12 January 2012

St. Fergus Kirk Session Minutes, 12th January, 1812

St. Fergus 12th Janry. 1812.  The Session met & constituted compeared Janet Gray an unmarried woman and confessed that she had brought forth a child begot in fornication, & accused James Walker an unmarried man in the Parish of Longside, as the father of Said child - Said Walker being called, compeared & being seriously exhorted, & Admonished, was interrogated, denied all guilt, or carnal connexion with said Janet Gray - both being suitably exhorted to ingenuity, were cited to attend the Session this day seinnicht.  Session closed.

St Fergus Kirk Session Minutes, 1812 (NAS Ref: CH2/639/3). 
Kirk Session Registers are available to search at the National Archives of Scotland in Edinburgh and at local archives throughout Scotland.

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