10 February 2011

Grange Kirk Session Register, 1811

Grange Feby. 10th 1811.  Session met immediately after Publick Worship.  Sederunt Minister & Elders.  Compeared William Farquhar & Isobel Priest confessing themselves guilty of Antenuptial Fornication, profession their Repentance & craving to Absolved.  The Session granted their request & on account of their Marriage Modified their Penalty to 15/- which was accordingly Paid.  And after being sharply rebuked & earnestly exhorted they were absolved.

NAS Ref: CH2/541/9/283
Kirk Session Registers are available at the National Archives of Scotland in Edinburgh and at local archives throughout Scotland.

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