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OPR 240/1: Marriages
County of Aberdeen - Strathdon
revised 22 April 2005

Note: Much of the filming of this volume has two pages per frame. Frame numbers appear at the top of each page to help place the records  (e.g., 0180A=top of frame 0180; 0180B=bottom of frame).  The usual order would be 0179A-0180A-1079B-0180B-0181A etc.  This does, however, vary from time to time to make things interesting.

This volume is very hard to read - much of it is quite faded, in various archaic handwriting styles, and, in places, largely disintegrated.  So, even more so than usual, please take these transcriptions with a grain of salt and plan to check out the original yourself.  Particularly doubtful or illegible text appears in brackets.


begin transcribed material:


(Continuing 1696 mar)

0180A

Octr 2 - The sd day georg Thompson in [delxxx] brought a testi[xxx] from the minister of [xxx] delcaring that he was booked ther with cons Margaret horn

Decr 6 - The sd day Patrick Reid in the parish of Coldstone was booked with Jeane Couts daughter to Patrick Couts in tol[xxx] maried decr 27

Decr 13 - The sd day John Alanach in lynadachie and Jeane Mulier daughter to William Mulier in rindstok gave up ther names and consignes ther pleges in order to thr marriag, married decer 27

~~~ 1697

febr 7 - The sd day John Rainy and Isobell Kellas gave up ther names to be proclaimed and consigned ther pleges in order to ther mariag

febr 11 - The sd day John Elphinstoun of Bellabeig was maried with Helen Thompson eldest daughter to Mr James Thompson minister at Kine[xx]rie

March 14 - The sd day Androw Walker in the parish of Towie and Jannet Kenartie in glenkindie gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther mariage

Apryl 18 - The sd day Alaster [Migin] and Janet Mulier gave up ther names and consigned ther pledges in order to ther mariag

Apryl 25 - The sd day John Anderson in glenconrie and Elspet Anderson daughter to Robert Anderson in Rin[xxx]ack gave up ther names and signed ther pledges in order to ther mariage
 


0179B

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May [xx] The sd day William Elphinstoune of Bellabeig brought a testificat from the minister of Rain declaring that he was booked ther with a gentlwoman Isobell Logie in that parish married the 25 of May

May 22 - The sd day James Michie eldest lawful son to John Michie in glencarvie and Jeane Elphinstoune lawfull daughter to William Elphinstone of Bellbeig gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther mariag. Maried June [18]

May 23 - The sd day John Rainy in camasour and Barbara Rainy in [boyrich] gave up ther names and consigned ther pledges in order to ther mariag. Maried June [15]
- The sd day Patrick Grassach in clashenehand in the parish of [Migvie] and Bessie Petrie in tillijuk gave up ther names and consigned ther pledges in order to ther mariag. Maried Jun 8

June 26 - The sd day Patrick grassach lawfull son to Ale[st] grassach in mikl tolahaspek and Beatrix grassack lawfull daughter to alaster grassack somtyn in capeltowne of tolaskink gave up their names and consigned ther pledges in order to ther mariag. Maried July 18

May [16] The sd day Michael Straqn in glenkinde brought a testimoniall from the minister of [Coul] declaring that he was booked ther with on Jannet Ross


0180B

[July] 24 - The sd day William forbes of Belnabodach and Agnas forbes youngest lawfull daughter to William forbes of [New] gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther mariage. Married August 19

August 22 - The sd day Oliver Riach in Ardgith in the parish of Migvie and Agnas Michi lawfull daughter to John Michie in tolahaspek gave up ther names and consigned ther pledges in order to ther mariage. Maried Octr 19
- The sd day Patrick Mitchel in the parish of Towie and Janet [Glasse] in [xxx] gave up ther names and ther pledges in order to ther mariage. Maried Septr 12 being Sunday
- The sd day John Anderson alias h[xxx] brought a testificat from the minister of coldston showing that he was booked ther with Isobel Anderson in the parish of Logie maried Septr 10 in [xxx] parish

Octer 10 - The sd day Donald Downie and Elspet Mitchel in the parish of Towie and gave up ther names and consigned ther pledges in order to ther mariage. Maried 4 of Novr

~~~ 1698

Janry 30 - The sd day William Miln and Jannet downi in Ledmacay gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther mariag

[xxx] 27 - The sd day Ale[sr] Nairn in Lynmor and Elspet Farqrson in Skelator gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther mariag. Maried 19 of Apryl


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165

Ap [xxx] - The sd day William Kesson in heughhead and Jannet Ross in finnelost gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther mariag maried 10 of Apryl
- The sd day William farqrson son do donald farqrson in Lybmor brought a testificat from the minister of Kirkmichel showing that he was contracted ther with on Margarat Stewart maried Apryl 10

May 1 - The sd day Donald Mor in Ledmacay and Isobel Nairn in Belnagald gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther mariag and maried 14 of May

June 8 - The sd day John McCandie in tornahash and Mariorie Roy in Wester Skelator gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther mariag and after proclamations were married

[note: handwriting changes midway through previous record]

26 June - Wm Allanach in haughtown of Edinglassie and Mariorie Mitchell daughter to Pat: Mitchel in the burns of Culquich gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther marriage. [xxx] Janet Glass wiffe to the sd Pat. Mitchel [cour?] for the woman and Alas. Ross in delnein for the man. Married 30 March 1701

30 July - The sd day John Michie a widow in mikle Tullehespik was booked with Mariorie Ogg, a widow in Inverernen. Arthur Ogg ther the womans brother [cour?] for her the man also found sufficient surtie [&] and after proclamations they were married

14 August - Patrick Touch in Rinavone and Elspet Law daughter to James Law in the sd town gave up ther names to be proclaimed and after proclamations they were married.


