Dumfries Presbytery Minutes


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Record 1
Last_name : AIKMAN
First_Name : William
Date : 16/10/1698
Place : Ruthwell
Occupation : Minister
Text : To be asked to baptise Isobel Bell's child.
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 133
Year : 1698
Record 2
Last_name : ALLAN
First_Name : Agnes
Date : 24/09/1696
Place : New Abbey
Occupation : Servant
Text : Confesses to fornication with Robert Gracie; gives satisfaction
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 47, 50
Year : 1696
Record 3
Last_name : ALLARDYCE
First_Name : Janet
Date : 27/04/1696
Place : Pittenweem
Occupation :
Text : Hog of Empsfield accused of fornication with her; swears he is the father of her child
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 25, 43, 47, 50, 69, 73, 75, 76, 113, 159
Year : 1696
Record 4
Last_name : ANDERSON
First_Name : David
Date : 31/07/1700
Place : Irongray Sawthbie
Occupation :
Text : Witness in Welsh / Guthrie case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 210
Year : 1700
Record 5
Last_name : ANDERSON
First_Name : James
Date : 28/03/1699
Place : Kirkpatrick Durham
Occupation : Wright
Text : Advised on repair of the Kirk and Manse
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 146
Year : 1699
Record 6
Last_name : ANDERSON
First_Name : John
Date : 25/06/1700
Place : Dumfries
Occupation : Workman
Text : Cautioner for Catherine Munnell
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 201
Year : 1700
Record 7
Last_name : ANDErson
First_Name : Robert
Date : 12/11/1695
Place : Irongray
Occupation :
Text : Presbytery concerned with his maintenance - other sessions to assist Irongray financially
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 9
Year : 1695
Record 8
Last_name : ARBIGLAND
First_Name :
Date :
Place :
Occupation :
Text : See Craik
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page :
Year :
Record 9
Last_name : ATKIN
First_Name : Thomas
Date : 06/02/1700
Place : Trailflat, Tinwald
Occupation :
Text : Cited to appear after being contemptuous of the Session; case sent back to the Session
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 188, 194
Year : 1700
Record 10
Last_name : BARNBAILLIE
First_Name :
Date :
Place :
Occupation :
Text : See Neilson
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page :
Year :
Record 11
Last_name : BELL
First_Name : Andrew
Date : 16/12/1696
Place : Tinwald
Occupation :
Text : Meeting with Presbytery to ask for a minister (with J Maxwell)
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 57
Year : 1696
Record 12
Last_name : BELL
First_Name : Isobel
Date : 16/10/1698
Place : Ruthwell
Occupation : Servant
Text : Requests baptism for child; has gone to Selkirk
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 133, 135
Year : 1698
Record 13
Last_name : BELL
First_Name : Robert
Date : 15/10/1695
Place : Locharwood
Occupation :
Text : Magistrate to be asked to secure him: George Maxwell to report
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 3, 5, 7
Year : 1695
Record 14
Last_name : BIGGAR
First_Name : James
Date : 26/07/1698
Place : Troqueer
Occupation : Wright
Text : Estimates for repair of Manse
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 126
Year : 1698
Record 15
Last_name : BLACK
First_Name : William
Date : 22/06/1697
Place : Dumfries
Occupation :
Text : On list for Bursary; unsuccessful
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 85, 91
Year : 1697
Record 16
Last_name : BLACKSTOCK
First_Name : Janet
Date : 10/09/1696
Place : Kirkbean
Occupation : Servant
Text : Witness in Hugh Clanny case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 44, 47
Year : 1696
Record 17
Last_name : BLAIR
First_Name : Agnes
Date : 09/05/1699
Place : Kirkgunzeon
Occupation :
Text : Accuses Robert Herries' wife and daughter of witchcraft; apologises and is rebuked
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 150, 153
Year : 1699
Record 18
Last_name : BLAIR
First_Name : James
Date : 22/07/1699
Place :
Occupation :
Text : Accused of slander
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 160
Year : 1699
Record 19
Last_name : BLAIR
First_Name : John
Date : 09/01/1700
Place :
Occupation : Kirk Agent
Text : Letter asking for regular account of Parish vacancies
