynes, John. 
„ Patrick, son lawful to umquhile Robert G., in Williamstoune, 

H. 17 Aug. 1652 
,, Patrick, elder, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Harper, Rachael. 
„ Patrik, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lowson, Jonet. 
„ Robert, in Williamstoun, par. of Gulane, constab. of Haddington 7N0V. 1618 

See also Hepburn, Isobel. 
„ Robert, brewer, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Oct. 1676 

„ Cornet Robert 6 Mar. 1680 

„ Robert, indweller in Canongate ; Euphane Mercer, his 

spouse ; and Euphane G., her lawful daughter 16 Mar. 1694 

„ Robert, of Thornik. See Blair, Katherine. 
„ Walter, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Dec. 1644 

See also Bishop, Helen. 
„ William, in Littil-Blaikburn, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 

4 June 1618 
„ William, in Stenhouse 9 May 1662 

„ William, glover, burgess of Edinburgh. See Carnegie, Margaret. 
Grainger, Margaret, widow, indweller in Musselburgh 3 Oct. 1655 

„ Martha, relict of Mr. John Walker, sometime minister at 

Afflect 27 Oct. 1640 

Granger, James, town-officer of Linlithgow. See Marshall, Agnes. 

Grant, Agnes, relict of John Smyth, burgess of Perth 15 July 1601 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Perth 31 July 1605 

„ Andro, in Rymoir, and Marjory Stewart, his spouse 14 Jan. 1609 

„ Duncan, of Eister-Elcheiss, par. of the same, sher. of Elgin 

and Forress 10 Feb. 1602 

„ Duncan, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh, and Jonet Gawy, his spouse 

10 July 1639 
„ James, of Wester-Elcheis, par. thereof, sher. of Elgin and Forres 

26 Oct. 1602 
„ Mr. James, of Arduly. See Menzies, Grissell. 
„ Jonet, relict of William Sutherland, of Duffus, par. of Dyk, in Moray 

21 May 1603 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Mr. John M'Kainzie, 

minister and parson of Dingwall 23 Dec. 1602 

„ Robert, in Rirorie, par. of Advie, in Moray 14 Jan. 1609 

„ William, in Morlich, par. of Banchrie, sher. of Aberdeen 21 July 1666 

Gray, Adam, in Birnieknows. See Air, Katherine. 

„ Agnes, daughter lawful to umquhile John G., keeper of his 

Majesty's tapestrie in the palace of Holyroodhouse 7 Dec. 16 14 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to David Reid, in Croftmolloche, 

par. of Levingston, sher. of Linlithgow 2 Dec. 1617 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to Cuthbert Pursell, mealmaker, 
indweller in Elginhauch-mylne, par. of Lesswaid, 
sher. of Edinburgh n Apr. 1637 

„ Agnes, relict of Thomas Lawson, bookseller, burgess of Edinburgh 

20 May 1646 
„ Agnes, spouse to John Sleich, baillie of Haddington 7 May 1663 

„ Agnes, and William Steill, in Adinstoune, her husband 8 June 1667 

„ Agnes, sometime nurse to Thomas Taitt, writer in Edin- 
burgh, servitrix to George Smith, flesher, burgess 
of Edinburgh 19 Apr. 1692 



164 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1 601 -1700. 

Gray, Alexander, writer, servitor to Mr. Robert Lyntoun, advocate 28 Jan. 1607 
„ Alexander, in North Berwick, constab. of Haddington 8 July 1620 

„ Alexander, indweller in Linlithgow 28 June 1634 

„ Alexander, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 25 June 1638 

See also Young, Marion. 
„ Alexander, tailor in Edinburgh 24 June 1646 

„ Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 30 Apr. 1685 

,, Audio, merchant, burgess of Dundee, in Angus 30 Jan. 1609 

„ Andro, in Barbachlay, par. of Bathgate, slier, of Linlithgow 3 Aug. 1621 

See also Burne, Agnes. 
„ Andro, skipper in Leith 8 July 1626 

„ Archibald, in Nether- Williamston. See Thomson, Margaret. 
Bessie, sometime spouse to John Kay, in Newbigging, par. 

of Strabrok, sher. of Linlithgow 10 Mar. 1619 

„ Catherine, sometime spouse to John Vallange, burgess of Haddington 

5 June 1622 
,, Charles, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Jan. 1690 

„ Cristian, in Westburne, par. of Calder, and John Jonstoune, 

there, her husband 18 May 1664 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 July 1610 

„ Mr. David, writer in Edinburgh 27 Oct. 1686 

„ David, in West-barnes. See Robertson, Helen. 
„ David, indweller in Leith. See Robson, Margaret. 

„ Elizabeth, indweller in the Canongate 21 July 1670 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to William Junckiesone, in Grainge 8 Nov. 1684 

„ Elspeth, in Pitdelphin. See Strachan, Andro. 
„ George, in Saltpans of Palmertoun, par. of Auldhamstokis, 

constab. of Haddington 4 Oct. 1616 

„ George, in Seytoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 29 July 1624 
„ George, in Newbigging 21 Jan. 1629 

„ George, in Bruntfield 26 Aug. 1661 

„ George, in Newbigging, par. of Innenreik 5 Mar. 1664 

„ Mr. George, sheref-clerk of Haddington 21 July 1670 

„ George, in the Byres 11 Mar. 1680 

„ George, of Palmortine. See Aytoun, Helen. 
„ George, at Clerkington-milne. See Paterson, Barbara. 
„ George, wright, burgess of Edinburgh. See Weir, Sibilla. 
„ Grissell, relict of Robert Scott, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Oct. 1627 

„ Harry, beltmaker, outwith the West Port of Edinburgh 2 Apr. 160S 

„ Hew, servitor to John Dundas of Newlistoun, par. of Kirk- 

listoun, sher. of Linlithgow 6 July 1624 

,, Isobel, relict of John Dikson 3 Mar. 1620 

Isobel. See Hamilton, Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ James, in Lidgertlaw, par. of Cargill, sher. of Perth 27 P"eb. 1605 

„ James, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 21 July 1612 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1613 

See also Weir, Jeane. 
,, James, in Leithisheid, par. of Kirknewtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 1 Mar. 1623 
Mr. James, sheref and town-clerk of Haddington 15 Apr. 1635 

,, James, in Wcstcr-Streth 23 Dec. 1639 

„ James, indweller at the West-port of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1650 

,, James, son lawful to umquhile Captain 1'atrik G. 23 June 1652 

., Colonel James, par. of St. Martins in the Fields, London 

18 Aug. 1652 and 27 June 1653 
,, James, son lawful to umquhile Colonel James G. 28 June 1653 

„ James, of Richmond, county of Surrey 19 Feb. 1670 

„ James, in Streth. See Bryce, Jonet. 
„ James, in Gaitsyde. See Craw, Agnes. 
„ Mr. James, indweller in Leith. See Hepburn, Marie. 
„ Jeane, lawful daughter to umquhile Patrick G., of Ballegerno 

15 Jan. 1653 



1 601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 165 

Gray, Joanna, sometime spouse to Thomas Home, portioner of 

Eist-Barnes, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 5 Mar. 1635 
John, in Kilsyke, par. of Carnewath, sher. of Lanark 9 Nov. 1603 

John, skipper, indweller in Leith 1 Mar. 1606 

John, cordiner in Eymouth, par. of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 

22 Apr. 1607 
John, elder, maltman, burgess of Dundee 21 June 1609 

John, keeper of his Majesty's tapestry in Holyroodhouse 1 Dec. 1614 

John, schoolmaster, indweller in Edinburgh 21 Apr. 1617 

See also Harret, Margaret. 
John, in Tempilhouse, par. of Haddington 14 June 1622 

John, in Over-Keith, par. of Keith-Merschell, constab. of Haddington 

2 July 1623 
John, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Dec. 1625 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 July 1628 

John, burgess of North Berwick ig/an. 1630 

John, in Longnidry, and Agnes Allaine, his spouse H. 12 Jan. 1653 

John, in Lugtoune 15 Apr. 1668 

John, in North Berwick 6 May 1669 

John, baxter in Leith 15 May 1669 

John, in Midle-Straith 6 Aug. 1675 

John, fermerer in the Byrs 29 Apr. 1687 

John, fiar of Arkboll 30 June 1696 

John, indweller in Streth. See Calder, Katherine. 
John, burgess of Edinburgh. See Dewar, Marjory. 
John, smith in Leith. See Speirs, Sara. 
John, viver, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wright, Margaret. 
John, in Parkhouse. See Young, Agnes. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to Donald Anderson, in Eist-houses, 

par. of Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 13 July 161 5 

Jonet, sometime spouse to Edward Jonstoun, elder, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Sept. 1618 
Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas Dickson, in Langniddrie, 

par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 4 June 1619 

Jonet, in Cockenie, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 27 June 1635 
Jonet, spouse to David Mitchell, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 May 1644 
Katherine, spouse to James Purdie, in Over-Williamston 9 Jan. 1673 

Katherine, only child in life to the deceased Alexander G., 
writer in Edinburgh, and Margaret Abercrumbie, 
his spouse (now spouse to Nicoll Sumervaill, writer 
in Edinburgh) 27 Mar. 1700 

Katherine. See Mathie, Richard, in the Nungait of Haddington. 
Margaret, sometime spouse to John Bowie, indweller in the 

Peth of the Dean beside Edinburgh 10 Dec. 1608 

Margaret, lawful daughter to umquhile David G., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 11 Mar. 1624 

Margaret, relict of James Ross, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Oct. 1645 
Margaret, relict of Thomas Reucastle, candlemaker in Haddington 

H. 17 Nov. 1656 
Margaret, relict of John Innes, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

7 Dec. 1666 
Margaret, Lady Pulrosie 20 Nov. 1693 

Marie, and John Clark, of Pennycuik, her husband 27 Feb. 1668 

Marion, sometime spouse to John Crystie, in Suynubay, 

par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 18 June 161 1 

Marion, sometime spouse to Thomas Young, shepherd in 

Dewchrie, par. of Stentoun, constab. of Haddington 1 July 1626 
Patrick, burgess of Haddington 11 Feb. 1601 

Sir Patrick, of Innergowrie, knight, par. of Innergowrie, in Angus 

29 June 1607 



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Gray, Patrick, flcsher, burgess of Edinburgh 



27 Jan. 



Patrick, in Wodhall, par. of Quhitkirk, constab. of Haddington 10 July 
Patrick, in Straith, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Edinburgh 3 June 
Patrick, in Drumbowic 17 Nov. 

Patrick, Captain, in England 23 June 

Patrick, in Boghall-mains, par. of Bathgate 22 Nov. 

Robert, in Parkhouse, par. of Dunse, sher. of Berwick 20 May 

Robert, skinner, burgess of Haddington 29 Nov. 

Robert, son lawful to umquhile Sir William G., of Pittindrum, knight 

3 Sept. 
Robert, burgess of the Canongate 5 Sept. 

Robert, elder, burgess of Haddington 12 Feb. 

Robert, indweller in the Canongate, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

5 Sept. 1670 and 10 Feb. 
Robert, burgess of Haddington. Sec Aytoun, Margaret; 

and Dyett, Margaret. 
Stephen, in Nether-Williamstoun, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 

29 June 
Stephen, at Ettilstoun-kirk 28 May 

Thomas, in Eymouth, par. of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 20 July 
Thomas, sailor in Prestonpans 20 Jan. 

Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 July 

Thomas, merchant in Edinburgh 2 Feb. 

Walter, burgess of Perth 24 Sept. 

See also Donaldson, Geillis. 
William, tailor, burgess of Dysart 30 Jan. 

William, baxter, indweller in Leith 18 Nov. 

Sec also Carmichael, Katherine. 



William, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 



16 Feb. 



Sir William, of Pittindrum, knight, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

4 Aug. 
William, Master of 16 July 1661 and 12 Feb. 



„ William, baxter in Carington 

„ William, merchant in Edinburgh 

„ William, in Bathgate. See Smyth, Elizabeth. 
Green, Edmond, merchant in Leith 
Greenfield, James, in Paith-head 

„ James, in Danskine. See Hog, Alison. 
Greenlaw, Adam, smith in Musselburgh 

,, Agnes, relict of John Steinson, mariner, indweller in Leith 

„ George, of Zorstoun, par. of Tempill, sher. of Edinburgh 

„ George, burgess of Musselburgh 17 Oct. 1651 and 10 Nov 

„ James, coilheaver in Newbigging of Musselburgh 3 Feb 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 10 May 1604 and 22 Dec 

„ Thomas, in Himorcroce 
Greenlees, John, blacksmith, indweller in the Pottirraw 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh 

See also Cunningham, Elizabeth. 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Marcus Knox, merchant, 
burgess of Glasgow 

„ Robert, indweller in Eleistoune 
Greenscheills, Jonet 



2 June 
17 Jan. 

6 Dec. 
28 Apr. 

26 Jan. 

9 Jan. 

12 Jan. 



19 July 

22 Dec. 

7 Dec. 



15 May 

27 June 
relict of Alexander Leckie, in Nether-Liberton 

30 Nov. 

„ Thomas, in Barnehills, par. of Lesmahago, sher. of Lanark 28 May 

Gregorie, Mr Alexander, late minister at Ayr 23 July 1695 and 18 June 

Gregour, David, burgess of Coupar in Fife 1 1 Feb. 

„ John, stabler, burgess of Perth 30 Dec. 

Greig, Alexander, in Bathgate-town, par. of Bathgate, sher. of Edinburgh 

9 Nov. 
Sec also Smyth, Marion. 
„ Andro, in Corsbed, par. of Fordoun, in the Mernes 25 Sept. 



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1611 

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620 

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612 
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602 
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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 167 

Greig, Andro, in Rires, Fife 31 May 1608 

„ George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1682 

„ Harry, skipper in Leith 31 Aug. 1642 

„ James, in Overtoun of Kirknewtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 14 July 1624 

„ James, sometime merchant in St. Andrews 5 Aug. 1661 

„ James, periwig-maker in Canongate. See Forrest, Isobel. 
„ Jeane, relict of Robert Plenderleithe, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 Feb. 1658 
„ John, baxter, citiner in St. Andrews 25 Dec. 1605, 18 Jan. and 1 Feb. 1606 
„ John, burgess of Montrose. See Findlo, Jonet. 

„ Mr. John, advocate 6 May 1658 

,, Jonet, sometime spouse to Barthilmo Jonkyne, maltman, 

indweller in Leith 31 Mar. 1620 

„ Margaret. See Adamson, John, stabler in the Canongate. 
,, Thomas, minister at North Berwick, constab. of Haddington 17 June 1606 
„ Walter, in Barnehill, par. of Garvok, in the Mearns 26 May 1602 

Greir, Agnes, sometime spouse to John M'Naucht, of Kilquhan- 

natie, par. of Kirkpatrick-Durhame, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

27 June 1606 
„ Agnes, relict of umquhile James Corrie, in Knokdones, in 

Cunningham, par. of Stratoun, sher. of Ayr 3 Mar. 1609 

„ Agnes. See Wardroper, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Nov. 1602 

„ Andrew, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1672 

„ Christian, relict of John M'Rae, in Brayheid, par. of Cum- 

nok, sher. of Ayr 14 Feb. 1607 

,, David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Mar. 1662 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to William Schaw, in Craig- 

inba, par. of Kells, stew, of Kirkcudbright 30 Nov. 1602 

„ Euffame, sometime spouse to umquhile Peter Broun, in 

Skarheid of Durrisdeir, sher. of Dumfries 31 July 1607 

„ George, merchant, burgess in Ayr 26 Feb. 1606 

„ Mr. George, minister at Haddington 27 Nov. 1628 

See also Hepburn, Isobel ; and Lawson, Elizabeth. 
„ Captain George 20 July 1672 

„ Gilbert, in Bardanoch 7 Jan. 1608 

,, Isobel, sometime spouse to James Portar, in Keir, par. of 

Halywod, sher. of Dumfries 19 May 1602 

„ James, in Kirkcanderis. See M'Culloch, Jonet. 
„ Jean, sometime spouse to John Huttoun, messinger in Car- 

lingwark, par. of Keltoun, stew, of Kirkcudbright 26 Nov. 1602 
„ John, in Craighous. See Allane, Cristian. 

„ Robert, brother son to Sir Robert G., of Lag, knight 8 Aug. 1666 

„ Robert, in Elphingston 26 July 1667 

Greirson, Alexander, skipper in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 10 Sept. 1 634 
„ Cuthbert, of Dalskerth, par. of Troqueir, stew, of Kirkcudbright 23 July 1603 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Sept. 1679 

„ Gilbert, of Castel-madie, par. of Kells, and stewartry of Kirkcudbright 

3 Feb. 1 601 
,, Helen, spouse to John Thomson, skipper in the Pans 2 Feb. 1649 

„ John, wright, son to umquhile John Greirsoun, of the Buss, 

par. of Dunscoir, sher. of Dumfries 15 July 1602 

„ Robert, skipper in Prestonpans 24 June 1650 

„ Robert, writer in Edinburgh 28 Feb. 1684 

„ Robert, merchant in Edinburgh 9 Aug. 1693 

„ Rodger, of Lag, par. of Dunscoir, sher. of Dumfries 1 June 1605 

„ William, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1697 

Greive (Greiff), Alison, relict of Mr. George Gibson, of Bousie 2 Mar. 1692 

„ Elizabeth, relict of John Wright, tailor in Tranent 29 Dec. 1699 

„ George, indweller in Edinburgh, sometime customer thereof 18 Mar. 1634 

See also Moncur, Alison. 



1 68 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Greive (Greiff), James, in C.len, par. of St. Bryde, sher. of Peebles 14 Mar. 1609 
„ John, in Corstorphine 12 Dec. 1683 

„ John, in Wester-Rossie. See Hardie, Helen. 
„ John, in Burntisland. See Phillane, Cristian. 
„ Jonet, relict of Donald Flemyng, alias Lynie, burgess of Perth 

21 Sept. 1606 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to David Potter, wright, in- 

dweller in Leith 29 May 1605 

„ Margaret, relict of John Dasone, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 

30 May 1627 
„ Margaret, spouse to David Dun, in Brunt H. 5 July 1652 

„ Robert, in Birniknowis H. 28 Oct. 1652 

See also Fell, Christian. 
„ Robert, late servitor to Patrick Reidpeth, in Byrecleughe H. 7 July 1656 
„ Robert, in Spot. See Home, Jonet. 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 July 1603 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 1671 

„ William, indweller in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1641 

Grew, Mai- a ret. See Dickson, James, indweller in Clerkington. 

Grigsone, David, wobster, burgess of Kirkcaldy 5 Jan. 1604 

See also Pearson, Christian. 
„ Henry, alias Wobster, burgess of Leslie 7 Jan. 1602 

Grindlay, Alexander, burgess of Musselburgh. See Cass, Agnes. 

„ Cristian, relict of Hercules Dalmahoy, indweller in Edinburgh 13 July 1637 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to George Clerk, in Borthuik, 

sher. of Edinburgh 6 June 1618 

,, Robert, writer, indweller in Leith. See Smyth, Elizabeth. 
Grintoun, Alexander, younger, in Borrowstones, sailor on board 

the Rising Sun, bound for Caledonia 30 Mar. 1700 

,, Henry, indweller in Edinburgh 10 Mar. 161 2 

See also Hay, Margaret. 
„ Jonet, relict of John Staine, in Hilderstoun, par. of Tor- 

phichen, sher. of Linlithgow 18 June 1634 

„ Marjory, sometime spouse to Patrick Millar, in Gormyre, 

par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 11 June 1634 

Grove, William, tenant in Bruncleugh 26 Apr. 1676 

Grundistoun, David, indweller in Edinburgh. See Howieson, Katherine. 
Gryme, Alexander, in Eister-Saltcoats, par. of Gullane, constab. 

of Haddington 22 Nov. 1631 

Guild, Audio, fermorar, in Ferrigait, par. of Dirlton, constab. of Haddington 

20 June 1634 
„ John, at St. Cuthbert's kirk 
„ John, quarriour, burgess of Dunbar 
,, William, in Stentoun, constab. of Haddington 
Guldie, John, in Firth. See Megget, Agnes. 
Gullane, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Andro, mealmaker, citiner of St. Andrews 
Mr. Archibald, schoolmaster of Edinburgh 
„ Archibald, merchant in Haddington 
„ George, fermorer in the Abbey of Haddington. 
„ James, timberman in Glasgow 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Archibald Falconer, wright, 

burgess of Dunbar 
„ William, in North Berwick 
,, William, in Cotwallis. See Hog, Jane. 
Guthrie, Alexander, of Gagie 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Anderson, Jean. 

„ Mr. Alexander, common-clerk ofEdinburgh 1 May 1654 and 2 July 1655 

Mr. Alexander, sometime minister at Linlithgow 31 Mar. 1655 

Bessie, relict of Captain David Boiswall, in Kinghorn, in Fife 2 July 1608 





1 1 Jan. 


1616 




12 Nov. 


1616 




9 July 


161 1 


See Wallace, Helen 






23 Feb. 


1605 




13 July 


1680 




28 Aug. 


1690 


See Edingtoun, Agnes. 




21 May 


1607 


er, wright, 








4 July 


161 1 


H. 


19 May 


1656 




15 Feb. 


1640 




20 May 


1646 



1 601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 169 

Guthrie, Bathia, relict of William Mauld, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 Sept. 1627 
„ Bathea, relict of Walter Murray, master-overseer of his 
Majesty's works in Scotland, indweller in the Can- 
ongate 2 Nov. 1636 

„ Bethia, spouse to Robert Hamilton, of Milburne 27 Jan. 1646 

„ Christian, relict of John Daes, burgess of Dundee 21 Oct. 1607 

„ Mr. David, advocate, indweller in Edinburgh 4 June 1605 

„ Euphame. See Calderwood, Thomas, in Dalkeith. 

„ Hercules, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Sept. 1623 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Meikill, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

23 Jan. 1649 
„ Isobel, spouse to Hew Neilson, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 

26 July 1667 
„ James, burgess of Kirkcaldy 19 Dec. 1601 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1663 

„ John, fermourer in Dolphingston 3 Oct. 1667 

„ Mr. John, M.D. 11 Oct. 1682 

„ Jonet, relict of Alexander Harrower, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

8 Apr. 1640 
„ Jonet, relict of George Gibson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

13 Aug. 1655 
„ Margaret, sister lawful to umquhile Thomas G., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 6 Aug. 1630 

„ Robert, servitor to Mr. Alexander Gibson, clerk of Session 11 Oct. 1617 

,, Thomas, litster, burgess of Linlithgow 31 Dec. 1679 

„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Musselburgh 16 Oct. 1663 

„ Captain William, resident in Ireland 16 June 1649 

Guylour, James, mason, indweller in the Canongate 14 Oct. 1614 

Gyllor, Robert, in Slaid. See Johnston, Bessie. 

Habroun, Andro, at the Mylne of Findonie, par. of Donyng, sher. of Perth 

1 July 1605 
Hackstoun, John, portioner of the Grange of Wester-Kinghorn. 

See Johnston, Marion. 
Hadden, Andrew, son lawful to the deceased John H., of that Ilk 13 Dec. 1673 
„ Elspeth, spouse to Robert M'Connell, indweller in Leith 8 Apr. 1646 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Sept. 1652 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to James Wilkie, in Sauchtoun-hal1, 

par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 21 Aug. 1605 

„ Helen. See Handisyde, Robert, beltmaker, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Dame Jean, sometime spouse to Sir George Home, of 

Wedderburn, knight, sher. of Berwick 11 July 161 1 

„ John, in Brochtoun. See Tweedie, Elizabeth. 
,, Jonet, sometime spouse to George Mitchel, in Ratho, par. 

of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 27 Dec. 1630 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Mathew Frenche, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 23 Feb. 161 5 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Pringill, portioner of 

Cottilferrie, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 8 June 1620 

„ William, mariner, indweller in Leith 21 Apr. 1617 

Haddington, John, Earl of 24 Feb. 1674 

„ Thomas, Earl of 15 July 1637 

„ Countess of. See Gordon, Lady Jane. 
Haddok, Thomas, in Spittelscheill. See Hamilton, Margaret. 
Haddoway, Cuthbert, cook, burgess of Edinburgh. See Watson, Margaret. 
„ David, tailor in Leith. See Kellie, Janet. 
„ James, tailor at the Water of Leith, par. of St. Cuthbert, 

sher. of Edinburgh 18 June 1622 

„ Jeane, spouse to John Thomson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

20 Jan. 1669 
„ John, indweller in the Heuchheid 20 Nov. 1649 



iyo Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Haddoway, Marie, and James M'Cubin, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh, her husband 7 Dec. 1677 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to An hibald Nimmo, in Midil- 

grig, P ;u - of Bathgate, slier, of Linlithgow 18 June 1622 

„ .Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 July 1643 

Hagart, John, in Eister-Capeth, sher. of Perth 16 and 28 July 1O01 

See also Dow, Isobel. 
„ John, in Pittinforne. See Eldge, Isobel. 
„ John, in Midbenchell. See M'Bayth, Jonct. 
Hagie, Alexander, writer, servitor to Mr. John Abernethie, pro- 

curator-fiscall of the Commissariot of Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1636 

„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to James Henderson, flcsher, 

burgess of Edinburgh 18 Jan. 1633 

„ Jonet. See Steill, Adam, burgess of Edinburgh. 

„ Walter, burgess of Stirling 15 Feb. 1606 

„ William, in Cottoun of Pitconmark, par. of Kirkcaldy, in Fife 10 Aug. 1605 
Haig, Frances, servitor to Mr. John Taylliour, vintiner in the Canongate 

10 Nov. 1653 
Haigene, George, skipper in Leith 28 Jan. 1643 

„ Margaret, spouse to James Seattone, sometime skipper in 

Leith, indweller in Edinburgh 9 May 1656 

„ Thomas, indweller in Leith 20 July 1665 

„ William, skipper in Leith 12 Nov. 1658 

Haigs, John, gardener in Potterraw 8 Sept. 1662 

Haiknay, John, brewer in Edinburgh 15 Sept. 1680 

Haillis, Alexander, baxter, burgess of Dundee. See Barrie, Jonet. 

Hair, James, mealmaker in Lauder 17 Feb. 1603 

„ James, merchant in Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1688 

„ John, in Elphingstoune 9 June 1680 

„ William, gardener in the Dean 5 May 1629 

,, William, indweller in Leith 1 Mar. 1628 

Hairshaw, John, in Kintyre 22 Oct. 1658 

Haitlie, Alexander, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Apr. 1667 

„ John, of Mellerstanes, par. of Ersiltoun, sher. of Berwick 26 Aug. 1603 

,, Lilias, relict of Colonel Robert M'Kenzie 18 Dec. 1645 

„ Margaret. Sec Hay, Daniel, burgess of Edinburgh. 

,, Thomas, eldest lawful son to Andro H., of Sneip 15 Mar. 1620 

Hakines, Thomas, feltmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Feb. 1664 

Halbert, Alexander, gardiner, beside Montrayis of the Hill. 

See Neilsoun, Margaret. 
Halbertson, John, weaver in Tranent. See Crawfurd, Dorathie. 
Halcro, William, skipper in Leith 19 Sept. 1671 

Haldane (Halden), James, one of the baillies of the Canongate 7 July 1625 

„ John, in Sawquhane, par. of Kilmadock, sher. of Perth 26 Oct. 1605 

„ John, of that Ilk 12 July 1648 

„ Marion, relict of James Baine, miller at Dryburgh 20 Sept. 1697 

Haliday, Adam, in Ridscheill, par. of Bothanes, con stab, of Haddington 

29 Aug. 1649 
See also Whyte, Euphame. 
„ Alexander, in Killegoun, par. of Anveth, stew, of Kirkcudbright 21 Dec. 1602 
„ Cristopher, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Aug. 1638 

„ Euffame. See Pollok, Robert, in Hierigis. 

„ Gilbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Garden, Margaret. 
„ John, of Tulliboll, advocate 3 Jan. 1609 

„ Sir John, of Tilliboll, advocate 2 Aug. 1620 

„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 20 Apr. 1626 

„ John, presenter of Salton. See Ewing, Margaret. 
„ Jonet, spouse to John Bell, in Langgie, par. of Girtoun, 

stew, of Kirkcudbright 12 Jan. 1607 

„ Margaret, indweller in Edinburgh, relict of William Geddes, 

indweller in Glencotho 15 June 1661 



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Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



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Haliday, Margaret, spouse to William Zule, in Ridhill, par. of 

Bothanes, constab. of Haddington 3 June 1664 

,, Robert, belt-maker, outwith the West-port of Edinburgh 

2 Dec. 1 63 1 and 5 Aug. 1634 
„ Thomas, in Mark- William, par. of Kirkmabrik, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

22 Mar. 1603 
„ Thomas, in Culfad, par. of Kirkpatrick-Durhame, stew, of 

Kirkcudbright 18 Jan. 1606 

Halkerstoun, Henry, in Over-Grange. See Anderson, Margaret. 

James, maltman, burgess of Burntisland. See Johnston, Isobel. 



3 June 1603 

23 Jan. 1601 
1 Apr. 1 60 1 

9 Feb. 1609 
7 July 1608 



Halket, Archibald, burgess of Dysart 
„ Grissell, sometime spouse to Michael Law, maltman, 

burgess of Dysart 
Halkheid, James, burgess of Dysart 
„ Katherine, relict of Thomas Paterson, alias Litster, burgess 

of Kirkcaldy 
„ Nichol, burgess of Dysart, in Fife 
Hall, Agnes, sometime spouse to William Ross, tailor, burgess of Perth 

24 May 1606 
„ Agnes, spouse to George Wauchope, of Gleghornie, par. of 

North Berwick H. 5 Jan. 1657 

„ Agnes. See Kelloe, Walter, merchant-cutler, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Alexander, sometime servant to John Hall, in Auld- 

Montrose, par. of Maritoun, in Angus 8 Mar. 1604 

,, Alison, spouse to Robert Petticro, workman in Edinburgh 13 July 1655 
„ Andro, in Prestoun, par. of Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 

20 Feb. 1639 
,, Archibald, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. See Burrell, Katherine. 
„ David, baxter in Leith. See Smeaton, Jonet. 

„ James, younger, maltman, burgess of Glasgow 2 Mar. 1607 

„ James, in Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 20 May 1624 

„ James, William, Margaret, and Jonet, bairns lawful to 

umquhile James H., indweller in Newbattle, sher. 

of Edinburgh 1 3 Au£ 

,, John, cordiner in Stirling 

„ John, in West-houses, par. of Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Mr. John, late minister in Edinburgh 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Scott, Agnes. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Adam Darling, in Blainslie, par. 

of Melrose, sher. of Roxburgh 
,, Katherine, relict of John Henrie, in Torsonce 24 Sept. 1630 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Craige, tailor, 

indweller in Edinburgh 13 Mar. 1622 

„ Marion, relict of Robert Mitchell, in Turnydykes, and last 

spouse to Robert Dikson, in the provost place of 

Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Mathew, indweller in Jedburgh 
„ Nicoll, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 



1645 

4 Aug. 1607 

22 July 1626 

1 Apr. 1628 



5 June 1605 



,, William, elder, baxter, burgess of Perth 

,, William, sometime servitor to Sir Michael Elphingstoun 

,, William, writer in Edinburgh 
Hallier, Francis, Frenchman, confectioner 
Halethorne, John, in Loncastell, sher. of Wigtown 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Robert M'Kynnell, in Bord- 
land of Gairleis, par. of Monygoff, sher. of Wigtown 
Halliburton, Andrew, blacksmith, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Andrew, indweller in Kirkcaldy 

„ Euffame, sometime spouse to George Michelsone, in Middil- 
toun, par. of Borthuik, sher. of Edinburgh 

„ Sir George, of" Petcur. See Learmonth, Dame Elizabeth. 



1635 
1603 

1642 

1685 

1607 



13 Oct. 
8 Mar. 

1 2 Apr. 
8 Dec. 

28 Feb. 
2 Apr. 1624 

13 June 1650 
28 Sept. 1663 

5 Mar. 1607 

18 July 1604 

17 Dec. 1658 

8 June 1676 

V Mar. 1606 



3 Apr. 
28 May 

7 May 
1 1 Aug. 


1618 

1601 
1663 
1632 


4 Feb. 
25 Mar. 


1650 
1692 



172 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Halliburton, C.eillis, relict of John Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 Oct. 1623 
„ C.eillis, spouse to Mr. John Paip, younger, advocate 30 Oct. 1645 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Michael Tod, in Eist-Links of 

Dirltoun 
„ Henry, of Mertoun, sher. of Roxburgh 
„ Hendrie, men hant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Culane, Katherine. 
„ James, skipper in Leith 
„ James, writer in Edinburgh 

„ James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Allan, Margaret. 
„ James, in Langnidrie. See Carfrae, Jonet. 
„ Janet, spouse to David Crawfurd, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

21 Apr. 1646 
,, Jean, widow in Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1645 

„ John, sometime of Mertoune 27 Jan. 1647 

„ John, in Dirreltoune H. 17 Sept. 1652 

See also Smith, Janet. 
„ John, cordiner, indweller in the Potterraw 4 Jan. 1656 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1680 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Robsoun, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 14 Jan. 161 2 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Alexander Binnie, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 7 July 1631 

,, Mr. Patrick, M.D. 24 May 1700 

„ Robert, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1650 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1652 and 1 Mar. 1653 

See also Anderson, Katherine ; Craig, Katherine ; Kirk- 
wood, Margaret ; and Smailholme, Helen. 
,, Thomas, of Eigliscarne 26 Nov. 1675 

,, William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 May 1654 

Halywall, Robert, in Gattounsyde 22 Nov. 1606 

Hamilton, Mr. Adam, uncle to John H., of Bardowie, indweller 

in Linlithgow 21 June 1627 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to Nicoll Forsyth, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 8 Apr. 1606 

„ Agnes, relict of William Cuningham, of Caprington, par. 

of Symontoun in Kyle, sher. of Ayr (vol. 45) 22 Nov. 1609 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to Hew Walker, in Mortoun, par. 

of Calder-Cleir, sher. of Edinburgh 5 June l6u 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to George Hamiltoune, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 8 Nov. 161 5 

„ Agnes. See Taylor, John, indweller in Plesandis. 

,, Alexander, of Eister-Inch, sher. of Linlithgow 29 May 1605 

„ Alexander, of Haggs, par. of Monkland, sher. of Lanark 28 Dec. 1608 

„ Alexander, of Scheilhill, par. of Bathgate 12 Feb. 1619 

„ Alexander, elder, of Easter-Bynnie, par. of Linlithgow 

26 Apr. 1642 and 17 Apr. 1650 
„ Colonel Alexander, general of the Artillery 29 Mar. 1650 

See also Dalzell, Dame Elizabeth. 
„ Mr. Alexander, sometime minister at Haddington, and 

Mareon Muire, his spouse 14 June 1650 

„ Alexander, of Eister-Binnie 15 Sept. 1652 and 23 June 1653 

„ Alexander, of Balderstone 28 Mar. 1655 

„ Alexander, in Woodheid of Kinneill 14 May 1655 

„ Alexander, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 10 July 1657 

„ Alexander, W.S. 19 July 1675 

„ Alexander, mason in Bathgate 18 June 1678 

„ Mr. Alexander, minister in Edinburgh 29 Sept. 1697 

„ Alexander, macer before the Lords of Session 13 Dec. 1699 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 173 

Hamilton, Alexander, mariner in Prestonpans. See Kedslie, Helen. 
„ Allan, burgess of Linlithgow 25 Feb. 1604 

„ Mr. Allan, son lawful to umquhile John H., of Bardowie, 

sometime servitor to Sir Thomas Hammiltoun, 

of Byris, knight, advocate to our Sovereign Lord 30 Jan. 16 12 

„ Andro, in Schawtounhill, par. of Glasfuird, sher. of Lanark 31 Oct. 1603 
„ Andro, in Holmeheid, par. of Stenhouse, sher. of Lanark 18 July 1605 

„ Sir Andro, of Reidhouse, knight, senator of the College of 

Justice 20 Jan. 1635 

„ Mr. Andro, portioner of Muntounehall, son lawful to 

umquhile Sir Alexander H., of Ballencreiff 21 Jan. 1663 

„ Andrew, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Dec. 1675 

„ Anna, Marchioness of. See Cunningham, Lady Anna. 
„ Archibald, in Houstounhill, par. of Dalserff, sher. of Lanark 23 May 1604 
„ Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Apr. 1646 

„ Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, residenter in 

Dunfermline 30 Dec. 1658 

„ Archibald, carpenter in Borrowstones 9 Aug. 1686 

„ Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Jardane, Elizabeth. 
„ Arthur, master-wright to his Majesty, burgess of Edinburgh 18 June 1625 

See also Wilson, Marion. 
„ Mr. Arthur, advocate 13 Dec. 1692 and 31 Mar. 1698 

„ Barbara, sometime spouse to Mr. James Wilkie, indweller 

in the Canongate 8 Dec. 1612 

„ Barbara, sometime spouse to John Weir, in Foulscheillis, 

par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 8 Mar. 1627 

„ Barbara. See Mein, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to John Riddell, burgess of Rutherglen 

19 June 1 60 1 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Laurence Henderson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 8 Jan. 1624 

„ Bessie, relict of Zacharie M'Gill, burgess of Edinburgh 2 June 1634 

„ Charles, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Mar. 1640 

„ Christian, sometime spouse to Neill Cornwell, in Brigends in Carron 

7 May 1629 
„ Dame Cristian, relict of Sir Alexander Hamilton, of 

Baluncrieff, knight 30 June 1653 

„ Sir Claud, of Schawfield, knight, indweller, par. of Kirk- 
liston, sher. of Linlithgow 7 Jan. 161 5 
„ Claud, burgess of Edinburgh. See Logan, Marion. 

„ David, of Bogtoun, par. of Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 6 Feb. 1604 

„ David, in Hilies, par. of Dalserf, sher. of Lanark 23 May 1604 

„ David, sometime commisser of Lanark 11 Mar. 1607 

„ David, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Apr. 1608 

„ David, cooper, indweller in Leith 25 Nov. 1618 

See also Gordon, Euphame. 
„ David, son to James H., of West-port, and indweller in Edinburgh 

22 May 1619 
,, David, of West-port. See Home, Marion. 
„ David, in Prestonpans. See Rigg, Jonet. 
„ David, of Bothuilhauch. See Schaw, Cristian. 

„ Edward, hammerman, burgess of the Canongate 13 Mar. 1644 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Mr. William Scot, clerk of Session 

1 Dec. 1614 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to James Sandelands, of 

Rathahill, par. of Calder-mure, sher. of Edinburgh 15 Nov. 1615 
„ Elizabeth, relict of James Cranston, in Drumshorland- 

muir, par. of West-Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1659 

„ Dame Elizabeth, relict of Sir William Steuart, knight 28 May 1659 

„ Elizabeth, Lady Carberry 9 Feb. 1682 

„ Elizabeth. See Dunlop, James, of that Ilk. 



174 



Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



[ 1 601-1700. 



» 



29 Feb. 


1632 


7 Feb. 


1646 


9 Dec. 


1675 


29 Mar. 


1683 


25 Dec. 


1647 


1 Mar. 


1603 


19 Dec. 


1607 


1 Feb. 


1692 


2 July 


1631 


14 May 


1647 


15 July 


1648 


20 Oct. 


i6t;2 


16 June 


[654 


20 Jan. 


1672 



Hamilton, Euffame, sometime spouse to Thomas Rroune, in 
Tempill, sher. of Edinburgh 
,, Francis, of Silvertonhill, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ Mr. Francis, son to the deceased James H., of Dalzeill 
,, Francis, merchant in Edinburgh 

Sir Frederick, of Maner-Hamilton 
„ Caw in, of Blanter-ferme, par. of Blanter, sher. of Lanark 
„ Gawin, skinner, burgess of Glasgow 
„ Gawin, of Raploch 

„ Gawin, vicar of Kilbarchan. See Cuming, Kathcrine. 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Ainslie, Bessie. 
., George, merchant in Edinburgh 
„ George, in Hauchstane, of Kinneill 

„ George, baillie of Prestoun H. 

„ George, son to James H., of Bining 
George, vintiner in Leith 
George, of Preston. See Cockburn, Barbara. 

Grissell, sometime spouse to Michaell Mitchell, burgess of Edinburgh 

25 Mar. 
Grissell, sometime spouse to Thomas Baittie, stabler, 

burgess of Edinburgh 27 Apr. 

Grissell, relict of Archibald Stewart, of Hisselsyd 20 Jan. 

Gustavus, merchant in Edinburgh 14 Mar. 

Helen, spouse to Andro Craufurde, burgess of Paisley 2 Jan. 

Helen, relict of William Congiltoun, of that Ilk, par. of 

Gulane, constab. of Haddington 19 July 

Hew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Christian 

Ewing, his spouse 17 June 

Hew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Thomson, Jean. 
Isobel, relict of John Chalmeris, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 May 1605 and 13 Aug. 
Dame Isobell, Lady Seytoun 28 Jtvi. 

Isobel, sometime spouse to John Robesone, mason, indweller in Leith 

24 June 
Dame Isobel, spouse to Sir William Cunynghame, of 

Caprington, knight 4 May 

Isobel, daughter lawful to umquhile John Hammilton, of Stenhouse 

9 Aug. 
Isobel, daughter to umquhile Walter H., merchant in Edinburgh 

29 June 1667 and 30 July 
Isobel. See Johnstone, George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
Mr. James, of Peill, par. of Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 4 June 

James, of Lang-Hirdmestoun, sher. of Edinburgh 10 Feb. 

James, of Corshill, par. of Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 6 Jan. 

James, of Brigis, par. of Kirkliston, sher. of Edinburgh 1 June 

Mr. James, minister and parson of Kirknewtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 

24 May 
James, in Bathgate 

James, merchant in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 
James, maiser, indweller in Edinburgh 
James, in Meilblackburne 
James, of Sorrens 
Captain James, of Parkley, par. of Linlithgow 

3 July 1632, 13 Feb. and 14 Oct. 
James, son lawful to umquhile George Hamilton, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
James, mealmaker in South Leith 
James, reader at the Grayfriar-kirk of Edinburgh 
James, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 
James, indweller in Borrowstones 



21 Nov. 
14 June 
28 May 
17 Aug. 
4 Apr. 



27 Mar. 
17 Feb. 
12 Mar. 
12 Mar. 
24 Sept. 



605 

612 

674 
700 
607 

610 

669 

608 
608 

615 

642 

667 

678 

601 
602 
604 
605 

614 
617 
622 
623 
629 
605 

635 

641 
645 
646 
646 
646 



1601-1700.] 



Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



175 



Hamilton, James, skipper in Borrowstounes 30 July 1649 

„ James, in Ballincreiff 29 Jan. 1653 

„ James, of Wishaw 28 July 1653 

„ James, of Litle-Parklie, and Agnes Rose, his spouse 16 Nov. 1655 

„ James, younger of Brigs 4 June 1663 

„ James, of Oversheils 9 June 1669 

„ Mr. James, preacher in Edinburgh 22 Jan. 1670 

„ James, mason in Leith 9 Aug. 1677 

„ James, writer in Edinburgh 18 June 1678 

„ James, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1682 

„ James, Esquire 28 Sept. 1681 

„ James, portioner of Bathgate 7 Nov. 1683 

„ Mr. James, late minister at Borrestounes 9 Apr. 1685 

„ James, of Balanecreiff 11 Mar. 1687 

„ Sir James, of Manrior-Eliestoun, County Tyrone, Ireland 3 July 1696 
„ James, in Queensferry. See Dundas, Jonet. 
„ James, in Parklie. See Scott, Elizabeth. 
„ Jane, Lady Lamyngtoun, and relict of Alexander Baillie, 

of Littilgill, par. of Haddington 17 Mar. 1604 
„ Janet. See Edmondstoune, George, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Jean, relict of Gilbert Inglis, of Murdestoun, and sometime 

spouse to umquhile William Bailzie, of Craig, par. 

of Both well, sher. of Lanark 
Jean, sometime spouse to James Skeine, writer 
Jean, relict of William Calder, skipper in Leith 



» 



Jean, indweller in Edinburgh 



15 July 

14 Feb. 

15 Feb. 

24 Jan. 

16 Mar. 
8 July 
4 Oct. 

29 Nov. 

25 May 



John, in Plesance 

John, indweller in Hamilton 

John, in Nathirburne, par. of Dalserff, sher. of Lanark 

John, in Voltoun, par. of Mernis, sher. of Renfrew 

John, of Bardowie, par. of Baldernok, sher. of Stirling 

John, in Auchinha, par. of Kirkpatrik-Durhame, stew, of 

Kirkcudbright 28 May 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, indweller in Kirk- 
wall of Orkney 19 July 

John, Marquis of, sher. of Lanark 30 June 

John, writer in Edinburgh 2 Aug. 

John, of Greinhuik, chamberlain of Kynneill, sher. of Linlithgow 

21 Nov. 

John, in Innerweik, constab. of Haddington 27 May 

John, coalgreive in Stobhill, par. of Cockpen, sher. of Edinburgh 

1 1 June 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Nov. 

Sir John, of Grange, par. of Carriddin, sher. of Linlithgow 22 Apr. 
See also Home, Dame Margaret. 

Sir John, of Trabroune, knight 24 Feb. 

John, elder, of Grange of Breiche, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 

3 June 

Sir John, of Ridhouse, knight 

John, elder, of Boighall 

John, merchant in Londonderry, in Ireland 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

John, in Eister Handaxwood 

John, sailor in Prestonpans 

John, elder, of Grange of Breigh, par. of West-Calder 

Major-General John, son lawful to umquhile Sir Alexander 
H., of Bancreiff 

John, in Thorniehill 

John, in the Mylnehill of Musselburgh 

John, of Grainge 

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176 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Hamilton, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 July 1675 

„ John, mason in Edinburgh 7 Dec. 1677 

„ John, of Bangour 31 Jan. 1678 

„ Mr. John, minister, resident at Lisdiven, in Ireland, and 

John and Lillias II., his lawful children 5 June 1691 

,, John, hammerman in Caltoun 26 Apr. 1694 

,, John, brother son to the deceased William H., of Eldershaw 12 Feb. 1696 
„ John, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh. See Broun, [Catherine. 
„ Sir John, of Lettrik. See Carnegie, Katherine. 
„ Sir John, of Preston. See Howison, Dame Catherine ; and 

Cockburn, Dame Jean. 
„ John, burgess of Edinburgh. See Fairlie, Margaret. 
„ John, of Carlowrie. See Home, Helen. 
„ John, brother-german to the Sheriff of Linlithgow. See 

Livingstone, Libra. 
„ John, apothecar, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Logan, Margaret. 
„ John, brewer in Edinburgh. See M'Gill, John, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
„ John, in Pumpherstoune. See Mortoun, Helen. 
„ John, of the Grange of Brigis. See Muirhead, Katherine. 
„ John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Pentland, Cristian. 
„ John, maltman, burgess of Musselburgh. See Porteous, Agnes. 
„ Mr. John, bishop of Dunkeld. See Urrie, Elizabeth. 
„ John, weaver, indweller in Leith. See Wilson, Bessie. 
„ Jonet, relict of Allan Wat, Crowdenland, par. of Glasfurde, 

sher. of Lanark 1 June 1603 

„ Jonet, relict of Mr. Robert Maxwell, vicar of Killellane, 

sher. of Renfrew 22 June 1605 

„ Jonet, servitrix to the Laird of Innerwik, par. of Innerwik, 

constab. of Haddington 28 July 161 2 

„ Dame Jonet, sometime spouse to Sir Claud Hamiltoun of 

Schawfield, knight, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of 

Linlithgow 17 Dec. 161 3 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Plenderleithe, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 13 Dec. 1625 

„ Katherine, relict of James Hammiltoun, in Preston, and 

sometime spouse to George Hammiltoun, younger, 

there, par. of Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 7 Mar. 1605 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Kynneir, fear of that 

Ilk, par. of Logie, in Fife 4 July 1608 

,, Katherine, sometime spouse to James Anderson, burgess of 

Haddington 24 Feb. 1616 

„ Katherine, relict of William Adamson, burgess of Musselburgh 4 June 1618 
„ Magnus, drummer to Edinburgh 28 Mar. 1646 

„ Malie, relict of Andro Lawsoun, burgess of Queensferry 12 July 161 1 

Marchioness of. See Cunyngham, Lady Anne. 
Margaret, sometime spouse to Patrick Newtoun, of that Ilk, 

par. of Bothanes, constab. of Haddington 23 Feb. 1601 

Margaret, lawful daughter to Thomas Hammiltoune, in 

Corscallane, par. of Hamilton, sher. of Lanark 19 Jan. 1602 

Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Haddock, in Spit- 

telscheill, par. of Carlouk, alias Forrest-kirk, sher. 

of Lanark 21 June 1603 

Dame Margaret, sometime spouse to Sir John Murray, of Blak- 

borronie, knight, par. of Etilstoun, sher. of Peebles 3 July 1609 
Margaret, spouse to umquhile James Wilkie, portioner of 

Rathobyris, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 11 Jan. 161 2 

Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile Robert Hamiltoun, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 June 1617 

Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Reid, cordiner, in- 
dweller in the Fisherraw 21 Oct. 1629 



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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 177 

Hamilton, Margaret, sometime spouse to John Thomeson, in Bathgate 

3 Nov. 1640 
„ Margaret, lawful daughter to umquhile Sir John H., of 

Magdalenes, knight I Dec. 1642 

„ Margaret, relict of James Russell, indweller in Edinburgh 3 July 1646 

„ Margaret, relict of Archibald Dick, in Duntervie 30 May 1655 

„ Margaret, and John Bynnie, tailor in Edinburgh, her spouse 20 Mar. 1657 
„ Margaret, relict of James Duncan, postmaster in the Canongate 

14 Apr. 1658 
„ Margaret, and John Aikman, her husband 28 June 1665 

Margaret, spouse to John Bell, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Mar. 1678 
Margaret, indweller in Edinburgh, lawful daughter to Archi- 
bald H., merchant in Linlithgow 
Margaret, spouse to John Smyth, cordiner in the Canongate 
Dame Margaret, relict of Sir Gidion Scott, of Haychaster 
Dame Margaret, Lady Belheavin 
Marie, daughter lawful to umquhile James H., in Prestoun, 

constab. of Haddington 
Marie, sometime spouse to James Dowglas, of Over-Gogar, 

par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 
Marie, daughter lawful to umquhile John H., of St. John's 

Chapel 
Marie, sometime -spouse to Alexander Hamiltoune, in 

Eister-Bynie, par. of Linlithgow 
Marie, sometime spouse to Mr. John Tailzeour, burgess of 

the Canongate 
Marie, sometime spouse to David Dundas, in the Reddin- 

lawes, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 
Dame Marie, Lady Hermanscheill 
Marie, spouse to John Munroe, portioner of Inveresk 

20 June and 10 Dec. 1685 
Marion, servitrix to John Hamilton, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1601 

Marion, sometime spouse to Thomas Baillie, indweller in 

Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1605 

Marion, relict of James Ross, burgess of Edinburgh 17 June 1609 

Marion, sometime spouse to Barnard Wod, baxter, burgess 

of Edinburgh 10 July 1619 

Marion, relict of James Hamilton, one of the four ordinary 

macers before the Lords of Council and Session 31 May 1623 

Marion, sometime spouse to William Ramsy, in Pardoven, 

par. of Linlithgow 18 June 1628 

Mark, chyrurdgen, apothecarie, burgess of Edinburgh. See 

Seton, Elizabeth. 
Mathew, in Hallis of Glengavall, par. of Evingdaill, sher. 

of Lanark 
Mathew, burgess of Hamilton 
Mathew, porter in the Abbey 
Michael, of Eister-Inch of Bathgate. See Dundas, Cristian ; 

and Eistoune, Jonet. 
Nicoll, son lawful to umquhile Mr. James H., of Westport 
Ninian, in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 
Patrik, of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 
Patrik, of Samelstoune, par. of Haddington 
Mr. Patrick, writer to the Privy Seal in Edinburgh 
Mr. Patrick, minister at Innerweik, constab. of Haddington 
Sir Patrick, of Littill-Preston 
Richard, of Greinheuck, chamberlain of Kineill 
Richard, younger, in Kinneill 
Richard, dagmaker in the Coldtoune, and Jeannet Darling, 

his spouse 4 Dec. 1657 

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178 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Hamilton, Robert, of Machlinghoill, par. of Kilbryde, slier, of Lanark 

15 Jan. 1607 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Apr. 1608 

„ Robert, mariner in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 9 Apr. 1618 

„ Robert and James, lawful sons to umquhilc James H. 12 June 1620 

„ Robert, ofBrigis, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Dec. 1623 

See also Houstoun, Elizabeth. 
„ Robert, of Bathgate 16 June 1636 

„ Robert, of Byning, brother to umquhile Thomas, Earl of 

Haddington 24 Jan. 1643 

„ Lieutenant Colonel Robert, son to Sir John H., of Preston, knight 6 Dec. 1648 
„ Robert, baillie at the Newhaven of Preston 26 Mar. 1649 

„ Robert, sometime procurator-fiscal of the Commissariot of 

Edinburgh 7 Jan. 1656 

„ Major Robert, in Haddington 22 Apr. 1665 and 4 Mar. 1667 

„ Robert, merchant in Edinburgh 22 Jan. 1678 

„ Robert, writer in Edinburgh 12 Dec. 1689 

„ Mr. Robert, W.S. 7 Dec. 1699 

„ Sir Robert, of Presmenan, senator of the College of Justice 

20 Dec. 1700 and 17 Aug. 1722 
„ Robert, of Milburne. See Guthrie, Bethia. 

„ Robert, son to Sir John H., of Preston. See Otterburne, Elizabeth. 
„ Susanna, spouse to John Stewart, of Drumscheughe 
„ Thomas, in Corscallane, par. of Hamilton 
„ Thomas, maltman, burgess of Glasgow 
„ Thomas, notary, burgess of Linlithgow 
„ Thomas, son to umquhile William H., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 
„ Thomas, cooper in Leith 

See also Waterston, Jonet. 
„ Mr. Thomas, advocate 
„ Mr. Thomas, of Parkley 
„ Thomas, of Boghead 

„ Thomas, son to the deceased Sir Thomas H., of Ballincriefe 
„ Mr. Thomas, M.D. 
„ Sir Thomas, of Bynnie. See Borthwick, Margaret ; and 

Foulis, Dame Margaret. 
„ Mr. Thomas, of Robertoun. See Ker, Dame Jean, Countess 

of Crawfurd. 
„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 June 1667 

and Isobel Gray, his relict, and William and Isobel 
H., their children 3 Jan. 17 19 

„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Calderwood, Margaret 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Feb. 1603 

„ William, skipper in Prestoun, constab. of Haddington 28 Jan. 1626 

„ William, portioner of Broxburn, par. of Strabrok, sher. of Linlithgow 

23 June 1631 
„ William, colhewar in Penstoun, par. of Haddington 10 Aug. 1644 

„ William, Duke of 28 Sept. 1652 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 29 Jan. 1653 

„ William, gardener, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Nov. 1667 

,, William, in Skaitraw 13 June 1674 

„ Mr. William, son to James H., of Halcraige 29 Jan. 1685 

„ Sir William 25 Mar. 1685 

„ William, writer in Edinburgh 19 Dec. 1685 

„ William, son to the deceased Walter H., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1695 

„ William, in Kinneill. See Fumertoune, .... 
„ William, merchant and burgess of Edinburgh. See Penny- 
cook, Alison. 
„ William, writer in Edinburgh. See Symson, Margaret. 



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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 1 79 

Hamilton, William, merchant, burgess of Perth. See Watson, Helen. 

Hamley, Anna, relict of James Fyfe, tailor, burgess of Canongate, 

thereafter relict of William Broun, tailor there 6 Mar. 1700 

Handcok, Frances, relict of John Swintoun, of that Ilk 20 June 1699 

Handisyde, Andro, in Niddrie 24 May 1662 

„ John, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh June 1673 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1676 

„ Robert, beltmaker, burgess of Edinburgh, and Helen 

Hadden, his spouse 15 Oct. 1690 and 11 Jan. 1694 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Gairdus, Agnes. 

Hanna or Hannay, Archibald, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 27 June 1655 

„ Bessie, and Andro Cassie, his Majesty's master-sclaitter 17 Apr. 1679 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Mar. 1672 

„ Hew, baxter, indweller in the Canongate. See Drysdaill, Agnes. 
„ James, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1655 

„ James, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 8 May 1655 

„ John, lawful son to umquhile John H., burgess of the Canongate 

28 Mar. 1628 
„ Sir Patrick, director of the Chancellarie of Irland 31 Mar. 1636 
„ Patrick, in Lambeth, Co. of Surrey, England 18 Oct. 1665 
„ William, indweller in Ballernoche 22 Mar. 1650 
„ William, weaver in Wright-houses 17 July 1691 
„ William, elder, baxter, burgess of the Canongate 25 June 1696 

Hannan, Thomas, wobster in Plewlandis, par. of Prestonkirk, 

constab. of Haddington 15 Jan. 1610 

Hanyng, Agnes, widow, cremar, indweller in Edinburgh 3 Jan. 1610 

„ Alexander, in Gribtoun, par. of Halywod, sher. of Dumfries 7 July 1603 
„ Harbert, in Over-Killielung, par. of Halywod, sher. of Dumfries 

10 June 1608 
„ John, sometime servitor to umquhile William, Lord Hereis, 

par. of Kirkgunzeane, stew, of Kirkcudbright 7 Dec. 1608 

„ Jonet, lawful daughter to umquhile Alexander H., in 

Gribtoun, par. of Halywod, sher. of Dumfries 7 July 1603 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to James Dreghorn, indweller in Edinburgh 

29 Aug. 1627 
Harcourt, Robert, in South- Walsham, in England 13 Oct. 1699 
Hardie, Agnes, and William Home, elder, in Borrowstounness 10 Sept. 1680 

Alexander, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 1613 

See also Thomson, Margaret. 
Alexander, in Borrowstane, par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 

25 Nov. 161 5 
Alexander, in Kinneill 20 Feb. 1629 

See also Baird, Margaret. 
Alexander, in Riccartoun, par. of Linlithgow 5 Mar. 1635 

Alexander, cobler in St. Marie-Wynd n Dec. 1656 

Alexander, cobler in Edinburgh. See Archibald, Helen. 
Alexander, in Kinneill- Kerse. See Glen, Elizabeth. 
Alexander, miller at Houstoun-mylne. See Hodge, Helen. 
Alison, sometime spouse to John Thomsoun, in Dubend, 

par. of Calder-cleir, sher. of Edinburgh 6 July 1605 

Andrew, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Feb. 1648 

Andro, in Wester-Rossie. See Beverage, Cristian. 

Barbara, widow in Dunbar 20 July 1664 

Edward, cooper, burgess of Musselburgh 7 Feb. 1628 

George, in Borrowstones 24 Oct. 1687 

Helen, sometime spouse to John Greiff, in Wester-Rossie, 

par. of Cullessy, in Fife 9 June. 1602 

Helen, sometime spouse to Richard Robesone, mealmaker, 

indweller in Edinburgh 27 May 1613 

Helen, sometime spouse to Thomas Dunmure, in Kinneill, 

sher. of Linlithgow 9 Jan. 1633 



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[1601-1700. 



Hardie, James, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Dec. 

,, James, in Kinncill 20 June 

„ James, in Nether-Kinneill. See Glen, Jonct. 

„ Jean, relict of Nicoll Craig, in Fisherraw 14 June 

„ John, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh, and Geillis Reid, his relict 

18 June 
„ John, cook, burgess of Edinburgh. See Boig, Jean. 
„ John, in Riccartoun. See Wright, Katherine. 

„ Jonet, relict of Duncan Arroll, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Aug. 
„ Margaret, relict of Richard Broune, in Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 

14 June 
„ Margaret, and James Slosse, in Borrowstones, her husband 14 Feb. 
„ Nicoll, W.S. 17 July 

„ Patrik, in Kinneill. See Glen, Bessie. 
„ Richard, blacksmith, burgess of the Cannongate 



14 Aug. 
Richard, in Borrowstouness, and Christian Hardie, his spouse 10 June 

1 5 Jan. 
31 May 

19 Jan. 



„ Richard, skipper in Borrowstouncs 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Thomas, cooper in Musselburgh 

„ Thomas, brewer in Edinburgh, son to George H., burgess 

of Musselburgh 30 Mar. 

„ Thomas, in Borrowstounes, par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 18 Sept. 

Harlaw, Agnes, relict of John Barclay, indweller in Edinburgh 30 May 

„ Barbara, relict of John Daill, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Feb 



24 June 

27 Jan. 

26 Aug. 

26 Feb. 



21 Feb. 

22 Apr. 
9 May 

16 Sept. 



„ George, in Phallawhill, par. of Heriot, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ George, indweller in Leathame, par. of Haddington 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Alexander, Catherine. 
„ Mr. James, Writer to the Signet, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Mar. 1646 and 25 Feb. 

„ James, in Trapren 17 Sept. 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to David Dikson, principal 
Warden of his Majesty's Cunzehous, burgess of 
Edinburgh 
„ Margaret, spouse to John Gaudy, wright in Paistoun H. 

„ Margaret, and John Wat, in Duncanlaw, her husband 
„ Margaret, spouse to John Guidaill, in Healls 
„ Nathaniel, minister at Ormestoun. See Porteous, Margaret. 
„ Patrick, in West-Garmiltoun H. 13 Nov. 

„ Thomas, mealmaker in Leith 13 Feb. 

„ Thomas, son lawful to the deceased Thomas H., mealmaker in Leith 

27 June 
„ William, in Paistoun, par. of Ormistoun, constab. of Haddington 

24 Mar. 

„ William, in Halklaw 17 July 

„ William, in Atherstaine H. 7 Feb. 

Haroune, Jonet, relict of John Stevinsone, maltman in Portsburgh 22 July 

Harper, Agnes, sometime spouse to Thomas Thomeson, in 

Brumehous, par. of Spot, constab. of Haddington 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Dame Bethia, alias Hop, Lady Cambushnethain 

„ Cristian, spouse to Alexander Mudie, in Tranent H 

„ David, in Lathrisk. See Harvie, Margaret. 

George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

Hendrie, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

James, in Drumtuthill, par. of Dunfermline, Fife 

See also Stewart, Helen. 
James, in Pitzocher. See Tod, Jonet. 
Rachael, and Patrick Grahame, elder, skinner, burgess 

of Edinburgh, her spouse 30 Apr. 

Thomas, maltman, burgess of the Canongate 9 July 






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1601-1700.] Cornmissariot of Edinburgh. 181 

Harper, Walter, in Nether-Grange. See Dalgleish, Jonet. 
,, William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1605 

„ William, tymberman, burgess of Ayr 18 Apr. 1606 

„ William, in the Lie-mylnnes, par. of Lessuaid, sher. of Edinburgh 

17 June 1643 
Harret, James, portioner of Quotis, par. of Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 

11 Mar. 1 61 3 
„ James, in Cowsland, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Nov. 1635 
„ John, bonnetmaker, indweller in Leith-wynd 1 Apr. 161 8 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Gray, one of the 

schoolmasters of Edinburgh 10 Apr. 1607 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Patrik Lindsay, in Collegsteid, 

par. of Gulane, constab. of Haddington 7 Feb. 1616 

„ William, indweller in Fisherraw 5 Mar. 1655 

Harrison, John, sometime farrier to the Lord Ross' Troop 10 Apr. 1696 

Harroway, James, at the West-port. See Cuthbertson, Marion. 
Harrower, Alexander, son and heir of umquhile Alexander 

Harrower, skinner, burgess of Perth 28 Jan. 1601 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Guthrie, Jonet. 
„ Alexander, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Smaill, Katherine. 
„ James, bookseller, of Edinburgh 10 May 1654 

See also Paterson, Jonet. 
„ John, burgess of Burntisland. See Steedman, Marjory. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Scrogie, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 16 Sept. 1636 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Apr. 1623 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 May 1657 and 6 Mar. 1663 
Hart, Agnes, relict of Mr. Henry Blyth, sometime minister at Eccles 

25 Apr. 1649 and 24 July 1665 
„ Andrew, printer, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Sept. 1622 

See also Kene, Jonet, and Mitchelhill, Jonet. 
„ Janet, relict of William Geddes, stabler at the West-port 

of Edinburgh 15 Apr. 1646 

„ John, son to umquhile Sir William H., of Prestoun, 

indweller in Edinburgh 22 July 1626 

,, Mr. John, elder, burgess of the Canongate 15 Aug. 1628 

„ Mr. John, master of the grammar school of the Canongate, 

indweller there 10 and 25 Jan. 1637 

„ Captain John, indweller in the Canongate 10 Mar. 1645 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 14 May 1655 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Adam Bothwell, indweller in the 

Canongate 29 Oct. 161 7 and 14 Nov. 1622 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Bartilmo, in Brochtoun, 

par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 23 Aug. 1627 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John M'Kneische, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 9 Jan. 1632 

„ Patrick, burgess in the Canongate 26 Feb. 1646 

„ Rachael, daughter lawful to umquhile Andro H., printer, 

burgess of Edinburgh 13 Apr. 1627 

,, Robert, son lawful to the deceased William H., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 21 Mar. 1671 

„ Mr. Robert, advocate. See Broun, Elizabeth. 

„ Thomas, in Rickartoun, par. of Linlithgow 10 Mar. 1642 

„ Thomas, in Riccartoune 9 Sept. 1652 

„ Thomas, merchant in Linlithgow 22 Feb. 1687 

„ Sir William, of Prestoun, knight justice-deputy to our Sovereign 27 Jan. 1618 

See also Borthwick, Isobel. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 28 Feb. 1624 

„ Mr. William, sometime principal of the College of Rotchell, in France 

27 Aug. 1636 
„ William, of Roisland 5 Mar. 1687 



1 82 Conwiissariot of Edinburgh. [i 601-1700. 

Hart, William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Small, Isobel. 

Harvie, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Jan. 1621 

„ Andro, in Blantyre-ferme, par. of Blantyre, sher. of Lanark 3 Oct. 1601 
„ James, in Blairs, sometime advocate in Edinburgh, and 

Rachael Watson, his spouse 23 Dec. 1602 and 27 Aug. 1613 
„ James, chirurgeon to his Majesty, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 Dec. 1618, 3 Feb. and 17 Mar. 1619, and 1 Aug. 1626 

„ James, in Parklay 17 Dec. 1686 

„ John, pouderer, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Dec. 1658 
„ John, baxter, burgess of the Canongate. See Douglas, Isobel. 

„ Margaret, spouse to David Herper, in Lathrisk, Fife 17 Feb. 1601 
„ Thomas, Writer to our Sovereign Lord's Signet, indweller 

in Edinburgh 11 May 1602 
„ Thomas, lawful son to umquhile James H., chirurgeon to 

his Majesty, indweller in Edinburgh 24 July 1628 

„ William, in Bowhouse, par. of Cullessie, in Fife 24 Jan. 1604 

Harwood, Aleson, sometime spouse to William Henderson, in 

Ormestoun, constab. of Haddington 18 July 1616 

„ Thomas, in Cranstoun, sher. of Edinburgh 29 Dec. 1634 

Hassingtoun, Harry, in Riccartoun, par. of Linlithgow 30 May 1621 

Hastie, Andro, wobster in Lang-Sauchtoun, par. of St. Cuthbert, 

sher. of Edinburgh 13 Feb. 1618 
„ Andro, wright, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hilstaine, Christian. 