1082A

[4] August - The sd day Wm More in Ballachdui in the parash of Glenbuckett and [Ruth or Kath] Robertson in the Lost gave up ther names [&] and after proclamations were married

September 4 - The sd day Alexander Taws in the parish of Glen[taner] and Elspet Michie daughter to Thomas Michie in Lochans gave up ther names [&] and after proclamations married

October 9 - Arthur forbes son to Alexr forbes sometime in Knoklea and Elspet Watsone relit of John Watsone sometime in Newtown of Invernettie gave up ther names to be proclaimed and after proclamations married
- The sd day also John Forbes in heugh head of comyl and marjo. Michie in Litle tullehespick gave up ther names to be proclaimed [&] and after proclamations were married

October 16 - Charles Riach in Ardgeith and Margrat Kelles in the New gave up ther names to be proclaimed [&] and after proclamations in both parishes they were married

November 6 - Thomas Ross in Tillijook brought a testimonial from the minister of Migvie that he was booked ther with Elspet Riach in the parish of Migvie and after proclamations in both parishes they were married at the kirk 8 December

~~~ Anno Domini 1699

March 19 - James Reed in the parish of coldstone and Janet Allanach second lawll daughter to James Allanach in Locharmik gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther marriage and after proclamations in both parishes according to order they were married April 25 at this kirk early in the morning

March 26 - Robert Michie a widow in the casteltown of Curgarfe brought a testimonial from the minister of coldstone showing that he was booked ther with Margrat forbes lawll daughter to James forbes in kinadie and after proclamations [&] they were married at coldstone April 27th

April 1 - the forsd James forbes in kinady and Helen Innes relict of Wm Andersone sometime off Glen[carvie?] gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther marriage


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166

and after proclamations in both parishes according to order they were married April 25 in the afterooon

April 9 - John Makardie in Litle correhoul brought a testimonial from the minister of Strathovon that he was booked ther with Isobell Shaw in the parish of Strathaven forsd and after proclamations he received a testimonial to married [&] April 25

June 25 - Patrick Bondach a young man in hillockhead was booked with Jean Michie relict of John Michie sometime in the mill of culquhony and after proclamations

July 15 - Alaster Stewart in neither Rithven within the parish of Logie was booked with Isobell Makrobie daughter to John makrobie miller in glenconrie the sd John [became] surty for both parties and after proclamations [&] married on Thursday July 27

August 6 - Ale[sr] Gressech son to the deceast Alexr Gressech in mikle tillehespik was booked with Janet gressech lawll daughter to Wm Gressech in Litle tullehespik and married 24 August

August 22 - John Forbes youngest lawll son to the deceist William forbes of New was married with Marg: farquharson lawll daughter to Hary farquharson off Be[letr]ach they were married at the kirk of Migvie upon Tuesday 22 August 1699

29 Octr - John Grant in Wester Skelater and Janet Gordone in the parish of Kirk michael in Strathdown having brought a testial from the minister of kirkmichael [&] were proclaimed and afterwards married at the kirk of Towie on Sunday 17 March 1700

December 16 - Alaster Makardey in bougach and Barbra Nairn ther gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther marriage and after proclamations, having satisfied the kirk discipline for ther fornication they were married on Thursday 11 Jary 1700

~~~ Anno Domini 1700

January 6th - Wm Downie son to John Downie in Belniden and Isobel Watsone servant to the minister gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther marriage, and after proclam[xxx]s they were married on Tuesday 23 Jany 1700

February 4th - patrick Grant younger of cull [xxx]garrow and Barbra Forbes lawll daughter to george forbes of skelater were booked and after proclamations married on tuesday 13 of feb being sesions [even]


0182B

March 2d - John flemine in Auchentoul in the parish of Tullich & Margrat farqrsone daughter to James Farqrsone in ordchoi gave up ther names to be proclaimed [xxx] and were mairied in the castle of curgarf upon tuesday the 19 of March 1700

April 6th 1700 - Patrick Rood eldest son to Alaster Rood now living in [thepett??] within the parish of Tarland and helen Stewart in Inverernon lawll daughter to the deceast Thomas Stewart in Inverernen gave up ther names to be proclaimed in order to ther marriage & married at coldstone 16 May

April 21 - Alaster Makchristone in Ledmacay and Elspet Muilson ther gave up ther names to be proclaimed and after proclamations were married June 13

June 5 - Alexr Ross in bednagaok in the parish of coldstone and Isobel forbes in Invernochie daughter to the deceast John forbes sometime of Bucham gave up ther names to be proclaimed and after proclamations they were married July 9

July 4 - John Farqrson son to Mr Arthur Farqrson of [cults?] in the parish of glegaidon and Margrat forbes daughter to Alexr forbes of culquhary were booked and after proclamation in both parishes and a testimonials & they were married September 17

Octr 13 - John Dow in the new and Anna Thomsone a servant ther were booked and after proclamations and a testimonial brought from the minr of coldstone for the [xxx] [xxx] had been in that parish they were married November 7

Novr 3 - Donald Riach in Knocklea and Janet Michie a servant in Kandacraig were booded and after proclamations were married decr 5

Novr 4 - John gressech son to donald gresseck in chapeltown being booked in coldstone with Isobel Ross in Bednagaok was proclaimed orderly in this kirk and after proclamations in both parishes they were married at coldstone december 12

Blest be JEHOVAH Israels God
To all eternitie
Let all the people say anon
Praise to the Lord give [xxx]; 106ps [xxx] 48

Mr John Robertsone minr


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Anno Domini 1701

January [7] - Francis Couts in [W]estytown in the parish of Tarland and Elspet Gresseck daughter to the deceast Alexr Gresseck in chapeltown off tulloskinck were booked, and after proclamations in both parishes and a testimonial from the session of tarland they were married on Friday 31 of January the [thurs]day being a very [stormie] and tempestuous day