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 186
Year : 1700
Record 20
Last_name : BLAIR
First_Name : Robert
Date :
Place :
Occupation :
Text : Reminds Presbytery that they promised to deal with old scandals in his Parish
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 217
Year :
Record 21
Last_name : BLAIR
First_Name : Robert
Date : 22/07/1697
Place : Dumfries
Occupation : Probationer/Minister
Text : Persuaded to stay and preach; Kirkbean want to call him; people not unanimous; Holywood want to call him; various trials etc.; failed to come from Edinburgh; persuaded to return and continue trials and to inspect Dumfries school; to hold papers re William Sommerville mortification; Commissioner to the General Assembly to preach at Irongray in judgement in Welsh / Guthrie case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 86, 88, 92, 96, 97, 99, 105, 107, 119, 129, 135, 177, 186, 213, 217
Year : 1697
Record 22
Last_name : BRIDGE
First_Name : Thomas
Date : 05/08/1699
Place : Dumfries
Occupation : Merchant
Text : Cautioner for John Gilchrist
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 162
Year : 1699
Record 23
Last_name : BRIGGS
First_Name : Andrew
Date : 20/05/1698
Place : Kirkbean
Occupation :
Text : Appears to ask for help in call to Andrew Reid
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 122
Year : 1698
Record 24
Last_name : BROWN
First_Name : Janet
Date : 20/12/1698
Place : New Abbey
Occupation :
Text : Accused of an irregular marriage to John Gordon; cited to appear; denies all; (spouse to John Rome); case considered; delays due to sickness; cautioner to produce bond; found guilty; punishment decided
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 139, 148, 152, 161, 184, 188, 195, 196
Year : 1698
Record 25
Last_name : BROWN
First_Name : Laird of Carsluith
Date : 25/04/1696
Place : Kirkmabreck
Occupation :
Text : Said to be father of Janet Mair's child
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 25
Year : 1696
Record 26
Last_name : BROWN
First_Name : Margaret
Date : 22/10/1695
Place :
Occupation :
Text : Daughter of Brown of Nunland; Irregular marriage to Hugh Cairns (Lochill); willl be declared unmarried if certificate not produced
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 2, 6, 28, 36
Year : 1695
Record 27
Last_name : BROWN
First_Name : Robert
Date :
Place :
Occupation :
Text : Decides to give up charge; Presbytery to take advice; to write to him to attend; fails; accused of failing to do his job; Presbytery to visit Parish; heritors spoke in Brown's defence; does not attend meetings
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 182, 183, 192, 194, 200, 202, 204, 207
Year :
Record 28
Last_name : BROWN
First_Name : Robert
Date : 26/09/1695
Place : Colvend
Occupation : Minister
Text : At meeting; question of payment of proportion of Mary Scallend's account; excused attendance at Presbytery then rebuked for non attendance; involved in John Fraser case; some criticism of his exercise examined; Parish questioned; rebuked by Moderator for non attendance; suspended; granted request for visitation; interrogated; criticised
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 4, 19, 28, 63, 83, 90, 134, 142, 170, 171, 207
Year : 1695
Record 29
Last_name : BROWN OF NUNLAND
First_Name : John
Date : 12/11/1695
Place : Terregles
Occupation : Magistrate
Text : Moderator wrote re 'contumacious persons'; Clerk to tell him to enforce Acts of Parliament; does not appear before Prebytery; Father of Margaret appears re witness to her marriage; fails to appear; letter to be sent; deposed on oath that marriage took place
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 8, 13, 13, 23, 28, 36, 37
Year : 1695
Record 30
Last_name : BURGESS
First_Name : Margaret
Date : 25/11/1695
Place :
Occupation :
Text : Mentioned in John Watret case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 11
Year : 1695
Record 31
Last_name : BURNIE
First_Name : John
Date : 05/10/1697
Place : Caerlaverock
Occupation :
Text : Witness in Janet Wharrie case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 101
Year : 1697
Record 32
Last_name : BURNIE
First_Name : Robert
Date : 05/10/1697
Place : Caerlaverock
Occupation :
Text : Witness in Janet Wharrie case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 101
