Extracts from the Records of The Royal Burgh of Stirling, A.D. 1519-1666, with Appendix, A.D. 1295-1666.
|Glasgow, Printed for the Glasgow Stirlingshire and Sons of the Rock Society. 1887.|
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A very interesting work for people researching family
history, genealogy and Scottish history aswell as aspects of the Royal Burgh
of Stirling. Many names and relationships can be found contained within the
records aswell as aspects of peoples lives. A complete list of surnames is
also listed below.
THE RECORDS OF
THE ROYAL BURGH OF STIRLING
A.D. 1519 - 1666
WITH APPENDIX, A.D. 1295 - 1666.
The records contain a rich assortment of facts, and a real insight into life in the Burgh of Stirling between 1519 and 1666. The fixing of beer prices, the casting of a new bell, arming the town against the English invasion. Mentions are made of the town and townsfolk in connection with Mary, Queen of Scot's, Cromwell, James I, Charles I and Charles II. There are records concerning measures to be taken against leprosy, two monks accused of having lepracy, council elections, the donation of Cowan's Hospital, fixing of duties, markets, fish not to be bought by hucksters till twelve noon, banishments from the town, the grammar school, acquittal for slaying a sow, Robert Dowgal put in the stocks, persons allowed to pass to Renfrew for herring, woman fined for disturbance and assult, sale of a smith's tools for support of widow and son, two women blamed with witchcraft, along with many, many other records. An absolutley fascinating set of records.
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Surnames included in the records
Abercromby (Abhircrummy), Abernethy (Abyrnethy), Adam, Admowty, Affleck (Effleck), Aikman, Ainslie (Aynslie), Airmene, Airth (Archt), Airthe, Aisson (Ayssoun), Aitken (Ackyne, Aickin), Aldcorne, Alexander (Alschinder), Allan, Allasoun, Anderson, Adam, Angusson, Aquhonam, Archibald, Argyle, Arnot, Arran, Auchinbowy, Auchmowtie, Avendale
Bachope, Badger, Baillie, Baird, Balfour, Balrocht, Banks, Bar, Barclay,
Barra, Barry, Bathelem, Batlaw, Bell, Bellenden, Belsches, Beltmaker,
Bennett, Bennie (Benne), Berran, Berrie, Bethok, Bisset,
Cairnes (Carnis), Callendar, Callender (Calentar), Cameron, Campbell,
Campbell and Lome, Cant,
Dalgleish, Dalzell, Darnley (Dernly), Darow (Darrocht, Dorrocht), Davesoun, Davie, Daw, Dawson (Dawsoun, Davisoun), Dennestoun, Dick, Dickbie, Dickson (Dicksoun), Donaldson, Douglas, Dowgall, Downie, Drummond, Duche, Duchok, Duguid, Duncan, Duncanson, Dundas, Durame (Durehame), Durham, Dykes
Easson, Edmeston, Edmond (Edmen), Edmonston, Ednem, Ednom, Eduein, Efflek, Elles, Elphinstoun (Elphingstone), Erskine (Erskyn), Erth, Esok, Esplene, Ewing (Ewin), Ewinson
Fargy, Feilden, Fentoun, Ferguson, Ferny (Fairny), Ferreare, Fethie,
Fidlar, Finlayson (Fyndelosoun),
Gairdner, Galbraith (Galbracht), Galloway, Gawie, Geagie, Geichane, Gentilman, Gib, Gillane (Gullane, Gullein), Gillespy (Gillaspy), Glaye, Goffe, Gorge, Goring, Gourlay, Gowane, Graham (Grame, Gryme), Grant, Gray, Greg, Greneyards, Grieve (Greif), Guthrie
Hagy, Haistie, Haldane (Halden), Hales, Hall, Hamilton, Hannay, Harower, Hart, Hay, Heartlie, Henderson (Henrysoun), Hendry, Hepburn, Herring (Hering), Hill (Hyl), Hog, Holburn, Home, Hope (Houpe), Hopper, Houstoun (Howstone), Hume, Hungatt, Hunter (Hountter), Huntly, Hutching (Huchoun), Hutoun, Hynd, Hyrdman
Ingleram, Innes, Irvine (Irrewin)
Jak, Jamieson (Jameson), Jarva, Jeffrey (Japhray, Jalfray), Johnston (Johnstoun, Johensoun)
Keir (Kars, Keirs, Kere), Kers, Kennedy (Kanydi), Ker (Kar), Kerslaw, Kid (Kyd), Kidston, Kilbowie, Kincaid (Kynkaid, Kinked), Kinloch, Kinnear (Kymeir), Kinros, Kirk, Kirkwood, Kyrkoud, Knychtlie, Kynbuk
Lachand, Lamb (Lam), Lambert, Lang (Layng), Lanorok, Lanerok, Lapslie, Lauder (Lawder), Law, Lawrie (Lowrie, Lowrye, Lawrye), Lawson (Lausoun), Lechford, Legat, Leirmouth, Leishman (Lyeisman), Lennox, Leslie, Lilburne, Lindsay, Linton (Lyntoun), Litstar, Littlejohn (Littljohen), Livingston (Levinstoun), Logan, Lokart, Lorne, Lowdeane, Lyle, Lyon
Make (Makke), Males (Malice), Mane, Marjorybanks, Markhame, Makcalpyn,
Nairn (Naerne), Napier (Neaper), Neilson, Neische, Nicoll, Nicolsoun, Niddisdaill, Nochell, Norrie, Norton, Norwell (Norvell)
Offeris, Ogilby, Ogilvie, O'Kie, Orr (Or, Ore), Orrock, Osburne, Oswald, Oven
Park, Parker (Parqueir), Paterson, Patonson, Patoun, Porter (Portare), Porterfield, Portuous, Purves (Pruves)
Ra (Ray), Ramsay, Rath, Read, Redhucht (Reddocht), Reid, Richardson (Richartson, Richertsoun), Richart, Rid, Rind, Ritchie (Ritsche), Robertson (Robeson, Robysoun), Robin (Robene), Rollo, Rollock, Ronald, Ros, Rouchlan, Row, Rowan, Rule, Russell, Ruth, Rutherfurd (Rudderfurd),
Salterson, Sampsoun, Sanchair, Sandelands, Scheves (Schevys), Scott,
Semple (Sympill), Service,
Tait, Taylour, Telfer (Tailyeffer), Tempelton, Tennant (Tenent), Teringhame, Thoir, Thom, Thomlinsone, Thomson, Totterer, Tucker
Waird, Wallace, Wardsley, Watsoun, Webster (Wobstair), Weland, Wemyss, Whaley, Whitelaw, Whyte, Will, Williamson, Wilson (Willesoun), Winrahame (Winderhame), Winsoir, Wood (Wod, Wode), Wright (Wrycht), Wyeis,
Yair, Yester, Yos, Young, Yule (Youle)