March 29 - Robert Dumbar miller at the Miln of Glenkindy brought a testimonial from the session clerk of Premnay showing that he was booked ther with Isobell Paterson and after proclama[xxx] he received a testimonial to be married at Premnay 1 May

30 March - Wm Allanach in Lynard[achie?] who was booked with Marjo. Mitchell daughter to Patrick Mitchell in [the burns] of culquich the 26 of June 1698 being again proclaimed & was married 30 March

April 27 - Duncan Bain a tenent in the cull of culquhany was booked with Isobel Makrobert in comyl and after proclamations they were married the 3rd day of June

May 7 - Adam [Gow? Quie?] in the chapeltown within the parish of Kildrumie was booked with Isobel Riach daughter to John riach in tornahatnich married at Towie 5 day of June

May 17 - Nathaniel Forbes of Ripachie second lawll son to geo: forbes of skelater was booked with Jean forbes eldest lawll daughter to the deceast Wm forbes of New, and after proclamations they were married the 3rd of July

May 18 - Alaster Allanach in the cull of culquhanny and Margrat Glashen in [Prasaihyl] daughter to the deceast Wm glashen sometime in tuldechul were booked and after proclamans they were married the 5th day of June

May 18 - Donald Ewen son to donald Ewen in the parish off Tullich and helen couts daughter to the deceast Patrick couts who lately decieist in the crofts of tulloskink were booked, and after proclamans married the 5th of June

June 3 - Wm Makardey in dalahaush brought a testimonial from the session of Creithie showing that he was


0184A

that he was booked ther with Christan Makardey and after proclamations he was married at Crathie 1 July

June 22 - Robert Calum in the fermtown of Glenkindy and Janet desson in the cottertown of glenkindy were booked and after proclamations they were married in the [hall] of Glenkindy on tuesday the 8 day of July 1701

July 6 - John Bain in the cull of Culquhanie and Margrat Makhardie a servant in the New were booked and after proclamations they were married on tuesday 29 July 1701

July 20 - Wm Cordoner in tornahatnich of Glenkindy and Elspet Glenny in new morlech within the parish of Towie were booked and after proclamations at Towie 5 August

August 1 - Alexander Anderson a young man in Belnagald, and Elizabeth [Gell or Gew] makfarland daughter to Wm [Gell or Gew] makfarland in the brux were booked and after proclamations the were married the 2d day of September 1701

August 14 - Harie Forbes eldest lawll son to James Forbes in glencarvie and Isobel Anderson eldest lawll daughter to the deceist William Anderson of Glencarvie were booked and after proclamations married on Thursday 30 October 1701

August 17 - George forbes in the New lawll son to the deceist Wm forbes of New brought a testimonial from the Minir off Towie showing that he was booked ther with Isobell forbes in belnaboth lawll daughter to the deceist William forbes sometime Laird off Asloun and after proclamations they were married at Towie on Thursday 4 Septr 1701

August 18 - Robert Makardy in the Ballach within the parish off Braemar and Janet Allanach in ordchoi daughter to the deceist James Allanach sometime in correhoul were booked and after proclamations married 7 Septr 1701

September 14 - Lachlan forbes off Edinglassie 3d lawll son to Geo: forbes of Skelater brought a testimonial from the Minir of Towie showing that he was booked there with Mrs Margrat Irwine lawll daughter to Mr Robert Irwine Minister of the gospel at Towie & Laird of Bruklay


0183B

168

and after proclamations in both parishes I marred them at the kirk of Towie upon the 2d of october

Septr 27 - James Smith in the farmtown of Glenkindy son to James Smith in Glenbucket and Isobel forbes lawll daughter to James forbes in drumanedy were booked and after proclamations married the 29 of october

Octobr 5 - John Ogg miller at Bellabeig and Isobel Bain servant to the minister were booked, and after proclamations married the 28 day of october 1701

Octobr 19 - Robert Ogg miller at Inverernen and Jean downie daughter to John downie in belniden were booked and after proclamations married to 20 of Novembr

Octobr 23 - Wm Gresseck in the miln of New son to Wm gresseck in litle tullehespike and Margrat Michie daughter to Patrick Michie in [Poutelain] within the parish of coldstone having brought a testimonial from coldstone that they were booked there after proclamations I married them at the kirk of Towie the 27 day of November

Novr 16 - John Straquhan in the broomhill of Glenkindy and Besse Watt servant to the Laird of Glenkindy were booked and after proclamations married at Glenkindy on Thursday the 27 day of November

Novr 16 - John Gordone in Litle Inverernen who [came] lately out of the parish of cull and Janet Allenach in camasour daughter to the deceast Alexr Allanach sometime in Lynardachie were booked, and after proclamations married at Towie the 2d day of decembr

Decr 7 - John [Multhier? Mulzier?] in correbraik and Elspet Watson in the heughhead of Comyl daughter to the deceast george Watsone sometime in torencroi were booked and after proclamations married the 30 day of decembr

Decr 21 - Arthur Anderson of Kendacraig younger brought a testimonial from [Auchendore] showing that he was booked ther with Margo. Lumsden daughter to John Lumsden


