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Acts of commisary. Legal instruments.

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: The decree of an ecclesiastical judge having jurisdiction in such matters as legitimacy, succession and declarators of marriage. Source: Gibb (A D). 'Students' glossary of Scottish legal terms.' (Edinburgh: W Green and Son Ltd, 1946.).

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Extract act of commissary John Spens concerning Janet Kinnear, her husband David Hewat, and an annualrent from the lands of Logiemegill., 12 February 1533/1534.

Identifier: Ch.15056
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Some of the items in this series belong in other parts of the Saltoun collection, but their relationship was not discovered until after the arrangement had been finalised; others may have been acquired by various members of the family.

Dates: 12 February 1533/1534.

Extract act of commissary of St Andrews making Andrew Fletcher executor to his deceased brother John Fletcher, burgess of Dundee., 16 May 1564.

Identifier: Ch.13742
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The family acquired various properties in Angus which were consolidated into the baronies of Innerpeffer and Turin; after Sir Andrew`s purchase of Saltoun the Angus property was sold, some to Col Sir Francis Ruthven in 1648, some to George, Lord Spynie in 1650, and some to George, Earl of Panmure in 1663; current titles will have passed to the purchasers.

Dates: 16 May 1564.