„ Elspeth, indweller in Edinburgh 2 Apr. 1646 

„ Mr. George, minister and indweller in the Canongate 21 July 1606 

„ Isobel, relict of David Smart, mason 4 Dec. 1646 

„ James, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1622 

„ James, cordiner in Portsburgh 1 1 Feb. 1678 
„ James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Miller, Jonet. 

„ Jean, in Seatoun, relict of John Learmonth H. 19 Sept. 1656 

„ John, in Bar of Spottes 27 Jan. 1608 

„ John, burgess of Haddington 2 Feb. 1664 

„ John, tenant in Yorkstoun 20 May 1691 
,, John, in Brigneis. See Laing, Janet. 
„ John, in Bent. See Leyne, Margaret. 

„ Patrick, in Bar of Spottes 27 Jan. 1608 

„ Patrick, wyver, indweller in Restalrig 30 Mar. 1649 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1646 

„ Robert, younger, indweller in Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1690 

,, Stephen, fermer in Yorkstoun 18 May 1691 
„ Thomas, in Lessuddaine. See Gatsoun, Alison. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1625 

„ William, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1G69 
„ William, in Lawstoun. See Henderson, Helen. 
„ William, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wright, Isobel. 

Hastings, John, schoolmaster, Tranent. See Oliphant, Jonet. 

Haswell, John, alias Laird, par. of Craling, sher. of Roxburgh 25 Feb. 1607 

„ Jonet, relict of James Bowar, skinner, burgess of Dundee 21 July 1602 

Hatmaker, George, portioner of Coitfauld 15 Oct. 1607 

Hauche, John, in the Mains of Rattray, par. of Rattray, sher. of Perth 7 Apr. 1601 

Haward, Robert, Englishman, sometime indweller in Edinburgh, 

and Cristian Dikson, his spouse 29 July 1663 

Hay, Agnes, relict of George Make, W.S. 1 Mar. 1626 

„ Alexander, of Dalgatie, par. of Torro, sher. of Aberdeen 1 Sept. 1601 

„ Alexander, mariner in Dundee 22 July 1G08 

„ Alexander, of Frostersut, par. of Elgin 8 July 1609 
„ Sir Alexander, of Quhitburgh, knight, Lord clerk of 

Register, one of Privy Council and Session 21 May 1617 
,, Sir Alexander, of Forrester-seat, knight, senator of the 

College of Justice 18 Jan. 1636 
See also Skene, Dame Katherine. 



1 601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 183 

Hay, Mr. Alexander, clerk of the College of Justice 23 June 1636 

Mr. Alexander, younger, writer in Edinburgh 12 Oct. 1636 

Alexander, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 3 Feb. 1645 

Alexander, of Pittingawme, indweller in Leith 14 Mar. 1646 

Alexander, of Ravelrig 27 Dec. 1647 

See also Lichtoune, Martha. 
Alexander, 9 Aug. 1653 

Mr. Alexander, of Barro 12 June 1662 

Alexander, of Monkton 24 Jan. 1674 

Alexander, bower, burgess of Edinburgh 9 June 1677 

See also Geddes, Sara. 
Alexander, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Oct. 1691 

Mr. Alexander, of Bennet. See Winraham, Jean. 
Alice, spouse to James Ogilvie, chyrurgeone, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 Dec. 1672 
Andro, armorer, burgess of the Canongate 9 Jan. 1632 

Andrew, servitor to John Clerkson, in the Westmains of 

Nather-Gogar 18 May 1659 

Andro, in Nainwar, and Margaret Henderson, his spouse 26 Apr. 1665 
Andrew, writer in Edinburgh 17 July 1669 

Lieutenant Andrew 11 July 1693 

Andro, servitor to the Archbishop of St. Andrews, High 

Chancellor. See Bickartoun, Margaret. 
Andro, in Bulass. See Smyth, Isobel. 
Dame Anna, sometime spouse to George, Earl of Wintoun, 

par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 13 Feb. 1625 

Anna, spouse to Patrick Hepburne, apothecary, burgess of 

Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1650 

Anna, spouse to Collonel Lowthiane, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

26 May 1665 
Anna, Lady Edmonstoun 27 Feb. 1691 

Archibald, Esquire 11 Dec. 1652 

Beatrix, sometime spouse to William Congiltoun, of that 

Ilk, par. of Guillane, constab. of Haddington 19 Feb. 1606 

Catherine, spouse of George Forrest, burgess of Dunbar H. 15 Apr. 1653 
Mr. Charles, sometime Doctor of the Grammar School of Glasgow 

21 Aug. 1699 
Charles, in Lonheid of Rothven. See Reid, Jonet. 
Comach, sometime spouse to William Tulloch, burgess of Nairn 

3 Aug. 1602 
Daniel, violer, burgess of Edinburgh, and Margaret 

Haitlie, his spouse 24 Nov. 1649 an d 28 Oct. 1652 

David, at Arnegosk mylne, par. of Arnegosk, sher. of Perth 19 Nov. 1605 
David, in Leven, par. of Sconey, in Fife 20 Jan. 1609 

David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Margaret 

Scott, his spouse 7 Feb. 1655 

David, younger, of Woodcokdaill 9 Nov. 1696 

Sir David, of Auchquharny, M.D. 26 July 1700 

David. See Baillie, Agnes. 
Elizabeth, and George Drumond, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh, her husband 14 July 1674 

Francis, brother-german to William, Earl of Arrell 29 Nov. 1633 

George, of Monkton, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 28 Sept. 1625 
Mr. George, son lawful to umquhile Sir Alexander H., of 

Quhytburgh, knight 29 Mar. 1626 

George, of Kirkland, clerk to his Majesty's taxationes, in- 
dweller in the Canongate 11 Aug. 1632 
George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Jan. and 20 Mar. 1646 
George, indweller in Westbarns H. 20 Oct. 1652 
Gilbert, in Lessuaid, sher. of Edinburgh 23 Dec. 1614 
Gilbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Nov. 1629 and 3 Dec. 1631 



184 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601 -1700. 

Hay, Gilbert, late Chamberlain to the Earl of Cassellis 29 July 1670 

See also Walker, Jonct. 
„ Grissell, spouse to George Hcpburne, of Alderstoun, par. 

of Haddington 25 Jan. 1643 

,, Helen, sometime spouse to Richard Wilson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 29 Feb. 1616 

„ Henry, brewer in Leith. See Bowie, Agnes. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Robert Turnbull, of Bogmylne, 

par. of Arroll, sher. of Perth 14 Feb. 1601 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to William Danzell, in Cokany, 

par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 24 Apr. 161 5 

„ Isobel, relict of Peter Walker, in Ardynie, last spouse to 

Andro Archibald, there 16 June 1607 

„ Isobel, spouse to John Robertson, in Almeshouse 27 Apr. 1687 

„ James, Lord, of Zester, constab. of Haddington 10 Jan. 1610 

„ James, baillie in Zester, par. of Bothans, constab. of Haddington 

29 Apr. 1626 
„ Mr. James, son to umquhile Mr. Walter H., minister at Bothans 

9 Nov. 1630 
„ Jeane, relict of James Lauder, sometime servitor to his 

Majesty, indweller in Edinburgh 15 July 16 14 

„ Jean, and Robert Thin, litster, burgess of Edinburgh, her spouse 

3 Sept. 1656 
„ John, of Lochloy, Laird of Park, par. of Aulderne, in Moray 16 Feb. 1604 
„ John, in Linplum, par. of Barro, constab. of Haddington 2 Aug. 1605 

„ John, portioner of Polton, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Aug. 1642 

„ John, sklaitter, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Oct. 1652 

„ Mr. John, writer in Edinburgh 

13 Feb. 1665, 28 June 1666, and 6 July 1668 
„ John, of Park 3 Sept. 1692 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh 16 June 1698 and 17 Jan. 1699 

„ John, servitor to Sir John Ker. See Anderson, Cristian. 
„ John, at the Nether-mylne of Zester. See Clark, Helen. 
„ John, in Gemmelstoun. See Dickson, Isobel. 
,, John, Lord of Zester. See Seton, Dame Jeane. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Mowat, servitor to Mr. 

John Nicolson, advocate in Edinburgh 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas Blair, in Inchgray, par. 

of Kynnoull, sher. of Perth 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to David Brodie, of that Ilk, par. 

of Dykj in Moray 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Dickson, in Mureburn, 

par. of Bothans, constab. of Haddington 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Andro Hay, W.S. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas Forrest, W.S. 
„ Margaret, Lady Dyk, sometime spouse to Mr. William 

Douglas, treasurer of Moray, par. of Kinnedder, in Moray 

3 July 1609 
,, Margaret, sometime spouse to George Todrig, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 13 July 1609 

„ Margaret, relict of Mr. John Drumond, of Drumquhence 3 Sept. 1656 

„ Margaret, Lady Ketastoun 16 Aug. 1692 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Broune, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1650 
,, Dame Marion, Lady Kilspindie H. 2 July 1657 
„ Dame Mary, Lady Kilspindy 9 Apr. 1657 
„ Mary, relict of Andrew Stivcnson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

29 Oct. 1691 
„ Patrik, of Mcginche, par. of Erroll, sher. of Perth 7 May 1604 

„ Peter, in the Mylne of Achmure, par. of Erroll, sher. of Perth 

12 Jan. 1602 



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1607 


17 June 
30 July 
13 Feb. 


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Hay, Peter, in the Cottartoun of Blackness, beside Dundas 8 Jan. 1608 

,, Peter, writer in Edinburgh 5 July 1637 

„ Robert, merchant, indweller in the Canongate 

11 Apr. 161 8 and 6 June 1620 



Robert, writer, indweller in Edinburgh 



28 Feb. 

7 Feb. 

12 Sept. 



23 Oct. 



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1663 
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1607 



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Robert, in Westlinks 

Mr. Robert, M.D. 

Thomas, of Edinvaill 

Thomas, in Langnudrie, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

1 
Thomas, tailor in the Potteraw 
Mr. Thomas, clerk of Council and Session 
Walter, burgess of Dundee 
William, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 
William, of Lynplum, par. of Barro, constab. of Haddington 

See also Cockburn, Helen. 
William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Mr. William, of Aberlady, clerk of Session 
William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
William, portioner of the Nungate of Haddington 
William, in Smeistoun. See Cunynburgh, Katherine. 
William, in Wyndoun. See Home, Margaret. 
William, writer in Haddington. See Newtoune, Marion. 
Heart, Alexander, tailor, burgess of Linlithgow 
„ Elizabeth, and Alexander Maistertoun, merchant, burgess 

of Linlithgow, her husband 
„ Jonet, spouse to Thomas Heart, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 

22 Feb. 1662 
„ Joseph, of Chappell 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 
„ William, clerk to the regality court of Torphichen 
„ William, writer in Edinburgh. See Adamson, Helen. 
Heckfurde, Thomas, in Innerleithen, slier, of Peebles 
Hedderweik, John, notary public in Coupar in Fife 

„ John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 
Heggen, John, elder, merchant in Linlithgow 
Hegging, William, in Kettlestoun 
Heigh, Agnes, relict of David Walker, burgess of Dunbar 

„ Beigis, spouse to John Findlasone, in Balbairdie, par. of 

Kinghorn, Fife 7 Mar. 1605 

Heleis, Patrik, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Inglis, Marion. 
„ Patrik, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See 
Morrison, Lilias. 
Hemphill, Edward, in Fynnik. See Miller, Helen. 
Henderson or Henrysone, Agnes, sometime spouse to Thomas 
Achesone, workman in Edinburgh 
„ . Agnes, sometime spouse to John Pringill, in Mylnetoun, 

par. of Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 
„ Agnes, daughter lawful to umquhile James H., burgess 
and indweller in the Canongate 
Agnes, relict of John Lourie, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 
Alexander, in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 
Alexander, burgess of Linlithgow 
Alexander, indweller in Prestonpans 
Mr. Alexander, minister of Edinburgh 
Alexander, baillie of Prestonpans 
Alexander, gardener in Canongate 
Allan, indweller, par. of Carriddin, sher. of Linlithgow 
Allan, in Dyaland. See Glen, Cristian. 
Allan, in Prestoun. See Johnston, Barbara. 



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July 1679 
6 Feb. 1680 
9 Aug. 1605 
8 Nov. 1610 

6 July 1614 

13 June 1673 

4 June 1675 
27 July 1676 

7 June 1679 



18 Aug. 1687 
;i Dec. 1679 



23 June 1692 
26 Dec. 1676 
17 Sept. 1652 
19 Dec. 1699 

30 June 1609 
11 Nov. i6c6 

28 Jan. 1646 
21 Mar. 1688 

2 Nov. 1683 

29 July 1 68 1 



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15 Apr. 1613 

28 May 1633 

20 May 1646 
8 Jan. 1659 

19 June 1609 

20 Apr. 1 63 1 
28 Nov. 1640 

9 Nov. 1646 
27 Jan. 1671 

21 June 1695 
12 Feb. 161 1 



1 86 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Henderson or Henrysone, Audio, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Aug. 1636 

Sec also Thorburn, Bessie. 
,, Andro, merchant and indweller in Edinburgh 29 May 1655 

„ Andro, in Kynnaird. Sec Bannatie, Isobel. 
„ Andrew, flesher in the Canongate. Sec Pearson, Isobel. 
„ Archibald, in Seytoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

12 July 1608 
„ Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 June 1622 

„ Barbara, lawful daughter to umquhile James H., flesher, 

burgess of Edinburgh 2 Apr. 1644 

„ Barbara, relict of John Smyth, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 June 1681 
„ Beigis, sometime spouse to John Colt, maltman, burgess 

of Edinburgh 3 Jan. 1610 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to John Smyth, burgess of Linlithgow 

28 June 1608 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to John Colstoun, in Ormestoun, 

constab. of Haddington 23 July 161 1 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Duncan Symson, in Dairy, par. 

of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Jan. 1637 

„ Blensche, sometime spouse to George M'Cartney, in Cam- 

dudzell, par. of Balmaghie, stew, of Kirkcudbright 27 Nov. 1601 
„ Charles, son lawful to Laurence H., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

18 Sept. 1624 
„ David, writer in Edinburgh 8 Dec. 1691 

„ Elizabeth, widow, indweller in Paisley 1 July 1602 

„ Elizabeth, in Ferrie-Norther, relict of John Bargane, mari- 
ner in North Queensferry, par. of Dunfermline, in Fife 

9 Feb. 1609 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Patrick H., in Borrowstones, 

par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 11 Dec. 1632 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Harry Elphingstoun, of Calder-hall 

2 Dec. 1637 
„ Francis, gunsmith in Canongate 2 Dec. 1695 

„ Grissall, sometime spouse to John Scot, in Auchinreoch, 

par. of Or, stew, of Kirkcudbright 10 July 1607 

„ Grissell, relict of John Ker, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 

30 May 1646 
„ Grissell, scrvitrix to Gilbert Browne, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 21 Feb. 1648 

„ Grissell, widow, indweller in Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1649 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to William Haistie, in Lawstoun, 

par. of Lochrutoun, stew, of Kirkcudbright 12 Mar. 1604 

„ Helen, relict of Patrik Ratray, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

21 Jan. 1612 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to John Watson, baxter, burgess 

of Edinburgh 6 May 1618 

„ Helen, relict of Lawrence Cokburne, chirurgeon, burgess of 

Edinburgh 5 July 1632 

„ Henry, mealmaker, burgess of Kirkcaldy 17 Feb. 1604 

„ Henry, in Dalquheich, par. of Urwell, sher. of Kinross 18 Nov. 1612 

„ Hendrie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Apr. 1646 

„ Isobel, relict of William Gibson, workman in Edinburgh 23 July 1646 

„ Isobel, spouse to John Wight, in Ormestoun H. 1 Feb. 1655 

„ Dame Isobel, relict of Sir Thomas Nicolson, of Carnock, 

knight and baronet 10 June 1668 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Stirling 21 Feb. 1605 

„ James, burgess of Edinburgh 21 June 1606 

„ James, maltman, outwith the West Port of Edinburgh 11 Feb. 1608 

See also Watson, Jonet. 
„ James, in the Dean, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 13 July 1618 






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1 601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 187 

Henderson or Henrysone, Mr. James, procurator at Vasone 20 Aug. 1632 

„ James, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 19 June 1634 

See also Haigie, Elspeth. 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Mar. 1650 

See also Dougall, Bessie. 
James, in Caldcoatt 17 Nov. 1653 

James, elder, in Butlandhill 15 June 1655 

James, sadler, sledder, indweller in Edinburgh 

18 Dec. 1655, 5 June 1657, and 7 Dec. 1658 
See also M 'Ghie, Agnes. 
James, in Nether-Liberton. See Campbell, Barbara ; and 

Sympson, Catherine. 
James, in Balmyle. See Chapland, Agnes. 
James, in Wodistoun. See Crawfurd, Cristian. 
James, burgess of Linlithgow. See Henry, Helen. 
James, in Botland. See Potter, Margaret. 

James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Stevenson, Katherine. 
Janet, spouse to John Thomson, in Prestonkirk 23 Sept. 1686 

Jean, sometime spouse to James Allane, of Stakis, par. of 

Carriddin, sher. of Linlithgow 18 Aug. 1636 

Jerome, burgess of Linlithgow 6 Apr. 161 1 

John, in Brigend, par. of Leuchars, Fife 8 Mar. 1604 

John, younger, burgess of Perth 10 Sept. 1604 

John, maltman, burgess of Burntisland 7 Mar. 1606 

John, indweller in Prestoun, constab. of Haddington 14 July 1608 

John, maltman, in Polcatsleiff, outwith the West Port of Edinburgh 

9 Dec. 161 1 
John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Jonet New- 

toune, his relict 21 Dec. 1613 

John, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Feb. 16 13 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Jan. 1614 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Jan. 1616 

John, in Murhouse, par. of Carriddin, sher. of Linlithgow 10 May 1636 
John, servitor to Mr. William Hay, clerk of Session ^o Mar. 1644 

John, late servitor to Sir William Scott, of Clerkington, 

knight, ordinary clerk of Session 24 Feb. 1646 

John, son lawful to umquhile John H., in Hilfoot of Pitgober 17 Jan. 1649 
John, in Mourhouse, sher. of Linlithgow 2 Dec. 1653 

Mr. John, in Prestonpans 25 June 1661 

John, in Flask 12 June 1662 

John, indweller in Leith Wynd 1 1 July 1663 

John, baxter in Dalkeith 26 Jan. 1666 

John and Elizabeth, bairns lawful to the deceased John H., 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1671 

John, carter in Leith-zeardheads 17 Feb. 1680 

John, of Caldinhall 15 July 1692 

John, of Brignes 23 Sept. 1692 

See also Allan, Marion. 
Sir John, knight, sometime colonel of one of the Regiments 

in Holland 16 Oct. 1693 

John, macer of her Majesty's Privy Council 26 Jan. 1694 

John, ploughman in Leuchat. See Anderson, Cnstian. 
John, in Preston. See Douglas, Jean. 
John, in Kilbarchane. See Semple, Malie. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to John Roger, in Bogend, par. of 

Newland, sher. of Peebles 11 July 1606 

Jonet, spouse to Hucheoun Roxburgh, tailor, outwith the 

West-port of Edinburgh 30 June 1608 

Jonet, sometime spouse to Gilbert Smyth, in Brokloche, 
par. of Kirkpatrick-Durham, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

(vol. 45) 14 July 1609 



1 88 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Henderson or Henrysoun, Jonet, sometime spouse to John Huide, in 

Eilmersdenes, par. of Cokburnspeth, sher. of Berwick 20 June 1612 
„ Jonet, relict of William Wardlaw, wobster, burgess of Edinburgh 

26 Nov. 1612 
„ Jonet, relict of Gawin Blair, indweller in Linlithgow 24 Nov. 1614 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Crawfurd, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 Feb. 1615 
„ Jonet, daughter lawful to umquhile George H., cordiner, 

burgess of Edinburgh 14 Dec. 1622 

„ Jonet, relict of John M'Nair, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate 8 Apr. 1648 
„ Jonet, and David Kcnnedie, chirurgeon, burgess of 

Edinburgh, her spouse 24 Sept. 1661 

„ Jonet, relict of Michael Gibson 21 July 1670 

„ Jonet, spouse to John Beir, late baillie of Linlithgow 16 Apr. 1698 

„ Katherine, spouse to Gilbert Davidson in Downan, in 

Carrick, sher. of Ayr 26 Apr. 1605 

„ Katherine, daughter lawful to umquhile John H., merchant, 
burgess of Edinburgh, sometime spouse to Mr. 
William Strange, minister 15 Nov. 1623 

„ Katherine, indweller in Edinburgh, lawful daughter to um- 
quhile William H., merchant, burgess of Jedburgh 22 June 1635 
„ Laurence, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1663 

See also Charteris, Isobel ; and Hamilton, Bessie. 
,, Margaret, sometime spouse to James Hereot, in Stentoun, 

par. thereof, constab. of Haddington 25 Feb. 1603 

„ Margaret, relict of William Williamson, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1626, 30 Mar. 1629, and 20 Jan. 1630 

„ Margaret, spouse to William Thomson, burgess of Linlithgow, 

29 Jan. 1653 
„ Margaret, spouse to Ninian Reid, in Panes H. 22 June 1653 

„ Margaret, relict of John Jamison, flesher, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, thereafter spouse to Robert Kerse, flesher, 
burgess of the said burgh 15 May 1667 

„ Margaret. See Hay, Andro, in Nainwar. 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to William Allane, in Pencait- 

land, constab. of Haddington 6 Feb. 1618 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to James Mudie, in Tranent, con- 
stab. of Haddington 6 Mar. 1628 
„ or Goudie, Margaret, in Tranent 3 Dec. 1669 
„ Marie, spouse to Patrick Dowglas, in Whittingham 24 June 1681 
„ Marion, daughter lawful to Simeon Henryson, in Nether Liberton 

12 Jan. 1655 
„ Ninian, baillie in Prestonpans 6 Sept. 1682 and 29 Mar. 1683 
„ Patrick, in the Mains of Livingstone, sher. of Linlithgow 14 June 163 1 
„ Patrick, elder, in Aikiesyde, par. of Bothanes, constab. of Haddington 

6 Feb. 1633 
„ Patrick, mealmaker in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 24 Jan. 1639 

„ Patrick, in Newlands, par. of Garvit 7 Aug. 166S 

„ Peter. See Archibald, Elizabeth. 

„ Robert, merchant in Haddington 22 Aug. 161 5 

„ Robert, sometime servitor to the Fermorars of Monkton, 

par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Aug. 16 19 

„ Colonel, Sir Robert, of Tinirgask, knight, in Scotland 13 Feb. 1624 

„ Robert, skipper, indweller in the North side of the Bridge of Leith 

14 Nov. 1635 
„ Robert, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Jan. 1637 

„ Robert, timberman, indweller in Leith " 30 Jan. 1646 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Feb. 1654 

„ Robert, gardener in Salton 24 Apr. 1672 

See also Profeit, Janet. 
„ Robert, flesher, burgess of the Canongate. See Pearson, Agnes. 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 189 

Henderson or Henrysoun, Samuel, reader at St. Giles kirk in Edinburgh 

23 June 1610 
„ Simon, in Selcothe, par. of Moffat, stew, of Annandale 8 Mar. 1609 

„ Simeon, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Nov. 1612 

„ Simeon, in Nether Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 14 Mar. 1639 

„ Thomas, in the Canongate 15 Nov. 1625 

„ Sir Thomas, of Chesteris, knight, lord and senator of the 

College of Justice 26 Feb. 1642 

See also Weir, Dame Rebecca. 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Dec. 1646 

,, Thomas, brother-german to John H., in Flase, sher. of Linlithgow 29 Oct. 1651 
„ Violet, relict of Oliver Cragy, cooper, burgess of Perth 17 June 1609 

„ Walter, son to umquhile James H., maltman at the West 

Port of Edinburgh \z Feb. \toZ 

„ Walter, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Feb. 1610 

„ Walter, of Eister Grantoun 3 Jan. 1644 

„ William, master marshall of his Majesty's house 29 May 161 1 

„ William, mariner in Leith 12 Jan. 1618 

„ William, in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 7 Mar. 1618 

„ William, sailor in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 21 Mar. 1637 

„ William, skipper in Leith 23 Oct. 1638 

„ William, in Ormestoun H. 19 Apr. 1653 

„ William, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 19 Apr. 1658 and 23 May 1671 
„ William, tailor, burgess of Musselburgh 6 Nov. 1673 

„ William, in Burnhousemylne, par. of Stow 25 Apr. 1677 

„ Mr. William, W.S. 12 Mar. 1685 

„ William, in Ormestoun, constab. of Haddington 23 July 1622 

See also Harwood, Alison. 
„ William, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Donaldson, Christian. 
Henry or Hendrie, Agnes, spouse to George Hendrie, in the Mylis H. 28 Oct. 1653 
„ Alexander, in Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 12 Aug. 161 1 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 May 1618 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Patrik Powrie, in Pitculane, 

par. of Kinnoul, sher. of Perth 16 July 1602 

„ David, baxter in Queensferry 30 Jan. 1618 

„ Helen, relict of James Henderson, burgess of Linlithgow 12 July 1603 

„ James, son to umquhile James Henry, in Newhaven, sher. 

of Edinburgh 23 Dec. 1601 

,, James, maltman, burgess of the Canongate 7 May 1628 

„ James, in Brumrige H. 30 Apr. 1653 

„ John, notary in Perth 18 Oct. 1602 

„ John, in Craigs of Plane, par. of St. Ninian, sher. of Stirling 

4 Nov. 1603 and 15 Dec. 1608 
See also Jarvey, Marion. 
„ John, indweller in Leith 17 Nov. 1626 

See also Miller, Susanna. 
„ John, mealmaker in Tranent 7 Nov. 1661 

„ John, wright, burgess and freeman of the Canongate 11 Mar. 1662 

„ John, in Cuttiswray, par. of Stewartoun in Cunyngham, sher. of Ayr 

24 Jan. 1609 
„ John, in Torsonce. See Hall, Katherine. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to James Galloway, wright, 

burgess of Edinburgh 26 Nov. 161 1 

„ Katherine, relict of John Scott, burgess of Linlithgow 1 July 161 5 

„ Margaret, in Calder 18 Feb. 1673 

„ Margaret, spouse to Robert Hilstons 12 July 1692 

„ Michael, indweller in Littil Catpair 12 July 1661 

,, Patrik, indweller in Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 29 May 1628 

„ Robert, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 20 Mar. 1645 

„ Thomas, wobster at Bannockburn, par. of St. Ninian, 

sher. of Stirling 26 Jan. 1609 



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Henry or Hendrie, Thomas, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Jan. 

„ William, burgess of Culross, and Katrene Bairdner, his relict 

24 Feb. 
,, William, son to umquhile Alexander H., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 2 Apr. 

„ William, cooper, burgess of Linlithgow 19 Aug. 

„ William, in Tranent H. 6 Apr. 

„ William, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 13 June 

Hepburne, Adam, parson and minister of Stobo, sher. of Peebles 22 Feb. 
„ Adam, timberman, mariner, indweller in Leith 9 Aug. 

„ Adam, skinner in Edinburgh 6 Feb. 

„ Agnes, relict of George Lawder, portioner of Tunyghame, 
constab. of Haddington 



Agnes, daughter lawful to umquhile Patrik H., of Ncw- 
mylnes, sometime spouse to John Sinclair, in 
Xi^bet, par. of Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 

Agnes, sometime spouse to William Carnagie, skinner, 
burgess of Edinburgh 

Mr. Alexander, in Edinburgh. Sec Broun, Sara. 

Mr. Alexander, in Dirlton, constab. of Haddington 

Mr. Alexander, sometime one of the Regents of the College 
of Edinburgh 



26 Sept. 

20 Dec. 
31 Dec. 

25 Mar. 
3 Jan. 



See Skeldie, Marie. 



1 1 Jan. 

25 Feb. 

6 Dec. 

30 June 

11 Aug. 
'20 Aug. 

5 Oct. 



See also Lamb, Sara 
Alexander, son lawful to the deceased Mr. Alexander H., 

Regent of King James' College in Edinburgh 22 Nov. 

Alice, daughter lawful to the deceased Patrick H., mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Audio, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 
Andrew, burgess of Haddington 
Andrew, of Abbeymylne 
Andro, glover, burgess of Edinburgh 
Bessie, sometime spouse to John Foullertoun 
Bessie, spouse to James Philp, writer in Edinburgh 
Cristian, sometime spouse to John Watt, portioner of Eist- 

barnis, constab. of Haddington 
Christian, relict of Mr. Nicol Gilbert, indweller in Edinburgh 

20 Nov. 
Mr. Edward, minister at Prestounkirk, constab. of Haddington 

25 Feb. 
Elizabeth, sometime spouse to George Logane, of Bonyton, 

par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 15 Mar. 

Elspeth, relict of William Gudfallow, in Fortoun, par. of 

Preston, constab. of Haddington 18 Apr. 

Esther, relict of Patrick Cuningham, apothecary, burgess 

of Edinburgh 20 Jan. 

Francis, of Beinstoun. See Prestoun, Agnes. 
George, of Elstanefurde, constab. of Haddington 30 June 

See also Gibson, Marion. 
George, of Newmylnes 17 Mar. 

Mr. George, of Wester-Munkrig, M.I). 17 Nov. 

George, of Alderstoun. See Hay, Grissell. 
Isobel, sometime spouse to Robert Constabill, burgess of Dundee 

16 June 
Isobel, relict of Robert Grahame, in Williamstoun, par. of 

Gulane, constab. of Haddington 7 Nov. 

Isobel, sometime spouse to Mr. George Greir, minister at 

Haddington 9 Nov. 

Isobel, sometime spouse to David Kinloch, skinner, burgess 

of Edinburgh 12 Nov. 

Isobel, in the Abbey of Haddington 24 July 



Isobel, and Patrick Broune, burgess of Haddington 



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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 191 

Hepburne, James, in Crichtoun, par. of Crichtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 

18 Nov. 1624 
„ Lieutenant-Colonel James 3 Mar. 1637 

„ James, cook, burgess of Edinburgh, and Jonet Oswald, his spouse 

13 May 1640 
„ Patrick, of Wester Monkrige H. 22 Apr. 1653 

„ James, of Berfet 23 May 1671, 5 Feb. 1694, and 19 Mar. 1698 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Musselburgh 19 Dec. 1688 

„ Jeane, sometime spouse to William Liddell, writer in Edinburgh 

4 Dec. 1634 
„ John, burgess of Haddington, son lawful to Robert H., 

elder, in Over Haillis 16 Feb. 1609 

„ John, fear of Bearfurd, par. of Haddington 

30 May 1634, 22 Jan. 1636, and 17 Feb. 1637 
„ Sir John, martial to the King of France, his camps and Armies 1 June 1638 
„ Mr. John, of Gilmertoun, brother-german to the Laird of 

Wauchtoun 21. Nov. 1651, 15 Oct. 1652, and 1 Mar. 1653 

See also Bannatyne, Margaret. 
„ John, in Aberladie H. 5 Oct. 1654 

„ John, of Wauchtoune 27 Aug. 1669 

„ John, in Prestonpans 5 Sept. 1670 

„ John, of Craig 20 Oct. 1677 

„ John, town-clerk of North Berwick 18 June 1695 

„ John, of Nunraw. See Broun, Elizabeth. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Mr. Thomas Aikinheid, com- 

misser of Edinburgh 6 Nov. 1644 

„ Jonet, spouse to John Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

12 July 1655 
„ Jonet, spouse to Walter Scot, shoemaker in Fisheraw 14 Oct. 1673 

„ Katherine, relict of Robert Keringtoun, in Houstoun, par. 

of Prestonkirk, constab. of Haddington 2 May 1626 

„ Manie, spouse to David Liddell, portioner of Westbarns, 

par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 11 Apr. 1628 

„ Margaret, sister-german to umquhile George H., portioner 

of Elstanefurde, constab. of Haddington 13 Nov. 1609 

„ Margaret, relict of Mr. David Lindsay, minister at Leith 27 June 1635 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Robert Lawder, in Tinig- 

ham, constab. of Haddington 24 Mar. 1638 

„ Margaret. See Coupland, Mr. Thomas, minister at Tempill. 
„ Marie, sometime spouse to David Liddell, portioner of West barns 

11 May 1629 
„ Marie, sometime spouse to Mr. James Gray, indwellerin Leith 6 Mar. 1638 
„ Marion, relict of Robert Fortoune, in Skarhill, indweller in 

Haddington 30 July 1618 

„ Marion, relict of Alexander Wrycht, burgess of Musselburgh 5 July 1622 
„ Marion, relict of Mr. James Sydserff, of Ruchlaw 22 Feb. 1666 

,, Mr. Patrick, of Wauchtoun, knycht 4 Feb. 1608 

„ Patrik, of New-mylnes, constab. of Haddington 12 Dec. 1616 

„ Mr. Patrik, portioner of Newtoun of Quhitsum, par. of 

Swyntoun, sher. of Berwick 24 Feb. 1610 and 20 Dec. 161 1 

„ Mr. Patrick, of Smetoun, par. of Prestounkirk, constab. of 

Haddington 12 Apr. 1633 

„ Patrick, of Craige 23 Mar. 1682 

„ Sir Patrick, of Blackcastell 4 Nov. 1696 

„ Patrik, of Beinstoun. See Cockburne, Helen. 
„ Patrik, of Tulliboill. See Douglas, Marion. 
„ Patrick, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hay, 

Anna; and Napier, Jonet. 
„ Robert, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Aug. 1608 

„ Mr. Robert, parson of Hauche, par. of Prestounkirk, con- 
stab. of Haddington 22 Feb. 1614 



192 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Hepburne, Sir Robert, of Bairfurd, knight, par. of Haddington 

18 July 1634 and 22 Jan. 1636 
„ Robert, Major of the Scottish Army in Ireland 

19 Aug. 1647 and 8 Mar. 1648 
„ Major Robert 30 July 1672 
„ Sir Robert, of Keith 19 Feb. 1684 
„ Robert, of Keithmarchell. See Fouller, Isobel. 

„ Sir Robert, of Alderstoun. See Prestoun, Dame Jean. 
„ Mr. Thomas, parson of Auldhamstokis 13 May 1629 

„ Mr. Thomas, parson of Oldhamstocks 25 July 1671 

„ Thomas, of Humbie 17 Aug. 1661 

„ Thomas, merchant in Musselburgh 1 Feb. 1687 

„ Captain Walter, son lawful to umquhile Andro H., burgess 

of Haddington 7 Apr. 1645 

„ William, son lawful to William H., in Gilmerton, indweller 

in Haddington 16 Mar. 1608 

Herbert (Harbert), Alexander, in Quhythous, beside Edinburgh, 

par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 5 Oct. 1614 

,, John, in Quhythous of the Langgate of Edinburgh, par. of 

St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 7 Dec. 1619 

Herbertsoun, Robert, burgess of Glasgow. See Anderson, Sara. 
Herd, Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Duncan, maltman 

in the Potterrow of Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1619 

„ William, in the Horse Wynde. See Davidson, Margaret. 
Herdman, James, gardener, indweller in Leith 31 Mar. 1654 

„ Jonet. See Boik, Thomas, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ William, indweller in Leith 20 July 1647 

Heriot, Agnes, spouse to William Mitchelsoun, in Dunglas mylne 

H. 15 Mar. 1653 
„ Agnes, relict of Thomas Menzies, burgess of Musselburgh 23 Feb. 1687 
„ Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 23 Feb. 1649 

„ Mr. Alexander, minister of the Gospel 29 Jan. 1687 

„ Alexander, in Auldhamstocks. See Ker, Marion. 
„ Alexander, in Dunglas. See Wightoun, Barbara. 
„ Anna, sometime spouse to John Hoppringill, of that Ilk, 

par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 8 Dec. 161 5 

Anna. See Butler, John, of Harperdaine. 

Captain Archibald, in Ireland 26 July 1667 

Elizabeth, relict of James Hoppringill, in the Bow, par. of 

Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 14 Feb. 1605 

Gawin, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Dec. 1606 

Gawin, burgess of Edinburgh. See Fairlie, Agnes. 
George, Scotsman, par. of St. Martin's in the Fields, 

Middlesex, England, jeweller to the King 30 June 1625 

George, in Langnudrie 14 June 1626 

George, sometime servitor to Robert Jousie, of Bennetie 28 June 1626 
Mr. George, minister at Kirkmaho 9 June 1665 

George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1678 

Helen, in Direlton, late servitrix to Mr. Robert Ramsay, 

minister at Prestonpans 12 May 1687 

Isobel, sometime spouse to Thomas Younge, mealmaker 

in Winchburgh, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 

25 Feb. 1626 
Isobel, spouse to James Allan, W.S. 25 Jan. 1684 

James, in Winchburgh Mains, par. of Kirkliston, sher. of 

Linlithgow 31 May 1603 

James, elder, smyth in Stentoun 22 Apr. 1608 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Oct. 1618 

See also Whytelaw, Bessie. 
James, of Trabroun, par. of Haddington 3 Apr. 1619 

See also Maitland, Isobel. 









1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 193 

Heriot, James, in Wintoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 17 Feb. 1624 
James, indweller in the Canongate 23 Apr. 1630 

James, in Cousland 25 Feb. 1679 

See also Turnbull, Barbara. 
James, customer, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Oct. 1684 

James, in Cranstoun 20 Mar. 1688 

James, in Stentoun. See Henderson, Margaret. 
James, litster, burgess of Edinburgh. See Little, Jonet. 
James, at the West port of Edinburgh. See Mure, Jonet. 
John, goldsmith, son lawful to umquhile Gawin H., malt- 
man, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1610 
John, tailor in Edinburgh, and Margaret Heriot, his relict 12 Jan. 1620 
John, indweller in Leith 25 Jan. 1672 
John, in the Cottis, par. of Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1624 
Jonet, sometime spouse to William Daniell, in Cockeny, 

par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 21 Sept. 1623 

Jonet, relict of David Pringill, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 July 1652 
Katherine, sometime spouse to Robert Maxwell, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 9 May 1623 

Marion, sometime spouse to William Fraiser, in Killeith, 

sher. of Edinburgh 19 Apr. 1623 

Marion, sometime spouse to John Johnstone, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 23 May 1629 

Margaret, relict of John Carmichaell, tailor, indweller in Leith 

16 Apr. 1623 
Margaret, relict of James Scot, indweller in Leith 20 Sept. 1628 

Margaret, sometime spouse to Robert Symson, wobster 

in Gourlaw, par. of Leswaid, sher. of Edinburgh 16 June 1632 

Margaret, relict of John Merschell, writer in Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1649 

Michael, indweller in Edinburgh n Nov. 1646 

Patrik, brother-german to Walter H., of Ramornie, and 
servitor to Alexander, Earl of Dunfermline, Lord 
Chancellor of Scotland, and burgess of the Canongate 3 May 161 7 
Patrick, in Seatoun H. 30 May 1654 

Patrick, chamberlain to the Earl of Winton. See Scott, Helen. 
Patrick, indweller in the Canongate. See Young, Agnes. 
Robert, of Trabroune 28 Feb. 162 1 

Robert, skipper in Leith 23 Mar. 1646 

Thomas, lawful son to umquhile George H., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 16 /tine 1630 

Walter, in Balgoney mylne, par. of Markinch, in Fife 1 Dec. 1608 

Walter, of Ramorney. See Scott, Elizabeth. 

William, mealmaker outwith the West port of Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1618 
William, customer, burgess of Musselburgh 6 Oct. 1645 ar >d 23 Jan. 1646 
Hermond, Margaret, relict of John Blak, flesher, citiner in St. 

Andrews 23 Feb. 1609 

Herries, David, skipper, burgess of Dundee 26 Mar. 1604 

„ George, of Essie, indweller in Edinburgh. See Spottiswood, Margaret. 
„ George, wright, burgess of Edinburgh. See Spence, Marion. 
„ Dame Jane, relict of Sir James Cokburne, of Skirling, knight 

28 Feb. 1614 
„ Mr. Mathew, student of Divinity 12 June 1673 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 July 1604 

See also Dickson, Margaret. 
„ Thomas, in House of Promeis, par. of Newbottill, sher. of 

Edinburgh 28 Mar. 1633 

„ William, Lord, par. of Terreglis, sher. of Dumfries 5 June 1605 

See also Ker, Dame Katherine. 
Herring, Alexander, of Kirktoun of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 9 Aug. 1627 
„ Alexander, at the Eist kirk of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Aug. 1637 

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194 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1 601 -1700. 

Herring, David, lawful son to umquhile James H., in Nether 

Eister Fornoch, par. of Cluney, sher. of Perth 26 July 1603 

„ Gilbert, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 8 June 162 1 

„ James, of Morgunston. See Butter, Margaret. 
„ James, pewtherer, burgess of Edinburgh. See Freir, 

Jonet ; and Sibbald, Rebecca. 
„ John, brother-german to Andro H., of Eister Nether For- 
noch, par. of Cluney, sher. of Perth 11 June 1607 
„ John, in Mylnehoill, par. of Kinloch, sher. of Perth 28 June 1609 
„ John, in Tuiking, par. of Glencorse, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Nov. 1609 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to William Dalgleisch, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1631 

„ Margaret, relict of Mr. John Tailzour, burgess of the Canongate 

25 Nov. 1657 
„ Marion, relict of Hew Schand, indweller in the Canongate 
Herron, John, cordiner, burgess of Dumfries 
„ John, in Clauchane of Monygoff, stew, of Kirkcudbright 
„ John, in Newerfield, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 
„ John, workman, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ Thomas, maltman at the West Port of Edinburgh 

See also Jack, Jonet. 
,, William, in Starlaw, par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 

See also Chrystison, Jonet. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Muirhead, Euphame. 
Hewat, Andro, peuderar, burgess of Edinburgh 2 May 1606 and 24 Feb. 1607 
„ John, servitor to John Warno, marikin maker, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Nov. 1614 
„ William, draper, burgess of Edinburgh. See Laurie, Marion. 
„ William, in Fairnielie, par. of Auldhamstokis, constab. of Haddington 

26 Jan. 1616 
Hiche, John, in Langnidrie. See Fairlie, Bessie. 

High, Helen, relict of William Bartleman, in Prestonpans 1 Feb. 1700 

„ Marion, relict of Mark Lockhart, couper in Prestonpans 30 May 1690 

Hill, Adam, in Meikill Fawsyde, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

17 Mar. 1606 
„ Alexander, indweller in Fisherraw. See Calderwood, Isobel. 
„ Andro, in Caldersyd, par. of Blanter, sher. of Lanark 15 Mar. 1606 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Aug. 1636 

„ David, portioner of Montreshills 5 Feb. 169 1 

„ Edward, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Feb. 1675 

„ Elizabeth, relict of William Broun, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1628 
„ Ester, sometime spouse to Alexander Ker, indweller in Edinburgh 

3 July 1607 
,, George, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Mar. 1643 

See also Scoular, Christian. 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Sept. 1688 

„ Helen, spouse to Thomas Murray, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 Sept. 1668 
„ Isobel, relict of Adam Tait, in Stenhouses, par. of Liberton, 

sher. of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 1622 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to William Peirie, indweller in 

the Dean, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Nov. 1643 
,, James, in Cairneywell, par. of Airlie, sher. of Angus 9 Mar. 1603 

„ James, in Watterstoun, par. of Inchmauchane, sher. of Linlithgow 

3 June 161 1 
„ James, in Restalrig, par. of Leith 5 Aug. 1626 

„ James, late baillie of Queensferry 10 June 1699 

„ John, in Forderis, par. of Dun, sher. of Forfar 3 Aug. 1602 

„ John, elder, in Mekill Govane, sher. of Lanark 18 Apr. 1604 

„ John, in Newhaven, par. of St. Cuthbert, Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1607 



1 601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 195 

Hill, John, indweller in Leith 13 Jan. 1618 

„ John, maltman in the Pans 13 Mar. 1646 

„ John, bookseller, burgess of Edinburgh 23 May 1654 

„ John, of that Ilk. See Fiddes, Margaret. 
„ John, in the Winges of Edmistoun, See Steill, Marion. 
„ Jonet, relict of John Graham, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 1643 
„ Margaret, relict of John Cass, in Fisherraw 23 Jan. 1633 

„ Margaret. See Brotherstanes, William, cordiner in Gilmertoun. 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to William Aikmane, in Over 

Newlistoun, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 8 July 1636 
„ Marion, lawful daughter to the deceased John H., bookseller, 

burgess of Edinburgh 27 Aug. 1654 

„ Mawse, relict of Gawin Broun, burgess of Musselburgh 25 Sept. 1616 

,, Ninian, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. See Bryson, Margaret. 
„ Patrick, in Lintoun brigend. See Arnot, Margaret. 

„ Robert, indweller in Edmiston 27 Apr. 1659 

„ Robert, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Aug. 1697 

„ Robert, indweller in Queensferry. See Pontoune, Elizabeth. 
„ Thomas, in Eist Grange of Kinloss, par. of Alves, in Moray 16 June 1608 

Hillo, John, in Hillotoun. See M'Gill, Beatrix. 
„ Robert, in Hillotoun, par. of Corsmichaell, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

16 July 1607 

Hillok, Alexander, in Caskiberriane, par. of Kinglassie, in Fife 31 May 1603 

„ Grissell, sometime spouse to James Anderson, in Wester 

Wemyss, in Fife 19 Jan. 1603 

„ Isobel, indweller in Edinburgh 18 June 1674 

„ James, maltman, burgess of Musselburgh, par. of Inveresk, 

sher. of Edinburgh 25 Dec. 1645 

Hilstaine or Hilstoune, Christian, relict of Andro Haistie, wright, 

burgess of Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1645 

„ John, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 Mar. 1656 and 23 Jan. 1657 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Telfer, Katherine. 

„ Katherine, and David Morray, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her spouse 20 Apr. 1659 
„ Robert. See Henry, Margaret. 

„ William, in Howletstoune, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 10 Aug. 161 5 
Hislop, Alison, spouse to Thomas Duncan, in Monktownhall 29 Mar 1608 

„ Archibald, tanner, indweller at the West port of Edinburgh 5 June 1646 
„ Archibald, portioner of Muntounehall 16 Oct. 1676 

„ Archibald, bookbinder, burgess of Edinburgh 10 July 1679 

„ Archibald, portioner of Mountounhall, and Janet Douglas, his spouse 

13 Apr. 1686 
„ Archibald, bookbinder, burgess of Edinburgh 8 June 1697 

„ George, armourer, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Feb., 11 and 12 June 1606 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to John Murray, in Posso, par. of 

Maner, sher. of Peebles 12 July 1605 

„ James, servitor to Isobel Hepburne, Lady Bass, constab. of 

Haddington 6 Feb. 1623 

„ James, indweller in Eister Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 23 Dec. 1643 

„ Jeane, relict of John Dawsoune, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Dec. 165 1 
„ John, in Auchingreuch, par. of Kirkcaldy, sher. of Dumfries 1 Aug. 1607 
„ John, in Nudrie Mairschell, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 

5 Nov. 1622 
,, John, armourer, burgess of Edinburgh 18 June 1646 

„ John, brewer in Leith 22 Aug. 1696 and 22 June 1710 

„ John, in Monktonhall. See Anderson, Violet ; and Nisbit, Jean. 
„ Richard, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Dec. 1646 

„ Richard, in Caldcoatts 3 Feb. 1692 

„ Robert, in Midlame, par. of Bowden, sher. of Roxburgh 

16 June 1607 and 5 June 1609 



196 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Hislop, Robert, minister at Quhitsum, sher. of Berwick 13 Jan. 1609 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lawsone, Helen. 
„ Thomas, armouror, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Feb. 1601 

„ Thomas, tailor in Mid-Schynnell. See Clemet, Cristian. 
„ William, in Smeeton. See Allan, Helen. 
,, William, burgess of Sanquhair. See Russell, Janet. 
Hobbart, Katherine, sometime spouse to David Fyff, merchant, 

burgess of Dundee 15 Apr. 1607 

Hoddome, Elizabeth, daughter lawful to umquhile George H., 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Oct. 1618 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 May 1608 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to George Stirling, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1633 

Hodge, Alexander, of Brotherstanes, par. of Sovvtray, sher. of Edinburgh 

21 Feb. 161 8 
„ Barbara, spouse to Thomas Clark, younger, in Brother- 

toun, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Feb. 1646 

,, Bessie and James, bairns lawful to umquhile John H., in 
Rathoe, and oyes to umquhile Marion Adam- 
son, there, sher. of Edinburgh 2 July 1634 
„ Cristian, spouse to William Aitkin, merchant, burgess of Dysart 

20 Feb. 1607 
„ Cristian, and John Penman, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her husband 27 June 1667 
„ David, maltman, burgess in Edinburgh 22 Jan. 1614 
„ David, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 20 June 1677 

See M'Coull, Bessie. 
„ David, merchant in Leith 6 Dec. 1682 

,, David, in Strathore. See Arnot, Jean. 
„ Edward, in the Gaitsyde of Wrae. See Hutton, Margaret. 
„ Edward, in Gaitsyde. See Laurie, Helen. 

„ George, elder, in Nortoun, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1613 
„ Harie, in Houstoun, par. of Strabrok, sher. of Linlithgow 9 Jan. 1629 

„ Helen, spouse to Alexander Hardie, miller at Houstoun 

mylne, par. of Strabrok, sher. of Linlithgow 17 June 1648 

,, James, elder, at Gryesmylne 19 June 1653 

„ James, maltman, brewer, burgess of Edinburgh 

30 Oct. 1694 and 13 Jan. 1696 
„ James, in the Backside of Drumschorlingmure. See Smyth, Marion. 
,, John, in Dunekeir, par. of Dysart, in Fife 6 Jan. 1604 

„ John, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1606 

„ John, in Todhills, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 28 Feb. 1606 

„ John, in Halbarnes, sher. of Linlithgow 26 July 1632 

„ John, metster in Leith 5 May 1647 

„ John, maltman at Portsburgh 12 Aug. 1668 

„ John, son to the deceased John H., in Pardovan 29 Aug. 1685 

,, John, in Powsyde. See Broun, Marjory. 
„ John, in Easter Strathore. See Law, Margaret. 
„ John. See Laurie, Agnes. 

„ Jonet, relict of George Logane, skipper, indweller in Leith 20 July 1626 
„ Jonet, indweller in the Canongate 17 Nov. 1670 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to George Thomson, of Gour- 

lawbank, par. of Prestonkirk, constab. of Haddington 2 Mar. 1620 
„ Katherine, daughter lawful to umquhile David H., malt- 
man, burgess of Edinburgh 11 May 1620 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to David Wilson, in Bonnyng- 

ton, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Dec. 1630 

„ Margaret. See Lin, Hew, in Luismylne. 
„ Marion, spouse to Archibald Sydserf, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 July 1663 
„ Marion. See Mortoun, John, skipper, indweller in Leith. 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 197 

Hodge, Ninian, par. of Airth. See Aikman, Marion. 
„ Patrik, in Brumerig. See Clark, Jonet. 
„ Richard, sometime servitor to the deceased Richard Deanes, 

in Herperrig 27 Dec. 1699 

„ Mr. Robert, minister at the Kirk of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 

26 Jan. 1628 
„ Robert, in Auld Liston 10 July 1655 

,, Thomas, merchant, outwith the West port of Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1605 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Nov. 162 1 

See also Meiklejohn, Christian. 
„ Thomas, indweller in Newbattle, sher. of Edinburgh 25 Dec. 1645 

„ William, couper at the West port of Edinburgh 23 July 1630 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Aug. 1673 

Hog, Adam, in Traprain. See Johnstone, Margaret. 
„ Agnes, spouse to Walter M out ray, in Stramiglo 4 Mar. 1608 

,, Agnes, sometime spouse to James Jardoune, in Hakerstoun, 

par. of Borthuick, sher. of Edinburgh 24 Mar. 161 5 

„ Alexander, burgess of Haddington 4 Aug. 16 10 

See also Wilson, Helen. 
„ Alexander, cordiner in Edinburgh 5 Feb. 1634 

„ Alexander, indweller in Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 22 Dec. 1637 

,, Alison, relict of William Craufurd, in West Restoun, par. 

of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 31 Jan. 1609 

„ Alison, and James Greinfeild, in Danskine, par. of Garvatt, 

his spouse H. 26 Sept. 1656 

„ Andro, in Merkill, par. of Prestonkirk, constab. of Haddington 

25 May 1605 
„ Bessie, spouse to David Stevinsoune, of Briankirk, par. of 

Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Oct. 1612 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to James Stirling, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 18 May 1632 

„ Catherine, spouse to Adam James, miller in Dunglas-mylne 

H. 29 Mar. 1653 
,, Charles, potter in the Potterraw 20 July 1629 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to James Storie, indweller in Leith 10 Feb. 1616 
,, Elizabeth, relict of Archibald Liddell, in Quhittingham Tour 11 Apr. 1637 
„ George, in the Southmains of Humbie 15 Aug. 1663 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to William Thomson, flesher, 

burgess of Edinburgh 24 Sept. 1616 

„ Helen, spouse to David Wood, in East Hoppes H. 22 May 1657 

„ Isobel, daughter lawful to umquhile Michaell H., baxter, 

burgess of Edinburgh 9 Sept. 1623 

,, Isobel, daughter lawful to umquhile James H., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1646 

„ Isobel, spouse to John Johnstoun, in Jobstrand H. 31 Oct. 1656 

„ Isobel, spouse to William Knox, in Popelheid 9 Apr. 1663 

„ James, wobster, indweller in Newbigging, par. of Inveresk, 

sher. of Edinburgh 25 Jan. 1606 

„ James, potter in the Potterrow 19 Oct. 1610 and 30 May 1612 

See also Watson, Christian. 
„ James, smith in Westbarns, par. of Dunbar 28 May 1614 

„ James, in Seggersdaine, par. of Haddington 7 Feb. 1624 

„ James, in Wintoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 11 Feb. 1624 
,, James, elder in Dalkeith 25 Mar. 1630 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Sept. 1636 

„ James, son lawful to James H., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

19 Feb. 1648 
„ James, indweller in Dewchrie 11 July 1650 

,, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Isobel Hog, 

his daughter 12 Mar. 1656 

„ James, smith, and indweller in Cockpen 28 June 1664 and n Aug. 1665 



198 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Hog, James, burgess of Musselburgh 30 Jan. 1666 

„ James, currier in Fisherrow, and .Margaret Hunter, his spouse 6 Feb. 1682 
„ James, weaver in Newbigging 16 Dec. 1687 

„ James, portioner in Dalkeith. Sec Allan, Catherine. 
„ James, in Stentoun. See Sansone, Margaret. 
„ Jane, sometime spouse to Willian Gulane, in Cotwalls, par. 

of Haddington 12 Feb. 1607 

„ Jean, spouse to Charles Zinzan, merchant in Leith 24 Jan. 1666 

„ John, in the Potterraw, and Marion Wairdrop, his spouse 25 Sept. 1645 
„ John, in Dalkeith 21 Dec. 1671 

See also Dick, Rebecca ; and Merrylees, Christian. 
„ John, in Little Spot 17 Nov. 1684 

„ John, fermorer in Mainshill 2 May 16S8 

„ John, portioner of Dalkeith. See Dickson, Jonet. 
„ John, in East Craig. See Dudgeon, Isobel. 
„ John, baxter, burgess of Haddington. See Gibson, Jonet. 
„ John, in Hairhead. See Miller, Margaret. 
„ John, hookmaker in Fisherraw. See Thomson, Agnes. 
„ Jonet, relict of Cornelius Lyell, mariner in Leith 30 June 162 1 

„ Jonet. See Whyte, Andro, cordiner, burgess of Dundee. 
„ Magdalen, spouse to John Steven, in Northrig 23 May 1608 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Cluney, in Carpow, 

par. of Abernethy, sher. of Perth 19 July 1605 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Boill, wobster, 

indweller in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 27 Mar. 1628 

„ Margaret, in Fisherraw, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1645 
„ Margaret, and John Finlasone, burgess of Haddington, her spouse 

H. 12 Dec. 1657 
„ Margaret, relict of William Jonstoune, in Trepraine 30 Oct. 1661 

,, Margaret, daughter to the deceased William H., W.S. 12 July 1700 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Thomas Stalker, burgess of Edinburgh 

8 Jan. 1607 
„ Michael, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 15 June 161 5 

See also Thomson, Alison. 
„ Patrick, burgess of Haddington 7 Dec. 1627 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Apr. 1634 

„ Patrick, indweller in Newtoun 21 Dec. 1654 

See also Blair, Janet. 
,, Patrick, in Segersdean 31 July 1667 

„ Rachael, one of the lawful daughters of umquhile Michael 

H., baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Nov. 1624 

„ Robert, in Craigend 26 Aug. 1661, 8 July 1662, and 18 Aug. 1663 

,. Robert, mariner in Leith. See M'Artnay, Cristian. 

,, Thomas, in Kelso 31 July 1605 

„ Thomas, in Bothill H. 29 Mar. 1653 

„ Thomas, in Dalkeith 24 June 1674 

,, Thomas, tenant in Preislaw 22 Dec. 1697 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Carmichael, 

Christian. 
„ Walter, son to John H., baxter, burgess of Haddington 4 Mar. 1619 

„ William, in Eistmains of Seytoun, par. of Tranent, constab. 

of Haddington 27 Nov. 1633 

„ Mr. William, advocate 21 Mar. 1666 

„ William, merchant in Dalkeith 18 Jan. 1672 

„ William, in Dalkeith 13 June 1676 

„ William, W.S. 30 Apr. 1688 

„ William, in Houdoune. See Johnstone, Helen. 
.. William, merchant, burgess of Haddington. See Schortous, Jean. 
Hogene, Eufame, sometime spouse to George Ramsay, in Bow- 
house, par. of Clackmannan, sher. of the same 2 June 1603 
Hoggart, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 July 1663 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 199 

Hollas, Jonathan, merchant in Leeds 8 July 1654 

Holme, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Aug. 1601 

See also Hutcheson, Agnes. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Thomson, Alison. 
„ Richard, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Mar. 1607 

„ William, son lawful to umquhile Richard H., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 26 Jan. 162 1 

Holmes, Janet, spouse to John Reid, in Pleasance 27 Jan. 1677 

„ Robert, younger, in Ganeleith, par. of Kilmarnock, sher. of Ayr 

29 Aug. 1603 
Holty, Mr. Gerrit, merchant in Amsterdam 18 Mar. 1697 

Holyrudhouse, John, Lord, one of the senators of the College of Justice 

16 Feb. 1610 
See also Carmichael, Dame Marie. 
„ John, Lord 15 Mar. 1638 

Home or Hume, Abraham, in Hometoun, sher. of Berwick 6 Apr. 1605 

„ Agnes, relict of David Nisbitt, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Jan. 1686 
„ Alexander, of Graden, par. of Lennell, sher. of Berwick 24 July 1605 

„ Alexander, Earl of, par. of Auldhamestoks, constab. of Haddington 

20 Mar. 1 62 1 
„ Alexander, Earl of. See Douglas, Dame Cristian. 

„ Mr. Alexander, of Huntwode, sometime parson of Dunbar 16 Jan. 1624 
„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Feb. 1626 

„ Alexander, son of umquhile Gawin H., of Johnescleuch 11 Nov. 1635 

„ Alexander, of North Berwick, constab. of Haddington 30 June 1642 

„ Alexander, sailor, indweller in Leith 10 June 1646 

„ Alexander, flesher in Tranent 21 Feb. 1662 

„ Alexander, in Popplemylne 20 Mar. 1670 

See also Coustoune, Bessie. 
„ Alexander, of Aitoune 23 July 1674 

„ Alexander, in North Berwick 20 Dec. 1684 

„ Alexander, messenger in Edinburgh 2 June 1687 

„ Alexander, of Mourhouse, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1692 

„ Sir Alexander, of Manderstoun. See Erskine, Daine Cristian. 
„ Mr. Alexander, parson in Pincartoun. See Sympson, Katherine. 
„ Alison, daughter to the deceased Sir John H., of Huttonhall 1 Sept. 1656 
„ Andro, messenger, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Feb. 1605 

,, Andrew, indweller in Dunbar 21 July 1610 

„ Anna, in Tranent H. 25 Sept. 1657 

,, Archibald, son to umquhile Gawin H., of Johnscleuch 5 Dec. 1637 

„ Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald, late in Lord Lome's Regi- 
ment of Foot 16 Dec. 1698 
„ Barbara, daughter lawful to the deceased Mr. William H., of Graden 

6 Dec. 1656 
„ Barbara. See Polwart, Andro, indweller in Brochtoune. 
„ Bessie, spouse to Francis Keir, in Clarkington 2 Oct. 1686 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Thomas Fischar, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 1 Apr. 161 5 

„ Cristian, spouse to Andrew Cowie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 Oct. 1666 
„ Christopher, of Barro, par. of Barioch, constab. of Haddington 

18 June 1601 

„ Daniel, miller in Westbarns 26 Apr. 1676 

„ Sir David, of Wedderburn 26 Dec. 1651 and 29 Apr. 1653 

, Edmond, servant to Agnes Clerk, widow in Haddington 21 Feb. 1699 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Andro Wode in Adnistoun, 

par. of Lauder, baill. of Lauderdaill 24 May 1605 

„ Elizabeth, relict of Adam Couper, of Goger, clenc of his 

Majesty's Council and Session 9 May 1610 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Patrik Bartrim, in West 

Hoips, par. of Garvat, constab. of Haddington 27 Oct. 1625 



200 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Home or Hume, Dame Elizabeth, prioress of St. Bothanes, 

indweller in Edinburgh 2 Sept. 1628 

„ Francis, skipper, indweller in Leith. See Law, Christian. 
„ Francis, in Leith. See Tod, Jonet. 
„ Gawin, of Insche, par. of North Berwick, constat), of Haddington 

12 Mar. 1 62 1 
„ Gawin, in Newmaynes of Garltoune 31 Jan. 1687 

„ George, younger, of Wedderburn 26 Dec. 165 1 

„ George, of Gamelscheills H. 10 Aug. 1654 

„ George, in West Fentoune 13 Mar. 1677 

„ Mr. George, of Graden 16 Dec. 1691 

„ George, of Barnesyde. See Brounfield, Margaret. 
„ Sir George, of Wedderburn. See Hadden, Dame Jean. 
„ George, elder, of Broxmouth. See Lauder, Katherine. 
„ Grissell, relict of William Boig, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, thereafter spouse to John Craw, merchant, 
burgess of the same burgh 28 Feb. 1665 

„ Helen, relict of Harry Hopper, in Bourhouses, par. of Spot, 

constab. of Haddington 15 June 1603 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Alexander Gib, in Borrow- 

stounes, par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 25 Nov. 1623 

„ Helen, relict of Mr. John Arthour, of Newton Arthoure, 

comisserie of Edinburgh 9 Mar. 1627 

,, Helen, sometime spouse to John Hammiltoun, of Carlowrie 22 Feb. 1639 
„ Helen, spouse to John Aitchieson, writer in Edinburgh 12 Sept. 1662 

„ Hellena, relict of Duncan Drumond, of Balhadies 2 Aug. 1695 

„ Isobel, spouse to John Ellem, portioner of Bassendyne, par. 

of Ligertwod, sher. of Berwick 21 May 1603 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to David Home, of Nynewells, par. 

of Chirnesyde, sher. of Berwick 24 May 1605 

,, Isobel, relict of Thomas Cranstoun, of Corsbie, and last 
spouse to Mr. James Home, brother-german to Sir 
George H., of Wedderburn, knight, par. of Lagert- 
wod, sher. of Berwick 26 June 1605 

„ James, brother to umquhile John H., of Carrelsyde, par. of 

Huttoun, in the Merse 24 Feb. 1609 

„ James, Earl of 10 May, 7 Dec, 19 Dec. 1633, an d 5 M ar - 1634 

„ James, miller in Clerkingtonmylne, par. of Haddington 2 Nov. 1636 

„ James, skipper, indweller in Leith 17 Aug. 1639 

„ Mr. James, and Robert, lawful children to the deceased Mr. 
Patrik H., of Bell, and Sibilla Edger, residenter 
in Edinburgh 3 Dec. 1692 

„ Mr. James, minister at Dunbar. See Lauder, Marie. 

„ Mr. Jasper, minister at Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 5 Apr. 1636 

„ Jean, daughter lawful to umquhile Alexander H., of Rentoun 3 July 1643 
„ John, master-hunter to his Majesty 26 July 1605 

„ John, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Jan. 1638 

,, John, indweller in Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1667 

„ John, servitor to the Earl of Hume 23 July 1668 

„ John, of Nynewalls 1 Mar. 1698 

„ Sir John, of Huttounhall. See Carmichaell, Dame Elizabeth. 
„ John, in Lonehead of Leswaid. See Waterston, Janet. ' 
,, Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Trotter, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 12 May 161 5 
„ Jonet, relict of George Moriesoun, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

19 Mar. 1646 
„ Jonet, daughter lawful to the deceased Alexander H., mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1679 
„ Jonet, relict of Robert Greive, in Spot 7 Nov. 1682 
,, Laurence, of Barnesyde, par. of St. Bothans, sher. of Berwick 

24 Apr. 1607 



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Home or Hume, Katherine, relict of William Linlithgow, of Drygrange 

21 Apr. 1645 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to George Home, in Pincar- 

toun, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 22 Mar. 1603 

„ Dame Margaret, sometime spouse to Sir John Home, of 

North Berwick, knight 5 Mar. 161 3 

„ Dame Margaret, sometime spouse to Sir John Hammiltoun, 

of Grange, par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 17 Apr. 161 6 

„ Margaret, spouse to John Stane, indweller in Hilderstoun, 

par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 17 June 1643 

„ Margaret, relict of Alexander Somervell, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 22 May 1646 

Margaret, spouse to William Hay, in Wyndoun H. 23 Feb. 1657 

Margaret, spouse to Robert Bennet, burgess in Haddington 

H. 23 Mar. 1657 

Margaret, and John Fairly, indweller in Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1658 

Margaret, indweller in Graingepannes 16 Feb. 1672 

Margaret, in Dunbar 2>° Dec. 1676 

„ Margaret, and Robert Douglas, of Nethermony 12 Oct. 1677 

„ Margaret, and John Glesfoord, surveyor in Borrowstoun- 

ness, her husband 10 Sept. 1680 

„ Margaret, lawful daughter to the deceased Mr. James H., 

sometime minister at Lendell 4 Jan. 1700 

„ Margaret. See Wilson, Thomas. 