0184B

daughter to John Lumsden of Auchendore they were proclaimed 3 sabboths in both parishes married 17 februar 1702

~~~ 1703 [this should say 1702]

20 Jany - William Coopland son to John Coopland at the miln of Towie was booked with Isobel Gresseck daughter to Alaster gresseck in Edinglassie

25 Jany - Wm Strachan a young man in the farmtown of glenkindy son to the deceast Wm Strachan who lived in broomhill was booked with Isobel Culum a widow in the farmtown & after proclamations married 10 February

April 7 - Adam Bettie in the neithertown of Glenbucket and Elspet forbes domestic servant to the Laird of Glenkindy were booked and after proclamations they were married 28 April 1702

May 10 - Alexander Nairn in Invernettie Son to the deceast William Narin sometime in Balnagald and Janet Chrui in Wester Skelater daughter to John Chrui sometime in tornahaash were booked and married 16 June 1702

May 10 - Alexander gibbon in [Glenqui] son to John Gibbon in newbigging within the parish of Towie and Agnas Law daughter to James Law in Rinavone were booked and after proclamations married 23 June 1702

May 16 - John Watsone in the New son to the deceist William Watsone sometime in Acherenach and Isobel Kelles in the lost daughter to the deceast Duncan Kelles sometime in findelost were booked and after procl: married

June 7th - John Allanach son to the deceist James Allenach sometime in Ordgurfe & Elspet forbes daughter to the deceast Alexr forbes sometime in Kocklea were booked and after proclamations married with a popish priest, because the minr desires the man to bring a testimonial from the minr of glenmuick for qh they are to be enquired after [conformd] to the laws of this kingdome


0185A: same as 0184A


0185B: same as 0184B


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June 21 - Hercules Makook son to William Mckook in the Cumertown and Elspet forbes daughter to the deceast Alexr forbes sometimes in drumanedie were booked and after proclamations married 23 July 1702

June 25 - Wm farqrsone in duelrige son to the deceast Robert farqrson sometime in deldunen and Elspet Wattie daughter to John Wattie sometime in ordgarfe were booked and after proclamations married on Thursday 16 July

June 27 - William Laurence in Culquhanny son to Alaster Lawrence sometime in the brux and Isobel Makrobie in belnagald daughter to the deceast John Makrobie sometime in Ardachie were booked and after proclamations married 23 July

July 9 - James Ogg in Edinglassie son to the deceast John Ogg sometime in the sd town and Isobell Allanach alias bui in Lynardachie daughter to the deceast John Allanach sometime in Lynardachie were booked & married 19 July

July 19 - Arthur Tossich in mikle tullohespike sone to the deceast John Tossich sometime in the sd town and Besse Elles in Beltamore relict of the deceist geo Bowton sometime in the sd town were booked at this kirk (the kirk of Glenbucket being vacant) and after proclamations they were married on Tuesday 11 August 1702

August 16 - Wm forbes eldest son to Alexander forbes of Invernochtie being contracted with Agnas Coupland eldest daughter to Mr Patrick Coupland Minister of the Gospel at Cushney were proclaimed pro prime / 23 of August pro 2d / and 30 August pro fortie and therafter I married them at the kirk of Cushey upon thursday the [twenty] second day of October 1702

Septr 17 - George Makrobie a vidow and Elspet Makimtosh a young woman both servants in Little Inverernen were booked and after proclamakons they were married the 18 day of October

Octobr 31 - William Sutor in comyl son to the deceist hercules sutor, who lived sometime in the sd town, was booked with Margrat Thomsone, daughter to John Thomsone in the Milntown of New, and after proclam: married 9 Novr

Novr 14 - Geo Makgriger son to Grigor Makgrigor in [Relne?] within the parish of Glengarden and Chris. Gresseck


0187A

daughter to donald gresseck in the chapeltoun of hilloskinch were booked and after proclamations & married 15 December

Novr 22 - John Stewart of Drumin and Elspet Forbes daughter to the deceist William Forbes of Skelater, being 3 times publikly proclaimed in August last, were married on Sundays night the 22 of November 1702

~~~ 1703

Jary 21 - Alaster farqrson in the parish of Strathdown and Janet Wattie in ordgarfe (daughter to the deceast george Wattie who lived lately in the sd town) were booked and after proclamations, married the 9th of februar 1703

- Duncan Callum a widow in the farmtown of Glenkindy and Jean Cragie a widow in the sd town were booked and after proclamations, marred 7 februar 1703

March 24 - Robert Lumsden son to James Lumsden of Corachri within the parish of [Loyre] and Agnas forbes daughter to George Forbes of Skelater were booked and after proclamations married June 6th 1703

April 25 - John Wilson Gardiner in the New and Barbra Lindsay in the parish of glenbuchett were booked & after proclamations & married at the kirk 9 May 1703

May 22 - John Grant younger of Blerfindy in the parish of Inveravon and helen Anderson daughter to the deceist Wm Anderson of Glencarvie were booked & married 6 July 1703

May 23 - william Watsone in Torencroi and Margrat Allanach alias bui in Lynardachie were booked and after proclamations, married 15 June 1703

May 29 - John Farqrson in the Lost and Janet Michie in kinbattoch within the parish of towie & married at towie 15 June

May 29 - James Allanach in torenbui son to donald Allanach in the Lynmore of Glenconrie and Elspet More in kendacraig daughter to the deceist John More sometime in findelost


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were booked, and after proclamations, married 10 June 1703

May 29 - John Foord in comyl son to the deceist James foord sometime in tulleskinch and Jean Nairn in Rindstroin, daughter to the deceist John Nairn sometime in findelost were booked and after proclamations married June 17th

June 6th - William Makook a widow in comyl was booked with Christan Makdaniel in the miln of New, relict of John Paul sometime in culfork, William Makook in cumertown cationer for the man, and Wm [Makandy? Mckardy?] in Lochans cationer for the woman, and after proclamations married 6 July

June 26 - James Allanach in Torenbui son to donald Allanach in the Lynmore of Glenconrie and Jean Makardie daughter to William Makardey in Little Corrohoul were booked and after proclamations married 13 July