Year : 1697
Record 33
Last_name : CAERLAVEROCK PARISH
First_Name :
Date : 10/05/1699
Place : Caerlaverock Parish
Occupation :
Text : Presbytery report on inspection of Manse
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 151
Year : 1699
Record 34
Last_name : CAIRNS
First_Name : Hugh
Date :
Place :
Occupation :
Text : See Lochill
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page :
Year :
Record 35
Last_name : CAIRNS OF KIPP, YOUNGER
First_Name :
Date : 06/02/1700
Place : Colvend
Occupation :
Text : Brings paper in support of Mr Brown
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 188, 189
Year : 1700
Record 36
Last_name : CAIRNS OF LOCHILL
First_Name : Hugh
Date : 26/09/1695
Place :
Occupation :
Text : Irregular marriage with Margaret Brown; appeared and is to produce certificate of marriage and witnesses; fails to appear; appears to ask for delay - granted; if fails to answer will be declared unmarried; appears with John Brown as witness of marriage by James Hume - needs 2 witnesses
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 2, 6, 14, 17, 20, 21, 23, 36
Year : 1695
Record 37
Last_name : CARLYLE
First_Name : Gavin
Date : 12/11/1695
Place :
Occupation : Clerk to the Presbytery/Merchant
Text : Late Clerk; to be paid money due; to return any Presbytery papers; concerned in William Sommerville case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 9, 189
Year : 1695
Record 38
Last_name : CARLYLE
First_Name : Margaret
Date : 11/10/1697
Place : Caerlaverock
Occupation :
Text : Wife of John Robson; witness in Janet Wharrie case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 103
Year : 1697
Record 39
Last_name : CARR
First_Name : John
Date : 25/11/1695
Place :
Occupation :
Text : Magistrate to be asked to inforce law to cite him to appear before next Presbytery
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 10
Year : 1695
Record 40
Last_name : CARRUTHERS
First_Name : James
Date : 24/09/1696
Place : Wigtown
Occupation : Doctor
Text : Accused of adultry with Kathran Maxwell; Presbytery to write to Wigtown; Bond taken; letter of excuse from magistrate, elders, Presbytery, to ask magistrate to send him; appears; denies charge; allowed to go; attends meeting; denies Maxwell's charge that he is father of her child; to take an oath; fails to appear; not ready to take oath; imprisoned by magistrates; will be excommunicated; bond received; letter from Wigtown Presbytery; fails to appear, too ill to attend; to purge himself by oth at Tinwald; refuses; excommunication to proceed; General Assembly to be asked for advice; refuses to take oath
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 47, 51, 52, 57, 77, 80, 81, 82, 83, 87, 97, 121, 123, 124, 133, 138, 143, 145, 148, 149, 159, 162, 201
Year : 1696
Record 41
Last_name : CARSLUITH, LAIRD OF
First_Name :
Date :
Place :
Occupation :
Text : See Brown
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page :
Year :
Record 42
Last_name : CAVENS
First_Name : Lady
Date : 01/11/1698
Place : Kirkbean
Occupation :
Text : Request for minister to marry her daughter and Dr John Murray; opposed admission of Andrew Reid to Kirkbean
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 135, 141
Year : 1698
Record 43
Last_name : CHARTERS
First_Name : William
Date : 17/03/1696
Place : Caerlaverock Knockfernock
Occupation :
Text : Called wife of John Robson names; case to go to Dumfries Session; confesses guilt; to be punished; fails to give satisfaction; fled to England; wife, Janet Wharne, accused of witchcraft
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 21, 23, 25, 35, 99
Year : 1696
Record 44
Last_name : CLANNY / CLANNIE
First_Name : Hugh
Date : 26/09/1695
Place : Kirkbean
Occupation : Minister
Text : Absent from meeting, to see John Malcolm; reports on William Clerk; accused of adultery with Elspeth Dickson; fails to appear; suspended; examined by Presbytery; accused also of drunkeness; witnesses called against him; case sent to Synod; meeting called at Kirkbean; given copy of list of grievances; Synod passes Act of Deposition; to appear again on charge of adultery with Elspeth Dickson; appears, denies it then fails to appear; later appears, affair passed to Synod; answers come from George Milligan and James Murray; considered satisfactory; to appear again before Presbytery re oath; fails to appear; Presbytery to proceed to excommunication; appears - still argumentative and will not take the oath required; case referred to Synod; case before General Assembly; Synod gives judgement - to take oath or be excommunicated; refuses; attacks Presbytery in Parliament; answers to be printed in book
