13 January 2011

Inverurie Kirk Session Minutes, 1811

13th January
Session being called met and constitute - Compeared Elizabeth Moir and confessed that she was with child and gave Thomas Mitchell unmarried as the Father of her child.  The said Thomas Mitchell being regularly cited to this meeting compeared and confessed that he was Father of Elizabeth Moir's child.  The Session considering that the man lives in Braclay far distant from this place agreed to appoint two of their number to meet with the Minister at the Manse in order to grant absolution to both parties on their paying the usual penalty as soon after the child is born as the woman can attend.  James Rae and Peter Wyness were accordingly appointed for said purpose.  Session closed with prayer.

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