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Contract, Sir Robert Halked of Pitfirrane, knight, and Sir James Halked, his eldest son, and Mr James Phin, portioner of Lymekills, by which he agrees to dispone to them his half of the lands of Lymekills., 12 April 1637.

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Identifier: Ch.6554

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).

Dates

  • Creation: 12 April 1637.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

Extent

0.00 Linear metres

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Bibliography

‘Inventory of Pitfirrane Writs, 1230-1794’, edited by William Angus (Edinburgh: Scottish Record Society, 1932), number 554.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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