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page :
Year : 1695
Record 45
Last_name : CLERK
First_Name : Alexander
Date : 25/11/1695
Place : Terregles, Irongray
Occupation :
Text : Magistrate to be asked to enforce law to cite him to appear before Presbytery, with Janet Welsh his spouse; gives bond to appear; to be censured; complied
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 10, 27, 30, 36, 43
Year : 1695
Record 46
Last_name : CLERK
First_Name : Elizabeth
Date : 14/04/1697
Place : Lochrutton
Occupation :
Text : Accused of adulterous marriage with John Crocket - cited to appear; denies guilt but to appear again; further delay; to take oath before congregation; done
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 79, 89, 90, 93, 107, 109
Year : 1697
Record 47
Last_name : CLERK
First_Name : Janet
Date : 27/04/1696
Place : Kirkbean
Occupation :
Text : Daughter of Herbert Clerk; confesses that Thomas Muncie is the father of her child; to give satisfaction
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 25, 27
Year : 1696
Record 48
Last_name : CLERK
First_Name : John
Date : 24/08/1697
Place : Kirkgunzeon
Occupation :
Text : Mentioned in Clerk / Corbett affair
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 93
Year : 1697
Record 49
Last_name : CLERK
First_Name : William
Date : 22/10/1695
Place : Kirkbean
Occupation :
Text : Charged before Kirk Session of Sabbath breaking etc; appeared; to be publicly rebuked; refuses to obey; required to appear before Presbytery; to be imprisoned until caution found; sent letter and case sent back to Kirk Session
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 6, 13
Year : 1695
Record 50
Last_name : CLERK
First_Name : William
Date : 26/09/1695
Place : Kirkbean
Occupation :
Text : Cited but fails to appear; charge of drunkeness etc; agrees to satisfy Kirk Session
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 2, 4
Year : 1695
Record 51
Last_name : COLVEND PARISH
First_Name :
Date : 26/09/1699
Place : Colvend Parish
Occupation :
Text : Visitation requested; Robert Brown, minister, interrogated elders and heritos, also heads of families
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 170, 171, 172
Year : 1699
Record 52
Last_name : COMMISSIONERS OF THE SHIRE
First_Name :
Date : 08/11/1699
Place :
Occupation :
Text : To be asked to assist in erection of schools in destitute parishes
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 179
Year : 1699
Record 53
Last_name : CONCHER
First_Name : Andrew
Date : 26/09/1695
Place :
Occupation :
Text : Affair delayed
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 1
Year : 1695
Record 54
Last_name : CORBET
First_Name : Baillie
Date : 14/02/1699
Place : Dumfries
Occupation :
Text : Gave bond for appearance of James Carruthers
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 143
Year : 1699
Record 55
Last_name : CORSAN / CARSON
First_Name : John
Date : 22/07/1699
Place : Meikleknox
Occupation :
Text : Accused of being father of Janet Ferguson's child; denies it; also accused of fornication with Elizabeth Gibson; admits paternity; denies Gibson affair; case postponed
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 161, 164, 166, 167, 178
Year : 1699
Record 56
Last_name : CORSOCK
First_Name :
Date :
Place :
Occupation :
Text : See Neilson
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page :
Year :
Record 57
Last_name : COSTINE
First_Name : John
Date : 06/02/1700
Place : Colvend
Occupation :
Text : Accused of slaundering Marion Kirrour; cleared, though rebuked
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 187
Year : 1700
Record 58
Last_name : COUPLAND
First_Name : Samuel
Date : 12/10/2006
Place : Urr, Little Kirkland
Occupation : Farmer
Text : Witness in Lynn affair
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 175
Year : 2006
Record 59
Last_name : COUPLAND OF COLLISTOWN
First_Name : William
