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Retour of Inquest made at the monastery of Abirbrothok [Arbroath], before Thomas Balfour in Northterre, bailie-depute of the regality of said monastery, 30th October 1560

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Identifier: GB 237 Coll-1/5/2433

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Retour of Inquest made at the monastery of Abirbrothok [Arbroath], in the front gate of the same, before Thomas Balfour in Northterre, bailie-depute of the regality of said monastery, by John, lord of Innermeith, Henry Ramsay of Ardowny, William Riwan [Ruthven] of Baldein, William Owchterlony of Setown, John Carnegy of Peblis, David Ramsay of Carntown, Thomas Gardin in Muirdrum, Alexander Gardin in Brax, Alexander Ogilvy in Arbroath, Andrew Guthre of Croftis, John Lyn and John Dunlop in Arbroath, Alexander Melvill in Aithmuthe, Andrew Craik in Grange of Connon, John Bullok in Miltown of the same, Dyonisius Guthre and Adam Person, burgesses of Arbroath; who declare upon oath that James Ogilvy is the heir of his father, the late James Ogilvy of Kwikistoun [Cookstoun], in the lands of Balfour Kirktown, Ascrawye Over and Nether, with mill of Kingoldrum, astricted multures, and the 'multur schaif ringe bare' of the whole barony of Kingoldrum, viz. the lands of 'Ester Perse, Middil Perse alias Bagra, Wester Perse, Ascrawyes Over and Nether, Kirktown Balfour, Kinclwin, Baldowy, mekill Kenne, Iytell Kenne, Awchcroich', with their pertinents, in the regality of Arbroath and sheriffdom of Forfar: which lands are valued at £24 Scots yearly, and are held in capite of the monastery of Arbroath for £44 yearly feu-duty, being now in the hands of said monastery by the decease, a year since or thereby, of Marjorie Durie, conjunct fiar of the lands. Dated at Arbroath, 30th October 1560. Eight seals and a fragment still remain appended, but they are all much defaced.

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  • 30th October 1560

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Margaret Forrest 9th April 2013

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