„ Marie, indweller in Edinburgh 12 July 1647 

„ Marion, relict of David Hammiltoun, son to umquhile 

James H., of Westport, and burgess of Edinburgh 8 July 1619 

„ Marion, and John Dodes, maltman in Haddington, her spouse 

25 Nov. 1670 
„ Marjory, and Thomas Skirving, in Linton, her husband 2 May 1662 

„ Mausie, sometime spouse to Alexander Davidsoun, in Kelso 14 May 1607 
„ Nathaniel, in Hutounhall, par. of Hutoun, sher. of Berwick 23 Mar. 1603 
„ Sir Patrik, of Polwart, one of his Majesty's Privy Counsel 

in Scotland, par. of Polwart, sher. of Berwick 17 Dec. 161 1 

„ Patrick, burgess of Haddington 8 Dec. 1614 

„ Patrick, lieutenant to Captain James Home, of Castellaw 31 July 1646 
„ Robert, in Eccles, sher. of Berwick 15 Jan. 1613 

„ Robert, of Fairniesyde, par. of Aytoun, sher. of Berwick 27 Nov. 1613 

„ Robert, younger, appeirand of Heuche, par. of North Berwick 5 Nov. 1617 
,, Colonel Robert, of the Heuch 24 Oct. 1648 and 20 Mar. 1649 

„ Robert, brewer in Pleasance 7 Mar. 1666 

„ Thomas, of the Lochs, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 

9 July 1603 
„ Thomas, of Rodis, par. of North Berwick 21 July 1632 

„ Colonel Thomas 9 Apr. 1642 

„ Thomas, indweller in Hermestoune 26 Aug. 1652 

„ Thomas, in the Lochis. See Colville, Katherine. 

,, Thomas, constable of the Castle of Edinburgh. See Duchall, Margaret. 
„ Thomas, portioner of Eistbarnes. See Gray, Joanna. 
„ William, in the Kirkgate of Chirneside, sher. of Berwick 1 Nov. 1601 

„ William, mariner, indweller in Leith 20 July 1604 

„ William, of Ayttoun, par. of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 15 Sept. 1608 
„ William, of Huttounhall, indweller in Edinburgh 24 Nov. 1615 

„ William, son lawful to umquhile William H., of Plender- 

gaist, indweller in Dinglass, par. of Auldhamstoks, 
constab. of Haddington 22 Mar. 1631 

„ William, stabler in Edinburgh 8 Mar. 1648 

„ William, portioner of Chirnesyde 24 July 1656 

„ William, portioner of Coldinghame, otherwise designed 

of Kirklands of Home H. 28 July 1656 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Aug. 168 1 



202 Commissariat of Edinbtirgh. [1601-1700. 

Home or Hume, William, mariner in Leith 14 July 1686 

Hommyll, Cristian, relict of John P'airlie, in Langlands, par. of 

Kilmawers, sher. of Ayr 2 May 1604 

Honyman, Alexander, gunner ordinary of Edinburgh Castle. 
See Gardner, Margaret. 
„ James, in Kilquhish, par. of Auchtermuchtie, Fife 26 Oct. 1603 

Hood, John, in Nether Edmisdane, par. of Colbrinspcth, sher. 

of Berwick 29 July 1639 

„ John, sometime servitor to James Miller, of Gourlaybanks 30 Apr. 1664 
„ John, in Grcindykes. See Condett, Catherine. 
„ John, in Eilmersdenes. See Henderson, Jonet. 
Hope, Adam, in Kirkcoltanchapell, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 14 Feb. 1623 
„ Sir Alexander, of Carse, knight and baronet 24 July 1674 

„ Sir Alexander, of Grantoun. See Bell, Dame Anna. 
,, Andro, servitor to John Seymontoun, of Howburne, par. of 

Tempill, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Jan. 1606 

„ Bethia. See Harper, Dame Bethia. 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to John Vaitche, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 10 May 1610 

,, Elizabeth, sometime spouse to George Ker, tailor, burgess 

of Edinburgh 21 June 1625 

„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to Hew Wicht, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 21 May 1611 

„ James, writer, sometime servitor to umquhile Mr. John 

Nicolsoun, advocate, one of the commissars of Edinburgh 

1 Nov. 1605 
„ Sir James, of Hoptoune, knight 2 May 1662 

„ John, in Burnehouse, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 29 July 1634 

,, John, of Hoptoun 5 Apr. 1683 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Veitche, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1628 

„ Margaret, relict of John Vint, cordiner in Caltoun 8 Nov. 1699 

„ Simeon, in Burnehouse. See Rodger, Elizabeth. 

,, Simon, in Glensax, par. of Peebles 17 Jan. 1607 

,, Sir Thomas, of Craighall, advocate. See Bennet, Dame Elizabeth. 
,, William, indweller in Braidwood, par. of Temple, sher. of 

Edinburgh 10 Apr. 1643 

Hopkirk, James, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Jan. 1614 

Hopper, Barbara, relict of James Bour, in Eister Brokhoills, par. 

of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 4 Dec. 1606 

„ Harry, in Bourhouses. See Home, Helen. 
„ William, in Eymouth, par. of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 

7 Feb. 1604, 19 Dec. 1606, and 11 Mar. 
Hornall, John, son to James H., in Nether Reddek 
Home, David, in Glendymylne. See Schaw, Nicolas. 
,, Katherine, sometime spouse to Walter M'Kie, mealmaker, 

burgess of Dunfermline 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Robert Livingstoun, baxter, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
,, William, elder, in Borrowstounness. See Hardie, Agnes. 
Horsburgh, Alexander, younger, fiar of that Ilk 
„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ George, merchant in Carrington 
„ James, in W'est Fentoun 
„ Robert, of that Ilk and Braidland 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Robert, portioner of Byrehills. See Corstorphine, Agnes. 
,, Robert, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wilson, Agnes. 
Houlbrugh, Richard, merchant in Leith 22 Mar. 1653 

Houstoun, Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Robert Hamiltoun of 

Brigs, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 24 Feb. 1616 



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Houstoun, Elizabeth. See Wardlaw, Alexander, indweller in Leith. 
„ Harry, litster, burgess of Edinburgh. See Prymrose, Sara. 
„ James, factor and merchant of Amsterdam 4 Apr. 1644 and 9 Apr. 1657 
,, John, tailor, burgess of Ayr 25 June 1607 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, indweller in Leith 12 July 1649 

See also Cruikshank, Elizabeth. 
„ John, indweller in Leith. See Dempstartoune, Magdaline. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Alexander Flemyng of Barochane, 

par. of Killallan, sher. of Renfrew 18 June 1608 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Wallace, son lawful to 
William W., of Johnestoun, par. of Eistwode, sher. 
of Renfrew 10 Mar. 1604 

„ Ninian, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. See Aitkin, Helen. 
„ Sir Patrik, of that Ilk, knight, par. thereof, sher. of Renfrew 17 July 1602 
,, Robert, cordiner, burgess of Stirling 12 Feb. 1607 

„ William, of Cottreoch. See Stewart, Jane. 
How, James, in Fermertoun, par. of Feme, in Angus 18 Mar. 1605 

Howart, John, late servitor to the Earl of Southesk 7 Oct. 1685 

Howat, Andrew, merchant in Edinburgh 22 May 1695 

„ Barbara, relict of John Blair, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Mar. 1650 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 June 1686 

„ John, lawful son to the deceased John H., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 13 Sept. 1700 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Nov. 1606 

Howatson, James, in Crubelaw, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 17 Dec. 1614 

„ James, in Howliston 26 Aug. 1661 

Howburne, Andro, in Drochell, par. of Newlands, sher. of Peebles 5 Aug. 1608 

Howdoun, James, in Hattinhill H. 22 Apr. 1653 

„ John, in Over Keith 15 Aug. 1663 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to William Colstoun, in Wintoun, 

par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 14 Feb. 1628 

„ Robert, in Reidshills. See Paterson, Helen. 

„ William, burgess of Haddington 6 Dec. 1644 

„ William, burgess and indweller in Haddington 15 Nov. 1636 and 3 Mar. 1637 
„ William, in Hairdoune. See Whyte, Isolael. 
Howie, Agnes, sometime spouse to George Conynghame, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Apr. 1648 
„ David, litster, burgess of Glasgow 4 Nov. 1603 
„ John, fermer in Tuninghame 27 July 1669 
„ John, in Laichlyoch. See Schortous, Marion. 

,, Thomas, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1665 

„ William, in Kirktoun of Eglishem, sher. of Renfrew 20 Mar. 1605 

Howiesoun, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 June 1601 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to James Lytill, in Crubbelaw, 

par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1613 

„ Dame Catherine, sometime spouse to Sir John Hammiltoun 
of Prestoun, knight, par. of Prestonpans, constab. 
of Haddington 29 Dec. 1631 

„ Cristian. See Somervell, Thomas, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ David, merchant in Tranent 1 Dec. 1662 

„ Isobel and Barbara, sisters-german and lawful bairns to 

umquhile Robert H., potter in the Potterraw 26 Mar. 1646 

„ John, brewer in Potterraw 29 Jan. 1697 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Feb. 1606 

See also Norvell, Jonet. 
„ Katherine, relict of David Grundistoun, indweller in Edinburgh 28 June 1626 
,, Richard, baillie in the Potterraw 12 Oct. 1654 

„ Robert, potter, indweller in the Potterraw 19 Jan. 1639 

See also Scott, Marion. 
„ William, Janet, and Margaret, three of the five bairns of 

umquhile Robert H., potter, indweller in the Potterraw 16 July 1646 



204 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Howiesoun, William, malt man in Queensferry 4 June 1675 

,, William, indweller in Cragihall. See Cochrane, Rebecca. 
„ William, in Innergellie. See Kinninmonth, Agnes. 
Howlatson, John, musicianer, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Apr. 1680 

„ John, violer, indweller in Edinburgh. See Lauder, Elizabeth. 
Hoy, Isobel, sometime spouse to James Wrycht, in Gatounsyde, 

par. of Melrose, sher. of Roxburgh 5 Mar. 1605 

Hoyle, Samuel, coppersmith, burgess of Edinburgh 15 July 1668 

Hudlistoune, Joseph, merchant in Newcastle 19 Mar. 1685 

Huggane, William, sometime servitor to Alexander, Earl of Dun- 
fermline, Lord High Chancellor of Scotland 1 Feb. 1623 
„ John, in Kintullow. See Brewhouse, Helen. 
Humble, Bessie, indweller in Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1654 
„ David, keeper of the Church of Holyroodhouse 18 Aug. 1637 
„ Jean, relict of William M'Connell, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1650 

,, Robert, mariner in Prestonpans 13 Nov. 1651 

Hummill, Alexander, in the Coittoun of Baldukie, par. of Tan- 

nades, sher. of Angus 16 Feb. 1603 

Hunter, Abigail, spouse to John Anderson, baxter, burgess of 

Edinburgh 12 Nov. 1652 

„ Adam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Aug. 161 5 

See also Anderson, Grissell. 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to Alexander Stevin, younger, in 

Cousland, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 8 July 1635 

,, Agnes, widow, indweller in Leith 20 Mar. 1650 

„ Alexander, in Southsyd, par. of Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 

17 Aug. 1610 
„ Alexander, sometime servitor to David Williamson, younger, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Apr. 1618 

„ Alexander, burgess of Edinburgh 8 June 1630 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Dec. 1631 

See also Scott, Jeane. 
„ Alexander, in Canonmills 23 Nov. 1686 

„ Alexander, in Monktoun. See Osburne, Jonet. 

„ Andrew, in Loriestoune, and Jeane Mylne, his spouse 2 Feb. 1662 

„ Barbara, spouse to John Abernethie, pewtherer, burgess of 

Edinburgh 4 Dec. 1683 

,, Beatrix, spouse to Thomas Robertson, in Musselburgh 4 Jan. 1667 

„ Bessie, relict of Alexander Smithe, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

22 Nov. 1623 
„ Bessie, relict of Thomas Drysdaill, Ila-Herald, indweller 

in Leith 20 July 1643 

„ Christian, sometime spouse to Thomas Smyth, in Ribno, 

par. of Kinfawns, sher. of Perth 9 Feb. 1601 

„ David, in Myresyde, par. of Prestoun in Lothian, constab. 

of Haddington 4 Mar. 1606 

„ David, in Towneheid, burgess of Ayr 11 Feb. 1607 

„ David, in Mylnerig of Liberton, sher. of Lanark 4 Apr. 1609 

See also Liddell, Bessie. 
„ David, in Houstoun, par. of Strabrok, sher. of Linlithgow 14 Feb. 1624 
„ Mr. David, schoolmaster at Bothanes, constab. of Haddington 

5 Sept. 1643 
„ David, in Ormestoun, and Isobel Verth, his spouse H. 22 Apr. 1653 

„ David, in Wester Lochhouses. See Airth, Margaret. 

„ Edward, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Dec. 1648 and 20 Nov. 1649 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to William Goldman, mer- 
chant, burgess of Dundee 27 Jan. 1609 
„ Elspeth, lawful spouse to Mungo Hunter, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 12 Jan. 1605 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Ayr 1 Aug. 1607 



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Hunter, George, burgess of Musselburgh 27 Feb. 1636 

„ George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Aug. 1666 

„ George, in Cousland 14 May 1672 

„ George, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Apr. 1687 and 19 July 1692 

„ Helen, spouse to Robert Buchannane, burgess of Stirling 3 June 1602 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Robert H., baxter, burgess of 

Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1609 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Robert Quhyt, cutler, burgess 

of the Canongate 9 Feb. 1620 

„ Hendrie, maltman, burgess of the Canongate 20 Oct. 1606 

„ Mr. Hendrie, lawful son to the deceased Mr. Patrick H., 

of Hunterstoune 4 June 1674 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Cuthbert Makfadzane, in Mule, 

par. of Kilpatrick of the Mure, stew, of Kirkcudbright 8 June 1609 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Robert Pook, baxter, burgess 

of Edinburgh 8 Mai'. 1621 

„ Isobel, relict of William . . . merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

25 Mar. 1662 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Jan. 1605 

„ James, in Drumschinoch 28 June 1606 

„ James, locksmith, burgess of Edinburgh, and Jonet Guid, 

his relict 5 May 1619 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, son lawful to 

umquhile Adam H., merchant, burgess of the said burgh 

15 Feb. 1631 
„ James, indweller in Mortoun, and Margaret Cairnes, his 

spouse, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 15 July 1637 

,, James, sailor in Prestonpans 28 May 1646 

James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Dec. 1647 

James, tailor in the Potteraw 25 Mar. 1664 

See also Sadler, Marion. 
James, skipper and indweller in Leith. See Gib, Elizabeth. 
Captain James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Spink, Isobel. 
Janet, and Alexander Elliot, in Drom, her husband 28 May 1677 

Jeane, sometime spouse to Thomas Edzer, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 17 July 1635 
John, burgess of Ayr 5 July 1605 
John, servant and steward to William Sandielands, of St. 

Monance, in Fife 30 Jan. 1607 

John, in Blook, par. of Stewartoun, in Cunningham, sher. of Ayr 

29 Apr. 1609 
John, in Carmondeine, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 4 June 161 1 
John, merchant in Rowcane, indweller at the West port of 

Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1618 

John, burgess of the Canongate, son natural to Duncan H., 

in Auchinskeuch 27 June 1620 

John, in Houstoun, par. of Prestounkirk, constab. of Haddington 

27 Apr. 1626 
John, in Braidlaw, par. of Linlithgow 28 Mar. 1627 

John, in Eist-Fortoun, par. of Eist Prestoun, constab. of 

Haddington 5 June 1633 

John, sledder in Edinburgh 6 Aug. 1639 

John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Dec. 1640 

John, weaver, burgess of Edinburgh 17 June 1646 

John, in the Pans, par. of Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 

20 Dec. 1648 
John, gold drawer in the Canongate 22 Jan. 1648 

John, in Windraw H. 22 May 1657 

John, in Tranent 7 Nov. 1661 

John, sailor in Leith 8 June 1670 

John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Oct. 1674 



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Hunter, John, in Carlaver 21 July 1692 

„ John, younger, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Peacock, Bessie. 
„ John, fermourer in Ormistoune. See Wight, Margaret. 
„ John, younger, beside Edinburgh. See Young, Isobel. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Gilbert Smithe, burgess of Edinburgh 

27 July 1626 and 5 Jan. 1628 
,, Jonet, relict of William Yowing, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

31 May 1655 
„ Jonet. See Leak, William, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow. 
„ Katherine, relict of John H., sledder in Edinburgh 22 Oct. 1646 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Andro Smyth, in West- 
houses, par. of Newbottel, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Mar. 1603 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to William Rolland, in Dal- 

melling, par. of St. Kevox, sher. of Ayr 23 Apr. 1604 

„ Margaret, only lawful bairn to umquhile James H., mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 June 1606 
,, Margaret, relict of James Fairservice, skipper, indweller 

in Leith 30 Jan. 16 10 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to James Mowbray, skinner, 

burgess of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1631 

„ Margaret, spouse to William Whytlay, in Garvatt H. 25 Aug. 1656 

„ Margaret, spouse to James Hunter, of Foster Saltcoats 17 July 1688 

„ Margaret. See Hog, James, currier in Fisherraw. 

Marion, relict of John George, indweller in Edinburgh 8 Dec. 1664 

Mause, spouse to Walter Bell, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1656 
Michael, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Oct. 1622 

See also Paterson, Isobel. 
Nicoll, indweller in Gourtoun, par. of Lessuaid, sher. of 

Edinburgh 19 Dec. 1642 

Patrick, fermorer in Familtoun 26 Jan. 1645 

„ Peter, in Foulstruther, par. of Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 

31 July 1616 
„ Richard, sklaitter in Preston 14 Apr. 1646 

„ Robert, eldest lawful son to John H., of Baitfurde, in 

Stitchel, par. of Nenthorne 6 July 1608 

„ Robert, sometime servitor to Mr. Alexander King, of Dry- 

dane, advocate 28 Sept. 1616 

„ Robert, burgess of Linlithgow 28 Dec. 1618 

„ Robert, indweller in Pockitsleive 14 May 1646 

,, Robert, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wallace, Agnes. 
„ Samuel, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1657 

See also Johnstone, Helen. 
„ Thomas, in Westhouses, par. of Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 

2 Mar. 1605 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Montrose, in Angus 28 Nov. 1606 

„ Thomas, in Cowsland, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 27 May 1612 
,, Thomas, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Nov. 1633 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1642 

See also Archibald, Margaret. 
„ Thomas, son lawful to umquhile John H., burgess of Edinburgh 

16 July 1652 
„ Thomas, fermour in Ormstoun H. 1 Nov. 1657 

„ Thomas, in Cousland 18 Aug. 1662 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 2 Apr. 1669 

„ Mr. Thomas, writer in Edinburgh 2>° June 1693 

„ Thomas, feltmaker in Edinburgh. See Broun, Sara. 
Thomas, in Bow. See Pringle, Bessie. 

Virgel, indweller in Restalrig 31 Mar. 1646 

William, greif in Nather Fingask, par. of Rait, sher. of Perth 

25 Feb. 1 601 
William, portioner of Newtoun, par. of Kilconquhar, in Fife 28 Oct. 1601 



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Hunter, William, in Auchinbrak, par. of Tynrein, sher. of Dumfries 29 May 1602 
„ William, elder, in Kirkhill, par. of St. Kevox, sher. of Ayr 30 June 1607 
„ William, indweller in Ormestoun 18 May. 1650 

„ William, son lawful to umquhile John H., in Schankiston, 

par. of Kirkmichaell 10 Aug. 1658 

Husband, David, tailor, citiner in St. Andrews 12 Feb. 1606 

See also Watt, Margaret. 
Hutcheoun, John, in Plesands. See Pirne, Barbara. 
„ Jonet. See Gawie, William, mariner, burgess of Kinghorn. 
„ Robert, cordiner in Carnok, Fife See Gib, Isobel. 

„ William, in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 4 Oct. 1642 

Hutchesone, Adam, silk-weaver, indweller in Edinburgh. See 

Mowbray, Bessie. 
„ Agnes, relict of James Holme, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1634 
„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Aug. 1623 

„ Arthur, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 June 1649 

„ Bessie, spouse to Jerome Peirrie, indweller in Quarrel- 

hoillis, par. of South Leith, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Nov. 1642 

„ David, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1635 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Mar. 1674 

„ Mr. Hugh, minister at Laswalt 22 Sept. 1684 

„ James, indweller in Linlithgow 29 Jan. 1653 

„ John, chapman in Edinburgh 20 June 1632 

„ John, indweller in Newbottell 24 Jan. 1656 

„ John, baxter in North Leith 25 Mar. 1659 

„ John, baxter in Leith. See Drysdaill, Cristian ; and 

Lauder, Margaret. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Alaster Muntgumrie, 

stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Dec. 1612 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to umquhile William Luikup, 

skipper, indweller in Leith 20 Sept. 1613 

„ Katherine, relict of John M'Morrane, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh, and last spouse to William Lums- 

dane, gentleman of his Majesty's Privy Chalmer 14 Dec. 1619 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Wilson, litster, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 1 Aug. 1616 
„ Marion, indweller in Dirltoun 8 Mar. 1648 
„ Robert, cordiner in Linlithgow 18 Sept. 1661 
„ Thomas, lawful son to the deceased William H., merchant 20 Jan. 1676 
„ Thomas, merchant. See Johnston, Sara. 

„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lyell, Katherine. 
„ William, student in Physic in the Liberty of the Tower of London 

30 Sept. 1687 
„ William, in Drumlethie. See Jack, Katherine. 
,, William, merchant in Edinburgh. See Sands, Euphame. 
Hutskeins, Thomas, soldier in Captain Hackray's Company. 

See Drummond, Margaret. 
Hutson, David, skipper, burgess of Kirkcaldy 16 Nov. 1680 

„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to John Johnestoun, in the 

Craigtoun of Auchtertule, Fife 7 Mar. 1605 

„ Elspeth, indweller in Edinburgh 1 Apr. 1629 

„ George, in Balcathie. See Lyne, Helen. 

„ Helen, and David Redy, her spouse, in Kirkness 2 Feb. 1608 

„ James, indweller in Edinburgh 19 May 1675 

„ John, in Bochlavie, par. of Aberdour, in Fife 29 May 1602 

„ John, baxter, indweller in Leith 18 Feb. 1606 

„ Jonet, widow in Edinburgh 8 Aug. 1621 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Thomeson, in Langhird- 

mestoun, par. of Currie, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Aug. 1633 

„ Katrene, daughter lawful to umquhile William H., in 

Wester-Kinloch, sher. of Perth I Mar. 1606 



2oS Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Hutson, Richard, in Deinberriehoill, par. of Cokburnespeth, 

sher. of Berwick 15 Jan. 1606 

„ Robert, in Hiltoun, par. of Lathrisk, in Fife 4 Mar. 1609 

„ William, in Wester Kinloch, par. of Wester Kinloch, sher. 

of Perth 28 Feb. 1606 

Hutton, Andro, broidinster, keeper of his Majesty's gairdrope of 

Scotland 20 June 1616 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to John Stevinsone, sometime in 

Balmure, now in Pitkaney, par. of Kinghorn, Fife 5 Mar. 1605 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Robert Aikman, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 5 Feb. 1631 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Dunfermline 14 June 1605 

„ James, elder, par. of Ochiltrie, par. of Linlithgow 26 Jan. 1604 

„ James, jeweller, burgess of the Canongate ; and Isobel 

Young, his spouse 10 July 1605 

„ John, in Arquhailzie. See Cuthbert, Margaret. 
„ John, messinger in Carlingwark. See Greir, Jean. 
„ Jonet, relict of John Wardlaw, of Dubhouse, burgess of Edinburgh 

9 Aug. 1603 
„ Lybra, lawful daughter to William H., in Ochiltrie, par. of 

Linlithgow 23 Dec. 1634 

„ Margaret, relict of Edward Hodge, in the Gaitsyde of Wrae 24 July 1675 
„ Margaret, relict of Robert Bannantyne, tailor in Canongate 1 1 Jan. 1678 
„ Robert, in Briglandis, par. of Fossoquhie, sher. of Perth 7 July 1608 

„ Robert, painter, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 1697 

„ Thomas, portioner of Wester Luscor. See Beveridge, Katherine. 
„ William, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Nov. 1626 

„ William, in Ochiltrie, par. of Linlithgow 18 Mar. 1624 

Hynschaw, Mr. Robert, minister at Kilmany, par. of Kilmany, in Fife 13 Jan. 1602 
Idington, Jonet, relict of John Patersone, in the Abbay Mains 

of Haddington 28 Mar. 1607 

Hies, James, of Stenhuopmylnes. See Murray, Bethia. 
Imrie, Isobel, sometime spouse to William Schort, in Cowbekie, 

par. of Leucharis, Fife 14 Feb. 1604 

„ Richard, in Fildie, and Jonet Merschell, his relict 14 June 1602 

„ Robert, tailor in Edinburgh 28 June 1684 

Inglis, Agnes, relict of John Carmichael, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

9 Mar. 1 63 1 
„ Agnes, daughter lawful to John I., tailor, burgess of the Canongate 

26 Jan. 1650 
„ Alexander, of Inglistoun, par. of Kirklistoun 20 Mar. 1634 

„ Sir Alexander, of Ingliston, knight 13 Dec. 1661 and 11 Sept. 1666 

„ Alexander, litster, burgess of the Canongate 27 June 1667 

„ Alexander, of Ruttounrow. See Craig, Elizabeth. 
„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Steill, Katherine. 
„ Mr. Andro, brother to John I., of Tarvat, in Fife 28 Feb. 1607 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Apr. 1636 

„ Andrew, merchant in Edinburgh 30 Nov. 1692 

„ Anna, sometime spouse to Walter Paterson, writer in Edinburgh 

12 Sept. 1640 
„ Anna, spouse to Robert Weir, pewtherer, burgess of Edinburgh 24 May 1662 
„ Archibald, wiver, indweller in the Lone of Belsmylne 30 Mar. 1654 

See also Paterson, Agnes. 
,, Bessy, sometime spouse to John Redder, in Kowhill, par. 

of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 12 Feb. 1606 

„ Cornelius, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Feb. 1604 

„ Mr. David, lawful son to Nicholas I., master of the French 

school in Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1603 

„ David, portioner of Ardett, indweller in the Canongate 8 Mar. 1605 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Robert Sandie, in the Water 

of Leith, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 27 Mar. 1617 



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Inglis, Esther, sometime spouse to Bartilmo Kello, indweller in Leith 

11 Mar. 1625 
„ Euphame, relict of umquhile Patrick Renkein, in Greenheid 25 Aug. 1607 
,, Euphane, spouse to George Fouler, in Keadlaie H. 13 Oct. 1656 

„ Mr. George, minister at Bathgate 27 Aug. 1617 

„ George, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Jan. 1624 

„ Gilbert, of Murdestoun. See Hamilton, Jean. 
„ Grissell, sometime spouse to James Gib, in Pow, par. of 

Crombie, in Fife 17 July 1607 

,, Helen, relict of John Broun, in Hilcly, par. of Linlithgow 3 Jan. 1604 

„ Helen, relict of Edmond Smyth, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 

5 Mar. 1 64 1 
„ Hugh, merchant in Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1688 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Andieson, in Blackmyre, 

par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 1 June 1601 

„ Jaques, walxmaker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Ousteane, Marion. 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1603 

„ James, in Eistoun of Dunsyre 16 Nov. 1607 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Jan. 1623 and 21 Dec. 1625 

James, in Muresdyk, par. of Caldermure, sher. of Edinburgh 

15 Feb. 1634 and 3 Feb. 1636 
James, portioner of Nether Cramond 19 Dec. 1637 

James, of Ingliston, par. of Kirkliston, sher. of Edinburgh 26 Nov. 1640 
Mr. James, writer in Edinburgh 3 Dec. 1662 

James, litster in Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1668 

James, merchant in Edinburgh 12 Feb. 1684 

Sir James, of Cramond 20 Nov. 1691 

James, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh. See Broun, Marion. 
James, of Nether Cramond, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh. See Cant, Barbara. 
James, in Bormey. See Dick, Jonet. 
James, in Kilsyke. See Liddell, Margaret. 

James, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, See Morrison, Sara. 
James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Tod, Elizabeth. 
Jeane, sometime spouse to Andro Ker, in Wester-Coilzeane, 

par. of Calder Cleir, sher. of Edinburgh 11 Apr. 1636 

John, of Stratyrum, par. of St. Andrews, in Fife 31 July 1602 

See also Lindesay, Jonet. 
John, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 11 Dec. 1628 

See also Thomson, Margaret. 
John, elder, indweller in Nether Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 27 Dec. 1633 
John, son to umquhile Cornelius I., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Dec. 1640 
John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Mar. 1640 and 15 Feb. 1641 
John, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 31 May 1637 

John, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Jan. 1642 

John, tanner in North Leith 10 May 1649 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Mar. 1653 

Captain John 9 Feb. 1686 

John, chirurgeon in London, son to the deceased John I., 

of Elphingstoun 27 Mar. 1699 

Mr. John, advocate 11 Nov. 1699 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See M'Morran, Isobel. 
John, timberman, indweller in Leith. See Purves, Marion. 
John, in Richartoun. Sec Wright, Grissell. 
Jonet, relict of William Bennet, at the Bridge of Gairdin, 

par. of Kinross 27 Dec. 1608 

Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas Inglis, in Hilhous, par. 

of Linlithgow 20 Mar. 1616 

Jonet, and William Bell, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 18 Sept. 1661 
Jonet, relict of Andro Charters, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Mar. 1700 

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Inglis, Janet. See Kellie, Janet. 
,, Katherine, relict of George Johnnestoun, mason, burgess 

of Edinburgh 2 Sept. 1614 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Inglis, in Whytballs 7 May 1629 

„ Katherine, spouse to John Wast, in Kirkliston 19 Aug. 1658 

,, Malcolm, of Hainganschaw, par. of Brochtoun, sher. of Peebles 

22 Aug. 1 60 1 
„ Margaret, relict of Mr. John Oliphant, sheref-clerk of Edinburgh 

5 Apr. 1643 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Patrik Heleis, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 15 May 1609 

„ Marion. See Martene, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
,, Nicolas, Frenchman, master of the French-school in Edinburgh 

23 July 1614 
„ Patrik, common-herd, in Sauchtounhall, par. of St. Cuth- 

bert, sher. of Edinburgh 1 Oct. 1624 

„ Patrick, sometime of Elvingstoune 9 Aug. 1664 

„ Patrik, of Byres. See Drummond, Jane. 

„ Robert, of London, merchant 15 Mar. 1656 and 26 Jan. 1657 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Nov. 16S6 

„ Sara, sometime spouse to James Inglis, son to Alexander 

I., of Rottinraw, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of 

Edinburgh 5 Aug. 1624 

„ Thomas, elder, portioner of Auldlistoun, par. of Kirklistoun, 

sher. of Edinburgh 19 Jan. 1614 

„ Thomas, elder, in Eister Hilhous, par. of Linlithgow 20 Mar. 1616 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Oct. 1637 

„ Thomas, in Foulscheills 30 Dec. 1647 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Sept. 1649 

See also Morrison, Jonet. 
„ Thomas, elder, pewderer, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1657 

„ Thomas, pewtherer, burgess of Edinburgh 19 May 1670 

See Broune, Jean ; and Dalziel, Margaret. 
„ Thomas, of Ederny, burgess of Edinburgh. See Geddes, Jonet. 
„ William, in Langwole, par. of Robertoun, sher. of Lanark 25 Feb. 1603 
„ William, in Bormy, par. of Linlithgow 1 Nov. 1617 

„ William, W.S. 8 Jan. 1648 

„ William, in Corsehouse H. 10 Oct. 1656 

„ William, in Quhytbakis. See Duncan, Beatrix. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Canongate. See Dunlop, Sara. 
Ingraham, Jonet, spouse to John Chrystie, walker, burgess of Edinburgh 

26 Mar. 1638 
Innes, Adam, of Towiebeg 2 Feb. 1699 

„ Alexander, merchant in Edinburgh 30 Dec. 1676 

,, Angus. See Nicoll, Cristian. 

„ James, of Dipped 23 Oct. 1607 

„ James, writer in Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1681 

„ Jean, spouse to David Lindsay, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

28 Nov. 1683 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Jan. 1659 

See also Gray, Margaret. 
,, Margaret, spouse to Alexander Reidfurd, in Fergustoun 28 Oct. 1607 

„ Margaret. See Murray, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Robert, servitor to Mr. John Skene, ordinary clerk of Session 15 Mar. 1628 
„ Robert, merchant in the Lewis 13 Jan. 1654 

„ Robert, fiar of Reidhall 29 Apr. 1670 

„ Robert, lieutenant and major of his Majesty's Royal 

Regiment of Foot 22 Feb. 1687 

„ Robert, of Innermarky. See Barclay, Jean. 

„ Walter, of Innerbraikie, par. of Skene, sher. of Inverness 8 July 1609 

„ William, in Garmouthe, par. of Urquhart, in Moray 6 Aug. 1603 



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Innes, William, in Auchindarey, par. of Abirchirdour, sher. of Banff 7 July 1609 

„ Mr. William, W.S. 20 June 1685 

Ireland, Mr. Alexander, minister at Fossoway 5 July 1698 

„ James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Mar. 1667 

„ John, in Kirkness, par. of Portnook, Fife 17 Feb. 1601 

„ John, of Parkheid, par. of Blair, sher. of Perth 19 July 1606 

Irnesyde, Mr. John, student in the grammar-school of Edinburgh 24 Mar. 1624 

Irving, Alexander, chirurgeon, brother to Patrick I., of Beltie 20 Dec. 1679 

,, Archibald, of Quhytstane. See Lindesay, Jane. 

„ James, indweller in Leith 13 May 1629 

„ William, burgess of Dumfries 13 Oct. 1608 

See also Beattie, Agnes. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1642 

Iysdaill, James, writer in Edinburgh 29 Oct. 1658 

Izatt, Alexander, wright, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lindsay, Isobel. 
Jack, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Dundee 7 Apr. 1607 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Stirling 6 May and 6 Nov. 1696 

„ Isobel, relict of John Mylne, merchant, burgess of Dundee, 

and last spouse to John Jack, skipper, burgess of Dundee 

26 Dec. 1606 
„ James, ferryman at Fynnevin, in Angus • 6 July 1602 

„ James, indweller upon the Northside of the Bridge of Leith 21 Apr. 1603 
„ James, litster, burgess of Haddington 24 Sept. 166 1 

„ James, skinner, burgess of Haddington 20 Apr. 1682 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Liddell, Jean. 
„ John, cutler, in the Hill of Dundee in Angus 10 June 1607 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 June 1624 

„ John, merchant in Rotterdam, in Holland 8 Apr. 1686 

„ John, indweller in Edinburgh. See Cunynghame, Bessie. 
„ John, in Kidstoun-mylne. See Nisbet, Isobel. 
„ John, skipper in Dundee. See Whyte, Marion. 
„ Jonet, relict of Thomas Herroun, maltman, outwith the 

West port of Edinburgh 20 June 1618 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to William Huchsone, in 

Drumlethie, par. of Glenbervie, in the Mearns 1 Aug. 1603 

„ Margaret, relict of John Thomeson, in Newbigging, bur- 
gess of Musselburgh 19 Feb. 1623 
„ Margaret, relict of John Dowglas, merchant in Aberdeen 4 Mar. 1684 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 June and 3 Nov. 1663, and 18 June 1664 
See also Glen, Euphame. 
„ Sara, daughter to umquhile Robert J., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 21 Apr. 1676 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Dundee 4 Mar. 1608 

„ Mr. Thomas, minister at Eastwod. See Wylie, Euffame. 
„ William, in Westpans 24 May 1662 

Jackson, Adam, beltmaker in the King's Stables, outwith the 

West port of Edinburgh 17 Sept. 1619 

„ Agnes, relict of David Caydzoche, in Dalkeith, and some- 
time spouse to Thomas Welsch, there, sher. of Edinburgh 

2 July 1612 
„ Charles, merchant, Edinburgh. See Wilkie, David, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to William Gichen, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1625 

„ George, of Lochhouses, par. of Tunyghame, constab. of Haddington 

18 Dec. 1612 
See also Craw, Katherine. 
„ Gideon, in Lochhouses 17 Nov. 1670 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Archibald Tode, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 17 Aug. 1624 



212 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Jackson, James, of Wattrie-butts, par. of Erroll, sher. of Perth 27 May 1607 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Jan. 1646 
„ James, in Tarphin 21 Dec. 1693 
„ John, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1607 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Dec. 1615 
„ John, tailor in Pareis, in Scotland 28 Dec. 161 5 
„ Mr. John, son lawful to umquhile John J., merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 18 May 1630 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Robertson, Janet. 
„ Jonet, widow in Haddington 22 Feb. 1617 
„ Jonet, relict of James Broket, in Baldykfute, par. of Calder, 

sher. of Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1617 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Cuthbert, in Polgavye, 

par. of Inchesture, sher. of Perth 4 Mar. 1607 

„ Margaret, relict of George Chorteous, in Tyninghame 24 June 1665 
„ Marie, spouse to William Wood, burgess in Dunbar H. 12 Oct. 1652 

„ Patrik, miller, burgess of Perth 23 Feb. 1604 
„ Robert, elder, burgess of Dunbar H. 14 Jan. 1653 
„ Robert, burgess of Dunbar. See Kirkwood, Katherine. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Dec. 1639 

„ William, merchant in Carlisle 11 July 1700 
Jaffray, Elizabeth, sometime spouse to William Bull, burgess of 

Linlithgow 26 Jan. 1628 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Feb. 1665 
„ Henry, portioner of Laderney, par. of St. Andrews, Fife 16 July 1601 
„ James, cooper, burgess of Edinburgh. See Cassels, Isobel. 
„ Nicollas, lawful daughter to the deceased George J., mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 June 1681 
„ Thomas, writer in Edinburgh 9 Aug. 1652 

See also Nasmyth, Barbara. 

„ Thomas, writer in Edinburgh 12 Dec. 1679 
„ William, stationer, burgess of Edinburgh ; and Margaret 

Walker, his relict ; and Andrew Dunbar, her last husband 

30 Dec. 1695 
James, Adam, miller in Dunglas-mylne. See Hogg, Catherine. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Denholme, in Aikingall, 

par. of Innerweik, constab. of Haddington 26 Jan. 161 8 

,, Patrik, in Riccarton, within the par. of Linlithgow 17 Feb. 1619 

„ Thomas, one of Captain Johnstone's Troop 9 May 1655 

Jamie, John, indweller in Pettinweme 23 June 1603 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Drymmie, in Inshe, par. 

of Fettircarne, sher. of Kincardin 20 July 1605 
Jamieson or Jameson, Agnes, and Mr. Archibald Campble, 

writer in Edinburgh, her husband 10 Oct. 1677 

,, Allan, in Wodcokdaill, par. of Linlithgow 21 July 1601 

„ David, indweller in Leith 20 Feb. 1639 

,, Edward, burgess of Musselburgh 26 Feb. 1624 

See also Thomson, Helen. 
„ Mr. Edward, in Edinburgh. See Melville, Margaret. 
„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to John Kay, in the Eistlaw, 

par. of Abercorn, sher. of Linlithgow 1 July 1601 

„ Florence, indweller in Leith 8 Oct. 1668 
„ Captain Florance, indweller in Leith. See Galbraith, Margaret. 

„ Gawine, at Walkmylne of Mid Calder 20 Sept. 1700 

„ George, burgess of Ayr 15 Feb. 1606 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Alexander Smyth, burgess of 

Coupar in Fife 18 Feb. 1603 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Thomas M'llhois, in Trenebeg, 

par. of St. Ninian, sher. of Stirling 30 June 1607 

„ James, skipper in South Queensferry 15 June 1621 

„ James, mariner, indweller in Leith 7 Nov. 1629 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 213 

Jamieson or Jameson, James, in the Abbey. See Aitchesoun, Katherine. 
„ Jean, spouse to Thomas Mudie, of Dairy, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 17 Apr. 1650 
„ John, callit of the Leidgait, in Lessudden, sher. of Roxburgh 

(vol. 45) 30 Aug. 1609 
„ John, indweller in Leith 25 June 1636 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Dunbar 30 Mar. 1649 

„ John, salter in Graingepans, sher. of Linlithgow 26 Aug. 1652 

„ John, brother-german to Andra J., in Over Moninett H. 7 May 1657 

„ John, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1661 

See also Henderson, Margaret. 
„ John, writer in Edinburgh 2 Jan. 1683 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Blyth, Margaret. 
„ John, baillie, burgess of Ayr. See Crawfurd, Helen. 
,, John, in Clenochdyke. See Symontoun, Jonet. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Livingstoun, in Inveresk, 

sher. of Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1610 

,, Jonet, relict of Andro Mylne, chirurgeon, burgess of Linlithgow 

20 Jan. 1632 
„ Katherine, relict of John Fissie, maltman in Queensferry 26 Nov. 1621 

„ Margaret, relict of Patrik Wrycht, in Bangour, sher. of Linlithgow 

5 July 1605 
,, Robert, skipper, indweller in Leith 6 Jan. 1602 

„ Captain Robert, burgess of Ayr 25 July 1608 

,, Thomas, cordiner at Cambuss, par. of Tullibodie, sher. of 

Clackmannan 26 Feb. 1607 

„ Thomas, glazier in Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1683 

„ William, in Littill Dunraggat, par. of Glenluce, sher. of Wigtown 

25 Nov. 1606 
,, William, skipper, indweller in Leith 19 July 1614 
„ William, wright, burgess of the Canongate n Jan. 1625 
„ William, cordiner, burgess of Linlithgow 10 June 1637 
„ William, in Ochiltrie, par. of Linlithgow 9 Feb. 1641 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 14 May 1655 
,, William, locksmith, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Nov. 1668 

Jap, Andro, coilhewer, in Muirhouse 3 Jan. 1656 

,, Marie, relict of ... . Ritchie, in Kingclose 24 Apr. 1672 

Jardane, Mr. Alexander, of Smiddiegrene, par. of St. Andrews, in Fife 

26 Oct. 1605 
See also Forret, Helen. 

„ Cristian, spouse to James Broun, in Cockpen, sher. of Edinburgh 

17 Apr. 1627 
,, Donald, sometime maltman in Dundee, indweller in Edinburgh 

14 June 1694 
,, Elizabeth, and Archibald Hamilton, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh, her husband 29 June 1677 

,, Euffame, relict of Adam Broun, in Halkerstoun, and last 
spouse to James Wilson, in Halkerstoun, par. of 
Borthuick, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Feb. 161 7 

,, George, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 July 1644 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Watson, Bessie. 
„ James, in Halkerstoun, par. of Borthuik, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Apr. 1618 

See also Hog, Agnes. 
„ John, merchant 9 July 1687 

„ Robert, in Halkerstoun, par. of Borthuik, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Aug. 1635 
,, Thomas, in Corslat, par. of Tempill, sher. of Edinburgh 1 Nov. 1616 

,, William, elder, in Corslat, par. of Tempill, sher. of Edinburgh 

20 Jan. 1632 
Jarvay, Hendrie, in Craigs of Plane, par. of St. Ninian, sher. of Stirling 3 July 1601 
Marion, relict of John Henrie, in Craigis of Plane, par. of 

St. Ninian, sher. of Stirling 15 Dec. 1608 



214 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700 

Jay, Beatrix, relict of Malcolm Pringill, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

2pjune 1629 
Jeane, Jonet, relict of Archibald Cornell, town-officer of Edinburgh 

18 July 1604 
Jellie, George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Ellis, Marion. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Richard Cletoun, cotter in 

Blacokmure, par. of Conveth, sher. of the Mearns 17 May 1603 
Job, .Margaret, relict of John Knowis, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 Jan. 1607 
Johnstoun, Adam, in Bents, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 31 May 1605 

„ Adam, in the Abbey of Haddington H. 26 June 1656 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to Robert Johnston, indweller in Edinburgh 

16 Feb. 1601 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to James Malcome, burgess of Linlithgow 

15 Feb. 1628 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to Alexander Ramsay, elder, in- 
dweller in Strabrok 5 Mar. 1636 
„ Agnes, spouse to John Wallis, walker, burgess of Edinburgh 7 July 1641 
„ Agnes, spouse to Thomas Beg, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

10 Feb. 1643 
„ Agnes, spouse to James Mitchell, soldier in General Monk's Company 

7 May 1656 
„ Agnes, spouse to Thomas J., in Tynnynhame 17 Dec. 1663 

„ Agnes, relict of John Corsbie, in Craufurdmuire 18 June 1667 

„ Alexander, in Eister Cowdoun, par. of Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 

20 Mar. 1634 
„ Alexander, in Overscheillis, par. of Stowe, sher. of Edinburgh 

7 Jan. 1643 
„ Mr. Alexander, advocate 28 Dec. 1643 

„ Alexander, at the Westpans of Musselburgh 14 Apr. 1647 

See also Baird, Marion. 
„ Alexander, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Sept. 1652 

„ Alexander, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Mar. 1654 

„ Alexander, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Mar. 1665 

„ Mr. Alexander, lawful son to the deceased Mr. Samuel J., 

of Scheynes 4 Oct. 1681 

„ Alexander, in East Gordon. See Broun, Isobel. 
Alexander, in Berrieholl. See Philp, Barbara. 

Allan, in Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 10 Mar. 1619 

Andrew, sometime servitor to the Laird of Fadounsyd, par. 

of Haddington 2 Feb. 1624 

Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 July 1636 

Andrew, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 20 June 1654 and 24 May 1655 

See also M'Kie, Christian. 
Andrew, officer of Edinburgh 25 Jan. 1668 

Andro, shoremaster in Leith u Nov. 1687 

Androk, lawful son to the deceased William J., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 16 May 1688 

Androw, in Lokeith, par. of Disdeir, sher. of Dumfries 7 Mar. 1606 

Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Apr. 1619 

Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Feb. 1648 

Archibald, merchant in Londonderry, in Ireland 30 Sept. 1652 

Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Arnot, Rachael. 
Archibald, in Gilmerton. See Gibson, Jonet. 
Barbara, sometime spouse to Allan Henderson, in Prestoun, 

par. of Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 6 June 1633 

Barbara, relict of Archibald Robertson, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 1 Jan. 1679 
Bessy, daughter lawful to umquhile Thomas J., in Slipper- 

feild, sher. of Peebles 4 Mar. 1606 

Bessie, spouse to Robert Gyllor, in Slaid H. 23 Sept. 1656 












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Johnstoun, Cristian, sometime spouse to Andrew Craig, in 

Haillis, beside Lyntounbrigs, par. of Prestonkirk, 

constat), of Haddington 30 July 1612 

„ David, merchant, lawful son to umquhile John J., in Saltoun, 

constab. of Haddington 8 Dec. 1624 

„ David, embroiderer, burgess of Edinburgh 17 July 1635 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Oct. 1644 and 4 Oct. 1647 

See also Weir, Katherine. 
„ Dorathie, relict of John Thomsone, in Aberladie H. 29 July 1656 

„ Dorathie, relict of William Salmond, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

26 Apr. 1665 
„ Edward, in Cousland, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1628 
„ Edward, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Gray, Jonet. 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to James Craufurde, portioner of Broch- 

toun, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1603 

,, Elizabeth, relict of Mr. Thomas Ramsay, sometime minister 

of Dumfries 10 Feb. 1655 

„ Elizabeth, relict of James Caddell, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 

4 Dec. 1689 
„ Euphame, relict of John Frame, hatmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 

6 Mar. 1646 
„ Euphame, relict of John Scharp, in Sammelstoun 21 Feb. 1662 

,, Euphame, spouse to George Knox, in Traprain 17 Sept. 1673 

„ Geillis, sometime spouse to John Scott, burgess of Musselburgh 

6 June 1608 
„ Geillis, sometime spouse to James J., merehant, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 May 1644 
„ George, in Straybrok, sher. of Linlithgow 5 June 161 1 

„ George, in Wantounwalls, par. of Currie, sher. of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 1628 
„ George, in Hatherwick H. 7 Aug. 1654 

See also Crombie, Marion. 
,, George, youngest son to the deceased George Johnestoune 

of Middes Blare, burgess of Aberdeen 15 Apr. 1674 

„ George, in Daines, par. of Spot, and Helen Walker, his spouse 25 July 1677 
„ Mr. George, writer in Edinburgh 5 July 1678 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Isobel 

Hamilton, his spouse 10 Dec. 16S0 

„ George, mason, burgess of Edinburgh. See Inglis, Katherine. 
„ Mr. George, minister at Kirkwall. See Nisbet, Katherine. 
,, Gilbert, maltman, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

27 Jan. 1609 and 19 July 1609 
,, Gilbert, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1638 

„ Gilbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Dec. 1634 

„ Gilbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Sept. 1644 

,, Gilbert, servitor to the Earl of Haddington H. 19 Apr. 1655 

„ Gilbert, metster in Leith 25 Nov. 1673 

,, Gilbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Baillie, 

Bessie ; and Ross, Magdalene. 
,, Helen, relict of Hew Dumbar, writer, in Edinburgh 17 May 1623 

„ Helen, relict of John Kincaid, portioner of Bruchtoun, par. 

of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1624 

„ Helen, spouse to Samuel Huntar, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 Feb. 1653 
,, Helen, spouse to William Hoge, in Houdoune 30 May 1668 

,, Hew, theikar at the West port of Edinburgh 20 Aug. 1646 

See also Bowstoune, Christian. 
„ Isaac, tailor, indweller in Leith. See Scott, Marion. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to James Halkerstoun, maltman, 

burgess of Burntisland 16 Dec. 1603 

,, Isobel, lawful daughter to umquhile John J., in Eglisch- 

mauchane, sher. of Linlithgow 17 Jan. 1624 



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Johnstoun, Isobel, relict of Andro Yernour, merchant, burgess of Edinbrtrgh 

7 Apr. 1665 

James, in Fischeweik, par. thereof, sher. of Berwick 17 Nov. 1602 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Jan. 1603 

James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1606 

James, in Eister Kilpatrick, sher. of Dumbarton 24 June 1607 
Sir James, of Dunskellie, knight, par. of Johnstoun, stew. 

of Annandale 17 Nov. 1608 and 20 Feb. 1609 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, in the Overbow 22 Feb. 1610 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 June 1613 

burgess of Edinburgh 2 July 1618 

in Over Saltoun, constab. of Haddington 14 June 1622 

in Sandersdane, par. of Haddington 6 July 1643 

baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1646 

indweller in the Canongate 2 Mar. 1646 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1646 

maltman, indweller in Leith 25 Dec. 1646 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 July 1653 

sailor in Prestonpans 18 June 1658 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 June 1661 

at the Parknewk of New Cranstoun 14 Feb. 1677 

mariner at the West end of Queensferry 19 Nov. 

in Cockenzie 6 Jan. 

of Carriphine, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Dec. 

merchant in Edinburgh 24 Jan. 
of Sheyens 






James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 
James 



W.S. 

workman in Edinburgh 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 



. Feb. 
19 July 1693 an d 9 Sept. 



1684 
1686 
1691 
1693 
1693 
1698 



See Bauchope, 



15 July 1700 



Margaret ; Corsane, Jonet ; Laurie, Marion ; Nis- 



bet, Marion ; Savage, Janet ; and Wellwood, Janet. 
James, indweller at the Craigwall. See Deanes, Agnes. 
James, in Salton. See Flukar, Margaret. 
James, of Carrifen. See Leslie, Jonet. 
James, of Elphingstoun. See Melvill, Jonet. 
James, in Eister-Salton. See Porteous, Cristian. 
James, in Corstorphine. See Wilkie, Janet. 
Janet, daughter lawful to umquhile Thomas J., maltman in Leith 

25 Dec. 1646 
Janet, and John Kello, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh, her spouse 16 Nov. 1658 
Jean, sometime spouse to John Couper, in Soutray, sher, 

of Edinburgh 
John, elder, in West Grange, par. of Anstruther, in Fife 
John, callit of Newbie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Mr. John, brother-german to Patrik J., of Elphingstoun 

par. of Tranent, sher. of Edinburgh 
John, of Garthill, par. of St. Ninian, sher. of Stirling 
John, elder, in Over Saltoun, constab. of Haddington 
John, in Cokpen, sher. of Edinburgh 
John, sadler, burgess of Edinburgh 
John, callit of Elphingstoun, indweller in Edinburgh 

14 Sept. 1608 and 31 May 1610 
John, in Eglismachene, sher. of Linlithgow 
John, drepper, indweller in Leith, and Jonet Johnstoun, his spouse 

21 Feb 
John, portioner of Dein 

See also Fawsyde, Grissell. 
John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
John, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 

John, in Japstrand H 

See it/so Hog, Isobel. 



30 May 1627 

2 Aug. 1602 
14 Oct. 1602 

3 Mar. 1604 
11 Feb. 1606 
14 July 1606 

4 May 1607 
25 May 1607 



:i Feb. 1612 



9 Dec. 

24 July 
10 Feb. 
29 Mar. 



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1613 

1618 
1643 
1653 



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Johnstoun, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ John, sometime servitor to my Lord Lothian 

„ John, in Tynnynhame 

„ Sir John, of Elphingston, knight baronet 

„ Captain John, of Bankhead 

„ John, stationer, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ John, merchant in Edinburgh 

,, John, sailor in Borrovvstones 

„ John, in Easter Saltoun. See Bairnsfather, Jonet. 

„ John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Cass, Jonet. 

„ John, hatmaker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Foulis, Helen. 

„ John, in West Burne. See Gray, Cristian. 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Heriot, Marion. 

,, John, in the Craigtoun of Auchtertule. See Hutson, Elspeth. 

,, John. See Learmonth, Marion, in Lintoun. 

„ Mr. John, master of the New College of St. Andrews. See 
Melvill, Katherine. 

„ John, of Papill. See Robson, Beatrix. 

„ John. See Scheills, John, in Deynfeild. 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wilson, Jonet. 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Walter Finlaysoun, merchant, 
burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Gilbert Williamson, merchant, 
burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Jonet, spouse to George Craig, in Hailles 

„ Jonet, spouse to Thomas Broune, in Utterstoune 

„ Mr. Joseph, of Hiltoun 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Alexander Danielstoun, 
merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Libra, spouse to Robert Forrest, in Borrowstones 

„ Magdalen. See Lawson, William, in Broxburn. 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Mairteine Glendoning, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 






3 Sept. 

23 Nov. 

17 Dec. 

14 Jan. 

12 Aug. 

13 Jan. 

16 Jan. 

23 Oct. 



1654 
1655 
1663 
1664 
1668 
1693 
1698 
1699 



Jan. 1612 



29 Sept. 
30 Apr. 
11 June 
17 Oct. 

24 Jan. 
13 Oct. 



1625 
1662 
1663 
1638 

1627 
1675 



12 Dec. 1612 



Margaret, sometime spouse to umquhile James Ramsay, 

of Quhythill, indweller in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 

20 Jan. 
Margaret, relict of Andro Broune, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 Mar. 
Margaret, relict of Hendrie Richart, merchant, burgess in Dechmont 

1 6 June 
Margaret, relict of Francis Stevinsoun, chirurgeon, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 

Margaret, sometime spouse to William Jonstoun, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
Margaret, and James Wilson, indweller in the Water of 

Leith, her son 
Margaret, spouse to Adam Hog, in Traprain 
Margaret, lawful daughter to David J., weaver, burgess of 

the Canongate 
Margaret. See Scheills, Margaret. 
Marion, sometime spouse to John Hackstoun, portioner of 

the Grange of Wester Kinghorn, in Fife 
Marion, sometime spouse to Robert Broun, sailor in 

Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 
Marion, sometime spouse to Mr. James Pillance, regent of 

the College of Edinburgh 
Nicoll, indweller in the Potterraw 
Patrik, of Elphingstoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

27 Apr. 
See also Dundas, Elizabeth. 
Patrik, at Ochiltriemylne, par. of Linlithgow 16 May 



14 Nov. 
22 Dec. 



3 Sept. 
27 Sept. 



1613 

1617 

1630 

1632 

1649 

1656 
1673 



4 Sept. 1695 

6 Jan. 1607 
7 Nov. 1633 



2 Jan. 
20 Oct. 



1656 
1670 

1607 

1616 



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Johnstoun, Patrick, in Nidrie i May 1629 
„ Patrick, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh, and Marion Plen- 

derleithj his spouse 18 Nov. 1651 
,, Patrick, brother-german to the deceased Sir Samuel J., of 

Elphingston, knight 12 Sept. 1662 

„ Patrick, fermorer in the mylne maynes of Elvingstoun 11 Nov. 1687 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1694 

Set also Robertson, Jonet. 
„ Rachel, sometime spouse to Alexander Forrester, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Nov. 1629 
,, Richard, sometime servitor to the deceased Earl of Mar, 

indweller in Edinburgh 23 May 1654 

„ Robert, son to James J., burgess of Dumfries 27 July 1601 

„ Robert, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Mar. 1605 

„ Robert, indweller in Edinburgh 3 June 1606 

„ Robert, in South Queensferry 20 Nov. 1617 
„ Robert, brewer, indweller outwith the West port of Edinburgh 6 May 1637 

„ Robert, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Nov. 1656 

See also Miller, Margaret. 

,, Robert, burgess of Edinburgh 23 July 1657 

„ Robert, tailor in Tininghame 26 July 1667 

„ Robert, fermorer in Elphingstoun 17 Feb. 1680 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Apr. 1684 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Nov. 1692 
„ Robert, parson of Lochmaben. See Maxwell, Marion. 

„ Sir Samuell, of Elphingstoun, knight 6 Jan. 1638 

See also Douglas, Jean. 

„ Mr. Samuel, of Scheynes 1 Aug. 1661 

See also Morrison, Helen. 
„ Sara, sometime spouse to Thomas Hutcheson, merchant, 

son to Andro H., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Mar. 1630 
„ Simon, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Jan. 1610 and 13 Oct. 1621 
„ Thomas, in Blakhouse, par. of Keyth Marschcll, constab. 

of Haddington 20 Nov. 1604 
„ Mr. Thomas, son lawful to Thomas J., burgess of Perth, 
servitor to Mr. William Oliphant, of Newtoun, 

advocate for the time 14 Mar. 161 1 

„ Thomas, maltman in Leith 2 Oct. 1629 

See also Bryson, Elspeth. 

„ Thomas, in Cousland, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1639 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Feb. 1650 

„ Thomas, merchant in Edinburgh 18 Oct. 1653 

„ Thomas, in Doun 12 Dec. 1684 

„ Thomas, and John Birnie, both officers in Cannongate 12 May 1687 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 July 1647 
„ Thomas, in Howatflat. See Aitkine, {Catherine. 
„ Thomas, in Cowhill. See Davie, Marion. 
„ Thomas, tailor in Edinburgh. See Law, Helen. 
„ William, servitor to Andro Ker, of Fentoun, constab. of Haddington 

9 June 1 60 1 

„ William, in Mylnbank, par. of Apilgirth, in Annandale 21 July 1607 

„ William, in Foullartoun, par. of Marietoun, in Angus 4 Aug. 1608 

„ William, merchant in Lugat, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 30 May 1616 
„ William, in Traprene, par. of Prestonkirk, constab. of Haddington 

23 Feb. 1638 
See also Bowtoun, Isobel, and Hog, Margaret. 
„ William, younger in Trapraine H. 22 May 1657 

„ William, in Hadderweik 29 Nov. 1662 

See also Ochiltree, Margaret. 

,, William, tailor in Pottcrow 22 Apr. 1665 

William, in the Middlemylnes of Laswaid 24 Nov. 1665 



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See Greig, Jonet. 



Johnstoun, William, in Nidrie 3 Sept. 

„ Mr. William, of Carlavrok 23 Feb. 

„ William, of Hilhead, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

12 Aug. 1 67 1, 2 Sept. 1674, 12 Dec. 1679, an d 9 M ar - 

„ William, in Swanstoune 26 June 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, present baillie thereof 8 Sept. 

„ Captain William, of Hilhead, merchant in Edinburgh 24 Sept. 

„ William, cooper in Leith 29 Aug. 

,, Captain William, Captain in Colonel Buchan's Regiment 4 Mar. 

„ William, indweller in Eister Crichtoun. See Buchhill, Jonet. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Courtie, Jeane. 

„ William, of Halmyre. See Jowsie, Margaret. 

„ Mr. William, of Laverlockhall. See Maitland, Isobel. 

„ William, in Myrtounhall. See Sives, Margaret. 

„ William, tasker in Lethingtoun. See Watson, Helen. 
Jollie, Adam, in Nether-Liberton. See Cunynghame, Margaret. 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Jan. 

„ Mr. George, elder, merchant in Edinburgh 5 Feb. 1696 and 25 June 

„ James, in Walrige, beside Newton of Birgame 25 Nov. 

„ James, skipper in Leith 14 Sept. 

„ John, skipper in Borrestounes 30 Apr. 

„ Marie. See Moses, Thomas, smith in Canongate. 

„ Robert, of Jolliestoun, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Jones, John, of Captain Johnstone's Troop 
Jonkine, Bartel, indweller in Leith 

„ Barthilmo, maltman, indweller in Leith. 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Lauder, Margaret. 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ John, maltman in Leith 7 June 1632 and 29 Nov. 

,, John, son lawful to umquhile David J., merchant, burgess 
of Edinburgh 

„ John, burgess of Hamilton. See Allan, Jonet. 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Alexander Lyndesay, in Blanter- 
ferme, sher. of Lanark 
Jop, David, in Killoch, par. of Cullessie, in Fife 

,, John, in Bruntoun, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 
Jowsie (Jossie, Jousie), Bessie, relict of William Broune, 
merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Edward, merchant in Borrowstones 

„ Harry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

,, John, Scotsman, merchant, of London 

,, John, of Westpanes, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ John, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Margaret, relict of William Johnestoune, of Halmyre 

„ Sara, sometime spouse to William Cunynghame, of Dan- 
keith, indweller in Edinburgh 
Junkieson, William, of Newtongrange 

See also Gray, Elizabeth. 

,, William. See Ainslie, Margaret. 
Justice, John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

,, Mr. John, commisser of Linlithgow 

„ Thomas, indweller in Edinburgh 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Rig, Christian. 
Kaidzow, Robert, portioner of Eister Kinkaidzow, par. of 
Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 



1668 
1671 

1682 
1672 

1675 
1683 
1685 
1697 



27 Nov. 
17 June 

9 May 
26 Apr. 

1 Mar. 

20 Mar. 



15 May 



3 July 

21 Feb. 
10 Jan. 

29 May 
23 Nov. 
19 Dec. 

22 May 
17 July 
14 Feb. 
25 July 

10 Dec. 
16 Feb. 



4 July 
18 July 
25 July 
3° Jan. 



Thomas, in Wester-Harwode, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 

1 



4 Feb. 

I 
3 Dec. 



[667 
[714 
[657 
[676 
[685 

618 

668 

655 
621 

1643 

[663 

[636 

649 



605 
:6o6 
633 

628 
698 
689 
'623 
:669 
[691 
673 

[625 
[699 



646 
657 
608 
619 



'635 
[623 



220 Cojuniissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Kailling, James, messenger, burgess of Linlithgow. Sec Burne, Agnes. 

„ William, messenger in Linlithgow 4 Mar. 1617 

Kant, Katherine, relict of George Smythe, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 July 1 62 1 
Karmannow, Katherine, sometime spouse to Thomas Duncan, 

baxter, burgess of Dundee 10 July 1607 

Kay, Beatrix, sometime spouse to William Young, in Nether- 

toun of Tulloiss, par. of Dunnichen in Angus 14 July 1603 

„ Charles, smith, citiner in St. Andrews 21 July 1602 

„ Harry, baillie and burgess of the Canongate 22 Apr. 1646 

See also Mylne, Jonet. 
„ Hew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Bathgate, Jonet. 
„ James, burgess of Linlithgow ig Jan. 1604 

„ James, merchant in Edinburgh, son lawful to umquhile 

Olipher K., merchant, burgess of the said burgh 3 June 1G36 

„ James, advocate. See Barclay, Jonet. 
„ Jean, sometime spouse to William Bell, merchant, burgess 

of Linlithgow 29 May 1605 

„ John, in Wester Touch, par. of Kinghorn, in Fife 22 Dec. 1602 

„ John, in Newbigging. See Gray, Bessie. 
„ John, in the Eistlaw. See Jameson, Elspeth. 
„ John, indweller in Restalrige. See Leith, Jonet. 

„ Margaret, relict of Henry Gruntoun, indweller in Edinburgh 29 July 1622 
„ Oliver, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Sept. 1607 

See also Murray, Helen. 
„ Robert, younger, mariner, burgess of Dysart 4 Mar. 1608 

„ Thomas, in Bordland, par. of Dysart, Fife 1 Sept. 1601 

„ Thomas, portioner of Kingsbarns, par. of Craill, in Fife 12 Dec. 1603 

„ Thomas, portioner of Bruchtoun, par. of St. Cuthbert, 

sher. of Edinburgh 14 June 1622 

„ William, burgess of Linlithgow 29 Feb. 1612 

„ William, indweller in the Canongate 18 Sept. 1661 

See also Smith, Geillis. 
„ William, in New Kincavell 9 Apr. 1662 

Keanie, Thomas, in Elstaine-fuird, constab. of Haddington 10 Nov. 1625 

Keapie, John, metster in Leith 23 Jan. 1691 

Ked, John, in Stramiglo 15 Apr. 1608 

Kedder, John, flesher in Edinburgh 7 Aug. 1676 

„ John, in Kowhill. See Inglis, Bessy. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to William Aitkin, in Gartsorie, 

par. of Cadder, sher. of Lanark 10 May 1606 

„ William, in Torbanehill, par. of Bathcat, sher. of Linlithgow 3 Mar. 1601 
„ William, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1649 

Keddie (Kaidie), Alexander, in Eister Newtown of Wester Weymis, in Fife 

5 June 1605 
„ Alexander, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1616 

See also Lamont, Margaret. 
„ Alexander, burgess of Edinburgh. See Moffat, Jonet. 
„ Bessie, relict of Richard Lowrie, in Bonalie, par. of Haills, 

sher. of Edinburgh 26 July 1631 

„ George, in Tyrie. See Allan, Jonet. 
„ Jonet, relict of Robert Somervell, pewtherer, burgess of Edinburgh 

30 May 1638 
Kedslie (Kaidslie), Helen, relict of Alexander Hammyltoune, 

mariner in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 17 Mar. 1607 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Weir, in Dalkeith, 

sher. of Edinburgh 2 Nov. 161 6 

Keir, Adam, sometime servant to George Logane, of Bonning- 

ton, par. of Leith, sher. of Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1607 

„ Adam, in Hugstoun H. 15 Feb. 1655 

,, Adam, in Markill. See Smyth, Margaret. 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 221 

Keir, Alexander, son lawful to Patrick K., burgess of Kilross 13 Jan. 1654 

„ Andro, skipper, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1627 

„ Mr. Andro, merchant in Borrowstones 24 May 1662 

„ Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Oct. 1674 

and Marion Blythman, his relict, and James 
. Riddell, her second husband 1 1 Feb. 1677 and 26 May 1702 

„ David, in Alderston, par. of Haddington 16 Jan. 161 3 

„ David. See Donaldson, David, in Balbartane. 
„ Francis, in Clarkington. See Home, Bessie. 