Date : 15/10/1695
Place : Colliston
Occupation :
Text : Confesses to irregular marriage with Margaret McGowan; magistrates to enforce Acts of Parliament (fines); also to be censured for past fornication with Mary Murray; asks for extract from minister
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 4, 6
Year : 1695
Record 60
Last_name : COWAN
First_Name : Barbara
Date : 29/12/1696
Place : Kirkmahoe
Occupation :
Text : Accused of incest with James Rogerson; case adjourned; child born; case delayed
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 59, 63
Year : 1696
Record 61
Last_name : CRAIK
First_Name : Adam
Date : 30/08/1699
Place : Arbigland, Kirkbean
Occupation :
Text : Fails to use vacant stipend for church repairs; brother appears before Presbytery; proposal to revalue teinds
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 167, 169, 185
Year : 1699
Record 62
Last_name : CRAIK
First_Name : Violet
Date : 23/06/1696
Place : Holywood
Occupation :
Text : Daughter of John Ccraik of Stewarton; accused of irregular marriage to Robert Maxwell
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 35
Year : 1696
Record 63
Last_name : CRAIK
First_Name : William
Date : 26/09/1699
Place : Duchrae
Occupation :
Text : Brother of Adam; appears for him before Presbytery
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 169
Year : 1699
Record 64
Last_name : CROBET
First_Name : George
Date : 29/01/1696
Place : Terregles
Occupation :
Text : Asked to be an elder
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 16
Year : 1696
Record 65
Last_name : CROCKET
First_Name : John
Date : 14/04/1697
Place : Lochrutton, Drum
Occupation :
Text : Accused of adultery with Elizabeth Clerk and cited to appear; pleads not guilty, but to appear again; further delay; to take oath before congregation; done
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 19, 89, 90, 93, 107, 109
Year : 1697
Record 66
Last_name : CROSBIE
First_Name : John
Date : 28/12/1697
Place : Dumfries
Occupation :
Text : Ruling elder and Baillie in Dumfries
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 107
Year : 1697
Record 67
Last_name : DAGONNER
First_Name :
Date : 25/03/1697
Place : Dunscore
Occupation : Heritor
Text : Appears to ask for time to answer questions concerning Mr A Reid
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 75, 82
Year : 1697
Record 68
Last_name : DALGLISH
First_Name : James
Date : 15/10/1697
Place : Middlebie
Occupation : Probationer
Text : Given testimonial by James Guthrie; to be allowed to preach; possible call from Troqueer; Moderator to deliver call; gives vague answer; turns down the call
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 104, 107, 108, 109, 111, 113
Year : 1697
Record 69
Last_name : DALRYMPLE
First_Name : Agnes
Date : 12/12/1699
Place : Holywood
Occupation :
Text : Accused of adultry with John Forrester
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 180
Year : 1699
Record 70
Last_name : DALSCARTH
First_Name :
Date : 29/01/1696
Place :
Occupation :
Text : Elder to speak to Hills re Lochrutton Kirk repair
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 17
Year : 1696
Record 71
Last_name : DALSWINTON
First_Name :
Date : 20/12/1695
Place : Dalswinton, Kirkmahoe
Occupation :
Text : Appears re call to John Anderson; present at ordination; wiling to help Presbytery re parish schools
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 12, 19, 101
Year : 1695
Record 72
Last_name : DAVIDSON
First_Name : Patrick
Date : 24/04/1697
Place :
Occupation :
Text : Appears in Clerk / Crobet case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 93
Year : 1697
Record 73
Last_name : DICKSON
First_Name : Elspet
Date : 23/07/1696
Place : Tongland
Occupation : Nursemaid
Text : Nurse to Hugh Clanny's child; accused of adultery; examined at Kirkcudbright, then Dumfries; had child by Clanny; asked to produce certificate from Clanny; didso; maintenance to be paid; asks to make satisfaction; fails to do so, then reported to have done so
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 37, 38, 40, 42, 44, 47, 193, 195, 200
Year : 1696
Record 74
Last_name : DINWOODIE
First_Name : James
Date : 14/02/1699
Place : Kirkmahoe
Occupation :
Text : Did not have child baptised; cited to appear, fails to attend; Sheriff Depute to apprehend him; escaped
