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Contract, George Halkheid of Pitfirrane and John Stevensoun of Burnemouth, by which the latter dispones for £733 : 6 : 8 to the said George Halkheid and Isobel Hepburn, his spouse, the lands of Burnemouth in parish and regality of Dunfermline., 21 September 1585.

Identifier: Ch.6293

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).


  • Creation: 21 September 1585.

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From the Collection: English


‘Inventory of Pitfirrane Writs, 1230-1794’, edited by William Angus (Edinburgh: Scottish Record Society, 1932), number 293.

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