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Nisbet of Dalzell

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Nisbet of Dalzell

  • 1305 Sir Robert de Nesebith paid to Edward I. of England for relief of his lands of Daliel at Martinmas the sum of five merks.
  • 1371-Johannes-Nesbyt-de-Nesbyt-de-Dalzell-Reg. of Great Seal- John Nesbit receives sasine of the half barony of Dalziell.
  • 1468 Herbert Neisbit receives sasine of one half of the lands of Dalziel. In a resignation of the lands in favour of his son John in 1477 he is described as "Lord of the half barrony of Dalzell."
  • 1477 John Nesbit, son and heir-apparent of Herbert, received a crown charter 28th April 1477. He appears as a witness 13th December 1485 and 22nd March 1495. On 23rd October 1495 he entered protestation before the lords to an action raised against him by Thomas Somervale of Braxfield. (heir apparent= will become heir after predecessor dies)

1477-Henbertus-Nesbit-de-Dalzell-dominus mediatis baronie-Reg. of Great Seal

  • 1485-Joh-Neisbet-de-Dalzell-Reg. of Great Seal

1495-Joh-Neisbet-de-Dalzell-Reg. of Great Seal

  • 1508-Johannes-Nesbit-de-Dalzell-Reg. of Great Seal

1508 John Nesbit of Dalzell and Margarete Somervell, his spouse, daughter of Lord Somervell, received a crown charter of the lands, 20th November 1508.

  • 1513-Georgius-Nesbit-de-Dalzell-consanguineus John Nesbit filius Patrick Nesbit de eodem-Reg. of Great Seal

1513-Johannes-Nesbit-de-Dalzell-Reg. of Great Seal 1513-Philippus-Nesbit-de-Dalzell-de eodem-Reg. of Great Seal 1543-the tables of George and John Nesbett, sons of the baron of Dalzell at the University, for two years from Oct. 15, 1543[1]

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It is said it was after the death of the proprietor leaving two daughters.the eldest married the nearest heir of the family and the youngest a son of the laird of West Nisbet. To distinguish the later from the former he was commonly called Baron Nisbet of Dalzell and his share of the property Dalzell Nisbet. In 1628 Sir Robert Dalzell purchased from Baron Nisbet his share of the estate. The New Statistical Account of Scotland, Volume 11

DALZIEL Earl of CARNWATH. Sir JOHN DALZIEL of Glenae, bro∣ther-german of Robert, second earl of Carn∣wath, married Agnes, daughter of—Nis∣bet of Dean, by whom he had a son,


  1. Rentale Sancti Andree being the chamberlain and granitar accounts of the archbishopric in the time of Cardinal Betoun 1538-1546 Edinburgh, Scotland : Scottish History Society, 1913

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