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 144, 147, 156
Year : 1699
Record 75
Last_name : DOUGLAS
First_Name : Rosina
Date : 18/02/1696
Place : Kirkmahoe
Occupation :
Text : Had child by John Glover; now dead
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 19
Year : 1696
Record 76
Last_name : DOUGLAS OF STENHOUSE, YOUNGER
First_Name :
Date : 07/09/1697
Place :
Occupation :
Text : To appear before Presbytery because of marriage to Janet Maxwell; case to Synod
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 97, 115
Year : 1697
Record 77
Last_name : DOUGLASS
First_Name : Henrietta
Date : 05/03/1700
Place : Durisdeer
Occupation :
Text : Daughter of the Laird of Stenhouse; accused of adultery; confesses that Robert Grierson of Lagg is father of child
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 188, 190
Year : 1700
Record 78
Last_name : DRONNAN
First_Name : Helen
Date : 09/05/1699
Place : Terregles
Occupation :
Text : Punished and fined for scandalous behaviour against Janet Thomson
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 150,155
Year : 1699
Record 79
Last_name : DUMFRIES SCHOOL
First_Name :
Date : 17/11/1696
Place : Dumfries
Occupation :
Text : Ministers appointed to inspect and report; Dumfries ministers ask for visitation; reported back - will ask magistrates to pay for second teacher
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 53, 135, 139
Year : 1696
Record 80
Last_name : DUNLOP
First_Name : William
Date : 07/10/1695
Place : Glasgow
Occupation : College Principal
Text : Gave G Semple's deed of mortification to Somerville
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 3
Year : 1695
Record 81
Last_name : DUNSCORE
First_Name : Heritors and Elders
Date : 06/04/1697
Place :
Occupation :
Text : Fail to answer Presbytery's call; those present agree to pay dues. Others to be asked to do so; do not agree - final warning from Presbytery; hope to come to an agreement with minister; meeting with Presbytery re Kirkbean call; further meeting; church declared vacant; heritors to pay for stipend; visitation planned; many not precent; vacant stipend given away elsewhere
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 77, 78, 80, 82, 87, 124, 125, 127, 151, 192, 195, 197, 198
Year : 1697
Record 82
Last_name : EDGAR
First_Name : Adam
Date : 01/06/1697
Place : Dumfries
Occupation :
Text : Death reported to Presbytery
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 83
Year : 1697
Record 83
Last_name : EDGAR
First_Name : John
Date : 31/07/1700
Place : Irongray, Gateside
Occupation :
Text : Witness in Welsh / Guthries case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 210
Year : 1700
Record 84
Last_name : EDGAR
First_Name : William
Date : 15/10/1695
Place : Troqueer
Occupation : Kirk Officer
Text : To summon Ward and Herriot
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 4
Year : 1695
Record 85
Last_name : ENGLISH
First_Name : William
Date : 26/09/1695
Place : Kirkpatrick Durham
Occupation : Minister
Text : At meeting appointed Commissioner to the General Assembly; stipend problems referred to Edinburgh; to bring in Acts of General Assembly; to write to the Presbytery of Kirkcudbright re Janet Maire; ordination of Robert Lawson; permission given to visit Ireland; to speak to Kilqhanity and Corsock re Semple mortification; failed to go to Kirkbean; Clanny affair - censured; applied to go to the north; call to Kilspindie; decision delayed; the Presbytery decides against call; appeal to Synod; Presbytery decision upheld but appeal; to cite Robert Neilson to appear before Presbytery; to attend General Assembly; General Assembly decides he is to go to Kilspindie; further problems
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 1, 7, 11, 17, 25, 26, 47, 52, 57, 58, 68, 78, 81, 97, 100, 104, 106, 110, 112, 116, 128
Year : 1695
Record 86
Last_name : ESPIE
First_Name : Susanna
Date : 10/11/1696
Place : Torthorwald
Occupation :
Text : Accused of adultery with Robert Kilpatrick - has left the country
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 51
Year : 1696
Record 87
Last_name : EWART
First_Name : Christian
Date : 24/09/1696
Place : Kirkbean
Occupation :
Text : Wife of John Martine; witness in Clanny case.
