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Marriage Contract between Margaret Walkinshaw and William Campbell

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Be it known to all men by thir preſents Me Margaret Walkinſhaw ſpouſe to William
Campbell of Succoth with conſent of the ſd William Campbell my husband forasmuchas I the ſaid Margaret
Walkinſhaw ſtand duely and lawfully inſeſt and [¿] be virtue of the contract of marriage betwixt my ſaid
husband and me In an yearly annualrent or annuity of tuelve hundered merks ſcotts money yearly to be uplifted
and taken at two terms in the year Whitſunday and martinmas by equall portions Furth of all & haill the
ten pound land and barony of Garſcub with the miln thereof milnlands milltors and ſequells teinds and
haill pertinents of the ſamen comprehending alſo the temple lands thereof with houſes biggings yeards orch¬
yeards fiſshings and haill other parts and pendicles of the ſds lands and barony of Garſcub lying within the
parochen of Kilpatrick eaſter and Shireffdom of Dumbartan [¿] maills farms profites and dueties
of the Samen free of all publick Gardens impoſitions [¿] or txationes quartorings levies and outricks of
horſe and foot monathly mantinance miniſters and ſchoolmasters stipends for dueties teinds commiſioners fees
and other incumberances whatſomever as in the ſd Contract and ſeaſin thereon at more length is contained
And I the ſd Margaret Walkinſhaw conſidering that it hath pleaſed god to bleſs me and my ſaid husband with
severall children Viz John William Archbald Robert Margaret and Agnes Campbell, and that the ſum
of one thouſand merks Scotts money yearly of the forſaid annuity may be a reaſonable and confor¬
table [¿] to me during my lifetime after my ſaid husbands deceaſe in caſe I shall happen to survive him and
for the tax and favour which I have and bear to the ſaids William Archbald Robert Margaret and Agnes
Campbell and for diverſe other good and weighty cauſes and conſiderationes moveing me [¿] me to have
disponed Lykeas I the ſd Margaret Walkinſhaw with conſent forſd hereby disponed to and in favour of
the ſaids William Archbald Robert Margaret and Agnes Campbell children allready procreat betw¬
ixt me and the ſaid William Campbell and to the other children et to be procreat betwixt us if any be equally
betwixt and amongst them and to the airs of their bodies and in caſe of any of their deceaſe without airs
to the Survivors equally amongst them as ſaid is and the airs of their bodies and failzeing of our ſaids
haill younger children procreat and to be procreat betixt us and the airs of their bodies then to return
to me the ſaid Margaret Walkinſhaw all and haill the sum of Two hundered merks Scots money
of the forſaid yearly annuiety of twelve hundered merks money forſaid [¿] in manor abovementioned yearly to be
uplifted and taken at the terms above specified furth of the lands and others abovewrytten dureing my lifetime
after my ſaid husband his deceaſe in caſe I ſhall happen to survive him In the which ſum of Two
hundered merks Scotts money forſd as a part of the forſaid yearly annuity of twelve hundered merks
money forſaid free in manner abovewrytten yearly to be uplifted as ſaid is I the ſaid Margaret Walkinſhaw
with conſent forſaid [¿] and oblige me duely and sufficiently to inſeſt and ſeaſe the ſaids William
Archbald Robert Margaret ad Agnes Campbell children allready procreat betwuixt me and the
said William Campbell and the other children yet to be procreat betwixt usif any be equally
betwixt and amongst them and the airs of their bodies and in caſe of any of their deceaſe without
airs the survivors equally amongſt them as ſaid is and the airs of their bodies then to return
to be the ſaid Margaret Walkinſhaw dureing my lifetime after my ſaid husband his deceaſe in caſe I shall
happen to survive him and that by two ſeavrall inſeſtments and manor of holdings the [¿] thereof
to be holden of me in [¿] for the yearly payment of a penny Scotts money upon the ground
of any part of the ſaids lands at the term of whitſunday if the ſamen [¿]
And the other of the ſaids inſeſtments fron ane of my immediat lawfull superiors of the ſamen
Sichlyke and all freely in all respects I hold or may hold hte Samen my ſelf and that whether
by reſignatione or confirmatione or both or either of the ſds manner of holdings the [¿] pre¬
judice of the other And For the better [¿] of the ſd Inſeſtment by reſignatione I the
ſaid Margaret Walkinſhaw with conſent forſaid hereby make and Conſtitute
And ilk ane of them Conllye ſeallie
my lawful proprs actors factors and [¿] errand bearers to the effort underwrytten Giveing
Granting and Commiting to them and ilk an of them Conlly and Seallie as ſaid is my full

