The Testament Dative and Inventory of Janet Stewart in Balrobie, 1719

Janet Stewart The Testament Dative and Inventory of the goods, gear, sums of money and debts which pertained to deceased Janet Stewart, spouse of Duncan Robertson in Balrobie, (at) the time of her decease which was in the month of (blank) 1715, truely made and given up by Christian Stewart and Margaret Stewart her sisters germain, and Alexander Hay, husband to the foresaid Christian Stewart, for his interest, and executors dative qua nearest of kin, decerned and confirmed to the said defunct by the Commissary of Dunkeld upon the day and date of this present as the decreet dative proceeding on an edict duly executed and endorsed, in itself more fully bears:

Imprimis (Firstly), there is given up (belonging to) the said defunct, time foresaid of her decease, in common betwixt her foresaid husband the goods and gear (equally shared between them) viz.
Item. Two horses estimated to 20 per piece, in all 40.
Item. A cow and stirk, both estimated to 22.
Item. Twenty head of sheep, young and old, the price overhead (each) 1 12s, in all 32.
Item. The sowing of four bolls of bere (barley) and oats, estimated to the third corn (to produce) twelve bolls at 6 per boll, in all 72.
Item. The utensil and domecil and habulziments of her body, all estimated to 22.
Item. Two bolls of meal, estimated to 6, in all 12.

Summa Inventory 200

Dead's part thereof is 100

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the 29th October 1719 years. Alexander McDonald in Blairbuie in Strathtumble (Strathtummmel) became cautioner for the executors.

(note: Alexander McDonald in Blairbuie was married to Janet Hay, who probably was related to Alexander Hay)


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