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 46
Year : 1696
Record 88
Last_name : EWART
First_Name : Janet
Date : 16/09/1696
Place : Kirkbean
Occupation : Nursemaid / servant
Text : Witness in Claney case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 46
Year : 1696
Record 89
Last_name : FALCONER
First_Name : John
Date : 19/05/1696
Place :
Occupation : Journeyman
Text : Mentioned in Muir case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 27
Year : 1696
Record 90
Last_name : FERGUSON
First_Name : Janet
Date : 22/07/1699
Place :
Occupation : Servant
Text : Claims father of her child is John Corsan; he admits that; appears before Presbytery; to be censured by Dumfries Session
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 161, 164, 178, 182
Year : 1699
Record 91
Last_name : FERGUSSON
First_Name : John
Date : 18/02/1697
Place : Woodbarns, Cummertrees
Occupation :
Text : Took leading part in magic practices; reported to Presbytery; sentanced by Presbytery; rebuked by Mr Lawson; bond to be given up
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 69, 71, 76, 78
Year : 1697
Record 92
Last_name : FLEMING
First_Name : Agnes
Date : 17/11/1696
Place : Dumfries
Occupation :
Text : Will be excommunicated if fails to appear with William Gordon; affair ends as gives satisfaction
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 53, 57
Year : 1696
Record 93
Last_name : FORRESTER
First_Name : John
Date : 12/12/1699
Place : Holywood
Occupation :
Text : Accused of adultery with Agnes Dalrymple
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 180
Year : 1699
Record 94
Last_name : FORSYTH
First_Name : Thomas
Date : 08/02/1698
Place :
Occupation :
Text : To be excommunicated
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 112, 117
Year : 1698
Record 95
Last_name : FOSTER
First_Name : Janet
Date : 17/03/1696
Place : Mossyde, Gretna
Occupation :
Text : Nurse to Janet Muir's alleged child; witness in case
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 22
Year : 1696
Record 96
Last_name : FOWLER
First_Name : William
Date : 28/03/1699
Place : Kirkpatrick Durham
Occupation : Mason
Text : Advised on repair of Kirk and Manse
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 146
Year : 1699
Record 97
Last_name : FRASER
First_Name : James
Date : 19/05/1696
Place : Kirkpatrick Juxta
Occupation :
Text : Marriage to Janet Johnston not recognised. To be censured
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 27, 28, 35
Year : 1696
Record 98
Last_name : FRASER
First_Name : John
Date : 31/12/1696
Place : Dumfries
Occupation : Schoolmaster
Text : Examined in Latin and not up to standard; refuses further trials; therefore deposed according to Acts of Parliament as school had 'decayed'; asked to appear because of nly behaviour in church; refuses to answer so case continues; appeals to Synod; has to give up key
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 61, 63, 64, 65, 67, 68, 70, 91
Year : 1696
Record 99
Last_name : FRASER
First_Name : John
Date : 15/10/1695
Place : Dumfries
Occupation : Schoolmaster
Text : Report that n oobjection to him; to continue in office
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 3
Year : 1695
Record 100
Last_name : FRASER
First_Name : William
Date : 18/02/1696
Place :
Occupation : Captain of Dragoons
Text : Irregular marriage with Janet Maire; evidence given by Mistriss Lawson
Ref_no : CH2/1284/3
Page : 20, 21, 35
Year : 1696
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