People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 3/604/1 (Melr. Lib., no. 318)

Walter of Welham states that since a contention arose by his ancestors and afterwards by him against the monks of Melrose concerning a certain parcel of land secured between the bounds of his land of ‘Garsalauch’ and the land of the monks of Burntscarthgreen (DMF), he renounced for him and his heirs all right and claim which he or his ancestors had in the said land or were able to have for a certain sum of money which the monks paid to him by hands.
Firm date
Saturday 1 October 1260
Dating Notes
At Dunscore in the year 1260 on the day of the Sabbath after the feast of Saint Michael
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Place date (document)
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Source for Data Entry
Melrose Liber, i, no. 318
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Melr. Lib., no. 318
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Original (contemporary)
NAS, GD 55/318

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Date Short Summary Title Holder
Saturday 1 Oct. 1260 porter of Melrose Unknown, porter of Melrose
Saturday 1 Oct. 1260 Dominus (Lord/Sir) John Crook, rector of Johnstone
Saturday 1 Oct. 1260 rector of Johnstone John Crook, rector of Johnstone

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Date Short Summary Holder Lord
Saturday 1 Oct. 1260 land of 'Garsaluach' (DMF) Walter of Welham (II)
Saturday 1 Oct. 1260 Land of Burntscarthgreen (DMF) Melrose Abbey (fd.1136)