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SHAIRPE, John of Howstoun, Advocate, Mr
(About 1650-)
SHARP, Isobel
(About 1580-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. DUNBAR, Robert of Burgie, Minister of Rafford and Altyre, Reverend Mr

SHARP, Isobel 1

  • Born: About 1580
  • Marriage (1): DUNBAR, Robert of Burgie, Minister of Rafford and Altyre, Reverend Mr 1 June 1604(contract) 1 2 3

   Other names for Isobel were SCHAIRPE, Isobel 2 3 and SCHARPE, Isobel.4

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Isobel married Reverend Mr Robert DUNBAR of Burgie, Minister of Rafford and Altyre, son of Alexander DUNBAR of Cragheid, Dean of Moray and Catherine REID, 1 June 1604(contract).1 2 3 (Reverend Mr Robert DUNBAR of Burgie, Minister of Rafford and Altyre was born about 1564 and died by 8 March 1650 5.)


  Marriage Notes:

"He (Robert Dunbar) rnarr. (1) Isobel Sharp, and had issue Margaret (marr. Patrick Dunbar of Westerton, Pluscarden) ; Jean ; Isabella (marr. George Leith of Overhall); Elizabeth : (2) Jean Campbell, and had issue- Robert of Burgie. [Booke of the Kirk ; Shaw's Hist., iii., 410.]"

from Fasti Ecclesiae




"1/6/1604
Charter by Robert Dunbar of Burgie to Isobel Schairpe [Sharp], daughter of Mr John Schairpe [Sharp] of Howstoun [Houstoun], advocate, his future spouse, in liferent, of the mansion house and fortalice of Burgie, the sunny half of the lands of Littill Burgie alias Lawrestoun and Borgharberie, the third east part of the lands of Hemprigis and the sixth west part of said lands of Hemprigis, all lying in the barony and regality of Kinloise [Kinloss], and sheriffdom of Elgin and Forres."

from GD30/256


"1/6/1604
Marriage Contract between Mr John Shairpe [Sharp] of Howstoun [Houstoun], advocate, and Isobel Schairpe, his daughter, on the one part, and Robert Dunbar of Burgie, on the other part."

from GD30/769


"16/9/1604
Charter by Robert Dunbar of Burgie to Isobel Scharpe [Sharp], daughter of Mr John Scharpe [Sharp] of Houstoun, now his spouse, in liferent, of the mansion house and fortalice of Burgie, and lands as in charter GD30/256."

from GD30/257 1 2 3 4

Sources


1 e-books, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae vol. 6 Aberdeen & Moray by Hew Scott.

2 National Records of Scotland, GD30 Papers of the Shairp family of Houston, West Lothian 1455-1926 GD30/769.

3 National Records of Scotland, GD30 Papers of the Shairp family of Houston, West Lothian 1455-1926 GD30/256.

4 National Records of Scotland, GD30 Papers of the Shairp family of Houston, West Lothian 1455-1926 GD30/257.

5 e-books, The House of Gordon vol. 2 ed. John Malcolm Bulloch (1907) Cadets of Lesmoir: Newton by J.M. Bulloch assisted by D. Wimberley.

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