Charter in favour of William Barclay, 1664

Scope and Content

Royal charter of Charles II in favour of William Barclay.

Granting to William Barclay, his heirs and assigns, the lands of Hilton Mailor (Hiltoun of Maller) in the sheriffdom of Perth, in so far as they belonged to the late William Blair of Tarsappie [Perthshire], or the late Thomas Blair of the same, which lands formerly belonged to Alexander Blair, now of Tarsappie, and were resigned at Edinburgh for a new enfeoffment of the above. Instruments in the hands of John Ellis (Eleis), dated 9 March last.Edinburgh, 24 June 1664

Administrative / Biographical History

William Barclay was ordained to the parish of Forteviot, Perthshire, in 1651, but deposed in 1690 for drunkenness. He died in Dysart, Fife, in 1696. His son Thomas inherited the lands of Hilton Mailor.


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Call number used to be ms12.

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Parchment: 42.5x27.3cm. Fragment of seal on tie.

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Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database.

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See Register of the Great Seal of Scotland: 1660-1668, n 605, p.307.

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