12 July 2012

Deskford Kirk Session Minutes, 12th July 1812

The Session met & constituted &c. Compeared Elspet Lawrence & adhered to her former accusation of Alexr. Reid as the Father of her Child.  Compeared also Alexr. Reid & confessed guilt with the said Elspet Lawrence.  This being a case of Adultery, the Session referred it the to Presb[yter]y at their first meeting, & the Officer was appointed to summon them to said meeting.

Deskford Kirk Session Minutes, 1712 (NAS Reference: CH2/91/3/95)
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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