„ George, tenant in Ravelston 4 July 1683 

„ Henry, elder in Bonnyton, par. of Linlithgow 28 Mar. 1605 

„ John, son lawful to umquhile David K., in Aulderstoun, 

par. of Haddington 8 May 1613 

„ John, in Markill, par. of Prestounkirk, constab. of Haddington 

• 24 Feb. 1616 
,, John, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Aug. 1640 

„ John, indweller in Leith 18 May 1650 

„ John, skipper in Leith 19 Mar. 1670 

„ John, merchant in Edinburgh 21 Apr. 1676 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Morrison, 

Margaret ; and Murray, Marion. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Cunynghame, skipper, 

indweller in Leith 24 May 1619 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Miniman, merchant, 

burgess of Dundee (Vol. 45) 25 Dec. 1609 

„ Lodowick, of Eister Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 22 Oct. 1646 

„ Nicoll, indweller in Linlithgow 29 Aug. 1610 and 7 Feb. 1637 

„ Patrik, in Bonnyton, par. of Linlithgow 19 Oct. 1637 

„ Patrick, baillie, burgess of Culross, indweller in Leith 15 Mar. 1648 

„ Patrik, portioner of Bonnyton. See Gib, Helen. 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Perth 9 June 1609 

„ Thomas, in Boyngton. See Murray, Agnes. 

„ Walter, of Eister Crichtoun, indweller in the Canongate 12 Feb. 1624 

„ Mr. William, parson and minister of Eglismachen, sher. of 

Linlithgow 30 July 161 1 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Langlands, Anna. 

Keirie, John, cordiner in Clackmannan 19 Oct. 1603 

Keith, Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 17 July 1649 

„ Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 2 Oct. 1675 an d 20 Jan. 1676 

„ Alexander, son to the deceased Alexander K., writer in Edinburgh 

21 Mar. 1694 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Young, in Benholme, in the Mearns 

3 Mar. 1606 
„ Isobel, lawful daughter to William Keith, cordiner in 
Edinburgh, late servitrix to John Hamilton, writer 
in Edinburgh 26 Dec. 1699 

„ Sir James, of Powburne. See Graham, Dame Grissell. 
„ John, in Stanehyve, par. of Dunnoter, in the Mearns 14 Feb. 1609 

„ John, son lawful to umquhile Robert K., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 8 Jan. 1648 

„ Dame Margaret, sometime spouse to Sir John Lyndesay, 

of Wodwray, knight, in Angus 27 July 1602 

„ Dame Margaret, Lady Elphingston 12 June 1662 

„ Mr. Robert, minister at Eglismauchane 22 Feb. 1662 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Crawfurd, 

Margaret ; and Meiklejohn, Bessie. 
„ Robert, in Montrose. See Erskine, Robert ; and Stirling 1 , Elspeth. 
„ Mr. William, Professor of Divinity in the College of Edinburgh 

12 July 1676 
Kell, Janet, relict of Hugh Munro, bower, burgess of Edinburgh 25 May 1685 
Kellie, Alexander, in Dunbar 9 Oct. 1685 



222 



Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



[1601-1700. 



Kellie, Andrew, in Stanehyve. See Fullartoun, Jonet. 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to William Cockburne, in Dunbar 3 July 

„ George, son lawful to John K., elder, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 1 Nov. 
„ George, skipper in Dunbar 26 Apr. 

„ George, mariner, burgess of Dunbar 7 July 

„ James, burgess of Dunbar 27 Apr. 

„ Janet, relict of David Haddoway, tailor in Leith 3 Feb. 

„ or Inglis, Janet, Lady Eistbarnes 19 May 1675 ar >d 5 Feb. 

„ John, maltman, burgess of Dunbar 20 June 

„ John, indweller in Dunbar 17 Apr. 

„ John, elder, burgess of Dunbar. See Nisbet, Isobel. 
„ Jonet, and Robert Black, burgess of Dunbar, her husband 24 July 
Nicoll, elder, burgess of Dunbar 28 July 1666 and 8 Aug. 






Nicoll, in Dunbar 

Mr. Patrick, writer in Edinburgh 

Robert, merchant, burgess of Dunbar 

Robert, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

Robert, burgess of Haddington. See Tunno, Elizabeth. 

Sir Thomas, knight, son lawful to umquhile Mr. William 

Thomas, burgess of Dunbar. See Borthwick, Margaret. 
Mr. William, W.S., indweller in Edinburgh 
William, lawful son to umquhile John K. 



1 1 Jan. 
28 June 
16 Mar. 

15 Jan. 

W.S. 

17 Jan. 

7 Feb. 



10 Dec. 

16 Feb. 

3 A "&- 



4 Feb. 



burgess of Dunbar 

17 July 
„ William, burgess of Dunbar 

„ Mr. William, writer in Edinburgh. See Barroun, Jean. 
Kello, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Barthilmo, minister and indweller in Edinburgh 
„ Bartilmo, indweller in Leith. See Inglis, Esther. 
„ Bessie, lawful daughter to umquhile James K., of Pittarvie, 

indweller in Leith 
„ Catherine, daughter lawful to umquhile Alexander K., 

armourer, burgess of Edinburgh 
,, or Ramsay, Geills, Lady Idingtoun 
,, Henry, treasurer, burgess of the Canongate 
„ Hugh, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Graham, Anna. 
,, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ John, in Ravelrig, par. of Currie, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Mr. John, student in divinity, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Mr. John, writer in Edinburgh 
John, writer in Edinburgh 
John, in Biggar. See Corsbie, Jane. 
„ John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Johnstoun, Janet. 
„ John, herd in Sherefhallmure. See Thomson, Agnes. 
,, Margaret, lawful daughter to umquhile John K., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
,, Margaret, relict of Robert Schorteous, burgess of Dunbar 
„ Patrick, servitor to Harry Wod, of Bonny ton, indweller in 

Ormeston, constab. of Haddington 
„ Samuel, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 
,, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Walter, merchant cutler, burgess of Edinburgh, and Agnes 
Hall, his relict 
Kellok, Robert, wobster in Inverkeithing 
„ Robert, portioner in Maistertoun. See Chalmer, Jonet. 
„ Thomas, at Lessodie mylne, par. of Dunfermline, in Fife 
Kellope, Andro, stabler, burgess of the Canongate 



1675 

628 
676 
680 
687 
646 
687 
629 
650 

683 
666 
671 
688 
669 
670 



634 

633 

633 
635 

658 
631 



637 






19 July 


1649 


1 Oct. 


1692 


11 Nov. 


1616 


2 Sept. 


1684 


15 Sept. 


1663 


23 July 


1607 


7 June 


1611 


14 June 


1628 


22 Aug. 


1644 


30 Sept. 


1651 


23 May 


1671 



28 May 

4 Apr. 

6 Aug. 

7 July 

17 Dec. 

12 May 
6 Jan. 

10 June 
19 Nov. 



1621 
1664 

1618 
1682 
1607 

1635 
1607 

1607 
1605 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 223 

Kelso, Mr. Samuel, sometime minister at Whythorne and Kirk- 
mabin, in Galloway, afterwards at Dinochcloney, 
Co. Down, in Ireland 28 June 1698 

Kelt, Margaret, sometime spouse to George Clerk, tasker in the 

Hiltoun of Pitcruquhy, par. of Dumfermline, Fife 14 Jan. 1607 

Keltie, Adam, writer in Edinburgh. See Fisher, Katherine. 
„ John, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 12 July 161 5 

See also Syme, Agnes. 
„ Jonet, spouse to John Litiljohn, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Sept. 1652 
Kemp, James, cooper, burgess of Dunbar 26 Apr. 1687 

„ John, in Zester, par. of Bothans, constab. of Haddington 29 July 161 6 

„ John, indweller in Spott 22 June 1664 

„ Margaret, and Robert Pollok, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Nov. 1666 
„ William, younger, burgess of Musselburgh 26 July 1624 

„ William, cordiner in Auldhamstocks 4 Mar. 1629 

„ William, in Auldhamestokis 23/2^/ 1629 

See also Lintoun, Helen. 
„ William, in Park. See Carfrae, Beatrix. 
Kendell, Katherine, indweller in the Canongate 22 June 1667 

Kendow, John, one of his Majesty's palfurniouris. See Stillie, Jonet. 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Dundee. See Bower, Marion. 
Kene, Jonet, relict of Andro Hart, printer and stationer in Edinburgh 

3 June 1642 
„ Margaret, sister-german to umquhile Mr. Richard K., W.S. 8 Oct. 1646 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Alexander Slowman, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 28 June 1605 

„ William, in Quhytehillburneheid. See Don, Agnes. 
Kennaway, Mr. Alexander, burgess of Linlithgow 26 Aug. 1648 

„ Mr. Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 26 Jan. 1676 

„ John, of Adieweill 17 Feb. 1648 

„ Thomas, one of his Majesty's Troop of Guard 8 Apr. 1686 

Kennedy, Agnes, relict of Mr. Thomas Forrester, sometime 

minister at Melrose 16 Nov. 1671 

„ Cristian, relict of Andro M'Caddame, of Watterheid of 

Geich, par. of Dairy, sher. of Kirkcudbright 20 July 1602 

„ David, of Auchleffine, par. of Mayboill in Carrick 18 July 1604 

„ David, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh. See Henderson, Jonet. 
„ George, of Glenmuke, par. of Cammonell, sher. of Ayr 18 Dec. 1606 

„ George, indweller in Edinburgh 19 Mar. 1698 

„ Gilbert, of Bargany, sher. of Ayr 30 Jan. 1604 

„ Gilbert, appeirand of Blairquhan. See Cunynghame, Dame Margaret. 
„ Lady Helen, daughter lawful to John, Earl of Cassills 7 Feb. 1663 

„ Hew, of Balkluny. See M' Alexander, Margaret. 

„ Isobel, called of Corrochba, par. of Mayboill, sher. of Ayr 4 May 1607 

„ James, burgess of Dunfermline 26 Feb. 1606 

„ Sir James, conservitor of the Scots Liberties in the Netherlands 

22 Nov. 1689 
„ James, in Straiton. See M'Whomell, Bessie. 
„ Jeane, relict of Patrik Wilson, in Burnehouse, par. of 

Hamilton, sher. of Lanark 17 June 1602 

„ John, of Culnane, par. of Mayboill in Carrick 20 Aug. 1605 

„ John, of Blairquhan, par. of Kirkmichaell, sher. of Ayr 6 Sept. 1606 

„ John, fishmonger, burgess of Edinburgh _ 12 Dec. 165 1 

See also Stirling, Katherine. 
„ John, W.S. 4 Nov. 1686 

„ John, flesher in Edinburgh 15 Aug. 1692 

„ John, Lord 12 Mar. 1700 

„ John, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh. See Cunyng- 

hame, Margaret. 
„ John, of Knokda. See Kennedy, Marion, in Addenda. 



224 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Kennedy, Jonet, sometime spouse to John Nicoll, merchant, 

burgess of Ayr 2 May 1609 

„ Katrene, relict of John Kennedy, of Drumnellane, par. of 

Mayboill, sher. of Ayr 19 July 1605 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to George Cochrane, baillie, 

burgess of Ayr 10 June 1607 

„ Marjorie, relict of Alexander Beattoun, of Longhermistoun, W.S. 

2 June 1687 
„ Richard, in Mekle Largs, par. of Insche, sher. of Wigtown 2 Feb. 1607 
„ Robert, writer in Edinburgh 24 Aug. 1672 

„ Robert, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 28 June 1683 

„ Robert, lawful son to umquhile Quinten K., W.S. 

11 Aug. 1684 and 4 Nov. 1686 
„ Sir Thomas, of Culzeane, knight, par. of Kirkoswald in Carrick 

6 July 1603 
„ Thomas, servitor to John, Earl of Cassillis 

23 May and 4 Sept. 1654, and 5 Mar. 1655 
Kennoch, Cristian, relict of George Robisoun, flesher, burgess of 

Edinburgh 29 Apr. 1631 

„ Robert, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 14 May 1631 

„ William, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Aug. 1603 

Kenny, Margaret, relict of David Watson, potter in the Potteraw 11 Aug. 1617 

Kent, Gawin, maltman, indweller in Leith 5 Nov. 1623 

Ker, Agnes, sometime spouse to David Wilson, in Bonnyton, 

par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 24 Nov. 1624 

„ Dame Agnes, Lady Smeatton, elder 8 Jan. 1659 

„ Agnes, spouse to Robert Craufurd, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 

15 July 1667 
„ Alexander, merchant in Edinburgh 28 Aug. 1607 

„ Alexander, in Over Bolton, constab. of Haddington 1 Mar. 1621 

„ Alexander, chirurgeon, son lawful to umquhile Robert K., 

maltman, burgess of the Canongate 26 Feb. 1667 

„ Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh. See Hill, Ester. 
„ Alison, spouse to John Bowar, fishmonger, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 Feb. 1654 
„ Alison, relict of Mr. Gilbert Elliot, of Craigend 17 Apr. 1688 

„ Andro, in the Overmylne of Zester, par. of Bothans, 

constab. of Haddington 13 June 1605 

„ Andro, of Jedburgh, one of H. M. Privy Councel A June 1629 

„ Andro, of Fentoun, indweller in Edinburgh 15 Dec. 1632 

„ Andro, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 8 June 1647 and 10 May 1649 

See also Sanderson, Alison. 
„ Andrew, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Nov. 165 1 

„ Mr. Andrew, advocate 16 Feb. 1675 

„ Mr. Andrew, town-clerk of Linlithgow, and William K., his son 

3 May 1684 and 15 Feb. 1698 
See also Bell, Marion. 
„ Andrew, lieutenant in Glencairn's Regiment 11 Mar. 1693 

„ Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and umquhile 
Marion Blythman, his spouse, and James Riddell, 
her second husband n Feb. 1698 

„ Andro, in Wester-Coilzeame. See Inglis, Jeane. 
„ Andrew, fiar of Dalcorse. See Marshall, Margaret. 
„ Anna, relict of Mr. Henry Aikinhead, late minister at North Berwick 

14 Feb. 1699 
„ Bessie, daughter lawful to umquhile Robert K., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 17 Dec. 1647 

„ Cecil, Lady Carberrie, sometime spouse to John Graham, 

younger, of Killerine 3 Oct. 1627 

„ Cristian, relict of George Ramsay, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

4 and 31 Dec. 1667 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 225 

Ker, David, servitor to Robert, Earl of Roxburgh, son lawful to 

umquhile John K., of Hiltoun 28 Sept. 1636 

„ David, in West Kairnes. See Aikman, Bessie. 

„ Edward, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 1625 

„ Elizabeth, relict of Thomas Smyth, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

28 Apr. 1643 
„ Dame Elizabeth, Lady Brughton 23 Jan. 1656 

„ Elizabeth, relict of John Erskein, merchant in Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1688 

,, Elizabeth, spouse to John Tumour, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

25 Aug. 1638 
„ Euffame, daughter lawful to umquhile Alexander K., mer- 
chant, indweller in Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1609 
„ George, younger, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1642 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Mar. 1677 
„ George, indweller in Seattoun, servitor to George, Earl of 

Wintoun 9 Apr. 1650 

See also Borthwick, Helen. 
,, George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh, and Marion Nimo, 

his spouse 10 Mar. 1654 

„ George, at Wester Camp, presenter at Calder Cleir 10 Dec. 1677 

,, George, brother-german to Robert K., of Gaitshaw 29 June 1683 

,, George, merchant in Middlebrugh, in Zealand 1 Mar. 1694 

„ George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Douglas, Margaret ; 

Hope, Elizabeth ; Mowbray, Jonet ; and Nimmo, Marion. 
„ George, in Dunbar. See Fraser, Jeanet. 
„ Grissell, sometime spouse to Walter Scot, tailor in the Canongate 

11 Nov. 1617 
„ Hew, minister at Lyne. See Dickson, Jonet. 

„ Isaac, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh 9 July 1606 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Patrik Andersoun, in Newhaven, 

par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 27 May 1606 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Alexander Somervell, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 14 Mar. 1620 

„ Dame Isobel, Lady Drumlanrig 3 Apr. 1649 

„ Isobel. See Fyfe, William, burgess of Dundee. 

„ James, in Carcarie, par. of Farnuell, in Angus 27 May 1601 

„ James, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 July 1610 

,, James, wobster in Cokburnspeth, sher. of Berwick 9 July 161 1 

„ James, indweller in Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 2 July 1618 

,, James, brother-german to umquhile Robert, Earl of Lothian 17 Nov. 1625 
„ James, in Eister Colzeane, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 20 June 1635 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 May 1628 

„ James, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Feb. 1646 

,, James, indweller in Newbottle 18 Aug. 1648 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Aug. 1666 

James, in Guilland 20 Dec. 1669 

Captain James, eldest lawful son to the deceased Colonel 

Thomas K. 22 Dec. 1673 

James, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Sept. 1676 

James, brewer, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Aug. 1683 

James, in Wester Duddingston. See Craig, Margaret. 
James, merchant in Haddington. See Wilson, Barbara. 
James, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh. See Peacock, Isobel. 
James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Bryce, 

Euphame ; Githane, Jonet ; and Russell, Catherine. 
Janet, lawful daughter to the deceased James K., merchant 

in Edinburgh 21 Apr. 1676 

Dame Jean, Countess of Crawfurd, and last spouse to Mr. 

Thomas Hammilton, of Robertoun, in Edinburgh 25 Jan. 1633 
John, in Gartschary, par. of Monkland, sher. of Lanark 22 Feb. 1605 

John, in Cammeltie, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 6 July 1605 

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226 Coimnissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Ker, John, son lawful to umquhile John K., armourer, burgess 

of Dunfermline 23 Jan. 1607 

„ John, in Carcarie, par. of Farnuell, in Angus 4 Oct. 1608 

„ John, in Spynnellfuirdmylne, par. of Pencaitland, constab. 

of Haddington 24 Apr. 1622 

„ John, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Jan. 1627 

„ John, W.S. 16 Jan. 1634 

„ John, merchant in the Canongate 31 July 1643 

„ John, skipper in Prestonpans, and Jonet Clark, his spouse H. 19 May 1656 
„ John, in Easter Coalburn 18 Aug. 1666 

„ John, in Lestoune 31 Jan. 1674 

„ John, of Kirkton 25 June 1684 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 May 1692 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Nov. 1695 

„ John, of Tempillhouse. Sec Crichton, Elspeth. 
„ John, of Lochtour. See Fawsyde, Jonet. 

„ John, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Henderson, Grissell. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Kincaid, Jeane. 
„ John, armourer, burgess of Dunfermline. See Sibbald, Agnes. 
„ John, tailor, burgess of Dumfries. See Smith, Katherine. 
„ John, portioner of Duddington. See Weir, Bessie. 

„ Jonet, relict of John Ker, W.S. 16 Jan. 1634 

„ Jonet. Sec Morrison, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Dame Katherine, spouse to umquhile William, Lord Herreis, 

par. of Terreglis, sher. of Dumfries 5 June 1605 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to James Stewart, of Traquair, 

sher. of Peebles 28 Apr. 1606 

„ Lilias, spouse to Alexander Maxwell, writer in Edinburgh 28 June 1661 
„ Dame Lilias, relict of John, Lord Borthwick 23 Feb. 1663 

„ Margaret, only lawful bairn, by the heir, to umquhile James 

K., of Middilmest Walls, sher. of Roxburgh 5 Jan. 1607 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Mr. John Foullertoun, in 

Cowie, in the Mearnes (vol. 45) 28 July 1609 

„ Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile James K., in Duddingston 

23 Aug. 1667 
„ Margaret, relict of Robert Pringle of Dewar 24 Nov. 1670 

„ Margaret, indweller in Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1673 

„ Margaret, relict of William Stevinstoune, writer in Edinburgh 1 May 1673 
„ Mrs. Marie, widow 23 Feb. 1665 

„ Marion, relict of John Adamsoun, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 Jan. 1612 
„ Marion, and Alexander Heriot, in Auldhamstocks, her husband 2 June 1665 
„ Marion. See Auld, William, indweller in the Canongate. 
„ Marjorie, spouse to Waller Young, elder, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1677 
„ Mark, Sir, of Dolphingstoun, knight, par. of Ersiltoun, 

sher. of Berwick 7 June 1608 

„ Sir Mark, of Mailslie 11 Dec. 1652 

,, Mark, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Sydserff, Margaret. 
„ Patrik, fishmonger, burgess of Edinburgh 9 May 1618 

„ Peter, in Crichtoun. See Wood, Barbara. 
,, Robert, walker at the Mylne of Keir, par. of Dunblane, 

sher. of Perth 22 Feb. 1603 

,, Robert, in Auchungrie, par. of Dairy, sher. of Ayr (vol. 45) 27 July 1609 
„ Robert, in Wester Duddingston 24 Fed. 1629 

See a/so Craig, Barbara. 
„ Robert, tailor in Edinburgh 30 Oct. 1633 

„ Robert, of Ridpeth 23 Feb. 1636 

„ Robert, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Jan. 1647 

„ Robert, maltman, burgess of the Canongate, and Bessie 

Dumbar, his spouse 5 Oct. 1657 






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Ker, Robert, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 29 July 1665 and 16 Oct. 1676 

„ Robert, servitor to Thomas Robertson, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1671 

„ Robert, son lawful to Mr. Andrew K., town-clerk of Linlithgow 

17 Jan. 1672 
„ Robert, of Kersland, Barbara Montgomrie, his spouse, 

and Major Daniel K., of Kersland, their son 16 July 1696 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Douglas, Jonet. 
„ Thomas, of Mersington 7 Jan. 1680 

Mr. Thomas, collector at Aliesonbank 31 Dec. 1681 

Thomas, merchant in Edinburgh 28 Aug. 1683 

Violet, relict of Patrick Baxter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

19 July 1654 
„ Walter, tailor, burgess of the Canongate. See Wilson, Margaret. 
„ William, at the Barnes of Farnuell, in Angus 27 May 1601 

„ William, of Cessfuird, Roxburgh 17 A ug. 1607 

„ William, in Eister Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Apr. 1641 

„ William, merchant in Edinburgh n Mar. 1689 

„ William, of Thankless 21 Aug. 1695 

„ William, in Crichton. See Turnbull, Jonet. 
Keringtoune, Robert, in Houstoun, par. of Prestonkirk, constab. 

of Haddington 7 Nov. 1621 

See also Hepburn, Katherine. 
Kerse, Archibald, in West-houses, par. of Garvet, constab. of Haddington 

30 Jan. 1610 
„ Archibald, in West-hoip. See Liddell, Bessie. 

„ John, outwith the West port of Edinburgh 19 Jan. 1604 

„ John, officer of Edinburgh 13 May 1623 

„ Laurence, alias M'Kirssie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 May 1619 
„ Laurence, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Thomson, Marion. 
„ Robert, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh. See Henderson, Margaret. 
„ Thomas, in Innerraven, par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 14 Feb. 161 5 
„ James, messenger, indweller in Edinburgh 4 Feb. 1620 

Kerswell, Margaret, spouse to John Browster, weaver in Oldhamstocks 

3 Sept. 1669 
Kettie, Anna, sometime spouse to Robert Acheson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 4 Feb. 1656 

Key, Helen, relict of Alexander Angus, cooper in Dirlton, con- 
stab. of Haddington 13 June 1637 
„ John, indweller in Restalrig 31 May 1637 
„ John, in Carlowie, sher. of Linlithgow 5 Aug. 1637 
Kid, Mr. James, minister at Hollerudhouse 22 Dec. 1674 
„ Jonet, in Scryne, relict to John Broun, sometime in Craig- 

mylne, par. of Panbryd, in Angus 2 Feb. 1602 

„ Robert, in Kinross 12 May 1609 

„ William, burgess of Forfar, in Angus 26 Feb. 1606 

Kilbowie, Andro, burgess of Stirling 18 Oct. 1606 

„ Thomas, indweller in Leith. See Oswald, Marion. 
Kildow, Archibald, son lawful to umquhile John K., indweller 

in Holyroodhouse 21 Nov. 1662 

„ John, indweller in Holyroodhouse 8 Feb. 1649 

Kilgour, David, merchant, burgess of Dysart 13 Jan. 1606 

„ James, wobster, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Dec. 1602 

„ Janet, relict of George Bennet, burgess of Musselburgh 23 May 1633 

„ Thomas, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 25 Apr. 1696 

Killoche, James, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Nov. 1624 

Kilpatrick, Agnes, sometime spouse to Robert Mudie, in Broch- 

toun, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 

10 Nov. 1606 and 16 Jan. 1607 
„ David, indweller in Duddistoun myln 5 Mar. 1645 and 19 Aug. 1647 

See also Waddell, Marion. 



228 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [i 601-1700. 

Kilpatrick, Hector, sleekier, indweller in Leith 26 July 1623 

„ James, mealmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Nov. 1645 

„ Margaret, spouse to Robert Erskine, burgess of the Canongate 

28 June 1650 
Kilsythe, James, Viscount of 24 Dec. 1663 

Kincaid, Alexander, vicar of Wailles 17 Dec. 161 1 

„ Alexander, son to umquhile Clement K., of Coitis, in- 
dweller in Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1617 
,, Mr. Alexander, doctor of medicin, indweller in Edinburgh 21 Aug. 1649 

See also Mawer, Marion. 
„ Archibald, of Hilhousfield 25 Feb. 1658 

„ Archibald, of Hilhousefield 24 July 1695 and 9 Feb. 1698 

„ Barbara, relict of Daniel Coutis, at the West port of Edinburgh 

18 Jan. 1638 
„ Christian, relict of Stevin Boyis, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 May 1604 
„ Clement, son to the deceased Robert K., sometime of Coatts 1 Dec. 1682 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Mr. Umphra Blinschel, advocate 17 June 1606 
„ James, of that Ilk, par. of Campsy, sher. of Stirling 28 May 1606 

„ James, gardener, burgess of the Canongate 5 Dec. 1623 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 8 Dec. 1681 

„ James, burgess of the Canongate. See Sympson, Bessie. 
„ Jeane, sometime spouse to John Ker, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 8 Nov. 1648 

„ John, of Warriston, par. of St. Cuthbert, and sher. of Edinburgh 

13 Mar. 1 601 
See also Ramsay, Jean. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 17 July 1661 

See also Crawford, Agnes. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, son lawful to 

James K., merchant, burgess of Glasgow 3 Mar. 1663 

„ John, in Abbottisgrange. See Burne, Elizabeth. 
„ John, in Over Gogar. See Carriber, Helen. 
„ John, portioner of Bruchtoun. Sec Johnstoun, Helen. 
„ Jonet, relict of Charles Dikesone, sometime Baillie of the 

Potteraw, beside Edinburgh 23 Nov. 1614 

„ Malcolm, in Salchis, par. of Campsey, sher. of Stirling 11 Aug. i6ci 

„ Margaret, relict of James Waiche, elder, in Dalkeith, sher. 

of Edinburgh 24 July 1605 

„ Mause, relict of John Lawsoun, writer in Edinburgh 19 June 1607 

„ Ninian, maltman, burgess of Glasgow. See Neilson, Marion. 
„ Thomas, son and heir to umquhile John K., portioner of Brochtoun 

30 Jan. 161 8 
„ Thomas, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Oct. 1691 and 11 June 1696 

„ Thomas, of Warriston. See Burrell, Isobel. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Dec. 1625 

Kincraiggie, Emmy, spouse to William Storrer, shepherd in 

Woddersbie, par. of Collessy, Fife 18 Aug. 1601 

King, Mr. Adam, advocate, one of the commisseris of Edinburgh 11 Feb. 1625 
„ Agnes. See Sympsone, Thomas, cooper in Haddington. 
„ Mr. Alexander, of Drydane, advocate 22 Mar. 1620 

,, Alexander, in the Mains of Wodhall, par. of Hailles, sher. 

of Edinburgh 23 Sept. 1537 and 28 Feb. 1638 

,, Andro, at Schawmylnc, sher. of Renfrew 28 Jan. 1604 

., Anna. See Sinclair, George, in Coldingham. 

„ Mr. Clement, Doctor of Physic, indweller in Edinburgh 15 Apr. 1635 

„ Grissall, sometime servitor to Mr. George Gibson, of Bouffie 8 Feb. 1654 
„ James, maltman at the West port of Edinburgh 5 May 1628 

„ James, advocate 10 June 1631 

„ Mr. James, advocate 8 Jan. 1648 

„ James, mason in Edinburgh 11 Aug. 1670 



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King, James, in Risk. See Speir, Jonet. 
„ Jean, spouse to Mr. George Trotter, W.S. 7 Jan. 1645 

„ Marie, relict of Thomas Nemo, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 5 Jan. 1645 
„ William, pultriman, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Apr. 1649 

„ William, farmer, indweller in the Houlls of Collingtoune, 

and Jean Dickson, his spouse 30 Dec. 1676 

„ Mr. William, regent of the College of Edinburgh. See 

Cass, Margaret. 
„ Mr. William, sometime minister at Cramond. See Couper, Margaret. 
Kinghorne, Cristian, sometime spouse to Alexander Pryd, mason, 

burgess of Dysart 20 Feb. 1606 

,, James, in Darnechester, par. of Lennell, sher. of Berwick 13 Dec. 1606 
„ Robert, schoolmaster in Edinburgh 4 July 1635 

See also Alexander, Marion. 
Kinglassie, James, merchant, burgess of Inverkeithing 8 Aug. 1603 

Kingstoun, Alexander, Viscount of 26 Dec. 1695 

Kinloch, . . . See Marjoribanks, Margaret. 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Thomas Listoun, in Nether 

Gogar, par. of Corstorphine, sher. of Edinburgh 23 May 1633 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Balcanquell, Margaret. 
„ David, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hepburne, Isobel. 
,, Eufame, sometime spouse to Mr. William Fergusone, mer- 
chant, burgess of Dundee 23 July 1603 
„ Euphame, spouse to Thomas Gibson, merchant in Dundee 20 Jan. 1608 
„ Francis, burgess of Edinburgh, master of the Hospital there 25 July 161 1 
„ Francis, burgess of Edinburgh 2 June 1612 
„ George, mariner, burgess of Dundee. See Abercrombie, Marion. 
„ Henry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 June 1681 
„ Henry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Trotter, Abigail. 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to George Clark, tailor, burgess 

of Edinburgh 28 Apr. 161 2 

,, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1640 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Perth (vol. 45) 24 July 1609 

„ John, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1619 

„ John, in Hilsyde. See Blackadder, Helen. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to umquhile William Dalmahoy, 

burgess of Edinburgh 27 Mar. 161 1 

„ Katherine, relict of Antoune Quhyt, W.S. 31 Mar. 1646 

„ Mr. Patrick, of Alderston, advocate 5 June 1641 

„ Mr. Peter, of Aulderstoun, writer, indweller in Edinburgh 13 July 1622 
,, Samuel, in Leith. See Livingstone, Marion. 
„ Samuel, in Over Aldingston. See Steill, Marion. 
Kinnaird, Elizabeth, relict of Thomas Ross, commendator of 

Feme, sher. of Inverness 13 Feb. 1607 

„ Hendrie, wobster in the Newtoun of Falkland. See Alison, Christian. 
„ Jane, sometime spouse to Thomas Fraser, of Kynnell, in Angus 

4 June 1602 
„ John, servitor to John Lindsay, of Evelik 25 Nov. 1673 

„ Margaret, relict of William Peat, skipper, merchant, bur- 
gess of Dundee, in Angus 23 June 1609 
Kinnear, Mr. Alexander, of Forret 22 Mar. 1653 
„ David, of that Ilk. See Lindsay, Isobel. 

Gecrge, son lawful to umquhile Mr. John K., sometime 

clerk to the Bills 17 Dec. 1663 

Harry, of Forrett, indweller in Edinburgh. See Schonner, Margaret. 
James, of Forret, W.S. in Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1617 

James, W T .S. 3 Jan. 1667 

See also Alexander, Elizabeth. 
Mr. John, minister at Creych, in Fife 8 July 1603 

Mr. John, clerk to the Bills 28 Jan. 1652 

John, fiar of that Ilk. See Hamilton, Katherine. 



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Kinnear, Jonet, relict of William Currour, in Kinnatie, par. of Tan- 

nades, sher. of Forfar 16 May 

„ Robert, of Bothers, par. of Brechin 15 Apr. 

„ William, at the Middle-mylne of Markinch, Fife 30 July 

Kinnell, Margaret, relict of James Mairtene, in the Parkend 

beside the Magdalene 2 Jan. 

Kinninmonth, Agnes, sometime spouse to William Howiesone, 

in Innergellie, par. of Kilrynnie, in Fife 4 Jan. 

„ Alison, widow in Burntisland 19 Feb. 

„ Eufame, relict of Stevin Duddingston, of Sandfuird 1 June 

„ George, in Abercrombie, in Fife 21 June 

„ John, lyfrentar of Wester Pitscottie, par. of Seres, Fife 7 Mar. 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Traill, of Blebo, par. of 

Kembak, in Fife 22 June 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Robert Aikineheid in Hil- 

derstoun, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 16 Jan. 

„ Mr. Walter, of Calinche 27 Jan. 

Kinross, Mr. Alexander, brother-german to James Kynros, of Kippenros 

25 Aug. 1603 and 20 Mar. 
„ Mr. Hugh, servitor to Sir John Falconer, of Balmakelly 25 Jan. 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 July 

„ Katherine, relict of Mr. Alexander Banks, late minister at Dalmeny 

28 Feb. 
Kint, John, burgess of Burntisland. See Gibson, Margaret. 
Kintor, Mr. George, minister at Cranston 10 May 

„ James, indweller in the Canongate 24 Dec. 

„ Mr. William, of Mountlowthiane, advocate. See Couling, Cristian. 
Kinzeane, William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Dec. 

Kinzeoche, James, sometime servitor to my Lord Myrtoune, 

senator of the College of Justice 15 Jan. 

Kiox, John, in Muirton. See Cuthbertson, Agnes. 
Kirk, Alexander, in Blairhill. See Patoun, Jonet. 

„ David, tailor in Leith 31 Jan. 

„ George, in the Skar, par. of Kirkcaldy in Fife 6 June 

,, Helen. See Ferguson, Helen. 
„ James, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

12 Mar. and 13 Apr. 1690, and 27 May 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Bayne, Jeane. 
„ John, in Largo-mylne in Fife 14 June 

„ John, in Seatoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 1 Mar. 
,, Laurence, in Scheirdrum, par. of Sauling, in Fife 25 June 

„ Robert, indweller in South Queensferry 28 Mar. 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Mar. 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 May 

,, Thomas, portioner of Scheirdrum, par. of Sawling, in Fife 1 5 Feb. 
„ William, in the Bank of Dolour, sher. of Clackmannan 

29 June 1607 and 17 Feb. 
Kirkcaldy, Alexander, smith in Innerdowat, par. of St. Phillane, Fife 

21 Feb. 
„ Andro, in Scottiscraig, par. of Leuchars, in Fife 24 Nov. 

„ Robert, captain in a company of Scots footmen in the 

Regiment of Colonel Edward Preston 25 Amr. 

O .... Jo 

„ Mr. William, son to Alexander K., sometime bailhein Dundee 20 June 
Kirkland, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Jan. 

„ William, wobster, burgess of Glasgow. See Porter, Isobel. 
Kirko, Gilbert, of Soundewall, par. of Halywod, sher. of Dumfries 3 Jan. 
Kirkpatrik, Edward, cordiner in Leith. See Falconer, Cristian. 

,, John, in Laucht. See Douglas, Jean. 

„ Jonet, relict of John Gledstanis, Ormond-pursuivant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 17 Aug. 1618 

„ Roger, burgess of Dumfries. See Welsh, Jean. 



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Kirktoun, Mr. Andrew, M.D. 10 Sept. 1695 

„ Joshua, stationer in London 8 Feb. 1679 

,, Margaret, indweller in Edinburgh 29 Mar. 1672 
Kirkup, Marion, sometime spouse to George Mak, in Heriot- 

hall, par. of Heriot-mure, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Nov. 1608 
Kirkwood, Agnes, sometime spouse to David Thomeson, sailor 

in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 13 July 1632 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to John Finlason, merchant, bur- 
gess of Haddington 18 Dec. 1634 
„ Agnes, spouse to George Cokburne, merchant, burgess of Haddington 

22 Nov. 1637 
,, Alexander, in Johnestoun of Polmais, par. of St. Ninian, 

sher. of Stirling 29 Jan. 1606 

„ Alexander, in Meikle Pinkertoun 2 Mar. 1681 

See also Anderson, Katherine. 

„ Alexander, in the Abbey of North Berwick 14 Jan. 1690 

„ Andro, in Beltane, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 14 July 1601 

See also Fuird, Jonet. 

„ Andro, in North Berwick 14 Aug. 1694 

„ Anna, spouse to Andrew Yuill, in Breadwoodsyd 4 June 1675 
„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to George Smith, burgess of Dunbar 

16 Mar. 1626 

„ George, Albany-Herald, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Dec. 1613 

„ Mr. George, indweller in Edinburgh 4 Feb. 1631 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to William Smyth, in Mekill- 

Pincartoun, par. of Dunbar 15 Mar. 161 5 
„ Isobel. See Dick, John, in Coudoune. 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Haddington 21 Oct. 1622 

See also Byres, Jonet. 

„ James, W.S. 8 Nov. 1647 

See also Meassone, Jean. 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Haddington 4 May 1632 

„ James, in Cowdane 8 Jan. 1657 

„ James, tenant in Wester Coldoun 15 Feb. 1700 
„ James, farmer in the Mains of North Berwick. See Watt, Marion. 
,, James, in Mosend. Sec Gawand, Margaret. 

„ Jean, daughter lawful to the deceased Gilbert K., of Pilrig 15 Apr. 1662 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Haddington 22 Nov. 1622 
„ John, in the Newmayns of Quheitkirk H. 28 Apr. 1656 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Aug. 1685 

See also Fairholme, Rebecca. 
„ John, one of the gentleman attendants of the deceased 
John, Duke of Lauderdale 

5 Apr. 1688, 1 May 1691, 4 Nov. 1704, and 8 Apr. 1714 

John, in Saltpouhall, par. of Cockburnespeth 28 June 1700 
John, in Westbarns. See Liddell, Magdaline. 

Jonet, relict of John Anderson, indweller in Edinburgh 7 Feb. 1605 

Jonet, and John Duncan, in Easthouse, her spouse 30 Jan. 1674 

Jonet, spouse to John Kirkwood, in Scougall 8 Oct. 1687 
Katherine, sometime spouse to James Manderstoune, in 

Udpethheid, par. of Spot, constab. of Haddington 15 Apr. 1614 
Katherine, sometime spouse to Robert Jakson, burgess 

of Dunbar 19 Mar. 1634 
Margaret, sometime spouse to Robert Halyburton, younger, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Mar. 1641 

Robert, servitor to Archibald Smyth, burgess of Stirling 4 Feb. 1607 

Robert, merchant in Edinburgh 15 Nov. j666 

Robert, in Tunynhame 14 Dec. 1674 

See also Ferguson, Janet. 

William, son to the deceased James K., W.S. 3 Nov. 1669 

William, merchant in Dunbar 16 Feb. 1675 






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Kneische, Edward, in Bardristren, par. of Anweth, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

2 Feb. 
Kneland, Andro, son to umquhile James K., of that Ilk, indweller 

in Edinburgh 22 Sept. 1614 and 9 Mar. 

„ Andro, advocate. See Galbraith, Mawse. 

,, Peter, lawful brother to umquhile James K., of that Ilk 13 Apr. 

Kniblo, Bessie, widow in Leith 27 Mar. 

„ Geills. See Lightbody, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
,, John, servitor to Thomas Robertson, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 16 May 

„ John, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Nov. 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Philp, Margaret. 



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Knight, James, in Windie-edge, par. of Capeth, sher. of Perth 
„ James, indweller in Langniddrie 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Ayr. See Ritchie, Marion. 
„ Robert, indweller in Leith 
„ William, in Langnidrie, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

10 June 
Knowes, Alison, daughter lawful to umquhile Mr. Christopher 
K., of Swinewood 
,, George, indweller in Edinburgh, and Bessie Zuill, his spouse 
„ Helen, sister to umquhile Mr. Alexander K., dictator of his 

Majesty's Exchequer 
,, Jean, sometime spouse to Mr. Alexander 
Tunynghame, constab. of Haddington 
,, John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 23 

See also Job, Margaret. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Spankein, in Cowie, 

par. of Fetterresso, in the Mearns 
„ Richard, skinner, burgess of Dumfries 
Knox, Beatrix, daughter to umquhile David K., maltman at the 
West-port of Edinburgh 
David, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 
George, in Trapraine 

See also Johnstone, Eupham. 
Mr. James, late preacher to the Earl of Mortounes Regiment 28 July 
James, in Moirhouse. See Martin, Bessie. 
John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Mr. John, minister at Carington 

See also Douglas, Isobel. 
Katherine, sometime spouse to Clement Tailzefeir, pew 

derer, burgess of Edinburgh 
Kathrme, servitrix to the Lord Harcus 

Marcus, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. See Greenlees, Margaret. 
Margaret, sometime spouse to Nicol Smyth, in Windie- 

house, par. of St. Kavok, sher. of Ayr 
Margaret, sometime spouse to Duncan Brysoun, merchant, 

burgess of Renfrew : 

Margaret, spouse to James Broune, cordiner, burgess of 

Edinburgh 
Margaret, spouse to James Ramsay, in Borrowstounes 
Marion, lawful daughter to umquhile James K., indweller 

in Morham 
Mathew, burgess of Renfrew, and Helen Knox, his relict 
Nicoll, baillie of Cranstoun M'Gill 
Patrick, workman in Edinburgh 
Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Marion 

Olipher, his spouse 
Thomas, in Quhytwollwalls, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 30 Nov 
Thomas, merchant in Borrowstones. See Langlands, Margaret, 



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Knox, William, at Morhame, constab. of Haddington 10 June 1608 

„ William, in Popilawheid 15 Nov. 1666 

See also Hog, Isobel. 
Kyle, Adam, in Kirklandhill. See Dalgleish, Grissell. 

„ Aleson, relict of John Quhippo, in Leith 3 May 161 7 

„ David, baxter, burgess of Haddington. See Seton, Grissell. 
„ David, merchant in Haddington 11 Jan. 1671 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Richard Donaldsoun, maltman, 

burgess of Glasgow 19 June 1606 

„ James, chirurgeon, burgess of Dundee 24 June 1663 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1693 

„ James, cooper in Portsburgh 10 May 1699 

,, Patrick, baxter, burgess of Haddington H. 4 Jan. 1653 

„ Robert, of Mosmark, par. of Kirconnell, sher. of Dumfries 1 May 1601 
„ Robert, baxter, burgess of Haddington 24 July 1605 

See also Aytoun, Beatrix. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh (Dundee), indweller 

in Campheir, in the Netherlands 20 Jan. and 23 July 1680 

,, Thomas, in Ersiltoune, par. of Ersiltoun, sher. of Berwick 23 Jan. 1602 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 June 1650 

„ William, elder, in Wester-Sheill 25 June 1670 

Kynnell, John, in Eist-Quarter, par. of Wester Kinghorn, in Fife 14 fan. 1607 

Kynnew, Margaret, spouse to John Smyth, bailie, burgess of 

the Canongate 9 Feb. 1608 

Labarge, Jaques, indweller in Leith, and Sara Damond, his spouse 25 Mar. 1623 
Lafreis, Mr. James, of Barvenaw, writer in Edinburgh 7 July 1682 

Laidlaw, Bessie, spouse to Thomas Moffet, in Duringtoun 5 Dec. 1607 

Laing (Layng), Agnes, sometime spouse to Robert Aitkene, 

tailor in the Potterrow, beside Edinburgh 9 Dec. 1608 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to John Reid, younger in Paistoun, 

par. of Ormeston, constab. of Haddington 14 Feb. 1627 

„ Alexander, in Paistoun, par. of Ormestoun, constab. of Haddington 

22 July 1624 
„ Alexander, white-ironman, burgess of Edinburgh 3 June 168 1 

,, Andro, in Paistoun, par. of Ormestoun, constab. of Haddington 

14 Feb. 1627 
„ Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Mar. 1604 

See also Lothian, Margaret. 
„ George, in Hombyres 6 June 1649 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Thomas Peirsone, tailor, 

burgess of the Canongate 17 Aug. 1608 

,, Isobel, sometime servitrix to my Lord Chesters 6 July 1631 

„ James, in Murrays. See Reid, Helen. 

„ Janet, spouse to John Hastie, in Brigneis 27 July 1676 

„ John, son lawful to umquhile John Layng, in Thin-aikeris, 

par. of Hamilton, sher. of Lanark 17 July 1602 

„ Mr. John, of Spittells, keeper of our sovereign Lord's Signet 28 July 1612 
„ John, messenger, indweller in Edinburgh 29 Jan. 161 8 

„ John, in Paistoun, par. of Ormestoun, sher. of Edinburgh 

6 June 1634 and 22 June 1637 
See also Markell, Marion. 
,, John, messenger in Edinburgh 12 Nov. 1642 

„ John, maltman, Perth. Sec Ross, Isobel. 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Andro Scot, chirurgeon, 

burgess of Edinburgh 17 Feb. 1621 

„ Margaret, indweller in Edinburgh 25 Dec. 1622 

„ Robert, in Quhytsyd. Sec Glenny, Jonet. 

„ Thomas, indweller in Leith 26 Mar. 1622 

„ Thomas, goldsmith, burgess of Aberdeen 23 Apr. 1642 

„ Thomas, in Costertoune 24 May 1662 

„ William, in Paistoun, par. of Ormestoun, constab. of Haddington 25 July 1627 



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234 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Laing (Layng), WiHiam, coilhewer, in Carrin, sher. of Linlithgow 30 June 1631 
„ William, writer in Edinburgh 15 Dec. 1686 

Laird, J cane, relict of Andro Callum, menstraler, indweller in Edinburgh 

24 May 1614 

Laky, Robert, in Inverpersie 12 Dec. 1607 

Lamb, Adam, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Aug. 1647 

„ Adam, in Athclstonfuird H. 13 Oct. 1656 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to Robert Marschcll, in Nether 

Collanc, par. of Scone, sher. of Perth 12 Mar. 1607 

„ Agnes, relict of Alexander Miller, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 Oct. 1636 
Alexander, in Raith. See Peat, Annas. 
Bessy, sometime spouse to Thomas Watson, baxter, in- 
dweller in Leith 2 June 161 5 
,, Bessie, sometime spouse to John Lawsoune, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1649 

„ David, skipper, indweller in Leith 5 Feb. 161 8 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Barnard Bartrome, 
messenger, indweller in Edinburgh 

6 Sept. 1616, 27 Feb. and 18 June 161 8 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to John Black, in the Domheid of Samelston 

9 Mar. 1680 
„ Gilbert, skipper, indweller in Leith 26 Nov. 1614 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Feb. 1696 

„ John, indweller in Haddington 25 Mar. 1615 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Feb. 1627 

„ John, in Over Longaitt 8 June 1670 

„ John, in Lughart-mains of Whitinghame. See Fouller, Margaret. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Thomson, Elizabeth. 
„ Jonet, lawful daughter of umquhile Walter L., baxter, bur- 

gess of Perth 14 Nov. 1603 

,, Lucras, sometime spouse to Henry Meldrum, in Raith, par. 

of Kirkcaldy, in Fife 14 June 1608 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Quhippo, baxter, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 20 Mar. 1623 
„ Sara, spouse to Mr. Alexander Hepburne, Regent of King 

James' College 9 Aug. 1637 

„ Thomas, in Brokhoillis, sher. of Berwick 22 Jan. 1606 

„ Violet, daughter lawful to umquhile Andro L., indweller in Leith 

25 July 1623 
„ William, burgess of Haddington H. 27 Mar. 1657 

„ William, burgess of Haddington 18 Dec. 1682 

Lambert, Helen, spouse to Robert Moffet, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 15 Jan. 1653 

„ Michael, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 June 1620 

See also Waugh, Helen. 
Lambie, Jonet, lawful daughter to umquhile William L., baxter, 

burgess of Edinburgh 6 June 161 1 

„ William, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Nov. 1607 

Lamer, Thomas, workman at the Water of Leith 20 July 1629 

Lammie, John, of Dunkenney, par. of Essie, in Angus 17 Oct. 1605 

,, William, in Preistland, par. of Galstoun in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 

27 June 1605 
„ Lieutenant-Colonel Mr. William 27 Apr. 1649 

Landells, Alexander, in Unstoun, par. of Cairnebie, Fife 28 June 1605 

„ Gilbert, tailor in Elphingstoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of 

Haddington 9 Nov. 1616 

„ James, in Falaw 6 June 1635 

„ Mr. James, doctor of the grammer school of Ayr 12 Sept. 1603 

„ John, indweller in Talkisyd, par. of Musselburgh, sher. of Edinburgh 

9 Feb. 1654 



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Landells, Katherine, sometime spouse to John Logane, coilhewar in 
Elphingstoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

26 Nov. 1618 
„ William, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1602 

Lands, Elizabeth, servitrix to Lady Luce Hamilton, lawful 

daughter to umquhile James, Earl of Abercorn 28 May 1649 

„ Frances, and Robert Broune, stationer, burgess of Edinburgh 

22 Apr. 1658 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Aug. 1683 and 27 Feb. 1685 
,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 June 1626 

Lang, Bessie, relict of William Reid, in the West-wynd of Dalkeith 

26 Jan. 1633 
„ John, merchant in Dalkeith 19 Mar. 1685 

Langlands, Anna, relict of William Keir, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 Dec. 1678 
„ David, in Borrowstones 31 Dec. 1669 

„ George, skipper in the South Queensferry 19 Dec. 1632 

„ James, skipper, indweller in Leith 4 July 1625 

„ James, skipper in Queensferry 10 July 1667 

„ Captain John 22 Feb. 1662 

„ Captain John, in Borrowstones. See Seton, Jonet. 
,, Jonet, relict of James Aliesone, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

7 Dec. 1667 
„ Margaret, and Thomas Knox, merchant in Borrowstones, her husband 

24 Oct. 1687 
,, Robert, skipper, indweller in Leith. See Crawfurd, Elspeth. 
Langmuire, Alexander, in Third part of Lambrochtan 21 Jan. 1608 

Langrig, James, in Dairy. See Wood, Helen. 

Lapsly, Agnes, in Linlithgow 9 Mar. 1677 

Latrick, John, wright, indweller in Portsburgh 14 Jan. 1654 

Lauchland, Helen. See Mitchell, James, cordiner in Fisherraw. 
„ Robert, bonnetmaker in Leith Wynd. See Wyllie, Jonet. 
Lauchlane, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Sept. 1634 

See also Tod, Margaret. 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Andro Lichtoun, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 27 Oct. 1625 

„ Thomas, indweller in Spott 20 Oct. 1694 

Lauder, Agnes, sometime spouse to John Allane, in North Berwick 

10 Apr. 1617 
„ Agnes, spouse to umquhile William Nisbett, in Congiltoun 

H. 13 Feb. 1657 
„ Alexander, in Nether Kidstoun, par. of Peebles 30 July 1603 

See also Wood, Margaret. 
„ Alexander, younger, of Haltoun, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 

17 Nov. 1623 
„ Alexander, of Haltoun 11 Dec. 1627 

„ Alexander, in Belhaven, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 

19 July 1632 
See also Pringle, Katrene. 
„ Mr. Alexander, son lawful to Mr. John L., minister at Tyninghame 

20 May 1663 and 30 July 1664 
„ Alexander, in Netherhouse 14 Jan. 1691 

„ Alexander, in Burghlie 25 Mar. 1681 

„ Alison, sometime spouse to John Cranston, in Pencaitland, 

constab. of Haddington 12 Mar. 1601 

„ Andro, in Wyndepark, par. of Lauder, in Lauderdaill 26 Feb. 1605 

„ Andrew, in Melvil-mylne, indweller in Edinburgh 7 Aug. 1658 

See also Ramsay, Bessie. 
„ Andro, in Leswaid. See Borthwick, Isobel. 

„ Bessie, sometime spouse to Archibald Sharpe, in Nunland 28 Jan. 1630 
„ Colin, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 June 169 1 



236 Conmiissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Lauder, Edmond, baillie of Clarkingtoun, par. of Tempill, sher. 

of Edinburgh 27 June 1618 

„ Elizabeth, relict of John Scougall, of that Ilk, sometime 
spouse to umquhile George Swintoun, of Bettrik- 
syde, par. of Tyninghame, constab. of Haddington 17 June 1603 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to John Anderson, baxtcr, burgess of Haddington 

H. 9 Mar. 1653 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to John Houlatsonne, violer, indweller 

in Edinburgh 5 Aug. 1669 

„ Elizabeth, lawful daughter to the deceased Mr. Alexander 

L., minister at Lauder 20 Feb. 1677 

„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to George Lauder, son lawful 
and appeirand heir to Alexander L., portioner of 
Westbarnes of Dunbar 7 June 1606 

„ Euphame, and John Muir, W.S. 12 Jan. 1659 

„ George, portioner of Tunynghame, constab. of Haddington 

24 Feb. 1606 and 20 Feb. 161 8 
See also Hepburn, Agnes. 
„ Mr. George, of Bass, par. of North Berwick, constab. of Haddington 

18 Feb. 161 2 
„ George, Lieutenant-Colonel under the Estates of Holland 22 July 1671 
„ George, in Westbarns. See Bothwell, Isobel. 
„ Gilbert, brother-german to umquhile James L., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 Jan. 1616 

„ Gilbert, burgess of Peebles. See Govan, Marion. 

„ Halbert, merchant in Edinburgh 4 Dec. 1674 

,, Helen, sometime spouse to Mr. Thomas Young, writer 9 Aug. 162 1 

,, Isobel, sometime spouse to Laurance Sympsoun, of Craig- 

hous, indweller in Belhaven, par. of Dunbar 11 Apr. 1615 

„ James, in Elbottle, par. of North Berwick 4 Feb. 1635 

„ James, burgess of Dunbar 2 July 1680 

„ James, in Utterstoun 27 July 1683 

„ James, sometime servitor to his Majesty, indweller in 

Edinburgh. See Hay, Jeane. 
„ John, in Riccarton, par. of Linlithgow 24 June 1616 

„ John, in Tinynghame 3 July 1628 

„ John, indweller in Dirltoun, constab. of Haddington 23 Nov. 1633 

See also Forrest, Elspeth. 
„ John, in Nether Howdone 18 Aug. 1656 

„ John, sometime in Cornestoune, thereafter in the Paterraw 22 June 1672 
„ John, second lawful son to the deceased John L., in Comiston 7 Dec. 1677 
„ Mr. John, factor in Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1685 

„ Lieutenant John, indweller in Canongate 26 May 1699 

„ John, burgess of Haddington. Sec Caldcleugh, Euffame. 
„ John, in Innerwick. See Darling, Jonet. 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Speir, Margaret. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to George Home, elder, of 

Broxmouth, par. of Dunbar 14 Dec. 1604 

„ Sir Lues, of Adiestoun, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 10 Dec. 1641 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to David Jonkine, merchant, 
„ burgess of Edinburgh 10 June 1626 

„ Margaret, relict of John Hutcheson, baker in North Leith 8 Jan. 1666 

„ Marie, sometime spouse to Mr. James Hoome, minister at Dunbar 

2 Dec. 161 5 
„ Maurice, in Belhaven, par. of Dunbar 9 Mar. 1603 

„ Ninian, wright, burgess of the Canongate 12 Feb. 1630 

„ Richard, in Pirne. See Broun, Bessie. 

„ Robert, burgess of Dunbar 19 July 1602 

„ Robert, of Gunegreine 8 June 1647 

„ Robert, quarter-master to Colonel Scot's Regiment 17 Apr. 1650 

„ Robert, servitor to the Earl of Haddington 25 June 1670 



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237 



26 May 
14 Apr. 
15 Nov. 


1602 
1603 
1608 


6 July 
6 May 

25 Sept. 

29 Sept. 


1609 
1696 
1672 
1697 



n 



Lauder, Robert, portioner of Belheavine. See Douglas, Marie. 
„ Robert, in Tinigham. See Hepburn, Margaret. 

„ Stevin, in Bonniton, par. of Rathoe, sher. of Edinburgh 22_ i Dec. 1635 

„ Thomas, in Wormestoun. See Wood, Marion. 
„ William, in Kelso, sher. of Roxburgh 
„ William, burgess of Lauder 
„ Sir William, of Haltoun, knight 

See also Cockburn, Dame Jane. 
„ William, burgess of North Berwick 
„ Mr. William, indweller in Edinburgh 
Lauderdale, Anna, late Countess of 

„ Richard, Earl of 
Laurestoun, James, in Over-gogar. See Gardner, Marion. 
Laverok, Alexander, in Startope. See Gib, Jonet. 

„ Patrik, in Bukheavin. See Adiesoun, Elspeth. 
Law, Agnes, sometime spouse to David Maissoune, mariner, 

indweller in Leith 1 5 Nov. 

„ Alexander, younger, skipper, burgess of Kirkcaldy 23 Feb. 

„ Alexander, cripple in Brochton 23 Mar. 

„ Alexander, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate 26 Mar. 

,, Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Aug. 

See also Anderson, Jonet ; and Scott, Grissell. 
„ Andro, burgess of Falkland, See Bennet, Margaret. 

„ Arthur, in Bankheid of Allerdes, in the Mearns 22 Mar. 1604 

„ Christian, sometime spouse to Francis Home, skipper, in- 
dweller in Leith 
David, in Gaitmilk, par. of Kinglassie, in Fife 
David, elder, burgess of Kirkcaldy 

See also Loudon, Alison. 
Euphame, sometime spouse to James Mairtein, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
George, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 
Mr. George, burgess of Dysart, son to umquhile James, 

Archbishop of Glasgow 22 Mar. and 12 Oct. 

Grissell, spouse to Laurence Adinstoun, baxter in Edinburgh 1 2 Jan. 
Helen, and Thomas Jonstoune, tailor in Edinburgh, her husband 

12 Jan. 
Helen, relict of George Lowrie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

6 Feb. 
Isobel, sometime spouse to Walter Duncane, husband-man 

in Dunbug, in Fife 
James, burgess of Dysart 
James, mariner, burgess, Dysart 
Mr. James, of Boggs, writer to and sometime keeper of the Signet. 

2 Jan. 1640 and 8 Feb 
James, skipper in Leith 
Mr. James, schoolmaster at Laswaid 
James, indweller in the Water of Leith. 
John, mariner, burgess of Craill, in Fife 
John, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 
John, pewtherer, burgess of Edinburgh 
John, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 
John, in Pitcairne. See Strang, Margaret. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to James Robertsoun, in Auchter- 

merney, par. of Kennochy, in Fife 10 July 1607 

Jonet. See Malcolme, Archibald, burgess of the Canongate. 
Marcus, in the Mure of Duncrub. See Morriss, Cristian. 
Margaret, sometime spouse to John Hodge, in Easter- 

Strathore, par. of Dysart, in Fife 19 Jan. 

Mathew, in Kirkchrist, par. of Kirkchrist, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

31 July 












7 June 
15 Feb. 

I July 



16 Apr. 
9 Jan. 



25 June 
18 Feb. 
2 Mar. 



19 Sept. 
20 Jan. 
See Bell, Jonet. 

3 Apr. 

23 Apr. 
15 May 1669 and 16 Feb. 

24 Apr. 



1614 
1608 
1632 
1654 
1646 



1602 
1603 
1607 



1636 
1608 

1653 
1686 

1663 

1665 

1607 
1603 
1608 

1641 
1671 
1698 

1604 
1664 
1671 
1696 



1603 
1602 



23§ 



Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



[1601-1700. 



Law, Michael, maltman, burgess of Dysart. See Hacket, GrisselL 

,, Mr. Mungo, minister at Edinburgh 3 Oct. 

„ Mungo, late clerk to the King's Customs at Leith 24 June 

„ Patrik, bellman, burgess of the Canongate 28 Mar. 

„ Mr. Peter, chirurgeon, indweller in Glasgow. See Polwart, Grissell. 

„ Robert, skipper in Leith 17 Dec. 

„ Thomas, in Edstoun, par. of Peebles 9 Mar. 

,, Thomas, coilhewar in Elphingston. See Cass, Helen. 

„ William, writer in Edinburgh 

„ William, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Cleghorn, Violet. 
Lawrie (Laurie, Lourie), Adam, in Queenskairlie, par. of Stitchell, 
sher. of Berwick 

„ Agnes, relict of John Traill, indweller in Leith 

„ Agnes, spouse to John Hodge 

„ Agnes, relict of Ninian Forrester, chirurgeon-barbar in Portsburgh 

27 Feb 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Alisone, in Tranent 

„ Andro, in Thornetoun-Loch, par. of Innerweik, constab. of 



1 Oct. 
15 Aug. 

1 June 
18 Mar. 

2 Apr. 



17 Oct. 
16 Oct 



Haddington 



19 June 
17 Aug. 

9 Mar. 



31 Jan. 
29 Sept. 
See Turnbull, Jonet. 
John L., elder, 

3 Apr. 1626 and 28 Mar. 

4 Apr. 

21 Mar. 



5 Nov. 
29 Jan. 



9 Apr. 
Bessie, spouse to Adam Tumour, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Sept. 
Cristian, sometime spouse to David Thomson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
David, workman in Heriots-Wark 
Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Jacob Barroun, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Archibald Lowrie, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
Francis, merchant in Edinburgh 
Francis, at the West-port of Edinburgh. 
Mr. George, son lawful to umquhile 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Law, Helen. 
Harry, indweller in Merchingstoune 

See also Stratoune, Jeane. 
Helen, spouse to Edward Hodge, in Gaitsyde 
Isobel, relict of James Braikin, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

7 Aug. 
Isobel, indweller in Edinburgh 4 Apr. 

James, in Corstoun, par. of Calder-Cleir, sher. of Edinburgh 14 Jan. 
James, sklaitter, indweller in Leith 10 May 

James, younger, in Gilmerton 18 Sept. 1697 and 7 Feb. 

James, in Mansione. See Adieson, Jonet. 
James, in Mark. See M'llroy, Marion. 
Janet, servitrix to Mr. Alexander Forbes, W.S. 
John, skipper, indweller in Leith 
John, burgess of Musselburgh 
John, in Holtoun, and Jonet Lourie, his relict, par. of 

Alloway, sher. of Clackmannan 
John, merchant, burgess of Perth 
John, cooper, burgess of Ayr 
John, in Dyke 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
John, sadler in Linlithgow 
John, in Pleasance 
John, in Loganhouse 

John, in Logane house. See Aikine, {Catherine. 
John, in Pennycuik 



8 June 

28 May 

10 July 

22 Jan. 
16 Mar. 

3 J une 
16 June 

25 Aug. 

18 Sept. 

6 Nov. 

6 Sept. 



662 
663 
628 

686 
607 

656 
684 



602 
646 
646 

682 
625 
676 

618 

622 

634 
646 

607 

617 

687 



654 
671 

649 

653 

658 
698 
622 
626 
700 



646 
605 
605 

607 
607 
608 
630 
640 
661 
667 
677 



20 Oct. 1670 



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Coinmissariot of Edinburgh. 



239 



Lawrie (Laurie, Lourie), John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See 
Henderson, Agnes. 
John, sometime in Huntliecott. See Stevenson, Marion. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to Andro Rae, indweller in Leith 24 Mar. 
Jonet, spouse to Charles Broune, indweller in Paintland 29 Nov. 

Margaret, relict of James Riddell, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

22 Dec. 
Margaret, spouse to Robert Dickson, maltman in Leith 8 June 

Margaret, spouse to Olipher Calderwood, in Musselburgh 14 July 
Margaret, relict of Thomas Young, maltman in Portsburgh 18 June 
Marion, relict of Mr. James Johnstoun, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 5 July 

Marion, sometime spouse to Thomas Ballindeine, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 5 Aug. 

Marion, relict of Robert Pursell, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 Feb. 
Marion, relict of William Hewat, draper, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 July 
Marion, relict of James Main, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 21 July 
Marion, in Dalkeith. See Broun, Marion. 

Martin, indweller in Leith 16 June 

Michael, in Ravensnuick, par. of Pennycuik, sher. of Edinburgh 

26 Mar. 



10 Sept. 
25 Nov. 
24 Nov. 

30 June 
12 July 
25 Apr. 

17 July 

5 Aug. 
24 Nov. 



2 Jan. 

27 July 

6 July 

1 Mar. 



29 Dec. 

15 Feb. 
31 May 

9 Apr. 

18 Apr. 

8 Jan. 

16 May 

17 May 



[606 
[649 

[655 
[671 
[674 
[678 

610 

625 

626 

[626 
r6 55 

[649 

[638 

[649 
1623 
[631 

615 
649 
678 

[601 

605 
607 
636 



Patrick, son lawful to umquhile Patrick L., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
Peter, in Nortoun, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 
Richard, in Bonalie, par. of Haillis, sher. of Edinburgh 

See also Keddie, Bessie. 
Robert, workman, indweller in Leith 
Robert, in Midowheid 
Robert, Lord Bishop of Brechin 

Robert, notary in Corstorphine. See Wallace, Bessie. 
Stevin, indweller in Leith 
Thomas, younger, in Midding-coittis, par. of Wandell, 

sher. of Lanark 
Thomas, in Barnehill, Fife 

Thomas, sometime baillie outwith the West-port of Edinburgh 1 1 Jan. 
Thomas, flesher in Dalkeith. See Abell, Margaret. 
Thomas, in Polketsleiff. See Anderson, Helen. 
William, maltman at the West-port of Edinburgh 
William, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 
William, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate 
William, lawful son to umquhile William L., merchant, 

burgess of Dumfries 
William, messenger, burgess of Dunbar H. 29 Mar. 12 and 27 Apr. 
William, in Easter-Faidlehope 25 Nov. 

William, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate. See Caldwell, Katherine 
Lawsone, Agnes, relict of James Ogilvie, burgess of the Canongate 14 Oct. 
Alexander, in Nudrie-Marschell, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 

16 Dec. 
Alexander, in Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 
Alexander, Scotsman, merchant in London 
Alexander, in Stanepeth, and Marjory Carington, his spouse 
Alexander, in Pirne 

Andro, flesher in Tranent, constab. of Haddington 
Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Andro, burgess of the Queensferry. See Hamilton, Malie. 
Archibald, portioner of Over Gogar 

Archibald, in Lawfield H. 