July 3 - John Muilson in Ledmacay son to the deceist John Muilson sometime ther and Agnas Makook daughter to John Makook in Torrentoul were booked, and after proclamations married at the kirk 15 July the kirk of glenbuchet being vacant

July 18 - Alexander Makadey in Toldechul son to John Makadey ther and Elspet Makardey daughter to William Makardey in Little Correhoul were booked, and after proclamation married 12 day of August

July 23 - John Roy son to the deceist William Roy sometime in deldergie and Jean Rood daughter to John Rood in the mains of kildrumie & married at kildr: 19 August

July 25 - John Allenach servant to Edinglassie and Isobell Makcardie a widow and daughter to Wm Macardey in correhoul were booked and after procl. Married the 10th August

Aug [1] - John Gressech in easter chapeltown of Tulloskinch son to the deceist William Gressech sometime ther, and Elspet Michie daughter to James Michie in hillock head, were booked, and after proclam: Married 17 August


0187B

[handwriting changes this page]

Octris 3: 1703 - Thomas Baine in Toldechull and Janett Anderson daur to the deceast Robert Andersone sometime in Tammachlewan both in this paroch were contracted. Married Novr 9th

Octr 12th - Donald Farqrson in Luibmoir in this paroch and Mary Farqrson in Kirkmichael paroch contracted. Mar. November 9th

Octr 17th - John Riach in Dulrich and Christan Grant [there] both in this paroch were cont: mar: Novris 11th

Octr 6th - William McCardie in Little Carriehowll in this paroch and Margaret McAndrew in the paroch of Crathie cont: mar: Novr 2d

Novr 7th - George Rayburn in milntown off Glenkindie and Jean Jolly Servt to the Laird off Glenkindie both in this paroch, cont: mar: Decr 10th

Novr 20th - John McCardy son to William McCardy in Litle Curriehowll in this paroch and Margaret McCondach in the paroch of Collstane mar Decr 23

Novr 28th - Donald Allanach in the Lynmoir off Glenconrie and Isable Nairn [there] both in this paroch contracted married Decris 20th

Novr 29th - James Michey son to Thomas Michey in the Lochans and Janet Catanach daur to the deceast James Catanach sometime in Toldechull cont: mar: Jan 4th

~~~ 1704

Jary 4th - John McRoby Elder in Glenconrie and Jeane More [there] both in this paroch cont: married January 26th

Jary 15th - William McPhersone servt to Oldlerge younger and Kath: McDonald relict to the deceast John McDonald sometime in the paroch of Apine Mc[Inst]ewart in Ardgyll cont: mar Feb 29th

Feb 9th - John McRobert in tulloskinch in this paroch and Margaret Wattie in the paroch off Collstane cont: mar: Feb 24th


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Feb [12th?] - William Forbes in Tulloskinch son to the deceast William Forbes sometyme in Bucham and Christan Anderson daur to the deceast Robert Anderson sometime in Tamnachlewan in the paroch off Towie were booked. Mar Feb 29th

March [12th] - Lodovich Farqrson in the paroch of Tullich and Mariorie Grassich daur to the deceast [Alestr or Alexr] Grassie sometime in Chappeltown in this paroch cont: mar: May 23

March 26 - John Riach in Tornahatnik in this paroch and Helen Rainold in the paroch off Cowll cont: mar: June 6th

Ap: 2d - William Nairn in the Ord and Jean Cowper in Bucham both in this paroch cont: mar: June 6th

Ap 23d - Alexr Allanach son to Wm Allanach Elder in Glenconrie and Isable Michey daur to Jon Michey Elder in Meikle Glencarvie cont: mar: May 30th

Ap 28th - Robert Downie in the Ord son to Jon Downie in [Belm?]due and Elspet Robertson servt to the minister daur to the deceast R[ev?] R[xxx]son sometyme in Boggach cont: mar June 1

May 6th - William McYoak younger in Cummertown and Jean Chruy daur to the deceast John Chruy sometyme in Tornahaish cont: mar: June 6th

May 7th - Arthur White in Houghead and Elspet Baine in Cowll of Culquhanie daur to the deceist Alexander Baine sometime in Ringstock cont: mar: June 1st

May 19th - Adam Forbes son to the deceast Arthur Forbes off Culquhanie in this paroch and Elizabeth Reid in the paroch off Clatte mar: June 20th


0189A

May [28]th - James Shaw, in meikle Glencarvie and Isable Anderson daur to Duncan Anderson off Candacraige cont: mar June 25th

June 5 - Duncan Anderson of Candacraige and Helen Forbes daur to Alexr Forbes off Invernochtie cont: mar: July 2d

June 10 - Donald More in Litle Glencarvie and Jean Nairn relict of John Dunbar in the Lynmore off Glenconrie cont: mar: July 6th

July 6th - Donald Stuart in Glenmuick and Mariorie McRobie daur to John McRoby Elder in Glenconrie cont:

July 6th - William Tailour in Castletown of Curgarph and Mariorie Stuart in the parioch off Abernethie cont: mar: Aug: 28t

Aug 11th - John Michey younger in Meikle Glencarvie and Janet Tailour daur to Allan Taylour in Castletown off Curgarph cont: mar: Septr 1st

Septr 9th - William McRoby in Glenconrie and Margaret Glashan in Pressachyll cont: mar: Septr 21

Sept 24th - Duncan McIntosh in Ballach of Braemarr and Mariorie McCardy daur to John McCardy in Tornahash cont:

Sept 29th - George Grassie in Wester Chappeltown off Tulloskinch and Isable Ogg daur to Arthur Ogg in Culquhanie cont: mar: Octr 3rd

Octr 12th - Thomas Yale in Cottertown off Glenkindie and Jean Warrach daur to the deceast Alexr Warrach sometime in Wester Clovacoul:

Octr 14th - James Farqrson in Ordgarph son to Donald Farqrson in Luibmore and Christane Grant in the paroch off Abernethie cont: mar: Novr 18th


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Octr 28 - James Michey in Bucham son to John Michey in meikle Glencarvie and Janet Michey daur to Donald Michey in Bucham cont: mar: Novr 23

Novr 7th - Robert Chruy son to John Chruy in pressacuyll and Nance Forbes daur to John Forbes off Inverernane cont: mar: Novr 31st

9 Novr - William More in the paroch of Glenbuchett and Anna Duncan servant to the minister cont:

26th Novr - Duncan McRoby in Belnagauld in this paroch and Elspet Ker in the paroch of Logie cont: mar: Decr 19th

3d Novr - George Tailour alias Allanach in this paroch and Elspet Farqrson in the paroch of Tullich cont:

31st Decr - Alaster Stuart in Glengarden and Mariorie McCardy daur to Jo: McCardy in Tornahash cont: mar: 23d Jary

