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TITLE
Bill of Rent for Tenants in Kildonan Parish, Skye, 1806
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_D928_C_I_01
PLACENAME
Kildonan
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Duirinish
DATE OF IMAGE
1806
PERIOD
1800s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
5612
KEYWORDS
rents
tenantry
landholdings
rentals
bills
Bill of Rent for Tenants in Kildonan Parish, Skye, 1806

This bill of rents dated 5 June 1806 is for tenants in Kildonan Parish, Skye. The sum of £27.15s is ordered to be paid by John and Alexander Matheson, and James Sutherland. The bill has been witnessed by Donald Mackay and is signed with the tenants' marks, instead of signatures. The fragment below may have been the receipt for the above sum. The document is part of the JLM Mitchell Archive of the Gaelic Society of Inverness. The above tenants are Mitchell's ancestors.

Sheriff James Lachlan Martin Mitchell (b. 13 June 1929) was a native of Inverness and son of well-known doctor, Lachlan Mitchell. He was appointed full-time sheriff in Edinburgh in 1978 and served there until his retirement in 1995. He died on 26 November 2001


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Bill of Rent for Tenants in Kildonan Parish, Skye, 1806

INVERNESS: Duirinish

1800s

rents; tenantry; landholdings; rentals; bills

Highland Archive Centre

Sheriff JLM Mitchell (documents)

This bill of rents dated 5 June 1806 is for tenants in Kildonan Parish, Skye. The sum of £27.15s is ordered to be paid by John and Alexander Matheson, and James Sutherland. The bill has been witnessed by Donald Mackay and is signed with the tenants' marks, instead of signatures. The fragment below may have been the receipt for the above sum. The document is part of the JLM Mitchell Archive of the Gaelic Society of Inverness. The above tenants are Mitchell's ancestors.<br /> <br /> Sheriff James Lachlan Martin Mitchell (b. 13 June 1929) was a native of Inverness and son of well-known doctor, Lachlan Mitchell. He was appointed full-time sheriff in Edinburgh in 1978 and served there until his retirement in 1995. He died on 26 November 2001 <br /> <br /> <br /> For further information about this item and the collection to which it belongs, please <a href="mailto: archives@highlifehighland.com">email</a> the Highland Archive Service