Bessie, relict of William Porteous, in Newbigging, par. of 

Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 18 Mar. 1605 



610 
626 
647 

[653 
[653 
[670 

[609 

[605 
[608 
[627 
[638 
:662 
604 
647 

608 
655 



240 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700 

Lawsone, Bessie, sometime spouse to John Baine, in Middiltoun, 

par. of Crichtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 1 1 Sept. 1616 and 3 Mar. 1620 
Bessie, relict of David Corsar, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Apr. 1635 
David, in Ilerperden, par. of Haddington 18 Dec. 1617 

David, in Harperdaill. See Mylne, Cristian. 
David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Tait, Cristian. 
Edward, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate 17 Sept. 1651 

Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Mr. George Greir, minister 

at Haddington 5 Apr. 161 5 

Elspcth, sometime spouse to James Campbell, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 Nov. 1627 

Eufame, sometime spouse to William Currie, in Dunse, 

sher. of Berwick 17 Aug. 1605 

George, indweller in Edinburgh 14 Aug. 1632 

Mr. George, of Leuchhold, advocate 14 Jan. 1650 

Hector, in Toksyde-hoill, par. of Morfett, sher. of Edinburgh 20 May 1607 
Helen, and Robert Hislope, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her spouse 10 Jan. and 18 May 1659 
Helen. See Wood, William, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh. 
Isobel, sometime spouse to Robert Borthuik, in Kirkland- 

hill, par. of Heriot, sher. of Edinburgh 30 Nov. 1630 

James, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 19 July 1609 

James, elder, baillie in Easter Duddingston 25 Jan. 1650 

James, merchant 30 Nov. 1658 

James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Dec. 1664 

James, flesher in Edinburgh. See Smith, Margaret. 
James, indweller in Leith. See Spens, Helen. 
James, in Ballingall. See Thomson, Marion. 
John, in Paistoun, and Bessie Smyth, his spouse, par. of 

Ormistoun, constab. of Haddington 15 July 1601 

John, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 1602 

John, lawful son to umquhile James L., skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 Dec. 1615 
John, burgess of Musselburgh 23 Feb. 1628 

See also Aytoun, Jonet ; and Wright, Margaret. 
John, burgess of Edinburgh 3 and 5 July 1646 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Apr. 1638 and 6 Jan. 1648 

John, indweller in Duddingston 21 Feb. 1653 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1654 

Mr. John, under-clerk of the Exchequer 17 Feb. 1691 

John, in Ballingall. See Beatson, Christian. 
John, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh. See Galloway, Jonet. 
John, writer in Edinburgh. See Kincaid, Mause. 
John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lamb, Bessie. 
John, indweller in Edinburgh. See Park, Jeane. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to John M'Kie, in Glaslie, par. of 

Falkland, in Fife 12 Jan. 1604 

Jonet, daughter lawful to Troyelus L., baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 July 161 5 
Jonet, relict of Mr. John Callindar, writer in Edinburgh 13 Apr. 1653 

Kathcrine, sometime spouse to James Dalgleische, in 

Corshope, par. of Heriot-mure, sher. of Edinburgh 28 Feb. 1626 
Katherine, relict of James Primroiss, clerk to the Privy 

Council of Scotland 16 Oct. 1651 and 13 Jan. 1652 

Margaret, spouse to Robert Crombie, bookseller, burgess 

of Edinburgh 31 Mar. 1648 

Margaret. See Porteous, Thomas, roap-maker in Newhaven. 
Marion, relict of John Craik, in Brokhollis, par. of Colding- 

ham, sher. of Berwick 28 Nov. 1606 

Peter, flesher in Tranent H. 14 June 1655 

Richard, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Jan. 1623 



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Lawsone, Richard, bookseller, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mayne, Agnes. 

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Robert, of Humbie. See Broun, Margaret. 

Robert, baron-officer in Broxmouth. See Thyne, Jonet. 

Mr. Rodger, minister at Ruthwell a July 1698 

Thomas, herd in Cruikstoun, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 4 June 1612 

Thomas, bookseller, indweller in Edinburgh 29 May 1645 

See also Gray, Agnes. 
Thomas, beddall in Stow 14 Oct. 1673 

William, in Bakfeild, par. of Glenbervie, in the Mearns 20 July 1605 

William, merchant, burgess of Stirling 23 May 1608 

See also Forsyth, Helen. 
William, in Over-Gogar, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 4 July 1608 
William, sometime servitor to Alexander Peirs, baillie, 

burgess of the Canongate 6 Mar. 1646 

„ William, in Broxburn, and Magdalen Jonstoun, his spouse 10 Jan. 1682 
„ William, merchant in Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1699 

Lawtie, Adam, writer in Edinburgh 18 Mar. 1642 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, indweller in Leith 19 Sept. 1671 
„ John, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 1623 

See also Bryson, Marion. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Napeir, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 28 Aug. 16 19 

Laycok, Isobel, sometime spouse to John Reid, cramer, indweller 

in Edinburgh 28 Dec. 1603 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Donald Cuninghame, writer and 

schoolmaster in Edinburgh 24 Oct. 1610 

„ William, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Whytelaw, Marion. 
Leak, William, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow, and Jonet 

Huntar, his spouse 31 Jan. 1674 

Learmonth (Leirmont), Adam, in Mirrielawis, par. of Quhytkirk, 

constab. of Haddington 13 Jan. 1626 

„ Adam, in Fuird, par. of Quhytkirk, constab. of Haddington 7 Nov. 1632 

See also Bertram, Bessy. 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to George Rentoun, in Quhitrige, 

par. of Haddington 15 Nov. 1628 

„ Alexander, indweller in St. Jonstoune 5 Feb. 1666 

„ Cristian. See Porteous, John, tailor in Edinburgh. 
„ Mr. David, son to the deceased Mr. John L., of St. Nicolas, advocate 

29 Jan. 1669 
,, Dame Elizabeth, relict of Sir George Halyburtoun, of Petcur, knight 

3 June 1602 
,, Henry, in Plesantis, par. of Quhytkirk, constab. of Haddington 1 Aug. 1635 
„ James, indweller in Kelso, sher. of Roxburgh 19 June 1606 

„ James, in Lusnoraw, par. of Aberladie, constab. of Haddington 

28 July 1608 
„ James, in Gullan 2 Aug. 1662 

„ James, cooper, Leith. See Reid, Margaret. 

Mr. John, advocate 18 Feb. 1609 

John, in Morhame, par. of Morame, constab. of Haddington 5 Dec. 1623 
John, in Corshouse, par. of Innerweik, constab. of Haddington 6 Dec. 1625 
John, in Polmour H. 28 Apr. 1656 

John, in Palmerton H. 8 Aug. 1656 

John, indweller in Seatoun 12 Sept. 1656 

John, W.S. 15 July 1 66 1 

John, in Tranent 6 Nov. 1667 

John, in Kirkland of Barro. See Clarkson, Margaret. 
John. See Hastie, Jeane, in Seatoun. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to John Cristison, in Sydsarff, par. 

of North Berwick 9 Feb. 1636 



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Learmonth (Leirmont), Joseph, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. 
See Broune, Katherine. 
„ Margaret, relict of George Cokburne, merchant in Haddington 

1 1 Aug. 1684 
„ Margaret, spouse to James Broun, in Oldhamstocks 27 Apr. 1687 

„ Margaret and Anna, lawful daughters to the deceased 

John L., writer in Edinburgh 28 Nov. 1700 

„ Marion, in Lintoun, relict of John Johnstoun, there H. 5 June 1657 

„ Marion, in Rosilaw 2 June 1677 

„ Peter, elder, of Crawhill, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 

19 Apr. 1632 
See also Reid, Agnes. 
„ Robert, sometime burgess of Haddington 14 July 1647 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, baillie thereof 

20 May 1674, 26 June 1691, 14 Oct. and 23 Dec. 1697 
See also Forrest, Grissell. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Haddington 5 May 1670 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Haddington 1 Sept. 1688 

„ Robert, merchant in Haddington. See M'Call, Elizabeth. 
„ Mr. Robert, of St. Nicolas. See Skene, Margaret. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Haddington. See Whyte, Jean. 
„ William, elder, citiner in St. Andrews, in Fife 29 May 1607 

„ William, in Fuird. See Sandilands, Isobel. 
Leavin, Lucres, relict of John Broun, flesher, burgess of the Canongate 

7 Feb. 1640 
Leckie, Alexander, younger of that Ilk, par. of St. Ninian, sher. of Stirling 

12 July 1602 
„ Alexander, indweller in the Canongate 7 Jan. 1604 and 24 June 1605 
„ Alexander, in Cauldcoittis, par. of Carriddin, sher. of Linlithgow 

13 Aug. 1631 

„ Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh 3 June 1648 

„ Alexander, in Nether-Liberton. See Greenscheills, Jonet. 

Lee, George, sadler and indweller in Leith 2 July 1656 

Lees, William 6 Nov. 1673 

Leg, Jonet, sometime spouse to John Lintoun, in Montqueich, 

par. of Fetteresso, in the Mearns 3 June 1603 

Leggat, Agnes, sometime spouse to James Levingstoun, malt- 
man, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Jan. 161 1 
,, Alexander, in Hilend. See Dickson, Helen. 
„ Bessie. See Wilson, John, in Brum. 
„ George, in Over-moir, par. of Loudoun, in Cunningham, 

sher. of Ayr 23 Apr. 1607 

„ George, in Brume of Mernis. See Foulis, Jonet. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to William Rodman, in Mure, par. 

of Symontoun in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 28 Apr. 1604 

„ Hew, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Nov. 1646 

„ John, in Glen, par. of Loudoun in Cunningham, sher. of Ayr 23 Apr. 1607 
„ John, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh 16 July 1652 

„ Robert, pensioner of Kincace, par. of Prestick in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 

22 May 1607 
,, William, tailor in Bonhill, par. of Dundonald, sher. of Ayr 29 Aug. 1603 
Leidbutter, Edward, in Parkhouse, par. of Dunce, sher. of Berwick 9 Mar. 1605 
„ James, in Winkstoun. See Stevenson, Marion. 

„ William, at Ettilstoun-kirk, sher. of Peebles 2 Aug. 1603 

Leightoun. See Lichtoun. 

Leishman, Andro, indweller in Edinburgh 19 Feb. 1679 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Walter Mathiesoun, baxter, 

burgess of Edinburgh 9 Mar. 1636 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to William Bowok, maltman in Falkirk 

13 May 1605 
„ James, smith, indweller in the Canongate 9 July 1608 



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Leishman, James, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate. See Lethannie, Bessie. 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Stirling. See Alexander, Elizabeth. 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Sept. 1667 

See also Ranken, Margaret. 

„ William, smith in Riccarton 26 June 1667 

Leitch, Archibald, weaver, burgess of Linlithgow. See Piggens, Elizabeth. 

,, Cristell, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Robson, Jonet. 

,, Gealls, and Thomas Rid, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 May 1675 

„ Henry, in Ladyland, par. of Kirkbeyne, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

12 June 



7 Nov. 



„ Hew, citiner in the Blackfriars in London 

„ Hew, Scotsman, tailor, citizen of London. See Trotter, Jean. 

„ John, in Kilmardour, par. of Kirkpatrick, slier, of Dumbarton 

„ John, at Langtoun-mylne, par. of Langtoun, sher. of Berwick 

„ Laurence, merchant in Edinburgh 

„ Marion. See Davidson, John, in Dalkeith. 

„ Patrick, indweller at Littill-Blaikburn, par. and sher. of Linlithgow 

5 Jan 
,, William, elder, in Auld-Montrose, in Angus 
„ William, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 
Leith, Captain James 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Kay, indweller in Restalrige 
Lekprevik, John, in Littill-Drippis. See Alexander, Cristian. 
Lennox, Agnes, sometime spouse to John Drone, in Axmagirdill, 
par. of Forgundynney, sher. of Perth 
Barbara, sister lawful to James L., of Woodhead 
Charles, Duke of 
James, Duke of 

John, mealmaker at the Water of Leith 
Lucas, in the Water of Leith, par. of St. Cuthbert 



15 July 

7 July 

7 Mar. 



8 July 
1 May 

10 Jan. 

[3 May 



30 Nov. 

28 July 

16 Oct. 

5 Mar. 

4 Apr. 

sher. of Edinburgh 

10 July 

20 Feb. 



„ Ludovick, Duke of 
Lentroun, James, skipper, citiner in St. Andrews, in Fife 

13 Feb. 1607 and 30 Nov. 

Leper, Andro, merchant, citizen in St. Andrews 2 Mar. 
„ John, son to umquhile Robert L., in Mureburne, par. of 

Glasfurde, sher. of Lanark 24 Feb. 

„ Thomas, in Glasfuird, sher. of Lanark 1 1 Feb. 

Leslie, Agnes, indweller in Edinburgh 8 Feb. 
„ Mr. Alexander, parson of Rothes, indweller in Quhytray, 

par. of Elgin 2 Apr. 

„ Alexander, W.S. 24 Apr. 

See also Scott, Margaret. 

„ Allan, in Murehall, par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 18 Feb. 

„ Arthur, one of Captain Alexander Ferguson's troop 23 Dec. 
„ Cristian, relict of Patrik Douglas, in Standand-staine, par. 

of Morhame, constab. of Haddington 20 June 

„ Mr. George, minister at the kirk of Holyroodhouse 12 Nov. 

See also Murray, Elizabeth. 

. „ Elizabeth, indweller in the Canongate 23 July" 
„ Dame Grissell, sometime spouse to Alexander, Earl of 

Dunfermline, Great Chancellor of Scotland, &c. 9 Feb. 

„ James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 1 1 Aug. 

„ Mr. James, writer in Edinburgh 27 Nov. 

John, merchant in Edinburgh, residenter in Leith 16 Nov. 

Jonet, relict of James Jonstoun, of Carrifen 16 Sept. 
Margaret, sometime spouse to James Caddell, merchant, 

burgess of Elgin, in Moray 29 Oct. 
Marion, spouse to John Stewart, of Newrane, goodman of Culcowie 

17 Oct. 

Mathew, butterman, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Nov. 



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244 Commissariot of Edinbrirgh. [1601-1700. 

Leslie, Robert, of Findressie, par. of Kynnedder, and sher. of Elgin and Forres 

17 Mar. 1601 
„ Robert, of Aberlour, par. of Rothes, sher. of Elgin and Forres 

2 Apr. 1606 
„ Mr. Robert, son lawful to umquhile Mr. Robert L., in Eister-Flisk 

24 July 1686 
Lesour, Gawin, walker, burgess of Ayr n Mar, 1608 

Lessels, Alexander, burgess of Haddington 17 Dec. 1675 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1686 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Haddington. See Cock- 
burn, Margaret. 
„ James, in Littill-Balquhomrie. See Lieburne, Eufame. 
,, James, in Pitlochie. See Low, Margaret. 

„ Janet, servitrix to John Arthour, writer in Edinburgh 16 Apr. 1646 

„ John, portioner of Innerdowat, Fife 18 Feb. 1603 

„ John, in Balgothrie, par. of Leslie, Fife 10 Feb. 1604 

„ John, late provost of Haddington 28 June 1692 and 14 June 1700 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to William Broun, in Wester- 

Pitcorthie, par. of Carnebie, Fife 2 Feb. 1604 

„ Margaret, lawful daughter to the deceased James L., in- 

dweller in Berwick 15 Dec. 1697 

Lethame, Cristian, sometime spouse to William Sheill, in Over- 

Carlowrie, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 28 Nov. 1635 
Lethane, James, servitor to John Lauder, burgess of Haddington 27 June 1625 
Lethannie, Bessie, and James Leishman, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate 

17 Apr. 1667 
Lethem, James, in Dalmeny. See Pontoun, Jonet. 
Lethom, James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Murray, Beatrix. 
Lewruss, Xinian, in the Tour of Folkertoun, par. of Lesmahago, 

sher. of Lanark 26 Feb. 1606 

Leyes, Alexander, son to umquhile William L., merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 13 Aug. 1646 
„ John, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Jan. 1602 
„ John, cordiner in Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1647 
„ John, wobster in Dirleton. See Darling, Jonet. 
„ William, elder, in Craighall, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 

20 Aug. 1618 
„ William, in Hoppringill, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 20 June 1646 
Leyne, Daniel, indweller in Leith. See Nicolson, Cristina. 

,, John, younger, in Blairauchnyng, par. of Lesmahago, sher. of Lanark 

10 Feb. 1603 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Haistie, in Bent, par. 

of Lesmahago, sher. of Lanark 25 Apr. 1605 

Libbertoun, Helen, sometime spouse to George Broune, at Sten- 

nopis-milns, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 9 June 1626 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to George Duncan, mealmaker, 

indweller in the Potteraw 22 May 1601 

,, Michael, mealmaker, indweller in the Potteraw. See Menzies, Marion. 
Lichtoun, Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 Feb. 1 63 1 and 28 Feb. 1632 
See also Lauchlane, Marion. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to James Wricht, hatmaker, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 28 July 1636 
„ Helen, spouse to David Durkie, indweller in Leiih 28 Feb. 1644 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 May 1609 

See also Burne, Katherine. 
„ John, baxter in North-Berwick, and Jonet Blaikburne, 

his spouse, constab. of Haddington 3 Aug. 1605 

,, John, indweller in Leith 25 Apr. 1625 

„ Martha, relict of Alexander Hay, of Ravilrig 4 Feb. 1650 

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Liddell, Adam, smith in Wester-Pencaitland, constab. of Haddington 

19 Aug. 1634 
,, Andro, tailor, burgess of Stirling 5 J an - ID °4 

„ Archibald, in Quhittingham-tour. See Hog, Elizabeth. 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to David Hunter, in Mylnerig of 

Liberton, sher. of Lanark 22 June 1602 

„ Bessie, alias Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Andro Wat, 

merchant, citiner in Brichen 27 Apr. 1607 

,, Bessie, and John Burgane, in the Water of Leith, her husband 

11 May 1664 
„ Christian, spouse to John Tailzeour, in Cowsteane, par. of 

Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 21 Dec. 1643 

,, Christian, relict of Thomas Chrichtoune, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 20 Aug. 1670 

David, elder, portioner of Westbarns of Dunbar 13 Jan. 1604 

Mr. David, son to the deceased David L., portioner of 

Westbarnes 29 July 1663 

David, portioner of Westbarns. See Hepburne, Marie. 
Elizabeth, sometime spouse to umquhile Archibald Kerse, 

in Westhoip, par. of Garvat, constab. of Haddington 4 June 161 1 
James, baxter, burgess of Haddington 11 July 1633 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1651 

See also Rankene, Janet. 
James, in Wintoun 25 Feb. 1681 

James, brewer, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1696 and 15 June 1697 

,, Jean, sometime spouse to James Jak, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1632 

„ John, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 8 Oct. 1617 

„ John, indvveller in the Canongate, and Marion M'Quhen, 

his spouse 27 Jan. 1646 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Dec. 1647 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 July 1656 

„ John, in Longniddrie 29 Nov. 1670 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Pearson, Margaret. 
„ Magdaline, sometime spouse to John Kirkwod, in West- 
barns, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 29 Dec. 161 5 
„ Margaret, daughter to umquhile James L., in Peill, par. of 

St. Mariekirk, sher. of Selkirk 29 Nov. 1602 

,, Margaret, sometime spouse to James Inglis, in Kilsyke, 

par. of Carnwath, sher. of Lanark 1 Nov. 1605 

,, Margaret, sometime spouse to William Millar, indweller in 

Duddingston 1 July 1646 

„ Margaret, spouse to John Anderson, indweller in Langnuddrie 11 Jan. 1650 
Marion, spouse to John Finlay, in the Castlehill, par. of 

Bathgate 2 July 1639 

Robert, in Bowland, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 31 May 1631 

Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Euphame 

Fairlie, his spouse 16 Apr. 1646 

Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 June 1674 

See also Binning, Marion. 
Robert, indweller in Edinburgh 27 Apr. 1687 

Thomas, elder, citiner of Brechin 16 Jan. 1604 

Thomas, lawful son to umquhile Alexander L., gardener in 

the Dean 20 Oct. 1662 

William, in Eister-Cratho, par. of Preston, constab. of 

Haddington 16 Mar. 1620 

William, sometime servitor to Sir John Hammiltoun, of 

Ridhouse, knight 14 May 1642 

William, son lawful to umquhile Alexander L., gardener 

in the Dean 2 Mar. 1663 

William, writer in Edinburgh. See Hepburne, Jeane. 









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Lidderdaill, Mary. See Scott, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 

,, Mr. Robert, Regent of the College of Edinburgh 5 June 1690 

Lieburne, Eufame, sometime spouse to James Lessellis, in Liltill- 

Balquhomrie, |>ar. of Leslie, in Fife 19 Jan. 1602 

Lies, William, younger, in Luprit 24 Nov. 1670 

,, William, tenant and fermourer in Hoppringle 9 Dec. 1670 

Lightbody, Adam, in Cantes-Craig 27 July 1655 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Geills Kniblo, 

his spouse 2 Nov. 1649 

„ James, in Easter-Cautie 7 July 1670 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow. See Scheill, Jonet. 
„ John, merchant in Edinburgh 1 Feb. 1643 

„ Margaret, spouse to James Stevinsoun, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 2 Nov. 1649 

„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Feb. 1669 

Lightharness (Lychtharnes), Marion, relict of William Ellem, in 
Northfeild, and sometime spouse to Mathew Stevin, 
in Northfield of Coldingham, sher. of Berwick 27 June 1605 

Lillie, Alexander, tailor in Edinburgh 17 July 1667 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Mungo Ross, baxter, burgess 

of Edinburgh 29 Oct. 1612 

„ James, in Wintoune 7 Aug. 1669 

„ James, gardener in Wintoun. See Anderson, Jeane. 
„ John, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1603 

See a/so M'Kie, Isobel. 
„ Robert, in Tranent 29 Mar. 1682 

„ William, deacon-convener at Haddington. Sec Carrell, Marion. 
Lin, Hew, in Luismylne, and Margaret Hodge, his spouse 5 June 1637 

,, Margaret, relict of Robert Luk, in the Queensferry 23 May 1671 

Lindores, James, Lord 25 July 1671 

Lindsay (Lyndesay), Agnes, relict of Harry Graham, of Morphie, 

knight, par. of Eglisrig, in the Mearns 31 July 1605 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to Alexander Burnet, in Auch- 

kairney, par. of Fordoun, in the Mearns 10 Mar. 1603 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to David Norie, skinner, citiner in Brechin 

13 July 1602 
„ Agnes, relict of John Fentoun, sometime comptroller-clerk 

to our Sovereign Lord, indweller in Edinburgh 26 Nov. 1616 

„ Agnes, relict of Alexander Turnbull, sailor in Leith 3 June 1647 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1606 

„ Alexander, armourer, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Feb. 1653 

„ Alexander, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Feb. 1696 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 May 1698 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Adam, 

Barbara : and Wilson, Alison. 
„ Alexander, in Blanter-ferme. See Jonkine, Jonet ; and 

Whattalls, Marion. 
,, Alexander, of Dowhill. See Ross, Jonet. 

„ Andro, blacksmith, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 1606 

„ Andro, tailor, burgess of the Canongate. See Robson, Agnes. 
„ Annabel, relict of Alexander Dikiesone, in Dirletoun, par. 

of Gulane, constab. of Haddington 28 Nov. 1603 

„ Barbara, relict of George Smailholm, portioner of Salt- 

preston, constab. of Haddington 8 June 1637 

„ Dame Barbara, relict of Sir John Dalmahoye, of that Ilk, knight 22 Oct. 1657 
„ Barnard, in Inglisberrie-grange, par. of Pettinane, sher. of Lanark 

1 1 June 1605 
„ Barnard, of Lochhill 23 Feb. 1628 

See a/so Logan, Barbara. 
,, Bessie, sometime spouse to David Bowman, burgess of Edinburgh 

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Lindsay (Lyndesay), David, Bishop of Ross, indweller in Leith 

17 Dec. 1613 and 12 Mar. 1634 
Mr. David, minister at Leith 24 Feb. 1627 

See also Hepburn, Margaret. 
David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 July 1629 

See also Innes, Jeane ; and Richardson, Margaret. 
Mr. David, sometime Lord Bishop of Edinburgh 

25 Mar. 1642, 8 Nov. 1643, and 15 July 1662 
David, gentleman of his Majesty's Troop of Guard 12 May 1687 

Dorathie. See Robson, James, sailor in Prestonpans. 
Duncan, indweller in Leith 15 Mar. 1637 

See also Tulloch, Elizabeth. 
Elizabeth, sometime spouse to George Lyndesay, fiar of 

Kevill, par. of Dunfermline, in Fife 29 Jan. 1603 

Elizabeth, sometime spouse to James Gairdin, in Lawres- 

toun, par. of Longforgind, sher. of Perth 17 Feb. 1603 

Elizabeth, sometime spouse to John Quhytfurde, of that Ilk, 

par. of Paisley, sher. of Renfrew 25 Feb. 1604 

Elizabeth, sometime spouse to George Smailhome, indweller in Leith 

26 Mar. 1604 
Elizabeth, in the Canongate 12 Jan. 1637 

Elspeth, pupil daughter lawful to umquhile James L., bur- 
gess of Dundee 14 Mar. 1609 
Elspeth, spouse to Mr. Robert Oswald, in Pencaitland, 

constab. of Haddington 12 June 1635 

Gawin, metstar, indweller in Leith 4 July 1605 

George, timberman, indweller in Leith. See Redpath, Bessy. 
Helen, Lady Cranston 12 Oct. 1658 

Isobel, spouse to David Kynneir, of that Ilk 3 Mar. 1608 

Isobel, sometime spouse to Alexander Izatt, wright, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 10 Sept. 1640 
Isobel, widow in Dolphingstoun 16 Nov. 1648 
James, of Dowhill, par. of Cleische, Fife 28 Oct. 1601 
James, portioner of Drumcavill, par. of Cadder, regal, of Glasgow 

30 Dec. 1603 and 3 Apr. 1605 
James, printer, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Dec. 1649 

James, of Mont 22 July and 22 Dec. 1674 

James, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 1 July 1686 

James, draper, burgess of Glasgow. See Maxwell, Marie. 
James, son to Mr. John L., minister at Killcrathaman. 

See Strang, Agnes. 
Jane, sometime spouse to Archibald Irving, of Quhytstane, 
goodman of Mure ailhouses, par. of Strachauchine, 
in the Mernes 31 July 1601 

Jean, spouse to Robert Lindsay of Balgoney 3 Mar. 1608 

Jean, sometime spouse to James Broune, in Prestoun, par. 

of Ormestoun, constab. of Haddington 10 Jan. 1629 

Dame Jean, Lady Torphichen 8 Mar. 1662 

Sir Jerome, of Annetland, knight, commisserie of Edinburgh 10 Nov. 1642 
Mr. John, of Balcarres, sometime secretary to our Sove- 
reign Lord, Senator of the College of Justice 11 Aug. 1601 
John, of Balcarres, par. of Kilconquharj.Fife 11 Aug. 1601 
John, in Birth wod, par. of Culter, sher. of Lanark 7 Dec. 1601 
John, in Corsrig, par. of Carmichaell, sher. of Lanark 9 Dec. 1605 
Sir John, of Wodwray, knight, in Latoun, par. of Inner- 

kelour, in Angus (Vol. 45) 19 Dec. 1609 

See also Keith, Dame Margaret. 
John, of Dunkany, par. of Essie, sher. of Forfar 24 Feb. 1643 

John, indweller in Kirknewtoun 4 June 1646 

John, armourer, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Aug. 1646 

John, shoe-maker in Dirleton 7 Nov. 1682 



24$ Commissariot of Edinbtirgh. [1601-1700. 

Lindsay (Lyndesay), John, minister of Carstairs. See Forrest, Jonet. 
Mr. John, minister at Aberlemno. See Macgill, Margaret. 
John, in Newhall. See Menzies, Elizabeth. 
John, of Covington. Sec Somervell, Marion. 
John, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh. See Thounes, Margaret. 
Jonet, sometime spouse to John Inglis, of Stratyrum, par. 

of St. Andrews, in Fife 31 July 1602 

(Catherine, sometime spouse to Duncan Robertsoun, of 

Dolcaben, sher. of Perth 18 July 1606 

Margaret, Lady Cleische, relict of Robert Colvill, of Cleische 15 May 1602 
Margaret, relict of William Bickertoun, in Haddington 17 May 1605 

Margaret, sometime spouse to William Waiche, brother- 

german to John W., Laird of Dawik, sher. of Peebles 29 June 1605 
Margaret, sometime spouse to William Mastertoun, slater 

in Leith 16 May 1638 

Michael, son to umquhile John L., merchant, burgess of Glasgow 

17 June 1601 
Patrik, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 1618 

Patrick, in Dirlton, and John L., his son, there, par. of 

Dirlton, constab. of Haddington 9 Aug. 1631 

Patrick, late Archbishop of Glasgow 25 July 1662 

Patrik, in Collegsteid. See Harret, Marion. 
Patrik, of Kirkforther. See Orme, Helen. 
Robert, in Benthall of Over-scheillis, par. of Kilbryd, sher. 

of Lanark 25 Oct. 1603 

Robert, minister at Corstorphine and Gogar, sher. of Edinburgh 

30 Oct. 1624 
Robert, in Dalhoussie, par. of Cockpen, sher. of Edinburgh n Feb. 1632 
Mr. Robert 1 June 1650 

Robert, sometime merchant in Dundee 1 July 1697 

Robert, of Dunrod. See Schaw, Elizabeth. 
Sibilla, spouse to John Littlejohn, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

6 Sept. 1667 
Sir Walter, of Balgays 18 May 1608 

Walter, mariner in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 6 May 161 1 

William, in the Mylnetoun of Auchtertuill, in Fife 

20 June 1601 and 14 Jan. 1603 
„ William, in Birth wod, par. of Culter, sher. of Lanark 6 and 30 Dec. 1606 

See also Broun, Jonet. 
„ Mr. William, schoolmaster at the West-port of Edinburgh 18 Sept. 1661 
Linlithgow, George, Earl of 8 Oct. 1695 and 27 May 1699 

„ Countess of. See Douglas, Dame Marie. 
„ John, blacksmith, in Polcatsleifif, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. 

of Edinburgh 2 Oct. 1621 

,, John, elder, burgess of Musselburgh. See Macquhain, Marion. 
„ William, of Drygrange. See Home, (Catherine. 

See also Lithgow. 
Linning, Robert, in Brownyngsyd, par. of Monkton, sher. of Lanark 

22 Jan. 1 60 1 
See also Finlay, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, in Baluthine. See Allan, Jonet. 
Lintoun, Helen, sometime spouse to William Kempt, in Auld- 

hamestokis, constab. of Haddington 6 Apr. 1627 

Isobel, and Thomas Sheill, in Dalkeith 1 1 July 1683 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Mar. 1675 

John, in Montqueiche. See Leg, Jonet. 

Mr. Robert, advocate 25 July 1608 

Robert, in Dalkeith. See Gait, Agnes. 
Listoun, Andro, in Myreside. See Broun, Marion. 

,, Archibald, in Dalray-hauchs, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 

4 Feb. 1622 



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Listoun, John, fermourer in Keidhouse I Mar. 1653 

„ John, in Tranent. See Seton, Agnes. 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Fad, servitor to Florence 
Listoun, in Gogar, par. of Corstorphine, sher. of 
Edinburgh 23 July 1635 

„ Patrick, in Over Newlistoun. See Dundas, Jonet. 

„ Patrick, of Whitlandes. See Somervell, Jonet. 

„ Thomas, indweller in Nether Gogar 11 June 1652 

See also Kinloch, Bessie. 

„ Thomas, in Gogar. See Thomson, Helen. 

„ William, in Over Newlistoun, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 

30 Mar. 1637 
Lithgow, George, in the Nethertoun of Carmichaell. See Cook, Jonet. 

„ Gideon, printer, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Dec. 1663 

„ James, elder, tailor in Musselburgh 29 Jan. 1603 

„ James, crealman, burgess of Musselburgh, par. of Inveresk, 

sher. of Edinburgh 9 Oct. 1638 

„ James, wheel-wright, burgess of Edinburgh 7 May 1663 and 16 July 1668 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Lanark. See Graham, Alison. 
„ James, elder, in Musselburgh. See Mure, Marion. 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Aug. 1669 

„ Margaret, lawful daughter to James L., wheel-wright, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1648 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1646 
„ Thomas, mealmaker at the West-port. See Anderson, Margaret. 
,, William, mason in Fisherraw, burgess of Musselburgh 22 Jan. 1657 
„ William, son lawful to the deceased James L., wheel-wright, 

burgess of Edinburgh 9 Dec. 1670 

„ William, writer in Edinburgh, sometime indweller in Leith 

16 June 1699 and 11 Feb. 1718 
Litster, David, burgess of the Canongate. See Wright, Alison. 

,, George, merchant in the Canongate 4 Aug. 1649 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Silvester Craig, in Auldham- 

stokis, constab. of Haddington 17 Feb. 1601 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Linlithgow 31 Oct. 1684 

„ Simon, in Auldhamstokis, constab. of Haddington 13 Dec. 1615 

Little (Littill), Bessie, servitrix to George Todrig, elder, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 July 1621 
„ Bessie. See Galloway, Thomas, burgess of Haddington. 
„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1665 
,, Edward, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Sept. 1603 
„ Edward, skipper, burgess of the Queensferry 4 June 1663 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to Alexander Lowis, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

8 June 1614 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Thomas Bannatyne, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 29 Dec. 1615 

,, Isobel, sometime spouse to James Dawling, mariner in Queensferry 

11 Aug. 1627 
„ James, sometime chopman in Hassendean-burne, in Teviotdale 10 Aug. 1695 
„ James, in Crubbelaw. See Howiesoune, Bessie. 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 4 May 1619 

„ Mr. John, son lawful to umquhile William L., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 12 July 1624 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Burdon, 
Beatrix ; Dundas, Jean ; and Tweedie, Christian. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Heriot, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 Nov. 1 62 1 
„ Margaret, relict of William Strang, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

31 May 1609 
„ Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile William L., provost of Edinburgh 

10 Dec. 1617 



250 Commissariot of Edinbwgh. [1601-1700. 

Little (Littill), Margaret, spouse to John Calderheid, reader at 

the kirk of Bathgate 1 July 1645 

„ Margaret, spouse to Hector Foord, indweller in Edinburgh 8 June 1671 

„ Michael, in Gulane, constab. of Haddington 28 June 1608 

„ Patrik, schoolmaster, burgess of Edinburgh 28 May 1625 

See also Scharp, Margaret. 
„ Peter, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1634 and 9 Mar. 1636 

„ Sara, sometime spouse to James Dickson, writer in Edinburgh 

22 Aug. 1 61 8 

„ Sara, spouse to Walter Rankein, of Orchzeard-head 26 Aug. 1687 

„ William, burgess of Edinburgh 16 June 1603 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1625 

See also Lowis, Elizabeth ; and Richardson, Isobel. 
„ Mr. William, of Over-Liberton, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 

26 May 1 63 1 

„ Mr. William, of Over-Liberton 24 Jan. 1662 

See also Speir, Isobel. 

„ William, of Over-Liberton 23 Mar. 1686 

See also Craig, Margaret. 

Littlejohn, Adam, notary at Lundie-mylne, in Eife 22 May 1607 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Purves, Margaret. 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, younger 3 June 1664 

„ John, writer in the Canongate 22 Alar. 1653 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Adamson, 
Anna ; Keltie, Jonet ; Lindsay, Sibilla ; and 
Ramsay, Katherine. 
„ Katherine, daughter lawful to umquhile John Littilljohn, 

indweller in Edinburgh 7 July 1614 
„ Katherine, and Thomas Crichton, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh, her husband 17 Oct. 1667 
„ Marion, and Henry Stenhouse, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her spouse 9 Jan. 1657 
„ Michaell, maltman, burgess of Glasgow 24 Apr. 1605 
„ Mr. Robert, student of Divinity 6 May 1646 
„ Mr. Robert, indweller in the Canongate 31 July 1658 
„ Thomas, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1676 
Littlewood, Robert, sometime servitor to Sir John Sinclair of 

Steinston, knight, and John Trotter of Mortonhall 28 Dec. 1643 

Liverance, Andrew, tailor in Tranent 27 Sept. 1669 

„ John, chamberlain to the Countess of Wintoun H. 11 Oct. 1655 

Livingstoun, Adam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Weir, Rebecca. 

,, Air. Alexander, advocate 20 June 1634 

See also Mauchane, Isobel. 
„ Alexander and Margaret, bairns lawful to umquhile Andrew 

L., sometime baron-baillie of Bruchton 20 Mar. 1650 

,, Sir Alexander, of Craigcngall 21 Feb. 1696 
„ Mr. Alexander, minister at Biggar. See Ramsay, Helen. 

„ Allan, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Jan. 1633 

„ Andro, baxter, citiner in St. Andrews 2 June 1609 

,, Andro, indweller in Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1624 

„ Anna, sister lawful to umquhile . . . L., of Kilsyth 3 Aug. 1653 

„ Mr. Archibald, minister of Saltoun, constab. of Haddington 6 Sept. 1633 

„ Dame Cristian, Viscountess of Oxinfuird 23 Nov. 1665 

„ David, in Abbotisgrange, par. of Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 19 July 1603 

„ David, in St. Andrews, sometime indweller in Craigfuthie 30 Jan. 1606 

„ David, in the Mains of Cranstoun 22 Dec. 1649 

„ David, wheel-wright in Dalkeith 13 June 1674 
„ David, in Over-Cranstoun. See Cranstoun, Margaret. 
„ Elizabeth, lawful daughter to the deceased Mr. Alexander 

L., parson of Haills 30 July 1678 

„ Geillis, and William Dobie, in Brigneis, her husband 28 Mar. 1662 









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Livingstoun, George, of Putoun-mylne, par. of Dunce, sher. of Berwick 

16 Feb. 1605 
„ George, of Saltcoats 9 Mar. 1668 

„ Gilbert, in Uterstoun, par. of Tempell 31 July 1679 

„ Henry, cooper, burgess of the Canongate 30 Mar. 1654 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to James Bruntoun, cordiner in 

Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 11 July 1638 

„ Isobel, spouse to James Thomson, flescher, burgess of Haddington 

4 June 1670 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 22 Sept. 1614 

„ James, brother to Robert Levingstoun, of Inschmauchane 1 Aug. 161 7 
„ James, indweller in Howatstoune, par. of Calder, sher. of Linlithgow 

9 June 1647 
Major James 16 Mar. 1669 and 8 July 1670 

Mr. James, M.D. 22 July 1682 and 10 June 1715 

See also Burnett, Barbara. 
William, in Meikle Blaikburne 6 July 1684 

James, in Inveresk. See Jameson, Jonet. 
James, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh. See Leggat, Agnes. 
John, servitor to Roger M'Naucht, baillie, burgess of Edinburgh 

29 Feb. 1604 
Jeane, relict of James Caddell, baxter, indweller in Caldtoun 11 May 1646 
John, in Wester- Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 1 June 1624 

John, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Oct. 1649 

John, in North Berwick H. 16 June 1656 

John, burgess and indweller in the Canongate 22 July 1657 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Aug. 1670 

John, burgess and late treasurer in the Canongate 15 Aug. 1687 

John, burgess of the Canongate. See Mill, Margaret. 
John, of Greinhill. See Rig, Elizabeth. 

Jonet, lawful daughter to umquhile James L., of Langton 8 July 1687 

Libra, relict of John Hamilton, brother-german to the sheriff 

of Linlithgow 9 Sept. 1607 

Margaret, indweller in Leith 27 Apr. 1647 

Dame Marie, relict of James, Lord Ochiltrie 31 Mar. 1687 

Marion, sometime spouse to Samuel Kinloch, in Leith 4 Nov. 1629 

Marion. See Andrew, John, of Barbourlands. 
Patrik, of Saltcoats, par. of Gullane, constab. of Haddington 31 Dec. 1614 

See also Fawsyde, Marion. 
Mr. Patrick, of Saltcottis 22 Aug. 1640 

Mr. Patrick, brother to the deceased . . . L., of Saltcoats 25 June 1668 
Mr. Patrick. See Aitchisoun, Barbara. 

Robert, burgess of Lanark 18 Apr. 1604 

Robert, in Outterstoun, par. of Tempill, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Nov. 1637 
Robert, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Aikman, Agnes ; 
and Home, Katherine. 
„ Samuel, Captain in Sir William Douglas' Regiment of Foot 8 Oct. 1696 
„ Thomas, elder, of Hanyng, par. of St. Marois, sher.' of Stirling 10 July 1605 

See also Nicoll, Elizabeth. 
„ Thomas, in Wester-Binning, par. of Linlithgow 
„ Thomas, in Howatstoun, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Mr. Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Thomas, in Borrowstounes. See Tod, Margaret. 
„ William, of Kilsythe 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Mr. William, writer in Edinburgh, and Mr. John 

Doctor of Physic 
„ William, brewer in the Canongate. See Garner, Lillias. 
Loch, Edward, burgess of Edinburgh 

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252 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Loch, Esther, sometime spouse to Edward L., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 23 Feb. 1610 

„ Henry, indweller in Edinburgh 16 Jan. 1624 

„ Henry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 May 1671 

„ Henry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Arthour, 

Elizabeth ; and Ramsay, [Catherine. 
,, James, of Drylaw, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 May 1653 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Barclay, Margaret. 
,, Jonet, relict of Mr - . Nicoll Edward, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 11 Feb. 1682 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to William Gillies, in Cumledge- 

Walkmylne, par. of Dunce, sher. of Berwick 12 Mar. 1606 

„ Robert, in Paistoun H. 22 Apr. 1653 

„ Thomas, cordincr, indweller in Edinburgh. See Steill, Beiggie. 
„ William, poultryman, burgess of Edinburgh 21 June 1605 

„ William, fermorer in Gilmerton-muir 14 Aug. 1688 

Lochheid, David, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. See Sympson, J cane. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to Abraham Rowand, in Dein- 

field, par. of Govane, sher. of Renfrew 19 Dec. 1603 

,, Isobel, sometime spouse to Robert Craig, in Muirhous, 

par. of Paisley, sher. of Renfrew 30 May 1606 

Lochoir, Jonet, relict of Gawin Douglas, sometime portioner of 

Grange, par. of Dunfermline, Fife 6 June 1606 

Lock, Cristian, sometime spouse to George Robesone, in Falahill, 

par. of Heriot, sher. of Edinburgh 19 May 1613 

„ William, in Ha-Heriot-kirk, and Isobel Deanes, his spouse 15 May 1637 
Lockhart, Agnes, spouse to Mr. Robert Prestoun 4 Feb. 1657 

„ Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1684 

„ Mr. Alexander, of Braidschaw. See Dalmahoy, Margaret. 
„ Andro, son lawful to umquhile John L., of Bar, indweller 

in Edinburgh 2 July 1624 

„ Catherine, and Robert Barklay, of Pearstoun, her spouse 24 Sept. 1661 
„ Christian, relict of John Vernour, younger of Auchindiny, 
and last spouse to Andrew Lyne, in Loustane, par. 
of Leswaid, sher. of Edinburgh 12 Feb. 1601 

„ Gawin, merchant, burgess of Lanark 21 Oct. 1602 

„ George, of Glenzairdis, burgess of Ayr 23 July 1606 

„ Sir George, of Carnewath, president to the Session 3 Apr. 1690 

„ Grissell, spouse to James Stevinson, in Powbeth, par. of 

West Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 4 June 1646 

„ James, elder, of Ley, par. of Lanark 22 July 1603 

„ James, his Majesty's herald 5 July 1678 

„ James, fear of Ley. See Weir, Jane. 
,, Jane, sometime spouse to John Sandielandis, of Murisdykis, 

par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 6 Nov. 1601 

,, John, in Caidschcill, par. of Dunce, sher. of Berwick 14 June 1606 

,, John, dagmaker in the Potterraw 29 Mar. 1608 

„ John, sledder in Leith 17 Nov. 1645 

„ Mr. John, indweller in Edinburgh 10 Aug. 1647 

„ Sir John, of Castlehill, and James L., of Castlehil, his son 10 Aug. 1696 
John, mariner in Prestonpans 6 Sept. 1667 

Margaret, spouse to George Drumond of Carlowrie 25 Aug. 1653 

Marion, spouse to John Clarkson, indweller in the Kirktoun 

of Bathgate 11 Oct. 1652 

Mark, cooper in Prestonpans. See Hight, Marion. 

Mungo, of Harwood 5 Feb. 1680 

Mungo, of Howdein. See Muir, Jeane. 
Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 July 1664, 9 Mar. 1668, and 16 Feb. 1671 
See also Fleming, Agnes. 
Robert, sailor in Prestonpans 9 June 1676 



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1601-1700.] Com?nissarzot of Edinburgh. 253 

Lockhart, Samuel, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Sinclair, Jonet. 
„ Sara, dochter lawful to umquhile William Lokhart of Wicketshaw 

11 Mar. 1608 
„ Stevin, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Mar. 1627 

„ Stephen, brother-german to Allan L., of Cleghorn, indweller 

in Edinburgh 23 Sept. 1629 

„ William, indweller in Leith 25 Dec. 1646 

„ Sir William, their Majesties' late Solicitor 3 Sept. 1694 and 4 Apr. 1701 
„ William, of Wicketshaw. See Sandilands, Agnes. 
Lockie, Helen, widow in the Canongate 20 June 1654 

„ James, in Penbrekis, par. of Affleck in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 16 Nov. 1608 
„ John, in Caidscheill. See Loquharrat, Margaret. 

,, Thomas, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Aug. 1618 

„ William, quarrier in Dalkeith 13 Dec. 1682 

Logane, Alexander, wright, indweller in Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1626 

„ Alexander, baxter, burgess in Edinburgh 18 May 1632 

„ Mr. Andro, writer, indweller in Edinburgh 8 Apr. 1624 

See also Thomson, Jonet. 
„ Andro, of Grenelaw 13 Apr. 1642 

„ Andro, of Coitfeild, indweller in Edinburgh. See Pringle, 

Elizabeth ; and Swintoun, Margaret. 
„ Barbara, relict of Bernard Lindsay, of Lochehill 30 Sept. 1637 

„ David, Writer to the Signet 3 Mar. 161 5 

„ David, in Turnydykes, par. of Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1638 
„ David, skipper in Leith 25 June 1644 

See also Bell, Isobel. 
„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 July 1691 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Mr. John Young, of Reidhewis 20 July 1624 
„ George, skipper, indweller in Leith 12 Sept. 1617 

„ George, sometime of Bonnyton 4 Mar. 1639 

„ George, of Bonnyton. See Garner, Marjory ; and Hepburn, Elizabeth. 
„ George, skipper, indweller in Leith. See Hodge, Jonet. 
„ Gilbert, colzear in Tranent 1 Aug. 1667 

„ Isobel, sometime servitrix to Thomas, Lord Byning, Lord 

President, secretary to his Majesty 5 Apr. 1619 

„ James, clerk of the Canongate 19 Feb. 1607 

„ James, eldest son and appeirand heir to George L., skipper, 

indweller in Leith 31 Mar. 1607 

„ James, of Personeknows 11 Jan. 1610 

„ James, in Vogrie, par. of Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 

5 Feb. 1620 and 8 Nov. 1633 
„ James, indweller in Stentoune 6 Mar. 1663 

„ Mr. James, clerk of the Canongate 25 Jan. 1668 

„ Mr. James, merchant, minister at Lesswaid 29 July 1670 

„ John, portioner of the Flures, indweller in Restalrig, par. of Leith 

17 Dec. 1606 
„ John, son to John L., of Coustoun, maltman, indweller in Leith 

26 Feb. 1610 
„ John, in Turnydykes, par. of Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 11 June 1635 
,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Oct. 1635 

„ John, of Cowstoun 18 Mar. 1650 

„ John, oursman to the Earl of Wintoun his coilwork in East-Lothian 

H. 15 Mar. 1655 
„ John, in Westscheill. See Clerk, Katherine. 
„ John, indweller in Leith. See Fairlie, Elizabeth. 
„ John, portioner of Bonnington. See Fairney, Grissell. 
„ John, coilhewar in Elphingstoun. See Landells, Katherine. 
„ John, portioner of Restalrig. See Whippo, Bessie. 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Coleine, indweller in 
the house called the Deinheid, beside Langniddrie, 
par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 19 Jan. 1620 



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Logane, Margaret, sometime spouse to John Hamilton, apothecar, 

burgess of Edinburgh 27 Oct. 1625 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Claud Hamiltoun, burgess of Edinburgh 

27 Aug. 1627 
„ Marion, spouse to Robert Bryssoune, indweller in Fisherraw 4 Apr. 1648 
„ Patrik, indweller in Leith 30 Nov. 1613 

„ Robert, of Restalrig, par. of Leith 31 Jan. 1607 

„ Robert, messenger, indweller in Edinburgh 1 Feb. 1634 

„ Mr. Robert, indweller in Leith 8 Sept. 1653 

„ Sibilla, relict of Patrick Douglas, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

26 Feb. 1645 
„ Thomas, in Stronepatrik, par. of Dairy, sher. of Kirkcudbright 31 July 1602 
„ Thomas, in Fisherow, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 

14 July 1643 an d 4 Dec. 1649 
„ Thomas, brewer in Leith 27 July 1669 

„ William, skipper in Leith 4 Nov. 1644 

„ William, servitor to Sir George Lockart, knight, advocate 25 Mar. 1668 
„ William, maltman in Leith. See Mowbray, Isobell. 
Logie, Archibald, skipper, burgess of Queensferry. See Wilson, Marion. 
„ George, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Mar. 1626 

„ George, mariner in South Queensferry 10 Sept. 1629 

„ George, baillie of Queensferry. See Dundas, Margaret ; 

and Thomson, Helen. 
„ Gilbert, burgess of the South Queensferry 18 Jan. 161 1 

See also Mowbray, Margaret. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to William Broun, indweller in Leith 27 Nov. 1602 
,, James, son lawful to umquhile Gilbert L., in Queensferry 16 Feb. 1616 

„ James, mariner, burgess of Queensferry 30 July 1618 

„ John, portioner of Cramond, indweller in Edinburgh. See 

Fuird, Margaret. 
„ John, in Glencraig. See Sinclair, Agnes. 

„ Jonet, widow, indweller in Leith 16 Nov. 1636 

Logtoun, Thomas, portioner of Grange. See Philp, Jonet. 
Loquharrat, Margaret, sometime spouse to John Lockie, in 

Caidscheill, par. of Dunse, sher. of Berwick 8 May 1605 

Lorimer, James, in Samelstoun H. 24 Oct. 1656 

„ James, tanner, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Apr. 1666 

„ Stephen, belt-maker, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Apr. 1622 

„ Stephen, burgess of Edinburgh. See Crawfurd, Katherine. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Nov. 1679 

Lothian (Lowthiane), Colonel . . . merchant, burgess of 
Edinburgh. See Hay, Anna. 
,, James, indweller in Edinburgh 12 Dec. 1668 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Dec. 1608 

„ Mr. John, minister at Livinstoune 9 Dec. 1670 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Murray, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 27 Aug. 1619 

„ Margaret, relict of Archibald Layng, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

30 June 1607 
„ Marion, relict of James Baly, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Feb. 1659 
„ Mark, Earl of, senator of the College of Justice 

16 July 1610 and 6 July 1621 
See also Maxwell, Dame Margaret. 
„ Richard, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Peacock, Jean. 
Loudir, Marion, relict of Francis Chirinsyd, presenter at the 

kirk of Hellis 22 July 1668 

Loudoun, Alison, sometime spouse to David Law, elder, burgess 

of Kirkcaldy 4 Aug. 1603 

„ Andro, tailor in Avendaill, sher. of Lanark 23 Dec. 1606 

„ Hew, Lord of. See Gordon, Dame Margaret. 
„ James, mariner in Kirkcaldy 3 June 1656 



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Loudoun, James, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 
Louther, Agnes. See Abercrombie, Mathew, in Howburne. 
Loverand, James, potter, burgess of Perth 
Low, Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Henry, in Anstruther. See Anderson, Marion. 

„ Margaret, relict of James Lessells, in Pitlochie, par. of 
Strameglo, Fife 

„ Peter, barber in Portsburgh 

„ William, merchant, indweller in Edinburgh 
Lowart, Margaret. See Pirie, Alexander, in Linton-brig. 
Lowis, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Little, Elizabeth. 

,, Elizabeth, sometime spouse to William Litle, merchant, 
burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Geillis. See Walker, Thomas, wobster in the Canongate. 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Stevinsoun, burgess 

,, Margaret, sometime spouse to John Burgane, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Ninian, son to umquhile Ninian L., burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Mr. Ninian, of Merchiestoune 

„ Ninian, chirurgeon-apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Robert, second lawful son to the deceased Alexander L., 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Thomas, in Over-Fala, par. of Ettilstoun, sher. of Peebles 
„ Thomas, of Plora, par. of St. Marie kirk, in Ettrik Forrest, 

sher. of Selkirk 
„ Thomas, in Eistloch, par. of Ettilstoun, sher. of Peebles 
„ Thomas, indweller in Howburn, par. of Borthwick, sher. 

of Edinburgh 
„ William, in Clarkingtoun-mains, par. of Clarkingtoun, 

sher. of Edinburgh 
„ William, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ William, in Ettilstoun. See Bell, Bessie. 
Lowrie. See Lawrie. 

Lowsoune, Cristian, relict of Walter Cant, indweller in Leith 
„ George, burgess of Dundee. See Cowtie, Isobell. 
„ John, cotter in the border of Leyis, par. of Innerkelour, 

sher. of Forfar 
„ Jonet, spouse sometime to Patrik Graham, skinner, burgess 

of Edinburgh 
„ William, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 
Lucas, John, in Arintullie, par. of Birse, sher. of Aberdeen 
Lugy, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 
Luikup, Euphame, widow, indweller in Leith 
„ James, skipper in Leith 

See also Bad, Elspeth. 
„ James, younger, skipper in Leith 
„ Janet, sometime spouse to John Broune, elder, skipper in 

the north side of the Bridge of Leith 
„ John, skipper in Leith, and Jonet Sibbett, his spouse 
„ John, skipper in Leith 
„ William, skipper, indweller in Leith 

See also Hutcheson, Katherine. 
„ William, timberman in Leith 
Lumsden, Agnes, relict of John Campbell, indweller in Leith 
„ Andro, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Cor, Agnes. 
„ Mr. Charles, minister at Duddingston 
„ David, in Mordingtoun-Tounheid, sher. of Berwick 
„ David, in Newbigging of Kinghorn, in Fife 

See also Aitken, Isobel. 



25 Nov. 1 68 1 

20 June 1607 
1 May 1649 



23 July 1601 

8 May 1685 

27 June 1608 

17 July 1654 



19 Sept. 1614 

of Peebles 

10 May 1604 

22 June 1627 
19 May 1608 
29 Jan. 1666 
19 Jan. 1689 

17 July 1654 
19 July 1602 

15 July 1603 
7 Mar. 1604 

21 Feb. 1653 

31 Jan. 1612 

11 Nov. 1624 



26 May 1603 



26 June 1606 

11 July 1628 
23 July 1624 
6 Mar. 1604 
23 July 1605 
30 Nov. 1658 
3 Dec. 1631 

3 Dec. 1647 

11 Mar. 1637 
25 Apr. 1645 

14 July 1648 

3 June 1614 

11 Apr. 1646 

15 Oct. 1645 

4 June 1631 

5 Apr. 1606 
22 July 1609 



256 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Lumsden, David, sometime servitor to Lord Sempill H. 5 Jan. 1657 

„ Henry, chirurgeon, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Oct. 1606 

See also Fouler, Isobel. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Robert Arcbibald, burgess of Dysart 

(Vol. 45) 4 Oct. 1609 
„ Lucas, in Cokburnespeth. See Wallace, Nicolas. 

„ Thomas, maltman, citiner in St. Andrews 26 June 1607 

„ Thomas, mealmaker in Pleisance, beside Edinburgh 31 July 1622 

„ William, in Lurgbuie, par. of Inschadin, sher. of Perth 22 Feb. 1603 

„ William, in Lurgie-Towie. See Menzies, Elizabeth. 
„ William, gentleman of his Majesty's Privy Chalmer. See 
Hutcheson, Katherine. 
Lundie, Agnes, sometime spouse to James Spittell, of Leuchat, 

par. of Dagatie, Fife 15 Feb. 1604 

„ Andro, of Stratharlie. See Wood, Helen. 
„ David, brother lawful to umquhile Robert L., of Balgoney, in Fife 

20 Feb. 1604 
„ David, of Breriehill. See Stewart, Helen. 
„ Elizabeth, relict of Mr. William Lundie, of that Ilk, par. 

of Largo, Fife 10 June 1601 

„ Helen, spouse to George Lundy, younger of Gorthie, Perth 14 Aug. 1607 
„ Jeane, relict of James Buchannan, of Sherefhall 29 June 1633 

„ John, of that Ilk, par. of Largo, in Fife 8 Mar. 1606 

See also Durie, Margaret. 
„ Robert, of Newhall, in Fife 22 Feb. 1604 

„ Robert, of Spitell 27 Feb. 1656 

„ Thomas, skipper in Leith 9 May 1638 

„ Umphra, at Lundie-mylne. See Swyne, Elizabeth. 
Lyell or Lyle, Adam, burgess of Dunbar 25 Nov. 1630 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to William Downy, timberman in Leith 

23 Nov. 1626 
„ Arthur, factor and merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

25 Mar. 1668 and 15 Aug. 1668 
„ Bessie. See Drymmie, Bessie. 
„ Cristian, relict of James Thomson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 July 161 5 
„ Cornelius, mariner, indweller in Leith 13 Aug. 161 8 

See also Hog, Jonet. 
„ Frances, chirurgeon, burgess of Haddington 21 Feb. 1624 

„ Henry, porter to Robert, Earl of Lothian 24 Jan. 161 8 

„ Hew, indweller in Leith 7 Feb. 1620 

„ Isobel, spouse to John Nisbitt, in Beilheiven H. 29 Mar. 1653 

,, James, fisher in Newhaven 17 Jan. 1648 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Haddington. See Edingtoun, Janet. 
„ Jean, in Walk-mylnes of Cairington 7 Jan. 1679 

„ John, pupil son lawful to umquhile Peter L., in Kirktoun 

of Erroll, sher. of Perth 29 May 1606 

„ John, maltman, elder, indweller in Plesantis of Edinburgh 19 Mar. 1640 
„ John, maltman, in Plesantis of St. Cufhbert, par. of Edinburgh 

9 July 1643 

„ John, skinner, burgess of Haddington 15 June 1667 

„ John, in Glendook. See Scharpe, Alison. 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to William Hutchesoun, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 June 1602 

„ Katherine, relict of Walter Scot, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 May 1617 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Henry Rankene, in Myre- 

syde, par. of Innerkelour, in Angus 16 Dec. 1602 

„ Margaret, spouse to William Crawfuird, in North Berwick 6 May 1669 

„ Margaret, spouse to Robert Forrest, elder, merchant, bur- 
gess of Haddington 17 Dec. 1675 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 257 

Lyell or Lyle, Marjory, sometime spouse to James Sword, tenant 

to Gilbert Kirkwood, of Pilrig, par. of Currie, sher. 

of Edinburgh 10 Dec. 1635 
„ Marie, relict of William Dalgleische, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 29 Feb. 1648 

„ Peter, in Kirktoun of Erroll, sher. of Perth 28 May 1606 

„ Robert, in North Berwick 14 June 1605 

„ Robert, servitor to my Lord Argyle 9 Aug. 1605 
„ Thomas, in Knokildonise, and Agnes Cowane, his spouse, 

par. of Innerwick, and constab. of Haddington 13 Jan. 1601 

,, Thomas, in Inschgray, par. of Kynnoull, sher. of Perth 29 May 1606 

„ Mr. Thomas, servitor to Mr. Alexander Peeblis, advocate 17 July 16 18 

„ Thomas, in Belheaven 26 Apr. 1687 
„ William, in the Coittoun of Innerpeffer, par. of St. Vigien, in Angus 

21 July 1602 

„ William, in Lintlaw 18 Feb. 1608 

„ William, elder, fishman, burgess of Edinburgh 15 July 1612 

„ William, in Dunbar 5 Dec. 1632 

,, William, vintiner and indweller in the Canongate 18 Sept. 1661 
„ William, younger of Basindean 27 July and 18 Aug. 1669 and 30 June 1670 
„ William, in North Berwick. See Sinclair, Jonet. 
„ William, burgess of the Canongate. See Somervell, Agnes. 
Lyne, Andrew, in Loustane. See Lockhart, Christian. 

„ Beatrix, sometime spouse to Walter Craw, in Kirklistoun, 

sher. of Linlithgow 24 Jan. 1614 

„ Gilbert, in Kirklistoun 16 Feb. 1648 
,, Helen, sometime spouse to George Hutsoune, in Balcathie, 

par. of St. Memo, in Angus 15 Feb. 1609 

„ Patrik, merchant, burgess of Dundee 17 Jan. 1609 

,, Thomas, litster, burgess of Dundee 20 Jan. 1601 

„ Thomas, in Schipla, par. of Ettilstoune, sher. of Peebles 29 July 1601 

„ Thomas, in Eist-Both, par. of Ettilstoun, sher. of Peebles 7 Feb. 1604 
„ William, elder, maltman in Sewiltoun, par. of Dundonald, 

sher. of Ayr 1 June 1607 
,, William, in West-mure of Dundas. See Mair, Jonet. 
Lynie, Donald, alias Donald Flemyng. See Grieve, Jonet. 

Lyon, Alexander, in Mortoun, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 30 July 1631 

,, Alexander, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1646 

See also Auchinleck, Margaret. 

„ Andrew, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 24 May 1662 

David, in Selmes 9 Jan. 1649 
Helen. See Glen, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Glasgow. 
Isobel, sometime spouse to John Barclay, one of the baillies 

of the Canongate 5 Mar. and 23 Apr. 1607 

„ Isobel, and Thomas Clerkson, in Selimes, her husband 14 Nov. 1682 

„ James, in Corstoun 4 Dec. 1641 
„ John, maltman, burgess of Dundee, and Elspeth Scott,his spouse 22 June 1609 

„ John, of London, grocer 20 Aug. 1658 

„ John, of Brigtoune, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Feb. 1671 

„ Dame Margaret, relict of Sir James Stewart, of Ethay, knight 3 June 1657 

„ Patrik, burgess of Dundee 26 July 1605 
„ Patrik, alias Coupar, in Kynloche, par. of Lundeis, sher. of Perth 

13 Aug. 1608 
„ Patrik, sometime baillie, burgess of Dundee. See Bursie, Grissell. 

,, Robert, in Davenhill, par. of Hamilton, sher. of Lanark 22 May 1601 

„ Robert, in Drumgley, par. of Glammis, in Angus 25 May 1605 
M'Adam (M'Caddame), Andro, of Watterheid of Geich. See 

Kennedy, Cristian. 

„ David, in Low 16 May 1608 
„ Donald, in Watterheid, par. of St. John's Clachane, stew. 

of Kirkcudbright 20 May 1609 

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258 



Commissariot of Edinb?irgh. 



[ 1 601-1700. 



par. 



M'Adam (M'Caddame), James, indwcllcr in Sanchor 15 Nov. 

„ John, in Kainnonnoch, par. of Kellis, stew, of Kirkcudbright 31 Jan. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to William Cunynghame, of 

Polquharne, par. of Ochiltrie in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Robert Gordoun, in Knok- 

gray, par. of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 
„ Marion, daughter lawful to umquhile John M'C, in Arthro, 

par. of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 
„ Quintene, of Smetoun, par. of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 
„ Samuel, servitor to John, Master of Stair, Lord Secretary 

of State for Scotland 
„ Thomas, skinner in Edinburgh. See Mungall, Margaret. 
„ William, in Auldcrago. See Dunbar, Grecuia. 
M 'Alexander, Anna, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ Fergus, of Dalreoch, par. of Colmonell, in Carrick 
„ John, of Dalreoche, par. of Cammonell, in Carrick 
„ Margaret, spouse to Hew Kennedy, of Balkluny. 

Mayboill, in Carrick 
„ Thomas, of Crosclays, par. of Cammonell, in Carrick 
M'Allane, Katherine, sometime spouse to Nicoll M'Coneyng, 

Careltoun, par. of Glasertoun, sher. of Wigtown 
„ W 7 illiam, in Brounerig, par. of Halywode, sher. of Dumfries 
M'Allester, Isobel, daughter of Angus, sometime spouse to John 

M'Kainzie, of Garloch, in the place of Kinkell, par. 

of Logy and Urquhart, sher. of Inverness 
M 'Andrew, Elizabeth, spouse to Alexander Denoon, indweller 

in Canongate 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mitchell, Cristian. 
,, Jeane, relict of Alexander Balfour, indweller in Edinburgh 
M'Artnay, Alexander, servitor to Mr. Alexander Guthrie, 

common town-clerk of Edinburgh 
,, Alexander, servitor to Mr. John Hay, town-clerk of Edin- 
burgh. See Nisbet, Marion. 
„ Barbara, sometime spouse to Mr. John Scroggie, servitor 

to Sir John Schairpe, of Houstoun, knight, advocate 



of 



in 



3 Feb. 

29 July 

9 Nov. 
11 Mar. 

22 Aug. 



5 Nov. 
25 July 
24 June 

28 Feb. 
17 Mar. 

12 Nov. 
3 Mar. 



31 Dec. 

28 Feb. 

an. 

19 Apr. 

13 June 



Cristian, relict of Robert Hog, mariner in Leith 



4 Apr. 
9 Mar. 



,, George, in Cumdudzell. See Henderson, Blensche. 
„ James, indweller in Edinburgh 2 Aug. 

„ William, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Nov. 

See also Cowan, Christian. 
M'Aulay, Alison, spouse to Thomas Fisher, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 27 Apr. 

„ Aulay, writer in Edinburgh 20 May 1646 and 28 May 

„ Barbara, relict of James Measone, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 Dec. 
„ James, stabler, indweller in the Canongate 1 1 Dec. 

„ James, stabler, burgess in Edinburgh. See Fisher, Alison. 
„ James, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Oct. 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 

„ Jonet, spouse to Peter M'Cawlay, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 



Robert, airmourer, burgess of Edinburgh, and Beatrix 

Baxter, his spouse 
Thomas, Writer to the Signet. 
Thomas, writer in Edinburgh. 



See Wallace, Katherine. 
See Fairlie, Elizabeth. 



M'Bayth, Jonet, sometime spouse to John Hagart, in Mid- 
benchell, par. of Regortoun, sher. of Perth 

M'Birnie, Mathew, burgess of Dumfries 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Dumfries 

M'Bryde, Marion, sometime spouse to Andro Ahannay, in Gass, 
par. of Glenluce, sher. of Wigtown 



27 Feb. 
1 Dec. 



24 June 
14 Dec. 
26 July 



[672 
1604 

[604 

1601 

[601 
1605 

[694 



1674 
603 
605 

[604 
[607 

[606 
[604 



[602 
:69o 
[658 
[646 



[607 
[633 

603 
[616 



608 
649 

672 
641 

649 

647 

1639 

[645 



601 
601 
603 



26 July 1603 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 259 

M'Bryde, William, messenger, indweller in Edinburgh 17 Nov. 1625 

M'Cadderoch, John, in Barlauchlein, par. of Pennyghame, sher. 

of Wigtown 24 May 1606 

M'Caill, David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wight, Cristian. 
M'Cairne, John, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh. See Douglas, Cristian. 
M'Caitney, Barbara, daughter lawful to the deceased James M'C, 

procurator before the Town-court of Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1666 

„ Margaret, indweller in Edinburgh 24 Mar. 1648 

M'Call or M'Caull, Elizabeth, spouse to Robert Learmonth, 

merchant in Haddington 27 Sept. 1669 

„ Mr. Gawine, sometime minister at the kirk of Traquair ir May 1650 

,, Helen, sometime spouse to Mr. David Gourley, sometime 

indweller in Edinburgh, now in Leith 12 Apr. 1637 

„ Isobel, spouse to George Vingstoun, merchant, burgess of 

Ayr, now in St. John's Clauchane 16 May 1608 

„ John, markman, indweller in Edinburgh 9 July 1614 

„ John, maltman, burgess of Haddington H. 20 Dec. 1657 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See M'Morane, Isobel. 
„ Jonet, daughter lawful to umquhile Mungo M'C, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1647 

„ Jonet, spouse to John Rynd, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 July 1649 
,, Margaret, sometime spouse to Adam Bar, tailor, outwith 

the West port of Edinburgh 21 May 1625 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Reid, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 24 Jan. 1650 

„ Mungo, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Aug. 1658 

M'Calmont, Gilbert, burgess of Ayr 22 May 1605 

M'Calzean, Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Mr. James Wardlaw, advocate 

18 Dec. 1601 
„ Thomas, son lawful to umquhile Mr. Henry M'C, advocate 21 June 161 1 
M'Capie, Robert, burgess of the Canongate 17 June 1619 

M'Char, Stephane, in Schank of Glenmay. See Toruk, Jonet. 
M'Chrystiane, Adam, in Balmar. See M'Gill, Margaret. 
M'Chrystie, Simon, of Monkhill. See M'Clellane, Bessie. 
Maclaire, Adam, in Prestoun. See Wood, Jean. 