~~~ 1705

27th Jary - Duncan Wattie son to Alaster Wattie in Phinieloast and Margaret Muirson daur to Adam Muirson in Belnaboth in Towie par: cont: mar: Feb 15th

18th Feb - william Bain in this par: and Margaret Braich in the paroch off Migvie cont: mar: May 17th

4th March - Johne Brown in the par: of Inveravin and Mariory McRobie daur to John McRoby in Glenconrie were cont: mar: Ap: 17th

27th March - Alexr Michy in Bucham in this par: and Marie Couts daur to Ja: Couts of Rifan[xx]ach in the par: of Glenmuick cont:

29 Ap: - Charles Riach and Isable Dow both servts in the town of new were contracted mar June 12th

9 June - John Hay servant to Belnabodach elder and Jean Watson in Corribraik contracted

19 Aug - James Fleming in Kirkmichaell parish and Beatrix Farqrson daur to Donald Farquharsone in the Luibmore cont:

25 Aug - Nathanaell Riach in Ardgeith in Migvie paroch and Jean Michey in Litle Tolahespick cont: they were married on Thursday 11 October 1705


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Nov 24 - Francis Reid in Milntowne of Glenbuchet and Katharine Smith servt to Donald Michy in Bucham cont:

Nov 25 - Hugh Anderson in Findelost and Mary Anderson servt to Arthur Anderson yr off Candagraige cont:

~~~ 1706

Jary 20th - Alexr Graisich son to Wm Graisich in Litle Tolahespick and Isable Michie daur to James Michy in Hillockhead

Jary 20th - John Chruy servt to Young Skellater and Janet Forbes daur to John Forbes in Camasour cont: mar: Feb 7th

Jary 26th - Alaster Allanach in Meikle Curriehoul and Jannet McIntosh in the paroch of Crathie cont: mar: Feb 14

March 31 - Andrew Farqrson of Oldlerge and Barbara Stuart daur to William Stuart of [Acholie] cont: mar: Apr 9th

[co die] - Nathaniel Dumbar in Milltown of New & Elspet Riach in the town of New cont: mar: May 4

Ap: 28 - Alaster Downy in Haughtown of Edinglassie and Mariorie Downy daur to Peter Downy miller at Millne of Inverernane cont: mar May 16th

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May [xxx] - [Alaster] Mitchell son to Patrick Mitchell in the [xxx] of Culquoich in Towie & [Christian] Forbes in [xxx] cont married June 13th

May [28] - Alexr Grant & Elspet Reid both servts in the [xxx] of New cont mar June 13th

May 28 - Patrick McRobert in Oldachy & helen [blinshell] in the paroch of Kearn cont mar July 4th

June 8th - John Ferres in Della[vine] & Janet Nairn in Tornahash cont: mar July 4th

June 21 - Alexr Thomson in Mill of New & Margaret McCady in Toldechull cont: mar: July 10th

June 23 - Francis Anderson in Semile & Janet [Rolson] [xxx] cont: mar July 10th

June 30 - Alaster McHardy in Tornahash & Isable Allanach in Lonherie(?) Cont: mar: Aug 1

July 4th - Findlay Farqrson in Luibmore & Isable Grant there cont: mar: Aug 28th


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July [24] - Alaster Ker in Glen[xxx] & Janet Farqrson in Litle Corriehoul cont: mar: Aug 13

Aug [16] - Alaster Watty in Ordgarph & Anna [Stuart] in the paroch of Kirkmichael mar Aug 20

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Octr 1st - Donald Grant in the paroch of Kirkmichael & Elspet Glashen in Wester Skellater cont mar Octr 29

Octr 17th - John Forbes off Belnaboddach and Janet Robertson eldest lawll daur to Mr John Robertson parson of Invernochtie cont married Novr 7th

Decr [1] - John Davidsone in Tornahash & Janet Ritchie in Glengarden

Decr 8th - James Farqrsone in Oldlerge & Elspet Allanach in Castletown cont and married shortly after

~~~ 1707

March 23 - John Forbes off New and Sophia Forbes daur to the deceaset Arthur Forbes of Brux cont mar Julie 3d

Ap: 6th - Master James Mitchell Schoolmaster and Girzell Shaw lawll daur to the deceast John Shaw off Auchdevayne cont: married Aprile 24th

Ap: 6th - John Michie in Litle Tolehespick and Jean Deson in Broomhill in Migvie parish cont: mar Ap 29th

Ap: 26th - James Allanach in the Lynmoir of Glenconry & Jean Dumbar in Tullich parish cont: & were married

May 1st - John Millert in the New & Elspet Rolly in Towie; cont: married June 1st

