OTD 1746 during the Jacobite Rebellion: 'A list of all able bodied men in this parish was made up and transmitted to the Sheriff Clerk as app[ointed]'. #scottishborders #kirkdiscipline #Dunbar #jacobiterebellion
OTD 1713 'Minister and Elders of the Kirk Session of Dunbar taking to their consideration the great abuse committed by children playing in the Kirk yard [and] frequently to break and destroy the glass in the Kirk windows .... ' #Dunbar #scottishborders #kirkdisciplinebook #c18th
OTD 1720 #Duns George Crawford accused of scandalous behaviour with Marie Law. Neighbours investigated his presence after midnight. He was found in bed, Marie naked.He testifies to collecting stockings she had knitted for him. Marie denies knowing George was in her house at all.
OTD 1709 #Duns Kirk Sessions refer Thomas Brack, Beatrix Midcap, Janet Rutherford, Janet Johnstoun & Janet Spence to the Civil Magistrates for failing to attend their public rebuke. Margaret Corssar scolded neighbours whilst drunk #kirkdiscipline #c18th #scottishborders #history
OTD 1710 congregation of Duns were 'exhorted to extend charity to the poor' and in 1730 Lister was reported to have entered and fought in Margaret Corsar's house, demanding a clock left by a Dragoon. Duns Kirk Discipline Book #kirkdiscipline #c18th #scottishborders #duns #history