„ George, portioner of Prestoun 24 May 1662 and 25 Mar. 1689 

M'Clamroch, James, merchant in St. Johneis Clauchane, par. 

of Kellis, stew, of Kirkcudbright 22 Mar. 1604 and 10 Sept. 1605 
M'Clauchrie, John, in Mekill, elder in Mekill Beoch, par. of 

Kirkpatrik-Durhame, stew, of Kirkcudbright 6 July 1608 

M'Cleirie, John, elder, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 2 July 1647 

M 'Clellane, Bessie, sometime spouse to Simon M'Chrystie, of 

Monkhill, par. of Wigtown 11 July 1607 

„ John, in Overlaw. See Maxwell, Isobel. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Alexander Gordoun, in Knok- 

brax, par. of Kirkanders, stew, of Kirkcudbright 30 July 1601 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas M'Clellane, apeirand of 

Balmangand, par. of Sannik, stew, of Kirkcudbright 21 Aug. 1605 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to William M'Clellane, of Sannik, 

stew, of Kirkcudbright 29 Apr. 1607 

„ Margaret, relict of Harbert Gledstanis, burgess of Kirkcudbright 

29 Apr. 1607 
„ Mathew, in Sypeland of Bombie, par. and stew, of Kirkcudbright 

16 May 1604 

„ Thomas, in Colyn 26 May 1608 

„ William, of Galstoun, par. of Twynem, stew, of Kirkcudbright 24 May 1605 

„ William, of Balmangane, par. of Sannik, stew, of Kirkcudbright 2 June 1607 

M'Clene, Jonet, spouse to Ninian Reull, skinner, Edinburgh 24 Jan. 1629 

M'Clures, Mr. Thomas and Hew 24 July 1675 

M'Cohne, Bessie, sometime spouse to James Gallatly, merchant, 

burgess of Perth 25'July 1607 



260 Co?nmissariot of Edinburgh. [i 601-1700. 

M'Come, Jonet, sometime spouse to Patrik M'Kie, in Barquhois, 

par. of Kirkcowane, sher. of Wigtown 24 May 1606 

„ William, in Craufurdstoun, par. of Kirkmichaell in Carrick, 

sher. of Ayr 18 Nov. 1606 

M'Conachie, John, sailor in Leith 3 Dec. 1644 

M'Coneyng, Xicoll, in Careltoun. See M'Allane, Katherine. 

M'Connell, John, in Dalnaw, par. of Kells, stew, of Kirkcudbright 20 Jan. 1603 

„ John Dow, in Drumwairnie, par. of Urquhart, sher. of Nairn 7 Mar. 1604 

„ Robert, indweller in Leith. See Hadden, Elspeth. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Jan. 1650 

See also Humble, Jean. 
M'Cormok, John, in Drumbeoch, par. of Kells, and stew, of Kirkcudbright 

22 May 1601 
M'Cornat, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 June 1675 

M'Corne, Mr. Samuel, Doctor of the Grammar School of 

Edinburgh 16 July 1674 

M'Coull, Bessie, spouse to David Hodge, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 May 1667 
„ John, officer, burgess of Edinburgh 24 May 1627 

„ John, flesher, burgess of the Canongate, and Margaret 

Wardlaw, his spouse 29 June 1647 

„ Robert, flesher, burgess of the Canongate. See Modrell, Bessie. 
M 'Courtney, Katherine, in . . . ofNetherlaw 3 Feb. 1608 

M'Crekane, Alexander, in Craigenbeoch 7 Jan. 1608 

,, Anthone, burgess of Wigtown 20 June 1606 

M'Crochart, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Mar. 1659 

M 'Crone, Hew, sometime servitor to the Laird of Conynghameheid 7 Nov. 1663 
„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 13 Feb. 1604 

„ John, in Glenmuik-Loch. See Paterson, Jonet. 
M'Cubin, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Haddoway, Marie. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 July 1605 

See also Somervell, Jonet. 
M'Cuire, Christian, lawful daughter to the deceased Edward 
M'Cuir, burgess of Edinburgh, sometime indweller 
in Leith 13 Dec. 1694 

M'Culloch, Alexander, son to umquhile William M'C, of Myrtoun 

11 Sept. 1643 
„ Angus, in Craighouse, par. of Tarbat, sher. of Inverness 7 Aug. 1601 

See also Munro, Agnes. 
„ David, of Gutters 14 July 1665 

See also Elliot, Margaret. 
„ Duncan, in Alter, par. of Kilmarnoch, sher. of Inverness 26 Oct. 1602 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to George Munro, of Knokfethie 24 Aug. 1607 

„ George, of Bar-Lockart, par. of Glenluice, sher. of Wigtown 25 May 1605 
„ George, of Torhouse, par. of Wigtown 27 July 1605 

„ Grissell, sometime spouse to Archibald Tailzefeir, merchant, 

burgess of Wigtown 30 July 1607 

„ Sir Hugh, of Polton 3 Jan. 1690 

„ John, in Corhalloche, par. of Mochrum, sher. of Wigtown 23 Oct. 1602 
„ John, burgess of Wigtown 7 Jan. 1603 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Greir, in Kirkcanderis, 

stew, of Kirkcudbright 27 Nov. 1606 

„ Peter, of Killasser, par. of Costartoun, sher. of Wigtown 11 July 1605 

„ Robert, merchant in Edinburgh, eldest lawful son to the 
deceased John M'C, merchant, late provost of 
Stirling, procreat betwixt him and Margaret Turn- 
bull, his spouse 11 July 1700 
„ William, of Ardwell, par. of Anwoth, stew, of Kirkcudbright 18 Nov. 1603 
„ William, bower, burgess of the Canongate 22 June 1664 
M'Dill, James, in Easter-Pennyvanzie, par. of Dalmellington, in Kyle 

20 Oct. 1602 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 261 

M 'Donald, Alexander, burgess of Perth, residenter in Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1699 
„ Hew, Major of Colonel yEneas M'Kay's Regiment 

31 Jan. 1696, 27 Aug. 1696, 11 Mar. 1697, and 9 July 1700 
„ Patrick, brewer in Portsburgh 25 Apr. 1678 

M'Dougall, Andrew, servitor to Hew Blair, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 

30 July 1692 
„ Barbara, spouse to Alexander Wright, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 21 July 1688 

„ John, merchant, indweller in Edinburgh 16 Nov. 1608 

„ John, eldest lawful son to Alexander M'D., in Ferlochane 10 Jan. 1693 
„ Lieutenant-Colonel John, in Colonel M'Kay's Regiment 11 Mar. 1695 

„ Marion, relict of Patrik Mure, of Cloncaird, and last 
spouse to John Kennedie, of Knokda, par. of May- 
boill, in Carrick 19 Mar. 1604 

„ William, of Fluris, par. of Kelso, sher. of Roxburgh 3 July 1609 

M'Dowall, Alexander, in Arriquhillart, par. of Mochrum, sher. of Wigtown 

13 Dec. 1602 
,, Andrew, of Leffnoll, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 

See Nasmyth, Agnes. 
„ David, writer in Edinburgh 7 Feb. 1682 

„ John, burgess of Wigtown 18 Nov. 1603 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Mudie, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1636 

„ Richard, in M'Kerstoun, sher. of Roxburgh 3 July 1605 

Macdull, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Mar. 1655 

M'Dullane, Marion, sometime spouse to John Mene, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1606 

M'Endrie, William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 July 1667 

M'Eure, Archibald, in the Bar of the Spotts, par. of Ure, stew, of 

Kirkcudbright • 4 Feb. 1603 

M'Ewan, John, in Craig, par. of Balmaclellane, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

27 Nov. 1601 
M'Fadzeane, Cuthbert, in Mule. See Hunter, Isobel. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Frances 

Gledstanes, his relict 30 May 1606 

M'Farlane, William, servitor to John Wightman, elder, in Mauldslie 

9 June 1682 
M'Fine, Archibald, merchant in Inverary 16 July 1670 

M'Fod, Robert, merchant, burgess of Dundee 10 Nov. 1603 

M'Gachen, Homer, writer in Edinburgh 23 Dec. 1681 and 18 Dec. 1682 

M'Garmorie, Isobel, sometime spouse to James M'llno, in Crofts 

of Corsmichaell, stew, of Kirkcudbright 15 Feb. 1604 

M'Ghie, Agnes, relict of James Henderson, sledder, burgess of Edinburgh 

5 June 1657 
„ Mr. John, minister at Dirlton 1 Apr. 1692 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1659 

„ Katherine. See Young, James, tailor in Edinburgh. 
M'Gibbane, Duncan, of Auchingrue 24 Mar. 1690 

M'Gilandris. See Ross, Donald, late seaman and carpenter at Inverness. 
M'Gill, Dame Anna, spouse to Sir James Ritchardson, of Smeatoun, knight 

25 May 1672 
„ Beatrix, sometime spouse to John Hillo, in Hillotoun, par. 

of Corsmichaell, stew, of Kirkcudbright 16 July 1607 

„ Mr. David, of Cranstoun-Riddell, advocate to our Sovereign Lord 

28 June 1609 
„ Mr. David, of Cranstoun-Riddell, senator of the College of Justice 

28 June 1609 
See also Sinclair, Marie. 
„ David, of Cranstoun-Riddell, par. of Cranstoun, sher. of Edinburgh 

2 Dec. 1619 
„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Sept. 1654 and 26 Jan. 1663 



262 Commissariot of Ediudjtrgh. [1601-1700. 

M'Gill, Helen, second lawful daughter to umquhile Zacharie 

M'G., indweller in Edinburgh 8 Mar. 1634 

„ Hew, indweller in Edinburgh. See Crawfurd, Jean. 

„ Mr. James, of Rankelour-nather, par. of Monymaill, in Fife 15 Mar. 1603 
„ Mr. James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 June 1634 

„ Mr. John, advocate 25 July 1608 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 June 1680 

See a/so Nicoll, Janet. 
„ John, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, John M'G., 
his son, and Jonet M'G., lawful daughter to the said 
John M 'G., younger, and spouse to John Hamilton, 
younger, brewer in Edinburgh 14 Apr. 1698 

„ John, in Mekill Knox. See Carsane, Beatrix. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Mark Allane, in Lugton, par. of 

Dalkeith, shcr. of Edinburgh 28 Mai - . 1632 

„ Margaret, sometimes spouse to Adam M'Chrystiane, in 

Balmar, par. of Dunrod, stew, of Kirkcudbright 28 May 1606 

„ Margaret, relict of James Dalzell, schoolmaster in Edin- 
burgh, and last spouse to Alexander Peacock 16 June 1630 
„ Margaret, relict of Mr. John Lindesaye, sometime minister at Aberlemno 

28 Apr. 1656 
„ Robert, in Drumcroce, par. of Bathgate 4 June 1635 

„ Mr. Robert, of Fingask. See Purves, Margaret. 

„ Mr. Thomas, preacher of Christ's Evangell 26 Aug. 1654 

„ Thomas, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Apr. 1692 

„ Mr. Thomas, preacher in Ireland. See Monteith, Janet. 
„ Mr. Walter, minister at Caveres. See Bartane, Lillias. 
,, William, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1643 

„ Zacharie, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hamilton, Bessie. 
M'Gilliechoan, Donald, burgess of Dingwall, sher. of Inverness 26 Oct. 1602 
M'Gowne, Alexander, burgess of Dumfries. See Carruthers, Katherine. 
„ Gawin, son lawful to Mr. William M'G., sometime com- 
missary of Wigtown 21 Mar. 1605 
,, James, merchant, burgess of Dumfries 26 Jan. 1653 
„ Jonet, relict of John M'llfadrick of Strowane 22 Mar. 1608 
M'Gram, George, carter 8 July 1682 
M'Harg, Martine. See M 'Michael, Jonet. 

„ Thomas, in Kirrehastell. See Mactagart, Annabel. 
M'Hucheoun, Donald, in Craigba, par. of Kells, and stew, of 

Kirkcudbright 22 May 1601 

M'llfadrik, John, of Strowan. See M'Gowne, Jonet. 
M'llhois, Adam, in Kirkhouses. See Barrie, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, in Trenebeg. See Jamesone, Isobel. 

,, William, Salter, indweller in Edinburgh 27 Apr. 1624 

M'llmartene, Archibald, par. of Dalie in Carrick, sher. of Ayr 18 May 1605 

M'llmeyne, Marion, sometime spouse to Gilbert Edgair, burgess 

of Wigtown 25 Nov. 1606 

M'llno, James, in Crofts. See Graham, Agnes. 

„ James, in Croftis of Corsmichaell. See M'Garmorie, Isobel. 
M'llroy, Andrew, tailor, indweller and burgess in the Canongate 

2 June and 8 Sept. 1658 
,, Helen, spouse to George Edmonstoune, burgess of the Canongate 

22 Nov. 1666 
,, Marion, spouse of James Lowry, in Mark 7 Jan. 1608 

„ Patrik, servitor to the Princess of Orange 18 Nov. 1652 

M'llveane, John, merchant, burgess of Ayr. See Campbell, Maly. 
M'llwenzeand, Bessie, sometime spouse to James Wilson, in 

Carletoune, par. of Cammonell in Carrick, sher. of Ayr 21 June 1605 
M'Indo, Patrik, in Rinroy, par. of Killerne, sher. of Stirling 13 July 1605 

M'Innes, James, in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 18 Feb. 1624 

„ Thomas. See Bryce, Margaret. 



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M'Intosche, Lauchlane, of Dunnauchtane, par. of Petlie, sher. of Inverness 

23 May 1607 
Macior, John, in Forth-heid, par. of Ur, stew, of Kirkcudbright 6 July 1608 

Mack, Cristian, relict of David Dyning, sadler, burgess of Edinburgh 

7 Mar. 1 62 1 
„ George, Writer to the Signet 25 Apr. and 11 July 1623 

See also Hay, Agnes. 
,, George, in Heriothall. See Kirkup, Marion. 

,, James, burgess of the Canongate 30 July 1664 

Mackaill, Mr. Hew, preacher in Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1663 

See also Stevenson, Sibilla. 

M'Kay, Colonel ^neas 18 Mar. 1698 

„ John, skipper, indweller in Leith 27 Dec. 1644 and 4 Feb. 1645 

„ Colonel Robert 17 Dec. 1697 

M'Kean, Margaret, in Clauchane of Glenluce, sher. of Wigtown 13 May 1606 

„ Richard, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Mar. 1607 

See also Bartane, Jonet. 
„ Robert, merchant in Edinburgh 13 Apr. 1653 

„ Robert, glover, burgess of Edinburgh. See Paterson, Jonet. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Trotter, Marion. 
M'Kell, Mr. Mathew, minister II Mar. 169 

M'Kellar, Mary. See Campbell, Donald, in Lochgoylshead. 
M'Kenlaw, Haniball, indweller in Kilpont 29 Jan. 1652 

Mackenzie, Alexander, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 Mar. 1654 and 22 July 1663 
„ Mr. Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 15 Feb. 1690 

„ Allister, M'Ean, of Reidcastell, par. of Killernene, sher. of Inverness 

1 June 1609 
„ Annapill, sometime spouse to Alexander M'Kenzie, of Cuill, 

par. of Urray, sher. of Inverness 17 June 1609 

„ Bethia, lawful daughter to the deceased John M'K., writer in Edinburgh 

29 Nov. 1699 
„ Bethea. See Forbes, Mr. Alexander, writer in Edinburgh. 
„ Colin, of Kintail 24 Aug. 1607 

„ Mr. Colin, writer in Edinburgh 3 June 1681, 5 Nov. 1706, 13 Feb. 1708, 
8 Mar. 1710, 19 Dec. 1710, 16 June 1712, and 20 Jan. 1717 
„ Mr. Colin, advocate u Dec. 1693 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to John Stivensone, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 Sept. 1666 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John M'Kainzie, of Garloch, 

sher. of Inverness (vol. 45), 2 Aug. 1609 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1671 

„ Mr. John, minister and parson of Dingwall. See Grant, Margaret. 
„ John, of Garloch. See M'Allester, Isobel; and Mackenzie, Isobel. 
„ Katherine, and Mr. Robert Scott, writer in Edinburgh, her husband 

9 Apr. 1666 
„ Mr. Kenneth, merchant in Edinburgh 26 July 1667 

„ Kenneth, of Kintaill. See Ross, Jane. 

„ Margaret, spouse to Mr. James Dunbar of Newtoun 15 Oct. 1607 

„ Murdo, of the Hiltoun 15 Oct. 1607 

„ Neall, cooper, burgess in the Canongate 15 Mar. 1673 

„ Colonel Robert. See Haitlie, Lilias. 
„ Mr. Roderick. See Burnet, Mary. 

„ William, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Apr. 1637 

M'Kerrell, Thomas, in Natherfield, par. of Twynem, sher. of 

Kirkcudbright 16 May 1603 

M'Kessok, James, in Glennapt. See Adrynane, Katherine. 
Mackie, Alexander, at the Kirk of Corsmichaell, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

8 July 1608 
„ Alexander, in Stanhous, par. of Lairbert, sher. of Stirling 24 June 1609 
„ Alexander, elder, in Innerwein 14 July 1648 



264 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Mackie, Alexander, tailor in Edinburgh 20 Mar. 1671 

„ Andro, in Duncancstoun, par. of Gartlie, sher. of Banff 24 Apr. 1604 

„ Bessie, spouse to Alexander Weir, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 25 May 1641 

„ Cristian, relict of Andrew Johnstoune, stabler, burgess of 

Edinburgh 11 Oct. 1667 

,, George, burgess of Musselburgh 6 July 1G85 

,, George, writer in Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1693 

„ Helen, sometime spouse to Archibald Stewart, of Wig, 

par. of Quhithorne, sher. of Wigtown 1 Feb. 1609 

„ Hendrie, servitor to the Earl of Rothes, Lord High Chan- 
cellor of Scotland 29 Feb. 1676 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Forsyth, in Elrick, par. 

of Kirkcowan, sher. of Wigtown 13 Mar. 1605 

„ Isobel, relict of John Lillie, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 28 July 1609 

„ James, in Carnok, in Fife 6 Feb. 1606 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Dundee 12 Jan. 1608 

See also Schoirswood, Isobel. 
,, James, burgess of Dundee 17 May 1609 

„ John, in Holme, par. of Monygoff, stew, of Kirkcudbright 26 Apr. 1605 
„ John, younger, in Windiedge, par. of Dunfermline, Fife 22 May 1606 

„ John, skipper in Leith 23 June 1688 

„ John, in Glaslie. See Lawson, Jonet. 
„ John, in Coklaw. See Wallat, Jonet. 
„ Jonet, relict of Patrik Stewart, of Torthregane, par. of 

Minigoff, stew, of Kirkcudbright 31 July 1602 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to George Allan, in Auchinheid 1 July 1630 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to William Cousing, portioner 

of Scheirdrum, par. of Sauling, in Fife 26 Feb. 1603 

,, Marion, spouse to Thomas Gairden, in Castelcruik 23 Mar. 1608 

„ Patrik, of Larg, sher. of Wigtown 9 Feb. 1603 

,, Patrik, in Barquhois. See M'Come, Jonet. 
„ Robert, in the Tempiltoun. See Whittone, Jonet. 

„ Thomas, in Craigberian, par. of Glencairne, sher. of Dumfries 15 July 1607 
„ Thomas, tailor in Edinburgh, and Marion Young, his spouse 22 Jan. 1678 
„ Walter, mealmaker, burgess of Dunfermline 

See also Home, Katherin. 
M'Kiehoune, Katherine, indweller in Edinburgh 
M'Kill, Marion, sometime spouse to Thomas Wilson, in Stron- 

threggene, par. of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 
M'Kirssie, Laurence. See Kerse, Laurence, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh. 
M'Kno, Patrik, in GarlolY, par. of Newabbay, sher. of Dumfries 
M'Kynnell, Robert, in Bordland of Gairleis. See Halthorne, Marion? 
M'Kynnie, Donald, burgess of Glasgow 31 May 1603 

M'Lagan, Mr. Duncan, minister at Dull, par. of Dull, sher. of Perth 8 Aug. 1607 
M'Laran, Dougall, burgess of Perth, and Margaret Tod, his spouse 6 Aug. 1607 
M'Laine, John, servitor to the Earl of Tweeddale 22 June 1688 

M'Lean, Mr. John, W.S. 20 June 1695 

M'Ley, John, advocate 4 Apr. 1643 

„ John, sometime servant to the deceased Francis, Earl of 

Buccleuch, and Elspeth Broune, his spouse 21 Jan. 1664 

M'Loud, Elizabeth sometime spouse to Duncane Bayne, of 

Tulloch, par. of Limlair, sher. of Inverness 17 Mar. 1607 

Maclum, Patrick, in Linlithgow 2 July 1673 

M'Lurg, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Patoun, Agnes. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh "21 July 1692 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to David Sinclare, in Clonnathie, 

par. of Carrick 9 Mar. 1603 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, indweller in Leith 8 Jan. 1700 

M'Maikan, John, in Balgowne, par. of Kirkcum, sher. of Wigtown 3 Jan. 1609 



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M'Mariadge, Helen, relict of William Symsone, town-officer of 

Edinburgh u Aug. 1670 

M 'Master, Gilbert, in Polgowne, par. of Kirkmadin in the 

Rynnis, sher. of Wigtown 12 Nov. 1606 

M'Math, David, stabler in Edinburgh 20 Jan. 1688 

„ Hector, son to umquhile Hector M'M., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 14 May 1638 

„ Helen, first spouse to umquhile John Naismith, chirurgeon 
to his Majesty, and last spouse to Mr. Patrick 
Murray, servitor to the Prince 14 Mar. 1623 

„ James, in Pleasants 19 Sept. 1671 

„ John, residenter at Tangeirs 9 Jan. 1695 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Trotter, elder, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 18 Mar. 1631 

„ or Dick, Jonet, Lady Graynge 7 July 1680 

„ Marion, daughter to umquhile Hector M'Mathe, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 11 July 1637 

„ Robert, gardiner in Quhytkirk, constab. of Haddington 19 Nov. 1623 

„ Sara, daughter lawful to umquhile Edward Makmath, 
merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 Jan. 1639, 21 Jan. 1640, and 17 Apr. 1662 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Aug. 1612 

,, William, son lawful to umquhile James Makmath, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Apr. 1642 
M'Michaell, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 May 1624 and 15 Jan. 1649 

,, Jonet, spouse to Martine M'Harg 20 Oct. 1607 

„ Robert, in Marbrok, par. of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 21 Dec. 1608 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Aug. 1620 

See also Cunningham, Katherine. 

M'Michen, Jonet, sometime spouse to Michell M'Knelie, in 

Dalquhappok, par. of Inche, sher. of Wigtown 6 Feb. 1606 

M'Millan, Andro, in Polcheskie, par. of St. John's Clauchane, 

stew, of Kirkcudbright 16 June 1604 

„ Donald, in Craigneill, par. of Monygoff, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

1 Jan. 1605 
„ George, of Brigmerk, par. of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 27 July 1607 

See also Ferguson, Jonet. 
„ Henry, flesher in Dalkeith. See Prat, Marion. 

„ John, in Liezeat, par. of Kells, stew, of Kircudbright 3 Nov. 1602 

,, John, in Brokloch, par. of Kells, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

20 Apr. and 24 July 1605, and 10 Dec. 1606 
„ John, in Denboy 9 Feb. 1608 

„ John, in Arnedarroch 19 May 1608 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Apr. 1644 

See also Crawford, Jonet. 
„ John, son lawful to the deceased Mr. John M'M., sometime 

minister at Balmaclellane 28 Nov. 1693 

„ Ninian, in Braudlayes, par. of Sanquhar, sher. of Dumfries 28 May 1601 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh I July 1643 

M'Miller, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 May 1628 

Macmin, Andro, brother-german to John M'Myn, in Spotts, par. 

of Ur, stew, of Kirkcudbright 27 Feb. 1607 

„ John, sometime servitor to the Laird of Woodhall 30 Mar. 1658 

„ William, smith in the Clauchane of Dundrennane, par. of 

Rerik, stew, of Kirkcudbright (Vol. 45) 22 Nov. 1609 

M'Morane, George, son lawful to umquhile James M'M., mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Oct. 1625 
„ George, elder, merchant in Edinburgh 6 Sept. 1667 
,, Helen, sometime spouse to Patrick Quhytlaw, burgess of 

Edinburgh 24 Dec. 1630 



266 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601 -1700. 

M'Morane, Isobel, relict of John M'Caule, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

30 July 1618 
„ Isobel, relict of John Ingles, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

23 Nov. 1678, 31 Dec. 1696, 14 Dec. 1699, and 29 July 1700 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 1623 

„ James, son full to umquhile James M'Morane, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1625 

„ John, eldest lawful son to umquhile John M'M., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 17 July 1601 

„ John, in Birkcleugh, par. of Craufurdjohn, sher. of Lanark 9 Mar. 1607 
„ John, in Symontoun 17 Feb. 1608 

„ John, portioner of Preston, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 May 16S0 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hutcheson, Katherine. 
„ Katherine, and Bessie, daughters lawful to umquhile 

James M'M., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1625 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Mure, in Boddome, 

in Craufurdjohn, sher. of Lanark 2 Nov. 1602 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to William Auchinleck, in 
Glenbaith, par. of Craufurdjohn, sher. of Lanark 

9 Mar. 1604 and 23 Apr. 1604 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to William Wilkene, burgess of Lanark 

8 Apr. 160G 
„ Ninian, son lawful to umquhile James M'M., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 15 Aug. 1626 

„ Ninian, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Mar. 1630 

See also Yule, Patrik. 
,, Mr. Robert, second lawful son to the deceased John 
M'M., portioner of Preston, merchant, burgess of 
Edinburgh 13 May 16S0 

„ Susanna 11 Mar. 1662 and 17 Apr. 1662 

M'Moreiss. See Neillie, James, in Kilmalid. 

M'Morland, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Apr. 1676 

M'Murdie, John, in Makmurdestoun 26 Nov. 1602 

See also Smyth, Margaret. 
M'Murdo, Mr. Gilbert, Professor of Philosophy in the College 

of Edinburgh 1 Oct. 1684 

M 'Murdoch, Mr. Gilbert, Regent of the College of Edinburgh. 

See Dalgarno, Barbara. 
M'Nab, Donald, sledder in Leith 15 Nov. 1614 

„ John, in Margarie 11 Mar. 1608 

„ John, fiar of Mulzian 22 Jan. 1686 

„ Jonet, widow in Edinburgh 6 June 1663 

„ William, in Samelstoun. See Allane, Jeannet. 
M'Nair, John, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate. See Henderson, Jonet. 
„ Jonet, spouse to John Schanks, in Gartnavill, par. of 

Monkland, sher. of Lanark 29 July 1602 

M 'Naught, Cristian, sometime spouse to John Smyth, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 11 Apr. 1605 

„ Gilbert, in Blakcraig, par. of Balmaclellane, stew, of Kirkcudbright 

31 Jan. 1604 
,, Isobel, sometime spouse to James Cochrane, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh iS Feb. 161 8 

„ Janet, relict of William Speir, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

10 June 1646 
„ John, par. of Cumnock, sher. of Ayr 16 Mar. 1601 

„ John, in Craigmichell, par. of Kells, stew, of Kirkcudbright 3 July 1605 
„ John, in Mairquhirne, par. of Kirkpatrik-Durhame, stew. 

of Kirkcudbright 20 Mar. 1607 

„ John, of Dungewch, par. of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 30 Apr. 1607 
„ John, of Kilquhannatie. See Greir, Agnes. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Speir, Isobel. 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 267 

M 'Naught, Marion, sometime spouse to James Robertson, burgess 

of Musselburgh 21 May 1633 

,, Marion. See Smart, John, indweller in Fisherraw. 

„ Rodger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Dec. 161 1 

See also Ranyng, Jonet. 
M'Neilie, Michell, in Dalquhappok. See M'Michen, Jonet. 
M'Neill, John, indweller in Edinburgh. See Brocas, Isobel. 
Macneishe, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Mar. 1654 

See also Hart, Jonet. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Jan. 1629 

See also Dobie, Agnes. 
„ William, in the Clauchane of Dairy, stew, of Kirkcudbright 18 Oct. 1603 
M'Nilie, James, in Craig. See Boyd, Helen. 

M'Pherson, Daniel, writer in Edinburgh 3 Jan. 1690 

„ Dougall, of Easter Pourie 28 Feb. 1678 and 3 Jan. 1679 

„ John, W.S. 21 Apr. 1676 

„ Lauchlen, son to umquhile John M'P. 18 Jan. 1687 

M 'Queen, Elizabeth, sometime spouse to John Gibson, in 

Buchannan, sher. of Stirling 16 Nov. 1689 

„ Michaell, merchant in Stratoun, in Carrok, sher. of Ayr 20 Feb. 1607 

M'Queill, William, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1666 

Macquhain, Marion, sometime spouse to John Linlithgow, elder, 

burgess of Musselburgh 20 Jan. 1629 

M'Quharg, Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile Mairteine 

M'Q., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Mar. 1621 

,, Mairteine, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Nov. 1613 

,, Richard, in Littil Kenmure. See Dalzell, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, in Crauchlaw, par. of Kirkcowane, sher. of Wigtown 

30 June 1602 
M'Quhen, Marion. See Liddell, John, indweller in the Canongate. 
M 'Quhirrie, John, worset-man, burgess of Edinburgh 22 May 1607 

M'Quorne, George, baxter in the Potterraw 11 Mar. 1646 

„ Joseph, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1646 

M'Rae, Agnes. See Broun, John, in Newtoun. 
„ John, tailor in Edinburgh 9 Jan. 1630 

„ John, in Brayheid. See Greir, Christian. 
M'Rankane, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Morrison, Jonet. 
M'Reche, George, in Plocaidstoun, par. of Kirremuir, in Angus 17 Feb. 1609 
M'Robert, Stevin, in Torhous 22 Mar. 1608 

M 'Ronald, John, Advocate 22 Oct. 1658 

M'Steny, Adam, litster in Perth 26 June 1607 

Mactagart, Annabel, spouse to Thomas M'Harg, in Kirrehastell, 

par. of Monygoff, stew, of Kirkcudbright 29 May 1604 

„ James, in Gathgill, par. of Borg, stew, of Kirkcudbright 4 June 1606 

M'Teir, Jonet, sometime spouse to Patrik Gemmill, merchant, 

burgess of Ayr 2 June 1606 

Macwhanan, Isobel. See Wightman, John, in Prestoun. 
M'Whomell, Bessie, sometime spouse to James Kennedy, in 

Straiton, in Carrik 23 May 1608 

Maben, Jonet, relict of Robert Wrycht, in Melrose sher. of Roxburgh 

19 July 1605 
Mader, Archibald, burgess of Jedburgh. See Turnbull, Jonet. 

„ Gawin, in Little Dripps, par. of Cathcart, sher. of Lanark 20 Apr. 1603 
,, Hendrie, messenger in Edinburgh 16 Feb. 1700 

,, John, in Balkey. See Adam, Agnes. 
Mading, Debora, and Thomas Coulling, vintiner, burgess of 

Edinburgh, her spouse 18 Oct. 1665 

Mailling, Andro, painter and glassinwright in Stanehyve, par. 

of Dunnotter, in the Mearns 23 May 1606 

„ George, hatmaker, burgess of the Canongate 22 Dec. 1606 

Main. See Mayne. 



268 Commissariot of Edi7iburgh. [1601-1700. 

Mainie, Andro, in Legertlaw 10 Mar. 1608 

„ Robert, bower, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1648 

Mair, George, kailman in Edinburgh 12 Feb. 1608 

„ John, of Wilkiefield, par. of Loudoun, sher. of Ayr 5 Sept. 1608 

„ John, mason in Leilli 20 Jan. 1674 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to William Lyn, in Westmure of 

Dundas, par. of Uummanie, sher. of Linlithgow 27 Mar. 1606 

,, Mr. Michael, writer in Edinburgh 17 Apr. 1640 

„ Thomas, in Bakspittill, par. of St. Katherine, sher. of Edinburgh 

29 May 161 1 
Maislet, Andro, cooper, burgess of Haddington, and Agnes 

Galloway, his spouse 28 June 1637 

„ John, in Tranent, and Isobel Boyd, his spouse 25 Feb. 1670 

„ William, in Meikle-Pinkertoun, par. of Dunbar, constab. 

of Haddington 18 July 1626 

Maitland, Lady Anna, daughter lawful to John, Lord Thirle- 

stane, High Chancellor of Scotland 9 Mar. 1610 

„ Isobel, relict of James Herriot, of Trabroune, par. of Haddington 

31 July 1622 
„ Isobel, relict of Mr. William Jonstoun, of Laverlockhall 6 Jan. 1687 

„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 2 May 1608 

„ Mr. John, son to umquhile John M., of Foulshotlaw 19 July 1654 

„ Lodeweik 3 Dec. 1669 

„ Marie, sometime spouse to John Seytoun, of Auquhortie, 
chamberlain to Alexander, Earl of Dunfermline, 
Great Chancellor of Scotland, par. of Tarves, sher. 
of Aberdeen 20 Feb. 1606 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to James Fergushill, in Chapel- 
mark, par. of Glencairne, sher. of Dumfries 24 Apr. 1605 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Mr. Robert Fausyde, of that 

Ilk, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 30 Nov. 1627 

„ Nicolas, sometime spouse to Hew Douglas, of Bellybocht, 

par. of Mortoun, sher. of Dumfries 4 Aug. 1607 

,, Mr. Richard, sometime servitor to the deceased John, Earl 

of Lauderdale, indweller in Haddington H. 26 Aug. 1656 

„ Mr. Richard, chamberlain to the Earl of Lauderdale 

26 Dec. 1 66 1 and 8 Apr. 1665 
„ Mr. Thomas, minister at Garvatt 6 Apr. 1639 

See also Durie, Margaret. 
„ William, servitor to John, Lord of Thirlstane, par. of 

Lauder, baill. of Lauderdale 20 July and 9 Dec. 161 3 

Malcolm, Agnes, sometime spouse to Robert Cok, baxter, burgess of Perth 

22 Nov. 1603 
„ Archibald, burgess of the Canongate, and Jonet Law, his spouse 

18 Dec. 1605 
„ David, son to the deceased Sir John M., of Balbedy 24 May 1698 

,, Geillis, sometime spouse to John Smyth, baillie, burgess of 

the Canongate 5 Feb. 1603 

„ James, burgess of Linlithgow. See Johnston, Agnes. 

„ Mr. John, servitor to the Laird of Dundas 11 May 1633 

,, Robert, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Sept. 1640 

,, Robert, merchant, burgess of the Canongate 21 Apr. 1645 

See also Alexander, Bessie ; and Williamson, Margaret. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Prymrose, Sara. 
Malcolmesone, Robert, tailor in Edinburgh 14 Mar. 1605 

Maid, Colonel Harry, of Balmakelle 1 May 1668 

Malder, Arthur, portioner of Ardo. See Stratoun, Cristian. 
Maler, Lyouncs, burgess of Ochtirardour, and Marjory Barnat, 

his relict, sher. of Perth 27 June 1605 

Malloch, Mr. Alexander, of Cairnes. Sec Armitt, Margaret. 
„ Andro, in Battingittik, par. of Creif, sher. of Perth 31 Mar. 1607 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 269 

Malloch, Andro, maltman in Leith 20 Dec. 1687 

„ John, in Blakruthven, par. of Tibbermure, sher. of Perth 10 July 1605 

„ John, indweller in Leith. See Bucholme, Beatrix. 
Malpis, Robert, violer, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Oct. 1657 

Malstoun, Hew, mealmaker, indweller at the Heid of Plesantis, 

beside Edinburgh 8 July 1625 

Man, Alexander, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Feb. 1643 

,, Donald, cordiner, in Grange of Aberbrothie, par. of Ben- 

doquhy, sher. of Perth 19 July 1606 

„ Stevin, in Eister-Pitcorthie, par. of Carnebie, in Fife 9 July 1607 

Mandell, Robert, clothier in London. See Bryden, Margaret. 
Manderson, Alexander, stoir-master deputy of Edinburgh Castle 7 Dec. 1700 

,, James, in Hertsydhaes H. 28 Dec. 1652 

„ Margaret, spouse to William Boyd, in East-Fortoune 15 Feb. 1670 

Manderstoun, Adam, in Hartsyde-hallis, par. of Dunbar, con- 
stab, of Haddington 15 Dec. 161 5 

„ James, in Udpethheid. See Kirkwood, Katherine. 

„ Mr. John, parson of Beltane, indweller in Edinburgh 21 May 1602 

„ Peter, merchant in Rotterdame 4 July 1623 

Manners, Mr. Thomas, advocate 1 July 1618 

Mansfield, Katherine, relict of Robert Dowglas, baillie in Coldingham 

23 July 1652 
Manuall, James, sometime porter at the Nather-bow-port of Edinburgh 

2 July 1647 

,, Mr. John, minister at Quhittinghame, constab. of Haddington 

12 Dec. 1613 

„ Thomas, in Calderheid, par. of Schotts, sher. of Lanark 14 July 1608 

Mar, Alexander, burgess of Perth 20 June 1609 

„ Alexander, in Winton 9 July 1687 

„ Archibald, in Maursmylne 22 Nov. 1677 

„ Archibald, indweller at the Stokbrig. See Fultoune, Agnes. 

„ Beatrix. See Whyte, William, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. 

„ James, in Newmylnes 31 Jan. 1693 

,, John, brewer, indweller in the Canongate 11 Apr. 1655 

„ John, Earl of. See Murray, Dame Annabell. 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to William Walkerstoun, in Brighall 25 Feb. 1603 

„ Thomas, in Newsteid. See Robson, Jonet. 

„ William, in Morphitt, par. of Temple, sher. of Edinburgh 
Marjoribanks, Mr. Andrew, portioner of Preston 

„ Mr. Andro, portioner of Preston 

„ David, son lawful to Leonard M., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Alexander Cowper, W.S. 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ John, of Balbairdie 

„ John, of Leuchie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and 
Elizabeth Trotter, his spouse 

„ Joseph, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Joseph, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Sympson, Marion. 

„ Leonard, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Margaret, lawful daughter to the deceased Andro M., por- 
tioner in Preston, and the deceased .... Kin- 
loch, his first spouse 

„ Marjory, relict of Thomas Winrahame, merchant, burgess 
of Edinburgh 

„ Mungo, in Castiltoun. See Nisbet, Jonet. 

,, Rachael, sometime spouse to Robert Moffet, merchant, 
burgess of Edinburgh 

„ Thomas, sometime of Ratho, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Douglas, Marie. 



9 Mar. 


1636 


24 May 


1662 


2 Mar. 


1688 


burgh 




27 June 


1608 


5 Nov. 


1625 


3 Jan. 


1604 


24 June 


1642 


17 Apr. 


1669 


2 July 


1636 


2 Jan. 


1641 


11 June 


1611 


26 Jan. 


1700 


19 Mar. 


1635 


31 Aug. 


1625 


27 Mar. 


1623 



270 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Mark, James, in Quhytsyde, par. of Newland, sher. of Peebles 20 Feb. 1604 
„ James, in Newbottle 5 Sept. 1662 

„ Nicol, in Nether Fala, par. of Ettilstoun, sher. of Peebles 8 Feb. 1603 

„ Robert, in Ormestoun, constab. of Haddington 18 Jan. 1627 

„ Thomas, wright in Wolmett 24 May 1662 

„ William, in Sheildlie, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 1 Dec. 1632 

Markell, James, in Langniddrie A July 1629 

„ Margaret, relict of Alexander Romannes, in Bakraw of 

Samilston, constab. of Haddington 11 Feb. 1637 

,, Marion, sometime spouse to John Layng, in Paistoun 1 May 1629 

Marno, John, in Drumlokkie. See Garden, Jonet. 

Marnoch, John, elder, in Findorne, par. of Alves, in Moray 1 May 1609 

Marshall or Marischell, Adam, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Apr. 1627 

„ Agnes, relict of John Muire, in Helmbie 8 Nov. 1662 

„ Agnes, relict of James Granger, town-officer of Linlithgow 29 Jan. 1685 
„ Alexander, in Humbie-birkis, par. of Keith-Humbie, con- 
stab. of Haddington 18 Dec. 1632 
„ Alexander, in Bevlaye 24 July 1657 
„ Alexander, brewer in Edinburgh x June 1682 
„ Allan, maltman, burgess of Glasgow 23/^^.1608 
„ Anna, Countess Dowager of, relict of William, Earl of Mairshell 

29 Dec. 1690 
„ Andro, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Mar. 1605 

See also Sinclair, Katherine. 
„ Arthur, in Mourhouse-dykes 30 Aug. 1656 

„ Charles, pultreman, burgess of Edinburgh 19 July 1609 

„ Edward, in Carriber 11 July 1662 

„ Mr. Edward, commisser clerk of Edinburgh. See Dalmahoy, Elspeth. 
,, Euphame, indweller, par. of Linlithgow, relict of James 

Rid, in Tortrevan 
„ George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

25 Nov. 165 1, 12 Jan. 1654, an 
„ Gilbert, in Blairmukis, par. of Schotts, sher. of Lanark 
„ Helen, relict of Patrik Allane, in Kirkland of Eglismachan, 

sher. of Linlithgow 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to John Tailzeour, in Cowston, 

par. of Bathgate 
„ Isobel, pupil, lawful daughter to umquhile Andro Marschell, 

in Balmanno, par. of Abernethy, sher. of Perth 
„ James, in Borroustounnes, and Marion Short, his spouse, 

par. of Kynneill, sher. of Linlithgow 
„ James, mealmaker, burgess of Linlithgow 
„ James, messenger, indweller in Leith 
„ James, in Lochtilloch 

„ James, janitor of the College of Edinburgh 
„ James, messenger in Edinburgh 
„ James, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ James, burgess of Edinburgh. See Brocas, Isobel. 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Perth. See Whyte, Jonet. 
„ Janet, relict of John Skirvine, elder, in Over-Keith H. 15 Oct. 1656 

„ Janet, and William Stevinstone, seivwright, burgess of Edinburgh 

4 June 1658 
„ Jean, relict of Robert Tailzeor, in Littlemylne 27 June 1700 

„ John, elder, in New-Erde, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 

15 May 1606 
„ John, in Chapeltoun, par. of Lanark 24 June 1606 

„ John, burgess of Edinburgh, and Marion Cordinar, his spouse 4 Mar. 1607 
„ John, in Cranstoune, sher. of Edinburgh 20 Jan. 1613 

„ John, in Wodsyde 24 Nov. 1630 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 June 1655 

„ John, gardener in Goodtreis 28 May 1659 



6 June 


1622 


27 June 
29 July 


1655 
1608 


14 June 


1621 


5 Nov. 


1641 


10 Feb. 


1603 


27 Nov. 
8 July 

4 Mar. 
18 Aug. 
25 Nov. 

14 Jan. 

1 Dec. 


1605 
1617 
1642 
1648 
1651 
1670 
1674 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 271 

Marshall or Marschell, John, writer in Edinburgh. See Heriot, Margaret. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Wilson, in Watterstoun, 

par. of Kilbarchane, sher. of Renfrew 14 July 1603 

„ Jonet, relict of Thomas Arthour, in Balcastell, par. of St. 

Lawrence, sher. of Stirling 25 June 1606 

,, Jonet, relict of Patrik Nemoche, in Eistoun, par. of Bathcat, 

sher. of Linlithgow 27 June 161 1 

„ Jonet. See Imrie, Richard. 

„ Margaret, relict of Andro Ker, fiar of Dalcoife 1 Feb. 1625 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Alexander Forrest, skinner, 

burgess of Haddington 4 July 1629 

„ Margaret, relict of James Crichtoun, in Wester Dudistoun 2 Jan. 1645 

„ Margaret, and William Marshell, in Torphichen, her husband 9 Mar. 1689 
,, Mitchell, in Kirkdrone, sher. of Perth 11 Mar. 1607 

„ Ninian, burgess of Edinburgh, and Jonet Chalmers, his spouse 

25 Feb. 1605 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1617 

„ Robert, skipper in the Queensferry, and Helen Beg, his spouse 

24 Dec. 1679 
„ Robert, in Nether Colane. See Lamb, Agnes. 

„ Thomas, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1603 

„ Mr. Thomas, sometime clerk to the Commissariot of Edinburgh 

10 Jan. 1624 
„ Thomas, in Rushaw, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1637 

„ William, of Wodsyde, par of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 22 Feb. 1606 
„ William, town-officer of Leith n Dec. 1645 

„ William, traveller betwixt England and Scotland, for that 

time residenter in Glasgow 22 Jan. 1653 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Lithgow 29 Jan. 1653 

„ William, in Stotingcleuch H. 9 Mar. 1653 

„ William, miller at Kinneil-mylne, sher. of Linlithgow 19 Nov. 1617 

See also Mitchell, Elspeth. 
Martin (Mairteine), Archibald, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

9 Dec. 1619 
„ Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Apr. 1635 an£ l 4 Jan. 1636 
„ Archibald, in Morham, constab. of Haddington 26 Aug. 1636 

„ Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Oct. 1647 

„ Archibald, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Dundas, Geillis. 
,, Barbara, relict of James Mairteine, in Wast-field of Lithingtoune 

H. 25 June 1652 
„ Bessie, relict of James Knox, in Moirhouse ig June 1630 

„ Bessie. See Scoon, John, mealmaker in Gorgie. 
„ Cristian, sometime spouse to William Millar, maltman, 

burgess of Perth 18 Oct. 1605 

,, David, in Halzairdis, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 18 May 1605 
„ David, tailor, burgess of the Canongate. See Duncan, Margaret. 
„ Euphame, spouse to Mr. John Pearson, son to umquhile 

Mr. Alexander P., of Southall 29 July 1664 

„ Euphame, indweller in Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1668 

„ Gawin, burgess of Inverkeithing 5 June 1601 

„ George, in Spot 4^^.1630 

„ George, wivar, in Fisherraw 7 Feb. 1646 

„ George, servitor to Patrick Cockburne, of Clerkington 28 Aug. 1646 

„ George, sometime in Wester-Balgony, thereafter in Grainge, 

par. of Dunean, Co. Antrim, Ireland 22 Feb. 1662 

„ George, flesher in Leith 24 July 1686 

„ George, wobster in Torbane. See Wallace, Agnes. 
„ George, in Fisherraw. See Wood, Elspeth. 
„ James, in Parkend of Quhythill, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 

22 June 1643 
See also Kinnel, Margaret. 



272 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Martin (Mairteine), James, merchant in Queensbrig 20 Dec. 1662 

lames, in Skaitbus-mylnne. See Bertram, Alison. 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Law, Euphame. 

„ John, skipper, indweller in Leith 4 Dec. 1620 

„ John, in Tranent H. 29 Mar. 1653 

„ John, in Whithorne in Calloway 4 July 1676 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to William Neill, in Sanquhar, 

par. of St. Kevox, slier, of Ayr 27 Nov. 1605 

„ Katherine, relict of James Robcrtsoun, elder, merchant, 

citiner in St. Andrews 3 June 1606 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Otterburne, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 8 Jan. 1610 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Alexander Stewart, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Apr. 1632 
,, Margaret, sometime spouse to Michael Dewar, in Crich- 

toun, sher. of Edinburgh 19 Mar. 1618 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Walter Somervell, in Grene- 

feild, par. of Carnwath, sher. of Lanark 26 Feb. 1605 

,, Marion, sometime spouse to Thomas Cowtes, cook, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 8 Jan. 1 63 1 
„ Marion, spouse to Thomas Galloway, indweller in Haddington 

H. 25 Apr. 1656 
„ Marion, spouse to George Zuill, in Traprain, par. of Pres- 

tonhauch, sher. of Haddington 16 Nov. 1678 

„ Robert, in Haddington 24 Dec. 1670 

„ Robert, merchant-traveller in England 14 July 1691 

„ Mr. Robert, writer in Edinburgh 10 Feb. 1693 

„ Robert, in Kingshill. See Somervell, Helen. 

„ Thomas, burgess of Pettinweme 20 Mar. 1605 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Marion 

Inglis, his relict 1 July 1633 

„ Thomas, in Rawsyk, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 10 Aug. 1633 
„ Walter, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Apr. 1605 

„ Walter, chopman in Kinross 16 Apr. 1608 

„ William, in Littill-Newtoun, par. of Garvat, constab. of Haddington 

25 Aug. 1627 
,, William, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1699 

„ William, in Eastbarnes. See Mylne, Violet. 
„ William, sometime miller at Over-mylne of Colstune. See 
Sinclair, Isobel. 
Mason (Masson or Maisson), Agnes, relict of George Sterling, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Nov. 1653 

„ David, in Auld-hamstokis, constab. of Haddington 13 Dec. 1615 

„ David, mariner, indweller in Leith. See Law, Agnes. 
„ James, indweller in the Bankheid of Pumpherstoun, and 

Marion Braidie, his spouse 1 1 June 1650 

„ James, in Bankheid 29 Jan. 1653 

„ John, pynour, burgess of Dundee 20 Apr. 1604 

„ John, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 Mar. 161 7 and 24 Afar. 1629 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Broun, Isobel. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Gilbert Achesoun, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Jan. 1636 
„ Katherine, relict of Robert Meikiljohn, younger, writer in Edinburgh 

5 June 1649 
„ Margaret, sewster, indweller in Edinburgh 17 Nov. 1609 

„ Marion, lawful daughter to umquhile Alexander M., of 

Paitfute of Kilwynning, par. thereof, sher. of Ayr 27 Aug. 1602 
„ Robert, burgess of Dunbar 17 Jan. 1626 

„ Robert, in Langtoun, par. of Cader-Cleir, sher. of Edinburgh 6 July 1627 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1639 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 273 

Mason (Masson or Maisson), Robert, in the East-Mylne of Calder, 

and Joseph, William, and Thomas M., his sons 10 Jan. 1665 

See also Douglas, Jean. 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wright, Margaret. 
„ William, maltman, burgess of Dunbar 11 July 1618 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 10 June 1624 

„ William, younger, skipper in Leith 26 Dec. 1639 

Massie, Mr. Andrew, Regent of the College of Edinburgh. See 

Dick, Elizabeth. 
Masters, Mr. Edward, of Pettersham 5 Dec. 1687 

Mastertoun, Alexander, of Bayth, Fife 22 Feb. 1604 

„ Alexander, sometime servitor to Lord Preistfeild, par. of 

St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 16 July 1612 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow. See Heart, Elizabeth. 
„ Andro, skipper, indweller in Leith 26 Oct. 1647 

„ Archibald, skipper in Leith 12 Dec. 1639 

„ Catherine, spouse to William Castellaw, apothecary, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh n July 1648 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Apr. 1627 
„ Gilbert, glaissin-wright, burgess of Linlithgow 20 Dec. 1610 
„ Gilbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Geddes, Katherine. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to Alexander Blak, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 1610 

,, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1624 

See also Aikenhead, Jean ; and Couper, Margaret. 
„ James, skipper, indweller in Leith 13 Dec. 1649 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Mar. 1667 

„ Jonet and Isobel, daughters lawful to umquhile Archibald 

M., skipper in Leith 5 June 1647 

„ Robert, merchant tailor, burgess of Linlithgow 8 July 1652 

„ Mr. Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Archi- 
bald, Sibilla ; and Smyth, Margaret. 
„ Thomas, glassinwright, burgess of Linlithgow. See 

Cassilis, Katherine. 
„ William, slater in Leith. See Lindsay, Margaret. 
Mather, Agnes, and James Maule, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her spouse 1 Nov. 1662 
,, James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Aug. 1667 
„ John, in Brigneis, par. of Carriden, sher. of Linlithgow 8 July 1642 
Mathers, Cristell, at Nether-Mylne. See Mylne, Jonet. 
Mathew, Agnes, sometime spouse to John Bog, skinner, bur- 
gess of Perth 20 July 1608 
„ John, in Balwylo, par. of Dun, in Angus 17 Dec. 1608 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess, Perth. See Anderson, Isobel. 
Mathewson, John, in Strathore. See Stevin, Helen. 
Mathie, Alexander, maltman, burgess of the Canongate 

20 Mar. 1663 and 6 Feb. 1668 
„ George, in Katherene, par. of Mauchline in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 

29 June 1605 
„ Hew, in the Wester-Inch of Bathgate 17 Nov. 1652 

„ Isobel, relict of James Wilsoune, in Condland, par. of 

Arnegosk, Fife 4 Aug. 1601 

„ Isobel, lawful daughter to umquhile William M., bonnet- 
maker, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Dec. 1606 
„ Isobel, relict of Thomas Archbald, indweller in Leith 4 Apr. 1646 
„ James, mealmaker at the West-port of Edinburgh 7 May 1628 
„ James, maltman in Leith 6 Mar. 1646 
„ John, in Daff, par. of Innerkip, sher. of Renfrew 30 Jan. 1607 
„ John, bonnet-maker, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Aug. 1624 
„ Mungo, bonnet-maker, burgess of Edinburgh, and Jonet 

Adamson, his relict "2.^ July 1630 and 18 May 1633 

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Commissariot of Edinburgh. 



[1601-1700. 



Mathie, Patrik, indweller in Xcther-Bolton 6 Nov. 1655 

„ Patrick, merchant in Dunbar. See Falconer, Sara. 
., Patrick, in Dunbar. See Pedden, Helen. 
„ Richard, in Nungait of Haddington, and Kathcrine Gray, 

his spouse 19 Dec. 

Mathison or Matheson, Adam, coilhewar, in Prestonpans, con- 
stab, of Haddington 19 July 
„ Agnes, relict of John Douglas, sadler, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Aug. 
„ Bessie, spouse to Robert Young, in Beilheaven H. 16 Nov. 
„ Cuthbert, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Robson, Bessie. 
„ David, maltman, indweller in Leith 16 June 
„ Sir George, colonel, indweller in the Canongate 

22 Dec. 1643 an d T 9 Feb. 



„ George, chapman in Edinburgh 

„ George, cadgear in Craill. See Nicolson, Margaret. 

„ Isobel, relict of John Quhyt, mealmaker, indweller in Leith 

„ James, elder, indweller in Leith 

„ James, skipper, indweller in Leith 

See also Archibald, Jane. 
„ James, indweller in Leith 

See also Dodds, Bessie. 
„ James, in Aberladie H. 

„ James, merchant in Edinburgh 
„ John, skipper, indweller in Leith 
„ John, portioner of Brochtoun. Sec Anderson, Agnes. 
„ John, indweller in Leith. See Thomson, Jonet. 
„ John, elder, portioner of Brochtoun, par. of St. Cuthbert, 

sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Creichtoun, merchant, 

burgess of Craill 
„ Thomas, in Tempill, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Walter, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Leishman, Christian. 
Maton, Jaques, merchant in Amsterdam 
Matters, Robert, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 
Mauchane, Agnes, sometime spouse to William Paterson, mer- 



11 Mar. 

3 Apr. 

29 Apr. 
3 Oct. 

30 Oct. 

19 Sept. 
16 June 
27 Aug. 



chant, burgess of Edinburgh 



29 Dec. 

22 May 

10 Feb. 
21 Aug. 

5 Oct. 

11 July 

25 Nov. 
„ Alexander, burgess of Edinburgh. See Bryce, Susanna. 
„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Winlaw, Janet. 
„ David, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to George Bannatyne, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1604 and 12 Dec. 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Mr. Alexander Levingstoun, advocate 

26 Jan. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to umquhile James Eleis, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Nicoll Udward, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Marion, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ Susanna, daughter lawful to the deceased Alexander 

Mauchline, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 May 

,, William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 May 

Maule, Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Mr. Robert Burnet, advocate 20 July 

„ Mr. Harry, sometime Keeper of the Signet 22 July 

„ Mr. Harry and William, sons lawful to umquhile Mr. 

Harry M., Keeper of his Majesty's Signet 25 Sept. 

„ Helenor, relict of Mr. Alexander Morieson, of Prestongrange 

11 Mar. 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mather, Agnes. 
„ Mrs. Mary, daughter lawful to the deceased Mr. Hendrie 



30 May 

19 Nov. 
21 Feb. 



M., of Balmakellie 



16 Jan. 



1665 

622 
647 
655 

608 

645 
679 

646 
609 
611 

645 

656 
681 
624 



614 

606 
618 
649 

652 
663 

614 



608 

608 

628 

623 

622 
653 

656 
605 
622 
652 

672 

665 

694 



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1601-1700.] Commissarwt of Edinburgh. 275 

Maule, Thomas, at the Barnes of Panmure, par. of Panbryde, 

and sher. of Forfar 18 Feb. 1601 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 June 1620 

See also Guthrie, Bathia. 
Mawer, Elizabeth, sometime spouse to John Elphingstoun, of 

Schank, par. of Borthuik, sher. of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1612 

„ Helen, daughter lawful to umquhile Walter M., of Mawer- 

stoun, writer in Edinburgh 6 May 161 5 

„ Jonet, and James Clyd, merchant, her husband 14 May 1667 

,, Marion, sometime spouse to Mr. Alexander Kincaid, doctor 

of Medicin, indweller in Edinburgh 12 May 1627 

„ Walter, of Mawerstoun, writer, indweller in Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1607 

Maxtoun, Anthony, burgess of Perth 16 May 1609 

„ David, burgess of Perth. See Anderson, Cristian. 

,, Helen, spouse to John Miller, in Linlithgow 4 Sept. 1654 

„ James, flesher, burgess of Perth 4 June 1606 

Maxwell, Agnes, sometime spouse to John Dunlop, in Polnone- 

mylne, par. of Eglishame, sher. of Renfrew 16 June 1607 

Lady Agnes, sister to the deceased Robert, Earl of Liddisdale 3 Sept. 1656 
Alexander, in Pollokschaws mylne, par. of Eistwod, sher. 

of Renfrew 26 May 1604 

Alexander, of Dechmont 15 Jan. 1677 

Alexander, in Newlands. See Aikinheid, Geillis ; and Pollok, Agnes. 
Alexander, writer in Edinburgh. See Ker, Lilias. 

Archibald, of Cowhill, par. of Halywod, sher. of Dumfries 24 July 1607 
Charles, callit of Teiragtie, brother-german to John M., of 

Conhaith, indweller in Edinburgh 13 Nov. 1623 

Grissell, relict of Mr. David Campbell, in Eister Denheid, 

par. of Bennochy, sher. of Perth 8 July 1601 

Isobel, sometime spouse to John Touris, in Philpshill, par. 

of Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 30 July 1601 

Isobel, sometime spouse to John M'Clellane, in Overlaw, 

par. of Rerik, stew, of Kirkcudbright 29 Jan. 1605 

John, burgess of Paisley 1 June 1605 

John, son lawful of umquhile John M., sometime in Bal- 

grischo, in Angus 7 Feb. 1606 

Mr. John, sometime Bishop of Ross 21 July and 18 Dec. 1649 

Mr. John, of Blackstoun 22 July 1687 

John, indweller in the Abbey of Holyroodhouse 7 Oct. 1690 

Jonet, sometime spouse to Harbert Maxwell, in Kirkmaho, 

sher. of Dumfries 30 July 1602 

Katherine, sometime spouse to umquhile Robert Maxwall, 

of Garrarie, par. of Kirkmaden, sher. of Wigtown 28 May 1606 
Dame Margaret, relict of Mark, Earl of Lothian, senator 

of the College of Justice 18 May 1619 

Margaret, relict of Mr. William Forbes, minister at Calder 3 Aug. 1674 
Marie, relict of James Lyndesay, draper, burgess of Glasgow 20 July 1603 
Marie, daughter lawful to the deceased Robert M. 18 June 1678 

Marion, relict of Robert Johnnestoun, parson of Loch- 
maben, par. of Kirkmaho, sher. of Dumfries 

6 Nov. 1 601 and 8 Jan. 1602 
Richard, of Kincraigy. See Allardes, Isobel. 

Robert, of Four-markland, par. of Halywode, sher. of Dumfries 25 May 1604 
Mr. Robert, vicar of Killellane, sher. of Renfrew 22 June 1605 

See also Hamilton, Jonet. 
Robert, of Garrarie, par. of Kirkmadin, sher. of Wigtown 28 May 1606 
Robert, notary-public, indweller in Edinburgh 27 Nov. 1617 

Sir Robert, of Spottis. See Gordon, Dame Elizabeth. 
Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Heriot, Katherine. 
Thomas, flescher, burgess of Edinburgh 6 May 1669 

William, of Kirkhouse 1 July 1643 



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276 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

May, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Aug. 1667 

Mayne (Maine), Agnes, relict of Richard Lawsoune, bookseller, 

burgess of Edinburgh 10 Oct. 165 1 

„ Alexander, at Cambus-mylne, par. of Clackmannan 26 Feb. 1607 

„ Andro and David, merchants in Poll 10 Dec. 1658 

„ Archibald, in Harwod, par. of Glenbervie, in the Mernes 5 Feb. 1602 

„ Beatrix, relict of George Aytoun,baxter, burgess of Haddington 23 May 1601 
„ James, sometime customer in Kirkcaldy 25 Nov. 1629 

,, James, in Bristounhill 4 June 1675 

„ James, indweller in Dunbar. See Davidson, Alison. 
„ James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lawrie, Marion. 
„ John, in Clinkhill of Fordcll, par. of Dalgatie, in Fife 16 Apr. 1606 

„ John, in Blakdub, par. of Bathgate 7 Aug. 1622 

See also Paterson, Jonet. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Nov. 1640 

„ John, indweller in Newhaven 27 Apr. 1665 

„ John, writer in Linlithgow 19 Feb. 1679 

„ John, workman in Edinburgh 19 Feb. 1687 

„ John, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Bontoun, Margaret. 
„ Jonet, relict of James Cathkine, bookseller, burgess of Edinburgh 

18 Dec. 1640 
„ Jonet, spouse to Henry Forsyth, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 

21 June 1648 
„ Jonet, indweller in Edinburgh 22 Feb. 1656 

„ Margaret, widow, indweller in Edinburgh 4 July 1661 

„ Patrick, notary-public in Linlithgow 14 May 1655 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 July 1687 

„ Walter. See Clerk, Jonet. 

„ William, bower, burgess of Edinburgh 10 July 1612 

„ William, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Sympson, Marion. 
Maynis, John, in Menstrie, par. of Logie, sher. of Stirling 19 Mar. 1604 

Meall, Michael, merchant in Edinburgh 15 Dec. 1684 

Mearnes, Madge, relict of George Wilson, in the Kirktoun of 

Fetteresso, in the M earns 25 Feb. 1609 

„ Margaret, sometime servitrix to Margaret Stewart, relict of 

Archibald Fische, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Aug. 1646 

Measser, William, burgess of North Berwick H. 25 Sept. 1657 

Meassone, Adam, merchant at Rotchell 16 June 1656 and 3 Sept. 1656 

,, Elizabeth, relict of John Douglas, macer 7 Dec. 1668 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 July 1669 

See also Macaulay, Barbara. 
„ Jean, relict of James Kirkwood, W.S. 14 Dec. 1678 

„ John, sailor in Dunbar H. 21 Nov. 1656 

„ John, indweller in the Eastbarnes, and Margaret Wallace, 

his spouse 3 Mar. 1676 

„ John, baxter, burgess of Dunbar 27 Sept. 1669 

„ John, of Rosbank 8 Mar. 1688 

„ Katherine, and Robert Selkirk, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

18 Nov. 1681 
„ Nicoll, merchant in Prestonpans 6 July 1681 

Meblo, Agnes, sometime spouse to David Chrystie, burgess of 

Dysart 22 June 1609 

Medden, Alexander, in Auld-Montrose in Angus 8 Feb. 1602 

Meggatt, Agnes, sometime spouse to John Guldie, in Firth, par. 

of Lesswaid, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Apr. 1634 

„ Jeane, sometime spouse to William Barrane, carter, in- 
dweller in Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1637 
,, John, indweller in Foulford 29 Nov. 1649 
„ Marion, relict of Thomas Robeson, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 

18 Aug. 1652 
„ William, in Fulfurd, par. of Glencorse, sher. of Edinburgh 4 July 1643 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 277 

Meid, Helen. See Andrew, Patrik, wobster, burgess of Edinburgh. 
Meik, Alexander, in the Chappell of Bute. See Goodfellow, Agnes. 
„ Cristian, sometime spouse to John Davie, in Gairdrum- 

hoill, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 22 Dec. 1632 

„ George, in Foulscheillis. See Whyte, Jonet. 
„ George, weaver in Dalkeith. See Wilson, Jonet. 
„ James, in Tornebanehill. See Wardroper, Elizabeth. 
„ John, elder, in Coupar-Grange, par. of Bendoquhy, sher. of Perth 

21 Sept. 1606 
„ John, officer in Nidrie-Merschell, sher. of Edinburgh 25 Oct. 1632 

„ John, mealmaker, indweller in Niddrie, par. of Liberton, 

sher. of Edinburgh 14 Jan. 1635 

„ John, fermourer in Gamelstoune 10 June 1664 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Cluney, in Torsoppie, 

par. of Perth (vol. 45) 24 July 1609 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Diksoun, in Tarrirreoch, 

par. of Bathcat, sher. of Linlithgow 22 June 161 1 

„ Margaret, and James Wardroper, in Wester-Cult, her husband 

6 Aug. 1663 
„ Robert, in the East-Mylne of Newbottle 13 May 1663 

„ Robert, litster in Haddington 29 Nov. 1688 

,, William, butterman in Quhitburne, par. of Livingston, 

sher. of Linlithgow 22 June 1603 

Meikie, David, miller in the East-mylne of Samuelston 11 July 1661 

Meikiesone, John, son to the deceased John M., of Hill 30 June 1697 

„ Stevin, timberman, burgess of Anstruther 7 Jan. 1603 

Meikie, Agnes, spouse to James Dawling, in Punschibulaw, par. 

of Kirkliston, sher. of Linlithgow 6 Apr. 1641 

„ Andro, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Oct. 1614 

,, Beatrix, sometime spouse to John Dune, in Lochis, par. of 

Spott, constab. of Haddington 17 Nov. 1623 

„ Gilbert, peutherer in Leith. See Whyte, Elizabeth. 