May 18th - Peter Bondach & Janet Provost in Tulloskinch cont: married June 3rd

June 8th - Roderick Farqrson & Diana Forbes cont: mar: June 26th

June 15th - James Ogg in Lynardachy & Janet Allanach cont: mar June 29th

July 12th - James Muilson in Ledmacay Janet Michy in Blewfold cont: mar: July 31st

Aug 17th - James McFarlan in Brux & Janet Forbes in Tarland cont: married October 28th

Aug 17th - John Anderson in Kendacraige & Helen Reid in the parish of Tarland cont: mar. Octr 23rd

Septr 14th - David Dumbar & Marg: McYoak in Mill of New cont & mar

Decr 7th - William Allanach in Tamintaple & Helen Forbes in Auchernach cont: married Janry 26th


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Decr 14 - John Nairn in Tornahash and Janet Ferres in Dellavyne
The said day James Ferres in Dellavyne & Janet Couts in Tull[xxx] cont: mar: Jary 6th 1708

~~~ 1708

Jary 4 - John forbes off Invernettie and [Mris] Mary Grant daur to Carron cont: married Jary 13th

Jary 25 - Alexr Mullier and Elspet Ross in Auldabuy(?) cont: mar: feb: 15

Feb 2d - James May in Glenkindy & Isable Allan in Abd. cont: & married

Ap 16th - Lodovich Grant off Delnabo and Anna Forbes eldest lawll daur to Jo: Forbes off Inverernane cont: mar: May 18th

May 1st - Thomas Strachan in Oldlerge & Barbara Wilson in Belnagald cont: & married May 25th

May 9th - Alexr Brebner & Isable Forbes daur to Belnaboddach cont. *

May 30th - Duncan Forbes in Tulloskinch & El: Ker in Belnagald mar. Jun 22d

June 3d - John Chruy in Tornahash & Marg: Morgan in Tullich cont: & married

June [9]th - George Forbes in Auchernach & Elizabeth Gordon in Auchindoor

June 20th - William Rainy in Bucham & Janet Bain in Coldstone cont:

Aug 5th - William Forbes younger off Inverernane and [Mris] Katharine Gordon eldest lawll daur to Alexr Gordon off [Beldornie] cont: married Aug: 19th to morrow was a tempest of rain & thunder

Aug 7th - John Forbes in Belnaboddach and Isable Thomson there cont mar Aug 7

Aug 15th - Nathanael Watty in Ordgarf and Janet Watty in Castleton cont married by Mr Joseph [Rotson] at Oldlerge being the first

Aug 22d - Wm Watson in Auldahuy & Isable Downy in Phinnelost cont: mar: Septr 14th

Septr 5th - Lodovich Stuart in Auchna[seraw] in Inveravine parish & Elspet Forbes eldest daur to Ladmacay cont: mar: Septr 16th

Septr 9 - William Watty in Locharmick & Jean Murrain in Ardleur cont: married Septr 21st

Octr 10th - John Nairn in Tornahash & Isable Nairn in Ardgeith cont: married Novr 2d

Octr 16th - James Michie in Lochans & Christian Graisich in Litle Tole cont mar Novr 2d

~~~ 1709

Feb 5 - Alaster [Patrie] in Rippachy & Katharine Robertsone in the New cont mar March 6th


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Feb [xxx] - Findlay McHardy and Marg: Ross in Tulloskinch cont: *

May 8th - John Gilenders in Auchernach & Elizabeth Cook in Aldahuy cont: mar June 2d

May 16th - John Nairn in Tornahash & Janet Michy in Glenconry cont: married June 9th

May 2d - James McRoby in Rinagnal(?) and Janet Grant in Culquoich cont: married June 30th

June 12th - John Gairr in Shinnach & Agnes Bain in Cottertown of Glenkindie cont and married

June 19th - Geo: McFarlan in Torranrich & Janet Nairn in Tornahash cont.

June 29th - Francis Ross in Lochans & Janet Ross in Bellachailach cont:

June 25 - Wm Paul and Elspet Ogg in Bellabegg cont & married

July 8th - Robert Thomsone in Synnahard and Katharine Strachan in Delrosach cont:

July 25th - William Noble in Glenbuchett & Isable Michie in Culquhanie cont and married

Aug 6th - Wm McCandy in Toldachull & Elspet Forbes there cont: *

Aug 18th - The forsd Wm McCandy & Jean Forbes in West Skellater cont: *

Aug 18th - Donald Shaw in Auchintoul in Tullich paroch & Janet Allanach in Castletown cont:

Aug 21st - Wm Nairn in Loinherie & Janet Ferguson in Dellavyne cont: mar: Septr 15th

Aug 23d - John Allanach in Torranbuy & Janet Ferguson in Ordchoinachan cont mar Septr 15th

Septr 2d - George McFarlan in Torranrich & Isable Robertson in Blackhilloch of Glenbuchet cont mar Octr 27th

Septr 19th - Findlay McHardy in Craigiedows & Isabel Simpson in Edinglassie cont *

Septr 23rd - John Tower in Kildrumy & Isable Forbes daur to Belnaboddach cont *

Septr 25th - James Allanach in Auchernach & Elizabeth Clerk in the Cabrach cont: and married Octr 30th

Octr 14th - Alexander Millert in Ard[geith] and Isable Simpsone in Edinglassie cont mar Novr 1st