power warrand and commiſion for me and in my name at whatſomever time and place lawfull and con¬
venient to compear before my immediat lawfull Superiors of the lands and others abovewrytten and of
which the @rent above specified is upliftable or their commiſioners in their name haveing power
to receave reſignationes and grant new inſeſtments thereupon and therewith all due reverence and
humilityas becomes purely and simply to staff and baston as uſe is to Reſign Surrender [¿]
upgive overgive and deliver Lykeas I the ſaid Margaret Walkinſhaw with conſent forſaid hereby reſign
Surrender Simplictor upgive and overgive all & haill the ſaid ſum of Two hundered merks
money forſaid as a part of the forſaid yearly annuity of tuelve hundered merks money forſaid free of
all puplick burdens in poſitiones [¿] or taxationes quarterings levies and outricks of horſe and foot
monathly mantinance ministers and Schoolmasters Stipends feu dueties teinds commiſioners fees and
other incumberances whatſomever yearly to be uplifted and taken at two terms in the year whitſun¬
day and martinmas by equall portions dureing my lifetime after my ſ husband his deceaſe in caſe I ſhall
happen to ſurvive him Furth of all and hiall the ten pound land and barony of Garſcub
with the miln thereof milnlands [¿] and sequells teinds and haill pertinents of the Samen
comprehending also the temple lands thereof with the houſes biggings yeards orchyeards fiſhings and
haill other parts and peldicles of the ſaids lands and barony of Garscub lying within the parochen
of Kilpatrick Eaſter and Shireffdom of Dumbartan [¿] maills form profites and dueties of
the Samen in the hands of my ſds in medial lawfull Superior of the ſamen or their commiſioners
forſaid In favour and for now inſeſtments of the Samen to be made given and granted to the ſaid
William Archbald Robert Margaret and Agnes Campbell children allready procreat betwixt the ſaid
William Campbell and me and the other children yet to be procreat betwixt us if any be equaly betwixt
and amongſt them and the airs of their bodies and in caſe of any of their deceaſe without airs to the ſurvivors
children procreat and to be procreat betwixt us and the airs of their bodies then to return to me the
ſaid Margaret Walkſhaw [¿] inſtruments and documents one or more thereupon to aſk [¿]
and raiſe and generally all and Sundry other things thereanent to doe uſe and exone Sicklyke
and [¿] freely in all respects as I with conſent forſaid could doe myself if I were perſonallie preſent
or to the office of prory in the like caſe is known to appertain promiſeing to hold firm and [¿]
Which dispoſition obligement to inſeſt prory of reſignation annualrent teinds and others abovewrytten
out of which the Same is upliftable I with conſent forſaid [¿] and obligement to warrand from my own
proper fact and deed done or to be done be me in prejudice hereof [¿] Conſenting For
the more Securitie to the registration hereof in the books of Counceill and Seſsion or other competent
therein to remain for Conſervatione And Conſtutitues
proprs & Attour [¿]
Ad ilk an of you Conlly and ſeally my
baillies in that part Speally Conſtitute Greeting It is my will and I with conſent forſaid charge and require
you and ilk an of you Conlly and ſeally as ſaid is that [¿] thir preſents ſoon [¿] paſs to the
ground of the lands underwrytten out of which the @rent after specified is upliftable and there give
and deliver ſtate and ſeaſin actuall Reall and corporall poſseſsion of all and haill the ſaid ſum
of Two hundered merks Scotts money forſaid free of all publictburdens impoſitione [¿] taxationes quarter¬
ings [¿] outricks of horſe and foot monathly mantinance miniſtors and schoolmaſters stipends [¿]
teinds commiſioners [¿] and other incumberances whatſomever yearly to be uplifted and taken at two
terms in the year whitſunday and martinmas by equall portiones dureing my lifetime after my ſaid
huſband his deceaſe in caſe I ſhall happen to survive him Furth of All and haill the ten pound
land and barony of Garſcub with the miln thereof milnlands [¿] and ſequells teinds and haill
pertinents of the Samen comprehending also the temple lands thereof with houſes biggings yeards
orchyeards fiſhings and haill other parts & pendicles of the ſds lands and barony of Garſcub lying as ſd
is [¿] form profits and dueties of the ſamen [¿] the ſds William Archbald Robert
Margaret and Agnes Campbell children allready procreat betwixt me and the ſd William Campbell
and to the other children yet to be procreat betwixt us if any be equally betwixt and amongst them and
to the airs of their bodies and in caſe of any of their deceaſe without airs to the ſurvivors equally

amongſt them as ſaid is and the airs of their bodies and faileing of our ſds haill younger children procreat
& to be procreat betwixt us and the airs of their bodies then to return to me the ſaid Margaret Walkinſhaw
or their certain acturney or actuneys in their names [¿] hereof and that by deliverance of Earth
and ſtone of the ground of the ſds lands and an penny money and all other Symbols [¿] and
requiſite and this on [¿] leave undone to hte doeing whereof I with conſent hereby committ
to you and ilk an of you Conlly & Seally as ſd is my full power In witnes whereof We have
ſubscrived thir preſents [¿] to John Buchanan Son to Robert Campbell wrytter to
the Signett at [¿] the Seventeen day of october jajvijc and ten years before
theſe miniſters Archbald Eagle sent to be the ſd William Campbell and John Buchanan
Margaret Walkinſhaw
Will Campbell
Archibald Eagle wittneſs
Buchanan uitnes

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Marriage Contract between Margaret Walkinshaw and William Campbell

Document Information

Document ID 346
Title Marriage Contract between Margaret Walkinshaw and William Campbell
Year group 1700-1750
Genre Administrative prose
Year of publication 1710
Place of publication Succoth, Scotland
Wordcount 1729

Author information: Anonymous

Author ID 366
Surname Anonymous