„ Isobel, spouse to George Mill, in Garvald-kirk H. 19 Sept. 1656 

„ James, burgess of Linlithgow 14 Feb. 1624 

„ James, lawful son to the deceased Thomas M., maltman, 

burgess of Linlithgow 7 Nov. 1655 

,, James, tailor, of the par. of St. Paul's, Covent Garden, Co. Middlesex 

5 July 1661 
„ John, son lawful to umquhile Thomas Meikill, burgess of Linlithgow 

21 Nov. 1662 
„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Guthrie, Isobel. 
„ John, indweller in Edinburgh. See Mowbray, Barbara. 
„ John, in Lowdounhill. See Paterson, Agnes. 
„ Margaret, sometime servitrix to Gilbert Muir, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 1646 

„ Robert, in Gammilstoun, par. of Bothans, sher. of Edinburgh 10 July 1601 
„ Robert, indweller in Edinburgh 1 Aug. 1632 

„ Robert, tailor in the Nether-Mylne of Midope 29 Jan. 1653 

„ Thomas, maltman, burgess of Linlithgow 27 Jan. 1648 

„ Thomas, indweller in Linlithgow 1 Feb. 1654 

„ William, in Burnebray, par. of Hamilton, sher. of Lanark 12 June 1607 
Meiklejohn, Bessy, sometime spouse to Robert Keyth, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 30 Mar. 161 5 

„ Cristian, first spouse to umquhile Smithe, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh, thereafter relict of Thomas 

Hodge, merchant, burgess of the said burgh 12 Nov. 1625 

„ Elizabeth, daughter lawful to umquhile Walter M., in 

Bonhard-pans, and spouse to James Adameson, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Feb. 1664 

„ Hew, locksmith, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Feb. 1612 

„ Jeane, spouse to Mr. Alexander Gibson, minister of Aytoune 11 Oct. 1652 



278 Commissar iot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Meiklejohn, John, sometime indweller in Grangepans 24 Aug. 1653 

„ Robert, younger, indweller in Edinburgh 

25 June 1645, 22 Mar. 1647, and 16 July 1649 
„ Robert, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Oct. 165 1 

„ Robert, writer in Edinburgh. See Mason, Katherine. 
„ Robert, glover, burgess of Edinburgh. See Pringle, Jean. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Mar. 1631 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1638 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1643 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Buchannan, Cristian. 
„ William, of Eleistoun. See Glass, Marion. 
Meine, Isobel, relict of John Sympson, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 

20 Apr. 1630 
„ James, mason at the West-port of Edinburgh 29 May 1655 

„ John, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Feb. 1622 

„ John, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Barbara 

Hamilton, his spouse 23 Nov. 1654 

„ Mr. John, M.D. 25 Apr. 1666 

„ John, sklaitter, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1687 and 29 Jan. 1690 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See M'Dullane, Marion. 
„ Margaret, servitrix to David M'Gill, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

4 Dec. 1645 
„ Patrik, cooper, burgess of Edinburgh. See Wilkie, Bessie. 
„ Robert, younger, in the Midis of the Foulfuird, par. of 

Glencorse, sher. of Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1604 

,, Robert, shoemaker in Portsburgh. See Chrystie, Marie. 
,, Thomas, indweller in the Potterrow, par. of St. Cuthbert 30 Nov. 161 5 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1700 

Meldrum, Mr. George, burgess of Craill. See Williamson, Jonet. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to Peter Stevin, mariner in 

Borrowstons, par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 7 Nov. 1632 

„ Henry, in Raith. See Lamb, Lucras. 
„ James, in the Mains of Dowhill. See Thomson, Marion. 
„ John, merchant, burgess, Edinburgh 16 Apr. 1630 

John, in Carribber. See Gib, Helen. 

Robert, in Bordland of Cleische, in Fife 8 June 1605 

Mr. Robert, minister of Yester 13 Feb. 1700 and 24 June 1702 

Mr. William, late minister in Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1684 

Mellis, James, in Aikenheid. See Whyte, Beatrix. 
Melrose, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Mar. 1666 

See also Pursell, Marion. 
„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1650 

„ William, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 20 July 1616 

Melvill, Andrew, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 10 Mar. 1654 

See also Smyth, Helen. 
„ Andrew, of Pittachope, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Oct. 1661 

„ Mr. Andrew, minister at Morham 27 Feb. 1690 

,, Andro, writer in Edinburgh 21 Oct. 1699 

„ Andro, in the Hauch. See Bruce, Cristian. 
„ Archibald, in Blairerno, son lawful to Walter Melvill, in 

Blairemo, par. of Glenbervie, in the Mearns 11 July 1607 

,, Christian. See Oliphant, Thomas, in Hilcairney. 

„ Daniel, W.S. 16 Aug. 1653 

„ Major David 29 Nov. 165 1 

,, Mr. Ephram, at Linlithgow 2 Sept. 1653 

„ Frederick, only lawful son to umquhile Mr. William M., 
commendator of Tungland, senator of the College 
of Justice 17 June 1614 

„ George, in Tranent. See Clunie, Margaret. 

„ Hendry, in W'ester-Ferney, par. of Monymaill, in Fife 19 July 1606 

„ James, tailor out with the West-port of Edinburgh 22 Apr. 1646 






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Melvill, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh See Glen, Marjorie. 
James, in Sauchie. See Watson, Margaret. 

John, mariner, indweller in Leith 15 Feb. 1605 

John, elder, of Raith, in Fife 19 Mar. 1606 

Lieutenant-Colonel John 11 Dec. 1652 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1676 

Jonet, elder, relict of James Johnestoun, of Elphingstoun, 

par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 3 Mar. 1604 

Jonet, relict of James Wilson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

21 Jan. 1606 
Katherine, sometime spouse to Mr. John Johnstoun, Master 

of the New College of St. Andrews (vol. 45) 14 Oct. 1609 

Margaret, sometime spouse to John Wylie, husbandman, 

par. of Conveth, in the Mearns 7 Apr. 1609 

Margaret, relict of Andrew Cranstoune, chyrudgeone, bur- 
gess of Aberdeen 8 Oct. 1668 
Margaret, spouse to Mr. Edward Jamesone, in Edinburgh 24 Dec. 1670 
Robert, Lord of Monymaill 10 Mar. 1636 
William, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Feb. 1603 
Mr. William, commendator of Tungland, senator of the 



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„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Grahame, Jeane. 

„ William, indweller in Edinburgh. See Wilson, Jonet. 

Melvine, Patrick, sailor in Prestonpans 16 Feb. 1658 

Mennone, James, baxter in Seatoune H. 1 1 Jan. 1653 

Menteith, John, Earl of 27 Oct. 1607 

„ See also Monteith. 
Menzies, Agnes, sometime spouse to Henry Polwart, of Adie- 
weill, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Alexander, soldier in Captain Hume's Company 
„ Archibald, fiar of Culdaires 

„ Christian. See Young, George, tenant in Winsburgh. 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to William Lummisdene, in 

Lurge-Towie, par. of Inshadin, sher. of Perth 
„ Elizabeth, relict of John Lyndesay, in Newhall, par. of 

Culter, sher. of Lanark 
,, Grissell, sometime spouse to Mr. James Grant of Arduely, 

par. of Keith, sher. of Banff 
,, John, in Wester-Hilhouse, par. of Linlithgow 

See also Charles, Elspeth. 
„ John, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ John, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ John, fermorer in Restalrig 
„ John, in Eister Hilhous. See Gilmour, Grissall. 
„ John, in Caldcoittis. See Pursell, Katherine. 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Michael Libbertoun, meal- 
maker, indweller in Potteraw 
„ Robert, in Seybegs, par. of Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 
Thomas, elder, litster, burgess of Musselburgh 
Thomas, of Tygermagh 
Thomas, younger, burgess of Musselburgh 
Thomas, litster, burgess of Musselburgh. See Bell, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, burgess of Musselburgh. See Heriot, Agnes ; and 

Scott, Geills. 
„ Thomas, indweller in Edinburgh. See Scott, Jeane. 

,, W r illiam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1640 

„ Mr. William, writer in Edinburgh 21 Aug. 1699 

„ William, younger, of Castlehill. See Douglas, Jane. 
Mercer, Cicell, relict of Mr. Alexander Cockburn, Regent of the 
College of Edinburgh, and Grissell Cockburne, her 
daughter 24 Nov. 1697 






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280 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Mercer, Euphane. See Graham, Robert, indweller in the Canongate. 
„ Sir James, of Aldie 20 Apr. 1682 

„ John, in Craig toun, par. of Fossoquhy, sher. of Perth 25 June 1602 

„ Laurence, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1680 

„ Laurence, of London, merchant 15 Sept. 1692 

„ William, of Grenespott, par. of Tyningham, constab. of Haddington 

10 Apr. 1638 
Merche, Katherine, sometime relict of John Blak, in Dalmahoy, 
and last spouse to John Weir, in Dalmahoy-town, 
sher. of Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1614 

„ William, servitor to my Lord Flemyng, indweller in Waterston 

25 Feb. 1630 
Merchingstoun, Bessie, lawful daughter to umquhile Thomas 

M., in Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 24 Jan. 1621 

„ Mr. David, sometime minister at Ormestoune 24 Aug. 1647 

„ Edward, burgess of Musselburgh 24 June 1631 

„ Edward, in Inveresk. See Thomson, Bessy. 
„ Gavvin, coilhewar in Carbarrie, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 

30 Dec. 1614 
„ Helen, daughter lawful to umquhile Mr. David M., minister 

at Ormiestoune 31 Jan. 1662 

,, Isobel, spouse to Robert Turnbull, merchant in Edinburgh 22 May 1667 
„ James, burgess and indweller in Edinburgh 22 June 1613 

„ John, in Linlithgow 7 May 1629 

„ John, portioner of Inveresk 19 Nov. 1647 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Anderson, in Inveresk, 

sher. of Edinburgh 5 Dec. 1609 

„ Thomas, in Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 2 June 1604 

„ Thomas, son lawful to Mr. Thomas M., archdeacon of Caithness 23 July 1641 
„ William, portioner of Inveresk. See Scot, Geilis ; and Smart, Jonet. 
Merk, Elspeth, sometime spouse to Thomas Thomsoun, in 

Quhytfeild, par. of Lyntoun, sher. of Peebles 29 June 1609 

Merrylees. See Mirrieleys. 
Merstoune, Alison, sometime spouse to John Bonkill, mealmaker, 

in Leith 21 May 161 3 

,, Christian, and James Taitt, gardener in Elphingstoun, her spouse 

H. 31 Oct. 1656 
„ John, coilhewar in the Myleis, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 

5 Apr. 1610 
„ William, burgess of Musselburgh 24 July 1630 

See also Anderson, Geillis. 
„ Captain William 10 July 1649 

Middilmest, Thomas, of Greistoun. See Sinclair, Marion. 

Middletoun, John, Earl of 14 Apr. 1679 and 4 July 1688 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Alexander Arbuthnot, of 

Pitcairlis, par. of Arbuthnot, in the Mearns 18 Feb. 1607 

,, Robert, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1606 

Milkim, Bessie, and James Skeid, in Over Keith, her husband 15 Aug. 1663 

„ John, in Pilmer, par. of Lauder, sher. of Berwick 13 June 1605 

„ Patrick, in Lestoune 31 Dec. 1667 

,, Thomas, in Leystoune, par. of Humbie 15 Aug. 1663 

Mill, Alexander, servitor to Mr. Harry Foulles, commisser of Edinburgh 

6 Jan. 1652 
„ David, indweller in Smeeton 22 Oct. 1658 
„ George, in Garvald-kirk. See Meikle, Isobel. 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Livingstoun, burgess 

of the Canongate 4 Apr. 1650 

„ Thomas, in Mertoun 11 Apr. 1609 

Millar or Miller, Adam, mealmaker in Dalkeith 23 Aug. 1687 

„ Agnes, relict of William Thomesone, in Over-Cassiltoun, 

par. of Curmannok, sher. of Lanark 15 June 1609 



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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 281 

Millar or Miller, Alexander, alias Uten, in Leucharis-Myltoun, in Fife 

13 Jan. 1607 

Alexander, butterman, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Nov. 1607 

Alexander, master tailor to his Majesty 14 July 1617 

Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Nov. 1630 

Alexander, servitor to Mark Hamiltoun, of Nether-Urde 10 July 1644 

Alexander, advocate 27 May 1653 

Alexander, servitor to Mark Hamilton, macer. See Couper, Margaret. 
Alexander, in Scone. See Blair, Agnes. 

Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lamb, Agnes. 
Alison, spouse to John Stewart, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

29 July 1647 

Andro, in Newburgh in Fife, servitor to my Lord of Culross 12 June 1606 

Andro, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Nov. 1696 
Mr. Andrew, minister at Morham. See Douglas, Elizabeth. 
Andro, in Spittell. See Dun, Marion. 

Archibald, indweller in Kirklistoun 22 Mar. 1653 
Christian, spouse to Robert Finlasone, indweller in Edinburgh 

3 Dec. 1673 

Cuthbert, Writer to the Signet 14 Feb. 1632 

David, in Leflennok of Ochiltrie in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 7 Feb. 1604 
Elizabeth, indweller in Edinburgh, lawful daughter to the 

deceased James M., fermorerin Dolphington 24 Sept. 1696 

George, walker, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Dec. 1614 
Helen, sometime spouse to Edward Hemphill, in Fynnik, 

par. of Kilmarnock, in Cuningham 12 Oct. 1601 
Helen, lawful daughter to the deceased William M., bur- 
gess of Glasgow 28 Aug. 1666 
Hendrie, in the Water of Leith 11 Dec. 1657 
Hucheoun, in Tullibodie, sher. of Clackmannan 6 Mar. 1606 
James, son to umquhile Robert M., maltman in Coklaw, 

par. of Curry, sher. of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 1602 

Mr. James, advocate 26 Oct. 1648 

Mr. James, lawful son to umquhile Cuthbert M., W.S. 4 May 1664 

James, son to the deceased John M., in Preston 17 June 1669 

James, stationer, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Aug. 1672 

James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1691 

James, merchant in Edinburgh 8 Feb. 1694 
James, of Gourlay-bankis. See Thomson, Marion ; and 

Whyte, Marion. 
Mr. James, prebendary of Aberargie. See Urie, Margaret. 

John, elder, baxter, burgess of Stirling 2 June 1603 

John, in Langlandis, par. of Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 17 June 1606 

John, stabler, indweller in Edinburgh 28 Nov. 1609 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 June 161 1 
John, wobster in Linton, par. of Prestonkirk, constab. of 

Haddington 29 Dec. 1619 

John, in the Walk-mylne, par. of Currie, sher. of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1627 
John, W.S. 23 Jan. 1646 and 24 Dec. 1647 

John, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 22 June 1654 

John, bookbinder, burgess of Edinburgh 15 July 1656 

John, in Leith 12 June 1662 

John, indweller in Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1668 

John, bookbinder, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1675 

John, M.D. 2 May 1677 

John, portioner in Lintoun 13 Mar. 1689 

John, tailor in Portsburgh 30 May 1694 
John. See Chrystie, John, burgess of Kinghorn. 
John, in the Canonmills. Sec Dunlop, Barbara. 
John, in Linlithgow. See Maxtoun, Helen. 
John, in Cathkin. See Robson, Margaret. 



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282 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Millar or Miller, Jonet, sometime spouse to James Haistie, tailor, 

burgess of Edinburgh n Oct. 1617 

„ Jonet, relict of John Muir, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Dec. 1630 
„ Joseph, advocate 5 June 1643 

Sec also Aird, Bathia. 
„ Lillias, spouse to John Nicoll, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

20 Oct. 1652 
„ Margaret, spouse to Robert Johnston, baxtcr, burgess of Edinburgh 

21 Jan. 1641 
„ Margaret, spouse to John Hoge, in Hairhead, in the par. 

of Innerwick 
„ Margaret, spouse to Andro Dods, in Westhall 
„ Margaret. See Richardson, Margaret. 
„ Marie, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ Marion, in Lintoune 
„ Ninian, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ Patrick, in Gormyre. See Grintoun, Marjory. 
„ Robert, in Brodell, par. of Abernethy, sher. of Perth 
„ Robert, in the Brigend of Musselburgh 
„ Robert, tenant at Bothwell, par. of Spott 
„ Stevin, in Braid, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Susanna, relict of John Henrie, indweller in Leith 
„ Thomas, in Northbank, beside Linlithgow 
„ Thomas, tailor in the Canongate, and Marion Monteith, his spouse 

31 Mar. 1646 
„ Thomas, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Apr. 1654 

„ Thomas, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 26 June 1672 

„ Thomas, mealmaker in the Water of Leith. See Duncan, Jeane. 
„ Thomas, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Trotter, Marion. 
„ William, brother to Ninian M., in Dalpedder, par. of Kirk- 

bryde, sher. of Dumfries 10 Mar. 1601 

,, William, in Abirrargie, sher. of Perth 18 Nov. 1602 

,, William, wright, burgess of Glasgow 2 Jan. 1604 

„ William, vester in Abirrargie, par. of Abernethy, sher. of Perth 

4 June 1606 
„ William, in Knowes, par. of Tuninghame, constab. of Haddington 

19 July 1622 
„ William, servitor to Sir William Dick, of Braid 7 Feb. 1646 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 June 1649 

„ William, indweller in the Water of Leith 30 Sept. 165 1 

See also Bishop, Christian. 
„ William, mason in Keneill 10 Dec. 1668 

„ William, indweller in Duddingston. Sec Liddell, Margaret. 
„ William, maltman, burgess of Perth. See Martin, Cristian. 
Mills, Elizabeth, servitrix to Margaret Skeine, relict of Mr. 

Robert Lermonth, advocate 13 Oct. 1653 

Miniman, John, merchant, burgess of Dundee (vol. 45) 25 Dec. 1609 

See also Keir, Katherinc. 
Minto, George, cordiner, burgess of the Canongate 13 Jan. 1648 

See also Thomson, Marion. 

Mirk, Mr. James, preacher of the Gospel, indweller in Edinburgh 27 Oct. 1686 

Mirrie, John, writer in Edinburgh 12 Dec. 1687 

Mirrieleys, Bartilmo, garner, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Nov. 1645 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to John Hog, in Dalkeith, sher. 

of Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1617 

„ James, in Wester-Pencaitland, and Elspeth Blair, his spouse 

25 Mar. 1664 
„ Jonet, relict of George Robieson, in Newbigging, burgess 

of Musselburgh 15 Dec. 1632 

Mirriman, John, common cook, burgess of Edinburgh. See 
Ewart, Katherine. 



1601-1700.] Comwiissariot of Edinburgh. 283 

Mitchelhill, Elizabeth. See Mitchell, James, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Nov. 1625 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Andro Hairt, bookseller, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 17 Mar. 1606 
Mitchell, Adam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Oct. 1655 
„ Adam, fermourer in Over Libertoun 16 Jan. 1680 
„ Adam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Nov. 1680 
,, Adam, seaman in Prestonpans 21 Feb. 1690 
„ Alexander, par. of West Calder 17 June and 27 Sept. 1669 
„ Alexander, clerk to the Artillery 5 July 1698 
„ Andrew, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 13 May 1697 
„ Andro, in Kynnynmonth. See Archibald, Elizabeth. 
„ Andro, gardener of the Abbey yeards. See Beattie, Margaret. 
„ Christian, spouse to James Robertson, in Glenskenneth 24 Nov. 1607 
,, Cristian, relict of James M'Andrew, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1665 

„ David, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Mar. 1646 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Nov. 1651 

See also Gray, Jonet. 
,, David, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Sept. 1698 

See also Davidson, Jean. 
„ Elspeth, relict of John Monteith, in Redding, and some- 
time spouse to William Marschell, miller at Kin- 
neil-mylne, par. of Kinneill, sher. of Linlithgow 20 Nov. 1617 

„ George, burgess of Linlithgow 25 June 1602 

„ George, maltman at the East end of the Brig of Tay, bur- 
gess of Perth 19 July 1606 
„ George, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Nov. 1613 
„ George, smith, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Apr. 1691 
„ George, maltman, burgess of Dundee. See Auchinleck, Grissel. 
„ George, in Ratho. Sec Hadden, Jonet. 
„ Helen, servitrix to George Reid, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 Apr. 1646 
„ Isobel, spouse to John Robertson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 June 1643 
,, Isobel, spouse to John Taitt, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1663 
,, Isobel, relict of William Wilkie, mealmaker and miller in Cramond 

24 Nov. 1683 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 24 Feb. and 2 June 1609 

„ James, minister at Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 19 July 1626 

„ James, colhewar in Hilderstoune 29 Jan. 1653 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Elizabeth 

Mitchelhill, his spouse 20 Dec. 1662 

„ James, in Morton 8 June 1666 

„ James, corporal to Captain Hurrie 8 Nov. 1671 

„ James, gardener in the Abbey 12 May 1675 

„ James, cordiner in Fisherraw, and Helen Lauchland, spouses 16 June 1681 
,, James, gardener at Carington 6 May 1696 

„ James, soldier in General Monk's Company. See Johnstone, Agnes. 
„ Janet, relict of John Wallace, in Winchburgh 23 Mar. 1683 

„ Jeane. See Glen, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Jean, relict of Thomas Blair, vintiner in Edinburgh 22 Jan. 1678 

„ John, in Nether Eglismaldie, par. of Pert, sher. of Angus 5 July 1603 

„ John, in Balmaw, par. of Newtyle, Angus 27 Feb. 1604 

„ John, cordiner in Fisherrow, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 

14 Feb. 1615 
„ John, indweller in Leith 9 Sept. 1623 

„ John, in Turnidykes, par. of Crichton, sher. of Edinburgh 30 Nov. 1632 
„ John, flesher, indweller in Leith 29 Aug. 1649 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Apr. 1677 



284 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Mitchell, John, cobler in Edinburgh 6 Nov. 1677 

„ John, merchant in Rotterdam, in Holland 18 June 1678 

„ John, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Apr. 1682 

See also Craig, Marion. 

„ John, burgess of Haddington 14 June 1683 

„ John, smith in the Mint 21 June 1692 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Scot, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 7 Sept. 1616 
„ Jonet, servitrix to umquhile Sliman Balcanquell, indweller 

in Edinburgh 4 Dec. 1645 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Nicoll Cok, maltman in the 

Canongate 7 June 1605 

„ Margaret, spouse to George Wod, baxter, burgess of Perth 2 Nov. 1607 
„ Margaret, relict of Edward Edzer, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

10 May 1626 

„ Mathew, smith, indweller in Leith 30 July 1639 
„ Mathew, younger, smith in Leith, and Katherine Pottir, 

his mother 25 Dec. 1645 

„ Michael, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 9 July 1610 
„ Michael, in Clackmannan. See Coustoun, Grissell. 
„ Michaell, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hamilton, Grissell. 

„ Patrick, in Preston 14 Aug. 1684 
„ Patrick, portioner of Preston, and William M., portioner 

there, cousin-german on the father's side to the said Patrick 

16 Dec. 1698 

„ Robert, in Auldkeir, sher. of Perth 7 June 1608 

„ Robert, in Over Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 16 Feb. 1622 

„ Robert, younger, smith, indweller in Leith 10 Mar. 1641 

„ Robert, in Morton 15 July 1687 
„ Robert, in Turnydykes. See Hall, Marion. 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Dec. 1642 

William, timberman in Leith 6 Aug. 1646 

William, in Stonyburne 14 Jan. 1664 

„ William, younger, merchant in Edinburgh 23 Mar. 1686 

„ William, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 7 July 1687 
„ William, late servitor to ... . Drumond, of Lundy, 

Governor of Edinburgh Castle 12 July 1690 

„ William, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Sept. 1694 
„ William, at the Mylne of Sklaitfurde. See Will, Marjory. 
„ William, in Over Liberton. See Symontoun, Jonet. 
Mitchelson, Adam, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See 

Slowane, Elizabeth. 

„ Alexander, gairner in the Byris, par. of Haddington 23 Jan. 1618 

,, Alexander, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Aug. 1640 

„ David, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Nov. 1627 
„ David, merchant. See Muirhead, Isobel. 
„ George, parson of Middiltoun, in North Berwick, constab. 

of Haddington 8 May 1620, 3 Mar. 1621, and 20 Apr. 1628 

„ George, in Middiltoun. See Halyburton, Euffame. 

,, Isobel, relict of James Gayrnes, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Aug. 1665 
„ Isobel, spouse to John Scot, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Mar. 1668 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Apr. 1616 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 June 1662 

„ Mr. James, minister at Bothans, constab. of Haddington 28 June 1626 

See also Borthwick, Euphame. 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Dickson, Margaret. 
„ James, younger, maltman. See Richardson, Cristian. 

„ John, in Curry, par. of Borthuick, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Aug. 1613 

„ John, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Sept. 1644 
„ Margaret, lawful daughter to umquhile George M., chirur- 

geon, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Sept. 1665 



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1 601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 285 

Mitchelson, Robert, chamberlain of the Lordship of Dalkeith 17 May 1653 

„ Robert, in Stow 23 May 1654 

„ Mr. Robert, writer in Edinburgh 28 Apr. 1699 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 July 1661 

„ Walter, baxter, burgess of Kirkcaldy 11 Feb. 1609 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Dec. 1668 

See also Speir, Elizabeth. 
„ William, in Dunglas-mylnne. See Heriot, Agnes. 
Mochrie, John, in Maynhill, par. of Monkland, sher. of Lanark 31 Mar. 1609 
Modrall, Bessie, sometime spouse to Robert M'Coull, flesher, 

burgess of the Canongate 16 Mar. 1632 

„ Margaret, relict of Alexander Cluny, indweller in Edinburgh 26 June 1634 
„ Marion, relict of Thomas Drummond, flesher, burgess of 

the Canongate 17 Apr. 1635 

Moffat, Andrew, maltman in Penycuik, and last in Over Liberton 13 Nov. 1622 
„ Bader, in Uplawcleuch. See Philp, Margaret. 

„ Bessie, spouse to Thomas Reid, indweller in Edinburgh 12 Apr. 1649 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Thomas Tuedy, in Wester 

Olipher, par. of Drummalzear, sher. of Peebles 13 June 1609 

„ David, in Cornezettem, sher. of Roxburgh 21 Feb. 1609 

„ Eliazar, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Nov. 1620 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Feb. 1608 

„ Hendrie, indweller in Leith 2 Oct. 1675 

„ James, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 22 June 1641 

„ James, flesher, indweller in Dalkeith. See Baird, Bessie. 
„ John, in Brokehouk, par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 15 July 1625 

„ John, younger, of Blaikehoipe, par. of Heriot-mure, sher. 

of Edinburgh 24 Jan. 1626 

„ John, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1649 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Warke, Marjory. 
,, Jonet, relict of Alexander Kaiddie, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 May 1625 
„ Jonet. See Edmondstoun, David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Auchinleck, in 

Saltpreston, par. of Preston, constab. of Haddington 9 Aug. 1605 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to William Clerkson, smith, 

burgess of Edinburgh 2 Feb. 1625 

„ Nicoll, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Aug. 1687 

„ Peter, in Sauchton-hall 5 Feb. 1630 

See also Cunynghame, Helen. 
„ Robert, in Harlaw, par. of Currie, sher. of Edinburgh 26 June 1632 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lambert, 

Helen ; and Marjoribanks, Rachel. 
„ Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 June 1648 
„ Thomas and Isobel, bairns lawful to umquhile Lieutenant- 
Colonel Thomas M. 25 Sept. 1651 
„ Ensign Thomas 19 July 1653 
„ Thomas, in Duringtoun. See Laidlaw, Bessie. 
„ Walter, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Agnes Clerk, 

his spouse 4 Dec. 1645 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 May 1667 

,, William, in Mylneknow. See Caldcleugh, Catherine. 
Moir, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 7 Feb. 1609 

„ Alexander, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Clerk, Janet. 
,, Christian, sometime spouse to Andrew Balvard, in Aber- 

nethy, par. of Perth 18 Mar. 1601 

„ David, in Baiglie. See Durie, Elizabeth. 

„ George, skipper in Leith 13 Mar. 1645 

„ John, sometime archer of the King of France's guard, in- 
dweller in Edinburgh 22 June 1630 
„ John, shoemaker, burgess of Linlithgow. See Nasmyth, Euphan. 



286 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Moir, Thomas, portioner of Aberargie, par. of Abernethy, sher. of Perth 

8 June 1603 

Moncreif, David, baxtcr, burgess of Perth 1 Aug. 1O05 

„ Hew, maltman in the Canongate 27 Sept. 1673 

,, John, son to the deceased . . . M., of Easter-Moncreif 13 Dec. 1688 
„ John, in Carpow. See Condie, Jonet. 
„ Lieutenant. See Denholme, Margaret 
„ Nicoll, portioner of Auchtermuchtie, servitor to his Majesty, 

indweller in Leith 30 Mar. 1632 

„ William, bowar, burgess of Edinburgh 30 May 1627 

See also Young, Katherine. 
Moncur, Alison, sometime spouse to George Greive, customer of 

Edinburgh 12 Dec. 1625 

„ Andro, in the Raws, par. of Forgund, sher. of Perth 21 Jan. 1602 

„ Andrew, putriman, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Aug. 1665 

„ George, vintiner, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Apr. 1697 
„ John, in Cowie, par. of Fetteresso, in the Mearns (vol. 45) 29 July 1609 

„ John, messenger, indweller in Edinburgh 4 June 1610 
„ John, of Slains. See Wood, Elizabeth. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Scrymgeour, of Fardill, 

par. of Cluney, sher. of Perth 3 Mar. 1603 
,, Maillie, sometime spouse to Patrik Amer, par. of Eist Gor- 

doun, sher. of Berwick 18 Apr. 1605 

„ William, in Nevay, par. of Nevay, in Angus 3 Jan. 1607 

Monfod, John, in Bonhard 19 July 1682 

„ Margaret, daughter lawful to umquhile Hew M., of that Ilk 23 Feb. 1665 

Mongall, William, maltman, indweller in Falkirk 23 Nov. 1602 

Monorgane, James, servitor to my Lord Cranston, of that Ilk 23 July 1646 
Monorgound, Mr. Thomas, in Argayth, par. of Erroll, sher. of Perth 

14 May 1607 
Monro, Agnes, sometime spouse to Angus M'Culloch, in Craig- 

house, par, of Tarbat, sher. of Inverness 7 Aug. 1601 

„ Mr. Alexander, under-clerk of Session 7 Apr. 1691 
„ Andrew, of Daan, tutor of Fowlis, par. of Kilterne and 

Creiche, sher. of Inverness 16 Mar. 1609 
„ Captain Andro, Captain in General Major Monro's 

Regiment in Ireland 22 Nov. 1647 
„ Colonel Andrew, brother-german to Sir John Monroe, of Foulls 8 Mar. 1698 
„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Hucheoun Monro, of Assin, 

par. of Alnes, sher. of Inverness 8 Dec. 1601 

„ Mr. David, M.D. 3 Oct. 1662 
„ George, of Knokfethie. See M'Culloch, Elizabeth. 

„ Hector, of Foulis, par. of Kilterne, sher. of Inverness 23 Dec. 1605 
„ Hector, of Cattell. See Gollen, Margaret. 

„ Hucheoun, of Assin, par. of Alnes, sher. of Inverness 1 Nov. 1608 
„ Mr. Hugh, W.S. 2 May 1692 and 30 Oct. 1705 

„ Hugh, bowar, burgess of Edinburgh 15 May 1677 

See also Kell, Janet. 

„ Hugh, sometime soldier in Edinburgh Castle 11 Jan. 1693 

„ John, of Pitchonochtie, par. of Avach, sher. of Inverness 26 June 1605 
„ John, portioner of Inveresk. See Hamilton, Marie. 

„ Mr. Robert, advocate 24 July 1697 

Monteir, David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 July 1690 
„ Margaret, widow, indweller in Edinburgh, and Jonet 

Williamson, widow there, her daughter 29 June 1647 

Monteith, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Aug. 1636 
„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, son lawful to 

umquhile Alexander M., merchant, burgess of the said burgh 

31 May 1656 and 26 Jan. 1676 
„ Dame Anna, relict of Sir Walter Dundas, of that Ilk, par. 

of Dummany, sher. of Linlithgow 29 June 1644 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 287 

Monteith, Charles, of Randifoord 21 Apr. 1676 

„ Cristian, spouse to James Chalmers, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 June 1649 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 Jan. 1693, 3 July 1697, 26 May 1699, and 27 May 1736 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Aitchison, Marion. 
„ Gilles, spouse to William Elfingstoune, brother to the Laird 

of Calderhall 25 July 1671 

„ Harry, in Langtoun, par. of Falkirk 30 June 1603 

„ James, skipper, indweller in Leith 23 Nov. 1625 

„ James, of Aldcathie 22 June 1672 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Aug. 1675 

„ James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Waddell, Margaret. 
„ Janet, relict of Mr. Thomas M'Gill, sometimes preacher in 

Ireland, and thereafter spouse to also deceased Mr. 

James Eliot, student of Divinity in Edinburgh 18 June 1658 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 June 1624 

„ John, of Harveistoun, par. of Borthuick, sher. of Edinburgh 9 July 1636 
„ John, printer in Edinburgh 20 July 1674 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Aug. 1678 

„ John, chirurgeon-apothecary in Linlithgow 29 Dec. 1697 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 May 1699 

„ John, in Redding. See Mitchell, Elspeth. 
„ Jonet, relict of Walter Stirling, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

17 Sept. 1640 
„ Jonet, spouse to John Gordon, indweller in Linlithgow 14 May 1655 

„ Lewis, sometime provost of Linlithgow 26 June 1672 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Cleghorn, skledder, 

indweller in Edinburgh 12 Oct. 1635 

„ Marion. See Millar, Thomas, tailor in the Canongate. 
„ Marjory, servitrix to Dame Annas Monteith, Lady Dundas 13 Dec. 1630 
„ Sir Patrick 26 Jan. and 14 Sept. 1676, and 10 Oct. 1677 

„ Robert, younger, fiar of Wester Quarter, par. of Airth, sher. 

of Stirling 21 June 1605 

„ Robert, son lawful to the deceased Walter M., of Kers, knight 

24 May 1655 
„ Robert, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh. See Steill, Marion. 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Sydserff, Marion. 
„ William, appeirand of Randiefurde, par. of Logy, sher. of Stirling 

11 Aug. 1601 
„ William, of Carriber 30 Sept. 1687 

See also Boyd, Christian. 
„ Sir William, of Kerse. See Bruce, Dame Marion. 
„ William, of Balderstoun. See Watt, Helen. 
Montgomerie, Agnes, relict of Andro Ros, apothecary in Edinburgh 26 June 1686 
,, Alaster, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh. See Brigs, Kath- 

erine ; and Hutcheson, Katherine. 
„ Alexander, son lawful to umquhile George M., brother to 

the Laird of Skermorlie 9 Feb. 1650 

„ Barbara. See Ker, Robert, of Kersland. 

„ Ezecheill, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Feb. 1666 

„ George, brother-german to Sir Robert M., elder, of 

Skelmorlie, indweller in Edinburgh 25 July 1635 

,, Hew, in Over-Grie, par. of Beith in Cunynghame, sher. of Ayr 1 1 Dec. 1602 
„ Hew, mariner, indweller in Leith 24 July 1623 

„ Lieutenant-Colonel John 15 Jan. 1653 

„ Major John, second lawful son to Alexander, Earl of Eglington 

12 Mar. 1694 
„ Jonet, relict of . . . Seattoune, in Tranent 24 Sept. 1661 
„ Katrene, sometime spouse to John Smyth, in Auchingowne, 

par. of Lochquhynnoche, sher. of Renfrew 28 Aug. 1602 



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[ 1 60 1 - 1 700. 



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Montgomerie, Margaret, sometime spouse to James Schaw, of 

Grenok, sher. of Renfrew 19 Jan. 1607 

„ Dame Margaret, relict of Robert, Earl of Wintoun, Lord 

Seytoun, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 
„ Marie, relict of Captain Robert Abercrombie 
„ Lady Marie, Countess of Wintounc 
„ Neill, lawful son to the deceased Neill M., of Langshaw 
Neill, in Grenefute of Kilwynning. See Campbell, Alison. 
Robert 

William, of Sevinaikers, par. of Kilwynning, in Cuningham, 
sher. of Ayr 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ William, of Balliskeock, in Co. Down, in Ireland 
Montrose, John, Earl of, Great High Commissioner of Scotland 
Monypenny, Mr. Archibald, fiar of Pilrig, sher. of Edinburgh 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to David Moniepennie, of 

Pitmillie, par. of Craill, in Fife 
„ Mr. George, minister at Prestonpans 
„ Mr. Patrik, minister at Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 
„ Patrik, of Pilrik, in Glendowane, sher. of Perth 
„ Robert, maltman at the West-port of Edinburgh 
„ Mr. William, advocate 
Moore or More, John, elder, in Humbe 
,, John, skipper in North Leith 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh. Sec Dalrymple, Jeane. 
„ Patrick, in Whittinghame 24 June 

Morgone, Mr. William, clerk-vicar of Arnurgher, in the Co. of 



27 July 


1626 


15 June 


1646 


18 June 


1678 


5 May 


1680 


26 Apr. 


1605 


15 Jan. 


1606 


24 May 


1611 


30 Oct. 


1685 


9 Feb. 


1609 


24 July 


1602 


18 June 


1606 


15 Mar. 


1678 


15 May 


j6i6 


28 June 


1606 


3 Feb. 


1602 


18 Nov. 


1700 


19 June 


1655 


26 Feb. 


1686 



Westmeath, Ireland 
Morphie, James, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 
„ John, tailor, indweller in Edinburgh 
„ John, son to the deceased James M., tailor. 



29 May 1694 and 9 Dec. 
17 Mar. 1656 and 26 Dec. 



13 Dec. 



burgess of Edinburgh 

30 May 
11 Mar. 






Morris, Andro, wobster. burgess of Innerkeithing 
„ Cristian, relict of Marcus Law, in the Mure of Duncrub, 

par. of Donyng, sher. of Perth 
„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Andro Dick, in Scuney-hill 
of Newgrange, par. of St. Andrews, in Fife 
Henry, in Kilmaron 
Jonet, relict of John Burne, in Graycornehill, par. of Clackmannan 

2 Jan 
Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas Butter, in Coithill, par. 

of Cluney, sher. of Perth 
Margaret, sometime spouse to John Darling, in Rossy, 

sher. of Perth 
Patrik, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 
Thomas, in Pitgolony. See Russell, Elspeth. 
William, burgess of Craill, and Barbara Ramsay, his spouse 



14 Jan. 

7 Mar. 
22 Dec. 



23 July 

17 June 
21 July 



Morrison, Mr. Alexander, of Prestongrange, senator of the 
College of Justice 

See also Maule, Helenor. 
Sir Alexander, of Prestongrange 






4 June 
16 Mar. 
18 Apr. 



Cristian, sometime spouse to Mr. Andrew Dick, of Craighouse 1 Feb. 



See Home, Jonet. 



Mr. George, of Pitfour, advocate 
George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
Harry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

See also Dick, Christian ; and Spottiswood, Jonet. 
Harry, customer at the Potterraw-port of Edinburgh 
Helen, sometime spouse to Mr. Samuel Johnstoun, of the 

Cheines, beside Edinburgh 
Isaac, merchant, burgess and baillie of Edinburgh 
James, in the Myltoun of Rattray, sher. of Perth 



12 Dec. 

19 Feb. 

23 Jan. 

6 Mar. 

31 Jan. 

6 July 



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707 
661 
655 

668 
608 

604 

607 
607 

607 

608 

601 
620 

602 

632 

687 
650 

693 
624 

646 

627 
611 

605 



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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 289 

Morrison, James, lawful son to umquhile Isaac M., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh n Sept. 1626 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Jonet Ker, 

his spouse 18 June 1631 

James, smith, indweller in Drum, par. of Carridine 28 June 1650 

Janet, Lady Mortounhall 20 Mar. 1676 

Jean, lawful daughter to the deceased Robert M., of Dalkeith 

27 Sept. 1677 

„ John, burgess of Dumfries 23 Feb. 1604 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 July 1615 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Dec. 1642 

„ John, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh, and Janet Quhattane, 

his spouse 20 Apr. 1646 

„ John, in Linlithgow 18 Sept. 1661 

„ John, workman in Leith 12 May 1687 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Thomas Inglis, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 14 Feb. 1609 

„ Jonet, relict of John M'Rankane, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 3 Aug. 1696 

„ Katherine, relict of Adam Rae, of Pitfuird (Pitsindie) 24 Dec. 1627 

„ Lilias, sometime spouse to Patrik Heleis, younger, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Nov. 1612 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Keir, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 Sept. 1615 

„ Margaret, lawful daughter to umquhile Harry M., mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 21 July 1627 
„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Glasgow 4 Jan. 1603 
„ Robert, at the Eist-port of Linlithgow 23 Jan. 1633 
„ Robert, younger, in Culbowie. See Brock, Margaret. 
„ Sara, sometime spouse to James Inglis, younger, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 28 Feb. 1618 

„ Samuel, indweller in Leith. See Robertson, Jonet ; and 

Scott, Christian. 
„ Mr. Thomas, doctor of medicine, indweller in Edinburgh 12 July 1603 

„ Mr. Walter, minister at the Kirk of Garvok, in the Mearns 15 Mar. 1606 
Mortimer, Elizabeth, relict of Thomas Calderwood, late Dean of Guild 
of Edinburgh, and Mr. Archibald C., minister at the 
Abbey of Holyroodhouse, her son 20 Dec. 1681 and 7 Oct. 1685 
„ Jean, daughter to the deceased Thomas M., late baillie of 

Aberdeen 16 June 1681 

„ John, of Flemyngtoun, in Angus 20 June 1609 

See also Wishart, Elspeth. 
Mortoun, Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Broun, Margaret. 
„ Countess of. See Villiers, Dame Anna. 

„ Elizabeth, and James Dawling, in Queensferry, her husband 11 Nov. 1687 
„ Helen, spouse to John Hamilton, in Pumpherstoune 30 Aug. 1677 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to David Edzer, stabler, burgess 

of Edinburgh n Sept. 1621 

„ John, skipper, indweller in Leith, and Marion Hodge, his 

relict 5 Apr. 1609 

„ John, skipper in Pittinweyme 27 June 1682 

„ John, skipper, indweller in Leith. See Gibson, Agnes. 
„ Marion, relict of Peter Algeo, portioner of Eister-Walkin- 

schaw, par. of Paisley, sher. of Renfrew 30 Apr. 1604 

„ Captain Rodger 18 Aug. 1666 and 1 Feb. 1667 

„ Robert, in Wester-Inchemartin, par. of Enroll, sher. of Perth 3 June 1602 
„ Robert, skipper, indweller in Leith 15 May 1619 

„ Robert, in Elistoun, par. of Kirkliston, sher. of Linlithgow 18 Aug. 1648 
„ William, Earl of 17 Feb. 1682 

Moscrope, Mr. John, of Cassilton, advocate in Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1601 

„ Mr. John, advocate. See Fouller, Katherine. 

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290 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Moses, Thomas, smith in Canongate, and Marie Jollie, his spouse 20 Feb. 1690 
Mossman, George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

2 Feb. 1699, 7 Apr. 1699 and 4 Apr. 1713 
„ Jeane, sometime spouse to William Robertson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1625 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Mar. 1606 
„ Margaret, spouse to William Orok, wright, burgess of the 

Canongate 1 Dec. 1674 

„ Marie, spouse to David Wightman, putrie-man in Edinburgh 12 May 1675 

„ Mungo, dagmaker, burgess of the Canongate 30 Mar. 1646 

„ Robert, dagmaker, burgess of the Canongate 7 July 1642 

„ William, dagmaker, burgess of the Canongate 20 May 1646 

,, William, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Jan. 1671 

„ William, in Flemyngtoun-mylne. See Gibson, Margaret. 

Mott, {Catherine, relict of John Broun, traveller in Prestonpans 26 July 1637 

Mounth, James, in the Possell of Strakynnes, par. of St. Andrews 20 June 1605 

Mow, Andrew, maltman at the Water of Leith 22 Oct. 1657 

„ Henry, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Mar. 1659 

See also Porteous, Margaret. 
„ Margaret, lawful daughter to Henry M., tailor, burgess of 

Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1656 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 May 1646 

„ Thomas, wobster in Garvald, constab. of Haddington 14 July 1613 

Mowat or Mouat, Alexander, sailor in Leith, and John M., his son 26 Sept. 1648 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Aberdeen, servitor to Mr. 

Alexander King, advocate 27 Apr. 1621 
„ Charles, sometime servitor to Dame Marie Stewart, 

Countess of Mar 18 July 1638 

„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 June 1665 
„ George, indweller in Over-Bolton, par. of Dunbar, constab. 

of Haddington 4 Sept. 1635 

„ George, in Pitcoks H. 17 June 1657 

„ Sir George, of Inglestoune 26 July 1667 
„ George, servitor to Patrick Vasse, keeper of the Tolbooth 

of Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1677 
„ George, indweller in Edinburgh. See Sympson, Maye. 

„ Mr. Gilbert, of Ure 27 Aug. 1669 

„ James, tanner in Edinburgh 2 Oct. 1675 
„ James, in Thornetoun. See Aitkenhead, Jonet. 
„ James, servitor to Mr. John Nicolson. See Hay, Jonet. 
„ James, Writer to the Signet. See Rollok, Margaret. 

„ John, mealmaker, indweller in Edinburgh 15 Jan. 1628 

„ Marcus, merchant in Kirkcaldy 21 Feb. 1680 

„ Margaret, widow, indweller in Edinburgh 15 June 1646 

„ Mr. Mathew, late minister at Kilmarnock 1 Feb. 1670 

„ Robert, tanner at the West-port of Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1646 

„ Robert, writer in Edinburgh 29 July 1695 

„ Thomas, outwith the West-port of Edinburgh 11 Dec. 1656 
Mowbray or Moubray, Adam, in Logie, par. of Kirremuir, in Angus 

(vol. 45) 26 July 1609 

„ Adam, mariner, indweller in Leith 15 June 1610 
„ Barbara, sometime spouse to Robert Quhyte, cutler, 

burgess of the Canongate 14 June and 21 Nov. 1628 
„ Barbara, sometime spouse to John Meikle, indweller in 

Edinburgh 18 June 1635 
„ Bessie, relict of Adam Hutchesone, silk-weaver, indweller 

in Edinburgh 9 Aug. 1605 
„ Christian, sometime spouse to William Purves, indweller 

in Leith 19 Dec. 1628 
„ Cornelius, son lawful to umquhile Adam Mowbray, mariner, 

indweller on the Northsyde of the Bridge of Leith 2 Nov. 1609 



1901-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 291 

Mowbray or Moubray, Dame Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Sir 

Archibald Naper, of Edinbellie, knight, par. of St. 

Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 3 July 1605 
„ Elizabeth, relict of James Aikineheid, baillie. burgess of 

Edinburgh 14 July 1626 
„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Mr. John Paipe, younger, 

advocate 20 Apr. 1628 

„ Elizabeth, and James Clerkson, in Lochschot, her husband 8 Aug. 1677 

„ Gawin, in Duddingston 26 June 1655 

„ Gavin, merchant in Edinburgh 14 Oct. 1691 
„ Gilbert, indweller in the West-muir of Dundas, par. of 

Dalmeny, sher. of Linlithgow 8 Jan. 1644 

„ Harry, merchant, chamberlain of Zeatland 6 Nov. 1657 

„ Helen, and Lues Somervell, her spouse 5 Sept. 1665 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to William Logane, maltman in Leith 22 Jan. 1601 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Thomas Young, in the Craig of 

Innerleith, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1619 

„ James, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 17 July 1632 

See also Hunter, Margaret. 

,, James, portioner of Inchmachame 28 July 1657 
,, Jean, relict of John Corsbie, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Apr. 1667 

„ John, indweller in Paintland. 30 Nov. 1649 

„ Jonet, relict of John Clerk, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 20 June 1621 

,, Jonet, relict of George Ker, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Oct. 1679 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Gilbert Logy, in the South 

Queensferry 27 Jan. 1603 
„ Marion, relict of Thomas Somervell, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 May 1647 

„ Mathew, sometime Bely, burgess of Kirkwall, in Orkney 4 June 1658 

„ Philip, skipper, indweller in Leith 19 Sept. 1617 

See also Broune, Margaret. 

„ Robert, indweller at the Brigend of Cramond 23 July 1652 

„ Robert, in Dalmeny 18 July 1670 

„ Thomas, skipper, indweller in Leith 18 June 1629 

„ Mr. Thomas, minister at Corstorphine 26 Sept. 1666 

„ Thomas, tenant in Nether-Liberton 5 Oct. 1694 

See also Straiton, Margaret. 

„ William, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Jan. 1646 

Mowtray, Alexander, maltman in Leith 30 May 1646 
„ Beatrix and Rachael, lawful daughters to the deceased 

John M.j in Paintland 3 Jan. 1663 
„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Sept. 1622 
„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Sept. 1649 an d 8 Apr. 1650 
,, Helen, sometime spouse to Henry Turnbill, merchant, bur- 
gess of Dunfermline 26 June 1605 
„ Walter, in Strameglo. See Coupar, Marion ; and Hog, Agnes. 
Moyhous, William, in Tyrie-mylne, par. of Kinghorn, Fife 31 May 1605 
Moysie, Margaret, widow, indweller in Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1650 
Mudie, Alexander, cooper, indweller in Leith 6 Nov. 1656 
„ Alexander, baxter in Tranent H. 25 Sept. 1657 

See also Cowan, Jonet. 
„ Alexander, in Tranent. See Harper, Cristian. 

„ Archibald, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 8 June 1610 
„ Isobel, spouse to Alexander Peter, merchant, burgess of 

Aberbrothok 4 Feb. 1608 
„ James, in Tranent. See Henderson, Marion. 

,, John, in Blacklaw, par. of Dunfermline, Fife 10 June 1601 

„ John, in Hiltoun of Rossyth, in Fife 28 July 1602 

„ John, in Tranent, constat), of Haddington 12 May 16 10 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Apr. 1646 

See also M'Dougall, Marion. 



292 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1 601 -1700. 

Mudie, John, W.S. 21 June 1649 
„ John, indweller in Bruchton. Sec Fairlie, Agnes. 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to David Anderson, in Prym- 

rois, par. of Dunfermline 24 Nov. 1601 
„ Margaret, relict of Alexander Collieson, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1661 
„ Robert, in Brochtoun. See Kilpatrik, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, in Brochtoun, and Helen Broun, his spouse, par. 

of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1606 

„ Thomas, of Sauchtoun-hall 6 July 1652 

,, Thomas and John, bairns lawful to William M., merchant 11 Sept. 1666 
„ Thomas, of Dairy, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See 

Jameson, Jean. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Finlayson, Katherine. 

Muill, John, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 27 Feb. 1634 
Muir. See Mure. 
Muirhead (Mureheid), Alexander, in Clauchane of Monigoff, sher. 

of Wigtown 29 June 1604 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Nov. 1627 

„ Charles, burgess of Wigtown 17 Feb. 1604 

„ Mr. David, W.S. 26 Mar. 1614 

„ David, merchant at London 2 Sept. 1643 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to James Flint, in Nether Alderston, par. 

of Calder 20 Oct. 1662 
„ Euphame, sometime spouse to William Heroune, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1627 

„ George, in Bogtoun, sher. of Stirling 14 Feb. 1601 

„ Isobel, relict of David Mitchellson, merchant 10 Sept. 1629 

„ Mr. James, minister at the North-kirk of Leith 26 Jan. 161 3 

„ James, of Wester lnche, par. of Bathgate 22 Nov. 1617 

„ Jennett, late servitrix to the Lady Cathcart 22 Feb. 1658 

„ John, in Wester Glen, par. of Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 13 Mar. 1604 

„ Mr. John, minister at Hamilton, sher. of Lanark 28 Feb. 1605 

„ John, of Lenhouse 11 May 1664 

„ Mr. John, of Lenes 2 Aug. 1672 
„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1683 and 22 Mar. 1684 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to John Hamiltoun, of the 

Grange of Brigis, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 21 Mar. 1637 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Andro Camroun, in the 

Craigmarine, par. of Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 11 Aug. 1625 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 14 Aug. 1655 

See also Davidson, Janet. 

„ Thomas, wobster in Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 27 Apr. 1607 

„ William, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 28 July 1615 

„ William, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Jan. 1617 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1621 

„ William, brother-german to umquhile John M., of Lennes 14 Jan. 1669 
Muligane, John, in Over Bar, par. of Pennyghame, sher. of Wigtown 

24 May 1606 

Mullikine, Abraham, stabler, burgess of Edinburgh 15 Aug. 1635 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1627 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Apr. 1634 

„ Jonet, relict of Thomas Mullikine, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Aug. 1639 
„ Robert, schoolmaster in Edinburgh, and Margaret Broune, 

his spouse 20 June 1668 
„ Mr. William sometime professor of the Old College of St. Andrews 

5 Oct. 1694 

Mungal!, David, in Over Mungwall 5 Dec. 1607 

,, James, in Mungwall, par. of Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 7 June 1608 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Mar. 1663 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to David Norie, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1633 



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Mungall, Margaret, spouse to Thomas M'Adem, skinner in Edinburgh 

12 Aug. 1664 
Mungo, Thomas, cooper, indweller in Leith 22 June 1648 

Muntago, Gilbert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 Feb. 1646 and 1 Dec. 1648 
„ Marion, daughter lawful to umquhile Gilbert M., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 26 May 1646 

Murdo, Jonet, relict of George Stevin, baxter, burgess of the Canongate 

10 July 1602 
„ Margaret, relict of Alexander Durie, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

10 Jan. 1617 
„ Robert, chopman in Edinburgh 5 June 1657 

Murdoch, David, merchant in Ayr 17 Apr. 1688 

„ James, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1687 

„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 10 Apr. 1607 

„ John, in Clowdiehall 8 Feb. 1609 

„ John, elder, cordiner outwith the Westport of Edinburgh, 

and Barbara Bartoune, his spouse 30 Oct. 1648 

,, Katherine, sometime spouse to Adam Gellie, wobster, in- 
dweller in Leith 2 Nov. 1640 
„ Neill, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1661 
„ Thomas, in Belstoun, par. of Ochiltrie in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 7 July 1607 
Mure or Muir, . . . , baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See 
Potter, Elizabeth. 
„ Agnes, sometime spouse to John Finlay, younger, in Castel- 

hill, par. of Bathgate 8 Dec. 1623 

„ Agnes, relict of John Polwart, wright, burgess-of Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1645 
„ Alexander, porter at the West-port of Edinburgh 22 Aug. 161 5 

„ Alexander, in Vailsyde, par. of Linlithgow 24 Nov. 1621 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Feb. 1638 

„ Alexander, servitor to John Wilke, in Saughton hall 5 Dec. 1655 

„ Alexander, sometime Chamberlain to the Laird of Hoptoun 

12 June 1686 
,, Alison. See Wilson, David, brewer at the West-port of Edinburgh. 
„ Barbara, sometime spouse to Robert Carnagie, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 5 Jan. 1637 

,, Bessie, spouse to John Goodaill, in Hailles 30 Apr. 1662 

„ Cristian, sometime spouse to Thomas Allansoun, mealman, 

indweller in Leith 27 June 1605 

„ Cristian, relict of John Robiesoune, mason in Leith, some- 
time spouse to William Furd, indweller in Leith 12 Aug. 1614 
„ Daniel, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Aug. 1667 
„ David, son to umquhile John M., of Annistoun 9 Nov. 1630 
„ David, armourer, burgess of Edinburgh 10 Apr. 1683 
„ Duncan, in Carribber 26 Apr. 1650 
„ Elizabeth, relict of George Purves, in Gleghorn, par. of 

North Berwick, constab. of Haddington 5 July 1613 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to Alexander Smyth, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 6 Dec. 1649 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Feb. 1612 

,, George, in Dalmahoy, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 23 Nov. 1625 

See also Schanks, Margaret. 
„ George, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh. See Duncan, Marion. 
,, Gilbert, burgess of Linlithgow 14 Nov. 1617 

„ Hugh, brother-german to Sir William M., of Rowallan, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 Apr. 1677 

„ Isobel, daughter lawful to umquhile Mungo M., sometime 

in Langton 13 Jan. 1607 

„ James, in Upsetlingtoun, par. of Ladykirk, sher. of Berwick 7 July 1606 
„ James, in Eistscheill, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 7 Aug. 1621 

„ James, burgess of Linlithgow 2 July 1623 



294 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Mure or Muir, fames, merchant, in Edinburgh, son to umquhile 

Thomas M., merchant, burgess thereof 27 May 1642 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Mar. 1653 

„ James, elder, in Strabrock 28 June 1654 

„ James, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 13 Dec. 1661 

„ James, merchant in Monigafe 27 Oct. 1692 

„ James, in Lang-hauche-mylne. See Andison, Elizabeth. 
„ Jeane, sometime spouse to umquhile Mungo Lockhart, of 

Howdein, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 21 Feb. 1634 

,, John, in Quhythill, par. of Kilmarnock, sher. of Ayr 7 Feb. 1604 

„ John, flesher, burgess of Glasgow 13 July 1605 

„ John, younger, tailor, burgess of Glasgow 11 Dec. 1606 

„ John, in Cardonald, par. of Paisley, sher. of Renfrew 21 Feb. 1607 

„ John, elder, in Udingstoun, par. of Douglas, sher. of Lanark 11 Mar. 1607 
„ John, wobster, burgess of Peebles 3 June 1609 

„ John, mealmaker, indweller in Leith 7 Nov. 1623 

„ John, in Drumcors, par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 24 Jan. 1628 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Feb. 1649 

„ John, in Torroway 30 Aug. 1653 

,, John, indweller in Dunbar H. 21 Nov. 1656 

„ John, indweller in Edinburgh 14 Aug. 1661 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Mar. 1662 

„ John, W.S. 24 Mar. 1687 

See also Lauder, Euphame. 
,, John, under-clerk of Session 21 June 1694 

„ John, skipper in North Leith, and Isobel Bosswell, his spouse 

15 Apr. 1695 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Burne, 

Katherine ; Salmond, Grissel ; and Miller, Jonet. 
„ John, in Hehnbie. See Marshall, Agnes. 
„ John, burgess of North Berwick. See Telfer, Jean. 

„ Jonet, indweller in Glasgow 10 June 1603 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Boswell, of Duncanzye- 

mure, par. of Auchinleck in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 21 Mar. 1605 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Michaell Broun, merchant, 

burgess of Glasgow 14 May 1607 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to James Hereot, at the West-port 

of Edinburgh 19 June 1623 

,, Jonet, relict of Henry Spence, quarriour, in Bristo, par. of 

St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 22 Jan. 1641 

„ Lues, litster, indweller in the Canongate 12 May 1625 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to George Stewart, in Tor- 
corse, par. of Tarboltoun in Kyle, sher. of Ayr 25 Nov. 1608 
■ ,, Margaret, sometime spouse to John Smairt, burgess of Musselburgh 

2 Feb. 1627 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Alexander Anderson, in the 

Crocewodburn, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 13 June 1627 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to James Lithgow, elder, in Musselburgh 

20 Jan. 1629 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Smyth, in Currihill, par. 

of Currie, sher. of Edinburgh 31 July 1632 

„ Marion. Sec Hamilton, Mr. Alexander, minister at Haddington. 

Matthow, hook-maker and indweller in Leith-Wynd 22 Nov. 1679 

Michael, mariner, burgess of Glasgow 17 June 1605 

Ninian, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Mar. 1620 

See also Watt, Jonet. 
Patrick, merchant, burgess of Haddington jo Aug. 1643 

Patrick, in Fallhill 26 Apr. 1676 

Patrik, of Cloncaird. See Macdougall, Marion. 

Robert, in Kello, par. of Eddrem, sher. of Berwick (vol. 45) 28 Mar. 1612 
Robert, in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 3 June 1619 



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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 295 

Mure or Muir, Major Robert, second lawful son to Sir William 

M., of Rowallan, knight 21 Jan. 1656 and 6 Dec. 1661 

„ Robert, baxter in Dalkeith. See Dawson, Margaret. 
„ Robert, burgess of Edinburgh. See Nisbit, Christian. 
„ Susanna, daughter lawful to umquhile Ninian M., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 5 Nov. 1638 

„ Thomas, in Dalmahoy, par. of Ratho, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Mar. 1602 

„ Thomas, in Boddome of Craufurde-John, sher. of Lanark 29 Aug. 1603 

See also M'Morane, Margaret. 
,, Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 June 1635 

„ Thomas, son lawful to umquhile Alexander M., skinner, 

burgess of Edinburgh 16 Jan. 1646 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Blackburn, 

Helen ; and Thomson, Sibila. 
„ William, in Goslingtoun, par. of Stanehouse, sher. of Lanark 29 Apr. 1606 
„ William, baxter in Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1605 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Mar. 1645 

„ William, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 24 May 1647 and 17 June 1656 

See also Craw, Elizabeth. 
„ William, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

24 June 1663 and 29 Jan. 1675 
„ William, of Caldwall, and Jean M., his eldest lawful daughter 

24 July 1696 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Burnet, 

Margaret ; Pursell, Katherine ; and Sympson, Isobel. 
Mureburne, James, in Edmersden, par. of Cokburnspeth, sher. 

of Berwick 22 Apr. 1603 

Murgoune, Bessie, sometime spouse to Robert Todrig, in 

North Berwick, constab. of Haddington 25 June 1613 

Muriesoun, Duncan, maltman, burgess of Stirling 14 Jan. 1602 

,, Duncan, maltman, burgess of Stirling 22 Nov. 1608 

„ James, cordiner, burgess of Dundee. See Clayhills, Agnes. 
„ Thomas, at the North Ferrie of Tay 2 5 Jan. 1 608 

Murray, Adam, in Carberie-hill 22 Feb. 1687 

„ Agnes, lawful daughter to umquhile William M., in Cran- 

stoun, par. of Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 6 Mar. 1634 

,, Agnes, relict of Thomas Keir, of Boyngtone 7 Nov. 1661 

Alexander, sleddar, indweller in Leith II Feb. 1606 

Alexander, in Falahill 4 Apr. 1655 

Alexander, indweller in Falahill 21 July 1666 

Alexander, of Melgome 15 Feb. 1683 and 22 July 1687 

Andro, in Lawthrisk, in Fife 21 Dec. 1605 

Andro, in the Seytoun of Largo 17 Dec. 1608 

See also Wood, Bessie. 
Dame Annabill, relict of John, Earl of Mar (vol. 45) 5 Aug. 1609 

Mr. Archibald, brother-german to Sir William M., of Newtoun 

12 July 1698 
Barbara, sometime spouse to Alexander Murray, of Wod- 

end, sher. of Perth 4 Feb. 1601 

Beatrix, sometime spouse to Alexander Donyng, fiar of 

Wester-Creiff, sher. of Perth 10 Nov. 1602 

Beatrix, spouse to James Lethom, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 July 1687 
Bethia, relict of James Hies, of Stenhoup-mylnes 

18 Jan. 1673 an d 24 Mar. 17 14 
Bessie, sometime spouse to Ninian Davie, in Nettilflat, 

par. of Stow, sher. of Edinburgh 10 Jan. 1610 

Bessie, relict of James Duncan, indweller in Edinburgh 14 July 1674 

Charles, of Cokpule, par. of Ruthwell, sher. of Dumfries 29 Nov. 1605 

Charles, son lawful to umquhile Charles M., of Cokpule, 

par. of Ruthwell, sher. of Dumfries 29 Nov. 1605 



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296 Commissar iot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700 

Murray, Charles, writer in Edinburgh 

„ David, mealmaker, outwith the West-Port of Edinburgh 

„ David, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

„ David, late baillie of the Potterraw 

„ David, brother-german to John M., of Romanno, gentle- 
man of his Majesty's Life Guard of Horse 

„ David, cook, bur-ess of Edinburgh 

„ David, skipper in Borrowstones 

„ David, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh. See Broun, Agnes. 

,, David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Broun, 

Agnes ; Hilstaine, Katherine ; and Sandilands, Marion. 

„ David, burgess of Edinburgh. See Thomson, Sara. 

„ Duncan, sometime servitor to Lord Balmerinoch 11 Dec. 1652 

„ Elizabeth, sometime spouse to James Stirling, brother law- 
ful to John Stirling, of Craigbarnet, indweller in Edinburgh 

15 June 1610 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to Mr. George Leslie, minister at Holyrood-house 

19 May 1642 
„ Elizabeth, and Patrick Nicoll, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her spouse 6 Dec. 1661 
„ Elizabeth. See Tullibardine, Countess of. 
„ George, in Coittoun of Mekillour, par. of Capeth, sher. of Perth 

16 Mar. 1607 
„ George, brother-german to Sir Robert M., of Abercarnie 10 Aug. 1688 
„ Sir Gidioune, of Elibank, knight, treasurer-deputy to our 

Sovereign Lord, senator of the College of Justice 22 Nov. 1621 
„ Captain Gideon, of Pitkeirie 9 Jan. 1682 

„ Gilbert, in Skaitraw. See Clerk, Margaret. 
,, Gilbert, in Linlithgow. See Schort, Elizabeth. 

„ Helen, relict of Oliver Kay, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Sept. 1607 
„ .VI rs. Helen, relict of Patrick Murray, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

29 Apr. 1692 
„ Hew, brother-german to Sir William M., of Newtoun 8 Nov. 1693 

„ James, of Wodheid of Urie, par. of Fetteresso, in the Mearns 9 Mar. 1605 
„ James, in Barachin 4 Feb. 1608 

„ James, flesher, burgess of Burntisland, in Fife 25 Jan. 1609 

„ James, miller at Newhall-rnylne, constab. of Haddington 6 July 1610 

„ James, in Fallow-hill, par. of Heriot-mure, sher. of Edinburgh 

13 Apr. 1 63 1 
„ Mr. James, W.S. 15 and 16 Mar. 1633 
„ Sir James, of Kilbabertoun, knight, master of his Majesty's 

Works in Scotland 27 Feb. 1636 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Mar. 1643 

„ James, wright, burgess of Edinburgh 5 May 1646 

„ Sir James, of Philiphauche 6 Dec. 1649 

„ James, elder, of Duchar, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Dec. 1649 
„ James, writer in Edinburgh, and Margaret Murray, his law- 
ful daughter 18 May 1659 
„ James, son to the deceased Robert M., in the Mylnes of Barnes 

19 July 1675 
„ Sir James, of Dreghorne 26 Apr. 1697 

„ James, fiar of Smiddiehill. See Whytelaw, Isobel. 
„ Mrs. Jane, alias Drumond, widow in the par. of St. Martins 

in the Fields, County of Middlesex, England 
,, Janet, lawful daughter to the deceased Adam M., of Cardon 
„ John, in Pittindreich, par. of Lethindy, sher. of Perth 
„ John, of Spanzedell, par. of Creich, in Sutherland 
,, John, in Culross, and Marion Ewiesoun, his relict, sher. of Perth 

14 Mar. 1606 
,, John, maltman, citiner in St. Andrews 16 May 1606 
„ John, in Ladysyde, par. of Heriot-mure, sher. of Edinburgh 13 Dec. 1 6 r 1 



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Murray, John, in Duddingston, sher. of Edinburgh 28 June 1622 

John, in Cranstoun, sher. of Edinburgh 12 July 1623 

Mr. John, minister, brother-german to Sir William M., of 

Abercairnie, knight 5 Apr. 1632 

John, indweller in Leith 25 July 1638 

John, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Apr. 1642 

John, indweller in Leith 8 July 1643 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Apr. 1646 

John, of Langhermiston 6 Nov. 1656 

John, of the Hill of Bowcastle 6 Nov. 1657 

John, glover, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Oct. 1661 

John, mealmaker in Cranston 17 Mar. 1665 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Margaret 

Innes, his spouse 11 Dec. 1667 

John, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Apr. 1690 

John, in Ladysyde. See Dalgleish, Bessy. 
John, timberman, indweller in Leith. See Daniell, Jonet. 
Sir John, of Blakbarronie. See Hamilton, Dame Margaret. 
John, in Posso. See Hislop, Helen. 

