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2 edition of Decennial indexes to the services of heirs in Scotland found in the catalog.

Decennial indexes to the services of heirs in Scotland

Great Britain. Office of H.M.Chancery.

Decennial indexes to the services of heirs in Scotland

commencing January1, 1700-ending December 31,1859 : in four volumes.

by Great Britain. Office of H.M.Chancery.

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Published by Stationery Office in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family Law -- Inheritance -- 1700-1859 -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    includes supplementary indexes.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination265p.[various pagings] ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18066693M

    ↑ Decennial Index to services of Heirs in Scotland 6th January Monthly number: July 26th No. Monthly number: July 26th No. Original research and translation by Kenneth C Harvey. The Retours of Services of Heirs This book and the accompanying Volume B are composed from the three volumes together called Inquisitionum ad Capellam Domini Regis Retornatarum, quae in Publicis Archivis Scotiae Adhuc Servantur (Inquiries Retourned to the Chancery of our Lord the King which are Held in the Archives ofFile Size: 1MB.

    "These records, informally known as Retours of Services of Heirs, represent possibly the greatest unused resource for Scottish genealogy and land history, but are not widely available and thus are largely unknown. Essentially, they are abbreviated abstracts of the records of inheritance, the continuity of heritable possession of land and certain associated rights and responsibilities. Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. 2 vols. London: S. Lewis, /Gc L58t/ Includes descriptions of towns and villages in Ordnance Survey of Great Britain, Scotland: Indexes to the 1/ and 6 Inch Scale Maps. Kerry, Wales: David Archer, /Gc G79or/ The Parishes, Registers and Registrations of Scotland.

    Computerised indexes for , , , , , , , and are available at the National Records of Scotland in Edinburgh and are also available through ScotlandsPeople, which provides digitised images of these census returns.   Ninth decennial census of the population of Scotland taken 4th April , with report.. Item Preview Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).


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Decennial indexes to the services of heirs in Scotland by Great Britain. Office of H.M.Chancery. Download PDF EPUB FB2

(Other editions) Decennial indexes to the services of heirs in Scotland, commencing January 1, ending Decem / Scotland. Chancery Office. (Continued By) Index to the records of services kept in chancery / Scotland.

Chancery Office. (Index For) Services of heirs, / Scotland. Decennial indexes to the services of heirs in Scotland: commencing January1, ending Decem in four volumes. Publish date unknown, Stationery Office in English.

(Other editions) Decennial indexes to the services of heirs in Scotland, commencing January 1, ending Decem / Scotland.

Chancery Office. Chancery Office. (Index For) Services of heirs, / Scotland. Services of Heirs Extracts Decennial Indexes to the Services of Heirs in Scotland Murray & Gibbfour volumes Brebner, James to his Father John Brebner in Cottoun who died – July Heir Special in Over Corskie, etc., in the parish of Kinnarinie-Aberdeenshire- dated 9th January Services of heirs in Scotland.

Volumes I-IV, Variant Title: Title on container: Decennial indexes to the Services of heirs in Scotland.

Volumes I-IV, Format: Computer Disk: Physical description: 1 computer optical disc ; 4 3/4 in. Date acquired: Not available: Contents note: Vol. Preface. Explanations regarding the indexes. From “Decennial indexes to the services of heirs in Scotland ”: Reg.

22 SepAlexander Barton, son of B. Barton,Glasgow, to his uncle Fergus Paterson of Baillaird, heir gen. Alexander's army career spanned 40 years in the 12th Light Dragoons, which in became the 12th Lancers. DECENNIAL INDEXES TO SERVICES OF HEIRS IN SCOTLAND, Volumes I-IV.

AD Aug. 28 Robert Adair of Altoun, (heir) to his father John Adair of Altoun who d. Dec. – Heir male special in Altoun or Maryport, etc., in Parish Kirkmaiden – Wigtownshire.

dated 13 July Services of Heirs after (NRS reference C22 and C28) Each volume contains two indexes: one by the name of the heir, the other by name of the ancestor.

