19 May 2011

Strichen Kirk Session Minutes, 1811

May 19
Session being met and constituted by Prayer: Compeared Jean Thomson and acknowledged herself with child and being interrogated who was the father of her child, she accused William Milne, a married man in the parish, who compeared at same time and acknowledged guilt.  They were both seriously exhorted &c.   Closed with prayer.

June 9th
This day compeared before the congregation William Milne, for the crime of adultery, and having paid his penalty he was seriously exhorted and relieved from Church Censure

NAS Ref: CH2/344/5/89
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