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Novr 5th - John Forbes of Inverernane and Margaret Alexander daur to the minister of Coldstone cont married Decr 29th

~~~ 1710

Janry 1st - Peter Deson and Agnes Graisish in Litle Tolehespick cont: married

March 13 - Donald McLavurich(?) In Shirdustan(?) paroch and Barbara Kellas daur to Al: Kellas in Newtown off Invernetty cont married Aprile 27

March 17 - Duncan Allanach in Bellnagald & Elspet Tough in Lochell cont: mar. Aprile 27th

Ap 15th - William Mitchell servant to Glenkindy and Christan McPhaill in the milltown off Glenkindy cont mar May 4th


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March [xxx] Alexr Graisich in Torrancroy a son bapt Alexr wit: Adam Roy there & John M[uggin?] in Auchernach

Ap 8th 1711 - George Forbes in Milntown off New a son bapt William wit: William Forbes off Belnaboddach, John forbes of New, John Forbes of Deskrie

[xxx] The 3d day of June 1712 John Forbes of Inver[xxx] had a son baptized Charles witnesses Mr Thomas [xxx] Minister at Coldston and Mr John [Alexr?] minister at Kildrumie

November 3rd (1724) the sd day John Forbes of New hade a son baptized called Robert befor witneses Robert forbes of Brux and Georg Forbes of Bellabeg


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There is a blank in the register of marriages of Strathdon from 1710 to 1731; and in that of baptisms from 1712-1731. For three entries of Baptisms 1711-12 see after marriages for April 1710


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1731

The sd Jannet Kandach further declares that the sd child was carried from her house to that of John McAndy in Belnab[xxx] & was returned that same night to her house by Isabel B[xxx] spouse to James Gell in [the] sd town

Compeared James Gell a married man aged about 40 and being purged at [xxx] and sollemnly sworn & interrogated depones that he was sent by the sd John Forbes of Belnaboddach to desire the abovementioned Ja[xxx] Kandach to foster and alimont the child a[xxx] Belnaboddach charges. This is the [xxx] as he shall answer.

Compeared John Taylor and be[ing] purged of malice & partial council & solemnly sworn & interrogate depones he knows nothing about the child b[xxx] by that sd John Forbes told him [xxx] would take care of it, in regard [xxx] a poor helpless infant [exposed] on [xxx] ground, declares he cannot write [xxx] this is the truth as he shall answ[er]

Compeared Jean Kanach [xxx] Michie one of the elders represent [xxx] she was yet under [church] [xxx] but the session resolved to take [xxx] not a [xxx] relented [xxx] so being [purged] of malice & partial council [xxx] she knew nothing [of the] matter [xxx - rest of page illegible]


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1731

The sd Jean Kanach took this opportunity to crave her being admitted to the publick profession of her repentance for her sin of antinumptual fornication wt Donald McPherson and was appointed to appear next Lord’s day

Compeared Isabel Kanach a married woman about 30 years of age and being purged of malice & partial counsel & solemnly sworn & interrogate, depones she knew nothing of the matter, declares she cannot write but this is the truth as she shall answer

–– Session closed wt prayer

May 29
Lect: Prov: 1 ch 20 v 10 to v 25
Text fore & afternoon at Supr
Coll 13 sh:
Wm Mc[xxx] in finnylost had a child baptized Keneth
Diets of E[xxx]tation appointed
Given to Alexr [Kamptie?] 1 1d Scots
to Rob Michie 12sh:10d

The sd day the session being met & constitute by prayer

Rebecca McKeos being [delated] as guilty of furnication the officer was appointed to cite her to the next diet

The session proceeded to examine the rest of the [xxx] that were cited to this day to give in the charge. [xxx] Elizabeth Laing [xxx - rest of page illegible]


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177

1731

The sd day the session being met and [constitute] by prayer

Compeared Agnus Murraign and [blank] who acknowledged his guilt with the sd Anna both appointed to enter on the publick profession [xxx] repentance next Lords day

The sd day the Minr reported he had a line [xxx] the Minr of Kirkmichael [xxx]ing that Janet McGregor might be convened before our session and examined [xxx]ally anent a scandal of Adultery that was given in his parish and the sd Janet being [xxx] and examined accordingly declared that about [xxx] moneth of March 1730 she brought forth a child in the parish of Kincairn in [Nile] and that that child was begot in adultery by by Robert Grant a married man sometime in [Delavocar] now in Glenbrown in the wood of [Delavocar] in the parish of Kincairn[xxx] and that he was never guilty with her but once [xxx] sd Robert Grant did leave one John Grant [xxx] Delawerar who was casting turfs with him and followed her to the sd wood and was guilty with her at that time but never before nor since.

The session agreed to send an extract of her [xxx] session to the session of Kirkmichael and she [xxx] cited agreed [acta] to the sd session agt the next [xxx] day being the first sabbath of June

June 6
Lect: Psalm 9th frm v [xxx]
Text: fore and afternoon with sup
Coll 13sh of which 12sh was given to [xxx] and 1sh to a poor man
John Allanach in Milton of Allarg[xxx - rest of page illegible]


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1731

--The sd day John Chruy in Ba[xxx] had a child baptized called Alexr [John] and Alexr Forbes witnesses
--John Downie in Culquharrie had a child baptized called Barbara Wm Downie and [John] wittnesses May 21

May 30
Lect: Prov [xxx] v 30 to the close
Text: Fore and afternoon wt Sup.
Coll: 12sh 2d

–-George Reid & Barbara Ley as likewise
–-Peter Couts and Isobel Cooper were proclaimed this day pro 2de
–-It being found that William Allanach in this parish and Anna Gordon in the parish of [xxx]gaun were matrimonially contracted they [xxx] proclaimed this day pro [pmo]
–-Alexr Edwards and Rebecca McKeos [appeared] this day pro [pmo] and were rebuked
-–John Shaw in the Luib had a child baptized called Anna, Andrew Farquharson and James Shaw witnesses May [29th]
-–Findlay McArdy in the [Dulach] had a child baptized called [xxx]
-–Alexr Dason in Taldaquhill had a child baptized called [xxx]
-–George Nairn in Tillyjuck had a child baptized called [xxx]
-–[xxx] [Daviot?] in Skellater had a child baptized called [George]

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