Volume 5 includes additional indexes. Unfortunately I fail to find any mention in the decennial index to the services of heirs of the service of a Gordon to the lands of Beldorney from until ; perhaps the lands passed by deeds from father to son on resignation, and the sasines following may be inaccessable or lost, but the family pedigree shows that the above.

The Scottish Genealogy Society has published a CD rom of the abridgements. Finding retours for counties and burghs from From to date, there are printed 'Indexes to the Services of Heirs.

The service of heirs is a judicial process by which heirs demonstrate kinship to someone who has passed away, thus allowing them to inherit property. The register was established by the Service of Heirs Actthough the Succession (Scotland) Act abolished the service of heirs.

From you need to consult the Indexes to the Services of Heirs. The retours process in fact continued untilbut by then most land was being conveyed through wills, making the process virtually irrelevant. Once an heir had been confirmed legally, they then had the right to : Chris Paton.

"Decennial Indexes to the Services of Heirs in Scotland, vols I-IV, " The first of these discs, in addition to general services of heir, for which the lands are not named, also has separate listings of special services for named lands.

"Decennial Indexes to the Services of Heirs in Scotland, vols I-IV, " The first of these discs, in addition to general services of heir, for which the lands are not named, also has separate listings of special services for named lands, a total of for Angus, between andand for Kincardineshire, between and List of heirs apparent and presumptive to the Scottish throne details those people who have been either heir apparent or heir presumptive to the Kingdom of Scotland, according to the rules of cognatic primogeniture, except at times when other forms of inheritance were specified, for example from to when the succession was limited to agnatic primogeniture by Act.

Scotland Telephone: GRA Please find enclosed the results of research in Scottish records. A fair amount emerged and I do hope the results are both interesting and informative. All we know about John Bain (1) is that he was born about but not in the County of Inverness but somewhere else in Size: 3MB.

Decennial census records are confidential for 72 years to protect respondents' privacy. Records from the to Censuses can only be obtained by the person named in the record or their heir after submitting form BC or BCsp (Spanish). Individual census records from to are maintained by the National Archives and Records Administration, not the U.S.

Volume C - Inquisitiones Valorum and Inquisitiones de Possessione Quinquennalli ( to ), Decennial Indexes to the Services of Heirs in Scotland (–), Tabula Generalis (numerical summaries) J.H.

Stevenson's Heraldry in Scotland - a recreation of the classic Maclehose edition In press or in preparation. Very cute book that will keep you interested until the last page. Time For A Highlander by Maxine Mansfield. This book is time travel, sort of.

When year-old Bethany saves a child from falling off a cliff on her dream vacation to Scotland, she finds that her heroic action is paid for with the price of her life, until Fate steps in. Scottish-American Heirs, [Dobson, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Scottish-American Heirs, and claims to property and known as the Services of Heirs--is a particularly valuable if little known genealogical source.

The records of the Services of Heirs, now located at the Scottish Record Office 5/5(1). Ancestry’s new database, Scotland, National Probate Index (Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories),is a fantastic resource that can help you to discover whether your Caledonian ancestors left estate behind after they passed so, it will allow you to identify which court granted ‘confirmation’ (the Scottish equivalent of ‘probate’), the .Land and Property Records in East Lothian.

Three sets of records which fall into this category are the Registers of Sasines, Services of Heirs and Testamentary Records (Wills and Inventories), all of which are held at the Scottish Record Office in Edinburgh. Note: these records generally only record some of the gentry and wealthier Scots in days gone by.In this volume Mr.

Dobson introduces the researcher to little-known source materials--the Services of Heirs and the Register of Testaments of the Commissariat of Edinburgh.

From the Services of Heirs he extracted all references to North American residents who inherited land in Scotland, and also to Americans who left land in Scotland.