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TITLE
Sale of land in Church Street, 1537 (Front)
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_2002_133_1
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
30 October 1537
PERIOD
1530s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
882
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Sale of land in Church Street, 1537 (Front)

In this document dated 30 October 1537 William Gorre grants to Thomas Mann and his wife, Marjory Gorre, a particate of built land on the west side of Church Street.

The image shows the front of the document.

In his 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (p 210), Charles Fraser-Mackintosh gives the following description for the document:

[For a glossary of some of the terms used in the Inverness burgh documents please follow the link towards the foot of this page]

'Inverness, on 30th October A.D. 1537, William Gorre, inhabitant in Inverness, grants to his beloved Thomas Mann and Marjory Gorre his wife, and to the longest liver of them and their heirs lawfully begotten, whom failing, to the said Thomas' heirs whomsoever, "one particate of land built upon, lying on the west side of the Church Street of Inverness, between the land of Thomas Sanderson at the south and the land of the Preaching Friars of Inverness at the north, whose front extends to the King's common highway at the east and the back to the lands of the heirs of Farquhar Johnson at the west." The reddendo is 2½d to our Lord the King, and to the heirs of John Kar two shillings of the usual money of Scotland, by equal portions, at the two accustomed terms of the year. Donald Cuthbert, one of the bailies of Inverness, gives sasine of said land, and the witnesses are - William Cuthbert, James Merchand, James Sanderson, Andrew Makgow, William Gollan, Alexander Morrison, writer, and Robert Waus, notary-public, with divers others. William Gorre signs with his hand led at the pen by Mr William Cuthbert.'

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.133

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Sale of land in Church Street, 1537 (Front)

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1530s

charters; legal; law; documents; land rights; property rights; seals; burghs

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Inverness Burgh Documents (1)

In this document dated 30 October 1537 William Gorre grants to Thomas Mann and his wife, Marjory Gorre, a particate of built land on the west side of Church Street.<br /> <br /> The image shows the front of the document.<br /> <br /> In his 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (p 210), Charles Fraser-Mackintosh gives the following description for the document:<br /> <br /> [For a glossary of some of the terms used in the Inverness burgh documents please follow the link towards the foot of this page]<br /> <br /> 'Inverness, on 30th October A.D. 1537, William Gorre, inhabitant in Inverness, grants to his beloved Thomas Mann and Marjory Gorre his wife, and to the longest liver of them and their heirs lawfully begotten, whom failing, to the said Thomas' heirs whomsoever, "one particate of land built upon, lying on the west side of the Church Street of Inverness, between the land of Thomas Sanderson at the south and the land of the Preaching Friars of Inverness at the north, whose front extends to the King's common highway at the east and the back to the lands of the heirs of Farquhar Johnson at the west." The reddendo is 2½d to our Lord the King, and to the heirs of John Kar two shillings of the usual money of Scotland, by equal portions, at the two accustomed terms of the year. Donald Cuthbert, one of the bailies of Inverness, gives sasine of said land, and the witnesses are - William Cuthbert, James Merchand, James Sanderson, Andrew Makgow, William Gollan, Alexander Morrison, writer, and Robert Waus, notary-public, with divers others. William Gorre signs with his hand led at the pen by Mr William Cuthbert.'<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.133 <br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.ambaile.org.uk/?service=asset&action=show_zoom_window_popup&language=en&asset=708&location=grid&asset_list=19947,708&basket_item_id=undefined" target=”_blank”>Glossary</a>