8th January

OTD 1735 #Duns 'Unchristian behaviour of ? Smith spouse to Mr Hume Chirugeon here who upon Thursday last cohabited the whole night in the House of Thomas Gord[?] A Dragoon…This being a scandal of adultery'. The case was referred to presbytery court #scottishkirk #disciplinebook

1st January

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

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