The Session met & constituted Sederunt the Minister, Elders & Clerk - compeared Eliz. Clockie an unmarried woman in this Parish & acknowledged herself to be with child begot in fornication, & accused James Mackie an unmarried [man] also in this Parish, as the father of her said child - said Clockie being suitably exhorted to ingenuity, was cited to attend the Session, Sunday next, to which Diet the Officer was appointed to cite said Mackie.
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St Fergus Kirk Session Minutes, 1813 (NAS Reference: CH2/639/3)
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