John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lothian, Jonet. 
John, of Tue, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Nicolson, Sara. 
Dame Jonet, Lady Torphichen, spouse to Mr. Peter Young, 

of Seytoun, Master Elimosinar to our Sovereign 

Lord 23 Feb. 1602 

Jonet, spouse to Bartilmo Fiddes, in Lintlavvis, par. of 

Bonkle, sher. of Berwick 15 Feb. 1609 

Jonet, relict of John Murray, of that Ilk 13 Aug. 1652 

Katherine, relict of John Somervell, of Cambusnethen, 

sher. of Lanark 16 Dec. 1605 

Katherine, sometime spouse to John Sibbald, portioner 

of North-Kinkell, par. of Kinkell, sher. of Perth 27 Jan. 1609 

Katherine, servitrix to Dame Elizabeth Gordoun, Lady 

Thorthorrell, indweller in Edinburgh 26 Nov. 1614 

Katherine, only lawful daughter to Sir Patrick Murray, of 

Byres, knight 25 June 1618 

Katherine. See Anderson, Robert, in Newbigging. 
Lillias, spouse to Robert Broune, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

23 Sept. 1674 
Margaret, widow in Perth, relict of Walter Elgyn, flesher, 

burgess there 5 Feb. 1601 

Margaret, spouse to David Broun, of Fynmonth, par. of 

Forgund, sher. of Perth 23 Dec. 1606 

Dame Margaret, relict of Adam, Bishop of Orkney, 

senator of the College of Justice 26 Dec. 1608 

Margaret, daughter lawful to David M., merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1644 

Margaret, relict of Major William Brisbein 23 June 1691 

Marion, sometime spouse to John Symesoun, in Stratoun- 

hall, par. of Bothkenner, sher. of Stirling 26 Jan. 1603 

Marion, sometime spouse to Patrik Somervell, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 30 Jan. 1604 

Marion, sometime spouse to John Keir, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 12 Nov. 1619 

Marion, indweller in Loanhead of Lasswaid 4 Apr. 1684 

Marion, daughter of William M., brewster, Edinburgh. 

See Cathcart, Margaret. 
Mungo, sometime Cup-bearer to Charles I. 23 Oct. 1655 

Mr. Mungo, of Carlavrok 24 Mar. and 22 July 1671 

Mr. Mungo, rector of Waills 21 Apr. 1676 

Sir Patrik, of Bin, knight, par. of Abernethy, sher. of Perth 17 Jan. 1604 
Patrik, indweller in Leith 14 May 1606 



298 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Murray, Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Aug. 1691 

„ Patrick, collector of the cess of sher. of Edinburgh 8 Sept. 1698 

„ Patrik, elder, burgess of Burntisland. See Finlayson, Jonet. 
„ Mr. Patrick, servitor to the Prince. See M 'Math, Helen. 
„ Robert, gentleman of his Majesty's Guard, indweller in Edinburgh 

13 May 1622 
„ Robert, indweller in Leith 23 Feb. 1649 

See also Young, (Catherine. 
„ Mr. Robert, W.S. 7 Dec. 1677 

„ Robert, late baillie in the Potterraw 14 Aug. 1682 

„ Robert, keeper of the Tolbooth of Edinburgh 13 Aug. 1688 

„ Robert, in the East-mains of Dalhoussie 5 Nov. 1697 

„ Sir Robert, of Priestfield. See Broun, John, merchant, 

burgess in Edinburgh. 
„ Robert, indweller in the Canongate. See Robson, Margaret. 
„ Robert, maltman, citiner in St. Andrews. See Scott, Agnes. 
„ Ronald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 July 1649 

„ Ronald, brewer, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Aug. 1676 

„ Samuel, in Cranstoun, sher. of Edinburgh 31 Mar. 1634 

„ Sibilla, widow, indweller in Edinburgh 7 Mar. 1648 

„ Mr. Thomas, of Woodend, advocate 2 Aug. 1667 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hill, Helen. 
,, Thomas, merchant. See Whyte, Marjorie. 

„ Umphray, of Buchintie, par. of Foulis, sher. of Perth 12 Aug. 1602 

,, Walter, master-overseer of his Majesty's Works in Scotland 28 Sept. 1632 

See also Guthrie, Bathea. 
,, Sir Walter, of Livingston, knight 18 May 1659 

See also Pringle, Dame Elizabeth. 
„ Walter, Lieutenant under the Estates of Holland 23 Jan. 1669 

„ Captain Walter, in Colonel Lauder's Regiment 20 Sept. 1 700 

„ W r alter, in Tibbermalloch. See Dow, Elspeth. 
„ William, in Cranstoun-byris, par. of Cranstoun, sher. of Edinburgh 

9 Apr. 1 619 
„ William, indweller in Leith 21 May 1612 

„ William, in Clovenfoordsyk, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 7 Jan. 1641 
„ William, of Dunerne, indweller in Edinburgh 4 Mar. 1641 

„ William, baxter outwith the West-port of Edinburgh 22 May 1646 

„ William, of Dunerne. See Schaw, Marjory. 
„ William, of Langhermistoun 27 June 1654 and 24 May 1662 

See also Skene, Katherine 
„ William, maltman in Leith 24 Jan. 1662 

„ Mr. William, advocate 11 June 1686 

„ William, of Spot 27 Apr. 1687 

„ William, writer in Edinburgh 9 Apr. 1692 

„ William, browster in Edinburgh. See Cathcart, Margaret. 
„ William, son to the Laird of Romano. See Nisbit, Elizabeth. 
,, William, merchant in Leith. See Young, Margaret. 
Mushet, Mr. John, school-master in Edinburgh 9 Feb. 1697 

„ John, notary, burgess of Stirling. See Cousland, Cristian. 
Mustard, Isobel, relict of John Thornetoun, in Balgowney, in Angus 6 Jan. 1602 
„ John, younger in Baldynney, par. of Kettyns, in Angus 23 Feb. 1604 

„ Thomas, in Balgioff, par. of Kethynns, Angus 23 Feb. 1604 

Muter, Thomas, smith, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1625 

Myldis, John, in Gattounsyid, par. of Melrose, sher. of Roxburgh 27 Aug. 1601 
Mylnburne, Anna, servitrix to Sir William Gray, of Pittindrum, knight 

28 Dec. 1648 

Mylne, Adam, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Nov. 1622 

„ Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh 11 Aug. 1637 

„ Alexander, younger, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 6 June 1640 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 6 Nov. 1646 

See also Bell, Elizabeth. 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 299 

Mylne, Andrew, elder, chirurgeon, burgess of Linlithgow 5 June 161 2 

See Jameson, Jonet, and Stewart, Christina. 
„ Andro, in Wester-Burnehous, par. of Spot, constab. of Haddington 

12 Apr. 161 5 
„ Bessie, sometime spouse to William Anderson, tailor, 

burgess of Dunfermline 22 Aug. 1601 

„ Cristian, relict of David Lausoun, in Harperdaill, par. of Haddington 

3 July 1620 
„ David, in Chapeltoun, par. of Menmuir, in Angus 16 June 1608 
„ David, wright, indweller in Nungait 13 Jan. 1687 
„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to John Bady, in Stank of 

Blacklaws, par. of Kinneff, in the Alearns 23 May 1601 

„ James, miller at Elsick. See Rainy, Margaret. 
„ Jeane. See Hunter, Andrew, in Loriestoune. 

„ John, elder, burgess of Dundee 31 July 1602 

„ John, son lawful to umquhile Thomas M., burgess of Elgin 5 May 1608 
„ John, timberman in the Fisherrow, par. of Inveresk, sher. 

of Edinburgh 12 Dec. 1608 

„ John, skinner, burgess of Dundee 22 June 1609 

See also Cathro, Isobel. 
,, John, in Nisbet, in par. of Pencaitland 24 Jan. 1629 

„ John, cordiner in Caldtoune 12 Nov. 1667 

„ John, master-mason 20 Feb. 1669 

See also Primrose, Jonet. 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Dundee. See Jack, Isobel. 
„ Jonet, relict of Cristell Matheris, at the Nether-Mylne of 

Eglismaldie, par. of Abirluthnot, sher. of Mernes 12 Jan. 1603 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Peiter, commisser of Peebles, W.S. 

22 July 1636 
„ Jonet, relict of Harry Kae, baillie, burgess of the Canongate 

11 June 1647 
,, Patrik, indweller at the Bridgend of Lyntoun, par. of 

Prestounkirk, constab. of Haddington 4 May 1619 

„ Mr. Patrick, clerk of Queen sferry 12 June 1688 

„ Rachel, relict of James Tinkler, merchant, burgess, Edinburgh 

18 Dec. 1629 
„ Robert, at the Mylne of Megill, sher. of Perth 25 July 1608 

„ Thomas, in Balmanno, par. of Abernethy, sher. of Perth 2 Feb. 1604 

„ Thomas, elder, merchant, burgess of Dundee and Elgin, in Moray 

4 Mar. 1607 
„ Thomas, sailor in Fisherrow 18 May 1630 
„ Violet, and William Mairtain, in Eastbarnes 4 Nov. 1684 
„ William, smith in Bolton 4 Dec. 1667 
„ William, mealmaker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Gardner, Jean. 

„ William, in Grange. See Nimmo, Marion. 
„ William, In Ballachie. See Speid, Jonet. 

Mylnes, Humphrey, cloak-maker at the Craigwall. See Pigbie, Prissilla. 

Mynto, James, heckilmaker in Potterraw, beside Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1613 

Myrtoun, David, in Flashill. See Fermour, Margaret. 

Nairne, Agnes, lawful daughter to umquhile David M., portioner 

of the Newtown of Riress 9 Dec. 1603 

„ Andro, in Windie-edge 8 May 1630 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 May 1656 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1634 

See also Sandilands, Marion. 
„ John, workman, indweller in Edinburgh 14 July 1648 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 June 1666 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 July 1661 

Napier, Adam, brother-german to Archibald, Lord Napier, of 

Merchingston 4 June 1649 

„ Andro, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Nov. 1661 



300 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Napier, Archibald, son lawful to Sir Archibald N., of Edinbellie, 

knight, shcr. of Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1602 

„ Sir Archibald, of Edinbellie, knight, par. of St. Cuthbert, 

sher. of Edinburgh 17 Feb. 1609 

See also Mowbray, Dame Elizabeth. 
„ Archibald, Lord, of Merchiestoun, par. of St. Cuthbert, 

sher. of Edinburgh 20 Jan. 1646 

„ Archibald, Lord 22 July 1684 and 12 Oct. 1685 

„ Archibald, gentleman of their Majestys' Guard of Horse 7 Nov. 1693 

„ Dame Elizabeth, relict of Sir Bryce Cochran 24 Aug. 1677 

„ Elizabeth, Lady 22 Sept. 1684 

„ Helen, spouse to James Quhyt, writer in Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1652 

„ Helen, relict of Captain David Balfour 19 May 1675 

„ Dame Jean, relict of Sir Thomas Nicolson, of Carnok 

3 Feb. 1 68 1 and 24 Feb. 1682 
„ John, of Merchinstoun, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 14 Oct. 1617 
„ Jonet, spouse to Patrick Hepburn, apothecary, burgess of 

Edinburgh 26 July 1644 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Lawtie, Jonet. 
„ Thomas, mealmaker at Bellismylne. See Waterstoun, Barbara. 
„ Mr. William, of Wrychthouses. Sec Bannatyne, Margaret. 
Nash, Thomas, late of Whytbroce, master-wheeler to the Train 

of Artailzearrie, Scotland 18 Dec. 1657 

Nasmyth, Agnes, and Andrew M'Dowall, of Leffnoll, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh, her husband 11 Sept. 1666 

„ Agnes. See Smyth, Patrick, sailor in Borrowstones. 

„ Barbara, relict of" Thomas Jaffray, writer in Edinburgh 16 Dec. 1664 

„ Euphame, spouse to James Dalgleishe, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 6 Aug. 1639 

„ Euphan, relict of John Moir, shoemaker, burgess of Linlithgow 

21 Dec. 1700 
„ Francis, son to the deceased Mr. James N., minister at Hamilton 

21 Sept. 1694 
,, James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 5 Mar., 10 June, and 7 Sept. 1643 
„ Jeane, sometime spouse to James Nemok, in Moderwell, 

par. of Hamilton, and sher. of Lanark 26 May 1601 

„ John, chirurgeon to our Sovereign Lord, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Jan. 1614 

See also M'Math, Helen. 
„ Jonet. See Syme, William, maltman, burgess of Borrowstones 
„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Richard Cokburne, milner 

in Saltoun-mylne, sher. of Edinburgh 17 May 1625 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Haddington 17 Apr. 1678 

See also Blackburn, Marion. 

Nauchtie, Thomas, litster in Queensferry 19 June 1650 

Neasoun, Edward, litster, burgess of the Canongate 20 Jan. 1646 

Neill, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Feb. 1624 

„ Alexander, servitor to Mr. Thomas Aikineheid, commissary 

of Edinburgh 4 Feb. 1641 

„ David, in Greneknow, par. of Gordoun, sher. of Berwick 27 Apr. 1604 

„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 15 June 1632 

See also Ferguson, Sara. 
„ George, writer in Edinburgh 24 Aug. 1643 

„ George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Williamson, Cristian. 
„ James, mealmaker in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 15 Aug. 1636 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and Andrew N., 

his son 1 Dec. 1691 and 19 Mar. 1695 

See also Scheill, Jonet. 
„ John, lether-dresser in London 10 May 1700 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to William Young, mealmaker, 

burgess of Edinburgh 25 July 1618 

„ Patrick, indweller in Dalkeith, sher. of Edinburgh 21 Apr. 1638 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 301 

Neill, Robert, writer in Edinburgh 20 June 1664 and 28 July 1665 

„ Thomas, cordiner in Leith 16 Mar. 1621 

„ Thomas, cook, burgess of Edinburgh. See Graham, Katherine. 
„ William, in Sanquhar. See Martin, Katherine. 
Neillie, James, alias M'Moreiss, in Kilmalid, par. of Dunbarton 29 Feb. 1604 
Neilson, Alexander, baillie of Linlithgow. See Coall, Helen. 
„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Paterson, Helen. 
„ Andro, timberman, indweller in Leith 1 July 1609 

„ Anna, spouse to James Cochran, gardener at Pinkie 1 Jan. 1685 

„ Charles, burgess of Musselburgh 19 Feb. 1630 

See also Richardson, Bessie. 
,, Cristian, spouse to Gawen Stenhous, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 Dec. 1666 
„ Edward, miller at the Water of Leith, and Isobel Yellow- 
lies, his spouse 31 Aug. 1658 
„ Edward, in Fisherrow. See Craig, Katherine. 
„ Elizabeth, spouse to Thomas Cesfoord, stabler, burgess of 

Edinburgh 19 Sept. 1671 

,, George, in Drochelis, par. of Newland, sher. of Peebles 3 Mar. 1604 

„ Gilbert, of Craigcaffie, advocate 2 Feb. 1662 

See also Galbraith, Katherine. 
„ Gilbert, merchant in Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1696 

„ Harry, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh. See Watt, Cristian. 
„ Hew, son to the deceased Mr. Alexander N., of Moxwood 1 Oct. 1692 

„ Hew, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh. See Guthrie, Isobel. 
„ James, maltman in Tyningham, par. of Dunbar, constab. 

of Haddington 26 July 1627 

„ James, sklaiter, burgess of Edinburgh 1 June 1666 

„ James, his Majesty's sklatter. See Currie, Rebecca. 
„ Jennet. See Broune, David, baxter at Portsburgh. 

„ John, in Craigmalking, par. of Monkland, sher. of Lanark 3 May 1605 

„ John, in Litill Canquheill, par. of Balfrone, sher. of Stirling 16 Jan. 1606 
„ John, at the Kirk of Kirkpatrick-Durhame 31 Mar. 1608 

„ John, in Wester Siemoir, and Barbara Flemyng, his 

spouse, par. of Falkirk, sher. of Stirling 14 June 1608 

„ John, in Keltoune, par. of Dumfries 18 Jan. 1606 

„ John, indweller at the West-port of Edinburgh 15 May 1648 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Feb. 1686 and 24 July 1694 

„ John, weaver in Caldsyd 18 Mar. 1691 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Mathew Forsythe, merchant, 

burgess of Dumfries 1 Aug. 1605 

„ Jonet, relict of Adam Thomesone, maltman, indweller in 

Leith 11 Nov. 1614 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Alexander Halbert, gardiner, 

beside Moutrayis of the Hill 29 July 1602 

„ Marion, spouse to Ninian Kincaid, maltman, burgess of 

Glasgow 25 Dec. 1607 

„ Peter, in Dirlton. See Charles, Katherine. 

„ Robert, in Stainelaws H. 20 Apr. 1657 

„ Thomas, litster, burgess of Edinburgh 4 June 1646 

„ Thomas, maltman, burgess of Stirling 19 Dec. 1606 

„ Walter, elder, burgess of Burntisland 25 May 1609 

„ William, in Fisherrow 11 Mar. 1601 

„ William, cooper, burgess of Glasgow 28 Mar. 1607 

,, William, merchant in Leith 14 June 1682 

„ William, younger, merchant in Edinburgh 29 Apr. 1700 

Neingilpedder, Janet, sometime spouse to Alexander Symesoun, 

portioner of Culkenzie, par. of Monakill, sher. of Inverness 

14 Feb. 1601 
Neische, Duncan, burgess of the Canongate 8 Feb. 162 1 

Neving (Nevene), James, in Fisherrow. See Archibald, Jonet. 



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302 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Neving (Nevene), John, walker, burgess of Air 2 Mar. 1608 

„ John, indweller in Carington, sher. of Edinburgh 31 May 1654 

„ Margaret, and John Adamson, presenter at the kirk of 

Holyrood-house 17 May 1661 

,, Mungo, in Suar of Craufurd-John, sher. of Lanark 10 Aug. 1605 

„ Robert, in Planis, par. of Forgundyney, sher. of Kinross 3 Dec. 1608 

„ William, mealman, burgess of Perth 20 May 1609 

Newall, John, son to umquhile Robert N., burgess of Dumfries 12 Aug. 1607 

Newark, David, Lord 4 Mar. 1682 

Newburgh, James, Earl of 10 May 1679 

Newlands, Robert, glover, burgess of Edinburgh, and Christian 

Allane, his spouse 28 Aug. 1693 

„ William, saddler in the Canongate 13 June 1646 

Newtoun, Adam, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Mar. 1604 

,, Alexander, in Turnydykes 1 May 1663 

Mr. Archibald, minister at Liberton 10 Jan. 1659 

Archibald, in Tranent. See Wyllie, Helen. 

George, messenger in Newbigging, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 

15 Jan. 1617 
Sir James, in Crichtoun, par. of Crichtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 28 Feb. 1615 
James, merchant in Leith, master of a soapparie-work 18 July 1695 

Jeane, spouse to William Staine, in Alderstoun, par. of 

Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 2 July 1639 

John, in Nether-Crage, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 24 July 1633 

See also Potter, Agnes. 
John, of that Ilk. See Vandersall, Cicilia. 

Jonet. See Hendersone, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
Marion, relict of William Hay, writer in Haddington 14 Dec. 1686 

Patrick, of that Ilk. See Hamilton, Margaret. 
„ Patrik, indweller in North Berwick. See Vertie, Isobel. 
„ Richard, of that Ilk 16 Feb. 1672 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 Mar. 1608 

„ Thomas, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Aug. 160 1 

See also Cleghorn, Margaret. 
Nicalaw, Christian, spouse to Mathew Elder, servitor to Mr. 

Patrick Scharp, principal of College of Glasgow 4 Feb. 1608 

Nicoll, Agnes, dochter lawful to umquhile Michael N., burgess of Stirling 

18 Dec. 1607 
„ Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Mar. 1663 

,, Andro, vintiner in Dalkeith 27 June 1699 

„ Bessie. See Fairlie, Mr. James, minister at Lasuad. 

„ Cristian, spouse to James Robertsoun, skipper in Dysart 18 Mar. 1605 

,, Cristian, sometime spouse to Angus Ferguson, alias Innes, 

in Kalie-middill, par. of Blair, sher. of Perth 20 Sept. 1606 

„ David, in the Newton of Abirlett, sher. of Forfar 5 Mar. 1607 

See also Crichton, Bessie. 
„ Elizabeth, relict of John Forrester, of Logy, and last spouse 
to umquhile Thomas Levingstoun, elder, of Hanyng, 
par. thereof, sher. of Stirling 24 May 1602 and 3 Mar. 1603 

,, Elizabeth, Peter and Jonet, bairns lawful to umquhile 

Thomas N., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 June 161 1 

„ Elizabeth, spouse to Alexander Clerk, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

9 Mar. 1654 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 9 Aug. 1648 

„ George, cook, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Jan. 1656 

„ George, servitor to the Earl of Melrose. See Abercrombie, Sara. 
„ Hector, merchant, indweller in Leith 12 Nov. 1606 and 13 Feb. 1607 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Oct. 1625 

„ Mr. James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 24 June 1635 

See also Robertson, Margaret. 
„ James, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 May 1646 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 303 

Nicoll, James, in Littill-Dechmont 24 May 1647 

„ James, tailor. See Elder, Agnes. 

„ Janet, relict of John M'Gill, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 19 July 1685 
„ John, indweller in Musselburgh 12 Jan. 1609 

,, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 July 1644 

See also Millar, Lillias, and Wilkie, Christian. 
„ John, cooper in Fisherraw 25 Sept. 1645 

„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Nov. 1648 

„ John, carrier, burgess of Linlithgow 13 Feb. 1685 and 24 Mar. 1687 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Ayr. See Kennedy, Jonet. 
„ John, W.S., indweller in Edinburgh. See Thomson, Bessie. 
„ Katherine, sometime spouse to Andro Drone, in Dunberney, 

sher. of Perth ri June 160c 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Clement Russell, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 6 Feb. 1610 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Wilson, in Crukistoun 

20 Nov. 1630 
,, Ninian, in Wester Cleish. See Thomson, Grissell. 

„ Patrick, in Kirkhope 1 8 Feb. 1608 

„ Patrick, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 3 Dec. 1669 and 15 Aug. 1671 

See also Murray, Elizabeth. 
„ Patrick, in the Maynes of Livingston 16 Feb. 1685 

„ Robert, queffmaker in Dalkeith, and Agnes Watson, his spouse 

4 Sept. 1696 
„ Robert, tailor, burgess of Linlithgow 21 Mar. 1685 

,, Thomas, notary and merchant, burgess of Perth 26 Nov. 1602 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 25 July 1610 

,, Thomas, cutler, burgess of the Canongate 18 Mar. 1646 

„ Thomas, in Wattersyde. See Black, Agnes. 

„ William, maltman, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Dec. 1630 

„ William, in Cokkeine, par. of Tranent, constab. of Haddington 31 Oct. 1644 
Nicolson, Agnes, sometime spouse to Archibald Nobill, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 May 161 1 
„ Alexander, in Dirltoun, par. of Gullane, constab. of Haddington 

4 Nov. 161 1 
„ Alexander, lawful son to umquhile Patrick N., indweller 
in Edinburgh, lawful procreate betwixt him and 
umquhile Nicolas Wilson, his relict 7 Dec. 1632 

„ Mr. Alexander, advocate 1 Aug. 1638 

„ Alexander, indweller in Dirleton 5 Nov. 1668 

„ Alexander, in Vogrie. See Thorbrand, Katherine. 
„ Cristiane, sometime spouse to Thomas Paterson, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 1 Oct. 1601 

,, Cristian, relict of Daniel Leyne, indweller in Leith 22 Feb. 1621 

„ David, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Mar. 1628 

„ Elizabeth, relict of John Aslowane, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

9 July 1640 
,, Elspeth, sometime spouse to David Edmonstoun, in Edmon- 

stoun, par. of Newtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1619 

„ Francis, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh. See Tweedie, Margaret. 
„ George, elder, skipper in Prestonpans 11 Sept. 1666 

„ Hugh, late Chamberlain of Barnbougall 31 May 1683 

„ Dame Isobel, relict of Sir Patrick Nisbet, of Craigintinnie 

30 June and 17 Nov. 1670 
„ Jacob, weaver in Tranent 19 Nov. 1668 

„ Mr. James, minister at Megill, in Angus 4 June 1608 

„ James, sailor in Leith 22 Feb. 1638 

„ James, in Quhytkirk, and Helen Broune, his spouse H. 4 Jan. 1653 

„ Mr. James, younger, of Cockburnspeth 17 Nov. 1670 

„ Jeane, youngest lawful daughter to the deceased Sir 

Thomas N., of Carnock, knight 24 Jan. 1657 



304 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [1601-1700. 

Nicolson, Jean, Lady Haystoun 14 June 1695 

„ Mr. John, of Leswaid, commissarie of Edinburgh 10 June 1605 

„ John, in Haillis, par. of Prestounkirk, constab. of Haddington 19 Oct. 1613 
„ John, baxter in Dalkeith 20 May 1618 

„ John, in Newmaynis, par. of Quhytkirke, constab. of Haddington 

19 Apr. 1622 
See also Congletoun, Margaret. 

„ John, lawful son to umquhile John X., in Blakhill, beside 

Zester, par. of Bothanes, constab. of Haddington 12 Mar. 1631 
„ John, of Polton 11 Jan. 1649 

„ John, writer in Edinburgh 4 Apr. 1654 

Sec also Watson, Jean. 
„ Sir John, of Lawsuaid, knight 31 Apr. 1654 

„ John, elder, weaver in Tranent 16 May 1668 

„ Sir John, of that Ilk, and Sir William N., of that Ilk, his 

brother-german 10 June 1691 and 5 Aug. 1 71 5 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to George Mathesone, cadgear, 

in Craill, in Fife 10 July 1607 

„ Marion, spouse to Alexander Bailzie, cooper in Prestonpans 

H. 12 Dec. 1657 
„ Patrick, indweller in Edinburgh, and Nicolas Wilson, his relict 

20 Aug. 1632, 19 and 21 Nov. 1632 
„ Patrick, sailor in Leith 28 July 1647 

„ Robert, burgess of Dysart 26 Nov. 1603 

,, Robert, at the Kirk of Gartlie, sher. of Banff 24 Apr. 1604 

„ Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 May 1608 

„ Mr. Robert, advocate. See Barroune, Bessie. 
„ Robert, in Tuninghame. See Whyte, Isobel. 
„ Sara, relict of John Murray, of Tue, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

20 July 1655 
„ Mr. Thomas, of Coldbrandspeth, advocate 20 Jan. 1627 
„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Thurso 25 June 1640 
„ Sir Thomas, of Carnock, knight-baronet 27 May 1647 

See also Henderson, Dame Isobel ; and Napier, Dame Jean. 
„ Thomas, in Knowis H. 18 July 1656 

„ Sir Thomas, Lord Advocate 30 July 1657 

„ William, smith in Prestonpans, constab. of Haddington 30 Mar. 1632 

Niddrie, Andro, in Howgait-mouth 4 Aug. 1637 

„ Helen, coilbeirar, relict of David Dowie, in Culross 28 Jan. 1608 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 July 1627 

Nikfarland, Katherine, relict of John Smyth, in Auchindonane- 

Dennestoun, par. of Luss, sher. of Dunbarton 13 July 1607 

Nikkaye, Beatrix, sometime spouse to Walter Dennie, burgess 

of Dumbarton 8 Apr. 1607 

Nimbill, Bessie, sometime spouse to Patrik Rannald, pothesar to 

his Majesty, indweller in the Canongate 17 Dec. 1606 

„ Mr. John, sometime minister at Natoun, thereafter at 

Cranstoun, sher. of Edinburgh 10 Dec. 1616 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Somervell, Marion. 
Nimmo (Nemo), Agnes, sometime spouse to John Ross, tailor, 

burgess of Edinburgh 30 Nov. 1621 and 29 Nov. 1622 

„ Agnes, sometime spouse to John Flemyng, in Hardhill, 

par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 23 Jan. 1627 

„ Agnes, relict of Mr. William Flint, in Nether-Howdoun 18 June 1688 

„ Alexander, in Eist- , par. of Bathgate 19 Feb. 1624 

„ Alexander, in Ballincrief-mylne. Sec Scot, Margaret. 
„ Alexander, in Wodend. See Wilson, J cane. 

„ Andro, W.S. 22 Nov. 1647 

„ Archibald, elder, in Middilrige, par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 

18 June 1622 
See also Dunlop, Helen. 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinbtirgh. 305 

Nimmo (Nemo), Archibald, of Midillrig, par. of Bathgate 20 June 1632 

See also Haddoway, Marion. 
Elizabeth, spouse to Andrew Ritchiesoun, smith, burgess of Dunbar 

25 Nov. 165 1 
Elizabeth, lawful daughter to umquhile Patrick N., of Inschcorss 

18 Aug. 1683 
George, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 24 Jan. 1610 

Isobel, sometime spouse to William Russell, in Nether 

Braco, par. of Schottis, sher. of Lanark 10 May 1606 

Isobel, sometime spouse to John Boncle, in Foullscheills, 
par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 

r Mar. 161 5 and 17 Mar. 161 5 
James, skipper in Graingepans 28 Aug. 1696 

James, skipper in Borrowstones. See Dunmuir, Katherine. 
James, in Moderwell. See Nasmyth, Jean. 
Jean, sometime spouse to Walter Gibson, tailor, burgess of 

Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1632 

John, portioner of Brighouse 10 Feb. 1647 

John, in Kirktoune of Bathgate 1 Nov. 1683 

John, of Inchcorse. See Salmond, Jonet. 
John, in Bancreif. See Tindaill, Jonet. 
John, in Wodend. See Young, Cristian. 
Jonet, relict of James Edmistone, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

5 Dec. 1655 
Marion, relict of William Mylne, in Grange, par. of Calder, 

sher. of Edinburgh 23 Apr. 1606 

Marion, relict of George Ker, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 30 June 1641 
Robert, in Motherwell, par. of Hamilton, sher. of Lanark 12 Jan. 1603 

Patrik, in Eistoun. See Marshall, Jonet. 
Nicoll, in Torbanehill. See Robertson, Jonet. 

Thomas, in Hochtilloch (Lochtilloch) 20 Dec. 1676 and 31 Jan. 1677 

Thomas, in Cliftoun. See Russel, Margaret. 

Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 30 Jan. 1629 

Thomas, mealmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 

16 Aug. 1622 and 22 June 1647 
Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See King, Marie. 
William, in Dechmont 5 Jan. 1608 

William, in Eist Quhitburne, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 

6 June 1609 
William, at Lochtulloch-mylne, par. of Bathgate 5 July 1636 
William, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Dec. 1643 

See also Wilson, William. 

niane, Isobel, spouse to James Allane, in Borroustonnes 24 July 1675 

John, indweller in Leith 26 July 1648 

John, skipper at the Brigneis of Grange 13 Jan. 1652 

Thomas, in Myrtoun, par. of Kembak, Fife 12 Mar. 1604 

sbit, Adam, in Belhaven, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 18 Jan. 1616 

Adam, W.S. 7 Jan. 1691 

Alexander, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1609 
Alexander, in Bonallie, par. of Hailles, sher. of Edinburgh 4 Feb. 161 5 

Alexander, portioner of Newtounleys, par. of Dunbar 7 Feb. 1616 

Alexander, in Caldham, hind to James Wilkie, par. of 

Haillis, sher. of Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1628 

Alexander, burgess of Dunbar 23 May 163 1 
Alexander, in the Westfield of Quhittinghame, conetab. of 

Haddington 7 Nov. 1633 

Alexander, of Craigentiny 19 May 1696 

Bessie, indweller in Edinburgh 27 Nov. 1675 

Christian, relict of Robert Muir, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Feb. 1602 

David, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1643 

See also Broun, Beatrix. 

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306 Commissar iot of Edinburgh. [i 601-1 700. 

Nisbit, David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Home, Agnes. 
„ Elizabeth, late spouse to the deceased William Murray, 

son to the Laird of Romano 23 Dec. 1656 

„ Elspeth, sometime spouse to Alexander Stevinsoun, malt- 
man in Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 9 June 1607 
„ Mr. Gawin, of Muirhouse, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 

28 Dec. 1637 
„ Gawin, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 25 Mar. 1685 

„ George, of that Ilk, par. of Edrem, sher. of Berwick 2 June 1602 

„ George, brother to Robert N., of Dalzell, par. of Dalzell, 

sher. of Lanark 25 Apr. 1606 

„ Mr. George, portioner of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1632 

„ George, in Dunbar 22 May 1685 

,, Sir Harry, of Craigintinie, knight 21 Feb. 1667 

„ Henry, merchant, sumtyme provost of Edinburgh 1 b Jan. 1608 

„ Mr. Henry, M.D. 12 Feb. 1664 

„ Henry, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Bannatyne, Jonet. 
,, Herbert, of Scheills, par. of Dalzell, sher. of Lanark 7 Jan. 1603 

„ Hew, in Strabrok 7 Dec. 1667 

„ Isobel, relict of John Duncanlaw, in Garvald-kirk, par. 

thereof, constab. of Haddington 14 Mar. 1603 

„ Isobel, relict of John Jak, in Kidstoun-mylne, par. of Peebles 10 May 1604 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Kellie, elder, burgess of Dunbar 

26 July 1626 
„ James, timberman, indweller in Leith 26 Jan. 1607 

„ James, of Littill Newtoun, par. of Garvat, constab. of Haddington 

21 Dec. 1609 
„ James, portioner of Restalrige, burgess of Edinburgh 

9 Jan. 1622 and 31 Jan. 1628 
„ James, baxter, burgess of Dunbar 13 Nov. 1633 

See also Crawford, Elspeth. 
„ James, sometime of Littell-France 19 Jan. 1647 and 17 Mar. 1655 

„ James, marikin-maker, burgess of Edinburgh 

12 July 1649 an< 3 25 Sept. 1649 
„ James, baxter in Haddington 12 May 1682 

„ Mr. James, son to umquhile Mr. James N., of Ladiekirk 2 Aug. 1686 

„ Mr. James, only lawful son to the deceased Mr. Philip N., 

of Lediekirk 12 Sept. 1694 

„ James, in Livingstoune. See Walker, Margaret. 
„ Janet, spouse to Edward Gillespie, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

25 June 1684 
„ Jeane, sometime spouse to George Anderson, portioner of 
Monkton hall, sometime spouse to John Hislope, 
there, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 27 Feb. 1627 

„ John, mason in Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 21 Jan. 1606 

John, indweller in Haddington 3 Mar. 1609 

John, collector to the town of Edinburgh 28 Apr. 1630 

John, in Cairntowes, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 1 Nov. 1634 

John, maltman, burgess of the Canongate 7 Mar. 1642 

John, in Broksburne H. 20 Oct. 1652 

Sir John, of Dirleton, knight 21 Aug. 1688 

John, merchant in Edinburgh. Sec Dobie, Elspeth. 
Mr. John, commisser of Edinburgh. See Flescheour, Margaret. 
John, in Beilheaven. See Lyell, Isobel. 
John, in Nisbet-mylne. Sec Wood, Margaret. 
Jonet, relict of Walter Weilfair, in Castiltoun, par. of North 
Berwick, sometime spouse to Mongo Marjoribankis, 
there 2 Mar. 1607 

Jonet, and Mathew Schirriff, in Fantasie, her husband 27 Nov. 1663 

Katherine, lawful daughter of umquhile William N., mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Dec. 1601 



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1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 307 

Nisbit, Katherine, spouse to Mr. George Jonstoun, minister at 

Kirkwall 2 Apr. 1645 

„ Margaret, relict of John Dawson, in Wester Brumhouses 22 Nov. 1682 
„ Margaret, indweller in Quhittinghame-town, constab. of 

Haddington 20 Apr. 1642 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Alexander M'Cartnay, servi- 
tor to Mr. John Hay, town-clerk of Edinburgh 29 June 1620 
„ Marion, spouse to James Jonstoune, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 1 Dec. 1662 

,, Patrik, in Brandis-mylne, par. of Dunbar, constab. of Haddington 

8 Nov. 1614 
„ Patrik, younger, in Dunbar 4 Mar. 1622 

„ Patrick, elder, merchant, burgess of Dunbar 10 Mar. 1629 

See also Broun, Alison. 
„ Sir Patrick 5 July 1648 

See also Nicolson, Dame Isobel. 
„ Patrik, of Drydane, advocate. See Arthour, Jean. 

„ Philp, of Swanisfeild, par. of Fischhuik, sher. of Berwick 30 July 1608 

„ Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Aug. 1658 

„ William, portioner of Newtounleyis, par. of Dunbar, con- 
stab. of Haddington 30 Apr. 1612 
„ William, servitor to my Lady Popilhall, par. of Quhitting- 

ham, constab. of Haddington 15 Dec. 161 3 

„ William, one of the principal weivars in St. Paul's Work 

26 Mar. 1649 and 30 Jan. 1650 
„ Sir William, of Dean, knight 26 Feb. 1656 

See also Dick, Katherine ; and Williamson, Jonet. 
,, William, in Tunyghame 15 Mar. 1673 

„ William, in Congilton. See Lauder, Agnes. 
Nithsdaill, Robert, Earl of 9 Feb. 1687 

Nive, William, in Muireton 11 Mar. 1662 

Noble, Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1624 

„ Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 Apr. 1639 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Sept. 1632 

„ Simon, in Borthuik-bray, par. of Borthuik, sher. of Roxburgh 7 Mar. 1605 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Nicolson, Agnes. 
Norie, Agnes, relict of John Andersone, merchant, burgess of 

Stirling 5 Feb. 1607 

„ Mr. Alexander, parson of Feme, in Angus 31 May 1603 

„ Andro, in the Mylnn of Prestongrainge. See Clark, Catherine. 
,, David, citiner in Brechin. See Lindsay, Agnes. 
„ David, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mungall, Katherine. 
„ James, in Roslin Woodheid 16 Aug. 1642 

See also Tweedie, Jonet. 
„ Mirabill, relict of John Coupar, maltman, citiner in St. Andrews 

16 Jan. 1604 
Norvell, Mr. George, of Boghall, advocate 25 July 1673 

,, John, writer in Edinburgh 24 Mar. 1690 

„ Jonet, relict of John Howesoun, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 20 Dec. 1610 

„ Michael, of Boghall 5 Mar. 1698 

„ Robert, in Eister Comrie. See Turner, Cristian. 
Notman, Florence, relict of William Broune, mealmaker, in- 
dweller in Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1646 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Mungo Donaldson, in Melrose, 

sher. of Roxburgh 21 Feb. 1605 

,, Katherine. See Braidfoot, James, elder, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh. 
Nune, George, indweller in the Canongate 22 July 1647 

Ochiltrie, Andro, skipper, indweller in Leith 8 Oct. 161 7 

„ Elizabeth, and John Watson, vintner in Leith, her husband 20 Nov. 1661 



308 Commissariot of Edinburgh. [i 601-1700. 

Ochiltrie, James, Lord. Sec Livingston, Dame Marie. 

„ John, in Sklaitheuche, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 24 Feb. 1619 
„ Margaret, relict of Robert Tailfeir, mason, indweller in Edinburgh 

31 Jan. 1607 
„ Margaret, relict of William Johnstowne, in Hatherwick H. 24 Aug. 1652 
,, Mungo, in East-end of Harwood 6 Mar. 1695 

„ Robert, sailor, indweller in Leith 26 Apr. 1639 

Odall, Daniel, silk-weaver in Leith 14 Nov. 1674 

Ogill, Archibald, goldsmith in Paris 14 Nov. 1662 

,, George, of Popilhall, writer in Edinburgh 22 Dec. 1653 

„ James, in Skaitraw 27 Apr. 1665 

„ Mr. Richard, minister at Innerveik, constab. of Haddington 27 June 1609 
„ William, of Popilhall, par. of Quhittingham, constab. of 

Haddington 5 Dec. 1609 and 4 Dec. 1635 

See also Purves, Isobel. 
,, William, in Popilhall 25 Nov. 1646 

Ogilvie, Alexander, tailor, burgess of the Canongate 

16 July 1616 and 13 Feb. 1617 
„ Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 3 Dec. 1672 

„ Alexander, in Liehouses. See Clayhills, Margaret. 
„ Alison, sometime spouse to George Balfour, of Tarrie, par. 

of St. Vigian, in Angus 20 Mar. 1605 

„ Christian. See Cairncross, George, litster, burgess of the Canongate. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to John Wischart, of that Ilk, in Angus 

1 Aug. 1601 
„ Dame Isobel, sometime spouse to Sir John Seytoun, of 

Barns, knight, par. of Haddington 2 Dec. 161 7 

„ James, Lord, of Airlie in Farnuell, sher. of Forfar 20 Mar. 1607 

,, James, chyrudgeone, burgess of Edinburgh. See Hay, Alice. 
„ James, burgess of the Canongate. See Lawsone, Agnes. 
„ John, burgess of Edinburgh 20 AW. 1630 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to John Stirling, younger, 

appeirand of Braikie, par. of Kynnell, Angus 15 Mar. 1605 

„ Marjory, relict of James Dunbar, of Tarbat (in the town of 

Forress, in Moray) 9 June 1603 

„ Captain Patrick, of Murie 13 Apr. 1691 

„ Patrik, of Inchemertyne. See Seton, Dame Geillis. 

„ Thomas, inlnschewane, par. of Tannades, sher. of Angus 4 Aug. 1603 
„ Thomas, in Tarbray. See Fullartoun, Sara. 

,, Walter, merchant in Edinburgh 7 Dec. 1677 and 21 June 1678 

Ogstoune, Mr. Francis, servitor to Sir John Nisbitt, of Dirleton, 

advocate 30 July 1664 

„ James, writer and indweller in the Canongate 25 Nov. 1657 

,, Mr. William, D.D. 21 May 1669 

Oliphant, Barbara, sometime spouse to John Swyne, in Tulli- 

brock, par. of Markinch, in Fife 22 Feb. 1603 

„ Bethea, spouse to Patrick Tailzefeir, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 Nov. 1642 
„ Elspeth, relict of John Pitblado, in Eister-Pitcorthie, par. 

of Carnebie, in Fife 10 Mar. 1607 

„ George, of Bachiltoun. See Clephane, Margaret. 
„ Helen, sometime spouse to Patrik Fargusoun, alias Gow, 

smith, burgess of Perth 13 May 1607 

„ Henry, writer in Edinburgh 15 Feb. 1644 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to James Sympsoun, baxter, bur- 
gess of the Canongate 23 Sept. 1614 
„ James, of Ure, in Zetland. See Dunbar, Jonet. 
„ John, clerk of his Majesty's treasury in Scotland, indweller 

in the Canongate 11 Nov. 1612 

„ John, indweller in Bruchtoun, par. of St. Cuthbert, sher. of Edinburgh 

7 Dec. 1644 



1601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 309 

Oliphant, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Nov. 1671 and 13 Aug. 1691 
See also Danies, Janet ; and Trotter, Marion. 
„ Mr. John, writer in Edinburgh 15 Mar. 1673 

See also Barclay, Jonet. 
„ Mr. John, shereff-clerk of Edinburgh. See Inglis, Margaret. 
„ John, schoolmaster in Edinburgh. See Scott, Jonet. 

„ Jonet, relict of John Hastings, schoolmaster in Tranent H. 16 July 1653 
„ Dame Katherine, relict of George Dundas, of that Ilk, par. 

of Dummaney, sher. of Linlithgow 29 Nov. 1602 

„ Katherine, sometime spouse to William Castellaw, apothe- 
cary, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Aug. 1633 
„ Laurence, W.S. 9 June 1692, 25 June 1694, and 13 Aug. 1704 
„ Laurence, brother-german to Lord Oliphant 4 July 1693 
„ Patrick, burgess of Perth 9 Feb. 1602 
„ Patrick, writer in Edinburgh 19 Nov. 1636 
„ Robert, coalhewar in Tranent H. 14 Oct. 1656 
„ Thomas, and Christian Melvill, his relict, in Hilcairny, 

par. of Kilmany, Fife 10 Mar. 1607 

,, William, of Cask, par. of Findogask, sher. of Perth 25 July 1605 

„ Mr. William, clerk to his Majesty's Wairdrope 2 June 1649 

„ William, brother-german to Laurence O. 7 Aug. 1674 

Oliver, John, portioner of Couper-Grange, par. of Bendoquhy, 

and sher. of Perth 20 Feb. 1601 

„ Marion, relict of Robert Waker, burgess of North Berwick 20 June 1672 
„ Marion. See Knox, Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Robert, elder, lawful son to Quintene O., burgess of North Berwick 

13 Mar. 1604 
„ Robert, indweller in Dunbar. See Davidson, Alison. 

,, William, callit of the Grene, indweller in Jedburgh 7 Aug. 1605 

„ Mr. William, doctor of Physic 12 June 1647 

Ord, Alexander, W.S. 27 Feb. 1695 

„ Alexander, notary, indweller in Edinburgh. See Watson, Jonet. 
„ Christian, relict of William Brysoune, merchant in Edinburgh 

29 Mar. 1683 and 15 May 1685 
„ Laurence, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, residenter in 

Canongate 18 Feb. 1696 and 9 Apr. 1698 

„ Marion, relict of Laurence Scott, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

20 Jan. 1699 

„ Mr. William, of Carnbie 18 Dec. 1678 

Ordie, John, in Boigtoun, par. of Menmure, in Angus 4 Aug. 1607 

Orknay, Alexander, tailor, burgess and indweller in Musselburgh 30 Nov. 1667 

„ Robert, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Apr. 1646 

Orme, Helen, sometime spouse to Patrik Lyndesay, of Kirk- 

forther, par. of Markinch, sher. of Fife 26 Jan. 1603 

„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Mar. 1624 

See also Scott, Agnes. 
„ William, servitor to Lodovik, Duke of Lennox 17 July 1616 

Ormistoun, Bessie, sometime spouse to Thomas Cokburne, in 

Crichtoun, sher. of Edinburgh 2 Apr. 161 8 

„ William, in Smalholme-Hospittell, par. of Ormestoun, sher. 

of Berwick 5 Mar. 1605 

Orr (Ore), Agnes, spouse to W T illiam Tennent, in West-Inch 19 Nov. 1685 

„ Alexander, indweller in Edinburgh 1 June 1633 

„ Christian, relict of William Brysone, merchant, burgess of 

Edinburgh 5 Mar. 1698 

„ James, stabler in Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1669 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 26 June 1609 

See also Chalmers, Beatrix. 
„ John, in Langsyde, par. of Dreghorn, sher. of Ayr (vol. 45) 26 July 1609 
„ Mr. John, son lawful to umquhile John O., merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 27 Nov. 1633 



310 Commissariat of Edinburgh. [i 601-1700. 

Orr (Ore), Jonet, relict of William Scott, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

15 June 1647 
„ Margaret, spouse to Robert Salmond, merchant, burgess 

of Edinburgh 24 May 1662 

,, Robert, in Knokdone, par. of Mayboill, in Carrick 9 Feb. 1609 

Orrat, Alison, spouse to John Sinclar, burgess of Dunbar 24 Dec. 1606 

Orrok, Alexander, portioner of Grange. See Arnot, Eufame. 
„ Harry, portioner of Over-Grange, par. of Burntisland, in Fife 

29 June 1608 
,, John, in Kinghorn. See Anderson, Jonet. 

„ Margaret, relict of Robert Benne, maltman in Leith 23 Oct. 1699 

„ William, wright, burgess of the Canongate. See Mosman, Margaret. 
Osburne, Alexander, son to John O., burgess of Dunbar 14 Oct. 1617 

„ Cuthbert, burgess, Dunbar. See Cruikshanks, Jonet. 
„ David and John, third and youngest lawful sons of the de- 
ceased Harry O., W.S., and the deceased Alison 
Fleyming, his second spouse 24 Jan. 1662 

„ Harry, W.S. 23 Aug. 1655 

„ Harry, of Pepermylnes. See Bowar, Helen. 

„ Henry, burgess of Ayr 11 Dec. 1601 

„ John, younger, burgess of Dunbar 29 Jan. 1618 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Alexander Hunter, in Monk- 

toun, par. thereof, sher. of Ayr 28 Aug. 1602 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to Archibald Falconer, wright, 

burgess of Dunbar 11 Jan. 1617 

„ William, of Ballindolloch 15 Aug. 1663 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, eldest lawful 

son to the deceased Hendrie O., W.S. 14 Dec. 1686 

Osier, Barbara, relict of Andrew Follouer, vintiner in Edinburgh 13 Nov. 1694 
Oswald, Andrew, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Apr. 1650 

See also Denholm, Isobel. 
,, Mr. Andro, advocate 5 Jan. 1683 

„ Mr. Archibald, minister at Pencaitland 6 July 1631 

„ Elizabeth. See Trotter, Mr. George, minister of Edinburgh. 
,, James, of Spittell 1 Apr. 1696 and 12 Oct. 1725 

„ James, at the Walkmylne of Leven. See Chrystie, Cristian. 
,, James, burgess of Stirling. See Dawson, Marion. 

„ Mr. John, minister at Prestonpans H. 10 Aug. 1654 

„ Jonet. See Hepburne, James, cook, burgess of Edinburgh. 
„ Marion, relict of Thomas Kilbowie, indweller in Leith 23 June 1636 

„ Mr. Robert, in Pencaitland. See Lindsay, Elspeth. 

„ Thomas, in Dalrioch, par. of Donyng, sher. of Perth 28 June 1605 

„ Thomas, coilzear in Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 7 July 1614 

„ William, vintiner in Leith 10 July 1667 

Otterburne, Elizabeth, sometime spouse to Robert Hammiltoun, 

second lawful son to Sir John H., of Preston, knight 1 Feb. 1633 
„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Martin, Katherine. 
„ William, in Newbottill, sher. of Edinburgh 6 Apr. 1642 

Ousteane, Alexander, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 7 July 1604 and 4 Feb. 1607 

See also Anderson, Jonet. 
„ George, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 22 Oct. 1616 

„ Gilbert, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 9 May 1638 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to Roger Dunkesone, merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 6 Jan. 1615 

„ John, mariner, indweller in Leith 5 Jan. 1609 

See also Smyth, Jonet. 
„ John, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Nov. 1625 

„ Lilias, sometime spouse to John Dobie, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh 

12 Jan. 1631 
„ Marion, sometime spouse to Jaques Inglis, walxmaker, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 26 Nov. 1628 



1 601-1700.] Commissariot of Edinburgh. 311 

Ousteane, Paull, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 22 July 1603 

„ Samuel, merchant in Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1683 

„ Sara, sometime spouse to John Elder, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 

3 Oct. 1612 

„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Jan. 1650 

Ovens, George, writer in Edinburgh 17 Dec. 1675 

„ Mark, late coal-greive to the Earl of Lothian 18 Mar. 1696 

Owstie, James, in the Auld-toun of Kinloss, and Jonet Glass, his spouse 

10 Feb. 1602 
Oxfurd, James, Viscount of 8 July 1663 

Oxenfuird, Viscountess. See Livingston, Dame Christian. 

Padden, Robert, skipper in Prestonpans 19 Apr. 1699 

Padzeane, Alexander, in Nortoune 26 Nov. 1646 

Padzanis, John, in Foulscheills, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 

22 May 1605 
Page, Elspeth, widow in Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1646 

Painstoun, John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 11 Apr. 1696 

Paip, Gilbert ... 17 Sept. 1661 

„ Mr. John, advocate. See Halliburtoun, Geillis ; and 
Moubray, Elizabeth. 
Paise, William, dagmaker in the Canongate. See Sleich, Alison. 
Paistoun, Katherine, indweller in Turniedykis, par. of Crichton, 

sher. of Edinburgh 19 Aug. 1643 

Palmer, David, goldsmith, burgess of Edinburgh 20 July 161 5 

See also Bassendyne, Alison ; and Stratoun, Catherine. 
Pane, James, in Kelbow. See Congilstoun, Isobel. 

Pantoune, Mr. Alexander, writer in Edinburgh 17 Dec. 1675 

„ Thomas, butterman in Fosterhill, par. of Kilmabrek, in 

Cunningham, sher. of Ayr 30 Aug. 1608 

,, Walter, in Echling, par. of Dalmenie, sher. of Linlithgow 7 Apr. 1673 

Paplay, Patrik, brother to umquhile Captain Robert P. 1 Aug. 1622 

„ Robert, recidenter at London 2 Dec. 1669 

Pargilleis, Abraham, of Nether Howdoun 7 Feb. 1667 and 23 Apr. 1671 

„ Agnes, and Robert Clark, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, 

her husband 11 Dec. 1667 

„ Cristian, spouse to Robert Crawmond, in Ferriehill, par. 

of Dummanie, sher. of Linlithgow 22 July 1641 

„ George, in Dedrigburne, par. of Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 8 Aug. 1631 
„ James, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Jan. 1673 

„ William, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 9 June 1647 

Paris, Agnes, lawful daughter to umquhile Alexander P., in Dyksyde 22 July 1663 
„ Alexander, in Dykhill 20 Feb. 1630 

„ Cristian, in Quhitburne, par. of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 11 Jan. 1633 
„ James, in Tarbaine, par. of Bathgate 24 Jan. 1624 

„ John, in Torbraid. See Cairnes, Barbara. 

„ John, in Pardovan 23 Nov. 1685 

Park, Alexander, tailor, burgess of Glasgow 27 May 1606 and 6 Mar. 1607 

„ Alexander, merchant, burgess of Linlithgow 3 Sept. 1652 

„ Andro, in the Rind, par. of Leuchars, Fife 27 Apr. 1604 

„ Barbara, relict of Gilbert Williamson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

1 Aug. 1640 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Robesone, in Padmyre, 

par. of Curmannok, sher. of Lanark 16 Mar. 1602 

„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Blythman, stabler, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 28 Oct. 1602 
„ James, in Lessuaid, sher. of Edinburgh 20 Mar. 1616 
„ Jaines, son lawful to umquhile Laurence P., who was son 
to umquhile John P., merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, and James Park, brother to the above- 
written James P., likewise son to the said umquhile Laurence 

1 Feb. 1650 



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Park, James, writer in the Canongate 21 Oct. 16S4 

[ames, indweller in Edinburgh. See Alexander, Isobel. 
,, James, maltman, burgess of Linlithgow. See Ramsay, Elizabeth. 
.. Jeane, sometime spouse to John Lawson, indweller in Edinburgh 

20 Nov. 1 619 
.. John, tailor, burgess of Linlithgow 8 Jan. 1612 

.. John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 2 Sept. 1640 

.. Jonet. .V;- Porter, William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. 
.. Thomas, indweller in Sanquhar, sher. of Nidisdaill 19 Jan. 1653 

.. William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 Jan. 1647 

.. William, indweller in Painstoun H. 20 Nov. 1657 

.. Mr. William, allkymest ^physician) 1 May 1673 an d u Mar. 1674 

Parker, Henry, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh, and Margaret 

Smyth, his spouse 21 Dec. 1647 

Isobel, spouse to James Patterson, cordiner in Canongate 5 Sept. 1665 

.. John, tailor, burgess of Glasgow 26 Apr. 1604 

.. John, tanner, indweller in Portsburgh 22 June 1653 

.. John, merchant in London 4 Jan. 1695 a °d 3 Feb. 1699 

Parsone, Benjamin, one of their Majesties' Life Guard of Horse 18 Aug. 1693 

Paterson, Abraham, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 11 July 1695 

.. A>;nes, sometime spouse to John Mekle, in Lowdounhill, sher. of Ayr 

2 July 1605 
.. Agnes, sometime spouse to the deceased Archibald Inglis, 

wiver in the Water of Leith 30 Mar. 1654 

.. Alexander, maltman, burgess of Burntisland, in Fife 3 July 1601 

.. Alexander, burgess of Perth 18 Oct. 1605 

.. Alexander, in Burntisland, in Fife 19 Jan. and 8 Mar. 1609 

„ Mr. Alexander, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 21 Dec. 1641 

„ Mr. Alexander, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Dennistoune, Anna. 
„ Andrew, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Nov. 1664 

.. Archibald, in Cornebae, par. of Glencairne, sher. of Dumfries 

30 June 1608 
.. Barbara, sometime spouse to Thomas Gourlay, in Kincraig, 

in Kilconquhar par. 17 Jan. 1604 

.. Barbara, sometime spouse to John Piter, burgess of Kinghorn 1 Mar. 1606 
.. Barbara, daughter lawful to umquhile George P., merchant, 

burgess of Edinburgh 23 Jan. 1653 

.. Barbara, and George Grave, at Clerkington-mylne, her spouse 29 July 1656 
.. Cristian, spouse to John Bell, in the Dane, par. of St. 

Cuthbert, sher. of Edinbu: 18 Jan. 1605 

„ Cristian, sometime servatrix to Alexander Peirson, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 6 July 1615 
.. Cristian, lawful daughter to Thomas P., merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

23 Apr. 162 1 
„ Cristian, widow, indweller in Kempishill, par. of Stentoun, 

constab. of Haddington 18 Jan. 1638 

„ Cuthbert, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 7 Apr. 1648 

David, timberman, indweller in Leith 27 Jan. 1627 

„ David, in Petheid of Spott, constab. of Haddington 28 Apr. 1643 

„ Elizabeth, relict of James Sydserff, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

31 July 1640 
„ Euphame, relict of William Pringell, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 

14 Oct. 1642 
„ Eufean. See Con, Patrick, indweller in Edinburgh. 
„ George, in Easter-Garmeltoune, par. and constab. of Haddington 

4 Feb. 1613 
,. George, indweller in Edinburgh 6 Aug. 1656 

„ George, in Corstorphine 29 Mar. 1684 

.. George, miller at Borthwick-mill. See Ramsay, Elizabeth. 
.. Grissell, spouse to Alexander Smyth, in Grangepanns, par. 

of Carribden. sher. of Linlithgow 20 July 1642 



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Paterson, Hector, of Burnebray, officer of the regality of Torphichen, 

to James, Lord Torphichen, sher. of Linlithgow 21 June 1617 

„ Helen, spouse to Alexander Neilson, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

26 Jan. 1654 
„ Helen, and Robert Howdoune, in Reidshills, par. of Yester 29 Sept. 1676 
„ Henry, in Bothwell. See Edingtoun, Elizabeth. 

„ Isaac, merchant, indweller in Edinburgh 3 July 1606 

„ Isobel, spouse to David Ramsay, of Pittachope, par. of Flisk, in Fife 

17 Jan. 1604 
„ Isobel, relict of John Patersone, in Croftheid of Scheillis, 

in Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 19 June 1606 

„ Isobel, relict of Michael Huntar, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 

11 Feb. 1624 
„ Isobel, sometime spouse to John Cocke, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 

28 Jan. 1626 
„ James, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 23 Feb. 1604 

„ James, in Musselburgh, par. of Inveresk, sher. of Edinburgh 9 Mar. 1605 

See also Wright, Beigis. 
„ James, mason, burgess of Dundee 16 May 1609 

„ James, elder, baxter, burgess of Edinburgh 12 July 1630 

„ James, miller at the Mylne of Keith-mershell, constab. of Haddington 

18 Aug. 1637 
,, James, sadler, burgess of Edinburgh 21 July 1658 
„ James, shoemaker in the Canongate 3 Aug. 1674 
„ James, shepherd in Jobstraid 26 Apr. 1676 
„ James, skinner, burgess of Edinburgh 15 May 1683 

See also Ferguson, Janet. 
„ James, cordiner in the Canongate. See Parker, Isobel ; 

and Pursell, Marion. 
,, Jeane, sometime spouse to William Bankes, indweller in Leith 17 Nov. 1635 
„ Jean. See Robb, George, baxter, burgess of Dunbar. 

„ John, in Brouchtoun-scheillis, par. of Brochtoun, sher. of Peebles 8 Feb. 1603 
„ John, in Croftheid, par. of Kilbryde, sher. of Lanark 23 Aug. 1603 

„ John, in Dregorne, par. of Haillis, sher. of Edinburgh 26 Feb. 1605 

,. John, in the Abbey-mains of Haddington, constab. of Haddington 

21 Aug. 1605 
See also Idington, Jonet. 
,, John, in Clasdewlie, and Jonet Young, his spouse, sher. of Kinross 

5 Mar. 1606 and 10 Feb. 1607 
„ John, in Glenmukloch, Dumfries 14 Aug. 1607 

„ John, indweller in Trapren, par. of Prestonkirk, sher. of Haddington 

16 June 1625 
„ John, burgess of Dunbar 16 Jan. 1628 

,, John, in Comounemyr, par. of Liberton, sher. of Edinburgh 23 Oct. 1634 
„ John, in Kilpont, par. of Kirklistoun, sher. of Linlithgow 8 July 1642 

„ Mr. John, parson of Auldhamstokis, constab. of Haddington 22 July 1642 
„ John, mason, indweller in Musselburgh 4 June 1658 

„ John, merchant in Mito, in Spruise 27 Apr. 1665 

,, John, stabler in the Canongate 17 June 167 1 

„ John, cordiner, burgess of Edinburgh 31 Dec. 1679 

„ John, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Reid, Agnes ; 

and Tennent, Katherine. 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Tailzeour, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 24 June 1602 
„ Jonet, relict of Constantyne Broun, in Ardoch, par. of Kil- 
bryde, sher. of Dumfries 31 Jan. 1604 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Cuthbert, indweller in Leith 30 May 1606 
„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John M'Crone, in Glenmuik- 

Loch, par. of Kirkconnell, sher. of Dumfries 6 June 1607 

„ Jonet, sometime spouse to John Weir, in Foulscheillis, par. 

of Livingston, sher. of Linlithgow 28 Aug. 1617 



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314 Commissariot of Edinburgh, [1601-1700. 

Paterson, Jonet, sometime spouse to John Mayne, in Blakdub, 

par. of Bathgate, sher. of Linlithgow 4 July 1620 

,, Jonet, relict of James Harrower, bookseller, burgess of Edinburgh 

4 Aug. 1654 
,, Jonet, relict of Robert M'Kean, glover, burgess of Edinburgh 24 June 1664 
„ Jonet, spouse to David Broun, baxtcr in Edinburgh 9 Mar. 1666 

„ Margaret, sometime spouse to Thomas Barclay, burgess of 

Coupar in Life 8 June 1602 and 4 Aug. 1607 

„ Margaret, spouse to Thomas Caldirwood, merchant, bur- 
gess of Edinburgh 25 Oct. 1644 
„ Margaret, widow in the Canongate 3 Sept. 1656 
„ Margaret, spouse to Robert Govan, mealmaker in Tranent 23 Apr. 1687 
„ Margaret, lawful daughter to the deceased Edward P., 

elder, mariner in Queensferry 3 May 1700 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to Thomas Galloway, in Slipper- 

feild, par. of Lyntoun, sher. of Peebles 29 Feb. 1604 

„ Marion, sometime spouse to John Trumbill, burgess of the Canongate 

31 Jan. 1626 
„ Marion, and James Porteous, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her spouse 1 Apr. 1659 
„ Nicoll, servitor to John, Earl of Rothes 28 Aug. 1666 
Ninian, indweller in Edinburgh 18 Dec. 1612 
Ninian, in Westersaitt, of Foulscheillis, par. of Livingstoun, 

sher. of Linlithgow 26 Aug. 1614 

Patrick, merchant in Dunce 24 Sept. 1661 

Patrick, merchant, burgess of Haddington 15 Jan. 1668 

Rebecca, sometime spouse to Thomas Fisher, tailor in Edinburgh 

30 July 1633 
Robert, of Over Dunmure, par. of Ebdie, in Fife 17 July 1602 

Robert, Scotsman, merchant traveller in England 12 Mar. 1616 

Robert, apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 29 May 1646 

Robert, only lawful son to umquhile Robert Paterson, 

apothecary, burgess of Edinburgh 19 Jan. 1647 

Robert, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 16 June 1653 

Robert, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 29 Aug. 1649 

Robert, burgess of Culross. See Barr, Bessie. 

Ronald, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Blackburn, Margaret. 
Sara, lawful daughter to umquhile William P., elder, mer- 
chant, burgess of Edinburgh 27 May 1623 
Susanna, daughter lawful to umquhile William P., elder, 

merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 8 Feb. 1623 

Thomas, in Kidcleuch, par. of Dunce, sher. of Berwick 7 Aug. 1605 

Thomas, in Wester-Rossyth, par. of Inverkeithing, Fife 6 Mar. 1606 

Thomas, in Caverhill, par. of Maner, sher. of Peebles 16 Feb. 1609 

Thomas, portioner of Windelaws, par. of Ettilstoun, sher. of Peebles 

8 June 1609 
Thomas, bonnetmaker, burgess of Edinburgh 12 Dec. 1616 

Sec also Davidson, Agnes. 
Thomas, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 16 May 1620 

Thomas, younger, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 17 Jan. 1634 

Thomas, candlemaker, burgess of Edinburgh 15 May 1646 

See also Bishop, Christian. 
Thomas, mason, burgess of Edinburgh 28 Jan. 1654 

Sec also Cleghorn, Bessie. 
Thomas, wright in Edinburgh 28 May 1696 

Thomas, alias Litster, burgess of Kirkcaldy. See Halkheid, Katherine. 
Thomas, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. Sec Nicolson, 

Cristiane ; and Reid, Katherine. 
Walter, writer in Edinburgh. See Inglis, Anna. 

William, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 1 Jan. 1619 

William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh 4 July 1635 



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Paterson, William, in Harlay, par. of Currie, sher. of Edinburgh 29 Jan. 1645 
„ William, in Prestonmains, par. of Nether Cranston, sher. 

of Edinburgh 4 Dec. 1645 

„ William, in Mauchline 19 Jan. 1653 

„ William, of Corswoodburn, par. of West Calder, sher. of Edinburgh 

17 Aug. 1653 
„ William, in Templehouse 17 June 1663 

„ William, flesher, burgess of the Canongate 24 Dec. 1663 

„ William, tailor, burgess of Edinburgh 18 Feb. 1672 

„ William, elder, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Cairnes, Alison. 
,, William, in Byircleuche. See Forrester, Marion. 
„ William, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh. See Mauchane, Agnes. 
„ Mr. William, in Kilmaney. See Stirk, Isobel. 
„ William, in Over-Keith. See Wilson, Jonet. 
Patoun, Adam, indweller in Bonyton, par. of Ratho 26 July 1667 

„ Agnes, and James M'Lurg, merchant, burgess of Edin- 
burgh, her husband 15 Aug. 1667 
„ Alexander, son lawful to the deceased Alexander P., meal- 
maker in Leith 3 May 1659 
„ Andro, in Tayth-burn, par. of Kilmarnock, in Cuningham, 

sher. of Ayr 19 Oct. 1603 

„ Archibald, merchant, burgess of Edinbur