Alexander Harper, Merchant in Glasgow

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Alexander Harper, Merchant in Glasgow

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Merchant in Glasgow: Burgess and Guild Brother of Glasgow

Evidence from the Protocol Book of Henry Gibsone

27 October 1598: Agnes Lawsone, spouse of Alexander Harper, merchant, citizen, and the said Alexander, for his own interest, acknowledged that they had received from Robert Lugy, cordiner, citizen, £100, for redemption of a fore tenement, with yard and pertinents, lying t.c., on the north side of Briggat, between the lands of James Braidwod on the east and of John Mure on the west. Sasine of the property given by Thomas Mure, bailie, to Robert Lugy, who resigned in favour of himself, Margaret Locheid, his spouse, an annualrent of £10 payable therefrom, redeemable for £100. Witnesses: Mathew Trumbill, James Bell, merchants, George Huchesoun, notary, Ninian Huchesoun, fisher, Robert Steward and William Sutherland, officers. Glasgow Protocols XI: protocol number 3486

Evidence from the Burgess Records of Glasgow

14 February 1639: Scott, John, tailor, B., as eld. l. son to William S., tailor, burgess, also G.B., as mar. Bessie, l. dau. to Alexander Herper, merchant, G.B. Glasgow Burgesses 1573-1750: 100

Printed Evidence

  1. The Burgesses and Guild Brethren of Glasgow, 1573-1750. Edited by James R. Anderson (Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh, 1925), 571 pp. including indices
  2. Abstracts of Protocols of the Town Clerks of Glasgow. Edited by Robert Renwick, Depute Town Clerk. Vol XI. George Huchesone's Protocols, 1591-1600. Henry Gibsone's Protocols, 1598-1600. (Carson & Nicol, Glasgow, MDCCCC), 219 pp. including indices