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James Nisbet (abt. 1457 - abt. 1514)

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James Nisbet
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I would guess he would have been born about 1457


  • Obtained from his father Murdoch Nisbet a Charter of Alienation dated 10th of May 1489 (have not found original doc)
  • #100 Instrument narrating that the above Charles Campble, sheriff of Air, in terms of a precept from the King, passed to the lands of Grenholm, and there on the ground gave sasine of the 40s lands of Grenholme, 40s lands of Auchinruglane, 40s lands of Sornhill. 40s lands of Mylryg, 40s lands of Sorne, in the lordship of Galstoun, within the sheriffdom of Air, bailiary of Kylestewart, to Robert Nesbit, son and heir of the late James Nesbit of Grenholme, according to the old infeftment. Done on the lands of Grenholme - November 1514. Witnesses, William Johnston, John Johnston, James Walker and James Henryson and Adam Talzeour - Protocol book of Gavin Ros 1512-1532

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On 29 Aug 2017 at 16:23 GMT Jean (Tennant) Skar wrote:

needs to be edited because of before 1500

James is 24 degrees from T S Eliot, 23 degrees from Walter Howe and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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