Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


Extracts from the Cash Book-1688

May 19. — By sum collected for
the distrest Protestants from
France and Ireland according
to the appointment of the
Convention of Estates – ,£203 14
May 23.— To Andro Oliver a
cripple to help to buy a tree
leg to him – – – 3/-
June 27. — Given for the buriall
of Janet Nasmith a poor
gentlewoman who died in
South Leith viz a dead
chest, a winding sheet, making
the grave and the going of
the bell – – – – 5 16
July 11. — To Isabell Grant
having a pass from the Baillies
of Edinburgh for going to the
North – – – – – 0 14/-
Aug 1 . — To Janet Smith robbed
by the Irish and fled for her
life 0 10/-
Aug 8. — To Geills Maitland
whose husband was killed at
the trenches of Edinburgh – £1 4/-
To Margaret Gordon whose
husband went with M’Kay
to the late engagement and
knows not whether he be
dead or living – – 0 10/-
Aug 15. — To ane poor woman
whose husband was killed in
the late engagement betwixt
Major General M’Kay and
the Viscount of Dundee – 018
Sepr 5. —To Daniel Wilson,
soldier who was wounded at
the Blair of Atholl by the
highland men

Source-south Leith Records

(note-This is a good of names and History)

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